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W M. F. DURISOE, We will cling to the Pilars of the Temple of our Liberuies, and usifall,we will Perish amidst the Ruins.R
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THE OLD WASHERWOMAN.
FROM THE GERMAN OF CHA3MIssO.
Among von lines her hands have laden,
A laundross with white hair appears
Alert as many a youthful maiden,
Spite of her five and seventy years.
Bravely she won those white hairs, still
Eating the bread hard toil obtain'd tier
And labouring truly to fulfill
The duties to which God ordained her.
Once she was young and full of gladness,
She loved and hoped, was woo'd & won:
Then came the matron'seares, the sadness
No loving heart-hn earth may shun.
Three babes she bore her male; she pray'd
Beside his sick bed, he was taken;
She saw hin in thechurcb yard laid,
Yet kept her faith and hope unshakeu
The task her little noes of feeding
She met unfatering from that bour;
She taught them thrift and honest breed
Her virtues were their worldly dow'r,
To seek employment one by one,
Forth with her blessing they departed,
And she was in the world alone,
Alone and old, but still high hearted. F.
With frugal forethought. self denying, 3
She gather'd coin, and flex she hought,
And many a night her'spindle plying,
fGood store of flue spun thread she
work With nutathou hof loome C c
fer decent grave-clothes she completed. e
She looks on them with fond elation,
They are her weal h, her treasure rare,
Her age's pride and consolation.
Hoarded with all a miser's tare
She dons the sark each Sabbath day,
To hear the word that faileth never;
Well pleased she lay it then away,
Till she shall sleep In it forever.
ould that my spirit witness bore me
Thar, like this wornan, I had clone a
he work my iMaker put hefore me, a
Duly from morn till set ofiun.
Wouli that life's cup had been by me a
Quall''d in such wise and hapjpy mea
And that I too niigh finally g
Look on my shroud w-ith schc meek jt
MIS CELLA EOUS. I
A TALE OF TRUTH.
A REVOLUTIONARY RE:MINIsCECE. b
One pleasant evening in the mothIt of a
June, a man was observed entering the I
borders of a wvood near the Hundson river; fl
his apnearance was that of. a is~n
above the common rank. Thae inhabi ft
Ltants ofa eduotry village would have '
Pdigni fed him b'y the namie of "Squire," (
and f'nim his manner would hiavi pro
nonnced him proud ; buit those niore ac, 'h
customied to society would inform you f
there wvas something like a mtilitary air se
about him. His horse panted us if it had
been pushed for some miles, yet from el
the owners frequent stops to care'ss g.
the patient animal, he could not be A
charged with want of httnanity, but 01
seemed to be actuated, by sotme urgetnt cn
necessity. The rider forsaking a godd at
. road for a by path leading throtugh te hii
woods, indicated a desire to avoid the ar
gaze of other travellers. Hie htad not e
Jeft- the house where lhe inquired the di- sF
rection of the above mentioned path Al
rnore than two hours, before the qmuie~- wi
gude of the place wvas disturbed by the b~
noise of distant thunder. HEI w is soon wi
after obiged to dismount, travelling be- m
coming dangerous as darkitess concealed m
the surrounding objects, except when at
the lightning's terrific flash afforded a Pt
momentary view of tho situation. A ya
peal Jouder and of longer dug at ion than h;
any previouzsiy, heard, which now buist 01
over his head., seeming as if it would
rend the woods assunder, was quickly cI
followed by a heavy fall of rain, which hr
penetrated the clothing of the stranger, wV
ere he could gain the shelter of a large tf
oak, which stonsd at a little distance. a
Almost exhausted with the labors of foi
the day, lie was about making such dis- wi
-p osition of the saddle and his own coat,
as-would enable him to pass the night- wi
with what comfort circumstances, would foi
p emitr. when he esnied a light glinmner, mi
ing through the trees. Animated with
the hope of better lodgings, he deter
iine.d to proceed. The way, which
was steep, became attended with more
obstacles as he advanced, the soil being
composed of clay which the rain had
rendered so soft that his feet slipped
every step. By the utmost care, this
ditficu!ty wa s finally overcome with*,ut
any accident, and he found himself in
front of a drcent looking farm house.
The watch dog began harking, which
brought the ownereof the mansion to
'Who is there ?' said he.
' A friend who has lost his way, and
is in search of shelter,' was the reply.
'Come in,' added the first apeaker.
"and whatever my house will afford,
you shall have with welcome.'
'I must first provide for the compan,
ion of my j.'urney,' remarked he.
Bit the farmer undertook the task,
and after conducting the new comer in,
to the room where his wit was seated,
he led the horse to a well-stored barn,
and there provided for him most bounti,
fully. On rejoiining the traveller, he ob.
served, 'that's a noble animal of yours,
--s,' was the reply, 'and I am sorry
to tmisstts him, so as to make it necessary
to give you much trouble with the care
of him; but I have yet to thank you fo
your kindness to both of us.'
'I did no more than my duty, sir,'
raid the entertainer, 'and therefore am t
,nit-led to no thanks.' 'But Susan,' ai
Jled he, turning to the hostss with a
halt reproachful look, 'why have you
riot got the gentleman something .o eat?'
Fear had prevented the good woman
urn ex'rcising her well known benevo.
ence ; for a robbery had been commit
ed by a lawless band of depredators but
t few days before in the neigtborhood,
and a report stated the ruffians were
velL.dressed, her imagination suggested C
hatthis man might be one of them. a
Al her husband's remonstrance, she I
tow readily engaged in repairing her
rror, by-preparing a plentiful repasi. c
).nrinelia meal :there wvas rnuch~u) :L
eived tliat i is guest had satisfied Jet -t
ppetite, he :informed him that it was P
ow the hour at which the family usu- I
lly performred their evening devotions, s
nviting him to be present. The invi- b
tion was accepted in these words:
'It would afford me the gi eatest plea, v
itre to commune with my Heavenly
reserver ; after the events of the day, '
uich exet cise prepares us for the repose f
,hich we ssek in sleep.' C
The host now rea:hed his Bible from 1
le shelf, and after reading a chapter e
*d singing, concluded the whole with
Fervent prayer. Then lighting a pine a
not, conducted the person tie had en- l
rrtained to his chamber, wiihng him a f'
nod night's test, and retired to an ad- i
'Jahn,' whispered the woman, 'that '
a good gentleman, and not one of the w
ighw~aymen as I supposed.' is
'Yes, Susan,' said he, 'I like him ti
eater-for thmnking of his God, than for
I this kind enquiries after our welfare. g
wish out Pe-r had been from the ar- It
v iio hear this man talk ; I am sure c
Tfashingon hinmself could not say 'more
:his coon try, seor give .a better history
thta hardships endun-d by our brave b
'Who knows now,' ottquired the wife, v
nit in may be hitmself, afier all, my deer, F
r they say he tr avels, so all alone, si
deimres. H ark ! what's than ?' b
The sound of a voice came from thte nt
lamber oh th,- guest, who wvas now en' d
ged in his private religiouts wvorship o
fter thianking the Creator for his many hb
ercies, and asking a blessing on the o
toabitan's of the house, he continued ; ii
~d nowv, Almighty. Father, if it is thy n
ely will that wec shtall obtain' p llace
doa'me amosng thii :ntions of the s
rhu, grant that wve shall be iia.'bled to d
o* or gratude for thy goodn'ss by
deavoring ro obey thee. Bless -us
th wisdoni in ouri cou~nils, success ijn tr
tile, and let our victories be tempered gl
rh humanuity. Endow also our ene- a
es wnith enlighted minds, that they Ia
my become sensible of their injustice, ai
d willing to restore us nor liberty and al
ace. Grant the petition of thy ser- a!
ot, for the sake of him, whom thou sn
st called thy Son, nev.-rthaeless, let not at
y w ill hut thine be done, Amen.' ir
Th~e next morning, the traveller de- p1
ned the pressing solicitations to take ci
rakfasr, with his host, declared that it -he
s necess.ary for him to cross the river a'
mediately, at the same timie offering hi
part of his purse, as a compensation la
rthe attention he had received. which an
is refused. f
'W~ell, sir,' concluded he, 'since you ai
Il not allow me to recomtpense yoiu
ryour trouble, it is buntjst that I
jst inform ynn on whom you ha.e .i
-conferred so many obligations, and 'alst
to add to them by requesting your assis.
tance in crossing the river. I had bee;
out yesterday endeavoring to obtair
some information r especting our enemy,
and being alone, went too far fram ou
camp. On my return I was surprised
by a foraging party, and only escaped
by my knowledge of the roads and the
fleetness of my horse. My name is
Surprise kept the listener silent for a
moment ; then after unsuccessfully re
peating his invitation to partake of sonme
refreshments, he hastened to call two
negroes, with whose assistance he pla
ced the horse on a raft of timber that
was lying near the door, and soon con
veyed the General to the other side,
where he left him to pursue his way
to the camp; wishing him a prosperous
journev. On his return to the house, he
found that while he was engaged in ma
king preparations for conveying the horse
across the river, his illustrious uest had
succeeded in persunuing the -woman to
accept a token of remembrance, which
the family are pruud of exhibiting to
The above is one of the many hazards
encountered by this truly great patriot,
for the purpose of transmitting to pos
rerity the treasure we now enjoy. Let
us acknowledge the benefits received by
ur endeavoring to preserve them in
purity, and keeping in reniembrande the
reat source whence these blessings
ams, be enabled to rend.', our names
vorthy of being enrolled With thai of the
Father of hi- Country.
One or two charnsaeristic anecdotes
if Randolph, hitherto unpublished as I
elieve, will close this article. They
ire perfectly authentic i
During one of the suspensions of spe.
ie payment im his day, 'Mr. R. was on
visit to New York, on business. HI.
ad- occasion .to present .a check to a
irge amount fo'r payient at the Mer
hint's B.-nk of hai.city, for w iich he
efUS 4ti, accjpt anytitg..=biit'i C1
ejecte" tg gems: Rndol dsdie
bandy' tbrds; *with either clerks or
rincipals on their conduct, which, in
is own way of thinking, amounted to
windling, but withdrew and had a hand <
ill issued at thi neat printing offiLe, I
'hich in tw'o hours was posted over the
thole city, stating that- . - I
'John Randolph, of Roanoke, being
n a visit to New York, will address his <
-llow-citizens upon the banking and I
ur.-ency question, from the stops of the <
lerchants' Bank, at sir o'clock this I
A crowd beg +n to gather more than I
n hour before the apointerd time, en- t
rging so rapidly and amply, that, be- s
are the hour to address it had arrived,
ie officers of the bank took the alarm <
ad finding out his lodging place sent one t
fthe clrks with the amount in gold, r
hicia Randolph received with a sarcon- t
smile. and the ant quotatian, 'Char- I
ciam, invenitauream relinquit."
He left New York in one of the sta- I
es, which attli period anticipated day.
ght, as he was lIardli. known in that t
ity, ih notice passed ofa for a mere
flax' on the public. t
After leaving the Merchant's Bank,r
e called at the Mechanics' Bank to I
ansact some .money bnsine'ss there, in- i
olvina.a discou'ni of a few dallarn.-t
~andolph, with his' peculiar notionts on
ach subjects, felt as though these hada
een erolen out of his pocket-. Hec saids
nihing, however, utii[ getting -to :the
aor of ite -entrance,'whe're the effigye
F a huge arm swung a huge -hammer,
3 asked what that tmeant. "The badge
(iur.institution, sir-you know this is.
te Mechianics' Bank," was die expla.
htign of the taeller.
:'oai had better 'tatke it do-nn and
ibsaitute a currie:'s knife.,' was Ran-a
>lph's reply --Peteriourg Repabiicau. L
Raik~a1 Incident.-A young fellow C
avellintg in one of the counties in no.
and, found that the only passengesisin 3
.first class car was a .beaui' young g
dy, with whom he -was quite smitten, t
id to whom he made himseflvery agree-. a
ale duriug the trial. Not being able to a
certain her namne,- he pretsumed sto i
eaba kiss;' ;ad when- the car arrived a
Birmiragham she gave the gentleman h
charge of the police, and made a comn- e
aint against-him for the assaast4.-#re- I
se'ly the thing lie wanted. -He learned a
rr nanie and address-paid the fine- 11
lopted means to be introduced--..pleadc
s suit, and was finally aecepted by thec
dy, after a courtship commencing ian at
anner so very singular. The .H'ere,
rd Times vouches for the truth of this
Marble.-A vein of very fine porphy. I
Lic marble, baew.. it~a,.. ...ort
mile '(L gth, las been discovesed it
H onty, East Tennessee.
The ternates from the lightest tc
the d rge; the texture consist.
of the rystals; and it is said tc
be a e of the highest polish.
SKE . F PROFESSOR LEE,
Enco t to Young Mechanics.
T undredsjof younginechan.
ics try who might, with that
indo jiseverance which :every
ma ngto his aid, rise to distine
tio republic of. letters. We
knd e difficulties to be encoun
iere stacles to be overconie;
which- 'lmost insurmouitable, by
tiose'w ave to work at a mechanical
trade a udy at thesame time. Should
thisrr ver comeunder the eyes of
one su1C inay, perhaps, be incited to
renew zertion by perusing the fol
lowiog .sketch of Professor LV, of
England; ho rose from the humbhlest
%wtlksoFJ o an enviable eminence as
clasicaL~ oriental scholar--compet
ing mn-e leinct with the most talented
of hilsc ry.
Protes Lie was born of poor pa
rents in town of Longor, in Salop,
Englundl d was indebted to a charity
schooliuis .native town, for his initia,
tion into rudiments oflearning.. This
was' then y education he.: received,
save thna, hich he acquired by' his own
exertio after years for -at the age
of tw eas apprenticed to'aW er:
penter. ' father died during :his ap
prentic an' hisr mother having' to
take car f the twb younger children;
was una " to shield him from ihe many
hardshis which.he; was subjected,
both in t house and in the shop of his
master. jhe foundation of his fuylre
greatness , been laid in the charity
school I&naiive town, and poverty
eouldnu ' ztingish the use that had
been] in there.
" Ti e for 'literary pursuits,"
ays t rapher,."acquired in early
ecowe.extin ished but
. antec 'anic em oy
oetits- tthe age of se~ienieen whine .
employed in building a Romish chatgel
or . country: gentleman, he first saw
Latin booKsgand becanme fired with the
lestre to read them. : He pirrchased for
uimselr Ruddicoin's Latin Grammar, at
i book stall, and preserved until he
earned through by note., His resour
:es of a pecuniary, kind, at chit tinbe,
mnly amounted to six shillings stor
ing a week, and out of this lie was
ibliged 1o pay for clothing, washing and
odging.--But, notwithstaading lisan
y means, he-contrived in the coirse of
he next year, to increase his -stotk of
>ooks, by purchasing a Latin' Bible,
om: of Cicero's Orations, Cesar's
0ommentaries, Sallust, Virgil a'id some
ither works, though it must be remarked
hat lie was never, during that time, so
ich in literary :treasures as to number all
hese. works-ataente in his little library.
3e read one. and made himself master of
is contents, and- then selling that, with
he purchase money and a little more
idded to thue would procure anothei a
iuthor in Its place." . f
*Thus lhe labored on until his appren- ~
tceship wras'completed, wvhen he com-.
ntunced the study of Greek, by making i
liaself master of a volume of exercises ~
n thtat language. Xianop~hon, the liiad, a
he Odesey, and some Greek tragedians, r
vere successively mnastered. His liteV ,
ry ardor, gathered stre~ngth ac each
uccessive victory, he next -attempted'
lebrew ; bur'"here he was destined -to
'ncounter an unexpecteu trial. His eyes, y
axed bteyond therir powers of endurance,
reresuddenly attacked with a disorder
fanl ulaianing kind, 'iaich threatened
; once to blight his most cherished en
cymnents. - s -
After a time, however, the disease a
bated, and. the indefatigable student* d
adaunted .y any obstacle~s 410 -pro
eedled to enter on the mazes of the Chal- ~
en and Syrciciguages.
"By this time he had'i-eached his 25tht
ear, and found himself the master of a. d
otod chest ofoodis, worth a little ov.er a,
unidred dollars. He was now sent into g
nother county to repair a large house ; 2
ad:swhife there he went through a se
ere mental conflict. At tiides he. was
lmostpersuaded-thatt duty demanded of I
im the bitter act of self denial, involv
'd irithe s~crifiee of his long cherishedg
terary pursiius. Finally,, he married,
nd determined thenceforth to devote a
imself to the duties of his mechanical
ailing; and fot a time the labors of the,
arpenter wete allowed to supercede r
hose of the student.
" Providence had, however, other do- c
igns in vifr him. A fire broke out a
n his hunibheienement, 'and before its ]
'avages cotikitie quelled, his tdols and f
ittle. property were all consunied,. and a
ie fonnd himself. with his familv. Denni. r
less and unpiovided for. No means t
were within his reach whereby to re,
plenish himself with tools; and as a last
resort, be became a country schbolmas
ter, and applied himself to the duties of
his laborious calling. Poverty here
stared him in the face, and in despair,
he applied for pecuniary assistance to t
the Archdeacon Corbatt, *ho liberallj i
patronised hiin,- and finally was 'the I
means of introducing him to a resjecte- 1
ble employment, by which a comforta.
ble support was insured to him. Sub- I
sequentj.he studied Arabic and Persic, r
and in process ot time- through 'his g
friend's kind intervention, he was ap- r
pointed Persion interpreter to Warren E
Hastings, and ultimately to the Oriental n
Professorship in the Royal and Military r
E I College." ti
We have cited but the early trials of I
but one man. Enough has been shown t(
by his histdrj to impress upon the mind b
of the young mechanic the importance h
of perseverance, even where persever- a
ance seems to be of little avail. If we F
consult the his tory of all the distinguish- C
ed men of the present atid the last cdn- n
tury, we will find that a majority of them a
had.in early life to pass through circum- (C
stances the most adverse and unpropi- tc
tious. ' ti
They coinm'enced at tie very bottom tc
of the ladder that reached to great re- pr
suits, and by .perseverance they were
enabled, step by step to ascend to its
greatest eminence. de
.- - ' ar
THE LATE VICTORIES IN IN, fa
Sir Robert Peel, in projlosing a tvote
of thanks in the House of Commons to . r
Sir H. Smith, for his splendid victoryat '
Aliwal, said-"He was at the torming us
and capture of-Monte Video; he was at ''a
the assault on Buenos Ayres ; he served ra
in the Peninsula from the battle of Vi- co
mtira to Corunna; he was wounded in for
Crawford's action on the. Coa; he was aft
at the actions of Sabtgalj Fuentosd' ce
Oncr ; ar the siege of Cuidad. Rodi igo ; en
at the siege,-of.Badjo ;>at Salman; t
l ouleuse ; i
ngtoi-; a .tew Orleans; at Waterloo.
(Loud and continued cheering.) What et
a series of gallant services. (Loud the
cheers.) How rejoiced I am that there thi
should be- an opportunity through his to1
signal successes of bringing- before the ing
new of a grateful country a long life of ret
uilitary exertion, and an unbroken se- of
-ies of military honors." - - tiv
Sir Robert, in the course of his bril- our
iant oration on this interesting occasion, cli,
it reference to Sir R. Dick, said-"On fet
he present he had to regret the loss of the
i R. Dick, an officer who, before these -
events, had long been distinguished for wh
uis glowing valor. I am sure the fRouse. UP.
till permit me shortly to state what i' rar
he extent of national gratitude that is
Ine, for farmer services, to that galiani no
ficer. He entered the service in 1800. slat
le embarked with the 2d battalion 78th tho
tgiment for Sicily in 1806, and was ='x
rounded at the battla of Maida. In ele
807 he accompanied the expedition to to0
gypt, and was at the taking of -A-lex- h&e
ndria, and was severely wounded be. fire
re Rosetta. EtIbarked with the~ 2d IY t
atralion of thi- 42d for the Peirisula, sab
a.June, 1809, and commadded a* ligl~ ile
atnalion at the tiatile bf Busaco.i He wh
ras wounded at Foz d'Aronce. H. was "ttt
t the-battle .of Fue~ntOs d'Oior. Comn- fori
tnded the 2d1 battalion 42d durin'g the uns
ieg-of Guidad Rodrigo, and the'fir-stnu
atlaion in covering the siege of Bada-~
ma. Commanded a light batialioniat
ue battle aof Salamanca, and the firstn
attaliot 42d at the stonning of Fort St. st
dichael, and during the siege of Burgos, Ne
u aso in theretient to P.prtugal) In .
815.he icortnian-ded the 42dl at Quarte tier
easst where he was severely wounded. ed
This gallan' officer having ;;one through chil
II these pet ils, and performed all these.
istiniguishied services, ended his bril- K
ant career, and fell at the battle of *~
The right hon. baronet then adverted Sta
the loss of Col. Taylor. "On the Wi
ay which deprived us for . ever of the de
srvices of Sir Robert Dick, there also Alt
di Lieutenant Colonel Taj'lor, of the not
9th Reginment. Whee-the father of fire
uis gallant ouffice.r was Lieutenant Col- con
el of the 20th: ight Dragoons he lost was
is life in the Peninsula. . The father -.f
di at Vimeira ; the son niet an equally
lorious death in India ;:and thus did '
iese heroic men establisti an heredita'ry for
nd double ctaima to the gratitude of the hea
buntry. (Hear ! hear !) ( shall noiw, neea
rith the permission of the House, briefly cos
Bcapitulate- the services of 'Colonel
Jaylor. Lieu:. Cotonel C. T. TaylorJ
onmmanded the light 'company of the st
0th foot, in the expedition against tb*
Glapore in '1827.28; served on the per
rontier during tInt Canadian rebellion, a
rhe~re, in the sucedssful attack of a vii- ea
m~e ocenoted by tho rehet. hm r..td-ft -o
an important service;. commanded a
brigade of infantry in the actions of the.
13th, 21st, and 22d of December, 1845;
wherein he was wounded; commanded
he troops rriet to leep. up the communa
datiods between Sir HarrylSniith-and
he main army,'whilst the former was
tngaged in the operations which 'led to
he battle .of Atliwal; and ;,a brigade of
nfantry'at the battle. of Sobraon, where
te felJ '
Sir Robert then observed; that when
e reviewed the 'ianies of those gallant
nen 'Who had payed; the 'most. distin
uished.part. i these glorious victorious,
amely,'of Si:' H. Hardings, Sir "H.
mith, and Sir J. Thackwell,-he could
at help recQllectingthat' they had all
eceived tliir niilitaiv eddcljtion under
e auspices of the Duke of Wellington.
t aidediustr e:evett to the. Duke's name
see how the men' who had been
rought up in' his schooY had profited by
is prtcepts and' benefitted by his ex
rnple. Even ithose illustrious officers,
ollock dad' Gilbert' who' were in the
ompany'. service, had profted by the
emory of the glorie's which he had
hieved at Assaye. It was reserved
his grace bysdne fortinite accident
bear s-willing and gr'ateful testimony
at evening t6 those distinguished men
whom he (Sir R. :Pepl) was then
oposing .a vote'6f thanks.
An Infernal Scene.-The following
scription' of one or the 'recent "great
d glorious" battle's in India, gave a
nt idea of the horrors that attend the
ide of war: -
As ' our' men 'adtanced, Englismen
d Hindoo:aid by side, the Sikhs ap
ared to 'redouble their fire, and, to'
the expression'of an eye witness,
storm of iron hail descended on our
ks." ' No :force 'of fire, however,
ld repress their valor. They pushed
'ward with ir resistible enthusiasm, and'
er* the 'mosf' tremendous efforts sue.
de'd sin 'their-etteeiint.'.f Tbe'cavalry
heied, th etr0-"'"" '.-i s g
#s tiidfi s bpin rircy to 'num-'
mus wounded nien who had'fallen into
tir hands,' so no mercy was shown to
im.' They were drivn 'in confusion
raids the b'ridgelahd river, which hav.
risen 'duringtho night, rendered their
reat almost impossible.' The bridge
boats, densely. thronged by the fugi'
s, broke down'id several places, while
guns; incessantly playing on their'
sely wedged niass, produced the most
rful havoc: -The scene presented by
fare of the Sutlej' defies description
overed with horses and men, upon
m 'the' most dreadful ,fire was kept
with grape and canister-it literally.
Jnder these'circumstance, we can by'
means imagine 'the- number of the'
i . to be ' over-estimated at twelve
sand The battle had begun about
o'clock, and did not'terminate till'
yen. The combatants had met hand'
rand. Our artillery and musketry
never for' a: hionient' ceased their
'Our cavalry, charging impetuous.
hr'ough their rinks, had speared or
red~ all irlho fell ib their way~ But
iver was'their greatest eneriy, and'
!n they flung' themselves pell mell
its waters, Iwlich were wholly un-'
lalile, ihe di-illery scattered death'
paringly emong them, till there was
a man left visible within range.
~aved from Drowning by a Dog.-.
.t 'veek, (says the Alexandria Ga'
e)a little boy playing near the ca
basin, accidentally .fell in. A fine'
t'foundland dog, belonging to a gen.
)a a in this place, .starnding 'bf, plun'
in, on the instant, and seizing the
d, brought hiim.safely to .the.shore,
I Nep~~Saoo by Ais Uncle.-T he
axville, (Tenn.,) Register, gives the
iculars of a tragical af'air which
a 'pla'ce'in Gratger .cotinty in that!
te, a short time ago. A man named'
ham Bowers, in attempting'-to m'eir-'
and doubtless rob. his uuecle, named'
artus, *a's sh~ot dead by the uce;-'
however, until thie' nephe~w'fad' firsy
i'at his uncle. He,: had soma 'ac2'
plices, .and when found, the tbudyJ
discoierad to~ have-been disfigured
ice painted blic'k, &c, ,..'
'rniity? Church 'Clock.-T he Ch c'ck
Trinity Church will be' put'up'"we~
r, in abo'ut a m'6nth. ~' It will" (igh,
rly 7000'jiounds, and the estimated
frcve Uirl.-The #ohgl'lro
es that a chitd $j'ira of age., fell into
mill pjond d't Solon, and, pould have.
shed but for the berol.conduct of Miss'
orah Dyer. who ruabed into the water,.
be peril ofrher own lif'e,'and'-saved tbe;
d. That girt i4apital prize, fot'