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Title: The Whig banner
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PALATKA, E. F., TUESDAY JULY 14, 1846. ... *

Is published every Tuesday, at Palatka,
East Florida, by
at three dollars a year, in advance, or five
dollars at the end- of the year.
Advertising terms -One squa e, twelve
lines and under, for the first insertion, one
dollar.; each subsequent insertion, 75 cents.
STo yearly advertisers a liberal discount will
,e made :
Advertisements not marked with the
t.hiuimber of insertions required, will be con-
jinuediuntil forbid iand charged for.
By Five dollars will be charged for all
announcements of candidates for office.
One square for six months $10
Notice to debtors and creditors 10
Application for letters of administration 5
7'" All adrnlsOab1e pers, ial communica-
tion \will be char ed as advertisements.
I(" All bills or Job Printing, must be
paid on the delivery of the, work.
U 1' Alleommuoications must be addres-
sed postage paid.


I've listened to the cold farewell,
The careless, qhort good bye,
Wheri nota tear of sadness fill,
Or tributary sigh.
Pve felt tho pressure of the hand
At parting'galnst my own,
The severing of a happy band,
That long in love had g-wri;
*.3ut never did they wake the thought,. ;
Thy sweet" God bless you" fondly brought.
I', aske-th fur a mightier power
To guard the loved ones here,
When in thedrear y tempest huur,
*- Tou ar 'not nigh to wdheer;
A firm reliance on h6s'care,
Who rules above the sky.
A trusfulness that looks to share
The watching of his eye';
A hope that they who love thee wel i
4Vlay in his favor brightly dwell.
( God bless you"---in long after years
I'll hold it to my heart,
And check the quick and bitter tears,
That from their fountains start,
"11l merit with a soul breath'd prayer,
In trusting fervor given,
The great, almighty, watchful-care,
Which thouhast called from heaven;
Arnd as I breathe it to the skies,
Tle sweet "God bless you" shall arise.
L. M. G.

y We are disposed this week to hav
a little familiar chat with the thinking, in
dus riou8s men of Florida. What we hayv
( y, we hope will lead to no misundei
ding, and be considered in the light (
citizen talking to another concernin
th mutual benefit of each, and the gen
eral prosperity of our country. It may b
presumed that we 'will deviate somewh
f rom the rule we have laid down, but ou
excuse must be thatal editorsareallowe

io make considerable digressions. Wit
this simple introduction, we will procee
to open our conversation :
In 'the Democratic papers published
lirou hout tihe country, you have bee
1 ealrd'ipon earnestly, and in a manner .
*og compulsion, to exert yourselves i

the utmost,to swell a Convention, by ap-
pointing delegates to it,,to be holden at the
Mineral Springs, on the Suwannee, on the
26th day of the present month. This meet-
ing is to secure the election of a Repre-
sentative from thie State to the Thirtieth
Congress of the United States.
Now let us see wl)y. our hard-working
citizens are so energetically and smoothly-,
tongued called upon to elect a Loco. Foco
to represent then in Congress. Let us ex.
aminre intp tehe positive necessity of this
Measure. Let us camly anJ cooly judge
3 for ourselves, and enquire by what right
SWe are thus summoned to surrender our
elective franchises, whether we will or no.
.. "- ." +- '' ** ":
Let us discuss the claims which demands
our votes. If we are obligated to an. in-
,dividual, there must be some ground for
the obligation-some evidence to show
that our sympathy is not bestowed in vain.
.Ingratitude is one of the basest of crimes.
If we have'been really ,benefitted, and
have not returned the kindness extended to
us, wve do not deserve the praise of worthy
mien; but, if, on the contrary, deception
iand chicanery has been used to .promote
unworthy objects, we do not resent it, our
conduct is not becoming freemen, and we
lay ourselves open ever after to universal.
imposture and direlection of Republican

The many promises which the Demo-
cratic party have m-ide in Florida to pro-
mote the welfiure of hel citizens, by elect-
ing members of that party to power, has
eventuated in promises. W& have the most
positive data for this assertion; and what
is of more itiportance, we have direct
proof and can prove it. It is in the remnem-
berance of every one, that prior to our en-
terane iinto a State Government, the most
exalted terms, and unceasing means, were
used to get the people into the measure-
- for they, as now, knew that such a pro-
e ceeding would not only create trouble, but
' run them in debt. The people of the East
e supposed this, at all events, and their con-
r' jectures, we are rather inclined to believe
f have turned out correct. Well, oratory
g and the press were made the mediums to
l communicate this grand project to the peo-
e pIe ; pamphlets, newspapers, and circulars,
at were distributed at every man's door in
ir Florida. There was no lack of energy to
d carry our this magnificent State business
h Every thing a iiman made was to be his own

d Hle had no tax to pay; and even if he bid
it would no't exceed two bits a year. A
( poor man who owned nothing was to pay
ni nothing. In a year from the time of our
of entrance into the Union, we were to have
to our

have lesd us in the hammock and we will,
not trust you again.
But to our subject, or-plain talk: .
r We have stated, "on the very 6bsfeflt
- thority" what you were promised, if the
Democratic party should succeed in the

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Coast fortified. -
The remaining Indians in the country re-
m oved.
We were to realize twenty dollars" an!
acre for the 500,000, to which we became en- s
titled on our admission. (A nice poor man's
doctrine this. to pay $20 per acre, when the
Government only asks $1 25.)
We, were to have a Railroad across the
country. ". "
A University erected .
Common schools established in every dis-
The extraordinary" reservation at Tampa
annulled. I
Get for the education of our children $480 h
pet annum, instead of paying three times
the amount.
Secure $400, 00 for the improvement of 9
roads and rivers. "
'Hasten the settlement of the claims of the t
country against the'U. S.
The claims of the Duval county militia
adjusted for meritorious service in the war. r
A "better legislation and administration of s
the laws."' f
A maintenance "of our citizens in. the
p"ssesion of their homes against the Hackley
or any one of the grants to the'Duketsof At- i
agon, Punon, Rostro, and De Vargas."
'The reclamation fiom the U. S. of our dis-
trubitive proportion of the suplus revenue
shared among the States in the year 1836. i
&e., .&cC,. &c., .&c. d
!L. ve.ssethiUga. Have one of these single promises which
Mr. LEVY made in his" Circular" been ful- ,
filled ? We repeat the question If we
are wrong, and if we have done injustice to
the Democratic party, we shall stand cor- I
rected. But the facts are before us. They i
are evident-and we shall proclaim noth'-
ing for which we have not fair vouchers, ,
and which a man s own signature does not -
hold good for. Do. we owe a debt of gra- i
titude to the Loco Foco party so strong f
that we MUST send one of that party to
,Congress to represent us ? No, no, honest
Floridiant! we will think further of this t
You. have been told that it is a "s/ignma'
on the people of this State to put a Whig
in office. A name has destroyed many
a genuine citizen; let us look at clever
worth, and secure principles which are
conducive to good government-honest in
their intentions-candid to all, and ealcu
lated to benefit ourselves, our fai iDies, and
our neighbors. No more false pi tjnjions
for us Deceived once, we have i in our
power to correct the evil. Our confidence
Sin you is lost! Like the Indian, should
Syou return from the wickedness of your
ways, with open arms will we receive you.
-What we have, you shall have; but you

t.rimng to himself Of one thing we are
sure, he will find that CCrackers" 'as we
are called in East Florida, we know how
to esteem a wor'liy gentleman, and an ho-
nest, openly iupa.iSlit -W hig politician.
A large lot of Corn, Elour. and Rice; also
a lot of Steel Corn MWils, for sale by
J. & H. TILLMAN. "

administration of affairs in the State andc
in Congress. What have we to sho4w for
our suffrages, or what has 'this party to
show for our-votes ? But one single item l
It is this:
The payment of a few. regiments, Browns,
Garrisons, &c., for duty performed.
This is all Of every promise made, this
has been the only one fulfilled. And why ?
Because some $250,000 depended on it.
And who has got the money ? Ask the
patriot volunteer, and he will tell you that
he has not received one quarter of his hard

earned services! He, will tell you that
greedy Loco Foco speculators have step-
ped in, who never shouldered a musket in
heir lives, and, taking advantage of his po-
verty, have deprived him of his pay,; his
rations, and his time. ,This is true and
omne well stocked plantations and finely
killed stores can testify to the fact!
The poor man is led on by a yoke which
nothing but the strongest energy can throw
Dft. Break the chain, poor men of Flo-
,ida Do not keep your head all'the time
n the .dust !' Let the "promised" bond be
dissevered !; Proclaim yourselves at once
ree! and bI-no more the tool of a party
who have laughed at your weakness;
grown fat on your labor and. patriotisnm-
and treated your distresses with scorn and

O Our gallant contemporary of the
Savannah Republican, is charging nobly
into some resolutions which Mr. Webster
ree 0tly introduced in the Senate of the"
U. ., stating that Our Government,
Iou t now to desist from its military oper-
ations, and tender terms to the Mexicans."
The Republican, after scoring it into the
Government for its negligence in nqi'pro-'
viding General 'Taylor with the means to
follow up his brilliant victories of tie 8th
and 9th, and mentioning that thek course
pursued hy it is one calculated to prolong
the war, thus concludes :-
"The proposition for peace .ought to"
come from the Mexicans, if the moral an(i
political influences expected to flow froth
this war, are intended to result beneficially.
to the United States. The /surest way for
a nation to obtain peace, is to hold herself
in readiness to fight, and to fight in earnest
ait any time, and with any foe. This boy's
play is neither becoming onr nationaldig-
nity, nor our national power. It will pro-
long the war for years to the injury of ev-
ery interest involved. If the Government
will only furnish General Taylor and Gent.
Gaines with'the means, they will ensure
peace to both countries in less than a
twelve month."

MR. CABELL.-From private letters we
learn, that this gentleman is winning
hearts, ald it we mistake not, votes too,
wherever he goes. Thv reception he has,
met wittiin the different places he has
visaied, mrnust be truly gratifying and flat-

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According to arrangements that had
been previously made, this day was cele-
bratedat Fort King by the inhabitants of
Marion county in a truly patriotic and
..sumptuous style.
The Bev. Mr. Gabrith, commenced the
services ot the day by'offering at the throne
of grace an eloquent and appropriate,
C. A. M1TcaWEi,, E*iq.: read the Decla-
ration of Independeizce.
Doct. R. SA&TRitNac delivered an ora.
tion with brief and fluent eloquence.
The asseiblage, consisting of about
three hundred persons, fifty of whom were
-the fairest of the fair," were then invited
to partake of the good cheer provided by
the Committee of Arrangements, but ow-
ing to a heavy shower at this-time, the ar-
bour which had been built was not a suf-
fcient protection, and the plot was a little
marred ; in a few minutes, however, a new
table Was laid in the Court House, were
the gentlemen repaired, while the ladies
'were provided for at the house of Col.
Paine. *
SAfter some hours spent over their viands,
the gentlemen returned to the arbour
-when the following toasts were read and
responded to :
General JNO. SCOTT acting as Presi.
dent, and Doct. WILLIS J. SPAMEk, as
Vice President.

1. The President of the United States.
2. George Washington.
3. The Constitution of the United
States; may it never he dissolved.
4. The Declaration of Independence.
5. The day we celebrate-Our National
Sabbath--may we never forget its wor-
6. The fathers of 76. Their valor and
wisdom are our noblest inheritance-may
we never loose the birthright.
7. The Governor of Florida.
8. Our Flag-Who shall confineit do
9. Florida-Last not least.
10. Our Union-the fruit of great men
great deeds and great principles.-

11. The Army of the United States, a
-noble band, it was never found wanting;
its great deeds in Texas have added new
lustre to its glory.
.12. The Navy of the United States~-its
.eeds will signalize the G(uf of fMexico as
they have the Atlantic and the Lakes.

By the President.-The State of Florida, stand on one of the loftiest pinacles of A./Lively and Exciting Scene.-On Thurs-
may she rise in eminence until she has no heaven, you would there see other skies day afternoon, a son of the Captain of the

superior in the American Union.
By the ,ice President.-Florida-the
faettsportion ot our happy country ; may
the p'lty discord which now paralyze the
noblest energies of the land on which na-
ture has so profusely lavished her choice-
est favors, so6n be reckoned among the
things that were, and true merit becomeflhe
only passport to popular favor.
* B~7C. A. Mitchell.- The Senate of the
United States, the palladium of the Con-
stitution. In the Oregon treaty they have
given' a new testimony of their dignity,
firmness and patriotism.
By "Jno. G. 'Reardon.-Church and
State-may neither lack the elements to
conduct them successfully.
By Capt. Waterman.-Marion County;
the garden spot of Florida-may her coun-
ty site Ocala," yet be the capital of the
By J. L.Mc Gahagin.-Florida- may her
increasing population -iicrease her respect-
ability and Iprosperity.
By Wm. Piles.-Florida-t'he land of
flowers. Her sweetest rose is woman,
By Doct. E. L. Baker.-The citizens of
Marion county. A more generous ind
kind-hearted people never lived--inay
prosperity and wealth attend thitu through
By' A. J. Lyon.-General Taylor and his
brave army-may they receive the reward
they so richly merit by their recent deeds
of valor in the battle's of Palo Alto and
Resaca de lIa Palma.
B-y A. McLeod.-' Ocala," the capital of
Marion Bounty-may it be as Athens of
Greece, the seat of learning and know.
ledge, and Iriay our youth resort there for
'By Capt. James Piles, Sr.-Our country
-may her'officials be Ihonest and faith-
fil, as they have ever been.
By the President.--The American fair--
may they forever live in the hears of their
By E. D. Ilouse.-The Hero of the Rio
Grande-may his name be commemorated
with the fathers of our Independence.
By Jno. G. Reardon.-The Rev. Mr.
Galbiith--he has this d(lay appealed to the
Most High to watch over our country. for
which may he receive that rewvard in Hea-
ven that we are unable to give.

By the Vice Presidenit.--Woman Her
smiles are to the sterner sex what the sun's.
rays are to the soil.
By 1-I. Srnith--Marion county-may

13. Woman: her county site, Ocala, rival the city of Tal-
The World was sad, the garden was a wild, see.
And man the hermit sighed till woman By J. I. Harden.-Could you 'soar be-'
smiled. .' the moon, and pass through all the
The following Volunteer Toasts ere plarthry choir.; could you wing. your wpy
Ihen offered: o the highest apparent star, and takeyoour

expand, another sun distributing his unex-
haustible beams by day, other stars that
gild the horizon of the alternate .ight,
and n perhaps nobler systems established,
but never would you find a braver heart-
ed man than General Taylor, or a main
to whom more 'is due from the American
people, for his recent glorious victories.
JNO. SCOTT, President.
J. G. REARDON, Secraelay.


SVOL. I.-NO. 4.

SPALATKA, E. F. JULY 14, 1846.
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NOxTICE is hereby given to all interested
that from and alftetthis date, the ".4lcahua
Cow Boy," formerly DAVID LEVY, is hereaf-
ser to be respected as DAVID LEvY YULEE, a:
Senator of the United Siates, for six years
at EIGHT' DOLLARS per DAY, and as the
" Grandson of the Counsellor of the Emperor
of Morocco ;"- and also; that the Farmer
of McCoy's Creek,'" formerly GEORGE GROU-
. D, is to be known henceforth, as GEURGE
MESERVEY GrovARP, Jr., the Editor of the
Whig Banner, published at Paiatka, East
Palatka, July 4,-'76 insertions-free.

Decidedly the best Grand Jury present i.
mneht we have read is that which has emana-
ted from the Grand Jury room of Marion
County. Our nieighbours of Marion under-
stand their duty well and like worthy citi-
zens have faithfully performed it. The'evils
they wish redressed are so very glaring that.
we have been truly astonished that attention
has not been called to them before. Marion
County has now the honor to lead the State
in reform by the judicious presentment
which her citizens have et 'forth.

Sry We availed ourself, in company with
a friend, of an invitation to visit the planta-
ion of D. A. BURLESON, Esq., Woodville,
about ten miles below Palatka. We were
niuch gratified at the admirable manner in
which the plantation is kept by Mr. STEW-
ART, the gentlemanly overseer. Com-
fort and plenty abounded. The cotton was
in e excellent cultivation, and promised to
yield a.haidisome harvest to it s worthy pro-

Revenue Cutter, lying at Messrs. Simpson
& Neil's rail way, in So.uthwark, accident-
ally fell into the river, and in'a moment
the father sprang into rescue the struggling
boy; and not meeting with desirable' sue
cess, four f thie seamen of the Cutter also
plunged in and buoyed up the father and
son, and returned with them to the vessel.
The scene was exciting. The honest no,
lhie hearted tars deserve a reward
aT7 The officer alluded to in the above
paragraph, is Capt. DAY, who conmmandedf
the steam cutter Leare," when stationed.
upon our coast.-Banner.
A GooD ONE. -Ge. Scott, it appears,i
can talk better than he can write. A wri-
ter in the National Intelligencer says that
a friend of the General accosted him a
few weeks ago, a little before the brilliant
victories on the Rio Grande, tlu.s: Do
you not apprehend, General, that, by a,
achieving a brilliant victory, General TAY-

-LOR Will
,he does,

we shall

Presidentt1 "Suppose
have for President an

honest man and a good Whig," was the,
magnanimous reply,

A war aof~onquest should he avoided;
first, because it is not desirable for us to
enlarge our present unwieldy territorf.-
and, secondly, because it would, in thd
eyes of all the world, confirm the charge
that we had provoked this war in order to
afford an opportunity of imuposig on a
weak neighbi our, and unju4l0y disei,.-nubr-,
ing a portion of her territory. The north-'
ern provinces should be speedily seized on,
not with a view, of permanent co0quesr,
but in order to coerce Mexico into peace.
The Pittsburg Dispatch comes out zeal-
ously for Gen. Taylor for the next Presi-
dency. It nominates him as its next can-
didate, regardless of all party predilictions..
The Dispateh says:
In taking this move we would especial-+
ly call upon the young men ofthe country
-those who has witnessed the base infli
ences of parties, without being ._Orruptd'
by them. Let the young men step into
rank, and sustain a man who is notat home,
seeking office through cliques of corrupt
politicians, but nobly fighting our batti a
in the land ot the Montezumas.
Says to political parties, STAND BA
it is time the people made their own PJ"
d(lent; and in their name, we command yoet,
IA-Dvs or,! Touch not.the man whom
the people delight to honor. Let him not
be disgrace by a nomination from Whigs

The Whigs of Delaware have nominated or Democrats He is the man of the people
as their candidate for Governor at the ap- Wiuld it not be well for such .s agree
preaching election. They have also re with us to take proper measures foa bring.,
nominated the Hon. JOHN W. HOUSTON iig Genoral Tay lor property before t
as the Whig candidate far a seat in Con- public. While he:. is fighting our bPttlee
gress for the ensuing twoyears. should we not fight his?

. IN

~m~mbI..uaE~~uU m

THE BGAMIT. The trialt of Bragdom
in Bos tn for bigamy resulted in the non-
agreem nt of jhe Jury. His first wife,
,'Lucy A. Jones, wasa witness, and created
considerable amusement by her answers,
Sto the questions put to her. Here is ,a
ample, a genuine sample:
Q. When did you marry the defendant ?
A. In 1842.
Q. How old aman was he ?
A. A middle-aged man--by the looks of

hin. (Looking directly into the prisoner's
Q. Was it a man or a woman that mar-
ried you?
A. Are you a fool or a wise man ?
Q. (Speaking of a vessel that the par-
ties sailed in, the prisoner remarked:)
"You don't know the difference between
. ship andra steambuat."
Q. I know the difference between a
rascal and an honest man.
She replied to some questions addressed
to her-"I" have lived with him as his wife
over two years.. I have a child by him."
Question by the prisoner. Have you
Jhad any.Chiti since ?
A, None of your business.
Q. Did it rain on the day you were mar-

A. No. But I should have thought it
a ouuld

ORhSS. A correspondent ion gravely undertakes to
noticing the" marriage of Dr' .. -
, cn -., g, prove that war is a blessing to
Judson to I anny Forrester,
latdv Miss Chhhubbuck and thn the Mexicanpeople. Weknow

well: known


many beautiful tales and
sketches, says
"'The marriage took place
a day or two since at Hamil-
ton, Madison county, the res-
idence of the- bride's parents.,
The party arrived here on
Saturday attended by a few
friends' and they will remain
a few. days preparatory :to
their. departure for Bermah,
the seat of Dr. Judson's
mission. It is understood.that
they sail the next month for
their Eastern home. The lady
is very delicate in her appear-
rance, and her health is quite
feeble-1apparently hardly e-
qual to six month voyage. One
temalefriend a Miss Lillipridge
accompanies .Mrs. Judson,
and is t6 form part of the
missionary establishment.-
The late Mrs.. Judson died at
St Hlelena, on the voyage
home in search of renewed
The Doctor met Miss Chub-,

AN INCREDi STORY. ,he buch not long afer his arrival.
W"indsor, Vermont Journal engage her to write the
ttes that at Cornish, H. memoirs of his lately deceased
.s ni wife, and in this way com-
about two weeks ago, one of w a i
Severin fenced \ vte acquaintance
the most horrible acts ever -, 1 .\
the most b -e which has now -ripened into
hoard of was perpetrated. A -- h 1 n
wi -- matrimony, She wil now en-
widow lady, after a few months .ma. rimony:r. She,
-mourn ig married a second, jIoy peculiar facilities for coin-
mourmo1ff married a second / _, ,.. ,
husband who, to er. uo ion pleting the memoirs. It..is well
was not as good as the first, understood to be a love match,
was not as good" as the first, '.c e -,..-..
n .. .- .., c and it is .certainly a sticking
and she told him the farm was r a ..
>.1 .instance of the power of the
not as well managed as when he ,. i t th ,.p t
~>.. .. "little winged deity. The lady
(the first husband) was on it. l .h
-* .. OR eaves iame, country and
At this the husband started leaves f ..
S.o, wn t t friends, for a distant home and
.without a word, went to the ,.
S,,. -. a dangerous climate. She is
barn, put his oxen into a cart,, d c li. -,e. Se s
raceeddth, 'e- ""Dr D udsons s third wife. 1Mrs
proceeded to, the graveyard Judson is understood to have
and a tually dug up the remains
ft rLa / ,us bnp / -.a"dl been a most exemplary daug-
oj tetirst -usbnad-carrtd the -- e r ..,
S .' ter, .nd hen r intimate, tends
coffin home, and set zt down in ei .d- he it -,r -
ct ho-e ,and sI it d w f honored her more for her filial
'te kCitcnen---eclaring that ,,i f d h .-
SkWc hen- declaring that d if devotedness than they admired
it would mak e so much differ- highly attractive tales. We
en E should be on the farm!" wsh herall success in her new
--I s tale of horror would career."

Snot out of place in France. .
It i decidedly Anne Radclif- CAMPAIGN AGAINST MEXICO.
fin A Washington letter says-
Some idea my. be formed of
TEA AND COFFEE DUTY.-the, extent ofthe contemplated
The rate of duty which-it is operations against Mexico, by
proposed-to lay on: Tea and estimates which are being
Coffee, according to the re- prepared at the proper office,
commendation 'of the Secreta- for the follow ng means of
ry of the Treasury, is twenty -transportation: 2000 wagons,'
per cenit, ad valorem. This 4000 mules, 6000 horses, and
rate is estimated to produce a 400 oxea. These facts speak
revenue of $3,000,00 per an- stranger then any comment I
aumn. .- -ou4 make.

The Tuscarora .Indians now
number 2770 souls. they
were once a powerful tribe.

Marine Temnperance
of New York city, now
ses 19,000 members.
;:-,,,, t *" :..- -, ... .

ry. The
"* O


not on what code of philoso-
phy this opinion is founded,
but presume it is upon there
theory of some. misanthrope,
who thinks this.
"A very bad world to live in--
To borrow, to beg, or to strive in;'
and therefore blesses the bullet
that sends him to a better.-

On Saturday at 7 o'clock P.
M. at the church of St Martin,
says Attakapas Gazette, (La)
a very uncommon and interest-
ing ceremony took place at-.
the foot of the-altar. It was the
youngest couple imaginable
receiving. the marriage sacra-
ment. The g"roat was 92
years of age, and the bride,
with white robe and white
veil, had entered upon her se-
cond century, that is to say,
she, iwas 101 years of age.
Both. without any ,.serious
infirmities kneeled down and
made Their first communion.
,A marriage promise had
existed them for tbe last 65
years. "Better late than
never"is a maxim that can
well be applied in this circum-

A son of Governior Lincoln,
of Mass., who distinguished
himself in the battles of 8th
and 9th of May, has been
nominated as Assistant Adju-
tant General, with the rank of

It is estimated that more
than one hundred thousand
volunteers have already offer-
ed their services for the Mex-
ican war.

"There is more gratitude iu
the world,"' "says Southey,"
"than the. world believe, or
than. the ungrateful, are capa-
ble of believing."


THE subscriber having :estabhahed him.
self at iaiatka, East Florida, is prepared to
receive visitors at all seasons of the-year.
His conveniences and accommodations for
those whom sickness or pleasure might at-
tract to Florida he entertains a. hope are
equal to any in the place.
The salubrity of Palatka is too well known
to need any con mment--suffice it to say that
it was selected as a military post during the
Indian war in preference to all other sites
on account of its general healthiness, and
the facilities which-it afforded.
The immediate vicinity of Palatka abounds
in game of all description ; the river, a bold
sheet of water running at its side, yeilds a
supply of the most delicious fish-while the
numerous orange groves of its neighbor-.
hood gives a perfume and a feeling to the
senses truly inviting and enchanting.
The man of leisure, the sportsman, the
invalid-the lover of the beautiful an d pic-
turesque, will find employment for the min
at Palatka which no other locality in E. '
holds out. .- -
From Palaika, the distance to the o
is about fifteen miles--the citizens o, 0 *a-i
place of course enjoying the soolthj a. te"
breezes which loose in heir travel 0.64
verity which is experienced at Jack .r S.
and St. Augustine. The rear of -'6u ville
is, girted by high, elevationse-rn town
rivulets-with pleasing prospects I"aering
terrupted retreats t nbaad u i-
There a.e two steamboats %
weekly at the place from S anah arrive
carrying the U. S. mail-alse one
er that ptys weekly to the, a-sl seam -
on" Lake M6nroe. Sping
,-A U. S. mail stag I- .. ,, 0.
Tampa 'Bay, via f'ort W
.. T! WIGHT A p" -
Plata,June21, 1e4If.>,.P.o

There is a freshness and a
purity in morning, which, is
to the phyiscal arid moral state
of man is vigor ,ad delight.-
It Jis seldom that .the sensualist,
thf.idle or the vain, taste its
etliireal joys. A mystical
spirit lurks in the perfu med'
breath of awakened creation,
which is undoutedly gifted
with supernatural power
Those who would 'live long
and see good days, must hab-
itually become early risers
The loss of the morning hour
is never retrieved.

Gen. Gaines, it is said, is a-
bout sixty-nine years of age;
-Gen.. Scott about sixty-four,
and Gen, Taylor-fifty-six.

penses. of the Empress of Rus-
sia, during her sojourn in Italy,
are estimated at 40,000 per
WAR MuNITrONS' The present war
with Mexico has given --employment to
some 1000 or 1500 females' in Philadel-
Per steamer St Matthews, from Savannah
Jnly-7th. Capt. Smith, U. S. A. Maj Put-
man, Jones, Brown.-8 Deck.
Pr. steamer Win. Gaston, from Savannah,
July 10th. Miss, Hil, Mesra. Pendleton,
Yat'q, Burn, Reed,
By the last arrival of the B')ats. A lar-re
lot of- Bacon sides and shoulders of excellent
quality. For sale low tor cash by.
Palatka, F. F. July 13th, 1846.


Agent, Palatka. ,
[]g. All produce to be "hip!ped by the boat
at Palatka, will be stored by the agent free of
charge. .,.
[p The steamer 6a rah Spalding, runs in
connection with this boat, to Enterprize on
Lake Monro.-
June 21,'1846.,

otusiness o seeing her safe home. She'
was about sixteen years of age, rather pre,
ty, and and dressed in a namtty black coatL
pantaloons and a cloth cap and gaiter boots
*-and carried a fashionable little -cane. She,
maid she merely dressed up for "a little,
fin,', She lives with her mother in Brook-
S-Iyn.--.Y. Express .

y the sterner
o)w for cash-
t $1 per bushE
d shoulders.
rter, in bottle
at $16.
above named
Small seasons -s
ubscriber has
;, 1, I ,&, 1D I M.

; GEN. TAYLOR.O The Louisville Courier, lot
_.in speaking of Gen. Taylor, says:
le was raised and educated in this coun- June 30, 1846.
try, and always has considered it and re-
gards it as his home. His father, Col. N
SRichard Taylor, was an officer in the Old _.
Continental army, and died at his residence toi STue firsae l
,1 i.'- i> ton a nd for sale lo.
n:iear this city about ten years since. He A lotofcorn at
Svas an elector in this district for Jefferson, tlour t"$7 pera
SMadison. Monroe aid Henry Clay the first Bac-n-sides an
t ime he was a candidate for the Presiden- Best Londqn po
y H.*H
S Gen. Taylor at present owns several val Gumpf's rifles,
able houses and lots on Wall street intis A supply of 'e
.city. Ie also owns a large plantation in be kept for sale at
jVXississippi, and a smaller one in Louisia- aal, June

A NOVEL ExceUsE.-In the battle ofthe LTH I s
Resaca de la Palma, a hand-to- hand skir above ho
finish, a soldier in our army, a quaint I he is rea
Irishman, pierced a Mexican with his bay- ers either by the
onet and immediately after fired the con- are airy and capai
tents of his musket. "What was that for," efforts to please]
-said the officer in command of the squad, with their patron
in a tonesignifying his disapproval of the satisfaction.
act'. 66" said the soldier, much puzzled ; His stables are
for an answer, "What was it for?-why to be t aettndancST
make a hole to get my bayonet out of to be Palatka, June
Sure "
*' : w"- T.T TXll 1


4V A lJ X.& 1 L I M U I U-XA L L 1 9 1 0 'W- -* ^ --- y -^ -
All of the best selections, which will be sold
as low as can be boughtin E. F.
Palatka, June 20,
"For the people of St. Johns, Orange, Marion
Beniiton and llachuaa C owUtis .

At Palatka, has the largest stock of new
goods,just received from New York, ever
before offered, which he is prepared to sell
at such prices as cannot be beat, for cash .or
country produce. Call an'd examine for
yourselves. .
N. B. Goods consigned to him received
and forwarded upon the most reasonable
terms, and all kinds of business transacted
where an agent is required.
Plattka, E. F. June 21, 1846.

Grocery and Colmission Mlerchant.
HAs opened a grocery and coummi: sioi
tore at the abov4 place, where he will be
happy to serve his friends in the iterior
.and abroad.
His warehouse is large and commodious"
protected from the inclemency of the wea,
ther Ht all seasons, and safe On otier re-
spects. His stock of goods he hopeswil-
merit the attention of the public.
N. .B. Receiving and forwarding good
punctually attended to.
f al.atka, June ,2 1846

THE subscriber will receive by the Sphr.
Jaaac Franklin, expected in a fewl4aysfromM
New York, 100 bbls. of superfine FLOUi
.vliich he.offers at Savannah rates. ,.
--ac!keoaille, July 7)l184, .

- ^ ; .,.**' -ii

Florida and Savannah packet, via Pcola' a,
Black Creek; Mandarin, Jacksunville,
St. John's Beach, St. Mary's, Bru swicko
and Darien carryingg the U. Maij to the
a b o v e p la c e s ,t h, .
,-'The regular pack-,
_..._...:._ _,'et steamF r'St. Mat-,
thews, has been
thoroughly over&
Iauled, her decks and cabins rebuilt andr
handsomely furnished and painted,vand her
machinery much improved. As for acco-
modation and comfort, she ,cannot be sur-
passed by any boat on the route, This boat
will arrive at Savannah every Thursday
morning, before the departure of the dally
line of steamers for Charleston, which leave
every evening. .. .,' ... '* ">.
Al srpa"enersu wishing to take passage.,
in the brig or ba,.queline which leaves Sa-
vannah. every, Thursday and l-aturday for
New York, after the arivalof the St. Mat1
thews from Florida "
Passengers, with their baggage, wil be put
on board df either line, if required. /
The above boat will leave as follows :
Leave Palatka every Tuesday, a. m. 9oql'k.
Picolata 11 "
Black Creek <" p.m.3 3
Jacksonville night 12 '
for freight or passage, apply to Captlain
McNelty, on board,,or-to
Agents, Savannah..
A ge ts, Janct.sonville.
JO N ,Hl. .GU N BY,
Agent, Black Creek.

y* We are glad to perceive that the PURIFY T H E BL 0 D I
:papers have taken up insight good/earn t B
eat tlhe recent outrage perpetrated on tht- MOF.AT'S -
IationBy the appointment of iRdividuale O Fr W A T9 1
in thliewly -organized regiment o dra- .. TT I r I? 1 I _
goos)ri9,nkMng tle-vetqransof the-Warot VeB "
1812, andtthi heroes of the late Mexicai A i
battles. Serious injustice has been done AND ., .:. '" ''
these gallant'soldie's and well calculate ed,, # -l B
to di aut al1tt~hinkingj teadeo^3E^ M B2T *- 1" ,:
tendency to destroy the energy and espr- _. celebrity which these.pre-emineat Medicies have acquired for their ,
du cor of our little army. Mr. Fremont, it. The high and env i d dit which they profess to cure, has rendered the al .
rfl .n .all'-.the diseases whichthey, proes ,, e:,, ..
whoranks as a fifth second lieutenant, is i nvariable ffieay f ina -unnecessary but "nworthy of them. They are know .by
promoted to the Lieutenant Colonelcy in rac e, of ,p rks testify for them, ad they thrive not y the faith e
this regiment, ranking thirteen Majors who -their frmut their goo d,*. t
served in the war of 1812. 'is gentle- credulous. m ALL CASEO
nman is a son-in-law of Colt. Benton. WVA LASI,.." AsVRIE. OF veou it, ._..
W... i- n",, :k h. VI R A "t N u of h etr n " Vous b el aintyof'.ll l ... i
W. Loring, of Florida, stands as the first andchrance ohauntatism,. For thisae iirgeo fhe r .... oal A0k#.
Captain on the list, leading of course, all getio.s qf the Bladder found a tar tseed, ad certain .Pal be p ofte'et Il.
the tried commissioned officersbelow that =of*s IE.S" and remedy. O Aermjdie lea T I j^. ri ".
th tie n Liet 11OUS FEVE RS and rmey. ot .ir edicise, "eavsParorte .-.i
ea ., ,d.' LIVE CMLAIN "T S. the sstem subject to a' return of P 1.8 Thl e origia rpe
grade whoso fearleesly distinguished them- LItvR COMPLAINTS.wher the ure by these medi- torofthesmediines wascured- .
selves on the fiuld ot the Re.ade la Pdal- ay eaars a. VUS ine rma .. _ry thmb e *_^
ana. We prophecy that the position this be found uinvaluble. Planters, ted, at.ee ." alo e .
-gePt.enYnho:s"in. h mav and-othem, who one ouineas of thte opeto "
gentleman holds in the new regiment will e. dain es, w nee EERAL DEBILITY. Patin in the head, side, back,
be rather a ot one for hi(n-a second lieu- ,rd be without the, Gotd. fthbjonts, andoroa. .
tenancy should have answered all his Sili Cholic andS erous "se Gi iths.iMM s
wants. But this is Loco Foco gratitude! 1 ^" Headades, of ere kind. will besure ofrelief by tde Lit
Fivela bagatelle I Mard Fever. Medicines .
ie a bJagate. c,,,.t .tedy. houatismf* t-lo-"-lood tothea. -
DANGEROUS SPOR. On Tuesday eve- co NSUMPTION. Used i. Ja AM. C
STing a:young woman residing in Brook- with the gmeatest sumceeia this Loss ppeti LAINTS te.ULA o KIN
,-:,, -,ease. LIVER coM PLAIN.T$-S CR FL.m K N ,
lyn,and whois named.as a Miss Scrich- co'LeMmorS eprosy EVIL, iitw.t forms.
--" C6U0,rt L H no'rs. IWpOsy Z. V I L, in its won t forms.
nam, dressed in male attire and thus appar- oPssI .A.No r o# vrrRyIAL DIS EAS- Upstioen.
lled, visited this city with her co:sin a Y PEP8SI Sed, v e h c. ...whe o ith this distreming-disease E S. Never fails to eradzcateeOn- really e allHd by these medi-
Mr. Fuller. ,By someamens the ,police should delay ming then medi- tirel all the effects of Meuy P parents wM do wel to
officer here discovered the trick, and took inesimmediatey. a infinitelysonertn anthe.most i. e w eit
her and her companion into custody. See- Esptis. ft Skipwerful wprillstbeoeisrtain. specd.--Relif
Z:*elms ~a .parilla.
ing in what a position her indiscreet con- Ftdy. 2gtsweas.will be ertai.
duct had placed her, the poor girl became S 6 lSS..
larmed and begged tobe sent home. Two V .aii ar 4 i li,-I- -,,
..officers were therefore despatched on the W A36.mg'i" 3 (_' ..^-

1 remove an disease from the system. .
E PI LL S and PH (ENIX BI TT ER S beyoen the reach ofcem-

'Arid this
A.t single trial will place the L I F E
10 petition, in the estimation of every I
) IT? Prepared and old, wholesale 1
S Broadway, corner of Anthony street
S, The genuine ofthese medicine are
i t r < Moffatte Good Samaritan," contain
streat'to our Office, by which stranger
Share copyrighted, therefore those whc
W nine. Be careful, and do not bu
/, ,dn ... ... va- nJ',it tohhthem.

u -

adrtail, by IN1 t.WX V M ,13 I 0rr WI rAC. N
.Yrk.i)n iI ll l B. BH 'B- iA CLAIN-, CONTRACT. AND
iew wo ite. a o ---lab-elsttogether with a tamph-t,-called- GENERAU L AG EN ,T
1new putiup -on r *.- which is a drawing of Broadway fr"ta l Go. W,. Rcl has associated w, Wh
re visig th, ity cavery asin Thelyappers 0naeuap ".h ,. "cCORMrCK, Esq. (, tlemanlong
o procure.tb ,.inw ithbth ,~~ coint i e lunt^^ ^
Ly th o se ew itk y eld uo wr a p p e rs ; u t if "yu. "o t' -e .. -- -- a n
y thos.wi 9to tle Members t)f congress f)r the last
HRISTOPHERA cRA Agent.- twenty-years.) for the transaction of any
bsCHRISTOPHERiness at Wahigton an vicinity wiere-
Palatka, E. -F.
S- ' in. th services of an Agent or Attorney may
NEW GOODS!* NETW GOOD.. I ,. l. wil attend to the prosecution
EW GOOD NE.1 GOOD I of Claims before Congress aud the several
SWm. Gas" THE subscribers have just received a largepartents; to the obtaining of Contract;
assortment -&fNew Falncy atid S-taple -Goodslprmns oteotiigo ota
'b-assortment NaVefANawAlso- the, procuring of Pensions, whether Invalid,
el. 'by recent arv sfrom New Yok. Ale Revolutionary,or otherwise; the obtaining
Corn, I.-of Patents; the adjustinent of all Land
Flour, U Claims; the settlement of allthe:va.hi'its
s. Sugar, kinds of Accounts with the different De
Molasses, apartments; the purchase and sales of Real
Rice, Eoate, Collection, &c. &e.
Articles wil S.Ct doffe4 B .. .. tt -To those who have business connected
f the year. Salt-and Bacon, of the best quality. .-
E Ah gooar.u tof-with the French, Neapolitan, Spanish, and
,. IMcRAE. A good assortment of- Mexican Indemnities, from my acquaintance
Hardware, k wth he Modern languagest,4he services of
roE. t ry, a translator are unnecessary.
EL. talery, GEO. W. RICE.
Opened the ,Nai~s, axes,'guers, hammers_ Washington, June I -1846.
. F' Bi ,-,-'- ir 1;-, ,' ohnilt_ A^.P... he.e c & e.

)tel, ait ralatwa, r,. r- wiu,
Ldy to accommodate board-
day or year. His rooms
cious, and he hopes that his
hose who may honor him
age will inmeet with every
fine and large with.the

THu. subscriber has on hand, and contain '
ues to receive every arrival -of boats a gen-.
sral assortment of Dry Goods and Gr cerie8a
Provisions, \
jiardware,- .'/3 i,
.Crockery;, .
which he will sell as low for cash as ca n ha
purchased at any other point in Florn a.
Planters are respectfully invited call
and examine his st ck.
Palatka, June 21,1846.

S-, THE regular Steam Packet Wm. GASTON,
Capt. F. Peck, will arrive at Picolata every
Friday morning at 9 A. M. on -each week,
and will leave at 4 P.'M. for Savannah via
Mandarin, Jacksonville, St Marys, and all
.iinmediate landings, and arrive in Savannah
early on Sunday morning. Passengers can
leave'at 8 o'clock in the evening in the dtai
ly line of Steaimers. ,
The Gaston runs in connection with Mesf
sers. Washburn, & Wilder's Brig Line of
Packets to New. York, of which one leaves
every Monday 3norhintf. -. .
Tlie Gaston does not return to BIack Creekf
on hpr way to Savannah.
^ .- J. B, -C'OLE, *.- ..,...*y
/Agent, Palatka,
Agent, J f,: 3s-a/uii.. J
i "- .'- --: ,

S-A LAUl & A E U-M-- w-
SCuRtous CAsE. A young lady inWibee, 2,000acres of valuable ian situate on
WLe. has died in a sudden and singular man4 St. John's River, five miles south of Volusia,
'r. She was attacked in the night with a 800 acres of which is the best Liv e
most excruciating head-uche whih caused Cedar and Cabbage Hamoc l
her to scream in agony. A Piysician .was ble ttles given, an wi of
senitfor and after exam aitningthe casehe suitpurchasers,by enu iGHTMAN,
pronounced it a fever, and prescribed ac- Agent for the Proprietor.
S cordingly. Buthis prescription afiorded 'Palatka, June 30, 1846.
, no relief, and the patient died. While
Slay ing out the body, an eaiwig was seen OFARRIVALSAND
issuing fronm on of her ears, and it is sail CONTRACT TIME O ARR MAIVALS. AND
it passed frmi one edirIto the other entirelyDEPA URES OF MAILS.
through her head, This is impossible.- pAxT PosT Oratc.
Nevertheless the presence of an i'nsect in vkthern, in steaiboat.
the er, may be highly dangerous. By Arrives every Tuesday by 8, a. m.
S"dropping a teaspoonfhl of gin or sweet oil Departs same day at 9, a. m.
in the ear, the cause willbe destroyed. Tampa,= via Frt King, horsebk.


Arrives every Friday by 7,'p. m.
Departs every Tuesday at9, a. m. M
elMdlonville, in steamboat.
S.rives every Fridav by 6, p. m*
* "p arts every Tuesday at 9, p. Tm.
JlJAS ]. COJ,, Postmas ,
- l 7i i 846 ...... ':