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Indianapolis State Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 8, 1841, Indianapolis, Indiana Vol. , saturday May 8, 1841. No. 986. Edited and Tiblis died by Douglass amp Noel. Terms.�?$2 50 per in Man in Advance for 52 numbers $3 00, if paid at the expiration of six Ino Nolif Anil 50 at tie end of the volume. No Puper will be discontinued unless at the option of the publishers until All arrearage arc paid. Advert space occupied by 250 Ems 9 lines a Hall be counted a Square nothing counted less than a Esnare All Over a Square and less than a Square and a half shall be counted a Square and a Liaf. One Dollar per Square Liall be charged for the first three or any less number of insertions and Twenty five cents French additional insertion. Advertisements published by tie Quarter or longer will be charged $3 per Square for three months 6 for six months or $10 per annul. Merchants druggists and Otic is advertising by the year will be charged for two squares $15 50 for Oliree squares �i20 for n Square of a column of 1000 Ems ��25 for a half of a column $25 Fer three fourths of a column a 50 for a column $�60. A deduction of 20 per cent will be made on advertisements longer than a Quarter of a column when inserted by the half year or year and not altered. All from abroad must be accompanied with the Cash unless ordered for publication by a brother puh Lisher. All advertisements must be marked on their face with the number of insertions or they will be continued till ordered out and charged by the insertion. The postage must be paid on All letters to the publishers or they will not be taken out of the Post office. Past Tielve o clock and poor Haughton embarked on a. Voyage far different from that which the Hopes of the morning had pointed to a to Day j go Quot those words which he spoke to me As the realization of the dreams of his whole life time Are indelibly impressed on my recollection. How full they Are of prophecy what a text for the preacher Quot tue do May 4, 1841. Many things have been published lately in refer tence to the late venerable chief magistrate of the Union which in themselves Are excellent. The narrative of the Rev. Hawley which will to found in this paper is full of interest. It will be read with a profound attention by a Large and respected class of our readers and indeed by the Public generally who Are desirous of forming a Correct opinion with regard to the life and death of general Harrison. To the dignified and elegant oration of senator a. S. White on the same subject we also refer our readers. This Able document comen ced on our first Page to Day will be concluded in Friday s paper. The election. The special election for members of Congress in this stale took place yesterday. We have heard nothing except from this District and but Little from this but enough to insure the election of David Wallace the administration candidate. This county Marion has Given him about 300 majority. Mooresville in Morgan gives an administration majority of 121, and Plainfield in Hendricks county 175. Judging from the present returns Wallace s majority will not be less than 1,000 and we should not be surprised if it should reach 1,500. In our next we shall be Able to give returns from the principal part of the state perhaps enough to say with certainty who is elected from each District. General following interesting incidence which occurred at Pittsburgh while general Harrison was on his Way to Washington is a Beautiful illustration of the constancy with which he recognized his duties As an accountable being. It is furnished by a correspondent of the National intelligencer Quot at the hotel where general Harrison was lodged a child in which he manifested a very Strong interest was ill and a Well known medical gentleman of Pittsburgh was brought about 9 o clock in the evening to see the Little patient. The visit concluded notified that general Harrison desired to he informed of the condition of the Little sufferer and would be anxious to hear his report. Proceeding to the general s chamber him deeply occupied with the Bible so intent upon the Page before him that it was not until accosted he withdrew his Eye from the sacred volume. Begging Pardon for the seeming discourtesy the consequence of a moment s abstraction he listened to the report of his Little Friend s Case that stated or. A a was about to withdraw but general Harrison invited him to take a chair and to the doctor s expression of Surprise that he should be occupied Reading when he must need repose after the fatigues and annoyances of an entire Day devoted to receiving and shaking hands with crowds that seemed to increase As he met them he replied it has grown to be a fixed habit with me now to read a portion of the scriptures every night. I am never so late retiring or so weary As to intermit that practice. It has been my habit for Twenty years at first As a matter of duty but it has now become a pleasure. I read the Bible every Virginia election. The whigs it is said have gained three members of Congress in Virginia and lost one. Obituary. A what shadows we arc and Liat Slid own we pursue Quot in our last we published from the Boston Atlas a notice of the death of or. Richard Haughton the late talented editor of that paper. Following and from the columns of the same paper is an extract taken from a funeral discourse delivered by the Rev. Or. Winslow Over the remains of the deceased. In the Mournful event of or. Haughton s death there appears to have been Peculiar circumstances calculated to give additional poignancy to the sudden bereavement. A visit to Europe had Long been with him a cherished and pleasant idea and the moment had come when he thought himself prepared to consummate what seemed to be the first wish of his heart. He had been honoured with a commission from his government and All was Bright before him. Quot this Day i go Quot said he. Quot these eyes Quot he exclaimed in rapture alluding to the City of Rome Quot Are soon to look upon the eternal and that Day in a few hours afterwards he did go not to Europe not to Rome but to look with far More Delight we Trust than his earthly vanities had anticipated upon the eternal City of his god. Quot he had Long wished to make a tour to the old world but circumstances had not been Jii thetfo propitious. They had now yielded to his desires and his official appointment to be the bearer of despatches from government brought him at once to a decision to embark in the Acadia on the 17th inst. The lust Cloud seemed now to have passed from his sky his son was Riding full or cd at High noon the Prosperity of the nation in whose cause he had so Long Laboured the realization of his fond dreams respecting a foreign tour and the anticipation of pleasant scenes and recovered health in Promise made him one of the most cheerful and Happy of mortals. The Day of his intended departure arrived Bis clothes were packed be had taken leave of Many of his friends he had left his office and was in his room at the Tremont Henise adjusting his dress and preparing to bid Adieu to his another Brothers and Sisters and go of Board. They were waiting to receive him and Exchange the porting congratulations. One of his friends had just said to Ejmi Quot major we All Hope and expect that you will hav pleasant voyage and a delightful he replied with emphatic Assurance Quot i Konio i shall Quot to another he said Quot i have always wished to visit Europe but have never been Able to accomplish that wish lentil now. My affairs Are at length in a condition to leave Ray paper is in Good hands and is doing Well and going As the bearer of despatches i shall have every Opportunity to be desired abroad. I intend to Jae absent six months and in the mean time to visit Italy. Yes i am going to Rome these eyes Are soon to look upon the eternal his Friend remarked to him Quot i Hope the voyage and tour will confirm your his reply was Quot do not doubt hut they in less than two hours from that time Quot he was a Corpse lord what is Man a Quot verily every Man at his Best estate is altogether Quot another gentleman then present but now absent from the City writes he said to me it s rather a pleasant idea i have dreamed All my life time no going to Europe to Day i go Quot the writer adds Quot i left the room for five minutes and on coming Back found him on the bed with great distres.9 in the Region of the head and occasional nausea. He had probably been in this condition about teen minutes when you came. We rubbed him Atid bathed his forehead and tried to Calm his mind which though he said but Little was evidently distressed with fear that he could not go in the Acadia. He grew continually worse and the rest you know until the Light went out at Hal official. Appointments by the president. Thomas w. Newton to be marshal for the District of Arkansas. John g. Miller to be postmaster at Columbus Ohio. Justin a Cutterfield to be attorney for the District of Illinois. Land officers. Ralph Guild receiver of Public moneys at Jackson Missouri vice Felix g. Allen. Nathan Webster receiver of Public moneys at Natchitoches Louisiana vice by inuits Laurents. Receivers. Stoddard Judd Green Bay Wisconsin vice l. S. Pease. Joseph c. Havkins Burlington Iowa vice ver Plank Van Antwerp. Registers. William Ross Burlington Iowa vice Enos Lowe. Paraclete Potter Milwaukee Wisconsin vice a. B. Morton. John Willock Surveyor and inspector of the Revenue at Pittsburgh a. Vice Robert h. Kerr. From the National Ludell Gencer april 24. Ivoti Tiff of Gen. Harrison while in inauguration. The three Days previous to his inauguration after his arrival in Washington were mostly spent at the mansion of the mayor of the City where he received at All hours of the Day the visits of his friends and fellow citizens. The urbanity of his manners the open hearted frankness with which he received the congratulations of his friends deeply impressed All impartial and disinterested persons at the Capitol with the confident Assurance that he was about to enter upon the High office to which he had been called with a single heart and purpose to discharge and faithfully execute the important Trust. Numerous strangers from almost every Section of this wide spread Republic for Days and weeks preceding the 4lh of March had been Rushing into the Metropolis till the crowd had become immense almost beyond calculation. Every hotel and boarding House was filled to overflowing and almost every private residence crowded beyond convenient accommodation. The procession for the inauguration was formed in Beautiful order and As it passed along the streets and avenues to the Capitol the thronging multitude pressing against each other seemed to move on like the Ocean wave and with the Quot Noi in of Many tie spontaneous expression of Joy and gladness which Ever and anon burst Forth from Young and old even from the aged Matron and Blooming Maiden together with the waving of handkerchiefs from the crowded windows proclaimed to the War worn Veteran a Welcome to the highest honors of his country. After taking the oath of office and having delivered his inaugural address he returned from the Capitol to the president s mansion amid the increased acclamation of nearly forty thousand of his admiring countrymen who there tendered him their cordial congratulations. Thus passed away this joyous Day of his political Triumph none suspecting that in 07ie Siori month the whole scene would be changed that god was preparing to summon him away from the height of his earthly glory we Trust to a More exalted station at his right Liand. His religious character. The next morning the 5th of March Gen. Harrison walked Down on the Avenue and purchased a a Farto Bible and Book of common prayer which he carried Home with him and directed the servant to place in his bedroom where i saw them on the night of his death thereby indicating that he had chosen that holy Book for the Rule of Liis Faith and guide of his life in the execution of the important Trust committed to his charge. This Bible he was seen Reading every morning and late every evening. In his first letter to mrs. Harrison Afier his inauguration he states that after he had returned from the Capitol to the president s mansion As soon As he could command any time he retired to his room and fell Down upon his Knees before his maker thanking him for All his mercies and supplicating his gracious guidance in the faithful discharge of tie duties of his High station to his country and his god. On sunday morning the 7th Benjamin Harrison Esq. Of Virginia at the request of the president called at my House desiring to know whether he could be accommodated with a Pew fur himself and family for that Day and expressing a wish to obtain the one recently occupied by mrs a Dibons which the owner accorded to him. In the Public worship of the Church he conformed to All her rituals in the audible responses of the service and with that humility so expressive of devout feelings and Humble Devotion bowed Lii self on his Knees before the majesty of heaven and Supplicate that mercy of which As a sinner however Leighly exalted his station he mood so much in need. Thus following the example of the pious rulers of Israel and the illustrious men in every age who have adorned the doctrine of god their Saviour. The following Day he purchased the Pew and regularly attended the service of the Church every sunday morning until prevented by Bis last fatal High regard fur the Sabbath was such that of late years he always avoided travelling on that holy Day unless from absolute necessity and during the Short period he occupied the president s mansion carefully avoided All company on that Day and dined at an Early hour that he might attend Public worship in the afternoon with his family some of whom belonged to the communion of the presbyterian Church. His High estimation for the Quot people of god Quot was most nobly shown in kindness to his ministers. On a cent occasion he said to a brother Clergyman of mine with whom he had been for some time acquainted whom ill health prevented from the performance of his clerical duties and on whom he had within a few weeks conferred a vacant clerkship until his health would enable him to resume the duties of his ministerial office Quot i see no company on sunday and Dine in a Plain Way but i shall always be Happy to see you at my Able for i love to have the clergy with me on in this connexion it May be proper to state that at his own hospitable mansion at North Bend when the infirm health of mrs. Harrison would not allow her to attend Public worship elsewhere. Gen. A would often obtain the services of a Clergyman for the Day and remunerate him liberally. It Bias also been Sta Teil to me by a member of the family that some years since he accidentally became acquainted with a Young minister of the methodist Cinurchin indigent circumstances whose native talents and powders of mind promised extensive usefulness if properly cultivated. Gen. H. Kindly invited him to become a member of his family and offered him the use of his Library until Well prepared for the exercise of his ministry. This Young Clergyman is now a distinguished and successful labourer in the Vineyard of our lord. Of late Yoars notwithstanding his having erected mostly at his own expense a Church in his immediate Vicinity yet not being Able to support a Clergyman for the regular services of the Church he was in the habit of leaving Home on saturday afternoon for the sole purpose of attending the Church in Cincinnati of which the Rev. J. T. Brooke is Rector twice or thrice a Day. He also frequently attended a stated weekly lecture. From the Day of his inauguration it was his invariable practice to Rise with the Dawn of Day and after Reading the scripture to take a walk for exercise and Seldom did he breakfast or Dine without some old Friend or acquaintance partaking his hospitality. In this manner his whole time was occupied. Occasionally if for a moment disengaged from his official duties and the press of visitors he would steal away from his family and visit some of his old acquaintance with All thai cordiality and generous Good feeling so characteristic of the warm hearted Soldier and devoted Friend. His death. With this Brief notice of passing events we come to the closing scene of the melancholy drama. On thursday the 25th of March in a Short interview with him he complained of being quite unwell and this indisposition continued to increase until the exposure of his person in the morning walk of saturday brought on a severe chill and fever which the Best medical skill could not arrest. No human Power could stay the ravages of his disease. The Community generally in this City without distinction of party manifested much anxiety fur his recovery and in great numbers daily and hourly called at his residence with anxious inquiries respecting his sickness and its probable result. Its violent and exciting character seemed in the opinion of his physicians to forbid the usual religious services in his sick room lest they might produce an unfavourable effect. On saturday evening the 3d instant about nine o clock on approaching his sick bed his strength appeared to be rapid failing and As Jitt o or no Hope could be entertained of his recovery a few of his friends United with me at his bedside in that Quot commend tory prayer for a sick person at the Point of departure Quot to another world set Forth in the service of the Church to which he appeared to listen with silent attention and approbation. About 30 minutes before 1 o clock by the watch held in my band on the morning of the 4th of april he gently breathed his departing spirit into the hands of his god and Saviour and sunk to rest without the movement of a muscle of his countenance a struggle or a thus after one Short month s Elevation to tie highest station and honors which Earth can bestow he has passed away from All the troubles sorrows and trials of mortality i Trust and believe to the Possession and enjoyment of an unfading Crown of glory in the realms of eternal Day. For whatever May have been his character and conduct in former years of late an evident change had been observed by his friends in favor of True religion. On sunday evening i saw him in his winding Sheet with a countenance mild and Placid As when he expired. The next Day after being placed in his coffin the Public were permitted a final Farewell look of the chief magistrate of this great Republic the president of nearly Twenty millions of people. It is said that not less than ten thousand paid their respects to his lifeless remains. The sadness and gloom so obviously marked on All countenances now spoke the silent language of grief. The victim of death the eminent personage who so recently occupied the first place in the gift of his country whispers in the voice of solemn stillness that the great destroyer has come among us that the mighty conqueror of Man in every age for nearly six thousand years has winged his flight hither and felled to the Earth one who had been distinguished in arms in the councils of his country and in All the excellencies of private life. How exulted the Mark How distinguished the object How fatal the blow the Arrow was sped by the Arm of omnipotence the victim fell he lies beneath the cold Earth to Rise no More until the voice of the archangel and the Trump of god on the morning of the resurrection shall Call his reposing dust into spiritual life. For Quot the trumpet shall sound and the dead shall be raised incorruptible and we shall be changed Quot and summoned to the final judgment. In anticipation of this coming event and of the awfully momentous consequences involved in it our deeply lamented departed Friend was not unmindful of the needful preparation. It has come to my knowledge that for some years past his mind has been deeply impressed with the important concerns of eternity and that he had frequently expressed his confident Faith and Hopes in the gospel of the son of god and had been for some time desirous of uniting himself in communion with the Church and intended doing so As soon As the recent political excitement should have passed away whether it terminated favourably to his Elevation to the presidential office or otherwise. This holy purpose it is understood had he survived was intended to be consummated on easter sunday but was denied him by the interposing hand of Geo in whom he had placed his Trust. A life Meltes the soul dependent on tie dust Deal i gives her wings to mount above tic by Here. Life is the Triumph of our mouldering Clay death of the spirit infinite divine his god sustains him in his Livial hours Ilia final hour brings glory to his god Man s glory Ieav n vouchsafe a to Call her the great number of communications received from different parts of the country requesting information on the subject of the demise of the late president rendering it out of my Power to answer them All in a manner either satisfactory to them or to myself has induced this communication for the information of the clergy and the Public at preparing the above statement it hos been my object to collect All the incidents and facts that have come to my knowledge respecting the late president while in Washington no one of which singly would be of sufficient importance to establish his Christian character yet when combined they agreeably har Monize in manifesting the Bent of his mind acid the ruling desires of his heart. May god in mercy to the nation overrule and Sanctify this painful dispensation of his Providence to the welfare and Prosperity of his Church the cause of True piety and the establishment of his kingdom among men we Hawley Rector of st. John s Church. Washington april 19, 1841. Am authorized from unquestionable authority to say that the closing part of his inaugural address especially that part in which he so reverently expresses his regard for the Christian religion was penned by him in the room in which he was born and where he had often keeled beside his pious Mother who earnestly implored the Rich Blessing of heaven upon his future life. A h. From of tie Ralli Inore Patriot. Foreign news. The following items Are gathered from papers received by the Columbia a Large Quantity of Silver plate and Silver Orna ments the value of which is not certainly known was stolen from Windsor Castle by a Porter employed about the Palace. Among the articles taken was a Large and valuable portion of the splendid marquee Well known As Quot tip poo Saib s tent Quot which was captured at the storming of Sering Patum and presented to the then Sovereign of England by the Marquis of Cornwallis this was taken on account of its massive Silver ornaments. The Porter had absconded but it was rumoured in Windsor on the 2d that he had been arrested. In the Rolls court on the 22d of March the Case of the King of Hanover versus sir a Wheatley came on for hearing. The Bill with which the Case originated was filed by the King of Hanover against sir h. Wheatley and to Wood the executors of King William the fourth the attorney general As representing the interests of the British Crown and Prince George of Cambridge a motion was made on behalf of the defendants for a commission to Hanover to Cross examine mrs Charlotte Beckendorff aged eighty and miss Sophia Beckendorff for some time maids of Honor to Queen Charlotte they have Al ready been examined on the part of the King of Hanover. The property in dispute consists of certain jewels said to be Worth �50,000, which were worn by Queen Charlotte and which upon her death went into the custody of George the fourth upon his death they went into Possession of William the fourth and upon the death of King William when the crowns of England and Hanover became separated the question arose As to which of the crowns the jewels belonged. It is contended for King Ernest that George Quot the third had made a special gift of the jewels to Queen Charlotte that she had bequeathed them to Quot the House of Hanover Quot and. That the bequest clearly vests the property in the hover an Crown. The King of Hanover s counsel did not oppose the motion and an order was made for the commission. Curious arrest of a Soi Disant Assassin of the Duke of Wellington. The courier do Midi states that the police had arrested at Jeziers an individual who according to his account was the sub officer Cantillon who was tried at Paris in 1315, for an attempt to assassinate the Duke of Wellington and was acquitted. The pretended cantillion was the bearer of in extract said to be taken from Napoleon s will in which the emperor expresses his opinion that cantillion had As much right to assassinate Wellington As this Obi Gary ii had to Send him Napoleon to perish on the Rock of st Helena or to shoot marshal Ney contrary to the capitulation of Paris and for this reason Napoleon bequeathed him . The pretender cantillion had forged Gen Bertrand s name to this extract. This individual was likewise in Possession of a decoration which he pretend to have received from the emperor in the Hundred Days. The official Seal belonging to the mayor of Chalons was found in his Possession which he had affixed to the other documents found in his Possession. Quot this affair Quot continues the courier do medi Quot promises to produce interesting resignation of the belgian ministry the Independent of Brussels the ministerial paper announces the resignation of All the members of the belgian Cabinet on the 27th ult. On the same Day the communal Council of Antwerp voted an address to the King requesting him to retain the ministry a the resignation is attributed to the King s refusing to dissolve the chamber earthquake at Amer Alpoora. This City is said to have been almost entirely destroyed by an earthquake which happened on to height of the 23d of March 1840 300 persons were killed. The Shock lasted two or three uni titles and extended from North to South. The cities of Ava and Ragain Are also said to have been destroyed with Many neighbouring villages. The right honorable Francis Thornhill Baring Chancellor of the exchequer was married on the 31st of March to the lady Arabella Howard daughter of the Earl of Effingham. Sir William Colebrooke the successor of sir John Harvey in the government of new Brunswick has arrived in the Columbia. Bank of England. Quarterly average of the weekly liabilities and assets of the Bank of England from january 5 to March 30 a government and that they Are intended to run Between Amsterdam and new York for the future. Froin the morning chronicle april 3. The Deal cation of Abbott one of the official assignees in the court of bankruptcy is attended with circumstances so important to the rights and interests of creditors As to Render strict inquiry necessary not Only into his affairs but into the system under which the moneys belonging to bankrupts Are managed by such officials and the extent to which they Are permitted to retain these moneys in their hands Abbott is said to have absconded with a very Large amount of Public property. It is difficult in such cases to ascertain the amount. We have heard it stated in the present Case at so Large a sum that we decline to name it. Abbott has been dabbling for a Long time past in All kinds of schemes and speculations and no Small amount of creditors moneys is said to have been sunk upon the Stock Exchange. The last project we live heard he was connected with was a turkish loan to be secured upon the Security of certain revenues which were to be specially assigned by the Sublime Porte the documents Are said to have been All ready and the negotiation far advanced Abbott must have been duped in this affair if he advanced Money on it for every body knows that the turkish Quot revenues Are Farmed or sold so that their assignment without the consent of uie contractors would have been Good for nothing. The of teds continue buoyant and Consols for the account have experienced a farther Advance of per cent on the closing quotation of yesterday. At the opening of the Market Consols were quoted at 89g-buyers, from which Price they advanced to 89f to 90, exchequer Bills improved is having closed at of to Lis Premium. There was a report in the Forenoon that the president had been spoken by a Dublin Steamer but no accounts having been received of her by the train at three o clock this report must have been incorrect and fears Are entertained that she has met with some Accident to her machinery. Consols for Money closed at 89f to ditto for the account Sof to 90 new three and a half per cents 98 to exchequer Bills 9s, to Lis. Prem. We find in the London times the following remarkable paragraph or Schyler the american Consul for the port of Liverpool left this country on Friday last in the steam ship Acadia from that port whether the sudden departure of the Consul who has Only been appointed a few months has any thing in it connected with our relations with America it is not known but certain it is he booked himself and sailed in an assumed name which is not usual in persons holding the High office which in its salary perquisites amp a is said to be second Only in value to that of the president. Service of his country. General Harrison and Bis family had taken a very Strong hold upon the hearts of the residents of the District Aid their loss to the society Here seems to be universally lamented. I have heard so Many anecdotes illustrative of the great goodness and Benevolence of the late president and his family that i am afraid almost to attain it Acorn a Mittal of them to paper for fear of trespassing upon the patience of your readers and the crowded state of your columns. ,. Suffice it to say that Many of them a Ould be Iii perfect character with his Quot last letter Quot to or. Curtis of new York in behalf of the poor weather Bettt in Sailor and which of itself alone is sufficient to hand Down to the admiration of future Ages the Good heart and benevolent disposition of the illustrious chieftain. The Globe you of course see is still shedding its Crocodile tears Over the death bed of Harrison and a i have conversed with a number of persons who know All about the matter and As the editor of the Globe is one of the exceptions to the general Rule alluded to in the first part of my letter and As he in the language of or. Clay is Quot a Labeller Quot and his paper Quot a libel Quot upon the living and the dead i May have something farther to say of him and the death bed of general Harrison hereafter. Poor trodden Down Loco Foco ism is struggling hard for life and the Globe is sounding Ita Bugle and try ii j to rally it5 scattered forces and makes a piteous Appeal for help Tir he must abandon the exposition of Quot sound democratic principles Quot at the seat of government and i suppose like the Quot Wise Man Quot of old Quot turn his face from the East to the West Quot we would advise a quiet country life and Calm reflection to him. Quot honest Amos required the excitement of composition to cure his maladies but truthful Francis needs repose most shocking wednesday evening of last week a most shocking outrage was committed in this Vicinity by a Man named place upon three children of or. George Singer As place is now in confinement awaiting his trial we forbear speaking of the outrage As our feelings would dictate lest we prejudice his claims upon Justice. The following Are the facts As Given in evidence during his examination before the inferior court. Some misunderstanding had existed Between place and Singer for some time. The latter refused to permit the former to join fences with him his Fence being upon his own land six feet from the line which divides the farms. Place determined that he would join and during the absence of or Singer did join his Fence with that of mrs whilst he was in the act a Little boy and two daughters of or. Singer forbid him and told him that their father had directed them to pull it Down if he attempted it. A place heeded them not but continued the work. When he had finished and gone to his House As they supposed the boy and the two girls in obedience to the order of their father before he left Home proceeded to separate the fences and whilst they were thus engaged. Place rushed upon Thern from a Thicket of shrubbery with gun in hand and without further ceremony than to order them off discharged a heavy Load of shot into the three. Fortunately the boy escaped unhurt but eighteen of the shot lodged in one of the girls and six or eight in the other Quot nothing daunted. Place commenced re loading his gun As if to fire again when the boy and girls the latter bleeding profusely fled to their House. The two girls Are suffering great pain from their wounds and serious fears Are entertained for the life of one of them. Comment upon this atrocious deed is unnecessary and a would be highly improper at this time. Place is now in jail where it is to be hoped he will be safely kept until he is brought before the bar of Ivester a statesman. Col. Croghan. The Globe used col. Croghan s name As authority for the political death bed scenes it manufactured and put Forth As preceding the demise of the late president col Croghan publishes the following note in the Globe which gives the fabrication of that paper its quietus Washington april 20, 184li. To the a Zdilor of the Globe in the accidental conversation Between us Soine Days ago having become through your paper of saturday evening a topic of publication and discussion i desire that the exact character of my remarks be stated As made. You Are mistaken in stating that i myself heard Gen. Harrison use the expressions Quot it is wrong i can t they were merely quoted by me As derived from persons who were present when they were uttered by him and in proof that in the wanderings of his mind he was evidently dwelling on Public affairs and made allusions to the annoyance and distress that he suffered from them. The words which 1 heard myself during the night i attended by his desire at his bedside were Quot my god i can t stand it Quot a Quot Don t trouble trie amp cd and denoted extreme suffering either bodily of men tal but in no instance did he refer in Triy hearing to individuals or mention the subjects of removals from office. Yours g. Croghan. Westward How we have before us a letter a a a Ted Quot Independence March 27, 1s4l&Quot in which the writer seems to imagine that he is in the Centre of civilization and talks very seriously of a company Starling from that place for Quot the West Quot he says Quot from the Best information we can obtain it is perfectly practicable to take wagons the whole Dis Tance to Santa be. Mules can be obtained Here at from forty to forty five dollars a prof cd and american mules from fifty to sixty. Two horse wagons such As would answer for the trip can be obtained at from sixty to one Hundred and Twenty dollars. Provisions of All kinds necessary to be taken Are cheap and plenty we expect to Settle at Montery the capital of upper California. The route most recommended is from Independence to the Hunters rendezvous on Green River thence to soda Spring or Bear River thence to Mary s River Down Mary s River to the Gap in the big Mountain through the Gap by a Good Road to the Plain of the Tula res and Doduc that Plain to we understand that to portion of a party for the Oregon left st. Louis yesterday and that the remain Der Ivill follow in a few Days. To for the far . Louis Penant. Liabilities. Circulation jei6,547,000 deposits 7.212,060 �23,749,000 assets. Securities �22.328,000 Bullion 3,339,000 �26,667,000 the dowager dutchess of mar Bro died at her residence in Park Lane in London on the morning of the 2d inst. A House in Rockwell was broken into by a band of ruffians and one of the villains was arrested solely through the instrumentality of the Marquis of water Ford of Well known memory. It is said that Don Miguel had consented to renounce his claims to the throne of Portugal on condition that his titles and estates should be restored to him. The court journal thus notices a report that the Princess Royal is Blind Quot we can assure our correspondents and the Public generally that the Princess can see quite As Well As the Best of them and that in mental capacity she is gifted beyond her Thomas Hamlet a Well known and extensive jeweler of London and Ovner of the Princess s theatre in Oxford is in the Gazette As a bankrupt. The governor Fenner has gone to pieces on the coast of Wales. The Beach for 60 Miles along the coast was thickly strewn with portions of the wreck. Several trunks containing a Large sum of Money and wearing apparel had not been found. There was much excitement among the mercantile classes in London in consequence of a confession of one of the wallaces under sentence in Newgate for wilfully destroying several vessels after effecting an insurance upon them. An Emigrant ship with upwards of 100 passengers fur fort Philip these men intended to wreck she was 1015 tons Burthen and a new ship and the most intense anxiety was Felt for the passengers and the property on Buard. It is reported in England that the steamers British Queen and the president had been sold to the belgian correspond fince of tie Baltimore Patriot. Washington april 21, 1841. Being detained Here somewhat unexpectedly and there being no place of Public amusement in operation i have retired to my room for the purpose of writing to you of some of the matters and things which i had seen and heard during the last few Days in this great Metropolis. The wheels of government Are again in motion but the sad remembrance that the great and Good Harrison is no More seems to sit mournfully upon the brow of the whole Community. Go wheresoever you will among the people it matters not to what party they May belong or in limes past May have belonged and the death of general Harrison is the theme of conversation. In speaking of the people in the above sentence i wish to be understood of course As laying Down a general Rule with its exceptions for there Are those in this Community As there Are in All communities who understand admirably the Art of playing the hypocrite of wrapping themselves in the weeds of mourning and uttering their deep Wail Intro and loud lamentations from High and Public Pla Ces. But among the better part of the Community the regret and sorrow Are abiding sincere. A regret which Quot Springs spontaneously from the pure and chastened fountains of the heart and a sorrow which has its origin and growth in the noblest principles of him who ii formed and fashioned in the image of god a death which at All times and under All circumstances is a sad and Mournful event is peculiarly so in the Case of the illustrious Harrison filling As he did so wide a space at this important juncture in the eyes of the world and endeared As he was in the hearts and affections of that country for which he had fought upon Many a proud and glorious Field. Strangers from All parts of this widely extended country Are daily arriving Here and you hear but one sentiment the National heart mourns the flood which pours from its Fountain has washed away the asperity of party spirit and the United voice says revered be the name of the Quot Good i have heard that human nature was selfish and that republics were ungrateful but the death of Harrison inclines me to a different belief As a general thing it is More the theory of the misanthrope than the reality of truth the voice of mourning raised Over the illustrious dead upon the shores of the Atlantic will find a responsive Echo from those of the Pacific and the re Public instead of manifesting signs of ingratitude seems to be speaking with one voice to her servants who Are shortly to assemble to take care of the widow and orphan. I have conversed with a number of gentlemen without regard to party from the different sections of the Union and feel persuaded there will be scarcely a dissenting voice in either House of Congress to an appropriation of at least one year s salary to the family of general Harrison. 1 am rejoiced to find Public senti ment so unanimous upon this question As it is no More than right and just to the Gallant Man who spent the morning of his life the Meridian of his existence and the evening of his Days in the arduous Irish music two irishmen travelling through ii Wood by Chance found a gun which was loaded when one add dressed the other with Larry what s that wish the Divila Whit do t know what it is but it s for All the world like Tam Sullivan s Kay Bugle Arrab then Well have a Small bit of a tune if you la blow in the muzzle and i la play Vilh the key a Faith i will so and that namely too and he put his Mouth to the muzzle of the gun while the other pulled the trigger. The gun went off and he fell when the other letting the gun fall exclaimed Arrah Larry my Honey give Over your ska min a for Faith the music has it enchanted you a exch. Paper. The following stanzas Are altered from an English writer to apply to the occasion of the present National calamity. Weep for the word is spoken mourn for the Knell is Knolley the master chord is broken and the master hand is cold. The Warrior s deeds Are Over a nation mourns her chief Jall Patriot hearts Are riven All bosoms swell with grief his Fame had spread around him it compassed All the land his name was Sung by Ever Tongue and cheered by every hand. He came to win fresh laurels but Fate was in their breath and turned his March of Triumph into a Dirge of death. 0 All that knew him loved Phinij for with his Noble mind. He bore himself so meekly his heart it was so kind. He s gone but yet behind him he leaves a glorious name death cannot blight his laurels nor time inspire his Fame weep for the word is spoken mourn for the Knell is Knolley amp it ii state of Indiana Hancock county. In the Blanc Oak probate circuit your Timmy Tishi 184t. Joseph Connery. Rutlt Tom Bennett Elizal it eth Bonnet inter settled to for your Petitioner Joseph Conner Catharino Ben. Partial of. Net intermarried to Jacob burst Etc j a lib above defendants will into a a Otico tut Hie will on tie first or some Sui sequent Day of tie next term of the probate court of the county of Hancock to be Holden at tha court House in Greenfield on inc 2d monday in May next 1841, to appoint to make Partlon of the following do scribed land to wit lying and being in the county of Hancock state of Indiana known Ai tiie West half of uie South East Quarter of Section 34< town 15 Hurth of rant 7 East. In uht District of lands subject to Lale at Indianapolis i�., and cantata no Ina 8u acres which the undersigned holds in Romman with each of you Joseph Donn str. Teat Josh Hoir it Coli it t

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