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• i! KV n«l£i •AOTD GEJTERAE ADVERTISER. ^* jVfc 29.—Vol. XVII.] \%Ui. -:. \'XT *%.•&. Wednes8ay, December 14, 1825. [Wtia«^r86L ElSHED ON WEDNESDAYS, BY JA3MCBS BOCtSttfe, PRINTING OFFICE, BOOKSTORE ^BINDERY, ^GENEVA, Ontario Co. (N.Y-) MltlS.— To villa S e subscribers, $2 ttio'e^nving out of the village who it the Bookstore, and to those who re- ' the paper by mail, $2,. Companies of not less than:,ten,<#l ° payable when the papers are taken. papers discontinued \vithouf payment arrea ASvERTlSEMEiis rted at the usual rates^A liberal de- .,,.„ to those who. advertp by the year. Handbills, Cards^fBlanks, and all -*\'\*'\• * executed at the Lit notice and lowestyrices. NEW AND gHEAP iw<f Winter Goods I, the GENEVA CASH STORE. D. B m UA&& & CO. •.WE received their Fall and Winter Supply ; comprising every variety of behest and most fashionable kinds, of Lvlish, India, French and American Ich have been-purchased since Goods fallen in price, and which they are lied to offer to their customers much Iper than ever. hey have also received an extensive sup- k very choice . teas, Liquors Sf Groceries. Jo a few casks of fine BURTON ALE, Vibheifs London BROWN STOUT ; fa complete assortment of IRD-WARE and CUTLERY ; KIN A, GLASS and EARTHEN , WARE; [ON; NAILS; STEEL; vYILS; VICES, &c. fee. orocco, Pmnelle and Satin SHOES and BOOTS. On hand— |e and Upper Leather, & Calf Skins. Ill Kinds of PRODUCE received in nent for Goods. 500 BARRELS IA&SSS & nans SALT. •HIMa, Oct. HI, 1825. 55 tew Winter Goods. f JOZEST StSOT & CO. AT their store in Tillman's Building?, Seneca-st. are now receiving their supplv of Fall and Winter GOODS, which as Iiilcilse themselves to sell as cheap pc obtained west of Albany. assortment of |v have a very extensive ~1. '\J \Crockery , Hard, ] Uass & } Wares. &C. Hollow n utlery, |her with a choice and extensive se- lection of ll'ORS, TEAS and SUGARS. .. which nil] be sold for Cash or most J of Produce. {J^ Cash paid for |t, Pot and Pearl Ashes, pro. December C, 1825. 60 EOCK © MTJOJYURY. T HE subscriber is just receiving his Full and Winter sup- ply of BOOKS ik. ST A- TI'ONARV, compris- ing a very large and which will be sold at cannot fail of being satisfactory. JAMES BOGERT. p \ 18th Oct. 1U25. WINTER SUPPLJT. A. H. NICHOLS HAS just opened an elegant assortment of Fall and Winter ©•©CDS, which he briers at WHOLESALE on RETAIL cheaper than articles of like quality have ever been sold in the country. He is par- ticularly desirous that his customers would ' call and examine for themselves. His'stock j£p\sists in part of Black, blue, green, olive, mixt, brown and drab Broad Cloths; Black, blue, brown and mixt Cassimeres; Ladies' Cloths ; Satinetts; Coatings; Plain and figured Flannels; Lion Skins; Plain and figured Bombazetts &, Ratinetts; Bangup Cords; Cassimere Shawls; Valencia Shawls—an elegant article; Silk Velvets, plain and striped ; Canton Crapes; cut and uncut Plushes; Black and white Satins ; Sinchews ; Levantines, plain and figured ; Sarcenets; Gios de Naples ; Gros de Tas & Florences; Bobbinet; silk, cotton and thread Laces; Norwich Strides ; Cords and Braids ; Black and white silk Hosiery and Gloves; Figured and plain India, Swiss and book Muslin; Gymps; black Plumes ; Elegant and fashionable Calicoes ; Rich ombre and garniture Ribbons; Tartain and Caroline Plaids; Umbrellas; Domestic Shirtings, Checks and Bed r I lck- ings, Sheetings, Plaids, Stripes &, Ging- hams; Cotton Yarn; Ladies' morocco &, stuff Shoes, &tc. he. Also—;A choice lot of fresh Groceries, Crockery, Hardware, Glassware, Iron, Steel, Wails, &c. Together with a variety of new and fash- ionable Goods, comprising almost every ar- ticle called for, which will be sold at the very lowest prices, or exchanged for Pot and Pearl Ashes, Wheat, Rye, Corn, Oats, Flax seed, Pork, Whiskey, Tallow, Butter, Eggs, Flannel, Socks Si Geese Feathers. For sale, WINDOW GLASS of all si- zes, SALT, POTASH KETTLES, fcc. Geneva, 1st December, 1825. 60 CASK FA23> FOB. WBS/UBi THE subscriber having taken the Store-formerly oc- cupied by Mr. Bayly, cor- ner of Seneca and Water Streets, wishes to purchase a quantity of WHEAT, for which Cash will be paid at all times, at the highest market price. He. has on hand a very general assortment of consisting of most articles required by the inhabitants, viz : Staple and Fancy Goods, of all kinds; Hyson, Young Hyson Ik. Hyson Skin Teas; Cogniac and Spanish Brandy; Cherry Brandy ; Holland Gin ; Jamaica and St. Croix Rum; Madeira, Teneriffe, Malaga ) Jr . . „ . ' ° > ft mes; and Corsica ) Cordials and Confectionary, of all kinds; Lump and brown Sugars ; Molasses; Codfish and Mackeicl; Maecaboy and Scotch Snuff; Tobacco, of all kinds ; China, Glass and Earthen Ware, kc kc. All of which will be sold low, and all kinds of country Produce received in pay- ment— Also, Flax seed, Timothy Ik, Clover .seed, Butter, pipe, hlid. k barrel Staves. \•* ABNER DAVIS. Geneva, November 1b, 1\21. •> <S assortment I that c vvooos o Dye Stuffs. atei!\ (E subscriber lias received and has {\won hand a lnr' r e and complete as- N of DYE WOODS and DYE jFS, the quality of which is inferior l e eier offered in this market. Also Pd> a general assortment of Prints, Oils, Sfc. ' w ill be sold, wholesale or retail, on Sonable terms as articles of the same can be purchased in the state. JAMES McCLURE. f'fl. l August 8, 1825. 43 ^quantity of Hogs' BRISTLES. Y<y> formed a Partnership in the 'RACTICE OF LAW—office in r Buildings near the Bank. They | ll % ask a share of patronage. y!^l_Hec 13, 1824. 9_ IT received at the Geneva Bookstore, . ^EECHES of the different Gov- Fotfie Legislature of the state of New- ^\mmencing with those of George ar >d continued down to the pres- K\ Elements of French and Eng- ™. ( 'i\<ation. P Minora, fee &c. F f0 ''fr4, 1825. MEDICINE THE subscriber informs Physi- cians and the public generally, that he will in future sell Drugs and Medicine at the New-Yoik prices, adding transportation, having made arrangements in the city this spring for that purpose. He is now iarriv- ing an extensive assortment of every article in the Apothecary line, selected by himself and warranted to be of the (list quality. FANCY ENGLISH AM) FRENCH ew Goods, AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. c. w. ssxrai? HAS just returned fiom New- York, and has brought with him as suitable and fashionable an as- sortment of MERCHANDISE as could be selected for this season. Comprising Drab and blue Cloths, of various prices; Mixed Cloth, for military dress; Ladies' Pelisse cloth, grey, bhieyind purple; Cassimeres and Vestings; v. The best of Trimmings, for clothes, fee. Elegant Chintz Calicoes, dark, colours in- dellible, warranted; Phy>and figured Levantines; Sinchews and Grodenap Silks, various co- lors, very cheap ; Plain and figured Muslins ; Marine, for winter curtains, good quality; Thread Laces, cheap; Elegant Ostrich Feathers, very fashionable; Fancy silk Cords and Buttons, for Ladies' dresses, fee. Childien's Tippits and Handkerchiefs; Caroline fe tartan Plaids, cheaper than ever; Blue Camblet: Shell Combs ; Sea Island Shirtings and Sheetings, best quality; ^ A thousand other articles too numerous to mention. Three elegant Alabaster TIME PIE- CES; cheaper than can be purchased in regs, or •&!»£ smtDs, in Carrels and half barrels. PRODUCE will be received in payment. Wanted to purchase, Bees-wax, Butter, Feathers, dried Peaches and Apples, Rags, fee. for which the highest price will be paid. N. B.—All Notes and Accounts not set- tled by the 1st January will be sued. Geneva, Nor. 22, 1825.^ 58 Patent Medicine, Dry & ground Faints, Ground Brushes and Painters' Colors, Swaim's Panacea; James' Dyspeptic Pills; Anderson's Cough Drops; Peleg White's celebrated Salve; Fresh Betty Oil; Seidlitz Powders; Pastorellis' Thermometers; Hull's spring Truss; Olive Oil; 12 doz. limpid cold pressed Castor Oil; Square bot. Cologne Water; Bottle Corks; Lee fe Thompson's Blacking: Spices; • Poland Starch; Sealing Wax and Waiers; Smelling Bottles ; Otto of Roses; Tooth, hair and flesh Brushes; and A splendid assortment-of Ladies' fashionable Fancv Articles: Comprising the best Assortment ever bro't into the Western Country. AH vhich will be sold for Cash or approved credit. WILLIAM HORTSEV Geneva, April ZQ, U25. J^ NEW fe LARGE SUPPLY OF WHOLESALE fe RETAIL. nplIE subscriber has just received an ex- -*• tensive and general assortment of GOODS, which have been purchased with great care and attention to cheapness of price and ex- cellence of quality, and will be sold at cor- responding low prices. WANTED—Wheat, Pot and Pearl Ash- es, and CASH. R. M. BAYLY. Genffia, Sept. IP, l.'<25. 4!> Looking Glasses. llpSa}ED TnE subscriber has just re- ceived a very elegant and exten- sive assortment of Gilt and Ma- hogany Framed, Pier, Toilette fe Sconce LOOKING GLAS- SES, ofthe latest patterns, u Inch he will dispose of at the Albany without transportation. JAMES McCLURE. Genera, Mai/ 16, 1.\.'-::>. 32 Jilil'l.it t rI 1 ft !l i! ' <l J III: :t prices Nails. NE hundred casks 3d, Id, Cd, 8d, ind, l-2<], and 20d, CUT NAILS. For Sale extremelv low for Cash—by G. STAFFORD fe CO. Seneca-Street. Geneva, December Mil, 1821. 8 Oil. JLiver *'|PIIE subscriber offers for s-ile, low for I cash, SEVENTY BARRELS Liv- er Oil, of the best ninlitv. ANDREW P. TILLMAN. Geneva. Scut. 9, 1825. *« pt. lso, in the a larcre StaVes & Heading. ANTED, a quantitv of BARREL STAVES fe HEADING for which Cash will be paid, on delivery at Tillman's Wharf. Also, CASH paid for WHEAT, TIMOTHY, CLOVER fe FLAX-SEED. ALSO, 100 bbls. Salt, for Sale at the lowest pi ice, at the store formerly occupied by R. M. Bay- lv corner of Seneca and Water streets. 3 ABNER DAVIS. Geneva, Jan. 2-1, 1325. 15 ITB, OILS, stick and groum and complete assortment of Drugs & Medicines, just received and for sale bv J'.-CARTER. Geneva, Oct. 5, 1825. & LORILLARDS ^OR Sale on Consignment, Lorillard's superior SNL'FF and TOBACCO, at the New-York vholesale prices. 20 boxes Bir Soap. 50 \ eld Shaving Soap. 20,000 Spanish Segars. R. M. BAYLY. Dec. 1th 1821. Samuel Southworth, PHYSICIAN fe SURGEON, \S1TAS Removed hj>s office into the new JO- brick buildings on the west sid' 1 of the Public Square. He solicits a share of public patronage. Grfltvn, August, 1! 45 &c. »feel, jTons Swedes IRON, as- \\''*' sorttd' flat and square. 10 tons old Sable Russia Iron. .-} tons English do 2 \ Ameiican do 2 \ Nail Rods. 5 tons Hoop and Band Iron, assorted. 1 \ American STEEL. 10 cwt. Navlop and Saunderson (L) Steel. 5 \ Cast Steel. 10 \ German do. 1 ton plated Sleigh Shoes. For Sale, very low for Casli—by G. STAFFORD fe CO. Genera, Of/? Derember, 1821. F To Printers. OR Sale, a Fount of BB.BV2B3R, is. about two-thirds worn. J. BOGERT- $ 56? ,600!! :tfeto=¥orfe State Class No. 3, for 1825. T O be drawn the 4th. of January next. •Only i$,190 KICKEffiS in the LOTTERY, which contains the following uncommonly rich rasing. 1 TVvzfc oi $1^0,000. 1 1 1 2 4 10 39 78 468 4446 a u (4 (t u a u u u u 50,000 Dollars, 20,000 Dollars, 10,500 Dollars, 5,000 Dollars, 2,500 Dollars, 2,000 Dollars, 1,000 Dollars, 500 Dollars, 100 Dollars, 50 Dollars, Lowest prize in the Lottery 50 dollars. Price of Tickets #50, Halves $25, Quar- ters #12 50, Eighths #6 25, Sixteenths $3 12 1-2 cents. FOR SALE AT ToTtxuie'a Head QAiarteTrs where have been sold a greater amount of PRIZES than at any office west of Utica. R. M. BAYLY. Geneva, Oct. 5, 1825. NOTICE. T HE partnership heretofore existing un- der the firm of EDDY fe BAKER, was dissolved on the 21st of October inst. by mutual consent. Accounts with said firm will be settled by Asa Eddy, who is du- ly authorized to do so. DANIEL M. BAKER, ASA EDDY. ASA EDDY returns thanks to his cus- tomers for their former patronage, and in- forms them that he continues to keep the Gitocsmir STOS.B, formerly kept-by Eddy fe Baker. lie man- ufactures and will keep constantly on hand, Ladies' and Gentlemen's BOOTS and SHOES of all kinds, and of best quality. Also, a large quantity of Sole and Upper Leather, of excellent quality. Cash paid for Hides. He offers for Sale, a .large and general assortment of GB.O€ERIES, comprising all articles in that line usually called for. \Likewise Shoe fe Pen Knives; Knives and Forks; Shifrf Pincers, Ham- mers and Rasps; Shoe, Paint and White- wash Brushes, fee. Gen»va, 28fA Oct. 1825. 55 Sheet Iron. IIREE tons English sheet IRON. 2 tons Russia do. do. 1 \ Philadelphia do. do. 20 boxes Tin Plate, l-A X 1000 lbs. Iron Wire, assorted. For sale lou for cash—by (i. STAFFORD fe CO. Grntra, Dec. 8, 1821. Eagle Tavern. JL-=A HP HE Subscriber having be- p,,,\Jf JL come interested in a line nil <m of S ta ^ es ' ant ' Dein e desirous -feaJLols. to devote his time and attention to that business, wishes to RENT the Ea- iile Tavetn in this village, at present occu- pied l.y him, together with the Furniture ami Vppuitenances. The reputation of the Ea^le Tavern is well established ; it is well furnished, and for convenience is perhaps unequalled by any in the Western District. One or two lines of Stages will stop at said house. The Furniture will be rented with the house or sold, at. the option of the per- son taking the stand. Terms will be rea- sonable. \Application to be made to the .subscriber on the premises. LAWRENCE LYNCH. Geneva. Oct. 31,, 1825. 55 ^— \ To Rent, ON reasonable terms, an elegant STORE, conveniently situated for mercantile business, on the west side of the public square, near the Geneva Hotel. Also, two ROOMS, pleasantly situated for OFFICES, in the building near the Bank, For terms apply to the subscriber, at his house, a few doors south of the Hotel. SAMUEL SOUTHWORTH. Geneva, Sept. 20, 1825. J 0- ;&. THE subscribers will receive all kinds of GRAIN in pay- ment for Stoves, at their HARD-WARK STORE, in Seneca street, Geneva. PARKER fe Co. 57 TALLMADGK Nov. U, 1825T Geneva, Oct. 19. enno ilucks, TWENTY full blood MERINO BUCKS, for sale by [53] T. D. BURRALL. •;• Geneva, Oct. l!ij,1852' NOTICE. LL notes and accounts due the Sub- scribers, that are not paid by the first of December next, will be put into the hands of an Attorney for collection. AYRAULTfeCo. Cenrra. 1st Nov. 1825. 55 ••!3W • A 1 From the Baltimore Morning Chrorikle. MURDER OF MISS CUINNINGHAM. The following notice \of this horrid deed, with some particulars not heretofore stated, is now published in the hope that it may yet contribute to the detection of a monster not fit to live. It is still involved in mystery. On Monday, the 4th day of April last, Evelina- Cunningham, a young wsomara who lived near Charlestown, in Cecil county, Maryland, left her> home to go to a rela- tion's not far distant, taking with her a child of a relative, about four years old.— She had to pass a short distance on the post- road leading from Havre de Grace to Elk- ton. About 11 o'clock in the day, she stop- ped at a house on that road, where she was invited to wait awhile, and told that the man of the house and his wife intended go- ing the same way, and would walk with her- She replied that the child walked ve- ry slow; that she would therefore go on, and they might overtake her. These peo- ple were delayed, and .did not leave the house until about 1 o'clock. While on their way, they observed a strange man come out of the woods, .near where Miss Cunningham was afterwards found, carry- ing a bundle, and wearing a dark colored surtout, who asked, as he passd them, \How far is it to the ferry ?\ (Havre de Grace fer- ry.) No uneasiness was entertained by the family which Miss Cunningham had left, it being supposed she was~at the house she in- tended to visit. On the following Friday morning, the cEild, in almost a famished state, was discovered standing at a branch by a neighboring woman, who, knowing the child, asked it \ Whom it came with ?\ It answered, \ With aunty.\ \ Where is your aunty ?\ The-child, pointing to the woods, said \ up there.\ \ Why did not she come with you ?\ \ Aunty is asleep,\ it answered,\ I could not wake her.\ Per- sons went immediately to make search, one of whom following the tract which the child had made in going to and from the branch, was led directly to the lifeless body of Miss Cunningham. Ofthe horrible and blood chilling spectacle which it exhibited, we are permitted only to say, that on her body and neck were found eleven wounds, as from the stabbing of a knife; her hands were cut, as if from seizing the weapon; and the blood- vessels on one side of the neck were cut in two. From the extended position of' her arms and hair, she appeared to have been diagged by the feet from the place where she was first wounded. She had worn black woisted stockings, which were pulled off and taken away : whether they were mark- ed or not, is not known. She was found with one shoe on. The child said it had put on one of aunty's shoes, but could not get on the other. It could give no oth- er information of the inurdct than that \a big ugly man cut aunty with a knife.\— The little sufferer had continued with the body from Monday till Friday, ],-nving it only to go to the branch todrinK, but often crying and begging its \aunty\ to awake and get up. The lower part of a shirt sleeve, evidently torn oil, was found at the spot, and is still kept. One John Conners, a native of Canada, and a shoe maker by trade, was arrested in Virginia on the 1st June, and haslately been tried in Maryland for the above murder.— He was acquitted on full pr of that at the time the ciime was-perpetrated he was in Millersburg, Kentucky. This man's arrest quieted inquiry as to others. On the day of the murder a sltanger crossed the ferry at Havre de Grace, who paid the ferryman a striped cotton jai ket with sleeves, for his ferriage. This man had with him a bundle, and wore a dark colored surtout, supposed to be of bottle green. A man in a similar dress, and also having a bundle, was over- taken on the road bv a boy in a eic, and as- ked the boy to let him ride. On being re- fused, he got into the gig, and continued in it till they saw Miss Cunningham at some distance, and whom they would soon have met, when the man jumped out and sat down on the side of the road. On the previous Saturday night, two men, a woman, and a child, who said they had come from the Potomac canal,-lodged at a house in Cecil county, near the Chesapeake and Delaware canal. About 12 o'clock on Sunday, being a stormy, snowy day, they left the house for the canal. Eaily on Mon- day morning, one of the men returned, got his bieakfa&U and took from his bundle sev- eral articles of clothing, which lie left, say- ing they belonged to the other man, who re- turned and took them the next riav. The woman and child did not return. The man who return<°d on Monday morning soon left the house, to go back, as lie said, to the Po- tomac canal, and pa c sed on the post road from EJktnn towards Havre de Grace. He wore a dark colored coat, and had w ith him a bundle. On or about the 13th April a man was ar- rested in Baltimore, who, on his examina- tion before a magistiate, stated to the ma- gistrate and a gentleman present, that he saw thcyojmg woman who was murdered in Cecil county; that he was sitting in the wood on the road side when she passed by; that he remained in the neighborhood till Friday, when she vvris found; that in passing along the road he was afraid, being a stranger, that he might be taken up, and asked a gen- tleman on the road tojet him ride in his car- riage, or remain in company with him, the latter of which he did ; that he saw the fu- neral, and was sorry to think that so fine looking a young woman should have been so cruelly treated; fe finally, that be came from Havre de Grace to Baltimore by water. This man, when arrested, had a dark sur- tout and a bundle with him. What is yet more strange, he told the magistrate and the other gentleman, that he came from Cana- da, and that his name was John Conners. The boy mentioned above, and another per* son, being sent fot, said he was not the man they had seen on the road. He was dis- I executive proclamation /pr th(<3.'detection of the destroyer of Miss C. Editors through- out the union are respectfully'yemiested to give publicity totjie aboye. Ariy informa- tion or intelligence by. letter or otherwise, transmitted to either of the Baltimore edit- ors, will be gladly received, arid properly used to bring so foul an offender ip justice. Public distres^r-The distress in v th& W»-.^ ney fharket, ahd'pHrtieularly.am^n^ $<l^ most industridus and responsible of out l*M$£jJ| chanics, has not beeri\equal|^r3atanypejri^»3 If we cannot remedy the .evilj \we shaUJaS a day or two, look into the .eailsje of Jt^^n^'W endeavor, if possible, totrac^it^its^otfrtJ^)^; At present it will be sufficient to'^ayj jtUaft:;lJ the refusal to take the notes of good cOttntry,^ banks by thg, city banks, has nearly ^f||/^ stioyed the^fausines^;o|f!i^.yf|^o^^|^^ goods can be sold, ancf retallefl%^|lA|li^- venture to purchase, Notes of substantial country banks, are selling at immense dis- counts to brokers, in consequence of a want of staple currency, which the city banks must establish. We understand that nine of the city banks agreed to continue taking ndtgs of country banks if one more would coricflf; hill fhe following refused: The Branch Bank .of 4hej : ,^ States, the New York, Phoenix, Fiittc|a'P^^jr|;/and Maa* .. haften Banks. The ^ra^^k;^^^ entered into the original aft-^^^m^^^M ||§ I has, in connection,wi{h a'grbminent banS^^^| t | ing- house, made'so|n(^ i 'irt 1 fer,||t to prodft!pi|^^||| this state df things \\\ ' T - • notes . . ... ....„„„ . ; „„ ^:-ii-«w g »* X g»^/v.T accounts with \'those ban&*y.glipfSqi^|||^ quence of the failure^ t^fffqr^ifjfp^wey ' pronounce the whole ba'dy..wlp^ioTily one or two which have.jOalJed wefe, rjedeeraed by the committee of the b^alk&i. .'•> Country merchants are compelled to car- ry back money which they brought .here to pay their debts with, for purchases or to meet their notes. Merchants and mechan- ics cannot afford to lose the discount es- tablished by brokers, and the country pur- chasers also cannot afford to sustain their .,. - loss, therefore they cany home^hf .goO,dy|£;^ money brought down to the city.^^|s^|fe|tS|;.^ ft i ranges the wholesome current of &sinelJ||F^* and produces the distress and ruin which ensue. Our merchants and mechanics must be sustained, and means must be found to do this. More anon.— Noah's Adv. /w^' Adventures of a Note. —On the 16th inst. a certain house in this city, then in good cir- cumstances, called at the Manhattan Bank, to take up their note, which according to their memorandum book, fell due on that day, for gl2,500, but on application at the Bank, they were assured by the clerk that no such note was there; they then applied to their indorser to learn what Bank it was lodged in, and were informed the Manhat- tan Bank. Back they went to the Manhat- tan, and receiving the same answer as be- fore, they desisted from any further search. But on the 21st inst. they received a notice, that the note had become due, and was so on the 16th but that it had been entered by the mistake of the clerk as arriving at ma- turity on the 21st. But alas J in the mean. time the house had become bankiupt, ow- iiv. r to the misfortune of a distant firm.— Quere.—The endoiser having been by this accident exonerated, who bears the loss ?— Ev. Post, Nov. 25. v^««* Tlie following pertinent remarks aro from an Address dc-livprfd in Allmny, at thr late Canal Ci'|p|)i,«iinii, IIVWM JAMES, £<*{. one nf the car- lieM mid most efficient friends of the canal policy in thw ntnto. \ It is those only whose genius and ta- lents have controlled and applied electricity and steam to useful purposes, and not the fit st observer ofthe power and force of these agents, who are the benefactors of .man- kind. It is he who demonstrates the mode and practical pow er of extending our knowl- edge and increasing our happiness, and not he who might have dreamed or wished that such could be clone, who confers benefits or merits the meed of gratitude. We shall therefore pass unnoticed the futile contro- versy on original notions about connecting the Waters of our Lakes with the Ocean, as totally irrelevant to the subject. It is aeon- - trivance of morbid and spleenful -minds, who would rather that the greatest Wpjk, of our Nation should descend to posterity with the superstitious inscription observed by a n •— Apostle on an Athenian Altar, than award ' due merit to cotemporary benefactors.-*- They only whose talents developed the means, and whose exertions, perseverance and influence, induced the liberality of the : State to commence and consummate tlie , great 'enterprise, particularly deserve the • gratitude of the People on this occasion.'* BALLOTS.—We have seen enough of\ the late election to convince us, and every *' reflecting man will say the same, that-when-\ <• ever $he county officers are to be eleete'd they should be put upon a separate ballot from the members of assembly. IndefedJ We \ see no good reason why the \Governor :Lt.' Governor, Senator &, Assemblymen^houldT\ not be put upon the same ballot, for he that > is entitled to vote for the one, has also th'e right to vote for all. Whoever will take th'e pains to examine the canvasses in the.seve- ral counties, when they shall have been of- ficially made, will see that as regards the ba!- „ lots containing the Sheriffs, Clerks, Assern- blymes and Coroners, there has been much. of what -may be called cross-firing. That is to say, the ballots were a complete med- ley ; for many candidates for local offices cared but little who their neighbors voted for, so that?their names were on the ticket' and again we see that some candidates for the assembly have not hesitated to support their political opponents for local offices it by that means they could further their owli t views. This peil-mell mixing of candidates fdjj state and county officers, has created MUfcfy v»« tf ,tl,.< o ^^\SiS^^^tTfSSj^^f M^mm&mms&M wft.&»'*ft-&$§

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