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Fltoll RE ARMY !
EICO MIN I.
TERRIBLE & BLOODY BATTLES!
Tremendous Loss of Life :
The flight of Santa Anna to-Q.ua
VICTORIOUS ENTRY OF THE AMERICANS IN
TO THE CITY OF MEXICO! '
SANTA ANNA WOUNDED, AND GEN
BRAVO KILLED !
Vigorous prosecution of the War.
The N. Y. Herald of the 3d inst. con
tains the following highly important intelli
gence• from the teat of war; brought by ex
press in advance of the mail:
BALTIMORE, Oct. 2—Evening.
The Steamer James L. Day arrived nt
New Orleans on the 25th ult., with the most
important intelligence yet received from the
seat of war.
—We extract frOM the N. 0. Picayune of
the 26th ult., received by the overland ex
press for the N. Y. Herald, the following par
The Arco Iris of Vera Cruz had received
letters from Mexico, under date of the Oth,
stating that on the 7th the Mexican Com
tuissiohers declared that the propositions
made by Mr. Trist were inadmissible ; in
consequence of which Gen. Santa -Anna
convoked ri council of generals, who decided
that notice should be given to Gen. Scott
that the armistice was at an end, and ap
pointed the 9th for'the recommencement of
On the 6th - af September, Gen. Scott ad
dressed a letter to Santa from Taeubaya,
accusing him of having violated 'several arti
cles of the armistice, one of which was that
not allowing the American army to obtain
supplies from the city of Mexico. • General
Scott demanded an explanation, and con
cludes as follows : '
• • • • «I hereby formally
you, that if I do nut receive the most com
plete satisfaction on all these points, before
12 o'clock to-morrow, I shall consider the
armistice as terminated from that hour." ,
To this letter Gen. Santa Anna replied at
some leagtb, and with great severity. He
'accused Gen. Scott of havintr . violated the
:terms of the armistice in refusing to allow
flour, froth the , mills in the vicinity, to be
brought into the city, and says that the A
inericap wagons were driven out in conse
quence of the objectionable conduct of the
- officers accompanyinb• - them.' Santa Anna
also charges Gen. Scott with having sacked
the Mexican towns in the vicinity of the
capital, and robbed - and desecrated the
churches, and stealing and destroying arti
cles held sacred by.every Mexican. He
concludes as follows :
• I flatter myself that Your excellency will
be convinced, on calm reflection, of the
weight of my reasons, but if by misfortune
you should , seek only a pretext to deprive
the first city of the American_ Continent of
'the opportunity to. free the unarmed popula
tion of the horrors of war, there will he left
me no other means of salvatiOn but to repel
- force by force, with the decision and energy
which my high obligations impose upon me
On the 7th, General Herrera, as Com
mandant of the city of Mexico,' addressed
the clergy, exhorting them to exert all their
influence to incite the people to arm them
selves, and prepare to resist the American
On the .Sth, General Scott attacked the
Mill del Rey or King's Mill, in the immedi-'
ate vicinity of Chapotepec, and, aecording,
to the Diario del•Gobierno, and the Boletin,
published at Atlisco, nehr Puebla, our army'l
was repulsed, after a short conflict, in which
we lost about fear hundred in killed, and
from six to seven hundred in wounded, and
fell back upon Tacubava...
The account given by the ,Boletin, repre
sents the battle to have been the most bloody
and severely contested of the whole war.—
This, howaier, is a Mexican account, it con
cludes as follows :
At H o'clock the enemy commenced a
retrogade rnovetnent, and by 2 o'clock in
the afternnon he withdrew ail his forces to
Tacubayn, abandoned' the two points he had
occupied, and blew up the house of Mata,
although some say it was set on fire by a
bomb from Chapoltepec.
It is.believed that Generals Twiggs and
Pierce directed the attack and that they put
in motion about 8,000 men.
It is certain that the fire was more intense
and brisk than at Churubusco;
It is impossible to ascertain the loss of
either side. Ours does not amount to 100
killeitand 250. wounded.
There are a few missing—nearly all not
killed or. wounded retiring to Chapoltepec.
.. The enemy, according to confession of
an Irishman, who came over to us, in the
eveningAarried off 400 dead and 600 or 700
We have to lament the lois of Gen. Leon,
since dead ; that of Col. Balberas, of the
valiant Cole: Huerla and Geleati, and of the
determined car. Mateor of Puebla.
A Meajpan letter announces that Riley
and his legion of Sr. Patrirk, 70 in - number,
were ordered bfthe court martial to be hung.
The sentence wns approved by Gen. Scott,
and oittbe Bth of Sept., the whole legion was
imegin the presence of the army; as also of
' The Diatio' del Gobierno Says* " at half
past 4 o'clioCk itt:the morning, the Amen
eatte-attatked the'liosition of the mill of El
Rey :closeto tbe'fortress of Chaptiltepec.—
Theirliiumeroueend'hreve columns, were,.
hciwever, repulsed three, - times by valiant tot.
diers, who this day gaie brilliant proofs of
their patriotism and valor; more than a
thousand of the enemy remained on the field
Of,,battle,atisi;on Our side, the leas has been
itanw.' 'Attu baribat number, Minn to lament
7:s :14 .. tirof the gisilant,,Col., 4obal...Lucas,
And Gmteral Dots AtitotOdei.eon,
beilsiirounded: : together with -several.,tber
ifittlieguhdied elders and officers. ,-Irlittrei
)3ll4ll Anna Commanded ju person the
egemes which (weed the Aitericaes te.„o7.
..,.:-__,-„... -.....f.!......,,-; ; .-- , -
trent faking witty hem, within
conviction that', thi -- onlylraN
blood—that the y__ - iinotpeneti
of Mexico, and at' It events the
find their supulch r 'ti
We translatelheitiubjoitied le
laps to the Arco trisowithout v
its correctness :—", ,When Gen.
doned the &till El Rey, a born
from Chapoltepec c fell among t
tion wagons of the nemy,iwthe
mill, causing four of il*in:tp .
which 300 Amenc, as are - said 't
blown uN l includitig- Gen,,Wor
cording to laccourAS ..had not .
heard from, the fol lowingdafat
The next . ftecoliMs'we have f
ital, come in a letiO tO:the Arc
the 10th Vik, of WhiCh the foil
extract-"AlThe MexiCan gore
taken three huridreil thousand d.I
were being; sent by a Comm
to the' eneiny's camp. General
expired. I3y the enclosed slip
that the Anicricaiiii'niutilated ow
sassinated the unfortimate Iris)
taken at the brittle'of Chunibuso
Another! letter from the ca l
date of 11th and If th says," It
the enemy is c avineed of the it
of reducing II e S ty, by any r,
than by bombii din* it ; hemline
doubt that he it s hist 900 to 100
were placed hers dkionzba? by
the Bth, and amolfg 'them thir ,
cers and three 'colonels were kil
colonel wounded. 'leappears th
of Gen. Pillow is nitdertain.
They have expelled from the
the itihabitantS'of.the village of
order to establish there their h
head-quarters. •, ,
On the 12th Sept.,' at 5 o'
morning,.the hells awoke us by t
mettt of an alarm. The Batt:
Antonio Abad, and the corres
tery of the enemy, 'opened upo
We haire seen discharged ty t
multitude of bombs', the grentes
which burst in, the liir ' before t
ourtrenehes. At -.the same
commenced at Chapltepec, ,
side of the 'town,, acid in th ,
whence came the attaok. A. sl
from the enemy are stationed d
cavalry and infantry, who we
1 the foe. We opened at half, at
the battery of Garipa Belen, r
from that starting' from the er
Nuevo, which is situated in the
ed by the causeway leading to
La Pledas and Taeuhaya."
This brings'us, ~:§iys the Pic one, to the
12th ; but at what; hour of the ay we are
not informed. Of the eventful c4nouement,
we have only a bridf account; at sufficient
to assure us that the Americans live cliiev
ed a brilliant triumph, and that tir army isl
revelling in the Halls of Monte' utnan. The
only reliable account we hive of the last
struggle before the Capital, is i a letter ad
dressed Jo Dir. Diamond, our °tremor at
Vera. Cruz; from Oiizaba, as fol ows:
" OItiZAIA, Sept. 19, 1847. T haVe the
honor to inform yoti that an ex ress arrived
here this evening from Mexico, ‘-hid) bringi4
intelligence that GO. Scott wa in the city
of Mexico. That cuil th'epth th . Arerican
troops took Chapoltepec: and the Citadel,
and went intojhe ekv that nigl t. General
BravO was killed, Mid Goneral Santa Anna
was wou6letl in a te arm, ant has - retired
with the remainderinf his troops. which have
suffered s'o m b c h , ,to Gauduldupe. Your
friend, k 4 .!
A letter' from a' c?
all that is sid in iht
grees with it in statil
tied by assault an !I
Anahuac has it on t'
forks of Chapultepeo
14th and 15th the rii
that a part of . our
morning of the 16ili
at Chapoltepec. I"
ditable source, confirms
above, add only disa
' 0 that the ditv was car
the 14th. 14th. %he Sun of
the 12th, th heights and
.c, were car ied—On the
ity was bombarded, and
army enter .d it on the
1, the balance remaining
. 11 r•lois be
tory his no,
oss of - life.l
T. that aCti'
In regard to the
yune says—As t-ti
entered'the city, w•
We fear IlUs new vj
ed without a (Treat!
can • accounts
commenced on the
with more or less!
took possession oft
us that there was';
report ninpi4 the Alexi
, thitt we Icist 1700 men
led, but he Could trace h
t's loss at
cans at Vera Crm
in killed and woutii
to no authentic scOl
estimates Gen. Sep
third orhis army: y
We now comet what has
for with so much! nxiety, th
which Mr. Tris t . nd the Mex
ed to negotiate— in which i
that there was nc(dispnsition
the Mexicans-to teat from tht
propositions are ftircictil itrthe
annex a synopsis . I i
The first three . articl s, relating to giv
ing up of towns iind i unition of war, the
exchange lof prisoner , &c. ;were readily
agreed to by both, pa es. The 4th article
relating toj the bdundaky - line was mainly
the sticking point! . Mt. Tristls.proPosition
was as follows: I
" The dividing: line ibetareen the two re
publics will commence in the Gulf of Mexi
co three leagues' from land v i fronting the
mouth of the ' lii' Grande, th nce upwards
through the middle of said ri er to a point
where it totiches!lthe Mesita line of New
Mexico at the aline southwes of the lingi
tude'of the northern line of New Mexico,
until intersected b y the first ar i of the Gila.
If it should not b intersected by any arm
of that river, tbeiice to the poi tof said lone
nearest to said arm ; thence-i. , a direct line
to said arm,.deliending the ame, 'and by
the river Gila, Imp its disci] rge into the
Colorado river, Lid frora •tliei ce downward
by the Coloriukt and the mi , ~ e of!the- Gulf
of California, tu the-Pacific i , ean." •
Articles 5; 6 Mid 7 'prep:id I ;
meat of a sum otinoney.(am , '
tioned,) the ,abatidimment ofi
gainst Mexico, atid.the settle .
claims of citizen* , Att. Sgi •
States the free nesigition of ,
T,ehauntepec. The followi ,_I
hiesigoposition polo the-bo
..t.' The dividing ' line hetwee'
pUblies sliall.commence in the
ico,,threektigues from; land;
southern mouth of Corpus Ch '
a litzsighttiinetiroughsaidba 1
~ ° ' , to - foil , i
course;ofTlOtt tie ' :.to its sou .f ii
course of I,lloe ' er,Nueces w : I 1
tier: -Nei! , MeXicit'. in dm east-southeast
15 It 'll "
en thence follov- the actual from;
40r,Neati-Meiiico,.. - -,hy the east, north, end
10aft'a NVIV filexici4 by. the north thit 7
ttse en, which 411Fserve as' the boundary
of the two republics, from the point at which
it touches the frontier Of - New Mexico to the
not to found any new -establishment or col°.
niesin the space of land which lies between
the Rio Grande and.the Neuces. Five stip
ulatiilms for 'the --- p - ayment of •the sum (not
.riamed) to _Mexico, inconsideration,of terri
tory thus Ceded."
t douht, rslie
ht . = ricer's of
itrez a ail
. xplodeil by
r wilt!' tie
en seep or
in the tap-
wing isl an
• reial hciuse
ou will see
The Washington -Union has received a
,papers, by late arrivals,
froml,Which it , gives , extracts, that supply
somc,Orticulars, which go to make the a
Copy efp. Private Letter Received at Vera
Op the sth instant, the conference was
still going on in the city, but was conducted
with great secresy. Letters written by two
offiCers in the State Department of Mexico,
state that Gen. Scott's conditions will not be
accepted, and that hestilities will be renew
ed.. This intelligence, however, cannot be
relied on, although it appears to be the opin
ion entertained by the greater portion of the
Mexican people, A continuance of the war
is. urged by the inhabitants remote from the
American forces ; those in their vicinity are
touch more quiet, uhd appear to wish to
stibtnit without resistance. They have suf
fered so much from the robberies and mal
treatment inflicted on them by the guerril
las, that they appear anxious for the latter
to be driven off by the American forces.
On the 3d inst., a Council of warot which
Gen, Santa Anna piesided, was held in the , .
capital. He represented the distressastate
of the country, and requested the opinions
of the rest of the council. generals Bravo,
Alvarez-and Tornel, expressed their 'appro
bation of the manner in which Santa Anna
had, up to that time, condticted the war;
and, declared that if he thought proper to
enter into a treaty honorable to the nation,
they would sustain him in it. But if, on the
contrary., the conditions of the treaty were,
in their opinion, burdensoriie, they were de
tertained to oppose them.
The armistice terminated on the 3d, by
order of the governor who will not allow
any communication with the American
caatp, except by a' passport granted by him-
there is no
) men, who
he action of
ed, nod one
lr houses all
I tkxcoac, in
lock in the
:ries of an
a enemy a
•ur a firing
1 $ n the right
•ur forces of
er six, from
I r it may he
I d of Bacco
$ ogle, form
e village of
Sixty drag oons of the ' American .army
set out fur T ohuca, a city some fifty miles.
from the capital, Cur the purpose of procur
ing provisions. The governor,of that place
bad determined on attacking them ; but on
their approach, strange to say, he furnished
thetit with a guide to a plantation near by,
whefre they succeeded in purchasing alt they
pan the 2d, four hundred. Mexicans, of
.16ower class, (leperos) attacked a build
ng i2ontainin g stores fur the American ar
my) . The Mexicans appelir t?. hove been
much elated at this incident—tlie governor
extolling it as an act of great '‘)atriatisin ;
and the official newspaper contat is an arti
cle in allusion to the subject, a " full of all
kinds of invective against the ' ' .ericans.
Highly Important—Pesief PrAoositions re
jected---The Mexicans Refusing to fir
the boundary line of Texas beyond the
Nuecci--The War Renewed--Another
Battle at Chaimltepec—Mexicans De
feated—Gen. 14'orth Wounded-- The
Mexicans preparing for another and final
Battle--Reported Revolt at Puebla.
The Ledger's Special Express arrived at
BaltiMore last night with the following im
portant intelligence from Mexico, which
wag immediately transmitted by telegraph
1: - , this office. It will be seen that the Mex
icans have crowned the measure of thei-,
filly by. rejecting the propositions of Mr.
. lin lionorable•pence. This is the
more surprising after their late cignal dis
enttifiture-at the very gates of their capital-,
inasmuch as -the terhis Which are stated as
thoSe offered are MuCh more favorable than
we' ever expected 'oar government would
grant,,or that so perverse and hetidstrnng
nation deserved, after plunging the two
countries into a sanguinary and expensive
war by their own intolerable pride and wil- ,
fulness. They will never get such favora- 1
'ble terms again; and this 14t rejection of
the olive brunch,-will bring deservedly upon
them the greatest calamity that can befit I a
nation, conquest and an armed occupation of
the country. We hope that our, government
is done with all peaceful offers, tend that now
it Will pursue the war as if it Were in earn
est: No morel:flocking. the Mexicans down
with ore hand, and helping them up with
the other. 'TIM many gallant hearts have
been stilled in death by thii tilicy. Each
blow when itiuck should be followed up by
another still siOnger, until the Mexicans be-
come convinied that we go there to fight
and not for passtime, and that peace can
only be procured by suing for it themselves.
All our advances in this way have Rs yet '
only.allowedi,he enemy time to recover from
the effects of defeat, that followed up would
have- been overwhelming to the foe. .The
Mexicans, wi h a faithlessness that should
put them heyend the pale of further honorti
ble(considerstion, have always managed to
find some excuse for violating their engage
ments. We . fi nd Santa Anna endeavoring
to tide the dilgrace of breaking his pledges,
byiniuking aitaccuintion against !Gen, Scott,
lfo *bleb w,eiventute to say there exists not
la hadow of t:eason, -It is one of the , many
tri Its of that; knave,. who is fertile in such
di reditable ;:resources. The news ; retire
set Xs 9-en. Scott preparing for a final and
-Ide iiive.attailt upon the city, and we have
tAdoubt it is. by this time in his power.—
en with. -the new troops which are emir
sttidy ping, to his assistance, he will be
ab e to hold his conquests ,; cleat the. guerrih
la from the main route, and make the con
quered country bear the buider_and cost of
supporting his army, as it should do..
• Boar:mos, Sept. 30th---9 o'clock, Pi. M.
An. eitra4rom 'the office of :the Mobile
Tribunes dated. -Sept. 25, repeivediby the
pony.-express this. evening, i announces -the
- arrival . at Pensacola of the brig, Oceela, on
the evening - of the 21st, after st - pasOge of
five dayi" from Vera - trot. -:;.,;;:1, ' ~i- - • .:
!rbelrihune:is‘ indebted , tow piSsenger
kart , Petatatola , .Veen, , Cruz-. of
Anahittur44,-- 16thi - and - -alsofore- letter
freinTeiteittiole. , ; --Verbally .tbeArribine Atli
scillitilit them :has. , teem' , a rends, 'at
s, the Pica
.re the army
' The 'Alexi
l in our arm?'
wou Id seem'
n the part of
• first. The
for the pay
nt not ,men
all claims a
int of private
I, Isthmus of
. theltwo re.
to the mouth
On the 20th—We copy from memoranda
kept by one of the c'ompany- - we encoun
tered one of those terrible storms-which oc
casionally vi4it the plains, and had to halt
and hold our iteams, to keep them frcun run
rig away. Aug. 21—It rained all night'
and we awoke wet and comfortless, with
such bleating, braying and swearing arotind
us, as is seldom heard here, or any where
else. Aug. = - 22—Met Copt, Murphy and
Wm. McKnight, traders, with train or thir
ty vinoons. Aug. 23.--Met Capt. Korponay,
with his company-of mounted men, and flir
ty government wagons.
Aug. 24—Met, this morning, two compa
nies, Missouri mounted men„ and at one, P.
encamped with another, on rabbit-ear
creek. August 26th—It rained hard all
night; the morning is cttld and rainy, and
duplicate over-coats are absolutely necessary
—met one company of mounted men, with
sixty government wagons. ,titf4ust 27
Met Capt. Book's company of Illinois N,,,i
-unte.t4 Infantry, with a largif wagon train.
We also met Col. Newby and Lieut.
lie Ledger: Borukin.
From tha Pu
Late from Atxxieb
, I --- -
Puebla, and .that Gee . .zeott there add at
the city of Medico had loin two it:QM:and
men. ' . I
The Tribune says: Hostilities comntenc
ed on - the,evening olthel3ih, when ; our troops
had a brush' with the test of the Hesican
From the St. Louis Opnbßean Sept. :
Later from SOota Fe.
Arrival of Gen. Price, Dr. De Camp, U. S
A., and others, at Fort iLeavenwort
gress of the Troops 'marching to Santa
We learn from Fort iLeavenworth, that
Gen.,Price, 'Dr. De Camp, U. S. A., and
others, in advance of the volunteers' whose
term of service in New Mexico had expired,
arrived at that post on the 16th, from Santa
F. They. left Santa Fe on the 11th of
August, pruceedingrby easy marches to Mo
ro. %Olen they took their departure, all
was then quiet in New Mexico, which was
then held by three companies of U. S. A..
dragoons, and three companies of volunteerS
which had re-enlisted under Major 'Walker.
On the the 15th of August, they met Lieut.
Allen, with Capt. M'Nair's company of
mounted men, and they encamped together
on the Moro. Next day, Colonel Eaton,
with his; battalion of infantry, reached the
same point ; he had with him a large train
of government wagons, and it large drove of
beef cattle. On the 17th, two companies,
commanded by Copts. Shepard and Jones,
passed the camp, at Moro, where Dr, De
:Chimp and others were waiting for the arri
val of Cul. Price and Mr. Rich, sutler to
Price's 'regiment. They did- not come up
on this day. Mr. Rich had his team, wa
gon and contents swept away, and .every
thing destroyed, by a sudden and terrible
mountain storm, while on his way from San
! ta Fe.
He was so fortunate, however, as to recov
er his trunk, which contained a large amount
of gold dust, four miles down the mountain
canon. On the leth, the company moved
the camp three miles, still waiting for the
volunteers to arrive, and at night they were
robbed of three animals. Next day the vol
unteers having arrived, they all took up their
line of march for the United States.
August 28th—Met (law. Kinney'; com
pany of Illinois Volunteers, :at the iipptr
crossing of the Cimarotie—alarge
ntent train with them. August 29th—Met
foor companies of Illinois Vohniteers, under
command of Major Donaldson, unh a Gov
ernment train of wagons, anti four hundred
Government canle. Sept. mite: 3—Reach
ed the crossing of the Arkansas, after spend
tug a comfortless night in the:rain.
Sep. 6th—Met Mr. Gold4ein, a trader,
with his wagcms. Ite informed its, that
Col. Rills, a t It two cninpanKe- of mounted
volunteers, anti a large gov4rioneut train;
was on the Lower Conti Creek road, a few
miles distant. Sept. 7—ooh Price, Major
Walker and Mr. Rich, with it mall escort;
turned to the right, to intercept Col. Rally,
for the purpose of getting tke mail. Thie
day proved rainy, and they. reached our
camp late and much fhtigutaii,
Gen. Price, Mr. Rich and Dr. Du Camp
and a small escort, left this day, with pro
visions and blankets only, fits! For Leaven
worth, where they arrived on Pie 17th, hav,
ink marched mare than forq miles a day
for more than seven days, and that with tir
ed animals, and at the end of tan eight hun
dred mile journey. .
&YANKEE ENTERPRISE.-AMOIIg the first
Americans who entered Verir Cruz on the
cessation of hostilities was the owner - cif t
small schooner from " dow n east," then an.
chored off 'the harbor. He inight be seen
with breathless haste making his way to
wards one of the hest hotels in the city, up:
on entering which he vocifated for the
"landlord." That 'imp rtant personage
obeyed the call on the instant, but in evi
dent trepidation, as ft matter of course ; when
the Yankee, in sharp accent, which-convey
ed the idea to the intimidated ;Mexican that.'
his safety was in implicit acquiescence; thus
accosted him : ".I want this !establisment„i
house, lot, furniture, and evet4y thing as
stands. What'll you take for It 1" The ,
Mexican, happy to he- permitted the privi-'
lege of naming a price at all for property:
which he supposed to be at thd mercy of the!
enemy, named so much as he judged
wanted to put a respectable disninee between'
him and "los Yankees." " It'S a bargain
shouted the "clown easter," tes be commen.4
ced shelling 'nut the money. "and now, my:
friend," he added, " what is the least possi
ble time it -will take you to dent. out." He
was told that half an hour
And in half an hour, accord:4y, ourfriend,
the Yankee, was mixing juleps and other-'
wise ministering to the c.umfollt and accont,-.'
inodation or his countrymen !in particular
and the public in general.—Norfolk Herald,.
A WEER CIUTTER.—WiIi)e . Raymond:
and Waring's caravan was baing exhibited :
in the West, a gawky, long leg ed Jonathan L i.
from the country, who had never " seen the,
elephant," either literally or metaphorically,
was stalking along carelessly! in the pavik,
ion; alternately staring at the opt] a nitwits, 1
and cramming a sheet gingertiread into his..
mouth, when suddenly ' he Came bump a-t'
gaitiiit Columbui. "Thunder and spikes !"I
exclaimed he staggering backward shout,
twenty paces, while his eyes uck out like'
letters on align—a Alai d d erftger faith,
Pot hale have mega here!" ; , f• I
BOD E FISHER. 4
Pr a;, the PaoOa's righta maintain,
uenea, and unbribed by , gain."
' Here shall lb
VISE. O4JT. 7-, 1047.
I„ coa ii
A 111 R, Sua Buildin.:, N. E.
ird and Do4k Streets,i Phila.
to 'a : f.as As-tnt for to 16 Peo
re,” and recline and receipt any
e same for advertising
E. W. •
corner of Th
CIS R.' SHUINC,
of Allegheny eo.
CABAL COMMISSIONER, ' ,i
MOH S LONGSTRETH,
of. moni g omery to. -
F. . STREETER,
g t piontr4., :
onl4 , lTEsEtil:ATivr.g. ' !
SAM TEL TAG GAR T,
T . R., LITTLE,
of Wyoming To
E. IP. FARNHAM,
.• of Leno i r. •
HARVEY TYLER ;
[ of Br*arater.
JOSEPH NV, PATTON,
of ii•umhrrrand co
Fo R SEV ATUR.
J. T. RICHARDS,
of Wyoming to.
4310 S B. MOTT' ,
( I f' movh
-TUESDIT, fICTOBER 1 12, 1847
11 1 0 }rave taken sheik iu thu People'l
igociutinti:• but are delitiqurtit in paying!
tunic sub.criptinn, arr....rriquested tn.
without delay . It is hoped this hinti
The sub6eriptioo may bo:thund at the:
.k & rs:e.‘‘ itli whotn! it has been
office of Lo
left with ii,4ructions to collect nil tirye4rages speed:
ta.test from MexicO. i
The i'uhlic Ledger of the lsti inst., 'con-1
tains the startling intelligence ott a renew4 l
of hostilities between Gen. Scott ,and the
Mexicans. The Mexicans were repulsed;,
and driven adlt with a severe loss. It ‘ia
hoped and elieved that peace would growitiu
of the co4rence that had taken place be- ! :
tween the two parties, but tIM Mexicans'
have agaiitt broken, their faith and Merited
thereby ainither severe castigatien/ which.'
they will 'assuredly receive. By the litstoc T
courits ouritroops were already inipossession
of two of . the streets of the capiq,"and had
driven the 'Mexican ford towardS the plaza;' ,
A desperate street fight wouldiniubably foli :
low beforcl tho city was taken.; a* the IVlexi- s !1
cans - hild (liken advantage of the armistice'
to.eirtrench , themselves in the city and pro•
ride for 1141ing every kiiiilof missile at theio l
foes. Lives will he 'sacrificed which might ,
have been 'saved bY entering the-city midi
the retreating and panic stricken Mexicir,•
after !bent late signal Aefeitt outside of thd.
Walls ; but though [tinily will fall the result
undoubted y, wII i he tlte taking of the Halls 1
of the Blooteziamas. What will follow we,
know not, but the,policy of our gprernmen,t
should he ntirelyAitterent from What it had
Make . • .
been. It Must, Make up its mind that tlii
is to be tt i ' war"(vithout any peace until th -
Mexiconsre made heartily sick:Of it. Oust
,act like conqueror's, and no(
like the conquered, pitifully begging for:
1 / ,
(l ev i er,. step. Make theAexican ,
feel the w lila of the wdr,•ititd cOmpensat i
ourselves S' taking and holdingtheir terri+ , ,
tory,and 11 Innately adding it to th ? broad.dm r
mains of i e Union. The next ihtelligeti4
from - Mix co Will he fraught wit h the great;:
est interes anci•importance. The crisis.hue
come whi h is to decide whether Mexicti
shall Orly unger have a separate tintional ex}
I . !
LATE !--!By lait night's ma i d we 'have;
the/highlyjimportant intelligence lil i f the cap_
unie of thetCapltal by Gen. Scott,i, ftir eight
' days hard j fighting. Our loss • itillsaid to be
1700 killet) art' wilunded, and ;hut of the
' Mexicans ltnm nse. It ii rat morel thitt Gen;
• - 1
Worth wap dal gerousli - Wountina i u and 0004.
,killed,' ut needs confirm, ion., Satt:-
ta Anne as ounded, and fled with apori
', don of hie trooin; to Gaudaloupo.l' '
4 THE EL CTION. ,.
= .-.! ?_:ii
pur renders will iiot , l i fot.get that tbe tub-
ernatorial!election Will e . heldl on , Tuesday
next, the day of our .G ' era' Rlection ; ,and
when they least their ores' i Giniernar,
they will not forgetthe fidelity lintegrity and
inflexibility with which that uniiiiitilly:, l 4 l '
teemed patiern-man of i democtiicy c llii gx
cl,ellency Francis R. Shunk, : hattadhere4',4l
Lind sustained the 'distinguishing: principles
of the greai,Dermicratic - FainilY.l - His oppo
sition to monopoly and encnimtgemeni-to
iudividual ;enterprise brivie secured to him
popular afiection in n degree which will tell
i)veil of him at the Polls, ns th 6 news after
election will attest.. , ,i;. , -,;.! , ; ,
hon. N. B. Etdr4d
• It was announced in some'iifthe Harris
burg papers several months - that, the
distinguished gentlemen ! alioie upinea:in
ten4tl sootr thereafter to visit his friends (of
enemies he has nope,) who! surround ;his
late home in the North. 'We have nut beard
of his journeying, hithnaesd, lbut Eirepft
dent that his advent wou'd he haileti With
extraordieary gratification - by,!numeraus eit 7
izens in the Northern itier of Counties. No
oae withiti the circle lof, : our acquairOnce,
however conspicuous) ! r icisse4es iii a linbre,
enviable extent the attractive elements : of
personal popularity tl4tit,this,estimuhle man.
-Higher destiny awaits him. • I
, . ,
. - E. P. F4riihaiil..
The editor s of they "Dembcrat" say we
'oppose the election oti. 11Ir. Fhinhartt o, the .
;office Of County Cominisailmer, bectiqse he
will not bend to our " nefarOus purlioses."
What are those" purposes?"'. The Oectors
!who road this shall know: - We are opposed
Ito the people who pay:county taxe being.
required to pay into the • Trsastiryleveral
'hundred dollars year after year tinnecessari
.Iy. This.they do, and we kdow it. ' 111;64
money is paid out by the CoMmissiottersfer
their own and others benefit which Should
be retained to lessen taxatienlor County
penses. We refer to their last yearly ac
' count in -proof of our assertion. .;
It is asked, how is this diffiehlty to .be
remedied.?. Wei say the " ice/raay be tire•
ken" by the defeat of. E. rilFertthera:—
"'But you then. elect a, Whig - 17. Suppose
one Whig should be admitte'd to the. Board,
. who might detect and expos i e the " nefariciuS"
schemes of the majority.ifent i ontined , ; what
great harm could result triterefrimn 1.
1 - As a , fair expose of 1 exorbitant char
ges_ against the CoUnty, ;‘de copy the
following editorial fitnp iThrpaper of Feb
-11, 1847. Read itif i fellow Fai-payer, and,
-if reasona4le, apprMie it—correct it is:
.‘ The Commis AOners published last week
in their pet Oitgait the ,” Dernotrat," a state.:
meat of the receipts' land expenditures of the
county fur the Year 1 1 1 846. It nppearS:that the
total amount ,Of receipts is $6,883 42 ;.; the
entire amount of expenditures $6,871 SO ;
leaving in yhe treasury
_the; full and exact
sum of $ll . 62. A very close calculation
this !fr.--" reining. pretty near Ito shore," it
may be stud. We will refer to a few items
of expenditure found', on the list, of a sotui
what extraordinary Character :
" Alottio Williams,late co,mtn'r, , $139 50
" Ismie Reckhow, :169 50
".Judas Carter, , do-:; 162 00
is .. - $471° , 00
Look back a few years, compare this ac. ,
corunt with what . ssas, received , :by. former
commissioners per yenr,• midi; will be dis
°Covered that since those officersbave assum
ed to regulate the pelities .0 the county, as
an additional duty, it has cost the tax-pay
ers nearly double ;o compensate them :for
their services. „ .. ..
~ IL J. Niven,_Clerk, .
Little enough considering that be is become,
ez officio, political . s pribe and ,letter writer
generali,•zsimo of the Flire-prnof faction. •
" N.. C. Warner, Sheriff, •$407.87."
A clever sum this ! IncSa of . it was probably
incurred by conveying i convicts to the P..eri 7:
tentiarv. t •
. "F. B..Streeter,•coansel, : $2O • 00.7, .
Formerly, good counsel waeionly : paid 41p.
The other live may 11110 been.:added,forpo
laical advice: . ' ' . ~':-, i • .1
" E. Puller, crier,; $613,
This Inuit have been-;for kindfing - fires( in.
winter, opening Ilfidi r atljonrging , .the court,
at all Limas , when there: 1 -.. •
b. W. Crockeri Jailor, ; •-;.5143 66.'
This must be for waiting upon company . in
the hack ions'''. , . ,
" ofticOs, fire pro . pf, : - i. 533,70.7_
' 7 67.7
. . . . .
~ Stationa'ry, . : 1- 25 . 61.",
We do riot comprehend all-these items, tfio'
fully aware that the Fire-prbof offices have
become ; eximordionrily expensive.. to the
People,; whatever the Clique !nay think of it.
"Printing, j . ::.,$230 381 „
A liberal item this, Whereivith.toeneoUrage .:
the sadly frightened, editors; of the Clique •
Organ. The whole. :printijig could . have ,
been done for half theonono , ,---and as proof.
of ou r. . sincerity, we :;tv ill : . give -bonds ;with.:
good ,niiti i sufficient surety to p.erforte„the
same aMount of printing, the current year,
for just blill the sum paid. t4tfie Fire,proor
Organ during the past yeor ;.:and,in it style.
better than they ever did it. ~r, ... . c r; .
"Jair", ' i I ..,I::i.,llfP. 'al. ° ,
Haw this was a pplied, ; tive, : ctipppi , c o nceive.,.
We do know, boweiler t ;Jhut.tbe Jail, has. not.
only 'been condeml .PyAtii .iraint ./gry.:
but is, and for a lon time - ha been, cxeefiP
'ugly out pf repair, and otherwise tiofit, - ; foe,
the reception of 0ny i ,4 434 ,,44,g;'4,6„ever i ,
critriiiiil: It cannot; ' yp,iWi t it,Aave k beeq,
repa i red.
" Auuhtur's fees,'euaiiirig.decoente: ” 1 - ,, ,
.. Merry. Thoincis, poc,l4 o rwl , $ 10,41 1. , '
" Lorin T. Farrar, -i.„: : - ., .,-..1-!':. ,10,40,ri - .
" tra N. Hawley, , J' ~• Si.i', 10 *0 ~:;
• ,41 3 1:1 0 o
This is_ore,.we be iere,, an was ever ben.
fore received , by env.fe'riner : ;enunty. ,Aut t
ors. , Wonder if they. ;Hadtted the:accent*,
po/ifical, of the Cammissititiete and *lit•
Clerk , ii, the 6 Peraluoj.!_ tI I eo th e y :well.
earaeil.ilie :tunouPt XecCived. , —='.-
-!* riiiirt-hous44 #lO4 60.