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    Fos rszalDeNT,
fluldeet to the decision of a Nntiotial Convention.
MONDAY, JULY 17, 1843
see First page.
The IRAAnion.
, Some of' the whige affect great indignas
sign at the bare supposition that they `and
the blue noses will unite on a ticket this
All. We should like to know why such
an event ought to create surprise, and es.
pecially why the amiable whige should
be indignant at the suggestion that they will
do this year as they have done ever since
the rise of Antimasonry, trade and traf
•With Antimasonic leadtre. In great
'- setters as well as small, the whigs have
yielded to the Antimaaons—so humble and
subservient did they become, that the grand
twister of the party made a public boast
that they were "whippable articles"—and
west after this,no longer ago than last year,
after evincing all the bitterness, and show
ing the utmost reptignanze to Autimasouic
dictation, they clutched at a chance to come
promise, marched out of their entrench
meets and surrendered at discretion to the
Antimasonic forces. In 1840, Thaddeus
Stevens and his men- nominated Harrison
in.a State Convention, virtually declaring
that he should be the federal candidate in
,Pennsylvania, whether he was nominated
by the federal national convention or not.
'To this bold and decided movement may
attributed,more than to any other cause,
'the nomination:of Hari ison. A vast ma.
aority of the whigs of the whole Union pre
ierred Clay, but l'haddeus Stevens brought
them crawling to his feet, and drove them
into the support of his candidate. Time I
and again have the blue noses of Afleghe- 1
tly county made the whigs capitulate and
'tape such crumbs as might be thrown to
"Olom. The history of these events is fresh
in the mind of every man who has atten
ded to the politics of the county, and we,
need not detail it here. But does it not
render the pretended indignation of the
whige at the intimation that they will again
unite with the antimssnns, most ridiculous!
Have they not, for years, evinced as much
contempt for the blue noses as they now
affectto feel, and have they not regularly
pi themselves into tie hands of Craig,
St is & Co.
Itis true the whigs of this county stand
nit utiother footing now. They have hold
of.t4-hig end of the stick, and they evince
some disposition to repay the blue noses
for former injuries. Still, judging from
their former conduct, men may conclude
thatve -union is a possible thing; and when
the whigs recall the very vacillating course
they have pursued in these matters, they
will not complain if lookers- on should sup
pose there was some little doubt whether
they would abide by their ticket—and hold
on to their present palpabl 3 advantages o.
ver the blue noses.
lICP The Advocate, in speaking of our
medlion of the proposed re-union, says:
"We do not know where the idea originated,
noises in the fertile brains of our loco loco neigh
bora. who perhaps think all stratagems lair in pol
tics as in war."
Now, whether the Advocate knows any
thing of the origin of the idea or not, we
have it from many unquestionable sources
that the. matter was talked of among our
opponents—nay, mare, that certain of the
candidates had expressed a willingness
that the thing should be done. But the
idvociteintimates that it is a "stratagem"
, of our own. We have puzzled ourselves
in vain to find out to what result suc
"stratagem" would tend,or wherein it can
be supposed to consist. If our stratagem
would bring the contending factions of fed.
erotism together, surely our chances of
success would not be increased, though we
truly believe they would not be greatly
lessened. And the Advocate would hesi
tate to admit that any stratagem of ours
could keep them , asunder if they wished to
unite, or that the indomitable resolves of
the whigs could be made stronger or weak
er, by our thanceavreing. We feel confi
dent that the Advocate editor, before he
sees Ibis article, will have learnt that the
idea of a re.union did not originate with
Public Meeting.
We nnderstand that a public meeting
will be held this afternoon; at Temper
ance B.H,for the purpose of adopting some
WWII that will ensure . the Tailuresees of
the city a better remuneration for their la
bor, The prices fur whieh they are come
palled to work at present, is not sufficient
SO procure the most common necessaries
of ilte, and the amount of labor which they
have to perform to keep soul and body to.
tether, woad wring commiseration from
the molt flinty heart. We hope the meet-
Will take corns effectual means to re
name their griereacen, and that Those who
31 is their power to aid them, will
etrittOrtiOird et ones and do so.
fl'` The Whig proprietor of the Aurora
is busy in reprinting articles, and , revamp
ing charges which can be found in the Ga•
ze;tte any time in the fast five years. As
we answered threw attacks when they first
appeared, we shalt not take up our time
in noticing them in their new form. This
business of republishing matter which is
considered first rate for a whig paper, will
precisely suit Mr. Poindexter, who is a
whig of the moat decided kind. The.fact
that. the Aurora and the 'Gazette should use
exactly the same weapons in political war
(are, will not surprise the democrats when
they - learn that the chief owner of the for
mer paper is a member of the w hig p ar ty.
By the way, we wonder if Mr. Poindex
ter goes in for the Re-Union !
Rebellion in Il linois.—The St Louis
Era, of the evening of the .sth, says:—
"Two hundred citizens of Coles county,
Illinois, have resolved in a public meeting
that no heed should be paid to the decis—
ion of the Supreme Court of the United
States, setting aside the appraisement law of
Illinois; that all officers ba advised not to
carry out such decision in the sale of pro--
party; that they be asked to resign their
offices if they cannot comply with such re,.
commendation; that they (the' people) will
oppose them by all fair and mild means,
and if that will not do, they will oppose
them by force of arms and all other means
in their power; that committees be appoint
ed to ascertain from such offiOrs whether
they will presist in such eases or resign
their places; that the meetin4appoint offi
cers to carry out the resolutions; that the
decision of the Supreme Court is regarded
as unjust, and not binding on the people
of Illinois; and that t:tey pledge their lives,
foitunes, and sacred honors to sustain their
This gentleman had the affidavits of several per.
sons who were cosnizant of the fact rehtive to the
death of Mr. Rooney, taken before his Honor, the
Mayor, yesterday, for the purpose of exculpating
himself from the censure which has been cast up
on his conduct as Overseer of the Poor.
The following are the affidavits published with•
out comment, as we prefer to let the public judge
The Newport Breach of iblarrlage ! for themselves in matters of this kind, in which
Case. ! all are interested in forming a correct opinion.
A man named Clark Dalrymple, was i City of Pittsburgh, as. i
iecently prosecuted at Newport, R. I. for ; Personally appeared before me, Alex Ilay,Nlay
a breach of promise of marriage, when a s c id di c n ity t , ,, A ra ,
Ann N d PKenna,wir being
-, in and fur s
verdict of $5OOO damages was tendered.— "t hat sworn dc
t on Salurd,y g evening last,ejsu an d
a sa ri e t : Tl
d da i rk, A i l iwo r m m ic en n eame to ourhouse and in
that the defendant wrote a request to plain-
On the part o( the plaintiff, it was proved, :
Them, which
w u h s ich at t id he . y Tl g m a y ve ha to
. 1a written paper
tiff's father on the 6th of December, 1842, , me, and I put it away in a drawer. They tole
requesting the assent to the match, which m po e ur that
i t i h
w e y t)
o w a w n a t s ed ly t i e n
g ice Mr.M ' r /i d e 'i f s;
t a h about a
was given. l'ueengage neat continued , Penn House, and who needed son y ie relief. I fold
t l hem that i they m N oug , ht to provide for him, and that
until the 25th of the same month, when
i some diffilulty occurred between the par— w t a l : o r u i s ' s gh t t for t..
it iqi( l n n na ah w ou ° f ul a i n al h i 7ue
afterwards "hat
n. l ea t i7 d b t a h ek i a t n i d a a t s b ked e h l d fr n M r 'Ke T n i na had i been
I ties. At the request of the plaintiff, her
father called on the defendant on the 21 of i ked me for the written paper Which they ha d he e d lief n
t. January, and demanded a fulfillment of the land I gave it to them. 'they lien went away,
engagemeut. The parties were brought il , a saying, l vo r • they
d t! i i .i •.u n g .,t t t
e t ll h
rw.r. .
\ i t u , id K,tr a f k m e
about o to
o t
the tt e
together by their f t iends, but no settlement men having called to sec him, instil next loaning.
en Monday morning the M.y-r called to see
could be made. Tile father testified that .
Mr. Mlienna. I told bins that I ebou.,ht Mr.
the defendant refused to marry the plaintiff 1 M'Kenna l.sel gone to see the man at the Wm
at all, and that her feelings hail been deep,. Penn House,
ly wounded by the conduct of the defend-
The defendant denied that that he re
fused absolutely to marry, and offered uvi.
dence to show that at the time the difficul-
ty occurred, he offered to marry plaintiff
in the spring. The promiEe was not dis
puted. The defendant a'eo contended,
that if any damages were recovered, they
should be merely nominal; that no real
damage had been suffered, and that the
defendant took the only course ho could
tale as a man of honor, when he ascertain-
ed that hie feelings had changed towards
the plaintiff.
IVews from the Rocky Mountains—The
Oregon Company 4-c.—News from Fort
Platte to the 7th of May has been receiv
ed at St. Louis. We quote the following
A patty of Sioux, consisting of aboat
three hundred wstriors, under the two
chiefs Bull. Tail and Iron• Shell, had al•
ready left to fight the Pawnees; and an.
other war party, to the number of fifteen
hundred to two thousand Sioux, was soon
to proceed against the Crows and Snakes.
A war party of Kanzas Indians had at
tacked a party of Pawnee, and killed three
of their number. Three Pawnees had es
caped to Sir William Drummond Stewart's
party, and were protected by them from
their pursuers. Mr. Richard met the otha
er party on the Big Sandy.
Mr. Richard also went to the Oregon
Company. They were near the waters
of the Big Blue, all well and getting along
smoothly—having experienced no difficul
ty, except in crossing the Kanzas River,
where they sunk their boat, and came near
drowning several women and children.
The following dialogue—not a bad illus
tration of the Cockney tongue—,,lately
took place at one of the London post
offices:—Witness: This here feller broke
our winder with a tater, and hit Isabeller
on the elber, as she was playing on the pi
aner." Magistrate: "The conduct of the
prism'', and hie geditral characta', render
it props' that he etgould no longa' be a
member of enciety.r
CapL Porir's Oratiox.—The Oration
delivered ljyiapt.lt: Porter, before the
"Hiber4i'flreensi' r l on the 4th 4. will be
published to!tuorrop.
Curefor the infdesza.—Shne' violatile
Salta iciaid to be a teovereign cure for the
inflventa. See ethiertieetnear.
Vkeiliniikait4)4 oll lPPL.
We stated yeeterdey disk we leo* give
a synopsis of the V ptoof adduced by tint
"Ago": 0( its chargei against M.
M'Kenna, published on Wednesday. The
statement of Mr. M. Smith, the tavern
keeper in whose stable Rooney iied,is giv.
en, as also an affidavit of Isaac Jerome, tt
person in Smith's employ, and these coni
stitute the evidence. They corroboratei
the charges of the 'Age,' and if their state;
merits are.correct, Mr. McK. was perhaps
chargeable with neglect of official duty.—
But this, it seems to us, would afford no
apology to any keeper of a public .house to
let a fellow being die in his stable. Mr.
Smith says he learnt that the man had ta—
ken shelter in his stable on Saturday, and
that at 7 o'clock on the evening of that day,
he left a legal request for the overseer of the
Poor to take clurge of and relieve the
wants of the man. It is not stated, howev
er, that the man was brought into the
house; we infer from this, that he lay in
the stable into which he crept at first, and
that he was suffered to die there. Now,if
Mr. M'Kenna was derelict in his duty, we
thick he should not escape censure—but
was it not plainly the duty of Mr. S. as the
keeper of a public house, to take Rooney
into his dwelling,and provide for his wantsl
If Mr. Smith had done this, no blame
could attach to him.
We autjoin the affidavits made in de
fence of Mr. M'K.enna, upon which he
seem a willing to rest his case:
Mr. 'McHaan a.
Sworn to and SCI hser ibcd berm: me, this 13. h
day of July, A D. 1843
Robert Duffy being duly swum according to
Ira, deposes and sap On Sunday morning last,
early, I was met by Mr. James M'Ketins, aid he ,
asked ate to go with him to see a sick man at the
Win. Perm House, kept by Michael Smith. I
went with him,and when we got there, Mr Smith
went with us to the stable in the yard. In the in•
side of this stable, in one of the horse Flails, we
taw a man lying on some straw. Mr. M'Kenna
asked him where he came from, He said he came
from Uniontown. Mr. M'Kenna told hirn he gain
ed no residence here, and he would have to go
back ti where he had gained a residence. Ile said
that his residen se ceas not in Uniontown, but in
Baltimore. Ho stated that ho wanted to go to
Butler, and Mr. M'Kenna said that a conveyance
would have to be furnished to take him to the
next Township, and be forwarded to Baltimore in
-that way. Mr. Smith did not, to my knowledge,
proffer a conveyance to take the man away. I did
not think from the appearance of the men,that ho
would die so soon. I was present the next mor
ning, just after the inquest. I saw Mr. M'Kenna
give Mr Hamill a quantity of muslin to w rap a
round the man, and told him to use plenty, and
that if there was not enough, he would get more,
I helped Mr Hamill to put. the body in the coffin
and saw him nail the lid on. The coffin was not
tim small. I did not see Mr Hamill jump on the
lid to press it down.
Sworn aad subscribed before roe, this 13th day
ofJuly, A. D. 1843.
William Murdock being duly sworn according
to law, deposes and sayst I have been acquainted
with Mr sPKeana for some years. Since he has
held the office of*Overseer of the Poor, he has fre
quently sent poor persons on their way home, by
the canal, paying their passage for as great a dis
tance as he was authorised to de by law. He
uniformly, as far as my knowledge extends, act
ed toward them with great kindness, and the mon
ies expended by him have been expended with
economy and care. lam employed in the ware.
house of J M'Faddeti, &Co.
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 13th day
of July, 1843.
ALEX. HAY, Mayor.
Robert Haslett being duly sworn according to
law, deposes and says: On Monday morning last.
saw a man lying on his back at the gable end of
Sut.th's Tavern. I went to him and asked him
what ailed him. He told me he was laboring un-,
der Dropsy and Influenza. He asked me to pro.
cure a conveyance to take him to Mr M'Kenna's.
I asked a draymnn to take him down, but be de
clined doing so. I ten went to the Mapes house,
to ee if the Mayor could not do something fur
him. When I got back I found that the man had
been removed into Mr Smith's yard. I saw Mr.
M'Kenna there about an hour afterwards. Mr_
M'Kenna said that he had to go to Esq. Lightner's
to get another poor man, and that ho would get
the poor house wagon, and hive him, the man in
Smith's yard, taken to the pour house. I went
back ehorcly afterwards, and in a few minutes the
man was dead. I did not bear Mr Smith offer a
conveyance to take the wan away. clmet think
there was time aftilt! Mr McKenna went away, to
have proctired the poor house wagon to heresy,
itess - fhint 10 tit2ieuqr h.. - i" 'ls he died. '
'4iitotts and subsdribad 'before foe, this 13th 4sty
1E 4 13. ALEX. 11AY, Mayor.
John Stubbs being duly sworn according to law,
deposes acid says. Ttilt on Saturday morning last,
between the hours of five and six,l saw Mr. Mc..
lieni.a and Mr Dully, crossing the Canal bridge,
on Pena street. I was not then aware for what
object they were there. Mr. McKenna, as Over
seer of the Poor, has been very attentive to the
poor, as far as my knowledge extends.
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 13th day
of.hily, 184.3. ALEX. HAY, Mayor.
William Hamilton, being duly sworn aocordiug
to law, deposes and says. On Sunday morning
last, I met Mr McKenna and Mr Duffy, shortly
after 5 o'clock, at the head of Murdock's alley.—
M'Kenna said that they were going to see a
sick man in a lumber yard in Bayardatown Ha.
said that he had heard of him caly that m
I have several times called on Mr McKenna, in
his capacity as Overseer of the Poor, to (ruid re
lief tosome persons in my neighborhood, and have
always known him to discharge his duty faithfuls
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 13th day
of July, 1843. ALEX, HAY, Mayor.
From the Chronicle
ALEX. HAY, Mayor
ALEX. ❑A Y, Mayer
City of Pittsburgh, SS.
William McKeever, being duly sworn according
to law, deposes and says. On Sunday morning
last, between 9 and 10, Mr. McKenna and I went
Is see a si-k man at Mr Smith's in the sth ward.
He told me ho had been there before that morning.
Mr Smith and Mr McKenna went into the stable.
Mr McKenna asked him how be felt, and he said
he felt better, as Mr Smith had given him some
coffee. There was an empty plate and an empty
bowl beside him. Mr Sinitsi spoke to Mr McKen.
na about having the man taken to the Poor house.
Mr McKenna said it was impossible to take him
Over to the Poor house on that day, as it was Sun.
day. He told Mr Smith to take care of him until
next day. Mr Smith said that he could not take
him into the house, but he would take care that
he should have enough to eat. The n.an said that
he did nut want to go to the Pour liouse,he would
rather go to his friends in Butler, and Mr McKen•
na told him if ho would come down to his house
that evening, or next morning, he would give him
money to help him to Butler. The man appeared
satisfied with Hits, but did not want to go to the
Pour House. 1 did not hear tilr• Smith offer a
conveyance to take the man to the Poor House.—
I have known air M'Kenna to be very attentive to
his duties as Oversee' of the Poor.
Sworn and subscribed beture me, this 13th day
of July, 1843. ALEX. HAY, Mayor.
City of Pittsburgh, SS.
James Murphy being duly sworn according to
law, depesrsana says: On Monday morning last,'
I was going past Mr Smith's tavern in the Fitt't
wu.rd, and saw a man lying in the tow-path. I
stopped and asked him what ailed him. Ile sa id
ho had the dropsy. I saw Dr Haslet there, and
asked him if the man could not be rem ove d to
some other place. The man said he was not able
to walk away from there. I saw Mr Smith titer 3.
and told him that he ought to dosotnetilin g f or t h e
man. When the man heard rue men t i on Mr
Smith's name, he spoke to Mr. Solids, and said
that if he would take him in his bagga ge wagon ,
either to Mr McKenna's or the Poor House, he
would pay him what ho asked. 31". Smith said
that the wagon wa. and that he couldn't
do so on that account. I saw the wagon loaded,
and when it came buck empty, before the man di
ed; the horse was tak• n out. I was present when
the man was put in the coffin. Ia 1W Mr lianntl
nail the lid on. He did not jump no the lid to
press it down. JAMES MURPHY.
Sworn and subscribed before mr , this 13th rt')
of July. 1/.43. Al IX.Id AI Mayor
pity 17—it ,
CoNsemPT[uri.—A correspondent of the
N. 0. Tropic, writing fern Cuba, notices
the death of an American by consumption,
says that the disease is considered conta•
gious by the people of Cuba, and that the
law orders all furnitr.re and cI othing that
may have been used by the consumptive,
to be destroyed in all cases that lt ave had
a fatal termination, the plastering of the
walls in the room occupi-d by the deceased,
to lie taken off, the floor to be taken up,and
repaired with new materials. .
A Rich Dinner.-4 gentleman residing
in the vicipity of Philadelphia, the North
American says, invited his children—three
daughters and a son —to dine with him on
ti 4 fourth of July. In the course of the
teal, a package was I .b! before each of
tlie four, containing securities to the a.-
mount of two hundred thousand dollars—
waking, of course, in the aggregate eight
hundred thousand dollars. The most con
, firmed case of dyspepsia could digest such
a meal.
Rain.—The Georgetown Advocate is
rejoicing in the advent of a tolerable show
er of rain, and says that the markets of the
District have been mainly supplied by
vegetables from the gardens of Baltimore.
The influenza is said to be spreading a
rnong the horses and cattle at Philadel.
phia. A number are now sick with it and
several have died.
The Granite Boys.—By the return'
which have been made to the Adjutant
General's department, it appears that the
whole number of militia opt the third Tues.
day of May, was as follows:—Cavalry
884, Artillery 1,953, Riflemen 2,225, In.-
fAntry, Light Infantry and Grenadiers 24,-
767. Total, 29,829.
Small Bills banished from New Hamp.
shire.—By a law passed by the New
Hampshire Legislature in 1842, which law
came into force on the Ist inst., the circus
lation of one dollar bills is prohibited in
that State. The banks of the State are bat
allowed to issue them,and any person who
takes one into the State for the purpose of
passing it, is liable to be fined $lO.
Engliah Exploring Expedition.—Her
Majesty's ships Erebus and Terror, com
posing the Exp loving Expedition to the
south pole, are expected in England short
ly. They have been absent upwards of
, hree years.
The opponents of Common Schools view
'with horror the expense of a shilling, but
with complacency the wreck of a mind'
TPinin.--Seturday was a 'comber; it
was the wares (lay of the Besse* this little
loafers and the iiigs were the only portion
of the community that had any remedy for
the scorching heat; they bad the pleasure
of bathing themselves in the cold fresh wag
ter as it gushed from the fire plugs. They
looked like happy pigs and happy loafers.
Holland, says Mr . Walsh, has suffered
perhaps an irretrievable lose in the resig
nation of her minister of finance, Mr
chussea, than whom a more conscientious
patriotic, zealous and intellegent man nev
et presided over an involved treasury. lie
wished so to regulate the taxation of Hol
land as to relieve the orders not fortunate
ly or redundantly circumstanced, Zoo throw
the main weights on the rich and luxuri
ous; but class-interests baffled him in the
Dutch chamber.
The Duquesne.
The Duquesne Company took posses•
sion of their magnificent engine last Satur.
day, which was presented to them by the
citizens of the South Ward. About 6 o'-
clock, the members made a trial of her
strength, in which she was found to be an
engine of the "first water," she threw 2)9
feet, according to the decission of a mem
ber of the Neptune, and weighs 3,300 lbs.
The citizens of the ward have now an en.
gine and a Company not surpassed by any
in the city.
The Mayor of Mobile has off red a re
ward of $•200 for the 2ppirehension of the
murderer or murderers of Giovanni Ceaus
(known by the English name ofJohn )
Some Human Nalh•re in Dogs.—lt is
customary to kick dogs about—to pass or
dinances to prevent them from ranging at
will, as though there was not a spark of
humanity in them; yet nothing is farther
from truth. Of this we had occular dem
onstration the other morbing• A. small
dog had managed to pick up a bane, rath
er bountifully supplied with meat; and was!
making the best of his way to a place
where he might enjoy his meal in quietness;
when he was assailed by a large dog, and
thrown with his back to the earth and feet
to the sun—his assailant astride of him,
and threatening all sorts of bloody murder,
in case of resistance. He seemed to say
to the fallen one, 'You weak puny rascal,
how dare you presume to walk the streets
with such a bone as that, without the per ,
mission of your betters? Such choice bi s
were never intended for the likes of you,
but fot those who are able to defend the
right of their possession. Yott deserve
immolation for your presumption; but (an
one condition that you presume no more
in this way. your worthless li!e shall be
spare I this onre. Do you promi- , e,'
The prostrate cut made an assenting
motion with h:s paws— -losod his eyes in
token of sincerity and stittmission, and was
let off, minus the b)ne. His conqueror,,
then, with great -c o nplacency, - picked up
the spoils of the vanquished, and with
head and tail erect, started for his kennel.
As we were watching this exhibition of:
'human nature' in the canine species, and
regretting that dogs could not soar above
the rapacity of man, we observed a much
larger dog issue from behind an empty
box, and with an angry Yelp, light on the
possessor of the bone. The struggle was
but momentary, and the spoils changed
hands, or, rather mouths again. Who
will or cart say, after such exhibitions that
dogs have not a large share of 'human na
tore' in their constitutions? One man, ei
ther by force or fraud, appropriates to
himself the goods of another; while this, in
turn, is despoiled by the superior cunning
of a third. The case is clear; ei•
Chet the dogs have a large portion of 'hus
man nature' in composition, or men have
more dog nature than he usually gets
credit for. How the case may be we will
not affirm; yet this we assert, without the
fear of dogs or men, that life with both is
but a struggle for the entire bone, and that
the right of discovery is no guaranty of
possession.—Rock Daily didv.
A Cautious Judge.—The late Chief Ba
ron O'Grady, father of the gallant officer
(Lord Guillimore) aid de Camp to her
Majesty, tried two most notorious fellows,
at the Carlow assizea,for highway tobbery.
To the astonishment of the Court, as well
as to the prisoners themselves, they were
found not guilty! As they were being re
moved from the bar, the judge, in that
manner so peculiar his own,addressing the
jailor said, 'Mr. Murphy, you would great
ly ease my mind, if you keep those two
respectable gentlemen till seven or half
past seven o'clock, for I mean to set out
for Dublin at five,and I should like to have
at least two hours' start of them.
Captain Cousins at Guadaloupe.—We
have seen a letter from Guadeloupe, of the
14th ult. which states the result of the trial
of Capt C. his steward and others, on the
charge of attempting to purloin money
from the ruins of the late earthquake.—
The trial occupied six. days, and it is al.
leged there was a mass of false testimony
against the prisones.
Mr Cousins was convicted, and senten.
ced to three year's imprisonment at Goad
aloupe--the steward to one year—one of
the seamen to one year's imprisonment. 1
and the other to five years labor in the
gallies of France. Capt Cousin has pro
against the proceeding of the Court,
and hopes through the interference of the I
consul, who has recently arrivoi, to get 1
them set aside, Capt Fisher of New Ha
, vela, had been appointed consul, but had
not received his Exequatur from France.
In the meantime he will act as commercial
agent, and has gone to Bassatre to see the
governor. The consul had received in
-Istructioes from our Government in rala.
tion- to this arair.—Rdvertiser.
Puseyism in London.— At the Miscall•
tion of St. Paul's eilUI Ch, %%11E0014,81,
which tuok pl c On the 301.11 ult.. au mu..
dent occurred which xcitud very genus!
remark. A few minutes previously to the
commencement of the services of the day,
and just before the bishop of London
entered the chutch, in which a congragae
tiln of at least 2,000 persons had assent%
bled, the Rev. Mr. Beaufort and anoth-6
sr gentleman walked up to the altar in
their white lobes and round hats; upon
which the Dean of Carlisle ordered them
to take off their hats. "Who are your
was the response. "I am the Rector of
the parish," said the Dean. Upon ibis
they explained that Dr. Hook had ordered
the hats to be kept on, but. out of coar.
teay to him, they would take off their hats,
and they did so accordingly.
1.11,111 7 11117_11E17 ML. •
4 feet water in the Channel.
All Boats marked thus ( 0 ) are provided with
Evans's Safety Guard
Reported by &MIME & MITCHEL , General S. B
Agents, Water street, Late Custom House ogles
Peterson's Building.
*Alps, Todd, Cincinnati
Martha. Robinson, do.
•A delaide, Butigher, do.
Belmont, Poe, Wheeling
Pinta, Vandegriff, do
*Michigan, Bois, Hemet.
Cleveland, Hemphill, do. •
Orpheus, Bennett, St Louis
West Point, Grace, do
Mayflower, Foster, Louisville
ncsville, Duval, Sari. ta
Muskingum Valiey, Russell, Zanesville
*Michigan, BoieF, Beaver,
*Cleveland, Hemphill, do
Vigilant, keno, Cincinnati
Montezuma, Mar i t, do.
TUE tlfsctiher, surviving Executor of the last will
and testament of Lewis Huffman, late of Jenne*
township, Allegheny county, dercased, by virtue of as _
authority in the said will, will expose to sale at patine
vendue, on Saturday,i be 12th day or August next, at 10
o'clock A. M. at the house of Jacob Huffman:on the prem•
ises,a tract of land in Jefferson township aforesaid, bean.
ded on the rort h by the lands of P, esaly Truptho, 0* the
west and south by lands of Sim pan Castor,' and on the
east bylands of Andrew Bedell, containing about eighty -
five acre?. The above tract of land is situated on Pete&
Creek, it as about forty acts coat ed on it, about one half
of whirl' Is bottom suitable for meadow, a tolerably good
dwelling house and barn, a small orchard and anther ,
dance or coal. Terms at sale.
jv 117—i13 , 1v11 p I.EWIS-11IIFFNIAN.
rIIHE influenza, which Is now an almost universal or
idernic, is exciting the Inventors of patent medktnee
to increased exertions In the puffing fine, but °win to
tho, general distrust entertained (or the generality of
,oen druas, people fear taking them.. lite collowhtg.
however. (tom a etistincul , lied plisiciao in New York,
Ltr Nelson, we think may he relied on:
object of the present communication is to recom
mend a single remedy, cheap and of easy access to tint
poor, and to caution them a initial an injurious one hl
this disease; namely, b!er dine, either general or by
leeches. In all those cases in which the 6 rstclsa of
symptoms prevai', lei the patient smell frequently at a
common salts lq..ttle, Volatile Silts are
preferred) and by putting the vial to the mouth, to draw
a few deep lii,mirat ions of volatile matter into the Wags.
Let this moress he repeated two or three times in an
hnur, and it will give more sr erdv and greater relief, In
slizlit C.1•; , 4 of thr. fira c1a4.3 than any other remedy,
tml will t.e sufficient for a cure. It will also he mask.
tinily useful .n the severe cases; and In those of the else*
of pro,trition, a few drops of ammonia. or hartrlior°,
ought to be taken in enmity, _I neat say of cuing sots
to take an old taAtioned mixture called Ise ammoulsei.
However, it is as a local remedy, to act on the disorders&
vnriace, !bat its t.ie is ntlyked. The principle will , tie
recogn , zed by all ph simns versed in molecular organi
zation, and thn•e who are deficient In that knowledge
may do in this instance as thee do In all ethers— act up.
on the faith they lmbihr." TM se salts are for sale sea
within the reach 0411 classes, at W: t. THORN'S. 53
!Market street, Pittslatratt. JF 11.
lalik ANA WAY from the slittserawr on Sunday lait y
1.111 ) an i n dented apprentice to the blacksmithing be.
!inept., named EBENEZER BEASTON. He wal abbot
17 years old, light hair, red in the face, tad stout
built. All persons are cautiotied agalnet harboring et
entrmri leg him. The afore reward will be given to
any person w h o shall return him to hie matter In Pitts-
bur=l.. TilOS. ELLIOTT.
ju ly 17—St p
HA ! !
Id URNER'S Conde Almanac for 1844.4014
T.I. Folder's Universal Agency and Depot',
St Clair st
y %HES new Ateavetriu , t received at W. Id. Fosters
Agency ai.d Literary Depot, St Clair at',
Pelee, 121 tents, July 17.
ATALE of Florida. Price 121 i cents. For sale al
Poster's Universal Agency and Liter.try Depot:
'Clair ft. July It
I respectfully offer myself as a candidate for ate ones
of Prothonotary. subject to the actinn of the Democratic
Convention. W5l. G. HAW KIM&
Wilkins Township, lune 27—le
To the Voters of Allegheny Centxty:—l respectfa®yef•
fer myself to your conaiderat ton as a candidate (indigo. •
dent of parties) for the office of PROTHONOTARY
Alleglteny county, at the ensuing election. Asti &let
come before you recommended by a Cssesstiss, those eri
you to whom I am not personally known will please edit
online Into my qualifications, kr.; and ifso fortesaarat
to obtain a majority o f your suffrages, I rluall eatlessse
by strict attention to the duties of the office: to satisfy yoil
with your choirr. ALEX. MILLAR,
may 10—tE•
RESPECTFIThYotTer tnyeelf a candidate fot the GAM
of Prothonotary of Allegheny county,Fuhject to the Mr
tion of the Democrat ic county convention which meets
on the 30th A tiaust next, GEO, R. RIDDLE
Allegheny City, May 31—te Ow.
IRESPECTFULLY present myself to the cid:mese
Allegheny county, as a candidate for the Hbefllfaildls
subject to tlteaction of the Demdcf al ic Convention,wlle
meets on the 30th of August next,
June 9.—dirwtc. ELI A H TEC/VILLA!). #
Mani/ Citizens of Pittsburgh, recommend Dr.JOSIIPL
CURRY 29 a eultahle person to WI a seat in the A.
lily, the ensuing seniors. July 11,1844._
r7slanv citizens of Allegheny city recommend Dr..
C. M'CULLY as a suitable person to fill the ogle*
Prothonotary. 12.
We are authorized to announce Mr. BODY PAT
TERSON, of the city of Pittsburgh, as a candidate *
the office ofSherlff, at the ensuing election. sabieet ►
the n3mination'of the county Democratic Convention.
June 24—te
AT the solicitation of a number of friends Or all po,-
itical parties, I respectfully offer myself to the CO.
si,teration of my fellow-citizens !or the office Cl Gwent
Oommissioner. That my sentiments may not be Wdsfill,
derstood, either as to political or private affairs, I resat
free to' say that I have been all my life a war:sleet
publiran, in the true sense of the word. As the cos
is somewhat emborrateed in its Ananetal stairs. sad ta k
redaellon of salaries of puhlic officers has reedited t
approbation of large majorities of the people, the weelor
signed woeld sot should he be wo fortunate as bibs dee
ted, in any manner attempt to restot this salutary re
form; should It reach the once of County onnallaiewier.
apr - 6: SAMUEL 1113P-L.F-Y_
July 17.
01 Pittsborghl
For the Poet.
For the ftet.