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Thie Irish and the War.
A Second Letter Frosn. John.
Letter to the Surrirors of the Irish in
Ireland under Forty Years of Age.
I believe it is safe enough, to assume
tnat, in the war now imminent, En
gland being at one side and Russia at
another, all your symyathies, my coun
trymen, are with Russia.
The sole reason and ground of this
is, of course, that Russia is the enemy
If, in the course of the war, the ca
gles of Austria and Prussia. shall hap
pen to range themselves against the
lied Cross of England, I presume that
from ten thousand Irish firesides will
rise up prayers and blessings for the
eagles of Austria and Prussia.
If the present treacherous (and. unna
tural league between France and' En
gland should, happily, ht.rst asunder
on some early day-it is altogether a
chatter of course that thousands of our
oountrymon will be eagerly soliciting
uervice in the French armies, that so
i ngay have a chance of dealingE
s.dh wnati~tys:nnd.any where mor
su: .: U blow. '
Tho-state of feeling in Irishmen may
as well be avowed and understood. I
should like to see the I ishmen who is
enoulgh of .n idiCt a ea
. lieve that Ireland has any interest at
all in the present confussiuns of Eu
rope; save in so far as they may bring
about the destruction of o:r. ancient
fbe-and may bless us with the chance
dfI bearing a hand in that destruction.
But if any of you be so foolish as to
Suppose that England, in commene
ing this war, has any rega' d to right,
orjustice, any friendship for Turkey,
dt any sympathy with the manifestly
righteous cause of Turkey, let him at.
tendito some of the considerations here
First.-There is no such thing:in all
history, since history began, as one
nation undertaking a war for the hon
or or benefit of another nation. The
interest of England in preventing Cnn
stantinople from falling into the hands
of Russia;.or any other first-rate power,
is expressed in the well-known. words
of Lord Chatham-" that the mainten
ance of the Ottoman Empire is a ques.
tion of life- and-death to England.
And it is for that interest in the first
place, that she has armed now.
. Second.-England is the same pow
er that, thirty years ago, cont' ived a
pretext for burning and destroying, in
time of peace, the Trurkish fleet in the
harbor of Navarino, which has lhad the
effect of leaving Russia in fuil posses
sion of the Black Sea ever since. So
that you see if England be Turkey's
friend, it would be better for Trurkey
-to have England for an enemy.
Third.-But England has another
weflinterest in armin againt
assia--it is to prevent an ] uroapean
war, to prevent the consequent upris
inig of the crushed nationalities of the
Continent, and, Irishmen, especially
your nationality, which is the most
heavily crushed of all. With all the
despotisms of Europe the British iaris
tocracy stands or fells, lives, or else
dies and goes to perdition. And it,
can hardly be needful to remind you
that during the European struggle
a hat Napoleon I., it was the English
Government that paid the monarchs
of Europe to fight for their own capi
tals and crowns-bribed themi with
-borrowed monoey, on which you pay
the interest yet out of every meal you
eat, out of every rag you wear. Yes.
noban Austrian ecuirassier fell on the
field of Ulm or Wagram, but you are
this mroment paying. interest on the
piice of his brea-tplate and sabre.
No bearded yager, not a whiskered
ppndour, or a fierce hussar, of all who
trooped to Jena, or Austerlitz, like
sheep (or rather like goats)to the
shitngh'ter, but every hair in the creat
ures beard in dear to you as-a thread
of finest gold. All this to uphold"
legiti mate sovereignty "-to bring.
abo~ut the Vienna treaty-to flirg
Itlaly tunder the heels of her paltry ty.
rnt-tr insure hopeless abolition. oif
Holan--toimpose. the bsood'ofhBour
I. bbus tuponi France anid Spain-int short,
to bind down all Eaurope on that bed
of pain and shame where she has since
been enjoying rest and " peace," with
lull five million bayonets at her throat.
To hold her bound there still is, I re
peat it. the second, or, indeed, the
first and, main motive of. Brittain's
Fourth.--England's pretext that she
is bound by treaties to maintain the
independence-of:Turkey is a falsehood,
of course. She was bound by treaty
to maintain the dominion of Holland
over Belgium, to resist the swallowing
up of Cracow by Russia, to respect the
neutrality of, denmark in 1807. 1
need not refer to England's deliberate
breach of the treaty of Amiens-still
less to-her atrocious breach-of the treaty
of limerick. What I want to know
is, what treaty she has ever kept.
Once more I will oite against her the
sentence pronounced by her greatest
statesman(whom, as usual, Ireland
gave her,) Edmund Burke. It is a
descripioti of the policy of the English
in India: " I engage myself to make
good these three positions. filsta, I
say that from Mount Imaus, where it
touches us in the latitude of 29, to
,Cape- Comorin, in the latitude of 8,
there-is not a. single Prince, State, or
Potentate,. great or small, in India,
with whom. they have come into con
tact whom they have sold. I say sold,
though some times they have not been
able to deliver according to their bar
gain. Secondly, I say that there is
notg single treaty they have ever made
which they have not broken. Thirdly,
I say there is not a single Prince or
State who ever put any truss in the
company who is not utterly ruined;
and that non- are in any degree secure
or flourishing, but in the exact propor
tion to their settled distrust and irre
concilable enmity to this nation."*
Words that burn ! Words that En
gland would erase, if she could, from
the writtings of her greatest statesman,
at the cost of say half a quarter's in
come tax-for they confli't with and
-adAydiscredit the system of philai.
thropic cant, according to w;'hieb "we
have conquered. India in our own de
1Jfth.-You are to observe that
neither England nor Fiance has
declared any war against Russia. I
'do not believe they wili declare war
and if a war take place Russia will
declare and make it first. The En
glish and French Governments have
armed and sent firth their troops and
ships, not against, Russia, but; provis
ionally against each other--each being
apprehensive that the other will get
hold of Constantinople. And those
troops and ships are to be employed
in compelling the Turks to make peace
on iguominious terms, and in gaining
control of the Turkish Empire, under
pretext of securing the riights of chris
tians. The intention of the Western
Powers, in short, is, that Constantino
,ple and its master shall he swallowed,
not by the East of Europe, but by the
West. Such, and so chivalrous allies,
has the predestined T'inrks.
Sixth.-Readers of' English books
and newspapers have always been
taught to regard the Russians as a
nation of abject serfs, groaning under
despotic rule. Now it, cannot fail to
occur to you that these Russians must
be in a bad condition indeed if they are
worse ofd' than you under your beauti
ful constitutional Government, which
is the envy of surrounding-. nations.
*But the truth is, Russia is niow, in her
social and political condition, very
much as England was when England
was indeed a great nation, under her
Plantagenets and Tudors, when she
created and won ail that true national
greatness, on the mecre credit of which
she has been living ever since. Re
member, too, that Russia is ruled by a
Russian Government, and for the Rue.
sian people. No stranger sits on her
judgemnent seats--no stranger wvatches
at her gates. Hermein, my country
men, how deeply you ought toenvy
'the Russians ! 'The peasants of Rus
sia are, it- is true, annexed to and in
seperable from the land they till. If
the Ibish'peasantry had been so annex
ed for the last six years, they had lived
and not died. In 1847, when famine
threatened all Europe, the Russian
Government'promptly prohibited the
export of rye, wvhich.is the common
f'ood of its people. Where was the
Government that would do as much
for you? It was because our poor
countrymen belonged to nobody; be.
cause nobody had any interest in keep
ing themi alive; because the foreign na
tion that holds military occupation of
their country desired their destruction
--that they were swept fro:ni the face
of the land, huddled into poor-houses,
starved to death by mnyr'iads and mil
lions, or hunted from their own island
to the f'our winds. Oh ! believe me,
there is not a Russian serf but has
cause to pity and despise you.
it is worth wvhile, just no.v, to pon
der all these matters. When newspa
pers and organs of Biritish opinion
* Snench 41 nr i'e 's umlia till.
everywhe ,. pe. in-' America, are <
using all effbrts to puff "John Bull," (
and get up the enthusiasm of free men I
in his favor, it is expedient that the t
Irish should bear conste;illy in mind
the true nature of this Bull, and the I
real principles and motive of'the war 1
he is now engaging in. t
It might surprise us, indeed, to find t
American newspapers praising and .f
flattering England ; for Englind is the I
sole enemy Arnierica has, or ever had. (
Americans seem to forget how. grand I
and august a.champion-of liberty that f
power was, which paid Indians for the Ir
scalps of their fathers-and mothers, and
raised negroes in insurreeion agaidaL e
their masters; when her ships of war J
landed parties to burn peaceful villa- t
ges, and Admirals, blazing in the de- a
corations of Grand Cross and Bath and I
Ca ter,.led on their gallant tars to the
plunder of henroosts on the Chese- t
Yes ! Americans may forget, for i
she scourged the Crossed,. and Gar- .
tered pirates ; but we, my country- '
men cannot afford to forget what they
have done to us and our country just r
yet. America drives a prosperous c
trade with England now, and naturally i
looks on her wealthy customers with [
some indulgence ; but Ireland's trade it
with her is death and ruin. c
Enough. It is not. without a defi- c
nite objeoti. ask.a hearing, that I may n
remind you of these things now. I I
desire to impress upon all m.y coun
trymen, first, that it is base and suici- I
dal to enter the British Army ; and h
next, that the present position of the t
civilized world opens, or is likely to C
open, a chance for expatriated Irish- C
men to help at least, in doing justice l'
and execution upon their enemy-so 9
that mnn -in !re!and' "f,- fighting ag 1:
and temper maq find more congenial (
work near home than. fighting with t
Russians on the Danube. t
Rumors are current amongst gas S
sipping, newspapers here in New York r
pointing to some definite and organized' a
plan new actualjn o Foot iii America,;i
for giving expression to this yearning f
and passionate longing for a fair and s
feasible enterprise in the cause of f
freedom and honor. They even indi. a
cate the precise design-an invasion '
of Canada by frishmen from. the Urr.i. "
ted States. Of course our country. c
men will know how much confidence t
is to be placed in all this. And they f
will ask no more at present than to be b
assured that certain Irishmen in New s
oArk, men who-kahve the nearest and r
dearest interest in Ilie cause, hare resolv- s
ed, if a fair occasion arise to avail v
themselves of it, and to ask a sui flcient e
number of you to help them. a
You will not be in a position to help P
ifyou are in Turkey, wearing the red t
coats o:'Rritish soldiers. 'I
It is right to mention that those who c
cherish this design know what the law A
of the United States art- in this matter v
-that they are bound by duty and. .A,
afTection to obey those laws -and that s
they contemplate nothing which will c
violate them, or this country with oth- a
er powers. c
The possible occasions that may
arise are nemerous. Some of them
make the heart. bound- to-think of. .a
Spain, Cuba, and the Black Warrior f
-Napoleon, and the- secret hope of t
vengeance for St. Ihelena that he cher- I
ishes in his occult soul. Another
French Revolution--and a Pr-ovincial 'c
Government with, no- mouthing, La
mnartine at itshbead. Possiblilities are
endless, a.nd Time and Chance wait'
upon all muien. .
JOLIN MITCH ELL.
The Murder of Mr. Craig.
We publish the following letter, I
which was written to the Newberriaa <
,and published in -that paper urnder- date
of the 1st of February, for the infor- 1
mation of those wvho feel an interest in
the sad'ioeourieniee which' has aroused. 'i
so much excitement in that DIstrict.e
Trhe letter is written under the signa-.
ture of "Waxhaw :"
FRIEND REID :-You wish to know I
something about the times 'in Lancas
ter. We have just emerged from a
perfect tordado of excitement. This ,1
originated in the sudden disappearancei
of AlexanderJ. Craig, the overseer of
George Witherspoon, on the night of c
the 17th December. The negroes re- -
ported that he left about moon-up,i
going, they know not where; and next t
evening his horse returned with the ~
bridle ad, saddle on. is brother
left his residence that evening at sun- ~
down, and insisted on his going home c
with hi-mr; but' refoised' ot\ the ground ~
that it was for him to remain on the a
premises of his employer on Saturday- i
night; but he promised, to visit him c
next day. This led to the suspicion t
that his leaving was not voluntary- ~
And au1 concluded- ifh'e were murdered ~
lhe would be thrown into the river for ~
conceal ment. Searchb- was Immedi
ately instituted to msartain if the river
had been approached b1 any person,
fo~r that purpose. As it had rained ~
heavily' on thn mnorning of tht am
lay, this-fact could easily be a
d. No vestines of an ap
heftiver could be anywhere pr
i. Th whole of the surr''
ountry was then closely e
)ut no traces of the disappearth ob d'
>e found. On the eleventh d when
hey were preparing to drag tht River,
he body was found on the o r side
lye or six miles from His residence in
he woods opposite Pride's -place in
Thester District-the head :.evered
rom the body and scalped- becalp
till attached to the back par f.q( the
ockh The back, part of the . d had
considerable iole broken in it, by
blow fropi some heavy in 'lnent. a
Uso a blow had been received tween a
he point of the shoulder and-- neck, 'i
uficiently heavy tb break - t collar
one. On the Tuesday night' yevious a
e'ilst on his way to the pepott, an at
ack was-made on his life,- r the i
ame place, whsere the body via found. a
t few persons alleged that tl e.deed t
-as perpetrated. by Pride's; egroes,
ut most believed that it was 4une at 1
Vitherspoon's plantation. On'exami
ing the overseer's yard closely, narks t
f a scuffle were discovered'; "aso, an i
adentation made in the earth by a
erson falling heavily on theIbulder,
cav.ing the marks of the threidd of the
oat plainly to be seen. Sonme hoe. i
hops-were also observed ingthe yard,
nd on examining the earth titrped up I
y the hoe, blood stains were found in
. A little further fron.house, a
lood was seen on the- lW -some
ad drops-and some had a ti as if 1l
hey had, been wiped on sni' bloody '1
bject. And. the next moil g after
,raig had disappeared, on n;-e road
ading up to Prides, a cotidiaerable
uantity of blood was seenin'estony
art of tho ;d, 'etweenr.o ton's r
Zuarter and Lands's FoinL d on a
bat part of the Road pass~iq4 rough (
bie Cup plantation bIl also .
een, The road w iquid a
iud ahd a drove of assed
byin~e au 1 + wonld isv?' e- en
)und al along-the road from Wither
poon's farm to' where the body was t
)und. The body was borne thence t
n a horse, the tracks t9ere plainly to t
e- seen- from the road to the place t
-here the body was, a distance of sixty
r seventy-five yards. The blood on I
ne road was on the left-hand side; and
-om where the horse left the road, I
lood was plentifully seen on the
sMae side ; and, in the bushes on the
ght-hand side was seen mud not quite 1
a high- from- the ground as the blood
,as on the other side. Five of With.
rapoons negroes wvere incarcerated
nd a day set for their trial, but it was .<
ut off. Another day was set, but the
rial was again put of. At last, on
'uesday the 17th ult., the Court pro. t
raeded to the investigation of the case.
ud you will scarcely give me credence a
'hen I say eleven days were expended t
i the trial. But you will not under- <
Land mne as intimating that the in. i
redible time was nacessary to a full
nd fair hearing of the case. It was I
aused by * *t
* a lawyer.
In reference to Toney, one of the
ceused,- it was proved before the
'ourt he had made- a' threat against
he life of his overseer. And in the
ossession of Fanny, Toney's concu.
pine, Craig's knife, pocket-handker
hief1. and one or more linens were
aund. She testifi -d they were given
oer by Toney. on Sabbath (I~th Dec.)
c-hich wvas the daiy after Craig war
nurdered. She alsosai d lie gave her
shirt, and a pair of pants which were
iloody, and told her to wash them
len He als gave her money and
uga, wichwasproved to be exactly
ike the sugar C., used. Lunn, an
ther of the accused, accompanied
lrony to tlie place where this interview
>etween him and Fanny oooured..
The community was surprised yhen
t was announced that only Tony was
onvieted. It would- be diflieult for
man to be murdered in the rnidst of
negro quarter, and but one ,eknow it.
lesides, the tracks of two horses were
eon at the place where' tho~hody was
ound. -But the jury were kinown to
eo men of sound prigciple and-sterling
The community is-considorably ex
ited, for Craig'was a highly respeota.
>le man, and one of the best overseers
a the country; and the murder one~ of
he most brutal that Satan could invent.
tnd it is possible Chester misinter
rets Lancaster on the subject. It is
rue some of those immediately con.
erned did -make silly efforts. to shift
he guilt over-that side of the river, and
aid things aboutschester that were
otter unsaid. But this is not the work
f all Lancaster. A large majority 4
he disinterested. persons -impute no . ,
uilt, (or unfhiiness) in the evidence 11
a Chester. A great crime has been I
ommited, we wish the guilty may bo I
The Kentucky- iJgislhture haveji
'assed a law prohibiting the carrying
1. coneeh eapons
JLiquor Law Veto.
i 5A urey 'le says tliat he a
biJj . unconstitutional, unjust and, op- i
pressiee in its character, and stibver.
rive of well settled' principles of legis- s
ation, and that the people, irrespec- t
ive of their diff'rent views of-the use 1
)f intoxicating liquors; -*Heti advised
if its provisions, will regard them with
le concludes his message as follows: s
" The oonstitition makes it my duty
,o point out, the objectionable features t
)f this bill, bur love it tb- the subject,
and to the friends of the- measure, to I
dd the expressions of my belief that 1
tabits of intemperance cannot be extir- I
>ated by prohibitory laws? They are 1
tot consistent with sound principles
)f legislat'on. Like decrees to regu- t
ate religious creeds or forms of wor- t
hip, they provoke resistance, where s
hey are ddsigned'ttenfbrceobedience. a
[he efforts to stippress intemperance f
ty unusual and' af-bitrary measures, a
troves that the Legislature is. attemp t
ing to do that which it is not within y
ts province to enact, or its power to t
"This is the error which lies at the E
bundation of this bill,.which distorts 2
ts details and makes it a cause of an. V
ry controversy. Should. it become at i
aw it would render its advocate odi- r
meras the supporter of unjust 'and c
arbitrary enactments. -Its eviliwould e
>nly cease upon its repeal, or when it t
tecane a dead letter upon the statute c
took. Judicious legislation may cor- t
ect abuses in the manufacture, sale,
r use of intoxicating liquors;' it' can
lo no more. I
"The experien ^ oi al rtic::: in y
II periods,demonstiates that temper
nee, like other virtues, i? ndt: prd. a
lueed by the law maker, but by the y
afluence of education, morality, and '
"While a conscientious d'
;age's tle to the friends dfthIse fil
equires me to state my objections to e
he measure in decided terms, it must 1
tot be understood that I am indifferent C
o the evils of intemperance, or wan- L
ing in respect and sympathy for those h
vho are engaged in their suppression. c
regard intemperance as a fruitful a
ource of degradeation and misery. I c
uok with no favor upon the habits and a
ractices which have produced the b
rune and suffering which are constant- t
y forced upon my attention in the y
painful discharge of official duties.- r
Uter long.and earnest refleotion,, am r
atisfied relitice carshot be pliced tip- s
in prohibitory laws to eradicate those a
vils. Men may be persuaded, they b
annot be compelled to adopt habits of i,
" I concur with many of the earnest c
nd devoted fiends of temperance in ii
he opinion that it will hereafter be a t
ause for regret if the interest which t
s now excited in the public mind up- I
tn the subject should be diverthd t
'om its proper channels, and exhaus- F
ed in attempting to procure legisla- F
ion which must le fruitles's." i
The Senate on Saturday tried to t
>ass it over the veto, but failed to
>btain the constitutional majority.
I CANNOT PRAY FOR- FATHER ANY
soKE.-She knelt, at the accustomed s
our, to thank God for the mercies-of
he day-, and praty for care throurgh the
o0ming nightl then, as usual, cme
he earnest, " God bless dear mnbt;gir,'
mnd"--but the prayer' wa stilled ! the
ittle hnsunclasped, anid a look of I
Igony and wonder met the' mother's I
:ye, as the wvords of hopeless sorrow
imurst from the lips of the kneeling
hild, "I cannot pray forfalher' any
nor'e !" Since her little lips had be~n
tube to form-the dear name, she hada
~rayed for as blessing upon it ; it had
ollowed close after mother's name, for
ae had said that must come f*et';-and
iow to say the familiar prayer, and
cave her father out. No wonder that ~
he new thought seemed too much for
~he childish mind to receive.
I waited for some moments that she
utght-conque~r her emotion, and then
irked her to go on. Her pleadi ng
syes met mine,-and with- a voice that
'altered'too much almistifor utterrrome, C
he said, "0O, mother, I cannot leave '
uim all out; let me say, 'thank God
hat I had a dear father once!l' so I can r
itill go on, a'id keep him in my
>rayers.' And so -she always does,
md my stricken heart learned a lea.
ion from the bovmaag ingenuity of my ~
hild.. Remember to th'ank God for
nercion pat;, as wiell as to ask bless.
ngs for the future.W.
REs10ONo.--The- religion of- some .
>eop~le is constrained; they are like i
>eople that use th'e cold bath-not for fi
>leasure, b~ut necessity and their health;. t
hey go in with reluctance, and are '.
;lad when they get out.. But religion di
o a true believer is like water to a hi
ish; it ia-his element, he believes In i
t. and ho could nuot tou-at o
Slavery and Cotton.
O l &# C9., dnly betray ther
r n6ra%6e' Ffats shWnt y' Ilm
gine that slavery'wddld .be abolished
f the cotton culture . of'the i. States
vere abandoned. Even if this were
o, the notable schemies they rely upon
o dispense with cotton are about as
vise and practigable a rmighit be ex
iected frdn such great philosophers.
he East India plan so far is a great
tilu:-e, and fog the flax substitute, the
oil of the slave States is peculiarly
veil adapted:. NeUrly two thirds of
he whole flrtk' crop of the country is
roduced by Kentucky, Tennessee,
4issouri, North Carolina and Virginia.
Jnfortunate philanthropists!. ,Nature
'as conspired with mari tb'tiwa'rt the
enevolent spirit of this age !
When these philosophers suppose
hat there is no department of indus.
ry but the cotton culture in which
lave labor is profitable, they commit
n egregious error. Statistics now be
>re is'show that-Itb-millfons of dollars
re invested- in the-Soutlierri States in
he manufacture of cottbui, iron and
rool, and 25,000 operatives employed;
hat the South produces nearly one
)urth of the wool grown in the United
state;, that its corn crop amounts to
74,000 bushels, about one half of rhe
rhole corn product ;-that its-live stock
t wdtl-rtore than 4250,000,000, 'or
early half the whole produet of the
ountry. There are four or five South
rn States, either of which produces
an times the provisions and live stock
f New England. Not more than one
bird of the slaves of the South are en.
aged in making cotton for market.
o it is very clear that the abandon
lent of the cotton crop would not in.
oivo.the abolition of slavery.
Why don't Greeley, Beecher, Stow
s co,, set. an example of- dispensing
rith the use-of'eotton,. bettthem di
est themselves of their cotton gar
ients and $4 4h among . ait in n
innati paper says: "Oi Saturday
ist, while the train of cars was at
,leveland depot, heading. for Colum
us, a lady bearing an infant child in
or arms, (apparently five or six weeks
Id) entered one of the passenger cars,
nd going to a young lady of some 16
r 18 years, very politely inquired if
he would do her tle faihr to hold her
abe until she could step out and see
the disposal of her baggage. The
oung lady generously complied, and
eceived the infant in her arms. The
mother left the cars, and has not been
Den or heard ofsince. The young lady
iso fell'heir towcarpettasa',whibh had
ee'plated tinder her charge by the
human mother, in which was found
note containing a request that the
hild should be treated with kindness,
i which case it might become a dis.
inguished man. Several offers to
ake the child were rilade to the young
ady, but she refused'to give it to any
dt its likwflhI andidatdiial mother. She
refered' kedgihg it herself, influenced
erhaps by a desire to have a child of
er own, whether she over had a hus
and or no."
AFFECTIN'G CAGE.-The St. Louis
epublican says while a gentleman re
iding near that city on his way home,
n Sunday evening, 4th instant, he was
tartled by a moan coming from a
ravey arsl-he was passing; and, -search
ng for' tie caUse, discoivered'a' young
nd' beautiful' dumian Jyii-i on the
p-ound and apparently stiffering great
drlysicasl agon~y, and there', pressed to
oer bbsdin, and wrapped in its mother's
attei-ed dress which she had torn from
ser person to protect her tender off
pring, Jay anewly-born.andi beau~tiful
nifant. Her story was boon'-tbldL--ske
lad left her home and all the endear
nents of social retlation tb' hide he
hame and another'sm-rime ; anid, in the
acred precincts of'the cemet-y,',-nil
larkness anid surrounded by" the' demo:
stion of the dead, her infant di-e*- its
rst breath under the very shadow of
ho tomb.- The 'ntri'ilr and th'e'infant
vere con'veyed by the charitable gen
leian who found them, to his own
ome, where they were properly taken
are o" 'The unfortunate cr'eatzre
tated that she was from the State of
few York, but declined to give her
ame. She subsequently gave one by
rhui1 h-she might be called, but which
s a ficticiuu one
,A'SXriui.An CieR UNDtW'rhn *MA1g
~Aw."-A few days ago, the' Sheriff
f Norfolkocounty,. - s. in the die.
barge of his oflicial duty, seized. and
old under -a -writ of exedutibnu, a quan
ty of'goods and mnerchandize, inclu
ig two barreter of brandy ; and on~
Vadnesdaty last he was surprised by
nding himself arraigned for violating
he prohibitory~iquor;aw. Hie plead
ot gulty; ,and alleged that he but
ischarged his sworn duty. The court,
owever, held,' that he had violated
so prohibitory law, and he was fined
10 and cost, and ordered~to give bonds
a $L 000,not to viol:ttc the liwfn c
#he rb pete4ht'IW had acted in this'
-case o'nlyin the dToharge of is- dut;'
as Sheriff of' the. c'ddrrt v ctf NIiumIt
that ho w'a under' $20,'OOborid audi
ituder oath to discharge all the oblig*t
ons at hisoffice; and'iW'shild th'ertr'
re respectfully decline to pay thla fin-t'
and cost, or to give the bondA, as r
.quired ;-wireupon'h'e whs ordered 'to,
DFVELOikEN OF A MUaDh .-A
BODY FOUND IN A BARREL OF LIQhOt.
-On Saturday last, says the Cincinu.
,nati Gazette of the 3d inst!, a'liArrel of'
jwhiskey or' anh'dl' was put dr'board
the steamer Alvin Adams at our w'harff
!which-was directed, very ellg itly, to'
Dr. Kfelly, Ihadngo,' Jhdidris, lthtter.
was no entry of it on the receirihg'
booleof either of the clerks. Madiso:
being the point to which freight to,
that place is shipped, the barrel was
,rolled out onSmnday upon' t M*etfi
Iboat at tiet' place ;' there teing- no'
owner for it and its rolling being pe.
culiar, as if some heavy body was in,
it, it attracted observation attlie-time;:
after the boat left it was taken tb' thr
railroad depot, wher the peenliarityof''
Itie case induced those having: it in'
'charge to -open one of the hea'fs, when
in the liquor- was fbnnd the naked' body.
.of A wan! r: bad' at terrible-gashi
across tile throat, and' e, ssevere-truise
ton his Hefldi.
A coroner's i'hquest' was held, hut'
its finding we have not fully learned.
Much excitement was created in Madi
sun thereby, ghd'rumors- Were startedl
that the body was that of W. Stevil;
who disappeared from Louisville on
the 23d of Januay last..- By dispatohes..
received this morning, we learn that.
,the body foundais not, that- of:Mr.
mann a o yartf ,- arrivd am
Paris a tntnth ago to seek' a' ply;:
but, as he was provided' with: a rather
large suin of money, he resolved to
indulge in debauchery until' it should,
be spent. On Timrsday ,vein,- No
went to dine witllstnd acqllaintances,.
and remained drinking with them un
til 4 o'clock in the morning. He then
returned to, his hotel; itt the Rue St-.
Ilonore, hot' whi so drunk; thlat he'
could hardly Walk-tip- stairs. Yester
day morning a- person called to see'
him, and was directed' to his room,'
which was situiated at the bottbm'o)
an insolated'corodor. To his athU
pishment he foutd' him hanging' by the
neck, by his cravat to the handle of the.
door. He, it appeared, in trying to'
open the door;. lad', lipped, and his
!cravat, Whitli he wore very loose,
-caught by the handle. The efforts he
made to-release himst.lf;'it His state-of'
:intoxication,' were fruitless, and he
remained hanging until he was com
AARON Bmn's- Wix..-The Paris'
!Patrie 'oralate date lias the following-::
-" At the last Tulleriea' ball,- the brills
iant toilette of's' straftger With' an'inJ'
credible numbier'df' diemcrds- attrot
:ed the atterttionf otall' present. In ia
monterit'the attention -was -changed to
t-he most: inteuiae curiosity, when Lou.
ls napoledrl'was observed to accost the'
lady and' remnnift' snrne mortiervtA lif'
conversation. The enigma was soon'
solved. The lady was-the widow of
:Mr. Aaron Basrt,- flrmerlys 'Viee Plfe'
sident of the United 'States, with whom
Louis Napoleon was on terms of inlti
may-hltifta omiy n at tile
*endrof'fifleen'years he had recognised'
~This prb'ably ' alhldels" to adwie
Junef!the wealthy second wf'e f"
decease. She owns a large landed es.
taete on the island of bialta.
A ROMANTIC AFF'AIn.---A' S anish
boy, named'- Josepe Mdward Enie Po.
balo, has uratved:I at' Was;'ington, in
chatge of' Adams' * Co's Express.
It is said'- that' ab'jt ten years ago,
while batlhltgt on the coast near the
city of Campeachy, Mexico, he, with
five other boys, was stolen, by a garg.
of French pirates, weho -kepte them for'
years, and then sold. them tb a-mere
'chantmantr, wh'o it pt them two year.,
took'thaem to the city of New Orleana,
and there sold them to a Louiaiana-'
platnttr for-the term of their minority.
Their owner was about to re-sell them.
to a shipmnaster, to make-sailors ofihemi'
when the boy Pobal, made cis escape
and worked-his way to JJafayette,In
diatra where he attraoted the noticsof as
gentleman who oorresponded with the
Mexican Minister at' W'ashington re.
gar ding hinV. ~The minister becamhe
interested in the story of thie boy, and
wrote to have him forwarded, that hi ..
might restore him to his' parenta,'lt
thev wecre hi' mu.