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March 7, 1839, edition 1 /
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U AlJStIN C. 1 FlSliliH,
EDITORS AM) PROl'MM'OUS.
TERMS OF CAUOLIMAX -
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otrtiiMofllirw m-mui-.'.;' ": " .,
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'. jverti!innU will be conspicuously" and correctly
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pttifwl, or they will nut ba attended to. '
.. ; : JfVsfli (he Knickerbocker. . " . ' ,.
EASrGaN LANbaA TALE or YESTERDAY.
j'hew are certain people in ihi world, who, let
Ju wind bin wheresoever- ft may, are; forever
nruoibliiiif. ' Urateful for nothing, the more that is
duce for'lhom (bo mora is etpocled. Half sup
7 pressed imiitennga, if the bounty fills in tbo b-ast
' ihort of tbutr expectations, constitute their staple
re piymeiit- Of fhi class w .Bob ..Morris a
teiiive of ISlueville, Riwdo Island.7 Bob was a fir-
, 'mer bv trade, and could, if he bad chosen, have
ha pyop'ity, uy a Bte.my iipmicaiioii
. ' . II tt hi. anilti in ira. 1 miir. annl iu
iwrt. U wanted money it is true, but his aspira
lion was tlmt it might come suddenly and iu one
Iminieri! hi in'Mher, before her death, bavins:
T-"rreww, i'X',"'S " """ji h
; ould, U-or9 pi'iny years, ride, iu hu carriage, the
possessor of an immense fortune. To sum up alt,
v Mob was idie.ana envioas to his oetglibors : pros.
:fpsri(y.-litilelliwkid4 lht if Jia had. speut (ha ma
-irf yeSTfat iiis ird-which ho had losr nrpwst
jug siktgniuibling, uuder :Jie porticrf(ite-(imfrtt
' be might have been as well 6fT as any around him,
ami have stood a good chance of belonging to the
honorable bidy of.the select ntea of BliieviUo,
J U:w 4ttutr colJ night, in Dtfcomber la-rK'h
was seated over a scanty fire in his miserable shsn.
"Ty, wfiicfi a i' iMiTnaiie Tiiidi.ir J ha J "perrnltieil tiitulo
" occupy, rent Ireejl The wiiids whistled .tbrougU
' the wide cracks in the sides of (he hovel, and its
inmate set shivering with cold, his tfioughlsas usu-
ilfef!m lo bwown bard ikle. ,
M Ub I now co,ld i is?" mutlered Bob,1is (eetli
chattel mg; " I shan t sleep a single wink to-itight
Twcwd'-wnded strange bif-8nw folkrrs rontons
sifh silver gjnj his jit tliuir uutiHis, and others with
claihs and pad-bicks on their ancles. - foe re is Ur
sfgsoOTbils pltMixbiag Jt.wiMk. iur
,the frost out of the gnmnd, stumbled upon
n a coal)
mine. Hli fortune's cut and dried for him, wiili-
hi saying bol, And here, am I, as gmd a
km as my neighbors, no bettor oil in the world at
' thirty years of ago,ihan I Was wheo I started.'
I chl bow very cold I 1 he cracks in (bis but ar
so wide that the wind plays' w hide and seek"
ik.. .,,i. ... .. i ..r !..
uuuuit Dili, uull'j4aiii;j,jvjiwjii.auiiiTO
""tdhdlofdii are drfiadliil close w ith their nurses fww.
i-dnvs. - To be Sure. 1 don't nav him anv rent, but
.tot iiouao cornioruoie, aim Keen n inTepair. in
ijifkhnal cold ! If the old woman's pmphecv
eun't turn up soon, I shall stand but a little chance
--. -being able to"-pnToT ItTTftloheV" "I niuf Tiave
Low cau I get ill -J'll go out upon Iba .highway
...MjoQ some ouei&AoJ -hh t - that iwitlirr
1 might possibly swing for it, w hicb would makx it
a. -Wo, ru " - ... ' "
Here the cogitations of our hero were interrupt
i by a loud double rap against the boards which
-wed-itm TTtrpcfKi-tH' a' dwrr"rTTw'
, . "Knock a ay P eoniiuned B!),'lii the snme
jnutlermg tone, but without Mirring an inch, VsomO
' traveller, 1 suppon!, who wants a direction to tho
tiveru. Let Mm find it bimstdf j I won't Jxi, bis
ymdije!" . v. ..vr ::: .'.A-.-'V
.V; Again and sgain was the knock'ng repented, nn.
hi the "uutsiJo barbarian," desgainng of obtain
r I'admiKsiun by ix acoable means, gave ihe door, or
J"tiier tlni board, a furioos kick, which burst i; in.
ullillo!" exclaimed the intruder, a tall stoot
'!LJUCiippfjl-tO-Xh& throat in a slwgg
, J;rry( as Ins eye rested upon ISob, anting quite
'otupoHlly lcfore Ihe firo-ptuce. S ( ", 1
-"Hallo, your-lfl" replied Bob, scaning-biui
Jjiia no weuoriw glance.
"Why tlie. dc ildiduV .yourvopeo t'h lio C -
Wmntrnew coinof. , - .... . ,
Becaiise I didn't choose (0. What's vour bu
JP$ .bete. T1!J. i i
" Pn-ci mis liule to do .with yon," was the reply.
. ."Ii'K.k yan here, I wautto sleep here to-nigW, uad
illing to piy you for it. ' If you like it,' well and
.-P""d; if not, vou can do the other tliina; for
tim' su p I don't tsnlge this night- ;Th it's all
" string tii'-.sirnngiT "pushed' Boa wit oi
ft. and binmiii2 4iiti it hit iictfl bc''an ery do
iVrntoly to ptAo the dying embers of the fire.
'x)b iiirilrfiiilu i!..rniiiiid h rirt l him hv dtrcr
'mm bis preiniss, but a st'coii! look a: his bizv and
. S'Uscle, convinced him that tie 'plight come otf i
..I'd best . in svieh nn .attempt, tfwnllowmg hi
mtnv-thFiTtlirfrjite graled a- reluctant wlcorafv"
r " Wbat's your name !"aked Bob.
' " w mnfcaU. 1110 Jo Jeiikiii", if you choose,
0 u.ay let it alone," was the reply, v .
" 1 ny,n continued the stranger, after a pame of
" ,ew iiiuulps, tlunng which time he had been
vainly 1 endeavnriiig to make a blnza from the vcau-
.V " what .liavu vou ftot to drink I", ,
enty of waicr in tho spring," answered
" Oil, there is, is there I' said'Jenkin-i, with Ihe
I'rof a (n ni (( HVin nn inipnrlant fact lis 1 just
w"n'diw.s.,t.,' There. Imlf dollar;- let's have
m ittu,, Wing sudden.":. ' - :
W-icic as thr-iylit Bob clutched the piecj if
-.. VT' lw 'l 'w loiiretl his guest might, change hisi
" aiij in an incredibly short space T tunc, he i
: lurched jutt, lrit) bfir-rcH)m of the Red Lion. j
" I want a q-rart of brandy wid be, raiding I'tis
"... jw-aJ an hih ! tiny in tlni ro-.m. ' " j
. "l d,iic r-died Boniface, with a wink to
ermn i.t .... t. f.. 1' -. - ' ..1.. :.. ... - .... 1'
! 1 . 1 l - '
r r iiii tt a tavern: "I never knew t!n
; 1 a in, to bt sure," replied bo, planning die half
dollar. . '
" "llillo!" exchimod Boniface, with the utmost
surprise, ".where da you r.uso that 1 I'm afraid
ymj didn't coma bom-aily' by that money; Bob.
' ' . Oil, no, no !" en the lalrdW.1 j your money
is good, Air. Morris. ' Who says I have evor turmjJ
' a customer away J" . i , , ; ;
" Bob pockotud hi cliange without a word ol com
mmit, and taking ku j-i, lurucd-his fice toward
homo. Uro.it a l)is coustHrpalion, up.ia fiiitormg
his hovel, at tbdmg Ijia visitor upou U point of
'. spiriting up the only tabbt .hu bwnojl in llio world.,
'"lldll' hprej cried hp,' seeing. dowiLpn uselJ
and catching bold of one b-g of the table, what the
cn;ut-o rei you about! ' ... :-' ,.:
".Don't you see V' answered Jenkins, wrenching
nfl the top ; " I'm breaking up this old table for Iu
f I, You shatt liave'iihij fjro at all eveuts. Douce
(ake it man do you suppose I am going to frotze I"
; Huk rosolutoly delended bis property, but all in
vain. 1'iece afer piece was broken tti, and thrown
on (o the firo iu upae of all he could do ; and witlij
a tear in his rye lie beheld the coiillngialidiiol Ins
' Ad now, my boy," Raid Jenkins,, " I'll make
your fortune in Eastern Lniids." - - ; , 7
Bob's cars were wide open-to. receive any Ihing
relating to fortune so, forgetting his grievances at
once, he helped to empty the jtigf. brandy, nnd
(lieu sal hi ui down un attentive listener to what
fell from the lipS of Ins guest, liay light Jouud
' tbem in the same posi ion ; but a neighbor bapiH-n
ing In cnl) in ths liu(3-4twe-ttei aim-use, found it
empty. Bub and his visitorwere amongejmss.
lug. Numberless were (he conjectures as !o what
. bad become of the former ; no one. of course, know
.- iiig that be bad absconded in company with any
I body Tlieinaodlord 7f the Red: LiiuT rejiiiHed,"
with additions nnd variations, the story that tiob
bad entered his house the evening previous, bought
a 'qiiarCof, briiidy aud pid lor a w the spot,
thmgjvliicb bad never kfore Jinppeucd Ubm the
inoiiKirv of the oldet inhabitant ; and for which ho
alter getting it safely; jaJus pmasesMuih- that a hv
exjiected to leave (he world (ha( night, he had de
termined bis last hours should be merry ones. As
" (his was, the mos( exaggerated story (hat was manu
.faCLtued.aC.JKiibV jcxpoiwe, it-was dwned barely
possible, and finally firmly believed, by and and all.
-SataA- hd--wmucs(ioimbly' claimetrfannpynaBd"
transported the victun to tlw inlernnl regionsr""
;,Tho bos( story, however, soon wears out : and
so It chanced with the late.of Bob's abduction.
. At first it engro-.se I (he lea table conversation of
icvery gossip in the ViIlagQ,: 1 beq it was declared
insipid by the more fashionable circles. . The mid.
die- classes ilillawed (lie-exain4er till sK-lsst-tlie-
lowest lab.irers forgut-(he'sulij-ict, or only men
tioned U as a roiiicinbraiicu nl by -gone days. - -
once, on a not July atteruoim, a snpero carriage
rattled through the turn pike gate of Hluevilie, and
urove up to sue wgn oi me ui'U iji-m. rrosemiy
there descended from it ft man dressed id (ho ex
: (reurn of fashion, Who, after eyeing bis ciflablish
. irient with evident sati.fuction, turned to the house.
.. i Hare John, Tom, Dwk I where are you all f
:; Lwdlord raidt,li.iftr
pous air:, , , . , . .. J .. .
V. " Yes, sir." . . '.
fv Hay and oals,'tbe best."
r ' Order supper immediately " "
;Yes sir'-' S5:K rrrr
n And if it oin't done in the best manner, I'll
' liorso whip you !" ".,' - "; '
. Y'es, sir yes," sir 5" and the landlord bustled
bwhv to execute bisurders. Supper was announced,
TOTdthrrtanger, futgittrg an'idjttriin'grciofCi6iu'
, iiK-nced devouring tiie various dishes with hearty
gusto. . . ,
. u Wjiat are yiu looking at, landlord V said tlie
sfraoger, pausing a moment to take breath.. ,7
At j-uh, ir.";" :-;-:;;'.
.1 ; " At -me " Why, what do you see in me to at
tract your attention I . ' ' ; ' , ;,
" Ain't j-tiuJoj inusl be Bob Morrisf
" u R jb- rt FnimorriH, Ksnuire, it" you please. I
am no long.er the, plum B b Morris; cal mo so
4ii.-lU4iirow youxHitif.4ha-wmduw. I re
r inadfi a. f irtune within six months; three hundred
' tliouMind dollars, all in eastern laud." Iloll on to
your-eye's landlord, or you'll lose 'em they' arc
inll" out "of Vour head alreudviJKeeu still about
( it- W 4bepuwm if it gn-L Vyond von, I'll.
.fit 4 answer fr your lile!. . ,-
A way wtnl Bonifncei just as Hob desired, nod
ioiu. 11 10 a iiviio'i, uiimwi wnvi ihj.iii'mi iy
cn-cy ; this neighbor (old it to anolher, who, in his
: turn, told it to a d vm others ; and b--f ore aun-"et
itras known iu every Iihi-.o in Blueville that Bob.
Morris had returned an Iwpiire and as rich as a
,. Jew. i : ' -.. . . '. ,
. l.-i.slahtiy.iovnaiio'ii upon puisTgreon, am
oaner. were bdYat I lie " lied Lion," addressed to
Robert FiiznMirris, F.-q-nre, requesting the honor
j,f his company. Cnwds flocked around the tnv
erri; the-Li m Wis never, so patromz mI. II(?nd
ubovfi hem! appi-ared at the window of ihe dining-
room, whrreinjiie rich man was seated. ' The law.
" yeriiiT-1 justitre of the f eniT-.-eirme-m'sr tripping errc
' aitothor up as they entered the bar-room in thir
bssto In pay their resm-cts. , That evening Bib
f passed" si Justice," WonnwitiidV: ' T7
. ' Have you any land for wilol inquired lh". Jus
j tirf, as Boh su mmed op proliis that had ac
.cruod In linn friMirwie speculation. "
"1 believe 1 Ime a f-w lots,'' replied Mr, t iix
Worn, stowiy, i mo Mtiin time uiawjiir iiinf
from bis KK;ket: "Here is a plan of the city of
V Guile 11, M line. L t lifly threj is ti:;tli-i k.-d.
Co.tie, I'll sell jiwi thai : V:gl't in ih'T'-n'ic of (ie
ci;.v and j i-t uiiero the 1! t - f lit Gcoi ) 'United
' North- ini.-rica litstern U i'l Ui-.ul u'-u IVrwat J-
1 1 .... .1 ... ' . .1 :.. 1
' iiig C impativ will tie I k-I," - 1 - ,'. -
v But is "ihe road finished!'' interrupted the
"jnsiieel ... "..
. - u Not q-iiie," nnswerr-d ? -Ii.wit'i a i-!--1!! r;!i ;
-' " when I ief, i!u-e inooihs , tl.-re wn t b.ll
in tm lower hu.t x'of (ho MatiM G" -e' l -
th5 (iirorooKitioji r.f t!i! conipiriv,.. fV l.r- time
it bas p:is.-il : and tiie tr rk has uteioniit'uiiy e ti
cemtii'iireil and . "
SALISBURY, N. C, 91 ARCH
the Justice, " the bill might havp been dtleuted."
" No such thing !" rejilied 1! jU, fiercely.'"' '".Is
my word go jd (or.iiothiug 1" - '
' Oh, no, no pry go on, dir." ,1
; " 1 will read, you," continued. M.rj, FX'Ziitorris,
producing a newspaper, ' a short paragropli. from
tlio Galium Republican Banner nod Independent
Tower of Freedom.". . .
." The city of Uullem is pleasantly situated, 'ip
on the banks of Nowhere river, within half a mile
of ilit- extensive water works of tiie Dnilod Sintos
Calico StaniiMiig, and North A mericun Cloth l)ye-
iug Compnny, which are now under consideration,
ud which fill iM,lMtiK M-(bMttn'r fe yafXcrdUki lo.llwswlM:iiMaettMitiid'rrth their
I'he pruposed canal of the enterprising .Water
Couijmny, uniting (be waters of tho :. Lawrence
and I lie Atlantic Ocean, will pass directly across
ine iioruiufu uounaary line, near wncre tue great
turn-pike empties in. The city itself is beautifully
laid out in squares, and even now eoti'taitwnpwards
of (en dwelling boue8, together with a meeting,
house in progress of erection. A, splendid hotel
is ulso coutempluted, (o stand on the Vacant ground
next the corner lot, offered for snb by the editor
pressiun. In short, wo venture to predict, that at
no-distant' day, Gullctn" will become the greatest
coiuiuerciai mart f the east Tbs c-.uVs are or
VhHis. The conleniplaled canal, 'the proptwed
raijroad, combined wuh the exteimive water works,
cannot fail 10 reuder Gullem a city of ihegrtntesl
iniK)rtance and first rank." , : ; ; t".'
' Now, my dear sir,"id Dob," tifilJing; up Ihe
tpppf, liarfliiiik ou oTfuiy-thiee t directly n
fvtstt-rn Moonshine uauk, which will undoubtedly
tc imm, as soon as (lie company is (ormnJ. .ISow
is your chance.-! ask but five hundred dollars:
niiy-iour soiu lor inousaua.
Do you think I tan sell it lit profit r innuired
the justice.. ' . ' ; ' ' j
? Treble your mime v jo six weeks ! W'rifsVit
till the railrond, the can il, and thewater-Tir1isgct
going, and the lot will sell itself for eight or ten
wtu .oa iva tiat ia 'minXfi if r toy (be
i,.nHi" '. -
44 1 w ill,"1 replied Bob, unhesitatingly
Then, sir, I'll give you an answer lo-morrow."
M r. Fifzmori is loiiR up hTsTaTJTndTslMhg iTfe
justice good night, repaired (o the.f' Red Lion,"
wuere, oeiore no went io oea, ne sirucx n uorgmn
wir&llie landlord for a small strip of Gullem, at
the rate of 'hundred dollars an acre, balf (o be
paid rash on (be nail, and the remainder in bond
and mortgage, at one and two-years-
Tlio next day Blueville was all alive with specu
lutioii in eastorn binds. A special meeting was
beMrSHiti it iivas oted unstjirrrotwly, torrrvest-the
surplus revenue of (he parish in tiullctn house lots,
through the agency ot uouert r itziiuirris, r.sq
Justin WWawood beoglif-kHtbn.-nnd hmg
before noon, every inch of ground, house lots, und
hero, was all sold, the purcl.asors paying cash
upon the spot. K many deeds could not bo made
out at once ; the Iowa crier therefore circulated
notice, far and oejrJJbjil-iHrly'irMoiiday. morn
mg, Jba ooe4 would be readyift oelirery. ;lt
iwaa lhea Saturday.. ..Things pasaad ittetljf !;
til hunday Httornoon, wheo Bob suddenly ordered
bis horses lo be put before bis carriage, and tilling
Bouifsee 4m- wm ein-oHly- to -drive Jiuje . dis;,
jjal&'lulLVcuu'iii ryu,! jiTtn tiis i:a I riagclud
(hen drove oft", apparently for a ride. ' llu kept on,
until Blueville had long been lost in (he distance,
when he stopjicd by the side of a thick lump of
trees, and giving 11 low whistle, amnnnppeirE.d,
whom be immediately recogoiied as Mr. Joe Jen
kins. ----- , - '-' -- '. j.i' - -;''.""'.' ''
Aha !" exclaimed Jeiik'tns, "haw did you moke
out." - - :
l, " First Tate 1" exclaimed Bob, producing several
The spoils were then divided, each receiving se
ven hundred dollars id specie.' r; '",". ; ,,
Vl And now,"wid Jenkins, we must make our
selves scarce. 1 Take tip the reins, Bob, tnd crack
away. Bob did so, and a tew hours sulliccd to car
ry tbem. far enough from Blueville. vl .
Great was the dismay depicted upon the counte
nances of all concerned in Gullem lanuV ben ihey
mthered ab.xit the M Red Lion " 611 Monday morn
ing, upon i'oing inf irmed by the landlord Dial BJlj
had a ecoud time absconded. . : .
hri"-tonhcr." exclaimed Justice Worm-
wood, " my five hundred dollars and lot fiEiy-three
are gone with fum.
I'he p irish fund bas "one to tbc devil !" growl
ed the oafish clerk. - ' " ''
: 1 rdndl'iltri f ay TiT? Ka'rd, atiiarcWeTojiiy
fifiy. dollars!" tchoed Bouif.ee, of tho "Hod
; " Well, wo always pjcdic'ed bow he'd turn out!"
said a uniiiler, who hud been secretly envious, thut
they were not able to b iy lots in uullem
1 Ins then, is the re msoii why I'lueville never got
ahead. 1'his htllo circuinslaiice imt a dainiwr
Idior is an outlawed personage there; and to this
day, is intiabiiahls cannot hear Ihe name of" Eas
tern Lauds," without involuutarily gnashing their
tenth;, :u" v:- r
They sw'akof tho a,bve transition but seldom,
J and invariably as " dead shave.
A century ago, J'curlt and tlie Pearl Fuirriet
Were a m;itier of no small importaoee to the com
merce of the world. Tnry were found in various
farts of the world, but more abundantly iu the East
ndies tlian ei ,ewn re." 'i bis branch of l.rad is
yet prosecuted, though le?s exttnsivety than for-
j !.. -, . . - , '
j . Toe Pearl is found in a testaceous fish reacm-.
J blmg an wyster and is uf Ihieo or fiwr timesits
I size. " TVy are. throughout the whole substance
f of tha oysicr in the heart, tim oval that covers it,
(liie i-ircuhr nntwdes thai luruiiuate. in tbo stu?
jin.ich: and, in g.jneraU m all the flealiy and htuscU-1
Hons parts.- Apparently, they are formed of a dis-j
.,mo t-f the li-1 out of jniro extravasatod out of
umk-11 ves-i-ls, and lodged; among the inembranei,
The Vahie'i f parls C(hims1s chiefly in the lustre
r isnii ciuimeM-ot t(ie coiorw iucd jowewsis cau 100
v-a'rr. lhr.re are some, whom) Water, is wtiite.
which sr.Mnost esteeued fV Euroiwan; olhoril
j.-Uow. aiMLfrmm' black, lead-odor, cVc..
pa w w m m
Jenrs, and noimMiinen (ho wliite will turn jtliow
and SjmuI in 40 or 00 years. .' . Tlify are found per-
, fectly pulislicd in tlio aliy-- of tbo sen. Tnine
of tue l(irgtl sizt., am culled jtarugont, and Clio
pstra's w.ia of, (his clita, ond wa wortli i-'iV'UU
sterling. FliioJiaiw hud (wnrlsand t-t a bih
value ojkiii them, before tbo tlmcovory of Airiiiricu,
and iba Sjianiard found ihum m sbuiulanco ; but
their water was generally smoky, bv reason of tho
. firo oed in ojwuuig the sbi-ll. ' IudiaiHase
extremely expert u( diving for, these oyster, and
will soiiwiiniifs desct-tid 3D. o.r. 4(1 loot, ti.id remiuii
under water lor a length of time, that aiipoar i ft-
activ.ty iu that element
The pearl ousters are usually found attnehod 10
rocks, and it require some exertion of strength to
remove them ; somctimes'the diver has a rope fus-
' tcuod about bis body, the other end oi which is held
by a person io the boat, who assists the diver in
raising himself (o (he surface of the water. Tho
light :n the water is so g real that the direr can
. see nearly as well as on land ; and when he per
ceives a shark inviting his ucipiaiiiim.ee, Ins bod
-cUifonco is io joyle ths. watur, vintil- bo cau inuks
good his retreat. ' And it is surprising to-wiltwa
the courage of these poor savages in plunging into
the set, where sharks are so extretndy plenty, and
eficn seen.'- Yet such is their dexterity and ad
dress in the' water, that they rarely gel caught by
(bat monster ; and somo profess to believe that the
. shark will llee from (be Indian and dreads dti en-
coutiter. Htlk-it'ro'ccr, .y -
' -,- ;-V?: -,v SOUTH WALKS.
v We extract, tho following from an excellent ar
ticie iuihe Jast tluarterly Review.
. Tbo eflect bl Europesn colomfation -opon the
native black truws bas been, as in most other new
countries, an itiiorious ne. They are unable to
-fesistjhe (D,iiiptaiion tf. spirit's with Iwhkh the
white men supply them prolusoly ) they are averse
to labor, and seldom continue in an affneultuml
servieei.I hey a.re,bowover,exceUtuit morksiuen,
and are sometime employed as conxlabUs in aid
of the police, 011 account of the acuieness of sight
and of scent with wicb they hunt and trace down
-fugitives. ". Ao instance of litis keenness'ts asid by
Mr. Martin to buve Occurred during his stay in
iNe-w South Wales, under the fbirowing extraordins
- ary circumstances -t
" A settler on Ihacreat wejiern road was miss
ing from bis srca liru). ' Hi convict overseer
. gave out that be had gonuufl privately lo Knglan J
T and left the property inhis lcarot This was thought
extraordinary as the settler was not in difficulties,
' and was a steady, prudent man ; the aflair, howev
er, was aTuiosf ltrgotteo, whonl, one jiiturday night,
another settlor was reluming with bis horse and
' cart from market' Ou arrivnic St imrl of llm
oncaoii tlie road sideTSeaf the ArnV'of InraTisI-nT
neigbbor!jie thought he saw. him iiilmg on the
fence ; luinicdiuicly the farmer polled up bis niaroi
hailed his Inend, end receiving no answer, got out
-of the cart, went towards the fe nee, His neigh
bor (as he- plainly apjiearcd la be;' quilted the
fence, and crossed the iield towards a v pond in tho
direction of bis home, nvtiich it was supposed he
-r-'tf!i7l itiiarfift;t "r'ttia fcr.vtt-iI.i-in.ti-iT- u-m-iTO-
.muuutcd bis cart, tad proceodod lunne- T'lie next
morning he went to his neighbor s cottage, cxpt cl.
Mmbul Jie sa y Ito werMerTwho
r-4eugbed at Thtf-slwyy -and tsaid- that hWTrjJtrtCfJ' as
, 1... u.'. : - 1.. . r 1.... .1 a
. uy oui uiiiu near me snurvs-oi i.niauu. , ,
-The-circumstiinco was air inpxphcatjtcf Itial i6
fanner went to tho nearest justico of the peace, (I
- tbiftlt it was-llte Penmn- bench,) relntcrj the -pres
ceding circumstances, and alJed that he feared
. foul play bad taken place. . A native black, who
. was (and, I believe, sull is) attached to the station
as constable, wits sent with some of the nionuted
where the latter thought he saw, the evening before,
his deceased Inend. .Tbo spot was poiuted out to
the black, witjiout showing bun the direction which
' the lost person aparently look after quilting the
. fence. . On close insiectton, a part of I lie upper
. rail was observed to be discolored ; it was scraped
. with a knife by the black w.ho next smelt at it and
. tailed it. Immediately after he crossed tbo fence,
. and took a straight direction fur the pond near the
'.collage ; un itseurtjic) was a scum, which be look
up in a leaf, and, after tasting and smelling, be de--boMdjtlo
bgJLwhjte man's fat." Several limes,
somewhat nfi er the manner of a bloodhound, he
co-irsed round the lake j, at last be darted mto the
neighboring thicket, and baked at a place contain
ing some luose decayed brushwood. 0,i leinoving
vi liwa- llM sWa-ibe-rsmrod-of 4tn-nnket- iti'
lo Ihe earth, smelt at it, and then desired tho spec-
tut.kl-d Irt Alt lliOro Inutitlllu .rt.,l'i.uM l.b.u.i.
irom tue cottage, and. the body 61 the settler was
-found, with Ins skull fractuied, and presenting ev
ery indication of having been some tuna immersed
in water. The overseer, who was in possession of
Ihe property of the deceased, and who bad inven
ted the story of bis departure fur
o jail, and tried for murder,
foregoing circumstantial evidence formed the main
proofs. Il-i w is IooihI )6Uy,euitinceil lo death, and
.proceeded 10 the scalfdd protesting bis innocence
Here, however, bis hardihood forsook bim; be
acknowledged Ihe murder of his late noisier ; thai
he came .behind, bun when be ...was cn-ssing lhc
i'- tdorrtical .rail wr-whieb Ihe-lartfler'fawietr-.hir aarart
the deceased, and, with oun blo-.v ou tho hoa l,
killed, him dragged lite bo ly to d.e pond, mid
1 Ihre w it iiilbui , after, Horn;iiys look .it out
.again, and buriod it where if was HjuoJ
.,- Mather 7f. lie had the greatest readiness
at a jhjO or repurtee; and iiwny instances of these,
and ot his aureus! to hum or, aro si ill related. A
few of thorn will divu nn idea of bis maimer t ' Af
ter his trial, ha was ,tentui)Cd lo confinement iu
: bis house, and a guard was plated over bun.
- Tbis was done for a short lime, and then the guard
... was removed. ..... Uu some lurther complaint, sen
tinel was again plttu-d over him - He was soon
freed, and no turlber noticed. In speaking of these
tra:waeii(ni, lie said "lie. hid one a guarded, re
guar led, ait-i ttureiraed. Directly opiKsuto to
' his houe, still Hiiiuding at the a'h'le ot Nassiiu
tire jt, wlije!i was' f irioerly witbout pave-itentt there
was a vijry bi-1, slouch in wet weather. It bap
pened One dty tlisl two of ibo 'svdeclmen who bad
tiie eire 01 th" s. t -?n, .drivm-r in .a clim-iv i
NO . XXVIU. OF VOi.. XI v
(AU mom nv.v:Ar;;.v;.Tv;7.)
mud to exirirate their vi-6icie.'ii. t,.s ci
out, and ipakmg a veiy rt.ijxt!ul bow, e j'i 1, " G. -llcmen,
I have often coinjiiuiiMsl to )ou of ti,i n,,,
siinco wiitioul any nttentmii b.-ing ( hid to u; t- !
I atu very Lippy lo.we jou stirring iu ii,,s u.nu.r ''
now."- Iu the year I?do, uki txuaoido-ary
ob.-cuiity pervddi-d iiieatin.u-p'u ie, 011 a pjrtca. r
day, which is bIws)S designated as "ihecirk d.iv."
Tho darkness, though jktrhiipj not ;i, r tU;
wlui hiipsns lot one d;ij i r tsui, London -J.:, -X
every, year, from au uai..i'.:.ili.,ii 1'4'iog orsu --ol.c,
exciieuBstoiiishiiieiU ailllig peopl'J Ul-i'UnllM' d to
a clear atmosphere, audj to some timid n.toos a
grnsl (JeatOf atu'iffii;'A ijiJy Wiw''as"a' iK-t.U.r
cf die Doctor, thoug! ubve ihij jper,tri'u'u.tt.-i
herself, yet sent her son, a ynungdad, n',i i.:t c,n.
plimenlK lo him, to kiiowiif he could acccnim f,r
ihe uncommon appelant er of the il.ry. Ih an
swer was,. ,MMy dear,'lu will eue v ur com-
plinieulsioyotir nmtnnm, indlcii i-i I kui as imu li
in the dark as be is." A ttr fr...m LoiJ-i:i ut 00 -ht
out 3U0 sla-et lamps for, .lie town u -Bw:m. " Jt
Chanced thai 011 tiie rune day 1 li-milo in-uh.r.
who wis a new light, with Vwrak n.ir.d and wl.i.
wng wonw is llui was tw -ry pk-of, t n)k :d t
see him. Wm!,iu' to w-t ill of the vin. ..,,.
asked, with a tone, calculate! tu evciie curioMtv.
if slieard4hoM4s.'Oar iw, mar LW-;ofl
whatDcm?" " Why, three hun.!red new i,g!,!s
have corns over in Ihe hip thi ariived Ibis mom.
iug from London j end tho lt;tmen have h ly
ordered the,,, 0 I put in ir ,.; uiiuieJuiKly."
111a visiter at Micejiurned.awaj in great ma-iv
tii iuas7e furrier inuolfies.' AVpTrin with'iios""
disiK'Mivn. la sarcasm must stuncft4iMs x mn-e b r -.-
soil lo retorts of the same deeripiou, as ucr-.iion-ly
bapppened to bim. , Having pid his addre- AS
uimuccessfully to a lady who att-rrds n.arn. J a
geiilleuiau by iia.b4 f Q.m-y , iJ(.- Dort
ineeiiiig her said "So, madam, itapriiis ji 1
prefer a Quincy to a B)les." - -,'ir if tin 10
bad been any thing woiso iliaa h,W, God wunM
-iut baveallliclod Jub wuh tbem.' Um)o Puirr,
was used to say ho was shove fdsc rejKirts ;'iiid, it'
they were true, bo -had more n-ss-si u bo -;gry'
with himself tbaa with ihe rt later." ipriuxr '
. "Ho that administers either correction orre..
.tuiw. uuui inv iiriett:-iit Jwtf-f-H-ir, IS tl.l-
oietome jusi anjcu:iing rolurt, rJiysiciuu,
thyself." .4itoywoii. ; - . ;
. u The mind that doe not ran upon a level, is al-V
waysin danger of beiiig'overlurned." Jlril r
M The nieek. andthe" geuile are more exrcllei t
than the passionate,' be they ever so greal or evor
so prospcrous.V'i ,4a'i'riot(i... i-L-- U-.
He that it stow to atiger li hotter lliao tbe niigli
ty and be (bat ruletb bis apirit, luau be lost lak
wb t,tay JVpr. xvi. : ..w.
"Some nwu are not only angry at tr'.fl.-s, hit
are enraged at what ought to prtHluce btu grat'i
ludu and ploasure' AnanymMt. . ,
M lie that is soon aivry with auolhcr, ha jut
rt-asoQ to De angry w itn himself. ' Aiionymvus.
' ' 111' lllt ll.ufU 111 llm '.it-i'l I,. n... . :..nnua
rostoth in the bosom of fvmls. r.
1. ; . .'
i-dispule is like an ie.q-.ie, liAr-e in
du.y"'tuaJ. It'raisrth iiriaRh durst in theeresof
-SUB 4UHMIiStIMMljy 4iM.V"U.'Mt.-MHUia-.MSSVaM.
)'i',r:i m'.l iVZ nit i ,l Tii' ..1'. . " - Ilh t V ..) .
you plesse.' h uitamf ijari ef -iktiwv.-'-
lhc tWoxiotttwsi'or'ingerriike Uiat of the
grai, shews us to others, but hides us from our-
elves i-we sniuro- our -own- r 111 in i h K IS ,! '". .f"
the word wheo we too eagerly delend it." JJrr.
C. CMmU Many Tkitigt, N " .
" Anger- is a aword with two edges, it wounds
tha persons whom it strikes, aod those wbi us.- it t
iiie iittlsr -ff u smisv taHy"" "
When wo consider" the tuscep'ibiliiv of l'i
youthful nn ud to receive Impression, and the bale
care that is taken, br avast majority of thns who
are the guardians of tlie infant mm I, to i.t.j ji t a
pro)er influenci- when die, impression is mosi 1 ay.
ly made, we ought rather to wonder t vintm
and morality, than at die vtee an l wU ke.iues of
Ihe world. 1 hero are but few v. ho do but a -rcc
with the Poet, that - .
Just is tlie twig is lent die tree'a inclined,'
but bow few (here are who trouble lie .u-U t j
give the twig (he proper diret;l!ia.TTbere is 'iw-
11 me when the mind is so susceptible of imprcs
sum as. in' infancy, and yvt with a vast luajonty
thera u nojuue jUteaj&ejtuMi. more wskeftd.
I is then without prejudice, uee from false ihioci-
nles and erroneous oninionu. and well A-JouLi it I
lor many if it could remain hu But ihu miod was
never formed to be iiiactirc.' Tiie first n.il.u-uee
that is brought to bear utMn it, u-.ally makes a
deep and abiding impressn. 7 How eay would it
be, in all cases, to give la it a direction ilut !mi!4
lead lo virtue, to UM fulncss hiuTIo hsi;noes : b-.it
ow-ffftfrr- d'n-s 1 rtiaticr," (0Tf:rq 1 ;irytrn..,t-"
guardian, give la it an iniwlse wuieh bears it ou
10 Vice, to wretchedness, and to inun.-rj ;
,A Will EitallUKeJ Sgs:c.--k(wr ar q oinn-
kniw'ed of bis si!-, nothing sortlxtu iliy ijs'
the firmer in the-r nrofiiablu IiiIj nr. s-t a mn'A ren.
taied--irt'-werttBaii7d. Wir''"Inii" 'sf -
tern be ever so iniperf-.r.L.yjtiiti- t;-t!ar t'i.i-i no
sjsleni at all.W iiiiont rfgala'i wcm of d n
business bis p!ari aiii itArucrto:ij are evei b'lUi
ing; bis furee always at a stand 'wit 0 ut per-
ticular instructimis ; Ins gr-ir ts out of p;ice; bu
tools lost, and every tliinj rdimi.-.g lo couus, n; Kas'
be is ever present a id twr giving iai'trui;?;.'!-.
Much time is thus I. st tr, I ii..-iny th.: ; u-t i-y.-e,
sod done wrong, in the inexflicuWd c,i.,Lui n ic
soiling from want , oi 8 We'd di. -. J lyfl'-n,
W ttb a -svstem well nn iTHt''si, by b !h ru;i it r
and strvii,it 4 he- work g o on m,vfhlv, tue s-;m k
is regularly and well W, every tiai eiluui, r.hcs. !,
axe and hoe. ibas jts plitce, ani til tbiis are tak.-o
care of in a proper manner. $ju. CutiiejJo!.- ,
Vartnip jAtivri are stiid to be j-Vi .-.n.is..Tl.':i
is very likely, a the root of tho d j-arsusp, Ue n
which tho esculent was obtain? J by culture-, i a
deadly uoioru'i' ith;ii er recently fp-'f ivc!
into the Philadelphia Jt-.s,ital, v-b-i sere x-. ' -' !
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