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BY II. K. STAC.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1836.
1YOL. X No. 478.
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THEnE'S MUSIC IN A MOl'llEIt'S VOICE.
There'll mimic in :i niuiliei ' voice,
More mvppi tli. in tn t'rxrs sighing ;
There's kindness in n mother's glance,
To j pure for ever djing.
There's loc vvilhin a mother's breast,
So deep Ms ovet flowing,
And cure fur lhu,e she c.ills her own,
That's ever, ever growings
There's anguish in n mother's tear,
Wlicn f.iit'ivfll fondly hiking,
That so thehe.iit of pity mows,
It ecu celj keeps fioin bieaking.
Ami when :i tnnihcr kneels to hc.tven,
And fur tiei child is pi a) ing,
O I tvlm i-li til li.i IT ilic fcivor jell.
That linens in nil she's s.tjing !
A mother ! how her lender .iris
Can somliu the hie.isl of cuIiicm,
And ihnnijh the gloom of life once more,
Sid thine the tun ufgl.nlne.-3 !
A mother ! when, like evening's star,
Her coiiipc liuili ee.i'eil hefuie us,
From blighter worlds leg.inls us still)
And watches fundly o'er us.
'I saw them not, seeing only lltcc before I great flangcr and distress, I hoy called upon
mv nvos. adv." l ie saxon a rates o crmo to iitetr nusis
Thou hnst earned rnnrleav.' smiled hv tonco. I hev were invited to servo
Ivn ; 'hut toll inn ilnlst tliutt break a lance, mercenary soldiers, and wore promised
or lose a charger or or gain a wound in groat rewards, not only in gold and silver,
.1 . . . ,i 1.... . -I I 1 n nn.l nd
nils Rnmn iti irnnmnni r iiiil 1 11 irruiiis in mi u ua lull u uin.
Navi ladv, but 1 unhorsed a bold crusa- valuable tin dnuht ns anv t" be round in
dnr.' Toxa. The Saxon pirates cognrly ac-
T.mlv nnlovn nnrliul her lin. 'Mothinks. ccnted the invitation. Thev volunteered
ir Hiutli llml wna input cniirl. Bine.,! nut 11 V I IllllSands 1 nllll Under 1 1 1 0 C 1 111 1 1 ( 1 1 II U 111
one dmn of lliv bravo bltiud was snilt.' Hengist and Horsa heroes qnile ns re
Sir IIutIi started. Hie budy continued, spcclauio ns miraucou unmar or uencrni
Melhinks. likewise, that a faded chanlct. Houston thev poured into the country.
and a worn scarf were unsightly gifts fur 1 hoy repulsed the nets, whose soldier
thy ladye love. No, no, sir knight ; when ship scorns to havo been about on a par
' vn pvn Si. Inn weds, t must bo wil l one Willi inai nt our rtiuxican ncignunrs, anu
vvorlhv her hand: when Selon Manor owns delivered Great lint inn from lier tnvadors.
tnaslur, it must be one who will not dis
grace ilrt ancient halls.'
Evnleyn !' exclaimed (ho knight, grasp
ing his Hword, ! know thee not in this
strange mood it 13 enough when 1 ant
gone, think on thy words. No longer shall
Hugh do Uasconvtllo disgrace tlnne anctenl
LOVE IN TUB OLDEN TIME.
TI10 Lady Eveleyn 3eton of Solon Ma
nor. was young, beautiful, rich, and an or
Dhnn. Too voting to join in thogny revel
nl'ihn court, she was still immured within
her ancient halls, under the watchful eye
of her aunt, the Lady Alice; and though
retired from the society of the ago In
which thev lived, iniiuv were lite suitors
asnirimr In the hand of the fair Eveleyn.
One alone appeared slightly favoured he
was the young Sir ltiign ue uusconviue,
the most flushed courllor and accomplished
knight under the banners of Richard Ccctir
rlR r.i'ini : but Ladv Eveleyn was fickle
she inherited all 1 ho pride of the Setons
and took mure delight in gazing at the grim
nrrav of her warrior ancestors in tlie gu
lorw nf fnmilv uortratts than ill listening to
the courtly phrases and laughing tones of
Sir Hugh ! , . , ,
'I would I could win thy love, fair lady
Eveleyn,' snjd the knight one day as they
tho rrallorv together, (Lady Alice
acting propriety in the distance) 'three
years" havu I wooed thee, yet still thou art
inmliTitiiifr : hid mo servo thco. bid 1110
perform a Task, any thing to win thee.'
'Nav. replied Eveleyn, ! imposo no las
I dnnht then not: and vet 'I were well
to try theo nnlhinks luok round thee, look
At mv soldier ancestors all of whom were
irreal in arms, and (allied for deeds of prow
ess incthink'st thou that the last of the
Setons (should wed with a a a slrippling
k-nmlit. whoso, sword lias never left its scab
bard whose brow has never faced a battle
whnse-nrm nerchance might tail beture,
Ston ladv.' said Sir Hugh, indignantly.
1 bear I understand thee thou shall see
that Hiiirh do Uascouville owns no craven
heart I thought not with those high feel
in" of thine own, thou would! have kept
me bo long tamely captive m thy Irani.
'Silence, Sir Hugh' exclaimed Eveleyn
in her turn roused, 'thou att lorgeiting my
eelT ; wo would be alone.'
Khn ivnved her hand it was enough
iIib Itninlii bowed low and springing on hi
linrsp. dn.-hed furiously pact tho windows
nnil uina not of Sight.
The flower of the French nobility were
pninvimr the gayest tournament that
hollo France had ever witnessed, vvien an
iinlniiiwn kintrhl entered the list, and dial
lenged the viclor of the day to single cum
bat. He was tall, sltglnly made, well arm
ed and well mounted, anil a inutmur 01 as
inni.limpnt went round as he bent Ins tdu
medhead before the royal canopy; but the
murmur rose to a prolonged suoui 01 up
vIipii Iho latico of the ctrungur
rang on tho breart of Ins opponent,
hurled him to tho ground.
After assisting ihc fallen knight tn rise
Iho stranger advanced slowly and grace
fully towards tho platform whence the prize
was presented, and receiving on Hie point
of his lance the chaplet and scarf, with a
low obeibance lie turned and was gone be
fore the vanquished had limo to recover his
eeat or his seizes. Who could llm Mran
ger knight be, tavo Sir Hugh de Gatcon.
.mIIo ?
When the drawbridge of Seton Manor
wn lowered and the stalely turrets burst
on his sight, n thrill of fearful expectation
curled tnroiign uis vui. 1 p.....
silver scarf of Franco floated on his shou.
nnl t I.P nhn nlot of mile roses now with'
cred hung on his arm ns ho reined in his
rharire'iit the gate, and dismounting, paced
i, it... vpsiiliulc. which opened into
the withdrawing rooin. Ho heard lady
Piritlovn'rf voice, and the knight paused
Three weeks had passed ince ho left those
wnnme ill niltror. and reiuenibering his par
.:.. cof.nphn dreaded the reception ho
1 ,.. ,,t,i,,u hn mitered and on
migiH iii'ji-i. w.w...-... - -
his bended knee, laid the trophies ut lady
Eveleyn s loot.
So sir Hurli !' exclaimed the beauty
with the faintest blush in Iho world, 'thin
art returned, whilher hast thou been ? 1 lit
Lady Ahco thought thou hnJst forgoltct
1 S.onn Manor.'
....uu, Kvnlnvn.' said the knight
,i,n mil think ol tne ;
In truth. I seldom think, Binoe thinking
1. .1,0 -.inninnniicQ : but whither
thou been, and what are these, the chaplet
1 curl ?'
Ladye love. I have journeyed to Fronce
and these aro the trophies won by my poor
arm at its lalcbl tournament.'
Ami wherefore hast thou laid them at
my leet air h"k . . . -
To win a. boon,' whispered do Gascon
1 1
'What wouldst thou." said tho lady, col
the boon .''
Evelevn hast thou so soon forgotten ?'
Arc Iho ladies of France fair fair liugiir
halls! I have loved thee, Eveleyn, but for excellent land, and the inhabitants little
thvself alotto I have wooed thee, but not able tn resist tliem. these virtuous, heroic,
for thy gold.' chivalrous Anglo Saxons resolved lo por-
'Nav. Hu"li, dear llugn, uiou an 100 11011 mu iou wuiiic uuiung iuuiiil-ivus.
spriniis 1 hut tnnanl- vviuioui liny ruiuru iu 1110 uiuiiu ur ruiuuu
'It mnilnrs not now. adv. thv words arc s' ranees ol tlie termer possessors, and in ut-
traced in fire on my liearl; not because lliy tor coniernpl or-all previous grams, wnelli
Invnd lins nronounced them, but because or to comprtnici or individuals.
others beared thee scorn tne; the day may In tho fulfilment of this maganimous re
pnmn when I mav be vvorlhv of thee ; till solution, the Anglo-Saxon commenced a
thpn F.vpIpvu. f.irowull !' " war of cxtorminal ion against their British
J . . r 1 . n . . .:
'Nav. stop, one word! cried Hvcieyn; nut menus, r nun nine iu nine, new cuinpau
hn wax too late; cro the the tears could hes of volunteers ' arrived from the con
hurst frmn hor ovos Sir Hugh du Gascon- linent; anil in tlie course ol a century or
ville anil Ins good charger, were skirting two of barbarous and bloody warfare, the
ilm flisin.it hills: ere anilher inutn-ni Aug'o-Saxons succeeded in subduing the
r-rnld flv. he was lost to her eight, and, native liritons, in destroying their citie
sinking "on lier seat, the lady Eveleyn So- burning their churches, rooting out their
ton nxc 3 med in the bitterness ot repen- language, auu wncro inoy uiu not cxter
What followed, is somewhat remarkable; &
probably it is the very particular act oftheir
illustrious, ancestors-, which most excites the
virtuous envy, and is most likely to provoke
the emulation of our modern Anglo Saxons.
Having driven out the tnvadors, and seo
ing Britain to be a fine country, Willi much
inori! numoroiiB are tho venturers in thoiof blond: theboy himself attempted tn open I feci ease by applying oxalic acid nnd by
lottery. In these limes of enthusiasm and tho vein at tho bond of tho elbow, but, liko subsequent washing, white not the slightest
impulse, it. becomes the reasonable, tho so the cook, ho ailed in bringing blood.
bcr minded, tho true lovers of penco and Tho cantain then said "This is of no use.
justice, the real friends of social improve- 'tis better to put him nut of pain by bleed
tiienl, 10 take good care, lest the arts of inn-him in tho throat."
1 1 ! . t , . . 1 1 , I . . . . ... , .. ,
luiiu-jouocrs. 1110 cxcticu toolings ot n At this O'lirion, lor lite lirsl lime, iookco
people ill-informed and purposely misled; torrifiod, and begged that they would give chlorine or nf sulphuric acid. Zalpln
the adventurous ardor of our young men, him a little timol ho said ho 'was cold nnd acid is perhaps sttll belter, being less
chango vvas observed in tho tnatks of Ilia
print. Old ink spots nnd especially ihoso
of very black ink iru more difficult to re-
move, btniin ol Irillt on while stuffs are
readily removed by n dilute solution of
lorous
liabla
nnd Iho plundering spirit of our population, Kvcak, but if they would let him lie down to injure the cloth ; 10 apply it, iho cloth
coinbino lo drag us headlong into n war and sleep for a little, ho would got warm is simply moistened nnil exposed lo ihu
belnre wo arc aware of it. It would be and then ho would bleed freely. To tin- vap ir of Iho burning sulphur.. Where it is
lamentoble indeed, if after distinguishing thero were expressions of disont from the practicable louse chlorine in a gaeou3
ourselves at Vicsbnrgh and ctsovv. here, by men, and the captain said 'twas better at state, it is preferable to a solution, theru
our extraordinary efforts lo rid the country once to lav hold on him and let th? cook being less danger of injuring the cloth.
of gamblers and vagabonds we should suffer cut his throat. O'Brien, driven lo extroin Compound spots are more difficult lo remove
ily declared he would not let them ; the and they require different applications
first man ho said, who laid hands on nun, according lo I he respective natures ol tho
twnuld be the worse for htm; that he d compolent tnrls of the substances causing
appear lo him another time; that he'd haunt the stain. Thus, fur m-tanco, grease from
him after death. There was a general lies a wheel work, requires first that the gnuisfi
ilation amongst litem, when a fellow named sliuuld ho dissolved by an alkali, and thou
Ilarrinmon seized the boy, and they rushed the iron is rem ived bv ox-ihc acid.
in upon him ; he screamed and struggled 3. Where the stuffs arc not white but
violently, addressing himself in particular have been colored by dies, those substances
to Sullivan a Tarbert man. Tho poor should he cmplojed to rcmovo thu slain,
voulh was however Boon got down, and which will not change the color of tho dvo.
the cook, after considerable hesitation, cut Or if this cannot be done, and the substatico
i s throat with a case kntle, and tho lurleen applied niters the color, a knowledge ut
was nut under tho bov's neck lo save the those substances is necessary which will
blood. ro cstablisll'the color. If, for instance, an
As soon a? tho horrid act had boon par- Alkali has boon employed ti remove an
petratcd. tho blood was served to the men. acid Irom a vtoiei onto or red cloth, and a
these very people to involve ub in 0 contest
I whic'i success would disgrace us, and
misfortune make us truly contemptible.
Uoslon Jluas.
tance, ho is gone, and 1 navo lusitnc iruo-i
heart that ever knight proffered to ladye
love !'
Tho Christian armv, under Cccur do Lo
on sot out for tho Holy Land, and, amongst
Iheir glittering numbers appeared Sir
Hush do Gasconville. It were vain lo
repeat the trials and hardships they endur
ed ; it is enough, that alier years of toil,
tho few who escaped with their lives ro
turned to their native land, and of them
was reconcd Sir Hugh ; but ho waschang
ed. The tall proud voulh was covered
with wounds, worn, subdued, ill, mnlauchn
Iv; vet his first thought waa of Eveleyn
minalc them, in reducing the whole people
to an ignominious servitude. I lie British
were a nation comparatively civilized; for
the Romans had introduced their language,
laws, arts and institutions into the island;
and the christian religion had been early
preached there and was generally received.
All Una the Saxons ovetturned; for they
were pagans as well as barbarians.
Having subdued the Britons, the Anglo
Saxons spent several centuries in fighting
among themselves. They waged a series
of bloody contests, without object or aims
except the more love of fighting, and which
according lo Millon, are as little worthy of
Selon. Ho faultored ill asking after her a place in history as the battles ol hawk
whom he loved ; but n wild sensation of and kites. Meanwhile, however, they wore
miix'led pleasure and pain awoke in his visited by certain missionaries from Rome
breast 011 finding that she was still alive, where thu papacy was now completely cs
well, and Evelevn Selon. lablishcd; and by a scries of impudent
His determination was taken, ho would Irauds ard gross impostures, tliny were
see her once more, nnd just ns the Bummer converted to the catholic faith, and soon
son had set hu mid the Yorkshire III Is. Sir oecamo lamous inrougnoui Europe tor tneir
HiktIi de Gasconville rati" the great bell of extreme superstition, and the implicit ouo
Setnn Mnnor. ninco Willi which they submitted to the
II,, Innnd Evelevn surrounded bv her at- Roman pontilt. Having turned monk
leniliiots. and devotees, they gave up their londness
I'hou art a soldier and a crusader,' said lor war; and belore long their coasts went
she. bendiii": 'and thou art welcome to our visited and plundered by bands ol volunteer
casile; but who art thou ?'
Ladv.' began Sir Hugh.
Ah !' shrieked Eveleyn, 'I know thee !
Hugh, dear Hugh, welcome, welcome
home !'
It is I indeed, lady, but sadly, norely
changed I lannot kneel lo thee now; I
mav not offer thee Ihu strength ot this arm,
for it is helpless; I cannot slaud before
thee without the slay of my good lance;
yet would I see thee once again. May I
spenk with I bee alone:
Evelevn waved back the attendants.
'Evelevn,' said t lie knight as he lilted Ins
plumed helmet off, 'thou secst me !'
'I hear theo Hugh, 11 is enough !'
'Nay, raise thine eyes, thou seesl but the
wreck ol Hugh de Uasconvillo, and coti'
scions that though Ins hand has been soil;
ed in I ho blood of the enemy, and though
lances have been broken and sabres bonl
on this body, I am si ill unworthy of thee.
I came faint, wounded and disabled, to bid
thee a long, a last farewell !'
Then iliou lovest me no longer, Hugh !'
crved Hvulcyn
Belter than life,' replied the knight, 'yet
tliiukesi thou 1 am mm to win a woman s
luve ?'
Yes,' exclaimed Eveleyn, throwing her
arm round thu lance on which he leant.
say 110 more. I am still thine in heart.
Though 1 him art wounded 'twas in a noble
cause. 1 linn hast (ought long and brave
Iv ! Though disabled thou art not dishonor
ed ! In I'uturu this arm shall be thv stay,
and if thou will Hugh, mine own Hugh,
this hand shall ha thy well won prize ?'
tng Danes anil Northmen, win lollowedtho
ancient profession of the Anglo Saxons
rheso Danes, finding the Saxons witboul
courage or spirit, overran and plundered
the whole count rv and finally, one oftheir
chiefs made himself king of England. Tho
Anglosaxon princes succeeded in regain
ing a throne whicli l hey did not loog re
tuin. A new invasion was undertaken nnd
successfully accomplished by William of
Normandy. A single battle decided the
(ato of the i-land. Thu Anglo-Saxons
were stripped ol their lands, which wore
divided among the Norman adventurers
and this handful offoreigners was ablo lo
tread tho whole Saxon .nation under foot
to supercede tho usu oftheir language and
laws, and lo extinguish forever their na
1 tonal existence. Henceforward the Angl
Saxons aro only known 111 history ; except
vvnen tnev chance to find a place m congros
nional orations or newspaper editorials
Now what can equal the utter fatuity
except perhaps the unblushing impudence
of those political inounte-haiiks, who
gravely and seriously assuro the American
people, that they aro indebted for every
thing excellent in their institutions, com
mcndable in their ch iractcr, and noble
their sentiments, to the single fact, that iu
tracing back their pedigree fur ton centu
rics, they will hnd theso Anglo Sixon pi.
rates thosu brutal, bloody and supersti
tious barbarians to have been among their
ancestors?
Assuredly wo have great ciuso of grat-
litndc, and tho (act may well inspire us
w'nli lolly notions of the capabilities nf
'Won won ." murmured sir Hugh, 'and human nature, that by the progressive
lost, lost, as soon as won !'
THE ANGLO-SAXONS
Wo have lately been told by oloquent
speakers in Congress, and eloquent wri
tors in the newspapers, that the American
people owe their advancement in tho world
and all their triumphs ot industry, cmcr
prise nnd ingenuity, to tlioir descent from
ameliorations ultimo, and the concurrence
of fortunate circumstances, being descended
from such ancestors, we have come to ba
such as we now aro. But our gratitude is
duo to tho progress of knowledge nnd of
arts; and to tho gradual devulopemcnl of
tho inborn energies ol humanity; not to
the accident of Saxon or of Celtic blood.
This attempt to carry back the pub
prise 111111 iii-iuuuny, 111 iiiuir uusloiii iroiii ,. . . ., , ., T 1
Iho Anglo-Saxons. To our precious Saxoti "nliinent lo the prejudices ol the Dark
b ood, wo are indented it seems, Inr our
laws, our liberty, our intelligence and our
civilization; not to tho "wisdom nl nor an
ceslors," according tn I he doctrine so fash
ionable among the Lnglish lories; but il
wo believe our democratic doctors, to our
blood; that is to our lamilv descent
If this bo so; if 111 fact our obligations to
our Saxon ancestors aro so very trcmcu
dous ; il is a subject of natural curiosity.
indeed tho promptings of filial duty and
gralltudc imperiously demand of us, tn
inquire Who wehb tub Aivglo. Saxons?
impartial history, which seldom proves
a flatterer, will inform us, that the Anglo
Saxons first appear upon thu public stago
as a clan of barbarian pirates, who had
established themselves upon the northern
shore of tho Baltic, (iiid tlicuco carried on
a bloody plundering war against all Iho
neighboring coasts : It so happened that
tho southern inhabitants of thu British
Ages, and to inditco a republican people to
ascribe lo their nnce-dry and descent, that
for which they an: inde'itcd to the onvvurd
spirit ol innovation and improvement, might
well be left lo die of innate emptiness, were
it not evidently the child not of fully, but
ofa wilful spirit of fraud and plunder, a
spirit that is now, and always has been, tlie
grand stumbling block in tho inarch of hu
man improvement.
Our modern Anglo Saxons, who if they
feel tho honor of their ancestry, feel also
sorno touches not uf lis protended, but of its
real spirit; our modern A lglo Saxons
openly avow thu wish and the desnrn to on
gage this nation iu a war of connucst and
plunder, to which they disdain to inoicoto
any other bounds than tho limits of tho
American continent! Must modest, most
magnanimous heroes
Yet tho very extravagance of these spec
ulations is a great reason whv wo should
Is nuds. became engaged in a sort 01 civil 1 ue on our guard aga usi 1 hem. The more
... in,n.n.l nl.i Willi llinir nrirthnrnl snlendul the nre.n . ilimml, il.n r.,iii-n of tho ami. 1 no cook CUt Ills V0II1S 8CroS9
neighbor's; and bciiijl hard pressed nnd inldrawing it is proportionally less, yet the 1 with a email knife, but could bring no flow
From the Limerick Star.
HORRIBLE SHIPWRECK.
Tho Francis Spaight, of 345 tons, Indon
with timber, sailed frmn St. John's, New-
loundland, on 24th November, bound for
Limerick. TI12 crew amounted lo 14 men
with the captain & male;lhev had fine wea
ihor a few days, but it afterwards blew so
hard that 1 hey were obliged to drive before
the vvind. At three in the morning of Decern
borSd, the vessel, through the carelessness
f the helmsman, suddenly broached to,
and in less than an hour she lay on her
beam ends, the greater part of the crew
saving themselves by clinging to tho rig
ging. Patrick Cusack and Patrick Behane
wore drowned in tho forecastle, and Grif
fith, the male, in the after cabin. Tho
Ciplainand Mulvillcgot to the fore and
main masts, and cut them away; the mizcu
top mast went witli them over tho bide,
and the ship immediately righted. As
soon as she righted, sho settled down 111
the sea, and there was scarcely any of her
In no seen except the poop and bulwarks.
No situation could be more miserable than
that of tho unfortunate crew, standing ancle
loop on the wreck, in a winter's night, and
clinging to whatever object was nearest, as
sea after sea rolled successively over them.
On the dawn, they discovered that their
provisions had bo-Mi washed overboard, and
they had no means of coming at any fresh
water. Tho gale continued unabated, and
for safety and shelter they gathered into
tho cabin under tho. poop. Even hero sho
was so deep with water, a dry plank could
not bo found, and their onlv rest was by
standing close together. At ten in tho
forenoon a vessel was descried to the
westward, but she stood far away beyond
the rc u'h of signal, and was soon out of
sight. That day and the next passed
away without any change in the weather.
On the third, it began to moderate. There
were thirteen hands alive nnd not one hud
lasled a morsel of food since Iho wreck:
and they had only three bottles of wine
this woh served out in wine glasses ot long
intervals. There was some occasional
rain which they wcro not prepared at first
for saving, but on the fourth or filth day
they got a cistern under the mizen-masts,
whore it was filled in two days. The pe
nods in which little or no rain loll, were
however, often long, so that they stinted
themselves to the smallest possible allow
ancc. In seven days alter tho appearance
nf the first vessel, another was seen only
lour miles north. An ensign was hoisted
bill sho boro awny liko the former, and
was soon lost to their view. Dsspair was
now in every countenance. How they
lived through Iho succeeding five days it
would bu hard lo tell; sumo few endeavor
ed to eat the horn buttons oftheir jacket
Horrible us this situal iou was, il was made
yet worse by the conduct nf tho crew to
wards 0110 another. As their sufferings iu
creased, they became cross and se!li,h the
strong securing a place on the cabin floor
and pu-lnng aside the weak to shift for
themselves iu the wet and cold. There
was a boy, named O'Brien, especially, who
seemed lo have no mend on board, and en
dured every sort of cruelly und abuse.
Most of the men had got sore legs from
st'induig 111 the salt water, and were peev
ish and apprehensive of being hurl; us snon
as O'Brien came near them iu search of a
dry berth, ho was kicked away, for
he retaliated in curse-'.
(Jo the lUth IJjccmucr, tho Iblli day
since the wreck, the Uaptain said, they
were now a length ot time without stisten
ance, that it was beyond human nature to
emluro it any longer, and that thu only
question for them lo consider was whether
ouo or all should die; ins opinion was,
1 lint one should suffer for thu rest, and that
lots should be drawn between tho fuur boys
as thev could not bo considered so great a
loss to their friends, as those who had
wives and children dopcnding on them.
None objected to this, c.xcopt tho boys,
who cried out against the injustice of 9uch
a proceeding. O'Brien, in particular, pro
tested again-.! it; nnd sonio mutturings wore
heard amongst tho men, that led 1110 initor
to apprehend they might proceed in a more
summary way. Friendless and forlorn as
ho was, they were well calculated to terrify
tho boy into acquiescence, and ho at length
submitted. Mulvillo now prepared some
sticks of different lengths for tho lots. A
bandage was tied over O'Brien's eyes, nnd
he knelt down, resting Ins face on Mulvillo's
knees. Thu latter had tho 6ticl;s in his
hand, nnd was to hold them up, one by ono
demanding whose lot it was. O'Brien was
to call out a name, and whatever person
he named for tho tho shortest stick, was to
die. Mulvillc held up the first stick, and
demanded who it was for. 'The answer
was, "for little Johnny Shcchan," and the
lot was laid aside. The next was held up,
and the demand was repeated, "nn my?elf,"
upon which Mulvillo said, that was the
death lot that O'Brien had culled it for
himself. 'Tho poor fellow hoard tho an
nouncement without uttering n word. Tho
men told him ho must pruparu for death,
ami thu Captain proposed bleeding linn 111
Thev afierwards laid onen the body and
sepa'rated tho limbs; the latter were hunj
over tho stern while a portion of tho for
mcr was allotted for immediate use. and nl
most every ono partook ol it. I his vas
the evening ot the lblh day. 1 ney ate
again late at night; but tho thirst which
was before endurable, now became craving
and thev slaked it with salt water. Sevo
ral were raving and talking wildly inroogn
tho night, and in Iho morning the cool: was
quite mad. His raving continued during
the succeeding night, and in 1 tie morning,
as his end seemed to bo approaching, the
veins of his neck were cut and the blood
drawn from him. This was tho second
death. On that night Bolnno was nnd
and tho boy Burns, on tho following morn
urn-; they were obliged to do lied uy ine
crew, and tho latter eventually bled to
death bv cutting his throat. Behane died
unexpectedly or ho would have suffered the
same late. Next morning Jlaliony ui-ttn
"iiishcd a sail, and raised a shout ol joy
A ship was clearly discernablo, and bear
ir.g her course towards them. Signals
were hoisted, and when she approached.
they held up the hands and feel ol O urien
to excite commisseratton. 1 no vesse
proved to he the Ageuoru, an American.
She put off a boat to their assistance, and
tho survivors of the Francis Spaight were
salelv put on b.iard tho American, wliete
they were treated with the utmost kindness
yellow spot remains, a solution of sulpliato
of iron or copperas must be used. Or where
spots of ink or iron would have been remo
ved by oxalic acid, the color may be re.-tor.
ed by an alkali or a solution of tin. This
branch of our subject is loo extensive for
our present limits, and those who wish lo
pursue the subject wo refer lo works on
lyeing and that department o, chemistry
which relates to it.
ART OF REMOVING STAINS FROM
CLOTH.
The art requires, first a knowledge of the
dmcrcnt subsinne.es producing slams. Se
condly ofthuse substances by which stains
may be removed. And, thirdly a know
edge of tho original coloring matter of the
article, of the action ol Ihu substance upon
it and upon the stutl, and ot those substan
ces which will re-establish the faded color.
I. Among the most common stains are
those of grease, and oils generally, acids,
alkalies, iron rusl, sweet fruits, &c. Some
of these, as grease spots and stains of fruit.
aro easily known ; while some of the others
aro more dilhcult to be distinguished.
These difficulties aro, however, ofien 111 a
great measure overcome by observing
the changes which aro effoctcd in the color
of the stuff. Acids, tor instance, aro gen
orally thus knuvvn : They redden black
brovvu ; and violet dyes and all blue color
except Prussian bluo and Indigo. Yellow
colors are generally rendered paler bv
them, except tho color of anuatto, which
becomes orange.
Alkalies generally cause red colors to
become violet, and blue to become green.
Green woollen cloth is changed by them 10
yellow, yellow to brown and annutlo to
lively red.
Sweat consists principally nf water, with
wliinli a small quantity of muriate of soda, and
acetic, asul; it thereloro produces nearly
the same effects as the acids generally
Urease and nil spot? ure removed by
Receipt for the cure of Hols in a ILirse.
When a horse has bots, it mav often be
iiiuwn by his biting his sides; when he
lias many, they often throw him into great
pain, nnd ha lays down, rolls, and if not
cured soon, dies. When it is behoved that
a horse lus the bots, by the above symp
toms, give a pint of sweetened milk; which
the bols are loud of, and thev will let go
their hold uu tho hnr-o, and feast on tho
milk Immediately give the horse a small
quantity of oals or other provender, iu
which put two thirds ol a common fig ot
tobacco pulverized. If ho refuses the
provender thus mixed, stoop the samo
quaintly ul lolucco its a pint of boiling or
warm water, until the strength is out, as
we say, then put in enough cold water so
1h.1t the whole will fill a common junk bot
tle, and turn il into the horse. When it
reaches the bots it kills them, as all will
believe, who have ever spit tobacco juice
on a worm, or similar insect. Tho horso
in less than twenty hours will void all hisj
bots; there is 110 mistake 111 this, though no
patent hus been obtained. Tho writer
would not have it tried nn an old poor
horse in Ihc fall or first 0f winter, for ho
would corlain'y recover, to tho damage
of his owner. Ifone worth curing is affect,
ed with bots, nnd the symptoms are severe
never stop lor the milk, hut in with the
tobacco, this is the kill all. Maine
F.'rmer.
Tin; New Post Okfick Law. Tho
following section iu the new law is point
ed enough against using the Post Office as
a gng upon the press :
Si:o. 22. And bo it further enacted.
That if any po.tma.-ter shall unlawfully
detain in his office any letter, package.
pamphlet or newspaper, with itiieut to pre
vent 1 he arrival und delivery of the samo
to the person or persons to whom such let
ter, package, pamphlet or newspaper, mav
bj addressed ur directed in tho usual cuurso
of the transportation of the mail along tho
route; or il nny poslinaster shall with intent
11s aforcsuid, give preference to any letter.
paciiugo, pamphlet, or newspaper, over
another, which shall pass- through Ilia
office by furivarduig the ono and retaining
1 ho other, he shall nn conviction thereof,
be lined in a sum not exoeoding five hun
dred dollars, nnd imprisonment for a term'
not exceeding six months, and shall more
over, bo (orever thereafter incapable of
holding iho office of postmaster in tho Uni
ted Stales.
l'eimle Intemperance One nfthe most
alkalies, soap, yulk ol eggs, or by essential distressing instances ufsell'-degradalion by
oils dissolved in alcohol. The most cfl'-ct excessive indulgence in the u-e of ardent
ual mode ot removing grease spots Irom sp!rns. was wunes-od e-terday. A young
coarse articles, or inoso vv-ueru 1110 eoior , uriec! Wnm 111, ol very good general r,p
will not be injured by it, is by a solution of pea ranee, and wry well dressed, wa called
pearlnsh. In finer stnlls, ammonia is pre- ,ip0n t an-wer lo u complaint undo against
f era bio, as it rapidly voiauzes ami is less n,cr c,a
rgtng her with habitual intoxtci
liable to inturo the color. Urease spots on .,on lor cheeks were hollow, her evo
colored silk aro rem iveu uy pulling cnaiu heavy, her voice feeble, and her whole d
dust upon them nnd -ufi-iring it to remain meanor denoted that prostration of bodily
a low nours, 1111111 11 mis uusoi uuu mu Kii.u-i.. vijji,. omj mental ncuvitv winch attend
(Jlls and grease vviiicn voiauzes at a mm- exces-ivo inlempernnco. generally, in tho
peraluro sufficiently low, may be expelled power to reclaim her, hot in v'ain. She'
by applying heat. -as taken from her house on Siturday
Status of acids aro destroyed by alkalies evening insensibly intoxicated, and was
nnil by acids. Caution is necessary in op- kept in jail until Monday morning, when
plying thein, to uso no greater quantity
than is sufficient to neutralize tho staining
substance, as too great a uoanltly might
nroducQ an onnostto evil. 1 hey must
she had become sober.
Ii was shown, that hor young child was
suffering fir wandering for want of ordi.
nary maternal intention, livery metir.s had
therefore bo applied gradually and iu small been used lo keep liquor out of her reach,
quantities at a time. For tlie samo reason, but she would tako articles from tho house
ammonia is found best for removing acids, and sell them for rum. On one occasion,
and the vegetable acids aro the best for she went to n physician iu the neighbor.
removing alkalies, as their action is more hood and said her husband was unwell.
mild, nud consequently there is les danger The physician gave her a prescription,
nf their injuring the texture of the cloth. Sho then said she had no money to get
Oxide or rust of iron, cninuiun ink spots medicine, and the physician humanoly gave
aro removed by a solution of oxalic acid her money. Tho pretence of sickness was a
dissolves the iron without injuring in the feint lo oblain money, and the whole was
least the texture of tho Fluff and tho yellow expended for nnolher quantity of iutoxical
oxalate of iron which is thus produced, and ing liquor. Her husband was present at
which is soluble is readily removed by wash her cxnininalton, and her Icars nud prom-
ing or Foakmg in water. Ink spots, (tan- ises of amendment so far oporaled on Ins
ntngallata of iron,) upon the leaves of prin- feelings, that ho requested a suspension of
ted books, engravings, print, as the acid further proceeding, being content lo pay
has no action on tho primers wk which is an 1110 expenses mat nan ueon incurred.
colored by lamp black. Whoro ink spots
have been fresh we havo succeeded iu ro
storing the paper in a very few minutes,
almost to its original whiteness, with per-
This arrangement was made, and she went
away with her husband, making most
sule nn promises "n.jver to taste another
drop of liquor "

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