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tl FCBlUWtO IUir, BV j,VTM4 M. f. Baste, Editors and Prpprletort, l Om Dalltr tad Fifty Cants ftr mnum, in Adtascs, or Two OolUri if aot paid within ha fW. Plata mm Fauci Job Printing. WE HAVE a largar aaaortment of job type, lod can do urrria work than any of ti !u tbli vicinilT. H-'aoi.lr aak atrial. Mer Walt and otJtar aao wast CaBBB, ClBttLABa, Pamphlet, Habobillb, Bul-Hbao, PbOOBAsMBB, CaTAIOOCBB, Wil1 be iminiilili l ia U abort pom tit time modwrv.c Uruin. Mr. Bentoa on Drr4 Scott Cw. fron the Leiingtor Obasrvef To Georme fiobtrttton, Esq., Ex-Chit Jwtiee, it-, Lexington, Ay. Ur DbarSib:-! have read with iofi Bite giatification your publications in UH! National Intelligencer, on the decision of ; the Supreme Court on the Miaaouri Com- Ap.MTiitva ail ewi.l trrt.r txcilh v.ii mrMit ieartily, aa you will aooo tee in the 6th iMViuisv avt) a uva wvhvmi nnu ivu ieaniij, as you win aoon eee tne oiu ; votara of the Abridgment of the Deb.te) of Congie s now in the pre, (the Meaars. Appletons of Mew kork; aud also io 'fcx animation' which I have made of the same branch of the decision in a thin octavo of 200 pages, likewise now in the same pnss and quickly to appear. This decis ion that of it which relates to the nutilty of tie Compromise act , and to the self extension of the Constitution to Territo ries is the beavie-t political blow that erer fell upon my heart, and left me in a Halo if total impossibility of remaining silent under it. I view it as you do, aa dreadfully wrong in itse!f, and entitely ex tmjujii'id and of no more weight than the opinion of Any half Jozon equally re spectable citizens coming to the same con cluaion, (in much part,) upon inconsistent incompatible, and contradictory reasons. That compromise fras a political em.ct- tnent, made by the polit cat power for po-; litical reasons, and these rta-ons among the largest that ever influenced human1 legislation no less than to reconcile a di- j vided and distracted country, and to pre-; vent our sacrwd Union from splitting asun . Jer. As such political enactmeut the Goart had no ribt to judge it; even if! tape question had come taiiiy uetore it, Which it did not; for the Judiciary cannot judge politic a' quustious, neither of light nor iu fact ; lor these questions depend up on considerations of policy w hich tlie judi ciary cannot touch, and not upon the in terpretat'on phases to which the court is AJOtlfiuod. The same of the aulf extension of the Constitution to Territories. It was a po litical question aa to what that Constitu tion should extend; and it wns limited by its own words to Stale.; and has been so, acted upon by CciBgraan, and hy all au thorities (f"iaie am i'Vleixl, Legislative Ex ecu iv and Judicial,) fiom the com MifacuHU nt. of 'he Federal Government to the present day. And I vonttire the ns seriion (bat there has not been one single member of Congress in the seventy years in whi;h Coi.giesses have been lied, who have not voted for objects in the Territo till, (lical internal iinprovemonts, for ex ample.) which they would not vote for in a State, and upon the oxpiess ground that .the Constitution did not exteud to Terrk totiei. The ordinance of 1767 was the Territorial Constitution, given to Territo rij at n sovereign gives a character to his auhj-cl ; Rtid as 6iich was made in cou cert witli tin Coi stitution, as you we!i eay, Slid indispensable to the formation of the Coust tut on; and as such was provided for doubly provided for in the new Uovernmen ; first, by the clause in the Constitution which involves all the 'en gagements' of ihe Congress of the Confed eration upon the new reueral uongreas; nd, secondly, by the act ot the new Con gress of August 7, 1789 the eighth act jiHSsed by lli-j first Congress under Wash ington ada, tii g that ordinance to the new Constitution, and rddpling in every word which it contained as a law of the new Government You ill see in the Abridged Debates (the notes aa well as the text) that full justice is done to yourse f and to all the patriotic men who acted with you in that great measure of n conciliation and pacifi cation : and also in my 'Examination' of the Court's opinion that part of it which 1 deem political and extrajudicial, and j obiter dicta. As for what concerned the individuals before the Court as parties in tbe record, I have nothing to say. That part was judicial; and whether rightfully or wrongfully gotten hold of and decided, I let it alone; for it was tbe decis on of the tribuual of highest resort; aud tbe peace aadjocd ord.r of society require all ques tions of personal rights to be settled and done with. But iu this political decision, in which the Supreme Court acted upon a question beyond its jurisdiction, and lugged it iu as a tail to a question of ne gro freedom, and in which it decided upon m view of the Constitution which had no more to do with it than the adventures of Kobinson Crusoe, and then reversed the action of the Government for seventy year?, and mad a new Constitution in all that relates to Territorial legislation ; in such case I have felt it to be my duty, as one of the few survivors of the old school, to raise my voiee against it, and to appeal to the candid intelligence of my fellow citizens io ome to the defense of our Constitution, such as our fathers made it, and aa it was administered for two generations. I mean what I say, when I say the Supreme Court had as well been looking into Robinson Crusoe as looking into" tbe Constitution of tbe United States to find the power of Congress to legislate for Tar i itories ; for it is not there, but tn tbe or cliasnce of 'e 7, adopted by the Constitu tion aod by the first Congress under Washington, and in their right as sover eign proprntors, h .ving the right to gov ern wnat they have a right to acquire, and become their duty under the state session acts and nnder the treaties of cession . Tbe 'needful rule and regulation clause,' as tbe Ci mt said, gave no power to govern the Ten Hones; it only applied to property, and that the property of tbe United States it" territory, id est, land, and it other property, id lit, poreonal es tate. It conferred no powers of govern -tnent, and that for the reason known to everybody at the time, and to nobody hard!y now, vtdehdt; because the govyonr own opinion, VOL 36. aroroent of tb TarritoriwJ was provided for in another place namely, in the orJi nance of 1787, tod protected br clause io the Gooatitutioo, and adopted by Coo great, August 7lb, 1749. and io the right nmnriatnra. The t'ouil jobfl t0 fij tbe tf of Congreai to legislate for Territo , Krkh down under the apall- ! ? . .. aa 1 T iog attack which fell upon me when I was wrlll0 lue .JM,uiDtiou.' and )m headi uufiui,bd, and fcxauiiuatiou, auu uau to also to add some part after 1 had given up this world, My pbyscan Di. May, saw with astonishment that I rose from what ha knew 1 considered the bed of death, (and which he feared to be so,) and went to my 1 table and wrote. I was adding something to the 'Examination,' and could hardly refrain from a postscript: 'This is my pa- 'lined testament, written with a dying hand .' Weill 1 did not die, but 1 have ! to;uu will die upon the uulb. aud justice of what I wrote. Among the heads sketched, but not ; filled jp, are the Florida Territorial trans ac'.ioos of 1821, in which Governor Jack son, commissioned with a power of Cap- Uiu General and Intendant ot Cuba, un- def m o( Oongwss continuing tempo rarily the Spanish system of Goveanmeut in that Teintory, anu in wuicu ue lounu occasion to act up to the letter of that law and commission, uuiting in himself the supreme, civil, military, executive aud ju dicial functions, uaio g the military for his arm, and his own fiat for authority, send ii g Gov. Callava to the calaboose, aud having Judge Fromenlin brought before him at the point of the bayonet for issuing a writ of habeas corpus in behalf of the imprisoned Govern r; and laying diners other by the heels for complicity in Cal lava'i fault, to wit: refusing to deliver up, aud intendiHg to carry ofl judicial records on which depended redress to orphan children who had been despoiled of their father's property for fifteen years; and all which attings and doings of Governor Jackson, exercising over Florida the pow eis of a Captain Geucral and Intendantof Cuba, were approved expressly by the Monroe Administration (and you know who compvstd that Administration,) and implicitly sanctioned by each boose of Congress in their refusal to act upon the complaints ol the incarcareJ officers; and all upon the ground that the Constitution of the United States did uot extend to a TarriLnrv. mid that no act of Congress bad carried mto Florida any of its provisions any habeas corpus act, and jury trial, or any warrant, general or special, or any Mr curily agaiust seizure of persons, search of bouses, or capture of papers and etfects. This head, growing out ot the transactions in Florida, so receut in date, and so up to tbe exigency of our argument, was merely named and'sketched in the 'Exrminntion,' but afterwards well developed in the forthcoming sixth volume of the Abridg ment, In that same 'Examination' will be seen thj manner iu which the act abrogating thn Miasomi eomnromise was passed, and tbeobiect for which it was passed, and of ' ..... . .L .-J which it was the hrsi step anu me weuge, whereof the good people of the United States are at present protoiiuaiy lgnoraut, for telegraph reporting has about killed nil popular knowledge of Congress pro ceediugs, confining their reports to results, too brief aud meaner to show how Con gress acts and yet this is almost the only report o. Congress dings which people will read in this go-ahead age of steam and electricity. It is a long time since we saw each other; and what is called politics have sad ly run down sinct that time, and espe cially iu the last Presidential terra, pre senting but little for tb attraction of any man who has nothing but the public good in view ; out here is a question oi a new kind, uational aud elevated, on which all who are for tbe Constitution as our fath ers made it. and they administered it in t e r day and gei.eratior,and the next gen eration administeied it (and that without distinction of party or default of a man,) may come together and stand. For one, I can give no political aid or comfort to any man or party, in any future election who shall uphold the opinion of the Su preme Court in declaring the nullity of the Missouri Compromise; and in decree ing tbe self extension of tbe Con titution to Territories, carrying Slavery with it, and preventing Congress and the people of the Territories from saying yea or nay to its introductiou or repulsion. I am now well recovered, and wonting as usual, and expect to finish the Abridg ment next Summer, and then to add another volume to the two of tbe Thirty Years' View, bringing down to I860, if I live that long; at all events, to the time of the Pierce Administration, if we oust call by bis name an Administration in which he was so inoperative, and in which nullifiers, disunionists and rene gades used his name and his power for their own audacious aod criminal pur poses. Eespeclfolly, THOMAS H. BENTON. Washington, Nov. 1, 1857. The Grkat Chnmzir, The Charles ton Mercury, the organ of Orr, and "mud aill" Hammond, ssys: "The great evangelizer, a well as civil iaer, is tbe slaveholder; and a successful voyage of an African slaver does more for civilizilioo than all ths raitsionaiies that are spending their lives ou the African continent." fjpTake counsel of one greater and one less than youraeif, and afterwaida from Carroll THE UNION OF THE ( ARR0LI TOY OHIO, WEDNESDAY, THE TWO HOMES. Two men oo tbair ways homo, mat at ttreet crossing, and then walked on (ogeth er. lUey ware neighbors and men l 'This baa been a very bard day,' said Mr. Freeman io a gloouiv voiee. And aa tbay walked homeward tbay discourage each other, and made darker the cloudi that obacured their whole borizin. 'Good evening,' was at last said hurried h; and the two men passed into their homes. Mr. Walcott entered the room where bis wife and children were gathered, and without speaking to any one, sealed him self in a chair, and leauing his l ead back closed his eve. Ilia couutenanoe wore sad, weary, exhausted look. He bad beau seated thus for only a few minutes, wheu uis wife said in a fearful voice, 'More trouble again.' 'What is tba matter now?' asked M Walcoll, almost starting. 'John has been sent home from school. 'What?' Mr. Walcott partly rose from his chair. 'He has been suspended for bad conduct; 'Ob, dear!' groaned Mr. W., 'where is her 'Up in his room; 1 sent turn there as soon as he came home. You'll have to do something with him. He'll be ruined he goes on in this way, I'm out of all heart with him. ' Mr. W., excited as much by the man ner in which his wtfe conveyed unpleasant inforiiinlion as by the information itself, started up, under the blind impulse of the moment, and goinc to the room where John had been sent on coming home from school, punished the boy severely, and this without listening to Ihe explanations which the poor cliild tried to make him hear. 'Father,' ssid the bov, with forced calm ness, after the cruel stripes bad ceaed; 'I wasn't to blau.e, and if you will go with me to the teacher, 1 can prove myself in nocent.' Mr. W. had never known his son to tell an untruth, and the words fell with a re buko upon his heart. 'Very well, we will see about that, he answered with fo:ced sternness; and leav iog tbe room he went down stair?, feeling much moie uncomfortable than wLeu he went np. Again he seated himself in h s largo chair, aud again leaned back his wea ry head and closed his heavy eyelids. Sadder was his face than betore. As tat thus, the eldest dautniter, in tier s'.x- teenth year, came and stood by him. She ueida paper in uer nana, 'Father;' he opeued his eyes; 'here' my quarter's bill. Can't I have the mon ,ey to take to school with me iu the morn : ing I I am afraid not, answered Mr. W., hall in despair. 'Nsaiiy all the girls will bring in thei money to-morrow, and it mortifies me to be behind the others. The daughter spoke fretfully. Mr. Walcott waived her aside with his hand, and she went off mutteiing and pouting. It is mortifying,' said Mis. w,, a little sharply; 'and I don't wonder that Helen ..!- I -I tU Tl. t.lll I.... feels annoyed about it. The bill has to be paid, and I don't see why it may not be done first as last.' To this Mr. W. made no answer. The words but added another pressure to the heavy burden under which he was already staggering. After a silence of some mo msuts, Mrs. Walcott said: 'The coals are all gone.' 'Impossible!' Mr. W. raised his head and looked incredulous. 'I laid iu six teen tons.' 'I ean't help it if there were sixty tons iustead of sixteen; they are all gone. The girls had hard work to-day to scrape up enough to keep the fire in.' 'There's been a shameful waste some where,' said Mr. W,, with strong empha sis, starting up and moving about the room with a very disturbed manner. 'So you always say when anything runs out,' answered Mrs. Walcott, rather tartly. 'The barrel of flour is gone also; but 1 sup pose you have done your part, with the rest, in using it up.' Mr. Walcott returned to his chair, and, again seating himself, leaned back his bead and closed bis eyes, as at first. How sad and weary, and hopeless he felt! 1 ho burdens of the day had seemed almost too heavy for him; but he had borne up brave ly. To gather ttrength for a renewed struggle with adverse circumstances, he had come home. Alas! that the process of exhaustation should still go ou that where only strength could be looked for on earth, no strength was given. Wheu the tea bell was rung Mr. Walcott made no moveraeut to obey the summons. Come to supper, said bis wife, coldly. But be did not stir. 'Are you not coming to supper V she called to hiin as she was leaving the room, 'I don't wish for anything this eveuing. My head aches very much,' he answered. 'In the dumpa again,' muttered Mrs. W to herself. 'It's aa much as one's life is worth to ask for money, or to aay anything is wanted.' And she kept on her way to the dining-room. When she returned her husband was still sitting where she bad left hi i. ., , 'Shall I bring you a cup of tea? she asked . 'No, I don't wish for anything.' 'What is the matter, Mr. Wilcott? What do you looked so troubled about, as if you hadn't a friend in the wodd f W hat have I done to you !' There was no answer, for there was not s shade of real sympathy in the voice that made the queries, but rather of quer ulous dissatisfaction. A lew moments Mrs. VValcoti stood besides her husband, but as be did not seem inclined to answer ques tions, she turned away from him, and re sumed the employment which had been free STATES AND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNION" interrupted by (be ringing of (he tea-ball. The whole craning pased off witLou( tba occurrence of a single incident that gave a hwaMkful pulaatiou to the atdk heart of Mr. Walcott. No thoughtful kiodoeas was manifested by any member of the family, but on tba contrary, a narrow re gard for adf, and a looking to him only that be might supply the means of self gratification. No wonder, from the pressure that was on him, that Mr. Waltott felt utterly dis couraged. He retired early, and sought t find that relief from menial disquietude in sleep which be bad vainly hoped for in the bosom of hi family. But the whole night passed in b'okan slumber and dw tuibing dreams. From tbe cheerle- morn ing meal, at which be was reminded of tbe quarter's bill tbat must be paid, of the coals and flour that were out, and of tbe necessity of supplying Mrs. Waleott's emp ty purse, he went forth to n eel the diffi culties of another day, faint at heart, al most hopeless of success. A confident spirit, sustained by home affections, won Id have carried bira through; but unsupport ed as he was, tbe burden was too heavy for him. aod be sunk under it. Tbe day tbat opened so unpropitiously closed upon him a ruined man ; Let us look in for a few moments upon Mr. 1- reeman, a friend and neighbor of Mr Walcott. He also bad come home weary, dispirited, and almost sick. Tbe trials of the day had been unusually severe, and wi en be looked anxiously forward to scan the future, not even a gleam of light was Een along tbe b ack horizon. As he stepped across tbe thresh-bold of his dwelling, a pang shot through bis heart, for tbe thought came 'how slight tbe present hold upon all these comforts.' Aot for huptelf, but for his wife and chil dren, was the pain. 'fathers come! cried a glad little voice on the stairs, tbe moment his footfalls soun ded in the passage; then qaick, pattering feet were heard and then a tiny form was springing into his arms. Before -reaching the sitting room above, Alice, the eldest daughter, was by his side, her arm drawn fondly within bis. and her loving eyes lift ed to his face. 'Are you uot late, dear!' It was the gertlti voice of Mrs. Freeman. Mr. b reeman could not trust himself to answer, tie was too deeply troubled in spirit to j.ssume at tbe moment a cheerful tone, and hi had no wish to sadden the hearts that loved him, bv letting the de pression from which he was suffering be come too deeply apparent, out the eyes of Mrs. r reeman saw quickly below tbe sin face. 'Are you not well, Robert?' she inquired tenderly, aa she drew his large arm chair toward the centre of the room. A little headache,' be answered with a slight evasion. Scarcely was Mrs. r reeman seated ee a pair of hands was busy with each foot, re moving gaiter and shoes and supplying their placo with a soft slipper. There was uot one in the household who did uot feel happier for bis return, nor one who did not seek to render him some kind ofltce. It was impossible, under such a burst of heart sunshine, for the spirit of Mr. F. Jong to re uain shrouded. Almost impre ceptibly to himself, gloomy thoughts gave place to iiiore cheerlul ones, and by the nine tea was ready, he had half forgotten the fears which had so baun'd him thro' he day. But they could not be held back alto gether, and then existence was marked du ring tbe evemug by an unusual silence and abstraction of mind This was observed by Mrs. Freeman, who more than half sus pecting tbe cause, kept b-tck from her hus band tbe knowledge of certain matters about which she bad intended lo speak to him, for she feared tbey would add to bis mental disquietude. During the evening she gleaned from something he bad s.iid tbe real cause of bis changed aspect. At once her thoughts commenced running in a new channel. By a few remarks, she diew har husband :ito conversation on the subject of home expenses and tbe propriety of restriction n various points. Many things were mu- ually pronounced supeifiuous and easily o be dispensed with, and before sleep fell soothingly on the heavy eyelids of Mr. F. that night, an entire change iu their style of living had been determined upon a change that would reduce tbair expenses one-half. I see light ahead,' were the hopeful words of Mr. F,,as be resigned himself to slumber. With renewed strength of mind and body, aud a confident spirit, he went forth the next day a day that be had looked forward to with fear and trembling. And it was only through this renewed strength and confident spirit that he was enabled to overcome tbe difficulties tbat loomed up mountain high betgre bun. Weak des pondency would have ruined all. Home had proved his tower or strengtn tits walled city. Strengthened for the conflict be had gone forth again into the world and conquered in the struggle. "I see light ahead, gave place to "tne morning ft Tbe Young Mau's Leisure. Youne man ! after tbe duties of the days are over, how do you spend your evenings? When business is dull, and leives at your disposal many unoccupied hours what dis position do you make of them f I have known many young men, wbo, it iney de voted to any scietific, or literary, or profes sional pursuits, the time they spend ia games of chance, and lounging in bed, might rise to- any eminence. You have alUead of the sextou's son who became a fius astronomer by spending a short time every evening, in gazing at the stars, after 0YEHRER 10, 1858. ringing lie bell tor nine o'clock. S.r W il liam rbillip', who at the age of forty Ave had altaiued ih order of MtMBsWam ud tbe office of High bheritf of ew England, an I Governor of MaaBachateU, learned to read and write after hi eighteenth jair, of a abip carpenter in Boatoo. William Gilford, tba great editor of tbe Quarterly, was an apprentice to a sboe-asaker, and spent bis I Mure hours in study. And be causa he bad neither pen nor paper, data nor pencil, be wrought out bunrob emaon I JW i,i. Uk 1 I Biiitnji,, iraiuri wuw mu awl. David Huuobouwe, tba American as tronomer, when a plow-boy was observed to have covered hi plow and fence with figure and calculation. Jime Ferguson, tne great acotcn astronomer, I a rued to read by himself, aod raatteied the element of astronomy while a shepherd's boy in the fields by nigbt. And perbapa it is not too much to aay, that if tbe hours wasted in idle company, in vain conversa tion at the tavern, were only spent in tbe pursuit of useful knowledge, the dullest ap prentice in any of our shops might beccm an intelligent member of society, and a fit peison for moat of our civil office. By such a course, the rough covering of many a youth is laid aside; aod their ideas, in stead of being confined to local subjects aod technicalities, might range the wide fields of creatioo ; and other stars fiom th young men of this city, might be added to tbe list of worthies tbat are gilding our country with bright yet mellow light. Dr. Murray. . What Lotteries da Ten persons engaged in tbe le of lot tery tickets were arrested Cincinnati, O., lately. Tbe GazeU says : The affidavits upon which warrants were issued for these parties were all made by Frederict Tod enbier, a German mechanic, who relates bis experience in tbe lottery business with emotion. He says he has been purchas ing tickets tor years that he spent all h earned, and all be could borrow, in these ruinous speculations tbat he baa impov erished himself and family to such a de deg ee that they have frequently had to lue upon a single meal a day, and that of the most scanty character; in short, that he had become almost a maniac upon the subject of drawing a prize, and at last get ting bis hard earned money back, he had been driven lo the ver-'e of despair and destruction, and having become con vinced af the wiue spread ruin which the lottery ousiness is innicung upon tne com- munity, is determined to do his utmost to break it up. Todenbier assure the officers that there is at least a hundred within the circle of his own acquaintance, wbo are daily spending their earnings iu the vain hope of eventually drawing a for tuue. Death of William Jay. Yesterday afternoon William Jay died at his residence in Bedford, Westchester county, in this State, in tbe house which bis father eminent in our civil history inhabited before him, standing amidst the shade of ancient patrimonial trees. William Jay, second son of Jobn Jay, was born at New York on the 16th of June, 1789. At the age ofeleveu he waa placed at Albany, under the charge of Rev. Mr Ellison, an Oxford scholar, noted for bis str'ct discipline and his devotion to i he classics. Fenuimore Cooper was here Jay a tellow pupil, aod the friendship then formed between them, contiuued till death. Some references to tbeir early ex periencs occur in Co iper's letters to Judge Jay, included in the 'Recollections of ho gland ,'r-c, Jay was fitted for college at New Haven, bv Mr Henry Davis, after wards President of Hamilton College, New York. He entered kale in 1804, nd took his degree in 1807, having rank d throughout tbe course among the se verest students. Returning to Albany, be entered tbe office of Jobn B Hewry Esq. an eminent member of the bar; and was subsequently admitted to tbe degree of Counsellor. His health mterfering with the practice of tbe profession, he rejoined bis father's family, and assisted him in the management of his estate at Bedford, which William inherited on the death of his father, in 1829. In 18 18 be married Augusta M'Vicker, a daughter of John M'Vicker Esq., of New York, a lady in whose character were blended all the Christiiu virtues. Sbe died in April, 18 56, soon after the deaths of Mr Jay's sis ters, Mrs. Banyer, and Miss Anne Jay. Subsequently lo his marriage, Mr Jay was appointed Fi.st Judge of the county of Westchester, and he was contiuued upon the bench by successive Governors, of op; posite politics, through tbe varied changes of party, until 1843. Excepting the Judgeship, we believe, Mr Jay held no public offices. Gen Jack son, while President appointed bim to an important Indian Coiuinissionersbip; but tbe office, which had been unsought, was declined. Iu 1828 he received a prize for an es say on tbe Sabbath as a Civil Institution, and in 1827 another for an essay on the Sabbath as a Divine Institution. In 1830 be was honored with a medal from tbe Savannah Anti-dueling Society of Geor gia, for the best essay on dueling, In 18- 53 he published two octavo volumes of tbe life and writings of John Jay, and since that date, be has published various volume) on A Trie in Colonization, Peace, and slavery, which have been widely cir culated at home, and some of them have been reprinted in Englaud. Judge Jay bas twice visited Euro; e in the pursuit of health. First in 1843, when he travelled also in Egypt, and again in 1856, when he paid a short visit to Eng land. His correspondence for many years bas been extensive, especially with the leaders of the Anti-Slavery movement io the United states . jl t NO. 16. wwi-.waawawawaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaata Judge J,y wa the last of the cbildm of Caief Juatice Jay-bi. brother PtJarrW'-" i ' hut the p.,;i0g Auguatua. bavin; dad j 1844, and bit ' cooc',,de, " lblDg noma will ead, two aaaeatra to 1866. j and tbe husband weaded his way to bat Ha leaves behind him a ton and tbrte 1 bu"""i- Tl wif" t,td l1, mpanioB oaugniars. br two eldest daughter, ha.. ing died before him. His health had beao failing for the last two year, aod ha bad constantly ted hi end with a serene aod chr faith. In hla private character. Ur J. ... an example worthy of all imitation mod el of personal excellence. In public life be waa one of tbe purest and moat con- cieotK,ua men of the country, abhorriue th Wav .t.4 r t U .: mm 6 ui inuireouoa. lie was an able judge, and a a controveriiit be howed a skill which made it unpleasant to measure weapon with him. It may well make us ssd to see such men depart, when good men are so much needed. mm York Poit. A Diabolical Exhlbltita Tn tbe year 1852. said to us veaterdar dislinguisbed legal grntlemsn of New Orleans, 'I visited Pari in the course of a European toar, that my Americanism might be polished down by a little attri tion among the genteel particles of Paris ian aociety. I found tbe world of Paris m a very considerable state of excitement; ooaawquenee ol an extraordinary per forroance which was nightly exhibited by aa eastern juggler, and which was nothi ig more nor less than tbe appaient decapita tion of a man in the presence of an audi ence, sn I under tbe very noses of a com mittee of medical gentlemen wbo stcol only so !ar distant while the operation was , being pertorraed.as to esccspe the swing of j tbe long two edged sword with whicb the 'jugglar mote otl the bead I went to see ibis exhibition, which took place in a thta tie. Ti e theatre was crowd d with be tween two and three thousand spectators, and the curtain was up d sp'aying a com mon table; six feet long, upon the itage, at the very edge of whicb I obtined a seat having gone very early. At the given time the jugglar, a singu Isr looking man, came upon the stage with bis shirt sleeves rolled ud to the ahmaM and bearing a long heavy two eJeed sword ne upset tne table upon tbj botrds and u"e 0H ev8v mon)eM expecting bis showed that there was no concealed draw.!sun,mc,DSi hut it came not. He had but eror other recess, and placed it in (hei6"1' ('or tt's 3WD pleasure, and shortly li .1 ' . . ur ...;,i. r .l . i .... . J maze oi me luot ngnts near tbe edcre of: .1 . r . . .O . the stage, in a few words he ststed what be was going to do, and requested some I of tbe audience to com forward n,l .tnH j upon the stage, that tbey might see there ! was 'no deception.' A number of m)i. al gent'emeo, who had been chosen as a committee to investigate the matter if pos sible, took tbeir position upon tbe s sge ; snu sjou auer, uie victim, wno bad been sitting in the paraquette, mounted ibeT ated P08SIDy by a sincere de stage, removed bis cravat and coat, turned lS,re (o re,orru her five weeks of unlaw bsck bis shirt colar, and lying down upon 'ove having satitied her of tbe mise- his back on the table, elevated svated bis chin to j more fuiy expose uis neck t0 the jo', weapon. Tba beadsman then raised bis keen and fearful looking sword, and giv ing it a wide sweep, brought it down I say brought it down upon the neck for no one could see tbat he did not, even those within three feet of him upon the neck nf thn suhipct with orfiat force I Blood spitted high into the air some of j e it falling upon our party, snd deluged tbe stage while the most feaiful sound, a some thing between a groan and a shriek of hor ror from the whole assemblage, shook the building, and numerous women and some males fell fainting in tbeir seats, and were borne out by tbe usbers of the house. The juggler raised bis sword and repeated tbe blow, and the dissevered beau fell upon tbe Lfloor! Tak-og it by the hair he held it up to the audience for full five minutes, until the blood ceased to flow from tbe several arteries, the lower jaw had fallen, and tbe face bad assumed tbe appearance of a corpse, then throwing it heavily upon the stage, be requested the committee to examine it, which they did, passing it from band to band. They then examined the body upon the table, from tha beadles neck of which the blood had not ceased to drop upon tbe floor of the stage; they lif ted tbe limbs and let them fall with the heaviness of lifeless matter, aod of course pronounced tbe man dead. After they bad concluded their investi gation the juggler informed tbe audience that be was going to put tbe man's I e id oo again, and restore bim to life again. taking up the head, he laid it oo t ie ta ble, fitted tbe two parte of the neck to each other, and began to mutter and make a ime s gca over t ie corpse. In five minutes tbe lately decapitated man slowly turned bis ghastly and altogether horrible face white as snow to tbe audience, aod an excitement followed, exceeding if anything, tbat which occurred when tbe firrt blow fell. In a few moments tbe eyelids gradually open ed and displayed the eyes weariug a glas sy, corpse like stare; by degrees, some col or returned to tbe face; aod after stretch ing bis limbs, tbe man arose from the ta ble, resumed bis coat, walked down from the stage, and mingled with the crowd. Tbe exhibition was over. The neck of the apparently decapitated roan bora a red mark and scar around it, like the orcatrioe of a newly healed wouad. All thia I saw with my own eyes, which were as effoctu ally deceived as those of tens of thousauds of other persons. I could in oo way con sistently with reason, account for any fea ' turns of this horrible thrilling featof trick j ery. I have never beard of tbe trick be ! ing performed by any other man, and very poiibty it origiosted and died with bim, However, it is scarcely more unaccounta ble than many often displayed feata of the adroit eastern jugglars. jr Riches increaae in tou give to the poor. proportion aa f BBBflBBIIl The fot luwiag atort of UftCWIBM lo ! -ederday. touch! fo a Ira, bat .ft w.tt.li4.J. It nonty boidofrtMAodW Soma wrek. ago, a o, ag mp'e ; rated, ihe wife lang the city oateawbly fwitQ. me wile tcain the ci for the parpoea of spending ( with her relaiv in one of several wre. otpaa. oj appointment, aba wa to go in company with a Califo oian a friend who, I ting about to return to tba land J gold, offered hi service to aaa bar ai, among bar friend. Tb parting beUaaa j me Uevotefl BBBBBBa and the afatt f T"1 mibl U "P. I wmua -7 'de in the omni- bua, were j oat'ed over tne rough atresia. and eroasad the river. At the depot, it ia ippoaed, tbey changed their destiaaliop and iaateal of stopping at Seymour fo? tbe Cincinnati train, aa we at flrat W i signed, they continued on to ludiAn.iooliw Slopping at one of tbe principal hetaia, tbey were regiaiered at man and wife. Instead of deputing the next dav, tbey remained to a meoni and third day. A week pasted by and still tbay occupied the room at tbe h tel. During this stay, tbe wif. coaasniad to fly with her paramour to California, aod began to make praparationa accord ingly. In tbe prepantiooa, nearly or quit a second week passed away. Tba landlord became impatient for his bill tb wife's money was ail gone. When this fact became known to her comnen in, he very wisely and gallantly deter mined to take caie of himself, and suddenly taken with a leaving without so much as saying good bye, or leaving wnj hoiu oi uis intentions, or a bint aa to whither he bad gone. Tbe wife was alone in a strange place, without money. ithut friends, and a two weeks hotel bill to pay, and nothiog to show but souii of bis old clothing, Iu this dilemma, the fo.tunstely met with some acquaiutances from tbe city, who advanced tbe money to satisfy the landlord's demands snd take her 'home again. But the question was. ham nm.Ll sbe face ber husband, snd what aremmt culd she give of henelf? Ioventiou, was. lor once, at fault ; aod on the arrival of tbe omnibus, insteid of driving bom, she hired a hack and was taken tn L bouse in tbe upper part of the citv. In that bouse sbe spent some three weeks in what way may be imanln, ln... venturing into the street, lest sbe should be detected. One Sunday afternoon, about the e'ose of the third week of her self-imprisonment, sbe was startled by aeeing htr hus band driving up to the bona. r,ar ' (rea' cnm9 over oeri WD'ch she could not ,,:'k ""u vu lne f,ris oi tbe house Tt.- I . ... lbey were gone till dsik. Meanwhila tbe wife bad screwed her courage up to the sticking pcint on finding him also unfaithful, and on Lis return met him in the reception room with ibe query, wheth er be would not take her out also. Ilia surprise msy be imagined. Both knew themselves guilty ; both forgave, and prom iseti to lorget, ana leit the bouse for home rle3 l'iDg her. lbey are now living together again, our informant ears, p'eMntly as before tbe journey, having- again mutually avowed eternal fidelity. ti-i ... v nat a etrange world is outs . A. IXCIUEKT. A touching case -vas presented lately to tha CnnuAaratiftn mnA aL.Iiw r r.i good s,raaritai , wLo now of sick, relieve and feed the starving. A bov was dis:overed in the morning lying in the grass of 6'laibarne street, evidently bright and intelligent, but sick. A man who has the feeling of kindness strongly developed, went to bim, shook him by the shoulder. ! aud asked him what be was doing there. ' . ITT m n a B v auing tor uod to come for me, said he. 'What do you mean,' said tbe gentlemao, touched by the pathetic tone of the answer and tbe condition of tbe boy, in whose eve and flushed face he saw the evidences of the fever. 'God sent for father and motif er and little brother,' said be, 'and took them away to his borne up io the sky, and mother told me when abe was sick, that God would take care of me. I have no borne, nobody togive me anything and so I came out here and have been looking so long up in tbe sky for God to come and take care of me, as mother said he would. He will come won't he? Mother never told me a lie.' 'Yes, my lad.' s-iid the man overcome with emotion, 'he has sent me to take care of you.' You should have seen his eyes flash, and tbe smile of triumph break over ha face at be said, 'mother never told a lie, sir, but you have been so long on oo tbe way.' What a lesson of trust, and how tbis in cideit .-how tha effect of never d ceiving children with idle (ales. As the por mother expected when she told ber son, 'God would take care of him,' he did by touching tbe heart of this benevolent man with compassitn and love to tba little stranger. New OrUans Delta. Seleoted Gem a t3TE vt ry kind of employment requires a particular kind of genius. jyAs a biid wtnJertth from Lev ne t so it a man that wacderetb from hi place. AVEia y ir. ia best taught by exam ple; gcoJ deed i (a productive of good friends. JEvery day brings its lab r, and happy is he who Joves his duty too well to m g act it jBTln order to live justly, and be te spectel, we must refrain from doing what we blame io cthera. tW A miser grows rich by leeminf poor; an extravagant man grows poor by- seem ing 1KB.