* Bcgar and Coffee is Europe. —The Balti
more Ameican copies from the Circular of a
j,,irlily well informed house in
London, the following statement respecting the
stocks of sugar and coffee in Europe at the last
Losdos, Nov. 30, 1840.
I Sugar- —The stocks in the principal ports of
| Europe were, ou the Ist of November, as follows:
I Great Britain, tons, 130,000 132,000
I Hamburg, 9,000 8,000
iiretneu, 2,000 1,000
Holland, 9,000 12,000
I Antwerp, 8,000 4,000
Genoa, 2,400 7,000
Leghorn, 1,000 1,400
Trieste, 14,000 7,000
[ prance, 11,000 17,000
The present’stocks in London are of
I!. Plantation 20,000 against 35,000 hlids. & tes.
Maritaus, 89,000 “ 164,000 bags.
East India, 104,000 “ 99,000 “
Manilla, Ac. 57,000 “ 95,000 “
Havana, 122,000 “ 57,000 boxes.
Brazil, 9,000 “ 40,000 chests.
I*. R.&C.M.12.000 “ 5,000 hhds.
Coffee. —lias regained great favor. Native
Ceylon, after having been down to 445. 6d. has
-•.'rily advanced within the last few days. 495.
Lit. has been paid to-day, and nothing is to be
had under 50s. now. A further considerable
advance is expected. Plantation Ceylon re
mains comparatively cheap—middling to good
middling has been sold at 58s. a 625. 6d. Foreign
sorts remain very scarce. A Boating cargo of
good first Uio has been consigned to Hamburg.
The stocks in the principal European ports
were on the Ist November, as follows :
1849. 1848. tons.
Great Britain, 1~,00() 20,000
Hamburg, 7,500 6,500 “
Bremen, 200 2,200 “
Holland, 8,000 20,000 “
Antwerp, 5,700 6,400 “
Trieste 4,800 4,000 “
41,200 58,200 “
Machasic’s Bank. — The following gentle
men were yesterday elected Directors of the
Thomas S. Metcalf, Artemas Gould, Josiah
Sibley, Alfred Baker, William S. Roberts, Fos
ter Blodget, James B-Bishop, James B. Wal
ker, Jacob Danforth.
And at a meeting of the Board, Thomas S.
Metcalf was elected President.
Good Dividend. —The Augusta Insurance
and Banking Company says the Augusta Repub
lic, declared on yesterday, a dividend of 12j per
cent, ou the operations of that institution for the
last six months.
More “Annexation” Feared by Mexico.—
Don A. Canalizo has submitted a memorial to
the Mexican Government, setting forth the ad
vantages of occupying the island of Taberna,
situated one day’s sail from San Bias, and a lit
tle further from Mazatlan. This measure is ad
vised in consequence of the fear entertained that
it may be seized by the Americans. It is six
teen leagucs'iii superficial extension, and is very
.ulvantagioiisly situated for the culture of sugar
cane. Salt is procurable in large quantities there,
and the soil is highly fertile.
ft p Two millions one hundred and seventy
thousand three hundred and fifty dollars were
to be paid out in Boston city on the Ist ofJanu
i ary, as interest money, by the different Bank,
Railroad,and Manufacturing Corporations.
| Cotton Cultivation in India.—Thecxpcri
lini nts at Madras, in cultivating cotton to rival
I I hut of the United States, have been abandoned,
[(lie London Morning Chronicle says,is a total
[failure. It was zealously, and even lavishly
[supported by the local government; but the late
[failure of a similar experiment in Bengal, after
an outlay of about £109,000, had already given
fair warning of the probable issue ofDr. Wight’s
| efforts in the sister presidency. The capital and
mechanical skill which, since the introduction
of Whitney’s saw gin, in 1793, have been
brought t > bear by the Americans on the cleans
ing of the the pods, have given their product an
excellence which tiie Indian planter cannot ap
fifty years ago India shipped to England cot
: ton goods.to the value of three millions sterling.
[ At the present time, the process is exactly re
versed, and India imports British manufactures
i of American cotton to the same amount. In 1790
i America did not export a single pound. In 1634,
she exproted as much as all the rest of the world
put together. And in 1846, out of 467,856,274
lbs. imported into England, 401,949,393 lbs.
came horn the United States ; while only 34,546,-
I 1.1 were supplied by the East Indies and Cey
loiij The total value of the cotton exported in
Ib4.i from the three presidencies does not amount
to £joo,ooo. And now the failure of the experi
ments made by the Government of Bengal and
Madras, with every appliance of skill and capi
tal to insure success, will at any rate render it
extremely dubious whether cotton he fated to
resume its rank among the great staples of In
A Great Dive —The St. Louis Organ of the
22d tilt, tells the following- A friend tells us
that in coming down the Mississippi, u shot time
: igo, on a steamboat, one of the passenger one
night attracted his attention by exclaiming in
his sleep, “I can beat that dive any how !” Our
relater immediately looked towards the man,
'vhen lo ! lie saw him tumble head foremost
h'rnn his berth on to the floor. “There,” said
the diver, “I touched bottom, any how,” and
i then climbed up into his berth again without
(D- An ibolitionist was lately making a great |
parade of the fact that a negro is a “man and a
“Why,” cried a poor white man standing
near,“yon would’nt acknowledge me as a broth
er nor shake hand with me in the street, though
I am the son of one of your tennants."
Ihe abolitionist sloped. Facts were not wan
ted It was sentiment that be could pile up to
a »y height.
\V*i R Charge to Austria. —A letter from
() | lington states, that Col. Webb lias received
lr ets from the Government, to await further
i "shustinns in London or Paris, before proceed-
S°n his mission. This looks rather squally.
-Statistics oe f.mpi.vment.— The business
I’ I ‘R active inhabitants of the United States
* ms stated There are engaged in ngricul
-11 r ”i P Ur suits,3,7l7,-756; in manufacturing the
" rts * 75)1,-545; mercantile pursuits,
, f , ' , i theology, law, and medicine, 65,236;
&cl*® ocean > 56,025; navigating rivers,
IC4'l' r u ’ ,n ' n ' 15*203. 'l'iiero are also
*>od scholars at academis and grammar
school ’ 1*845,244 in primary and common
alter Armstrong, a late Presidential elector
11 liana, died at Vevay lately,aged 66.
The Planetary System, as it is now Un_
derstood. —Sir J. Ilerchel has lately expressed
his opinion that it is impossible any lonccr to
attempt the explanation of the movements of
all the heavenly bodies by attraction, as under
stood in the Newtonian theory—these comets,
with their trains perversely turned from the
sun, deranging, sadly, our systematic views.
Nor are there (writes Ilumboll) any constant
r e!ations between the distances of the planets
from the central body round which they revolve,
and their absolute magnitudes, densities, times
of rotation, eccentricities and inclinations of or
bit and of axis. We find Mars, though more
and istantfrom the sun than either the Earth or
Venus, inferior to them in magnitude; Saturn
is less than Jupiter, and much larger than
Uranus. The zone of the telescope planets,
which are so inconsiderable in point of volume,
viewed in the series of distances commencing
from the sun, comes nfext before Jubiter, the
greatest in size of all the planetary bodies.—
Remarkable as is the small density of all the
colossal planets which are the farthest from the,
sun yet neither in this respect can recognize
any regular succession. Uranus appears to
be denser than Saturn, and (though the inner
group of planets differ but little from each other
in this particular,) we find both Venus and
Mars less dense than the Earth, which is situa
ted between them. Tile time of rotation in
creases, on the whole, with increasing solar
distance; but yet it is greater in Mars than in
the Earth, and in Saturn than in Jupiter.—
After other remarks of the same character, he
adds: “The planetary system, in its relations
of absolute magnitude, relative position of the
axis, density, time of rotation, mid different
degrees eccentricity ofthe orbits, to our appre
hension, nothing more of natural necesity than
the relative distribution of land and water on the
surface of our globe, the configuration of con
tinents, or the elevation of mountain chains.—
No general law, in these respects, is discovera
ble, either in the regions of space or in the irreg
ularities of the crust of the Earth.
Sensations oe the Dving. — The pain of dy
ing must he distinguished from the pain of the
previous disease, for when life ebbs, sensibility
declines. As 'death is the final extinction of
copor.ti feeling so, numbness increases as death
comes on. The prostration of disease, like
healthful fatigue, engenders a growing stupor —
a sensation of subsiding softly into a coveted
repose. The transition resembles what may he
seen in those lofty mountains, whose sides ex.
iiihl«c;’ every climate in regular gradation, vege
tation luxuriates at their base, u"d dwindles in
the. appioach to tile regions of snow till its tee
blest manifestation is repressed by the cold.
The so called agony can never be more formid
able than when the brain is the last to go, and
the mind preserves to the end a rational cognis
ance of the state ofthe body. Yet persons thus
situated commonly attest that there are few
things in life less painful than the close. “If I
had strength enough to hold a pen,” said Will
iam Hunter, “I would write how easy and de
lightful it is to die.” “If this ho dying,” said
the niece of Newton of Olney, “It is a pleasant
thing to die ;” “the very expression,” adds her
uncle, “which another friend of mine made use
of on her death.bed a lew years ago.” The
same words have so often been littered under
similar circumstances, that we could fill pages
with instances which are only varried by the
name of the speaker. “If this be dying,” said
Lady Glenorchy, “it is the easiest thing ima
ginable.” “1 thought that dying had been more
difficult,” said Louis XVI. “I did not suppose
it was so sweet to die,” said Francis Saurez the
Spanish theologian. An agreeable surprise was
the prevailing sentiment with them all; they
expected the steam to terminate in the dash of
the current, and they found it was losing itself
in the gentlest current.
Worse than a Baby-Jumper. — A German
family residing in the upper part of ths city,
wishing to go to church last Sunday, without
their baby, left it in charge of a small boy, with
special orders not to leave the child alone, for
fear of accidents. Put no sooner was Mynheer
and his Frow out of sight, than the hoy deter
mined to take a stroll about town ; and in order
to keep the baby out of mischief and out oftlie
fire during his absence, the boy set the child on
a table, and spreading out its clothes, nailed
them fast to the dinner board. After jerking
the child, and satisfying himself that all was
safe, he made his exit into the street. The par
ents returning before the boy, found their baby
lying on its face ; and half strangled. They
have since determined to take the child with
them when they go to church again.
[Detroit Free Prass.
The Serpent. —A correspondent inquires of
Major Noah—“ls there any- authentic descrip
tion of the serpent which tempted Eve in Para
dise to eat the forbidden fruit ?” To which he
replies in the N. Y. Sunday Times :
Nothing beyond what painting has given us
of the representation of the serpent. We have
abundant conjectures, of ancient and modern
philosophers, hut only conjectures, and of little
value. The impression is, that the serpent had
the power of changing its appearance, complex
ion, and character. De Lyra indulged in the idle
conceit that it assumed the face of a fair virgin;
Eugubinos thinks that the serpent was a basa
lisk ; Delrio, a viper; Petrus Comestor conten
ded.that the serpent walked upright like a man;
and Dr. Adam Clarke considered the serpent to
have been a creature of tiie ape or ourang
outang kind. Our impression is, that there was
no outward visible form present u hen the for
bidden fruit was eaten. The serpent which
tempted Eve to do wrong is the same serpent
which tempts us all at this time to do what is
not right—that it was the inward suggestion of
a rebellious spirit which leads us all into temp
tation, and that the passage in the Bible is to be
interpreted figuratively, and not literally. The
serpent was cursed as we curse the workings of
an evil spirit within us when we begin to feel
its effects, and it is this evil spirit which puts
enmity between each other.
The Ant Nuisance.— li is not, perhaps, gen
erally known, that in the West Indies, when
these littlo tormentors pay their unwelcome
visits to the houses, there, a small ring of chalk
will he an effectual bar to their entrance ; even
making a strong chalk lino on the floor will stop
their progress. The reason, no doubt, being
that tile very great quantity of acid contained in
the ant is so easily acted upon by the chalk, as
either to cause their death, or a precipitate re
treat. Those housewives, therefore, who are
now duily complaining of the inroad of these
little depredators upon their choicest delicacies,
can put an effectual stopper thereto, either in
the way above mentioned, or by sprinkling
aronnd the spot on which their dishes are placed,
some carbonate of soda, common soda, or any
A boat in which two men were hunting, near
Baltimore, on the 2411i, capsized, and although
the men got to shore, one of them, named Jos. W.
Veazy, was frozen to death.
A lamentable accident occured at the Univer
sity of Virginia, on Friday week, by which Mr-
Wm. Haile, of Camden, S. C., was killed by a
About 65 persons have arrived at Nauvoo, the
late city of the Mormons, in Illinois, where they
are to join M. Cabet, the French Socialist, who
has established a Cumunity there.
A little daughter of the Hon. Joel Jones.
Mayor of Philadelphia, died on Friday last, from
the effects of having swallowed a piece of ivory
about the size of a button a few days previous.
The ship Philadelphia, which arrived at New
York from Liverpool, had thirteen deaths on
the passage, and forty are now sick ou board of
The New Orleans Bulletin of Saturday says :
“The receipts of Cotton, both here snd at Mo
bile, are falling off, and the present indications
are such that it is generally conceded, that the
higher estimates ofthe crop are not destined to
The Albany Evening Journal says that Dr.
Reynolds, a man of considerable property and a
bachelor, has mysteriously disappeared from his
residence in Belfast, Alleghany county. One
report states that ho was seen endavouring to
purchase a horse, for which he offered a SIOO
Capt. Taylor, who was sent out some time
since, by this government, to make an examina
tion of tlie wreck of the steamship Missouri, at
Gibraltar says she can he raised, but that the
expense will be heavy.
The revenue arising from the Erie Extension
Canal, duringthe past year, amounted to more
than $76,000, which is an excess of S6OOO over
the previous year’s receipts.
There is an estate in Ipswich willed by the
original owner, John Sparrow to his heirs and
descendants as long as John Sparrow is to be
found. The male inheritors becoming extinct,
the property would have passed into other hands
iiad not the parent ofthe pressent holder (a lady,)
with a wise forethought, christened her John
Some graceless thief entered a dwelling in
Baltimore on Christmas morning, and stole two
bibles. It is to be hoped that the thief may pro
fit by reading them.
Bain’s line of telegraph is now fully comple
ted to New York, anil is in excellent working
order between that city and Washington. The
wire is sunk under the North River, and an
swers every purpose admirably.
Throughout the vast empire of Russia, through
all Finland, Lapland, Sweden and Norway,there
is no cottage so poor, no hut so destitute, hut
it possesses its vapor bath, in which all its in.
habitants every Saturday at least, and every day
in eases of sickness, experience comfort mid
Mr. Oliver Swan, ofConneticut, had his trunk
robbed of $2,500 in gold on hoard the steamer
Panama, on his way from San Francisco. The
stewart of the vessel is in custody at Panama
The arrest of Anderson for cutting the tele
graph wires has caused some excitement in Bos
ton. It is naturally supposed to implicate par
ties engaged in speculation.
Col. Wallace, of the Philadelphia Sun, wittily
says : “In Paris anew style of pocket has been
introduced ours is without change."'
The Lords or the Loom, &c—lt would seem
from the following paragraph from the London
0..„.i. r- i ,
j until, imul uit, pruicUiUhioiß ui j-Aiigiuiiu arc
in about as embarrased a condition as those of
the United States.
“The protectionists complain of their pover
ty, and yet they arc feasting all over the land.—
Tiny eat, drink, and are not merry. Their meet
ing are graced with every delicacy of the season,
and, not withstanding, their talk is starvation-
We cannot understand it; for one thing is per
fectly clear, that, in the midst of their starvation,
they are never in want of a dinner, or at a loss
for a guinea to get it!”
The Illinois State Register, in copying tile
above well says :
“They are the same miserable set of beings in
this country. They think the government was
instituted especially to promote their individual
interest, at the cxpence of all others. They
are rich, but miserable—miserable .because they
are not richer ; because they can see no present
prospect of increasing at the hands of Congress
the stupendous monopolies which have ever
been their darling hope and unceasing object of
pursuit. What objects of pity they are at this
moment! Seizing members of Congress by the
button upon the avenue; dogging them about
the lobbies, galleries: and rotunda; running
them down at their lodgings, and finally compel
ling them to surrender to be talked to over cham
pagne and oysters—expence paid by the pursuer,
without even a bin t at a legislative quid pro quo.
Verily- ‘they cat, drink and are not merry.
Minute Calculations —A queen bee will
lay 200 eggs daily for fifty or sixty days. A
single queen is staled to produce 100, 000 in a
season. A swarm of bees contains from 10, 000
20,000 in a natural state,and from 30,000 to 40,.
000 in a hive. There are about 9000 cells in
a square foot of honey-comb. 5000 bees weigh
a pound. A wasp’s nest usually contains from
15,000 to 16,000 cells. Some female spiders
produce nearly 2000 eggs. 2300 silk worms
produce one pound of silk; but it would re
quire 27,000 spiders all females, to produce one
pound of web. There are six or seven gen
erations of gnats in a summer, and each lays
260 eggs. A cow eats 100 lbs. of green food in
every twenty-five hours, and yields five quarts
or 10 lbs. of milk. Every pound of cochineal
contains 70,000 insects boiled to death ; and from
600 to 700 thousand lbs. are annually brought
to Europe for scarlet and crimson dyes. Lew.
cnliock reckoned 17,000 divisions in cornea I
(outer coat of the eyejofa butterfly each one of
which, he thought possessed a crystalline lens.
The spring of a watch weighs 015 of a grain ; a
pound of iron makes 50,000. The pound steel*
cost 2d, a single spring cost 2d. so that 50, 000
produces £415. The Atlantic Ocean is estima
ted at three miles, and the Pacific at four miles
Agreeable te previous notice a meeting ofthe
Citizens of Macon, was held at the Council
Chamber on Thursday evening, Jannary 10th.
On motion, his Honor, Geo. M. Logan, wag
called to the Chair and E. J. Stow, appointed
The object of the meeting having been stated,
on motion of T. L. Ross, a Committee of Seven
was appointed to draft Resolutions for its con
sideration. The Chairman appointed T.L.Ross,
R. Collins, R. K. Hines, S. T. Chapman, S. J.
Ray, R. S. Lanier and D. S. Gregory. The
Committee retired, and nfler a short interval,
returned and reported the following Resolutions:
The undersigned Committee having been ap
pointed fur the purpose of examining into the
facts connected with the late changes in the ar
rival and departure of the cars at Atlanta, beg
leave to submit the following Report:
It appears that about two years ago the Presi
dents ot the several Companies, influenced l>y
the complaint of the travelling puhlic, in regard
to the delays occasioned by the want of a proper
connection ofthe various Railroads terminating
at Atlanta, met his Excellency the Governor
and the Engineer ofthe State Road,and arranged
a schedule of running time, so as to prevent all
unnecessary delays or hindrances at that point.
Under this Schedule the various Roads con
tinued to perform the service with great regu
larity and satisfaction to the traveling public.
Recently however, as we are informed, the En
gineer of the State Road, or some other party
interested, without consultation with one ofthe
Companies, the Macon & Western Railroad, in
violation of their rights and ofthe courtesies due
to them, made such representatrons to the Post
master General as to cause that officer to change
the schedule of running time so as to violate the
terms of the old agreement, to produce utter
confusion in the inuil service ofthe country, and
effectually to render the State Road almost val
ueless as a meansof communication to a largo
portion of the people of Georgia.
If this change, were to facilitate the mail ser
vice in the slightest degree, the people of Geor
gia might submit to it; but the great Southern
Mail is not facilitated thereby one hour in its
arrival at Montgomery, while the mails between
Tennessee and upper Georgia, and Florida and
the whole Central, Southern and South-West
ern portions of this State, are delayed twenty
hours at Atlanta. Why then has the change
been made ? Why are the people of the whole
Cherokee country and of Western, South-West
eun, Central and Southern Georgia to he com
pelled to lay over from eighteen to twenty hours
in Atlanta ? The Slate Road was constructed
by the people’s money and for their convenience.
Is it right ? Is it proper that it should be con
trolled for the advantage of sectional Railroad
interests, or of Stage contractors ?
If it was desirable that the State Road should
have a day schedule if would have been but
courtesy to the several Companies to have call,
oil them together and proposed a change which
would have preserved the connection and pio
moted the convenience of the people.
We are assured by the President ofthe Macon
it Western Company that the Road over which
ke presides has never been consulted in the mat
ter, though they have always manifested aspirit
of accommodation, and have never refused to
make any change in tln-ir dm!!” ? r arrival and
departure, consistent with their existing ou.',Ra
tions to the Department.
The proposed change however attemted to
he forced upon the Macon & Western Railroad
Company, it is impossible for them to make
without destroying their present connection
with the stage lines, and thus seriously injuring
Be it therefore Resolved , That His Excellen
cy , the Governor; the President of the Georgia
Rail Road Company; the President of the Ma
con and Western R. Rond Company, and
other parties interested in the transportation of
the great Northern and Southern Mail, he re
quested to meet at an early day, and arrange
such a schedule for the various roads terminat
ing at Atlanta, as will remedy the existing evils,
and prevent future delays and hindrances to the
mail service, and travelling public at that point.
Rcsolvrtl, That the State Road was built by
the money of the people of Georgia for the
general good and convenience, and ought to be
so managed as to confer equal advantages and
benefits upon all.—lt is therefore, improper and
unjust in those having control of it, to instigate
or assent to any change of schedule which will
deprive one half of the people of the State, of
its benefits and subject the travelling public to
onerous delays and expenses.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this meet
ing he signed by the Chairman and Secretary,
and be transmitted to the Post Master General,
and that our Senators and Representatives in
Congress, be requsled to urge that officer, either
to adopt the new schedule, to be adopted by
the Governor and Presidents of the Roads, or
to restore the one which was so successfully
run during the last two years.
The Resolutions were discussed at some length
by- W. L. Mitchell, Esq., Chief Engineerof the
Western and Atlantic Rail Road ; S. T. Chap
man, Esq.; Isaac Scott, Esq;. J. A. Nisbet, Esq.;
and Col. DeGrafTenreed; and adopted.
On motion, the proceedings were ordered to
be published, and tiie meeting adjourned.
G. M . LOGAN, Chairman.
E. J. Stow, Secretary.
“ Words are Things.”— Yes, and sometimes
very dangerous things, too. They are like
firearms, and should be handled very carefully.
Have a care of your words, or you may hurt
somebody when you dont mean to. A man’s
“grub” may depend upon bis neighbor’s gram
mar, and accusations of horiblc sins may grow
out of nothing but syntax. A w-ortliy clergy
man once came near loosing his “living” in
this way—and a man’s living is the next thing
to his life. It hapened thus : The minister’s
name was mentioned in terms ofculogyone eve
ning, at a social geathering in his parish, when
a person present, solemn faced, waggish fellow,
of convivial habits, observed that he quite agreed
with the rest in their praise of Mr. A. “We
have often drunk brandy and water together,”
said th ebon-vivant, “and I consider him one o*"
the pleasantest fellows I ever knew ! ”
A pretty compliment to a clergyman and a
teetotaler! The story got to the deacons, and
the deacons brought it up in the church. The
parson was arraigned, and confronted his accus
er, who declared that what he said was strictly
true, but was obviously misunderstood. “It is a
solemn fact,” said the witness, “that yourcxcel
lent minister and myself have drank brandy and
water together—but then, I drank the brandy ,
and he drank the water
And that was the whole story that had made
so much disturbance in the parish, and had well
nigh ruined the parson. —Boston post.
The State Temperance Society of Kentucky
lias sent a letter to Father Mathew, inviting
I him to \ isit that State.
A Good Toast. —At the A liuivcrsary celebra
tion of the University of Pennsylvania, numer
ous sentiments were drunk, among which was
the following :
Woman—A mistress of Arts, who robs the
Bachelor of his degree, and forces him to study
Philosophy by means of “curtain lectures.”
Franking Pun ilf.ge.— The Postmaster Gen
! oral lias decided that Postmasters have the privi
i lege of franking letters to publishers of news
papers conveying money for subscriptions, or the
' names of subscribers when the Postuiuster is
j agent for the publisher, and his agency will be
presumed from the fact that he franks them.
Council Chamber, >
Wednesday Evening, Jan. 9, 1850. J
Aid. Ayres, Collins, Ross,Dibble, Sliinholsery
Sparks, Babcock, and Carhurt.
The Minutes of the last Meeting werercad
The Keeper of the Magazine made the fol
lowing report of Powder in Store, viz :
217 whole Kegs.
87 half do.
70 quarter do,
The result of the Election on Saturday last,
for .Mayor, Light Aldermen, Clerk and Treasur
er, for the political year, 1850, as returned by
the Managers of said Election, was announced
by llis Honor, the Mayor—from which it ap
pears that Geo. M. Logan was elected Mayor
That Thus. J. Sliinholser, Wm. Dibble, Robert
Findlay, Z. T. Conner, Henry G. Ross, Ilenj. F.
Ross, Wm. Collins and Janies M. Green were
elected Aldermen, —and that A. R. Freeman
was elected Clerk and Treasurer.
On motion of Aid. Sparks,
Resolved, That the Members of the Council
now about to retire from their official duties,
tender to llis Honor, Geo. M. Logan, Esq., their
thanks for his uniform, kind and courteous de
portment towards them during their term of of
fice, and also, for the able, impartial and inde
pendent manner in which he has discharged the
duties of his office and station.
Council then adjourned sine die.
Attest A. R. FREEMAN, c. c.
COUNCIL CHAMBER, >
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1850. j
Council Elect met and organized.
Z. T. Conner was elected Chairman of
Principal Marshal John B. Camming.
First Deputy Marshal. —Geo. J. Lunsford.
Second Deputy Marshal —MilesG. Stevens.
Bridge Keeper. —John Fanes.
Sexton. —Bertrand Tessereuu.
Clerk of Markert■ —Stephen Menard.
Keeper of Magazine.— Wm. E. Babcock.
llis Honor, the Mayor, appointed the follow
ing Standing Committees for 1850:
On Finance —B. F. Ross, Conner, II G.Ross.
On Streets.— Conner, Findlay, Sliinholser.
On Public Property.— Green, H. G. Ross, Con
On Pumps. —Collins, Dibble, B. F. Ross.
On Market. —Findlay, Dibble, Green.
On Fire Department— Sliinholser, Collins,
On Rose Hill.— ll. G. Ross and J. M. Green.
Council then adjourned until Friday next, at
7 o’clock, P. M.
Attest. A. R. FREEMAN, c. c.
COUNCIL CHAMBER, >
January, 11, 1850. J
REGULAR MEtITIXG. _
Aid. Conner, B. F* Ross, Findlay, 11. G. Ross,
Collins, Dibble, Sliinholser, and Green.
The Minutes of the last meeting wero read
A Petition Irom John Knight for permission
to put a Chain Pump in the Well near the
Washington Hall, was granted.
The following Bonds were presented and ap
A. R. Freeman’s, J. Eanes’, Geo. J. Luns
ford’s, Stephen Menard’s and W. L. Babcock's.
The Bridge Keeper presented the name of
Victor Menard as his assistant, which was ap
Alex. Richard’s hill for extra work on Pumps
in 1848, was referred to the Pump Committee.
On motion of Aid. Dibble,
Resolved, That the City Council will not from
this date, pay storage on any Powder that it may
have in the Magazine at this time, or at any fu
A Petition from Sundry Citizens asking Coun
cil in framing their License Ordinance, for 1850,
to reduce the rates of last years Retail License—
was presented to Council'by W. K. DeGraff’en
The Petition was received and referred to the
Resolved, That Proposals be received at the
next Regular Meeting of Council, for winding
the City Clock until the 15th of January next.
Also,forthe City Printing until the 15th Janua
The Finance Committee reported the License
Ordinance—which was received and read first
time,when on motion, the rules were suspended
and the Ordinance passed.
A Proposition from Jas. A. Ralston for ex
change ot ground to open or widen the street
through Lot No 8, S. W. Range, was referred
to the Committee on Public Property.
Council then adjourned until Friday ncx!. at
7 o’clock, P. M.
Attest. A. R. FREEMAN, c.c.
MACON MARKET, JAN. 12.
COTTON—The demand has been active du
ring the week, and prices have almost duily ad
vanced, owing principally to the short crop and
a speculative feeling. We quote 10$ a l]so.
principal sales 10$ a lie., with rather an up
ward tendency. 1
Cotton Statement —lleceiptsof Cotton into
the Warehouses in the month of Dec. 16,450
Amount received previously, 43 461
Total receipts in Warehouses, 59,931
Receipts by Macon and Western Railroad pre
vious to December, and forwarded, 14,748
Received in December and forwarded, 8^335
Making entire receipts this season, 83,014
Stock on hand Ist September, 3,628
Stock of Cotton now in tbo Warehouses ac.
cording to actual count, 21,207 bales.
Cotton shipped by Central Railroad to Savan
nah from Warehouses in December, 11,393
By Steamboat, 43^
Total amount shipped this scasan, 65,435 bales.
Receipts by Macon and Western Railroad in
December, 9,393 bales, of which 8,335 were
sent to the Central Railroad, and 1058 to the
MRS. WM. 11. ANDERSON, respectfully
informs the Public that she has effected
un arrangement with the Trustees, by which the
uso of the Bibb County Female Academy has
been obtaiued for her School.
j >n *2 I—ls
a. a A fine new Dwelling House, with a
Brick basement, situate between the
i==?Jtßiljb County Female Academy and CoL
Holt's new residence. Apply to
LANIER A ANDERSON.
j»» 12 I—it
•**A splendid lot of TEAS, both
if ** reen and Black, warranted line,
I 5jL|R 1 just received not from the Canton
Tea Company of New York, at
Cheap Store, Cherry Street,
dec 1 f
4 I.E persons lire cautioned against trading lor
FV. a certain promisory note, for Four Hundred
and Fifty Dollars, signed by myself, and dated
on the 30th of February, 18*49, and payable by
the first day of January next, to Mustinn A Mott,
or order, ns the consideration for w hich said
note was given has failed, and I will not pay said
note until the consideration is fully complied
with. D. DEMPSEY.
Macon, December 29, 1849. 5 3t
Dental Card for 1850.
PUTNAM So DOIMON,
OFFICE NEAR C. A. ELLS & SON, MULBERRY ST.
All operations Warranted.
f|4F.ETH Extracted and Temporary plates im-
L mediately inserted, to be worn during the
period of absorption without extra charge.
Tiie result ofthe use of jYew Materials, ('Hills
Stopping,’ prepared Silver, Cadmium, &c.,) for
plugging much decayed Teeth,has so farexceded
our expectations, that we now urgently recom
mend their use wherever Gold cannot be firmly
It is a fact conceded by all writers on (he sub
ject, that the prime cause of decay and irregu
larity in the Teeth, originates at the time of
shedding the first set ; therefore, we propose to
give tlio required attention to all Children who
may be placed under our charge, for five dollars
a year ; this will include Polishing, Extracting,
Superior Dcntrifice and Soft Brushes for dis.
eased gums, constantly on hand.
Dentists Instructed in New Improvements con
nected with the Plate department on reasonable
terms. C. S. PUTMAN,
jan 5 6 —ly
Quirk time 1 quick time!!
DAGUERREOTYPE PORTRAITS taken
in from three to twenty seconds, at the Cook
Daguerkf.an Rooms, Mulberry St., near the
new Hotel. Also, in operation, the new and
most astonishing improvement in the art : that
of executing two correct Likenesses of one sub
ject, side, front, or hack views on one Plate, at
the same sitting. Single Pictures taken at re
duced prices. Hours for operating are from 9
A. M., to 4, P. M. Likenesses taken as well in
cloudy, as in fair weather.
Tile Public are respectfully invited to call and
examine the specimens.
Instructions given in the art.
J M HART, Artist.
AA FIRKINS PRIME BUTTER, of tha
r well known quality received every Fall,
fresh from some of the best dairies at the North.
Just received by YV. FREEMAN.
rpWO OR THKi':£ JOURNEYMEN CABI
-1 NET-MAKERsT'ShIHG except good work
men, and such ns are willing to nialle - ‘}^? ,n *«l ve *
useful, need apply.
WOOD & BRADLEY,
oct 20 47—ts
Oysters, Fresh Oysters.
Large, Fat, Fresh OY’STKRS, will ba
received every night and sold by the Pint,
Quart or Gallon, at such prices that every body
must have some. The Oysters will be received
and must be sold at some price Or another—so all
you lovers of good Oysters, walk up and get a
few, at W. FREEMAN’S,
dec 1 1
(lams, Butter, Syrup, &c.
( 11NCINNATI Sugar cured HAMS
New Orleans Sugar House SY'RUP
A few Jars of very white Leaf LARD.
All of choice quality, jos» received and for
sale by GEO. T. ROGERS,
dec 1 Cherry Street.
Q PERM OIL and CANDLES
O Rio and Java Coffee
Crushed and Powdered Sugars
Champaignc and Madeira Wines
Nuts and Crackers of all kinds
Sardines and Lobsters
Pickles by the Jar or Gallon
Codfish, Mackerel and Shad
Superfine Wheat and Rye Flour
Fine Starch, Mustard, Tapioca
Spices, Chocalnte, Ac., at
Cheap Store, Cherry Street,
dec 1 1
Fine ClieivitiK Tobacco.
("1 H. & S LILIENTIIAL’S well known
J • superior fine Cut Chewing TOBACCO,
in papers and cans. Also, various brands of
Chewing Tobacco—some ofwhich the knowing
ones say cannot be beat. Also, various brands
of CIGARS, which are just good enough. For
sale at W. FREEMAN’S
Cheap Store, Cherry Street,
dec 1 1
I7HVE Tierces of prime quality, just received
and fur sale by GEO. T. ROGERS.
dec 1 1
New Fork Steam Refined Candies
A STILL Larger assortment of CANDIES,
just received and for sale a* low as any
Candies in Town,at W. FREEMAN’S,
dec 1 1
Apples anil Mercer Potatoes.
BARRELS in fine order, for sale by
dec 1 GEO. T. ROGERS.
1 AH SACKS Fine Buckwheat
LUU 50 boxes new crop Raisin*
25 do superior Cheese
Just received at W. FREEMAN’S.
dec 1 1
Canal and Baltimore Flour.
-* WHOLE and Half Barrels FLOUR.
J t M ) Just received and for sale low by
dec 1 GEO. T- ROGERS.
hZ BOXES of superior quality, in large and
/ rj small boxes, just received and for sale by
dec 1 GEO. T. ROGERS.
A IIIIDS. in fine order, just received aud
r for sale low by
dec l GEO. T ROGERS.