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miscellaneous Selections. From the " Custis Recollectiont and PiivaU Memoirs." WASHINGTON. BIS FBRSOS ANU PERSONAL APPEARANCE, ANECDOTES Of Rll GREAT PHYSICAL PROWISS. In person Washington was unique. H looW I HM no on. else. To astature lofty an.l """"''"J; , united a form of the manliest proportions, Jim" graceful, and imposing. No one ever Pater Patrias that did not feel hi Pre!,eIM:v . So long .go as tto rice regal eour at W.ll.amsburg, in the day. of Lord ft C.I. Wh.yo. was re. mark.ble forhisper-on, the air with , whjch , he wore a .mall .word, and his peculiar walk, that had die light elastic wad acquired by his long service on the frontier, and was a matter of much observation, especially to foreigners. While Colonel Washington was on a visit to New York in 1773, it wa. boasted at the table of the British Governor, that a regiment just landed from England contained among its officers some of the finest specimens of martial elegance in his Majesty', service, in fact the most superb looking fellow, aver landed upon the shore, of the new world. I wager your Excellency a pair of gloves, said Mrs. Morris, an American lady, that I w ill show a finer man in the procession to-morrow than your Excellency can select from your famous regiment. Done, Madam, replied the Governor. Tho morrow came, the 4th of June, and the procession in honor of the birthday of the king advanced through Broadway to the strains of military music. As the troops defiled before the Governor he pointed out to the lady several officer, by name, claiming her admiration for their superior persons and brilliant equipments. In the rear of the troops came a band of officer, not on duly, of colonial officers, and strangers of distinction. Immediately on their approach, the attention of the Governor was seen to be directed towards a tall and martial figure, that marched with a grave and measured tread, apparently indifferent to the cene around him. The lady now archly observed, I perceive that your Excellency's eye. are turned to the right object j what say yon to your wager, now sir? Lost, Madam, replied the gallant Governor. When I laid my wager, I was not aware that Colonel Washington was io New York. To a question that we have been asked a thousand and one times, viz: to what individual, known to any who are yet living, did the person of Washington bear the nearest resemblance T we answer, to Ralph Izard, Senator from South Carolina, in the first Congressnn-der the Constitution,. Tbe form of Izard was cast in Nature's manliest mould, while his air and manner were b oth dignified and imposing. He acquired great distinction, while pursuing hi. studies in England, for his re' m arkable prowess in the athletic exercise of that d is tan1 period. An officer of ihe Life Guard ha. been often heard to feb serve, that the Commander-in-Chief was thought to b e the strongest man in his army, and yet what thew. and sinew, were to be found in the army of the Revolution. In 1781 . a company of riflemen from the county of An gusts, in Virginia, reinforced the troops of La-fayetie. A. the stalwart hand of mountaineers, defiled before the General, the astonished and admiring French-raa n exclaimed : Mon Dieu f what a people are these Americans; they hsve reinforced me with a band of giants! . Washington's great physical powers were in his litr.ba ; t hey were long, large and sinewy. His frame was of equal breadth from his shoulders to the hips. His chest, th ongh broad and expansive, wa. not prominent, but r ather hollowed in the centre. He had suffered from a p nimnnary afleciion in early life, from which he never e ntirely recovered. His frame showed at) extraordina-r y development of bnne and muscle i his joints were I arge, as were his feet ; and could a cast have been preserved of his band, to be exhibited in these degenerate d ays, it w onld be said to have belonged to the being of a fabulous age. During Ihe late visit of Lafayette to Mount Vernon, among many and interesting relations of evenls lhat occurred in olden days, he said lo the writer; " It was in this portico that yon were introduced to me in 1764 ; you were then holdingby a single finger Ihe good General's remarkable hand, which was all t hat yon could do. my dear sir, at that time." In the various exhibition, of Washington', great physical prowess, they were apparently attended by scarcely a ny effort. When he overthrew the strong man of Vir-ginia in wrestling, while many of the finest of the young millets of tbe times were engaged in the manly games, Washington had retired to the shade of a tree, inlent u pon the perusal of a favorite volume ; and it wa. only when the champion of the game, strode through the ring, calling for nobler competitor., and taunting the student with the reproach that it was the fear of encountering so redoubted an antagonist that kept him from the ring, that Washington closed hi. book, and, without divesting himself of his coat, calmly walked into the arena, observing lhat fear formed no part of his being; then grappling with the champion, the struggle wa. fierce but momentary, for, said the vanquished hero of the arena, in Washington's lion-like grasp I became powerless, and was hurled to the ground with a force that seemed to jar the very marrow in my bones while the victor, regardless of the shonts lhat proclaimed hi. triumph, leisurely retired to his shade, and the enjoyment of hi. favorite volume. The power of Washington, arm was displayed in severs I memorable instances. In hi. throwing a stone a cross the Rappahannock river below Fredericksburg, another from the bed of the stream to. the top of the Natural Bridge, and yet another over the Palisades into the Hudson. While the late and venerable C. H. Peole was at Mount Vernon in 1772. engaged in painting the p ortrak of the provincial Colonel, .ome young men were contending in the exercise of pitching Ihe bar. W ashuigtoo looked on for a time, then grasping the m issue in hi. master hand, whirled the iron through the air, which took the ground far, very far, beyond any of its former limits the Colonel observing with a amile, " Yon perceive, young gentlemen, lhat my arm yet retain, some portion of the vigor of my earlier days." He wag then in bis fortieth year, and probably in the full meridian of hi. physical powers; but those powers became rather mellowed than decayed by time, for "hi. age wa. like a lusty winter, frosty yet kindly :" up to hi. sixty -eighth year, he mounted a horse with surprising agility, and rode with the ease and grae.efnlness of his better clay.. His personal prowess that elicited the admiration of people who have nearly all passed from the stage of life, still serves a. a model for the manhood of modern times. With all its developement of muscular power, the form of Washington had no appearance of bulkiliess, and so harmonious were its proportions that he did not appear so pawing tall a. his portrait, have represented. He was rather spare than full during bis whole life ; tliis S. readily ascertained from hi. weight. The last time he weighed was in the summer of 1799, when having made the Jour of his farm., accompanied by an English gentleman, he called at hi. mill and weighed. The writer placed the weight in the scale. The Englishman not so tall, but .tout, square built, and fleshy, weighed heavily, snd expressed much surprise that the General had not outweighed him. when Washington obseived that the best weight of his best day. never exceeded from 2i o to 220. In the instance alluded to he weighed a little rising 210. Of the portraits of Washington, the most of them give to hi. person a fullness that it did not posses., to gether with an abdominal enlargement greater than in the life, while hi. matchless limb, have in but instance, been faithfully portrayed. 4 n the equestrian portraitby Trumbull of 1770, a copy of which is in the City Hall of New York, and in an engraving by Losier, from a painting by Cognict. French artist, of distinguished merit. The latter i. not an original painting, the head being from Stuart, but the lineation of the limbs is the most perfect extant. Of the remarkable degree of awe and reverence that the presence of Washington always inspired, we shall give one out of one hundred instances. During the cantonment of the American army at the Valley Forge, some officers ofllie4th Pennsylvania regiment were engaged in a game of fives. In the midst of their sport they disco v. eied the Commander-in-Chief leaning upon the enclosure and beholding the game with evident satisfaction. In a moment all things were changed. The ball whs suffered to roll idly away, the gay limgh and joyous shout of excitement, were hushed into a profound silence, and the officer, were gravely grouped together. Ii wa. in vain the Chief begged of the player, that they would proceed with their game, declured the pleasure he had experienced from witnessing their skill, spoke of a proficiency in the manly exercise that he himself could have boasted of in oilier days. All would not do. Not a man could bo induced to move, till the General finding that his presence hindered the officers from continuing the amusement, bowed, and wishing them good sport, retired. HARTFORD DAILY CO UK ANT. THURSDAY, MARCH 10. DAILY COURANT, -WEEKLY " $5 PER ANNUM. Whig Ticket for State Officers. FOR GOVERNOR, WILLIAM W. EM.SWOBTII. FOB LIEUT. GOVERNOR, re rue iv itooTii. FOR TREASURER, JEREMIAH II RO AVIV. FOR SECRETARY. . DANIEL P. TYLER, FOR COMPTROLLER, II K N It Y KILUOITIIN. Senatorial Nominations. Dl STRICT No. 1 ALFRED SMITH, of Hartford. - 2 SHERMAN C. LORD, of Marlborovgk. - " 3 THEODORE SILL.o Windsor. ....,. u .k pnwiun uiNUiV,,..7. " 0-ALBERT FOSTER, of Meriden. ' - - 8 HENRY STRONG, of Norwich. - 9-JOHN ISHAM. of Colchester. 10 ELIJAH M I DDLE BROOK, TrumbM. ' " Vi CLARK BISSELL, tf Norwalk. " " 19 JOSEPH H. HAYDEN, of Saybrook. " " 20 WILLIAM A. FOSTER, Stafford. - " 21 ABN ER HENDEE, of Hebron. Nominations for Sheriff. Hartford Co. New Haven ' N. London Litchfield " Fairfield " Middlesex " Tolland " CHESTER ADAMS, of Hartford. -CHARLES W. CURTISS, of N.Haven. GEORGE BLISS, of Norvich. ALBERT SEDGWICK.o Litchfield. STARR FERRY, of Vanlury. GIDEON HIGGINS, of East Haddan. SOLOMON L. GRIGGS, o Tolland. General Niles's Army. The Times, with the affectation of address and cunning, for which it has long been famous, has kept back the most formidable gun in their buttery, to as late a day as might be, meaning doubtless to take the Whigs by surprise, firing it off,, and intending by its force to overwhelm them with astonishment and dismay. That paper of Thursday, March 3d only a little more than a month before the election contains a thundering article, under tho warlike head of "The Whig Arm of Office Holders ;" which wa. obviously intended Jo " do the job" for the Whigs, and close their career at a single shot. This article is divided and arranged under several distinct heads 1." A List of the principal State Office, filled by Whigs, with their Salaries and Fee. of office." 2. " Officer, in the Federal Government." 3. " Officer, of Corporations." Under the head of State Officers, are tire Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Secretary, Comptroller, Clerks, Auditors of Public Accounts, Adjutant General, Quartermaster General, Commissary General, and Paymaster General ; Sheriffs and their Deputies; Judge, of the Superior Court, and County Courts; County Treasurer, and State At-tomies, Jailers and Judges of Probate, ( in the lump,) Directors of the State Prison ; about 12 Slate Bauk Dircc. tors one of whom is said to have' recently failed in business -about 1000 Justice, of the Peace, Commissioners on Roads, Bridges, Ac. We have not room lo go further into detail, which we regret, a. the interest increase, as the catalogue grows in length. Under the head of " Officer, of the Federal Government," we find one senator, and the members of the J, louse of Representa tives, Collectors and Deputy Collector, of the customs, Inspectors, Surveyors, Keeper of the Custom House Boat, Pension Agent, District Attorney, Marshall and Deputies. Postmasters and Clerks, Ac. Under the head of " Officer, of Corporations, are Presidents, Cashier., and Clerks of Banks, Presidents, Secretaries, and Clerk. of Insurance Companies, Officers of Rail Road Companies, Officers of Incorporated Colleges, Academies, and other Literary and Humane institutions. Turnpike and Bridge Compauica. and Incorporated Companies Tor manufacturing, trading, whaling, &c. Here, again, we must apologize f,,r not entering further into particulars. The object of the compiler of this very labored, snd very pathetic article, obviously was, to have it understood, that the offices to which he refers are generally filled with Whigs, and not with Loco Focos. To liat extent this is the fact, we are not able to say. Whatever ground of complaint there may be among those who are at present oat of office, it should be made to the peo ple, who are to blame, if any body is. It is very natural for both the people, and the proprietors of corporate property, and particularly of monied institutions, to wish to have their concerns placed under the care and management of men of sufficient capacity and integrity; and they would, as amatter of course, expect to find such agenu among the Whigs. As for Literary and Scientific institutions, the leading, most active, and influential spirit of the Loco Foco party, in this State, is well known to have no confidence in such institutions, and, of course, he would not expect to be placed at the head of anycollege, or other seminary of learning; and therefore he cannot complain that he is not President of a College or University, or even Academy. The first thing that strikes the mind, upon running over this lone chapter of Lamentation, is, that if it had been made out a few years ago, it would have presented a very different aspect. Instead of Whigs, every office of the least importance, would have been in the hand, of Loco Foco.. We ecept the Court, and the Col-lege., as not being suited to their atmosphere. Not a Whig, probably, would have been found among ihcm. And if that disinterested electioneering patriot, Mr. John M. Niles, shall succeed in his efforts to revolutionize the Slate ibis year he promise, lo do the old list ofdisenrded Loco Focos will be restored, and the Suite will look precisely as it did in 1837. And what a difference this will raao in the justice of the case I The hardship consists in d, ct, that the people dismissed loco focoisin, in which they had no confidence, from office, and put Whigs in their places. If they will now only change the scene, snd restore the loco focos once more to power and place, we shall hear no complaints of injustice or hardship from them. We must postpone further remarks on this important .object till another day. The Late Fire, is New Haven. We gather from ' the Palladium of Tuesday, the following in relation to the late fire, in that city, to which we alluded in our paper yesterday, viz : The house of Dr. V. M. Dow, in George street, was slightly injured. The two slory wonden house directly opposite, owned hy Miss Nancy Osborn, and occupied by her and Mr. Howard Smith, was nearly ruined by the second fire not insured. The third fire was in Church street, opposite Professor Woolsey's. It commenced at midnight in the wooden tenement owned by Mr. Joseph Smith, and occupied by Mr. t. M. Newton, as agrocery store and meat market, which was destroyed, and the house next south, owned by Nahum Hayward. Esq. The dwelling of the Rev. L.Bacon was in danger, but was saved by covering the end of the house with blankets, and constantly saturating them with water. His house and that of E. K. Foster, Esq. were slightly injured. Mr. Sanfordwas fully insured. Mr. Smith was not insured on his store, nor Mr. Newton on the goods, nor Mr. Hayward on his furniture. Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Intelligence has been received at Salem, lhat the barque Gentleman, from New York, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, bavin? onboard the Amistad Africans. IO Up to Saturday night last, the number of applications in this Slate for the benefit of the Bankrupt Law, amounted to four hunihai and twenty-trine. 03 The Concert at the Hall of the Washington Temperance Society, on Tuesday evening by the juvenile pupils of Mr. Wade, afforded mucti gratification to those who were present. For one we were very agreeably disappointed, as we did not expect to hear such charming music from so vouog a class of persons. The proceeds of the evening wars given lo the Washington Temperance Society. Although the hall was well filled, we think if the concert could be repeated at a place more easy of access, a much larger audience would be obtained. ' FOR THE COURANT. The Rainers. These charming vocalists fully sustained their well earned reputation at their conceit on Tuesday evening. The room was crowded, and such an array of beauty aud fashion as was there congregated is seldom seen in one assemblage. The concert passed off admirably. Many of the song, were rapturously encored ; we could particularize but would not think it right where a whole performance is so faultless. All we can say to our friends, therefore, is to go and judge for themselves ; we are sure they will say with ua, such treat, are seldom to be had. Therefore fft all who wish a seat be early at the Hall, as we bespeak for these interesting minstrels a jam. FOR THE COURANT. Mr. Editor : I have been anxiously waiting to hear something further from the editors of the Times on the agitating snhjAt (as they deem it) of the Tariff. A few weeks since they thought it worthy of a labored and very luminous article in favor of free trade, in which they placed Ihe present price of pork, and the corresponding price of goods in such a clear and convincing light, that doubtless they think nothing further need be said. All that we hear from them is now and then a short paragraph produced as if by some internal convulsive throe of purified democracy. It is earnestly hoped that they will not allow themselves to be agitated into a fever and ague on this subject. It appears to be matter of special wonder to them that this question excites so much attention in the winter and before the election. I have no doubt this evil might bo remedied if they were lo come nut in a leading article recommending to the farmers and others, the propriety of attending to their haying, harvesting, &c, in the winter.' They would then have more leisure to attend to Ibis business 'i the summer. And Congress would, doubtless, upon the same recommendation, change the time of holding their sessions, in order to receive the petitions of the people on ibis subject. Do, Messrs. Editors of the Times, give the " dear people' a little more light on this agitating subject. If you have nothing exactly original, au extract from the money article of the New' York Jlerald. will nnswer every purpose, provided you endorse it as genuine Whig authority. Anti Whig Slavery. COMMUNICATION. The Times, in a late review of the strength of parties in this Stale, when speaking of what " Senator Niles," in his famous letter from Washington a fow years ago, called the " Miserable Conservatives," says, that they probably do not, at the present time, exceed in number tiro humlruJ. From what we have learned from other quarters, we are inclined to think the Times underrates them. We have heard them estimated as high as two hundred and eighty-seven or eighty eight. Time will shew, if the Times does not, who comes the uearest to the mark. ' The Rochester r.vnnins Post speuks of another ex- cilemen, at Lockport even greater than that caused by Ihe arrest ofllogan or his illustrious predecessor, Mc-Leod. It arose from ihe discovery that a Catholic priest named Costello bad hepn s.crellv married ! A crowd gathered about hi. house upon the discovery, and insisted that he should give up the churchtmoney which he hud in his hands, which lie did. It was thought that the Sheriff won 1,1 hn n.rrprt to call out a force to protect him (from violeuce. DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS. List of Bankrupts Continued. The hearing on tbe petitions will be bad at llie United States Circuit Conn Room, in Boston, on die first Tuesdey of May next, at tea O'clock iu the forenoon. Bcirfon William B. Flanders, Thilip F. Dascomb, Austin Fisk. Ju.cjih P. Lakin, George'F. Matthews, Stephen Thayer, Henry L. Rust, Samuel B. Appleton, John H. liraynard, Hiram S. Beers, Edloim Barnes, Henry H. Clough, Andrew A. Clement, George R. Dinsmoor, Charles Goddard, Eliph-let Grover, Jr., Ephraim M. Howe, John Hobbs, William He Ion. Win. Lathrop, Charles H. Lathrop, Thomas Lamson, Tliaddeut M. H. Lyon, Benjamin Randall, Sherburn Rowe, George B. Stearns, Nathan Thompson, Mark Wadleigh, Erastus Barber, Stephen Chard, William P. Dulton, Jabex F. Hewes, Joseph Johnson, William R. Johnson, John Knowlion, Eton A. Lee, William and Charles H. Lathrop, Alonzo Marshall, Frances M'Kenna, Jefferson Noves, Win. B. Nasoti, Hiram Smith, Thomas Wright, Charles A. Brown and George S.Jackson. Springfield Sylvester Allen, Ezra II. Corning. Augustine Fowler, Thomas A. Clark, Luther R. Fuller. Worcester William L Clark. Joel Fletcher, James Whit temore, Enoch Earle, Koswell P. Angier, Charles Blanchard. Northampton Athan Brewster, Aaron R. Merrifield, William Wilson. Greenfield Anson P. Bumhain. VcerJUld David Wail, Harrison RusselL Adamt Abraham Anthony, Arnold Bowen, Charles Bowen. Ltnctll John Austin, Mark Bailey. Erastus Durgin, Lewis S. Feruald, Win. C. Martin, Vespasian Nutting, Joseph Stevens, Alanson Seaver, Arnold Bo.vden, Zera C. Bayley, Alfred Goodwin, George Gillis, John Russ, Joseph Raynes. Wtttfield Theron Ives. Haverhill Nathan N. Austin, Daniel Nichols, George W, Denier ritt. Edward B. Moses, Ebenezer A. Porter. Zjfit Seth D. Woodbury, Joseph P. Woodbury, Henry Cobb. Methuen John Lowell, Jr., Oliver King, Benjamin Kimball, 3d, Darius Menser, Cady Osgood, Morse Abbott. Mendon Lewis Boyden, Thomas Child, Lewis Darling, Charles A. Davenport, George L. Davenport, Joseph M. Wood. Bradford Sewall Hardy, Samuel H. Hardy. Chelsea Thomas Park, Charles Willis, Jr., Eliphalet T. Whitehouse, Calvin Richardson. Charlestoicn Thomas Chubb, Jr., John Chubb, Christopher H. Gilinan. Grafton Joseph Willard, John G. Holden, Calvin Knowl-ton. Cambridge John Walton, Joseph P. Derby, Frederick R. Newell. Salem William H. Brown, Joseph S. Frye, John Hunting Dakin. Rozbury John Fowle, William S. Nichols. Hanover Joseph Briggs, John Studley. Douglas Yt.vX Buffum, Daniel Buffum, Daniel Sabin, Parley Waters. Levi Chompion, Palmer; Stiles Hammond, Belchertown; Freeman M. Josselyn, Pembroke; Aurora W.Oldham, do; Daniel Davenport of Boston, formerly called Daniel Ward-well, 3d, of Andover; James E.Gould, West Boylston; James R. Lawrence, do; James Beals, Windsor; Amos F. Cutter, Lexington ; George K. Daniell, Newton; James G. Dadley.do; Leonard Everett, Dorchester; Joshua N.Eames, South Reading; Samuel B. Livermore, Waltham, Nathan Monk, Washington; David Onley, Fall River; Benjamin Shepard, Wreutbam; Nathan Stetson, East Bridgewater; Caleb Tiukham, Middleboro'; John Ayres, Oakham; Jonathan P. Bishop, Medfield; Ira Oliver, Beaumont ; Henry F. Bartlett, South Natifck; Daniel Gorton, Pepperell ; Dudley P. Blake, do; Joseph Gerry, Fitchburg; Jonathan Burrage, do; Charles A. Butterfield, Andover; George Roberts, do.; John F.Colbath, Nalick; Orra Pratt, do ; Freeman Baker, Jr., South Yarmouth ; Pemberton Brown, Uxbiidge; Thomas Carr, Stow; Joshua Colburn. Jr., Dracut; Charles Cook, Newbury ; Enoch Currier. Amesbury ; George Daniels, Holliston; David Daniels, Medway ; Edward S. Sandford, do; Isanc Farnham, Essex; Darius M. Gammons, Taunton; John P. Hersey, flingham; Sylvanus Thomas, piympton ; James L.Holmes.do; Aimer B. Lane, Bedford; Alexander Lewis, Townseml ; David B. Makepeace, Barre; Jonathan Nayson, Amesbury; Ebenezer Oakes, Rockport; Roland Paeknrd, Dedham; John Plummer, Upton; John Park, Jr., Harvard; Amos Shumway, Webster; Thomas Wisewell Thompson, Coleraine; EH Thayer, Hatfield; Edward Allen, Salisbury; Elisha S. Bayden, Bellingbem; William E. Currier, Newburvport; Edward Chamberhn. Jr., Brighton; Samuel Everett, Milton ; Simon Folsom, Sonthbridge; Caleb S. Fiske, Holden; Eliphaz F. Gleason, Wellsboro'; Reuben Hodgman, Jr., Ashley ; Willis Harden, Abington; Samuel W. Johnson, Millbury ; William 8. Knowlton, Southbridge; Nathaniels. Moore, Montgomery : Alpha Presby, Dedham ; Jason Richardson. Woburn: Caleb Richardson, Jr., Dan- vers; Joseph Ray, Franklin; William Saothland, Jr., Upton; Benjamin . Smith, South Hadley ; isaianw. pmau, Topstield ; Elbridge G. SheWon, Holden ; Charles Whitte-more, Grotou. From the Acre Haven Palladium. The cool impudence of the Hartford Eagle clique is realty astonishing. Among other questions which these loco focos propound to Governor Ellsworth, is the following: ! "Arevou in favor of Henry Clay or John Tyler for ihe next Presidency 1" Now the author ol the above paragraph knows full s well that any serious attempt to bring forward tiny candi date for the Presidency at this time, would certainly result in the serious if not lusting injury of that candidate. lint this is not all; tin. L.asleclintie are doins all in their power to injure the present influence in Connecticut of the Administration of President Tyler. The Whigs have too much respect for him to believe that he can be moved by the fawning and flattery and palpably base hypocrisy of a few individuals, who. for the last six years have alternately hung upon the skirts of the two great parties of that period, and have been seeking only for prey. Without a particle ol political honor, the malingers ol this Eagle would sacifice President Tyler in an instant and without one pang of regrtt. They were hi. bitter enemies and the remorseless villifiers of the lamented Hur- risnu (as we shall show hereafter) until they found the current of the popular will so overwhelming that it was useless to contend against it, aud they, therefore, though at a very late-hour, tell in with it ; and so they would do again, should Mr. Benton, Mr. Clay, Gen. bcott or M r. Van Buren, by any turn of events become candidates with a prospect ol' success, at a late hour. And we are certain that, of all the enemies ol Mr. Tyler, including the effigy men, he will find none more malignant than these Eagle men, after they learn they are estimated ac cording to their worth, and that theirapplications lor pat- . . , f i f i ruuage are treated, as every true ir:cna oi me Aaimuis-Iralion in Connecticut expects a clique so heartless and contemptible will be treated. The Whigs of Connecticut will test the Administration by its merits. They ore, as far as we can judge, most friendly disposed towards it remarkably so, considering Ihe diversity of opinion in Consress and their friend- ship is worth something to the Administration, and is such as is to be relied upon in an emergency not of that sunshine character which shrinks away and vanishes when clouds arise ; and not o I that character which is illustrated by the career of the Eagle men, who would pbandon as heretofore, any party oraiiy friendships, to get or keep an office. But let them continue their game, and assUtin throwing John M. Niles into the Senate, who is one ofthe most inveterate foes of Mr. Tyler and of all aye, all his measures that is lo be found in this State. The Whig, will nevertheless oppose him and them, and will keep him out and will continue to sustain ihe President in that and other like modes, rather than in loud aud empty , professions. The whigs of this State have not been man-worshippers of those in power or out of it. and we trust they never will be; but ihey have ever been found faithful to their pledges and their principles. They must triumph as whigs, or be, as the Eagle desires lo have ihem, beaten hy the Bentonian loco focos. It will be a great while before we shall be willing to believe, that the President prefers the wholesale flattery of a handful of sycophants and slaves, to the manly and honest support, so far as he may prove himself entitled to it, of independent freemen." The whole currency of this city, compete!)! judgessay, is crowded within the limits of $100,000. This is principally made up of relief notes, Delaware and Jersey money, some city notes, and specie. Notwithstanding this, money is plenty in the hands of capitalists, but confidence it scarce. Without that, money, tiiat Is to say, he use of it. will be hard to obtain, and then only at high rates of interest. Bicknell's Reporter to day, says the best paper in the city is selling at Ij 0 2 percent, per mouth. Phil. Gazette, Match tJ. Gold ano Silver. Tbe Lancaster Intelligencer says that there is at hast a mil ion or two of silver and gold in iht omintv d'niu hmtriled ii n iw tlx, farmers and oth ers. Every silver or goli coi i that can be procured, is Congressional.- Reported for the X. Y. Conner Si Enquirer. IN SENATE. , . Mondat, March 7. Mr. Wilcox, the new Senator frturi New Hampshire, was qualified and took his seat. A vast number of memorials were presented on various subjects. Among others, Mr. Clay presented one from. a numbe r of ladies of Pennsylvania, askings specific duty on fore ign snides to prevent their business from being ruined by foieign competition. Mr. C. said wlmlever liffereSce of opinion might exist as to the protection of the labor of men, there could, he presumed, be none as to the protection of women, and he indulged the hope that on such an occasion, the electors of South Caroina would rise in arms in favor of their fair country women. Mr. Cilhonn made some reply, in which he staled that a friend coming from Quebec to Philapelphia. had saved, in the purchase of a suit of clothes, the cost of the trip, and another friend bad mentioned that in two suits, he had saved the expanse of his voyage to Charleston. Mr. Clay also presented one from ihe Iron Manufacturers of Pennsylvania, asking that a specific duly may be inposed on foreign iron. Mr. Clay said he must commend this iron interest to the special caie ofthe Senator from Pennsylvania, (Mr. Buchanan) whose duty it wa. to move on the subject. Mr. Buchanan presented some eight or ten memorials from different cq unties of Pennsylvania, nil relating to the protection of the Iron interest. Mr. B. playfully observed that he llumght it somewhat unkind in Mr. Clay lo take the women ander hi. teciion aud leave to him (Mr. B.) the hard iron maim fucturers. Mr. Clay did not think he had inflicted any very great injury on ihe Senator from Pennsylvania. He hud recommended the iron manufacturers o his especial care, because they were men of Pennsylvania, good and true men, and ihe reason why he had not recommended the women to his fosteiing care, was that he had attained the Presidential age without having taken one uuder his, protection. Mr. Buchanan said old as the Senator from Kentucky was, he appeared desirous of monopolizing the ladies and their interests to himself. EXCHEQUER PLAN. Mr. Tallmadge asked leave to take np the bill relating to the Exoliequer Plan, with a view to move its postponement to this day two weeks, which was .greed to, and the motion adopted. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Monday. An amendment to the Apportionment Bill was introduced by Mr. Everett, laid on the table and ordered to be printed ; as also were certain tables, one of them differing in principle from those heretofore presented. The amendment, in the first instance, proposes to fix the ratio of representation at 50,391, instead of 68.000. Mr. Gilmer, of Virginia, made a report in part, from another Select Committee on Retrenchment, appointed at (he Extra Session. The report concludes with n resolution giving power to the committee to sit during the sittings ofthe House, and to send for persons and papers which was adopted. Nothing wa3 done, nor any progress made. The question pending was an amendment heretofore offered by Mr. Wise, which proposed that the Secretary of Slate should cause to be erected, somewhere on the public grounds, a plain substantial brick building, not to cost over $10,000, to contain steam presses for the use of the Government, and be furnished with founts of types, &c. not to exceed in cost $50,000, appoint a public printer at a salary of $1,500, whose duty it should be to purchase materials, and employ laborers at the usual prices. The whole to be conducted under the superintendence of the Viee President and Heads of Departments, at Government expense. And as soon as the new establishment was prepared to go into operation, thenceforward no editor of a paper or private printer to do the printing of Government. Mr. Fillmore submitted that the amendment was out of order. On taking a vote whether the amendment was in order, it was found that there was not'a qiiornrn present-thus the day was lost. The Committee rose, and the House adjourned. ANOTHER McLEOD AFFAIR. The Lockport Balance of the 2d says " A man named Hogan, was arrested and brought before Mr. Leonard, Police Justice of this village, yesterday, on (be charge of participating in the burning of the Caroline. The examination was not concluded when our papei went to lo press." . The Rochester Post publishes the following extract of a private letter to a Canadian gentleman in that city. - "John Sheridan Hogan, one ofthe Caroline invaders, ABOUT WHOM THERE CAN BE NO MISTAKE, has been arrested, and will doubtless be committed to take his trial for the part he took in the Schlosser murders. I am told he is a clerk to the Sheriff of the Gore District, who was McNabb's Lieutenant Colonel, opposite Navy Island, and that he was formerly in McNabb's law office, and acted as his secretary while at Chippewa, in 1638. He is a good looking, cold, manly little fellow tory and game lo the backbone !" The Wisconsin Tradgedt. The judicial examination which has been made into the circumstances attending the late distressing occurrence in the Legislative Council of Wisconsin, by which one of its members (Mr. Arndt) was deprived of his lile by a pistol shot discharged from a weapon in the hands of James R. Vine-yai d, another member, has resulted in the committal of Vineyard to answer to the charge of murder. Previous io ihe termination of the investigation, Mr. " Vineyard, sent to the Council his resignation, which was returned to him unread, and he was immediately expelled by a vote of 10 .o 1 Ihe member voting in tbe negative being one of the counsel of Mr. V. The funeral of Mr. Arndt took place on Saturday the 12th ult., and was attended by the members of both branches of the Legislature, Council and the citizens generally of Madison, who accompanied ihe remains about a mile on Ihe road to Green Bay, whither they were sent, followed by the disconsolate father of the deceased, who was present in tho Council at the lime of the rencontre. The scene was exceeding solemn, and impressive, and it is hoped may serve as another warning against the practice of carrying deadly weapons. National Intelligencer. NEW YORK MARKETS. Tuesday Night. The sales of stocks at the Board this morning wero light, with very little variation from yesterday's rales. Indiana Bonds advanced J. After the Board adjourned, $100,000 Ohio Sixes, redeemable after 18G0, were sold by auction in the Merchant's Exchange. $12,000 were taken at 55 per cent. ; $3,000 at 53; $3,000 at52: $19,000 at50J ; $20,000 81. 50: $31,000 at 50J, and $12,000 at 501. - Exchange on Mobile, Montgomery, New Orleans and Nashville, are rather worse.' The following are to-day's quotations: Philadelphia 3 a 3J Baltimore 1 a 2 .Virginia 7 a 8 Norih Carolina 5 a 5 J Charleston lj a 1 Savannah 2 a 2 Augusta 2 a 2 Coluinons, central, 13 Macon, central notes, 13 Montgomery 16 Tuscaloosa 16 New Orleans 5J a 6 Nashville 17 a 18 Louisville 7 a 8 Si. Louis 18 a 20 Cincinnati 6 a 6 Interior of Ohio 8J a 9 Indiana 11 a 12 Illinois 30 Mobile 15 a 15J A large amount of Treasury Notes were sold during the day. at a 1 per cent, discount. The' Cotton Market is heavy, and prices are in favor of purchasers. J.500 bales have been sold since Friday. We quote Upland and Florida at 5j a 9c. ; Mobile C a 10jc. and N. Orleaus fij a lCJc per lb. We hsve no improvement io notice in Flour the demand continues limited. Genesee commands $6,25, Troy '$6.25, New Orleans $5,874 $6, Michigan $6.12, Alexandria $5,87 J. Georgetown and Baltimore $5,874 a $6. Rye Flour $3,75 a $3,874- Corn Meal iu hhds. $14.30 a $15; do. in bnirels, $3 for Jersey, and $3,324 for Brandywine. 2,000 bushels North River Oats sold nt 60 cents, and a parcel of Rye in market is offered at 68 cents. Clover is taken for consumption at yj a 10 cts. 40 bbhu Western Castor Oil No. 1, was disposed of at 75 cents, and lObbts. shade No. 1 at 70 cents. Our. te Enq careiuny put away.

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