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.FThe followin' Ientilemen are announced
. their frien s candidates for the Office of
TaxC r. at the enmning election
' HN QUATTLEBUll,
-ORGE J. SH1EPPARD,
SAMPSON B, MAYS,
Lieut.JAMES r. HARRIS,
Maj. S. C. SCOTT,
LEVI R. WILSON.
ET The followinggentlemen are announced
by their friends as canalidates for the office of
Ordinary, at the ensuing election.
Col. JOHN HILL. -
- Capt. W. L. COLEMAN.
0?"Thefriends of Major ABRAHAM.
JONES, announce him as a candidate for
the Legislature, to fMl the vacancy occa
sioned by the death of Yames i. Pope
REMEDIES AGAINST MOTHS.
It is an old Custom with Some house
wives to throw into their drawers every
year a number of fir cones, under the
idea that their'strong resinous smell'
might - keepf away the Moth. Now as
the -odor of these cones is due to turpen.
tine, it occurred to Reatirur to try the
effect of this volntile liquid. He tubbed
one side of tarpioce otcloth with turpen,
tine,- and put some grabs on the other;
rhe '-.next tnorning -they were all' dead,
and,-- strange tor-say irad voluntarily
ni i t~i _Ihe6i r -sad9iE n0
0. tilI _with some
the veakest were itmnediately
killed; the most vigorous struggled vio
lently for tw6 ot three' hours; quitted
their sheaths, and died in convulsions.
It iras soon abundatly evilent that the
vapor of oil or spirits of turpentine acts
its a terrible poison ti the grubs. Per.
hrtps it may. be said: thht even this'ren
dyis worse than the disease, but as
Reamur justly observes, we keep away
from a newlf paibted room, or leave off
for a few days a coat fotni which stains
have been removed by turpentine, why
therefore can we not once a year keep
away for a day or two from rooms that
-have-been fumigated -with turpentine.
It is however surprising, how sniall
a quantity of turpentine is required;-a
small piece of paper or linen just moit
ened, and put into the wardrobe or
diawers a single day, two or three times
a year, isa sufficient preservation against
moths. A small quantity f turpentine
dissolved in a little spitits of wine (the
vapor of which is also fatal to the moth)
will entirely remove the offensive odor,
and- yet be a sufficient preservative.
*The fumes of burning paper, wool,hihan,
*feathers, and of leather, ai-e also effectaz
al, most effectually smoke is tha t of to.
bacco. A coat smelling but slightly of
tobacco is bufficient to preserve a wihole
drawer. We trust our fair readers will
not scold us for thtus affording their hus
bands or lovers an additianal excuse fur
perpetrating-a bad habit. The vapor of
turpentine, and the rnnoke of tobacco,
-' are also effectual ;a driving away flies.
Th'e latter torments are so abundant on
the continent, as frequently to deprini
the weary traveller of his night's rest.
If he-would provide himself with a phtial,
containing turpentine and spirits of wvine
-in-equal pacts,-and would sprinkle a few
drops over the sheets and coverlid be
fore retiring to rest, he will probably
havetreason to be grateful for the hint.
Foreiigners-are in thre habit of smoking
in their bedroomi-a habit which ex
cites surprise and disgust in England; it
will:no'w be seen, however,-that-there is
a reason for the' practice,-Skarpe's
Fadi of Meteoric Stones in Iowa.
From-the last number of Siliman's .our
nal of Scienc'e, we copy tho following
letter from Rev. Reuben Gaylord, of
Hartford, Desmronies co., (bwn, to Chars.
U. Shepard, Professor of Chemistry ii
Amherst College; Ma.s .
-.-- .a tho 28th of February, 184'7, at
abouit ten minutes before three o'clock
in~i afternoon, the attention of the
~'- j1~fi~~mthis regton was arrested by a
rtr ii oise as-of distant thunder;
then fbo ports-wore heard one af tet
another in quick succession, like the
blasting of rocks or tp6 firing of a heavy
cannon half a mile fistant. These were
succeeded 'y several fainter reports,
like firing of small arms in platoons.
Then- there ,was a whizzing sound heard
in difIfj iitdirections, as of bnllets pas
sirg through the air.
Twofmen were standing together
whe 'they were at work; they followed
W' their eye the direction of one of
. eie sounds, and they saw abott seven
ty rods front them the snow fly. They
went to the spot. A stone had fallen
upon the snow, had bounded twice, the
flist time, as supposed, about eight feet,
and the second time about ten feet. The
stone weighed two pounds and ten oun
ces. The same pcrsons heard another
stone strike as it fell, snpposed to be
small, but they could not find it. Some
time in the spring another stone was
found about one mile and a quarter west
from the place where this fell. It was
in two pieces, lying together, weighing
forty-six pounds. Another fragment, a
portion of the same rock, was found
about a half mile from the former, which
fiom the description I had of it, I judge
would weigh about fifty pounds. These
were coated with thick black covering.
The principal ingredient in their com
position seemed to be sand stone. They
are full of minute brilliant particles, and
occasionally a small lump of some metal
is to be found. Inclosed in this sheet I
send you three or four small ones. Some
were taken out as large nearly as a grain
of corn. A man ft un whom I obtained
a fragment insisted that they were silver.
He h'ad grou-nd up a considetable quan
tity of the rock to obtain this silver, and
he thought he had saved enough to make
fifty cents (hal( a dollar.) These slones
are all that have been found, so far as I
dould' learn.- The atmosphere at the
time of this phenomenon was mostly
clear, somewbat haz'y, so starn as to
cause the snow on the ground to be
so hat soft. The nois as heard
*w tc '!te soun seemed to proceed,
The stokce appeared in two places, ap
parently about six or .eight feet apait,
aboye.the elevation of light clouds, and
having a circular mtotion. The motion
of the meteoric body was supposedfrom
the reports which were heard, to be
towards the south east.
Hartford, July 12.
Suicide at Pcnsacola.-From the
lettet of a correspio ndent at P'.nsacola,
we learn that quite a gloomlias beten
thrown over that city by the self-des
struction of a venerable and much res
pected citizen of that place, Judge Ga:,
nier. The following extract fron-the let,
t6r exhibits a calmness and deliberation
in the put pose of the deceased, which is
perhaps without parallel.-Mobile Reg
PENSAC6LA-, Sept. 17.
Our friend, .udge Garnier, committed
suicide last night, (Sep.16,' by drowning
himself. I have always been under the
inpre-ssion that he was about one of the
happiest metn in this city;- but such wat
not the case. From letters lie w'rmto te
several of his friends, and wvhich were
dated some time back, it appears that hi
had for some time past .been making hih
arrangements to commit the deed. Hel
assigns as his reason,. "poverty"-:thal
he had but $120, wvhich wats in. Mr.
Hvei's chest-and that it would take all
of that to pa~y his debts and bury him
dicently.- He wrote a few lines at mid
night to Dr. Smith, which he gave to
black boy, and told him to hand it t<
Dr. Smith early in thte tmornting, which
was to informn where his body might hi
found. Hie had everything arranged
He directed notes to all to whom he wa.
indebted, even to hiis-washerwvoman. H E
laid his clothe~s in whtich' to be buried~or
the bed, and directed where everythint
mighit be found. lie sewed t wo larg<
bricks in a towel, and tied them to hi
back, and pinned a towel over his breas
antd back, and wvalked- down to thte lin<
of the wharf with his cloak around bin
and a ca~i on. WVhen he got to the place
hte laid hiis cloak down, placed his caj
on it, put a brickin his cap,-and tyinj
one end ofta rope to the end of the whar
and the oilher end around his waist,thtrev
himself into the water, where he wa
found this morning. Last night at dush
he walked down ont the whatrf, as was hti
enstom every evening, with Mr. Hyer
Mr. Mit chell, Mr. Kelly and Mr. A then
anid was perfectly cool, speakintg of th,
Mexican' war, etc. and his letters ani
the note wvritten at midnight were ver;
neatly executed. Hie will bo burie.
Settlers Wa nted.-T he State c
Areknnsns invite emigrants to come an
take lands wvhich have besen forfeited ror
taxes, and no payment will be required
for them. The Little Rock Banner
says the auditor, upon proof of settle.
nient iwill make a doed, which deed thd
Supreme Court of the State has decided
will be valid. The forfeited tractscom
prise some of the finest lands in the State
and now is the chance for a cheap home
or a speculation.
Hereditary Suicid.-Dr. Gcall re
lates the case of a Mr. Gauthier, owner
or several warehouses in Paris, and who
left to his seven children a properay of
two million of francs. They all resided
in Paris an-1 its envitons, where they
lived upon their property, which some
of them had considerably increased by
fortunate speculation. Noi one of then
was visited by any material disaster, and
all enjoyed perfect health. They were
all highly esteemed by their friends and
neighbors;'yet all of them labored under
an inclination to commit suicide, to
which they yielded in the course of
thirty or forty years; some hanged,
some drowned, and others shot thei
selves. The last but one invited on a
Sunday a party of sixteen persons to
dine with him. When dinner was ser
ved, the host was suddenly missing, and
having been searched for everywhere in
vain, was at last discovered hanging in a
barn. Tha last of the seven, who was
the-owner of a house in the Rue de
Richelieu, having raised it by two
stories, conceived that the expense' had
ruined him; three times he attempted
to destroy h imself, but was prevented
however, he at last succeeded in blow
ing out his brains, and his fortune wus
said to amount to 300,000 francs.
Millengcr on Mind and Matter.
Secret of Uuhappy' Homes.-Why
goes forth that man this Saturday even
ing froni the roof under which his chil
dren live? Why turns lie from the
engagbig little attempts to detuin him,
and roughly moves them away, while lie
loves them dearly ? Why sits another
by his fire, sullen, discontented,- unwil
ling to -speak the kindly word, while his
ment'?. .y fliesthe cuel speech to
her for whom the bosom's strongest
affectionis nom-ished 3- And why, sear
ching into deep depths, Why does inan
become so often a tyrant, so often a
criminal, in his home 1 Truth has to
be tokf; but, oh ! listen to it kindly, for
it is hard to tell. It is because woman
does not truly appreciate her mission in
domestic life. Under the present con,
ditions of existan'ce, she has become
weighed down by cares. As a wife she
is different to what she was as a mistress.
She is ever employed in drudgery for
children and househnld. She neglects
her diess ;she forgets her manners. Her
husband sees the change, does not per.
hatis find sufficient excuse for it fron
the coadition'she labors under. He
flies to the tavern and billiard table ; and
she increases in sourness and aspetity
-is she increases in years. That much
of this-is oiving to the present circuin
stances of social life is tiuc ; but thsat
much of it i' chargeable to a sad sub
mission to those circmstances, is also
but too true. It is more or less in the
powver of women to make their dotmes'
tic life more attractive to their husbands,
and more holy in its discipline and ends
than they now do. A great regularity
in time-a great simplicity in dressat
more determined adherence to that
which is right in one's own eyes, rathmei
than that which is well thought ofin the
eyes of others-an orderly apportioninig
of varioos periods for different occupa'
tions-would make evenings at hionat
pass away very differently to what, it
the great majority of cases,:they are nov
Curious Discove ries.-The Unibi
of Mans gives an account of the dis
covery, at Boisse~lesec, of a subter.
ranearr passage, lead ing'to am hall nearij
fifty feet square, in the middle of whicl
ts an immense stone table, having abovc
it a lbmp in baked clay, suspended b)
Ian iron chain. Another curious dis.
covwry has taken place at Mtorelette
near Mammets. A peasant, who wit
digging there for clay,found at about sia
feet below the surface a chest, bourn
'with iron,' and containing a long chair
and an iron collor, and ttie head of a
mian on whlich the skinm a'id bhardl weri
sThe Caterpillar.-T he genuim~
worm, says thme Alexandria Demoicra
sof the 8th inst., is- tundoubtedly in ou
flields. and in the course of a few day
their work of destrudtion will com
menced. That they will do great dam
Iage few-w~ill deny ; but we still believ
that the crop of the parish wvill be
moderate one-say two-thirds. O0
f some places little or no damage will b
Ctt "orgia-Sea Island cotton er, ani
is ofaA der tint, thefflament being withot
some li "es.longer than thei of the very r
idiafi ool. The fibres are cy- ment j
lindrico iaind lence the ease with guilty
which th "spnn info cotton thried.
Geor pland cotton is good for Ea
coarsey . The staple is short, light from i
and fee t was called for a long bune,
time .B istron," fr om the fact that a pron
it was se from the seed by the se has
blows of sring. compa
Tonn otton is of nearly the tally w
same q. di the Georgig Upland, that "
except cleaner and the staple a popula
little lo ismf 'l
New cotton is superior to the any of
last- two d kinds, and may be said for her
to occup ddle point between- Sea try wa
Jsanda i rgia Upland. whetha
Pernu cotton has a fine, long it woul
staple, C 'nd 'uniform, and yarns them,
made fr' in great request among Tenne
the stop ' avers. ffteen
Dem Berenice and Maranham
cottons: ne and glossy, and well The
cleaned.. y are spun into a fair that I
stout yar . and thi
Bahai 'n;is better than either of a few i
the two : st named. in hea
Surin itdn has a long staple, and sole ;
is faintly. d with yallow. It a clean cannot
and muc .ht after by hosiers. wished
West cotton is from Bourbon ,
seed; the( els fine and silky, but not A Z
well prep on jou
Barba. otton has a short staple, a doze
.but is sil d strong. It appears in whom
the mark kh much husk.-American corner
Far M - ie, '
The ss of pride.-When the Spe
Du che ackingham found herself is like
dyiag, s n t for Anstis the Herald, snatch
aiid set Fjhe pomp of her funeral a man
ceremnon he was afraid of dying it knoi
before rparations were ready.
"Why asked, "wen't - they send THE
1 :he c, r me to see? Let them send the
it, eve. h"|the tassels are not fin- Fello%,
islied dthen she.exacted, as HJo- men, a
race eafirms a vow from het -nials A
adies eshould become insen- gallani
aitilje ¬q.srit.-,down in her a ions .
U Wuu A u-5 iete-i
honors appear, indeed, to have been his rer
her fancy; for when her only son died *oil of
she sent -me asengers to her friends, tel- carry 1
ling them ti t if they wished te see him The
lie in state, she would admit them by a pubi
by the back stairs. Such'was the deli- Town
cacy of her maternal sorrow. giving
But there was one match in pride and the sul
insolence fur Katherine, Dutchess of Col. I
Backingham; this was-Sarah, Duthes of m et
Miarlborough. Upon the death of the the sai
young D'uke of-Buckinigham, his mother Ilexic
endaravoured to* borrow the triumphal ing a
caa th:,t had carried' the remains of Saturi
M.arlboroaugh to the grave. "No,'. re- We tr
plied the widowed Dutchess of Marlbo- step to
rough, "the car that has caried the due hc
h ts co
Duke of Marlborough's bodyshall never
be profan'ed' by any other." "I have to the
sent to t'e undertaker," was the Dutch- life.
ess of Buckingham's rejoinder.,- "and
lie has engaged to make a better one PALO
A Frenth Beggar.- Sbme 'time ago eTh
%ve gave an account of the capture of a vocat
man named Goujon, for obtaining money pope
.and other alms from charitable people to th
ini the streets, by pretending to fa.ll in Colon,
faint:ng fits from want of food. [Hisface sustoil
was lank and' pale, and when a little upon
painted, represented extreme iaunger Aleii
with siking fid'elity, whilst the wretch- ''
ednaess of his dress and cleverness of hris mnovei
acting, left no doubt oan the minds of thre of th
spee!ators,.that lhe, was retIll' more than memr
halftemishied. Yet fe'w men really lived was n
Kbetter than Goujon. Befrer commeancinig Trade
Ihas days operations, lhe took a substarn, ry Su
tial breakfasa,Ma'shaed down withr exqui. L odg
sit~e wines, and cheered by the societyv other
of his yonng wife, and lhe wound them,
up~ by an eqnally substantial dinner and TIad
equally exqusite wines, whilst Ihis eve' abh~l
nings were passed'at the theatres. When imour
not engaged in business, he was dressed A a
alike a dan~dy of the very first wvat er, Lodlge
Aa length his~ doi'ngs canmetorlhe knowvl. respe<
edge of thme police, and he wvas watched. loved
Proof of his guilt having been obtainedmn
he was brought to. trial. A fter the eva. noble
dence agairist hiin was givon, lie urged grave
in Iris defense that he -warsa wvorknman his fa
Iwith oat enmpl~yment, and had been ful rei
compelled to acts'as he did. That he in he
was not, however, ina distress, was shot a
proved by thiemainner in which lie lived, life, a
an:d by 'the factthat a sum of248f was fell al
foundaut' h is odgiiigs. The 'Yribunal -the
condemiaed hiim to four months, impri- Reui
rsonament,. and ordered uthat, after an- grief
sdeagoinag thatt sentence, he shlould be unqu
looged in a Deplot do -Medicit.-G-a- the a
-lignarii's Messenger. the d
tWitty and Wie.-Two persons, I herE
ibelieve g husbanld and a wife, being very ev
amuch at vatriane"rofire-d',their quarrel feelit
i both declared themselves to be
it blame. Mr. Howels heard them
atiently, and then said;"My judg
-i this, let tlie innocent forgive the
t Tennessee Volunteers.-A slip
he office of the Knoxville Tri
lated 20th inst., states that with
pinesIs unsurpassed, East Tennes,
made- up and rep'orted fifteen
nies for the war. This does not
ll with the assertion of the Whigs
Vdr. Polk and his war" arte un
r in his own State. In potriot
'ennessee cannot be surpassed by
her sister. States. It is enough
people to know that their coun
its men to iohlt her battles-and
r Polk or Clav were President,
d made but little difference to
wien called on.-Eluzza for East
ssee Five companies and only
Cobbler's Last Words.-"I feel
waz weaker each succeeding day,
t I am fast approaching my cnd ;
norestitchesand awl will be over;
ren there is rest for the weary
arth hath no sorrow that heaven
heel." Having said awl he
,he calmly breathed his last.
1scovery.-A wag says that once
ney lie was put in a sleigh with
i or more passengers. not one of
lie knew, but on turning a short
the sleigh upset. and then said
found them allout."
iking of praise Swift tells us it
ambergris; "a little whiff, and by
is, is very 'agreeable ; but when
holds a lump of it to your nose
:ks yoa down."
ATE' COL. P. M.. BUTLER.
publish below the proceedings of
Adges of Free Masons'; and Odd
4, and Richland Volunteer Rifle
f Columbia, paying proper testimn.
f respect to the memory of this
soldier. Th'ey all contain resolu
pressive of - theilr desire to partici
-tuthu u -aiffof-procuring
inins and ,entombing them in the
his native State, and we trust that
ite measures may be taken to
hat intention into effect.
Intendant of Columbia has invited
ic "meeting of the citizens of the
and District, for the purpnse of
some fitting expression of feeling on
Qject of the death of the late lamented
. ].B-t ler, and others of the Pal
Regiment, Who fell, whilst nobly
ing the Flag of their country, on
iguinary battle field, rear tihe city of
a. on the 20th of Augutst," the meet
take place in tihe Town Hall, on
lay evening next, at, candle light.
Ist that the City of Cha.rl'esion will
rth and par-icipate in) thus paying
inore to the remains of one who by
rage and noble 'daring, has shed
ot the'name and added reputatiun
Palmetto State he loved so well in
ETTo LnDOE, No. 5. 1. 0.F. ?
Columbia, S. C.,. Sept. 14.
is J./dge was duly opened, whe
G. explained the object of its -con
an, remarking that it was uni and
-, we should pay a sitabile trihute
Smemory of our gallant -Brothet
el P. M.. lB'utler, w'ho' fell nob1)1
ing the honor of his native State
le field of battle, before the walls o
erenpon BrotherP. .G. Tradewell
~that a cohinmiintee of five be tappoinit
resent at the next regular meeti -i
is Lodge, a tribute suitabile to hi
ry and c:hlracter; which Committem
amd as follows : Bromhers P. G's
well, McKenzie, McCuilly, Secreta
inter niud V. G. Peckham. Th<i
was thlen closed without transaCtini~
Committee, through Br. iP. G
well, submitted tho following 're
and Resolutioils,. which were unatn
telatncholly dtuty devolves upon ti
i, We have met to pay a tribute.o
t to the memory of oneof our be
brethren, andl to utter our bitter Ia
ions over his entantg'inted tomb
el P. M. Butler has fallen, and hi
form now reposes. ia the soldier'
ia foreign'and hosti16eliin d. Truly
te is a subject of pniniful and mourn
:olection, Elevated in intellect,grea
art, and mighty in spirit, the dejat
if te enemy hped swir ly against hi
ndwe mourm for hiti, although It
midst theeclangor of triumphant.arm'
shooits of victory of his dev'ote
nent, anid urler the -flag of the glor
tars antd Stripes of his country. OL
~vould be unutterable, and our teal
anchable for his loss, were it not f'
leviating conscioustness that be die
saaih of the heroic soldier, with !t1
of his native State in his hand, at1
almetto Banner, streaming over hil
smoke of victorious battle. Born
lutionary blood-instinct with ti
gs and principles of '76-edeceted
ig conrinry with' a 'reanrdy self-sact
fice-wise in conteil-courageots in fight
-fearless of his enemies, 3e generous-to
wards them-boundless in his sympathies
of friendiship- full of noble ard hodooaolieZ
aspirattions-jovous as a companion-.- -
overflowing with tcndern'ess, as a boiheet
a husband and fatier, the whole people of.
the whole commonwealth were proud of
him in life, and loved him; they weep
over him in death, and hoior him. As a
portion of that poople we feel Mor than,
ordidarily afiected.by his loss, beeause of
his membership with ui' He was- an or
nament of Odd Fellowship, and yielded
to the potency of its mystic ties-aclnawl
edged himself a willing etbject of its whole.
sote .dicipline, and died at last fulfilling
its high iniunctions of patriotism. God.
grant, that while his body repos'es in death
his spirit may be resting in the bosom bf
In tolien of our regard for our deceased '
brother. be it therefore -
Resolved. That while we mourn over 7,
his fall in battle, in support of the honor
of the Flag of the Republic,' we r ejbico.
that this heroic death is a high example of
encouragement for the .cultivation of the
virtues ofpatriotismn and love of.country. -
Resolved, That while we deeply deplore
his sudden and %iolent severance from his'
friends, his family, his country, and this
order, yet We eminently-rejoice, thit he'
,has left an honored uau'e to be lisped with
a prottd retrospect by, even tfie little chil
dren of the Republic,' a'nd' a aemrfi ,
glorious for generosity, shivalry; patriot
ism, and. valor.
Resolved, That in conseq'uen'e of' his
death, this Lodge will gq into mourning
for the space of thirty days, and to his' -
memory dedicate a mourning page on our
book of Records.
Resolved, That a cppy of theme proceed
ings be immediately trarsmitted to.hi
bereaved family. that they may be assure
.in their sorrow. of our fuilest sympathies,,
Resolved, That a committee of seven, to
consist of Brothers P. G. McKenzie, Scott.
Tradewelr, Goodwyn; V. G. Peckhair, W
F. Desaussu're and N..G. Boatwright, be
nppointed'to co-'operat'e with committees
from other Societies and citizens, to bring I
his remains' tdi interm'eat i'a his native
Resolved,- That these proceedings. to
publi'sicd in the publiejournals throughout
the State. -
On motion, the Lile -eas' cloied witli
;out transacting ether .bus'iness..
A. G. SUiM ER, Sec'4
RiCHLAn LoDGE,No'.39,'A. F. M.1
Columbia, S. C.
At a meeaing of the above Lodge, con'
vened onThur'eday evening;Sept, 16,.1847,
for the purpose of min'gling our grief with'
the bereaved family for the -.s- of our re
vored brother, Col. P. M. Butler, who fall
so gallantly defending the honor of his'
Brothers.Tames D Tradeell, Joel Sie.
venson an'd' . D. Mordecal, were appoin
ted a Committee on the occasion,'who re
ported the following Preamble and Res
olutions, nhich were adopted:
Whereas the fortune of war has de.'
priv'ed this Lodge of one of its most cher
ished and beloved niembers, our lamented
brother, Col. P. lj. Butler,' who fell.in
gallant fight,near the walls of.Mexico, un
der. the proud flag of his country, while.
leading his brave sons to victory, nobly'
sacrificing his life, that his'.country's honor
-might be upheId'and 'er right's indicated,
and beqeathing to that co'untry an illus-.
trious example of heroic d'evotion to the
plory of her name the re::ow'n of her arms.
Be it therefore.'
Resolved, That in ..testimpny of his pri
vate virtues,-ofrour appreciation with the
Masonic Orde,-of his elevated and dis-.
tiniguished services as .a patriotic public
functionary in.j time~ orpeiac'e, and of his -
unsurpassed valor in time of wvar, and of~
our respect for his memory ; now that he
sleeps in death, it beces his b'rethrena to.
make. a'piompt djeclai-ation gof oar-girief'for
his loss. as a Mason, a,'citizen, and a~s a
brave, 'skilful and'accomplishe4"'soldieg.
Resolved. That althought our' grief for,
his fall may be profitless and our tears aflG
itnavailipg to restore him to thie armsp of
his family, of his friends and of his county,
yet we cannot refrain frotm indulging the'
one or from .sheddid the other over his'
sanguinary but h'btnored grave.
Resolved, That in conseqtzende of rh1'
sad intelligenc'e of his de'ath, his Ldidge will
go into' tmourning (or the space of thirty'
Resolved. Trhat in'eivid-ened 'of our sym- "%
I paihy iih his hereaved family, tha; a
C copy'ofthtese. iiige'eedings be itmmediately,
transmitted to them by our WVorshipfut
Master, with a suitable letter of condo
Resolved. That the Secretary forgard
to the Grand Lodge of this' State, a copy
Resolv~ed,'T hat a Cotnmiitee of five be.
tappointed to 'co-operate with any' other'
I Committees, which may be appoini~ed to'
s make arrangements, for,. bringing to hi's'
s nativ~e State for interment, the body of -oui
, lamented Brother.'
SRsulvect. That the above proceedtngs
-be published in ihe public journal. of this'
r town, and throughout the.ptate'.
d Z. lA R R IS, Sec't. pro te.
d Again in the Field;-T he' Washingtod'
Union ar shappy to understandl that Ma
n jor General William 0..Butler, ,of Kon?
1r tucky, .has so far' recovered from the
e wounds 'ahich he received at Montery,
o that he piroposes immediately to join the'
i-' .am'y' in Mexico."