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Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
nOTlce Tn nmRCSPOHDEKTii 1 Correspondent! (or "Tai Pusa" will pleua bwr ^ io mind the following i-sle*:- * Every communication SiMt be accompuiied. B^«w ' name " of the writer. In crisr to insure correctness " of the typography, fcttt .ose mde of a sheet .jhimM b« written upon. v. . - ' We shall 1m gtetUy obUg«4 v» gisUeraen in Pennsylvania »nd other States for contribution j giriag the current news of the day in their particular localities, the resources of the surrounding conntry, the increase uf population, and any information that trill be iotereaticg to the eeneral reader. '
Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
A Good 1'iotube op a Matok.—Tho Mayor of Chicago is thus described by a corrcspondent ' of the Boston Journal: "Ho stands six feet five in his stockings.' -Old straw hnt turned down all around like frcotton' umbrella—no neckcloth—shortbad fittlug; linen coat —loose unmentionableswhich -look, >Qg if qQ had jumped too far into them anil hadn't timo to got Imok—unblackcd, untied HhOQg , throb' sizes too largo —and n slight stoop to the tall ' figure, and the picture is complete You see him '—Well, sir, that shabby, olephantlne individualwho looks as if he had not a oont in the world , is Johannes Elongatus, Mayor of Chicago , and h« Is worth five hundred thousand dollan. 1 ,,
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
Hejhb Wantm —About twenty-five years ago Mm. Margaret Sheyor (colled Bhiros) died, leaving a sum of money to bo uuod for charitable purposes In the town of Staunton Tho money went ujtotho bands of the late Samuel Clark Esa one of her executorsWdat the timo of his doatY auiomited to'sonrf four thousand dollars, John N Hemtnm, m^, Mr. Clarke's administrator , lately filed » b.lUn Chancery, asking tho Court to ' appoint a Trnjtoo to receive the money, and on Saturday last Judge . Thompson rendered his decision lie deoleed that tho legaoy wos voidand th»t tho money must go the heirs of tho testatrls, if Ihoir w™ ? »h " «u^TT 1° tU Stat0- So f«r as it is knows, the old lady had no relatives.
Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
NEWSPAPER. IMMORALITIES. The newspapers have lately suffered under the infliction of Miss Mabeikine Sana's trial for murdering her seducer, and the details of Mrs. CcnninohjW ' 8 notorious career. We find some of the English newspapers, in reference to the latter case,—which has occupied the public mind, in this country since the end of January, -^ endeavoring to throw a slut upon our press generally, : liy imputing to it a vicious predilection for triminal narratives, without ranch regard for decoacy of language and thought. IVe confess that, of lato years, the desire to convey the fullest information, and the competition among the collectors of news, have rendered us somewhat liable to the first part of the charge, but deny, in the most emphatic man¬ ner, that tho American newspapers err In this manner as much as the English do. 'Witness the length to which.tho PAiMEa-poison trial rim on, in the English journals, and the great space lately devoted by the Scottisli press to tho...
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
TKE SMOTHERS JMWE O» STEAMSHIPS. - Looking over our groat budget of exchanges for items or * news, we dally see a panorama of opinions upon overy topic of the day passing before our ores, and giving riso to ninny and various reflections, In the general dearth of Jtews to-day, " we ha,ve thought it not amiss to give a portion of our space to a few remarks tipdn a subject of interest to wany of our readers. " ,. f "' _ . ' , " ' ; " , ¦ .; ' Ws allude to the remarks of the newspaper ¦press npon the recent convention at Old Point Comfort, to consider, the promotion of Southern trade and commerce with'Europe. They forcibly remind us of a passage inonc . of the numbers of the'Tdtler, where Xov. JD ' rjJUfEY is spoken of as a writer of state plays, after |he manner of the Athenians, intended to laugh out of countenance, or to promote opinions among Oxe people. Mr. Dubfet is " aaid to liave invented two new dances, against tb,e time when the play of the New Prophets was to be enacted, ...
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
CORRESPONDENCE FROM WASHINGTON. [Correspondence or The Preeg.J Washington, August 10,1857. The opposition to the Demootatio party are at a loss what common ground to assume in the existing posture of affairs. The eleventh Amoricaa Council, of Brooklyn, resolve to adhere, with the oxception of amendment of the naturalization lavs and some minor points, to the constitutional and aoo°0rvatlre principles which have characterized the Democracy of tho Union and still continue m to do, and to rejeot with disdain, each and every proposition for fusion with the Block Republicans, while on the other band, the Richmond Whig, in an elaborate ftrtiola, essays to gather into one fotd the hetorogonoous elements of Native Amoricaniam, Black HcpublioaniBm, Know-Nothlngism, Abolitionism and what not, to strike down tho Democratic party, tho only national political organisation now in existence in this country. Wo know that thoy have thus for been foilod in every attompt to crush out national ...
Id= 41 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THE I'lUMCH'IiE OF BRITISH ASNESA TION. On the 28th July there was a short debate in the English Houau of Commons upon the unsatisfactory position of afluiw in British India, its cause, and tho measures necessary to restore peace, order, and confidence. Tho attack on the misgovernnumt of the ruling authorities in India was made by Mr. Disraeli, and, though out-talked and out-voted, he mndc out a strong case, which will make a decided impression, no doubt, beyond the House of Commons. On the part of tho Government, he was responded to by Mr. Vkknoh Smith, who is a Cabinet Minister, and that variable Jack-in-the-box, Lord John Russell, the in signiflcenco of whose stature Is in consistent accordance with the smallness of his mind.— Disraeli's suggestionjwas to redress thejgrievances which the Hindoos complained of, and to send a commission to India to inquire into the causes of disaffection, even if the conduct of the Governor-General himself were one of them. Lord John Russell,...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
I»roin the Kan Sort Bidlj Timu.) , f . - MBS. COMlWGgAMi SHE IS NOT ADMITTED T^ASU.. VUll to Dr. Catlla—He Dealei tW'ie WM the BrMegrsem wke PerM««lelJ|». Bw dell* . ' •'?= *." ' * In the matter of the Cunningham hsfoy «e$temestthere is again sot tnuoh to report. Judge Dariaoa yesterday refused to admit MisJ3luuiil(- ham to bail, whereupon Mr. Staffordlur sosrdel, rare notice that ho should move tha taorBing In the Supreme Court for a writ of «rfjor«i;-to bring up the papers for teriew. In the masttaey the remains at No. 31 Bond street, clody cgMteea ta her bed. It is anticipated that her rej&ftl ' ta ft* Tcunhs will it a Butter of some diSealtT ^ a* the has expressed her determination only tosskroit le in the clothes in which ebe wt "e7nilfle4£ Of conneehe will sot tie takes to tbe JoifiaWr. Stafford' * writ of rtrtivran is sueceHful t '&ct the but informed of the legal fraternity da Sfit txgeet adeelsion in his feyor. : -- ¦-= „• ¦ ". s:! Judge Davison, yesterday...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THREE Vjrs LJTER FROM EUROPE. ARRIVAL oFfHB CANADA AT HAMFAX THE AMERICAN HORSES BEATEN'. THE TELEGRAPH CABLE. ABRIVAL OF THE INDIA MAIL. Reported Conspiracy at Calcutta. ARMING OF THE " EUROPEANS. COTTON ADVANCING. CONSOLS OB U8. Halifax, August 11.—The Hoyal Mail Steamship Canada arrived this afternoon fcom Liverpool, with Antes to Saturday, August 1, being three days later than previous advices. The vosselfl composing the Atlantic Telegraph Squadron had all reached Cork, and were to leave on the 1st in3tant for Valentia bay, where the taak of an^merging the cable will be commenced. An experiment with the whole length of tbe cable haB been made, and proved highly successful. The Goodwood race came off on the appointed day, but the American horses Prior and Prloresi were beateu. The Indian mail hu arrived, and tho telegraphic de-Bpatch from Trieste la confirmed, but there Is no conflrmutton of the capture of Delphi. The report, however, obtains much credence. A conspiracy has bee...
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THE FAOI/I ItlASSAtKK A highly interesting moetlng was held at the Paoli Tavern, Chester county, on Saturday last, the 8th of August. Hon. Thomas . S. Beli., ate Judge of the Supremo Court, stated the object of tho meeting to bo the ronovation of the Paoli Monument and grounds. Gonersl Thomas S. Tbimdlk took tho Chair, and Chas. .T. Kf.r.mTT and .T. HaDOSON acted as Socreta ries. From a memoir and resolution introduced by Judok Bell, and adopted by tho mooting, we gather the following facts -. On tho 20th of September ne,Jt, it will have beon/oWi/ yean Bince a number*of our revolutionary heroes, commanded by the gallant Gen. Wayne, were massacred in the most savage manner by the British, in a night attack, near PaoH> The soil which has been consecrated by tho remains of thoae patriots is exposed to the invasion of every rude and careless footstep, with no enclosure to protect it—without even the humble memorial of a stono to designate the spot where sleep our bravo de...
Id= 69 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THE CITY A "Confidence" Soy."—Cases of swindling, usually denominated ulidertHaliead, ' arebecop&ig very frequent* and unless ttie ' ta aro greater efforts made to arrest this clasa of offenders, b; pyttiEg the public on tfcair guard, there u no toiling to na&i extremes it may b« carried. One of the most despicable features of tbis nefarious game is, that it conducts its swindles under tile cloak of intimacy or kindness to some well-Jtnowd, respectable member ofthecommunity. A slippery subject, recently preoiielng In this '-confidence " capacity, is a young rasa, or rather a boy, abouteight«enornineteenyeareof *ge. To our knowledge, be has succeeded in his attempts in several instances. Hec.irrledluBpointwitb. (lav. Wright of Indiana, by representing himself as a relative of (lea. Caw, and belonging to th« State department at Washington; bat subsequently, upon mulling inquiry in that quarter, the story was found to he a hoax. Since then he has succeeded in co...
Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
tater Irom BU. New ForkAugust Jl._B y the arrival of the ship Haidee at this port, Bio J«n*lro dates to the fith of July &ia furnished. The city was healthy. Th* British fleet had sailed for China on the 4th ult. There were no tranaactiom In coffee worthy of mention. Sailing of the Canada for Boston. Halifax, Aug. H. —The etearoer Canada i&U&d At 3 o'clock this evening for Boston, where shewiUbe due on Thursday morning. A strosj ffwterly wind prevails, with a heavy rain. FresidrnJBuchnnon as Cumberland. CruuERLA.fi> , Hd., Aug. U^Prcsid«at Bacluuaa arrived here this evening from Jtedford Springs, m4 wtiJ start for Washington in the Bwrflhwf, From Mexico. Uxw Oftil&KSAug. 11.—The itettner Texas hu arrived with dates from Yen Cms to tie 9th last., *n& the City of Mexico to tbe 3d. The news f urnl&hed U of no general importance. President Comonfort was almost unaohooualy reelected Hfsltb of New Orleans. New Oblsils, August H—Th...
Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
STATE POLITICS BENERAr. PACKER SPEAKING TO TUE PJEOW.E. We perceive that some of our cotemporaritis are exorcised because General W. F. Paokee, andor the instructions of the Domocratio State Committee, has conceived it to bo his duty to decline the invitation of Hon. David Wilmot, the Republican candidato for Governor, to a public discussion. Some ridiculous contrasts have been drawn in consequonco of General Paokee' s declension. The taere fact that the Democratic eandidatc for Governor has not deemed it proper to meet Ms Republican opponent in joint discussion, has suggested to cortain objectors the example set by Governor BiaWB in his memorable canvasses of '61 and 64, and that of Governor Wise, of Virginia, in 1854, and also the presidential campaign of 1856. It these objectors will look carefully at the instances they have cited, they will find that inno one caao has the proposition for a joint discussion been agreed upon by opposing candidates. Gov. Bjqle& ca...
Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
TELEGRAPHIC From Washiugton. [SPECIAL PESPATCU FOX TBg PRE88.) ¦Wabdinotos , Aug. 11,1857.—tha ovflrvfUeUttlns vie toty just won by tho Democratic part y In the Southern aud Soutliwealtttn States is regarded here as a decisive declaration ia f&roc of sustaining the Administration. The opposltlou nought to create disaenuloas &ud divisions in out tanks on the Kansas-Walker matter, but the result showa that the effort tea signally failed , aad we look confidently for a similar result la Georgia , Mississippi, and Louisiana. It is estimated that the massive structure of granite, called the extension of the Treasury Building, will take three or four years to complete (t, and cost, to execute fully (he plan adopted years ago, some $4,000,000. It % HI be a " strong l>ox'' to keep safe Uncle Sam 's money, provided Congress will sustain by its action the economical admini at ration of the Treasury Department determined upon by Governor Cobb, and which meets with ...
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THE QUESTION OF CUBA. No.matter how t,h<j f&tal and Irresponsible expeditions againstCubamay have delayed tho final acquisition Of that island by the United States, political event's daily transpiring are ripening ' the fruit, and it will not be many years, we trust, before the grand desideratum is accomplished. Tho internal, condition of Spain, the misrule of tho rulers, the misery of the people, tho reduced and reducing revenues of tho government, and all those evils which surely precede the breaking up of that great power which at one thne lorded it with irresistible sway over all the South American continent, pblnt'to this conclusion. A few commercial facts may show, in addition to the political reasons we haVe suggested, tho rapid tendency of present events to the annexation of Cuba to the United States. Nor should it be forgotten that at the moment Great Britain is pursuing her conquests in the Chinese seas, she is for the thousandth time blindly and wil...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
• - • <- a ' - --; -'<- f . - . ' -¦ - : WEpNiESDAT, APGUST 12, 18o7. DEMOCRATIC, NOMlNATIO^sT; ¦ TOltOOVBRNOtt, WILUAJt ' ?. PACKER, : '[ , or i-TCoiimo oo ' mwr. ¦ ' ibh JVOQEB <JF TH«?.SOTJU#l>B, COURT, , ,. WILLIAM STKOW. , or sfxca cqv2TT,~,_' . JAMES THOMPSON, at iki«,<K7BSJT. " ' *OB. CA!IU WtlifeHSSIONER, .NIMKOD'STPICKLAKD. or ontstiii aotmir. • (HrjEdUoiW''* 41 * 8 outside*. "Mr.CAi.-¦ocii's,Gre»t Jfrophecv," "The Greatest of Bevolutfons» ''/' Street Nomenclature. " '\~ •*¦ '¦ ¦ / ' —— ¦ —.—*-i- " ; ¦ ' 1M4W9 BY THE CANADA. Xhe CanaAa, which arrived atHulifax yesterday evening, left Liverpool on Saturday, AugiVit.lisVand brings three days' later news than wa» received by the /ndia and Fulton, Our UlegwpWo report gives particulars. The more important points are that the Goodwood cop had been run for, and^rio? and Prioress, the American, hows, ' had coma in fifth and sixth), that the Atlantic telegraph cable had arrived a^Corlc, ' whence ...
Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
THE BRITISH COLONIAL EMPIRE British India, of which Hmdostan contains a population of MO,(KK> i 0u1) of human beings—90,000,000 of these being tmbjects of Groat Britain, 40,000,000 the subjects of allies, and 10,000,000 the subjects of independent States—•this region , the seat of tho present Insurrection, extends from the 8th to the 34th degree of north latitude, and from the 08th to the 92d degree of cast longitude—being from north to south in length 1,800 miles, and from east to west 1,600 miles. Next 1n importance to tho East India possessions are those of Vest India, —comprising Jamaica, Trinidad, Granada, St. Vincent, Barbadoes, St. Lucia, Dominica, the islands of Antigua, Nevis, Monserat, St. Christopher, (or St. Kitt's) Tortolla, Anguillu, the Bahamas, and the Bermudas. Then comes South America, with British Guiana, Central America, with Honduras, then tho Falkland Islands. Next comes British North America-Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, ...