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VOL. VII. SYUMIT ERVILLE, S. C., JUNE 21, 183.4
The Execution of AithUr Sprihg.
A slip from the office of the Phila
delphia Ledger, contains a full re
portflhe events whii, tranispired
diaring the last hours (t' Arthur
His manner seems to have been
uncmanged, and ie maintained up to
the peiiod of is death, a general in.
difatrence to his fate. His cm.ver
iation in his cel nith his sp-iritual
advisers, iaccordiing to the published
reports, consist of a scric of d-:u.'
tions and ejaclations, wi ti little :o.
herrency, laiti nothing to itinnee til:
eliilhtest conifi'ine in his sincerity
v1i regar1 to anv thig he said.
The only ahutions eni tr. ha-c
b'.en, from raving, aA irr,.verent .
lramatiuns, in 1he uname Of Jo.:us, to
uncouth and r!vultirg j..sq respect.
The staterrent of ev'nts fr.ir, nenr
midnight of Thursday, up t, tie
hour of exeLtion are main. iiclud
ed in the f'llowing sketc'i:
MONER'S CnLT, ANEAR MIDNTC-11T.
Thursday Night. June i .- Av ter
religious services, by the Rev.
Messrs. Stree't and Kensil. &r'ain
was asked how he felt? lie answei
d-I never felt better inl toy lire.
never murdered any per-on, :md .1
exlpect to die a Chri-rian. I beliove
in the Lord Jesus Ciirist-and that
he alone can forgive my sins and
wash my sod in his blood, and that
te alo canl save me, and I newo
did helie.ve in anything else. I also
believe in the resurrection or .e bo.
dy, and in judgment to cx IT, Aw
life ever'uting after death; and that
every man must give an account of
every action of.his life,. whether it he
gd iil,aadia plui aftrii
ry for the wicked.'
To a rpinstion put to him, (with
the open Gible n his hatti)-Do you
feel thiat God, For Christ's siv<e,
acevpts you and llorgives y-m? lIe
answered, 'I trust ho doe', and deatl
does not trouble nec.' To a qe:tstion
put to him -,Do you, in the fear of
Gad, before whoim voit will ap:u
in a few hours, fin give every tie
wto has in any way Or naai..er i:jir
eid ynut' ile an.wered-I ";1, 'aid
I trust Ue will forgive a... as I For.
il u.aSt~nseent e -.\hihough
ih- boy brought houe the money, he
never tc'ld me that Ile nae:Iared the
wemen; neither do I 'r-1.,ve he knew
anything about the aur.dr, ' if he
ha-1 he woLv ha-:e told eai. Nei.
ther do I believe h-- h.Itt any hand in
it. Thcc arite to lie consilderell as
tqy dying words.
Ie had previ-usoy gone ino -.
long detail (so oftena told) about his
Son's visit to Mrs. Shaw aad Mrs.
Lynch after ni+aight, and bringing
homse the money. He tillni, Ii pos.
tive Lerms, dpelared lie was in bed
.on the night of the maurder; and
though the son brought home the
money and put it in his pocket *b.ok,
yet lie declared th;.t lie believed his
89on hadi no haind in the murder d' the
moand that lie is entira~v eicair.
~After haiving got itrough hais
*statement, U comarnencead to.k
*anid laugh, abho~ugh reim ;ad x o: the
necessity cf bemng solemnn. Hie :ti2
'I ha~ve got a loni journaey to take in
th onn, but I di.n't think te
wvill got mie off untla afor dir. o r, as
I want to lay in a~ good stock of pro
?isions5. And then he went (.1n tra
relate an anecdote in rel'anh~ to two
- nmen swimmring? a race. YTuat one of'
them took a week's provizion~s on his
back, anid when the other saw this
he gave up the bet.
The prisoner then laughedi hea1rti
ly until reutinded of his conadition.
Toc this he remar ked that ho could
not help it, as he was so glad to get
off. In answer to a remnarx thlat
* every person in the community be
lievedi hinm guilty, and that we, his
spiritual advijers, believed it also, hie
said1, 'you must think I am a Greek,'
anad thus Ihe went on until we left
him, about midnrightt, to take his last
sleep previous to awakening in eterni
After tho departure of the R1ev.
Nlesses. Streot arnd Kensil, the ebiap
in of the prison, the Rev. Mr. Al
exander, tool~ their place, .and the
prisonler, infter some conversation
*with him, slept for several hours.
He awoke about 4 o'clook, andl join.
ed in pinyer with the Rev. Mr. Al
-,01.4 ' Ti m.;r t.n. ..-,'c
fir the welfare of his son, aid asked
Mr. AlexanTier to join him in a
prayer for h's dear Arthur. The
religioui services were continued up
to 7 j'clock. with occas'onal inter
r'issionis, duirmi. which Spring assev
erated hr innocence, and his belief
that hi sob . we also clear of the g-ilt
Tle s-notat'.rs v' mhin the pri..ori
l :inberel at leit four hundred.
Witojut the walis there are about
two hundeied senttered armind, ii.
Cfldinlg a larg body of police.
Atarne., Genera! Reed1 receivedl
a let"r frtn G-vernor Bgler this
:1oUroil , i;, reply to a ww.;ation as to
wI.iher' th"re wa aniy hOpe of a Ie
sp'.. Th. Goveriior sta!.es in the
:(iosi emjrAt'e terras, that the coi
demnned 'nirl. !;ve pI that hopc that.
h L ha d..termine-inot to Cxercimr
at'f rGlmnc.Y towairdS him.
The lett'-r f'omi the ('ivemwr wai
read to himl I-) Mr. Rv-ed, hw. it fild
-I to produce th- lust enieet u uon
him, anid lie asi eratd i Owin inl.
l'itN.PA1t.T1oNS FOR TIHE EXECUTION.
'.ihe prei arationis for proccedinlg
to the prieIi Via werec
within a few minutes ok* 11'clo'!.
and the various diieial bodifm cm!i
ii. line. and :vi'aited the cou.ing i't0
the prisoner in the zourt-yard, with
in tie northern gate. AL 11 oCl->Ck
the 1.rison-er entered the yardi, and1
the procession corienced i-a sqoim
Tihe condenied tnimi, was secti to
trenble when ie g:ized uporn the
;arge number assembled, and ei.
catching tie first glimpse of the
gaiouv. s, u nervous trembling was ap
parntir, but still he walkei firmly,
ant asceried the btej: bo.lily.
.lh~erevr'end gentle:.i~n, nn the
Shcn.f, and LMlarahal, a:cci.dod with
him, ai the rehigious eXeC eises %% erc
commirre:.ceed :>y' si..i: **g :i nim.
'The pi(ner kepIi nis e.:es closed
muvst of tiht! tim.-.
Upon the Con:lusiona of the 'h ymUn.
.he 1I.-v. Mr. Sn et, thius a(dr'Qw
Anha-Ir S .rb.: , .m Ive been
zonlviecd :m1d senltet ie t-death 1.or
ihei murder L' RIon i :,ea Shaw and
E"-n LnVIch, and the execution of
t:mt setstertee is now about to 'akt
plae. We iiavo iti enseil to wart
yoj of your iate anid to imIlueo 30oA
to Lepent al.1A .14ke yo-ur pea1ce nith1
Gd. I r'ow -sia you, inl the r
eice of Aluighty God, before whkm
you Will shrtly stalnAd, are you gui!ry
or not 'uMIL (i thi ;-der bf these.,
Prisonjer-N -it-!. no sir!.
Mr. Stre'et -The Grand Jury
have also by their presentuir,
cha.ged you with the murde-r of Mr.
Rink. Are you guilty or not guilty
of t'..at ri ':?
Pri.;oner--No sir. I ne..r saw
the ns1om in my life.
Mr. &rcet--1 have still anioti-r
ai.i las qelional to ask you. Beforie
God, in" y"mr si , A'thur Spring,.
enitireliy clear~ of the inorde'ir of ZMIs.
Shaw and Mrs. Lynch.
Priise'*r-I bei.,se he is. liI
hdno nio o to do withi it, than I
AtL tI.is resplonPe there was a gen
era' ::oani 'rom the spest'ors, which
wans, however, hbut miomfentar v
Mr*. Staeet theni i'.id, 'ia.y God
h -e mercy upon youmr soul.'
All.~ uponi thc seaI'luldi thlen knaeoled,
and~. thme t .. Mr. Kensil prayed ini
thme miost forvecnt mainin.
2t the coniclusionl. the Jr'.J.onri'
si,oke a few wordls to Mr. S'ta et,
adi thiat geu~emn n s about to re
peat it. whi'.' the Shi'rifi' intertiored
ain i toil the prisoner to speak lhim
lie then said that he went to bed
on thea nigi-t of thme murder at 'i
o'clock, arid he never- knew anything'
of it until told by the oflcets.
T'e questian was agaim asked
him, -Is your son inniocent?' and
'My son is entirecly in--ocerat of
Mr. Alexander here exclaimed:
'Let this go throughout the land!'
The~ reverend gentlemen then left
the gallows, after shaking hands with
TheIJ excutioner arranged the
knot and drew the cap over his face,
and the sheriff having left him, the
pirups were remioved from beneath
theo platform, and ait a quarter after
11 o'clock the nron lull, an1 thm
vi~iof offievded justice hung w;
Uveen 1Ic~ven aild ("'thl.
Hie P 11 abo it two fetan ud a half,
awli it wvas thoughit dislocated his
neck, as with the exception of tj
slight contraction (-,f thle extremities,
the body reuiaineo pcrfcciy mzotion.
Vm.li~ has ended this bloody trage,
PrIogre~il4 of 11mbikimid.
Tht,~ i'zligienzse Ft rides ill roIltrtcss
'AV 6~viliv Z.' Iui have mad._ wit hic
thie I;Wt LWO evatturies, tire residly ill.
credible, until the s.ubject; i., thtought.
full ) v4 ovi;dtitred. Yt We dc, mtl(t .ily.
g wi ii'e \L tsa v ,IaI 1 .I I'' iley malli
Ilthailt', ill thle pl'esvit, ctavlie"
susOin- ially better~i than It nihleinzui
did T',h 41L:t~a'' Iheze Still
stirvi vus I houms0,h:d hook, kep t by~
bl'II.4 i wvhich ieaa'ts im dt.tbt, oil tis
tio ma.t d-1no .nt . ,~ supper of, tile lux.
ujr% ol'* tea'i or otli ia' fie. 1w a,, ill hiik
;IOJLit. 1J101 fihiki LU C Uf canr (its, so t:s
or hmir mattres-es.
1t' ('e filuui,('i eviti*'Ilec i'r tile :1i1lutt ill
w ion tilt; t er ('t~:. The Di.)kc
of Nurfl'tk of tlit tivy )itne of the 'treat
e~t o Elloli It11t,64-IllnW t (Ifell ii
lllt:l of the minuis~.t ollu4(f Imllily.
whvile Ic tt'.ulls tif I-s !.xttid4 raiiik L1i I
I reollltnly tip -tib:Iit to thle gre.atL'rt
prtlltetilt fir wa'1tlt utf fttwiv Sliigs
'he riechest, mllt'l ill the lm-, dre-,so'd
vOer.;o !i4 1,idged zl'.ore idely, mid
I ltt. l CI I'.C lod ill d' s iethat
a. IJO ii~ Ililtvlillic Uf' our Own.
reigil., tlit. rtiyal fluous wiera coveredl
withi rusht.'s i-istcak of catrpet. NV lien
Pl'ipt thn tile Secoildo, o o ol'.(f MAfr
EliiacI's si-,ter, vlsI ted Enlglaind, Ih
eoiew os v.~rVt-o back 144 Spaili that, 01C
a, -! 'S4'gut i.,1 -i J(4.. j jiIIlOmS.
izod( Vill s14 iS 144'lte toI14 the us~e ol
Lad t, 6' s41i' :tl-41 NYo)%e bv 11:111, tilli
\llicil.''as' .ie~ LOSL : i ltl pliei..
Is It.M' J.v4tlilCL', I;%. nh1Cll11'. y', ait. si,
Celits' rd anld pays' J: o01 yiC,
alid of 14 Itlehimfery 0114' 111.111 Ca~ll 110M,
-*1. .%"!,:t " 1 2 11 41" e 1 .y i
ivl ti.. savI-l is Sit lkillil Udeaz' galil..
tip be. (!,.% (:4(1 I.- inv4 l'a,4g eil hertl
l11t11111 V 4 V4:' 1, fIit' I ce, ...44 0 11.
Ivw4.ltv ve'.rs am)" 4!v4ll t-vidbv
(011.~g 1. 4 11 il ., lV '111) ,~ '... 111t
kl - *a stier :u tN 114 hie1((
:.. u~t afi to ( take a1 iew-j1aj'er.
-11,4) vf iinar u (t ivr lit('t---sary otil
trcs, r~t jtl'v..ncaI ur iitelltt-I'ial f1..
Ast 11ill -,I 'iv.!ll:IIL t1I.t b--l).k fo~r litw
IitW. S.I\L 1. ill this N.;V 1''4)11i1 t~~k
60':n htlavv4ry of'. killli t. e-Jist, :11111
vatl'le, I.e':i to 4lt.j'tile It;, icr tile.
Vtili 10 S. ' m l ti( Ill; 'm rise, ilt
per day. Two cents per lb., w!hicl is
probably more than the average price
hy the quantity, woxild give a daily in.
come to those einployed of t080, not
very high pay. Either the nimber of
ienl engaged in the business, we irnag
ie, must be over-estimated, or the
number of fish caught under-estimated.
It requires two men to mnanna boat,
which would give '-300 boats for 600
men: 2,000 fi' li'a :day would give to
each jman a fraction over three as his
share. We presumue few are fishinag
who do not catch a good many more
than that number. We saw a boat
load, the product ofthe previous night,
coni':isting of 61; salmon, waeighied ves.
te:-day mt o'ning. They averagedi a
traction over 17 lbs., anl gave 33 as
lI.e nuiber caught !y cact ruian, in
stead of thre.as cstigonated above.
Say that the 000 fishermen on an
average, 200 boats a night; the ia Vel age
nuinIBer caught by each boat put at 20,
and the stirn total would be 4,000 fish,
:etewal of 2,000 as estimated. Our
iipression is that the latter eomcs
near, r the mark theu the ihrtier, as a
gooad aiatiy of the fi'herien send their
fish direacty to San Francisco; others
take theurn to difleretit points for sail.
i.ig. Large numbers are salted down
!:ail, several firims and individuals be.
ig extensively enigaged in this branch
of* thle trade. Thle fish are put down inl
hogsheads. which average when fil!:d,
abo1ut 800 lbs. Froum 1,000 to 3.000
bs. at put down daily by those en.
gaged in salting. An acquaintancehas
filled 65 hlids. this senso n. The mn'ost
of thosie enigag!ed inl salting, live or. th:
Washington side ofthe river, and salt
their fit there. Induding those en
gagai in salting, cafe.bng and selling,
probably the fish bulsliness furnishes
Cllaloyil eit for 1,000nen.
The sahniin fish is fkund in no other
waters in such vast multitudes as are
met in river.emptying into the Pacilie,
On the Atlantie side the leading fish
feature is the run of'pitd in the spring;
on the Pacific side, s tmond ascend oti
riverat :ll seasons, in umbliers beyond
all coinputationi. In Co' rilia and
Oregon our rivers are alive with them;
the great utimber taken by our fisher
men are but a drop fi-om the biaket.
A hove this. on tht- Coa'.t side, I c'bes ol
l.dians use no other fiaod. A. a tabla
luxury they are estec.ned by io.i
persons the fittest fish caught. U nlike
iny flh, they contain but few b"iOes
and the ornige colored rueat (lin be
served in) Slices to sit Clistarners. I1
is k Ipha111tically thle muealtr thle 1.i11
Iiiin. it costs so little-not a quarter
that (of other neats--tha; rich atd poor
ria can feasi t upon salima.>n a; otlenu ill
the da-y as they chtoose to indiilre ill
the luxury. In the course of i'a few
yearsshnon fishin, will extend itselt
I- all11 the promatiniIent, rive .ars in the State.
Ca'ching and cnring saloni will ther
have becoMe a systeiized business:
th* fish consiu iln ptiotn will then have ex
tendIted islgnrlyover-the Stao,
aal ruore than likely baeomtae in thw
mieant Lilie :nit important article of ex.
MurdI4erers Detecte d.
In February last, near Crua!s Al.
'hir in this District, a North Ca-lina
waggon..aer, by tile ia.ae. af I latlier,
was mast, brutally riirdeiti ini his
a'1np. Up tat within a few udays, the
lost seIrchilig investiga'ion Were
.nadeli taa dtistm ar tha' fiendtaish piwatra.
toars auf the deed, anal justice seemedtca lik e
1a' to bett cheptedt of'hlir grea t tiem ads,
e: gutaher the fal kawing p attinliars
t'raata reliabale sauta ces. Shoratly aiter the
11n1rdaer was comin ittcd. Suispicions fast.
eed i t5sselipon a ne~groa n~amlied 'hates
(hartles ma praected', lat the evi.
adetie Iaaing intsuljiint a -2-abalih his
gi i, lie was atcjiit(ed aipont the chatrga
saumei six hiunadred strij'es for' cri anin
mtisdemetlanotrs, an~d orderad to be r.
mitoved from atheI i State. Sub I searinently,
iad onily a tow day's lao. a simi ta
mo:~t.eyV, tasweauring Itie dcr('iptitonl of
lis h a teen isn II ~luner'., lposs'sian, shiat.
ly before' hie wats killed, aja a phcke
knife, hi:aving! his mtute ent, uinotn the
hl~aindIle*,wt''." 6; undt taci und e n othe tn'
jarettiies, alidt tadut stia' ciirentt
staces, :-'alt atnneteat them~ a dirletlyI
wa'tht ( aes. Upo betaina'g inftormteal
(atf tic dlt co~very of' this: atditiontal evi.
spairitf a'iatomta deci- ia a, iad high ie
garid Ihra his (lit ies as citizeni, inii tedi.
muunuailt of ailny fort w~ hieh he lint
shottI btetore sohld lie alegao, t eli.niied
aet fie ha)y, and his Ilodgitent. in
Liaurents jail, whtere lie is notw conittined,
anid where', sinlce his arrest., lie has
ma-iit' all a'onfessitaa. In this cont.
ttetain, at neglo, be.longing tat Dri. 1B0.
bo, is imtplicated, anid char'ged with
laeing the actual anirdearer. le ac.
kntowledges that lie tootk the money'
&c., from 1llafiter's pockets. Altougi
ditlicult ties may sugges.t theimsel ves, as
staning n th wayof' a legal convie,
tio, aisig fomthe formertraan
ICquittai -justice must be aIdministered.
It is to be hoped that. there will be no
ma''ckery of'the law, in a second trial
and that the people who have been
sh. eked and outraged, will at once
take retribition into their own hands.
and inflict the most extreme plunish.
meit upon this denion. They must
be justified in the act, under all the
eiremnstances. Should they he driven,
however, to a second prosecution, we
Are glad to learn that no defence will
be :iade for him. There is nothing
to prevenit the conviction according to
Law, ofthis confederate inl guilt. We
are told that nuch excitemneit prevails
in the commutinity, and a stern resolve
to secure the ends of'justice. This is
,iinee the above was written, we
have been corrected in an error into
which we had fililen. The Cases of
both negros are in the same conditioni.
bioth having been tried on the saine
charge and ar'quitted.- Caroline Spar
From the IHokLon Olive liranch.
A Ctpir for Nice Old Far
Can any body tell why country peo
ple so utmversally and ;ertinaciously
persist iml Ivig in the eaar of the
house? ('an any body tell why the
fi'itnt door and windows are never op.
ened, save on 41h of July and at
Thanksgiving time? why Zedekiah, and
Timothy, fa Johlatiai, and the
old forimier hinself, muist go round
thl hoiuse, in order to get into it? why
the wihle ihriiily (oblivious (f six Cmlp
ty roomns,) take their "vapor bath,"
and their meals, simiiitaueously, in
the vieinitv (- a red hot cooking range,
ill the dog days? Why the village ar
List n &d 1aint the root, and spout, and
witidow frames bright criimson, a:d
the doors the color of a niermaid's
tres:os? Why the detestable sunfflow
er (which I van never forgive "Toni
Moore" for noticing) must always
flait in the garden? Why the uti.
graceful prim poplar, fit emblem of*
a stiff old bachelor, is preferred to
tlhe Swaying Chi, or drooping il
low, or majestie horse chestnut.?
I should like to pull down the
greeii paper window.cirtains, and
hang 11) some of siowy mi:din. I
should like to throw wide open the
hall door, and1l let the south winld play
through. I should like to go out in
tle woods, arid colleet frezh, sweet,
vwibl lioners to arrange in a vase, in
place of those defutict dried grasses,
and old naid "everinsiirgs." I should
like to show Zedt'kiali how to uail to
ge.her somrie bits of board, tor an
eibryo lounge; I should like to stunl'it
with cottoi, and cover it with a
iat, "liatch." I shouid like to cush
ion all the chairs after the sanie
fashion. Then I should like, when
the w hitehaied old faiter caime
paniting up tihe. road at twelve o'
('ick, whith his seythe hatniginig ov
er his arm. to usher him into that
cVOl, comitfbrtable roonmt; set his bowl
of lbread and trilk before him, and
afer lie had discussed it, coax him (in
stead of tilting back on the hhiad legs of
a hard -h:.ir,) to take a ten minitutes
.ap oi rmy "iodel sfit while I kept
iiy eye on the clotuids, to see that
Ito thunder shower played the nischief
w th his hav.
I shioutld like to place a . few coim
muon sents-, practical boouks on the
tabbu.. withi some~t of ouar line daily atnd
wouk !y papelsrs. Yo.u, many srmile; but
these mdiu!cernents, arid thle coim
fl'rtabhle atnd pleaisant air of the apart
mient would bring the fami ly of
tetner togzether after the day's toil; hv
degrees thedy would lift. he covers of
the book s, and turn over the neCws.
imapetrs. Ceon'tanttt intttehiange of'
hogght, feel iig and opintion, iithi
diseiissit ras of' the itmportarnt and0
enigroissing quiestioiis of' the day, woutld
of' coiuse niecessakri ly fel lowv.
T1he village tavern-k'eper wvoill
probialy f'rowtn it; lbut I will venture to
pre.d ict fort the inumtes of' the fhtrm
house a growinig love fori 'hone." and
arn ad led atir of intelligence ai-I
rLieleent, of' which they thiemuselvyes
iniight, possibly be unlconiust.
Stso.UAtc PlssuoMLnsa.-Ouir read
ers ar'e aware thiat, on Walloiut IIlills
excavationts are bintg made. on the
linte of the ntew Short, Line rail road.
The wo. kmient have i excavat ine
p assed through layers of crystahizedl
Iiuniesionte, andl soap or slatestonie al
ternaitely, ini which vecry littin water
'was launiid. A fewv days since, how.
evcer, wiheni they were about one hiun
died anid sevety tfeet f n in thle earth,
Ithe flamte oi a candle or oif a burnin
match accidently catme in contact withi
a liqiui suippiosed to be pure water,
that hiad giithiered in onie of' the holes
dIrilled in the rock.
N~ueh to the s~arp-'se (fall present,
the apparent water instantly took fire,
nt atteri the timnnier of inflammable
gaLs, btit sent up a strong, clear, and
steady flame, as if it wiere comtposed
of some kind of' oil. Oni applying fire
to the li-iuid which was in the otheli
drill-holes in the vicinity, it als.
burned in the same ianner. Sine,.
that time lamps and endles have liee
e-ntirely dispensed with in the. subter
raniean apartment, tihe substui ec con
tinuing to burn steadily, and emit an
excellent light. Many'persons whosi
curiosity is excited visit the spots didi
ly to witne s the singulair phenonnaia
The liqjuid gives no unplcaa;ant odui
RECIFE Fon CuiaONIC DIARRIIIrCA o
Dvstswrisav.--Ve have beenh fornish
ed (says an exchang(e) with th<
toIlowing recipe, by a geit-lemliai
who vouches for its effi-acv in ser
eral instances in which he has knowi
One quart of hickory ashes, one pin
of soot, and One oz of pulverize<
rlhbarb--on which ptir a gallon o
boiling watter, and let it stand 1
hours-strain ofl; bottle iy), and keep i
well corked. One wine glassful to b<
given alter eiach meal to a grown per
son-to) children in proportion.
A JOLLY JAWNI-s.-lal one of hi
recent letters from Paris to the N
0. Picayune, Mr. Kendall relates th<
followinig curious incident:
"In mny account of the grand ball giv
en by the legislative body to th(
emperer and empress, written las
week. I onitted one interestin<
event which then and there transpired
Late inl the night, and in the midst o
the dancing, a beaitifiu and dashin
woman was quietly arrested anl
walked ofT to the lock-up, causing no
a little excitement, as may well b
supposed. It was givenl out at thi
tine that the lady was stirering uti
der a mental alienation, but th
true history of the affidir has since leak
ed out, and is not without interest. I
seens that the woan in question
young and exceedingly pretty, ha
been figuring extensively the p'ast ses
son as at, baroness, and that she _w
accmnpanied to the balf 'by - g'tn
tieman of high distinction, an(
one well known inl fashionabl
circles. For several hours she wa
remarked for her grace and beau
ty, danciing several quadrilles ii
faultless style, but after supper sh
entered itato the spirit of'a Redowa wit
rather more aaudon than is recogniz
ed'as seenly or befiltitig in houte so
cictie. Another quadrille canme, whel
her style was even more hilbtlutil
-it would have been adlired a
the Jardin Molbile. Grande Chanmiert
or or Chaiuteau Roige, lit there wa
a liitle too aamueha of the Cancen abou
it for the latitude of the Tuileries. le
conversation, ton, became at littI
buisterous, and many o'f her expre.
sions, however they would hatr
souinded in the Quartier Breda o
Notre Dame de Lorette, seeme<]
ralhier out of' place in the severe am
classic meridian of the Faubourg St
Gearmailn. The ladies immediate
ly near her were shocked, the ge
tlemen stared at her in astonaishiment
and finally the baroness became si
hilarious in her speech and so c.
travagant inl her action, that it wa
deemked prudent to rid the ball-room o
her presence. To smooth the nat
ter over, it was given ont that sh
was suffering under a meital alienation
a.nd that she was suabject to su e
iits, but the real truth wvas that shi
had been imbhibimng loehrt
freely ofcapgn t h tpl
ddsupper, atnd t hatt thei wine brouigh
he-: ilut, in her true charneter, ile
ease was duly investigated by th
lynix-ey ed and inidefhtigabile p'olie(
when'i it was auscertaine'd that she wva
thec wvife of a hurrier liviing near Park'
and thlat in oruder to enable heo
to carry out heri assumied title .
a baroness, she hats been for som
iame p'ast leaudinag a maost disreputa
A lhnoiwr P'aosne-rc.-l -ieut, Mau
ry says, "Jlapaun is to be ophen~ed t<
our coin ane; China is to lie chr i
tianiized wit hi her millions ; our peopl
are to buy, sell, and "et, gain As
tralba is to lbe a mnighty nat ion, and1 a
go 'd ciustomeaatr ; anda all the Islands u
the Paicific are to attract, ouir ship
hail ou r 11ag as thle em blenm of freetoma
anid court friendly allianuces with us a.
lie (ebamlipion, by examiiple, of th
liNisnMENT iFoi RAli.aOAn ACC
iir.Nis.--The Govener of New I lama
shire in his messaige to the l.egistur
reci n1 nenids t hat boss of hifhoccso
d by rauilro adl accidents, so termed
mac inic~itabh, le of.enes. and puanishal
by confinemnent to hard labor ihr life
oa terma of years, according to th
aggravationa of the~ oteence.
A NEAr REPLY. -A young lad
at school cngaged in the study
grammar was asked if 'kiss' was
proper or common noun, with h sit~
tion ropieddit is both cm'eop
A BEAUTIFl'L SIMILE.--- " 0
ing beautiful comparison is frin'll
ture recently delivered at 8t1 LoR.
by Thomias F. mieagher:
One hir morning, toward the d
of last summer, I stood in.a ti&dfix
overlooked the Hudson. I iav tre
with the glowing ripeness of theuj..
%%hieh. waved around mie, and.,,brk
into an expression of deligh.
seemed to me the inost glorious I ha
seen i any clime-the most g0o
the earth could bring forth.
"That seed," said one who stood
came from Egypt."
It had be n buried in the tom
Ktgs-had lain with the dead for t
thousanad years. But though wrapped
in the shroud, and locked withinthe
pyramids, it died not. It lived tii1
sience--lved in the darknuiss-liye
uider the mighty mass of stone-li
with death itself-and now, that the',
dust of the Kings has been distubed
that they have becu called and moved I
not--that the bandages have been re
mnoved and they open not their ves
behold the seed gives forth life aind h
fields rejoice in its glory.
And thus it, is, that the energies
insticts, the faith and the vitaliti
which have been e ushed else
have been entombed elswhere -
these virgin souls revive, andh
which seems mortal, becomes Im
ishable. And thus it is, that eeivei er
the seed will multiply, and bor
back to the ancient land, w;vill pepl
the places that are desolate; the iY
derness shall be made glad.
Children of the old wdrId be.
good cheer. Whilst in the home
by the 1:1hine, the Seine, theDanube,
and the Arno, the .Shannon -an t
Suir-i the homes you have ,
wicked seem to prosper, atd 'spurIeu5
Senates provide for the otispring
the tyrant, even to the third and f1ir
generation ! Fre'edun strnghte i;O
sel in these lands, and in theiu
countless hostsi,;enee, -
ei2byllhitheo pt 'A
deemed, and evil lords dethiond '5 V
This shall be the glory of Aunfl64 1.
r &EMi. WRIoGGLn..-A rural pilisd
pher somewhat advanced in life h
limited knowledge of nature's m
ries had been acquired withoutihi
science, and who knew not 'whetiea'
nieroscope was "something to'eat
a new famgled fIarming machine,"Eas
of-ice il conversation with a yutifull it
faiend fresh friom school, who tak d4 i
to him of the wonderful deioopel"c,:
ments made by Ihat instrunends
imen of which he carried aeuth'
r While the old man wa kia -
r frugal meal in the field that noo'd
youth proiluced his micropsco and
explained its operation, which hIe
trated by ewhibiting its power.u
several buggs and divers minute.atoiiu ..
of inanimate matter at hand,
To hs surprise, his aged pupil d
not mauinest, inuch astonishimnentand
stuig by his indiiference he detailed
to him how many scores of living' crew
tures lie devoured at every mouthff
aid imi each drop which quenched'hi'
thirst. At this his hearer vas. e
. al ; to prove the faet, the boy sratch
from his hand a chunk of rich ochees&.,-"'t'
which he was then devouring,' u
placing it, under the magnifier, t'l
mass of wriggling animalculitw
triimhntly pointed to.
The old man gazed upon the Isight
indifferent ly, and at length with the'
utmost nonchalance took ano'ther huge~
"2Doni't" exelaimed the boy, "dozt'
eat it, liicle lien ; donit you see em n
See 'emi squirm and wriggle !.".
"Let 'em wriggle !" said the old~
phiiloso'phier, miunchiing away calm)~ ,
rthley've got the worst on't: if tek
kini stan' it, I din," and he deliberatelys
finished his meal.--Cintona -Couran'
IlIsAUTIES OF .EM ANCIPATION.--.A to
Demnarara paper tells the following
-tales of cirimne in that locality:
> "The records of criminal sessioi n V
- show an amounit of crime unheard of .'~
ini the history of the Colony; for
save ,the bu teheries under martital'
law, it has never been known i tlht
f country that fiye persons forfeited. .
,their lives in expiation of violation's 'U
,the law, of a character so heinon'
to preclude the hope of mercy.,In
3of the cases which have been trie4l
tdie recent sessions, the accompa~i
cireumstances have beeni invested'th
a dialbolicad maligniity whch
rarely been equalled. In t
native (if theconyd
dashed out the brains of hooh~'.
beeanse, from natural in r
banckwardls ini the deveopniimst
mind and body. In 2the second
SCooilie, in a fit of jealousy, Mt'i i
wi e in, pieces .wigh agcilass adia~~j
t:nius his right to do go, avowling -hs',
intention to ec mi the same m
Sthem n n o iaarisdhs' ".''
~ jj heh bean oeetd eld
~ En the Iar~Istoni Railj -