Sheboygan Mercury, March 22, 1851

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Sheboygan Mercury, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1851, Sheboygan, Wisconsin TH E S H E B 0YOf Oli.l.i.lT i.ll LU'l'. t. in r SHEBGYGAN, WISCONSIN; SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1861. [Whole No. Ol'MCK IH.B ot TUE ran ornci. S u-.Ui. It n of in an It aO Jiir fir- ant i ti n. 'JU 00 20 00 x! UIJ li f i Cd'-Jiua 'JuluHib oar Culuun kix m.n.t'ii of I or done a! Iheiates rrgn y Lav f "tin ot tVi ino'-t bc.mli- tun the LiitP Jin I i X M tint I'loi Wir.cs .11 shall know of his own knowledge, or be credibly informed thatany offence has been corn milled against the provisions of this act, to report and maks complaint against the person so violating any of the provisions thereof within their respective towns, wards or villages, before some justice of the pence of their county, city or and if any buch supervisor, alderman, jus- tice of the peace, trustee, constable, mar- shal, or deputy marshal, shall neglect or refuse to report and make complaint of any violation or offence against this act, of which he shall have knowledge as afore- said, he shall be punished by fine in the sum of twenty-five dollars for each such neglect or refusal, to be collected in an ac- tion of debt, lo be eominenceti by the town treasurer of the town, or the ireasurer of the board of aldermen, village or cily, against him therefor. Sec. 10. Whenever any person shall by excessive drinking of spirituous, ar- dent, or intoxicating liquors or drinks, go mis-spend, waste or lessen his estate or property, as thereby either lo expose him- self or his family to want or indigence, or the town, city, ward or village to which he belongs, lo expense for the mamtain- ance of himself or his family, or shall so habitually indulge himself in the use of spirituous, intoxicating or ardent liquors or drinks as thereby greatly to injure his health, or endanger the loss thereof, or to endanger Ihe personal safety and comfort of his family or any member thereof, the board of supervisors of the town in which such spendthrift lives, or any member thereof, or the board of aldermen of the city in which he lives, or any member thereof, or the board of trustees of any ullage or any member theteof, shall in writing under his or their hands, forbid all persons licensed under this act, to sell or give away to him any ardent, spirituous or intoxicaling liquors, or drinks of any kind, for ihe space of one year, and said boards or any member ihereof, may in liko manner forbid the selling of any such liquors or drinks lo ihe said spendthrift by any licensed person of any other town or ward or cily, or village to which ihe spendthrift may resorl for ihe same. Sec. 11. The said board of supervisors, or board of aldermen, or trustees, 01 any member of such boards shall, in the same manner, from year to year, renew such prohibition, as to all such persons, as have I not, in their or his opinion reformed with- in the year; ami if any person licensed under the provisions of this act, shrill, during such prohibition sell, or give away lo any such proliibiled person, any such aulent, spirituous or intoxicating liquors i xumptions on oath or affidavit, which j or drinks of any kind whatsoever, he oath or affidavit shall be attached lo md j shall forfeit for each offence the sum of filed with ihe bond, bond shall be i fifty dollars, to be collected in an action i Nccuted to the town, cily or village U-ea- j by town, village, or city Ireasurer, ti.rer, as iht> case m.'y be, and when the such licensed person and hisstire- Min-lies so jtistifird tl.all be ;ipproxc on his bond, in cases wheie such the boaid graining Mich license: Co nil- bond is given in pursuance of act, or lioni'd, that such applicantwill, during the i in cises where 10 bond is required or conliiHiniice, keep and maintain an orJcr- ly anil well regulated hnusp, that lie will pei mil no irambling itli cards or diet, or any other dcvirc or implements used for LAWS OK ACT the sale of Iiuo.xicalins ..i- quois. i ptoplinfthe stale of tifprcsei 'ut in Senate temblij ita enact (is follows SECTION 1. Thai the board of supervi- sors of ihe several towns, and tha of Aldermen of any incorporated cily, and ifie board ol trustees of any incorpora ed Village within thin State, may at any r ulrir or special meeting of the board, gr ml license to as many persons as they may deem proper, lo keep groceries, saloons, shops or places of any name whatever, ilhm ihe limils of iheir respective towns, cities or villages, for the sale of strong, s.piruuoit.s, ardent or intoxicaling liqutrr, to be drunk on the prtmises in a quantity less than one gallon. The sum to be pud for such license by the person therefor, shall be one hundred dollars, i nd ihe license so granted shall remain and be in force for and during ihe space of twelve months from and after ihe dale ihereof, un- it ss sooner revoked by ihe board grant ng license. Sec. 2. The board of supervisors, bo ird of Aldermen, or board of Iruslees, may al- so grant licenses lo as many persons as ihey may desm proper, wilhin the limits of their respective towns, cities or vi'la- ges, to sell strong, spirituous, ardent or in- toxicating drinks or liquors in any quanti- ty not less than one gallon, nol to be drunk within their houses or on iheir premises. The sum lo be paid for such license for wholesaling spirituous or intoxicating li- quors or drinks, by the person applying filly dollars, u fou-e for the luelve months from ihe date ihereof, un- less sooner revoked by the board granting the same. Sec. 3. The said licenses shall be sunteloi at in Ly tin i cr SHAM EK ti 4 hiurt> C'ou iiwll ijb and IV turner of eijlitli .mil V.-ui Ainu- .1 M F.LI.IOT E KiLtonn li. N. ROSS. tturnri ami I ouLtellor at Law, and J mlge of ri'tbi'f SLeboyfan, in Empiie B __nl3vft CilLLE'IT, TRl ESDE LL TYLER, couuteluri ml Law and Solic- it in Chinct-TT 1'ondduLae W.T. J. KIKKLAKD, -loiter, FuiKtrditif and Coiriombicm Mcr- c'mot Routli Pitr, Sbsbovgan, Wis. in Dry -Goods Dry Crockery, Hard-W ire, Paints Oils', Ore- Ncilt Glati, Booti, Shoes, Hats A. P. 4 G. N. Kmcj and Staple Dry Crockery, Hardware, Iron, Manufacturer] TIB. Capper nJ ytf Wi. W. Hardware Gro- t.iquori. Avenue C l.SUNWKLL h Shoj> in Eijli'h S- reel. hat purpose within his grocery, shop sa- loon or building of any name whatsoever, kept by him. or wilhin any out he use, ;ird or slit d, appertaining lo the s: me, .mil lhal he will observe and obey al1 re- quircmentsofsaid board of supervj.ors, prohibiliun ti board ot aldermen, or board ol liut-ieee, l ir any member iherecf, made m pi rsu- ance of this act. Sec. 5. If any person shall vend, sell, or in any way deal or Iraftic in, or fol ihe purpose of evading ihis act, give away any bpiritunus, ardent or intoxicatii g li- quors or drinks in any quantity ilso- without first having obtained htense therefor according to the provisions o this acl, he shall be deemed guilly of a mis- demeai.or, and on conviction thereof be punished therefor by a fine of one hun- dred dollars and costs of suit, for each and every offence, or in case of non pay- ment of such fine and costs of suit, within twenty-four hours after the same shall have been imposed upon him (during which time he shall remain in the custody of the by imprisonment in the county jail of the proper county the space of sixty days, unless he be dis- charged therefrom before the expiialien of said term, by payment of the aforssaid fine, and all costs and jail fees occasioned by his prosecution and imprisonment. Sec. 6. Justices of the peace shall have power lo hold a court, to hear, try and de- termine, all offences against or growing out of the provisions of this act, ami ari- sing wilhin iheir respective counties; Pro- vided, Thai the accused parly shall i.ot be deprued of a jury Irial, nor of his of appeal as in other cases of tort. Sec. 7. Upon complaint made to any justice of ihe peace by any person, lhat he knows, or has" good reason to b ;lieve lhal offence against ihis acl, or any viola- lion thereof has been committed, he shall examine the complainant upon oatli, and he shall reduce such complaint to wutmg, and cause the same lo be subscribed by the person complaining. And if it shall appear lo such justice that there if- rea- sonable cause lo belive that such offence has been committed, he shall immediately issue his warrant, reciting therein the sub- stance of such complaint, and requiring ihe officer to whom such warrant shall be directed forthwith to arrest the accused, and bring him before such justice, to be dealt with according lolaw and the same warrant may require the officer tc sum- mon such parsons as shall be fierein given, then in an action on the case .igainsl such 1.censed peison, in the name of the town or village treasurer, as the case may- be. ing their summons as afonsaid: Provi- ded that in no eise where such license shall be revoked and t.ikeu a vay from any person, shall it be lawful fo such board lo grant another license lo he same per- son wilhin the time of ivelve months from the dale of such revoca ion, and pro- vided further, th.U no part o" the money paid by such perpou for the icense so re- vo'ied shall be refunded to h m. Sec. 15. The board of S ipcrvisora of any town may grant licenses lo sell inlox- icating or spirituous liquors >r drinks in any quantity less than one g illon, to such persons as keep houses fit public enter- tainment on any public highway for the benefit and accommodation of travellers, in such cases as the said boa d shall deem j ihe granting of such license- xpedient and j proper. The sum to be pail for such li- cense shall not be less than thirty dullars, nor more than ifty dollars, according to the discretion said board, and before the saltte shall b3 granted to any person, he shall make and file with the clerk of the town a wri ten affidavit, lhut he is keeping a house of public en- tertainment for nonly known as a tavern or hotel, and he desires such license only for the reason th it he is keep- ing such house of public i nter tain men t, and for the accommodation if the travel- ling public: Provided thai no such li- rense shall be granted until he applicant shall have executed, prodm ed and filed his bond, in accordance wit! section four of this act, and that ho shall be, in all res- pects subject to the several requirements and penalties herein before made in ihe same manner as other licensed persons. Sec. 16. All monies der ved from li- censes granted under ihis id, shall be kept separate and distinc from other monies by the town, city 01 village treas- urer, and the same shall be ipplied solely for (he purpose of defraying the pauper expenses of such town, city jr village, un- less the amount received ill exceed the sum required for such ohje-Is, in which case the remainder shall bl tlie SenVC iljrtiih, Ibiil. POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES. From the National Intelligencer. We are indebted lo the kindness of the Superintendent of the Census for the fol- lowing table of the Population of the Uniud Steles, as near as can be ascertained ai present from the certificates of the Marshals; (he ratio of ippresenlation and number of to each State which that ainouni of population will give the frac tions left to eaoh State, 4c. STATES. Free pop- avcs, Representative No. Represent ulution. population. an 1 fractious 6 3 The Irteb Extract of i 1- from HoWt dtttd 3Uth Sept. "You are probably very ttrlmf about ihv State Priaotwn, >tid MAINE...... NEW HAMPSHIRE, MASSACHUSETTS, 994.724 VERMONT...... RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT, NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, INDIANA...... 999.238 WISCONSIN..... MICHIGAN...... ILLINOIS, CALIFORNIA..... MARYLAND..... VIRGINIA...... NORTH CAROLINA, 480.000 SOUTH CAROLINA, FLORIDA...... ALABAMA...... MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA...... TEXAS....... MISSOURI...... 52 TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, DELAWARE, 2'J.OOO 32 177.000 10 3 1 3 33 5 25 21 10 3 4 0 2 2 5 13 6 5 8 1 0 5 9 1 1 6 10 9 1 62.934 24.01U 25.244 i 80.994 E N T I R Free States, Slave States, District and Territories, 1' O P H L A T I 0 1REE. SLAVES. The ratio of represm- The enlire representative population is abou' lalion will be about As the law of 22d May, 1830, determines the number of Representatives at 233, and as but 220 of these are provided for in the foregoing table, without taking from them fraclions, it will be necessary to select from the States- thirteen having the lar- gest fraclions, to each of whom are to be assigned a Representative, to make itp tiie entire number. The Slates entitled to Representatives for fractions will most probably be N. Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas Missouri and tneopossums and The States which gam irrespective of the fraction, will be Pennsylvania 1, Illinois inviut 1 ma ilnum 2, Mississippi 1, Michigan 1, Missouri The Stales which gain, in all, are .is fallows, viz: Arkansas 1, Indiana 1, Illinois 2, Massachusetts 1, Mississippi 1, Michigan 1, Missouri 2, Pennsylvania The following States lose, viz: Maine 1, New Hampshire I, New York 1, North Carolina 2, South Carolina 2, Vermont 1, Virginia 2. The frae Slates gain six members and lose f >ur. The slave States gain four and lose six, to prcvc'it the killing of tain mouths ol tl.e 'cj Door ii cer Sec. 12. When the sale or giving away of spirituous, intoxicalmg or ardent liquors or dunks shall have been prohibited lo such spendthrift in pursuance of this act, if any person shall, with a knowledge of give, sell, purchase, or rfi for, or in behalf of such prohib- ited person, or for his use, any such li- I quors or dunks, lie shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction there- of, shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars, or in default of immediate payment of such fins when legally imposed, to im- prisonment in tho county jail for the space of thirty days, unless sooner discharged by payment of such fine and all costs and fees up to the date of his discharge. Sec. 13. Upon any complaint made in writing under oath, by any respeetabla persons, residents of the town, village, or ward in which any licensed person may keep his shop, grocery, saloon, or place for ihe sale of any liquors or drinks under the provision of Ihis act, and upon filing the same with the clerk of the town, city, or village, setting forth therein that any such licensed person keeps or maintains a disorderly, riotous, indecent or improper house, or that he suffers, allows, or per- mits gambling in his house with cards, dice, or with any device or implements, or iri any manner whatever, the board of supervisors or the board of aldermen, or the board of trustees (as the case may shall issue their summons, under the hand of their clerk, directed to any constable of tha town, city, or village, commanding the person ao complained of to be and appear before such board on a day certain to be therein named, (which day shall not be less than three tier more than ten days) to show cause why his license shall not be immediately revoked and cancelled. Sec. 14. If Mich accused person shall not appear as required by the summons mentioned in the foregoing section, to show cause in answer to such complaint, the board issuing the same shall lake such complaint and the charges therein made, to be true, and if they ehall deem the alle gallons d in said complaint lo be sufficient, they shall immediately cause said license, by them before granted, to be wholly revoked and annulled, which action of the board shall be entered by their clerk on the books or journal of the board, and they shall cause proper notices to be given lo the person whose license shall be revoked. Hut if such peraoi Tl'f of the of Jj sin in Senate .uitf 'lo cnad asfullim-s> Section 1 No person in this State ex- cept. Indians shall kill any viUI buck, doe, or fawn, during ihe month of February, Maich, April, May and Ju, e. SEC. 2. Any person vitiating any of the provisions of this, net, 'hall upon con- viction thereof, be lined a sum not more than 10 nor less than 5 do lars and costs ot suit. Sec. 3. The penalties pi scribed in this act, shall be sued lor an 1 recovered by and in the name of the overseers of the poor of the town where tl e offence was committed, in an uclion to be commenced within three months after he commission of the offence, and shall be applied for the use of the poor of said Sec. 4. This act shall t ike effect from and after the first day of J lay next. FREDRICK W. 1ORN, Speikcr oj die Assembly SAMUCL W. 13] ALL, Lt Gov and Preside; of t' e Senate App-oved March KJ, 1851 NELSON Y. trta of lotiMr irutrommitt- to recorded yttiear named, lo appear at the trial to give evi-1 shall appear, he shall be allowed to tra dence. Sec. 8. It shall be the duty of tiie dis- trict attorney of the proper county, on no D BE 188 A CO., kd in Groceries and of French and fiatf ijjj Liquors, Litnburg and .fasey Goodi, etc., etc. Cash at all wool chop by fc CO. lice given to him by the justice jf the pence before whom any complaint shall be made, or by eompUinant himself, to attend the trial before jus- tice, and to conduct the on be lalf of the Stale. Sec. 9. Il thall be the duty one of the board of Supervisors 'of the town, and of every member of the board of al- dnrmen, anoof every member of'tht board of t rut also ot Justice of the peace, deputy marehsl, a'nJ con- of airy of verse and deny the mailers charged in such complaint, and upon such issue made each party shall be allowed to pro duce witnesses as in other cases, and to be heard by counsel. If upon sucl hearing the board shall find the cotttplain to true, shall immediately revoke the license heretofore geanted to the BO puied party t but if they shall And th same not to'be true, after, proofs adduced they shall discharge the person complain ed of, free of aU'cbs'ts, and the cost shal be paid by the persons making suerV com- plaint, for aaid board arjoll food an security of Ai r for the r-jiporticnme t of School Mon- ies fo: the jear 851 The people of Ihe state of ff'un irsm, represented in Senate and enu.i at folfaies: SECTION 1. Il shill be the duty of the :own superintendent of ll a several towns in this stale between the irst Monday in April and the first Mond: y in May next, to apportion the school i lonies received jy them from the tuwn a id county trea- surers to the several disir cts within their respective towns, in pri portion to the number of children residii g in each over the age of four and1 under he age of twen- ty years. Sec. 2. The number of hildren residing in ihe several school disti ets and parts of districts, between the ag s of four and twenty years, shall be aa renamed by the clerks of the several disir els and parts of dislricts, and reported to he superintend- ent of the towns in whic i such districts or parts of districts are sin aletl tespeclive- ly, on or before ihe first d ly of April next. Sec, 3. No monies sha 1 be apportioned to any district or parls of districts, unless it shall appear by the ci rtificate of the clerk of such district or part of district, that n. school has been tai ght therein by a qualified teacher at leas; three moHlhi within the year ending ot the first day of April next: Provided lha the prior right of all districts or parts of districts (6 re- ceive their due proportiot of inch school monies, shall in nowise I B invalidated or prejudiced by the provi' ions of sec- tion, where it shall appi ar that such dis- tricts or parts of district i have cam plied wilh the provisions of tl e genaral'school law, by making their rep ytt on or before the fifteenth of September last. Sec. 4. This act shall take effect on the first Monday of Fab-uary, t'Mf.'and shall continue-in mtil the first of May next, and no toot81 tr There are two difflc iftefcof lifef-iaea are disposed to spend mo re, Jhfcibttltej to. indulgffjntra they from tbc Suit I.ukc. For ihe following very interesting news, we aro indebted lo Mr. Monroe, connect- ed wilh the firm of J. D. Reese of Great Salt Lake Cily Mr. Monroe lefl iho Sjll Lake on the 1st of December, with two men. On the highesl mountains seventeen miles east of Salt Lake, he found ten feet of snow, anil three feet in the valleys to Hear River. Thence to the South Pass there was very little, am! ho found no difficulty in pass- ing. On leaving there, however, a heavy- snow was'.ing, and deepening very rapidly Sioux and Crow Indians were met on the route, and Cheyennes on tiie North Fork, begging, hut with whom no difficulty occurred. The Pawnees were hunting on the North side of the river. At Bridges, Mr. Monroe overlook the Salt Lake Mail, when he sent two men back, and went on with the mail lo Fort Kearney. The mail hail left Indepen- dence on t'le 1st of September, arrived at Salt Lake on ihe 22d of November, and had left again for the States in two days afterward. At Fort Kearney, Mr. Mon- roe, finding the mail too slow for him, the animals being broken down, purchased a horse, and notwithstanding the extreme cold and clanger, went alone to Table Creek, making the distance on one horse in four days and four hours. We men tion this to show what may be done by energy. The miil contractors have had very bad success, in toeing a large number of hor ses and mules. The expenses incurred by the contractors are said lo have exceed- ed greatly the proceeds thus far, during State Yi'e copy the following article from the last Waukoshn Democrat. Tin truth of its lositions, in regard to appropriations by the Legislature, in many cases, can be for by any one who has had any occasion to spend ihe winter at Madison ly poor O'Brien, and his attt-mpt to escape. The particulars I do not positively know, j far as I can recollect, I believe that some of his frirnds chartered the Victoria cutter, a I tile vessel of afooiil 80 or 40 i tons, whii'h had been in ibc habit of Ira- dmir In A'.irta Island. They purchased- a r I'tro, a id shp cleared "Ul fur A I'd low named Ellis, who under a 14 yu.irs sentence for piracy, was appointed ('apijiin. It is supposed by some lhat iht; fellow "sold the at all sveala, i he kepi h tvering about ihe Isl.tnd for two days, and the rest you can learn Crow i newspapers which I send. A fief paying- i the fine i 120, which ihe Coutt awardeiT weighed anchor at night and ahin, robbing Mr. O'Brien's worlh property. Il re- ported, and I berfeve wilh more truth, dial one of Mr. O'Briun's parly offered lo bet, in a publ.c house, lhat O'Brien wwnlit have etraped in 24 24 120 i t'ie police, and hence the pfevtm- I now who the babbling party is, but will riot venture u not any one you ever heard of. I hare heard other particulars, but letters may be (tout- ed. "Mr. Meaghrr is in excellent health, but not spirits. 1 have seen him, and have from him. I have al landscapes to make for him.ftom leu's Irisl, scenery; he wants them to ora'c a collage which he is bui'dinf at L.ikc Sorrell, having madV up his remove a' far as he can from the eiteieljr of a! I the snobs, traps and demons of ihis English urbanized hell ou (t quote Irom his letu-r.) I have had the honor of receiving two visits from poor 1 John Mi'chell. 1 did not know him at I first, he had grown so falnnd strong since I he came ashore; he was in great 1 He told me that Mr. M.trttn, who had been always delicate at hoij'C, had be- I come quite a new man out here. 1 will i give you Mitchell's scale of the com pars- 1 live inert s of the inhabitants of Tasmania, as given him in a letter to T. F. Meag- and best, he classes the women; second the dogs, third, the horses; fourth, the kang.iroos; fifth, the men; and Mr. Milch- ell me down iho cou.ttry but 1 have pro uised, and broken my prottUe so often ihnll am ashamed of i The truth is, this is such a town that I am afraid to gu mil, lest aho'lt find my house guitud wheti I return, ft is no uncommon thing lo till thfe master of the house is gone nut, knock at the door, and when it is opened, tie up the and rob ihe house. "Mr. O'Brien has been sent t-i port ilmr, abi ut fifty miles from this placc.-ir t'hey have buill a house for him. '1 here is a aentry ronalantly on the top of it, who can see him in every during the session. The more trifling i part of the smalt garden allutl :d lo hi and unfounded the claim, the surer the appropriations, while men who have re- i ally a right to compensation for services renJered, have the utmost difficulty in just dues. j Although belonging to the dominant, party, we do not feel satisfied that these i things should pass unnoticed, and expect for so doing to receive the malediction ant' execration of ihose venal presses in our slate, whose hold upon the party is by ihe lie of interest. We care nothing for ihem. The course which they are The Dublin Freeman informs ns lhat the amiable partner and beloved vrifn of John MLchell, accompanied by her. fuur children, have sailed from Liverpool lit tha Conilor for Port Adelaide, South Aus- tralia. Mrs. Mitchell was deeply affnut- ed on leaving Liverpool port, the last which it connected by any tie wilh "that dear she's leaving." Slia was companied from Ireland by Rev. Fath- er Keiu air, and on bnirJ the Condor she met by a few staunch friends of Ire- land's independence, although her intend- now pursuing will either destroy the con- ed departure from Liverpool ktft aa the winter season. Exertions are being made to have new contracts entered into, BO as to insure a belter feeling of security and dependence upon the mail arrange ments. At the Salt Lake everything was pro- gressing most prosperously. The gener- al health was very good, and the weather mild and pleasant. Gen. Rich and his company had returned there from the gold mines, bringing some gold dust, but not so much as was expected. Their ac- from the diggings were unfavora- >le. Grain is very abundant at the Lake bushels of wheat having been raised there last year. This, with lha vegetables raised, will afford an abundant supply of breadstuff's to those emigrating to, or returning" from California this year. The Messrs. Reese intend sending out jreadsuffa and everything necessary for the supply of spring and summer emigra- tion to the South Pass and Graen River. The news of the organization-of the territory and appointment of officers, pro- duced bill little excitement among the peo- fidrnce of ihe people, in the professions of those who style themselves democrats, or leaJ lo an overthrow of the parly. There is no doubt of there being quar- upon ihe State, a gang of blood suck- ers, whose only aim is to ring sufficient from it, to supply them with money lo ihein to indulge in idleness and ex- travagance 'he rest of the year. There hare been claims presented from year to ye ir, by the same individuals, for some all jged services or other, until they have become in fact pensioners upon the Stale. We have no wish to interfere with bona- fkle claims, but we decidedly object to this indiscriminate plunder. The com- pensation of public officers, should be siuh as to insure ths performance ofolfi- secrei at possible. citl duties on their part, without feeling that they are inadequately paid. It is a mistaken noiion that the lower the salary lliu better for the people. It is not true economy. j The salaries of our State functionaries I arj fixed by the Constitution and we do net see as they are any better entitled to extra compensation than any other class of men. If these salaries are insufficient, tha proper remedy is to alter the constitu- tion and not by special act of the Legisla- ture. THE UK1TID Brussels paper MTiie Prague Gazette announces, what waa ea- sy to foresee, the complete nipture of the diplomatic relations between Austria and the United Slates. It is certain that, af- ter the insulting reception given to communications by the American Senate, the presence of M. Hulsemann, Charge a'AlTairjs of Austria at Washington, had became impossible, and it is probable lhat. if the geographical position of the two powers were different, the rupture would not be roiifined to the recall of the Aus- trian representative." Letters Irom Vi- enna, pjblished in the leadinf morning journal, state that, had Mr. Mann, Ihe U. S. Ageni, once entered Hungary for Aus- tria Prrpcr, he would have been that tt a pie. Abundance of eoal and iron has been discovered at Little Salt Lake, about 35 miles out of the city, and a larfe company cent ont to farm a settlement TUB POSTAOK a we have npt the bill m full, recttlwd by last night's mail, the following general provisions of npei important The new bill allows weekly papett to circulate postage free in. the coun u m publiahed. Thu ia a to ,he think il of great importance. The Ml) also has been there. The scarcity of money is severely ftlt, in the rowrtena taking il ftir. Monroe ths initances of in- dividual Five or six Md as many (ffiiiwiriHs are already id ttiil factory ftttd'bfewwry of JtowiS We do not know the purport of these i fixe> the uuximum weight of newagepf re cl lima now before the Legislature. They which mav be carried at newspaper raJM. may be just in themsetves, but are still an infringement upon the Constitution, and we do not see how men, who have sworn to support that constitution, can vote for si ch extra compensation. The Constitu- tion was adopted a safeguard to the people and the people expect their rights will be respected by either party who may happen to be in the ascendancy. The people of state are writhing under the infliction of heavy taxes and they have a right 10 know what becomes of the State funds. One would suppose tl at four dollars per day would enable a ir an- to support his dignity (ti theee bard and have sven a little to f-fateriouin Regiiltr. A Foot's TUe at ounces instead of aa al Bret proposed. This will eorer tfiai wyt papers now published in Ihis Il also the rate of t ouoee pfet- age, not exceediug Sf099 if fire-pvid t ollierwiee {t cents, _Orer miles, doubbj theM rultf." Mtreh 11. Sectetarfrs Gratlarn and both their rporoe. Plfelps is rlahfetobtly-M vttk I Hfll..irtTof Alabama, tti i Tl is eottrmttU ih it trie raveWifl er all i( Major A. the. (.Jen, Thomas the purchasers will support Oen. i Washington, March 14- Poneisgn haa, ;