. i! : f.rcat cliics to the hotiTi, a tprirMy.Tcd
ihcvktd fi'ul of about 10 or 10, whom 1 oner
?ock occasion to rally, on aitldenttlly p'r-
riving she, held in her hand a wh-ikb -);
..oYh(t. sooner had , ray eye taught it,
Ab;in the darted it, as muck a lightning, un-
dcr the music lolt on her p'uno.
' 0 dm't put .hit W j Naacy don't, I myt , ,
tlut nt the pci ft'.c machine far a9J r
l caut'm'l her 'nccrtly, j, ; .".
Wtc ! I tw 1 tttle (Sod pwr my brefth,
- W fatal to me...'.cVn fatal to diaia!
4 , tjhe retorted severely. - ," ..
But tins is mildness compared to the obr
Kliiiatq perversenest I havo had to encounter,
iud the gibing slants I have had to pocket, in
tlte tourst of my opposition ta the use oleor?
set j. ! liut the'young ladies of Salisbury, with
the exception of a few old offenders, seem to
, Savc cast off such unbecoming appendages
"arwnrthless frippery; and -content themselves
Tiin appearing in fnajrc nuisusinu
' hem'to appear iiwtheif rauscuUriyitcms
iinitraTncd, andthey TctCfUt to move and
... act with unaffVctettiwe. anC native grace-
The philosophic mind seeks a cause for all
rflccts and were I to assign a cause why the
) oung ladieYoT Salisbury, and its vicinity,
ure more divested of the fantastic'trappings
.f ridiculous fashions than those of many
uher towns, I should, unhesitatingly, point
' io our excellent Fmvlr Academy i as the great
agent.-There the useful , and ornamental
'branches of education have not alone been
taught principles of domestic jeconoroy, as
well as simplicity. of manners and virtuous
liabits, have also bccn inculcated, "ti
Hut. what a contrast ds the moral char
jorttr of some young gentlemen exhibit to this
'lively picture of our females ! Sipping at the
fountain of sensuality, they become enamour
d of the goddess of-,licertcioustiess, and re
t line in her lap, benumbed by ebriety, and
dumb to all sense of morality, honor or shame.
0,my Telle w-aasoclates ! reach me your
"lands I will pull with my might, to get you
iut of the miry slough into which you have
'"Voluntarily entered. alired.
'. 'TO THE EDITOR.
The mountains labored with prodigious throes
Ami lo ! mouse rkiiuloii arose uojuci.
(Jntlemrnl have been a subscriber to your
faipcr from its commencement, and have em
ployed what little influence I possess in my neigh
borhood, to increase the number of your patrons.
I have felt a pride In laving the pages of the Caa
omiix before my neighbors, and asking them
to point out one unchaste thought, one indelicate
expression, which rairrht offend the mosUifcWly
virtuous, or cause a blush to suffuse the cheek of
modesty i Hut I could not exhibit your last num
ber thus triumphantly. No I felt mortified, and
anxious to conceal the paper from every eye, and
par icularly from that off my better half, well
knowing that 6he would ring so loud a peal o.i
some expressions in it, that my head would not
recover Crom the jar for a month. To come to
the ooint : Sirs, I was surprised that you should
permit so nonsensical a piece at the one said to
be from au " association of, women," to stain
your pages ; .and J was equally surprised that you
(sliould so far forget the deference due to the un
derstanding and taste of your readers, as to offer
H to irteir perusal
H )," to Mcr.l ilnlr rc ;.w.a 1 0
!c. rued .lic! () tn'.iil nf.tlite sbulc ! AnJ
then the li-Mifd t!iv,crtatiti f -ihis.Udy, cli a
ihince, on thr nature of teas ; urn a urv dclitatc
our, loo ! Sirs, from t!as dirt r tr.d foAli&h )I'CC.
uch country fellows as inyv lf, womM be Jed to
rontlmlo ll.ut the ladies of Salisbury ore exct
countci parts of Mary Wolittnccraft in principle,
and as unlike her aspoisiMc In Intellect, were it
not thut every line of this writer exiles hi Rcni
der, us well as his Ignorance, lie, had the folly
to uttrmpt, what he lacked sense' to accomplish I
and if my poo' Intellect were rouble ;f under
standing it, I would here apply to this wlacre
the beuutiful sim'ue with which he cloaca hi non
descript production, I have 'some vague.jndefi.
nltc Idea of its meatbig hut for fear it may not
UUr X-wUl JaitlrcsLwheraJtJitM not
notice the very femjinine phrases of high
strikes," blue devils," and, O ye Gods l the
1 more fashionable" phrase of azure denton,"
UbiihiMf. delicate, queif about the figure of
the President ; I shall leave that part to the Mies
themselves, to . whom ; you must. answer.. fr so
grossa ubel on tlicir characters
I was puzzled to discover the meaning or in
tention of the author. A few scattered Ideas; and
not at all connected with each other, seemed to
have been flouting in his mind, which ' e laid hold
of at random, and by forcing them into an unnat
ural connection, destroyed what little meaning
(hey ihight have conveyed, in their original insu
lated state- ' Like the JTero of the poet of ikren-
ham, his genius appear to be factitious, and to
And, a occwiion nerved, would quote : ' :
Wo matter witetlier right or wrongj
'I'hcy mu jt be iUicr'naid or ug.
Ilia notions fitted tiiiiigs so well, " "
Tluit w hidi was which he cotild not tefl ;
Itut ofintimcwristook the 'owe ' " J""""" "
Vl'or th' other, u gttix 'doli have done...
1 was in Salisbury on the da? when the second
This writer1 object is evidently to be witty j
but Instead of that he is superlatively ridiculous.
I cannot discover! single smart or witty thing in
the whole of his labored jingle nothing that In
dicates trenius, or even a mediocrity of talent It
is all rant and fustian a motley mass of words
and phrases jumbled together, the tout enumble
of which Is folly; Yet it may, after all, be pro
ducUre of some good it may teach the writer,
(who, I suspect, is some stripling just entering
his tcens,i that writing is not his vocation and
that if he wishes not to appear ridiculous In the
eyes of the world, he roust cease to wield the
pen or at least keep the labors of his goose quill
' nine years," before he think t of offering them
to the public. But If be will follow the advice of
a friend, he will renounce writing for the public
from this time forward and forever, aa be will al
ways be apt to receive a most ungracious -reception
i for very few will be willing to pay away
their money for nonsense i and verv few, Messrs.
Editors, will feel any considerable interest in the
success of a paper which is made the vehicle
of folly a receptacle for the spootings t)f igno
rance, and the balderdash of would-be-wits.
" The Club," so far as my information extends,
have met with general approbation. The end
they aim at is truly laudable, and deserving the
countenance and support of every good man, ev
ery well-wisher to the rising generation They
have told some plain truths, and it was necessary
they should they have applied a severe caustic,
but the disease-required it for inveterate disea
ses, it is well known, often require violent reme
dies. But they have not struck out into a new
path ; they are only following in the old one,
which the Spectators, and the Guardians, and the
Howards, as every one of even common informa
tion knows, have trodden before them ami With
those lights and those examples to guide, and
the good which they have achieved to encourage
them, the v ned not he dlscouraged'or deterred
by the trifling obstacles Which latrretted individ
uals and ignorant dolts may threw in their way.
The language of every man of virtuous princi
ple, is Per$rvere expose vice and folly' hold
the mirror up to life, that the vicious may see
the deformity and consequences of vice, and the
virtuous the beauty and precious immunities of
Gentlemen, you must pardon my Iwldness, and
excuse the freedom with which I have written .
But I thought the piece alluded to in your last
number, demanded severe reprehension I tho't
you erred, marvellously erred, in giving it a
place in your columns and I likewise thought
that you ought not only to be reminded of the
improper-indulgence, you had granted, but also
be reproved a ittle for it. Yours, kc. . .
number of " the Club", appeared, and witnessed
the excitement Which it produced among a ccr-
tyin c m, awl heard s6me hints thrown out that
Jy!?lhcnwered..J little thought, however,
atsuchim MteropT"wouta DfaWButlt
seems the earofArji eri Aenrft has Infected somc
wonde rful- gemus whose- facial angle I should
jude, muat he of about the same dimension as
,:ader'rome self-cdnceited, beardless, brain
less stripling, who has outraged all common sensci
Of nature and hSi stars, to wiitq..
'And what can exhibit a more- complete paucity
of Viteaning, than the sti log of words which com
pose his masterly exbrdiun?. As it is .natural,"
cc. J o me it as unmtelhiMe as a page of He
!rew ; and I doubt whether nv" of your lawyers
who arc able to make nothing omcthing and
....Ji .1! . i -.J ...
wuixiJjiicuu wjr iningjtnd cverjinjrariiuia
4witr-r-toTTute ihem into nlain, cc-Uimon par
lance. ; : . ' .. , .. ; ... . .;.
Bui the cllrnax of thfs writer's ibHv. i Ms cn
.4eav6rm to palm himn If upon, the pubft? as
one m tne - women lolks," and atthe-hamnv)n
of the ladles ! as bne ef m - aswuiation of wc
He comes, tlie herald of a noisy world,
News from all nations lumb'ring at his back.
Extracts from the late debate in the British House of
Commons, on the Droits of the Crown. - -W'Brouirhani
sald-Tn 1 8 1 7 the sum of 1 30,
boot, fell to the crown, in consequence of the de
Tirrr r.-atQnitlieffoiirce.too.of rreat Imnor-
tancCi though nut soprmluclive as thoic tov.hioh
ho hud alluded, the proceeds ot whicn wcie up-
plScaJile W the same, purpose, lie meant inc
revenue derivable from the Leeward Islands,
from Gibraltar, from Scotland, Sec. whLli amouiit-
ed to very largo sum. How was It disposed oi r
In pcmVous I . . '
When he recollected we case of Sir Home
Pooham.. be' could not but join In opinion with
those who declared that those funds were some
times abused At the end c f a long. war. when a
peace of proportionate length, was supposed to
have been attained, thut gallant officer, feeling all
the ardor f a high and generous mind, and dts
liking sloth, Inactivity and idleness, sought the
field of fdslWe
achievements. . Enamoured of glory, and wish
ing to gain new laurels bj exploits bo the ocean,
.herjJyxidreadibeMaa tucccssful, he en
gaged in mugifing 'tranitactlonl (Loud laugh-j
tcr.)3Ulcrent nenioughtfainebr different
of little, where he would, perhaps, find death
anoUier.soUght JorJt Jhropgh the, medium of
smuggling, and found capmr (a laugh.) A The
gallant officer having procured simulated papers,
and all other Instruments necessary for his pur
pose, preceeded ort board his ship, which be na
med the Etrusco. ' He sailed for the fcast-Indiel,
where be arrived In safctft But the best con
ducted enterprixes sometimes fulled, partlcu-
any on an element wnicn was as provcroiai
or its uncertainty as It was famous for the
glorious scenes that had been acted on It,- Com.
Hobinson unfortunately fell in with and captured
this contrabandist, (a laugh j) and his vessel was
condemned -by a competent jurisdiction." But
how did the matter end f Instead of handing over
the proceeds of the ship and cargo to the captor,
who had done his duty to the country, 25.000.,
and the expenses of the suit, were given lo the
gallant officer, to comfort him under Ms disap
pointment. (Hear, hear.) And If that were not
comfort sufficient, Jfly thousand pound$ vcre
granted to him tut tf thit valuable droit tf the
rrotra,- -Sir Home fyphanv it appeared, -was e
man of fine feelings Indeed, the man of senti
ment and the hero always went together. . His
family, at the time to which he (Mr. Brougham)
alluded, was on shore; and Sir Home thought,
a I have exposed myself to the perils of the sea.
to the rage of the enemy, and to the persecution
of the klngs proctor; and, God forbid, when I
mise of a rich lunatic at least, so he understood.
In 1&07, an individual who had no heirs died in
testate ; his property, to the amount of 47,000.
went to the crownr In 18 1 6, the crown cot pos-
session ot 02,000. in the same Wa v.
,, . ,.,, t ,;;t , , .
Other. Eums much larger in amount, were suo
plied from different sources. In 1804, prize
money to the amount of 105,000. was received
on one occasion. In the same vear. there was
anotherwm of o,000.i and a third M 00ir.
In 1806, those droit's were augmented by 155,
pooAt and at one period there came in nearly
the wnoJc proceeds of the Pujch prizes, amount
ing ; to ll ,657.000 (Hear,- hear.) From the
Spanish condemnations, the stim of 5,200,000.
was derived ! So that large sums were not want
ing In the list more than small ones. Two mil
lions two hundred thousand pounds were Hctjuire d
by attacking unarnied, dtfencelent mm (bear,
hear) men who knew of no reason lor such a
proceeding, except that they had dollars on board
their ships. He vowed to God he had never yet
talked to a British officer on the siibjectr-be haxl
never spoken of iuto a gallanf officer with whom
ne.naatne honor-Ot bciritr connected, and whn
I had te, misfortune of taking a part in the trans
have an opportunity of seeing my family, that I
may stay on board." He accordingly went on
Shore in a boat But what became of the boat,
or rather, aa Mr. Windham has said, of the two
boats I That would be presently seen. A soft
intercourse was Observed to be carried w, during
the night, between the boats and Sir Home's fern-
By an4 the sentimental trips-'tVom-the ship to
the shore continued until mornmg (laughter.)
But there waa another person, whose case was
iniu hartkr tbjmlhja clr plalknt officer, who
nap not suppueu any ot tne money necessary lor
furnishing out the adventure. 1 hat individual
was Mr. Charnock, of Oatead, who procured the
funds that were renutsite : so that the person
who advanced the money lost all, while be who
originally had none, received a very large sum.
i ins was .unionunaie lor mr. uiarnocK ; out
such circumstances would happen to the best of
smugglers. (A laugh.) -
Mr. Lunmng said The only other argument
for'departing-from usage on this subject of the
droits, is, that the whole department af the mon
archy may be recast, and for the sake of doing
away with every vestige of feudal monarchy
That-wc could erect something new. that would f
merit great praise, I am not prepared to deny
The ntw fabric might be clean and neat as the 1
American government, ana intelligible at the rret
ident of the United Statet But I am unwilling
that every trace of antiquity should be done away
in the British Constitution. (Hear, hear.) Noth
ing is so easy as to frame a system that will look
neater on paper a system that, by stripping the
king of all exclusive and princely ornaments,
would render the monarch and his ministers, in
dignity and form, what they are in reality, but in
a more suitable and efficient character the mere
functionaries of a people. There is but one step
fuither to complete the improvement r It is, as
the king is paid a fixed and, stated salary, so that
ministers be removed In form as they are in sub
stance, as well as nWmmutersappouited by this
home Themonarca-woukl-then be separated
from all the darkness of ancient times. But I do
riot think the friends of Paine'a plans would be
satisfied with all this. I admit, that the honorWe
and learned gentleman would 5e satisfied without
removing all the lines of circumvallation which.
thaflkGodv .Ibiaarm ota traitor must. picrccJiep
fore the constitution of this country would re-
BOt when nothingas demanded ; when the
SOverelgri..,.he would not say consented. ..declar.
ed that he wotild receive, with gratitude and sat
tsiatiioii, me vavu uist tnat nad been acquiesced
in for four-years ; when this declaration was made,
when the sovereign expressed himself , satisfied,
and declared that he would have no reduction
made upon any sums falling into the country,
what was the return? u Aye, but you have other
funds, and we wish to have them taken from you j
we wish you to be. a king after a new fashion j we
require- your airowahces to be limited lo youf
physical waius i'; we detire you to rival the Pre$i.
dent of Jmerica.", (Cheers.) O, incomparable
temptation I But he would not be induced by jbls
teriiptation to strip o(f trappings which" wcre nei:
ther costly to the people nor dangerous-to the
war villi Alien i, iTiC Ai;.mIc.) .
4ilK il ix i.. .i!. 1 f.r nil tl.'n i to l :
ports uficr the war cnummcrd. A Jc;u .
Uoii was msiic ol tiic iianlsidp t, tot .
(jicr lime lopjrcr time w'as granted. h nmr
of law in Massachusetts, the1 question v; tiiu
whether the government had a ii;:l t to TJ
such timeor whether, ctcording to common I4W ;
which was the same in America as in 1": bu J,tli '
ships had not become droits cf t!.- rmmca.
wealth there, as of the crown In Kn;;l ' Th "
courts found thut the order cf govern; ; M
conformable to the hw of natlpns-i and the ship,
were enlarged. It" was remarkable, that the
courts held, not onlv that the enlargement' wis
conformable, to 'the lair of nations, but also to
Magna Charts. When the minister of the Amer
lean government, at the Congress of Ghent, asked
fuf similar indulgence for his countrymen; be nri
not meet with reciprocal liberality, The'answer
given to him w.as, indeed, the only answer which
could be given to 1dm under, existing eircurq. '
sirnceiTTor it'lnformed him that restliution of
the property seized could not be made, as It was
of the crown; . After such a fact, he would ask
them, In the first place, whether it was nottjat-
ural for foreigncouHi 16 suspect that wa were
someumes made or our court wun no other view
than to support this fund? and, in the second,
whether the house, if It consented to the mess,
ures now proposed .by his msjeaty'a ministers,'
would not .be creating another obstacle . to the
destruction of It? The American government
had certainly a right to expect that the English
government would adhere to Magna Charta, and
Magna Charta expressly, declared, that no foreign
merchant should suffer, I either in his person orm
his chattels, upon a declaration of war, though he
might be compelled to wait in England until It
was ascertained how Englishmen were treated in
the other country.
Mr I fume said Pensions had most enormous
ly increased In ICC I, their amount wis only
3,940., and the whole Civil List only 82,000.
In 18 1 1, pensions amounted to more than 38,000. '
and in 1812, to more than 49,000. The whole
of this sut too, waa connected in its expenditure
with political -and - parliamentary: interest sw-r-U
was employed, not to support the dignity and
honor of the crown, but to promote the patron
age and influence of ministers, end to enable thcti
to corrufit the member of that houe, Ji was his
intention, in a few days, to show how the mem
bers of that house stood in a situation tot be coir
rupted; and then those gentlemen oho now cheered,
noould ttand brfort the fnute In their Jifojur elka
acter. IS .
i. j. ------ .9 --- t - . - I tsv wi mi9 - i wuuauiULIUlI ".: -i- ';
1 .'fs-zs-if'ty tr, mi-fa nsfr'r-iji ..sSwr-ifH-ieffyBii &--Si;&i--a-&
IV Lift ttt Tnfi W DEATH"
st louis, (m. t.) jvxk 28. The journalist
has tc!dom to record a catalogue of. greater
mestic calamity than occured a few miles west of
St. Louis, on Friday morning last, v-t ; -""air.'MlctotTGarmrrraatlveofCue
ty, Ireland, and only a few months from the Em
erald Isle, with an amiable group of children,
most of them anived to manhood, had purcha
sed a plantation in our neighborhood. Their pros
pects were fair ; independence, health, and eve
ry wished for felicity was in view, until the tran-.
sitory gleam vanished by the following accident :
On the. morning above mentioned, the eldest
sons of Mr. Gorman, Thomas and Patrick, de
scended into a weH they were, digging, and Jiail
pre viously .penetrated about 30 feet. Anprehen
ding nodanger, they, with Win. Neal and Thom
as Klnchelo, hired laborers, who had descended
to assist them. fell victims to the fixed air, which
had accumulated in the short period of 20 or 30
111I4 . . .
Mr.. Wm. Tharp, who rcsidet near the Cor-
raans, bad the intrepidity to go down in the buck
et, and broueht UDthe four men one after the
other bled them but Mas, they could not bc
brought to life-Mr. GIeft Queens county, Ire
land, on the I Oth June, 1819, and arrived it Sv
Louis, 4th Dec. following AU the above named,
were from the same neighborhood.' " Michsel
Gorman, the unhappy father, expresses, feelings
of gratitude to his kind neighbors, especially fa
Mr. Tharp. '. . . '
The substance that produced thcJsValarmiRS
effects, is fixed air, or carbonic acid gasV - -
"HOW TO DIE FOR LOVE"
rtarnaljas Beebe. of Exeter, Otsctro cotihtv, Ns Y (
i d wars, ahoHitiroelf bii - thr,9rh dt. in thir wonting
ne vwuea a younjr woman, lor,- woom .na naa wr
time manifested an affection, but who had declined rc
cciring his addresses, and told her if she did not co'1"
torccdve thhe.. .ra
life. She treated the remark lightly, and toW Wn s,,c
did not believe ho would. 'Ie retired j1 and saoa ;tr;
the report of a, pwto) wa heard, lie wa founr UU&
by the side ofatenie, shot through the body lie Uvea
a few hours, and expiredftfea jthpef: I
ANOTHER JUDGE RESIGXED.
U here he has beinfor some days attendinff the Suprcw
Cottrt, reMghed to office as one. or the JWSf
Superior Court of Law and. Kquity iii this state. . . . ;
We lcart that liis excfclkiiey the Governor has noW -the
Councillors of State to meet here on Mom'a.
14th of August, for the purpose of advising with wn 08
the appointment of a Judge to wipplr the; vacancy' .
ndgc MurphevkM aluo resigned hi office of lt p"
of the Supreme Court, and Thomas ItafHn, EJ.
mtncx hh Trli yi'iXii the cases deeided ;