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VOLUME I. PUBLISHED DAXLT SI JAMES GORDO.V BEWAETT, Of let, J*?. 148 jV<u?u ttreet, between ReeJcma* amd Sprite* UrteU. I ljj. jpring j onwrc/1, oaarisscnc nvry. TERMS TOR ADVERTISING. I square I rear, |90 09 I 1 square 2 weeks, $3 23 " 3 months, 8 00 | "1 week. . 1 75 * 2 months, . 6 00 j "3 days, . 1 00 ** I mouth, . 3 00 I "1 insertion, . 0 a# Sin teen lines make a squire. CRAHAMrMiilEE k^. WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS. . Dealers in DTE STUFFS, PA fNTS AND OILS, Formerly No. 10 Old S/ip, Lr HAVING I wt thei* entire Stock by the destructive fire of lh? 16th Dee. I#35, have taken the- Store NO. 90 BROAD. CORNER OP STONE STREET, Where their have opened a large aitd fre>h assortment of articles in Iheir tine, which Ihey will dispose of oo liberal terms. New Yoik, Feb. 5. IS*. Acid, Sulphuric, Ink Rl irk, Do Red, Do Nitric, do Muriatic, Do Powder, Aloes, Alum, Jalap, pow'd, Lamp Black, Anaatla, sp. Logwood, Antimony, Annie, Nicaracua Wood, Camwood, Arrow Root. A-safoedita. Lead, White iJres. Bal*. C p.ivi t, Do do, in oil, Black Lewi, Pea I Barley, Linseed Oil. Liquorice Ball, Blacking, Bl-ie Vitriol, Litharge, Mace, Borai, rePd, do, eld. Mignesia. Calcined, British Oil, Brimstone, Manna. MuMuid, Opium, Broues.aw'd. Calome', Opodeldoc, Camphor Gum. Cassia, Panacea, Swain's, Castor Oil, Chalk. Pills, Lus, *,nrome xenow, an oreoi, un, ??ri(:orv, Ho, Anderson;Cloves, Copper**, Pink Rjol, Frus?iao Blur, Cream Tartar, Bps >m Sail-, Precipitate, red, Pultv, Eye W c?r,Thompson, Rhubarb, pulr. Rose Pick, Klor. Sulph. Rolleti Stone, Saltpetre, Ginger, p<>wM. do Ro#t, Senna, op, Snuffs, ais'd, Glue, a?s'd qt?. Soda, stip. carb. Gold Leaf, Gun Arabic. Svrenges, assorted, Gum Copal, Tart. Emetic, do Arid, Do Hcaraony, Do hhellac, Trusses aisorted, Uir.ba, Indigo Sp. Van Red Eue, da do Aier, New Yark. Feb. 6, 1836. feh 6-tf K1TCHEX RANGES, MANUFACTURED BY LOCKWOOD tf ANDREWS, No. 364 Broadway. Th? following it a Notice, every word of it carrect: jf r KITCHEN RANGE.?After taking our dii.iier the other day, as usual, at the refectory of the Custom House Hotel, kept by Horn Ic. Frees, we were invited into the K itchen to examine a new Rang* wainiTiCtiired by Lockwood it Andrews,364 Broadway, proprietor of Pierce's patent. We were so well convinced o? a aiijl.t elimination of it, added lo the assurance of mine host of its utility and convenience, that we have f it it our duly to speak of it, and recouinend it to the notice of our readers. In the first place, its convenience is a great point. The p.irticulai article which we examined enables the proprietors of the refectory to fu-nish well conked Jinners o three orfour hundred people a day with lets than on* half the trouble and lab >r which attends the use of the common kitchen apparatus. All the different appliance* for boiled, roasted and stewed, are *o closely and conveniently arranged, that one or lw? persouscan superintend (he operation ot a large establishment. Itsonnven euce is, however, urpaned by its economy, a* we were informed by ih* rentleinen of the h >use, that by it they now save about twenty shillings a day i.i the article of fuel. We would recommend lo any "Mie who wishes to verify the troth of oar remarks, tocall at the establishment >< Mossrs. Horn It Frees, who will be happy lo show their range and explain its advantages. ?eb4-tf umbkklla and parasoi, MANUFACTORY. 9 c Q P E* A R I Q T II r F T GARNERt COMSTOCK o?er for <*!< ' on" the most iea,in- ' Me liroi, a w* and ciecjnl assortment of Utubrellas an'i Fara ols, (of their own inanufictore,) comprising every variety of style ami pattern, and to which th?y would re-pectfutly invite the attention of their fiiemli and cu?tomers. f.-b.T-lm* DEAB THImT-ASSIST NATUKt 1!?If nun, ! *V says Addison, wo .id be content to fellow Nature, tad assist her in her operation*, what mighty effort! might we expert! Every ' thing would dispute iuelf into order, as it were, of course; ind tin J whole work i? half d?*.e as soon as undertaken. Puigeou, site old leaven that ye may he a new lump, is the language ?f Scripture; ! this however, it denied hy many, as having reference to the body, I though it it known the horse hy instinct eat* tlioins, thistles, Ilc. foi the puipnae of purgation, and the co * by this law of physiology, to 1 preserve health, scan lies th>' fields for the gleanings, where (lie | husbandman has gathered off his potatoes, that the may be purged and become a new lump, or according to the original, a healthy animal In like manner the dog and cat, and many orher animals, meander through the fields, when costive, that Ihry may make a selection of thoee grasses calculated to open their bowels, and purify their fluids. Do we not tee the feathered tribe, because deficient of patrle juice, swallow and carry continually .tones in their itoniachs, to promote digestion, and produce healthy chyle, to putify their Mood, and open t^eir passages; and hence these animals of the brutal race, from thus ASSISTING NATURE, completely se cure themselves against epidemic contagions, although they are un derthe tainf laws which govern the human iiiiinal economv. This principle of purgation, or assisting nature, is not Dr. Bianareth's os any other man's, but it is a principle of Nature. Are not the tider the daily purgative of the Ocean.'1 storms and hurricanes the purgatives or pssrifiersof the air.' If for any length of time this principle becomes inactive, do not both water and air become st r.'hant inrl if th? rirrula'i irinf tMir hM'iimM Ha Htil limiktrt accumulate in the hody, which ought to be passed hy the bowels, and which, if not remaved. ?wn choke up the veins the arteries and the passages of life.' Mankind, from facts like these, roust see the all-important necessity of attending to the state of the steinach and bowels, am! the impotence of a medicine which removes all'noxious accumulations from them, without weakening the system? orfwcli i> BRA.NDRFTH'S VEGETABLE UNIVERSAL FILLS, which in England have stood the test of83 years trial, and have performed cures fur thousands of hopeless and helpless persons, afler the usual scientific medical skill of physicians had consoled them, they could do no more. Their properties as an antsUIImv and aperient medicine are unrivalled; all who ase them invariably recommend them; theii virtues surpass all eulogy, and Mai be u-ed to he appreciated. The weak and delicate wHI be trrnelheued by their use, not by bracing, but by removing the cause of weafcneaa, the gross evi rupt humors from the ludy. One 2S cent baa will establish tlteirchaiacierandjirove (here is troth even in an advertisement. They require no care of any kind; occupation* are not at all impeded by their use. Plain directions accompany each baa. to that every one is his own competent phvsirian. Editorial notice of the Sun, 10th cfOcteber. BRANORETH'S PILLS.?There are few who do not know, that theeaarnceof food is converted into Mood, which, so formed, MsimHiVnt itself to the various ramifications of the human frame. We take it, theretire, m a clear axiom, that that medicine which makes the blond pure, without weakening the system, inast be most excellent; and as we know Brandreth's Pills to be such a medicine, we recommend then with confidence to ear fiiends. Many and kbHare their testimonials. ISflOtest i moniahhave been received,fromi?dividualsof the higheat respectability. Call at Dr. B.'s store, and read the original fetter*, ?1! proving the extraordinary power of Brandieth's Pills in removing diseases of the most opposite character from the constitution. They in fact prove, by the cutes they make, that there is no Ill I miIIt f*?t anr inner mrnirii.r. N?w Y.?fk.?Mr. I,?nrr. 2V> Eighteenth tL, A. S. Wight man, wtrteh and fanry rfirre, 18 EuHon*(.; N. C. Nalw, bookseller, kr. 98 Catherine tl.; B. S. Taj-lor. poffr, fcr.,7SVe?o? u.; E.U.Tripp, Mali oner, kr., 167 DifUion il| W. St D. D. Wright, hardwjremrti. 31 tlmakni ?l..rrtnierwf kewi? M ; Mr. Ooward, I'nirrnal Book lore, earner of Chithrm and fori?(?; Mr. N.iye, 172 Brrvr.nae ?L: Nnnw It AWwt. ?V> Green jrlrh ?L ; W. t H. Albro, 2 4 Bowery ; Brewrr k Co., 69 Cw*ltl| Peter Cunningham, comer of Allen id Hlamw ?U.; Ij-ri M irk?, 255 Front iL, rorner of Dovei. Jtnrf Cily.?Mr. Sh poian, Lottery uff.ee, comer of Eerry Willliwhurth.?Jaroej f.utbir, ropenaker, North Third >U, Dear Seamd ?liret Jaawi ?J.11 p Ilrrrimar*. Newhurgh.? Willi?m Le?lre. printer. Newark.?J hn Rea?er, cun?r ?f Broad and Market street. Patter-* ? Mr. Kiri.raav IM. Biunkiyn.?G. B. B*?4h. war *- ??ker, 73 Fultoo ?C Harlaetn.? I-Jh> S Kmr? uN?. New IWhfllr.? % r?narC -Wt maker, kc. DIt BKWDRKTH" OPPICE f..r Ore ule of the above PHt*. wh.de..ile aa > retail 1(7 H?l?* tlreet. opposite Broome ft., where he any he ct?rat? be ifcne taking hit Pills, on Mori dtayt, Wniurtl in nd SvtarHarv der 23-lra* Ff " '"'"Kr^ifca^wsisisr HE H NEW-YOKK, MONDAY A. - -T ? |\OCTOK BOVDt a Meiulter ofllie'ftoyal Clilkjf of * * Surgeona in Ireland, uiu lately j practitioner in the city ut London, <i3ui his itiiita tu the af9?r?edsin the :re?'roerit ut * ctrior. disease. liii long capeiience ami clox- attention to thu cl?? rfcomplaints, hh pW-sjj"1. j^fv, anil expeditious mode of treatment, kit extraordinary success during .< long and ei traded practice, and fhove all, his lr jiliui.ile medical qualifications ale a few of tlx (rounds on which he rests his claim* tu public patronage. In tin's sgeof empiricism when ignorant pretender) and impudent quacks ire daily spreading their nets to Inr* the uuw.irr t<> dctruction, Or Boyd would wish to raise a friendly and a wanting voice to hiJ frluw creatures, and tell them to beware of such dangerous persons Thousands who Might hate imn at this day, 44 in the health iwh! paiiuv pride of manhood," if ihcir ca?es had ualy been treated hy one duly qualified, are now numbered amongst the incurable anal the dead. Apparent cures are very common and easily effce'ed ; but to eradiiate the latent poiu>n, which will otherwise conslg.. its victim to an untknefy grave, Belongs tu the legitimate province of medicine ia the bauds of astillul and able piaciiii?n?r T..a. Or. boyu u tucb,j willjii to convince ms patrons, by producing or their inspection hit regiflar diploma.as a member of the Itoyal College ot Surgeons ia Ireland, and I kewise I'-stimonial* for capability and skill, from- many who are justly considered as light* uid ai iiaiuentt of their profew k>m His mode of treatment is sale, effectual and expeditious, not requiring either the use of mercury, 01 reitraint in diet or exercise. Recent affections he pledges himself to remove radically within a few d iys, and cases of longer standing ?n? greaur malignity win Ottitale<l Willi coruwmy and skill. In my case, the patient may re?t asssured, aft?r having Wing disoiarg;d from the bands of Or. Boyd, dial Iris health is established upoma wund and firm basis, and that his constitution it renovated and unimpaired. His professional honor ami faith aie pledged to this, and be flatten himself that tucharacter aud standing a<? sufficient warranty for its fulfilmen The trietml honor awl secrecy nay in all cases he relied apon. Hours of attendance fium 9 o'clock in ihe mwrning till 10 al night ?ep 21-ly OFFICE, 14 Doverst.one do??r from Water. HOCTOR CORBITT MAY BE CONSULTED IN VJ the most confidential manner, at hi- office, 12 Duane street, between Chatham and William street, N~w York, where persons afflicted with delicate disea-es, old ntwinate ulcers, dyspepsia, worms, diata*es of the itlnlder, urethra, and kidaeys, ami nil uis eases ari-iug from the abuse of mercury, or impurity of the blood, are Invited to call. The baneful effects often arising frum the abuse of mercury, need no detcrtplion; persons troubled with a certain disease mayapplw to Dr. CorbiU niih the assurance ofhatingit ra dically cured without * paiticle of mercury, or ary other dangermis medicine. His chaigesarereasonable,and proportioned to the means of the aptHirani. Dr. C. has been educated in Europe, under teachers of acknowledged talent, and h is had considerable practice in extensive hospital; and dispensaries. Instant relief given In those afflicted with Ihe pile*, and a perfect cure effected in thrre days, without confinement frv>:n business or the slightest paiu to tl>e patient. A medicine may be had to prevent the occurrence of a certain disease. The most honora < cr>-?y otiserved. Attend anre dailyfrjta M 10 P M jan7 tf nKNUIXE POLAXDRIA OII?-A sure East VJ Indian lure for the Rlieam ittsm.?This Polandria ( :! is the mential oil extracted from the Polandria tree, and is an infallible enre for that distressing disorder, the rheumatism, in all its stages. P?r sale by P. Botne! k Co., 510 Greenwich street, two doon below Spring; Patrick Dicki , 413 Broadway. corner of Lispecud street; J. fSyme, 63 Bowery, corner of Walker reel; and Dr. Gulon. corner uf Grand street and the Bowery. Price $2. jan5-tf ?7*OR. rODGHS. COLDS. ASTHMAS.kc.Itc.? I X Dr LO\ KM.W'S B tlui of Gilead Balm i?a medicine of great efficacy and heaiing properties. It has Ikca (stabliihed npi wards of forir year*, and is recommended by the highest medical \ characters, (or long standing C jugh*, Asthmas Hoarseness, and affections of the Lang*, Spitting of Blood, ni^ht sweats. Lc. Ilc.? It pv*?esses alt the astonishing concentrated vir ties of the tree in its hiehest state of perfection, and *liould always be u?ed when theie is any chance of recovery from the ob ive distressing disrates. Its reputation and invaluable piopertities are too well known torequire any further comment. For sale 5>y Patrirj^ I) irk ie. 413 J fhrartt, >*t? oy P. tiiK-irt -t be. o.V Greenwich sL Price 50 cents per botlie. jan 2b-tf SU9PEXSORY BA.VI)AGf)S#-A r.i wrt iwent of the above articles for sale .vo.J A?<. poxoaRiu:A, gleets- s \ iurTi;K';s vJ Seminal WeaKn.^-es, Whites, IirilatbMi fthe Ki<' - .J' , jder, Urinary Catui and Prostr* e Glands Pa is ; ihe I ins, ?o.d all venereal cases of ong ?tandii:r, may b- speedily cure I by the I use of only one b -ttle of Dr. Horn's Migti n a preparation ofsarsapvill \nt! choicest lateriaU, wVu. U has *toed the test of48 years' eij 'rienc , and sho? I be -ed in I r .by persons, m tie or fem i?e. ro?l])?r1 wiik a vo .?rabcvv-disc in all their different ?iare< F<>rs ie by * ierhill, '* B^i'-tinn, corner of William; J. Cdvill, jr. 43? *' n^vay,oor lliu hp ; k- E. by T. Austin, Carmiu#* tt>eet. ! r .$2 per hp ta. jan 27-1 f Evaxs*vegetabl pills ^calomel AND PHYSICIANS -How many j us who have been afflicted with various disease? is Consumption, A-thma, au4 almost every other disease, being under the r.ire o( their Family Physician, who stimulated them ven to sal* >t ion with calomel and other drastic drugs, to the destruction of men delicate frame*, and at the same time endeavoring to persua^*- them that there i? I no otner method of cure! This the proprietors of the above medicine fearlessly denr, and as boldly declare, that Evans' Camomile nils, and his Family Vegetable Aperient Pills, will produce more I good in one we?k than Calomel or the common injurious method of treatment will produce in one year; besides, no injury can possibly ! be derived from Evans' Vegetable Pills, and this cannot be said of . Calomel aud other prisonous drugs. Evans' Camomile Pill* are extracted from the Camomile flowers, by a process known only to the proprietors, and are highly recommended to all nervoiis and delicate persons, especially ladies, who cannot bear much stimulating medicine. Evans' Family Vegetable Aperient Pills are compounded of the choicest vegetables whirh have ever l?een discovered, and are for ail Bilious and otherdisea?es arising from impure blood; the Camomile Pills being a sper fic for the nerves, and the Family Vegetable Aperient Pills for all the disea?*? of the blood No doubt your Family Physician advise* you wot to use what they term quack medicines (they mean those medicines they will not get paid foi.) although Evans' Pills do not contain a particle of uuicK*ilver. [The origin of Ihe word Quack is from the word Quackscrfber, the original word for Quicksilver; those who first used thu poisonous mineral were termed quacks ; now if th y were justly so called, does length of time or any other circumstance prevent the just application of the same erm to those who row use it.' And it to, many of the honorable profession of if. D.'i cannot escape the condemnation.] Whin inercunr is given to you, it debilitates, and accelerates your death; then may I vivise yon, that if you are friends to your own constitution!, and to your own health, reject their Blue Pills and Calomel Powders; and if you are ill, try the above medicines ac ording to directions given with <J em, and they are warranted to do you good, and never to do yoo harm?Evans' theory beiagdaily proved by the great good hi> medicines are per'orming, tr?ra th. innumerable testimonies in their favor. Evans' Camomile and Aperient Pills are sold at wholesale and retail, at Dr. Kvans' office,96 DivisiontL, New York, ian !3-lm$ C~ OUGHS, COUGHS.?COKBYN'S COUGH Loxea f<-rs, prepared by C.rbyn St Co., 300 Holbein. London.? These Lorei:ters are aniversally allowed, bv physicians of the h ghest standing. to be one of the be?t prepaiations for 'he cure ol Coughs, Colds. Asthmas, lie. ever offered to the puSlic; many thousand persona have experieueed their h ippy and salutary effects, many of whoa) liave been by asthmatic and cou<innptiv; complaint: reduced to the brink of the grave. They promote a free and ea'j exp<scioration, and remove any tendency to inHamation or sore es, of the lungs, shortness or difficulty breathing, ard the general oppression which interrupts re?piraliou, ie. lie. Price SO cent! per box. A -ingle box will ?e found siiffi ient to remove the mosi obstinate e -sea. For sale by COLSY, chi-uiist, fcc. S5I Pearl corner of Fiankfort St., Franklin Square, the only agent for th< city. ian 27-1 m* A CARD TO THE IaADIE8.-The sub-cribcr", opinion of the fema mind and char acter is too far exallec to suppose t r a i oroetil ;hat the ladies of th'S city and elsewheri (to whom this card is pol tely addres-eil) can he cajoled or flatteied to patronis- him; but wishes to address himself t > thi ir good senst only. They are r??peclfully informed th?t " B ide u's Celehratx Strengthening Plasters,''were prepare.! with speci I reference t< ihrir favor, and they are ai?jt earnestly recouimended to such a are troubled with pains in the back, breast or ?idr, or tn those who an afflicted with roughs, colds, asthmas, ki. He is confident th it if i were possible ! obtain the names of the ladies who have reeeivec benefit hy we ring those beautiful Plasters, he could present an nr ray, which, for modest worth, intelligent and respectability would far outweirh his highest recommendations. They are spreai on the most beautirul, soft and pliaMe lamb-skin; will not soil thi whitest linen, and inay bp worn by the most delicate famal* in al situ itions. with ease and comfort, for o.ie month. Th"? are sold at the B-?wery Medicine Store, 260 Bowery, bj the ladie>' most obliged and humble ten ant, f bfr-tf N. W. BADEAU. camphorated cold cream am Vy PASTE, Tor eruption* of the fwe. chapped handi, kt. lor tal '' RUSIITON k. ASPIN WALL. 1 16 Wifliam ?treel, and 110 Broadway. * ERAL , FEBRUARY 3, 1836. THE $LSIOH BELL. Merrily dash w* o'er valley and hill, All bin" the Slei .h-Bcll is sleeping and still, * O. ble-s ihe dear Sleigh-Beli! there's nought can conpare, ' To it) loud merry toon, as thry nreak on the ear. t Our horses are staunch, and lh~jr dart o'erihesnaw, i Our bells ling gaily the lister we ge, The night breezes sing with an answ-riiif swell, To the melody rude of the merry Sleigh-Beil. As swiftly o'*r valley and mountain we rove, Tbe moon riding brightly and calmly above. Dull sorrow -h ill hear ill iiispirilmg knrll, In the loud cheerful notes of the merry S!eigh-Bell. N~?w Itij-'d by ths ni jon-beam, outstrippin; the wind. The rool twrepi ig night-gile is panting behind, Nor leave we it aught oU'Wieet pathway to tell. But the far-diftant tone of the uieiry Sleigh-Bcll. Where the w hite plain is smoothest iu safely we ride, Wiii-t. lh? .le-n .Irifl i. I.i.l.^.l ^1!J. O er the steep we a*ceti(i. and we pluntt lhro' ihe (toll, To the loud lively lone of tlie mtiry S!eigh-Be?!. ThV ?weet it the note of lite amorou* !ule, And mellow the tone of the sofi-brealhing flute, E'en the rich rolling vuice of tile organ's loud swell, Is nought to compare to the merry Singh-Bell. THE LUCKY MISCHANCE, OR THE ADVJtWTVKOUS MAKKIAGE. 4By looking further you may fare worse."?Old Proverb, Instead of moralizing on the idea that every mis; chance iu not s misfortune, I shall illustrate It by a ' story. John Hawkins and Thomas Johnson, were the Hons i of two neighboring farmers who resided on the banks of | Ae river Mersey, not far from the city of Chester, in Lapland. They were iieuily of an age, and from their earliest years had cherished for each other a sincere friendship, which, when they grew up to manhood, was much strengthened by the circumstance of each bei coining attached to the other's sister. Mary Hawkins j and Elizabeth Johnson were two beautiful girls, and had captivated their admirers long before the latter ' had found sufficient courage to reveal their attachment. Revealed, however, it at length was, and after some wooing, met with as favorable a return as the hearti of i young lovers could wish. ??MI| iiunnv .1.1. ?r .l.r..i 1 1 1UIC ponwu ???a ,,U?'IV ????? Vl J WUIIIIUI cuuri: ship, until the lovers reached their twentieth year, when they began to feel impatient for a closer intimacy with the objects ot their affection. They sighed for marriage, hut the narrowness of their circumstances' rendered marriage imprudent, and neither of them w ere so much I blinded by passiou as iiot to see and duly estimate the , | evils of poverty in a slate of wedlock. Rather than incur these evils, they resolved to postpone their happiness until they should acquire the means of obviating them. For this purpose, like most of the young men in the maritime ports of EugUnd, 1 who wish to push their fortunes, they determined oh I going to sea, and after some little hesitation and delay, i obtained the Consent of their parents to carry their wishes into effect. i'.efore liieir dejnriiire, <itw4 ?u u.'irview with their mistresses, ill each oiuei's pieselice; when, as is I usual on such occasions with rural lovers, solemn pledges of fidelity were mutually ','ivea, and love gifis exchanged. Wlitie uudei mi ifnee of the warm feelings excited by these parting solemnities, the young : men, with the approbation of iheir mistresses, entered into a compact that "if Providence should permit them to return home together, their marriages should be ce lrbrated at the game time, in the same place, and by the ?ame person." After this interview, one day brought them to Liver ! pool, and the next saw them entered en board of a mer- j 1 chant ship that soon sailed for Barhndoes. During the voyage, which was long and boisterous, they became expert seamen. Their homeward bound voyage was : to London, where their captain, lieing much pleased , with their dexterity und conduct, engaged them at an increase of wages, to accompany him to Leghorn. On their return from thence to London, they settled ac counts with their captain, and found that,although they ] had been more than a year in his service, and their i wages hnd been liberal, their earnings were very Tar frniM nmnnnfiritr to whuf uniilH wnrrnnt tlipir pnt?>rinff into tbe marriage state. They indeed now discovered ' that tbe savings of common seamen, in the merchant service, who possess any generosity of spirit, (and how few do not ?) augment very slowly, and seldom reach to an amount of much consequence. Service in the navy, they believed would be more profitable, as they would there have a chance of sharing in the numerous prizes that were then daily made of the enemy's merchant ships. The war of 180'J had recently broke out, and they were acquainted wiih several seamen who | had already received considerable sums in prize money. , Besides this, a liberal bounty was paid to such seamen as voluntarily entered the public service. They ac- j cepted this bounty, and in a short time found them-> I selves on board of the Doris, a ship then lying at Sheerness. The naval history of these times testifies that the : Doris was remarkably fortunate in her cruizes against the enemy's commerce. But after tlie war had continued almost two years, the enemy's trade being almost totally destroyed, prizes were less frequently made, and our young friends finding that they could now command about one hundred and fifty pounds each, began to turn their thoughts towards home. They were conscious, however, that in so active a period of r the tremendous war which their country was then waging, it would be no easy matter to procuie their discharge. As they were lying in Plymouth harbor, I Tom, who was, on some occasions, less conscientiously . i scrupulous than his friend could have wished, proposed 1 to desert. ! "Look ye, Jack," said lie, as they one dark night 1 stood together on watch, " we are scarcely three ships : j length from shore. We could swim to it in a twinkling. Suppose we slip our caMes and sheer off. In , j three day's, look ye, we could bring to at our father's i ' nresiaes. J j [To be Continued.] j ' A fight between a Porpoite and an Alligator?A , : few days ago some gentlemen standing on I We shore at i St. Andrew's Bay, had an opportunity of w itnessing a f singular contest between a porpoise and a large alliga[ tor. The contest lasted about half an hour, at the end of which time the alligator gave in, and soon after float, ed on shore in a dying condition. It was found to have ' been literally bruised to death by the strokes whieh the J porpoise inflicted upon it with its tail.?Pennacola Gaz. ' : IftHOMAtr.?Mr. Secretary Cass has declined the offer of Major Church, of tho Sixth Ward and his gali lant corps, who wanted to go to Florida and fight the e Seminoles. The rascally Iadians bare had a narrow j escape. * __ D. NUMBER /J^ ^tjsions.-i resent the Recorder and Alderman Ferris and Banks.?The court having opened, proceeded to pass the following sentences upon the prisoners convicted during the present tern). Wtu. Collins, grand larceny?dealing from Capl. Barker pi schr Tower, $300?Sing Sing i years. John Babcock, alias Capron, grand larceny?stealing from B. Cooley, stev. urd of acbr Abrahaw L. Ackennan. $40?2 years and 6 months at Sing Sing. VVm. Hilyer, grand larceny?stealing from Captaia Miles of sloop Angenom, $lS)?2 years and 1 month at Sing Sing. John Scott, grand larceny, stealing fram the entry of No. 6 Hudson street, a cloth cloak and over cout, worth together $50?Sing Sing 2 years. Win. Shempe, a Gurinun jeweller, of respectability, was put upon trial for receiving stolen goods. It was proved that Mr. Bonhomiue, who had robbed Mr. Delmonico of a large number of speous, forks, flu:., had sold tliein all to Mr. Sheinpe. Some of the articles were broken, and some entire when he feold ihem, and all had Mr. Delmonico's mark on them. The amount lost by Delmoniio was between $350 and $400. A number of very respectable gentlemen appeared, and gave Mr. Shempe n most excellent character?ami an apprentice testified that the spoons, flee. were bought ia the open day, and lay (or a long time exposed, before uiev were melted. ISonhotiikie had .-didnil he had ever stoien from Mr. Delmonico, and Mr. Shampe admitted that he had paid one dollar |>er ounce for all be had bought. Mr. Shainpe was, without deliberation, honorably acquitted of the foul charge. bpencer Van Cleef was pu' to the bar for petit larceny iu stealing nclwth cloak, valued at $15, from Mr. DaniA Ulman. The cloak was found upon the stair# of Mn. Sistan's house, and hi all appearances, the primmer had dropped it. It had been taken from the piano in th? front by the prisoner, (who Mated he came to aee a friend,) and being detected by Mr?. Sislan in the act of going off with it, dropped it. The jury being unable to agree in their seats, retired,and in ten minutes returned with a verdict of guilty of |*etit larceny. Blatkwell's I Island, 3 months. i Kurun Koran, petit larceny, in stealing from a sleigh. the propertv of Mr. Lovelnnd, a Buffalo skin, valued at i $5. John Wright, a watchman, saw tlie prisoner in the act of taking the ?kiu, and saw hiin run into an entry near. On account of the deep snsw, the watcbinaa could not catch him immediately, hut succeeded etfter a hard chase. Blackwell's Island, 3 months. s" Astronomy.?An express from New Orleans, brings the important intelligence that the celebrated Astronomer, Peter Mackie, had arrived in that place, and was j Jo attends hall to l>e given on the evening of his urrival. | "The bright particular stars" were informed of bis in. tcntion of attending the ball, an(| ucir and idhxJb positively ref.ise.l to shiift, Wilrf p!;ii?.?rmi ?a j-c "'-*1 a<l?ri?'< d :-.to rw.u. .1 committee ol gentlemen waited upon him, and politely gave hun notice that six i hours would he allowed for him to take his deprrture, i bearings,aud distances included rrr>~. >l>o city,toH'Vib any"point d'oppui," he might select. With many thanks for their politancs*, he avaifo4 himself of their kindness, and iu less than the time allowed, was on his route up the " Rig creek" Ily this time he U probably at Vicksburgh. Waking lp the wrong fassengkr.?Oh Friday,m officers Bowyer and Stanton were taking tbeir toad of iniquity to Bellevue, namely, the Pebitentiary omnibus, a genteely dressed person seeing the sleigh, mistook it for one of the Manhattanville omoibusses. u Hilloa," says he, "stop, stop, I want to go up." Stanton, who was driving, and who is fond of a joke, drew up a little, and said "come, jump on quick"?aad in he sprung. u Have you any tickets ?" says the gentleman to Bowyer. -No, wa dont use them on this line." " Well, w bat do you charge ?" " Only 25 cents." " Well, but I want to go all the way through." " Oh, its all right." Our gentleman had not passed many streets before a movement among some of the tenants of the sleigh, disclosed the fart, that each were ornamented with a pair of bright polislied steel bracelets?and what was to him most astonishing,each was linked to the other by bonds i tKnn ?i??< i~ < -=?J iii.m i tunu iifuoc v< IUTC Ul I f ienUPIll|). u What are those ?" he exclaimed with a voice trembling with emotion, and pointing to the ornaments. | "Oh," save Bowyer, "nothing at all, these are all fancy men;they are always ornamented." "Well, but why are they fastened together?" " Oh, for friendship's sake." By this time the new passenger had an inkling of the real state of the case, and as the sleigh was about to turn down towards Bellcvue, he cleared the side with one bound, and was off through the snow like a shot. At the pace he was going when last seen, it isdificultto say when his career will end. Any information respecting him, will be thankfully received. Some say it must have been one of the Sun people, or purchance of the Courier and Enqnirer. Wall street obtdo.tr.?The following items were cut out of our exchange papers. There is a piece of land mentioned in the St. Louis Republican, which was purchased by a gentleman now living, for two barrels of whiskey, which is now worth half* million of dollars. A piece of property was lately sold in Buffalo, N. Y. for two millions of dollars, wnich was purchased daring the war of 1812 for $30 worth of candles. Cab r ranklin at Jenkins the BleeckTs, or Pennoyers,( we do not call|on thejpenny-a-linerr)show any thing like this, in llieir records of sales ? The truth ia, the rise of property of New-York, is left almost out of sight by every other part of the country. In ten or twenty v years hence, this country will be the richest in the t world. The increase of population, trade, and manu. ; factarea, double and redouble the value of propeitj.