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Alton Weekly Courier (Newspaper) - November 12, 1852, Alton, Illinois THE ALTON WEEKLY Social Ofcncral JIcws Central FRIDAY NOVEMBER VOLUME NUMBER THE DAILY COURIER n FCBUSBKB ZTEBT EXCEPT SUHDXT BT BEOWIT ft Terms the Weeldy 00 150 DAILY WEEKLY 4 Mrf ia CLVSa 10 U j up ft dolt ft 15 or B RATES Or ADVERTISING IN IX 300 r 600 far the tBUt bj t 00 RATXSOT ADrtRTISSG IS Crrt il 4W or totut pnttBUd mantiBCf to new SB iBMrtlon A Itbenl will r BOOK AND JOB la eoniitetioB with our flnMt ntntt complete uxirtictiiU o Book and Fnncr Job brought iaU tbt and to coon ud at u uw u intMiar ot Ua CM tvwe it dons Susiness WISE k WHOLESALE AD BEIAIL tToraer of State and Short dealers ia and Funiisbtnf sep TCnNER Ic gEOOXD DEALERS ia aad Saddlers and DIMMOCK k WHOLESALE DEALERS IN BOOTS AND South side Alton TOPPING 4 TMFORTERS AND WHOLESALE Deafcra io all L descriptions of Foreign and American Hardware and ITTHOLESALE AXD RETAILdeaien in school W miscellaneous and blank wall window musical looting and fancy articles i SCH and BEALERS IN DRY CtOTH IKO BOOTS i HATS AXD Also CouunUftlon aad MARK PIEUSO ONE PRICE CASH STORE MOREAS Ic DEALEBS IN Business ATTOBXEY AND CODNSEUtOE AT Office over Bomsul Johnsons on 2d near be comer of Bt SETH TTOENEX AND COUSSELOK AT and Notary Public and Commissioner fur the State of Missouri for biking Office on Sec ATTOBXET AND COUNSELOR AT AND JfOIAEt Office on JOHN AITOBNEy AND AT LAW Maconpin GOODRICH fc ATTORNEYS AKD COUNSELORS AT ATtOKSET AND COUNSELOR AT AM JUSTICE OF THE PEACE CBESTSOT k ATTOIUfEYS ASD COHNSELORS AT LAW Macovpiu DAVID is HENRY ATTOBNETS AND CODNSELOBS AT ANB GENERAL LAND AGENTS FOR THE STATE OF ILLINOIS Office on JOH ATTORNEY AT LAW OUve one door from Mo DAVIS k ATTORNETS AT AND GENERAL LAXD AGENTS Office on ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE FRIDAY NOVEMBER ELECTION Madison Democratic 224 Whig 165 56 227 258 161 135 Meeker 283 227 TBOY 88 71 21 83 95 103 92 Par 80 57 79 82 36 86 68 49 22 31 4t 19 52 Meeker 81 92 65 34 25 143 33 97 62 17 Par lvi Daris Attorney at opposite thi may OFFICE on nearly opposite the Pretby tenon SHERMAN CORONER OF MADISON AND JUS TICE OF THE PEACE corner of Stato and up CHARLES Office at M A Insurance A TTORNEY at practices in Missouri and U office 73 Finn St WtlXIAM ATTORNEY AT Office on JUSTICE OF THE NOTARY AND GESEEAL LAND Office over the store of J BLAIR 1 WHOLESALE AXD COMMISSION ASB FORWARDING MERCHANTS and RVIUE WHOLESALE AND F9RWARDKG AKD COMMISSION MERCHANTS Frontand HOAGLAN k DEALERS IN DRY BOOTS AND Ic WHOLESALE AND RETAIL dealers in boots and dry and family gro ceries comer of State and MEDICAL located himself in respectfully totders his professional senices to the citizens of this Office over t Hetcalfs Book bis professional services to the citizens of Alton and He may he found at the JDrag Store of Barry It corner of Second and D ISAAC WHOLESALE DEALER in staple and fancy dry variety oil and f umisoing goods generally LESCRE fc WHOLESALE AND RETAIL dealers in dye patent window and every thing in their line of business BARRY k WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS in Patent corner of Etc eni ni DEBOW Ic DEALERS IN DKT ioots and Commission ani Fur wsJding Merchants JL SMITH t Pisaa WHOLESALE t Grocers and en in Pareign t domestic Constantly on hand every thing in the Grocery and the best assortment of Port Foreigs Xiquon ever oSered in this Cash paid lor all kinds of Country dwl HEWIT t WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Dealers in Dry ReadyMade Comerof Second and BUCKMASTER k All kinds of Carr 1IICH we warnut to bo equal in finish and to anything of the West ofthi mayffldwtf DEALER IN Korth aide of Second next door to Byan 4 fi ALL Qecks and Watches entrusted to his care irill be repaired in a workmanlike man and warranted to run well for one SftSuon hand a fine assortment of articles ciramer ated which he will dispose of on the most lib eral Cash paid for old my29dwlf CHARLES COMMISSION 4 FORWARDING Front mHE subscriber having ample store oners his A services as a Commission and Forwarding mcr and will give his personal attention to the sell ing or forwarding of produce ormerchan by the Alton 4 Sangamon or upon any of the steamboats arriving at ttui Hu charges wfll be my29 r AM now to attend to tho forwarding of 1 merchandise and packages of every to Central STOK HAVING recently and Btted up the large room one door Blair i I urn now prepared to receive on merchandise and produce of every on the most reason choice selection of every description and I jnst received and for aaJe by O JA u u Opposite Madisra TJ ani fresh lot for sale by sept BYRIB 4 TEETH TEETH TEETH DOCTOR of Dsnlal Surgery ond Operator in Me chanical Dentistry for the past S years a roc Operator in Dentil Surgery ail JKsjHIlK Mechanical Dentistry in EU and 3 years in Having loca ted pcrmanantly in respectfully solicits the confidence and custom of the citisens of the city anil is confident that his ability to perform any operation in his cannot be surpassed All work warranted to of the best and His of inserting from to an entire mounted on pare are beautiful and true to nature his instrument are a choice selection of all the modem thereby rendering Dental operations far less painful and irksome than am be found at his office on next to the unless professionally Ladies at tended at home if Particular care and at tention paid to the second dentition of and all diseases the teeth and gums pure tooth powdered always for Toothache and nerves of tetth destroyed without the least Silvers refen most respectfully to the following more if Is Ed wards In Byan Major and Hici Cos ud Ckemloil T persons wish a nnroinir fluid that win not Knoie 1 be they will consult their interest by c cf jel TO In tbe stose oppositi the Presbyterian Inquinaf DIMMOCK of the Western Collcgo of would inform the citizens jf that be has located hero permanent and would offer hw professional ecrvices to the cit izens of tbe place and not professionally be may be ot his on ono door east of the FT1 HE undersigned takes pleasure in informing the JL public that after aprnctice of IT years ir and thres in the United is now ii and prepared to practice in the above proftsi ducked and HEXRT Office on at the residence of July 8dw5m BOOK and Blank Book B publican Chestnut betwee Mum and BOS WELL ic OliNAJIENTAZ rpIEET will pav particular attention to the pain JL ing of all kinds of wood and marble imitation Paper Wall acd done in the neatest Shop in TnunbuII Browns on 2df street over Henrys May dw4t DAVID WATCH MAKER AKD State Merchant Tailor and Second REEPS constantly on hand a good and well select ed stock of Casshneres and which he will make up to order in the very best man and with a good assortment of Gentlemens Furnishing of every letter from the President of the Bal timore and Ohio ratlrond company states j that free transportation will be extended to Tbe line of the Madison Railroad to goods intended for tho First Exhibition of Indianapolis is being rapidly fenced The j the Metropolitan iMeehaniVs to be AND TRUNK MANOFAC TUREIt At his old stand on Second kcceps constantly on hand good assortment of j ladies und gentlemen s of late style and wagon harness of all dray and cart Orders frtm a distance promptly attended JOHV DAGCERREAN A KDDEALERin Daguerreotype given in tho oil tbe late ETIGLEMAN continues millwrightingin allits various Being connected with the Piasa enables him to do work on tho most favorable terms and he will undertake to furnish and complete mills of any description by wntract or oth and guaranty them to be equal to any in this Satisfactory references given if mayggyrtf One Hundred Dollars rp HE above reward will be paid to any person who JL will give such information as will lead to tbe de tection and conviction of the person or persons who maliciously placed a tie across the track of the Alton Sancamon at Gulicks on the the 1st KEATKG morning of thi 25 bnls linseed oil 10 do tanners oil 10 bbls whale oil 30 do lard oil 5 do castor do 10 do ncatffoot oil Fcrsaleby my29dw LESOTE t CAEtnmLLE BY WUHAN KACOOTT5 ILJ LAEGE Stock ot Now MATEMAV 1 JDST f Saddlery and Harneis the well known situated on the X East side of tho Public nearly opposite the Court is in receipt of ono of the most mag nificent Stocks of suitable for manufac turing all varieties of ever Brought into thc marketscomprising all kinds of viz bridle of which I intend with great and in the most approved every vamy of sod martingales and harness y descrip tion and quality of of all Eizel aid kinds buggy and homewhips stage and wagon lashes heavf and light 01 lashes all of which I intend having on and for in great at than thc same qual ity can be bought in the Western My materials are carefully for the pur pose of manufacturing Custom such us I will warrant to do good I feel tare in thus guar anteeing as I have spared neither time nor pains in making a complete selection of the best materials that tbe market and knowing to a that my workmen are of the tint and that so tbe work sold from my establishment has been thor oughly tested in this and has not been found I ant thns prepared tu warrant my work to do better service than any other tobc procured at the same supply of expect to sefinto my new and wfll keep up my stock to the fullett rreen Deer and fur taken 169 147 23 96 115 5 84 155 143 23 21 Matte 23 13 32 78 8 52 Par Tie Illinois aad Mississippi Tele graph Companys Wire Cable at We stated on last Monday that his great wire cable had been successfully placed in its resting thc bottom of the Mississippi river on Saturday under the active su perintendence of Judge the President and superintendent of the assisted by the gentlemanly and expe rienced operator of the line at We wen not in possession oE the details connected with this but having become aware of them we embrace tho first opportunity to lay them before our read The Gntta Percha wire was ordered from New York by Judge or the ereningof tbe 14th It was received at Chica go through tha American Espress Companys fast freight on the morning of ibo and immediately shipped by canal and Illinois river to which it reached on the On the 25th it was placed THEEED EAR THE HUSKING BV In rural the merrymakings have a natural heartiness about them never seen in the Overween ing selfrespect has not come in to fetter thc motions of the nor to smother the langh in the free Feeling and action are in close You come nearer to untramelcd by custom And unaf fected by A merrymake par excellenceis a New Eng land husking The husking frolic a tho South is a different affair it is a congregation of negroes from tho various plantatiors neir at who while t hey make thc air vocal almost for miles around With their rude a few of which hare been rendered familliario earn polite by the Serenders who have so highly amused the public dnringvthe past tivo husk like the draws together the gentle maidens and loving swaina of the neigb who meet to enjoy themselvs in their own And such enjoyment as they in kind and is not to be across the river from Buckmasters Fer ry the Queen in less than elev en The conducting wire is covered with three coats of gutta which is of tbe best and put on in the most perfecl Every inch of this wire was most carefully and not a fracture or im perfection was The gutta percha was encased in an iron constructed in the following manner fourteen strands of No 10 iron wire stretched upon the gutta and which were drawn with equal tension by pulleys and then placed parallel with one around the gutta percha completely covering These were bound down by an nealed 10 wound spirally arounc them every inch and n and wound as Thcfollowing precincts to hear from Col urmly as it could be done by the power of White Silver three On this again 12 anncalcc wire was wrapped round three ant Louis papers notice the death twisted down with everyfifteen of Theodore formerly of that j This completed the construction ol while on his way to thc was then placed upon a largo constructed for the taken to was bars of the boatj nnd Iaia across the river nbore iron landed at on the mostly The greatest care was bestowed up the Illinois Central n has at last found a that the cable is sufficiently strong to resist anv force to which it may ever be subjected Asylumatthe headwaters of salt under by means of ceeiving intelligeaceof the results of the elec gT Tens and fives on the and Bank of Chicago are in circula altered from ones and This bank has issued no bills of the denomination of The altered bills be detected by holding them to the Mademoiselle the celebrated tioo which has just French it is thought may j Notwithstanding thc distance the wire had this Marshall of the Broadway I to be the immense labor and care New is said to be negotiating required in the construction of the aoc with and to have offered her for the innumerable difficulties attend Jug so im j portant and delicate an all was and the electric fiuid passing un isissippir 9 in thc c in the space of sixteen dnys from the time tbe wire was It has worked every moment with the most perfect regularitys and through enough of GST The Philadelphia Leiger states that returns of tho election in the New Eng tfae old United States Bant is paving out its Ilnd New Ohio final dividend of seventy cents aad bad been recmv dividend mis in cd to determine how all these States had eighteen years when about two belorc midnight of the day of the was The whole amount paid to stock flf ae g holders since the expiration of its is j Jan to 30 Sll PhUadeU i New Orleans indrcdand sixtyone vessels ar1 rived at San Francisco in July and This is equal to a and it must be about one hundred and nine dollars per recollected that these vessels are mostly of the j argeet 700 to tuns Of j Deposits of Gold at the United Stales this number seventeen were New fourteen from and from China twen The trade between China and Mints from to 1851 1852 United States Pacific coast continues to increase Gtbor and there is no ammunition in tho number of j ihianmen passengers The duties on foreign goods this year arc estimated at three company furnishes tbe lumber and thc farm ers put up thc In Massachusetts all railway tracks ore re held in Washington iu February MACHINE TOR SWEEPING TUE of has invented a ma quired by law to be fenced and a dollar a j chjnc for sweeping the which thc rod is added to the estimates of construction j Scientific American describes in the follow o meet this The munificent donation of fifty thou inr manner Three brush wheels are attached to n f being placed at the front and one sand made last week to the Boston j at bact front brush wheels arc Jity was from Joshua j placed horizontally under the one at of the house of Brothers Thc f each and as they they sweep the Boston Atlas adds that this gift is conditional j int cf the and at intervals they nre made to rise and the city would provide a suitable as u Wcr6j the heapof dirtgllther tructurefor a public and that a free ed to the The brush wheel on the eading capable of accommodating one back of the machine is and is placed mndred and fifty should be connectI on a Iine to the center heaps of and sweeps them up as the machine moves alone1 d with the Bates is a M ashort sfaute propcrPMejf ive of and by his liberality to Boston has evinced his regard to the The wife of Bates is i native of he late Josiah Sturgis was her ALBEET many friends of this eminent man will be gratified to learn hat his eyesight is A recent ettcr written ia hia own has been rc eived from whither he had gone to onsult an eminent German late English paper has the following laragrsph at August nged John a soldier iu the British ami s present at the Battle of Bunker Hill une A LWBARTTO A POOK ne of tbe most interesting incidents in the arly history of the famous men of ourcoun is related of the learned ranslator of La During the revolu a privateer from Salem captured vessel and brought the prize into that valuable private library wns among thc articles on Those books were a rare mae for those and young Bowditch tonowed a number from the person having bem in The volumes were detained and his means were too slender for lim to dare hope of purchasing and he actually copied twenty folio and quarto vol umes of scientific which were of great ervice to him ne books of reverence in after These manuscript relumes are now in he possession of the cons of id are highly true nobility of woman ia to keep her own and to adorn itnotlifcethe daunting and perplexing other sys bat as the pure which is the first o licht the day and the last to leave If he shares not the fame of the ruler and the her good such as be bme those who profess though hev leave no foot prints nn the finds of be fOQnd wcoirded mtho of The work of sweeping the dirt into and up into tbe is carried on until there is full load in tbo VALUE or ii chap hnd a chance once in a while eo squeeze the waist of a prettybunch of calicos the world wouldnt be of the value of a squeezed lemon to lie wouldat have any buttons on his and no partner in the Suicide and broken breeches would come in and mankind would turn hermits aud go a fishing for Fashionable Thc Richmond in the course of a sensible article on gives this valuable hint to the ladies AVithin a year or two past corsets have been jmrtially but a substitute equally as destructive to health has been In old times ladies used to wear just enough petticoats to keep them and these kept in their places by shoulder But now it is no uncommon thing to see a delicate little creature per ambulating tile streets with six or eight skirts of them thick and heavy enough for horse tightly around her thereby licatim the and Creating a pressure upon the if constant ly applied to the back of a would kill Itim us dead as Julius Cffisar in less than a Advise her against these and youare its fashionable to and one had as well be out of the world as out of Its fashionable for some fool s to kill themselves outright and bo done with We therefore advise those ladies who are willing to die for fashion to adopt that instead of pursuing equally but much only difference being that they were determined to commit suicide by improper the doctois have the benefit of their find the Anguish and anxiety of friends and rela tions are kept nlire for while in the latter case the blow falls heavily at bat naturally wears off and is eventually forgot easily expect oaks from a mush room as great and durable products from small and hasty efforts and binding the free spirit of our country gradually fulling more and more into tbeJj habits as they partake more anU more of their spintj and when they assemble for they check their train their and hush almost into silence the merry langhtci that seeks to leap torth like thc singing waters tf tbefiunsni huskings are not what they Instead of teeing on the threshingfloor a troup ofyouni men and from the bright ears of grain their leafi ing of aj jf uave labor c aim in too of ton to perform the and silent ly nnd coldly does the here and a who cannot forget the pleas ant times when he was sends forth his animal summons afterthe maze harvest is and then comes a merrymaking for old and jOung that is enjoyed in a way never to be Old Epbram Bradley was one of this If his head grew white under the falling snow of many the gross wns fresh and and the flowers ever bloom ing on his With him his annual husk ing was never It was like Cfarist iaa3and almost asanred half involving sin in its Kate a wild romp of a giri from least some in the city re garded her as sr ending a few weeks in D when inritations came to attend a busking party at Ephra The old man lived some three miles from thu Kate had heard about husking and her young spirit leaped up when the announcement was raado that one was to be held in tho and that she was invited to be It waa a frolic from all she had would just suit her and she set when the time to make one of a in the merriest possible Evening bad closed in on the arrival of the party from who quickly joined some score or two of young people in a large kitch where lay heaped up in the centre a large pile of Indian All that to be husked whispered Kate as she entered the yes all that and was the smiling reply We have come te work you said old who stood looking on as the young folks with bright around tho golden now for a good oldfashioned If there is notahrtlf dozen weddings between this and I shall jay there is no virtue in red As he down amid gay voice and the whole company upon the in all graceful and ungraceful posi a circle around the pilo Kate alone remained fur the move ment was so sudden that she could not act with rlleres room for cried one of the girls who had come with making a place by her side and down sank fcel mirforthc first timea little awkward and Beside her was a country whose face wuss nil und whos eyes were dancing Hh anticipated The cily girl eyed his rough brown coarse unpolished with a slight feeling of and drew a little from him towards her plenty of said turning broadly around nnd addressing her with a familar tighter we St the Lay tho brands close if you want a good Kate could not help laughing at Ag she he All free and easy he had grasped an ear of and was already stripping down the A red ear by jingo sud denly burst from his in a tone of tri umph as he sprng or rather upor with the grace of a jonng and kissed her with a smack that might have been beared a dozen rooms Ere she had time to recover from it must be occa sioned by this unexpected assault upon her the hero of the first red ear was half tround thc circle of struijHng kissing joih right aud left with u skUland heartiness that awoke shouts applause from the who envied his good That a new phase in the life of She had heard of kissing ns an amusement and hud often thought the custom was good to become obsolute lut a practical and a personal partici pation like was a that her imagi in none of its had conceiv An Bat jottomcd chair stood and unwilling to rust herself again upon the Kate drew hat into the and sopited herself close to the pile of corn just as the yocng jnan hud completed his task of kissiog every one in First that said smacking his as he threw himself at her Wasnt I Kates indignation by this ail incited under a lively sense of the lad and she could not help laughing with be Soon another red was an and then the kissing commenced Such scream and Kate hnd never heard nor The young man who held the md allthe nerve required logo through with lis as Kate clearly proved when it came o her turn to receive a The struggle vas long and well sustained on the part of he maiden but her fate was to be ind kissed by a rough young whom she had never met The deed was and then tho panting girl was led in triumph to the from at one and n big chicken at the An Indian of ample stood forth between the middle and end dish and a giant pot of beans loomed up on the other while pumpkin apple aad a host of other fcins filled up the This was the bill of fare for tho and oiir city belie looked on with a new sur as she saw the articles disappearing one after another like frjst on window pones at If the good wife did not sny on as was similar Lay and help along arm and Jet the men folks take keer of them If anj on you likes turnips sguai and smiat and butter em to unit least as hearty and primitive an invitation to go to work on the good things was and no one could com plain chat it was not acted What fol lowed is best given in the language of one who bag already described a similar scene Tbe guests seemed to do ampie justice to the mirth and festivity reigned around And flashes of fun would occasionally set the ta ble in a All appeared to enjoy them selves at the top of their Soon as the supper waa over all the girls lent a and the table was cleared off in a BlinUmnns buff was nest introduc company was now uproarious I Dan cing was next Amos Bunker screwed up his rosined the and up1 the toe and heel inspiring notes of Fishers while a number of the par who were somewhat skilJed in the Terp sichoreau put in the double shuffle rig Presently the lookers on caught the enthusiasm and tnc whole old and adepts and took the floor and did their Twos right and and down six round and back U back bump Antl thus husking kept until the old which stood in the corner of the beat out twelve j then broke up the jolly So it was at old farmer When Kate went back to she was free to own that she had enjoyed a kind of mer and avowed her intention to be at old JEphraim Bradleya when the next hi king came Hssvscjupr Eng some persons aro constantly employed in writing sermons to sell to The following advertisement appeared in a late lumber of the John Bull Jlany from press of paro chial and from inexperience in com position sometimes very much against tbeir inclination and to the serious ipjury of their to copy sermons the ftn experienced clergyman engages to supply original ser mons of good of decidedly Evan gelic and practical on receipt of half a 50 Persons requiring sermons may chose tbeir own and need not disclose their as the be directed to fictitious at any post office that they are re quired to be sent The Balfour says that a sign was placed over the door of a building in Eng with the following words unpreached for sale Cntiocs MATRIMONIAL ISCIDEST The Preston Chronicle tells the following comi cal story of an Irishman who visited Chor leyfair not long without taking his wife After a copious sacrifice at the ahrine of Pat was accosted by a female with mony allured him tu a eel of which she boasted the at the request of the the mel low Milesian gave her his which con tained five sovereigns and some No sooner had the money touched her palm than the iady before in a fog of beer and attempt ed to retain the substance and he grasped only a bonnet and a Partially sobered by his he sought he police and after considerable bunt it was found that the shawl nnd bonnet belonged to the wife of Patrick and that she aluuc had adopted the ruse at thi in order to get possession of the and to punish him for his want of gallantry In not taking her with Pind a Match for that Yankee In the course of talk with a particular ac quaintance the othsr I casually ijin bis He replied that he did not know what it for the renson that he was brought up a ears of and then he went to keeping district and writing school for From taught select school two grammar school and Jc then hired out at a month and board o work in a carriage and continued until they raided his wages to at which time he was admitted a member of the East ern Christian and went to prench In 1843 was elected delegate to a state convention at lias just completed a carriage worth having done the ironing and painting Preach es regular at a church oncn a and lec ures on Shivery and other sub ects other and has his gods part y purposing to try his fortune in And 05 I work at any or ill of as they come in my snid vou can tell as well as I what my occupation or rather bavis I really I hivej had vapes and passed master at oij of as manj living witnesses can nnd eccond day of lastNoeember just 32years of vhich she had tinSB lied ears were in plenty that It vas shrewdly guessed that every voting man ind come with at least two in his or the girls that never before had Bradlsys field of corn produced so As for she was kissed and she alleged to her ting virtue of she submitted with the kindliest grace imaginable if he truth must be she enjoyed tbe frolic with as lively a zest as any one else pres At length the great pile of corn disappear and the cbrnpanv arranged themselves for dancing but hardly been nn the loor hnlf an hourj when supper was announ suh n supper as that No py ramids o ice cream or candied oranges no mock or real nor oyaters in a dozen Turkies were there but not scientifi cally therewere none of the asnionable city delicacies but ngi gantic round of in the centre of ta GSTSDiggies wants to tow if Young Hvbe was flanked on either sido with jegeta ionteais oSleS green because it is A bouncing junk of beef wu From tlic Louis Intcrligcnccr of the live Stock BEEF arc beginning to arrive from the interior of thc Ono drove of Missouri Cuttle shipped BY BT the OKeillr Election SPECIAL DESPATCHES FOR THE Congressional Springjteld Tbo luajorities for in the following ore na faJJovs 650 150 120j Jer majority in Christian is The race in Macoapm is qaite Letters from Tnylarsrillej tbe county seat of Cbriatian state that Calhouns majoritj in that count will be over In three precincts heard Jarnigon was over 100 In Sangnmon the whole Whig ticket is withoat Courier RANDOLPH Kaskaskia Precinct Scotts 83j 41 birdj 17 Chester 2U4 195 160 Starbird 167 75 Kin CLISTON 108 Democratic majority for State 131 74 Bis Stutes1 124 It is thought that Fouke will beat Bissell in Clinton county and beat Gillespie250 ontbe Kennett Yet the receipts are although the stock yards are better j October upplieJ this week than There iippears j strong opposition t o be more nctivitr among dealers in n live A lively trade is anticipated his The ruling rates ns last quoted singe from 25 to per s Fierce about Democratic State majorities about the Calhoun for 222 maj Hodges and Turner elected to the Legisla Circuit elected The democrats have carried the whole county by nn increased Scotts in Jersey county is being about the party or is Ilodges and lurner for Repsesentatives for Greene and Jersey counties in elected Sheriff of Jersey by 4 which is a democratic gain of about First Congressional Yates in Scott is 132j hi Jersey Calhouns in Cbrirtian is nearly ISO Richardson for Jersey Scott 87 Tates 199 Webb Uodges Democratic sheriff4 Democratic cor oner Epler 54 Hale got 89 votes in the 3HSSOURL 86 285j Pierce 44 Market now active for Wheat 50 to 75c corn 42 a 44c oats 29 a 31c barley GOc hemp no S4 50 flour firm ta 65 a S3 75 whisky In reports show generally small vrhig and in few small whig We still think the Whig majority iu the State will not fall far short of Returns from and are still favorable for Pierce 207 Pierce 555 In 18 counties give Pierce 3475 The same counties gave Wright NE r i Datss from tha City of Mexico to the state that an extra session of Congress was to meet on the Tbe next tmfcacli inent of the Minister of Justice and Minis ter of Foreign Affairs took place clerk of war City in a state of fer ment and government iti great Several bitter opposition papers have Lean The law against the press had been rescind ed two days before Congress The Min ister of War directs the State authorities to arrest ail military men without es pecially if under aa tteralledo was still in forehand had proclaim ed plan of Tbe State of Vera Cruz sent two commissioners to confer with the government icspccting A bill was introduced in granting an amnesty to the Vcra Cruz Car denas took his seat as Governor of TumauH Ibe Giants Qnly imngine a writer ia the Journal of little row passing around the Korthem coast of In the you saeia to ijok upon an immensa tanked by double rows of cylindrical It seeins so this massive structure from the depths of that expect to find guards and soldiery but as you approach nearer ic that castellated gradually lessens in magnitude until there remains only a huge stone extending around the cotut for It is composed of gigantic cut into eight sidefitting variously joint joint corruipOfcdiiig to irregularities conformed into such beautiful that you aro struck with awe tw ao perfect A uJOtTiment of and voluntarily to what great artist your prouo ia due what vcnr marked tbe foundation stone what force formeii each and joined in uniform contact such irreguUr masses V The toil of many a lifetime haa been spent on far meaner and proud wealth hns gloried in much leas wonderful rel ics of mans Passing inward and still for columnar structure hounds a great extent of you come upon a vast gateway of stone work like the but formed into wide not Gothic nor but and perfect as Its entrance ia kept by huge that for centuries have been rolling higher and higher to bar the gateway that is open so your tiny boot rises with their aad jou pass you had to find the sky above yoa stillj but into the recesses of a mighty cav whose raalted roof la formed of stones many and many Yoa should be there at us we to the dashing waters sparkling with and the stones radical with crimson You would be awed into aiLncej for there is sorne thixg fearful in the thought of a chamber built without hands but should your feelings vent in yoar ears would be stun ned by the dtafening sound of even your sweet dear so heavy is the ueho I had been always very ansioiw to see the inside of this with itsocena and its stony wall hung with seaweed but I assure you I was not ea ger to see the outside of it ngain I had BO ambition to interfere with a solitude too des olate for aught save the cawing of and the twittering of The average height o constituting the tiiants Causway is thirty feetj but the whole neighborhood is strewn with detached fragments of the same species of that ia their picturesque consasion seem the broken pillars of some rained tem These columns in these and irianglea all joined in petfect as if for corresponding when you hare climbed th7 rocky ascent to their level a tesselsted where one nwr promenade in scum of the fierce waves tbit incessantly dash against their as if they sought to hurl the 6rm rocks into It amusing to listen to the wonderful harangues of the numerous barefooted urchins that fellow you ail the way along the offering themselves for and their tongues for They are all born within sijtht of the aud GiantV and the only history they over learned is comprised in wild le gends about the stones aud crannies that tho giant once From morning 10 evening they walk before behind and seein to rise from the stoncs on every side of offering their the Punch his honors walking and various other remarkable tha very last of which fans been sold and resold for twenty years and will be for twen Tears to to every visitor who will fend them the loan of a sixpence to break their fast The little ragamuflms tell you that their father is and thslr mother ia poorj and m the grief of your heart you and until you have no more money to and no more hands to carry thsir useless pebbles and finding new and hearing new talcs the plot thickens that vou cease to believe be cause you have believed so and in self defcnseare forced to turn away from the ma sonic pile that owns no the old armchair that no cabinet maker ever plained the huge bowl where nooe but a gi ant could the organ pipes to whose identity the roaring wives leniso real an But n sight of the Giants in spite of its nonsensical tradi tions and its fabulous is a commen tary too impressive ever to bo on the power and of its great And long years hence it wii firm and at it ever has in its awful to annihilate the and to silence the sceptics Hc will probably 2nd a o contend n supplv from wagons from I1H wis has been vcrv light the present iarmers are holding very few have ome in f the yet the supply is at present sufficient for stall un hanged anil The present high rates dealers to hesitate in mnfcing large as it is thought tho present prices annot be lleavy hogs are m tle nand by citv change of importance has taken since last The supply in uiar tet is net There not been many hipments of sheep the present Ruling rates agrewMe to last quotations range from SI 25 tu 25 per One large ontaining about came in early this jtiorning from the interior of the de igned for New Orleans are but few in find lose of good size are in request by agreeable to prcviohs 10 to 50 per The supply vhich is mostly from hns been for oiao days past quite Heavy ommnnd as heretofore the highest Cows wmi cows o be very Buc few brought he quality in general is quite Tho est are sold from and De mand is KEW Crescent City coming Authorities of Ilavuna permitted her to land her mails and Bashful We never vet saw a genuinely bashful mon who was notthe Though such way blush and and shrug thoir shu aiders unablo to throw iviih the thoughts they would vet commend them to ua for There arc Ene ouches in their characters that time will and bring percep tions 03 delicate as the faintest tint is to ths unfolding rose nnd their thoughts are nona the less refined unJ beautiful do not flow with the impetuosity of the shallow We aru astonished that such men are not that ladies with roiillygooi and cultivated tiitcIUeis vrill regard the gal hint SirMastocfcio Brainlrss with smiles because he can fold a shawl grace and banJv compliments with Parisian ekgance whileibey will uot condescend to look upon the worthier who fesld for them a reverence so great that evenmute glance ia The man who is bashful in the prenencjof is their defender when the lnuse icngno of the slanuerer would Ucf iime them it is he rsts of ortlires to talk glibly of failings that in his t OM his chesk will Hush with his eye flash with to hear the name of woman coupled with a coarse oithj and yet he who would je to defend tnem is the least honored by the majority of our Whoeve i e but them that permissmBJ Tbe of a biubfi neTer libertine y Easennd ele ClSCINNATIj 6 the oldest nnd one of the oldest died here last Rircr risen 4 feet in the and rising would not again be granted The diinculty pance nrc his upon his lips not vet tiatterv ready to pay couifahke to blue eyes nnd is ncrer he never Fur a he is in ruptures for a he would proirsdciHy 1y down his Yet it is he who fills our vile city Sens the sVrine where domestic htipninVjsj is thron ed ruins the heart that in himrpalutes the very air he and nil under tho mark of a polished a word in your ear hnvo you lor Flour firm S3 best superfine demand Corn Oats Provi no River excited young gentleman to show is jumped from the express traingo ng at tha rate of 40 miles an hour on the a day or tiro and the Jnst From thc Louis Majorities for Pierce New Rhode New Jrreely claims achuettss and Tennessee only for NEW The returns from all the wards of this except two gives Pierce over Loss compared with Taylors eeu of him he was doing Hipflaps at seventy Ninth ward gives Scott Pierce mndred revolutions per while tho ir W28 chock full of gaiter hair and torn cholera is said to be making tor ible ravages in The weakness is useless which is not f character must be nnd would vim a worthv husband Choose him whose delicacy of whose sense of him to d fthilf crowd around Ifhft stammers even at your consider them KO rnimy opin ions of your If ho is retiring anU mod letnrna fortunes weigh him down in the fnr depend iifon with him your life will he happier with pov than with many another surrounded by thc splendor of A lady pnying a visit to her who was a young asked her why she wore tho widnwsgra Dear mam dont vou replied tho dmijrhter saves metfie expense of ndcertMUi fora bus as every one can sec I am for by private earth I it Marquis of who wns me wenaness ua tho Duke nf Wellington howwer insignificant or huiublins they aro is a year and still in tbe of nod clear np the ;