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-saw tmtm ■ rarganwigBah ■5185E6 4* PCBLiSHisb. KVXKT WEDNESDAY, ' • * afct5# 2 : p e r a l i i i i l m , i n A d r a i n e e . ■‘H - :■ i*ift 'fypJTX • , i : i^ Q iric*. at J . R . .Orton’s B ookstore. .n i f A t E s O f A p y E R t t s i i f f g ; _ square on? week, ‘ - .W ~$00 ’ ' - \ \ ' I - ' a “ - ^ , three week*. - If--s. ' ' .................. -n- ; ' j 1 3W * Q ltfxolam n 1 year, 50 00 OQ. 15 00 30 00 5 OO *jtirlLeg*l advertisements at the r a ta tlioWefl by law. ecplumn 1 yjear,. |opsi| Cards not exceeding lOlinos, Sfc TI7TORTG^AGE SALE.- w w . i l l (oFUjiion , • B roorne^fcounty ; mortgagee,' Da- -Mortgagor, Amy W est :ounty; mbttgagecy Da­ vid Crocker ofLansing, Tompkins County;, mort- ^gM e fdptedJithjuly !842.and.recorded 16th. July 11)42, jnlfoooTne county Clerk’s office in Book’or mortgages No.TO/-page 243, conditioned for the jB^nientof thesUm bf §237,10; <amount claimed to be;due fat the date of. thisnouee $283-/77* , Des­ cription of moftgagetk premises— 7 A ll that certain: Ja?m pispareei of land situate in Union aforesaid, lfeiiig fifty six acres and thirty fotirrods' p fjajid, to be:taken-from the southside of one h iindredand thirty six and an half acres o f land, ..from the east end o f L ot number forty six in the .grand division oLthevBoston Purchase, by a line parallel wi[h the sputhlm e cVthe lot -, being the land, and premises cohveyed by John’M. Dimmick arid'Anna his wile to the said'Am y W est, b y D eed h earing date\30tli: JnlyVlS39. Default h aving been, made in fhe pay- ipent,p£ the monies secured tob^paidby.saicimort- gage,' and by virtue o f a “p o w er‘therein contained, lire said m jrtgdge will be foreclosed in pursuance the statute, andthe premises therein .described 'will-bs sold: at public auction, -to the highest bidder t o Thursday the 4th. day of September (next, at 10 tf clock J l . M .; a tthe Court House inthe viRage of Bitfghamfofl .—Dated lO'.h June, f845. -,'J2rtds DAVID CROCKER, Mortgagee. JfttjO M E COMMON PLEAS—Ammi Doub'e- day vs Luther GoPdenough and David Ross. In Partjtion,. , . ,By vi rtue pf an order made- and entered m the a - . boVe cause dated the 9th day of June 1845 will be sold bv or under the direction oi the subscribers commissioners duly appointed, by the said court to utake Such Sale, on the 15th day of A ugtist n e x t at fO-o’ciock, in the forenoon of that day a tthe Phenix H o tel in the villiage of Binghamton in the county of Broome all those two certain pieces, or parcels of land situate lying and being in the Town of Vestal described as follows: a certais saw mill, and the land on which the same now stands together with a ll the water mill pi ivileges, said water &e. to the said mill belon 2 ing, being the sanae situated oh a Certain lot fn Vestal Conveyed to said GoodenougV hyR . C jllins. ALSO, oiie other prece of land on the east side-of the creek and being the same on which there is a saw mill now.built, including suf­ ficient land lor mill, said water ways and all neces­ sary p'rivileges for said mill the said, last pieceof land; being part of said conveyed by said Collins to* said Goodenoiigh June 5, 1828, Recorded iuB.o >k 13 page 383, and the premises are describ’d therein ay part, o f One Hundred acres from the south side dfl6t.No. 11 Nichols Patent. Dated June24th 18-15. * ; BA R Z ILLAI M ARVIN, ) CH ARLES .W .SA N F O R B , } Com’ers. ” , RICHARD M A T H E R , . ) ’ B. N-! L oomis * Atl’y. , 14 A d m i n i s t r a t o r s n o t i c e — in pursu­ ance of an Order ol the Surrogate of tbe County of Broome, notice is hereby given to all persons who have claims against the estate of John Todd, deceased,to exhibit tlte same vyiflvthc vouch­ ers there<>i7 tothe undersigned, administratrix and. administrator of tlie said deceased, at the dwelling House of James B. Church in Lisle, in said County on or before the 3d day of January next.- Dated J u ­ ly 2d, 18-15. 15'-Gm * LUCY B. TODD, Administratrix-, JAMES B. CH U R C H , Administrator.. • TYT O T ICE.—In pursuance of an Order of John JlN R, Dickinson, Surrogate of ,the County of Broome, notice is hereby given, to all persons tiavihg claims against the estate of John W . T. Potter, late o f Conklin in said county, deceased, to present the same, with the vouchers thereof to the undersigned at her residence in Conklin aforesaid piybr before the lOth day o f November next.—Da­ ted M av 8,1845. - • M ARGARET PO T T E R , Ti7-6m -Administratrix. kSi ,Y* ¥ m N e w P l o u g h M a n u f a c t o r y . ARMERS TA K E NOTICE.—T h e subscriber v' has co.ninreneed the manufacture of Ploughs, xutiage MBingha.mton, and is now prepared isb the Fanners pf Broome County with a ^tipferipr article, made -Of the verv best castings and timber, and of the latest and most approved pat­ terns.1 ’Persons wishing to purchase are invited to t • J \U *< ii E q u a l P r o t e c t i o n to . a l l C l a s s ^ * ”— J a m e s ] K . V O L . V I I . N O . 1 9 . ] B J N Q H A M T O N , N . Y . — W E D N E S D A Y , J U L Y 3 0 , 1 8 4 5 : [ W H O L E N O . 7 2 3 . - From the V irginia Argus. JO N A T H A N ’S V I S I T .T O A PR IN T IN G r • - OFFICE. Did y o u crer go tip to the,printers, ’ ,. And see\all of them devilf! a t work 7 I coosnotchef, if heals all to flitters - ‘ Mother’s fuss, when We kill our pork, l ’ Them fellows, tliCy stand Tight up straightj And pieklittle pieces of lead, Stuck in littlC cubby-holes, thicker, I ’ll bate, . . T h a n seeds in our big parsnip bed. ,~t\ ' T h e n they keep such a ducking-and bobbing, I’il be darn’d like aunt Peggy’s old drhke^ ^ W h e n .hc’.s g o b b iin^up corn, or^a robiu ^ Thai: stands on one leg on a stake. H o w the p lague .can they,find a jl ^ h e letters, Is mdre than,my gumption can-tell: * » T h e y call them.ere workmen'type setters, 1 A n d an -old sho'e,-they said: that wSs hell.* T h e n they’ve gofr, too, a' east iron pness; '? ' It beats father’s for cider a n d cheese:;. • / , /T i p tarnation harcl w o i k I should gttesSj , A n d it. g ives a, confounded tigr)a.ttsqueeze., v T h e r e ’s a thundering great roller,* I swow, T h e y keep pushing: the Lord k n o w s for what And the paper, ’tw'ould cover our mow. Such a whoping great sheet they have got. H o w they fill it all up i s a wonder; W h e r e the \darn fio they find so much news. A s thick as pea blossoms in summer— - W h a t a n a tion of ink they do use. By gall, I don’t-see how they pay . For so many heaps of white paper .They tell’d me they used every day; Good Lord! ’twould ruin Squire taber. I’d n o notion, I vnm, ’.taws such famel , : H a r d work to p rint papers and books; I’ll go right down and scribe tor the Argus, And go home and tell a ll the folks.' ♦Receptacle ior broken types. Indian Tradition. T o the Editor of the Buffalo Commercial Adver­ tiser; * . [It m a v interest your readers to know the I n ­ dian tradition of the origin and consequences of ihe war b e tween the F i v e ( a fterwards the i:Six” ) Nations, apd the powerful nation of the “E r i c s . ” who inhabited this -region of c o u n try, before Us subjugation hy t.he c o mbined forces of the .“ I r o ­ quois,” and of the stirring scenes w h ich have been enacted on the spot w h e r e Buffalo now stands. • - K i eu - w a n a h ] | [e ___________ ^ Call fit his manufactory, bhe door north of John A. polrie.r’is Qfii--e in Franklin st., where the Plojighs may be exam ined, and where they may be obtained as cheap as at any other establishment in the stale of New York. Ploughs will also be repaired at short, notice, and by competent and experienced workmen ; ar.d all kincls of farming produce will he-received in payment. , . *JSf. B. Ploughs ahd C A S H exchanged for all kinds c f Lumbar. - * I. TL. B A R T L E T T . Binghamton, April 2,1845. ___________ u2-tf > n i E Q U E S T I O N S E T T L E D ! ! 'H I L E the question o f Annexation isagitating the minds o f the people of T exas, W . H. No­ land, by annexing himself to H . & G. Compuing, the. celebrated reporters of P arisian Fashion--, in -Paris,1 has qualified himself in the A R T OF T A IL - OlUNGr,; to a degree be fore unknown in the an- als'of A merican A rtists . Any one who doubts this,’ ■cau satisfy himself of the truth of this state- ■men th y ■eta m ining the garments recently made at NOLAND’S EM P O R IUM OF FA S H ION, which may .be found at every Store, Hotel, Law­ yer’s or Doctor’s Office in this village, or at the E m­ porium ofFashion. Gentlemen who wish to pro­ cure a beautiful suit for the summer will please call early, Readv made clothing at the fowest pri­ ces. Don’t forget to call. W . H . NOLAND. Binghamton June 24,1845. _____ Im p o r tant N e w s frotn Europe. A r r i v a l o f t h e g r e a t w e s t e r n . — The subscribers are now receiving and open­ ing a large and well selected assortment o f C R O C K E R Y , imported direct from Liverpool expressly for this market which they c a p ,andare bound to sell cheap­ er then can be bought in any other establishment in W estern New York. Young- M arried people who a re about to commence house keeping will do Well to call and examine our st-’ck before purchas­ ing elsewhere. 0 . H. BUCKLEY & Co. Binghamton June 10, 1845. S T O P ! D R I V E R , S T O P ! ! A T CARY & CO.’S C H E A P STORE! for they do say the prettiest, best-, and Cheapest PR IN T S , can be had of, .thenij in town. . H a v e you seen their stock of C L O T H S 7 If not, -just'call and look at them, as they would like'to show you some of the best French Broadcloths in the Burgh, at prices varying from TEN SHIL- rLlNG S per yard to T E N DOLLALS. ; f^-Take off tliat ragged Coat, I say, boys! T O T H E L A D I E S !! H . NOLAND begs leave most respectful- • ly to in form the Ladies of Binghamton and Its vicinity, that he has on hand a new and beauti- rul assortment oi Perfumery and Fancy Goods, which he will be happy to dispose o f at *he lowest cash prices. Please call and examine them. Binghamton June 24, 1845, T h e E r i e s were the most powerful and w a r ­ like ofall the I n d ian tribes. T h e y resided>.at the foot of t h e great Like, (Erie.) w h e r e now stands the city of B u f f a l o ,i h e . I n d ian nam e for which was “ T u - s h u - w n y .” W h e n the E r i e s heard of the confederation which was formed between the M o h a w k s , who resided in t h e valley o f that name,, the Oneidas, the Onondagas, the C a y u g a s and the Senecas, who resided for the most part upon the shores and the outlets o f t h e lakes bearing their nam e s respectively, (called by the F r e n c h the I roquois natron.) they imagined it must be for some mis­ chievous purpose. A l t h o u g h confident of their superiority over any one of the tribes inhabiting the countries within the bounds of their know l ­ edge,they dreaded t h e pow e r of s u c h combined forces. In order to satisfy themselves in r e g a r d to ihe c h a r a c ter, disposition^an.d power, uf those they considered iheii natural e n emies, the E r i e s resorted to the f o llowinqlfreans: T h e y sent a-friendly message lo the Senedas, who were their neardstneighbors, inviting them to select one hundrfd o f ' h e i r most active, ath­ letic y o u n g m e n , to play a g a m e of ball, a g a i n s t the s a m e num b e r to be selected by tbe E r i e s , for ,a w a g e r which\should be considered worthy the occasion, a nd the character of the great nation in whose behalf the offer was made. - T h e message was received and entertained in the most r e s p e c t f u l m a r in e r . A c o u n c i l of t h e “ F i v e Nations” was called, and the proposition 'folly d iscussed, and a m e s s e n g e r in d o e ’tirriedes­ patched with the decision ofthe council, respect­ fully declining the challenge. T h i s em b o lden­ ed the E ies, and the next year the offer was; re umved. and, a f e r being a g a in considered, again ‘orm a l ly declined. T h i s was far from satisfy ing the proud lords of the “ G r e a t L a k e , ” and he challenge was renewed the third lime.—- T h e blood of the young Iroquois could no lon­ ger be restrained. T h e y importuned fhe old men to allow them to accept the challenge, and the wise councils which had hitherto prevailed, at last gave w a y arid the challenge was accept­ ed. N o t h i n g could exceed the enthusiasm with which each tribe sent forth its c h o s e n champiionsi for i h e contest. T h e only difficult) seemed to m a k e aselection. w h e r e all w e r e so w o r ­ thy. After m u c h delay, one hundred of the flow e r of fill the tribes were finally designated, and the day for their departure Was fixed. An experienced chief was chosen a s the leader o f the party, whose orders the you n g men were strict­ ly enjoined to obey. A grand council was cal­ led, and in t h e presence of the assem b led m u lt i ­ tudes, the party was c h a rged, in t h e most solemn m a n n e r, to o b s e rve a pacific course of conduct lewards their competitors, and the nation whose guests they were to become and to allow no pro by any act of a g g ression, o n their -part,but in-all respects ta acquit themselves w o r thy the representatives of a g r c a t a n d powerful people, a n x ious to culti­ vate peace a n d friendship with their n e i g h ­ bors. ’ '' Under these solemn injunctions, the party took up its line o f m a r c h for- “ T u shu-w a y .”— W h e n the chosen band had arrived in the vicin­ ity of the point of .their destination, a m e s s e n g e r was sent f o rw a r d to notify t h e E r i e s of their a r ­ rival, and the next day was set ap a r t for their entree. T h e elegant and athletic forms, the tasteful ■yet not c u m b r o u s dress, the dignified, n o b le bea T h e Iroquois having p.ow accom p lished ih e object pf t.heir visit,^proposed to l a k e t h e i r leave; but the ch i e f o f t h e Eries, addressing himself to their l e a d e r , s a i d j h e i r young men, though fair­ ly. .beatenin jthe-garpe of ball, would no.t b e satis- fied unless t h e y cou.ld have a foot race, a n d pro­ posed to m a tch ten .oftheir n u m b e r against an equal, n u m b e r . g f the lroquois parly, which was assented to, a n d t h e Iroquois w e r e again victo­ rious. „ Tb.© “ K a u k wans,” who resided o.n the E i g h t e e n M ile C r e e k , being.present as friends a n d glJies o f t h e - E r i e s , .now invited the Iroquois .party, lo visit them .before they returned home.- and -thither the w h o le, party repaired.. T h e ‘chiehof tfieJEries as- a last, trial of th.e courage tuid ,pro\yess of h is guest?, proposed io select ten men tojbe m a tched by the saifte n u m b e r . f r o m l | e Iroquois party to wrestle—rand that the vie-, ior.shQ u i d despatch his advej'sar-y on ih'e spot bv braining fiim with a tom a h a w k ’ a n d bearing ofl (the s c a lp as a trophy. •> - . T h i s sangu i n a r y proposition ..was not at all pleasing to the . I r o q u o i s : they, however, co n ­ cluded to a c c e p t the c h a llenge, with a determ in, ation shoufd they be victorious, not to execute the blood part of the . proposition. T h e cham-. pious were accordingly c h o s e n — a Sencca \yas the first to step into the ring, and threw his..ad­ versary amid the shotits oj the multitude.* H e stepped back and declined to execute his victim, who l a y passive at his feet. A s quick as t h o u g h t the^chief ofth e F r i e s seized the tom a h a w k , a n d at a s ingle blow scattered the bruins o f his van­ quished w a r r i o r over the ground. His* body was dragged out o f t h e w a y ancf a n o ther’cham pion o f the E r i e s presented himself, he was as quickly thrott-n by bis m o re powerful antago­ nist df the Iroquois party, and as quickly des­ patched bv the infuriated chief. A thiVfi met the s a m e fate. T h e c h i e f o f the I roquois party s e e ing the ter­ rible excitem e n t that agitated the multiiuds gave a signal to retreat. E v e r y man obeyed tfie s ig­ nal, and in an instant they were out of sight. In two hours they arrived in Tu-shu-w a y , gath'ered up the trophies of their victories, and were on their way home. T h i s visit o f t h e hundred w a r r i o r s of the five nations, and its results, only seryed to increase th e j e a l o u s y . o f t h e . E r i e s . and,to convince them that they had powerful rivals lo contend with. It was no pari ofiheir policy to cultivate friend­ ship and strengthen their own. potyer by cultiva­ ting peace with other tribes. T h e y knew of no mode of s e c u r i n g peace to themseiyes but by exterm inating all who. m ight oppose them ; but tbe combination of several pqvveiful tribes^ a n y one o f.whom m i g h t be al- mostan equal maid) for them, and of whose personal prowess they had seen s u c h an exhibi: tion, inspired ihe E r i e s vvith the most , a n x ious forebodings. T o cope with them collectively they saw was impossible. T h e i r only hope therefore, was in being able, by a vigorous -and sudden movement tp destroy them in detail.— W it h this view a powerful w a r party was i m n i e diately organized to a ttack the Senecas, who re­ sided at the foot of Seneca L a k e (the present site of G e n e v a ,) and a l o n g t h e banks of the Seneca riveT. It happened that at ihis time there resi­ ded am o n g the E r i e s a Seneca w h o in early life had been taken prisoner, and had married a husband of the E r i e tribe. H e died and left h e r a widow wiihout c h ildren, a s tr a n g e r a m o n g -sirangers Seeing tlie terrible note of p r e p a r a ­ tion for a bloody onslaught upon her kindred and friends, s h e formed the resolution of app r u zing them of their danger. A s soon as night v % R e a d y M ade Clothing O F A L L kinds and of our own manufacture sell­ ing at New-York prices;. June 1 0 ;’45. - C. H . BULKLEY & Go. B S P E R M O IL. > L E A C H E D S p e r r a Oil ch e a p e r than e v e r a t , 14-J.m T R I V E T T ’S. I A A A LBS SOLE LEA T H E R , just receiv j v J v J U ed and for sale at* A B B O T T ’S, (2 doors west o f the Post Office,) from 12 to 20 cents. July 1st 1845. ________________ - * ______ - TT.BPER LEATH E R AND C A L F SKINS.—- C l Thelargest, and best assortmentof U pperLea- ther and Calf Skins in Town, canbe found a t 1st. A B B O T T ’S. C LO T H S , CASSIMERS & S A T T IN E T T S a large assortment for sale Cheaper ‘than ever * offered!n Broome county —at CROSBY’S . June 3d ’45. Cheap Cash Store, 'OU R N ING Balzorines a few patterns at June 3 d ’45. . . CROSBY’S. £* r \ / \ L B S . —J ust received6000 lbsrPure, E x O U U U tra,an d N o t W f i i t e L e a d i r e s h g r o u n d and v e ry superior. F o r sale at the manufacturers prices, a t T R I V E T T ’S “ C h eap Drug Store,” force of tfie combined tribes* except the corps, ‘now became engaged, they fought\ hand to hand ahd foot to foot, the battle raged -horribly. N o quarter was asked or given on either side. ‘ A s the fight thickened and becam e rooTe d es­ perate, t h e Eries,-for the first time, ’becam e s e n ­ sible of their t r u e situation. ’-What they had long anticipated had. bdeotne a f e a rful reality.-— T h H r e nemiex had combined f o r their destr uc­ tion, and they now found-themselves engaged suddenly a n d unexpectedly- i n a s tr u g g l e involv­ in g not only the glor.y but perhaps t h e very ex­ istence of their nation. - V • ; ■ ■ • i- T h e y W’ere proud/:arid.had beeii hitherto vic-- toriotis o v e r all their enerniel.'- T h e i r s u p e r i o r ­ ity was felt and acknowledged by all ihe tribes-; they knew how ta-conquer but oot to yield. A l l th e s e ‘Considerations flashed upon the minds of the bold E r ie?, an d nerved - e v e r v arm with a l ­ most |uper-h u m a n power.* G n . t h e other hand, the limited forces of the-weaker tribes, no.w made stt;on|7by Union, fired., with spirit of e mulation e.xcitqfl to the highest pitch am o n g the .warriors of itajdiflerent t ribes,.brought for the first time to acfon concert, inspired vvith zeal and confi- d e n c ^ b y the counsels o f the wisest chiefs, and by the most e x p e rienced w a r r i o r s of a ll es, the I roquois w e r e invincible. Ugh staggered by t h e first desperate rush .r opponents, they, rallied at once,, and eir ground^ A n d now the d in of battle igher, tbe . war-club, the tom a h a w k ; the scalpjpg knife, wielded by herculean\ hands, do terribje deeds of d e a th; D u r i n g the hottest of the battle, w h ich was fierce and long, the c o rps ofreserve, consisting of the one thousand young 'men, were, by a skilful m o v e m e n t under their .experienced chief, placed in. r e a r of the Eries,o.n the opposite, side of t h e stfeajn, in am b u s h . T h e E r i e s Had been drivemseven times a c ross the stfeam, and had as often regained their ground, but t h e ^ e i g h th- time, at a given signal from their chief, the corps of you n g w a r r i o r s in am b u s h ,r u s h e d upon i h e a l m o s t e x h a u s t e d Eries. with a t r e m e n d o u s . y e ll and at once, decided the fortunes o f the day. H u n d r e d s disdained to fly- were s tr u c k down by the w a r c lubs of the vigor­ ous young warriors^ whose thirst for the blood of the enem y knew , no bounds.. A . few of the vanquished E r i e s escapedto carry the news of the terrible-overthrow to their .wives a.nd ch i l ­ dren, and their ofd Juen, whp remained al home. But the victors did\nol*Tallow them a moment’s repose, but pursued them in their flight, killing w ithbutdiscrim ination all who fell into their hands. T h e pursuit was continued for.m a n y weeks, a n d it was five months before the victori­ ous war pa. rty,of the F i v e N a tions returned to their.ffiends/to* join in celebrating the victory over i h e i r last arid most po.we.rfiil enem y , the E r i e s . Tradition adds, that m a n y years after, a pow ­ erful w a r party of the descendants of the E r i e s cam e from beyond the Mississippi,gjiscended the Ohio, crossed the c o u n t r y ; and attacked the Sen* ecas who, h a d settled in the seat of th e ir fathers at “ T u shu-tt-ay.” A g reat.battle . was tought near the present site o f t h e I n d ian Mission House in w h ich the E r i e s w e r e ' ag a i n defeated, and slaiq to a m a n , a n d their, b o n es, lie bleaching in ihe sun to the present day, a m o n u m e n t at once of the indomitable courage of the “terrible E r ies,” and their brave conquerors, the Sene­ cas. set in, t a k i n g the c o u rse ofthe N i a g a r a river, she travelled all night, a n d e a r l y next m o r n i n g rea ched. the shore of L a k e Oniario. She jum p e d into a c a n o e she found fastened to a tree, and bo Id Iy pus hed into th e open-lake. Coasting down the l a k e she arrived at the mouth of tbe Ostvego river i n t h e night, w h e r e a larg e settlement of the nation resided. She directed her sleps t o t h e h o u s e o f t h e head chief, and disclosed the object of her j o u r n e y .— She was secreted by the chief, and r u n n e r s were despatched to ail the tribes-sum m o n ing them m m e d iatelyto meet in council, w h i c h was held at O n o n d a g a Hollow. W h e n all were convened, the chief arose,, and in the most solemn manner, rehearsed a vis­ ion, in w h i c h . h e said a beautiful bird had ap- rjpg of their chief, and more than all tbe'modest demeanor of the young warriors of the Iroquois pariy, won the admiratiqn of all .beholders — They brought no arms. E a c h one bore a bat, used to throw or strike a ball, tastefully ou na mented, being a hickory stick about five feet long bent over at-the end and a thong netting wove into the bow. A fter a day t)f repose and re­ freshment, all things were arranged for the cpn- test. T h e chief of the Iroquois b ropghlforward -and-deposited upon-the ground a large pile of elegantly wrought belts of wampum, costly jew ­ els, silver bands, beautifully-ornamented moeas- ins, and other articles of great -value in the eyes of tbe sons of the forest, as. the stake* or wager, on the part of his people. .These were carefob ly. matched-by the E ries with a rticles of eq.ua value— article by article, tied together and again deposited on the pile. ~ T h e gam e began, and although contested with .desperation /and great skill by the E ries, was wen by the Iroquois, and they bore off the prize in triumph— thus ended the first, day k® P- cutter attempted to g e t out, but for w a n t of a b reeze could not succeed. In one hour the propeller Gen. W a r r e n had steam on jher and was on h e r way. She found the w r e c k twenty-one miles from the city, a n d m a d e fast a t six 0 c lock. A t h alf-past three this m o rning,got ner into the harbor. * * \ Mrs. Ford will leave at eight this morning, for her home, to contradict, bv her presence, the fearful news that has gdne before, of her death. H er appearance will be like the resurrection of one from the grave. • ‘ G r e a t F i r e a t I n d i a n a p o l t s — T h e W heeling Times'of Monday says-—-“We are inbebted'to the kindness'of o u r Postmaster for a slip c o n taining the’ information that a, very se­ vere fi re has occu r red in Tnd ianapol is; Ia. Ohe third of the city is stated fo be in- ruins/arid the post office, and m a n y of the public 'buildings, w e r e saved vvith difficulty.” - - : H u n d r e d s o f b a rr e ls of E g g s are purchased .in Canada and taken t h r o u g h L a k e C h a m p l a i n for theSouthern m a r k e t every season; and '-some­ times efforts have been m a d e b y “the E g g m e n ” to evade the Custom H o u s e laws by “ w r o n g counts,” &c. A few days since forty 'one h u n ­ dred-dozen w e r e seized by a deputy collector at W h i t e h a l l banner, for a false entry-. T h e y were imm e d iately sold a t a u ction, a s “ p e rishable goods,” and brought the sum of- $360. T h e W h it e h a l l boys c a n revel on “egg nog” for a m o n th at least.— [ P iatlburgh R e p , ' • - T h e rum o r of a g r e a t fire at t I n d ianapolis w h ich reached us from W h e e l i n g a few days since, and which repr.ser.ted that one third -of the city-had been destroyed, is .fortunately not confirmed. W e have the l n d iapolis State J o u r ­ nal o f t h e 9th which m a k e s no.mention of -such a calamity.— [ N , Y. Tribune. peared to him, and told him that a, great w a r tarty of the E r i e s was preparing to m a k e a se­ cret and sudden descent upon them and destroy th e m ; that nothing.qould save them but a n . rm mediate rally, o f a l l the, w a r riors, of the five na lions to meet the enem y before they-could be a- de to strike, the blo w. T h e s e s o lemn a n n o u n c e ­ ments were heard in breathless silence. „ W h e n the chief had finished a n d sat down, t h e r e arose; one im m e n s e yell of m e n a c ing madness, and. the earth shook w h e n the m ighty m a s s brand­ ished high in a ir their w a r clubs and stamped the ground like furiou's beasts! N o time was to be lost; a body of five thou­ sand w a r r i o r s was o r g a n ized, and‘a corps o f r e ­ serve consisting of one thousand y o u n g men, w h o had never been ’in battle. T h e btavest chiefs from all t h e tribes were put in comm a n d and spies i m m e d i a tely sent out in search of' the enem y , the w h o le body t a k i n g up a l i n e o f m a r c h in the direction from w h e n c e t h e y expected an attack. T h e advance of the w a r party w a s continued for tev e r a k days passing th r o u g h successively thesettfements of their friends, the Onondagas, th e C a y u g a s and the Senecas : but they had scarcely passed the last w i g w a m near the foot of Can-an-de-gua ( C a n a n c lagua) L a k e when-their •scouts brought in intelligence bf the advance of the E r i e s who had already crossed the Cs-nis- se-u ( G e n e s e e ) R i v e r ift£great force. T l i e E r ries had not the slightest intimation* of the ap; proach of their enemies. T h e y relied upon the secrecy and celerity of their movements to sur prise and s u b d u e the Senecas almost without re­ sistance. T h e two parties met at a point about half way between the fool ofpanandaigua Lake the G e n e s e e R i v e r a n d near the outlet of tw o sm a ll lakes near the foot o f o n e of w h ich (the H o n e o - ye,) ih e batlle was fought. W h e n 'the two par­ ties came in sight of each o;her?.the outlet ofthe lake only intervened/bet ween them* . . . T h e en tire ‘foTce of the five confederate tribes was not in view of the Eries. T h e reserVe corps •Tone thousand young, men kac^not been allow ed tq.pdvance in sight of \th© enemy. Nothing could.resist the'impetuosity of the E ries at the first sight of .an .opposing force on the opposite side ofthe stream. They rushed through itatt'd fell upon them with tremendous fury. T h e u n ­ daunted courage and determined braVery of the froquoi.stould not availagainsTsuch a terrible onslaught/ and they were compelled t^field the ground on the bank of the stream. Twwhole F a t a l A c c i d e n t a t S e a . [From the Portland A rgns of July 14 ] On Saturday afternoon, durin g the thunder storm, the brig Oraloo, Capt. F a r n u m , of Datna- riscolta, (from Boston, F r i d a y p. m.) was knock­ ed down. She was at the time about half way between Seguin and C a p e Elizabeth. She was nearly light, and had seven female passengers an’d two children— all of w h o m wereifc the c a b ­ in at the time of the disaster. ’ T h e i r nam e s were, Mrs. F o r d an<fchild,wife of Dr. Ford, of D a m a r is c o tta; Mrs. Bates and child, of Boston; Mrs: D u n b a r , of N o b lebor- ough-; Patience and A b i g a il M o n tgom e r y , and Abigail Coombs, all of Dam a riscotta ; a n d an ­ other lady, whose nam e and place of residence are not recollected. ■ T h e O. was in \com p a n y with the s c h o o n e rs Albion, of Damariscotta, and Deborah, of N. Bedford, which vessels escaped any dam a g e , and-im mediately cam e lo the assis­ tance of the O. It being evident by the noises in the cabin that the passengers were afive,holes were cut iri the deck and all the passengers draw n -from their perilous position but M rs Dunbar, Mrs. F o r d and child; Mrs. Bates’ child, a babe of t h r e e months, was w ithdraw n a t the s a m e time, but was dead. T h e mother says he was on one side of th e c a b in dressing her lair, and the -child lying in the berth on the other, at the moment, and she could not get it lo sa ve it. - . T h e s e five p a s sengers having been saved,they were taken on board the schooner Albion, and she proceeded on her way to D. T h e boats of the O. having been swam p e d , the c r e w of the Deborah still remained.about her.to render-what assistance they could, a n d ^ o get the dead bodies. H a v i n g rem a ined t h r e e hours, they Were just W j i e a t . — It is now- pretty well u.uderstood that the forthcoming wheat crop in Ohio, espec­ ially south,of the.National road, .will come in much .better than was expected a- month .ago I while those of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, promise to be, one of the fuilest ever gathered, and will give as. full a surplus to ..the lake ports as on any previous year. If- was thought a inontb ago, that the mea.ns of the Ohio merchants, by expected loss of the crop, would, be so much crippled as to prevent them fulfilling their obliffajions a t the E a s t-tbis fali but as-mat- O' * ters now stand they will be able, to meet their pa­ per in due.course of time.— [Bufi. Com.. Adv. . S i a m O u t d o n e — A short lim e since, a-Mrs. Chance, of Burke county, Ga., iv.as.safely - de­ livered ofthree children at a birth all of common size and perfectly formed. • Two were united from the axilla, or armpit, to the upper part of ihe hip bone. T h e union. D r P. states, is per­ fect. One child is jiving. T h e two vyhicli are united survived their birth only a short lime, and are in preservation. E x t r a o r b in a r y P r e s e r v a t io n .— - A young lady named Moffat; while viewing th.e ro­ mantic scenery of F a lls creek, near Ithaca,’ od the 4th inst., fell from the rocks into the Water, a, distance of eighty-three feet, and sustained ho injury. She was fourid by her friends' silling on the bank ofthe stream,, and quite uriconcious of the cause of her being there. A DDITION A L 'B A R T fC U L A R S O F T H E .. GKEAT FIRE. - > Frotn the New Vork Herald. , ' T h d , “burnt district” covers d v e ra spacfe o f al least twenty acres, ^and. the destroyed^ is how estimated a tifitee ihundred-and forly,-five. “Jh e number; w e now belfovia to/Ihef a prpttj' fefr%dlt:ulationv If. is ffiddd f p tne figfuCres of intelligent gentIeihen,wEt 6 arb'w e a , acquainted with the whofe'locality.' . T h e appearance of tlfo. riiins ii paihful 1 ^ etfe-f ry beholder] if is as painful to a strahger as tflf a citizen; but sill more painful and desolatingtb: thqse whd have lost, perchance,'their all bv thidi deslruCtive fire.. This district ^ a s visited by thousands throughout yesterday; ahd hundreds came from the surro’tthding country to view the, sfiiene of desolation. / . , * , ” M ilitary .— -The 9th regiment, finder tbe! command of C o l Curtis, was on duty through­ out yesterday, assisted by Several .companies of the. Blues, the President’s Guards,, some volun­ teer companiesand the Italian Guards.. They went pn duty at 7 o*clocl£ yesterday roornihg1, and were relieved by the 27th:regiinent, afibuf 5.00 strong; under the command of Col. Vermil- yea, about 8 o’clock last evening. *, Pursuant to B rigade orders, the'seVeral com­ panies of the oSth regim ent, in this city, and, Capt; Olney’s company of B rooklyn, a r e order­ ed for guard duty during, to night, fo.r the pro­ tection o f th e property o f the citizens saved froni the late ^calamitous fire. T h e safe of Messis. Maitland, Gbr'wlh. &> Co of Broad street, was d ug out frbm^the rUins, and their papers ivere found uninjured. - W e Understand the hospitable and gentlem an­ ly proprietors ofthe Astor House, Messrs. Cole­ man & Stetson, furnished a sumptuous repast to :tbe firemen whp exhuriied the bodies of the two; men' to the dead house. iNsuit'ANCE.—W e make a few additiOhS to! the list of thfe aihduhts -insured: T h e Protection Co. in Hartford, “ Etna Co> “ Hrftfprd C o .. ' : “ . City Co., in this citjr “ \ liong Island Co. ! M issin g , \ K i l l e d arid W o u n d e d . — Mrs: M ary Runyon,, sister-ih-jaw of1, police officet Martin, was standing in the door of No. 37 Broad st., with her husBarid on the mornfng of the fire; 1 She Went up stairs and is supposed, to -Have-been h u rried in the ruins at the time ofthe explosion, which issaid tb have raised*the house. W e upderstand in addition tp the naiiies already published, * that the f 6 llowing-perspns./are mis­ sing. How Tnany tfibre there are we Cannot say, but We hdye ho.dpubt riiahjr liiorehave lost their fives by this dire calamity. Messrs. Cow- dry, May, Johnson, B a rker, Henry, Ottoman andJories: A / m a n named Peter A Johnson, portet for D w ight. Johnson 104; Broad street, and a Colored mah, whose harne is unknowh^. w e re e x h u tned yesterday from the ruins of Oel- richand K rugers’ store, 42 Broadist., a n d lakeii tp* the dead bouse, 1 /he porter has left a. wife arid tw o children, w.ho a re thus entirely witkout support.. A laBbririg. m an was carried to the Hbspitai yesterday/ whose a rm had been broken by the falling of a piece pf timber at the fire.—• T w o men and a woman, whose names a re 'tin4 know n , w ere also* taken tO-the Hospital slightly injured: . .Mrs M. Dudly. residing at 18 New- street, was also badly hu rt at the time of the ex­ plosion. Fifty or sixty workmen a re\ now employed id digging the ruins for the dead bodies which are said to be buried in the cellars of the burnt houses; $ 7 0 , 0 0 0 100,000 100,000 72.000 27.000 D u e l l i n g .— D u e l li n g is denounced hy the. G r a n d L o d g e ofOdd F e l l o w s o f Mississippi.-— T h e penalty of an infringem e n t bf this act, is e x ­ pulsion P o m the fralerriity. A man named E d w a rd H igbee, a dealer- in fish died about two weeks ago at the W a llabout, of a cancer on the face, and his widow • refused to let the body be seen by his relatives prior to he funeral. T h e body was disintered on Frr* dav night and'found to be headless— t h e widow substantially admited that she sold the-hfead to a Docioi.-^-tN. Y . E v e . Post. LIFE OF GENERAL JA/CKSON. From the Union, July 15. F o r the information of the public. We are re­ quested to state that the publication of Mr. K e n ­ dall’s Life o f General Jackson will be resumed about the first of next month, and concluded fhe close of the present year. T o remove some erroneous impressions which are qbroad in ref­ erence to this matter, vve have been furnished by Mr. K endall, for publication, wjvb the follow­ ing extract of a letter Irdni 'Gen'eral Jackson, d a­ ted M ay 25, 1845 : “On the subject of my papers, you are to re­ am them as long as you think necessary to use hem. Should you dis, they are to pass forth­ with into Mr. B lair’s hands.' I have full and unlimited confidence in you both, that my pa­ pers will be safe in your hands, and that they will never be permitted to be used but for a proper use.” * * • * * “My papers, after you are done with them, or on your death, are to pass into the hands of F rancis P. Blair.” A w r iter on sw e a r i n g says that an oath from a wom a n ’s lips is unnatural and incredible; he would as soon expect a bullet from a rose bud!— f ldcm . leaving, when one of them thought he heard a noise iri the cabin, and another effort was induc­ ed,— when having cut through two bulwarks, the wife of Dr. Ford and her boy, eight ybars old, were found to be’alive, and rescued. ' The body of Mrs. Dunbar was also found,-^which com posed a 11 t he passengers. T h e salvation of Mrs. Ford was* truly worn derful.' She and her \ son vvere three hours in that cabin, almost buried in water. In talking vvitb some friends before she sailed, they narra­ ted how*a woman was saved in similar circum­ stances'a year or two since, in a Hingharir pack­ et, and it gave her courage through all those, to her interminable, three hours, to struggle for life. H e r head having risen beiweeD the hea­ vy beams of the cabin roof, she was left a brea­ thing place, free from the water that filled the cabin. ’Having fortunately also secured a firkin cov- e r / s b e got it under h e r feet, w h ich just raised her m o u th above th e w.ater. W ith one hand she held the boy a n d w ith the other kept up a knocking with a mustard box against the roofol ihe cabin, lacerating her hand badly in the mean time. fih t t three hours, which to her were an eter­ nity, did she cling to her boy and to life, till the dull licking ofher feeblo tocsin of alarm fell on the ear o f her resellers as they were about aban­ doning their noble efforts.' It was by the merest accid'eht that she left behind her her little girl at Gambridgeport, and much against her will at the iime. B u t h er change of purpose saved its life. Oo Sunday forenoon\the wreck'was discover, ed from this city and preparations made to send “ Do you believe in fore-runners?” asked a nervous old lady u f D e a c o n j . “Y e s m a ’a m replied the deacon, “ I ’ve seen th e m ! ” “B less m e ! ” exclaimed the lady, “do tell !” “ Y e s , ” continued t h e deacon, fixing his eyes with a s o lemn s tare on a d a r k corner of the room, “ f set one now \” , M e r c y ! m e r c y on m e !”: s h r i e k e d the lady, “ w h e r e ? ” ■ “ T h e r e ! t h e r e ! ” said the deacon, 'pointing to w h e r e his eyes w e r e directed, “that>‘cat, m a ’arri, . m a y be called a fone-ruhrier, for s h e n i p s on ail fours.” * *- ' N o F l a t t e r y : — ‘ Can you tell m e w h e r e Mr. Smith fives, M ister?” “Sm it h — S m i t h - ^ i v h a t Smith ? there, are: a- good m a n y of t h a t . n a m e in these parts, my nam e is Sm ith.” t “ W h y 1 don’t-know his^otber n a m e — b u t h e ’3 a sour, cross crabbbed sort of a fellow, and they call him C r a b Sm ith.” “O h ! ~ I suppose I ’m the mao.” G ood , B e t t e r , B e s l — T h e third number of the Jester, is better than either* of its predeces­ sors^ H e a r the old fellow :— “W e understand that a hasty pudding which had beer, set out to cool, was taken up to the watch house by a watchman on the Charge ol smoking invthe streetr\ “ T h e w e a ther has been sd extrem e ly hot for the past week that several firms have disolved partnership. “F o r t u n a t e . — W e understand that a gen­ tleman who recently visited the circus found a ring there.” “ H o jv long did A d ^ m rem a in in I^ara- cMse b efore hesinned i' asked an am iable spouse of her loving husband. ‘T i l l hfe got a wife,’ answered the husband calmly* CrtARACTERisxic OF TIIE MAN.— W e hr© informed byA gentlem a n w h t f was an officet Under Gen. Jackson d u r i n g t h e attack oh N e w Orleans, a n d an eye witness, of the follow ing! -—“ On the m e m o r a b le 28th Decem b e r , the G e n ­ eral repaired to o n e of th e forts, with an eye ex­ pressing t h e great' mind of the man, Ivheh hd coolly exclaimed, “ M y brave bdVs, you see thh enem y is a d v a n c i n g on tis in two solid colum n s , to the r i g h t and left: now recollect you are to b u r v them in the ditch, or die yourselves.” — ThtS-was ith mediately cheered, ahd passed alo n g the w h o le line. T h e enem y lay dead in the ditch, w h ile the A m e r i c a n s had but f e w , i f any, killed, a n d some th r e e o r f o u r wounded.” — [Balt. Repub. \ M a r r i a g e n o E x p e r i m e n t . —T h e ( N o r t h ) C a r o li n a W a t c h m a n chronicles th e following case o f m a tr im o n y at Statesville ih its neighbor* Tiood: . “Mr. Jo h n Martin Sharpe Was reann&ried ,t<j his t o r m e r wiferindrpartner, M rs L u c y Sharpe, on the 19th of J u rie; by Wrii; M o o re, es'q-., hav­ ing been divorced f r o m each other on 10th of M a r c h i a s t — H a y i n g been m a r r ied ten y e a rs,the old “ stock of love’’, ran out it seems. T h e di- vorded cqtirlfed a n d m a r r ied ’a g a in.” A n e c d o t E:- merly of- -Good old parson Roberts for- had sometimes the presump­ tion fo preach wiihout notes; and being a dull man, his spirit, which hehotVevter, mistook for a very different one, did not ahyays supply him with matter. On one of these occasions he put his tongue out, for the spacerpf several minutes, to the great wonderment o fall the congregation. Being asked by his TJeacon, after services, what in the: wprld made him ruo.QUt his tongue so, he ..replied, “W h y to be honest, sir, I hod nothing else lo p u t out, \ ■ F or E n g l a n d — T h e R o y a l M a il Steam e r A c a d ia, Capt. H a r r i s o n , left Boston on W e d n e s ­ day afternoon for H a lifax aud Liverpool, with 1QT passengers, and a very l a r g e mart. A m o n g the passengers are M r M c L a n e , (lady, three daughters a n d son,) minister to t h e Court of St. Jam e s in place of M r .E v e r e tt , recalled, and M r. M c H e n r y Boyd, attache to . t h e legation o f L o n ­ don.— jJour.\of Corn. A BRtOHT G i r l . — ‘W h a t a t e yotl d o i n g there, J a n e ? ’ W h y , pa, I’m g o i n g to dye my doll’s pinafore r E P . B u t w h a t h a v e you got to dye it with ? B e e r , pa. B e e r ? W h o oil earth told you that beer-would dye red ? W h y , tria said yesterday that it was beer that m a d e your nose so red, and I thought Susan, take this chiid. H ere, i:iEkftis hi M a n t a n z a s — B ig h t Hundred Thousand Dollars worth o f P roperty Destroy­ ed. —The Mantanzas (Cuba) Aurora of the 27th ii It.-, contains the.detai Is of a dreadful fire, which occurred in that city on the day previous. The fire burst out in the richest part of the city, and destroyrii two entire squares and a third -part of two more. Sixty houses were con­ sumed, and the loss exceeds $SQ0,Qpo! Many persoris were injured; and it is rumoredthat sev­ eral lives were Jost. The progress ofthe flames was Anally arrested by battering down the house* exposed with cannon. The fire Tells rang fof six hours.

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