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NOT THE G L O It Y OF C JE S A It ; HUT THE WELFARE OF HOME.
BY II. II. STACY.
FRIDAY, SEPTBMBEU 2, 1836.
VOH,. XAro. 4S0.
1.1 V K ! Its similitudes.
IT HON, ELLIS LEWIS.
lo ! winder rnlk-Mnini on the minid,
Panii -rM willi lencs Ik n ii cl'iil hand;
It end it( ciiiiiplislied, sec Iih w suoii
Ii rinds' ils di.illi in tin; i mil.
Eirh fruit nml hi ii iini'iital Hiv,
DiPiiry nml de.uh like n v peee;
Knli.i;e nml dull, nml iV.igi.im hlooni,
Slnuii IpiI in winipr's iIppiihsI i I. n i in .
I.iliol.l, in new. llill noblp siiimiii,
It rIIiIm nml -hiivs a li.insient aleain ;
Its n nil' ami pride Bonn found a grave
In liru.id AilanliiiV ni'eaifw.iic.
The bubble ml the ran Pill ImaM,
Rriiiti. biiuhi ami hnef, and soon is lost;
The lobule bioke-tlie pails icp.iir
Liquid in liquid air In air,
1'nr in i lie easi on golden rnv
Proclaim-. iIip hi H ml Oili nl May;
He coninea in ineiidiin In-iatn,
Tlicn sinks in wejiern eloujs. of night.
The irpp, iIip stream, iIip enldeii sun,
Arc emblems of ilin i se we inn;
The bubble, ton. m lirip,and light,
Id like lilts world a empty quite ;
TIip nnrrn' Emlei likp Me imay.
Tide and Time, for ho one slay ;
The highest and the Ii nts'iticsl man
Is but n worm his life n ppan.
So dearest Juliet, mint it bo
Willi thee and ihine, and all we pee ;
In licallh and hope we glare awhile.
Then "shuffled offihia mortal coil,"
Reiurniwr looitr mother Kaiilt
The form she gave us at our birth.
But there is si ill a bi ijltler placo
For holy ones of human rare;
For them the lien hall bloom main,
Its foilae sh ide llie verdant plain;
I'erennial, as around arp ppii
The Laurtl, Pine and Evergreen,
For them ih pun shall r.i-l his rays
In brighter, h '!-, Ii iiuiinr d ij;
The sit pain of rum', ils ll nv ch ill cease,
In one eicrnil set nf piMCe;
And sin and woe and war and slrife
Shall vanish vi Ii tlm bubble life.
The outward film dull, in its fall,
The inward rpiiit disembroil;
Like vviiij'd and neii.ph bulter-fl'j,
No more a worm, it soars on high ;
The disunited patl shall a
Home lo the source from whence lliey flow;
The body to ils link abode
The soul lo wing its way to God.
From the Cultivator, for August.
M ATl'EItS OF INTEIlEsr TO ALL.
We vonturo to lav down llto following
propositions as adapted to our day and coun
try.
1. Eoeru business in life is miinty depend
cnl far ils proipsrily, uptn the labors of
agriculture.
Agriculture is llto body, wlul'j the other
professions are llto members ; and although
tlto body and members nro inutu illy
Dendont, nml reciprocally n -i fi 1 to each
other, llto body can exist without tins mem
bers. much batter thtii lit" members cm
exist without the body. The fanner can
supply the necessities, and rami of Ins roa
Bouablc want, within the circle of his fain
ily ; he can feed and clolhu himself; but
his wants are enlarged and his ability to
gratify them increased in proportion lo the
profits of his labor. If through ignorance
or sloth he produce' only what n necessary
for the sustenance of his hoitS'.'hold, he nan
buy neither of the merchant, the tnanufuc
lurer or the mechanic, nor contribute to
the support of the Icirned professions ; or.
if ho buys he cannot p ly. It'll it his pro
duceis double what is req'iired for the con
sumption of his family, tin -itrplus half may
be employed I'm tiie benefit of the other
classes in purclnsinrr from ihuin the com
forts and elejiancics of life. 'Pin other
classes, no contrary wis, cannot thrive, as
such, without the aid nl the tanner: lie
furnishes the raw miteriaU for the imnu
facturer, he faetls the mechanic, nnd freights
tho bark nl conrncrco : an I ii betnliM the
principal cuslomer to thetn all. ll follows
as n. corrollary, that
2. The prwperilij nf a Stale it determined
by the good or b id stale of ils husb'wlrij
Wo see ovory where, in districts ns well
as entire stales, the strongest proofs of the
correctness ol this proposition. Uonlruit
Dutchess, Orange, and Columbia, with
any three counties whore agriculture t.s
neglected or managed in tho old slovenly
manner. In the first, all clisses thrive and
prosper, if Ihny are industrious and pru.
dent j bicaiise thero the b idy is to hi'allliiiti
vigor. In the latter, yon will (i id the b uly
lelhntgic, diseased, and covered wnli pu
trifying nun's, and tho tneinbors piriaking
of all its iiitiroiities. 'Plie Ut winter's ex
perience, in cnir citi'.s and towns, shows
their exl renin sensitiveness to the 11 ir.ini
lions in the supply ofagncultitral products.
Some of the farinors' crops were last year
deficient in the nccttsiotned yield, anil the
consequence was, the buyer had to pay S3
ond 50 per ccnl above the ordinary prices
for many articles of the first necessity.
Had tho products of the soil been double
what they were, prices would hnvn been
low, and the buying classes would have
subsisted cheaper and butler, and the far
mer would have purchased of them in re
turn mora liberally.
3. The improvements and profits nf as ri
culture, and the eonttnuent nwneritii of a
State, are in the ratio nf the measure of,
-..ft; . i. i .i J
xmciittjCniG ufKiffrguiucr a moors.
The head can do no mire than tho
bands. Tho animal strength of the horse
or tho ox would effect no useful purpose,
without the contrivance and directum of
man. In many countries on tho old conti
Dent, whero tho cultivator is debased by
icnoranco anu despotism, mo awKward, ill
contrived implements of the primitive ages
aro still in uso , and in some parts of our
own land, tho hoc, ur tho rudest machine of
a plough, is still substituted for tho greatly
improved implements of modern times, be
cause the cultivator is ignorant and servile.
There is not a manufacturing employment,
nor a mechanic art, but has been greatly
abtidgnd in its inanipiilntinns nnd had it?
("nl.rir... ,,,,.,.,, ,1 S,. .....III.. l!
i.iw.iwc iiiiiti.ivc-u in lllltllliv tlllll It.'UIIUUM 111 1 II
f... it... !.! ..r 1 ill ti
prioi-, uy iiii nui in mnuern science, we
say modern science, became wo consider
that 'oiiio (tranche are but beginning to
li'vclnpe their practical adantaL'os to ttsa
fill labor. Wo verily believe that scinnce
can do more, and will do more, in I he com
ing thirty yenrs, to improve the condition
ol agriculture, than has boon rffuctcd in
th" two last centuries. An intelligent head
is deemed of more importance, and com
mands a higher compi'iKalion in unnv of
our largo t'stablishui',n,s. than hilfn dozen
mere sinew onus. Mind is I In lever that
moves the tnilerial world. the mister
spirit that civili.s iinti, and multiplies his
comforts and ntijovmoiils. Wo may ac
quire knowledge, in our business mnchani
ca Ily but slowly. The acquisition may be
accelerated and augmented, loan nunzing
extent, by the experience and teachings of
men who have undo natural nnd chemical
science their study and employment for
life. There is nnother consideraiioii which
rendprs tho improvement nf llie mind of
public benefit: ignorance begets indolence,
and indolence begets vice If we would,
therefore, inculcate virtue, we most foster
industry; and if wo would make industry
respectable und desirable, wo most throw
light upon its paths and secure for it its mcr
iled reward
If wo have succeeded in establishing our
propositions, it results ns a consequence.
thai the improvement of our agriculture is
of the first importance to every class of our
population and that tots improvement can
in no way receive such efficient aid, as by
instructing the youth who are hereafter to
manage its concerns, as well in tho science
as in the practice ot their bu-itncss.
Wo have drawn the reader's attention to
the Mihjccl at this tune, that the measures
iipcessary to produce I no desired result
may undergo a thorough and timely inves
tigation, and that our citizens m iy be pro
pared to co-operate in such uf'.hnm ns may
scetn bst ad iDtcd M subserve the public
weal before the coming winter. The ills
tnbutive share to New York, of the sur
plus revenue, which congress, with great
unanimity and wi-dini, his directed to be
divided among the states, will probdbly
amount to between Iwo and three millions
of dollars. And the question will present
itselfto our nxt Legislature, and upon
which they will want an expression of the
public wish, lo what obji-c's, and in what
manner shall these monies be applied ?
Shall they be expended on internal im
provements, on education, and in improving
our acnculturc, upon cither or all of them
exclusively where their benefits cannot fail
to be general, and important, and abiding
or shall t lie v go into tho general fund
where their benefits are likely lo be more
partial and transitory :
As pertinent lo this subject, wo would
as-k the reader's n'tenlioii to tliu extract in
our voinig men's department, from "First
Lessons in Political I'jconoinv," by professor
M Vtcir ol Uolumbia Uollego, a utile work
which the iinti as well as boy miy pjrusc
with profit.
INDIAN COltN.
There is another q icsiiun of intcron to
farmers, which relates to the mode ot Inr
vesting the crop, that is, whether it is b;r
to top the stalks, cut the whole at the
ground when the gram is glazed, or cut the
whole when the grain is fullv ripem-d.
We have stnted the experiments of M
Clark of Northampton, one of the best
practical Tanners ot our country, and ol
other gentlemen, showing that the grain
siiTi.ts ii dimitiut ion of six or eight bushels
tin! aero, by lopping the stalks; and there
seems to be no couuterb ihooiiig benefit tit
the fodder, unless nt tin expeuu of carry
io" the stalk to the b ird-irs of the Ik'ld
th it I hey may be secured before the crop
is fathered, and b More lii"V become blanch
ed ami half ruined. And it is no proleciioti
a"iin-t cirly autumnal frosts, but rather
exposes uiiripQiiod grain to bo in ire injured
Heoco, so far as regards llieso two modes
all who have m ide u comparison, seem to
concur in tho opinion, tint stripping the
com of its tops and leaves is a bid practice.
William C irmiclnol of Virginia has given
us in the F.iriuir's llegiitor, his expert
inetits in this matter which go In carrobo
rate the concliiiion we have drawn. lie
took, promiscuously, 1 00 oars from corn
that had been topped, and 100 ears from
that had not been tupped, growing sid'1 by
nl. Is1 1! first weighed on tin.' cob, 50 lbs.
ts'iiilled 41 lbs., and measured 21 qls, I pt.
Pile other 51 lbs.-helled. lbs., ami
measured 20 q's., h iwing a d fT-ronci' ol
in-arty one mill to lav ,r.ot uiiilripp 'U or
unloppcd corn. Too fact is, that lopping
nol only prevents Hie lurther efiboral ion ot
the sap which can only tuko placo m the
leaves, and wlncli is necessary lor the
growth of the corn, bill it deprives the
gram of much that is already elaborated,
and on its way to the grain. II n fruit
Iroe is deprived of its leaves before th" fruit
Ins attained us growth, or mature (livor.
its supply of elabaraio food, or vegetnble
blood, is cut nfi'hy the lofs of loaves. Wo
have noticed this particularly in the plum.
ballslactory experiments have nol been
made to determine whether il is moat ad
vaniogeous to cm the crop when the grain
is merely glazed, or to wait till it is perfect
ly ripe. This will depend upon tho amount
of loss, if any, in tho grain by early harvest
tug. iiio relative vaino ot the grain nnu
fodder, and the prospects of both being in
jured by early Irusts, for neither are liable
to suitor Iroin Irost alter the crop has been
cut and put into shouks. It is In bu no
ticed mat in early cutting, the stalks aro
ucciiient, and u'jound in elaborate sap, oil
ils descent from the leaves lo the grain,
and that this supply nf food to the grain
continues to ftiw probably for some days
alter tho grain is in the shook, and if so,
me grain tisolt continue to mnrovn. tho'
we think it likely thai the crop undergoes
; uiu iriiioig uiminution. iJut ir frost is
likely to ititotvcno bcroro tho complete
t maturity of the crop, there is no doubt that
the com will snfTir less in thn slunk than
:il. . .. I. ; I .. I I. .. I-. ,1.1... ..,'.11 ..
be materially injured by frost. Admitting
that there is n small loss in grain by early
Will MilllUIMir, ivillil.- HIV I'JVIUUI v III IHH
:..!. 1 I... C A .1... It . !
cutting though it is undoubtedly less than
when it is topped, the dilrercnco tit the
value of the fuddur under the two modes
ot management, is vastly in favor ol early
harvesting. Wo do not pretend to calcu
late to a nicely tho difference in nutritious
properties of cornstalks cut in a succulent
stain, early in September, well cured, and
wll housed, and tlios; left, standing till
O itnher or November, in the fi 'ld, but we
should think it fifty per cent. Well cured
corn stalks nfiord excellent winter lood
for neat cattle, and wlcn fodder is likely t
bo in demand, thi'y miy be made to contri
lint u largely to the profits of the farm.
Several of our acquaintance have kept their
neat stuck almost entirely upon HiU fodder
during the past winter, and wi have done
the like, having first cut ours in a culling
machine, and so far as wo can learn, the
cattle kept upon them in an excellent con
dition. Cultioilor.
TO YOUNG MBN.
There is no moral object so beautiful to
me us a conscientious young man ! I watch
him as I do a star in the heavens : clouds
may bo before him but we know his light
is behind lliom, and will beam a-'ain. The
blaze ol others' prosperity may outshine
him, but we Unow that though unseen he
illuminates his own true sphere. He re
sists temptation not without a st ruffle ; he
hears the sarcasms of the profliiralo nnd it
stings him, for that isthu trial of virtue, und
tie liouis i lie wontiu with his own pure touch.
llo hoods not the watchword of fashion, if
il nail no sin ; t lie atheist who savs not on
ly with Ins heart, but with his lips, 'there
is no Uod ! controls htm not, for ho see
the hand ol a creating God and reverences
it or a preserving God and rcioicos in it
woman is silenced by loud arms and hi d-
ed by loving counsel, old aaa is protected
by experience and uiinhood by itsstrenoth;
lint a young man stands amongst thu temp
tations of the world like a H.-lf balanced
tower. Happy he who seeks nnd wains the.
prop and slu-lior of Christian it v.
Onward, then, conscientious youth ! raise
thy standard and nerve thyself for fondness
r i .. " r
ll uod lias given intellectual power, awaken
it in that cause; never let it bo said of
thee, lie helped to raise tho tide of sin by
pouring his influence into its channels. If
thou art tecble in mental strength, throir
not mat drop into a polluted channel. A
wake! nrise.young man ! assume tlm benn
liful garments of virtue ! it is easy, fearful
ly easy to sin, it is difficult to be mire and
holy. Put on thy strength then, let thy
chivalry bo aroused against error, let truth
oe ttty tatty love uetend her.
Ei.oquen-ce or the P Assioxs. Crom
well was one diy engaged in a warm ii-fii
mailt with a lady on the subjects of oratory
in which she maintained that elonuence
could only be acquired by those who undo
it their study in early youth, and their prac
tice afterwards. The Lord Protector on the
contrary, mjiutfined that there was an clo
quonce which sprung from the heart; since
when Hut was deeply interested in the at
laiuuieni oi an on ect, n never tat eU to
supply a fluency and richness of expression
which would, in the comparison, render va
nid tne studied speeches of the most cole
brated orators. It happened some days af
ter, mat tins lauy was thrown into a state
bordering on distraction, by the arrest am:
imprisonment ul tier husband, who was con
ducted to the tower as a traitor to the "ov
I'rninent. Phe agonized wife flew to the
Iiird Protector, rushed through his guards
threw herself at his feet, and with the most
pulintic eloquence plead for the life and i
itocnco oflier injured liu-band. His high
"e-s maintained u severe brow, till the tie
mi mor overpowered by tho cce-s of her
'Flings nnd the energy with winch she ha
'..prii-jeii tliem, paused; then Ins stern
countenance relaxed into a smile, and ex
lending to her an order for the immediat
iitierniion n her husband, he said "I think
all who invi! witnessed this ncono will voti!
on my side of tho question, in a dispute bo
iwoi'ii ns t ie other dav. t hat I he i oniienp
of the heiri u i;,r above that in leli.iino.ilK'
itijoireu uy eiudy" ller husband was re
i . .
loved.
larilUng Story, An extraordinary stn
ry is Mini uy uaptnm Wallace, ol a lover
and Ins mi-tress, who were saved in n sin
gular mmnnr from llie hws of a shark.
trausp irt with pirt of n regiment on board
was ailiog wuli a gentle bruez" nlon" the
coast nfCiylon; out! of the ofiicers wa
leaning over tiia railing, conversing with
young lady who had inspired him with the
tender passion. The fur one was in the
cabin in lhu act of handing a paper to her
lover, wnen, overreaching herself, sho fel
into the sea, and, supported by her clothes
drifted astern ; the officer lost no tun ) n:
plunging in after her, and upheld her with
one arm. The sails were quickly backed, the
ship lay to, and preparations were made to
lower a boil, when to the dismay of all on
b iard, a largo shark appeared under tho
keel of thij vessel, and was gliding towards
his victims. A shout of terror from l!
agonized spectators called the attention of
the ollicer to the approaching danger ; Ii
saw the monster's fearful length ticarin
him; he made a desperate effort, plunged
nnd splashed the water lo frighten the
shark, who turned and dived out of his sight
The current had now carried the officer am:
llie lady close lo tho vessel, when the
shark appeared a second time, and was
tho act ot turning on Ins back to sutz.' one
of llie hapless pair, when a private of th
officer's company, who was standing in the
liaminocu tifiltings, jumped fearlessly over
board with a bayonet in Ins hand, winch hu
plunged into the back of tho shark, who
instantly disappeared, nnd the three were
released from their perilous situation.
American Heroism. Tho Algcmeino
Zaitung. a Gazette published in Vienna,
gives an account ot Ihu upsetting of a plea
sure b'lal to thn river there, by which the
Princess Adelaide S iphia was precipitated
into the water, nnd would have drowned, il
had not been for the. her tc exertions of
Mr IJl'II. a young American gentleman, son
t Dr. iJoll, til 6. U. who happening to be
near, in another pleasure boat, immediately
Dliingcd into the river, (without knowing
the quality of the lady,) anil rescued hnr
Iroin n watery grave. Ho was next day
invited to the imperial palace, where he was
presented by the lovely S iphia herself with
breast-pin, studded with diamonds, vain
I at twenty thousand dollars. Our cor
respondent, to whom we ore indebted for
the papor, states that " il is impossible to
conceive how high tho JWion American!
che stands in this capital. The Austrian
court is certainly the proudest in Kuropo.
t the areli-diue Ins lately been heard to
av mat mi Amotion gentleman is lullv on
par with an Austrian Nobleinin." I
should nol Ihurnloro be surprised if snmo
thing further grew out. of this matter--particularly
as young Dell is reinirknhly hand
some and intelligent." JY. Y.D.Adc.
From llie Rochester Intelligencer.
WALLED HANKS Of THE AUSABLE.
Our great country contains much of the
wonderful in natural scenery winch has
never received merited attention. Al
most every one has hearJ the thunders
of the Niagara, and fastened his eyes on
tho romantic beauties oflho Hudson; nml
the praises of these have been written and
sung by all classes of tourists from the
literary aristocracy down to tho exquisite
ami the blue slocking.
my outuct is nol so much lo inquire
why those, who would fain be the admirers
of Nature, crowd year after year, like in
sects lo a candle, to the snme great foci of
tglit soer, as to point out n neglected but
very reunrltablo spot, winch I can confi
dently recommend to the attention of the
touri-t.
If my roidur has ever sailed through the
length of Like Clnmplain in either of the
admirable siambo.its which daily nlv be
twoen t. Joiins and Whitehall, lie cannot
fail to havo been delighted with tho extra
ordinary beauty of each shore; but may
very possibly have lailed to learn tint ho
should quit the steamboat at Port Kent.
a small villogo in Essex Co.. N. Y. oppn
site Burlington for a view which would
pay one lor a voyage across tliu Atlantic.
Four miles northwestwardly fioni Port
Kent is the village of Birmingham, through
which fl.nvs the Ausablo River, forming
here a most beautiful cascade of 70 feel fall
About lull" a mile from Birmingham, in the
bosom of a deep forest, is the wonder, of
which I have been speaki g. It consists
in tliu perpendicular banks of llie river,
which rise like wall on each side of the
tream to thn height of two hundred feet
The river, which at Birmingham may h
thirty yards across, is here narrowed to
the breadth of 20 feet, and rushes furiously
along at tliu bottom of this enormous
chasm. To stand on the banks and listen
to tho torrent dashing nnd foaming aloni
its narrow way, is terrific--nbjolululy apal
ling. There arc several latteral fissures
branching from the channel, as deep as the
clinsm itself, and so narrow that you may
step across. One of these affords the only
access to tho bottom ol tins magnificent
passage. You enter at the extremity am.
piss down a dark narrow way, which ad
mits but one person a ta time, until the do
sending party by steps in the rock, not
panly by a rude ladder, you reach a sort
ot Table Hock, nearly on a level with the
water. Hero you hrst become sensible nf
the great depth nt the chasm. You look
upward with nstouirhin'iut at the almost
en .less height of tho Walls which enclose
you; nnd you are tilled with admiration at
leemg tho regularity and symmetry which
Art can nevir eoirpass, combined with vast
noss, which it in iv not dream of emulating
The walls of this specimen of Nature's
Misonry, arc as accurately perpendicular
as the chisel and plumb could have made
lliPtii.aud the numerous strata are laid with
fiultless regularity and exactness. Adji
cent to the Table Hock of which I hav
spoken is an angle of wall roiniruablc lor
being protected by n round column, of
mountainous mzo and two hundred loot
high !
Tne whole length of this extraordinary
rock passage, is nearly a mile, lite wall
are highest at tho place ol descent, but
no place is their heighl less than one linn
tlretl leei, except perhaps at the exlrnm
ities. My reader is insured that iinuld hu
visit the Wall II inks ol the Ausablo, ll
will view a scene of rare nnd wonderful
interest, scarcely inferior, in the opinion of
many, to Niagara itself. VIA 1 Oil
The Ivcesevillo Herald, in roinatking
upon this subject says ;
"It has often been tho fortune nf genius
to have been neglected; mid minds formed
for a high destiny, for the want of sympathy
ami encouragement, hayt: gone down in
obscurity to the grave. Not iinfreqnnntly
(lie hand or Iriendship lias raked Irooi t lie i r
mouldering a-hes. sparks ol heavenly on
gin. But Nilure's works have rarely been
thus m'f lected. The highest mountain anil
the lowest valley the roaring cataract and
the dark cavern, have been usually minor
nil bv the footstoos uf man. Ami places nf
no interest havo become so. in consequence
of the halluwed charms with which genius
invests ils subieets. huch aro 'bleep
Ilo!ow,"Cora's Cm'.' and the tree under
which tho ouro nnd bright spirit of Jane
McCrea was released from its Irail tone
iiiiiut bv the Indiains lomalnwk
The scenery at tho 'High Bridge,' so
called in this vicinity. equalling llio great
est wonders of the Creator's hand, has burn
nn e.vceulion to tho above remarks. It
never was the Poet's theme, nor the sub
ieel of tho inspired pen of romance; or even
scarcely visited, except by hero and thero
n strav traveller.
Yet no individual eycr stood on the edge
of that frightful chasm, which is from onoi
in two hundred fool deet). thirty foot in
width pxteiidinr? in letiL'th ns fur as (he eye
can reach, nnd ooked nilo the dark nby
.T . . . . . i .. .
below or penetrated tho ravine to the table
rock, and looked up where vast rocks were
hanging over him. hut felt thai hero was
nn unrivalled exhibition of the majesty and
sublimity of nature.
At the bottom of the chasm, the river
Ausablc buhbles, boils and dashes along, ns
if it wore convulsed by the struggles of
some mighty Wnlor-gotl; or one might fun
ny tint old Neptune had jusl driven his car
mi some holiday excursion through his
boundless dominions !
The grandeur of the sceno is occasion
ally softened into beauty, when lhu sun
shines, by rainbows which fill this vast
chasm. Then it looks as if hero were the
Creator's great Btore-hou.se colors, Iroin
which the Ince nf nature is annually beau
tilled with her numberless variegated lints."
Resolutions ResncLtims Miria JlonV. At
meeting convened in l he American Tract
nciety's rooms, at the call of several
gentlemen, for the purpose of considering
controversy existing between Mnrta
Monk and the Romish Priests of the Mon
treat uiocesp. I' oucis l). Allen Kq. was
called to the Chair, and the Rev. Ocltivius
Winslow nppointcd as Secretary. The
following rrcarnbio nnu Kcsolutions were
unanimously ndopled :
Whereas. Maria .Monk has hitherto an
nenli'd in vain to the Canadian authorities.
ilh civil and ccclcs'ai-lical, to bring her
charges against tho Romish Priests of tin
Montreal Diocese to some equitable tribu
lor investigation; nnd, whereas, she
now appeals lo the people of the United
Slates, invoking them to interpose in her
behalf, and demand that jtiistice bo rcn-
lerpd lo her. a lonely girl, in her peculiarly
Irving nnd unequal controversy with th
prie-ts of the R nnsh Church: and whereas
the people of the United Slates bcsitlcr
being always disposed to listen lo the vnic
oflho Iriettdle-s nml the persecuted have
deep and solemn interest in the matter ol
lispnlc, in consequence of the rapid in
creae of Popery and of I' jpish institution
in llicir country: and also, in consequence
ot the contiguity ot llie Uanadinn iNoo
ncries. ami their intimate connection with
and influence upon, the rising institution
of America; Thercfiiru
Itcsovcd, 1st, That it is tho sonso of thi
meeting that the appeal of Maria Monk ti
the American people, ought to bp promptly
and efficiently responded to, so far as the
nature of the case will admit of.
Rosilved, 2d, That tho conduct of the
Romish Montreal priests and their advo
catcs, f I ) in altcmpiing,bv every moans, to
asperse and vilify the character nf Ma
ria Monk; and (2) in attempting, throug
llie most artful deceptions, to decoy her
into their hands; and (3) in refusing, for
the space of one full year, lo allow the
matter in controversy to be brought lo
fair trial; bespeaks any thing rather than
manly honest v and virtuous innocence.
Resolved, 3d, That the recent examina
inn, said In havo been made, of the Hole
Dieu Nunnery de Montreal, is altogether
unsatisfactory; becau-e (I ) tho gentlemen
engaged in it have been fromlhe begmnnig,
"ironglv and actively prejudiced against
Alaria Monk. AI r Jones, editor ol a Ro.
nnsh paper under the auspices ofthe priest
and principal mover in getting up the book
against Alaria Monk, which is about to
appear, containing, among oilier things,
the results of this party examination, wu
t heir leader and because (2) material al
tcrations are said to have been made in
nnd around tha convent, during the pi-i
year alterations, such as doubtless would
easily deceive surh n committee of exam
iners. J' or llieso reasons, nny report un
favorable to Alaria Monk, made by tho-e
li-quilified examiners, ought to have no
inll'ieiice in deciding this coiitrovcr-v.
Resolved, -It It, That the recent effort nf
the priests and t heir defenders to muke ll
apnear tiia) Maria .Monk, instead ol des
cribing the Hotel Dieu Nunnery and its in
males, has described a place which they
cull a "Magdalen A.-vluni:" oml also their
it tempi io prove by the affidavits of some
unprincipled profligates and infidels, cnllmg
I hem-elves piote-tante, and of ignorant
nnpists. that she never was a veiled nun.
hot tint she has been ot a bad character,
living in brothels, &c; is highly cltarnc
teri-tu: ol Jesuitism; adapted to blind mid
bewilder the public mind, and turn it nwnv
from the single point to which it ought to
be directed, viz; an impartial examination
ol the Convent.
Resolved, 5th, That thn demand made
and reiterated by Alarm Aluuk, miring in
space of a lull year, viz: that herMill in per
son accompanied by her friends ns well ns
enemies, should be permitted to explore
the Nunnery, is perfectly reasonable nnd
right; nnd "that a further refusal, in the
presenl stale of tho case, forthwith In com
ply with il, on thn part ofthe Hotel Uiun
Ecclesiastics, ought to be con-idurcd n
equivalent to on acknowledgement the
dimes alleged against thorn uy .Maria
Monk.
Resolved, Oth, That n committee of four
gentlemen be now nppoinlotl, with power
to till vacancies nnd locron-e their num
ber, cither in the United Stales or in Cana
da, to accompany Alaria Aliutk to Montreal
so soon as the authorities uf Canada shall
afford suitable protection to such a com
milloe, and shall grant them the neces.ary
permission anil facilities for thoroughly ex
ploring the Hotel Dieu Nunnery, and Mich
other establishments as nro said lo be con
nected with it, viz' the Priests' Seminary,
and the Congregational Nunnery , connect
ed by subterranean passages, and also the
Black Nuns' (-land, winch seems to be a
comnonent part oflho Hotel Dieu Nunnery
of Montreal; and that the following gen
tlemen be appointed on that committee
George Hall, H-q, late .Mayor of Brooklyn,
Profusser S. F. IJ Morse, David Wessen,
Csq. J, J, Slocuin.
Resolved, 7th. That copies nf l In; nbivo
preamble and resolutions, signed by tho
Chairiinii nnd Secretary, he transmitted
I I. . s !... I.-
io to His Miiesty King William IV. ono
lo the Governor of the Cnnnil is. one lo tho
Secretary ofth" Colonial Dcparlt it. nnu
lo the Itoiuish H pimp of Montreal nnd ono
to each paper of this city Inr publication;
and also, that editors generally through
the country be respectfully requested to
insert the saute in their papers.
Fa inch I) At.t.r.N, Chairman.
Octavius Winsi.uw, Sec'y.
August I Ot Ii. I ft JO.
ItATitnuN. Boffilo is gradually recov
ering from the shock tipoi'iunnd by the
failiire and forgone- nf Air Ilt'libon. who.
though so recently employing i ho heads and
bands ol a lliouaiid ni"it. mi I wield ug mil
lions of dollars, is n iw the iinntu of n pris
on. Yes, tins extraordinary mm, who hut
yesterday was lord of most he surveyed, is
now consigil'.'O to a cull lour tent wine ami
eight long ! Ho was struck down to tho
very mill day of a career of imp iralleled
enterprise the memorials nilr tcl the eve in
every direction. All the v innns an I beau
tiful specimens of in-to nml g 'iiius which
nilorn this magic citv. nro the crenl inns of
Mr Rathbun. This t-p tenuis church, wil
der beautiful Tltpatre, that splendid Hotel,
those numerous blocks nt stores, nnd those
elegant mansions were nil erected by Rath-
bun. Those stores, filled wtth mercti.iu-
liso, invito custom under the naitio "B.
R'lihbun." This blacksmith's shop, this
eoaclimokor's shop, these brick anil limu
kilns, nnd that saw mill, nil belong to Rath
bun. Those stages running hence to Chau.
laiiquo, tc Batavta, nnd to Niagara Falls,
all b'.'nr llio name of I! Rilhbun. In short.
this most extraordinary man was oil lie r
directly or remotely connected with all tlid
business relations of Buffalo and thu sur
rounding country. His brother, Lyman
Rntlihnn. who managed llie money depart
ment is confined in another cell. His ne
phew. Rathbun Allen, the clerl: who is sup
posed to have committed the forgeries, was
arrestctl in Ohio, and was com lulled to
the same pri-on. The wife of B. Rnllibuu
is held in universal regard. In her praisu
every tongue is eloquent, nnd for her every
heart in this city blcci s. Lyman Rathhut.
also bus no cstimablu wife, who is over
whelmed in a filict ion. Corrcs. Alb. Jour.
The cruise which led Railibnn lo his fiiul
bail conduct, was doubtless the intoxicating
p'ticer that money gave him. Among the
ntnhilioiis and the vulgar in llie west, the
lhirl for gold is intense; nnd the rcveitnce
with whhh one xeba has il is regarded a
mounts almost to idolatry. Ir. all the west
ern villages of JVew Ycrk where speculators
flourish, there is an abjett subserviency ta
the rapitalists on the pirt of business people,
which rcould only befit a slave. Let a man
be possessed of meuiis, and let his chnrac.
tor be ever so dark or dubious, ho will find
a long train of worshippers, ready al all
times
" To crook llie pregnant hin;ps of the knee;
Wheie thrift may follow fanning ."
and with whom it is very difficult to resist
the triumph of silver. Phil. Gaz.
Temperance Cause in Ration. The B is
ton Atlas continues its reports ofthe labors'
in B i-toti for the temperance cause. An
I ri-h mi'ti wis brought tip, charged with
taking brandy into bis house nnd turning
Ins wife and children out of it. "How
do"s ho treat Ii- family .'" a-lte. the court.
How d h.'s ho tree hw fain ly ? II don't
trn'o 'em at all. It's hitii-olf he'd be treat
ing." One of the same oiigiii, nnd oflho
same habit-"', but of the gentler sex, was
brought before the court. "There wis a
young iitin died in my house, nod it put mo
in such n worryni-nt, tint my sts'cr says to
me. sister siys sh", you'd boticr take a
little, says -he. so 1 tuck it, you know, all
out of tenderness, to I; ipe my heart from
breaking." But it app-nred that the young
lady's h'-art was in the habit of breaking
two or three tune- n day, with Miimar ru-
ults. so the coint sen'enceii her to half it
ve us re-nience in i no niiii.i! oi correction,
"whither her male fellow s-intie r, Willi whoso
ca-o we begin this piragruph. had been
previously despatched for tour. .V 1.
Mirror.
The I.ohiuii Galaxy relites the following
anecdote of Samuel Hoar, n di-iingiii-hed
Representative in C oigrpss from Ala-sa-clnisilts.
It st'pin- Mr Hoar is a counsel
lor al law. The anei'ilole is worth a voliiiiu
of ordinary praise. Putt. Oiar.
A ca-e of erimmal character was lately
tried to .Middlesex, in wh'ch the jury could
not agree. They were us usual lo return
into court, mid slate the rea-ons why ibey
could not come in a ileci-nip, I lie Judge
n-ked if the dillii'itlty was in the law or
the evidence. One of the jurors iiiado
an-wer thai it wi- neither in the Inw nor
in the evidence, but in the pi'e-r, for said he
(he Itw nod lite evidence uinko the Him
in ill v enough, hut n Squire Hoar always
speaks the truth, the jury don't seem lo know
how to get over it.
F.i-t Dnivi.Nn. 'I'll - in nc'i ng iiu-t time
reccnlU undertaken bet .wen Li-I 1! i-imi
and Salem, having lieen n siinjeci nf nui.
iiiailversiiin, wo give the annexed sinloineui
oflho facts ol the case, Iroin the Daily Ad.
verliser.
Match against time. A bet of 1 000
was made bet ween n goii'leman of this eity
with another from New York, t lint the for
mer could nui trol his horse from the M iy.
rick llou eto Dauwrs Corner, Silem, a
distance of 13 miles, and hack in 100 ,iiiii
utes, The inilch was decided on Monday,
the owner driving llio animal in n gig, Hu
returned lo tho Maverick lloiito in cighli.
seven minutes! From the a ppeatanceof ths
annual near the close ofthe course, the geti
lloniin remarked when he stopped thai ho
had won the bet, but had killed his horse.
Tho u n i uiu I died in five or six hours after,
although every exertion was madu to re.
coyer him. Ho was valued previously to
I the match at $00.

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