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HANNIBAL, -MO., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25, 1853.
VOL. X--NO 50.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1352.
It the editor of the Courier had been covered
&U ever with ulcohol, and a lighted match had
then becii applied te him, he could hardly have
blazed up more fiercely than he has this week,
ou the subject of temperance. He cuts more
awkward antics over it than a bear in a dunce.
He first tells us he cannot sympathise with the
sentiments of the resolutions adopted at the Bap
tist Church last Monday night, "any more than
Greeley did with the Baltimore Whig platform."
Greeley, it will be remembered, wanted to "spit
on the Whig platform," and has since formally
abandoned the Whig party. Yet in another col
umn our consistent neighbors quote with a flour
ish an article from the Washington Union, in
which it is charged that the Mafcie Liquor Law
is a new plank in the Whig platform, and Gree
ley's advocacy alehe pointed to as evidence ! In
their anniety to intimute delicately that they
would like, to spd on the temperance plaljorm, our
neighbors have shown themselves aware of their
own inconsistency. They commend the Wash
ington Union fer saying "We have no business
with it as Democrats, one way or ike other," and
then broadly tell us that the Maine Liquor Law
Will be defeated by the Democracy whenever it
is brought before the people, and intimate that
The following letter was written to a gentle
man of this city, who permits us to publish it.
We have never read more awful details of tho
ravages of any disease:
YELLOW FEVER IW hew ORLEANS.
St. Louis, August 1(3, 18j3.
Dear Fatiii : We have just arrived here
with all or our officers alive, which I consider
very fortunate. We burled, two with the Yel
low Fever, and hal five other cases, which I
of their duties on the part of its members, aad
not to criminal inattention. Too much credit
cannot be conceded to the numerous associations
which have undertake the task of alleviating
the present distressing state of facts, tml tli
Mayor, who has taken such energetio action in
Sir Jons Frahkm Fonno. Tho following
has appeared in the Freeman's Journal; and it is
sincerely to be hoped that this is not another of
'.lie many heartless hoaxes in which the relatives
and friends of the gallant commander have for so
1 T" t - t.- 1V....i.i..-..i. T llii Ollv I
" . , , i 13 so great that persons cannot stay within a
are expected to paint a bottle on their banners, '
1 j . mile of it, and it js still increasing every day.
and march to victory! They tell us that drunk- I ( J J
,, , , ... ill has mostly been confined to the upper and
eniicss i. jicrti, c, kul iinj i n
ishment until all men shall have become Chris
think will wi.. ... fi-.t -l-'. :.. .,. jand friends
, . . ' ilone a time been suliiected
oau. j. almost .mpossible to describe the ex- "A letter has been received in Ireland from
ler.t of Sickness in New Orleans ; the "Cholera" jMr. Drydall, midshipman on bourd the British
here In '49 is nothing to compare with it ; every- jsurveying vessel at San Francisco, stating pos-
. . . - e:- t .1... 1 1 i- i i v
bo.lv that cou d leave the eitv has rnnr. those i""'J oir johh x-runann uau arnveu sale
that are left are frightened almost to death : iust 1' C'r'1 ' sn
think of seventeen hundred dying a week, out
of a population of forty thousand. The papers
do not report ene-half of the deaths. Last Sun
day week, bodies came into the Grave Yard at
Lafayette, so fast they could not bury them, and
the next morning there was about ene hundred
and fifty not buried ; being exposed to the sun
the day before, the coffins burstcd open, and the
smell was so bad they could not get any one to
bury them. The next day the chain gang was
sent out and buried about half, when thry re
fused to work any more, and no one would
make them do it. The stench from Potter's field
THE HAINE LKJ.UOH LAW.
There is an extraordinary erier prevalent
among those who oppose a Slate prohibitory
law, and that is, that every objection which may
bo raised against the Maine Law, already in
operation, may with propriety be urged against
SATURDAY, EVENING, AUG. 20, 1853.
lower part of the cily, but it is now making its
appearance in the first district. Sunday before
we left, there were forty dined at the St. Charles
Iotel. Up to the time we left (Tuesday) there
ere seven died out of that number. The Doc
tors do not think it is all Yellow Fever, some
ful lecd arter they have been dead six or eight Kentucky, heuded by a white man na
lay illour, 11 U rcPorteJ lY a Ereat "any, that the jsumner, ami their pursuers, at Rainsb
J mortality never has been so great in any city lOhio. Sumner was shot and badly w
tians which, to say the least of it is a very in
definite postponement. They say they are
"friends of the temperance cause;" yet they
wish to bring on our cily a deluge of liquor.
Thev are astonished that a Liquor Law Reform , .. .. .
" J , . J , J . , 'of them think it is the Plague, if it is, we may
Association should want men in ofiioe who would . . . . . , ,
A u" . , . . look for it here. The bodies burst open und
reform tne liquor law: mey umm cj)wi. m
they were "struck all of a heap" by the awful
discovery which burst upon them last jUond
in the world, in proportion to the population
Altotrether. we never berore saw such a Dun- .
"""b"-1 , . Mien I left home, I did not expect to go nil
die of stupid stuff in one paper-no ,, not even . , ! i .f i
the CourM Did they overlook the lollow.ng
crew would stop also, so I
paragraph in the article they copied from the j M
Washington Union ? for th(J Coiulnbus nna iier ioaU j think
It is our duty as good c.t.zc ns, to subrn. game
iuiet y to what a majority of the people enact i n
in the constitutional legislative assemblies." we lay tip, I will be up to-morrow, and we will
The rijhl of the majority to rule, and the duty 1 be at home once more. If she goes buck, I
f !!,. minority to submit, are fundamental prin- jwill not go, unless they agree to let me off on
The New York correspondent of the Bos
ton Mail, writing on the 5lh inst.,says:
The Legislature ' passed a bill,'confer.
ring a brevet upon all the suovivingoflicers
of the New York Volunteer who did gal
lant service in Mexico, and these Brevets
were presented br Judge Advocate Gene
ral Ward, last Friday night. Col- Burnett,
a gallnnt felow, became a Brigadier Gene
ral, the several Captains became Majers.&e.
Farnworth, of the New York Dutchman,
is n live Major by tho operation.
Consumption op liquors. It appears by (lis
census that the consumption of spirituous liquor
in the United States reaches the enormous quane
tity of sighty-six millions annually, equal to six
gallons for every adult person.
The DAnrmw not Dead tet. The Rev.
Mr. Hanton does net give up the chase. He is
writing a book to prove that there is "a Bourbon
The report that Powers' Greek Slave is
prostrated with the cholera morbus is contradicted.
j" A new apple tree enemy hat made its
appearance in Maine. It is a slender worm
about half an inch in length, and ktriped with
greenish white and dark stripes. When jarred
a Missouri law, not yet in existence, and when they spin down and hang by a fine thread. They
of course nobody knewa what it provisions are move abeut by rapid crawling. They eat leaves,
going to be. They seem to Wok upon the Mis-jbuds and fruit indiscriminately. They are un
souri Legislature as a set of ninnies, at devoid. lit" the canker-worm, er any other known te
of originality as a Chinese tuilor, who always the oldest inhabitants.
exactly imitates the garment he cuts by, patches, Jj Lola Monies celebrated her recent
holes, and all other blemishes. We were teld wedding by challenging a San Francisoo editor
yesterday that the Law of Maine prohibits any to fight a duel.
person from serving on a jury who is opposed jr- weu informed correspondent of the
to the Liquor Law. Thus, if a man were en National Intelligencer savs that a lonir war will
trial for robbery, one of the questions necessary be lhe onlv mcani of procuriDZ communication
the coast. No more.
love to all my friends.
Receive and give my
Your affectionate son,
B. W. S. B.
THE tJNBDEIED DEAD.
The A':w Orleans Crescent of Tuesday, the
ii"s iu the folloiving account of the
tiples in our form of government
The Courier closes with the following para
graphs, which we feel bound to term an outrage
upon common decency. The ministers who
liave participated in this movement have charac
ters which ure happily above the power of
' the Courier to tarnish. The purity of their mo- ,0th inst., brin
lives needs no defense from us : frightful state of things in that city, growing out
The meetings of this Association have all of the great mortality from the Yellow Fever:
lcen held in churches. Are God's temples to On Sunday afternoon information was sent to
be desecrated by political gatherings J1 The the Mayor that numerous dead bodies were ly
more active leaders of the Association are lain- jug 0I1 the ground in the Lafayette Cemetery,
isters of the Gospel. Are these good Christians junburicd, for the want of force to perform the
upon whose efforts in the cause of religion work of sepulture. The Chairman of (he Corn
depends perhaps the salvation of many souls mittce on Cemeteries, Mr. Kurshedt, appointed
about to abandon their holy calling and enter the j by the Board of Health, repaired to the spot a
political arena, to give und receive the fierce j bout dark. Near there he found the '-chain
blows that characterize the warfare of parties ? Igang," which had been employed from early in
Are thev, too, becoming hungry for the pickings iie afternoon in the work of burial, coming a-
. . -ii . t , i ii. n. i .
A desperate fight occurred a few days ago
between a pantf of (tiL'ilivo slaves from
ded, ns were also two of the slaves. All of
them, however, efl'ected their escape.
High Waghs Fon Laiiorkks. Contract
ors on the tirst Division of the Illinois
Central Hail road, north of Cairo, are now
otlering $1 5J per day for laborers. This
is the highest figure ever paid for such
work in this State.
rilII.AI)EI,PIIIA, Aug. 15.
Major T. S. Biiyast, editor of the Wat-
cm Lhioni h Anti-Benton. has been nr..
pointed Marshal of the State of Missouri.
of officer Are they willinjj i aoanuon uieir way, having been unable to inter
. . . Pi... .. i . tlnA 1,1 ! 1 . ,1 I... '
llocks and wander away aur u Birai.c uuu
the desire for distinction und political power ?
We pause for the Journal to reply.
Last Tuesday an Irishman was thrown from
a wagon between this city and the South river
railroad crossing and killed. The horses were
tunning away at the time.
i the bodies.
Axothek Mi riikr. Late on Tuesday
evening, a man by thn name of Christian
Auman, living in tho eastern part of the
city, was arrested on a charge of murder
ing his wife. An investigation of the
case took place before Justices Lee ami
Voeth. It appeared from the evidence
that the prisoner had, for years, been guilty
of '.he most brutal treatment of his wife
that about two weeks aio he pounded and
beat her with one of his boots until she
was compelled to call upon a neighbor for
assistance that this beating resulted in
an illness which on Saturday evening last,
terminated her life. For a week al'Ter this
brutal assault she complained of acute nain
in her side, which exhibited also unmistuke-
to be asked ia impanncling the jury would be,
" What is your opinion upon the Liquor Law?"
This yarn is too absurd to talk about. There is
no such thing in the law i but suppese the
Maine Legislators had been such consummate
donkeys as to insert such a provision in their
law, does it follow that the Missouri legislators
must be fools enough to follow them ?
But the Maine Liquor Law or a Missouri
State prohibitory law is not now the question
before the people of Ilannibid. The question
solely is whether this city shall be rid of the
trafiiic in ardent spirits, by the exercise of pow
ers already granted by the Legislature. This is
the utmost boundary of the question to be dis
cussed before the coming city election.
Returned. Mr. Edward C. McDonald re
turned yesterday frera California.
Mr. CREATII is in town, and will preach
in the Christian Chapel to-night and to-merrow.
The public are invited to attend.
The Alton Courier of the Ifith says that an
honest and respected farmer of that neighbor
hood, Mr. Win. Blclntyre, aged about sixty
years, was pitched out of his wagon, run over
and killed. Ho was intoxicated, and his shout
ing and behavior frightened the horses so that
they ran away. The Courier says "If the
liquor dealer who sold that whisky can feel
easy, he must have a gutta percha conscience."
Rioting Last Niuht. A most disgrace
ful scene was exhibited at tho l'lanteis'
House, of this city, about ten o'clock last
night. Three fellows, notorious bullies, one
or more of them claiming to be pilots or
mates on steamboats but disgracing any
profession by claiming to belong to it
found their way to the Planters' House,
where two thirds drunk, stripped to the buff,
having nothing but their pantaloons on, and
armed, one of them with a large bowie-
knife thev drove the peaceful citizens
UlClli UItlllUIWU lliriil I lie iuuiiis mcy llllf t . t 1 ? J J t C II
their weapons and in-, .Jic, . .
Tj The State of Franklin. It i not gene
rally known that, in 1784, the western poition
of South Carolina seceded from the eastern,
forming a new State called Franklin. Dr. J.
G. M. Ramsey, who has recently published an
interesting history of the State of Tennessee,
has substantiated the fact. The Slate of Frank
lin maintained a separate existence for nearly
four years. It afterwards with other territory,
became the present State of Tennessee.
False Jllarm. The quiet of our peaceable
city was this afternoon disturbed by yells, leud
and often repeated, as if a tribe of Camanche
Indians had invaded the place. Crowds of men
and boys rushed down the streets and up the
alley whence the sounds proceeded, in the full
expectation of seeing bloody bowie knives and
wounded combatants. They seon returned,
however, upon discovering that all the fuss was
about two men wrestling.
x Gne of our exchanges has a story of a
train of cars being stopped by grasshoppers.
The rails were so thickly covered with Uiem
and the cars smashed them up so that it had the
effect of grease on the rails, making the wheels
revolve swiftly, while the train remained sta
tionary. JTJ" The New York Express learns that Mr.
W. E. Burton is preparing an illustrated edition
of Shakspeare's works, which will cost at least
$100,000! The illustrations, it is said, are to
be superior to anything of the kind ever wit
nessed on this side of the Atlantic.
23" The following startling dispatch reveals
an apalling state of affairs in the afflicted city of
New Orleans. A Christian people must be re
duced to a wof ul extremity when they are com
pelled to burn their dead.
Louisville, Aug. IS.
Private dispatches from New Orleans state
uiai mey are unauie to uury au ine oeau uoutes.
lie prevailed on me n, oy promises ot extra pay 'able marks of the violent blows khe had
and a supper, to go back and resume tho work. VeiveJ. The investigation resulted in
On arriving at the Cumetery, he found seventy- th(J commiUal of lhe acugeJ t lh
one bodies h.vina Piled on the ground, swollen ! . J
:llnl hllrfttmrr llinir rnll I n s . lnul pni'.Monnil in r J o
swarms of Hies. The chain gang was set to
work burying them, and by half-past three
o'clock yesterday they were all interred. Or-
AN0THEB SERIOUS EAILE0AD ACCIDENT.
Boston, August 12. There was a col.
lision this morning on the Worcester Iload
1 ..... . 1 ... . 1 !... .1 1 i '-Ji v..
(iers were given, we nave ueen iniormni, y 'u, .., ,i, ..,,!. . r .i
,i . ,i , ,i I Y 3 i between the regular t.& n from this cuv to
the competent authority, that no more bodies ..T . f iu
should be sent to the Cemetery yesterday. Uue . hm V ''v'"'3," -""""b
cause of the pressure on this Cemetery was, as .n- " "? n "porter left, fourteen
we have been informed, the impassable state of bodies had been taken from the ruins.
Li uisa street, leading to the burying ground of Both cl tho engines were smashed. The
St. Vincent de Paul, where there ure sixty engineers were considerably injured by
The Courier proposes to buy a new flag, to
le used for a winding sheet Tor the Journal and
its " isms." We thank the editor for the idea.
For a winding sheet nothing could be more ap-
; .1 n..- i.t r.-' finr u1iib a miner
iu j uio iiiui. vu. v. j o i , , ... i i . . - r 1 1 t
V . , - r ,1 .;- i;i...ri-,P. mnralitv graves uug, and leu uneinpioyeu, in consequence jum ung irom me cars, a newsboy was
dies in defence of the true liberties, morality ui u'lhen jt u 1m) lile'j. Tf ,e PresiJ.nt of lho'Kolld
nd intelligence of the co.mtry. In return tor reported lh;Vt tl le reason why burial could not escaped with but a slight injury. The
the Courier's kindness we suggest vnai us mui- be procured in the i.aiayetie Uemete-y, was be- cause 0 lUt accident is said to be t
tal remains be preserved in a torked bottle of
pirits, bearing the simple inscription " Died
We ure under obligations to Mr. B. W. S.
Ikwen, of the steamer Columbus, In late New
Iorible ! Read the letter in anollicr col
mn, written at Saint Louis to a citizen of this
jlece, and kindly furnished to us for publication.
ul .f rnirs informs us that he
lns by the loiinidf tha'. r. Lindley is
taiely elected from the rural C .trict. tour
duljin? in the most ferocious threats and
The police that gathered in were un
able or aliaid to arrest these daring out
laws, until Mayor How appeared and com
manded them to do their duty. Thereupon
these vulgar and imprudent rioters were
seized and taken to the calaboose. We hope
their punishment may be equal to their
indecent and outrageous behavior
P. S. We have just heard that these
rioters have bee'i arraigned before the
Uty Kecordcr ana lined .ffiu each! in is
result, we are sure, will excite the disgust
and indignation oi everv ono who heard
the particulars of last night's outrage.
Daily Mail. In another column wi
be found the form of petitions which ore
now being circulated, among the citizens
irateresteo in the broposed line. It is to
run from Naples, through Uriggsville, Pitts
field, Barry, and Kindeihook to Hannibal.
lhe early establishment ot this route i
a matter of great importance to the peo
pie ot this County, and we earnestly hope
that no effort will be lacking on their part
to secure the arrangement. Pittsfield Free
ference ot two minutes time in watches'of
cause the Sexton refused to pay more than
twenty cents aeh for digging the graves. This
official gets a dollar from the Corporation for
each body buried, und if from a niggard motive IV,, r: . , a i,., i .1 i, : n.
he failed to have the graves dug, to meet the re- 'possession 0f jfr. Steifller, a butcher, living in
qu.rements of the times, he deserves the most lUc wesleril ,11irt r llie citv. Mcanej from 1,;.
unreserved censure of the community. ; ,lt bL.foro , t . . . , , , . ...
I lie burials have heretolore besn made in tins in . 1nti,rill slrn ,., ,,, ..:i.i
Cemetery in such a care es manner a uloneto wllTe ll0 WM ,e CB r ,iU ex..,Dtu,
produce pestilence, lhe tops ol he collms ;Tlie ,, ul),j wimlowi of lhf ,1()Use ,lai, on
have been sunk no lower than o a level wilh accolml pr tlle excessive sultriness or lhe
the sul fate of the ground, and then covered over wtMit ba -eft wide open, perceiving which,
in the manner of potato ridges. In this silua- 1..:.. ,.;,.,! ..!:..,., ,, (.i,, r 0...1
. lion they w.re, subject to be exposed to the 'slole iul0 l)le rsery, where lay a servant cirl
,t I washings A t.tavy rains, and the sun acting on una ,hice or four thilllr(.n The , fa
not see the point.
We expect a crowded house at the Second
Tresbyterian Church next Tuesday night. Ev
ery one knows Dr. Morton, but it may not be
ojgencrally known that Mr. Lcnnon is an elo
quent und witty speaker. It will be safe to
promise gratification to tlmte who are attracted
by the pathetic or tho fun-provoking, or the
strongly argumentative, us of such materials
will be the feast presented by the combined
O talents of the te speakers. Everybody is in
Vited to attend Mr. Lemiou stated on Monday
tight that he was particularly desirous that thoso
who drink tnd those who sell liquor should be
, ,. ,1 i' j . .,1 k; r. . 1 1 v .1 ' . . , , uppearcu 10 Know exacuy me e lect wine 11
Us nollnne Of the kind ever appeared in IBis ull( burst ,i,e cfl,n, thus tainting the at- ',1,1 rn,., i...-.i...i...'.r i.:. .1
w 1 1 1 1 ar . 1 twT Msiunii-uic ui ills 111 vacui;c, Oll'l
ptper, We are bound to suppose that the above ,nsphere with a putrescence sufficient alone to no Joul)t cilUt:tie(i pleaSlintly over the proposed
WAS intended for Wit, thougll W coulees we 00 k n r-' h" ' Jte. lie placed hunselt in a strong light near
ui. u. mo ....... .. ,1,11 open windowund lacingthe sleepers, heaved
uersons 111 the neiglibarhooil, inhaling lhe rank ,. ,.liir ( Th. .i .,i.;(.i,.n ;
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.III n 1,I 1r1n.fl tin. IMt-.ir I.T fllM ff ..! uhn ... i i w .
ITIUUV.d, ,llUllllv.l tl.v w. .. ...w., ..u
'immediately took active measures for having
the gruves covered with eighteen inches ot ad
dition il earth. Orders have also been issued
to tho Street Commissioner to send bodies to
Potter's field, or to St. Vincent de Paul, und
the gales ol (he l.nlayelte tcmelcry io. J. have j .
brenclosed for the present, except to boJies Yixi.ow Fkvkk at Nkw Ori.ea.ns. This
coming Horn mo l ourin i-istrici. isconrge continues in New Orleans, without
The Mayor, we understand ha. taken he aljameut Tlle number 0r deaths in that
responsibildy of applying remedies to meet lh, ,f . , , twenty.four hours ending .t (i
(lock a. m. on Monday, the 8th, was 2'2S
jdiaiely awoke, and their cries in time brought
to them the older memttcrs of the household.
No ono dared, however, to deal too abruptly
.with the intruder, and it was with difficulty that
his ejection was finally effected. St. Louis
23" The rumors from Europe, threaten war
New Oblbsms, Au?. 11
The fever spreads with fearful rapidity
Many have it whe have already had it. In one
store four clerks died on the same day. Tl
number of deaths en Wednesday were 22, of
which 1SS4 were ol lever.
An exchange informs us that there il a be
ncvolent gentleman in Uoston, who gives twen
ly-five cents for religious purposes every time
he swears! " He lias already d da new
steeple on the Presbyterian church, and is now
engaged in casting up a donation to the Home
Selected for llie Journal.
10 AH ABSKIT ONE.
"Wlien evening snrnd her dewy veil,
And lights tier star's resplendent ray
Ah, then my sinking spirits faill
For then I sigh for ona away.
"'Though cheered by friendship's Under smile,
And circlet! by (be bltilie and gsy
Their mirth no longer can beguile,
The heart which throbs for one awsy.
"The tedious hours prolrici-d roll
I listless sing more listless play)
But memory scorning all control,
Incessant flies to one away.
"And like the statue, still and cold
That only to the sun's warm ray,
Its harmonies weuld yield my soul
Feels de.d to all but one away.
"Tbea dearest one, ah I soon return;
1 eaunot, dare not, bid Hire stay
The lamp of life must cease to burn,
If thus deprived ef one away."
ex'iL'fclicies of the times
Tl... f tlu frtitii..! tin. ili.lin nntli'mrr .nnnn.m.li
....lb ii.nw pr to alleviate tl.a i.reBi.t ire. o! which ivj were liotn yellow lever.
Ling necessities brought ubout by the epidemic ; 1 -h'atli for the twenty hours succeed-
. I r. I ... L.. ' . 1. ,. . .,.,. Ill) nr.ui....i. ll'.l ....... e
Thif however, is attributable more lutytiorutice low fever. S. Lo(is ' 1,
Coroner's Isuest. Tho binly of Mrs
Auman, whose death und the arrest of her bus-,
hnnd, we noticed yesterday, was disinterred on
Wednesday and an inquest held by the Coro
ner and a jury. After a post mortem exami
nation by Dr. Everett and hearing evidenee,
the jury roturned the following verdict:
IJiin.ey v lug.
staving been summoneu uy me coroner oi
Adams county to hold an inquest noun the
body of Dorothy Auman, after due examina
tion we find that the said Dorothy Auman i!auiet"
to her death by a dieuse occasioned by mul
treatment and violence inflicted upon her per
son by her husband, Christian Auman.
. PALPABLE PaJtOOT.
11 'Tis the last Rose of Summer." Moose.
'Ti the last golden dollar,
Lett shining alone j
All its brilliant companions
Are squandered and gone.
No coin of its in tags
lUtlects back its hue
Tliy wenl off in mint juleps,
And this will 40 too !
I'll krep ttiee, thou lone en,
Not loi.g in suspense.
Thy brethren weie melted,
And melt thou to pence)
1 ak lor au quarter,
I'll spend and not spate,
'Till my old Uttered pocket,
Lift ckntlis and bore.
The New York Tribune, in a biographical
notice ef Isaab T. Hopper; relates the following
anecdote : ',
TH DistloiiBst ConfiRt. Upon a eertairf
occasion a man oalled in him with a due bill for
twenty dollars against ad estate he had beet)
employed to settle. Frienel Hopper put it
a Way, saying he Would examine it and atend Is)
it as soon as he had leisure. The rfaah called
again a short lime after, and etsted that he had
need of six dollars, and was willing to give a,
receipt for the whole if that sum were advanced.
This proposition excited Suspicion', arid the ad
ministrator decided in his own mind that ha
would pay nothing till he had examined the pa
pers of the deceased. Searching carefully
among these he found a receipt for the none'
mentioning the identical items, date and circum
stances if the transabtien; stating that a due bill
had been given and lost, and was to be restored
by the creditor wheri found. When the mall
called again for payment, lsaao said te him, in e
quiet way, " Friend Jones, I understand thott
hast become pious, lately.
lie replied in a solemn tenet "Yes; thanks to
the Lord Jesds; I have fodhd out the way ef
"And thou hast been dipped. I hear." con
tinued the Quaker. " Dost thou know JUbmI
Mr. Jones answered in the affirmative. ' .'.
"Well, he also was dipped sometime aere:'
rejoined Friend Hopper; "but his neighbors say
they didn't get the crown of his head Under wa
ter. The devil crefit ihto the unbaptized part'
and has been busy with him ever since. Tea
afraid they didn't get the quite under water. I
mink thou hadst better be dipped again.
As he spoke, he held up this receipt fof
twenty dollars. The countenance of the pro!
fessedly pious man became scarlet, and be dis
akoteu omron cxnwiL
Capt. Win. Gibson, of the schooner Flirt; bal
just returned to New York aftar a long anei
unjust imprisonment in the Dutch East Indies.
The " Tribune" has a loriir account of his ad
ventures, which have been quite romantic. Thai
paper calls upon the Administration to demand
redress from the Dutch Government. The fol
lowing is ah extract from the Tribune's parrs"
Capt. Gibson, being of rather an adventure .
turn, owning his vessel, and not being pressed
for time, resolved to Visit the little Island C
Tristaie d'Acuuha. This island is situated id
about 45 deg. south latitude, aud abeut sidway'
between the Cape of Good Hope and Cap'
Horn. In the year 1811 the British frigate
Pundora struck on a ledge ef rocks near thie
island, on her return home from Bengal, ladeit
with troops. One of their number; Sergeant
Glass, while the troops were being landed, pre
paralory to getting tne ship off the rocks, toott
advantage of the confusion attendant thereon;
and secreted himsell on the island, and the ship
sailed without him. Glass remained here three!
years, subsisting in the meantime on the flesh
of goats, which here abound, and also on shell
fish and roots, liy the expiration w una time
he had succeeded in constructing a beat frees!
drift timber, and other materials; and proceeded
with a cargo of s-oat skins to the Cape ef Good ;
Hope, some i.buu miles distant. Tne time
which he selected for his departure in this frail
craft, was during the prevalence of the westerly
winds. He accomplished his perilous voyage
in safety. After a short residence at Cape
Town, be married the widow of a soldier who
had died at tha Cape J and with his wife and a
negro man, returned to his solitary Island again;
taking with him various implements, seeds, arms .
and ammunition, together with other necessaries)
which were liberally furnished him by the mer
chants sf Cape Town. Here tie good eoupUi
carried oilt the injunction, "increase and multi
ply. I he result of their marriage was acres)
daughters, who, in the course of time, were
married to men from American whalers, whe
occasionitly touched at the Island. These eeas
in-law of the old man, in compliance) with a law
that he had made, that " ne son-in-law of hie
should leave the Island," settled down, end
proved as prolific as did the orignal couple, sd
that the population how amounts te eighty-four
children, grartd-phildret) and great-grand-chikl-ren.
Since the Island has first been settled kf
G'ass, death has never visited one ef it inlaabi-
LATER FROM NfcW OlLfiA&
Yellow Fever on tke Ts-rrewn
New Ontkanst August 15.
Total deaths ir. the last 21 hours 213; el
yellow lever 1S7 and bad as evea. Weath
So saon may I follow,
Warn friendships decay )
And frera beggary's last dollar,
The diinej drop away !
When the Mains law ia passed
And the groggeries sink,
What us would be dollars,
With aothinf to dtiuk ?
New Obleans, August 16.
Total deaths in last 24 hours 232; ef yellow
r ..i. . 1 1 11 1.
jiever jw, mis emuraces an reporiea unaer uie
I latter head.
I Tutal number or deaths the last week, 1,532;
,by yellow fever 1.3C9.
I The Howard Association has taken in eharge
Ithrce thousand in four weeks; and expect to'
1 nave ,uuu, ai a cosr. ol !JiIU eac.1.
. Many of our mercantile houses close at three
The store of Kendall, Yeo St Co.. with its eon-
tents; was destroyed by fire last night.
NEW DRUG STORE:
m DK. R N. ANDKRSOX, has ) eawa nd
SrTTVXl "ill kiwp coDatMll; om haa a Uteoal A:tort-
i j3 Drags, Medicines, Paints, Oil;
Li Wl TarnD,tra-tiuir. V.'i1o Qlua. epteek fae-
fuawry, &oy, Jli ko, aad ry oike aritoU aaaallj kept
ia a ll.ue Slur. Theet ariieiee kara k aeteoted fee turn;
In the third district, tlie reported and otlicul uJ t,, wahkam tSe.wyarncUauM j bim, U
lie doom pi w tk O i w.d ef Ulahsl aa If aUa,a Ualat
trel, 0.p.n tb Cily llul.
liaaailMl, July yi, 14-U3wl '
returiis give Liudley a majority of 152 votes.
We are in receipt of the "Ladies' Christian
Annual," a very interesting monthly, published
Sola a F.ci.trst im 1S34. On Friday, the
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S(Uin oi May ; ne., mere win oean e -.ipse rlli Welnll; . J.. Challen. editor,
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a portion el both will be .r.u'r:
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