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THIRD DOOR ABOVE WALNUT STREET. ''
DAILY PAPER $ 8 00 a year-THRICE A WEEK $ 5 00-WEEKLY $ 2 00-Half-yearly in Advance.
l aNo Pa sn ;r di'ntiniir 5 until al1arrarafeo 'ro-a i.t unle t thA n flU f tLhL L .,n :] U _Ra
SIX O'CLOCK, A. M.
Via New Castle and Frenchtown Rail Road."
T HE Steamboat OHIO Capt. Jettiles, will oeart from
Chesnuta t.whlarl' for Baitaiinore daily,at 6 o'clock,A. M.
(0AI baggage at the risk of its owner. The Company
will not be responsible for the satety or delivery of baggage
unless receipted tor by their Agent.
Cliesnut si. Whaif.
CT Freight received and despatched daily for Balti-
more, 'tay 8-dtf
CAMDI4N AND AMBOY RAIL-ROAD LINE
FOR NEW YORK.
At 6 and 10 o'clock, A. M., daily%.Sundays
From the Wharf foot of Chesnut street.
Stn boasts s)n the iOelaware.
NEW PHILA~DELI'HIA, Capt A. J.nkins.
TRENTON, Capt. Win. M. .enkins.
Steamboats oil the Raritan.
INDEPENDENCE, Capt. Geo. N. Diehl.
SWAN, Capt. Chas. Seymour.
SOn avnd after Saturday, the 23d inst.
Passengers who Ileae in the 56 'cl ek Line will arrive in
Kew York between I and 2 o'tlnck. P. M. Those lcaviiug
nla the 10 o'clock Line will arrive in New York at an earl)
Jiour the same afternoon.
Fare in Regular Line, $3 00
Forward Deck passage, 2 00
For Burlington, Bristol and Bordentown.
, The steamboat BURLING I'Ot, Capt. D. Martin, will
leave the smine what on Saturdays at 3 o'clock, P. M. le-
' turning, will leave Btldenttown ou Mondays at 6 A.. and
Bnrlington and Bristol at 7 A. M.
All other days (Suin.lays ecepted,) at 1 o'clock, P. M.
from Phladelpihia, and 7 o'clock, A. M..from Bordentown.
jy l6-dtf WM. J. WATSON, Agent.
S The splendid new steamboat TELE.
9E GRAPH, Capt. W. Wilden, Jr. leaves
Race street wharf for Wilmington eve-
ry morning at 7 o'clock. Returning leaves Wilming-
ton at 2 o'clock, P. M. Fare 75 cents.
Fare to Chester or Marcus Hook, 50 cents.
All baggage at the risk of its owner. Breakfast
provided on board. Freight taken on the customary
Fare on Sundays to Wilmington and back, d$1 00
do do Chester or Marcus Hook do 75
On Sunday the Telegraph leaves Wilmington at
4 o'clock, P. M. jy 2-dtf
Good Intent Rail-Rofed
CANAL PACKET LINE FOR PITTSBURG,
And Sleamboat Line for .
CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE,
Leaves corner Broad and Chesnut sts. every morning
AT EIGHT O'CLOCK.
SPassengers from Philadelphia
will take splendid new eight.
-*WW '-'v'wheel Cars by Rail-Road to Co-
lumbia, thence by Packet Boats to Hollidaysburg, by
Cars over the Portage Rail Road to Johnstown, and
thence by Packet Boats to Pittsburg.
The Cars are all new, of the most approved model
and construction, built of the best materials, and deci-
dedly the most elegant, comfortable and convenient
ever put on the Columbia Rail Road.
The Packet Boats of this Line are also new and of
the most approved model, which for elegance of finish,
comfort, convenience and speed, are not surpassed by
any in the U. States.
The Line from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati and Louis-
ville consists of twelve Steamboats, which for good ac-
commodation, elegance and speed, are not surpassed
by any on the Ohio River-one of which will leave
Pittsburgh daily for Louisville,-
v The proprietors flatter themselves that from the very
superior manner in which they have fitted up this Lines
together with their having selected the most careful,
efficient and obliging captains and agents, (whose duty
it shall be to attend to the comfort and convenience of
their passengers,) they will deserve and receive a lib-
eral share of public patronage.
o Seats for this Line can ONLY be secured at the
offices, No. 89 Chesnut street, 1 door belowv 3d street;
No. 28 south 3d street; Western Hotel, 288 Market st.;
and corner of Broad and Chesnut sts.
je 11-dtf J. TOMLINSON, Agent.
[Exclusively for Passengers,]
BY RAIL-RlOAD CARS & CANAL PACKETS,
Philadelphia to Pittsburg,
AND BY STEAM Bo3\TS,
Carrying the United States Maild,
TO CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE,
I Leaves the West Chester House,
I # ae r cornerofBroad and Race st. every
-194m- morning at 8 o'clock, passing over
'theColuinbia and Al'egheny Purtage
railroad in daylight.
The cars used upon the Columbia rail road are of the very
test description, running upon eight wheels, and earryiirng
40'passengers. The boats are an improvement on the best
niod'l now in use on the Erie Ca nl, They are furnished
in the best stylo, and run exclusive ely far the accommodation
The proprietors of the line have spared no expense in fit-
tingit up. soas to promote the speed and comfort oi'pass-
enrshand feel assured that they will still merit and receive
a s hare of the public patronage so liberally bestowed last
For seats apply at the office N E corner of 4th and Ches-
nut sts.-at No 200 Market st.-at the: White Swan, Itace
.ireei, and at the West Chester House. Broad st.
may 4-dtf Agent for the Proprietors.
MAIL PILOT LINE
FOR AEf f rORK.
Vsa Philadelphia and Trenton and Camden and
Amboy Rail Roads and Steam Boats.
The office is removed to the
Rail Road DeFot,corner of Third
and Willow streets, next door to
the Third Street Hall, from whence the cars will de-
part daily, at 4 o'clock, P. M. and arrive at New York
the same evening, about 11 o'clock.
Omnibusses will call daily at the principal Hotels
in the city, for passengers, about 34 o'olock, and any
calls will be made at private residences, provided the
names are left et the office.
For every passenger and baggage carried to or from
the Depot, 25 cents will be charged.
aug 25-dtf C. HINKLE, Agent.
PHILADELPHIA AND TRENTON
.l The Philadelphia and Tren-
B l ton Rail Road having been com-
pleted as far down as Willow
street, the cars willon and after Tuesday, the 23d of
August, start from the office, corner of Third and
Willow streets, next door to the Third Street Hall, as
At 71 o'clock, A. M.
At l do A. M.
At 4 do P.M.
Returning,leave Trenton at the same hours as above,
and an additional line at 84 o'clock in the evening.
To avoid imposition.the company have made arrange-
ments with a line of omnibusses to convey passen-
gers to and from the depot, at Willow street, at the
following rates :-To any place within the city limits
each passenger and baggage, 25 cents. Any person
being charged more than the-above rates, is request-
ed to make it known at the office.
All the above lines are run by locomotive power,
and will convey passengers through to Trenton,daily,
stopping at the intermediate places. Passengers for
Princeton, Kingston and New Brunswick, will take
the 7j o'clock line-and those for New York will
take the 4 o'clock line.
Fare to New Brunswick, $2 50
to Kingston, 1 75
; to Princeton, 1 500
"r to Trenton, 1 00
to Bristol, 50
to Cornwell's, 37J
E to Holmesburg, 20
to Frankford, 151
aug 30-dtf C. HINKLE, Agent.
Superior Farm-./ Bargain.
A CHANCE is now offered to those who wish to
purchase a superior Farm, of about 70 acres of
land in a high state of cultivation, situate within half
a mile of Doylestown, on the Philadelphia and Easton
road. This farm is one of the fertilest in this county,
and will be sold a bargain, if applied for soon. Terms
easy. Apply to R. M. MADDOCK,
jy 29--dtf Post Office. Doylestown, Pa.
Viltable iWrmn for Satle.
l All that valuable Farm, containing about 109
acres of good land, situate in Montgomery co.,
ies from Montgomery Square, and 22 miles from
Philadelphia. The improvements are a large two
story Stone House, a good tenant House, a substantial
Barn, and other out buildings. The farm is well wa-
tered, having a stream running through it sufficient
with head and fall tor a clover or saw mill; there is
about 22 acres of prime woodland, and two fine or-
chards; a large proportion of the land is natural pro-
ductive meadow-the residue arable land of good
quality. This property is situated on the Horsham
road, in an exceedingly healthy part of the country,
and is worthy of attention. Possession can be had
immediately from he tenant, ifdesired. The rail-road
about to be commenced from Doylestown to Norris-
town, it is believed, will come close to this property.
Terms accommodating. Apply to
R. M. MADDOCK,
jy 29-.-.tf Poat Master. Duvlestown. Pn.
PHILADELPHIA4 MONDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 5. 1836.
With immediate despatch, to NEW YORK,
ALBANY, BOSI ON, &c. Apply to
DELAWARE COAL CO.
No. 117 S. 3d street, or
2d wharf below Walnut street, Schuylkill
James Hand's Line,
For Nortolk and Petersburg.
W'ednesdays and Saturdays.
TiTHIE subscriber, thairkful for pat encouragement, will
en cniiinuer to run good atinl substantial sehmoners to
and from tlie ahove ports, commanded by men experienced
in the trade-to sail fromn each port twice a week. Tlie
vessel; ot'this Line will be towed up the river Apramattox
by s eani,. uthout lightening.
For freight or passate apply on board, at Fassitt's what,
2d abose the Drawbridge, or to
JAMES HAND, S81 south wharves.
olowlet, R1oper k Noble, Ptertsbug.
WV. Ilabtirngtun, Norlolk.
N B.-Ship iers ly this Line may rely upon the vessels
sailing as advertised. marisl-dtf
BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA
Via Chesapeake arid Delaware Canal.
James Hand's. Line.
.S This Line is now in full operation-one
..r more t tile packets Icaviig dailhi Sundays and
extr..me bad seilther excepted. l'For trigtit apply to
may 21-dtl 81 south wharves.
J.1 AMES HAND'S LINE,
New York and Philadelphia"
Via Delaware and Raritan Canal.
F'[ HE subscriber being thankful to the public for past
Sencouiragement, begs leave to intfrm the Merchants
and Shippers generally, that lie will continue to run a
line oftirst-rate vessels Ir and from New York the ensuing
season, and as the vessels employed ate al a light draught
of ater, and carry small cargoes, will not meet with as
much detention as larger vessels or barges, and by using
every exertion and attention to tie receiving and forward.
i"K goods. he hopes to obtain a share of public patronage.
For Ircighit, which will be taken on the most reasonable
terms, apply to JAMES HAND,
SRI south wharves-or to
Messrs. J. & N. BRIIGGs,
3 o0;d Slip. New Yor,-.
N. n1,-Goods will be received and forwarded to any
place, via New York, as directed, frte of storage arid eoa
Indian King, Wilmington, Del.
APT. HENRY READ, late of the Steamboat WII.
mington. takes pl'asire in airnooncit g to his friends
and th# pubic in general, that hie has taken the above
Hotel, formerly nrinton's, and lately occupied by Collins
Denniey, Wilmington, Del.. Here he will he happy to ae.
comimodate hlis customers in the best style, itrending to
give satisfaction to all those who may ravor aim with a call,
and will be thankful to his old friends and acquaintances
uot to ilorget that he is still willing to serve them with
proiyptitude in his present as well as his former occipa-
tiont, .cc. tRespectlully,
ape 2$rdSm HENRY READ.
BOOT A SIOE .1FIKER,
No. 66 Chesnut Street,
(between 2d and 3d( streets, south s.de,)
Informs his friends and customers,
antd (he public in general, that having made
large additions to his stock of work on hand,
as well as improvements in the workmanship
. ql of his articles, is now ready to supply persons
in want o' goods in his line, I y the dozen or single pair, of
BOOTS. SHOES, Sl.IPPERS, PUMPS, &c., for CASH,
cheaper, tor the quality of goods, than can be purchased
N. B.-J. T. continues o manufacture to order his well
known CORK-SOLE BOOTS, with every other article in
the line. jan 22-dtf
Peach ITfoumntain Coal.
TIHE remainsof a few'boat loads, from the line of the
Canal,just received by the
DKLAWA'RE COAL COMPANY,
apr T2-df No. 117 south 3dr st.
A RENDEZVOUS is now open in Market street,
between Schuylkill Fifth and Sixth streets, Phi-
ladelphia, and also Lehigh street, Easton, Pa., where
are wanted a number of able-bodied men for the Uni-
ted Staes Marinie Corps, both for Sea Service, and to
remain in the several Navy Yards in the United
Rates of pay per month, good rations, with excellent
and sufficient clothing, and in case of sickness the best
medical attendance, viz:
Privates, $7 per month is $84 per year.
Musicians, 8 98 "
Corporals, 9 108 "
Sergeants, 13 ]56 ."
Ornerly~Serg'ts 16 1 "
Terms of Enlistment-Four Years.
J. G. WILLIAMS,
Recruiting Officer in Pennsylvania.
Phila. July 12-dtf
ARE respectfully informed that North Ward Head
Quarters, No. 9 North 11th street,is now opened
and refitted in a style befitting attention.
The rooms for public meetings, arbitrations, &c.
have been particularly attended to, and will bear
comparison with any in the city, being light, airy and
The new proprietors are determined to spare nei-
ther pains nor expense, to merit and receive a due
share of public patronage. aug 18-dlm
'To Painters & Glaziers.
UST PUBLISHED, the Painter's, Glazier's and
Varnisher's Guide, containing Rules and Regula-
tions in every thing relating to the art of Painting,
Gilding and Varnishing-numerous useful and valua-
ble receipts-tests for detecting adulterations in oils
and colors, and a statement of the diseases and acci-
dents to which Painters, Gilders and Varnishers are
peculiarly liable, with the simplest and best method
of prevention and remedy. For sale by
SOLE & SANKEY,
aug 16-dlm No. 304 Chesnut street.
,No. 95 Alorth Second Street, Philadelphia.
rtIS Hotel was much enlarged and improved last
_T. summer, antd now contains 120 rooms, a large
number of Parlors, a Ladies' Ordinary, private entran-
ces, Bathing Rooms, Barber's Shop, and a promenade
on the house, elevated so as to afford a beautiful view
of the city and surrounding country. The location is
pleasant and convenient, either for persons visiting the
city for business or pleasure, being within a short dis-
tance of the Steamboat Landings, Public Buildings,
The subscriber returns his thanks for the liberal
patronage heretofore received, and assures his friends
and the public that the accommodations shall, in eve-
ry respect, be equal to any other Hotel in the city.
D. R. BROWER.
N. B.-The Western Stages leave the house daily.
A Watchman is employed to take charge of the house
during the night. may 23-dtf
Landlord and Tenant,
NLOR renting and leasing houses and tenements of
F' all descriptions with a surety's acknowledgment.
This fbrm has met the approbation of competent
judges,and is calculated to prevent all misunderstand-
ings, and avoid litigations-neatly bound in books, at
50 cents to $1,00 each, by
aug 12-d6w 110 Walnut st.
Printing & Dying Establishment,
.No. 272 North Front Street, Philadelphia.
W HERE Merchants and others can have printed
Handkerchiefs, Shawls, Counterpaines, &c.-
The most fashionable and permanent colors-
SILKS, SATINS, CRA'PES,
B.OAn CLOTHS, Hoslity,
CAssIMRs, RIBBONS, &C.
Are died and finished in a superior manner; in partic-
ular their method of restoring old and faded Merinoes
to their original beauty, has hitherto given general sa-
All orders carefully attended to and promptly exe,
cnted. may 18-dtf
B. W. COHEN,
SURGEON D NiTSiT,
CUPPER, BLEEDER, AND LEECHER,
No. 137 Buttonwood street, between 9th and 10th.
f THE undersigned, do certify, that Mr. B. W.
SCohen has practised with me Dentistry, Cupping,
Bleeding and Leeching, and that he is in every way
capable to perform any operation belonging to the
above mentioned professions with skill and safety.
J. G. SMITH, Dentist,
Corner of 5th and Powell sts.
N. B.-Orders left at Edward Higgins' Drug Store,
corner of7th and Callowhill streets, will lbe promptly
attended to. iy 13-dtf
Worthy of Public Attention.
CHEAP, EXPEDITIOUS & ORNAMENTAL
No. 191 Lombard st. ,near 7th,
-ww--wrTSWDD,-n.rd 1- ,h 1 K;hill. triln AB blank. in.
Chartered by the Legislature of Pennsylvania.
CAPITAL AUTHORIZED BY LAW,
TMHE Philadelphia Savings Insitetion, at the office,
No. 100 Walnut street,south side, between beiaware
Fourth anTd Fifth streets, receives Deprsites daily,(Sunr ay,
the Fourth of July, and Christmas, excepted,) between the
hours ot 9 o'elock.A. M. and 3 o'clock, P. M. from all per.
soss dispotsd to place funds therein, at thefollowing rates
SRegular Wtekly Depositors, from l1 to g10 per week,
5 per cent, per annum.
Special Deposites ofanysunm over,8500, and not exceed-
ing $35000,to remain at least one year, 4 per cent. per an-
Sums of gl and upwards,and not exceeding 500,to re-
main at least three months, 4 per cent per annum,
Sums ol t i and u wardsand not exceeding 500, to re-
main from thirty to nine-y days,3 per tent. per annum.
All sums on Special Deposite. not exceeding 350, to be
paid on demand, at the rates of interest above specified.
No interest will be allowed on any sum under gs, nor
upon any traction ofa dollar.
Thre rate of interest to week y depositors will not be re-
duced without notice o at least 60 days, in twodaily news-
papers of the city of Plhiladelphia-but weekly depositors
will uot be allowed to withdraw their deposites without
having given four weeks notice oftheir intention in writing,
so to do.and upon such noticethe interest shall cease.
Certificates will be given to special depositors, wherein
the rate o rintetes, the duration of the deposit, and the
notice for withdrawal,will he designated.
Applications for loans to be made on Mondays of each
The followings an extract from the 5th section of the
Charter :-" And provided also, that no director or officer of
the said institution, ether by himself or through any other
person, shall be auth-orized to borrow or make any loan
from the funds of the said institution."
Published by order of the Board of Directors,
PE TER FRtTZ, President.
CHAS. ROBt lrea-ur,-r
AND TRUST COMPANY.
No. 159 Chesnut Street,
The Girard Life Insurance, Annuity and Trust
Company of Philadelphia,
D AILY receives monies in trust on Interest, executes
Special Trusts, grants Policies of Life Insurance on
the moit favorable terms. and grants Annuities and En-
dowments. Special and Weekly Deposites will be received
anid if desired, applied to the purchase of Phlicies of Life
Insurance, Annuities or Endowments.
Rates of Insurance for $100, at some of the
Premium Premium Prcminm for
for 1 year. for 7 years, whole life,
At the age of 21 81 41 1 41 2 8207
25 1 5 1 5s 2 24
30 1 64 1 73 2 48
35 1 80 1 91 2 0
:'3l)ffice open from 9 A. M.
B.. W. ICIADS, President.
GEO. W. ASH, Treasurer.
JNO. V. JAMES, Actuary apr 29-dtf
Pennsyivania Lile Insurance
and Trust Company.
CHARTER PERPETUAL L,
Entire Capital paid in $500,000.
The Pennsylvania Company for Insurances on
Lives and Granting fAnnuities,
H AVING received additional powers by a supplements
to their charter. granted by the Legislature of Penn.
sylvania, on he "6th February, 1836, are tully authorized
and empowered to receive montes or other property, real
or personal, intrusr, to accumnlate hie interest or income
thereof, and also to accept aud execute Trusts ofany and
every description, which may be committed or transferred
to them, by any person or persons whatever, bodies coreo-
rate or politic. or by any Court of the United Siates, or of
the Commonwealth of Peansylvania. and they may also be
appointed guardian rt the estate of any Minor, or commit.
tee of a Lunistia.
The Legislature having provided that all investments of
moneys received in trust shall be at the risk of the corpo-
ration, this company becomes the secure depository of
t'rusts reposed with them.
Certificates of Deposits in Trusts will be issued transfer-
able only on the books of the company.
In addition to the trust business, the company enntinue
to effect Insurances on Lives, Grant Annuities and Eru-
Insurance on Lives furnish a means of making a safe
provision for a surviving family, upon the payment ol an
annual premium, according to the sage and place of resi-
dinee o the person insured.
Creditors ma) effect insurances, by which they can se-
cure debts owng to them in the event of the death of the
The inconveniencies arising from the hazard of life in
voyages travels, or residence in foreign countries, may he
obviated by the paymentof an addit ional premium varying
with the risk
Annuities afford the readiest means of securing to an
aged person a large and safe income for life, or to a young
peroui by the purchase of a deterred annuity.
Endowments may be secured to Minors on arriving at
maturity, or at any specified age by depositing a small
sum at bilth or anry time duriiig rainority.
For tuirther information concerning rants, &c. applyat
the office of the company. 7 south3d st.
ny 23 d SEARS C. WALKER, Actuary.
Fire Insurance Co.
OF THE COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Capital authorized by Law, 400,000 dollars.
M AKE both limited and perpetual insurances on
brick, stone. or Irame buildings, vessels in port,
stores, hotels mills, barns, stables. carpenter shops, lumber
yards, merchandise, furniture and property of every de-
scription, and in anv part of the United states, against
loss or damage by fire.
Applications, either personal orby letter, at the Office
of the Company, S. W. cornier of Sixth and Wood streets
will be decided upon without any delay.
net .-d f SAMUI t. HART. Se-'v.
tlie Manual Labor Bank,
NVorth-east corner of Second and Race streets,
IS NOW OPEN
For the current transaction of BANKING business,
in addition to the SAviNi FUND of the Proprie-
Current Deposites on Interest.
D AILY current Depost es. subject to be drawn for at the
discretion of the Depositors will be received; and an
interest of lour per cent per annum will be allowed on the
weekly balance of the Depositor.
An interest of fiveper cent will to allowed on the month-
lv balance of Depositors; and an interest of six per cent.
upon the balance of 60 days-Depositors always being at
libel ty to draw the full amount oftieir funds at their pi a
By retaining a balance in 3ank for a month, the Deposi-
tor will be entiiledl to five p r cent per annum on its
amount, and in like manner by retaining a balance for 60
days, the entitLles himself to as itimerest at the rate of six
per cen,.on his balance.
All accounts ,,f epositors will be -ettled every 60 days,
and he Interest carried to their credit, unless previously
closed at their own request.-The interest will be calcula-
ted daily on the balance to the credit of tle Depositor at
the clotiua of the Bank. T. W. DYOTT, Banker.
S iEPHI.5 SIMPSOnj. Casher. may 28-If
No. 48 South Fifth Street,
T HE Pennsylsansa Society of Journeymen Cabinet-
Makers' respectfully announec to their lellow citizens
of Philadelphia, amid of the United States generally, that
they have been engaged during the past winter in making
sueh additions to their establishment as the great and ra-
pidly increasing demand tor their 'Furniture rendered ne-
cessary. They have recently obtained possession of the
lvrge room on the second Boor of their old established
stand, and have fitted it up on a scale commensurate with
the vast patronage with wiich they are honored. TheFur-
niatre with which it is now crowded is of a choice descrip-
tion, and will be dikposnd of at very low prices.
The great extent to which our business has been carried,
and the immense stock oflCabinet Ware now in our rooms,
offers inducements to persons who purchase largely in our
lire, that cannot be met with elsewhere.
Gentlemen ronm the South and West, who may be dis.
posed to honor Us with an early visit, will find ample proof
of the accuraev of the loragoing declarations,and we doubt
not will be readily suited, in quantity, quality, and
price. CRAWFORD RIDDELL,
feb 217-dtf So>-e;nt d'lent.
MLuuMtkL e -Elases, diardtnVar't,
OC3TEN PER CPiNT. SAVED.
Persons commencing Housekeeping, Country Merchants,
and others, wishing to purchase Looking-Glasses Fancy
Hardware, Cutlery, &c. can saxe TEN PER CENT. in
their purchases by applying to
U. K. SERVOSS,
Cheap Looking Glass and Fanc, Hardware Store,
A./V. 60 a. Second street,
Four Doors above Arch-Street,Philadelphia.
A MONG which are rich Gilt Mantel and Pier Looking
Glasses, Mahogany, Pine, and Maple Framed Looking
Glasses ot all kinds, Brass Andirons, Shovels and Tongs,
Knives and F)rks, Spoons, Ladles and Skimmers, Japan
Waiters, Brea I Baskets,Snufiersand Trays,Plated Castors,
American Block Tin Ware, such as Coffee and Tea Pots,
Sugar, Slop Bowls and Cream Cups to match, making com-
plete Sets, wai ranted of superior manufacture. Iron Pots,
Skillets, Dutch Ovens, Sad Irons, Coffee Mills, Frying Pans,
Tea Kettles, Gridirons, superior Plated and Brass Candle-
sticks, Patent Metal Sauce Pans, Tea Kettles, Pois &r.
Britannia Metal Ware, such as Coffee ant Tea Pots. Stgnal
Lanterns, Copper and Brass Kettles, Brass Stair Rods, flat
and round, &c.
Also, Patcni CHANDELIERS, or HANGING LAMPS.
07 Countryv Merchanis, House Keepers and others, want-
in the abveabove article, will find it to their auvintage to call
as above dirc'ed.
N. B.-Looking Glass Plates for Sale, separate from
Cf' Looking Glasses and Picture Frames manufactured
to -.4- i 9-dir"
Gilbsons & Bell,
NO. 176 MARKET STREET,
H AVE on board ships MonogAhela, Walter, &6c. and
received by recent arrivals at New York,
100 Packages Spring Dry Goods,
Consisting of superfine and medium Clothls; blue, black,
wool dyed black; rifle, Polish and bronze green; purple
andi crimson Dahlia: ruby and yellow brown: citron and
No. 57 North Eighth Street,
(Near Arch, corner of Shriver's Court )
Entrance both from Shriver's Court and 8th at.
jl R. HUET'.SMeiteal House, for the relief(especia/ly
of rtheumatie pains, secret diseaseor consumption.
he Dr. maybe consulted trom morning tilld Io'elock
N. B.-Patients are received on boar4at this establish-
Philadelpiia, Dec. 15, 1830.
I do hereby certify, that I was afflicted with a malignant
disease for a longtime, and I have tried i great many kinds
of medicines, but ot no use. I have tried a great many
Doctors, but none could do me an) good until I heard ot
the celebrated Dr. HUET. Jd went to him-he found mein
a 'try bad stare, but he undertook to curee me on the most
reasonable tetrts--o I went tinder his tare. He gave me
some of his medicine, anil in a little tlime I bcgan to se-
cover, and in three weeks I was perfectly cured. j there-
ltbie can recommend all those afflictedwith the same dis-
ease to tie candor and superiorknowlilge of Dr HUET,
No. 67 north Eighth st. ISAAC MEILLIN,
Philadelphia, March 3, 1836.
To DR. HUET-
Dear Sir: 1 return you my sincere thinks for your valu-
able medicine and speedy cure 0onu have made of me. I
had the miisitarune no r afflicted with l disease called Go
norrhca. and not understanding it I applied to a Doctor.
who agreed to cure me in a short time, and I paid him inns
charge. I remained uniter his trestuon: lor the space of
three months, aind I fund 1o relief hr him. I then leli
him and applied to a celebrated Doctor-he attended me
for two months aUd more; I found no relief. I then ap-
plied to three other Doctors, but all inrain. I then gave
up all hioprs ol' ever getting cured. One nda I saw Dr.
nHue's advertiemenit; I then thoughtlroper to try him-I
was then at my worst state In le's than two weeks I lelt
a gieat dal better, and in two weeks mort I telt myself
quite recoserted; I gained new strength and fine appetite.
and was able to attend to jr Lqsiness. I wou.d advise all
who suffer under this disease to lose *s time to apply te
him,who call relieve them. I return hin* min 'heere thanks.
I rmeain your buinlble servait.:"
HENRY BULLUCK, 6ien street,
No.H Danger's Court.
January 10th, 1835.
About two years ago I caught the secret disease. and not
understanding it I applied to a Doctor, who agreed to cure
me in a short time, and I paid him hischargeiand remain-
ed under his treatment for the space of three months, and
found no relief. I then left him, and applied to another
Doctor, and was unnider his care for sit months, and still
getting worse I was toreed to g to the Hospital, and there
remained for a long time, and*ot no relief; but fortunate-
ly one of Dr. Huet's books fell into ay hauds; I read it,
and was inclined to try him; but my miney being run out,
I left the Hostital in a ssrte of despair, and went to him
and stated.my ease- he took me in hani lo cure melin three
weeks, which I could not believe; but thanks be to God, in
one week I went to work, and in less than thrte weeks was
entirely well, and any one applying to you, and being
doubtful of the same, can call on ne, and I will satisfy
them. JOHN MORTIMER.
?Dr. Huet will give my direction.
T HY Directors of the Philadelphit Ice Co." have the
Isatisletion ot stating to thIe eitilens of Philadelphia
and the adjoining districts, that after early three years of
trials, vexations, and disappointments, they have at length
succeeded in completing their arrangements at "Iccberg
Place," for the preservation of ice. lit quantity now put
up (owing to the peculiar uenstructi0n of the house) is
rflly equul to oo00,OO bushels, put up it hose built upon
the old plan.
Of the superior quality of this comply's ice, it is hardly
necessary to say any thing, as it is known to the public
that it has all been taken from Fainnount Dam-every
ounce of it. 0: None of it from britk yards, ponds, and
other stagnant pools.
The company will commence the ddivery as early in the
ensuing month as ice wdl be wanted; i the mean time ice
in any quantity and atany bour can Ie had at the office.
The prices will be-
25 centt per week for peck per day
371* b,1& i i
561 1 ,
25 cents per bushel, for & bushel and upwards.
The board are making such arrangements as will obviate
most of, if not all, the causes of complaint of previous
Orders for ice, stating name, place of residence, and
quantity required.left at either of the following places,will
be punctually attended to.
At the office, No. I south Sixth street, or with either of
Samil. English, 84 Market st. Alet'r Henry, corner of
Market and oth, John W. Dickson,118 north oth, James
Wood, 8 north 2d, Edward C. Wayne, cr.r Market and 4th,
Dr. G. W. Allan, cor Race and 6tih, Saml P. Griffits,
8th below Chesnut, Eli Welding, cor Chesnut and Schuyl-
kill 7th. Joseph P..Norris,jr. 114 south 4th st,Henry Ha
her, it. 194 Market st, Joshua G. Harker, 45 Arch, William
Terr, 4 'north 2S1, Joseph Ridgway, cor Market and Deca.
tur, William Biddle, cor Arch and 11th, Richard Price, cor
Spruce and 5th, E. C. Marshall, 176Vine, R. W.Test, S W
cor Vine and 8th, Ewd Needles, cor )tace and l1th, Thos
M'Clintock, 270 Arch, Dillwyn Parish, co'r Arch and 8sh,
Flrederick Brown, cor Chesnut and 5th, Charles Hlli 6
Chesnut, Rabinson Moore, cor Chesnut and 7th, J. Bring-
hurst, cor Chesnut and loth, Edwd Hopper, 20 sooth 3d,
S. C. Sheppara, 107 soath 9th, Jas W. Simes, 432 Market,
Reeve & Smihih, car Market and 6th, Henry Troth. 114
Market, Sami Townsand, 014 York Road and Greerist, Dr
W. C. Poole, cor Race and 9th, P G Oliver. cor Race and
19th B Percival, 162 Race, Charles All it & Son, 1f- south
2d, C H & T H Dingee, 250 south 2, Christopher Marshall,
c0r Spruce and 7th. Thai Evans,co. Sprue soaud 3d, Frank.
lin IV. Smith, cor Waluht and 8th, George Mllir, cor Wal-
nut and 4th, Henry Zollikoff, r, cor Pine and 6th, Frederick
Klatt. cor Callowhill ad 2ds t. ap 17-d4tf
BY C. M. MOORE,
C(,ntre Green Stores, Arcade,
O() PACKAGES of Fancy Dry Goods-among
3O which are,
40 pieces 4-4 extra rich silk embroidered white Blond
Lace, for Caps, Veils, or evening Dresses;
Black blond lace Edging, from 2 to 20 inches wide;
Linen Cambrics, from 628 c. to $2 37j per yard;
40,000 Ladies' L. C. Hdkfs, from 18 cts. to 75 cta. a
Bleached bobbinet Quillings; do White; do Laces;
Late style bonnet Ribbons; Belt do; Silk Bags;
4-4 silk Gauzes, for evening dresses,
Dahlias, do do;
Alladdins, Silk Muslins do;
9-4 Matronna Silks; Italian Lustrings;
Gros de Naples and Florence Silks;
Large assortment of French, Scotch and Swiss Nee-
dle Work Collars, Capes, Tishorets, Pelerines,
Lot of Misses' Pelcrines and Tishorets, partially dam-
1000 pieces Grass Cloth, for Stifners and Shirts;
Daily receiving fresh supplies of Goods from the New
York auction sales. I
Shall sell unusually low by wholesale, as usual.
IMPROVEMENT & APPLICATION
Of Ward's Protractor System of
T HE publisher announces to his subscribers and to
the trade, that he will issue on or before the 1st
day of October next ensuing, No. 3 of his Application
System, containing the London and Philadelphia Au-
tumn and Winter Fashions for 1836-7. Great care
has been taken to get this publication out in a style of
superior excellence, and as he has cut garments in
strict accordance with the drafts laid down, he can
confidently promise that the application will produce
accuracy in fit, with taste and fashion.
The battering encomiums daily expressed by skil-
ful and fashionable Tailors, gives token of a,satisfac-
tion particularly gratifying; and the extent of patro-
nage already received, is an incentive to additional
exertion. Letters commendatory, containing orders
for the work, are neither "few nor far between," and
the resident tailors who have subscribed (and they are
many) freely express their conviction of its superiority
over all other systems.
The application of the additional and extra addi-
tional measures have received the decided approval
of all who have tested the principles--this important
feature is clearly explained, and a limited degree of
application is all that is required of the learner,whilst
any explanation or instruction will be imparted to
subscribers without additional charge.
Instruction in Garment Cutting by the publisher, or
through an agent, will be given; and the subscriber
will be furnished with a set of the work, at Ten Dol-
lars for the first, and Five Dollars per annum on each
subsequent year, payable in advance. Persons al-
ready acquainted wiih the Protractor System.and who
will thereby dispense with the expense and trouble
of teaching, will pay but Five Dollars per year (ir
advance) from the commencement of their subscrip-
F. M. has just published the first number of his II-
lustrations of Fashions; it consists of a finely execu-
ted copperplate engraving, 23 inches square, and em-
bracing 12 figures in fashionable costumes. It is de-
cidedly superior to any thing of the kind yet publish
ed on this side of the Atlantic, and in every respect
equal to the tableux of MINISTER O' LONDON.
An engraving will be furnished to subscribers each
Spring and Fall, at two dollars per annum-they may
be sent by mail to any place, but it is suggested that
when practicable,subscribers avail themselves by pri
To non-subseribers the price is FIXED at $2 eacl
The Portable Case Ruler, (an invention of F. M.'s
though it may be dispensed with-is nevertheless an
important appendage, inasmuch as it materially facil
itates despatch. Price $1,50.
Double Inch Measures, of a new and superior con
struction, prepared wholesale and retail. -rtW
Address FRANCIS MAHAN,
aug 10-dtf No. 215 Chesnutst. Philada.
OD- All letters must be post paid.
Fancy Card Printing
Orphans' Court Sale.
On Wednesday Evening, the 28th September, 1836,
at 8 o'clock, will be sold, at the Philadelphia Ex-
change, the following described Real Estate of
GeorgejYockley, the elder, deceased, viz:
All that lot or piece of ground and building
thereon erected, situated on Oak street, in the
D'Iict of Southwark, in the county of Philadelphia,
containing in front on Oak street aforesaid 20 feet,and
in depth 75 feet, bounded on the south by Mulkevoce,
east by ground formerly of Arnuts, on the west by
ground formerly of W. Shippen, and on the rorth by
Oak street aforesaid.
MICHAEL FREYTAG, Trustee.
J. P. TRIMBLE, Clerk of the 0. C.
Also, the Ibllowiug described Real Estate in Frank,
ford, belonging to the estate of Abraham Van Beuren,
All that certain message or tenement, and those
two contiguous lots or pieces of ground, situate in the
borough of Frankford, in the county of Philadelphia,
the one beginning at a stone on the westerly side ot
the main street of Frankfurd, thence by ground of
Isaac Worrell, north 49 degrees 35 minutes west, 221
feet 10 inches to a post, thence by other ground of
Joseph Gillingham, north 40 degrees 25 minutes east,
25 feet 9 inches to a post, thence still by ihe said Jo-
seph Gillingham's ground, south 49 degrees 35 minutes
east 162 feet, south 52 degrees 55 minutes east, 53 feet
to the said main street, thence by the same south 27
degrees 30 minutes west. 28 feet 7 inches to the place
of beginning-being the same premises which Joseph
Gillingham and wife, by deed dated 31st October,
1818, and recorded in Deed Book M. R. No. 22, page
69, &c. grantes4 to the said Abraham Van Beuren in
fee. The other lot adjoining the above, beginning at
a stake set for a corner on the westerly side of the
Frankford main street, thence extending by other
ground of Isaac Worrell, north 49 degrees 35 minutes
west, 242 feet 3 inches to a stake, thence still by Isaac
Worrell's ground, north 40 degrees 25 minutes east,
20 feet to a stake, thence partly by ground of Joseph
Gillingham and partly by ground granted to the said
Abraham Van Beuren, south 49 degrees 35 minutes
east, 238 feet 4 inches to a stake by the side of the
said main street, south 27 degrees -0 minutes west, 20
feet 5 inches to the place of beginning-being the
same premises which Isaac Worrell and wife. by deed
dated 30th October, A. D. 1813, and recorded in D. B.
M. R. No. 21, page 432, &c. granted to the said Abra-
ham Van Beuren in fee.
SARAH VAN BEUREN, Guardian.
J. P. TRIMBLE, Clerk of the 0. C.
School Street, between Bro'wn Street and Poplar
Also, pursuant to an alias order of the Orphans'
Court for the city and county of Philadelphia, will
be exposed to public sale, at the Philadelphia Ex-
change, on Wednesday evening, the 28th September,
1836, at 8 o'clock.
A certain lot or piece of ground, situate on School
street, between Brown street and Poplar Lane, in
the Northern Liberties of the city F.iiladelphia,
containing in front or breadth on School street,
12 feet 4 inches, and in depth westerly 28 feet-
bounded on the northward by a message and lot of
Jos Crout and Anthony Crout, eastward by School st.
aforesaid,' southward by a message and lot of Mi-
chael Stiger, and westward by a message and lot
late of Francis Handaberry, deceased. Terms at sale.
Cash on delivery of the Deed.
J. P. TRIMBLE, Clerk of the 0. C.
Administratrixof the Estate of
Francis Handsberry, deceased.
T. W. L. FREEMAN, Auc'n.
sep 2-dt28S Auction Store, No. 8 south 3d st.
Valuable Real Estate.
Front and Pgnn Street Property, between Pine
and Cedar Streets.
On Wednesday Evening, Sept. 7, 1836, at 8 o'clock,
will be sold at the Philadelphia Exchange,
All those certain messages or tenements and
.33,lot or piece of ground, situate on the east side
ofDelaware Front street, between Pine and Cedar
streets, in the city of Philadelphia, containing in front
or breadth on said Front street 28 feet or thereabouts,
including a 4 feet wide alley hereinafter mentioned,
and extending in depth eastward 1630 feet, he the same
more or less, to Penn street; bounded on the west by
front street aforesaid, on the north by a 4 foot wide al-
ley left open as a footway and watercourse, extending
from Front street to Penn street, on the east by said
Penn street,and on the south by ground of John Swan-
The Buildings on the above mentioned ground are
-on the east end of the lot, on Front street, a Ware-
house one story high, about 23 ft. front by 42 ft. deep,
with two cellars, one under the other.
The other buildings on said ground front on Penn
street, No. 20, and consist of a four story brick build- .
inhe room of the first story is 22 ft. by 57 in the clear.
third 26 8
fourth 26 57
There is a Cellar under the whole'building. The
walls are strong and well built, beams and joists
sound, the flooring wants repair. Betwixt the Front
street and Penn street stores there is a yard of about
27 feet, with vaults underneath.
The 2d story has been fitted up for the purposes
of a Bakery, and there is a range of 4 Ovens, extend-
ing nearly the whole depth of the building. If the
premises be purchased for a Bakery, the ovens are so
far prepared; if for other purposes, the materials of
which the ovens consist being removed, the room will
be 26 by 57 as above.
There are door-ways in front of each story, to take
in goods from the outside. Terms at sale.
T. W. L. FREEMAN, Auct.
sep l-dtS7 Auction Store, No. 8 south 3d st.
Valuable Lawrence St. Pro-
Between Coates and Green Sts., Houses JNo. 140,
142, 144, and 146.
On Wednesday Evening,' September 7, 1836. at 8 o'-
clock, will be sold at the Philadelphia Exchange,
o All those Four Brick Houses, No. 140, 14t,
j 144 and 146 Lawrence street, between Green
and ates sts. The size of the lot is 54 feet front on
Lawrence st. and extending in depth 75 feet, subject
to a redeemable ground rent of$1 25 per foot.
House No. 140 is a modern and substantial well
built two story brick house, about 171 feet front, par-
lors communicating with folding doors,' four marble
mantels, grate,piazza,open Newell stairs, marble steps,
iron railing, a two story kitchen with private stairs
back, hydrant water, &c. and in every point of view
a first rate building.
House No. 142 is a three story brick house, adjoin-
ing No. 140, built in modern style, parlors communi-
cating with folding doors, two kitchens, one in the
basement story and also one back, 4 or 5 grates, and
finished in a neat and substantial manner, with hy.-
drant water introduced, marble steps, and iron rail-
No. 144 corresponds in every respect with No. 142.
No. 146 is a three story brick house, with parlors
communicating with folding doors, marble mantel, 2
grates, piazza, marble steps, iron railing, &c. with hy-
drant water in the yard.
A more full description of the above property will
be given at the time of sale. Purchasers are invited
to call and examine the premises any time previous.
The above property will be sold altogether, or, if de-
sired, separately. A small portion of the purchase
money only will be required.
T. W. L. FREEMAN, Auct.
aug 17-dt7S Auction Store, No. 8 S. 3d st.
Valuable Real Estate,
Houses .No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Pine st. near Ashton
On Wednesday evening, the 7th September, 1836, at
8 o'clock, will be sold, at the Philadelphia Ex-
All those five three story brick houses, each
16 feet by 32, and lot or piece of ground on
wi-ir the same is erected, situate on the north side
of Pine street, at the distance of 20 feet eastward from
the north east corner of Pine and Ashton streets;each
house containing in front on Pine st. 16 feet, and in
length or depth 80 feet, to a 20 feet wide street-sub.
ject to a redeemable ground rent of $75, payable half
yearly. The houses will be sold separately,or as one
property. Terms at sale.
BREAD STREET PROPERTY-No. 16.
Running from Alrch to Race, between Second and
ie Also, all that 3 story brick house and lot or
piece of ground, situate on the west side of
Breadstreet, in the city of Philadelphia-containing
ia fronton Bread street 12 feet 6 inches, and in depth
47 feet, more or less; clear of all incumbrances.
Terms at sale.
vTs W FR T T- mtN"A"XT A ....
J. W. JI. A' J.K lI.tl AUCt.
Auction Store, No. 8 S. 3d at.
Caution to Insolvent Debtors.
SEPTEMBER TERM, 1836.
T HE subscriber begs leave to caution persons
whom they may employ to do their business, as
many cases are dismissed at every Term, owing to
their papers being improperly prepared and their bu-
siness badly attended to. Thero are several persons
who have recently commenced this business, both in
the city and county, who are unknown to the Court,
ignorant of the Insolvent Laws themselves, and might
involve poor and unfortunate men in greater difficult.
ties than they may already be in.
bronze olive & .... The subscriber flatters himself that many years ex-
Lndon ribbed, striped and plaid single and double milled T. N. & G. V. TOWN, perience in this business, having taken through the
Cassimeres. PLAIN AND ORNAMENT AL Conrt several thousand persons, and has been so for.
Silketin gs Black anid Lone don pr. edWetigs and Mar- PRINTERS tunate as never to have a solitary case dismissed, by
seilVes ngs, nd Lodon prn..d Weltngs and No. 48 south Third Street, a few doors below Chesnut, any mismanagement or inattention on his part. Per-
Ribb'd, check'd, and plain Linen Drillings, white and PHILADsLPHIA. sons should make application to me in proper time for
colored. INFORM their friends and the public, that they the Court, at my old established Office, No. 84 Lom-
l'aris, Windsor, and Cable Cords. hae n t ddito t e r e splendid assert bard street, below 4th. M. M. RUSSELL.
Printed Cantoons. andl ribb'd Florentines. -.. have, in addition to their former splendid assort- B Sel a .M UEL
Plain and twill'd. Summer loths or CrapeCamblets. ment, introduced Ivarious new founis of handsome N. R-Special and Appearance Bail procured at
"Electorate Merino Cloths and French Bombazire type, for the express purpose of Card Printing, and are any moment. and advice in relation to the Insolvent
Ribb'd and strip'd worsted Venitians, and check'd Gain- now prepared to execute Laws given gratis. may 22-eodtf
oo. .. ,__ VISITING CARDS TTovrDTO'TrWN .k. VAT T.v ATTrr RATT
The following sketch shows what the
female spirit is capable of achieving, int
cases of emergency. Mrs Duston must
have been a woman of extraordinary
This woman should be ranked amonp
the heroines cf antiquity. She was thtc
wife of Thos. Duston of Haverhill, Mas-
sachusetts. born in the year 1659, and
married 1677. She had altogether thir-
teen children. When the Indians, who
dwelt at the s-urces of the Merri-
mack river, aid he regionround about,
after a great freshet on the 15th o'
March, 1697, came down the river and
attacked Haverhill, she was confined to
bed with an infant only a week old. Her
husband catching the alarm from the
field, fled to the house antd consulted her
on the course he should pursue. She
calmly told him to leave her and her in-
fant to their fate, and to make his escape
if possible, with her other children. He
sent seven of his children on a path
through the woods, on the way to the,
garrison, and mounting his horse he fol-
lowed in the rear; with his musket he
kept the pursuing Indians at bay until he
found his charge in a place of safety at
the garrison. Before Mr. Duston reach-
ed the garrison, the Indians returned and
captured his sick wife and Mary Neif,
her nurse. They with other captives
took their march by order of the sava-
ges for the north. After they had tra-
velled for a few miles, the Indians found
the infant troublesome, and they took it
from the nurse and dashed its brains out
against a tree. Mrs. Duston was feeble
and wretched, but this outage nerved
her soul for every enterprise. After this
horrid outrage she wept no more; the
agony of nature drank the tear drop ere
it fell. She looked to heaven with a si-
lent prayer for succour and vengeance,
and followed the infernal group without
a word of complaint. At this instant
the high resolve was formed in her mind
and swelled every pulse in her heart.-I
They travelled on a distance, as she
thought of one hundred and fifty miles,
but perhaps from the course they took,
about seventy-five. The river had pro-
bably been broken up but a short time,
anid the canoes of the Indians were above
the falls on the Merrimack when they
commenced their journey to attack Ha-
verhill. About these falls, on an island
in this river, the Indians had a wigwam,
and in getting their canoes in order by
rowing ten miles up'the stream, became
much fatigued. When they reached the
place of rest they slept soundly. Mrs.
Duston did not sleep. The nurse andt
an English boy, a prisoner, were appri-
sed of her design, but were not of much
use to her in the execution of it. In Ihe
stillness of the night she rose atnd went
out of the wigwam to test the soundness
and security of savage sleep. They
moved not ; she said they were
to sleep till the last day. She returned,
took one of their hatchets, and despatch-
ed ten of them in a moment, each with
a single blow. An Indian woman who
was rising when she struck her, fled
with her probable death wound-and an
Indi9o ?.i w,,i desio-nectlvl spared; for
the avenger of blood was a woman and-'-
mother, and could not deal a death blow
upon a helpless child. She surveyed
the carnage ground by the light of the
fire, which she stirred up after lie deed
was done; and catching a few handfulls
of roasted corn, she commenced her
journey; but on reflecting a moment,she
thought the people of Haverhill would
believe her tale as the ravings of mad-
ness when she should get home, if ever
that time might come; she therefore re-
turned and scalped the slain: then put
the nurse and English boy into the ca-
noe, and with herself they floated down
the falls, when she landed and took to
the woods, keeping the river in sight,
which she knew must direct her on her
way home. After suffering incredible
hardships by hunger, cold, and fatigue,
she reached home, to the surprise arind
joy of her husband, children and friends.
The General Court of Massachusetts ex-
amined her story, and being satisfied
with the truth of it, took her trophies,
the scalps, and gave her fifty pounds.-
The people of Boston made her many
presents. All classes were anxious to
see the heroine; and they found her as
modest as brave.
[From the London Mirror.]
Napoleon was accustomed, says a re-
cent writer, to wear a coat of mail under
his clothes, and which he very rarely
went without. On his departure for
Belgium, he thought it best to guard
against those dangers with which he was
threatened, having all Europe league
against him, by every means in his pow-
er. He, accordingly, sent to a clever
workman, and asked him if he thought
himself competent to make a coat of
mail of such a texture that no weapons
whatever could penetrate. On the arti
ficer answering in the affirmative, Bona
parte agreed to give him 18,000 francs,
the sum asked. On the day fixed, the
man brought his work to the palace.-
Napoleon quickly examined it, and or-
dered the workman to put it on himself.
The man obeyed. Napoleon then took
two pistols, saying, "We shall now see
if this coat of mail is of the texture you
promised me." He fired first at his
breast; the cuirass resisted. "Turn
round." The man obeyed; the second
ball struck his back, and with the same
result. The poor artificer, half dead
with fright, thought that these trials
would be sufficient, but he was mistaken
in his calculation. Bonaparte next arm-
ed himself with a long fowling-piece,and
made the same experiment on the shoul
ders, back, and breast of the poor tremb-
ling patient. Hapily the cuirass resisted,
and saved the inventor from so cruel a
trial. "How much am I to pay," said
Napoleon, "after this noble exploit?"--
"Eighteen thousand francs," stammered
out the frightened artificer, almost depri-
ved of his senses. "No such thing, sir,"
replied Napoleon, "I shall give you thir-
ty-six thousand;" and gave an order on
his treasurer for that amount.
One of Bonaparte's greatest misfor-
tunes, says M. de Bourrienne, consisted
in his not believing in friendship, and not
feeling the necessity of loving. How of-
ten has he exclaimed in my hearing,
"Friendship is but a word; I love no one:
-- _I- t _#. ... T_ _- t, .
ance. Look y', liourrittnne, we may
leave tenderheartedness to the womtt-t-
ihat is their affair; but no sensililir y for
ine it is necessary to be film-lo harv
the heart of adamant; otherwise let r
one meddle with war or politics!"'
When Napoleon was in Egypt, and ii
specting the country, he took advant5
of a low tide, traversed the Red Sea, an.:
gained the opposite side; but on his r-
turn, night overtook him, and he ran tI.-
.eatest danger of perishing, precisely i",
the same manner as Pharaoh.
Napoleon, in his campaign against:
Prussia, having found at Potsdam t:,e
sword of Frederick the Great, the beki
which this monarch wore during thi
seven years' war, and the grand insignia
of his orders, claimed, on taking pos-
ses-don of these trophies, "I prefer them
to all the treasures of the King of Prus-
sia-I will setrd them to my veterans of
the camrnpaigns of Hanover: the governor
of the Invalids will guard them as a cer-
tificate of the victories of the grand ar-
my, and of the revenge which was taken
for the disasters at Rosbach."
Among the other costly relics belonging
to one of the richest convents of Valla-
dolid, there was a brick of massive gold,
of nearly one foot in length by an inch
thick, which contained a thornsaid to
be from the crown which Christ wore
on the cross. It was presented to Na-
poleon by one of his generals, and he
received it; but taking out the thorn,
"There," said he, "give that back to the
monks-I keep the brick."
When Jerome Bonaparte, King. of
Westphalia, passed through Warsaw, on
his way to Moscow, in tihe campaign of
1812, lie gave a dinner, at which he had
soldiers holding upright, around the ta-
ble, branches of cherry trees laden with
fruit; these formed a sort of grove,
which extended over the head of himself
and his guests, from which they gather-
ed the fruit for their desert.
At the time when private letters were
opened by the orders of Napoleon, a
packet was stopped at Trieste, which
proved to be written in Hebrew. The
clerks having no knowledge of this an-
cient language, a Jew was sent fot to in-
terpret it. On reading the letter, he be-
trayed great embarrassment, and wished
to be excused the translation, but the se-
cretaries were determined. The Jew,
who shook with fear, then read the fol-
lowing translation:--"Blackguards that
you are; do you suppose that if I were
fool enough to conspire against you and
your paltry town, I should hazard my
plots in a letter? No; while the present
apt apostrophe is being poured into
your ears, know that I 6m laughing in
my sleeve at your having exposed your-
self to the ridicule of seeking a transla-
tion for my rubbish. May the lesson
prove useful, and deter you in future
from prying into the secrets of families,
anid violating the bond of confidence."
During the reign of Napoleon, an arti-
cle was written in an English Jonrnal,
stating, when the troops heard it reported
that the French had landed at Dover,
they gave three huzzas! and were in
hopes of giving a good account of the
invaders. This notice appeared in the
Publiciste, in the form ofa faithful trans-
T-t"T---tre-fotTrowirg ay,-an article was
inserted in the Gazette de France, accu-
sing the editor of the Publiciste of dis-
affection in translating the huzza of the
English troops in the sense of vivat!
which, it asserted, was not the true
meaning; but, on the contrary, that huz-
za implied an appeal to the mercy of .
conqueror, and might he rendered bettc,
by the interjection helas! Next day, t'O
Publiciste exposed the ignoratice of the
Gazette de France, and, in proof of it,
quoted the meaning of the disputed word
as given in Boyer's Dictionary. On this,
Bonaparte interfered, and sent an article
to be inserted in the Moniteur. saying,
that the editor of the Publiciste was an
ignorant fool, for lie ought to have known
that a word might have two meanings,
but that his malevolence was well known,
as well as his attachment to the corrupt-
ing gold of England. This article the
Publiciate was obliged to copy the fol-
In 1815, the French newspapers an-
nounced the departure of Bonaparte
from Elba, his progress through France,
and his entry into Paris, in the following
ingenious manner-"March 9. The An-
thropophagus has quitted his den.-
March 10. The Corsican Ogre has lan-
ded at Cape Juan. March 11. The
Tiger has arrived at Gap. March 12.
The monster slept at Grenoble. March
13. The tyrant has passed through Ly-
ons. March 14. The usurper is direc-
ting his steps towards Dijon, but the
brave anttd loyal Burgundians have risen
en masse and surrounded him on all
sides. March 18. Bonaparte is only
sixty leagues from the capital; he has
been fortunate enough to escape the
hands of his pursuers. March 19. Bona-
parte is advancing with rapid steps, but
he will never enter Paris. March 20.-
Napoleon will, to morrow, be under our
ramparts. March 21. The Emperor
is at Fontainbleau. March 22. His Im-
perial and Royal Vlajesty yesterday even-
ing arrived at the Tuileries, amidst the
joyful acclamations of his devoted and
GAMBLERS ROUTED.-In consequence of a com-
plaint entered by William J. Snelling, Constables
Pierce and Clapp, accompanied by the North
Watch, made a descent upon a dilapidated brick
house in Hatters' Square on Saturday night ar-
captured thirty-one ofthe wheel-of-fortune worship-
pers. The besiegers were too great a force to per-
mit the black-leg garrison to make a sortie at the
doors. They however, blew out the lights and up-
set their cheating aparatus. Some tried to hide
under an old bed, and others actually got out thro'
the roof of the house. Some, said an officer,"clung
to the rafters and bannisters of the upper stairs, like
rats in a wharf cellar at high water." The names
of all taken were recorded, and all but two, who
were supposed to be owners of the "properties,"
were discharged by the officers. The trial of the
owners will take place on Wednesday, they being
in the mean time under bonds of $200 each. Two
"roulette wheels" and two trunks, containing all
the tools of the nefarious trade, were seized and are
in the custody of the law.-Boston Post.
The Western Luminary" relates an instance
of most surprising sagacity in a horse, who seeing
another horse in affright, dragging a cart into the
water beyond his depth, ran after him, seemed to
whisper something into his ear, and then turning to-
wards the shore, by his neighing induced him to
turn and follow him. No doubt can of course be
entertained of the truth of the story, as it was
brought before a meeting of the Plymouth and Ta-
mar Humane Society. Such a nag is worth own
le ALF I-IL JX JU AL iNo raper aiscontinuea unui aij
its judgraent. There is, from the nature of our
institutions,one last peaceable resort, one conclusive
expedient, for the development and pronunciation
of sovereign pleasure: -the'election of Delegates
to the Convention in November next is the
appointed anl impartial means for such an appeal:
- let us unhesitatingly abide the issue, and let the
giants of monopoly look to it.
Besides, in a measure of so much impression,
and in which, as is known, so many absent strang-
ers are interested, we owe it to the commonwealth
and to the democracy of the Union, to characterise
it by such fairness, elevation, and form as will sat-
isfy the world. The edict of a convention can
never be esteemed other than as the deliberate ad-
judication of the people of Pennsylvania. It will
not be obnoxious to t he imputation of haste, or
party distemper. It will attest the convictions of
a staid community, that the charter is a fraud upon
their rights, was sought for andl yielded against
their known will, and cannot, without a degrading
surrender of unalienable and inmlefeasible power, he
permitted to endure. It will be entitled to fulll
faith and credit" wherever heard of or received.-
It will bear within itself, like the declaration of
independence, incontestible evidence of its own
justice and necessity. All men will acknowledge
its impressive solemnity; republicans every where
will exult in it and be proud.
The fiat, too, once issued, will be irreversible.
Whateverjurisdiction might be claimed by the fed-
eral judiciary upon a law oe repeal enacted by the
General Assembly, none could be pretended as to
an organic institute of sovereignty. Indeed, the
Supreme Court of the United States will be less
apt hereafter'than heretofore to construe away the
independent capacities of the several States. It is
a remarkable fact as to this tribunal, so little ex-
posed to change, that President Jackson, as if de-
stined no'f merely to inculcate but to secure state
rights, has appointed, during his term of office, five
of its seven incumbents. So large and so fresh an
infusion of federative democracy exacts a revival of
confidence throughout the nation.
It does not become me to intimate the details
by which the Convention may enforce the fulfil-
ment of its will. They cannot fail to occur, when
the decision shall be fixed,-and although the sub-
ject is one on which I could not he more concise, I
fear that I have long since exhausted your wel-
come and your patience. Permit me, therefore,
to conclude by a single additional suggestion.
The Commonwealth should pay back every
cent of the bonus it has received. To which end,
our share of the surplus revenue of the of the United
States, estimated at more than two millions of
dollars, can be appropriated as soon as obtained:
-and the rest, if any, be made payable to the
agents or trustees of the extinguished corporation
in convenient'annual instalments, or in certificates
of a state stock bearing a fair rate of interest. My
wish would be to leave untarnished by doubt or
suspicion the absolute integrity of the proceeding:
to treat the money-price of freedom and political
power with the contempt which every virtuous
citizen must feel for it:--and to show that the
People of Pennsylvania, undebased by the love of
gold, and inaccessible to the approaches of corrup-
tion, reject with equal decision the Bank and its
I am, Gentlemen, very respectfully, your fellow-
democrat and friend,
To Samuel Satlerlee, S. Salisburn Ab'm.
Jones, Ab'm. Wood, Abiram Pierce, Peleg Peck,
Joel Alien, Win. Wilkinson, and T. M. Beach,
Committee of Correspondence.
On Thursday, the 1st inst. by the Rev. Win. Cams,
Mr. OSWELL PATCHELL, to Miss RkB1KAH LONG, all
of this city.
On Thursday evening, by the Rev. Thomas G.
Alien, Mr. ROBERT M. SHIACKERLY, to Miss JANE
ANN PHILLPS, formerly of Charleston, South Caroli-
Dr. AUGUSTUS A. ADEE, U. S. Navy, to AMELIA KIN-
NAIRD, daughter of David Graham, Esq.
On Friday| evening, 2d inst. WILLIAM JACKSON
KOEHLER, in the 21st year of his age.
The friends of the fairmly are invited to attend his
funeral, from the residence of his brother,Thos. Koeh-
ler, No. 165 Queen street, this afternoon, at 2 o'-
On Sunday morning, at 4 o'clock, Mr. CHALBES HA-
GARTY, in the 82d year of his age.
His friends and those of the family are particularly
invited to attend his funeral, at 3 o'clock, this after-
noon, without further notice, from the residence of his
son-in-law, John Murphey, No. 26 Lombard street.
On sixth day morning, at 3 o'clock, SARAH KITE, in
the 77th year of her age,'of a lingering illness,which
she bore with christian fortitude.
On Friday morning, Sept. 2d,'of consumption, Mr.
BERNARD CONNOR, in the 28th year of his age. .
SALES OF STOCKS.
September 3, 1836.
BEPORTED BT THE BOARD OF BS OKERhS. par
200 shares U. States Bank, 60dsso, 121 100
50 do do 121 100
10 do do 1214 100
19 do--- do 1201 100
1 do Philadelphia, 112 100
26 do Farmers & Mechanics, 66 50
16 do Commercial Bank, 66 60
2 do Girard, 68j 50
75 do Miners, Pottsville, 10 ds b o, 42J 50
50 do Kentucky, 30 ds 72J 8
150 do do 40 dsbo, 72h 8
50 do Grand Gulf, 97 10o
150 do Del & Hud, 93 10"
50 do do 5 ds 93 10O
50 do Harrisburg, 50 50
SALES AT THE NiEW YORK STOCK
50 shares U. 8. Bank S 10 days 121.
1 do Bank of New York, 125
171 do Phoenix Bank, 122 a 121l
450 do Del. and Hud. Canal, S. 30 ds. 92a913
100 do do do B. 30 days 93
750 do do do 92Qa92
950 do Morris Canal 92a93
25 do New Orleans City Bank, 100
55 do Ohio Life'&f Trust, 115
Philadelphia Board of Trade.
GEORGE W. TOLAND, STEPHEN BALDWIN,
CHARLES S. BOKER.
Up at the Philadelphia Exchange.
Ship Monongahela, Brown, Liverpool, Sept. 20
Ship John, Holbrook, St. Thomas, soon
Br. ship Amy, Green, St. John, N. B. soon
Hamburg ship Galetia, Janson, Marseilles, Sept. 15
Barque EM, Miller, Natchez f Vicksburg, soon
Brig Pilot, Milton, Kingston, Jam. Sept. 3
Brig Navarre, Moore, St. Jago de Cuba, soon
Brig Otis, Noble, Havana, soon
Brig Tacon, (new) Tatem, Mobile, soon
Schr Victory, Best, St. Johns,NB. soon
Port of Philada.--Sept. 5.
Brig Fairy, Doane, 5 days from Boston,with mdze to
A C Barclay 4- Co.
Brig New Hanover, Carty, 7 days from Savannah,
with cotton, to H Sloan.
Brig Russell, Matthews, 5 days from Boston, with
mdze to Lincoln (- Ryerss.
Brig Swan, Snell, for New Orleans, returned with
bulwarks, stanchions, &c. carried away-put back to
Brig Essex, Mitchell, 10 days from Portsmouth, in
ballast, to captain.
Schr Harriet Porter, Douglass, 12 days from Savan-
nah, with mdze to Jas Hand.
Schr Magnolia, Preble,10 days from Hallowell,with
stone, to Martin & Jones.
Schr Traffic, Wise, 3 days from New York, with
mdze to Jas Hand.
Schr Cinderella,Davis, 5 days from Gloucester,with
mackerel, to Palmer & Hale.
Schr James Barbour,Baker,4 days from Providence,
with mdze to H Farnum & Co.
Schr John Jay. Briggs,4 days from Providence,with
mdze to H Farnham & Co.
,Schs Choctaw,Tuttell, 4days from N Haven,in bal-
last, to captain.
Schr Dani Webster, Kingsdell, 30 hours from New
York, in ballast, to captain.
Schr Martha, Day, 9 days from Portsmouth, with
mdze to captain.
Schr Maria J Estell, Hoffman, 4 days from Provi-
dence, in ballast, to Anner Patton.
Schr New Jersey, West, 4 days from Providence, in
ballast, to Anner Patton.
Schr Gipsey, Crowell, 3 days from New York, in
ballast, to captain.
Schr John McClung,Irons,3 days from Norfolk,with
shingles, to captain.
Schr Orator, Somers, 4 days from Richmond, ivith
mdze to Jos Hand.
Schr Commerce, Kirby, 3 days from Vienna, in bal -
last, to captain.
One brig, black, with white streak, and 3 topsail
schrs. not known.
Brig Constitution, Sage, New Orleans, S Comly.
Brig Georgiana, Howes, Boston, Grant & Stone.
Brig Creole. Hedge, Boston, W P Israel.
Brig Only Son, Bowen, Providence, captain.
Schr Ada, Curtis, Wilmington, NC. Jas M Patton.
Schr Hiram, Crowell, Richmond, Jos Hand.
Schr South Carolina, Stephens, Savannah, James
Schr Queen Margaret, Hubbard, Baltimore, James
Schr Wm Rowlett, Robinson,Norfolk & Petersburg,
Sloop John Patterson, Scott, Baltimore, Jos Hand.
Sloop Eliza Ann, Berton, New York,via canal, A B
Sloop Illinois, M'Kean, N York, Jas Hand.
Barge Orb, Cook, N York, via canal, C & F King.
and incorporated anew by the General Assembly; -
and this it is, gentlemen, which you term 'a ca-
lamity not ony not only to Pennsylvania, but to the na-
tion,' and on which my views as to the 'appropri-
ate remedy' are desired.
The event was an apprehended consequence of
the unhappy division in the ranks of democracy
at the last election. It is in perfectly good keep-
ing with the character of a legislative body whose
members scrambled into their seats against the
sense of a large majority of their constituents:
whose federal and antimasonic fragments owned
but one principle of cohesion, that of revenge
upon republican measures and men: whose pro.
ceedings violated the Constitution, endangered the
public peace, put in jeopardy the public works,
undermined the administration of public justice,
laughed to scorn the manifestations 4f public will,
and, inoculated as it were with the virus of the
gambler, profligacy wasted the public treasure.-
Such an assembly could not be expected to re-
member the national verdict recorded against the
national bank, nor that this verdict was mainly
pronounced from the ballot boxes of Pennsylva.
nia. Such an assembly would naturally search
for modes of keenly wounding our democracy,
and they found the keenest in the enactment of
the charter. Such an assembly, in the conscious
absence of all merit, Vauld sordidly strive to pro-
tect themselves from the effects of popular indig-
nation, by cowering under the wing of some irre.
sponsible and bountiful power, and they tendered
their homage to the Bank of the United Stales.-
The 'calamity.' gentlemen, is the more poignant,
because we could and should have avoided it by
concentrating against the common foe the assaults
we made upon each other,
The legislature, though a minority one, was
constitutional; though unwise and inveterate, bad
in its views and worsein its motives, its enact-
ments challenge our obedience, and as good citi-
zens, we must submit to their operation until they
are regularly annulled. Did the act of incorpora-
tion import nothing more than an ordinary law,, a
body competent to make could repeal it, and the
"appropriate remedy" might be found in the
suffrage of a reforming people, at the worst, the
evil would be short-lived. But it is essentially a
contract, made by at least our nominal repre-
sentatives with numerous persons, nine tenths of
whom are strangers to our soil, and each of whom
contributed, in the payment of the bonus, some
portion of his private property in execution of his
share of its stipulations. Like every other contract,
it has not less than two parties, and, being in
operation, the consent of both is necessary to
change or cancel it; the rights which it imparted
are now absolutely vested; and the constitution of
the United States prohibits any state from passing
aslaw impairing the obligation of a contract.
Such, in brief and substantially, is the argument
in protection of the existing charter. We must
understand and appreciate its full force in order to
meet it advisedly and effectually.
I am aware that speculative writers deny the
competency of one legislature to impair the power
of its successor, or to grant away a franchise which
may not be recalled at discretion: but however in-
genious and plausible such a position may be made
to appear on paper, it is repelled by all history
and all practice. Every session of our own Gen-
oral Assembly ever convened, has acted irreconci-
lably with such a doctrine. The case is one in
which recourse to an extreme theory, ever so cap-
tivating, would be unwise.
I am also aware of the reasoning which appeals
to the first paragraph of the tenth section, Article
I. of the Constitution of the United States, declar-
ing, among other things, that "no state shill emit
bills of credit," and which, on that prohibition,
disputes th e competency of any State to empower
a creature of its own, a bank, to do what it cannot
perform itself, to issue notes. This is net a novel
suggestion. Many years ago, the point was made
and eamined examined before the highest judicial tribunal
of one, of the most enlightened members of the
confederacy, and it was then settled that the bills
of credit denounced by the constitution, were
those for the payment of which the faith of the
State only is pledged: such as were profusely
emitted during the life-struggle of the revolution-
and that ordinary notes drawn on the credit of a
particular fund, like the capital of a bank, are not
within the constitutional meaning. This decision
has, I believe, received very general, if not univer-
sal, acquiescence. Alt the legislatures of all the
States, our own most democratic ones. have con-
formed to its principles.
I am aware, also, also, of the natural and prevailing
impression that the next General Assembly might
be called upon to pronounce the incorporating act
null and void, and to provide criminal sanctions
against any attempt to exercise its faculties, on
the ground of its having been fraudulently, sur-
reptitiously, and corruptly obtained. Such a
movement, it is true, has a precedent on the legis-
latiye files, placed there and vehemently urged by
the very man who sprung the charter from his
t pocket upon an unwarned and unwary commu.
nity. The source of the precedent is enough to
destroy all confidence in in its value. It violates
fixed maxims; making declamation equivalent to
Sunroof: forfeiting private property and passing sea-
'" Tt-nce oTfInfamy mio judncfaTriat -.- wv rmst
not debase our pursuit by any such hypocritical
pageantry and summary injustice. But could we
be reconciled to the attempt by reflecting on the
provocation, whst would be its sure result? An
executive Veto, unreversed'by two thirds in each
branch; Governor Ritner refusing his signature to
his own condemnation; and I presume you are
hardly charitable enough to anticipate that sudden
and adequate reformation or repentance, in the
Senate, which would act in his defiance.
What then, you will say, is to be done? Is the
"calamity" to be patiently endured during the al-
lotted term of thirty years? Are the people of
Pennsylvania conscious of a heavy wrong, so
shackled as to be unable to throw it off! No,
gentlemen, not so. I have adverted to a few of
the projects afloat, to show you what I conceive
to be their peculiar weakness: but there is one be-
hind, one at this time providentially in reach of
your ballots, liable to no reproach or embarrass-
ment, a frank, generous, and lofty proceeding,
whose real dignity and impressiveness are com-
mensurate with the magnitude of the occasion.
Several months before the plan to rekindle the
spent volcano was started, our citizens bad pro-
claimed their determination to resume the delegated
powers of government, to reconstruct the social &
political edifice, and, as it were, to begin afresh
with all the lights and all the improvements of
experience. Of this, the whole world had ample
notice. The legislative act to provide for calling
a Convention, bore date the 14th of April, 1835,
and was immediately promulgated. The seal of
popular decision was definitively affixed to the
movement by the elective franchise, on the second
Tuesday of October, 1835. From that period,
they who accepted, upon any terms, a grant of any
portion of the powers of the people, social or po-
litical, and especially a grant of such enormous
and prolonged powers as are transferred in the
charter-powers, the loss of which enfeebles the
people, and the use of which makes the corpora-
tion their competitor in sovereignty--accepted
them in fraud of the contemplated Convention, or
subject to the reclamation of that body. The
principle is one of acknowledged and universal
justice. It is of daily application in determining
controversies between individuals, and only ac-
quires greater weight as it enters a higher sphere.
The design to effect vast and vital changes by the
Convention was avowed and notorious; perhaps
none floated more conspicuously upon the surge
of public sentiment and sanction, than a restric-
tion, if not a total denial, of the legislative compe-
tency to create monopolies; and yelt! between the
first great step to attain this object and its achieve-
ment, a phalanx rush into the Capitol, in advance
of the Convention, snatch up a mass of privileges
far surpassing all the pre-existing ones combined,
and hope, by this stolen march, to defeat a primary
and known purpose of the people! It may not,
must not be. No law, human or divine, no max-
im of expediency or right, forbids us to reclaim the
A Convention is the provided machinery of
peaceful revolution. It is the civilized substitute
for intestine war; the American mode of carrying
out the will of the majority; 'the unalienable and in-
defeasible right to alter, reform, or abolish their go-
vernment, in such manner as they may think pro.
per.' When ours shall assemble, it will possess,
within the territory of Pennsylvania, every attribute
of absolute sovereignty, except such Is may have
been yielded and are embodied in the constitution
of the United States. What may it not do? It
may re-organize our entire system of social ex-
istence, terminating and proscribing what is
deemed injurious, and establishing what is pre-
ferred. It might restore the institution of slavery
among us; it might make our penal code as bloody
as that of Draco; it might withdraw the charters
ot the cities; it might supersede a standing judi-
ciary by a scheme of occasional arbitration and
umpirage; it might prohibit particular professions
or trades; it might permanently suspend the privi-
lege of the writ of Habeas Corpus, and take from
us (as our late General Assembly made an entering
wedge to do) the trial by jury. These are fearful
matters, of which intelligent and virtuous freemen
can never be guilty; and I mention them merely
as illustrations of the inherent and almost bound-
less power of a Convention. The only effective
limits to its authority are the broad and unchange-
able rules of justice and of truth; and these, I have
already shown, do not hedge around the charter.
There are other considerations which recom-
mend the Convention strongly to my mind, as the
hbst sorurce whenc to\ der'ive la l tf ed...i T*i. ;
___ Mr. FouatiST commences his engagement this From the N. Y. Sun. Honnirr.ni MvnDEn.-James Terry, aShoema- MR. DALLAS' LETTER,
evening at the Chesnut street theatre, in the fa- +lost singular attempted Suicide.-On Thurs- ker by trade, for some time back subject to fits of To the Democratic Corresponding Committee
l'vorit character of Damon, and his welcome to his day morning Mr. Frederick Rigger, who cultivates excessive intoxication, murdered his wife at mid- of Smithfield, Bradford County, Pa.
-.ti Ccite after so long a absence, will be of the a garden lying between the 3d avenue and Kipp's day, in a most brutal manner. She was sitting in The Corresponin Committee of Smth field,
.... .. -.tiv c.ty after so lona...s enche M tBay, came to the almshouse at Bellevue and inform- a room with an infant in her ars, in the presence Bradford Co., Pa., take pleasure in pr ing to
T' most gratiin c~haracter. ed Mr. Stevens, the superintendent of that establish- of her husband, sister and niec'when the former their democratic fellow citizens, a letter, from the
-- The New York Evening Star has the following ment, that early in the morning he found a young suddenly rose up, seized the corner post of a bed- Hen. GE.oRG Mi DALLAs, of Philadelphia, which
S I I' N"Y LTTA I T 7A T notice of his performance of Othiello, at the Park lady, apparently about twenty years of age, and stead and gave her a most violent blow. She made is written with great clearness and eloquence; and
theatre, on Thursday evening last: quite richly dressed and ornamented with jewelry, an effort to fly, but he pursued and repeating his is a triumphant vindication of the ability and right
BY MII[FF LIN & PAR |IY, Mr. FO rEST's Othello, last night, may be con- lying in his cornfield, in a state of insensibility from blows, finished his bloody work. He thenattempt- of the people, by Constitutional provision, to re-
No. 99 S. Second street, third door above Walnut. sidered to have established his reputation, if any some poison With fled on wtnesrtakeng his murderous designs, but for- kethe charter o the United States Bank. This
proof were wanting to show that he is a tragedian of jectured that she had been taking poison. With fled on wiming his murderous designs, but for- institution is now on its trial before the people'of
DAILY PAPE-Eiht Dollars per annum. thehighest order. His extended travels and expe- the assistance of his family he removed her from the tunately they eluded his grasp, or we might have to Pennsylvania, charged with having come into
T YEE T ALMES AL EALY IN ADV CE. rience in Europe seems to have been the source of field into his house, and left her in the care of the add to the number of his victims. Terry is now in being against their will, and of possessing and ex-
much profitable information, and to have softened females while he hurried with the intelligence to jailto answer the charge. Three children are left crcising powers which endanger the public safety.
.down that exuberance of gesture and vehemence of the nearest place at which proper aid could be ob- to feel the loss of both their natural protectors, tho' In the language of Mr Buchanan, the struggle
lla.S!49aS1 denunciation of which the resemblance now is only tained, which was at the almshouse, too young to experience the extent of their affliction will be tor lile or for death." Mr Dallas makes
preserved by those who originally adopted him for Mr. Stevens immediately harnessed a wagon,and in all its horrors. the most lofty and powerful appeal to the reason,
Monday, September 5, 1836. theimodel, at the time when his genius was yet taking with him one of the physicians of the estab- At the time ofthe murder, Terry was notion li- and the moral sense of the community, and at this
unmellowed and his judgment not ripened. The lishent, repaired to Mr. Rigger's,where they found quor, but was most probably suffering from a de- solemn and important crisis, his argument, founded
DEMIOCRA'T'IC crowded and fashionable audience which filled the the young lady lying almost at the point of death, rangernent ofmind caused by the excessive use of as it is, upon the same broad principles of justice,
Republican Nomninations: theatre last night, and witnessed his admirable per- It was soon apparent to the physician that she was it.-Raleigh Register. and truth, as the immortal "Declaration of Inde-
FOR PRES1IDENT, sonation of the Moor, will, we think, with one voice suffering under the effects of laudanum; and that pendence," cannot fail to be read with deep inter-
^.^rj.^ VAN ^U V admit that they are convinced that this actor posses- unless he should succeed in counteracting theinflu- A colored man, named John Johnson, has been est. by the people of Pennsylvania.
ARTIN VAN t N. s histrionic powers which fall little short of those ence of the poison, death would ensue in less than arrested on a charge of murdering the late Oliver Resolved, hat a copy be forwarded to the Pre-
FOR VICE-PRESIDENT, of Kean. Many of his touches, indeed, were so an hour. With the aid of the stomach pump, mus- Taylor. The examination before the Mayor has sident and Vice President of the United States. to
Jpl V[ t lL a .- Je '_it s oW "much in the style of Kean, that the effect was elec- tard plasters, and other proper applications, he how- been pending for several days, and is yet unfinish- Col. R. M. Johnson, and Col. T. H. Benton, and
A n. 0Ul iASON. trical.,and brought down with the recollections they ever happily succeeded in removing the poison from ed. Other persons, now in custody, are fully be- that each member of this Committee, preserve a
awaken of that great man, thunders of applause.- her stomach, and so far recovering her from its in- lived to be implicated in the same crime. copy to be placed by the side of President Jack-
Electoral, 8Ticket. With the fire of Kean, however, we had, in other fluence, that her life was placed beyond danger, and son's celebrated veto message of 1832.
Gen. Robert Patterson, Senatorial. passages, all the majesty of the Kemble school- her senses returned. As soon as she was able, she The steamboat New England struck on a ledge Saml Satterlee, S Salisbury.
1. Th. D. Grover, 12 Thos. C. iler, here was a measured, subdued tone of gesture and formed the physician of her name and residence- of rocks on Sunday morning early, near the mouth Hose Calff, Isaiah Kingsley,
2 Joseph Burden, 13. JWn. Clark, articulation in his acting which charmed allwho which, for obvious reasons, it would be improper for of the Kennebec river. It was thick and foggy at T M Beech, H M Peck,
Samnel Badger, 14. John Mitchell, heard him. He nor no other can scarcely hope to us to make public. Her family, however, it would the time, and no roar of the surf or breakers to in Peeg Peck, Joel Allen,
3. John Naglee, 15. Leonard Rupert, portray, in the expression of the eye, and the fea- seell, is most respectable, and reside in the Bowery. dictate the proximity of such obstructions. She was Abiram Pierce, Abraham Wood,
4.OGaer Funses, 1. Aeo. M r, tureso, such mute but often terrific eloquence as that The distressing intelligence of the situation of the got off without injury. William Wilkinson, Abraham Jones,
Oliver Allison, 17. Asa Marnn, t oda, with a p rimin eset ef idh hicegish
Henry Myers, 18. Wm. R. Smith, which the countenance of Kean and his alone could young lady was conveyed to them as soon as possi- Lyman C King,
5. J. B. tergere 1 S. L. Carpenter, exhibit. But there are, besides the similar points ble, and her parents lost no time in having her re- Bears havebecome quite plentiful in the neigh- Committee of Crrespndenc
19. elS.fL .lCarnena0eu doCom m ittee of C orresp ondence.
6. Henry Chapman, 20. Robt. Patterson, of resemblance between Kean and Forrest, original moved home, and every attention that the necessi- borhood of Three Rivers, Lower Canada, and have East Smithfield, Pa. July, 1836.
7. Jacob Kern, 21. W. M'Williams, traits andj graces peculiar to the latter, which may ties of her case and paternal love could dictate bc- become so bold as actually to enter the town. One
3. Jacob Dillinger, 22. Dr. J. Power, enable him one day to establish an elevated walk of stowed upon her had been killed on the common. Thirty had been PnILADELPRdI, 7th July, 1836.
9.'Paul Geiger, 23. Robert Orr, tragedy, which belongs to and should emanate from But the most singular part of the occurrence re- killed between that place and Point du Lac, a dis- Gentlemen- was honored by your letter trans-
0. Calvin Blythe, 24. JohnCarothers,re wi en o mat t he afthave ben war re the appese
11. Hry Welsh, 25. J P. Davis. him alone.- Star. mas e told. She was to have been married tanc of ninemiles milting a copy of the printed proceedings of a
on Thursday evening to a young gentleman every Democratic meeting held in East Smithfield on
CONGRESSdo Fir t Dislrict. JuNirs.-- Mr. Walker, No. 24 Arch street, has way worthy of her, who was exceedingly attached A FLOAtING FARrm YArtn.-The following the 15th of March last, pronouncing your belief
N DibyttreG ra- rIdeInc. to her, and whose affections she had not only pro- sketch of a family floating down the Ohio on a raft, tat the charter of the Bank of the United States
COI. .LEM UEL P Y TER. jut publis ed an edition of te letters of Junius, fessed fully to reciprocate, but by her actions as well is at once highly graphic and characteristic of our within this Commonwealth is a national calamity,
CONGRES T rd isrict. including his letters under other signatures, his cor- as lighted vows given indubitable evidence of her inland emigration: and requesting my "views in ,relation to the ap-
COGuRNSSI J. hird r it. rcspondencewith Wilkes, and his confidential letters sincerity. In anticipation of their union he had "To-day we have passed two very large rafts, propriate remedy."
to Woodfall, with a preliminary essay, notes, and rented a house for their future residence, and fur- lashed together, by which simple conveyance seve- My engagements of business have heretofore
SUBSCRIBERS FOR THREE MONTHS. tac s'inulies. This edition, which is iel two octave nished it in a manner becoming their means and ral families from New England were transporting prevented that attention to your request which its
As the ensuing three months will embrace all the volumes, contains all that has been heretofore pub- sphere of life; until the occurrence of this melancho- themselvesand their property to the land of promise flattering character would otherwise have com-
returns of the election for President and Vice Presi- lishied in other editions of the work, and has nume- oy dveth no cloud had apparent to cast even a shade in the western woods. Each raft was 80 or 90 feet handed. The published letters too of my asso-
dent of the United States; subscriptions to heTiE PEN- N i o over their present or prospective happiness. On long, with a small house erected on it, and on each ciates in your esteem, Mr. Rush and Mr. Horn,
SYLVANIAN" will bfareceived for that time, at thle fb- rous tac sinilies of letters written by Junius, by Wednesday evening she left home without giving was a stack of hay, round which several horses and seemed to render any thing from me unnecessary.
lowing rate, payable in advance, those connected with the correspondence, and by the family even an intimation that she was going cows were feeding, while the paraphernalia of a As you have, however, again invoked a reply, I
Daily Paper, $2 00. the individuals to whom the celebrated epistles have -out, and was not again heard from till the intelli- farm yard, the ploughs,lwagons, pigs, children, and am forced to suppose that you place some value
Weekly 50 been attributed. Copies of the seals used by Jui- gence of her situation at Mr. Rigger's was brought poultry, carelessly distributed, gave to the whole upon my sentiments beyond their real worth, and
th Y c nt ON hais are Ikewiscr given." to them; at which time her affianced husband was more the appearance of a permanent residence, than will therefore express them to you as candidly and
CITY AND COUNTY CONVENT.ION. there, and with the rest of the family, in exceeding of a caravan of adventurers seeking a home. Ares- clearly as I can. Should they throw the least
The city and county Conferees, for the nomina- From Florida Direct.-The schooner George & wetchedness and agony occasioned by her unac- pectable looking old lady, spectacles on her nose, additional light upon the absorbing topic to which
ion of County OffiCerw will meet at the County jdMiary, Capt. WILLEY, arrived at this place on Sa- countable and mysterious absence. What could was seated on a chair at the door of one of the ca- they relate, or give gratification to the democrats
Court House, corner of 6th and Chesnut streets, on turdav afternoon. have been her motive for, or the cause of, this most bins, employed in knitting; another female was at whom I address, they will more than compensate
Monday, the 5th of September, at 3 o'clock in the We are indebted to Captain WILLEt for the fol- singular attempt at self destruction, remains perfect- the wash-tub; the men were chewing their tobacco the trouble of communicating them, and, in some
afternoon. Punctual attendance is requested, lowing information, obtained by him from the Ex- ly unexplained by her to her family; and for aught with as much complacency as if they had been in the measure, atone for their having been so long with-
By order of the Joint Committee of Conferrence press Rider, who arrived at Black Creek 22d inst. that she has yet divulged was wholly without cause, land of steady habits; and the various avocations held.
-adopted by the General Ward Committee,and by A detachment of 110 men, under command of motive, or reason of any kind. seemed to go on with the steadiness of clock work. When, in the winter of 1831, the Directors of
the County Convention. Major PIEcnE, having information that the In- In this manner our western emigrants travel at a the Bank determined to apply for a renewal of the
dians were in their vicinity, went in pursuit The latestt Murder.-The name of the sailor slight expense. They carry with them their own charter, Ihad just been elected by this Common-
Tuhe Democratic General Ward Committee will of them ; on arriving at General CLtICH'S plan- arrested on suspicion of being the murderer of the provisions; their raft floats with the current, and wealth to represent her in the Senate of the United
reet at the County Court House, on TUESDAY tationh they found 300 Indians, with about unfortunate Hudson, has been variously given i, honest Jonathan, surrounded with his scolding, States. Against my earnest and sincere remon-
EVENING, the 6th instant, at 8 o'clock. 100 horses hobbled, and 300 head of cattle-the different papers, and to become satisfied, beyond squalling, grunting, lowing, and neighing depen- trances, tie duty of presenting and forwarding
HENRY G. FREEMAN, Ch'n. Indians were immediately attacked and repulsed, doubt, on that point, we have made enquiry of his dnts, floats to the point proposed, without leaving the memorial was imposed upon me. It was un-
PETER HAY, S eh. after a battle of one hour, the whites having one counsel and ascertained that it is John P. Holme.- his own fireside; and on his arrival there, may go dertaken with extreme and avowed reluctance; as
A. WATEHS, k ec s. killed, owing to his horse taking fright and running He is a Dane by birth, as before stated, and belong- on shore with his household and commence busin- I felt conscious of inexperience in legislation, of
into the midst of the Indians, and 16 wounded. ed to the crew of the German ship Cuxhaven, now ess with as little ceremony as a grave personage, some lukewarmness in the fate of the institution,
AVY ORDERS-TEN HOUR S EM. The India loss was 10 left dead on the field, their t. He is an athletic, fine looking fellow ap- who, on his marriage with a rich widow, said that of th talent and patriotism by which it would
We are pleased to learn that in consequence of wounded they carried off-the Indians retreated to a patently of excellent temper; and he denies having he had "nothing to do but walk in and hang up his instantly and perseveringly be resisted. I accom-
Wen the Plenasy olearn thad t in hecounsequ of the ount tho yarrie offthe om IandiansGretreal C a infiictak upon Hkdson the wound that caused his hat."
eprseations md from this city to the Presi- hammock as usual; they immediately rallied and upon Hudson the wound that caused his hat. panied the presentation of the memorial with the
putrsued the whitesio within 2 miles of Micanopy, death. ple asserts that Hudson received his death expression of an opinion that it was ill-timed-uthe
dent, he immediately took such steps that the com- whn they abandoned the pursuit. a wound from a small man *ith a bundle under his VICTIer o" Love.-A grisette of the QuartierSt. celebrated Federal Baltimore Convention, at which
when they abandoned the pursuit. ed claa mdti or aonne tion at from ph Post
mandant, of the Navy Yard here is at length ena- The Express Rider states that Lieut. HEItBEHT arm, and with whom he discovered Hudson in alter- Jacqueswho had heard her lover,a medical student, Mr Clay was nominated for the Presidency having
bled to fulfil his own desire, in complying with the had sgain distinguished himself, and that Major P. catio", and interfered to prevent violence; but his talk of human blood containing a portion of iron, recently assembled-and frankly challenging scru.
request of the shipwrights for the establishment of was making preparation to attack them on the fol- inteferenre proved too late. He however wrench- was determine to have as much taken from her tiny into the conduct and management of the
the ten hour system, now so general throughout lowing day.-Charleston Cour., Aug. 19. ed the knife from the hand of the perpetrator, but own person ak would make aring, which she meant Bank, I pledged myself to become its implacable
the country. Orders hve bon received for the not till he had himself received a wound in the head to bestow on the idol of her heart. Unfortunately, opponent, should that scrutiny develop actual or
adoption of the rule in the yard, and the n gre at ship om the Bee, 22. with it by the murderer's hand. He is badlywound- her whim was complied with, and the operation contemplated interference, directly or indirectly, in
adopt of the rule in the. yard, and the great sip LATE AND IMPORTANT FROM MEXICO. edin the head, apparently by a knife; and his story managed sonunskilfully, that the poor girl fell a vie- the politics of the country. Of the constitutional
Pennsylvania, will now be rapidly completed, in By an arrival from Vera Cruz on Saturday even- may possibly be true, and the real murderer still at tim and died of inflammation. Her hapless lover power of the national government to create a bank,
compliance with the directions issued by the De- ing last, we have been furnished with our files of large. He is to be examined on the charge ofmur- followed her remains to the grave, and attracted the I did not then, and do not now, entertain a doubt:
apartment several months since. It is surprising the' Diario del Goberno, of Mexico, to the 30th Ju- der'ithis afternoon, at 4 o clock, and has employed pity as well as the eyes of all, by his deplorable ap- ofthe ability of Congress to create such a bank
that the Navy Commissioners should so long have ly, inclusive. Mr. Wester as his counsel. pearance.-londo and Paris Courier. as would be a safe machine of finance, and a ser.
resisted an established usage, sanctioned by the city As we predicted, domestic commotions have be- viceable agent in preserving a sound currency, I
authorities, and also by the Commissioners of gun and are now agitating that republic. The lib- The story ofthe wo tribes of WHITE INnIANS, SERrous ACCIDENT.--On Sunday afternoon, a then was, as I still am, quite convinced; and even
outho ?, anJ a y the a omissonted eral party or federalists (i. e. those opposed to cen- one called the Mawkies, and the other, we believe carriage belonging to Mr. Lloyd, who keeps a livery afier the experience of the last four years, I am in-
Southwark,in which the yard is located. Hun- tralism) are main rapid advances; they have made the Nickies, recently discovered onil the south-west stable in Belknap street, wasioverturned in Essex lined to believe that if one particular and practical
dreds of workmen should have been employed there a bold attempt to abolish the present order of things side of the Rocky Mountains, was manufactured in street, by the the breaking of the axle-tree, while feature recommended by the Secretary of the
for months past, but in consequence of the unwil- and restore the government to its former features, the land of notions. The Norwich (Conn.) Auro- returning from South Boston. Five ladies were Treasury in 1816 to the Committee of Ways and
lingness of the Board of Navy Commissioners to but whether their force was insufficient to obtain ra says, n We hae suseen the author of the story inside, one of whom received a slight injury. The Means had not, at that time, been struck from the
give the hours, the public work has been almost the success they calculated upon, or whether the hisel, and he informs us thatit was manufactur- driver, Horatio Simmonds, was thrown from his original draft in the House of Representatives,the
entirely suspended. Under the rule however government anticipated their designs and frustrated ed by him out of whole cloth for want of some- seat upon the curb stone of the sidewalk, dislocated Bank would never have become the detested ene-
them by timely organization, we cannot tell; how- thing better." his shoulder and broke two ribs. He died yesterday my of the people it has since been. With these
which, as we expected, receives the cordial assen r, t Eta in the here is an old tradition about a race of white morning. Mr. Simmonds was a very worthy citizen, opinions, stimulated by positive instructions from
of the President, carpenters are busily engaged engagement which took place between 900 govern- Aborigines existing somewhere in the interior of and has left a wife and three children to whom he our State L;egislature, and doubtless still alive to
4ion the Pennsylvania, and in the course of the ment troops under the command of General Cana- the North American Continent, speaking a sort of was ever a kind and affectionate husband and fa- impressions which a recollection of the venerated
week several hundred will be employed, laze, and 600 federalists, commanded by Col. Mi- Welch, which has been fully shown to be fabulous, ther.-Boston Transscript. author of the charter, and of his labours and
guel Acevedo. We saw in the story about the Mawkies and Nick- anxieties in its formation could not fail to produce
Not so bad as he thougIf.--A Broker of this ci- From Canalize, an official dispatch or bulletin ies, a kind of family-likeness to horn gun-flints and ANIMAL MAGNETIsm.--A very interesting case in me, I contributed my voice and vote, all that
ty on saturday, having received in one parcel the appears in the Diario of the 24th-which states clay indigo, and abstained from copying it. of somnambulism occurred yesterday, which ought was in my power, to re-incorporate the Bank. The
.. .... that the federal party had 100 men killed. 228 taken iN. Y. Eve. Post. to be related. One of our neighbors proceeded to Bill passed both Houses of Congress. but metfrom
the Roman Tribune who filled the Executive of-
fice, in whose elevation I had taken an active part,
.L&. Aw"_ e"" esal -4U s rullt 1. -
spirit the democracy of America expected the
wonders of renovation and reform he has since
achieved, a signal and overwhelming VETO.
It so happened, from special and private inci-
dents which I am not disposed to trouble you with,
that my legislative duties to the measure were per-
formed, unflinchingly and faithfully, without in-
volving me in the slightest chagrin or disappoint-
ment at its failure; .without abating one jot of my
attachment to the patriotic chief who inflicted the
coup de grace, and certainly without my imbibing,
even in the most zealous conflicts of debate, the
preposterous and puerile inclination to abandon
the great republican party to which my whole life
was devoted, in order to attach myself to the cause
of a corporation whose being, when contrasted
with the secure action of fundamental principles
throughout the entire structure of government,
was regarded by me as measurably insignificant.
From the moment of the Veto, the enraged
Board. heretofore discreet and plausible, tore off the
mask, stripped itself rapidly of all disguise, and
under the flimsy, pretext of being first assailed, en-
tered. at a bound and with bluster, into the arena
of political strife. The Chief Magistrate of the
country became the mark of its contumely and
vindictive thrusts. Town meetings were convened
to exasperate party. Bank banners were paraded
on every election ground. Official manifestoes,
equally arrogant and inflammatory, were issued.-
Legislation was to be overawed; the citizens in-
timidated, the elective franchise depreciated or
controlled, the country revolutionized! This was
a process of recharter which seemed to prostitute
the powers and to defeat the purpose of the corpo-
ration. It involved practices and pretensions ut-
terly irreconcilable with what were well known
to me to have been the pure objects and democratic
principles of its founders. It gave reality at once
to the vivid pictures drawn in Congress of the am-
bitious tendencies and dangerous influences of
such a monied agent. It threw .me irresistibly
back upon the pledge which, as a republican Sena-
tor I had openly given in that high sphere of rep-
resentative duty, and I witnessed and shared with
pride the manly and vigorous and triumphant re-
sistance by which its usurpations were'encountered
and finally prostrated.
Uncompromising hostility to all banks, is the
the extreme remedy to which the events of a few
years have drawn many of our wisest and most
prudent politicians. I am not prepared for so un-
discriminating a rule. The capacity ofthe people,
in the pursuit of happiness, to devise their own
organs and facilities, should be preserved unabated.
It is their right to be free to act. Experience may
teach us how effectually to regulate them, so as
to secure their advantages and to avoid their mis-
chiefs. But, uncompromising hostility to any
bank which shall start from its prescribed path
and strict subordination, shall venture to mingle
in politics, and shall, covertly or boldly, formally
or informally, gather, exasperate, and lead party
for the attainment of its ends, is, in my estimation,
an imperative obligation upon those who desire to
perpetuate the virtue and freedom which charac-
terize our social and political system. The same
rule is applicable to every creation of organic or
municipal law. Derangement, collision, and de.
struction, can alone follow upon wilful and per-
verse deviations from the legally allotted orbits of
duty. The Judge who perverts the moral inliu-
ence of his station, or blemishes his [ermine with
the stain of faction; the ministerial officer who
warps in the exercise ofhis functions to accommo-
dale his private antipathies or attachments: the
Juror who batters his verdict for a vote; and the
corporation which makes its combination and its
efforts the means of effecting unauthorized or for-
bidden aims; are all dangerous and should all be de-
nounced. Else is the r public at the mercy of its
own instruments; every man entrusted with office
is an unchecked tyrant or corruptionist, and every
corporation a conspiracy with mercenaries already
banded to resist, subvert, or dictate the law.
The people of America can never again incur
the risk of a National Bank. buch an agent may
help to equalize their exchanges, purify their cur-
rency, and facilitate their transfers; but it is better
that these undoubtedly important objects should
be accomplished in a mode less economical, less
certain, and less simple-nay, it is better that they
should not be accomplished at all, than hazard
another fierce struggle for the ascendancy of go-
vernment, of law, and of the popular will, like
that in which they recently conquered. Provi-
dence, among its numerous merciful dispense
tions, ordained this struggle to occur while yet
taken prisoners; among the latter is Acevedo, chief
of thp .mhan mtf;ni(, Anlresa Casteneda, brevet
commandant of the battalion; tumirmkzr-cn -anu.ug,
the company of Taacachi, and a foreigner named
Laprelladi, captain of artillery. The remainder of
their force were entirely routed. The loss on the
part of the government were 3 killed and 6 woun-
The day succeeding this engagement, Acevedo,
Casteneda, Ramirez, and Lapreladi were shot; a
council of war had been held upon the other offi-
cers but the result has not transpired.
Thle commandant of artillery of the federal troops
succeeded in making his escape from Etla and has
arrived in this city. He informs us that the great-
est agitation prevails in the interior of Mexico, oc-
casioned by the revolutionary movement of Oajaca;
disturbances are daily anticipated.
The official accounts from the States, on the
other hand, directed to the general government and
published in the Diario, declare most directly that
the greatest tranquility prevailed throughout.
A considerable number of criminals have been
condemned and executed in Mexico during the
month of July last. Among them we see the
name of a certain Jose Maria Ortega, a grenadier of
the battalion of Mentiilan, charged with homicide
upon the person of a corporal belonging to the
By a 1",,ree of th1 general government, pub-
lished in the official paper of the 17th July, an an-
nual distribuon of $3 upon every thousand dollars
worth of property, has been declared upon all rural
Voluntary donations continue tobe made through-
out all the states of Mexico, to assist the govern-
ment to meet the exigencies growing out of the
war in Texas. We have made a calculation ap-
proximating to the actual amount of subscribers,and
find ten-thousand signatures, but the total sum sub-
scribed is not more than from five to six hundred
dollars. We feel not the slightest astonishment that
no more has been raised, as the highest donations
are not above one dollar, and the greatest number
average less than one bit (121 cents.) When we
consider what little patriotism is exhibited here by
the Mexicans in a cause which they denominated a
national one, we are amazed that they should still
cherish the hope of subjugating Texas. The Tex-
ians received a very different sort of response when
they appealed to their brethren of the United States,
for dollars subscribed by the Mexicans we gave
The Diario of the 24th July informs us that a
pamphlet is circulating in the capital, entitled "The
Ministry made known," said to have been printed
at Oajaca, in Valdes's office, but which was really
printed in Mexico. This document is wholly occu-
pied with censuring the acts of the cabinet. M. Mau-
gino is accused of being the cause of all the trou-
bles and dissensions which have formerly existed.
The Secretary of War, Tornel, is called a coward,
and unworthy of the place which he occupies. This
pamphlet appears to have given great uneasiness to
the ministry, if we may judge from the articles pub-
lished in the official paper against it.
From the official proclamations relative to the
conspirators of the state ate of Oujaca, and the South-
ern province,, and the movements of the federalists
in Mexico, received by the general government, it
appears that numerous arrests have been made since
Ihe battle of Etla.
We have receircd the following account of a
most atrocious deed from credible authority. We
record it with feelings of shame for the race of white
A party of Creek Indians, consisting of eleven
warriors, and about the same number of women and
children, attempted, a short time since, to pass the
Georgia frontier with a view of joining the hostile
Seminoles. They were pursued and intercepted
by a party of Georgians from Lee county, who at-
tacked them and killed nearly all the men. When
it was perceived that both defence and escape were
hopeless,two Indian girls, of about sixteen or seven-
teen years of age, who are described as being of an
interesting appearance, rushed towards an officer of
the party and laid each a hand on his arm in token
of requiring his protection. The officer understood
the sign, which is a common one among the abo-
rigines, and assured them that he would answer for
their safety. Two of the Indian warriors having
escaped, and the officer being obliged to go in pur-
suit of them, he left his prisoners in the care of a
man named Jenkins. During his absence this
wretch took the two girls, tied them together by the
hair of their heads, and deliberately beat out their
brains, while they begged in vain for mercy in their
In the course of the same affair, Jenkins attempt-
his hog pen with i a very
careless manner began to scrape therewith his hog's
.riand ; 3.r iii protndd ".. -m-,,
hollowed its 'back, curled its tail, and in a moment
after fell down into a deep sleep. Several scientific
gentlemen were. immediate called, who pronounced
it a genuine case of somnambulism, brought on by
a large charge of animal magnetism fluid escaping
by means of the conductor from the gentleman to
the hog. While in this state, the gentlemen pre-
sent amused themselves by speaking to the animal.
"Chook, chook, chook?" asked Dr. --, in a very
loud voice, but no answer was illicited. At last the
Magnetizer, in tones scarcely above a whisper, pro-
ceeded to interrogate the somnamble-"Chook,
chook, chook?" to which it immediately replied,
"Grumph, grumph!!" Certainly this is a most ex-
traordinary feat of magnetical skill, and vainly
should we seek a similar one in the records of the
EMIGIATION TO AmrEnCA.-The augmenting
ratio in which our country is to be inundated with
foreign pauperism, may be estimated by the folllow-
ing table, showing the numbers embarked from
1835-16,542, (decrease from alarm of cho-
lera the year before.)
1836-24,065, from January 1st to July 5th.
Foreign Segar Trade of the U. States.-It ap-
pears from a Treasury Report submitted to Con-
gress at the last session, that the whole importation
of Segars from foreign ports, from the first day of
October, 1834, to the 30th of September, 1835, was
no less than seventy six millions seven hundred
and sixty one thousand! of, which seventy five
millions twenty six thousand came from Cuba-the
whole paying duty on the invoice valuation of eight
hundred and thirty-six thousand seven hundred and
forty-three dollars. During the same time the ex-
ports of foreign segars were nine millions six hun-
dred and twenty one thousand, valued at one hun-
dred and nineteen thotisand seven hundred and
sum ot twenty seven thousand dollars, placed It in
_a-drawerin-his-office while -he attended to o her
affairs. Soon after he had occasion to look into
the drawer, and the whole ofthe cash had disap-
peared. The alarm was nimediat.ly given; mes-
sengers were dispatched to the various Banks, that
the notes might be stopped if an attempt should be
made to have them changed, while the Broker
himself, in a state of no little agitation, repaired to
the Mayor's office to invoke the aid of thle police.
Quite a hubbub reigned in the ,money market,' and
rumor had it that half a dozen brokers at least had
been plundered. The mystery, however, soon dis-
appeared, when one of the gentlemen connected
with the establishment came in, and on enquiring
-the cause of the excitement, stated that before going
out he had shifted the money from one drawer to
another for safer keeping, and had forgotten to men-
tion the circumstance. The drawer was opened,
and there lay the 'notes, quietly reposing uncon-
* scious of the turmoil they had caused. The relief
of the Broker, and the amusement of his lately
sympathising friends, may be imagined.
The Convention of democratic delegates of this
county met at Bloomsbury, on Monday, 29th inst.
V. BEST, of Mahoning, was unanimously chosen
Chairman, and William S. Davis, of Derry, Secre-
Two sets of delegates appeared from Sugarloaf
township, the first set instructed to vote for David
Petrikin for Congress, and the second set, for John
M'Reynolds. It appearing that the latter set was
chosen after the township meeting had been regu-
larly adjourned, the former were admitted as the re-
Uponexamining the instructions it appeared
that David Petrikin had six Townships and one
District; and John M'Reynolds had five Townships
and one Distret--the delegates from four townships
being without instructions. Neither of the candi-
dates having a nomination by instructions, the con-
vention proceeded to vote for a Congressman.
At this stage of the proceedings, the Secretary of
the Convention declined acting, whereupon. Isaac
M'Farlan, of Briarcreek, was appointed Secretary.
On the first vote for Congress, David Petrikin,
had 18 votes. John M'Reynolds none, his friends,
fifteen in number, being present, but declining to
David Petrikin, having a majority of the whole
number of Delegates, was declared duly nominated.
Stephen Baldy and John Knorr were appointed
the Congressional conferees, to meet the conferees
of Luzerne county, with instructions to vote for
The nomination of Senator under the new ar-
rangement of the district, was conceded to Schuyl-
The following is the ticket:
Senator-Choice left to Schuylkill.
Assembly-Evan O. Jackson.
Senatorial Delegate-George Smith.
Representative Delegate-Ezra Hayhurst.
Strongresolutions were passed against the re-
charter of the Bank of the United States, and the
conduct of their late Senator, Uzal Hopkins, and
approving of the course of their present represen-
tation in Congress, Hon. A. Beaumont.
Union County.-The Democratic County Con-
vention in Union, have made the following nomi-
For Congress-Abbott Green.
Senatorial Delegate-George Kremer.
Representative Delegate-Dan. Caldwell.
The Secretary of the Treasury publishes the fol-
lowing notice :
i TREASUTr DEPARTMENT,
September I, 1836.
In conformity with the resolution of the Senate,
passed let July, 1836, directing that "during the
ensuing recess of Congress, the Secretary of the
Treasury cause to be published at the commence-
ient of each month, a statement of the amount of
money in the Treasnry subject ob draft, and also the
amount standing to the credit of disbursing officers,"
the undersigned hereby gives public notice that "the
amount of money in the Treasury, subject to draft,"
as shown by the running account of the Treasurer,
reported to this Department on the 31st ultimr.,was
$37,17,996 39, and "the amount standing to the
credit of disbursing officers," as shown by the latest
returns received, was $4,847,926 55.
BIamiNouax.-A place called Birmingham, has
n'" r t- t spr s -Bes~imt
Connecticut, and is, we understand, in an amazing
flourishing condition, there being already five or six
extensive manufactories established there, besides
more than a hundred tenements. It is intended to
be made almost entirely a manufacturing town.
MURnIERRn AnRESTED.-About twelve months
since, John Whitaker was killed in this city by
Merrill and Levi Miller. The former was arrested,
tried and convicted, and is now under sentence of
death in the jail of this city-the latter made his
escape. A month or two since, the Executive of
the State issued a proclamation offering a reward
for his apprehension. On Tuesday last, Constable
Murray received intimation that he was concealed
in the house of a female relative in the suburbs of
the city. He immediately repaired, with his as-
sistants, to the house, rushed up stairs, discovered
the object of their search and secured him before he
could make any resistance, had he intended it. He
is now in the same dungeon with his father, and
will probably be tried at the next Court.-Raleigh
Register, Aug. 30.
.4 Sho-wer of Frogs.-We find an article in a
late number of a French Journal, which mustprove
a bonne bouche for the lovers of the marvellous It
is stated that Professor Pontus of Cahors, has made
a communication to some learned society, which
completely establishes the fact that frogs occasion-
ally descend from the clouds in showers! He says,
that in the summer of 1804, hs was proceeding in
the Diligence from Abby to Thoulouse, when at 4.
o'clock in the afternoon, a dense black cloud sud-
denly appeared in the horizon and soon overspread
the heavens. It was attended with thunder and
lightning, and soon burst on the heads of the hap-
less travellers, w ere not sheltered from its fury.
But what added to the alarm and terror, which were
experienced by some of the passengers, was to be-
hold amidst the heavy shower of rain, multitudes of
small frogs, descending from the clouds. Two
travellers who entered the Diligence at this time, to
screen themselves from the storm, had their cloaks
covered with these amphibious creatures. The whole
road for miles through which the vehicle passed,and
the adjoining fields were literally alive with them.
The smallest were abouhe smallest were about the size of a cubic inch,
and the largest about two cubic"inches, and were
probably from two to three months old. The quan-
tities of these animals were immense; in some places
the road was covered by them them o the depth of several
inches-they being heaped upon one another.-
Thousands were crushed beneath the horses feet,
and the wheels of the carnage!-Boston PMerc.
Diving.-A certain Lorenzo Giordano, of Fiu-
mara, has found the means of remaining for six
hours at a time in tha deepest places at the bottom
of the sea, with the power of walking at the rate of
a mile an hour. For his secret he asks the sole right
of doing this for two years, and the half of what he
finds in his submarine peregrinations.
Americans abroad.-The Boston Post states
that the two mo t clistinguishrd lawyers in London
were born in Boston-viz: Lord Lyndhurst and
Sargent Talfourd, (author of the new popular tra-
gedy of Ion.) The latter, we believe, has two sis-
ters in that city now, while the former has a sister,
the widow of the late Gardiner Green, Esq.
A Western paper says, that a new journal edited
by Sheridan Knowles, has a capital of $3,000,000.
We suspect that honest Sherry would like to see
the rhino.-Boston Post.
The number of candidates examined for admis-
sion to Harvard University is about 60, of whom
about 15 are to enter the Sophomore class.
A dealer in Providenee, R. I. advertises new
box herring," and invites the public to call and
take a bird's eve view" of their alluring sides
streaked with flouting gold."
The Globe of Thursday says: there is not one
syllable of truth in the statement that Mr. Kendall
has an interest in the Globe establishment. He
has not, nor ever had, a dollar's worth of interest in
it. So much for the stereotyped falsehood of the
"Why, this is so short-waisted," said a wag the
other day, as he tried on a new coat, "that I shall
have to get into a chair to put my hands in my
Leaving for consumption and on
hand of that year's importation,
ARsENiC.-M. Schweiger Seidel has invented a
very simple method of ascertaining the presence of
arsenic in food, &c. however small the quantity
may be. We puts a portion of the matter to be
tried, and double its weight of soda, into a little
glass tube; he closes the open extremity of the tube
with blotting paper, and heats the other end with a
taper; the arsenic is sublimated in afew moments,
and adhereto the sides of the tube in the part
which is not heated.
JOHuTSTOWN, N. Y. August the 18.-Mr.- ,
of----, in this county, a soldier of the revolu-
tion and of advanced age, was on his return from
-- in company with a neighbor, he fell from
his wagon and broke his neck. He died almost in-
stantly, breathing but once after being taken from
the ground. He had obtained some two or three
gallons of nuM or WHISKE at ---and on his
way home drank freely until he became stupified,
and when within a short distance of the latter place,
the sad catastrophe happened. His wife, when his
dead body was brought into the house, and she in-
formed of what had taken place, remained in her
bed, and the first question she asked was where
is the RUM?" No such enquiry, as how or when
the melancholy event had happened? No! But
where is the jug of tum?"---Johnstown Ban-
.l Remarkable Mlurder.-Some little time after
this, I saw three women buried alive for drowning
their husbands; they had, it seems, crossed the Mos-
co in a boat, all three together, in search of their
husbands, whom they found all drunk in a public
house, and endeavoring to persuade them to go
home, were severely beaten by them; however, by
the assistance of some other people, they got them
at last into the boat, where they fell asleep; the
wives, to be revenged on their husbands for beating
them, when the boat had reached the middle of the
river, threw them one after another into the river,
and after they had drowned them, they came ashore
very unconcerned. The matter immediately came
to light; they were seized, tried condemned, and or-
dered to be put under ground up to their necks,
there to remain till they died; two of them lived
ten, and the other eleven days; they spoke the first
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