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liks,lece and them were apertures, once serving for
- . "In the deserted casements Desolation sits,
And the clouds of heaven
Puss through the dwelling."
On one side of the hill was a huge dam, tvlioge stone
&Ili : ail:3r reached the edge of the declivity, anda mill
wheel, breathed by time and tempest, stood fast and
racitioakattthese at once indicated the or ginal uses of
the-Warne: • Ruins, dilapidated structures, fallen
tombs, are certainly no novelties to the tftveler's eye,
lattbfalrthe demonstrations of the finite charat tee of
=ail lira his works, none ever makes more impression
tai Ise tlortahe ruins of a mill.. Ti 3 a mighty machine,
toeve=inieitier spirit of man. It moves only at
• hie - all is life and turmoil—aud when itstops,
we kuaw the ruling spirit is not there—the waters
rush to - more, the torrent of life is (hied up—it is na,m's
Perhaps rimy be accused of a morbidity senti
meat in this. 1 belive much is duo to the very ro
mantic and retina situation in which we then stood.
In thii spot, the fairy region, and at the glowing hour
Of evening, I was persuaded sonic tale attached to the
rains we were .t.ontomplating, and 1 inquired of my
guitie the history of that desolate spot amidst so much
beauty. He seated himself by my side, and with a
grave and mysterious air, he thus commenced his nar
rative of the,Silent Mill.
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"At the time when the celebrated Thirty Years' War
laid waste and ravaged our fatherland, there came into
these parts—which, from- their position, surrounded
oti all-sides by mountains, far from any public road,
and, as it wore, shielded from the horrors and desola- ,
4;M of war-ea stranger. More thou fifty yeats had ANOTHER PLAN or . U.SION.—The nomination o
passed over his head, but he was not bent by his years; the Democratic ticket, the overwhelming strength it
ou the contrary, his carriage; was erect, and indicative possesses, and the consequent certainty of its election, i
of strength. He was sometimes seen with the noble
has spread terror through the ranks of our opponents, I
. proprietor of these lands, whose race is now extinct,
ond whose hereditary masons is this day h ruins. At and one: more they are busily engaged in endeavoring
length the stranger engaged workmen, and noon the to unite their broken array. •
- : spot before us he caused a building to be erected—that We have heard from numerous Sources that certain
which you see—a mill, kept in play by the waters from leaders , _ . . .
Or OLIO Faction are industriously engaged in
:the higher mountains, which became the resort of all ,
the neighboring millers. The stranger lived in seclu. the preliminary arrangements for withdrawing the
• aion. He conducted the work almost with his own Blue Nose and Whig tickets, and calling a Convention
hands, he formed intimacies with no one, and was to nominate a ticket composed of entirely new men.
sparing with his words with his intercourse with oth-vve
err. Still no one accused him of pride. His dernea
, nor was measured, but not forbidding-, and his unaffect- been consulted, and has consented to Strand as, a candi
•ed manners-and simple dress, his integrity in word date for Congress, if Messrs. Craig and Bmckenridgo
auddeed, united with a natural dignity, could not fail shall be withdrawn. Mr. As ERY, we belive, has al
to secure him the respect of all. The occupation hp
wars been milked as a Whig, and we have bead it
had chosen was, however, considered as not consistent
with his real station of lith, yet no one gave expression said he is somewhat tinged with Abolitionism. Of
, to this general sentiment, and it was not long before he these things we are not positive; but we know he has al -
' received visits from the surrounding gentry. : ways been a decided and strung opponent of Derme
"The solitude of the stranger was shared by a ' cratic men and measures.
daughter, a child of tender age. I am, said my guide, ' For Sheriff, we are told that HEZEKIAH ' NIXON
smiling, too old to find words glowing enough to de-
• scribe the beauties of woman, especi illy young ones, Allegheny will be taken DP, DD this compromise ticket..
but-truth requires, arid that must suffice, that I should Mr. N. is represented as a clever man, and a red hot
. say Maria was the matchless bealty of her day. Tra- Antimeson, but we have never understood that he had
dition still relates how the gentle Maria looked with any other claims to public favor. What arrangements
bergold heal-plate fixed upon her raven tresses, her
the bargainers have made about the remaining portions
black velvet boddice and silver chains, and her scarlet
mantle falling in a thousand g s-sceful folds around her of the ticket, we have not heard—perhaps they have
• fawn-like tiesure—her eyes like sparkling sdirs, and her not got any further in arranging it than the two offices
cheeks rivalling roses in lovliness. When Miria named.
spoke she opened every heart, and when on a hot lay
se she sat under yoOder fir trees, to listen in dutiful obedi- ; The whole project is conceived and carried on in the
once to the words of her father, then the throng from approved style of the federal leaders, who arrange cv
the hill and dale returned to their homes as if they had en:thin. , for the mass of their followers, and then call
• been in the presence of a being of another world—for •
conventions merely to obtain for thrqr decrees a show of
numbers came from fi ir and near to catch a glimpse oldie
lovely stranger Yet the boldest of ssiuths had never popular approval. Just look, for a moment, at their
dared to speak to her but of the ordinary topics of ci- insulting disregard of the feelings of the mass of both
vility. Thus passed some years. Beyond this region
factions herein manifested: if the reports we hear are
stern war contra ..t.•d its ravages with the peace of this
true, both sets of candidates are to IX, compelled to
blissful spot. M win became taller, and even more
beatftiful, till at length it was the common observation surrender the nominations they have received. This,
of allthat a “change had come o'er the spirit of her to be sure, would be but laying down barren and profit
dream." She was, less c ommunicative; and became less honor, the bearing
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thoughtful. The father, too, visited more frequently at
the castle, where he seemed to have frequent and se. than glorious—hut still it seems rather presumptuous
cret interviews, and his bearing towards his old friends in the negotiators to go to work thus unceremoniou ,ly
at the mill sensibly changed. Some thought that his to dispossess men who hold their position as candi
ancient pride had been awakened, and that be purposed
dates from conventions sanctioned by a large portion of
• quittinghis occupation', and: every thing combined to
lead to the ennelusion that the stronger was some tier- the people. But the second part of the arrang,ement
son of distinction, who in those fearful timer: ad bes.levinees a still greater disregard for the popular will.—
_ come Compromised, and the victim of perseciftion—his . Not only are the present candidates to be thrust aside,
!lame audrank most of course have been known to the
but the men who are to succeed them are already fixed
• noblemen of the castle. Many were the surmises:
some imagined that the lovely Maria was in some way upon! If the candidates on the existing tickets are to
or other the cause. Alas! my tale will expound all. be backed out, and the federal party ;gain called to-
Theta is a time in woman's life, said the shepherd, : gether to nominate, they should surely be left to choose
when all previous impressions become absorbed in one for themselves. But nu—the manage won't consent
- sole,ohject, and all considerations of worldly
- .give way, and this is, when love first, (and with woman to this. They will arrange the whole business—their
forester) points out the man destined for her by Hear- , followers must nominate Messrs. A' ERY and Ntxos.
en.. I We have merely alluded to this project as a twitter
"But not only had the persons I have Spoken of un- ;
: of political news—so that, if it should be finally deter
dergone changes, but the scene itself of their sojourn
was doomed to share the fate of all. . It was about I mined on, the privates in the federal ranks may know
the time of the equinox, when storms and rains assailed ; what is going on. As we have frequently said before,
without mercy that solitary dwelling, and rendered it 1 we amain repeat,not in a spirit of hoastingsbut in a so
sad and untenable. The mountain torrent became ; ' -
' leme conviction of the truth of the assertion, that the
swollen—the watery flood came pouring down and
poured with iresiatible force into this valley—the milli Democratic ticket will receive a greater number of
wheel was forced around with such violence that the I votes than both the opposition tickets. With this feel
walls were shaken to their foundation, and the howl 1 .
ins• we cannot nor do not apprehend any danger from
and turmoil of the tempest reverberated amongst the '
\ a union of the federal forces—let them unite if they
Mlle. The stranger was absent. The storm every
---- hour increased in fun-, till at length the roof flew with . choose—the Democracy of Allegheny cannot be beaten
• the winds, and the gates burst open. Horror struck I this campaign.
rushed forth the devoted Maria; her white j
• garments floated in the wind. With the little strength ' Since the above was written we have received the
left her she called for assistance. Alas ! it was too Gazette, which notices the rumor of union, and protests
near—there was one urged by the sacred and resistless against any coalition with the Whigs. "If," says that
impulse of love, bad just reached the spot—in another 1 "paper, "the Whigs are desirous of union with them,
. moment Maria was 'Ars arms. It was her lover, but
he was a peasant ! Yes, that short moment of bliss I"
the Antimasons] let them at once give up a ticket
was hers. Locked in his embrace, they were uncon- "formed after the Antimesonie ticket, whin' they have
scious of the pelting of the storm; to all external ob- "not, and never had, the slightest hope of electing."
' • jeets they. were alike dead. In another moment a red
So the Gazette will not come in to the arrangement.
glare from a torch illuminated the spot, and an iron
hand had seized the unconscious girl, and the lurid The American, too, declares that the Antimasons
' glare of the torch fell on the fierce and relentless fea- s' wise STAND BY THEIR voter." This, as far as we"!
tures of her father. The lovers fell at his feet; with a can learn, seems to be the general feeling among tho'
giant's strength he spurned them from him, and they
Antitnasonic party. : And many persons are under the
fell locked in the first and last embrace, over the pre
, cipice in is hick es ot. the roaring
• '' th •st oi into
- Ir.t. theta, at once their common shroud and grave! and full into the Blue-nose ranks. The American also
"From that hour," said the shepherd, "the waters intimates mates that the reports about a union between the
ceased to flow—the mountain stream took another „ •
d e exertions toprocure one,are all made
... course—the mill stands sil c n t and forsaken—still it falls rickets, and the
not, hnt it is destined to bear witness to the tragic deed. by Mr. Morrison and his friends. •
The stranger was found next morning gazing on the The latest demonstration of the feeling of the Anti
waters—his senses bad fled, and the peopl turned i masons in regard to the business, however, is a note
• away from his gaze—he was taken to the castle and I
front D. M'CisanY, Esq., chairman of the Anti masonic
'disappeared—no oneknew how, or whither."
"You said. friend," I observed, "that the mill bears' Conventi on,in which he ceutions the Antimasons against
yet witness of this tale of horror." a report that the candidates of the Antimasons had
"Even so,' he replied, "every year in the midst of .agreedto withdraw from the field—he says the rumor
• the night, the ennistersary of the double murder, the
has been got up to "suit the views of interesusrl persons,"
- mountain stream returns to its first course—the wheel 1
- whirls fearfully round—strange figures are seen—and 1 and that it has "no foundation in fact."
long must the waters flow to wash away this deadly '
sin , '
~. "Let us hope," said I, pointing to heaven, "that there
the-deed may long since have been blotted out."
And the old tnan grasped my hind and said "amen!'
cgia-OXEE ELECTION ei."MURDERS. — It appears
thatthe Cherokee nation have been copying the man
ners and usages of their white neighbors in conducting
It must have been an error that John Rose had
been murdered, us was rumoted a few days since, for
it seems, from the Arkansas Intelligencer that the Na
tiost„elected him their chief en- the 12th:--George
Lowry was the successful candidate for second Chief
and a majority of the Committee and Council elected
are Ross men. Several murders were committed du
ring the progress of the election: David Vann, Trea.
surer of the Cherokee nation. Elijah Hicks, Isaac
Busheyhead and David Buffington were murdered.
The three first were killed on the kith at one of the pre
ri.-icts-,—tlicy were Ite..,s moo, and it is stated their
firieuds were arming to arrest the murderers, while the
other party were arming for resistance.
The latter named person, (Buffington,) was killed
in a rencounter with a man named Starr. He fired
at Starr, wounding him on the forehead, S. immedi
ately drew a bowie knife and stabbed him to the heart.
ONE OF THE BENEFITS OF EM!GEA.TION. — The
emigration to Wisconsin is so hoary, that it is anticipa
ted that the farmers there well have a home market for
every bushel of wite.it they raise, and they will thus be
ablkte sea_ at remunerating prices, whatever may be
the result in the other Western States.
Subject to the decision of
THE DENIOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
iti)c J Lulu Itiorning post.
PIIILLIPs i SMITH, EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS
PITTSBURGH, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,1843.
• DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
WILLIAM WILKINS, Peebles.
ALEXANDER BRACKENRIDGE, Pitt,
JAMES A. GIBSON, Pine,
WILLIAM STURGEON, Fayette,
JOHN ANDEREGG, I'itt.
ELIJAH TROVILLO, City.
• PROTHOSOTA.R Y.
GEORGE• R. RIDDLE, Allegheny. -
JAMES CUNNINGHAM, Mifflin,
ROBERT GLASS, City.
DAVID HARTZ, Allegheny.
ROBERT DONALDSON, Wilkins.
A WEAK lEVE:GT[ON OF THE, ENEMY.—We have
been told (for we have not seen it) that a handbill
headed" Foul Play," reflecting upon certain of the del
egates at the late Democratic Convection, for their votes
on the Sheriffalty, is incirculation. They are charged.
it would seem, with acting treacherously to Mr. Pat
terson, by violating the instructions of their constitu
ents to vote for him. We are informed that Mr. Pat
terson, of Mifflin; Messrs Stewart and McGinley, of
Plum; Mr. Morrison, of Moon; Mr. M. Snee, of Jef
ferson: and Mr. S. Snee, of the city, are named as
obnoxious to these charges.
Now the very igr.orance betrayed by the author of
this handbill, proves that it is a miserable device of
our opponents, intended to create dissatisfaction with
the ticket am3ng a pottian of the party. He has not
only assailed men whose political and personal reputa
tion places them above even a suspicion of having ac
ted with treajitery to any member of the party, but he
evinces a totes want of knowledge of the facts of the
case. To prove this we will' only refer to the case of
Mr. Patterson. of Mifflin. When he was accused of
having violated instructions, he produced a note from
the chairman of the primary meeting in his tovinship,
and one or two others that were present, disproving the
. charge. This note was published in the Post of Thurs
Mr. Michael Snee, of Jefferson, w•as instructed for
Idaj. Largef- when the Major withdrew, he certainly
was at liberty to vote for whom heiploa.sed. Mr. S.
&See, of the North Ward, was instructed to vote for
Col. Trovillo--he obeyed his instructions, mid yet he is
assailed in this anonymous handbill. Messrs. Stewart
and McGinley, the delegates from Plum, and Mr. Mor
rison, from Moon, were instructed for Mr. Patterson,
and we hue The best authority for saying that they
did vote for him on the first ballot. Can it be possible,
under these circumstances, that any democrat would
assail sterling and tried co-partisans like these with a
breach of faith? We will not believe it. The whole
affair is but a weak and wicked device of the enemy,
I to create distrust in the delegates assailed, and to
I scatter discontent in the ranks of the party.
STRANGE SVICIDE.—We learn from the Spirit of
the Times of Wednesday, while the Columbia train
was coming towanis Philadelphia the day previous,
when about a quarter of a mile above the plain, and
going very slowly, a man named Charles Axe, who was
supposed to be insane, threw himself under the bag
gage car, which passed over his body just below the
breast bone,killing him instantly. He was from New
' Castle, Mercer county, in this State. His little sun,
aged about twelve years, was with him, and witnessed
, the horrid deed of his parent. He said he was entire_
lv without money, and the passengers, with commenda
ble generosity, raised among them the sum of $24,
which the gave to him. The body of the deceased was
brought to the city in the cars.
Mr. A. had come in the ears from Pittsburgh, and it
is said that he told his son of his intention to commit
the act, while between Lancaster and Philadelphia,
and that the lad was several times seen crying, though
none knew for what reason.
THEATRICAL N ews AT HOME AND ABROAD.—Our
Theatre is doing a tolerable business. The "Forty
Thieves" had a pretty good run, and the succeeding
attractions drew very fair houses. Miss Clarendon
finished a brief engagement on Saturday evening al
though not much of an actress, her beatey was quite
sufficient to call forth the encomiums of out citizens,
and render her engagement profitable to the Manager.
The Park Theatre, Now York, is undergoing most
beautiful alterations and improvements. It will open
early in September, with Macready.
. The Bowery is doing a smashing business under the
rris t nagernent of Hamblin and De Bar. Mr. J. R.
Scott and Mrs. Sefton do the "tall thing."
The Ravel family are pleasing and asumishing the
people, at Niblo's Garden, New York.
The Arch at. Theatre, Philadelphia, is thriving un
der the auspices of Mr. Russell. A new &tams na
med "Pat Lyons," by James Rees, Esq . . was lately
Elssler and Cerito danced a pas de deux on the oc
casion of the Queen of England's recent state visit to
the Opera, in London. Elssler was famed by the man
ager tridance second to Cerito,m‘i .11 to Fanny's disgust.
Sheridan Knowleg.ie to produce a now play before
Christmas—prnhahlc for the ibirmarket.
.. r k ANOTHER. SUICIDC.- - ThP Forum of the :2911 says
that Mr. Edward Itus.ell Eva”s, aged about 35 years'.
residing in Pine street near Fourth, committed suicide
on Monday evening by shooting himself through the
heal with a pistol. It an?ears he had been out all
day attending to SOW/ affairs and returned about nine
o'clock. He entered the chamber where his wife and
naive wer , -; after throwin7, hinaelf on the bed he drew
forth the &wily weapon and committed the deed.—
lie belongs to one of the most estimable and respecta
ble families in our city. The Coroner held an jolliest
on the body. The jury returned a verdict accordingly.
Last)Scirix.—The Levee in the First Municipality
of New Orleans has caved in. causing a great injury
to the property in that vicinity, and requiring thousands
of expenditures to repair. The "Tropic" says that
"the front of four or five squares, from the Beef Mar
ket down the river, is in the most dilapidated coadition.
The wharf preseats an appearance as if a whirlwind
had swept along it. The earth is cracked and sunk to
the verge of the Market house. In sumecases houses
are half turned over, and others sunk a foot beneath
the level of terra firma. The scene presented to the
eye is one of devastation. Conversing with an old Ital
ian, whose tabernacle is in a tottering condition, he in
formed us, the Levee commenced giving way three days
since, and so far, it has not ceased. The cause we
presume of this disaster, is attributed to the unusual
rise in the Mississippi, and its protracted duration,and
I its rapid decline."
Mont SCARED TLIAN Iltnr.—lt appears that the
people of New York were unnecessarily alarmed about
the yellow fever, noticed in our paper of Saturday. Dr.
Vedic, who was appointed to go to Rondout, where
the disease first appeared, returned to New York and
reports thatthe disease at that place is bilious remit
tent fever. readily yielding to active medicines, and at
tended with none of the aggravated and malignant
character of yellow fever, and that it was prevailing,
though in a somewhat milder form, for about two months
previous to the arrival of the schooner Vanda. from the
New York Quarantine. Three only had died of it.
CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATIC NOMNATIONS.—The
following Congressional nominations have been made
by the democrats of the several counties named:
Susquehanna District, Hon. ALMON H. READ.
Perry do., Hon. JAMES BLACK.
Lebanon, do., Dr. DAVID UMHERGER.
Huntingdon, do., • Dr. J. M. GEMMILL.
Schuylkill, do., GE,ORGE RORM.
Eric, do., Dr. G. A. IRVINE.
Fayette, do., Hon. S. CLEAVENGER.
"A riot took place in Boston on Sunday, caused
by a boatswain and sailors of the U. S. ship Ohio corn
ing across a body of blacks in the street, and swearing
they would not be crowded off the side walk by ne
groes. The blacks appear.to have been insolent, crowd
ing the sidewalk needlessly, and the sailors were quar
relsome; so the result was a general fight, in which the
negroes were severely beaten. All the sailors in the ci
ty rushed to the fray, the blacks were soon missing,
and the h ruse of one named Foreman was badly shat
tered. The Police soon quelled the riot, by tree aid of
clan Firemen. Only one man was stabbed, and none
L'''An ignorant fellow being about to be married,
resolved to make himself perfect in the responses of
the service, but by mistake got by heart the office of bap
tism for riper years; so when he was asked in the church
--"Wilt thou have this woman. etc." be answered, "I
renounce them all." The clergyman said, "I think
you are a fool;" to which he replied, "All this I stead
MR. CLAY NOT YET A CANDIDATE
In reply to a letter of the Chambersburg Clay Club,
Mr. Clay remarks, under date of '2sth July, 1 - 843:
"The time has not yet arrived, I think, when I ought
to decide whether I shall give my consent or not to the
use of my name, as a candidate for the office of Presi
dent of the United States. When it dues, I shall give
all the considerations which shall influence my judg
ment, full weight, and among them, the friendly wish
es of the Clay ChM of Chambersburgh."—Phiia Amer
AN AWKWARD BATHING PftEntoA.MENT.—Th e A NEW BATCH OF ENGLISH LIBELS. Dissolution of Partnership.
Liveipool Mercury describes an amusing incident We do not write in sorrow nor in anger. The first 91 HE Partnership heretofore existif eg under the firm
would be wasted, the latter is uncalled for—but we , of DICKE r aed A L :71AND cr., is this" day (bassi
which recently occurred at the far famed bathing town
confess to some astonishment. There are American ved by mutual con:-..t. .1 AMES DICKEY,
Redcar. A lady and gentleman on a visit to the peculiarities enough—a plenty of American isms in • sept. 1, 11i4:3. WM. G. ALEXANDER.
watering place, not satisfied with the restrictions and speech, and there must be a thousand things in this
forms attendant err bathing from a machine, started country, which to a foreigner may seem ludicrous, and
early in the morning in their phteton to a favorable Perhaps ridiculous. The grange thing is,
should hold us up to ridicule at not that Eng
lishmenhome, but that
spot two miles up the sands; the lady providing herself to do so they should be obliged to draw upon their in
with a bathing dress, the gentleman, as gentlemen of- vendor's for imaginary stupidities. Why should these
ten do when bathing, declining such incumbrance.— travellers lie, when the truth would answer their pur
pose a thousand times better? his true, that most of
After undressing on the sand, and placing their cloth- I the English nation swallow these things, but those who
jug in the carriage, they took to the water, but had have travelled in this country must know ' how shame
scarcely recovered from the first "dip," when to their lessly these travelling scribbler utter falsehoods, and
dismay, they observed the horse start away at a smart
Poulet Thompson, afterwards made Rt. Hon. Charles must have a ceetempt for them accordingly. Charles
trot with the carriage, dresses and all—leaving them
i Lord Sydenham, G. C. 13., a person who raised him
in the primitive state of our first parents! After some self by his talents and energy, front an humble station
time it was arranged for the lady to proceed in her pic- i of life, to the high station and honorable rank which he
turesque and scanty costume, to Marske, where she ar- enjoyed as toe Governor of the Canadas, left behind hint
rived barefooted and bareheaded, and after relating the ! a series of letters and papers, which, since his death,
unfortunate but la I have been published, injudiciously, as it seems to us,
ughable account of the horse, sue
by hisbrother. We saw a few extracts from hisletters
ceeded in borrowing a dress for herself and husband, which have not elevated hi; Lordship in . our estimation,
which was forwarded in all speed to him; and he was so far as his character is concerned. Lord Sydenham
soon recognized by the messenger, patiently enduring was a sad profligate, and very much scandalized the
his woful plight, though up to the chin in the water! moral people on both sides of the lines by his immoral
rues; but we are now upon the matter of astonishment.
Lord Sydenham, like other Governors, gave a review
at Niagaru Fells, principally tc show off the discipline
of one of the English crack Regiments, and his own
state, to such citizens of the United States as could be
induced to go and see the show. He says that he "o
verheard one of them say, guess these Britishers do
it a'most as handsome a 43 the Buffalo citizen militia!'"
Now, Lord Svdenham never heard her Majesty's sol
dicrscalled"firitishers" by any American—never heard
one say a'most;" never heard such a comparison—and
certainly never heard the Buffalo City Guards, call
'ed "Buffalo Citizen Militia." This sentence then is a
pure invention—in plain English, a falsehood. Palpa
bly so is also the following. lie says, “anot her said to
me to-day, meaning, I presume, to pay me the highest
compliment, 'I opinionate that you are very like our old
Hickory; you clowns them everlasting locusts of place
goers, and wont stand no up but your own party. "
Now, "opinionate" is not Amet lean—"very is not
one, and as to the rest, it is such stupid nonsense as an
American could hardly understand, and never uttered.
In all this, his Lordship was guilty of-deliberate and
stupid falsehood. But then he asserts that American
young ladies, employed themselves every morning in
looking into his bed-room, through the windows from
the balcony all the time he was dressing—all the voung:
ladies in the house—he utters a base slander. We
knew Lord Sydenham only as a talented and licentious
man, and Iris relatives by the publication of his letters,
have given him the character among all classes in this
country, and the intelligent of his own, of being a truth
less profligate. We use just such words as the case de
mancLs.—N. Y. Sun
FATAL AFFRAY AT ELXTON,M'D. —A fatalencountei
took place at Elkton, Md on Wednesday last, between
Palmer C. Ricketts, editor of the Cecil Whig, and Ar
mor F. Forward, °member of the late Legislature. A
personal difficulty had existed between them for some
time,and meet lag at the Post Office, Forward approach
ed Ricketts, when the latter drew a four barreled pistol
and discharged one barrel, which took effect; Forward
then started across the street to reach the tavern at
which he boarded, but Ricketts headed him, and dis
charged two more barrels, the balls Crean which struck
Forward in the breast and caused his death a few hours
NEWSPAPERS WITH LETTER POSTAGE.--.TIIO Post
mastlr General directs that newspapers in which, after
the regular edition has been printed, the matter is re
moved, and the handbills inserted, shall pay letter
postage. If these handbills be in the regular edition
of the paper, it would only be taxed with newsper post-
FRAUDS IN THE MOLASSES TRADE---A correspond
cot of the Portland Advertiser complains of a practice,
which he says exists among some of the dealers of mo
lasses in that city. It is that of obtaining sour molas
ses and neutralizing the acid by mixing a few gallons of
lime water with each hogshead. This kind of adul
teration might be easily detected by the use of chemical
BURKE AND Fox.—At one period of the American
Revolution, both. of these eminent statesmen favored
the cause of the colonists. Fox, speaking subsequent
ly upon a question on which ho and Burke, whom he
denominated his political master, took opposite sides,
used this strong language: "I recollect when we re
joiced at every victory of a Washington, and when we
wept at every defeat of a Montgomery."
A Poon Sexcetknos—A thief, says the Detroit
Advertiser, attempted a few nights ago to break into a
house in thin city, but wan frightened from the premises
by the resistance of the owner. In the hurry and con
fusion of the moment, he left his bundle, which on ex
amination wan found to contain a good suit of clothes
a gold lever watch, and ten dollars in cash. The
spoils fell into the hands of the victor, and have not
been called fur.
Artu.r.s - r von TIIISAiON.—.Two you-,e men, named
Oliver Balton and Arnold IVliipple, of Woonsocket, R•
1., were arrestea en I'Veilnesany week, tin the *barge of
trea , on against the State. Whipple, however, esca
ped: and has not been retaken. Mallon was convey
ed to Providence.
“CHARACTEROF AN . HONEST LAWYER"
In the "Character of an Honest Lawyer," printed, I VALI:TAME HEAL ESTATE. .
believe, in 1796, it is said among other things " that he
T HE undersigned will oTer at PUBLIC SALE, or
is one that practices the law sons not to forget the gos- Lease, on Saturday, the 18th of November nest,
pc!, but always wears a conscience as well as a gowns at 10 o'clock, A. M., that valuable property, on the
He weighs the cause more than gold; aud if that will south side of the Monongahela river, opposite this city,
not bear the touch, his generous sco . rn puts back the
lately laid off in lots, embracing between .20 and 30
fee. Though he knows all the criticisms of his fait's
acres of ground.
ty, and the nice snapperadoes of practice, vet he never i
This is well known to be the most advantageous 10-
Rum AND RAIN IN NEW BRUNSWICK. — Queen uses them, except in a defensive way, to countermine
caticn for ma nif fcturing purposes in the vicinity of out
Victoria's subjects in the Province of New Brunswick the plots of knavery; for he affects not the devilish
~T,r •a: ma, s- uficturin city, having an extensive front on
hate had some serious riots, and considerable rain. skill of out-Naming right, nor aim, at the shameful glory
the ri:er, and extending back to Coal Hill celebrated
By the arrival of the packet steamer Penobscot at of making a bad cause good; hut with equal contempt
for the qua.ity of its coal UV: T any other, and in which
Boston, we have file; of the St John New Brunswick-' hates the wolf's study and the dog's elocinence,anil di,.
imm idiate vicinity a .d extencliagback are inelluuasti
er to Saturday. A detachment of the 30th Regiment, Jahns to grow great by chicanery, or biti'd himself a bie mines; railways from which can be run directly in
consisting of '4
officers and 108 men, left St. John's fortune on the spoil of the oppressed. or the ruin of the
to works on this property, as is now done in the neagias:
ou Tuesday fur Fredericton, on their way to Islirami- widow or orphan. He has more teverence for the pros
borhoud. There are also several strata of coal beneath
chi. The peace of that section of the Proviuce has fission than - to debauch it for unrighteous urp theo ses, surface on this property, which will be valuable is
been so often violated since the recent election, that and bad rather be dumb than to suffer hi ongue to time, by the use of shafts, one of which is ascertained
it has been deemed necessary to station a small mild- pimp fur injustice, or club his parts to olster up a to be 13 to 15 f .ct in thickness.
tart' force there, while the excitement continues, to cheat." 1 hope every one of the profession has taken
A portion of the property being elevated above the
check any outrageous proceedings on either side. It this to heart, bat if not, let nu man now reject it; for it proper level, and the clay being of the best quality for
is said that the communication between' Chatham is a mighty lesson that each one of them should learn. brick making, can be used very advantageously in ins
and Newcastle is almost entirely cut off, arising from
the excit.-d state of the people; and the Executive NOMINATIONS FOR CfIUNTY :MEMBERS . ,
Its advantageous location for Manufacturing and
Iran acted very judiciously in sending a detachment of Tho Dislocates olerterl by the Democracy of tne.
Daiideihg, the Slack Water Navigation of the Mouooga- .
troops to aid the civil p o w e r i n p reser vi ng order. A County, to select candidates for members of the Legi'
public meeting was held at Douglastown on the 16th ]acute, met at the Commissioners' Hall, N. L.. vests~
. bola, its beingnearly opposite the mauth of the Pena..
avlvania Canal, and affordingevery facility for the re•
inst., at which it was resolved thata requisition of the day, at i o'clock, P. M., and after a session of about
High Sheriff be immediately made, to c a ll a meeting four hours, selected the following ticket. Thefoor first
bon of materials be river, at all seasons when nevi
of the people of the county for the put pose of taking named were elected on first ballot. The remainder on , mble at any other point in the vicinity of the c ity, its
Proximity and connexion with which,as will be the CIAO
into consideration the propriety of petitioning Her the second ballot. The vote which each nominee re
by a bridge so soon it becomes occupied, altopther
Majesty to station a detachment of the military at ceived, is appended. render it in every point of view, one of the most desire-
Newca;tlo, the shire town of the county. The wrath- i Thomas Tustin. Spring Garden, 94 votes. hi e locations for investment and improvement.
or, which has been uncommonly wet for the last week, i Joseph Deal, Frankford. 79 votes.
i Notwithstanding the number of extensive Works
has seriously injured the hay crop, and from the
_great : William F. Ireland, N. L.. 73 v'ites. which have been erected within the past few years;nisua•
and sudden rise of the water in the rivers, there has Richard G. Laming. N. L.. 64 votes. ufictures have never flourished more successfully than
been considerable destruction of property. We hear! David Farrell, Moyamensing, 85 votes. at present, the yearly increasing extent of our city, the
from Frederickton that the river had risen ten feet at : John Smith. Kensington, 75 vote,. immense emigration to the West, and its unequalled
that place overflowing the low lands, and carrying off , Wm. H. Coleman. Southwark, 70 Y0t0 ,. .
. rapid settler rot, which 'oar city must ever, aa it turw •
large quantities °flay along the banks. From Sussex A. L. Roomfort, Germantown, 02 in.tes.
does, most advantageous: , supply with manufactures,
Vale we also learn that some damage has been done City and Courtly Conferees.—The City and Coun
will yearly increase the demand, and great as is oar
to the hay by the floods in that quarter. A dyke has. ty Conferees met yesterday, at the County Court House,
character - as a manuflcturing, place, when we review
broken on the Peticodiac, in consequence of the rise of to select candidates to be supported at the next eke
the river, and that a large quantity of hay had been lion, by
,the Democrats of the City and County for , the great increase in number and extent of our roan:
factures within the oast few years, we must consider it
carried off. 1 Treasurer, Sheriff, Auditor and County Commissioner. _ its infitacv, as the great manu f actur i ng an d =am.,
PA new snag boat is operating near the mouth of;
the Arkansas River. The snag boat in the Missouri
has cleared the way as high as Portland, on one side
of the Ricci. The Cincinnati Message says that one
or two boats are at work between that city and the
mouth of the Ohio.
STIMULANTS TO GREAT MEN.-4t it interesting to
notice the different articles which have been taken by
eminent men as stimulants to the mental faculties. It
is interesting as showing how diametrically opposite
means may produce the same effect in various systems;
and it is interesting as showing hew much the mind sym
pathises with the body. Haller drank plentifnliy of
water when he wished for great activity of the brain.
Fox, for the same purpose used brandy. The stimu
lants of Newton and Hobbes were the fumes of tobacco.
Those of Pope and Fontenella. strong coffee. Dr.
Johnson, at one period of his life, was a great wine
drinker; hnt in the later part of it. found strong tea a
good substitute. Don Juan is said to have been writ
ten under the influence of gin and water; and it is re
ported that a certain legal lord, of great learning and
talent, plies himself hard with port wine when he wish
es to shine. Pitt was a great drinker of wine. Sher
idan also was fond of his bottle. Dr. Pais tells us
that when Dunning wished to make an extraordinary
display of eloquence, he always put a blister on his
chest a few hours before he was to speak, in order that
it might irritate the btain by sympathy during his speech.
Here are some gems from the Attache;—"There's !
two languages, squire, that's unicarsal—the language
of love, and the language of money; the gals understand
the ons, and we men understand the other, all the wide
world over, from Canton to Niagara."
"Good men always speak through the nose. It's
what comes out of the mouth -that defiles a man; but
there's no mistake iu the nose; it's the porch of the
"Whenever a fellow tries to pull the wool over your
eves, it's a sign he don't think high of your understand
in'. It isn't complimentaL"
Your fashionable party is the devil, that's a fact.—
Man made the town, but god made the country. Your
company is as formal, and as stiff, and as uninterestin'
as a row of poplars; but your gipsy scene is beatriftil,
be cause its nateral."
REPEAL IN IREL I.ND-AMERICANS IN
I should utterly fail in an attempt to describe the
intensity of the Repeal feeling here. It pervades all
classes, cheers all hearts, and absorbs all other thoughts.
The ship-man pays a share of his scanty receipts into
the Repeal Treasury. The Laborer, though more than
half the time unemployed, when fortunate enough to
earn five or six shillings in a week, goes home with it
on Saturday night, and is not allowed by his wife to
use a penny for the food which she and her children
stand in need of, until his dues, as a Repeal Associate,
have been paid. And among the most ' oratifying, fea
tures in this generous devotion of their hard-earnings
to a great pubiic object, is the fact mentioned to me
by an intelligent laborer to-day, that, -but for Father
1 MATTFIEW,• the money which now goes to help us to
the Reposd, would have been spent for whiskey."
S-- I, s fent with me this morning to the Liberator's
House oroLarion Square, where we found him hard at
work, as4fed by Mr. STEELE, the. 'Head Pacificator,"
a Protestant Repealer, of whose personal attachment
, to Mr. O'Connell, hatred of oppression and whole-
hearted devotion to the cause of Irish Liberty, I had
occasion to speak inn former letter.
The presence of half-dozen Americans, at the Re
peal meeting ycaerdar, afforded much and evident_
gratification. Indeed, it was only by assuring them that
iwe were humble citisgens, clesiroas of seeing without
being seem that a popular demonstration of their regard
for :Americans was prevented.—Correspondence of
1 Albany Journal.
The Convention first proceeded to vote for a candi
date for County Treasurer. and after thirteen ballots se
lected Richard Peltz, of Passyunk. On thelast ballot
the vote stood,
For Richard Peltz, 63
" Hugh Clark, 52
After the vote on County Treasurer had been an
nounced, and the Conferees v. ere about proceeding to
nominate a candidate for Sheriff, Mr. Hutchison sent in
his declination for that office. Before any action was
taken upon it, however, the Convention adjourned un
til Monday next.—Sp. of Times,- Aug. 29.
THE SCHOOLMASTER ADROAD.—WC copy the fol
lowing mysterious para_mapli from the Harrisburg Tel
egraph. We are glad to see that the schoolmaster is
abroad in Dauphin county:
"Persons wishing to push the sirkulashun of sertane
books, pattent medisios, &c., will find it to their in
terest to apply to the subskriber, directed "A. I'.. Post
office, filadelfy." Haveing injoyed the advantage of
several hie situa=huni in Pensylvrtny. his name will goe
far on a rekummencLashum pa rtiklary of Spellin Bookes,
Skoal Historys, small rolums of Alffibray, for the use
of Kommon Skools, Homopathetik praktis, &c.—
Tarnaa liberal to shoot parties."
Port of Pittsburgh.
Reported by Skeble and Mitck.ell, General Steam
Boat Agents, Water street.
TWENTY-POUR INCRE3 WATER. IN THE CHANNEL,
According to Copper Mark, at the Wood. street Sewer.
A RR WED.
Oella, Bowman, Cincinnati
Keel Boat Annttwzm
JAMES DICN EY ri-spccifoily informs his ,friends
and the public. thathe ,till continues in the Transpor
tation Basiness, at his Warehouse, CORNER Or LIBER
TY AND WAYNE STREETS, Canal Basin, under the
name of the "Independent Portable Bast Liao,"
where he will receive and forward freight to the East at
the lowest terms. Sept• 4—tf.
A T the Reformed Methodist Church, yesterday
forenoon,a GOLD WATCH CHAIN and SEAL.
The finder will be liberally rewarded by leaving it at
office of the "Morning Post." sop 4-3 t.
C. A. fIicANTILTY,
FORWARDING & COMMISSION MERCHANT,
Canal Basin, corner Wayne and Liberty !streets, Pitt,-
burzh. Agent United States Portable Boat Line.
Sept 4-3 m.
United States Portable Boat Line Depot.
CA. Mc ANULTY very respectfully informs his
. friends and the public, that he has made arrange
ment-, to continue the agency of the boats forming the
U. S. Portable Boat Line, at the large new Warehouse,
CORNER OF WAYNE AN> LIBERTY STREETS, Canal
Basin, where goods wilt be received and forwarded
with usual despatch, and on the most favorable terms,
to Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Yoik or Boston.
sept. 4 —3m.
fl SIDES of Bhltimore and New York
1 „ Sole Sole Leather: also a general assortment
of Morocco, Lining and Binding Skins, for sale by
WALTER BRYANT & CO.,
No. 83 Liberty street.
: , ep 2-dim 4•NN'2 t
THE CLOCK MAKER, or Saying's and Doings
of Sam Slick, just tOceived at Foster's Agency
and Literary Depot, St. Clair street.
) fi LIGHT HIDES, suitable for Upper
900 heavy Spanish Hideo,
250 city slaughter dp.,
700 Madras Goat Skins,
In store and for sale by
WALTER BRYANT cf , CO.
No. 83 Liberty et.
,ra SIDES Lace Leather,a very supe-riar article
9,,,,L.1.1 for setvins: Machine Belts, for sale by
WALTER BRYANT & CO.,
Nu. 83 Liberty st.
Dissolution of Partnershi p.
THEpurtnersni : ) heretofore existing under the
style of Devine& NVAnuity, is this day dissolved
by ractual consent, H. Devine is to collect all sums
due to the concern, and pay all claims contracted for
the concern up to this date
Pittsburgh, Sept. 1. 1893
H. Devine respectfully informs his friends sod dad
public, that he still continues in the Transporting
business, and that he has removed the office of the D.
S. Portable Boat Line, to No. 45 Water street, neat
door below Lewis Hutchinson, where he will receive
and forward Freight to the East, on the very lowest
terms. H. DEVINE.
HE subscribers inform their elastomers, and Deal.
ers generally, thatthey arc as asual well supplied
with Rectified Wins KEY.Of saperior quality, which they
will sell at the lowest market price. Also, an assort..
went of WINES, LIQUORS, CORDIALS and GROCERSZIi.
W. & 1. MITCHELTREE,
itug3l--dst. wit. No. 160, Liberty street.
cial puiiit it is destined to become.
In addition to the mai. facturi 1g of Iron, Nails, Glass,
Engines and Nlachi4cry, Cozwia Yarns, &c. which ars
operated advantageously here, we require in this region
manufactories of Cutwa Goods, ao the immense qtranti-3
ties of these articles yearly brought from the DM far
this, and Western and Southern miskets evince, the'
profits to the different ha..ds generally through which
they na., , s between the manufacturer and the western
merchaat, would satisfy a manufacturer; in addition
t h ere i s t h e earr ia re west to east of the materials, and
cast to west of the ma,ufactured articles, besides Maure
ante, time, off ring every inducement to COMITENIZO
ins of our own or Eastern Capitalists beyond camped-
♦pplica.tions have been made for a number of years
past for locations on this property for Manufacturing
and Building purposes, and it has been laid off into lots
containinz nearly an acre on the river, 1* the former.
and '24 by 100 feetjaVthe,,, " P rigt l o4l.lll 3 Poset front* an
50 feet stre,ts, aialiarinet affisfil
It will be sold in a body, (exclusive of a few lots) or
portions will imasold t ,gether: to suit the views of indi
viduals or com?anies wishing to phase or otherwise
separately in lots. Some lots may be exchanged for
buildings on this property, or for a farm.
The terms will be made perfectly easy, only a small
portion required down, and the remainder in a terse d
years, payable annually otherwise.
r itnot desired to dispose of the property under this
late and still existing depression of real estate, except
for its fair value, but from the frequent applications for
its purchase, and the inducements offered at prose= for
: improvements, every article and expense connected
therewith being so low, it is considered the pretest
possession for these purposes by persons or communes
of wealth, would be so tuirantageous to them. together
with the terms on which it is offered. that induces the
offer of sale at this time. NEVILLE B. CRAIG.
Committee of Mrs. Sidney Grasp
aug I—l awa&wts
C. A. M'ANULTY