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Viil UBERtAS, in . AlHA.'v-Ciceio. r "Where liberty dwells, there is my Country.?'
NEW PH1LAD1L II I A, OHiO., THtJKsiU'AY EVENING, J UL Y 22, lS4l.
IlV. l'TCIIEHt & NATUtiWK
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i'ruiu Ui( riiiludc.plils Saturday Courier
THE SWISS EMIGRANT.
IV O SUUOP-
To Uii clime of bis drowns, from the land of hUJoy,
Tbt foot of tua Switter wu tempted to roaoi;
By tlie forest-clsd bank of the wild Illinois,
tie reared biin a cottage, and -ull'd it hie homo.
The rich gtfta of peace and plenty eurrnund him, .
A region of rapture aud splendour beguiles,
And lov'i fond endearments and pleasure, have crowned him,
With the beauty and blUa of their sunniest smiled, "
Here nature and art with enchantment combine, .
Toabcd all Uielr charmi o'er Ilia rollejr and liUl, .
An a river, mora bright Uian tlia arrowy Rhine,
Bolls on through a landscape more beautiful still.
Cold, sterile and bleak was the place of his birth,
Yet at Us .embembrance the tear-drop vrputd start,
And though this was the loveliest spot upon earth,
He felt that It wni not the land of his hcart
And as oft, at the hushed hour of twilight, some lay, . .
That had gladdened his boyhood, saluted his ear, '
'His heart to that loved cllnie would wander .away,
YVliilo the eye of the exile waa wet with a tear
Can the memory of Switzerland ever depart!
Shalt affection e'er lose her magical power)
No e'er shall those visions come over liis heart,
They shall haunt the last dreams of bis dying hour-
And in death bis fond spirit shall still wander there, .
Where erst the wild foot of his Infancy trod,
Where bis young lips first uttered their infantile prayer,
And the knee of his childhood bent to his God.
FrSm the Saturday Courier f
THE CAPTURE. ,
. A It'll OF THE RSVO-UTIOrV
The sun waa setting in the far West, in silent gran
deur. Ai its lust receding light waa sinking into obli
vion, it darted its dazzling ray a across the broad bay
of Ronton harbor; and ulothed ils calm surface in mol-'
ln auld. Mot a cloud obscured the sky, and the oitj..
of day, as it resigned its away to the queen, of night,"
shed over the broad etherial arch of beayen, the mel
lowed light of motet. "
The American Frigate Tangent, full rigged, the, only
nil in the harbor, was lying idly ut the dock, without.,
life or mutton. She res ed wtth the evenness of a wa
ter fowl upon its smooth surface, reflecting her stately
in wis and toweri.ig sides upon its azuro waters; and
looked like some huge sea-bird cooling herself in its
briny depth Dot aiiiid this calm scene there was one
who wus by no means idle. A, tall, stately figure, with
an expression of eager curiosity in his countenance,
wus silting upon the gangway of the frigate, with his
eye gazing intently in the direction ol the ocean. There
seemed to be something that bad attraoted his attention,
and he remained .with a fixed gaze upon it. . tie looked
Ejairi and again, to satisfy liitnsulf that it was what he
suspc:letl; and taking up a spy glass which 'lay b'y his
si lo, lie scanned the horizon in that direction. No
soo.ier hud the glass rested on the object, than it was
dropped suddenly. The tall porsonnge who was none
other than Bob Splicewell, tho'umto, gJo the word
Mow to call up the captain, who was snoozing away
. ui tin rate of ten knots an hour. He was aroused, and
came muttering upuii deck, wondering why be should
b.rt diti urlied tif his auiat reooiiii.
'1 say Captain,' said Spicewell, 'hang me if I don't
hnlieve 1 havo dixenvered a vruizer from the British
fleet you were tcllini? hie about 'to'.her day. 1 have
been watching a little object off there which looks ra
ther suspicious. Hplii'e me if I do i t believe she
nutans to land a pirtv of those d d- red c ats upon' the
coast there; what do yuu' think of it, Captain Fleming,
The Captain-who lind by this time llioroughly
awulte, laft 'ir nibliiiijj his eyes, and looked in the
direction I'ointed out by Splicewell. Aflcr looking a
short time, thu clearness which his optics had altaineo.,
enabled him to (H.cover the object of Dob's attention.
SVell Bob, I'm bnlf inclined to believe you. She
(Ions not look at that distance like mi Ajimican craft
mid even if she was, she would not b utaudipg in tor
the coast instead nf the hniiioiir'
'Don't you think I had bellr nail all hands aboard,,
nod give clius !' ake) SulicHWelj, inqoiringly, who
niwy dulighed in naval warfare, und was withal a
.t'einiiig hesitated: 'If these fellows should prove
Hang it, Captain said Splicawoll 'pprl!y, you are
(Hltiog curbed timid of. tito. Uouie u;i, mmi, and let
toe lioiiH of gel nut rid of these fellows inn ire you
w;tli leiieneil courage, und I'l) warrant you the victory
will bo our.-,'
'Well, iv.ell- Boh,' lie replied, smiling, 'ynu have
n:;ijn inp a preiiy good yarn, und i think we'll try them
'Orders wore immediately given tl 'rig ship-' The
dei'.k was "mil crowded with stoii', hut tars, who
prang up the ringing with surprising agility, ant the
fixate, which before lqy'il her moorings, was ere loi g
cleaving Iter way through, the waters J' lio I. road bay.
(a oieeze having luckily sprung up from I'm and) and
sttlntg for the open sea. Heing fairly 'under ty ty,' ev
ery tiling was adjusted, nnd pieparations ma le for an
iui.ncfliaie attack. The lone nine wm fixed in its pro
per place, aud 'the other death-dealing weapon! of
dcstiuciino were applied to to the pvl hole. After
bavins fixe I everjiliing us it should be, all eyes were
-tun ej once nioie to the vessel ihey were then rapidly
jiearing. They had rti rived within about three miles
,o!f he', when il oould be seen lli-t ss war, as Splice
well preliuteJ a Uiitih cruiser, who had evidently
incaat, u:iJar cover ol the night, to land a party of s if.
ier on the coast. Upon approaching nearer, the deck
were obsnrveJ to be swarmed with men in dense cot:
fusion. They had buforn kept their course towards
tho shore, ht llm winj liavlntr veered. WH COnse.
lentiy right in her teeth, .and she was under the ne-
tessn," f filing "ff frcm her course, which brought
hir rrlitV.'1 1,19 wk of the Tangent. Both vessels near
ed each other ..'uH,ulr. ' cuusioeraoie stir was ooserv
ed on board the o.""izor and they evidently indendec!
to try the yankee it o.'osh. But they were not aware
that the vankeM were slippery ihIIows, and if (hey fell
intj their hands they would not fare any of the best. '
, - Thoy had now arrived within speaking distance, and .
Captain Fleming, having stationed himself upon the
quarter dock, hailed thorn through his speaking Irumr
pet. No answer was returned, He hailed them (the .
second time bni no answer. '
'I think,' said Fleming, 'that wethaH hav is tolk to
- them in a diiforent language. The long nine J sues
will stir them up. if. they era ever so thick of hearing.'
flo saving, he gave orders fbr the long nina .to be
sighted, the match waa applied,, and away sped 'the
iron, carrying in ils course the flying, jib of the cruiser.
'(Joodl goodl my heartiesl' sliouUid Splfeewell, rub
' blng hi hands with delight. : Thef will. b aptjio ay
something, if that is the first salutation we give) theni.' .
Th enemy wwsj- naw ihornughly awake to their
' dinger; and anauswer waa retiwoalBd,hiit..tliohot
(J harmless a few rods astern ol the Tsngept. .It waa
now srotrius' dark and what was to badont. must be
' ilie.To'k of I fevv m imonU. The vesieli had ajut
proached within a few yards of eo-h olhc, and the .
Tangent opened a brnadnde nimii the larboard uuar er
of the cruiser, d ng o 'iiiderab e exeuHU'on, aoi piek.
iiiL'jJ'iff groat numbers of men upon her quarter ile k
Tlie fire was as quickly retained by the eutniiy, with
small arms without doing much execution. The con
test became gnnnrul. After s brisk fire nf a few mo
ment", on both side, the coolest seemed likely lobe
out otf by the darkness., of the nijjht, for the sun had
set, and the htars were beginning lime and there to il
lume the heaven. Perceiving their report likely sunn
to be spoiled, Fleming bit upnu an expedient which
decided the.yictory in his favor. . .
He gave orders to kaul afl the miin sheet, and send
round the frigate. This was done just as she was about
to pass (he enemy; and i wining suddendy around, nhe
came in oontaot with the bow bf the cruiser, and be
came entangled io her rigging '.'This mi jus what
Fleming wanted. Splicewell, at the head, of a party of
brave soldiers, kepi liis soldiery-at bay, and prevented
While Splicewell was thus encaeed. Eleminc was
adjusting the long rime to deal death among them, TliQ
Tangent being right across her bows, she of course
could do nothing with her howitzers. At the time
when they were unaware of it, Fleming opened a fire
upon (hem with his long nine, raking theni from stem
to stern; and in a short lime, though double the number
of the yankees, they werq under the chag'rin and mor'
titration; of surrendering as prisoners' of war, hav- '
inz lest eighteen killed and fourteen wounded; . aud
the Tangent but six, !" "''.'
Fleming, aware of the dignity due his ofike, eonductv
ed himself with all the pomp and circumstance of a
general and with a broad grin of satisfaction received
the papers delivered lo him by the Captain of the cruis
er. A number of the crew of the Tangent were put on
board of her the "stars and stripes'' were hoisted at
her, mjzen peak and the .British cruiser wasntence
transformed into an American brig. The soidiers were
put in irons, and tucked in the bold, and the two ves
sels in company, Fleming commanding the Tangent, 4
Splicewell the, cruiser, sailed in triumph into Boston
harbour The next morning the prisoners weie deliv
ered up to the authorities of (he place, lo be dealt with
according to the forms of government.
''Well, Captain,' said Splicewell a i few' evenings af
terwards, "dou ',1'you think I was in the right in telling
you we'd belter have a brush with the red coatst"
'Ay ,ay,' responded Fleming, laughing, "and the
next time there is any game to be looked after,' I will
set you at it; for you can see further, fight harder, and
kill more red costs in a day than any nrati in New
England.' . T.
' BEAUTIFUL EXTRACT.
The Hon, R. B. Rhett, during Jht ' lat Congrese,-'
concluded a speech in the fallowing language
"Mr. Chairman, I heard with gratification the enco
miums of our gentlemen on our Northern Slates. Their
wealth, energy, and enterprie burdening iheir rivers,
crowning their waterfalls, . and gathering iulo their
towns and villages the hum of millions, where lately
ihe voices of birds, only were heard. But, whilst look
ing over these scenes of luxuriant, beautiful rrospenty,
and tracing it, as lie had, lo the legislation of this Gov
ernment, did ha not think of North Carolina, her aban
doned wastes, hor premature decrepitude, whilst yet in
the youth of uatiur.nl existeucce. No, sir. Then I en
vy not the feelings of the gentleman from North Caroli
na, No matter what the cause, the desolation wnich
broods over our native land, will hang ever i oloud o.
ver a mind ol'auy generosity; and. whether gazing on
kindled ruins, or the brillnnt contrast which llio. rising
and bursting prosperity of other. Slates present, the
heart will slill turn io the land of our nalivi'y- our
homo. I, tun, have Down over the rivers and rail roads
of our Northern States, on the fiery wings of sleam;
and felt my spirits rise, as looking around on their n.ith
,y lakes, I bounded over 'the heuving waves. 1 lejoi
oad, sir, at what I saw; but, whiUt I rejnitad,- I
'thought, too, uf the South, of South Carolina and my
heart sunk within me at the recollection orthodontias!.
The .open field, clothed in broom gras, wiili the .eni h
tree blooming betide s heap nf clay,, v, hue oncd the
hoarlh fires burned; the solitary chimney, with the
iwallow twittering from its top: the oged oaks, still cas
ting their venerable shades in lung defile, where infancy
once played and manhood wooed; these tell more elo
quently her complaints and desolations thnn the tore
of wailing, or tho harp taken Iroin the willows can re
late', ' Ltt others leave her for more fertile or mme
prosperous luud;let oppression track her ut evory stop;
lei her it .atitulmns Leas-ailed by a world in arm, aud
her sietur Slates faithlessly and basely join in the ag
gression; yet, vVliile d nuitless and free, closer and clo
ser still will I clii g to my native State. Even for I er
, 'persecutions , her wrong., will I love her, find stand by
her to the last; and whilst I trust, my bosom is large
enough lo e.uhrace every part of this confederacy in its
affections, my "hoi t or hearts" is hers, I wish for
liberty only wluUl bivrs endures; and when she falls, let
my name, fame, kiri'irej, perish with her."
The DaughiR. The early education oflhedaugh
lei, ought to. be more thorough, deeper, and clearer,
sounder, more extensive, .and better than) the edu
cation of .jlje son: because, the daughter early in life
becomes a wife and a mother; retires' from the world,
lober own peculiar empire her borne, The son, if
not thoroughly educated for his calling, at first is com
pelled by circumstances, by the world, all around him, '
by rivals in business, by his own shsme and emulation,
to educato himself. Indeed,' be is always learning
something, either good or bad luck, useful for him to
knowi It ia not so with the daughter,, who mus. learn
early in life or never learn, Ba a woman ever so vyeal j
thy in this country, she must know how to cook hor
food; to wash and iron her clothes and those of her fam
ily, to nurse her children and teaoh her daughters to do ,
the same. ' If she have servants they may be ignorant,
lazy, and worthless; and there may be the times when
no servants can In procured, She may be too poor to
hire'servants. So that every bfiusa-keepar niust know,
all the ana of house-keeping. ' - ' '"""-'
A GsaiROva Tribute. The following eloquent tri
buta ia from a paper by L. E. L. on the writings of Mrs
Ilemana. "They j( the mental gifla of Mrs. H. ) brenthe
oftheir hpmei whiclilvia ;ileayea.. The spiritual and
(he inipied in (.his life, but fit us to believe hv that
a which ia to tome, t With ayhat a aublima. faith is jhJjT
i divini relisnoe expreajed (! i Ilfira Heroana'a writings. ;
Aa the olouda towards nlglitfall wait away on, a. fipa
summer evening into the clear amber, of tb.a' west, leav
ing a toll and unbroken azure wherein tlie stars may
ahina through,, so the trouhlea ol life,' its vain regrelit
- anp? Tamer desires,, vanished before the close of exis.
- Unaswtha hopes of heaven ware steadfast at last the
n light (bona from the wm4owa of hw vhoma a aha sp
..-froapliad linto' tt'!,-n 1 ..v ,m'';
' ' ' 'i;,!1 '
TiltS FAMILY ALIAK.
A woman i flver hajitr tlmn when aur
ro in. led by her husband nod children,, and if
he forse.kes hi club-i." and ) route and par
iioh, coiito nlinjj Uietneolve at home, both
wouij ie s,.n.ried in jheir title faintly, and
better undetstauJ each other' view and wish
ea. A wife is tin lena lovely fur havini? laid
Slide her siilk and adpeaied nt the lea table in
a calico, and no Ipas) beautiful, because she is
detected with a broom in ier band , eeepiiiir
her parlor. We aihould lookopon these thing
in their true light, and cijujidir? "the . reason
why aha is so, and the beaalit produc-sd by her
i3ririoua Couro. The ttrries JbBttfy econrny
ia all thiugi and it may ba practitsed ivithoiit
meauneats by every one; and eiie who boU lae
fifsl example deeeryea tlie commendation and
npplauao uf the country. 1C some wealthy
dame, who baa hitherto led ihe ton in the fash
ion and expense, would forget, her furbelows,
scarfs and meritoriously content herself with
plain attire and only inoderitely coatly dres
ses, abe would bo more real service to the
community than by any other course she
could adopt. Her example would be followed
and her name remembered with a blessing.
Pride iihe greatest evil we now have to con
tend with, nd it is a weak and foolixh fancy
that kill more uaboba than beggars, end only
encircles its votaries with, a chaplet of thorns,
that they may be sacrified victims upon tho
altar of selfishness. New Era.
Thb Ohio No river in the world rolls for
a thousand miles a. current o smooth and
peaceful. Its eighty tributaries wind through
aa many valley in ten different States, 'fii?
first size, the Tennessee, having pursued a
navegable course lluoush throe Stale, for
more I hap one thousand miles, fulla into the
Ohio, fifty mile- above it- mouth. The Cum
berland, tfixty-two miles,' being navigable for
steamboat to Nashville, and for keel boa'.a
(lire n hundred unlet further. The Wabaah
que hundred 6nd thirty miles. Green river,
two hunilreli arid'eigfrv miles from the mouth
of the Ohio navigable two hundred , and
one mileu, and two hundred yard wide at
it innutli. . Kentucky, . five hundred and
four m.lee navigab'ie- one hundred and fif
ty mile, and as many, yard ide al He
mouth. Ureal Miami, five hundred and eighty-two
mile. Scoto, seven hundred and lor-,lV-lo.
tireat Kanawha, eight huodied and
fifty miles navigable mty-.f'our imle to Ihe
Sulint s, where annually is made from five
huudred lo aeven hundrad ibqusandjtuerrel-uf
salt. Great Muskingum, nine Iiundred and
. fifty-one miibu TUa are the pt mcipal aux
tliaies which Kive aubslance and elrenglh to
the beautiful Ohio. In ils course of more than
a thousand railes, il : Behei six Staifc', and
w iiti il inouiarics, i.aa more tniui live uiouto
and miles of navagaule . water. It itiain
width is six thousand yarde; with the exception
of its lowest fifiy miles, ita average widtn i
more than one thousand yards, The average
rapidity of its eurrent ia. three miles an hour.
lis average decent in a mite is aooui six met .
e. It sometimes rises fifty or more feel. At
a low water, its auiface at Cincinnati is eup
-poed to be one hundred and thiity feet below
the level of Lake Ene; and four hunfJi'ed and
aiiiiiy above that of the tide water of the Alan
tic ocean. Such i the Ohio, .
1'iiACTicAL BicmsvolEince. The editor of
(he I'ransciipt telis a good story, to which he
"w i persotiHllv a party, in "order to illustrate
the effects of practical betievo enrr, He vias
Ci (Cling io the corner of Hsnco k and Myrtle
reeu at lime when Ihe xtreet weie flooded
,by a thaw; utnl suddenly encouiiteied another
rjan'lnnan on the cetilie" of en ue biidg' ov
er which but one person could iihks at a Hate
I'n retreat was im, o-fihlt, without plunging
. kle deep into Ihe wate . tte gentlemen
,dliheralely put his btiild in b1" pi cket diew
forth a cent and exclairrt d Viltad or tail."
Tail,' said the editor. Tii it is,' said ihe gen
t'.eman, and oil he jumped into the water, and
" waded to the sulealk,'WiVout g'virg iheedi
. tor lime to thank bi;n lor his coutiesu
Phrknology Young NiipohiHi's Head.
While at Vienna, a'lew yf era ago, ftli, Uaw
kiriK. a diMiinuuislibd PhretioloL'iKl, had oiiiioi
. tunnies of Vnpeclii)( the head of younIVapo
leo'n. His remarks upon .this and other aob-
jeet connected with the (fiteiKe, are publish
ed in the British Maeazine. lie observes
'In one cas6 Vhi .., inpectipn continued fur
some miftutes at the distance of otily' two feet'
In the hearj of this very intciealing youth com
parison and casualty were. the most prominent
of the intellectual, oraans, ' wbicb wero-'all
'rtt? benevolence, firmness, jusiice, and ide
.ality. BDD'eared the moat developed of the mor
al organs, which were aleo all largo. ' Of the
animal feelipfle.' cBUtiousnen', and Ihe love of
. approbation, were larRf fcelf esietm, and; ac
quiativen'eeVniotieraii'i Heciettveneis,' small;
and amativenesa and dsatruclivuness, very
small. He is much spoketi of io Vienna "aa
and intelligent. ' lie was
eighteen and a half years ofd at M(io time l of
the obaervitiori, and nearly; a
. We fiod iha'iollowing trtieismsini (dneof oo
exchanffe oaDers. . .- ' :.
, .An economical man is one, who ftleBavva a
newspapef ftr future rcfereoce. 1 .J 1
, A vartimuiout man is pne, thai albpsv his
paper to, Jieep frtnayihg a' mal pittanca i for
JLuther ays 'human reason is like a drunk
en man on horseback,; set it upon one tjda abd
it tumbles ovf on.the otner.. , ,
SELECT AND USEFUL SE.N TEXCES.
Ha that bath little understanding end fear,
eth God, is belter (ban be that ia nxreeding
wise, and tiansgresselb the Isvwk of the Most
HiL'h. - " - -
II you spend the day profitably, thou wilt
have cause lo rejoice in the evening.
The glory cf a good man is the testimony
of a good conscience; have that, and thsu will
have toward peace- to the u.tdsl of many trou
ble. They who avoid not small faults, by little
and til tie fol! into greater. Withdiaw thyself
violently from that lo which nature ia vicious
True quietness of heart is obtained by resis
ting our passions, not by oboying them.
To do always well, and to have lowly
thoughts of th) self, is a sign of an bumble
Corrupt examples anay sway, with weak
mind?, but the wise in heart will regard and
consider their own duty.
So gracious ia Providence, that every man
has a light set up within himslf, for a guide.
Obstinacy is an advantage to our enemies,
a trouble to our friends, and the asaured.over
throw of ourselves, '
f,i.To be bumble lo superiors, is a duty; to e-
quals, civtlltty; to inferiors, courtesy; to all,
safely. - '
ihe glorv of the aged is their experience
and wisdom; the glory of a young man is his
modesty and submission.
lie mock and courtoua to all, yet choose on
ly the virtuous for your companions; the dove
flock qot with the ravens.
Time, fruitlessly passed away, will, in the
end, cause an aching heart.
Let reason go before enterprise, and ooun
sol before every action.
Never think those true-hearted friends to
thee, thai are false to their own conscience.
Le) thy Kulictions make thee bumble, and
thy doliveuuce from them increase tby hu
mility. : - ,
Let the Dame of God be . sparing in your
mouth but abundant in your heart.
Art tnou dostrous of a kingdom, says a phil
osopher, I will preseut'y show the one Rule
maty over thy self .
A HERO -HtS FA Alii Si HIS FOIBLES.
In the Recorder's box yeeterda) stood a man
with form erect and stern brow, whuse eye
flashed with fury, like the gleam ol a ord in
aunshiue. The lines of bravery on hi face
wore traced anil more deeply by certain cica-
truod -iH'irft wounnv, and ine word veteran
was legibly wruen on his forehead. No plu
med helmet adorned his brow; nogoldi n med
al hung from his bieast as a record of m need
of valor, and no epaulet glittered on his brow
ny (moulder, to tell his military rank or sta
tion, 'What are you, Mr. Cliftout' said the lie-
coraer niu lume was ui.cton--'wnai do you
lottos. I .
U am a soldier, 'said Clifton, raising htm.
self up in the proud consciousness of brBverf;
'I am a pour but hoiest. soldier,' he added, in
a voice that sounded like tbe battle-call of a
nugie. - --lour nonor ,bsk in wnai I folio;
I loiiow lame, ana go wneis g loryiieadt the
way. i have sought the 'bubble reputation.
even at ihe cannon's mouth;' where lbs .fight -
was hottest, tbersVas 1 id be loundj hsre
be s'.iife waxed deadliest
. K. corder.' Whej. baveyja performed
these doughty deeds!' ...k yt.
Clifton. 'In Texas, tba; land .where last
the Anglo-Saxon drew his cw,ord, and sheath-
ed it not till he obtained what he looked on as
"Happy homos and aliu s free!"
m. , .i... j . i j 'i.L, , "
mere in tiiai.uevoieu mnu, iii(me ranK.ol a
Houston, and by . the side of a Clocked did I
battle for fieedom. Installed the savage'lu-
dian in his hammock and bis vigwam,and the
semi-avge Mexican, l.supuzed in bi am.
uh, and fought Jiirn shoulder to shoulde, on
the wicH praine, v lien oanger threatened
(he child of the Settler, or tbe idow of the
warrior, it was my ambition lo avett it; and
neilhei the tomahawk and scalping knife of
the Indian nor a fear of the Mexican'a cow
ardly cruelty could deter tne from the post, of
danger, and now i tind myself placed tn ihie
dork, a mark lor lools lo gaze upon.'
. 'Yes,' said tlilton, '1 was , inebratecj ilb
adversity partially demented, by the 'the
suing and arrows of outrageous fortune.' For
ii)any years of my life J fought for liberty, and
now I have been deprived of it by ti automaton
of a man a watchman. How humiliating is
my position! What a cloud a tnomnet indul
pence in an evn passion nae tnrown over my
1 be Kecorder, observns strong . signs of
contrition on the part of the Texian hero , fori
Ihe indiSoYetton of which be was guilty, dis
charged hitn. - .... , . ......
' 'btr said Clifton, giving the salute a. la-
militarie, and leaving the dock with a well li
med sjep,. countermarching to the . right, and
leaving the officer with a led wheel -'Sir,
your kinuneas claims. . . , .
- A soldier's thanks a . aoldier's gratitude.'
.... Brick thould alwayu be wet before thtj) art
laid. A wall twelve inches thinks burlt with
good mortar, with bricks well soaked, is tron
ger that one sixteen inohes (hick, built .with,
. dry bricks, , ; If the bricks are saturated with
water, tbey vrilLnot abstract from tbe " mortar
the moisture necessarp to, its Cry stalizatiob,
.but will uoi(B chemically with tbe mortar, and
.become almost aa. solid as a rock. ,.; On 7thji,
, other hnd, if ibo bricks are laid dry, they ab-
ord all tbe moisture from tbe. mortar, and
- jeava it io dry to harden ; ;
Wonobks or Chsmistrt. Aquafortis and '.
the air which we breath are made of the same) J
material. Linen, and sugar, abd spirits of',
win are so much alike in their chemical com-
position, thai in old ahiil can be converted
into us own weight in suaar and tbe sugar intd
epirita of wine. '. Water is made of two sub
stance, ene of which is tbe cause of almost .'
.11 -...k..i.. i . .-4 u.:it
m, uviuvuoiiuu vi uui n iiij, all u IIJU viuvr will -
burn with mors rapidity than, almost any otbef
thing in nature. The famous Peruvian bark' '
so much used to strengthen eak .' Vtomachav
and the poisonous principle pf opium, are for
mod ol the same materials.
Highly Vteful Invention' EldVator at
employed: they are (Varying in size according '
to the power required,) of triple canvas lined
and coated with caoutchouc, ofacylindrio or,
elipaoid form, surrounded by a net work or
cordago, and air and water proof. These bags
or elevalora in a collapsed or partially inflated
slato are submerged, and attached, one to each
side of the vessel, at the point and in tbe man- '
ner must advisable and convenient, by means
of chains, &c. properly applied. This done,
tbe elevators and tho power sought for, to
raise the vessel, is had in the buoyar cv of the
air confined in the elevators, liy actual irial
2500 cubic inchea of air in a vessel will aup-
port a aead weignt, a Dag ot wet sand, in Wal
ter (br instance, of 125 lbs. v
Freedom of MiNO, I call that mind free
vi hich is not imprisoned in itself or in a sect,
which recognises in all human beings the im
age of (Jod and the rights of hia children.
which conquers pride and aloih, and offers it
self up a willing victim to the cause if man
I call-that mind free, which is not passively
framed by outward circumstances; which t
not the creature of accidental impulse, but
which bends events to its own improvement,
acts upon an inward spring, for an immutable
principle which it has deliberately espoused.
1 call that mind tree, winch protects itae'f
against the usurpation of society,' V hich. doeS
not cower lo human opinions, which feel ac
countable to a higher law than fashion, which
respects tuelf too maah to bv a slave of tbe
many or ihe few. , l
BE VVHaT YOU APP.EAR.
The possession of great sabtantial laarniofr"
combined with sound common sense, Wi.l el-
feclually secure a nun againa the charge of
yam display., Iee,ileHwly assuming the ap
pearance of an estimable quality, justly etfpa- '
see to me sin pu iun ui oeii'if oeucieni 10 Al l
quality. Il is the coweiu that bvaals aloud of
In" raiidonr, and the )io in learning ol b is
In a village in Staffordshire, a few jeara.
ago, on eaamiuing the parish accounts, the fol
lowing curiosities appeared: one of Ihe over
seers had made siity three days in a yeat; eo
item in the other Ovqrseer'a account was foj
sum of money paid io aid of the County Ruts?'
this caused a gooddeal of laughter, in which
none joined mora heartily than the Conslabel,
who immediately produced his accounts, in
, which was a charge for holding a conquest
oveif a maa found dead. .
v?yirViM.-'A 3FoHB;-onveTt, ia - the
6untrv: redeftllV sot iir and tvaa mai. .
: coofeasien, somewhat after this ikeri, v.'i:
uao dio very wicaeo, inaeeo i nave; i hav ' .
cheated many persons, ery many, but I will
restore four fold;' when be waitpisrruptedty :
an old lady tbaa; VVelJ f should think before
you confess muchly su'd belter marr Nancy
Slebdina'bs ypVsgreedJo,! V.-rfr.'i,N;
Praise begets envy, and the more liWr&ity
it i bestowed upon particular persons, th
greater will be tlie number of those peraoos
who lood at them through a learn instead of a.
elasi. Men are more ant tn ana fnlln in nth.."
O I - '
eta than to detect it int themselves. (Ledgep,
The sense wa have of the falsenestef (hose v
pleasures which are present, aud the ignorance '
we are under as to the variety of those pleasure -es
which are absent, are tbe great sources of
our levity and inconstancy Pascal.
As dirt and rubbish gather on the side of 4
sloping kltill, so does sin accumulate upon a'"
person who keeps not a uniform upright poat
tion. . -: ''
If mank Ind bad not been doomed to die,
there would be at the present about one
hundred and seventy-three thousand billions of
men on the earth: and in this case there still
would havo been nine tbousuod one hundred,
aud ten squhie feet of earth remaining for. each
man.. - "' ' -' v '
. 'Alack a day)' cried an old- flyer upcrrl
hearing of the loss of a oloop load of grinds :
stones. 'The times were duil before,but notr
I suppose the will be duller than even . ;;.y" -''
asVssssssssM ' "'.W . '
A lady inquiring what description of oil tras)
used in anointing the king It I coronation, ;
Why. Madam,' replied the interrogated, 'jtirlgj
ing from ihe number of attendants! I --should
Bay it was traic-oil.' : " ; "r"
Second-hand tooth brashes, t oiled . water
"melons, and cold buckwhent ca!;ca,' 'are not
unapt counterparts to a le-tolJ joko, 'in ' tha
I'saroeoirclo1 of he'arers ' ; ;v. t
i)iahgue ai Boarding Horn!. 'Dighy Hl
you lake some of this butlerl' 'Thank1 Joat
,' ftuilp, I belong to a tempsratKe so'ciitjA .
'k can't take any thing Ht yy ,
su.: u.;:.: ' '. '; i vu,v u !? mil)