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Andrew J. Rh.cy, Editor.
TluimUy, May 1, -.1853.
" Tor Canal Commissioner, :
TJIOMAS II. FOnSYTH,
-of Philadelphia County.
Tor Auditor General,
of Mifilin County.
Tor Surveyor General,
J. PORTER BRAAVLEY,
of Crawford County.
. . Railroad Accidents.
The particulars of an awful railroad accident
on the New Haven railroad, will be f ound in
another part of our paper. The scene was a
most frightful and appalling one, and the details
are calculated to touch the stoutest heart. The
engineer seems to have been greatly in faulty
and the evidence before the inquest, proves that
the signal, a red ball, was down, which the en-
have noticed, and stopped the
train, mese rauroau acciuems are oecuuimg ,
too frequent, and that there is gross careless-
ness on the part of the employees there cannot
be a doubt, a remedy should be applied, and that
icicicirateiy. , me irain was proceeding . ioojb
fast over the bridge, say twenty miles au hour,
rvLeu the speed should not have been more tiiau
fouimiles; had the train been going slow the
accident would have been avoided. But suppose
euch. a precaution should be used, numbers of
grumbling passengers, who are always unpleas
ant travelling companions, aud who are afflicted
with an over quantity of go aheaditivenes,
superabundance of the "progressive spirit of
the age," would be finding fault with "such
tlow running," and would give vent to their ill.
natures by remarking, "well, I never will travel
this slo?7 read again ;" or, "The cars don't run
near so f ist on this ro id a3 on such and such a
road and I will take th.it route when I return,"
or, "I think we might go a little faster " This
is a "fast" age, and everything must be done
quick, as thought; you are supplanted if you
proceed at a reasonable rate in the avvocations
cf life by some fellow who has n little more
eteaui aboard, you must eat and drink in a Lur
ry, travel, live, aud die in a hurry, if you dtsire
to be up to, and the great matter is to be in ad
vance of the age. Liut too much hasttr brings
after it a crush, producing, as in this iustuuee,
au untold amount of human sufferings and utlio
tions. The excitement caused by this terrib.e
accident has not passed away, ere we are eaJicu
upon to record another, happily not so serious
a one, on the New York and Erie Road, caused
by the collision of trains. . The frequency of
these railroad accidents imperatively demand
; he adoption of some measures to better protect
human lite, and it would be well if our Letrisla
are would take prompt action on this subject.
A r ether Projected Plank Road.
A c hatter was obtained from the late Legisla
ture, for a Plank Road Irom Ebensburg to connect
with the Jefferson and Ebensburg Road at or
near the "Half-Way House," built by Mr. Dan
iel T. Jones. This road runs south from Ebens
burg, and its completion would shorten the
distance to Jefferson at least one mile, and would
give us more direct communication with the
railroads. Outside of our borough, something
like four thousand dollars in stock can be obtain
ed, -and as the road will not cost more than
double that amount, we presume the balance
would be subscribed in a short period if proper
efforts were made. The Jefferson Plank Road
is cons:ructcd to the turnpike, H miles west of
town ; we can see no advantage in completing
it, along side of the turnpike, (which can be
made an excellent one) into the borough. Far
better would it be to apply the amount necessary
to complete it. to the construction of part of the
branch road, because by such course the trade
to Jefferson would be largely increased, and the
cruis of the plank road would concentrate all the
the business of the central and western portions
of the county to that point. We do 'think thaj
this branch road would be leneficial to the in
terests of both villages as well as to a large
number of persons south of Ebensburg. who on
account of the steepness of that famous barrier
to transportation, Williams' hill, are, iu a meas
ure, cut off from reaching Jefferson, unless they
cither take half a load or conic here to get a fair
start. The better and more numerous our roads
the more rapid will be the advancement of the
of the agricultural lumber, and other interests
cf our county ; and as we are confident that this
raid would be the means of partly uidinc: that
advancement, increasing population, and the
f icilitties of transportation, we hope it may be
properly undert.aken and successfully and speed-
t-tMessrs. Davis & Lloyd have received the
neatest stock of goods yet brought to this town
There has been a rush of ladies to purchase those
lovely bonnets, and all the "head gear" being
d'sposcd.of, the firm have ordered a new supply.
To take a "bird's eye view" of their choice goods,
makes me feel like taking unto himself a wife,
purchasing some finery and dressing her up, to
sec how nice she looks, just "look in" and see
"the articles, you can't help but purchase.
53The Cambrian states that a lovely and
intelligent lady of Clartharnpton, Mass., has be
came a raving maniac through the influence up
on her mind of the spiritual manifestations. The
epirits i.ave, already, upset the mind of mac of
tie Cambrian, making him a monomaniac on
the subject of corruptiness3, surprising, consid
ering his attachment to the pure and undefded
principles of the Galphln, Gardiner, Barron and
Corwin fraud j. .
fcES-Tbe streets oC Philadelphia are now swep
tie niiit, . ;
igi.We will publish the Sheriff's Sales next
LOCAL AND EDITORIAL ITEMS. j
gy-The Pittsburgh Post nsks, "will any per
son tell us what "Scheidam "Schnapps" are?" j
Yes: Holland Gin, mineral water and puffs. .!
fiiSfMuKDER. That "green-eyed monster,
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the cause of a murder commit
ted on Friday week, near Patchin's Mills", in
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Clearfield county, close to the Cambria . county (
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line. A man named M Ginnis was shot through
the head with a rifle ball, by a man wliose name
we could not learn, and he died instantly. Ilis
body was buried in Carroltown the following
day. We have not learned that the murderer
was pursued or caught.
ttSMr Jamf.s Thomas, of this townshit).
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who was one of the early emigrants to Caufor-.
nia, returned home one day last week. Notj
having seen hini, we are unable to announce his ;
success, but understand he has a sufficiency of
the "precious metals."
gg"Two insane persons, both female, are at
present in our county jail, where they will re
main until the June Court directs their removal
to the State Asylum at Harrisburg. One of
them was brought to town on Friday last, in an
open buggy through a dreuching rain. She wasi
thinly clad., and hud no bonnet upon her head,!
ani iier appearance unnerved the stoutest heart.
She was the picture of misery and wretchedness,
BThe New Yopk Uerald reports that jous
1Iast1XG3 KaqM one of the editors of the Pitts-
Union, has been aonointed Collector of the
Port of Pittsburg. A better man could not have
been selected, and his appointment will be every
ESjiMSss Maria "Maceiian has been appoint
ed Post Mistress at the Summit. We are pleas-
ed to record this appointment, as it was merited!
on her part, for her steadfast adherence to and
advocacy of the principles of our party. She
has talents and ability, and will make a popular
The next term of our Court commences
on Monday, the Cth day of June, and continues
We dined to day on Salad,' Cucumbers!
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C Tl 1 1 Iftwhuhoc nnn f art cron mil nirnd and n n c a I
organ on a magnificent boquet.
rather beat you this time, do they not, friend .
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nine - Lievious 10 yer. eu i
t?nd to his customary duties.
Tue Tckf. The trotting match which took
place on Saturday last, near No. 10, between
Col. Piper's mare, Helen Mar, and Andrews &
B.ur's in me, Kate, was not conducted to the
satisfaction of the parties aud spectators. We
arc informed that the judges, stationed at the
end of the route, had bets made on tho fair lie-
len, and decid d in ber favor, although, iusteud ,
of trutting, she ran half the distance. The track;
w:iVyVvy wet. and the day disajm eable. a !
v., ,w -
number f bettors refuse to "fork over," satis
neU nnu u wno mi inrur mce: "jiriil " fr.7.r V-i.'.Y
mm v UK " Will
we ran learn they are about right.
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CQi-Col. James BrRKsinE, of Beilefonte. has
been appointed (by Gov. Bigleb) - President
Judge of the 25th Judicial Ditrict. composed
of the counties of Centre, Clinton and Clearfield
His father was a Judge of our Supreme Coi.rt.
gtgiJu.Jge Babhett, wLo ira6 apjointid by
Gov. Liigler to fill the vacancy occasioned by the
resignation of Judge Eldred, in the Monroe,
Wayne and Tike District, will not be a candi
date for election in that district next fall.
CQi.Tlic HoUidaysburg StanJurJ siys
the five Irishmen, (whose names we published
ast week) convicted of riot, &c, atNo. 10, were
-entenced by Judge Taylor to five years imp vis -
onment in the Penitentiary. Lytle. of the
Mountain House; has in limbo a young man n. -
used James Garraban, and a negro known as
"Black Bi 11," who have, on vi.ru u& rcifif'i
stolen forks, silver spoons, tcwtls, bi sins. &.
from his house. Tbaigh has been j iimi iii
with a beautiful three-joint trout rod, a nd in
ten-Js using it, we hope to advantage, as toits
he gets over "the throve." When we go trout-
lm. we have, ex necessitate, to be satisfied with ''
i-"tigh, country rod, one, "of the manor born."
.i..t having "troops of friends" to present US
.iih. any better. A horse thief detecting com
,.any is to be formed iu HoUidaysburg, an I
-lu!d be enceuraged. Capt. Robt. Lowry
has leased the Le Clere House, in Davenport,
Iowa, and intends to ru rut in two ' months. .
Muses Horrel aud Cunninj. hnm, two t len
ted i.iid i x .:.Uiitly qualified young ladies, are
elected to take charge of the Johnstown s l:ol.
-A little son of U. J. Jones bad the
finger !' Ii:s left I..;ini i, , rlv tin i,tT r,ti TI.ihr
day last by a hatchet, in tie hin ds of an cher
brother. Dr. llodrigue dre-scd t!ie wounds, and
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w .j. u. r. lien is swuing an Artesian well,
which has reiched 400 feet, on his farm U Ball's !
rii'? recent strike- for higher wag( s ;
..ii-ougli all parts of lhe country, briii" forth the !
Jutting g'.m from the N. V. Tribune:
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i licit is ro oe a sii iKe among llic pug hs'
S-reet b?ggirs also, after the next 4th of Ju.S
Vul refuse anything below a sixpence. Gentle- ;
.1-11 an 1 la.lit! wlio Kt:inil iiiir.i;ile ot ilm ..iic!,. t
s ires whence baboons ascjnd, aud peep through
'he cracks, expect to receive a bhillinir a i-iece
iirtr the Hippodrome is opened. The dead
i'M Is of the theatres expect to receive a compen
sation after the present season, either 'a half
!it-il, or its rquivaleut."
Cyln order to ascertain the height of an ob
ct, peculiar method of measurement is n
se nmoi.g the Isthmus Indians. In measuring
li height of a tree, for instance, a man pro.
1 4-ous iiom us base to a point where, on turning
the back tow-rds it, and putting the head bj
tw ecu the legs, he can just see the top ; at the
?pot where he is able to do this he makes a. mark
on the greund, and thcn.paces the distance to
thr base of tho tree
this distance is equal to
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JfSSf Our young friend, J. C. Noos, Esq., one i charge of the editorial department of the i'sin
of the assistant Engineers of the Allegheny ' Val-!-y""w'"1' .
ley Raiiroad who has been ill at Kit tanning for' The New York Mirror, alluding to the
sivprI wpba i r,w,.i.-n o.,,i ..ki , ! death of Mrs. Fillmore; says : "May the ex-
8,It is pretty generally believe in the ea-
tern and "western cities, that Ebensburg will be
this summer, a place quite as attrautive as Bed"
ford springs, Saratoga or . Newport. It i3 a sen-
sible movement for those who reside in cities to i
come ud here durin the warm months Wins?
ome P e "n ontU8, because;
there never is so great a crowd and consequent j
annoyance as is met with at any of the watering
unices. .. iroui, grime, uinguincent Ecenery, ana
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girls that would make good wives are plenty
EgUBy the 1st of August the Central Rail
road Company expect te have their road com
pleted from the Big Viaduct, in this county, to
the foot of Plane No 4, a distance of 15 miles.
By Is January next there will be through
road, without planes, frc-ra Philadelphia to Pitts-
j2J"The Pittsburgh Union ', s.oys a Greene
county juror in attendance upon the UvS. Dis
trict Court, presented the following bill to Mar
shal Frost !
To G days attendance
To washing shirts -To
To 5 Theatre tickets
To liquor and other refreshments
"The Marshall rather objecting to
bill,' an argument ensued between the parties,
in the course of which our Greene co. friend re
marked that 'he was
as much entitled to the
amount as ine witnesses in me uarainer case at
Washington, who were furnished with "chain-
the more so. as he had drunk nothing
costlier than tald-faced whiskey.' After that,
ie marshal should have forked over.
fiA friend of ours, one of the Conductors
on the Penna. Railroad, made quite a hit the
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Some persons were surmising
why the season was so backward. Oh. savs he
don't you know they have been giving Spring
two trials ?
FROM OUR EXCHANGES.
Col. George R. Garrett, of Clearfield coun -
has been appointed by Governor Bigler,
President, Judge in place of N. B. Eldred, re
-John M. Cooper esq., editor of the Cham-
bersburg VaU;, Spirit has been appointed to an
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iiiuecioinuiu in me vusiniu riouse, i uu.iuvi-
. t . roionn u -:n i.
President hive abundant consolation in the
midst of his sorrow. Franklin Pierce came to
the place of pr.wer accompanied by the angel of
death ; Millard Fillmore goes from that place
with death' angel leading the way. There is a
te!ifMiiti(r nf linmilitTr nnn tho litt.lenea.2 of nirtti- i
ly things in this sable picture."
The N. Y. Hippodrome is said tobecrowd-
ed every evening
Over 11,000 persons were
on Tuesday nislit. and the receipts up to Wed
nesday morning amounted to over $25,000.
Some of the Whig papers of the State
-nent-nn tlifl name of Col. A. G. Ctotis of Cen-
tre countv. in connection with the Whig nomina
; firm fiirCorcrnor.
ih riiMwisn mix was uiumnKni m the
; Leirilatnre of In liana, atthe last session. It is
eqa1 tf tl nro jaw of niino;s:
"Rr Mr. McDonald a bill to compel old bfich-
p1''r, "f thirty rears of nsre to marry, or pay $50
a. Ti"ir inTo in t oiiniy i reasury. in po lor uie
heneflt nf tl, firr ladv who shall sret married
aftr th firt of .'innirv. The bill also applies
fo rr'fto-ver of tive've months' standing."
TVs action of the In liana Icislature is hased.
we fitinnw, on the principle of taxing luxuries.
Tm-is E?der, Sr.. onfe of the; ohlrst citi-
. . . f . r . tw. . f .i
zens ot trirns-inrT. ra., an-i ior tne last a-t
yenrs President of the H-irrishtirg Rant. diel
'ast week. It is statetl that he knew well the
stro'i'ii on w'r'-h ' I irr-'ST'irff stands when it was
a f-irn. 1-ii'l off in fieMs. with but one or two
houses on it. H" was prorninnnt'v fnetrnmen-
1 t il in nronr'Tior the erection of the Hnrrishnrff
r nM"w" rue rears mi 4 nnt then
m',c'1 th HrTe?t hr"is ,n lhe Unite'1 Shtes-
S r4atrtr: TTttmw LrrK. Within f!ie last
i fcT dirs. hS'-ls srera' m'nnr disisters of the
! Sim" 1-iss. w li-tvirMrl'l the loss of 1 2- liveg
i hv tha wreck and b-irnnrr of the steamer Tnde
nea l"nc. on t'ie PaiTi'r Coast : 15 br the col-
j lision on 'h" 0ntnl and Sonthern fMirh'-ran)
' rai'roa 1 : 1y r thn hnn'nrr f the Oean Wave.
on T.aV" Ontirio. and SO hv the New York and
' Vw Haven ra"'road aeidnt. To this mnt be
j a 1 se'ore of persons maimed or disfigured
J for life. '
' Riston man. who bad lately removed
tn h snhnrbnn retreat 5n Norfolk countv, a few
, weks 'n". or-lorerj som" T'iano from Rallimore.
Tn di tim.-; ;t arrived. anl he nsed it last week
in n'antinT an a?re of potatoes. A ra inter or
der 1 somB barrels of ziiTC paint froin Baltimore,
and bv some hocus nociis. t'ie eunno. was sent
to the nainter. aid the paint to the farmer. An
investigation took place, when it was founl that
the amateur city farmer had" manured nn nc.r?
of notatoos w-t.h the naint. and comnlained that
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""""" "i" ' a 'iic;uiiuiij. Lfosionj ran
CrniostTiKs for the New York Exhibition
Th hrx" Ml?n"t which lately rnred at Bos-
ton f--m t. Johis. brought among her cargo
eleven fine f itse-iis. and. what is more singular,
an -co monkey. Ths animal was found in the
Ar.atie rsctons bv Dr. Harvey, a gentleman who
jhas .cen ensaged for some time in hunting for
I sea'". .So far as has been elucidated he lives
enth-ely on the ice, subsisting on fish, and to re
l,ev ' 1,1 m'n1tnV f his quiet life, he socially
! com "lines wttn the many walruses and seals
that occasionally poke ther noses o t of the wa
ter and stru-xsle about. The seals are to be
sen t.o the World's Fair exhibition.
a eininet miKer oi isermuda is tanncat4ng ft
bea-itiful box of mottled cedar and a chandelier
iof t c same aromatic w'od. which he intends' to
fiirward to the
approaching exhibition. .V. 1".
V traveller in South America, speaking
of the hirds or his native land, says it is pleas
ant to notice that, into whatever strange coun
tries 'hey may have wandered during winter.
and whatever stranare tongues they may have
heard, they nevertheless come back xneokini
',rt1rJt! 'l .,e :Tl'hQe...e! plflin
, enongn. vn'i ny ami nv iiip.iinn o linK, saying
; "Boh o'Linco'n." nn l the quail saying "Bob
; White." We have heard of one who always
thouarbt th robin said, "skillet ! pfcillet ! three
less to a skillet j two legs to a skillet!" Acer
tain, facetious doctor savs the robins cry out to
him nsh passes -done the road, "kill'em ! cure
'em! cure 'em! physic! physic! phvsic J" And
th frff in luTze in humorou. sarcajtic ditties.
, in which one hears, "jug o rum: jug o'rum !
; While another respond?. "Paddy got dhroonk,
cot dhroonk, ecnk, nk !"
Washington, May 9.
Gen. Chas. Gratiot, late Brigadier General in
the U. S. Arinj', and head of the corps of Milita
ry Engineers, is appointed to a thousand dollar
clerkship in the Land office.
ueo- i mi., .as a ii. IMseltou of IN.
y Samuel Soll of v Bla:r L-iarle of D. C.
t0' Clerkships in the Third Auditor's office
Schroeder, Charge d' Affairs at Stockholm.
will probably retain his office. He is son-in-law
of Col. Seaton, of the Intelligencer. Thomas M.
Rodney, of Del., Consul at Matanzas, will also
continue there, such being the almost dying re
ouest of Vice President Kins-.
Gov. Trousdale, of Teuu.
expects get the
A. V. Brown, ef Tenn., expects to have a fo
reign mission tendered to him.
Maj. Picket of Tenn., is ardently desirous of
a Chargeship. It is rumored that he told Mar
cy that he supported him for the Presidency in
the Baltimore Convention, and established a
newspaper at an expense of $3,003 to support
It 13 reported that Albert G. Constable, of
Baltimore, recently appointed Solicitor of the
Treasury, in place of Judge Le Grand, who de
clined, has also declined.
Col. Polk is here, too, preparing to meet bis
2 50irale ana nnu that irousdalc has secured the
4 92 j prize.
J Appointments at Norfolk, Va. Samuel T.
; Sawyer, Collector ; George Loyall, Navy Agent ;
C C Robinson, ruaval Officer.
The chargeship nt the Hague has been pro
mised to Isaac V. Vanderpool, of Buff ilo, Mr
Folsoui beiiiif about to bo removed on npi-rmnt
ui ins .-iiive zvuiericanism.
Four more clerks were removed fromth
Third Auditor's office, to-day, viz: Joseph
' K.ershmer, of N. Y., D. N. Burr, of the District
wi vuiumuui; vjeui iie v. i.err, 01 a., ana u
McGee, of Alabama. The recent removals in
this office include several Democrats
The aontract for the extension of the Capitol
and the Patent office, held by Provost, Winter
& Co., which was submitted to the Attorney
General to see if it could be broken, has been
decided to be valid and in due form. anl those
gentlemen have been notified to proceed with
the work. The matter created
The Bo urd of army officers had no difficulty
in coming to a decision in favor of Harrodsbui g's
Spr.ngs, in Kentucky, as the site for the western
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Dr. Graham. The quantity of lands selected is
one hundred acres : the price to be paid, SlOO,
000. Arrival of Urs. Stowa in Glasgow.
The Edinburgh Scotsman, of the Otli, says :
"Mrs. BcechcrStowe and her husband" ar
rived in Edinburgh from Glasgow yesterday
afternoon. For a considerable time previous to
the hour of the trains arrival, the platform o the
railway station was thronged by mauy hundreds
of ladies and geutlemen, waiting nominally tJ
welcome, but actually to look at Mrs. Stowe,
who is without doubt the greatest "lion" of the
Oa the Waverly Bridge, also, a large crowd
As Mrs. Stowe stepped from the railway car
riage a cheer was raised, and the greeting con
tinued as she p issed along the platform leaning
i on the arm of Lord Provost, tjwards his Lord
ship s carriage, which was in attendance, and
into which Frjfessor and Mrs. Stowe, accom
panied by his lordship immediately entered.
The carriage then drove slowly up the sloping
road front the railway, and along the Waverly
Bridge towards l'rince's street, surrounde! by
crowds eager to catch a glimpse of tho world -fa-uiuus
ituurOi ui. uuciB fum t oaoin."
In pursuit of this laudible object it must be
confessed that several persons broke through all
ordinary laws of decency aud politeness" by
hanging to the sides of the carriage. and"g!ower
iug" iu for some minutes as if at the inmates of
a wild beast caravan. By the increased pace ot"
the carriage these encumbering admirers were
gradually shaken off, but throughout its raate
westwards along Priuce's street it was constant
ly attended by successive groups of remaining
Mrs. Stowe was very plainly dressed, aud
seemed both startled and gratified by the ex
treme warmth of her reception. Iu cmnpanv
with Mr. Wigham. whose guests Mr. aud Mrs.
Stowe are, she and her party visited the Castle,
the University, Heri t's H ispital ana the other
points of interest in the city.
In the eveuinz, banquet in honor to Mrs.
Stowe, and in promotion to the Anti Slavery
cause, was held iu the Music Hall. About fif
teen hundred were preseut ; the Lord Provost
(Mayor) in the Chair.
After supper, the "Uncle Tom Pennv offerins"
couuiouiiou, conecieu in smaw sums throughout
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ocouauu, was nauueu 10 .virs. dtowe in tiie shape i
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oi fciuu'jBicriiug, hu a request mat she would
expi ud it in whatever way s-he might consider
best to adv.ance the abo itionist cause. The
casli was presented upon a silver sal ver, a gift
to Mr. Stowe personally, from the Edinburgh
ladies. Professor Stowe read his wifes reply,
aud then addressed the meeting ou his own ac
count in much the same words as previous meet
ings Mrs S. was to visit Dundee on the 22d,
and agaiu to attend meetings at Ediuourgh ou
tho HI aud 26th.
The Home Journal alludes to the removal of
this distinguished man to the city of New York,
in the following just manner :
By the removal of Gen. Scott and his family
to New York, one of the most attractive features
of Washington society will be ad led to our owu.
The mere presence among us of so distinguish
ed a person the Co mm inder-in-Chief of the
Army, the first of living soldiers, a man whose
career is part of our country's history, and
whoso fame is worll widi seem of ftseif to
elevate tiie city toward metropolitan rank.
His residence, the hospitalities of which will bd
so gracefully dispensed, will be the centre of an
extensive and most attractive cire'e. Aud of
necessity. New York will be hereafter ni tre fre
quently visited by military men, wh form ai
ways jv welcome ad litiou 'o the society ef a city,
where a too exclusive devotion to the practical
prevents the development of the ornamental, or
makes it blush for its existence. We are glad
to perceive that the General looks as well and
as young as he did before' he eucountered the
fatigues of a political campaign. His tall form
is unbeut by the weight of three-score years,
and his hair is not yet of that hue which is aid
to render it a "crown of glory." He has been
frequently seen of late in puWic places and pri
vate assemblies, and his presence never fails to
awaken great interest, and to elicit unequivocal
marks of respect and admiration. We trust be
will find his new place of residence agreeable
aud exhilarating, and, for many years, continue
to be tho commanding ornament of its soci
Another Railroad Casualty.
Boston1, Nay 8. The four o'clock train of
yesterday .afternoon, bet ween New Bedford aud
Taunton, met with nn accident when near Taun
ton. By the breaking of an axle the baggage
and passenger cars ran off the track and were
precipitated down an embankment of thirty feet.
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tne cars contamea twenty-nvo passengers, most
of whom received bruises, but fortunately only
two were severely injured, and none killed. ' The
cars were xauch shattered. -.- r. - -
Shocking Railroad A3 3i cleat.
Tlirce 1'assenger Cars Tljrown
Tlirougli a Uraivbrldgc .
FIFIY LIVES LOST.
Nouwalk, Ct., Mny 6. The train of passen
ger cars which left New York this mjrniuT; fr
New Haven, met with
h a. most terrible accident,
-.ua ciiuj oa at fall soil 1.
t th'n !I i jj. Tiii tr
nni tlia dr.iwbri I 'j ba'rn open. t'ie lo3o:utive
and ihri i c irs fjll thro-j ' i. In ths ex2lt:a-nt.
it is ditQsult t a?rti'm the real extent of the
calam-t'". Fifty pars ins ar? lppo'il t-. b3 ei
ther drowual or craUs 1 u deatii.
New Yo-.iz, M iy ' J l. M 'Jj t t iLis hour
forty bodies have been recovered. All the em
ployees of the Company on the train escaped
with only slight bcuises. The train was run
ning at tiie rate of fifteen miles per hour. The!
blame rests, it is said, with the engineer, as the:
usual signals were displayed by the bridge ten-j
However, there are many conflicting statements
, j .
More particulars will be sent shortly.
NottWALK. 4. P. M
beeu recovered. The engineer and fireman have
been arrested. The follawiag are the names of
-t riy-iur o-iaies nave
James Mutting. S. A. Spooner. Doctor Ben-
son. E. Taylor, D. D. Hangerford, B Hodges,!
M Con l.i. aal wife. Dr. C'.e i. M Ju U m. M. 1
Murray, E, Schmi.lt. A. Stets in anl son. M iry
E Clark, D. Paine. E. Mario w, A. Murray, D.
Nevins and family. A. Marcy, J. Newton an!
wife. J. L. Huntress, Dr. Ives, .J.Gilbert and :
son. M. M. Hunt, B. Peabo ly, J- Dresser. J. .'
Milk and wife. It. l' ibn-r. Jara?s Pilmar. E. D. '
u';...i .1... i ....4..i i-t h':ii.i 1
ivmicjr .-nil u unii ier. oi.iuAp uc, 'j. n mill,
-t- D. bcott. W. L5. 11 itchkius. I. Alley. Charles
Fr.uuis, W. T. Gnuaeil, F. Ynia. A. Castle, A.
Uolur.ioK, Ur. uassell. J. .U'J irty, U. Uurtis
aud wile, W.G. R.mson, S. A. Darton, S. R.
Strong, T. S. Dayton. Mr. Sonston, and M.
Mitchell, of Philadelphia
Fourth Daspatsh the Names of the Lost.
Nouwalk, .Miy 0. S l M. Tlius f ir 19
dead bodies have beeu recovered from the ruius
of the cars and from the water.
Two of t.iosa injured die J after being taken
out. Eighteen ar-j seriouily injured three
Most of the bjJies recovered are known to be
Physicians, returning, to their homes from the
Medical Convention, which has iust clo-sed iti
sessions m Now ork, though but few of them j
have yet ben idt?:ititie J. I
Among the list is th1? d mghter of the Rev. Dr. 1
The following bodies hal been recognized :
Dr. A. Welsh, of Hartford, Ct.
Dr. Beach, of Bridgeport, Ct.
Mrs. Fluent, of Lancaster, Pa.
Rev. Win. Sehor, of Williamsburg, X. Y.
Dr. Smith, of Springfield, Mass.
John Moss, of Gardner, Mo.
David B. Newel!, "
John S. Gray, of Springfield.
Walter French, of Manchester, N. II.
Norman Parker, of Woodbury, Ct.
The above are all tint have been recognized
so far. It is supposed that there ure still some
ten bol.es iu tha water.
Miss Nutshell, of Hartford ; Dr. A. G
pout, ot ;.ileiii, Mass.. a physician of Boston;
Rv.v. Mr. Leh rc. of Willi. ims'.ur;r : Mr. Van.
venter, of Newark, formerly President of the In
dia Ruober Company.
Doctors Ives aud Wilcoxen, of New Haven,
were iu thvj b igg igo car at the time of the aeci-
d nt, and werj Cirriel do4vn by it, but saceeeu-j
ed in breaking their way out, and thus escaped. J
Conductor cornstock was in lhe secouJ ca-.
and escaped with many, but not
of those recovered from the water
and from beue.-i
eath the shattered tr.io-i.isnt of r!.e
Cars, are much distiirureii. firnt rpfnTnidnii
r " -
many cases i . very difncult.
The wounded have ample medical and surgi-
cal assistance, and every oosiole relief is hein"
extended to them.
The mails and t'ie baggage were saved in a
The drawbridge was opened to let the steam
boat I'acidic pass, an.l the boat had just clearest I
tiie iiri4jgc, wneti the tram came dashing up.
The locomotive, tender, baggage car and two
passenger cars were immediately plunged into
Ml.. t.'i . j . . . 1 t. . I...' .... U- .
n. n.4,.. ...- i-j i4i.v .,u iue ullage. rv-
erv Ders .n in tho iw firt c.irs were eit.h.-.r in.
I'll 111 4llIIIIWk' I4llll.ll
The fo. lowing persons are missing: Mr.
Harris, throe ch.ldronaud servaut; E. and W.
Daiioar, of Montgomery, Alabama, and Mr.
Chaiuburue and dauguter, of Raciao Wiscon
sin. Fifth Despatch.
Nor walk, 11 o'clock. The following addition-
; al nainc-s are U be added to the list of the
Their bodies have just beeivi-letitifacd
Nathaniel King, Jr., of Athens Co., Ohio.
Mrs. A. S. Dauijue. of I'UiLidelpuia.
Francis W. Laly, of Boston.
T. M. Hutchins, of Boston.
B. W. Opeodeek, of Worcester, Mass.
Oliver Bar, supposed to be a collecting agent.
D. W. Diiutnock, of Mansfield. Conn.
Miss Ellen Goss, of Pokeepsie, N. Y.
W. Bacon, of Boston.
W. C. Dwight. of Bro.jklyn, N. Y.
Anua B. L ing, supposed of Boston.
Mrs. Dr. Laudess, supposed of Baltimore.
Beverly Parker, of Lenex, Mass.
Mary E. Rabbins an J daughter, Lennox, Mass.
Sampson Goldsmith, of Bellows Falls.
Allice Cirngiii, residence unknown.
Mrs. II inn ill. o. ldth street. New York.
Mm. Sparks of Pittsfield, Mass.
Dr. -losiali B n-tleit, of Mass.
Aliel L I'lerson, of Salem, Mass.
Isaac Colbath, of Richmond. Maine.
B. L. Davis, residence unknown.
(Mrs. Ann S. Desauque, whose name appears
among the victims cf this calamity, was a resi
dent of ihis city, formerly of Wilmington, Dela
ware. She was a widow lady, aud has a daugh
ter living iu Pittsburg. She was ou her way to
Boston, to visit her brother-in-law, Dr. Johnson,
stationed at the Charestown Navy Yard.)
Nouwalk, May 8, A. M. No additional bod
ies were found yesterday by the men employed
iu removing the shattered cars from the creek
beneath the dra woridge. At 10 o'clock last night
the b dy of a female was discovered, supposed
to have tieeu ihe mother if two children, one
four years of age and the other but six months
old, whose bodies are among those still unrecog
nized. There are iu all sixteen bodies unclaim
ed and unknown, including four females and the
two children above luentMiied. They still re
main in the station-house, but their clothing h is
been preserved so as to ai.l their friends in the
identification of tho remains. Portions of the
wreck have been removed. The locomotive is
embedded iu the mud below the surface of the
creek at low tide.
The following bodies have been recognized this
Martin Ling and wife, of West Twenty fifth
street ; Mr. Dwight, of Clinton street, Brooklyn :
B. F. L irier, of Dund--o, Oia idi West ; Dr. Jo
siah Bartlett's rein tins have beeu taken home
via Boston ; Ann Lang, of Boston.
Among those not recognized are threo females
and two children, one about four years old, the
other six months.
Tho others who are racognizsd have been ta
ken away by thoir friends. - -
Tho wreck ia being cleared oat, and. is thrown
I upon the shore
Half past Ten o'Clock, P. M Anmt, a
j body i reported to have been recoerei 1
i posed to be the mother of the tWDchIHr6 fUp"
spoken of. tu,Ure& abate
! ,-,.? .f ii.. ....
auc oi me train was such' that tu i
jtive leaped the draw, sixtv f,l: , loc-
struck the opposite abutment, twelr- 71 aD
the top. and with such forea .
whole Rightly, making it necessary to cut
: 1 r . . iu CUt rr
. oi me rails before t'.
Arnvr rnii?i! plnsn -.tAf i
7 . . . . i-iere was tin ,v
Arrival of the Bodies of Doctors Sci r- r
at Springfield. "C-:it"dG7
I SmrxoriELD, Mass., May 7 ig-." T- .
ies of Dr. J. M. Smith an J Dr! J ff' Ct' M
I ou t!ie express train from New Vori 'a?'
- 1 not
arrive nere until about half past th "
e w.i3 the mostintonca .
out the city, an 1 the immense depot of t
ern R iilroad ws crowded with anr L . e5t
4 ui tutf uece.isecl
lanen to tu
M. vvvjica were
conveyed to their respective d&V;
uey m.gut be too much d:sfi.rUr,..f .,7i
-' w urusen iamuies
j persons may be seen iu all parts of the citv
; latin3 incidents connected with the massage
A.3IVAL OF TH2 ELD0BAD0.
Nine Days Iater froa Ca'ornia
New YoaK. M,lv 8 The ste-a..fci.; nn
dj arrived at her berth at o'clock ?h"
u"i. from Aspiuwall, with 300 passcu-era S
-j0.OJd in treasure on freight She br'n"
Fraucisco dates to the Sthf' April be" S5""uU
first arrival under the new weekly arran-5ir!!
of the California steam service. o"-eci
'l't,a p.kk. t - '. .
i ivuuci jaijuin, is said to be ia
I Another attempt was ma le to fire the citv
nigut oi the fcfli of April, which
iiieijr uiat-overeu in time to estiuguish it wiih
out much damage.
The subscriptions for the relief of the sufler
er by the loss of the Independence was so aai-
. , I .. j , . ' " '- iui iu.
, p.e in ii iue committee cliargtU with it3 d::trl
; butioa h.i'l a surplus o!i band.
( l rojee lings have beeu cuiaaieacej
C.iptaiu .Saiiaoiii, I;
tae steamer inder,).
euce. iue suit
,., I r -
0f -.4. j iu;l..Ji j iu lutj 5U-
! nrer.ia l?,wii-t
.....j ..ii mo jjaiucas ana ranuncs en tua
, S icrament river had been more or less inju.--J
by tho overfJaw. The crops iu many lozzs
i V.. 1 f .,'i .1. . i , ,
uavu ueen ruiuuu.
A report has been received from Ila.xbo'.at
Bay, stating that ltf out of a party cf 13 mta
engaged ia esploriag a iMad from Paragon B iy
to R-.gue River Valley, had been niurierti by
The Ait Califoniian statc3, positive'v, tha;
an expedition was on foot for taking possess'.oa
of the Mexican province cf Sonora, and tafttitj
designs are known at Washington, as well as tj
the authorities of California. In a few dav-, i:
says, the public will be fully advised of ail tie
The corner stone r.f t'io U. S. Marine Hospital
was 1 i;J on the 8t!i at River Point.
The bill before the Legislature in relation ii
i the w.iter front extension had caused much ex
icitemeutin San 1-Vancisco. It h.i.l i,k,...i tv.
(lower House by a majority of 4, but a petition
f lKT-liriC tli.l l.44r.in.A I... 11
j Senate sigued by ub00 citizens of the city. Tia
I I 1. , fi1; : .(...,
. uiv.isuit u;i.i ueeu presentea iu iht
I Winn niiiii says lilU.1 II lliU Ol.l is piSfcd,
,it will pnt into the'pockets of the half a dozta
SJlieintrs about sixteen millions of dollars.
The members i f Assembly from San rranc:'
h ive resigned their seats in consequence cf
the excitement in rektion to the extension bill.
auu jov. uigier i,avinz
ordered anew elect ioa
1 1th, the tame members are candidates
r re-dection, so that the coming contest will t
I r '.ub:.ic feeling on the subject
i ,:imc.a.Jr- "ardenburg, Democret Las Lefn
O n.nf .t.l 1 ... ... . .
i elcected Mayor of S
I n , ,01e,lt three days storm had occurred si
j :i'vep auJ Soima. unrooting houses aud d
17? otflei.tIa:ige. All the rivers are cousidcr-
A violent three
The joint committee In relation
to the StiU
i rison contract mad
a rpilijrfc rei04tmif-:i l'r,7
nni, iue contract oe declared void.
The steamer Columbia had arrived from Ore
gon with a large freight uud considerable co'.d
President Pierce's inaugural was published oa
t'.eth, and elicited commendition.
i T'm r u
! . Al,e ue"3 4lom the uuuing regijns
The Liquor Guage BUI Las passed the Senate
of California with
every prospect of its passing
me ccucr urancn also.
xiie iii!uer3 m me Vioautv
experienced during ti.o week alieiute snow and
j rain showers. Ice cf considerable iLitkutss
luruie i ou one or two niLts.
In Lt'CK. A party of three men, last week,
at work on the Mokoiumnc Rich Gulch besidci
making the handsome sum of SJv'O iu one day,
fell intj a streak of luck, cuu cf tLem k-iviug
picked up in the claim a piece of gold weighing
New Diggings. the Siuth Fork cf the
Calaveras about a mile from the Bridge, very
good diggings have been struck, averaging 75
cents per bucket.
Noktu Branch. All along this 6tream tLe
Uiiueis are doing very well at present. It is not
a section of country where large pieces are found,
but there is always a certainty of making fiiJt
Mchray's Cueek. The waters of this creek
are becoming mure useful almost weekly. Af
ter runuing ulong its course, it has easily been
taken in charge and along the rich fiats at San
Poon. Max's Gclch. The claims along this
gulch are yielding very large wages. There is
a number of men at work and tLe v are well con
tented. - .
IIich Gclcu. It seems as if the gold in this
ravine, which empties into the Mokolunine, was
exhaustless. Among the earliest discoveries in
this section of country, it almost preserves its
original reputation." Calaveras Chronicle.
Earlt Vegetation. The Spring has been ex
tremely forward this year, and garden proven
der and vegetables of aii kinds abundant and of
excellent quality. In the matter of barley uai
potatoes, Califernia produces more than any
other State in the Union with the exception of
New York, and iu the fruit line we excel all of
the States in variety and one half of them ia
quantity. These f:icts prove conclusively that
our California is also eminently adapted to opri
cultur.il pursuits. Her soil is of such a quality
and her climate fitted so admirably for this
branch of business that the return to the bus
ban Iraen in pioportion to the labor bestowed
and tho outlay is f.ir ahead of any other State
in our own Union.
We were shown a sample of green pens a week
ago that were raised on the Lagoon Farm ontha
Presilio Road, about two and a half miles from
that city. The peas were sowed last year, ri-
have been allowed to come up without any spe
cial care bestowed en them. TLe pods .are well
tilled, and the pea itself plump, sweet aud mar
rowy. All other kinds of frnits and vegetables
can he jaisad nt the tame place, nnd if care acd
attention be given them, they enn, no doubt, be
mado to fructify much earlier. Cur brethren cl
the Atlantic States, on the same parallel of lati
tude, would esteeem it a great luxury to have
such pens, produced in the open air, t?ith eo
little trouble, as early as the ciddie of M
Alta California, 9Ji ult.