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OF Till! MAMCRICAK."
H EISELy. 5 PaomiaTosa.
"tnir Alley, in the rear , It, Ma
see's Sorr.) ' -''.- -"
VMfiVf CAN" It bubtfaheJ every Satur
"WO! DOLLARS 'per annum to be
wHr in advance. ', No paper dlaeontie
t arrearages ate paid. , , , , . -T ,
:rii.Uon received for a lea period than
in.' 'Ad communications or letters on
dating te the office, to Insure attention,
C."B. MASSES., -
ORNEY AT LAW,
attemleJ to in the Counties of Nor
id, Union. Lvcoming and Columbia.
A A. RuTOBIIT,"
wan & Bakrow.
nana & 8onAS,
rsoi.ns, McFatm & Ca
:sts,Ooon 8c Co.,'
. 31 North Third itroct, , .
(mil TB C.ITT HOTf.l.) ,.:,
Hit ADELrHIA. '
A C K E Y, Al'CTIOltEER.
OIJNTRY STORE KEEPER'''. '
INO 8AI.ES of Hard watt, t'utlery,
lery. Whip. Bnota, Shoes, Hals, r . .
pa. Gun. Pistol. Clothing, .... ,
Watchr and Fancy Good,
iry'e Auction Ktore, 81 North Third
the City Hotel.
mion of Country M'Ti-henle i invited,
will he a -Id in lota lo auit purehaerrs,
d offered will bp wsranted equal to the
mm (hat may be made of them.
1 large assortment of Goods at Private
Jan. In. 1847 ly
tnest Gold and Silvnr Watches
. 30 00
. . 16 00
": ' 15 00
Lever, full Jewelled,
O. : ; ' .-. do., '
liera, fine qUiiliiy, ., ,
hand, a large aMortmcnt of Gold and
ti, fineer ring, bret pin,' hoop ear
in, itver eponn. sugar tone;, thim
eck. erh and fob rhhif guard key
r of eeiy demripiinn, at equally low
I want i a call to convioce cuato
of Waichea and Clocks repaired and
kerp good time for one year l old
bought of taken in exchange. .
ight day and thirty hour bran clock,
lo-k and Jewellery Store. No. 413)
t, shove Eleventh, north aide, Phila-
1 aome Gold and 8ilvei Lever, atill
than the above price. .
m, Dec Zf$, IS4B. ly
file iro."or of. .
t K. D. STOKE S, .
rers of Premium Odd Fel
" lows' Regalia, " ' - '
'arket Street, PHILADELPHIA,
othing Store below 6th Buret. .,
;ril.ers having taken the premium at
Institute, at the laat rshibitinn. fot
lia, thev invite the attention of me
eUhlUhmenl, wbe.n they will find a
iment i.f P. O, and Enrampmrnt Re
lo make to order for Lode;ra and
, Rega'ia. Cashra. ' Cmturne ' and
rninh every thing requisite for the
foew iKidgeaor Enan.mrni. .
, J. VV. XTOKE,
i,D-e, 19. IM6. ly
iTION STORE. .
th 3d tn third door abovo
. Market Street,
EKY EVENING of a, general
of Forricn and Dnmeattc Hardware,
Porket Cutlery. Trui.ka, Lock,
ltolia. 8w, Saildlery, Whip.
Shore, Hat. Caua, Guua, .
l, TrimroinB, Clotbing r , . t
and Fancy Good.
n of city and country dealer U in-
node are freah. and will be warranted
repn'sMtlatiena tint may be made of
YLl$dc BKOOKEK, Auetumem,
No. 6 North Third at
haceia can have itirtr Good packed,
r of Gooda have brea received to be
-tale. ; v
t. Dec. 19th, 184fl. ly
Hi-fi .!.' r'-.
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, v 1 i AND ' SHAMOKIN JOURNAL.
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A "ifTViX TO? TTP. ' A :1J
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Aioluta MfaaiMM 1m tlMwacMettt'ef the majority, the vital pintffitott RepUDHea, from Wbfch ere U "no kppraf tu W .forces tii vftal prinftple and lmmediat parent of deepotiam jarvaaaoa. '
Djr Ijfaaaer EfseU.
Satnkur jr NrUiiuuBrlaJMl ) PrmtrJmy felw lr 148.-
. Vol. St. SlI vVbole Ko, 3H
: ,iPIwl)ep.';V, V-,:;'
1 Plow deep to Arid the'gold. my bovlJ :
6 Plow drep to find trie gold,1
The earth ha treasnrt In her brraat
UnmeaurJ and untold. "' "" ' ' ''
Clothe the mountain topa with treea,
. The aidra with waving grain! "
Why bring over ttormy area .
What here we may obtain ? .
Ob, Britain need, not bring her bread,
, From countriee uew or old,
Would ane give her plowihare tpeed,
And depth to find the gold !
Plow deep to find the gold, my bnya !
Plow dep to find the gold !
The earth bath treasure in her brraat
Unmeasured and untold !
May yon field of atatrly atoeke
Rife on an Autumn day ;!
Lusty Labor jocund look
. Amidat their thick array. .
,. Mark the Barn) ard't ample pace,
. . How grateful to behold ! ,
Tower of richra fill the place l . r .
Plow deep and find the gold !
Plow deep to find the gold; my boya
1 Plow di f to And the gold :' 11
The earth baa treaaure in her breaat
' Tjnmeaaured and untold. " "
F.artb ja grateful to her aona ( ; j , .
For all their, care and toil ;.
Nothing yielda auch large return
. A drained and drepened aoil.
Science lend theif kindly aid,
, Her richea to unfold ;
Moved by plow and moved by apade,
Stir up to find the gold !
Dig deep to find the gold, my boya !
Dig deep to find the gold !
The earth baa treaiuiet in her breaat
Unmeasured and untold. ' '
iil plraaa ol.ee e that no Brandieth
enuiiie, unleae the Ihi' h three la
the top, the aii'e and the bottom)
It a ftcaimilcaignatur) of my hand
B. BaauaaTH, M. U. Theae la.
ved on steel, lautifi.lly deaiRned,
eipenee of over $.t00. Therefore
that the only thing neeeery to w
iue in it parity, U to oheerve lhea4
he top, the aide, and the bottom,
respeetivo peraitaa are dulv authnri
. . . i .
rzoATss or aojoxtct
( BrandreiA'i Vegetable Ihtiverta,
land eountv Milton Mackey 4t
unbury - 11-B.Maaaer. M Evene
k Meisell. Northumlierland Wm.
rgetown J. & J. Walla. '
aty r New Berlm Bogar Wia
ove George Guodium. Midtlla
tuilh, Beavertowo David Uuplee.
Wm-J. May. Mifflinaborf Merwcb,
tfijton Daniel Long. Freefcurg
wv. ' Lawiebuvf Walla aV Gnwn.
tuniy DanvlUawE. :TL Rayoolda
bgmao Jfc .R.Uaahouaa, 4Ca,
. Brobta. Bloomaburj John K.
y Town Ivi Bleat Waatloton
I.iroe.tone BalM ft KoNinatu'
t aaeh Agent hae an Bagraved Cer
ney, containing rJraenttion 4
ETH'8 Manufactory at 8iog 8ing,
h will alao be aaMTaiad eepiea of
i aieur aiasd upom tks BumJrtlk Pi&
' i ' ' ; 1 : f.- T , j I
i, ofica No, t. North nib at rent.
The Brlh Bey.
' " ' AH iKiaittTaio. r"'
Am, I'm the boy for btvtitch'-ng 'em
WmT, ye divil. now can't you be aiay,
. Like a rat when abe'a licking the crame,..
And I'll aing you aaong juet to plaaeyoiH ,
., About anyaelf, Dermot Macahane.
VouMI own, wbW I've tould ye my atory,
And the janiua adorning my race,
Although I've no bra in my pocket, ,
Muihagra! I've got lota in my face.. .
For in rainy or aunhiny weather, .
, , i I'm full of good whUkey aitd joy ;
And take me in parte altogether.
By the pow'r I'm a broth of a boy.
My anclatera, who were all famoua
At Donny brook, got a great name :
My aunt ahe aould famoua good whiikey
I'm (amoua for drinking that aame.
And I'm (amoua like Mastrr Adoni, '
' With hi bratTfull of nothing but curia, ' -For
breaking the beada of the boya, lira,
And breaking' the heart of the giria.
For in rainy, &e.! 1 " '" - - "
Though I'd acorn to be rude to a lady,
Mitf Fortune and I can't agree ; 1 '
So I flew without winga fiom green Erin
" ; I there any thing green a beat me t '
While bleat with tbi atock of fine apirita,
"At care, faith my fingera I'll anap; .
I'm aaTich ara man without money,
And freaaa a mouae in a trap.
. ,, For iaioy,&-
Wik6T0.N Moaunast The Board of Ma
nagrra of the Washington National Monument
Society, finding it impoaaibla to make lb a
crisary preparatioua for laying the, corner-stone
on the 22d of February, a intvudvd, have fixed
upon the 4tb of July for that purpose. The pe
tition eelected for the monument ta Washington,
it ia atated, will render it viaible at a great die
tanee down the Potomac, aad from every part of
the city, and, if elevated aix hundred feet, aa coa
teaiplated, will be seen Irom the Bay.
A RaaBLB Caaa or Somn4mbuu occur,
red at Eaiton. Pa., on Monday night. A lad of
18, who had. been medically treated for a (old.
roae from hi brd.wentj through, erveral apart-,
menta Jp (he atreet, an ,thf .round, of aevrral
atrct. iq. a jteltin rain,. with only a abirt on,
into a Me, where be aw a.ligiit, and being re-
cogniaed, wa fqed.r, Ue had been frightened,
by a dream JbaJ wo peisori lleening in lb aame
room wr njudrre4.,Strtif 170 y, hi health,
wii improved by tae eienraton., J( n , r
f Panrmawrm Hoan Ukvm Pacha -A orraa
pundeat af tna Journal of Cammtren, writing
from Oimatanimopl 'aayathat 'a t1eoratio in
diamofula of Torkiah Order of Hnnavautn aa
it fivan lo Paehaaof two tail, Uactually In the
handa of 'oor Lejration, for Profeatnt Moreer,
fromfha Su'ianMn return lur tha tirte of bif
Telegraph It will arrive Id Aeitrlea with a
aoyai o'piouw ns vawv i(
XiCT K'retb4 Matxiro.
Attempted tnrnr'rectron at Vera Cnit Propo
eifinna for Peace bj! the)' tfitiean CimJa
aionrr Capture of Arista and Valencia bv
CI. Wynknop. Expedition ajfainet Tolnea.
Tair upon the Federal Oietrict Cnllected .
befrit" ol Americans at .Laparre and Sin
Je Dent ruction nl the Towns Torr jon.
1 nd Minon Captured. , ,,, mv,,,)1(
.' . PitTffo.. Feb 4 . ,
T" Kxprew Jhis morning brings Now Or.
leans datfs of the 29'b ult. . . , . r
The steamship Rdilh.frcm Vera Crux, brine
If tier from that, city, to the 20h, .euotaining
rumors f peace and other vury tntirelin; in
tellipence, including a few particulars of an at.
tempted ineurrection there, which proved futile.
The Mexican Coinntineinners had submitted a
plan of a treaty ol peace baaed upon i Mr. Triet'e
proportion while at Tacuhaya. The proffer has
brcn transmitted to Washington city lor theenn
sid.'ralirin of the Government.
The World' of Gtiadala xara, under date of
the 17th of January, elates that news hsd rea
rhed Mxit'.an that, five hundred California
Ringer tod attack, d the American pneeesainns
at I.npsrre ami San J'e, def. eted . the forces
alat'oiicd there and. burned the building. On
the 2l January three American vcseels were to
prHceed tlntlwr and reader att-tiwlano. i
C-diHtel Withers and the train uuder hie com
uinnd had arrived in taffty at Reel del Monte.
Cnl. -Wynknop, with a detachment, whilu to
piireuit ot Father Jarauta and Gen. Res, captu
red GHtierals Valencia and Aricta, together with
the aid Of the formr-f. This took plaice on' the
1st of Jsnoary. Valencia and Aritta had been
admitted to parole.'' ' ' - -
Colonels Tiirrrjnn, Minon and their guard
were captured near Amanuca by Cul. Domin
gu.'l. ot tne Mf-xicao spy regiment.
Genrnl Cadwalader had lett the Capital for
Tuluca. The troops under his command were
in fine spirits, sod had reached Serine uniiiter
rupted. , , , . , ,
Mijor Tailiaferro had arrived at the city of
M. xico trom Heal del Monie, in charge of ail
v.r bar, to the vakie ol $150,000, being part of
the asseesinent levied on the Federal D strict.
General Roller's regiment is reported to be
sufT.-rinr greatly from sickness.-
The Edith hmiieht forty sick and dieeharged
soldiers to New Orleans.-"-Two of the soldiers
died during thpaeage. ' This steamship also
had on board the remains of several deceased
Tnt SalI! or this SATt'DAV Coratra.. All
newepaperdnm flocked to the Exchange yester
day, to witness the sale of ihie' much talked of
journal. At ti o'clork, Mr. Wolbert, the atic
tinner, mounted the stand, and read the terms
o sile. lie nxt read the valuation of the sp
prsiser. and the statement of the receipts, ex
nenditutes, profits, and I he pumhrr ol ruhscrj
hers to the paper in 1616. H staled the pro
fits in t! at year, were 9,141, and that the
numbered subscribers were then 60,000.,. He
did not slate the profits since 1846, bit said the
number of paper iu-d last week waa47,HJO,
which shows that the Cmirier has lost nearly
1:1.000 subscribers, or almost one-forth of the
circulation within two years. -' After eJwelliwjr
upon the character i. the property,' it waa put
up mr sale. ' Mr. Wolbert inquired if sny one
was willing to give $100000 lor it, hut meet
in no response, he ruri down to 15.000, at
winch ram V bid was made.' The euctioneer
dwelt at that' sum for a considerable time, but
there ere' no other bidder, lie offered to
take ri00 advance, $100. or any thing, still no
one answered, lie then explained ful'y the
terms of sale, so I hit there should be no tniaun
Herctanding but no one bid snd finally, ater
wai ing some time, and trying to coax another
bid, it waa knocked down at $15,000, the fir.t
and only um ottered. The purchaser was Aiv-
drew McM'kin. . Thu rnda this long agony.
It may be pioper for ua tostatethst Mr. McMa
kin will (i(4 get the prper for that sum. - II
gave bond lo the Court el Common Pleas that
it would bring at leal 30000. and he mod
account for it to the Receiver, at that sum
This will, perhaps, account for the circumstance
that thera were no bids for the paper on' the
part of Mrs. tlolden, and the fact that Mr. Mc
Makiii issued a pmspectiis for' another snd
cheaper (t per, ho doubt had tha' ellect to deter
other purchasers." Mra.' Ilolrien, beaides the
$15000, has already received a considerable a
mount on the account of back subcriptions', snd
is also entitled to receive one half of the profits
of the concern up to this time, allowing Mr,
rrlvwf tse AaIH.,' v -
nrot.y txtaautiso 'rM si'sos.
McMakm a compensation for bis services. I
Waa believed at the time it waa to have been
f rat so(d, that it would bare brought from $40,
00Q: to MO.OOp, snd tha administrators gave no
tie at, one of the recent hearings, that if, in
Consequence of the proapecUts lor tit new pa
ar, tha sale waa injured, and the Courier
brought Use than It would have done, they
would commence an action against Mr. McMa
I kin to recover ds mages; whether this will be
J dona remains to b aeeo. Ltigtr, "
Ti steameliip Asadia C-p's.a S.one, ar-
rived in Nantucket Road at 12 o'oli-ek' on
Monday night; Snd aftrhored. '1; ' ' ' ' , :
The advices from Ix'xvlon are to the lllh, and
Irom Liverp.Mil to the, J5lh of January.
There had been a decline in cotton,. -..
The-4er aecwuwta trmrr Turin atate rhatthe
Kngof Sar'ini has be-omS some w list st-ti
oin.tyladispoera'. 'XTheduolrt's ofHsvhy, hsre.
ditary prmeessv.it- in such an. alarming etste.
thatji bus heesr ontdrre) necessary te offh1
tip special public prayers In her behalf.
The Patria o' Florence o the 5thi announcs
that Pontremoli has been fimaUy delivered, up
to the Duke or Pro.a. hv the Ttrean dmimie
sioners, and that Ihrt peace of the town had r.ot
been dietmbed . ; . i
The winter has at laat fairlr begun at 81.
Pet.rbureh, s the ce has ctnd the nari
lion otthe Neva snd interrupted Ihe common!.
ration between St. Pelereburglt and Croowta.lt,
though Ihe river i not )et completely t'uipn
Furihor sceMints from Nsples confirm the re
poit of Ihe Swins in the service of the King I1.1v
ing duclarrd that they will never cune-nl to act
against the people, and add that intelligence
had bi-eri received of anotlrrr popular detnons
tration at Pulmermo. .. .
The Itrititdi atesm IriffBte Avenger has ben
totally lost. We dreply regret to say that ihe
worst forebodings have been rfslied. .The sa
crifice of life hash en immense , only four out
of ihe crew of 2T0, have ben re sctirrd 'toai
watery grave. , ; . 1.
The Pupil government hns euhjMcted puliti-
ral journal, hitherto free tr.mi duty, to a tx ..'
to b j -ccl.i (a little mors than a pc ny) on
each number. :' " '" '
Sin John FnatiKLiVs Expkoitioji The
Plover, fined at Sheeroee, lo proceed in search
of the aSov.- expeditis.n, under the command of
Lieutenant M.mre, leftSheernesaootho lit innt
tor Plymouth, where she will receive letter
snd despatchee, snd her final order fur he.
voyage. ; Dr. Richardson is prepuring f.r In
overland journey ; and orders have been onl
nut to the Herald. 20, surveying vesael, tJ.pi.
Kellet, C B. to proceed to Retiring Htraits. in
search of the Arctic voyagers. It w exiweted
that these expeditions will coat shove OtXl
I a bland. The sogel of terror has ai length
stayed his avenging hand in Ireland. The an
count ainee the beginning of the yeer have eer.
tainly not been so terming with horror a pre
viously. Ou rage cimtinue- to I more or lesw
perpeirsted nl cold hasled, deliberate murder
reems to have b en checked by the vi.oroue
prH:eeding8 of thv executive. Following up
is firrl proclauiation, placing certain disiurbe l
iatricts under the dominion of the i.e w , law.
the Lord Lieuti-iinnt has issued a oi.d, pro
claiming ihe barony of Iiongtord, and fivo pi
riies in Lielriio, the barony of Clamwlry, in
Fermanagh, Tullynow, ie Dntmlane, and lw
er IMighlee, in Cavan, under ihe new aet. Or
era have bIhi hern issued tod .rni the poop'
in several ditlrict. and the strictest refill t'i i
re enforced reep'Cting Ihe licensea 10 p.eH
arui unxler the recent law. In s-ti.e. p'aceaa
Cuirmpl fur the proclamation ha been exlub't
ed by tearing down the , ducuuieut Irmn the
walla ; bl we have sews this often prsctiard in
civilised lmrton, and yl the spirit of anaro'iy
has been pretty effectually check .
We cannot expect that by nou. y cwrceive
nea.ures, Ihe fsni'ihed peop'e or IrvUnd will
be filled with good things; sfl that we hope
from the late measure, is that the demon ol
mischief may be arrested in his exterminatin
career, und breathing time may be afforded to
he lovera of freedom and e1"' order to carr
out auch measures aa mav b- devised to repai
he snrial eviU of the COililtrv. I lie repea
party pr r0-r parlirr, teem f-iillv einhroiU
and at vnrinnee with each other ; and the week
ly rent of the elder eMtablUliuient, not v, ilht mil
ing the rff rte made to recruit its funds, i n
v. ry fl wrihhmg Th general dMrexe of the
Country has doubles, contributed not a I tile to
limimsh ilsatrei,gth and resource. The spe
cial eom.niNsinn, iasoedto try the prie.toerec.vti-
milted for murder and agrarian ootrace in the
southern counties, nes opened si I.Mnerick oil
the4hint. Several capital conviction hive
already taken place, and there can be no luuht
thai punishment will inevitably to low.
Mturr -1 tvssrooL Conn 1'aaBM. Jan.
14 h, P. M. There has been a limited domand
fitr most articles of the trade". On the4'h Ihe
general runs of foreign and Irish Wheat ween
at aboot the rales last quoted. - A eery choir
ssmple of white Dji it, owing- In Ihe senreity
of fine qualities, - realized, so highju 10 per
70 lb4. Western Canal barrel, and Irish supea
fine sack flour was sa leaa active deumod, snd
without change in price. Indian Corn and In
dian Corn Meal were but. lulls inquired fur.
tod to effect sales lower prices should have
Veeo taken.' Ia other articles there 'wss'ik
change. On thsTih tost, the beat runs of Wheat
and choice super fine Flour, both harrcuj and
sacks, maintained ' previous rates. Alt other
articles were the torn in Isvor of the buyer. "'
Having hnl fewscfuil country buyers in st-
ten 'snceorf the 11th, all sorts of old wheat;
vihether ' Rritit-h or foreign.- were further 'de
presaed iri value, making Ihe decline I I to2 l
nd that upon every description of English and
nh riew. 2l 3d per 70 Ih from the currency
f that dsy se'oniitht. Superior brands of Ame
rican merely -smisioed 20J 6 1 to 30 per bir
rel, and Irirh was the turn rheapor Indian
corn snd corn meal declined further in value
o-day, placing our quotation 2- per qr. and la
r bl below tho terms of this day a week. Yes
terday January 14. wheat was 2.1 to 3l per 70
, flour 61 per .brl ;. Indian corn Is to2 per
r, snd tudisn meal Is per bit chesper than on
the Huh. , ......
T11 a Lot'isMN I.ar.isr.AlrkK ta a Tsohslb
We have alrrady informed our readers ol tbe
iaaennon among the Whig in tbe Legislature
of Louisiana, by which a Democratic fj. S. Sens
or and State Printer of the same pohtica have
been choeen. This atate of thin has also led
o the election of Gen. Joseph Walker, Demo-
rat, aa State Trraaurer. Gen Wm. De Buy,
he caucus candidate a( the Whins, wi with
drawn in Convention for some rrason not men-
nnt-d The following ia the written atatement
aid before tbe lower house of the Legislature
by one of it member on the day following the
Senatorial election :
The Hon. Nac A Myles, in a conversation
with me last Saturday evening, stated that four
nrgroea had been offered him not to vote for a
Whig Uniti-d Slatea Senator. The genlleman in
the conversation was speaking of the election by
hr legislature of a Senator 011 the following
Monday. :: He did not atate by whom the offer
was made, lie further atated in the aame con-vr-rsntion
that he was old that he bad two ne
gro boy and a woman, which waa aufficiei.t for
him and that he wished lo preserve his con
science pure, a a good conscience waa worth
more than property
Thia atatement, we bave already mentioned,
led to the appoiuttrerit of a Committee of laves
fixation. . , ,. 4
Tttr. Cocht or lirinv m Grit. rVxm-'a
Cask Ry the lollowmy nrd'r. s manuecript
roiy of which was turniehed lo the New Or
leans Delta, we learn that the Court of 1 1 qui
ry. upon which there ha been so much specu
IuIhhi is to sit st Perot, on the IH t, tnl. The
order explains ileetf, snd ih Iho firet sothentic
infortiiatl'in we hve reeiM-rtiosf the Court.
Wa Ds-eaNTHKNT. Jin 18.1N4S
By directum of ih Preeidoni nf the United
Slate a Court of Inquiry. In cnni.t of Brevet
Brig. Gen. N. Towenn, Payntter General ;
On. Gen Caleb Cosh inc. - snd Col. E G. W,
Duller, 31 Dragoon, tneinbere, will assemble
in Mexico, In inquire snd examine into tbe
charges and allegations preferred by Major
G-n. Winfieh! S-ott againht Major Geo G dHn
J Pillow and Brevet Lieut. Col . Junea Dun
can. Captain of Ihe 2l Kejrimrnt of artillery,
and the charge or maltere of complaint presen
led by way nf apneal by - Brevet Msjor General
; PniCM OF ADTKRTIfilXCI. ",
I aqua re I iusertisa, . . . . l 50
1 ' do 1 do . . 4 T 0 75
I "-do' -3-- do - ' ' 1 0
Evryaulwqentinaertkn, ,. Tft
Yesrly Adrerlissmsnlsi one column, $J5 t half
column, f 18, three squares, git; two squsrea, f 9 1
one square, f A. ' Half-yearly t ons column, I8 ;
half column, fit t three sqnarea, f-t two squares,
5; one squsre, $3 00. -Advertisements
left without directions as to tha
length nf time they ara to he published, wilt V "
continued until ordered out, and charged seoord
irmly. . . .
. 7-81 1 teen lira or less make a square.
Gen. Piescc'a Sfebch Printer the tnott
efficient Soldier in tht Jicld. At General .
Pierce's reception by the citizens of Concord,
N. II. on the 27th January, he roada an e'o
quent address in reply lo Gi-nersl Low's re.
mirks, welcoming the hero home. The follow
ing in sn extract :
New llamwhire had no occasion for any
other feeling than that pride ia regard to her
sons who belonged to the rommani. They ht,d
proved themselves brave, devoted self racrificS
ing spirits. And Concord,' too, was well repre
sented among them. There was Henry Cald
well one of the brsvest and determined sol
diersio the army. Thera was Sergeant Stv
well, who was shot, plump through tho heart.
st Churgbo-eo. As his last bresih Cowed, he
whispered to me "Du tho hoy say I behaved
well! If I have, write home to my peop'e."
Then there was Sergeant Fike, who hod a lo
shot ofl in sdvancingalong on s cntHO-viy swept
by three batteries. Two ampoiut lone, whicit
did not snewer the purpose, were perhmied,
snd a third was deemed hopelees. Die he inut
it was Ihouht. "I know bt tter than tiny i'o,"
he said, "I'll try another, and when they cut
it aothnt it will etay cut." A third arnptiUtinn
waa performed, and ho lived t li r ugh it. He
soil the others named were oriole's. I i ti e
new Icvi's, the printers exceed by i.iity p -r
cent, those nf sny o'her vocation : and 1 ti a.
c 'U:it of their iutelligenco nnd hiuh spnitt!i-y
have proved the must rffk'ient w.tdier- in . t'"n
field. Another CaiHe of the rUC"erd 0' -ur
troop, new snd old, was tint cor.t.uci ol the . fli
cers, who, from tho highest to. the lores', leil
snd cheered on their columns. Hence the dis
proportion in lliu lose of officer? and nr?, Ili nea
Ihe los of that most brave and accomiiHsbed ot"
Iho officers of the ten nw reg;ino--C"!orie
Rinsom. Hrt kept preseinrr ;- !-.
he was hlint dead at the heat r I f ' '
The same was true of Colonel v '
firat shot in ihe army a. . . '
shire. He raied himself ah -v '
of a wnll. A brother ofGcr b '' . "
exoose h'm'lf unnecesaril) . : -'.-
"Martin Scott has never yet t-t. op.
i.ext moment s shot pised throoc'i
He fell upon hi back, t'eliwrntety placed his
cap iip. n hi br as', and du d.
Co'nnel Graham, after receivircr mx severe
woundf", continued on at the head ofhistnvu.
sod upon receiving s seventh through thr ho.rt
s owly dropped frmn his horse, and as he fvll
upon tbe ground, said "F.wrd, my mer, my
word is always forwarJ." And so saying, ho
died. Hsving referred to Lieutenants Foster
snd Daniels, snd to several i fficers of the of,!
army, General Pierce proceeded to asy he had
to retract opinions ho had formerly entertained
and expressed in relation to the military acsda
my at West Point. He was now of opinion,
that the city of Mexico could not hava been
entered in the way it was, but for the scieneu
nd intelligence in military affairs u the c ftker
of the old army, mostly from West Point Ser.
vices were rendered by the officers of the topo-
.1 " Tl...
W. J. W-iih. (.lonel f ihe 8lh Kegimentof grsphicsl engineers and ordnance, which coufj
liifuitry, aguinst Major Gen. Winfield Scotl ;
and also into any matters connected with the
eainr, 11a welt as S c) 1 ther Irsuwctioi a as may
be subrr.itted to the consideration of the Court ;
aod stlrr having inveatiirated Ihe same, the
Court will report the facts in each case, to
gether with ihe opinion thereon, fur the infor
mation of the President. ' '
The Court will convene nn Ihe 16 h day of
February next, or as soon thereafter ss prac
ticable, in' the Cai-tle ol Terote, in Mexico,
wfere it will continu io hold its silting.
First Lieut.' Richard P. Hammond, 3 1 Anil
lery, is appointed to act as Judge Advocate and
Recorder ol the Court. ;
' W. L MRrv, See. of War.
By order : (S gne.l) R Jon. Aj Gen.
Cnxoftostoiv and ScRorav One of the
most piiii'ul operatioua in surgery waa per for
mo. I laat week, in which thebaeof the chloro
form waa reenrted lo with romplete success.
Il waa theextirpation by incision and trttrin f ot
a tioriton nf an ioflimed treat toe nail. The
ooeratmn was kilTully perhirnied by Dr. J.
Ilrysn, 'astsed by Irs Smith,' of M line,' and
Harrs', of Delaware. The patient, on being
at-ked what hie aenaaliona were, remarkeil Ifiat
it apoeared like a dream, 111 shirh he thought
une one'preed nrxe h' le. ' We under-
Mand ihsi ihi ia not of a niimher of prraimna
P'torined hy Or. It. of this k nex, in which he
has uied the chloroform with like success, lie
prefers it to tha ether.'! : ...,. - t ,
' la Tax Naoanvs o'Yon hain't 'none, of you
seen nothing of no hat no whereabout her upon
aone of these seats, hain't you V enq-urrd a Yan
kee. "We hsin't eons on u seen nothing of no
bat nor iiotbing ol no kind now her on none of
these seats, nor no where elas, ss w knows on!"
not hsve been rendered but by men who had
received the most complete mili'sry education.
The torceof Ihe Americana had be-n overrated.
Over 75110 effective men left 1'uehla, to attack
a oily of 250,000 inhabitant, defended by .lj,:
OltO of thu best troops ever raised in Mexico,
100 pieces of cannon, and the hnest t..ii:tiesiiona
ever raised, in addition to the natural defence!
ot marshes and Is kea.
t Prefer solid ane to wit otver study to be
diverting, without being useful; let no jesK in
trude upon good maooera, nor say soy thing that
I ana offend modesty. '
Ths Rxv.Ciasaa OjwaT, in his recently pub
lished paper on "The Intellectui'l'y of Dome,
tic Animala,"give the following anedote, whic h
is by far too good not to receive the benefit of a
wider circulation : At the flour mil's of luh.
bero keens, bear Cloumel, while in thpors
sioo of th late Mr. New bold, there w as a aM
which, by aoms accident, was led soliu.y, v 'ti
ou! mats or offspring, gander ami go.l.nf. No 1.
it happened, sa is common. O at th - nrllei's u i'
Idkd set a number of duck en uiul -r a h-1 1
which ill Ius tims were ii.c.ha:d ; a- .1 ofcours
the ducklings, as soon a they came forth, ran
with natural instinct to tbe water, and Ibe hen
was in a sad purkvr her maternity uryirg her
to fallow tbe biood, and her selfishness dispoti n
ber to keep'on dry land. In tha meanwhile up
sailed the loose, and with a noisy gabble, wbi-rh
certainly (being Interpreted) meant, leave them
to my care, abs swam up and down with tht
duckling ; and when they were tired with tha ir
aquatic excursion, ahe conaigned them to
care of the hen. The next morning down same
again thediirli:ne.ioihe pond, snd ih-r wa t he
gooae waiting for them, and there alood the hen
in her ereat flaetretion. Oa this oeeasioa we
are rial at all sure tbst the oos ms'sJ the hen
-barving ber maternal trouble but it is
feet tbst she, being near tbe shore, the hen jum
ped on he back, and there sst, the sWkli ngs
swimniisg, aud ths gooss and bea alter Ibena , up
and dowa lb pood- . And this waa not a so'Atary
event t day after day lbs ben was san an hoard
Ihe goote, attending ths ''ucV.intts sp aej down,
in perfect eonteotedepj glloi humor; i.um
ber of psople eo.oing ta wifnrM tha circwon.
stsace.' which continued until ths ducklings.
fining to -iay, cf d.wrsliou, rsq"" 00
tkoin;uardiMhf fM goes ana asn.