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VOL. VI. PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 31, 1837.
A WEEK $5 00-WEEKLY $2 00-Half-yearly in Advance.
earagesare paid, unless at the option of the Publishers.
Via ,New Castle and Frenchtown Rail-Road.
MORNING AND Nooe Linz.
T HE Steamboat ROBERT MORRIS, Capt. Doug
lass, departs from Chesnut street wharf every
morning at 7 o'clock.
Passengers hy this Boat will arrive in Baltimore at
an early hour to dine, and always in time for the early
afternoon cars for Washington.
The steamboat OHIO, Capt. Jeffries, departs from
the same wharf, at 1 o'clock, P. M. immediately after
the arrival of the New York Morning Boat, arriving
at Baltimore at an early hour in the evening.
S The Rail Road from New Castle to Frenchtown
being only 16 miles,and one of the best in the United
States, the ride across the Peninsula becomes a safe,
pleasant, and agreeable one.
Passage to Baltimore, Four Dollars-To Chester
and New Castle, 25 cents.
All Baggage at the risk of its owner.
Freight for Baltimore despatched twice a day by
this line. All goods delivered at the wharf before 12
o'clock, will be forwarded to Baltimore by the noon
boat, and will arrive in Baltimore by2 o'clock,P. M.
the following day. N. DAVIDSON, Agent.
Passengers for Norfolk and Richmond.
CITIZENS UNION LINE
Passengers for the Norfolk Boat from
16 W00a Baltimore, will depart from hence in
the Morning Boat of this Line, from
Chesnut street wharf ever Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, at 7 o'clock, A. M. and will certainly be put
on board the Norfolk Boat, leaving Baltimore the
same day, at 1 o'clock.
This is the only Boat by which passengers can se-
cure a connection with the Norfolk Boat of the same
day. N. DAVIDSON,
sep 22-d tf Agent.
NEW RAIL-ROAD LINE
TlHE PhiladelphiaWilmington and Baltimore Rail
l. Road is now in full and active operation, and
leaves the Drawbridge wharf, foot of Dock street,
every day at 7j o'clock, A. M. for Baltimore. Pas-
sengers will breakfast on board the steamboat Tele-
graph at 8 o'clock.
The Line leaves the Baltimore and Ohio Depot, on
Pratt street, (Baltimore,) every morning at 7 o'clock.
CAMDEN & AMBOY RAIL ROAD LINES
FOR NEW YORK.
.At 6 and 9 o'clock, A. M.
' oN and after Saturday, the 13th instant, passengers
will take the steamboat New Philadelphia,Cap-
tain D. S. Craven, foot of Chesnut Street Wharf, daily,
(Sundays excepted) at6 o'clock,A. M. for Bordentown,
thence to South Amboy in the Company's Cars, and
thence to New York by Steamboat, arriving early in
Wr No Forward Deck passengers taken in this
Fare to New York, $3 00
t Breakfast 50 cents-Dinner 75 cents.
9 O'CLOCK LINE, VIA CAMDEN,
On and after Saturday, the 13th instant.
Passengers in this Line must previously secure their
Seats at the Company's Office foot of Chesnut street.
The Line will leave Chesnut St. Wharf at 9 o'-
cloak, A. M. precisely, for Camden, thence to Amboy,
by the Cars, and thence to New York, by Steamboat.
Regular Line, passage $3 00-Forward Deck, V2 25.
Fare to Princeton, $2 00
do Freehold, 2 00
do New Brunswick, 2 50
WM. J. WATSON, Agent.
W # All baggage, at the risk of its owner.
For Burlington, Bristol, and
Swm The steamboat BURLINGTON, Cap-
E g tain D. Martin, will leave Philadelphia
"- "== 'from Chesnut street wharf, on Satur-
days, at 2 o'clock, P. M. commencing on the 21st inst.
on all other days (Sundays excepted) at 1 o'clock, P.
D4. Returning, will leave Bordentown at half-past 6
e'cloe, A. M. neat morning. Fare b sents. .
oct 20-dtf WVM. J. WATSON, Agent
jl >M 'The splendid new steamboat TELE-
eGRAPH, Capt. W. Whilden, jr. leaves
4 "---"the NEW STEAMBOAT WHARF,
root of Dock street, every morning at SEVEN o'clock.
Returning, leaves Wilmington immediately on the ar
rival of the cars from Baltimore, about 10 o'clock, A.
M. Fare 75 cts.
Fare to Chester or Marcus Hook, 50 cents.
All baggage at the risk of its owner.
Breakfast provided on board.
Fare on Sunday to Wilmington and back, $1,00.
do do Chester or Marcus Hook and
back, 75 cents, jy 31-dtf
.f A COACH will leave D.
1= 99 p Brown's Nassau Hall Hotel,
"^ ,^ ^ days excepted,) at 8 o'clock,for
11-11111 lNEW YORK, via Camden and
Amboy Rail-Road, and arrive in the city at 2j P. hM.
Returning,will leave NewYork at7o'clock, by Steam-
Doat and Rail-Road, and arrive in Princeton at 1 o'-
clock,f.M. Fare $1 00.
A Coach will leave the above Hotel every morning
at 11i o'clock for Philadelphia, via Philadelphia and
Trenton Rail-Road, and arrive in the city at 4 o'clock,
Pl M. Returning, will leave Philadelphia at 1 o'-
clock, P. M., and arrive in Princeton at 5 o'clock.-
Fare 1. 50.
W Seats taken at D. Brown's Nassau Hall Stage
From Trenton for Princeton, at Snowden's, Trenton
House, or the Philadelphia and Trenton Rail-Road Of-
fice. D. BROWN, Proprietor.
Princeton, January 4,1837. jan 7-dtf
UNITED sTIATE8 MAIL LINE
Through Trenton, Princeton, New Brunswick, Rahunway,
and Newark, to New York,
" EAVES the Mail Coach Office, No. 31 south 3d
street, every evening at 9 o'clock, and arrives in
ew York the next morning at 9 o'clock.
Passengers wishing to go this route will please se-
cure their seats early, as the number is limited.
EXTRA LINE FOR NEW YORK,
Via the Trenton Rail Road.
Passengers can take the Trenton Rail Road Carsn,
which will leave the corner of 3d and Willow streets,
at 7 o'clock, A. M., and on their arrival at Trenton,
Coaches will be in readiness to convey them on imme-
diately to New Brunswick, thence by New Jersey
Rail Road, arriving in New York that afternoon, by
6 o'clock. Z. B. J. GRISWOLD, Agent,
No. 31 south 3d street, near Chesnut.
PHILADELPHIA & TRENTON
HOURS OF STARTING CHANGED.
-t~l B On and after Monday nont,the
T..J.16 l~th imst the Cars of rthe P1hila-
CHANGE OF HOUR.
THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET LINE,
State Express and Pioneer,
tJ.hc 1*aves the West Chester
.L104 fouse, Race and Broad streets,
R- --W- ^ every morning at 8 o'clock, via
Lancaster and Harrisburg Rail Road. Through in
Freight and Passenger Line leaves same depot,
at 10 o'clock, A. M. Through in 4 days.
Office-N.E. corner of Fourth and Chesnut. Seats
can be secured at No. 51 Chesnutstreet; No. 200 Mar-
ket; N. E. corner of 3d and Willow streets, and De-
pot. oct 2-dtf
PIONEER FAST PACKET LINE "
THROUGH IN THREE AND A HALF DAYS,
n ft Starts Every Morning at SIX
s.gf II O'CLOCK, via the Philadelphia
w-T-Lnd Harrisburg Rail-Roads and
Pennsylvania Canal The above Line leaves the West
Chester House, corner of Broad and Race streets, by
entirely new eight wheel Cars, and Boats of the very
Travellers may rest assured that the accommodations
of the Pioneer Line, are equal in all respects, if not
superior, to those of any other Line.
OFFICE-N. E. corner of 4th and Chesuut.
0r For Seats apply as above; at No. 200 Market
street; N. E. corner ofThird and Willow; and No. 31
south 3d st. A. B. CUMMINGS, Agent.
N. B.-This Line connects with the Mail Steam
Packet Line from Pittsburg to Louisville.
PILOT TRANSPORTATION LINE
Via Union and Pennsylvania Canals and Portage
SS l Goods will be'received and
_B forwarded to Pittsburg by the
4 6ai -WWabove Line in as short time, and
at as low freight, as by any other line. Be particular
in directing goods intended for this line, to the large
Receiving Wharehouse in Willow street, below Third
street., BOLTON & CO. Agents,
mar 29-dtf Philadelphia.
LEECH 4- CO.'S PACKET LINE FROM
Philadelphia to Pittsburg,
Via Pennsylvania Rail-Roads and Canal,
aS9 *l Departs daily at 11 o'clock, A.
f[li^ LM. from the corner of Broad and
QI~, i' ^'Vine streets, via Columbia Rail-
Road, where they arrive at 6 o'clock, P. M. same day,
and depart immediately forHolhlidaysburg in the pack-
ets, there cross the Portage Rail-Road td Johnstown,
from thence, via canal, to Pittsburg.
The Boats and Cars, during the winter, have been
refitted, and are now in complete order; the cars have
all been placed upon 8 wheels to insure safety. The
boats being large and commodious, afford every ac-
commodation for the comfort and convenience of fa-
milies travelling west; also, that persons can have
their extra baggage on the same' boat with them-
lr- Passage by this Line lower than by any other
Leech 4 Co. also run q daily line of Freight Roats
to Pittsburg, for the accommodation of Ernigrants,&c.
in which families provide for themselves. Fare, less
than by the packet boats.
The above lines connect with a daily line of steam-
boats at Pittsburg, running to Cincinnati, Louisville,
Nashville, St. Louis, Marion City, Jacksonville, Al-
ton, and New Orleans.
For passage, apply at the Office. 51 Chesnut street;
or at the corner of Chesnut and Water sts.
ap 17-dtf JOHN CAMERON, Agent.
Musical Instruments. ,
T HE subscriber has received per late arrivals, an
additional and fresh stock of MUSICAL IN-
STRUMENTS, to which he invites the attention of
purchasers. His stock, now embracing every reason-
able variety ot articles in the Musical line, and al-
most every degree dT quality of the same article, pre-
sents to the purchaser a fair opportunity of being suit-
ed as well in price as in taste. The following might
be particularly mentioned, viz:
VIOLINS in great variety, some of them of most
superior workmanship, elegant appearance and DE-
LIGHTFUL TONE, well worthy the attention of
those who wish a goed instrument at a reasonable
price; VIOLIN BOWS, FLUTES, at all prices; also,
CLARINETS, FLAGEOLETS, FRENCH HORNS,
TRUMPETS, plain and with keys, KENT BUGLES,
Also, just received, fine ITALIAN STRINGS,
which will stand the test.
Best English Piano Forte Wire.
ftr Pianos most accurately tuned-Music bound-
Instruments of every kind repaired in a neat and sub-
stanutal manner. A. JUHAN,
my 26-dif 86 N. 2d at. between Arch & Race.
Patent Piano Fortes.
THOMAS C. LOUD, No. 306 Chesnut street, (op-
posite Girard Row,) manufactures and has for
sale, at his Piano Forte and Music Store, Thomas
Loud's newly invented Patent Grand Action Piano
Fortes, with front regulation, including the classes of
his Patent Braced Detached Metallic Plate Piano
Fortes, and his improved Patent Compensation Tube
Piano Fortes, with Metallic Supporting Brace.
The Patent Grand Action, as introduced into these
Piano Fortes, possesses the important improvement of
front regulation,without the use of the inclined plane
method of relieving the hammer, common in English
grand action,'and consequently without the dull and
shlggish effect of touch attendant upon such a motion.
The tones produced nre very full and prompt,and are
capable of every variation of power to the most deli-
cate-the touch is light and free, and the action is of
the most durable character, with metallic centres in
all its parts.
The Patent Detached Metallic Plate Is an improve.
ment that adds considerably to the volume and purity
of the tone, and is of immense strength; and by itis
arrangement relieves the case or wood work of the
Piano Forte from most of the strain from the tension
of the strings.
HThe Patent Compensation Tube Piano Forte,as now
improved.with four tubes,and the metallic supporting
braces considered the most perfect support known in
Piano Fortes. In this arrangement, the whole of the
tension of the strings is thrown on the compensation
tubes, and divested from any supportderived from the
case, the tubes being fully ample for all the purposes
of support; while from the lightness and disconnexion
with the vibratory parts of the instrument, the tone
remains uninjured and free. And as the tubes, from
their being made of the same metal as the strings, are
acted upon by the same changes of heat and cold,and
expand and contract w th them,.they yield a compen-
sating support, and are suited for every variation of
climate, retaining the pitch and tune of the strings in
an extraordinary degree.
THOMAS C. LOUD respectfully informs the pub-
lic that his manufactory is entirely under the direction
of his father, THOMAS LOUD, whose reputation as
a practical Piano Forte maker, has been favorably
known for many years past.
Piano Fortes of very description made to order.
Piano Fortes tuned and repaired, oct I8--dtf
TO be sold, a good toned PIANO FORTE, made by
SClementi, of London, in mahogany case, turned
legs and pedal, additional keys.&c. Price $65. Any
person n anting a piano forte to do service, will find
this worth their attention. To be viewed at
185 south 2d street,
oct 13-dtf A few doors below Spruce.
CHEAPER, PRETTIER, AND BETTER
THAN ANY IN THE CITY.
The new fashion HAT introduced by
No. 57 North Eighth Street:
(Near Arch, corner of Shriver's Court.)
Entrance both from Shriver's Court and 8th st.
Ir R. HUET'S Medical House, for the relief(espcially
Sof rheumatic pains, secret disease, or consumption.
he Dr. may be consulted trom morning till 11 o'cloeh
N. B.-Patients are received on board at this establish.
Philadelphia., Dec. 15, 183a.
I do hereby certify, that I was afflicted with a malignant
disease for a long time, and I have tried a great many kinds
of medicines, but ot no use. I have tried a great many
Doctors, but none could do me any good until I heard of
the celebrated Dr. HUET. I went to him-he found me in
a very bad state, but he undertook to cure me oB the most
reasonable terms--o I went under his care. He gave me
some of his medicine, and in a little time I began to e-
cover, and in three weeks I wis perfectly cured. i there-
fore can recommend all those afflicted with the same dis-
ease to the candor and superior knowledge of Dr HURT,
No. S7 north Eighth st. ISAAC MELL!N,
Philadelphia, March 3, 1836.
To DR. HURT--
Dear Sir: I return you my sincere thanks for your valu-
able medicine and speedy cure you have made of me. I
had the misfortune to be afflicted with a disease called Oo-
norrhcea. and not understanding it I applied to a Doctor,
who agreed to cure me in a short time, and I paid him his
charge. I remained under his treatment tfor the space of
three months, anei I taund no relief by him. I then left
him and applies to a celebrated Doctor-he attended me
or two months and more; I found no relief. I then ap-
plied to three other Doctors, but all in vain; I then gave
up all hopes of ever getting cured. One day I saw Dr.
Huet's advertisement; I then thought proper to try him-I
was then at my worst state. In lebs than two weeks I tell
a great deal better, and in two weeks more I felt myself
quite recovered; I gained new strength and fine appetite.
and was able to attend to my business. I would advise all
who suffer under this disease to lose no time to apply te
him,who can relieve them. I return him my sincere thanks.
I rmeain your humble servant,
HENRY BULLUCK, in Green street,
No. 13 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 1 paid him his charge and remain-
ed underhis treatment for the space of three months, atnd
found no relief. I then lett hih, and applied to another
Doctor, and was under his care for six months, and still
getting worse I was forced to go to the Hospital, and there
remained for a long time, and got no relief; but fortunate-
ly one of Dr. Huet's books fell into my hands; I read it,
sad was inclIned to try him; but my money being run out,
I left the Hostital in a sate of despair, and went to him
and stated:my ease- he took me in hand to 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 three weeks was
entirely well and any one applying te you, and being
doubtful of te same, can call on me, and I will satisfy
them. JOHN MORTIMER.
:3Dr. Huet will give my direction.
Cordwainers Look Here.
WILLIAM ADA1R begs leave to inform his
friends and the Cordwainers (of both branches)
generally,that he has taken the STORE, No. 70 Ship-
pen street, formerly occupied by JAMEs DEALY, where
hlie intends keeping on hand a general assortment of
SHOE FINDINGS, and all other articles in that line
of business, and hopes, by strict attention, and a de-
sire) to accommodate all who may favor him with
their custom, to merit a share of the patronage of the
craft. sep 2-d3m
T HE Ordinances of Southwark having directed
that a fine of FIVE DOLLARS be imposed
upon all persons who shall, unauthorized, open any
of the fire plugs of the District, and a like penalty of
FIVE DOLLARS upon all persons entrusted with
spanners of the fire plugs, whn shall neglect or refuse
to shut the same; and the public property having sus-
tained much injury by the frequent violations of the
said Ordinances-Notice is therefore hereby given to
all persons, that the Ordinance in relation to the dis-
tribution of Schuylkill water and the fire plugs of the
District, will be henceforward rigidly enforced.
sep 30-d4w Superintendent of Southwark.t
iNew Finding Store.
B REECE & CO. Manufacturers of SHOEMAKER
TooLs, No. 100 North 2d street, below Race,
where can be had Lasts, Boot.trees, and Shoe Find-
ings of every description, cheap for cash.
Cordwainers will find it to their advantage by call-
ing at the above place.
N. B.-KIT, of all descriptions, made to order with-
ut extra charge, oct 10-d3m
Good Shaving Soap.
G ENTLEMEN wishing a good article for Shaving,
are requested to try the Vegetable Shaving
Soap," prepared by the subscriber. It has given the
utmost satisfaction to all who have used it-it is com-
posed in neat round cakes to fit the shaving box, or
can be used without a box by those who prefer ma-
king the lather upon the face. Price 25 cents per
cake. For sale only by JAMES t(j.LENN.
33 south 8th, one door above Chesnut st.
Duchess de la Valliere.
BULWER'S new Plpy of the Duchess de la Val-
liere,just received and for sale by
Library and Dramatic Repository, No. 16 south 7th at.
Rooms to Lets
WTITH or without Board, pleasandty situated for
V a gentleman and his wife. Address A. A. L.,
Box 425 Post Office. oct 19-dtf
Gold Scales and Weights.
S The public are respectfully in.
Formed that Scales ofevery descrip-
Stion can be had at the subscriber's
Z Manuifactory, No. 262 Market street,
Three doors below 8th street, south
side, where a constant supply can
always be found, of the following description, viz-
Scales for Banks, -
Do. Grocers, &c. &c.
Also, a very convenient Pocket Scale, for the pur,
pose of detecting with accuracy the counterfeit coins
-much better han those at present offered to the
T HE following Case is perhaps the most extraor-
S dinary upon record of a cure of Pulmonary Con-
sumption; yet such is the almost uniform effect of Dr.
H. H. HIGBEE'S REMEDY FOR PULMONARY
DISEASES in Consumption, Asthma, 4-c. 4-c.
New Hanover, Burlington Co., N J.
August 10th, 1835.
I dohereby certify that I have been for many years
afflicted with cough and pain in my breast, attended
with expectoration of large quantities of blood and
matter from my lungs, and I finally became so bad as
to be confined to my bed. I had hectic fever with
night sweats, diarrhea, great emaciation, constant
cough; and every one who saw me-believed that I was
in the last stage of consumption, and had no expecta-
tion that I would be any better. 1 was amended by
Dr. H. H. HIGBEE, andti through the medicine pre-
pared and presented by him, I was restored to health
from my apparently desperate situation, and have
since had no return of the pulmonary symptoms.
January 30th, 1837.
I, Lydia Haviland, the person above named, at this
date still continue free from my former disease. I
now reside in Wright's town, Burlinrgton county,New
Jersey, and am ready to answer any inquiries which
may be made concerning my former disease, and Dr.
Higbee's medicine, which cured me.
General Agents for Philadelphia, STOKES 4-
BROW N, Tailors, No. 296 Market street, 3 door be-
low 9th at. oct 11-dly
Schuylkill Coal for, Sale,
3Y JOHN MIDDLETON, Jr., at No. 21 North
Sixth street, one door above Commerce street
Salem, Broad Mountain, Red and White Ash COAL,
of a very superior quality, at the following prices;
Broken Screened. at ner ton. '- t70
ANNUITY AND TRU4T COMPANY OF
T r HE Girard Life Insurance Annuity and Tr'st
J- Company of Philadelphia, incorporated by the
Legislature of Pennsylvania with a
Capital of $300,000,
t CHARTER PERPETUAL,
Office, 159 Chesnut st.
SEffect Insurances on Lives, grant Annuites and En-
dowments, and make contracts generally into which
the contingency of life enters, upon the most rea-
The Company will insure in future on the following
terms, which are as low as those of any Office in the
Rates for Insuring $100 on a single life:
Age. For 1 year. For 7 years. Whole Life.
0- 4 annually, annually.
20 $091 $0 95 $1 77
125 1 00 1 12 2 04
30 131 136 236
35 1 36 1 53 275
40 1 69 1 83 3 20
45 1 91 1 96 3 73
50 1 96 2 09 4 60
'55 232 321 578
The Company accept Trusts of Estates and Proper-
ty, real and personal, and execute them in accordance
with the wishes of the party; and also receive Depo-
sites of money on interest in one sum, or in such sums,
weekly,, monthly, or at other periods of time, as may
suit the convenience of the depositemr.
Further information .a 'rnspeotus may be had at
toe office of the Company.I
B. W.ARICHIARDS, Pres't.
JOHN F. JAMES, Actuary.
GEO. W. ASH, Treasurer. mar 9-dtf
Life Insurances-J-New Rate oj PremiumV.
THE PENNSYLVANIA COMPANY
For Insurances on Lives and
HJ.AVE adopted rates of premiums on Life Insu-
J.U rances greatly below former rates, aad will now
insure as follows, viz: .
Rates for insuring 100 Dollars,
For 1 year. For 7 years. Whole Life
per annum, per annum
At the age of 20 years, 92 cts. 98 ciM. 175 cts.
25 112 120 205
30 132 145" 238"
35 153" 170 j276
40 178 195 321
45 205" "227 384
50 249 282 468"
fLApply at the office of the Company, No. 72 south 3d
street. HYMAN GRATZ, President.
mar 6-dtf SEARS C. WALKER, Actuary.M
MECHANICS' & Ti DESMENS'
Loan Conmpany of 1Pennsylvanla
Capital 500,00o0 ollar8.
IN CORPORATE BY T)E STATE OF
PEJB vSYL VJlNIA.
OFFICE NO. 16 SOUTH SIXTH STREET.
ITHIS Company being now in active business, are
ready to advance money on deposit of all kinds
of collateral security, in suaw to suit the necessities of
The Company are destrq.otf calling the attention of
the community to this Instfitution, and give notice that
they are prepared to loan on entire invoices, as well as
on smaller deposits.
They will receive money on deposit, and allow the
usual rate of interest on the same.
They also receive daily deposits, to be drawn at
the pleasure of the depositor, on which no interest
is allowed. The office hours are from 9 o'clock, A. M.
till 3 o'clock, P. M. except on Saturday, when the ,of-
fice is open till 5 P.M.
jBy order of the Board.
J. LOGAJN SMITH, Cashier.
Fire Insurance Co.
OF THE COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Capital authorized by Law, 400,000 dollars.
M AKE both limited aad perpetual insurances on
brick, stone, or frame buildings, vessels in port,
stores, hotels, mills, barns. stables, carpenter shops, lumber
yards, merehandize, furniture &ad property of every de.
scriptien, and in any part of the United states, against
loss or damage by fire.
Applications, either personal oby letter at the Office
of the Company, S. W. corner of Sixth and Wood streets
will be decided upon without any delay.
oct I-d;f SAMUEL HART. See'y,
The Highest Rate of'Interest,
SIX PER CENT. PER ANN. PXID QUARTERLY,
Compound Interest carrie#t the credit of the Depo-
sitor every *aree months,
MIJMU.IL LJIBOR BR.K,
SIX PER CENT. SAVING FUND,
North-East corner of Second and Race sts.
INSTITUrTED FEBRUARt 2n, 1836.
Secured in Trust by Judgment confessed on Real Estate,
and Publicly Recorded-according to the following
On the llth day ol May, 1836, a Bond and Judgment,
commencing from 2d February last, was filed in the District
Court for FItVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, as
Security for all the responsibilities of Banking and Saving
Fund Depouites incurred by Dr. Thomas W. Dyott, otf the
City of Philadelphia.
Copy from the Endorsement on the Bond.
"Entered in the Office of the District Court for the city
and county of Philadelphia, and Warrant of Attorney filed
May 1836. Pro Prothonoary,
(Signed) M. COATS.
Trustee and Bond Holder
The MANUAL'LABOR BANK and SAVING FUND has
been established bythe Proprietor, in order to afford
a Safe Depository for the Savings of Labor, and the
Surplus of Incomes, under an ample security of his
Estate, at the full rate of legal interest-a security
which he believes no other institution possesses-and
a rate of Interest which he is certain is not paid by
any other. His motive for this, is to give to the meri-
torious working man the full legal interest which he ought
always to obtain for his savings; and the individual re-
sponsibility of the proprietor, affords a guarantee, that
he will accept no more on Deposite than his interest
calls for, on the single principle of his liability; and
which so effectually guards and protects the common
safety of all the Depositors, by restricting the amount
to be received, to the security pledged of 500,000 Dol-
1,.. Deposits received every day until nine o'clock,
** Pamphlets containing terms and exposition of
this establishment, to be had gratis at the Banking
House. T. W. DYOTT, Banker.
STEPHEN SIMPSON, Cashier. my 24-eodtf
Balls, Parlies, &c.
T HE public generally are respectfully informed,
that they can be accommodated wit4 Circulars,
Tickets, -c. for Balls, Suppers, and all kinds of Plea-
sure Parties, on Embossed, Gilt-edge, and Fancy Pa-
pers; and Plain, Polished, Fancy, and Colored Cards,
in Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Inks, at the Plain and Or-
namental Printing Office of
T. N. & G. V. TOWN,
No. 48 S. 3d street, 5th door below Chesnut,
WVest side, Philadelphia,
Where all are invited to call and examine a variety
N. B.-Engraving and Copperplate Printing.
sep -27-dIf ,I
Britannia & Block Tin
A VERY VALUABLE
SqUARE OF GROUND,
On Baltimore street, in the City of Baltimore.
By virtue of a Decree of Baltimore County Court, sit-
ting as a Court of Chancery, the undersigned, as
Trustees, offer at private sale-
I That SPLENDID LOT AND IMPROVE-
MENTS, called "Washington Hall," extending
on Baltimore or Market street 51 feet, thence south
through to Plowman street 116 feet, binding on Plow-
matn street 51 feet, and thence by a straight line to
Baltimore street, the place of beginning; the founda-
tion walls are of stone three feet thick, forming a base-
ment room or CELLAR with a brick floor; above the
cellar and under the Hall, are three STORazS on Balti-
more street, 55 feet in depth, all rented to good te-
nants; there are four Spacious Rooms in the rear of
the stores, under the Hall, very commodiously arran-
ged, with a double entrance to them from the front.
One of these rooms is occupied as a Female Seminary.
WASHINGTON HALL, which is above them, is of
brick, the walls are 18 inches thick, room 48 feet by
S113 feet, in the clear; and calculated to accommodate
1500 persons; now occupied as an assembly Room; the
ceiling of the room is 20 feet high, with a sliding par-
tition in the centre of the Hall for dividing it into two
rooms, if occasion should require; the floors are laid
on a double set of yellow pine joists, with steel springs
of the most durable construction. The entrance on
the west side of this building is by a piazza 4J feet
wide and 116 feet in length, with a tinned roof-pro-
bably there is no public hall in this country that ex-
ceeds this in size, beauty and convenience. The en-
tire income from this building per annum is $3,200,
including the Hall, Cellar, and three Stores on Balti-
2. Also, that LOT and three story STORE AND
DWELLING. No. 7 East Baltimore street, adjoining
Washington Hall on the east side, fronting on Balti-
more street 15 feet 3 inches, extending south 46 feet
6 inches, west 15 feet 3 inches, thence north 46 feet
6 inches'to Baltimore street, the place of beginning;
this Store and Dwelling is now rented for $450 per
3. That LOT and three story STORE AND DWEL-
LING, No. 9 Baltimore street, adjoining the above,
extending on said street 15 feet 3 inches, then south
60 feet, including the yard with the privilege of a 4
feet alley, binding on said alley and extending west
12 feet 3 inches, thence north 18 feet,then west 3 feet,
then north 42 feet to Baltimore street, the place of be-
ginning; this Store and Dwelling is now rented for
$400 per annum.
4. That LOT and three story STORE AND DWEL-
LING, No. 11 Baltimore st.,adjoining the above,front-
ing on Baltir.ore street 15 feet 3 inches, and extend-
ing south 60 feet, including a paved yard with the
privilege of a 4 feet alley, binding on said alley 17
feet west, then north 60 feet to Baltimore street, the
place of beginning; this Store and Dwelling is now
rented for $400 per annum.
5. That LOT and three story STORE AND
DWELLING, adjoining the above, No 13 BaIt. st.,
and forming the south west corner of Front and Bal-
timore sts., binding on Baltimore street 15 feet 3 in-
ches, and extending on Front st. 60 feet, including a
paved yard. to a four feet alley, binding on said alley ]
and extending west nineteen feet,-from thence ex-.
tending 60 feet to Baltimore street, the place of be-
ginning. This property has an entrance to the dwell-
ing on Front street, and is now renting for $400 per
annum, but there are several applications for this
Store and Dwelling at $450 per annum, at the expira-
tion of the current year.
All of the above improvements are new, having i
been built in 1836, of the best materials, and are of
the most substantial and finished workmanship, at
measurement prices;-the cellars are dry, the roofs
of the 4 dwellings are substantially tinned. There
ire on this square of ground 2 stone sewers, commu-
nicatinag with Jones' Falls, which receive the con-
tents ofthe privies and waste water of the yards,con-
sequently all expense usually attending these domes-
tic conveniences is avoided.
6. That LOT and improvements called the "GREEN
STORES," situated on the same square with the a-
bove buildings, and forming the north west corner of
Plowman and Front sts,,hinding on Plowman st. west
15 feet, thence north 45 feet to a four feet alley, ex. 1
tending east on said alley to Front st, fronting on and
extending on Front st. 45 feet, to the place of begin-.
ling. This brick building is divided into THREE
STORES, which are not yet rented; having been fi. t
nished only a few weeks. It is believed that $150
or each would be a low rent, and that tenants could (
be readily obtained.-The second story of these
buildings is fitted up for an Academy, and will ac-
commodite 300 pupils, and is leased for $150 per an-
The whole of the foregoing properiy,'built of brick, 1
constitutes a SQU.ARE, situate in the centre ofthe city,
bounded by Baltimore or Market street, Front and
Plowman streets, and Jones' Falls, and all the im-
provements on the square (except the last mentioned) '
frontt on Market street,the greatest thoroughfare in the 6
Within the last few months six large and commodi-
us warehouses have been erected in the immediate '
!icinity of this property, and other improvements are (
This property, so far as now tenanted, produces up-
yards of $5,000,and when the residue shall be leased
probably will yield $6,000 per annum.
It is confidently believed that this property can- s
rot fail to attract the attention ot Capitalists and t
companies, as it offers one of the most advantage. I
us investments in the city of Baltimore, at the sum f
hat the Trustees will be authorized to accept for the s
ame, and looking either at its present or prospective F
It may be purchased in fee simple, clear of incum- F
prances, or subject to a ground rent o( $1100, which t
an at any time be bought out at 6 per cent.
The terms of sale prescribed by the decree,are one-
burth cash and the residue in equal instalments, at 6, 1
,and 12 months from the day of sale,to be secured by
rotes with approved endorsers and bearing interest, a
'roposals for the purchase of the above property will s
re received by either of the undersigned at their offi I
es in the city of Baltimore.
CHARLES F. MAYER,
ROBT. PURVIANCE, Jun'r.
oct 18-2aw3w Trustees.
Valuable Real Estate
AT PRIVATE SALE.
THE subscribe( offers for sale his tract of land,
lying in Anne Arundel county, Maryland. It con-
tains nine hundred and thirty-seven acres, more or
less, and is most advantageously situated, being boun-
ded, for nearly three miles, by ihe Patapsco river and
Rock creek,and thirteen miles below Baltimore;there-
by affording numerous and excellent landings, and a
convenient and ready market for its produce. About
three hundred and fifty acres are cleared; the remain-
der is heavily timbered.
7 There are four tenements upon this tract, and
il, six never failing springs, at convenient distan-
ces. Arhe soil is well adapted to the growth of rye,
oats, corn, tobacco and fruits of every description, as
the present crops will testify. It offers very great in
ducements to the cultivation of peaches especially, as
the land is high, has a southern exposure, and is 'not
subject to severe frosts.
The subscriber is assured that a small investment
in fruit tree,, would yield, on this land, a yearly in-
come of $1000 or $1500. Besides these advantages,
there are now on the land more than 20,000 cords of
hickory, oak, pine and chesnut wood, which being so
contiguous to market, is worth $1,25 per cord, clear of
Those wishing to purchase are requested to exam-
ine for themselves. For further information, apply to
me at Frederick City, Md.
oct 18-w6t CHARLES S. HAMMOND.
Efectual extirpation of every species and symptom of the
Vmiprm ,.J Si. ..and um t t.a. ..e dunrdm-f.nia .. -
Chain Cable Iron.
NAV" COMMISSIONERS' OFFIcE,Z
20th October, 1837. S
PROPOSALS, sealed and endorsed "Proposals
for Chain Cable Iron," will be received at this
office until three o'clock, P. m., of the 6th day of
November next, for furnishing and delivering at
the Navy Yard, Washington, D. C., the following
quantities and descriptions of Iron for Chain Ca-
4050 links 2 inches diameter and 28 inclies
each in length.
75 end links 21 inches diameter and 30 inches
each in length.
4 anchor shackles.
3 inboard shackles.
30 connecting shackles.
4 feet 6 inches of 4 by 31 in. oval pin iron.
21 feet of 31 by 21 inches oval pin iron.
Models and drawings showing the shapes and
dimensions of the iron required for shackles, swiv-
els, boxes, and pin iron, and any other information,
will be furnished by the commanding officer of the
Navy Yard, Washington.
All the said iron must be of American manufac-
ture, without any admixture of foreign iron-must
be of the best quality and hammered from blooms.
To be first hammered four inches wide and one
inch thick, then cut and piled four inches thick,
then drawn under the hammer to near the sizes,
and then rolled to the sizes required. The links
to be cut on the flat side of the bars, in order that
they may be turned edgeways.
The shackles, swivels, and box-pieces to be
drawn to pattern from double refined iron; the pin
iron to be manufactured with the links, and in the
same manner; little or no sand to be used in manu-
facturing the iron.
The whole of the said iron to be free from flaws,
raw and fagged ends, and all other defects; and
must be delivered in straight lengths. On delivery,
it will be inspected, tested and proved under the
instructions of the commanding officer of the Navy
Yard, Washington, to determine whether it is.all
of proper quality, and corresponds in all other re-
spects to the terms, stipulations, and conditions of
the contract to be made, and must be in all respects
perfectly satisfactory to him, or it will not be receiv-
All the said iron must be delivered on o0 before
the 31st December next.
Ten per centum will be withheld from the
amount of each payment on account of the con-
tract to be made as collateral security, (in addition
to a bond in the amount of one-third of the amount
of the contract, to be given to secure its perfor-
mance,) and will not in any event be paid, unless
the contract shall be complied with in all respects.
Persons offering must state the mean price asked
per pound, and without distinction for the differ-
ent kinds of iron required.
Letters from persons who are proposed for sure-
ties must be forwarded with the offers, stating their
willingness to become securities for the parties of- .
Where the parties offering and their sureties are
not well known to the Board, the certificate of the
District Attorney, of some navy agent, or other per-
son known to the Board, that the parties are re-
sponsible, and in their opinion, able to comply with
their contracts, if made, must also be forwarded
with the offers. oct23-eodt6nov
CRT'OT O "AMI.
T OTICE.-Sealed Proposals will be received by
the Water Commissioners of the City of New
York, until the 6th day of November next,at 3 o'clock,
P. M. at their office, in the city of New York, for the
excavation, embankment, back filling, foundation,and
protection walls, tunnel, Dam across the Croton Ri-
ver, and an aqueduct of stone and brick masonry,
with other incidental work,on that portion of the Cro-
on Aqueduct which is embraced in section qne on
he first division.
The prices for the work must include the expense
of materials necessary for the completion of the same,
according to the plans and specifications that will
be presented for examination, as hereinafter mention-
The work to be completed by the first day of Octo-
Security will be required for the performance of
contract, and the proposition should be accompanied
bv the names of responsible persons.signifying their as-
sent to become sureties. If the character and respon-
sibilities of those proposing,and the sureties they shall
offer, are not known to the Commissioners or Engi.
neers, a certificate of good character, and the extent
of their responsibility, signed by the first judge or
alerk of the county in which they severally reside,
vill be required.
No transfer of contract will be recognized.
The line of Aqueduct will be located, and the map
and profile of the same, together with the plans and
specifications ofthe materials and manner of construc-
ion, will be ready for examination at the office ofthe
Engineer, at the village of Sing Sing,on the 19th inst.
and the Chief or Resident Engineer will be in attend-
ance to explain the plans, 4c. and to furnish blank
The full names of all persons that are parties to any
proposition, must be written out in the signature for
The parties to the proposition which may be accept.
ed,will be required to enter into contracts immediate-
y after the acceptance ofthe same.
The undersigned reserve to themselves the right to
accept or reject proposals that may be offered for the
above described work, as they may consider the pub-
ic interest to require.
New York, October 3d, 1837.
CHARLES DUSENBERRY, Water
SAUL ALLEY, .
WILLIAM W. FOX, Commissioners.
THOMAS T. WOODRUFF,
JOHN JER NIS
Chief Engineer New York Water Works.
For Sale or Rent,
A large and convenient BREW. HOUSE,
LgI gIwith all the necessary apparatus to carry on the
irewing. situate in Wilmington. Delaware; (the said
Brew-House was re-built a few years since,) and con-
inues to do a very good business. Possession given
he'firstofOctober'next. Apply to
BENJ. -WEBB, or l ,, .
JAMES WEBB, W lmngton-or
jy 22-eodtf No. 76 nortl 4th st. Philadelphia.
Balsa in of Lungn-orl.
T HIS celebrated Medicine will afford immediate
relief in cases of Cough, Asthma, Shortness of
Breath, and other affections of the Chest.
References to persons of the highest respectability
will be given on application to the the General Agent,
at No. 122 Walnut street, where the medicine may be
had, wholesale and retail. Druggists supplied on fa-
omrable terms. dec 9--dtf
9)0 tO LBS. of Soulh Amhierican Horse Hair,
9 suitable for curling and hair cloth man-
ufacturers, new landing, and for sale by
jy 22-dlf 24 Market st.
To Trunk IIanufnacturerm.
300f HIDES and 10,000 Goat Skins, suitable
30 0 for trunk manufacturers, on hand and
for sale by CHEYNEY HICKMAN,
iy 22-dtf 24 Market st.
D-URING the ensuing Session of the Legislature,
the KEYSTONE will be published twice a
week, and contain full reports of the proceedings in
Both Houses. It will also contain an account of the
proceedings of the Relbform Convention, which, (judg-
ing from similar bodies in other States, and the Con-
vention that formed our present Constitution,) will
hardly close its session before spring.,
The political complexion of the Legislature.and the
important subjects which will necessarily come be-
fore it, will render the next session peculiarly inter-
esting. All eyes are turned this way for speedy Re-
form in our present defective Currency. Decided ac-
tion relative to the improvement system is ardently
desired in many quarters. These two matters of
themselves, form subjects of intense interest to the
people at large.
On the 4th of March, a Democratic Convention will
assemble here and nominate a candidate for Govern-
or. An account of this, together with the preparatory
movements of the party in all quarters, will be faith-
fully detailed, From these circumstances, there ne-
ver was a time when a paper from the Seat of Go-
vernment will be of such indispensable valise to all
the citizens of the Commonwealth, as for the ensuing
The terms ot the Keystone are the same as hereto-
During the Session, semi-weekly, $2 00
For the year, 3 00
Any person forwarding us $2, shall receive the Key-
stone from the time of subscribing to the close of the
session-or six copies will be sent to any one office
All Post Masters are invited to act as agents for the
Keystone, in receiving subscribers and renmitting mo-
ney to us; and any one signifying his willingness to
act as such, shall receive a list of our subscribers in
his town and neighborhood, with our terms of agency.
PACKER, BARRETT PARKE.
Harrisburg, Oct. 18, 1837. oct 21-2aw5w
200 Dollars Reward.
Offce of the Philadelphia and Trentmon Rail-Road Co.
PHILADLPHIA, October 20th, 1837.
WI HEREAS, on the night of the 19th inst, some
Sill disposed villain or villains, maliciously re-
moved from the Turn-out at Holmesburg, one of the
Transportation Cars, where it had been placed by the
workmen employed for repairing the Road, and placed
it upon the Main Track, where it was run foul of by
the Train of the Mail Pilot Line from New York, on
their way conveying the Express'Mail from New York
to Philadelphia, thereby endangering the lives of the
passengers, causing very heavy damage to the Loco-
motive Engine, the total destruction of the Car, de-
taining the Mail, and otherwise causing great priva-
tions and loss of time to the Passengers.
TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS REWARD will be
given to any person who will give the necessary in-
formation, and prosecute to conviction the offender or
offenders of this wicked and unlawful act.
oct 21-eod6t JOHN NAGLE, President.
THE Partnership heretofore existing under the
firm of LEWIS TAYLOR & SONS, was dis-
solved,by mutual consent, on the 2d inst.; all persons
having claims against the said firm are requested to
present them, and those indebted to make payment to
George W. and Lewis B. Taylor. who are duly author-
ized to settle the business of said firm.
(Signed) LEWIS TAYLOR,
GEORGE W. TAYLOR
LEWIS B. TAYLOR.
GEORGE W. 4- LEWIS B. TAYLOR continue.
the business at the OLD STAND, S. E. corner of 5th
and Market streets, where they hitre on hand a very
extensive assortment of Boots and Shoes, of every de-
scription and quality.
Patent Water Proof Over Shoes.
India Rubber Over Shoes, a very extensive stock,
Winter Over Socks of every description, with and
Travelling Trunks of every description and quality.
Hair do do do
Brass nailed do do do
Vallises do do do
Travelling Bags do do
Leghorns of all kinds.
Straw Bonnets, of English and American manufac-
ture, of every description and quality.
Palm Leaf Hats of every quality.
Gentlemen's Leghorn Hats, double brims.
Ladies' and Misses' Satin Beaver and other Bon-
All of the above goods to be had, wholesale and re-
tail, at the lowest prices, at the above store, where
the subscribers, grateful for past favors, solicit a con-
tinuiance of the liberal patronage heretofore bestowed
upon the late firm. GEORGE W. TAYLOR,
LEWIS B. TAYLOR.
Country Merchants are invited to call and examine
N. B.-Patent Gum Elastic Paste Blacking.
STONE DWELLING-HOUSE AND BARN,
On the Ridge Road, near the Masonic Hall,
within 6 miles of the city of Philadelphia.
By order of the Orphans' Court, will be exposed to
public sale, on the premises, in Roxborough town.
ship, Philadelphia County, on Thursday, 9th of No-
vember, at 1 o'clock, P. M.,
H All that certain lot or piece of land, situate in
SRoxborough township, in the county of Phila-
d ia, beginning at a stone set for a corner in the
middle of the real road leading from Philadelphia to
Reading. called the Ridge Road, a corner of land of
Abraham Rittenhouse; thence by the same along the
middle of a lane leading to Abraham Rittenhouse's
mill, north 63 degrees 30 minutes, east 29 perches,
more or less, to a corner of this and other land late of
Lawrence Miller, dec'd;' thence by the same south-
we.twardly 30 perches, more or less, to a stone in the
middle of the great road aforesaid; thence by the
same north-westwardly 19 nine-tenth perches to the
place of beginning; containing 3 acres and 95 perches
of land, more or less; subject to the payment of the
interest of one-third of the purchase money, to the
widow of Lawrence Miller, deceasedduttring her life,
and of the principle sum of the said one-third to the
heirs of the said L. Miller, after her death.
Al that certain two story stone message and barn
and parcel of land, situate in Roxborough aforesaid,
beginning at a stone set for a corner of land formerly
of Mathew Holget, in a division lane; thence north
63J degrees, east 174 perches to a corner of Abraham
Rittenhouse's land; thence south 13 degrees, east 30
perches to a corner in Wissahickon creek, being a
corner of Conrad Merkle's land; thence by the same
south 63J degrees, west 167 Ihree-tenth perches to a
stone, a corner of said Holget's land; thence by the
,ame north 25 degrees, west 36 perches, more or less,
to the place of beginning; containing 38 acres and 23
perches, more or less; subject to the payment of the
interest ofrone.third of the purchase money to the wi-
dow of Lawvrence Miller. deceased, during her life,
and of the principle sum oflthe said one-third to the
heirs of the said Lawrence Miller, after her death.
On this last properly there is a two story stone
dwelling house, with three rooms on a floor, a stone
building adjoining the dwelling with two rooms on a
floor, a small stone tenant house, a large stone barn
with wagon house attached and mow over it, cider
house with press, stone spring house over a never
failing spring of water, two other springs upon the
place near the bsrn, a large apple orchard, besides a
variety of almost all olher kinds offruit, and about 14
acres of woodland, consisting of first rate chesnut, oak
anld hickory. \.
The foregoing properties are worthy the attention
ISAAC P. TRIMBLE, Clerk ofO0. C.7j
GEORGE MOYER, Adm'r.
CATHARINE MILLER, Adm'x.
ocl 25-eodl9N JOHN WOOD, Aucl'r.
Court ot' Coinmmnon Pleas.
;DECEMBER TERM, 1837.
N O'ICE TO INSOLVENTS.-INSOLVywT DiT-
~ 7T -,
BY MIFFLIN & PARRY,
SNo.99 S. Second street, third door above Walnut.
DAILY PAPER-Eight Dollars per anwnum.
TfHiREE TIMES A WEEK-Five Dol.s. Per annum
pAYABLE BAL] YEARLY IN ADVANCE
Tuesday, October 31, 1S37.
The federalists are evidently disheartened with
the result of the late election in this State, for the
Inquirer is beginning already to harp on the glorious
prospects of Governor Ritner for the next cam-
paign. 'The prospect,' says that paper, ,is indeed
most gratifying and cheering!'--very. The late
result shews that the Ritnerites have, in the course
of one year, lost several thousand votes, and that ta-
king the whole State, their vote was upwards of
eight thousand less than that polled by the demo-
cratic party. If our contemporary really finds a
cheering and gratifying prospect in these facts, he
must be an adept in extracting sunbeams from cu-
cumbers; but we suspect that the object is to create
a spirit of hope and confidence, where there is at
present nothing but gloom and despair. This is
the usual course of the opposition in Pennsylvania.
They are always loudest when they have least
Captain Charles F. Muench, of Harrisburg, has
been appointed Deputy Ma shal of the Eastern
District of Pennsylvania.
The President, accompanied by Mr. Poinsett
and lady, Mr. Dickerson, Mr. Kendall and daugh-
ter was at Hagerstown on Thursday last, and left
on the following day on a tour of recreation.
The following are the amendments made in Com-
mittee of the Whole, to the 6th article of the Co,-
"Prothonotaries and Clerks of the several Courts
(except the Prothonotaries of the Supreme Court,
who shall be appointed by the Court for the term
of three years, if they so long behave themselves
well,) Recorders of Deeds, and Registers of Wills,
shall at the times and places of election of Repre-
sentatives, be elected by the citizens of each coun-
ty, or the districts over which the jurisdictions of
said Court extend,'and shall be commissioned by
the Governor. They shall hold their offices for
three years, if they should so long behave them-
selves well, and until their successors shall be duly
qualified. The Legislature shall provide by law the
number of persons in each county who shall hold
sttid offices, and how many and which of said offi-
ces shall be held by one person. Vacancies in any
of the said offices shall be filled by an appointment
to be made by the Governor, to continue until the
next General Election, and until a successor shall
be elected and qualified aforesaid."'
"Justices of the Peace and Aldermen shall be
elected in the several wards, boroughs and town-
ships. at the time of the election of Constable,by the
qualified voters thereof, and shall be commissioned
by the Governor for a term of five years."
All officers whose election or appointment is
not provided for in this Constitution, shall be elect-
ed or appointed as shall be directed by law."
"A State Treasurer shall be elected annually
by both branches of the Legislature."
"All officers for a term of years shall bold their
offices for the terms respectively specified, only on
condition that thqy so long behave themselvee'well,
and shall be removed on conviction of misbehavior
in office, or of any infamous crime."
"The freemen of this Commonwealth shall be
armed, organized, and disciplined for its defence,
when and in such manner as mab be directed by
la-sv,. Those who conscientiously scruple to bear
arms, shall not be compelled to do so, but shall
pay an equivalent for such personal service."
Any person who shall, after the adoption of the
amendments proposed by this Convention to the
Constitution, fight a duel,or knowingly be the bear-
er of a challenge to fight a duel, or sent or accept a
challenge for that purpose, or be aider or abettor in
fighting a duel, shall be deprived of the right of
holding any office of honor or profit in this State,
and shall be punished otherwise in such manner as
is or may be prescribed by law; but the Executive
may remit the said offence, and all its disqualifica-
The Convention have nowy under discussion, in
Committee of the Whole, the following amend-
ment, offered by Mr Woodward, to the 5th Article
of the Constitutien, relating to the Judiciary:
"The Judges of the Supreme Court shall hold
their offices respectively for the term of ten years,
but may be re-appointed. The president judges of
the several courts of common pleas, and the judges
of the several district courts, and of such other
courts as now are or hereafter may be established
by law, shall hold their offices for the term of seven
years,' but may be be reappointed. The associate
judges of the several counties shall hold their
offices for the term of five years, but may be reap-
pointed. For any reasonable cause which shall not
be sufficient ground of impeachment, the Governor
may remove any of said judges, on the address of
two-thirds of each branch of the legislature. The
said judges shall at stated times receive for their
services adequate salaries, to be fixed by law,which
shall not be diminished during their continuance in
office, but they shall receive no fees, travelling ex-
penses, per diem allowances, or perquisites of
office, nor hold any other office of profit under this
Consmmonwealth. Provided that after the ratifica-
t'oa and adoption of this Constitution, the Gover-
nor shall, by and with the consent of the Senate,
reappoint one of the ten existing judges of the Su-
preme court for the term of two years, one of them
(or the term of four years, one ofthem for the term
af eight years, and one of them for the term of ten
years and whenever any vacancy occurs on the
bench of the Supreme court, by the death, resigna-
tion, or removal of any judge thereof, the Governor
shall in the manner aforesaid fill such vacancy by
the appointment of a judge for the unexpired term
of the judge so deceased, resigning or removed."
A Suspicious SaiL.-A passenger in the French
Sbrig Avenir, arrived at New York, has furnished
the Courier and Enquirer with the following:-
On the 20th instant, at 3 A. M. the French hrig
Avena. in latitude 40 l9m., longitude ,69' 15m.
(Gren. west, spoke a schooner, which appeared to be
a suspicious vessel. She was full of men; painted
black;carried two topsails;sailed very fast. The wind
was about east. She was then close hauled on a
wind starboard tack. 'When the Captain of the brig.
asked her where she Was Ironiom, and where she was
bound, she said from New York, bound to Boston,
'FI1EBKRCIC (M'D.) CORPORATION NOTES.-
The Frederick Herald cautions the public against
imposition from forged checks purporting to be of
the corporation of that city, and signed by Thomas
Carlton, Mayor which are said to be in circulation
in Philadelphia, and on the Eastern shore of Mary-
Sate Fenibles.-'The State Fenciblcs, Col, FROM FLORIDA.
Page, held their anniversary parade yesterday, and-b A letter to the editors of the National Intelligen-
made a remarkably fine display, their excellent die- der, dated at St. Augustine, Oct. 18th, has the fol-
cipline and military deportment being a subject of lowing:
general notice. They were accompanied by an ex- "In hopes the mail wh'ch leaves in the morning,
cellent band, and attracted much attention. In the is not yet closed, though it is now nearly midnight,
afternoon, this fine corps celebrated the anniversary I seize the moment to inform you of the very im-
of their formation, by a dinner at the Madison portant intelligence which has but this instant
House. A number of invited guests partook of the reached town from one of the posts near this. It is
hospalities of the occasion, and the whole aair neither more nor less than that Oceola (Powel)
hspitalities of the occasion, and the whole affa with 80 negroes and a number of Indians, is with-
passed off in a very gratifying manner, in a few miles of this, coming in, as is confidently
Concert.-Signor Gambati's Concert takes place
this evening at the Musical Fund Hall, and he of-
fers an attractive series of entertainments. The
vocalists of the evening are Signora Maroncelli,
Mrs. Watson, and Mr. Bishop, who makes his first
appearance here, and is very highly spoken of as a
ballad singer by the critics of New York. In the
instrumental department, in addition to Gambati,
whose merits are familiar to the amateurs of Phila-
delphia, the services of Paggi, Rapetti, and Wat-
son, have been secured, arid with this force, the
performances will doubtless be of a very gratifying
The Woodworth Benefit takes place this eve-
ning, at the National Theatre, New York, and
among the many volunteers on the occasion, we
observe the name of BURTON, of the Chesnut St.
Theatre. He plays Guy Goodluck in John Jones,
making his first appearance before a New York
audience. Vandenhoff plays Cato, with Abbott
arid H. Wallack as Porcius and Syphax, and Miss
E. Wheatley as Marcia. Miss Turpin, Mrs. G.
Jones, Miss Monier, Jim Crow, and others, take
part in the entertainments, which are numerous.
The admission is fixed at two dollars to every part
of the house.
The Roche- er Murder.---The Rochester Demo-
crat of Thursday says, the perpetrators of this dark
deed seem destined speedily to be exposed. Yester-
day a number of astounding facts were developed,
and others are in a train of development which can
hardly fail to designate the cold-blooded assassin.
The money taken from Mr. Lyman's pocket has
been discovered, and the handkerchief in which it
was found wrapped up, partially identified. This
discovery was made by Ald. Woodbury, who, in
companywith several others, went in search of it
yesterday morning." They pursued, very nearly, in
their search, the route taken by young Barren, (one
of the three under examination,) when he fled from
the office at the City Hotel to the Rail Road depot.
It was found between two piles of pine wood,which
stand near the depot, tied up in a white handker-
chief. The money has been identified as a portion
of that which Mr. Lyman was known to have in his
possession. It amounted to about $470. He also
had six or eight gold pieces in his pocket. Three or
four of these, it is supposed, have been found upon
one of the three young men; and other circumstan-
ces have been brought to light, which go far to give
suspicion a locality, but which, at this stage of the
examination, it would not be proper for us to de-
The Rochester Advertiser of Thursday says:----
The Court House was thronged all day yesterday,
as on the preceding day, to witness the examina-
tion of the three prisoners charged with the assas-
sination and robbery of William Lyman.
Their names are Octavius Barren, Peter Phil-
well, and Thomas Bennett. The two first named
are French Canadians. Bennett is a tailor----Phil-
well a boat builder-and Barren a jeweller. The
two first are aged about 21--the latter 17 or 18.
It is apparent from all accounts, that the priso-
ners are dissolute young men--frequenters of
The evidence,though not yet conclusive,is strong
against these men, and their stories are found not
to be consistent with truth.
Loss of the English Steam Packet Don Juan.--
The~splendid steam packet Don Juan, plying be-
tween England and Gibraltar, of nine hundred and
fifty tons burthen, and six hundred horse power,
was lost the 15th September, on Tariffa Point, six-
teen miles from Gibraltar, on her passage from that
port to England. The passengers, crew, and spe-
cie ($30,000) saved--the vessel and cargo, about
100 tons fruit, 100 tons lead, and other merchan-
dize, a total loss. There was insurance effected on
the Don Juan at Lloyd's for 40,000. She run
upon a rock in a fog, and sunk almost immediate-
William S. Pennington, Esq. of Newark, has
been elected Governor of New Jersey, for the ensu-
The jeweller's shop of John R. Freeman, Jr., at
Morristown, N. J. was broken open on the night of
Friday week, and robbed of watches, &c. to the
Five new cases of malignant fever were reported
at Mobile on the 22d, and six on the 23d inst., for
the previous four and twenty hours. Thirteen bu
rials took place on the 23d..
Bustamente, President of Mexico, has decreed
that a rail-road be constructed from Vera Cruz to
ARRIVAL or U. S. SaRI PZAcocx.-Arrived
on the 26th inst., at Norfolk, after a passage of 37
days, from Bahia, the U. S. ship "Peacock, C. K.
Stribling, Esq., Commander, bearing the broad
pendant of Commodore E. P. Kennedy.
The Peacock sailed from New York on the 23d
of April, 1835, and has circumnavigated the world,
touching at Rio Janeiro, Sychang Islands,Cochin,
China, and Macao, in China.
She sailed thence June 23d, 1836, for the U.
States, via Cape Horn, touching at the Bonin and
%Sandwich Islands, Monterey, in Upper California,
Massathu, San Blas,and Acapulco, Mexico; Payda,
Huacho; Callao and Pisco in Peru; Juan Fernan-
dez and Valparaiso; remaining some months on
the coast of South America, whence, after the arri-
val of the South Carolina, she sailed for Norfolk.
She has been absent two year's and six months,
having been in that period 524 days at sea, and has
sailed 45, 28 miles per log.
Though five different epidemics have passed
through the ship, and the number of sick has at
times been very great, the deaths amongst the crew
h,ive only been ten, and the health of the officers
and crew is now completely re-established.
The visit of the Peacock to these different coun-
tries has no doubt been attended with considerable
benefit to the interests of our commerce, and we
trpst that the attention of our government having
beenturnedil to this subject, the large amount of
American property in the eastern seas will not again
be left without the protection of our navy.
Tweny-two distressed American seamen have
been brought from Rio Jeneiro, as passengers, in
addition to a number shipped in different parts in
List of Officers attached to the U. S. Ship Pea-
cock, Oct. 26, 1837.
V?--n_ Po Wvwr-nv Ran- (`?, rt'^^^tw3_
believed, with the intention ot surrendering hlm-
self, and all that is his! The particulars I am un-
able to learn,as all the town is at a ball,from which
I am myself detained by a bad cold. Powers co-
ming has been the expectation here for several days,
but the impression seems to have been that it -was
only to have another "talk," which, like the others,
would end in nothing. The news, however,which
has butjust reached this, gives something like as-
surance of the termination of the war. I have not
time to add more. Gen. Jesup is in town."
From the RochesterlAdv. of Wednesday.
GREAT ROBBxRx.-$500 REWARD.-We re-
gret to learn that one of our Rochester merchants
has met with a heavy loss on his route to New
York. Mr P. B. L. Smith was robbed of about
THIRTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS abstract-
ed from his trunk, between Syracuse and Albany
A handbill sent back, after mentioning a variety of
papers, gives the following particulars of the mo-
$3600, in Safety Fund Notes of this State, a
majority of which were on the Rochester City Bank,
principally 5's and 10's, and 500 in 20's. $2025
in Michigan Banks, mostly of Detroit city, 5's, 10's
and 50, and one 20 on River Raisin or Michigan
State Bank. $728 in Eastern small, some 5's
and 10's. $500 on various banks, Eastern, Cana-
da, a little Ohio and Michigan, and $2000 in Gold,
Sovereigns, half do, half Eagles and quarter do,
contained in a shot bag. The bank notes were all
in a smalljapaned trunk. There was a package
addressed to Messrs. Carpenter, Griffin & Co. N.
Y. containing $1150, also two addressed to Messrs.
Mount, Son & Co. N. Y; one containing $2000,
and tha other (done up in pink paper) containing
$1000. The residue of the notes were done up
in packages of $500, $250, &c.
$500 is offered for the money, or $250 for the
0r'-The deed and mortgage taken from the trunk
of Mr Smith, the merchant who was robbed of
$9000, has been found near Bagg's tavern,at Utica.
Hopes are now entertained that the robber will be
detected.-Albany Eve. Journal.
EGYPTIANi WUEAT.-The following paragraph,
showing the very curious mode in which the wheat
was introduced into the Wisconsin Territory, is
taken from the Chicago American of 14th inst.
"We have received a specimen of Egyptian
wheat, raised this season on Rock river. The seed
was taken by our informant from the crop of a
bird of passage, and this is the second season in
which he has cultivated it. Four or five seeds
were all that he put into the ground the first sea-
son, and this year he has a garden spot full of it.
It has three pronged stems, and isa beautiful and
STAGE AccirtESr.-As the "People's Line" for
Pittsburg was passing through this town, on Wed-
nesday last, with nine passengers, it upset in the
street, and exhibited a scene seldom witnessed by
our citizens. The shrieks of infancy and the groans
of the wounded were said to have been distressing.
Upon examination only four of the passengers
appeared to be much injured, viz:-Mr En-
glish, of New Jersey, Mr Eager, of Dayton, Ohio,
and Mrs Peebles and Mr Forsyth, of Bedfordcoun-
ty, Pa. The three last mentioned are cut and
bruised severely,thought not so as to endanger their
lives. Mr English has a compound fracture of the
left arm, near the middle of the bone, with a very
extensive contusion of the right hand. These, in
connection with his age, (76);renders his recovery
The stage was upset on a piece of road as good
as any between Philadelphia and Pittsburg, by the
wanton and reckless conduct of the driver, a Mr
McIntyre.--Greensbnrg Pa. Argus.
PANTANELII.-It is with unfeigned regret tha t
we announce the death of this delightful songstress.
She expired at Havana of the Yellow Fever, one
among the many victims to that remorseless mala-.
dy. The New Orleans public will learn this mel,
ancholy event with sorrow. They had witnessed
the splendid efforts of this talented artist, and crown-
ed her with the wreath of triumph. Her laurels are
now faded, and herself can only survive in the me-
mory of those who have witnessed the exertion of
her fascinating powers, and remember her as Ro-
meo, Arsacc and Norma.--JVew Orleans Bee.
Fre-" the Journal of Commerce.
DECISION AI- THE MANNER OF SOLO-
Some time in the month of June last, a Milesian
named Bryan McCarthy, who for aught we know
may be a lineal descendant of one of Ossian's he-
roes, had the misfortune to lose his wife, who died
in this city, leaving poor Bryan so poor that he was
obliged to send the two male heirs of his house to
the Alms-house, from whence they were sent to
the farm on Long Island. About the same period,
another Milesian of the same name, but different
familynamely Mrs.Mary M'Dermott,who so far for-
got what was due to her high lineage and noble
birth, that she fell desperately into love with gin
and bhters, and was sent to get rid of her attach-
ment to the Penitentiary. Mary was a married wo-
man, and like most of Mrs. M'Dermott's, had pro-
vided an heir to her estate, and when the mother
went to enjoy the air of Blackwell's Island, the
young gentleman was sent'to finish his education
with the other young M'Dermotts at the Country
,College of the Alms-house. Here the three little
M'Dermotts were so well fed and taken'care of,
that as it turned out, in a very short space af time,
their very nearest relatives could not know them.
As soon as Mrsd. McDermont had re-establisheJ
her health at her country residence, she was libera-
ted, and immediately commenced a suit against her
husband for separate maintenance, and the latter
paid $100 to the Alms House in trust for his wife
and heir. Possessed of so much money, Mrs. Mc-
Dermont thought it beneath her dignity to have her
son at the Alms House, and applied to have hima re-
stored to her, and received an order to have himj
given up, On obtaining this order Mrs. McDer-
mont "flew on the wings of maternal love," and
without stopping to take a drop of gin on her jour-
ney, arrived at the Farm and demanded the restitu-
tion of her little larling. There happened, howe-
ver, to be some dozen of little McDermotts there at
the same time, and the "marks and tokens," which
she gave of the one she wanted, answered so com-
pletely for some four or five others, that they were
all paraded before her, and she could not tell which
of them was her own. One thing, however, she
was certain of, that of all the MeDermotts from
Cork tu Conntaught, none of them was half so pur-
ty as her own Jimmy, q4d accordingly after tho-
roughly examining them all, she lIid claim to the
finest child among them, and took him home with
her;aud to crown her happiness, her husband went
back to live with her.
SIn the mean time, Mr. Brian McDern~ott, who
had also left his two sons in the Alms House, ex-
perienced a great change of circumstances by get-
ing another wife and fortune, in consequence of
which, he also determined to bring home his chil-
dren, and applied for them at the Alms House, and
got an order to have them delivered to him.
One only of them, however, was forthcoming, and
Mr McDermott sternly demanded what became of
the other. Colonel Mann opened his register and
found that ont of all the McDermotts who were in
some dangerous coast, or lost amidst the conflict of
elements which they will be forced to encounter.-
Is this true? Are we about cut loose from banks?
Why, sir, they have cut loose from us! They have
divorced themselves; or rather they have eloped
from our bed and board, without just cause or pro-
vocation; and have carried off all the money and
jewelry they could find out the house at the time
of their elopement. All that we say is, thatif they
attempt to return, we shall shut the doors upon
them; and, in the mean time, give notice that we
will pay no debts of their contracting after this
date! If any roan trust them, it will be his affair,
not ours. This is our position,' and it is nothing
more nor less. They have left us, and not we them;
and we have no dispaition to renew the connec.
tion. Hereafter, we intend to take care of our
money ourselves. We cLaim the same right as
every man fi the country exercises-the right to
manage our own fund, without employing banks
to do it for us. No one can complain of this. The
banks have no more right to the money of the Go-
vernment than they have to that of individuals.-
The law declared that, if they suspended specie
payments, they would no longer be public deposi-
tories. They did suspend, and the Secretary
obeyed the law. That is the whole story."
The Columbia (Pa.) Spy of Saturday says:
Our town has been thrown into a state of great
excitement in consequence of an outrageous act
committed on Monday night last, by another of the
gang of desperadoes who infest that quarter of the
town called "Tow Hill." It appears that about 11
o'clock on the night in question, Mr Benjamin
Peart, a very respectable farmer, residing immedi-
ately outside of the precincts of the borough, close
to the turnpike road leading to Lancaster, head a
noise in his pig-sty, asd in going to it, in order to
ascertain the meaning of it, perceived a negro help-
ing himself to a couple ofshoats, whose throats he
had cat, apd was in the act of depositing them in a
bag. Mr Peart at once went forward to save his
property, and secure the thief. Mr. P. caught the
villain, but in the straggle received a thrust from a
knife in the stomach and a continued cut quite
across it, before the instrument was withdrawn,
and several other stabs in ditrent parts of his
Still he held o4, until exhausted from loss of
blood, when he was forced to cry murder and for
The Church choir, accompanied by the organ,
then commenced singing an appropriate hymn, to
the solemn and impressive tune of Old Hundred,
during which Bishop Smith took his place within
the chancel. After the hymn had closed, Bishop
Mcllvanie pronounced a benediction and dismissed
the audience. There were but few dry eyes in the
Church, and the Court itself were deeply affected
by the scene. Many of the congregation, as soon
as dismissed, overcome with their emotions, rushed
towards the chancel, to congratulate the accused
upon his acquittal, and to take an affectionate leave
of the Right Rev. gentlemen composing the court,
whose amiable and dignified deportment, during
their stay in Lexington, has won for them the re-
spect, confidence and esteem of all who becAme ac-
quainted with them, They have left an Impres-
sion upon this community that will not be easily
We trust, now that the investigation into the
conduct of the Rt. Rev. B. B. Smith, which has so
long been a theme of discussion, is closed, and
the final decision given, that the subject from this
time forth will be dropped and forgotten. *' It has
been the occasion of much angry comment and
many harsh remarks, pro and con, from those who
took sides for or against the individual chiefly con-
cerned. It has brought into collision those who, up
to the time of the breaking our of these difficulties,
had been warm friends, in and out of the church,
and produced many painful alienations, Blame
may possibly attach to both sides-all that has been
offensive should, therefore, be buried in oblivion.
and social intercourse resume its wonted cordiality.
A.CHARAVARI IN NEW ORLEANS.
PXACE street, on Saturday night last, strangely
belied its name:--.it was in one continued uproar
from seven or eight o'clock until near midnight. A
large party of charavariers, amounting at least to
between fifty and one hundred, partaking of all
colors frpm "snowy white to sooty," surrounded a
small dwelling hoQee j that street, beating drums,
blowing conph shells, and yelling in uproarious
discord, At intervals the captain or leader would
address the party, subject to his orders, and the re-
sponses that followed those brief deplamtptionsshow-
ed that, although not, as eloqtint as Paiwel Web-
ster or Henry Clay, he wai as attentively regarded
Sand more explicitly obeyed.
The lawless gentry, not satisfied with mere
Amn*tv aaa nnnaginall ln a .nvAa hniwtlena anA
LATER FROM FRANCE AND ENGLAND.
The packet ships Albany, Johnson, from Havre,
and Toronto, Griswold, fjom London, arrived at
New York on Saturday, bringing Havre and Paris
dates to the 30th Sept. and London to the 1st Oct.
and Portsmouth to the 2d. The only news is the
following from Spain.
Passengers in the Toronto-Col J H Powell
and lady; Samuel Powell; De Veaux Powell; Ba-
ring Powell; Robt H Powell; Miss Julia Powell;
John H Powell, jr.; three servants; Miss Hare; Dr
G Greene; Philadelphia;-J Randolph Clay, Esq.
lady, child and servant,Virginia-Professor Henry,
BAtOiNE, Sept. 24.
By order of the Carlist deputation of Guipuzcoa,
every man in that province is to take up arms in fa-
vor of Don Carlos. There are already 3,500 men
under arms. An order from Santander, we hear,
has arrived at St. Sebastian,requiring five battalions
of the line of Hernanli to be sent over immediately
to the former town. The line of Hernani appears
thus about to be entry abandoned. The English
are occupying Fontarabia and the Passage,and the
Christinos, St. Sebastian. The silver plate of the
churches of Navarre, was not sold, after all, at St.
Jean Pied de Port, as the buyers and sellers could
not come to terms. The convoy has arrived here.
It consists of 28,250 ounces of silver, and 5,000
ounces of gold, and some stones.
PARIs, Sept. 30.
Bayonne, 29th Sept., half past 11 o'clock, A.
M.-The engagement of the 19th was more im-
portant than was at first imagined. The PretenI
dex is making a precipitate retreat. A division of
6000 men, detached from his army, has been met
and dispersed by Orsa in the environs of Sacedon.
The General is pursuing the Carlist division to-
wards the south. His head-quarters were the day
before yesterday at Huete. Espartero writes from
Fuentes, that he is about to continue his pursuit of
the main body of the rebel army, which is retiring
in disorder in the direction of Trillo. Deserters
are continually arriving, and the public feeling of
the population appears to have been re-awakened
in favor of the constitutional cause. The elections
commenced yesterday in Madrid, and continue
amidst the utmost tranquillity."
Government has received the following telegra-
"Bordeaux, 29th of St., half past 7 o'clock,
A. M.-In the night the 20th, the Pretender
left Brihuega and amved in the direction of Trillo.
Espartero; who followed him very closely, was on
thd 21st at Fuentes. In the affair of the 19th, be-
sides a considerable number of killed and wounded,
the enemy lost 230 prisoner, of whom 11 were
officers, and also 500 deserters. Brigadier Miranda,
the commander of the Carlist cavalry, was among
the killed. Cabrera, with 6000 men,was separated
from the Pretender, and was marching with precipi-
tation towards Cuenca, followed by Oraa, who had
taken 200 of his men prisoners."
"BAxONNE, Sept. 29, half-past
C 6 o'clock, P. M. S
"Fresh mutinies, from want of pay, took place on
the 23d, at Pampeluna, in the 4th regiment of light
infantry, and also in the Tiradores, a part of whom
have been disbanded. Notwithstanding this an-
archy, no change has been made in the garrison,
which is left entirely to itself. The commandant
of the Foreign Legion, embarrassed by not being
able to shelter the remains of his corps in Pampe-
luna, is about to establish himself at Roncevalles,
within gun shot of wir frontier."
"BAYISE0 29th Sept., 9 o'clock,
A. M., (Madrid 26.) 5
"The French Ambassador to the Minister for
Foreign Afairs.-On the 22d, the Carlist corps,
which Oraa had ben pursuing, was attacked and
defeated by him near Cuenca, with the loss of 90
prisoners. On the 34th, General Carondlet, after
a murderous engagement, compelled Zariateguy to
evacuate Valladolid, and delivered'the castle of that
place, which had been besieged ever since. *
S* *, (InterrupW by nightfall.)
HAVRE, Sept. 30.
CorFFEr m--There has been very little doing in
coffee, but we have, hitherto, no change to notice
in prices. The sales embrace 1900 bags.
COTTON-The demand has been languid and li-
mited during the last eight days, and our rates for
all descriptions of Cotton have been feebly suppor-
ted. The sales comprise 2214 bales, consisting of
1086 R N Orleans, of which 114 B at f 88 and f
87; 893 B at f90 to 100; 33B at f102, and 51 B
at f 103 50. 209 B Mobile, of which 152 B f 91,
and 57 B at f 93 50. 572 B Upland, of which 77
Batf88af88 50, 879B at f91 tof9750, and
116 B at f 99 and f 100. 83 B Pernambuco, at f
120 tof140;and 259B Cumana at f 86; the
whole duty paid. The easterly winds, which have
prevailed without interruption since our last report,
have prevented all arrivals of this staple.
Divorce of Bank and State.-We invite the
attention of our readers to the following humorous
description of the manner in which the actual di-
vorce of Bank and State was brought about, taken
from the recent speech "of Mr Hamer in Congress:
"The Snb-Tretpury system, as it is called, seems
to have excited mOre alarm in certain quarters'than
any other proposition b're us. It is said we are
about to cut loose from the banks; to turn them
adrift to take care of themselves, and to be driven
about by wind and tide till they are wrecked upon
BUCKS COUNTY MEMORIAL.
To the Convention-eto amend the Constitution of
Pennsylvania, now sitting at Harrisburg.
The memorial of the subscribers, citizens of
the County of Bucks, respectfully represents:-
That from the foundation of the Province of
Pennsylvania by William Penn and his coadju-
tors, the negro race have always been considered
and treated by our laws, and the universal practice
under them, as inferior in political condition to the
white,-never having been considered or treated as
a part of the political community in whom the
powers of Government was vested, but as subordi-
nate and absolutely subject to such disposition as
the white government might make in relation to
them. That this is correct, your memorialists be-
lieve plainly appears from the early province law,
passed by William Penn and his associates for the,
government of negroes, and many laws passed
since and still subsisting. Since the act of 1780,
however, the negroes have been relieved from the
operations of those earlier laws (which subjected
them, among other things, to be tried even for capi-
tal offences, in a summary manner without a jury)
and by force of that act, we presume have civil
rights as distinguished from political,which enables
them to pursue their fortunes and happiness in
every way they may choose, except that they can-
not interfere with, or in any wise control the gov-
ernment of the whites by an assumption of politi-
cal power. Your memorialists are well content
that such negroes as these are among us, should
enjoy all means of advancing their happiness, ex-
cept that we will not consent that they shall at-
tain political power. Yet we now represent the
fact, that the negroes in the county of Bucks, have
claimed, and for some years, have been permitted
to exercise the right to vote-that frequently the
majority of the whites has been controlled by the
votes of the blacks, and that at the last election,
one member of assembly, the county commission-
er and auditor, are returned as elected by the force
of the votes of blacks, when their opponents would
have elected, except for the negro suffrage.
Your memorialists believing that their rights as
white citizens and freemen has thus been violated
and trampled upon by negroes,and those who have
sustained them, request that a clause be inserted in
the Constitution, expressly providing that no one
of the Negro race be permitted to vote for any pub-
lic office whatsoever.,
Your memorialists would also call attention
to the manifest design of a considerable class of
abolitionists and amalgamationists, to interfere with
and prostrate the compact in theConstitution of the
United States, between the northern States and our
brethren of the South. Believing that if the mad
design of these men shall succeed, that it will be
productive of civil war and wide spread desolation,
we respectfully ask that if any constitutional provi-
sion #n remedy the evil, that it be applied.
From the Lexington, Ky. Intelligence, Oct. 20.
The Ecclesiastical Court, assembled for the trial
of the Right Rev. B. B. Smith, Bishop of the Dio-
cese of Kentucky, composed of the Rt. Rev. Chas.
P. Mcllvaine, Bishop of Ohio, the Rt. Rev. Jack-
son Kemper, Bishop of Missouri and Indiana, and
the Rt. Rev. Samuel A. McCoskry,Bishop of Mich-
igan, closed its labors on.Wednesday last, after a
most laborious session of three weeks and three
The decision ef the court in the case was read
on Wednesday at 11 o'clock, A. M. by bishop Mc-
Ilvaine, president of the court. The "charges"
against bishop Smith, were six in number, and the
"specifications'" under these several charges were
one hundred and thirty-four. The canons of the
Diocese, prescribing the mode of the trial, made it
imperative upon the court to decide upon each spe-
cification separately, and pronounce "guilty" or
"not guilty," that is to say, according to the expla-
nation of the court, whether the facts alleged in the
specifications were true or not true. The court
found the accused, under this signification of the
term, "GUILTY" of some of the speci/ications,'(how
many we do not remember) without criminality;but
found him "not guilty" on all~the charges preferred
aga nst him, in the presentment, and fully and hon-
orably acquitted him.
The close of this trial was one of the most so-
lemn, impressive and affecting scenes'we have ever
witnessed. Christ's Church, where the trial was
held, was crowded in every part, by an audience
manifesting the most intense interest in the result.
The accused, habited in a rochet,was seated in front
of the Court, in the left aisle of the Church, sup-
ported by the Rev. Mr. Jackson of Louisville. On
a chair in front of the accused were hung his robes
of office. The Bishops composing the Court were
habited in their full official costume, and made a
most imposing appearance. During the reading of
the decision, the most profound silence reigned in
the Church, all eyes being fixed with the intense
anxiety upon the Right Rev. President of the Court.
A soon as the final result was pronounced, the au-
dience, to manifest their approbation, commenced
clapping; which, however, was immediately arrest-
ed by the President ef the court, who raised his
hand in token of his request that silence should be
observed. He then, en behalf of himself and his
associates, said, in substance,that the Right Rev. B.
B. Smith, having beea acquitted of the charges
alleged against him, they were ready to receive him
in the most perfect and unreserved confidence, after
he was re-invested in his robes of office, into the
place he had before occupied within the chancel,
and to salute him as their brother in the church,
and as worthy of Christian and official fellowship
From the N. Y. Express.
FATAL OCCURRENCE.-On Saturday forenoon
three boys, two of whom are the sons of John G.
Rohr, tailor,corner of Greenwich and' Canalstreets,
went upon a shooting excursion, and when in the
vicinity of the village of Bloomingdale, commenced
firing around the premises of Mr. Norton. Mrs. N.
fearing some mischief might ensue from the proxi-
mity of the firing to the dwelling house, called the
gardener, an Irishman named John Smith, giving
him directions to drive ;he sportsmen away. Smith,
who was at the time engaged at work in a potato
,field, immediately proceeded to obey the orders he
had received, upon which two of the trespassers
went off the premiseslat his approach; but the other,
the eldest of the Rohr's, aged obout 16, disputed
the right of the proprietor to turn him off, and with
the greatest effrontery proceeded to level his piece
for another shot. Whereupon Smith seized hold
of him with the.intention of putting him into the
road, when the gun went off, and the contents
were lodged'in the heart of the unfortunate gardener,
who died almost instantly. The boys were all im-
mediately arrested and held in custody until the ar-
rival of the coroner, when they were discharged in
accordance with the verdict of the jury, who agreed
that the deceased came to his death by accident!!!
This foolish, sham-sportsman, European practice
of vagabond izing, has become a serious greivance
to the inhabitants of our suburbs, and should be put
a stop to forthwith. Scarcely an hour passes in the
day that whole squads of these sporting apes are
not to be met with, dressed in their fustian York-
shire coats and gaiters, marauding caps, shot belts
and game bags, accoutered, as one would suppose
from appearances, for a North Western expedition,
accompained generally by a parcel of mongrel dogs
-treading down the honest gardener's cellery beds,
shooting his goslings, which they mistake for wood.
cocks, or trampling through a fine garden of dahlias
in pursuit of two or three half starved robins or an
isolated chirping-bird, doing more mischief and los-
ing more time in one day's poaching, than the
worth of all the "game" they could shoot in a sea-
son. Such mean-spirited, hen-roosting knaves
should all be put in the stocks, or soundly thrashed
at a public whipping post.
FEMALE Paowxss.-The Portsmouth Journal
relates a good story of Mrs. Gerrish, of that town,
whose husband was formerly jailor there. Since his
death, though another man has been appointed to
the office, yet she has performed the official duties.
The other day some prisoners, over a jug of rum
which they had contrived to obtain, were having a
high spree. Mrs. G. heard them quarrelling aud
fighting among themselves at a great rate, and no
man was on hand to render assistance, stop their
yelling and separate them. She mustered all her
courage, and with a rusty horse pistol in her hand,
which had not been loaded for a twelve month, and
having opened the passage way between two rooms,
pointing the pistol, told one of them to leave the
room or remain at his peril. The fellow meekly
submitted; the doors were closed and peace restored.
Mr. Chitty, the celebrated author of English
Law Books, consigns the task of making the In-
dex to his works to one or more of the students in
his office. "I had occasion," said a friend of Mr.
Chitty, "to look into your new work this morning
at the subject of 'Bail.' Upon finding the title I
was thus referred-'see Mr. Justice Best,page 270.'
Upon finding Mr. Justice Best, page 270, I was
thus referred, 'see great mind, page 340,'-and up-
on finding 'great mind, page 340,' I came at last
to the end of my search, and read thus--'The Bail
being guilty of a contempt of Court, Mr. Justice
Best said he had a great mind to commit him."
Fourth Ward, Spring Garden.
The democratic citizens of this ward met pur-
suant to a general call of the different wards of the
city and incorporated districts of the county of
Philadelphia, on Wednesday evening, the 25th
inst. at Bush's Hotel, Spring Garden street, above
DANIEL SMITH, Esq. was called to the chair,
Samuel Evans, and Dilworth Wentz, appointed
Vice Presidents, and T. M. Rush, and J. H.
The call ot the meeting having been read, and
its object more fully stated from the chair, it was,
Resolved, That we now proceedsto the election of
three delegates, to represent the ward in the con-
vention to be held at the house of J. Holahan,
Chesnut street, near Sixth, on the 30th inst. for
the purpose of taking into consideration the pro-
priety of petitioning the Legislature for an act au-
thorizing the general elections to be held within
the proper bounds of each and every ward of the
incorporated districts of the county of Philadelphia.
Whereupon Daniel Smith, Samuel Evans, and
Robert Ash, were declared duly elected.
On motion, Resolved, That a committee of five,
to draft resolutions, be pointed.
Whereupon. the chair nominated Messrs.
Smith, Rush, Wentz, Marselis, and Robinson, who
reported the following preamble and resolutions.
Whereas, a meeting of the democratic citizens of
the city and county of Philadelphia, convened at the
County Court House on Monday,the 16th inst. for
the purpose of expressing their sentiments in rela-
tion to the federal, aristocratic, and antimasonic
registry act, and the frauds and Impositions prac-
tised by its friends, at the recent general election
in the city and incorporated districts of the county:
Casualties ., 1
Congestion of the
Consumption of the
Dislocated Neck 1
Enlargement ot the
-- Scarlet 0
,Gun Shot Wound
of Brain 0
Inflammation of the
Mania a Potu 3
Old Age 1
Carried Over 32
1 Brought Over
2 Phlegmasia Dolens
2 Rupture of Blood
5 Summer Complaint
0/ Ulceration of the
0 Total, 77
0 Of the above there
1 Under 1 year,
1 From 1 to 2
0 2 to 5
1 5 to 10
0 10 to 15
15 to 2O
1 20 to 3O
30 to 40
0 40 to 50
1 50 too 60
0 60 to 70
1 70 to 80
1 80 to 90
1 90 oto 100
0 lO to 110
Of the above, there were 4 from the Almshouse
and 11 people of color, which are included in the
By order of the Board of Health.
SAMUEL P. MARKS, Clerk.
STATE OF THERMOMETER.
In the Church, at Roxbury, Mass. on Thursday
morning. 26th inst. by the Rev Wm Putnam, JOHN L
WiLsON, of Philadelphia, to FRANCIS M. P. daughter
of the late Thos Lewis, Esq. of Boston.
On Saturday morning, October 28th, by tl e Rev Dr
Abercrombie, CHARLE SB LoRD,Attorney at Las ,Buf-
falo, New York, to MARIA CECILIA, daughter of Geo
Willing. of this city.
In Boston, on Tuesday evening, by the Rev Mr
Taylor, Capt DAvmD BARCLAY, of Philadelphia,to Mrs
ELIZABETH McDuFFiEjof Portbiouth, N. H.
In this city, on Thursday evening, October 26th,
by the Rev S W Fuller. Mr PARISET WILLIAM BIR-
MINGHAM, to Miss HENRIETTrA SOPHIA BoLSY.
On Monday morning, 30th inst. MARTHA MONELL,
wife of Peter Monell, and daughter of Enoch Cum-
mings, of the Northern Liberties, in the 20th year of
Her friends and those of the family are respectfully
invited to attend her funeral, from No 497 N. Third
street above Poplar Lane, this afternoon, at 3 o'-
On the 23d inst. CHALES R CUMMINS, of the
Northern Liberties, in the 25th year ofhis age.
At her residence, corner of 12th and Benezet sts.,
on First day, ANN, wife of Joseph Price.
SHer friends are invited to attend the funeral, this
afternoon, at 3 o'clock.
On Saturday morning, the 28th inst. after a short
but severe illness, Mrs ELIZA MYzas, formerly Mrs
Dennis,wife of Samuel Myers, in the 24th year of her
In Rio Janeiro, Aug. 5, Mr HUDSON S FOsTER. of
Philadelphia, aged 29.
SALES OF STOCKS.
,RPORTXD BY THE BOARD o01 BR OKRS.
$429 46 County fives '60 93+ 100
160 shares U S Bank 191 100
5 do do 1194 100
10 do Schuylkill 50 50
1 do Pennsylvania 605 400
20 do Kentucky Bank 851
4 do Lehigh Coal 84 50
15 do Beaver Meadow 53 60
27 do Wilmington & Susquehannah 89l 50
12 do do 40 50
REVIEW OF THE
For the Week ending Saturday, October 28.
Reported for the United States Gazette.
AxsRIcANC UorTTo Goons-There4v no change in pri-
ces and the operations have been limited. BARK-De-
mand active and prices steady, BzgswAx-No recent sale
have come to our knowledge. Corrnx--Thedemand eon.
tmnuesactiva and prices are fully supported; salad of 1100
bags Rio at 101 to litc; some prime green 12*, part of an
import on times not reported; tall 500 bags Lagusyra at
10jalilt, and some at lie; la2*0 bags St. Domingo at 9|; 1
a2W0 do Cuba at 9Jallj; 5Sol bags Maracaibo, price kept
secret; by public sale, 62 bags Rio at 9%; 40 do Laguyra
lOc. cash. Coaa-ISheathing io steady at 27c per lb.-
CoTTOxu-The market has been quiet, owing to the small
stock remaining for sale; some small lots of middling up-
land and fair Virginia hAve been taken at 12a12e.; about
250 balest Tennessee at 8j for inferior to loe for good qual
ty; cash a 4 month. DIsusm 4-. Dy.s-Further sales of
Caraccas indigo at $1 40 per Ib, on time. Dyr Woops
-A lot of redwood sold at $45 per ton, on time. PFisu-
Mackerel are steady at $10 75 a $11, and 08 75 per bbl,
for No,. 1 and 2; in Codfish the sales have been limited.
PFLOuR & MxAL-rhe market has been calm and the sales
for home use: prices r main as previously reported with
unusual small supplies;sales of common to good brands of
superflne Flour at $8 50 to $9 nr barrel: Baltimore City
$8 75 to 09" Western New York fancy br&pds 9 37t;
Rye Flour is held at S5 75 per bbl;Corn Meal, salexiabrls
at $5 235. hbds at 33 50, sine, at 823 each: Buckwheat
Meal, sales in halfbbl at *4 each. FarrT-Market very
quiet and buyers waiting for noew croplMalaga. GLAIN1
-Wheat is still advancing; sales of several lotq ofdomni-
lie at St 80, for Southern awnd good Pennsylvania $1 80
to 9J 6 per bushel; Foreign has been sold in moderate par-
cela at $1 40 for Odessa to 1 74 for good red German;
Ry.e.mall sales ofdomestic at 97ctl; Corn, supplies ii.
A CONTRITEXus.-One has often heard of smug&
glers cheating the revenue officers, but very rarely,if
ever,of a custom house man getting on the blind side
of a smuggler, unless by the exercise of his wonted
vigilance. On Friday evening an occurrence took'
place, which proves that a contrabandiste may
sometimes run his head against the wall. Late on
the evening of that day, a man called at a gentle.
man's house in town, and offered a small quantity
of tea for sale-the servant who opened the door
acquainted his master with the opportunity afforded
him, of procuring a supply of hyson. The quantity
for sale was ascertained to be only two pounds.
The servant having got his cue, told the vendor
that he had a friend in the trade, who would buy
all he had, upon which 51bs more were produced;
but this not being thought by the buyer a suffi-
ciently large transaction, the offerer was told to
bring all he had got,and that it wouldall be taken.
The tea man retired, and in half an hour again
made his appearance with 80 Ibs of fine hyson,
which was deposited in the parlor for inspection,&c.
when, in walked a gentleman who put his paw up-
on the whole, in the name of her majesty. The
tea man demanded what business he had there, and
was informed that he was the master of the bouse,
and a custom house officer, and that the tea was
now in possession of the custom house. Jonathan,
for (who'd believe it) it was a Jonathan who thus
took himself in, walked off minus his tea, to the
profit of the seizing officer, and the great' amuse.
ment of a party of friends who were in the adjoin-
ing apartment.-[Mo atreal Ceurier.
Thanksgiving has been proclaimed in New'
Hampshire, to take place on the 7th day of De-
Oct. 28, 1837.
In the City of Philadelphia, Southwark, North-
ern Liberties, Moyamensing, Penn Township,
From the 21st tothe 28th Oct.
and whereas, resolutions were adopted expressive,
not only of the sentiments of the democracy in re.
lation to the unconstitutionality of the registry act,
but also as to the necessity of prompt, vigorous,
and united action to adopt measures in opposition
thereto, and for the purpose of more effectually or-
ganizing the democratic party, we, the citizens of
the Fourth Ward, Spring Garden, have assembled
this evening to carry into effect, as far as practice
ble, the recommendations set forth in said resolu-
tions-therefore, be it
Resolved, That we will one and all unite with
our disfranchised fellow citizens in demanding from
the Legislature, at its coming session, the repeal
of the obnoxious, unconstitutional, partial, and
infamous registry act, which in its effects deprives
many of our honest and free citizens from the ex-
ercise of their constitutional rights of voting at the
- Resolved, That as citizens of the state of Penn-
sylvania, we have at all times, and under all cir-
cumstances, zealously supported all constitutional
legislative enactments; yet whilst we feel disposed
so to support every measure intended, and operat-
ing to-the public good, we deem any law, which
tends to the disfranchisement of the constitutional
rights of our citizens, a just and sufficient cause,
and ground for individual and united resistance,
believing the elective franchise, purchased by the
valor and blood of our sires, the richest legacy be-
queathed to freemen, and which we are determin-
ed, at all hazards, to maintain untramelled.
Resolved, That whilst we deprecate and despise
the base and hypocritical artifices of our old federal
opponents, In assuming the names now appended
to their colls for meetings, whilst the guise of
the wolf but imperfectly- screens their principles
from observation, we earnestly recommend to the
democracy of the State and Union, to give unto
them their true title and name of federalists, under
which name they have heretofore always opposed
the democracy, whose principles they ever were,
and still continue, secretly and openly opposed to,
yet steal and assume the name, to gull, entrap,
and finally corrupt those, whom they endeavor to
deceive into $he support of their party, the more
effectually to overthrow our republican institu-
Resolved, That We sincerely and earnestly re-
spond to the resolutions adopted by the town meet.
ing of the city and county of Philadelphia, and
recommend to the democratic citizens of the dif.
ferent wards af the city and county, a thorough
and effiiedntnrianiiation of -associations. takinir
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