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MODE OF MAKING SPERM.WETI
AND OIL FIOM LAR D.
We have nacady appried our readers
of the discovery that lard coni ins the. iu
g rodieots for making good spermaceti ca.
dles and lamapoil. The maode oft seara
ting those ingredients we nu w copay tim as
amhlet kindly sent us by the Hfon, HI.
Mode of maw ufarturing Elaine and Stea
iurone l ard Ije. Patented by John II.
,st& 122 Front .SmiIh-siret, Nrw
To all whom it may concern: Be it
known that 1, John H. Smith, of the city
of Brooklyn, in the country ol Kinsgs, and
..state of New-York, have invented a new
"and useful improvement in the manner of~
separating from each other the elaine and
astearine which are contained in lnrd, by
means of which improved proceas the ople.
ration is much acilitated, and the pro.
-dace are obtained itn a high degree of pu
,and I don hereby declare than the t'l
'g is a full and exact de'.criptaonl there
e Girst lioes tole perfo;rmedl upaon
the lard is that of hoilinag, w hie.Ja maaay be
ehbeted either by the direct application of
Are to the kettle, or by man' of seam;
wheanthe latter is employed. I causte a
*steam tube to descend fromn a htamai bo~iler'
into tis vessel containing the lard; thin
tube may descend to theo hottoat:. of the
vessel and be coiled round 'an the said hot.
~torn so as to present a lartze heatatag aurfnee
to the lard, provision being made for car
ryingo ogthe water andl waste- steam an n
manner well known; but I usually perfor.
ate this tube with numerona, somall holenm
-angthe whole of that portior, of it which
1sscmersedl below the lard, thus allowaj
whole of the steam tob pai.' into, anal
through the lard. To operaie with atdva.n.
?t he vessel in which the boiling t
eedshould be of considerable capaci.
-t, holding say from itn to a hundred har.
si.The length of time required faor boil.
'.will vary much. aerording to the qual
o0 tbe lard; 'bat which is fresh may ans
to be boiled for more than Tour 'a
EnerkWilst that which has been loor~
kept mnay require twelve hours. It is or
greni inporitatier i the iperfecting of the
srparainens ofr he stenrine anud elaine. flint
the hoiling should fe rontinue-d for a cou
side-rnlble period asp ntisov indicnted.
1 My . nst important improvement in the
r wi:hin described process, cs'ubist in the
L empho.snit-t of alcohol. whib I mixed
with the lard in fith- kettle. or builer. nt the
commencement of ihe operation. %% hen
thoe lard iis become sfiliciently fluid, I
gralu-ally pour aid stir ianto it ahout one
gallon f alchohiol toevery eighty gallon-of
I lard, taking care to incorporaie the two as
iutiniately as possible; and this has eflect of
causing a very perfect separation of the
steariue and elaine from each other lay the
spontaneous granlatitioi of the ormier,
Which 111ake place %n hien the huiled lard is
allow ed tf csd in a states of re-t. I sotit
times- comtbine camipho- n ith thec alcohl,.
di%4d1vin, a bn onme fourt h of a ptound in,
each eallsos f alicohl. u hici tnt only gives
;an agreeable sod-r to ti-e p-Mducts. )ut rlp
Sears to ro-opperate nith the alcohol to
effect she sobject in view: isbe caispho.-. hoiw
ever, is out an essential ingredietnt. a d
may lie omitiied, Spirit of lower proof
shau alcohol may be used, but not witlh
A fter the boiling or the lird with the
alcolol has leen cninuisied f or a -.Itricient
i.-nti of timse. she fire i. vidldlirn n n. for
flhe suppily irstem enni u 4. aSnad tse mail inns I
is allow -d to cool .itliriei lv tI admit of I
its being laded. fir drain ;ir into ba 1
ieal. amr itier %.itable ciotslers. where is
is to be leli at perlect re,t ntil it has cool i
ed down. nd acquired the ordinary ten
perature of the anin phere; as ite cooling I
procseds. the grtidaniais conequen siuon a
the separation or the stesrine :stid elainie I
will sake place and becsome perfert. The (
mnateri-al is thorn to be liut inteo hai4. and I
piressed moderately. under a press of any I
suitable Ikind. ,vhich will cause the einine (
to flow oui in a state of great purity, there I
not being contained nithin any apprecia- (
hie portion of stearine; this pressure is to i
lie contiuued until the stearine is dry as it a
can be mtade in this way. I
The masses of the solil material itus ob- a
tained are to blre-meled, and in this state a
to be poorel into boxes or pans, of a ca
pacity les or twelve gal lons and allow
wgit shbald beat a ewperdture'of nearly
W., which will cOnse a VAn eating or oozig I
(rmin the blocks. and they sill improve in -
quality; the blsieks are then to be rolled in I
cloths or put into bag.. and these placed I
between plates. and submiited to very t
heavy pressure by means of a hydraulic I
prevs. Alter this pressure it is brought
again into the form of blocks, and these i
are to be cut up by means ofrevolving, or I
other kinves. or cutters; the pieces thus i
obtained are to be put into baps and sub- i
jected so the action of iot water; or of I
sICnI . in a p:rss, until it becomes hard a
enough to bae manufactured into craidleta, i
or put sip for ether purposes o which it
masy be desired too npply t.
T ohe annter of siijectin.g it to the ac
tion of heated n aser. or of stcamn, is t4
place the bugs cntaining sthe stearinc in) i1
hisx, or chest. inii n iich heated wnter, or
steam, may lie iiitrodsluced, but -1o to such
extent a- to fuse t!e ,tearine. A follower 1
is then to be placedf ;ninst the h:s eiran
taiuet in tie bo or eiae,s. and moderate
pre1-eire nasdC ila-a fpo le ; the material
will now be fisund o have a euired all the
reqluired liardne-ss. and Ii os-n a was
like coni.isence. ,tnch a'. would generally
cause it 5o bs traitasken for wa-six.
Iam aware vth a itiohl has been ,csd
for the purpo]seO osf tieparitog chaKineo ands
sieain' friom eash ,, her m annila i)scal
chema - 'rc , but s tse lard or sither fansy snsat
ser conumasi.ai of s hiese anstisncse,. hsai. in
this case. te iess sv, edl ms ste henatedl al
cohol, ,ands the ni hiale bas beena tTetred to
heat tsoge-her; this proceas wousldl be alin
~ether inaa1'ileabtoe to miansusaacturit;: pur
pose-1, as the cost wiisldl etceed-s she- vialue
of the product. Ini smy mnfacl~turinig pr
cess,. mtit ends saf ili-,sb in~a is.e hard in aslcs
hiol, I add a mans!l propoertsinaite gnianity I
ofsi the latt-r to thae lharmeasr. the whle sali
nt hics is drnivens sillat an c'.srlya persiod sft lhe
ebulatsmn, bui by its piresnce. sir enasaly-ti
cally, dispoises toe classi sir stearit so
separate frosts eachs sther. n' hich liey do1
after Ising bsoihnsa andl tisbs-cet coinsa
[ als nost, the-forc.e, laim the use of alcohol
in sieparasing~ the elasti an~d senrinae from
sach ster, b ilbssotymsg the fatty anier
in hemsed alcohtoil, atid by susequemssnsly
c~iodin;: the -salut iosn; bus nsh-t I dsa claimt
ats smy mis en-io~n. ansd as s~h so sccure biy le-t
iers piasemsa. is t hes unsian sd lcribtedl mseshods
of effecsive ly parom..--!tmg their '.eparaitions
by iunorporaia nicothosl, hsghly re-catil
spirits with the laird isa sialsalirsoriontse
quanititie-; a-ay sane ialio.n, mire ssr hes, of
said alcohol, sir ,pirs., to eighty gailloass of
Iard,. andi then lahaing lhe msixssure f.ar ser
eral hours. hiv w hich hesiling~ th lian hsale oft
Ihe alcohiol walti e driven saff, but wvIll thaves
left the echine ands steaurmse nt sil a dliposi
tion ti is. pra~rte friam e-act sither isn isnhise
gnent conhngt, as her-sim indsitatedl ands
msaae iasn. JOIIN II sMilTil.
Witnesses-T. It. Paister-son,. lI. S.
Nuff Ced.-The folloiwin: let-er was.
reeiveds has the e-dsttir o: Ilhe Ke-itueky
Ye-snsan, s brougsh slse Pst-safice:
Mr Elitiir: Kina yssu tell hisow' a foller is
to gil along~ thse tases, what's in debat,
and who noins not siny mnsey, no frienst
and wshio are tosi honest to work. asnd too
lazy to steel? If you kin, I will subscribe
fr yr pnaner.
From the Xeso Orleans Piayunc.
SKEl-C1IES OF MiEXICO.
The 'reebooters.-Numberless are th
siorie% told of !he banditti infesting te
bih roads of Mexico, nod not a few o
then glow ith singularity and interest.
Nitt long since, six travellers were it
the itiligenrle betwee. Jalapa and Perote
having nmong them several thousand d0l
lar in gold. of % bich fet the freebooter
become duly informed through their spies
who are ever on the alert. Thetravellers
however. had old, kno% ledge of the road
suflicieut to leach them caution and the ne
rc.ity of going prepared for danger.
Tl'hey accorlin2ly armed ihemoselves witl
pistolIs cad double-barrelled guns. keeping
a lively look out along the ruad as theii
A Mexican diligenec is )imilar in n!
most every re'pert to a common Ameri
man pait conch or inail stage, atmel a -;ran
ger fron he :aie States. iain his scal
in one Iof tiem. n h'le all else around hin
is nearly the nutnpodele. of what le has
been aceusroted t. fees old sensation re
iv,. as lit- once' more finds something that
looks liLe home. No better sagnes are
ised nt where lhnn are those employed
u1)0:1 tle rnads of Mexico. nod fhr the best
,enson in ile world. nii hich is that they tre
ill Troy manufacture. and finishcd in the
iteir ponible style. extellin. in ntese,
-omf:rt a1nd derability; tie latter qunity
cing particlnrly uecesarv in his mouu
As was amicipated. a hand of some cigh
een or twenty robliers appeared in a se
-luded n inding of the road. and were not
ong in manifesting their design. With
out mn eelh ceremtony the gentleieii of the
nad .aincd the diligence niha discharge
if fire orm. whichi. .ninm! ollwithit se
intl. efrect. it travellers did no return.
us waited for n nearer npproneh of their
n1emties, who. onl this oecnsion. were nil on
los. The diligencet moved on. slowly
limiting the road, while the thieves con
intiuAed to follow, and the six passengers
et celmly watching. with their fingers on
heir triggers, ror a chnnce to blaze
w% ny.' The thieves discharged anoth
r volley. and this mince their balls entered
be body of,the diligese but withoff' -
v c --- armn the double
arrelled gun% were popped ofE and still
io further effect than to set the lianditti
iurrying and scrambling neck and heels
ut of the way. The diligence continued
noving on, and the robbers following, in
his manner keeping up a sort of skirm
shing fire for several miles, when at length
i sharp aim from the conch laid one of the
:scals owt, :nd put n stop to hostilities at
ince, forthe robbers thcn disappeared and
vero nut seen again. The freehooters
his timui got lnothing fir their raseally
vork but the irouble or burying their
On anolher orca'ion. and it was but n
'en% mnont-, ago. the diligence wvas pro.
-ecditig with nine pamengers along the
ame road. when it wuas ordered to stop by
no roflias. t% ito steldenly carted inti the
.ead! froam a lhicket. and pointcl their
veapons at the driver. lere the result
so very opposite to that we have just re
ated. Noie of the ptsengers were arm
d, all %s ere immediately terror-stricken,
oald the driver obred the fre-lieters' do
niand insttl ly. for fear of being shut down
'ren his %seat : The poor fellow sprang to
he grountd ithi all apeedl and. stood
ct the lt.-nd of hi- ieam while the~ biewil
lered, tnel trembhlin:: piasetgers quiectly
ubined il to be pl unideredl. (One of' te
hieves remaiining eon his horse. irhile the
itber, wiith icis carbine ecockedl in one hand.l
abusy searebiang ine pocket. and hag.
-,age ocf the ir c wellers wiili the other. And
his piece of cr.ntsnmuate nudacity on one
ide, andl cowa'rdlie on the oilier. took
)lncer in full dayv lighut. Nine mena sat
ike- blubbeiriing cs.cesys, ande ..uf'eredl
he~mnelves io b~e rfled. Whnc ntot hinig could
msse bseen easiear thin to have di-.armied
mec robbcer and1( slhot dlown the oilier in a
winkhne. fir at lenst, scare him off, de
aiiiin!? the eothcer ptrisnoer. M~en who ceotld
ehiaici so tamttely to a force so e.spiably
if ttt loses a ny befall them.
A nothier iiciet is currently re'lated,
n hieh a tmore remarkable tha:n eit her.ol
ahe-e,. atnd whichs shonst s forcibly how easi
ly the miaratading raenchnros tony 'oe terri
Ried when triavellers have e'erve to dfendi
ahemuselves Tlhey are off' like smoke al
the firat mntifetaioni of real danger. acnd
nos mn wimh a pairticle of courage aboul
him ise-d ever fear them. A saitarj
Frenchman was once travelling alone ii
the dibgce frmnt Puebla to Mexico, ii
fsm ie or six hundlrsd dollars in s pecie
whiich he re'snvcd to lefeqd as long as he
hail life. Ele carri with him the bes
doubhllc~-hatelle~d gun he could finud, ant
hadl ciartridlges madse to fit his piece. caci
conitaining a foll chaarge of huckshoc, whlijc
he determined the robbers shoutld pockc
bceore they shiould cet at his gold.
Seimewhere about midnight, wvhen thi
moon was kindlingt inito hucrimng silver the
ice-enerusted sides of the mountain. th<
drive~r of the diligence suddenly discovereo
up')t iurning the bend of the road, alarg
party of reachoros about 6l0y y ards in ad
vance. The solitary traveller was immei
diately infeormed eof the fact, and the alarm
edl driver pulled up hais horses at once.
The Prenchtrr naked if is wne n~o oii
ble to n in the diligence.
but the Viver gave answer in
ihe a preparing himself
for warI .swore they should
r not get. hi 6 hout a fight, and ie
was soon action.. Both barrels of
his gun w , and he coetly drew
his ramr It between hs fingers.
while hal - ore cartridges from
his belt-n. them between his teeth,
in orde to . him in raloadinig.
Then cockini piece, and seeing that
the rbbers t advancing. he com
wanded 'h. ly driver to resume
hia seat, an gene slowly proceed
ed, Calm as k pf stone lie waited
ihe ereL . prithin a few paces of
the rascals, W, ten in unmmber, nine
on borscbqe e afoot, the driver was
com'ma dja robbers to stop and be
One of ulctY ters then came to the
side of the 4I deliberately opened
the d~oor and o the passenger out.
But the "m- a gun was at the rob
ber's breast.en .Instantaneous reply ie
received a buckshot in his heanr!
A wild shi;ie " gp fearfully, nod
staried naayJ malight among the
mountain..c athe freebooter gave a
convulsive det bound, and fell stone
dead on the
The brave r eman had another car
tridge in hnd iarged barrel instantly.
and the sanei miWnaries were ith-irveal
as before fot reloading. ilad the
whole ten mess~ the door fihe vehi
ele. the F , e t4-would have shot .lon n
ever-, one They pos-illy may
have hdil sone, ne notion of fhat face
for in thirtitc* afier the robber fell
there was.ut* the other nine in sight.
and our soliay.ro soi the diligence ro
served his rimi nine fires and paeser
ved him gold,
Hfedgeo of the most interest
ing racts iRn, c history (if the hedge
hog in I bute - in 1831 by Al. Lenz,
and which, afirimed by Professir
Buekland,.., t the most violent
animal p'o Keet upon i-a
factw ofh acruliarvalue in
ed when ik ves amund her
body. On n M. Lenz witnes
sed a fgt i hedgebg and a vi
per. When gho; -ame near and
smelled the ror with those animals
the sense o svery obtuse. she seized
it by the If held It fast heeween
her tecth, iftktut appearing to do
much h .having disengaged its
head. it ass a 1Mous and menacing
attitude. and hissing vehemenily. inflicted
several severe bites on the hedgehog. The
little animal. however, did not recoil frim
the bites of the'viper, or indeed seen to
carp much abott them.
At lano. when ite reptile was fatigued
bv its eftorts, she again seized it Iy the
a'.d, which sle ground het ween her ieeih,
compressing the fangs andl glands of poi
Soen..and thendiprourang every pare of the
boyl. Al. Lbnz says that the hatties 4f
this sort occurred in the presence of many
persons; and snftetimes the hedgehaog has
received eight or ten wounds tn the ear.
the snout. and even onl the ton::ue. with
out apipeartg.to experience any of the or
dinary symptomS proeleced by the veiiom
of tle viper. Neiher~riherselrnor tle ynung
lhe was sckligg seemed to sufeT-r froman it.
This obcservatsin agrees wieh chat of l'ntlas.
who assures us hat the hedlgehuig ecan eat
about l100 canthaides wi thout e-xpe'ricetc
ing any of the effects which the insect ta
ken inwardly products on men. docg.. atnd
cats. A Gjerman physician. wheo madec
the heedgehog a peculiar object of esttudy,
gave it ac strong dose ot prussic acid, of ar.
senic,. oftopium, and of corrosir esublienste.
none of which did any harm. The hedge
hog in its natgai state only feeds on pears.
apples and other truits when it ennt get n
thiteg is likes better. Its ordinary foo conl
sists of worm; slugs, sunits, frogs, adders,
The Sleepers8?p.FreThi e German.-T he
Infrant slept, stiing on the cheek or the
old man. Tbhe we distant points of lire
wcre thus brenght toeher. The fair got.
den hair of the , ~aan. mingling with. the
silvery hekoo. the grandsire. The tean
ettree links of ino'tality were united.
The bud igabestiful-but the leafless
withered stalk Mi venerable, for it teas bore
tlossoms, and-gii forthc its sweet truits
and sheltered benefath its leaves the nmelo
diouts choir of singing birds.
Ther is a eweet smile on the lips ol
the octegenariaf flow noble and pure
mu.t that Ionglifdhave been, which stil
pours forth -oishecountenance its kind ant
gentle refiaroI. How Godlike most hav<
been hise enO1.*tt through all the grief
and mnrrows oE~aUN'tal lire, that knly. in
nocent laugh .r~, rests upon thei
lips, and th' if: or life is trod npoe
fearlessly, 02~and hopefully!
Whatcanih le sweet smile signi
fv? Doesitiho -that he thinks of lie
who ha. ~ ebUd~tseeded to the grayi
-4hat the d .fle~youth' have returne
;to him.'atd gtesher with the frn
.kiss of kive?. iut; that the day ha
.eme back hghts whens his wil
.presented 'their first born an
- called itb - Or is it, that I
,thin n his son first re
turned from the hattlc field, crowned with
tihe laurel of victory.
But flow approaches that soil with his
spouse. lie wishcs to know if his falier
woulJ remnaso longer in the gardeu. n. idh
the tiny grandchild. Both are discovered
sleeping beneath a lofty palm tree. The
holt day burned down-the evening had
changed to the cold twillighlt-ihe pure air,
stired leafand tendril, and branch into a
swcct evening song. All things seemed to
sleep. and the grey liaired man and his
grandchild slumbered sweetly.
"l.'ltl I wake them!" said the soi gent
ly to his spouse.
*Olh! no-heir sleep is hleaven likc,"
sie replied, "but may I take: the boy omit
of his arns-he secimls it pre-s toso heaviy
on the check oif hi.. grndfather."
--0! they rest together so deliciontily,"
ansrred tile son. in tihe amis of lie
gni a Ifather the hoy is reeire--mfo iis if
he 'eant Ont the bosom (of Alla, and to whoin
could we imoret securely trust his!"
The spomse langled with a motlier's
jiov, and btth dmeparted. Then came two
vampires-the one swept over the child
nith the sweet blood. nil the other ep
proached to dhc heart of tie old mmt.
They inserted their soft tongies and as
they did so, they flapped with their out
spread w ings-like a diligent servant who
fans his sleeping tiaste. aid brings n eool
air, where all else is heated. The blood
sprung fort h-t lie breath became weaken
ed; the 4lumber decper nad deeper, until it
enled in the lon, long esleep of ieathi.
Then flew away vampires satiated with
the hestrt's blood of bot.
When, then. Ite si and his spouse re
turned. they iound locke! in each othir's
arms, the corpses or grandsire and trand
win, and little thought shey as they wept.
that the young and the old were then res
tong on the bosom of Alla. where alone are
s~fety. security. and repose to be found.
A SCIENTIFIC LOVE L.,TTER,
Picked up in the Street-A Trie Copy.
Bangor county. Indiana sate. .Saturday
Alurning. 9 o'clock, A, M., At home in
Henry-low If wna' wa
itt. Jon tiasimoved to nis new poutc,.
and Sal doe live so snug-but she fights
him a !iitle some times. Pegy Sykes is
got a baby. and daddy says I must get
married, for I have let it run too longe a!
God mless ynu, if 'you" nre not blessed
enough by being so sweet. Ohm, that I
could see you once more, to kiss the single
tinge from the rose on your cheeks. 0.,
what a lilly you are, and a rose hitin to the
morning of its virgin blioioms, blut of ien
ven born love heaming with the kinder
blendings of the raibow-the sign of
Oh. you euinlosier. yu pink. you holly.
hock, you tulip. Non cnh'enige. 1. you
sweet OW l. Come a1d i'ert.;f->rt yolur dis
tr-eeil. :iud a;rrow-s:titei. dyine. dead
Carulthne. )ht. come and --e miec once
miore-, nil: let %our pr.seinee revive yeller
drinigtii Caroline like the moirna t os
revive's iie iead -ra1. in the Iasture fi'el.
Oh. my dear llenry. how I do love yoiur
[il: trry eyes.
When shall these wrepitng Pes- -these
eyes reil %%ftl weepin::-thee eyes of
iine, again feast themuselves seln yoir hive.
lv. ronid red head! Oh, you sweet cre-1
ture, yo essince of sutair candy. Yesn
have been guie thi-s I to itihmihis ia I tio
mue. poor me, it doets seem liko ma hundt~red
years. Uric meire day. sweet Henary will
'ill, ye kill yumr rond ande feetiionate Car
omie, fur I wonderthiat myi love for yous hainit
kilt me long ago. Y'our dear presicce
wotidim trume, lie tmore thtan a cooil sprinig to
the thirsty traveller of mhe idesert. mtoere thon
the greets grass to thec hungry cix, mire
than mthe peblsled pool to the little ducks,
yes, mtore than a lump oft sugair me. a spioilt
child. Whly, then, wvill you ilot coea. yes,
runi hlye swift ats lighiltning, to kiss ilhe tear
fronm tne dimpled checka of your trueo love.
0, blcak amid wild is te heouse, mhe gamr
den, the field, andl the world without thee
-yes thee, moy dumpliug, liy jewssharp.
my eel, iny ooster, tmy smgar lurmp. God
bless thee. may thy days he many. andI
long. anid sweet, and fuoll of joy. Oh.
has'-- snel com. am kiss your patridlge,
our goose, your iurk a dove, ble's your
sweet sol CAl(OLlI.
P. S.-I drempt last im.;h we wams ma'r
ried. Oh, sweet hIeniry come amid tmake
myl idreami COmei to pass .ir 0nce, and I
will always love for you it.
L~eg.'hlatire Anecdole.-One sultry after
tooin, ini t he monthiifltJune, whtilethec cons
gregatedi wisdom of New Ilamnpshire s..re
assembled at thme Capitol. an hottest e .i
ber of the Hlouse, who had bcen reiu. 't-t
y sumimoned to &he scene of his ditties
f roim the diumier table, where lie bad been
freely iuidulging, stretched himself out
on onie of the seats, and wans qtuietly cnjoy
itsg a nap, when one of te "'overcigc
people." who had seated himself in the
allery to overlook his servants. happened
r t observe the aforesaid member in thit
r ecttbetnt position, nad without ceremon'
bawled out: "HIallo, Mister! you mat
that's napping on the bench there. the Stamt
dent pay you two dollars a day for sleep
ing, I can toll ye. So wake up !" By th
time the above speech, which was deliver
ed in no ordinary tone of voice, was eon
I ...:..J .th Houss was in a roar-the sleep
er aroic frigutcned half out of I- --it
and the Speaker ordered the glileries to
be cleared.-Er. paper.
Negro Stealing-Quick Wrk.-On the
9th int. a 31r. Yeomans stole two negro
mien belonging to Williamson 31 ima, Esq.,
of Houston county, and arrived inl th1s ci
ty n.iih them on the 14th. On the 15th
ie otlered them for sale to V. S. Pickard,
E-41., U. 4. Deputy Marshal. Mr. P.
mistrusting. from tile lbehavior of Yeo
mans, that all %n4 not right. took the no
groos to jail, when they confessed they lud
teen solen. On ascertaining this fact.
Mr. Pickard had Yeomans arrested and
ilso lodged in jail. lie then wrote to the
I last M.aster at laron to send information
tat 31r. 3lins. of the arrest of his negroes,
otn the receipt of which the latter despatch
ed a necsenger, w ho arrived in this city
on tle 19th. and having procured the no
groes and thief, will leave this morning.
wit tihem, fir home. M r. Yeomans(who
we learn. tried to pas4 limnsellf o'hy some
other name.) will therefore find himself
liodged t alcjail of Houston county it just
thirteen days fron tite time he left there
wi:h his stolen property.-Sav. Republi
can. 21st instant.
Tuck in y'our Ruf.es.-"We have a
fct% nails to mnake." said a blacksmith tto
his son, a! he came from school at 12
O'clock. Thomttas tucked in his ruffles and
took olThil calt, and was a blackbtmith un
til l earned his dinner, aid then ate it
wnh a good relish. "Put on your ruffes.
Thonas. its school time now,.' said the
father Thomas expected it, and felt as
happy with his ruilles tucked in. as his
playanates at their play.
It would he no bad action, "in these
hard timencs".- for many a young man to tuck
in his ruffles. and swing an axe, or hold a
plough, oir make a nail-for many a young
man, whose expectation of ricbes from the
gains of trade are sadly disappointed, to
earn a living in some calling which the
world honors less but pays better, some
humble occupation which, while it holds
out nP delusive hope of immense wealth by
- si' ile spectlation, assures him of food
own shoulder to the wheel-tuck in your
rufles, and earn your bread by the sweat
ofyour brow. It will be the sweetest you
A newe kind of Trofe -The Yankees
are every where famous forstrapping. It
is not often, however, that we have to re
cord a speculation like the following, even
in Yaankee land. In a portion of the town
of Goreat Harrington. known by the appro
priate nnac of Timber-shin, lives on Aus
tilt, until rceently a rrowraing widower.
The wife of Austin, not long since died,
leaving him a daughter. aged seventeen
ears. Like nost whip have been blest
'vith excellent wives. lie was extremely an
cromfortabole in thi his hereaved state.
Ia:rd hy lived a neiglltor. whose happiness
wiih Ia wife. Austin envied. Austin ono
da:y tmourncl with his neighbor over his
o%a hard li,. while he congratulated him
umpon the p)osession of such an excellent
wife. The neichbor seemed to thinkithet
he vol.l prefer the daughter of Austin as
a com panit n I his Own w ife, as valuahlo
at %lhe was.. A strap was finally proposed
and agreed to. Aus-tin received a little
--hoot." oa account ofthe diff'erence in the
agc- .f the femules. The females making
n objetion,. thec exchaange was effected.
A.'tina received. andl fur mnonthas lived with
tlae wife of hais n.eighbtor, who makes good
ahe place oif her whose loss he had mour
ed. lThe udaughater of Austin furnishes
hae naeighhtnr with a wvife, with which he is
well phawad. coangrattulatintg hiiself not a
little that he has suopped adilahis old wife
for a '-bran nrre one, andl ontly had to pay
fare dollars tat hoot."
Crrdible Story.- A late German news
papjer gives the fojllowing crediblo Narra
In an imperial city, lately, a criminal
was condemnedl to be bhLheaded, who had
a single itchting to play at nine pins.
W hilhe hais sentecer was pronouncing he had
te temecrity to offer a request to be permit
ted to play once more at his favorite game
at the place of execution,. and thenm he said
hec stiouldl submnit without a nmurmur. As
the last prayer ofa dying mant. his request*.
was ::ranted. When arrived at the solemn
,pot, lhe feund every thing p'epared, the
pins beintg set up atnd the bowl bteing ready.
lIe playedl with no little earnestnesa ; hut
the Shecrifftat length,. seeing that he show
ed no inclination to desist, privately order
ed the executioner to strike the blow as
he stoopedl for te bowl. The executioner
did so. and the head diroppedl into 'he cul
prit's hand as Ite raised himself to see what
had occurred ; he immediately aimed at
the nine, conceiving that it was the bowl
wich lhe grasped. All nine falling, the
head loudly exclaimed. "I have won tho
Coroner's Inguest.-A man by the name
Iof Thomas Lindsey died very suddenly
in this city. on the 19th inst. He was from
Abbeville District. S. C. and aged 40 to
45 years. lie had been much intoxicated
the'day previous, and was in that condi
tion at the aime of his death. Verdict of
the inquest that he died of apoplexy oec
casionedl by imtoxication2.--Macon Memik~a
er, July 21.