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BY I. AD ATI S.
BOWLISC-fiREEA, PIKE COUNTY, MISSOXRI, SATERDAY, APRIL 13, 1844.
Yol. IlI.-.Ro. 23.
TERMS OF PfJBLICATIO:.
Tut Roicl is issued every Saturday morn
in;, at $2,50, if paid within aiz months, and
ifptvmentbe longer delayed. Three Dollars
will be exacted.
TTTo a club of Three or more subscriber!,
(if paid in advance,) Two Dollars.
No piper discontinued until all arrearages
are ond. except at trie op'ion oOhe bailors.
rr Post m -if tors are authorized blaw tofor.
ward mono to newspaper publishers, tree or.
eharjre. All letters to the Ed.tors, by mail,
must be ros,T said.
Kates of Advertising.
One square, of 15 lines or less, for the first ,
t cents. A reasonable deduction made to
a r...onhie deduction mde to
those who advertise by the year.
CoTimunii-a'inns or advertisements of a per.
onal nstnre (when dmiihle,) ill be chars;,
erl double the usual rates, and payable invaria
b!v in advance.
rr- For anmuncins candidates, S2 each,
iniriMv in advance. j
lisers.l should in all cases e accompanied hy
Hirei-tiors a to the number of inser. :
tions: if not, they will be published till forbid,
and payment exacted. (
Anthorizeil Acents for the Radical.
I. N. BnTo: & Co.. Louisiana, Mo
. AIse. P. M. Frankford "
II. T. Kent. P. M. Clarksville, "
C. K. Pebkiss, P. M. Auburn, "
J. IT. Brittos. Troy, '
B. Gibson. P. M., Paynesville, '
Doct. W. II. Nickhs, New Hope, "
P. W. Overlt. P. M., Shamrock, "
W. W. Adams. Marthasvillc, "
Jonx Rills, New London. '
A. llEsnnix. P. M. Spcncerbtir?. "
Jas. N". Gatrns, Hickory Creek, "
Doct. J. Adams, Ashley, "
'Ynr the Radical.
Mr. F.ai'or: Please put the.-e fuw lines in
your psper and satisfy r broken hearted mo
Tlie Christian Mother to her Son
Son I weep fT thee but lliou knowest it not:
Thou art far aitiy, on so-ne peihaps fair spot;
FerhapB on eima desolate and pathless plain:
Ah jes, tnit be toss'd to and fro on the main.
But wh!-. ra thon trt, there is thy motUer's
Sir,'. tWl of her -'tu ill to her great bliss im
part. Shs !nn; ta ft thee (asonceshe gladiysiid)
As whan thou wert youcg, in her lap lay thy
, -j ,!,...
Oh. if but thus tore, thv mother eou.d thee see.
, . ". ... , ,h
Then heme, onward borne, love, will tnou
. ,. flfB,
For thou'srt yet"sde.r and Iotinr to
A.ifn.vrrlhtuh.d-.l.tr.y-d from m..
Tl:ese ho us now are aim. andsaJness pierces
Mybo'om-O thou caused it son. I e.p- .
?o if thy mother is yet dear in thine eyes rf weare j S1,cie,y ;iiei- they have tt
Then ha.neward slray.-er. her sp.-.l upwar 0(JilllSj)n 0, cnme.
fl,f'- j We build hospitals, but do nothing to
Cut if then wilt not, pray never do forjet 'prevent that poverty which nukes
Tho e logons she has taurhl thee and vain :
Will pass way.- Son, think of me in Ioto,
God will reward thee when I'm with him
Millwood. Lincoln Co.. Mo March JOth.
The Cincinnati Chronicle contains
t'. f!en..rt of a Committee of the
ii- ... ' iemrinfinn nf C.in I
rioirm J . i" ....-..--
cinnati. relative to ihe charts recent-!
ln,.frr.H h rertain ioutniiists a I
' .! . . 'i....:o ..( nu-S.i-'.'
aiii-; iiin leiiiiei." ira ..-
Ii his hoen n' efeil iv
! kll.lCMI , i .... - -
........ . .. . .. . j
nhversive of moraht, and dein nrn
tal to the best interests of civilized
society. This charge based upon
garbled passages of a work of Fouri
er published a quarter of a century
go, having no direct reference to the
system in question, and since mea
surably repudiated by its author is
met by the Committee and indignant
ly repelled. The work of Fourier,
uhich contains these supposed ob
noxious passages, is examined, and
the fraud which was attempted to dis
tort them to a meaning never in the
imot remote manner intended, is, we
think, successfully and fully exposed.
The kind of opposition which the
Fnorierists have met with, might have
beeo expected; for probably no new
theory suggestive of the social im
provement of Man was ever, hinted
t, that did not receive the unqualified
condemnation the foulest revilings,
of those who are content, that upon
the misery of the many should be
based the wealth, the ease, the luxu
nr of the few, that the ignorant may
be ignorant still, so that the enlighten
ed, ih powerful, may exert despotic
Thus much for the injustice wth
which the new system has been met.
its practicability is another question.
That there is need of some system
for the reformation of society, it
eems to us there can be no doubt
Mankind hare long been groaning un-
the enemies of Fourirism, that it ad- " ! "' suf." " l'li,cev -C!ivc
vacates doctrines in relation to the Looking-glass for Poor Farmers. ' tiuuk cou.e. light and come ..
.ntsr,..r.P nf the sexes which are I . s..... 1 1 "' s,,r,' ca" 1 feed -v"ur
der a weight of mora! evil which years
seem only to accumulate. To relieve
this, should be the object of the phil -
nnthropist; and every suggest mn,
made in good faith, for the accomplish -
ment of an end so desirable, is at
j least worthy a respectful vnnsidera -
tion, lar less should it be misrpie-
scntetl. aid condemned unexamined,
The F.m.wri.t. n,.in,,
... j, . ... ...
tion on an extensive scale, the part -
nership of large numbers in a commit -
nj(y 0j propeitt; the (oundiition of
larPe communities, in which each
member owns n t' lng individually,
but ov n. his associate interest in Hie
whole property; in which each per -
son belongs to the society, and tl e
- tr Y
society protects eacn person, iii-w
far this is practicable, is a question
Attempts some -
what similar lia e l eeti ina.if liv the
Dunkards, the Sliab r.i and the
mnnists; I ut whether tie want of suc -
I cess, o these, is to be attributed to
'causes, to which the system of Fou
I rieiism is not liable, our limited means
of information do nut permit us to
j determine. We think that such ex
Ipeiimtnts can do but Intle barm.
while the v may be productive ol in-
ralculablecood. At any rate, enuui
ry into the causes of those evils tin
der which gucietv labors, cannot but
be beneficial in Us results. To be !
come acquainted w ith the extent and i looking for un open gte or bars, to there. jUt as plain as straws show j rohhin' of posterity goes on for anoth
the Kourct s ut an evil, is hall to reme I Miaicli a mouiblul no and then; tor, which way the w ind blow. I er hun Ired years, as it has for the last.
dy it, and Hie very efforts of the Fou
nerists in this respect, mu.-t l e pro
ductive of good. We know that so
ciety is riui what il should be.
In the words of a contemporary
we may truly say, that we vainH
boast ul our liberty, while we take
no measure to imnrove our
condition ; th.tt ours is itut a tree coun-1
trv. Our laws are nut equal, 'i hey
may b so in terms, but not in ptao
tical operation. V denounce crime
j to -ill in the language ul the luw: we
denounce it only to a poriion in the
IiiiiL'u.ie ol vniati called society
We provide for th. punislunei.t f
r.in.gresi.r, et we orive lllous.ill is
jinto irngresiiion. lie Lace tut
' suol to sutfer, till suffer Mir drives
n ' i J. s
them Ut crime, and then putnn t.-inn!
I W e have abundance of punitive jis-
j 1Cf, k'litjor thi vnturlunalr; ut
we have no preventive juatlce, to I e-
siraitt UHSI..I tune noui proct-euiug 10
clime. We build riaoiS; but do l.t-
tle lo prevent human beings lium be
- Ill lSl(I.ei s. or niovide lor their
tie bje ,lej,- inmates. TliU
arc set tor virtue, and irtue culled
. . . j . 1
-.-.. aa ban Ann.rbl in I ham !irill VIA
(ILC W I1C II -.U Llll HI Man v.
uunish it for berni cajiit, und c ill it
nstce! And vet we boast id ou;ee -
', . ; n . ,
clout and our equal taws! rud-e.
... ,i -M
Welcome then, we say, whatever
efforts may tend tJ unveil this rotten- .
1 1 i auout patience and lortituoe, p iihiso
np. mil it hv vihat name vou will. .
i.'ro-- ii '
if, uie worus Ul W voillirn, icl ut .iti-i",
,alca,Mll,te,' until we have fully ex .
,...i ,fa ,ie ..n.ier lri, ;,tv
. -.. .... - .1... -i- .1..".
laoors, Willi llie in'jie ui.ii nui m no: ,
i i .1 .- D.
k U L'l LTC II .11 9 'HUE IVIH.UT
me iooo...s A..... " i tne lact is, tan i bin no use to trv to
i.,,,,,,,!., v"t... - i .- .. -. ... . ..
j Slick" is gcod in any lavitude. W e
recommend it to the special attention
of those farmers who go for the "larg
est liberty" in neglecting ihe agricul
tural improvements of ihe day. It
ihert should be any of this class of
farmers anionn our readers, we hop?
after beholding themclves in this
"glass, they will not go away forget
ting what manner of persons they
are." .Miss. Valley Farmer.
'That critter, when he built that
wrack of a house, (they call 'em a
half house here,) intended to add us
much more to il some of these days,
and accordingly put his chimbly out-
le, to sarve the new part as wen
as the old.
lie has been too 'busy'
you see, to remove the
hankintr put there the first Fall, to
keep the frost out of the cella, and
consequently it has rotted the sills off,
and the house has fell away from the
chimbly, and he lias had to prop it up
with that great stick of limber, to
keep it from coming down on its knees
altogether. All the winders are
boarded tip, but one, snd that might
Bs well be, for little light can pene
trate them old b.-.ts and red flannel
petticoats. Look at the barn; its
broken back roof has let the gable
eends fall in, where they stand scar
ing at each othor, an if they would
like to come closer together (and no
doubt they soon will) lo consult what
j was best to be done to gain their
standing n the word. Now, ok
; at the stock ! there's your -improved
shot t horns;' them dirt v lookit sr. h:i!f-
; starved teese, and il.em drat:" e-inil-
ed lowls, that ate poor tl.e foxes
i would be ashamed to steal them
il,..t li..l A 1
j - ...... j-.
; tahhit-rnr'd runt of a pi;', that's so
j weak it enn't curl its toil tin that
old cow frame standing tnere with her
ees shut, at d looking for all the
world as tho' she's contemplating her
j latter eend (and with good reason
1 too) and that other rpddi.h vpIIow,
! long-wooled v.-rmint, with his hocks
I I -1 11 I . t .t -
i i"gner man ni oeny, mat oik a it
' be lintl come toller lunen:l, nd v huh,
! bv wav of dinnciinn, hisowner calls
i l.oiso is nil Ml e stock, I gues,
I that I1 is farmer supports U on a hun-
,dred nrres of as good natural soil us
ever hi id out door. Now, theie's a
specimen of 'Native Stock.' I reckon
lie II imii'rate to a warmer climate
soon, for you see while he was wait- jist over there, where it takes the
ing lo finish that thing ton see the j wash of the buililinu's. nicely shelter
ben's roostiwg on, thai be calls a sled, ed bv that bunch of shrubbery. Then
! I e"s had to bm n up all the fence round
i t'-c h"Ue, but there's no danger of
cattle break. ng inio his fie ds, and his
old mulev has larnt how to sneak a-
i"n'' the neighbor's fields o nights,
it you was to mow that meadow witlij "Them gals an't "t.irnal'v racing : among the farmers, we'll be a nation
a lazor, and lake it wiili a fine to.ith ! muinl to qtitlliu' ami buskin fr. 'lies. ! of paupers. Talk about the leeisla
coiob, you couldn't get enough to I their f-et t-x;oed in 'hiu s'ips to the 1 '"r doing nmoihing, I'll tell you
wirr.er a giass-liuppcr. 'Spose we j mud, and t:irir honor to a thinner pro- j what I'd have themdo;- paintaereat
drive up to the door, and have a word le.-lion. -. no t ike mv w.-id for't ! parcel of tiuide I oards, and nail 'em
ol chat witli Nidi Biad.-hatv, at.d see when you s-e lmIiS l.usv aimut such ' "p over every legislatuie, church,
it he is as promi.sii.' us uUiSiJe ap- tinnjs t-i home, tbev ave w hat nr old and school himse door in America,
1 tie:ir:wifi iml ii-:. I .
r . " , .
U',serv,g " te only light ol
'K'ass finaiuiiiy in ihe window, Nick
t ii It il I tim ....- t..l I ...... t ...... I
" '-j'"6 "
cuicigcu ii uiii ins hi luneii jim nil uii.i
.smuke-liuue lo reconnoitre, lie w.is
a tail, wtil-lmilt, athletic n.an, d
gieul peisoiiftl sti engtli and su pi i.nn,;
"i-"", '"heu line a caie,e,s.,
uwu ii .u cu irni , nil.u Ul I.I hllc,
aiiu li'wiu the appearance ol the lut e
o.d black l'l. e willed siUck in one Cor
llei il Ins uiou.h, rquaiit ta ol uink 1
ing; auU as lie appear, d to lancy us
tu be candiijales, iiij d iubl he n ai al-i
le .dy eiijtiyu,g in prospective the !
coiniurts ol a neighbo ing Up-rooiii. I
Jist look al 'em liapp, cl'ilier his !
hat c. own has l-.t ihe top out, and!
the rim tiuugs like the bail ol a buck-
el. llu tiowscrs and jacket alio
cleaily thai he has had ciulhes ol oth
er coiois in oilier days. The un
lanu'd moccasin on one foot, wlucii
com MilS Willi ll. filH .in tliA
tic tuaiiuiuctures: ;tnJ Ins beard is no
0 d illaU:!) lot' UiC WotHty M.Hie 011-
,ir Vo ......... I, "l ..
i . ' '
'aoilol a look llie critter has, wita
. . .
itiiatial one side and hands in bis
uitsuira ui'LHcia, i:uiiieiiiuiaiuiL: Die
. r ,' ., v
phy and .hrisilaD reinatlon.and alll
.11 j i
Uiiwg till yuur tired, but
here he cones. Momum,
biadshaw llOrt t
an home to-
llilit comloi tab C, (mark thai1
I tne lad is. tan'i bin
lalse cr..,,s ,,le
yeais, mi oouy
for their tubm
i don t git halt p.u.i
these naid time, i raised a nice
bunch of potatoes last year, and as 1
comdn't get nothing worm while lor
Vm in ihe fall, 1 tho'l I'd keep 'em
till spring. But as frost set in, while
I was down town 'lection time, the
boys did'nt hx up the old cellar door,
and this infarnai cold winter froze 'em
all. It's them what jou smell now,
and I've just been telling the old wo
man that we must turn loo and carry
them out of the cellar; 'fore long,
they'll make some of us sick like e
nough for there's no telling what
may happen to n body late years..
And if the next lepislatur' don't do
something for us. the Loid knows but
ihe whole count' y will starve, lor it
seems as tho' the land now-a-daysr
won't raise nothing. It's actually
runout.' 'Why, I should think by the
look of things round your neighbor
Ilorton's, that his land produced pret
ty well. Why, yes and it's a iniri
ele too, how he gels it for every
body round here said, when he took
thinks he has dealings with the "black
art," for't does seem as tho' the more
he work'd his land, the better it
K t u . .
solved the matter, at least to mv
mind. "The fact is."' says Mr. Slink,
"a great deal of this coon try is run
out. And if it warn't for the lime,
m-rsh mud. sen weed. salt sand, and
what n t. they've rox herein such
quantities, and a few Ilorton's to an.
i.lv t, the whole country would run
out and dwindle awav to iust such
...,-l ' J t. .L;
.. ..u.;iFiiu-ii-y llli;,
do nothing fellow as this Nick Brad-
shaw, and his woolly horse, and wool-
less sheep, and cropless f:irm, and
comfortless honoc. if, indeed, such a
gre-it w ind rarV of loose lumber is
worthy th nan e of a homo. '
"Now. by a v ojiUntras' to all
this, U von see that neat little c..t
tare iofkini ti"U"e on v-mibr num -
mi !;. ava to trie right therp. where ' skinned, till they take the gizzard out
t on s. e iho.p le; utiiul shade ire.s? or.'t, when it might be gtowingbct-
. . ... , , , Pe
1 In- lioiir w small, hot n is a ir'n.lc. t"rev.- v day. i houands of acres
bouse. Tint's wh:it
riglr flanked on hot I
orchard of best i:raf'ed trui: a tidv
flower garden in fniit, that the galls
' see to, and a most 15 ran I sarce warden
; see them everlasting hi? barns and
bv gosh, there goes fourteen dairy
j cows. :,s sleek as moles. T.
:cts, bonevMickles and rose
in (low -
i how what sort of a family lives
it.ititrnr l.. . I ri.,..i n.m.l.l
i . ..,.
ucli imn.-s keep them tuny, and
when lolksaie buy aliout their on
In LiLndu i V.. f .- . . f ...... t . . :niA
j ii 1 1 1 1 it i. 1 1 i, t iie o neai 1 1 1 v , loci.
' and as chi-erfid as latiis. I've a mu d
we'll bjlit here, an
' zen's mipr. .v ement
o. ueii to a ne . i substantial l.re.ik-
in;.: w oij b' uo.t y i.. be ( ,-
en as a p it'ein .ay ;.nv laimei s wife
t Hi Ann rn .
"R were on t at the dour bv Mr.
U n ion, wi;i i ret te.i .y tr S i 1
-it i 'he sv urn " t i:i ai ol an md
acquaintance, and e.XiC-d t!ie s..t
Is' o-tioi. niu al to cmc b..b:tu liv
Imspit ible, lur the honor of my iii.
He was a p'ain. he iithy, in. .Ilige.it
louklnir man. about fill v. di e..e. as a '
larmer should be, wih the s'.lma
'IIomkspl'n" legible upon everv gar
.....mi. ..r.t t ,r,...tiir.r n v-,1.- h , n.u...... I
s.Ik handkerchief, 1e w k through, j
oat ol his olde
room int. which
t da-i. liter. Tne
we were inhered !
boie the same stamp of neatness and '
contort that the autsule appearance
indicated. A substantial home-made
carpet covered the floor, and a well
filled book case and wriiir.gdesk were
in the right place, among the con
tents of which I observed several Ag
ricultural periodicals. 1 wis particu
larly struck with the sciupulously
neat and appropriate attire of the
wife and two intelligent, interesting
daughters, that were busily engaged
in the morning operations ol the dai
ry. Alier partaking ol an excellent
snbstaiili.il Ineakfasi, Mr. H.-itoii in
vited us to a.k oyer his farm, which,
though. sin ill, was every part ol ii in
such a fine state oi cultivation, that
he did not even express a ear ol
Starving, uii;e the legi-lature Old
something to keep the land tnmi run
We bade adii-u to this happy fami
ly, and proceeded on our journey,
fully impressed with the contrast be
tween a jjood and had farmer, and. for
mv nwri pait, perfectly sati.sfied with . . T
llie manner that Mr. Slick had taken I Critracy.-Chailes Woods, Nan
to impress it indelibly upon my own ; c-v ods,and Mep hen Rob.son were
mjni) "- nvicted, on Monday week at Bos-
m Mr. Slick seemed wrapped it. con- Jon'of "n;Pnng to extort money
tcmplation of the scenes of the morn- ,roin "e l)r- Jon- TKe, manner of
in tor a long time. At length he : t!'f conspiring was unosual, tf not ab
bmke forth in one of his happy - trams, sol"lel-v nov''1' ,n this coun try-the
1 he bane of this country, 'Sipme. ' w",1,an wntriTina to place herself in
:,nd indeed of all America," is ha v.r.g f -M"'Vocal situation w ith the doc
too much lanh the v run over more 'r; anfl he 'Qsb:'nd' w'thlhe
ound than hev can cultivate and
crop the land year after jear, with .
out manure, till it is no wonder that ,
... . , .
lits runout. Avery la' no portion
.i j- .i,.'.i....,B,i'
of land in America lias been 'run out,
, i i,.
hv repeated cram ciops, and bad bus-,
handrv, until a great porlion of this
great country is in a fair way to be
ruined. The two Carolina and Var-
. - a I l
v.f. covered with place that
are 'run out, and are given up as r..m-;
ed, and there are a platev sue too
many sucn pu. es .m u. u-
hind, and a trreat mi'nv other Mates-
I u K .o'nt ih ..irnln.' nf wheat that
and it'll never he so plenty while
there are so many Nick Bradshaw's
in the cobntry.
"The fact is, Squire, edecation is
inducedly neglected. True, we have
n site of schools and colleges, but
they an'i the right kind. That same
Nick Bradshaw has been clean
i throiiL'h one on "em, 'twas theie and
k .k. :..r-i i ui..
Hull ir milll UlUI IIIICIIXU lll.T ll.IUI I
of drinking and smoking, that has
been the ruin of him ever since. I
would'nt give an old fashioned swing-
' tail t-lork, to have my son go . to col-
lege w here he cou'd'nt work enough
j to ain bis own i ing, and lara how
i to work it right tn. t-
I It actillv fik'htcns me, when 1
.! . t a a
! tni'iK now tne land is worked and
I call about every y. ar are turned into barrens,
- ds bv an'wbi'e an everla-tin' lream of our
; folks are- streakins it off to the new
country.' where about half on 'em,
alter wading about among the tad
poles, to catch cat-fish enough to live
on a year or two, actilly shake them
selves t death with that everlasting
cits of nil new country., the fever
and nmie. It's a mebmchollv be!,
! 'Squire, tho' our people don't seem to
1 1. .,.:i.t ..r : j t
i.c .riisiuic V I 11. ,lltj jrtJU IJI; J lllily
not live to sec it. but if this awful
uifli tiiFfie unnlQ nn Vm in rrroot I At
, - .
its: i nr. cft la im aeerica.bt
; constant iropinc, without manure,
' U'll 1 III' V OUT ' Ai.il IM ixii'. '.m ql.
" ' " " ,
y mruu ii unn ricn laniu
bow to read it. 'cause its no use to
1 view thn citi-' 'ry to larn the old ones they're tu
and we utiali i.e''t in their wavs. They are on the
constant stretch with the land they
h .ve, au-i ail lite lime tiymg to git
more, wnh.iiit improving any on I.
' Ves, ve. es, too much lana is the ru
in ul us
We le irn from Thompson's Repor
ter that a numl er of new counter eits
are in circulation: among hic.h are
tens id the l ong Island Bank, alter
ed f o ii ones and twos. The genuine
; ii ns have for a vignette, which is in
, ; the centre of the note, a m m sitting.
I appiirtniu on uie roc us. some ol
l"e aueieu iimcs uute no centre VI.'-
,,tl,ers ',aveJa man od a horse.
ur ' me.se irauos were snown us
jesterd iv, which had been taken by
Fives on the Rhode Island Union
Bank. The counterfeit have a ship
(in a circle) under full sail for a vig
nette. The genuine has an entiie
ly different vignette.
Fives on the Exchange Bank at
Pittsburgh, Counterfeit, letter B ;
vignette, two females, one justice
holding a pair of scales. The Presi-
: dent's name, W. Robinson, is done in
la bundling and blurred manner.
I Twos on ihe Uni .n Bank of Bal
! (imore, altered from the notes ol the
I fraudulent Globe Bank of this city,
i The engr ving is good, but ihe altera
tions can be seen by holding the bill
in ihe light Mime of ihein are sign
ed by Day, Cashier, and Bishop, Presi
cent. T:hs on the Union Bank of Provi
dence, altered from twos. The vig-
. nette ol the twos and altered tens is
a blacksmith and two females the
I genuine ten has a different vignette.
j Mo. Republican.
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io sui prisH mem. i nry goi iiimi
Jones a gold watch and a a le for
J- I . l 1 .1 1 1 'T' I
uc iiuiiureu uni.ars. i ucr mere
sentenced. Woods to impiisonment
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for three- months, the wile four, and
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"mson two months.
From an official return just pre-
sented to the Government, it ap-
pears that since the year 1829, no
leWpr than 45 000 new houses. form
- 750 n(w gUeetJ and squareSjhave
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beta erected, or ore in the course of
Awful Occurrence on the Inclined
Plane of the Madison and Indianapo
lit Railroad. The Madison Courier
of March 30th, says:
"It becomes our painful task to re
cord one of the most heart-rending
catastrophes that ever took place in
our vicinity, or perhaps in the State,
ad which has cast over our citizen
a deep feeling of sorrow and regret.
On Thursday evening last, about 4
o'clock, a collision of the passenger
nd wood cars took place on the in
clined plane, when they were about
half way down the descent, by which
the former. "nr was stove tc pieces,
two persons instantly kil!eda third
so horiibly mangled that he died in a
few hours a fourth killed instanta
neously by jumping from the car be
fore the final crush and some ten
or twelve more or less dangerously
wounded. The following are the
names of the unfortunate men who
were killed: Thomas Bondurant, of
this county; Mr. Enoch, of Blooming
ton, la.; Gilbert Burling, of Browns-
! town. Ia.; Ely Biansen, of Belmont
'Those most seriously wounded,
thouirh it is hoped not fatally, are,
Mr. John Roberts, clerk at the Rail
road Depot, in this city, and Miss
Craijr. daughter of J. J. Craig, living
on Bigc Creek, who had her right
foot and leg crushed in so shocking 8
, manner that amputation was immedi
ately necessary; we learn that she
went terough the trying ordeal with
firmness, and is doing well. Mr.
Roberts had his leg broken, and was
otherwise much injured. Mr J.Lodge,
the conductor of the train, received
a severe contusion on the head, and
several others, whose names we have
not been able to learn, were bruised
or cut on the body or head; in fact,
we believe no individual on the car
at the time of the dread concussion
escaped, except the wife of Mr. Rob
erts and his two children. We learn
that they escaped almost unharmed,
which appears almost miraculous
one of the children, however, proba
bly owed its preservation to the he
roic conduct of a Mr. Hunter, of Ver
sai'Ies. who seized it at the moment
of the crash, und foi tunate'y escaped.
but with a severe contusion on the
Another Defaulter. It is asserted
bv those who should know the truth
of the matter, says the Harrisburg
Chronicle, that Mr. Wm. J. B. An
drews, late clerk of the House of Re
presentatives of Pennsylvania, is a
defaulter to a large amount. One
rumor states the amount to be 22.000;
but other statements rep-eeaU it to
he much less. All however agree
that there is a heavy defalcation, al
though the precise amount is not yet
TtUrrrnrel'iil Srenr Another fil 6-1
men's fight occurred in Philadelphia,
nn trip evpnimrof the 24th ult.. in Se
cond street near Plumb, between sev
eral companies from the outer dis
tricts. For a considerable trme a ri
ot of the most disgraceful character
prevailed. A number of houses in
that vicinity were very much dam-
-rprl bv missiles which were hurled
against them by the beligerents.
An Ansel. There are angels why
walk this earth and are seen in the
body. One of them is Miss Dit, of
Alhanv. Sha hnft devoted several
in f her lif to visitins and inoui-
ring into the condition of the pauper
lnn-.f i.. in ererv section of the State.
and she has unveiled a mass of gross
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corruption, abuse, ana most nearness
and infamous cruelty practised upon
i i - i i.
tnose wnose minas Bre uiswaum,
filar is without narallel. In exposing
the abuses she corrects the evil, for
surh things cannot exist when expo
sed to the licht of day. She shows,
as she affirms that the dungeons of
Spilburg and Chillon. and the prisons-
of ine iyuuri ui iwiuismuuf)
afforded no more
heart rending spectacles than the
duneons (not subterranean) of the-
Albany Alms House a year aso. uo
on, svveet philanthropist, in thy holy
work and God speed thee! N. Y.
Epidemic. The New York Auro
ra says that the epidemic now pre
vailinir in thatcitv manifests itself in
an ulcerated throat, and general de
rangement of the system.
Texas. The Hon. Mr. Hender
son, associate minister from the Re
public of Texas, arrived in Washin-r
ton on the 28th ult.