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LIRARARY GADRR-AND REIODRISEAND SPAPBSMIAN,
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REDDAIGLAND STATRNIADN
PUBLISHED WFEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY MORNINUS, 1Y
SMITH & PYRMENTER,
No 9, Muriet=3 puare, Provideace, R 1
PERMA <FOG IMLLA S per conum,. o thowe chopa i
alvaace Tor a vour, 2 deduction of Py Cepts will » finde. Sinch
Papcrs twelve couts,
A commanications nust be addressed 14 the publishers, post
g 0 paid,
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P DABventine
q)f" every doscription, executed at this Of
fice, at the shortest nouee, and in the
neatest style, Augnst 29,
86 TO NEW-VORK—--DIRECT FROS!
PROVIIENCE
TR THE sieain boat Lowa
s Roanvcua witl lerve Prov
iclonce for New-York, on
eSt baticadted | ¢ (|ays and Satardays,
at L o'clous, P . ant:d furner notice, Re
turning, the Long Branch-will leave New-
York, every Thursday and Sunday afternoon at
4 o’clock, for Providence.
For cxcellent accommodations, stillness of
machinery, and swifiness of sailing, this boat
is not surpassed by any in the sound,the Wash
ington excepted. .
P. 8. The Long Branch will make a few
trips to and from New York, before she re
sumes herstation on the New London Line
for the wintor. August 29,
NEW ARRANGEMENT.
Dr3=PIVE TIMKES A WEEK..£f)
STBA‘J BOATS WasumingrTon, Capt. E,
§. Bunker; Connrcrrcur, Capt. Com
stock; and Funron, Capt. R. 8. Bunker.—
One of the above boats, will leave for New
Yors, every Sanday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Tharsdayv and 81t rdiy, at 10 o’clock, A. M.
Thoe W shingion's regalar days of starting,
are Sundays ind Wednosdavs, at 10 o’clock,
A. M. The Pulton or Connactient, will leave
on Tuesd: , Uhuraday, and Saturday.
July 4. .
1,50 TO BOSTON.
COMMERCIAL LINE OF STAGES,
Fare rednced to 1,60 from Providenee to
Boston.
THE Citizen’s Coach Company have used
and are still using their utmost endeavors
to run the Commercial iinu off of the road, that
they may have an oppartunity of again doom
ing passengers to piy tiem three dollars for a
pas<ago to Boasoa. Butar seemns the puablic
are determined ‘o dofeat thew object by the
patronrg: they g/ the ‘onmercial Line.
*Siagos il 1y Providence evary morn
ing at 7 o’clock. Booss kep' at Wilder’s,
July 14. A. FULLER.
PROVIDENCE AND P.-A\‘W'I'U\LKI‘)T POST
COA H
Tho proprietors of the Providence and Paw-
X tucket Post ‘oa b, respectfully inform the
public, that they have purchased of Mr. Simon
H. Arnold, all his right, ttle and interest in
the Pawtucket Dilizense, nnd hoave placedon
the road bet ween Providence wnd Prviucket,
a POST COA 'H, which will run every day,
(Sundays excepted,) as follows:
The Post Coach will leave Providence at 8
o'clock, 12 o’clock’ 83 o'clock, and at half
past 5 o’clock; and will leave Pawtucket at 9
o’'clock, 10 o’clock, half past 1 o’clock, and at
half past 5 o'clock. Books kept at Wilder’s
Manuafacturer’s Hotel, and at Clarke’s Inn,
Providence, and at Edwards’ Hotel, (late
Hodges’) and at Blake's, Pawtucket.
FArre 12 1-2 cents for those passengers who
are taken at the several houses at which the
ooks are kept in Providence or Puwtucket,
and lanled at the regalar stage houses ineither
of the places. Those who wish fo.haye the
stags eall for them it “heir pluces of residen
will be charged 25 cents: wuy ;n«un:mw:
that is to sav, those who mav take passage on
the road will be chargad 12 1.2 cents
May 2. E. BLAKE, Agent.
MIN TR \L SPRINGS.
NORTIH-PROVIDENCE,
THE subscriver has lately taken charge of
this Establishment, which has undergone
a thorough repair. The waters of these Springs
are extremely healthful, and have beon found
very efficacious in a variety of diseases. The
waters are chalybeate, intermingled with par
ticles of sulphur. Every varioty ol refresh
ments will he constantly kept on hand, for the
aceommodation of pleasure parties,
Thero mantic stination of these Springs, and
their proximity to Providence and Pawtocket,
it is believed will make them a place of popu
jar resort, GLEEORGE ROBINSON, Jr.
August 15.
MORE NEW GOODS,
At No. 9, Cheapside,
SMIT‘“, DIKE & 0. have received by
yesterday’s steam-boat, from avctions i
New-York, superfine black, biue, nlive, and
brown Broadcloths; cut velvat and fine Valen
cin Vestings; one case wile Irish bang-up
Cords: fine French Drillings together with a
verioty of other articles in their line, which
they offer at reduced prices.
Constantly on hand ns above,
Ready-made Clothing of every description,
which they will sell at tho lowest prices.
August 25,
NOTICE TO STAGE PROPRIETORS AND
STAGE AGENTS.
lOSEP. 8. ABBOTT, has taken a shop,
eF No. 69, Weyhossot street, whore he in
tends to build ‘eaches, Stagoes, and Chaise,
on as reasonable torms as any other establish
mont in the United States. Repairing of all
kinds of Carriages done with promptness and
dis&nleh.
ANTED, at the ahove place, a first rate
workman at the Coarh and Chaise body make
jng buriness. tf August 1)
BRIGADE ORDERS.
Head Quarters, id Brigede, R. I. Militia,
At Smithfield, August 3d, R 27. }
"i‘llE egiment composing the 2d Brigade,
will meer for inspection and review on
the folloving davs, vie,
The se e Kesiment, commanded by
Col. George Waler, onthe 13th day of Sep
temnher.
The fourteenth Regnnent, comminded by
Col. Benoni Hurris, on the 14th day of Sep
-lember.
The second Regiment, commanded by Col.
John Church, on the 15th day of September
The s'xth Regiment, commanded by Col,
Paleinon Waleott, on the 27ih day of Septem
ber.
The twelfth Regiment, commanded by Col.
Eddy Keech, on the 2%th day or Sepiember.
The thirteen'h Regment, commanded by
Co!. Seamans Davis, on the 20th day of Sep
tember.
By order of Brigadier Genera! GrorGe L
| Banwnus.
RIIODES G. ALLEN,
August 18, Major and Inspector of Brigade.
PERANCE.
THE subscriber, onthe decease of the late
Dr. William Chambers, took into his
possession the personal estate of the deceased,
and found prepared a large quantity of Dr.
Chamber’s Remedy for Intemperance.
He hereby informs the public, that be has
disposed of all the medicine so found, to Dr.
James H, Hart, and Mr. Andrew M. Fanning,
of this city.
In making this disposition, the subscriber
has been actnated by a due regard to the inter
ests of the heirs of the intestate, as well as
from a wish to give the most extensive use to
the virtues of the discovery,whatever they may
be; and he can further add, with confiaence,
that the gentlemen who wilt hercafler be the
venders of the Remedy for Intemperance, as
prepared by the imventor, have been intimately
connected with Dr. Chambers in his life time,
have been his agents in compounding the med=-
icine, and are acquainted with its composit on.
SILVANUS MILLER,
Public Adminstraio., &e.
g 3 The medicine will hereafier he prepared
and sold by the subseribers, who alone aie in
possession of the original recipe of the inven
tor, at the office of the late Dr. C in the buasc
ment story of Rutgers’ Medical College, in
Duane-strect,east side of . roudway, and at the
medical store of Dr. Hart, corner of Broadway
and Chaimbers street, three doors from Wash=
ington Hall, New York.
The astonishing suceess which this remedy
has obtained in restoring habitual inebriates to
sobriety, has established its virtues beyond all
contradiction, and supersedes the necessity of
anv further comment, ¢
The remedy is as innocent as it is effeciual;
so much so, that it is often given to children in
febrile complaints, :nd frequently used as a
family medicine for Dyspepsia, §e. Ail that
is required, to ensure its specific cffect, is to
abide strictly by the directions. Tt is rut up
in packages sufficient for ono individual ¢ re,
nng accompanied with ample directions for its
use, signed i the hand-writing of the subscri
bers, without which none arc genuine, We are
induced to adopt this measure, as in conse
quence of the great celebrity which Dr. Cham
bers’ medicine has obtained, there have been,
and doubtless will be, many spurious imita=
tions. On enclosing to us the usual price, §35,
postage paid, the medicine can be sent by
mail, To those who are unable to pay, on
personal application of the individual at our
office, the medicine will be administered gra
tis. JAMES H. HART, M, D.
A. M. FANNING,
Successors of W llinm Chambers,
A supply of the above celebrated Medicine
is received and for sale by SMITII & FAR
MENTER, Cadet Office. Warranted genu
ine, August 25,
__ PROVI'ENCE
RIUsIv e LOCIN.
REMOVED.
1. D. CHiIAvIN,
E‘EAVING taken the spacious stores Nas,
60 and 60 1-2 Westminster-street, and
fitted 1t up in an approprinte and convenient
manner, the subscriber would respectfully in
form his friends and customers, that he will at
all times be happy to wait upon them in the
line of his profession, at the Music SALoon;
and heing determmed always to keep on hand,
a large assortment of the best Musical Goods;
he earnestly solicits from them and the public
generally, n liberal share of patronage.
Ladies will tind the Music Saloon suitably
adapted for their convenien o, in the selection
and practice of Music-—l Laving a room appro
pritted exclusively for that purpose. Pirano
Fonrrs of the best tone and workmanship,
will be constantly keept on hand for practice,
and for sale, a the lowest prices, Musrc in a
great variety, for the Piano Forte and other
ingtrnments, will be always had, to which, ad
ditions will be made of all the new and popu
lar pieces, as fust as they are published; all
pmeces called for, and not vpon the catalogue,
sha!l be shortly obtamed without additional
expenso.
Societies, Bands, and dealers in Musical
Goods, can be accommodated with these ar
ticles (having made arrangements for the im
portation of the principal part of them) of the
best quedity, and at the lowest prices,
Almost every article in the musical line,
will be found at the Music Saloon, where all
orders will be gratefully received and pime
tuaily attended to. L. D. CHAPIN.
Aungnst 15, If.
REMOVAL.
qI\\IUEI, J. BOWER, Sign Painter and
1S Gilder, has removed to the Haomilton Buil
ding, 3d stosy, over Mr. Frauklin Richmond’s,
and opposite Mossss, Low & Fenner’s, Mar
ket-street, where Sign and Ornamental Famt
nge, and Gilding, will be done in the besgt man
ner. 61, Aug. 4.
REAL ESTATE TFOR SALE.
‘/Vll,l, he sold, on the 4th of September,
n House, at present improved as a
Tavern, together with a Barn, and three fourthe
of an acre ol land, on whick it stands, There
is a Bakery attached te the house; and the
Estato is very pleasantly situated for public
accommodation, 3 .
~ BENJAMIN L. PECKHAM
Covontry, August 24, ts
TO CARIENTERS ND SHOP-JOINERS:
AI.LEN S HE;'.’. HER bave recenved, and
are co stan'ly receiving, Smith's cele
brated Feneh Plaine; Moulding Tools; Grove
Planghs of all kinds, with irons fitted to them,
ready for use. Also, a general nssortmrnt of
Hardware, which will be sold on favorable
fermne. August 20
PROVIDENCL, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPVEMBER 5, 1627,
PROVIDENCE.
HENRY O’'CONNOR.
(coNnTINUED.) y
““1 hate him for the lia he spoke,
I hate hum for the vow he broke.”” MORTON.
“There might have been destiny ; but no .
Our hiearts deny it j—and so young, so fair, .
Good without effort, great without a T
e eel IOW Lhere !
How many tiesdid that stern moment tear !
'rom thy sires, to his humblest {menial’s] breast
Is Ilnkcdylho electrical chuin of that despair,
Whose shock was ax an earthquake's, and oppress’d,
The land which lov'd thee so, that none could love
thee best.”
““ Forgive thee, forgive thee!" respopded
Rosalind, indeed I will, and even if thou wert |
to blast me, still wonld I linger fondly on thy
bosom, love thee for thyself, think all thy
cruelties but acts of kindness, hang to thee as
my last hope and solace, and dying, bless the
Gods that made thee. But we will never part;
the world may frown, the malignant foes to
virtuous love may assail us, the tempests may
how! around us, the wild winds whistle, and
the thunders roar, still sccure in our mutual
love, we will smile at the iropotent railings of
the elements, and in some secluded cottage,far
from the hauunts of men, breath our lives out,
and hail the retusn of each succeeding day,
that dawns, but to add new joys, and unnum
bered blessings!™’
* Enthusiastic, unilninking girl,”” exclaimed
O'Connor, * lct nat such idle imaginings, such
passionate emotions fill thy gentle breast, for
we oon must part, and part forever. I have
no hope of Liappiness, no prospect of prefer
ment; all, all is dark and gloomy ;—the world
and I have long since closed our fi’iondships,
and I bate it Buat for thee, Rosalind, would
I'remain in my native country - tor thee I would
be tappot Fut what avails it, that I wish g
remam awmong the native lulls and forests of
my ancestors! Tho dic s cast, I must away;
hence then i wdle hopes, all ficeting joys, and
every flickering ray of happiness!”’
O’Conner would unceremoniously have
left the dwelling of Rosalind, but she detained
him; and begged cre he left her, that he would
not depart, till he had given assurance, that
he would return again, and not leave her, in
all the distressing agonies of susnense.
I cannot longer remain said he, I must ab
sent myself, lest in a moment of imprudence, I
make promises, and pledges which I shall nev
er be onabled to perform;— pledges and prom
ises, which in the end, would only prove acts
of duplicity and double dealing, and injurious
to the happiness of us both. ¢My situatian
in life is well known to you, my good Rosa
lind”* he continued, ** and why then would you
urge me to the acceptance of your society,
when it must be ajparent, that that accept
ance, will only tend to our mutual unhappi
ness, and lead to cansequences which both of
us ought to study to avoid. Of wealth I am
destitute, friends I have none, and if I should
consent to the gratification of your wighgs—if
we were wedded, I should not only violate the
principles which have ever regulated my con
duct, and which ever shall regulate it, but
introduce you to those scenes of sorrow and
a.viction, which when enthusiasm has subsided
will only compel you to weep over your own
folly and sorrow amnid your own mortification—
sclected solicited and courted, -
“Talk not of wealth” replicd Rosalind,
“docs the possession of gold render the bed of
auguish less afllicting, or ean it eecure to us
the joys of other worlds - can it purchase hap
piness——disarm the malignant foe, still the
raging tempest, or smoth the passage to the
tomb. Wealth! I despise, and I hate it, for
it is that which burets the ties of friendship
ausunder - destroys the hopes of the constant,
malkes the marriage bed the loathsome recep
tacle of crime, begets unkindly feelings be
tween all ranksof rociety, and shows its bale
ful infirences even among the hallowed rela-
tions which ought ever to exist between par
ent and child, between the lover and his
mistress' For me, I know of no wealth, like
that which can be afforded by the unfailing,
unerring sources of mutual love, and to thee
can I oxclaim, in the langnage of the faithful,
the heroic daughter of Priali, .
“ Iflove be treasurs, we'll be wond'rous rich;
I have <o much, my heart will surely break with’t
Vows can’t express it.
» Y R ~ - »
Oh! T will love thee, aven in madness love thaes
Though my distracted senses shonld forsake me,
I'd find some intervals, wheo ms poor breast
EBhould "swage itzell, and be et loose to thine,
Though the baur aarihbe all one casting plics,
Its roots our food, some elitt our habitation,
'l make this wrm a pdlow for thing head;
And o thon sighing Iy'st and swell’d with sorrow,
Creop to thy bosom, pour the balm of love
Into thy soul, and kiss thee to thy rest!
Then pratse our God,and watch thee till the morning.*s
“ ("ease, idle girl,”” said O'Connor, these are
but the wild and unsatisfactory exclamations
of an enthugiastie virgin; soon, soon, will they
be forgottens and when I am gone, as I soon
shall be, thy attachments wiill be bestowed
npon some moro favored one, and thou wilt
forget, that such a wretch as T am, ever exist
ed. It was but yesterday, and I was nothing
to thee, to-merrow I shall he the same, the
same noglected forsaken being that I was!"
* Forget thee, forget thee, * exclaimed Ro
salind, .
U e e e e =) PP fy»
Let gndnight shades forgoi the star.”
do, never, shall I forget thee, and thowyh thou
mayast derido me, scofl and contemn me, wtill
CuiLpe HaroLp, Canto IV
thou wilt be held dear to remembrance, and
as I reflect upon what thou wert, the recollec
tion will dispel all former gl.om, and [ shall
be bappy.”
Some four or five hours had O'Connor and
Rosalind enjoyed each other’s society; yet
time passed off' as on the wings of an eagle,
and;neitlier were sensible of the lateness of the
hour, till the clock struck twelve, and remind
ed them of the impropriety of their remaining
any longer in a scparate apartment; and O'-
Connor would nave hade her farewell, had she
not followed him to the door, and once more
detained him for the moment. ¢ You must
not go,”’ said Rosalind, * till you have prom
ised that you will, before you leave the coun
try forever, once more allow me the pleasure
of your society.”” *‘lf another interview can af
ford you any satisfaction,’”” said O’Connor, ¢ 1
will most assuredly afford one, but to me it
scems that it were far better for us never to meet
again, since these interviews are productive of
nothing but pain, and in the end, may only
tend to an augmentation of that bitter anguich
which I now too sensibly feel, and which I
would gladly eacape;’* and having pressed her
hand to his kips, bade her farewell, with a
promise, that he would again visit her, before
he departed for those regions, among whose l
cities, andscenes of bustle, he had detecrmined
to spend the remainder of his daye, |
As he wandered homewards, he meditated
on the extraordinary incidents of the evening,
and although he ascribed 4o the violently ex
pressed feelings of Rosalind,to enthusiasm, and
a fuvered imagination, for the first time, he be
gan to reflcct on the possibility of ultimate hap
piness; and cre he was aware of it, ho half
consented to remain at home, pursne a new
course of life, and if possible, undertake some
new enterprize, which might repair his lost for
tunes, and enable him to possess her, whom he
“‘loved not wisely but too well.”” Though aware
ot the caprice of.woman, upd satisfied that the |
extravagant indulgence of passion, is too often
the harbinger of inconstaney and of the de
cline of honourable and faithful attachment,
“he could not suspect the fidelity af Rosalind,
nor couid he for a moment, think, that she,
who had evinced so much attachment, and so
undisguisedly declared her sentiments, when
they were not called for, would ever swerve,
or prove ungrateful. If, for a moment he had
indulged in conjectures like these, he would
have escoped the deep mortification, whichaf.
terwards attended him, and avoided the men
tal anguish, which infidelity and duplicity can
inflict. But his was an open, and a confiding
mind;—he was honorable; he supposed others
to bd so, nor could he believe, that Rosalind
would ever swerve from her vows, and declar
ed determinations,
[ro BE coNTINUED.)
* Tuw Mippresex Gazerre. This paper,
printed and published at Middletown, Cannec
ticut, has many claims an onr good will and
feelings, and we assure its Editor, that we are
not ingensible of the many obligations we owe
him, for the ‘kind courtesies and evidences of
friendship he has been pleascd to extend to us.
Inthe last number of the Gazette, we find the
following paragrapb, which is here copied,
simply, for the sake of giving it a candid re
ply.
“We heg leave to corret an errar under
which the fiditor of the Providence Cadet la
bours, relative to the *‘* Corarn Grove,” a
poem by Percival, winch has late]y been print
ed in the New-York Statesman, He suppas
as the lines ta have heon racently written —he
is mistaken. They were first published in the
second number of ¢ Crro,”’ some half a dozen
years ago, and wera then extensively copied
into the journals of the country; and we must
be allowed to express our surprisp, that this
bgautiful poem has never before fallem under
thso observation of our Providence brother,
whose knowledge on all matters connocted
with poetry, prose, and politics, and love, law,
and literature, is universally acknowledged.”’
We do not recollect of ever having read the
effusion of the .Coral Grove, before we pub
lished it in onr paper of the 22d ultimo; and if
we have, we have forgotten it,though it would
scem somewhat extraordinary, that any one
should forget so beautiful an effusion. But,
that our good friend may not be' ** surprised,””
we will state, that we were among those who
subscribed for Rercival's Cho; and althongh
wo rank ourselves among the warmest admir
ors of that _excelient poet, we must candidly
confess, that we never could read his Clio,
By this, we do not mean to detract one tittle
from the merits of that performance, but some
how or other, it was Lke lead to our taney,
and though we struggled hard to read ity the
objeet nover was effected. One night, it was
a dreadful cold night in the month of Junuary,
and the winds Whistied and ¢ the snow flew
like wild fire,”’ <= not daring te venture ont in
so rude a storm, we seated ourselves by the
fire-cide: and whilst the sighings of the tea
kettle, and the purrings of an old, faithful, and
vigilant tabpy cut, who was the terroe of the
rate, gave us warning of the approach or the
cold and icicled monarch of the season, we
undertdok to read the whole of Percival’s
Clio! " But alss! how vain, ompty end idle,
are all our projects! Weread, precisely two
angl twonty howes, by ** Shrewshury Clock,”
and whon we rose from tho deiigions feart, wo
had uot finwhed one half of the work; and of
ahat wo had road, no two linea could wo re”
member, though we took unwearigd pains to
do sO. There are a thousand merxits in those
numbers of Clio, that we have seen, but they
are sadly obscured by the expletives and ex
crescences of the author, who in writing too
wuoch, has often written too bad. ‘
Of Percivar, we will say, that he may be
ranked among the first poets of the age, and
though he does not poscoss the elasticity and
magic of Mou;-c, or the deeppathos of Southey
and Cooleridge, like the Eurl of Chathim, Le
“ stands alone;”” he is a poet of Lis own or
der, and will snecessfully compete, with many
of the favoured bards ot the world,
If we earefully overlook liis productions, we
shall find, he has written much good pociry—
much that wonld elicat the warmest applause
of the critie, though he has produced some
eflusions which are absolutely miserable. So
did Goldsnuth, so did Dryden, Powfret, Dyer,
Shenstone, Spencer, Miiton, Savage, Steelns,
Baadeh sk o dbhontatd sabbhasn aad Zabk 64 bha
Smith, and a thovsand others, and ig it to he
supposed, that Percival atfords a solitary ex.
ception r
But we will close this article, as it has al
ready taken an erratic range, and in doing so,
we salute our good ¢ brother.”* of the Middle
sex Gazette, with our warmest ascurances of
entire respect and friendehin, and wonld whis
per to him, *“ good sir. if' yon will Lave the
goodaess to visit Providence, and inake va 8
call, we will do onrselves the pleasure to offer
you the naked right hand of friend<hip, and do
all in o'r power to convinee vou, that we are
as good naturad fuliows, asever wickded an un
lettered quill. Sir, eha!l we have the pleasure
of seeing you tread that =oil, which bears the
impress of the footeteps o Noger Williame,
Mrs. Anne Royall, and the Honpurable gen
tleman who wrote the (hronolagy of Rogerl—
If thus you will ohlige ve, we think that we can
convince you, that the atiribrifes van have in
so flattering a manner ascribed tous, are nei
ther claimed or allowed, althovgzh you have
said that they are “aniversally acknowledged.”
New-York CoMMENCIAL ADVELTISLR. |
—As in duty bound, we pay all awitention to ‘
age, wisdom. and experience, and now off’ with {
our hats, to rpmlk a geiten-e to Colenel Stane l
of the New-York Commeorcial Adverticer, who
among many dignificd words, has uitered a'l{
expression or two, which are excaedingly eivil,
*“ bordering or the siyie courteous, and ex
pression complimentary.”* Wo aseure the Co- !
lonel, that we are not aware that we !%fi com
mitted any error, in faying that he “azeribed
Mr. Walsh's Biographical Sketeh to the pen
of Doctor Mclienry; but as hie bus said that
we have erred, and as we bave not his files
' before us, we must be satisficd with canceding
to the proposition.
[ We are not disposnd to be guerlousi—but
‘whether he ascribed it to the pen of Doctor
r'ldflowy. or Robhert Waln, Jun. thoe fact
makes no manner of difforcnce to us, nor does
it extricate Colonel Sione from il e dliemma,
into which he bacame mvolved. Ly the indul
gencies of his prejudices, and tle cunning f
Doctor Coleman. ‘The smaple fict . Mr,
Stane had became projudiced apainst the
Awmerican Monthls; and upposing fhal noth
ing go:)q' could come 6 ¢ o itz nares, vevolte |
at the idea, that any ane <\ouid suppose, that,
Mr.Walshowould desernd ta contribute toa
Magazitte, which exisicd but & momert, and
expired for the want of patrerage Hic proje
diced mind scouted the supposstion, at i 1o in- |
dignantly charged Mr. Colomuar, wOO wnonts
tempt to quiz Mr. Walsh, when he actibed fo
the pen of that gentleman, the Dioprephical
Sketeh of General Jaclkson, "Che suggestion |
L is preposterons said hej ot ie idle to seppase
that Mr. Walsh, could write w 0 «reteled a
thing as the ardcle which was ascriboed to
hitn; and then, throwing on his snece hie = o=
Iy pointed out some of its mnifold crrours; -
errours which hie would ot have seen, had he
have known that Me. Waish was the author,
All this originated in prejudiec, shecr “yel
low prejudics.”’
Although the eantraversy, which this emall
aair elicited, between the Editor of th e Com
mercial, and the Editor of the Post, cortainly
closed to the entire mortfi ‘ation of the former
gentlemang—for Me. Walsh frankly acknow .
edged the authorship - vet he declares that he
never cgred *“ a six-ponce about the biviness!™
Very well; it may be.soj but we must add, if
Mr. Stone did not eare any thing about the
affiir, ho eortainly must be dead to theee live
ty feelings which we would ascribe to him, in
the fulness of our sancerity.
We venerate age, we hiopanr venerahina ex
perieace, and we are willing to listen (o the
advice of friondship, and the apmions of those
whose talents we applaud, and wQso Tanrn
ing we admire. And although it was very kind
n Mr. Stone, to offur ne a word of adyice, we
might, without being considered rude or uneiv
il, say to him, ““¢ir, in ns much 2o vour odvieo
e gratnitous and ill-ghoed, we cannet receive
it, and being of tawful age, whepever ve veed
the connsels of others, we shall tale the Lber.
ty to select our own instructors, and before
you chayge ve with boing ignorsut of the
incaning of words, we odvive you o ke
vourself familiar with etymalogy, phlsloge,
syntax and prosady " VN this we mipht say,
bt we do not say it for we Lonoe Coloowd
( Stone; we know that hie received clibont).rar’
’m at oug Callege, and we would not run
| our lucklesd heads sgainst a learned Theban;
[ = *“a Master of Arts.”* :
| The Editor of the Commercial, has done us
| injustice, by quoting the fragment of a sen~
| tence, thus rendering sense non-sence, and by
, making us call Doctor McHenry’s Magazine,
| “ @ Quarterly,” instead of a “Monthly Maga-
. zine.”” This is not fair—it is not courteous;and
i the man who can regort to such s.modo of re
. ply, must indeed be bard pushed, and have a
i difficult case to sustam. He also, by a spe-~
| cles of quibling, undertakes to make us say,
| that he i the Editor of the Quarterly Maga
) zine; but if he can make his assertions good,
! we will surrender to him all the claims we
. bave to a rank, above the common claes of id
‘ goty,
In travelling towards a conelusion, it will be
well for us to inform Colonel Stone, that he 1.9
' realized his hopes, and that all he has eaid to
us, has been ‘“taken in good part,” thougn
we do ingist, that he has treated ne unfairly.
And although we do contend, that he possess
es as much conceit as any of qur order,and that
bis prejudices are not of the most forbearing
nature, we always read his writings with great
satisfaction, and have often derived from themn
valuable imstruction,
[ In charging us with the sin of being young,
- he evincesthe yellowness of a prejudiced mind;
,and although he stands at the helm of u cit
{ ““ daily,"”” and we are pothing but pilots to w
““ semi-weokly,’” he should remomber that
! * The eagie suffers little birds to sing.”
To the charge of being youths, we plead
guilty; and although but few winters hato
passed our our heads, and experience hae at.
forded vs but a little of her golden aid, we
hope in Heaven, that as we proceed along tiw
jonrney of life, and acceumulate the fresis of
age,we shall not, like too many of the frail rona
of mortality, grow dull with age, and stupd
with experience,
Having raid thus much, in perfect good hu
mor, we take icave of Colonel Stone, aficr «n
-luting him with our. assurances of profound re.
spect, and gnod will; and shall at all times Yo
happy to break a lanca with him, il the tilting
can be had, withont exciting thore’angry b
more, and inflated passions, to the operat.ore
and effccts of which, we are indigrartly, ot
honestly cppozcd, “by birth, by principl, ard
by education,”
Tue Avcvera Curowxrernw. The I
tor of the Augusta Chroniele, has published n
letter, which originally appeared in this paper.
giving a description of the multitede, who
were addressed by the Hon. George McDuflpe,
at a public dinner, given by Mr. Shultz, n:
Hamburg, South Carolina, on the 24 of July;
and after pronouncing it a shameful misrepre
gentation, pregnant with falschood, ealls upon
us to surrender to him the name of the auvtho: .
Witk this request, the gentleman should hav
known, we wouid not comply, at the time Lo
made It, and we have eimply to state to hin-.
that the writer of the letter, isa gentleman o
great respectability, and in every war-entied
to onr eonfidence end respeot, as well as thoss
o 1 all who know him.
Qur palitreal predilections, would not temp?
us to do Mr. MeDuflie any inpnstice; and ak
though we dishike hie political! course, we e 1 -
tertam for his talents unlimited rcepect. In
laying the leiter befare the public, our only .
object, wag to afford the peop's an idea of t/ e
materiale which composed i assemblagn,
which Mr. MeDufl'e addressed, hat thoy mugit
not be mislead, by the false representations oy
tha opposition presses. Although we enter
tain proper rogard for the word ot the Ediry
of the Chromele, we cannat beliove with h,
that we bave been impossd upofi-=our correc.
pondent is incapable of anch an a-t, . Wetaie
the responsibility of the publicaton of the Je:-
ter l'zpon curselves, as it was intended for oug
private cye alone, and are prepared. ‘o mert
whatever of odium or of applanse that wuy -~
grow out its publication, ns wao entertain ti -
utmost confidence in the puriiy of ihe desizig
and correetnens of the deportment of the ge: -
tleman who is the anthor of tha effusion whicn
has so outrageously oflended our friand of tise
Chronicle.
The editorial erticle to which wo allude, pub
lished in the Chronicie, bears so strong a ri
semblance to the style and manper of Mi, M .
Duftie himself, that we should be very mu«
disposed to aseribe it {o his pen, wern .\\e ot
of an opinion that the Tiditor, would not filhs
the productions of anether man's pen, or weor
the lnurels which belong to others, Be thie how.
ever as it may, and be the writer of the artic's
whoever he may, his production, aMtheugh * o
surcharged with bitterness towarde v, ron .
mands our reepsct and applavses ard thar s’y
we are not anxious 10 he railed a¢, sl ir .
decire for railingatue, Fan ea') farth cucli ooy
tillations of elaguent invectice, «a are uii!in.;
to bo the objacts at whih Lo arclr diencty
hig «haflte
In elosing +'/'4 artigle, which wp nve 3atisfed
Is unnecossarily prolix, we beg lagve $o ealury
the Editor of Augueta Ofrauiclo, with oy ut
feigned testimonials of rospoct, whilst we e
turc to axpresz a haps, that at na digtant ds
wn ehal! find Lire, with Lis eves apencd '8 «
conscionsnoss of his political arrore, angd in
connotion ‘With Mr. M'Diffla, ndvasating dpg
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