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NOT THE GLORY OF CiESAR; BUT THE WELFA IlE OF ROME.
BY II. Ii. STACY.
FRIDAY, 31 AY 27, 1836.
VOIv. IX IVo613.
From the Hosion Pearl.
TO eTc. W.
Not when iliv bounding Itc.irt doth leap
Willi joy.iind nil t liy spirits keep
A jubilee of pr.iiso
Not tlien wonlil I disturb ilia light
That rhinen in nil (illness, bright,
Upon lliy passing days ;
But in the hour when sorrow's poll
Upon thy cherished hopes "lull fill,
And nil lliy jiyssh.ill fleo
O then mlinit me to lliy. thought,
And!ct my willing henrl lie mught
To sympHihize with thee.
Not in the glow of noin.ilda sun
Not mi l die strife, 10 min's heart won,
Of loil.sutne, hint'div,
Dill In lha FoCicm-d ivili;lit hour.
When nil cre.uion's minstrel pour
Their eyeni ig coral liy
Thenjivheilheriii n mellowe I heart
Leiips up to meet the tears lli.U start,
Unconcimu from I lie eye
0 then, in th.it tweet hour of thought.
Mny I, met seldom, nor unsought,
By fancy's po.ver be nigh.
Not, dearest girl, when out nmonj
The giddy and the heartless llnonj,
And fashion's fickle air ;
But in that sweeter, truer mirth
Tiul gather round a fuller' hcirth,
O think of me when there !
And In the starry hour of night.
When nil is silent and the sight
Is lified up above
Then, when t tie fpirit of those hours
deals down upon our noble powers,
In purity and love
Then, when the pensive moon-beams fill
In solemn brightness over all,
The river lake and tree
Then, when our soul, our reives are lost
In ruptures mid the starry host
0 then remember me !
And dearest one, there's je! an hour
When I'd invoke thy memory's power,
And ask thy ihouglit again:
T is not nmong the qalheierf crowd
Wheie sprech i f.iir and words
Of friendship fair but vain I
rtut when thou, silent nnd alone,
Kneeled down before the merry throne,
To offer up thy prater
If no where else I ever find
A welcome acre's to ihy mind.
Remember mc when there !
And when dejected nick and lone,
1 s.i'llv lieavi' nil pliimite moan,
An I nine lo soTiilie me biw,
D then I'll iliink wheie once I found
A hand to prei. mv temples mini I,
An I coot my barn iii brnw !
And 'then has r.nme the hour of prayer,
And I in Jilemn Vileuce llire
Shall bend to God my knee
O, in that hour when merry's sought,
And lute, nnd purity of thought,
1 will remember thee !
veins the genuino principles of British free
This is n mlitnkc. The President lias no cast
ing vote, unless his right of veto may be called so.
experience of his violent anil unconstitu-1 an English cot strike an American with
tional exercise of power in many respects surprise.' Why docs ho look, as at a
tno nrst lour years ot no term, tncy con.
titmed him for another term, anil tho mi
nority appear to be yet in his favor, tie
has now a majority In both liauscs ot oon-
Kress, and Ins party can do as tney picase.
nnd tlicrcloro lite nation is rcsponsitiie now
for all the wickedness that prevail ; and
it is greatly feared that Providence will
sooner or later visit this nation with such
calamities as they deserve. Indeed an
awful period appears tube approaching i
we hear the thunder at a distance already,
but alas, wo appear to tako no warning.
The eventful visitation ot tne tiro in in ew
York appeared to be tho commencement.
Many millions ot property were destroyed.
Many people greatly reduced in tiieir cir
Domestic Knowledge or Women. It
is said by eotn who do nut think domestic
knowledge of any consequence, that in ac
quiring it, a young woman is thrown too
much into tho socioty of servants, thereby
gaining some of their habits and ideas, and
lliat it is belter to deter tno acquiring tins
knowledge till she shall havo en establish
ment of her own, when they seem to expect
that it will come naturally and intuitively.
Youth, undoubtedly, is very easily contam
inated by. and quickly falls into the habits
and opinions ot those with whom it asso
ciates ; but as a guard against these evils, cuinstances. in many different ways; olsucli
thero is an innate pride in tho disposition of as owned insurance stock: many helpless
every young woman, which will prevent her females and children greatly reduced. This
rom tnak ncr trtonds ot her interiors ; anu ci atnttv must bo felt lor years, ana win
that mtnd, and those manners, must lake cost many a sigh and many a tear yet.
an impression more easily man tne soucsi such a calamity has not betel any nation
wax, anu be sooner suineu man tne wnucsi (once only excepted for many centuries
snow, winch laKo too neep an injury irom a bard and tcrrtb o winter has visitoii us.
one hour spent in the kitchen, for the re- the poor have cenerallv, and greatly suffjr-
miindur of the twenty-four to eradicate. ed, and many have perished with the cold.
VVliile lo place a young woman at the head On nur coast we have had an unpreccden-
of a family, bloro she shall have learned I toil numbor of shipwrecks, and many have
her duties as one, is lo subject her to mucn perished in the waves.
unhappinoss during tho early years of her Tim iinmortolity of the people generally
married li'e. to llie i!ispieaure ot a uisap- nppeors to increase. Seeing the wicked
pointed hu-bind, whiistes his wealth w.ni-hios that prevails in high places thoy seem
ed, and tho iliscomlo-ts ol ins single me to follow the example Almost daily we
prolonged, through lite ignorance of her read in our public prints accounts ofmttr-
wlinm ne inu luntny unpen 10 nave niunu, tiers, &e. tit unusual and lorocious eliarac
not only tho admired and courlcd ornament lor robberies without number suicides,
of the drawing room, but also tho able di &c, &c Arc we any better than Sodom
rcctrcss of Ins household, and the caiclul ani Gomorrah ? The war with the Indians
promoter of his homo enjoyments. in Florida appears to bo iust beginning
A mm by marrying, places his domestic one instance we havo. where about 170 of
comforis in the power of his wife, and re- our fellow men, fellow citizens indeed,
him in water, shnvc him into tho ocean
he's used to salt water. What sort of a
strango thing, upon tho French peasantry lubber hole is that to put a decent man?
taking Ihcir evening repast beneath their 1 11 lake him and keep Inni a week atorc
trees and vines? Because wo Americans he shall be stowed away in such a damp
arc so particularly practical, and so poscs- looker !" This speech did the business;
sod of the demon of trade, that nothing is the sexlort proposed that tho remains should
valuable which cannot bo sold. Value, is be deposited in n vault, which had been o;
becoming quite equivalent to vendibility ; fered. "A vault 1 what kind ofa place is
vaiuauic means saleable; worth means mat r Lust's havo a peep at it. mey
money. If a flower, or a hedrc row, or a wore accordingly Bhown a dry vault, and
cascade, or a bust or a prospect, add to the after soma debate, concluded that their
.. : .1 . . . , . i . i . I . . i i .," mi l I
iinuu uuuur me uainmer, ineso mines arc nicaauiaie suouiu rest mere, i ney uuu
valuable, and arc straightway inserted in
the lithographic view ol the auctioneer.
They are useful. Usefulness is that qual
ity of things whereby they bring money.
Mrs. Trollopo exaggerated in saying that
no oae could ever hear two Americans talk
five minutes without tho word 'dollar.'
not got Far on their return, before thoy
took into thoir heads that the coffin had
been rifled of the body by the doctors, and
under great excitement wont back lo the
vault, had it opened and the coffin too.
befuro thev could bo convinced that the
remains of thoir comrade had not been cm
bo Itonaparlo exaggerated when he called bezzled. This auestion beinir settled to
.the Jlri'.ish a 'nation of shop-keepers.' lie the satisfaction of all, they retired pea
it so. caricatures often tell truth. Even ceably, (.Bait. At her mum.
the hideous concave mirror, thourh it ex-
aggerato ever so much, shows mo some Hiohlt Important News rnoM LtMA.
grand blemishes of mv face. I have tried By a letter from our correspondent at Pay
tho experiment in walking tho crowded la, March 21, 133G, wo havo the important
streets of our cities, to catch tho predomi information that the civil war in Lima has
nant words ol tho nanors-bv. The cata- terminated by a pitched battle, i-eornary
Inane is limited, and consists of such as 7th, on the heights of " Alto dc la Luna
these 'Ten per cent,' 'Doing a good busi- near Arequipa, in which tho army of Sala
nes,' 'Operations in properly",' 'Exchange,' verry was completely routed, and he taken
'stock,"iliousand dollars,' 'credit.' 'nrofit 'prisoner wlnlo attempting to make Discs
and the hair fpring of gold subslanco
but little olU'cled by temperature.
Effects op Light on Vitalitt.
Progs, in passing from the egg to milurity,
go through an intermediate slotc, in which
thoy are called tadpoles. They then not
only have no limb, and possess a tail, b it
like fishes, live in walor, and nlso breathe
by means of gills insload of lungs. Dr.
Edwards took a considerable number of
frogs in this stale, and dividing them in'o
two portions, placed them tinder water in
similar circumstances, except that tho one
portion was exposed to light, and the other
was excluded from it. This difference had
the very remarkable effect of retarding the
transformation of the latter lo the state of
perfect frog. Whilst the tadpoles in the
light had undergone this change, several of
thn-o in tho dark rntaitied their original
form, but had greatly increased in size.
The effjet of the absence of light appears
likewise to bo shown in the color and struc
ture of the protcus, and some other animals,
which inhabit situations in'o 'which light
linnuislics to her all command and manage
ment of them, nnd she must so regulate
them, as that he shall in no particular im
agine or feel that anything could bo better
arranged : she must endeavor that her
hpusn shall be the best ordored, her servants
tho best, and even her table tho best,of any
that come under his observation; and all
this must, bo done, without his knowing how
or when ; he must reap the benefit of la
bors winch ho must never witness in thoir
progress ; he will know that to his wife he
is obliged for those comforts and pleasures,
but ho mint never be deprived ol her so
ciety at those lifiiiM when he seeks for tho
enjoyments ol his home, because she is bu
sily employed in household affairs ; by a
propir and tncthntlicil arrangement of her
lminc3 and tune, Bin mav always be ready
to itvm:! him nnd his friends in tho drawing
'room, while tin kitchen has nut bjou nog
The following is an extract from n work now
publishing in England, by Mr. Alison, it being a
Himoiy of Europe, during the.French Revolution.
"Tho end of thesame year witnessed the
resignation of the presidency of the United
Stat"cs of America by General Washington,
and his voluntary retirement into private
life. Modern history has not so spotless a
character to commemoraic Invincible in
resolution, firm in conduct, incorruptible in
integrity, ho brought to the helm of a vic
torious republic the simplicity and inno-
f rural life : he wax lorccd into
r.tniBshv circumstances, rather than led
imn ii hv inclination, and prevailed over
enemies rather by the wi.dom of his
.lnsirrnn.and the perseverance of his charac
ter, than any extraordinary genius for the
art of war. A soldier from necessity and
natrintism. rather than dispmition. he was
tho first to recommend a return to pacific
councils when tho independence of his
country was secured, and bequeathed to his
.niinirnmnn an address, on leaving their
u-rninents. to which there is no cotnpo
sitioti of uninspired wisdom which can bear
a comparison. Ho was modest, without
j-.jneo ; scnsiblo to the voice of fam t,
without vanity ; independent and dignified,
.:.h,i nither asDeritvor pride. He was
. r,;.ml lo lihortv. but not liconetoiisness ;
not to the dreams of enthusiasts, but to
those practical ideas which America na.
:i,.ii.t from her Enulish descent, and
which were opposed lo nothing so much as
tho extravagant 0vonl power in tho French
democracy. Accordingly, after having fig
nalizod his life by successful resistance to
Enrlish oppression, ho closed it by the
" ..luiee. tj cullivato the friendship
fif Great Britain; nnd by his casting yoto,
shortly before his reignaimn, ratineu i
(Vinndlv and commercial inter
course between the mother country and ils
emancipated offspring. lie was a ororn
well, without his ambition; a Sylla, w. h
nnd after having raisod In
eomtry. by his exertions, to tho rank of an
fj;" i iit state, closed his career by a
voluntary relinquishment of lUi power.
wS a Jrateful people had beslowed. It
H the hi"hcsl glory of England to have
io birth, eten amidst transatlantic
K'.V,? . ,,'h man : and. if she cannot
Wl u' . i,;m nmonir those who have oxtend
nVu": nees or augmented her domin
?ao -L . m. .t least feel a legitimate
,0.M. in the victories which ho achieved
P ,,.liilM which be exhibited
From ilia Diliinnre Pair lot
It is no more the opinion, but experience
of ages, that when a union is so unlortu
nale as to havo ao unprincipled or wicked
man at the head ot their Rll.nrs, that nation
cannot for any considerable length of time
remain in prosperity. It appears lliaLthrec
thousand years ago. King Divid wa fully
nwarenl it; and we line1 in the 109lh I'salm
the fifth verse, whore David prays for the
particular destruction ot some of the hea
then nations, which had greatly offended
him, and against whom ho bore an execs
sive enmitv he expresses himself thus
Snt thou a wicked man over htm or them.
and let Satan utand at his right hard.' So
say, wo do not nave, anu cannot get ii uy
it appears thai Iho greatest curse that could exch ingc to beg it, we are too proud to
befnl any nation, was to have a wicked tmn t,,lv :, .on nr)or. But the article, iusl such
for a ruler, and Satan to stand at his right
hand, oviden'ly means to be surrounded by
men if possible more wickod than himself,
lo assist mm uith their satamc counsels
To any virtuous and reflecting mind it
will be likely to occur that this nation is
ana m" B'.c . '": :v r . in,iie
'wr.a. sfacllon in the reflection, that that
?Mt empire, which neither the ambition of
Loui XIV., nor the power of Napoleon
could disroember. received it. flrit rude
hock from the courage which she had
cotnraunicated to her own offspring ; and
TEX .m .1 the convulsions and revolutions
Vi I'.u renl liberty has arisen in
.r 'o t v Vlone. which inherited in it-
were deliberately Diiicnorti or muraereu
to a man. From Texas we have ac
counts of similar nnd much greater ca
lamities. Several hundred have fallen, and
we dont know how many as yet. But they
havo not fallen as bravo soldiers fighting in
battle, but most nf them were murdered by
a treacherous and 'cruel, unrelenting one
my ; and this thing is not over, nor settled
yet. Tho number slain and murdered, as
lar as we can ascertain is very little snort
of a thousand. How far the pt-oplo of
Texas acted prudently and judiciously to
enter into this war wo will not inquire) jtist
now. Should tho force of the enemy pro.
vail in Texas, it is not unlikely they may
be toined by a host of savages and rebellious
negroes .' and we may ba involved in war
and dreadful calamities. Does not all this
look like visitations of Providence ?
May these warnings tend to awaken the
sinful and unreflecting to pause, to reflect
on their conduct, and unito to repress all
rniiMrahtt' anJ iviokimcts. i he urncs
are serious and wo may say tho prospect is
J'.S. It llie people are iniatuatcd enough
to elect Van Buron to tho Presidency, wo
may expect tho general wickedness to increase.
If a mm is so practical that he will not
wash Ins face without 'valuo received,' I
entertain no hopes of bringing him over.
The ways of adorning a house by rural
appliances arc various, and so well known
as scarcely to need enumeration. They
may be adapted to the lowliest habitation
of civilized man, no less tlian.to tho villa
or the chatteau. Nothing but lovo for do
mestic beauty, and ordinary tact are re
quired, to rear a thousand tasteful abodes
along our highways. And il but one prnv
ident householder will begin, we shall find
that humble ai his habitation may be, he
cane to Islay, on the sea coast, where his
vessels of war were assembled. lie had
25.000 men, while Santa Cruz numbered
6.090 composed of Peruvians and Bolivians.
The battle lasted 7 days, when Salaverrv,
after repeatedly repulsing the assaults ol
Santa Uruz was ultimately compelled to
yield, from fatigue and exhaustion to an
overwhelming force. Uur correspondent
adds " The slaughter is said to have been
terrible, and the held was covered with
headless trunks, the dvtng and tho dead.
Santa Cruz acknowledges the loss of COO
A Machine lo prevent wear and tear of
Conscience. All conscientious scruples on
account of telling dissgrccablc company
that tho person called for is not at home,
may now bo remedied, pays tho the Boston
Times, by tho use of n yankeo invention in
the shape of a revolving dia I Door Plate.
When a person calls whose company is
not desired, it is only ueceasary to lurn tho
Plate, when the simple but significant, and
often lying words, "not at home," is pre
sented to the, eye of the applicant. What
an immense woar and tear of conscience
may be thus saved ? Tho time is not far
distant, perhaps, when men will tell all
their filschoods by the tise of machinery,
and will not be obliged to hunt up their
stray consciences once a week, as they
On tho 17lh of February, Salaverry. to-
ifnlhar lull!, litd flannptla n n rl fl.lnnnle IT'or
soon bo imitated by his neighbors nn,ii; a;nn, rWnmm. nnd
Fathion itself, the cause of so many follies, n ii, ,, ci. ThKt. i.(r..r.
may bo subsidized in aid or virtuous enjoy- cd firsti and vvhen Salaverry was brought
ment. Let some honest dweller in the coun olU t0 havc lho bandage placed on his eyes
try make the trial, by holding up before his hB disdainfully refused, savinr? " I can look
mind rural decoration as a distinct object. m m.j,., ; , ho f.eB. inr rr m no
Let htm secure to himself a house and garden part of my compos!jtion.i We may admire
whero he is willing to spend his life. Let the courage but must despise the cruolty,
him. as his means allow, have it tight and .,, rpin: :n ,i,n r.t nr thi wmiehed tv
.-j , .. ..... -j
From the Maine Farmer.
HERE IT IS.
We really hope that every man, woman
and child who happen lo cast their eyes
on this caption, will read the following ar.
tide, which we find credited to the Boston
Courier, which by the way, wo regret to
as we wanted, and such as we are pleased
with read it, and pray dont forget it, but
" go ahead."
We do not know that the following arti
at present in that predicament. It cannot cle may not he appropriately placed under
bo denied that our present ruler, before he Geopnnks, although Unas something to do
was elevated to the high station ho now
occupies, was ot a violent temper or uis
position. Since he is in his high olhce. he
has dismissed more persons Irom office,
simply for their pilitical opinions, though
otherwise good and u-oful men, than all
tho other presidents have dune in the course
of nearly fori y years. Yes, more persons
with cirpentry and painting as well as hor
liculttiral husbandry. It is from the New
ark Daily Advertiser, and purports to be
number jive of a series of essays under lho
title of 'Ununiry itesiuencns." its prede
cessors wc have not been fortunate enough
'Our times and our region arc utilitarian
were dismissed in ono year, than in forty yet the practical man whoso views are en
years before, and llie persecution mil con
As soon as the President and directors of
the bank of the United States resisted his
attempt to make tl.at institution a political
engine ol persecution, he became their vio
lent, unrelenting enemy and persecutor.
When the Congress of tho United Stales
passed the law, a few years ago by a con-
siderablc majority in both houses, to renew
tho charter ot the bank, having had the ex-
iarge'd, will not fain to see that pleasure of
imagination and taste have their price.
Decoration naturally comes after use ; we
build our houses before wc deck them.
But in the advancement of society there
is a stage at which men always set a value
upon ornament. And though luxury may
grow out of these same circiimttances. they
have fruits which are desirable, such as
increased contentment, placid joy, refined
taste, cheorfiil reflection, end the lovo or
finished and by all meanj duty closed. This
is the frame, work ; after this ensue the
details. Let him loarn the economy of n
little timely taint, and or a fence or hedeo
which will withstand the assaults of wind
and beads. From day to day as ho may
bo able to snatch a moment for breathing
tho trcsii air, let turn rctnovo unsigntly
objects and maKe an entrance upon posi
t'TUi ojnam jr.;. How easy it iz to set our
clumps or rows of trees, for shade or fruit,
flowering shrubs or evergreen hedges.
How agreeable to the wife and little ones
to be called out to join in dropping the
cheap flower seed, or training tho luxuriant
To mechanics and other working men,
this subject is peculiarly interesting. Tho
confinement of their daily toils creates Iho
want ol just such relaxation and rclrcsli
ment as hive been indicated. And let it
bo remembered, that in our country, even
the poor man should cultivate his taste, bo
cause every poor man Iooks forward lo the
time when ho shall be rich. Uil lurn et
ucatc his faculties, that his ignorance may
not some day disgrace his wealth. It is
common to sneer at the mechanic, and to
consider the youth who becomes an appren
tico as degraded. I bis is very sliortsisht
cd. I know no class of socioty whom sue
cess makes so truly independent, or who in
tho decline of life have so much pleasure
as Mechanics. Compare them in this re
spoct with professional men. The lawyer.
or the physician, however wealthy ho may
become, finds his labor increased; the more
riches tho more toil. Unless he relinquish
cs his business altogether, he mut do the
work himself. lie cannot send his loreman
to set a leg or plead a cause ; nor can he,
like the rich mechanic, sit in his arbor or
his garden, and know that nil his great
concerns aro well conducted by proxy
Mechanics should look to tins, and Irom the
time when they first enter a little habiti
tion of their own, should cultivate the dc-
liirlits of rural ornament.
Il is timo Tor us Mr. Editor to encourago
efforts of this kind; not by a snctotv. nor
by a public meeting ol some hours, ending
in tho 'appointment or a committee;' but
by selling the work oT improvement on
root in some one spot. This is the princi
ple or healthful growth. Drop a iced, let
it silently germinate, spring up, flower, and
bear Iruit. austraus.
rant. He expressed a wish to bo shot by a
guard of his own countrymen which was
complied with. -This soidistant ''Napoleon
of South America" then carried out the
farce still farther, but very inappropriately
by imitating that great captain at Grenoble,
andsaying,"ir you will kill your General
lire :" winch they did. liighty moro oi
his officers were sentenced to bo shot, nnd
about 100 moru condemned to hard labor,
in chains, for three years on the public
works of Peru. Among which, will bo a
splendid bridge near Arequipa. which Sal
averry oiew up in me courso ot the action.
It is hoped this punishment, thus for the
hrst time established, will havc a salutary
effect in suppressing tho frequent and
bloody insurrections which have desolated
that country and destroyed its brighten!
prospects to say nothing of the injurious
consequences ol American commerce
ocricnce. during a period ot lorly years, ol Home, un these particulars i cannot en
the usefulness and indeed the necessity of large, though each of them is pregnant
bank or the United States, ho vetoed the
law. and alas, thero could not be louml a
sufficient majority in either house of Con
gress to resist his tyrannical and grass as
sumption or power.
Sion auer ho determined to remove tin
nublic depositcs from the bank, though by
the charter, thoy were lawlully and unal-
Along tho bank of a finished canal, I saw
the other day. a settlement which, at the
distance of a furlon" showed the origin or
its tenants. Extemporaneous huts, barrel
chimneys, windows without glass, floors
without boards, and a dungeon at the por
tal; these offored tho diagnosis of a hovel.
Hero was no decoration ; and I arguo con-
terably secures to the bank until tho expi- corning this settlement, that there are no
ration of its charter. He directed his sec.
retarv or.lho Treasury to proceed fiirih-
with in tliN unjustifiable transaction; hut
that man had too much virtue and integrity
lo obey his unlawful command, and resign
ed. He howover soon found a character
willing to obey him.
This treasure is now scattered over the
country in a very insecure manner, nmong
the favorites to bo made use for election
cering purposes, &c. &c. as may bo requir
ed. Let any ono read the debates and ex
positions on that subject in congress. Read
Mr Clav'a spoech or the 26th or April on
the subject of the Land Bill, ond tho pros
pect Ol our Sliuauun ia;iici;iiiiu n tno
itos and our currency generally.
tvh.i u most to be lamented is the un
accountable and extraordinary conduct of
intellectual pleasures, no taste, po refine
ment, no flrcsido happiness.
Let me chaniro thesccne. I new n fam
l ily of English people, no richer than thuio
nut noticed, who lived in a dwelling no
larger than one of thesu but how dillerent.
I see il in memory, its whitened palings
and beaten walk to the door, its tight sides
and close roof ; and especially its edge of
summer Mowers around a plot of tho clear
est grass, and its rnscs and woodbine
creeping over cvory window. Thoy were
poor, but they wcro tidy. Moro than this,
they were fond of natural beauty, and fond
of homo, and therefore always aiming to
maKe nome lovely
Every reader has many limes seen the
same thing, and tome havo already learned
the connexion betweon simple decoration
llie people thorn-elves. After they had the ' and donmtic virtue and peace. Why does
A SAtr,on's Funeral. There is an
honest open heartedncsa about a sailor
which lo us "land lubbers" is at once novel
and interesting. Tho recent dischargo of
tho Delaware, threw upon our city a great
number of these amphibious creatures, and
our streets have beon for some time past
thronged with Ihem. Two or threo of
l hem have died recently, and their lunerais
have been got up in n style which puts our
carriage and liveries completely in the
shade." Wo witnessed ono last week.
A hack led the way, containing the olllciat
ing minuter, sexton, &c ; next came the
hear-to with the remains of the sailor, im
mediately behind il a handsome, thick
whiskered Lon Tom coffin, bearing tho
ensign of lho United States, and supported
on either eido by a body guard; then fol
lowed about two hundred sturdy looking
follows, in blue shirts, tarpuuling hats,
blue coats and white trowsors. hand in
hand, trying to look serious When the
procession arrived at the gravo yard, and
the coflin was about to bo lowered, ono of
them obsorved that the gravo was half
filled wilh water, and spoke out something
to this effect: "Avast there; comrade ! iTeo
be you're going to bury our nfstmatc on
land, why, do so; but ifyou'ro going to bury
The important discovery made by Dr
Luzenburg.an intelligent physician oTNew
Orleans, that tho pustules and mark left
upon persons afflicted with the small-pox
arise from exposure to the light, has been
verified in various experiments made upon
patients in ono or tho hospitals under his
charge. The Now Orleans Bee oftlic 23th
has the following paragraph on the subject.
"Formerly he tested the principle in many
experiments made at the charity Hospital,
which Mr. (now Dr.) Picton incorporated
in a medical treatise for a graduate's diplo
ma: and lately he liasprnvedin many caes
sent to his own hospital--tho Franklin In
firmary. Reasoning on the singular fact
that the clad body never had pitted marks
and that the exposed members generally
had. he inferred that this originated from
the want uf light, whoso effects on cutan
eous diseases are already known. He sep
aratcd one pari of tho body, on which ho
allowed lho light to fall day and night, and
had the superior members completely sha
tied by rugs from its effects. 1 he conse
quence was that tho exposed parts were
strongly pitted on tho recovery of tho pa.
tientu, whilo no marks remained on the
This is a happy discovery, and doubly so
when the same system being used will
change a maltgnantstago into a mild. This
has also been fully attested by Dr. Luzen
The learned doctor believes that diseas.
es oT the eye might be similarly treated
with equal success, and indeed most culan.
eous diseases .- as their virulence is chiefly
caused by the light the absonco or depriv.
ation of which will obviate their malignancy
and promote the utility of proper remedies.
jACK50NVII.Lt". AND McnGUOSIA IlMNOH
Rail iiuad. This road is lo extend from
Jacksonville in Morgan County lo Merodo
sia on the Illinois River, a distance of 25
miles. It passes, we are informed, through
ono of the mo9t level, fertilo Rnd highly
cultivated region? of the S'ate. Tho capi
tal is one hundred thousand, with the privi
lege of increasing it to two hundred thou
sand dollars. Tho company has four year.n
lo commence and eight years to completo
the road. It is believed that tho road will
bo ultimately continued across tho State
and connect with a road in Indiana, and
finally reach the Lake or bo connected
with the IN. lork and brie Kailroad.
Any person owning lands in Morgan
County may subscribo for stock, one share
at least on every 40 acres, by giving a
mortgage and psying G per cent, intereft
to the company, and tho company may in
turn rais3 money on these bonds and morU
gages for llie construction of the road.
1- rom tho uncommon lavorabw charae'er
of the country.it is believed the entire work
mav be completed for gIGO.OOO.
The company is authorised to loan out
any surplus money they may have nt twelve
per cent, interest, or any less ralo as tho
directors may determine.
Akron and PKriRYsnunou llAtr.noAn.
Tlie commissioners for organizing the Ak
ron and Pcrrysburgh Railroad company
met ntpNorwalk , on the 25th u!t., and re
solved that books for subscription to tho
stock of said company be opened at Perrys
burgh, Lower Sandusky, Norwalk, Wel
lington, Medina and Akron, on the 25th
inst.: and thnt Una II. Peak and James
Justice bo .appoin'cd to employ an engineer,
and to obtain releases of persons owning
lands along tho ro-itn.
Gold Mines in the U. State. In
tho ton years between 1G23 and 1333, tho
income from the North Carolina mines in
creased from four thousand d.illars a year
to four hundred and seventy five thousand.
Since 1!)33, the income from that State has
slightly diminished. The territory in
North Carolina in which gold is found,
is of small extent, and it is said that tho
deposit mines of Virginia, North Carolina
nnd Georgia, will ba exhaustad in a few
ItEMAnKAni.E Watch. M. Itcbiller
has made a watch, all the wheels of which
and every portion of tho works, nro visible
from the out side. Tho case, tho bridges,
and many oftlic wheels are or rock crystal
a subslanco perfectly transparent; and lit
tle inferior in hardness to tho gems.
Tho screws are tapped in the crystal it
self all tho holes are sunk in rubies; the
piece which forms the cscapoment is of
sapphire; and the balanco wheel is ofcrys
When lho difficulty of working in such
a substance, on a scale requiring so much
delicacy as a watch, which may be suspen
ded from a lady's nock, is duly considered,
one can scarcely conceive how tho maker
could succeed in a work of this nature.
Mr R. asserts that il keeps lime almost
as well as a chronometer, and he attributes
this to the balance wheel being of crystal,
Long lived pumpkins. Mr. Lawreneo
our member in Congress, has received from
Mr. Kennon, a member from Pennsylvania,
some pumpkin seeds which he has sent to
our friend Fcssenden, of tho New England
Fanner. The peculiarity of the pumpkins
of which these arc specimens of tho seed,
is. thnt they may he preserved seven year:.
Mr. Kennon informed Mr. Lawrence, that
ono of his neighbors Ins some that wcro
taken from the vines tree yearsago, which
are ns Bound as on the day they were plucked-
What an invaluable addition lo tho
few comforts enjoyed by mariners .on long
voyages particularly whalemen. When
Mr. Kennon travels in New England, tho
farmers should fodder him gratis. Tram.
Statistics of .Veto Orleans for 1 H35. The
report of tho city treasurer is an instructive
document and an authentic picture of the
prosperity of this great emporium, and of
the peculiar features which distinguish it
Gallo. American papulation fiom all other
cities in the U. Siatcs. The balanco in
the city treasury at lho end nr 1835, wa?
157,714. Tne rent or tho boor market
was 37,500; the vegetable, gl3,300 ; the
lease ortho Oyster stands, gi4,IG5; Levy
Duties and those (in Steam and Hat boilt.
7G.081 ; on cabarets (small taverns) and
billiards, gOG,39l, an increase from last
yoar; taxos on carls, 20,81 1 ono third moro
than the previous year ; hawkers and ped.
Inrs licences 1,31 1, dccrcsned one half.
Cost of pavinj the city, g308,409 ; light
ing 27,290; city guard. $15,570 . charita
bio appropriations, 14,02c, die Value of
real oitato ol the corporation 1,250,000.
Albavit ToNNEL.The books for ub
scription to this stock 100,000 wore
opened on Tuesday, in Albany.