## Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon, March 7, 1861, Page 1

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letter published on Tuesday : A house haa been rented here for the President at an ere. rmous rent. But whether Montgomery will become the permanent l seat of gyvemaicut i very problematic, j .- / i Huntsville, o Ink Charleston ami Mcm r phis Railroad, Mn be a good location, i but for the abcfttnable Union sentiment I that prevails thea?e and makes it utsrc like Tennessee than' Alabama. The hissing ; i! of Southern me*, at Nashville, in 1850,, i by a mob in tbsaidlema, can neither be ! forgotten ncr sflßkoksd in selecting .a scat of gofegjßfiliiiffi For the Got 100 taK soJm6<*k* range would be most appropriate. 31acon, Ga ,is suggested as a good place. But, nous re r whs. | Among the sojourners here there are several that you may like to hear of. Capt. Ingraham arrived several days since, was warmly welcomed by his many friends and admirers, and has been in consultation. I wish we had some good work for him. But where in our navy ? Gen. lienning sen, the real head iu all of General Wal ker's expeditions against Nicaragua, is ! here too. The General is quite a tall, fine, military-looking min. Sparc and gaunt, he stands about six feet two. His i face is a strong one and intelligent—rather foreign in appearance. Large, clear grey eyes, shaggy eye-brews, a retreating fore head, rather small head, with a very mill-, tary c u rings;, culling brown hair a little toadied witli grey, a slight closc-trim med moustache, the face shaved, and only : a strip loft running from the ear under the throat. He appears to bo about 45 years of age. His conversation is very interesting, and his information upon mili tary run tiers extensive--net only by prac tical experience and observation, of which few men have had more, but also by! lo ading. He is evidently a thinking man, and not a mere w ild filibuster, as some sup pose him. There may be room for his en ergies north of Nicaragua. Tlie gallant Capt. N. G. Evans, dis tinguished for many daring feats of cour j age, a native of the old Palmetto State, i has also just arrived here, en route fur , home from Texas, lie has been detained here by the President, who says he wants him. He may shortly be expected iu i Charleston. ! Com. Rogsoau. of Louisiana, and Msim- Chase, me iiere too. The Major, by the j way. might have taken possession of Fort Pickens at, the same time that Fort Haran- j cas was occupied. Military men here sav it could easily have been done. Now it is almost impregnable. • Illusions from Delirium Tremens- i I That disorder culled delirium tremens, i or vulgarly Uur d> tils, is commonly in duced by continued • xeess iu the use of in toxicating liquors, or poisonous drugs. It is u disorder intimately connected with a derangement ot the digestive functions.— So long as a person can take food, he is comparatively secure against the disease, i but when his stomach rejects common nourishment, and he persists in taking stimulants, the effects are for the most part speedily visible. The first symptom ,is commonly a slight derangement of the healthy powers of (he senses of seeing and hearing A ringing in the ears takes place, then any common noise, such as I the rattle of h carriage on the street, as-j names, to tire bearing, a particular sound, ‘ arranges itself Into a particular tune per haps. or certain words, which haunt the sufferer, auc are by-aud-by rung into his cars on the recurrence of every noise.— i i The proverb. “As the fool thinks eo the bell links." become applicable iu his case. • ; His souse of seeing, iu the meantime, bc gings to show equal disorder, and figures j float before him perpetually when his eyes are closed at night. By day, also, objects ! seem to move before him that are really i stationary The sense of touch, taste and smell, are also involved in confusion. In this way the disturbance of the sense goes on increasing always with ths disorder of, the alimentary functions, until the unhap py victim is at last visited most probably in the twilight, by visionary figures as dis tinct in outline as living beings, and which seem to speak to him with a voice of life. At firft he mistakes them for realities; but soon discovers his error, and is thrown into the deepest alarm. If he Ins the ; courage to approach and examine any one of the illusory figures, he probaby finds that some fold of drapery, or some shadow, has been the object converted by his dis ; eased sense into the apparition, and he mat ha also find tint the voice was only some simple household sound, converted into the strange speech by his disordered ear; fox the senses, at hast in the early stages of thU disease, rather convert than r rmt€\ though the imaginary may differ widely from the real substance. If reme dies arc not ay plied the patient will grow ■ worse, till at length the spectral figures and voices will become entirely the crea tion of bis own faay. and seem to do or say anything that may lx? uppermost in the fancy at the moment, encouraging him to self-murder of every possible motive—; The whole consists merely of his own fan cies, bodied forth to.him visibly and audi bly in seeing ud hearing organs. Ills own poor head is the seat of all; them is , i nothing apart from hiui hodiiug fcnt * vacancy. IIeI.I’ER AT A DISOOIXT EVEN IX 010. • The Dayton (Ohio) Empire of the 19th, wit., gives the'author of the “Impending Crisis" the following “first-rate notice ; The Cincinnati Commercial of yesterday j announced that the author of the “Im ! pending Crisis ” Hinton H. Helper, would | lecture in Dayton last night. The mum ' ftnsio which brought u the in formation*Uo . Uougbvio or. city Mr. Hipcr and hie agent. The former, we are told, “stop ped wdth an acquaintance and friend up : town.*' the latter called at our office and 1 ordered a notice in the paper and a lot cf ‘ circulars for general distribution, announc ing a lecture on the “United States,” at : Huxton Hall, last night. The hall was lighted up. twenty-three tickets were sold,; and after waiting a reasonable time for more customers, the agent “slipped away” and the gas was turned off. The proprie tor of the hall was, at a late hour last | night, endeavoring to find the “Author of' the Impending Crisis,” who, it seemed, j was endeavoring to escape the consequen- , oes of his own work. We were not an entirely disinterested observer of the course ' of events, as the agent had neglected to . meet an “impending crisis” at our couu-i tor. . Helper hail some printing done at the hmptn Job R.mma, which his agent man-, age.l to have taken from the office by 1 tlon nriyht lying, in temporary absence of the foreman. The bill was presented at the door of the hall last evening, w hen ( the agent promised to call and settle it in fifteen minutes. As he has not yet called, and we loam that a number of our eitisens ■ are yet waiting for the expiration of the ■ afon said fitteeu minutes, we give him the i benefit of this notice*, and tender it as our i receipt in full for our claim ngainst Hinton Bowan Helper, who entered the political ‘ world as the calumniator amd villi fier of ; his own people, puffed into notoriety by . prominent Republican leaders, and now, as when he left his native Slate, swindles those who trust him. 1 B. iv— Just as we were going to press, ( we heard a rumor that Helper’s agent had i been arrested upon complaint of the g n tlemau who rented the hall. ✓ Tixas lUrsixa ax Armv.— The Gal veston (11 than of the 13'h instant savs : \ "The Legislature appears to have doin • all in its power for the defence of the fron-; tier and the relief of the Treasury. “An act lias been passed to authorise* i t,ic organisation cf companies of mounted ( men. sixty men in each frontier county, ten of whom may remain constantly in ser vice, and cal! out the remainder of the company for any time not exceeding I twelve days a* one time; the said compa- i nlcs to furnish their own arms, horses, provisions, and ammunition, and to re- ! ceivo pay as follows: Privates and non-! commissioned officers. £1.50; Lkutcn- 1 ants. £2; Captains £2 50 per day each for every nay s actual service. To provide money, the House has passed a bill au-| thorizing the issuance of treasury warrants! to all parties having claims against the 1 State, and making such warrants receiva ble for taxes. “The House has also passed a bill au thorizing (he Governor to issue State! bonds to the amount of five hundred thou sand dollars, in case of invasion from any, quarter, one-fifth of the whole annual • Slate tax to be appropriated as a sinking, tund until the bonds arc paid. “Should those acts become laws, as is | probable, we shall soon return to the! .good old days of a depreciated paper cur- j rency. and the defenders of the frontier' and others will have more money than gold or silver ” The Anderson Case in Parliament.— In the House of Commons, on the Stla iust , 11. B. Sheridan afforded Lord Pal-! uier.itou an opportunity of making au im portant statement relative to the case of the fugitive slave Anderson. The noble 1 Viscount pointed oat that the judgment of the Canadian Court of Queen’s Bench did not amount to a warrant for the sur render of the prisoner. The issuing of a warrant for that purpose rested with the Governor-General, and that personage had received instructions not to deliver Ander son to ihe authorities of Missouri without the consent of the Home Government. ! There was, therefore, not the slightest! danger that the prisoner would be given up before the arrival of thu writ of habeas corpus issued bv the Court of Queen's Bench in this country. His Lordship said there was no ground for the asser tion that the Ashburton treaty was ob scurely worded, and in this ease it would be the duty of the American' authorities to prove that Anderson had committed an offence, which, by the law of England, was murder. He would not j ene§r into the question whether a slave ■ was justified in taking the life of a man, who attempted to arrest him while he wm endeavoring to escape from the clutches of his owner, but be “was perfectly satis fied that no English jury would pronounce the act to be murder/* * What miss will nun any man ? Mk management. •( s -' NO- 10 j During the reign, of Janie* IT , | when the King was much disliked for hi* * oppression and the number of taxes im (posed on the people, his majesty, in th* . Srogreas of a tour, stopped at Sudbury, in uffbik, when the corporation resolved to j address him; but as the major did not pi>s- Mss mutih literature, it was settled that ' the town cleric should be his prompter. • Being JutmduaaddwtW Umtfn ptesenee, the town clerk whispered to toe trembling mayor. j “Hold up your bead, and look like % : man.” Hie worship, mistaking this for the beginning of a speech, reported aloud to . the King, “hold up jour head, and look like a man.” The town dork, in amnxe, again 'whis pered him, “What do you moan by this, sir?” The mayor, in the same manner, rc -1 peated. | “What do you mean by this, sir?” The town clerk, alarmed, whispered still more earnestly— | “I tell you, sir, ybu’ll ruin us all.” I Thirst wonsu than Minoru— Tho disturbance to the general system which is ' known by the name of raging thirst is far ! n '°ro terrible than that of starvation, and for this reason t louring the abstinence 1 from food, the organism can still live upon its own substance; but during ab i stioeßce from liquid, the organism has no such seurce of supply within itself. Men I have hern known to endure absolute pri i vution of food for some weeks, but three days of absolute privation of drink futile** • in u moist atmosphere) is, perhaps, the limit of endurance. Thirst is the most 1 atrocious torture ever invented by oriolt i tal tyrants. It is that which most cf j fectully tames animals. Mr. Kstly, when he had a refractory horse always used thirst as the most effective power of coercion. gi\ing a little water as the re ward for every act of obedience. Tho histories of shipwrecks paint fearful pic ■ turos of suffering from thirst, and one of the most appalling cases known is the cele brated imprisonment of one -hundred and forty-si* men in the Hlack Hole of Cal | '•utta.— Llucl i- uiAl. , , .. , * * - Thr IVwlic Fina\cr—The necessity i Tor an im reuse .>f duties has been dearly exhibited in I lie debate oh the tariff just passed. It appears that when this Admin istration earns into power, the public debt amounted to £2H.0<>0,35(3 !)0, There wan a balance in the Treasury on the first of July. 18;*f, of £17,71<,1 14 27. leaving h balance of indebtedness of £11.350,22*2 - j I*3, while the present acknowledged debt is £87,0(K).00t; or, in lading delta ac km>wled by the departments and by one or the other of tlie two Houses, is ov r $00,000,000 The interest on thu i* about £..7t0,0 t;o—fhe oppose of eoj- Iccting the revenue is ia0.014.14 and the expenses for the in xt fiscal year were estiiiiuAsi by .Secretary Uobb at$45, - 650.282 (1. Add to these several large claims passed at the present Congress, ami the wants for the next fiscal year will be million* of dollar*. This - shows the necessity which existed for so increasing the duties as to meet the reve nue wants of the Government, without any reference to the great question of “protection."’— Phi. Inquirer. —• ••• w How tiik ArpoiNTMxaT or Mkmrkrs op Cokg rksr is Mad* —When the census of the United States is fully completed, it ia the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to divide the whole number of free persofis with three-fitths of the slaves by two hun dred and thirty three, the present number ;of memWrs, and the product shall be tho ratio of one member. The Secretary of the Interior shall then proceed in the same manner to ascertain the n prcKutative population of each State by the ratio al ready determined by him as al>o\c shown, and the result of this lust division shall be the number of n preM-iiUtiveH appointed to each Stale. The loss iu the number of members caused by the fractions re maining in the several States shall be cou pen sated for by assigning l so many States having the hugest fractions, an au ditions} member each for the fraction, as may be neceasaiy t make the number of repre*. ntativee tvto hundred and thirty - thrre. w • - , Happix*!*.—Tillolaon truly *ay that man counts happiness in a thousand hapa and the faster be follows it, the swifter it flies from him. Almost everything prom ise* happiness ts uMS a distance—such a step of honor-; saUdt-a pitch of estate—such a fortune, dr match fur a child—but when we come nearer-te it, either we fall sliert of or it falls short of our expectations; and it is bard to say which of these ia the great er disappointment. Out bop*is are use-, ally larger than the enjoyment can antisiy; and an evil long feared. bsatdii that iC may never come, is many ::ue DTB painful and troublesome thaw (2m cyi) iUplf wbtu it oomCtf.