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* |xHE Democratic Whig voters of Milllm
a county are requested to meet in their re
spective townships and boroughs, at tiie usual
places cf hold ng their Delegate Elections, on
5 A I I It I> A V ,
the sJStI IJ of August,
to elect TWO DELEGATES from each of
srid townships and boroughs, to represent them
in a County Convention, to be held at the
roif.v IIAIJL, m the borough of Lewis
O \ f) A V ,
She 271 i lay of
at "J o'clock, in the afternoon, to put in nomi
nation a Democratic \\ iug ( ounty I'icket, and
do such other business as the good J! the cause
Cy order ot the County Committee.
L. T. WATTSON, Chairman.
OCT" AX EXTRA, containing eight col
umns of advertisements, accompanies to-day's
fZ^Our readers arc referred to a number of
city and home advertisements.
THE WALKER MINSTRELS, an association of
soung men from a neighboring county, gave au
exhibition at the Town Hall on Thursday even
.ng to a large audience of ladies and gentlemen,
who expressed themselves much pleased with
the performances, which were entirely free
from the vulgarity too often found among "rnin
.-uels." A >ecotid performance was announced
for Friday evening. We understand that the
"Minstrels" purpose visiting Belkfonto.
ARREST. —Deputy Sheriff Moore, of Blair
county, arrested Johnston McKtc at Duncan's
Island on Wednesday last, for passing counter
feit money in Biair and Cambria counties. The
notes were of the denomination of $5, ou the
i'ranklin Bank of Baltimore, Western Bank,
Baltimore, and a New Jersey Bank. Some of
the Franklin Bank have been circulated in this
place, aud are well calculated to deceive. It j
would, therefore, be well for dealers and others
to examine carefully before receiving such. 1
McKec, or. hi 3 way down, pent a day or two
here, and left this on Monday in the down
jacket. The amount passed is said to be large.
CORRECTION.—We have been requested to
state that the fight between Long and Eisenbise
nginatcd from a remark made by lxmg to the t
eifect that E. must have struck Wright with a j
stone, to which the lie was given, with the usu
al accompaniments. It was after this that L. ;
made the remark that if E. wished to try it he
should not fight there but step down into the
yard, and if he "could bruise him in that man
ner, he would charge nothing for it."
We also learn that Wright, when intoxicated,
i-ci at times quarrelsome, and had given Eisen
i-Lse- strong provocation on the day of the fight.
A Camp Meeting of the M. E. Church com
menced yesterday, near Dr. Henderson's in the
Valley, and will continue until Wednesday
LATEST NEWS. —The Democrat, in speaking
rf the whig meeting, says that the attendance
was small—the speakers old hacks and broken
t'irn politicians —that resolutions were reported
' ut not adopted, and that the meeting broke up
. i confusion—all which choice information the
• b'.or obtained from "a whig and then adds
int delegate elections will be held on Satur
day, and " the usual of nominating a
whig ticket come off on A/ .id; aj ruxl —the result
' f which w ill be given" in hia next paper We
do not know whether the Democrat intends to
give all this news as a joke or in earnest, but
as there is hardly a word of truth in its whole
paragraph from beginning to end, if intended
far'the latter it out-Herod's Herod by a foot.
No s .ch delegate meeting was called or wiil be
held to-day—no county convention meets on
Monday ma.—and the editor w ill not announce
tiic result ia his next paper. The resolutions |
ufj t :J } ted—the meeting did not break up in ■
confusion, and it nuitc as large as a certain
loLufoeo meeting which at one time adjourned
iroin the Town ilaii into the street for tcant of
room. As for the speakers, wc dare say Gen.
\V. 11. Irwin, A. K. Cornyn, and James T. '
Hale are <; :;tc willing to be cors.idired old hacks i
and iroktii doun politicians, w hen compared with j
iaphraim and the dog-type taker.
jii'.'ai i CotNTt.— The locul'ocos of Juniata
county met rt the Court House on Monday last,
and nominated the following ticket:
Sue;— David Mclvinstry.
Treasurer—Kenjamin F. Kepner.
LIBERAL.—-The democracy of Urn ks county
have raised the enormous suui of >24 ! towards
the r rection ola u.oriumitit over the remains of
the late Gov. fcsliunk.
A GALLANT JLW.—L N the ranks of the Hun
garian an. j , fg'.t.ng fur their liberty, says the
J- Wish (Jltronicii., is a Jewish uflicer of high
merit, M. Dannjberg, who had served under
llie Americans in the Mexican War, but no
Bocner did he hear ol the struggles against op
prcMMon in Irs native country. (Hungary) than
he proceeded from New Vork to Bremen, and
thence to the scene of war, where lie in now
eitrr.irg golden laur >
The Loeofoeo CoiuPy Meeting.
Waul of room last vvecic prevented us f.cm
piying duo honor to the proceedings of this
body, which, we must confess, are both amus
ing and instructive—the former in exhibiting
tiie facility with which "democracy" can
twist and turn itself to suit the ti ues, ami the
latter in showing a party professing to he all
principle to be as devoid ot that article as Irc
| land is of"snakes, Passing over tlio rodomon
tade of the principal speaker, we come to the
resolutions adopted, the first of which reads as
Resolved, That we have no confidence in
the present National and State Administra
If by "we" the meeting meant the office
holders and office-seekers, this laconic con
demnation of Gen. Taylor and Gov. Johnston
1 is no doubt correct—and we dare say that the
"confidence" is fully reciprocated by those
functionaries; but if liiey mean to assert that
the people of Mifflin county have no confi- ;
dence in the National and State Administrn- ;
tions, we believe they aro mistaken. Next i
Ilesolved, That Gen. Z. Taylor, has forfeit- |
cd the pledges which he made, and by which
he induced many unsuspecting Democrats to
vote fcr him and thereby secured his election,
to wit: that "he had no friends to reward nor
no enemies to punish, and that he would not
be the I'iesident ofa party."
Ijtst year the locofocos were anxious to per
suade the unsuspecting- democrats that Gen. j
Ta v lor had no principles, but the honest de
mocrats were wide awake, and have not yet
seen cause to regret their votes. W'e may
also remark that no such sentence as is attri
buted to Gen. Taylor in the above resolution
was ever uttered or written by him. Ot all
the resolutions adopted within tiio last ten
years, there is none that surpasses the follow
Resolved, That we have every confidence
in the honesty and integrity ot our present
Democratic Canal Commissioners.
As it is well known that l/ingstretfi and
Painter are wide as the poles asunder—that
the latter, under cover ot Jesse Miller's pa
per at Harrisburg, is even indirectly assailing
Longstreth as guilty of squandering the com
monwealth's funds—we should like to know
how the meeting can have confidence in both! I
Some people, it is true, have the facility ol
blowing hot and cold with the same breath—
of being tariff men one year and I'ree-tradc
men the next—of being bank and anti-bank
men within a lunar change —of preaching
against monopolies and at the same time send
ing men to the Legislature who give their
votes and influence to the creation of these
dire monsters—but we should like to know
something of the modus operandi by which &
sage meeting i f loco'oco democrats endorses
honesty and dishonesty at the same time.
The late board of Canal Commissioners, com
prising Burns, Power, and Longstreih, has re
repeatcdiy been charged by Painter's paper
with gross mismanagement, squandering of
the public funds, and even worse ; how, then,
j if these charges have even the color of truth to
! sustain them, can they have confidence in the
j integrity and honesty of both, when it clearly
j follows that either Painter must belie Lone
ctreth, or the latter he dishonest ? India-rub
ber, fur stretching loeofoeo consciences, must
be in demand when such glaring inconsisten
cies are swallowed without u.aKmg a wry
j tace. Another resolution says;
R'snheil , That the course of the present
State administration in relation to the Bank
-1 ing pyetem meets with our decided condemiia- •
| tion, and we again endorse the position as
sumed bv the late lamented Francis 11. Siiuuk.
Gov. Johnston's views, as promu'gatod in !
his annual message, are no doubt entertained
by five-sixths of the people of Pennsylvania,
yet this meeting gives them their "decided I
condemnation," while at the same time they
: "endorse the position assumed by the late"
: Governor. What this position is, the meeting
j dor s not explain, perhaps because they cou'd i
I not. A number of the bank charters now in
existence bear the approval of Governor Shui k j
—among them that model of individual lia
! biiity, the Lehigh County Bank—and lastly
: we believe lie professed to be opposed to the
1 chartering of all banks. Now here we have
• at lead three position*—hank, individual lia
bility, and anti-bank ! —all at some time hcid by J
the late Governor; which position do the loco- '
j focos endorse in their resolution! Can any
i one tell 1
FEDERAL HILL, which overlooks Baltimore
harbor, lias been gradually, for \eirs past, un
dermined by persons digging for sand, until it
has become a dangerous place. On Wednes
day night a iand slido took place, from the
eastern summit of the lull, completely demol
ishing several buildings. Fortunately the re
s deuts escaped, though very narrowly.
ADAMITES.—There is said to be a new as
sociation of—maniacs, we mud suppose—forni
| ed in Bohemia under the title of " Adamites,"
all ihe male members of which assume the
1 r.amc of Adu.il, while the females take that of
Eve. They deny the i minor la iity of Ihe soul,
and are practical socialists,
The footway of tiie Wire Suspension Bridge,
extending one thousand and ten feet from
Wheeling to the Ohio side, has been com
pleted, and was successfully crossed on Mon
j day last by a large number of persons.
The Hon. Albert Gallatin, who from infan
cy Lis held a prominent purl in the history of
our republic, diod at New Vork on the 13th
m&t , having nearly reached the ago tf ninety.
CAMELH nut THE I'RAIKIES.—The Boston
I hues aunouncca that a company is forming in
Boston, to m'roduce the use of cameU upon
the i teat prairies of the West.
President Taylor's .Tourney.
As previously arranged, General Taylor left
Washington 011 Thursday of last week. At
Baltimore he was received by a large concourse,
who paid him every demonstration of respect.
From thence he proceeded towards York, and,
as we learn from the York Republican ami Ad
vocate, was received at the State line by the
Governor and Committee of the citizens of
York county, when Coleman Yellott, Esq., of
Baltimore, on behalf of the Directors of the
Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad, address
ed William F. Johnston, Esq., Governor of
Pennsylvania, in the following terms:
GOVERNOR: —We conic from Maryland, hon
ored with a pleasant duty. We come to intro
duce to you and the citizens of your State, a
distinguished visiter. We arc sure that he wiii
be received with the respect due to the Presi
dent of our common country, and with the gra
titude merited by the brave soldier whose gal
lant deeds have covered the American name
with honor and glory. Governor, we now sur
render to the hospitalities of the Keystone
State, General ZA.CH.YRY TAYLOR.
To which Gov. Johnston replied in the fol
lowing appropriate address:
MR. PRESIDENT :—As the honored organ of
the citizens of this Commonwealth, it affords
me unfeigned pleasure to cordially welcome
you within our borders. In their name, and
speaking their sentiments, 1 tender to you the
hospitalities of the State. To you it must be a
source of gratification, and a measure dictated
by a proper regard for your health, to leave for
a brief period the desk of official duty—the
cares, the anxieties and labors incident to your
responsible station, and to forget, amidst the
happy countenances of an honest and imlu>tri
oua people, the perplexities of public office.
To vs, the- presence of the Chief Executive of
ficer of the National Government, in whom are
reposed, in connection with other branches
thereof, the peace, the honor, the dignity, the
public faith, and public justice of the country,
and the prosperity of the citizens, affords an
opportunity of manifesting our devotion to the
sacred cause of freedom, in our undissemblcd
respect to tiic myst exalted olficer of the repub
lic. Although your fame as a military com
mander extends to the furthermost corners of
the earth, and will endure so long as heroic
courage, tem|>ered with humanity, is considered
a virtue—we see you on this occasion clothed
in a still nobler character ; wreathed with a
brighter diadem—the recipient of a people's
iove and admiration—as the supreme officer of
the only free Government of the age. View
ing you in this aspect, we have raised no arches
to military merit—prepared no laurels for a
hero's brow—sounded no trumpet to herald a
conqueror'* approach—but wc have met you as
citizens who love their country, without party
distinctions, to honor your peaceful virtues and
your public character, and to open to our homes
and firesides a free passage for our distinguish
In passing through our ancient Common
wealth : traversing our valleys and our moun
tains —in hastily glancing at the cxbattsUesi re
sources of industry and wealth, in the agricul
tural, manufacturing, and mineral departments
of the country—in travelling through our towns
and ullages, and witnessing the occupations of
our people, you cannot fail to observe the
sources of our prosperity, and the means calcu
lated to encourage them. In mingling in social
intercourse with us, receiving our congratula
tions, and partaking of our hospitalities, you
teach the true principle of equality on which
our government is founded, and leave behind
you a salutary pride for our free institutions.
To us, therefore, as to yourself, your visit will
be of lasting benefit.
Reiterating the gratification of our citizens
at your presence among them, I cordially wcl
cotnc you to our hearts and homes.
President Tay lor, evidently from the impulse
of the moment, and with earnest sincerity, re
plied to this greeting as follows :
GOVERNOR : —I am deeply thankful for the
kind reception which you have extended to me.
1 am also grateful to my Maryland friends for
the hospitalities I have received at their hands.
Travelling, as 1 do, for the sole purpose of
■ obtaining a more intimate knowledge of the va
rious sections of our Union, of their various
pursuits and interests, the kindness with which
1 have been everywhere received by my fellow
i countrymen, has been to me peculiarly gratify
, ing. I have been heretofore honored bv the
confidence of Pennsylvania. 1 feci great plea
sure in now mingling with her people; and 1
pledge myself to endeavor to show, by my fu
: ture conduct, that the confidence of the Key
stone State has imt been misplaced.
At York the party partook of a sumptuous
dinner provided by the borough authorities, and
then took the cars for Columbia and Lancaster,
I at which places he was welcomed by thousands,
j On Saturday they left Lancaster for liarris
burg, where they arrived at 3 o'clock, ami amid
i the firing of cannon, the ringing of bells, and
the acclamation of vast numbers who had gath
ered there from the surrounding country, pro
ceeded to Covcrly's Hotel, where he was ad
j dressed by Robert Hams, Sen. Some remarks
were made by the Geucral in reply, and subse
quently by tiic Governor.
On Monday the President reached Carlisle,
i somewhat indisposed, but soon recovered sufii
; cicntlv to proceed to Chambersburg.
BEDFORD SPRIKC*, Aug. 15, P. M.
General Taylor arrived here safely thisafler
noon. His health lias been entirely restored
and he is in fine spirits. He was received in a
most unique and enthusiastic manner by our
| citizens who turned out in large numbers to
give him welcome.
POPULATION OK PITTSBURGH. — Isaac Harris,
an old merchant of Pittsburgh, publishes a
note in the Gazette, in which he estimates the
population of Pittsburgh at 120,000. lie says,
" there are in our city about 25,000 persons
from Ireland. England, fccotian l, and Wales,
and about the same number from Germany
and France." The number ot Americans by
birth he estimates at 70,000. He adds, "with
in this circle we have about one hundred
BRIO. GENERAL BRADY, of this State, now
stationed at Detroit, is the oldest surviving
officer in the American army. He is now
Colonel of the 2d Infantry. A few days since
thu Genera! was taken violently sick. The
attending physician thought him to he dying
and communicated to him Ins fears. " ileal
the drum—my knapsack is slung, aud Hugh
Brady is ready to inarch," was the soldier-like
Mr. Kwing having removed some fif.cen
Locofocos from his Department, who had rais
ed funds last fall to carry person !r m Wash
ington to vote in Pennsylvania, the i ntou de
nounces the removal as illegal, and advises his
compeers to hold on and claim ttr ir salary !
Let them try it.
The Representatives elect from the State
of North Carolina to the thirty-first Congress t
are politically divided as in the last Congress, ;
viz., fix whigs and three locofocos.
Thomas P. Cfingman, Abraham vV. Venable, !
Joseph I'. Caldwell, John R. J. Daniel,
Edmund Deberrv, William >S. Ashe.
We give the results of the Congressional elec
tions in the Sjates ol' Kentucky and Indiana, a j
corrected by the latest reports :
Ist District, Linn Boyd,
o,j d(j James L. Johnson,
3d do Fini.s E. McLean,
4th do George .11/ red Caldwell,
sth do John B. Thompson,
6th do Daniel Breck,
7th do Humphrey Marshall,
Bth do Charles S. Morchead,
9th do John C. Mason,
10th do Richard It. Stanton,
The names of the locofocos are put in italics, j
The Delegation from Kentucky is politically
divided as in the last Congress—six whigs and ;
Ist District, J Vathanicl .llbertson,
;U do Cyrus L. Dunham,
3.1 do Jvltn /.. Robinson,
4th do GEORGE W. JULIAN, Free Soil, i
sth do If'iliiaiii ./. Brown,
6th do Willis 'J. Gorman,
7th do Edward W. McGaughey,
Bth do Joseph E. McDonald,
9th do Graham .V. , Fitch,
10th do JJndreK J. Harlan.
Of the Indiana Delegation in the last Con
gress the whigs had four members. They now
have but one. The Free-soil member was
elected over a regularly nominated whig by the i
aid of the locofocos.
DEATH OF GI N. JOHN MITCHELL. —The Ih a
ver Argus of last week brings us tbe intelli
gence of the death of Gen. Mitchell. He was -
n native of Cumberland county, but very early !
removed to Centre county. Ho was twice \
elected to the office ol Sheriff of that county. '
Subsequently he was elected to Congress and
served his fellow citizens throughout two suc
cessive terms in that office. General Mitchell
was employed as Surveyor and Civil Engineer,
in the location of many of the Turnpikes in
the Northern and Middle portions of the State. '
He was the first Engineer on the Erie Exten- j
uion Canal, and superintended the construction
of the French Creek F*eJer. He also
ed!y represented ins fellow citizens in the
State Legislature. Early in the administra
tion of Governor Wolf, he was appointed Canal
Commissioner, and served faithfully in that
capacity until the coming in of the Ritner Ad- ,
After lus removal from the office of Canal
Commissioner, he engaged in the Iron busi
ness, and invested in it ail the means he could
command. This enterprise proved disastrous,
and at the age of 63, General Mitchell found j
himself bereft of the earnings of a life of labor
aud privation. In the autumn of 1842, he re
moved with his family to the county of Beaver,
and was appointed Supervisor of the Erie Ex
tension Canal. In this office he was continued
until that portion of the State Works passed
out of the hands of the Commonwealth, when
the Company to whom the works were trans
ferred, re-appointed him to the same office; j
and in the faithful performance of tho duties
of which he was found by the grim messenger
TIIOIBLBS IN FLORIDA. —It is stated by the
National Intelligencer that orders have been
sent from the War Department to Brevet Ma
jor General Twiggs—who is now at Pasca
gouia, Mississippi—directing him to proceed
to Florida, to take command of the military
detaciinr.ents which have been entered there.
Two companies of the 4th Artillery, recently
stationed at Pascagonin. have been ordered to
Tampa Bay, and the Tib Infantry, recently at
Jeffirson Barracks, to St. Augustine. Be
sides these, one company of the 2d artillery,
stationed at Savannah, and one at Charleston,
moved a short time ago lo St. Augustine, and
tbe latter company has already made report of
it* arrival to the Department. A company ot
2d artiiicry, from the Augusta arsenal, is to be
stationed at Pilatka.
These movements have reference, no doubt,
i to the recent disturbances made by the In
dians, and they look as if the Government is
(about to act very vigorously in tho matter.
We trust they will prove effectual in restor
ing tranquility, by keeping the Indians entire
; ly in check.
ROMAN RKFLOLEU. —The British and Amer
ican Consuls uppear to have furnished the
strangers in Rome with the necessary pass
ports to quit the city m safety ; and many of
the parties compromised intend to repair to the
A Military Encampment is to commence at
Gratztovvn, Dauphin county, on the 23J of
September, and lo continue until the 291h. It
is in a pleasant part of the country, and it will
no doubt be well attended.
FAMILY (iatiikkinu. —The descendants
of Richard Haven, of Lynn, Mass.. were
to have had a great family party, at Farm
ingham, on the 3Uih ultimo. Five years
ngo, there was such a gathering of tbe
family, at which 1 300 were present, and
it was then voted to have a second, and if
possible a more general meeting in 1819.
All the Havens, and all connected with
them by mariiage, or who expect to be so
connected, w ere invited lo assemble on the
Hon. .MARTIN V AN BUREN, F.x-Prcsi
dent, has been appointed a delegate front
Columbia county, V V., to the Barnburn
er branch of the Convention at Rome,
without the power of substitution. Ihe
Philadelphia Sun says that the re union
between him and M.YRCY will doubtless be
of the most friendly character !
At New York, on the 14th 109 cases and
At Btooklyn, on the 14th, 28 cases and 13
At Boston, on the 14th. 17 deaths
At Albany, for the 48 hours ending 1391,
20 ca -es and 11 deaths.
At Newark. N. J., on the 14th one now case
i and two deaths.
At New Brunswick; during week ending
: 11 tli inst ,22 cases and 12 deatli-.
At Birmingham, Fa. on the 14th cases
; and 3 deaths.
At Providence, R. 1., on the 11th,4 deaths.
1 At Buffalo, on the lltli instant, sixty
; one coses and sixteen deaths. Whole number
i of ens cs ni nee the commencement of the disease,
I,B92 —deaths, 594.
At Wheeling, Va., on the 13th, the Board
| of Health report two cases and one death,
j About twelve or fourteen cases of cholera,
I two of which proved tatal, heve occurred at
I the Carlisle Barracks, near Carlisle, Fa., with
in the last two weeks. No cases have occur
: red in Carlisle.
At Cleveland, Ohio, the deaths during tne
| week ending lltli tnst., were 34, of which 14
were by cholera.
MORTALITY' IN CINCINNATI —The chol
; era has en nearly disappeared from Cin
' cinnati, that the Hoard of Health, on the
| B'h inst., determined to report but three
times a week. The following statement
shows the mortality of the city from all
diseases, for 7 weeks ending the Gth ir.st.
Week ending June 25th 507
Julv 2d 940
July 9th 1022
' 4 July I Gth 950
July 30th 265
' ' August 6th 211
Total mortality for seven weeks 4,45S
LUMBER TRADE. Any one who has
visited Fort Deposit, (Aid.) at the head of
Chesapeake Hay, during tne continuance
; of the spring freshets, must have been ama
zed at the immense lafts which lie collect
ed lhsre, after a long and tedious voyage
from the sources of the Susquehanna.—
The men w ho piloted them are of themselves
a curiosity, (or rarely are to be seen braw
nier or harder specimens of humanity, and
it is no unfrequcnt case with them to re
trace on foot the long distance they have
The Elkton (Md.) Democrat states that
the annual value of the sawn lumber brought
to Fort Deposit, is $75,000,000; while the
eiiingb's and timber logs, floated down the
; Susquehanna, make the aggregate value
about $200,090,009. On the arrival of
the rafts at Fort Deposit, they are broken
up, and Philadelphia and Baltimore receive
. the greatest portion.
[There is we think some slight mistake
in the above calculation of the Elklon Dem
ocrat. Allowing each rait to be worth
f 1 000, which is probably more than they
average, it would take two hundred thou
sand rafts to make up the amount given
a greatet number than has been floated
down the Susquehanna in fifty years.—
Had the writer put down the sawn lum ■
her at $750,009 and the aggregate at $2,-
000,000, he would no doubt have been
nearer, but still above, the mark.—Ed. Ga
THE WICHITA GOLD REGION.—The ex
citement increases in the western part of
Arkansas, in regard to the alleged exis
tence of gold among the W ichita moun
tains. Continual statements are published
to corroborate the original reports. The
latest we have seen is in a letter from
Doaksville, in the Chetokee nation, which
says that some one recently brought down ■
a bulbous root, picked up in a valley among !
these mountains. In order to keep it fresh, j
he retained a quantity of earth around it
and placed it in a sack. When taken from
the sack and the earth washed, it was
found to be full of particies of pure gold.—
This may or may not be true, but is so
much like an old story of an English nat
ur.dist, who took plants from California
and found gold among their roots, that
certainly it is not original. At all events,
there is an excitement in Arkansas, and
great fears are expre-scd lest tlie gold re
gion may be in the territory of the Cher
okee nation, guarantied to them by our
government. In this case the Indians will
claim all the profits.
J .MILITARY ENCAMPMENT.—The Milita
ry Law of Massachusetts is considered by
very many lite best in the Union. There
is an annual general enrollment of all lia
ble to duty in case of emergency; but there
are no 'fi >od wood' trainings. It is a pari
of the system, however, to encourage the
formation of uniformed companies—each
member to receive $• a year. For this,
they are required to do c imp dutv three
days in the year. In accordance with
this law, there have been recently 4000
men in camp 3t Wooster, where a grand
review took place on Thursday.
Hoi SK SNVKES. —We have been credibly
informed that a green house snake, about 16
inches long, was found creeping into the month
o| an infant child of George Shilp, who resides
about a mile from this place. The child was
asleep on the boti when the mother came in,
and in ht-r first attempt to draw it out she
lore off part of the tail. ISho then grasped it
with the blanket and extra-ted it. It had on
tered about half its iengtli. The child was
suffocated fcr about ten minutes before it re
covered, and vomited blood the next morning.
Suabury [ Pa.] American.
Mr: Greeiv, being asked bv a corres
pondent nt what season of'he vear a gold
hunter should start hence for California,
replies graveiv, 'We consider the Ist of
April as good a season as any.'
Twenty two homeopathic physicians of
New \ ~rk and Brooklyn, report that up
to August 2d, they hovo treated 102 cases
ot cholera only 23 of which proved fatal-
Latest Foreign Nen-s,
The steamer H.bens t arrived at !•„ ,
J •) on
Wednesday rn rrnng inst.
LIVERPOOL —August 4th—Trade en- n "
has continued qmet but fdcady, the pr.'*-'.
of the Harvest being of the MOST OIV'J- : , "
Under the prospects of a good harvest Bread
stuffs of all descriptions are depressed .parti *
ularly 1 idian Corn, ol which there is J
aiiiuunt of good and prime quality on hand
The Hungarians continue successful. Tip
have defeated and oat rnanreuvered i}„. Cl ,'J
binetl armies of Austria and Russia. placing
former in }*r<| and cutting off the latter Jy, !
their base of operations. The three gr )r ,i
divisions of tlie Hungarian army, undei IU ,
Deinbineki and Georgey, are in tull comnmn'.
cation with each other, and ready to act
concert—their respective positions being ren |
dered secure bv the nature of the country.—
The whole population are assisting the Hun.
garians, by supplying them with all nerssa
ry fixl and provisions, as well as in convey
ing them intelligence of the enemy's move
The London News of the 3d contains Vies
na dates to the 26th July. Lord Palmerstou's
speech fell like a thunderclap upon the Mia
isters. The news of Georgey's victory over
the Russians at Coassed, and his entry into
Kesthavv, came at the same time.
There were rumors even of the Austrian
government having intentions to negotiate tor
It is reported that Temeswar has surrender
ed to the Magyars.
Ban Jeßachich was continuing his retreat
toward the South of Bervia.
Gen Bern announced his last great victory
in three words which are as follows, viz
'ZJcot,' 'bam,' 'bawm!' In a later despatch he
says, 'our army has now to conquer but two
Letters from Cracrow of 23d June state that
a number of Russian troops, who were on the
point of leaving that city for Hungary, hid re
ceived counter orders.
Seventy railway wagons had arrived at Cra
cow filled with wounded Russian soldiers from
llnrigary. A postscript in a Liverpool paper
of the 4*th gives accounts from Hungary THROUGH
I'aris and Vienna, announces another battle at
Eylaw, in which the Hungarians were victorious.
It appears that the troops of Dembinski and
Paskiewitch came to an engagement which end
ed in the total defeat of the Russian forces.
General Havnau is described as being in a most
perilous condition. The Magyar Generals are
masters of the whole line from F.sev to Asora,
having direct communication with Belgrade and
the Turki-h provinces. On the 15th of July, A
desperate battle was fought at Waitzen between
the Russians, commanded by Paskiewitch, and
the Hungarians under Georgey, in which the
latter were completely victorious. The army
of Georgey broke through the lines of tne ene
my and inarched North, thus effecting a junc
tion with the main army. A letter from the
seat of war says that the charges of the Hun
garians upon Paskiew itch's divisions were tre
mendous, and the Russians were completely
borne down and compelled to yield before the
terrible onslaught of the Magyars, who fought
with unexampled courage and daring. Another
letter describes the Russian retreat to Donakess
before Derabenski's Huzzars as a disorderly
liight, aud says that the Russians were only
saved from annihilation by the timely arrival of
It was admitted in Vienna on the 4th. that the
victory of the Hungarians was complete.
There has been a change in the Austrian
FRANCE. —The President of France isona
tour to the South. On his return to Paris be ;S
to review the whole of the army of the Seine,
amounting to 150,000 men. The spectacle J
fixed for the 15th of August.
There seems to be every prospect of a most
abundant harvest. In some of the departments
the wheat has already been cut under the most
The funds are also on the advance, so that
national prosperity seems to be within the grasp
of the government.
The President is still accused of aspiring to
the imperial crwon.
ITALY. —Although the French have restored
the government of the Pope at Rome, they have
not succeeded in persuading his holiness to re
turn to the Vatican.
The Milan Gazette of the 2J states that a
rumor was current on the Neapolitan frontier
that Garabaldi had embarked lor America un
der favor of disguise, and that the bands o1" the
Tuscan Appeniues merely kept his name as a
sort of safeguard or watchword.
Charles Albert, ex King of Sardinia. dit-J at
Lisbon on the 28th of July.
TVRKEY. —Advices from Constantinople state
that an army of 60,000 men have been order
ed to assemble on the Hungarian frontier to
protect the Turkish territory, aud to disarm a I
who might make the attempt to cross the fron
tier. A Russian Polish paper states that a re
publican conspiracy has been discovered 'i
Russia, that the conspirators intended to over
turn the reigning dynasty, and establish a re
public. Numerous arrests had been made.
Is there a respectable man in Bediord
county who approves of the gross and beast
ly attack in the last Federal Gazetteup-.n
Gen- TAYLOR ? We do not believe thero
is one. If there is one let us have !i9
name. The following are a few of the ex
pressions found in an article occupying
about half a column in that little 7 by 9.
'Gen. Taylor came into the FiesiJfO*
tial Cli3ir with a lie upon his lips.'
IK- has an 'unclean conscience.'
He is 'one of the most ignorant atti
reckless men ever elected to a response
He is a 'mere man of straw.*
'Taylor is a fraud upon the country
'He is despised for his irear.herr.'
'lie should be made to occupy the ceii
of a prison instead of the Presidential mis
'Ho has digraced himself.'
Would it he believed that the very
who prints these things of Gen. Taylar
now, only two vea. s ago was anxious w
take him from the field of battle and (>!.'<
him in the Presidential chair, 'W ''
OUT AN ELECTlON'—pronounce'
him a Democrat, and said that lus naffl ß
was worthy to he associated with thenawr*
.T Washington nd i*uo ) el
such is the fact. Why this ch n g e
The only reason for it is that he l3* reir '
veda few Locofocos who were either
faulters, dishonest men, or had prusiitu ll "
their offices to political purposes and in
suited the Wings who had any
in tor course with them. Shame ! ShanK
Gen. Htrrisi n's old residence at \ iti r ' n 1
la is advertised tor sale.