Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 15, Ed. 1, Tuesday, July 22, 1851 Page: 1 of 3
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GALVESTON WEEKLY NEWS
TH WlOBt AND CUEArECTKCtrsrirEKIK TEXAS
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Columbia Jn Nash
DouslUgliaeoKdochesco. W.J Moore.
Houston CharlM Bowman.
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tenth the expense. In addition to the general routine of
private disease It Hdly explains the cause of manhoods
ady decline with observations on marriage besides
saany other derangements which it would not be proper
to enumerate in the public prints.
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f ve copies will be sent tor one dollar. Address. "DR.
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casea described la hisdUTerrnl publications at his offices
1SS Spruce street every day between 9 and 3 o'clock
(Saadsys excepted.) febll ly w
WaOLSSALX aD KETA1L DEALS ft IK DKT O00DI GK0CE-
aixs iaos avwn baudwabc
JVcik street itmxbn.
WILL pay strict attention to thedlpitch of Cotton
Hides Peltrtes Pecans or other prodnce sent to
his care and fill orders at the lowest cash prices.
SOOTT fc SEARING Manufacturers of fashionable
Cloih.nrai wholseale and retail os. S and 4 Canal
corner of Old Levee street. New Orleans Manufactory
and Wholesale Room No. 33 Nassau street New ork
ONVieTrlnlly River one mllefrom tho town of Liberty
m Sugar Plantation containing six hundred acres of
land: one hundred and twenty-fire acres In cultivation
gfty In cane lu good repair comfortable dwelling out
mouses and sugar works la good order and complete ; Ore
vokeofoxen three carts farming utensils all in good or-
ler; two hundred head of hogs three hundred bead of
cattle aud forty bead of horses and mules with the crop
aow growing or without the crop. Por terras apply to E.
S. Wood Hardware merchant J. C Kunn Galvestonor
the uederslgnedon the premises.
aptSnw k. W. DESMUKE.
IXCLESPIE KIcFARLAD A. SAYLES
COCKSXLLOBI kWD aTTORKETS AT LAW.
wtTIlL practice in the courts of the third Judicial Dis
W trtct and adjouilsg counties and in the Supreme and
PlBRTerLLatfttX I .T.3t(riRLAWH
mis satles 1 iraiAm-tom
FRIDYV JUIYV 18 1951.
Ci?" tt e are authorized to announce Ills Excellency.
P II Urn a Jan1l:laU fn fn.r.t.. a.Li- "
lithe ensuing election In August next.
IT?" We &re aathorCfed to announra DFVJaxiiv ii
EPPERSOV of Ed Hirer county u a candidate for Go
rumor ai ue Angus election.
as a candidate for Governor a I tbo election tn August next
CUeawauthoriredio announce Gn t J CHAM-
ibus cawuaaiA ror ine omce or Governor of tbo
Stale; audio saj tnat he will shortly gife his views upon
sucb topics of public interesti as be may consider most
important to the people.
Zy U e are authorized to announce CoU MIDDLE
TON T. JOHNSON as a candidate for Gorernororthu
State ol Texas t the cnaalng August dwctkiB. T V-1
CF" U are authorized to announce JAMBS WV HEN-
DLRiOX EsqM a candidate for Uw GoTenortt lte -election
to be held in August next. X!fyP2sjs 2
IS as a candidate to represent the VVoatorn GotigreiaioBal
District of Texas in Congress. V -
3 e are authorized to announce ff. X POTTEfiVJ
t-aq oi mis cy as a canumaie to represent ine western
The rapers of the Western Oon"rc5ional District of
Texas are requested to copy the above and forward ac-
coanis io mis jmce.
fS" We are authorized to announco Gen HUGH Mo
LEOD as a candidate to represent tbo estem Con-
gressional District of Texas In Congress.
tsT" e are requested to announce Col V. L. HOW
AItU as a candidate for re-election to represent the sec
ona U)ngression&i uutrlcl ortmsaiate in the uongrt?i
fTT" IVe are authorlzod to annoiinca Ma'f THOS. B
HOW IU as a candidate to represent the District com-
posed of Colorado and Fort Bend counties In the next
rWeareamhorlredtoannounceGU M BRVN
Esq as a candidate to represent the county of Brazoria.
Inthenext Legislature of this Elate
JTi7"Ue are authorized to annonnce the lion. Tl 10
WM. WARD of Austin as a candidate for Commis-
sioner of the General Land Office
3 U e are authorized to announce Capt STEPHEN
CItOSDT the present Chief Clerk In the General Land-
UtlTce as a candidate for Commissioner of the General
Land-Office at the ensuing UecUon in August.
Z5T U e are authorized to announce O C. HARTLEY
Esq. as a candidate for Itepnsontalh e from this count
In the next Legislature.
pe are authorized to announce HENRY AN-
DULU S Eeq as o candidate io represent Galnston
county in the next Legislature.
DO" The schooner Magnet C. Ilaslonp master
cleared for Bremen on the 15ih mst loaded with
O" Oar latest Ken "Orleans files are almost
uholly barren of Telegmphic news. Our readers
mar therefore understand the cause of our present
issue not continuing thff usual summar) of sucli
ICr We notice that John M. Gibont Esq has
retired from the Journal of this city having tak-
en his leave of the public in that paper of the 1-lth
insL It is quite unnecessary for ns to say that
Mr Gibson during the time he has had charge of
the Journal has established for himself the repu-
tatiou of an able and judicious writer and we feel
assured that his withdrawal will be much regret-
ted generally hy the patrous of that paper. Iu
whatever enterprise he may next einba-k he ha
V best wishes for success equal to his most san
Hr Epperson's Speech.
According to prctioqs notice given by hand biIL
Mr Epperson delivered an address last night at
pLmiirr. fr '-""K" j1'1 qtf-""j Jt- -.
Gunziazciitt "XJpmi me iiuporiaiu HK;aniHer.fcta
of our Stale Jr. Epperson gave his views clearly
and al considerable length In the course of his
remarks he intimated that Cos. Bell teas a seces-
sionist; basing his hypothesis upon the fact that a
majority of the State Rights men of our State
were giving him their support
Jfr. Epperson was particularly severe upon S
Carolina and in his denunciations of nullification
secession and every other practical measure for
resisting a mijonty in Congress he even surpassed
Gen. Houston. In fact the leading Whigs and
Democrats of the present day instead of being at
issue as formerly upon the subject of State Rights
appear to be vicing with each other in ridicule and
abuse of the only State that would interpose those
rights for its protection against the acknowledged
usurpations of Congress. It has now become so
fashionable to abuse South Carolina that even
candidate even for the tiCce of Connable seems
to think his speech incomplete until he has launch-
ed forth in expressions of holj horror and patriotic
indignation at w hat he calls the treason of that
State. Well we suppose this must be a popular
theme and one that is deemed essentially neces
sary to secure success m our elections So long
as this is the case we rfiall expect all our candi-
dates both higs and Democrats to be sufficient-
ly abusive of South Carolina to suit the popular
Very many of the sentiments expressed by Afr
Epperson mtt our approbation ; and w e have only
to regret that he seems to have adopted the idea
now so prevalent that a State Rights man cannot
be a firm and consistent friend of this Union.
O James W. IIendenou Esq addressed the
citizens of Galveston at the Market last Monday
nighL We were deprived of the pleasure of be-
ing present; but have heard the speech Fpoken of
in terms of much approbation as a full frank and J
unreserved declaration of the speaker's views on
all the leading questions before the people Though
we may and probably do differ with Mr. Hender-
son on some questions yet we have alwajs given
him credit for being bold candid and consistent in
hu opinions; which qualities are the more lobe
appreciated in proportion as intrigue and politicaj
treachery become the order of the day. We hear
Mr. Henderson's profpects of success spoken or
favorably by many ; but among so mauy candi-
dates it is no easy matter to predict results.
Judge Webb is Clabksville The Hon
James Webb a candidate for Associate Justice of
tiie Supreme Court addressed the people of Clarks-
ville Red River county on the 24th ult The
Northern Standard sayB his speech was well re-
ceived. D"Wc noice that a new Law Book has just
been published in ew Orleans by Gustavus
Schmidt entitled: "The civil law of Spam and
Mexico arranged on the principles of the modern
codes with notes and references preceded by a
historical introduction to the Spanish and Mixi-
can law and embodying in an appendix some of
the most important Acts of the Mexican Con-
gress." "We have not had lime to examine this
work ; bnt those who wish to see it will find it by
applying to the Postmaster of this city who is the
sole Agent for tins State.
A Useful Sofa. A Cincinnati paper describes
a sofa which is susceptible of being changed by
section 3 into twenty-five different positions It cau
be formed into an arm chair with stools writing
desks oVc and in a minute's time be disposed into
its originally shape an excellent contrivance for
bachelors or invalids.
LATER FROMJEW ORLEANS.
ABRIVAL OF T1TE YACHT.
The Bteamship Yacht Cant Forbes arrived
on the 1 Gth inst at about S o'clock bringing dates
tothe 13th Tlie following is a listof her consigned
rissES'CEits Mrs McIIenry an J Scott Mr Scott an 1
lady T ClsppW Armstrnnr Mr HouMon Mr I'lullif s
Mr Tfhitehead O 1 Clolev. W Martin. L Hents Mr Lor-
raine John O Conner 1 TCulhard W Wooirord J B Wil
son. R Martin
CoraiGlEts Doswell Ilill L Co. BipG Mills Tra
ITendly &. Co J Berlocher St Cyr A. Sydnor Jones 4.
Cflord N D LahUe S Mass. A Baldinger. P Flake J John-
son L Frosh O Tan Tectan
jJET The Pica) une of the 13th rast. says . " Tol.
Kinsey so long and so farorabh known as one of
tke jnotf enlerpising citizens of Western Tcias is
?H)ere making arrangements
in m1rinVAW Kn. u.
which must result
- . -fiTir"v" " upu uig
upon the route or causing
already engaged in the coasf trade to
pay rnsre frequent visits to Corpus Clinsli " Suc-
cess attend all such efforts
Later from California
The steamship Cherokee amvedt N. Orleans.
a week ago Sunday with dates ffomCahfornia to
1st all. Three fourths of the burqt distngLflL&m.
rrancwco bad been rebuilt the Batnirvas'thecase
with Stockton. The prices of goods had not ad-
vanced as much as had been anticipated owing to
the large quantity on shipboard which supplied
the place of those destroyed The report from the
mining region were favorable. There were re-
ported many Indian diflicul tes An execution
for murder nnder the laws of California took
place the 37th of Maj.
The political canvass has furly commenced
Doth parties have held their conventions and made
their nominations. Tha Whig ticket is as fol-
lows: For Goternor Pieron B Reading of Shasta
For Lieutenant Governor Drury P. Baldwin
For Justice of the Supreme CourtTod Rob-
inson of Sacramento.
For Attorney General William n Fmr. f
For State Comptroller Alexander G. Abel! of
For State Treasurer J. M. Burt of Butte
Tor Surveyor Genet al Walker Ilerron.or fcan
For Consreni E J G. Kewen of Saerunen-
to and B 1 .Moore of Tuolumne
The Democrats made the following nomina-
For Governor John BiMcr
For Lieutenant Gorcrtor Samuel Purdy
For JuJre of the Supreme Court -bolomon
For State Treasurer Richard Rotn.tu.
Fur Comptroller Winr'ou S Puree
Fur Attorney General Samn-I C I!n-.(mg
For urreyor General William M Edd.
For Members of Congress Joiph W. 51c-
Corkleaud Eduurd C Murbhall.
Judcf WiiFEiFnA-We nre sorrj toleini tint
the fnendi ofJudje Wheeler are somen hat ft ir
ful that he ma full bihiud his competitor in the
approaching election Wc had fuj posed that
Inlet er difference of opinion there mi 'hi lie res-
pecting the claims of other caudid-ileshc u is so
eminently popular that hu would be foremost
amnngtli.m IlNimimpe.tcli.ible moral chnnc
Ur hiri tried intejnt ni.rf lit r.-n fi ii il wnmm
m ... Iii - " Jr-' T1 ' LT.IJ " JT.U " -wwrTt'i .tiXiU of
uu who iw.e iittiii so lortiiuale as to Ucouil ac
quamted wait him He is po retried and ums-
su tiling that he mil necr attempt to urge Ins own
claims before the people but we are confident
they have sufficient intelligence and d -. rmnent tn
appreciate his merits and by their suffrages v. ill
never exclude from the bench uf the Supreme
Court of lexas one whose tinment iruics and
legal acquirements would do credit to the Supreme
bench of the Union Houston Tel
We agree fully in the ubovesentimenls In
fact Judge Wheeler is preeminently fitted for the
elevated position he now occupies. He is not ouK
above reproach bnt above suspicion in the mcor-
ruptible integrity of his private and public life
It would certainly be a matter oT regret. with
every good citizen that such a man should be 'de
feated from an unwjlhngnessato resort to the usuul
arts of electioneering
ScLrntm Springs Grimes Countt The Tex-
as Ranger of the 9th mst has the following para-
graph in relation to the Sulphur Springs in Grimes
Tho vutilors at the Sulphur Springs appear to
be quite numerous Among the families hu have
gone there to repair their health we notice our
friends the Rtv. II L. Graves and lad) of In-
dependence. They speak highly of the beneficial
results they experienced at the Springs Several
families from the lower Brazos hate taken up
their abode for the summer among wlnrh are
Ur fcllengcr lady and daughter; Mr. I'ennee
Mrs Vennce daughter and hoii; Mrs Washington
and Mrs Hamsun from Jackson Mies; Mrsck-
edy;Mias PepperaU Mn Lincisler from Wash-
ington and numbers of tithers whoic nanus we
do not remember
The Caors iv Harrison Couvrr The Texas
Republican of the 5th inst gives the fd.ow.ns
unpromising account of the crops in that region:
We have seldom seen the proepect of the crops
more gloomy than at present. Tour or live wt eks
ago they necr looked better ; but since that time
welme had but one and that au in significant
show er. Fverj thing is burnt up: the corn is liter-
ally ruined nud unless we hate a timely ram
cotton must snffi r greatly. We have seld m teen
such a long continued and disastrous drought
Gov. Bell in Marshall. The Texas Repub-
lican of the 28ih ult sijs:
His excellency Gov Bell has been in town for
the lost fewdajs We regret to state that he
has been quite indisposed during the most of this
time. Gov B.h&smairy warm personal and po
Iitical friends among ourcitizens whu ha.euhigh
appreciation of Ins talents and his virtues
The Fall of the Fref Ncgro The Govern-
or of New Mexico in his late message to the
Legislature of thai Territory has recommended
that prohibitory acts of the severest character be
passed to prevent the eutrauce of free negrots into
that Territory. He treats the race as a nuisan-e
and their presence as a "disgusting degradation"
and would have them excluded by law from the
The Ann Arbor (Mich) Argus states that the
iron from the mines of Lake Superior is of a qual-
itysupenor to any other. It ranks even higher
than the celebrated Swedes iron befhg more mal
leable tougher and not so subject to flaws It is
now the only iron used on the luke steamers
where superior strength is required
From New Granada Accounts from Bogota
to May 20th state that the Gut eruor has recom-
mended a declaration of war againt Ecuador and
that a levy should be made of 3000 troops An
auxiliary force under Geu Flo res is expected from
Peru This confirms the late telegraphic dis-
patch. The following papers of the Eastern Congres-
sional District have hoisted at their mast head the
name of the Hun Richard fccurrv . the nominee
of the Henderson Con ention for Congress to wit.
iier telegraph flagor the Union and Jetitr-
son Herald ; it is also said the Northern Standard
and Dallas Herald will sustain the nominee.
x ft H
WILL OF THE
PXE SHOULD RULE."
The Crop! eje
Martund The BaluWe Sun of the llh
iutt sajs ''Heavy raifulhave veiled vnnous
sections of the country as iejearn by our Mary-
land exchanges daring thefTent week greatly
reviving the corn potaodand garden stufttf
which were sufTering mud. from drought. The
ram here lastetcnmg wa qnW refreshing."
A letter dated Upper MaJsJro(Md ) July 1st
from an extensive Tobacco? Kvjer to his agents
m Baltimore says : I W-quest that you
will not sell any of myjiolgL-s for les than $7
Under no circumstance enn there now be any-
thing like as much ftmacty made as there was
last year. The droughCIs unprecedented
ViRGiMt. The Iijnclibj; Republican of the
3d sa)S. "After a disasfuroTrS drought of several
weeks we had a slight rltirlfcre on Mondav eve-
ning lat butnotenoughnou) any material good
In the- greater part ofjijfpiiTounding counties
the drought has beeirgreaajf than here and we
hear universal complaints' n regard tothe pros-
pects of tobacco corn croisf-c;- Tobacco plants
are dying in tlie beds.
South Carouva j v.
the 2d says: "For tht lalj
Abbeville Banner of
!i weeks one district
has been vis ttd with fim
ers which mil no
doubt bring out the croi
etter than was an-
We regret to learn
ticipated a few v. eeks
that in the vicinity oj
Mills the drought
lias ueeu iTtcu'LYLT
recent rams how-
a different nppear-
StlK. UM IWltasOV V
Tho Greenville MoniuJKeer of the 3d says:
"After the long drought fech we suffertd and
which threatened to ruinbe oats entirely we
have had some heavy raiti by which this crop
will probably turn out mui better than was an-
ticipated The wheat has fjen uncommonly fine
Corn is tcrj promising ayi indicates an abun-
dant crop I he cotton in7 Jie lower part of the
District where it is cultivated also promises well
On the whole throughout our district so far as we
can learn the crop w ill be a' brag one.
Gforgii The Albany Pitnot of the -llhsajs
"For the past week we have had fine stavoas and
the crops look promising "
Alabama The Grove Hill (Clarke count)
Herald of the 3d sats- "For ten dajspast.we
have been in anous parti of this count and
found ILkte crops suffering verj much for want of
rum. In wine places there had been no rdlu
since the last of April at hast not enough to do
any good Cotton is doiijj pretty well most'y
smi II however ; corn and potatoes look badlv
atid unless they get rain toon will not pay for
cultivation; some of the com will hardly produce
rkanv. The Etdoralo Union of the 26th
ultfns. "Wc understand that the corn uudcut-
ton crops on the MisL-Fippt Arkjtis is and Ona-
chitt mors -ire ten fint: 1 het are cuieralh
jjood iu tl is count so farts we can kirn "
Lotrisuw The r irmtrville Enquirer of the
27lh ult sat s . "The crops arei-utTerm all through
this region or countrj (with e-oine tittle exception)
from the'continued drought Rant i er much
needed both by corn and cotton Two wetks
since a viahnt wind passed over the greater pirt
of this parish falling in immense amount of tim-
ber and doing gnat dunagt to the crops We
hate heird of ils clllcts extending far down the
OtiuUiil. where it wns said th it Iirgc tracts of
forest were letelled. Unless tte have copious
rains ponn the fair promise of the spring will not
be realized "
The Batou Rouge Gazette of the Ith irsl sis
"The weather still continues unutoi ill drj ;
the coin crop is suffering if not ilfeid ruined
Cane is flourishing but is small for tho tune of tin
i triii um tw n-- -mi i
Jt-ls 1 he farmers in ilns ticimiy li im ubout
iiui"iieii iiarvesung meir iwiiai jjiiu u iii is hc
cau Icurn the crop has gn ttly txctedtd lheir ex-
pectation h "
Vfrmovt Lucius B Peck w ho was nominated
hy the FreesoiUrs for Governor declines being a
candidate He sns he cannot assent to the reso-
lutions passed by the Frtesoil Convention inas-
much as he believes the fugitive slave law to bo
'I ho Whig State Convention which met at Bel-
lows Falls on theS'ilhuIt and nomimtcd Charles
K Williams for Governor and Julius Contersefor
Lieuteuant Governor ( is alreadj stated) passed a
series of resolutions proclaiming their political prin-
ciples and views.
Massiciiuetts Tha Democratic State Con
vention for the uomiuatio i of candidates for Gov-
ernor and Lieutenant Governor wilf be held at
Worcester on the 2dth of August.
Connfcticut The Legislature adjourned on
ihe 2d instant 7 he House passed resolutions sus-
tamu g tho compromise measures and especially
the fugitive slave law by a vote of 113 to 35 but
they were indefinitely postponed by the Senate.
'I he Legislature did not pat& a homestead exemp-
tion bill A bill exempting tu the amount of 500
passed the Senate but amendments were offered
to it in the House and fiuall) it was continued to
New York Democratic State Convention
is appointed to be held m Syracuse on the 10th ol
September for the purpose of nominating candi-
dates for State offices 'I he Legislature now in
special session his decided to go mto the district-
ing of the State 'I he Senate has appointed a
committee to draft a congressional apportionment
MtRVLtND J.Carroll Walsh and Ramsay Mc-
IIenry of Hartford county and 1 hos R Stewart
of Cirohne county ure spoken of as Democratic
candidates for Congress iu the fifth district Al
exander Etans it is said will agaiu be the candi-
date of the Whigs
The Virginia Convention This body has
stricken out the ection prohibiting the Legislature
from passing any law allowing the emancipation
of slaves and meert ed a provision that emancipa-
ted slaves who remain in the State over twelve
months shull be sold : and also allow inir the Lens-
lature to impose restrictions on owners of slaves
who may emancipate them Tho section giwng
the Legislature power to provide for the removal
of free negroes beyond the limits of the State
was also stricken out.
Georgia Charles Murphy of DcICalb is the
nominee of the Union rarty in the 4th district for
Congress Chas H Hopkinsof Mcluto'fi is the
Union caudidate for Congress in the 1st district.
Alaiuma. Wm S Mudd of Jefferson co who
was nominated for Congress by the Union party in
the 3d district has accepted the nomination
Ohio A Cincinnati dispatch of the 3d says
that the Whig State Convention has nominated
Samuel F. Vinton for Goremor. Ihe contention
met at Columbus on the 3d inst.
Another Plot Against Kossittii AConstan-
tiuople letter of the I7lh of Mav says Just now a
plot has been discovered for the death of Kossuth
Some Sclavouians were employed (by ustnans
no doubt) to go to KutayaH where he is confined
and pretend to assist him and Ins compamous n
making their escape then in their attempt to es-
eipe the were to be shof This plot was ex-
posed by a woman and immediately the 'I urkim
givernmeuUent a steamer in pursuit of these
intu and the were arrested "
Russian Nobiutt Ihe private residences of
the nobility it Moscow are furnished with un-
paralleled mttguificeiicc and the museums and
libraries which they contain surpass in extent
man public collections in other countries In
thtirttyle of lit iugthe nobles display a similar
ambition to nval tho grandeur of princes Some
of them have as many as five hundred domestics
and in the banquets which thty give the splen-
dor which reignsaroundssaid to equal the sumpt-
uous exhibitions of the Oriental courts. But the
state of the people at larjje is little in accordance
with these external signs of power and grandeur
The Health Inspector has reported a fatal case
of cholera at Brooklyn. So sajs the New York
Express of the 1st last.
JULY 22 1851.
Masiciilsftts The Mayor of Lowell has
offered a rew ard of $300 for the detection and con-
tictiou of the murderer or murderers of John Mc-
Manus whose bod was found in the Merritnac
rit er some w eeks since.
Nfw York The leather manufactory of Asa
Smith at Oneida Depot w as destroy ed by fire on
the 27th ult .. .A petition is in circulation in Uti-
ca prating that the sentence of death against Or-
ctitl for arson may be commuted to imprisonment
Virginia subscription has been started in
the neighborhood of the Natural Bridge to procure
two blocks of stoue from that wonderful work of
nature one for the National Monument at Wash-
ington and the other for the Washington Monu-
ment at Richmond.
Penn3yl inia. The State Lunatic Asylnm at
Hirmburrr. is completed according to contract It
is 500 feet in length and three Moras high. It
has cost about 8100.000 ...John McFadden.
the well known Transportation agent died at Pitts-
ourg on the ytti mt.
Mainland -The new constitution superseded
the old one on the 1th mst. The majunt fur the
new constitution was 10409.
Georgia. n affra occurred at Higden's store
in Laurens country on the evening of tho 27th
ult between Crosby Horn and William Hampton
which resulted in the death of the latter. The
parlies were brothers in-law and had previously
been ver friendly.
Alabama The trial of Rufus Greene late Se-
cretary of the Mobile Fire Insurance Company on
a charge of forging the name of Daniel Robertson
to his official bond took place on the 8th mst.
The forger was proved. The defence produced
no testimony. Greene addressed the jur) himself
The case went to the jury but they had not
brought in a verdict al last accounts
Mississippi t Aberdeen on the first inst A
S Strawhuu merchintuf that place was sudden-
ly killed by D. W. P. Hebard We have uo par-
ticulars. ICfntocic. The cholera has entirely disap-
peared from I'd net ton. It is said to be prevailing
tu a considerable extent at Brandenburg.
Connfcticut Gov Semour vetoed the bank
bills pissed b the Legislature but that bod his
rep tssed them in njl olwut a dozen The hank
capital uf the State is thus increased about $3000-
00(1 .Francis Parson (whig) has been appoint-
ed Jude of the Hartford county Couit in place
of Judge Huntingdon (dem )
England. Petitions to the House of Lords
complaining 0f the repeal of the Navigition laws
had led to a dtbate in which the Protectionists tried
to show that the rcpeil of those laws had been in-
jurious to the shipping interest and adtantigeous
to foreigners on!. Earls Granville and Grey de-
fended the minbtenilpohc. The former remark-
ed that set en countries had followed British ex-
ample whollt or partially.
Francf The debite on the revision of the
Constitution w as going on w ult increased violence
Cataiguac it is said fas made up his mind to draw
the sword in case Louis Napoleon attempts to
prolong hi power. A perftct melee has taken
place in tho Assemb'y in consequence of a speech
of Leon Foucher the Minister of the Interior.
The Assembly was deluged with petitions praying
for a revision. 1 he Bouapartists declare that the
signaturtsamonntto two millions while the Reds
estimate them at 700000.
SrtiN and Portugal. The Spanish Cortes had
the bill for the regulation of the national debt un-
der consideration The Marquis of Miraflores had
v'tlini'i-i ict aVVriti ulTll tVlj
acting m accordance with Franco and England;
nut mai ttjruu tvouiu assist ine ueen of I'ortugal
when she should intimate that she did not consider
herself safe A squadron was to proceed to the
Tngusand to remain in observation on that sta
tion 'Hie Portugese exchequer is reduced to a
very low ett and this pecuniary embarrassment
la very hkelj to lead to fresh troubles.
Italv Executions in Rome by the orders of
ine ecclesiastical authorities still can turned. The
Austrian troops had occupied SpoIIeta. A French
court martial at Rome had sentenced to death
fourmen convicted of having formed part of the
patrol which some time ago attacked the French
patrol in the stre-Is at night. Accounts from
Leghorn state a domicdnry visit was recent!
paid to the Villa inhabited by the family of the
late Lord Aldborough when the police found a vo-
luminous correspondence in English a complete
set of pnntiug materials several clandestine pub-
lications printed on the premises and a quantity of
anus 4 no uiree suns oi Ajora .liunorougn and a
fourth person were immediate! arrested and
placed in confinement.
Sardinia The treaty of commerce between
the Helvetic Confederation and the Sardinian
Government has been brought to a conclusion
Germany Hamburg was more tranquil owin
to the dignified altitude taken bt the enat hit!
the presence of the Austrian troops was regarded
witincreasiugdtelike by the Hamburghers
China The war in Ihe southern provinces was
still adverse to the retgumgd nasty whose speedy
overthrow was expected Canton is particularly
hostile to the present authorities.
Van Di euan's Land The anti convict agita-
tion was assuming a serious aspecL
Awfll Tragi-dv Ye ver has it fallen to our
lot us public journalists to record so heart-rending
a traged ss occurred a mile from this city on yes-
terday the 1 1th inst which resulted in the mstant
death of Mrs Matilda Baker and the mortally
wounding of her husband Wilhau Baker. The
circumstances are lhse A negro rode up to Mr
Baker's about sunrise and ennuireJ ilm wnv in n
leighbor's house and was invited by Mr B to
nngnt until the lumily were done break fay t to
which they w ere about to set downind the negro did
so About this tune Col E S C.Robertson rode up
and upon examination found the negro was a run-
away and he and Mr. Halter tied and placed him
in the house. Col R. then left: soon after wI.ipI.
Mr Baker met the negro at the door he hating
cut iiimscii loose witn a larjje u inciter kmte which
beheld in his baud On Mr Baker's attempting
io re ne ine negro ine ia;ier grappled with and
commenced stibbmg him 3rs Baker seeing her
n u eh a nd in this perilous situation ran to his relief
when the negro stabbed her the fcnifij entering
jus above the left nipple severing the arteries of
thc.axular producing hemorrhage and almost in-
stant death: and alter stabbing Mr Baker four
times thrice in theback near the spine andonco
in the bide the negro got on his horse and fled-
No one was present during the horrid tragedy ex-
cept five little children wme screams soon assem-
bled some of thp neighbors iledical aid was im-
mediately summoned to Mr Baker ; but there is
not the most distant hope of his recover. A
Iirge number of our cuizens immediately armed
themselves and went in pursuit of the murderer
but at our last accounts from the scene of the mur-
der he had not beenarrested
Mr. Baker siuce he has been among us has
shown himself au industrious worthy citizen and
iWrs B. was high! esteemed as an intelligent' ex-
emplar wife and mother: and this tragic event
makes orphans of six children the eldest of whom
is scarcely grown blate Gazette.
Messrs. W. II. Bradley & Co of New Haven
(Conn.) have recently built a magnificent carnage
for the President of the Mexican Republic t an
expense of about 3000 It is described as the
most magnificent thing of the kind ever manufac-
tured m this country. The body is of a deep blue
and the runuing part of a bright red acoustrast
peculiar to Mexican taste.
At the recent commencement at Princeton Col-
lege the honorary degree of L L.D. was conferred
upon Judge Lumpkin of the Supreme Court of
Horace Greely in one of his letters from Lon-
don says that he paid a visit to several model lodg-
ing houses m one of which he saw a newly invent-
ed brick which struck htm favorably."
A Fatl Duel. A duel took place on the lOtb
inst in the Parish of Orleans between Dr. Thom-
as Hunt and John W. Frost in which the latter
was instantly killed the ball discharged by the
former passing through his left side. The Grand
Jur have found a true bill against all the survi
ving parties namely Dr Hunt as principal; and
Col Wm Bell Edward Banhgny Victor Iverr and
JohnW. MaJdox as seconds and accessories
None of the accused have yet been found and it
is supposed they have left the State.
The quarrel tint resulted so fatally originated in
some political differences as is generally the case.
Mr Frost was one of the editors of the Crescent
and from him the challenge proceeded. We un-
derstand the parties were both Whigs- The New
Orleans True Delta endeavors to excuse the prac
tice of dueling in view of the vitiated State of
public opinion which that journal seems to consi-
der a paramount law although the practice is
repugnant to common sense sound morality and
the Christian religion.
Judge Larue made the following address to the
Grand Jury previous to the finding of their ver-
dict: Gentlemen of the Grand Jury It is a wise
provision of our law that none are so humble that
it does not recognize their rights and none too ele-
vated to be exempt from its operation When the
law has been violated it is my duty as a judge
and yours as jurors to enquire into that violation.
We cannot chut ourejes to what we hearon every
corner and m every street. We cannot shut onr
ccs to what we see spread before us in the daily
Gentlemen a high crime has been committed
in the Parish of Orleans; and however respectable
the gentlemen may be who were engaged in it
how ever high their position m society however emi-
nent iheir personal reputation however much we
may respect them however much we may admire
their pnt ate characters.and however much we may
sympathise with them in their political feelings it
is our duty to investigate the matter and I will
not shrink from iL II is well known from general
report and from the public press that a fatal duel
look place jesterday and we all know the names
of the parties engaged m it. It is your duty to
enquire into the case; to send for witnesses; and if
you find that a enme has been committed to bring
in a bill accordingly. Let me read the law to you
which is this:
"If any person shall voluntarily engage in a
duel with rapier or small sword back-sword pis-
tol or other dangerous weaponto the hazard o"
life and death should ensue the survivor shall up-
on conviction snffer death and all and every
person aiding and abetting as second agent or
abettor and shall be duly convicted shall be pun-
ished as accessories before the fact in murder.
" If any person shall voluntarily engage in a
duel with rapier or small sword back sword pis-
tol or other dangerous weapon when no homicide
shall enue thereon ; and if any person shall by
word message or any other m inner challenge
another to fight a duel as aforesaid when no duel
shall be fought thereon; every such offender and
every persou who shill kuowingly be a second
agtntor abettor in such duel or challenge upon
due conviction of either of said offences shall be
punished as a felonious assaulter Sy fine not ex-
coedmg two hundred dollars and imprisonment
not exceeding two ) ears."
I had honed irentlemen that the barbarous prac
tice of dueling had been effectually exterminated;
by the wise provisions of our new constitution. It
seems however that it is not tho case. Gentle-
men who hold high positions among us who can
l.aihirt f" ppinigra
you punish James Brown or John Smith fomn of
fence and permit men who hold an eminent posi-
tion to go unpunished itis a wrong and an oppres
sion. All should be treated alike
I have been informed bv public papers and bv
general report that a duel was yesterday bought
between John w. frost and Dr. 1 nomas Ilaut
which resulted in the death of Mr. Frost. I am in
formed of the names of others who aided and abet
ted and also the names of gentlemen who were
present as spectators and who may be sent for as
witnesses I have given those names to the Dis-
To the Editor of the Beacon :
You have thought proper to insert in yonr paper
an attack upon me by Simon Mussina. My opin-
ion is that newspapers are neither the proper chan-
nel for abuse nor the adjustment of personal mat-
ters It was not my intention to have taken any
notice of it; and I am only induced to do so now
from the improper use that has been made of it
and not because I care for the injury it may be to
me personally I presume however as an act of
justice you will give this an insertion.
1 begin by saying that every allegation con tun-
ed in Mr. Mussina's card or in Mr Howards let-
ter that charges rae with offering to bargain"
"hamper" or sell the Whig vote or connects Mr.
Hord in the transfer of six hundred or any other
number of votes on the Rio Grande is a gross mis-
representation without the least foundation in
truth to support it. --lnd I have the written state-
ment of Air Stuart to prote it.
. Many reasons existed wh I wished Mr. Howard
defeated. I knew he was not preferred by Mr.
Muart who is a leading member of that party
friendly to Gen. Houston. I also had good cause for
believing that Mr Stuart did not desire the success
of Geu McLeod or Mr. Potter. It was we I un-
derstood by all at all conversant with popular feel-
ing in the District that Mr. Howard could not
against any single competitor obtain a majority;
and if elected at all it wou'd be by a division of
votes amongst the many candidates. I would have
supported either Mr Potter or Gen McLeod with
all the zeal at m command but had no relations
with either that would have prevented me from
uniting on one less acceptable as the means of
defeating Mr. Howard 1 was politically opposed
to alL- Under these circumstances! held the con
versation with Mr. Stuart in order tn asertain if
one less objectionable to me than Mr. Howard and
one more agreeable to him and Gen. Houston's
friends than Howard .lcleou or rotter and one
whose prospects of success would be such as to
justify the attempt to concentrate upon him ; and
I mentioned the name of A. J Hamilton Eq of
Austin I did not understand Mr Stuart to make
any other objection than that at so late an hour in
the canvass it was impossible that it would suc-
ceed In speaking of the object'ons to Mr Howard
and the dissatisfiction that prevailed against him
in the District I mentioned that those persons at
Brownsville who had been the means of giving
him six hundred votes were opposed to him ; and
saia l uenevea itir. iiord would unite on any can
didate most likely to defeat him. Although he had
told me he was a friend to Gen McLeod the in
ference in relation to him arose from m know-
ledge of his hostdity to Mr Howard; nor did I
believe he would unite on any other nnless it was
ascertained th it Gen McLeod could not succeed.
At this time but little was known of the course
the canvass was likely to assume or of the popu-
larity and strength of either of the gentlemen op-
posed to Mr. Howard That I assumed to pledge
Mr Hord to any line of conduct ar promised any
thtug for him is a gross perversion of truth; and
thuse two friends Mussina and Howard at the
time they made the statement knew it
This conversion was repeated by Mr. S'uart
to Mussina; he to Mr. Howard; he to Gen Bates.
hen it was reported to me it had assumed the
form of wilful and gross misrepresentation ; and
was subsequently greatly modmed by air Howard
in his letter to Gen. Bates. All the parties engaged
in this exaggeration were then on the spot. I pro-
posed to have a personal interview with them at
once; iu this I was overruled. Before I could
procure a copy of bis letter to Gen. Bates aud
Mr. Stuart's written statement of our conversa-
tion Air. Howard thought proper to leave Galves-
tou; he had been conticted of giving an untrue
version of the conversation and to avoid the
shame aud disgrace of exposure eudeavored in his
letter to Gen. Bates to bring new issue into the
controversy that arc equally unfounded and untrue.
TEniriS OF THETTEEKCT lNEVJj
One copy per annum always in advance f
do -per quarter any time less than a JW"i w
do fortwoyearsinadrance . ..
A deduction of 20 per cenLwill be allowed rostmutert
who act as agent in ffeltlns subscribers and making re-
mittances. " ...
20pcrceni will also be allowed to any person wacr w 1 1
obtain five subscribers and remit na Uie balance or $-
Ten or more copies of the WiexltNkwi will be for
nished to the same order at a discount of 25 per cent for
the single subscription price of Ihree dollars per annum
redacingeach subscription to $23 in advance.
And one or more copies mar be had for two yearM
the rate ofSOIo advance fur each copy.
When I understood that Mr. Howard had left
this unfinished affair in the hands of his friend
Mussina and he was reading it in corners I felt
great surprise ; and still more so. when it made it
appearance in a newspaper. No honorable roan
will justify him. Soon after be left I caused to
be mailed to him a letter endorsing Mr. Stuart's
stattment and there I proposed to let the matter
rest for the present. And if it has been brought
before the pnbhc it was not by me.
The attempt to connect my hostility to him on
account of the Federal Court is but a trick in his
extremity to arrest the downward tendency of his
cause. It will doubtless surprise many to learn
that at Washington and while here on many oc-
casions he avowed his friendship for the Jndge ;
ridiculed the charges; said he had only presented
them from a sense of duty; and promised to give
a written statement exonerating himself from any
connection with the affair. He was prepared and
intended to make a speech exposing the memo-
rial when he should present it; but was deterred
from doing so by a threat from Generals Houston
and Rusk. In relation to the clerkship hetpolo-
gized for the injustice done me; said be had no
hand in it that Gen. Rusk was alone to blame.
I told him I did not care for it: that I viewed it
only as an exhibition of petty spleen and malice
towards myself that had faded in its intended
Too many causes of opposition to Mr. Howard
exist to enter upon a lengthy detail ; they are be-
fore the public. Amongst those that operated on
me was the suspicions attitude he assumed at so
late an hour on the compromise. II is course had
disgusted all parties with him but the creditors of
Texas who hailed hn as their champion. H a
had been personally rude to General Taylor and
habitual as all know in his denunciation of tho
President. He isa trimmer in politic a claas
that never find favor with any party. He- has no
c'aim upon the Wbigs ; he was equally objection-
able to Gen Houston and his friends because they
well knew his ambition aspired to the overthrow of
Gen Houston; and his course m Congressn the
river and harbor bill and other matters had been
hostile to him; and never nntil he found he was
utterly prostrate without that interest did he enter
into any terms with that party. It is a coalition
from the necessity of the case ; should he be elect-
ed he will plead duresse and violate the compact.
I feel justified in using towards Mr. Howard any
language or epithet I might choose to indulge in.
It is his own hobby and with it he defeated an old
sailor (Pdlsbnry) who knew more about handling
a rope than vituperation towards an opponent. Ha
commenced the same game towards Gen. McLeod
but received a rebuke so withering that not only
made him call for quarter but excited the compas-
sion of all for him. He has been more humbla
A word in relation to M r. Mussina. I had known
him since 1837; no cause of hostility had arisen
to my know ledge between us. I had given him
every facility in the preparation ot his suit; I di-
rected he should have copied all the papers he
wanted which was done exceeding two hundred
dollars on credit. He had free and unrestrained
access to all the papers against the serious and
repeated remonstrances of the parties opposed to
him. He was charged with abstracting important
papers in this smt from the archieves in Mexico.
I thought the charge might proceed from hostility
or jealoasy and still gave him access to the pa-
pers. So far as I had feeling it was in his favor.
I knew many of the defendants and of course
wished them success.
He as well as Jr. Hord was defending against
the same claims ; the defeat of one was the defeat
of both. If the defendants prevail I have under-
stood some contest between them will arise ; what
it is I have never heard. The idea that the Jndgo
and Clerk of the Federal Court an election for
member of Congress a personal assault uponhim-elf-the
barter and transferor a party the salt?
of COO votes on the Rio Grande was all to arise
from a desire to defeat him in a suit when nts de-
feat defeats those engaged in this conspiracy is am
ifiAft tnn rifTimtmta Cnr comment
'y yrVaiua.meddled with me tn a most nnjos-
unable manner xic v. mMZ twwaf to became
the tool of others more artful but more cauu
to do me wrong; upon the impulse of the moment
when I first met him I pulled his nose. I struck
him no blow. The second assault he speaks of
never took place. I wished to give him Mr Stu-
art's statement and my letter to Me Howard ; ha
left in haste ; I offered no violence was not ail
gry ; there were twenty persons present Tfho will
sustain my statement Those that know me will
not believe that I would assault a man who did not
resent pulling his nose.
When any one has real or supposed caustf of
grievance towards me I am ready to atone for if
one way or another. An appeal to the public is
but the refuge of malice or want of spirit
Affairs at RoxEAccounts from Rome of
the 12th nit state that on that day two persons
named Sarmonei and Savini condemned by court-
martial for attacks on the French soldiers were
shot on Piazza del Popolo.
ve learn irom Komethat an edict has been is
sued by Cardinal Antonelh annonncmg that the
paper money now in circulation will be cancelled
and a new issue made to the amount of 3710000
Raman crowns. The subscription for the loan au-
thorized by the Sardinian Government was open-
ed at Purlin on the 1 4th nit; the number of bond
to be issued was 18000 of which 2382 were sub-
scribed for on the first day.
A letter from Rome to the 7th nit announces
that the Austrian troops have occupied .SpoleiU.
A letter to the N. Y. Herald makes the follow-
ing rather improbable statement:
It is highly probable that before this letter reach-
es you and while itisyet on its passage the cur-
tain of the great Roman drama will have been
lifted up and the farce will have been performed
before the world as spectators. In the scene to be
played the Jusuits m full array the Anslnans the
French and the King of Naples. The Pope it
is expected will if he has not already leave
Rome clandestinelly or on some specious pretext
aod proceed for a time forGaeta. Hereupon the
King of Naples who has been busy some time
past in preparing his troops and strengthening his
army will march towards Rome on the south side.
Va the opposite side Austria is to march her armies
simultaneously towards the Holy City. " "
Cape or Good Hor SlaieoflKe TFor
Advices from the Cape arc to May 2d. The
news U of great importance. Sir Harry Smith
was just hjldinn; hta own. He could not ad-
a nee and merely sending out scouting parties.
He was anxiously waiting reinforcements from
England. The Peninsular and Oriental Com-
pana steamer Singapore with 300 troops
had arrived at the Cape bat her Majesty's
steamer Nulcan had not arrived when the Sir
Robert Peel left. A Kaffir chief whose al-
liance the Governor relied upon had gone
over to the enemy. The boers were taking tha
Held. In an engngement with the enemy 125
of the British troop3 men and officers had been
Such is the present unhappy state of whole
interior. There seems no prospect ot any aid
from fonegn sources indeed it is currently sta-
ted that the Governor will not undertake the
responsibility of sending for troops elsewhere.
The civilians of the immediate border are ex-
posed to ruin from the repeated service requir-
ed of them and the continued state of uncer-
tainty in which they lite. And even the nest
feds the evils of the war most Utterly.
The New Yorft Courier says that William Coly-
er the ship builder has commenced planking the
two steamships for Harris A Morgan of ft. O.
and that they will be finished m about two months.
G.M.T. Davis formerly editor" of the Alton"
Telegraph then aid to Gen. Shields ra the Mexi-
can war afterwards editor of the St. Louis New
Era and subsequently a clerk m one of the'de-
partments at Washington has recently become'
editor of the Louisville Courier.
The Hon. Thomas Corwm Secretary cf th
Treasury is now confined to his room at his home
in Lebanon Ohio by an attack of chills and fe
ver. He was taken sick immediately after reach-'
ing home from his loog sojourn in Wa&hinFton
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Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 15, Ed. 1, Tuesday, July 22, 1851, newspaper, July 22, 1851; Galveston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79798/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.