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In N ■»«< ViIUj. awl « a i nf« . at th» Si"f» 4
ICRIHhh HOWK
la BurkVliI Village *ml *khmi«, «l ikr l|ntrl
JOHN TAYU»R. »:.q \t ri< h mt«hi<h (lam
ib» *iN u Mtftni f»»« *> r—*»f •
The S»eo Mnrdfr
1>(. J. II. Smith, afa r a lottc and patient
• lamination hrfofr Jl.*lKtr Goodwin •»!' Skhi,
Km hern committed to the jn»l in Alfml. to
awstt ha tml Sir l)w Supr«nm Court rnt thr
Id Tucwdat n|' Sept m-tt, t<>r thr murder «>f
Abu r«niir.tlii* Miry IV n.
Tin ir*tin»o»'> m th* .in ii ition * -ry
•oriT It apfiram tint (Ik* was
htwwfhl to IH Stnith'% tmuM in S-m, from
Mvwh«-Mrr, N M . hr i Mr ! «*»<(. and wa»
thfff known b% ihi- ri.uiH* ot M«> ltu.an. that
>nvtfc m pnvlurr abortion, ind tll•
f til iltinf under the i^vntwa, to htd«* hi*
• rtmr. ho f»«lrtnii h«f NoJ» to a plank and
rhr*w it intr a brook whirh cn^in itw It in
to th* Soro river, i \|«vtini: tlir bodi would
Nr >-arri»-»l h* the uii'Mi brVHiJ thr r» arh of
di«ro»rrt; hut in p**»tnc nmlrr a Miiall
hndfv it nw-t with ohatiwtuma ami lodged,
and «ii iliKMifrril iflci hating laid there
w * four or b»< uM>«ith« Tin- |>lank to
whirh tl* bod* «ji (inlniriT, wa«*hnwu to
ha»« heert i.Ai-n Inwnthe »taM- ot |lr Smith.
»«tw« « acitrlf * of **a'int appnn-l. trurk*.
Mr . wer* I.M1H.' in Mi \* i M tS>t wrrr iden
tified i> tlir pn*pert« ol* tin- drreaard Tlw
tcwiimonv <if an lri»h p«rl al»i t IV \rar> "lit.
wh«. li»od in the f.utnli "4 Mr ^mith, i» »rr*
foorluaite whwn taken in iKMurtHW with 'he
othrr r*nWw«* l«-*t:hr« that «hr w»
\nn I'ntrat at Mr Smith « ho«.»«- that »ln
nrtipi*! a rettain room . tint «h» apprami
lo •» uiiwrll and after awhile t.«.i to rhrd.
that ahr wo told h* I»r Smith that \nnwj*
I . that khr mw h<-r il'trr hrr lUatli . lint
•he wa* told hi Mr Smith to a* \ mrthiiiff
ihntil it to am our. ami that «he did not
know what hwamr of thr U.l\ until alter tlx*
dtaroaert ol Um' U«l* iu tin hiook. wl«n Mr
Smith told her that Marv w** found "<l»r
idoti lifted Ux* rloth*w tiMiml on the t»«!\ A* t»
looping to Mirv llraa. aiw1 alw>> «ario>.> uti
«lr» touixl in Saiith'i h«"i»e a* U lot • ^ t«>
thi dor« a««-d Tbr pkturua* te*iiirt-»| to thr
appraranrr whirh the Soti» pr**M-ntn< at a
j*>*t «wKff«i » ratNM««/fo« Thit llir dnrjin!
<i« preeuaut and an attempt at jU>rti4*i h.-ul
twxti made, ,n w!n«-h o|rrati«n th»- pat'eitt |i.»t
hrr III*
Thr rtidrnn*. ami i-irrmu»taiitia!.
ia «erv ronrluane Out >mith i« i;uiii» ol 11 il
ful uiunta I
Thr drm«rd wa» a n.<tiir >4 ami
h»<) twrn rwploinl III tin Mill" III >|jli<-|»«
trr. X II
Mr Foote » Explanation
The U'Mow i:iv thr .•tfi.-uIN rrportrd rr
itiark* of thr *mat«>r fn»tii Mi%«i*»i|*j ■. m ■> %
tifx-ai <«n of hi* rondlirl in Ihr >nilr . u \V«i!
iw*la», th« lTlh —
Mr Kovlr.—If, •ii ray |>r> M-iiiiuc a |-i*i»!
hrrr lu* h*cn tMIMttnJrr««t**l ba an\ unr ha»
hrru und<rMo>*l a* bwt<ir anvthmi* < tcrpiinp
ihr nrmmrv mtin> of •rlf-drlVin*—I will
«1 plain ilut, uft» r j threat ol |« r> lial rh i»
tMrnxnt, wlv« I m» tl«* *mtat .mI»ji «mii«
toward IT»r. I UaA ll lor fTJiitrd that lie w.a«
irniMl I iu|i|wM'<l kr «u miMil I dr
W-rmia«*l U> jrl ground upon which I (Mtltl
tnrri h:m w.th jirrfcct tairTxaii alonj th.it
liilr, (pointing Inward Ihr main |n«n{r nl
th« rhauibrr.) I arvordttiglv adtanrrd ami
prvjarrd U> draw m* pnbd, t«> !*• rrxli for
in a n«»ii ilrl. nr»* ) nrarr «mfht any man »
Ittr I Mtrt lu*r gnnr in qu« -»i of any nun *
lilr My lilr la* ktffl a dr|n.»iar imm fiaan
nit buy!«■•! up. I mention that. M brratu*
ana imputation ha* hi-rn thrown around trw .
•**!» brraiiw it I* due ma aril, and thai all
honor* blc wuhifi w(io 4f pr»*«rnl, kmI r » »ra
Amtrma who h**»r* ii»r. ma* brar wiinr** lo
ih« fart that I was making a Mnrtla parlin
rw nlarv *(»*wh, wltrn thn-alrmn* langu if*"
wa» uard, menacing (nlvrr* indulged lit —
The MiNtof mailr toward inf. which llacliea
rd would hat* ihr eject to put mr tn a rom
plrt. dtKaiaanlagr in a rvrurr, w hrrr I wa*t»
br *ho< at or *tahhrd Th it i* what I antir
(cited I iVtrrrainrd not to u*r arm* until I
thought it n«-ee»»ar* tor arlf-tlrletirr S.» I.rip
iin* (>od of llraarn. wrh wa* inv intrntioo
Sir. I know ma own miration*. and I liaa«*
»w»rr threatened ana prr*»ual attack tijonih*
« nator | Mr llentoii) in ma lilr—uearr
h» l;> ior (iwd. I hatr nrarr had anv *urli in
irntiua at all again*! any human t**nv' I
wished and r-idcitorrd to orttlr thia gtrat
<jnr*fjon in *u<*h a inannrr a* wa* runMakul
• th in * duty and t»unor Now . *ir. hi far
u in* ruailuft i* raarrrnrd, I l» lo Mali-, in
adt alter of thr luteal igalii*!, ibal if II ran be
pn>*«al by rirruui*Ui>cr or drrlaraiion. in any
■haj* ur form. lhai I artm-d mwlf fur th«
pnqxwr of a I lark I ii J tlir *rnatnr, that I anno!
ma wll'l«ir the |»ut|*w ol aiaawainaiion, a*
rhargrd—I brj; that ram if a ca»r hu au*pir
mi ran be inaalr oul again*! iur, I inaa hr r\
prUxl frwna thr Htiab , of which I »>kmiM hold
»*»> If i» h» wtuUia aiiwttriha Kor. *«> hrlji
mr t» »»n», I Mir worr thr arms *liown—a
piat«|_ hrrau*r I had l>r« u ihr>-alriH*l, jimI
had lirrn luforriMd ha fririMU that I w i« |ik>*
h l«» fir atta<'kr<l I rrvnlinl urulcr in» rtr
runiataiarr* to makr an aiiark niv<H It hut «ni
ly to |>r<**idr for my owndrlirnor. ln*irailol
|«itli'i'! thr liar* of my frieual* in dan^rr, I
«imp)y adaancnl to thr area in front ot th
rhair ti»r tlir |>ur^oaw> of drt«-:HiinL' ma*r|f, il
thr vnator of Mt«*»«urt «hmiM r»»nn rnHMl
and a>l«aurr doaan thr ai*lr. tor ihr |>ur|«nt
<4 atuckmc tin I r» (inl, thai if a;ia huwuT
Mr anwtor Ucf think* Ual in th « irnir
•wnrr, m fir ** I am mimmd, tl»rrr i* thr
ra»t grutuidol *u*|'h*uni. eitlirr ol ma Motltr*
ut t4 iiav n««lur|. I h- f thai an ID a- 'ligation
nut Iliad** lor thr holK.r of thr *ri|4tr, of
ma rjw.titurnl*. an I ^>r my own |*T*on-il
\ 111*.!! T**»: AS I TtU *Ti>«T.— \ < U
ifnrnu i»f tlx >jUhi t uk iu —
*> Wallia—«i»« tint I'fll. 1 'inplr
TW»»», lx'W»t<m Mr..
rut a tree of thr ui t alilornia
«hrb wa» Uu WmW***) -»n4 fitM l"iMir hrt
ki^h, *i»l nrw^il «t tin- loj. l<*u !••• t in «lt
tmffr, uid it thr Kill! i»r|\» i^ri hi itum
Ire; itN' Hi* wu workml into IuiiiUt
hunHrrO tin] f»>rt* (rrt frimi thr hull, when-it
innmiinl fi*r (i*i in Hiinwtrr Thrrr «t>
irndr from thm pant «»f tl«- forr»t <»*• hnn.lr.sl
*nd trii M shinj»U-%. m\ M rliplMtnU; four
Uwu-ktinl Jrv« thr**-h\-»«MU joi*t, tt*«*nt«-t»i>
»rri l..np, and thrrr *»»» Irft. at a tuMrralr
nlniUlinn, Irotu *r»»Mittr tn 'ijhty of
»<»l Thr clapboards %»rre »<iW lor V*4"'
per M... Ihr *iiu*fb-« b>r ♦•V» per M , tbr
JMM S»r 9^3 prt \| , «,i4 the mMMnf pari
of the trrr would r« adiW «rU m S«i» Kraneta
ro fur lite-wumi, at $|D j>er mn), thua, at a
*s<r ratinution, thrrr * a* derived fruln ibr
working «f this mammoth dwellrr of thr»r
primeval forvau, thr neat little »„« of eW«n
tho'iMnd, 'hree loindrH and lilt* dollar*
(}'•* iHr IVaifut,]
Rrnair* of Highway*
M »*««.*. Kpitpm r—Iktitlr* I hi' deficient
appropriation*, and the depreciating ifWnce*
operating hi n tolore on Highway labor,then
are Mill othi r raujw» which aller! the quality
of the highway* Among I Ik-id may he named
the want of SiMrm, in laving ilw money.
Th. •fv i* a prut want of econotnirl ralrula
tM>n *od mana^riittiit mi tin* |mmt; ami
much iimn* attention »hould !»■ |»aid to it lit
hoih Sclcrtim<« ami Sur*i*ywr». Thru; ia no
hmmhi which ran !■• ct»cn, urging the rtti
anw of Pan* or any town, to adopt the jiIjii
of niniii? andappcuitcommissioner* In
lay it out »o Mrong a« the nar juM hit iitmncd.
Pkw wlw urge the plan of ni«ing a money
tax to repair highway*. affirm that men would
he appointed to lav it out who would repair
tin-hijjhw-ivi thorough!* ami tr.rthodirally—
• Imi would nrter Half <!•» a piece of road ami
lin n lra*e it—or le.iyc the hill* to hrwa»hed
their whole length hv evrrv ahower ami
«torin The argument i» a |food on*, ami un
let* the nnd« arc repaired with more ayalem
ami rare, a mow-v tax and road rommi««ion
em mii'i he the n \t report S«rril things
may U- rntnnrmni a* r»-»ultmg ftom wxnt ol
«v»lein . «uch for inMance aa |ea«ir>p the hill*
without ie,».'.r-.fiir« . allowing the w iter In
run great di*tar»c»N at tlie nodaide w ithout
turning it a*id •, r '[airing th • rm N with
l>« r.»hiH|r nMirrul; entering forks with
«-»nh which •Might •" h* wnwwwl : Aung lu
ll -* fw-». i.n.rk t« Ac Work mi the
nutt i* liUr «»o»V *»rfyw l*»fr rlsr—a pth well
is tw done. hot only h:tlf ilotw* i* not
ilmie .11 all In ra l.iltaxi !«• vatrr-rtMfi upon
the hill* uul ground, hundred* of
dollar* might he vi»«i| h* ihfffl rserv Trtl
If such m->$ an- properly rmitirurinl, lhf»
in-not on It i*atiii(l«lhr town, hut the*
arr .« mmniiiMV tothe public The K*
cutivr tHYicc»s o| a town hate thm whole mat
ter «ft»\ Mroutw Rtud Repairing in thetrcus
and wider tln-ir direction, ami their au
thority should hr eirn tarsi In ila gr> alt »t
pr act in I rttrtil t<i prislurr uniformity and
>««trn In onler to v-curi* (rratrr »v«tin>
in laying out tlv money and rf|*ain«ij» the
highw yys much benefit might In- drrisod In
a io«-el • I :h« >• hvtmrii and Surveyors --
\ day th * «;«-nt ynd rewarded vt ilK the usu
al |«a». would hi- as seriicrhle to the town a*
an\ day fi»r any wnii*. In this way differ
rut yirwa might hr r\r lunged and diseus»rd
an«l the hr»t trtr.l ii|«>n ami adopted. For
th< w i.it >'t • * stem, what is done hy our »ur
«• \«>r on year, t* »er\ often undone ami re*
• ■lilt o|r, r.d l>\ another MlMCVor thr !>• tt *«'.ir
IIv adopting «oitv «m*|i plan a* thr our ihur
sugge»t<il. ills* llsclrn* and nftrn r ytra» .igant
niilf uf itmnri would I* atoidiil
'I"hr mannrr of • Irrttnff »ur*t\or» might
Nr iiiurli mliM'nirtil to th * rrnl \» at prr«
ent man.igiil it rinn«>l he rimilurnr to »tirh a
mull IVn* i» not »tii!i.nnf mi|H»rur»ri
im>*» .im.m-IhiI to tlx* otfi'* *o ill iiunii thi* ran
ami altrntion whirh i« nm-«v»r\ in onlrr at
.ill ti»«»»-» to »r«*urr thr *rnin« of rom|M>trnt
nvi. 'I Vt >1* lo lixird .khI rluMti w itliout
nuclt rotiBi>l«*ratio«i, or refaril to ijualifW-atiiNi
Kof thr truth of thi« aaarrtlon I ap|» al to thr
•-tn.tiil opinion of r«rrv rtlitrn Now thia i«
not a» it ahould hr 'l"hr »tmr\or* arr ttuN
thr lw»t important orihvr* in town. Thry
arr in tart tin- trimlcr* anil agrtim of murh
tlir lutm afltottlll M iimiri *"«oril UfnMt
thr rttivM. Thr ifyn ptr ot monrv m
tniitril In thrtr '"arr i» m»r li *» than
l»-r annum I low ini|nrum then, that thr*
»houlil (*• wi ll ijualifiril (iir thi-ir t ►ifirp* If
nwir iltritN« HW {itrn In ihr wknuni of
iln «f ofhrrr* tli* adoption of nvMrm anil
im thml hi Kqair* of llighwitt rnuM
m.i.li" to yrtld prartiral anil profitable re*ult»
llv tliew Hlllurk* I Woilli| (Hit lx lilnl«T»looi|
to inrau tliat tlw*lli^h«a\ «UMi'\ors, tfrtrr
m//v wrrr iiwooij" tnit im*n. IIv no mean*
IV o|>|h«iU' iii what i* inrjiit—that h\ tar
tin- prrater majority are *%«-l! qualified Hut
M'att*rl\ a |u-<* that mmik* perxm* arr
not rlimrq to tin* office who arr iiflitT* rrnt a.»
In thr mannrr of reprinting tlx imnrt entruat*
r»l to tlH-ir car* ami who'or tin* cjum* or
miiim- othrr permit thr fund* of the tow n to hr
i>ll*d aw a* or u«rle«l» tuuaiwlrrrd. 1 will
MigfM a rrmriU liir lhi» ml. It may not hr
«ireu*-l prarlimhli- ami it not. there m no
ilanjfr ot it» U-mj* adopted Karl* aftrr the
a** mill iii j* of town tin tmg in M irrh, Irt a
itmnnittiv he rhoM'ii nm»i>iiti|; of our from
• jHi >..ir*r\ort Ihklrirt wh<»« ilutt it «h ill lie
to nmftult together ami prnwnt to thr town
torn* mm|*'trut milnnlii.il in rji h l>i»trnt tor
tin* olfiiv Then Irt thr ritmm «otr ihrtn
in, or not a* tin * thought r»|>eil rut. In tin.*
w«\ juMire woiilil !r done to thr |)i»lrii't Hid
riHn|« trill mm arruntl.
'IV L»rj»*' «tpendtturr for hr» raking IC<».*•!%
ami nlKtrnrliimii btr aim* hi* Irrn
a* «hm- caui«eof deficient highway*.
S.iiiv thi" *er%icr ha« Iwtii |unl lor b> the
town, which lu- ruM i>n an average not !••»«
than $"•<*». «r *t>«M» |>er annum, llierc ha*
been ii«. nrmw in the amount of money a|>
j l f>xi ihi» aecount. Thi* air»r«l»
another rvawm for likiklli£ lar(j«-r appropria
tions It I* a pM'ttv iri-tM-ral opinion that thn>
vnift in fconw district* co»t much morr than
if. (»•-«-- -w «ry and tnurh complaint is made,
hi » iri' i * «)uart« r», that th«- roaitk aw not
hro*< i • « t nt due Braaon—rau«inj delay of
tr t«>'> \c If *11, it should hr tcnndied liy
the «ur»e*»»r wlio has this |iii.iitcr in charg e
t h« thing in relation to thi» »ubject should
iM'l '*• il i <oi) Cilinin should not timKiir
creditor* of th> town, ami lute the pri* ilen1'
of work in* out their tat in the wintrr hi'l'urr
il i* ««••«! , hut a tulTictciit amount of nio
n< v sWuLlbr rc»er*rd to rctlMi»c the obstruc
tions >«->a»o>ii<<l by snow. I'a\ in;j tair* hi
advance i« not a judiciou* inode of manage
ment . iikI it Mould he a pro|>cr »ubje«-t of in
•|uirv whether it would not hi' riprdirnt to
rrdoee tin* pa> in winter from ten to fight
MM* |» r liour.
The »I toll* olye* t of the writer of the forr
k'"i'V lia»tilt writicn rviiiarkson tin? tuhjert,
ha* Wn to pomt'iitratr public opinion and «ct
th>- citi vn» l.> thinkin^; A piojier amount
of refleetum and attention to tin* matter will
corn*! all error* and relitrru all niirtakca.—
1 liat Munetlimi; inn»t lie done aeetii* lo be the
uni»er»al opinion. That the b>»n of Pari*
should Milter itaell" to I* complained of year af
ter war l«w the general h*d nfate of the high
» ay and he auhjeet to eo»t on one or more in
dictinrota annually, la an evil lo* pre.il to be
endured, ami a remedy thould be forthwith
MHiphi oul a>*i applied. For one I am natik
fnxJ thai the preornl mode «»f raising money
and hnint H 'Hit. with s.*ne slight alteration.
i* roont ronvrtiimt lor I ho (jrral mum of I lie
riliarti*. Irf-t (br amount of appropriation*
h«* mcrra* il mi a» to nwvt Iho inctr.iw of
highway rrrricr—lot a morr ■yMrniatic ar
nncpimiillif utwni il in ihc mniwr of rr
pamnff—and hi rilm-ii takr a ilrrp |>rr
■mi*l inlrnni and pride in tin1 nrrlliurr of tin*
highway, and ihr i|iialtlr of the lahor atnl lite
rcotioim with which il la rmployi-«l ; anil ihr
prnw nt BTklnu will U' IihiinI aa jiml, a* |**r
livt ami a* complrtr, aa any llt.il ran !»•
adopted. Il i» pi»Nl |m|ic*v ami economy lo
pul thi mail* in jjood alatc of repair; lor l»v
»o <loin?, the pecuniary nilrnntiK'' «f l'"* tai
l«avrr i* no promote. I ih.in amdrnt anil
complaint* avoided. Hid tfn* |w»||cv lx*rn
loll* carried mil, three iIioiimikI doll.ira al
IraM. would ha»e been Mini In (hr rilmii*
of Pari* dunn? the l.i»i irn \eara. If thi* he
Inte, a* Ili«* record* of the town will idiow , Un
people «hoiiM no longer aluintvr o*er their
Imr uiterrMa. Your*.
\ ClTI*r*
^ onit tna4rnt» rfUforting th< OWrrn it
.Vrir Or/nint, Ike (htrfoir, »|f., lit IH4V.
/?y a rrudrnt titan.
LETTER No IX.
Fifririt, Mr , April,
Kpitom or Tut Oumip IUmimrat—
•• Shut, »hnl thr ili,*, pt«»l J--Kn'—Iiligu'il I uiil,
T* up thr k»» k«' mi, I'm ••• k, I'm ikwl!
TW* r»p"' Vi», *!<• !<••« ■ ilailrf,
til llnlUa, of IVumim t« U i
I'lir in rarh rjr, ami p|ru in i uh ban-1,
Thr} Ulr, HTilr, ami mnUn Haunt ihr total'
IV Hal wall* r.in 411111! n» , m a lut • t>t>•• ran In lr '
l'hr» ptrfrr tu« Ilii<k< I• . lhnat(h mi (M tllfj
e'i«w-.
B» Uml, h* waltf, ikrt nnr« ihr fNiip'
IVt I||||I ihr iK4IK'I ami ill' » Uautl ihr lai(r,
Vt |iUrf Mini' N"l ihr chufth •• firr
II'rn HimmIh thinr* »• «iMuik ill) In Mr."
I am hnrt <»n r\rr\ «jv I turn to |*i«r
•aHIH' llltiiriliatlnll llir iili lUnit «if N'r*
Orlrana, laat •unimrr, aa I wa« thrrr at thr
tin**, ami vulril tlirnucli tin' Mm la in a plraa
urr hn.it Othrra all.M'k inr ahnut SJarrry,
and tin* " yallrr faU," ami want In know il'
thr •• li'lm\»" friMii Main* lirr with thrtn for
win- ' Ml 1 tuii' l« «.»\ In »urh |asiji|r la,
|t |0 N«W OrlflM) ami Mi ami Iwi Inr
vourtrUrm. I knnw thrrr i« ntnrli am ami
Ijrvji * irke*li»««» earned i»n in th.it «*»t\ ; ami
I Oimilil !*• clad to Irani what rily nr lar
tovra it trrr Awn luwilv haiiiw? When
*liall I tfo in fiml im n .iml wmiH'ii whnarr nut
•inner*' < H* •>(m> tlnrijr I am certain, wint
rier nay be m d of ihr M IhyiiIkiumii'V nt
ihr |ai»ji|r of thai rity, they dn m>l rlnuk il
up. «»r try t<» !»»<!•* their «in* under nnrr of
ri lt^imi. a* I know it done in MM Northern
latitude*; nr my «•!«•% atnl eara ilrrrnr iih
Hwh||} As to 4mry, I rrpnl u a» an
im-atimahlr klrwini; In tin' nrgr«»i»t hut adirr
lul raw to ili* j«r>»j»r»«<>r ownrnof
»la»e« , and. if prayer# are to Ik- made In the
I...1 i'l the whole earth. for tin- en»latetl and
the oj>pre»#ed, it should he for If»»- idatrhoM
rr» ikwrlrM ;—for /A'y, in fart, nn tkt
i/iirri' I think if »la*ery »w al>di»hed, the
irrr mra «ho ini« rrv out ao houtrrouslv
a^auial tlM* Institution, Mould hp the fir»t to
turn on the p*H>r, ignorant nrgrart and anni
hilate them trmii tl* country. ju»t a* iKtir
t..rrfjt»wr« «l/v*e off and jwrwctiti-d the In
dian* ' Nt'lfTu** and white inrn rammt li»<»
tugrther, »m equality. Thi» i» M*n rittj
whrrr in all the free State* I'm it l»> for
(•utlrn, th.it, hut a fi m \ear% ipi, I M.»*
• ran !.ill wa« actually throw n into jail in .Y»ir
II,nm, or .Virjior/. t 'onn., for dalilig to Irani
»nttir huh' nrjjru jjirl* to read Uie llthlr ' If
thi* fart l«r (urgiitlrn, 1 wi»h ttry rv«peetful
U to rrmiiMl mv religion* reader* of it, ami re
fre*h their inenione* a Imlr ' for I jildj.'r hy
« hat I are and hear, tin*' fart* and a Itmu
Mini other*, I ran mint ion, are forgotten, for
MHitr folk*, I jterrene, ha*e wondrrfullv »bort
inriiHirir* '
I**! tin* rt'Ulr 4 r.N' I in n<»i«icn,
hi Wurmlrf C«i , in the kuiunvr of
l*r» . stiff an ilurnn' of wiinc triri at the
South Ai I generally «i»it jaila, |>n*<»ii»,
altiia>hou*e*, hi»|iltal», &«?., *hfff»rf I K" i
I went with a friend to the " puor-houw" hi
Holdeti, uf which I have nothing particular
to »av, ncrpl to r« late I found mu»e very olil
|>eo|dc tlwrr, ami relate a fart, concerning a
female idave, who U-|onj« to a Mrt. Herd,
>v Inliiikli.ilid filial of VI llolt fever III \m
Or lean*, in Ileaving hei with two little
rkildrrn, anil tin* feniah m m ant, or alave.—
I hi the return of the widow to hrr friend in
M«Mrhu»tl*, »!»•• took ihi tln« )*irl with hrr
a« a nurwry maul. a* any other woman, a
willow wrtli little children, would have done.
Now n»t the wicki dnrwi of the pretended
friend* of thi«/NMir ji/itir. Of coup*'the w id
ow ami fatherless children had imi claims In
her ' <>h, no ' She wan /»c"/«'»/y, and wid
ow and children inifht uteal, Marvc, or he.
cotiH- pro»titute» for their bread and water,
lor all the*e wicked religious roWier» cared'
For they pcr>uade«l the girl to leave her nn»
tre«», ami heroine a free trvnurn ' She done
mi—,md after being drove and al>u~il almul,
ami hating imi IwNtte *imI no Iri, ml*, this very
jjirl waa brought to bed and had a white child
in the tavern, and died in this very Hidden
i'oor llotiM*.
, "Tlw following i» from llwlimnfirliii
Man., liaxrtta\ nf aiatf IWO. It Will pra'tw
hly Iw eopi«l in otli'-r wvtiiMi* nf iwr (jl«>ri
otia I'mon an an I Hunt rat kmi of I'uritau loir
for the Mark mail —
' laaar (in-aii, a «*a»l<»T«"il |*T*am about "JO
years of ajje, njii of Mr. Portrr l»reen of
lhi» town, «if tlie lore part of tin* pra-M-nt
winter, put out to Mr. Henry llell, of I^-v*
<la-n, by tho Selectmen of Coli-raine. On
Frnlav the firrt, Ih- wraa found on llrll'i pn-in
i»r«, with laaith hands and Angrra ao lu<llv
frou'u lint it ta fcan*d !••• w ill low tlia* uae of
In* fitter* if na>t of hi* hand*, and In* body
hadly scarred and marked with a whip. It
appear* that IU-II ha* U-a-n in the habit of tiad
ly ha-aliui; th<* U'V. m-A o u a Jm>h*S ft hm,
an<l that on the 3l*t or thereabaiuta, he tia-a|
the negro'* arm* taagrthcr and left hint all
da> in a Ca»ld open n>aim. wrhen In* hand* were
InmIIv fratcro A warrant ha* l»-»n isaua-tl
against Ha ll who ha* riraped into Vrnuont,
to be a uurtyr."
\Vben in Huffalai ami Rochester, N. Y.,
laat auinnwr, I gatha»red other facta of a like
character, and 1 know of a u-aloua " tlait
lonng" family in that part of New York,
who refused ahrlter tA a poor frrr nrgro ; and
dro«r bun from their door in mid-w inter, cold
hungry and wet, to actually fmtt hn/'nth in
thrirtmm ' 1 have such facu, and I know the
people, too, and it wnn'l do for anybody lobe
crving tn my rara about the mis of slavery '
1 want l«> »i' Mime tixn«y ami mmpM*MMi
shown iIh'M' |NMir, nrylirlnl, ilowii-lnwMrn
outran*—mi rack' cnlotm rmPMt—horn
Iter—alwaya frrr—hut Mill up in gar
ma, tlown in rrllara; m atinkmjf, natrow,
dirty lanr* ml hy-wajr* i wlrrr al.i*o hold*
rr» would hlti.li |<i |M it thrir linn*. -Ku< k arr
tlir trmlrr mrrrii-a. and fih the luting kirol
nrs*. ami «mrS tlx' hh-*»iut!» of tin* |*>or, frrc
coliiml iwuplc. Ami I n*k hi*-«lf, if auch
h»- the raar, aa it ••viilmtly i«. with tin- prra
rnl rolornl isaiplr who arr ftn ' What imiat
lw their raw ami M ir rnd, if ilan-iy t*a»
aholiahnP I mvrrilt in •Umy,C»nd known
I ilo; Imi fur all tin*. I pray to my toal thai
i/arrry in tkrw I'nitnl Stiln M A V NO T
HK AHOI«tS||KI>' milil the nrgrt>n> *rf'
prrpaml for it ; ami the w'htb proplr gitr
•hhih* Utirr f.turilt for the aafrty ami ni;hl»
of tho nogr«M*a m the free Stair*, than any
thing I In* v art" now riving ; tin* blarney ami
Muatrrinjj of m>iiu< Iiot>hra<1 r<l fanatica to the
contrary, imiw nliMamliuj;; wlnw prayrra to
my car*, arr aa uaelaai ami unmeaning aa the
fraviHj: of «.» many jack apra; ainl quite a«
itTirtual with Uwl, in my humble opinion.—
1 rvenmmeml tin- oWrtrr* of fiitf Jays, ami
other rigmarole al>oiit alavrry to rrail St.
[ I'a ill'a ailtnv in In* aon Timotliv, rre«mlol in
l«i Timothy, rhaptrr tit, l«t to Hi|» vrrva aa
follow a
" l<fI a* tuatir am»nt* a» arr umlrr the
Idle count the in.ikirr* worthy of all honor,
ili.it the nam* of (•<><! ami hit ilortrme !« not
Ma*|>hrnni|. .
VinI ihey ihit Itati' helietint; mvtrri, let
them not i|t4|iiv thin•, Uimiim- tlwv an*
brethren; hul rather «l« Ihrm «rrricv, heeau*e
thev are hrethrco ; herau»e thry art' faithfail
nut Motrti, pnrukrra of the benefit. The»e
itnnijn tearh ani etliort.
If any man w.vh other* iar, ami conarnt
' mil to * liuli^Knf woriN, rf» ilic wnril* of
out l<orJ Je» i» ' hriM, mill to ihf doctrine
which in aro rtlinp to (.'mHitii-**.
lie 1* proud, kixmiiiK u..||iiiik', but tn^r
about quevti 'ii* 4im1 Mnfea «»f woriU, %»hrre
of roiiM-lh rm, atrifr, railing*, <*vil aurmt
•mffa,
fVrrrrw ili*putmf« <>f nirn of corrupt
nnml*, ami < >"*tit»ilr of the truth, •tiptxnini;
that fain it I'mlline** . from audi withdraw
thy--If.
Mut |>o||mrv» witli rontrntiiM nt m prr.it
train.
For wr brought notiimi; into/Ai» world,
i»m/i/ it ccrum wc can cnrrf nothing out.
And h.oiai* fond ami raiment, kl ll» ("•
their w ith nuilent."
If thry *ant lit learn what i* meant by lie
tng " unJ-r th* l« t all »uch turn to thr
Hook of I rviticua, clnpter '.Villi, in the *• raea
from thr IWtll lo the |f»th, lUr ifijfirrrw !*•
IWn n a ami a free-mail can be learn
ed a* I'nUintJ by (toil luiiiM'If. if th'' Hible
l» true n th« following ctprcsa order*
" Ami if thy brother tint #/ir« AV/A by thrr,
I*' wa\i i poor, anil lie wild Iinto thee , than
•hall not compel linn to arrirr an a l»»mi »rr
lint:
Hut i« a tiirisi <rniin, «mu j« * p>>j«>unn -i,
hr tlull lir w ith ttui'unto tin- »rar «»f
Ire
Am! thru «h»ll In- depart from I hi*. U>iK
In- and hi« rhildrrn with him, ami »hall return
unto hi* own family. and unto thr |4»a.rmou
of hm latin r» »ll h»- rrtnrn.
For tIn*t are my irninu, which I brought
forth out of the laml of Ktfypt, tin * »hall
not U' mid a* bondmen.
Iliou nhalt not rule mrr him w ith riifor,
liut Mull frar thy <!«d.
I loth thv bondmen, ami thy honHm»id»,
whirh tin mi »hall ha»r, tKnll U of ihr heatlien
that are round about you , of tliem »hall ye
buy l»«»l iiwn uvl hufki-iTMiil*.
Stnrrmrr, ~c iU. ■«»■««•
that <lo Mijnum siiHinif ynu, of them nhall *e
buy, ami of thi'ir familic* that arr with you,
which they iH'Cat in your Uiul . and they -lull
In* your |«iM«'iwion.*
To ronrlude, I now intiir attention to thr
" K(imUc of I'aul to Phtkmon," and Irani
the Apt*llr't idea* of Am iluty to a nuMrr
wIiom' «/m« had run away' I think w>me
people 1 know of, An n»l knurlKnt /Vk thingi
arr in thr Ih'-lf ' Hrrr i* a *adcontract with
whit MilIX* folk* arr |dra*cd to rail tin if h/«uj
of (toil and nun's duty to *la«r» . fur it ap
|>rar* now to lie thmiffht all ri|>ht for *' fhrti
riant" to rnticr ilaift to run aw»y * Hut »n
thr llihlr dor* not teach. Head and Irani
what thr llihlr tcarhe* of »la»e*
Your* truly, fonsrt.it*
PaoM f'Hauaca **t> H»v»s».—Strainer
Ohio arrived at New Vurlk rarly «wi Wrdnra
dav morning with II* paaarnger* fr<»in Mi
tana am! Now Orleana, aiwl f I.'»0.vhmmu gold
dual.
StranteraSarah Sand», I»thinu*,(told Hun
ter. ami Carolina arrived at Panama on the
and '.'"th Mareh. 'l"he Philadelphia
wa» ai ('hagrea repairing, having been winn'
«lnt injured on l»r outward pawuge. Shr
wa» ti» ha*'' miled on thr evening of the P<fth.
The ('rmrent city had not arrived when thf
Kilffxi h-rt llth in«l.
Thr Georgia and flal|di (lir;ta arrived at
Havana early on the morning of thr 1 ?th and
were to have tailed thr next day for<'hagrr»
The Falron from ('hagrea arrived at Ha
vana on thr |7lh and «» to have left for New
Orleans on the 90th. The (teorgia took on
hoard '.1>l j«a*vnger* from the Ohio, brought
from New Orleans.
A di»ea»e supposed to he cholera hail made
it* appearance at Havana, but lieing confined
•••My lu "»rU.*ry tt«ry«uU. it mmbrlirvedU
many to be tt|Jiu* fever, ami by *>»me that the
tr<*>p« bail been poinoned. Government had
taken precaution* to vnd all Oh* lionps from
the barrack*, supposed to lie infrclrd, to the
Miliar rMitn in thr country.
A Ut|r number ol' Creole* ami other*, na
tive* of the i*land, are pa**cni*er» by the t >hio,
on their wav to Spain and other pari* of Ku
rojw. Four tlramcr* and three nailing frig
ates, having on hoard (>en. Mirnsol and (tall,
consisting ol one admiral of the navy, Gen.
Amarl of the engineer*, and never*! other of
ficer* of rank of the Spanish army and navy,
accum|onicd by ItMNt veteran troop* to aug
ment the tuiliurv ol* lb'" i»land, were hourly
expected at Havana. It i* pretty well under
Mo<>d that it is for the purpo*c of negotiating
with the I'nited States for the *ale of the in
land, or for protecting it again*! invasion.
€ i"" A *hoviman wa* lately exhibiting a live
bear in one of the village* of New York at
Itf l-il cents—children half price. A young
specimen of Uie Umpire state walked up and
ww making hi* war in without saying by
your leave or anything else. The nun took
hold of bun and a#ked where are your cents'
The little fellow looked up in his fare and
shouted out, " I don't want to buy your bear,
I only want lo see him." " Ynu may go in,"
•aid the showman.
CtmnlrrftU tkrtt't mi the Mittapan Hank,
Dorrhewer, trm getting quite plenty
•OOlVOlVHtftf.
(hi Tuesday, nothing concluded. Mr,
llradhury advocated hi* resolution*, which
called iijmmi (lie Kxcciititc for raw*-* of re
moval* fr«Kii office, apoke three hour* iij>oii
them, and wa* very wvere on tin' ailniiniMra
lion. Iff mid that he should rail lor « vote
on ih« hi to-morrow.
Mr. Ilcll of TriuH'M'O, h plied, vindicating
I'reaidrnt Taylor.
In the llnu*e, a committee wa* aj»p«»iiil»*«|
to tnvcMigate the charge* again*! Mr. Kwiug,
consisting of Me*nra. Kichard*on of Illinois ;
Vintnti of Ohio; llrown of Missippt. Hock*
"I'll, of Mas* ; Hall, of , Kvans, of
Mil. ; |(n«, AI Irion, ami Dunham.
Iii Committer of the Whole, Mr. More
head of Kentucky, sj>oke an h«ur, defending
•Lorry. Ilr inxirntl by Mr A»hmun
of Maamchuaett*, in an argument in favor of
a jury trial for fugitive slave*. Mr. I'rck of
Vermont *|>oke hi* hour in favor ofthe admi*
•ion of California, .iikI of the proviso against
slavery. Mr. Wilmot obtained the floor,
when the ('Miitiutlrc ro*c ami the lluuac a«l
joutnrd.
In the Senate on Wednesday, Mr. \\«l»
»tcr vii.l that aevrn or eight million dollar*
v»err loeked up in the mint in rotn, which
maile twelve or thirteen million* of dollars
withdrawn from circulation and from com
mercial purpoaea. lie urgi^l *ome measure*
of relief.
Mr. Oown* <>f f^uoiana, suggest, d that
an additional force was rr«|.iir<il in the mint.
Thr subject wa* ifiM-usar<J by M. -sr» I low n*,
llunti r of Virginia and IKiwmhi of (Seorgia
and other*, and panmd over, when the Sen
ate w int int.i executive session and adjourn
ed.
Ill tli< lfo.iv, Mr Iirrrv ot Mime. a»ke<i
leave In intrialuee a r<-<M>lutn>ii instructing the
committee in rcj«irt »|»fdily oil the tuhjrct of
the French spoliation*. which mm agre»i| to.
The minim lull came up, ami Mr. Thomp
son, of IVnn»ylvama, explained it» provision*
Mr. Sirtrni of (oorgia (> -mlcd thr minori*
tv report, ami wan in favor of confining it to
an rnutnrralion of inhabitant* Mr. WYtil*
worth of lllinoi* desired that the lull should
embrace all statistical return* It «u fur
ther tliKiiftaed In Mi wr« Vinton of Ohio,
Haralson of (iiiirnia, ami Me lane of Mary*
land. when the ffoiiw adjourned.
In the Senate, on Thursday, on motion ol
Mr. Webster, tlw printing resolution* were
liken up, Mr Walker offered an ainrmlineiit
to take legal slej* again*! the eonlrael.tr* —
\n animate)] ifinruMion of two hour* rtt*iie«l,
hut without aetion. The Senate then went
into ewutMc arMion.
In the Ilou*e, the resolution* ami explana
tory act* relative to the hountv limit grjntn!
to the soldier* of the M. nean war, wire rr
ferrrd to a eommiltr*'. \ resolution wasprn
j*>m*I granting a«*i«tam*r to Mr. OfilMil'l
expedition in »-arrh of Sir John Franklin.—
Mr. Ilrook* ftdvoratrd it. Mr Savage offer
ed an aiiieuilinent, proporng that the ripedi
tion should In* instructed to impure after thr
Houml Islander*—ruled out.
!*!«•• rrmui*Mil waadmeiiMeil. Mr Strong
maintained the ronatitut'onaliljr of the Senate
hill. Mr. Howard opjn»*rd it.
I'll.- »ji|«>(fltiiwii|» o| Mr llrail* i»rol|rrt
or of Nrw York, and of Kirhard Wallace a*
M<'»tullof ih«« «ii»iriot of • 'olumlna, wcrr
ranKrard hy ||»C Scmlr lo-day.
The Scrnti wu riol in m-mumi on Kridav.
In lit*' II. uv. Mr 'riiiini|>*4>ii'« MMilmii lo
•top llif delwti* on til** O'liiui lull oil M«m
day, «w drculrd hi the allinnatitr, alter
which the huuw wrnl into a committer of
the whole on private lull*.
\fti r tlir ilmptwilioii of *umlrv bills in the
private calendar, a resolution wa» adapted in
f»or uf nHiinralinit with Mr (irinnrll in
the eip«ilitioii lo M-arrli lor Sir Jolm frank
lin. A n amendment w an ofler*! by Mr Hull,
providing that no cipcnM »hall U* incurred
by Ihr government in rase of injur* or lo*«
ihc vessels,
Mr M'-Ijiw gavr nolirf of a resolution
pro* uliritf that tlir government shall assume
•II iIm* i HM-loilinir trM'lii A r , af
ter v» liirli the house adjourm <1 to Monday.
Mr lii'mv or Mi. We are glad t» •*<■
thai Mr (Jerry hxs rmnrird frotn hi* reeent
«li»|MMition, and i» once morr able In attend On
x'tMiini of hn committee am! the Hoiim*. In
thr llouae on the llth inat
Mr. (•* NnY a»ked the unanimou*content ot
the I louse in |>ermtt hint In nuke aeti ml re
ports from ihe Committee mi Naval Allaire.
Hi-mhI thai when llnl I'mninitlrr wan laM
called, he wu confined to hi* room hy tndia
position.
No objection was mada ; and
Mr. t»., from the Committer on Naval Af
faire, reported lh<* fo||<>\* itit: bill*, which were
severally read a firM and wound tune by their
title*, referred to a ctunmittee of the Whole
House, and, with the report* acrotnpaying,
ordered to lie printed, vi>
A bill for the relief of William Uote;
A hill for the relief of ll<-njamin Cre»»ey;
A bill for the relief of Ijol Dam ;
A bill ((ranting a pennon to Anvl Wilkin
•on;
\ bill for the rrlirf uf Jmh k W. Wilkin*
Mr. (i., from tin* miw committer,madean
adverse report on the memorial of Samuel T.
Anderson, ol llaltiiuorv*. Maryland, asking for
a |*n*i>»n to the 1st of July, IMS; which was
ordered In I iff »n the utile, ami be printed.
Oil motion Ity Mr. <!., tlie Commute® on
Natal A flair* waa discharged from the further
consideration of the mammal of Ursula K.
Cobb, I he widow of |Im> late Cliarle* Cobb, of
tbe I'liited Sutra navy, for a pension oil ae
count of the death of her liu-luiul from dia
<'iw contracted in the nervier ; and it was re
ferred to the I 'ominitlee on Pensions.
Not iUii.—The SunJuiLy Cify (Ohio)
Mirror is rc*pon*ihle for the following :
" A hard case of a subocrilier, lo whom the
publisher* of the .Mirror hail vent the weekly
pa|ier on credit, wan at la»t droj»|>e«l from the
li*l—all onlinary measure* for collection hav
ing failed. Our agent wa* encountered the
other day by the delinquent'* wife, who
wraihfully insisted that "she knew whatwaa
newipajier law—that she did Mr. Mill* wa*
hound to tend ihr paper until all itrrrawagfi
•cere futtil
Matbimosy.—>Some slandering bachelor
*ay* it i* •« much joy," when you first get
married ; but it is more imry. after a year or.
Ml '
Oreat Lou of Life.
MtniaoN, Indiana, Amu. 'i3.—Kruin an
officer of iteamer Wiacooain, eye-witneaa of
ilia burning of tltc Helleof the West, we gath
er tin* followmg :
About half an hour after midnight, thi*
iik>r 111111; lltr steamer waa tliarovcrrH on fire in
llio hold, and wa* iiitiiK-diatfly mn aahore
near Wim*, ami made font. I'j» to thia pe
rn*! th«* fl.niM'* had n»t burst forth, and the af
ter hatch wan opened for tin* purp<*e nf
tltitT water Itllo llic Imtd ; hut such waa the
rapid headway of tin flame* that all effort* to
chirk then prorcd Mindly fruitless, and in a
few minutea the entire boat HU a hum of
fire.
i*he total number of passengers on board
waa alMiut 400, among whom were two Cali
fornia ronipftinea, and 30 fainiliro who were
removing to the \Vr»t.
From thr register it ws* aarertann d that
oyrr 00 had pcriahed, and the probability i*
that many haye l**»*n l<*t whose name* werr
not enrolled in tin* register.
Such w as the rapid progreaaof the fire that
before the paaaengen could get out «f the
•ulr-motna, arter the fir»l alarm, all the com
munication between the after cabin and the
forward |>art of the boat wan cut olT and etrry
one waa either compelled to jump into the wa
ter, or pertah in the flames.
At the time of the deck tailing in, a lady
and a gentleman, with a child in hi* arm*,
were standing between the chimney*. There
were al»« ou boaid a large numbra ol hor««,
whieh were mostly all burned to death; and
tlioar tliat \»< rr not, wmp •» badly burnt that
they were obliged to kill th^ui to put thr hi
out of misery.
1
Mr. Cuhoi >'» IUmaini.—'IV Waahinjr
ton I'nion gi»e« tli** order of procendiiifa in
the reroo*al of Mr t alhoun'a remain* i<> thnr
final reMing-jdaee at Columbia, S. C, The
ImnIjt, in rharga of tli* Ser^eant-at-Arnta of
th<* Sctiale, ami aeeoinpamed by tlie eommit
in of tlw S-iialc, Mi*ri. Maw»n of Va . I»i
«ia of Mi*< . IWm n o| (>a , ('larle of l( I ,
Ihrlinwiu of N V , l>odj»r of |n»a, ami l»jr i
ronunittee nf twenty-four grntli m«n deputed
lijr Uw Iiovrrnor of South Carolina—wn In
be embarked from Washington at W A M ,«m
Mumlay morning, for Kirhmond, \ a., where
the fir*l niyht waa to be paaard. (hi Tues
day they | mrfi il to l'«Vr»liurjf, aiwi il* iter,
mi tin- Bail*' mmajf. by lie I'eu-rWmrjj, H:»
li'tjjh ami Wilmington railnod, to Wilming
ton, in Nurth t'areltna. At W iliiiuvtou,
they will t-iuluik ihi Uurd a Mcaimr for
t 'harle*U>n -and from Charleston to t'oluui
bu. tin eapital ■>!' Siiutli Carolina, the place
of iiiterutrnt.
Mtrrraiuti Diwotuv <•» * I'oaraic.—
Tin* vicinity of Third and Wilmit •ItrrU,
hulxfti thrown into an intmw ftriU-iiu'nt,
to-d.iv hjr ihf ilimtrry nf arnrpM1, under vertr
*iii£ular rireumaUnrra, among the ruin* ol
tin- vld hi'ililin^*, <>n (hi* south anlr ul'Walnut
utrret, below 'l*lnr<l, whiehthe workmen have
ln-rn engaged in demoliahing The ratred
hutldinca, II I* "<-|l known, ronaiM of the old
naniiima, \ia. Ml M Walnut In tin- cellar
of tly lurk buildiug °f No. j<1, wi re three
ground arrhin, aup|>ortinj( the principal chim
ney of tin* part of the hnniK —amain or mi
tre ari*h ami one on each aide of it.
The rirriumUnri'aof tin* wall li.ul fmquent
ly attracted Ike notice of Mr. Part|uhar, the
•■wm-rofthe priyrty. Saaprrtinglhal inw
urr or MMlhng «!•»• may have Urn eonceal
nl in tin' i»a»«w* hy the Ilritiah, when in
|mmm **um of Philadelphia, during the Revol
ution, In- gave directioua to tin* int*n nut to
open it iilib»a In- w.u» priaent.
Mr. V according!*, annul nine o'rlork,
(hi* morning, act the men to work t<idi«*ii«cr
tin' lliyatcry. The nutaidc wall, wan re
moved, ami un |» ni trating tin- inner wall, a
mahogany coffin waa fouml imhctldcd in tic
arrli, hi an upright f*«itn»n
The *p.»v unnmd tin wan filli il up
with lime, ruhbuh and inoriar and tin- wood
of the iHiarda of which tlx* Ihii wan made,
na» niui'li <lii*i>in|»»«<d, and the whole Irll to
pieces, handling it.
'IV roirin contained the remain* of a hu
man bring. Il wa» full of what wa* once
Mrong quick-time, and all of the riin>M> that
hail ewap«*l ilw di Mructivc actum nfthi«|a>w
ert'ul cIm lineal aci ni, nerr a few of tin* tame a.
and nearly all lit* m weff in a crumbling con
dition.
I hi th«' coffin w an an ornaiiM nlal brea«t
plate, formed of Cop|» r, ailvcred o?er. The
metal waa «i much rurtialnl, aa to ohlitcrata
all trace* of any inscription that might indi
cate tlw naiiM of tin' dfii-awd.
The hou.% » hi qui *tioii wi n* richly tear*
old, having hem built in ill*- war 17*0 —
They were in thr (mmx-fnuon of Mr Kaniu
ha'» family from whom he inherited the prop
I crty. mkiii1 thirty year*.
A* to tin- nifjiic, tin re arc all aorta of opin
ion a, ronrcturw ami atone*. The idea of
there having been any tiling foul in conni-ction
w ith it, i* ifi'in rallv diM-reditcd.— (Philadel
phia Mullet hi of 17 th
W \ K I' Torre*, who it is rej>ortrd
Man tinned alive by the Indians, mt Ins way
acto** the country to th«- gold regions, *'
arc informed is the sanw individual who was
a few \car* since confined in jail in ilu* vil
lage ami broke nut by rutting tin* hare across
In* window with a saw' made of tlx* mam
spring ol a vtalch and can|*«l. Ihail bet
ter been C1111I<11I<<I to remain m jail, and
thus have savtd Ins skin whole and harmless,
lie M«i mi Mariiwtf A«v Fort liKlcpuodcnce,
that he would shoot the first Indian he aaw,
hut did nut Being reminded of In* threat hy
one nt lua companies after they had nearly
rcachcd California, he said it was not too late,
and seeing 911 old *>|uaw sitting on a log at
no great distance, deliberately shut her. 'I'lie
Indian* collected around the company ami de
manded the murderer to be given up to them
for torture, or they would retaliate by mur
dering the v*h»le company, lie was given
up tu them, and literally flayed alive.
Trial for Bigamy.
At the Supreme < 'ourt holden at Oxford,
Maine, thr (tment month, one Dr. Samuel
C. York «4» tried for this ortener, ami tili.nl
I
nut guilty. , It ku proved that under the
name of Saniurl Y. Carle ton, he «u mar->
ried to l.ydii M. Jordan, on the Ultli of April,
1*1.1, at Sweden, Oilord County. It huiI
■o proved ihjit under hi* prencnt name, he wm
married to Hanuntha I.. Itirhardwm on tlx1
•.'.')tli of June, 1*48, at Hiddrford—hit firnt
wife yet living. The Jury brought in a ver
diet of guilt^r. Sentenced to a year and a
half in the State priton. lift.
We And the foregoing in many of our ei
ehanges. There i* an error in the •tatement,,
the Supreme; Court for thia County not ha*,
ing enlivened a* yet for the Spring tenn, nor
doea it until the lani of May. We think if
Alfrrd he au'natituteil for Oxford, it may be
eorrwi
I*'* the
DREAMINESS
Thrr* m ■ ilrrani) iimmit in ill* wmitd
Of falling ram ilrojia I ruuU liat to thru
||.mr allr* b<>ur, ami w»rr mraiy (m» ,
Hu man> ilrramlikr, ticil inr
Of WHIM l«t| |»«l, I hat < an lr litrj n» imirr
Ton r»niin<« aim* ill* »<»«■«• <>l it*
Cll.l>ltlli( ■ jlaiUnUW wrir.wir I* llt>- Spring,
llr<Hi(bl unf a iliram «>f rhiUh.»«l'a lirhl baart
\n<l llir (till rfriiiinf h<>ur »b»n I Ml
I'imi ill* il«»K-«li'iir Hi my l-'alhrr'a Ii-mim ,
Ami lialrnail !•» then IHU»I<-, lill in» hrarl
WiniM iIiimmI bitaluil* hratii'U Thr fr»»b |t«n
Thai mi ra|>ul with lb- tailing <ir>i|«,
A.hi ihrwrrl >la*4Vi»rr'a, thi wtlinirirr,
(lung Iwlk ni) aifirr'a fnrm» an I f.m • fair,
\\ h»M- lirra ttrrr like a ilrram; wb"*« r»r« a»t«
rktaral
Ju«t a* life- i>|«h I fl»r»i<i«U Ui. lil
Tin- iw-rrj riJnu ami llir rawing rruw,
|>ra Ilir i«lliii|| Im .i'» arr plraaaM ~mi li
Ami All mi In «rl »ilb ilrraimrtji ilul I kur.
II. in aflrr In air l'l« U-am-.l an tubing Iwail
l°|»n the «iihI<i«, li»lrnmj in ilir ram,
Thai Imnga • HalilMlh b-eling u'rr m» miuI
Ami ilia II <ailh lb* • ilinuua i.f llratrn.
Ptnt, Afnl W. tf
The Compromise Committee Ac
The Washington correspondent of tlie lh*»>
Ion 1'iwt »ay» the nmipr^Kniw Committer ha«
been agrc>il to, ami tlx* committer il*'11 i[»
poiricd Mr ('lay urhairin.ui, •0|>|M>rUit Ity
("a** and Wctwirr, and the ni<>»t influential
xrii.iti>ra on loith aide* of the houac I'be con
•iJuration of tlx* California bill liaa I* n j»»-t
ported till tb« Oth day of May, t«» afford th»
committee ipjxinicl lorwurt the rrattiM of Vr
("alliouo an opportunity U» return in acaron to
join in tlx" debate.
'I*h* administration which, a day 'or two
ago, rather veined dl»^N*rd to nnnuil tit* r(
foria ot ("lay an I VY abator for an ami
cable adjustment of the rrinl guntmi, ha»
again |>l iyd l<»>*r , l.iit it i« now a lixrd fact
that th«' bill which «i|| U re|Mirtcd hr th**
senate committee will paaa not only that b«*ty
hilt alio the Iioiim', alter a * tin i (fort to discon
nect the admission o| California from tl»e tcr
rilorul bill. Ih vond < 'alil'oriua and the Iff
ritorial bill, and a» a kindrt-d aubjrrt, the rr
filiation of thrj Trtan boundary which i« n -
tirti»f|y the boundary of New Meiim, th*
ill re portal by the compromise commit!**
will contain nothing The fugitite »la»e hill
will be r>'|M>rtrtl by itaclf—and in regard to
th»* aUdi ion ol* ilavrrv in the district, imi r»j«
liilon will tic ripnara our way or another
It in probable, hiwnrr, that a bill will I*
brought in for tlx* be addition of the »Um
trade in the Iliwtrirt of Columbia
1 lia>e no doubt in my mind that all lhrw
bill* will lioth houses, and that if Un
hid for the admi»»i»n «f • 'alilorrua were iw|»
r:ii<d from the territorial hill, tlie latter would
either be ehoked in committee, or fail in eon
•cijuciht of the diKtgrvt-tiM'at of the twobdli
i% ruling out tin- territories,
I 4iii unwilling t'> allude to the iliinculti- •
between Foote and llenton, e*eej>t in prnrrat
term* The quarrel brl»r<ti (hrlvmirniUiri
is, 1 believe, wf Ira >ear* atindinf, ami ho* of
lato grown wonderfully I'he slavery ques
tion 11hi not i lie ream •d it mur-li. Tbe heaviest
onslaught of Mr. Foote was 111 «eerct »<»»n>n,
when discussing lit** matter ut' the Mrtinui
protocol. It haaonly burn rrwed of late, aid
«■«! by lh' unfortunate temper of Mr. Foote,
and the llliplaccable li itre.i ut Mr. Benton
Fmite lad been ad*ised to carry arm* l"
teet liiliim.lt annual an UMUlt, a. he will U
able to prove the committee on investigation,
not only by grave senators, but by ni«*inl« r»
o| the cabinet For more than a fortnight
liaek he upeeted pinmuj violence from • -I
Kenton, am! •luring that whole |m>ikm| he net
er l« It In* riMtin without carrying pistols
lie e\|4H'te<l to be attacked on his way to or
from the senate eluinlwr, c*|ieeially alter a
protracted wsmoo < >f courwe In* suapieion*
do no* prove tlut aueh ail attaek wan aelnalh
meditated, but tliey explain why he should
have been armed. When Mr llenton aburj'i
Iy riM in hi* seat, pushed lil« eliur aonlr .
a violent manner, and made tonirds bun
with aueh lorve that he could not he restrai <1
bs three senators who attempted to hold hun,
Foote thought the moment of dangi r had a
rived You know tlut Footc i« i),i tnateh t<
Iteuton—that he i« a diminutive, fertile n. < .
aa he called himself on the floor ot thr m
ate—and that—ah berr'a the rub !—H it |,»
could lerrr lie returned lo the 6mat* l>\ t(w
•late ot Miwippi, it he hail • ter submit!- I
to rsotial viuklM'e, wrre it but a cIjji in U.e
taee or a blow. If Mr. IU-niuu inUn.Uil i
personal violence, hlamovementand the £»»:•
tire* which accompanied it, remain* certainlv
inexplicable, a» al»> the threat prnuounecd hv
biHMMlWWilllMi Uwl II ttie senate
would nut proteet litmaelf, anil that he w
cudgrl the ollcndcr. Mr I" .ou will
pereeive from the coii|>n Clonal re|«>u ot
Wednesday did not mv aiivtlung ab«olulelv
unparliamentary—he was not called to order
either bv th< chair or hv a *«nator when tlf
incurrence took place, which, net* rthe|.-»,
hied an indelible xtain on the <* uate S .-h
scenes are destroying the character of th>
highest legislative budy in the ntuntrv, ami it
is to !*• hoped that tlic matter will undergo a
thorough iiivestiLration
I lie committee apfwintcd to invr«t<cat.- tin
(•alphin claim in proofing to examine per
mhi* atul papers with urrjt industry. Hut
tin- i.4»lk mh iiw t«> gruw under their hands, and
to liecomc Herculean In tain do the lie
public am! the Intelligencer try to w hite-wash
the cabinet, it will nut Im; able to rnl itself ut
the charge of gross favoritism, and improper
conduct, it they should manage to refute all
other charge*. The re[«>rts of the committer
will show it. Sufficient baa leaked out to in
culpate niorr than one ("crv.n. and to make the
cabinet Icr) very uncomfortable. It will, n<
vcrtheleaa, continue office till ihe settlement
of the slavery question , and aft>-r that it will
lie obliged to conforn to the w i»hc» of a major
ity of its own party. all the official and semi
otlicial annunciation* of tlie Ki publie and In
tclligeneer to the contrary, notwithstanding
1'Imi rw ia nothing hi that anoouo-ntrnt but au
attempt to check public opinion, ami to pain
time.
The secretary of Mate has at laslcuitcludcd
* treaty with Sir Henry l.wton Hulwcr,
which has lien signed to-day will no doubt t>«
ratiedti by the senate. Mr Clayton did not
dare to sign it without consulting senator*,
and the term* insisted on arc more tfce nim
• Iim nee tvarofhis the senate than of any moral
courage of Ins own. The treat* is jierfecilr
satisfactory. It givex to the American canal
"jmpany twelve months tc nimtnrnr* their
operations. If they are not commenced with
in that period, then all the world have the
same privilege. Kngland surrender* the pro
tectorate over the Mofeputo coast—the right
of pooscttion ami of occupancy—the privilege
of maintaining an army ther* of establishing
forts or garrisons—-in fact, everything that
can be desired by onr own government.
Mr*. Ann S. Stephens, the magazine »rit«»
■uiUtl in the Herman «n Saturday, trout Nrw
York, for a tour in Kurupr, in ontii|ntny with
the Mm and daughter of Hon. Zador Pratt,
the great tanner
Jante* K. Paulding aeeretary o| the naty
during Mr. Van Huren's administration, haa
written a letter to the democracy of Taiuman y
Hall, New York, in whieh he deuounres the
Wilmot proviso, u peedleiilj exa»j.eratinj{
the south, and making di»tusances and mit
• hief.
ry The jury tn the cam- of Moiit«-«|uiou
at St. Ix>uia, *ere unable to agree upona*er
diet, and were diacharged «>ri Saturday

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