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DEVOTED TO JUSTICE-JUDGE FROM OUR ACTS& "
sY GEO 1-M.GROUARD, JR. OC XL1. E. P., STURD YI J NUARY 29, 1848. VOL. -NO 29
THr ROCALA AA RGUS.
iIs putbilhed every Saturday, at Ocala
East Florida, by
S EO. M, GROUARD, JR.
at two dollars a year, in advance, or five
dollari- atn the end of the year.
Advertisin terms -One aqua e, twelve
lines and under, for the first inmertiun one
dollar; each subsequent insertion. 7) -ents.
.To yearly advertisers a liberal discour.t will
Aderlisem ni3 not marked' vith the
number of insrions required, will be con-
tinued until fort id and charged f r .
j, -Five dollar; will be charged fir all
.nn nouneenls of candidatesfor office
One square for six month, $10
Noice to debtors and creditors 10
Publication for letters of administration 5
g' All admis.sable person mal communica
tions will be charged as advertisements.
(O2 All bills for Job Printing, must be
paid on the delivery of thf: work.
t3' All communications must be addres-
sed postage pad.
.. nimble Penny is better than a slow
;r,:,:- + .. v -
- +,lt~llldlit+,tlvlll'uplli.v., +'ll~~!
NE W ESTAB-
WHOLESALE 'AND RE-
TAILI D-Y,-GOODS, DRUG
HA R1) W AR F, GROCE RY,
AND PROVISION STORE F.
THE Sibscrihers, at the solivitatiomi o
llaljy fiie-nds, have; esltblisl.1 ti e.li s lvps
at Palatka. f, r llf IJnij's of doing a
general business a(ldap)t,'tl to the wantts a,1l
RIVER & COUNTRY POPULATION
We ask in returnii sufficient in'i';lmira -
ment of consigniwl'nis anid lui-iii--s genr
erally, upon which liberal advances wil
be made .
Our supplies are diropt firomi Now York
warranliw, anld will-be sold at
REDUCED PRICES, FOR CASH -OR
SExchange Drafts, c., bought an
'R. R. REE), & CO.
The following co'nprises a smal
pi porhton of their loc/c.
'Ji L A. SSORTM,!"","EN,
M|W t<1A nl'ricm Ili-ils of he rmw,
A Al04-H.nt, ald every %arieiy of qunliiv
ti I~ vanl i\ *(is1un Ei~i--1 il
1Vllri-U -iptrd AiiTc'n Imbroadlloths a -
eassilier S, 4Frenh'li n, Eniglisthi merino ft
-r,'ss 1,r 1s a ,tn its.
GENTLEFIENS FI.11V ISAiNG DE
P \!tT 1 ENT
A full r- sorIment
Of ready made il,, ofin,. of ti iatr-'st st'
antd if thl hos- nos i ,i suchll as d. r-
trm-k and suck (
and cton draw-rs. Collitrs. a b 1unt'i
assorient of iek stocks, ips ind hand
kerchifs of alliil,?l every variety of stvy
andl quality, smpeiders(of all kids, searf
linen cambrick ilaialkerhi-iCs.
Britannia, Tin, and Wooden Ware.
Tea keltles, coffee and tea pots, I'Miu
and spitoons, lamp- feeders', pans, bisin
;pails, inekets, foot itbls,dluilng (ans, p l e8
sl-es, wasli ketles, fitnnnels, skice boxes
lampil|s, ra.ter4 la ierlis, 1llfi i'iiifs, ,1t'1
blers, drainern-, dippers, siw::vini boxes
large and small wooden t-bs, trays al
bowls, willow wgs andlll cradles, keeli
clothes and pins, in-ts, handled b.ask-,.i
brass and iron wire sieves, Wliips, broom
wastifoards, chairs, tables annI stools, a
waternig pots--eniliiiitling a very cot
Hardware and Cordage.
Table and pocket knives of almost e
erv variety of pattern, hnicher, shie at
oyster knives, steel razors, scissor+, t
and table spoons, shovel and longs, bra
andironrs, lbuts and screws, bra-s, c (plt.
anid clnt nuails, acks and brails, rasps at
files in grea t variety. Carpteniters too
do.oe tritnmmiiigs aind locks, padl ail ch,
lorks, eupboard andi trunk ioks, ixes,4shi
vels anldi spatlles, large aind s niiil o,
hooks and Inig-2 s., -log .o I .irs- and .hai i
sad iro s, iff-e mill W, ii il and sieel sq
res. lr',zss candlesticks, bridle lhits, hi,.k
.and stirrups, percussion caps, spoilti
powd'r tiyin sqiiuares, spokeshaves vermillio'lI'rottelln stone, ivory black4 gumu
ruls,,gimblets, nobs, brass buttons, drnw- shellac, bright vairnish, pearlash, saleratus,
ing knives, pincers, horse cards and curry siipercrilhointe ofs.oda, tartaric acid, ginger
comhb, a, general assortment, of brushes, nacohoy sniiff, setch snuffl, alcohol, stnirch
hellws, l-d cords, tarred and i heinp rope, liquorice ball. Ihith l 'ick, powdered ginger
Sseine mid nIlet twinle, sail twine, cloilts root, olive oi ill bol4les and haskets, salt-
ine, fish lines anid hooks. petre, Ptroeo.
S Drugs and Medicines. 7Together with: a great variety
r 09 1 ,-ra .
A inod ,iilieno dt lrim' and medi- Ofshelf attd fancy goadqs, stationery
III-is, solnsistilg ot a great variety of" arn- rw h : i r 41,, ir~ltre." ha!t capt,
ile in i e. h l ts, ho-Ss nails, ile, a &e.-
G: ROUCER I E S. A FULL ASSOR'I'TMENT
STEAS Of crockery, complete sets of granite
,china'and co icnonware. N, v N ,v2" 47
Q Yonllg hyson, old db.. Twankay, Gun N .
Powder, Imperial, Pohan, Puo.iilio, THE F1R \ K, LI. HOUE.
| 80lin sing. .l NO. 105 CH ESNUTSt.
S SUGARS, &,. "
defined loaf, crashed, do., Museinvdo. BETWEEN THIRD L FlRTit,
(illtight,) liquorice paste, rock candy, West PHILADELPHIA-
India rrisaes, Haveat hnley. This popular and central Hotel estat)ished-
i COFFEE, &c. by th Mes.4rs -Sanders'n,l hnvin pnesd
a! h, in ot e hand (if lhe subscriber, he desires h
Java green, do., ground, ocha, choco inform .his friends and the puble., that it is
St, and prepared con. now npen for the reception of guests.-
CANDLES. To thwe who have visited the 'FRANK-
Common sperm, tallow, and wick. LIN HIOUSE."-its advantage sadeirable
I slopping place are .veil known to those who
d ~SOAP. oy_ t/a 1p@e>1 staor h ovste~wh
d SOAP have not, it will be only necessary to state
Shavi'lI<, white scented, variegated do, ihat it issihtuated in the bnuiest part of the
and, hr n 1mnst fashion.-ble street, in the imnnediate
TOBRA O. // "vicinity of theIExchange, Post Office, Banks
-OACCO. rnisoin H use, Place orfAmiisenient, Hotels,
I,. 16 and 18-* i-ve- lish, pdies' twist .oanmb 'at Landins. Rail R ad Depots,
l o,,,lellmcceo, nmncal,,,y ~,oiff, scotch do. Publc Squares, Court House &ct
r,'y. pni' e, <*ya, la iiorlivii, and ,lict'ie ori)ropietors, a largee amountfo
th..r braiidis, aridl cnoiil seg,
S- \ .- +j~i v-^ ^.il inafLie-e I a _m.l I ij4 terannes, a 'newv Ladies O-din-
..od. arv, a new7enlemhns;ining af,,ot-new
S WINES, L IQUORS, &c.,- Parlours. new Chambers, new Kitchen
and new Bar Room. besides lny other
I^ ndy, O ilr1 Diitny and Co., do., nrin,1 r im r vements. o
H.de,'l_,iJ J :ipn s!iis ,i Rainii rinm, T he pri.ipal features ota first-rate Hotel,
i 1. to 4 proof, llonlnd and Sb'e.iieln gin "The Taible and Wine Celler," will be
Whi skey Scotch do., a fin. alllivl, M:,- under ihemanagffe .elot
deiIu wii-, Howrdl, Maisht & co. M:ir- Mr J MIl:S M. SANFRSON.- '
mi;l1s l ai M >l1,pI Pale adI Brown, DIMff, one of thlie former proprietors. wlio.e anmbion
Gr, "ii nd e., sherry. )port ,h!ianpi to excel as a Cate er is well known His
(I k, sar1k in,.. v;a!tge 1832, Btrnlenux, wide' celebrated Conk -Pe11e ie ,'aided
>.-,r, Lonlon porter, in quaits ai expert ienced assistants, will continue to be as
Si bs hi right hand man
i ls 'he>ffice and books wil be under the
n PICKLES, SAUCES, &c. charge ot
, Assorted in half gallon jars, do in bottles Mr GEORGE P. BURNHAM.
il vopers, olives lnishroomi atsups, tomato late the able Editoir of the"Daily Ohio Un-
I- do, fish sauce, assorted kinds, peplper sauce ion. of Cincinnati, and more recently ot
Ie Sloutgaliol'ls bitters, lemon syrup, sugar of Boiton In short, great exertions have
, iemlls, livie jniiee, West India preserves, bpen made and hereafter will not be spared
.I. oI anchieovies. to render "The Franklin" one of tha very
id oil, anchovies first f-otels for comfort, convenience, and
OILS. goodlivinI. D K. MIN- R.
Zs Fall anid winter strained, sperm, refined 7 THE HOWARD HOUSE.
'illS nnefied wale, aners, tan, tlin- frrH is well known and favorite establish
- -.ed, neaisfoiot anid oliVe. ment, on the cor. of Broadway and How
s, MISCELLANEOUS. ard street, the public are respecfully inform-
,. .. .. ..-.i "r '>. ed,-ha~rbeen !ately/enlarge! and iimproved,
" Rice, pot barley, oat meal, alum, cop- and fitted up in elegant and superior style as
" i.seras, p)ip)e clay, Spanish float indigo, fiu a Restaurant ,The proprietors have ceoh-
' -lile, Lodoan sloirci, wick, liquid blacking, veniently located their sp ioeis Saloon on
rs. pints and quarts, paste in riu cases Sho- the ftrst floor and have spa red neither pains
, iad s.*rubbing brushes, crn brooms, or expense in combining comfort with tux-
i hii-ks, pipes, German pies, niiht liglhs, urv, and providing such ac,,.mmod.tions for
o1 .(or inas, ,- rctission cal)s. Ginpowder, their numerous visitors as theV trust rill
m aph,,r, di:stile soap, epsn sali, gum meet i t r os
:iral)c, ofi~l ptpprmuint, and' fl.-,ur sulplhnr, h stock o h br softemstcoc
alcohol, laor x refined and. crude, window ane s r knd most approved brane d& firh
vW aisa of all sizes and qualities, white lentd!, tha best and aostionl Some obrthe wines
nd ,Ir, and oil chrome green, and yellow and cigars possess the merit of pge, having
ea "ih'e. paint ,rlis',s, iii siz.s, lamp black teen in the House for ugiwards of lifteen
ss inrine, mai cloves pimnlito. **Isinglains years All the varius delicacies of the sea
r, -snce of rose, p"ppermmII-t**IIeIrI'gret'el,. son. and every thin Ltliat the miarke ards,
n,, lemn, onue, and hergamot,*in,>on, and of the very best, will al.vays be ftnd
0 "Wire til Ir a o .Of %
t, i' n natndi ci- s, t e ir deVeral tilP inadira I syie
A. '". sod~a foO. w vd i. Ulii ict I1ili1ii ritlis ,i4,!. ';pi.cila jtt, a i + t iftli...!+a ea ,s f tdo s
r ... si. f l i" I ' l al l il ,"s,.d0 ;a..te, besides which._ dinners t .ipperi and
Y.1..,-in. pepper, po1vder, tl go d private rloms friishlied at any tine and at
Also a Ilr lisnd ail
ins .'s L.n-)rie. glue,, acors a bthe shorltest notice Also. a lirge and c. 'n-
kinds, rs >rl sponge, coarse and fillne odios r,)ooi on .he .s e.nd floor, wiih a
I ... .alk red nnl wile, paris wiite, spaist' convenient an spac ions el rance in Beol-
i w. l, Venletian red, saitl paper, pumice way, to let by the. d y or week.
ng .tone, ir and rosin, japan, copal ) arnii.h New York, S pt. ., Mt. ,
........ ] T-cTTr T()jr UTli t--IJTTr-- 'TIT
R-: thito sitor. W.I?. -
the sel!e r c0 alk d I
goods at l1's pice',s-he ;N I4 edmie*
,to iake 1ood men pay i he bad 11i1s oJ!
Ihis bf.wl-s-wiich, on the' credit system
i I nin vorid.1 l )' WVillh cash in hand he,
v.t-n irn his capital over and over, an-d
1is t. piil'c is at lower pr-ices th1inn on 0
Ir is better for tf.he 0 )Ver, be..isn hlie notl
envTy luivs cheaper wilhS e-shs, lit hlie w;ll
aivoni l ie i 'Ioim ill. of bliiy ng .*"ir iSlOS he
irts nI'i use >1'" or, whieh lie can dlo with-'
oit, mr"1e lveCaise Ie ucan have it charg-
ed. But pay day is sure to I.come at last,
and with it d(tmTs. nnd suils, and jdlgmnlts
and executions ,II of which might have
been avoided by using the 1 nimble penny
isltead ofthe slow shilling."
The subscriber beleiving in the above
-4 system ofimnince." respectfully infowrns
bhis friendsand the public that he is now
From New Y.ork and Savannah.
which will be sotld at very low prices for
and expecting to he suppi ed almost week-
; ly 11urinig tihe soeilil wlih such goods as
are iiiwanted ll the country, anid ahering
to te Cash System, lie can Anford to sel at
a smaiill anm -ce-, and respecifitly invites
Small who wish lto [)by gools o cail at the
west side of t'ihe public square.
HIDES tl DEER SKIA
taken in payment for goods.
W. S. OLMSTED.
Ocala, October 16, 1847-'
ATI .- .,i .
SCALA, S. F. JANUAnY 29, 1848.
- I~ ----`--UY~U-~-
TH E OCALA ARGUS.
The Collow ng synopsis of' AN HONEST LIFE.-The
Ova NAVAL FORCE.-AcCOr-
laws is given by the Tallahas-
see Sentinel in advance ot the
regular publication :
Ai act inmereasing the Revenue.-A bill
was passed adding l20 pIer cent. [one fifth]
to the tax heretofore imposed upon all pro-
perty-and no other amendment to the
present revenue laws was adopted.
Act prescribing dtiies and compensation
61 Ta iAssessor and Collector.--Thre law
provides that they shall perf'i ail lthe
duties of the assessor and tsh sheriff as
ex ffici Tax Co0rlet(;r,8 ab heretofotre 1pie-
scribed by law-as regards the assessing,
collecting, and paying over the taxes.
Their compensation is to be ae follows:
In each county where the amount col-
lected shall b.e undcr $300, lhe collector
shall receive $40. Over 300 alnd untider,
600, $55. Over 603 and under 1000, $80.
Over 1000 aid under 2000,. $S21.- Over
2000 anfid under 30 0, $200. over 3000
and underr 4000. $225. Over 4000 and
under 5000, $250. Over 5000 and under
poor pittance of seventy years
says some excellent writer, is
not worth being a villian for
What matter is it it your neig-.
hbor sleeps in a splendid tomb?
Sleep you in innocence. Look
behind vou through the track
of title! 4 vast desert lies
open in retrospect. Wearied
with years and sorrow, they
sink from thie walks of nman.
You must leave them inwhere
they fall; and you are to go a lit-
tle farther, where you will fiid
eternal rest. Whatever you
nay have to encounter bet-
ween the cradle and the grave
every moment is big with in-
inImerable events, which come
in Succession, but bursting
ding to the official reports, we
now have in commission 5ships
of the line, I razee, 4 frigates,
13 sloops, 6 brigs, 1I1 schoon-
ers, 4 bomb gun vessels, 1
ordnance transport, 12 steam-
ers, 6 store ships, total 813.
Vessels in ordinary, Nov 18417
-1 ship of the line, 8frigatos,
.81slopsol war, 2 steamers-
total 21. The official estima-
tes for thie Naval service the
coming yoar amount to over
ten mill is of dollars, besides
siX million ofdollars for the
WOAN ANN AFFLICTION.- if
there be a situation whereit
woman may be deemed to
appropriate anrgelic attributes,
it is when she ministers,e,as
only woman can, to the wants
smooth his pi low? Whoso
vice can so effectually sleuce
the qyieru;o.misncss of his -tenm-
"Wr, or soHt rt. Twrtgruish of
his disease? Proffered I-y her,
the viand hat!iu added' le zest
anid even the nauseous medi-
cino is divested of its taste.
A yanikee, on visiting tilhe
ln.agerie for the first time,
While stalking round the pa-
villion, suddeni3 came on the
leihant; whiereupon he turn-
ed to the keeper, and said,
with surpWrise: 'Thunder and
lightning', mister what darned
critter have you got here with
a-tail on both ends?.
A dentist wh,, havmig la-
bored in vain to extract a de-
cayed tooth from a lady's
mouth, gave up the task, with
tlls felicitous apology:
The fact is,Mladam, it is im-
possible for any thilng bad to
come from y ur mouth.
A fellow who .had been
hooked by an unruly cow,.
limped in his gait A lady
remarked that he appeared
to be intoxicated. Yes re-
plied her beati, the poor fellow
a st takal a couple of horn.
S .. e W are indebted to the Hon J"
D). Westcott for public documents.
GODEY's LADYor's BOOK.-
We cannot too strenuously
call the attention of the pub-
lic to ,hs beautiful and ex-
cellent magazine. 'Words in-
deed are too feeble to express
SrOr admiration of its varied
profuse richness. It is indeed 7000, $300. over 7000 and unider 9000,
0 A50 n ov.er. o00nn .a/n0
San exotic among the literary (This compensation ,only relates to State from a revolting and
productions of the world, and taxes. The counniies, ay allow what they cause, fly Over this
should be cherished by all tre pse o collecting the courMy tax.) .
Act directing a census of children be- diVersifiAed nfluerne.
lovers of the elegant and splen- tween'the agcs .tf 6 an, i8.
Sdid. The February nutiber An act to imy Jurors and State witness.- CURIOUS Lw (
is now before us, Which can es, was IIpaedl, owii.g each- one tol.ar Turkish gentleman, I
'. per day, out of the State Trasury--iheii ..
'be-examined by those desir- n,?ouns when dulyc.,,fi,. by ,heclerk \vivs and ciltren, a
ous of taking the work. Its and approved by the seriiff, tu be receiva- New aork about a ye
Wieinll -pylie~t ,,f pubi ,i d(t'es .... Be"Iing P p,SeSqdo f'e
very low price sh-)ould place it -l in aymet oafpoi,1d Being pousohsed ofn ,
Y All act WaS pwAi. s im inki T,<114yY
Sin every reading faintly in the Certfi.,es receivable, after h e fi s he puchaed in du
St ate. We may observe that May next, int pn men t of alln iublicdues- house or ech of t
the engravings alone in the and requiring tax collectors to receive short time since he di
th 2 e r sthemi at par, and fixing a peInally for spec-
present number are worth the ulating in them. out n king a will, i
Spice of subrciption for one property of about
ivear. ofce advertisement. f TheTallahaseeSeninel publishes dred thousand dolla
:yar ^o advei nent, the two reports on the School subject.
They are both good, and we regret that wives have applied C
EMISRATIro.-The tide of emigration one oft themldid not become a law. of administrati on in
for the past few months has been slowly ----
ioming into the interior. A train of eight (y T The Board of Cou`ny Commis- themselves and childr
Swagonspassed the other iay for hiliso- sioners meet on Monday the 7th. ltis to grant letters to til
rough county situated on the Gulf, which much to be hoped that they will go ahea, a puzzle, and to g
locality appears to be the rage at present, with spirit and energy in the preliminar- d
It is represented that the hammocks in ies towards the construction of a jail and oue would render t
Siilliboro', Benton, &c., are small, and court house. two in law only cO
the soillight, affording to the needy set- and thir hildrnill
ter a better opportunity of reaping an ear- A WINTER'S DAY.-The following gem d ir lre il
liHer harvest than in the large, dense, and going the rounds of the papers is fiom the The Turkish taw k
heavy hammocks of the interior, besides pen of Quarles, an old English poet. distinction between
affording the advantages of procuring fish whose works are about to be republished :
a 0and last marriage-
- :rc.Yahd immediate faclities to (]isp,,se ('of Oir life is but H- winter's daty; a. l r g
'is surplus pi-oddc,. It is also stated, Some only breaki!'st and away honorable, and all are
that the interior, and Marion county is Others to dinnerstay, al are full fed: entitled to the proper
particularly mentioned, is better adilaptd The oldest man but sups and goes to bed! e hia
ffor the operations of a large force, where Large ishisdebt who lintigr's thro'the day; death o the husband
gentlemen are extensively engaged in'Who goesthesoonrst his the least to pay
.......At a sale of 1)ooks,-in auctio
,- growing the cane and cultivating the cot-
ob. We pretend no decision four own LOVE YOUR ENEMIES -A w Essay oul whie
d ed down to a shoemaker, wh
ilb the thatter, but merely say, that in Ma- |t down to a snohmaker, w
,c, lergyman told an Iid.an he cently, but to the great aston
lion county, large forces and small forces,
all apear to be cnute0 led and have no sh.uf(-love his enemies. cro vded room, asked the atucl
.. ..... t had ,fly morre works oil she4
tinusual complaints. e' M do'1dve e74, replied the re wr o
SBy We perceive that thme Loco Foro latter. What enemies do you
papers are urging the necessity oraian early love most RIum and cider. A healtl'y liver
Convention of their party. "The Whigs nearly tour pounds,
are wide awake for you lads, atnd if you Cotton derived its name from Koton,a
paint tracked closer than a coon, it wont be town in one of the central provinces in eased once beom
hethe out vfgood sfemsin ,china. five times heavier.
e tWiie a
be -aif o(
e th ree is
rty at the
oio -er put up
4 was knock.-
o very inno
tioneer if ihe