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Title: The Pennsylvanian
Uniform Title: Pennsylvanian (Philadelphia, Pa. 1832)
Alternate title: Daily Pennsylvanian
Physical Description: v. : ; 60 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Mifflin & Parry
Place of Publication: Philadelphia Pa
Creation Date: August 2, 1836
Publication Date: 1832-1855
Frequency: daily (except sunday)
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Philadelphia
Coordinates: 39.953333 x -75.17 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 9, 1832)-v. 42, no. 156 (Dec. 28, 1855).
Numbering Peculiarities: Numbering is irregular.
Numbering Peculiarities: Scattered issues are misdated.
Numbering Peculiarities: Issue for Dec. 27, 1855 is numbered v. 42, no. 154-5.
General Note: Publishers: Hamilton & Forney, <1846-1848>.
General Note: Contains: "To the people of the United States."
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Related Items: Pennsylvanian (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1832: Triweekly)
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Related Items: Dollar weekly Pennsylvanian
Succeeded by: Daily Pennsylvanian (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1855)

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Published by i i no Parry--No 99sSouth Secon-dStreet, DI Y .DAILY PAPER $800 a year--THRICEA E 0-W to t e n .
THIRD DOO ABOVE WALNUT STREET. DAILY. No Paper discontinued until sisnse.

VOL. V. PHILADELPHIA; TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 2. 1836.-NO. 1252


SIX O'CLOCK, A. M. S E A BAT II IN G. MECHANICS' & TRADESMENS' COUNTiY LOAN. Bolt and Sheathing Copper. MISCELLANEOUS.
TO B A L I O S E, Long. Branch, Deal, and Mfanasquan, via Cam- Loan Company of Pennsylvania. N pursuance of the authority conferred bylaw, the NAVY COMMISSIONKERS' OFFICE, G T R WE TOT
Via New Castle and Frenchtown Rail Road. den and Amboy Rail Rtoad. -- County Board issue the following certificate:- 9th July, 1836. 5 A GOOD STORYW E TL D
r-.a,,. ." .';-i ."i" ES-S -'v TLines will commence running Cap tal t500,000 Bollars. An additional funded debt of Four Hundred and iEALED Proposals, to be endorsed "Proposals for From the Boston Mercantile Journal.
L_ .'.j on F~riday, the 1st Jttly next, Forty Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars, is s- Copper," will be received at this office until
^ S f ^ J c fin on Friday^ the Isiwi Julylr* net ,fic until ^ ^ ^ ^
V ~tam"eatO'O" "'ehl,*d*- 'art. f"'i W '-"l'eaving (hesnut Street Wharf IN CORPORATE-D BY THE STATE OF hereby authorized on the credit of the county, to bear tree o'clock, P. M., of the eighth day of August next, .
aKuSte a m b o a t 0 14 1 0 .eCa p t.c e n t p e r a nnm ,ta n d n orm orrmfo r fu rn is h in g a n d d el v r n t t e n a y y r P i a i n g u l a r o c c u r r e n c e t o o l c n a t w
HK Steamboat OHIO. Cpt. Jil),,t,1,>iel,,A. from daily(t Sunday sand 10 o'clock, A. M. for an interest ofFive per cent. per annum, and no more, for fprmishing and delivering at the navy yard, Phila. Singular occurrence took pace in a own
41Chesnutst.wterftr" Baltmoedaily,at 6 'c$ock,A.M, eightsty where first rate carria es will be reader PE NSYVA, II. payable half yearly, the principal payable ]st of Jan- dilphia, eighty thousand pounds of bolt and sheath- in a neighboring State, not long since,
.^ a^ ^ ^ ^ ,.^ %^0 cosen ofZ^ SS thoe6~ .H~~ s hol=S^ der ing copper; P ^^ gen^ia^ Z
ai lI g t tPe rskis .owner4. TeCopny1 cneyhastown.gwereis toratheaoe celeria tedwialtereadyMoney to be loanedon Depoeit ofcoliateral security. uury, 1860, r sooner with thecosnoftehlr, ngopr; and at the navy yard, Gosport, Virginia, asatnddwt
The PCouantyComme iskiontr. Th0CompsyvrenauthorizedonthehoundperandfiftythousandypoandstGheortVrgindedda
willtne responible for the sfeyordeliheryelbaggge ing places, over an excellent road, arriving early the O'FC e NO. 16 SUH SIXTHOUsH ,HSTRE termseCouant Commisnerner are authoriedr o thde twohundred pnd firy thousn pous tf bpt nih h oasts a n d wtuconsequenn
N. DAVDSOl, Age.rt, Fare by either of the above Lines to Freehold, $2 00 ready to-advancemoney ondeposite of all kinds t i de proposals forthwith, for a loan of $409,195, twenty thousand pounds will be received, vidual who bore a prominent share in
Chesnut St. Whale .. Long Branch or Deal, 3 00 of col lateral security, in sums to suit the necessities of part of said loan of $440,250. The copper must be of the best quality, be cold
Freight received and despatched daily for Bald- ro as a the affair, and whose real name we shall,
more. may r8--dtf Manasquan, 3 50 those who may make .application to them. The said amount, when realized, to be appropriated lled,nfree from flaws, cracks, or other defects,
AMDEN NDAMBOYd I Allbaggageattheowner'srisk. One ofthe objects the Legislatoure had in view, itas follows:- ment of Outstanding Warrants and from ragged ends and edges, and subject to such for reasons not necessary to mention,
CAMDENAND AMBOY AIL-OAR.M. Smith Co., HeiKhtstown, corporang this Institution,was to enable such as 1. To payment of Outstanding Warrants ests and inspection as the Commissioners of the Navy conceal under that of Vr. Snooks
FOR NEW YORK. B. Hendrickson & Co., reehold, bein want of money, to obtain it upon the depositof as per Schedule A, Sche$113,643 96 ma d h em dqualit seems that Mr. Snooks unfortunately
~ S a m u e l L air td C o hte N e c k c o lla te ra l se c u rity a t a m od e ra te p re m iu m 2 T o R o a d D a m a g e s a s p e r S c h e c o f o mt y to o th e c o n trats to `% b e m ad e ; a n d it musatis e s t a rtn o k n o t n t l
Barclay Sherman, Wardell Co., Long Branch. The Company are desirous o f calling the attentiontf dule B, 189,429 33 in all respects be perfectly satisfactory to them, before was the possessor of a head of unusual
^ te .li~ 3.; To Eastern Penitentiary, ^ t^ : ^ 4,000 00 it will^^ he acepe and paymen made.sae~ t
1iJohn S. Forman, Manasquan. Proprietors. the community to the Institution, and give notice that ,.To" Eadimenintirsions0 i il e cepe and payment made
SUMMlER ARRANGEME NT. je 29--dtf te eae olao etr nocsa es4.To Moyamensing Prison, 30,000 00 Schedules of' the sizes and proportions of the sizesdi esosadp ulrhpwihat
SUMMER ARRANGM je 2-df they are prepared to loan on entire invoices, as wells o Vagrants'Apartment, 30,00000 of each denomination of the said copper, will be fhr- tacted the attention of an individual
At 6 and 10 o'clock, A. M., daily, Sundays Coa|l ar''aifgh(S, on smaller deposites. 11 the 6. To Rebuilding Bridge near nished to persons wishing to offer, upon their applica- who had become interested in the study
They will receive money, on deposit and allow the larIidsu,10661 tion to the commandants of the respective navy yards,
excepted, With immediate despatch, to NEW YORK, usual rateofInteest on thesaime. Bridesburg, 10,06671 ton to the commandant ofthe respective navy yards of Phrenology. This lover of remarka-
From the harffot f Chesnut s tree. ALBANY, BOS I'ON, &c. Apply to They also reie da deposits, be drawn at 7. To Mee Deficiency in Receipts ,0 Ph ela and Gosprthe contracts must e fully e eeop ent azed at Mr. Ss's
Steambotmas'(t the Delaware. DELAWVARE COAL CO. the pleasure of the depositor, on which no interest for 18336 26,000 00 The deliveries under the contracts must be fully ble development gazed at M.Sok'
NEWPHILADE A. Capt. A. Jenkins. No. 117 S. Mdstreet,or i o T h osc 8.To Mayor's Court, Northern Li- completed on or before the first day of January next. h with admiration ; he longed to
TRENTON, Capt. W in. M. J,-nkini. 2d wharf below Wnalntstreet Tchyflrill 1 o e ho urs yrf om9o'clooL berties, B,00000 Two good and sufficient sureties will be required hei thadmiaatione In
2 dewh a febe l o W a ln u s t r e e ,oSc h u l k il lnills uofi ci e ntP Muex c ei eo n S a u r d a y w h e nq u i r edf
Steamhoats on thenRarita. d wrTill t o'clook.P.M. except on aturday, when te..o- 9 n Damages on Lybrand street, for the faithful performance and within the time ape- touch it, to have it beneath his hand,
INDEPENDENCE, Capr. Geo. N. DiehB. ySS f g J foo rr oticeis opentll5.M. in case the Supreme Court shall de- cified, of the respective contracts, and ten per centum and, in an evil hour poor Mr. Snooks
On and ater Saturday, the 23d inst. Personswishing to engage passage for their yrer h OgGA S.lTH, Cashier. ie onmrant a mandamus on the will be withheld from the amountuofall payments on
dsh in w n friendsinafirst'rateship, tosail fromLondon- SMITH, C County Commissioner, to draw account thereof, not to be paid until they are, inall consented to be manipulated by the de-
Pa ss ng r wh e v the 6o' ekeltLine11 st d or iaaphOriveS inm may 31 -df I g R t t H I ,to o d e t~ c m h h a ih ~follow e reof G all an d t u e r
New York between td 2oelckP.M. Those aig derry for :Philadelphia ab6ut the st September, may 3-df their warrant therefore, or on a case respects, complied with, and is to be forfeited to the voted follower of Gall and Spurzheim.
In tile 10o'clock Line will arrive in New York atnitearly now doseoby applyingto ROBFRT TAYLOR. savings Intitutillon~, stated to that effect, shall determine nse and benefit of the United States in the event of Mr. Snooks'herwafo dtob ar-
hour the me afternoon e $3 00 jy 8-dtf 276 Market, above 8th. Chartered byhe L laure of Pennsylania hat the same should be paid, more failures to complete the deliveries within the pr-markable one-so much so that the in-
Fare in Regular Line, $3 00, than a year having elapsed after the scribed period. m ral n-om c
Forward Deck passage, 2 00 CAP A, final confirmation of the reportwith- Ninety per centum will be p on anll bills for de- l erest of the science requid a a
As A& A& ft $!D(?PV(?. out the payment of Damages, and in liveries agreeably to the stipulations of the contracts be taken, an d Snooks, who was not aware
AFTERNOON LINE James Hand's Line E, Philadelphia Savings Instittion, at the office, casethe SupremeCourtshalldecide to be made, within thirty days after their approval by
AFTERNOON LINE No. 100 Walnut street,south side, betweenDe.aware that the same shall not be paid, the the commandants of the respective navy yards, of the exact nature of the operation, at
For Burlington, Bristol and Bordentown. For Nortolk and Petersburg. Fourth andFifthstreets,receivesDept sitesdaily,(Sunaiy, pmen.ding.having becomenull and jyl2--2tawtA8 length yielded a reluctant consent to the
The Fteamboa? BURLING TONe Capt. D. Martin, dil! Wednesday d Saturdays. hoc ahMepte n e void, then into the Treasury for solicitations of the ardent discoverer of
The steamboat BURLINIG YON, Capt. D. Martin, will Wednesdays and Saturdays.thForhfJuyanCrimsecpd. twnh lghyeddarlcat
leave the same what on Saturdays at 3 o'clock,P. M. Re- r HE subscriber, thankful for past encouragement, will sohsisposed to place fundstherein,at thefollowingrates 1,05500 solicitation the ardent
turning, will leave Bordentown on Mondays at 6 A. M. and'' continue to run good anid snbitantial sehooncrs to ofinterest, viz:- ounty purposes, Live Oak Timber.* bu mps.
Burlington and Bistol at 7 A. M. -and from the above perts, commanded by men experienced Regular Weekly Depositors, from Z to glo per week, $409195 00 Navy Commissioner's Office, T h Phrnl it im lf a vr
All other days (Sundays excepted,) at 1 o'clock, P.M. in the trade-to sail from each port twice a week. The p e 3 p r T e PrenolOgiSt niimse a never
from Philadelphia, and7 o'clock, A. M. from Bordentown. vessel ottis Line will be towed up the river Apamatnox 5 SpeLeat Dpostesoranysue. overgSo, andnot exceed- The said Commissioners are hereby further author July 8, 1836. been instructed in the rather difficult pro-
Jy 1.6-dtf WM. J. WATSON, Agent. by ean, iihout lightenia.n 5000,to remain at least on e year, 4 per cent. per an- sized. in case only that the Supreme Court shallon said SEALED proposals, endorsed Proposals for Live b te in e
F or freighter pasave apply on board, at Fassitt's what, application for a mandamuson casestated, decide that Oak Timber," wdill be received at this office until cess of taking cast; nevertheless, he
MAIL. _PILOT LINE 2d abovetheHDrawbridge, Nor ,rh Sums oft gland upwards,and not exevedinggSoo00,to re- the above mentioned amount of $1,055, shall be paid three o'clock, P. M. of the thirty-first day of August conceived himself eual to the task on
FOR NEW mYOR K. Rowlet, Roper^&Nbee ter. or main at least three months, 4 per cent per annum. as damages, to issue proposals for an additional Loan next, for supplying the following Live Oak Timber, toc ao h in equ l e ci
Dailv, at4o'circk, P. M. W. Babrington, Noroblk rg. Sums o 1adtupwards,and notexceeding500,tore of' $31,055, at 5 per cent, reimbursable as aforesaid, viz: this occasion, having frequently receiv-
I mainyrat 4ath'cl tonP.M.ydW.s,3 erngton, perrannum
And through to lIew York the N. B.-Shippers by this Line may rely upon the vessels ma sums on Special Deposite. not exceeding 0, to be being the balance of the larger Loan of $440,250 00, No. 1. For the frame timber, beam and keelson ed verbal instruction from those who
_g t same evening, arriving about 11 sailing as advertised. mar 15-dtf paid o demand, at the rates of interest above specified. to be appropriated to pay the amount of all awards of pieces, and for the promiscuous timber for one ship of had conducted that operation, He was
*'ock, via Phil. da. and Trenton A TI R AN PHILADELPHIA No interest will be allowed on any sum under 9s, nor damages for streets and roads named in Schedule C, the line, one frigate, one sloop of war, and one schoo-
and Camdenond Amboy Rail Roads ATIMOR A IL E LP pon any traction oft dollar, confirmed prior to the date of this certificate, and re- ner, to be delivered at the Navy Yard, near Ports. told to mix the plaster to the consisten-
and Steamboat. This Line laves theOffice, signof Rob- PACtB s The rate of interest to weekly deposito.-'s will not be re. manning unpaid; the said sum of $31,055 not to be bor- mouth, N.H. c of cream and then to aply it with
inson Crun oe No. 23 south Third, between C h~es uut and Fi h s p a e a d 1 ea v r a a duccd without notice of at least 60 days, in two daily news.
Market trees. 23 uth twe Cent and Via Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. Ph la tw i rowed unless the decision of the Supreme Court be as No.2. For the frame timber, beam and keelson u hand tohh d and face,
For seats apply early, as the number is limited. James Hand's Line. vwil uot be allowed to withdraw their deposits without aforesaid, pieces, and for the promiscuous timber for one steam- i unp rg hd. o e foa ad stc,
7:Fare through, i5. C. HINKLE, Agent. This Line is now in full operation-one having given four weeksnotice oftheirintention in writing, The terms and measures of advertising for, and ta- er and one schooner,to be delivered at the navy yard, having pieces of twine lying in different
N.B.-All baggage at the riskofo s wner th kets leag daii Sunda nd so to do.and upon such notice the interest shall cease., king the said Loan of $440,250 00, or any part there. Philadelphia. directions across the cranium, which, be-
prr 2b-dtr ne- heater m exreote Fd rorifrei ;ht ysto' Certificateswill be given to special depositors, whevein of, shall in all respects be the same as was provided The quantity and dimensions of the promiscuous
U. S. MAIL LINEb extr. weaerAexcSpte tIHAND, therateote nteest, thedurationof thedeposite, and the for in the Act of 10th of April, 1834, except that the timber for each vessel, of each class, is as follows: ing pulled before the plaster became
FOR, NEW YORK, Api may21--dtf s8s sou wharves. Apiations for loans to be made on Mondays of each Certificates shall be for the sharesof Fifty Dollarsand For the ship of the line, 6,000 cubic feet, which hard, would cut it in several pieces, and
SA_ M" E S t A N D S L IT N E week. the County Commissioners shall append to their ad- must be sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 20 feet hus t ah t e eil sna
TArough by Rail-Road Cars and Post Coaches. J AMES HAND'S LIN wThe following is an extractfrom the 5th section of the vertisement for proposals, a copy of the 40th section of in length; six of the longest pieces to side 22 inches. tus cause it to e easily isengge.
ih a l. d arsnd ''stoaches. iNew York and Philadelphia Charter:-- And provided also. that nodirector or officer of the Act of 16th June, 1836, entitled an act regula- For the frigate, 3,000 cubic feet, which must be Every thing being prepared, Mr. Snooks,
PaCkets. thesaid instituti.on.ei therbyhimselforthroughanyothertingElectionDistricts,&c., and that the said proposals sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 20 feet long; six with a Courageandresination which
Person, shall be authorized to borrowN or make any loanWihacu ge ndrsi
HE GreatMail will leave Philadelphia every at- DAILY, from te funds ofbhe said institution shall be opened in the presence of the County Com- of the longest pieces to side 19 inches.
Published by order oftthe Board of Directors, missioners, the County Treasurer, and at least two of For the sloop of war, 1,000 cubic feet, which must reflect the highest ionor on his charac-
..L ternoon, at 5 o'clock, and arrive in New York ear- Via Delaware and Raritan Canal. PETER FRtTZ, President, the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, a majority of be sided 12 inches, and be from 12 to 18 feet long; six ter, submitted his cranium to the dispo-
I next morning, passing through Bristol, Trenton, HE subscriber being thankful to tho public for past CHAS. ROBB I reaturr whom shall decide which are the best proposals for of the longest pieces to side 16 inches, sal of the amateur artist Quills were
Vrinceton, New Brunswick, Rahway, and Newark to encouragement, begs leave to intiorm the Merchants ^ i il I iI the said Loan; and further, that any person interested For the steamer, 1,000 cubic feet, which must be
New York. na d Shvippers generally, s ,at he will continue to run t enu ,A T in appropriations No. 1 and No.2 aforesaid,mayat any sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 18 feet long; six of tuck in his nose to allow him the means
The Second Mail Line leaves the office every morn- eorrstratevesselstadomNewYork theensuing AND TR U ST COMPANY* time after the 25th ofJuly, 1836,and before the nego. the longest pieces to side 16 inches, of respiration, the plaster was mixed,
ing at half-past 5 o'clock, and arrives in New York of a, and array small cargoes, will not meet witas No. 159 Chesnut Street, tiation of said Loan of $409,195 00, on presenting and For each schooner, 300 cubic feet, which must be and seizin a satul the enthusiastic
early the same afternoon, passing through the above moeh detention as'larger vessels or barges, and by using delivering up his warrant on the Treasurer, be allow- sided 8 inches, and be from 10 to 16 feet long; six of a nd si a pa a, e
named places. every exertion and attention to the receiving and forward. ed to receive a certificate of County Stock for the the largest pieces to side 12 inches. follower f Gall laid it thickly on.
The Coaches and Rail-Road Cars on this route are ing goods, he hopes to obtain a share ot public patronage. The Girard Life Insurance, Annuity and Trus amount of his said warrant, with which he shall credit A part of the promiscuous timber may be gotll Mr Snook's face was soon covered
new, and every possible comfort extended to Passen. For freight, whit will be taken on th most reasonable Company of Philadelphia, ame Cout of his cash; but no certifth whichathe shall issue for a larger dimensions the providedscuo th imber may be gttso Mr. Snook's face was s ,
terms, apply to .JAMES HAND, C H A RTq E R P F, R P ET2"U A Ls the County as cash; but no certificate shall issue for a larger dimensions, provided the pieces will answer tefrtprinbiga
gers termsaply to 5tsouware rto CHARTERPERPETUAL fraction of Fifty Dollars. The same right to take Stock for replacing defective hawse pieces, transoms, breast- the first portion being applied to the
FAnx, Foun DOLLAnS. Messrs. J. & N. BR1GGS, Capital, $300,000, in the provisional Loan of 31,055, to be extended to hooks, or other valuable pieces, mouth, the artist having wisely resolved
For seats in the above lines, apply at the U. S. Mail 36 Old Stlip. New Yore. n. AILY receives monies in trust on Interest, executes damages for streets and roads, confirmed prior to the Separate offers must be made for each of the preced- to put a sto to all remonstrances as ex-
Office, 28 South Third street, north ofChesnut st. N. B.-Goods will be received and forwarded to any Special Trusts, grants Policies of Lile Insurance on date of this certificate, when such decision ot the Su.- ing numbers, and each offer must embrace all the tim- t t iu a opto al
ZACH. B. J. GRISWOLD, place, via New York, as directed, free of storage and com the mot favorable terms, and (grants Annuities and Enmber to which it re peditiously as possible. The ose, the
m iss io n B .rJ G R I S W O L D b erpe c ia lhn d W e e k yale pe dtf orwi lyb etre e iv e db ermt oCo r tish a lib e h a d b a rdta tiisscyle dsfoob ysthlnu m b e r to w h iceittr e
Agent for Alex. M.Cumming 4,.Co. Proprietors. mission apr t-dt dowments. Special and Weekly Deposites will be received The two said Loans of $409,195 00 and $31,055,ma- fers; the prices asked per cubic foot must be stated ears, and finally the whole head, were
je 6--dtf A VALUABLE FARM Insurance, Annuities or Endowments. king altogether $440,250 00, to be considered as loans separatelyfor each and every class of vessels embraced covered with a mass of aster
For IV/illtIngloni. FOR SALE Rates of Insurance for $100, at some of the authorized prior to the first of August, 1836, and with- 'in the ofel and for the promiscuous timber of each soon cove d with a mass o plaster
SThe splendid now steamboat TELE- ages. in the scopeandeffectof the40th Section of the Act class, separately from the other, which is considered nearly two inches in thickness, and
R r 8 h n gremi Premium Preir for oflh Jue 1r6 creadting ta outy Sikin oFnd oude timbe IeqEipyotme, n ait ~pi iT
B GRRAPHCapt W Jr leaves Situate in Abington township, Premium Premim Preminm for of 16th June, 1836, creating a County Sinking Fund. mouded timber. weighing ten or fifteen pounds. The
Race street wharf for Wilmington eve. '11i g~gMntgomery county, about ten miles from for I year. for 7 years, whole life, Witness our hands at Philadelphia, this 15th. day of At least one fourth of the whole quantity of timber
the city of Philadelphia, and near to Jen. embraced in each offer comprising a fair proportion of weather being, warn theapplication of
ry morning at 7 o'clock. Returning leaves Wilming- l kintow d Mooretown-containg 113 At the age of 21 81 41 t 48 Ts 07 William B.IReed, J. R. Burden, the most valuable pieces, must be delivered on or be- the cold plaster at first produced a sen-
ton at 3 o'clock, P. M. Fare 75 cents. a ACRES-adjoinig lands of Win. Grant, 3s 1 st I sa 2 24 Samuel Weyant, Thomas S. Smith, fore the first of June, 1838. one half of the remainder station rather agreeablethan otherwise
Fare to Chester or Marcus Hook, 50 cents. Thos. kleteler, and others; bounded by Susquehanna st. 30 1 64 1 73 2 48s T. M. Hubbell, George W. Toland, on or before the first of June 1839, and the whole sao ra r agreeable tan otherwise.
All baggage at ihe risk of its owner. Breakfast and a road leading frorn Ab,.ngton Friends' Mtei..g-House 35 1 so 1 91 280 J. B. Smith J. M, Scott, quantity on or before the first day of June, 1840; and But such was the nature of that mater-
prov ;a a ,ided n "ard Frei h ,,t t ,ik n ,o the custom ary to Israel Hallowe lb's M ill. A bout 20 act es are woodland, a ) p n f o M .S ih
prold a rroportio of meadow, a large upple orcad e varietyJo n-Office open from 9 A M. Jo Thompson, George Norton, fthe above proportions shall notbe delivered at the al that it soon became heat a
perm. of other fruit-the remainder arable land. of a goodl quality, B. W. RICHARDS, President. James Hutchinson, H. S. Spackman, respective times above specified, the Commissioners n hole h ee d,
4trSFare on Sundays to Wilmington" ...and tack 1$1 00 Theloimer fut-te remanderare be a nd." oe,tory agono-d. _eli ty-oueGEO. W.W wR ASDH,,Tr Tr .Peasu JmsHurer., H .Spemn rsetvetmsabv pciid heCmisinr hoeha see urone wto
FareonSnaystoWilmingtonand back, d1 00 the improvements are a two-story ston f dwelling-house, GEOWFAMHESrap tt Certified from the Record, July 20, 1836. of the Navy reserve to themselves the right of cancel- w ead seemed surrounded With,
On Sunday td Che Telegraph leaverus WilmgtHook do 7n a with three room and a kitchen on the firstt floor, four INO. JAMES, Actury apr [SEAI] ROBERT MORRIS, Prothonotary. ling any contract in the execution ofwhich such fail- immersed in a dark, noisome and suffo-
On dTewleiiatth a good cellar under ,,- o ylivan Insurance are may occur, and of enter into new contracts,T
4 ao'lock, P. M. y 2-dtf the whole largestebarn,52 32 feet, a wagon-huse A T a County Commissioners' Office, holding the original entractors and their sureties lia- a ing atmosphere. To add to te
carriage-hos,, and other n t- dngs; a well ofHwater and TEr PstCompany.L J ble for any excess of cost and other damages which awkwardness of his situation, he oun
A PADteT LN.&ITTO. w ha er p.ricnia.snpp tentitein e EntireCapitalRR paid in $500,000. p adel a r nn 1 n be thus incurred. m no little difficulty in breathing owing to
uCANXt PACKET LINE FOR PITTSBURG, An, r- tFi th tr et ap. .Philadelphia County Loan. The said Live OakTimber must have grown with- some mismanagement in introducing the
.3n Slaiboa Lie or ....... = ... he .Pennsylwanila Compaty fo!: ]nsizranees on ][N pursuance of the foregoing Certificate of the in twenty-five miles of the seaboard, (which must be
nd Steamboat ine for NEW AND FASHIONABLE TCountyy Boar -uharigoyan Act of Assembly, proven to the satisfaction of the respective command- quills into his nostrils.
CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE, A A f ? O Lives and Grantindg .nnuities, passed these 10th day of April,) sealed proposals will be ants,) must be got out by the moulds and written di- Thus shut out from all communica-
XLeaves corner Broad and Chesnut sts. every morning HiAT %VA RE IE ll 0 U S [ E TH AVING received additieoal powers by a supplement received at the oce ofthe County treasurer until reactions and specifications of dimensions, &c. which s t out om all
q n gthPh il a d e l p h .. .. s t hb P a fp oodf t h e C o u n tye ..e ,ebu r r .ut a r a n t he a 2 5 th d a y o A u e t 1 o l o rM r t h il te b e fr n is h e d t de c o n trs o f t henird d oe ve r ic w i h t h e t ie x t e rn a lwo rd, a n d n o t
..B-^ ^ Si aisen -r M -hldjus~ f7u-TIT-.. ;'d pwii r e ^"" h l 1 61 Fb-, 13. ols,-i the 25th day of August next, it 12 oclock, Mf.lh wilme frnihdt ecora Bfrthr govern, i." it th ex rnlw ld adno
*mrr-Tr t will take splendid new eighi "' -, e e 't V*vemVSWtfedt6 eive-mone3 s or other properly, real Loan, or any part there, of the sum ofFour Hundred ment, and mut be free from all injuries and defects being at the time in a mood to o m-
Tm T -i~ wheel Cars by Rail-Road to Co- athanway & Snyder or personal, in trust, to accumulate the interest or income and Nine Thousand, One Hundred and Ninety-Five which may.impair the gcod quality of the said timber mune with himself, the sEnato of
.... .....he .s a- a to oliectrudsburnform theb rynids and the thereof, and also to accept ad execute Trusts of any and Dollars, for which certificates of Stock will be issued, for the purposes for which it is required by coswlIise pe d to o tr ntytraetsesatos o
lumbia, thence by Packet Boats to Hollidaysburg, bdy publi that they havejust opened a new and every description, which may be committed or transferred not less than Fifty Dollars each, bearing an interest and be m all respects satisfactory to the command- poor Mr. Snooks were truly horrible
Caro over the Portage Rail Road to Johnstown, and p~g blic that th .ey avejut opned n r and t io~ yn'^ ^ corp aty less thanFityDllrs eachu pyblen a rin~teresteoterspcieNv aswheitidl HeC fred isef ow er ih
thene b ethe.. R Rod. exe e Hat Warehouse, as above mentned, rate or polite,, or by any Court o the United Sttes, orof of Five per cenL per anum, payable halfeary, not antsof the respective Navy Yards where it is delt- He comforted himself, however, with
thence y Packet oas to ttsurg. td intend keeping constantly on hand, as well the Commonweath of Peansylana.end ty mayalso be redeemable without the consent of the holder, before vered ., the refle tht th
The Care are all new, of the most approved model gI r the accommodation of City as Country appointed guardianot fhe estate ot auy Minor, -rcommit- the first day ofJanuaiy, 1860. Bonds, with two good and responsible sureties, the rnfection that they would be short
and construction, buiilt of the best materials, and deci- customers, a large supply of tee of a Lunastic. *- WM RUFF (whose names must be forwarded with the offers.) in in duration. But his feelings may be in
deadly the most elegant, comfortable and convenient Philadelphta Manufactured Hals and Caps, TheLegislaturehaving provided thatall investmentsof 'DANIEL SMITH theamountof one-third the estimated value of the a deLsree im ne, h n b d -
ever put on the Columbia Rail Road. which they wal sell, either wholesale or retail, twenty-five moneys received in trust shall be at the risk of the corpo J NGLEMANH timber to be furnished under the respective contracts, o imagined, they cannot be desc-
T e ac e Bot ofti Lneaeas n w an ofper cent. cbicaper than they can be obtained at any other ration, this company becomes the secure depository of J. ENGLEMAN, tm e ob unse n e h epciecnrcs e w e e la n d t a
The Packet Boats of this Line are also new ane of placeintle city. Those who doubt this staenut i 'ru sts reposed with tem. County Commissioners. will be required; and, as collateral security for the bed, when he learned that the ignorant
the most approved model, which for elegance finish, respectully invited to call and examine for themselves. Certificates of Deposits in Trusts will be issued transfer- "Section 40th of the Act of 16th June, 1836."-That faithful compliance with the terms, stipulations and artist had suffered the plaster to remain
comfort, convenience and speed, are not surpassed by N. B.-The Trade will be supplied with Hats as usual, ableonly on the books of the company.. the County Treasurer of the county of Philadelphia conditions of the said contracts, ten per centum will on his head so long before Ih
;any in the U. States. oct 8-dtf In addition to thle trust business, the company continue be, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay be reserved from the actual amount of each payment .a so beore he attempted
he Line from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati and Louis- to effect Insurances on Lives, Grant Annuities aid En- to John Bacon,William E. Lehman, Frederick Fraley which may be made from time to time, until the said to divide it with the strings, that the
ville^ ^^^^ cosit f twelve Stamons which furor goo aean ofmes toin Johne Wilam nWagner, JonE. Lgehmn, Fredeic Frarpey, -contracts are completed and closed, which reserva- process could not be carried' oefet
oommodation, elegance and speed, are not surpassed proviin br a suovivng family, upon the paymaknt an chael Day, James Ronaldson, Robert Patteron, Peter tio rs tions, respectively, will be forfeited to the use and be-r Ss no b c ri in e t!
by any on the Ohio River--one of which will leave l ^ T annual premium, acoor.lingto the age and place of resi- Williamson, George Handy, Ralph Eddoes, Henry nefitof the United States, in the event of failure to ooks attempted to speak; but he
Pittsburgh daily for Louisville. denceo the person insured. Troth William Wistar JacobFric Abraham Miller deliver the timber within the respective perinds pre- ould not articulate a sllabl h stri-
The proprietors flatter themselves that fromthe very Creditors may effect insurances, by which they canse- Troth, William Wistar, Jacob Frick, Abraham Miller, sc ribed. could not articulate a sylale e st-
,petrmneinwihtehaefteuptiLie 14 0F 4core debts eawngl to them in the event of the death of the and Francis Park, who are hereby created Commis- srbd ved to scream, but his voic one
tuperier manner in which they have fitted up this Line, ful sred d signers of the Sinking Fund of the countyof Philadel- The moulds will be furnished to the contractors at like the scream, butter his voice sounded
other with their having selected the most careful, ISAAC M. ASHTON'S "Theinconveniencies arising from the hazard of life in phia, Twenty Thousand Dollars per annum out of the one of the Navy Yards, Brooklyn or Gosport. e the deep muttering of the thunder
efficent and obliging captains and agents, (whose dutyNieyprcnunwlbeadonllilsfrei-nthdsac.He hn
t :et aend obligingth comforaptains and conveniences, (wh osefuty at and Cap anufactory voages travels, or residence i foreign countries, may be proceeds of the County rates and levies, to constitute Ninety per centum will be paid on all bills for dell- in the distance. He then resorted to
obviated by ate paymentofan additional premium varying a Sinking Fund to extinguish the present and anyoth- veries, agreeably to the stipulations of the contracts to est a
their engers,) they will deserve and receive a lib- No. 216 Market Street, with the risk er funded debt of the said County, which may Iwyit urges, and made signif
oral share of public patronage. HIRD door above Decatur, south side, and next d Annuities afford the readiest means of securing to an erned ob obfo the sa d C o, w A ua n- be made, within thirty days after their approval byrth which would have excite
r S o this Line can ONLY be secured at the Tbelow Farmers' In, Philadelhia-where are mafc- aged person a large nd safe income for lieor to a you thorized on or before the first day of August next; at ha i the admira-
oflces, No. 89 Chesnut street, I door below 3d street; tared, and constantlyfor sale,a great varietyy of Fashionable person by the purchase of a deterred annuity, which said fund shall be invested by said Commis- jyl2-2tawtA31 tion Of a Frenchman, imploring relief.
No. 28 south 3d street; Western Hotel, 288 Market st.; HATS and CAPS, of warranted qualities, and at as low Endowments may be secured to Minors on arriving at signers of the Sinking Fund in State Stockor in Stock He shaped, he kicked, an
No28 south 3d street;prices as at any other establishment in the city. maturity, or at any, specified age by depositing a small of the Bank of Pennsylvania or the United States, the BEEF AND PORK amped, he kicked, and threw his
anjcrer11-- a ad CesutJt. TMLNCN Aen. Country Merchants supplied upon the mot liberal so'mlit birth or auy time during minority. arms about like a windmill ;btalt
e fs tINSON, Agent. Country Merchant supplied upon temo ral urat hor tnering rtes, &c. applyat interest orldividends thereon to be paid into the Coun- FOR THE YEAR 1837. arms about like a windmill but all to
term tht office ofthe company,72 soutit3d st. ty Treasury for County purposes; and in case of a va- NAVY COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, ? no purpose. It seemed as if he was
Wa C.Va sAfJ," /F F my 23d SEARS C. WALKER, Actuary. cancv occurring in the said Commissionersofthe Sink- 7th July, 1836. d o i i
VIA RAL-ROAD GARS CANAL PACKETS, LOWis Taylor & OnS' SP NG GARDEN in Fund, by death or otherwise, the same shall be EALED offers, endorsed "Offers for Beef," or oome to wear his head in a sh o 1
TO PITTSBURGHI O supplied by the remaining Commissioners; provided "Offers for Pork," as the case may be, will be life. This idea flashed on the mind of
.8sdb3 Steamboate, carrying the U. S..>fail, from or T cohe suRbDELtIA.utieon o to0b madle s hat bfirt oed Ceceied yaitthis office unti threeto'clock, P.M., of the Mr. Snooks; but it was too dreadful i
PITTSBURG.TO LOUISVIr LE .BRAD Capital authorized by Law, 400,000 dollars, jy 23--dt25A delivering, free of all cost and charge to the nited to bear. He Sprung up, and, ma-
B !B~ t _AND aACE SIT'- every morning Charter Perpetual. States, 8,400 barrels of Navy Beef, and 8,400 barrels king the most unearthly sounds, (
,t o'clock. *B Boo, Shoe0, y Tr kI~f f e "8, AKE both hmited and la'petual insurances on W white Oak and Yellow Pine of Navy Pork, each barrel to contain 200 pounds nett which were intended for moans, h ro-r
Offieew^ north-eCst cone eit 4tu Manne Stseight^W ^ 1 ^ oj~ ~ e}of beefvv ^ h ^ ward the dpor. ;en impelle barey oftee
cheroot streets For seatoi apphy as e a ore ndr at 0 NO. 168, store,, ot, mills barns, hles, capete shops.ilumbr FIRank Stocks.,wib bf fpre ,0mt ldrbda pdhswywt umuey,
Madrketh trent not-ast o nr of 2d and Chesnut sts. Houth-E.ast Cor ner of Fifth and Market gts. scriptiou, udn ay pt of te Udnited tates, aginstyCmmsinr fe each of the navy yards, Ch rlestown, Massachusetts, wards the door, being impelled by an d
adyttar_ wan A. H. CU MMINGS^ Agent. PHILA LPIA. os or damage by ire. 8th of July, 1836 Brooklyn, New York, and Gosport, Virginia, respec- instinctive feeling to seek sympathy
EWIS TAYLOR & SONS take this method of in. Applications, either personal or by letter, at the Office EALED PROPOSALS, endorsed "Proposals for tively.e igt ekfrsm ah
jOnennlSvlVama fl r portation Line hat titeir store is at the corner of Fitth and Market streets, will be decided upon without any delay, o'clock, P. M. of the 31st of August next, for the fol- vorable at each of the said navy yards, must be deli- This martyr to science reached the :
TO AND FROM PITTSBURG. s ma store il th onel > 'etseamel al ,ta'or ho l0 f.hto plktc.d e mSi.derS. &S od eb ot oor beforhi end tr
mriM _. ,,clesof a better duality manufactured in the city, as they JNorth-east corner of Second and Race streets, 40.000 yellow pine do. the fifteenth day of December next and the fifteenth ologist, could determine in his own t
l .l g i H are very particular in collecting materials, and to have IS NOW OPEN To be delivered at the NavyYard,Charlestown,Mas- day of May, 1837. mind what course to ado. H for t
*-*-^ ^ IW .... 7--'-... them made by the best workmen in all the above branch- For the current transaction of BANK-IN business sachusetts. k The beef must be packed from well fattened cattle,no less than ix hd pouns nee was uor
ets. The highest price Bd cash paid for all the above in addition to the SYIn FCu N of the Proppie- 40,000 yellow pinepdo, weight All thg legs thand ie rohundr e f tho hind lucky reuumt uch abors a t h es unr tu-
S 'e n a n t lb e p b l e, a e e hn e t t a rtt" a o i t r o b n o u e o .b e o ff e re d b u t h s e t o r T o b e d e l i v e r e d a t t h e N a v y Y a rp d B r o o k l y n N e w q u a r t e rs a n d t h e c l eo d n ec k or s ic p i e c e s s h i ns n a t e v i c t i m ; ba bor s a s h i s uvront u s e
the age fom J.Bunting Co. to t uof BOLTON N.B -Patent Gum Elastic Blacking, of a speror qua- Curent Depoe on Interest. York.and cheeks of the fore quarters, must be wholly e soon recovering the use a
85 CU. inPhsladelphia, and Irom G. Mulhollan, Jr. to the lity, for sale by lhe groee, dozen, or sunle box. AILY currentDeposi es subject tohedrawn for at the No. 3. For 20,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks. eluded from the barrel, and the remainder of the car- of hIS faculties,he called out lustily for a f
house of HANNA & pOINDEXTER, iu Pittsburg, and deseretion of the Depositors will be received; and an 9.0,000 yellow pine do. case must be cut in pieces of not less than eight mallet or at to-m u ada hisl Bu c
will be prepared to run their daily line of Boats and Cars JA ES TRA interest of our per cent per anu win be allowed on te To be delivered at the Navy Yard, Philadelphi. pounds in each.chise. ut c
on e opening ot heCanas. wloybanefoto GEoNTLE.MEoN'S FASHIONABLE N. 4.For 100,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks. The pork must be corn-fed and well fattened. All Mr. Snooks was too impatient to get rid
W illow Stree.t ailway, on Fairmuunt Da nm, Sehu'l.ti; as If[ tf0 0 r T Mi .TVS0 e K F Iv blanoeeof Depoditrs;an a~ trs o rx ?M from the Warehouse of nuanna bur., every day, So ys excepted. No. 66 Chesnut Street, liberty tu draw the full amount of their tunds at their pita ginia, cut in pieces weighing not less than six pounds each: t, h dl atory g
The Boats and Cars ot this Line being of the first cless, (between 2d and 3d streets, south side,) sure- The plank stocks must average 45 feet in length, not more than three shoulder pieces and one jewl and measures. He made a desperate effort e
commanded^^^ by Iefoperisefien'd adaptains, who bare a direct balfoetweeolsefna og nd ahalds3ll sallweeotdecenotheStoe stpst)thsfrnt.
cotmrmsndellodbsyeoittedatoiheir hogilhav n adedms t By retaining abalanein Bankfora mouth, theDepos- and none of them must be less than 35 feet long. The ahalf,orthe jowlsofahoandahalf,shallbeallow, to descend th a ront h
fnereMigscommitte of P hiladelhia rendill be hanti led at nformsL ,n his frie~ipnd ind ch stomer s tan r will be entitle to five per cent per annum pn ns white oak plank stocks must square not less than 14 ed to a barrel. e e e ste se thenront.h
wit sne, had w~ met it immhedae W esptch. As L- adte ulcin neerl thad fromr Mechantsmre ofef h Philaadeldetneltr hheia t.eeiedyti, tint. ewilarleiadii ss mooemnsbehss renftecrwrkanhno anved eact.o hsheeniletaahehe lat a u retaete at f i _ops.. heyemwpieroakstcseusmenrentts sauherdbewenthtats fth ccptnerkmwyansssedinwsshh npi e


large Warehouse on the Will,w Street Railway, below 3,, of his articles. is now ready to supply persons All accounts of Depositors will be settledd every 0 days, less than 14,nor more than 16 inches at the but, and ofthe respective offers and the periods of delivery;- rian darkness he fortunatel, a e
and all goods arriving coastwise in e received at the in wanto goods in his lne, by the dozenor sin'l pair, of nd he Interest carried to their eedtt, unless previously may square one-fe d less at the top. must be thoroughly salted or struck with the best qia- ue proedi, mae orunately, as the se- -l
resPenn T wrst ilR no e o ere ther BOOTS, SHE S, SIP PUIPS, c., for SH clseda their request-The tt I cu At least one-fourth of the quantities of each kind of lity clean, coarse, Turks Island, Isle of May, or St. ue p made a false Step, and, in
t e n P e n T w s i R a l R a D e o w e e t e s t -cheaper, for the quality or goods, t itan !ai d be pu r ehase(4 ted daily oil the! halan ce to t b, cred it o f the D epositor at f n o i g a s fi c o d n e w t h e e v
es can be put direct trom the vessels'in:o the ears. No elsewhere the losin of the Bank. T. W. DYOTT, Banker timber embraced in any offer, and any contract predi- Ubes salt, and no other; and after remaining a safl. accordance with the received principles r
transhipment between Philadelphia and Hollidaysburg. N. B.-J. T. continues ,o manufacture to order his well S EPHEN SIMPSON, Cashier. may 28--f cated upon such offer, must be delivered on or before client time for the salt to penetrate the meat i the of gravitation, which admiral i
Crinsniance can be eftected by this Line. known CORK-bOLE BOOTS, with every other article in JO URN E Y M EN the 1st day of June, 1837, and the remainder on or be- most thorough manner, it is to be packed with a suffi- W amiraly US- t
HENRY NEFF, Alexandria, the line. jan 22-drf fore the 1st day of December, 1837. cient quantity of the same quality pf salt and five rates the correctness of the Newtonian
C PARLEN P Co.RT tersburg, Cabinet-Makers' W arerooms, Offers will not be received for a less quantity than ounces of pure salt petre, pulverized: the salt used in theory, pitched head foremost on the -
WM WALKER & Co. do. J. blle ,, No. 48 South Fifth Street 5,000 cubic feet. The proposals must be separate the striking must be carefully separated from the paved sde walk th t
A PATTERSON & Co. Willliamsbur.g, i -OLLECTOR of Tases for Dock an. Locaust Ward, for each Navy Yard, and a separate price per cubic pieces, and the pieces must be drained or placed on pave s -walk, to the great astonish- J
SA ENNIS. *p. also attends to the Collection of Rents, Bills, &c. PHILADELPHIA. foot must be stated for each kind of timber ; and inclined boards, and suffered to remain in that state ment of the passers by. The shock
WM OORE, and others 0 Office. No. 65 south Fifth st. HEfeb-d Y Pennsylvania Society of Journeymen Cabinet- the Commissioners of the Navy reserve to them- for some time before the pieces are put in the bar- was so great, that the box which e (
BOLTON &- Co. Philldelphias T Makers' respectfully announce to their fellow citizens selves the right of accepting any one or more ofseve- rel.
W Mi W A L K E R Petersbu rg, IOf P hi hvdc piehia and ef the U united States gener ally, Ithattsedrhghth eaaccw asish att e red i n aord o ze n av
E ,Alexandriat | e Fairmubt-Dngged during the past winter i making ral offers, should more than one be made by the same The barrels must be made of the best seasoned sed his hea was shattered in a dozen a
C PORTER, HE Directors of the Philadelphia Ice Co." have the such additions to their establishment as the great and ra- person, heart of white oak, free fprm sap wood, and the staves pieces !
A PATTERSIN, Williamsburg, 3. satistaption oft stating to the citizens of Philadelphia pidly increasing demand tor their furniture rendered ne- The timber must have been felled or girdled be. must be at least three-fotitths of an inch thick, and not Mr Snok wa uh
A ENNIS. 5 and thle adjoining distrets,thbt after nearly three years of cessary. They have recently obtained possession of the tween the 20th of October and the 20th of March next more than four inches wide; they must be fully and nookS Wasunhurt; and, so soon
J BING3HAM. Hollida~sburg, trials, vexaions, ahiddisappointment s, they have at length Ilarge room aot the second floor ot their old establishedprcdnthdeiryttersetieNvYas.usataly opdadnieadanrnhopt as he could recover his scatter dse es
HANA POINDX Pittsbrg, J succeeded oins pdcompletingmhert arrangementsat "Iceerg std, and have fitted it tup on a scale commensurate i h receding the delivery at the respective Navy Yards. substantially hooped and nailed, and an iron hoop at he could recover his scattered Senses,
WM. MOORE, Place." for the preservation oft ice. 'Iht. quantity now put thevastpatlronage with which they are honored. TheFur- T he white oak timber must have grown near to salt least one inch in width must be put upon each chime, he half rose from the pavement His
General Superintendent. up (owing to the peculiar e-nstruction or the) house) is nitnre with which it is now crowded is of a choice descrip. water, or within the influence of the sea air, and the for additional security against leakage by, and the ex- face was soon uncovered, but
unlly equal to 0oo.C00 bushels, put up in houses built upon lion, and will be dispos-d ol'f at very low prices, pine timber must be of the fine grained, long leafed, pense of, the contractors. Each barrel must be brand- uncovered, ut a lage p -
REFER TO theohld plan. Thegreat extent to which our business has been carried, yellow pine variety; all of which must be proved to ed on its head "Navy Beef," or "Navy Pork," as the tion of the stone-hardened plaster stuck
T& WHHart S V Andersn, Son & Co. Olthesperiirqualiyofthiscompany'siee, itishardly and the immense stock ot Cabinet Waien now in our rooms, the satisfaction ofthe commandants ofthe respective case may be, with the "contractor's name," and the to his hair, or dangled about his ears.
Potts, Reynolds & Co. Worley & Welsh, necessary to say any thi,,g, as it is known to file public uters indueeme.ts to persons who purchase largely in our Navy Yands ,ye whe packed to his hair, or dangled abo
H & FA Huber, Scull &"inompson, that it has all been iaken from Fairrmount Dam-every Ine. that cannot be met with elsewhere. Navy Yards. "year when packed. .
Robt Patterson & Co. Wood & Abbott, ,.une ofl it. 03 None of it from brick yards, ponds, and Gentlemen from the South and West, who may be dis. The whole of the timber must be of the best quali- The beef and the pork will be inspected by the in- The unfortunate wight drew a long
Banners. Badger & Co. H C Corbit & Co. other stagnanti 1)olJ. posed to honor us with an early visit, will find ample proof ity, free from injuries or defects, subject to the inspec- specting officers at the respective navy yards, and by breath,which afforded him inexpressible
Ji & T Wood Co. kagle, Weteott & Carmblos. Tl'he company will commence the delivery as early in the oI the accuracy ,,'he lockeoing drclatations,and we doubt tion and measurement of such persons as the Commis- some "sworn inspectors of salt provisions," who will rlief and whil his alli
Mr Moses Atwood, Bulkr & Cruteher, Wm Bell & Co. and ensuiug mouth sie will be wai.ell; in the mean time iee not will be readily suited, in quantity, quality, amdirel ; andwhile his pallid
M .;Ym st, s"oners of the Navy may direct, and to their entire ap- be selected by the respective commanding officers;
Jane~ak a o.Pit~ur, a.in any quantity anti at a u hour can be had at tile officee, price. CRAWFORD ItID)DELL,
JamePark& Co., PitturgPa. Tihe prices ,i i be- f le 27-dtf SuRAcrintO lnent. probation, but their charges for suchinspections must be paid glaring eyes told a melancholy tale of
PIONEER i, AlNE, 25 eents per nseel. for I peck per day. Two good and sufficient sureties will be required by the respective contractors, who must likewise have bodily exhaustion and mental aon he
[Exclusively 'for Passengers,] s1 I .S.ooling--Gloa ses, lardwatre, for the faithful performance and within thetimes speci- the barrels put in good shipping order, to the satisfac solemnly declared that he wo i
BY RAIL-ROAD CARS & CANAL PACKETS, cents per busel, for bushel and upwards. i C tlr field of the contracts to be made, and as additional se- tion ote commandants of therespective yards, after c e d a h d
13Y RA1L-nOAD CARS & CANAL PACKETS, 'sr' 1 entity ten per centum will be withheld from all yay- the inspections, and at their own expense. low a cast to be taken of his head, even
FRMTile board are Hulking such arrangements as will obviate 0:TTEN PER C-LIN2". SAVED.r
FROM most of, it' not all, the causes of complaint of previous Persons commencing Housekeeping, Country Merchants, ment on account thereof, not to be paid until the con- Bidders must specify their prices separately and if the fate of the science of Phrenolog
[ Philadelphia to Pittsburg, seasons, and others, wishing to purhebase Looking-Glasses, Fancy tracts are complied with in all respects, and to be for. distinctly in separate offers for the beef and for the depended uon a h h it
M AND w BY STEAM BOATS, Orders for ic, stating name, place of residence, and Hardware, Cutlery, &c. can sate TEN PER CENT. in feited to the use and benefit of the United States, in pork, and for each of the places of delivery, covering pen upon it, and he has hitherto
St al quantity required,left at either ofthe following places,will their purchases by applying to the event of failures to complete the deliveries within all their expenses and charges; the names and resident. kept his word.
Carrying, the United States Mail, be punicually attended to. U L. K. 8 ERVOSS, the prescribed periods. ces of the sureties offered must be specified, and suffi.
TO CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE, Atuthe efle, No. I south Sixth street, or with either of.R Ninety per centu will be paid on all bills for de- eient and competent evidence of the willingness of the
EAVESthe west Chester ouse, corne o ver thSed English, 84 Market st. Alex'r Henry, eornerooo Cheap Ldoking GlassandFancHard-ware Storey liveries, agreeably to the stipulations of the contracts individuals namedto become sureties, andf theirre- The annexed account ofM T
Columba and AlegienP,,rtgae railroad in daylight. Market and 9th, John W. Dickson, 118 north 9th, James AVO. 60 M. C Second street, to be made, within thirty days after their approval by sponsibility as such, must be furnished, and must ac- may be depended on, as the production
The ears used upon tie Columbia rail road are of the very Wood, 8 north 2d, Edward C. Wayne, cor Market and 4th, Four Doors above Arch-Street,Philadelphia. the commandants of the respective Navy Yards. company the respective offers. of entlman of ih
btdesecriletionraiing upon eight wheels, and carrynW Dr.G.W.Allan, cor Race and 6., Saml, P. Grifits, MONG whih arerich Gilt Mantel and Pier .Looking jy 12-2tawtA31 Bonds in one-third the amount of the respective on- of a gentleman of high respectablty, .
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rwul1 now in use o the Erie Ca l. Te,re urnshed kill 7th. Joseph P. Norris,jr. 114 South 4th st,Henry H Glasses t all kinds, Brass Andirons, Shovels and Tog, tracts will be required, and ten per centum n additionwho kows her .-Wahin on ir.
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tiit unsoas to promote the speed ad omort opass- Sproce ana 5th, iC Marsh. C. Marshall, 176 Vine, R. W.Trest. SW SugarSlop Bowls and Cream Cup to match, makurgcoCup to math, makg co- will, on no account, be paid, until the contracts are The buildino- alld. C. Marshall, 176 Vine, .W.estW.,ugarslopws and Cream Cup to math, makg co-
.. .... ................................ ....... ... .... .. ......... .. . ...s' 1-ered land, situate ;nin .Lve minn"zc.nnntv P Pa. .Iv illill, on no cunccountabepuid, luntilonthectontractseabeiThe buildidnth called,,he


upon the stupid and unpolished people,as
she in her wrath and disappointment
was pleased to call them, and left the
mechanics to obtain the balance of
their service money in the best way they
could.
The building possessed many claims
on the admiration of people of taste ; for
the walls and ceilings of the principal
rooms had been ornamented by the pen-
cil of one of the most distinguished
French painters of the present age--the
Iront is of the Moorish order ofarchitec-
ture-but not being a judge of such mat-
ters, I may not speak of its merits. The
edifice is now used for public assemblies
and exhibitions, and it is to be regret-
ted, that the general darkness of the
walls, &c ndrendered it necessary to white-
wash and destroy the beautiful paintings
with which they had been decorated.
The notoriety of Mrs. Trollope and
her Bazaar, induces numerous travellers
to Cincinnati, to visit this building; and
as it is the residence ofilts present amia-
ble occupant, his family is often not a
little embarrassed by the prying curiosity
of many, who, not content with a gene-
ral survey, intrude even into the bed
chambers and the kitchen. Of the
latter class, many are her own immacu-
late countrymen.
Mrs. Trollope and family-her hus-
band excepted-left England in compa-
ny with Mr. Hervieu, the artist, above
alluded to, and they all arrived at New
Harmony on the Wabash, shortly after-
wards. She had been induced to this
journey by the representations of Mr.
Robert Owen, and the famous MIiss
Wright-who persuaded her that a new
paradise was about being realized in
America. Upon the breaking up of that
establishment, she went to Cincinnati,
where her singular manners and perso-
nal appearance soon attracted general
observation.
The day on which I first had the hon-
or of beholding Mrs. Trollope, was cer-
tainly a very unfavorable one. In the
midst of a drizzling rain with a tattered
umbrella over her head, and holding her
clothes at a goodly distance out of the
mud, 1 saw a large woman of ordinary
appearance moving up the street, with
strides which would have done credit to
the stoutest bog trotter in Ireland.
Who can that be? I instantly in-
quired of a friend. That is Mrs. Trol-
lope, he replied, and a more ap-
propriate name certainly could not he
given her. In Indian file, behind her,
were her son and two daughters-the
eldest rather good looking-but the young-
est had a mouth that would have graced
an anaconda. The son lisped, and they
were all talking at the top of their voi-
ces.
"Detethshable street this, ma-ma.
Thethelia, your stockings are down in
the mud. Hold up your petticoat, it's
getting all sthplashed." "Glad we wore
old bonnets, the leghorns would have

been ruined." Thethelia, why don't
you pull up your stockings and holdup
your petticoats? "La, ma, 'tis no use,
the mud is knee deep-besides 'tis mat-
ter how, we look or act, the people here
are such boors." "That's very true,
child-but you ought to take care of
your clothes- 'twill be impossible to
get the dirt out of that petticoat if you
don't take more care." And so they
passed on, and little did I think at that
time that Mrs. Trollope was writing a
criticism upon the manners and customs
of the Americans.
Sometime afterwards I met her in
company, and was agreeably surprised
at the intelligence and colloquial powers
which she evinced.
Whatever may be said of her in other
respects, her abilities as a writer ought
not to be disputed. The authorship of
her book has been attributed to Basil
Hall, but from what I have known of
her talents, she had no need of the aid
of her brother in prejudice and misre-
presentation. She converses fluently in
several languages, and her children are
all educated and possessed of remarka-
ble shrewdness.
She had not long been in Cincinnati
before some scandal respecting her, in
which Mr. Hervieu was implicated, was
n circulation, and her exclusion from
ny respectable families was the conse-
quence.
She made many attempts to regain a
respectable standing-such as by giving
dinner parties, and private theatrical en-
tertainments, to which the higher clas-
ses were invited, but all failed ; and that
she has denounced the citizens of Cin-
:innati as wanting in taste and refine-
ment, few will wonder at, knowing
he disappointments and mortifications
which she must have experienced.
Mrs. Trollope is about fifty years of
age and her face indicates a fondness
or the good things of this world-she
:an discuss a steak of roast beef in a
nost masculine manner-and she has a
Say peculiar to herself of sipping a
lass of punch. She first of all, squeez-
s a lemon into a tumbler, then pours in
lot water, then decants a little brandy


nd rum into it-sips half of it away,
nds it too strong-pours in more water
-too weak-more brandy; sips again,
makes a mistake-and pours in too much
urn-the brandy will correct ii-and
hus she goes on-jabbering away for
n hour, and as her conversational spi-
its rise-so in the opposite ratio do the
amaica and Cognac spirits sink in the
ecanters, until she allows her guests
o depart without rising to bid them
dieu.

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Tuesday, August 2, 1836.

DEMOCRATIC
'Republican Nominations:
FOR PRESIDENT,
MARTIN VAN BUREN.
FOR VICE-PRESIDENT,
RICHA)1RD M. JOHNSON.

Electoral Ticket.
Gen. Robert Patterson, Senatorial.
Jamps '1hompson, e
1. Thos. D. Grover, 12. Thos. C. Miller,
2 Joseph Burden, 13. Win. Clark,
Samuel Badger, 14. John Mitchell,
3. John Naglee, 15. Leonard Rupert,
4. Gardner Furness, 16. Geo. Kremer,
Oliver Allison, 17. Asa Mann,
Henry Myers, 18. Wm. R. Smith,
5. J. B. Sterlgere, 19. S. L. Carpenter,
6. Henry Chapman, 20. Robt. Patterson,
7. Jacob Kern, 21. W. M'Williams,
8. Jacob Dillinger, 22. Dr. J. Power,
9. Paul Geiger, 23. Robert Orr,
10. Calvin Blythe, 24. John Carothers,
11. Henry Welsh, 25. J. P. Davis.
Hxrttisos.-Oftall the organs of Harrisonisii
not one has yet urged a tangible argument in favor
of his advancement to the Presidency. He is not
presented to the people as possessing a single quali-
ty, which would render him useful in, the station.
The utmost that is said of him is that he ha seen in
active military service; but as it is unluckily known
that the reputation which he thus acquired is of a
very doubtful character, the warmest admirers of
martial glory cannot support him on that account.
He is merely a nominee-a rallying point for the
touted and discomfitted fragments of faction, pos-
sessing no merits of his own, and is put forward
for no other reason than that the opposition wanted
a head, and'not being stocked with popular men,
selected him as a desperate choice. The political
leaders of whiggery are cast aside, for they cannot
be separated from the principles which they sup-
port, and which are justly odious; and so North
Bend is dragged forth in the vain hope that the
glitter of his regimentals may draw off attention
from the party! pushing him forward, and enable
him by such deceptive means to win his way to
the Presidency. Such is the compliment paid by,
the' opposition to the intelligence of the American
people!
The New York Evening Post has the following
sensible remarks upon this subject, which, as they
are mildly expressed, and give Harrison all the
credit to which he is entitled, and perhaps more
than is justly his due, are particularly recom-
mended to the notice of the opposition. They
will there see the humiliating position in which
they place themselves, in the fruitless effort to de-
feat the cause of Van Buren and Johnson.
"The friends of General Harrison-political sup-
porters we should have written, for friends they are
not-who thus expose the poor old gentleman by set-
ting him up, as a French showman sets a macaw on
a pole-the political supporters of General Harrison
are still in a quandary about his qualifications for
the Presidency. There are some very zealous and
industrious, and a few ingenious men among the
journalists, who beat the drum for him every morn-
ing and evening, and the wonder is, that after con-
sidering the matter for several months, they have
nothing more satisfactory to say to those whom
they wish to recruit in his service. When they are
asked "Is Harrison fit for the Presidency!" the an-
swer is, "Sir, he is an available candidate; we can
use hi:n to make head against Van Buren." When
it is objected that he is weak, irresolute and ineffi-
cient, the objector is told, "Sir he is a very good sort
of a man." Ask whether he will not become, if
elected, the pliant, unreflecting tool of the combined
factions that set him up, and you are answered,-
"Sir, he is a son of one of the signers of the Decla-
ration of Independence." But is he capable of form-
ing an opinion on any important subject of govern-
ment! "Sir, he has been for forty years identified
with the interests, the perils, and the hopes of the
west." Has he either sagacity or firmness? "Sir,
he was a long time in active military service." Is
he not a thorough-going bank man, an internal im-
provement man, and a high tariff man? "Sir, he
was not beaten in the last war."
Is this all? Must we have a President of whom
it can libe only said that he is good natured; that he
is the son of one of the signers of the Declaration of
of Independence; that he has lived forty years in the
western country; that he was a long time in milita-
ry service, and that he did not get beaten in the last
war? The testimony of Colonel Johnson is brought
forward to prove this. Colonel Johnson is a man
of the kindest and most generous feelings; he is ever
desirous of putting the characters of men in the most
favorable light possible. We have no doubt that
he would now repeat all he has said. We admit
that Harrison is good-natured-but what is mere
good nature? 'YOUNG shall answer-
"- mere good nature is a fool." '
We admit that he is a son of one of the signers of
the Declaration of Independence. What sort of
qualification is this? The people have tried one of
these sons of the signers, and were tired of him be-
fore the expiration of his first term. We admit
that Harrison has lived forty years at the west, and
that he was long a soldier. He qualified himself
for the Chief Magistracy, we suppose, by marching
.nd countermarching, in the same way that a man
qualifies himself for the business of a watchmaker
by making nails. Finally, as to his not being
beaten in the last war, the explanation is easy-he
had brave men with him; he had with him men ex-
perienced in the dangers and emergencies of a bor-
der lifa, and full of the resources which such a kind
of life gives. With such men to assist, and such
men to advise,-men of equal courage and fore-
sight, Harrison could not have been beaten without
obstinately following some rash plan of his own,
which, it is said, they sometimes prevented him from
doing.
After all, there is no evidence offered that Harri-
son is fit for the Presidency."

Valuable Real Estate.-M. Thomas & Son will
hold a sale of Real Estate this evening,at the Phila-
delphia Exchange, including the Arch Street Pri-
son, and other valuable property. See our adverti-
sing columns.

South Sea Expedition.-We learn from the Me-
tropolitan, that the Secretary of the Treasury has
appointed Lieut. WILKES, of the Navy, and for


several years a resident of Washington, as an agent,
to proceed to England, for the purpose of procuring
instruments, philosophical apparatus &c. for the
South Sea Expedition, and in general to collect all
the information to be derived from the expensive
and varied experience of the English in enterprises
of this nature. That paper deems the selection for
thigh duty a very judicious one.

fludden Death.-It is stated in the New Orleans
Advertiser that Capt. ELLIOT, of the ship Rowena,
fell down in Canal street, of that city, on the 14th
inst. and immediately expired. That paper adds:
No other cause than over anxiety and distress of
mind, occasioned by difficulty with his hands, can
be given for this sudden visitation. Capt. E. was
a worthy and esteemed young gentleman, and had
won the regard of many of our citizens. His re-
mains were attended to the 'grave by a numerous
collection of his friends.

Florida.-A letter from a gentleman on the St
John's River, states that the Green Corn Dance of
the Seminoles is over, and that they are expected to
renew their hostilities with vigor. The greatest
consternation prevailed among the settlers on the
St. John's, in consequence of the new devastations
committed by the Indians.
The Floridian of the 16th ult. says :-Arrange-
ments are in progress for an expedition to the
Withlacoochee, as soon as the requisite force can
be assembled. It will be commanded by Gen. Call,
The object is to destroy the growing crops of the
Indians. One thousand mounted nien from Ten-
nessee are expected to arrive here by the 25th inst.
who will be joined by the regulars, and the militia
and volunteers of Florida."
Col. Warren, of Duval county, lately surprised a


LATEST FROM THE SOUTH. DOMESTIC.ECONOMY.
We are indebted to Mr. Coffee of the Philadel- We subjoin from the American Sentinel a ca-
phia Exchange, for the following news in advance pital article upon the subject of the travelling ma-
of the mail, received at Norfolk by the steamboat nia, which is so prevalent at this season oftheyear.
South Carolina from Charleston, which she left on The remarks of our contemporary are no less just
Friday, July 28th. than they arc well expressed, and deserve the atten-
CIARLESTON COURIER OFFICE, ) tion of those who with limited means, yet comforta-


July 29,-1836.
FROM ST. AUGUSTINE,
By the schr. S. S. Mills, Capt Southwick, arrived
yesterday,we have received the St Augustine Herald
of the 23d inst., from which we copy the articles
4 which follow;-


measures must be taken by you. This is the view
of the President."
WAn DEPARTMENT,?
May 11, 1836 5
Srn-The President is very solicitous that you
should act cautiously in carrying into effect your
instructions, and do nothing which can compromise
the neutral relations of the United States. Your
great objects, as I have before stated, are, to defend
our frontier and to fulfil the neutral obligations of
the Government. If the Indians are not employed
immediately upon the border, there will be no need
of your advancing beyond the territory in the actu-
al occupation of the United States, unless armed
parties should approach our frontier so near as ma-
nifestly to show that they mean to violate our terri.
tory. Such a state of things is scarcely to be anti-
cipated from either of the contending parties in
Texas. But it is otherwise with the Indians. In
the excitement of war they will not be restrained
by boundary lines, but will seek scalps wherever
they can find them. The whole history of the em-
ployment of Indians, in the contests between civil.
ized communities, proves this fact. It was princi-
pally with a view therefore to this state of things,
that you were authorized to cross the line dividing
the country actually in the occupation of the United
States,from that heretofore in the possession of Mex-
ico, if such a measure be necessary for the defence
of the frontier.
But it must impress upon you the desire of the
President, that you do not advance unless circum-
stances distinctly show this step is necessary for the
protection of 'the district of our country adjoining
the scene of operations in Texas. And should you
find it necessary to advance, you will not fail to
communicate to any armed parties in the country
your orders and objects, But you will, under no
circumstances, co-operate with any of them, or suf-
fer any of them to join you, or interfere in any man-
ner with any military operations ip Texas, except
such as may be necessary for self-defence.
Should you pass beyond the above mentioned
boundary line, you will return as soon as the safety


St. Augustine, July 23..
ANOTHER ACTION AT MICANOPY.
Frorn the extreme unhealthiness of the position,
Commander-in-chief has ordered the abandonment
of Fort Drane. The removal of the sick and stores
to Micanopy commenced on the 19th inst. A let-
ter from an officer at the latter post, received by the
commanding officer here on the 21st, states that the
first train was attacked on that evening within a
quarter of a mile of Micanopy by 300 Indians-the
action lasted more than an hour; twelve men were
badly wounded-many horses killed. Capt Ashby
of the 2d U. S. Dragoons, severely wounded through
the neck-and Ass't Surgeon Weightman badly
wounded through the thigh. On hearing the firing,
all the disposable force within the work at Micano-
py, moved out to the support of the escort. Other
results of the loss of the enemy is not stated. There
were 150 sick at the two posts, and many of those
reported for duty were in a feeble and debilitated state.
Since writing the above, accounts have been re-
eeived that the Indian force was 200-that the es.
cort consisted of 80 men, under command of Capt.
Ashby, of the U. S. Dragoons, having a howitzer,
and that the Indians were defeated-several of our
men are mortally wounded.
From the Charleston Courier, July 29.
NEw ORLEANS, JULY 18.-By the schr. Julius
Cfesar, which arrived yesterday, from Texas, we
have information that renders it very doubtful whe-
ther the Mexican army will really prosecute further
operations for the present at least against Texas.
From Texian spies sent for the purpose of recon-
noitering the enemy, it is ascertained that the Mexi-
can army has not advanced, and that its numbers
are continually diminishing by desertion.
The Texians are in "fine spirits," and have no
lack of arms, ammunition and provisions, and with
force sufficient to repulse thethe invaders with great
slaughter. Santa Ana had solicited by letter the ami-
cable interposition of Gen. Jackson, and had con-
veyed to the Mexican Government his opinion,that
the conquest of Texas was impossible, and that the
independence of Texas should be recognized.
The schr Brutus,Capt. Hurd, was at Matagorda,
blockaded by the Mexican brig of war Vencedor del
Alamo,but would soon be relieved by the schrs. In-
vincible, Union, and other vessels that had proceed-
ed there in tow of the steamboat Ocean,for the pur-
pose of capturing the brig. The steamboat was
laden with volunteers, and for her protection there
was raised a breastwork of cotton bales.
The Mexican brig will in all probability fall a
capture to the Texians.
It seems that the Vencedor had been despatched
from Vera Cruz, in order to protect the schooners
Cumanche, Fanny Butler, and Watchman, which
were stored with provisions for the Mexicans. Find-
ing that the Texians had already intercepted the
said vessels, and appropriated their cargoes to their
own use, she very wisely proceeded to take, if pos-
sible, what Texian vessels might fall in her way. It
may not however prove a judicious step.
From all the information received, and which we
believe to be substantially correct, we are firmly of
the opinion that the Mexicans will suspend active
hostilities against the Texians for the summer, and
we shall not prove very bad prophets if it should not
turn out, that their troops will be entirely with-
drawn from the limits of Texas, and the independ-
ence of this Republic fully secured.

CROSSING THE SABINE.
News from the South leaves no doubt that Gene-
ral Gaines, for the purpose of protecting our South-
western frontier from the incursions of the Mexi-
can Indians, has crossed the Sabine, and marched
as far as Nacogdoches, in Texas, where he will tix
his head quarters. In addition to the force at pre-
sent under his command, he will be joined by six
companies of infantry, and three of dragoons, from
Fort Towson, and another body of regulars from
Fort Gibson. It will be remembered that before
his advance, he called upon the States of Louisiana
Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky, each for a
regiment of mounted gunmen, to join him as spee-
dily as possible. The Globe of last evening, in re-
ferring to pushing our forces beyond the line, to se-
cure the safety of the frontier, says:
A few days ago we published an official notice
of Gen. Gaines' despatch, stating that recent acts
of hostility on the part of the Indians were prompt-
ed by their having been advised of the large force
(of Mexicans) approaching Metamoras, and by the
expectation that the Texians would be driven and
the country given up to them;" and calling for mili-
tia from the neighboring States to prevent these
mauraders from approaching our confines, and
transferring the scene of their murders and robberies
from the impoverished confines of Texas into our
own rich frontiers. This was in conformity with
orders of the President, given in consequence of his
knowledge of the Indian character, the moment he
perceived there was to be a war in Texas. He was
aware that the Indians were never known to be neu-
tral when war was afoot; and from the immense
hordes of them within our own and the Mexican
territories of the southwest-their fierce, warlike,
and predatory characters-their being for the most
part horsemen, and capable of making rapid march-
es and sudden incursions fiom a great distance, and
from the general temper of the tribes in consequence
of recent events in the United States, he was sensi-
ble that every precaution should be taken to keep
them aloof from our frontier settlements. Our
treaty with Mexico, too, especially stipulates that
each party shall take all necessary measures to guard
against the hostile moments of the tribes, which
had, at th last advices, already commenced their
murders ia the vicinity of Nacogdoches. With
a view of suppressing these motions and hold-
ing the savages in check, Gen. Gaines has made
his call for militia, and has probably advanced his
regular troops to such position as will give them
greater command over the designs of these indians."
The following are the instructions under which
General Gaines is acting:
Extract of a letter from the Secretary of War to
aIajor Gen. Gaines, dated
WAR DEPARTMENT,
July 11, 1836.
"I have received and submitted to the President
your letter of June 7th, together with the report
made to you by Capt. Dean.
"I am apprehensive from the tenor of this report,
as well as from your observations, that the frontier
has too much to fear from the hostilities of the Indi-
an tribes living in Texas. On this subject it is pro-
per to call your attention to the instructions previ.
ously issued to you, and to say to you that if the
conduct of the Indians in Texas threatens the fron-
tier whose defence is entrusted to you, and you con-
sider it necessary, with a view to its protection, to
advance as far as Nacogdoches.you will do so with-
out hesitation. If the authorities of that country
cannot prevent bodies of savages from approaching
our frontier in arms, the necessary precautionary


ble homes, catch the locomotive epidemic, and hur-
ry over the country, exhausting their purses, and
encountering every species of discomfort, under the
impression that as it is fashionable so to do, it must
be delightful. The substitute recommended by the
Sentinel is a good one, and if acted on, cannot fail
to be beneficial in more respects than one.
DOMESTIC ECONOMY.
Some twelve months ago the Sentinel took occa-
sion to bespeak attention to a subject which has no
connexion with politics or news, yet comes home
to the business and bosom of every man-to which
we now recur-the mode of life into which we
Americans are falling. It seems to be dividing it-
self into two compartments-one, the bustle of
town, the other, the still greater bustle of st eam-
boats and railroad cars. Is there no other state? Let
any one go into a steamboat any day and any
where, and see what crowds of men, women and
children are hurrying to and fro, many of whom
know not whither or why, while the immediate vi-
cinities of nine-tenths of these wanderers afford
more health, more pleasure, cheaper and better re-
creation, than are to be found in the distant places
they are seeking. Dr. JoHNsoN's Rambler was
translated into Italian by the title of Vagabond.
We will not apply hard names to our fellow coun-
trymen, especially to our fair countrywoman,though
verily believing that to the latter is much of this
locomotion attributable. But we have heard of a
facetious physician of this city who says wives and
children in July and August are the very -- .
The immediate neighborhood of Philadelphia, (and
of nost other cities,) is deserted for distant places,
hot and uncomfortable journeys, bad beds, high
bills, less wholesome food, violent excitement, and
very often colds and fevers,under the utterly false no-
tion of the aforesaid Dr JOHNSON, that our warmest
welcome's at an Inn. Yes, indeed, warmest with
a vengeance; several in one room, sometimes in
one and the same bed, leaving airy and pleasant
chambers, habitual and agreeable meals, and all the
real luxuries of home, to go mosquito hunting in
the pines of New Jersey, the canal boats of New
York, or to catch crabs in New England: perhaps
to live in log huts in the Alleghenies of Virginia,
while there are excellent residences in the Alleghe-
nies of Pennsylvania, with the same air, superior
scenery and better fare. But to go away, far away,
seems to be the passion, and not only our own
neighborhood, but our own state must be left be-
hind in the vagabonding. We must spend our
time, our money, our flesh-in short, all our sub-
stance-far off, the farther the better,returning with
the fall, pockets empty, pulses high, to sweat once
more in the city. We ask again, is there no other
and better state? and we answer that there is, by
spending more time and less moneywithin a short ride
of the city, where we may have both city and coun-
try every day, minding business, yet taking recrea-
tion daily; never from home, squandering time and
money in taverns; but sowing both where we are
sure of reaping the fruits-on our dwellings. We
gave this hint twelve months ago, and whoever took
it is now richer than he was then. We ventured
to recommend not only a truce to travelling, but
permanent settlements out of, yet near the town,
where hundreds may establish themselves with ma-
nifold advantages to their health, fortune, and well
being altogether. Many are making such settle-
ments. More will follow their example. Distance
is annihilated; there is no such thing. A man in
most callings may reside two, three or more miles
from his place of business in town, and be there as
early and as late as if he slept there. He may re-
side in the suburbs, or farther off, save rent, and
marketing, and enjoy better health by .constant ex-
ercise, while his garden is becoming a lot, and
what he bought by the acre becomes saleable by the
foot. All this and more may be done by spending
on such rational improvements what is now
thrown away in journeys and places gf public
resort. A wave from the South, heaving ith cot-
ton bags and rice barrels, comes deluging upon us
of the middle every summer, sweeping north and
east-and let it sweep. But why should we be
swept along with it? We may stay at home
while they must go from home. To live near their
towns in the summer is death; but to live in the
neighborhood of ours is to enjoy health and com-
fort, provided we live at home. Thousands of the
mechanics and industrious people of Philadelphia
are just now consuming their hard earnings in lo-
comotives, floating hotels and stationary hotels,
coursing about through the dog-days like dogs in a
chase, to come back lean and hungry, poor and nee-
dy, when, by keeping quiet in their own houses,
they might be growing healthy and growing rich,
and either stay in the country all the year, or part
of it, as most agreeable, on much better principles
of Domestic Economy.
In the extremely warm weather, sound discre-
tion should teach us to avoid excitement, and add
as little as possible to the annoyances of the season.
Comfort as well as health appear to demand this;
and to ensure the latter, it is hardly a correct prin-
ciple to superadd a fever of the spirits to the in-
fluence of a July and an August sun, combined
with a derangement of the system, brought about
by a novel course of living, and unusual exposure.
That the locomotive epidemic is not always salu-
tary in its effects, the personal experience of many
can prove; and if our physicians could be prevailed
upon to testify, we suspect it would be found that
a large portion of their autumnal harvest is derived
from repairing the systems of those who have pass-
ed the summer in scouring the country in pursuit
of health. It is by no means uncommon for such
pilgrims to return with a deep-seated cold, with a
fever and ague, or with the seeds of a bilious disor-
der lurking in their systems, the result of their
doubtful method of renovation; so that we in a
great measure agree with the Sentinel, that a per-
manent home is the most suitable place, wherein
to pass the warmest season of the year, especially
when the salubrity of the city and its environs will
not suffer in comparison with that of any other
place. If, however, a change is desired, travel to
it soberly, sit down calmly, and avoid making a toil
of a pleasure.

COL. RICHARD M. JOHNSON.
There is no man living more entitled to the gra-
titude of his countrymen and of mankind, thanCol.
Johnson. He is emphatically the Man of the
People. His labors in the councils, and his strug-
gles in the field, have been marked by a singleness
of purpose, and a devotedness of patriotism, in be-
half of his country, which must entitle him to the
respect and lasting obligations of the American peo-
ple. His whole public life has displayed a firmness,
an honesty and consistency, rarely equalled. His
legislative career has been one of great bril-
liancy; his labors are immense, and his valuable


At Reading,from the 20th to 27th July, 87 boats,
freighted with flour, grain, lumber and various arti-
cles of merchandize, and 12 log rafts,passed through
the weigh locks of the Union Canal, proceeding
Eastward-and 99 boats laden with mdze, fish, salt,
plaster, coffee, hides, furniture, &c., passed West-
ward.-U. S. Gaz.

THE WEATHER, &c.
We do not recollect a season in which North and
Easterly wind prevailed to such an extent as the
present. We find on recurring to the daily record
of the weather,
That the wind was from N. to E. in the month
of March, 16 days.
In the month of April, the same number of days.
In the month of May, 17 days.
In the month of June, 22 days.
And in the month of July, 19 days.
There have been but very few excessively hot
days. The Mercury has generally varied from 65
to 80.
A remarkable degree of health has prevailed, not
only in this city, but throughout our highly favored
country. There has been no prevailing epidemic
in any part of our land.
There is every prospect that fruit will be abun-
dant, also potatoes and all late vegetables. Rain, of
late, has been abundant and seasonable.
The demand for laborers this season has exceed-
ed all former years, and their wages have been high-
er. No one, either male or female, need go with
a slack meal for want of employ. There will, how-
ever, always be drones in society for the industrious
to support. If ardent spirits were entirely vanished
from the world, there would be but few idlers, few
murders, few assaults and batteries, few thefts and
burglaries, few domestic broils, and but very little
use for alms houses, jails, penitentiaries, or criminal
courts, &c.-U. S. Gaz.

ROCHESTER, July 25.-Western Fleet.-The
Cleveland papers assert, as an evidence of the great
commercial importance of that place, that one day
last week 48 brigs arm] schooners were at one time
lying at the wharves, exclusive of steamboats. This
was not the result of a stress of weather, but the or-
dinary transactions of business.
The increase of business on our western waters
within twenty years is truly astonishing-and Lake
Erie,within that time, from being a comparative so-
litude,has become thelMediterranean of North Ame-
rica. This change reminds us of the many dry
jokes cracked by the sailors who were transported
from Boston.during the late war to man the fleet
then building at Erie. Having arrived there, they
strolled out to take a view from the shore of the ele-
ment on which they were about to reap laurels of
victory, when one of them in the excitement of the
moment, exclaimed, By --, this is the first time
I .P-.... *.. .. ....1 1_ T i-n r ... f .l-


A person who styles himself an unfortunate
young man," gives an account in the Buffalo Daily
Star of an adventure which he had in going from
Rochester to Buffalo in one of the packet boats.
He was accosted by a fellow of handsome figure,
well spoken, about five feet six inches in height,
of a dark complexion, Roman nose and high fore-
head, wearing a black dress coat, grey pantaloons,
black vest and stock," with whom he held the dis-
course set down in the following narrative.
In the course of our conversation he asked me
where I was going-I replied to the Western coun-
try. To purchase a small piece of ground and fol-
low my business, I answered. He cautioned me
about money, and said notes of some banks were
not current at the west. I asked him which were
the best. He then asked me what kind I was car-
rying. I examined and found they were notes of
the Connecticut and Pennsylvania banks. He said
I should have some difficulty and a large discount
to pay. I then asked what I had better do-he said
get New York City Notes, and if he had them he
would make an exchange, for as he was travelling
back and forward, it would make no material dif-
ference with him. Thinking this an act of kind-
ness, and him a gentleman, I counted out $350 of
my hard earnings, which required two years hus-
bandry to gather, and in return for it he gave me
seven fifty dollarbills, nearly new, which I thanked
him for and carefully put up in my pocket book,not
suspecting for a moment I had been duped. But
to my utter astonishment I find the whole amount
is not worth a cent; for the bills are all of a broken
bank. Thus am I deprived of the means of travel-
ling any farther, and to add to my grief, have- a
young delicate wife, very near her confinement."

Conspiracy in France-iLate "Arrests.-Since
the discovery of a clandestine manufactory of pow-
der in the Rue De L'Oursine, the police has not
ceased to carry on the most active investigations,
which have yielded further results. It was disco-
vered that several persons mysteriously came to the
houses Nos. 22, 24 Rue Dauphene, and brought
with them every time various articles enclosed in
boxes, trunks or parcels. As soon as a certainty
was obtained of cartridges being made on the se-
cond floor the house was surrounded on all sides.-
Yesterday, at about three P. M. the police commis-
sioners, with a strong party of agents, commenced
active and minute investigations. They seized
from 8,000 to 10,000 balls, together with moulds,
machines, and materials of various sorts for making
cartridges. The quantity of balls and cartridges
which could be made with tbe materials seized is
rated at 200,000 more. When the seizure was ef-
fected a pistol was discovered intended to defend
the entrance of the manufactory. The porter, Hum-
frey, his wife, and her brother, were forthwith ap-
prehended. Several police officers were stationed
inside and outside the house, to arrest such persons
as might present themselves. A person namedGe-
nin, born in Auvergne, son of the member of the
member of the convention of that name, was soon
arrested. He described himself as a student in
medicine. Another student, named Fayard, on
whom papers were found, was also apprehended.-
Upon further information three other students,
Guillemin, Grooters, and Cabet, were seized. The
latter is relative to the ox-Deputy of that same
name. This morning further searches have been
made in the house where Fayard lived. The 85
roooms of that house have been explored, and in'
one, occupied by a friend of Fayard, two pistols
have been discovered. That friend has been also
arrested. A few hours after another arrest took
place in the person of a student named Bruys at
the Hotel du Bresil, Passage Dauphine. Lastly,
two more persons have been seized, Brumer,a wine
dealer in the rue Castiglione, and Bernard Martin.
The latter had come to the former's house, as if to
apprise him of what was passing in the rue Dau-
phine.-Gazette des Tribunaux.
On Friday, in pursuance of various warrants issu-
ed both by the Prefect of Police and Ithe Judge d'
Instruction, numerous arrests, wholly of a political
nature, were effected in this capital.-Constitution-
nel.


ANIMAL MAGNETISM.-It seems that the people
down east, are getting fully convinced of the power
and utility of Animal Magnetism. The admini-
stration of this wonderful remedy has, if we may
believe all we hear,drawn teeth from persons, while
under its influence, without their knowing it or
,feeling any pain. .Some of the newspapers appear
inclined to adopt a belief in its good effect, and we
presume the old controversies will henceforth arise
on a subject, that philosophical men had flattered
themselves was forever settled. The greatest Magne-
tiser ever known, was a person by the name of
Mesmer, and the first convinced the world of his
powers by sundry wondrous operations performed
in the case of a young lady, Mademoiselle Oester-
line. [We perceive the Boston Professor finds a
young lady the most agreeable subject for his de-
monstrations.]
Mesmer for a while had some success atVienna,
but German philosophy was a little too much for
him, and he went to Paris. Here he succeeded for
a time, in completely turning the heads of the fash-
ionables. His house became the resort of the rich
and gay, and he the subject of general conversa-
tion. In short he was gathering wealth and fame,
when some inquisitive men of science, who could
not understand from his theory, oi mode of operat-
ing, (not a very delicate one either) the philosophy
of his treatment, sought to obtain, through the in-
fluence of Royalty,the secret of his method. Mes-
mer, though offered a pension, and various other
inducements, could not be brought to terms, but
when, the negotiations became rather pressing, went
off without ceremony.
Berthollet, the Chemist, who had been one of
Mesmer's pupils, came out with an advertisement
denouncing him as a quack. A committee of in-
vestigation, under the direction of the Academy of
Science, immediately took place, and Bailly,Frank-
lin, and Lavoisier, were members. Mesmer refused
to explain, but a pupil of his, Deslon, unfolded the
whole system of "convulsions, crises and cures."
The report of the committee was full and. satisfac-
tory in its developments, and concluded with the
proposition, that there is no proof of the existence
of this magnetic power, except from its effects on
the bodies of the patients, and these effects can be
accounted for, and be produced without any mag-
netic manipulation, that these manipulations are
of themselves, insufficient to produce the assigned
effects, if made without th. patient's knowledge,
and that "therefore imagination will, and ani-
mal magnetism will not account for the results pro-
duced."
Those anxious to know more of the subject, will
find various works in which the imposture is set
forth at large.-Jlbany Daily Adv.

UNION CANAL.


ly when reflected from snow, white sand, or other
light surfaces.
5. Avoid dust, smoke, and vapors of every kind
which excite pain or uneasiness of the eyes.
6. Avoid rubbing or fretting the eyes in any
manner, and wiping them with cotton handker-
chiefs.
7. Avoid much exposure to cold northwest or
easterly winds.
8. Avoid all spirituous and heating liquors, rich
and highly seasoned food, and every species of in-
temperance, all which invariably injure the eyes
and impair the sight,
Some illustrations of and additions to the above
rules have occurred to me, which I send herewith.
The time we experience the most sudden change
is in first opening the eyes in the morning. A
sleeping room therefore should be protected from
the glare of light by blinds or curtains, so managed
as to soften and diffuse the light and not to exclude
it wholly, or allow it to struggle through a few
small crevices. An east window is of course to be
avoided if possible. The paper or walls of a sleep-
ing room should be green or blue, at least in part.-
Yellow is in general a painful color, to many more
so than white. Twilight is a natural provision to
soften the change produced by the alteration of light
and darkness. This provision however, is availed
only to a small extent, in consequence of our artifi-
cial arrangements. Those who have it in their
power to give rest to their eyes during the evening
twilight, employing it in conversation or walking,
will find it more agreeable and useful than to
continue reading or writing from afternoon into
evening without intermission.
Those who live in countries which are covered
with snow during a large part of the year, almost
always lose their sight in old age. There seems to
be a peculiarity in the influence of reflected
light, independent~of its intensity, which is injurious.
The very common practice of shading lamps for
reading, so as to throw the whole light down upon
the surface of the book, is founded upon false prin-
ciples. It is better that the eye should be in the
light and not receive it in one direction merely.
The caution respecting cold winds is well found-
ed, but in general it is to be remarked that the in-
fluence of the air is beneficial. To cover the eyes
occasionally with goggles, or any other contrivance
which excludes the air, not only does harm by keep-
ing the organ too warm, but interferes with those
actions of atmospheric oxygen on the surface which
are peculiarily essential to this delicate organ. No
one can fail to have remarked, that an eye which is
habitually covered from the air, loses all its brilliancy
and expression, acquiring a dull and clouded ap-
pearance, as if the proper fluids which usually keep
its surface clear and bright, ceased to be secreted


Extract from the Correspondent of the LoweU Courier .
ST. Louis, 10th July, 1836.--But to return from
this long digression, once more to St. Louis. The
view of this city, some six or eight miles in sailing
up the river, is truly picturesque and delightful.--
But than these appearances,woman was never more
deceitful! It may be truly said that no city in this
Western country appears so well at a distance, and
none so ill on a close view-none so inviting as you
approach it on the river, and none so- repulsive as
you enter it from the shore. The streets (having
been laid out by the French) are generally very
contracted and dusty, and the buildings, almost
without exception, of a very inferior order. So un-
favorable does this city appear in contrast with
Cincinnati, that one can scarcely believe, in going
from one to the other, that they were built, or are
inhabited by the same race of beings. Decidedly
the best buildings here are the warehouses-in
many of which a very large and lucrative business
is transacted. Indeed, viewed in no other than a
mercantile light, and St. Louis is very near the
same thing its "cracked up to be;" and must even-
tually be the New York of the whole Western
country. It will of course have many rivals, but it
is not "in the nature of things" that they should
ever be triumphantly successful, or tend in any
great degree to retard its growth and prosperity.
For the present, however, and perhaps, many
yeais to come, Louisville, Ky. must be the crack
city of the West. There is no place that has in.
creased so much in wealth and population (as as-
certained by a recent census) is upwards of 25;000
-4,000 of which are of the last year's growth:-
As regards style of architecture and ornamental
taste, it is very little ahead of St. Louis, and a deal
of a distance behind Cincinnati. It can boast of
one thing, however-a new public house, called
the "Galt"-with much reason and propriety.-
There is nothing of the kind West of the Alleghany
mountains, that begins to compare with it; and, for
neatness, comfort, good fare and good management,
nothing East, that excels it. The landlords informed
me that they feed, on an average, three hundred in-
dividuals a day, and consume, diurnally, forty gal-
lons or one hundred and sixty quarts of milk!-
which, costing 20 cents per gallon, makes an annu-
al item of expense over $2000. Milk is not only
abundant there, and drank almost to excess, but of
an unusually nutritious, creamy quality. It is this
superabundance and nutritious quality of the milk,
as I hold, rather than the climate and limestone
water, that makes the Kentuckians such a huge,
gigantic people.
I have said the Louisvillians can boast of one
thing-they can of two: the best public house in
the West, and the tallest man in all christendom.
They challenge, and well they may, not only this,
but any other country, to exhibit what they can-
a youth 19 years of age, measuring 7 feet 64 inches
in height! I have seen him, and without knowing
his length, should judge it to be nearer 10 than 7
feet! I conversed with him, but with difficulty.
Standing on the ground and conversing with a man
in a steeple, or holding converse with the spirits of
the clouds, is no easy matter. He informed me
that at the age of 12, he was unusually small-and
growing 34 inches the last year, he is sensible of
being still on the increase. His patriotism who can
doubt? He stands, or stood, when I saw him, a
living monument to his country's greatness. He is
not corpulent but rather slender-hence he appears
taller than he really is-" but really" he is enough,
as the Lord knows. Add, or rather superadd, any
to a man that has attained to anything like his
height, and inches appear almost like feet.

The foundation of a City.-The Galena Ga-
zette gives the following description of the location
of a new city, destined, mayhap, to become, in pro-
cess of time, a second Cincinnati or Louisville. It
is difficult to read the reference to the fate of the
once powerful tribe of Indians to whom it formerly
belonged, without a feeling of commiseration and
melancholy. We fear that it cannot be many
years before the monument beneath which the bones
of the Chiefs and Warriors will repose, will be the
only evidence of their existence.
"ROCK ISLAND CITY"
This is the name of a new town, now being sur-
veyed into lots, on and below the Rapids, at the
mouth of the Rock River, Rock Island county, in
this State. There are many peculiar and interest-
ing facts connected with this town site, other than
its great commercial, agricultural, and manufactur-
ing facilities. It is situated on a point of land be-
tween Rock River and the Mississippi; and is the
first and only landing place from the Mississippi
to the Rapids. It is on this site that Black Hawk
and his fathers lived for more than a hundred years.
It is here that hundreds of chiefs and thousands of
warriors of the Sac Nation, sleep in the dust and
whiten the ground. This ground, for more than a
century, supplied this Nation of Braves and their
families with corn, and their horses and cattle with
pasture; and this was the Indlun village,so dear and
invaluable to Black Hawk and his people, that he
and they recently preferred hazarding the certain ca-
lamities of a war with the United States, rather
than yield it up to the possession of the whites. In-
deed this is the very place to obtain the possession
of which cost the American people one million and
a half of dollars, and sixty-four lives. These are a
few of the interesting facts connected with Rock
Island City."
It is also situated in the centre of the most heal-
thy and fertile sections of thie West-commanding
an almost illimitable extent of inland, commerce up
Rock river and down the Mississippi, and the great
advantage of a water power inexhaustible, and ea-
sily available. Coal is here obtained in great abun-
dance, which will not only cheapen and facilitate
manufacturing, but will become a leading article of
commerce, in a country like this, where timber is so
scarce.
This purchase of about 600 acres was recently
made by Levi C. Turner, Esq. of Otsego county,-
New York, and others, of George Davenport, Esq.
of Rock Island. Mr. Davenport, however, still re-
tains an interest, and we are happy to learn has e-
served a public square, in the centre of which ar to
be entombed the scattered bones of the Sac chiefs
and warriors,and a suitable monument to their me-
money, erected at his own expense. In this age of
city making and speculation, we know of no place
more peculiar and interesting in its history, or com-
manding and desirable in its location.

THE ETE.-The following directions in regard
to the care of this important organ are from an ex-
cellent work, recently published, entitled the Home-
book of Health and Medicine.
1. All sudden changes from darkness to light
and the contrary should be avoided as much as pos-
sible.
2. Avoid looking attentively at minute objects,
either at dawn or in twilight, or in dark places.
3. Avoid sitting near a dazzling or intense light,
as of a lamp or candle, or facing a hot fire.
4. Avoid dazzling or glaring sunshine, especial-


half six of these large animals, from five to seven
feet in length, were caught, despatched,and hauled
into the boat,amidst their fierce struggles,the splash-
ing of the water, and their strong breathing, which
almost amounted to bellowing. One of them when
brought up to the gunwale of the boat, made a sud-
den leap, and threw his whole length into the bot-
tom of the boat, knocking down and overlaying
some of the party, and striking the leg of one of
them with his tail so violently as almost to break
the limb. About twelve others were hooked, but
broke away. The sharks seem to enjoy the sport
almost as much as those who were engaged in catch-
ing them. They came around the boat in great
numbers, and seemed eagerly to wait their turn of
taking the bait.
At a place called East Bank, about a mile and a
half to the east of Faulkner's Island, where the wa-
ter is deeper than near the shore of Goose Island,
sharks of a larger size are often caught. One of the
party, a few years since, hooked in this place, a
shark twelve feet in length, which dragged his boat
for the distance of half a mile. Another boat com-
ing to his assistance, the enormous creature was
hauled up, despatched, and brought to land.-
XJ. Y. Eve. Post.

In the western section of Massachussetts, both
sides of the Connecticut river, there is an interval
where no stones are found, and but little material
for fencing. A traveller is struck by finding large
fields of grain, grass, &c., directly on the main road,
in open common, with no enclosures. Such is the
universal respect to the rights of property, that any
injury to the crops is rarely known; even the cattle,
as a traveller shrewdly remarked,seeming to partake
of the moral atmosphere of the country. He said
he had always understood that the farmers on the
Connecticut river were the most honest people in
the world, but he did not know before that the same
could be said of their cattle.-Boston Daily edvo-
cate.

Raft of Red River.-We learn from the Arkan-
sas Gazette, that Capt. Shrieve ceased working on
the Raft, the 20th of the last month; and owing to
the sickness and desertion of the laborers, the remo-
val of the obstructions has not been accomplished
this season, as was anticipated. Some 8 or 10 miles
being yet to be removed.

Telegraphs.-" Measures are in progress to es-
tablish a line of telegraphs from Boston to N York,
to extend ultimately to Washington. A telegraph
is already erected on the roof of the Exchange Cof-
fee House, and another at a station near Grove
Hall."


DEMOCRATIC
City Ward Meetings.
,Monday, .dugust 8th, at 8 o'clock.
The Democratic citizens of the respective wards
of the city of Philadelphia, are requested to meet
on Monday evening, the 8th of August, at 8
o'clock, for the purpose of electing five delegates to
represent each ward in the general ward committee,
to form a city ticket for the ensuing election.
The ward meetings will be held at the following
places:
UPPER DELAWARE WARD-At the house
of Philip Worn, 4th above Race street.
LOWER DELAWARE-At the house of Hen-
ry Myers, 5th and Race street.
HIGH STREET- At Kittinger's, Cross Keys,
4th above Market street.
CHESNUT-At the Robinson Crusoe,3d street,
between Chesnut and Market street.
WALNUT-At the Military Hall, Library
street.
DOCK-At Brocksop's, No. 83 S. 5th street, be-
low Walnut street.
PINE-At Hogan's, 4th below Spruce street.
NEW V MARKET-At Warren's, 4th and Gas-
kill street.
CEDAR-At the house of C. Doyle, 12th and
Pine street.
LOCUST-At the house of J. H. Hutchison,
corner of Locust and 12th streets.
SOUTH-At the WardH house, corner of 11th
and George streets.
MIDDLE-At Ottenkirk's, 1lth and Market.
NORTH-At Oves', corner of Hunter and 11th
streets.
SOUTH MULBERRY-At Miller's, corner of
13th and Race streets.
NORTH MULBERRY-At the house of Mrs.
Moody, 1lth near Race street.
By order of the joint delegation at their meeting,
February 15th, 1836, and of the Committee of Su-
perintendence.
August 1, 1836.

MILITARY.
At a meeting of the Commanding Officers of the
different Volunteer Companies, attached to the First
Division, P. M. on Friday evening, July 29th, at the
Military Hall--Capt. JOHN STILLE in the Chair.
The object of the meeting having been stated, it
was unanimously
Resolved, That the Companies now represented,
and such other corps as may wish to join us, fbrm our-
selves into an escort for the Albany Burgesses Corps,
on Wednesday next.
Resolved, That Col. Murray, Col. Page, and Major
Fritz, be a committee to make arrangements to have
our guests invited to visit the Museum, Academy of
Fine Arts, Mint, and such other publicplaces as the
committee may deem proper.
Resolved, That the collation tendered by the Me-
chanic Rifle Corps, Capt. Moore, to the Albany Bur-
gesses Corps on their landing at Kensington, be ac-
cepted.
Resolved, That they parade on Thursday with Capt.
Page's Company of State Fencibles, to visit the Mint,
Academy of Fine Arts and Navy Yard; also, that they
parade on Friday with Capt. F. Fritz's Company of
Junior Artillerists, to visit the Water-works-and on
Saturday be escorted by Capt. Peter Fritz's Company
of National Greys.
Adjourned to meet again on Tuesday evening, at 8
o'clock, at the Military Hall.
T'IEODORE GILLIES, Sec'y.

MONTHLY REPORT.
The Girard Liffe Insurance Annuity and Trust
Company of Philadelphia, report that 37 persons
have been insured at their office No. 159 Chesnut
street, during the past month.
12 Merchants.
9 Clerks and Accountants.
2 Physicians.
1 Attorney at Law.
1 Clergyman.
2 Manufacturers.
10 Other pursuits.
Of these there are insured for 1 year & over, 21
do do 7 do do 5
Whole Life, 11

37

Of these there are insured for $2,500 & under, 10
do do 1000 do 5
do do 500 do 22

37
By previous reports there were 98, making a to.
tal of 135 persons.
August 1, 1836.

SHARK FISHING.
Shark fishing is an amusement which is some-
times practised on our coast, but is confined we be-
lieve, to a few amateurs. A large hook is provided,
about a foot in length, and baited with a black-fish,
the skin of which is stripped off, in order that the
whiteness may attract the notice of the shark. To
the hook is fastened an iron chain, about three feet
long, and to the end of this is attached the line.-
The bait is let down in the water to the depth of
about twelve feet. If the fish is near, he seizes it.
with all the greediness of a modern monopolist, and
darts away with it. The person holding the line
suffers him to run a rod or two with the hook, and
then pulls it back with a strong and sudden jerk, in
order to fasten it in the huge mouth of the creature,
He is then pulled up to the boat, where his head is
brought firmly against the gunwale, and another
person standing near with a club, belabors him on
the head until he is lifeless, and he is then drawn
into the bottom of the boat. The strength and vio-
lent struggles, and loud blowing of the shark, to-
gether with the idea of destroying creature so dan-
gerous to man, make the sport exceedingly anima-
ted and exciting.
A party from this city were landed the other day
from the steam-boat Lexington at Faulkner's Island.
for the purpose of enjoying this amusement.-
Faulkner's Island,situated off Guilford point, as our
readers doubtless know,belongs to the United States;
and its four acres of land, rising about forty feet
above the water, are crowned with a light-honse
kept by Mr. Kimberly, an obliging friendly man,
who received his visitors with much hospitality.-
They were taken in a boat to Goose Island, belong-
ing to Mr. Kimberly,lying at the distance of a mile,
with about a quarter of an acre of coarse vegetation
upon it, among which myriads of gulls make their
nests. On the approach of a strange boat, these
birds rise in a cloud, which fairly darkens the sky,
wheeling about in circles and filling the air with
their screams. They are never suffered to be shot
on account of their use to such as navigate the sound
in foggy weather, when their screaming, or the
flight of such of them as happen to come in sight,
serves to indicate the place of the island they in-
habit. The boat was anchored off Goose Island,
the baits were prepared and dropped into the water,
and as it fortunately happened that a shoal of sharks
were near the spot, the sport was pursued with the
greatest success. In the course of an hour and a


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OF THERMOMETER.
9 o'clock. 12 o'clock. 3 o'clock.
74 84 84
73 79 80
69 69 68
67 71 72
70 73 74
74 76 76
76 80 80


MARRIED.
On Monday morning, 1st instant, by the Rev. Mr.
Boyd, JAMES J. PORTER,- M. D. to Miss ELIZABETH
LElB.
At Tunis, on 12th April, GUSTAVrUS ADOLPHUS
TULIN, Esq. Consul General of of his Majesty King of
Sweden and Norway, to Miss MARGARET PORTER,
eldest daughter of S. D. Heap, United States Con-
sul. *
In Brunswick, Maine, Mr. JOSEPH O'BRIEN, mer-
chant of Philadelphia, to Miss HANNAH O'BRIEN,
daughter of the late Capt. John O'Brien, of Bruns-
wick.

DIED.
On Monday morning, afterla short illness,JAmESon-
ly son of Michael Barr.
The friends of the family are respectfully invited
to attend his funeral, from his father's residence, No.
149 Race street, this afternoon, at 3 o'clock.
On Sunday evening, July 31st, EDWARD FARRELL,
in the 45th year of his age.
His friends and acquaintances are particularly in-
vited to attend his funeral, without further notice,
this afternoon, (Tuesday, August 2d) at 4 (o'clock,
from his late residence, No. 16 Watson's Alley, be-
tween 9th and 10th and Locust and Spruce sts.
On 7th day morning, the 30th ult. STEPHEN MAX-
FIELD, in the 89th year of his age.
On Thursday morning, the 28th inst. at his mother's
residence, Blockley township, Philadelphia county,
ALEXANDER VANCLEVE, in the 29th year of his age.
Suddenly, on Saturday afternoon, July 30, FREDE-
RICK BURMWOOD.
On Saturday morning, July 30th, in the Philadel-
phia Alms House, JAMES PORTER, aged 30 years.-
He was one of the sick 'passengers in the ship Onyx,
from Londonderry.

* SALES OF STOCKS.
August 1, 1836.
7 EPORTED BY THE BOARD OF BROKERS,. par
- $1,000 City fives '59 1001 100
$5,000 State fives '56 1041 10
92 ahs U S Bank 122} 100
4 4 do do 122- 100
20 do Farmers & Mechanics 674 50
20 do Commercial 67 50
72 do Girard 61 50
31 do Commercial Cin 100 100
100 do Girard Trust 11 10
50 do Del & Hud 8 ds 971 100
250 do do 974 100
38 do New Castle & French T 34J 25
7 do do 34 25
1 do Illinois Land Co 1050 1000
1 do do 1050 1000

N. Y. STOCKS.-Saturday, P. M.-The Stock
Market ig generally rather depressed: some stocks
are higher. U. S. Bank 1221, a rise of + per cent;
Delaware and Hudson, 981, in demand; large trans.
actions in Morris Canal, sales of 1000 shares at 98,
r it afterwards declined to 97J; sale Ocean Marine at
140; Southern Trust, 103+. Rail roads are dull-
Mohawk declined to par; Patterson 824; Boston,
110 ; N. J. Tran., 110j; Utica 1224. There is ev-
. idently a disposition to buy stock, but there is so
Many and such a variety, that there is not money
enough to hold them.-Daily Adv.

REVIEW OF THE PHILADELPHIA
MARKET.
For the week ending Saturday, July 30.

REPORTED FOR THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE.
r BAoRILLA-Upwards of 100 tons Teneriffe sold at $42
; per ton.
BARK-No sales have been reported ofQuercitron.
CANDLES-Sales of Sperm at 34 cents per lb. in large
lots.
COCOA-A sale of St. Domingo at 6j cents per lb.
COFFEE-'There has been an increased demand; partly
for the supply of other maketsa. The sales amount to near
3000 bags, of which a considerable portion was Rio, at 11
for inferior to 12T for good quality; Laguyra 12a]l2( ets;
Maracaibo 11. and Havana 13 cents per lb.4 and 6 mos.
COPPKIR- Further sales of Sheathing at 29c per lb.
COTTON-The demand has been principally for the fi-
ner qualities, which are scarce and maintain full prices.-
The transactions have been moderate and prices have not
varied mucli since our last report.
DOMESTIC GOODS-The market is assuming a more
active appearance, and prices however continue without
change.
DRUGS & DYES-The transactions have been moder-
ate, at about former prices. There have been some trans-
actions in Madder at 10 cents, and Roll Brimstone 2 cets.
per lb.
FISH-Mackerel moves off in moderate lots at former
prices.
FLOUR & MEAL-The Flour market has been quiet,
and prices continue as at our last report; for present stock
subject to re-inspection, sales at $7 per bbl;sales of Wes-
tern Canal Flour at $6,511 without inspection. A lot of
Manayunk brand, around to order, brought $7,50; Rye
Flour, sales at $4,62., and Corn Meal in bbls. at $4.
FURS & SKINS-No sales have come to our know-
ledge.
GRAIN-Wheat is in good demand. A large sale of
Pennsylvania tins been made at $1,70 delivered on board
from store. Small sales in store at $1,65 per bushel. Rye
moderate sales at $1I. Corn, sales of round yellow at 85J,
flatyellow 78- to 83 cents, as in quality; a lot of white
New Orleans, at 71 cents per bushel. Oats are dull of
sale and prices drooping.
HEMP-A sale of 150 bales Manilla at $173 per ton on
time.
HIDES-Sales of 2200 Buenos Ayres, part at 14c per
Ib., part on terms not made publit.
INDIGO-Upwards of 40 cases Bengal, have changed
hands, the particulars of the sale not having transpired.
IRON-Prices continue steady A lot of English Pig,
sold at 860 per ton, on time.
LEAD-A further sale ofN Orleans Pig, at 61c. per lb-
LUMBER-Sales of Carolina flooring Boards, at former
prices; 200 000 Laths, at $1 75 per M.
MOLASSES-A cargo of abour90 hhds Trinidad, sold
at 421 cents per gallon; small esalat 42 fiir quality, and
44 for Porto Rico; sales of New Orleans in bbls at 46 cts.
Stock in first hands quite moderate.
MOSS-Furthem sales of New Orleans, at 6lets. per lb;
NAVAL STOr ES-Moderate sales of soft Turpentine,
at $2,50 per bbl ifoir North County and $3,50 lor Wilming.
ton sized bbls. Spirits of Turpentitne has been sold at 40
to 45 cents per gallon.
OILS-Linseed has been in good demand; about 1200
gallons Euglhsh, sold at $l,04;upwards of 5000 gallons
American at 92 to 95 cents, being an advance; An invoice
of Olive Oil, has been taken; but the price has not been
made public. Sperm and Whale Oils, continue without
c th ige.
PROVISIONS-Sales of Western mess Pork, at $21 per
bhl In New York prices have advanced to $2350a$24.
Large sales of Bacon, at full former prices, in some cases
atan advance of cent, Large sales of WesternLard, at *
13 cis per lb. Butter comes in slowly.
R ICE-Sales at 3* to 33 ets per Ib, according to quality.
SA LTPETRE-No sales'reported.
SEEDS-The market is very quiet and prices steady.
SPIIIITS-In French Brandy the sales have been li mi.
ted at $1,25 to $1,30 for Bordeaux, and 1 ,30a l,32* for
Rochelle. New Engalnd Rum, is scarce and held rather
higher;-Whiskey has also improved, sales in hhds at 34
to 35 bbls 36 cents, per gallon. Some holders ask higher
for bels.
SUGAR-The transactions In sugar have been very,
large and prices may now be quoted cent higher :han at
our last report- The sales amount to about 1100 boxes
Havana ad Trinidad brown ar 9 te 10 cents per Ib: 350
t1400 hhds; St. Croix at ll ill;Porto Ricoe 9to 11; Cuba
Muscavado 10cti's, 360 to35d bbls andi boxes, white Brazil
at 10* to lOicts; about 900 oags Manilla at 851 acts; on
time.
TEAS--Market steady and without animation
TOBACCO-Small sales of Kentucky to the trade, at
former prices. Receipts large.
WIN- Sales of dry Malaga, at 40 cts; a small let of
Sweet at 55cts.
WOOL-The receipts are increasing, with an activede-
mand for the supply of manufacturers. The weeks sales
rather exceed 42,000 lbs, at former prices.
EXCHANGE-Sales large, of Bills on Englandat71a
7f per cent premium.

Philadelphia Board of Trade.
Monthly Committee.
FREDERICK FRALEY, DAVIS B. STACEY,
SAMUEL COMLY.


Letter Bags,


HEALTH OFFICE.
JULY 30, 1836.
INTERMENTS
In the City of Philadelphia, Southwark, .Yorth-
ern Liberties, M.oyamensing, Penn Township,
and Kensington.
From the 23d to the 30th July.


DISEASES. ] DISEASES. :.


Apoplexy 2 0 Brought Over 32 34
Atrophy 0 5 Inanition 1 0
Cancer oftheBreast 1 0 Mortification 1 0
Croup 0 1 Mania Potu 2 0
Consumption of the Pleurisy 1 0
Lungs 8 1 Scrofula, 0 1
Convulsions 0 3 Summer Complaint 0 17
Dilatation of the Still Born 0 6
Heart 1 0 Thrush 0 1
Diarrhea 2 5 Unknown 0 1
Dropsy 3 1 -
-- Head 0 6 Total, 97-37 60
Dysentery 2 0 -
Debility 0 5 Of the above there were,
Effusion on the Under 1 year, 41
Brain, 1 0 From 1 to 2 7
Fever, Brain 1 0 2 to 5 8
- Remittent 2 0 5 to 10 3
- Bilious 1 0 10 to 15 0
- Nervous 0 1 15 to 20 1
- Typhus 4 0 20 to 30 '7
- Puerperal 1 0 30 to 40 9
Hooping Cough 0 4 40 to 60 6
Inflammation of the 50 to 60 8
Brain 0 1 60 to 70 4
-- Lungs 0 2 70 to 80 3
- Stomach 0 1 80 to 90 0
-- Bowels 3 0 90 to 100 0
-- Pericardium 0 1 100 to 110 0
Carried Over 32 34 Total, 97
Of the above, there were 9 from the Almshouse'
and 18 people of color, which are included in the total
amount.
By order of the Board of Health.
W. A. MARTIN, Clerk.


services almost beyond human reward. He has
done more to prosper the poorer and laboring class-
es than almost any individual in the nation-far
more than their warmest gratitude can ever repay.
He has toiled for them in the hour of need; he has
been with them in every adversity; he has stood by
them and aided them in every struggle. And he
has served his country, not only in her legislative
halls, but in her tented fields. He is not only a
statesman, but a soldier, and a brave one, too; one
who deserves to be called a HERO, Look at his
" battle-battered frame," and ask yourself whence
hese decripid limbs?" Look at your country's histo.
ry, and let unvarnished truth suffice for an an-
swer! You will there find his name and his deeds
covered with unfading honors!
Notwithstanding his unparalleled exertions in ci-
vil stations, to benefit his country and his constitu-
ents; notwithstanding the imperishable renown
which his heroic valor has shed upon American
arms; notwithstanding all these achievements, and
the incomparable blessings which his wisdom and
his patriotism have conferred upon his country and
his kind; yet there are those of his political enemies
so bereft of honesty, and so morally debased, as to
raise the hand of persecution against him,and in the
vindictive bitterness of their disappointment, to as-
sail him with a spirit and a feeling which is shamda
ful to mankind Those who lend themselves to
such unjust and dishonorable purposes, will ere
long repent their wickedness, if not their ignorance
and folly. It is not a characteristic of the American
people, to forsake a friend when their services are
needed: it is not the character of the-people of this
country to be the idle spectators of a sanguinary
conflict waged by a cabal of heartless politicians,
against a truly great and virtuous citizen. No;-
there is a sympathy and a gratitude inherent in the
breast of every American, that will not permit the
unwarrantable persecution of the true patriot and
incorruptible statesman. And when the last great
blow is to be struck, this feeling will burst forth in
a torrent of just indignation, and sweep from before
it every vestige of shameless ingratitude.-Colum.
bus Hemisphere.

Athens, Tennessee, was the place appointed for
the rendzvous of the East Tennessee Volunteers,
called out to aid in repressing the Indian hostilities
in the South, The Journal States that on the day