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Gentlemen are invited to Dail and examine. •
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vig,ismo,taPitP.SSlll'rlrlishel,,fiora tie City of
kaidelpbtri.,riery riritardryi ,- ; . "
is canducted 4 upon Natfeltni Ptitieipleii and will
tatiOld`tUO'rltslits of-the Statee. - olt• will resist fattati
elm 111 , 410.1110'4,m:id 'will be demoted 'to colliery
*tiro tioctritteevea tap , true !ono dation of valid pros
perity and,noolit ardor. , gutob. , si-\We.kiy:.iadmai ;has
long beeti'destregin the T.lnikri Statbit And la to ,va.
tits this tirintihet TIII9 IVIOHLT.PBF As ir,kr,buguov
'THU IvrAKtrir , PRZINS Is Printed O n exam" at white
peper, - eleat', tiew type, and, in°,4datie (Demirel/1r trindlog.
It contains :all the Hens of the dry' Corridjondonce
from OW World, sod , the ;Him.; Ilorneatii::lntelli.
meet - . iter,orts of the ••rridue, lifathebt VW-wary Re-
Yiews i-Itliseellinientutfielietiotts • the progress of Agri
culture.in all its sayio . ,UX esttartrtionte, ,htt
ra - ,Tertos, wtonriablgia'adtantie, -, •
Tag wyxlcur Plitns Bill be suet to •
aubfiriberej mail, at - - $2 00 pet annum.
Twenty'depleis, when 'sat to one .
anent, '2O 00 "
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-eatrotopy to the roittir-no or the Cirab. -
out Masters-tar mutated to act art s APIA* ler -WI
I will esteem it agreat fewer it nil prdliodaniprr
renal friend", and all , other" who ',desire at,first
Weektrffewinimik, will ;ettere theme to gluelrtg
..ft'ERIS.LY PRIM a large oirrrlatroartritheLr regootiro
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• Voldiontion meet oiYits visiEK4' 'PEW; No. at
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Arit.untll 'Opttr,jiy, I, Clair intir4 stock at • .
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TAMPARIiII AND.FUDLINIVI XXiIIIII3I3I.Y,TOR
0/IBISTDIAS AND HOLIDAY. SALBS
RETAIL, AT WHOLEBALIO PHIOBS,Aik• - ;
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eouitt of The of tiettvitteeelet i tri
gomerz_ Martin.-Illnetreted id% "steel elagrevirigs of
the quiel l eil plfieetie Ingie44,ttif Seines, !missile;and.
Vitinted:.; A.: l s, l tel a trn the seta t 9f ll;;:1, 1 17 i fer.
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wqrquAr. mum et:AU—TT:Lend.
inithe Doubtful Ples'sDirstrupbt r Ouid illustrated
tot th,verfnUmerotto Angrarlow on World, in 'thti high
est style of art .; forming eols.i impertel tiro.
.The eubscriben her* been wielded to seam three
coplen of-this xusgnikeent edition of .13lit&OPeare,
has longbeen'exeeedingly scarce, irrnedlite
t,onwill be netessasy Dor event dfsemointmencin pro.
curing eosiles. 43.4: PRICE & CO.,
• loipOrteitt of dinglioh looks;
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- with liemoireand NOM, by Dr, D. Milton Mackenzie:
Third Union. 0 - edrinere, Witiblfribralts and fae
mingles. , Prioe-15__ - -
!NAOMI moolluakmal The liiisillisieems Writ.
Sage of tho late liegieril Jr:S*ll44*th Memoir
and Notre, by Dr. 11: it Meekinste - . - Complete
in 5 volamea,yrithNortrait:. Priee,per cloth, I.
LIPS OP Tkill.ll,l. HON: JOHNEHILIPOT 01.111115.14.
DI his Elton, Wm. Maury Curran; with Notes and Ad
ditiona, by Dr. B.:'Sheitrinillimireissie ' arid a Portrait
en Stool anddro-almile....Third Edition: 12coo l dolt:
TDB A Na
tiorial Story; beitnithe drat'"or lady" Morgas's Norele
aid Bonraneett. - -.. With as.. Introduction and Nolen, by
Dr.' B. ' Shettot!' - fdaelrentle. -- "yols4 12n0., cloth.
BAILEINOTON4OBBTONI4S...PerroriaI fiketehea of his
,Own Time, BTBk Jonali Barrington, with Matra'.
Beni bYPourthv Edition. 'With Memoir by
:DriNattenife.' 'limo. Oath. 7: Pries
MOM'S: LINN •OW ,
Memoirs. of the,
'JAM of it* Bight YlOll. Diehard - Brantley Sheridan.
B.Thomitir.,Mciore ~• wilt Portrait and *41 0 4. -
vids. - , - 12mo:, cloth . - Prieeli:
Bi,410011t! -By Dr. R.-Shelton liaehenelo.
;ThirdEditien: amp,. cloth. 'Price $1...„ -
11121 DISTORT OP Tao WARTS THE PENiNfitiLh.
Bylfelor General Sit, W. P.P. Napier; (wen 'the "an... -
itheetlierf mi6e editiOn, with fy4errMappse and
plineerhee kortralteinriltesteand a compote .baden,
ANTED I , ;.IOSIINREMSIII9-414., Bompleteln 1 eel,
THE 1101 LEST . -• By Y. Hastingtoi anther of ' , lady
"AlbanEs,. • liseend
iicis.:-Ntice ALIA, . •
ALBAN pf,-The libitory - or 'a Young Pakten'. By I.
4. Haniiegtoa ; 2 volo.il2lA9;foloth. Price 118.
QIINTOANIVELL Se - SOL•131B'
llileg OBTOM HOIMit limning, hive al•
weigielinirivgliren Boole. 1 0entlevien boot •
warnailinne _WOO tail 014,, limigecis,to price; and , Yek.
+Est/ , kAgiitliiitt.lnflkelliattogill books pureness( in matt
et ltu ~ w(4,1 0 144 . •14kciontipueui receiving from
H 44411.111 from
1114AIIABY : k00:, OM . STRUT STREET.
'Arno STISFANO SILVER WANE,
Walker *toil ost"thi p WAWA neliall sly
iiyliAltirsritFilarted to ilea oat swum
WATOREI3: - .
toinnefoitfy on inioti n'oilezotta itook oi
)I:skim, of ell the eslebrated exakdri.
HoekWee, Bracelets, Brooebee, Zarllnge, /Inger.
Bio`i t ned ill other articles is the Mama line.
Dresrhese, otr NSAW VSSIGNO will ,ba mat Sri, of
.41e• for flow *oldie work mule to order.
. • RICH GOLD . JEWELRY. .
A 'beliatiful- itAtorttnimt - ot Ml the - new strleior Pine
- Itorelryi ouch se Weida, Stone and Shell cameo,
Vona, - Carbuncle,. bisreedelto,
Leta, do., do.,
enEvrillaxcuarosap. flAnsTo, wArtasa,
. Alen, 1tr044 Ais *Oki clOpcs,
sill if iirelot „ sal-d twkwly,
, • 'NIS . , ')I4NAPACTURIPS OP Wit.lol(9Afilla
• :" PRILOBkrI3IA. •
Pigongon. -, " Availing Pggoiaitor
S OALDWELL '&
bIiViTNUT,'SXI,9IS i STUTer,
lotonvirtie9r i ls'ptobee and Yiat, Jewrelry, Itantdantt-
IVra of Btotlingaid StindaMAilvtr lea thilinTts t wa
Elgoppo, sole mobli for 010 *oh of, Obarloil zrodebarreo
11 .W..feriOe•4 01 4•11tdo.1 .1roodoir" Titriektopers-0 the
efses onlistte; iriatip 1266, .278;i0d 1900. -
r. • •• • - •
Sheldoldirldt f rorgloaxt vs* W4lllll.
L 7 l l l3 4 j r2 l :P l ikilt u til iag
'ATI yncldtikt.l4reitt,- - ntoyff ifi lbird; op . ; i;tsitnj
' oh hand and fat nein to; ke Trida
21TALTZT_I :mantautnos annoy_ ma, true
ousind. GOBLETS ' CUPS WAITEEIIi. BAI3.
fpiltmoss, uteivy,s; iron, rotut., , ,
-11.6.DLES,- &o: viial•BlCsontnting'on allikindi metal. - ne2-1,
._, -. • . .
42 I._LVEIt , '.WAR: ,, '-wz -.. ' - ,
1,7 . WILLIAM WILSON k ION" -
Mlttrird.CTOßZ/VC 01' SILA , KR.W.4II.II, .
~- J : • '( RSTABLI811,11.0 2810,), .-%.
• . . , li..W. , Oontian inrririaft• OttllflßY STRIATII.
" . , !Jorge. agrottiltiont Of: BILY/Ift.W.Aftlf, .of every do.
t.., , .. , _ rii n lctio ,JI coostuittrotkitka or tfla4l to ardor to teditab
\, r - pat* a ditsfred. ' ... - ,
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ed:. , ..• - portals of Bbstletl9* liffibingbim -imported
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IPPANIC- OF PENNSYLVANIA 'NOTES'
,jue • RIMMED AT LAB; fireat balgaina at
HELOOLER'Sfand notes of the above bank taken In
' °MAU and TAWAS at en immense reduction,
lowa lees than the cottnl material, from $4 to
/troche Long and Square Shawls, from $4 to $5O.
bordered Stella and Crape Shawls, very cheap.
Paramattas, Detainee. Coburg", Valenelas,
,lilt wool. Detainee, Robes a gallies, d 0,, ho., at an
'enormous sticritice. ' •
GLOVES, RIBBONS AND EMBROIDERIES, at
greatly reduced prices, as we are determined to soil
,VALENCIA AND HONITON SEUL—We hare just
riiceiced shalt - Q.O lot, which we offer at lees than cost
of. importation. ' Now is the time for bargains at
P.' A. T. H. DEMMER'S,
' , de7.01 S. W. corner Eighth and Spring Darden.
-10PROADOLOTOS; CLOAK. CLOTHS.--
Fine Black Broadcloths, reduced In price.
Heavy Black Beaver Clothe.
Light colors and Black Mohair Cloth;
BATINzTB AND OASSIMERES.
Puil and complete Mock of these geode.
Hood Union Cafteimeres, front auction,. 40 ate.
Side-itrlpo Union Oarehneree, 50 cents.
COOPER 84, CONARD;
B. E. corner Ninth and Market stet
TINE CLOTH CLOAKS, READY /CADE,
or made to order, 10 24 hours' notice.
Lot of Cloaks at SS, reduced front $lO.
(Hooke or every style for Wiwi, Mime and Mal
CLOAK AND SHAWL ROOM.
COOPER & COWARD,
S. E. corner Ninth and Market ate.
Fi" =GAY STYLES BAY STATE
- Blftoket,• Franalk Blaninat, Thibet,
Brach*, Cidniren , or and Genial /Shawls in
01,(411 AND aRKS9I, 16011.
poppvi & OONARD,
,1.407. 7 6 V - , 8. N. corner Mo th mud Market all.
GLOVES.—S 11 A R P
-v y 1110TilEna, N. W. cocoon , MGM and
OREBTATT t , hoe in store- - - - •
Gents' lamb's wool lined Dock 614412t1ei4.
'Do .do' do.
:Do loupe, cloth-plunb Hood Gloree.
Do • do, , Lisla Thread.
Alto ) ltiles' Backtloontlote.
Do , _gm t do.
Do Oloth Gloves, plush lined. _
Do Vele Thread, do.
. Do": 511 k Toteta, de. del
VILK,:VELIMTS , -sHARPLESS
Tkistu3 eirer st toll assortment of Black Lyons Vel
ve • - - '
Alliesidling for veattogs and coat collars.
Alsosumlor Lyon Olos:k Velvets, from 30 to 86 Inches.
OILBSTItIIIT and &MITE Streets.
s Bl e sB U t t f i l l' f iLL HI L I D 0 EA r
;0110C,.. 1 %; SHAWLS,
ANDi. Mx, FOR $ 1 !
A splendid assortment in everr color centre at
$lO, $l7, 514, 510, Els, A 2 5, and $2l.
We do believe we can offer the best
ONE DOLLAR BLACK SILK IN "RiLADELTHIA !
Bich tam Wks from 10 onnte to SI. 21
English and ktertimack'Osticos reditoeld to IV cents.
-French MerinonsiEnglish oobotugs an&DeLaines, very
Blankets Vlanuels„aloths and Oessimeras , ,
DREAD CLOAKS AND BLANKET SHAWLS!
' Irish Linens of our own importation.
Hosiery, - Motes, and LinenScarfs &e., /60.1
at • TELORITLE+ & cdtaws.
N corner of mount - and /WRING GARDEN.
RE BEY AND BELL VOR °ANIL d 6
IOPEDItTiOtt : IN 1111,E§S TRIMMINGS.
r Yaney VIIENXTi No:, formerly $1.26.
BALL TRIMMING, Bratded.Drop 31r, formerly 75.
Do do . Flom Drop 250, do N.
And PAN,OY,TINISUMNOR OBEERALLZ
AT TOLL MA
G. MS IMAM:IIOXL
.1. MAXWELL & SON,
CHESTNUT, below Elevonth, and
!SECOND, below Spruce.
BOYS' CLOTHING. -
, F. A. HOYT & BRO.
Rave non on hand &very large assortment of
Suitable for tbeprosenteeaton,.trldch they feel dlowed
, ASSEMBLY BUILDINGS,
- B. W. COI3IIIII TIME OgNI3TMUT STII.
have a largo assortment of uncut goods,
ofouperiorlity and make, to order from. 44-1 m
LADIES' OLOA NGS.
BaKanzss anoTi3X4 offer A fell tutsortment
Black and Oolored IMA4IT CLOTHS.
" ENGI4IBII BEAVERS,
" FANNOLL PILOT 3,
;Hied 011111.011 ILLA CLOTHS,
TUNTRD CLOTID3, in lie* *Wes.
/flack 'MOHAIR and LION MIN for Trii;olnlnga
ATIENkiESE AND PARIS
BROOIIE LONG SIIAWLS.
, Onlaud, rin attentive stock;curoprielug all grades,
•In the itioat desinible- colors and deaigna,•prirchaled at
thdlate Aitation Salsa in this city and New York,
; - AT GREATLY .NPOLiOND, PRIOYIS: ,
Superior Goods at $lO, SU, - •
•• , ICUS,WNN sToDDART- NitrITUNR,
•Nita,,dsll, 442; and 4h North peOnd StreVon.
MAIM ?'ooTlf SPOONO EPSOM, abo ve
- - 141110vr,
hive hisi4 air" eaterieive dear of - • • '
DROAD - OLOTHS,
Purchased at the late Auction sales itt Yrin9rNos,
dt-y , NRDUOND
SANK OF FENSSYLVA.V.IA.—SPE—.
ORAL NOTION.—AII the notes on the Dank of
Pennsylvania redeemed at par for DRY GOODS, salting
at lone than Auction prices. Melina, Linens, Clothe,
01181111710T611, Blankets, Shawls, CaNowa, Detainee. at a
great madam, in connection with our entire etoek,
;which WIII be cold at prices which will astonish all who
may favor an with a call. Penneyivenin Dank Notes
taken the lama an specie, (we make no difference,) at
OLEVDD. It. JOHNSON'S Pennsylvania Dank Note Dry
Goods Store, No. 1003 MADDET Street, above Tenth,
N.. ll.—Orders received for the very best Schuylkill
Coal; Ppaintylvania Dank Notes ta H. ken in payment.
No. 1009 Market Area.
J. LEVY & CO.,
IN esimpienoryom REMOVAL
Now being erected for them in
- • - CHESTNUT STREET,
• ABOVE 11011114
Have determined, fora porlod of
-To dispose of a large amount of their Stock now in store
LOW PRICES FOR CASH.
Theyluvits the attention of the Public and their Una•
:toroerato one of the meet complete assortments of
SUM AND FANCY
To be found In thie country, which will be disposed of
for the period named, at such prices u will Inure their
NEXT TO THE CUSTOM. HOUSE
GREAT SALE OF LADIES' CLOAKS.-
A FURTHER REDUCTION IN PRICES
his been detinnined on by the subscribers, in con
- • sequence of tbe continuedpressure.
500 MISSES' ENGLISH BEAVER CLOAKS,
, formerly $3 N.
. 800 MISSES l s2 acausn minvEn CLOAKS,
• $3 50, formerly $5 50.
050 SUPERIOR FRENCH BEAVER CLOAKS,
$6 to $6, cost to import $1 to $lO each.
LONG MACK BEAVER CIRCULARS,
160, formerly $l2.
RICH BLACK VELVET CLOAKS,
• All 20 per cent. below cost of production.
J .W. PROCTOR & CO.,
Successors to Geo. Buick' & Co.,
2mo d 70$ CHESTNUT etreet.
LADIES' DRESS TRIMMING%
-1 1 -s
NEW GOODS OPENED DAILY,
,` J. O.I.IAXWBLI, So SON.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL STORES,
19E6 CHESTNUT Street, four doors below Eleventh
And 318 S. SECOND St., below Spruce.
PAOTORIKS.—Noe. 03 and 97 GEORGE St.,
Tenth, and SECOND Street, near Union.
Orders made at after hours' notice. ae22 4mlf
pints u- FURS!! FURS!!! FURS!!!!
•AL , '
• JOHN FAREIRA & 00.,
lingdrterit, Manufacturers, and Dealers in
FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN.
Having manufactured an immense Stook of FURS,
with the expectation of doing our usual bueiness, the
present preesure of the times, and comparative Anna,
time of trade, have left us with an unions' amount of
Stook upon our shelves.
Il Is to meet this &Matti that we hale now
Teuton - o'ot our
At Pekoe actually lose than
, THEIR COST TO INANUFACIT ORE
We have Alan on hand a lats and complete assort•
MI of which mill be soak et very
No. 918 MATMET Bt., bet. Eighth and Ninth,
noio.ow South side
LL The, subscriber bogs leave to announce to hie
friends and the public that he will open hie SALOON
f.ir their reception on
MONDAY, 14th inst.
' His sleet (a largo and rich variety) will consist of
PRESERVED - AND CRYSTALLIZED FRITZTS
:COTS CRERRIES,•.P/NEAPPIX, PEARS,.
LIMES, GAGES, QUINCES, &0.. dio.
EONSONS...4I large and fresh ORM talent.
lANOY,TOYEl 7 )feehanical Toys, paper, wood, and
ritior-Ami endless variety.
FANCY BOXES—Nerfest styles, few and plain, and
Vapid aniortnient, of ever possible destription.
• AIRS * - CARAS, CORNETS, BASKETS, VICTORIAS,
all of recent Importation,
at* irhtehfam extent and variety will defy competition.
, - NoiSaffeby ' B. NENRION, Confeeilonet., .;
kl4llnrr stort *bore Fierentis.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1867.
PEEL UPON PALMERSTON
The ineaslon of democratic principles into the
effete and aristocratic Institutions of the old
European sovereignties, though gradual; has
been 'sufficiently apparent. Steam, after all, is a
great revolutionary agent. It enables American
citizens to run from New York to Liverpool
in ten or twelve days—to fly along the 200
miles to London in five hours—to rush from
London to Paris between breakfast at 0, and
dinner at 7 o'clock—to traverse Europe with
equal rapidity, and every whore to exhibit the
go-ahead action of free and independent men,
who choose their Chief Magistrate from among
themselves, and acknowledge only ono su
preme majesty all over their groat land, name
ly the Majesty of the Constitution, protected
by the Law.
Now and then, (and the instances are not
so rare as to bo wondered at), we find the
American free-and-easy manner of speaking
Of public men and public things, followed by
British politicians. There was a time when
it would have boon a sort of petty treason
against the dignity of Parliament for one
Member of the House of Commons to speak
his mind about and against another—and he a
Cabinet Minister. Had he dose so, the cry of
" Fair Play" would have been raised, and con
ventional people, turning up the whites of
their virtuous eyes, would have said "How
dreadful ! to attack a man behind his back,
when you might have met him face to face
on the floor of the House of Commons, and
received a reply within flve minutes after you
made the attack." True enough; but a thing
of this sort is not fair play. Sir ROBERT PEHL,
for example, at a public dinner in his own bo
rough, at Tamwortb, has been freely comment
ing upon the conduct or misconduct, the cha
racter or want of character, of that jauntiest of
ail public men, HENRI' VISCIOUHT PALMERSTON.
As there were newspaper reporters to take
down his speech, it really was delivered to the
Tatuworth voters, but generally to the world,
and particularly to PALMERSTON himself. Not
a tithe of such a speech would lie have been
allowed to utter in Parliament. Before he had
reached the terminus of his sixth sentence,
he would either have been coughed down
by some of the Ministerial myrmidons, or
have-had his words drowned in cries of
" Order, order" from some of the ancient fat
headed legislators who, themselves unable to
utter two consecutive sentences clearly
thought and intelligibly expressed, have a
cruel 'delight in watching for holes in other
persons' coats, in order to enlarge them. The
House of Commons, assuredly, in the t ime of
PREL 1173tc,1 Pansmawrox, the Ortinfflf would
have been non-suited. In tte Court of Com
men Sense, the result woind have been, and Is,
wholly different. Seated on the Trenaury
benches, with his Working majority to cheer
him through, Peanuerwee would have pooh
poohed PEEL. At Ta.mworth, where Pram is
paramount, the result would he otherwise.
Some of our modem maybe curious to know
what manner of man this Sir ROBERT PEEL
may be. Ho is the eldest son of the late Sir
Itcperm the man who granted Catholic Eman
eipaelon and Free Trade—wholly against his
' , Wit. He is now about thirty-flue years old,
r.id,had some experience, in the diplomatic
line, from 1844 to 1850, when he succeeded
to his father's title and vast wealth. At the
same time, he was elected M. P. for Tam
worth, (a borough chiefly owned by himself,)
which his father had represented for twenty
years. 'lle- is brotberdn-law to thares°l4
nected with the highest nobility of England.
He is a smart, clever, garrulous young man,
utterly fearless, and so uncertain a politician
that, however he may speak on a subject, no
one is sure of him until he votes. Eccentric,
dashing, and hasty, the general impression is
that ho has got what the Scotch call " a boo In
his bonnet." At all events, be is odd, clever,
Some cause, never ascertained by the public,
induced ParmEasrox, nearly three years ago,
to make this young man a junior Lord of the
Admiralty—his principal qualification for such
a place probably was the fact of having nar
rowly escaped shipwreck in the Gulf of Spoz•
zia, a short time previous. As a member of the
Administration, ho was muzzled, to a certain
extent, and committed no oratorical escapade,
for some time. Last year, being a man of
vast wealth, able to spare the expense, ho was
sent to Moscow as secretary of Lord GRAN
viitm's special mission to attend the corona
tion of the Czar. Me spent his money freely,
but, some time after his return, being called
upon to speak at a public dinner, astonished
his auditors by giving a ludicrous account of
hie adventures in Russia, ridiculed the Prince
nx LIONE, laughed at Admiral Name,
accused the Count DE Moßxr of being a
swindling speculator on the Bourse at Paris,
and wound up by plainly intimating that Rus
sia, where he had to •pay $1,500 for ono
dinner for himself and two servants, was an
extended den of robbery.
Of course, such declarations as these, pub
lished not only in England, but all over Eu-
rope, created a groat sensation. They led, wo
believe, to Sir ROBERT'S resignation of office,
On the principle of a well-bred dog voluntarily
quitting a house by the door, when he saw
preparations on foot for kicking him out of the
It may be presumed that Sir ROBERT PEEL
has some cause for dissatisfaction with Lord
PAIABRSTON. If so, ho works It out thus,
Ho commented in a facetious speech, sur
charged with bile, upon PALmEnsrox's political
short-comings. First, as respects the revolt
in India, which the Administration, for a long
time, instated was only "one of the periodical
emirates which occasionally excite, the people
of India." Now, said PEEL, this so-called
mints that had taken place had shaken the
Anglo-Indian empire from ono and to the
other, and in throe months it coat the lives of
more ofticors than perished during a similar
period in the hardest months of the Crimean
war. No loss than two hundred and seventy
officers bed either been massacred or had died,
or had fallen in the field—two hundred and
seventy in throe months. That was certainly
a greater proportionate lose than during the
severest trials in the Crimea. After the mid
denness of the blow, the Government resolved
to send 40,000 armed men to India, and never
in the history of the world did any country
send 40,000 men and maintain them ten thou
sand miles away from her shores. But hero,
adds Pen, comes blame to the Government.
ct They sent these troops by way of the Cape,
and surely every one knew who had common
sense that the best route to take would have
been across Egypt. They had the means, and
yet they did not adopt it." A few battalions
went from England to Calcutta, via Malta and
Egypt, in seven weeks; the time occupied by
the passage round the Cape of Good Hope
would bo 130 for sailing vessels, and 75 to 85
days for steamers. None of the troops thus
sent round had reached in time to share in the
assault on Delhi or the relief of Lucknow.
This is a strong complaint. More followed.
Peer, declared that Lord PALMERSTON was
humbugging the people—that the corporation
of London was composed of a set of fawning
sycophants—that the Duke of Cambridge had
not earned the honors that have been heaped
upon him—and that the speeches delivered
during the recess have, for the most port, been
slavish and slavering effusions on the Prime
Minister. On one of these speeches, PEEL
delivered the following amusing comment:
"Another gentleman addressed his constituents
at a county meeting. Ho is a very warm suppor
ter of the Government, and he
_said he , was not a
friend of Lord Palmerston's oik but h'e was then.
Be said, 'Lord Palmerston, lemon, is ono of
the greatest men in England ; be gets up at six
every morning, and writes till twelve—(ail this
was In the papers)—l know it, he said; oh, I know
it. Ile goes out shooting—more of scums for sm.
else than amusement, know It; and while shoot
log he receives the Government despatches, takes
off his hat, steps aside, and writes the answers
while Polite is reeking up partridges. (Loud laugh-
PHILADELPHIA, TV F :,DAY, DECEMBER 8, 1857.
ter.) He writes till twelve at night, Ana then,Aeas
to bed.' " ( Applause) ,
Further, PEE; said that it was PAisiit-
TON'S Way to stand by those whom he 10;9-
pointed, and that, therefore, he had probed'
Lord CANNING, the Incapable Viceroy of ;in
dict. Why, PEEL asked, a why had not RA I 4-
LOOK, NEILL, and NicitoLsou 'boon pratO?
Look what the British troops had done, 11Itd
Lord CANNING anything to do with the'
tore of Cawnporo, tho storming of Delhl4or
the relief of Lucknow ?"
Lastly—and thir , was perhaps the. unkit4est
cut of any, seeing that his Royal niglit4ss
bad not greatly distinguished himself injho
Crimea, though ho is cousin to Queen Q.
alA—ho laughed at the folly of the city oti r n
don giving, and the Duke of Cambridgilre
sumptuously receiving, a sword, on the bigf
which was engraved the baton of Field-hfli
a rank ho has not yet received, though:W*lllf
conferred upon Prince Amnia at tho naati4
age of—twenty years
Altogether, there can be no doubt illießfr .
Romig. Pars, though ho is a baronet, andifas
a Minister of State, is a good democrat' at
heart. None but a democrat would - ddre
speak such taunting truths as ho has Spiten
of PALMERSTON, and other people In, high
Places. Utterly fearless, ho has thrown down
the gauntlet, and, if PALMERSTON retain
of hie old spirit, he will sake it up„int
House of Commons. Were the preset,*
ROBERT PEEL endowed with half the COnnitp:#
sense of his late father, lie might organia*i
independent political party, united in oppdsr:
Lion to the autocracy of Lore PALM/R814)
the most Protean politician of the age.
HISTORY OP SECRET SOCIETIES. AND OF.V3J4
REPUBLICAN PARTY OF FRANCE. FROM 1530 to
1848: Containing Sketches of Louis Philippe Instils
Revolution of February, together with Podolia Nob,
spiracles, and unpublished Facto. Dy Lyrics as
Munn. Translated from the Praia edition of MO,
by an American. I vol. Bvo., pp. 470. J. D. Llppix
con 4 - Co., Philadelphia.
Raving a sort of liking for a declarative, title
page, booms° it often Indicates the contents pad
purpose of a book, we give this volume the benefit
of our fancy. Monsieur de la.lfodde le doubly for
tunate: tirst, in an exoellent subject, which)ie
treats as one having full knowledge; and, mat t In
a translator. Not only a good linguist has been
engaged here, in putting the book into reading
form for the American public), but a man of Nato
and judgment, who evidently can become an Ori
ginal writer of high mark, whenever it pleases
hint to throw his mind to the effort. This book,
analytically speaking, is rather a tran,f«sioic
than a trantlaiim, so well 15 it 4 ‘ done into .14g..
lish," as the old Shakeperian men used to sq.',"
Encouraged as it originally was by the example
of our own achievement of Independenee„ bloc
history of the French Republic, since 1789,11 as
ever been n study to the American mind. We
have ever felt a warm sympathy with threw 41ko
have endeavored to vindicate the right, and have
regarded the French struggle for freedom with
peculiar favor. The Republic, it la true, did‘not
last long—but even in the Empire there was adult
of republican principle. Under the Boarbone,
restored by British gold and bayonets, there viae
no lack of republican feeling—supprowed, it le
true, but, like the old Greek Bre, unquenched and
unquenchable. In 1830, it threw itsell ' inio
and, after having expelled Charles X., committed
the mistake of permitting emh an anomaly as a
" Oitizen-Eing," Then followed eighteen years
of conspiracies, plots, agitations—ending in sbe
Republio of 1818. how that fell, all the world
knows; what it is to end in, (for the Empire la en
stable,) who can predict ?
The book before us, singularly . full and comma•,
nicative, informs us, in detail, of all the
societies formed by the Republicans !what*?
he noes ion of Louie Philipps to his mina
exit, as Mr. John Smith. The writer has arid'
been behind am scenes. No one but a pertloi
could. be hair so explicit. Personal •knowl
6,10130 could hitve oriabled him to gage Cho
sketches of °tweeter whioh so graphioaqtt
trato_tha ..sakieet. , woritrin....o4ls .
iloilde we littee'a mut fully master of his subjeot,
end perfootly able, as a writer, to do oomplete jus.
tic° to it. He in a monarchist, in principle, with
undisguised contempt alike for Louis .Philippe
and the Republican leaders of 1818. lie respects
the Bourbons, and regrets them. Ile admires the
genius of Napoleon.
Paris, ho says, not France, makes the Bevolu.
Lions, for "it is only Paris, and always Paris, that,
at signal given, by no matter whom, and against
no matter what, rushes into the streets, intoxicates
itself with powder and blood, and stops only when
every thing is overthrown, pavements, positions,
and power," Therefore, ho adds, "it has become
a question of the greatest Importance to ascertain
how long the worthy people of the o tpital, the in.
habitants of the provinces, and the Elates of Eu
rope, are to be hold at the mercy of those w . :.,kshops
of insurrection, which lie In the suburbs of Paris."
Of course, then, this same Paris is the centre, the
cradle, of continuous plots and oonspiraoles—boot
len all, sine they have effected no more than the
restoration of "the Empire."
What a long catalogue of these combinations—
yet never so secret that the Government did not
know the plans and the planners'. IT/,e are the
plotters? The youth of the schools, the Imbeciles,
the gypsies, the sovereign people, the fly-catchers,
the disaffected, the political refugees, and the ban
What woro the plots between 1830 and 1918?
The Carbonari, aiming at the fall of the Bourbons,
led the way to the accession of the Duke of Or
leans. Onoo that ho wagon the throne, a suceession
of plots followed, and ended, at lest, in—Louts Na
poleon ! Me, in turn, is assailed by conspirsoles.
We do not pretend to follow M. do la Bride
through ble book, but may quote some of his da•
guorreotypes. Bare is
M. Ledru-Rollin is generally thought to bo a
furious revolutionist, ferocious and indomitable,
while, in fact, ho is merely a man of sanguine tem
perament, a lover of noise, fame, and enjoyment.
lle is a miniature edition of the irregular and Ott
tenons Mirabeau. Tho Reform one day, wanting
a standard-bearor, and especially seine one to ad
the needful, set him up aschlof of the Repub.
Bean party; and as Madam Lodru-Rollin, an on-,
Rimini:tie Lit& woman, who had married her hus
band from political inclination, urged him forward ,
to Assume a brilliant position, ho yielded to the
double pressure as well as to his own impuises,and
rushed at all hazards into a revolutionary earner.
The history of a man stumbling headlong down a
mountain's aide towards unknown preeiplomiwas
his from that moment. It was in vain that basest I
a piteous look amidst the darkness and dangers
that surrounded hint, for the impulse bad boon giv
en, and flounder on ho must, abutting his eyes in
order not to see, and uttering loud cries to drawn
In the Chamber of Deputies he endeavored to
make himself terrible, roaring and panting in the
moat rarified atmosphere of domooratio opinion.
The auditor would listen to him for a moment with
curiosity, and then shrug his shoulders. Ho gave
forth emphatic harangues. of which the press nay.
or published two words, always excepting theißr
form, which, it was well understood, received a
consideration for singing his ptalsos. But the
adulterated incense of the hungry journal blinded
tho eyes of the poor orator; every swing of tho cen
sor hit him a stunning blow. Ile sold his place as
advocate at the Court of Cessation in order to do.
fray the expenses of his artificially acquired glory.
The proceeds of the sale wore soon swallowed up in
all sorts of political gulfs. Ile then had recourse
to speculations in land' but these proved a failure,
and consumed the rest of his fortune. To avoid en
trenching upon tho fortune of his wife, ho gave his
signature to the usurers and gambled in the strata,
making use for this purpose of the servioes of the
I respectable M. Orandmenil. It was on account of
this irregular mode of life that his rival, lli. Mar
-1 rant, let fly a well-barbed arrow at bins, the arrow
being sent back to the Marquis of the Republic,
tipt with poison, and thus tapping the gall-blad
ders of both of these magnanimous democrats.
The National attacked him not only as a spoon
later overwhelmed with debts, but ever as a patrl
otic notability; chuckling with malicious glee over
the airs of the Capita n, and the empty rhetoric of
the Tribune. With the men of the Nation:lf, this
great men was nothing leas than a mere intriguer,
seeking for his own personal advantage, to ruin a
Hero are companion sketches :
1,1. Prouditon is a man of thirty-five yea roof age,
of a robust constitution, and with a large bead
firmly sot upon his shoulders ; his prevailing trait
being a strange sort of avidity, consisting of belt
and half of the energies of the bull and the greedi
ness of the ostrich. His greedinota, however ,
counts in the devouring of adversaries' arguteeets
and ob j ections . Unpollehed, negligent in his dress,
and laboring as he goes along with a heavy, awk
ward gait, his gaze Is always peering through a
pair of lunettes, and wandering off in search of
paradoxes and economic humbugs. Venus herself
might brush by him without hie eeeing her. The
true riches of this wretched world, such as women,
works of art, and magnificence of all kinds, he
values about as much as he does the heavy pingo
of the poor M. Pierre Leroux. Be is original, me•
tic, gross, and murderous. Re le a greasy monk, a
German philosopher, an unkempt boor, sea tarian,
but proud withal, and infatuated beyond all eon
°option. lie delves into Hokum like an ancient
Benedictine; he wields fulminating doctrines like
his friends Fueurbaoh, Mauerer, and the brothers
Bauer; ho launches forth audachus truths like the
peasant of the Danube and would, like Omar, de
stroy the faith of his r i vals by tire and sword, He
would set fire to the temple of Ephesus if Erosiza
toe bad not got the start of him.
The person of 24. Louie Blew 001:141bli/3 of Iwo
ergo black oyes, oalrooulouely undo:loured by •
pair of thick lips, and fixed upon a body about the
height of an hostfor's boot. It is an eternal source
of despair with this groat man to find that hisglory
is shut up in an envelope not more than four feet
eight inches in height. lie has, however, the most
refined manners, the most aristocratic distinction,
and knows very well bow to put on the insipid
smile of dealers in court holy-water. On witness
ing his gentle elegance, mixed always with a ear
tain' degree of personality, one suspects a character
not exactly symmetrical, and that within that lit
tle body there lies a tittle man. A workingman,
on hearing him make a speech onoo, said to a com
rade "That'd a 'malicious little fellow. that
And I am of the workingman's opinion : N. Louis
Blanc has never shown anything else but malice.
Sines the production of his lliotory of Test Years,
which gave him a pretty high stand in radicalism,
he has carefully abstained from becoming connect
ed with any coterie, well knowing that the on
tranoe into ono would close the doors against him
of all the others. The men of the Reform die
pleased him by their vulgarity, and those of the
National, by their aristocratic bourgeois preten
sions; but, whenever one of his volumes was to
make Its appearanee, he had a very affectionate
shake of the hand for both. The tactics of this lit
tie man Were to raise himself by means of the pa
pets, but withoutoonnivance with them. Ills plan
.was to dazzle the upper classes by his brilliant
works; and the lower classes by appearances of
communism; and his object was, anything or every
thing, so that he was not confounded among the
crowd. As M. do Lamartine prevented M. Victor
Hugo at that time from sleeping, so M. Thiers gave
wakeful nights to M. Louis Blanc; he waspassion
atelyjeateus of the historical, oratorical, and states
man-like abilities of that celebrated conservative.
Like the foolish serpent in the fable, ho gnawed
away upon the steel of the bourgeoisie, merely be
cense M. Thieve was the personifieation of that
capital force of :modern society. The intercoms()
of M. Louis Blunt with the people having been
lludted to a few intervtews with the more learned
of the workingmen, who collect upon him with COO
gratulation! for his historical and social doctrines,
and his reserve with regard to the papers having
kept him removed from an active part in intrigues,
he could not well have, nor indeed had he, any 'fi
red influence in the events of February.
After perusing this book, one reflection is
awakened by it—What have all the secret plot.
tinge really done for France? Were Louis XVIII.
and CharleaX. better for that country than Napo
leon? Was Louis Philippe an improvement on
the Bourbons? Is Louis Napoleon a bettor man
for Franco than the poor Citizen-Kt ng ? We think
not, though we have never fallen into the common
practice of underrating his undoubted ability—of
declaring, in effect, that because he indulged in
some of the exoeSses which youth, Motion, and
wealth exposed him to, he is not, in middle age, a
well-conducted, moral man. Looking beyond the
present, we see the insecurity of civil liberty in
France, and shrink from contemplating what lies,
half-veiled and half-revealed, in the shadowy
Franco—or rather Faris—has an unhappy apti
tude for plots and conspiracies, and secret moie
ties.. They elle hoe Ho natural yv °loth oft pre
country, and therefore. while France is afflicted
by them, they take no root in the United States.
How could they?—with a groat Constitution,
Which secures to every citizen the fullest liberty of
thought, speech, and action. How could they!—
frith a free press, to give wings to unfettered
speech, No! Secret Societies form no element of
our political system. They are alien to it. There
May be circumstances, there may arise occasions,
Where roonarehloal or oligarchical rule is demi
nant;when Secret Societies may bo not only al
lowable, but useful and praiseworthy. But in this
free Republic of ours, such organizations are un
necessary, unwarranted, and 'unwarrantable, and
it id the duty of good citizens to eschew them.
Even in France, as Monsieur de la Ilodde shows,
they have boon next to useless—so far as the resto
ration of free and liberal institutions is involved.
THE BOARD OF TRADE ON BANKING
Emroa or The Pamis I have not for along
time met with anything quite eo amusing as
the proceedings of the Board of Trade on Mon
day evening last, filling nearly two columns of
your paper of Tuesday. The crude and queer
notions and ideas oa the subject of banking
*lttatrreney put forth , on that occasion were
',44ooldediy rich; , Well, it takes all sorts of pee
-1 4 10 , =U FOOT* and tho s qtolons" of the
, of:fittettiettilMojnseent ofethe, "genus
_ b r Ottli!-:
" 104 44tia
4int 'llll% • 4,
it would be entertained by that comervalare
body." The proposition I allude to is con
tained in the following passages of your report
of the proceedings.
"Mr. E. M. Davis said, ho did not believe that
the old system could bo patched up so that it
would work. • • • • Among the first
things we should do would be something like
this, although ho did not expect much support
in a conservative body like this. Abolish the
usury laws,' • • charter no new banks
—reeharter no old ones; • • • allow all
banking of discount and deposit to be as free
as any other ordinary trading by individuals
or combined efforts as partners." This, I re
peat, was the only common-senso proposition
made at the meeting referred to, and there is
much in it. There is no earthly reason why
credit, in the shape of notes, drafts, bills of ex
change, should not, like everything else, be
bought and sold at its fair market value, and it
is so bought and sold every day in spite of the
usury laws. Tho only practical effect of which
is, to put the parties to an additional charge of
a quarter of one per cent. for the employment
of a broker, in order to evade them, and giving
to a certain class, some of them unscrupulous
and without souls, the entire monopoly of the
‘, street "—excluding from competition with
them another class of men with large means,
who will not, from conscientious motives, evade
A repeal of the usury laws would doubtless
greatly extend and increase private banking
and bring out mein competition. It is notorious
that oven now, in spite of the monopolizing
features and special privileges of our chartered
banks, and without attempting to manufacture
currency, hosts of private bankers are spring
ing up in every direction ; nay, I have heard it
repeatedly asserted, that there is now more
straight-forward real legitimate banking busi
ness done In the streets of our principal cities
every day, than there is in all the banks; and
how much snore dependable has it been
throughout the panic. It has saved thousands
from the inevitable ruin that would have befal
len them with no other dependence than on our
rotten and wretchedly managed incorporated
If the Board of Trade would seriously take
up Mr. Evans's proposition, digest and examine
it in nil its various points and bearings, they
might accomplish some good, but all their
other schemes and nonsense will end in smoke.
[Tim above has been in typo for several
days, but, owing to a press of matter, omitted
[Reported for The Prom)
UNEXPECTED SETTLE I IENT. Mrs. Norah MC-
Givens is a lively widow of Live-and-forty, fist
enough to take the eye of the most voluptuous
Mussulman, and possessed of a complexion the
rich bloom of which rivals that of the best
French brandy. This charming lady keeps a
house of refreshment In South Front street, near
the navy-yard. At her establishment you may
have an elegant dinner, or supper, for a York
shilling, end no extra charge for liquor. How
ever, boar in mind that she does a cash business,
and has never given a " ha'pworth " of credit to
any man or mortal, except Larry O'Brady, who,
we regret to say, scarcely deserved that especial
mark of the widow's fever, if no may judge from
the account of him given by the lady herself.
"He has been acing mo up for six months," said
Mrs. MeGivens, "taking no less than two males at
ivy table every day of his life, and making a baste
of himself by drinking up all my sperits, and
whin I ax'd him to pay me like a man, he curb's]
and swore like a tiger or a catamount, and ripp'd
and tore like a hurricane, or any other wild
quadruped, doing me enough damage to hang him
six times over, if there's any law or justice for an
unprotected fainalo that's doing her best for a
"What damage did he do, Mrs. McGiven "'
"Damage is U v lie broke the very heart of me,
besides my best lookingglass; two splendid glass
decanters. ; Jim Mctionegul's hoed, and four stone
Tho author of all this mischief, Larry O'Brady,
is a fuse-looking fellow, fully six foot high and
well proportioned. Its listened to the widow's
charges with a placid smile, and when asked for
his defence, said
. . .
"oh! it's a mighty May tnatter to tot all this to
"Don't be too sure of that, Mr. °Trudy," said
the magistrate, with some severity.
" bet any iintioinan a treat," answered
O'Braely, "that I'll straighten it all up in loss
than five minutes by the State-house 'sleek."
Then, turning to the window, be gave her a melt
ing glance, which wined to penotrato to her soul,
" Sure, a Mil can do no more than make ripara
tion," said he, " and I'll' do nil that for ye wid
out any compulsion. I broke your dishes, your
looking-glass, your bottles, and your bar-keeper's
head, just as you say. Sorrow a red omit have I
to pay damages ; but I'll give you a good trade—
an artiole that's worth as much money as over ye
lost by me—and that's nothing more nor less than
rueself. Jest tell his honor that you're satisfied,
and I'll make you litre. O'Brady before the ixpira
tion of the week."
Of ours° this generous and noble offer of settle
ment propitiated the angry widow on the spot.
Her complaint was withdrawn, and she and the
contrite O'Brady left tho Mee, arm-in-arm, to
SEVERE FIGHTS WITH THE INDIANS. I
Interesting News from New Mexico—Colonel
Benuevilles late Expedition.
The Santa Fe Gazette has particulars of the re
cent expedition of Colonel Bonneville against the
Apeches. The number of savages killed was 40.
The depot of the expedition was established °alio
west bank of the Gila river, nearly west from the
"Adobe Wall," on the Rio Grande, and about
twelve miles northwest from the San Lucien
Springs. The northern column was -under com
mend of Colonel Loring ; the southern column was
under command of Colonel Miles. In the canon of
San Vicente, Colonel Loring's command struck a
li a ng h l o : u 2,0
ohu she ep
e : n no d a
v seert party t
os o a f bny i v n the d k i c ans ite .
diana,) and to the valley of the Safe river, they, on
the 24th, name fresh upon the trails ascending a
slight elevation between two ridges. Indians and
sheep wore discovered in the canon, and the ap
proach of the troops was a complete surprise. Or,
seeing them they commenced flight. Permit was
made, and eight Indian men killed—among them
the celebrated chief, Outhillo Negro—end one
squaw accidentally. Five squaws and five chil
dren were captured.
On the 13th of June Colonel Miles's command
started to the Coyotero country. They marched
south and southwest from the depot. On the Ist
came to extensive ruins, supposed to be of Aztec
origin. There wore also evidences that the Coye
toren had farmed there in former years. The
ruins seemed to indicate that a population of 2,000
or 3,000 must at one time have resided there—
probably two hundred years heel' On the 24th
the spies discovered an Indian camp a short dis
tance ahead. Captain Ewell, with twenty infantry
and forty mounted dragoons, with all the officers
under his command, except Lieutenant Edson, en
deavored to surround the camp. The guidessod
spies captured a woman, but the command vise
discovered. In this march Captain Eweil'e com
pany suffered much, having to sustain Itself by
killing some of the Indian pontes they had cap
tured. On the 27th Captain Evroll's wing, In ad
vance, proceeded towards the Rio Gila—the Pueblo
spies in advance. About three o'clock of that day
the spies reported Indians about, and told Captain
Ewell to "goon with his people." They proceeded
but a short distance when they came upon the
The battle-field extended for a mile on both
sides of the Gila, and covered with a thick under
growth. The battle commenced at 43 o'clock, and
lasted till sundown. There were forty warriors
engaged in the conflict, two of whoa only are
blown to hare escaped. There were but twenty
four found dead on the field. Two women were
killed—one while fighting with a bow and arrow.
There were twenty-four women and children taken
The wounded of the troops were Lieutenants
Davis and Steen, and live or six of the soldiers and
one Pueblo Indian.
Besides the havoc among this party of Indians,
tgo troops destroyed about Biz hundred norm of
corn, and captured a large number of sheep,
Lieut. Whipple's account of a scout to the head.
waters of the Gila is very interesting. Re de
scribes the country as rough generally, with en
occasional fertile valley, and mentions the appear.
anon of a bear, a large number of eagles and tur
keys, the latter being so unaccustomed to the sight
of taste that when shot at they would not fly. Fish
wore caught In great abundance out of the
river. Bit march was exceedingly difficult, and
many of his men, including himself, were poisoned
by a poisonous plant. Ile captured in this scout
about 250 sheep from the Indians. Ho was accom•
palsied by Limit Steen.
Captain Ewell gives a very interesting report of
a scout under his command, to the Cheichebue
mountains. After giving an account of a skirmish
with some adieux, in which some of them were
wounded and probably killed, he Bays : "I reached
the (lila in a valley, the lower end of which was
out of sight, but evidently twenty.five or thirty
miles long, and from throe to five wide The soil
is rich and lies well for irrigation. There was
enough arable land passed through to support
twenty thousand people, surrounded by fine prairie
for grazing. Broken pottery was everywhere so
plenty that it amounts to a puszle. A great many
ruins, some of large villages or pueblos, are to be
seen, and at points the marks of whet must once
have been a noble acequia, cut through such hard,
strong banks, that it is difficult to believe no iron
was used in Its construotion. The Pim° Indians
say those were the homes of their ancestors."
This expedition has resulted most successfully,
not only in bringing to notice this heretofore un
explored country, but in teaching the Apaches a
most salutary lesson. The prisoners and stock
captured were taken to Fort Thorn, Shortly after
the arrival of the command there, three of the
Coyotero Apaches mime into the fort, to negotiate
for their women and children, who were held in
captivity. They asked why it was they had been
attacked, stating that they bad always been
friendly to the whited, - and knew they were not
Arum did .they teei 4147040, to light them.
'They were,toirkthat :they had killed Agent Illedge,
hs4atblen stork: = They
_AokAuwiedget that, ono of
their Men had committed winder, stud lhatit9 was
In'thoelpe r quißa' SII. A tut, bikmeo nolth:
4goznif. NO,imaktip. • .
eclairs o ortbern and Bodthent cam , . ,
deserve great credit for the energy, perseverance,
endurance and bravery, displayed in this cam
paign. Some of their ranks were eminent, And
marches almost incredible, climbing steep moun
tains, crossing deep ravines, and marching over
sandy deserts, without water for twenty-four hours
sometimes, and all without a murmur from a single
I officer or soldier.
Is Congress Bound to Receive a Territory
Into the Union as a State ender a 413011Slittl.
lion which has not been Ratified by the
This question is thus ably argued and con
clusively settled by the Chicago Times :
4 , In August, ISM, Congress passed an act to
enable the people of Wisconsin to form a Consti
tution and State Government, with a view to ad
mission into the Union. On the 16th of December,
in that year, a State Convention adopted a State
Constitution, and forwarded the document to Con
gress, asking for admission as a State. This Con
stitution was not xubinitteel to the people, and
though the slavery question was not mooted at all,
thorn were other domestic institutions' which the
people desired to form for themselves.
"The Territory was divided in opinion; the
Convention sought to block the business upon cer
tain local matters, just as the Kansas Convention
has done with respect to banks and railroads,
capital of the State, ko.
" Congress refused to force that Constitution on
the people, but by an not entitled an act for the,
admission of the State of Wisconsin into the
Union,' approved March 3, IW, by Mr Polk,
BENT TEE CONSTITUTION BACK FOR POPULAR RA
,‘ We give the preamble and first and fourth
amanita' of tho not:
‘, 1V eas, The people of the Territory of Wis
consin did, on the sixteenth day of December,
184.6, by is Convention of delegate=, nailed and
assembled for that purpose, form for themselves a
Constitution and State Government, which said
Constitution is republican; and said Convention
having askod the admission of said Territory into
tho Union as a State, on an equal footing with the
"'Beit entietcel, An.,
That the State of Wiscon
sin be, and the same is hereby, declared to be ono
of the United States of America, and is horeby ad
mitted into the Union on an equal footing with the
original States, in all respects whatever.
• "Szertoir I. And Le it lin ther enacted, That
it is made and declared to ho a fundamental con
dition of the admission of the mid State of IVis.
consin into the Union, that the Constitution adopt
ed at Madison on the sixteenth day of December,
in the year ono thousand eight hundred and
forty-six, shall be assented to by the qualified
electors, in the manner and at times prewarib
cd In the ninth motion of the twentieth ar
tiolo of said Constitution. And as soon as such
assent shall ho given, the President of the United
States shall announce the same by proclamation;
and therefrom, and without any (nether proceed
ings on the part of Congress, the admission of said
State of Wisconsin into the Union, on an equal
footing in all rospeots whatever with the original
States, shall ho considered complete."'
"At tho election upon the ratification of this
Constitution (says the Ti»tts) the people turned
out and rejected the instrument. Ifere was a di
rect recognition by Congress of the right of the
people to vote for or against their Constitution;
it was a direct refusal by Congress to force upon
the people a Constitution which they had nut had
an opportunity of passing upon by a vote at the
polls. The question of elavery was not involved
in this Wisconsin case. But Congress thought
that no form of State flovernmont ought to bo he
posodi upon the people without their express
"Another Convention rens held in Wisconsin; an
other Constitution adopted in February, ISIS; the
pooplo voted upon and ratified it, and by act ap.
proved May 21), 1818, Wisconsin was admitted into
"litre is gesso directly in point with the Kansas
ease. We hope Congress will act as promptly and
as rigorously with the latter as it did with our
neighboring State. The people of Karma aro as
free, and as capable of self-government, and 49
much entitled to it, as the good people of Wiscon
sin. Lot them have It."
THE PSMNISYLVANIAN DOOTRINCL—The
r,otrrl Low/0,, 2Vew.v giros a portrait of this dog
and bays :—"Thin extraordinary dog has recently
boon brought to England by his proprietor, Mr.
Francis Butler, of New York, who, on Thursday
week, had tho honor of attending at Windsor Cas
tle, with his noble companion. Her Majesty and
the Prince Consort are stated by Mr. Butler to
have boon much interested in this remarkable
specimen of the dug, his gigantic proportions and
symmetrical bonuty, with which are combined
dauntless coursgo and perfect dociiit,y. Several
photographs were taken of this fine animal in the
ralaoo-yard, by Mr. Bambritlgo, photographer to
the Prince Consort; and a eensation was produced
in the Royal Barracks, at Eton College, and
throughout the town of Windsor, on the appear
ante of this extraordinary visitor. ' Prince Tres
born in Pennsylvania, C. S. As he is barely a
year old, he is far from being yet fully developod.
Ills dimensions are nearly as follows : Height, 37
ladies; length, 7 foot 9 mites; girth of body,
Inches; girth of fore-log, 13 inches; girth of nook,
23 inches; weight, over 200 lbs. Snob is his
strength, that a man weighing 200 lbs may spring
o n his back without causing him to flinch. He has
been accustomed to carry a boy on his back; con
sequently, ho requires but little practice to make
him a first-rate saddle-dog. 'Prince' is valued by
his owner at 250 guinoas.l'
Captahillfonry Weighorst, who was convict
ed some kW years ago for causing the death of hit
wife, at the'oorner of Albemarle street and East
ern avenue, Baltimorti, by throwing an etherial
oil lamp at her, has been pardoned by the Go.
vornor of Maryland. The jury before whom he
was tried, together with the - brother of the wife,
joined in the petition. As soon as discharged
he was presented to hts children, and the meeting,
says the SIM, was Mel as will not soon he Corset.
ton by those who witnessed It.
Another Destructive Fire—,-Great Loss of
Properto—Narroy, Escape of Valuable Built
lugs—Fell Details.—la TUE Posse of yesterday
we recorded a succession of destructive Area whle
occurred in different parts of the city during Sun
day morning, the aggregate loss from which was
very considerable. The firemen were constantly
engaged in the discharge of their voluntary but
arduous duties from three o'clock In the morning
until daylight yesterday, and worked with a
hearty good will and energy that are deserving of
all commendation. '• Misfortunes never come
singly." The exemplification of this trite • adage
was certainly witnessed during Sunday and yes
terday morning. Between ten and eleven o'clock
on Sunday night a frame coal shed in the Nine.
teenth bard, belonging to Manes* and Neaffte,
was set on fire and destroyed, loss $6OO. An ad
joining brick dwelling, belonging to Mr. George
Hough, was damaged to the amount of $3OO. ha
insurance in either ease. As the companies
were returning from this fire, about one
o'clock yesterday morning, a fire was disco
vered in the extensive forwarding house of
Davis & Steel, formerly Bingham & Co., No. 810
Market street, above Eighth. The building ex
tended through from Market street to Grape, and
the fire, when discovered, was about midway of the
first floor. The flames ran with greet rapidity
through the forwarding house, and communicated
to a quantity of combustible goods stored in it.
Among these geode were seventy or eighty barrels
of whiskey, which, taking fire, burned with uncon
trollable fury. A general alarm was strnek upon
the State Mouse bell, and the firemen hastened to
the spot from all parts of the city, but they did. not
succeed in chocking the spread of the flames until
they bad extended to and destroyed other valuable
property. 'The members of the °erasable Engine
Company brought the first apparatus to the ground;
and rendered moat elliolent service.
Ire gave in yesterday's FRESS as full an ac
count of the progress of this fire as the lateness of
the hour would allow. The full details, es we
subsequently ascertained them ate es follows:
The burning depot was two stories high on Grape
street, and three stories on Market street, with
wide fronts upon • both streets. The entire first
floor was appropriated to the use of the forwarding
house, while on Market street, the upper denim
wore occupied by other parties. Benjamin Rogers,
steel plate printer, occupied the around story, and
11. Holler, career, occupied the third story. The
building, with all its contents, was entirely de
stroyed. Adjoining the depot on Market street, on
the eastward, was the large four-storied building,
occupied upon the first Boor by Mr. John P.
Sloan's clothing store, on the second floor by H.
L. Fryer, manufacturer of fringes, &a. and upon
the third end fourth Boors by Barrett e s binned
and bowling saloon and gymnasium. The Are
soon communicated to the upper part of this build
ing, and it WAS destroyed from the second story ap .
Mr. bloan's stock was got out with little or no I
damage, and Mr. Fryer's property, in the 'Mond
story, was mostly destroyed. Mr. Barrett saved
nothing from his apartments but a set of pistols.
Next. kelow this building is the large five.storted
structifre, owned by Mr. Cuthbert, and °deny/led I
by a number of tenants, which was slightly
damaged in the upper part. Some of the occu
pants sustained some little loss (tom water. Im
mediately wort of the freight depot is the Alle
gheny House, a large tire-storied buildino occu
pied as a_botel by Mr. C. I. Bush. This building
took fire in the rear, and It was only saved with
great difficulty. The window frames in the back
end of the building were mostly burned out.
There were about one hundred boarders in this
house, and the utmost consternation was caused
among them by the fire. Nearly everything
movable was carried out of the hetet, end the fur
niture, /to., was broken, and otherwise damaged.
Mr. Bush declares that many of the goals wore
The freight depot of Livingston & Co. is imme
diately west of the premises occupied by Davit &
Steel This establishment had an outlet on Market
street, under the Allegheny House. The goods in
tho depot of Livingston & Co. sustained some
damage from water, and their building was slight
Grape Court, small thoroughfare running north
from Grape *tree, contains a row of seven foursto
riod dwellings, which are thickly populated by
trror families. The rear of these dwelling* was
exposed to the full fury of the dames in Davis &
Steel's depot. The roofs took dre and were mostly
destroyed. The tenants removed their effects as
hastily as they could, and much distress was occa
sioned among them. , Twenty or thirty families
were thrown Into the street from these dwellings,
and all sustained more or less loss by the hasty re
moval of their goods.
There were our long eight-wheeled cars in the
depot of Darla .t Steel. Some of them had some
on from the West late on Saturday night, and
others were ready to start to Harrisburg 10-day.
These oars were all piled withgoods but the Ann
have no knowledge whatever of their contents or
their value, ,
Noe 888,, Vihiels was almost totally. deate4ed,
OlnkVad-3 41 4 Ttl!rnd , tis_.....6.l.a Bttiltsideell,
' tippa • es b tli
He had an insurance of $l,OOO upon Ma goods. -
The Allegheny Rouse is owned by Mr: John
Ridgway. 'The damage to it is about one thou
sand dollars. Mr. Bush, the occupant, estimates
his loss at five thousand dollars, All insured.
The houses on Grape court are owned by Mr.
Townsend Sharplese. The loss upon them is
covered by insurance. The aggregate amount of
the loss by the fire will probably reach 530.000 to
¢10,000; but any estimate at this time is necessa
rily conjectural. The origin of the fire is not
known. Messrs. Davis and Steel attributed it to
incendiarism; but the place appeared to be se
curely closed when the fire first made its appear
ance. Fire Detective Blackburn was very
promptly at the scene of the fire, and made a
thorough examination of the premises, with a
view to ascertain the origin of the fire. The
firemen worked manfully for several hours, and
streams of water were thrown upon the smoulde
ring rains of the depot daring the entire forenoon
of yesterday. We regret to state that two of the
Fourteouth ward policemen rendered themselves
very obnoxious to numerous firemen and eitisene
by their overbearing and insolent conduct. In
one case they arrested a young man at the corner
of Eighth and Market streets, on a false charge of
drunken and disorderly conduct, and took him to
Spring Garden Hall, probably with a view of col
lecting half of the Imposed fine to divide between
them. They Mated en excuse for their conduct,
that they were ordered to make the arrest by the
Chief Engineer of the Fire Department. Tbat
official, Mr. 8. P. Fearen, emphatically denies the
truth of this statement. The officers of the Sixth
Police District, under sergean ts smith and Thomas,
preserved the best possible order in the vicinity
of the fire, and wore instrumental in saving some
Pilfering was extensively carried on at the fire.
Three fellows wore seen in the street in the not of
dividing the contents of a pocket-book among
themselves. They were arrested and taken to the
lock-up. The pocket-book proved to belong to a
boarder at the Allegheny House. The offenders
gave the names of Michael Rey, Arthur Henry,
and Daniel Henry. They were committed by Al
derman Eneu to answer.
The Girard College.—Ono of the greatest
boasts of our city is the number of its institutions
of learning, and foremost among these may be
ranked the Girard College. It cannot be doubted
that the yearly and continued diffusion, through
the various occupations of trade and mechanical
pursuits, of youthltrained in this institution In
moral and industrial habits, end possessing tho ac
quirements derived from a careful, practical edu
cation, must exerolso a sensible and valuable in
fluence, enlarging itself more and more widely
from year teyear.
It may, indeed, be regarded as a peculiar ad
vantage of this institution, that the details of ar
rangements may be modified and improved by the
lights of experience. While the comprehensive
mind and clear intelligence of Stephen Girard es
tablished the general plan with perfect precision:
while he has so marked the outlines of his system
of enlightened benevolence as to prevent either
misunderstanding or deviation ; he had yet left to
those to whom he has entrusted its practical
management and supervision, the opportunity, as
indeed be has imposed upon them the duty, of ac
commodating its subordinate provisions to such
changes as may take place, front time to time, in
the number of the peptise, in the enlarged means
of maintaining and instructing them, in the in
clinations which they may severally exhibit, in
the varying habits of trade anti industrial ocoupa
tions. and in the modifications that science and
improvement :hay make In the different classes of
pursuits into which he designs that the objecta of
his bounty shall to fitted to enter
A number of needed improvements have recent.
ly been made in the main^lego building. A
solid partition wall has bet, —acted across one of
the largo rooms on the first floor—that situated at
the northwest angle of the main edifice. By this
it is divided into two commodious apartments,
each twenty-five feet in width by fifty feel in
length, affording space amply sufficient, In one.
for the instruction of the pupils of the Principal
Department in Natural Philosophy, and in the
other, for the Chemical Lectures. As these studies
have been hitherto conducted in the neatens out
building, this change has the additional advan
tage of removing an inconventenoe, by no means
inconsiderable, which has been beretoftwo occa
sioned by the distant separation of particular
dames, at certain hours, from the places in which
their other studies are conducted
A similar alteration has been made in the two
largo northern rooms on the second floor. By this,
they are now divided into four apartments, each et
which is also twenty-five feet in width by fir:greet
i n length, thus conveniently extending the present
accommodations for instruction in the primary de
partments, and also increasing its efficiency. which
has been heretofore, in some degree, impaired by
the necessity of placing together, in the same room,
so large a number of the younger pupils, and, in
some instances, more than a single instructor.
In making these neeessary changes in the main
edifice, the occasion has been taken to endeavor to
obviate the serious defects, in heating and ventila
ting the apartmente, which have at times led to
apPrehensions that the health of the pupils might
be impaired. The walla and ceilings of massive
masonry, and the marble floors, have occasioned at
times a condensation of moisture, and produced a
chilliness of ntmosphoro against which it has been
impossible, by any precautions, always to guard.
Alterations hove therefore boon made in the posi
tion and construction of a portion of the furnaces.
Some of the flues have been so enlarged as to form
a wide shaft, into which a heated pipe has been
introduced. so as to rarify the air, and cause its
rapid change and ascent. Connections with this
have been arranged in some of the lower rooms,
and the walls have been covered with thicker
hangings and the floors with matting. The
four large and beautiful rooms, en the third
story, have been heretofore almost useless, from
the want of any external opening which might
counteract heat arising in summer from their
proximity to the roof. It has been found quite
practicable to open a communication from them
with the Ventilating shaft, and this has been done
experimentally in one of them, and changes }are
been made in the construction of the doors, which
will themes the admission and circulation of
ironceie - •
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tun or the ' velai. Is crag %bra,
th. Inocispry, bat ass AU* yr • Ant *Oda
Ir• alkal b• greatly oillicedto gagalim iFIIIIIII6
TROT` eret other States Ice ecettenettiatte edge Uri see
m, heira Of the day is Wes pirlikeeler leseifties, the
moor:ft of the senoheeiv enortiii the IMMO, ett
population, and say latenestiet list all be tetereetlag
to the general reedit. ' _
tarsal air. 'lt is proper to say; that is acne of
these alterations ha there been the" test in
terference with the existlncareldteretarg design.
or anything which can infers its mamba a 122 AV
The size and shape of the large now fume&
story, and their uncovered plastered, watt tai
lofty vaulted ceiling& created - a rmatberatiem
that made them, st Ant, quite unenvlembla for
oral instruction. This hid, been partially W
rested, in, she lint and woad sterlea, by the In
troduction of flat muslin millegs. The Introduc
tion of the dividing walls into three of them,
are the opportunity of repleeing these by cell
togs of more subettantial eonstraotion, which wall,
it is thought, be suillelent to
i present she rever
beration entirely, especially n conneetica with
the diminished size of the rooms, and the-thicker
hangings on the wells and onerums oo the bete
-1 Though them changes are slight, they will 114.0111,
pltsh a most desirable Object, If on trial the
prove to be sumessful.
Thonatural philosophy and ohm:Meal rooms of
r the college are• un eq ualled in their extent, and
the facilities which they present for a thorough
I pursuit of these intenstiag studies. Tbe ellore
tus is most complete, while the mutant= who has
the eupepntendeoes of these branches, Professor
Lemuel Stephen& is second In point of ability to
no professor of the natural scieuree in the United
States. He unites wears experience es
an experinunteil In vestigat or with the Ad
vantages' of a practic al uskator and towbar.
His many and masterly contributions to the
cause of science have secured for him de
served and universal encomiums from the press
and the d i stinguished men of the eoantry. • Pro
fessor Stephens is probably one of the most re
markable men of learning in Philadplphis. His
loudness fop - research: and dtscovetystt the Sirstr
I of the natural !rederatem -Is 'meet - asthetesse- and
every hour of Ma life. He m
~att - MOM leDeltrolr,.
and his literary and ecientido diseconer bodes
verloirs institutes to oar *Hy, daring thepith few
years, have , been et a high order of , esezit, and re
ceived with favor. As et - student of history
be Is characterised by thorough and inthutarkeste
research; while he *twat high as a mathematician
and linguist. • • .
The officers of the College are: Y'resicknet—
William 11. Allen.
Principal Deportment—Professor Lased Ste.
phew-Principal or-Department and Daimler of
Mathematics, Natural PhiktiaPitY and
Cheinisny ; Warren Haim debtant Teacher
Principal Department; Air. . 101 2 1 Pb C. Tamer,
Instructor in English Radice ; r.. Stephen -D-
Conover, Teacher of Voted Made and Prefect;
Pref." George J. Becker ! Instnector of Drawing.
Writing and Book-keeping: Prof. Pi p e Aper G•A
gembre, Instructor of French and E
Primare Departions—sebod N s .
Mary 11. Turner, principal teacher' Miss Angeline
C. Tarneri first assistant bawdier; Miss films It
/Matzen, second assistant teacher.' &hoot No. 2
lei= Jane Deem, principal teacher; MIAs Mary A. •
Lynch, fist assistant teacher; Mo. Mary D. Nkii
aeon, second assistant teacher; Rio Mittareat Doles
third assistant teacher. _
Seereearyand Soriicrixecfredtaiof 8044,4 Oat.
—Henry W. Amy. • • .
ltrafron—Alias Jane Milalla ll :
AssiJtaxt Matroa—ifn; TraraniMiddie.
Prefeere—Thoetes,B. Bailey, in E. Clark,
Moms Pl l / 7 111/.
GOVerni.M4*-Iritig EllMbith WIII6, Mrs. Sweet
'Wrigley, Mn. Mae Linn, Wu Mary £ BaMilasal
Miss Isabella Mitchell.
Physicians—S. L. Hollingsworth, If. D., lan.
B. Biddle, Id. D.
Dentirr--Joseph E. Parker.
The average daily number of visitant to the Col
lege is eighty. We q,neethm whether there is
more Interesting place of taut among the nese
mu attractive places of our city.
The Work of Ittpair on the rile of the old
Pennsylvania Bank building la rapidly progrese
leg. The workmen yesterday were eageged. in
removing the eolnams in the rear of the
Last evening, es we looked upon the bending,
from Dock street, we theeteht its whole
was that of a reminder of " some antis:ridlW l
not, however, of that description Warred to by
the eloquent Irish orator, Philips, "whore frown
terrified the glance its magoitieeno• attracted.'"
It is a eight really worth seeing, in the centre of
rather an unattractive locality. The broken
columns, shorn of their capitals, stand la Pars,
grandeur, like uncrowned kings. There ts
thing really pieturesque about the building in its
present state, bat it certainly will mitre molts*.
Lions of ruined Grecian temples, as illustrated by
bad wood cuts in school geographies-
Di3tritaing Case of Surcule.—An old and
highly esteemed merchant on Market street sem
i milted suicide on Sunday morning, *4 his red
dens* on Eighteenth street, near Biwa. Calmer
Fenner bald as Inquest in the case. The deceased
was a man reputed I. be immensely riot, and not
being able to promptly meet Ids engegnsents,
owing to the recent O. eznitamemments.
Wang himself toe bed-poet in his room.
Thy Stesearqttini leciara.on «the Sacred
instals of the Soli lausa"adll bit tidiveritl tide
m ai*. Thais witneid&le tar se.
dalikente ea s'isetst-kteseetteg naiad = e r•
*di to attend. Higbee:pi mutat tin to be in
A bloody and. fatal ?encounter occurred at
West Point, Arkansas, on the ZtAnit., at the resi
dence of Col. R. K. Rodgers. A dispute took
between Isaac Felsenthrall and C. C.
Webb, which resulted in a fight, and the latter
was mortally wounded. Felsenthrall then mourned
horse to make his serape, and whim about one
hundred yerlt from the inane ha was shot dead by
Dr. G W. Barney, a friend of Dr. Webb. Great
excitement orbited in West Point in esiseequestat
of this affair.
The disaster to the barque Pratte Is Partridge,'
from Baltimore, for the west coast of Smith Ame
rica, which compelled her to put into the Wand of
St. Catherine; has been before noticed. It is now
said that she is an old vessel, and was inured in
Baltimore for 15,000. There was also ile,ooo on the
vessel and cargo in Philadelphia. and $5,000 on
the cargo in one of the Georgia °Sees.
Owing to the scarcity of mast in the western
mountains, a large number of bears have found
their way into the Blue Ridge, in permit of fend-
As Ellirly LS MOD or eight have been killed at the
foot of tie Blue Ridge, this fall, by citizens of
Governor Ligon, of Maryland, has issued
his warrant to the guilt of Frederick county, for
the execution of Philip &tains, tree negro, eon-
TiCied of the murder of James Digge, also ► from
negro, on the 17th of February lam. Be will be
hung on the Zth of January.
Allen T. Burton, of Caswell county, N. C.,
white out bunting on Tuesday last, attempted to
push down the rails of a fence while bolding his
gun in his hand, The gun exploded, killing hint
Mrs. Kilgore, a widow lady of Greensburg,
has recovered a verdict against the Permsylrania
Railroad Company of $4.365. for Native reeeireii
about three year" ago in getting off die aooomako
dation train at that plaoe.
A dreadful murder, that of D. Esteban Gus-
Man, a wealthy citizen of Santiago de Cabe, took
place in that city on the night of the 7th, which
had produced much excitement in the southern
part of the island.
Oliver G. Clair, seantan, aged about thirty
eight years, of Fairhaven, Masa, where he has
friends, died on board of brig Joephat. at Balti
more, from Caribbean Sea, on the 20th of Novem
ber, at sea.
Furs to the amount of $1.50,000 have been
exported from Minnesota the put year, being an
increase of 23,000 over that of ISSO. The fur trade'
is so item of considerable importance to that Ter
ritory, and is constantly increuing.
The Pittsburgh Gazette states that Mr. Tie
mann, Mayor elect of New York, was formerly a
resident of Pittsburgh, and was engaged In the
manufacture of red and white lead, in the estab—
lishment of Mr. Porter.
The number of steamboat arrivals at St.
Paul, Min., this season, has been 1,02 d, an Jewess!
of 200 over last year. A great increase of trade
David Stockwell, aged ninety years, perish
ed in the burning of his house, in Coos, N. 11 , ors
Friday night, and the teat of tba family had •
A boy named Theodore Dangers choked and.
heat to death another boy, named John Conrad.
Heidenreich, at St. Loui, , , on the ZOth alt. They
are both about ten yearn of age.
3liehael Gallagher, a well known hallow
chandler in Baltimore, was killed en Saturday by
a fractions horse.
The Albany -111 as, of Saturday, says that
anal navigation in 'New York State is elosed for
Madame Santa Anna, wife of the ex-dictator
of Mexico, arrived in Havana on the 25th ultimo,
from St. Thomas.
Andrew Gilmore, a civil engineer, was found
dead at Georgetown, S. C., On the 2d hut.
TESTERDAT'S r nocasolseir•
[Reported for The Preset
Nisf Parrs—Judge Thompson.—This court was
opened yesterday morning by Judge Thompton,
of Erie, who has been recently elected one of the
Judges of the Supreme Court for a term of fifteen
years. The filet case ready on the trial list was
that of Patrick G illespie and Amity his wife vs. The
City of Philadelphia. An action for injuries sustain
ed by the plaintiff's wife through the negligence of
the employees of the city, in leaving the street un
guarded while laying water pipes. The testimony
for the plaintiff showed that a large excavation
had hemmede in the street, in which the plain
titre wife fell and broke her ankle, and in conse
quence had to go to the hospital. Jury out. Daniel
Dougherkr, Esq., for the plaintiff's; Messrs. Per ter
and Aahmead for the defendant.
Thermo. Corny No. I--Judgee Shorewood and,
Stroud. The current motion Int.
CORIIO:q PLEAS.— Th e commission appointing
the lion. James Ludlow one of the Judges of the
Court of Common Pleas was read in open curt,
on yesterday morning. by the prothonotary. Judge
Thompson ordered it to be entered on the minute*
of the court. Subsequently, Judge Ludlow.took his
seat on the bench in this court.
DISTRICT COURT No. 2—Jutge
Reeves Son cr. Samuel R. Wood. This was a
proceeding under the act of 1842, charging the de
fendant with unlawfully disposing of, and con
cealing his property. A groat number of wit
nesses were examined, and a mass of written papers
were put in evidence. Not oonelnded. Meagre. Mil
ler and Gerhard for the plaintiffs ; Meson. G. W.
Biddle and Meredith for the defendant.
Oran Ann Tama—Judges Allison and Lud
low.—The ease of Diamond, charged with the
murder of Muldoon, a constable, was expected to
be taken up this morning, but in consequence of
the absence of witnesses, was postponed until