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lor setfre keir inserlion.
Lry i inerted unless thecuh
eday Evening, 101thinst.
f t'.e week has come
in of Congress and
absorbed the greater
Message is still a topic
1, however, have little
r. Van Buren is elected
majority, about 47.of the
ie popular vote out of
begins A new history of
r-ngth of party-and
ti Buren, and not per-
r in these latter qnalifi-
iperior to him in this
is merely considered a
close of his career-his
he ",rcat question now
,n JIuren o ? Will he
arrivals this week, ex-
$. The affairs of Eu-
in favor of a general
pet aside for a moment
ing of Congress. The
hugh slow, are not for-
te fearful of investiga-
"o lull the community
That the natural crave-
y, or "bank reform,"
the shape of a Public
s of the week, was the
i the "Original Mes-
NVith a broad laugh in
!the "Original" to the
Smer statement of pub-
Mi message is, in reality,
,we have had the Trea-
I in importance to the
Sthe currency, exchan-
ness, and every public
cases by sea to nearly a
, made to keep up the
,al estate till after the
nbination between the
\ers is maturing.
I. been S ranidlv oninr
VOLUME II. NO. 835. NE W-
The mountains of billows threatening every instant
to swallow up the frail bark tossed at their mercy-
each crested with a silver foam upon a head of most
matchless green-and these a(ll breaking and dying
away, and giving place to others in constant and mul-
tiplied nsucession- leaping, darting, tearing, howling
along, as if in maniac spQrt, must be seen to be cre-
dited-felt to be appreciated; or, in other'words, to
leave on the mind an undying reminiscence of awful
and otherwise inconceivable stupendousness.
I know not how it was, but in this tempest, the
steward had the temerity to set the table for dinner,
and here a scene ensued thatbeggars description.
We seated gurselves-the plates and dishes dan-
cing very little to Qurtsatisfction--and a potato, or
so, every instant popping over, and rolling from one.
side of the cabin lto the other.
We now waited for the soup, and our eyes were
gladdened with a sight of a large tureen. We were
all very cold, and hailed its appearance with plea-
Thg steward found, however, that he had got a
very ticklish job in conveying it safe to table. A
sudden lurch caused him to catch hold of the Cap-
tain, and slip into a chair by his side.
The Captain, an irrascible man, resented the 'n-
pardonable liberty, and exclaimed, What do you
mean, you infernal nigger 1"
Another lurch came before the steward could reply,
and not letting go his. hold, he brought the Captain
to the ground at once, and falling upon him, poured
over his devoted head and necko the whole contents
of the heated liqui4d- *.
The same lurch ment every particle of the dinner-
plates, dishes, knives, forks, &e. into the laps of those
to the leeward side of the table.. One had a chicken
in his arns-anotherwas cu4dling aham in his lap-
all were in confusion and'disorder.
The passengers o the windward saw with asto-
nishment every: aarsel[ of their promised fare, gl-
loping to the other side, and the tables in an instant.
as if by magio, bare.
But they had not much time to wonder. All this
NEW YORK COlMMERCIAL SCHOOL.-
SConducted by B. F. FOSTER, author of A Conaise Treat-
ise on Book Keeping." The Art of Rapid Writing illustrated.
"Elementary Copy Books," &c.
ttS Rooms 183 Broadway, (over the Druggist store.)
'rTe object of this is oitution is to improve the imperfect hand
writing o adults, and to qualify young men for the counting house, F
in a superior and expeditious manner.
Pennman#ship, Connercial Aritlthatic and Double Entry r
Book Keeping are taught on an improved plan, by which a com-
petent knowledge of those branches may be attained in one-thud i
f te time usually devoted to that purpose.
Fostr's System of Penna nship is so simple and affective as n
toeradicate the most confined scrawls, and to substitute in its J
plasefneit, rapid style of writing adapted to te every day pur-
posen of life.
E23 Adults, who experience any difficOty in the free nse and Bi
command o the pen, or those who write an irregulra hand, nay
hae these obstacles removed in a fow lessons and will be taught
W writewith ease and reoorctness. r
Book-keeping is taught in a practical manner, and upon the prin- u
aiplns of reel business. The learner wil open, post, and balance o!
two complete sett of ooks, and be qualified t perform the duties i
of a Book-keeper in the most extensive and diversified etablsh
For sale as above--
The Art afRapid Writing, illustrated and explained. By B. F.
Feostr. Ivol. vO. and plates.
The bqld, flowing, graceful writing distributed throughout this 0l
volume, is enough to prove that Mr. Foster is a skillul and compe-
tent teacher. The plan is novel, simple and ingenious, and admi- n
ably adapted to secure the attainment of fine Penmauship.--Even- 0!
We conscientiously recommend Mr. Foster's system to all those hi
who are entrusted with the care of youth, or who feel a natural
anxiety for the progress of their children in s.o sefu an accomplish-
ment as that of Penmanship.-Boston Mercantile Journal.
There is nothing wanting in this new system to insure to the-
papil of ordinary capacity tie acquisition ofa hand-writing in which
the utmost legibility, expedition and elegance are united. It is V
founded on most sinple,natural and philosophical principles.- Boe-
ton Eve. Gazette. ,
Therules laid down in this treatise are sound, and if daly followed
out wil lead to excellence.-New York American. iS2-tf ip
W GOOD'SS CARPENTERS' f& MEC'tIANICS' TOOL d
Store,.csrner of Chatiam and Chamber streets, N. York- s
T. J. W. has constantly for sale an excellent assortment of tlt c4
following :-Saws of every description, stocks and hitts, augers ai
augeir and bitts,.pateat seta saws, eaAlppers and dividend, turn, I
ing and f imer chisels and gouges, screw plates, stocks and dies- PI
hammers, axes, adzes bevels, guagus, spirit levels, burnishers, si
spoke slaves, circular saws, turning lathes, vices, measurinL L,
tapes, drawing instruments, wood boxes for cutting screws of at
sizes.,rule, files drill rows.cnttiig nippers and pliers,mitre squares il
oompasses,saws pads,eil stones, draw knives, plane ironsa, roe
and steel sipares, hollow augers, drawing screw tools, Shetter,'
patent augers, cabinet makers' clamps, copper giaupots, blos
A large assortment of Planes, manufactured by A. a I
Baldwin New York. IT -im*n
sNOMM[BEcRCIAL LEBPTTR \WR.TING.-in
MRS. M. D. HODGE,
STRAW HAT MANUFACTURER, "
cation, Sad the public generally, that she soi connUes thankfulty
to received punctually to attend to all order in the above dpart-
mnent, and every branch appertaining thereto."
Desiresu of giving ample satisfaction to cchB as may favor her
with their Itronage, Mrs. H. will present patterns manufactured
i the Eniglsh stre, and of the latest and ioet approved fashions,
which will bear close examination---te sewg being of an order
not Ttl djn the United Statesat No. W N RUAND rT.
Superior pressing for thr. trade.
Ladle ame rerpeofully invited to zl and examine her Pre-
iuam Hate. n 26m
TATyLIOR AND DU &AM, U'
S 53 WALL STREET,
Reepeetfeulll form their friends and the Puc, that they continue
TO BIrY AND SELL '
DOMN8TIC & FOREIGN EXCHANGE, PROMISSORY
tC *UNCRRMNT MONEY bpugb at tlielowest rates.
W ITHIR 8R+!
PATENT GRAPHIC PENCIL PASES.
THin I TUB MraT OONVBNIBNT CoesBlAPToN oP PEN AND
PENCIL, wHImCH WAS TBRRNVBNsTBo31D.'TI suBaOaElBr
ROPE8 IT WILL MEET TIL SUPPOe C.ql TH PUBLIC,
IT MAUFACTURD ST
S ; HENRY WITHERS,.,
Jy4-4m 1567 Brlodsway, New York.
SATIN BEAVER BOWNETS.
THIS SPLBWIO ATIOLE IAVINO BEXNENPllRJASALLy WOrN IN
R ,Uan, ANDO & CooH ADMIR1E BYT TB JXADIBS 0p NEW
TORK, AS TO HAVE OCAUND AN VNftEzfENTRB BALI
POe TE INAMB, I NOW OFFExRE P# TUJB XX-
0qERERS, AT WHOLEsALXL 2a0 RETAIL,
AT TUB '
BATIN BEAVER BONNT. WAR E UMSE,
S : t Broadway, New YSPA ,
'- -.W; A.ANWDROaS & CO.
SeRVED UP lIN V'ERTY STLE
AT THBE CUSTOM HOUSE HOTBL, .
S I -Coer Pisnesd OINsM,.
s-te JAIME2 HORN, J'r.
IAIDAI B JAMMiK, FROM PARIS,
L" A S OA R EUPAIRS *', ". '-
LACOX eBLOen TULLE R- OunIOAnSUM AMD CAMEBUICE,
Snft4 i *Spod prdifpU which fivWe r44wPeOWeuesn.
NO 176 WILLIA3 .T1JR3K T
ie Harper-s, Sa-de happened n a moment. ASmst psunltaneoutsy wivn
'e all showing out new the disappear asQp 9fthefo. the table and settees felt
he New York Mirror is an inclinaties to move l,,iad breaking from th
Sand foolish.' The.- o c eiio i
Diineford is .a akm, o .
-snote oiherp de bni ted lCpn' mov-
eal, oprdiw lf Che /
u again by ehdral '
b Wusinessa men airta belign .-n' f ans and
rng intrigues-the par.- .M wi i p 'a .ab .p. t.
-tlae ainers devising taligt te- t d n. d atae ., ay t"dy r-aval 9 ,
fMoleries-ind the pieoor. cor.t ''
0 "That the an nul We blasted gqri -we were nd c hungry adr
Sandneavio o to d h Pts bruied. aul sinqerl bt some devi ism o win and
pie uderdinr watr, had been snatch he fam us-wsi wanted com-
4 by of the ouast of ortt hver U wats- wat dthe Captain's molve-
Sare the ,ng Me ibau e, nt* withb rsueaira. ,t oielqiaveyw sou w- e
bwtr4 1 ar.1 wn PTR ^O na f-lmolwo
-, t.'a-t -gnd~a yt &=o-
isuryoider,yofithell Ith Uiw t"MW + "
fo ,the currency n r- It wasi to kad-hishogsisuns,, wasd swupree. but
e reusing thu payment despite our wants and oar minutes we Im-:b at
Ff Missouria bein under uu the aedna-rs.'e
s "That the annual. we f'.04lf bread rid cheese andbor-
Sand navigation of 4he therWa Sw -h .erPrwt f than whole wftie, t B
aptd under their fetionr T i_ y bllurwi Wir A t the apwtt'ua n.,.
ury, and-sent an soon as Pr we awhAed ed w W er more enjoyed
hoves, a communication ourtlvly *t, 0I had
'y of the ITreaBury con- ]Keaiqg #&o" i .- A-.*4d mii had gatj4edI
y of te coast -of the SI ttn Ia t ae ea fles
Nothing watbu, juh of t p eaed .ise4tase d r 'viyowsnp,
ithe house.in an affec- 'One rde 1 a'--, ihs a ns- d w r f
the Hpn. eo. L. ion- y uMEt (pat1)ifriifshClsnSndilge sfthe world 'as
oan the 2ttoult, afteroa lb dewpefi^^aiaYP wtet sea htia,, .
,g-that Lyinnur fregmn 4ne sei as if t itre on at sheAiry wth
rit tremendottsforg~eii i-wrft wasePedandwaP
Iscape. He w bailed oddowp i toidq n^,^,.;; ; *
offers pWO for his p- ( Thesnuibty bllows dimly seen tgrwgh thernjjt,
th four h, It jio up- by the at Soot fi
i Nothing but junglee, of their appearane, Ind whlft avry, fxw/rinnp: "M
is decidedl rora y. ess fists hippatt.*I r-: v ^ .' ;** '
w the of-oey. Bu thepostlificp fhomenon of the wholeyfox
0 day. The cotton rop #w deep, #ful 'oain Pf the sea iA4S af one mo-
as ecie in our Woreign pent seeming as if it were rearing at the (vru with
.3 R. C. BROWN & COi pmnid Tsf Oisofee HoSeS
wish..f aheiasn tos'a pic p ePatlOan* .
I tahe PnAU, R'a4ia fqi a.rmao o nt i uwY, td
Pear Tooth B'huhes, 1s eunl r Teth S s, worthyry
orb eltll oa ea b De adver.
i meneat in this paper. i tf
a laWsum to shim
emnmc adte jpubli that ,arI their sk sad
D SiSmu1 ue dm aUwwLW--t ad Opeeaed rs7L mey,
Bf owa b, uses ethey kep the maasee .l1d nto. -
andt MO Eur sei r. dw d F .- -B
tim o Md_ ne wl, f tm the s W pVt .d wesrt .ids o]" city, tO
l"l.S a ea eta w ,kS Agreto, WfR sMizti.
-- ,B ," i ,, ". I ; (. t'. "
5es; IMfe I T IllTBF
your!ame d nd d"om hr Pere. Swe'Dr. Par'S id.
Ieteeet on too atfiff 00ho Discunad P d R# Pwand
er ;:9~~~_~~ _~_,~ l~eL~ -Igrlo~g
lie was ueinm ana m mas.and a m-&
*ir. Oystern semed a tie hendstyle.
SMealsam be had at ILqs mee aft Oeis
Thes IW 0 a"wos md
a a~ i)lra i
S TamLT. n&mmm npW Joseph Depew ss
henry W.ittrs Win. Trkher be
GOerrelrelsnd Thomas T. Woodruff "
Wa.W. erwick M. B.Thbmpien
Rlohard P. Cars m A.Lohwuo -
John Heath Seth Ger
014'dr.% Tiwrler Gomm* B. Sir"',.
Also, PAT E MT DSXEK LJ OHT fr amsmiabou, ,
T I *R d "
WTATI0NRR'8WAR5I eUtKil9,Wi -22 tretWill mv?0. I f
for a regular supply of all arl..les si b yline iI ylw prepared to
ofler to the (rade, a sIuprior assortment of Staplie anPar
Stationaryulfhe beat quality, eid eu lwrtserrusthmany heumse
genuine Reeve's andNewman's Water Coln.r Drawing Paers,
Tissue Pap.en, Letterper, and *very desriptlon oFl ga a *
pame, sallanWaxg StoM PM,Ce. L 1
-so I I I I I A t
TTO r T.1 I'ST RATI BROKERS. "
]Pa 4 TtSbnacrn Lh :e lde arrangemenis t ezae
l11 orders in he Mapping Une m ite aestesiaanar. Sped I
muas mil h sen st their ff e.
ITII AP1iY--AllUordssLlthslraph atturlnedto wik
AgIpsrhvarle agleeFrsving o ahsad, plain an -coleroedan i
fdeedirxicestoleeira.. J iRWN &B aEDMOND,
-.l. '119 Ful(ternsut,
-, BONE IlITI. -.
91111,STm ,eosroroftheacelebrat- a
a .. Wo othatheier-
inapantly estableuhehb tis b ity qd y he fund at No. S
fraeature stipdneas spral. os tractitoadefornities, whihs- k-
rna r .oriraosMea ieanes of defbrmed oetdhri ahd eurva.
.tn of the ens)t rtesnis tm, wti swemllig, weaknessa of the
joints.&w. sc. o. o
N. t Dr. s whM all peras tocall between the koun oft I
As Asnaad .P. M., except is cases were imsaeuisteassisaaaaee 9
is wa ofero .
joints,&e. ,.- 0:
1 hereby certify that my brother, Dr J. 0 UHwtt, and Dr. |
Sweet, are thoroughly competent for the practice ofleie-seltm, .
and ti dtieano to the diseases of ihejoinli and Iashbe in gielrai ss
bhee menoaeaedsand I h ave aodosbt.will gire ntiisatioa. '"
_S.C. IIEWETT. I
oea'setteerS297 Washlington s t.,Bnton, su..
ERA D .
CORK, MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1836. WHOLE NO. 400.
NEW-YORK, MONDAY, DEC. 12, 1836.
121 We received nothing new by the Express Mail
last evening from Washington. Great anxiety perva-
ded the city to know the state of General Jackson's
health. By a slip from Mobile, we learn that the Tal-
lahasse, said to have been wrecked, arrived at New
Orleans, all safe, on the 30th ult. The following is
from the Augusta Chronicle, of Dec. 6.
THE GREAT RACE, this day, for $10,000, between
Hickory John and Miss Medley, was won by the for-
imer with ease, in two heats, coming out about forty
feet ahead each time, and beating her almost every
stretch. Time-first heat, 7m. 55s.-allowing for the
length of the track over a mile, 7 55-second heat,
Bm. 4s.-allowing for the additional 36 feet, 8m. 3s.-
The Turf was wet and heavy, in consequence of the
3ain, which fell considerably before and during the
LATEST FROM FLORIDA.-Col. Randall, late Adju-
tant and Inspector of the Army in Florida, arrived in
Charleston on the 5th inst. by the steam packet Dol-
phin, from St. Augustine. He has furnished the par-
ticulars of a succession of gallant engagements with
the Indians in the very heart of their morasses and
strong holds, which do our gallant troops immortal
On the 11th ult. the army marched from Fort
Drane; on the 12th it arrived within three miles of
the Wythlacoechee. On the 13th the Tcnnessee~vo-
lunteers applied for the honor of crossing the river, it
being at the point they had been before baffled.
On the forces-Creeks and regulars-commanded
by Col. Pierce, crossing, four of the regular troops
were drowned. No opposition from the enemy.
From an old infirm [Indian found at the deserted
Cove, it was learned that the Indians had retreated to
Waho's Swamp, and that in the recent prior engage-
ments they had lost in the first 13, and in the last 33
Dispositions were now made to capture the enemy,
and on the 17th, at noon, from 150 to 200 of them
were found in the line of march of the main army en-
camped in a hammock. Upon being charged, they
fled, leaving 20 dead on the feld, and all their bag-
gage and horses. Our loss was one killed and ten
On the 18th, the commander in chief marched at
the head of 550 Tennesseans and others into Wahor's
Swamp. Here a desperate engagement ensued,
which lasted nearly half an hour. The enemy, from
600 to 700 strong, acted with great skill and bravery,
charging the troops both in front and rear. They
-were, however, vanquished, and obliged to retreat,
leaving 25 dead, and others doubtless carried off. The
lose of the troops was three killed and fifteen wound-
ed. On the 19th the army effected ajunction to make
Renewed attack on the swamp. On the 21st they
s mrcehed in three columns into thqe amp. They
iobund theeaery ready to receive thezl. They poured
he SeR bawllw r whiio.e heasiine. The Tennesse
any 4?" lbofi y -A(id. 6beU poured
em Me oi tiOr nepey, which
They w re opsued to yprpss awmp, where an-
ethM desperate engagement ensud, in which our loss
wazmuch more considerable than in any other en-
counter. TII loss of the enemy was ten in the field,
from which they were 'routed-on the other aidq of
the stream it is supposed they must have lost 50.
The'pass was not taken. The officer in command
of the troops decided that, at so late an hour of the
day, with an entire ignorance of the country behind,
the attempt should not be made; and they accord-
ingly withdrew their men, carrying away their ead
The army were now necessitated to return to the
camp, they having been for some days on half ra-
ioens, and having not a grain of corn for the wagon
Want of provisions is the greatest difficulty the ar-
any have to contend, with. Had they been supplied,
there is every reason to believe the pass.would have
Jbees taken and the enemy rooted.
General Call is very sick still, though somewhat re-
W EIKLY HnALnD.-This edition of our brain in-
creases at the rate of 500 copies per week. We have
only issued there numbers in all-two regular and
one specimen--and the circulation is already near to
3000 copies. The subscriptions front the country are
pouring in lih avalanches. Ip lessthan six months
we expect tq have a country circumatiop of 10,000
comes; ^. *** *** :-'
it is how admitted on all -hands that the Weekly
Herald," in itatypographical appearance, is the hand-
somest paper of the kind in the country. New type,
ine paper, splendid machinery, excellent workmen,
nae it surpassingly beautiful.
The Herald establishment is new complete in every
art. .Fron this day forward we date the.commence-
aenrof a new age in morals, intellect, society, rene-
aient, literature, and combination. The Daily Heo
t* BW klA raldfor^ coun- i
set of tools, set up business again and support his wife
and two children. .
There is more real charity in the world ofNew York
than we ever dreamed of in our philosophy. When
we started this subscription we never expected to get
S10. We tried a subscription for RosmohJi lbert-
son, but could not get a cent, One lovely ady' left
with us a pretty billet one day, saying, my dear, dear,
Mr. Bennett, if you can give me one good reason why
Rosamond should be considered an object of my be-
nevolence, I will give you $20 for her use. A friend
of mine, noonscious of the character of the book, put
it into my hand to read. I had not got through five
-.. _~' n
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spectable in their profession-but the continued quar-
rels by our physicians here, would destroy the utility
and character of any institution.
The attempt now made by spies, informers, and
every species of abominable misrepresentation, in a
miserable penny paper, to destroy the usefulness of the
College is a matter not very creditable to Dr. Rogers
and his friends-if we are not mistaken it comes very
near to that species of conduct which we might call
"disgraceful." Its character throughout has been a
series of acts, more congenial to the lowest state of
barbarism than the age-of science, elegance, and civi-
lization. First comes, not a dignified controversy, but
violent attacks through papers, pamphlets and speech-
es-then the disreputable personal assault in the street
made by Dr. Bedford upon Dr. Beck-an assault nat-
ural enough among loafers in the Five points, butnot
particularly shining in a doctor-then follows the
union of this fighting clique with the Mirror clique in
establishing a penny paper for their mutual purposes,
in the manufacture of general abuse and calumny-
then to wind up comes the underhand attempt of Dr.
Rogers to subvert the discipline of the College and
create disturbances among them, by sending spies to
corrupt and lead away the students.
In the whole history of science, there is not an ex-
ample on record of such a course of conduct, adopted,
persisted in,encouraged, and sanctioned by men calling
themselves gentlemen, learned too, and claiming to be
true friends of knowledge. Rival quacks, of the low-
est order, living in the Five Points, and selling pills at
a penny a piece, would have considered themselves
disgraced by such conduct.
THE SEAMSTRESSES.-We are hippy to observe,
by their advertisement, that the Seamstresses intend
to have a meeting at Euterpean Hall, Broadway, and
that they have invited Ogden Hoffman, Hugh Max-
well, the Rev. Mr. Schreeder, and IR. B. Blatchford,
to address the meeting.
With such an array of high names, the Hall will
be crowded by all the talent, taste, fashion and be-
nevolence of the city. Such a crowd will be brought
that we rather think it will be necessary to issue
tickets of admission; and if they do so, why not
charge for them a shilling a piece ? Not a lady of
talent and'beauty in the city that will not attend.
From the lips of such orators, it will be the greatest
intellectual entertainment ever furnished in New
York. The subject is new-the topics thrilling-the
object heavenly-the recipients, the gentler, fairer,
lovelier, weaker sex.
Tickets at a shilling did we say? Nonsense.
Put the tickets at fifty cents, and you will fill the
house, besides raising a subscription. Better still-
why not make it a splendid ORATORICAL FES-
TIVAL 1 Would it not outshine any Dramatic Fes-
tival on record ? Is not the silvery, thrilling elo-
quence of Hoffman superior to the mouthing of any
vagabond player Is, not the magnificence and
power-the splendour and tumult of Hugh Max-
well's oratory, far beyond the ranting of the highest
acor of any drama 1 .
Let us have a great, nevel,'interesting; intellectual
Banquet-a great Oratorical Festival for .the benefit
of the ten thousand of the weaker and lovelieIr, s.
of New York. ry it-only t i ti Q.qiti t' pltew
SA MonLrLIsT.-Rabbi Walsh, the prig~ who edit
the Philadelphia National Gazette, says asustantially,
that for the course we took against the disgraceful
Hamblin Benefit, we richly deserved to be knocked
down, robbed, plundered, &c. &c.
Who is this Walsh '? What is his character?
What his talents? What his position in Philadel-
phia society ? Whathis morals? What his religion?
What his philosophy ?
We shall inquire in a day or two, and set some
matters in a strong light to the people of Philadel-
THE ZIMIwBwasu SUBscRIPTIOne on Saturday last
amounted to 828 50. On Friday evening, which was
not included in that day, we received from W. $3
Yesterday from T. M. C. 50 cents, making in all $32
-On Saturday we paid over to Hiram Parker, Esq,
the landlord ef Zimmerman, $31 50-now on hand
50 cents. Mr. Parker, with that benevolence which
few landlords can boast oZf intends to add to the lit-
tle sum, something handsome from his own pocket,
so that Zimmerman, who is a manufacturer of ivory
handles for umbrellas, will be able to -purchase a new
NATIONAL THEaTRE, Saturday-Mr. Jones is de-
termined to make the public know what a bold mur-
derer he is. He tore Hamlet limb from limb last
week, and butchered Shylock on Saturday. Portia
was prettily played, and Jessica was too fascinating
for a Jew's daughter, both in person, manners and per-
formance. Flynn set the house into convulsions.
Mitchell made every side burst with laughter, and the
Ravel family astonished all with their inimitable per-
ACCIDRNT.-The Hon. George Poindexter, in pass-
ing out of his room, in the Mansion House, Natchez,
on the 15th ult, mistaking his way, fell from the lob-
by to the ground. His right leg and left thigh were
broken, and his life is despaired of. 0
Row WITH THE WATCHMEN.-A party of four or five
young men were walking by the Park in rather a dis-
orderly manner, when a watchman went up to them
and wished them to be quiet. One of the young men
told him they were not disturbing either the public or
him. The watchman immediately took hold of the
man and collared him-upon which one of his com-
panions flew to his assistance, and cried out I'll res-
cue him." Poor Charley was floored in an instant,
and although he knocked loudly on the pavement, none
of his brethren came up in time to render him any as-
sistance, for the young men were bounding away like
deer, at the distance of twelve blocks from the place
where the disturbance began.
SHAKSPEaE.-At Philadelphia, the unfashionable
Theatres, the American and Pennsylvanian, are gi-
ving Shakspeare's plays to their delighted unfashion-
able audiences. Bat old Drury, the Chesnut street,
does not give them such antiquated stuff. Pantomime
for the fashionobles, says the sagacious Maywood.
BOARDING HOUSE LIFE.-Our article on this topic
created quite a sensation on Saturday. We were ask-
ed-" wont you continue it?" Certainly-in a gen-
tle, easy, neat way. Life in Boarding Houses is full
gir New Year's presents will be in great request
this season. Don't forget the "Annuals"-particu-
larly the "Magnolia."
ANOTHER DEATH BY ROCK BLASTING.-A short time
since, we recorded the death of a woman by the blast-
ing of rock at Bergen Hill, N. J. and we have now to
publish a similar accident, at the someplace. On Fri-
day last, a man, of the name of Kiernan Bows, a la-
borer employed on the works, was looking up watch-
ing the effects of the blast, when a small piece of the
rock, projected by the explosion, struck him between
the eyes, and so dreadfully injure d his brain that he
expired within a few hours, after being brought to the
New York Hospiral.'
Yesterday morning Mr. Justice Hopson held an
inquest on the body, and the jury returned a verdict of
The deceased was a native of Ireland, and 26 years
SAn inquest was also held by Alderman Waterbury
in Attormay street, near Stanton, on a male fetus,
ound in a,-vacant lot in the above street.
;The jury returned a verdict of still born.
A saIemLLa | sTxoN.-We have been asked if the
.ofiteers'f the police have the right of seizing and de-
taining the fruitbaskets of the profane poor, who en-
endeavor to vend their little notions on the Lord a
day' Most asuredly they have Why?
By the bold despot's plan,
That they shoul, take who have th. power,
And they should keep lwho can.
Any other reason' None that we know of.
COURTS OF SESSIONS AND COMMON PLEAs.-There
was nothing occurred in these courts, on Saturday,
worthy of reporting.
ALDERMANIC DOINos.-The Board of Assistant Al-
dermen meet to-day for the despatch of business
The Board of Aldermen will not meet, unless special-
ly convened, until this day week.
THE CORONER.-Mr. Schureman, the Coroner, con-
tinues in a very precarious state. The attending phy-
sicians, give but little hope of his recovery.
DARKNESS VISIBLE.-The gas light, at the Park
Theatre, on Saturday night, rendered the darkness so
palpable that some asserted you might have eut it
with your knife.
The obscurity ofthe place from whence Milton drew
his imago of-
Nolight was there, but rather darkness visible."
was noon-day to it.
MUSICAL NQVELTY-A German mechanic has con-
structed a music stand which, by a slight pressure of
the foot, turns over the leaves as the performer pro-
A FA r.-A soldier, boasting about his knowledge
of the languages, was asked by the Major what was
the ifteaning of 'Egrotat animo magis quam corpore.'
Why, says the scholar, Egrotat, I do not care a groat
-animo, for any man--quam, whether he be--magis,
J"M-M ---nOl rrCor)oral.
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