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SALISBURY, N. C., FEBRUARY 11, i839v
NO. XXXV, OF VOL. XIX.
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11,0 following account waa furnished the Phila
delphia U..'S. Gazelle, ty' a. Wajhinglou corres
pondent I ; - A; , -, :,:--' . v' " ' '
I noticed among the crowd of fiodiinn that flit,
led throuch the Avenue, a widow Indyj'whoae hie-
lory ! w singular, and whose personal charms are
$0. attractive, limi I lingtir fun woooit uwi iiio
firai'd with. honest devotion and admiration over
thrlast ;--;Tr-'-7.,-;'"r""""" -J
litis Wy is not oh tho other aido of five and
thirty vcarVaud yet shehnf lwLfittr.husbanda!
and Jwhat ishiore eitraorrjinnry, they all died by
violence. 1 he Or?r hwliumi waskilW!
a rCUlltt OvlWUiiir J400U011 unugn auu cuucraiiiii.
; llu was aboard of .jio winning barge, the Lady
-Slanhope, when a mflo in the losing barge, the
pjke jof JSuStilk struck him with the- Wade tftm
ear. in a moment of irrit rtion, and the poor fellow
1 . ...,t .... 114. I iii I : u
" died a few daVs afterwardsX The wife and wido,
uf course, wtutt ilo-wlsrrKjiTetire4 to the rurat
scenes of Warwickihire : where she resolved to
. snend lbe .remainder pf,her4uy in wcltwKWt it
, did an nannen. nowever. mai a nairani ana uisnioi;.
able Major, attached to the 84th regiment of
Biajesty s infantry, Smiid his wayt thes young
" widd'wSearMr tO
ber grief Wn? eScensive, sincere and titkiuulified,
. the could not lor the soul of her, resist his elo
: auence, when ho threw himself at her: feet iuA do
scautod with all the eloquence of a Tuljy, nn l in
(lie mifijjled cadences anif sentences of the philiVo
' , pber and tho nlatomc lovei", of -the delights of i
MttkEStali;." ia tho worlil--biatttVf4i-ark
ed nf love and honor, and chivalry J and swore that
h lived but to adore her, ho was rend v to meet the
'noblest and most galtinnt-Knight that the world
, cuuld afford, at the tournament, and win .the f-ivot
of bi My Jove by trial of battle. The Jady, lis-
toned, lingered and wept andejoiced pyer tho pa:
Qt!iJjftlie lover; at laatrant-otr her weedund
ahjnrcd tho Sylvan scenes of Warwickshire, gave
, rxr band to the gnllant 'major, and sut up air cstub-
lishraent ltttho Moor-fielda Finishing square,
V A few months after her union with the major,
r rfif accoTttpntftcdliitn oii "ah excufslon to BeTifiufn.
; W hile -at Brussels, they spoilt 00 evening ir the
Library:of the Vf0!!11 paluce," am tho lady, re
ceived, as it waa subsequently supposed, an uuicl'
Jentional insult, at the hands oan Aiisjxutnjcolut
nehTR9bpF,f asipeiuous ; in a jjaroxy ism
m madness bespat in the face of the olfciider.
qH war a uet orf 'the banKt'of Vhe1 Seem; Al
Jie-hrat hrej HieTnajtrr felt mortally wounded, and
. , Karcely had time to commend his wtfeto the prolec
T tion of an Enijlitdu Admiral, then at Brussclabe
.Z htt h . aurrendered -" ------'--r
hit honom to -the world a gatn'-
llu blessed part to Heaven, and slept in peace."
" ' Acttin were weeds and seclusions resorted to by
" Hie uafortunale lady ; ai)df slie liad resoJveBt-OJJC
irirrnierTionustlc Institution, and devote
wherm-tf tfhhe rosarv and Ihe eriw bufl creslie
enuld carry her. rash deatgrt into execujion.
; Scotch merchant, a native nf tJasgbw, a man in
ttnguUhed for his wealth and cominerciat enter
frt who. accidentia ha ppened to be in Brussels,
; wijnr, wojou and won tier -already twice widow
w heart. They were married at tht Hotel de
' itle, and. aoon aflrr migraleil to London. . The
nusbarid, not more than a inooth.nftcr his marriage
V called by imperious business to Scotland, and
Hvin'T his wifu at her eMtaliliidiinenl in Monr.
JeWs, tailed in the ill-fated Uothsay Ta'slle Steamer
f'rthe north. , With that unfortumte vessel, he
went down to the bottom " of the
. - , Deep, deep sea,
nd from that disastrous day; no- fond hope of the
'imate restoration of his litelesf form hs grret
- w.tbe anxwut ear of love and afloctimf. But
WnlOW WM nnl Anit'inuA tn rimi.i'n in l,ur
Jjjird estate of weeds and anguish. Sir Charlea
it hout the peyjod pf JLhewidow ji iliixd wi.'
-eowtlood,' "returned to London, fluahed with et)C
es and possessed of wealth abundant, from Cro
nundel. Me sought and found the widow r
Mair-fields, as she was then familiarly designated,
nd it is scarcely necessary to say, thai that da-h-
giillUitt soldier" was soon tn
toe . commis
mned lord and master" of that young' widow's
""'H. Soon-afTcr the marriajre of Sir Charles
iMBewitto n might have bsen eight or leo
"wnthJ afierwards he was ordered on a diploma.
. . i" hi m me merman estates, and whilst ma-
S journey from Lubec to Frankfort, on the
'syne, in a stage coachflhe vehicle was assailed
by robbers, mid Sir Charles'and all the inmates of
""carnage, were brutally murdered. The w.fe,
J" once more a widow, had remained in Eng.
wno. and was left to weep over the death of a
kjmh husband, who, like his predecessors, had
Wlen by the hand of violence. : ' ; ;
I met this lady in Florence and Rome som few
ii it S' wna tlic" '",in,fl,e the villa nf
"e MarquUof ILislingsand it was there I first
, prned het extraordinary story. -Yesterday I met
In tho.Pehnsvkivnla Avciitierniid'to fny siir
Pfise she recognized nc. She ren ain in the city
t a few days however, and is inw on her-way
"jm the city i,f Mexico to Londmu She is mi
'"ul.and thooj-h her lifu has U-eo chenred by
v "'-"'y 8IW fiiHaMmu-. iiienleiif., she eppcars'
oh.ive lost none of tier pri-tiue hu.ytnry'ofspir
; hor hava the united attacks of timo nl son
' made any inelon on the rh-gai.ee if ln-r
i"rm or the brillisncv' if her perw.iml beti.it v.
' , 10 """J to a good n it sicd rcmaik. t'.iat I made I
in relation to (he sweets of matrimony, she said,
' I know little of tho -raptures on which you dilate.
There was a timO when 1 could appreciate them j
but I suppose that if I listen wyour ie I shall be
-.obliged to take another husband. But, uh me I I
dread the idea, for it appears that a fatality attends
me. All die whom I l ive ) andthe man who takes
me next huH possess more eoitragc than the AiU
trittrt troops did at Jeuo P I do not doubt that the
Widow, ero tho lupae of a couplo of months, will
.havo her fifth husband ! -v ,
duel of baiiletta: , " .'
."' ..' . .''. tar B11.WER. '
The Due lie Kcmours- blockaded Cnrlettai bcVth
generals avoided attacks and general engagements,
while the numerous chivalrv on both sides satisfied
their.martial tastes and thirst for honor by various
challenges and duels. : Gonzalvo reaped every ad
vantage from this species of warfare, and in the
delay that ensued. Tho Due de Js'cinouriMjndea.
voured to draw his antagoniat into battle, and fil.
ed ; but while dcapnmig any enemy who refused to
fight, he marched witq the utmost carelessness.
The Spnniards' fell on his troops, and made a great
many prisoners. 7-"l 7- . 7 ' ;
Among these was Charles Ilerinuyer do laMot.
te, a French officer of distinguished bravery. Ho
'and his friends in misfortune were invited to par
take of a feast givtfn by .Mundoza his -conqueror.
During the, conversation that took place on this
occasion. Mendoza attributed his victory to tho ad.
nnrahlo tnanmuvring of the,Iiahan cavalry, com
maiHled by l'mpei-" fol.Mina. Tllf Frneh rl-
i M() exclaimed that.
vnnquiHhed as they were on all ocroiojiH, they
could not presume to compare with tho French in
any" tnicijLariaia.iA-wori wnlf "urorThr w
bold the stirrup to the kmghlsni trnnce. The
good humor of the festival was not interrupted by
this insult, but, on the morrow, Prbsjro Colonnn
called on La' Itlotte to retract Ins words : Ke refu
8ccV The. honor of both nations appeared to be
engaged ; and the generals on either jo.de permit
ted the question to bodecided by nrrappcal to arms.
Thirteen. Italians and thirteen Frenchmen, com-
J-jileiely amwdj' agreed to mfeer in the lists to fight,
' till they fqll or were maoe prisoners. he' lists
were selected midway berwi3eqBarlett and. the
quarters ot tho line de Meinour. 1 heyt wore
surrounded only by a furrow made by a plough-
- share but it--wa settled that whoever amoh'. lie
comimtants could be unven pcyond tins ooundary,
must surrenuer avanouisneu.
KC5iir.ii was uie origin 01 tins lamnus ouci, wtnen
forms the subject of Belmonii's romle", a portion
at which. i translated in the panes before us. The'
Fialiaim have reitched the ground firtt and' ara
waiting the approach of their opponents: .
"The French now presented themselves. 'First
Crtme giifttlcman.xarryirig-tho helinet and lane
if Monseigncur deja Motte j twejve other gentle,
men followed, two by two, who in like manner car
ried the knees and helmeta of their .irieuds.
Then, at fighting intervals, the six couples of com.
"balafit followed, armed on j tnountcd us IhbTuliaiis
were . then came La Motte alone; behind him
came his spotted charger, and, lastly the'..twevo
chargers, led bywelve genilmen, two by two.
. -TM Ul Motte, seeing that the Itatiaftjftajers,
his comrades to dismount aim. Custom demanded
that the -leader, on mic.h'"occHsiofi slioqld mako ji
H-the eight of ttrt' enemy, and naturally adverse
to all formality, burst furllv at once. ' I here they
are,' my friends, only thirn?en thirteen exactly,
as. KL.ar6 lShalI ,wJluw.-Wrelvee-4- be-ran-
qtiished at equal arjinsjwe
"a Ifilubfe and a triple number fly'hpfore us? By my
faith 1 this is the first time wo hve met so exact-
A ly and the best is that thenars a''?liklnjhejrr
-"thry trrP,yoU b?lioTdlFem soTTglH' In J" airy in at
autlo white not fte win w seen on tne rieio. t. 01110,
let as teach them how arrogant they kre to com
pete with the cavaliers of the King of France.
- Bui, Timplore you sparo that ymiih on the lmyt
v with the blue and white scarf; it belongs to me to
attack that millnnfore Fieramosea , but afterwards
Ibavea particular encasement with that ly
reserve him for me he challenged me.morAtau
so have a care of him.' v
' "They then knelt and addressed a prayer to
Heaven, armed themselves, and, being in the sad
.die, began also with infinite deligBl to scour fhi
field ; and then the standards were placed at each
extremity of (he field, in expeclion of the moment
when the pnfge should give the signal for battle."
; The combat itself is described with great viva
city and in particular the tncnunter of La Motte
and Braricalcone. Brancalcone is the hero of the
lule, but he is a mere youth ; and the author, while
" he wished to attribute to him the honor of yan-
"Ouishinir tlie French leader, felt that it 'vas too
- much U niake him fall by his Jiand. But he lBX
tricates himself from 'this difficulty admirably.
They had already met and fought, and been sepa
, rated in the mice, and now they meet again.
" The dauntless La Motte bad began to lose faith
- in his unvanrpiishin pmtyf i '" 'h'" ni'M
of skirmish his giant stature and immense strength
were of less avail than the agtlitvof the youth,
IjlthuiU-iidtli-yreauuiptuous confUlunce be-4wd-de-
sinimd. He wriilHl ainl imed, and benameton
fus d through rage f his desire lo conqwr became
a lulk; aud the more blindly he rushed on t
wound his adversary, the more he exposed himself
to his blows, S.i much blood flowed from his body
and he was wounded in o many places, that he no
longer fean'd injury, since, could he striko lo earth
hit daring adversary, ha had beeir'content to be
killed by a thousand wounds. "At length, among
the innumerable blows dealt by La Motte, one
reached its aim, and poor Brancaleone also poured
out a river of blood ; and, orf recovering from the I
stroke, be staggareu so trial nis enemy inougui 11
' all evet with him; Then hir boldness returned :
l'iicving that his victory was socure, he tucned
hs eyes to the other combatants, to gather the
triumph of the entire conflict.- And, though his
eompanirtna strewed the field, yet as he aw some
, rtmong thm shll orr hoTSTback,- fighting valimitly,
, he in ltcvcd (hat, could he l-md its aid, they Would
Conn ier. lie ihcrefure changed his mode f at-
t tack, and became caufious, and as avaricious of hi
- blood "as before he had been lavish. On the other
side, BrancaVojie, who lelicved thai the blood lie
soilr mlist inevitab y occasion his d' ath, ive, as a
light that expire, the 'hut flarae, wid threw him
self 011, La Motto with inoxproHsiblo furv : while
he, warding oil the Uows, continued to back, and
waited to take the advantage ot aome good opimr-
tunity, aiiordod by tho others fury, to end the
great struggle by a blow with his club. But, at
thiscrisia, lie heard the' cry around ' La Motte,
prisoner r Frisonerj lia Motte I' Both paused. La
Motto hooked' around he perceived that he had
passed the furrow, and was without the lists I. A
heavy groan burst from him, and ho fell with ex
tended arms, as if struck by a thunderbolt.'! - ,
. . " GOOD BREEDING. . ,
Tho following anecdote is related by Mr. Walk
er in his amusinir and iiistructiiiLfctiuhlication.
T4ie Original,' asaflordwg a fine itiKtiince of the
valued good breeding or pcliteness, even in cir
cumstances where it could not be c'xpected to Jrp.
duce aiiy perional advantage. . ' ". - .
, '" Ao Knglishman making the grand;. lour , to
wards the middle bf the last century, when travel-:
lew were more objects of attention than a: prcseut,
on arriving at Turin sauntered out to see the place;
Ho" happened to 'meet a regiment of infantry re
turning Ifom parade, and tatting a position to see
it pass, a young Captain evidently deairous to make
a display before the, stranger, incrossing one of
the numerous watercourses with v.h;ch the city is
intersected, missed his footing, andn trying to
save Dimsell lost Ins hat. . 1 lie exhibition was
truly unfortunate- the spectators luugbed, and
looketiiU the Kuglialitnan, expecting him to laugh
loo. On the contrary, he not onlv retained hi
cirp'wrfrtinTrMtTvTTvniiv - iR
hat had rolled, and taking it up, presented it with
on air ot unattected kuidneiH to its confused owner,
1 he officer received it wtih a bluh of surprise and
jf rati tudo7ahd "hum
I here was a murmur ol applause, and (be strange
passed on.- ..'' 1:"'.;. .... ......
Though the tccno of a moment, ond without a
word spoken, it touched every heart not with ad
miration for mere displaynf polilcnrssTbut with
a warmer feeling for a proof. of tlin true charily
which "never Iailelb.V Un the regiment being dis-
-W'iihS'-lHw young ,d of ei
sideratiou, in glowing terms related the circum.
stance to the Colonel. Tlie Colonel immediately
montioned it to tho General, in command, end
w hen . the Englishman returned to his hotel, an aid
de camp waited to request-Jhisr coinpanx.tO dinner
al TieaJ quarters. In the evening he was carried
to:ourt at that lime, as Lord Chesterfield tells
ceived with particular attention. Of course during
his stay at Turin, he was invited every where; and
on his departure he was loaded-with letters of in
troduction to -the different States of Italy. "Thus t
private gentleman ot moderate means by a grnce
ful impulse of Christian feeling, was enabled to
traveHlvrottgh a foreijni coojitry, then of the high'
est Interest for its siiety 88. well as for the cliarm
it still possesses, with more real disti'ictiort and ad
vantages than can be derived from the mere cir
ciinHtHnccs ol birth and fortune, even , tho inut
splendid. " . .
' '- ' ' '
: - THE RUINS OF HUMANITY
Of all the ruins on which the eye of man can
more painfully sublime han the ryins of humanity
and wh it'are uiry 1 Not )he deep furrow which
trnje-ploocta -en 1liexhwkarfltlte7fcv8ry whiie
iwmt wiui w1111.11 years cover me lun-nrau, noi in;
curved sjiine which bows the face to the earth, as
if looking for a grave to rest in ; for the wrinkled
tkeek.,flod..lhaIlaiiched.. JiiuJaud .. tlte toeni
frame are theajinroprmte JujCQnipauJtBenUjBraut
age, anTns DeautirwI In the system of life as win
. 1 l jn . 1 f . m . 1
ter wun tne leatiess trees ana irozen streams in ine
system ol the seasons; "but the ruirisofhumiinjty
are'BoeiT'lrt TW"wrihkTs which tune has not rana
io a frame trembling with anxiety shaken" by V1
row, humbletl by sin, withered by despair when
the beauty ot youth is gono and the beauty of age
has not supplied its place ; tu as melancholy a
snow in harvest.
Female Influence ind Encrpy.-- have ohserv
ed that a married man fulling into misfortune is
more apt to retrieve his situation in tho world than
a single one ; chiefly because his spirits aro sooth
ed Rnd retrieved by domestic endearments, and his
self respect kept alive hy finding that, although all
abroad be darkness and humiliation, yet hero i
still-a Utile world of love at home of "which ho is
monarch. Whereas," 4 single "man is opt to' run to
wuste'and self-neglect ; to fancy himself lonely and
ahindoned., and his heart to fall lo ruins, like some
deserted nansion, fur want of an inhabitant. I
havO ottenVhad occasion to tomark the foititude
with which wpipeu sustaia tbft piaft-overwhelnwig-reverses
of fortune. Those disasters which break
dowri flie ' spirit' V6T "Vm? m Jproslrata lii m m the
dust, seem to tftjl forth the energies of the softer
se.x, aud give tK;b intrepidity and elevation to
flieir character, tha at times it approaches to sub
limity. Nothing carVbe more touching than to be
hold a i l'"-' f.i....lj ! Untt nit
meekness and depoudchce, and alive to every tri
vial roughness, wlulo treading the prosperous path
jifltfiiy suddenly- wvg-4-JMWIi twfeet.4-4he-
eomrTrter and Bunnoiter of her busbanu under mis-
fortune, abiding withuifthhnking firmness, tlie bit
terest blast of adversity. Aslh vine which has
long twined its gracenu toiiage aooui ine osk, nn
been lilted J)y it 111 sunshine, wii, when the haray
plant w rified bv the thunderbolt cling round il
wilh its caressing tendrils, and bind up its shaller
ed bouhs so is it beautifully ordered by rrovi
deuce tliaL womanwho is fh6' ornament and do.
pendant of man in hi'tiappier hours, should be his
slay and solace whan smitten with sudden calami
ty ; windtltg hcr'self into the rugged recesses of his
eilure, lenderly auppurttng the drooping head, und
binding up the br,ken heart. II ashmgton irting.
. HOPE AND MEMORY. ' ' '
- ' a (av mhs. aiaot'aacT
A Utile bibe ly inriie cradle, and Hope came
and kissed it. -When its nurse gave it h cake,
Hoperomised another "to-morrow; sod -when Us
young sister brought a 11 iw r, over wnn-.n u ciappeu
its wmsrs and crowed ; Hope told ol brighter ones.
which it wouH gather, for itself. ;
The Wi grew to a child, and another friend
,'catijo and kisse l it. Ur name wa Memory,
She said, "Look behind thee, and tell me what
"thou seest." Tho child answered. " I see a lit-
tie bttofc. And ' Memory "said."" I will "teach
thee how to get. hoifcy from the book and that
; will lie sweet to thee "yvu thou art old." -
The child liecume a youth. Onco when he went
to his bed. Hope and Merr.ory stood' by the pil
' low. Ilo(e aang a melodious song, and said.
" Follow me, and every morning thou shall' wake
- with a smiled as sweet as the pretty lay I sang thee."
' But -Memory aid,ilI(iirw"'thejwoj..iefi5"
"lliaf welsliould cVtendT He shall be niiue as well
as thine. And, we shall be to him as sisters all
tiis life long.". ' 4 ;, , . ; ,
o he kissed Hope and Memory, as he was be.
-loved of them both. ' While, ho slept peacefully,
they sat silently by his side, weaving rainbow lis-
- sues into dreams. When he awoko, they came
with the lark, to bid good morning, and he gave a
. hand to each. 'v'.y.V- ,'; '" ',
.lie became a man. Erery day Hope cuidiid
him to. bis labor, and every night he supped with
11. : .1.. ..Li. . t.- .i i. . . .' '..
iiiciiiorr ai ine laoie 01 lyiiowicorre. . - .
But at last Age fbumj hjirj and Ji rood h temples
grayrm oTus eye the world seefucd altered. Me.
v mory saV by his elbow chair, like, an old and tried
Inend. lie looked at her acnously and said. Hast
thou not lost somothing that I entrusted thee."
And she answered, " I fear so ; for the lock of
iny casket ia wtyn. Somslimes I am weary and
sleepy, Mi Time purloins iny key. But the gems
that thou did'jBtivffjie-whoii-lifewas new I cun
account for all see how hrightjjiey are T" .
VhTrethryTTius sadly conversed, Hope put forth
a wing that she had won, folded under, her garment,
.. and tried its strength in a heavenward flight. - -,
The old man laid down to die, and when his anu!
i-wcnl forth, frotn the WdylbangcJ iooItij!nd
Memory walked with it through the open gate of
heaven. t- But Hope lay down at its thrvshorft ami
gHj'ly expired, as a rose givoth out its last odors.
Her parting sigh was like the music of a no
.raph'a harp. She. brent hod it into a gtortoua fotihi
and said, ! immortal bapjiiness I I bring thee a
soul that, I have lud through the world. , It is now
thine Jesus Jiath redeemed it"""--"r;:
bejbni the Rocltg Movntains. An In-
dian chief, to (Whonj importunities had-been ad
dressed, with aNyicw to induce him to remove to
hi posit ton fartherwx8tthnnrocD
tribe, resisted the application upon the ground that
""the cupidity of theNyhite man would aopit,'jrcch
evenllnaTlspot .'wevro'istant, and lliat it would
. be as well for his tribe io await its inevitable exter.
minalion upon the soil within whisa twsotnTts Anret
fathers bd been deposited.: Tho argument was
pressed, and witli a view to, render it more impro
bable that the new home towhich he was invited
the white maa, he was urged totonsent to a removal
tt) a delightful hunting ground, lcyond the Rocky
Mountains, " It is in vain," said this son of the
forest, with k mournful and touching eloquence,;
t4TiPither mountain tior fhwd can slay the march of
the peoplo who have usurped the dominions of the
red man. Even now the cabins of the white set
. tler'rn ingle Willi the wigwams at the f!ot ef those
distant mountains, and the red man is futl rutreat-
be driven to scale them and take upjiisjtb'.do ,00
TTiie otlie'rii3eaJet thf!..wlijt.ruan will fullow
11. persecute- and -destroy himrnrrtit tho Tlytng
shr ek of the lilsT oflTie l.Wlhn Ctrlhair'mne
ilplf with thri roar of the Pacific."
"" The prophecy of the aavago Chief is rapidly ap
roachiiigil Jilfilmeoi--Th' Roeky--Motmtmis-jare
no )onger9,.lKj:ietio JltftwhileJniaa!, JIo iuu
taken up his abodo beyond them and even now,
from the distant regions on the other aido of the
stupendous" chain conies voice eskiftg-that the
""Tawa which govern the rest of this nation of while
men may be extended overthO dwellers "uporTIhe'
very shores of the Pacific .A petition of this na
ture from the inhabitant of the Oregon Territory
was presented in the Senate on Monday, and the
day ia evidently not far distant when that territory,
- of whose very existence a large number of tlie peo-
- pie of the United States are profoundly ignorantj
- will claim her placo amongst the confederated Slates
of the Union. In less than twenty years, in all
probability, the whole of the territory within the
Northern and Southern boundaries of the United
States, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, will be un
der the government of aeparate sovereignties, ow
ing po'itical allegiance to the Fudoiat'tjovernment
-of thia Union. ' . ,
. -Tho mind contatiplates'almost with dismay, the
immense extent of this vast territory its bound
less physical lesourccs is stupendous political
power and tho grandeur of its position in the lann-
lv of nations, when, jn the. enjoy mentof peace vitU
all'the world, and In the careful and industrious cut.
of- h houTitiew and 1lettlrigiif"f G'jd,''tt
ahainuTve gone onto swell lis population to the
extent of the hundreds of millions, which it can
sustain lo cement its widely distant sections by
rail-roads and canals to instruct and enlightcirits
n)or.B to draw more rtnelg tnrrrThr r, llr" '""-
of political and social union, until, at length, it ex
' hihiu the whole hemisphere of North America, as
one nation, unitod fur its own welfare in peace, nnd
Whether the vices and infirmities of human nature
will allow such a consummation it were vain to pro-
Ijhesy but an ardent perhaps an over-sanguiue
patriotism, will ever take delight to anticipating it
as the destiny. of die Union, that now stretches its
undisputed territory from the Atlantic to the Pa
cific Seas. Baltimore Chronicle.
Effect of Jlfun'e. The effect of music on the
senses was mJdly and wonderfully vorificd, during
tlie mourning for the Duke of Cumberland, uucla
of George III. 1 1 tailor .had a great number of
black suits, which were to be finished in i very
short space tf time. Among his workmen was a
fellow who was always singing " Rule Britannia,"
and tho rest of the journeymen joined in the'ebo.
rus. Tho tailor made his ohse rvalionn, and found
that the slo'w time of the tune retarded the work ;
in eousequoiuse, he engaged a blind fiddler, and
placing him near the workshop, made him play cfto.
. slantly the lively tone of M Nancy Da w'son."- The
design had the desired eflit, the tailoru elbow
movnd obedient to the mcMy, aiid the clothes were
out home wiihiii the prescribed period. Scraf
'Bdoi, . ' , ' : ,: .
Xncr (iw late. VlexanJor Coirm. whoso d. -
CW.0 we niiticctJ'tM Friday, was an hottest upright
man ot strong- mmd anJ rcwiluto will. At
an illustration of tho latter, the fullowiuff atatenient
trom too .oiumnva uepuoiican u in jxnnt s " Up
to the ago of eighty or leighly-fivo years, ho had
been in the habit of taking his glass of brandy or
spirits and water daily, at 11 and 4 o'clock,' having
contracted the habit iu his early days at sea. A
temperance paper fell into Jii bands, which plead
editor. the disuHO of ardent fjririts after reading
it, ha remarked, it was reasonable and conclusive,
and from that time, wholly abandoned the practice."
i This reminds us of a case mentioned i New
Orleans. A citicp who wa a moderate drinker,
was besought by a temperance agent to affix his
signnture loan abstinence pledge..; Ha decline,
giving various renins ; at last hawever, he finish
ed by observing 1 " Well, I'm willini to subscribe
littlo to help you along. Put ine down for iir
month'' ' ; :; '. -; v ,'., ,
liam the Third, there resided at Ijww.t h a liimlv
distinguished by the name of tlie Odd Family
Every event, remarkably rihkJ or had, happened to
this family on the odd day of the mouth, and every
member had something odd in his or her person,
mannerraml behaviour. Tho hunbaud' name was
Peter, aud bib wife's ltahah 5 .Ibey had w ven chil
dren, all boys, viz: Solomon, Roger, Matthew, Jo
nas, David, and Ezokiel. '.The husband had but
otic leg.liii wile iul cue arm. S.ilouiou was boru
blind of tlie left eye, aiid Roger lost his sight by
accident. -James had his ear bit ofl io a quarrel,
and Mdtthew was born with only three fintrerson
-bis right hand, Jonas had a stump foot, and David
waa tiomp bncked. " AH these except Oayid, wero
remarkably: short, while I'ekiel ws six feet 0110
men nign at t no ago ol nineieen. 1 bo stump
fooled Jonas and the humn.backed David col wives
of fortune, but OOgirl in 4iie4wrougrri-wotid listen
to tho addresses of their brothers. Tho husband
hair was as black as jet, ind the wif' remarknbly -.
while. ,vclalJ.t :
husWhff was killed by "accidentally fallinz into a
dwp pit in the year,. 1701 J and his wife, refusing
all kind of sustenanco, died five days after him
in ttie,year:i70J, L!kiel enlisted as a grenaiher,
and alihouch ho was wounded in 33 pluces he re
covered. Rnmir, Jatiifis, I Matthew." Jonas, and I),i.
vid, it appears by the rhurch registers, died in dif
ferent places, and, wore burled on the same day, in
trreiteaf"I7ISrand' SolomoiV oiid EieWiel were
drowned together in cr stitij the Thames, iu llis
year iVW.- London Swr. - t.. .
r If parent would not trust a child upon the lack
of a wild Uorsewithout bit or.bridliylel theui not. .
permirtiirnTo go forth int' the wrld unskilled in
self-government. - If a child is passioriato teach
him, by gentle and patient means, to curb his tem
ner.'. Jf he is greedy, cultivate liberality in'him.
If he is selfish promote geoerrosrty. If he is Sulky,
Charm him. out of it, by encouraging frank good
humor. If he is indolent, accustom him to exer
tion, and trvjn Hum so at lo perform even onerous
duties with alacrity. If prido comes in to mnke
Ins obedience reluctant-subuue htm. eit'ii-r. ;y.
CTnmelTf 'nT.T5rinKTu atiorCgiva Vour chiiiirea.
the JuibU-iif overcoming tlniir 4xs'tting vteen.- Let
them feel thet they n evercomo temptation.- Let 1
them acquire from exjierience thnt foofidcri.rft.jn ,
tWffi'selvcawhkTi'p tithe practised i
nrrsoinan, even on (he botk of a high-strung steed, ;
and they will triumph over the dilfieullit-s htld dun I
grrt whith ticstt H.vai in the path uf lifo. Fr.
side jMlutHitlm, rr-- --r --t--v---'-
t ' , .
-,V -.y-; i Tim at
REGIME! FUlt A. WIND-BROKEN ilORK.
This disoae is caused by ovor-fecdiiiff. by vio-
lent exercise wVo the horse is too full, or by letting
a horw go into Vatcr when be is hot and sweaty ;
or it frequently originates from an obstinate cold
not well cured. I fie only remedy we have know a
to prove efficient lii, feed a horse on good healthy
lood, corn aud not much hay or feed lam upon
potatoes, and whenever Vatcr is given him, it thouid
be impregnated with salt petre and sal ammoniac.
V Lime water freely givenhas, in irUny instances,
cured this disease. We kno,w one instance where
a wind-broken horse had been kept in a field whero
there, was not any water except in the bottom ol an
old lime kiln, and had recovered bis wind. Tho
horso got no other water to drink for five or six
wocksj and ho iwrfectly . recovered luliu .winiand
continues ireo irom cougn. ' ,
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IFir out FicLU. Tha farmers who- are on
worn out farms have within the last two years been
pursuing a very judicious business in rewweUating
them with marl, lime and ashes. .The course jwr--wted
is to sow buckwheat firT7"wh1eTrvlirgrow on
a wjjrn out field. U'hen the buckwheat ia in blow.
sum, they roll it in and put 011 the lime, marl or
.hi'.VJWjb.eyatJley-.tiiay hn ve. U not this wor
Ihy the ixlce or Ihoso who have worn out fn-tdW
-Farmer 4 Gardener, .
The progress f improvemcpt in Inishnmlry Will
be graduated in a measure by the degree of intel
ligence which diiects its labors " It appears to hj
strange and yet wo ace it to, bo true," s.tyi tli
Rev. C. YiMing, "that the more ignorant a man is,
the more obslinatoly is he wedd id to his own no
tion and ways, the mote ready to scuir at and op
pose every thng that is new. Solfconceit and
prejudice are the legitimate offspring of igr.Qranro,
and In proportion to tha degree of ignorance, in a
community, will bo the hostility, to improvement,
and tho derision, and even persecution, at which .Ul
altempts at innovation willlie met. ' Tlie nint nf
iinprovome.uti4n cowed end even ainoibnred.
And if occas'onally a b ld g ii.ius stmales into
li. ' ..1; .-. . . 1 . ,
1110 sna exinons ins iiiveiuivn j.ovvers, ne u.'Uirus,
his peaio aiid Borrcitiloes hjs lift.""
, V hen Hargrove, less than a century nn, r.t
tcnified to tntioducefhor-pmnitv' jnni y, wl.ich Lo
had invented, I..lo tho cotton nriuufacture, he was
olitied Id fl from Lancashire, in Fnglaml, wh-re
- j he tived, at the rwkf bis life.' The. first saw-mi;'
'Jevcr erected In England, was destroyed by a mJ.
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