Carlisle herald and expositor. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1837-1845, October 16, 1838, Image 2

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. . • Thd exploits 'Pannen, the famous tory
partip”n of Randolph, would make.a body
of.faCts . • more interesdn'w• than any tale ,of
He was a - reckless fellow,-bloody
• ntinded,as the hounds of Myth.. Ile sonic
, .slew - . the helpless and innocent in
• . cold bloodthe coward! Bet he had that
_ instinctive tone " and 'bearing of authority
that keeps 'people within tlie-metes.and
bounds!, of his own despotic will. lie and
----MairNmparlry were one dayrrestitig,,them-.
%selves try a spring, lounging here .andAli - dr - e --
• on the green grass Pin the shade of the trees.
One of his suboidinatei a big strong man,
_== had got marl with him:___llll,s_regebad been
• boiling in him for several days; and some'
'fresh affront at the spring caused his' anger
to 6ecome . ungovernable--he. drew his
sword and Niias • resting- with Ali: elbow on
• the ground and his-hand under his head.
His devoted follbwers were. around him,
' and he heard the click of their . locks,. as
• they dooked their rides. " Le(ltiin alone!"
Crietl Fannoh,in his quick sharp. tone. He
:• - laid still, calm and.self-possessed; With his
keen dark eyes fixed on the raging lientenL
ant,- as lte inade_e: t r emendous plunge at his
. "breast: -But 'when the.stroke
. its
-- object swerved away like a snake, and' the
baffled man .phinged . his: sword 'into the
groUnd. Quick as lightening "Fannon's sha i rp
-blade pasSed - through his
,gigantic frathe—
••‘ Tizus and thtis.l punish those who clisre
' gird my authority!"—and hiseyes glowed
.and : sparkled like it - Serpe,nt's. _The 'man.
stink' to the earth forever.
.But Fannon's mare. is"written at the top
• of this sheet.; . aild she- is heroine of.
the present Writing. A4illeslad Xan
. thus and Balius, and Podargad ;. Alexander
_-,t.badAii..-Buceplutlus,_;_Mellanakl 'had his
„ s . S.Clim. Fannon was .a-man of blood, like
- .them, -and like them he had his favorite , and •
trusty .charge;. - and Fan non's Mere was
- worthy of .her: owner ,or " even a better I
man.' : lle.called 'her the Red Dee, frond
,her resemblance in *Col*. to.a deer: 'She
was a-,rarp.anttnal-4leet, powerful,
' docile, - as - h her owner
valued her, I dare say, above king . or court
- try, or the life of Ills . fello . w: man: - :She.l
hore-bm-pro_tll ; y 3 -and-frAessin -did
bloody skirmishes or. the • quick . retreat:
Wheh he stood in the noisy - cotiqeil of his
. partisans, or in the silent ambush,. the faith
. fulbrete 'was by his side,: ever ready. to
.. bear- hi - in whithersoefei --- be, flut
Fanhoit lost his mare. ' .
Dowri. on:the east a lilac River, the par
' lisan-arid,some four _ci,r.rfve .of his followers
one day captured a man by the. name of
HPntera, ji 7 om: ale •eountry ationt
Salisbury,' !nig Was 'Sufficient" Canse of
death, and Fannon told the malt he slSould
hang him., Hunter was evidently;-a moan
of the times; hilt what could he do alone
and defenceless with a dozen bitter ene-
rniesi It was a case of complete° despera.
tion. The rope was ready, and a strong
--old , oak threw =out its c..ouvenient-branches.
. Faifnen told hint he might pray for his time
was come! The poor man kneeled (kWh
and seemed' absorbed in his last petition to
the thrOtte - oOnereyl - Fannon. and men
•stood . byr'M s id the trusty, marestootramong
them with the reins on, her neck.' They
---began, Victim, to .
eldie his devotional exercises. But there
was more of earth than Heaven in Hunter's
• thoughts ; for ho suddenly sprang on Fan
non's mare, bowed
,his head down on her
powerful neck, pressed his heels on her
flanks and darted away like the wind!
The tory rifles :were leYelled in a mo-
ment—"Shoot . high! shoot- high!" Cried
—iiliinnan--"save—my—rnare'!" The—slugs
all whistled over Hunter's back, save one
'that told with unerring;` aim,, which tore and
• battered MS sholder dreadfully. He reel
ed on the saddle and felt sick atheart; .. but.
hope was before him - ,.. - death Wohind—and he
rierved• himself for the race. On.hc sped..
Through 'woods, and ravines, and brambles
did that powerful mare carry him, safely
and'sWiftly. His enemies were in hot pur
suit:. They followed him by the trail 'of
blood from . his wounded shoulder.. He
came to Little River;, there was no. - ford;
—the bank NM high, and a deep place in the
streann_before_hini—But_theibe_came,,..le_ .
" -- tlrdw-the rein and clapped his heels' to her.
• Sides, and that gallant : Mare:plunged reek
lessly into the strewn. She snorted in . the
spray as she rose, pawed - the yielding_wave,
. and skimmed along like a wild swan. Hun 7
ter turnedher down the stream in_ the hope.
ot_evidinv :pursuers . 4 .and-alto-reared
and dashed through the_dashing waters of
the shoal, like lightning. in the - storm cloud.
But Fannon was on the trail, and rush
. ing down the bank\v,ith all the mad energy
that the losi of his favorite could inspire.
Hunter- turned the . mare .to vits opposite
bank -it was steep = seieral feet of 'per-
. • pendicular rock—but she planted herself on
:the shore at a - bound, and—theniaway-she
_fiew..over_theinterminable__foreo of-- pines,
straight :and-. swift as -an- arrowthat -ad-
mirable mare!
. - 04. on:did - the generous brute bear
foeman, till the purthters wero
I'of : hopeless behind. Late in the evening
• - linnOr fade into' Salisbury, had the shig
extracted from his shoulder, and after lin-
gering some.' time - with the 'effects of 'as'.
wound.and excitement,
.finally got well.—
' And that gallant mare; that had done him
sueli- good 'service,herkept and cherished
''" 'led of ofd age, l + , 70,
• A .rAcw , FORARENTS......"ThOTI,.StAne
difficulty in Cincinnati in deckliiigihe - ;',ii.Ms,-;. 1
tion whether or, not the • eerririion; ; SehoCt
Houses,; should • be allPwed- to be 'used for
..Sunday one 'side *if is~ held
that the city Ord inanpesj- ferbik . the -, :use. of
the Se bUildings fortrai4rloer purposcs than
coritnimi - sChael;" While- - „th'c:'othot!, maintains
'that. " . Siindity! . schobis as common as
...Monday Saturday "Schooli.' . In the
course of :this..discussion it Was
that the 'opinions of the, common school's'
.teachers elicited on. the subject,
It apPeirs Oat. a large portion Of :the Sun-,
dayiehoel:•'childreit "attend the common
scheoli,Mni,:it is given as the opinion of : the .
latter, that the Children who attend the Sum.
day schools. are the most orderly, and Make
the r'fito . ef "rapid improvement. ••
Fonz the. - Ittchzond
'tkite nap Read Bridge.across
:11 pi vacs: River'..
„ The, great,bridge across the JameS Riyer
at Itichniond, for thesaccomniodation of th'e
Richmond. Gild Petersburg railroad,: may - ,
justly:be considered as One - .of the greatest
.'works of its. kind in this country, or per
haps in the world. There are longer
bridges of less latitude, and higher bridges
of shorter span; but when the altitude -and
length of span pl' this bridge are, taken.col.
lectiVely; there is perhaps not its equal in
versal interest that tit this time .prevails the
country ofilhe subject ofinterral - imPriF;e•- T
Monts, I , desig . n to give the piddle a short
. rld.itinperfeet'actddlnt of thisifitantic•,
in every point ;of interesting and.
splendid structure, 1. •
The location of the bridge' - across the
falls of the James river; .a few bunked
yards above tide' water, where lip velocity
oldie current is 'exceedingly great. It is
Constructed of Substantial-lattices upon lofty
granite piers, with a floor upon the summit
of the lattice frame. Thd stoutness of the
flooring corresponds . with the.. general
strength of the :design, and_ it is rendered
water and tire,proof
..a. strimpiceatof
pitch and sand. The entire length of the
span of the. bridge is - 2,900 feet, and .the
span between the. piers 100 - feet.” The en=!
tire witith_of the floor is 224. feet wide'
enough for a double track,) being Ay' gr
than, and projecting. over, the lattice• frame
21* feet on each sid l e; the . - fraine work .
therefore; 171 feet wide on 'the. top of -the
piers. 'l'lw piers , are 18 number, found
ed in the-rapids upon the,-solid-bed of gra-.
niCe rock that lids beneath: The elevation
Of the piers ahoVe coMmon water is, forty
..atu,l„_thei.i'±iliinensio is 4 b r 18 feet -aC
inerthtsing Ono foot in Width and I foot
iii thianess. for every 12 feet in 'the dc=
seending scale. - The masonry 'consists of
rownlar courses of heavy stone, heWn ,to a.
„joint On their lluing surfaces+-but on
. the
showiti'g3faces., of each pier flit: stone-is.
rot/Of - as it - caure: -- fronv - tt quarrY. rlltu
. average - deptharf the• Water in.whichj they
stand is 5 , feet.---which ..vireninstance, &on
.riected with the great rapidity of the cur
rentoetulered:it-a-matter-of much skill and
diflicnityfO rennive the : large masses of
leose:stulic -that occupieddthe poSition Qr so
v6il4•of the..pier:l, - in inder to clear-out the
foundation . and. get down the coffer.dmns.
The entire elevation'of lhe - wooderi stipey-' 1
, .
structure above - the, piers is 20 feet; so that
the floor, wide!" iST•on top, is 60 feet above
flie . .surfate of .the.L3later. Bet Ween the
side, of the d'otul Work, which rests-mt the
piers,:nrc,wrought in courtesotheavy:Ma-:,
! sonrv, Compitsed ofstone six
,feet long and
two feet ttquare, resting upon the -tops of
the piers. These - :stones, beina nicely
joined and notched int& each alter, are
strongly united bylron clamps, and closely,
fitted to the lifiiherS of the. supprstructUre,
so that the latter, being IZept in its plaeeh - f .
a -solidlind—infinoviihle-inass of - masonry,
may as 'fearlessly brave the' storm 'front'
above, as frOm. its altitude it bids dekance '
Ito theeurrentbelow. Tlie floor upon which'
the traverse. rails lie, rises five inches front
each side to the centre, in order that the
rain- wates may freely pass -off.. 'Guard
par:4llel to the traverse rails on
each track, to .preVent• the possibility of i
either engine or cars running off. . In ad
dition to the precaution of covering the floor
with a coat of pitch and sand, a gallery of
walk is -constructed Ahrouglout the whble
length of the bridge underneath the main
floor,- haying a 'hand-railing, upOn which
Ltiumerous buckets of water arc to be ,k4t,
case such an accident should call for their
use. It is presumed, however, that no fire
could well occur, 'either by . accident or de
sigh, . without iUstabtaneousestiscoyery,
vigilant watchmen are regularly 'crossing
backwards and forwards, and always im
mediately after 'the crossing of a train; and,
in addition to Watchmen, gates are planted
at each end of the bridge, and kept;con-
Mandy locked, do exclude all Who do not
pass them by special permission. The
frame Work is preserve - d - v-i. painted Wei,
ther-coating. -- The whole structure was de
-sign ecl-whh- a- vie Ur to - as time i h economy- ns
was.thoughtconTsistentAVith a:just regard to
strength unit durability: Its execution was
-commenced_in peeember,_ 1836,--and—tha
work:was finally completed on the sth of
September, 1838, at a costof 150,000 dot
tars. doubt whether any bridge of the
same,:gigentic -dimensinnii7and-substantial
character, composed of. such choice mate
rials and rare workmanship, has ever been
constructed at a smaller expense. The
whole plan was projected by Mtinefire Ro
binson, .F,sq., chief engineer, and executed
under the direction of himself unit his - prin-'
cipar assistant, .14r dharles O. Sandford.,
It would be superogatory to say any thing.
-of-thtt profesSional-ability_thatzoneeis
ingenitity- ; that- , executed-the,
plan - : -- The Work - itself stands, - like attigh- ,
~ty colossus, bestriding the ancient Powha
tan, destined to hand tre.positerity both it
iielf and its - authors; and those piers of
perishable granite will remain as proud,
,monuments to rewrote. generations of the,
present State of Virginia and her 'sons as
connected: with the sciences and the me
ahanic_arts.,l_, •
Onio.--4t, is stated that in the year 1785,
there was•not a single white person within
the preseturihnits Of -- th - e - State - of - Oltiol-at
this day, that $l, after the lapse_of fifty
tli&!e yeays, its population amounts to up
wards of a millitin—and it is in this respect
llie,;third state in the Union ; and that poi-M
-.lA* is thrice 'blessed in this; that, nine
teen' twentieths' - of them are. confined. to
agricultural - pursuits: There are- six or
eight incorporated colleges in Obi?,
.nn country is greater attention bestowed
upon the e4cation of the young, or to the'
_. 'kchfftukm I )f the .elements Of learning among
the mass of the people.. The. public-im:.
'provements, her. roads and canals, would
be worthy ofthe • resources of the .oldest
states • in . the Vnien, or any one of the
European. Monarchies. , The cane). con
necting Cincinnati. with . lake . Erie is, in
ferior in extent and utility only to the,:gTO4i
Avorlc effected in New-York by . th genius
1 of..6liaton.•. : • - , .' , • .. . - .
674---liir , c4c . :.4v,iti:4:tc..,wiii - 4 - .t.ti..,(A*t(-**- - 0..0:2014'.40.*:
GE 7 7 7'158 UR G.
• We are gratiAed"to.learn that this.ltisti
tution iS' in a very flourishing;condition.—
;It - deserVes'specess., Ifs coarse of studies
is--of- - the, mos t-varieVand-liberaldi ind i:and
what we consider
.of-paramoursr value to
citizens of our state, there is attached to'it
a German Professorship. That: highly
important department f literature, Ger 7
man, has-been,' and still is, too mutfi"ne
,glected in order to the . acquisition of lan
guages 'certainly of. novery' . ohvious
• .
7 The selection of its legality- was judi
cious. The.breezes. - which come. from the
Blue Ridge s Mountains, 'hear with them
body to those who . are: . ajonrning -abont :the
fountains_of knowledge.. . - •
It is -distant one hundred - and- fourteen
miles.from P o hiladelphia and one
and - eighty . froni Pittsburgh, on a great
tnoroughfare between those two. cities. The
distance from II hrriOurg is thirty=ft - Ve, from
Frederick thirty-two, -from- Hagerstown .
thirty-two, and from Baltim.ore- fifty miles.
The line of communieatibubetween these
places is such that the College- is accessible
itiy..alportions of the state._ Tlie We're(
the building is mie liundred-"and t feet i. . l
'consisting of a centre and two wings of a
GrecianDorico:order of architecture, and
being painted white,yreseirts a Very : chaste,
. From the
,catalogue of its. officers mid
sin den ts• for-the present year,,we gather The
Allowing facts.: . „ . •
.The number of . students during die cur
-rent year is one hundred •and-thirty-eight.
-Engineering is taught by a, graduate of
West Point and now a practical State . 4*
he---lectures on anatomy, delivered only
before the• - • , genior_AAilss•. - Lectures • are de- .
livered.on all subjectsOflmteral-intcrest..
;The-students . have. access to the best ionr;;",
aids and magazines of. the day. .The
p.ense.s' of the year need net . exceed . one
-hundred dollars. - - We will give hereafter,
-die -gond-en - len-of-the -Faculty ande
spective•departments.--.1 - Vd/a. Herald and
Sentinel: '.."
The New York . Gazette_says—kyan
burgh ; the:liger tainerqind lion-queller, has
had a flare up among his Sciur footed beas
tials. One of his tikers . having , anifested
-. :cdispositiontoJake high English ground
after- arriving tilion the soil, whose' vpry .
nitwit is so inetatitancous:m.imparting:fide-,,
dorff to man; beast. and bird,
,Van `A nihnrgl~:
had - to. fight for his - own sovereignty; It
•has - always - been. our ekpeciation — that:tliis
- fello -- w'Sl - rianoeuvrings - would bring - him :to
an Untimely end some time or pther,"and it
is still our belief than he will be eaten one
of tilde s , days. ne appears, however, in
.this ease to ,h4ve.Kettled the matter_ with
:that partieular_brute, without a great deal
of trouble to himself. - ... The `.‘John Bull"
.has the-friliowiv
nee . ounf of-the affair. -
TIGERS. Shied Wednesday last, 'the prin
cipal topic'; of conversation-in theWeatrical
world has been the • furious attack . made
,upon.M. Van Amburgh- whose exhibition
at AstleY's Royal Amphitheatre of lions,
ligeirsT"lenTiarilr and - other-aniniale of--:thii"-
forest, in the grand zoological spectacle ed
titled the "Lion conquerer'of Pompeii,' has
excited within these few days past so much
public attention. . Mr. Van Amburgh lies
beeir styled by the 'of the above
equestrian establishment as the brute tamer,_
and certainly the appellation is well applied, will-prove,-Tor
never was the courage or the presence of i
mindtof than put - to a. severer test. From 1
the information, obtained by our reporter,
.yekerday, from an authentic source It ap 7 *
pears that On Wednesday last a rehearsal
was going on in circus of the theatre,
when Mr,,: Van Ainburgh, wishing one of
his tigers to perform a certain feat which the
animal-was uterly unable _or unwilling to
accomplish, had recourse to severe, doporeal
punishment, whipli'clieStisementlie itiflict
. ~..
eil - With a large horsewhip. iriarting under
the pain of the lash -the .animal became ini'
-censed, ll ---and-suddenly-sprang-Aion—Mr,-
Van Amburgh,• who instantly .was hurled
with-violence to 'the ' ground, `from -- the
_strength_ and weight of his incensed assail
ant. Mr. Van Amburgh, whO is of ller
culean cast, and•possessing extraordinary .
muscular power, instantly perceived the in-.
-tendon. of -the -animal i - -which-was-that-- of
tearing hiM to pieces, and with the courage
and presence of mind, which few rnen . p,m,
sess, seized his foe by the lip of the lower
jaw, andthus pinioned hith as a bull dog
would an ox at a bait.. ' A long and fearful
struggle now ensued, in the- corirse of 1
. which both the' man and the- tiger rolled
oyer.several times,. At length - 11E Van
..Amiburghlibt.i.lie..better of his foe by _throw
-friFlum--on--liji-baek,---'at-- the-same." time'
kneeling on his stomach, and,--with his other'
er hand, which was till _ now unengaged,
commenced striking the prostrate animal
with his, clenched fist, the
in qttch,succession, over the beail, face and
particularly the nose, until tire blood flowed
from t
i l ,
clued aninal,who here quivered
under asp: of ,his .conqueror. `AI
length: . an Amburgh, -perceiving that
he had cotlipletely overcome him, released
his, hold, and the. animal, 1 finding himself-at
liberty, retired a short distance from his'
-master,._and, crouclfed flown, , as _if _severely -
suffering fro* the punishment he had re
ceived. It may here be proper to mention
ifie.performers (so we understood,) did not
pay any attention to the struggle, consider
' ing that it was merely a rehearsal of the part
to be played in the evening,'untilthey saw
him 'administering the severe chastisement
as .before described to the enraged animal,
and kts efforts to compel Mr. Van Amburgh
to release' his hold. This encounter did
not at all iniode die entvtainmente of the
-evening,,;,./. ohn . Bull.•' -
It is stated that-the joint'ages of the.pre
sent Cardinals of the Roman Catholic
Church, siitY-three in number, amount to
3;642 years. The eldest of these 'eeple
eiaitiee is Cardinal Bussi, who ie'B3 years
of ,agei and, the
.youngest Cardinal -della
Genza Bermattei, who - only 37.
14;oni-liz s e New-,York Tirneir.
• • .
Our Foreign- negations,..
•• TO - What depth of degadation doesi l . d
truckling administration„ mean to drag . us._.
Our north-eastern bdundary eari.he run by
any common surVeYbr. - . He who can tell=
where the waters dividerwhiCh fall into the,
S..aint Lawrence and the Atlantic, can tintl
the• line which separates the United- States
from'Nova•"Scotia. Yet the bontemplated
survey is abandoned by the general govern . ..,
ment: Complaisance dgrogatory, to nation
al honor, had interposed and. Overruled the
- iffities wide]) the ailmiiiiitialion owes,..but
omits td perform to the. country, -
:Nor-is less respect shown .by.. the_Presi-
I dent
_and bNcabinc.t to_our r _domain_on_fite.
,Himroatillinents • are making,:nf
the Most alarthing •character,.to our, inter—
ests, as well as to our clear and obvious
rights! Rights flied and degrees
lof latitude and longitude. Yet- are these
:geographical and unerring lioundaries bro
:ken down; and a . complaisant
tion . subinits to it, because it wishes to se
cure tojtself the smiles andEfaver of Great
Britain. ' • .. . •
Again, every republican who voted for '
I Mr. :Van Buren, to.clevatelim-Itythe office:,
of - President of the 'Miffed - States, ilid-so;
under a•conviction that he wO.idd lave itct--
ed -a part suited to the station to which be
was -called—that he would - Faye - shown
mielf--Whe • a Statestnan-worth-rile-em"
pi re - statei:and7retle - etitig upOrr-Oat
star- in- our confederacy which ga - e. him
birth. :LI-IoW "have % we. een 41i6ppointed.
New Yorkis humiliated. in--the eyeS of.her
sister states: Whatlai her, favorite son
done . to Command forler rCspeet, or elevate
her - rank?, -- LeSs- - than - bothing: He- has
dragged her -from her
, proud = her lofty—
tier fig - P6 - sit 'oll7' ,"-
NO - jig - by the ignoiii - y which our repult- -
lie 'has" been Made to.'en . dure, by a submis%
sive an 'nisi alumnus a ministration, tn.,
relatiimto•ournorth-easte - yu libundary, and
our territorial - rights on the Pacific; eve
tire ; liri4_(ly at present, a subject ofimmcnse
' i mpor tanee, and (di no go vein men tam s
sessing.the least capacity,• would have ne
glected. ' Fre mean the.elaini of aforeign
power talmpress an :ameriean eßizen.
We 166 W that, Great Dritain
r vious to our last - war,_,and ever,.since the
War of the- revolution, and exercise
thelight - of inwessmint•l that under this
claith she did frequently•impress into her
service American, citizendraggino - them
frothl- - Our ships; and dompelling: them to`
light in battles not our`bwm,and with na
tions with wham We_
- were at peace. :Every
Americanzstatesman-knew-that this-Would
never-he endured by the Anteritan , people,
and that, as a necessary consequence, when
ever. England should be at war with any
Epropean power, we must be brought_ into
a conflict with her, :unless some arrange
ment liras :made by the two nations which
would prevent this great evil..
.We looked to_ the_ favorite_son,of New—
York to bring about the remedy. To pre
yent, by honorable. means, a. collision be
tween Gre'at. ; Britain and the United States.
is olprioni - ly Their mutual interest,' to
maintainthe most friendly,. - relations. - "This,
however; can only. he .secured by a mutual
respect of—each other's rights. - England'
mit to any.vigltion_pf_kerkights.
or' her honor; mid iris 'equally certain , that
the United States will not submit to the
slightest violations-of her rights or her ho-_,
Under this viow of. the condition of the
two countries, it was to have been expected
that.tbe Pfesident would have communicat
ed to the..l3ritish gavemment lhe necessity
of an 'arrangement on the, subject. It was
to have been hoped, that befure this, some
satisfactory treaty •would have been sub
mitted tO. the Senate for its approval. We
liiiow'of no in ensures avi lig - been -ail Opted
to bring about
,so .desirable an .4n
unworthy trucklin, ,, we know has. taken.
)lace. We shall shortly resume this sub
ject in extenso. , .
_Cutting and cutting out: T .-The Att
burp Daily News tells a laughable story•of
a courtship and marriage whieli recently :
- toolvplaee - rinT-that An Irish girl
.was courted by a countryman, wh6propo
sed to take ber•lor better for worse.' Mit
as some of Pal's habits were of the - Worst
order, the girl would not say " yes" ex
actly, but "kinder sidled / OZ' As. he was
engaged•on ,the !public/works some miles
front the Village`, -- insitlier - Tchietif th 6 - girl
cut in upon Pat at A. great rate, ind pressed
this suit With so rduch . vehemence, that ih a
short time
. he
,gained the consent of the girl
to marry him. Now it so happened • that
on,..,§,aturday, h week ago, Pat got discharg
ed in due season from .the public .works,-
and thought that, like, - ganipson, 'he would.
visit his cruel •faix one;-:.whether with' h.
-Itid.'of whiskey . the • Daily - Nerifaith not.
:;13utoff. he - started. On his - Way he-learned
' that - his dulainea was that - afternohn - tolbe
united to his rival-- "By Sahli 'Pqtrich,
this is too bad," . says. ho, and Off comes.
hat, coat and b'rogheshi a hurry.
these 'over his shoulder, he starts at. full
speed for where the miptials'lwore
to be eonsummated.----Panting--likeTa-race
•liorse, covered with *sweat and dust, he ar
rived at the .door just as the betrothed pair
drove up.. .Pat determined-at all
to cut out his rival, and handed the doubly
beloVed from the buggy._ A: violent alter
- caticti - thhltplace between- the two claim
ants of the lass.' • Pat carried the: election,
gained the consent of the fickle one, and lcd
her to another house, where he was united
, to herlortbwith, to the great hiortificbtion
of his rival.
The ,
Steamboat Rolla,. on her passage
*one New Orleans to St, ?Louis, struck a
*snag about 3,10 mires below the month.of
the Ohio, on Simday,.the 23i1 ult., at 21)::
M,., ands-sunk'' 'immediately,. in' about ; Bl
feet water. - ' - 'lle • passengers g.nd -crew
sayed- --
themselves by swinting ashore, and
clinging to We hurricane deck, Part of
Which was above.'the water. Otie"-deck.
'hand was last.. 'She was insured for. liP;l2,-
IoQo7—three-fourtils :of her. valtte 7 -41 . three
Aiffeient 'offices, • • .
. .
• '• - ST. Au(3usTINE,-Sept.,lp:
On Ttifisday nightlast, about 12 o'clock,
Lieut.. May, in passing to his, command at
Fort Peyton, heard .the-driving of, horses.
He_ pushed- on; ;and just .crossed the
.last bridge •When; .he -- hea' , the noise of a
horse close felloWing, arid, reining up; it
paased,a liftie ahead.. To the" hail; "who
are you-- , speak, or I'll fire!" receiving no
answer;- at the distance of three paces)ie
deliberately • discharged a pistol at a person
tvlib was 'leaning forward in the act' of
slipping4from--the--horae. This- occured
within thirty yards of the fort; so near, that
the woids'were heard within. 'The send-,
nel immediately hailed.and was ordeted by
We - Lieutenant - to stand to his post: The
following, horse entered with an - Indian's
sash in his mouth fora bridle, and a•blanket
his back, •
The pistol had been loaded with three
buckshot and a ball; the - ball was •feund le . .
have struck the horse high in the , 9lrdulder,
just-behind the neck; the shOt are supposed
to have taken effect upon the rider, from.
his position at the moment of beiug fired
upon. , l3;yr judges orlhe different Indian
characters, Wild -gat is 'believed' to be^this
bold - fellow,:,wliose object - Seems:to have
been to approach without noise, strike the
passenger with a bludgeon, and .take his
without alarming the: - gtirrison;• and.
lentit not been for the noise necessarily made
on-paying-the-bridge,the-project-is likely-lo
have succeded. The - palerfa6e is allowed
to haveacted with a boldUess add address
equal to•the ituptalent cOUrage_of
_ .
- . . . . . . 41.
. .
In the morning,.- Capthin-Mickler, with
the volunteers, aud:Libutenant - May, .With
Some regulars, fellowed them to the South.
Captain — Miekler - ; -- in — tAing --- a --- edurSt -- to
surround or, eta them oil', fell, lute the. regu
lar trail ahead, and; with a few of the -Most
•,d-NLantio& r of--his-compaity,---discovered-the-
Indians in a spur of CypreSs. - sWainp - ;: near
thirty miles from the post. They had.dis
•posed, of, themselves with a large 'pond- in
,front with a dense and extensive swamp be
hind-.. -The parties - saw-each-other - at near
ly. the same moment; thelndians who were
Iseen'Were hi-number seven or tight; they
brand ished_their'xides giving their-
'war-whoop, -- and disappeared •into the pal
mettoes. The captain . restrained • liiS-men
from folfowing and firing, as the
. indians.
were two•hundted yards oil, and Were ap- ,
parently:making ready . to give baffle;
::But no more wasscOn - cirthem;anil pur-.
suit,-in the country in - which theyywere i
would itave - been useless. :::TheY left :be-.
hind a few articlesow6 skins of honey, arid'
-their horses. The horses, kappears, -they
had deliberately driven up, peimed, and-ta
ken-front the King's -landing, - only about
a mile from .this city, and were-driving-them
south, by the fort; when the_ affair occurred
with Lieut. Slay.
This is but the'llistory of allay in East
Florida, and may give an idea of the dar
ing-and-prude-nee of the Seminole, as well as
the calmness 'With width he is sometimes
met, and-the difficulties of pursuit.
• 'There is no danger,;of-course, to-Ile-ap
. the city,_but_we__Whisper_
a caution to the. parties of pleasure, and
such-who find it necessary sometimes tO'be
out upon disputed territory.
---..ll... l S.:Yesterday.Lafternbon-41M—IndianS"-
again made their appearance at Fort Fey,tOri.
Wel ancholy Shipwrecks aid" ,Aps s: •of
Lives.—The Key West.Floridiait of the
15th SePtember furnishes the particulars of
several shipwreck in that community, •
In the gale on the 71.1(u1t. •the French .
brig - Courier - de Vera ;Ortiz, from,llaVana
for Bordeaux, was driven i nshore about 12
miles north of, s'4e \florida . Light, . and
only seven out of souls saved ; brig
and-cargo-lost, The' survivors—rescued
from the &vowing ocean Were soon Tisited
by a large party of-Tanned Indians, who . ,
spared theirlives because they were French
men?'saying that they only killed Ameri
cans. - The captain . and_the six othensur
viyors were taken from the beach after the.
.gale - was over, by a smack bound to Key
West. . -
The American brie Alderly, Thomas,
master, from St. Jago,--welt-- ashore 'about
the_ same time . - and near_ - _the,same_place.=
Every Man on board, except one, a Dutch- .
man,. massacred by.the Indians. .
. The, brig Export, and - ship - 'l`hracian,
went ashore at.the s4e-time-nearly' off
Caesar's Creek. T.ll4:! i #ew of. the brig.
saved—that of the ship are probably lost.
The sloops Alabama, Dread - and Caution
of Ny-Stic, 'drove ashore and - lost in the
same gale'.. The only survivor yet ascer
tained is Joseph Noble.
. .
The sehooner -Caroline; of Key-West,
ing at . anchor off Clem Creek, 'during
the - gale droVe from' her mooringi out on
the reef, struck and tititik,____Master_and
--- . -- Tke - sellooner - CaledoniaTfront - IravaliS:
. Ncw Orleans, also lost - on the - Colora
does: Fate Of-the crew unkooWn.
:‘ , - , Tlie‘ . Revenue Cutter Campbell arid-U.
S. schooner Wave !laic proceeded for the
Cape to sffol•il:aitl if possible. o •
In one respect the farmer has the advan
age of almost all other classes of-the labor-,
Ing comingnity,. hi§ evenings he has to him
self. While the 'mechanic has to labor
rom - morning till 'nine -- O'ehTeliiirthe even
ing, the farmee§ day coinmencea with the
rising and 'setting of the 'Sun. Althraigh
he very economically appropriates sonic of
his evenings to little jobs yet the,most part
of the long,whiter evenings he can appro. -
priate to amusenient and , instruction: In,
no place, do we see more cheerfur-counte
nances than around the blazing fire - upop the
farmer's hearth.. • There, at the merrY 'ap•
ple paring,.or at the. neighborhood colla
tiora , or'evenAn the family circle alonc,, do
we' find.. social happiness ""in its purest
plieity. • What an op . poynnlityrthiti . for the
acquisition of knowledge ? • What farmer
who improves theseopportunities can but
be intelligent.? ,—And. what instruction •so
interesting as that'whieh givge,him a knowl
edge of his own. employment? Here We
would suggestthe' importance of every far
mer having a Slippy . Of . agricultural '. books
. .
anu,•papers. • It. sperns to us that no one;
can be inset - 101e of their ptility.2. .If this
should be' a suggestion of selNuterpst,-Whieh.
we_do not.deriy,still we believe ibepincides
with the interest of the farmer. We will
not •enlarge •on this . subjeet,ras •we appre
hend itr,,will - nsit conlietlfa - knowledge
Which we - recommend. We will-kbarely
say,.that we -expect bur "subscribers to in
crease. as the evenings lengthen.—.lThzeri
can Grower. • .•
: •
result of the general . eleetron in this State,
is such as to, leave ,no doubt' of: the hocb
' nevei;bep6 'known in any country; and
that yeii to it, they areindebted for their
apparent success.
' In some places•their plans were discov
ered before the day of election arrived;_ but
generally - We believe they were so dafeful
.conceajed as -to escape- detection in-time
:prevent them.
On Friday last; in the county of Phila
ittnan was arrested and put into
prison, on -the ground of being. concerned
ni a. conspiracy' lo cheat -and defraud the
voters of - the 3d. district. who lafterWards
confessed thatlie•was-to have been appoin
ted one of the. Judges of the Kensington
poll;•and was .to reture about 1400 majori
ty-fdr Polley; andlliarthe7 - retUrriS,Telithi'
certificates and all were TlJEN — already
MADE OUT. ThiPman was te'be paid
certain suns as cdmpensation; and he im
plicated _the Post Master, Ctistom House
10flieers, and. Marshall of the Eastern Dis
triet (well !mout) in It arrishtirg) all, GO_
OFFIC. HOLDB.I6;, - in
-the-GO NS P "
. • .. ..
Intaigenec from other .parti;.leavepo '
doubt of the saw 'plot.having"been-cariied•l
out in_ollwrpki.e.s-and-thatll-10-U-SWIN-DS . --.
and we- mit.tht*y TENS OF THOUS- .
pollpd - by them....- , .. .•
.. . • . . -
We are' informed from--a sonreeentitled
to -the fullest credit, ihat'in Berks and some:
of the other counties, -not only the votes of
persons Who jratt no right to vote, were ta 7
ken,:but thathundreds,of.,personS t froni the
adjoining counties Went into4erks •on the
previous . - day, - - other
fact we-believe• can. be establislied•by • the
,• -
most ample testimony, •
In Berks county - -where" there . are under
0000 taiableihhabitants, including female's,.
&e., the - re - Were abo - ut
. 10,400„Vtites'igfed
-oh Ttiesday lasi! abmit:2,ooo More than.
were polled in l8:35, when Muldenberg,
'Wolf and
run, and the greatest
efforts were made by.:all parties. This
fact can not leave ajdoubt, in the mind 'of
any Man that there were more than ONE
BERKS cOVNTy—and that all the bets
made by- / the friends. Of _Gov, - Ritner would
haye . been "fairly . and honorably won,:bad
the / eleetion been conducted accorzlinai- to
t' •
We are also apprized that :a very large
.pxopordonLuLthc Judges-of the election in
Berks county, ,were interested in the result,
by bets that they had at gtake, •whicktotal
ly disqualified them to act in that capacity;
—that travellers, crews of boats, beggars,
and persons of every description were al
lowed to voteand that votes were actual
ly/taken from such persons and put into
As these facts; 'e believe; can all be pro
•Ved, and there can he no doubt of the ma-1
lotity in that eduntY having been'obtained try
and VIOLATION OF LAW, we. would
warn_those Nv,ho ha . ve bets pending upon it
riot to giVe-them up untila thorough inves
tigation has been made—and . Vie would
commend the ,. sainet — cluitiOn totiw im
haire bet upon the general-result:
amount of money that.has! b,
- was one .of thegreat indueements-- , and the
friends of fait dealing should guard- against
r - js.We -have also learnt from :York .
county that several hundred men, brought
from New' York to work upon the"Susque
lanha canal, not three days - previous to :the
election-, were taken to the polls'and allowed
to vote..
We . tru,st that there- will - he• a nioR
in this'State, •and - - hope that
,none holding,
bets •will be allowed to 'give' them up until
it takes place, and.'jt is, established as hav
ing been' „honorably' 'lt to
this effect should be given to the stake-
Prom-thejblipd4tatea, Gazette.
• Yesterday was the return day for the - late 4
elwtion. The Place 'of - making these re'
turns is the Hall of Independence.. After .
the returns of the city election were -made.
out, it was perceived, that there was on the
part of the Loco Fdeos a determination to
perform some actin violation of the rule
of right; and on receiving the returns fr'
The_ :various -districts,- e En- .
sOLLAtiman .who was the Loco F - 5 . c0 can
didate for Congress, appeared i the room,
armed with. books, papers and- 'notbs, to
protest against the returns of , the, district
of the 'Northern. Liberties.... As far as we
could - learn:„ the objections were founded
on the following 'circumstances:—The in
spectors (or officer's) of the sixthr,,and sev
en,thlvardsVa - d LOST their. tally books,
and some objection was made to some trivial
act during the eleetion Mend for_ these.
laclies'or misdeeds, of the Loco Focb-Offth ors.
-in Their own wards, Mr. Ingersoll lad - the.
impudertcoo demand, the - rejection of :the
whole seven wards - of the Northern Liber
ties, because of: the . ktutorts or frauds ;`dud,
'monstrous as was the proposition, there.
Were.foUnd amOng.the return j i udgesrt ina
jority, to agree to it= r -absolutel t y 'to - tlirdtii
out the -whole vote of . the N ibeir
ties, heea"upelat errors or audit in on r
rico: wards,.the very.wards that were under
the direction of the Loco Fowl, themselves;
as if . they would: trot, destroy a box or do
other -acts equally wrong, to destroy. the
whole vote-of the district, containing - a Fade
majority against their :own party. Pur
suing this course, the • diree Loco' Foco •
return judges - sigii a certificate that:Charles -
J. Ingersoll is• elected to• Congress• in the
third districWand :three.-Whig judges; de••• ••
tiding against- the: fraudulent proceedings - • -
that deprived, the whole Northern , Liber
ties of
: their votes, gave to CHARLES NAT.' •
`Lon certificateof his election.
The!. monstrous deciiion which cutoff.
the:Northern Liberties, of course cut off all—
ihoPes of returning- the Whig: candidates for
ilte_SMiate antLthoJlQuse of -11cpresenta....•
'Lives at Harrrisburg ; and aceoitlingly, ten .
Of the return judges gave tolhe Loco Foco
candidates a cortifiCate of a eetion,.andseven . •
-signed-a---protest-:against the = proceedings n -L-•
that -are a disgrace to human nature. •:
That the whole proceedings, from be
ginning to end,' are -part of a-conspiracy to
defraud the pleople of their rights,,to cheat
a. district containing 5000. voters out df
•ita 'votes, • there can scarcely be. a doubt; ,•
and .that there can be as little doubt that had '
two. of .the Loco Foco judges evinced a
disposition to do right, • there would have
beenviolence and bloodshed., is•fo us
dent front all the proceedings. For ex-'_
ample, in yetc - i'day morninesiyetinsybia
nian, there appeared "the ng followi notice i • •
• " The Democrats of-the city and county
-front of-Ahe,State• 'House; •-Chestniit street,
moraing . , at nineio'clack, to hear the .
report_Of the-TetUrn judges,'arid - tozsee Oar
they are not defrauded out , of their votes; •
after they, have. been placed -in the ballot
. AncLan editorial notice referretto the
-call-ivitlrparticular — point -- '!'hem call—was
responded to, and the State,flonso,
j sieged, With ibeLbOdy. guard' Of the .f.o'co
rose. ndinfoo_the-call-and-sustai
Ingersoll . anahislin•judgei.
F .' After Mr. Ingersoll had Made his 'appear
anee, and commenced his,. impertinence in ,
lire hall, Alr...NA'ylor was sent for—and the
o'vel sight was .-,presented- of two candi- -
( es "pleadingbefore the return judges.
t is not our. intention rtme-to,coinment
upon .the 'proceedings' above noted; - nor to
designate - with- becoming- epithets the con.
duct-of the majority of •judges,. - .- - The pea -,
pie are indignant—but whether they will
quietly the_slotraction and probable
iiijusticc of. :Legslaturc and Congress,.
we pretend %-not toTithow: - We hdpe and
trust that they will show theinselves respect-.
Crs of the_ law—hitt
,never have tlrey been
so grosslyoittraged• — . .
.thifs.loEß HILL TO tinDnsTriorEn! - Tlid ..
-Bosron Journal :says:—`‘The grading or.
Blinder Hill, or
. more properly„ . Breed's
Hill; has commenced. We visited it yes
terday and found the pickaxe and spade
briskly employed. mWe learn that it is the
intention-oftlie-propriators-ofthe r .thelots'to
re:duce the about eight feet; and - of course the'
old redoubt will be destroyed, and all ,the
surface remoVed'excePtiug a few. hundred
.square feet around • the Monument.' We
Icara_that much.
this preceeding; and we hope. it
,is not even'
yet too laic to stop the desecrating work'
ncl• save the battle ground. There is not
a place on Earth, net. Thermyphe, nor .the
Capitoline Hill of Rome; so worthy-of im. , l
mortal honor, or wtionee, have sprung re
sults of such momentuous importance to the
human race. •
"The Carlisle Female)Seinik
In the County of Cunaberiand; h'enn'a.
Through the libef‘ality of the Legislature of the
State, the Trustees of .this Institution have been' end-.
bled to establish it upon a substantial and liberal foum.
. The seminary is arranged 'under three distinct
departments. •
The first i • embracing instruction in ancient and
modern languages, and the fine arts, •• , .
Twb other departments = embracing a liberal cotirso '
'of .English education. ' . - • . ..
J.- Seim , -Presidebt of the -. Board ofTiMstees, is
es 070). principal of_ the seminary. ,_ . .' - •
The two departments, last referred tootre now or.
•ganized.nfid in complete •operatiom--one mader_the
mumagement-of-Miss-Pum=a PAINS--the other, of
Miss Snit'Att CimatiF,tt • •
The other department will lm put into operation as • .
Sr/MAO suitable Teachers can. he protured. ' --, ----
•At present, arrangements are - made; and the plan is
in operation -- ; for teaching Beading, Writing, Arithme
tic, Geography'; Grammar Rhetoric,-History, Chro- „-
twisty, Chemistry, Naturtil, Mental And Moral Phi.,
losuph, Astronomy, Drawing., Painting; and-the •
Latin, 'reach, Italian and Spanish Languages. •
Applications are -solicited for instructors, 'maim.. '
.laxly. 11l thpyrench• Language and Music.: _ • -
For the receptien of , pupils..into..the_different. dpi_______
partntcnts, arrangements may be made with the heads
of the departments respectiibly, withbut the interpo
sition of .the Principal or Board of Trustees. •
Suitable arrangements are made for Boarding and .
Lodging - young ladies from abroad 'with the Teachers,-
in' he two departments now organized,
.., By order of the Board,
Cl,f.(*er - 18, 1598
• October , r 181 - 1838., •
irtllia.goard of Directors of this Instituti o n, harts
It this day declared a divieend of, 3 pE E .
C NI , . for the last six months, payable to the
Stockholders and weekly depositors, on or after. the
10th October instant. By order of the:969rd.
'JOHN.T. .3IYERS, Triairurfer,..
October 5, 18.58. • - •
testamentary On Alm last will of J.
DAM BRANDT, late of Monroe township,
timberland eounty;.deeensed; havirq issued to the
subscriber, residing in Allen township, all . persons
indebted to said estate will .make payment
(deb- to the.subseriber, and th6se having claims will
present them for •sktlement. •
• ' 'Executor.
October 5, 1855,
ASSI °TICE' is hereby. given,
.that. the account of ' ,
Glii EE `ACCOUNT.: ~
lYiemas CraArkad, Esq. Assignee of JOHN * *
.. 1 1 .
.0 ca4NDLISII, has been , presennd cm. ted' to
.f the Cote
-r Cumberla - - r
. 'Committee.