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SAI JSKUIIY, N, C, MAlieil II, 1839.
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; T1IOUGHTS p.V UVYER. ; ' v ,
.i:::U-lAi.;-.r;jat' theoikikc a, tki.:
" In a late paper, headed a Lecturfor the Law.
yets" I ventured a few philosophical retTiftui on
' that itile'li'Tiit and unrlul class of our fellow citi-
zen, fcii I took the libefiy to show liow one of
their body, would act, supposing uweus Moral
Wurid lo be true Several other ideas have
furred to me uport the same subject Id which, as
I do not mean to be rery prolii, I .invitr'the read-
rr'isuei.ti'Hi, nor do I tfeprti rt flereary'lo'niake
any spol"gy to the fraternity, as I know that, skil
ful as tbey are in discerning reasons rat father side,
ihey-will find argumeunV in my favour a plenty
iflliey ishtodo so. r - ,
A, "The .nominal purpae of a Court of Justice is to
sci k lh rfa jJjui I question whether tlie truth
) is ewf ta ther places more attacked, uneered at,
. brow-bt'Jlcn, ridiculed, and put nut of countenance.
It is. the tntth w hich very Hiejji.Jhit.jni..lin4tit
j bi interest to coi.el. It is truth jhnt ivery one
' i afruni of. I-vi n the party mot unequivoeally m
other aiui., hat it may seem to contradict bis own;
iaail all the lawyers, and even the jmle, seem as
; much on the watch lo slop the witness s inou'.h, er
fjt.inutet .rley hayC'.leeff lo trmkt Jitm-
come there to oei it. I n me, one or the most
ridiculous things in the world is, a wit net's upon
Hie stand, trying (poor fellow !) to pive in his tes
timony. I lo is, we will suppose, nt in the slight-
. rs.' deijiee interested in either of the parties, and
doubtlcis, wishes them both tied tigoiher by the
utxll.'aiid dropped olfthe Mern of one of the. North
, river steamhouts. lie comes into courCnojt volun-
" larily, but drajred if Jio resist?, by two or three
somln mii'Mers of he law, who, from the mere
'-' bet of his"being presumed to know something
ah-jut lie pcnility) huL. lUUtk t tteiiii-l owtitled to
Sreat him as if he had been lroii(;ht p for robbing
atKn roostr lie is forced from nf buins or his
muflients for the jHirposo of sjieakin; ihe truth,
ud tie Sovardiy resolves to Icll the u bole story as
toon as possible, and get rid of tlie thing. He
thinks ha knows the worst. He thinks the loss of
limef and the awkartbicsa of spakin Tor Tlie ffrst
, ti'iieol hii life in psUic.are the extent of his uf4
fcrmg't " t nsuspectinx victim ! He no sooner
mmts the stand, than he finds himself at pn-w the
.eeitf rs-of a c4 rele-f-emie,-in4 liAWnty i"pi.
"tioo not Teatlfmlilre thitrf pfttohrf Irifcf Irii
iirtf jsartrr. oiop, ir.
y Second Lavyer. Daa't hi(errupf 'tli witness. jj
I Atra Lnwyrr. 1 he witness m ouriV""
, fourts Lawyer (Fiercely' and tudignautly,)
we want the tact.
'i't,TT-Lu iofijaitneas tell Lis aUtv-
II,-:. t . .. . l
iruim. i was going cown Jiaiaeu. unc,waere
Fird wtrwer.-We don't, want to know where
"you live, sir. " ; -- ;-"
' Strond Larger. That is a part of his testimony.
Third ' iy er. You can lake" the w itness into
your owa hinds wlcn we arc dime with him; at
iwent he u ours. , 'J-t , ' r-.'r-i
( W it oe turns pale. ' .' "
Fourth Laxryer. (SarcasticaHj.) Veiy well,
nr. . ' -
Vnf.-GpntJern,, I you Wl; ,jt J,,,,.
, Out of the AldermenS- Officer, keep order.
OJUer, (in a tone of thunder, and With a scowl
.m?r9 "'an oriental despotism upon the picta--Ws,
who aiuf "making any noise iual they know ot)
J-S'leiien I
" Mii.I va9 going down Maiden-land, where
flPride, as I said before, when
yi said before; sir. .
:v;' Laic$rt l brzJ. ,.:U.:-L-
Tiiri Lawyer. (Starting to his feet.) I do
. ..oiL.t-: - V -r ;"-r'- - r".-; r---
": Fourth Lawyrr. appeil to his honour, the
J'l-se, iu protect me from the im:rtinence cf this
iness. ' .- - "
, "irr wanes must , ,
OJsctr (Looking st tle aulience a gam, and in
of thunder) fVr.te J" J - - ; r
Judet. Gentlemen, il serins to mc that the b-st
l-.l. -,-
;-J! 1-fte t -the tnthrwin let lhwitnw-p4
aa i will call hmr tu order if he wanders from
" AilyWitncss.! . ." , . :,; . . ;
, " 'tcM.-YiHir honour. 1 i -,. i
Tell the plain flic? of this assault tell
oe jury h,,ty0U knoTrTrttrttrcjiieriiber you
,rLtajl'k llie-tfvt'h, the a hole tr.:th, and
"itng but llie-truthir'n4M y our voice turn
is jury. "VThat do you know of iIim atl.iir T
Tim i
for wretch riininicirM atnin. " Tli Tint
l, third, and fuupb td3ercontiuiiinto lir
swamd htm al.lhe; wh.lej.k a' pa'rccl of
- -"jus nMiug lor the clolhes some unhappy
' So f .r is he from inning a chnrjcj to i v
"J thmg. - At k-icth heil!ered out of his nv.,i-kc,lufri"l,ter-d.
realty deniruis ol u iiini t!ia truth. 1
rt 0,)"0 ",ri0 tncoaistp.Tcv : some trit!iii2. or n
f I paradox nrc-mm'ed f.r'at imre, and to ev.
-. fiiT)'l.tiiHt -a tf ItTT tit 9
""en. tf(n cmih s the en et oinuiion.
'"""nod by tliirtv ears'ofr.milar
, i .
pr;ic!ire, i.
'"w ar tipoo" oue'trrnililii'S snd
'."";''' K-thsfs i.-iow. ih-.;s
Uy. Thin comes the laugh of juiigoa$(L.jury-,-
the ma-tour of aMnnishmeiH fruri the crowd, that
a pcriou could be found degraded ami bane enough
to any that the defendant wore u little rimrd-hut,n
" W hen he ackmiwledged oubi.qiit!iitly off his gurtnl
lliat te'to&-trtaterabtg large ; riw.'Theu the
poor fellow; eore all over, and . not quite sure that
be will riot himself be sent to the States' prison, at
ten years hard labour, for perjury, before the week
- haa Tolled away, although he is the Mdy person in
t cmirt who does not, in a greaier or lew degree,
inci it that punishment, is dnrtitisned to a bench, a
few yard oft, where be ia obliged to remain to
' hear the lawyers, in tbeir address to the jury, tear
his character to pieoes with fine turns of rhetorick
and yet finer gesticulatwiia.. jniost important discoveries, eom erninff light and
--Wkatr getittemew-eif hwjwry wyfthr flrsTgraVitMidn7wero Wuf'iiawdenT."" Ilis theory
'JawJe u'",",r,M yp.-.'m .?! J.hf. .?Irt wJ. ekrriineiita.-wi;. light were, sujpgosted by Ihe
tempi, "what dues tb next iWjp,u thia Mr.lp bubbles of a child ; arid on gravitation, by 'the
KogSS,tay t Geiitkmieo bt coes lorward umJcri fall of an apple as he sat in the orchard. And it
the most peculiar circuoislam-es. A dark mystery j was by hastily scratching on a stone memorandum
shrouds hi, motive, which I shall not emlearour j of some articles brought him from the washwer-
to altogether dissolve. 15 Jt he forward, and
ile takes his place upon that witness aland, with
the open the avowed, the undisguised, the unaflec.
ted, the determined IIarlimliOnttT
enl, the injured Mr. Swipee.this foul and unnatural
asmtult and battery. You saw him, gentlemen,
hen 1 croM examined him, tremble under my eye
you saw him hesitate and turn pale at my voice."
(The first lawyer, very probably, has a voice that
vwould intimidate, a bear.? " You heard hirn statin
mer and take back his words, and say he did ' md
recohct. Is this, gentlemen f the jury, an ho
ned wfuless tThe language of iruS ni pluiu ana
simple it requires no previous calculation. . If 1
ask )outf you siw the sun set to-day, you answer
yes, or no you doNiot hesitate, you do not trem
ble. You do not say, ''yes, I. did, and in the very
next Irealh7 iio7I did nfiuT You do not at first
tell me, 1 walked ten mitcseterday, J was all
day in bed. (Here one of the jurqrs puts his nose
by that of another, anJ utters something in apnr
. bation ij lUu argument, and -4 he otncf m nods
cia head &ud -Uks at flho-Hker as mucli, as to
aay, " there is no use in trying to elude the saga-
had much better have told the truth. 1 Now, gen-
. tlumen, what does this witness' say ! He commen
ced by. telling $oa, gentlemen, that he lived in
maidon-Lano, that he was gmng Home on the day
when this ridiculous and unnatural assault is said
have taken place that he saw a crowd, that he an
proached, that be saw Mr. Swipes, my client, the
defendant in this action, como up to the plaintiff,
Mr. W'ilkins, and' give him, Wilkinvthe "!
plaintiff, a blow with a bludgeon. , But, gentlemen,
when I come ttf sift this plausible story, t you
, heard him eoiiv(x-ftland contraiirt himself.
' " hat sort of a hat had Mr. Swipes on VJ A btick
one.' Oi what breadth was the rim tv About an
inch. , lie thought, doubtless, th 1 he wus to have
" everything- his'Tiwh" way; Tiir i brouglirhpVin Ihe
stand to confront him, tlie halter, who made and
old the hat, and w ho proves lo you that the rim
was broad. You cannot morally doubt that fjie
bat worn. on that day, by bwiiies, was a broad
biitnmed hat ; all the witnesses for the defendant
swear it, and even Mr. Hoggs himself, when close
ly questioned, acknowledged that it stiaf have
been a broad-brimmed hat. ; Next; gentlemen the
pantaloons. What colour were Mr. b wipes pan
Saloons ! fUfack, said this Mr. Bogg Gene--,
rnen : I-haw-Trodnced hrserwntaloowTrrrmTrt;
.i ney. nsre been wmthetf neyww tw pnsatMMy o
4iojoUXVhirf" Ws "theretT-Yoi'
and salt.
- A cry of admiration throughout-the court room.
The officer cries order The poor witness unfor
tunately occupies a- conspicuous seat, and all eyes
are fixed upon him with the most virtuous indigna-
-r tion. - lit W eakwinir at what-saertftee- he -canl
. . . i i i
wuia up nii Diismes, unu go ami seine in rven-
a'withermg look at .Boggi, goes on.,., ., ,, ,t:
" fTurtlierroore, gentlemen, I asked this witness
to describe the bludgeon. He could not. Had it
ivory or gold no the handle 1 . He could not tell.
Wa therea ferule upon the end I Did not know.
Was tt heavyl Yes. Had he ever handled it ! No.
How could he tyll the weight of a thing which he
had' never handled,!" ( Another but of admiration.)
- " Was be personalW acquainted with Mr.Swipvs t
" No. Ha bad ever seeq hi in before ? No. ' Since T
No. Could he not tell wjiolher he bad an aquiline
nose or nl T No Washe not a friend of Mr.
IWilkins t Yes. Had lie nnf expressed an opi'uion
. this caj t - Ye s, he Imdaaid the soundrel
-Tjnght-trj-haTartepoTishamed ti" himself. Was
Mr. Wilkms hat knocked of! ? fo.. But, before
he left Ihe stand, he said he saw thehlood on the
"topof ttwpbwnMPe heifowtwdtWww the
" top of his head, unless the bat had beed, knocked
Oil rV?-- rV-T --.-: tt - - -- -
Another buz. The witness here roae aqd said,
" Mr. Wilkina took it off to thoie me."
OJicer. Silence, there I
. Judge. W iiness, you must not interrupt the
. o.m-- -l i have had vmtr torn on the wtand.
You then had ihe opportunity to say whateveryou
pleased. If you are again guilty of so great an
, indecorum I khall be obliged to cpuirnit you. '
Wtiuessi stanls stupid. - -' . -
Ojjice r. " Sil duwnl!!(in iim f indignant
rcmiiiraTJ.rtliKS1 'Sits TRWm'iTieT.rl-sc'dwIa
" at him ai if h would snap bis head off.) ; "'
I shall m.t follow the learned gentleman further,
I only "npjH?ar to every witiiCss" that has ever liecfi
bhAit'lit into a court if justice, a hether he has not
' fjjnd it i fien the most difficult place in tie world
lo tell the truth in, and whether, when the truth
wa at length told, there ever were so manv at
tempts made to mystify il ? Whether so much f
' what every one present knew in his heart to lie
the truth, could anywhere eta lirdijiberatc!y
njreted. and whether, when this poor, belaboured,
- nmtilaied, unhappy trvth, au murli lemandedr wa'sj
at length produced, tt d d not have such an aspect,
"so di'gnised that its own mother iniglit titt have
--known it?- ' ' -"'" -"-"-,, . X' '
v : -, , .. ,. .
Ma'iv f the mwl imieirlant discoveries in the
Lr'V V
rVM of science have leen the teiilts ff neeideof. anil' rare works, I was kindly invited to an mtm
T wo little Uiysofa spectaih- maker in Holland, ; led psr'icifmtmn ib all the benefits of Ibis noble in
while their father wns at ilmtier; chanced to lock stitiition. Availing mVMitf uf tlib kiutlnfw.i'f the
nt a di-tant steeple, thr'.mgh'lwo rye glssswi lr-d directors, I -snt. alHiiit-three hours daily at tho
Ijefi-rceaeh oth-r. Tl j found the steeple brought. 'hull, which with an hour al noim, and about three
cnrU ui-srer t ban o-aiul to the hp windows. .. Tlwy t'.io evening, ttudc .up the portion of the day
told their Cither onTuariiturnTrtiid "ffiecircu instance
led him to a course of expemnctitH, which ended
in tho Telescope. So the shipwrecked sailors once
collected some sea-weeds on the sand, and niiido a
llrjsto warm their shivering fingers, and cook a
scanty meal. ' When the fire went out they, found
that till alkali of these Weeds continued with the
sand, and farmed glass, tho basis of all our dinCov.
eries in slMjiomy, and absolutely necessary to
otir enjoyment." In the days when every astnno
mer was an' astrologer, and.cvery chemist a seeker
after the philosophers stone, sonw monks careless
ly, mixing their materials, bv accident invented
gunpowder, which has dona" so much to 'diminish
the barbarities of war. ; Sir. Isaac Newton's two
j woman's that tho idea of lithography first presen
ted itself to the niind of Senfeldcn
Frbra a-speeeti of GoVernor EvBrrttr of Masiiaelmset
si a meeting of the Trionds oi education, in Bristol
county.4 ..-,.'. .. i t
, It is a great mislake to suppose Tit' is necessary
to be a professional man, in order to have loisure
lo indulge a taste for reading. Far otherwise, I
believe the mechanic, the engineer, the huslmnd
man, the trader, have quite as much leisure as the
average of men in. tho 'learned professions. I
.the 'learned professions
knnwTffrrfeerrirawly-engagtj 4rnhcsediHernl
callings of actual life, whose minds are well stored
with various useful knowledge acquired from books.
There would be more such men. if education in
our common schools were, as jt Well might be, of
a higher order ; and it common school libraries,
well furnishd, were itif reduced into ctery district,
as I trust in due lime they will be. It is surpris
ing, sir, how much may be effectej, even under the
most unfavorable circumstances for the improve
ment of the mind, by a person tesohiolv bent mt
the acquisition of knowledge, i A letter hni lately
oto putinto ray tiandsvtwrln
ceptember, so interesting in itself, and so strongly
illustrative of this point, that I will read a portion 1vt hough it was written, t am sure, without
the least ,view lo publicity.- - . - f-.
" I was the youngest," says the writer, "of ma
ny brethrenand icy parents were poor. My
means of education were limited lo the advantage
of a direct schooland those again were circum
scribed by my father's death, which deprived me,
at the age of fifteen, ofHliose scanty opportunities
which l. had previously enjoyed. A few months
after his decease, I apprenticed myself to a black
smith in tny native. viUage-'rhji he 1 earned an
indomilalde taste for reading, wiikh I bad previ
ously acquired through the Hiediunvyf the society
HbTary f alt the historical work -in -which 4 had at
that time iieruscd. " At the expiration of a little
more than half my apprenticeship, I suddenly con
ceived the idea of studving Latin. 'Tliroughvthe
assistance of my elder brother, who had ItLmsW
obtained a collegiate education by his own exer-1
lions, I completed ny Virgil during the evenings
of one w inter. A fie r some ttitui devoted to Cice
ro and a Tew other Latin authors, 1 commenced
the Greek. At this lime it was necessary that 1
Jiuuld-deyoto every hour Qt4KUjjrjtmtrtp(:
A cwrioa my urcijt rsramcrjfl jnynajianu
ofwfr tmrida HKmot, when 1 was 4itmg-ome
targe iroiif whan I-could place my bo4ropen bfir
me against the chimney of my forge, and go through
with Jvpto, iupteit, tuptti, unperceived by my feU
low apprentices, and, to my confusion of face, with
adetrimental effect lo the charge in' my fire. At
evening, 1 sat down unassisted and alone to the
Ihadof 4Iomorvtwerty books -ef which measured
my progress in that language during the evenings
noihcrwintcr, , I next turned to the nioderu lan
guages, and was much gratified to learn that my
knowledge of the Latin furnished me with a key
to the literature of tho languages of Europe. :'
This circumstance gave a new impulse to. the
desire of acquainting myself with the philosophy,
derivation, and affinity of the different European
tongues. I could not be reconciled to submit my
sell in theSe investigations to a few hours aAer the
arduous labors of the duy. I therefore laid down
my hammer and went to New Haven, where I re4
cited to native teachers in- French, Spanish, uer
man, and Italian.' I returned at the expiration of
two years to theforgebriugiiigwith me such,
books in thoge languages asl could procure. When
I had read these books through, 1 commenced the.
Hebrew with an awakened desire offxsmimng an
other field; and by assiduous application 1 was en-
JUttd m a fatw wek to. read this -.languago-wUh
such facility that I allotted il lo myself as a task
to read two chapters in the Ik-brew 'Bible before
breakfast each morning i this nnd an hour at noon
being all the time that I could dovote to myself
during the day. After becoming somewhat famil
iar with this language, I looked around me for the
means of initiating myself into tho fields of orien.
liaVliierature, and lojny deep regret and cqpearn,
1 found mv progress in this direction hedged up by
the want of requisite books.. 1 immediately began
to devisoviucans of obviating this obstacle; and.
after manv" plans, I concluded to seek a place as a"
nilr onlmt4iameLhip .bound JaEurope.Jhinkj
ing in this way lo have ojiportunilies of collecting
at different portssueh works in the modern and
orients! languages a. I found wcessary for this ob
ject. I left the f irgXsnd my native place to car.
ry this plan into execution. I travelled on foot lo
Boston, a distance of more than a hundred miles,
to find some vessel bound Tof Europe," In this 1
was diappointed, and while revolving in my miijd
what steps to take, areidcntly heard of the Amer
ican intiquarian Society in Worcester.. Iinime?
diatelv Is-ut my stetis towards this nlac C, . I visi
ted the Hall of the American Anliqnariao Society,
an 1 found here, to my infinite gratification, such
collection .of ancient, modern, and oriental lanv
guaiips fis I never before conceived to be collected
' in any place ; ami, air, von may imagine with what
i . r ..... .1." f ... r..,.J u.. ........
sninimeins oi gratiiuoo i. was cucciea, " "
evincing a desire to examine soma of these rich
which 1. fippjopriuted to my studies, i!o-resl being
occujiied in arduous lalmr. -Through the
fHcililies aflonled by this-institution, I havo Iieen
able to add .so much to my previous acqiiuintnnce
with the ancient. modern, and oriental languages,
ns to be. able lo n ad upwards uffij)go( theiivwith
more or h as fHrilny." '
Plrusi, Mr,. IVasioViif, I shall be' pardoned by
the ingenious author of litis latter and the goulle.
man to w honi it is addronsed, for the liberty which
? I have taken, unexper.ted,-Iiiirr sure, by botfr of
them, in thus pinking il public. Il discloses a re
solute purpose of improvement, (under obstacles
and difficulties of no ordinnry kind,) wlitch excites
my admiration, I may sav my veoerution. It is
.rnoilgu iQmlui,
for education hung his head in shame.
The follow ing singular story, which wns current
among the English residents in Petersburg, at the
coronal ion. of Ihe present Cuiperur of Uussia, has
,cen narrated to us by a person newly arrived from
luai pan.oUufi.oauimtjj
In the early part of the yearUSSlS, an English
gentleman fnim Akmetcht iu tlw Crintea, having
occasion to travel to France on business of import
ance, directed his. course by way of Warsaw, in
Polund. About an hour after bis arrival in that
city, he quitted the tavern in wljicff he hud been
taking retreshnienlj to lake a walk; through the
streets. While sauntering in front ofono of the
public 'iUiugsii&meJ.jvj
- .01 a graveaspect and courteous dcmcunnr.jlltcr
a mutual exchange of civilities, they gut into, aeon-.-.
versaiion, during which, with the characteristic
frankness of an Englishman, he tolj the. stranger
r wlio ho was, where from, and whilber be was go
1 ingThe otheri in the most friendly., manner, jo.
vitcd hi'm to share the hospitalities of his house,
till such time as he found it convenient to resume
"lis journyaMiddingwiih;fdlliif iOas' not
"; tniprobuble tut he might visit the "Jrimea himself
in the course of that year, when, perhaps, he might
'YeiTFfi'llsThiiljir Wfurn7"'TTe"' mvilSlion'" as iiCi
cepted, and lie was conducted tq a-irjrtcne' id mnn-'
sion, elegaut without, and rich .and commodious
within. !.'.' "... , - ;,
iiJ''"'' li Iealit : or jtle- prH :f j lm Pttle,
produced uiihoundod confidence (in the pari of the
" 1 Englishman. -MTha latter hnd a small box of jewels
of great value, which he had carried about his per
son from the time of bis leaving homo- finding that
mods of conveyance both hazardous and inconve
nient in a (own, he requeued his munificent host
to deposit it in a place of security till ho should be
ready to go away.. ' At the expiration of three tjaya,
" ho pn-pared Tir hfs departure, and on asking for his
. ' box, how. was be aninaed. When the old gcullemfin,
wi'li a countenance exhibiiint? (he utmost surprise.
--repKedT-what-'twe T -"'Why; the' small box tif
jewels I gave yoiuto keep for me." " My dear sir,
you must surely be mistaken t I never, renlly,saw
or heard of such a box." The Englishman was
petrified. ; Aftar recuvcring himself a little, fie re
quested ho would cull his wilo, she having been
present when he received it. Sue came, and on
ing questioned, answered jn exact 'urfisrornvilh
,hehusband expressed the same, surprise and
. bencvotcntly endeavored lo persuade tor distracted
truest trrat:rtwaatrwmhttlktemttiitmrW
.gle Jceuuga w;rror,,asUH
at wjitejtrs -lOui put up an-1 arrival at W ariawi
ere rtfr-retoled hnrmyslehorjs Btwyr'nrMl lraflied
that his iniquitous "lost was the richest Jew in l o.
J land." He was advise-d, without delay, to state the
ense to Ihe irand Ujike, who fortuimluly at tliat
lim, happened to lw atHVarsaw. . . 'i
He accordingly waited on him ; nnd, with little I
. iiiuimujy, wa nuiiiiiinu aiifluuieuen. - ua uritiiiy
laid down the case, and Constantino, 41 with a gree-
.dy ear devoured -up bis discourse." Coostaniioe
expressed his astonishinqnt told fHm he knew the
Jew, having had extensive money truhsactions with
him that he hnd .always been rcss:ctalile, and of
an unblemished diameter, "j jlowevcr.lid added,
44 1 will use every legitimate means to unveil the
mystery." So saying, he callecj on omr gentle-
;"menwho were to dino with biirrthaf dayend
despatched a messenger with a note to the Jew, rn
'I. questinglirs presence. Aaronobeyed birsummons.
41 Have you no recollection of-having received a
box of jewels from Ihe hand of this gentleman f
- said the Duke. " Never, my lord, was the reply.
4'Slrango, indeed ! "Are you perfectly conscimts,",
turning to tho Iwiglishinan. " ' Quito certain, my
lord." Then addressing himself to the Jew.r-
This is a very singular case, and I feci it my du
ly to use singular mean to ascertain the truth is
,yuur. wife at ho rrw t!LXJPJ'iywl XW
continued Constatitine, ". here is a' sheet of paper,
-and here is a pen, proceed to write a note to your
wifo in such terms as I shall dictate." ' Aaron lift-
ed the pen. " 44 No w," said thissec3nd SoFomon,
. commence Ly saying, all is discovered I There
is no resource left but deliver up the box. I have
. owned thof.ict in the presence of ihe t'raiid Poke."
A tremor shook the frame of tho Israelite, and the
pert dropjiod from bis fingers. But instantly reco
vering himself, be exclaimed, 44 that is impossible,
I my lord, that would be dircclly! implicating my
self.' " I give you my word of honor," said Con-
.s;aiitige jn pLreacocccCe very ona m tua. room,
that what you write shall never bo used as an in
strument against you, farther than the effect it pro-.-
duces -on your.-wife, - If you are innocent, yon
1 have nothing la fear but if you persist in not wri
ting it, I will hold it as a proof of your guilt."
.With a trembling hand tho terrified Jew wrote
out tho note, folded it up, en! as be was desired,
sealed it with bis own signature 'Two officers
"were despatched with it to tho house, and when
'Sarah gtiSaced over its contents, she swooned and
sunk lo Ihe ground. The box was delivered uj
and restored to, its owner and the Jew suffered
tho punishment his villainy deserved. He was
sent to Siberia. . , . v "
f, "KSHAIU. - -;',
MiHtnplia 1'acha reputed to bo tho ablest of fill
.Ihe puhtic -otlniers of Turkey, has just delivered
Micadonia from a formidable band of brigands,
who have infi vti- l tlie coontry for upwards of four
yean. .The fn'M'ti he t0'4 are loo siiienlar oollo
be menlioned. H.ivhe.j V;int thai a y.'umij Arabi,
. an givl, bf.rin I'm tmuiv if riieod-Wa Mutia fc'a-
mik,'rtiding at Mielnik.a townoa .lhe. iiuni,. ,
f Gnwco, had secret communications wi:h i;
robbers, Mustiijilm, hnd her watched andqnei.n.i
Imt ciitild not ohtair) aiiy dinclwures., lie tin n i a
gaged oneofliis lieutctianti,nitied linm l a ou,:;
man of penonal beauty, lo go'nml endeavor to pi ,
her afli'ctio'i.:. This officer. succeeded to such a
ilegree'thnt she 'became warmly altncLed to him,
and informed him that licr real rjjine ua's i'uvloxi;i
Theresa Cernndaxi, and that she wns a niece of
lh chief of the briaaJi, '.'Michael ,Gri;gori6 Ger
run'daxi, whose triKips amounted to between l,4(J0
and ifiOQ men. .She painted in gluvin;tterms
the chnfmas of their errant and adyenlurous life,
and ur;ed Isnmel to iom ilicin. ' Ho Dreteiulod h
then learnt further from
her that her untlftQuld hold gnneral muster of
his ban4 in tletober 28lb,lu the forect'of I'heloi-.
diw. : All this'Imoal communicated to Mmtnpha,
but in order In avert 'suspicion, wont with his fair
one to the'rendcWus. ... The wily Mustnpha col
lected his troops, Wrotiuded the assembled free,
hooters, and as'therufuscd lo surrcmler, attacked
them with all his forces. The greater .nnmber of
the brignnds fell on th, spot,' preferring ileal h ou "
thn fiuhl Irt pkitturn nn.1 tart i.trtr.ini.-.i.u t,..r.iL...
A few escaped for a moment, but thev were after.
' ' iwwviwibp sv'tt TTfi lit' SI PT:ilHTI U
in the citadel rf 'f hpsiwIonKti, - Amon tho dead
were (omul the chivf, Gertnnlnxi, whose head was
doeo by a stroke from a iae.'nnd the young
' ' ' - " iiiiu y ti -vie lift-
- i i i ii : ' at t " M
tea oy a.niusKet ouii. oiusiapna cut oil the, hciuis
of all the killed, and has paraded them in triumph
UirtHighlthe luwa-The.- wretcUed- Uudoaia, -on
discovering Slre t reachery of. herloYerhaa- falle,u
into a state of complete almmlonmentand is be.
lieved to have entirely lost, her sens-es. .Musfnpha
has tiikcn,bor into his own palace, and ordered
that every care "er deplorable condition Venuires
shall be lavished on her. ; .V...: .
.a. .
J'irJIr your Seed Corn. Seed corn should be se
lected from tho stalks in tho FuII.The Hadeu
corn, about which so much fuss is beiiVg made, U
nothing more llinn corn thus affected for a long w
ries of years,. wbero two or more cars grow iijwm
a stalk. By selecting your seed thus, you will
soon bavu the' Baden earn." Perhaps tho si, i f
tho pnr itm ainntlness of th llm ktiMite
soundness of groins should be made so object of
. . i. .1 .t i e ...o.
u""-ii cure as mu iiumilht oi ea-i un a nunn.
. ...- -. - -
uy tiiKing care to bring corn lo maturity Q soon
as it is ripe enough to save, you may bavo early
corn, and tiec rcrw. ; , ;
f Avrrnivrj ivtTit nnTTrv mc? ,
... ICorrcjponiiff uce of tlie Farmer' Register .' ...
illWil Iwlr rnWvof. iomeunTfliiflL vmi IC.WCtil
able and" veritable gentfenien o Halifax county,
th-oarkWefleciot twwimd rare mnnure,
lis exhibited by en experiment in that county, a few
years since. , The manure above alluded to, is only
rare as lo the manner of its application, for in old,
Virginia it very much abounded), "The txperi
ment was as follows: A gentloman cut down tho
Erne-growth wtichtrad covered a piece of land, ex-"
nusted and turned out of cultivation by his father
or grand-father. A is usiial, he suffered thi Jogs
and brusli to lie upon tho .bind, the first summer.
In the full and winter succeeding, ho commenced
his nrenarations for a cron of corn, bv runuinr' two
strokes with a large I wo-nor so plough iti tho mm
furrow,'nne turning to the right, and ouo to tin:
left.. This trench thus made, wus filled with tho
logs and brush of tho pine trees next convenient to
it, which cleared tt place for the second furrow ;
and so on, until ibis l"g snd brush material was nil
consumed. With this preparation ho pawed over
half the land. 1 he balance was simnlv UtiNhed
with, the same two-horse plough, and well manure!
from tho stable and farm-pen. Tho crop grown on
the bed manured m the lull with pum logs and
I.m.I. u,,). .. nJJ ll.a l.n.t M,...t ..C ll.' t.i., t.,.1
was unusually rich in its growth, and heavy in it?
production, rhe owner of the corn wns induced,
from its remarkably . luxuriant appearance, t.puJIt,.,
up ono of the logdi!riug tho growing of the crop,
o see how it wn? ihnt such vigor was i ppnrtej to
it ho found ilia courtllom numlicr of littlo thread.
like roots, w hich mniniy coiitiiouto to lite supply or
the vegetable, lo have perforated tho water-soaked
and partly decayed lrunk and limbs of tlio pino
trees, buried leuw. ' ,
flerrrM rrivtrtrrrr rrtr tmntr. trjnt' Trentrrrprt rr !rp
in its general diffusion through nur Itnt, nnd in its
practical .good fleets, ns demomtrated ahove, huh
fair lo rival ihe txwislod mart-beds f lncr Vir
ginia.; and that which has been legardcdas an in
dication of poverty and decay in our Ian 'h, tiny he
mauotiio iiHiruineni 01 moir resioraiiou uoj re
covery. : ; r
V. . Vour uuedu:t.t M rv.-.iJ, 4. ... .
W here corn is fed out to cattle and other donn.
lie. animal, it is tnurh thubest, where practical!
to grind it with Ihe rob.
"Outs are more bencficiul to horde's if gmu:i 1 ;
and hay, if chopped line.
Dry wood will product) on a trmdi-rnte r-timat.',
twice as much heat aa-the samo amount of gieo
wood ; and saves much trouble in kindling firei .-.
cold mornings. To proven! its burning auy tun
rapidly, Ihe sticks should l lure. To suppose
that green wood will actually cnue more beat in
hurtling than dry, is nhifnl. : . . '
To remove too from door stop, throw-on !t ;
it will calm the ice' to' er o k uhl "l-e'i-iuio Im. r,
when it ma v ho' easily 'remove-.!.
j"nll sliouM be reguhirly fed t r; tt'e 'both ht
winter ninl suiimicr. . Tle'y will m er eat t....
much if it ' plaeed c,ii!isi:ot'y i.n them wlier;
they ca:t ott.on v m ti mo' -.i t t-.e w y
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