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Vol. Ail 7.
I, GEORGE HOWAKl),
. nll,,t,.,ed weekly. t7' 0.'rrj
v frn'' v,',"r-lf 'Hi,, in a,!v!,',,''--'
, noliirs, the "pirHtton ol fl.e
v?a TiccnttJict UUfer m ,mh.
I" -.ribeisareatl.hrlv to li icci-u i.ui ai
. liinP on uivinar """t' thereof 'd
"V rifrf-those redd!i; nt a dis
,',' r mutiova.M!,!y P ' ,,VHC: 'r
lltrf1' reference ir.th,vc.Hty.
' Wvertlsem-m ' esredjn:r lt hms.
. , tlC ineitf'i at 5 ceiiU th dm imer
" f"3 cents eacli coniiinia.icr. twng
' ,"o,e5 at that for every 1C
' ,tieneiits miut be marked the 'mm-iueilit-ns
required, or they will b
,'.inued "til other ie or.lend, and
V,plsaHr.-sed t the Mitor rout he
p.'iJ. ' ,Jey may not be wtlendtd t.
LOVE'S 'I" EST.
'!';; swc t to think there is a spot
We both have tro(' together;
rd .wetter 'h t( know 'i will not
' .- pVr fnitrot bv eithet !
Iho d'blaiict- part, or fetters bind,
tVnm. s :iU;iie thtv sever:
O'er chains and realms, and time, the
Sr ill clings as clone as ever!
"'Then let the world our beings part,
,V11 mini " ....w.
We have a spell with mightier art,
Will Duck, as mien kuiuc us;
Tis but to let our .spirits fly.
When all around is glooming,
To that blest spot, beneath Ihe sky,
Where den's for us blooming.
Blistering. A novel, and per-
: haps an excellent, mode of blister-
jing, lias been discovered by M.
Pigeaux. After shaving the skin,
if necessary, the place is to be
welted with a sponge or rag, dip
ped in spirits of wine, of from 2G
to 30 degrees, eau de Cologne, or
good brandy. The skin having
leen thus impregnated, a lighted
paper or match is applied, and
isters immediately arise, as they
do from the continued and disa
greeable action of ranlharides.
A wet cloth should be placed
'around the part, to prevent unne
cessary pam by the spreading of
G?The Fayetteville Observer
sates that the Hon. Henry L.
IPiiickriey of Charleston, Member'
j of Congress, has been invited by.
the rnilanlhroDic Society, to de-
I liver the Annual Address at the
next Commencement of the Uni
Ursity in June.
u?Ari avalanche of snow fell j
from a roof in Philadelphia the
other day; knocked down three
men and buried them alive be-!
aihii, but wiihout doing serious
r). buch is the weight of
Siiow on some of ihe roofs in New '
j oi k that the gutters have in some
stances had to be takeu down to
invent their falling.
t The Ttn Million Bank....From
J'-e exposition of the plan for a
Million Bank, recently in-
I t'oduced in our Legislature, we
condensed the lollowmg ac
wuat, omitting the calculations
'r earh of the tweniv vttarst:
1 fhicli lead to the results set forth
13 we report.
The exposition starts with as-
. o ' .J,VJV,WJ I1J iXJ uc
"Crowed in Kurooe. on the credit
- Massachusetts, at 4 per cent.
annum, interest payable there.
Calculations are then given, which
i'0w thai the difference between
interest paid by the State on
. Noney borrowed, and the di
wnds received from the Bank
p,000,0OO,Bank Slock own
by the State, will, if reserved
a sinking fund, redeem the
laie scrip in twenty years, and
t state a clear balance of
expiration of twenty
It It Klhrkiirrl.l
a':" limitation of the loan, the
State will owe in Europe the prin
cipal of the sum borrowed, 1,
04l,GG6J pounds which at 1,
80, as exchange now is reckoned
at 8 per o :t. advance, will require
5X,000,000 here to pay itand
the full sum is provided f v by the
sinking fund, leaving the Stale th
owner of $3,0G0,G2G in the bank.
The'above calculation is upon
ilie presumption thai the loan can
be had, paying annual interest,
hut if required semi-annually, it a
little more than equals the surplus
sum of 60,626. Some fractions
have been disregarded in this cal
culation, but these are in favor of
the Slate. rliostoti Mnu
TAe IVeatirr. At PMladel
phia,Tnesday nighi, it was the
coldest in that city for many years.
'The same may be said of lat
night and this morning (Friday)
at N ew York, the thermometer ;
being down tn zero at midnight,'
and this morning, at sunrise, Jive1
degrees below zero. At Albany I
the mercury has already been,
down to 18 and 20 below zero.j
This season from the unusually!
early commencement, and severe
duration, of the cold, may literally
be denominated a zero winter.
jV. I". Star.
Quaker Sermon. Verily, This
Weather trietb our patience ami
tesleth our philosophy. We like
it not, for it liketh not us. It
taketh us by the toes and pinch
eth them. It taketh us by the
nose and disfigureth it making
it incarnadine. It taketh us by
the fingers and crampeth them.
It taketh us by tke heels and, ver
ily irritateth them wiih chilblains.
Yet we find no fault; complaint
goeth forth not out of otir mouth.
We remember we are but di:st: that
snow is but frozen water, and that!
cold weather cannot last beyond
the tlog days. Verily, we are con
soled. Host. Trans.
Horrible transaction. Two
families engaged in .moving, near
Smyrna (Delaware slatr) Iat
weel', in all 17 in number, ate din
ner together. A few hot.r-? after
every individual ' took' sit k wiih
violent pains, except one person
who did not eat. Tin y all recov
ered by medical aid except Mr.
Joseph Moor,-whose stomach has
been forwarrled to Philadelphia!
for examination. It is very ra
tional supposed arsenic was sprin
kled on the dishes by a negro wo
man named Rachel Saunders, who
officiated as cook. She has been
placed ill Kent county Jail. No
cause is assigned for her conduct.
Why was not the individual, who
like Judas did not eat, also exam-j
ined? It is curious too, that the j
contents of the stomach should
be transported to Philadelphia,
when Delaware possesses so many
able and learned physicians, on
whom this is rather a reflection we
Great Racc.r match race for
32,000 is to take place between
Col. Wade Hampton's celerated
horse Argyle and Col. Jno. Cro
well's stable, consisting of Juo.
Bascombe, 4 years old, by Ber
trand, dam by Timoleon; Lady
Nashville, 5 years old, by Stock
Ham bv imoorted Strap;
and Bolivia, 4 years old, by Bo-
livar. $17,000 on tne pari i
Arrrvlp and 1 5.000 on the part
of Col. Crowell's stable, to be
run over the Augusta Course, 4
mile heats, half stake to be forfeit
ed in case of either not running.
This race excites an unusual de
gree of interest among the lovers
of the turf, both in the North and
A Narrow Escape. Sey era
young men of this place, says the
Portsmouth Times, "ventured up
on the ice between Portsmouth
and Norfolk on Thursday last, on
Skating expedition. After en
joying themselves for some time,
at their wonted sport, they sudden
ly found the sheets of ice on which
they had collected, cracking and
bending beneath them. Fortu
nately, they had the presence of
minct to throw themselves hori
zontally upon the ice, and in that
situation with the aid of a little
scrambling and floundering in the
water, to reach a belter founda
tion. They came out of their
trying situation as wet as wharf
rats, and. as handsomely iced as
Fire. The last Petersburg In
telligencer contains the following
account of a fire, that broke out in
t etersburg on the 6th: "A fire
broke out on Saturday evening
last about 9 o'clock in the back
buildings attached to the Coach
making establishment of Mr. Car
ter Bethel, on Bank Street; and,
before its progress could be ar
rested, destroyed a dwelling (oc
cupied by colored' people) on
Brick House Run, the Paint and
Blacksmith Shops of Mr. Bethel,
and ail the stables and frame out
houses in the rear of the tenements
occupied by Mr. Mordicai Brown,
Airs. Carey and the Beading
Boom. We understand that the
heaviest loss sustained, will fall
upon Mr. Bethel, a worthy and
industrious mechanic nearly the
whole of the unfinished work in
his establishment having been en
Greensville, Jan. 30, 1S3G.
Melancholy Occurrence. The
Editor of the Petersburg Constel
lation will please give the follow
ing Obituary an insertion in his
Mr. John R. Wi;l,h, a young
gentiennn of !i.;jiy respectable
connexions, on the 28lh inst. pnt
nn end to his life (in the otlice of
Dr. Tho A. Harrison with whom
he was studying Medicine,) by
shooi;;ig hitn?tlf. No reason can
be assigned for his course, save
that contained in the following
letter, whirl) was found in the
room iii which he shot himself.
"January 8th, 1&3G.
Dear Father: The cause of my
killing myself wa, that some of
my relations were always telling
some tales about me, from which
I thought thai -'1 should run dis
ti;;rt u', and 1 thought that I had
belter put an vial to my life first.
You a!! must not grieve after me.
Yoa nnist carry me home and put
me in the Garden.
JOHN R. WEBB.
P. S. I want you to read this to
the Joqorsi ur.d let my Father
hear of my death as soon as possi
ble. J. R. W.
v')n Invention. The New York
Times says: "We understand
that Mr. Clinton Roosevelt, of
that city, has "invented an invulner
able Steam Battery, calculated to
do meat service. It is rendered
invulnerable, as we are tola; by
making tin; bows and stem of the
vessel alike sharp, and plating
them with polished iron armour,
with high'" bulwarks and a sharp
roof, also, plated in like manner,
with the design of glancing the
balls, which can be dou if the an
gles of incidence be sufficiently
acute. The meaus'of-offence are
a torpedo, which is made to lower
on nearing the enemy, and be
driven by a mortar into the ene
my's side under water, w here by
fusee it will explode. There is
also a very large cannon at each
end of the battery, to.nse in case
circumstances should render an
attack by the torpedo impractica
ble. There are also mortars to
throw all kinds of combustibles
upon the sails and decks of Oppo
nents. This mode of approach is
always to keep one end of the bat
tery opposed to the enemy. There
are means to prevent balls from
reaching any part of the machin
(L7The postmaster at Jackson,
Mississippi, endorses on the back
ol a letter post-marked Januar
the 18th, that Thomas H. Dickson
was killed on that day, about two
miles from that town, by the ac
cidental discharge of his own gun
while on a hunting excursion. He
was the eldest sou of General Da
vid Dickson, now a member o;
Congress. lie was the Mayor of
ihe town in which he lived, had
nearly completed the 24th year of
his age, and had just commenced
the practice of the law, in which
he bid fair to excel. The deep
affliction of his bereaved parents
and brothers and sisters, t an be
better imagined than described.
The community in which he lived
will long remember his manly
bearing and devotion to their in
Mail Robber Retalien.Wz
learn that Richard Hawkins, who
was recently arrested in Rich
mondj Va. upon a charge of rob
bing the mail, and made his es
cape, alter committing. a violent
assault upon the ofilcer, has been
retaken in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr.
John M. Anderson, of Richmond,
despatched by the Postmaster at
that city, traced him to this city,
and having discovered that he had
gone out in the western stage, im
mediately pursued him under or
ders from the Department. Hav
ing arrived in Cincinnati on the
evening of the 30th ult. he made
the necessary arrangements, and
had the fugitive arrested the next
morning, on the point of his in
tended embarkation on board a
steamboat for Louisville. He will
be taken back to Richmond for
trial. Mr. Anderson merits ap
plause for the skill, energy, and
perseverance with which he con
ducted the pursuit. ib.
Melancholy.' 'Miss Martha
Wilson, of Effingham co. Geo.
who on returning from Savannah
with her mother and brother, had
''camped out," as the custom is on
road, caught fire in her bed, ami
running some distance before her
clothes could be torn of, the
flames were thereby so increased
by the motion, that she was in a
few minutes literally charred to
fXT5" Caution.- It is the worst
plan in the world to attempt to
run on such occasions, as the cir
culation of air thereby created,
always increases the flames and
thus makes death certain. We
know several instances of lives
thus sacrificed, w hich if thepersons
had remained quiet in the room
and been enveloped in the rug
carpet or blanket, might have
been saved. JY. Y. Star. .
r Ql7A shocking murder was com
mitted at the Planters Hotel, New
Ork-ans, in the latter part of De
cember. Several fellows who had
been carousing in the refectory
came to the bar, arid picked a
quarrel with Mr. Armstrong the
proprietor, and his brother and
the two bar. keepers, began finally
to throw the glasses, when one of
ihem, Washington Whilaker, a
gambler, drew a Bowie knife and
plunged it through the heart of a
young man by the " name of Mur
phy, who remained in the bar af
ter the rest had escaped. The
wretch Whitaker and his brother,
who was also an accomplice, were
arrested the same night.
Quite Pleasant.Wr Cald
well of Va. has invented a method
for drawing teeth which renders
the operation a very pleasant rec
reation, according to the papers
all who have had their grinders
ground out by Dr. C. hovfr-TSeen
highly gratified with his modus
operandi. The Paris Academy
I of Dental Surgeons have sent the
Ui a medal, and a New Ycjk!
burgeon has had
a sound tooth
extracted by Dr. C. merely to test
Extraordinary Power of ' Steam.
An ingenious Englishman, nam
ed West, has lately erected, on a
copper mine at St. Austell, a steam
engine, cmi an economical princi
ple of preserving the heat, in the
manner, we should udi?e from the
description, of Professor Nott, of
our country. In an experiment,
it raised 1251 millions ot pounds
weight one loot high with evey
bushel of coals consumed!
fXA fire was lately extinguish
ed in a factory near Bury, in
England, by steam! A person had
the presence of mind to break one
f the steam pipes, and upon
closing the doors the fire was ex
tinguished in a few minutes.
Female Gallantry. A fire,
which broke out at night in the
wash room of the steamboat Ran
dolph, 6n her passage from Nash
ville to New Orleans, was arrest
ed by the presence of mind of
Mrs. Forbes, (wife of the former
editor of the Western Methodist,)
who alarmed the ladies in the ca
bin, and with their assistance, ex
tinguished the flames. The pas
sengers "held a meeting on board,
and returned thanks.
t?"Judge Israel B. Grant, of
Galway, Missouri, in returning
from Fulton to his residence, was
inhumanly murdered within half a
mile of his own house being
shockingly mangled and stabbed
six or seven times, his throat cut
to the bone of the neck, and his
body bruised apparently with a
club. Though he was a kind
master, his murder is attributed to
one of his negroes.
Fashivn. The fashion that the
v,...w w. u. v.wa ...- v.
walking upon their toes, is said to
have grown out of the custom of.
coujoiug ine nair up oenmn ano i not add, "a word fitlv spoken like
turning it over the forehead. Aappesof gold in pictures of sil-
.muj ....U w.u.um.u a
combed her hair so firmly forward
thai her heels could not touch the
ground, and in this way made her
appearance in public. The next
Sabbath morning, all .the female
tribe might be seen mincing to
church upon the tip end of their
toes. JSew England Times.
. Liberia. An interesting letter
from a Mr. McElroy, addressed to
the Secretary of the American Co
lonization Society, and published
in the National Intelligencer, des
cribes this African Colony as pos
sesing aoil of surprising luxuri
ance and adaption both to north
ern and tropical vegetation. Not
only the best of wheat and corn,!
but cotton and rice, and the plan
tain and banana, and other West
India fruits, flourish in great a
bundance. The climate is not as
healthy as could be wished, but
like most of the Western shores of
Africa, the miasmata which are
exhaled from its rich swamps and
bottom lands, is the price which;
must be paid for the extreme fer
tility of a soil of that character.
The people are very temperate.
Monrovia, the chief settlement.
has 500 houses, and five places of
worship, and severaj schools.
Nine vessels, English and Ameri
can, were seen moored in its har
bor at one time. It is certainly
making immense progress towards
the colonization and emancipa
tion of Africa, when ii is consider
ed that this spot was lately the fa
mous Cape Mesurado, so well
known as a slave market. The
writer slates that the slavers are of
great speed, being generally Bal
timore clippers, and thinks they
might be effectually destroyed if
a lew steam vessels of war were
concentrated at Monrovia.
Miracvlovs Escape. On Fri
day evening last a party of Ladies
and Gentlemen of our village,
who were returning from a ride,
descended the "Short Clove" af
ter night all, and when at the most
dangerous part of the dugw ayythe
horse of Mr. Isaac Manning be
came unmanageable, and plunged
off. When Mr. M. saw it was im
possible to keep the horse upon
the track, he told Mrs. M. to jump
out, and at the same time cleared
himself. Persons have since been
up the Clove, and ascertained, by
actual measurement, that the dis
tance at which the horse lauded
from the top of the dug-way was
forty feet. The sleigh was but
little injured, and the deep snow
upon which the horse fell, saved
his life, though somewhat injured.
No person can stand upon the
dug-way, and belive it possible
that any animal could descend it
OCA good book and a good
woman are excellent things lor
those w ho know how justly to ap
preciate their value. There are
men, however, who judge of both
from the beaut v of their covering.
ITotlc to h&ve Mince Fies at any
time.- Prepare the meat by boil
ing and chopping, as for immedi
ate use mix it with a suitable
portion of suet, spice and salt
then put it in an earthen pot,
pound it down, and cover itvith
the best of molasses, keep it where
it w ill not freeze, mid it will be fit
for use any time. My wife has
adopted the above course for four
or five years, with perfect success?,
so that we have had mince pies
made from meat killed In
December, as constant in July
following as in January.
-jraaaie your own canoe.
(The sa vines of atroorl man
neVer forgotten; is, and may we
ver. same six years ano. we
present at a camp meeting
wnere Liorenzo Uow attended.
and this was the last time his; sep
ulchral voice was heard in this
of the western region,
to improve the time, we
interview with him, and
never forget the imores-
sions made upon our mind, when
takir.r our leave of him upon
asking him to preach in our neigh
borhood he replied in these four
emphatic worlds, "paddle your own
How many times since have
these words stared us, as it were,
in the face, and presented to us a
moral almost at every step in life
paddle your own canoe.
W here we see individuals med
dlesome and troublesome, inter
fering with business which ought
not to concern them; where we
behold members of the church
creating disturbance among them
selves, then it was that old Loren
zo's words came in full f;rce, and
we were constrained to say pad'
die your own canoe.
When w;e have neglected our
duty as a stev ard, and omitted to
tell what we thought was w rong
in some of our preachers, then it
was we neglected 'to paddle our
When we have refused to take
up our cross and follow our Sa-
j viour, through evil as well as good
report when we omitted our dh
ty again, in striving to do all in
our power to create funds, and
thus be diligent and faithful, we
have been forced to exclaim' 'why
did we not paddle our own ca
noe." May all w ho read this, at least
paddle their own caooes.
Titisburg Con. Jour.