Delaware State Reporter, February 24, 1854

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February 24, 1854

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Delaware State Reporter (Newspaper) - February 24, 1854, Dover, Delaware BLAWARE STATE REPORTER. VOLUME 2, DOVER, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 24, 1854, NUMBER, THE DELAWARE STATE REPOETEB. TO nmiSnED SOn-WEEKLT W GEORGE IT. S. NICHOLSOJT, At Dvrcr, Ike Capital Statt PeUwve. HAVING been in successful rince the 1st of Jtarch, 1858, conaUnUv inereaa- Ing in circnlation, the BKMKXU can DO longer be considered miry bnt it has von its way ioto popular fcror and achieved fur itself "a local habitation and a and it lease from year to year, or for a term ot years, at bis discretion, rooms in the city of New York for holding the courts of the United1 States for the southern district of New York, andipr the accommodation ofthejodges of the said courts, and of the district attorney aud marshal of the United States for the southern district of Neff York, and for the clerks of the circuit and district courts of said district. SEC. 2. jtndbe a further all or- ders, venires, writs, process, and recognizances affords us much pleasure to announce that it is in the circuit or district court of the United States for the southern district of New York, fane a lance share of the patronage and the favor I may be dated, tested, and made returnable at "9-.. S, -_. the United States court-room in the city of New YorkJ and whether made returnable at the United States court-room, or at the city HaH of the city of New York, shall be in fact returnable at, and shall be returned to the court-room in the city of New York, where, at of the People and tha Democratic Party of Delaware. Before the idea, of the BepoaTEc iris entertained at alia we oilen expressed won- der that there was no paper published at the capital of the State; and we felt sure that if oae were started here, it would, from its central position, possess advantages over all other the time of such return, the court shall be papers in the State which none other epnld f actually held; and that tbc said circuit and equal; and, if judiciously and with enterprise conducted, it would necessarily become THE STATE PAPER. TThen it fen to oar lot, by solicitation, ready tencouxagement and otherwise, to tempt a of the idea, we did and tUe opinions ire j then entertained hare become fact. Success has been the reirard of all oar efforts. Tbe DstAwiSE STATE "RCTOETES is not and never win be the month-piece or organ of any tJiqne, or division of either or any Party. It, is the fearless and the faithful advocate of the i principles contained in tbe j DEMOCRATIC PLJTFORJiT OF 1S50, And on all National questions it stands boldly and nndeviaiingly on the Baltimore- Platform t of the office of the- of the i authorized to receive district courts for the southern district of New York shall be held, and trials in actions therein had, at the court-rooms that may, from.time to time, be provided for that purpose. Approved February Qeittttfr [Public, No. 4 An act granting the franking privilege to the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, and the assistant in charge of the office of said j coast survey. j Be it enacted by the. Senate vnd Eonse-of Rep- j rssevlalwa of the United cf America ta Congress assembled, That the. Superintendent oft the Coast Survey, and the assistant in charge Dast survey, shall be j and transmit, free of; THE LTJPB OF HAH. BT As rosy light in eastern skies Gives hope to all of bright sunrise; As floweret lays its petal bare And sheds its fragrance on the air; As babbliug rill 'neath greenwood trees Wends on Its way to distant seas; As comet in its rapid flight Across )he azure vault of Thus runs the mortal fife man. When on his infant form tre gaze. Sweet Hope shines bright upon his days: With tott'ring steps fce treads the ground And sheds his joyonsness around, Till, wending on through smiles and tears, He meets the sea in manhood's year; Then; for a moment flashing-bright, Is lost fore'er to mortal And his eternal life's began. Then breaks to him -another day, In which eternal sunbeams play. As the sweet floweret fades and dies, At Spring's soft summons will arise As babbling rUl, lost in the main, Returns again in gentle rain; AS comet, when it disappears, Will glow again in after years; Man maybe lost to mortal-eye, The Spirit Man -n-iU -never die! Commnnitationg. Etrer, its ffirtOTj, ud the Hank Bead. MR. EDOOE: I designed my communicatiaa 5 of the 14th to be thebst I shoold wnte upon the subject, for the present being weD aware I that it was useless in trying to convince Far- mer "and Iris prompters, that River has j equal advantages to Mabon. far all purposes of This being the case, if I should mate this lengthy, my ticnae must be, that it is probably the last In the RBPOKIEK, of the 14th, "Farmer" inti- mates. that the State of Delaware owned one bandied and eighty thousand dollars in the De- laware "Rail Road Co., and in the same article labors hard to leave the impression that this ram came out of the farmers and of the Sate, trhkh he knew was not the fact. The Slate owns cf the stock of this Dela- tvare E. R. Co. -when it la aO paid in by the that schooner went into Mahoo, simply became Bat M mlj of those IB the adccliM jf the tenniBOs of tbk ioad, any change, br so dain opunn that DOB. was the along the Bay tjbrmfer Urlll.'jl ffaf he wms better acquainted wMf tfcat place, not that tbe waterway better, or that it ww a bet- ter harbor. This be will tcD any one, and did tell several at the time, and after the schooner was once in there, be considered it useless to more her, as be stated, if he had gone into And "Fanner" aad vfate with the schooner for harbor, the including these bo are otnri.. celebrated little oyster boat spoken of by "Far- j traa toanyftntberiBipvnnat aft mer would hare been chartered by them to tfco sound out the month of Maboo'fi river. And what was the result of those soundings 1 If does not rocoflcct. he out easily ascertain at Washington; where he wfll report made to the General Government by tbe parties who first surveyed the coast, and also the report made by thegentkmen who were sent, to re-Eorvey it, at the instance of certain par-1 pbia, vent opno the and viewed tie ties, who represented to Mr. Riddle, at Wash- place, the means of getuag to it, the ington. that great injustice had been done mous amount of naoney it wcddcoGt to sjadili the fiist survey, and that sgross j substantial read "fast land to the awash of mistake had been committed, and by some brv Mahon, they abandoned aB idea cf the psactka- lievcd to have been done intentionally, to ac- Ability cf ever brnVScg a read en to and another grnlWoa, wt -fixgotlen, woe appointed to fey by order cf tbe Gourt, with dot Mabon, and with of to ply between there DEMOCRjlCT OF 1852. j postage, by the mails, all letters and documents For its chief aim it has the Usios and the in relation to their public duties. Praurr of the Demoeiatie Party of Delaware, i Approved Febnary In its ancws department it wiU not be behind j any other Delaware newspaper. What the j [Public, No. 5.] An act to constitute Qniney, in tie State of Illinois, a port of delivery. n ii commodate certain influence; and by such re- stand the tbe tides, and SB xe- presentatkms induced iir. Riddle to use his m- repeat wasacqcksecd ia by _____________________ _ _ flnence at the Department baring this bnaness P. W. IL Co., and that road has twen-jia charge, to make a re-survey of both places: notSKSsscntJEjTOcenosed asnestit. 1 tf rears to pay in tins amount to our road, and 'and the result of both of those surveys may be Farmer perHniatlasea she certainly win avafl herself of the privilege. {bond in the report made to the govenuneaU nity ay thai the gBaggpgn that pum of %30.000 was also donated to the road an extract from which I annei as follows: ccaniisson were ia imaEouji iuJi i as a Iree gift by the legislature, out of tbe pro- i TTe find at the month of Dona River from fobeneGttfce j ceedsof a Lattery Grant, which has- ten years sjx to eight fed of water, at itscntranee; and a cranniisaiiy cf -cinch were the RjRsente- I lo pay that in, or at feast nearly that long, for J dear, straight, wide channel. The mean rise sivcsl Xaibtr cf tsos tad as? interest at 4 tbe portion coming to4bc Del. R. R. The Ma- i of tlie tide is six fcet: so that vessels drawing dtag- jjacc, bat were the j hon Road being more fortunate (having already from twelve to fourteen iect waier can enter at soosl: sad beaaa: ssacewhat ia mails and our exchanges do not afford in time, is regularly and fnOy obtained by means of the electric telegraph. ___ A summary of theFORETGST NKWS given in- orar issaes next after the arrival of every stgunsliip. the telegraph from everr section of the Union. _ 4GR1CUI.TU11AL ARTICLES, for the benefit of the will be found in ererv Issue of the REPOSTEK. 'ORIGINAL Be it enacted by the Senate and Howe -of Rep- resentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Qniney, in the State of Illinois, shall be, and is hereby, constituted a port of delivery, and shall be subject to the same regulations and restrictions as other ports of delivery ia the United States; and there shall be appointed a surveyor of customs, to reside at said port, who shall, in. addition to Ms own duties, perform the dnties-and receive sala- ry and emoluments of survey jirescribed by from all parts of the State is one of the most _ ______________ Tamable and interesting features of oar paper; the act of Congress the second -of and situated as tre are inwnediJtelyia the centre jfarch. eighteen hundred and thirty-one, provid- of ths State, the correspondence and the com- FOB THE DELAWARE STATE BEpoRiEa. Sklif fh been paid to her S2000 ont of the same grant) 'full tide; and the most water to be found on what to co. aafi aosocos to_ a ifhusitwiDbepeicehredtbatnot the first dol- j the bar, or ratfler the flat, at the month of 3Sa- bait, Itea rirer jras sagged lo SBe a Iw of this money comes ont of the citizens of f ban is from fonr aud a half to fire feet at mesn swa. bj a geRtkxatn eT Doser-jas tbe fX Kvul WMjl F A 4 fmlwL'ub filff TTTP TTOUTE ARKKCTTOlf ii III Tl VX Ctnmty or State, and that fither a Tail wad j low tide. This mad flat is about a third of z. sdabic ptoce mile in extent, reaching -from shore to _ t or plank road to Dona RJverwiD be nearly ten years befne it can get the benefit of this directly in the entrance. In the matrimonial character, genUe to no longer let yonr fancies wander to scenes of pleasure and dissipation. Let home be now the sole scene of your wishes, yonr thoughts, yonr plans, yonr exertions. Let home be now the stage on which, in the varied character of wife, mother, and mistress, yon strive to sit and shine splendor. In its sober, quiet scenes, let your heart cast its anchor; let yonr feelings and pursuits aH be cmteieU, and he- Dona is father by one nrile from its month than Mabon this may possibly be the case, bnt before I can be made to believe it, I must see the chain ran from Dover to both places, via the main road leading to each. And I am rally sa-_____ tisfied that. if he will reflect for a tant day, new entrance will be found, as moment, trill be cuuviiiced. that-if Dona Land- already there are marked indications that a ing had granaries there erected, and vessels re- new cut is forming on the north side of the gutarly trading to and from that place, that river, a short distance within the tirober. would be worth more Xte above extract is from the highest autbori- Landrng; and why 1 be- tv, and is therefore the most reliable, and mB. _________________, Dcra- It is the I the lower washings of the river banks, which the forms- 1 wbsl was _ tion of the adjacent shore prevents the efforts of. cornEiaiaiH t, lu-UlKi wife the Bay tide to remove. It is evident from the j who fiisi ncncoBcd Doom, and remarkable change of the present shore citizens cf tbe town scd cccoriry _ compared with the survey made some ten. yens j then- carriages toDcca, river, and to their sor- srnce, that this fiat is increasing rather than {prise and they drove tttii taaes diminisbing; and I apprehend, that at no dfe- dear down, and the finAlhlag they a got nor m maSer, set after viewing the plate tages, they began all Ssadraa- to voader were in aitenpting to isabe a road yond the spreading trees that shadow and ,50014 come and go from there i be taken as the best by persons who teryonr mansions, gentle ladies, let not ymrfjjt any tinie, carrying much larger cargoes than mnaicalions of the be found to J-r your mansions, gcade at certain ports therein mentioned, entitled "An fancies vrander. leave to yonr husband to dis-, from mnaicanons oi JKEFOETEX wni oe loanu at certain ports therein mentionea, entmea "An iauuica f iMmiifcA 1 fn4irht be more voSnmnious than any otter Delaware i act the duties on foreign merchandise I fanguish himself by his valor and his talents; 1 newspaper._________________________ imported into Pittsburg, Tfheehng, Cincinnati, j mn ._ at home_ ,et ,_ matangOte airncle LOCAL SfEWS ASD THE SLSRZETS win receive careful mad prompt attention every Esstte, wheir a fun and reliable report will be given. -The Romance ssd Poetical departmentseomprisG-roiguial contributions aud to be secured and. paid at those and the said city of Quincy, and the said port of deliverr be, and is hereby, annexed to and made a part of the collection district of New Orleans, and all the facilities and privileges afforded bv sjidact of Congress, of the second of hundred and thirty-one, be, and hereby are, extended to the said port of Quincy. Approved February selections from the best periodicals and literary magazines and newspapers in the country, morality andiustrncBve reading strictly adhered to in all selections. The citizens of Delaware would do well to j fceep in view the fact, that in this town, the capital of the State, the REPORTER is the [Public, No. C.] miy paper all PARTY COXTEX- An act giving further-time for satisfying claims 3TOSS, A T j t KKS and aH PUBLIC for bounty lands, and for other purposes. SIHBpfGrS of STATE DTPOBTAXCE are Be a the Snate and Hmat of Bep. accustomed to assemble, and being on the spot, j of the Unittd of Antrim tn we are enabled tit give a sad Coasress assembled, That the act entitled for claims for bounty furthermore nmst be rcsnembered that the gervices in the late war with Great Britain, and for other approv- Tke Cheapest I ed July twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and Vrng pnhEshed every Tuesday and Friday for j fortv_tW and also the two acts approved Jann- ftf 1 TWO DOLLARS A TEJR. Oar subscribers may implicitly rely on onr constant endeavors to enhance the value of oar paper, in accordance with our desire to make it at aU times a welcome visitor to the MERCHANT, the FAKXER, the pounci-us, the HATKOS and mere to the shipper. The road leading to Dona at any season of the year will certainly vie with the Little Creek landing road, and by the road being extended to the mouth, wfll afford the same advantages of vtutor shtptinpnf as Mahon, they had sach a Sue and aoble river as DOBS. are unacquainted with both and know within so a dkaifflee cf fist bad. And nothing of this prejudices, existing in reference at the ray Best session cf do you seek plause of your God, your children, your ser- vants, weave for yonr own brew a never-fading chaplet. An ingenious writer says: "If a j and certainly no reasonable man wffl deny Dona wished to draw the finest'object in the world, Tending not being a better place for summer it would be the picture of a wifej with eyes ex-1 shipments than Little Creek Landing, with tbe pressing the serenity of her mind, and a coon- j same advannigesofgianaries, tenancebeaming with benevolence; to rest, on her arm, a lovely infant, the other i their grain to Leipsic and Little Greek Land- employed in presenting a moral page to another ings in preference to Dona Landing, is too non- sweet baby, who is listening to the words of truth and wisdom from its incomparable mo- ther." I think there is something very lovely in seeing a woman overcome those little domes- sensical to nonce. I am free to say flat die plank road to Dona River would not accommodate the people of Jones' Greek as well as Mahon; and if Jones' Keck with two creeks running an around it, tic disquiets which every mistress of fiumly.} mhens grain can be delivered immediately on IvMnl nw mnst m int> fflnhPTS in _ has to contend with, sitting down to a tntik- fast table in the morning with a cheerful coonte- Prirate letters will please be addressed to us personally and marked pnraie. Letters on business, or containing subscrip- tions or communications will be addressed to THE PROPRIETOR. [Public. Ko. 7.J arv twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and thir- nance? and promoting innocent and pleasant ty-five, therein and thereby revived, shall be .._..._.. and the same are hereby revived and continued in force for five years, to be computed from the twenty-sixth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. Approved February board the vessels by most of the fanners in that neck is all of Dover Hundred, then I have no more to say; bnt taking it for granted that to the important stream of water. "farmer" again asks, "If Dona River is sach an important place, why has there not been any shipment of grain from there the pre- sent winter My answer to that question is this: The month of Mahon was more conve- nient for vessels lightering down from little Creek the mentis of both creeks be- ing nearly together. This is the great reason- scribed to AU the grain dot has been shipped from that j abort S30JOMH to and Hifc- place, has been lightered vessels, and 4 ddpma. Tins ended thecoeims- Se same enwd hare been done at Dona. 1 tamed aad a. boat from Every fcriEtr that be i zens was rendered tbe were appoinicd to jtiucune lie of this nhoflt in getting tbsenoRcocs of This aoneis fer avwifle to ths is tbe first winter that business of any extent jCompany; and, Jbangoct of oeartaadahacst has been done from Mahon, and there has been but few days this winter that the same could not have been done from Dona Landing, M atone from the mouth cf ibis and by the time another winter rolls around, people ready to let the prejert go by the naieaed their canrts ia anotfaa- _ _ i Oft the Q330BEIQ5 IB KBB road so as to keep ofT the aod the icitixeasand Earners arosod swag tie adTan- to be duAeu fim as weD as at its month. bang so Tonmlarily cantrihelrf towcnis the acenstomedto water en both shool-] meat of the pront conversation, among her little circle. But vain be her amiable efforts at pleasure, unless she be assistsd by her husband and other mem- bers around; and truly it is an unpleasant sight ders" himself, thinks every person who sees fit to differ with him in opinion does the same, .OTd it not require wise Sjanghai'7 to a small portion of Dover Hundred hes west of! Detect ;t in him at any tune. Dover, producing two-think of the grain ship- j Those celebrated documents and engineers'' bcfeeaH (MMiiLi the erection of this bank bad Site pavSege of cco- and start tta 1 the atueas who bad ped from the landing, thev should certainly be i reports of the superior advantages of Alahon i was UBS privatse to jhesx1 cntidcd to consult their own interest in this orerDona are anxiously looked for, and I hope whofceonnnonftr-bnt lie stead d important matter, and as I said before in a for- jn. due time they Witt be pubKshed, and if they mer communication, inasmuch as the road win are go conclusive, I am ready to knock under, fiH thaoagh fe teae, aad was to see a fiunilv, instead of enlivening the quiet j certainly be bunt to Dona River, to contribute and acknowledge the com. scene with a'little good humored chat, attme then- ft its a- j As for bitting Mahon thefest rap, there are An act to regulate tbe disbursement of the con- j jf were nnwOTlhy atl, tenssoa m the forest _ j bnt few who can be made bebeve it, especially tiugent fend of the Senate and for other pur- J And not only dxsxlnt to the eSsrt en the pmanT as and abandcocd: but. fc> a: poses. Be it enacted by the Sctate anil House of Rep- resentatives of the United Sta'es of America tit Congress assembled, That the moneys have been, or may hereafter be, appropriated for the compensation of members aud officers, and for the contingent expenses of the Senate, shall be paid at the Treasury on reqnvntion drawn by the Secretary of the Senate, and shall be kept. hi aordin OF Tilt: TOTTED [Public, 5o- An act concerning the district courts of the. United States in CsEforaia. Be it ttoeted 6y the Senate mtd Basse of Re- pntataGca tf tke dated of jiattrica ik Comma That there sbaB be ap- pointed by the President of the tnited States, by and With the advice and consent of the Senate, a district judge for the southern judi- cial district heretofore established in the State of California.; and that die sessions of the dis- trict court at San Jose, Stockton aad Sacra- mento are abolished- And in case of the sickness or other inability of the district judge for the southern district of CaBfornii to hold the terms of the district court at the places prescribed by law, or at either of them, it shall be lawful district jodge of the northern district of California to hold tbe said sessions of the district court for the southern district, or any of them. And in ease the district judge for the northern judicial district of California from sickness or other cause, be enable to hold sessions of- tfce district court northern district of at the times aad Senate to deposit the moneys aforesaid which places appointed by low. or either of them, it may come into his hands with the depositary who may be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury, for other disbursing officers in the citrof Washington, and all payments on account of the pav and mileage of members of the Seriate and all payments of their officers and for ths continpiDt'expenses of the Senate sbaJl disbursed, and accounted for by him, according to law; and the said Secretary shall be deemed a disbursing officer. SEC. 2. dnd be ft farther enacted, That in lien of the bond now required by law, to be given by the Secretary of the Senate, he shall give bond to the United States, xnthm ten days after the passage of this act, with one or more sureties, to be approved by the Comptroller of the Treasnry, in the penal stun of twenty thous- and dollars, with condition for the faithful appli- cation and disbursement of such funds as may be drawn from the Treaspry -under this act, which bond sb-ill be deposited in the Comptrol- ler's omce; and it shall be the duty of each and every Secretary of the Senate, -whomay hereal- ter be chosen, to give bond, as aforesaid, within thirtv days after he enters upon the duties of his office, and before making any requisition as aforesaid. SEC. 3. j3ad be it farther enacted, That it the duty of the said Secretary of the and may be lawful for tbe district judge for the southern district of California to hold said sessions of the district court for tbe north- en district of California, or aay or either of them. LCTX" BOTD, Speaker of title Basse of Eepresentalires. R. ATCHISOy, President of the Senate, pro Approved Jansuurr 18, 1531. TRAXKLET PIERCE. scene with a little good humored chat, siifcng j boTte vidence, And "Farmer mav preach until doomsday.' jf they would reflect for a moment, that the ly.rased op UBS issSos tenlion of the other j and then, when a stranger not convince me that the farm- I evident intention of Farmer" in the coai- who, for then- by tbarper- comes in, Oh, dear! such smiles, animation and ers of Dover Hundred would not be as well ac- mencement of Ms articles, was to draw the at- loauacSlv Let my lot be to please at commodated at Dover River as at Mabon's, and tention of the people from Dona to Mahon, and i J i i tniror 00giacfcs in the way of the Hank Bead says the poet and tmly I cannot help enter- taining a contemptible opinion of those persons, tins plank rafl road is finished i being laid to Dona. As we shall, in Farmer's" of their own mesas, fisae aad stbor. Sol ahsost constant erpcssre cf bxsbh, ba3t a farge and 1 coiaiBocSaas ssd other next comnnmi- I convenieQces, at .Dosa, asd by their ia gstgag tbe oM s6tan- young or old, male or female, who lavish their to Dona River, he win find as many merchants i cation, be fevered with the history of Mabon in 'joint cnorts snccccdsa si ggaag tbe saao- cood hamor or pleasantry in company, and i as eager to bay prodwe to be shipped from Dona thedaysof Adam and Eve, (of doabt, j boat PkalsuwuUi to a guuu iiuuiui vi luououuj u> vuuipBuj, L- t_ .-J __J _m 1_ f fiv thf if tff mrie. board up snllenness and silence lor the sincere, loving grotrp which compose their firesides. Phtiada., Feb., '54. T. 5L G. EsPEKUiBST WITH fol- lowing is contributed by Mr. John Bermct to as from Mahon, and be need give himself no trouble on that point, as already there are over- tares made to rent the large granary about be- ing erected at Dona Landing by men who have the money, and are not easily seared at trifles. farmer "also knows that there is notaci- ._ o ,_ ___________ _f tizen of the town of Dover who ever thought the Cultivator. It is jnst such an experiment j or dreampt of sacrificing Jones' Neck by advo- as every one of onr agricultural can j citing tbc plank road to Dona, and it was use- make without expense or trouble, and we trust they will not neglect to do so. If it shVl be he is wefl posted, and win be afcte to convince the a ____ the people of the Hundred and County, as he {outer trips to and Grm Lewes. did the Levy Court, that this beaudml and send rf marsh is tbe Garden of I wfll undertake, in advance, to fiunt history of Dona Landing and Hirer. In the formation of a steamboat company for the transportation of passengers from Sorfblk to Phfladdphia, the Hon. Thos. Clayton, John 1L found successful by them, this article mknwTriQ fartjetveen of the sacrifice tune, money, and more than pay an entire year's subscription to the compiler. Mr. Bennet says: j At the request of a number of my neighbors j and friends, I transmit to yon the result of an experiment made bjr myself the present season in raising corn. j At the time of gathering my crop of com last fall, T procured a number of stalks, each having 1 two ears upon it, which I reserved for seed last spring. Crn the 17th of May fast I planted two rows of CQTB, 20 rods long: the seed for which T took from tbe ears which grew nearest less for him to make the assertion, knowing no j Clavton, Jacob Stout.- Henry M. Ridley, John j one would befieve it The times are few and t Jenkins, and many other tautens of Dover and Kent County, embarked in tins en- terprise, and npon the organization of the com- pany, the Hon. Thos. Clayton was the first President, and the other named gentlemen Di- rectors and I undertake to say without fear of contradiction, the people of this State could not at mat the present or any time, within And da not and the cazms aracad i well rocoikct wha she first ccade herapptar- ance at Dona, tic handfeds irfao imuJul wharf and wetanxd her aod the jayatats of this enleipnse -aith thar aad fteoas Tfats moeh firthe people of ths ocmntrr, by this coble aad hand of three thorown sdf here. Satisfied beycad a doabt a boat conld beweQ sa.-4x2xd- by the the Partsmrcilh had made, these three or fcerim- _ tnally abandoning the discossion Brst com- mcnccd, and rather makes a personal matter of the root of tbe stalks preserved as above; I then j that communication, bnt I will not do so with asthsse "tbreeorfonr persons who own Dona Landing, and unless it pays better than I bear it does, the aggrandize- ment spoken of by Farmer." is certainly no- thing to brtgof. aad unless Mahon wharf pays better, he win soon find ont that this grandnement is not much after an. Mr. RBior, I have briefly noticed a few the points eoarnnmicalion of j carry ont tbe wishes and the best interests of pioa. Snyrca. aad __ _ -_-., the 14th. and on the 17th he comes again, vir- the citizens and the company they represented. the Dona LamEaj CO__KB- tiat Tbcirsslrofifcstenortwzs the Hstorydrtms State, sdceted six men with t better time, more generalinteUigence and respectabfliry to aregrfar conbaeJ entered rato ty the Pk2adrf- ,t 1 _ _ s jl__V C-r% i P'l 1 m J-W-'V WTffh 2.J An act to eoaunne in force the act entitled An act to ascertain and settle the private land claims in tbe State of and for other pui puses. be by drafts by the Secretary on such depositary. Approved February [Public. No. 1.] Joint resolution of thanks to General John E. Brevet Ruolred by tht Senate and Souse of Repnstn- Ictittt of the United Slates of Jmenca ia Cttn- grtu assembled, That the tiiaaks of Congress zra dne, and are hereby tendered, to rtsemtatao tf Oc Ufited -t An i act "to aKcrtahi aad aettie tb? pnrste Und eUims rn tbe Stale ef Cahfomia." Xirch I third, eigbteeB hnudicd aad ftrtr-ctne. tie the ts oc'i euy coTtuvowd m {orce i year (ram aad after the thrrddsy of March, A. eighteen handred aod BfYv-fbtn-. far the puitxix.' of enabttai: tbe boxrdof Bader lOticJ act to (Irterrninc the claints prevented to tbe ssid boar! tbc art aforesaid. saud board of eoanansimMm may appoint one or coir pT to act as eommbriotwrs in takHjt of tcstaaaff to be reed before boirf, who titaH receive to h? fixed br to exceed per dtem. Appro-red Jascary 18, ISM. ft cod of Rrp- Qne> Ma, r? aiT2Z Vr i- whicbgrewon tbeoUier ten tails wasSipooncts. i General John E. j dsfied fjm rtsojt e. >d sertteet in the late via and J _eser_ at tbTrS at tbe Dime planted two rows adjoining the seed for which I took from the cars which grew the npon the stalks preserved last fall. Those four rows had equal care and attention during the season. The two planted from the corn which grew nearest the root, grew more rapidly than the other. The four rows were cut up September 19th. I basked out ten bills from each two rows October 8th, and for my own satisfaction weighed tbe corn in the dr. Tbe weight of tbe ears taken from the ton hills planted from the corn growing nearest the root was 17J ponnds, white the weight of tbe ears which grew on the other ten was 9i pounds. a faflj satisfied, from the result of this ex- intent, that farmers should piesetie. not the ears which grow on the stalk for seed, bat ing nearest the root of the sulk. the with tented to General TTool, tcstimonv of th" hifb entertained M Congress of hit gal- lant an'l jndicioni conduct on that incinoraUo occasion. BriSflrcl That the PretfiloTrt be lo catw a ropy the forffoing to be to VC Jtnnsry 24, fPoWitKo 8] AB act fo prwrWe plw far the holding of tbe efforts of IbeUnited States in trict of Xcir Tcrfc utd for others Sf U tfmttet if tkt Snmti cW Htntt tf Rff- tf Che Gfeterf im That ft fcnrfn] for ef tit [Pnhlif. Xo. 2.] suihoriring Tnrreape of thr ferret in the ttffict- of the of tho Fnblic Tnnting. Rvhri by Ikt Smote and Hew of hr Uxetff Sletei ef of the pnnttne V. hereby. to the fr.rfc in hi? office bv Ibc appoint- mrnt of tiro uMittontl at the per Ihe em- j An Iriihmfcn was hrooghl trp brf trstc. on a charge of vacTfcncr, aad was tbos qocstmncd: IVhit are TOO r' 1 Pure, ymrr honor. DOW I'm a replied PaL You m tbe Imp 7 T qwstinn wbe- 1 thcr hare crer been tr> m TOOT hfe- Sore, rxnr, tnd does vow thinV I came from oold IrcUnd wagon Commrt hrm him. Friends can diScr on nutters in contio- and be friends stffl, which I hope wHl be so in this case. In that communication he asks why is not Dona Biver resorted to by coasters; thcanswer to that question is simply this: the Light House was originany built were it now stands, as a beacon for the months of Mahon and Little Creek, being nearly half between each, aad by its being pat Utere would serve the mouths of both creeks, and it is very natu- ral for coasters, seeking a harbor in stormy weather, to run into a place where there is a fight boost erected for that purpose, and I pre- sume that was the intattton of tbe present light boose, hem; pot where it now stands, to serre both LitOe creek and Hahon far harbor, bat in England, and all along the English coast, ftebt booses are erected on shoals and bars, to warn the manner of danger, and whether those fxrswis who had the management of erecting tbc present fight boose where h now ttands, into futurity fkr enough to know that a i mod Sit wnnH gtentmJty close ut> the moath of Rfrcr. arxJ that h was best to erect tbe light there, tn warn mariners of their danger, 1 know not: bot if that was tbc case, tnc tdicOtifk will- no oonbt. be i erifieil m a frtr rtprciaTTr if there is any rchance to bf ptorrf m U. S. than these gentloEoen. And does not "Farmer'" and this whole connmmity know who is cogni-, to Dona Tanning fcr years. zant of the matter whatever, that gentle- have that noble band cf feficws ac men whh the other Directors of the Gnnpany, together with tbe Presidcot upon a artful ex- amination of both of these naleis, backed by to nsx This meb. the general good of the jxspse of this aeetfca of oarooontrr. Aad I imfaiake to aay. wittt- onl fbar of ouliMxBctioa. tbat thete is ao pro- tbe opinion of the people of that dav, unam- started, or to be sUulsd. except tibc moosfy reported in cf fauildmg the wharf .omkSagcf We rot !bfi rn-.J'-irtinKof the luc is a Vxok wbtrc tJie hieh etrcsa is also by Fanwr shont that r. S. xJhaaicr pomt; mto Mahnn m to Dana why will not grrc the real natvre of tbe cane, as it ensrcri of btrme to hind those vho are msHPr J nt for the Norfolk boat to stop, at tbe place now j caDed Dona Landing? If Maboo had been as i accessible, and as pod a place far their opera- tions as Dona Biver. why did not these gentie- I men select Sorely they were neither biased by interest or feelings to but which, in their jndgiaeot. i was tbe best. I And when tbe project of the Delaware Ball j Boad was started m 1834. mostly by gentlemen I who had been interested in the Norfolk Line, I and were acquainted with both waters, made Dona its and why was tbc terminus at Dooa River m preference to and it that time acquiesced in by ercry nrnm of tbe C038tyta.nd has been errr trace until cently It was from tbe vrrr fcct that Dana Rim was considered the Setter ptooe fcr the tcrm'mos of the road. If the honorable gentleman, John 1L Clayton. i who drew the charter of that road, had not thought and known ths to hare been tbe woold be hare rrcr made the lermkras at that rrrcT And Finncr" weD knows it was so rnnch mnwxed good wffl resett. tetiepeo- pteatlarge. Aad what bare btea the tfcaata of a irsr mdmdnals, towards these tiste or KNIT QTCStea LLLllff Sfttl. BODCry in CK VODKA BAIC ofttn the greatest icauieatscf baaeats wfajeh IB- snladfctnnthi'l ifati? Xottiagbat aadeary. ther for their own to Vsoli mminly msxnBBCRtabtv sach a chirtcr tecs Ernrattd to thu ootnpaitr. 1 was well trqoiioicd with both places at that bine, probably. we at this As be tbe of onc of the who cbosrn rn ori'-c- k for the Norfolk Line, and tfttr toe re- of tbe Boo. Tbaun.5 CSaytoa. wit. Lbcir President; thu gealkmao'ic op Hn% been eonfiraMd br tvo tax-, nxBMT. aw annety t en to so ff, and wbxh has prored of SO benefit to the penpSe of tiflK conaty. cad (he gcsteaBy- Aod now, at iet VK sary to Par- bis cGutf t> wiH pcuie titiile' he may wrier. twi4. aad of west be cas dx bat H will rod ia Risk Road