Carlisle herald. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1845-1881, August 08, 1855, Image 1

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Oeneraftt, Local anformation.
VICO President—(do facto!, D. It. ATCIII..SON.
Secretary of ;state—Wm. b. :11Ancr.
Soeretary oflnterior—ltonnir McCi.ra.t.AND.
Score t ary , nf Treasury—JAMES liCTIIaIE.
:Secretary of 1% ar---slerrtitsoN DAVIS..
Secretary of Navy—J.l.s. C.
l'ost 31aster lieneral—JAMES
Attorney tioneral—oool.ll I:rsoiNo.
Chief Justice of United :talcs—li. 11. TANEY
,serretary of state—ANonEw C. CURTIN.
surveyor thmeral—J. IIitAuLEY.
Auditor lieneral—E. BANKS.
Trea4urer—Eu SurEu.
Judges of the Supreme Court—E. LEWIS, J. S. BLACK,
W. 13. LowilJE, U. W. Woommtn, J. C. KNOX.
03 1 :72 SITS Orr/VERS.
Pr:?sidtmt Judge—lion. J.tvcs 11. CII.IIIAM.
Associato .1 ud4eN-11.uu. John Rupp, I....zu_nuel. Wood
thstrlet Attorney—Wm. J. Shearer.
hueorder, .ti.c.i(e-John 31. Gregg.
Thkftster—Whliato Lytle.
111.0 Simla—Joseph MeDermond; Deputy, James
County Treasurer—N. W. Woods.
UJl , lllol . —anti:ph - C. Timm psin
Cut. Ity 301), .1 am es _1 rmstron g.
(icortio 31. Uralt:uu. Clerk to CommisNiolioni, ‘1 hull
throct..)rs oC the four—(3eorge Shetiler, George Brin
tllo, .lo h n C. i n. u t elide:it of Poor lloum,---
Joseph 1,11 etch.
arto UGZI orripnas,
Assistant iinrgess—zinwel
Town Counell--1!. C. 11"”odward, (President) Henry
Myers, John 1. utahnll, Peter :11,111).er, F. tlardner, 11. A.
Sturgeon, Mirhacl Shafer, Jelin Thomrson, David
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Clem. L . , Connell-11'iIllont 110n:el.
Constables—Joseph Stewart high Oonstable; Robert
McCartney, NVartl Constable.
First Presbyterian Church, northwest .-inglo of Centro
Square. hey. w Ali P. NN uu, Pa:4.'1 1 . - I,l l r VICVS every
Sunday tnoruing at 11 o'clock, A. M., and i j j o'clock,
P. M. --
Second Presbyte. lan Chtlech, corner of South Hanover
1111,1. Conai•ot Stl acts. i:vl. Mr. l'antor. Sur%
corn mance at 1-1 o'cloek, A. M.. and 7 o'clock, I'. M.
:IL Johns Chur,•ll, k Prot. Epi.:mpal) 11111 theist ale.:le of
Centre :Square. bc v..l toot; It. Mea,s, _hector. t7cr,ick,
at 11 o'clock, AM., and .1 of clerk. I'. M.
Jundigh Lutheran Court-11,110,1111rd hetwoon Main and
L:utu'r treas. llev. .1 P.vb Ir. 1. 11 ,11111, 1 ,
at 11 o'clock, A. M., :lob 1s I eloelt, P. M.t
tier:llan t hu:en. I... Littler, between Ilaw , vcr
awl Pitt streets. Rev. A. 11. IN l'llllll.ol l . t 7.../ llt t••
at, 1(1 31...it0i nt ~ 31,
I;.ch arch, tttrst (harp.) corner or Main 3,,,1
Pitt streets. Lee. 1.. M. l', Pastor. iSerll..., at
It o . dtWk, A. 31., awl o'cick. I'. M.
•Nlethislist E. thur..ll, ksocolol Charge) Ilex. .1. I.
joyss, Pastor. Service., In College l'itapel, at 11 o'clL
A• M., awl o'clock, P. M.
Roman Cativ , lio Ch ulrh, Pomfret. near Ea , t stroet.—
Eev..3Anss Sno'''re , Past Or. r3ers ices VII the laid run
day of each unaith.
Ito:man Lutheran C.rtler Of 1 . 111111.14
n4111)111 streets. Rev.]. Pastor. ser% ice :,t
10!,.. - Li A.
4:_ell'heit changes Iti the above Jiro necessary the pro
par persons are requested to notify us.
Rev. Charlos Collins, President and Profossor of Moral
Rev. Ilerman I. .lolinson, Professor of l'ldlnsophy.
and Eng!IAI Litoratin.e.
James I.V. of Anelont Langitares.
Itue. Otim 11. Tlll.iiiy, ,r Mathemat
'William C. %Vilson, Lecturer on Natural 6vionee and
Curator 01 the Museum.
Aloxand l'rof.thsur of it Lrew and .Modern
Binljainin Arbogast, Tutor in Languages.
Saniu , 3l U. 1111110 n, Principal of the Grammar 901.4.
William A: Sithely, the Uranium!: School
C.MISLE BANE.—President, 111ehard Parker;
Cashier, Wm. :11. lteetem; Clerks, Henry A. Sturgeon,
Joseph O. Itelter. Lirertors, Richard Parker, !henry Sax
ton, John S. Sterrett, John Zug, Henry Logan, Hobert
Moore, Samuel Wherry, John Sanderson, Hugh St natl. •
thlAtimulANo VALtalv RAIL ComvANY.—President,
Frederick Watts; Secretary and Treasurer, Fal ward M.
Biddle; Suprintnndant, A. P. Smith. Fasseilger trains
twice a day llaAtward, leaving Carlisle at 7.18 o'clock,
attd 6.18e.'c1 , ,ck, P. :d. Two trains every day Wei.t
ward, leaving Carlisle at 0 o'clock, A. Al. alld P. 31.
erick Watts; t:ticorotary, Loinucl Todd ; Treasurer, Win.
Beetont; Directors, F. Watts, Richard Parker, lothitiel
odd, Win. M. Beetein, Edward M. iliddlo, Lr. \V. V.
.tic,Frankiln liarduor, Ileury
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ed has always on hand a largo storh of superior l'al,filet
Witro, In all the differmit styles, which he Is prepared to
Nell at the lowest le invites atyrifiltin particu
larly to PATCYT SPIIINO BOTTOM 111:11:411:AO, most
useful article. which ontirely obviates all objertions.—
'the bottom ran la, attached to old lhalsteads. They have
given entire satisfaction to all Who have them In use,
gar COIWINS "made to order at the shorteNt not im
11.1'1 4 ; t., • R.-I!ersons tvantin! ,
will find an oAcusivo stork
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I FIERAiii) AND EXP.OS,7',,aa
For tho Herald.
Mr. EDITOR:—This is an interesting ques
tion -and one which I know is seriously exer-
Heising the minds of many of the old and faith
ful whips of the county, who have not accom
panied their former brethren into the ranks
• of a new organization.' Another annual Elec
tion is at hand.
,What shall the Whigs do?—
how - shall they most wisely act in view of the
present condition of things and the position of
other parties? _I see in the last Herald a call
for a Nominating Convention, and in your
brief allusion to it you state that although the
whips have but a slender chance of electing
their ticket they nevertheless have-a most im
portant and influential Hart to play in the.
canvass." This is undoubtedly true. They
not only have an influential part to play, but I
may safely add they have actually the power
to control and determine the result. They cm
not elect a ticket of themselves, but - they can
give success to either the American or Demo•
cratic ticket, and hence hark , a controlling in
Such is the state of parties nail with the
balance of power thus in their hands it c
hores the whips to consider well their action.
That action I,mny say in the first place, should
not be of a factions character but such ns will
conduce to the good of the country awl to the
advancement of sound principles. It seems to
me then that there are three different courses
open to the whips. They may effect a coalition
with 'the Americans by adopting the American
ticket—they may make a fusion with the
Dethocrats, an arrangement to which the latter
I tun told are not at all indisposed—or they
' may maintain a strictly independent organiza
tion, by nominating owl adhering to a ticket
of their own, regardless of what number of
votes it may receive. In writing upon this
subject I shall merely express my own views,
and presume your columns will be open to the
views of others who cheese to think and act
As to a fusion with the Democrats I for one
am utterly and
- invincibly opposed to it, How
ever odious the secret organization of the
Americans and however strongly I may desire
to see it broken up. it would be a sorry tri
umph', incleco!;4to-effect such a result through
victorious locor,moism. Timm may have been
Whigs who a few months since could' have
consented to form nn alliance with the denio•
oats in order to annihilate the "dark lantern
order," hut such I am sure would scorn to do
so since the democratic State Convention of
the 4th of July, when the democracy so much
more basely than ever before bowed its knee
to the dark spirit of slavery, when it coolly
winked at the outrages in Kanzas, pail Wittll
with the most shameless meanness it allowed
n gallant Pennsylvanian in the person of Gov.
Reeder, to be come the victim of cold-blolded
political assassination, without uttering one
word of rebuke while noble old Pennsylvania
was thus basely stricken down, her rights
raged and her pride insulted! Shall whips
fOrin an nllinnee with such a pusillanimous
and self degraded party, and aid them in sus
taining the e,rrupt an , ' traimrous administra
tion of Franklin Pierce': Never! No man with
the genuine spirit of a Whig of the olden time
can aim: il , kl , e himself.
Whether the Whigs and Americans shall
unite in the support of the same ticket, ninst
greatly depend upon the course pursued by
the Americans in making their nominations.
It' they are determined to continue their ex
elnsiv'e system—to lock themselves lap in their
midnight conclaves, while they secretly con•
cpet their plans rind nominations—a proper
feeling of self respect may also prompt Whigs,
whose co-operation is not sought in council, to
be equally indifferent when in the hour of
trial, their co-operation would be the pres,ti; , e
of victory. The Whigs
,in my opinion might
consistently unite with the Americans—especi
ally since the latter have set themselves right
upon the Missouri Compromise question by
their action at the Reading Convention—if
the American party would at once abandon
their secret organization,- and take ground
freely and openly with all who sympathize
with their leading principles and objects. In
connexion with the American party hundreds
of democrats have now taken a bull and de
cided stand against the Pierce Admidistration,
which most of them aided to bring into power.
But disgusted with its truckling subserviency
to foreign influence and slavery propagandism,
they have indignantly renounced-its doctrines
and nobly broke loose from its degrading
thraldom by uniting themselves with the
American organization. There is now but ono
thing in the way of a union between the
Whigs and the Americans, and that can be
removed at once by the will of the latter. It
is the odious secret organization. The objec•
tion of the Whigs is not the principles of the
American party in the abstract, but to the
secret meetings and the alleged arbitrary do
minion of the majority over the minority.
Freedom of' thought and freedom of•• action
are the life of republicanism; the opposite is
deipotism.' Hundreds of Whigs have gone
into this organization and ore now acting with
it. I impugn not their motives- 7 -4 question
not their patriotism. I only say for myself
and other Whigs who aro still outside of its
Pule, that our objections to joining-the organi
zation are insuperable. And it' the obligation
'qf secrecy is to be obstinately and pertinaci:
ously adhered to, and the 'Whigs thus debarred
from political go operation, be it so.. 1 can
a pint for . 11)t Currie.
only express my regret at the blintlness and
folly which thus recklessly adheres to a false
policy at the hazard of political ruin. For it
is evident on all sides that the pOlicy of secrecy
has fully renched the climax of its potency,—
that it canno longer be of practical advantage
to the party which has:ndopted it, hut that on
the contrary its increasing odiousness is rapid
ly diminishing the power of the American
party. The mysterious "Sam" goes not for
ward now, as a year ago, "conquering and to
conquer." His invisible wand has more than
once failed to vindicate its potency in recent
contests,' and the battling democracy seems to
be infused with fresh courage. Can the
American party see these results and not take
warning? Shall an obstinate persistence in
their exclusive policy he allowed to precipitate
defeat, and defeat be followed by annihilation?
The great Presidential contest is approaching.
It is the favorable period to unite the allied
forces for the grand assault, or the political
Sebastopol may gain new strength and after
divided and discordant assailants have vainly
wasted their fire, may rear its hateful towers
in prouder triumph.
Mr. Editor, I have written, as one Whig, to
indicate what I think is the probable spirit
and feeling of a majority of the Whigsr" — To
concentrate the elements of opposition which
new exist against the Pierce administration I
think an all important object. Will the Ameri
cans continue to pursue a course which must
not only defeat that object but eventuate in
their own ruin? I trust not in the spirit of
Carlis.le, Aug., 1855
*Certainly; we invite a full and free difi
pussion of the subject.—Ed. Herald
PERRY' WAIIM SPRINus,-7,1 correspondent
of the Wrightsville Star to to is now rusticating
nt the Warm Springs in Perry county, and ev
idently in a high state of enjoyment with the
attrrctions of the place, writes as follows •
The Springs are situated
.about ~5 miles
West of Innicannon Iron Works; and rersons
taking the Morning train from Philadelphia or
Baltimore, Or any intermediate pOints to I)un
cannon, about 1] miles North West of Harris
burg, on the Central Ilailroad.'and there tak
ing a coach which is always in readiness, will
teach the Springs about live o'clock. The
budding a large and roomy structure, well and
conveniently furnished, stands upon the North
back of Sherman Creek,-•abcantiful sheet of •
water, over whose bosom you may glide 'in
in ['leisure boats, or try your piscatorial skill
in seducing the finny species frcim its depths,
has every requisite.for comfort. The baths
embrace warm or cod tub, shower and plunrre,
one of which latter your humble servant nitricr
unexpectedly partook, flitting, in the creek
whilst "paddling his own canoe," to the no
small amusement of some laughter loving,
mad cap 'belles,' for whoa p especial benefit
and enjoyment I had risked the plunge. The
Springs in close proximity to the howie,
and are large and excellent, possessing medi
cinal qualities.
blia:.`diately before DS, towering highithove,
is Nlutintiiin, whose hci hts invite ti
tool` it these briget inurninp, an exercise,
thutiph orditutO, yet not the loss exhilarating
find heitlihy, besides the view of the sulrurol
ine; eutintry troin the sunituit, which is pictur
esque in (hi ex.treine, will well repay fur the
Of amosem-ntsthere is no lack', if you are
disposed to partake of and in them. In the
C , IIII (It the in ,, rning, IL tramp up the mountain
side, a visit to the bowling saloon—a drive on
one of the many summer roads, or a ramble
on the hunks of the "Sherumn," rod in harm,
in quest of a "bite." Again in the heat of
the day,—what so plesaflf: as a visit to the
...Island," a delightful cool spot, covered with
shade trees. A summer house and swing
serve tolnake it still more attractive. In the
evening the creek invites a "row," upon its
placid bosom, or a stroll upon its moss cov
ered banks until the dews of night begin to
fall when you are reellled to the house by the
music of Panel, which tel's you the hop
has commenced—when it' you "trip the light
fantastic," you adjourn to Ibe dancing Hakl—
(a large and airy room on the first-Boor, taste
fully fitted up for the purr ase,)and glide in the
merry mazes, until sleep woos you to your
chamber and her embraces.
Persons visitin the Springs will find in M&.
Etter all that can be desired in a host, one
who IMows how to attend equally to the wants
and well being of the inner man, as to the
comfort and convenience of the outer.
OurnoN, having voted at the recent election
in favor of forming a State constitution - , find
applyjng o for admission to the . Uniot, the
questiun•hos been started there as to whether
the Co[istitution shall tolerate or prohibit
slavery. A correspondent of the New York
Tribune, writing front the territory, says that
there are large numbers or settlers from Mis
souri and other slaveholding States, who are
very desirous of having slaves. In view of
this question, an Anti-Slavery Convention was
to bo hold at a town called Albany, on thu 27th
of Juno.
eenstintcd in travelling between these int
pertat points, is ,now reduced, to .thirty-one
hours, n i shortenitig of five hours harping been
effected on the route between Philadelphia runt
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A court house in Taylor county, .Virginia
was truck by lightning on the 23d ult., while
(ie court was in session. One man was kill
ecand several others severely injured. Many
of'the free State emigrants are said to be
leaving Kansas, being discouraged in conse
quence of the outrages of the Mis'rourinns,
and the refusal of government protection.—
The steamers Kentucky lime and Telegraph
No. 3 camain colision on the Ohio river, on
Monday night, and the former sunk almost
immediately in twenty feet water, drowning
four of the crew. The lion. Mr. Wheeler's
female slave is in New York, and says she
was carried off at her own request. Yellow
fever continues its ravages at Gosport. Yes
terday 20 cases and 4 deaths occurred. In
Portsmouth, 08 cases and 26 deaths.
Advices from the Rio Grande say that the
revolution was progressing. General WoIL
had fallen bock upon Mat:morns, designing
to mnke a stand there, and two bodies of rev
olutionists were following. The steamship
Asia arrived at Boston yesterday noon. H er
mails will reach here to-day. The Turkish
loan bill passed the British House of Com
mons by only three majority. The steamship
lVashit4ton arrived nt New York yesterday
with Liverpool papers of the 17th. Her news
will be found in our columns to day. Last
week there were 275 deaths in New Orleans
no less than 173 being from yellow fever,
which is now said to be epidemic. Two men
were arrested in Heading yesterday afternoon
for passing counterfeit $lO notes on the Bank
of Montgomery county. Va.
On Wednesday night, a man, named George
Debar, called at the house of a German, nam
ed John Mucha, at a place called the Bcn,l,
in Washington county, Wisconsin, and mur
dered him, his wife and hired boy. Ile then
robbeq the Louse, fired it, and fled, but was
arrested and narrowly escaped lynching. The
yellow fever still rages at Norfollt, Portsmouth
and Gospert. A t.Nerfolk,,„therq Valitl,o • '
eases' and 6 idenths ; tit Portsmouth and °)
port nearly 100 cases and 41 . deaths. Yes
terday morning, just before eight o'clock, the
drying bouSe of Garesehe's powder mills, at
Eden Park, near Wilmington, Del.. coutain•
in about one and a half tons of powder, „ex.
ploded with a terrible report, blowing the
.building to atoms and killing three French
men and a boy. The explosion of the drying
house caused also the explosion immediately
after of a powder mill about three hundred
yards distant, containing about 1400 lbs of
powder. The report of the two was terrific.
By the second explosion the mill was utterly
demolisher], one man killed and four danger
,hounded. Mr. Gare.t.che thinks that
the original explosion was caused by one of
the Frenchmen who was addicted to smoking
a pipe. President Pierce has appointed Thos.
A. liendrielis. of Indiana, to lie Commissioner
of the General Land office; Josiah Minot, of
New Hampshire, to be Commissioner of Pen
sions, and Murray McConnell, of Illinois, to
be Fifth Auditor of the Treasury. A tire in
Baltimore on Thursday morning destrojed
the wholesale drug and paint warehouse of
Messrs. Popplein k Thomson, No. 181 ° Balti
more street, together with most orits etintems.
After the fire about 210 barrels - of lard oil,
and 700. bas of salt petre were taken from
the cellar. The loss of the firm is $50,:t00,
fully covered by insurance. Th . etirst returns
from the Southern electioas indicate that the
Americans and Whigs have carried Tennessee
but lost North Carolina.
NEWSPAPERS. Judge Longstreet, whose
views on any subject are sensible, practical'
and worth treasolJog up, thus sets the
value of a newspaper:
'Small is the sum that is required to pat
ronize a newspaper ; and most amply remu
nerated is the patron. I care not how hum
ble and unpretending the gazette he takes, it
is impossible to fill a sheet fifty-two titnes
year without putting into it something that is
worth the subscription pried. Every patent
whose son is off from home should furnish him
with a paper. I well remember what a differ
ence there was between those of my school
mates who had and those who had not access
to newspapers. Other things being equal, the '
first were always decidedly superior to the
last in debate and composition at least. The
reason is plain : they had command of more
facts. Youths Will peruse newspapers with
delight when they will read nothing, else."
ville (Texas) Item, of the 14th instant, says:
We see that Dr. Steiner, who killett_Col. Ar
nold sometime last year, bag been — rtViplitted
by, the district court of Hill codnty, and a
troop of soldiers, who were in attendance to
arrest Wm on leaving the court, were prevent
ed from carrying Out their orders by it party
of men who carried the prisoner off to a place
of safety.
r, SAturday 10,000 bushels of corn
tloliversble hi September, were' sold in New .
York at 8S eents'per bushel:
FRIDAY, August 3 .
SATURDAY, August 4
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Another Preparation for the Assault at
ItutrAx, August. —The steamer Asia ar
rived here last night with Liverpool dates to
Saturday, the 21st ult., one week later than
previous advices.,
There is nothing decisive, as yet, from thb
sent of war.
NO. 49.
Roebuck's motion for a vote of censure,
made in the House of Commons, has been re
jected by a vote of 190; consequently the
Palmerston ministry still exists It vas
rumored that Sir William Molesworth will
succeed Lord John Rissell as Colonial Sere
, There is nothing from the seat of war except
that formidable preparations were in progress
before Sebastopol for an assault on the Mala
koff. Two or three small sorties had been
made, but each were repulsed by the allies..
Three successive sorties were made by the
Russians on the French works on the night of
15th. the assailants coming from the Malakoff
tower. Each assault was repulsed by the
French without material loss.
Another sortie was made upon the EngHAI
on the night of the lith, which was also re
On the 18th another sortlo was made upon
the batteries at Careening Bay, which was
vigorously repulsed.
The Russian ships were beginning to suffer
from the French batteries at Quarantine Bay.
The report that Prince Gortsehakoff has re
ceived reinfrrcenients is fully confirmed,
Another Black Sea expedition is being fitted
out by the allies, supposed for Odessa or for
the relief of the Turks, who are hard pressed
at Anatolia.
The Russian any bad invested Kars Kutai,
and were hard pressing the 'Turks in Batoum.
The Russians were bringing up the siege guns,
:ma the situation of the Turkish force was
cmisidered critical, as the Russians held all
the roads to Eurzcronin.
Austria has addressed a circular to the Ger
manic Diet strongly favoring peace, and
threatening to hold the principalities while
hostilities continue, and asking the Germanic
confederation to maintain their present atti
tude. The Diet, replied that the circumstances
existing do not call fur fresh measures, and it
does not contemplate extending its obligations
or engagements:
Don Escainnte has been appointed minister
to Washington. The rupture between Rome•
and Spain is now complete in consequence of
the church property bill. The Papal charge
has demanded his passport. The Black War
rior disputa has been definitely settled by the
amount of 1,000,000 reals.
Dissensions are still reported between the
apar„flitd 1-39:10Autitie. Prince of Prq~sia
aliotit"iiiitimt 'St: 'PeteiStitttg — tir, ttet; as IS
supposed, as a mediator,
The Rusian official journal complains that
on the 3 , 1 of July six Luglish boats, under the
protection a a flag of truce, entered the har
bor of Kantna and plundered the shipping
until driven off by fire from the :Atom.
Even admitting that a large'portion of the
wheat crop has been subjected to the late
heavy rains, and sprouted in consequence, it
by means ws that the farmer is 'ruined'
and a 'fr re' inevitable in consequence. An
able a ..ele in the New York Tribune—n paper
ash' t is always tlmronglily posted up in alt
important facts—completely knocks the wind
out or these 'sprouting.' pauic-makers. The
writer shows that w: ,en wheat is sprouted a
good winnowing machine Will remove most of
the injured kernels whiCh make excellent feed
for animals. If there be a predominance of
sprouted grains in the grist that goes to mill,
it is riot spoiled IT food; it is only spoiled for
light bread. The dough, instead of rising by
too ordinary process. has a tendency to spread
outetrol form a sticking mass that will not be
kneaded into loaves. It makes good unleaven
ed bread . , and is quite nritritious, with a sweet
ish taste. By many per Sons bread made of
sprouted wheat is preferred, but in market the
least appearance of grown kernels will injure
the sale. Some millers even contend that one
per cent of such kernels will injure the quality
of the whole. It is therefore important to the
farmer that he should be very careful to keep
the sprouted sheaves separate from the sound,
and should also separate the sound from the
unsound grain in winnowing, as far as possible.
got up in Western New York about the ruin
said to have done to the wheat, has subsided.
The damage, it is said, was greatly exag
gerated. From Wisconsin, a letter dated at
Ottowa, July 26, sny.s , "There aro excellent
crops in Wisconsin of every description, nud
the harvest is now general. Corn and pota
toes also promise well." The ndvices from
Tennessee and Georgia are that a large corn
harvest is rendered certain. The wheat crop
in those States, is also large. The Southern
wheat crop has been well gathered, and the
grain is arriving in market. It is said that
the peach crop in New Jersey and Delaware
will be_the largest ever known.
Plums or PROVISIONS.-A heavy provision
denier of New York, just icturne:l ;•ion, on
extensive blt•iness tour in the West, says
th:re are “no two ways about it; prices have
got to. come 'down; not only flour, but pro ,
viz:ions of all - kinds, will soon be lower than
they lin,ve been for toi-eral years.''
IVAsittsci . ox, Aug. t;--Hon. Rush Elmore,
associate justice of the Supremo Court of•Knn
sas, has been removed by the President, on
grounis sinlglar to those assigned for Gov.
ltec.ler's .displicemeat. drudge Moore, of
Alabama, has becul►ppoiuted his successor,