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DEATH or tKtr.tkMT.fi BIDDLE, OF THE L
Wo repret lo learn that Capt. James Bid
dip, of the Navy, recently returned from the
command of tho .Pacific Station, died in this
city on Sunday night last. Capt. Biddlo was
native of this city, where he always resided
when not actively employed In the service.
He was poo of the oldest Post, captains upon
the naval register, on which he holds the
Biatli.plaoe. ... He has seen much service, and
frequently distinguished himself in the cause
of his country. Mo was the son of Charles
Biddle, Esq., of this city, and was born In
February,' 1783, being 65 years .old at the
timq of his death. He entered the service as
Midshipman in 1800. He was on board the
Philadelphia at the time it fell into the hands
of the Algerincs, and was confined a prisoner
in that country for eighteen months. Upon
his release from captivity, he was promoted
to a lieutenancy. In 1806, he made a voyage
to China, as captain of a merchantman.
In 1810, ho look charge of tho Syren sloop-of-war.
In 18 11, he went to France as bearer
of despatches. When the war of 1812 broke
out, he joined the Wap, Capt. Jones, and af
ter the capture of the sloop-of-war Frolic,
was ordered to take charge of the prize, but
her crippled condition made her and the
Wasp an easy capture to a British 74 the
Poictiers, which hove in sight. The Legis
lature of Pennsylvania voted a sword and the
thanks of the Commonwealth to Lieut. Bid
die, for his distinguished gallantry in this ac
tion. ' Tho Legislature of Maryland also took
honorable notice of him, and the society of
Cincinnati elected him an honorary member
of that body.
. Upon his exchange he was promoted to the
rank of mnster-commaiidiuil, and commanded
the gunboats in the Delaware, to protect the
bay from the incursions of tho British. He
was appointed to the command of tho sloop-of-war
Hornet, and was one of those block
aded so long in New London. While lying
there, Capt. Biddle accepted a challenge from
Capt. Mends, of the British sloop-of-war the
Loup Crvier, for an equal fignt betwen those
vessels, but the Loup Cervier sailed away be
fore the preliminaries were setiled. The
Hornet succeeded in eluding the vigilance of
the British Heel, and arrived at New York,
whero she was attached to the command of
Com. Decatur, and ordered to the East Indies.
It was during this voyage that on the 23d
of March 1815. the Hornet engaged His Bri
tannic Majesty'! brig Penguin, and captured
?it?r after a gallant action, in which Captain
Biddle was wounded. In the following April
he was chased by a British seventy-four, but
escaped with the loss of armament, which
obliged him lo return to New York. During
his absence he was promoted lo the rank of
post-captain. In 1817 he was despatched to
the Columbia, to take possession of Oregon.
In 1820 he went to Constantinople to nign the
commercial treaty with Turkey.
From the year 1838 to 1842, he was in
charge of the Naval Asylum on the Schuyl
kill. He recently was in command on the
Pacific station, and returned to this city in
March last, in bad health, from tho effects of
w.lui-J'.buji'piC. recovered. It has been the
I ivity, and an ardent enterprise which sur
mounted every obstacle, and crowned his 011
terpribes with success. Commodore Biddle
was a man of slight frame and delicate con
stitution, but of an indomitable spirit, which
sustained Mm through trials Mid hardships
under which greater physical strength might
have failed. As 11 11 officer, he was unsurpas
sed in courage, acquirements and skill; and
as a man, his spotless honor, and noble qual
ities of mind and. heart, gave him a distinc
tion not inferior to his professional reputation
Philadelphia may well mourn his loss as one
of the most distinguished of her sons.
. New York Episcopal Convention This
body closed its deliberations at a late hour
last evening. It had been expected (says the
Herald) that protracted debates would have
arisen on several important topics, Mich as
Bishop Onderdonk's case and the St. Philips'
(ooiored) church case. But the expedition
with which tne business of the house wus
accomplished, brought their labors to a close
after a session only three days. Oa the im
portant subject touching the qualifications of
lay members of convention, Dr. Vinton's re
solution finally prevailed, by a considerable
majority, so that if tho present action is ap
proved by the next convention, no lay dele
gates can bo admitted thereafter, except such
as are actually communicants in the church.
In reference to tho case of Bishop Onder
donk, it was, after considerable debate, re
solved that the trustees of the Episcopal Fund
be directed to pay to the Right Rev. Bishop
T. Onderdonk, D. D., out of the income of
tho sai fund, (excepting the portion set apart
for accumulation,) the sum of S2,500 annual
ly, until ihe further order of this convention ;
to take effect from the first day of the sitting
of this body.
Rev. Da. Sherwood, of Hyde Park, offer
ed a resolution to ihe effect that the diocese
of N. Y. call upon the House of Bishops to
terminate the suspension of Bishop O., or if
they were not ready to do this, usking them
to state when they would terminate said
suspension. This created some little stir, but
was finally referrees to Ihe next convention
adjourned, sine ?jj.
I OR PREPARING
, Ma. EuiToa.-l hereby send you a plan of
preparing and keeping Glue in solution, which
J have found lo be truly good.
To any quantity of glue, use common whis
key instead of water. Put both together in
a bottle, cori it tight and set it past for three
or lour days, when it will be fit for use with
Out the application of heat. Glue thus pte.
pared, will keep for years and is at ail times
fit for use, except in very oold weather, when
it should; be set in warm water before using.
.To obviate the difficulty of the stopper get
ting tight by the glue drying in the mouth of
the vessel,. I use a tin vessel with the cover
, fitting tight on the outside to prevent the es
ape of the spirit by e vaporization. .
Greenville, S.C. J L P
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Jvboj Coc has been lined eight hundred
Jb.lata fr Lwasjauli upon Hon. Mr. Stephens.
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SATURDAY, OCTOUER T, 1848.
H. B. MASSER, Editor awl Proprietor.
E. W. CAHR, Evana Bnililinc, Third etreet, oppoaite
the Phitnilelnriia F.xchnmre. in regularly authorized to receive
auvertiiwmriiia and aubacriplicma fur thia paper, uid recoipt
lur ine aame.
'Democratic National Nominations,
GEN. LEWIS CASS,
of Michigan. , .
GEN. WllrT. O. BTJTX.BB,
WILLIAM BIGLHR, of Clearfield.
DAVID D. WAGENER, of Northampton.
t It. L. Rennet, Philad. cn.
S1I.R. Knrne, " city
3 Isaac Phunk, '
4 A. L. Riimfort, " to.
5 J. . Yiwt, Mnntg'ery u
6 R. E. Wright, Iliigh "
7 W. W. Downing. Cheater
8 II. HaUlemnn, Lanc'tcr 11
o 1'. Kline. Berka "
IS J. C. King, Clinton co
14 J. Wcidinnn, Ihanon "
15 R. J.Fiahrr, York "
10 F. Smith, Franklin "
17 J. Creiwell, HuntM m "
1H C. A. Blnck. Oreene. "
If, O. W. Eowrrwn, B.-dfd
20 J. R.flliannm, Beaver "
; SI O. P. Hamilton, Alleg'y
8 W.II. Dar, Crawfd "
1(1 B. S. Sch.iomveT, Mi-nrne
II W. Swetlnnd. Wvom'g "
14 J. Brewatrr. Tiiifa
83 T. Ivea, Potter
24 J O. Campbell.
Democratic State Nominations.
Of Montgomery County.
For Cnnal ConimtMloner t
of Westmoreland County.
Democratic County Nominations.
Gen. WM. A. PETRIKEN.
EDWARD Y. BRIGHT.
GEORGE A. FRICK.
Register & IUx-order.
JOHN P. PUUSEL
DANIEL 1 CAUL.
FRANKLIN A. CLARK.
THE MORALIST AGAIN.
Bobby Frick, the redoubtable editor of
the Miltonian, and would be Senator of this
district, does not seem well pleased with
our statement, contradicting his charges
against Mr. Bright's moral character at
Harrisburg. lie says we should have gone
further nnd have sworn to certain facts, and
that our statement will not be believed
1 untvji , mat jut mun uuijuugc u. uj ijiiij'
self. He, who would act treacherously to
wards his friends and slander his neighbour
to affect his objects, would not hesitate we
know, to swear to his fabrications, if neces
sary. In coroboration of our statement we
might refer to a number of Mr. Bright's po
litical opponents, two of whom were Mr.
Frick's competitors lor the nomination.
Mr. Frick's charges cannot afTect our char
acter for veracity, where we are known.
' We may be, sometimes, mistaken, but we
I never willingly falsify. Can the whig
I candidate for the Senate, say as much for
The Miltonian thinks we would do very
well to prove an alibi. If we are not great
ly misinformed, Mr. Frick might afford to
give something handsome, for an alibi, to
prove he had never been in Dauphin coun
ty. Some of his political friends there,
were led to believe they had caught some
thing more than a gull, when he was nomi
nated. They hid never seen, or most pro
bably never heard of him before, and when
they did behold their redoubtable nominee,
face to face, they were struck almost as
speechless as himself. Mr. Frick's first ap
pearance there, will be worth no little to
THE NEW fOl'NTV.
W HI Mr. rick, the whig candidate for
fllo 5onnt. r.fU- L- 1 . i . .
..iiumii ma reauer wnicn ne is
most in favor or a new County to be cut
out of Northumberland, Dauphin and
oLnuyiKiu; or one to be cut out ofNorthum
berland, Lycoming and Columbia, with
Kiuioii ior ine ioumy seat, or is he in fa.
vorof both? One would suppose him to
be most in favor of the latter county, but
circumstances seem to indicate, that he
would be most likely to give away a slice
01 me tower end. it is well known that
Mr. Gratz, was elected to the Legislature.
from Dauphin County for the express pur
pose 01 lorrmng a new county out of Nor.
thumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill, with
a view to make Gratztown, the residence of
Mr. Gratz, the County seat. A bill was re,
ported last winter for this purpose, but was
defeated. Mr. Gratz devoted nearly his
whole time to this subject. And now when
it is known that Mr. Gratz is extremely
anxious for Mr. Frick's election, and that
he has been travelling all through Dauphin
county with him, what other inference can
be drawn, but that Mr. Frick would not be
unfavorable to his favorite project. Every
winter there is some bargaining for new
counties, and what security have our tax
flyers if Mr. Frick should be elected.' If
Mr. Bright should be elected.
they are perfectly safe ash, BmWrisiJy aidsd
in killing the bill last winter-
SUNBURY AMERICAN AND SHAMOKIN
MR. BRIGHT'S VOTES fc THE MILTONIAW. !
It i hard to believe that any other than an
postate could be guilty of the perversion of
facts which we find in the Miltonian upon
Ihe public acts of Mr. Bright. Presuming
upon the ignorance or the people of tins coun
ty, the assistant editor of Ihe Miltonian, who,
by the way is s patent democrat, has endea
vored, in several of the last numbers of that
paper, to misrepresent our Candidate for Sen
ator npon questions which came up before the
legislature whilst he was a representative.
We had not intended troubling our readers
with a reference to the journal of the House
to disprove the charges tf the Milto n'ai ; bu, r a
they are persisted in, we will "6how,rom the
journals," Ihe wilful attempt lo falsify Mr.
The first charge is that Mr. Bright voted
against a tariff resolution, offered on the 6th
of Februrary, 1846, by Mr. Burrell, a demo.
cratio member of the House of Representa-
live. The editor fnils to give his readers the
facts in the case, which are necessary to
ntorjer understanding of this vote. We shall
do so for him, and substantiate our assertion
that he has published garbled extracts from the
journal. Un ine Btn ol 1'eDruary, 1840, tne
House resolved itself into a committee of the
whole, on a resolution from the Senate "rela
tive to Ihe tariff." The resolution, as repor
ted from the Senate, approved of ihe princi
ples of the tariff act of 1842. Mr. Burrell, not
looking upon that act with much favor, offer
ed an amendment to the original resolution,
which Mr. Bright very wisely opposed, lo
have an opportunity lo cast his vote for that
w hich more correctly reflected the sentiments
of his constituents. Tho amendment was lost,
after which tho vote was taken upon the ori
ginal resolution, and it was carried by a voto
of 79 to 13, with Mr. Bright's nnmo recor
ded in Ihe affirmative. (See vol. 1, House
Journal, p. 183.) No comments are necessa
ry on the above facts, showing the dishonesly
of the charge accusing Mr. Bright with hostil
ity to a measure which he has ever faithfully
stood by, and of which fact nine-tenths of
tho voters of this county are well aware.
The second charge in that "he voted a
giiinst instructing our Senators nnd members
of Congress to vole against a United Slates
Bunk and the distribution of the proceeds of
tho sales of the public lands." After the
vote hud been laken on Ihe tariff resolution
above alluded to, and immediately before ij
was prepared for the third reading, Mr. Pio
lett made a motion "that the resolution be
committed to a committee of the whole House,
for the purpose of amending the same" by in
serting tho instructions which are made the
basis of this charge. Against this motion Mr.
Bright voted, but, the question being decided
in the affirmative, and the committee repor
ting in favor of the amendment, he voted on
the final passage of the resolution in its favor.
(See vol. 1, House Journal, p. 185 ) Here,
again iB exhibited the editors' propensity for
torturing facts which aro now recorded as a
matter of history.
The third charge we shall notice, is that
he voted to advertise for sale the public works
of th stale, "in direct ortposit ion to tho views
perverting truth w ill again be seen by refer
ring to page 622, vol. 1. Houso Journal, on
this charge. Tho section referred to does
nol authorise the salo of Ihe public works, or
require them to be advertised for sale, as
falsely staled by the Miltonian, but refers
merely to receiving proposals through Ilio
Canal Commissioners, which proposals, and
other information, were lobo submitted to tho
next legislaturo for their future action, when
it was for them to siy whether, or not, thev
should be sold. Tho evident intention of the
editor was lo deceive his readers, by mnkinsr
them believe Mr. Bright voted for the sale of
tho public work instead of voting for a sec
tion which was intended lo ascertain Iheir
value, fee. Mr. Bright has always been op.
posed to their sale, while Air. Frick, on the
other hand, favored such a measure.
In regard to his vote on the Oregon ques
tion, Mr. Bright voted to substitute the peo
pie of the U. States, instead of the President
alon , who is included, and no de mocrat will
find fault with that vote. See page 66.
Wu deem it unnecessary to offer any fur
ther remarks upon the subject. JSo voter
in the district, Democrat or Whig, can justi
fy a man iu such wilful and palpable at
tempts at misrepresentation. Let every in
dependent voter, th-sn, show his abhorrence
of this base attempt at deception, by casting
his suffrage against the candidate who makes
use of it to promote his own selfish ends, ut
the expense of justice as well as moral hon
WHICH IS THE GAMRLER t
Our readers will no doubt, be surprised
to learn that Robert M. Frick, who profes
ses to have such a holy horror of gamblers,
is, or has, but lately, himself been guilty of
this vice. We ask him if he did not, with
in two years past, gamble for money in this
place, at a certain house on Water street,
not a half a dozen squares from the Court
We had occasionally heard it asserted,
that Mr. Frick, was not wholly free from
the vice which he unjustly charged ou Mr.
Bright, but it was not until a day or two
since, that we were informed by a respon
sible person an eye-witness, who saw
the transaction at the time and place above
Mr. Frick will -no doubt, call this a slan
der got up for the occasion, but we think
those who know us, will not accuse us of
making such a charge without sufficient
grounds. Nor would we have done so, with
meiullest knowledge of the facts, had not
Mr. Frick made the charge against Mr.
E7" The Poet Gibson Herald publish-
ed at Port Gibson, Miss., has been enlarged
and handsomely improved. It is a well
conducted Taylor paper. ' Wm. IT, Jacobs
editor and proprietor, and Wra. F. Eisely,
lormeriy ot tnis place, publisher., .
DEMOCRATS, COME TO THE POLLS I
The result of the election on Tuesday next,
will depend on the turn-out of the Democra
cy. If every good democrat will attend' on
that day, our majority, in this County, will
be of the old fashioned character of COO to
1000. Longsfreth, our standard bearer, is
worthy of the support of the democracy, and
will no doubt receive it. Israel Painter, onr
Canal Commissioner, must also be elected, as
the whigs have already one member in Ihe
board, which is all they are entitled to. A
desperate effort will be made to defeat Mr-
Bright by fair means or foul, but it can't be
done if his friends are wide -awake. The
other candidates will also require your atten
tion to swell their majorities.
THAT MAJORITY I
The Miltionian makes a most lame and
miserable attempt to excuse itself, for hav
ing stated that Mr. Bright's majority in
1845, was only about 300, and suppressing
the fact, that tfiere were two democratic
candidates in the field, to divide the votes.
Mr. Frick says, that if Wilson had not been
a candidate, Straub, the whig candidate,
would have been elected. This logic, we
presume, is on the principle that no one
man can be expected to beat two run by
the opposite party. What a wonderful
Senator Mr. Frick would make ! If elec
ted, he would defy the majority in the le.
gislalure, by dividing the whig forces into
two or three distinct parties, and thus lick
the democrats in every contest.
05?- Mr. Frick of the Miltonian, will
find out after the election that his personal
slanders have recoiled with terrible effect
on his own head. Mr. Frick ought not to
forget the proverb of persons living in glas?
houses. There are some individuals we
know' of, and of the same politics wifh Mr.
Frick, who have an opinion that Mr. Bright's
character would not suffer any in compari
son with Mr. Robert M. Fricks, in regard
to certain practises.
CT A large and respectable meeting
was held at the house of C.Bouschlag, Esq.,
at Elysburg, in Shamokin township, on
Saturday last. We had intended to be pre
sent, but circumstances prevented our at
tendance. We understand, however, that
the meeting was well attended notwith
standing the unfavorable appearance of the
weather in the forenoon. The meeting
was addressed by Messrs. Jordan, Frick,
Packer, Martin and Bruner.
tU" The steamship Herman has arrived.
Louis Napoleon has been elected to the
National Assembly. Ireland is still in a
state of disturbance.
K7 The Philadelphia Ledger says that
the mail linn running west from that city, by
way of ihe Columbia Railroad, which has
hitherto started out at 12 o'clock, midnight,
"I'lie 8 o'clock morning line and the 11 o'clock
A. ftl. hues will be continued as heretofore.
The Foreign News. With the exception
oi uio thrilling news from Ireland, thu inteHi-
genee brought by the steamer America is not
of much importance. The following brief
summary of ihe New York Commercial reu
dors it unnecessary for us to add one word by
way of additional illustration :
"France Bgain seems approaching a state
of disturbance, and Prince' Louis Napoleon
once more figures on Ihe scene. Naples and
Sicily aro in renewed conflict. Leghorn has
been the theatre of an emeute according to the
stale pattern. Spain is disturbed with her
chronic Carlist risings. The Schleswig-Hul-stein
affair is ns far from a settlement as
ever. The friends of German unity are all
at sea. Prussia is without a ministry, nnd
the Italian question is still doubtful and threat
ening." South Carolina. Governor Johnson has
determined to call an extra session of the
Legislature of South Carolina, in order lo
enable that State to cast her vote for Electors
of President and Vice President.
Temperance Movement. Both Houses of
the British Parliament, in answer lo the nu
merous petitions of Temperance Societies,
have passed a bill prohibiting all sale of in
toxicating liquors on Sunday morning and
Family Dignity. The old residenter of
Philadelphia must remember the story of
JWichial Morgan O'Brien," who married the
mother of William Bingham, who built the
Mansiou Housa Hotel, in Third street above
Spruce. Mr. Bingham appeared deeply mor
tified that an Irislman should have married
his mother; but Mr. O'Brien was the party
really mortified, and meeting Mr. Bingham,
he thus addressed him: ' I understand, Mr.
Bingham, that you think yourself dishonored
by my marrying your mother, but sir, which
ought to be lha party disgraced, myself, Mi
chael Morgan O'Brien, the son of a Prince of
Muustor, or you, tho son of a woman, whose
father was a leather breeches maker in ihe
oily of London !"
The U. S. Mail Steamships of. the New
York and Liverpool line, are in rapid progress
ot construction. 1 hey are to be five iu num.
ber, and the proprietors and agents of the
line, Messrs. Collins and Co., have selected
Ocean names for their Ocean Steamers
They are to be called the Atlantic, the Pa
cific, the Artie, the Adriatic, and the Baltic.
The first two will be launched about the 1st
of December and two others iu time to keep
op ine line, iney are to be of about 2,900
tons each, and built in the bet manner and
with all the improvements which experience
both at borne mud abroad have suggested.
David Paul Brown, Esu., has received
the nomination of lha mass meeting held in
Southwark on Saturday evening last, as the
Independent Rough and Ready candidate for
Congress from the First District. j
ELOPEMENT IS FASHIONABLE LIFE.
Great Excitement in a Small Way!!
, The Cincinnati Commercial says a transac
tion in the matter of Love and dollars of con
siderable importantanco, in certain circles,
has just transpired in our city. It appears
that not long since two young gentlemen, sons
of Mr. G , were each courting two fash.
ionable ladies of our cily ihe widow L
and her daughter the latter lady some fif
teen, the former some forty years of age. . To
break up the union of ihe daughter with the
young man she was sent into the interior of
the State to school, and her lover to Texas,
where he died 1 The other brother contin"
ued to court the mother until a recent date'
although absent on duly, for ho belonged to
Well, during the young lady's term at
school, she heard of her lovers death in Tex
as, and for grief, determined on entering a
Convent! Thus matters stood when the
elder brother, the one that was courting the
mother, returned to our city. He was still
true to tho widow, and she went so far as lo
buy her wedding clothes, and the young man
was heard to say that ho could do with the
said widow as ho pleased which meant that
he could marry her if he would.
This he told in a public bar-room ! Some
scandal, entirely unfounded in truth, got out
the gentleman that conducted the business in
the place of the young courier, was discharg.
ed, but on the return of the elder brother, he
took charge agaui and went on withti,e widow
as usual. On Saturday last, the daughter re
turned to her mother's from school ; she hav
ing been sent for, and got home through a
great deal of persuasion ; her disposition hav
ing been bent towards a Convent. On her
return home she saw again and conversed
with the brother of her late lover ! He was
soon to be her father ! He told her, no doubt
to be a good child, and forget the notion of a
Convent. Hercharms, during these interest
ing conversations look possession of Ihe young
man, and he regretted his pledge lo themotb
or. It was a triumph of seventeen over for.
ty ! The young man declared his new-born
passion the young girl accepted the brother
of her lover, and her father that was to be !
On Tuesday last they cloned ! What course
they took it is yet impossible to tell. Thy
mother was last seen in her carriage in hot
pursuit alter tne young woum-be-nun and her
recently was to be husband ! It is a mixed
up affair, and th? "end is not yet."
It may be interesting to know that thefam
ily of widow L is worth some eight huit
dred thousand dollars, and that the young man
is worth some sixty thousand !
A Convention for the purpose of iiifluen
cing the public opinion of tho Christian and
civilized world in favor of substituting some
other nnd more rational mode of settling in
ternational differences than an uppeal to bru
tal force, wn held at Brussels on the 20th
21st and 22d ult. The three particular points
brought forward for consideration were iutro
duction of an Arbitration Clause in nil inter
national treaties tho establishment of
He'll Court of Nations for the settlement of
international disputen, and tho General Dis
common; to tn fsVno hiJniWit"'un''war is i
consistent with the spirit of Christianity.
The Cholera It is contended i.1 En
land that the cholera dors not attack person
iw nvd ncur iirewenes or mineral springs.
in consequence ol ihe counter inlitience o
carbonic acid gas evolved there. All Ihe wa
tering places with springs that emit ihis gas
escaped Ihe pestilence, m Germnny, Spain
and England. Balstou and Saratoga, ii is
said, also escaped.
Diseases from Intemperance. Dr. Dar
win speaking of disease in London, sajs it is
remarked that all the diseases arising from
drinking spirituous or fomented liquors are
liable to become hereditary, even lo Ihe
third generation ; and gradually to increase,
if the cause be continued, till the family be
Presidential Vetoes. The veto power
says tho Virginia Recorder, has been exer
cised twenty-five limes since the formation
of tho government : By George Washington,
twice J James Madison, six ; J unes Monroe,
onee; Andrew Jackson, nine; John Tyler,
four; James K. Polk, three times total
number of vetoes, twenty-five. The whole
number of acts passed and approved since the
origin of the government, is about 7.000.
which will make 280 ucts to one veto.
The Free Soil Dinner, to be given nt
Gainesville, Alabama, to which John Van
Buren was invited, was a hoax played off
upon that gentleman. Alabama is nol vet
the soil to encourage ihe principles for which
the Van Buren parly are fighting.
A Sad Fall! The following, from the
Pittsburgh Gazette, should prove a warning
to those who may occasionally feel tempted
to have recourse to their old practice :
A man name Graham well known in ihe
market and who till recently had reformed
from his abominabla habit of intoxication
went to a house in iho 7lh Ward, on Sunday,
and got into difficulty a female, which resul-
ted in his throwing her from a porch or step
wun sucn violence us to break some of he;
ribs. Several men saw and became indig
nant at the outrage and Graham waa severe.
ly beaten and -'chewed up" a piece having
oeen dii oui oi nis cbnek by one of his assuil
anls This man was at one time a consistent
and active member of the Temperance So-
ciety had become attentive to and prospe.
rous in business, and bid fair to become in
dependent j but by some fatality he has fal.
len into his old habits, and seems likely to
sink even lower than befbre bis temporary
relormation. His weakness is Ihe more de
plorable, because of natural good qualities,
and genuine manliness and trustworthiness,
when not under the influence of ardoitt spirits.
DhovoHT lit Delaware. Aocordinglo the
Blue Hen's Chicken, the eorn will be 15 or
20 bushels less to Ihe sore than last year, in
consequence of the late drought ; the ostlare
light, and late potatoes will not be more than
fourth of a crop. There will be hardly any
cabbage. j ' '
New DBpot in Pottsvillb. The Reading
Railroad Company are negotiating for the
purchase of tho "American Hotise," owned
by Jacob Geiss, Esq., and now occupied by
Capt. Irael Reinhart, in Pottsville, with the
view of erecting a Depot for passengers and
merchandize in its immediate vicinity, in ac
cordance with the provisions of a late act of
Assembly, requiring them to establish a Depo
in the Borough, wilhin two years. This will
be a great convenience to the citizen of
Pottsville. and to travellers to and from that
borough. It will do away half a mile of
Omnibus riding, over a road that is almost
knee-deep with dust in summer nnd mud in
Winter, at an extortionnte addition to the
Railroad fare, of 25 cents per passenger. We
are pleased to note the disposition of the
Company, to comply with Ihe wishes of the
Pottsville folks, and the spirit nnd intention
of the Act of Assembly. Read. Gat.
'Americans Guarpinc the Halls of the
Montezvmas. Capt. White having been au
thorized by the Mexican government to raise
a regiment of one thousand men to act as a
guard to sustain tho present government, has
opened a recruiting station in New Orleans
for that purpose.
Scientific Murder. Michael Coonan,
the porter at Willard's Hotel in Washington
city, came to his death on Friday last, in
consequence of a dose of 15 grains of mor
phine, administered to him by Dr. Thomas of
that cily, a physician of high reputation in
The Creek Indians. From a statement iu
the Boston Reflector, it appears that a season
of unusual religious interest has been enjoy.
ed in connection with the Baptist mission to
his tribe :
t;Vit tiin seven months ninetv-three have
been received for baptism ; nmong the num
ber Gen. Chilly Mcintosh, iho most talented
chief in the Creek nation. His son has been
an active member, and has a good E lglish
education ; lis is an rxcellent interpreter, and
I expect to have the pleasure of making
known that lw has commenced preaching
There are now seven Baptist churches in the
Creek nation, with 550 members. There are
five native preacher's."
The Sierra Madre Movement. It issur-
prising, alter nil me lam udoui mis nnair,
lhat every officer whose name has been men
tioned in connection with it repudiates it
Col. Kinner. who was mentioned as one of
the leaders, says he never would lend his
name to such an object, while onr country 16
at peacj with Mexico. He thinks the poo
pie of Iho United Slates have no rijchl to med
dle with Mexican quarrels, till a State for
mally declares her independence, then they
may volunteer their aid to maintain that in
dependence. The Wild Man Dick Martin, Esq. be
ing at Greenwich Fair, was led, by a very
superfluous curiosity to enter a booth wins-?
proprietor professed to exhibit ;'.t wild man."
There, assuredly he saw a very wild look ins
individual, with his head and face covered
ular glib, nearly naked, and with a chain
about his waist But Mr. Martin, upon ob
serving that the savage seemed to display to
wards him somo uncouth and uneasy sLnisot
recognition, was induced to examine him
more closely ; mid the result was, he metis,
nised in the "wild man" ono of his own tru
ants, nnd shouted out, with all tho indigua.
lion becoming a legislator in favor of ani
mals, "Why, then. Flaherty, you blackffttnrd
of tho world, what is it youe about there,
at all, making a beast of yourself entirely,
entirely!" ' Earning tha rent for your hon
our," was Mr. Flaherty's propitiatory, and, to
an Irish landlord, unanswerable, reply.
The Plague or Locusts. The Hungari
ans, in addition to the plague of war ami sick
ness, are now visited with Iho plague of. lo
custs threatening them with that of famine.
The Argum Gazette stales ihut swarms of
locusts havo passed over iho frontiers from
Turkey, an ! lhat they aro committing fright
ful ravages in numerous places.
Encke's Comet can now be seen with nn
ordinary telescope. It may bo found near
the bright star Capella, about a degree north
east, in the constellation Auriga; Prob ibly it
will be visible lo the naked eye in about
Tiik Dkce.vsf.d Hon. J. W. Graves, Whig
Elector of Kentucky, was long a member of
Congress, and was engaged in the unfortu
nate duel, which ended in thu death of Mr.
Cilley, of Maine.
Califoiinia. Great preparations are mak
ing in the west for emigrating to California
The gold fever has seized upon ihe people.
and they are alter the yellow dust.
Royal Dignity. The King of tho Belgi
ans has refused to receive the French Minis
ter, because he was once a shoemaker in
Brussels, this is not so much tho fault of
the Minister as il is of the King, for if the
latter had nol needed shoes, il is likely Ihe
tormer never wouiu have made them.
Artificial Eves for Horses Dr. Bri
tol, ot Lockport, iNiagara Co. N. Y. advertises
to make artificial eyes for horses. He says,
although not in his line, he will take order
from persons having valuable horses deform
ed by loss of an eye.
Thc lujuclion applied for by the stockhol
ders of the Niagara Bridge against Mr. F.llet,
the engineer and contractor, has be refused.
A now Taihy has sprung up ealled yEro-
pathy, in which medicines are introduced ia
the form of vapor by breathing.
The STCAMca Great Britain Thi. M.t
ly ship was put ud at auction, limited al 40.-
000, but coold not obtain a bid. and was with.
Mitch ill, the exile, ha hn mr .;.!,
at Bermuda, but was recovering.
John Van Buren is on a oolitic.! tnnr
East. ' i ,-.i. . .-, -., i .. .... ... ,
Tho victims of the River Raisin Massacre
in 1812, have been disinterred by some im
provements in Monroe, Michigan. The citi
zens of Kentucky have had them laken to'
mat Male lor re-interment.
An Infant Business. A butcher in Bos
ton has gone to "weighing babies," when
T"ig nis customers round the city. He
charges twenty-five cents for all babies over
twelve pounds. . . .. .
The New York Tribune. The names of
Ihe whig candidates for the Presidency and
Vice Presidency now appoar at the head of
Cheap Enough. Wood, sawed and split
for stoves, is selling in Cincinnati for 81,75
TitsoaT. Uct. 3, 1848
Wheat Fair to prime red sells at 110a-
115c; primewhite is held at 118 a 120c.
Rye Penna. is worth about 63 a 70c per
Corn We hear of no sales.
Oats Sales at 33c.
Whiskey Sales in bbls at 27c, in hhd
Offset nf the nttTtins AtKirAt, Oct. ft.
GRAIN. The supply of Wheat at market
to-day is small. Sales of good to prime reds
were made at 105al lOcents, and of ordinary
lo good at 95a 105 cts.
Sales of Corn at 58a60 cts. for white, and
64a66 cts. for yellow.
We quote Oats at 28a30.
WHISKEY. The stock is light, and the
demand not very active. Sales of hhds. were'
made on Saturday at 27 cts., and that pric.H
is demanded to-day. Limited sales of bbls--at
27 i cts.
Ci.rre.-ttd xoeek'y by Henry jtCwwr.
Vtiirt-r. .... Kit)
tl T . fR
Co mi. . . - - 60
t)T. - - M0
Puiik. - 5
FtA-iKrii, ... IS5
lllMlUI, - IS
Km, ... -II
lliriun Fi. - 10
Dniui Arpi.ii, 7ft
Do. Pncim, - 150
f JllI' 'I'm lees nra all now il.-finiti-ly to i
I imtiiM O thit omanii.it'Oa of th ins'itution.
It will o en n 'I'tiursilny Ihe 14th ol Krplfm-li-r
1814, with m.U irui?inn lor Ihe nccnintnn
ltiiin stul iiimru. li.tii of ynuih h ill male an i tV
mill in ilic ih'imnmen of linming i nuoJ in
lir best Acailemi' S.
'i'litt curse wit lm ihnrouigh ninl extensive,
tn'ir ii-i ic, in mlilltioii lo 'ho c 'imn m n ml hieht-r
Knijhsri ftui'iit the Biir.ie; I nu in nu-rn bu
rn ci'", vnrnl nn.l m-liuiitentjl tnu ic nnd viriiu
nn tin i iit il hrntii hi
I I I I ION ANDOTHEK EXPENSES.
I'tiinaiv Di'pir meni, (per U irler,)
Cirniti n Engl ll,
' her K ilmh
Anc.eiit I. nieu-icrs,
D .awing anil Paining, ( i'r..)
' 5 50
mu'i be h ilf in
I i ewry in t.incc, tuition
H mill nn I loilging ran h It .d in p ivntr fami
I a $ I fill i he eiertint, ,.(.. n iv.- ti.nln.g
ti.Mii- la t-.uiti rn. ;:.! tt ihe c.nlie.i (itcl.culila
Yiiutig men uVp ,m-i to ui.i e in i-Iul.s mi.! Iu.ir.l
the i-eiveii t an tuilu. e lh i X.rin o H-lmlr'.
E luc.itimi in i a 'linh -al a ,d pu M e an, i- th
chcnaln.il aim in itii. i l ie j r ae. T ,r ..I al,,.uM
(Mined ii.ii I tr i . liU, iy( ,U, ,, wh
ife frhea,n a ell aa eanli. A' ru iiigit I tin
nmai naantuoua an. I tirsjenul it,,ii,iii will I
l-aid io Iberi ml tmeieau of tha pupila. and
with ihi-gr.t olj-i in tvr lie iul.-. a h.v.t o
n et. d tin-full, w ii g lioatd of inalrurtiun, tu wu ;
K-v. I hum s BO WM X, A. M. P
He. 0 H.i KEEVER. . M
Mra. MJSAN V CHEEVEU Pit ci.. fFr-iiihI-
Mia CA l'H RINE E. (.'KEEVEft.
a I wh mi ae known J appieri .t d h the pub.
Mi-, aa we I fur their enilm lit q ialiti.iafi .i,a In jina
it mat ui'tmiH to youth aa fjr ihir u lia.ntv and
t cell-i ce.
I he . cation of Dirkin.nn Sem-'mry ia unriva1
ld. tin. I mldiim ia reined and -in .Won hii cini
nenro cun.m .n.li g a :di iilt.e . f river ami
m in lain tcenrrj ..f , irrnm ing Iwnitv. The
he.ihci! he loneiiiini y j eira..rilinrj g.HjJ.
Tim town it arc a li!u uu h .y C'-nil and H.i!
H-L.il, m.d i nn.oi.g the mo,i . r lu'i'ul rur I ael le-in-i.la
in ihe l,'i i n, (; .nnnnie .n . .dd.esa to
he aecitarj i.l'tha li.wr I w,i re eivj .t en I in.
illikih' :rr, August
Y Virtue of certain Order of Kale, leaned
f.it of the I'ouit ol Common Plea of Mor.
iliu.iiheil..i.d Ci.unly. lo ma directed, will I (old
it I ..Vl vk I- M. on M"NDY, the 6th ilav of
N" IV KM BER, A U. 1848, at lha Curt bouaa
m the lx.rni,ali of ShiiIUi lha followiug deteii
h. d .n.peilv. to win
A cr Main Iract or piece or Land,
ilnate in U, per Aucu-lt lownahip. No'lhumnW.
and eoi.inv. horn , led hy land of Wm. Herd, P.
r () e tl.-rf, J. l n W.laerton. land eur aejed in
tlie nm o of KluVw ih WHi, ami known h lha
n .me ..f lie Joidan irarl. containing 100 scree,
mum m lea. A I. NO I
A eertnin uther tract of Laud, '"
a'tnaia in the inwnaliip and e iun for-iid. ad-
j lining ihe 8.i-quehriiin riaer. ih- Manaioa f irm :
I hnmaa l. anl. dee d. and land of John Wo.
veilon, ai d known l.y th.' name .f lb Oarcb
trap-, e ntaiirng SO neir. mora o L-a.
l. 'l ihe rauie of I h.onaa liiani, dee'd..
THOMA8 A. BlLl.lXOTntf.' ,
her'ft"e OfTiee. 1 Kh.iirT
''u i' uijp, O-l, 7, l4 j
GOLD PENS, PEN HOLDERS & PENCILS. ,
G. & B. IVI. SIVXITn,
(Late m Ihafiria of A. O. tiagley fc Co.)
M41 rrtCTraaaa or Colb Paia. Pi- letaa t
asp Pticni, i
No. 10 Muideu Iaue; niewYo'rk.
V'VJ'E.ihe Ru' arrihera nflVir to tHe trade, and i
the itiihlie generally, our1 different alvl '.
of Oold P.-n. which are warranted aainat til im. J
prfeciona tj fail Pauae; and alao to ha eunarint
in every reeiwct to an other tniida. Having ia.1
eii'a.ed facititir for manufacturing, wear deter.?
mined lhal no pen (ball be delivered ftooaou
tabliahmenl unleaa il W parfeot. W alto, kp
ennitanlly hand our euperUw Gold Pencil, aad
Pencil with Pan, which w arc eaeUed is oflai at
lb loweat rate. All order ajdr'eeil toh 8a
rrtbera, will be crefull and praf tlj tUaaJeJ
Q. V E. M. SMITH. No,' lk'MU Lsn X. T.
OctT, t4. S I