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HERALD OF
VOL. 2. N 0.21.
PUBLISHED WEEKLY,
JAMES ATKINSON,
PUBLISHER AND PROPRIETOR
Orrier, corner of Thames-street and Sher
man's whaf, o few doors south of the Brick
Marhet. ;7= Entrance first door down the wharf.
'
BOOTS & SHOES.
CO-PARTNERSHIP FORMED
DAVIS & POTTER,
At the Old Stand of Joux W, Divis,
SIGN OF THE
100,
THAMES STREET,
l_l' AVE just returned from New-York with a
superior selection of stock of the first qual
ity, for the purpose of manufuacturing Ladics, Gan
tlemen’s, misses and children’s BOOTS AND
SHOES, in the most fushionable style, by the
first rate workmen. ‘T'hey are confident the satis
fuction heretofore received by old customers at the
establishment (No. 100) will induce them still to
continue their patronage.
Having the assistunce of Mr. Potter in the esta
blishment, every attention will be paid to all those
who wish for the first stvle of Boots & Shoes,
made to measure on the newest fashion lasts,which
they have just received from New York., "T'hey
have on hand an extensive assortment of Ladies,
Gentlemen’s, and Misses boots and shoes of every
deseription, usually called for in a shoe store, of
their own manufiactoring. Also a number of
cases of the above urticlgs, which they bhought
for cash in New York, :m(fnm determined to sell
them as low as at any other store in ‘Town, k
T'hey keep (-ml.-'lulllly on hand the following
articles, viz:
Black and colored last-3!2Grain’d upper leather,
ings, @lilnvk and butf buck
Russia sheetings, i skins,
No. 2 and 3 ribbons, @ Black and colored mo-
David's best galloons, @ roceo,
Binding silk, & Black and colored Kid,
Silk and cotton braid, Y Goat skin bindings,
Nilk and cotton boot® Sheep do do.
cord, @ Lining skins,
Boot webbing, U¥ OB
English shoe thread, @ Liquid Blacking,
American do do. @Sponge do.
Calf skins, @ Box and past do.
Seal skins, Heel ball,
Horse skins, @Shma brushes,
Curried goat skins, :: &e. &e,
JOHIN W. DAVIS.
JOLHIN N. POTTER
apnl 27, 1831,
DRY GOODS,
CHEAP AT NO. 112,
NAT"AN[I".L SWEET has just retarn
ed from Boston with a very cheap assort
ment of Summer goods, which, with his stock on
hand, makes his assortment very good, aad hopes
those ladies and gentlemen who wish to furnish
themselves with REAL Goop BARGAINE, will
give hitn a call before they purchase. At his
store will be found more good blue bronze
handkerchiefs 12 1-2 cents each: worked lace
collars foronly 37 1-2 cte; cheap linen cambrick
handkerchiefs; imitation do. do.: a cheap lot of
ladies shoes, children’s do; London, Russia and
cotton duck and sail cloth; 800 yards sheeting,
cheap; 200 vards shirting: tow cloth, erash and
diaper; common and superior cotton umbrellas,
silk umbrellas and parasols; ecanvass, cheapi;—
handsome fancy hkfe; colonred, white and black
cambricks: Jackonet, book and swise muslins:—
svermo hkfs. and shawls; Thilit wool shawls,
raw silk wvalencia, erape and eotton ditto; pon
gee dresses, Florence, India and Italian silk, ele
gant Gros de Naples, Gro de Berlin and Gro
de Jan; green giuze veils; black lace veils;—
zebra, random, cotton, silk and worsted hose ;
real good floor earpeting for only 2s 6d per yard;
a very cheap lot bobinett lace; a saperh lot
calicoes and prints; mourning prints and ginghams;
" BONNETS,
Dimond, Straw, plain and Satin - Straw,
Leghorns and Navarinoes. With many other
articles not mentioned.
July 28
NEW BOOCKS.
‘The Church Members Guide by J. A, James, A.
M.—edited by Rev. J. O. Choules, Newport, 1
vol.
Imitation of Christ by Thomas A, Kempis, 1 vol.
edited by Rev. Howard Malcom, Boston.
“The Sainta Everlasting Rest, by Rev. R. Baxter,
“The Christian Countemplated in a course of Lee
tares—by Rev. Win. Jav, 1 vol.
The Travals of T'rue Godliness by rev.Benj. Keach
revised and improved by Rev. Howard Malcom;
1 vol.
Menioirs of Howard the Philanthropist, by James
Baldwin Brown, abridged, 1 vol.
FOR EALFE AT
W. Callahan’s Book-Store,
ACIRCULATING LIBRARY
IDm'm.r. and single Maoss MATTRASSES,
for snle by M. HALL,
NEW GOODS.|
ISAAC GOUL/D, I
No. 176, Thames-Street, |
HAS JUST RECEINED FROM
NEW-YORK, ‘
\N assortinent of Broapcrnorus, Cassimeres
4 and Vestings, of the most fushionable colors
and putterns,
ALSO, ventlemen’s new stoeke and eravatsex
tra beaver, Berlin and thread gloves; random hose,
&e. Al of which he will sell at a small advance
for cash or approved eredit,
Newport, April 23.
DRY GOODS,
mxq -,
]'()HN F. TOWNSEND has just reccived
® from New York, a supply of
NEW and FASHIONABLE GOODS,
amonyg which are—
Superior English ginghams of new style, ulso
calicos,
Flegant French musling, ‘
English and French mourning ginghams, I
Pongees, sillkseor dresses, ‘
Elegant faney hdkfs. a great variety; ‘
Irish <hecting, linens, '
Superb cloths, cassimeres, '
Green barege aud green gauze veils, |
Real sil bobbinet laece veils, !
Wide black bombasin, erapes, &e. |
A great variety of goods to equip children for
Election,
Lace footing, wide bobhinett lace, l
Black lasting: bl English camblet, very fush
onable for men’s wear. I
A L S O—a great assoitment of superior Me
rino Shawls,
The above with a great variety of GOODS not
enumerated, will be sold at prices which cannot
fail to be satistuctory april 13|
NEW STAND.
'l‘l"". subseriber having re-
M. moved his establislunent to
ko T B 8 ctore
No, 138, Thames-street,
recently occupied by Mr. D. C. Denham, jeweller,
and opposite Messrs. G Engs & Co.) is now rea
dy to supply his customers and the publie, with
BOOTS & SITOKES,
OF EVERY DESCRIPTIO.N,
From the most improved Manufaclories,
AND NEWEST PATTERNS,
‘and hopes by his unremitted attention, to be able
to ment a continuance of that liberal patronage
which he has heretofore received, I
As a further inducement to customers, he has
just received a complete assortment of stock from
New-York, for mwanufacturing work to measpre:
comprising difierent colored kid moroceo, lining,
bindings, and the much admired bronze and cheqg
uered French moroceo, &e. &e. together with six
new sets of the first fashion Lasts, made by Mr.
Coit, of New York, The work to measures heing
'made under hig own immediate inspection, will
bear comparison with any made in the place. The
‘best attention paid to repairing. I
- Censtantly on hand and for sale, shoe nails,
thread, lining and binding skins, Day & Martin, &
other kinds of blacking, &e. §c. l
BENJAMIN 1. AILMAN.
Newport, April 23d. I
A CARD.
‘I'R MARCHANT respectfully bega leave to
I : offer his gervices to the eitizens and visit=
ers of Newport as an ARTIST.—Deing much a
stranger here, he relies solely on the character of
his pictures as a passport to their uotice and en
couragement. I
Any inquiries made of Mr. M. at the Bellevue |
Hotel, will bhe by him attended to with much pleas
sure whether verbally or otherwise. |
Jjune 30th, |
FOR PROVIDENCE.
I 5 I
y’ | )
|N 3 |
w eel s I
Vl\lni Steam-hoat RUSH-LIGHI'T, Capt. J. D.
o Scorr, leaves Providence for JNVewport
every day, (except Fridays, on which day she will
lay by for the purpose of cleaning,) at 8 o'clock,
A. M. and returning, leaves NMewportat 3 P. M.— |
On Sundays the boat will Jeave at 7 A. M. and
Newport at 4P. M. Fare 50 cents each way. |
i/ The Rusu-Licur, has undergone a
thorough repair, and her speed considerably in
creased. She has an experienced pilot, and every
attention will be paid to the comfort and accom
modation of passengers. ’
- Julv 14,
SUPERIOR COLOGNE
AND
LAVENDER HWATER, |
In fancy botiles. |
FOR SALE AT
W. CALLANAN’S
Bookstore and Circulating Library.
July 28.
. |
YOUR TEETH!
DR. JOHNSON offers his services as Sur
¥ geon Dentist 1o the eitizens of Newport,
and the Country. From an experience of 20
years, and numerous operations, he feels confident
of giving general satisfaction. ‘Teeth dressed,
loaded, extracted, and every operation perform
ed on them, without pain or ivjury.
'/ D, Jonsson will attend to the Practice
of Medicine, as usual.
%% He keeps Dings and Medicines for sale at
No. 188, Thames-strect, Newport July 28,
SOFAS.
'l‘,\"l’ RECEIVED AND FOR SALE twe
° gum' SOFAS, Hair cloth spring seats, hy
M OLALL
jnoe 234,
“LIBERTY and UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE 1" —wrnsTEß
NEWPORT, R. 1. THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25, 1831.
SUIMIMER ARRANGBMB"T“ From the London Court Journal ;
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Fall River at 8 o’clock—Dines in Sharon at 2 o’-
clock, and arpyes in Boston at 5. Leaves every
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday aot 7 o’clock—
dines in Taunton nt 1 o’elock—arrives in Boston
at 6 o'clock., Stage hooks kept at Mr. Town
send’s. Fare to Fall River, s 1; to Taunton,
&2: to Boston ¥3,
RETURNING—Leaves Boston every day at
5 o'clock—dines at Fall River at 2 o’clock—ar
rives in Newport at 6 o'clock. Books kept at
Shepard’s, Broomfield st
The above line is connected with the New-DBed
ford staee, at Fall River. Fuare to New-Bedford
two dollars.
The Providence Mail Stage leaves Fall River
o
every Tnesday, 'l Imr.-‘«I:l_\ and Haturday at 11 o'
cloeh. Fare two dollars,
Eatra earriages furnished at any time, by apply
g toNSEABuRY § TENNANT,
RUFUS B. KINSLEY, Agent,
June 8,
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JET,
rl‘()
To value French gociety as it deserves,
vou musgt go to their soirces, where their
natural grace and vivacity are scen to
the best advantage, and where (oh! Ten
vy privileges!) you may just do asg vou
please. During the last season iy deik
-15, the meetings at General Latavette’s
were (taken all together) the most inter
esting ofthe whole set. At Cuvier’s you
met all the literary and high-horn talent
of France—at Gerrard’s the wits and art
ists congregated—but, at La Fayette’s
were to be scen a sprinkling ot all these,
with others whose names are already his
torical property, and whose appearance
frequently harmonized with their fume,
It was very many vears since | had seen
the General, and 1 prepaved for his sorree
with mingled feelings of euriosity and in
terest, Fought to have heenat his apart
ments by halt past cight; however, the’
Notre Dame had tolled nine, the voom
was not very crowded, and I had onee
more the satisfaction of joinng hands
with one of the most extraordinary men
of this, or perhaps any age. Netting
aside La Fayette's enthusiastic polities
—and 1 cannot, | confess, think highly
of the political intellect of any man who
adopt and cherish, as his children, those
who sought to overthhow kingly govern
ment in any known or unknown region
of the world, without giving himself the
trouble of inquiring, why they wished
for the change —sctting then aside his
politizs, it is quite impossible to look up
on, and not love that gallant old Gener
al. In him exists the last remnant of a
fine and spirited feeling, that was once
shared by, and embodied in, all the no
bles of France—his very breath is that of
chivalry, and when he dies, the last of
the olden knights will be carried to the
grave, |
The indecision, which—l was going
to say, his enemies lay to hig charge
(though 1 trust and believe that La Fay
ette has no personal ones)—the very in
decision of his character, is a proof of the
goodness of his heart; for he cannot car
ry any plan into exccution where the
shedding of blood is necessary. Tlad he
possessed a sterner heart, he would have
been a greater man He has often
struck me as a perfect illustration of the
text, ‘with the pure all things are purey’
having no idea of evil” in any one, the
impositionsfrequently practised upon him,
are often subject for mirth in his numer
ous and amiable family. It was La Fay
ette’s misfortune to be born some centu-
Hes too late; to have been justly valued,
he should have come into the world in
the days of the crusades, when “Love &
glory’ was the soldier’s motto, and the
General wonld then have shone a star of
the first magnitude, and have been the
favorite hero of ballad minstrelsy to the
present day.
The aflcctionate greeting of the old
man brought tears tomy eyes; and it was
some moments betore | could return his
sulutation. | was grieved also to sce
what only might be called the wreck of
all that was generous and good; to use a
sailor’s phrase, thongh the tunbers still
held together, the figure head of the no
ble vessel was sadly defaced. No pic
ture—no bust—that 1 have met with,
bears a correet resemblance to La Fay
ette; they all want the incflable sweet
ness that characterizes the lower part of
his countenance—his smile 15 the most
benevolent that can be wmagined, and
when it passes, you wonder what it was
that, but the instant before, shed such a
radiance over coarse and wrinkled feat
ures, that have the appearance of being
hewn out with a hatchet, rather than
sculptured out with amore delicate instru
ment; his nose is short and thick; his
eves comewhat projecting, and his head
only remarkable from being covered with
a close black wig; his figure was once
fine and soldierly; now itis narrowed,
and the erect head stoops forward, as if
the neck needed strength for its support,
The only things unchanged about my
friend were his cordiality and Kindness;
yet | was, I confess, somewhat abashed
at being introduced by the worthy man
to a tribe of pretty granddanghters; as
his old acquaintance. [ thought it
would have been better had he called me
the son of his old acquaintance, though
perhaps even il my looks bore out the in
troduction, I might not have been so well
reccived; tor French society serutinizes
severely the conduct of wunmarried ladies;
they are hardly permitted to converse
- with a young geutleman. His grandson,
who is lately married, and is a good hu
mored, though somewhat silly looking
youth, stationed me near the door of the
ante-chamber, that I might sce those who
entered and departed, and at the same
moment 1T recognized an old friend to
whom all the hons—literary, political, &
warlhike—were well known: this was a
fortunate rencontre, and | profited by it
accordmgly, 1 wished with all my
hicart that the General's country house
by a
THE TIMES.
were near enough to Paris to serve I'nri
the soiree season; it is too bad to he coop
ed up in small lodgings while his lIOIDICI
mansion (La Grange) s empty, As |
looked upon the mass of people assem-!
bled in these parrow apartments, 1 eould
not avoid contrasting the present mode nI"
conducting evening partics, with that
which I remembered in my youth—the
courtly ceremonies have, disappeared; &
the young meny, many of them i undress,
bustle about quite asvadelyasifthey were
at a London Lord Mayor'shall, Ladies
do not receive the same attention; al
thongh they still are paid more homage,’
than those of England expect orrecene,
The tine polish of society is wearing off)!
and I cannot yet make out what they
have gained to replace at. Tnomy opin
ion, cven the war horse, need not be al
ways saddled, nor the young soldiers of
Paris always accoutred a la wldaire.
The regiments of Frange have not the
semblance of personal strength, What
a figure a hundred of our Late Guards
woud cut amongst them! "Fhe worst of
it (for us) I=, that notwithstanding their
eternal jumping and chattering, the
French veally think more in one week,
than your thorough-going John Bull does
in o month, Raising my head over one
of the National Guard, who had, | be
lieve unintentionally placed himsell right
hefore me, I inquired of my Cicerone,
“who is von tally fine English looking
man, upon whose arm that graceful girl
with so patrician airy is leaning? s
face is full and rubicund, and lis bear
ing gallant!” :
“Oh, you mean Sir Edward Codiing
ton. Patrician looks are not the fashion
here at present; novertheless, the young
ladv is certainly handsome.”’ I
My ‘observation was next attracted to
a slight, delicate looking, elderly man,
with nothing that 1 could define in his
appearance to command attention, ex
cept that his mouth denoted firmness, &
an occasional and sudden movement of
feature, indicated that he was subject to
strong emotions, I
“I'hat gentleman, whose figure isbhent
a little forwmd,—there—he is speaking
to a heavy teatured stalwarl man, cover
ed with orders?”
My fri nd replied, “That i= Cassimir
Perrier, talking to General Devereux,
who is, indeed, heavy featured; but there
is nothing either ferocigus or sternin his
appearance, as his enemies would lead
vou to suppose.”’—2A bevy of National
Guards, and two or three Polytechnie
boys (or young men, rather, who, since
the July affair, have grown into heroes)|
closed around these very dissimilar look
ing persons. This was only a few days
before Perrier accepted the high situa
tion he now holds; but I never saw any
one whose every look commanded so
much attention; or who gave vou so
completely the idea of a strongly minded
man., Unless we were content to be
jostled to death by the “new regime,” |
could not retain my post at the door; as
soldiers of all descriptions, and in all uni
forms, came crowding inj so we made
our way into an inner room, and took our
station at opposite corners of a square
pedestal, which supported a bust of La
favette. 'T'o be sure, the adoration that
man receives 1s enough to turn a strong
erhead :—there was the Duchess of ———,
the daughter of the greatest woman the
last age produced, presenting her two
lovely children to the General; and with
tears of love and admiration in her fine
dark eyes, imploring him to bless them!
This “joli tablecan,” as some fair one
near me designated ity was suceeeded by
another far more interesting. Three fine,
noble looking vouths, in splendid uni
forms,made their way through the erowd,
and, having gamed the spot from which
Madame la Duchess had just retived,
literally rushed into the arms of La Fay
ette, who embraced and kissed them on
both sides the tace, with demonstrations
of parental atfection. They only re
mained a few minutes in the room, and
then passed from one to the other of the
guests, extending their hands to each si
lently, but with kindly frankness; they
geemed unable to articulate. Although
they labored hard to prevent their feat
ures from expressing any €igns of grief,
it was evident that their selt=command
was a, difficult matter to main‘ain, La
Favette stood at the door to take their
last farewell;—for a moment the feelings
of the old, tond hearted man, overcame
those of the soldier—for a moment he
hid his face on the shoulder of the young
est of the group,and his sobs reverberated
through the chamber. Another moment,
and they were gone=-gone( poor fellows!)
to certain destruction—gone to devoted
Warsaw, that grave of “the brave and
free.”
The ladies (God bless them!) sympa
thiged in this scene most heartily; but by
the time | had saud the necessary num
ber of civil things to David the Seulptor,
to whom 1 had just been wtroduced, all
traces of grief had vamshed. The bust
of La Fayette that 1 have before men-
WHOLE NO. 73.
tioned was from his chisel; and when I
afterwards visited his studio, 1 was de
lighted as much with the fine, liberal
feeling he displayed, as with the works
linspected, Ie had nearly completed
a fine collossial hust of Gothe, which he
intended asa present to the old man, who
was very impatient to receive it, He
has also sculpturdd a noble head of Coop
er, the American Novelist. But his
most successtul eflert, as a likeness, i 3
the bust of Beranger; it has all the easy
gaiety and good-humor of the French
Thomas Moore,—although nobody will
he unjust enough to accuse poor Beran
ger of “loving a lord.” Alirami, le
Brun, Barrot, and other interesting per
gons were pointed out to us; but the la
dies’ heads, wineh at that tine emulated
the towers of Notre Dame, prevented my
observing them as closcly as 1 wished.
“There.” said my friend, directing my
attention to two voung men, who entered
at the same time, one ol whom | set
down as an insuflerable coxecomb,-
“Iherve are the sons of Ney and Junot !’
I naturally inquired if any indications of’
bravery or talent had yet appeared
those youths; the reply was not cheering,
Younag Ney is the head of the Paris
Cravat Club, and the greatest dandy of
the dav. It is now some months since
the Bourbons have repaired to Holyrool
to make acquaintance with the mountain
nvmph, “sweet Libertv,” and eat kail
brose and haggis: yet his father’s tomb
in Pere la Chaise remains without in
spection, save what is bestowed by those
servige-worn soldiers who scrape upon
its railing
“NEY Assassing!”
This does not speak well for his "filial pi
ety.—-Besides, he married Lafitte’s
daughter (a poor, though a gentle idiot)
for paltry gold! In person he is exceed
ingly like Ins father, but not so tall,
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Salutations were made, and as he
quickly passed something about himn put
mwe in mind of poor Huskisson,
“Perhaps you, as an Englishman, can
tell me,” inquired my conductor, “if
there is any particular reason for the la
dy’s wearing that peculiar dress? We
think here that she must belong to some
rehgious order, such as les Swurs de
Charilea You cannot avoid knowing
whom I mean;—the lady with the close
cap—the grey trained gown; she looks
ke a guinea-hen escaped from the Jar
din des plantes.”
“Oh! I replied, “that is a Quaker la
dy of high literary reputation. She cer
tainly does look strange amid your gay
ladies.— But who is that be-scented, be
whiskered youth, with suchihighly culti
vated mustachois, speaking to her at this
moment "’
“That is a young Pole of very high
and distinguished talent, notwithstandin’
his puppyism,” rephed my friend; but as
it is now about the hour of departure, 1
will tell you a story about him as we de
gcend to the vestibule. You must know,
he fell desperately in Jove with a beauti
ful and animated Trish girl; who is much
admired here; and, by a mutual friend,
sent to request that she would permit hiim
to become the possessor of one of those
beautiful locks of hair, which shadowed
(in open defiance of tetes a la Chinotse )
her marble brow. The merry girl langh
ed, and replied that she would do as he
requested, provided he would suffer her
to commit the same depredation on his
well-oiled tresses, with her own hand &
her own scissors, The Count was in
ecstacies. The lady approached; hut
the gentleman drew back in dismay and
astontshment when the fair one declared,
that unl‘\' for a moustache would she ex
change a curl! You can well conceive
what a jest this has been against the Pole
ever sinee,”’
On the stairs we encountered Mr,
Cooper and his IRdy. My description of
him could but repeat that already pub
lished inthe New Monthly Magazine
for Apnil.
On my return to England, | heard of
the death of the gallant Pole, whom all
secmea, despite his (rippery, to love and
admire. He quitted the brilliant eircles
of Paris to fight lns countiy’s battles; &
arrived the second morning of the com
bat before the walls of Warsaw. [His
right arm was carried off on the evening
of the same day, and the noble fellow
ci'd oathe 22d of February!
LiseraLity.==A person lost a letter
in one of our charches on Sunday last,
containing five thousand dollars. It was
found by the sexton’s son,and immediate-
Iy returned to the loser, who, with a mu
niticence worthy of himsell; rewarded
the finder with fwenty-five cents. True
it is that honesty requires no premium,
but we cannot think well of that man’s
hberality who would attempt to reward
an honest act in so paltry a manner,
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