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- A NEW PAROWfJ
Snnmxied in have be"1" by Hor
ace Oreeieiiacefiu return frdm the Plul-
adelphin Convention. Hy. ;. ; , A
rm sitting in my roo Harry, -t.
- Once-yon set by ojr de; ;Ct ' '
On a bright far morn not ionggff , '
' . When first you were my pride-,
Our. cause was spreading far and-wid ,
" . --Our larks' tang tond and high.
UTht smilewM on thy' lip, Hrry, a ,
s0& h White flouie 'innVye.;
The place isvgreadfehMged Harry,"
KedaynJt bright as then,
6urwlarks" tad notes are in my ear, .
: : And you are beat agafitl f -
iBat I miss the soft list 6f tliy name,
... j Oace strong, . but.now so weak,
.And I Itill keep Csfning for the word,
: :yu never more may keep.
"This but a step down yonder street,"
fcn'tjur Fthr,'Hiittt stand- near ;
Ve Hall where ones' we met, Harry,
V I ee thf door from here ; .' !
. fBattfw PaVkgates now are shut, Harry,
ThsyVe" laid you, 'darling, on the shelf,
Scott, Webster, and the rest.
- very lonely now, Harry,'
I've scearcely a friend, .
:An3 the only few that's left me now, '
? i'rAre the few the bolters" send;
Andyou were all I had, Harry, '
" f- J My darling' and my pride,
And there no one left to word for now,
. r; Since you, p jor Harry, died. :;
I'm bidding yon a last' farewell,
'My Harry, kind and (rue,
li grieves my heart to give yon np,
, As well as Sward, to: . -
'. - $9i fa Zafcsftliart ciiarms for all
' 8ncas ir wrftleh there "
Bu, an ! I'll not forget lhe jet
, ; Once bright, now fallen star.
And often these grave old wall,
vi'll sit,' and shut' my eyes, '
My heart will fly to Ashland dear.'
' Where my poor Harry lies; ' " '
I'll think I see thy noble form,
With joy stand by my side, ' "
The spreading cauie, the bright fair morn
- When first you were our pride.' :
Vt)L. 4 LOUISIANA, PIKE COUNTY, MISSOURI fUYr UGUSTM; 1848jK?' NO. 1
No," fays Mose; ubrinjg e gun ; th
woods ari full of eqmirety wft niglit kill
a dozen, walking the two miles?v .:
. , The. road Jed along.r the! "creek bank.
Aaron was in a browf ftufy,;,tliinking of
May. Mose ws looking u;nth tree tops
and among the busheaj anxirfns for a pop at
9wm-s-r t -vien. fiiK)wconcMaesujsaereacesioi
est of pfacestlo far? do
"Lt a leave ine-Tdad arbrt, and go to the
bend of the creek,said Moej' "ItVso out-
of theway, nobodjVer distirbsit.y Ve'U
see something heittSiyfiv;f..iVf-?
And tlipy did. Let it bedfcted, j6ly25S.
Sh! hissed Mose, thVougji Iti teetL '
What is it? asks Aaron,'rousd litUe.
Mose put his hand to bis earl v
Ducks the biggest kini!
This time o' year!
I see eml
An Incident of Uit War. Dai following
is ihe extract from letter from New Or
leans, published in the Philadelphia Ledg
er: You will -remember that Gen. de la
F tkn : prisoner at his -battery in
" the first battle on the Rio Grande that
- tlierf Duncan's bilUry and his opposed
aachather in mortal fight Now it is re
markable that on the morning of odr e vae
HaUopof the .capita'Gen. de ' la 'Vega
.jeomraanded the Mexican battery tha" sai
nted the Mexican flag on iU rising to float
r agaUiaveT the palace.1 Thus the batteries
of thai w men which -first opened upon
each'btn'er alt the; war's'- commencement in
in aauty the'nalional salutes in the city of!
M'xico, in Jont, 1848,! at the war's end-'
'"'""iff 7"ikL!.j 'i.'?Z'::--u.. V.-i.v-'
fftptrote .Bue tTighiln.. Bradford
county, Ohio, recently, -two boys, sons,: of
Seth Manas, one about fifteen years of ege,
.e.', f ?en; awoovered large
f;t .boose,, got gunand in com
. with his younger brother, pursued the
.'. "ntil theyovei'topk t,; when ill gun
5' - MJ8' wounding tha bear in the
; - aW;tha bear end Ihe fomiger boy be
- eaaia engaged in close quarters. Seeing
; - .U6ran 10 lua- asfiiianca or nts
5 trstaerrwhrttha bear hit him blow which
y bocl ii Um downtbd tW biirldo bbyi'
W ; j.w-- O " - .
iiUt Hiydead whila bo!21fif IpCti'Ss nw bit youtlireing gnofl' ioolgg
;'Jrtfito!' were ..Uy imUteS bW94
1 -? 'Mosai walmaelt jar-Mbaa bi'ebuslnl
ir Aafa85i8da4sireth a;;faMw : T:t:rw oBi-.-tbat
The following ftoryWhichweTTave late
ly seen in print, is worth repeating t "":
A man, who had recently become a vo
tary to Bacchus, returned home one night
in an intermediate state of booziness; that
is to say, he was comfortably drunk, but
perfectly conscious of his unfortunate situa
tion. Knowing that his wife was asleep,
he decided to attemnt aininr him hA with.
i I r f5
but disturbing her, and, by sleeping off bis
inebriation, conceal the fact from her alto
gether. He reached the door of his room
without creating much disturbance, and af
ter ruminating a few moments upon the mat
ter, he thought if he could reach the bed
post, and hold oh by it while he slipped out
of his apparel, the remainder of the feat
ould be easily accomplished. Unfortun
ately for the success of his scheme, a cra
dle stood in a direct line with the post, a-!
bout the middle of the floor. Of . erarse,
when his shins came in contact wits the
aforesaid piece of furniture, he pitched
over it with a perfect looseness, and upon
gaining an erect position, ere an equili
brium was established, he went over it back
ward in an equally summary manner.
Again he struggled, to his feet, and went
head forembstover the bower of infant bap-
puiess. At iengin wiin me niui laii. nis
pauence was exnaustea, ana tne obstacle
was 'yet to '"be overcome. In desperation
he cried out to his sleeping partner 4 Wife!
wife! How' many cradles have you got in
tlie house ? - il'vtf fallen over fivz atd here's
another right afore me 1 ! I Siifiice it to say
(hat his wife was by this ' time completely
awake, and a curtain lecture ensued, which
rang in his ears for many a succeeding day.
, DUCKS IN SUMMER.
An inimitably' impudent; tort of a wag
writes a most barefaced kind of story to the
Nf v York Spirit Ha cansmself MSta!,l
and ihe ' adventure ' wld'cfr he'' relates, he
sweanl loa the tuth off ' it Jiappeped , to a
coupie oi jouniz irienavoi ins:
...-U5iJ 1 " Ti '! J "I'?''? i1
Aaron was a au, swapping ieuow, near
' 'Give me the gun!'
Ne couldn't think of it!1
WeII, blaze awiy!-Uiey'H flj if you go
nearer. t '. ' ; .
The buahes are in the way, says jlose,
bringing the piece down from I'Jbis !iouWer.
Shoot, anyhow!' insisted, Aaron; Impa
tiently. ' ' "
Oh, Lord! OA, Lordlerird Mose, urn-
ing pale as death, and dropping the gun op
the ground. ' ' .
What's the matter?' said" Aaroni running
' the girb in a-icimmnsrP
Let's climb up the tree!! "Mose, being
the lightest, gave the gun to Aaron, and
climbed far out on a branch over tiie creek
and got into a squirrej'a neit, juiron wasn't
It was a pretty sight, ja cfnrse. ' You've
read about the nymphs, syrecs, and so forth?
They couldn't compare.
There was a louder noise than usual a
mong the unconscious bathing beauties.
Aaron stretched his already elongated
neck, at the same time hitching the gun foi
ward. Unfortunately, the trigger caught
in a vine, ana it went oa with a more deaf
ening report, it seemed to the parties than
ever echoed from a caunon's mouth. It
was the climax of the adventure. Mose
tumbled, from excitement, plumb into the
creek, between Sue" and Polly. "The eals!
they dove madly, strangled, and put up the
bank. They robed in a twinkling, but not
one with her right dress on. . Aaron dashed
into the woods. . Theresas a terrible scream
as he ran right into their midst.. All split
in different directions, and came dropping
in one after another, at Mose's mother's. .
The boys took long turn into the woods,
and did not get back before night. They
said they had been deer hunting, and hadn't
seen the creek. ' The girb app 'eand to be
lieve them!,,. f : .-. .--; . i ;; 7 '
, PATHrrjCjAn Ohio. , paper says The
heart-broken indlvldaaly euppjoied t be the
author of the foPowtnJIei, was'seeh ear
ly, last Saturday morning, with -card of
gingerbread' under.his arm, walking rapid-1
ij ipwarus ue nesery tunn .nas uoi
beenjieard of since r vv. . ;
But sickness and affliction is trials sent ;
By the will of a wise creation
And always ought to be underwent,
With f trtytude and. resignation, i.tfi.
Tlien mourn not for your pardners death,
But t submit, endeyver ; ' . - I. V
For sposen she hadent a died la spon,
She couldent a uvea forever.;'
commanded the i
and they obeyed I
GEN: TAYLOR NO TERRITORY, (evening, withMose'a sisttrRgeline. triiiess beautiful."
Thtfhig papers attempted to palm off Mose goes off early.Satvday, to let Aaron nd. witli his
upon their readers the impression that Gen. now. Aaron was ior running over to his j'f,"
Taylor, was opposed to the acquisition of
Mexican territory. They must be insincere
and dishonest in this, for they cannot hare
forgotten, the letter of Gen. Taylor to. Gen.
Gaines, in. which be says : . ' ; ,
. '! do not intend to carry on my operations
(as previously stated) beyond Saltillu
deeming it next to impracticable to do so.
It then becomes a, queftion al to .what is
best, to be done. " ' It seems . to me, the most
judicious course to be pursued on our part
would be to take poweseion, at once, or the
line we would accept by negotiation, ex
tending from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pa-
cific, and occupy the same or keep what
we already have possession of, and that
with Tampico, (which I hope to take in the
course pf the month, oi as soon as I can get
the means of transportation,) will give us
all on this side of the Sierra Madre, and as
soon as I occupy Saltillo will include SIX
OR SEVEN STATES OR PROVINCES,
thus holding Tampico, Victoria. Montery,
Saltillo, Monclova, Chihuahua, which I
presume ben. , Wool has possession of by
this tune,) Santa Fe and California and
say to Mexico, 'Drive us from the country!
throwing on her the responsibility and ex
pense of carrying on an offensive war : at
the same time closely blockading all her
ports on the Pacific and the Gulf. A course
of this kind if persevered in for a short
time, would soon bring her to her proper
senses, and compel her to sue for peace-
provided there is a government in the coun
try sufficiently stable for us to treat with,
which, I fear, will hardly be the case for
many years to come.' ,
dWeS to C t:
in formed that ' in rt"
omWr of rankYfifl cKi
isa.Eowe'r ftfjfy f-.
1 neve se'en-and' ."ever I14 . 'r
their jwrriaseaVert, tjwdered.ll j
restqf ed to'th'earrrsrtn, fief -
ipossemiinn mepcooM tJnpe !-" i -:-i VV t-r -
.t PriFrnktinthenarose,ki,ea tf) reefVmntieT twW fc&X,
usual signified, .simplicity.jmanded a court pf inqiTiry Thf iefQri eff.-Zr
Washington, the Joshua wholthafconrt xfiio(ed ' Mfiix 9U?Ar,i
sun and moon: to $tand still L.' innnne'ne' - was' cJe'staiid'' maiii&st i Dtf ji-l,'
him.,',.".; .'.yy;: v- the conrt commfitediaii oivJoMa
GEN. PILLOW!S DEFENCE.
Gen.- Pillow's 'defeaea isa triuintAant
vinoicaiinn oi every cnarga idbuq sgsinsi
him by Gen Scott.' Iwdeed, it t appears to
us and it pains us to make such an allasion
to the tharactr of Gen. Scott that these
charges were foundedrin ?beer malice and
portlmg. bgiy ;wtk''rioto
t pointy! out the eroY to' (5
asked ftinitd refer' the, eaiel b(
rection. He.refQf edta do so, -'1 iPi
from"his. dec.iswnld my kpvrTJmeBt,.-
u. ' 'rl
viction of the facts, to gratify and
I knew that owing to the. high military
reputation and great weight of character
which Gen. Scott enjoyed, any controver
sy between him and myself must be very
unequal , that however much I might be in
the right, I had nothing to gain and every
Long, alter1 Gen Washington's jrictoris
over the Treneli and English had rendered
hit name familltar to all Euf opeDrl Frank
lin chanced to dina with Ertglish an French
ambassadors, when, as nearly at we can re
collect the words thefollowing hiasis werfc
Stmkt By flie Br'itish'iimb'ass'adnrEng-;
taaioVthll vtirtwhbieubrlgfi tim e'nligjiten
and fwetlfv" tha remotest corners . of "the
earthV Jha French ambaMadbr,' glowi ig
with jDationalrmda; but jteo pnlt dis
anim ilia uroriou's toasts drank-4-4 France.
atba tfoon whviia Bild'jteadyaha cheering
rupture witfi him, shown ia my effort to se
en"? the interposition of Gen. Quitman, in
whose high sense of honor and cluvalnc
bearing I place much confidencd. , 1
At the end of the correspondence be
tween Gen- Scot and myself, it was mani
fest that his friendly feelings, towards me
had undergone a change. Being confined
to my bed by a recent wound, and General
gcott having failed to do me the honor to
call on me as I requested, I could not ob
tain a perronal interview with him, and not
knowing or suspecting (he influence which
was at work, I sent to. Mr. Trist, whose
high official position, and as I thep believed,
friendly relations both with Gen. Scott and
myself pointed Um out as the most suitable
person to bring about a reconcilation be
tween us,1 and deiired his mediation.' The
result uroved that I was verv 'unfortunate
in the selection of a mediator, for whatever
" ability" he may have for diplomacy in na
tional affairs, he certainly has shown very
little in social; ' at least his art fs not in
"pouiingoSi upon the troubled waters," for,
ma aeveicpmenu ot mis investigation nave,
according to his own s1iowing,axhibited on
his part a degree ot perfidy, depravity, and
wickedness, almost without a parallel.
In justification of these remaiks, I need
only refer to the . misrepresentations of the
object of1 that interview to his agency Jn
the use made of the private note accorapa
n ying tlie package of letters, in bringing'
about this prosecution to . bis agency, in
procuring the r reamer paper and the e
ha made of.it, and of his pliant tool Frea
nr to 'his infamously false and abusive
letter to Secretary Buchanan, to destroy
me with the Government to Senator Djx,
to defeat as he Says, my nomination befoVe,
the senate and' his unblushing fasehoSaY
voluntarily put forth, and disclosing pre
tended private conversation, which I have
shoWn to be, in point of fact, pnre fabrica
tions of the basest character : all of .which
are sworn to with a degree of coolness al
most commanding admiration.' 1 .
t While I do hot hesitate in believing" thai
tnisnonesi iago" ai me oouom pi ..inis
conspiracy against me and by his falsehoods
and intrigues, lias exercjsed an jnfluence
over Gen.' Scott, which by poisong h'u feel
ings aod blinding his. judgment, precipitat
ed him. into a serjes of wrmgj, oppression
and Unjustice agilnst me ; ' yet Jt can not
hold guiltless who Suffered ' the'pa.wer audi
influence of his exited station to be thus
kied and abused, "This seriei of wrongs
began by the abrupt termination pf sr cor
rcsjiuiiucncv iiiuuuuueu . yj wen oruii,
desiring alterations1 in my ofifclal' reports
rhlle be suuresse'dl etttf slr.jjSy 'as
e case.of .myrmt,, v,?i.:.'y '.--:-V' -;?)i--1
In t he meanrt ynS, n e. Issued GtnttQf ;."
ir1 Hat 349 in which he denounced W is i
theauthsV of tfte Leo'niias )etterv'with;nnf '
fing rcvself, and manglaptjy' excludaW;
the Jtrntlfpf history j'i lhns coodemnig;-aav
unheard and without triak andnslnirt Ihi V
power and influnT'lus.; official' 'atilaK.- t'j.7
ao4,bigb coram jndV to' degfadfand &ffo& '''ti:?::-?:$
lows. ; . r -.i'--
iHavinu tliut' met these "' chargaa of the
prosecutor, and shown myseil innocent at I
every accusation brought against me, it re-J
manes for. ma to ' take a glance at the con
duet anj motives of my accuser. i' ;V !r47i-
'That Gen. Scott waa-ona kmdly dispos
ed in his fe.eltng towards tne, I entertain
no doubt. ;. I believe 1 possessed hit entire
confidence, and certainly did to-some ex
tent possibly, too in a? greater degree than
I had a ; right to expect r out surely not
greater than was .warranted by my zeal and
fidelity, - v y. "..? ,?y--;-J &yys
He placed me in positions of crt -
sponsibilityi and devolved npon ma' high
and important duties,'" wiucli-1 spared no
time I enjnyd-'thttdtislatfo
lieving I had MWH nrj .asofcaMe.KMW
expectation. ' 'i1 SJ C '
' For these acts of kindness, evincing sol
much cansideraUon, it war naturae and pro i
per that I should' feel grateful to uenerH
Scott, and such were sincerely rny feelings.
u .u. . i J. T I. i
iieh a.a? taas v sreaKa. uunucaaiuii si uiaua u eaawr . m t, , . . - , - - i- t. -s y.'ts:
" .1 rf-" W A - kl A. hi . -'I.. ' .
tering my oficial reportf. gainst my
ConCUI-j . r.v. vT!;r" ".-"; .ttw i;::..
me. ,He preferred .cnargeat againsew-j
oroaslv 'falsa and - caliimuious sr Dlwd .tsx
th govenwnent for a cburtmartiai tixe 1 -0hr
trial and wheit'arcourt was ordered te vnj ; .c .'i
tioh while in the very act of jfithdrawalji,"v i ' 1
in effect, reiterated the truth of his phsiges,..
and sought to fix! more Jodelibly tha stain.
the sam jFrna to deprive' pe oC all pfffii''rs..iXri
tanimouWeaUeiM.fliiaatk';::Aia it u..fc' J.?'
He erosecuied this easeaalf I, exea
murderer, and a fit tobjecl for tw gallpLwte iMTju'.
manner, w iniunioBte jbjs.wiijcc, n-: . - v-, 5
crash mwbY.tbo e'igHiii: l?--f
;rprcariey ten .monvnmy3ciacia. f ..f -j J J
to the other.. JJiuwgloaY,.!!!.? PfJ'i-. .VS:''.
time I was in! the presence ot the, eaemy v j
figliting.the battles of my nntry, ar ifftja3
capital, awaiting.trial on. charge fireferre.
against me by tlie prosecntor, mera ssaej
from. hie jcamp," nay, Iroror.'bis very noScei.
not only with hif Itnowiedge,: hot with : bifb ;'
own ' sanction and .appropriation,ra falseij '.
calumnious andsayage aijicle,, written bj i4:
the chief of but own stafi, and tent forth tor n ',
the, very purpie of prejudicing the.publi . -:i,tr'. j
mind, already much abused, stIU further tf .Z-.'
gainst me, uui vnusiag iv y iirciumcw a
meriU of these; Very bsves.. Atftbis lwiv''c.??
I borne in silence; andif not with the meekr-i
ness and ratlgnation of. Christian at least 0 '1
with the' subordinaUon-whloli becomei j,
soldier. . '-"s,--:i 'm: .t;:-.i.,i.l v.r-
I will not trust myself to remark noon thf, ,4
foresroin? recital, nor does it require, thati ,.
should, I submit the oakadi fact to, thl
court,, and the consideration aiiirom,-,
and candid mindswithout one word of qdqH;" i
ment- s Had the prosecutor jead bUtsrt4V.
advantage, he would have learpe,d tbatnsXT
remembrance of ' the recent aehieymentavvi
of giir gallsat army will b.aociafe4itjb' :;
l ? ' 1 r. .1 .f M -
OIS ZlIDQ.ICUIg HiCT WIS HKHIUJJ JH.Kf (mum
names shall have passed away, aadsa" -';
his o wn Yalta and iollief are forstotertir
r. inao.nisiory moygnf niw.in-ww wrvj
wight ha vf
unpleasant task f of exhibiting;
' ilji insirucHoiia nut y veTJn.w 'ta:,
;,I might bave, teener iAriU i
unpleasant task) of exJubiting;. Uii'1
pd injijstice b.has; heaped UfQO( "1. iff .ii
'Countrymen - might have be ' r ' jfmt, i''4::J:-
ien spared thecpns)SVr.i.i- ;T'j'j.iiVi.
have been spared the coasejj
I have. now done this cas goes dntoEijM
my hands into those f the 'oottrtnnabeJ-r "5. vr Ef
fort a just, and, I Jrnsf,impartiai psjjjwi t 3 r,V
in the decision of botb I ahnlti- - r-Sy. 1?tC?'VC
will .say "Speak of e9 : iow::i!f
extenuate, nor set doarneiv,
Let this just mla be obsereu
is my faith in the?"oraipotehc
I submit my ease wttb xtt
' 5 -."5 - -C
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:..r -. ' .
...Respectfollyinbmittedi'J - -..' "t -Hft '
; ? ioaynne KetdalHin ajclif r Jr-:i arWrir ;S
writes that the Crowit JneXIrV.J
fled .IgndmlRrously' from Bn?otofeVW(