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Hillsdale Whig Standard (Newspaper) - November 9, 1847, Hillsdale, Michigan J a S i CLAKK pub I foil urn lEO'.VJ.SO.-V, X'ropiietors. THE DIFFUSION OF INFOKMATION. OK ALL ABUSES AT TlIC II All OF I'UIM.IC KLASON. tttf.oo per Alumni in Advance. tf not paid within months. VOLUME II, IIILLSDALE NOV. fl, 1847. NUMBER 19, THE WHIG STANDARD. I'UUUSIIUI) KVEIIY TUCSUAV. L.uku Eriu in October. s Troubles. months. vthu ____ Autumn, 'saddest season of tho Bill Jiiikins xvas u very modest has come, nnd xvith it storms and "tern- and although he had mingled xvith ihe pesls. Lake Erie. that, 'troubled sea xvorld at barl.icuei, shooting-matches, bar which knows no test.' is first to admonish nioiin. and at many of tho cetera pla- or. 82.10 if I us by the thundering sound of its breakers ces where men may occasionally bo found they ru-.lt along tho beach, that autumn ho was modest, llcre. For bcveral days tho placed in the company ot ladies. He been dancing attendance trembled when a pretty girl xvould speak >mes.' to him, and ielt like a culprit at tho stand ling of when ho waj called upon to "seo so-and-jii horn.1." Bill could never ex- I-ast night wasono of tciror to a Lako or account for t singular timidity. t, o ,____ Ho xvould sing, Irohe, and tie as as clothes trcmllcd till Hov.'Jenkitu subsequently managed matter? and things in geneial.' can be known by application to hh dear Lucy. Reader, strange- as it may appear, there are all over tho world; but tho of wedded life draws the beforo the uninitiated. 1 column I Angiy clouds, la-jRed. black 1 i i n i 23 and Mircharged0with tho tlectiic fluid. "over, among men. but 3J v. ...i .heaven? Tho xvinJs blew would unneive him instantly. .1 ...til. nni1 Lucv Ann Limions a XXHII ram .uiu 11.111, but a petticoat on .Military .lliscoinliict ot thc Atl- llattlcs of I'outrcros :iml Churn-! which should drive U3 baclt into n Mexi- tuinistrntion. bunco, j car, prison, while xvestnpped off with tho s-ircd a-d endurance of 400 Cant. Barclays! m Invn relaxed rnoa TUB itcw UKK ctonttB jisn I a..u cnuuijii.c ui y u J i lie uu ill HI IT in 'VtAhoUtftll'ini'lllltC 3 IT ITdJ for a moment, but they ate ending on j The following clear ar.d ad mjr.ibl.? d_- i us hccor of calling fie-.li teint'iicemoiiU to Lion. Scott. He I scription of tin; in uch and achievumrnts jt recoininisj.-.nce of the xvill toon haxe n tUrnmhhlo force under of the American Army, under (.Jen.' r.en. was cticampjj about miles his Wo must now change tho fiorn th-> day of its leaving Pue- in an tho __. tho deep roar of thc waves as they r.mte A London letter of the ISthult. in tho X. V. Coutier, says: Here, in tho old world, tho system of granting leases for building on lands j near to toxvns. has aiisrn to such u pitch as to become, to the lawyns. a legulur Lucy Ann Liggotis. tnjoxns iridow. had trade. Tho preliminary step is, to pur- et her for Bill, and wa-. dutei mined chase thc tteetiok' litla to u few acres of Forwarders ami L'ommi'.sion Merchants. atAUtns is rtnus. IVIIKIT. At itie corner nf Kailnad lltlltldle, Mich. 1IENUV WAUtCU.V." Forwarding and Commission .tkrtliant, tumbling to the xvas heaid above the noiso of the tempest, and added sub- limity and tenor to ihu scene. As Burns would say, "The 1 p'ei'ity on hU iijnji thit The sailor's lift-is a continual combat with thc elements. Ever on the aU-it, luved Lucy, and was miserable out of her company as ho was timid in as to 'pojtpmj thu ipieition.' that xvas im pimilili-. Lucy Knit purses, hen; xvoiked bhirt b.iioms, ixo them to Jfiil.iiM. us well u sovetal her interest to sue for peaco. Washington Union, (Sept. SJlth.) Here i-) tho old talk of wli.it fk-Ids, and let the lanJ out on building the Cabinet f'-rrcH tint leases at a moderate ground-trnt fora will be t.'1-' period not exceeding ninety-nino years.' character of thu k'vving teq'ii- At the end of this time, the" land, and (of sitioiu upon Mexico! Tii'n i-i tin; AdminU.ia'.ion his xvitfi snorr. ro i oil! .r. hemmed i tho house or houses upon it. bu-1 wltic-li JHI3, and Cotnes lii" ptopcity of thu huirs of the j put fmth h its Miv. At thocotner ami Itsi MICH. W. WOOD. I "lass und huny out its sands, lie is sur- rounded, too. with u muliiplicity of dan- fiee-h-ildc-r. To the squatter of tho far 1SIG. till rfeptemhet, 15 17. Dining west, who in his own person has pu-S'.-d whole time, the army hm never been c conditi'', niul s >d th >i "n i bid; from thc head of tht" tiain r iiilil for mih14 ITJ witii in -iiimv v.lii'.i1 topi Ut-y-covcted pKun. left 'vijl'o- P'icitajii'tl and th-- SM-V on their noi dntatit toj'.-i the air quilu chilly. Clfii. Scott did M.: !-avo witltu4. but canw on tho uejt duy Cupt. Iveainy'ii dragoons. with Storasr, Fnrwardin: il'ommiAvnn Hrrchaiil, I gcrs uiiich the land-laborer knows I'wluct, H-altr .Vc. about> A mast-head, Corner nf Union .nJ Kail p maill-brom. or II i uy .1 coiuriiici.vc, 1 he second day s march WM thr ,cU wria first. yiuilualiy avending. I barlrv. thmtish which n.M thioiigh narrow p.me-. mid over I I-, j'old but still Bill 'would nut pio- IMS occupation at IIM Itlc- Lut-y declared to him lepeat.-d- ihiuiigli the vuriutii gradations, until ho the strength it ou-ht to be. tor thy ob ly that blie loved him und was miserable has becomo an absolute land owner, Jecu inteicsted. from her. and her this system appears tho height of fully, i In 1SIO. Taylor xvad ordered in life depended upon being Kolly'in thu lawyer, who puts money to Corpus Chiisti, uvowdly, on tho patt Bill was dumb. At last j out of his ownteuch n mere nominal of tho Government, in view "fa war ..chasms dcti-imttiMl r, ra: -.tti- lllh "ra MICH.__________: A lee shorn, a broken tnaat. an anchor _ f ]Jut uf ,ttblir conscqui.nctM followed winch might havo Jack never deseils Ir.s pio- f t JflV bullhu xvoik II...-M nritiRinatud. Tho .Mexican Cienur IIILLSHAMI. MICH CI1AIII.K3 T. MITCH Atth IJKON.SON' i COLTOM. FonvarJin; aiid'Cuniraissinn Merchants, IIILLSDALi: MICH. diess teadv.' KDWD II. C. WILSON, AUorncy Counsellor at Law, ASP sct-icttor. is CIUNCKUV. nromp-.lv alt pr-ifcuionit bu.incss Vrmteil to rar'. CruJJ Strict. llillfJa'.i Mich. niav reacn me uisiaiu suiin.-. I not'nor c-ares noi xvhat a day may bring foith. and jocund songandsleeps UANIEL L. IMtATT. A'tlorney i; Counsel In r at Law, JA'S 1C. KINMAN. Attorney i; Counsellor at Law, %ViLt promptly attfi'l to. all pr.ifcjsional bajir-? iT.truited ;r> li'.s rire. OF KICK fesiton iu petiN. Even the, gale and the wreck aro' tho ol> nni, they but have a plank upor wh.ch he I niav reach the distant shore. lie knows l (jeflire was restoted. has been iho malior, Miss soundly with" but plank beUv.-ei, him I aoLIcirolH IS rin.trr.r.7. Jantiriltt .Ific'.. A. P. at La Attorney a n il I' o 11 us r 1 1 n r a in Dfnlsfir .'r.. "f in the nf their property, and tho lives oi venturesome and hardy sailors. [Cleveland Dealer. is thf err and thought of allthc j our turativo requires that wo should pro- world, the miliner tiims the hat and the) coed to the finale, maiden xvean it according to copy. The painter and the sculptor make the canvass iii 1- lix copy and the marble breathe uccoidini; to and the port painis a boauty in i wonls. fiomthe copy he has chiin- ed in liu heart. xvhi-perj the The 'nerct Tuesday' had came, and Jenkins was trembling at the appioach of ex seemed to hui i oxv up hid mind, and to oven xvould hu commuincale deep distress. aie Cftiatnly, to go op done bv tho division of capital U nut less j al xras tempted to attack him, and the impoilunt. The money of tho lawyer j ralor of tho ttoaps nlona saved them, buys the land; the cas'h of the builder Again: twenty-threo Kcgimonts ut> f-'it'i'ii-'J. On the 1-Jlli. thff oilier dniriiin; t .i-ini'-iic'rl their march. T.htle we brought up :hf the rear. In the the train rr.u sent in a'Jrnnce. whils i ;n rear It was rom- H-" I i.f the Int ntid the 3d ttit Mi'ry, battery. As the icir marching slowly C'.lme with tr.iin. ca-n- to Oeti. th.it n futce ul i'l-u iliousjnd men wero trjinj to crojj the road thorn and tin: ti.nn in urder to cut i: off. were then p.isiini; through a sir.ill which. i by a ctirioiM coiuridsr.cc. railed Buena nf hair- ad- 3 in splendid tii" cr.r'tiy's col- It wa-i tho f'uht I hid Thu yellow cjju and the l.nif'.-rs, and ihe bright blue of thc inf.mtry. were most beJiitifully contrasted with the green of the luilcy firld. Our line of battle was soon tunned, and we deploxe'l through the turn their Isft and cut them otTfram unm. ewe, buy produces tho tenemont; tho lawyer pre scribes tho natuto of tho house and its incredible. and entire sipiares Tho Duke of Bedford owns thc xvhoio called out, and scattered through the des- erts oi Northern Texas, and Thu whole aase.nbled under Tay- the lor, was yet insufFicicnt to accomplish the j purpose of marching to San Luis de IV j Tho third d.iy wo :n eiitmtolrr the much-vaunted pass of "Km I'rto. and also tho passage of tho mountain xvhich xvas to lend us to tho Kl Doind" if neccssaiy, of matching nf our hopes, the gieat plain it Our match to bo long an J diilicult, and three o'clock saw us under way. style, xvhilo tho ntchitect tries his beat just so to build it, thai it fchall last the exact term of the lease and no i purpose dtrange as it mny sound in American tosi. the fottunes uf many of tho t Again xve find a concentration of Peers have been madoby tho working of 000 men xvas tmde at Veri Ciu2, xvith this system, and the rexiji'jti to them, as j tho purpose, if neccs oiiginal freeholders, ol valuable rows of to tho City of Mexico. Lei facts lei! their oxvn story. by merely making u-c of tho objtacles rery whoto present'jJ. 1 hick thu finost forest trcei were a- and the rugged nature of the country would leudt'y carry >nio bark to iho northern parts ui Noxv Lnglutid or nii.mitaiiii. A fenr however, from the parses of the "Notch." Here and j tin: ii.ittcry sixm showed them that thfy theio beautiful littlu hikes wi-to inti-r- obierveii. and ccuntrr-maichin; iu ainirsuil in Iho and clear- they left their .dead nn the i M c .1 ,1 ,r i 1 bin i-iiicd our fiiht of Buena nesd and coldnesi ot then xvutetj .'.ere On tho -lib of Juno, tho mnstor rolls of Covenant fJatdon, and Ru-iSfll Square, of Scott's aimy, at Puebla, but and his property extends from tho Sti and almost to Camden Town. Lord Cado- (ran chiiir.s Chelsea, of -IflOO marcl How- on Mexico! Ho then could ho compelled with lieatt and hopes full of the proopect beforo us. Tho much-drimled unsi i-i tho MaiquU Westminister Pimlicc, including Bel- J nriived, ho xvas compelled to march to gravo and Eaton Squates. not to mention tho City of Mexico xvith less than 10.000 Urosvcnor Square and adjacent strocta. men. J. KALLKY. rntsirux AXti Broad Fowlf r'nuloci. tip itairs. Midi hisdJnai'ho coins his List counterfeit.! Teletjiaph line. Cheer up and "copy" muirnurs the young mother as sho f-milcs upon htrrfirat bnrn. So xvith the rvil nnd tin; good, tho lofty and the low, in the xvorld of fashion mid the a- bodes of pcimi-y.it ropy tho xvoild over.l something And when at hist that infant ii wilted like an eaily iloxvi-rnnd laid in a little grave beneath the snoiv, iho parent bends oxer it. and sighs that the sweetest copy in the wot Id lias porifhed Journal. Ihul. D'ea'.sr in Dry Ooo Ororrrics. Har, niiu.Axei. and Tools. Ac. Urnail Street. _ __ JAMT.S W. in Dry rriei.Croikery. Hardware. fee. tc. nroail HAMMOND, in Dry Hard- l! Mick- -----------------11. A. I'AltlMAN. touthofthclIilUUIe cheet up." O'h.' icplied Bill.'you don't knoxv what distresses me. 1 can go up and get is easy enough, but there is L know feel is one 1 am satiilii-d I never can do, unless Lucy xvill me." _ 'Mxpalin teplied his fiiend, 'and if 1 can with pn.piiuiy I xviilcni" Tun SI.AVC MAKK.CT or CON.STANT.VO- interesting group preuen- tcd itself befoic two young female slaves, both with most pleading counten- nnces, s-tood together closely embraced, the arm of iho oni: t ound the neck of the j nthei; their attitude, as xvcll asthesirong likeness betwenti ihcri, pointing them out at once as sisters. By theirsidc xvas an Aftican slave-dealer, in xvhnno fero- cious countenance it seemed impossible to discern u traco of human feeling. llo xvas armed xuth a largo heavy stick, xvith xvhich he drove them to and like a held of animals. Three or four or to lender you comfortable.' But Jenkins cot.ld not dared was hit saw tho Rubicon before him, and ha knew he could not pass ho was deter- mined to get muiricd und ttust to luck und Lucy, Tho niijht they wero mar- lied. All wiru mctry; tho laugh, tho chat, tho song, nnd tlio dance, made up a lively party until midnight, when they commenced to disappear, and at one o'- elocl; Bil! Jenkins was leil '.-olitary and alone' in tho hall. Lucy Ann had teti- red, and her brides-maids olf in a distant room. Bill Jcnkint' waiteis and frusiub had gono home with the ladies. Bill was new tit tho point vheio ho thought his 1 "in two haul fJOOO of these j Tho Duke o'f Sulherhnd has somo ie- have been pui hors du cuntbat, while the xpectahlu slices of London. Itegunt's commuuicaliotiH aro and havo been cut Pat I; belongs to tho Coinm'nbioners of i off. Cioxvn Lands, and many other such es-j No one need bo lold of this, that tales aie lising. To obviate fnrrns bv iho (Joyurnuient. lo.s v.7.101. to tl..' 'amities tur a U ar ot Conquest, aro totally inutt- of thobuildots by the expiration of the equate to tht object lon.seit, a now. [ilan of mutual insurance been devised, by xvhich a man pay- reached anil passed. 'Iho mountains xvhich tho fond on thu loft heir to await reinforcements, and when they upon it for about a milo. overhang- ing and etifiliding it completely, and af- fording xvilh their crests most excellent roxeiiiig-j for an I'tiemy's i The newly cut Moes and long breastxvoiks thioxvn up on the ri.-it. bl-.owed us thai prepr.iutionH bfi-n made, while numerous pa'apuu willi L-mbtasures in tho IOL'S taught '.vliat have lieon j xvoio there; the inusi.ctd and million Were gone. Valencia, with 0.000 Mexicans, xvas full u day's march ahcau, making But, says tho Administra- tion have nut rtlujcilfur a moment" entitle Ins iho reader to'compato thai for Mexico with a speed to teceive, atthe termination of ihf of tho Union, whhU.o facts. They homo 1-no found to ninety-nine years, tho sum originally ox-j called twenty-thice Volunteer llegi- pende der to take the ot a j L.M] in building. Supposing n buil- ments, divided into panics (as xvo havo lake the of a plot of gtound, seen.) and then ihey 'relaxed.' In No- and expend in electing u house' ember, IS 1G, they called out seven mom upon U, xvhich he could expeefio let for. Regiments, and then they a year, leaving him a nel incomo of Well, in July ami August, 1817, they for ninety-nino yeatr, in cxcbango call sixmore Kcgimvtils.and tliL-nthey ac- fot tho enlireloss of hii .Cl.OOO. The three-or foi bo a litllo stieam pouting down fmin th" Snow m.itintain, of icy co'dnoKS utnl crystal putity. After a pausu for lefieshincnt, wo commenced our assent of tho lidco whii-h separatea the pluiiu __ r f I'li.it we stjij .tt Chalco. Tho next day HC m.idua and loiltoine niAich over .1 horrible rond, through which, with the ut- niii'.t tliiricnlty, (imaged otir wagons lij the ut' tiiiih men and The nuxt nat the s.iine, csccjit that lliu ru.ul if woisu than before, the Mexicans hail.bluckcd it up with large s'onc-i, rolled dowr: f-oia the nciuhboriag InlU. iiipht ensnmpst! at a moat beai.tiful olivo grove, of iniinriisc and acciMimiodjiini; unrc both divisiom. In thotonn. as xvcll in Chnlco. there are st.ir.iha? ihe rhnrchci ol the Indians uheru thu firc-nnrshipcrs aisemblcd bcfuro had iiilrudiiccd a but little fioni thc rhiirchffs of coun- tiy, and. being nr-ir the city, arc said to barn Iji't-n lurmt-ily icsurtcd to by the ancient Tho il.iv we nrrived of thc o( the .iriiu. heard thc "f'ho dc.itli of Capt. Tiiurntot.. nir more. The reader sues that this is a tho Administiation have xvcre discussiiij' xvith considprablo j woiild fail him. His .situation animation, the ptico of one of the wo men; imt tho bargain had been struck just before xvu came in, and of tho party, a stout, good-look! paying jlown thu money CORNING. ...Hlicine-.IVnt .loor of t Office. R. S. VAUNAM in Progs'. Medicines. Groctrir..- Chlctgo St. _ E. P. HASTINGS, Co. ia Fancy. nnd Orv e fioodi.fifoeerie5, Crockery Street. M.ch. J. 8. _ VAUNAM 't GtlOSVKNOil, Dealers in ForriSn na.l Domestic Gnods, .roeericP, Crockery, Shoe., Ace.-Norll, a" Str-iet. JonctvMalich- man, When this ,ide Str-iet. SMITH. Co eeriM.CfcelTer.BSt'. jo t'treet, JoneiTJlle. Mich. Chi- G. UNDERWOOD. Dc.ler Paints, Crocerio. Surjicil InJtrumenu, nml Roail L. MclNTlKU. Detlcr in Tlrj DrugJ. Mcdi eines. Shoef. Hall. Capn. A.C. SouthiiJc of tquarc._______ CROSS TIIOAIIW. Jewelry. door south of the Hillsdale Uoase was completed, with an inperioua movo- mcnl of tho hand, ho motioned to his nowly-purchascd alave to follow him It was tho youngest and tho most timid of iho twosistets whom he had selected. Nothing could have been more painful than to watch the inlnnsc, tho terrified anxiety, with which both hud followed the progress of sale; and now it was concluded, and they knew that thc mo- ment of separation was arrived, she xvhoso fate had beun scaled, disengaged herself, and, turning round, placed her two hands on her sister's shoulders, with a firm grasp, nnd gazed into her eyes. Not words, nor tears, could have ex- pressed one-half of tho mote, unuttera- ble despair that dwelt in that long, hcait- rcnding gaze. It wero hard to 5ay which face was most eloquent of tnisoty: but the Turk was impatient; ho clapped his hands tngc'hor. This was a signal. A slight tremor shook thc ftame ol thc young slave; her arms felFpowcr- less at her side, and she turned to follow her master. The voicclc-ss but agonize- cd farewell as over. In another mcnt. we could just distinguish her slen- der figure threading its way thiough tho crowd, in company tho other slaves belonging to the 'i'utk. Her sister hail hid herself -bf-hiud her companions was a peiilu'ns one. llo xvas fot ceitam which was Lucy Ann's room, dthyuijh he had bl-en even had he Known ho cojid not go to it. Thu watchman cried 'past txvo and yet Jenkins xvaa still alot-o and ap- paicMtly engaged in perusing an old al- minac. which by chance had been left in his coal pocket. An old female dat key, who resided in tho family; had been pre vailed upon by thu ladies who noticed Mutual Insiiiancu Company, in consid eratimi of rcriMvitiK th'J very small sum of this ami only about ten tnilt-t from the When we arrived hero hcniJ the of Uun. XViuih'ii guns. t.o-1 to luxo attjcked San Ausns- IIIK-, n iill.iuc three miles nearer the c.ipital, Ann.i inid to be uitli Whrn we arrived at S..n Juan bl.mUcts a- lliuir slinulilcrs. put their knapsacks into their UM-OIH. and to put ttvo d.iys' bread, ;mil beef in their li.iiL-fi.icl.s. Wtien this unlcr cunt: :ill Unt-.v th.it thc timr had come. 00.) men. tin: men weie told to sling their i-it cu.m, sed their elfL-cts, put on filled (heir haversacks were ready fur any- We here'heard iho xvbolu vast plain of Mexico XVJH L-eforo Sonn in. Thu coldness oi tho air, xxhirh xvas j tbins uul a most seiiiibly fell alibis greal hfight. our poiiiion i.f tho which was nearly as xvtiro and lullou-s: S.inta Anna, with IiO.000 men. was V'jlencin. 1 which com- t fe.in Mexico, with loiiy i pjiallel San All. toail. inn winch led into it between and ri.oita Anna. Now, by rutting fatigue and clanger our eyes xvuro the only benso thut thought fe of enjoyment. Mexico, xvith its "ns steeplra and it? che'jnered domes, bright iralily. atid its foimer fumu, modem uploiulor and its ancient road'acros-', ll could whip. Valencia. we cuuld Inll'Mv the toad tip. and thus get in between Ann.i and Mexico, naJ irhijj liiio too. Pen. (siippurlcd by Gen.. was to Sama Anna in check, (basiid by Pillow) was to try .iml .ntunnh Valenci i, xvhich you will sea he did very clfcctuaUy. Pillow, with some ut thu I CD resiinvnts, Han to cut the left -S-ui Juan about 1 o'clock, not p.-rticul.oly a fijhr so Into in tho ihx.bnt still mil shiiiininz it incase nc icence. xvas before us; xvhile on every side its thousand lal'.esicemcd like silver itars fin a velvet mantle. Wecncarnpi'd'hat night ai too of tho mountain, tviih the enemy's scouts on every side of us. Tho ner.l day wu reached Ayotla. only ffieen milL'" from Mexico by iho National li.jad, xvhich xvo had hilheiio been following. Hem xvo halted until Qiiitman, and with thi-ir hould cuu'd have a rrspoctaljle ch.inco. About2 Where is the tnonoy to I-here are no WarehoU3e3 the.o the and is commnndcd by a steep reinforced hy a column; haJ filled xvith silks and satins. f Mexico, this :ard money Adtniniitration should rec- ollect, is c'hBul monoy country! Whore, then, shall xvo levy contribu- tions? On the Churches! We have hail liints of such a purpose. Bui tho Presi- dent is not yet prepared tobear upngainsl the universal odium thai xvould nttan'J such a measure. Tho idea of levying contributions en to any considerable extent, is an abjurd'uy. It cannot be done. The pen- o, plo of thw country, af they dosiro a career; had of conquest, rnuV. bear tho cnormoua bur- "f "v dcnofnn enormous Chron. anil lofty hill called I'll This cnnic out of the city. Wo laid down hill completely etifidalca commands close to aroid drawing their lire, while the the National Kond. and had been fortified Iwtierj a full gallop. Jtw: and repaired xvith tho greatest caro by Santa Anna. Or.e sido was inacce-sable j by nature; the had bcon made so by i )n.j tj10 ,vhen thc art. Batteries, in all mnuriting fifty I of different calibers, had been placed on ils sides, and a deep ditch, lil feet xvide and 10 deep, filled xvith xvatcr, had been cut. connecting tho parts already rounded by enem CA.VAI. BUSINESS or -By iho ctatemetil in our com- mercial column, furnished by II. P. TtiAYF.rt, Canal .Collector, it will bo seen ihat the Canal tolls already re- cth-cd this at thc office in tkii city, amount la more than OM: jnt.t.toNor HOL- LARS. The lato hour at which thc state- ment was received, precludes any exten- ded comment, but the fact that more than one million of dollars in tolls haa been taken at o single ofHco in one Boa- son ii too important to ba passed over without remark. Il is an era in tho his On this side San men over all told. Ontholi2d xvoniade a tcconnoissancc of tlio work, xvhich xvas im- practicable, as the lives of 5.000 men xvould be lost befoio tho ditch could bo crossed. We continued our search, and found another road, which xvont round on ihe left, but when within fivo mile.s of the city xvcro halted by coming sudden- ly upon fivo strong batteries on tho hill which commanded this road, at n piece called Mcxkalcinso. Wo soon counter- marched nnd then saxv our Witb'ono regiment and thrco companies of calvary, in all abo'it400mon, we saxv thai El Piunol Jay directly us nnd our camp, distant full 15 opened npnn them nith long guns, which nftrntardi fuund to be sixteen and. inch howitzers- The ground tho nurst possible forarillery, corcrcd with rocks and small, pricUr pear and cactus, in- tersected by ditches filled with rr.iter and liueJwiih m.igilfty plant, itself importable to calvary, and with patches of corn which concealed the enemy's skirmishes while it iinpeJcd our own Tho artillery advanced but slowly under a most tieinen- duous fire, which greatly injured it before U P --------r w 4 R m lory of ihe canal, nnd the businesi of! Every eye was fixed on tho lull with ex- that time two of tha RUM ware dtsrcocnted ?f ctstinn of an approaching column wi we baH7 liuru of in. could be cut ia and the thickness sf liin naiiersrotirih caused the uliirmiihes thrciTii furnsrd to lose their rcla'.irc position, s.i uell r.s the column. About 4 the battery, position under a rnojt Clio of canister, and Hera thfs supcjiority of tho eoemv's pieces ren- dered our (ire nugatory. We conjj get but three pieces in Lattery, while they bad twenty-- seven, all of them three times tlio caliber of. ours. For two hours our troops stood tbo. of iron and '.sail hailed upon'' them unmoved. At 'ereiy Uitcharge the; laid flat down to avoid iho stonn and then. sprung up to sena the gnag. At tho end of NEWSPAPER!
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