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\A P O U G H K E E P S I E E A G U E , PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BT P l a t t ^ R a u n e j r ; Eoery Wednesdaif morning, Main-st., Poughkeepsie At two dollars per annum. F ot the Poughkeepne Eagle. Tfce true Auxiliaries of the Toilet. BY MKS. HY. S --- G --- R. iraphernalia gay— lauteous graces smiling wait >rdinate. A brighter train Shall hover round the lovely Neophyte, Arrange her locks in amaranthine braid, Atljusl llie flowing garment’s ample fold, And by a magic touch, the ambient air Surcharge with odors redolent of heaven. 'While with submissive mein and watchful look. To catch tho wishes of her wandering eye, Fair light'W ing’d Sylphs are ministering around. First on the dara clear mirror operates The sweet illusion. Frowns, nor haughty glance, Reflected from its plane, olTend the eye, But beauty, vestur’d in simplicity And native grace, unborrowed and Rises majestic on the enraptur’d sense, And in the polish’d azure brightly beams The radiant image, robed in Hm Pov$kkec!pdU VOJL. VIII. POUGHKEEPSIE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 24, IS35. NO. 374. d unboughf, lage, robed in ilumility. Next, in a crystal vase, a beauteous Sylph, Hovering like Psyche o’er the casket lid, (Less gemm’d and lustrous lhan her rainbow wings,) Infuses by a touch the wond’rous charm To banish wrinkles, and array the brow In alabaster tvhiteness. Art divine 1 tier name, Contentment. Maiden, with the calm Yet ever varied smile, oh 1 in my heart, Celestial habitant, lake thy abode, And with thy glad looks scare the brooding thoughts That gather in the misty vale of life! Lo! mild-eyed Modesty and Innocence, Twin vestal sisters, linked hand in hand, (Like lambs di^porli ^2 on the daisied lea,) Come smiling on, wiih Cheerfutness and Joy, To offer homage due at beauty’s shrine. Last, in a beaker ting’d with thousand dyes Of deep cerulean, damask’d o’er with gold. To bathe bright eyes, “ unsullied with a tear,’’ Stands sovereign dew, y’clept Benevolence ■Whosevhose lali.snuinicali.snuinic touchuch doilioili iustarnstant l to d i mt... Tho visual ray become more finely keen To mark the virtues in a sister form— And sees no evil—or, if seen, conceals.— Hail 1 union of c.valtcd essences! Cosmetics costlier and richer far Than aught of rare that either Ind can boast. Lci not sweet woman ever rashly seek The toilet, wanting your subduing spells,— lirst|style of art. A few tales were floating abo in the water, which on a seaman ripping one them up with his knife, were discovered to be fi cd with the most cosily French laces, at that tim« of immense value in England, On the bed, thi furniture of which was in a corresponding style of magnificence, was coiled up the attenuated body of an old man, his chin and body being in contact, and his arm wrapped round some bulky object, in an embrace, the convulsive force of which death had been unable to relax. The men turned the corpse, and having with some difficulty forced the stiffened limbs asunder, discovered that the o b ject of all this solicitude, which had been stronger than famine and the fear o f death, was a large bag filled with gold coin. Overjoyed as the seamen were, at their good fortune, the hideous grin which sat upon the features o f the corpse, whose dead fishj eye, dimly discovered in the dubious light, seemeci fixed with malign meaning upon those who had al length reft from him his dear-loved treasure, sc horrified even the hardy seamen, that it was not till they had removed the whole of the valuable ef­ fects into their own boat, and had pulled a cable’s length from the sinking sloop, that they began to congratulate each other on their prize, “A damn’d slippery sheet anchor the old un was made fast to, for ridjng out the death storm,” said one of the men—^“And it’s a slippery way that same has been fish’d to, or I ’m a seahorse,” remarked the old boat-steerer. “W h y so you are, Joe; a marine may see that without a tellcscope,” replied the man who had oken first. “W h y you don’t mean for to go for say that a free trader’s money ar’n’t as good another’s, and won’t melt into grog as well >m the protectii d had in despair engaged ii tion of a smuggler. The ments in the cabin of the his taste, and the paintinj in E g y p t .— Cairo, March I pl.ngue, which had spared Egypt during 11 ’ had not for several months extended he Plagi '- j years, and [- j i)eyoiid the not for several moi ’alls of Alexandria, is now beginning ill directions in this unfortunate coun- They I nation, a small port Scotland, when theyhey wereere es w espied and chased by le cutter. A s it would have been rich was lined with tood fail M I S C EUUAN EO U S. A VOYAGE TO T H E N O R T H SEAS. CHAPTER 1. the students of Edii a more than lous disposition irrcl fostered. The )f Arthur’s Seat be- During the war with France, Edinburgh imbibed and displayct common portion of the pugnacic which the great national quarrel f Broad Hills and the recesses of Arthur’s Seat came the scene of many duels, not a few which were fatal. The circumstances which I arc about to record, arose o u t o f one of these ju v e - uiile rencontres ;—and there will be many—then fellow-students with the present hero and writer, now grave and reverend seignors in law, physic, and divinity—who will recognize the adventui one, that, during our time, boro away the distinguished honours. Frank Arundel, on his taking bis degree M . D., gave, as is usual, a feast to his friends,- where a quarrel having arisen between his dearest friend, Harry Hollyiak, and himself, they fought, and Harry was borne, to all apperance, li felcss from the field. Hollyoak was a lieutenant in His Majesty’s navy, had undei’s boyhood, and,ijid, to adddd lo thehe unhappyi nati of the ail'air, was betrothed to Frank’s sister, Hi '“\ ? a to a lo t un betrothed to Frank ’s > was the grand toast of the Westmori ilhs. The anguish of Arundel may I imagined under this miserable misfortune. For some time he would not leave the body, and persis­ ted in his intention of giving himself up to the authorities. A t last, however, he was prevailed on to fly, and after a succession of adventures, which it is unnecessary to relate, found himself on board the Labrador, a Greenland whale ship, in which he had en g a g e d h im s e lf as surgeon. Tim captain of the Labrador, by name Bellamy, was a vSin, shallow, overbearing man, who pos­ sessed neither the blulTgood humour of a seaman, nor the courtesy of a well bred landsman. H e pi* qued himself upon a certain peculiar manner, which be mistook for politeness, and which sat as ill upon Lisvulgar carcase as would a silk cloak upon the back of a scavenger. It was impossible for F rank to con­ ceal the contempt and disgust which the general conduct of the captain created. This, of course,. hut he with his oar, “ with a will 1 men, a long stroke a a steady; the ship is’n’t where she was half hour ago, and yon scud flying to the nor’east is no errand of good for ‘those who go down to the sea in ships, and do business on themighty waters.’ It’s my mind that yon dead old man’s grb done for nothing!” Profound silence followed this remark of the old iriner ; the men saw that the ship had drifted nsidcrably to leeward, and that the wind was again rising; they therefore stretched themiic-lves vigorously to their oars, and strove through the stormy waters with the energy of men whose rves are strong by sense of danger. They iched the ship, and were standing among their tnpanions, watching in silence when the little ;.sfl they had left would settle into the waves. “Yonder goes the Albatross on her last dive,”saii ■oico ill a foreign accent, as the stern of the littl craft burst out with a noise which was heard dis­ tinctly above the roar of the wakening tempest and plunging down head-foremost, she vanished from the view, “a lovelier sca-boat never gladdened a seaman’s eye, and a fleeter never walked over the waves !” The men turned suddenly round to the speaker, and saw that it w a s one of the rescued cre w who had uttered this characteristic elegy on his favored vessel. His tall form was bent from weakness, the tears streamed over his famine- furrowed cheeks, and dropped off his matted black beard, while he strained his eyes towards the spot where the agitated waters had closed over tho little sloop. The sympathising tars conveyed him to his destined berth, while old Joe walked aft. ition, a sm: lotland, wh( an English revc dangerous to keep the coast, whicl cruisers, the captain of the Albatross stood fairly out to sea, liopimg, by the till now unparalleled speed o f his vessel, soon to escape all pursuit. The revenue cutter, however, which held him ill chace, proved to be as fast as the Albatros.s; and as the latter vessel was kept before the wind, that being her favorite position for swiftness, they had got further into the open sea before they escaped from the cutter than either the boisterous nature of the weather, or the low state o f their provisions, ren­ dered at all desirable. The wind continued to rise until it blew a perfect hurricane, from the south-east, and the crew of the Albatross— “Aware that flight in such a sea Alone could rescue them,” verccompelled to drive before the tempest, with jnst IS much .canyas set as was sufficient to keep their raft awake upora the waters;—until on the third day, a tremendous sea striking her snapped off the rudder below its trunk, and sweeping with resist­ less force along the decks, bore away upon its bo­ som the captain and two of their best hands, wllO had been stationed at the wheel. Before they had time to ascertain Ihn extent of their calamity, a- nothcr sea following in the wake of its predeces­ sor, completely burfed the little vessel, and when it emerged quivering as in a mortal convulsii romanider of the seamen saw with horror ths the board, its ruins encumbei ther and more powerful means of making . each acquainted with each other’s character, and inm: lei soon found himself compelled to add ad- Arundel soon found himself compelled to miration of her mental power to the other sei ments which he entertained for his sweet coni]pan- ion. Her remarks this uni cordon was quite inellectuai iss, and has therefore been jorous orders for watcliing house, ami preventing any of its from going out, proved highly displeasing irabs and Turks on whom that duty had SilToyct Jin H er remarks were sometimes erroneous, sel- profound; but they were dictated by an un- cd love of truth, and rectitude of jirinciple ould have caused them to have been listen- lopber with respect, and they pos- is of originality which were per­ fectly grateful to one who, like Arundel, had for many years been accustomed to hear criticism in­ stead o f comments by learned bores, whose remarks were cavils and their reasonings disputes. But if Flora’s judgment sometimes erred, her heart nei or did; and this is the supreme excellence o f wt man. She gradually became more cheerful; a smile would now and then steal over her still pale cheek, and light up her blue eyes: and such was the witchery which this, the natural ej the Arabs and Turks on w'hom tlii been imposed, and whose religious code them to regard no disease as contagious, unless! accordance with the will of God; thov therefor considered the severe quarantine not only\ irreligious, liu t a lto g e t h e r s u p e rflu o u s , a n d conscq\uently have done everything in their power to evade its regula­ tions, either by”conccaling concealing the dead, bu>ving them S’d'S [J^o m the ^ e w ~ E n g la n d Earmer,^ b i r d k i l l i n g c o n d e m n e d . Southboro, June 1, 1835. M r .E d itor—X am sorry at the return of Old lection that our ears should again be pained by e incessant popping of guns in destroying our small birds. Icisan infamous recreation; and practice so cruel and inhuman—so repugnant f the interest of farmers that it cannot be contemph ted without regret. I feel satisfied that this unfeeling practice will be discontinued a£ once when its evils are taken into ‘Going to market, [r J “ Y e s.” “ Then put on cloth pants^ tho eather has changed ; wind NE~drizzIing, muck}’, id damp. Here’s a climate for you ! Here's -icty with a vengeance 1 Two chests of draw- are now necessary ; one labelled “ winter,” the otner “summer and the first duty o f a morning, is, lo see how the weather cock points, and then say prayers.—iV. Y. Star. m his ; there \Why don’t Webster take—his gv shoulders and go shooting in Pennsylva is good game in that state, and he is i good shot. A man may pass current for his real value, when he is better known to the people. Talk to the farmers about rail roads and canals-— keep dark, of course, about common schools, and rumple the rufl's of the Dutch girls. Politicians nmst take a leaf out of Van Buren’s book— he kicks all claims and pretensions ; talent 5, cUh'cr by the dead, burying fhei icir own houses, or finally throwing the corps- •ing the night into tlie water or into the street. ’ \lat thes ing the ni^ then found that these quarantine measures t lead lo most dangerous consequences, and the public health was much less like!}’ to suf- a regular and cautious interment of the vvhidiiierJealures were form niing from its novelty, expression for ted ;—so char­ ming from its novelty, and so heavenly from its'eF\ fects—that Arundel'would turn himself away to liration which il the tumult of )ofc his whole frame. Nor let this seem the exaggerated and idle crea­ tion of a wanton fancy. A less lovely woman than Flora M ’AIpino, in such romantic circumstam j‘J o n ’*thc,'“®‘’^o®C\^'''hich she was placed, where the tv ;hat and the presence of mast was gone by the board, its ruins encumb the deck; the bulwarks were broken down carried off; the companion, binnacle-wheel, and boats were all swept aw a y ; and the Albatross, which a few minutes ago had been bounding gal- intly from sea to sea, lay wallowing in the trough kc a creature of sense in its last agonies. It is long before the fury o f ihe elements to which saman has been accustomed from his childhood, I force despair into his heart. The remainder of the crew so isurc eascc and in sc iberinjii*’*” wiliWl clement in their Wildcsl fonti were con- - »\>' SuvSrrttS £ “ ap“me rS'e'SS susceptible than that of Prank A rundel;—but there is no necessity for taxing the imagination by such a hypothesis—for the man yet lives, who re­ membered with almost undiminished delight, the emotion which the shipwrecked girl created in his bosom, when the first smile mantled licr cheek,and she stood like a lovely apiiarilion before him. Yet Arundel neither talked nor Ihoi r by a regular and cauti ;ad, than by allowing the presence of infected corpses in habited houses. Directions had also been given, requiring that all the sick should be visited by European ph}'sicians, in order to ascer­ tain whether the disease in each case was really the plague or some other malady. The enforcing ’this iiKTasuro, particularly with respect to the Turk­ ish women, produced considerable irritation on the minds of the people. The clergy interfered in the matter, and sent several petitions to Mehemet Alii, who returned this simple answer, that the relations of the deceased, who refused to allow them to be visited by European doctors, should not be forced to do so against their will; but in such cases the dead should be considered as victim s of the conta­ gion, and their friends would he subjected to the severity of the quarantine. In tho first instance, a strict watch was kept upon the houses suspected of having taken the infection ; but the cxanipli indria soon scontinued a consideration. It is the remark of common observation that our turds are becoming fewer from this periodical de­ struction. There is ignorance and wr thy in ayoungman, whowil and orchards, purposely to delight himself in wan tonly massacreing the innocent and harmless birds ; be wounding to the sensibility of any one, ill stop to think, to see the mothers killed off at this season, and the young hroods left day after day, to send forth their hungry cries, opening their mouths in vain to receive the expected mor­ se], and then perish of starvation. Moreover we cannot be ignorant o f the addition of beauty and loveliness which our birds make to lics( self itomac, i rn-yards and piazzi in a quadrille—i mocracy.—A'. Y, St< fide ■any thing I a hand at for ihe de- Arkansas.—A letter from a settler in Arkansas, published in the Tennessee Yeoman, contains an interesting description of this large and rich ter­ ritory o f our Union. The Arkansas river run­ ning east, divides it into two nearly equal portions. The southern is rather swampy, and has the mag- nificer^Rcd river—it is admirably adapted fi our meadows and gro the exhibition of theii lusic, a sum’ and to c ir versi-colorcd pIiiiiiE ts of industry and skill. intry scenery,in plumage—their kill. Their vo­ ice, seems to make up a part of spring and nmer. In truth the month of May would scarce be May, with all its bursting buds and vernal breathings, without the lively note of the lark, the modest strain of the robin, and the melody of other lo cheer up the mornings, and console lure. Th< miles time fortunately lulling, they were able to ej le requisite measures for the comfort—if s 'ord could be used at such a time—of them d their unhappy passengers. It is unm detail their dircadful sufferings from unhappy situation any such sentiment. d nor thought of love. His ^ precluded his indulging in But he saw that his society il, perhaj , uui me vAaniple of 1 soon put an end to this measure, and iw perfect freedom is allowed cveii to those sup- feed on insects posed to have contracted the disease. The plague that low and as brought to Alexandria by a Maltese. ' ' Three ships which arrived at Trieste candria brought letters which express the great- ;t alarm respecting the frightful increase of the mgsters, to cheer up I our evening hours. B u t these are n o t 1 __ one to plead for their safety They are useful. ‘Without llw farmer would be faint indeed. The feathered tribe work in the feed ■■ ------ springs, and produces abundant crops o and corn without the necessity of any cu!- “ \he Arkansas river is navigable for 600 miles, and the W hite river farther north for 300. The Red river, when cleared of its raft will be navigable for 800 miles. All these rivers open in- the Mississippi. The Clierokees and Choc­ taws are settled to the west of the territory ; Mis­ souri bounds it on the north; Texas and Louis- iana on the south ; the Mississippi N. y. star. !xas and Loui ippi on the east.— lem the induce •vation. economj' of nature. ;ts, and therefore preservation, f hopes of the ery iniportat M o s t o f thei light by the Bank !—Tiie democracy of (bis ;reat Union of the most free and intelligent people earth, will be horrified by the following para- p’aph :— Importan, \nt and Interesting Mission .—The Sen ate of the United States, at its last session passed a resolution requesting the Piesiiient to consider the expediency of entering into negociations with the South American States, for ihe purpose of se­ curing for our commerce and people, a safe passsge across the Isilimus from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. In compliance with this recommendaiii-n of the Senate, we understand the President has appointed Col. Charles Biddle, of Tennessee, to conduct the nogociution, and that lie is about 10 visit the Southern Cjiitiiient, in prosecution of the objects in view. Here, tlien, we have the secret of the a-aful ex- nsion of the loans of the Bank 1 T he Globe has : weeks been sounding the alarm, and all its ech­ oes have been reiterating the nssortion, that the B.ink was attempting some new sclicme ofeorrup- iding its loans al the rate of a million ’c have the secret. The vtr- -------- , — ----------c mu-, that low and trou b leso m e order c check, or prevent an unlimited inert Most of that variety of birds that arc conn the country are constantly preying upon the and insects that infest our fields of grain, gan and fruit trees. “ The labors of a pair of robins, for the support of their broods, if centered upon a garden of ordinary size, would be sufficient protection (while their la­ bors continued) against the common ravages. In fact, most of the bird.s are insectiverous, (or fond o f insects) at this season o f the year. Accor­ ding to the observation o f Mr.Bradley a single pair s£)arrows, in supporting their brood will destroy four thousands, weekly, of catterpillars. to say that a flock of larks, or /o dozen, if their labors could be 5 pasture would ch reek, even if tl: unnecessary Sup. )g someof the vviialing ist about that time be k, they had till the very last of the food which remained ported by the hope of meeting somi ships, which they knew must aboi him to his destined berth, while old Joe walked aft, casting his eye up comprcssively to the flying scud, and muttering to himself : “I trust in God he hasn’t the power to work us no mischief, if so be he is at the stirring up of that hell broth; but, )d Lord ! he wore an awful grin on’s face!” !edE ps, which they knew crossing in their track, tl given a liberal share of t to Flora and her infirm relative. At length they were reduced to live on the most loathsome diet, and the old merchant the night before the Labra- ir relieved them, had died in a state o f the most trrid insanity from famine, and the (as it seemed him) still more dreadful torture of being t( om his beloved wealth. They were now drii to their last resource :—one must perish to preserve the lives of the rest a little longer. They were obliged to keep one hand at the pump continually, id this consideration alone, independent of others sed them at once to fix at Trieste from AI- ich express the , ^ ightful increase plague, not only in Alexandria, but in all parts Egypt. A t Alexandria the number of deaths w from 200 to 210 daily. The greater part of the which wore to lake cargoes of cotton had ly left the port without waiting for their car­ goes; of the three ships that have arrived at Trieste, two are empty; the third, which had previously taken a cargo o f cotton on board, was immediately ordered from Trieste to Venice, to perform some months’ quarantine. ^e lo keep of beings in •ease o f them , imon to ardens insult. Perhaps there \is nothing more calcu to stimulate hate in a little mind than such con­ strained respect as Bellamy paid lo Arundel. He hated him the more bitterly, because he could despise him. The natural1 feelings betwcen consequo ngs betwe two persons, thrown cot in each other’s way,- was a quarrel, it the whole bitterness and ferocity of tain’s ball icause he could not [uonce of such inually n which erncss and ferocity of the cap- latc, was foiled by the superior address ol Arundel, who, having gained the confidence o the whole crew, was enabled to despise the attempts of Bellamy to injure him. From this time, the darkest schemes of treachery were cherished by the captain, who vowed in his heart that Arundel should not return home alive. Such was the state of matters on board the Labrador, when, after some days of stormy weather, having reached the latitude of 60 dg. north, and longitude 10 dg. west, they fell in with a small vessel in distress? The wind, fortunately, lulled a little at the time the crew of the Labrador perceived the wreck, per­ mitting them to send out boats : in one of which Arundel went, in order lo give his assistance if re­ quired. The scene which met his eyes, as he step­ ped on the deck of the shattered little vessel, was such as to freeze his very blood with horror. On the deck, in the after part o f the vessel, with her hands lashed lo a heavy spar, and an immense profusion of light hair, h alf veiling her naked bo­ som, lay the inanimate form of a female, about seventeen or eighteen years of age, A gaunt old mariner was stretched near her, who seemed to liavc been arrested by death in completing the dreadful purpose, which the position of the group sufficiently indicated. One huge,dark, bony hand, from which, famine seemed to have abstracted ev­ ery particle of flesh, was fastened on her shoulder —the harsh outline and horny skin of his hand and arm, contrasting strongly with the almost star­ ry radiance of the limb which it grasped, while the other hand clutched a large seaman’s knife, with a force that had caused the blood to spring from under the nails. Near them were kneeling (or reclining) three or four seamen, whose shrivel­ ed features, livid lips, and dim eyes, sh o w e d that they were in the last stage of famine. Whether from joy at their unexpected deliverance, or horror at the deed which the agonies of hunger had driv­ en them to perform, they remained fixed in the posture in which thi ing no sign of life blue lips, and the occ; iheir eyelids above their sunk; i One man was at the pump; h< ■one knee, his bare bony breast pressed for support against the pump-rail, and his features writhen into a convulsed idiotic smile. Another poor wretch sate apart, chewing a piece of canvas; there was a. terrific scowl upon his face, and his eyes gleam­ ed with that unearthly light which insanity alone produces. He had become a maniac from hunger! Arundel directing the men who accompanied liim, to assist the others, instantly unloosed the lashings which confined the female’s wrists, and tearing open her dress, pressed his hand in an ag­ ony of doubt and expectation to her heart. Its faint and irregular pulsations, showed that life still lingered in her frame. The old seaman was gone forever. A little wine and water w a s adminis­ tered to the sufferers, who were then with the greatest care lowered in the boat. As the vessel was evidently settling fast, and as it was of the first consequence to give immediate relief to the survi­ vors, no a tte n t io n could be p a id to th e fu n e r a l ob- ^CQuies of the old m a n ; but one of (he sailors iding a piece of tarpaulin round the body, and iiring it by a few turns of a rope to a rail, left icek the depths o f the sea with the gallant ip which he had loved so well in life, for a ! he woi For some time the ' the ship snug (for, t storm returned with tenfold fury at thattinie to the sight which hi cabin of the foundered sloop, but many a night- watch was spent afterwards in the Labrador in lis­ tening to the yarns of old Joe about the grand fur­ niture of thehed-cabin of the Albatross, and many a time the eyes which had looked death fearlessly 1 the face, amid stormy winds and waters, quailed t the old mariner’s description of the hideous grin 'hich despair and famine had carved on the fea­ tures of the old miser’s corpse. For some days the storm continued to rage with unabated fury, so that their only resource was to keep tho vessel before it, and as it blow from th e s o u th e a s t, th e y had reached the entrailCG of Davis’ Straits ere fine weather returned; thus tting it absolutely out o f the power of Captain llamy, even if his officers (whose wages depended chiefly on their success in the fishery) would have allowed him, to return and land the shipwrecked crew. It only remained for them therefore, to go the whole voyage. In the meantime the seamen ly obviouj;, cat ?lora as the first victim. Brutal is the heart of i ts the heart of man, even when it might it that adversity had chastened it to nu- iiiaybe supposed that Captain Bellamy felt iclf somewhat/tors cem&crf in the sul.jects !iich chiefly occupied the time of Flora and Frank. — He, therefore, after dinner generally betook him­ self to his mate (who had given up Iiis cabin berth Raising the Wind.—A good looking man step- their own devices. Aloantiino the ship, having now arrived at the fishing ground, the boats were got out ; lines, harpoons, and lances prepared, and the business o f the voyage commenced wiih alacrity. As, however, the operations of the fishes are not connected with the main incidents of our tale, vve must beg the reader to imagine the Labrador crui­ sing backwards and forwards on the then excellent fishing ground at the west side of the Streights ; towing, warping, and m il/dolling ; sometimes struggling through a ^eld of icc; sometimes bo­ ring under a press of canvass across a stream; nictimcs coasting the interminable ice-fields, of S£ 1 will venture black birds of two d nllncd to a ten acre i asshoppers in on« weeks have been was atiei lion, by expani a month. And here ' nunierous [ear it of that insect were and crow blac have observed, it is desi lirds arc the only birds, so far as I I, that pull up corn to that degree that to kill them, while many of the small One of the wretches ither appetite, bef be thought that adversity . mility and the fear of God. had attempted to gratify another appetite, 1 they butchered the unhappy maiden for food. It was the seaman who had died in howling madness after being brought on board the Labrador. The old man who was found dead near the unfortunate girl with the knife in his grasp, had gathered to­ gether his dying energies to prevent this diabolical deed ; and, with a sentiment as noble as that of the Roman father of old, had been about to plunge his knife into her body, to save her from dishonor. It had been at this critical moment that a stream of sunshine piercing through the clouds had discove­ red the Labrador, she having approached within a blow short league of them, concealed by the haziness of to strike the in despair had communicared to the otht them they became motionless as statues, ih was the story which was gathered C5 CO&Qbiti^ biic iGC’ixuiuSj IS of which the hummocks, or protuberan­ ces, caused by the squeezing of one piece above a- notlier, wear the most appearances; sometimes to a fish, with the jetsd’eau which she throws out to the height of forty or fifty feet, the tempest of blood and foam which she flings about in her last »nies, and the jolly cheers of the fishers when I turns on her back, amid a sea of her own blood, and the bustle of fleushing her, and the myriads of sea-birds, terns, auks, and petrels, gulls, kettle- wakes, and snow birds, all stationed in the rear, waiting for the fragments which arc wafted to lee­ ward, whilst the spacious burgomaster darts occa­ sionally down to sieze his prey from the lofty pin­ nacles of an enormous ice-berg, which, with its sh a tte r e d sp ire s a n d to w e rs, a n d carv e d icpw o rk, , looking like a magnificent temple reared to the ge­ nius of the region, closes ill the picture, and hides :ht the eternal chains of adamant which ho waters of the polai er in one of the tavern yards in part of the city, a few days since, and :ed him whether he did not drive through Wil- r Grove; and on being answered in the nffirma- This practice of destruction originated 1 pre- ?, he asked whether be could not take up a sume, in the belief that many Were mischievous to quantity of goods. This was just what tiic team- the fields of corn and other grain. But the crow ster wanted—a little back freight, and, of course, ?readily consented, “ I have been purchasing ither largely,” said the man, “ at Mr. H a rt’s ; the goods are now all at the door, and the sooner you get your team ready the better.” Flaste was of course, promised. “ But, said the man of busi­ ness, I buy altogether for cash, and consequently get bargains, ami I have run out. Lend me ten dollars to make another small purchase which I in the last of the month of May a prakice host will have ready by the time you get the other goods to agriculture, full of cruelty and destitute of g( into your wagon.” The teamster lent the money, taste (or the taste of a gentleman) will not be cm but he never saw his business man afterwards. .... - The rogue had been enquiring as to the route of e different wagoners. Having ascertained the [h which they passed, ho conlrivet I dollar lave the secret. The vtr- lid Best” has at length beer id mining, and the first-fruits An of the “ Greatest carried by sapping and mining, and of this netv scheme of comiplion, is the appoint­ ment by the President of CHARLES BIDDLE, tile blood-brother o( Old Nick himself, lo a foreign mission. Oh the Monster ! the Alligator it tbe it is desirable to kill them, while many of the small birds that light upon the fields to -pick ofl’ the in- scct.s, are brought in guilty o f the doings of the stri­ ped squirt It is ! of a gentleman) will not be coun­ tenanced by an enlightened community. J . E. towns throug! get a pretty number of t them.— U. S. Gazi contrived to notes out of j [From the Cincinnati fVhig.] Hippopotamus 111— Com. Ad- Mr. Speaker B e l l is doomed! The infamous Globe has set up tfte cry of '‘B a n k ! Ban/c!” and the whole pack echo it. Yes, that political 1igh- wayman, Blair, who pait a debt of $20,000, accuse rupted by the Bank. Cambreleng i bonus fiom the Bank, and Mr. Forsyth owes the Bank. All this is right. Buiwhen'Mr. Bell en­ dorses the paper of his c 'mmercial neighbors, he is cried down as a purchased fiicnd of llie Bank! Such is the the consistency of Jacksonism.— A lh . Eve. Journal. le pack echo it. Y'^es, that political h 1 , Blair, who paid the U. S. Bank $200 on 3 Mr. Beil of being cor- took a $!00( i from tho sight bind down tin Its previous sufferings. The young lady—for such she proved to be, in the best sense of the word, gradually recovered, and finding it impossi­ ble to be restored to her native land before the termi­ nation of her voyage, had become in some meas- reconciled to her fate. For a few days she ned to hover between life and death, and until 3m receiving every kindness from tl men of the Labrador, and that the sufferings of the unfortunate Flora, combined with her beauty and fortitude., would cause her lo be looked on with the gentlest and most respectful feelings, by those among whom she was thrown. She had caused a seemed to hover between life and death, and until handsome gratuity to be given to the men, and her strength returned, frequently had partial fits had, in as delicate a manner as possible, promised of madness, when she would shriek, tear her hair, Captain Bellamy o ‘ ‘ _ - - pathetic prayers, as i f to some ihe deprecated. Gradually, ho' illy, how- lent of Arundel, she degree of si fid some degree o f strength, sumed a demeanor as different as possible s to acquaint her preservers which he had before displayed. He was ihall briefly detail i t ; choos- ly polite and attentive to the young lady o give it in name her father d called^her,^utof^a roniantic^respect to the pre- began to e.xprcss their approbation of his conduct | ighland gentleman, whose family had'’ been ru- was not^o ^ad as he was*^calletl”—“ ‘ ^ worse fish in the north seas than a bottlenoi ■and he had even and st he was soddened eyes. ls kneeling on and utter the most one whose cruelty ir, by the judicious ;ained composure and and at length was able with her story. W e s h a ing, however, for obvious own words. Flora Me Alpine—for by this id called her out of a romantic : Highland gentleman, whose family had been ru­ ined by their devoted adherence to the Stewarts. W h en a boy, Flora’s fiither had been removed from the inheritance which her grandfather’s in­ veterate jacobitism had caused to be confiscated to the crown. The old soldier fell at Culloden, and his children, driven from the land of their birth, •ed and educated by tlie kindness of rela- ~ ' im (the father of Flora) id unhappy existence in, le quarrels of nations in ted, in vain exertions in the house of Hanover, or in as vain applications to foreign courts for an employment suited to his rank and education. Ho died in battle, leaving the whole wealth of a soldier of fortune ; that is, a soldier without any fortune at a l l ; his blessing, to his only child, whom he had left under the charge of a female relative in Paris, her mother being already dead. The young orphan, however, was not destined to be left dependent on the cold charity of distant kinsfolk. H e r father had a ir brother, who, not havin ind abhorrence for trade, ircantile pursuits in one of th munerate delicate a manner as possible, promise iellamy on their return to England to tl him for the inconvenience which her presence might create. T h a t worthy had, ever since the domestication of F lora in his cabin, as­ sumed a demeanor as different as possible from that ly politi he became whom he v fawning- young lady herself; coarsely familiar with his crew,towards was so lax in his discipline, and so pro- liis grog and other luxuries, that the tars spress their approbation of his ( To be conlinuci [From the Philadelphia Gazette o f Friday.} The Rights o f Women .—As the whole commu- ty is agitated witli measures adopted to assert 0 rights and advance the interests of laboring en, It would be well to consider for a moment e claims of industrious women. There is a strange and cruel mockery in the conduct of the lords of creation to the weaker 2X. —They are fond of speaking in extravagant irms of the excellence of woman, they delight in manifesting their refinement by unmeaning com­ pliments and exhibit their gallantry in a thousand superfluous attentions. Here their justice ends. They call themselves the defenders of woman—do they protect her 1 they praise her virtuc~-doos their conduct manifest a real respect\? they compassion­ ate her weakness—do they sustain her in poverty, cheer her loneliness with the voice of encourage- lent, or do aught, in any shape, to supply her ants, or alleviate her afflictions 1 T h e world is a scene of violence, where every man scrambles for his share of the plunder—but weak woman is constrained by her physical inferiority to stand Ijj apart and gaze hopelessly upon the struggle, with u little to sustain her or he'r little AJaking Clover in Hay Cocks .—Nothing is so hard to combat ns the projudicc of fermers, wJio think they learn nothing in their business. W e have often recommended curing clover hay in cocks, as the means of doubling the value of this kind of hay, besides lessening the expense of cu­ ring it. Many good farmers and intelligent men, have ridiculed the process, because il run counter to their practice, and was what tliey could not re- icile to their idea of good management. But ley would n so, they woul and we right U.e, w o o K ^ ^ ^ M l S l r i a l t o , so, they would have seen that they were wrong, and we right. W e beg leave here to say, that in many districts of Great Britain, spreading hav from the swafth, or tedding it, is going wholly out using unnecessary labor, and (acetis plumhi) and Opium without tho use of omcl. The effects were so beneficial that the pro­ fession in the South, where, unhappily the disease had recurred, ought lo give the compound a fair trial—if indeed, they have not already done so.— The dose was ten grains o f the Sugar of Lead, and one of Opium, mixed; and repeated every two hours—in one case every four—till the diarhoea cea­ sed :—the patients lying warm in bed, and taking but little drink. One person, who took 30 grains h o u r s s u f fered som e d e g ree o f d istress in :h, which wi Slavery in the French Colonics .—An appropri- 1 of nine hundred thousand francs recently lent from theCham- aiion of ihe military force in their colonies—a measure represented to have become necessary in consequence of the abo­ lition of slavery in the British Islands—led to a long discussion in that body on the subj<ctofthe abolition of slavery in all the colonies of bVance. Tlic strain of argument adopted in the British d e g re e o f d istre s s i n h is ver was quent use of calomel. The following would probal of practice a^ causing unnecessary labor, and as not blessedVith our ordinary s u n ly hSit in f n e S i n ; mixe. laying season. I he hay cunnfr process with In twoc e haying season. Th e hay curing proc em is a business, not unfrcquehtlj, of their comparatively c But with us mg wou that which was used : Capsicum, five grains ably be a better form .•— Sugar of Lead, U iwdered Opiur irocess with lays, on account of their comparatively cool clii and humid atino.sphere. B ut with us when the grass is matured, and thin, and the weather good, it is often the business of a day. But this cannot be the case with us with early mown hay, par­ ticularly where clover abounds. The grass is i full of juices, and the suojulent ishinl s stalk : as well as sunshine to part with Spread and exposed to the hot ivcs, blossoms, and exterior of the stems, dry, hut in drying the exterior of the stems me indurated, and refuse like wood painted with the interior moisti of man, she is e and perform ail her pittance which the supply duties upon the misc »er leaves behind hii so on ;—and he had even gone advances towards a reconciliation w whom, however, he found to be impt was particularly kind and affable to the ___ _____ , who, knowing that a word from him on llimr rc-| w hich the reaper leaves behind him as turn to England, would cause them all to swing to be gathered. Such is the justice, on a gibbet, professed in every possible manner: such the kindness of man to woman, their gratitude for his indulgence and devotion to It may be adinitled (batm an is gentle and af- his wishes. H e was frequently observed talking j ffclionate to those of the other sex who may he confidently to one dark-browed fellow, who sccmc3 related to him. Strange if he were not. How to hold some influence over his companions, a n d ' unnatural would he the ingratitude that would ; unfrequently invited him to the fo r b i d d e n ' requite a mother’s pains, a wife's solicitude, lund of the quarter-deck, where be would walk sister’s tenderness, with harshiness. '''wards and forv””\*’\ ---- - ' u* il heat lie ih How stra France, it was said, was by land—amassed considerai had been long S m little Shi the effect seaman's chests, as well as si ing books and articles of fema that one of the trunks slipping out of the the man who w’as removing it, struck against ai forced open a panelled door, which in our hurry, we nearly missed. It opened into a small inner cabin, that like the outer, was nearly h alf full of wa­ ter. It was fitted up with almost oriental luxury ; costly mirrors were let into the sides, and in the in­ tervening spaces were painted some t] ale dress. It chanced, lipping out of t hands of ring it, struck against and charity of distant kinsfolk. H e r father had a younger brother, who, not having his hereditary Highland abhorrence for trade, had engaged in --------- ‘lie pursuits in one of the coast towns in and had, by divers means—one of which, lid, was by defrauding the revenue o f Eng- considerable property. The two een long estranged ; the soldier the merchant had degraded and ngaging in trafic. When his brother had fall- lute, he determined ther to the little Fie­ ld been reared and e accomplishments of the people long whom she resided. She had moreover been Jght other accomplishments, which, at that time, few natives could or would have communicated to her, to love the land of her birth, and to speak its language. M any years passed away thus, when at length she was suddenly summoned to attend her uncle, with secret orders to prepare for leaving the continent. The old merchant had become sus­ pected by the French Government of conveying intelligence to the English court, and he had re­ ceived notice that the almost omniscient Fouche had his eyes upon him. His engagements in the contraband trade had given rise to these reports; for although the old miser would have almost sold his soul for gold, yet he still possessed too much jacobite enthusiasm to be of service in any way to the Hanoverian usurper. H e had always retain- artiality for his native land, ant ;s must be the host to the loveliness, gentlci )ve alien e n thus un- : forbid it. , here be wou ...... .. 'ards with him for hours toge- j b’ cold and hi close conversation. All this passed oveFa-1 insensible mong the seamen, as arising from the curiosity of, “n-J purity of woman, should also pro' the captain to hear the stories of a man whose life' the ties of nature. Man has not b had been one of adventure—an opinion which the natural, fiir the necessities of his being auggler himself did not controvert. : E n t what Ims he done for that portion of the sex W e would fain describe Flora Al’Alpinc, such disconnected with himself—the lone, the friendless\? ! she appeared when the traces of distress had, 1 ^Yhat support or encouragement does the widow , some measure disappeared from her foature-s; _ i tvitli her flock of little ones, or tho unprotected or- but a painter might as well attempt to give a delin- r ban, or the aged and friendless female, receive eation of a spirit by shape and color. She would from man?—How is her labor requited—how are have been almost infantile in the expression of h e r, ber rights maintained? W h a t encouragement do features had it not been that grief had chastened the laws extend to her, what support is offered by and saddened down the gaiety which the g entle' society; what champions spring forth in her cause? blue eye. soft rounded features, and exquisitely VO- j sturdy laborer complains that his wages luptuous lips seemed calculated to express. She “rid thousands in a moment unite and seemed too delicately soft, too fragile, too pure, too procure for him redress; but the widow may toil young for suffering; yet she had” borne hardships with superior assiduity and receive less than the which strong men had sunk under, cold and hun- of the wages of the man—and who strikes ger and despair, a thousand times worse than death for her? Is her labor le.ss useful or necessary? —she had been nurtured among strangers; with- Dy no means. Are her orphans more readily or out a mother’s gentle bosom to rest on, “a mother’s cheaply sustained than the children o f the laborer, heart from which to learn the noblest of all know-' of cour.so they are not. Yet she is allowed to toil ledge;—without a father’s tenderness or wisdom to unceasingly, and receives a paltry pittance, which instruct h er how to tread the path of life, she had if quadrupled, would be spurned by a man-laborer been protected alone, by one whose nature was ' ' ’il’b scorn. Again, the man complains, justly wage the pure perhaps, that twelve hours labor is too much for libiliiies which (bi-s herculean frame, and he strikes for an ameli- \'ii.-= condition. The press is clamorous of the poor laborer; orators and poli- )use his cause; and he triumphs. But ver rcquii their mois bccomt when green, to part with the interior moisture. The consequence is the grass must cither be housed in this half cured condition, and spoibin the mow, if the curing process is completed so as to pre- nt damage, the lcave.s and blossoms, which con­ stitute the best parts of the liay, arc over dried, crumble, and are lost. Cured in cocks, every part of the grass, whether tlie leaves or the thick stalks, the erapo- ivcn wet ! a preju- takes place, and the rarified air which it generates, being specifically lighter than the atmosphere is constantly passing off. W e have been induced lo make these remarks, at this untimely season, in consequence of finding in the Farmerand Gardener, an agricultural pafier published at Baltimore, a communication from John Smith, fully confirming the utility of our re­ commendation and long practice. It would seem that Mr. Smith was led to make the experiment, trange- rather from necessity than from choice. But we which, vvifl let bi'n tfH his ow'n story. “ It will perhaps bo recollected,” he says, “ by all attentive agricultural readers o ft hat paper (the A- merican Parmer) that it was recommended to for­ mers to ])Ut their hay, in the green state, or as soon as cut, into small cocks, and cure it by sweating. “ W hen I commenced cutting my clover hay he present season, the prospect for favorable vealher was flattering, but in a short time it chan- ;ed, and it becamo evident we should have a wet pell. I then dropped the scythes and put ail lands to putting up the grass (then perfectly green but exempt &om external wet) into cocks of about lunds, cured hay, building them compact and Lo avoid the introduction of rain as much as possible. Rain came on before 1 secured all the cut grass, but the next day was fair, and I succee- led, by unremitted attention in getting the water Iried out of the remainder, and put it up in the same way. It continued rainy for ten days, and afforded no opportunity to cure in the su n ; the icks were examined daily, by running the hand id arm into them, and contrary to all expectation, gave no indication of fermentation. A t the end of ten days the weather became fair, the cocks were ” In two cases, the compound first mentioned was I® given successfully after the appearance of rice wa- ter discharges; but it should never be forgotten that ''' the Cholera is generallyyafal, unless treated in the rly stages. In concluding, 1 may remark that nothing, s yet, indicates a return of the Epidemic upon ot own city. D A N IEL DRAKE, M. D. iinati, June 3, 1835. “ That's a burster .\—Tin Eastport. Democrat makes thii t the election tory editor of the I 111 / piiuiivio 1 /iiv iollowing flourish a- boutthe election of town officers in the little town of Lubec. The Argus has copied it—and surely the great Globe wont refuse:— ‘ T h e Lion of Democracy rose in his might— rst asunder the despotic chains of federalism Lh which he had been bound for the last twelve mlhs, and hurled from every seat of power in VI) the federal occupier, and placed in his stead a man of true democratic republican principles..— Every true friend of liberty and democrary must hail with joy the glorious event which .so com­ pletely routed the federal forces, horse, foot and dragoons.’ ’ One would think from this bombast that all the \ federalists\ \n the world, were knocked into a rocked hat—from Gov. Dunlap dawn to Gorham A f a i r hit .—The Siamese Twins whose levees, like the Presidents’, attract alt sorts of visitors, are not ui Among sorts of visitors, luch amusement. lUteouis and fragile pei the shelter o f an; Alpine rock,! ind and lay be found under ^ rises and sets upon hi ughing in thesun- '|“>)‘^ stars almo.st hide from the sky, before, hove be shattered a fevered and exhausted frame, she sinks up­ on her couch. But who, we ask again, striki the lone widow? 'VVl beams, though cliffs and eternal s Arundel was of a nature peculiarly calculated J lk“ 0 feel the emotions which the contemplation of. wrongs, and ----- and innocence in sorrow awakens„ in a I ke asserted tl esidence. Thi the bulk of and he had effects, and fl 1 of the V liness and innocei... ________ _______ heart of any sensibility. It was not pity—for who' entitled i could pity a being so rich in native charms, so cal-1 expect it culated to bestow^happiness, happiness, so naturally noble in —kut wi Iscapes, in the to invest the bulk of hi England, and he had now but personal el Iross, oi ncctcd, ca! ■om pursuit. ith which he s fortunately ready for sea at juncturcin his affairs; and he easily procured [ the poiginant in property in to dispose of his suit The Alba- ‘ 3 was con- t this criti- 1 must not labor more than ten hours flated to bestow so naturally noble in ^ —kut woman may toil day and night. Might mind and heart, as he soon found Flora to be? makes right; and woman being weak and unable but it was a deep, tender, devoted sympathy for demand her fair share of the advant: to high ; men must igain, strikes T^ho compassionates her asserts her rights? Perhaps it wi 1 that woman has no rights. Men 1 high wages—hut woman should i It not labor more than ........... ........... land her fair for her excellence, which filled his whole soul with been, the drudge -tind slave of thosee who prate about lig but indescribable sensations. The ker beauty and sheir d iivalr' sent to be, as f th TV. Lages that LS she has infrcquenUy the the thousand questions asked, many of course are very simple ones, and as the Tw ins like a j 3kc, they .sometimes veniui-e a sly hit like the following, which occurred one day last week:— Visitor .—AreAre youu endowed with separate, or yo y the sai •Our habits nndoubti VisitoT —I was led to suppose, f ing similarity of thought, taste and nr minds were identical. influenced by the same mine Twins —Our hab of thinking are vei-y simi­ lar, hut we undoubtedly possess distinct minds. ' ’ ' ’ Vom your strik- indination, that your minds ‘ 'entical. ' ' 2d VisiM fore,) “ Thai ) bodies, and if there is but one mind, one of ust be without a mind.” —(bowing to the last Visitor.) Such a ; ------- -.i.i- c.:_ T ------ travels we have were id ir, (who had been somewhat rude be­ lt is d------d likely ! They have got idies, and if there is but one mind, one o f the must be without a mil Twins —(bowing to the las thing IS not impossible, Sir. In our travels we have isionally seen bodies without minds !—Albany °.ning Journal. iperance ting recently helid ardent s( Statistics .— A t a Temperance mee- l in Richmond, Va. a Mr. Briggs, lernicious effects of I'ated tl illustrating the pernici .nfamii] ly, related days the weather became opened and found to be in a perfectly sound con­ dition, except SO far as the rain had penetrated, and the external wetting alone, in my opinion, ipiriis upon the humai following facts : “O f 781 maniacs in different Insane Hospitals S73, according to the testimony of their friends. nade it necessary to o p e n \ all. Tell farmera they teed not fear losing their hay on account of unfa­ vorable weather at harvest. I have never seen worse weather in hay harvest, and. 1 saved mine entirely icell. It is most excellent hay.” Our practice has been, except in cases o f neces­ sity, like the one above, to let our hay wilt in swath, that is, lo cock in the afternoon, that whii ' ' in the forenoon, and to have the cocks nott fifty to seventy ]>ound3 hay when cured. We are glad to see that a larger quantity will cure well. Let it be remembered that the cocks must not be made by rolling, but by placing with a fork or layer above another, till the. cock is completed. Albany Cultivator, Eftrcl of Competition. —The fare in the line of stca boats winch run between New-York and Piovidence, which lias lierciofore been $7 and $8, is reduced to §4 50 cenip, iiwals im-lnded. Inlhe new boat Le.vington, 1 the fare i^ $4, meals e.xtra. ,ms-houses in •ere made paupers by intem- paupera country, 1790 w< perance. “Of 647 convicts in the S tate Prison at Auburn, N . Y . 467 were intemperate; and 346 were under the influence of ardent spirits at irimes for which they were imprisor mitted. “Of 690 children, imprisoned for crime in the city of N e w York, more than 400 were from •“ temperate families. “Of upwards of 200 murders committed in the United Stales in a year, the most of them were by i who made a free use of ardent spiri addition an argument is now advanced, whicll liaS grown out of a slate of things since arisen j it is, that as the slaves in the British colonies will become entirely free in 1840,when the six years of appren­ ticeship will have expired, it will then no longer be possible to preserve slavery in the French Islands, surrounded as they will be on all sides by the free colonies of Great Britain. This is indeed a grave consideration winch we will not pursue in all the reflections to which it gives rise. The question of emancipation was eluded in the French Chamber by the friends of the planters insisting that if Prance determined to emancipate their slaves, it was necessary that Prance should do as England had done, pay the value of them. This settled the question, for the Chambers having had enough of indemnities for one session, could not brook iho thought even of another. The Duke de Broglie, President of the Council, was placed by this debate' in rather a singular position. H e is President of the French Abolition Society and yet as Minister liad to oppose any measure tending towards the promotion of the object of tliat Society. ■VYe collect from the debates, as facts of some interest, that the free colored men in the French colonies are the most numerous p ir i of the popu­ lation, that two thirds of the slaves belong lo them, that they own considerable landed pi-opci-iy, and are at the head of large mercantile establishments. —Alorning Courier and N. Y. Enquirer, Bank Bills in Connecticut —The act of the Legislature of Connecticut, at its recent session prohibits the circulation of all Bank bids under two dollars, after the first of September next, and those under three after the first of March following. Some of the Maine papers, where also the pro­ hibitions of small notes has obtained, openly an­ nounce that they will conlinue to receive and circu­ late such notes, in.spite of the law. The truth is, no law can be enforced—in this country especi­ ally—which is not in harmony with the general convenience, feelings, and interests of the people. The laws prohibiting the circulation of small notes, are in direct opposition to all of them, and the consequence is, they are, and will be, dead letters. W e need not go out of our own city for the evidence of this Iruih—at market, in retail shops, whenevi and wherever there is occasion to change a larg bill —small notes o f banks out of the State uite, three times out of four, the ch Again, and again, in our hearing, to the obser- in that the circulation o f such notes tvas illegal, has been, that no one paid the least atten- i prohibitions of the law ; and such, cer- ■inly, seems to be the facl. Tn such a case, better repeal a prohibition which the people will not regard, and the authorities do not enforce.— N. Y. American __________ A Rich Jficld fo r Laborers .—W e copy the following from the “Miami o f the Lakes,\ a paper printed at Perrysburgh, Michigan. Let the nu­ merous laborers who gain a precarious daily sub­ sistence by drudgery in our cities, dash off into the fruitful W est, and after a few years of frugal in­ dustry, become “Lords of the S o i l — W e learn by the Port W a y n e paper, that 1,200 or 1,400 laborers would find employment upon the Wabash and Erie canal, during the present season. For young men without capital, ibis is a fine field, to turn their labor to good advantage. A young and industrious man may soon earn a valuable the reply tion to till mge offered to ,e tim e the ;oned, were corn- farm, by the labor of hands, and in a few )f the wealthy farmers o f the road to after, be one o f the wealth y fan T h is course is the i SSlern co u n tr y - r m s c o u rse is th e s u r wealth, and we hope to see many of the eai young men, entering into the golden harvest, lands which are now selling at government price, (SI,25 per acre,) will soon be worth from ten to twenty dollars perer acre.re. Now is the time to pur- ise, and now■ p ac is the timi loin North Carolina .—A terrible tempest pas* a part of Rowan county, N. C. on the 9th ult. sstrated every thing before it, houses, trees apd Tornado in sed over a pai which prostrated every thing before it, houses, trees ape fences—and melancholy to relate, killed a respectabli young lady named Jones, who was standing in one cor­ ner ofthe bouse when it tumbled down. When she was discovered after the storm, her head was found se­ vered from her body. A brave arid generous act .—At a little fire at Barn­ well Court house, S. C., a negro, exerting himself on the roof of a house lo quench the flames, beet exhausted that he was unable to make his escape the flames rapidly c' ' a ladder w lable to make his escape, .*ind 3sed round him. At this critical Sn^c W.Xn“ rft.\. M e t e ; \S cended in the face of an almost insupportable heat, and rescued the sufferer. Col.Hayne got off without h.T it was a noble ■

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