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What ha become of the "Wutir Cure" and
"Phrenological" Journals? Wo hate not re
ceived the lust throo numbers. Blackwood and
the Reviews are also behindhand.
A man was stopped and examined yesterday,
who was supposed to answtr the description of
a criminal who broke j:iil ut Richmond, R.iy
county, Mo , on Friday, April 29. h. The de
scription filled him with the exception of one
cr two particulars: and as it was supposed therr
were not euflicient grounds for detaining him,
he was set a' l.hrrty.
The horses in the Palmyra hack ran off yes
terday. No person injured, we believe.
On Saturday, a Yankee pr.tU.tr a real, genu
ine, and worthy representative of itis race, put
np his horse for sale. Tho horft' hind legs
were not sound something the matter wi'h
them and the notion-dealer wanted to gt rid
ef him. A gentleman topp-d up who wished
to purchase, and requested to look ut him. The
horse was paraded before him very (.lowly ami
carefully. He did not like the looks of his h.nd
legs, but agreed to take him if the pedlar would
insure him. The owner of the hcisedvcw up
a warranty bill of sale, ensuring the '-four legs
and feet," but spelt it fore." Titus the t'ure
legs and feet only were insured, while the un
sound hind legs were left to their own res-pon-
The June number of "OanM's Maoacink"
hasbeen received. As usual, it abounds with
useful and instructive, as well as interesting
matter. This number closes a volume, and nil
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MEMORIAL OF IKMFSKAHCK.
RT t. liicotsg.
What hat. become of that "one-horse town
with stern-wheel prospects," anil its Captain,
John Wood? Wc itava heard nothing; from that
quarter for soma lime. Hannibal J.mr.
Come up, Clemens, and see for yourself.
We'll how you the "town" with tears in your
cye! Wo will even condescend to introduce
you to Capt. Wood." So crtmo on board be
fore the last bell rings, and the plank is hauled
in. Quincy Whig.
Wait a minute! Wo like you Quincy people
first rate, when you are civil and quiet, and
don't try to "gouge." your niglibirs but we
want to Know what port you jtre hound for, be
fore we get aboard.
We don't want to risk t.to much; but will nc
rent the invitation, and, some of thte fine days
will venture aborad and look around a little.
Cun't xyait. Glad to bear that you are so fond
ef us. You won't "risk" anything by coining
aboard. We shan't attempt "to "gouiro" you.
Ou tho contrary would like to show (Verneim-n.
We are bound for the port of Prosperity. Give
us an early call, end you can then clast yourself
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among uioso wno nave "Decn to plaees and seen
things." Voh will find us "civil and quiet,"
and the more you know of us the better you'll
"Then haste, maiden, haste!" Quincy
Fatsl Arrsav. The Shelbyville (Tenn.)
Expositor ot the 4h learns, verbally, that a dif-
fioulty took plaoi tho other duy in the edge of
Lincoln county, between a man by the name of
ivicnaruson, ana ins son-in-law, Uartlett. It
seem that they differed about some pigs got to
fighting, and in the engagement Bartlett struck
Richardson a blow on the head, fructurinsr his
t.. .. !. ... . r .
skuii. in return xucuaruson blabbed Bartlett
with a knife, and it is reported that they have
both ainco died of their wounds.
To Cute a a Rvwtv IIoassTThrew an
septy flour barrel at him. Green cotton urn
Irellas srt also good, but not Hlways soaVcessible
Omnioi ov P.ARI.T Wairtas. Fifty years
before drunkenness became a prevalent sin in
England, and while the common beverage were
alo and beer, Sir Walter Raleiph gave it us his
deliberate comiclion, that "till the crime on
enrth, cle net destroy so many of the human race,
nor alienate so much property as drunkenness."
In tho celebrated drama of Samson Agenistes,
dictated by Milton, is shown tho abhorrence ol
England's greatest poet, to the uhq of intoxicat
O'i nisdnei-s, to ItiinK tbe me of atrenge.tt v ine,
At d s'fi'iiett 'f ii.k. ntirchiel'siipi'uil fttritlili,
Whi-n (ioil, wiili lltiie forbitlJert, male tlntira to
His milily cliaipion,slron( lnym,.! roinpaie,
WlionJtiiiK was only from the tin pi J btiioK.''
nr. nainuti junnson, thoii -ii in early liic nn
excessive wine !rinker, bore ampin testimony
to the necessity of total abstinence. '"I can be
cointirdf, toil not temperate, l.e ..s wont to
say, revealing in one sentt tiee tlie wlnd-i secret
id' lite teinper.tnce relortniiiion. A gentleman
on ono loctsion in.tint'.inin;' lite necessity of
wine to improxc the conversation, Dr. Johnson
immediately replied, ' No sir; belt ie dinner,
menmeetwitltgre.il iiieipitltiy of understand
ing, and those w l.o err conscious ef their inferior-
i'y have the modesty not to talk; bill when they
have di unk w ine, cery man Id is hinist lf ' um
forlablc, and loses that modesty, and grows vo
ciferous." Addison, Cnwp.-r, and Dr. Vounu. I'll raised
their voice niinst ihe mous'.vr, us they saw liim
gradually gaming greund, i.nl '.umpire like,
sucking the blood ot the English nation.
Jl'i! ;he m:m who m.tst bohily and persever
ingly buttled iho enemy in that i.i;e, was the
i'tiloinita'ilo Wesley. E.ily impressrd wiih
religious sentiment, rtid rt in.ii k.tbl y tilistrm!.
ous, even wl.tl.' a sM.b i.t in ihe prutiig.ti! tuii-ver-ity
of O.'nr ', ins liciicvtdcrt heart W:.s j
p.ii.. .! vvl.tti l.e l.e, amen public reformer, lie
iv tl.a: i lie t'.-eaiot tdiNt.nde In religious refer-1
iiihihui was h und in the iee of ii.;cmperam.-e. '
When he beeatii'.! ihe he.id ot' it last increasing
sect of Cl-.risti ins, his 7 al was most indelatiy.i-
lilo in eradicating the lnl appeariince of this
vice among hit members, 1." l u sleo ii.to his
chapel a moment in Ciiy Roa-I, I, on 1 ,n. Ho is
preaching n sermon on- " I'hc I sc o . ,.n,"
ll is a strict economist, and knows hitw to
make calcnLuions. Wo hear his clear
"Neith r may we gain by hurting our neigh
bor in his body. Therefore, we may not sell
anything which tends to impair health. Such,
is eminently all ihe Ihjuid tire t-ommunly called
drams; or spirituous liquor."
"All who soil in the common way, to any
that will buy arc poisoners gtmrnl. They mur
der His Majesty' subject by wholesale, neith
cr doth their eyo pity or spare. They drive
them to hell like sheep; and what is their gain?
Is it not tho blood of inenP A curse is in the
midst of them; the curse of God cleaves to the
stonss, tho timbers and the foundation or them.
The eurse of God is in their gardens, their
walks, their groves, a firo that burns to their
nethermost hell. Blood, blood is there, the
floor, the walls, the roof, stained with blood er
mons." Nor was he content with preaohing against
the evil in all its departments. Ho instituted a
rule inlho discipline far the government or the
Methodist societies, making cnlire abstinence
from all alcoholic drink as a boverace a test of
membership. This rule was continued and en
forced among the Wesleyans during hi life
It vn incorporated into ihe discipline of the
Methodist Episcopal Church in the United
States, and constituted the entire bodies of
Methodists in the old and new world, temner.
ance societies, on the principle of entire absti
nence iroin araciu spirits. .
Tho crriginal rule of Mr. Wesley, was inoor
noratcrt in iho (.oneral Rules of the E.ielish
lt.il..J:.i I? io -
mviiiuui.i in tiw, inincse worus:
(To hi ContinifJ.)
F.-oin Chicago Eve. Journal.
TerriW Kaiaaora oa tat Kaw Hsvea Railrsad.
Below we give the heart rending details of
m "PP.""'"? catastrophe which occurred on tho
New York and New Haven Railroad on Friday
morning lost, copied rroin New York paper
received in advance of the mail this morning.
The loss of life occasioned, it will bo seen, ii
unapproached by any aooident in the history of
t!iruu mm cmcracci a iiuraDer ot the most
prominent of the medieal piofewnea of New
tmktLiMi itiiiMLijl.iHLiiti..'Lii'i;LJ,..i-i.-t -MUiJ.'J"'i
The train. consUUnir of four nassontrcr ear,
jwo baggage car, engine and tonder, left New
i em at a. oeing uie vpres nor tor iw
Haven and Bostons having on board about two
At INorwalK, 44 roue uisiani irom new
York, the road crositi a bridge with a draw 43
feet in breadth.
About half past tin in the morning, William
Harford lowered tho signal and opened iho draw
bridiro to allow the steamboat Pacific to pas
through for New York. Scarcely had tho
steamboat cleared lite bridge, ami Lriere time
was allowed for tho bridge-master to close the
draw again, round came thecxpro-s train ut full
speed, estimated a running thirty miles the
hour, and in an instant tho locomotive bounded
off at tho end of the bridge, striking against the
opposite abutment of the draw, and burying
itself In iho river. The tender, baggage car
and two of the passongcr cars, and one-half of
another, which wa broken in two, were precip
itated into the water, which, it being high tide
at the time of the accident, was twenty-five feet
Many citizens of Norwalk witnessed the op
proch or the train, and some of litem called out
to tho engineer to atop, a lliey foresaw tho dan
ger; but no heed wa taken, aad from iho apecd
.it which the locomotive was then going, it was
impossible to stop in season to prevent the ncci
dent. The engineer, whose nutno it Edward
Tin ker, beholding tho danger, jumped off the
criuie and escaped with a bnken leg and tome
bruises. 1 no titeinen, nrakcmcii and buggsge
masters, followed his example.
I'd to six o'clock of iho evening of tho disss
ter, tho bodies of forty-six passengers h id been
From the New York Tribune,
Cant. Rennrd, ot the steamboat Pucific. to
pas which the fatal draw-bridgo was raised,
stysr-We had not about thirty or forty yards
from the draw when we heard ihe cars coining
at full speed. , Tho draw wa wide open ami
lite ball was down. This ball is used fwr a sig
nal. When it is un it signifies that all is ricl.t
The locomotive was under such headway m hen
it ran oil tliut iicture it reuclicil the water i
struck tho abutment on the opposite side a dis
tanne of about sixty feet! The tender, baggage
ear, and two mail cars came next. Two passen
ger curs w ent into iho opening, on top of what
had preceded litem; tho third broke in tho mid
dle, and hall of it'went down. In this third car
two were killed outright, and many more were
hurt. One beautiful young girl, about sixteen
years oi l, bail iho hack of her head knocked m
There was one child, about month old, and
many other children, killed. The engineer and
firemen of ihe train, when they taw the ball
down, jumped oil' brforo the ears reached ihe
Eitrr.ctn cf I titer from rauougcrt.
The dead Uy in rank, their
ficet gleaming horribly, as lamps w ero carried
along to enable the newly arrived stranger to
Itscovcr win titer their wives and children or
parents, or brothers, or sisters, were uinona
. i. i , ... r
mem. i nave very irequeniiy seen uutl men
and women, but never before so frightful on
exhibition. The male were in one lareo
rude apartment, and the females in another, and
both were dark, except a lighted fitfully and
imperfectly by candles and hunps, of which the
rays could scarcely penetrato more than an
arm' length from iho b holder. Every house
in the village is a hospital. Every family is
('evotcd te the caro of the suffering and the dy
I learn that there wa no crying ns appar
ent excitement at the time of the catastrophe
T.'..AH.. I , . i .i 1
Statement of Thomai Ilicfo.
Mr. Thomas Hick, the artist, w.ia i.
first car with Mlii King of this city.
occupied a teat within lour of the ronr
ot the ear, oa tho right hnn.1 euic luctnpa
engine. Mr, lllcks describe the scuij
follows 1 Tho cars wo'o seemingly im
at tho usual rate, when, without ir
or Intimation of any kind, he k-hc!.
fx.. t,npl r r IiA noH IHlJ.ilt.t trUllni'.ll '
in 1'raymcntSt the pu?singcr Loini (
in the Qtr liKe Chan, (aliul uij ok-iuY
Every one seemed frightfully calm; and tho ut-
d and energy were exhibit
most presence ef min
ed by tho citizens of the vitiligo and others in
ivKvuiog mo umoriunaie living ana ueaa.
Seta in the Bsgfag Room.
Tho scene at the car-house and baggage-room
wa most solemn and impressive. Never shall
we forget it. Forty-six oodics of men and wo
rsen, and two little children were laying around!
The agonized feature, ome eovered with hor
riblo contusions, or deep gashes tho foam issu
ing from tho mouth and nostrils, the clenched
teeth and hands, and the wet garments, formed
a tableau most horrible. The friend or rela
tive of the deceaied, wandering from corpse
to corpse, and eagerly searching for the features
of some loved one, rendered the scene not un
like that of a field of Utile.
S'.rong Tatmmii against tht Engirmrs.
From the evidence at the inquest, and from
the statement of all who knew anything of the
matter, we learn that the aignal ball had been
lowered full 15 minute previous to the acoi
dent. We could not learn from any passenger
or citiaen of tho pluee, nor from the evidence
adduced et the inquest, that the whistle for
slackening speed hud been heard, or that any at
tempt had been male to break up the pd, a
is usual in going through a town; on the con
trary the speed waa greater than usual. Thi
would teem to eountenancrthe report that wa
current in Norwalk, to tlAt that at Stain
ford, the Conductor had, toli the Engineer to
drive like hell throng TJorwalk, a two men
wanted to get off there, ..J: ha wjuld see them
(UimneJ lirsl, Tricuu .-jtr.
top of tho car nnd throwutiluut in u
cuno ol destruction. In tin in ,ti::
found Miss King gone 1'iom hid m.'.c
himself crushed under the paitinliy
lool'onJ suirouiidud by n do. kit
mosphcic, iu the midutof n shapi les,
of ruins, dcud bmlics every hum',
the darkened car rnpidly filling uitU
Hi began tooling anumg tne win'!,
under tho water for his coinj union, buj
win nowlicro to be lound. llu conui
the search till tho water hnd risen n
chin, a lime which he judged to have
about ten nnnutps, when ucspainng ct
rccovci v, ho looked about lor n nil
escape. Just behitid him, nt the coui
the car, lie beheld an aperture llu
which he crawled 10 lliO Up. Her
i-. , .. i.i. ... . . t
iingerea wiin a vicv to renew tne m
lor his companion when ho w.-u oimmi
by some one, who asked him for whom
was looking. lie described the ;idy, tU
when his interlocutor informed hiiii, to
inexpressible astonishment and gtati
tion, that she had just gone out upon 'I
track. Ho ascertained afterwards that 1
front of the car was stove to aioms by
concussion, and that tho top ol it wus.-i
open latterly on one nido wlioro lie s i', .
this occasioned that sulo of tlie roof i'i i
it also Appeared thut during the instuT j
ous process of .splitting open tho top oi
car nd the fall of iho ceiling, Miss K
without any knowledge or ngency of :
own, hud been prjcchd through thr nv
upon tht top the car. Ami 'here, will,
even having 'been wet, but with a se
wound in lha fin e, she found lioisi if v
another cur precipitated upon it, wl
passed her, and tumbled over inio the i.
beside iho wreck of tho first. Her cse;i
and tho manner of it especially, w nsn m
c!c. iIr. IJiclia called out, w hen he ili.vi
ercd the means of escape, to tlioso iti ll
c.ir, if so bo there were any living iox
pointing to mo way ol getting out. I
he hhw but ono person avail himself of
notic.-, or escape in any way. Alius Ki
while upon the top of the car, I am assur
thrust out of the water, which uroved to
that of a person struggling under the n.
oisti. Mie resolutely removed to ihe
Instruction and saved tho man's life.
A young couple, who were married i
Aew York last evening, wcim going
spend thoir honeymoon in Honon, w'ie 1
their happiness was shattered, ttnd th. w
(oi tunato bride, with her jewels and ,
still on her, unfortunately met with u .
tcry grave There aro many incidents .3
Iho most heart rending nature, that, nil
wj nine or space, we couifl relate, bet t
following must suffice. A jomig mt':
man by the name Itoblnsou asked uif
hoard of the safety of Mrs. hnd Miss !u.
inson-Oe had just espied their mm
from their dead bodies) he was tho s.
ana nrotnor ot the tvo hapless ladies. Y
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lorn mm tne truth t ho was n!mo t enrnd
liiero wero iilb passengers upo:j tli
train oi ears, as near as could be lucirtd
t&incd. ti ,t
Step in t MeDamei's i.d t.,,t yonr frioia!
to a first-rateglas of sod w .tercol 1 as he,
Aucttpt to aiufce;.
On Thursday night las,t. a negro mr.r. t
belonging to Mr. James Hickhn, ,.f ti;i- '
vicinity, mado an attempt to ma.ucr hi; i
master by strikiug him two blows on the i
h.(lJ" axe. h was thought at li.it I
that Mr. lltcklin could not vecovet, as iho
skull was bndly fractured aad seveial lr" t
pieces of beni had to be removed. ie
.., oowever, mat lie is now in n fair kv
to recover. Ve have not he-.rd f Lv
icgai investigation of tho
ington (Mo.) Express.
rimTr Aro?!,rtAori2ed to announce t
for thO Ot7iC0 6f Cm Of T55B hAMNISAll "
SSi'J Oomkor Pni, i ,h, noxt Au I
gust eleot-f a. I ..
heard of miv