Connersville Watchman, June 25, 1836

Connersville Watchman

June 25, 1836

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Connersville Watchman (Newspaper) - June 25, 1836, Connersville, Indiana J NO. SAÍÍPLK, J£Î., ruijíj.sriER. Orrirr i>n !\I(iM;or Ptiìfit. S.W. PAUKER-, EDÎTOS. , TEKMÖ.—r-ìì,i'0 ITU ANNL 3Ì. ÌN ADV'AINCL; Wl'i'nîN TliK Ì KAk : TI!!'; Y1:AU KM-ÌRK;-:, ^•l'ivil. !-ll!F,r.TV CAN ONI,V DWl'.LL WITH A TeOI-LE V.'ll KSOW TIIEIR RIUIIT.S, A.VÌ) KNOWING, DAKll MAINTAIN " —J I" la. K U Í ON. counteniincc is noimated j THEATY WITH THE CilEROKEES. ' speaking. His complexion is a!; The treaty iutelv condtided with Ibe H at mnny conJlictinj reports in litlle (-..wiiey ; but he fheu'9 more of the ijead men and Chiefs of the Cherokeej rehitive to the falccf Col. llian the Mexican tincture. He i Indians, by Vvm. Carroll and John F.| 'J IIE FANNIN iMASSAilRF. , i? Imiij There liavc, as our reauers already know,' \s heri becu a r;rcat circi'.lat ion nin's comn ced to viilual escapes cred by the Mexicans, The fo!lcwiii<r let-icr is believed to give a faithful account of that horrid critastroplie. It is from a yonna; penlleman who went from Lonifiville Ky directed nnder the date of the llth April, /«J CB ^ W liùà U ó. W ! filler a sear? of expensive f:q/Pnirjci)!3 has been in'iy 5iJC(-e;rhil in discovering; .2 Marrying Man.—A line-looking fel- 'he art of drvinj: ;;;;!] inMnuiaciurin^ the low. named John Cowan, was ¿e-Kenccí! : leave? info tea of n qu: lity (j!;ite t-qaul to portioned. Iiis age is 41 jiihcd bv the President and Senate oflhei:he really had. he gave (he names cf no j 'p'jere anivpd (ho New Vork imar . . ^..1« lî-l t .1 . . »!■» ____ Ì ' ' » ed. fromCrove's Glossine: on the Brasses Hiver,! ""O '^"-'ì '"¡'ì himself under a little old tohi.i^ther ir, thai City: " ¡ ; t^e only parís which could be "General Cos was taken twodaysafter iUnited Stales, has been ofiicially publish- less than twenty seven! He avow? his l^np^e ground (iurinc,' the month of 3iny résolution to have a hundred before r,as!, no Iofs tlian /¡/¡rni ihon^aiid dies. His great ambition is to ontdo (he ami nvu,t:i '¡¡vr pai-i-n.^e.-?: Dey of Algiers. He is now busily at ■ f,f-,vhich number 2,-13J arnv.?d on Thars-work, anxious to make up litr.e los» in the ,'(j,iy _ the battle, and was bronght bark to cam¡), a p.iclure of fear. When I first saw him. he was lyir.g upon the ground, The treaty at large is too long for our present limits, and we must therefore content ourselves with stating itii leading provisions. The sum stipulated s^en of ; the only parts which could beji^Q j-.e paid by the United Stales, in con- Penitentiary, hini was his h?.ir, which is a dark jjculeration of this cession, is five millions j! . • I car Íciüic.r—I laice this opporíuniíy i j^ipQ^^rj of writing vou a few lines to let you knovv that I am still in existence. Í suppose yon will have heard befiire (his rea-| ches yon. (hat I was either taken prison er or killed. Í was takeri prisoner on activity: has a high forehead, but not ve- fnüowing sums are to be invested bv the the 2u(n oflast month,and kept a weckjrv broad; hisnoseis long, straight and | United States '-in =ome ^^afe and "most v^'hen all of us who ^eretfiki-n with Col. veil formed; his eyes a brilliant black.! productive stocks of (he country," for lannm, beside other prisoners, were or- [„j-ge, long black whiskers, sun-: the benefit of the whole emigrant Cher dered out to be shot; but I, witli sij: oth ; [„jmt at the ends, and red, sandy maus- ers, out of lire hundred and twenfy-ooe.I taches. His complexion is eun-burnt, escaped. Before we were taken, Col.! and he wears little gold rings m his ears. Fannitrs party had a baKle wilh the ^ He is a cousin to Sania Anna. I\rexicans in a larga prairie, and hilled u'phe third personage, Colonel Al-find wounded, as the Mexicans themselves' monte, is (he reputed natural son of a paid, three hundred of them; but one of Spanish priest, by a full blooded Mexican An editor in Illinois excuses himself It is comp'iiod in t!ie Phiklelpbia Price current, tlvat thívc are ul present millions of alcu'utioii, millions iofl as himself.-D^ .5'. Gar. j , ^ : The above mentioned editor, who is a Is . J. aged seven years was 'married man, may console himself with 1; ^^^ « ^ : the reflection, that some husbands, with- ijl^^lle distance irom the l^e. a few day. lout having the ague, are unable to keep ¡|S>nce and on returning she louud the child I the "breeches/' even with the use of if dreadful.y burnec. ih^it he lived but a Iboth hands. ' was ____________ ... _____, , ______ ______ of (he 19ih to bury (heir dead, and thaU i^nglish well, and is regarded as a man we must have killed and trounded some i of superior talents " thing like 800 or 1000. Their forced---------- was 1.000—ours 250. |! LANDS—LANDS. "Tlie circumstances under which r,'e | The following extract of a letter, from wore taken are these: We were com-j.'he Receiver of Public Moneys at Fort plelely surrounded, without any provis-' Wayne, in this state, to (he Post Waster i ions or vvafer, and in such a situation j, "f Lawrenccburgh, shews how strong i-(hat we could not use our cannon; in con-the tide of emigratiop. and speculation i; i 'sequence of which we thougiit it best to! setting westward. Had Mr. Clay's Land ! surrender on (he terms offered to us—i bill p issed the House of Representatives, j ry])ich were, to (real us as prisoners of ^agooilly portion of this money would ; w'ar, and according to (he rules of chris- j have iallen to Indiana, wViich wou;d e tian warfare. But how sadly were we :i^nnbled her more effec deceived the sequel will show:—At'ter starving us a wsek. they ordered us out. saying we vrere going after beef; bur. when wc had marched about half a mile okee nation: For a General national Fund, $200,COO ! For an Orphans' Fund, 50,000 ''For addition (0 (he School Fund, 150,000 , , „ , . The annuity cf ,S10,000 a year, (o |SEVEN M1LE3 OF CANAL BOATb. ^ Curious Fad—.. la{e_ar!iclc in Sil- which (he nation is now entitled, is tobeji On the Gth instant a breach occurred - va>uable^.^Jouriiai, says, thnl ui commuted for a sum of ¿^214,000 to be|! in the Erie Canal at Utica, which requi-li S^'^^ler couiv.y, i cnniylvania, wilhui (he qiic- fhe Texian?, who was a prisoner attbe | „oman." Ha ha's a good countenance; j invested by 7he Presidenr of the United ji red four days to repair it.' During this the spaco ot live tniics, arc t'ound time, gays (hat It took (hem all the nlffhtl educr.ted in Europe, and speaks States as a part of the National Fund I interval the crowd of boats collectedhead waters of th(.'Allcgliar,y,Su? part A supplementary article stipulates for!! near the breach wa.« so great that it re-;|haniia, and Ceniiessce livers, the first (he payment cf an additional sum of | quired ten days to Ijll the canal wilh vva-flowing into the Gulf of Mexico—ihc ;^'G00,000 by !he United States to defray ; (er to a navigable height. The Albany ! second into the Cliesapcakc, and the the expense of removin<r the CherokeeF.|! Argus of Saiurday from which we de-; and to cover ali claims for "S;>oliations,""' Tive these facts, adds—"A letter from the 1 by which indefinile ¡ihrase we do not ve- canal superintendent to the comptroller ry well know what is meant; and adds states thai on Tuesday (the day on which Í-U00,000 more to the General I-fetional Fund.—ailonal IniclU^encer. the repairs were completed the boals had accumulated above the breach, ly- i ihird into Lake Opilarlo. DINNER TU 11. B. ÌMA.TES'l'Y MU. rOX. ÍMÍNISTEK from ftie fort, we were ordered to halt. !, ceiver of Public From the. Natiunal intfllligenccr, IMay ~8. DEATH OF MR. LIVINGSTON.. The New York papers announce the iciuoUy to carry on | death of (lie Hon. Eowaud Livincston, | that within the short period of twelve her plan of Internal Iinjirovernenis. late Minister to France. He died on l years, Ohio will contain a million and a '•1 am receiving froDi 20 to 25 tir;u-;;'vionday afternoon, at his seat at Red i; h-.ilf or I wo millions of inhabitants; Indi-sand dollars per day, and have hevu for i! Hook, ai'ter a sisort illness, induccd by i< ana a million or a million and a half; lithe last thirty days, in my oilice a^ Ke-Ijdrinking cold water, while heated on ^ linois a million; Miyaouri a million; Ken- A compiiiiienlary dinner was ^iveii , on ihe Till inst. a* Baltimore to Honrv ing so as to touch each other, through aj;^^ ]Oivov front distance of 7 miles, to Oriskauy." ]3n,„i„. This n^ark of "rrppoct The irrotriJiir JVcii.— U is eslimaicd ;! was ciicited by tlic ]alo hiijipy rriL-riia- tion, so courteously ollbrcd by ilio Sai- The Mexicans marched all on one side of us, and took deliberate aim at us—but monies. I ana v.'orn Sunday. tiri- (o Lot;:; íslanrl. His iurntnon- O O oern short and sudden Í ài' a more ¡ ful journey." il. ha.-; out clíending to it. §500,000 has been'j The American ?nys—"Mr. Livingston received since the 7lh of March last, í¡ was in his 7£d year; and the last lime Í, as you have seen, was fortunate eno',;gh ! and it is said that tiie er.rlorn folks b.nvE ; we saw.him, t-,ot laany weeks ago, he (alto escape. 1 have, however, had mon- fonly began to come, Í bflieve that Ihis | ked with all the anticif.aiions atid appa-etrous hard times, having nothing to eat 'onice will take 1,500,000 during the; rent ¡te.ilth of a youihiul sportstnan, rhoul for five successive davs and nights, but i year.'' Ind. Fai. I a troutiag exruision '¡e was conierf.pbi- at length arrived safely hers this morning, after a travel of two weeks Llirougli prairies and dangers, during which time Í had some narrow escapes, especially (he night before last, on (lie line of the picket guards of the Mexican force, 1 was near being killed or taken. "San Felipe is taken. The Tirexicans nre in Texas, but Í think I shall live to cee her free notwi(hsianding . We have , . ,, nearloOOmen in camp, and expect to li nÁv'f "... ''' attack (he enemy in a few days. L^nd P„!l? What h.s "I ara well with the exception of very,, , , .. . , . sore nBet. occasioned bv walking through li^ the prairies barefoote'd. To-morrow Í ^ States? h it mtenueu to ma^e a. pai i HENIÌY CLAY. ; Extract from a speech, rerently deli v- ieredinthe House of ¡lepresenlslives of ;j Mr. Livingston liad Cllcd, during jthe United Slates, on ti.e subjecî of tlie j; |¡fp, ^any impoi 'ant and con-riiriicii.s I Land Bill, by Mr. McComas of Virgin-Ij pt,-.die giaticns. We rrmembt i io linvr Ij heard him, Inrly years ago, r>Ii'. McComas said (hat the measiirs iLpf^ec]! j,) (he Iiòn.'"£ d been called ?.ir. Clny'tfland bill; tlieilof iLe I'niled Síaícs 1 tucky a million; and Michigan and .'ir-; Jransas neariy a millinn each. The in-Icicnce in U'éstein Pennsylvania and Vir i ginia, .'ìnd in llie terriiories beycnd the slaies ut' Mi.isrnri and Arkansas, nillal-^ so ba very great. The whole jiopnlalioo I of ihe We^t nnd South \Vei(, witbin the I r 01 iod ii!in!iML il ¡_p renortrd , v.'ill not iall I short oi fi/icdi !/!ÌÌ!i(r:is. — Mays. Ea^^ìc. A N'f^nr'.g man nr.riied Smi'ì fcil and i br'ilvC' bi'; iic'ck rvi Suni'ay nìoriiir'g in 1. la. 1 o-morrow shall go over the river to a farm to stay until I get entirely well, when 1 will (ry | . . ... . - , to avenge (he death ofsome of my brave ; tB>"'3tralion, by (he streagtn o! t. friends. All of my company were killed, i Your affecfionate son, CHAS. B. SHAIN. ; had ' attention of (his Jio!3se has brrn called i ill iti Mr.j. ''Clay to do with the suiiect anv more! ed I: partv ! question of (his matter? Is it intended j !o settle the principles of the next Ad- } ;ie popu-1 1 Henrv j tniik:r;g a of Reprf-fciilalivr^ s (oi' ^>bicb be as iht-^n a xnembcr from Ihc city of Ko'.'. York,) «.çainst snnmission to the jriihri- e was <b':!<-ei)diiig ihr ;;ri oy^'icr crlb'ir ;:S Uie Corner of C'lH-rry slü^t. ñifdical as, tance ¡iiwac^iiau 1 v it ndered, liut it Ion OI.C oj'lhc ¡'.njirr.«. O! Ü!Í! aiiíi COUi'jí: Il i. r..; of inipresïiaeut of American Sea-| mm. u'a? lirolien. ag(j(' al/oui lig'itning uti lor Kms', arid the ricceplanco of whicii has produced sucli cri;t!l')} eel joy tlirough cur connirv, a:id united lis in slill closer borids to our ialiicr-land. Mr. Gilrnor presided, and tiie V'itc Presidents were Wessrs. fticrodith. Kenncidy, ¡Alacauly, aiid NiclioLts.---The Chiri Justiccoftho United iSiale., the Vice rresidcnl. Fo!ei;-!i .\ir.i),'>.2-sadors, o/c. were (.);i iiiC ioast of William \ V. being given, Tos. made a liapp.y ai;d eloijucnt spcecli.— Among thisi^s, lic said, Vv' ] beiio'd the ainaziiig/ihe un exajriplcd progrosii which ihii count; v is niaking, is daily and ivuirij rnakiii«;,, in a!! the paths oi peaceiui civilization, in aris and in liiciature, atid in every i noble cnlerprizo oi'iadnflry and com urscrce;—\vhen i beiio-d IhesiMlnnp^: land when Ì rrdcei., oii iiie oilier I Subseqnnniiy (o (hi;, î-îr. i iivingiîoi-filled, '"or a year or two, (ho highly rc- lUpon now nice a balance A y; nvij: U;dy . "liss ia.rel sevrn'vfn, v. ;;s kiUeu Sai'day oi b-^i wei-k, io liie ncii^lìlior bood oi'Churciiio«n, Cuaibtriaijd couiity, seerncd iat(.-!y (o hang, wiicihr pponsilde oiìice of Mayor gf the city ofj; Ta. ij ihese happy piirsniif, whcihcr New York. j! T!,p of i.oni.vill..^ Ken • was mosi ; ^^ ^nddcn! iaud. e veti t ,. ; ! I ..SI il (he:^: BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO. Extract from a letter of a correspondent ot the New Orleans Bulletin: Clay, both about to retire to private life i actively in the profession of the law,"^ to —Mr. Clay a candi;!ate foi no ofiice, and ' " (he president having fdletl tb.c measate The ci!v of jajuisvillc, Ken; was mosi Not long aftfr filling that^office, he j, v" ilbinnaated on the ni^ht of removed to Ni-'W Orleans, and engaged iiiie 20th uU. in honor of the biillianl ; victory of Gen . Houston over the Mexi-vviiicli he was bred. Some fourteen vears li r-K^c- .> 1; Uciijzj, ago, Mr. L. was elected a Member of 1 ¡ofhis country's glory? He said the narae !|(he House of Representatives from the I of Henry Clay might intlucesoma men to ¡jNew Orleans district, and afterwaids a vote against tlie measure. He said he | Senator from (he state of Louisiana, the ' had never supported Sir. Clay for any oilice, yet, as a vvestern Virginian, he "The enemy fired their cannon live times only. It was loaded the sixHi lime j was always proud of him as one of heri and primed—the man wlio held the | most talented sons. Though he did not I match was killed by a boy and the piece agree witl; him in come of his political! taken. It i« a splendid brass nine ponn-1 measures, yet he always admired lhe| der, hearing the inscription "El Volcan," ji lofty bearing of the bold and generous j and''Violati fulmina Regis," in Roman j Kentuckian; though he may be over-capital letters. The cannon was taken i| whelmed by the wave of party, yet, wb.en and the enemy put to rout nineteen min-|| these party times sliall subside, and the ules after the first gun was fired. The merits of this man be calmly reviewed, Mr. Thomas T. William,s a worthy and respectable planter of Pittsylvania, i Va; was murdered a few days since by duties oi which station he continued toi;^''f discharge until, on the resignation of incumbent in 1831, he was appointed ¡j Alexander Hamilton, so notorious for Secretary of Stale. jjhis vilbtnies in the annals of our courts. ' His late mission a? the Diplomatic i was killed a short time since at Louis-1 Grossed and in'.ernipt'-d by (lie rude liand of war—! iecl lliat ii is ,-i 'cansc for cxtiUation io an h^nidishman, 1 __ O / that tiie lïiedia.tion of ijiä Govern-nient iias been in some degfci; instrumental in averting so crnei a caia.nii-ly. In another spceidi he p.-;a(ic. urawp, forth by a loast in cornpUinent to his slaughter among the enemyl? ranks was tremendous. 1 took a deliberate look over the field three days after the batlle. The sight was horrible. Here lying in clusters, there scattered singly—the ground was strewed with dead men, dead borse?, guns, bayonets, swords, drums, trumpets—some scallered and broken— books, papers, shoes, sandals, caps—the chaos of a routed army, was strewed upon the ground; in a confusion vrhich the imaginalion cannot conceive; the natural eye must behold, (o be convinced of the reality. '•The faces of most of the dead were shades of oblivion, as black as negroes; horribly swollen and distorted; the tongues protruding; the skin blis(ered; (he limbs in many instances swollen, elevated and half extended; horrible and disgusting masses ofcorrup-tion." "You will be gratified by a description posterity will enrol his name on the i brightest pages of American history. He iwill be regarded as one of those rare i spirits that can lise wiib the crisis, and : soar above parly feeling and selfish ambition, and cast oil on the troubled waves iof his distracted country. Black lines might be drawn around his name, yet a glorious resurrection awaits him. He will live imperifehalde in (he affections of every votary of civil liber(y (hi'ough-out the world; while (here are ninny whose epliemeial existence will go down wilh (h« eiibing-ddc of politics to (he j Representative of the United States to France, with its incidents, is fresh in the memory of all our readeis. But tb.e claims of Mr. Livingston to grateful recollection do not rest upon the services rendered by him in oflicia! stations. His Codes cf laAv and Practice, founded on justice, tempered by humanity, and bearing throughout (he impress of (heir author's character for enlighlen-ed philanthropy, would sufTice, alone, (o clothe his memory wilh honor and respect for ages to come. In private life, his urbanity, kindness of heart, and liberal hospitality were such as to adorn (he high stations which he occupied, and to add grace to his more solid acquirem.ents. ville, Ky; in a fracas at a faro bank. He was slabbed in the neck, by which the jugular vein was severed, and he died imarediately. Fatal Rail Road accident. —On Thursday last, Mr. James V.'ilson, of Philadelphia, a very worthy and respectable man, was killed on the Norristown Rail Road, jby being crushed under one of the Cars which fell off the track. Mr. Perry Smith, of New-Milford, has been elected Senator of the United States from Connecticut, in place of (he, fi- icdd of Aiïicricn, he snid- kinsman, (he carlv Chas, J. Fox-,! Gentlemen, it has been mydeslinj„ in the pnblie service, to be for many year? absent from my na.livc country. But I assiire yon, thai I h;;ve fell, upon landing in America, as if] were at onee returned to my famiiy ;;nd my home, and my native iand. 1 have found myself among men who speak the same language, who have ihc same thoughts, habits and ieelings—who are governed, almost by the same hiws and instilutions—who look back with pride upon the same pages of history— who delight in tiic fame of the same From the Kauorial 1 nieliijciicer, May 28. We learn, through a channel entitled to entire confidence, thai the health of Tlon Gideon Tomlinson,'lhe present Sen-■ Poets ai'^d oraior5;-in short i have lalor. by a majority of owe vole in the ; iound in America ;-,nolher ¿aigland. i Lci^islature. Gen. iimith replied very happdy (o "The ^qn. Isaac Hill is a bold, straight forward "])oli(ician. What he does he "is From the Ciawfonlsvilie Record, .luiie 18. Vv'e have received the particulars oflj does in the face of the world. He i an unfortunate occurrence which took |i never caught in a hiding-place.—£as-place in Danville, in this state, on the'j icrn 7V;/ics. 4th instant. A wretch by ihe name oflj That is not true. The town ofEse- a). Alfred Vv^ilev,wbo bad been in (he habitil (er in New Hampshire was once a hi- these comprurien(s, and the wliole seeac exhibited an honorable feel-in.g, enthusiiisni and fraternai ¡ìiìec- tion between Americatis and Englisli-mon, which we trust will be pcrpeUi- of Santa Anna's person. His forehead is!! ced him greatly. But, although his con-j high, but nf<rrow in front, spreading as| dition is precarious, it is hoped that he; it extends back obliquely; "hair moder-i may still recover. The intellect of (his ateiy black; small whiskers, a little mix-i, illustrious man is still unclouded; but his ed with grey. Tiie skin v.'rinkles on I capability of expressing himself is great-the lower ¡.art of his forehead as he ele-j ly impaired by debility, which is so great vates hi; rye.- lo .^-fH^ak. He has large, i'that the slightest exertion or excitement mild, bb'cli oyc^; bis nose is narrow be-1 is distressing to him; and it has been con-tvveen tii-eye?. i):)t is tolerably .straight,! sidered proper lo prevent his attention and becoroii:^ il.-sby towards" the end.' to business or to company. This infor-His mouih is extraordinary, the ; mation may perhaps be useful in savingjjbocn destroyed by fire, and the town-ma- ijpper lip raiho!- pr.rjecting; one of his il trouble to those who might otherwise de-|ijor and his two daugiiters perished in the upjier f:oril teeth i? gonCj^is under jaw . fiire to converse or correspond with hitn.'jfiumes. menced expostulating with him. A quarrel ensued, in which Vv'iley drew his dirk and wounded Thompson so severely that he died on the following Mond.ay, Wiley has been fully committed to awit hi^ tria^ on (he charge of wilful murder. C. C. Navk, Esq; has been retained as counsel for the defendant. The citadel at Plymouth, Eng. has mal account of the prospect of the wheat crops in that quarter of the country. The blight is universal, and though the recent rains, (says that paper.) have invigorated other vegitation, the wheat is man school, lie í¡-icd to pass iur one o( them—not knowing hiinself, probably,the diiierence of ian^uagennd char-, actcr cf the. two nations. Tiie key stone stale have given liim a t.iite of beyond redemption. , , ■ 0/no.~Mr. John Piatt i Germans of Marietta, Ohio, advertises in a paper if^ilowmg suite. Already tney ofthat place that bebas succeeded in | have eslabhshed two Itading papers a-! cultivating (he genuine Tea Plant of ; guinst hitn—bolh of which arc printed 'china. He has, he says, raised the ,| in (IJernian and îaislaiu U cn, iiarfi,;on. plant for ten years ¡'iist at Marietta, and |—E-.:e. ^iar- ;