Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 4, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 21, 1857 Page: 1 of 4
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APRIL 21, 1851
• Act oí
oleared at New York
|bN^'e Bsrqus Trinity,from Boston bound to Ga veston,
wo^ toj fee got; uhonion noklM Beef Uth ,lt. she however
suooeeded in getting afloat withont taking assistanoe
from the wrecking vessels.
Naw Yorx Dbt Goods Market.—At the last ac-
counts tUe market for most descriptions of dry goods
was doll; bnt the buoyancy in domestic Cottons
continues,. and some descriptions are withdrawn for
higher prices. Heavy Brown SheJti gs and Shirt-
ings are selling at 9)¿ cents, and light and midinm
grades, 8@8X- Drills, 9 cents for Brown, for
Bleached, and 10^ for Bine. Denims 10^ @10
cts. Prints are selling briskly, and the market is
t9@li;oentsfor madden, according to quality.
, Lawns held at Xl@15 cents. Ginghams selling at
ll@12 cents, including all the prodnotions.
j Mohila tJ.ldH
f Alaban , an'
| he issneda
if practice of he law, but
a time, den e a portion
f purea i has been
of his a ate Will be
■ bis tardy coav^ion. He
i. wniiwie for efecior, with
i from the fact that theftemo-
*«s greatly ln*ea*ed.
not now need his aid, indwe
i allowed himself to be diverted
t he «towed to the
canvas - 0f unconstitutionality or uncertainty
i to office
r; Emanuel B.
Tree Soiliam, and rank
among the iduuntíno
Empire state—men who have
• prteeiple for the sake of pror
now to prevail all
is now unrestrained
Havre number WOO,
pupils, in Mar
t church attendants,
a fcw years sidos
ates that there are in
t Confessions: Tko
, the Artaen-
tbs Calvienists and
. of the:'Gre*k.'
j all ihsasdenom
It is a revenue law, in full Ibroe, and unaffected
by the Penal Code passed at %e ra session, The
repealing olauae of the Cods, afta enumerating a
great number of Acts, concludes, " together with
all other laws and parts of l ws relating to crimes
and punishments." The. Aot referred to istfot a
law relating to crimes and punishments, but a rev-
enue law. ' The substance of it would have had no
proper place in the Ppnat code, and its* repeal is
not included in general terms which refer only to
matters which would be ia proper ptsoe ill •that
de. L V ■ ■ ' '
In oonolnsion, then, our answerto the question is,
that they only are to blame, wt M'' duty it is, un-
der the Act of February 2nd, 185 , té See that
liquorin isasqnsMtties tbanansqoaitbeootsold
without license, and who fail to enfoTS that law.
This is the special dutyof theQeiurty Ótók.Iwsr-
sqrsr and Oomrnissioners. And we also oonctude,
that the last Legsslature is entitledtothe oredit of
having passed the best Xiiquor Law that has ever
been in foroe in «Ms State.
j exchange, in
shown- by Bri Holmes,
rapidly in the
«fa grow to
i beany truth in this theory,
"" r none but de-
ber up «y)
_ 9 ib« ¿ment Jaw of
, if any parson without tí consent of the
owner,shall out d#wn,or destroy, any tree or tiaw
not hia own j or: oarry away
shall he punished, by flee
i the'value of the timber
i down, deetrtgted, or carried,
.for tb^M o||bfl|96S itisijot
snt, or Information, to
t.<t suoh timber, but it
) the timber was not
f. so ceding- , ;V
|, des traction, or: carrying
1 as a- separate offenoe."
'aré now lioeosed, and
t a command or receive fa-
ne a Dompihy,. until be
ion in «very require-
'In an interview
■ m one of the Lon-
' the firm of Bosseau,
fbrths procesa of ob-
t of being able
he ocean in
rbellaand musical in-
land an immense
I ornament, will,
i light, beautiful
leas, go to the
'the will, except
Piome amount of
i the air of
i can he
that there "shall
tltiea Me than one
fllty dollars for eaih
It imposed i
a license. The Act
calling ón which a Q-
and tailed or refuséd
or Colleolor should
person, sufficient to pay
at publio auction, after
law stood when the
towards as, and wheii
was passed, whici
liquors in less quau
pay the Ux, the
on property of
tax> and sell the
ten daya notice.
Maine law excitement
the Aot of February 11
authorized the people of
ties than one quart, should tt itensed tosuch
wat intiuUd to pun|h by flne of not ieqa
it no* more than tweii dollars, any person
who should sdl liquor in a% county where the
vote Bhonld be against the Ipenee. mftfflM
i,because the laugni ge f the law waa oi
The vots was taken in 11 the counties od
~ August, 18^. and a large ma-
of oonntiea decided agai^t the 'Hoensé—in
fact nearly all did so ; bat
ing, not to say ludicrous } to Wit1
ties which had voted against tl
sold without restraint M-
thiol had voted in,
liquor sellers werereqi"
assessed by the law.of 184SI
This Jaw Wás^contested as
void for uncertainty; sow* judges
others against it; but the general ■
waainoperative, except it the Comytro]
ment, which strenooualy enforced tin
the license > tax in tile
sajé Of liquor by the amaU,
* collection in ooontiee w;
against suofi sale. In a suit i
time, and carried to the Supreme
deoided till last fall at Auitia, the .
decided that this law was void, either on
it was surpris-
Í all: the coun-
|t whereas, iá
or of licensing
pay the tai
oertain which, as we have-not seen the
possibly the suit may have been merely
because of the repeal of the Act under whfa u
originated, by the Aot of February 2nd, 18S6.
This last named Act was , passed by the last íg-
islature.at it#legalár season. Its title is as jj-
lows: " An A<¡t to authorise County Courts of tt*
Stats In grant a license for the retail of splrituo^
vinous and (other) intoxicating liquors in quant
tie* less than a quart, and imposing a, license til
for suoh privilege." Thia Act imposed a II
tax of (250 ¡ requires bonds to keep an order!
house, <fco., and -prescribes a-penety for selling
in quantities less than a quart without;
Bridges, Burall, Johnson,
apt. S. Waller, Hamford, Wi
Fortune, Arthur, W. Hughea, H. B. F(
Moss.—We notice a sale of 28 bales Texas &t 8%
cents, cash, at New Tork, April 4th.
Hzdxs.—The New Tork Shipping List of April 4
reports sales of 479 Dry Matamoros, 36 ft., 80, less
4$ cent., same rejection ; 508 Texas, to arrive, usual
Wright, 27%, less 5 ^ cent., same rqeotion ; 150
smooth stretohed do., 29 lb., 81, less 4 $ cent., re-
jecting wster damaged.
W Speaking of the recent Mexican treatise,
which have not reoeived the approbation of our
Government, the Washington Star says: "They
objected to by the Fierce Administration, as by
this, only on a few points." The Star intimates
that the general terms of these treaties have "been
approved, and that Mr. Buchanan had not been
censured for having negotiated them.
Cotton Cxof o 1806 Aocording to the advi-
ces received j the decrease in the receipts at all the
porta, as oompared with last year, is 852,085 bales.
In the exports from the United States to foreign
countries, as compared with the same dates last
year, there ie a decrease of 842,768 bales.
Th* Gaxk of Billiabds is now prohibited in
several Statea, and the opposition to iteeems to be
extending. Amendments to the criminal code of
Mississippi, made By the last Legislature, forbids
the keeping of billiard tables, under penalties of
fine and imprisonment. All the billiard rooms at
Louisville, Ky., have been olosed in pursuance of a
Fums Coumnr.—Met March 28, Dr. M. B.
Posey presiding, 8. M. MoAshan, Seeietary. Bec-
ommended John W. Danoy for Lieutenant Gover-
nor. Delegatea to Waoo: C. 8. Lougscope, P. Y.
MoAshan, Wm. Hunt, W. F. Drisdale, J. ' W.
Danoy, J. T, Haraourt, A. McDow, J. Bishop, .W
J. Buseell, John H. Moore, M. B. Posey, C. H.
Taylor, J. W. Robinson, E. Hankie, B. Bob-
son, S. K. Lewis, B. B. Jarmon, B. L. Breeding,
W. B. Anderson, J. B. Burns, T.J. Henderson, J.
C. C. Smith, Charlee Lane, Wm. Gorbam, Thomas
C. Moore, Wm. Toung, T. B. Sorelle, A. Burleson,
S. O. Cookrell, J. Mullens, A. Zumalt, William V.
Criswell, Joshua Moore, Otte Houne, and H.
Bastsof County.—Met April. 9th, Ssmuel
Wolfenberger presiding, H. S. Morgan (Secretary.
Declared for George W. Smyth for Governor, and,
against Banking. Delegatea to Waco, JesBe Bil
Ungsley, M. W. Triggs, William }. HancockfcPbil.
Clairborne, John C. F. Hill, C. B. GarwocM, E.
J. Jones, Jacob Sorelle, James Jcfftsa, John W.
Bunton, F. W. MoClure, Wm. H. Garrett, George
W. Jones, Ira Middleton and E. P. Petty.
Falls Cora*?.—Met March 17, H. J. McKenzie^
presiding, J. D- Oitorf, Secretary. Delegates to
Waco; B. G. Shields, S. D. Barclay, T. P. Ay-
cook, Jas. Long, P. C.. Whitaker, C. V. Fortune,
David Barclay, E. A. Hatch, James Wright and
Johnson (Joüntt.-—Wm. B. Sherman in the
chair. Delegates to Waco : Henry Trennible, C.
C. Alexander, C. Billingsley, Wm. Chambers, W
H. 8. Vers till, M. M. Knght, G. B. Shannon and
Baylob Univmsitt.—We have before us a letter
from a student in this institution, written at the
commencement on the first of March, saying—
" The scenery around Independence is beautiful
In the extreme. For two or three weeks alter en-
tering the University I was rather home-siok, as
most of the students were; but the disease has
now disappeared, and all are bappy as the happiest,
there hardly ever being a harsh word among them.
Most, if not all, of the young men show a kind
feeling toward each other and the teaohers, wbioh
must make the institution thrive beyond doubt-
one proof of which is, tí>at the sohool has now up-
wards of one hundred and fifty students, more than
ever before and still increasing."
f Hon. William Fields, whose name has been
▼ery favorably proposed tor the the office of Gov-
ernor is several quarters, and by the nomination
of his own county of Liberty, declines the propos
ed honor *iid does not wish to be considered in the
field for nomination.
The Huntsville Recorder says tluit Gen. Houston
will.suppórt Mr. Buchanan's administration as long
as the latter adheres to the principles of'his inau-
gural address. This' may be regarded as a pretty
clear endorsement of the present administration by
the old hero of San Jacinto. We have heard him
expresa himself to the fuíl extent set down by, the
Recorder, and have reason to believe that not only
the President, but the Cabinet, command his res-
and confidence, and will meet with no cap-
ous opposition at his hands. We bare it fh>m
hie authority that, during the late canvass,
. Houston always spoke of Mr. Buchanan in
ia of high respect and confidence.
Shipping.—From the report of the Secretary of
the Treasury, it appears that in the course of the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1866, 21,682 vessels
entered the ports of the U. S., measuring 6,872,258
tons—an increase of 926,911 in tonnage over the
previous year. The total tonnage of tbe country,
June 80th, was 4,871,668 of which 678,018 was
in steam vessels. The vessels built during the
year were 221 steam vessela, 80 ships and barks,
697jtrigs and schooners, 479 sloops, making in all
1,708 vessels, measuring 159,896 tons. The av-
erage amount of tonnage owned in. the United
States was, in 1830,1,191,776; in 1840,2,180,784;
in 1860, 8,686,464; and in 1866. 4,871,668.
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Waoon Boabs ' to thu picctia—Letter writers
from Washington atate that the three Departments
of the Interior, of War, and of the Posto&qe are
uniting to hurry forward
wagon rood MifeisBippi to the Pacifio.
Qther account say that several applications have
been made for the construction of wagon roads to
the Faoifie, authorised by an aot of the late Con-
greso, but the. Beoretary of the Interior has taken
no aation in the promisee.
Forts Keaney and Laramie will not be abandoned
The aot of Congiesa for theeetablishment of this
rqad contains the following provisto \
That tW sum Of three hundred thousand dollars,
or as ífiuoh. thereof aa may be necessary, for the
ponstniation of a wagon road from Fort Kearney,
in the Territory of Nebraska, via the Sonth Pass of
the Rocky Mountains, to the easjprn boundary of
the State of California, near Honey Lake, to be ex-
p«pded torier tiiedriectiou>of ti>e Secretary of the
Intsrior, purenant to contraotá to b« made by him ;
said road to oonneet with and for an extension of
theroád already authorised ftbm Fort Bldgely to
the aforesaid South Pass.
That tbe sum of two bundled thousand dollars,
Or asmuch thereof as may be necessary, be appro
priatedfortheoonstruetionof a wagon road from
El Paso, on the Bio Grande, to FOrt Yuma, at the
have hitherto neglected to notice our se-
t exchanges, among them are the Telegraph,
i\tte, Civilian and a few others of the same
As Anfaurans and general news medi-
bey are unsurpassed by any, and tend much
^prosperity of our State,—Ttzas SaptUi.
ould return thanks to' both the Texas Bap-
*the Texas Christian Advocate for their re-
plimentaiy notices of the Civilian.
school is to be opened in Galveston oar
by Mr. Morrison. will "be seen by
nent in another column. Our cotem-
Sews says "Mr. Morrison is already
own to many of our citizens as a teaoh-
etofore given those who patronized
Assembly of the Presbyterian Church
s meets in Lexington, Eentueky,
ay in May.
of Mississippi have universally
> to a law reducing the rates for
Thia is right. Vgth the General and State Gov-
ernments asaumeV) fix. the rates of legal advertis-
ing so low that piters could not live by them if
applied to all othá work. A government has no
more right than an^dividual to dictate the wages
0" We have a o&munication signed "8everal
Citizens," pom plalnijiof glass, bottles, <fcc., being
thrown into the at reed by which the feet of hor-
ses are Often injured, ai suggesting the passage of
an ordinanoe to prevenk. "Several Citizens" are
referred to the law agaift nuisances,, which covers
the case. Enter complalto agalnBt offendera sub-
stantiate the Charge and Vr law will be found suf-
According to late returi^he" amount of specie
in the Banks of Boston, wa|three millions of do!
lars and their circulation uWarda of six millions,
while the amount of specie^ the banks of New
York was upwards of elev^ millions and their
circulation less than eight'an\a half millions.
v.— Spaltt and
The following is the texto!
been addressed by theSpenish
mouth of the Gila river, to be expended under the at Foreign Courts in relation
direction of the Beeratary of the Interior, pursuant
to contracta to be made by him.
That a Him of fifty thousand dollars be appro-
priated, for the construction of a wagon road Arom
Fort Defiance, in the Territory of New Mexico, to
tbe Colorado river, near the month ofthe Mohan*
i note wbioh .has
binetto its agents
i Mexican Be-
ar 17, 1857.
s and assa8sin-
epublic on the
'ijeots by the
of that Be
A Bark Affair—CanUan téfirsw «wu.
A few days since a portly Mend of ours, an A
No. 1 auctioneer of this city, stepped into a barber
shop in New Orleans and dem nded a shave. The
Officiating professor of the institution seised hls in-
struments, surveyed Auctioneer's phis and qukkly
performed the required operation. Auctioneer,
seeing through the professor's mirror sundry sec-
tions of gray hair in hia whiskers, conoluded to in-
vest adiaeor two more in having- them colored
soon turned him out a magnifi-
i whiskers, blaok aaaTex-
Having.been informed of rob!
ationa committed in the' Mexk
persons and property of Spanis!
soldiers of General Alvarez, the wgt or mat oe
public, the impression whion such % odious attack
has produoed on the Government o^er Majesty is
the more profound as it had manifeied a desire to
lend itself to a paoifict solution of fovious differ
enees, wbioh prevents the acoomplibtnent of the
treaty of the 18th of November, 18k) oonolnded
between Spain and tbe aaid BepublicLnd relative
to the payment of the debt admittedly the Mexi.
can Government as.due to Spanish
Without baying any idea of wishicft to rentfer
tbe Mexican people or its Governmen )iDt1y' res-
ponsible, We remain in expectation % Mexico
"What is my bill, sir!"
"Shaving 1 dime, hair <
"Why, my dear sirl—indeed, sir!—(runnfaq
bands into his pookets)—*pon my honor, sir;
dollar and ten oenta ia all the change I have •
me. You must takesn order on merohan!
ejaculated Auctioneer, deoidedly finstratsd
"Ohl not san," rajoined-protesor, "ma have
much timee seen yoar sort; deealaboose ia close by:
it wsajbetter you go dare, monsieur—ooe vere good
my good sir, I'm no lmpoetor r J *
Galveston; plenty bf "
And thus eeoorted, Auctioneer repaired to his
place of deposit and forked over "the «S10, feeling
better, though by no meatteaa weR as uaual.
8. Auctioneer got home laat night, held fortii
will use" its
of the Go
to the del
«o wash ot the stain
Bepnbho in Vq eyes of
allows suoh orii
id not ohaStiiM
.ver, the imprwóik
of her Catholio M
her subjects, and to <
to prevent the reeu
) eyee <
the Queen at Mexico 1
orders to demand from I
Uto the immpd
its and an indsmnit;
>jeota, with a i
;ioan territory in oase ]
It will readily beseent
name eonld never <
the Qneen shouli
the assassination and i
óf the eventuality of the 1
not being able to assure an« "
subjects, the Gov~
has ordered the (
s Havana, wil
the necessary pi
at tbe same time
given for five i
" to reinforce
Met March 28, Jaaeii
Riding. Declared almoet unanimoualy in fav
of H B. Bunnels for Governor. ^ Delegates to
Waoo ; Jason Wilson, C. E. Hilburn, Jo. MoCar-
ty, N. E. Griffith, W. B. Wright, A. S. Kottwitz,
J. T. Herman, Eli J. Shelton, Bobt. Pi.rce, W.
expedition against the
Pabis, March 15,1857.
„ , _ projected by Bussiain tbe
several private letters re-
oentiy reoalwl *pm St. Peteraburgh. These let-
ters concur m ib/ —
Peteraburgh is at
ures for a decisive _ d
popnlation of tbe Cauñuiú, in tho
ing once for all, with the independent tribes wl
have kept her power in oheck, and arrested the ao-
oomplisbmsnt of her designs in Ada. With that
object great preparations are on foot, and orders
have been sent to the troops who were echeloned
on the shores of the Caspian and on the banks of
the Araxes, to aot in case intervention shonld be
required by Persia. Thsy are estimated at not less
than one hundred thonaand men.
But, independently of that tone, Buasia is said
to have secured the aotive cooperation of several of
the ohiefs of tribes who reoognize her authority.
In Kussian Daghestan, to the North and South, the
Khans of Derbend, Tarkon, Kuba, Cliirvaa, Kara-
bagh, and others lesB known, are expeoted to fhr-
nish two bodies of horse and one of infantiy. The
chiefs have already received Bussian decorations
and high ranks in the Bussian'army.
The force whioh is thns abont to take the field ia
divided into five oorpe, whioh are to operate simul-
taneously on the north line, on thst of the Blaqk
Sea, on the centre, on the line of the Cespain, and
on uie south. Gen. Prince Bariatinski is the per-
son who is designated for the command in chief,
and with him will be associstsd a staff, composad
of officers seleoted from among the ablest and most
experienced of the Bussian ar y. It is even ex-
ioted that one of the Char's brothers ^ili proceed
ths scene of operation. *
I must say a word abont tbe preparations of ths
mountain tribes for war. The news of the Bussian
armaments appear to have excited great agitation
among them. The ohiefs who inhabit the northern
slope, Oil rather the whole valley of the Kuban,
have met together in order to deoide upon a plan
of common defense. Several oonferences have been
held, and the neoessity of a single authority, with
a view to the-unlty of operations, has been admit-
ted. To obviate jealousies among the cheifs it was
agreed to confer on a stranger the chief command ;
and a Hungarian wh has taken an active paH in
the wars of his own country and who hassinoe
became a Mnsselman, was selected. He accepted
the oommand, which was ofiéred to him by a depu-
tation, and some time< sinos left Constantinople
with about four hundred Poles, who are to form
the neoleua ofa Polish legion, u der the immediate
orders «f their own country men.
Two English vessels were freighted by fcim—4
brig and a steamer—and, besides tbe expeditionary
corps, oarried' out two field batterlse, some thou-
sand Minie rifles, rockets and ammunition,, fhf-
chased, it is said, in England and secretly sent to
the Bosphorns. '
1L 16, 1857.
ARRIVAL OF Ti
- í saa
DarABTTJBBS THIS 1
Berwick, at 4, p. m.
Steamship Dan'l Wei
The Atlantic leaves „i
Brick wharf, this i
r Orleans, from the
m- Somera Kinney, editor of the Copus Christi
Valley, is a^ain in the city, still measuring six feet
two, sporting a fine crop Of whiskers 'and looking
first rate, excepting a little fatigue from a sUfby
trip up ffi the schooner Ranchero. He represents
things as very quiet in the Nueces country.
Wxathxbt and Crops in Eastkbn Texas.— The
Naoogdoohes Chronicle, of 7th inst., says:
We were visited by a severe n'drthsr on Sunday,
and had a hard freeze on Sunday,night. Eviry
young green thing ont was killed, and some that
wasn't out. The growing oorn crop was nearly all
Suoax Cans was first introduced into Louisiana
by the Jesuits in 1761, A number of transports
with troops from France for tbe Colony of Louisir
ana, on the 17th April, of that year, touching at
St. Domingo, when tbe Jesn ta of Leogane, irfthe
bay of Port-au Prinoe, obtained leave to send on
board for their branoh establishment in New Or-
leans, a supply of oane and a few negroes used to
itsoúltívstion and the manufacture of sugar. These
canes were planted in tbe gardens of the Beverend
Fathers, at New Orleans, and their propogation by
the people zealously enoouTaged, but, from the great
difficulty experienced in making sugar from them,
b'nt 'little progress Was made in thair cultivation
nntil 1764, up to whioh time little or nothing was
known ófthe use of lime in the manufacture of sugar.
Although canes will grow as far north as 84 deg. it
is said that the syrap will not granulate. -
The Sdgar Crop of L ouisiana, last year, accord-
ing to Mr. Champotnier, was 78,976 hogsheads,
estimated at 81,878,000 lbs. This was the pro-
duct of 981 sugar houses and" nearly 400 bouses
produced nothing. The molasses produced was a
little under five millions of gallons. The crop of
Texas, last year, Mr. C. estimates, correctly, at not
over 150 hhds. Tbe crop of Louisiana has always
been subject to fluctuations. In 1828 it had reach
ed 86,000 hhds. The next year it fell off to 48,000,
It -had risen to 100,000 in 18Í84; but was only 80,-
OCÍO #1835, It rose to 115,000 in 1839, and 140,-
000¿in 1842. In 1848 it was 100,000 and in 1844
it rose to 200,000. The crop'of 1847 exceeded that
011846 by 100,000 bbds. The largest crop ever
made was 449,824 hhds in 1868. Mr* Champonier
attributes the short crop of the past year mainly
to the frost ot October, 1865, and tbe hurricane of
August, 1856. He does not attach much import,
ance to the idea that tbe cane bad become diseased,
fti, deteriorated by continued propogation from the
same seed. He anticipates a revival of the pros-
perity of the sugar interest; but (being 68 years of
age) scarcely expects to lire until another crop
equal to thatof 1868 is produced.
Snow to the depth of an inch fell at Liberty, on
the night of the 11th. A severe frost haa visited
all that region, and it is feared that great injury
has again been done to the yonng crops, which
were just recovering from the efleots of the frost on
The Slavs Tbase.—It is calculated that the
profits realized yearly from the African slave trade
amount to abont eleven million of doilare, while
the capital invested does not perhaps exceed fonr
millions: tiat there is a fleet of forty Vessels
manned by a thousand-men, and that by means of
the fleet some thirty thousand slaves are exported
yearly from the coast of Africa. •
Liberty.—The Gazette thus reports the progress
of our neighboring town:
In tbe town of Liberty there are now fourteen
stores, whsre almost any artiole called for may be
had. There is one hotel, and three private bouses,
where permanent and transient board can be ob-
tained. In the mechanical line, we have a saddler,
a tailor, a watchmaker, two blacksmith shops, a
'gunsmith, a wagon maker, a ehoemak-r that occa-
sionally works at his trade, a briok mason, two brick
yarda m operation, several carpenters; enongh law-
yers to do the legal business of the plaoe, doctors
enough to visit the few who -get sick here, and
schools where tbe yonng idea istaught to shoot.—
Also a drinking saloon, where cooling (1) d inks will
be served np in the hot monthB. Veri y, the town
has progressed within the past eighteen months.
Southern Paper.—For the last year a consider-
able portion of the paper on whioh the Daily
Times has been printed has come from a manufac-
turing establishment in North Carolina—and the
Only reason why We do'not use more of it íb because
we cannot get it. It is fully equal, and in most
respects dtoidedly superior to anvjwe can obtain
at the North for the same prioe. We trust that we
shall not bring any body into peril by thus reveal
ing the fact that we are in part supplied with
"nnting paper from the slaVe-holding States.
here is no reason bnt their own negligence and
want of enterprise, why our fellow-citizens of the
south should not wage successful competition with
the north in this and many other branches of man-
ufacture. We shall be happy to "encourage" them
our " patronage"—whenever we can make any-
ing by it.—New Tort Timet, 6th.
No War with Mexioo.—The Washington cor-
respondent of the New York Herald states that the
Spaniab Mieiater received dispatohea from his Gov-
ernment by the last steamer, that the expedition
on the part of Spain against Mexioo will not pro-
ceed to its destination, as it is believed that tbe de-
mands of Spain against Mexico will be complied
with to a reasonable extent. Thia arrangement is
owing, it is said, to the interposition of France and
will have there
, the defence of the
of Her Mnjesty
^ placed to ayengo
A Man in a Thousand.—We saw at the Interior
Department, yesterday, Mr. Benjamin F- Bobln-
son, the Government'agent for the Delaware In-
dians, a stalwart speoimen of the genus " Pro-
slavery Border Buffian." When the sales ofthe
Delaware trust lands took place not long since, the
money was paid daily as it came into his hands. At
the oonolnsion Of the sales he placed the whole
sum realized (in specie) $467,000, in two horse
wagons, and with a guard of some ten Delawares
and white men journeyed through " bleeding Kan-
sas" and the innmerable terrible Border Bnffians
looated in his path, crossing all the rivers on the
ice by the w;ay. nntil be reaobed St. Louis, where
he.deposited the whole sum without the loss of a
dollar, in the Sub-Treasury. This is an official
feat that should, injustice, be made known; for,
indeed, it is worthy of all praise.—Washington
Slatxry in Oreoon.—'The Port and (Oregon )
correspondent of the New Tork Herald, says the
question of a State Government is to be snbmitted
to the people of Oregon in June, and as they will
undoubtedly vote for it, Ore on will be asking for
admission to the Union in less than a year. He
"Tbe question of slavery will then be subm'tted
'* f" 'í^véi Hj'
ground ana numbers. The lsrge
lo early settlers (640 acres), with the spare popula
tion, will greatly influence many to vote for it who
otherwise would not.''
Marine Losses roa Maroh.—The N. Y. Courier
Sives a list of the vessels reported to be totally lost
uring the month of March, .Bhowing an aggregate
of sixty three vessels, of whioh eight were ships,
fourteen barks, eleven brigs, twenty ninei soboon
and one sloop. Tbe total value of the property
was one million, two hundred and ninety three
thousand five hundred dolían. Thia is the value
Ofthe property totally HÁexclusive of damages to
vessels not amounting to a total loar, and of partial
on cargo. ^
( the coal extracted from tile mines
. Teat year haa been equal to the
1 million of dollars,
' the gold mines of
EV Our thanks-are due thia morning to the:
speotive Pursers of the Webeter, Atlantio, Gi
ton, and Jones & Co's Express, for late paj
Bobinaon's Circus and Menagerie
per steamer Jenkins this morning, and wi]
on the Publio Square. 8ee hand bills.
Homomx.—The Liberty Gazetta leans from ths
Woodville mail rider that Capt. Sam. Rowe shot
and instantly .killed P. W. M'Danial,'Esq., in
Livingston, on Friday last. Capt. B?we was im
mediately arrested, and after an examination, plac-
ed under the oonduot of about forty men, to be
oonvSyed to Grimes oounty and lodged in jail.
The cane cuttings introduced into Louisiana by
the United State store ship Belease, from Dem ara-
ra, have proved almost an entire failure. Owing
to want of experience or proper care on the part of
the agent sent ont for them, in the seleotion, pack-
ing or Blowing of the " cuttings," they arrived for
the most part in a state of decay, and were almost
entirely worthless. They are said not to have
yielded enough to plant seven acres of ground in
all, while .the quality is in no way superior to that
grown in Louisiana.
George W. Smyth, of Jasper, haa reoeived
the nomination for Governor in the- counties oi
Jasper, Newton, Jefferson, Orange, Nacogdoches,
Sabine, San Augustine and Houston in the east,
and Bastrop and Caldwell in the west, a pretty
good endorsement for one not considered directly
in the canvass. Mr. Smyth, wo understand , does
not seek the nomination, but if nominated would
accept Of it from a sense of duty. Should neither
Johnson or Runnels be able to carry a majority, it
seems to be quite probable that Mr. Smyth may be
the man upon whom all parties could unite. In
that event, it is believed by many that either he or
Dr. M. D. K. Taylor, Senator from Cass, will be se-
i brought to New Orleans by the PhQa-
We give it infiill.
Granadlan Difficulty. ] ,
Herald of the 8d inst., has the foU
nee to (his matter: | *
Our readers will not be surprised to learn that
Mr. BowIji, the U. S. Minister, and Mr. Morse, the
. Special Commissioner, jointly deputed to lay before
the Executive ot Bogota the prop osition of the II. S.
Government, relative to the 16th of April, hare
been unsuccessful; that negotiations have been
suspended, and that now all further action in the
matter rests with Mr. Buchanan and his Cabinet at
Notonlyhaslhe demand of the United Statea
Government been refused, but according to our
private advices, the refusal haa been «9 insultingly
col rayed that there remains but one of two oour -
sea for the United States to adopt, namely, either to
submit to be insulted and brow beaten by New
Granatia, and quietly to withdraw her claim, or to
adopt that principle ot "self-preservation" ot which
tbe new President's inaugural spoke, and take by
force the indemnities and guarantees that have
been denied to her demands for redress.
Mr. Morse, it is stated, left Bogota on the 8th of
this month, but did not arrive at Carthagena in
time to meet the British steamer for Aspinwall.
Mr. Bowlin, we understand, will leave the capital
so as to reach here in May or June.
There remains nothing now but to await intelli-
gence from tbe United States as to how tbe matter
will be looked upon by the new President and his
Padre Vigil, of Nicaragua notoriety has been
appointed Curate of Mompos by the Bishop of
Dr. Scott b Churoh, at San Franoiaqo, was sat
on fire by an inoendiary and greatly'injured, a
short time sinoe. The loss is at $15,000.
Goons in Bond.—There has been a good deal of
doubt as to whether goods in publio store when
the new Tariff goes into e|feot receive the benefit of
tbe reduotion in duties. The National Intelligen-
cer published a copy of the law containing a olause
which limited tbe application of the new rates to
goods imported after the pattag* of the act. This
it appears, waa the reading of the original bill;
but the words in italio, it is now stated, were
stricken out hy Mr. Hunter, after he presented it to
the Senate, and before it passed to final action.
The 4th section of the law, as adopted, reads as
follows : " That all goods, wares and merchandize
whiob' shall be in the publio stores on the first day
of July aforesaid, shall be subjeot on entry thereof
for consumption to no other duty than if tbe same
bad been imported, respectively, after that day."
The Authority of Counoií.—A ungular legal
question has recently been deoided in the English
Court of Common Pleas, regarding the authority
of a lawyer to enter into a compromise of his
client's oase without bis consent. One of the moBt
eminent English council held the opinio^ that he
was not only justified in doing this, but that he
'it even so aot in spite of his client's objection.
Justice Crowder, who gave judgment in the
case, deoided that, within the oompaBS of his ordi-
nary functions, namely, the general management
of a oause, the ohoice of argumenta and the line of
Conduct to be pursued, the lawyer is vested by bis
client wiih an absolute discretion, of which he can
' nly be deprived by dismissing him from the case.
But compromises and settlements, though matters
of frequent occurrence in lawsuits, do not, in the
opinion of the court, come within the ordinary
function of counsel, but are, on the contrary, trans-
actions requiring a special authority.
Adulteration or Lard.—A singular communi-
cation was some time ago made to the London
Pharmaceutical Society bya Mr. Whipple, in which
be stated that having had reason, to suspect the
purity of commercial lard, he made experiments
which led to the detection of large quantities of
some farinaceous substance in it. In a quantity
weighing 105£ pounds, he found as much ¿É 22J
pounds of this foreign matter; and in another lot,
weighing 48$ pounds he found 12$ of a «¡miliar
substance. Mr. W. points out the pernicious ef-
fects which this adulteration would be likely to
produce in the employment of such lards for some
pharmaceutical purposes, and the danger which
might ensue from its application to machinery.
Another communication on tbia subject give® the
result of an analysis of some .American lard, via: 10
to lfiper qpt of wa'er, 2 to 8percentof al<in
About 1 per cent of 'quieklime. The alum, it
posed, is added for the purpose of facilitating
rising and increasing the whiteness of the con-
fectioner's paste, in which it is largely employed.
Flour in MissouRi.-The Legislature of Missouri,
at its recent session, passed a law requiring a 1
manufacturers of flour to place upon the barrels
containing it, "the name of the person or the_firm
who manufactured the same; also the State aUii
twon or place, and the mill or mills where manu-
factured, and also the grade of the quality and
weight thereto," under tbe penalty of twice the
value of tbe flour from which such particulars are
Omitted. .It also prohibits the defacing or altering
of any such brand under a like pénalty.
Tbe Printer and tbe Dutchman.
A Dutchman sitting at the door of his tavern in
the far West, is approached by a tall, tbin Yankee,
who is emigrating Westward, on foot, with a bun-
d le on Hcane over hia shoulder.
, "Veil, Mr. Yalking Shtick, vat you vant!" in
quired the Dutchman.
" Best and refreshment," replied the traveler.
W We notice with regret that the Hon. Guy
M. Bryan has been on an electioneering tour
through the interior. We should prefer to see tbe
people of the pounties in their primary meetings,
left free to canvass and determine upon their
choioe for Congress, without any effort to infiuenoe
tbeir action by the presenoe of any one of those
spoken of for nomination: oertainly muoh oan be
said to show that while perhaps all the other gen-
tleman remain quietly at home, leaving the peo-
ple unembarrassed by their presenoe, a proper sense
of propriety would have suggested the same course
to Mr Bryan, who has been a member of the Leg-
islature for ten years, partly reared in the State,
and ought to be willing to trust hir name in the
hands of the convention at Waoo. When a man is
nominated by a convention upon his merits and
oharaoter, without any connivance or extraordi-
nary solioitude on his own part, tbe people beoome
enthusiastic in his snpport. But when his nomi-
nation is secured by his own industry, he may rest
assured that there will be no enthusiasm among
the masses in his support. For our part we are
gratified to state that the man of our choice in thiB
matter, Mr. Potter, haa not left his home, nor taken
a single step to influence the action of a single man
or county. He does not desire the nomination
unless he is the free and willing ohoice of his party.
And such is the course of Col. Wiley and Judge
Paschal. These are plain faots, and we state them
from a sense of duty. Fully pledged to support the
norüinee, we do not desire to see any man nomina-
ted by previous log-rolling
" Supper and lotobing, I reckon."
" Yes, supper and lodging, if you please,"
Pe ye aYankee pedler, mit jewelry in your pack
to sheat tbe galst"
" No, sir, I am no Yankee pedlar."
" A singin-master, too lazy to vork!"
"No, sir." ''«■PHU
" A sbenteel shoemaker, vat loves to measure to
gals feets and hankies better tan to make te shoes.",
" No, sir, or 1 should have mended my own." r*
" A book-achen, votbodders te school committee
till dey do vot yon viah, ohoost to git rid of you t
'' Guess again, sir; I'm no book agent "
MUD j _r ~• TKit ^
Te tyfels 1 a dentist, preaking te beeplea jaws,
liar a sbrag, and runqin' off mit my daugh
at a dol
th§ I JUL..
" No, sir, I am no toot
" Phrenologus, den, feelin te young folks heads
like so many cabutoh V
u No, I am no phranol _
"Tel,den, vat to tyfels can yon bet—ohoost
toU, and yon shall baft te beeht aasaage for supper,
and ah lay all nigtit, free gratia, mitout a cent, and
a chill of viskey to start mitin te mornin."
u I am an humble disciple of Faust—a professor
itftha art that preaervee all arts—a typographer at
Votachdatr. ^ . ... ,v. _
A printer, Mr, a man that prints books and
a man vot brintah nooahpai
, datiah.ik A man vot printsh nooahoa-
vish I may pe shoot ifl did nottinkyon
v" * ediahtriek schoolmaster, who
Civilization is fatal to heathen nations. Any
one who reads tbe reports of the various mission-
ary and government agents, who have been en-
gaged in attempts to oivilize and convert the
American Indians, is led to believe that the abo-
rigines are rapidly becoming enlightened and
Christian people. We approve and applaud all the
benevolent labor whlob is expended for tbe im-
provement of their'condition, physioal, moral, and
social; but we do not believe that any elibrt oan
save them from rapid extinotion. Tne Westminis-
ter Beview says that in 1776, Captain Cook found
200,000 people inhabiting Tahiti. A census taken
just before the American Exploring Expedition
was there, showed tbe indigenous population to be
9,000. Tbe missionaries callr it 8,000. We are
told by the early navigators of the Paciflo, that
there were onoe human abodee, wherever there was
good soil and water, and that the population of
this group waa not less than S00,000. Twenty five
years ago within the period of strenuous missionary
effort it was double this. The Beview anticipates
the extinotion of these people as muoh more'Certain
than their oonvertion to oivilization and Chris-
tianiaty. A melancholy conolusion.
_ ¡F~ The idea that a man receives some new
dignity on ¿is accession to office, is repugnant to
our idea of republican equality. All plaoes of
publio trdst are and should be posts of honor, but
the incumbent shonld be as worthy of respect be-
fore, as after, he receives his position. Theoffloe
itself should carry along with it a certain respeot;
but this constitutes no part Of the private oharacter
of (he individual who fills it. A good citizen is as
muoh entitled to respeot in one position aa another.
"Pigmies are pigmies still, though perehed on Alps:
And pyramids are pyramids in valea ;
Each man makes his own auture—builda himself;
Virtue alone out builds the pyramids:
Her monuments shall last, when Egypt's fall."
Among tbe advantages to accrue from the con-
struction ofthe Southern Paciflo Bailroad, with its
eastern terminus at New Orleans, the Picayune
enumeratea the following. [That paper begins to
grew eloquent on the subjeot.]
-The tide of population will flow along thia ohan-
nel of commerce. Tbe arta of peace will aooompa-
ny the exodus of civilized' hordes, the oontrivancea
of industry will supplant tbe barbaroua implements
of savage life. The song ofjoy,the voiceof prayer,
the hum of thrift, will be there; and the spire of
the honse of worship will point to the throne of
Heaven tbe hopea and supplioations of tribes who
know not God, nor havs their portion with his
The Rochester Times says: "We could never
understand the reason why tbe man who sells a
yard of cloth, or a hoe, or an axe, or a pair of
shoes, is regarded by the community aa better or
more respectable than he who made it—nor be
who sells a barrel of flour, or ships it off to another
coontry, than he who raised tbe wheat from which
it was manufactured."
The only reason why such ia the case, is tobo
found in a false public opinion—in a disposition to
judge men by their clothes and exterior appearance
rather than by ths only true bads, merit The
man, however humble hia occupation, who product
yTTV>thinB upon whioh hia fellow beings may
subsist or with which they may
, ftosa Msw
important news from Oestral
. Capt. Smith, also arrived
Orleans f 1
St. Loots,. _
Governor of Kanaas i
with Book Island bridge,
early day. ,
Owing to the great distance to China, and
time neosasarily Involved in reosiving offioial
munioations, the administration is solioitous of
leoting a Minister in whom the utmost oonfidsnoe
oan be placed, and who will be governed bya wise
discretion, considering the general intereata in-
volved, including our increasing oommeroe in that
part of the world.
From the Aspinwall .Courier extra of tbo 4th
inst., we extract the following news from Greytown,
On ihe 28d or 24th of the past month, CoL
Lockridge destroyed the defences end abandoned
the poaitions at Serapiqui and San Carlos Ialand,
and with all his forces on board tbe steamers Rea-
eue and Scott, went up the river to attack the fort
Two deserters arrived here on Sunday last.
They stated that they left on the Friday night pre-,
vious—that Col. Lockridge was then at Machuca
Rapids, and that he had bee? engaged up to that
time in getting his provisions, ammunition, ete^
over the Rapids—that it was his intention to at-
tack Castillo the next morning (Saturday.)
Col. Geo. B. Hall, Capt. J. E. Farnham, and
Lieut. James Smith, have been dismissed from tbe
command for intemperance, and for conduct un-
becoming officers and gentlemen; and charges have
been preferred against them and forwarded to
Headquarters ot the Army.
Also, Dr. Anderson and Richardson of the 2d
Battalion, are dismissed for absence without leave.
The latest date from Walker's recruits up the
San Juan uiver, is to the 27.th ulL, at which time
the whole force, about 6U0 men, including sick
and wounded, bad been taken above Machuca Ra-
pids, ten miles below Castillo, aud were there en-
camped. Everything valuable had been removed
from Serapiqui and San Carlos island, and tbe for
(¡fications destroyed. All the men, ammunition,
provisions and boats were above tbe Machuca Ra
pids and preparations were being made to attack
Castillo at the earliest possible day.
The Oirzaba brought down twenty men for
Walker. The ste-mer coaled at Manzanillo on
the 18th of March, and obtained accounts of tbe
battle of the 16th, fully confirming the former ac-
counts. President Walker and his forces were in
good health. .
Important from Nicaragua.
Bunsr that Lockri dge baa taken Cae
New Yore, April 18.—By the George Law, we
have intelligence that a rumor reached Greytown
on tbenU htot tbe 2d inst., that Col. Lookridge
took Castillo on the 80th ult., and that his entire
force amounted to 400 men, the Costa Bicsn force
being about the same number.
It is stated that Lookridge experienoed a loss of
twenty seven men, and that his force killed over
120 of th; enemy and roated the remainder.
The above despatch to the Picayune is probably
true. . >
Wasbínoton, April 18.—Kirby Benediot has been
re-appointed Associate J us tica of ths Supreme Court
of New Mexioo.
Gen. Harney Ordered ta Kansas.
Washington, April 18.—Gen. Harney has been
ordered from Florida to Port Leavenworth.
Expediton against the Iowa and Oheyenne
' Troops Ordered, to Utah.
Col. Sumner in command at Fort Leavenwoth,
has. been ordered to proceed against the Iowa and
Cheyenne Indians with a foroe of 1000 man.
He will afterwards proceed to Utah with his oom-
Troopa in Kansas.
Three thousand troops uuder command of Gen-
erals Smith and Harney will be in Kanaas in ¿one
Tbe Florida Indiana. ,4; ¿
igements alieady made to indttoe Billy
id the Seminóles in Florida, to remove
Bflearagna Steaaasbips Wit
Nxw Tork, April 18,-The steamabipa of t
Nicaragua line have been, withdrawn for I
Snow stem a* Vlckakarg.
We had a snow storm here yeaterda
April 12. Tbe snow melted as fast aa i
Our Bxlationb With China.—Wa
April 6.—Our affairs with China oontinue 1
to send one hithar
How fork market.
Naw York, April 14.—Only a moderate baainsaa
is doing in ootton. Dealers are awaiting tbe arrivi *
of the steamship. Prices are In favor of ths bu;
There is a good business doing in sugsr, at,,
advanos in oonssqusnos of late advioea from
The Barniag of Canton;
[Private Cor. of the Dublin Evening Mail.]
Cantos, Jan. 18.—The only active movement
that has been attempted was on yesterdsy. The
day before arrangements were made for firing tbe
whole of the suburbs of the city oo tbe north bank
of the river. Our orders were to fire the suburbs
from the west oorner of the city wall, In a direc-
tion westward. All ,tbe bullets I saw were made
of iron, very unshapely, and like what we
should call'slugs. It wss with difficult
prevent tbe men from shooting ever;
tbey surprised in the houses;
erted tbe greatest attention
would have been murdered.
This burning proceeding is very horrible; and I
wish we were done with it, which, I am bappy to
say, I think is the case, at least for the present.
Tbe Admiral bad great forbearance in not attempt-
ing it before, which he might eaaily, and perhaps
justly, have done. The extent wbioh has been
destroyed is a line of perhaps two miles
north bank ot the river, and peni
from two to four buodripd yardi^
part of the'city has also been burnt
from the fort, -fhich is held by us.
ed about twenty-tour hours. The
written for about 6,000 men from
expeot 600 men from Singapore. .
We have not yet beard what effect
ceedings have had on tbe Chinese gai
extraordinary thing la, tty£ what
not in the least affect the .other
with which we trade. All ac
tbey are quite indifferent to
glad than otherwise that th)
they hate, are getting touched-up. ' Tbe
ed rebels are quite close to us, and made overtu-
res to us to become our allies; but, as the general
impression is that they are only a band of thieves,
we have not entertained their advanoes~OGÍisteuéd
to thein in any way. It is extraordinary that the
constant pressure does not make the Chinese Gov-
ernor give in, as these rebels are playing the devil
with the whole of the neighborhood, burning aad
ig villages in every direction.
Days to Jxrubaux.—A writer in tlar-
'ine says that tbs Holy City Is i
days from New York. 8t '
r steam. The route is this; Ne
ol, eleven days; Liverpool to Marseilles,
ys; Marseilles to Alexandria, eight one
. f net, two more days to Jaffa, and two daya
on horseback to the gates of Jerusalem.
West will now be ca tried ont.
new Orleans Har!
Monday Evening; April 13,1857.
COTTON—Buyers come forward quito'freely to-day,
and some 9000 bales hare changed hands at about the
range of our last quotations which are repeated.
Interior 5 C10
Good Ordinary 1SJ<®12S
Low Middling 13*®13)i
Good Middling i> ......14 <su2
Middling Fair i UXftMü
STATKMSHT Or COTTON.
Stock on hand 1st September, 1856 bales 7,1S8
Received lince ..1,414,933
Reoeived to-day 3,516—
number of seamen of all nations is sstimat-
nearly two millions. Tbe commercial marine
bunt the world was stated In the year 18SS
iraoe about 16,000,000 tons. Of this amount
it Britain had 5,000,000, the United States 6,-
sw,000, and other nations of the earth—in AaU
and Europe—had the residue. j
A Golds* Wrddino.—The Newbury port Her.
aid of Friday morning says :
"A golden wedding took place yesterday, in
this city, and ia the first that we have known to
be celebrated here. Mr. Samuel Safford, seventy-
five years old, was married to Poll} Hobbs, now
his wife, and seventy one years of age, on the 26th
of March, 1801—60 years ago yesterday. Mr.
Safford's father was Benjamin Safford, pf Exeter,
N. H, who lived to be 98. Mr. Safford's father
was Abraham Hoobs, of Topsfield, and her mother,
who bad twelve daughters and one son, Uved to be
91, snd her great grandfather reached 109, and
rode on horseback when he m 100 years old.
This will show bow the qualities of parents are
transmitted to their obildren. >
On this fiftieth snnivsrsary of Mr. and Mrs. 8af-*
ford's nr arriase was a gathering of their family-
consisting of nine children, all marrid but one,
varying in ages from 49 to 88 yeara—with tbeir
husbands and wives, making seventeen. It is a
striking fact that no death has occurred, in thsse
long yeara, in their immediate circle."
Exported to data...
Stock on band and On ship-board not cleared 193<B08
Floor—St. Louis Superfine 9636 12x; Ohio *5 75-
(35 87>4@6. flne $5 75; St. Louis Extra 7®7 50 % bbl.
Coa*—iellow from store at 63o.; (2x965o. for mix-
ed; Choice white at 70c. V bushel.
Baooh—Ribbed sidesll<|(o. 9 fc-
Lass—Head Lard sold at I3o. and '1000 kegs at 14c.
WaisKET—BecOflea still offering at 24J£. Haw sold
at 25c. 9 gallon.
Corrut—Rio atl0 llo. 9 ft.
Bnauaea—New York60 days... lgSlg 9 etdla.
New Tork Sight........... par® % 9 ot pr.
Bsar Cauls—Ws quote Western st 10® 10j<o. rough
and tiir at 99 lOo. and Texas and inferior cattle at 4^-
•7c. * ft net.
Cotton.—For the twenty-fonr hours ending at 6
o'clock last evening, there waa not a bale of ootton
reported as having arrived. The receipts on Sat-
urday were, from the Sabine Pass 808 bales ; from
Galveston, 94; from Bayou Sara 22. Total 419
The receipts for tbe corresponding days laat year
was 7,984 bales.
The Viokuburg packet Princess was ax peo ted laat
night, and two or three boata from Bad Biver, with
one of the Memphis paokets. Ths receipts this week
will show a great falling off.
The exporte on Saturday were, for Liverpool 8,-
578 bales; for Spain, 1912 balee; for Havre, 6726;
for New York, 718; for Boston, 276. Total 12,-
On Htnmaxn Mils Baoc.—The Sprln
of one htindred miles, the starting point being the
I ...^ „ , ,. JldBe-
pnbliean, in giving an account ofthe lata bone raoe
of one hundred miles
city of Albany, says:
The hundred mile pole was looated at Whitobo-
ro, a village four miles north of Utloa, and the
road lay along the Mohawk river, mnddy, with the
usual spring prising, and particularly hard for
auoh a trial.
It ia reported that the Taylor horse is already
dead, and that tbe Dalton horsi is little better—
certainly,ruined ; and to cap tbe whole infamous
transaction, it is said that the payment of the bet
to Taylor will be contested, and that tbe whole'
thing will probably be deolared by tbe judges a
draw bet. ♦
Tax Canal's Brvxhob.— A few yean ago it
ehanoed that a valuable oamet, working an oil mill
In Africa, waa severely beaten by its driver, who
perceiving that tbe oamel bad treasured up tbe in-
jury, and was waiting a favorable opportunity
revenge, kept a strict watch upon the «
Time passed away } the oamsl peroalviu
was watched, waa quiet and obedient
driver began to tbinfcthat the beati
ten, when one nighti af
China and tbs " Ofttxr Babbablans."—Lord
Palmers ion, in one of his speeches in defense of
the War in China, distinctly asserted that the gov
ernment was in treaty with France and tbe United
States to send a joint diplomatic mission to Pekin.
to arrange for putting matters'on a more satisfac-
tory footing. Tbenegotiationa had been interrupt
ed by the breaking ont of these unfortunate occur-
rences, though he ho[ed they would again be re-
The total imports of cotton at Liverpool laat year
were 2,809,067 bales—an increase of 90,674 in
American and 76,109 in other kinds. Of tbis im-
portation 2,267,662 were used for English manu-
facture, and 286,9u0 went to the European conti-
nent, leaving a balance of 281,480 bales on hand
at tbe close ot the year.
g* The Singapore papen report tbe loss ef tbe
Dntoh barque Mercuriua, on tbe north coast of Bin-
tang, while on her wsy from Amoy to ~~
She had on board 260 Chines paseengere of
rards of a hundred are said to have been
at the fallare and diaoovsry of
daahedits head against toe w
ton Herald lesna from
that olty, that
months, the man who slept on a
tbe mill, whilst, as is customary, the camel..
led in a oorner, happening to remain awake
served by tbe bright moonlight, tbat when all' waaN_
quiet the animal looked oautionaly arotnd
softly, and atealing towarda a spot Share v bái
of olotbes and a bernous, thrown o*releas!yo9
ground, resembled a sleeping figure oast i War
violence upon tbem, rolling wit
tearing them viciously with its
its revenge wss ooraplete, the <
to its oorner, when tne driver
and at the sound of his voioe,
mistake it had made, tbe anil
in Fox borough, (Mass.)
bonnets a day a— '
For more than t
pis are engaged
all over the world
of their mam
o'clock on the morning
in the death of ¿x persona,
ert Dunn, one
at tbe works.
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