Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, February 28, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated February 28, 1845 Page 2
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'I mm tpmisaa CON GUESS. SATtmtlAY, Poll. 15. Tliv Freurli spoliations bill was railed mi by Mr Amber but dofcrrcil at the rcnticst of Mr MrDufh. Tim correspondent of the Jour, of own., cays it will nnt got Ml votes in the House ml assigns: -ns a reason no past objections totlio bill, but that as the Whiff", w licit they had the power did not pass tho bill, tlio Locos will not now. Mr Rives then addressed thn Senate In impo titmn to the Animation uf Texas, by concur- rent resolution. The Army appropriation bill was before the House. Monday, Pi'b. 17. An act pifed the Senate unking appropria. tioim for N ival Pension in lflll). Also, for tho support of the Military Acad emy. The French Spoliations bill prior tn 1800 wn called lip, and opposed by Air Mr Duffle, until tho Senate took up llin Texas resolutions, which were supplied by Mr Woodbury. In the 1 louse, the bill In restrict and grant pensions in certain rases wns passed. Also, the resolution for the distribution nfcer. tain copies of Iho Narrative of the Uplurnig Kxpethlinn. The House refused tn take up the bill to compromise with the sureties ol the late Collec tor Swartwnitt. The House then took up iho bill to rogiili'c the Ar.ny piy. Mr Ad tins look orra-ion lo al lude to the present posture of the Oreoim ques tion, and tn Ihc possible rnnsoipicncrs of the bill on that subject which Ins pissed the llnuc. tdinitld it ripen into a law. The direct effect of stlrh, a law, he said, would be lo bring us into collision with (treat linlain, and to rinse jtl-t apprehension of nur bein iillimitcly involved Ihereby in a war with that power. Alludins to a rumor which had reached him nf the purpose of the Administration in Iho ex cut of the p.waitn of tho Oregon lull, to propose to ndd at oure livo rpoiments of infantry lo the present Military KsLiblishment, Mr 1. intimated tint however npeps-nry or proper sucli a meas ure might lis in such a contingency, it w is no. thing in comparison to tho extent of Military preparation which it might become necessary lo make in rmvcqnenco of tho rah and inrimsidc ralo anion in regard to the Oregon question which tho House of KssrcseiiUtives had on lis part already countenanced, Tuxsdav, Feb. 19. The Senate, In-day, was occupied in the con. sideralion of iho joint resolution from the House for admitting tin1 Slate of Texas into the Union. Mr Choatn occupied the floor the entire diy, except thn morning hour, in opposition to it.--The amount of his argument u.i. tin' the reso. lotion was iinrnu-titiitional, as would be any proposition on Ihc ptrt of Congress fur the ad. mission nf a foreign Slate. He went farther than .Mr Mnrehead or Mr Rives, inasmuch ns he denied even the pnvor of admitting Tons by treaty, or any oilier independent country ; mint taining that the only extent to which the treaty, making power could go, was by iuit.licalion lo tho acquisition by negotiation of portions of ter ritory belonging to a foreign power, but neces sary for our bonier safely. Tho power of ad mitting a foreign independent country, he hold belonged solely and exclusively to Ihc rei-ervod sovereign power nl the people in their primary assemblies. Mr Henderson next obtained the floor, and then the Senate adj lurned. The House, at an early hour, went into Com. I iiltoe of the Whole on ihe slate of the Union, and took up tho bill making appropriations for the purrhiso of furniture for the I'ie.siilont' house ; and after tome time spent in discuss-on, Ihe bill was rej"cted yeas (Y2, nays 70. The House then resolved its-ell" into a Ciiuiiuiltcp of the Whole nn Ihe stale of the Union, (Mr Saun. dors, of North Caroliua, in the chair,) and tool; up the bill unking appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Iho gmernmenl for the fiscal year ending the SOlli June, IS 10, ihe dis tus.-ion's oti the amendments to which occu pied the remainder uf the d iv. .. WrpvnyAV, Feb. 10. In the Senate to-day, Mr Henderson, of Mis. sissipni, mole a very able argument in favor of the peudirg resolutions for the annexation of Texas, lie answered and turned upon Mr Rives and Mr Choatn their argument that Gnu. verneur .Uorris was the member of the conven tion who moved Ihe exclusion of the restriction, as originally proposed, that new Slates should only be admitted out of territory within the lim. its of the Union. Thoo gentlemen showed that (louvrrnoiir Morns was hostile tothe We-t, aod therefore argued that ho must be in favor of restrictions no the admission of new Stales. Mr Henderson showed Ihat Oouvnrneur Morris not only moved the restriction of the above re- j strinion, Inn tint no also moveu ine n-iuciinu oi the restriction which required the asi-cut nflwn thirds nf ihe Stales lo the adiirssiun of a now Slates. The motive of (iouve.-iienr Morris was ( tn admit new Stales out of Canada and Nova Scotia and N';w Hrunswirk, as provided for tin. ilertho old confederation, so as to enable the eastern States ultimately to outnumber the western States. Mr Harrow, of Louisiana, next took Ihc floor, and undo an argument againM the joint resolution, in untuning that its passage would he an infraction of the constitution, lie denied totally Ihat it was ever contemplated by tho f -amer of that instrument that a new Stale (the territory being foreign) could bo admitted into tlu Union by Congress, though he acknowl edged, in opposition lo.Mr Choalo of yesterday, that new Stales can be thus admitted at any time, p-nvided the territory bo previously ac. quired by tlio goiernment. I lo insisted that the only way Texas could be possibly annexed would be through tho instrumentality of the treaty making power. Aside from constitutional ob jections to the measure, ho look tho broad gound Ihat tho arquijitiou of Iho territory of Texas, and its admission as a State into the federal LTiii -vn, would bo as destructive to Ihe co'lnn and sugar interests of Louisiana as il her fair field were devastated by Hoods and inserts ; ami hence he was opposed tn her admission on Ihe grounds of expediency. Ho denied that the people decided in favor of this measure in Ihe late presidential contest, as had been contended for by some of those u ho spoke on Iho demo cratic side. He denounced tho doctrine iticul cated by such an argument as m"st monstrous, and which no btatesinan or senator should ad lance ; thai is, that they ought tnjet upon this particular subject, because tho people had deci ded upon it ; and if this doctrine obtained, it would overthrow all law and all gnvcriincnt. lie however averred that hn did not say this be cause ho did not respect the peop'e. After he conclud'-d, Mr Colquitt obtained the floor, and will address tho Senato upon this subject to. morrow. The Senate will meet to-morrow at 10 o'clock. In the House, Mr Sliilell moved a reconside ration of the vote taken yesterday on rejecting the bill appropriating 8-0.000 for furnishing thn President' House and $3,000 for improving Ihe grounds; and after a tiight discussion, tho re. consideration was ordered yeas 47, nays 100. After some lurther discussion and some inelTuc. tual alleinpts at amendment, tho question was again taken on tin) passage of the bill, and it was again rejected by a volo of ye is 7."), nays 77. Tho House tl.ou, on motion of Mr McKay, resolved itself Into a Committee of iho Whole on Ihe slato of the Union, (Mr. Saunders, of North Carolina, in the chair,) and resumed tho consideration of the civil and diplomatic appro priation bill, which occupied tho remainder of the day. One of the amendments adopted was an appropriation of $11,000 for furnishing the resident's House, and $0,000 for improving the grounds. Tiiuksdav, Feb. 10. Tho bill In nroviilo for the na vmont of 'claims I he lull to proline tor llie paymoi l ol clai ns Amaf i-,n . iTund fnr 1- rpnr-lt nnnl a Inns nrm, of American cilizens for French spoliations prior In 141HI, was discussed lo.day in tlio .Senate. Mr, ChoatP, mentioned that the bill did nnt pro vide for tho payment in full of any but Iho on. ginal claims. The assignees were to reccivo only the amount which Ihpy had paid as the i'iriidfraliuii for Ihe claims. The subiect was iinslnonpd. Mr llnntmi will debate it. Ontr.oN The President has Informed the Senate that ho deems (I Incompalablo wilh the public Interest to comply with llioir request by communicating tho instructions given to the American Minister In London on Iho subject of Oregon. Ho says, however, that ho is happy tn inform the Senate thattho subject is still un der amirablo negotiation between the two povv era. This satisfactorily disproves tho rumour, which gamed general rrcdit, that the negotia tion between this Government and that nfGrcat llrilain on Ihe Oregon question had been broken olT. An important message rolativo to tho Slave Trade and Its extensive support from Ornish and American citizens, was received and read, and ordered In bo printed, Tlio Texas resolutions were then debated. I ho finite wns engaged on the Civil nnd Di plonnlic Dill. Tho Commitleo on Expendi tures in tho I'nst Office Department wore or dered to send for persons and papers. It is al leged that the Post Master General has been making an improper lite of the public money. FmnAV, Feb. 21. The Semite, lo.day, was occupied in discus sing the joint resolution from tho House for ad mitting Texas as a Stale into tho Union. Mr. Simmons finished his argument In opposition to Ihe resolution, replying at some length to the argument of Mr. Colqutlt of yesterday, Ihat Congress could, through the nower admu'lod In itio ronslitution, grant lo the State of Louisiana mo right to enter into such a contract with Texas as might acquire that territory. Ho ad mit led that Congress could authorize Stales tn in ike rontracts wilh foreign governments, but not rontracts of that character, because such would amount to a foreign alliance, which was expres-ly inhibited by Iho constitution. Mr. Merrick next took tho llor, and supported the joint resolution. He was followed by Mr. Hunt. ington, in opposition lo Ihc resolution. Ho de nied the power in Congress lo admit a State, until the teiritory of winch it was formed was previously arquircd by treaty. In the House, a number of bills from the Sen ate were read a first and second time, and re ferred to approprialo committees. The House llicn resolved tntn.i Committee of the Whole on Iho St.itojof the Union Mr. Saunders, of N. Carolina, in Iho chair and resumed Iho rnnsid. eralion of the general appropriation bill. A number of amendments were adopted, among which was one miking appropriation for an out lit and salary for a minister plenipotentiary to Cbini. At hflf-pat four o'clock, the commit loo rose, and reported thn bill, xvilh the amend ments, to tho House; when the previous ques tinn was moved and seconded. Tho House then adjourned. ARRIVAL OF 'HIE HIDERNIA. Thu llibi'riiiii Steamship, C.ipl. Hewitt, arrived at Boston on the 19ih instant, from Liverpool, with accounts lo the 4lli insl. Tim news liy this arrival is extremely gratifying to all classes. Money was plenty, cotton was in good demand, business gener ally pretty brisk, and political affairs without excitement. Thu Quopii was to open Parliament in person on Tuesday the 4lli. In France, the usual discussions respect ing ilio answer to the King's speech had resulted in voles showing an incrcaso of strength for the Ministry. In Spain (lie only news of interest wns of the execution of Zurbano, the insurgent. In Ireland the agitation appears to bo dy ing away. Tlio rent is falling off, nnd Mr. O'Connell is not going lo Parliament. The post of Chief Secretary of Ireland having become vacant, Sir Thomas Free mantle lias been appointed to it. Mr. Gladstone lias retired from the Board of Trade, in cutisequencc of uisscnsions in thu Cabinet, relating to iho trcnly willi Bra zil. His Excellency Mr. Everelt, tlio Ameri can Minister, entertained Sir II. Peel and a distinguished parly at dinner, on the 31st till, at his mansion in Grosvenor place. The Queen and Prince Albert have paid visits to the Dukes of Wellington and Buck ingham, and were in good health. There is no news of ihc missing packet ships United States and England. The first American hops imported inlo England am noticed as having been received within n few days. The Acadia, from this port, arrived at Liverpool Jan. 14lli. The European Times gives the following notice of a storm on that coast. "The port of Liverpool nnd neighborhood was vis ited, i n the nijthl of Saturday and moruin,' of Sun. day last, 1st and 'id insl., will) a Icrrific storm, which did lull'! ilamase on land, I ut has been productive uf ere-il disasters nt sen. On lie- coasts adjacent lo Liverpool several small crafts foundered, nnd a fine ve-se.', cal'cJ the .Manchester, bound for the East In dies, was to'nlly wrecked on llin West lloyle. Thai berg, the e-elehratcd pianist, and a party of voc.ilisls, lull lu-re on Saturday niahl fur Hilfist, but, afier in during tlio "pelting of ihe putless siorin" for nenly twenty-four liinirs, lliey returned to Liverpool in Ihe Mine sh-aiuer llial look t'lem out. On tlio west coast id Kngland die disasters hovehecn even mure numer ous. A vessel, called I he William I'm, wosloially lost, and ten of her crew were drowned. Another xessel, the name of which is unknown, struck on Ihe same coast; nnd a yawl, xvliich went lo her assis tance, was sunk by sinking ngaini iho sinking ship. Tne poor fellow s in ihe yowl seized on die riirL'ing of llie vessel, to which the crew were also chngio" ot iho lime. A wave struck the risciny, and precipita ted lliem into llw foaming water., where ihe were speedily entilpbed in destruction, The hfeboat xvas p it out", and succeeded in rescuing some half-ilozen ofllo half-dying ue-n on board, but nenrlv all be crew lielomrinu lo llie ship, nnd llie greater portion of those btIon;iii: to the yawl, pciUhed On llie north coast the storm raged Itiriouslv, bul did not prove quite so preennnt with destruction. The ac counts from Ireland are also unfavorable. In llie London Times of January 31, wo find the following remarks on American af fairs : The (Tenth-men of the United Slate ore nbout en. itirninu their boundaries, nnd they arc evidently re solved Ihat llie world shall know whit it is for Peo ple In bffcnQnct-d in so pleasing a task. Hut there seems te he a hitch or two slid, as indeed might prob ably hnve been anticipated, as to the way in which, and the means by which, the prey is to be secured. The r-oliti' ians ol iho United Slates havo " resolved" 1 lint Texas and iho Oregon ought to be, and ibere fire are, slandinjj ready to be kilted nnd eaten; but they seem now lo be very consideral ly nt a loss lo know, ns llie boys say, "where tu hove ihcm." Tlio predicament is a pleasing one. Anticipation is olwn more pleasant than enioyrneni. Willi or with out slavery whether by cajoling Mexico or by bul lying tier, these ore die practical alternatives now hrfcim the American Consres-. nnd to be decided hv il in ils course towards ihe nnnexntion of Texas. So many phases nnd variations or decliitmon seem to have presented themselves, that aciual delay, if not dinger, seems threatened lo llie prospective capture itself. Willi worse fortune than the donkey in llie proverb, brother Jorinlhnn oppeirs to bu distracted from his anticipated meal by, not two, bul several linct bundles ul b.iv. " ll seems hv no means cer tain," writes our correspondent, "that ibeannexa. itnnof Turns tncn6ure will riasscven llie lowerllouse this session. There sicins lo be such a variety of opinion ns to the quo mouo ornuimssion, inai notuan may be agreed on to command llie majority of Ihe dominant niriy. Almost each one it ready to submit a plan, which nlmnsi every oilier one is ready lo de nouine," No less than half dozen separate and conflicting plans for ndiuining,' 'anneiing,' or ap I Union, are now before the House of Representatives. T, , , ,en iCeion' of tho lemiories uc ...... . , r , . . . , propriating, tne rexnn lerruoiy inio 1110 nutem-au of Texss to the United Smtes, lo be effected by llie (of course) purily voluntary actoi icxns iierseo, aim, in rmifiiit.-1-Aliiin thereof, the urneious extension lo Ihe new republic of the inemhcr.bin and privileges of Ihe Union, this is one scheme of proceedings Ihnt of Mr. Ingersoll. Another pmposal is to -iieciare lex ns annexed t another In furbish up an old Irenly wilh I'ra.ir, made dining ll.exvar in ISO J, xv hereby a ;iur only of the prrsent Texan territory was ctdtd by I e ii.-ttn:i..i a a ....1- .t.i. i' . iii inn uiiii,!, -j, una, mil, uiun ,1119 i, line is now proposed to bo 1 extended' lo tlio whole. A fourth is for splitting llie difl'ercnce about silvery, by making bilf the new Slalo slavcholding and half free, nnd for disregarding nltogelbrr Iho consent of Mexicoj while others ngnin havo different nostrums lor both nf these difficulties t nnd one illustrious statesman, to crown thu whulo "threatens to pro pose n lull lo satisfy nil panics, factions, or sections, who nro willing to allow of 1 admission.' " All these proposals proceed upon the comfortable nssnmplion Ihnt the prey is secure. Texas is consid ered lo bo already 'caught,' nnd the question is how lo rut it up. Nor is tho squabbling about Texas either one de greo more or ono degree less imposing or edifying linn the cool quietness which hangs over thodes pati hing of the Oregon a'lair. Itcsolulions in favor of the immediate ' occupation' of the Oregon tcrrite.ry have longsincepasscd both Houses. There xvas nodif ference of opinion here. Slnvcry,Mexico, or Ihc ncccs. sityofthrowing the seixuro into ,omo form of interna, lional law. interposed no difficulties here. A I ill was introduced, on the resolutions, and is now pending, in Iho Senate of the United States, fir appropriating and occupying the whole lino of sea coast on Ihe Pacific, from between the "iltli nnd 5th dcgrecsofnorlh lat itude (more than 300 miles north of the most notlh cily settled pari of Canada) downward, and as far inland as the U.icUy Mountains. Tins valuable nc-qni-ilion (supposing it ncqtiircd) is lo bo connected with the Missouri Hivcr by n hue of storkndo forts, " not exceeding 5 in number." And various enact ments arc further in e-ontcmplation for encouroging settlers, and consolidating Ihcm when settled. This qtiicl proposal is now beforo the Senate. Itjs probablo that Iho xviserand more practised ponioo nf American statesmen of nil parties, and es pecially tnosc ni tnem xv 10 nave he practica loan- ngemcnt of public nlViirs, nnd arc conversant with ihe , r.i . pi)ttiar mooes oi itiinKing, spenKing oi. nno iransaci ing business, know xvlnt all (his means, nnd what it really amounts to, belter than we do, Public men in America probably know better how lo givctbeircoun trymcn rope, and how to rely on the usual nnd ulti mate, though not at first apparent, risult of such n proceeding, tl an we do on this sideof the wnier. lie. )0tes in Iho Senate, and qu irrcls nbout the mode nnd minnrr ofany given project, are useful in more ways tan one; nno in American pontics il is premature lo innp lo a conclusion until all these hitches am settled. It is not to bo denied, however, that brother Jonathan ! has already, lohis own perfect snisfaction, "cast up bis accounts" for.Texas nnd the Oregon, however it miybo certain that '-he has been reckoning without his host." There are two parties lo ihooccupalion of the Orcgi n, and moro than two to the appropriation of fctas, as our frionds in Ihe United Slates will probably learn before very long, if they have not learnt it already. Mero unprincipled, prnfl gatc self-nggran-ilizeinrnt is nil tint tho United Stale- have lo allege in support of ihe monstrous bri-ichofall natural itis lice nnd positive treaty would be involved in either of the- t:-.ei5iircs in xvhivh they seem so deeply engaged. In neither erne nor the other could ihe Stales reason ably eepect this country lo acquiesce; and the an nexation of Texas would involve n disiurlnncc of the settled relations of the American continent, in xvliich all the chief European powers xvould bo more or less interested; yet there serins to bono pause on the part of tha Stales in n headlong adoption of them ; and Ihoiigh it would be, premature until the measures hive passed the Legislature to speculate on them ns accomplished, vet they certainly apreor lo have been already pushed to a point ihat demands the most se rious attention to them. LATER FROM NEW ORLEANS. Wc rcceix-ed this morning by Express in telligence from New Oilcans in advance of tho regular mail ; and wo aro indebted to New Orleans papers (or slips continuing ad ditional items of Mexican news. The steam er Toy via Havana, has brought advices from Vera Cruz lo tho 31st ull. It seems probable that Santa Anna did m.iUe die at tack upon I'upbla on tho night of Jan. 6th, in which lie was repulsed wilh heavy loss, in cluding llin death of Gonzalez Arevalo, one of his officers. The defeated General at tho latest dates xvas a prisoner at Perote, whero his young wife, and his old friend Sig nor Lazaro Villain!!, wilh a devotion which puts tho hollow attachment of political friends to shame, were his companions. Ilaro, Santa Anna's former Minister of Finance, escaped and arrived in thu Toy at Now Orleans. Rejon was also still at large. It was said ihat General ilerrern exhibits feelings of clemency towards his fallen riv.il, while the Grand Jury appointed to try him nro extremely biller against him. It is thought thai hi 'If- ..-;:! not bo taken. He had renewed his request for a passport, tironi ising to leave the country forever, lo appoint an agent lo respond to charges ugainsl liitn anil to leave his properly as :i security that all should bo satisfied. Upon this retjuest (lie Court had not decided. In Mexico ev ery thing xvas quiet. It xvas reported that llin Republic xvas to ho divided into three military departments, Arista lo liavn com mand of Northern, Parades of tlio Centre, and some other general of llie Southern sec tion. Tho Picayune says thero was a rumor current in Mexico early in the inonlh of Jan uary that an American frigaic had bombard ed Monterey. Tho same paper has letters from Satila Fe, making il probable that the expeditions of Cuuolly and Spoyor would prove disas trous. S. C. Owen's company arrived on the 29lh of October. Indi in hostilities still disturb new Mexico. iY. I'. Com. Enq. A gentleman who was present at tho hearing, before the Committee on Railways and Canals, of the petition for a Rulroad through Winchen dun and Krone tn Dcllows Falls, has favored us with Iho following statement of tho distances, from Huston, on the various routes lo Ilurling ton and Montreal, as given in evidence before that Committee. For some portions of the dis tance, on each route, nn survey has been made. nouTn nv kf.f.nk and i.utlani. Through Keenelo Ik-Hows Kails 113 Thence to Holland, 52 " lo Iltirhngion, CI " to. Montreal 96 325 11V KF.r.Ni:, WIIITK rtlVER AND MONTPK- i.iiai. To Mellows Falls, ns above 1 lis Thence lo 'While Ilivcr 39 " to lltiilmgtnn, 10J " to JJoiilrcal 'JS 331 nv nItATTt.r.ono .wo wf.st luvnii. To llralileboro', through Nonhfield 117 Thence by West lliver, to Hutlatui, 70 " lo llurhngton 64 " to Montreal 96 317 nv nuATTLnnono'. hfixows falls and KUTI.AND. To llraltlebnro' as before 117 Thence to llellaws Falls, 21 " to llurlinglon 116 " lo Montreal 96 333 nv nnATTi.r.noito' and montpkmkr. To llrattlehoro' 117 Thence to Mellows Falls, 21 " to While Ittver 39 " by Monipehcr, to nurhnglonl....103 " to Montreal 96 379 I1V CONCORD, M-.nANON AND MONTI' K I.IUK. To Concord N. II 76 Thence to Lebanon, 70 " to llurlinglon, 103 " lo .Montreal 96 315 UV CONCORD, HAVr.RIIILL AND STANS JE.U). To Concord N. II 76 Thence ibiongli Haverhill, lo Stanit-ad,.150 " to Montreal, by Sherbroole 124 330 The last route may bo shortened by a change in Canada. Alius. UTTho late Richard Leyland K(., of Liver pool, banker, presented to his brother, tho day before his death, Iho enormous sum of one mil lion sterling, supposed lo be the largest'amount ever given as a present in England. 7'his gift saves to tho cctalo a sum not far short of 50,0(10. Had Mr. Ley land died possessed of Iho above sum, a probate duty nf not lets than 20,0002. would have been chargeable upon it, besides a 'egacyduty of 3 per cent presuming of course that a bequest of an amount equal to the gift xvai made tu the brothur. How to Die an Basv Death. A great many essays, says tho rortland Tribune, have been written on the easiest mode of bringing In an end this nrtiin.il life of ours. Ono is in favor of hanging, another of drowning, and another t links a bullet through the heart will produce Ihe least suffering. Ilut wo have an easier road to death than either. Although the objert may not be sn soon accomplished, still it is effectual, for thousands have tried it. 'Wo will give you the receipt ; take several strong curds, fasten them around tho waist as light ns you can bear il, and let them remain a diy or two. Gradu ally lighten Iho cords, persevere until your body has Iho appearance of an hour glass. Your health will gradually declino; you will fool faint and languid, rannot endure work, and will pro. bably have Iho dyspepsia, liver complaint, and be I'vreedingly iTotiblcd with nervousness. No matter; the work of death will bo gradually going on i before many months consumption will be scaled, nnd you will die so easy a death, that your parting breath will bo hardly perceptable. If, however, you wish to commit suicide in a short time, wear thin shoes and muslin dresses in cold damp weather. Wo have never known Ibis dicipline to fail, r.nd it has boon tried in a thousand instances T'onTONA-rn .Mr. William II. Graham, our follow.f ufl'ercr by tho late fire, ycslcrday reenv. crcd from the rums tha roll of money and gold waicu which no lull unitor lili pillow in tho ser , .,. ,., , , '. ,, ,, .ol , ,y, ""' wl,ICn 'o JuttipocJ from Iho hltrlr U-ini nlir In ntp.nn Imm ........ nL...n.., back window tn crrapc from iho raging clement. tns watrii is prntialily used lip as a walch, Ihc rrystai, nanus, ftic. gone, and tho residue look, ing liko a badly baked turnip, but the gold is there still, and the works max- not bo utterly vynrlhless. Ilut the recovery of his money is litllo short nf miraculous. It was doubtless covered, at an early singe of the fire, by a fa lin wa or 0!10r ,navv bodv nnd tlinturb scnrcl n,l ,, , , ,n , ' y ,, J' , CU a d Tc,i0ncl! f0. ,llt """ "f," '""1 ,h" lurnd lo Iho issuing banks it is there (8 118 out of .S-17."0 and is money still. The outside I were burnt ofTHviHnho purse whii li contained tho whole. We do not know where an extraor dinary Flrcak of good luck could have pierced trie clnuils ol misfortune more entirely In our mind than in this particular rae. Tribune. J ID A V M O UNI N O , F F. II . 2 8 , 13 13. THE NEXT U. S. SENATE. On Friday last the Senato of Virginia, by a volo of 16 to 14, indefinitely postponed the resolution from the House of Delegates pro viding for a joint Hireling to edect a U. S. Senator in place of Mr. Rives. The reason for this revolutionary proceedingis to be found in tlio fact that llie Whigs have a nnijniily on joint ballot. In the same way nnd for the same reason the Loco Foco Senate of Indi ana have recently prevented an election for U. b. Senator front" that Stale. Resides those two vacancies, the Legislature of Ten nessee does not meet until next December, so that Mr. Foster's place will not bo filled until then. Of the renniing forty-nine mem bers ticcnty-ficc arc Loco Focos and ticcnlii

four Whigs, as follows : ItOCOS. John Fairfield. Me. George Evans, Me. Isaac U. Hates, Mass. Hiniel W'tbster, do. J. F. Simmons, R. I. Albert O. Greene do. Thomas Clayton, Del. John M. t'l.ivton, ilo. James A Pearce, 5ld. Ileverdy Johnson do. William Uibain, Vermont. Samuel S. I'he'ps, do. J. W. Huntington, Conn. J W, Miller, N. Jusey. Win. L. Day tun, .da. Wm. S. Are her, Va. Willie P. Mansum. N. C. John M. I!errien, Geo. Alex. Harrow, Lou. Henry Johns in, do. pen cc r J i r n a i n, Ten n. John T. More-head, Ken. John J. Crittenden, do. Thomas Cnrwin, Ohio. A Woodbridjie, Mich. 21 Whigs. Levi Wondbury, N. II. i;. u. Aitierion, no. John M. Nib s. Ponn. John A. Mix, N. Voik Danl. S. Dickinson, do J ones Until man, Pa. I) uiiel Sttireeon, do. W.M. Hiywood.N.C. Daniel L. Iliu'cr, h. C. (Jennie McDhlfie, do. W. T. Coiqilil, lien. Dixnn II. Lewis, Ala. A. P. Iliuhv, do. Hubert J. Walker, Mi-s Ji'-se Spriiilil, do. Willi no Allen, Ohio. -I). II. Atchtiison, Mo. Thos. H. Henton. do. Junes Setnple, Illinois. ftvuney ureese, tin. f'licsier A-hley, Ark. A H, Sevu-r, tlo. 1M. A Hinneinn. Intl Lewis ('ftps, Miihtinn, J L.OCOS. Thanks, therefore, to the disorganizing pro ceedings of llie Loco Focus in Virginia and Indiana, Mr. Polk will slart wilh one majori ty in tlio United Stales Senate. Hut a ma jority so obtained cannot be enduring. CJTIto eight liial for the election of a M aver of linston look place Friday, 1st lust., and resulted in llie choice of Tiiojus A Davis, the Candidate nominated by the Party calling itself llio " Naiivo American " Parly. Davts (Native) received 48C3 j Par ker (Whig) 4376; Scattering 323. Davis' majority over all, 1C1. It is probable that thu iho three, -Airmen, on the saniu ticket with Mr. Davis, are, also, elected. CoNNr.cTicuT. Thu Whig Convention at Hartford, on Wednesday l isl, forlho nom ination of a candidate for Congress from llio first District, compiling II an lord and Tol land Counlioes, first agreed upon Thomas K. IIkacd, Esq., wlio declined tho iioiiiinu tion. Tho Convention tho selected James Dixon. Esq., who accepted. At a Whig Convention held at Norwich, on tho same day, thu Hon. Jou.v A. Rock- well was unanimously nominated us tin Whig candidate fur Cungress, to represent tho third Congressional District, comprising INevv London and Windham Counties. The election now going on in thu Stale of New ork, for County officers, shows most gratifying results for the Wings. Every where, se far, they gain on tho election of last fall, and tlio Whig spirit exhibits itself still undaunted. It is announced as a matter of somo con sequence, that Mr. Duff Green does not wish to bo re-appointed American Consul at Gal vcslon, or to have tlio revocation of his exc quator removed by tho President of Texas, Ho has made up his mind lo become a citi zen of that country, anil possibly a knowledge of this fact among those who know the ex patriatcd Consul, may soften their opposition to annexation perhaps when they learn that it xvill ho the means of biinging Aim back lo tho United Stales, ihcro will bo a general destro to annex tho Republic us soon as pos sible. ' Tho Madisontan publishes a paragraph in relation lo tlio nomination of Mr. William II Polk to llio Neapolitan mission, which is cer tainly it little singular, but which is all proper we suppose. Thu Madisonian says it is uti ihoriscd by Mr. Polk to say ihat bo " both desired and sought llio office." This is ex plicit and ahovo board, and tho Senate now understand that thu nomineu would bn obli ged to ils members, if lliey would confirm his appointment as soon as lliey can make it convenient. TEXAS. Dates from Galveston to llio 9ih instant, aio received. Thu news from tlio interior represents everything as rjtiiot. 1 ho roxian Congress adjourned on tlio 3d Inst. Previous to tho adjournment, tlio nominations of Gen. Tcrrillns Charge d'Af fiires to England and Franco, nnd of Col. Kelly ns Chargo to tho United Stales, wcro rejected by thn Senate, Il is said Ihat the chiuf cause of opposition to thoso gentlemen was their hostility to Annexation. Congress lefuscd to receive a petition of n meeting of tho citizens of Rush Co, against Annexation, from which it may ho inferred how slrongly tho members yet aro in favor of that measure. In n letter to tho Government of Texas, tho American Chargo expresses ull confi denco in tho ultimata success of the measure of annexation, and earnestly hopes tiio peo ple of Icxas will not abandon it on account of the defeat of tho Into trealv. In reply, he is assured by tho Government of Texas that this question " will not be affected by any opposition or uiifuvorablo anion on thn p.ut of the Executive of Texas." This as surance, says thu Galveston News, will bo received by the people of Texas willi much satisfaction. ArrnoiMitATi: Wci.coMr.. On the day of James K. Polk's arrival at Washington, llie American Flag was displayed in his honor, from tho Liberty Pole erected in fiotit of the Slitcc-Pcn, in tlio cily of Washington. Whatever may be thought or said touching the other incidents of Mr. Polk's reception at aslitnglon, there can he no difference of opinion as to the fitness of this ceremony. What moro natural titan that those engaged in the purchase nnd sale of human flesh and blood should cxull at the approaching inaug uration of a President whose administration is lo be conducted upon llio "one idea" of extending the limits and perpetuating the ex istence of Human Slavery 1 Well, then, may tlio proprietors of the National Slavp Pen display the " flag of tlio fico " from their Head Quarters, and rejoice to know that " enlarging llio area of freedom " will open new markets, and create additional deni iiid for tho human merchandize in which thev traffic. Trtiu.Mrit or Bbm.voi.knci:. The Rev. Dr. Anderson, secretary of the American Hoard, remarked at a recent public meeting in Boston, that Ixvrnly-fivn years ago the the Sandwich Islanders were found by our missionaries in the lowest slate of savage de gradation, almost entirely destitute of dress as well as of houses. Now a very large por tion of litem nniov the usual comforts ofrix-- ilized life. Then they had no conception of thought by written language ; but since, their language has been reduced tu writing hv the missionaries one hundred and fiftv millions ol" printed pages have not been sufficient lo meet the demands of llie native inhabitants for reading. Upwards of thirty thousand havo been admitted lo the communion of dif- ferent evangelical churches, who have con- tinued to adorn the.r profession-abont one- . . 1 ' third or the entire! population. 1- oruierly they were ruled by a few despots J now they havo a well adjusted code or laws, the remi- I ie ilmli.i i il ft, ,-, I ll ,1 " ar iidministtation of justice, and all the com mon blessings of freedom and civiliz uion. Wo learn from tlio Petersburg Intelligen cer, that the long litigated case of John U.in- dulpli's will was decided on Tuesday eve ning last by a verdict of the Jury, establish ing llie will and codicil of 1821 as llie last will and testament of Mr. Randolph. A mo lion has been made, however, tor a now trial, which motion was pending. This decision gives the slaves of Mr. Ran dolph their freedom, together with a donsid erablo sum of money ; and wo sco by the Intelligencer of the next day, that the parlies niatlo a I'omproniisM beforo tho motion fur a new trial was decided, by which llio negroes get their liberty nnd thirty thousand dollars, and 1 1 in rest of the property goes to the heirs at law. The Fiust Rovit Trxrnr.iLi.nn. About twenty years ago, tho King of thu Sandwich Islands, perceiving that intempe rance was becoming general among his sub jects, called his chiefs together, and after a speech on thu evils of intoxication, proposed that they should unite with him in a pledge to drink in future only water, nnd thus set an example to tho people a pledge xvliich, says a gentleman recently from thu Islands, has been sacredly observed. Annexation. Tho following extracts from letters published in the New-York Cou rier and Enquirer of 24 th insl. may be taken as a fair sample of the intelligence on this subject received by last night's mail. Wasuington, Feb. 2-, 1813. "I fear that tho Texas resolutions aro in din ger of pissing llio Sonalo. It was told mo to. day, that all Iho Democratic Senators had given in.' 7 ho Ohio men will disobey their instruc tions, and there aro Ihreo Senators who call ihemiolics Whigs, but of xi hum at least two aro Locos." From Another, Saturday N'icht. "I cannot say with certainty that Demon and his tail will vole forlho House resolutions, tho' the indications no a- are that they will, If so, they will pass the Senate. Henderson, Foster and .Uerrtck of tho Whigs will certainly volo for them." QTMr. Cai.vin Faiuhamk, indicted willi Delia Webster for stealing slaves near Lex ington, Ky., pleaded guilty, and throw him self on tho mercy of tho Court, xvliich was given him by n sentence of fifteen years in tho penitentiary. 77ie llrilish American Land Company and the ,'aif lioad. Ity a notice of a meeting of iliis corpo ration held in London, published in Wtlliner's iVews Letter if the 4th inst., we learn that Mr. Gall, agent uf l In- It. A. L. Co , was authorised lo subscribe to the slock of a llad-Iloid through ihe Kaslern Town, ships in Canada, the sum of 20 000 sterling, on con dition of 30,000 being raised by oilier means. OyTho North Uivcr is now open, and boats came up to Albany on Monday. " Letters from a Landscape Painter: by the author of 1 Essays for Summer hours.' liostom 1815. This Is tho title of a book which is dedicated to the Hon. George I. Marsh, and is Baid lo bo a journol of the Author's pcrcgrimlions through ihc Northern part of New Vork, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, flic, durinj the summer and autumn of last year. It is a rambling, desultory record of (probably) every idea, good or bad, that broke inlo tho enclosure of the author's brain during his lour. Ho seems lo bo a good-hcartcd youngster, with no little Imagination, a most abseirbing passion for catching fish, and a re spectable idea ol himself. He may bo moreover a good landscapa painter, though il bo habitually works as rapidly as be did ono day on the shores of Lako lloricon, when ho "executed" no less than eix land scape", xvo should prefer to cmp'oy some ono elso lo point for us. He tells us be xvas " compelled by his inclinations lo abandon tho 'cotton trade ond mcar line,' " ond yet ho don't seem to have quite escaped from bis trafficking influences, for he gives you to a ilollar, the price Mr. Ward paid Colo for a landscape I and one is tempted lo supply tho exclamation for him i " don't I wish I had such a job '" He often, however, gels quiln disenthralled from all baser asso ciations, ond makes bis lucubrations quite readable, until Jou come to a speeimcnof his e-ver-recurrinir tvvatllo about milters which o man who pretends to write n book, ought to know belter than to print. For cninple, lead the stufi'on page 5, and sec if it has ono single attribute to rescue it from the charge of being us silly as human softness could make it. Such things xvould bo well enough in a nrivnte letter to a most intimate friends but only think of telling all the world, m a book, ond that not pretending to be a romance, bow a girl, once beloved, has become estranged because she vat lotett, tried to break the poor author's heart, nnd missed her figure, lint, bo tells us, "she will have to answer for tlio deed." There is something dirk about thiss that list xvord, being italicised, may mean more lhan meets the eye, and wo shrewdly suspect the gill in question, hiving beguiled lutn while in the tender mood, bi3 purloined ono of his title deeds, nnd then cruelly lold linn lo be gone! If ibis is so, sl,o ought tu make reparauon xvilho-it delay. Ilut why do we linger! It were an ungrateful task, as it xvould be on impractical Ic or.e, without writing a book ns lar.-ens bis, lo dwell upon the innumerable xio'ations of t.islo nnd sense, llie i u suitablc revelation' of private matters, and the' fie qucnt murder nf tho King's Lnglish in these not un interesting piges; but il is the unspeakable chapter devoted to llurhngton ond several of its cilizens, which alone bos induced us to take pen in baud and notice Ihe advent of ibis volume nt oil. It is dedicaled, as xvo before stated, tn Mr. Marh. Now we ilou't know that this is very objecltonal le in itself, but lo be tho " foremost man" in a boot;, nnd then be "done I rown" in " soft sawder," as Mr. M. is in llus one, i' certainly making a hrgo draught on a gcn((ema'i good nature. What is saidofhini is all true enough, but we protest that every thing fit to be said of o nnn in conversation, is not proper lo be published to Iho world. The author, after dilatin; upon the points which dtsiinguish Mr. Marsh, informs us with the most imperturbable gravity, lint his ehifj object in spcokingofhun is to "introduce a passing notice of his library," ,f-c. This "passing notice," thus coinplitnentarily introduced, extent's through a number of pages, nd consists chietly of a list of the books, which may prove beneficial, since it will serve as a catalogue, if Mr. Marsh's should chance to get lest. This youth devotes a whole chapter to liarlington, and after gelling through xvilh his profound rcllec. tious un the surrounding scenery and associations, he approaches the department of personal twallle with formal solemnity. "The first of the three name- be fore me i-," &.c. .Me. Hue is no unfair play, no ar bilraiy putting one tn.in before another, but it is a fur inference that in deciding the momentous ques-iun of precedence, he wrote the names nn slips of piper, and put them in a hat, drawing ono at a time- like ju rors at Justice Courts. Thisisccrtnmlvrn'iitnblc. lie then goes inlo his business with lijor, taking cieh mme as it comes from the hat, and bestowing such kind and inei-uro of commcnditiun n. sccmeth him giotl. After adminis'ering lo the accomplished nnd Dlfled ItlsllOO Of tllD DilCeSIV nml In (tin lon-nr.f n..,l profound IV fts-mr of .Mont I'hi'nsKphv, a si-tuhr course, of treaimetit to tint bestowed on Mr. Marsh, "C ,!' ,n "T, , ,",'"7 w ithout diy," when lo I holusfirg-jtloii something I A man that cm-lics fish lives somewhere hereabouts, and cf course he must conic in for a touch of the i v' " 1 '"''JlwS-'s xxno never seems capable I of dreaming, asleep or awake, without seeing vi-ions of "bull-pouts' and speckled trout ; ami so a vene-r- nblc c.nicinber of Congress is po'itely l.kencd to "Jack Falsloir," because be is a size or two larger than ihe scribbling lid, in I a monstrous story is tol I ohjul bis eating a brook full of trout. This nny seem very funny to Charles Lanuian, landscape poin ter, but it sounds very Hit, nnd not over nnd above respectful to other folks. One more victim is sug gested by the mention of this one. It is our estima ble townsman, Col. Peck. Ho too conies in for a share of this queer youngster's most equivocal com mendation, nnd is the subject of an amusing piece of bgic thu-: "He has never held any public sta tion, and is thereforea private citizen 1" Thatisvvlnt we call safe talking. What n pity the author would not keep as near shore continually. It would be- a capital thing far ibis young mm, ifho could find some one, die next lime he proposes lo publish, xvho xxould xvade through his manuscripts and burn the twallle. The only lod result for him would le the terrible diminution of the pages, which might oblige him lo sell his volume for less money. Ilut it xvould bo a ffreat relief to the public upon whom he depended for rea lets. We write what we do, in no spirit of unhindness to the young gcnlle-man, but on the contrary we acctrd to him good intentions and a guileless heart. Ilut he will learn before be is fifty, that there are men in the world who can afl'ird to dispense even wilh delicate and wclt-considere-d praise, to whom the indi.crimi note language of commendation, especially from a source of questionable authority, cannot but be dis tasteful. He will learn, too, that it is exceedingly out of taste, besides being disrespectful, to compare a ven erable and exemplary man to that impeisonation of gross, though amusing proflijaiy, Falstafl". He may also learn that though boys bl.o himself may deem it glory enough lo sco their names in print, no nmter how ihey come there, other men thero ate who pre- ler to hold a pttvate station, at least until they they can emerge from it cri-ditably. It is proper to say thai none of the gentlemen men tioned in the book have lecn consulted in rehiiun to this publication, nor are any of litem privy toit. We have merely undertaken lo speak our own views, not theirs. QJ" Tho Hon. Rufus Ciioitr, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, in n very beau tiful speech on the Smithsonian Institute, quoted a letter he had received front Profes sor Tonnr.v, of the University of Vermont, as authority for tho position ho had assumed in his argument. Prof. Tonnr.v is reputed to bo ono of the most gifted linguists in New England, and to be xvell versed in the various departments nf belles letlres and the fine arls. To bo quo ted by Mr. Ciioate in llio Senate Chamber, is no slight testimonial of respect entertained abroad for a gentleman who has contributed much towards rendering iho University of Vermont ono of tho best institutions in llio country. Prof. Torroy, it will bo remembered, is tho Editor of the Life and Literary Remains of tlio lalo Dr. Jamf.s Marsh a book which ought to bo read by every person xvho de lights in reading works wherein lofty thoughts aro couched in most simple yet beautiful language. St. Albans Messenger, Gy5" Mr. Calhoun is not so sick as has been reported. He has been nQlictrd with an at tack ofpneutnonu, but is convalescent. FRENCH MISSIONARY. Wo very cheerfully yield lo the suggestion of a respocltible clergyman of our village, in publishing the following extract from tlio journal of a French Missionary, James UomtAssA, who has recently been converted from Catholicism, and is now laboring among his brethren in the United Slates, in aid of the Protestant faith. Mr. B. informs us that ho labors under some embarrassment in con sequence of suspicions entertained, nnd ex pressed by some, that he is not what he pro fesses to bo ; bul judging from the character of his testimonials, nnd oilier evidences be foro us, wo cannot doubt that he is entitled that respect which is due to ardent sincerity nnd the high calling to which ho professes to devote himself. "Alter pravcr for Div-in nsstsi.inen r ,.i r.nt -nn. r.igcoiisly on my first excursion in Ihe north part of he United Stales, in behalf oftny .-avior's cause, and had an opporli y of saying to many, "Repent ye, ror the kingdom of heaven is at hand.' I went through rniny French villages, where, by the good ncss or God, 1 found many doors open lo receive His wore I, and opportunities of conversing nbout it. Tho people listened with atlcntion ; several families ex pressed feelings of affection towards me, ond said they U'llll J n um.. in tn . ' , ' .. . . . j tn lurcive me, as i couiupivc lliem more instruction i hnr, ilu-ii- i.,;n.i. .i-nmD..t.. ed only to get their money. At their "request, I had in,.- c nance 10 see sotneot their near relations, who llVO also in Several nans nl lilts rnnntm nnH ulin m. ceived me as kindly. 'I liev -nid they were happy lo hive mo cniue lo their house to read the Scriptures. I tt, ,t.u,.. ... oi. i. ...... ., -.i . i .i..n -lin " im.il, uvKiiuwinz vvitn grniuuoc lo Ootl, for His great goodness in thus opening tho beans of this people. Reached , with great difficulty, owing to tho depth of snow, which was in some puts of the road-, above my waist, lint tho Lord hodopened two doors ror mo. Two finnhes give mo a pit ,-nt hcarin" s but on atte mpting to enlcr some others, ns soon as iho inmates observed my books, they, supposing me -lobe (as ihey sud) one who hid come to make iliem change their holy n bginn. set up such o booing ond crvmg nt me, that I was glad to get nut of heirmg. Otto evening, nfier a meeting which I bail omnne lliem, in the .Mi lhodit Chapel, at Mnnersiown, 0 or 7 nules from the village of I hiutplain, I went to vmloiip firmly, where I spent llieev cuing veryngrec ahlv. I both spoke and real a sood deal. A short tune since, Mrs. asked me fur a written prayer to say when the family look their meals, and I endeav ored inasmuch as Hod gave me grace, lo make Ihem undirsiond what piajer meant. Ilavin" to go to Uiozv next morning, we roe vrrv early, ond thu etnversalion was resumed, which I terminated willi prayrr. I Involhis I wo or three months had much em-mir-agement from I'liltshurgh lo Kee-eville and Wills borough I-.ills, in observing tho marked attention w ith which some poor sinners hive huened tothe Gospels while oi the oilier hind, I have had tho grief nf heiring from soinoef thoso u In formerly em ployed e very leisure moment in reading the word of (.oil nnd found pleasure in o doing, that they had been lo confess, and that the priest had forbidden their reading any thing I should lend them. They however, desired metn continue mv viu, nnd intend reqiiesiingibe priests lo In them havunneofhis Bibles. Ili.ive hiitlihpsa-i.-r-iciionnf seeing, thit .vhercver I have lent Testaments or Tracts, good has been done, and thin1.- tint tin- is ihe best way of difTu-ing light and dispelling darkness More is ace-onipltshed tn this way, linn hv the best fro-ned discoveries of men, which ore generally soon forgotten. Was gratified one .Sabbath l,v seeing an unusual number of persons assembled for morning rcrvices and was muted to spend the evening in nn adjoining cltlcmeni, whete a number of Canadian met to gether expecting tne, many of whom I hope yet to see be.uins fruit unlo the Lord. 1 am frequently called upon by persons wishing lo converse on rcli-ious siibjecls. Affettins iMaratien I was much gratified one day, at a neighbor's house, where several Canadians were assembled ; among Ihem were two aged women, one of whom said lo me, ' I am more linn sixty vears old, mid I never before heard the Go-pil.' I left them nt a late hour with a thankful heart, hoping ihat good hid bi-cn done. Went id II , w re a young nnn who knew mo he-lore-, gave me two blows in ihe nrescni-e of itcneo. p'e, and several other influential persons. Mnv Ho ..il.-, iiiiiiii inus us tu mum goou lor evil enable us to forgive them. .j'r m I set out for , four leagues firiher olT still m the woods. I wis once nearly perishing in ihe wo ler and mud. I had taken w iih me some few provisions, and w lien Ihey were consumed, I had lo go without any. And sometimes viry Inptiv lo get mme r.rarse liir.i'l, putatms or peas, rooked in xva . ler only, (ntnong die Canadians.) For n bed I oc cupied the tlinr, nnd was r.fieti in dinger ol being covered with vermin. In spiteof .11 llicelilllethine I xv-a lnppv and jnvftil in my soul, ond thank tho I.nrd for 1 1 is preservation. 1 hive great need i f patience, nnd perseverance, nn I therefore entreat nn interest in the prayers of nil the Uriel of Ood, tint I tmy esteem the cross of Christ 'greater riches than the- treasures in Egypt.' May we all be daily dying unto the world, nnd liv ing more unto Him who ' was delivered for our ofTin ecs and r.ii'ed ngiin fur nur j-Kiifieaiinn,' And mav those nhosep.irt it is to 'tirry wuh the stuff,' pray for those whu 'go down to the biiile, and ore expo si dm tha heavy nrltllerv of the l,mee of this world. Merchants can meditate anil eilcul.ili", diy and night, nn the ni"nn by which they nny incrcaso their goins; so should teserianl. n'f ihe Lnrd. em ploy, through the aids of the Holy Spirit, all tho means tint his heavenly Father fcives him, to win soul- to Christ and to clerml life. Subscriptions and donations in oid of Mr. James llourossa, xvill bo received by the two ministers of Moocrstovvn, but especially addressed In him ihroueh the mail, or the Key, G. H. Townscn. Mooerstown Clinton Co.,N. V. The commendations bestowed in the fol lowing article, tire we ll merited. Our Semi nary is unquestionably the lest Institution of the kind north of Trov ; and wo are pleas ed lo observe ils present nourishing condi tion, and brightening prospects. A OA III). Ma. KniTOn, The late Kxaminotinn nt the Female Seminary in this village was of ton interesting a char acter lo be passed by unnoticed, I therefore solii.it a place for the fallow ing in your paper. Tho-e who attended the exercises of the several classes cannot bul h satisfied ilni ihf. m,st aa;na cfTirts have been put (brill on the pari of the teach ers, iur me improvement oi tneir pupds. Wuhout piriieularizinj each individual subject or cls-s, the Kiamiiioll'in discovered on Ihe port ol ihe pupils a tiorouga euci'iine.than which there is nothinmore essential in l.i).ng the foundation ofa finished educa tion. Tills, considering the shnrl tin,., (h.i h,ta n. joyc-i the advantages of the institution, jspeaks much i, ih.ii.-ii in itio-u nno nave ns present supervision. 1 noticed but one fault in the examination, and thia xvas so general nnd so marked lhal I will mention it. allude to indistinctness of utterance. The young ladies speak too loie. This, although it detracted front thoiutereit of the etuni-iilion, is not unpardonable in young ladies, under those circumstances and was compensated for in part by the promptness ond accn locy wuh which they fulfilled iheir ollotted duties. The eemeauorof ihe pupils, also, both on the exam ination scats and elsewhere, was lujjhly ,-ommenda-hie, nnd gaine-d both for themselves and iheir teach ers much credit I ihink those whoatlended the ex ercises will not be incredulous os to the ability and iiualif.ca'ions cf the present supervisor to mansgo such an lusiiiulion, ond are ready to extend lo il that patronage which it so justly merils. It" what we see with our own eyes, nnd hear with our own ears," is sullicient testimony, there can bono hesitation in say ing ilnt the present advantages of this institution are not surpassed by onv of a similar kind in ihe State. It cinn.it be denied thai our Seminary, for a few years past, has been in the back-ground. has ex isted only in name a mere shadow of vhat it once teas. The causes which brought about this unfortu nate result we all understand thev need not be enu merated. Hut without casting retlections on lite past let us rejoice lint nt length it has triumphed over cir cumstances onsen bko a Plupmv ,,,. .i , , decay, nnd take its place first among the Seminaries W VUl -JIUIC J XTA human mummy has been found at the L'uauo Island of Irhaboe. It was found about 8 feel below tho surface, and in a pcrfort stale of preservation. It was broiijlit bv the Colchester to Liverpool, and appears from the name and date inscribed opon the stave ofa Hour barrel found alont; wuh it in llie hammock, to haie been Ihat of Christopher Delano, a Porlugurse sailnr, one of tho crow of an American whaler, who was buried in 1701. Tho body was originally dig., covered in March last, but was buried ai-ain at the back of the island. Nai-ghtv Gisis.-The Nantucket Irquirrr is qu file indignant at the behavior of joung ladies in church who always contrive lo get prominent sells, and lliey seal cely get feilrd before they commence "jabtVr in?, nudging one another, arianring eravaia, taVi off bonnet-, smoothing their hnr, and other uril.d v? like and ll -limed actions," which lliey continue f.Z ihe unie they enter unitl the meeiinjj; closes ?0 X great disturbance of those whooccupy seats ,hbv5 them.. A reform on similar grounds of compla mi learn is required in this neij libothowi. '