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fof- 4 F E (‘•tea P « t * frio*- »wh Kni I Wad ial f illy sSes ith 'ith, 6ll I M S t'of 3.T1- a u - 103 rfa #rs -«b o f Published by Oliphant fy Skinner. W HEREA.S Jonathan E w i n g , o f t f r e Vill­ age o f Weedsport, in tlie County ef Cay- u»a, did o n t h e 2 Lst day o f Jan u a r y , in tbq year ofoui Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Five, by a certain Indenture of Mortgage, for securing the payment o f the sum ol'three hundred and fifty dollars, g rant, bar- <>•310 and sell unto John Sprague, ‘’All that tract or parcel of land situate in the Tow n of Brutu 3 , and village of Weedsport. being a paH of Lot No. 65, in said town of Brutus, arid bounded as follows : Beginning at a slake standing in the wesj^bank ofth e canal 66 links northerly frotn th e north. Post of t h e Bridge, orderly across the canal opposite Close’s tav ero, (now Terhune’s) running fronj thence aleng aid canal bank, north twenty seven, degrees east one chain t o a stake—thence rtoith sixty- three degrees west one chain and twenty five Jinks to. a stake—thence south twenty seven degrees west one chain to a stake— thence easterly one chaia and twenty-five links to the place of beginning. W h ich said triortgage was recorded in the office of the Clerk of Cay­ uga county, on the twenty-eighth driy of April, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-five, in. Book U, of mortgages, on pages 258, &c., at halRpast eleven o’ciock, A. M. Upon said mortgage there i 3 this day claimed to be due, §56,92. NaLice is therefor 3 hereby given, that by virtue of » p o w e r of safe contained in i;jid mo-cgagei the said mortgaged premises wifh the appurtenances, will be sold a t public auction, at the Inn now kept by Samuel Henry, n the village of Weedsport, in the county alore- said, on the 10th day of August next, at two o’clock, P . M. Dated Feb. ? “>, 1837.—4lm6. . JO H N S P R A G U E . “P o p p l e & C o r n w e l l , A t t ’ys. W H E R E *3 on the thirteenth day of D e ­ cember, one thousand eight liundied & thirty three, William H. Mills.daty moiU«ged to Samuel Sherwood all that part oflot num­ ber twenty in the township of Brutus, now Cato, in the county o f Cayuga, bounded as fol- lowa:-~Beiug one hundred acres lying in the north and east c o r n e r ofsaid lot a n d bounded on the north-east bv the north and east lines of the lot, on tlie south by land o f Amos Cowel, on the said lot, and on the west by the east line of land on said lot conveyed bv said Sherwood to Isaac Dratt and James Sturge, respective­ ly; which mortgage was recorded in the Clerk’s office o f said county, in Book S of mortgag.es on pages 412, &eM the thirty-first day of De­ cember, 1833, at eleven o’clock, A. JVl. And whereas said mortgage has been duly assign­ ed to the subscriber, and default has been made in the payment of seven h^mjred and thirty-three dollars and two cents now due (hereon. Therefore in pursuance of law, and by virtue of tho power contained in said mort­ gage, said premises wili be sold at public auction atthe Western Exchange, in Auburn, on the fifth d a y of October next, at ten o’­ clock in the forenoon. NELSON BEARDSLEY. Dalad April 19th. 1837.-49 W24 -Th h CO ATS—FR O C K COATS, OVER O l i k T C O A T S , CLOAKS’, PANTS VESTS &c. Szc. Szc. The above clothing “ is now being made,” an 1 comprises a greater variety than was ever before offiredin A u b u r n . The prices, not­ withstanding the high pressure times, are (Er’Fery Low.jrft and the public will find it much to their advautage to call, examine, and pur­ chase di S. C. DUNNING & Co., Tailors and D'rapers, N l 4. Exchange Buildings, A u b u rn. January 25, 1837.—37 T HE Subscribers h e reby give notice to their friends and customers,’ that they have a targe q u a n tity of goods on hand, which were d,imaged by removal at the late fire, that they will sell at g reat bargains { and perfect Goods, at reduced prices. TJiey’’w'ould also remind those indebted to them, that they a re in brant of money, and all lccounts of over six months standing must be rettled. “-TEELE & GROOT. Feb 1st, 1837.—30 H A T , C A P & P U R S T O R E . T. CA R P E N T E R , would . • inform his friend and the public, that he continues his busi­ ness in the Hatting line, at the Uvell known stand of Carpenter & Bodley, opposite the Western Exchange, where he offers for sale a complete assortment ofHats of the latest Fashion. N. B. Just received, a n d for sale a large assortment of B U r r A I t O R O B E S , Gentlemens Fur and Cloth Can® Gloves, Gol- ars, &c., Also Ladies’ Capes an Boas. Auburn, Oct. 12,1836.-22 O E R M A N S I L V E R . —Table Spoons, T ea Spoons, Ladles, Forks and Butter Knives of German Silver, of style and finish which will compare with silver ware, and said to be more durable, and to wear n early as hnadsome, cos only about one-third a much sicr. Jusit received, and for sale by JN O . H. CHEDELL& CO. Opposite the Exchang Auburn, March 4 , 1837.-44tf J U S T A D D E D T O T H E C I R C U L A T I N G L I B R A R Y . N ICK of the woods ; a Tale of Kentucky by the author of Oalavar, &c. Snarleyyow, the Dog Fiend by Marryalt. The Youthful I m p o s t e r ; by R e v . W . Rey­ nolds. , FalXner ; by the a u thor o f Frankenstein, &c, Abel Allnut ; by the author of Hajji Baba, Zobrab, &c. , Traits and T r i a l s of E a r l y L i f e ; by L . E . L . Godolphin ; a novel. W i l l W a tch;' oy the au t h o r o f Cavendish, # 0 C a m p e r d o w n : or news from our neighbor­ hood. Mrs. Armytage: or Fem a l e Dom ination; by ihe authoress of Mothers and Daughters. Colton’s four years in Great Britain. Outre M e r : or a Pilgrimage bey -nd t h e sea. Cruise o f t h e Potom a c ; with appropriate engravings ; by Francis W a rriner, A.M. N o . 9 , E x c h a n g e Buildings. IVISON & TE R R Y . Auburn. April 18, 1837.-4 9 ______________ T RACE and LOG CHAINS, forsaleat H E W S O N & M ILLIGAN’S No. 3, Exchange Buildings. , H AS removed to the New Building west ol the stone Mill, Genesee Street, Auburn, where he will do work of ev­ ery description i n the ______ Machine line : MILL M ACHINERY, ofall kinds, Spindles, Hoisting and Lighter Screws, Engine, G e a r and common L a t h e s , of various kinds, nowon hand. All kinds of work for Carriage Makers, done i n the best manner.— Tenanting Tools for Spokes or Chair Rounds, o f t h e first quality- C u t t iw g E kgiwks , Circu­ lar S a w Shafts, P umps , P a tent Balances, Screws of all sizes and threads, P a i n t Mills, Patent Saw Sets, Screw-plates^Taps a n d Dies ; And in short, any article needed in tbe Machine Line, can he had al this shop, as good as t h e best—and by examining, you will see that f sell lower than any other Shop in t h e western country. , Tw o or three Apprentices wanted immediate­ ly at the above business Auburn, June 28, 1837.— 32tf. _________ _ _ G r e a t B a rgains ! ! H YDE W ATROU S & C O. atlheirold stand are now receiving an extensive assortment of GOODS in their line, which will be sold on the most favoraole terms- Ivory, buck, sell tip, horn and bone handle Table and Defert Knives and Forks, with Carv­ ers to m a tch; P e n and Pocket Knives, Razors and Scissors, in great variety ; Rim and Mor­ tise Locks of superior quality of their own ma­ nufacture ; Butts, Screws, Window SpuDgs and Frame Pullies ; C.'hissells and Gouges, steel and iron Square-^ warranted Augurs and Bitts nail and shoe Hammers, Hatchets, Carpenters’ L e v ­ els, Bench Places, and moulding tools ; Mill and Cross Cut Saws, H,and, Pannel, Back, W e b Compass and Buck Saw s ; Brats Andirons, Sho­ vel and Tongs, Tea T r a t s , plated aod common Snuffers and Trays, brass Candlesticks and Lamp®, plaled and Brittania Table and Tea Spoons, Soup Ladles, Brittania Teapots, Coffee PotS, Waffle Irons, and Sad. and Tailors’ Irons. Hay Knives, Steelyards, brick and plastering Trowels, Steel Traps, patent Coach W rench­ es, Curry Combs, Horse and Shoe Brushes, Hand Bells and Sleigh Bells. Cut and wrought Nails Brads and Tncks Trace, Halter and Log Chains Ames, Shovels and Spades, Sqoop Shovels Am. Bar Iron, assorted sizes, fiat, square at^d round Swedes do do do flat and square English do do do flat and round Russia Jo do flat Spike and Nail Rods, Braziers Rodsassorted Hoop and Band Iron ‘ S anderson’s’extra refined Cast Steel English Blister and German Steel American Spring -3teel A x le arms and Sledge M o u lds Sleigh Shoes and Waggon Boxes. HOLLOW W A R E . Also, a few Stoves, together wilh Stove pipe, Copper Tea Kettles and Boilers. N. B.— H. VV. & Co. again remind those who are indebted to them, and whose accounts and notes have been some time due, that they must be pail immediately. They hope this notice will not be disregarded. 39. AUBURN MUSEUM. T H E n e w MUSEUM,in Ctjedell’s Building directly opposite tbe Western Exchange Genesee Street, A u b u r n , is now open forthe reception ofvisitors. The proprietors have incurred great expense in procuring rare and interesting specimens with a view to making fhe establishment per­ manent, and a public ornament to our village ncluded in there Curiosities, isa very rarecol- ection of B m D S , (about 500 iq. n u mbes,) which cost over $4,000 This Collection wasexhtbitcd a t t h e American M n u e am, in New Y o r k ; for n. few days the early part ofthis season, and acknowledged by Nat­ uralists and other good judges, to entirely sur­ pass ar y collection ever before exhibited in th U. States. As they a re expecting constant ad­ ditions to their collection lor some monlhs to come, they will not at present attempt to e n u m ­ erate. They intend to make the Museum such as shall merit a liberal patronage. EFAdmission 25 cents,children halfprice.— Doors open ar 7 o'clock' JO H N H C H E D E L L . \ Propri. ____________ A. fc J. BOSTWICK. S etors. 5 0 0 0 P I E C E S P A P E R HANGINGS, BORDERS, &c. I v i sorr & T e r r y , have this day added to their Stock of BOOKS & STA T I O N A R Y , a large, and well selected assortment of . P A P E R H A N G IN G S , F I R E B O A R D P R I N T S , W IJYDOW P A P E R S A N D B O R D E R S , of the latest patterns aud o f the nlost recent importations. Our prices will make it an object for all who wish to furnish themselves with the above article to call at No. 9, Exchange Buildings. May l l t h . 1836. NO. 4, EX C H A N G E BUILDINGS- S . C. PU N N I N G , & CO. M E R C H A N T » T A I L O R S , are now receiving a l a r g e and splgndjd assortment o f . C L O T H S , C A S S X B X E R S f i t V E S T I N G , which Will be m a d e u p t o order on s h o r t notice, and at prices which cannot fail to induce cash customers__________ .Oct. 12 . 1336 — tf. „ u BOOKS FOR TH E S E HARD TIMES,” A T IVKON & T E R R Y ’S —T.tiree Exper­ iments of Living,—Liying within the Means,—LiViiig tip to the Means—Living be­ yond the Means, 15th edition ; Sequel to do.; Elinor Fulton.; T h e Frugal Housewife, by Mrs.Child; The Young Ladies’ Friend, hy a Laily; The Young Wife’s Book ; T h e Young Husband’s Book, and many others, for Sale v e r y c h e a p . LAMP OIL & SPER M C A N D L E S . T H E Subscribers offer for sale Lamp Oil & Sperm Candles, o f a pure quality, directly from New-Bed ford ; Also an extensive assort­ ment o f Glass Lamps, Lamp Glasses, a n d Luci­ fer and Loco-Foco matches. Exchange Buildings, No. 6 , A B B O T T & FOSGATE. May 23 . 1 3 3 7 . - 2 B ATH BRICK, Rotten Stone, Glue and Rosin,a iresh supply, jus* received aud for Sale by HEW S O N & MILLIGAN. 3, Exchange Buildings.' OFFEE MILLS—w r o u g h t and c a st,a few of very superior quality, to be had at HEW S O N & M ILLIGAN’S. 3, Exchange Buildings. c M A R B L E T T V A C T O H Y . T. WHITING has on JE? hand, at his shops op North street (opposite the New Market, and the Methodist Church,) a very extensive lot o f M A R B L E for TO M B S T O N E S , M O N U M E N T S . T A - B L E S .fy c . of S u p e rior q u ality, whieh will be sold at as cheap a rate as can be bought y e s t of Albany, Auburn, August 24.1836. F f R E IN S U R A N C E . W M. FOSG A I’Eis A g e n t lor tbe* N o r t h A m e r ican F i r e I nsurance C ompany ,’ of the City ol New-York, arid will attend tq business at his Office, No. 9, Exchange Build- ____________ Auburn, F&l 4—39lf. (/Tj\|HE subscribers wiU p ay the highestpriee 41, for b u tter, cheese, lard.flannel, full dlofhs socks, stockings, dried’ apples, peaches', ann plumbs. - . COOLEY fc RA T HBUN . Sept. 27.1836. T W E N Y I F I R S T R A T E T A I L O R ESSES wa'nled, to whom constant employ, ment will be given by s . a d u n n i n g fyCo. ^ Bailors & Drapers, No. E4xchange Buildings Auburn. Aug. 24.1836. /\N R O W .R A R S . Ditching ShoVel 3 apd Pick- V y A x e s , a good supply, j u s t received by h e w s o n & m i l l i g a n : 3, Exchange Buildings. T I B A j s u g a r & IVTOLASES, tr rt roceiXe^ cheap Young Hyson Tea, Hyson, Hvson Skin, and Poaching. Also loaf a«d mmp sugar. Fish, Rice, &c., three doors west o f H o r a c e Hills’, f o r s a i e by COOLEY & R A l ’BBUN. LYONS STONE WARE. A large assortment o f S toqeW a re of a superior quality. A t s o Just received, Albany and ,Troy NAIL , a very superior article— and F I F r i T BOXES Cylender, Ga. len and L a k e G n vsa, a t No. 6 , Merchants Row . H. PpLHEMUS &.SON. AuSurn,. May 17, 1837. . _______ PLOUGHS, of the different approved pat­ terns, forsaie at H E W S O N & M ILLIG AN’S. 3,-Exchange Buildings. H B Y T G O O n S . V T E W GOODS.— Cooley fc Rathbun bav- J. v ing t3kea t h e store three doors west of Hpr»ce, Hills’ on l h e norlij.side of Genesee-st. are now receiving a; v e ry extensive assortment of spring and summer Gooda, among which are cloths, cassimers, satiaetts, and a great variety of goods for gentlemen’s Summer W ear 5 Such as crapts, camblets, linetf drilling, meri­ no cassitfier, &c. al?o rich silks, French and English prints, muslins, and cambrick, and ma­ ny fashionable articles for the season; .all q f which, tbeir friends a n d customers a re invited to call and examine- . * April 26.1837.—50 N E W GOODS A N D I f E W P R I C E S . J S. B A R T L E T P . f c Co. at their New • Store, No. 1 0, Exchange Buildings, having lost by fire, and sold since most o f their ojdstock, are enabled to offer to iheir old. customers and the public, a very large a n d almost.entirely new Stock of Goods, purchased at the latevery redu­ ced prices, and selected with great care, com­ prising most of the new style Fancy, us well as staple Dry Goods, which.they will offer cheap for cash, or approved credit. Among their d ry goods, a re a g reat variety ol Quality rind colors of Cassimers striped and plain, \ . .j. Sattmetts do do , S y J^ Figured and plain Gro De Naples, a splendid stack Blk, Gro De Rhine,real Italian & other Blk. Silks, French prints and printed muslins, very rich. April 26. N O T 1 C I ! , T H E Notes and Accounts due the late firm of H Y D E & LA N S I N G , are left for the present, at the Store lately occupied by said firm, for settlement, where those indebted are requested to call and snake immediate payment. Unlesspatd soan, they will be in the hands of the subscribers for c o llection, as t h e situation of the affairs of said firm renders speedy payment indispensable. RA T H B U N & GOULD. Dated April 25, 1837.-5G A For Sale. T H E L o t of L a n d know n as th e Lewis* Thomas F a r m , containing 80 acres, situated at Boult’s Corners in Scipio, the subscribersqffer forsaie at a great bargain. It is located in o n e of the most pleasant parts of the county, near a church, store., and Tavern. On the Farm is a good House, Barn, Orcharding. &c. It is well worthy the attention of any one wishing to purchase. T h e T e r m s oFpayment will be made easy. IG’For further particulars, enquire of Slocum Howland, at Sherwood’s Corners, or of the Subscriber in Auburn. If not sold by the I5th •of April, it will be rented. R . C . S T E E L E . Auburn, March 16, 1837.-45tf F R E S H T E A S . C H E A P YOUNG HYSON o f a n excellent quality. A .s o O L D H Y S O N ,I M P E R I A L HYSON SKIN ond BLACK T E A S at May 10,1836. J. S. B A R T L E T T & CO. S P L E N » r i ) ~ 7 PAPER Hi\2*GI!TGS, V . P . D O T J B L E D A Y , 1 NYITES his fiiends and t.iepublic, to ex­ am i n e his new slock o f Paper Hangings, Borders,Firescreens, Syc. Consisting of more than one hundred different patterns, and several thousand pieces. IIjs gold bronze, and Lithographic papers, far e x ­ cel nny papers before offered m this market, and equal any ever offered in New -Y o rb.—His stock has been purchased at the lowest fates, and merchants acquainted with the N. York market will atlow that his papers generally, are sold in p a tterns for rooms considerably low- ei’than the New York prices. Auburn , M a y 1st, 1037.—51 I T I S 0 3 J & , T S E . R T , ■ H AVE this day opened a CIRCULATING L I B R A R Y . Terms. A r t * 1. Subscribers pay in a d v a n c e , on corns mencing or renewing subscriptions . 4 For a y ear, - - $ 5 00 ) For four Juode- For six months, 3 00 ) cimo, or2octa- F o r 3 months, ~ 1 50' 5 vo volumes at For 1 month, - 63 J a time. A r t . 2. Non-Subscriibers pay for the books as returned? for each duodecimo or small­ er volume per week,six p e n c e f o r each octavo volume, one shilling. A r t . 3. N e w P u b l i c a t i o n s :— For the first3 months after they are put in circulation, they are to be detained btft three days at on time. Extra copies ot New Books will be added to the Library. A rt . 4. Every person receiving Books, must return them in the same name in which they were received. They must not be I.OANED, nor charged from one person to another, vvithoiTt first being returned to the Library. A r t . 5. Every person defacing Books, b y tea fng,writing, &c, will be charged the p».re . ofthe books so injured.’ (Cf’SeVeral Periodical Works a re placed u the . Library. The Library is opened with 800 volumns, to be increased to Fifteen Hundred, on 6 penirig of navigation. Arrangements are for receiving the new publications as they issue from the pre^s. Several valuable Period- Icalsare placed in the Library. M A Y I T , 1 8 3 T . \ T o t o b a o c o O E C B W ER S .—II. P<ifiemU 3 Sz Sdn, have j u s t received a fresh supply of that very desirable article, Mrs. Miller’s -Fine Cut chewing Tobacco,, fc smol(iDg ditto. Gentlemen don’t forget that fhe above is to be found at No. 6, Merchants. Row. Parasols and Umbrellas. A splendid assortment of all the new styles, Just received by M U R F E Y £ W O O P R U F . C t H A N D E L I E R L A M P S . — The subscri- t bers, agents for tho Patentee apd Manufac­ turer, keep on hand a supply of Lawrence’s pat­ tern Chandelier Lamp, both plain Britania and ornrimented,together with the Globes, fijrsale by the dozen, at the manufacturer’s price, adding ransportation. Also a t retail. TheseLgriip\s-> h ave aImorst entirely superse­ ded in rise tbe Livei poor and other suspending Lamps, and are believed to excel any other, Lamps ever inveVted. T h e y <ai;6 well adapted to light Churches, Factories, Hotels, Stores, and rill places where a suspending Lamp is required. j N d . H, CHEDELL & CO. Directly oppositethe Vyestern Exchange^ Gen­ esee street. Auburn. March 15V, 1837 -44tf F R E S H G R O C E R I E S A CHOICE assortment o f Gro­ ceries, just received at No. Merchants Row, H . PO L H E M U S & SON. A u b u r n , May 17% 1837. _______________ Canary Birds. F OR bale, a few pair of Canary Birds, fine songsters.) Also Bird Cages/ a t the New Museum, opposite tho Exchange, March 22. 18.<?7— 45tF FRESH TEAS. C H E A P young tea, ofan excellent quality, also, old Hyson, Imperial^Hyson Skin, & bjack Teas, three doors west of Horace Hills’, and for sale b y COOLEY & RATHBUN. TTlftESB: T E A , PORTO 3RXCQ JL Syrrup , Porto Rico S u g a r , Java aud R io Coffee, Just received at No. 16 , Exchange Buildings. J. S. B A R T L E T T &Co. „ T H E Ring, joyous chord*!—\^IDS ouTrigktn J A swifter still, and a wilder strain ! They are here—-the fair and careless heart And stsrssfiall wane ere the mtrthfilf part. —But I met a dimlympnrnfaf glance, In a sudden turn o f t h e flying dance..; - ' 1 heard the tone ofthe heavj ffgh, Ip a pause o f tbe thrilling melody I And it is not well tba? vve should-breathe On, the,bright gpring-floiyers ofthe festal wreatfi! —Yet that to thought or tfr grief belong, Leave, leave the brill o f A>Hg I Ring, joyous chords !—but who art thou With the shadowy locks o’tr thy pale young brow, • . Arid the world of dreary glootn that licit In the misty depth? o f thyi dark eyes 1 —Thou hast lov’d fair girl! thou h a s t Jo v’d tod- well 1 i Thou art mourning uswf o’er s broken spell I; \ Thou hast poured thy heart’s rich treasure forth And art unrepaid for their priceless worth ! / Mourn on ! ~ y e t come notAere Ihe while, It is but pain to see thee smile!*. There is not a tone jn our song^fojr thee —Home-with thy sorrows flee ? Ring, joyous chords ! ring put again J — But what dost thou with the revel’s train? A silvery voice through the soft air floats, But thou hast no part it) tlie gh&idening notes; There arc bright young faces that pass thee by, But they fix no glarrce Pf thy Wsnddring eye ! Away I there’s a void tn thy *,earning breast, Thau weary man I wiflthofi b find rest J Away! for thy thoughts from the scene-haye fled, And the love o f /h#.spirit is with thetiead! Thou aro but more lone mid the sounds o f mirth —Back to thy hearth! Ring, joyous chords J ring fhrth again ( A swifter still, and a wildet strain I —But thou though a reckless mein be’ thine.. And thy cup be crowned with the foaming wine,’ By the fitful burst o f t h e laguhter loud, By thine eye’s quick fiash tbro’ ids troubled cloud, I know thee!—thrill fearest fhe solemn night, . W ith-her piercing stars arid her deep wind’s might 1 There’s a tone in her voice which tho»r fain would/*! shun, For it a9ks w hat secret thesoul .halb done I ■And thou— there’s a dark vvejght on thina—away —Back to thine home and pray I Ring, joyous chords I rirtg out again ! A swjfter still, and a wilder strain J And bring fresh wreaths I - w e will banish all ^ave the free in heart from oiir festive hall. On through the maze o f the fleet dance, on I —But where are heyoung and the lovely 7 Gone! Where are ho brows with the red-rose crowned. And the floating form* with the bright zone bound 1 And the waving locks ahd the flying feet. That stil! should be whfre the mirilifiil meet S They are gone—they,are fled—they are parted all— \ , —A l a s ! the forsaken hall I < l Mrs. Remans . SE A R C H WARRANTS, and most other K ? Blanks ncatly ptlnted., for sate b y O L P H A N f T .fc S K I N N E R . [From ihe St. Louis B u l l e t i n ’ IN T E R E S T I N G NARRATIVE. A young gentleman who left Canada in July last and went via the great Lakes to the colony of Red River, Hudson’s Bay Territory, has ^ent us the following mel­ ancholy account o f the fate of his two companions ia their subsequent journey from that colony to St. Peters : We left the settlement of Red River (better known as Lord Selkirk’s Color,y,) Hudson’s Bay Territory, on the 27th of February. My companions were a Mr- Richard Hayes and Mr, Ignatius Parys. We proposed walking across the plains on snow shoes & Fort Snelling, St. Peters ; the distance, as it is necessary to trav­ el it in winter season, is 750 miles. We were piovidsd with a Metiff or half blood, a native of the colony, as guide, and dogs and traineau fo carry our provisions, buffalo robes, blankets, &c. None but those who have travelled in the winter season, in the greiat prairies of the north and west, can have any idea of the fatiguo, privations and dangers, at­ tendant on the traveller in these dreary re­ gions. Constantly exposed to cold winds, frequently unable to cross the long trav­ erses, which in many instances extend more than fifty miles from one point of woods to another, in thess cases obliged to pass the night on the plain, foi tunate if he can find the miserable shelter o f a few rushes which are found near the ponds of the prairie. But the greatest o f the traveller’s many sufferings is from thirst. Even while walking on frozen water, he suffers tbe greatest anguish, which h© in vain endeavors to alleviate by eating snow, this only increases his sufferings ; his mouth becomes more and more inflamed ; his desire for drink fearfully augments, while a lassitude comes over him which water only can dissipate. The weather in February had been un­ usually mild fo’r the northern climate of Red River settlement, and at the time of our departure, some of the oldest inhabi- ta.its predicted our subsequent sufferings and disasters—saying that March would be terribly cold and stormy,' and at the same time giving US the unpleasant infor­ mation that they not only considered, but actually knew March to be the m on dan- g^rou.H montfi in the year to travel the plains in. We too soon realized the prediction^ of the old hunters. From the 4th to the 15th of RJarch we had scarcely a day without a storm. In fact, the weather was a continuation of stprms. At differ­ ent times we had been obliged to pass eight days in encampments. These de­ lays had: fearfully reduced our food. We were aware o.f our great distance from any trading post, where alone we could expect to get relief^ knowing that there were no Indians within three hundred miles of our route, from the almost total absence of the Buffalo, as We saw but 19 in travelling 500 miles. , Our only alternative was to push on as fasf as possible to the trading establish­ ments of the American Fur Company, at Lake Traverse, near the head of. St- Peters river. Bui we found it easier to determine than to effect. Continued exposure to the cold, without a Sufficiency of food, (which, little as it was, we had frequently to eat ic, a frozen state,) had so weakend u« that it was with difficulty .we could drag one foot after another and our feet were so severely lacerated by the frozen cords of the snow shoes that it was n > uncommon thing to see the blood oozing through Our moccasins.' Such was our miserable condition, when, oi\ the 17th o f March, -we were suddenly overtaken in tbe plain by \a storm of snow and sleet from tbe north west, waich I shall not attempt to describe. At the time the storm came on we were about five miles from a point of wood, which lay in our route. I happen­ ed to be in front, the dogs followed tclose tom e , Mr. Hays )iot more than* 50 yards behind Ljtfr. Parys more than a mile distant. T h e morning haying been very fine, the guide, not apprehending any danger, had left us to follow the track of & deer, intending td cross tbe plain in an­ other direction, and meet us at the' wood io which we were hastening when tbe storm’ came on, wetting us through io our skin and blanket coats, Which soon became stiff with frost, and enveloped us in dense clouds of drifting snow,- from which we found it difficult 10 escape, halfsuffiiCated. Fortunately, I had noticed the sudden change of the wind from north-west to north, and shaped my course according­ ly, still hoping to reach the. wood; up­ on which Mr. Hayes, who was then .quite near me, observed that we were going wrong and would certainly perish. I re­ plied, “ No, no—follow mo quick as you can.” At this instant I qaw him stoop, probably to arrange his snow sh o e s ; I cOnti tued on a few paces— an immense cloud ol snow hid him from my sight and 1 never afterwards saw hjm.—-l had not proceeded more than two miles when 1 fell down a steep ravine, and before 1 could extricate m yself -out o f the snow, was nearly suffocated. On regaining tlie edge qf the ra vine, 1 found the dogs tran, eau completely buried in a snow bank.— After digging them out with one'otrny snow shoes I managed to puss the ravihe, and in a short time found rnyselfin the edge of a small wood which 1 aftewra**ds discovered to be the same for xhich had started in the morning, where we were to have waited for the guide. The wood afforded but little shelter, being only a few straggling oaks upon a rising grgtind, and after a number of fruitless attempts, f had to abandon all hopes o f making a fire during the contm. uation of the storm ; vyhich seemed every moment to increase with tenfold violence. Having made a'hole ir) a snow bank, I rolled myself up, covered a s I was with snow and ice, in buffalo robes and blank* ets, and got under the snow, where I lay un­ til the following morning. My sufferings were severe. For more than sixteen hours I had almost continually to keep rubbing my feet and hands to save them from be­ ing frozen, and at the same time to keep myself from falling asleep, for which I had the greatest desire.; knowing well, that should 1 allow sleep to over povve^me, I would perish, and I had but little hope of again seeing the guide. Thus I was alone in a strange country —the route unknown to me, even should I escape the horrors of the night— bu­ ried in a snow bank in a halt frozen state, fearful that I would be unable to kindle a fire after the storm had ceased, and to add to the gloominess Of my situa tion I was annoyed the whole night by the howling of innumerable wolves In concert with the raging storm. At dawn I crept from under the snow and fired two shots. Sooi^ after the guide came up and informed me that he had, after wandering for more than four hours in tho plain, by mere chance fallen into a small wood, about seven miles tothe west, where he had managed to keep himself from freezing by making a large fire, being well provided with materials for that purpose. Mr. Farys was found half buried in snow and almost dead. He survived four days. AU search for Mr. Hays proved ineffectual, arid as he had not ta­ ken the precaution to provide himself with materials for making fire there can be no doubt of his fate. Even had he lived through the night, which I think impossible, he must have perished after­ wards frotn either cold or hunger. Being without any food except part of one of the dogs which he had been obliged to kill, we had nothing but the melancholy alternative of leaving Mr. Parys behind tn a hut made of our buffalo skins, and hastening on to the trading establishment, upwards pf70 miles dis­ tant, for relief. Having remained one day near the scene of disaster, the guide and myself set out at 2 P. M- and on the following day at dark, we reached the trading establishment. Men were im mediately despatched for Mr. Parys, with orders to search for the body of Mr. Hayes. They returned in eleven days bringing in the body of Mr. Parys, whom they found dead id the lodge We had made Fr r him. Ever) thing in the hut indicated that he had died on the second jor third day of our departure. As this is given to the public with a hope that by that means the melancholy fate of ray unfortunate companions may come to tbe knowledge of their friends, it ,may becom e consolation ta those o f Mr; 'Parys to hear that he was decently inter­ red near the trading house of the Amer- can Fur Company, Lake Travers. It is painful to say that there is now t.o probability of the remains of Mr. Hayes eVfer being found, as, since my arrival at St. Peter’s. I have heard from the In­ dians of lake Travers, who in their spring hunts, near where Mr. Hayes must have perished, searched a number of days Without being successful. Mr, Parys was’ a native of Porand, and formerly an officer in »he Polish ar­ my. H e served with Gen. Rommno during tbe late revolution in Poland, and was in ail the great battles of that despe­ rate stuggle. After the fail of Warsaw, be left his unhappy country and travelled through Germany, France, and Eng-’ land; H e came to America in the spring of 1827, and at the time e f his death was about 97 ye »rs of age. Mr. Hayes was from Glenmire county, Oork, Ireland, and since his arrival in* America, lived, until June or July last, at Laehine, Lower Canada.—1 H e was 21 years of age. M. M. Tab fo r Shue#.— A gentleman who keeps a large flock of sheep, assures* us that during the Season of grazing, he gives his sheep tar, at ihe ral4 o f a gill a day, for, every twenty sheep. H e puts the tar in troughs,sprinkles a litte flue salt/over it, and the -sheep eat it eagerly. This pre­ serves them from worms in the head, pro­ motes their general health, and i© suppo­ to be a specific against rot.— N , E . Parmer, From the N- Y. Evem % Star. . T H E NA T I V E AMERICAN SILK W O R M — N E W PL A N FO E T H E W ORM S T O W IND T H E COCOONS. Mr. Editor—-Since the receipt of your paper yesterday, f received the Nantucket Inquirer p f Ihe 15th insf,, in which Mr. ’ Jenks asks for further intelligence in re­ lation to .the article, on the Silk Worm, .published in the Star o f the Bd inst. As the words, “ six different plans for the worm to wind the cocpon,*’ were publish­ ed verbatim as t expressed them in con­ versation with you, the call seems to re­ quire some explanation on iny part. I will give it briefly thus t ” It is so many con trivances to accommodate tbe insect in its preparation ibr ‘ winding up,’ or so many different contrivances on which (not round which) the larve may suspond and wind the cocoon. One ofthe plans maybe de­ scribed thus: nine lath \ inch thick, 1^ inch wide, and 40 inches' loqg placed on edge, horizontal, parallel to each other, and 1 inch apart in the*cle r ; these are connected by lath,, 111 'inches long, fastened across the ends ; the whole forming a grate of 9 bars by 40 inches. Five of these grates, placed pa­ rallel to^aqd above each other, | inch, apart In the clear, connected by a single nail at each corner, with lath 9|^ inches long, standing vertically on end, form's one plan, which is probably the be>t of the six, and in the opinion of some good judges is superior to all other plans (not except­ ing the European plan of bushes and branches of trees) for economy, both in the space which it occupies to accommo­ date an eq u a l number of worms, and the expense of Construction. The 48 lath required for its construction are worth 6 cents, and can be made with the labor of one hour worth 12 cents— making in all 18 cents. The worms wind the cocoons between' the bars and between the grates, when by removing the 4 vertical lath at the corners, the cocoons can be cleared out in a few minutes, certainly io less time, and in better condition, tljian the same number can be removed from among bushes and leaves. The native American Silk Worm feeds upon elder, which is its principal food, and from it spins a cocoon of good silk, strong, soft, and lustrous, though courser than that of the Asiatic worm. The sm dlest cocoon in my possession, from the n'ative American worms, is 70 per cent, heavier than the heaviest of the Asi atic. A fair average ofthe native cocoons are nearly three hundred per cent, heavier than most of the Asiatic. 1 weighed to­ day a fair average of the native^ American cocoons with four different kinds of Asia­ tic, from my own raising this year—the weights show the quantity of silk, without the chrysalis, aa follows : I^ative American Cocoon, 17. grains. Asiatic large white do. 6 | “ ‘‘ bright do. do. 4 “ ii Monti di Brianza, a pale yellow, B “ ” Golden Yellow, 2 “ The ova of the two last named were imported by Mr. Tinelli the present year. They are much cultivated in Italy and Spain, and produce the finest silks in Eu­ rope* The Monti di Brianza is particu­ larly famed for receiving and retaining the most beautiful dye. By the above you will perceivp that the Native American furnishes 850 per cent, more silfi than the Golden Yellow AmUc. A description of the Native American Silk Worm may enable Mr. Jenks to re­ cognize an old’ and familiar acquaintance, whom he has often frightened from its resting-place with the exclamation, “ Oh ! what a beautiful butterfly,” pronounced in a tone too loud and too harsh fo» such sensitive antennee. , It ranks in Linne’s System of Nature in the Animal Kingdom, Class 5, Insec order III, Lepidoptera, Genus, Phalaena. The Moth or perfect insect is without pro­ boscis, and therefore cannot eat ; it , has antennae 2 pectinate and black, head white, eyes 2 black, thorax red,- abdomen entirely surrounded with alternate red and white bands, wings 4 brownish gray, light­ er in the mule, interior of two upper wings red, with one large oceliate spot near each exterior, and 2 smaller and less distinct in the margin ; from the anterior to the pos­ terior is a band of 2 distinct red and white lines, between this band and the interior is a large white lunate macula surroundod with red and black, tbe last r’escribi-d band and lunate macula are Jhe same in lower wings ; across the exterior and margin is a band of 4 distinctlines ashy gray ; low­ er wings the same. The Larvans is g r e e n i s h , w i t h o u t hair e x c e p t a few on 2 p r o t u b e r a n c e s ^ a n d fe e d s .m o s t l y o n .elder. The ovar is cream color cPouded with red- dish gum, with which they are fastened to the leaf or hark. T5 e Pupa or Chrysalis is dark brown, enclosed in a cocoon of strong, soft and lush ous silk. It is an a tive of the North American States, and is found in no other country. I have eleven ofthe cocoons in my possession four of whieh I found on Manhattan Island, near Harlem, N. Y ., and seven in the forest Of Bergen county, N. J, I intend this summer to manufacture some sewing silk from the native Ameri­ can cocoons, and hereby promise to send Mr, Jenks one skein o f it, provided he will ‘ contrive’ to some better name than * con­ trivance* of the plan of lath described in this^commuuication. - Yours, &c. * 1 O. F . D urant . Jersey City, July 21 .* 1837. • - 1 - 1 1 - - 1 A Battle in West Florida,— T b e Ala­ bama, Irwinton Herald* (slip) July l 8 th, states that information had been received by a gentleman from Marianna, that an­ other severe battle bad taken place be- tvve°n the whites and Indians in which the latter were defeated with great slnugbler. Loss of the whites, five killed and several wounded. It would appear that the .Indi­ ans ware the fugitive Creeks, who, driven out of Georgia and Alabama by Wellborn W hy are shin plasters called ‘fHickory Leaves ? Because they grow uporythe body and branches o f Old IlicTcorps experi­ m e n t s . Mr. Webster now ‘stands pre-eminently in tlm first rank o f living statesmen, and as an expounder ofr our national constitu­ tion and the true principles of our govern­ ment, he fias proved himseif to be superior, to any other in the United States. ^ This is admitted by the intelligent and honora­ ble men among his opponents, and will be insisted on by all, o f evfery name .and par- tyy so soon as lie shall have passed from, the stage of life. This prediction is made- fearlessly, confidently— and to the proof o f its correctness we ask the attention of the reader but for a moment. . , In.his reply to Coi. fjayu©, of Soutfi Carolina, Mr, Webster, in one o f the most splendid senatorial efforts that ever re­ sounded in the legislative halls o f any na^ tion, in any age, maintained and defended^ th-* authority and the principles o f the con­ stitution, the supremacy o f the laws, and. the integrity of the Hnion ; and was main­ ly instrumental iu warding off dangers which all admitted to exist, and which then threatered to overthrow the govern­ ment. We will not take upon ourselves to impeach the motives of those against whom lie then contended ; they undoubt­ edly believed themselves in the right; but there were conflicting opinions lespecting constitutional doctrines vitally important to the existence of (he republic, that made wise men tremble for the consequences. But the masterly exposition given by Mr/ Webster on that occasion, seemed effectu­ ally to settle the agitating questions under discussion ; tho debates wore away; the momentary asperities incident to the fer­ vor and heat of argument, were softened' down ; the impending danger passed ; the. discussion ended, and members departed in as much, harinony and personal good will for each other as js usual on such o c­ casions. _ Yet this victory of principle, this glo-, rious triumph of the constitution, tbrotlgh the instrumentality o f Mr. Webster, alarm­ ed tho fears and excited the jealousy of the leaders o f ‘ the party and they* dead to all sense of either honor or shame, ridi­ culed and calumniated the individual by. whom the principles ofthe constitution and* government had heen thus ably vindicated.! They represented his arguments as weak and puerile, and his sentime.nts as being butrthe repetition of old federal doctrines, taking cate to insinuate thatthey were e x ­ ceedingly monstrous, without explaining what they w.ere. ., , w But m irk the sequel. _ Anon, anqther danger arose from the *ame quarter, equal­ ly or more formidable, threatening an e x ­ tinction o f the functions of the,general g o ­ vernment in one ofthe states of the Union, Its form was different from that which had passed, though its tendency wae similar* and its location was such that it could nri’t be met or affected by senatorial debates*’— When this danger became imminent, G en/ Jackson aroused himself, to action* and turned it aside by his celebrated proclama­ tion. ..That proclamation was based en­ tirely uoon the ground taken by Mr. Web­ ster in his senatorial exposition of the, constitution and laws of Congress. So^, far forth as the proclamation purpoited to bo an exposition of the principles of civil government, the sanctity of law and (lie. spirit o f the constitution, it was borrowed from Mr. Webster’s Speech in tbq senate/ That was the vademecum, the very t e x t - , book from whieh ©very sound principle in the proclamation was taken. For this act Genera! Jackson was lauded to the skies by the mercenary crew by whom he w,af surrounded, from “ the author o f the let­ ter to Sherrod jYilliams” dqwn to the low­ est of the vfle, wb'le they at the same time, dead to all sense of honor and ,of shame, were calumniating the source from whicfy their idol had derived his constitutional weapon, ascribing to him’unsound politicalj principles w‘ ich he. never professed, and odious sentiments which he never uttered. — Geneva Courier. . T H E FLO R ID A WAR.-*—W e said, a. few days ©ince, that the Florida War had, cost a million o^ dollar©. This statement met the eye of a gentleman who is wejl in­ formed upon the subject, and who writes us that instead of one million , this mhera*. ble. disastrous WAR HAS A L R E A D Y COST TW ELV E M ILLIONS OF. DO L L ARS! . This is a startling, and almost Incredible amount. But our infor-, matinn comes from a course in the highest degree respectable. * And has this Government expended T WE LYE M ILLIONS OF DOL-, LARS m this inglorious war against an impoverished, oppressed remnant o f an Indian Nation! Have we spent so much treasures, vcelth Streams pf blood, in an* unavailing effort to drive , the wretched. Semioolcsfrom their soil*? And are we to go on with our Indian robberies at Ihe, terrible sacrifice of,money and lives T We, appeal to the Argus and Globe for light on the subject. What has the . Florida. War cost! When is it to term inatet Aod what is to bo accomplished by it T The subject fs deeply interesting to the character of the Republic. Tw o years have nearly elapsed since the war com- mf need, and the Indians are si ill in pos­ session of their own. If it has already, coat $sl2,0Q0,000, without having gamed a point in ihe controversy, When wifi the- war end, and what will be its whole cbst ? Will lhe Argus and Globe, or eilhpr <5? them, answer 'I— Alb. Jour* 11 1 f ' - t y* Perilous Jldventure •— The Ctenajonari^ Radii tells us* that on the 9th inst. a young[ man by the name of Boyce, while at­ tempting to clamber up the precipice ad­ join mg the*Can8joharie Falls, lost bojd, and seizing at the instant a dry bush which broke in his hand,' caused him to fill! directly upon the margin o f the cas­ cade; F-ottunately, he struck Upon hi* ferit, and finding the momentum so great, that he could not avoid going down the falls, he made a powerful leap, (to clear, the projecting rocks) and* succeeded In' gaining the basm. which is 45 feet below,' and tnrire ttart 10 feet /rom the- line, qf perpendicular at the* summit. What is and others, have collected In Wes! Florida ^ ____ ____ to the number of about 500. at the bead of singular, the basin is only about 8 v Escumbia and Black Water Bays. At feet \n diameter/f and enclosed with t h e s e p l a c e s they find tribes hitherto friend- p0jnted roeks , and precipices, hexing ly and are awaiting with them the cample- m o rer than . throe feet depth of tion of their crops, t o renew/it is fqarfid,„rapy wate/to cover th e , uneven.hot tom. r hostilHieqln the T a l l . / iand notwithstandingthe man escaped with I t h a e b e e n r e c e n t l y a f f i r m e d th i t c o l d v e r y l i t t l e j n j u r y . . w a t e r d a s h e d f r o m t b e . m o u t h o f a w e l l , o n • G o i m f i r the Office-holder a p e r s o n p r o s t r a t e d b y n Q x i o u p . g a s s e s a t . I k e P e o p l e J— t h t * i s t h e C U f f W lC y 0 1 t % t h e W t t o m , 8 p e e a i { y r c s u s c i t a t e s h i f n . - | 4 a Y * f j iii H r f! 1-4 it *t :* riV } & t | ir i

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