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3r-wit alone lightly re- I"" " ee- •--ea".."'"eat
, „lid not with more equity . , anxiety manifested by the supporters of the respective
than Lame disposed of the !candidates, we have every confidence that the busines 8
• Spawn , as it were , of the of the C o nvention will he done decently and in order.
century, Ltfitre's crews ' • Our opponents, mho anticipated much wranglingand
teenth, became American tits
naturalization than tlite Mont- disturbance at our ward meetings, and who now pre
admission among the opulent diet that our County Convention will be a scene of noise
of English society. The marshy • and contention, will find themselves wofully disappoint-
Was their outpost near the delta of ed in their calculations.
triple mouths of the turbid Mis
sat the entrance of the infernal We hope to see the Convention conducted properly
a from inttri,ion; for, from the I —let no undue or unfair influences be exercised to se
ll, they could overlook the entries cure the nomination of candidates—let secret marueuv
river for many miles distant.—
or upon intimidation be alike discountenanced- -
farther west, beyond the Sabinea
and above all, let the instructions of the people at their
their storehouse for the Gulf of
if not inaccessible, they held primary meetings, be rigidly obeyed. If faithful and
asp', disposal of contraband and fair dealing characterize the deliberations of the Con
g to, the original meaning of
vention, the friends of defeated as well as successful
Spanish, expresses cheapness;
candidates will cheerfully abide the result—but we are
Louisiana resorted to their marts
ice atfreedom of fraud which in confident that a selection brought about by improper
land, every where sets revenue laws means, will create deep dissatisfaction, and a coming.-
;heap, especially if a fraud, like ti on °'
n carr'ed by palpably violating instructions, will not
enjoyments, is apt to be only
be recognized nor submitted to by the-party. How
ime and honor, the singular by- ever, we know no reason to apprehend any such un
,of Louisiana—its (kinds, min- pleasant results. We know of no one base enough of
origin, the misconceived effects of
attempt to, gain his point by outraging the expressed
1 amazing fecundity aalluvial soil,
icriptive introduction of the events will of the people; nor do we know of a delegate reek
mg a circuit from Lake Maurepas less enough to be guilty of disregarding the will of those
-.train, by Lake Borgne, to Mo- who elected him.
the Gulf of Mexico to Calcasi
While on the subject of the Convention, we will al
river of that name to near Natchi
midst of numberless waters borne by the lude to a matter, which, in the intense anxiety that lois
rapid current, till the Mississippi whirls g r own up about other offices, seems almost entirely
.or twelve miles an hour—what becomes forgotten. We mean the selection of Delegates to the
:colurnel Does evaporation, permeation
Convention to nominate Canal Commissioners. The
bottoms, or extravasation over immense
ier the tide so much swifter, and the Canal Board have the most important interests of the
i higher above than below, that a whole state confided to them, and great care should be taken
in perpetual danger of dotage? An to select the best men the commonwealth can produce.
;slice of nature renders the banks of
To do this, oar delegates should be men of intelligence
levees, highest at the margin, and
mi overflowing the land much lower and integrity, and extensive acquaintance with the pee
. 4. the sea.. The floods disemboguc in ple of the state—they should be men who have no pet
,yous, which the current rushes into 30 ty or selfish interests to subserve—who have, person
ateamboats must go in stern foremost, or
ally, oothing to hope nor fear from the Canal Board—
wstarnped in whilrpools. The creation,
reduction, and unexampled features of whose only object is to promote the prosperity of the
prairie, and oceans of mud. hillocks, state, and rescue her from the difficulties which beset
~ plains and marshes, hundreds of miles her on every side. Let these considerations guide the
om of the sea, are more marvellous, fruit- deliberations of the Convention, and all will come out
kplicable, than Egyptian pyramids. hiero
:,harvests, or dutch artificial conquests from right.
oceans. Whales probably sported in the '
now alligators share it with the land,lakes,
;, bays, lagoons, swamps, forests, and cut
, yielding continually to the improvements
a, and the intercourse of the steamboat,
as of industrial progress, in which the ele
die New and Old World, land and water,
illy blended. The Ohio, Missouri, Ar
, other gicantic rivers, freighted from the
lakes with prodigiousfloods, fill the Red, the
Crocodile, the Vermillion, the Atchafayla,
and other Southern communicants with the
ern streams, all coursing south with their
ich and Spanish names, sometimes dash
ity bluffs, then creeping over interminable
taking from regions of eternal cold to
Anal heat enormous tribute of fluid and
, slime ; lumber, earth, and other freightage,
with the shells and, sands of sea shores in nu
bays—Pasca g.oul a., Barrataria,Timballier,Ateli
. Coteblank, Vermillion, and other water de
.goof shore from sea, lining the coast with islands
r:Sind , teleti, planting - extensive parishes by alluvion or
Ailioseisogoed rubbish—nature alone, without man's as-
Tflis tom, reclaiming soil from the sluggish waste of wa
-I.sarit, -enriched without manure for the most exuberant
predictions of the most important staples. Towering
Ibrestiersvergreen foliage, perenial harvests, sugar,the
;bestof modern condiment., flourishing on the coast too
I feritid for cotton;cotton, which has superseded iron in
s ethedersands of civilization, thriving just north of sus
. ...1 gara-eneither but where nature has allotted their local
ity; aisitural grasses in overshading woods, where hor
sesOsine,. and swine increase without man's care of
&int variety of fish, profusion of game, and abundance
of hetitim4 vegetables, support an indolent, but tern
. petttotr,.4earful, gentle, gallant, and long lived popu- '
Jetiowtontlieir plantations, less liable to many diseases
Abaft : Northern people, upon whose Creole stock the
Nodkiert American and European engraft with happy
. Slavery seems congenial with their habits, climate
ana,pltustations, and, as the campaign of English inva,l
sioa.proved, is far from the discontented, destitute or
dangerous condition conceived by most European views 1
of Is - The war of 1812 found Louisiana just wedded
to the American Union, without many mutual sympa-
thin. till community of danger, hostility and glory,
multiplied and magnified national attachments. Nat
uralists and philosophers, statesmen and scholars of
the Old World sometimes exaggerate like Volney and
Chaetonbriand, or undervalue like Raynal and hosts of
etherdetractors, the physical, moral and political con
, &tine of the new, especially its newest parts; above all
those where slavery is an institution of torrid zones.—
near misconceptions, often provoking, are sometimes
"es indlculotia. It was long one of their foolish disputes
aixabor the American alligator devours with the same
, - *as the Egyptian crocodile; and many and sharp
a: the profound discussions before the truth was d is
ccroarti-that the animal is the same on the Nile and
on the lgissiasippi. But sciolists and statists have
not yet been convinced that the men and things of Eu
rope,.do not degenerate, dwindle, and deteriorate in
America. Raynal was sure of it and claimed the dis
celery. - Volney came and saw a giant stature, follow
edbyChateaubriand whose prurient imagination per
ceitiml yoting bears rocking themselves to sleep on -the
loftimit branches of immense forest trees, and tntna
rinativtiwing in meadows of magnolia on the Mechn
cheba. Since thou, Tocquesille has unveiled the ter
rific power of Democracy; Martineau the horrid influ
ences of domestic servitude; Allison the rapid decline
to covulaive perdition of everything republican; and
o ther European tourists, historians, philosophers and
publicists, other innumerable evils in the climate and
prodtustious, institutions, and society of a free country.
Meantime it has been advancing with constant and
mighty growth in all the developments of physical, po
litical and moral grandeur and renown, regardless of
animadversion. The land of liberty, cotton and steam
boats, moves forward with the "rust of regulation" or
tho"rest of archaism," progressive beyond all compe
tition lad example in the useful arts; the elegant in
constant attainment, and luxury overspretuling all with
swirttare irruption. More than a hundred millions
wok ei property annually leave and enter the waters
.c e Mississippi valley. Upwards of two hundred
are the exports and imports of the region
era sought Years ago, the pirates of Barrataria
,att,....„l va_rifp i ti n , a nuance with Great Bri
t, and but forty - I' 4 , i ,
Them is magic,
in -i;aert Spanish col
-41410'1, moral, or social in .kes4ters — . which a voyage
inonseistestnhonts from Cincinnati to New ea Orl
~ ns,
436 44 indicate to European incredulity.
! •
est Ia • sea" were all
Aemlost accomplistied saw
anCithe Northern ocean; and
quests more atrocious"!
revered the island of Ganda
, the French privateer* there
; Carthagena; whence, taking
T ulsa. they sailed for the 3011th
pitched an amphibious
and established a while
- i
by - s muggling ,
not pirates—a dis
-"es-tilted reg
.. Townsend, of New Haven, has presen-
Yale College, the interest of which is to
annually for five premiums of $l2
ofthe senior class, for English ccrm-
only one-half at . -ase-cropsfor two or three yesr s,--,
mating a crop at 20busbels of wheat per acre, o r its
equivalopt. If morels raised, (ana doable has been)
' the whole surplus over 20 bushels goes to the tenant,
who can apply it, if he pleases. to the purchase of laud
which be does act wish at pre- , ent-to cultivate. Should
.1"1 the crops fail so re to prevent the rem h e i n ,-, ra i se dser.
I , — i. ---_ ,
.I, they time will bcadded. The share, vizl . 4f the crop
41111)C 3:3 lila) $110t11.1114 13094. ( the only cosieration requirea-thls being to.i.i.ve'red,
allowing these t forhauliag,) a warrantee deeo,,iu
_____------------------------7 .
--= .ND PID)I'll/E:TOI1,. be pven, and thttitle indisputable. Settlers can then ,
---.,_--,- secure a good livitg, and in two or three years obtain
.... . a farm that will mke them truly independent, avoiding
jortoc..----r.=-,---=. the uncertainty this must attend
obligations to pay
ti cu.et for
\-.‘411.-ti...„or.the fluct___________uation.s of the rearket." _
"I. am 13-W.a.'""bit]Lte work on England, says:
• *cacy, for delicacy is a
.F; to-day, to select tt. 0
...any is a manly
FOR R . - 1i: .I', •
Subject to the decision of
THE Cot ti Y CON V ENT 10S .--The
ded briefly yesterday to the importance of having the
ouva,tanding debts of the county collected, and we again
call attention to it, with the hope that the people them
selves may be induced to take some decided action on
the matter, for we well know that a mere newspaper
paragraph will scarcely be sufficient to disturb the com
placency of those faithful public servants, who seem
disposed to let these accounts sleep the sleep of death.
The individual amounts due are small it is true, but
would form a very respectable aggregate, and peatly
relieve the burdens of the citizens, who arc now heav
ily taxed to pay the interest on borrowed money. They
have been, many of them, long outstanding and most
of the delinquents are abundantly able to pay, wisenev
er called upon. They should be collected if for no oth
er reason than to inculcate and preserve the principle
of integrity among public servants; for if these derelic
tions are winked at and overlooked, they will furnish
a precedent for larger and more extensive defalcations
hereafter We trust, therefore, that if a sense of do
ty is not sufficient to arouse the Commissioners to tic
' don in this matter, the potential voice of the people
, will be heard, in tones strong and loud enough to awa
ken Collectors and Commissioners to a sense of right.
WHAT THE WHIGS WANT.—The Whig party through
its orators and presses, have ever professed to be friend
ly to popular liberty, and opposed to every scheme
whereby the rights of the many should be abridged.—
Indeedthey have gone so far as to proclaim themselves
the only true friends of republican principles. Occa-
sionally, however, some one of their party possessing
more honesty, or less policy than the, rest, vrill be can
did enough to acknowledge the real end and object of
that party and the tendency of the principles it wive). ,
The editor of the Albany Journal, who is now
cates. Such a one, doubtless, is Senator Woo D a RIDGE, !
of Michigan, who, in canvassing that State, used the in London, writes as follows of the extent of that city,
following language: its wealth and magnificence, and of the food required
"If the whigs obtain power, we shall have a Nationalby its inhabitants:
Bank, and then every thing will prosper, we shall then'
"London, like the cataract of Niagara, is constantly
love our country better, for the bank will attend to its xi-owing, up gilt wonder and admiration of strangers.
legitimate business, and strengthen the Government! l am just beginning to be conscious of the impossibility
and will slowly, very slowly, rise in its might and of comprehending its wealth, its magnitude and its
overcome any opposition which may be attempted.— magnificence. Ride for honrs in whatever direction
We shall then have no need to trouble ourselves about you please, and the same evidences of golden conquests
the Government and its policy and principles, but are presented. All the nations of the earth must have
quietly cultivate our farms and attend to our trades; been paying tribute for centuries to London. or these
for, assisted by such a bank as will be formed, it will untold and incomputable millions could not have been
have the ability and disposition to take good care of " ng .„ 4 „,,,,i h ere .
the people's interests!" 1 "I was wondering this morning how much 'provant'
Freemen! do you wish fora National Bank that shall . was required to furnish this army of people with rations.
'strengthen the Government,' and be strengthened in An enquiry she w s that 1,500,000 quarters (eight
bushels) of wheat are required annually to supply Lon
turn by the Government so as to be able to 'over
don with bread; that 120,000 tons fish are caught here
come all opposition?' Farmers and mechanics! do (of which 45,000 tons are fresh salmon) annually; the
you wish for the creation of a great moneyed monster annual consumption of butter is estimated at 46,-
that will, in the startling language of Mr. Senator Wood- 000,000 lbs., and the price varies from Is. to ls. 61—
from two to three shillings our currency; of meats I
bridge, 'slowly, very slowly, rise in its might!' till it fi
°car n get no estimate, but there arebrought annually to
nally overshadows and assumes the entire direction of Smithfield market alone, 180,000 oxen, 450.000 hogs
public affairs—thus producing the great political mil- or pigs, 1,350,000 sheep or lambs. and 25,000 calves:
lenium long foretold and anxiously prayed for by the of milk, it is said that 11,000 cows supply the metrop-
Federal prophets, when the people 'shall have no need olis with 8000000 gallons annually,
price of Is. per eieight quarts. Eggs are
an s
are sent hereto trouble themselves about the Government and its poli- n great quantities, in crates, by water, from Ireland,
cy or principles, bat quietly cultivate their farms, and Belgium, Holland and France, and sometimes told
attend to theirtradesl' . as low as 3d. per dozen, but generally from is. to Is.
6(1. Hogs are fattened here in the yards of breweries
DILAPIDATED — The canal aqueduct at Pittsburgh. and dstilleries, for while every thing of the grain kind
It is now impassable, and business is much retarded on is called 'corn,' that product is not grown here. Hams
this account.—Phila. Sp. Times. I sell at 7id; shoulders at sd; and smoked side pork at
A mistake; the Aqueduct is dilapidated, but it causes 1 6d, in the retail stalls and shops. This is just double
the price with us."
no interruption to the Canal business. 1
Er At a recent session of thasannicipal council
A &Kim. BOXFIRE.—The Cincinnati Enquirer of 1
of the Russian Capitol, the following resolution, hon-
Saturday says:—Between two and three thousand dol-
I, orable alike to those who had made themselves worthy
tars counterfeit notes, consisting of slo's on the Bank
o f Mi ss ouri; slo's on the Northern Bank of Ky., and 1 of the token of estimation and of those who conferred
it--it was adopted unanimously, with but one esnep
some of the new emission of ss's on the State Bank of
i tion, that of a Jew who was a member of the council,
Indiana, dettcrilt)ed in our paper of yesterday, were
buned on yesterday at the Mayor's office. If they had 1 and did not vote:
"Considering the liberal aid which the Jews of
never seen the light, several who are now in jail, suffer- 1
I Berlin have contributed, during the last four years, to
ing the penalty of crime, perhaps might never have the different charities of the city under the government
been tempted to do evil. - lof Christians, and considering that they have amply
supplied the wants of their own poor, whereby a great
saving of expense has resulted to the people of Berlin,
the municipal council orders that theLactm of two thou
sand dollars be appropriated out of city revenues
for the current year, towards the construction of a hos
pital which the Jews of Berlin are now erecting for the
poor of their own faith."
A NEW WRINICLE.—Among the many projects of '
theday, one for the settlementof a portion of the West
ern country, is very commendable, andis worthy atten
tion.. It emanates_ from Mr. Benry . . L. Ellsworth,
..canmissionor of the Patent office, who owns 15,000
runes oflrrairie .and, On the Wabash and trio Canal,
1 6eprupoe atA.eenonthefonowing
11:G. 30, 1843
make me sick
From the "Democratic Advocate," Warreai
The democratic Covessional Convention has pktce - u
in nomination, Dr. GALBRAITH A. Invirm, of this
county. This nomination must be highly gratifying to
the Democracy of this district.. His talents and the
purity of his principles alone make him the spontane
ous choice of the entire democratic party of the district.
He has no wealth to fo3ter him, nor any personal rela
tives to intrigue for him; but standing alone on his own
merits, he has won a popularity that we trust will se
cure his election by a triumphant majority.
late letters to the National Intelligencer, we find the fol
lowing description of the fall fashion for hats. To those
who wish to be in the fashion, and are now wearing
"shocking bad hats," we would advise them not to pur.
chase either for cash or on tick, until the latest New
York agony reaches our city:
"I was honored yesterday by being called in to a pri
vate view of the full fashion of hats, lying at present
perdu in tissue paper, and not to be visible to the pro
miscuous eye till the first of September. I ventured
modestly to suggest un improvement, but was told,
with the solemnity of conviction, that the hatters had
decided upon the fashion, and that the blocks were cut,
and the hats made, and there was no appeal. It is
rather a lower crown than has been worn, slightly bell,
brim a thought wider, and very much arched under
neath. The English hat that comes over now is very
small and narrow brimmed, and the Parisian is shaped
like an inverted cone truncated at the base. Of course
we have a right to a . fashion of our own; but a hat is,
more than any other article of dress, a matter of whim
sy, and any inexorable style, without reference to par
ticular physicmomy, seems to me somewhat in the line
of the bed of ° Procrustes. I recollect hearing the re
mark made abroad that Americans could always be
known by their unmitigated newness of hat. Certain it
is that the hatters in this country area richer class, and
many pegs higher in tradesman dignity, than those of
France and England. Tart mieux, of course."
The schr. St. Matthew and the U. S. steamer Gen
Taylor arrived at Savannah on the 21st, bringing news
from Florida to the 19th inst.
The troops now stationed at Pilatka were to be remo
ved to St. Augustine in the course of a week or ten
days, and the post at the former place will be abandon
ed. Sales of military articles at the different posts
had been advertised, and the retirement of the army
from the Territory was hailed by the people with much
enthusiasm; as it enabled them to "calculate on Flori
da becoming span thickly settled." The cotton crop
in the vicinity is represented as excellent and promis
ing a rich and abundant haryest. The yellow feeer,is
at Key West.
FROM ST. J AGO DI, Case.—The packet brig Emily,
Capt. Bernadou, arrived at Philadelphia on Thursday
from St. Jago. We learn from Capt. B. that that port
1 1 was as healthy as usual at this season of the year. The
' markets were completely glutted with American "pro
dace, and prices merely nominal. No freight= to be
From the Herald, we extract the following:
Kay WEST —We are credibly informed that within
a short time, a British brig of war, entered the harbor
of Key West, and without communicating with the
shore proceeded to take a survey of that port. The
British Consul went onboard and was informed by the
commander that he had been ordered to survey the
harbor by order ofthe Admiral on the Halifax Station,
and that a= soon as he could make a report, there would
be a considerable force assembled there. Inquiry was
made of the Consul whether he bud heard of an insur
rection in the Island. of Cuba.
These are occurrences and are seemingly porten
tous. What the design of the British government may
be in this paraicufan remains to be seen; but her rapa
city is so well known, that we cannot doubt she has a
design epon the Island of Cubr. We hrve recently
, heard thai some regulations of the Cortez, in relation to
the Island of Cuba, favoring certain of the Pnglish fan
! atismin their peculiar views are about to be promulga
ted, and the move triads by the British Admiral may
be in contemplation of some turbulence in the Island,
of which that government knows sa well how to take
I advantage- Key West is an important position, and
should be fortified for many reasons. In the posses
sion of a hostile power !our commerce would suffer ex
ceedingly. It would be well for our government to or
: der immediately some of our naval force to that port to
counteract any encroachments upon our national rights
or domain, fur who knows what a day or hour may bring
Er Dean Swift proposed to tax female beauty,
leave every b►dy to rate her - He, so
wtadd -be '•
-i itirtta Movituntr Ts—An: on Cuba.—We ESOArE or hi t
learn from the St. Augustine H erald; that within a short WALICS. - •`Some Mil
time, a British brig of war entered theXabor of Key theeecape of thie Pot'
West, and without communicating with - the shore pro- but were unable at*. dn.
ceeded to take a su rvey of that port. The British Con- delivery, IS hittfarolly were t.
sul went ou board and was informed by the Commander don of the fait" then might hso,
that be had been, ordered to survey the harbor by order g
ra ssrric an. Mr. Botmic r rande, and n illialW -1
of the Admiral on the Halifax Station, and that as family, on his way to F
soon as he could make a report, them would be a con- account of his escape from bondage:C erk
siderable force assembled them. Inquiry was made of , It will be recollected that he was
the Consul whether he had heard torn insurrection in error, and on or aboutthe 23d of October nth,
ill' Island of Cuba. These are sge occurrences, ' been about four years a prisoner on the island, be
and ' .tteemingly portentious. What the designs of ordered to transcribe a number of letters and papers 1.4.
the Bri u •' - '4Government may be in this particular, re. ,be despatched to England. Among them be came a- 4
mains to be 94
• ,hut we can not doubt she has a de- ' cross one written by Gov. Hughes, and directed to a 8 (...n..
sign upon the 1•21114- Cuba.—:\. Y. Sun. ; person in Bristol, stating the manner of the escape of a 9 Wet:noes k.
OLD JOKES —The re le------ . convict, who had left the colony very mysteriously. It [-• R.E6.P . . .
fs, who ha
appeared from this letter that the Governor had
Brit- ` been . ..
comparative the recurrence .
read much else, is often astdf.eewsPePe,
of old jokes, and the com bribed; and that the convict sailed to England in a .10 The Grand-N x
, nt ts of n ow ones. . • •
There has been scarcely a currt , fors o a. er , , ish ship in the employ of the Government. He had no .11 Glee—The Sues. 4 .. -
that has net appeared at intervals, fome PP ' 1 sooner mad the letter than it was called for, ba y ing' 12 Ballad—Come, oh;
-1,, while many are doubtless, older than
theories I been handed to him by mistake. He returued it, re- 13 Solo on the Clariotiet,
--- ntedilucians the side-ache. For exampl i ii
gearking that he had not read it, as hi had not come to the opera gaza ladret) ••
's propensity for chatter, and her -to -44- The success of this prisoner deteirnincd him 14 Ballad—l'll remember -'•
was, probably, either made kbel.4.t attempt to escape, which he did as follows: 15 Solo Gallopade Croma •
• • mediate descendants.
told a eemP•-eeks after this occurrence, Mr. Bourdon 16 Bass Solo, the Schsol Muter-- -••
Tnagarine,._P4l3l)" (early in the rnor4..,L ,
o was an assistant clerk, started 17 German Air--Herz, =MOM '...•.
c4 P'''''' °l. t walked nearly 2.0 in the Colony, andthe first day so tranring—Miss Laird, ~ • - I .
--'-_,,,1 rocks along the shore at ••-•jAg themselves among the 18 Quartette—Sleep on---Messts. P
-to a boat, which they hie -sh e next day they pro- Dyer, Gaya sad Pyle,
British. ring to chance tl..
week watched 19 Gallopade—From the 'Postillion, ar
th the aid of their .
out to get on boa -..ht not be a ranged
erican brig, by .Girl, brought to this
were taken to Coquimbo, 41' A Blin d '
hence to VZ17.1.,_..e '-Chi ne se
and then to Rio Janeiro, where is....trnitanion stoast Mts Gutzlaff, lady ofthe
celebrated mi
back, wil
and from there in the brig Russia to Next ymk. cihir2a, to be educated and sent
I foraj es '
F'. - trianuf eictu red by the Blind will •
lo se of the exes:ises. ar
R A RE e,..,..___________.__
business streetz.—A store in one 04
good tenant. Apply at - -4.. c ity, will be to le;
aug 30—'2w. -I.l.,„,Agency, St
cape' _
by Adam hi - di
We cut the folio wing
fished in 1790, into which - 1l
translated from one as ancient thei - C,
Had those who've philosophy fahnm'd in
Of woman's tongue had the least notion,
To a summit they'd rose none before could attain,
They had hit the perpetual motion!
Thatin which the attraction of the procession cen
tred, was the carriage on which ,stood erect, with un
covered head, tne great Apostle of Temperance, Fa
ther Matthew—the object of ten thousand greetings
from the vast nu tuber of spectators who thronged the
windows and every spot of vantage ground in the streets
through which the Procession moved. He was dress
ed in a plain suit of black, with a white handkerchief
adjusted round his neck in the form of a cravat. His
upper garment, enveloping nearly his whole person
was a long frock coat reaching below his knees, and
partly hiding from view his bright "exterior" black
boots. He is a man of middle stature, inclined to
corpulency, possesses an extremely mild and some
what ruddy countenance, and has a prominent nose.
His hair, which was formerly dark, is now becoming
grey, hangs in irregular locks, and constitutes the only
feature of person indicative of advanced years, his
physical energies still retaining all the elasticity and
vigor of rising manhood. His appearance, altogether,
is humble and prepossessing. His visage is intellec
tual; his forehead rather high and capacious. In all
his movements he manifests the enjoyment of the most
benevolent disposition. His manners are simple and
unassuming; and the kind and hearty reception which
he pies to all who approach him, (whether brought
i Ito his presence through curiosity or respect) is such
as strikingly manifests him to be a true philanthropist,
whose love and affection for his fellow men overstep
the narrow sphe ofilfenevolence in which moves the
mere kindred party, or sectarian benefactor. Hitherto
his least recognized excellence by Englislitnen,has been
as a public speaker, but his addresses at Leeds, York,
and other parts of England, prove that in this capacity
his merits had not been duly understood or appreciated. '
His voice is mostly shrill and feeble, and his speeches
in general, are simple as his attire; they are always
short, pointed and harmonious—often clothed in inter
esting simile, drawn from surrounding or familiar ob
jects, and invariably appropriate and well selected.
His addresses, however, arc never distinguished by
the gaudy ornaments of rhetoric, their elegance and
force are more consistent with the language natural to
an enlarged, fervid and virtuous heart, than with a
studied nicety of arrangement, or a lofty figurative
style. Many public speakers are more eloquent,- . - - -
most more tedious; yet few are more sincere, pleasing
amid efteetive, and fewer in all things more charitable.
Such is Father Mathew, the moral regenerator of Ire
land.—Lecds 111treu ry.
late letzer to the Tonnes see State Agriculturist, he
abandons his original ground fur a tariff of protection,
and salons (lowa his high notiaas to Or? rer•cnne sten
da rd. We begin to think Clay i rig his sails far
popular favor. lieu ied to talk abort an old fashioned
national bank, and a taritT uaqu:tlilied • jor protection.
lie now miucas dia. (natter, spca'is of a sound car-
rote!, and a rerecura tarq. Nothing like running a
man far otfi •e to to (NJ: him lri m. But h-ar
"I had hoped, an I suppose, that all would have cheer
fully raliinl around a tarifl•waich, seeking to supply the
traa (ury With an a I.:Time r: venue, for an econumieal
winiaiitra• im of the G ivara:n : slavild at the same
tim incil•ntally, pr (pee di ic ri mi nation, extend rea.'
son ible rut •ctt (.1 to sac% branzhes of our domestic"
industry as need a(1 it. This is all that in now uske
or insisted upon.
CANADIAN SOLDIER'. — It is said that the 1.11111 -
way slaves from the United States are formed into a
regiment of red-coats in Canada, and that the regi
ment was used some weeks ago to suppress the
meeting in Montreal, attempted to be got up for the
purpose of advocating the Repeal of the Union be
twee o England and Ireland. Nine black sentinels
were stationed on the bridge at St. Catharine's, and
they had orders not to allow even respectable people
to pass to the plaoe of meeting, who had any appear
ance of belonging to the liberal party.
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these what candid man can deny; his very inexperience I -. 1
HEREBY cerrify that I have known a number of .
in party and clique tactics would no doubt leave him people who have taken Dr. McLane's Liver Pillti,CV
more time to devote to the more particular interests of
and have been much benefitted by them, and I believe
the section of country he represented; how much the in
them to he the best pills for liver complaints, and for
tercets of Allegheny county may be promoted by a vigi- 3
rieral use, of any rill now before the puhfic.
lent member at head quarters the success that attended g MICHAEL FORNEY.
the efforts of our late representative is proof. He was I hereby
certify 'that I have been afflicted for 6 years
likewise inexperienced. That great and important
with a liver complaint; and have applied to different
events may shortly be anticipated in this country no
physicians, and all to little or no effect, until I made s '
man can deny: that plain common sense in connection
use of Dr. McLane's Pills. In taking two boxes orders c
with a siricerc desire to do right to all, wrong to none, lam nearly restored to perfect health. • -
will be found sufficient in every ern-reency we have fuIISAMUEL DAVIS.
confidence: that legal abilities, and them alone are to be
Millersburgh, near Pittisbargh, August 16, 1843
depended on, all experience denies, it were indeed a'l 1" - "For sale at the Drug Store of
dangerous heresy for the democrats of Allegheny coun-
ty, or of any other county in this broad Commonwealth, aug 952 corner 4th and Wood streets, Pittsburgh.. ,
to encourages In hope the intelligent members of the
Convention will see the true issue, we are done.
, U PIKE ROAD.—Notice is hereby given that by it
"MAY YOU DIE AMONG YOUR KINDRED."' an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth;;
i il
This was a beautiful and touching benediction in old. FOR Tt POST. . -
of Pennsylvania, passed the sth day of April. 1843.444;i. ,
en times, and not less so now than formerly. There Messrs Editors:—Please announce the following
are few of us indeed, who, could we consult our own ticket: . subscribers are named as Commissioners in Alleg . ss,,
wishes, would desire to die among strangers; and tbo Congress—E. D. Gazzam. i county, with authority to open books at such time . 5
grent majority of mankind, live where they may, would Assembly—Col. James A. Gibson, I place as may be deemed expedient by them, for
rather, when "life's fitful fever" is over, have their bones 1 William Kerr, : purpose of receiving subscribtions of stock, for
deposited in the soil where their eyes first opened upon Uziah Stewart, construction of a turnpike road from Uniontown to
burgh. In pursuance of which authority the subsdglis
the glorious light of day. Thurlow Weed, Esq., the James Crawford.
talented editor ofthe Albany Evening Journal, now in Frothonotary—(ieo. R. Riddle. hers will proceed to open books for the purpose of rs . .1. 1
Europe, in one of his interesting letters describing his Sheriff—E. Trevino. ceiving subscriptions ofstock, payable to "The P 4
fellow passengers, relates the following incident,which Commissioner.—J. C. Richie. dent, Managers and
furnishes a striking illustration of the strength of the Treasu rer.—Dr. Wm. Kerr. Pittsburgh Turnpike
feeling to which we have alluded. He says, "there Auditor—J. H. Mclllhermy. the terms of the act se
are among the pasengers an old Irish lady and gentle- Coroner—Robert McChesney. • be opened on Mundt
man of the name of Tobin, from Cincinnati, who go buck 1 at 10 o'clock, A. M.
to the Green Isle to die where they were born, that ' ~,ss- FOR THE POST. , the city of Pittsburg'
• Pleaie bl .
heir dust may rest where rests the dust of theirfathers, Messrs. Editors.— pu oh the following Walker, in the bore!
have lived prosperously in America,but they could ticket for the consideration of the Convention to meet
die happy only in Ireland. Six children are left in this day.
America; and ono daughter, with that filial devotion I For Congress—E. D. Gazzam.
which hallows a daughters affection, accompanies her 1 For Assebetty--Thomas Neal, of East Deer.
parents on this sepulchral pilgrimage.—N. 0. Tropic.. James A. Gibson, of Pine.
James Whitiker, of Mifflin.
Wm. Sturgeon, of Fayette township,
I Prothonotary—George R. Riddle.
Sheriff—tiijah Trovillo.
Commissioner—John M. Davis, of Peebles tp,
Treasurer—Dr. Wm. Kerr.
Auditor—J. H. Mcllheny.
Coroner—Robert M'Chesney.
Tin: Cow Titax.—There is a tree in Paraguay
called the pale de root, or cow tree, which yields an
abundance of glutinous milk of an agreeable and balmy
smell, of pleasant taste, and highly nourishing proper
ties. Humboldt and his company were curious to
know whether such a tree actually existed, and satis
fied themselves by ocular demonstration. It is a
handsome tree, resembling the broad leaved star
apple. The milk flows most abundantly at the ris
ing of the sun, and the natives hasten from all quar
ters with bowls to collect it for use.
The schooner Susanna arrived at New Orleans on
the 15th inst in five days from Campeachy. The edi
tor of the Bulletin learns from a passenger on board the
Susanna.that General Sentimanat landed at Campauchy
some weeks since on board a small canoe, accompanied
by two of his officers. He stated that he had ben
betrayed by the remainder of his officers to the Mexi
can troops. One of his partisans who had been en
trusted with the defence of Tobasco, had snerendered
immediately to the enemy. Sentimanat himself, with
fifty or sixty men, fought the Mexicans fur some time
near Tobasco, but was ultimately compelled to retreat;
ann seeing himself abandoned, ru;de the best of his way.
to Campeachy. When the S. left, he was at Madrid
TOMATO Fros.—The following is a receipt for pre
paring tomato figs:—Take six pounds of sugar to one
peck (or 16 pounds) of the fruit. Scald and remove
the skin of the fruit in the usual way. Cook them over
afire, their own juice being sufficient, without the ad
dition of water, until the sugar penetrates, and they
are clarified. They are then taken out, spread on dish
es, flattened and dried in the sun. A small quantity
of the syrup should be occasionally sprinkled over them
whilst drying, after which pack them down in boxes,
treating each layer with powdered sugar. The syrup
is afterwards concentrated and bottled for use. They
keep well from year to year, and retain surprisingly
their flavor, which is nearly that of the best quality of
'-6sh figs. The pear shaped or single tomato answers
. used
may be te
Lary brown
BEER-DRINKING tADIES.-Mr. Weed, of the Alba
ny Evening Journal, in one of his interesting and fami
liarletters from England, writes:
"Every body drinks beer in England. I have aston
ished waiters, in two or three instances, by asking for
water. When you seat yourself at table in a "Coffee
Room" or "Steak-House," for dinner, and have order
ed your "joint," or "steak," or "chop," the waiter in
quires, "Hale, porter, or stout, sir?" If in place of ei
ther of these national beverages, you reply "water,"
he either laughs in your face, or turns away, wondering
where such a wild chap could have been caught. Now,
that I have seen something of English habits, l am as
tonished that Miss Martineau should have deemed the
circumstance that two or three American women, with
Whom she met, were "not all for love, but a little for
the bottle," worthy of remark. The drinking of hale,
porter and stout, is universal here with the females of
the poorer classes, when they can get it; and with those
of the better classes of mechanics, females, people,
a*l shop-keepers. While at dinner at Birmingham, it
wks observed by all of us, that the ladies (a dozen) at
table drank porter as if they were thirsty, and as if it
did them good. The lady opposite to me, who was
well dressed and well educated, disposed of nearly an
entire bottle. You meet ladies at every turn of the
streets in London, "the rubie of whose faces shows the
shrine at which they kneel.' I have met ladies at ex
hibition rooms, whose fiery faces entitled them to the
distinction of being classed with Shakspeare's "knights
of the burning lamp." And you find every side-walk
blocked up with lusty ladies, who are indebted for their
rubicund faces and rotund persons to habitual beer
drinking. I yesterday sat in an omnibus with an old
lady and gentleman, evidently of the wealthy class,the
latter of whom was a victim to gout, while the former
displayed a face and nose, the maintenance of which
bad cost as much as Falstaff paid fur "sack" to keep
Barclolph's salamander in fire "
Messrs. Editors: We presume it will be in point,
on the eve of the meeting of the Democratic Convention, i
to malie a few remarks with references to the candi
dates for Congress. Without any desire to disparage
the merits of the candidates older in experience than
Dr. E. D. Gazzam, we would ask the Democracy of
Allelieny county, if in them centre as much as in the
latter gentleman the most essential requisites for that
high post. If ever man was brought forward as the
exponent of principles that should ever be recognized
by a free people, that man is E. D. G327.A.M, and f , ,r
why! Because he is not of those politicians to wit , ;:w
growth. power and place, and a connection with pow
erful cliques are ever indispensably necessary to suc
cess. A few years ago and he was comparatively un
known, and it is from having passed through the ordeal
of trial unscathed that the people of this county regard
hint with so much respect; they have tried him and he
has not been found wanting; inexperience cannot with
justice be urged against him by a people who cannot re
cognize perpetuity in office without violating one of the
cardinal principles of Democracy. Experience being
the qualification, every democrat at a glance must be
enabled to see that perpetuity in office is the result. Is
he honest? is he capable? These and these alone are
the necessary requisites, that E. D. Gazzam is rich in
port of pittsburgl).
Reported by Sheble and Mitchell, General Steam
Boat Agents, Water street.
According to Copper Mark, at the Wood street SedtT"
Warren, McDonald, Daily BeaverlNicaet
Muscle, Martin, Florenco."
Keel Boat New W0r14.45r Cincinnati.
ENN INSER„ E COMPANY.—This institu
tion having opened an office at the corner of Market
and Third stocks, is now ready to receive applications
for Insuraire on Buildings,
Merchandise, Boats, Car
goes, etc., etc . Capital Stock 200,000 dollars.
D inscrons . —Josiah King, Presidenr, John Bissell,
J. W. Burbridge. G. M. Fleming, John Holmes, Jrs.
Long, William Morrison, Morgan Robertson, and 'Th.
3. FINNEY, Jr., Secretary.
30.21 r.
by James,received at Foster s St. Chet.
awl Literary Depot, opposite the F
aug 30—Gt.
PUSEYISNI NO POPERY.—A fevreopries .
new work just received at Foster's St Clair
Agency and Literary Depot, opposite the Dgehatel
aug 30-3 t. 4
THE CLOCK MAKER, or Sayings and Doily
of Sam Slick, just received at Foster's Agent.
and L iterary Depot, St. Clair street.
In the District Court of Allegheny County, /4
July Term, 1843, N 0.93.
3 e..--•-•-• John Walker. Jr.
L. S vs. Veaditioai E
z lif
.....,....... Peter Wilson. ,
And now, to wit, August 26th, 1843, Oa 121 1 0d1m .
of 0. P. Hamilton, Esq., the Court appoint Fes.:
Shunk, Esq., Auditor, to distribute the proceeds ''
in this case. From the Record,
Notice is hereby given to all persons interests
I will attend to the duties assigned to me
Court in the above case, at my office, in Four
Pittsbureh, on Tuesday the 26th day of Septt..
10 o'clock, A. M. FRS. R. SHUN
Ling- 30. Aud
T CST RECEIVED, a good askortment of au 411111111
GP of good window glass and window sash; also, NO
cuts of yellow and purple 4 and 5 double carpet chniav
20 doz. large and small buckets and tubs; 20 resew
writing and letter paper, for sale on acconarnodst*:
terms, for cash or approved exchange.
Agent. and Commission Meithent«
In the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny Cosallli
ty, of October Term, 1843. No, 130. V
e----0-. T N the { matter of the application of D
L. S. } 1
College fur
ur Charter,
.....-,-....., And now to wit, Aug 12, 1843:
Constitution of Duquesne College having been present .. ,
al to, and perused bv, the Court, and the C,oart havin '
carefully examined the said instrument, and it 'PP"'
ing to the Court that the ohlects, articles and conditions
therein set forth and contained. ere lawful, and not in-,
jurious to the community, do direct the said writing to
be filed in the office of th: , Prothonotary of this Court,{
and that notice be inserted in the Morning Post, in the,
city of Pittsburgh, for three weeks, setting forth the ap- t.
plication to this Court, to grant such Charter of Incor-
portion. From the Record.
Attest: A. SUTTON, Pro.
Notice is hereby given, that application his - been l ''
made to the Court for a Charter fur Duquesnee. Col- 1 .°
lege, and that unless cause is shown to the contrary
I within ' three weeks, the Court will be asked tog-rant 1
I said Charter. THOMAS HAMILTON,
aug 24-3 w
aug (Ad
STRAY PAG.--Came to the premises of the
scriltr, lying in Pitt township, on Saturda ,
.... "
inst.,a lfge shitted "' hog; a crop off the le _ 'el•
other maw Perokivable. The owner is .. . ake i t I th ion .`
t. : . .
WM. BLlAdii• ,
fOrWard prove property, pay chariso w.
or it wit I , disposed of accord:low'
au; °9't
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NippriASH I ONA BLE 11111 b
Bar and Cap fdanafactory.
t ,-Vrood street, 3 doors below Diamond Ailey, -
up..ll4,ubscriber y:illlcisep constantly on hand re . ry,,
vele!) , of the slobs fashionable Hers and
wholesal, and retail,* reduced prices.
Person, wislain,r‘purchase will find itio their
rest to give him a+4- S. MOORE.
Plusher , . an- 29, 1843.
N e w &Ansi) Stock listablishmost,
warLD moat respectfully announce to se tt
l e f pashurgh and the country cenerally, I have
retere nced the manufacture of STOCKS, of every va
rietvforrn and description, and would solicit merchants
et yothers toCall and examine for themselves, as I am
Oerteined to sell on the most accommodating term to
br cash, sal hope, by strict aueation to business,
a share of public putronar. au S` 19-6 m.
Att'v for Petitioners