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TUCSOX, AllIZOXA, OCPOI3ER 20, 18o0.
A WKHKI.V IMl'Iilt.
DEVOTED TO TUB flEVKUAIi INTERESTS
J. IIOUAIII) UI5I.T.S, IWItor.
Thr Dolliu per annum, In irlrsnet,
r.ATBH or AiirrRTiniHa:
One Squirt, of 10 linn, or less, one Insertion, tl to
' " " " tbra " 4 00
" " ' " " one quarter, 10 00
" " " " ' one roar, JO 0
All cormnuniotions and business letters matt be
ddrtssed to Tn Auioxux, Tonn, Arisen.
Eii.ii i .:iio.s.
TJioVirginin Index is publishing n series of
interesting sKctches, uy Mr. 1 nomas Chase, of
unesiernetu, ot " Jbe J.ife, Character and
Time of Paul Jones." They throw much
light on the character of Paul Jones, and give,
we doubt not, a most faithful account of the
famous battle of bis ship, the Bon Homme
Uiobnrd, with the Serapis. After stating that
the ships were locked together, which was ef
fected by Jones, because he saw that to keep
nffa fair gun shot, with a new and strong frigate
like the Serapis, would never do for such a crazy
old hulk as the Hon llomrue Itichard, Mr.
Chase proceeds :
The woiking of the big guns had been sus
pended during the time of lashing the ships
together, but was now resumed. Of course
neither ship could use but one of her guns on
one side, and these were nearly muzzle to muz
zle so near that those who handled the ram
lods sometimes hit each othr. "Fair play,
you damned Yankee I" an Englishman would
exclaim. " Mind your eye, John Hull, or I'll,"
Tho firing was not rapid, pnrlioul.irlv on
Jones' part, for it could do the ships no hurt,
except to knock the guns about a little, and
knock oft" th gnnwlisles, and occasionally raise
n cloud of splinters from each other's decks.
Jones and his men kept a very sharp lookout
that Pearson and hit men did not cut the lash
ings and sfver the ships. .Wther of the slrps
were damaged " between wind an 1 water,"
four could they now be bj any use ot the big
puns, lioth had men in the rigging doing all
the mischief they could. In this kind of plar,
Jones had the best of it; for his men were more
terrible, and his spars and yards were louger;
still P earson houI.1 uot surreuder, insisting that
Jones ought to.
Capt Laudais, with the Alliance, came up to
help Jones, and fired a broadside; but of ne
cesnity it hurt .Tones as much as it did Pearson.
Jones immediately cried out, Capt laudais,
lotus nlone; lean handle him." Hoth ships
were often on fire, and as often was the fire i
extinguished. Had it not been for the men in
the rigging, this was one of the safest sea-fights,
m far as those on deck were concerned, that
almoit ever happened 1 mean after the ships
Wrrf tnJlTlAfl L,iTrtlllr Tim ll.ul. A .1 ...
would go clear across each deck, and the men,
by keeping a good look-out, could avoid being
hurt, only by stepping a little aside.
Had the lion Homme Itichard been n new,
strong ship, as was the Serapis, both might have
lain there and burned powder and thrown shot
until they rotted, as to stoking either with the
..n, f k ..k Tl... .1 . r It ,.. .
u, uii tur. ihii mo uon nomine rtich-1
ard wus old and rotten, and was leaking badly 1
before Jones made her fast to the Serapis; and ,
thus fast tho strain upon her aguiust the other i
ship, and from the explosion of the guns made, ,
her leuk vnru mil it ntw:jn..i .1 .
. .. n(M MUb BUV U1U
erv loner iro dnv
Some of Jouos' men and one of his officer !
tol l him she must soon go down, and suggested i
a surrender. " You never mind that ; you shall I
have a better ship to go home In," said Joaes' I
pi. atantlv. Jones and all his mer, and Pear-
on and his crew, very well knew that if the Bon
iloiuate Ilk-hard was about tu sink, she would '
capsize the Surapis, and both must go down to
gether. It was, therefore, IUmly to be a tret
between Jones and Pearion -which, for the t
of saving himself and nen from a wattr
grave, would strike first. !
Bat Jones Had twoomet so a ewsta-nmi wl.i, h
WM owaLnaiv seiisilsflil lie n-cn-iK sent
'l tli !' i Ir !
ing, and at a given signal to rush on deck, and lUsJIOr.Ulli. Jit-lttllic DlMimor.V. I ad gave tho fan a dinrt, quick motion, then
he would lead t hem on lo the deck of the Sera-, onp ,ttorHy would pass over to the other, both
pis, and clear it So Jones men seemed to One of the startling discoveries of the nge would win. 1 awav no if in plnv, and again re-
d.mli.isli, thou-li not very fast until ooly about m jst ,ccn mni nnt itg effo(,u tlirn. a plant with some dowers stood in a
thirty were left on his deck. Pearson, suppo, , j ff , f . . . -nnn0, bo fore. pot near at hand : by gentle movements of ll.e
ing they wore killed or badly wounded, ami that commercial anniw o the world cannot be fore- j. tJ)(, Kulo aiaTPt wrre ,eJ to .
Jones uiuit soon strike, was thrown completely We allude to tho late discovery in tho nnd then their delist ' how they played about
olf his guard. This was Jones tune. Giving process of making or smelling of ,now metal the leaves, sippe d the flowers, kissed each other .
his signal, his men were ready in an instant, called the Byrne Ore or Byrno metal, which ! whisked on" again with the airs and grace of
"i"? nt "L ,? I0"1 7'"h h" ioa1,jr, '7V1' has been named after the inventor This new ' l butterlliea ; the audience were in ocslacies,
nished like hell hounde" upon tie dock of the T" "nm "lt" . "!fW and young and old clapped their ands will.
Serapis, killing everything they could reach, , stalls of such a nature that either an imita- ,hntU rbe exhibition ended, whe the obi
and in a very short time would have killed Hon of gold or silver can bo produced which man advanced to the front of the i-ta'-e, within
everyth ng on board; but Captain Pearson, wou,l frf. detection bv more than nine-tenths arm's length of us all, accompanied by bis
next breath ordered
This was in the night
" ot the dealers in wares innnumctured of inirn tmiL'ic niilteruics. llial even in the on air con-
LnptAID Jones, 1 surrender, at the ,,0U ,iiVM. mn,l ..l,.;,l;n. nf tinned to r.lav round the mnrrieinn nnd his fiin
taking his sword by tho blade and , rt,;. llew discovery i. tht nl ii, hin .r, nl,... As a fe.t of lenvrdBmnin it washv far the moot
he hnndlo to Jones, and with the i ki n. i, : r....i...r f i.i;m J
The next day even
the Colors to be UlkeU wtM in wMnh anA n attune ont, 1,n a,f ' tniiat renllifS fin ilnmnli amnllt nf tirfi,tiA
mis metal is iieing used now in the manulnc- macuicvoii t Mayattnt.
I tare of watches, rings, pencils, spoons, forks, . , ,
ing the Bon Homme Richard went down head , heads for canes tootbcks, pens" table setti,
foremost. Thus term.nate.l tho strangest naval chandeliers, and in fact everything in which
fight on record. Pan! Jones took the Snrapn, ;,, Bnd gir1lB, been irsrl heretofore; and
uuk unn.u c.rwM u. ui ituiumu . W,Cn it is understood that this metal was sold
Anecdote of I'liii'lc!; Homy.
t.cftor ol'3Ir. XVolmtor ti h JJtily.
Vory many years ago, an ejertment snit was
, 1- '. T 1.. .
in tho manufactured state nt two dnllsr. nn I UTmSal m i'ouaon cmm7 cou" m roTOTar n
ounce, the immediate revolution which it is dos- '"B8 on1 valuable tract of land called the Fry
tined to produce in the commercial world can inppan. It was a contest between two brothers.
, , , .. . ,., , be lmr,,al,y coheeived. Tu weight and general The ucfendant was calltd Blaze Carter.
l-anman s forthcoming private life of Daniel 1 appearance are preciselv like those of gold and 1 mi i . j i r ir
Webster contain, the following letter. It was 1 4, thus niakfng it Without doubt tl equal ,
rcolution his awful voice hud
and shook the
now that the
storm of war was hushed, he was engaged in
mmense crowds tilled
and the streets to
addressed to a young lady who had been spend-1 """f , . ma iu.a,'ul'M;t.llro e'F die. liuriog the
mg a social evening at Mr. Webster's house, tain; because it will "not change its apiwurnncc ?,ch.?cd "cros" .,h Aaf tt.n
and on account of tho rain had subttituted a ! by use any more than gold or silver will, and "n,,,h rom' t0 ' " tn,lt; "nd
not to much wlien ulloy to auv great extent is 1 " ",. i:, , ,
used. We ay that Uns is a startlin- discovery, 1 1C str,ft; ?f the fo,rum- '
1-ecanse it wilf in a great measure .iTsnenso with COaT '"'"v0' ,the
borrowed hood for her own bonnet and the
note in question was delivered with the bonnet
at the residence of the lsdv, by Mr. Webster,
while driving to his office the next morning
llostuT Mornino, March 4, '44.
My Deak Joskpiiixk. I fear you got a wet
ting last evening, as it rained fast soon after
you left our door; and 1 avail myself of the re
turn 01 your ixtnuet, to express tbe vrtstt tl
you are well this morning, and without cold
1 have demauded pnrliauce with your bonnet;
have asked it how many tender looks it has
noticed to be directed under it; what soft
Ml I .1 1 . I I I- 1 1-1
the use of gold or sHver in the manufacture of w,1Ines "'T mB 'T
jewelry and other articles in which these wl lc ... u
ciou. metals have heretofore been used,' i , '"f1 ,h.e "T ,c,al,n' 'f J'
consequence of which the supply of these mot 1 nd TlT . f n r t, n
-i. .?ii i. .1 i-V .1 . lr' The defendant s counsel were John JIarshall,
which will be to increase their u.e in enirnu, .voun' hut P"'g unmistakable prooft Of
j j, ., . .i 0 V: lus future irroatneas, tic
- , ., - I mmA m nMu.HJi - . i . His ruiure HrroaincsB, poivor, hiiu leHr.uriir, .in-
nth that LMds, corresponding increase In the volume of I ,.,,..','- A .im,,.
money in the channels or trade, wluch must r, . . T , " . , ; .
advance the prices of all ki.ds of merchandise , "8"n " waf ll" he never
in like ratioP When we can buy service of " & feL." i""
plate made of metal which represent! gold in ! 1,mD, Undolpli. once Governor oT A irgiftln,
1 .... .J. . !. 1 anrl n ritf inrrtiinhnrl tnemher nf thn lnnvftntlfin
lor two dullarsan I u a . ro..-
:, most glorious Adminis-
nvor Saw ; and lastly, Thofi.
ria, one of the best men of
respeclalilc before tne court with the
words it has beard, close to its side: in whnt V,"T particular out its valu
instances nn air of triumph hn eansod it to bo I ounce, while wrought gold is worth about eight-1 ;) hrillca, jes,
insseu; anu wnetner, eer, aim wuen, 11 has ""' uuutu, o. i uusj 10 x:reri uiai tT.(;01) j, pountrv
iiuivi-reu iroiu irumuau emouons, prcceeuinff " fci' nr,iunui, ib nuoui. u mac u.nce in mis , u ii.i
from t..l,.w Urn ii l.nr,.rv,l :.Colc. f..M.r..'l 1 branch of trade. In tb silver ware ibe .Wtt.r. , ?Vn, or Alexand
"T' ' Bi-Bruis, unu wouia answer none 01 i "; . jci wi suvrr . ,- . ;,:a1;i,i0
mv questions. It only remained for me to at-1 spoons, which cost now six dollars can be I Ju . " , ' .....
tempt to surprise it intoeonfession by pronounc- bought. '1 of th metal, and which will ro- . ' r whh doul fu result. Tne
ing sundrv names one after another t seemed P""-nt the silver in every particular but their , L'?" ln.vl ill lH-i ?
ouito unmoved l.v most of ,U, 1,. . ,TZ value, for two dollars the Ut. For our r.art. Udgcs and the crowd ooked on the exciting
parently unexpected mention of one, 1 thought
its ribbands decidedly fluttered!
I gave it my parting good wishes, hoping that
it might never cover an aching head, and that
the eyes which it protects from the rays of the
sun may know no tears but of joy and affection.
Yours, dear Josephine, with affectionate re
gard, DamthJ. Wimti.
Miss J. Sr.iTON.
we must say that this is the most nstouuding
development that the world has ever known, as
regards its commercial nrrangements. It sur
passes the railroad and telegraph inventions
impossible for human foresight to sec how the
cause would end.
At length Hcnrr, walking out through tho
Prkhidkxt Hcchakan. A Washington eor.
respondent of the Boston Journal, in his letter
Uyond a doubt, and may enu in revolution!. 1 overheard swne of the yeomen
zing our whole system of money exchanges.- . ,ho ' I'oor
jSr. Xewt. i Blaze I I pity htm, was sounded in h car
from various quarters.
This Was enough. He came into court nnft
said to the opposing counsel, " I will com
promise with you." It was done.
Ct 1. 1 1 I l I
oucu was uis anowicugc ui uuuiau nature,
He threw up the sleeves of his drese. and I
showed a piece of tissue paper which he held in ! lhat ho rationally concluded that the jury were
r i i.i. . f , . i:.L..i i, ... i . i , i compose." oi me Mime wno wisncu success to
o, ue i un inst, relerruig to a large number . o- " anou SUC mcnes square, and , the dnscIuJant, and tucrpfore w hu
of ladies and gentJemen who, on that day, had bT dexterous and delicate manipulauon he ' saved the land for his client, which probably lie
lormeu it into a very good imitation of a but- would have lost entirely.
terny, tne wings being extended, and at the
most each was one inch across. Holding the
butterfly out in the palm ef his houd, to show
what it was, he placed two candles, which were
called to pay their respects to the President,
" Mr. Buchanan received his ffueita with that
frank and genial welcome that has always
QrA.VTITY and Gradb ok Titles. One of
the neglected knowledges of our countrymen,
marked his reea.uinu. I ... l: ,. a r.. "v - ., wwcu were and yet tue one on wuu-b they are eiceeduigly
rf htoi 3T He do, T. nZ ?ook a tl 'm' S 1'"" Mr W to curious, is the quantity and respective quality Vf
Sder now He s in rfe?h.-lJi. n! it ""T' i rP"i,.v1w","''u.t "Bpeting the flame, foreign nobility and its different titles. Kot
nr , maXof heinViarjed 1 or ean h! A.l. 1 lh-n b? m!T m n OVerthe V,'k", 1,10 ,,ic,i"1 kowitl difference
not sleep in The Vi v pJedX at" half t. ' I1"" W fnC?ed, k mtioD- between " iJuke "nd " Mr1ui"' "J "
nrU-Sti ofJ"r from. q'ter1vi.ouut The following paragraph will throw
in the tWntr; H. Ii? h -.bjccl-H...peei.lly us ...
i. ci.i:-.. t. . . , i. .. " ' - - "'i "c " ' iu wv cornnurisou oi lurenn rnies wiin our own
,Uv-. .,..u,cn wirwi ; anu one oi tuc cot-1 be moved a little to Mmed ihi Ho ihe I ..'n.n :.i. .i.m".
isxes .uat surrouno me iteirnt nm . ,RA . .. . . i , .. . ., . . r - j
belonirins- to the ffoveraor of i.V .rf.Mi.km.r I , ',, rV UU"WD "R l " i to oue pf the loarnaia, consists of two iirtacea,
twlS!!ZL tbcitv and ..Mfcl J, 1,- '" fa-row rhec,!nK nd PPine to-, marquise,, five tnndred and forty-siJ cou..ts,
11m dine atTo clerk At fl Srfilu -1' nW ',0DJta ' vering ..venty-four vlsecmnU, and sixty-tnreo 1 vm.
a ui way anv centlemen or ladl?. wCl ' 7" " Z" f "r Amerioan Utled aristocracy consists a six
Ikli.- l .1'.. T mV . ao"r ?n J, tb in wanton-1 hundred and set eutvfive thousand throe kun-
' sis tis , a ifu hub riur IS BWHllrl,
ing uuito a uahion.uk one. aud an. .IU : ZZT., J'? " JT . fn'". T I are?.8na t-enty seven c.pU.w, we fcundred
the President ust U , A. Jl , "7, 7. 7" "--" ST '""Y1" "l . Hnu. """- tbousauu lour uunared aud sev
declared it was a.' tv six colonels, one hundred and two tiouaan l
AwdtrarV huMred aod. foHy-nine ft
wt"' .na. rarronno n.m rew
his awn below, one
foasible wtoi to be
g-aeeful then tho conjuror recalled it, and presently sup
en lone ,n ...:,.,!,- .1. e ... t 1 -I
I... L' :. . l i , , ' . r ""l" '""-. uumi,
,-- x-.rje,nii ennir woo llfte linae
"too I 'o Hi I! !i.,W I,, l.j.1,1, , I..,ul ,,,re. ,.,
at. h the
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111.0 ! i.'l ) I r thev lose, .ml IrlllVeil
i 1 ! ii. mi - f-.n lien; u.L'ir uiii i.i.iu
'!i ' notl.c r iiiel ll'i't. -'
" 1 in v', .. .,
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thousand tint i- hundred and tw4v-one iroae
f' .. 1 1 ..!.. 1 and teuty-jx eseetleeces.
1 1 ii..u-,nip i' ra hnneVvd axi iwen
t I, 'i..ni..!. - Iim Tf,- n awnntv
ti ! liv. i.iueli. 1 i ' dea