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,JE Je i s |r e (he It » l>n(J It is th en* |l)v Jttt I? Idi }t» Ind >m |cir re SIR Ins les, fed 1 for .!P |n<l Its lily Idi - lith lmd kli- & lat 1 ia As iDJ nd | en 1 ail i I j j*ro j J i A* i • j ] •u 1 Im J pel | tt 1 r * j pu­ ff* ■ nd ; 1 is ■ jnd rn, * ‘ py ' m I in C i . / V O L , V . A U B U R N , ( C A Y U G A C O U N T Y , N . Y . ) W E D N E S D A Y , D E C S M B U R 6 , 1 8 3 ? . * A D V E R T I S E R : Punished every Wednesday, at No. 1, Exchange lUJIISIie j g ui|,ju1IrSj by O I i I P B A J T T & r r X n < - T o v i l l a g e S u b s c r i b e r s , w h o h a v e t n e o-iper loft at their d o e r s , $ 2 per a n n u m Those w h o call for p a p e r s a t t lie office w d l b e f u r n i s h ­ ed at $ I 50, o e r a n n u m , i f paid in advanoe — o t h e r w i s e $•}. I O ’ Advertisements inserted on liberal terms. . . .. F R E N C H B U R R M A N U F A C T O R Y , J l U B U R * V , J V . Y . Undersigned is exten s i v e l y en^ajred in 3- siianutactiinrig F R E N C H B f J R I l M I L L - F O N K 5 , and as no other than Selected Blocks are used in the taanutacture of M i ll Stones at this Factory, lie respectfully s o licits tlie attention of Miiiers and >1 i i I- VV rights to an exam ination of th\ <ju : I it y o f ‘Hock and W o r k m a n s h ip. I have now on ivuitl 3 9 3 9 B 0 . i l c 1 , 1 -ied with the \jreatest care by iny Foreman, . od I confidently recoinmend them to gentlemen rir<-a»etl in bnihlinz mills, to make the best ,?sibfp tfia /iiy o f M ill.Stones, ami mibIj as are ,,[. d tn -u.-.ke 6r«f-r?!<* work. All persons in- Pi'esleii wiii h;*. mrtiishetl to order w ith smy size ;r:)ne they n»iiy require for eiim t i n g eithes W h e a t or C o r n , and the Stones w i ll in ali case ;>e nude a s they s h o u ld be made, and warranted lh-il qil>dUlj. I have al«o on hand the following Mill F i x ­ tures, which are offered at wholesale and etail. 2500 Yards Sew A n k e r Dutch ■ D e n t i s t * C O R N E R oi W illiam and Genesee-sts, near-t ly opposite the A m e r ican H o tel, performs every operation necessary for the preservation and beauty o f the T E E T H , in the neates m a n n e r . [ncorruptable T e e t h , o f a superior quality, and other kinds, inserted. H a v i n g been a w o r k e r in G o ld for more than 20 years,persons w i s h i n g T e e l h i n s e r t e d on gold plates, m a y b e a s s u r e d o f having it done in a s u ­ perior manner, either by atmospheric pressure or otherwise. Teeth extracted w it h very little pain. Irreg­ ularities of Children’s Teeth remedied, AU Operations warranted to answer the pur­ pose intended,and done as cheap as by any other person w h o will do it e q u a l l y w e l l . Auburn, A u g . 23. 1837. P l o u g h s ! 2 fK^jHF, Subscribers are B m a k ing, anil always have on hand, the most approved kind of Ploughs used in I h e c o u n lry.m a d e o f the best material? and workm a n s h ip, at their Furnace in M e c h a n ic street, opposite Leonard and W a r d e n ’s Stone Mill. w a r d e n , b u r g e s s & CO. A l b u r n . April 19, 1037—49 t f 2 8 . O 3ES A E T S ■s* are n o w receiving their T H E Subscribers 6'pring stock o f China, G lass and Earthen W a r e , and w ill re-pack <o order all articles kept by the trade, at the L o w e s t N e w York prices, for C a s h . Merchants m a y depend upon h a v i n g good articles and w e l l packed, on the above terms. E x c h a n g e B u i l d i n g s , N o . 6. A B B O T P & F O S G A T E . Auburn, Mav 3, 1837- -61 for Grist or Flouring M ills, much heavier, and more square in me«li than any other Cloths in market. T h e style ot Cloth is entirely free rom furze, which renders so many Bolts useless. 200 Polished Dam s e lles, 20C Lighter Screw-, Hoisting Screws, W h e a t, Cockle, Chess arid S h o r t s W i r e - C l o t h , Mill Spindles, Bales and Drivers. j j - T h e Subscriber's know ledge of t h e Milting B idncss generally, enables him to finnisii the- m o d approved nuniiuo’S ol Bolting Cloths, b'l’ *., ^ tiie various purposes to whiHi ?dd!ers inay wi?h j ,Vhen the principles governing such compnn to apply them, either for GIILS 11.vG, Flouring 1 . , 1 C H O C K E R Y A T w h o l e s a l e or retail.— A great variety o f n e w patterns o f C h i n a and Earthen T e a Sets, w h i c h w i l l be sold at v e r y lo w prices by IS H A M . 7, E x c h a n g e Buildings. A u b u r n . Oct. 4, 1837. V e g e t a b l e U n i v e r s a l P i l l s . \EW S O N fc M I L L I G A N , N o 3 Ex. liange Building?.agents ior ihp s ale of the- a b o v e . i s A N D B E L L Trim mings. A general assort­ ment kept c o n s t a n t ly on haud. Also house a n d dem B e l l s i m n g a n d f i t t e d up t o o r d e r on short notice, by J. H . C H E D E L L . & Co. July 27, 1837. ______________________ lF m 3 ____ T a m p o i l & s p e r m c a n d l e s . r g l H E Subscribers offer for sale Lam p O il & J l Sperm C a n d l e s ,' o f a pure quality, directly rom N e w - B e d f o r d ; A lso an exten s i v e assort­ ment of Glass Lamps, Lump Glasses, aad Luci- er and L o e o - F o c o m a t c h e s . Exchange Buildings, N o . 6, A B B O T T & F O S G A T E . M a y 2 3 , 1 3 3 7 . - 2 ____________________________ A T H B R I C K , Rotten Stone, G l u e and R o s i n , a Jresh supply, jus! received a n d for S a l e by H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N . 3, E x c h a n g e Buildings. .iSTTOFFEE M I L L S — w r o u g h t and cast, a few v_>/of very s u p e r ior quality, to be had at H E W S O N fc M I L L I G A N ’ S . 3, E x eh a n ge Buildings. C R O W - B A R S , D i t c h i n g Shovels and Pick- A x e s , a gcc-'l s u c p l v , just received by HEW’SO N ti M I L L I G A N . T I I E C A Y U G A C O U N T Y K E U T 0 A I mSTETRAaSOE CO. 7 T 1 H I S Company being now duly organized, i = prepared to receive applications lor ■OT A m , to issue p o l i c i e s thoieon. iples govern ome more generally k n o w n . i l is coiift S T E A M E J V G f. V E S . iure nf L.*l ,-wi* ^ Fur Railroad?, Bout?, Saw mills, G r i s t m ills, B irk m il ls , Furnaces, C lothing W o r k s , fco. fcr\ ‘ ol lh e latest im p r o v e m e n t s , and warranted of he best in itei ials aud superior workm a n s h ip. 1 Also till kinds of or Dusting Reel?, and all L*0 ^ 1-5 1 ’U ne n ''' dently believed tbat thev will m e e t, as they be w a r r a n t e d to be the real Dutch fabric, and il i m o __t ;i?SIlrc(i!v m e r jt. very general pationage. nnt e ntirely satisfactory, purchasers v v illbeallow-i (ie>ron i, g i n g desirous o f insuring in this ed lo return t h e m . r e o v n ’ n C o m p a n y , w i l l b e required to pay one dollar n m s - ' J -?'•*- land fifty cents for s u r v e y and policy ; also, five Auburn, D e c . IkSo. ___________________ _ i p e r c e n t upon the premium, in c a sh, to c r e a t e ! <a c o n tingent fund to pay expenses. Sic. ; and '* | g ive a note for the residue oi tlie premium,which A X 'IT ikX s X iO O ’S5 SL CJ3. Auburn, N. Y . j .vjjj he retained hy tlie company to meet losses, • arc e x t e n s ively engaged in t h e m a u u i a c - j in case t h e contingent fund shall becom e ex- , hausled. ; r v f b ) Each Director is authorized to r e c e ive apnli- eation- for insurance, and persons desirous ol ob­ taining information upon the subject, are reques­ t'd to apply to either of the following Direct* or-, to w i t : Jonathan R ichm o n d , Eleazer Burn- h .m, Seneca W o o d , Edw in B. M o igan, Ben­ jamin Gould or David W r ight, of Aurora; — G m d n e r Ohidester, of Lavanna ; John Mo- -her o f Springport; Dennison R o b inson of u-ed in tne m m i l i c i u r e ot C o t t o n and W o o l . ) p ()rt B y r o n ; Seneca B. D e n n i s , or Charles D. Bank Doors and L o c k e ; j Filch o f .Scipio; Artemas Cady o f M o r a v ia ; I) >ors, G rate? i l Locks for Jails and P r n o n . i r.uman Sherwood of G e n o a , or to J ohiv E R i n and Mortim Locks, (a s u p e r ior a r t i c l e , ) j ir,t,i.vris, Esq. w h o has been duly elected X/ie vri'h tira-s, ulated and glass knobs; General Agent, forthe said company Copper Ton K e t l l e s and B o i l e r s , D A V I D W R I G H T . Secretary. S t o v e Ball?, and other Stove T r i m m i n g s ; Dated at Aurora, June 6, l8 3 7 . - 4 9 t f Eliptic. Springs, made of th e be?t English :m 1 V neri ran Steel, and warranted. Tiiose wishing to p u rohase Stea m Engines .;! vl ic. Ii in e r y w i l l find it to their tntoi e-t to 't >• -b-aiits .-an 5 ■: ?uppli'.d with r.ock?, Cop Y , ) E x c h a n g e Buildings, j-m.t-a. j a b n g e a??ortnicnt o f Ladies’ M iss’s, All applicaiion? Cor work, either made to us, Glnldien's Sh i r s , wi ii different varieties or left at t h e liar l w „ r r Store of [Ivor;. W a t - work, such a? G e n t lem e n ’s F i n e Calf roiirs A: Go. w ill m e e t with prompt a t t e n tion, j Boot?, Shoes fc I’mnps. umrfs, boy’s and chil- \uburn, .January J, 1835. | dren’s thick boots, shoe?, and brogans, of liis •ca vsggj'T\? own manufacture, at » m r ’' T i l U N U S U A L L Y l o w P R I C E S ; inform hi? f T - m l and\the : Y h e qualUy and w o r k m - hip „ f w h i c h , in ev- ‘ M-y respect ho warrant • qual to those of any i S.ioj) in tbe V i l l a g e o f A irn. f T i i ' V\V\7- r \ ' r \ '\I | Call and see if it is not d t e r to SAVE tw o or \e we! I k n o w n -t-uol ol (Inri)fi'iier .nrneuser & , .... . ■. ■ . n three shillings w h e n it c io ne done as w e l l a J 2 f E W P R I C 3 S . S. B A R T L E T I1 fc C o . at their N e w • Store, No. I 0, E x c h a n g e Building-, havin\ lost by fire, aud sold s ince most of'theii old slock” are enabled to offer to iheir old eui-tomei'S and tlie public, a very l a r g e and almost entirely ne-i Stock of Good?, purchased at the lato very redu­ ced iirici s, anti selected with great care, com. piisitig ni< ?t cd the n e w s t y l e F a n c y , as w e l l as staple D r y Goods, wliich t h e y will offer cheap for cash, or a p p r o v e d credit. Am o n g their drv goods, are a great variety of Q u a lity and colors of T B y o s u Y C A o \ 1 a s . Cassimers striped nnd plain, } , Saltinetts do do \ Very ch e a P’ Figured and plain Gro D e N a p les, a splendid sb.ck B l k , G i o D e R h i n e , real Italian fc other Bik. Silks, French prints and printed muslins, v e r y r i c b . A p r il 26. rS N I I F . L o t o f Land kno JL T h o m a s F a r m , contaiuir M T o C a l l a t M o . 7 , i THE subciiber is now offering at hi? >(ore,^No.fl • •r W . u e , Stove ’Vrimming?, Fdiplio ?piings,' at the low e - t w'oob;?,de prices. \ bJ'hi I I u . I y‘ ‘.’ V *\A <p* P'.SS ».*i3 n -<JJ? A *1 F A R M For Sale. nowti a? th e Lewi? am in g o O acres, situated at Boult’s Corners in Scipio, tho subscribers offer for s a le at a great bargain. It is located in o n e o f the m o s t pleasant parts o f the county, near a c liurcli. Stoi c, and T a v e r n . On (he Farm is a good House, Barn, Orcharding, &o. ft is w e l l w o r t h y the attention o f any one w i s h i n g to purchase. T r e T e r m s of paym e n t w ill be m a d e e a sy. OTTFor further particulars, enquiie o f Slocum H o w l a n d , at S l i ° r w o o d ’s C o r n e r s , or o f the Subscriber in Auhurn. I f not sold by tiie 1 Sth o f April, it w i l l be rented. R . C . S T E E L E . A u b u r n , March 16, 1 8 3 7 . - 4 5 t f S o intorin public, that ho con! inua? h.- I; 11 s.- ticpp'n llie 11 a! i i ng ! ino, af the iw e tl k n o w n -land o f ( & 15 id ley, opposite :hc Wo-lern Exchange, u 1.me i h ? offiirs tor -a'c 'i ■ ii’iipif to u??ort'ncnt ot Hat? j «f di\ !.ite?t Fa-bion. i Ju s t received, and for sale a large . ,,,v . . . . , P- c.iioritic.ry, but l>y hone t mdustrio'is j o u r n e y ­ men, all o f w h i c h are warranted by ISHAM. not. B. a s ' o r t m n i t of m S S --...., Gantlcnii n? Fui a n l Cloth Can® G l o v e s , t o ] ar?, fcc., Al?o L a d i e s ’ Capes an Boas. A u b u r n , O t . 12, ld.56.-2-3 S P I i K N S J S S J U . P . D O U B L E D A Y , N V I T E 8 h i s i i i e n d s and tn e p u b l i c , lo e x ­ am i n e his new stock o f P a p e r H a n g i n g s ,B o r d e r s ,F i r e s c r e e n s , <jj c. Chiiisi'ling o f m o r e llia n o n e hnndied different pa'tern?, end sev e r a l llu)ii?and jriece?. Hi? gold bronze, and L it h o g r a p h ic papers, far e x ­ cel any papers beforj offered in thi? market, and equal any ever offered in N e w - Y o r k . — Hi? slock has been pm chased at the l o w e s t talcs, and merchants acquainted vvitli the N. York I market will allow that his papers generally, . rm , , v , fi, v are sold in patterns fu n o o m s considerably low- ; T h e public may issured that 'h e a- * T „ , 3 1 - . - _ . > ei than tlie N e w York p u c e ? . A u b u r n , M a y Is/1, 1837.— 51 re shoes are not made in any Sbite Pri«on, or 1 r - i n R A C E ami IJiG C H A I N S , fo r r a ' e a t L H E W S O N fc M I L L I G A N ’S No. 3, Exchange BuiMing?. \ P O R T O R ’SCJO Porto Rico Sugar, Java aud Rio G«fff-e. Just received at N o . 10, Exchange Buildings. J. S . B \ R T L E T T & C o . Auburn. July 19, 1-331 10 S T O V E S . AVE tliis day op e n e d a Cl IK U L A T I N G L I B R A R . Y . January 1, 1837. Term s , -U^F'YSON M1I.L1GAN, No.3 Exchange ^RT_ i . Subscribers pay in advance , on com- T H E E X C H A N G E C O F F E E R.OOM3, No. 1. E x c h a n g e B u i l d i n g s , S 3 now open lor the reception o f com p a n y where may be found at all iionr? ol t h e day *nd eveni ig refreshments of e v e r y kind the sea- on w ill afford. Having a com m o d i o u s room on the basemen floor, pi iv.ite Dinner and Supper parties can be aeonmm'xhited Rt short notice. Families can be supplied w i t h all kinds o C a k e , Pastry, Jellies, Ice Cream , Pic-klcd Oys er?, and ottier delicacies- on moderate t e im s . Bou-ding ’vith ?ut lodging, will be furnished on a? l o w terms as at any other e?tablishmen t The proprietor.? hope hy strict attention fo t h e omfort o f thetr friends to m e r i t a s h a r o f their patronage. Auburn. J a n . 2 0 t h . 1836 ll i t Buildings,are now receiving, a new supply o f a l l the various patterns, and intend to keep i ir- -uos com p lete asaartment possible o f the article; and having in connection w it h theii other business a suitable manufactory, ihey are enabled to make the pipe anil other trimmings, for any kind o f s t o r e s , and put t h e m up i f re­ quired, to the e n t in satisfaction o f t h e purchas- I K e y e s & s m i t h , h a v e j u s t received from N e w York the latest Spring Fashions for Hats. One door west o f R. M u i r . Aubur-a, March 25 — 44 __________ g r o c e r j e s A C H O I C E a s s o r t m e n t o f G ’'o- ceries, just received at N o . A j 6 . M e r c h a n t s R o w , ' H . P O L H E M U S & S O N . Auburn, M a y 17, 1 8 3 7 . ____________ H O T I C S T O P A S J S E R S . D RY CASKS, s u it a b le for storing grain, for sale by A B B O T T fcF O S G A 1 E, No. 6, Exchange B u ildings, A u g . 28 1837. r HE Subscribers hereby give notice to their friends and custom e r s, that they have a arge quantity o f goods on hand, w h ich w e r e damaged by rem o v a l at t h e l a t e fire, that t h e y tvill sell at g r e a t bargains ; and p e r f e c t G o o d s , reduced prices. T h e y w o u l d also remind those indebted to hem , that they are in want of m o n e y , and a!' ccounts of over six months standing must be eltK d . S T E E L E & G R O O T . Feb. 1st-, 1 8 3 7 . - 3 8 _____________________ M ILL, Cross-Cut, Tenon, Circular, Panel & other S A W S , an extensive ussoriment or sale at H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N ’S. 3, E x c h a n g e Buildings. F R E N C H M e I u N O S , A RE said to be very scarce, but Murfey & XA. Woodruff, in som e w a y or other, have got fine assortment of beautiful colors and qual- ties— aud what is m o r e , very ch e a p . Oct. 4. 21 A S K A U R U R N and C a y u g a County Bank Bills /% .w i l l Ire received,\ arul half per cent premi­ um allowed on all old debts , and also, ONE per, cent on Goods sold at N o . 4, Exchange B u i l d - 1 ings, w h e r e a splendid assortment of goods, j has jn?t been purchased at the present extra-j ordinary low prices —Cloth?, Cassimers, and Vestings, in great variety. Also, ready-made- clothing, Cheat' for Bank notes. jqfC a l l soon, nr you w i l l l o s e t h e chance. S. C . D U N N I N G & Co,Tailors & Drapers. N. B. No S p e c i e received, unless by partic­ ular request. A u b u r n , May 17, 1837. 1 5 0 0 COATS—FROCK COATS’ OVER P A N T S 9 J P W C O A T S , C L O A K S , V E S T S &c. &c. toe. T h e above clothing “ is now being m a d e ,” and comprises a greater variety than was evei before offered in A u b u r n . T h e prices, not­ w it h s t a n d ing the high pressure tim e s , are Very Low, j q j a n d t h e p u b l i c w i ll find it much o their advantage to call, exa m i n e , and pur­ chase of S. C. D U N N I N G & C o ., Tailors and Drapers, No. 4. E x c h a n g e B u ildings, Auburn, January 2 5 , 1 8 3 7 . - 3 7 m e n o ing or ren e w i n g s u b s c r i p t i o n s For a y e a r , - - ,$5 00 For four duode- For six months, 3 00 ? c im o , or 2 o c l a - F o r .) months, - I 50 } vo volum e s at For I month, •• 63 j a t im e . A R T . 2. N o n - S u h s c r i b e i s pay for t h e books as returned: for e a c h duodecim o or s m a l l ­ er v o l u m e per w e e k , s i x pence ; / b r e a c h octavo v o l u m e , one shilling. A r t . 3- N e w P u b l i c a t i o n s : — For the first3 m o n t h s alter t h e y are put in c irculation, th e v are to be detained but three days at on tim e . Extra copies of N e w Books will be added to the Library. A r t . 4. E v e r y person receiving B o o k s , m u s t return t h e m in the sam e nam e in w h ich they w e r e received. T h e y m u s t not be TOAirED, nor charged from one person to another, w it h o u t first being returned to the Library. A r t . 5. E v e r y person defacing Books, h y tea' ing,w r i t i n g , &c. w ill be c h a r g e d the p-z^e of the books so injured. ffTSevpra! Periodical W o r k s are placed i a the Library. 0 =T h e Library has thirteen hundred v o l - timns. A r r a n g e m e n t s are made for receiving the n e w publications as they issue from the press. Several valuable Periodicals are placed in the L i b r a r y . For the Auburn Journal a n d Advertiser. T h e following beautiful and touching lines are from the pen o f Mrs. S m i t h , whose husband was drowned in the Owasco, on the 24th ot June last. H e was one- o f the four students, members o f the Theological Seminary o f Auburn, who, in the providence o f God, found in an unexpected hour a watery grave! These lines were suggested to the bereaved w i d o w by the perusal\ o f Mrs. Sigourney’s poem, for the “ Auburn Journal and A d v e r t is e r ,” entitled “ T h e D r o w s e d . ” D , G, ----------- — . Hark ! a v o ice sounds from afar, Iri accents s w e e t , and yet so touching still, T h e y wake the tender feelings ofthe heart, And rouse up sad emotions in Ihe soul.— ------------------------- A voice well know n ,— A voice l o n g well beloved, and valued t o o , — In mournful verse, it sings the fate o f those W h o wer?; prospective ministers o f God. Four youth, who found in prime o f life and bloom, Their cold and watery deathbeds far beneath O w a s c o ’s silvery surface. Sw e e t P o e t e s s ! T h y strains have reached the ear O f h e r w h o mourns, iu one o f these, a friend; Her cherished one, her dearer self, lnjr all O f earihlinoss, the sharer of her joyS And w o e s , the soother ofher every dare And sorrow,— torn away by death’s(eold hand, And snatched from the embraces o f p fond Gonfiding heart— where linked the tenderest ties Ol warm affection— when delusive lope That moment gave fair promise of} ,^*Ight And blissful future,— long and usefuf years, In treading in the path o f righteousness,— In shedding forth the light of.trullf divine, T o save fi o m w o a lost and ruined world ! Ah ! touch again those-chords so sw e e t l y tuned, And sing another sympathetic strain T o her whose widowed heart still bleeds afresh Al every recollection of the past, AnJ every prospect o f the lulnre—save T h e blessed, cheering hope, that Heaven willgrant T o faithiul soil ' s a final resting-place, In yon bright world where separation comes No mare, where grief and pain no more intrude! Accept tiie tribute o f a grateful heart, W h o s e gratitude demands an utterance, Tnougli by uritaughi genius, in simple lay. M a r i a E. Sbiiti*?, Paleim o . Oswego Co., N . Y., \ Nov. lOtii. 1«?7. j T H E riONG O F V I C T O R Y . The following song :: for these'days.” is an impromptu effusion, by H e n r y F, P e n f i e l d , Esq., o f Canandaigua. H U R R A H FO R 1’HE JE R S E Y B L U E 8 . Tune — Hurrah fo r the Bonnets o f B lue . I. Here’s a health to him that’s aw a , Hero’s a health to him liiat’s awa; And w h o ’ll not join in support o f our cause, May never good luck b\ his fa. It’s good to be merry and wise, It’s good to be honest -md true, I t ’s good to m lintam America’s cause. Aud follow the Jersey Blue. Here's hurrah fi rth e Jersey Blues, Here’s hurrah for the Jersey Blues, It’s good to maintain America’s cause, And bide by the Jersey Blues. 2. Hurrah tor young Hoffman, our boast/ Hurrah for Joo Hoxte so true; Hurrah for Bill Reward, the pTide o f our coast, Tho Jersey Blues w e ’ll outdo. Here’s freedom to him tiiat ivould read, H e r e 's freedom to him that would write, There's none ever feared that the Truth should be heard, But they whom the truth would indite. H e ie's hurrah for the J e rsey Blues, Here’s hunah for thu J ersey Blues; It’s g o o d to be wise, to be honest and true, And abide by the Jersey Blues. A C H A P T E R FROM MISS P A R B O E ’S C I T Y OP T H E SU L T A N . A vast deal of very romantic and affec­ ting sentiment has been Irom time to time committed to paper, on the subject of the Turkish females drowned in the Bospho- rns ; and some tale writers have even gone so far as to describe,in the character of witnesses, the extreme beauty and the haart-rending tears of their victims. The subject is assuredly one which lends itself to florid phrases and highly wrought periods; but it is unfortunate that in this case, as in many others, the imagination far outruns the fact. I say unfortunate, because those readers who love to “ sup full of horrors,’’ when they have wept over the affecting image of beauty struggling against the grasp of the executioner, and dark eyes looking re­ proach upon their murderer from amid the deep waters which are soon to quench their light for ever, do not like to descend to the sober assurance that none of these things can be; and that the veracious chroniclers, who have excited their sen­ sibilities, and misled their reason, have only built up a pathetic sketch upon infer­ ence, and in reality know nothing at all about the matter. There is no romance in one of these frightful executions— ali is harsh unmiti­ gated horror. The victim may or may not be young and beautiful, her execu­ tioners have no opportunity of judging.— She may be lhe impersonation of grace, and they must remain equally ignorant of the fact; for she has neither power nor opportunity to excite sympathy, were shp the loveliest honri who ever escaped from the paradise of Mahomed. I have a friend, a man in place ancl power, who. during the time of the janis­ saries, and but a few months previous to the annihilation of their body, had been detained in the palace of one of the min­ isters until three hours past midnight ; and who. on passing across the deep bay near the Castle of Europe, was startled by perceiving two caiques bearing lights, lying upon their oars in the centre of the stream, liis curiosity being excited, he desired his boatmen to pull towards them; when, at the instant he came alongside, he discovered that they were filled with police officers ; and at the same, moment, a female closely shrouded in a yashniac, and with the mouth of a sack, into which her whole burly had been thrust, tied about her throat, was lifted in the arms of two men from the bottom of the furthest caique, and flung into the deep waters of the bay. As no weight had been appen­ ded to the sack, the miserable woman al­ most instantly reappeared upon tlie sur­ face, when she was beaten down by the oars of the boatmen ; and this ruthless and revolting ceremony was repeated several tunes ere the body finally sunk My friend, heart-sick at the spectacle fo which he had so unexpectedly become a witness, demanded of the principal of­ ficer, by whom he had been instantly rec ognised, the crime of the wretched vic­ tim who had just perished ; and learner that she was the wife of a janissary whom the sultan had caused to be stran- B l t l E F H I N T S FO R D E C E M B E R . Domestic animals should always com­ mence winter in good condition, and this should be preserved through till spring. To do 1117s, never attempt to winter mo”e than you have abundant means of provi j gled some weeks previously ; and who in ding lor. Ail anim ils should be regularly j her anguish at lhe fate of her husband, fed, they should be kept warm and corn? had since rashly permitted herself to speak for!able by sufficient shelter, should have in terms of hatred and disgust of the gov- 11 regular Supply of water, and, sheep ernment by whose agency she had been and cattle especially, should have a por- widowed. tion of roots constantly intermxied with On that fatal morning she had paid the their daily food. price of her indiscretion Larie troughs for f< eding with hay, tre The ministers of death -waited yet a pref-rahle to racks, as they more effeotu- while to convince themselves (hat the ally prevent vva?te. body would not reappear ; and my friend bheep, instead of being left out exposed i lingered from a feeling which he could not to the weather all winter, should be pro-j explain even to himself. The dawn was pei'ly protected by suitable sheds, if this were attended to, and they have a daily supply of roots with their hay, very few would ever be lost in wintering. Oats, for horses, will afford much more nourishment when ground, than when left nnground. just breaking in the sky, and streaks of faint yellow were traced above the crest-? of the dark mountains of the Asian coast. One long ray ot light touched the sum­ mit of the tall cypresses above the grave­ yard of fsari, and revealed the castilated 1 oufline of the topmo?t tower of the janis Ruta Bugas are excellent winler food j saries’ prison and all around looked s o tor horses, ted in moderate quantities, vvitli I calm ant! peaceful, that h'1 could scarcely hay, and a small quantity ot oats. persuade himselfthat he had just looked All stables for cattle and horses, should on death, when'he deep voices ofthe men be kept constantly ventilated, very clean in the caiques behind him as they once T H E N O R T H A M E R I C A N REVIEW . N o . X C V I l , O F the above valuable Quarterly, j u s t re­ ceived at N o . 9, Exchange Buildings. and well littered with straw. Straw, and poor hay are readily eaten by cattle if it is salted by sprinkling brine over it ; and it is still better if in addition to this, they are chopped previously. It is a very suitable time during this month, to cart leached ashes on land which more plunged their oars into the stream, and prepared to depart, aroused him from his reverie ; and motioning to his boatmen to p r o c e e d , he fou n d h i r n s e l f ere lo n g on the te r r a c e o f h i s o w n p a l a c e . While I am on the subject of execu­ tions, I may as well relate “ an o’er true m .7 need I, I, „ p ^ c d a , - , , vaLable I e\ ica ed f m e b) Ae on w e t m e n d o w s • a r>on^ _ . 3 C h i l d r e n ’ s P r i m e r s ! 4 f^ . L I P H A N T & S K I N N E R have just com- ^jPplettid an assorted variety of T O Y B O O K S , which w i l l be furnished to Booksellers, Pedlers, and others, at the lowest rates. TO M ER C H A N T S . M U R F E Y fc W O O D R U F F are agents for the sale o f E P e e k & C o . ’s superior wad- din*®, w h ich they offer for sjde b y the b a l e at t h e l\J a ti u f act u r er’s prices ; also the N e w York Mills B leach’d aud B t o w n S h e e t i n g , at the N e w York prices. A u b u m , Sept* 1 9 , 1 8 3 7 . O E A R ' C H W A R R A N T S , and m o s t othe B l a n k s n e a t l y p t i n t e d . , fo r s a l e b y O L P H A N T &• S K I N N E R . B O O K S , F A N C Y A R T T C L . E S AND J S E W G O O D S AND E. I ?O.BiSiUUidiAlii Iw « • JENKINS is now receiving a large and g e n e r a l a s s o r t m e n t of* F u l l a n c l T F in t e r Goods, Which he w i l l sell c h e a p f o r c a s h — Those hayfng but little money, anil wish it to go a g r e a t w a y . w i l l do w e l l to call at H e a d Q u a r t e r s , one di or east o f R . S t e e l ’s Dru^sist Store. p. s. Don’t forget to call. Auburn,Oct, l l . 1837. 2 2 tf P A P S R H A N G I N G S . V I S O N & T E R R Y , are, and w i l l be recei­ ving in all this w e e k , a new supply o f m is­ cellaneous Books, Paper Hangings, Stationary j o f all kinds, Fancy A r t icles, & e . , at N o . 9, E x c h a n g e Buildings. D R . M. H I T C H C O C K ’S N E W L Y IN V E N T E D S N U F F , O n l y 25 C e n t s . F OR the Cure andabsolute Relief of Ca* t a r r h , D i z z i n e s s o f th e H e a d , Y F e a k E y e s , N e r v o u s H e n J a c h e s , Fallen S i c k n e s s , F i t s , a n d Infants troubled with Snuffles, partial shocks o f Pal s e y , & c. F o r sale o y R I C H A R D S T E E L , D r u g ­ gist, Auburn. October 3,1837. 22m6 CONTENTS. A k t . I . Standard W e ights and M e a sures. 2. Life and V o y a g e s of Vrriazzano. 3. Miariam ; a D r a m a t ic Poem . 4. L a t i n Lexicography, (L e v e r e t t . ) 5. South Sea Exploring E x d e d it iou. 6. L e t t e r ? from Palmyra. 7. Ancient History o f t h e Netherlands. 8. Mis.? Martiineau’s 1*ooi( ty in America. , 9. M ’Coi mac’s P h i l o s o p h y of Human N a - c o v e r e d ture. 10. Miss S e d w i c k ’s T a l e s . 11. C r i t i c a l N o tice?. Quarterly list ol N e w Publications. IV I S O N & T E R R Y , A g e n t s . Oct. 17. on wet meadows ; a friend spread eight or ten ^ loads on an acre on his meadow (which vvas occasionally overflowed by the large creek which passes near it) and the consequence vvas an increase of one half more grass, although it had previously produce ! yearly two or more tons of hay to the acre. This effect continued for several years. Chaptel says, “ The action of buck-ashes [leached ashes from asher* ic s ] is m o s t p o w e r f u l upon moist land and meadoios, in which they not only facilitate , „ , , ^ , the growth of useful plan's, but if employed, relalion ,of lhe Pe.rs0-3.vh° fiT \ f X[!e' consl..ntly for several years, ihey will free dienI to bes,ow 1\O a wife, and who same individual. Nearly four 'years have elapsed since the occurrence took place, but it is so characteristic of Turkish man­ ners that it will not be misplaced here. An eminent merchant at Stamboul, ex­ tremely wealthy, and considerably past the middle age, became the husband of a very young and lovely woman. As Turk­ ish females never see the individuals whom they marry previously to the cere­ m o n y , but are chosen by some matronly the soil from weeds.’’ I n t h e G a r d e n , i f the ground contin­ ues open, manure may b e s p r e a d and buri- jed, vacant ground ridged or spaded, sticks I for peas, beans. &c. preserved or made, ; trellises repaired, and vegetables securely Genesee Farmer . How h alf the wot Id live has ever been a mystery to the other half. Some live by their wits— some live on their means, and very queer kind of means they are. Down T t R n A u f t h t t i w i ^ ast they ,lve <<al* sorts w*y*‘” A x S l i U A I J L - i A J 1 j traveller in that vicinity lately asked a boy N O W opening by .Murfey & Woodruff, an | w h a t th e p e o p l e t h e r e a b o u t s did for a elegant assortment of all the different quui- ’ o „ . i ‘ l j ities and colors ; for sale at the greativ reduced’ j l,1VI\ S ? w h e n th e 1 . r e P ! ied with m o r e ^ honesty than discretion, ‘What do vve do? why when strangers come here, we skin ’em, and when they don’t come, vve skin one another !’ /Vo.— John Randolph’ in one ofhis let­ ters to a young relative says : ‘I know nothing that I am so anxious you should acquire, as the faculty of saying no. You must calculate on ’ unreasonable requests being preferred to you every day ofyour life, and must endeavor to deny vvith as much facilily as you acquiesce. It h a s b e e n w e l l said, I k n o w n o t b y whom, th a t a n E n g l i s h m a n is n e v e r h a p - p y , b u t w h e n b e is m i s e r a b l e ; tb a t a Scotchman is never at home but when he is abroad ; that an Irishman is never at peace but when he is at war. prices. tCFAlso 1 piece o f black Mohair Cloth, for over-coats, a new and beautiful article. Oct. 4. T O L E T . A D W E L L I N G house on Fulton Street. 'In­ quire o f C A R H A R T fc N Y E . N o v e m b e r l s t , J837. 25tf F L O O R O I L C L O T H . A N assortment o f heavy floor oilcloth from 2 feet lo 2 yards wide, just received and for sale by N o v . l s t , 1837. C A R H A R T to N Y E . 25 CIDER BARRELS, -ig FIPES, Hogsheads and Barrels, for B A r sale cheap, by CARHART & NYE. November lst, 1837. 25 having seen and approved tire lady, arran­ ges all preliminaries with her parents ; so it may well be imagined that the bride is frequently far from co- gratulating her­ self on her change of position ; and such, as it would appear from the result, was the case vvith lhe young wife to whom I have just referred, and who was destined to become the heroine of a frightful tragedy. T w o years passed over I’atma ITan- oum , and she becam e the mother o f a son : but her heart was not vvith its father case there was no mercy for the culprit. The imam vvas a stern man ; for one moment only he wavered ; and during that moment he raised the ample turban from his brow, and suffered the cool eve­ ning breeze to breathe lovingly upon his temples ; in ihe next Ire bent over the gallery and spat upon the earth, as he murmured to himself, “ The dog of an infidel ; may his lathers grave be defiled ! may his mother eat dirt!” and having so testified his contempt and abhorrence of the ill-fated lover, he lilted his gaze fo the clear sky, and the ringing cry pealed out : “ La Allah, ilia Allah ! Mahomed Resoul Alleh !” H is duty done, the imam descended the dark and narrow stairs ot the minaret, and left the mosque, ar.d in another in­ stant he had put o ff his slippers at the en ­ trance o f the saletnlick, and stood before the sofa ; at the upper end o f which sat the merchant s m o k ing his chibouk c f j e s ­ samine wood, and attende* by tw o s laves. The 'l urks are not fond husbands, but jealous ones. They are watchful of thei.i women not because they love them, but because they are anxious for their own honor ; and no instance can be adduced in which an Osmanli is wilfully blind to the errors o f his wife. Here “ the offence vvas rank, it smelt to heaven.” The young and beautiful Fatma Hanonm had wronged him vvith a Greek ! The gray beadred merchant trembling between rage ancl grief, rose from his seat, and rushed into the harem ; The tale was true— for one moment the aged and outraged husband looked upon lhe young and handsome lover ; and in the next the active Greek had flung up the lattice, and sprung from (he window. Ere long the house was filled with the relatives of tbe wife, and its spacious apartments were loud with anguish and invective ; but Fatma Hanoum answered neither to the sobbing of grief nor to the reproach of scorn : she sat doubled up on her cushions, with her eyes riveted on the casement by which her lover had escaped. The merchant, stung to the heart by the stain (hat had been cast upon his hon­ or ; embittered in spirit by the knowledge that it vvas a Chri-tian by whom he had been wronged ; and not altogether forget­ ful, it may be, of the grac* and beauty of the mother of bin child, sat moodily apart : and all the reasonings arid be- seechings of bis wife’s anxious family only wrung from him the cold and unyiel­ ding answer tbat he would never see her more. And the heretic lover, where was lie ? Like an arrow shot by a strong arm, he had sped to the home of his widowed mother, and had hurriedly imparted to her the fearful jeopardy in which he stood. There was not a moment to be lost, and, hastily snatching up some food that had been prepared for liis evening meal, he flung himself upon the neck of hia weeping parent ; and then, disenga­ ging himself from her clinging arms, rustied from tbe house, no one knew whither. But the inman, meanwhile, was not idle. He had aroused the neighborhood — he had raised the cry of sacrilege— he had bruited abroad the d i s h o n o r of the Moslem—and ere dong a Turkish guard was on the track of the young Greek __ But no truce of him could be discovered , and the frail and fair hanoum vvas remo­ ved to the harem of one of her husband’s relatives, where every look and action were subjected to the mo*t rigorous ob­ servance, before the faintest hope had been entertained of securing her misera- hie lover. Three wretched days were past, and on the morning of the fourth tho pangs of h u n g e r became too mighty for the youth to support. He stole from his conceal­ ment, he looked around him, and be w a s alone ! He ventured a f e w p-mes fo r ­ ward ; rich fruits were pendant from the branches of the tall trees beneath which N O * 3 0 . coming footsteps and, pushing aside thtf vase, sprang out upon the path. The moonlight fell on him as he emer­ ged from his concealment, pale and hag­ gard ; his dark locks dank vvith the hea­ vy atmosphere of his hiding place, and his frame weakened by exhaustion. As he gained his feet and looked around him, his arms fe l l lis t l e s s l y at liis s i d e s , and his head drooped upon his breast— he had no longer either strength or energy to wrestle with his fate ; and he put his hands into the grasp of the armed men among whom he stood, and suffered him­ se l f t<> be led a w a y from the home of his boyhood, and the clasp of his shrieking mother, vvith the docility of a child. The trial followed close upon the dis­ covery of the lover. There was no hope for the wretched pair ! Against them ap­ peared the imam, siern, uncompromLi.ng, and circumstantial— the outraged hus­ band, wrought to madness by the memory of his dishonor, and callous as marble— the faith which had been disgraced^—so­ ciety which had been scandalised. For them there was none to pleod save the gray-haired and widowed mother, who wept and knelt to save her only son ; but who asked his life in mercy, and not in justice. Did their youth sue for them? Did the soft loveliness of lha gutly wife, or tfio manly beauty of the lover, raise them up advocates ? Alas, these vvere their direst condemnation: and thus it only remained for them to die ! It w a s at th i s period th a t my friend, the --------- q first became connected with the affair. The family of the condemned w o m a n , k n o w i n g his in f l u e n c e vvith the government, flung themselves at his feet, and implored his interference. They ex­ patiated on lhe beauty of the misguided\ Fatma— on the personal qualifications of him whose love she had felt— they left no theme untouched ; and he became deeply interested in her fate, and resolved that while a hope remained he would not aban­ don her cau?e. But he vvas fated (o plead in vain ; tho crimp had increased in the country; every Turkish breast heaved high with indignation ; my friend urged, supplicated, and besought unheeded ; and1 at length found himself unable to adduce- anoiher argument in her favor. When reiuctanily convinced of the fact, he discovered that, through his ex­ ertions to s a v e her life, his feelings had b e c o m e so d e e p l y en t h r a l l e d by tbe idea of the miserable woman, that he re.-olved to endeavour to sei* her ere she died ;— and he was start loci by the ready acquies­ c e n c e that fo l l o w e d his request, as w e l l as by the tf ;ms in whieh it was couched.— “ We sli ill visit her at midnight to ac­ quaint her officially vvith tho retuR of the trial,” w a s the a n s w e r : “ ;uid sh o u l d vo u * * ’hink proper, you may accompany us, for you will have no future opportunity of indulging your curiosity !” U n d e r tln s e c i r c u m s t a n c e s he did not hesitate ; und a few minute.- before mid­ night he vvas at the door of the harem in which she had resided since her removal from her husband’s house. Tho officers of justice followed almost immediate­ ly, and it str u c k him, as they p a s s e d the threshold, that they vvere in greater num­ ber than so simple an errand appeared ta exact; nut as he instantly remembered (hat others might feel the same curiosity as himself, a ;d profit by the ^ame means o f g r a t i f y i n g it, h e did not d w e l l u p o n th e cir c u t n M a n c e . All was hushed in the harem, and the fall of tiieir unshppered feet awoke no echo on the matted floors. One solitary slave avvaiied them at the head of the stairs, nnd he moved s l o w l y before the party with a sm a l l lam p in his hand, to the apartment of the condemned woman. She was sleeping when they entered— her cheek was pillowed upon her arms, and a quantity of rich dr.rk hair, which had escaped from beneath the painted handkerchief that was twisted about her head, lay sca'tcrcd over the pillow. She was deadly pala, but her eyebrows and the long silken Irishes which fringed her closed eyes, were intensely black, and he moved, and no seized them with avid- j relieved the pallor of her complexion j ity; but as he raided his hand a second , whde her fine and delicate features com* time to the iadeued boughs,he heard n« ar j pleted a s Jovelv a fa c e as e v e r fh e gaze of him the deep breathings of-one who wept : man had lingered on. At times a shud- he glared towards the spot whence the {dering spasm contracted for an instan) sound came, and his heart rmlied within , the mmmles ofher countenance— the ter- him it was his mother the gu a r d i a n of ■ rors of the day had linged her midnight his youth the friend ol his m a n h o o d — , d r e a m s ; and at times s h e smiled a fleet- ihc mourner of his blijlited H o p e s . f i n 'intr sm i l e , which was succeeded by a sigh rushed towards her— he murmured h;jr ias if. e v e n in sleep, (he memory of past name and fora moment the parent and jhuppirwss was clo u d e d by a pang. j But her slumber vvas not destined to be 'of long coo'iiiiience ; for the principal the child forgot ill save each other! It was the watchful love of the toother which first awoke to fear . and in -x few j individual of fhe p a r t y , suddenly bending over her. grasped her arm, and exclaim- seconds the secret of her son was confi ded to her, and she vvas comparatively happy. She could steal to his hiding place at midnight, she could ensure him against hunger ; she could hear his voice and convince herself that he yet lived ; nnd with this conviction she hurried from iis side, and bade him wait patiently yet ed, fi Wake Fatma, wake; we haye ti dings for you !” The unhappy woman started, and look­ ed u p ; and then hurriedly concealing her face in the coveilets, she gasped o u t , ‘‘ Mashallah ! What means this ? What would you vvith me that you steal a few hours, when she would bring him thus upon me in the night ? Arn I not a bod. The young Greek stole hack to his hi­ ding place, and slept— the sleep of the wretched is heavy—slow to come, and >eighed down vvith wild and bitter reams ; and thus slumbered the criminal. The night wa3 yet dark when he awoke and heard footsteps, and then he doubted not that his watchful parent was indeed come to solace the moments of his trem­ bling solitude. Had he paused an instant, and offered time for the perfect waking of all his senses, he would have Turkish woman? And am I not uncov- ered ?” * “ Fear nothing, hanoum,” pursued ther official ; “ vve have fidings for you which we would not delay.” “ God is great!” shrieked the-'guilty one, raising herself upon her pillows, “ You have pardoned him.- --------- But the generous self-forgtting proph­ ecy was false. In the energy of her sud­ d e n h o p e s h e had s p r u n g into a sitting posture ; and ere the words had left her lips, the fatal bowstring vvas about her throat. It vvas the horror of a moment— two of the executioners flung themselves upon 1 er and held her down—a couple more grasped her hands— a heavy’ knee pres- discovered at once that the sound of many and. unhappily for the weak victim of j feet were on the earth ; but he had al- passion and disappointment, it had found . ready passed several days without cause a resting place elsewhere. . | o f alarm, and his past safety betrayed him The merchant’s house was situated j *n*° * false feeling of security. w . j ____ near a mosque, from the gallery of whose j The unhappy youth had not wandered j sed down her heaving chest— there was minaret all the windovvs o f t h e harem j beyond the spacious gardens or his home, | a low gurgling sound hushed as soon aa were overlooked. The sun vvas setting | which, rising the height behind (he house, on a glorious summer evening, when the j were divided into terraces, along vvhose^ imam ascended to this gallery, to utter the whole extent had been placed avenues o shrill cry of the muozzin which summons ! orange and lemon trees, planted in im- the faithful to prayer. Ere he comtnen- ( mense vases of red clay. Several of ced the invocation, he chanced to glance • these, in which ths plants had failed or downwards, and he started as he beheld a j perished, had been reyersed to piotect man c lnging to a shawl which had been them from the weather ; and one of them flung from above, and making his way in- drugged in the first paroxyism of terror to to the harem of the merchant through an the mouth of an exhausted well, had ser- v e d to s c r e e n th e c u l p r i t from tfoO gilZJO o f hfs p u r s u e r s . B u t o n th i s n i g h t , w h e n by s o m e e x t r a o r d i n a r y fa t a l i t y h e fo r g o t for an instant, the caution w h i c h had hitherto been his protection, he clambered to the mouth of tho p i t as he heard the o p e n w i n d o w INT o r w a s th i s all, for t h e q u i c k a n d j e a l o u s e y e o f t h e im a m a t o n c e a s s u r e d him that th e d e l i n q u e n t was a Greek—that the wife of a Muasloman had stooped to accept the love of a Chris­ tian— and he well knew that, in such a TJ --- --- - it was heard— a frightful spasm which almost hurled the strong men from above tne convulsed trame— and all was over ! At day-dawn on the morrow, tht? young Greek vvas led from prison. For sever­ al days he bad refused food, and he was scarcely able to drag his fainting limbs along the uneven streets. Two men supported him, and at length he reached tbe termination ofhis painful pilgrimage. For u moment he stood rooted to tho e a r t h , he g a s p e d for breath—be t^ore a- wa.y bis turban—and clenched his hands until the blood sprang beneath the naikr? She whom he had loved vvas before him — her once fair face was swollen and liv* 4

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