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hiiio cu . .... , '"I'-i'" "'"' Viprolane than usual. Neither of the females
f MMI A. D. Ml LIT.
Of wHrn loTclieM Jiin Ibt- lri(;ittct,
Anl my h'ti i W l'litot
'4llt iia inipic brum,
fl lf tnjiSi-ti! In my pi ttinrM,
Cr mjr funurct dr am.
'Tn nt i vrr thu : I min me,
Whim n 'iviiinf liluiav.m charmed me
Into Jwrlert bit.
A J UH'krtoin f nrrr.vt
Voi-(M f nip, ii will fad toworrow,"
.Marrtd my bp)ia-ii.
aSonf; of binl, nr r.a.cMiitlct lancin?,
in nt iifh thrill tf pltiaur! d-iicn
Thai tb cry metrmry pli ammjt,
I'ltfoiiifli llir tmti'H of Itihi
Still doth jiy tiiipart.
Bt ain U.t... i oll hlh plt-gyurc
FUd in pi'D artti'a nch i trraaur
Dimnterl in uir'rv'i infill
Tb t i Jf be-rl i lw.iya fc-ring
With ( bl.oit( a bligtit.
Once a littln boJ I rUrialirrf.
la lit ttrlv fr f r.ncc (M-rnl.tJ
On m wrirKn hrfl j
And nt'irr jewvla cdnirr
ii'jnrt nir home, iU iiiiBtiif luatre
It i j n.e Ur drupt tri.
T'ut my tinfijjM ittll ta h5u-d
Ft ti-e ili'Mig I i ni'buiy titi-d
i"fin in y cartlilr wy
Ti-'-usH at liiur a bugt-tt-r iit.o
Tl mr limrl nf jy Kiyitt,
lu lotc'a pciAti dy.
And apaiti that freah young (rri,ft
hwcftlvoVr rtiy rnt lrliug(
1 mtif like c ngc I p ut-t,
Wi ifprinf oli 1 1 of thornlrn rrat-f
S'-t-i. wUftm no drk cloud repjat t
Lcr ever blif .
' 11. ". -:. .r
An Adventure with the Bourbon Pirates.
nr MiVAsnrR 1 onn, jr.
Sly ship cleared from Li-ctpool and I
as bound for the ludies. Iu the cabin 1
Lai some doli-n passengers, most of whom
were army otlictrs who had been home on
Itave of absence. Besides these I had a
widow woman named Legrand. aud her son
whom she called Walter. Waiter Lcraud
, according to the rvi.ter, live and
twenty years of age. He was very slight iu
tbe build, or at least be seemed to when
Ciiiinnred with the stout infantry officers
who surrounded him; but there were no
Hgns of feebleness about him. He was of
medium height, and smaller than the crd
tiry class of nun. Ili b.iir was long and
curly, and as Ltack as night. His eyes
Were larj;e and full and burned like orbs of
light n t in jet. His countenance ? very
pale, and thi brow, which was m .-'i 1 iui-r
R fill fill I., r 1 1, u . ia r, fieri .i... u j .fi.in.ilr
inarked by the bin" t. ins incli stood). old-
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ly out npni it. His estnres regular, emi-
tipiitly handsome the nose prominent and
straight, and the lip thin and co'ones.
His bauds were so. all aud as delicate as a
babe's. His whole appearance indicated
the close, unswerving stud.-nt, and I think
he bad the least of the animal man in bis
physiognomy of any pcrsou wh n I havo
ever seen. Mrs. I.egrand must have been
married when very young, for she could not
Lave been more than lorty yeais of age,
and she wits still us beautiful as ever. A
more lovely woman is seldom seun. Her "Captain Savage, leave me, sir. I have
Lair waa of a golden hue, and her eyes Implied you not, and now I am in the po.
'eenied made for the abode of atuiles and session of n.y senses. Leave me, or 1 may
love, though it was now oftencr sad aud become a madman."
downcast. Her husband had died in India, Savage was upon tho point of saying
nl she was going out to settle his estatepmri., when I inteifercd.
he having an only brother still there. I Ier " Gnptain," and 1, " let this subject drop
buibstid had beru colonel of cavalry, and now jou are wholly iu the fault, I will see
abr ive and honest man. the young man abu-cd uo more.
Mrs. Legrand had one femalo servant to' " 1 you int.-i f.-re ' '' exclaimed Savage,
tenompauy her, and together they occupied turning madly toward- 1110.
a anmll .1 ,1 ,0... I, ..I, i;i...l n , " 1 do." I returned. " and I mean what 1
ith my consent, at her owu txpense.
We found Walter to be a very agreeable
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coinpaiiioii, though ho was reserved and se-
dte. lie could converse freely ou subjects
ef pen.ral interest, and at limes he was
"'-mtliiiglj eloquent. For one, 1 enjoyed
bis conversation much, though I sometimes
toticed thut soinu of the military passengers
wsrn in,.i;,.,.,l ,, ,1 inner noon il.nir
bps when ho went deep into moral philoso
phy. Matters pusst-d on quite pleasantly
for several weeks. To be sure at limes,
J'ouug Legrand received treatment from
one or two of tho other passengers which I
thought meant insult, and which I should
havo resented, but he took no notice of it, aud
so I did not mako myself tineaty. One man
in particular seemed to dislike him. ll was
u iniautry captain named ravage, lie
is a profane, reckless man, and be seemed
to hate Lcgraud simply because be waa so1
unlike In mi"
jokes, but en t'ne contrary plainly showed
by liia looks tiiat lie (lid not like them.
Wo bad changed the southern capes of
Africa, and were standing up in the Indian
Uno day at the dinner tabic, Cap-
tain Savage allowed himself to become more
were praseut, and he launeld Out in a
course of atoriei and jest whkb were inde-
cent in tho extreme. 1 he wine
freely, and his boon companions'.-
enjoy tho sport hucely. fteveral
grand cast a reproving glance at
and the latter noticed it, but iustcad of be
coming more decent, be only tried the har
der to displeutc and annoy tho (tuiet pas
senger. At length the infantry captain became so
outrageously profane nud vulgar, that Le
graud would stand it no longer, and quick
ly n o ring his chair 1 aek he uroe from the
table and moved inwards tin dock.
" Conn! hack here," shouted Savage.
('it the young man took no notice of him.
" Como back, I say."
I.egrand did net turn, but, with a steady
step, he kept on and went upon deck.
At length the oflietrs finished their des-
serf, mid most of them went on deck. uv-
age went up, and as soou as be saw jjc-I
grand standing by the weatlitr-mizzen rig -
ging, ho passed oi r.
" Mr. Legrand," be said, iu a highly pom
pous ton", " why ili.i you leave the dinner
"-'imply because I wished to,' calmly
replied the yong man.
lint viliy diil ou ni-li to b avc it?
" '1 hat U a nuestiuu I chuo.-u not to an-
swer." I " You can juilgo of that as well as I can,"
" I!ut I rhoo-e that you shall." j v. as u.y reply ; and then I turned to the
"th, I would aiisner with pleasure, if ( I turn,
thought it would heneut you any to know ; j I could see that Capt. S.-ivaz" was much
but 1 fear you would not improve upon it frightened, and in fact nearly all were star
ttveii were 1 to tell you." 'tied by the appearance of the suspicious
"Allow me to be the judge. Tell me." j boat. The pre-etice of a pirate is not a
.Siuee ou arc so urgent, I will comply," pleasant theme for any one, and more es-
i returned l.egrand, in a lot perfectly calm specially these land pirates, for they gener
jand pleasant. "The truth i, sir, your ' ally make it a practice to put their prison
I couduet aud speeeh were so unpleasant, that ! crs to death so that their bauuts may not
jl suftcred exceedingly, and so I chose to j be exposed.
leave you witbtho-e who were better calcu- j We bad no carriage gun, but there were
llated to enjoy or put up w;(li it." cutlasses and pi-tols enough on board for
I "Ah," uttered the captain, while bis . crew, and I lost no ti.ue in arming my
1 cheeks Hu-li'-rt aii'l Ins hps tremLlcl.
And .nay I be so bold as to enquire what I
'part of n.y conduct vou thought unbecoming
1 . ... 0 o 1
10; B Pieman.'" 1
I "Ail of it, sir." j
"V you tur.n to say that I am not a
'gcn.U-.iif.,? ' I
I " 1 " t1'1"?' 1 'Plj I
;an-re.l ytur own nueslions
1 " lut ou nave intimated mat my con- 1
duet was um-i ntleii.aiil v."
" Yes, sir. I have plainly said so."
"Ah, now 1 have it. 1 shall demand j
vatisfactioi. to- thr t. Vou shall Led, sir,
that UO one Cm. .
'- will, impunity ."
" '1 ben, n.y dcr.1- '
will you not in ea
spect for the leeiinr
I " I have, sir. !i
1 : .:
- ...ic.cr u, qucsuon ,
1, w iy ;
you uf po-e '
bn.sy :u, s- ' 'i
Yu hnw . . d .
.Not a bit nf it. (
i li st at the laid. i
for action- -;.'. us well ns words. Your
leaving as y ju did, snd thus interrupting
me in the n.ni-t of a narrative, was a gross
insult, and ou meant i- as uch."
1 ou arc ini-iakeii, sir.
"You lie, sir! ' exclaimed Savage now
fainy rnrag.-n st the young man a perfect
coolness. "Vou did mean it as an insult, j
Now, sir, you ii.ut an-wi-r for it. Will you
take a sword or pi-tol''
" Neither, sir. Let me be in peace that ,
is all l aK.
" Vou wont fijjit, eh !
" No, sir."
"Now, will y ou ?
As Sai age l- u
-poke, be struck tl
young man with tl
11 .. 1 1 1 ,
nt ui lh uduu uj-uii
" Now wilt you fiirht ?"
Wi.ll.-r Legiaml turned pal
but. 11 -t a nerve or mu-elc iu
moment more the 1 i ' . I return."
- as death,
.v.-d. Iu a
to his face.
and be look d tl.
. . . ' . I
' f ' i t.l ii n s V n -e ll C at ll-n-'l ll said . I II 1
- t -,. , - - - i-
a In, tomb like v ier, " I cannot light you,
inT 1 ive I any vi-h to lo it. If ymi feel j
ha pi r alti r what y "i have done, you are .
Wfleo lie to the n
in v course a Strang
..ii. 1 on may lliinK
ne, but I have no ex
planation to make. '
"Coward !" hissed the brute.
Again the decided pallor spread over the
man' luce, and I could see the uai'.s
of his lingers were lairly eating into tne
palms of his hands. II. was M.ei.t for a
moment, and when he spake again, it was
i 1 the same calm, strange tone.
' say. J command here, and you will bo wise
, 'f " "J"-?-" ., . , , ,,.
" And sin-nose I do not choose to ones' '
. "' ,' .. . -
! " ""k 11 ll" " "wmtortabl, cx-
periment for you to try, was the reply.
j Now I owe to D.uuf Nature sonic thanks
for having given me a fiamo more power-
i ful than she ordinarily bestows upon hei
inortal tbildreii. and long commatid ol tur
bulelit rpiiils iu the shape of 1. fracloiy sea
men, bad given me not only a decision ol
character, but had written the fact pretty
plainly on my countenance. Savage lookeu
at mo a moment, and theu said, with rathei
a chop-fulleii countenance :
" Oh, very well. You are cnplaiu aud 1
suppose it would be open mutiny to resist
you." At! !-b that be walked away.
Now, to tell ti
I hoped the fcllo'-
would have shown s ,1
for I had made up n
o I nock him
. i iievcr laughed or down and put him in irons; but I wis dia
uis profane, vulgar appointed: though upon more calm roflec-
tion, of course, I wan glad n Hairs turned as
This event cast a sort of cloud over the
spirits of tho passengers for several days,
una though Savage refrained from some of
1i!h profanity, jet I could nee not only he,
but the others, looked on Walter Leerim-l
aa a coward. Tho youn man himself had
seemed to notice it, for ho was taciturn and
sedate, and I often noticed that hiii lips
Karly one morning land was reported
upon the lurbonrd bow. I 1new it to bo
the Hourbon Inland. The uind was very
light, the ship not making more than three
knots with her royals and studding sails.
About the middle of the forenoon no saw
n long quaie boat or rather vessel como out
from one of the coves of the Islaud. I lev
eled my glass upon the craft, and found it
to he full of men. There was seventy-five
" Captain, what is she?" asked Savage,
approaching the s-pot where I stood.
" I think there is t.ot much danger in
.setting her down for a pirate," I replied
T l,avo l)CarJ tLat there was a nest of
j pirates on the Bourbon 1-land, add I think
I we are likely to find it true."
" Pirates !" uttered Savage, turning pale,
!' They will be likely to be ugly customers,
Won't they ?"
"(If eoursc they v. ill. Ti.oy certainly
outnumber us three to one, an I are, m ill
probability, all ol iheiu stout wreckieta f:l
' IJut you dor't t'nin': tbey w;',l ful'ow
thc. rule of pu'ling all tucir pri.iouers to
death, do you!
i""n. .mi toio we ruisti rcn torty-oue men
Hup a crew, including r,y,ef, made ,
entyntue, aud there were twelve ol the,
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pas.e.igers. nougn 1 Knew not whether to
count upon Waiter J.egrand or not.. How- I
ever, he could tire a pi-tol. and t!l!lt W3,
something. )y the titne I bad made these j
f""T.!.?L:,,".e T'A 1" Bi,vV'.,W f " 1
loulu " ' '"'
bels length of U-. and
10 ""J ";""nl '"o l u
her uot so great odds as we bad first
supposed, but still two to one against us.
W could see, too, that they were all shades
"d complexions, some of them white, some
run tniiin lirnu n timl triiiiii )iti-l
I ai ranged the men close to the bulwarks
with what mu-Kets we could muster, and
tbrn turned to sec if Legrand was upon the
deck. Me stood by the cs' in cotnpmiou-
wav with & sword in his hnndsnd with two
superbly mounted pistols stuck in Lis belt.
The sword 1 hud not seen before, and of
course I judged that it must be his ow n. It
, w as moan Dii'i Heavy, 01 ine mni exq'iine
' polish, and mounted in a hilt of go'd and
.precious stones. I was for the moment
j chained to the scene. The youth looked
most strangely. His face was yet pale and
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calm, but its expression was chanced won-
derlu.ly changed. J he hrc of his eye was
deep and iuten-e, and the usual sedate,
melancholy expression, had given way to a
sort of exultant smiling satisfaction. I did
not speak to him. 1 saw that be stood over
the place w here his mother had taken refuse.
liy this time the quiac was luaily along
side. 1 waited until the moment for pistol
shooting came olid then I gave the Older to
fire, there was a long, wild yell from the
(,,-iat and on the
In xt moment she struck
our side, and the
pirates commenced clam-
.ring up our ri.'gm
Our shot had not
.lone much execution, (or nearly s,l who
had snt in the quiac leaped for tbe ..hip,
We beat t lie 111 back as well as wc could.
,.lpy bv?nn t0 j,nlll upan us, am I at :
( b cglh my men gave way.
1 ur"ei tin 111 a .
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Savage fell back to the porp, and his com-
1 pan'oti followed him. 1 lie pirates struck
down ihri e of my men, and the rest f.-ll back
to the opposite side of the deck, liy a ha-ty
j count 1 made out tlint there were but sev
lentv of the ciii.inv. and we had birtv-C'ght
ft. por u ,v ,nii,ents there a li, 1-
tual suspension 01 hostilities, i ne ni "les
bad all gained the deck all that were iiiv -,
and their chieftain stepped out in front of
them. Ho was a Spaniard, but spoke En
1 Do you surrender your ship,' he asked.
'(If course we surrender,1 spoke Savage,
seeing that I hesitated. ' We ma? r-ctive
quarter if we surrender quietly.'
' NKVfcll !' said a calm clear voice, and on
turning we beheld Walter Legrand. ' Nkv
Klll' he repeated, while his dark tye flash
ed proudly. Auk wb Knomsiimk.n.'
I saw thnt these words produced ft won
derful effect upon my crew, and so they did
upon the other passengers, and I must con
fess that they went to my heart with a ner
ving power. Only I upturn Savage seemed
to dislike thcin. I'pou him they seemed to
At this moment Mrs. I.egrand cantc up
on deck, one nnu uearu ucr sou s voice,
and perhaps she thought he was in danger
Santa Maria, that is tuy prize, exclaim
ed one who seemed to be second in com
mand among pirates, as soon as he saw the
' No, 110. by San Paulo she's mine,' cried
the chieftain, as ho spoke he started tow ards
ilia spot where tho widowed mother stood,
t lis lieutenant followed him, aud so did scv--ral
of the others,
' Slaud back 1' said Walter.
'Out boy or die 1'
I Thus spok-i the pirate leader, but be spoke
I to more, lor the young niBn s sword swept
1 the air like lightning, aud the villain' bead
was ci.'-ft iu twain. Another stroke and the
lieutenant (.bared the noma fate.
' Now, men of Knglund, rbow the Hood
of your proud nation T'
Every man heard these words, for they
were like buylo note clear, ringii and
distinct. I remember how Leprand (yoked
at that moment, lie bad ju.tt forced hij.iips. lie was a better and ha
mother below when be spoke, V,1 tiien be
turned upon the crew. His iiJTid ivhs up,
lin teeth set, hi lincly ehtufuliea noitnla
distended, nud bis fyes literally emitting
sparks of Ore. lie dash? VI" a lightning
j "haft among the foe, and 'l.lowedt him.
1 Kver and anon I cculd boo a,c flash of his
j bright blade whero it wis net yet covered
with blood. I fought wth ail my might
so did all my men. .Savige fought, too, but
he did not seek places ot danger, rather
seeming to keep bis batik against the bul
warks. Kver and anon th( flash of Walter's
.word would catch myeye, and I failed not
to see a man fall wbti it descended. My
own men looked to bin as their leading spir
it, aud I did not feu offended. 1 rather
It-It proud of hint, low could I help it?'
It was almost a miraile bow he swept the
foul villains from bdorc him. At length
the deck began to poir thin of standing
men, and streams of blood were flowing to
wards the scuppers. I reaeb'-d Legend's
-ide and I saw stout lien flee from him. I
-aw bis arm luoic aid 1 saw siio'.htr pirate
Then a cry h'oke-out iifor our r-.rn. It
.vas a erv for quarter f...r n.c:rv. 'I be iifrl-t-ing,
cease J end the iv:t ' j-irtu's huddled
tj-'e'htr in the starbotr I iiit'vav and
iiiL-vay and . i. i
It cn mfrt 1 J. v
armed The v numl ircd
uext work was to count n.y own, and I found j
eighteen uf them, and nine o-' tho infantry
ollicers. In the cet.trc of the quarter deck
IU- l..l. .1 If. l -
sioou ii aner Jegrai.u. no ims leaning up- j ell vio leeu . e!-j.eeiiiLie iauiiiy in .oi tli
on his sword and a tiny str;am of blood Alabama r a twelvemonth. At that very
trickled donu its faithful blido and made I moment ttfo were bills upon the Calendar
a dark pool upon the deck aoout iu point. 'of the Ilu-e for the relief of destitute wid
IJo was slill caliu and screni, but the old Jowsaud rjihans, who-e husbands bad died
look of sedate melancholy bad ouce more; in define of the country which Conciess
takeu possession of bis countenance. j
' I i.ptain ravor, he sad, ' addressing me, '
' can you take care of ths prisoner.. V j wine, at his jxitrpj,-jruis smr and Con
' 1 quickly atiswcred 'yes.' , gress istanlly footed tin! bill. l)u you a.-k
' Then said he I wiil p and comfure my
mother, she may be anxn us. 1
' The jirisotiers were out in iritis, and
placed iu safe cot.fincmctit, aud tin 11 wo sat
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" '"' - " - "".'',, ' ' " " , :
wotkmeii aud ere long the dead
, , ., . . . .
wei-A sowed im in tlin .ild wins ni I liurrii-d
" t, . .
er. 1 here were tiui tew wounat-u ,, en uc 1.-
$ e- properly cr.d for.
per.no ve"-id frou, tV-P- i
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unusual had happened, lie met rw',
that same calm smile of ivcngiiiti-i
hu laco wore that same loouot uno;r"-,lve'
mode-t reserve. 'I
meal wa e-it.i mostly
hat thiRers gazed
'cs of ri.iring won-
iva; was bun. ide
i looks that
n.d he l-w what they
in silence. 1 coul!
, ie voulh ,
jj, ,ul,j (Tvon ('
and awed. Le, ' .
were cast unou bin
meant. Alter he Lad tiutslcl hn supper
he wi.ed bis lips, and wc !iew fr.mi his
uuvcineiits that he was goiuito speak. A Puked Stale with the laurels of S?in .la
pin might have been heard i drop ut the cinto frtr-h upon bis brow bringing an cm
moment. . i , pire iu his hands to lay at our feet, 110 Con
' Gentlemen,' be said, whi'n sliiil.t trem- grcssional unitatious celebrated his arrival
ulousness was manifest in m n.-tlier lip- No bills were passed to pay his expenses
' Vou all know what has n-4 sii.ee I He was a Native American, and nothing
came on board this ship, ana shall not re- , w
count the painful tale. 1 ve heard tne
word 'coward' and I have bt rest-uted it,
and had not this day's overcome to pass,
I should not have made to explanation
which 1 11111 now abouttonisr, for it might
only, have been received asbe ho'iow ex-
cu-'e nf one who dared not flit. You have
some of you beard of my fiber, lie was
a brave man, and a tood oio r, but iti an
e vi! hour be had a difii-.-ultywith a brother
officer, and he accepted til cha". n.e to
fight ft duel. lie met his aupanion upon
.),. li.ll. nud he fell. 11,-liad marched
boldly up to the canon's iiidtb for his 1 e-
v,ed country, and his lifj lys sp ired that
his bosom friend might taket. My moth-
'or heard the sad story. Slnknew iuy hot :
1.1 l tl, l-r,... I .....a ... .J...l,.,..v ,".I,;M
uii'U'. aim ion ,, A uo iti.intLi, . v.,...-,
ani1 S1C feared f.r 1110. Shelrew my head
tipoti her grief-laden bosomJind akcd me
to tirotnise her that 1 would! 'ver give nor
receive a cnailenge to mortl comnat, an.i
that 1 would never lend my loiut -nancc or
assistance to the same iu tblcapacity of .1
friend. 1 made 'iie promi-oaud sealed it
with a vow, and a mother's f aver went up
that 1 might be true to it. (.l-nticnu n, you
know all now.' .
There was a te-r t'i his eyt, it he turn
ed quidi'y awa .- ai d went a .leek.
Fur some inoi, a.'toi he had gw
there was a (lea 'l I...0 stiiiiiet-
' Giiilleniei,,' utleicd i-i.-(' ig-, starlit g
' q.iickly from bis si nt, 1 loll oiv tne on deck.'
Ho started for the ladd.r, and we all
went after him. Legrand stxid by the lee
quarter railing, and Savage lioved quickly
. . 1.:...
' . 1 11 ' iU l.n,IL ,ili;,,ir in a
trciiilliiig. Put IiaiiK tone, -twrongui vou
... 1 ... 1 . . . I ...
most deeply' and here, bclor. all the living
-.;i.....t... i-r m wmr I -di viir tim .Ion.
Vnr.,ir ... sir .,d I will iif.i-r do such a
wron.. a..-iin '
Walter took the proffered land and while
tears were trembling upon lis dark lashes
be replied ;
' Captain Savage, most joyfully do I ae-
cede to your request. Let the pa-t be for-
"otten. sir. and nmv its darkness be more
.1 .1 in .... ..i i .. .i... i-..-. ... 1. 1 :.. e tio.
ina n o 1 1 1 1 Li ra ic i. di iuu ii tcnuruii. u i....-
The temptation could not be resisted. My
first mate a noble hearted sailor threw up
1: . 1 .... 11.. .1 ... it tl.,.,.. -t.,,!
II I ITIl D II 11 II I , I 1 1- u mil tin llli, v lit' , 1 ..i...
ibev "u-,..-o i.iv.-n three tines three for
the noble youth who had not only been the
J . . .
direct agent of saving our ship
but who also bad the moral courage to do
I.U n!,nl.. ilutv even tbo.i.-h it brouebt out
the iocr and scoff of his companions against
The widowed rr-other bad followed her
son on deck, and s! id sceii all that trans
pired and 'never I forget tbe strange
look that dwelt er e.-iuiiteuance as
she elaspedbcrb.. . . , I raised bcrslreaui-
ing eyes towards heaven. It was a look of.
such joyful pride and ardent gratitude as
in uuc time we arrived at Calcutta with-
out further trouble and after that evening
of reconciliation I heard not a profane word
ins , was ; ' r.n l' l 8 "
V. alter Legran
to join the army,
. linn. Ho settle
be and his mother returned to Kngland
me. Three years after that he was se
; Parliament from his nalivc borough;
; no man can enjoy more oxltn-ively the
fidence and esteem of his fellow trcn that
does be, but I know that all the honors w hid
men can beep upon him can never take that
dace in his heart and love which is fillet
by the gratitude and trusting confidence ol
his own dear mother.
HONORABLE JERE. CLEDIEKS,
(IF A LA 11 MA,
In Xindiralinn of llie piinrij fis of tin
Ann i it.an l'ai tij.
Ciller of the tulllh)lii! of Kossutii Jfou
Jm ,, llmtltoii iinl ,'cult it n c ticntvl.
Not sa:i-fied v. it Ii ll.o honors boajied up
on Kossuth, Congrc 'lt-t'-ri:i!iud ;o exfciui i
to liiui some " matifial nid." lr. I'-'ewar i !
diacove-reJ that be wa . ti.e. Nat ion's gtii.-st
and introduced a liii r.'-u:i,i;.g i,is exp tic- !
as a r;aMji.:,l debt. The nec .int 'nrt.-ei! im. !
to be soi: ev. hat ettruvngant. b? jdain it-- I
publican man v to liberty only lived at the i
rate of colli) pr day. L'on-uniin j,i the'
twenty-four h urs ('ii.impagne and JJurguu-i
dy which co- more thau it Wuiiid have tak-1
r I . .....1L v.
has nothad time to attend to even to this
day. ot so with Kossuth he drank his
the r--ou . 1 answer, widows and children
liad 0 votes. 1 he loteigners who were to'
be cflcili .ted by adulation of Kossuth had
mat'- Others will say it was not Kossuth,
. 1 .... . . . '
fo freedom and they wished to mark their
"uf ,.,,;" " ,, ... "". , ' ' '
'. . '
nPreciat oil ot his efforts. A
a tribute to '
" ... .. .... , . , f
'. V.". . 7. F. - ' "'
-r oe n so .amentably deh-
't,t . paving that tribute .0 our own ctt-
When Oe. Jackson had driven tl,ft HiWish
,1 , . , , .... , " . , . Luncn iig iu injure ine j'emocracy. aucit
a was urL'ed most atronrdv t he sta leties nf eiime fn .in- ,ikf. 'e.. . v J . . 1 .
. i . i , , J l"" '" arguments are the usual resorts ot weafc
but his mother restrained titer' j ere during the year, fl.l 02 Americans ; , .u ......... f..;i .
d his fathers business, mid 22 '! Kni..n.. Jf n ,.lau ! . ' ' "K"
fr, X 1 rlnw ...a :J .u.""3 . ?
country from one of tne most terrible dan-
gcrs - with which it was ever threatened, he
was .xrrcsieu in ine very uour 01 uis ;
umph.and heavily fined tor the rigorous
di-chargc of his duty ; and yet Congress per- j
mittcd more than a quarter of a century to
roll away w ithout acknowledging the wrong, '
or attempting to repair it. ila was a native f
Americau there was no foreign sympathy ,
111 his behalt 110 toreign vote to conciliate.
When General Houston returned to the
as to be gained by laudations ot his chi-
valiy or his patriotism, .men uen. ccou
bud concluded one of the most wonderful
campaigns ever recorded in history, ho was
recalled almost iu disgrace, and bis army,
which be had found untrained cihtia, and
converted into veteran heroes was transfer-
red to one of his subordinates. Yet Congress
offered uo word of sympathy, applied ik
balm to the wounded feelings of tbe match-
le.-s soldier, lie was a native American
and the voice of con lolance w as mute. Had
General Shields received similar treatment,
a howl would have been raised from one end
of the continent to the other, and half the
tongues iu Congress would have grown
weary lamenting bis w rougs.
With these facts before me, and all know
!,,, m f:n-is I inn-t be nardoned for
...v... j , - ---- ,
maintaining that there is danger troui tor
tign iiitiuetice, aud the sooner it is boidiy
met the belter.
Thco!ijn iiin thnt Know A' 'ithinism r-nne
Jio'ii 'In' Sir h iiiiii e.-r.l limit xi 'ui'-
Cil inj stait'ii'i ft:- 's (,.;-,".'..
It is- gravely urged as ;:ti obp-cli-.n '0 the
order o! Know Neil-ins that a u'i-in.itcd
in the Noitli.an l ought t' '.'ii.'o.e to be re
garded with su. t.iiion by tbe South, and l.iis
re 'son L have seen ; d ai ced by sjen im 11 a
e .... ..,,.! s I,.,i.ii i;.- i' , s.
ton ot ivtiiti.gh y .'ei.ticmeu V,-...m '. kmw prriic-, su 'dct.'.y loc-vno !i-f. ''J s.o- viy
persoualiv, :.ud" fjrv.ho.-e taints, attain- resortci to by the American-, ami cuuor
; incuts, aiil 11.01 al worth 1 have verv gre.it in the txe. -i of their zeal uot .infrequently
I respect. To my mind it is an evidence of run into the mo-t ridiculous ineon-istencies.
the weakness cf any ca isc when men oi l I have seen one column of a newspaper fill
fair abilities resort to such flimsy m,w to' cd with deininci.itlon.s of the secret teati.re
i support it. 1 do not know how the tact Is,
' but 1 shall concede that it did originate
1 - . .... - .. ... t .rt.i 1 . 1 -i iir.w,..,ii Li
m .u 1 u.i.. ....... t
, show that mere is no spm up ui u.e i-omim-i.i
i w here the people have suffered more fi c:u
' foreign immigration, or where they have!
more imperious reasons for arraying them-
t selves against it. liy reference to the an-1
mud report of the Governors of the Alms,
llou-c, I bud there were in the New oik:
Alms llou-e during the year 1 '.',1'J- ;
inmates of those only o.iowcre Natives, and j
': Hiiio foreigners supported at the expense -t
I. ,1' il... .',!, Vn.l now I sriiiniw tr u-e on
i i-'i im v.. ,.
I one side tho argument of our opponents that '
there are fnly" 3,tKH),mUl foreigners to -Jt-:
Outi.t.Oi. Natives. According to that ratio!
there ought to Le about seven natives to one
foreign, r in the Alms House. Whereas we
: find moie than three for. lgners to one native.!
. , . , . . .1 ..1 ..... . . 1 .
.No womlt-r Iliai a j-n pu.- w uo e laaei. 10
j support such a body ot paupers should be
1 the first to set about devising means to get
'. rid of them. Let us pursue the record m
th,. P.. Heme I osiotal. ill tho same city,
there were ttl- Americans 4131 Foreign
ers ; uow the proportion liscs to nearly six
to one. There were of out door poor thai
is persons who had some place to sleep, but
nothing, to eat, and nothing to make a the
Ufi7 Native adult
lults, and 1 (M l child ren 3131 flfx ir priflciply were known fropn the be
s, rU!'j foreiynchildru orci.'l- ;giuiiing, and he niut have been ignoan
uren born of foreign parents. Thi- natnbi r
were relieved during the year with money.
Of those relieved with fuel, there were I'iii
aJult Americans and 1 -1 (i children iu
i ,, l0tmx M 1 ' .ri,T VTinn- Uul
I'l'n.i iiiuii. mi. ni'-iu in ui; riru ' ru I'L si irn in .....- .1 - I. . . . c t
' . . ' , , i '' cr ; lift prejuoice in rtietr belial!. i lie head o?
with even more gloomy than that of the prWu ,, order is an old-fashioned Jekou Dem-
w..lA..ll..J--ll i !
.u,u. - u, ... H,i, ur a lemion 10 niose wuom
ijon in ins wisiiom. lias seen it to rtenrive
.r ...... . ' . . .
ght be made more cu.np etc by adding
rgnu (.nnders, strol ing .Mend.cnnts and
t,..r.. 1 l; , 7 . .. .
iui s-i,'iiiii jw-ggars, Mir ot mcsc 1 have
no re.iahle (lata, and therefore pass them
nitli the .-ingle remark that I have never seen
a .Natue American who li,.lnu-... t,-, ;il,.,i
iss. These figures are more conclusive
than any language could be made to prove
lhe neee-.-itv of alie-tini- il. li.l.w.l ,.,;.
v'r.-ili .n. Let t-iery American itnr r. -.- tht in
i'-.-ply up. mi his memory, l-l'i'i'.t 1
I, it., ra .,,,! i,.. nl..l. . '-11 I ... .:
, '. , ' "
ciniiinais 1. 1. in; i nc lii-lii-f.-y, and
bli.;ht:ng the pio-p. ri.y ot a siir--eitv 1
lift l.sl of crimes is t-mbiac.d in Trd-r.
ai e. ar ot . rbberv, n.-riurv. v. rv r li I .
VI. "Ii is ila ii.,.; ;.' iO lh. i. mi art r nt ll..
Ii is d.-. n.ii: i;
iO tin. i .ni' act r
.fy thin.-j which
"Vii iil"-.l. an-! i
gerr-u to society.
-if ti'ir South is u,'.u e ni'aii-,ii (ji l'or
i i jn lnjlui-m r J '.:iiijiirt C nm i.ii nl ;ii
H'asn i ton's Oi iiii to j,it none lint,
America lis on (iuuiil.
we SI P I, lit litlln r.f fl... '
evils nt imigiution comparatively f.
come anion'' us. and those are iener.-ilK- nf i
the tie-t classes ct their country ineii. It is
not us a tMate that we suffer most but ns an
integral part of the He-public. The crime,
vice, diea.e, destitution and b.g.-arv,
which flow i with every tide of emigration
atiiiets us but little : it is through th.-ir n.iii-
- . . . - j
t ea action, in t .e'r e nvieitv ,)t vt..r.- .
' , . ' J "V.., 11141 (;,
ine curse extends itseit to us. H hmi thou-
1 .1. ... . .. .1 . . . , ,
n . 1 1 ' lJ
lF , ,., . V h !' - '""i
ufii "l1""" J i"" " shl .'ln?' or! "l '1" the
,,en W(. stT,.r then the law of self
. 7 '.' prcr-.
." r. 5 ' I j ""a" uu'i j
With such danger thickcuiu-' 1
around us the memorable or,W nf i;,
, b every n. ,'
..ut U0)0 ,Jllt AmeHcans 1 "u ,rd
tulliS,'t " J" '"-. V .vour public ufii-
n,iJt. nt the mention of Hunker Mill, of Mou
OOsoms no iivv
n,ou. , 0f Sarato -a, or of York Town. Put
,louo 0n cuard who can dwell by the hour
U)JU the eloquence of D.uiicl O Coun.-I, but
have n,.ver l,earJ iho name of Patrick lien-
r put none on guard who turn with cold
difference from the story of Niagara, or
s Orleans, to boa-t of Marengo, or Leip-
: or Waterloo. TheV do not luvo vour
.,, aJ jnU do they will not watch over
- n ,, Paie absorbing interet. p-
pres-ion, not choice, has brought bun here,
i and though be may feel a certain amour,
' nf gratitude for the shelter he has found,
he still looks back to the grccu fields of bis
childhood ho remembers every stone upon
the highway he reads the history of lii- na-
liveiatl'l, auu Kiiiancs in me i'.i.w i"
,:.. i,,i a.lc) partakes in the pride of it
prnl i-rnti iu his heart of hearts he feels
that there is his Home, ana mere ins uo.ie.si
affections are garnered up. Fear, uccessity,
cominoii sense, may keep biui here, but be
lo- es not the laud of tho stranger cares
nothing for its former glories sheds no
tear over its former disasters.
With what reverence cau the Gorman
rcard the name of Washington v hen he
remembers that bis pathway to f ee loiu
was ,-trcwii with the dead bodies c.' German
mercenaries? What cxultatiou can the Uri-
, . .-. ..1 ; .!, fam of Jackson when he
rcnun.bcrs that it was won by trampling the
ijon hunucr to the J.i.-t! It is not iu human
nature that they should feel as we uo, and
are false to onrii..-!vc, nlieu we put them
in power, ot give iia-ui nio uactuuu ui m-;
The 11 'ni sr that is lufishcl ttpnn the Ameri
ca a i n .'. t'tiin yi.tr soif f Kiriic y 'l'i-
ii.o.- secret unit L'e''io-:i a1 ic si nes..
Perhaps no party in this coun'ry has ever
been the sul jd t o! so much invective as the
Auierhun Party. All the depthi cf Mw
language have bet-u -e in-led t risit up !e
grm.it. c esi'hus 1.7 bcrpplitl to nun whore
s u o;;.-i -s m lo.iiii tl :ir c.v.. 1 lo. d s r.K-tliit-"
bet'er thnti tint wl' t.n' stf.i.g r
l,";. -tl,-."S 7l-.CJ-.ie .'til.
01 tne oii.er, w in e . nt- u.--. nu. .. (
ported to give tin- prii.-iples cf the party,
. nil. iv (Ol Illi VI I i'n!ii- hi ni. 1. ni...... .
.- . , ., ,
' t.'rgci i-. s
pertain, cither these .onus
or all tho indignant d.-iiun
of secrecy with w
h we have been tavor-
j ed wore hypocritical pretences
Ui 110 way
creditable 'o tlnve who eniployed Ihetn. Ad
the parties observe more or less secrecy 111
rehoi.ui tJ certain porlim-of their taet.'cs
The secrets of a I '.-in H-r iiic caucus are as
profound as those of a Know Nothing Coun
cil, and the will of evciy mcnitef is more
icct. -a to the control ( t't
, - . . .- .... , -
majority. A Know .Notliiug, cltor m par-
ty havo. ma le a .ion.ii-a.ioii may abau lou
the cr.ior, an I then n-.I tincu ot a, onu-
g .1110:1 10 ''i p" ' " -'
has of. e ta.,eu pa
11 1 :n a V auctls is so hi
lienor bound 1 1 a in
.. ........ ,. . iiO. r
le the il -ei-ioii ot that
how ct-ta-t, t ll it niav
II tin- tern:
applied to Cre niobiig' ! p'...tl:-g o'
ho manut.ictore in caucu-scs u 1
couveiv.ions 1 auoiuaves .i.
the will of tho people, it would be much
more .rprop,ia,r The State ami ti e Na -
tional (Uucils having both removed the
injunction o" secrecy, tiiat reproach is ..is
posed of; iu point of fact it never existed.
" . e' "." ") Irsm the Democratic ranks. Judge Cone of
,e ",C" fro"' ' K"rk;"0.gia, who reported the PlattJrm adopt-
In r ,n ,1 ' ',7 "'1 ' .o.ber of .he iakimoo
Vnien-ans-.l!!. l-ureigi,crs. 1 hese tables Convention in IKinu ,,;J M r
ii inn ii'rnr ni ron.no -in I a ' -
j indeed who had any doubt of the aims and
' purposes of the order
jimicr iy the dm.ee that it it a Whit
, i, 8
i H alleged that it is x Whig trick
; ot.rat. Wherever they have nominated can-
j:.i... ,j i ...i.. .l . i .
M'.oiva. mi uiiki; mhl'll llir larL'tT lltlUIDIT
: J.oJk, ,ud rcrorted lhe rc-soluiions adopt
, bv ,lftt boi, , prillt.iplM o- tljB
body as the principles of the Dcmo
cratie party, ilow stands the case on the
other sid ' Mr, Wio confessedly owe' his
election to the Whigs, "lessrs. Toombs and
Ncpheits, Whig leaders in Georgia, are at
the head of the Ami-American party, and
so with Mr. Preston iu Kentucky. Every
where you find Wbig leaders ainonii the bit
I 'I I ' "- mv , ,v t, . IIV1 OU
and if it is a Whig trick, they have been a
' ffr".r Dlt!iMl,rs nt' .ln.ri,..A A.-tA-.A.i.
g t.iue tiieiing it out.
1 ",,t"lo'c V""""" The tyranny cvri
"''" tnc Vul ko'ic Vhunh.
' 1 '"'rp "'"'tl.i r branch of the nucstiou.
I si nron h wit), uiorc leluCancj. 1."-
can e I in. -li'i-j,'; 1 with mere j.reji.jice than
; ' nab'-; ! to oon-.id r tli-pussjouattly.
I i iti.oni bclougit:- t-j at ('!:uh !i, I c-eW up
j ii. tl..! i. tl. list ptr-u.ision. It was tho
i faith in which my mother lived, and rii
ed.and I could not chungo it if I would.
-in. . nil' i ue earnest, noons wine i e vno n.
I . i t r ,
mils, I f.iund nccoi'fit.s of Catholic rerse
ii,w ,,f ii, .,!,. i,.,.,., i ,e
1 ... ' '
nun" ... iiiri '.nii'iicn mrown inro uiinrr,.nti4
upon the racu, tortured with
thumb screws, and finally burned nt tin
stake for the crime of worshipping God as
reason and cotirietire dictated. Then came
the " order 0! Jesus " with the Inquisition
in ir.i ir.;. ..... c
1 . . . : 4 K b
tory is blackened by the iniouities of
that (.liur.-h who-e I outill arrogantly elaims
to l-e the linmediato repi'eseHttiv sf tho
Almighty, and who has nut hesitated at all
times to cscreise powers in accordance with.
that Claim. Subjects released iroiii obedi.
cce to their legal rulers murder, pcriury
incest, every er.me made venal if it tend-
1 to the advancement of the church. I
know it is said that these powers are not
now exercised or claimed. Where has it ever
been abandoned w hen they had power ti
..in: power 01 n11.. " -
I l;lve searched ill vain for any authentic
document which shows that they ever abat
e, 0I. j0t or tittle of the pretentious wiucii
characterize them now iu other lands. I have
vi.-ito.l countries in which the Catholic rcli-
p0n is established by law, and I found in
both the same intolerance, the same hatred
0f the Pr.itcstaut as of yore. Kventbcdeai
bodies of Protest. nits are denied the r'rte
0f burial in a Catholic grave yard. 1 ho
masses are taught to believe that tho rotting;
corpses of the laithful would be polluted by
the neighborhood of a brother who held in
life a different creed. Iu Spain art issem
l.lH iro of more than fifteen Pi-ejtjstaut for the
purpose of religious worship is declared an
unlawful assembly, and all the remon-tran-
ces til i.ngiauo naic i,iihuivuu'".wii.i-
detestable ty ranny
What we see existing
elsewhere, what we know has always exist
ed where vcr Cat h jiies had the power, wa
may surely dread for our-elves without be
ing liable to the charge of cjicesiive timid
ity, particularly when wc see the rapiJ
st'ridcs tbey are making to power and influ
ence am in;, us. I'i oiu 1-Itj to 1850, tha
number uf Catholics in the U. States doubled,
and now they exceed two millions of souls,
,l that rate it will hot take thcui long to
ncn.iire all the power they want, and wheo.
neo.iired tliev will not fail to exercise it. In
the very nature of things tho Catho'.io
must be a per-ccutor. When be believed
that every t'lote-tai.t is 011 the highway to
When he believes that it ts ciiarity
tne, nud pi.-ty to murder those wiicm
he looks upon as enemies to his God, it
wo'ild K. absaru to expect murcy, or look
Ji'iitrt--ttns ' the Cnihc'ic Digma, that
the I'i'pc ts superior - the Constitu
tion tui't tne Litis.
A'iotbcr great dinger we have to dreal
s the 1 .e a', ne-: ot tiM iiii-euicvous dogma
o" i- s"i -risr fo t'nc Constttu-
ti n, i.L 1 can
to suppo. t it.
tjo.-lt fmui oaths
I kn-.iT jm bitterly this is
b :t if At cricau Cat -olios do not
,r'oicr. b ii re it tl y art v tdciy diiTcrtTt
irom tho'r brclL'Tjn i'jCwIic-. History is
full cf in-i mccs o Kiugdoms laid uu lcr
Interdict, Monaicbs cx-c .irn-uoicated, and
a whole people doomed to Purgatory for
s"me real or imaginary fault of their rulers
We ail remember that a King of Franco
was a-.as-tnatcd by a Piiestat the bidding
of hi- superiors. We all ictntinber that a
King of tiiiflnrr-l conipilled to walk
ban footed, in sackcloth aud ashes, lo the
tomb of Thoiiiits 11 lVeket, and tuat the
ent P-rueo wandered for vesrs u cutlaw,
hunted bv assassins and bloodhound
daring to r-.o'ish
a traitor to bis country
- it bill the prci
:r!s cf Ciithclie Church.
best way ot 1 ldgii tree ts tJ JtM
fruits, arrd tbe-e tiuits re familiar to us ail.
; nls'i. U .-, 5 ..-(. ' the Amerinm
'!" t't ,'.,' : t.i t'.e Citttitituthn
jii'.'s'u -.'(.' t.'y ninl oitcltsiLev a".
S'l ci t
It is el-jeered, Low-ever, lliat the Consti
tution secures to every man the right of
worshipping God as be pleases, and that in
proscribing Cat holies we are euilty of a !
oiaiion of I hat instrunict t. Not st nl. The
same Constitution which gives to lho?f tbef
ht.s of conscience, secures mc aiso Da
h! of voting as 1 tbh-fc hei ll doc no
I me to ot f r an AboiKroMnl. T'ft
may be j ,st as s re tn h li.f as t,e
1 other, and b,C. be . T;'7 dangerous to
i tho country. ( ' that each vCo.r must judgfl
b;s btluf as tl-e
lor bin.-. II. iiotc is no pi-op,v,i,i.,u m
ban -e the C-t.-titati-in, roue to piss a U