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3ILSC 12 LLAN C) U S ,
THE MISSISSIPPI.'' ;; -;:'X'.V
,' ' (b EDMUND H.AOO, '
' "llut thou, exulting and abounding river ! ; '.
' ' Jliking thy waves a blessing as they flow -' - ;
' .Through UankH whose beauty would ondure forever,
V c'euld man but leave thy bright creation eav ;.
j II is surely no misnomer that this giant stream
t beeustvlenhe "eternal river" -the terrible
Mississippi ;" for we may find none tilliar, embody
jpit so inunyjslcmejitsjd jhe feurlul and the sub-
iue. In t'lie wilii ice-lakes of the far frozen north,
amid solitude broken only by the shrill clang of
the invriad walcMIows, is 1(9 home, bushing out
"from Its fountains, clear as the air-bell, it sparkles
Hvw4h-h,ifu.flWy sandjjedsjrend breukmgTfver
-the Uuiutiful dull ot the "laughing water'
- takes up its majestic march to the distant deep.
, Hulling onward hrough I he shades of magnificent
7"f ircol's, Binnioarjcustellated cliff,- and beautiful
,' meadows, its volume is swollen as it advances, tin-
v' lil it receives to its bosom a tributary a rival a
conqaerot, which has foamed three, thousand miles
. br the meeting ; they meet, ana Unoriginal lea
' tures ure lost forever. Itk beauty is merged n sub-
; Inmiy. J'Ouruig ionj tn tis nwp wsa ine Jienpca
' up wuleri of streams, which drain the broadest val
Uvon the kIouo -sweeping inward 111 a boilirjr
Uiaa?, hiuuus, turbid, aiwaj a Oaiigerous-?-learing
:rVny irom time to fitne juj" deep- banks, with their
' giuut callunajes of living verdure,vand then, with
the stern despotism of a conqueror, throwing them
" aside Biiini iovenied by no principle but its own
lawless will tho durkjimjest
- ' "t" " ;" ' i .1 .' it ..11 j 1"
mull pp an emouou 01 ine .suuumc, wnicn oenes
eonirat or parallul. And then, when we think of
': ils fir lonely course, journeying onward in proud,
dread, solitary urntideur- through foresladusk with
: ibe lapse of centuries pnurinj out tlio ice and
mows of arctic lands, lliroiij;h ycvcr( flnp'Taturei
. ,w clime, till nt last it heaves Isfce its mighty bosom
'bracatu the liuorwe are" lurced lr)Wld up our
selves iu uncontrolled admiratidnol its gloomy mug
. iiificence. - And tls dark, mysterious history , 1 00,
Mliose fearful scenes of which it has alone beeo the
witnes7-ilie vencrabe'tonb8.)f .alraca. departed,
:..!iicb siiadu'iltf;atersr-thq suvaga tribes that
17 yet ruarir its fortslf-ilie germs of civilization lux.
: uriating upoh its borders, and the deep solitudes,
- untrodden by man, through which tt rolls, all cori
' spire to tliroiijrihe fnncv. Century on century,
vr waTe.jias..BW5pt tu-broaa neroi 01 itae--Wld
a hundred generations have arisen froni the
credkjf and flourished in 1 he r Trelilintss; a nil witlw
tiPti Ittlhe toinU.f iind Iho PhartH and i Fie Fto
-leinieB,-ttm Cstsaw,'ai!itl tlifl CTipfeiphivCtUiSijiaci'od
J n..t:.. .. A I
s anna lliese terrible aolitudes. in the sVerii majesty
ef lonelino-iS, and power, ana pride, have rolled on-
. wa, these deep waters toJlwX.S?,mJ.Li,--r-v
"AVhog.ive you your invukjerahle life, '
f Your strength, your speed, your fury, and your joy J
God ! lei the torrents, like a shout oi cations,
'.7Auswer! - ' ,;'... -.,'
hore is, perhaps, uo stream which nrcseots a
greater Mnety of,i'oalura than the .Miwissippi,Jor
piieiwnieim ul tfoeoer interest, whether we rWirard
.' tl soil, productions, and climate of ita valley, ils
ylikvi3ual character, and lhatxf its tributaries, or
"tbo outline of its scenery and course. The conflu.
wiiul tins rast stream are numerous, and each one
v brings m a tribute of the uil through which it has
loiiujed The Jiissouri poura out it waters heavi
ly charged with the marl of the Rocky Mountains,
Ihe saffron sand of the Yellow Stone, and the chalk
ftbe White River: the; Ohio holds in it floods
Hie fegetable mould of the Allt-ghanies, and the
Arkansus and Red Rivers bring in the decp-dyed
, flluvioo of their banks. Each tributary mingles
ithe sp.iil$ otiu native hills with the ireneral fl jod.
A(jd yetallcr the contributions of so niauy-Uoauis,
' 'be, remarkable fuel is -.obserred, that it breadth
i'nA"luo i eeoi fathetdimiuisJed than increased.
Aaoe the embouchure of the Missouri,C(leen hun
Jrsdmik (twn the-Mirttcarr m " iHs X'roidor
tlun at New Orleans, with scarce oue lenth of ju
lteyrttndat the foot of St. Anthony's Fulls, ils
Breadth is but one thud less. This forms a striking
""illieriSIia ill 1 lA-U(Mlnn-riM' nti-atf hii
I. .. ...,M yir-, , 1
-ri us origin partialiy lo (I10 turbid character of
. "ur waters: as they approach their outlet they
"s'liviu in volume, and depth, and unpeUionity
"utrtrtmi 'conirtttf "ilieTr eipuiise. - Nmie, how
. vcr. exiwint ii. ' .u
jrand, central stream: and while for its body of
: Jter Ji . .1.. .... , , - -. '
. ... cts. ,vutuiv4 ou- m iniui: 1 v iiio
: mo iiarruwusi sireain hiiown, 11 is
aiar"d with the heavier solution, and has broad
. iiuviut,s than any other. ' The depth of the
, Jtream is constantly varying. At New Orleans, it
- "cceus one hundred feet. Its width is from half
wie, to two nnlos. -The breadth of ils valley, is
nines 10 sixty, j lie rapidity 01 it cur.
, "it, from two miles to four. Its mean descent
, ,,,cl,c m a mile f and its annual fl wd vary
irnm 1111.. . r
" ilci tp w commencing in March and end
V iuar- this much for slJtibties.-
rj-'ow us confluence with its turbid tributary
clear, pme 1,,,,,, stream", cushinjr forth from
wreathy suows vf the North-west, but it whirls
'k against its ru-rged banks, a TCsistks volume
he avy swwping ftnls, and its aspect of placid
-v"H.i-jn oef.ulj; no more. I he turbid tor
- f. J " J's onward, wavering from aide teside4tke
. crt:iture, os it to overleap lis bounds nil
" ma time Ci n-c fails of ,. Afllior..
i"g along jn a deep cut race path .through a vat
expanse of lowland and meadow, from the exhaust
less mould of which are reared aloft thotso enor
mous shafts, shrouded in the fresh emerald, or the
tasselled parasiies, (or which its alluvial bottoms
are so famou.-- And vet the Valley of (he cndlcxs
river cannot be deemed hCav'My liiube'red, when eon-
trailed with lurested tul!u or the Ohio.- The syca
more, the tlm, the linden, .the cotton-wood, the cy.
press, and other tree, of deciduous foliage may
attain a greater diah.eter, but the hikro trunks are
-tnore sparse and more isolated in recurrence.
But one of the most strikioij phenomena of th
KUrlississippi, in common with1 all the Western rivers,
and one wmcli distmgyjkJjejiheinfwntlMwwhtch
rdtsmViguelheir walera ititp the ' AtLmtic, is tho
; uniformfty of ils meandertnirs. The river in its
: onward course, makes n semL-cirtulaf sweepi at
' hiost with the precision of acompass, and then it
Js precipitatea aiagonijlly across its channel; to a
curve of equal regularity, uponhe oposite shore.
The deepest channel, and the most rapid" current,
; ia said to exist in the bend and hus the st renin
- generally infringes tiron the bend. side, arid throws
up a sand-bar on the shore opposite. So constant
ty do these sinuosities Ttcur, that theyye saidf to
be but three reaches of any exteVf, britweeh th
' confluence of tho Ohio and tho Gulf t anH so uni
form, that the boatmen and the Indians have been
accustomed tp estimate their progress by the num..
ber of bends, rather than by the nymber ofmyles.
. O.10 of 'the sweeps of the Missouri is naidOo-Hiw
' chjdea distance of forty mile in its curve, and a
vubuit vi nan iuui uiKiauce is tioi uncoiinnon.
amMim a ail.off,n in the parlance of the wa-
termen, is produced at the bends, where the stream
in its headlong cours4ta Imrni thuuijili ilw nf.
row neck of the peninsula, around which it once
circled. At a point called the " grandut off,"
." steamers now pass through an isthmus of less than
-one mile, where, formerly, was required a circuit
of twenty. The current inks more furious stages,
often tears up Wands from the bed of the river, nu
. merous sand-bar and points, and, sweeps oil whole
- acres of alluvion with tho superincumbent foresta.
In the season of fl'jods, the settlers in f heir log.
cabi us' a re often Bja rt ed ;froiullieirjileep.ijy. -Uw
" deep sutlen "crash of a laud-blip " as such rcuio
' vals are called. ' , - :
ence with Iha Missouri, is, as lias beeH -remarked,
too sublime fir beauty; and yet there is not a little
; of the picturesque in the views which meet the eye
along the banks. Towns and settlements, of great
er or less extent, BpjwarjtXrefiucj
7 ttio towty Ibg-Tiujol the. pioneer is not to lie passed
without uotieerstunding beneath the tall, branchless
column of the girdled forest-trees, with its luxuri
ant inuire field j sweeping away in the rear" ? ,
f Western Navigator. ' . 3 , -1 '
MILITARY. ANKCDOTC.V;j X -
Thn following anecdote connected with the bat
tle of Orthes, relative to Lieutenant JIacphcrson,
whose, heroism at iladajos we .have, recorded, will
not be uuiutereetingV Hev was atUr a' Tteutetinnt at
the4aule of Orthes, attaCliedHoghf company of
the 4oih toot - Just before the attack comm
the regiment was drawn up in line, pnrtly hid Jen
by a kind of tiedge or buuk.: The bugles had
sounded the recall, and the right troops were has-
opened to let them pas through, some of the ene
iny traillejirs had Joljowedtljemup to tlia liiie,
hTcFmaJe Macplicrson nnxjous to sea the whole
of the mea feU fn before he liiniaatf toltred.The
airinrjishrajr at arttl'ftcfa'upliS thoyM' back, aud
an occasional man fell on bot besides, as these ex
pert shots .rapidly loaded as tliCyNmoved, and then
with deadly, accuracy turned to stop the advance
:of their enemy. -1'be gallant Macpherson, in 'his
. anxiety to do his duty, was left almost, the last,
when he was about to et&cl his own retreat) but
just at this moment he perceived one of the ene
iiiyVeharp shooters, within about twenty yards,
raining his piece to take deliberate aim at him.-
lnis man had ventured thus fur alone ; for his com
ratios, having come within rantre of the fire from
I ho linn, had commenced retiriiW. : 'L.ii3UiV. Mac.
iXDherson's own description of his reflections al the
moment are ootn amusing anq pamiui.
saw the man," he observed, " taking ilelibe
rate aim at me. What to do I did not know. I
could not get at him before he could fire, while ta
run would Kbe equally useless. should then be
shot in theMack, for I knew he was one-of those
(icked men who never missed any thing. In (act,
could think of nothing else but to stand fire.
The fellow was a confounded Jong time taking his
aim, a if determined to make sure of hi maik.
- St I pnt tnyself iff aavatliludoby presenting my
rtghl ;. aj.dajlo hirn, putting, rn jrm,iKaighV !.
1 to cover me, and screwing nei It," as sman as
possible but I can assure you I foil smaller (Dan
,; I looked, as I stood like a target, to be shot at by
"so deter iniued a"lx.kiiig' f -How, who coiild hit any
one of my buttons he pleasod. .At last hang went
his piece, and I lelt, iu a moment, he was right.
I did not fall, but staggered a few pace backward,
and then felt very lniifT inrhnM i, r.....-li h.y .J.
diers, soias of whom had seeri the whole affair,
wiihoul being able to rouder me assistance. My
right arm was remlered unserviceable, ami I felt
rcrTI.ToIirihshw--balr' had entered" triy7body T
waa uncertain whether or not it found its way out.
I staggered toward the line, but must have fallen,
"Lad not a brave fellow, named Kelly, an Irishman,
and one of our crack shots, seeing that I was hit,
' run forward to supiwrt me. As soon as I felt his
friendly grip s round my body I mustered fresh
strength, tlwugh . blooding profusely both inside
and out.. ; - ' - - i .-rr'.!:: .. "
T' " Kelly conmiericeii a dialogue, observing, By
my siwl, sir, you're Jwdly wounded, suiel' 1 full
'very faint, but replied, Y'cs,y Kelly, I think so-
fool if the ball is out.' ' Kelly watched its course,
and then placing his hands uxn'my loins, w hero it
should have made, its exit, exclaimed, ,TNo, by my
sowl, then it isn't, and you re spakin yet
i-hcrVa the man that did it V WithnuJ; nt The ,.
meulrony feelin": of revenge toward him whom
then thought my destroyer, 1 pointed iu tho direc
tion whence ho had fired a id there, on tho very
samo spot, N'.ood-tfwt daring fellow, deliberately
reloading his rifto to have another shot at my las-
--- .!'! ..till
;i-.i ... ttv r.,.;.t. ,. Hot ve v minted ho 1
I saw Ins uncrrit'L'
rjfH to b'n s!fiu!dei. The I'renrh ! 531
unmo'yed. Kellv fired, and lie fell dead." X.
The lieuteuaut, in relating this incident, spoke
with much regret of the fate of the gallant enemy.
aEfam tkt Atlakapat' Advoraft, .
f yrt euvj c I tk;of a ni'ma l a . ;
A fiioud of burs,iately returned from a tour of
that section 01 country iu the vicinity of Graud
River, informs us that the number of panthers in
that neighborhood at this time, is beyond precedent.
1 lie gave,. US aifcuuirfs of three dilletent attacks
made by those savage blasts, urxxi resident there
about,a, which happened at the lime of his ecnr.
: sioav 'IW tiret 'rmnt her ;atteckc;iuulnirJ-His
uegioiwno were 111 ins swamp culling wood. Hie
tftauchion of his cart having, been broken, the mail
nau jusi cut a large stick to replace it, w lien a nan
ther leaped on him, fastening his teeth and claws
iuo the buck part of the heck 4 the negro rau imme
diately, but hearing his master's cries, turned aud
attacked the beast, who turned upon him, when the!
I... A ....11 J .1.- .- 1 . 11 . .. R
mic auiiun-r cieu luc buck lllieuueu vI0 IJUir 1110
cart, and at one blow killed the animal, by break f
iug his back. X,.'..X-X,-'.;. - . .. '
The second. instance was of a more ludicrous
nature. It seems that a Yankee scioii had IraiiSt
planted himself toinporanly in that viciuityV.and
being ot the usual enterprUmg disposition: did Hot
rest long beiiire he concluded to lay the forest un
der contribution for dtnur moat. Accordingly he
sullied forth one day, on his shoulJor the dutking
gun, with which he had ofteo perambulated, the
stiores of Massachuseits Bayj and favored by fur
iyno, soon- laid prostrate an enormous buck, so
la fee, that one halt of the animal was-allil
couluiwibTy bear home at a lime. lie made a
second trip to bring in the rest, which he found, but
in doing tins, was unfortunate enough to lose him
self Night coming on, he. chose for a- renting
place a spotxiii the centre of an old piece of dry
cauo, where ho kindkd Are, and carefully dispo
sed of his deefmcat. Under these circumstances,
Jonathai) sat crouching before the flumes, his gun
reclininj; iiyainst a. fallen cvprexs of are dimen
sions close by, aud bis mind intent on coiin'n)crinj
M-4hlli'ppHcabiiity'f -tbelji'tiitiier pnipnv'KIcl'
wuoueu ware is lurnoo, 10 me cons:rucnon 01
steamboat boilers, on IheNiuPiKisitioiJihalU. fircm
to sutlicieni stM ; and in Hie pruuabla event ot the
ill.'....: .. ! l t . J J ... I in
u.uwiuu iron mi ues ueing exiianiwi, wnen ne -was
disturbed by an almost siinullaneousfcrackling of a
greut number ol cane stalks close by. " 1 shouldn t
wonder, said the exotic, layins oil his tarire straw
bill talislcut ; ti thtttwait't somebodrorr a taitload
survey ; beech boiler .would do pre-eminent for
locomotives, fto helt at all to carry, and sub;
ject in the slightest to rust, Hallow 1 strangciyyou
wouldn't like to trade!'... A sudden intrusion of a
ferocious looking b est cut short the Yankee, wlml
1 .1 in it 1 . . . H
tneu 1 no noiiow 01 tne cypres log, ana on quit
ting his asylum after some time, found no;vta
tigeof his deer and his si re w hat iaribboiiH. -.y Well,
I do declare, nineteen feet between the extremities
and a fraction over." I rather think, as there's no
deer meal, that it might be as well for me to take
a appjinp.Vkaecrdiiigly ilid and' at
the lust account was on hie -way back lor ew
England. .."'. , " -: :.-',',
The last occurrence was on the plantation ol" Air.
Carr,'wh6'wBs" sitting lijjiishmise" one evening,
when an unusual floiseVas lieardin the direction
his gun and went to reconnoitre. - On the way to
loadeilV . NeVerthetess fie continued, aud falling hi 1
: wTA "a fargeamhcrWrutft
so iiiucu loreo, uiai ine siock 01 nis gun sejmraicu
Irom the barrel, and the beast ran off in the wood.
Returning to his house and loadinr? his' ntin.f which
was not muleriallydainsged) lie again went out
r hw"Wifd wlttralomariawt, and
young woman with on axe- 1 he panther had
made his retreat behind a bunch of palmetto, which
it was necessary to cut down before he could get
an epportunity to thoot'tha animar.'"TliT8'lie""aid
and was in the act of resuming his gun, when the
beast sprang on him, overthrew'' him and bit him
severely in the liead. The panther letting go
elsewhere, suddenly made an attemjit to-fix his
teeth in Mr. L"s. throat, which last he only frus
trated by grasping the animal's lower jnw with
his hand which was bitten through immediately.
At this crisis the panther wa attacked by two new
foes, Mrs. C with herjomahawk and a small dog
which had followed them from the bouse, where.
Unmi he made a second retreat. into the bushest
carrying tho dog will! hun ; Mr. Carr having been
very dangerously wounded returned borne and
sent for a neighbor named Mr. Ives, whose prow
ess in such encounters was noted, and who ilrcHS-
ing himself in'very sTrong clothing.as somti pro
tection, heavily armed and accompunied hy a very
sav'n'ge' doirreparcU i3" the "panther which was
easily discovered from the cries' ol the first dog,
wuica wBsXm. ill. 'WW'! in Jho act of
searching fiir the "p'imlierTTi Has
new combatant, and without givmg htm time to
fire, sprang on and overthrew him simultaneously,
and had fastened his teeth in the back of Captain
Ives s neck, when thq ii:w Lm.i i.i.... .1 .i
hi attention until Capt. I, drew his bo wie knife,
and plunging it into the hjftrtof the panther put
an end to bis exploits. ' " ; . :..: X
-rOor infoi mailt tJTWrnaTriesart1ic hide ef thi
savage beast, which measnied near uino feet from
the uoo to the end of tholait.' 1 ,
. To Serve faithfully, and not to pleain.
To go on a journey to see a friend, and meet
cold reception. '.'.
.Io give a Irtt-ndly warning,, and have your
motives suiected, and kindness lequitted
with coldness or hatred.
. To Jn the best you can, and then be contemptu-.
ously told by those who would give you neither
ll.ii : coun-el, nor aixtauce, that you ought to have done
! Uittcr. ' A poet, in describing such critics, say l
1 -'''' -'j - " I hey were
'. - Indeod a simple race ol men, wbp had ,
' One only art;-v.hich Uugbt inert still to say, -W'hate'er
wis done, iniHht have beca betlar done.
Towork hard half of one's life'iri amassing a
o ..rtune. anu men 10 spcmi mo resi 01 1110 wimuiig
rifloithnt fortune inst'-for his victuals and clothe.
s Wn'r'ucw cf.tht So.utk
M ATl'.R.NAL AFl'ilCriOX. .,.
. " Il-ppy is he who know n uiiither's love,"
JYhat u so pure. The patriot c.pucls.faiiio, the
friend sympathy, and the lover, pleasure. Keu
.religion, while Uo water her filth with tears,
- look forward -to -jthe' bM fruit of her labors,
'and her love Rut nvaterial IIjctiou Kpring from
the breast uninvoked by tho waud of hope, unajul-
lerated by tho touch of interest. Its objects are
" th6 weak and the woful. . It haunt the cradle of
infantile pain, jur hovers near the couch of the faint
and the forsaHeu. Its swootost smiles break through
' the cloudof misfortune, and it gentlest, tones rise
lamid.tho-sishf -olfefmj;Ttnd of sorrnw.""IrU
a limpid and lovely flaw of feeling, which gushes
from the" fountain of purity, courses tho liuarl,
through sclfuh. design and sordid passions un
' niingling and urtsullied. V ." "'."J.. I
;r Vhat it to Jim Wfime and niisfortune, pctiu
ry and persecution, hatred and iiJamy, may roll
their dark waves successfully over it and still it
, smiles unchangod ; or. the more potent allurements
of fortune, opulence and pido, power and splotHlor
may woo her and yet sheT3 unmoved I A moth-
".; ' I.....H f,.m.-tn . ,. ,. 1, ',.1
Ykat it to faithful I From! infancy to nso,
" through good report and through evil report," t he
dews o( maternal alloc t ion are shed upon the koul.
Whon heart stricken and abuuduhed, when brand-
eil bv shame, and followed by scoih, her arms ore
K j till open her breast is still kind ; through every
trial liat love will lullow, cheer us in importune,
- Support us in disease, smooth the pillow, pain,
ab moisten the bed ofdeath t ! Ilappy islie who
l.r..;.a M..lllAa I....U ' .
deep, powerful and lasting thaa pHreutal fovc. . it
lives under all circumstances." The child may.de-
u-ortir mln IhM VNrv ili-nlhA nl iliiirnvilv. II mav
forsake it home and wander in foreign clime, but
still the parent's love cannot be destroyed. Amidst
tho keenest aflltctioit, itwill gush forth like the
'stream. of Hie foontuiu, , There is one peculiar
trait in this love that I always -contemplate w ith
admiration., This is" the strong and vver, active
desire to relbrm a way wrd child, Tune, wealthy.
""and all the energies 1 of theniud will, bo duvoled to
the purpose every motive will be presented each
J passioi .vf.titlPWl Utte'uwfchtal. hi.lU JkwU.
hope expires, nd 1 given np to the dominion ol
vice, the angjish of the' parent is trnblei-No
1. language cau dWribe the grief that Jills the heait.
In many instances, the iniiid has lost, in energies
and native slreiilUiu.dJii;ttiiMldlion lm bwn
fh"e" horrid resultA How awful and overwlioliiiing
; riiust be the feelings of ihal child who bring a pa
rent to an uiilimelyygrave. Ureatci1 sorrowXcun
scarcely exist on tlutcurlh than that which dwells
- in the heart of that child who is called lo stand at
the grave of an injured' parent . A thousand worlds
would he give to. hear a voice troiu its depths, pro
filing lorgivcliCssl A i. . . r. - ; ; .
, Prom (ht Vniifi State t Uatitle. - ', .
Vv . KEMEUY FOlv UUUNS. .,: .T
- 'r. JSe. 11 ... if. ....j:
t.w-.uus oi.: wave so vueir Veen ruiuuuic ior
Xtiunian ills' given to the newspapers, and then at
once consigned to oblivion, that 1 have for a great
while hesitated 40 present this remedy (o the pub
Jic'lJPar foiirteenears 1 have prescriled it, and
7 witnesscdlts tcalMisr i-flecls. 1 deliberately say
Xroofourteon- years expiericetltat tio disease or
mjwry te the- wmnnsytterrr tibs " a" more1 crrtam
remedy than' this for thii inosdircssjng of alj
mj"unes7'lliat6T.jaW relief is
aluiost nwtaiiisneous. i-Iruin a nnuuto-or two t a
"paiii' ';NuVuaUuiIik7uVk(uiit'of ih'eburn, everr if
all the skin is removed from aha bodyK The fust
knowledge 1 had of il was the almost miraculous
KJ cure ol a I ill la bcjjjliQ fclljutu a ball 4iogluud
aTXof boiling water, prepared for scalding the bibles
; Irom swine. I he entire ersoii ami Inno ol .rue
boy passed under the scalding water up to the chin
so aa to scald his whole neck. On removing his
- hands, anna, chest, back, abdomen, and almost
every bit of skin from his lower extremities. -In
this deplorable condition, literally flayed alive with
scalding water, the remedy was promptly applied,
. as a momentary application until tho physicians
- should arrive. Two eminent physicians soon came,
and on learning the extent of the scaldproimuTiced
' it a certainly lalat cuse, aud directed the toy to re
main with the remedy over him until he should die.
In fix weeks be was restored quite well, with
scarcely a scat on any part of his person or limb,
f he remedy increases in value Irom the fact, tltat
' under almost all circumstances it may be obtained.
' It is as follows : Take soot from a chimney where
jwood is burned, ruk itfiue, and mi one part sjot
; to three parts or nearly so of hog's laid, Iresh but
tott jr X h4M fresh greaac thai is Aot salted
Vpiead this on linen or muslin, or any cotton cloth
for easier and more perfect adupfationT If in very
1 extensive burns or scalds, the cloth should be torn
-t--i- W i in V '. I Tf" '' n"-"?' ' ,-'"
into strip beforf pulling
over too scald. . Lot Hio
ramedv be fieelv and lullv availed, so as to per
fectly cover all 1 lie burned parts. No other appli
cation is required until the patient is well, except
In MiinU fresh amdieatioHt-et thet nmt nnrtucn
In steamboat explosions, this remedy can, id
nearly ail cases be at onco applied, and if done,
. many valuable lives wilt be saved," and a vat
AWuuntif sutUiruiji ulkviutwLlI..--
'if you and the corps editorial, will liana, this re;
nwdy around our count rv,' and invito attention to
it, aud that also thoue' who a ho it, may give thur
"testimony for or against. 1 feel assured that in a
few months, this inol ell'icucious ai d almost un
failing remedy will be every where known and ucd
- in- the Uuited States. A I'hyiician of Pkila.
GEMS OF PROSB FROM roWfKIL
Sweet sell will always claim a right to be find
;co,ttiaurcd . g caj,n which Tew people are much
given 1? dispute.
Few things are more interesting than death-Ucd
memoirs. Ihey interest erry render, pecnuse
"they pesk of a period al which we all must arrive,
and atlord solid ground of eucooriigemcnt to survi
vors) to expect Iho same or. similar soiioit and
( comfort when it shall be their turn to die.
f ",'Ilow true it is that by increasing the number of
our conveniences, wo .multiply our wonts in exactly
tthe same proportion ! r -
X-Some dfscnliets of-nioileru day tnotlier you
.. with tr-ortt, irorJtj irordfy piiJ thai t'nuk they
li:iv:j copi d nature ; v. In-n nil Cq w ,, - . .
an ol-j.Mjt nut looked at, at
Ji is easy to raise expectation to such a j
thuMhii reality, be it nit i eM l'. nt, i., ; .
cessurily fill below it. .
What, is a friend good fur, if we may not 1 v 1
end of the, suck upon h'u slmuidcr.s while v . .
selves carrytlie other 1
., A scrupuliNH nicety in compniiti'im is a 1! r
ou tiling. -.It'ufteo betrays a writer inioan, ,
mistake than it Corrects, sometimes' iti .k. l,',
ish where before ibe re wat nmi, n J j, ,., . ,
ways'Tutal lolheHplrit of tie) pcif'-rm iiirf.
taste is various; there i- rmthin so yui
and even between person of the, h,-M i,,ie 1':
ar diversities of npiui.m tm i!e s.iUie nmfct, 1
which it is iuip'sibla lo ut'cuuut. ,
As in affair of this life, so in rolii.mi o i. c .-:
cxpciienco begets s-ime wi-idoni.iu ull who aio i.-
too old to learn, or incapahla of beiu t.iii,;'it.
...This world ha scene of marveil.nW events n ,
of them more inarvolloin limn fi.:U'J'i ,i' -11 vv .
date 'to, hazard; and, bh-iseil bo (Jod! thy are 1
all 01 ttie distressing kind.
We certainly do miMionor Cod, hen wa h,w
or when we neglecl to iinprove, a f Jr iu in : V
whatever : talent Ho may have te-ituwtd 011 1'
wliellter it be littleor niuch.
Joy of heart, from whatever rf c ii.ii it n
arise, is tho Ust'bf ull nervous mcdiciurs.
'. There is not room enough for friend Vtji to m.f '
itself in full bloom in sucti 4 nook ..f Id'e as 1! i- ,
A (jooitltial Kee'ius at'im imriieas.ir, , !o ilitute-.
and that wo cannot Jiope to reach, h is tlii-ie!...
the less iufliicnce-upxiu our afh'Ciions ; hot tiif t-m
good brought "nearer, mudo to appear puctiiu'..!
promised to our hopes, and almoft in 1- ,
engages nit our faculties and desires.
It is dangerous to find any fault nt nil with v '.
tho world is dcterulincd to
As-fur hnppincM, lie that bus once h id comm
uioit with' hi Matter irtust tie irnir (t,v.-.n- il
ever I was yet,' if he can dream i.f.fi.iJmg it at
distaitceroni Him. ;-Vt- - -- -v- -
TAiniflercorwcience it'alwaj'iriraiiiti'd ti rv ;i(
but a scruHilou one deserves sujicioti.
' Frirnrft. Ktperietiee lias t.iulit trie t!mt ti
ytily JHonds. we can call iinr nwn tint kinw 1 .
change are those over whom the grrfve has clni ',
the seal of death is the only s-.-al of fi -ieii.W.iji. N 1
wonder,then,that wrchcrib the memory ol H
who love us, and comfort ounsclvcs with the th m 1 t
thatthry were unchanged (u .(hn last, , T'lie r !" !
wo feel at such afflictions has something in it t: t
softens our hearts, and renders us better. We ! I
more kindly disposed to our fellow creatures, be
cause we are tntisfiedwiili eurwlres f.rst, f r ', -
iug ahlo to excite ufloclioo and, secondly, for U:e
gratitude with which we repay it to the nu i , r ,
of those we lost ; but,. i wg,rvLo prv un
iition Vr U. kindness of those " trie I an I ! i !,
is so mingled with bitter fi-oling",- lh.it lliry :.r
tho hoartdry up'llio' fountain ol kiiid;iei in
breasl1", and ditigiist' u with bunnn n..inr, !
wounding our self-love in its most vu' i.-iuhlir p;.a
tli9.stiuvi.ug lhat we liav foled i-.vxcitc if:
lion where we have laviMlied onr .-..".::. .r.--. 'iS.h iu u
"IcTliKihr Tins iuicomiiliiiniiiL! v, nnd r'. i hi-.i -- !
calm"; but the imprei-,itiu i imK-hliie, ft lit tie nni'.t
be inn.de of diflereut materials to thv ":'!'ra!ty t-f
itinn i1.iu iwit tifiiiiin 11 ri iiii- it l.it liWi..iiuu
iWWi-!"V(b'w-i-1"'"",,: -- - j y -
inilhiug.. worse,. llur..uiJjriiig .such .t!iiiouit
menl. Jltrun. ,2,-- . - ., , v
i . - 1 1 .' '.' 11 . . 1 1 II, L.
A'l" ' '
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X. ' . Iratilkt SoiuhcrnJieritHikitritfi
:an asses, iTa for hhekp.
' MsXtditob j As your vnlimUo is open i .
all suhtects connected with the hush m liy nf 1
y m i.i
cnuntryi' andrpiore particularly this
lion of it, I be leave to occupy a s n
i:3i:e.. The growTiig'of "wool does not much .1 -merest. us ti
present, hut the time is coming when it n-.v I"1 1 -cessary
for us lo make every e !.; ! ut. i.
so or not, there are always apio i ii-s: 1
find of gcHid and sound miitto-i, and 1 . v v-
deterred from raising sheep hy f ir S U.o r t ;
other disorders. ' My experience-may r-n.n.-.. ;
lion of that fear. 1 1 take n moie tl .sii 01,!, n
-i- ff ..t. ...-.'. :. . .
Care 01 mum in wimer, nui mwim i.i in
1 .. 1 .,j,i--w ,,. , . r ....,.,.
UtlfrVIV TTIIVIT hit: .uiunl ,h hji- ,.1. a . .... j-.,
r. ,.....& I... tn i-t u in l,f i f 11 a rv. and fhtfi. 4.1 J lli H
ll I'I'V. Klt. 'M .it. J - ........ .
y.'.iivo w K v A ' ' '."- ? - - - - - - . ....
mer. The- stimulating- warmth of ibis f..od, pi.
serves them ia health, and kps them fn;o of t!.
a- i.- .i
rot, an! other atwases so r.tai 10 fiep, m c
;ny seasiiml. 1 law w no n.ivo 111a -pper
and dosire. to. raise- sticcp, uliotiM encoum-e t:.
growth of-it." There are i.-' - r ! .,:! and gr.is-
which w-ms pungent, win
wy wi-u, ne
I ... ... Mf Int.-
r '! " it!i try ;-
I 11 III! lint C.
penny-royal, and pirs'e;. .
laneous irrowth f ' !( 1
vated either of tlic Lmt n-' "" '
think, thctchmnsfi r" 11 '
doubled-- I would n.iuse ro, .
grass however, "in preferei.ee, bet
is more "proper and tmt ..1 ' , f
hifldv what I I'lmr. I1 ... i v-1 .t I '
mutter bow cmui'lewiy. it h tr'
that sheep take frei ty all ti e pl.r.is 1
If this ciMiiimmieatioii iiisiroi,is I. it
I shall h'j happy in having s
BilvniK-.in! the hui.liiuiilrv of ii v i
-1 ... .
Thnmas Jr(f.ro'i' or;.---
rim r.T. ."
who labor in t'ie i;irth," ho eailyh-e!
the chosen people of i'd, if e. r hn I.
people, wlioe brniKls l. bus im ' Ins
posile, fur aiibotantial and -'--n-e vi.
! tllO f'lCUS ill w luell hO k' t i. !
wluch otherwl-5 iniii.iit.c..-a!- 1 t
the earth, ('orrupimu t f mm '!. M ;
cultivator, m a pheiininenon in U h
nati-m 1. is f -nu t a i rxam,:!'-. It . t'
on thon who, n.-t looking up !1- -
OW II ti' .
od ii'..!u'.ry, ns iIocm ll.
lattuce defend on tl5