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We extract the following from Baxcbokt * j IlUtory of the United States, in reference to Washington. It ia from the volume a* recently published, and gives a view of Wash ington's mental and physical characteristics, at the time of his taking command of the army at Cambridge Washington was theu 43years ol age. In stature he a little exceeded six feet; his limbs were sinewy and well proportioned . ! his chest broad ; his figure stately, blending dignity of presence with ease. Ilia robust j constitution had been tried and invigorated by his early life in the wilderness. Ins habit of occupation out ol doors, and bis rigid temperance ; so that few equaled him in i strength of arm or power ol endurance.— His complexion was llorid ; his hair dark brown : his head in its shape perfectly round. liis broad nostrils sccuied iormed to give expression and escape to scornlul auger.— Ills dark blue eyes, which were deeply set, had an expression of resignation, and an earnestness that was almost sadness At eleven years old left an orphan to the care of an excellent hut unlettered mother, he grew up without learning. Of arithme tic and geometry he acquired just kuowl edge enough to In- able to practice measur- ing land, but his instruction ut school taught him not so much as the orthography or rules of grammar ol his own tongue. Ills culture was altogether lib- own work, ami he was in the strictest sense a self made man; yet Irom his early life he never seemed uneducated. At sixteen he went into the wilderness as a ; surveyor, and lor three years continued the 'pursuit, where the forest named him. in med itative solitude, to freedom and iargness of luiud ; and Nature revealed to him her obe dience to serene and silent laws. In his iu tervals from toil, he acemed always to he at tracted to the best men. and to be dierishetl by them, fair lax, Lis employer, an Oxford -cholar, already aged, lieoaiiic his fast Iriend. He read little, hut with close attention.— 1 Whatever he took in hand Im applied lum sell to with care: .ind his pajiers. wiiieh I,avc been preserved, show how he almost imperceptibly gained the power of writing Correctly—always expressing himself wiili clearntws and directness, often with felicity Of language ami grace. When liie frontiers on the West liecamc \ di-tubed. he ul niuetcen was commissioned an udjutant-general, wit It the rank of major. At twenty-one he went ns the envoy ol Vir ginia to tlu council o! ludiun duels on the Uliio and to the French ollieers near Lake Krie. Fame waited upon him Irom his youth, and no oneol his Colony was so much spoken of. II ■ conducted the first military -Aped it ion from Virginia that crossed the Alleghanies. llruddock selected him as an aid. and lie was the only man who cuuic out of the disastrous defeat near the Mononga gela with increased reputation, which extend is) to Kngland The next year. when he was but four and twenty, “the great esteem in which he was held in Virginia, uud ins "real merit," led the Liculenuul-tjovcrnor ol Ma ryland to rcipiest t hat he might he "Coin- | inissionnted and npp inted second in com mand" ol (lie army designed to march to the Ohio: and ."Shirley. the commander in chief. Lcarb the proposal “with great satisfaction und plcusure," fin "lie knew no priviueiul officer upon the continent to whom lie would so readily give it as to Washington.” In 17Art he acted under Forlies us a brigadier, an I hut lor him that general would never Lave been able to cross the muuiitains. Courage wa- bo natural so him. that it was hardly sjsiken of to his praise; no one ever ut any moment ol his life discovered in him the least shrinking iu danger, and he had a hardihood oi daring which escaped notice, because it was so enveloped by supe rior calmr.ins and wisdom. He was as cbtsrful as he was spirited* flank and communicative in the society of friends, loud ol the lox-chuse und the dunce. Sportive in his letters, and likeil a hearty j laugh. This joyousness of disposition re- j mauK-d to the la-<t, though the vustinw* of his re*}suisibilitss was soon to take inm irom the right ot di-playing tin-impulsive quail ties of his nature, ami the weight which he wa- to Is-ar up wa- to overlay and repress his guyety uud openness. It is’ hand was liberal : gi'.ng ipiii-tly and without observation, a- though he was ashamed of nothing but being discovered m .doing good. He was kindly and compas sionate, and ot livelv sensibility to the sor rows of others; so tlmt if his country had only needed a victim for its relief, he would Inns willingly offered himself as a sacrifice. But while lie was prodigal of himself, he wa-considerate for others; ever parsimo nious of the blood of his countrymen ||c was prudent in tlie management of Ids private affair-, purchased rich lands Ir-un tlie Mohawk \ atley to lie flaL- ol the Ka nawha. and improved his fortune by the cor reetnow of bis judgment; but as u public man he kis-w no other aim than the g<»*i of hi* country, and in the hour ol his country * isiverty, he retu*ed j* rsonai emolument lor iii* service. Hi- families were *o well balahuxl ar.il com* ined that his constitution. fA* from exon*. was tempered evi nlv with ail tls- ele ment.- ol activity, an t hi* mind resembled a weh ordered commonwealth, hi* paa-ou*. which liad the intensest vigor, own.-] alle giance to reason; and. with ai! tie- fiery qaiclmev of hi-spirit, hi- impetuoo* ursJ massive wdl was Held in cheek by CMMD mat- judgment. He had in h-s cotupw-itit a calm. winch .'ie linn in n« .mehta *-I high es‘ excitement tls- Js>W'-: of «-if eontroi ami enabled him to ex I m patieri.e, . ven when be had most cause lor Js-gu*’. \\ a-hmg loa wa- off' r sl a <• minin'! when there wa little to tiring out the unor/aniw-d n-sour res ot the o utmeflt but bl* OWB influence, aisl authority «a- coonoebd w.tii ’tie j»se pi- lit Ue moat frail, ne-l attenuated, si areeiy liisx-riiiiiV Uir- ad -y t v-!.• iu ntu* ».ut * datare. imp-vs-ioucd a- aa- ina c sir age. be so restrain -i hi* ar-lor that is re vet 1 x rted it so -..irp y a- to hr- ak it- '■ iu secr.-sy be »a- iioourpaaw-d,but bi* i-res-v had the cia»r*< terof prudent rearr*-, o- t of running or cone- a'rm-nt i H.s ursk-nilAisli'ig was ia» sl anil bisju-ig tn-nt accurate. •*> tint h - cocdoct never U~ traxi’l n srrw or twhmion No iJtUii wa* too minute tor his personal inquiry and con tinued supervision ; and. at the same time, be comprehended event* in their widest aspects and relations. He never seeuied above the object that eugaged his attention, and be was always equal, without an effort, to the solution of the highest questions, even when there existed no precedent to guide (in decision. In this way he never drew to himself ad miration for the possesion ot any one quali- ) ly in excess, never made in council any one ’ suggestion that was sublime but uupraclica i blc, never iu action look to himself the praise or the blame of undertakings aston ishing iu conception, but beyond his means of execution. It was the most wonderful accomplishment of this imtn that, placed upou the largest theatre eif events, at the head of the greatest revolution in human affairs, he never failed to observe all tluit was possible, and at the same time to bound hi.s aspirations by that which was possible. ! A -light liege in his character, perceptible only to the close observer, rescaled the re , giou from which he sprung, and he night Is' i described as the best sjs'dinen o! mimlioed us develops! in the Soutli; but his qualities | were so faultlessly propitinaed that his ; whole country rather claiinud him as its, choicest representative, the most complete expression of all its attainment* and uspiru -1 tious. He stmliisl las country an>l con- | formed to it. His countrymen felt that he was the best tyjie of America, and rejoiced . in it, and were proud of it. Tin y lived in 1 Ids lili' and made bis success and his praise their own. Profoundly imprvssitl with confidenei iu (iod s Providence, und exemplary in his.re spieet for tile forms of public worship, no philosopher of tlic eighteenth century was mon* linn in the supp ,rt of fruilom of reli- 1 gious opinion ; none more tolerant, or more remote from bigotry ; hut lielief in tJoil und trust in His overruling power, forints) the essence of his character. Hivine spirit not only illumine*the spirit, it inspires the will, i 1 Washington was a limn of action, and not ot | ‘ theory or word* : his creed appears in his | life, not in his professions, which burst from him very rarely, and only at those great mo ments ot crisis in the fortunes of his country, I wln u lurtli und heaven seemed actually to meet, and his emotions became too intense for suppression ; bill his whole being was 1 one continued uet of faith in the eternal, in telligeut. moral order of the universe, lu ) tegrity was so completely the law of his na ture, that a planet would sooner have shot 1 Irom its sphere, thun he have departed from his uprightness, which was so constant that it often seemed to Is- almost iinjrr souul. ’I hey say ol (jiolto that lie introduc'd a goodness into the art ol painting , Wash ington carried it with him to the - amp and cabinet, and established a new rritenon of ' human greatness. The purity ol his will continued his fortitude; and us he- never faltered in his faith in virtue, he -to-si lust by that which h knew to Is- just ; free from illusions, nov r dejected by the B|q>re heusion ol the ditlicullies und p-rils that , went before Uiiu, und drawing tin- promise ; of success from the justice of his cause.— Hence he was |>er.*everitig,' leaving nothing i iinfiriislii.il ; free from all taint of obstinacy in his firmness ; -eeking, und gladly nrceiving advice, but immovable m Ins dcvoWduiaat to light- Ol a “ retiring modtvity and habitual re serve. ' Ills ambition was no more limn the consciousness ol his piwer, and was 'uis»r dmate lo Ins sense ol duty; la- took tin lore most place, for In- knew Irom inborn ma ;ua« niwiiy. that it l« iongtil to him. and le dured not withhold the service required ol him; so that, with ull iiis humanity, he was by necessity the first, though never lor hint* sell or lor privutt ends. He loved fume, the approval of coming generations, tie • good opinion of his fellow men ol his ow n tune and he d> -irui to make his conduct eo iucide with their wish**; but tear ol censure, not the prospect ol applause, could tempt hiiu to swerve from rectitude, and the praise , which be coveted was the inoral sentiment wlii<-h exists m every human brnoat. ami gis-s torth only to tiie welcome ol virtue. Tl.cn. have been aoidieis wh"havt achiev ed mightier victories in the field, aiel mail' conquests more nearly corn- pinding to the boundlessiiuw of si-llirh ambition stutesm* n who have Issen couiieebil with inure start bug upheavals ot soeiety, but it i- the greatness of Washington, that in public trusts lie used p-wer solely t«>r the public gois! : that be was tbc life and mn»WuU/T. and slay ol tie- licit uiont< utons revolution in human affairs, its moving impulse and its restraining p>w ei i’onibining I lie centrip etal and the centrifugal force* in their ut most strength, aial in [s-rfect relations, with , creative gratsk-ur of instinct lie lieki rum ill , check, aod rent-wed and perlt-cled the insti tutioti- of his country. Furling trie coin ni'-s disconnected and dep-nileut. In- loft . them such a united and well ordered cmn - monweolth as no v.sua.ary ha<l believed to i be pe«ilne. no that it lias been Iriuy **al, -■ la was as lortuna'e a. goal and go<sl 1 A Xkw Don-,k.- A dry g'ssl* dealer. do -1 ing basines* in the -Island ward, hast Dos ton. bos stepp'd out. I'-avinghi- enditor* no 1 der the following mournful nri umataun-s lie managed to sell out most of hi» st<s k during tier hast week or two,cob Ibd lewrly ad Its debts due bun, s-ild bis hour- heal for- I teture at auction, and tie n informed hi* ■ friends that a is-ar relative of in* family had died out Wist, lie tied a yard "r •« of I,lark crape <m tb- door hateiSe ekssd up 1 nis store, aod is now among the missing.— 1 l lie shop, on tsnng opersil. |ir**efil*d a -ad • airl ~»eiun appeararai to hi* creditor*.— ■ /, aII Th>- Cincinnati pap r* contain rep-rt# of ’ v/: .. ~i t » *aic‘ dodge (i that my. - • At N.-w York on Friday morning. D M. ft. C'xa**i» who ha* had a part merits r for five years at N>» W Fulton stmt. Wa* found in a perismng c-*d'tM*ti, atsl, having no family or isnr bs-oi- w»* (Wt to tb* city n -pital Tie pby- -iri jcii'-orci-d it a r**>-of voluntary starvation Mr Fa* . ,i & sa d to be a man o! cowsderabhi means . h.s ajsart merit* were spacin'*'. hot i* w itfcoqt furniture THE VVEEKIaV PIONEER ANI) DEMOCRAT OrhaiMy I. Iks t in assise t hirl. On* of the moat remarkable men of the present century is the hero-chief of the Cir cassians, who has altvwly iiumortaluni himself by his gullant prowess in battling with the Russians. A liriuf biographical skeeth ot this wonderful man may not be uninteresting. The first time we hear of Schamyl is in 1832. In that year, a devout Mnsselman, Kasi Mollah. had a chief command in tin* I Minds of lsyshnms, Tebetc lien taco, ami other tribes of the eastern chain and the stoops abutting on the Caspian und traversed by tin' Koisu. Kasi-Mullah's reputation fnr sanctity was greater than that which he ac quired lor the higher military qualities, al though a dashing lettilcr. and individually one of the bravest of the brave. He was brought lo bay iu 1832. by tjeuerul Rosen, at a plan- call'd (Jumri. Hucirchd on all sides, almost the last scrap of fonl devoured nothing remamnl, in the opinion of Kan Mullah und ulaiut i thirty of his must zualou* di»cipl«s, but to hew for themselves a path through the j Russian liayouets: to freedom or to Dura i dine—either alternative u welcome one. I This resolution finally taken, they suddenly I emerged from the fustneas lls-y could no longer hold, and burst upui the Russian troop with the shock of an avalanche, and ' the furious, discordant yells ol a troop of madmen. For one or two brief moments, j it tsvimd that they must twcup', ho fur through the beleaguriug circle ol their foes did they cleave their dtiq*ruh' way, la-fore the in<'inently rocoiling ranks n‘-closed 1 around them, und tli- y fell by twos und ibi-t*vv;ddly figbt.ttg to H*; lust, riddtrvU'T , musket bulls and bayonet slab*. Kasi Mol lah -died with his hand on his beard and a ' last prayer murmuring from his lija*;" un i liis pupils p'rislail with him, all save oil", uml lie tlu> lira vest and fiercest of them ull, who broke through the otiotrcling bayonets, dashed al In aillong spul past the more dis tant lines of running fire unharmed—n-irwil I suddenly up ns la l reuclusl the angle of a i uiountum gorge, into which he knew none . dar« dto follow, shook his ml acimvtar, and linrhil a defiant execration into the laces of ! his haflli-d fra-*, and the next nioment. with an exulting shout of “Allah! II Allah!'' disappeared ill the dark litomiUiu pass. The forlunaU- horseman w.i* ,Schamyl, the future linun, (preacher,) the prophet-soldier of the f’aiirasus, whose ewafs - a* inst di*- (crib d. many ol his followers to this day firmly believu was due to the dires t interpi tiou of lh' angel (labriel! Scliumyl, who is one of the darks'yad, dark liaiml, partly Tartar rins- of Tehetrlientxes. was born at I I’seliirskei, u place of alsmt three thoaaiiud i iiilmhitaiits ; and after lii-escap-fiom (ium- i Inhu In- employed several y »r- in p raiabu latiug the mountain.' "f the Is- gliian chain, i pro idling wherever lie went with fervid do- I 'liietiii' njun the sadul duty devolvril by liisl upin all true believers, to extirpite tin- j intrusive infidel, and tlu- pu,adi*al rewards which death in so high mid holy a cause must iulallibly insure. Thi prophet call, us j it was dcrniod, to bnUle from the cupola* I anil miaarets of the sublime nisi towering Alps, gradually kindled tin UP nt fanaticism 1 of the mtiiiiituimi-r* to u llaui'-, which soon . Cominunieutiil itself to tie- dwellirs in the eiti'-M itrnl steppes of Daghlsfan. no*f the a,I- ( jaceul valleys ai*l (iluins. The story of j Hchaiuyl s mimeiilous iweap- from t»vni ral Ron-ii. by favor of tin- un i,angel tjubru I, j was rep'iited from mouth to iniuith with , i iu Hem variation* and addition- hi during, 1 skill ami midim as u soldier iiuillrmiil tlic [ illosions of n cmhilous bigotry ; and In j griidimlly drew urouii'l hi* -On "lard,and la.iil | s > In* sway, lh' multitude of raggni warn j ors wli'K** swords have inscrjlc *1 so many victor'll- upon the back of tin- Rn 'inn ar 1 min', und to this hour pro-* nt* an invincible front to tbeir di-niauil und prai-tu ally dm ' coinlitnl mlv iaaries. Many well autlieiitii'alid in faiic - of bis daring arc n-latsil One or two of tlo m*y interest the render fti I H4o.Hcliimyl found himw.-lf HUrroniaf d by t«cn<:ial (jrabls and l'*,ObO veteran Russian ln<o|is nt Achulko, a kind of mud 'iieainpineiit p reh'-d upon tb' 1 top of ii rock on the banks of Koisu. The ramition ol Ibis place was so strong that tic attempt to florin it was alnualomil, alter the loss of l.'iOll men but Helmniyl bail -asin a demllier foe Ilian tb ras r«l Uratils- no*l liis army to rooti-iKI with— ! lioiigt r. hunger, verging upui famine, tame ; liefon- a wn k hail pa*r»-d. 'I his was ktiowo . in tlic Ratouri camp ; uml tla- plow having (icon strictly inve-ted on all «i«h-*. it wa» ra-r- i Uiu that the sum rah’r cotild not long tiede- 1 inviii. Ull the last lUy but one of Augu't. li. » ral tirabta- ii aricd. fr'Mii an nnauaUil ly-sgbian whom his soldier* hud caught wliibt attempting to crawl pot the blm-ko- 1 ding litsv. that not a particle of find was left in Achulk" . that Si itamyl Ik y pos p*e<l to isu-ap- that very night, with oia-or ; tw-. I'hos'n comrades by means of a rime Jowi-nd down tb*' fat* of the rock to the j 1 KotsU »t*l Achulko. la mUl' d. wouhl Is ■ »urrei*lernl afti-rwaril* A strict wateb was immediately orrh ml to Is* k'qit a* Us iodieatisl spit, and diri-etiotv were givm to awakvri tie tins r»l at wha'i v-r brsir of tl* night the eai<ure of tb< redoubt**! Hcharayl might be iff* teil. Ja*t U-fore lawn, on" t»-» thru- to- n wen- mm to cauti'msiy d■“ ' (*! In a 'opv, let gently down on the riviy side, n pndiet- | r-.j, who were, of Course. Ilistatil-y wiijn-d , aid hurried off to tb- «»e:ara!'s tent, tlrs- I iif ila- captive* a Imitted, in tis- Hurry of t|je j sur}>riac, a* was -ttpp**d, that \n woa rs aamyl; uiel tin* was e./t<ti in»«l by the lawgb.a i, ti.ii.ugh Mi, IliksflnatHMl tls: . issqionaot print sad lieea secured* IjttMl Or*!i » was ih-.igtitio id an tJnffUt was forthwith d -ptrkM with tie' tiding* that f tls not irtwo- n-lssl, Seiiiiiq' Ifey, hail las o ' rangtit. aiui ordered to is -,.->t out of hand. U , . . tfai* ».ii going ■ Ua t -p -, which had , qua by drawn up a/a n. wsm once i rt)'€" I ■»< red. arsl this ton- otiiv ots- mao , d.-Mi-nled by i>. who rmu-tmi tis river uu - obattwed. kwp-d upm a raft that juft at ( that critM-a. iisiM'nt «we|d by. awl tie bs) ~ haughtily exultant Russian fieraral was t aroas.j <o a *».»»*•!/•• of the trick that had las-o j ayed'hoo >*y abon'a of “ Scbaiavl 1 1 “ ncbawyl from Ws- mud wails of Act ■ ko. t in nalni.x r ply »be waving of a «m»li gr**-o bt tls- true li> hamyf. a* >#«*f*t down the wwift koisu in the downing sun light, presently to tind himself amidst hide and amongst Inends, that would render suc cessful pnnunt, if attempted, impwsibk'. Ackulko surrendered at discretion. the huts were burned, aud Ueneral Urabbc retraced hi* stc|M in a very ungry mood, whieli a daring atiark on his rear guard, hy the übiuuitou* and indefatigable Sohainyl. at the head of a large body of horse*. oxa.-*|x>r*tivt ) to fury. The lumu was beuten off with sonte difliculty, and the vietorious (lenerul’s march *»< sullenly rvsunnxl. and concluded without further molestation. This indomitable hero still carries on the de*|>eratc struggle with the otaiuies ot his race. Net for a moment lus ho ever lid’ lured, wavenvi, or turned his hack upon his deadly fin’s. Wli.it will Is’ the final result * of his war with such u gigantic power, time | ulone can tell. Til. Sartvil llntmrr ul lsl> m. UeT. I>r. Sehautllcr, tor the last twenty live years missionary ut t'oiiHtalltinople, 111 the cour« ( >f mi address delivered one Sun dar evening at Mr. Hogarth's church, ill i llrooklvn. illustrating the geutual beliel winch prevails uniting tin Turks that their religion La* dom'd its mission, stat'd the fact that the green coat of Mohamm il which is the suered banmTOf Mohammedan ism, hail disupptianxl troui t'oiataotmople, . This article is Is laved hv entry Mohaniodaii to have lam woven iu I leaven, aud brought to Mohatniisd hy tin’ uugel tlahriel; ami it | is also an nrtirle of Ivlicf that wlam the rail*' of Ulaimsm is to terminate, the an tel will again diwivud and relaki it to Heaven. It lias ever tarn regard'd as tin gr. at *»• nd t’lnbl'Til. urouinl wliieli clutter all the pray ers ol tbo fuiUdul, and without w hich all j pmyits would In- unavailing. For (mutinies j it has been guarded with the greatest cuio ( in a particular uins<|uc at Constantinople. Whan it was first reported, last spring, that it hail sU'Mi illy dwupiwutvd, the missiona- j ries did not give the story iimeli i redit; but ull doilbt has since l**'ll dispi Ihsl Tin hy|s*lhesis ol tin- missiotiarins is I hat the relic has Iss'ti taken uwuy by some of the more bigotedeeelcMastics, who ar ■ eouvinml that I ('oiuitantinopli! is alxmt to lose its character | as a saeissl city, ami Ins-,non christiani/cd . and that they w ill probably, ill due time, again bring thu relic to light in some Mo huuillicditii kiculity, less cxpiwd to ( Inis tian influence. Yet tin’ general beliel of Iho i Mohammedan* id Turkey is. that the disap p-amne i* iu|s'ruatural. ami that it is aim- . iber proof that tin ir religion will soon onnv to un end. Their iuterprcUitiiai <.f their si* end books, it is well known, has long point ed to the present periisl ns that which is to , witness Hu-extraordinary event. One thing , is certain, that tha •entirocut* of the great bulk ol tin’ Turkish Mwhainnuslans toward tin' Christian religion a- will us the Turk- i iah government itself, have nnd'Tgorw a moat , marvelous ehangi- within the la«t law year*. , Lift llliistmtnl. A llkiioish. Among tin’ naval Oliver* > dcppsl by tin 1 Naval Retiring Hoard, (sap . the Philadelphia Hulhlm.) wa* Capt. Huns.t ( who hid received the thanks of t eiligl. - and Ihx’ll Vot'd » sword hy the State ol M«- i rvUinl, for Ins galluut h i vices in Jhe "‘' r "* 1 lnl'J. Tlwmlmn’ uf the Hoard fell u|sui him with rrnsliing weight, amt the niortifl cation which it oecasion'sl him is b. Ih vi .l to ban host* md lii« death, which occiirr«sl sotil'’ llmutli* alnce. Ills vvnlow, reeling the ri’.jsnisibibty renting u| sin her to vindo-atn I the fume Ol her deoeussl husbaml, slim the liist month of grid hud pufcssl, si lilnnit i rearing tin noblest nmo’iiuent to los un inorv which a Homan matron could have desired I Taking the Muryluml sword, she pnsx* dxl t with it to Annapolis, during the recent *.-* j siia, of tiw- Irngwlalnrc. Here sh<’ presanbd , the iiH’inorial, sitting lortb the a< toai «l tin Naval Hoard in her husband s r»*c, and wig gcsling that if la- hud Iscn justly condemn'd by that tribunal, tin gilt of Maryland had Is'Ti unworthily bestowed, ami ought to In no longer retained by Ids family. Accord ingly, »!«•' lagged lean to return the sword tolfs Htata. with tla’ mpiret thut if the i legislature Is I a-veil her husband lia-1 Is’Ti injur'd t»y tin' imposition, tls y would mnk< ionic i|is|»naition of the token of cofitidince uisl r< gard that should stand os a rehuk'l ot Ins [irrweoatori, and riisiicab' los l«s>r fame Tls- legislatare at nun- acecplul the return of the nwonl and pass'd a vote, almost nriao irooosly, Is stowing it upon tin gallant cup ain sou-—a manly Udol some 14 summer*. t« I l.allsu Wwllllli*. The S' lira*k« Ft lij New* of tin' .'fcl inst., contains a long account ol tlie marriage of n I’awnee Chief to u blood royal *<pmw oj i tbi Otoe trilie. The lirhleg r<smi was nain •i| White water, and the bride Wah rii'cth p siogs. We extract the following . The chieftain * daughter was elegantly dossed in a red Mains'! shirt with blue cali co drawers, a chirked aproa. and a summer kill'd buffalo rots’ uid a white Mt bat I ||er jewels were maguilh* nt From eitls-r aiirs’ular ileuetsl'sl blight ornaments of iiross, tin ami copper. We must not omit to ovation that Misa Wah iii'i*b-j*'-nngs also wore a " red |*t tieoat," embroidi re«l according to a design of Isr own, with porcupine ijuills, repre n tiling a'kxp-fatc dog l.giit. 11*r entire wardrotv ami jewelry could mil liave coat lei * than six ttioossoo dollar* m Footerndh; *nmy. ’I bo brid-grooin was attired in all tie inaga.fitsTio- which lu» rank and wealth diTiMieterl lie wore a stamlmg shirt mllar a i*d»l <if I'rvaideiit I'm roe. a Mm’straight- i < k.af d sohjkr e<Kil. with brass leiM«n» aud aa ei'V oil pair of l-puni-n spurs while hi* stalwart liintis wi re ailimrably < lolled in ai, awieut eoff.s- s*ik. Altogetlier tie *pi/ af ail's- of le,t|» tie- Uri \r %'s! tie groom wa* s,|»jiropn«b- to tls-ir tngh sjilrre* ill tile. The nesst sumptuiais feast awaitssl tie; gue>U at tie re»el*-n<e ol 'is brelr - father (: wa- -pread m a 'amp k•*tla- and so-fs-ief e.i over tt»s- fir,- that burned in tie- fs-n'le of tha’ |irmee'y Imlg'. It rmiaisted <g yeiiig •tog neat, very Under, biae corn are I old , dog Be at l/eaver tails Mel mule st.-ak, fr-*h tisb s'oj sugar, making altogellier Mei of tie- newt palalcablr aril resirisfiing eon pai sjs that ever gi»>sd a royal ramp he% tk’. The horn-s|moiM of ovvidental luxury seldom conveyed to theediicaUvl taste viands more temntiug aud delieicms. As for drinks. corn whisky, made ol red pop|»or. tolvaeco plugs and raui water, together with molas •ea ewsetemd coflee, mad* up the list. Among the distinguish'd persons present, we did not fail to notice the six Mcwdamre Petanasharo. the wives of that distinguish'd Indian who isuow at Washington, visiting ■lames lluchunun ou oflicicial busineaa. Al so Mr. W’hiteeow, of the Omaha iirinci|ail ity, Mr. Hig-Hoklier, Kai|uire Wildcat aisl the Hon. Short tailcil Klk lllimii tna). About I'j o’clock the military tx-gan to arrive, dun after guu maile its iipiN-arauee and timk up the poniinm assiguixl to it Out of every gateway from the fort, Kuro jaaus and natives wire pairing on to tlui esplanndc in hitndrtds, ami IV<'in the nativ<’ town every alley, street ami lam> were ills gorging their tkoiisuuds. All Ms im'il wiix inus to bi holdtwo traitor Sepiya Iduwn into ilark eternity. Their crime was kuowu. aud the stem und rompress'd lips of every Karo p m present lolil how well lls-y '(eservist tluii fate, l lu’ inuiiuer in vvhi' li they were ili l ''t"l iu tbeii neluiioua designs was uh tie and complete, and reflected milch credit up->n the deputy commissioner of pdiiwv mid his assi louts. Three limns had a utereilul I’ro video Co d>'li’at'd He iiiutimvrw hy tin tiim !> arrival ol Kurop’im troops from re mote colonies; and while tin’ fourth plot was . bring brought to maturity, the two crimi nal!-. were sci/.isl. The times th muiitksl that a tendd.-example sle.irld tm iitudc, and rtie j .liMilii ol til" IH' H was spsily. As tls- hour j ot live struck the stillness Is'eauic awful; - i cry fivling and lufulty wen.strung toils ut , innwt tense>n. and the twitting of hearts la esue audible. The sp-etui le was las’ of ' HUU'i horror there Is ing iumh’ of that ex-j eil< nci.l which is to Is- met with at a pub lie execution 111 any oilier part of the wiald The native* of liwti.i are not a >l> niouslrativ. race, and they lookisl on with aiip arauci ol stolid iiiihflcn uce. The lialidtulol slwruaud dcteniiiii'vl Knrop’iuis lunl. luorcorer, over t uwed thrill and there was bat one lisdiiig pnslomirmnt - Imr. Am.sig all tlsi aw* m idul llioasaiuls a murmur rould not even be li'aiil a whisper would almost nave dis turls d tin* wlillis-ss. The otlwcrs rislc along tU’ lines re«olvnl and nil'-nt. So uuisel'M . was their motion that not even the champ "f tla-ir horses' tats and tla- clank ol their ! sabre* jarridup >u tin:car. While the clock was yet striking, tie’ brigadier commanding j the garrison rise’ in front of Hv twoexecu j live guns, and it wonted lor a moiiMit as it all sound hiul tiled away, ilmaeubuii of the court martial was theu tea.l iu lliimlo slau -e.iifiui which lli. y weregtrd. tid to pru pare for death. They’ were then stripped nl Ill' ll rcgimenlsl jn. )<els, ami inari lasi Is' tw's-o Id.** of their I'.urop.au guards up to the ni'i/y.l<i> of the Iwu guns. Til*’ drill Inivildiir, one of the two, wit* a noliUi looking iiuiii, in the u.smi of mmlnssl tall and stalely. His mien wa< ereet Hint dtgulflrd, until tls- ni"it of the Itoyal A ltd lery laid hands npm Inin. Then he so iihsl to In lus il In - hour bail mnu l , a shudder shisik In's liauii', Ids laws (HI, nod his ivory white tivtli were diii-losetl While the two men wtc Is ing Itoiiml not a syllable wa< ntternl liy tie- ussenibh'l erowd, but a rut lling of d's'l along tin- bis- gavi noth'' that tls- Kiifl.-ld rifle was ts-mg ptvpire.l lor tie. lion. At tla- word ' prune, and wlieu tin ominous click of the lock 101 l upsi the cm, the loth N I visibly shook. It wa* evl dent that tli'-y dal not know hut that llv next moment the nil. might be brought to should, r and lev. I- d ajraiust their trout. Hiinult’ine'sidy with the loading of the in fautry. Hv g'm* to Hie rigid ami left of tlv i riminab were turned rlruiglil upin tin iia live regiments. Tlsy were load'd tolls’ luiix/.k- with eanisti r and gia|v. and the gunner- stood hy tin touch hoi.*, with tlv r matches liglitdf thi the rumpurls ol the tort lour '>M plunders were abei Uni ami ready Hy this tins: the prisoner* were so cured to tin two gun* There was a Bne m.’iit'* pans' which was broken hy Captain llolton. of the Itoyal Arldk-ry. calling out. with a loud von.*, “ ls-t all retire from the two guns except tlv two luen with Hie pirt hres , at tlv w<»rd fire. a|iplv the llial' ll.'' There was probably :i pnusi’ 'if two si eond*’ duration ; then tin word " n-ivly" w.,s given l.y Captain IMion. Its’ gums r« took Ind a ul to blow up tlvir match i*. but it Ms'iiu-d a long, long tilin’, lie two lifis'Sier* ami the artillery nvn st'ssl us immovable a* Ktatutes The awful stilla'ss wa* at length tirok'l). Tin word •' fit" ” rang out rh-ar u* a rlanon note from Hie li|* of Captain Holton. Next moment the earth shook as if a volcano had opwl at imr !•■«. Tho goo* were ivirclopsl in thick cloud* ol rimike, liitough tls wlnle wfath* of which little iiaitM-Ica ol a criinvui ""lor were tailing thick u» srsiw flakio Th' |i«r ticlis wen- tls- jiriwifvc* blown into atoms. lh'hftu' Witrilt Vllnn|i« In V*.»a*le«(» the ll««il»»». rretn rite M tfli tifri IMar, lutli A* tls- Rtv. Mr. 1.U.-aaer William-, who i cUinsd U» be tls- sou ol I/nn* XV I . uisl now rightful Is-ir bi tlie throne of Fram-c, wa- sitting at hi* lodgings, 471 l'eno*ylva nia Avenue, arranging sons- pai* , rs. betwen the hour* nl 12 and I o’clorll last ingle he wa* star'kd by a man isiddcniy cnU-ring Ins rmui aruJ ruivaiviug towards Inw with an uplift!*! dagger who cx> lain**) throngh hi* tieth, “ I’vi got you at last, have IT" Mr William* rrvd out, " A**»»•.ii ' assassin ! «*>.’ ns: from tlie *m*vih ' and altissigh a man seventy-eight year* of age but never tls >*» vig irmi* aisl *tr.«og, rs grosp*l tlv uplifted arm of tie villain with its- eis-rgy of a man .let'-rmir**l to iteh-tsl hi* lile to tlie la*t Kiremity, and continued to alarm Us- liooi* by nsw of ' Assassin! assassin!" '| b . '.litre! was "hip rate but short . the villain finding that Iv ould not accompli*!' In* hellish pur pise, aisl th h'«is* Iwuninj alarifs-d willi a vigor«ms eff./rt etinrat*«l himself from Us- grasp of h.* inti n<h’l vic tim, **sid»o!y It ft Us- room aisl ll.»l tls- Loot- The ersa of Mr Williaoi' and tie mu** of tie- e'Mibwt thoroughly a!aru>ei| Hv leeise hut n*»t ia time to rapture the villain. When the lotnatr* etitend lL*- r*>m ot Mr Williams, they found hini lying upm the flour totally exhausted, aisl the dagger of the amaamu near him upm the floor. Mr. Williaiaa is uot injured, but is now almost prostrated by the excitement anil exertion of the contest far his hie. What could have caused any man to thus attempt the lih.« of a poor luotTeusivc old man, who must soon pass to hi* grave, is [taxi the ooui|>re hension ot any one, anil tha greatest of all mysteries. It is p«*ihk’ that Un- assassin limy have Ivcu in search ol another p rson. Mr. Williams think* he has seen the xillain several times before, ami balierixi him to Ist a mail who •topp'd at the li.mwo tor nevcral 'lay* (p'rlm|*i to k-arn his room uud habits) hut left two or thrtsi 'lay* *iiii>’ Will uny one solve this mystery * Hoi i,mi of MeulH tmirli •» *l*ll War. A private lett'T tvax'lvixl in Salem, give* tlv following teinble account of tlv awlul atrocities coimuilh'd iu the Handa (Iricntul country. Tlv letter is dated Montevideo. February ti : We an’still in a r ate of civil war in this uiiforluiiiite province This tunc there has tax'll much blood-dml —some 7dfl lives hav ing ultcady Isx’ii saentii.xl to the cause of llbrity (How tnnt word isidiilwil’) Hen I lias was defeated, about a week sluts’. Minis ’JMI miles in the interior, and over !l>wi prisoner* surrenilensl to the (Jov erumuut 1 1 oops. Alter sending to the Hove rumen!, to know nliat ilispo.nl ion should Iv umd" o| the prisoner*, the l*rs*i dent .*•’lit order*, an hour aflerwiinla. I<> shoot !iH oiliix’rs and can tne throat* of nearly goo ol the soldier*. Among the olticir* were lien. I’u’jar I bus. who Ima occii serving hi* country all hi'lifo imii , uii'l ms iu eomiiiiiml of the hirers from this prnvlnee when H<>*sas fell, and a mail who bon nnexei'llent character,lien. Frurs. ois> ol the veterans ol thirty three, and Id* son. ii col.mcl, and other ofll.cr* of not imicli lower grade rills Inis been one of the m<*>t brntul liUtclM'ries that ever Htmiicd the anlial* of this country. It o.i«tii|«# Itoaic* and Urilu 1 ultugellvi. W Ivn it wa* known that the ordei had Ih'i'ii nut out for this wholosulr slauglitvi. tlv Knglish und French Minister, und both Admirals, tlicbpmish Minister. Amir lean Ikuuiuudorc aud American Con sul, ull went to see the I’li'slik ut, to Sllp plicate un'i'i'y lor tls’*" poor fellow* but in vain About twenty Of H* first hull'w of this place also wiait, aiming w h.-m were the sis t. r ol the I’rvsidiuit's wife, Sciiora Vldal, Sen..ra Caalellnuo- wife of tla- f’resid. nt Ol the Henate , Mr* lloipii'lia, I’resldixif ol the (lliaritabk 1 A*aoelnti<m ; tbo widow of Urn. I'aehceo; tlv widow ol Urn, Isivullaeu; uisl lildenl. ull Were ladle* ol tls: first IT sp.wlabtlily. They even went down on their kiln -, supplieulmg paril. n lor those Orlnlal efllivrs , tint they were lorned away with insult und tlsi psir lellows were shot like dogs, All"l tie m leave large familnw, which were entirely d> p’lah iit upon them for sup port It Imi placed the whole city Inmisiiii mg. No decent lady app-ais in Hie «tr. *t without being dressisi in dn'p moutuiug.— Kveryliody, of liolh pilitu ul pirlaw, is hor ror all li ken al this awhll de ilruetion 111 life. 'Hie eoiiH-ipienis will, I h-ur I v dreadful, and we Is'gln to stx-it already. Ttv cavalry ehi upilut the surrender ol Hies, and have I* en making dreadful Wulk. They have nl reaily visited »>■ vend village* and cut the throat ol i very Uiimn they eneiainti r -nu n, women, and rliildmi and destroyed Hour prop rly to as great an extent a* pMsihle - - I In* vi'ugtiuiee dm* not tall upm tin guilty only, but on uny of tls- adherents "f the party that did tne awful del übovc men tiofwsl Tiim Wxrkas »o tiik Mishs.hi ci xan • tin i Hi • *he—M u extract the billowing, ill rigurd lo llm cxp*fiiiu'tits of topigrnphi eul enguvrrs ou the watiT- of tlv Missi**i|i pi Hi vers, from the I 1 tier of our < airo river com spiuduit; l,n ull nniit Abbott * parly ol lopigrapbi. cal engineers sr«- still at work is-ar t'oluni. bus, aud will remain llien* until duly, by wlneli tune they e«|sx I to asi'Tlain to a gal lon III* amount ul water which flows down tlv Mississippi in a par. ami tla.' iflcctof tie- levv-s now built und building upon lit* river below At fie ih’op’st pilot they found one hundred ami fllln-n tout of water, at low water. They have aacertaioed that the car rent runs there at the ratcol seven miles per hour ; that there i* double Hie amount of s>'li.nrnt In th* Mississippi that there is in tlie Ohio; that the water* of the two rivers, in ordinary stag'*, do not i nmplctcly inti# mingle lor a d.»laive of fifty mihw bekiW Cano, ami that tlv amo'iut nl iHsliuH-nt at tie. lop of tlv current is tls- same as that seventy five feef below. (!<*.. lUstoii* I’f/uauar Arrxias.— Althmigli f 'ol. Hxmtiis wi-nt throagh tl# usual formalituw of making a will. In- is-vef lh"k-s*ds«l very pair 'llie creditor* of his estate are not likely, however, to press their claim* iinphrasantiy, aud, if a pr-jw l "« foot ia refereu's: to a certain dispueition of bin lab-st literary laleirs '■ * iec-»*fu]ly carried out, hi* delils will tiruliahly lie paid in full. Kvefy on* who liaa husmres ibwlings with him >ptsk in tiie strongret brin* ol his Hparlau sense nl hoie.r ami faith full* re to In* '-ngageiivul s, mini ottl secret of hi* late lislefatigabli' lalsir* lire in the fart ofbis extn iiH- anxk-ty l« cancel cvsry pecuniary •ililigation I* for*’ hi* decease. A writer in tlm New York K/yrtu bo ininati’* the H'"' J- J f'airrsnfixs, of K'-ntneky, for I'rreident, siwl K> fJovernor Huar, ol New York, fur Vic* Pnwidi nt in IHfiO As Ms- Kjpim ohservre, however, it is too early by a yiar ami a half for n«wt pai«r* to make I‘rwideuU, or for vis- poli tician' to talk a suit them. II i n*u Motsi*..*, who set fire to the A*l.t>bula county, Ohio, Inflruwry on the 2d ul February, and hy tls burning of which ureri (rnesii lost th* ir livre, plead guilty to the usiii-tment. aad was aentmued to the p-mteutiary for twenty year*.