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f EDITOR AND PROPUIETOI; VOLUME1 1; LEXINGTON, ifOLMES- COUNTY MISSISSIPPI, Ti UKSBAY, NOyEMilEli 12,1810. :aT:r cei: i. - AMOS 12. CORWINE,)', POETRY idei tf ritte'ri irt ijristol Church-yard. : Strnngeri in thy pride orsouf; - rCnst thou atr"v with nature' doom! Or the itrenn of time control;. ' : Onward tweeping to the tornh' ' : Do the dreim of Ienjthen'J yeira v ; Oa thjr sink in;, spirit die- i;- r "... : Ho?kij all thy hopaa add :fjaf , . V Caild of frail iflurtklky ? 'Vv f . Pauie thou then and mafll the" ground, ' Sacred to a despot waji t infant age and thought profound ' ,' Here raiidt equal tribute py, .: ! v, )ufc thou on liRi'a moikin stige : Seek the j-.y8 that earth ;iti gWc " Comeand aedtt dtfi.hs anlplj juge, Learn for other wealth to live. - - Life i but z. pasning alndf. Pleasure but a tniicint igh; Eirthly ic'iemes in vapor fide, L;nf than dust and vanity. - There! a day that knows no end. There'' a find where trouble cease; Feud, and tnfe and diacord blend, All to harmony and peace. v - Would'st thou gn that realm of light! Ar;n th.-e fur the victor fi-ld; - . Noh'y wi;j th-? Christian fiht, " -: Faith alone thy aword and auicld. . An Extraordinary, Feat.- v-Voti have more than once heard of the enterprise of the Hon.. I. Hamilton; own er of the popular steamboat Great Britain, and several other boats on Lako Ontario and the river St. Lawrence..: This gen tleman is extensively engaged in the,.(br: warding business, aud is now .the oldest steamboat proprietor in this country, lie 1 . . l. . . - i , 1- TV.' . . i' 4 v . The wearing., of Kins:s. v' r . The Roman?.' who seem' to have dis tinnbhed .themselves above all; other burning orJ people'iiithe wearing 6T-rings, becahie so! Monarch in. ' ' Steamboats burned. J Wo find the TolioWm ncccunt of th ) As ee ry - the Kleamlouts Empress imd r??e??t r -vr delicate and fastidious, that each person commonly, had two rings, one thick and heavy for. the -winter, and a lighter one for su rmher. Ry; moderate ptople, '. one ring was wora on" the middle finder. ' In the course of time, , the number of rings becctme the owner of thc Froutinac,, t!ie worn by each individual was" increased first boat built on the Rritish side of the , three rinz on , one hand soon Ixrcarnt St. Lawrence. .1 well recollect making a ' conimon, and soou after, one on 'each fin- Co. and win the heavenly prize, Ti a parent voice on high - ' Bid celeati tl pleasurea rie, . Boundlea as eternity. ,."Duntino. Greenwood. Oricto!. .., . :- ' Q My Mother iu Heaven. : I bend me oVr thy pallid form, ' " A apell cteala ti'er my e mir' v I icarce can think that thou'rt jone, Yet teir undidden roll. I hirdly thought of thee as one, ; 1 " iri, r...i. i . . i -1 ' . iuu.it icaiu wuuju uiKKe ui prize; I never dard anticip ite Wh.it now I realize. trip in tnis boat twenty years Tigo, when we iWercs nine . days in . perlorming the route from Kingston .to little Ynrkr tiow the City ot T0xonioiast the iiuniler ou days that tl5 Brittania v;is rumun across ths Atlantic iro.n ; i ; a.uaxjto l Liverpool. I M r. i aniillon has for - so.ne years been unaer tns nnprsion ttiat a: steamboat mi'htbe cdilstrnc'vl ior the navigation of the ?t. Lawrence, lip those stupendous rapids called thd Lou aatt't; etc., Tiiose best acJUaiuted with ihte naviia- ; tiou could not be brought-' to believe that thc obstacles 'whic:i presented themselves cou'd be overcoaie. i'o-.vever, the en ; terprising gentleman of whpji a:n speak ing, determined to make the experiment, and a large boat 'argcr than the Runing - ton, .Captain- Sherman's boat on Luke Champ:a'n was bui t under the imme diate direction o7 jIr. Hamilton. 'I'hc boat, and al its nLichin?ry, were com- pleied at the dock-yard at Niagara,' and . when launched she was named the Onta rio, and is perhaps as fnu a m;del as can be found." Unfortunate y,.the machinery proved too to be too slight, and, when making her first trip from "Toronto down' , the lake, one of her paddle-wheels drop- pel or broke of!) aiid was never seen cny ? more. At the same tims one cf her en gines was rendered entirely useless. She j afterwards made two or three attempts to -overcome the rapids, but it was lound that the machinery was too slender to ac- cumpiisn n. due, . However, ; with 5one Wheel, proved that her speed vvas greater than that of any oth jr boat oil thiise wa ters.' ' t k. ., ; . It was fmally. determined to make an attempt to transfer lier to the line" running the NcwrOr.'eans ilulleiin Fire.About lour o'clock ' ycrtcrday morhing;the : alarm of fire: was gi ven, which proved to be iu the steamboat Em press, botind Tor St; Louis and ' ready to start. 'She was lying at the foorof Gfa vicr street the steamboats Ilienzi, Oceana fcc.? lyitig in the same tier It w.-ti thought advis;tb!e to cut the EmpVess adrift; winch was accord msr J v done. ; isne men armea I could not think that eye would cloae Its orb no moTe to move; Bjt tliou art gone; although to me Tii ftroke m ly aeeoi severe, I w i.l 1 not c ill th e back to earth To piin and trial h?re. : this attempt was thought by some to be aloiU its feasible as saitindown'the Falls of iNiag.ifa' Mr'familtOti waT willitir to ar.t ton 'oe be aealid, no more -to ana air ... - . . . ay find, maternal love. . L;iav'V".v. '! m - i .,'- ' .7 thf T.nncrSfn:t nnrf tlio "tlmV . fmllj t the (. ascades, . aud ah ludian. of the Caughnawaga tribe to guide her 'over the Lacliiue," Previous Xo '-making- the attempt, Capfain Lewis tlliard,the co.n mander of the boat, a -well-tried Yiinkee navigator; who has had much experience on the St. J ,a vvrence, - went do wn on se v- i ral raits of timber,' and made -all the ex My thoughts turn in upon myself, And teaM of sorrow flow, v ;. ; I f ink of thee in heaven, and wefcpj But shed not tearf of wo. Wht though conumptin ghastly hand 'aminations and preparations; which were practicable. ( . . ;;. ' . z On the morning of -the jU'th of -August the boat left Prescolt, and in I less tluffi '9 hours she had passed overfall these . Ra pids, which are so appalling to the sizht, aud was safely moored at the wharf in Montreal -as great an exploit as -was ever performed by a steamboat of such a r lass. In conversation with Mr. :IIdiuirdj lie stated to me' that at one period Jiis Cana Thy feature hath.irnprtsse l! The'aTl-left Ait. traces there That bJreV' ' -h7 rest.;. a J ....... . . T;e radience ortlieun, Gilding the summit' and the. cloud E'en when his W ff , run. , 1 Thy fur m we soon commit to earth; 1 Mut it to earth begivenl ... r I win not think of thee, entombed, 111 thirjk of thee, in heaveni- . -- Saturday " Courier. Early wooMahd won. T . MBS. iSbv.1 - "T " - ..... , .. x Eirly wood nd early . won, . . ' Wag never repented under the san.1 " s - German Pravtrb. ; Ohl sigh not for th fair yoitnJ bridi, . " " O.me in her opening bloom, . .V Far from her kindred, loved and triedif; Tu glad another home;. ."" - Air ady are the gay brief days , V.-v: . - Of girliah triumph gone,. - , ' And trairquil -hapiir.e repays ' ' - - Th early woo'd sx; J won. ; .V" Fear Uatl inviJs h'rr peace ao more, . -- io? ibrrov v?.;;:-! the fc're ut.: " : ,r Wr pWsia rir!ftea areVer, : Her doutjt j are at rv-t; -;, . Theiiittetin- Uuut.cf worldly state J:iAi6mhUit !.:r to.fckaa,-- . - fiiti;'ggaad of purer UU await - ' i , - l ueCa.Iy Zlid WC3 ' ' Cnfidm, fo:jd and wann,' Uiiu lied by the' world' vain mart," ; Unscathed by peiost j eturm; : la Mi-ipediifrfrrediBhe hath notpissd, 'I'lll HopaVsweetcuyrsS was run. Ko chain of sad ren em trance bind ier smiles and sorjs have ceased to grace . The hall cf festive mirth, , But wdm aii ei-lfct duelling pbee , Iby. a. trui-3 hearth: Rer hour of du 'i P tr.J Isve, j j wel led- rings,- i t ; being fottndA that t ho riglithaud was inconvenient for the purr pjo. : The face of r.n anecs'or, of a friend or of the reigning cinperor, . was some-tini-js sculptured on i he . rings, and at other times, sonic public cventsuch as a victory or a triumph; such auing was commonly used in scaling letters. . Un der the sculpture of the stone was often concealed a deadly poison, that the wearer-of the ring .might, by this suicidal metnod, tree himse i trom the frowns o; fortune. This sad and dreadful alterna tive was chiefly had recoars to unJer de?io!ic julers, and in the declining ages of tiie .Roman Umpire. The cacs ol Demosthenes and Hannibal are .web known. When a person was dying the rinjf. was' taken, iro.ii his finrer. If the dyimx p?rson Jeiivered it to any one, it be- tOAcnod the adoption -of the person to wiio.n it was d-.i vored, as heir to him who irave it. isometimestne dviir Parent de livered it to the eldest sou, in token o,' tlio dominion of the latter over the farni. ly estate. -The birth-da v ring- was miiv .... . " . j worn on mat Hay, and was a present from liieuds. Tiie ornaments of the ancient Unions; like those of the Gauls, consisted in part ot rings, made of gold and silver, and, in default of these metals, of brass, .'i bev were exccediiioly fond ofthesc ornaments. and had them ofiron. when nothing bet, ter.was to be be d.. On ODeninrr omr of the barrows, or liu'rym places ofome of the ancient Britons; wir"are soTiumer- Dusly scattered over tlie dfjwijs otVoouth . iitshire, Sir iticliard Colt llore found numerous rinars and female orname.nts.so I elegant and so rtch as to make it evident liat the ancient Rn tons were not Mi'birr barous as we generally imagine; for they must have had a foreign commerce to en rich them, esjecia!iy wjth -gold; to that they .cither, imported expensive works of art from abro;;d, or paid for the produc tion of them'at liornc.";- - r ' , . The antiquity of the marriasre rimr fs. in all probability, very great. r It was a pledge of an engagement- so'emn' j con tracted and'of never ending: unity and al IVciion.; -Its use as a p:cdge, was at one time more regarded tiian its value as an oruamem; Uierefore it was made of iron. In, the course of time the iron gave way to gold, but women were stul not in the habit of wearing rings in the early times of the Christain church, except such: as their suitors scut, theni.' 'J he tiuns of the order of tv Anne, at Rome, show a' rude silver ring as the wedding rinir of oachim er.- una man wo are to d, vore sixteen on his haudi' At'one lim j they used the right. h:uld;atiinti:hcr time the left, theu er,'and -unfortunately brought' up aJong iUb thifciingjfsm turn; "at Inst the lin;re'rs jsicfi of the steamboat Monarcfi; if recently nftheJefc hand were entire! v covJred .witlf ? launched, after havimr uudrsrone the- rougii repairs,) and we regret . to stale, tnt in a few minutes 'trie-Monarch caught lire then omniiinicated to the hulk of the ioonslick, which was also consumed; and bv the greatest dint of exertion, the-i.ou- ma, lying on tiie; slocks at the yard of ;uessrs. iiarroll Tc Lo., .was saved, witn nut little damage to the after cabin.- Du ring the confusion onboard the Monarch, ah explosion of gunpowder took place on .MKird the Empress,. from. the forward latch, which rmderia.ly deterred the ef forts to save a portion of the cargo. How ever, we are happy to state that no injurv was sustained by the persons in the im mediate vicinitv. The hulks were towed down by the ferry boat to the flats oppo site the Slaughter House - Point, aad .-.we .earn an attempt. will be. made to save the engines. - c have not-learnt hour ? the Arc originated. . , . - European Powers. ; i?becornirg i'ntcrestrd m 1: we F'd j-jJn thr: f !!-Jwjr; it - r'etive slr-rs-'Ji cf tL? varicui powers, in fi-.ndjn armies and vessels of rsr. We ahou'd etaw that many of these tmcivU are prohatly hut thp nominal etatistic .of, the Und forces, and that many of the vessels &ns l-iid up in ordinary. 'With regard to ZnfiirJ vie know ll'.s to be the case, and that 'many of her regiment s ar mere akeletons," - prrscr vin" their rp.pcctiye names to; serve 's. re- with the currSut and' was urged ' by; tiw 'n F' fd viirl tnwarrl? thn 'onriosite side Ot the nv-i I 4. . ... ........ .... -j j ..... RneJand, IIusi, France, "' Austriti '-. Prns?Kr:i, .... olhnd, piin,' He.'iriiiin, , - Sweden, Den marl:, Sardinia, Naplef, N..rw.iy, Greece, Ialy, II :nver, iltvrin( Saxony. Wurteinbunr. VrFfl. 40d : ' ' 'A'" - 0. , " 18 0 -4 -8 l l j o 0 Men. ' 223,0t 0 73.010 70,U(S0 ,! 40,ft)J !j-t.noo lo.oco IG.tiCO 4,000 15,(.C0 In brightness ha hca n ; Peace be hee a-.rti t Jb early wso'd ec Hid. and line, the nartuit nt'tl tnr it.. . i . . .c' -.. . J dian pilot;wouid s'.adly. have.jr.iven .up ! . "V concmae tins part of our the job.' and gone on : shore but he , Ikj haved nobly. . Another, individual told me that after the boat had salely made the leapof the Lachine, the Indian who diad guided her through - the passage, - threw up iiiis cap.'andvmaae tnree leaps ajong the deck, manifesting the greaicst triumph at his success. " . .. . enquired of Captain Tliliiard whether any preparation hadjbecn made.for ? their preservation there evenan that that h seen .ny might h Uu tTfe w persons' knew - that it was in; tended to'bring the boat down the rapid?, and Uia inhabitants of this city were 'as tonished vnea they lO-trned the feat which. hadjbecn parformed; and had the. fcoat passed do wn to Quebec instead of remaining in isiomreai, many would not have believed that the voyage had been made' '""'". . t noiiemg an ancient; form oi the marriage ring, termed the grimma! ring: The origin of the word tgimmal, is to be referred, perliapv tq the Latm gcmelius, twin or double, and. implies the imity ot heart which. should belong to tiie married pair. " 'The ring is construct ed, therefore, pfdoublc hoops,-which plav one ..with another, Jike the links of a V'in. KacirhooD hns no iff fti i .j - ; - Love and Politics.,.,...,, ,-. The ladir of Ala'ne aio alo.u;t without ex ; e,.tiii, all wuigs. Jn th? town of Bristol, n yniinggirl wh was .enifajred to a young. fih eriutn in th island of 31onhrfint which ii. tttached to th.it town, and who was suspect ed of Io( o fueoiam, tuld hirn that she wiulc t:iie!i Lim from her favor unless he voted t!ie it 'ticket;. T)e youn- 'manA who by t'leway was just 21, an had consequently njver voted before, demurred,-but hi lady Iov v;a inexorable, and very justly insijsted tha rrnt to be.a whig in these times," argued either a lack .inte!!igo:ce, and discernment, or a want of!l)r:nciple and truo patrititlrnu- Neither de.lc ieney was to be overlooked t'y her, tni he need, never come and see her again, therefWe if he did not vote the Harrison ticket.'; I' and prejudice, had a hard contest, but the for mer triumphed. The young. man - voted the entire whig ticket and Thorp ei the- whi- ran did.'te, was chosen by one rnajozity. The dam--el i mrcly deserving the thnnk. not 07 of tlie young in in whom fche'thud snved from th-i . in of l.ico' fo.-o'3'n, but of every true repuMi n ths United SiuicsPravideiice Journal t 1 11 1 ' ' - ' ' JMoimtain-Tops.; - ' - . The mountain fop is the place for the isings of the rehjrious-pluioonhcr. Phere, every thins: mundane sinks to its due station of inferiority - the air, purifi ed from mists and Yxhalatfons, inspires greater activity, of life; the world's noise .uiu luui mc ue;ow ine neavens' " shed down ihesty pands deeper omc; J and br the apparently - in creased proximity of the ; celestial lumi naries, t h e: sol itary'muser seems to havp made half his journey to the better world, i mi Pottnal, not known ' it will be perceived that the afmy of 12ng land i exceeded, by that f several of the oth er countriei. but it should also be recollectrd that in in any of her. colonies,, the native miliv. tia, and corner i me regular ; native soldier. stipply the place of a standing force supported hy government at home; J'ublic opinion hi 1 contributed, in fomc measure, to dimin isu ner rejjuur army; out sneriia an aimosi. counties militia- to recruit from, in case of need, w'thrn her own limits, and hosts of In dian 6epoy,-and colonial troops, which could im ?cdiaiely be called into action. . France lias her National Guard a a roaunzihe for fa- ture Impe'ial Guards. Russia has the lar jf.t star.dinj army iu proportion to her pupa - lation, anu or course iu. lewer re!qrrci in case of accident, la the above table", the landing army ot Italy is probably that oi Jhe pope, as the northern and 'most1 populous part ' of the' country Is in the bands of -Jusiria. . Wuh repect Jo the natives we have no par- ticular data to which we can refer, but believe -that Itussia ha jnrre vessel in active service than either of the other'pjwe rst7ef. rnilTta rj eMaviisnuient na lonjr oeen ner heaviest defend - from the in jasions 'of savage fribes; and even were this not the case, her jealonsy ' t raoce and LngK- d , - and " her rapaciu vi;ws, would alono. be sufScient motive- for , keeping together -her enormous-'forces. - She , wants, hvevcr one great article which wul prevent her trom becoming formidable at a d;v tance frjm hr frontier. - She wants ;ojcst: and had itrt been fur Kpglish gold.- her r- rnie cc-uld not have reached Paris tathe war . of Napoleon. Boston Potr - -: - . ; - v" An attempt .to murder - a AV i fc. A man named Thomas Taylor has Just been their stellar virtue' uncorruntPdr i ' . W. . " ie carryingthe thoughts with it: ex-rk,V,,a Mr?' AJ.epr.nc.pIe w.tne.. v to a-w der arch. ;,nd -,', luc compia.uanc, wnose te$timony -amounted to a mere apohv for the nrisoner's rnndiirt She stated that he had been married to him for 29 yoar.7and thaf. ! had had by.hini "19 chil crjn,'and that during that period he had nerer I'he ancients' eftlier front a kiiowIA! MM-trcated her, until the occision of the assault of human f nature, or from -a oertaiti ; reli-C0,nilainefvT',cc struct 'er in the facV,' gious insiihct, sought fortheif consecra- Antl attempted to cut hef throat with a carVin ted edifices the highest sites"; The tem-j-kni. , A brothcr.-f the complainant howler P'. f. ('flpifoh"ne ovc overlooked .-th' testified, ,that the partie. had oltentimes be.; whole Of the Imperial city.' thatof lupi-fquirrebd, and that ha had. often cxnres -tcr Ammon isficun .from far, the highest ed his jealousy ol ,her. .This statement was Ieakorthc'A!ban hills: upon the hio-hestralo corroborated by thr withe-;, and the . -a me otner convex: ear 1 ijs twict.t U Wl l,iC Nwwy nocnmeion, amonp-. Urv found the or ennr m case 01 acciuem; nesai . Xce round, and each is snnnoi a the Alps, is a-cliar!f to which the inhnli - " J' " :V .nad not. , inerc was none, nc hand i3-3lll0lT. f.om-.nnmh-oL,!- ll jtants of the valley1-annuallv. and with P-iLosorniciL-Two ..diMin-uished nT.;. extra plank -or spar, as heteared WOrk wrist nWvi f.v, -ilr. ' foil ascend to' uorshin CinA : ;i gopher took belter under one tree doriU. ad any thing ot the. kind been "wfl nhnru . hi. .3' that elevation orn'nen' ,V fteav7 thne one.of . th?m ' , thc-cre-the 'white leather- lhc sam0 di-7 h'hTM times, hetd: typical of eTevatb , ir: ; ' ' ISV !?.?! V Wnind ve oecn snorn. . . . . -; Uviat ln eac)l loonis v do tn n--, Cevtamiy: the one teiKb to nrod.ifP thn wn-ii this i m i !,.,-!. " - - ' . - Not so bad. - ., .-."..." ,. A vounsr lady bei.iir dreadaitlv fright ened by a null that had : broken . from bis pasture, called to some- men wiio were in the neighborhood to, "drive away that GENTLEMAN CowP - ' .' A "large proportion of Patriots. ' In the town "of Gloucester, Mass., with a population of 3 JS, there are 2rrevo!u ticnary, pensioners; 85 persons between 60 and 70 years ot age, of whom 48 ar females, oS between 7 and SlL-of whom AJ are tsmalcs: -3 oeiweervsu r.nd U of whom 10 are Ijmal' n 90 and i' 1 and '2. females betwee mrrr?Wnrl uuiuii ui in i;uuuierparr; so'tuar on bringing together the fiat surfaces ohhe hoopsj tne latter immediately unite hi ohe Tinorr die lower hand; or of which the paiui is uppermost, is represented "a he.irr and as the- hoops cftse, th haudj - slide into contact, forming, with their ornamen ted .wrists, a head to tne whole . The de vice thus presents a triple emblem of love fidahty and Union. Such a rin; as this was toundat Horsleydown, and exhibited m the year ' ISO , before the society of Ailtiquarics. . . - , . neiithegrimmaling was used as tne ring ot-alliance, the, lover" put his fmgcr.through one of the hoops, vand his mistress hers throush the other; was thus symbolically yoned together; a yoke which neither could be said' wholly to wear, one half lieing allotted to the "other In this use of the grimmnl may be sceii typified "a community of xM interests mutual forU-amnce, and a participtticn oi authority." Tne Fre.cii are nour 7ilu!diu ICO gun slnpj, nin S of 3Uguu.arl 20 IngatcJ otner. ; H3Ths estimated cxpejisVof keeping a pack' of fox-houha r in England. ' and hunting four days a week, and o'ecasion ly a bye-day is $:u,uh0 a year. ' . And it may be added that not far frein the estate? of those who perpetrate such follies, may be fovnd the poor who live on. scarcely enough to keep soul and body "together. JO It is said that sugar to the amount ot dDjOliU tons, bus been imported into Lng.and from Calcutta the nrr -nt Ye-tr. A new work, writlen'by their dy of ex president John Adams, has mad,- ap pearance. ; It is c!ititlcci n introduc tion to the Court of8t. Jp.zi:-" - t Alill.NTS.. ; The. follow. Mgntlemen are refpectfally 5 reqiijifciedfj act a Amenta for, the Whi"- IU pui.i an. PiTMir having bubbles f r "u,nr wjio &rv rnus cf tubsenbing for our panjr, vTii. (.asqiiii I'll Kf.'y .11 tt:C?i Prl t tneir reactive places c f re;!cnce and it will meet with prrmpt sttenti.T. Vickslur ;ii3. D fjwlernan, P.4 ZU watcher , p. .-larfcciiaii' t 1 ere 27 prc:;chcn m r.ttcn- mi mere uance at me annual. cc:trrcn,w of tl Alclhodi; i Episcopal Chuic h cf :dii Bishop augh-presidtd. i rr: - City an. K-r - The gives thoi.moun i ifi i ry notes c:i th' ! --') i ;;:tndiu- ft t TV Fr -Mir, f ; rci.uii :i it . P "c-ra (Union IIIK) . -ye, i: .ins Key?, p.- ;j. v-4 T i. -i. C I, t , 'r , ) J, II. lie 1 i r.a 5 fJ. E. W. relaca. . II. II. Oliver . C. LV.ter .t! T Ellirt C. rry 'rl, 4 S " . w A ii .