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From the Bell An Extract. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. Force never yet g lined one true, victory : The outward man, by pike and ball u'er-ar gued, Iicnds low liis politic will ; but still, within, 1 Iib absolute .Man, on whom the bases rest, Deep under-ground, of the infrangible Stale, ."Mauds up delimit, pluttincr loyalty lo one poor banished, homeless, hunted thought, The dethroned imago of a native land. Never w as city-w all so strong as Peace J This, founded sure on the soul's primitive rock, Smiles back upon the halted engineer ; The mine at lis foundations lugs in vain j An olive-wreath, stretched harmlessly across lis open gales, enchants all enemies." So that the trumpet balks Iho knitted lips That would have jarred it with tho trampling charge, And, hushing biek ils hoarse and quarrcl- si inn voice. Like a disbanded soldier when he sees Tho nestled hamlel id his unstained youth, Willi its slim steeple quivering in tho sun, Pipes with repentant uuto the gay recall. What hath the conqueror for all his toil ? .So many men fium men turned murderers; So many spoiled in the fierce apprenticeship j No many sacred images of God, Hons, faihois, brothers, husbands, trampled I down I Into the red mud of the plahy field ; j So many vultures gorged with human flesh ; So many .widows made, so many orphans ; So many cinders for so many homes ; So many caps flung Up as there are fools; And, when his shalteiing and ungoverncd course Is run at length, he drops, a mass inert. Like a spent cannon-hail which a child's foot .-purns .it in piay wiut lunlier need ol him ! j icacewin not Drool; lo liave her snow v leavrs Tumid rudely by those crimson-smutching thumbs ; The Eiiiooih civilian elbows him aside; Like an old ar.nor he is hung in the hall, l'ot idle nu n lo count ihe dints upon, A buttress for the spider's hanging-bridge. And for his country what hath ihis man con quered ! A kindred people's everlasting hate, The bloody drain of untamed provinces; Those are ill crops w hose sickle is the sword. And for hii.isell ! 1 never heard that any Dared knock at Heaven's gste wilh his tee king sw ord Or lift the mxt life's latch with bloody bunds. The merry plough-boy whistling to his team, The noisy mason and the carpenter Ktl'ice th ruinous loiters wherewith ho Kssayed to cirve an everlasting nauic. The tyrannous ploys upon tho lamb ; Men tear him and lust,,! him king of beasts, et prize liio wool above the ravening claws. MISCELLANEOUS. MISCELLANEOUS. From the Liberty Bell for 1818. MISCELLANEOUS. From the Liberty Bell for 1818. The Insurrection and its Hero-A Tale of the South. BY A SOUTHRON. If, reader, you havo never lived in a slave land you can know nothing, comparatively, of the terror w hich an insurrection creates. All other perils are understood. I'ire up on Inn!, or storm at sea, wrapping mortals in a wild or walu ry shrnud. may be readily im agined. Pestilence, walking abroad in the city, making the sultry air noisome and hea vy, hushing the busy throng, aw ing into si lence haired, avarice, and glooming the very haunts of civilization, as if they wire char- ! . . ... I nal-bouses, can be quickly understood. Hut the appalling terror of a slave revolt, made instinct with life, and stunning, as it prcvades the community tho undescribed and indes cribable horror which fills and sways every bosom as the word is whispered along the streets, or borne quickly fromhonso to house, or speeded by fleetest couriers from planta tion to plantation "an insurrection" "an insurrection" mut be fell and seen to be re ulized. Nor is this strange. Tho blackest ills are associated with it. Hate, deep and undying, lo be gratified revenge, as bitter and fien dish as the ltenrl can leel, to bs gloated over while indulged lust, unbridled and fierce, to be glutted death, we know not how or where, but death in its basest and most ago nizing form; or life, dishonoured and mure horrible than most excrutiating death these lire the csatnd of an insurrection. Could worse tonus of evil be conjured up I Can any human actions, the very darkest that walk at midnight excite equal terror I We pity slaveholders who are startled by the dread of it, and w onder at their w ant of man hood in exposing tha gentler sex tj this hu man whirlwind of fury, and revenge, and lust, and death. Uut lo our story. I remember, when a boy, going out ono bright day on a hunting excursion, and, on returning in tho evening, meeting on the bridge, a mile or more from the tow n I lived in, a body of armed men. The road turns suddenly, as you approach the spot from the south, and is skirted, on either side, by deep swamps. 1 did not seo them, consequently, until 1 came directly up on them. "Where have you been!" was the i.brupl question put to me l y the captain, without ottering the usual Salutation. "I have been hunting," I replied, '-along the banks of the river, and up tho old ller initase." "Did you see or meet any ono t" enquir- ed my questioner, no man else saying a word. "No one." "Go home, instantly," he said imperative ly, "and keep up the main road. Don't cross over by the swamp, or the old ford" two nearer footpaths to the town, skirting heavily timbered laud. I cannot recollect now whether I had heard before of an insurrection. 1 had not, cer tainly thought much about it, if at all. Iiut knew, instantly, why these armed ciIIZriir were at the tiridge. 'j'he low, compressed. et cer ti t,t th- c tpia.u, tho sileuce i.: men, i:,ur sudil.le breathing an they ; ted for my replies to bis questions, their mil itary order, with sentries in advance, told me all, nnd I experienced a dread which chit led ine through; and the deepening shade of t ie forest, under which I bad so often whis tled merrily, served now to add to the gloom of the hour. I asked no more questions. itli quickened pace 1 pushed up the main road, nsul h not Ions; in reaching my fath er s house. I wished to know the worstand to help in meeting it. 1 lound all si I .i rm at home, (inns were slacked in the iasa!re. and men were there j r,M,'y to use them. Tw o friends were in the liiiur, iniorming me nouseliolil ot the place of rendezvous for tho women and children, and (he signal which was to be given, if the town should be tired," or an attack to be made upon it, by the negroes. I inquired, and learned here, the cause and extent of the daiiner. That morning, n negro had informed his master of the plot, ami had represented to him that it reached plantations an hundred mi es oil", and embraced the thickest negro settle ments in the State. The first step taken was, to arrest the lea ders named (some thirty in number) by the : informer. The second, to inform town and i country of the impending danger. Armed I patrol were started out in evey direction. Dvery avenue to the town was guarded, and every house in it made a sort ot military fort. The apprehension was, that the plantation negroes would rise, and sw eep all before them. with fi e and sw ord; ami the "white strength" was prepared, in all its force, to meet this contingency. J'he master, if he he kind to his bondmen, is apt to believe lliat they will never turn out against him. We hear the, planters say, "I would arm my slaves." whenever this sub ject is broached. This is a strong expres sion, and to bo received with "grains of al lowance," as the sequel will illustrate. Vet, boy-like. I felt as if no soul, in our vanl. could strike a blow against ono of tho fami ly, and, in this temper, I went to the ser vants' quarters. Not one of them wus out a strange event and not a neighbor's domes tii; was in a still strancrer eircninstuiu-f 1 hey were silent as the grave. Dven 'Mom- ma," nrivileireil to say and do what she idea ted, ano who would be heard amid the laugh ter and tongue-clatter of Ihn rest, had nolh ing to tell me. J asked a few questions; they were simply answered. It was evident that the servants were frightened; they knew not w hat they feared; but they were spell-bound by an undefined dread of evil to them, and harm lo us. Indeed, this was ihe case with tho blacks, generally, and w hile tho excite ment lasted, the patrol did not arrest one slave away from his quarters! An honest I rishman remarked, at the time, "it was hard to tell which was mosl frightened, the w hiles or the npgncs." The proposed revolt, as regards territory, was an extended one. It embraced a region having over forty thousand male slaves, "llut the plot was poorly arranged, and it was clear that ihosa who planned it, knew little of the power they had to meet and master. Tor six months the leaders of it had been brooding over their design, and two days before the coiii-ninmaiion they were in prison, and vir- niaiiy (inomeil as lelons! I heir seizure ar rested the insurrection without bloodshed, but not without a sacrifice ol life! That was demanded by society and the law, and made. Thirteen of tlie negroes arrested were declar ed guilty, and hung! They had, according to all notions then, a fair trial; lawyers dt fended them, and did their best; an impartial and intelligent jury determined their fate; and by tho voice of man, not of God, this num ber of human beings was "legally" sent out of existence ! The leader of the insurrection, Isaac, I knew well. He was head-man of a family intimate with mine. Implicitconlidence was placed in him, not only by his master but by the minister of the church, and everybody who knew him. The hnys called him "Un cle Isaac," and the severest patrol would take bis word, and let him go his way. lie was soiuo forty years old when he first planned the revolt. His physical develop ment was line. He was muscular nnd nr.. live, the very man a sculptor would select ,or a model. And yet, with all his great irn, , l. ..., 1 ...V . strength, he was kind, and affectionate, and simple as a woman ! Ho was never tired of "doing" for others. In intellect, he was rich ly gifted no r.ogro in the place could com pare w ith him for clear-headedness, and no bleness ol will. He was born to make a fig ure, and, with equal advantages, would have been among the lirsl in any throng. He had character, that concentration of religious, moral, and mental strength, which, "when possessed by high or low, gives man power over his fellows, and imparls life to his acts an I name. His superiority was shown on tho trial It was necessary to prove that he was the lea der, and counsel were about taking this step. "I hiii the man" said Isaac. There was no hesitation in his manner; no tremulnnsiiess in his voice,- the words sounded naturally, but so clear and distinct that the Court and audience knew that it was so, and that it could not have been otherwise. An ellort was made to pereuade him to have counsel. His young master pressed the point. The. Court urged him. Slaveholders were anxious for it, not only because they could not help liking his bearing, but because they wished lo still every voice of censure, far or near, by having a fair trial fur all. Hut he was resolute. He made no set speeches; played no part. Clear above all, and with the auihoritive tone of truth, he repeated "I am the man, and I am not afraid or ashamed to confess it." Sentence of death was passed upon him and twelve others ! The next step, before the last, was, tons certain all the negroes who had entered into the plot. Isaac had managed this part wise ly. Me kept his own counsel, and, besides his brother, as was supposed, no one knew who had agreed lo help him at home, or from a distance. Tho testimony was abundant, that he had the promise of such help. His declaration to the colored iiiforine', ".he bonfire of the lown will raise forty thousand armed men for us," was given in evidence. He admitted the fact. Uut no ingenuity, no promises, no threats, could induce or force him to reveal a single name. "You have me," he said; "not one other shall you get if can prevem n. i no only pain 1 feci is, that my life alone is not to h taken. If these," pointing to his fellow captives, "were safe, ( should die triumphantly." The anxiety on this point naturally, was very deep, and when the usual expedients had failed, the following scheme was hit uo- lon. Lauc iove.1 his iiiinisier. as evc -.l. nlv lid v.'ho v.'urThipj.e.l :i! his aii.ir, nn; the ruin- ister reciprocated heartily that love. "Isaac will not resist bun he will get nut of Isaac we want 10 hnow tins was the general belief, nnd, acting upon it, a couimitlen visi. ted the pastor. An explanation took place and the good man readily consented lo do all he could. lie went to tin eel!. The slave felon and the man of (iod conlr'.nled each other! "1 come, Isaac," said the hitler, "to find out from you everything about this wicked insurrection, and you," "Master," hastily inierrupieo is.iac, "you come lor no such pur pose. , - . 1 ou may havii lieen over-persuaded I I 1 1 to do so, or unthinkingly have given your i-nnwuiit. lint mm I'nn I, l.n I'..-. 1.. ,. . " J""' " " ' g religion, who made mo know that my Jrsiu sulfered and died ill truth will y0u tell me to betray confidence sacredly entrusted tome, ; and thus sacrifice others' lives because my : is to be forfeited ' Can you persuade me, as n suiierer ami siruggiur Mr freedom, to lurn tr ntor to the very men who were to help met Oh, master! let n:n love you;" and ri- sing, as if uncertain of the influence of his appeallo bis full stature, and looking his "" micuiij in in,: i.h i , ua auueu, wini u..iiii..ikiiii uiojcnijr -- uil miow me. 1 wish the very language of Isaac, the , slave, could he used. 1 wish that I could repeat the tale as 1 heard the old minister tell it. .So minute, yet so natural, so particular ! in detiil, yet so life-like! The jail, its inner j cell, the look and bearing of Isaac, his calm-1 ness, his gentleness of soul! It was touch- ' ing In the extreme. I have known sternest slaveholders to weep like children, as lliev ,wuiu iiaien iu liiu oiury. iiii i can only narrate it, as I remember it, in brief outline. The old divine continued : "I could not proceed. I looked at Isaac; my eye fell before his. I could not furet his rebuke; I acknowledged my sin. Fur the niai uiiiu in my ministerial tile 1 had done a iiiean, a Diise act, and, standing by ihe side ol a pbatned lelon, I felt myself to ho ike criminal. A long silence ensued. The minister was in hopes that ljaac would break it; he did not. Jle made several etlorts to do so, hut failed, liecovering from histdiock at length, and reverting, in hi own mind, to the hor rors w hich tlie revolt would have occasioned, iib resumed uie conversation thus: "Dut, Isaac, yours was a wicked plot, and, if you had succeeded, you would have made the very streets run blood. How could you think of this? How consent to kill your old mistress? How dream of slaying mo and mine ?" u,t... ..I ... i i3..u . uicmv responueu, "1 love i old master and mistress. I love you and j u V I y '". a"J """ ...u.v.i, numu nuiiiiu unman OCIIIJ, no 11V ing tiling. Uut von tauuht you tail me, that lOU was the God of black as w e as while that he was no respecter of persons that in his I eye all were alike equal, and that there was no religion unless we loved him and our neighbor, and did unto others as we would they should do unto us. Master, I was a slave. My wifo and children were slaves. If equal with others before God, they Miould be equal among men. I saw my young mas ters learning, holding what they made, and iniiKing what they could. Hut, master, my race could make nothing, hold nothing. What they did they did for others, nof for themselves. And they had to do it, wheth er ihey w ished it or not, for they wero hlaves. Master, this is not loving our neighbor, or doing to others as we would have Ihom do to us. 1 know there was and could be no help for me, for wife or children, for my race, ex cept wo were all free; and as the whites would not let thhi be so, and as God told me hn could only help those who helped them, selves, I preached freedom to the slaves, and bid them strike for it like men. Master, we were betrayed. Hut I tell you now, if we had succeeded, I should have slain old mas ter and mistress and you first, to show my people that I could sacrifice my love, as I or dered them to sacrifice their hates, lo have justice jusiice for them justice for mine justice for all. I should have been miserable and wretched for life, I could not kill any human creature without being so. IJut,-iuas-ter, (Jod here" pointing with his chained band to his heart told me lh.cn, as he tells me ou, that I was right." " 1 don't know how it was," continued the old liiinisler, "but I was overpowered. Isaac mastered me. It was not that his rea soning was conclusive; that I could have an swered easily; but my conduct had been so base, and his honesty was so transparent, his look so earnest and sincere, his voice so com manding, that I forgot everything in my sym pathy for him. He was a hero, and bore himself like one, without knowing it! I knew, by that instinct w hich ever accompa nies goodness, that the slave-felon's con science was unstained by crime, even in thought ; and grasping him by the hand, with out scarce knowing w hat I was goinrr to do, I said, Isaac, let us pray. And lprayed long, prayed earnestly. I did not stop lo think of my words. My heart poured itself out, and I was relieved." " And what," I asked, " was the character of your prayer !" " What it ought to have been," energeti cally responded the old divine. ' prayed to (iod as our common Father. I acknowl edged that he would do justice; that it was hard for us poor mortals to say who was right and who wrong on earth ; that the very best were sinners, and those deem-d il, worst by us might be regarded ihe best by Him. l-i.ijcu iu isaac. i prayed (iod lo forgive him, if wrong; to forgive the whiles, ii ue was rigtiij 10 torgive and bless all. 1 was choked wilh tears. 1 caught hold of Isaac s hand and pressed it warmly and re ceived his warm pressure in return. And w ith a joy I never experienced before or since I heard his earnest, solemn 'Amen as I clo sed. "We stood together fur some timo in si lence. Isaac was deeply moved. 1 saw it by the working of his frame, and the muscles ol his face, and in his eye. For the first time, tear-drops stood on his eye-lids Uut stilling every emotion, he began, as calmly as if he were going to test: . J " ' Master, I shall die in peace, ad I nive you a dying man's blessing. 8la see"you no .nC on e ,rlh. Give ,y love to old inas ter and mistress, and'-for a molntnl he la. tered, but with cor centrated ener-y cheked down instantly his deepest emotion a. he con tinned, more solemnly than I ever heard n.or 1..1 speak-' and, master, if you ), me, if you love Jesns, lead my wife and children, as you have led me, to-heaven. (Jod for ever bless you, master.' "We parted. 1 saw him no mon?. I could -;" 6, 8 h"u hung, or pray for hii.;,as ed to no ny oilier-, at the hist dying inUf. ua 1 he-n with him long. l',jr -0,ir hoars w ' I 1 . ' i ! ( . I j " in iuunc,or in a mixed audience, would that minister refer to Isaac, or the hours he spent with him ! No other effort to elicit information from the leader was made, and none who prom Itle Ised him he'p.were discovered through him. were together in his narrow, noisome cell, How indelibly are the events which occurred in tlicin impressed upon my memory! Oh, Mavcry ! Slavery !" 'I'k.. . i . ... i no ciuacns ouisiun awaited anxiously tho good minister's egress from the jatl.aud when lie uimeared. cmw.Ip.1 i ..... , he appeared, crowded arotiud him lo know the result. He looked like one jaded with a i long journey, lie was worn down. "It is! is useless let him die in peace," j was all he said ; and seeing that he was deep- i moved, and taking it for granted that he ! had been enirnired in .luu,.i,, i . I ... e " '"iu r.iriiisr. With l ie dvinir. Hilnnro ,.... ,.l,l .1 --f..- .v LLiiiiLi) i.ic riuiiii, nnd he was allowed to depart in peace. And .......... .. ..l.l: : ' . . . I he ileath-ilay came. A nihility crowd gathered to w itness Ihe sad event to which, in that place, it was to ho devoted; and the military, with gleaming swords and bright bayonets, stood under the gallows to guard against escape or tHllicully. Six ' felons" were upon the gallows it could hold no more and Isaac was first on the list. " lie men," said he, when ono of the number show ed some timidity, "and die like men. I'll give you an example then obey my broth er." That hrodier stood next him. Isaac gaxed intently upon the crowd ramie thought he was looking fur his wife and children and thru spoke his farew ell to his young uias- ters. A fiw unnl. iicr..! t.oi.i.uu,. l.l... ..... his brother, when, savim? audibly. "I'll die a freeman," he sprang up as high us he coul ... i i- 1 1 i ... i ... and fell heavily as Ihe knotted "rope checked his fall. Instantly his frame was convulsed, and, in its muscular action, his feet neared the plank on which ho had stood, looking as if he snmrlit to rvr:,tn it. lli l.n.tln.r t.ir... ing his fact) to his comrades, deliberately put his hand upon his side, and leaning forward, 'held the body clear with his elbow, as he said, " let us die like him." The authorities i.ereeive.l ihat i',n ierrr, of the law would be lost, and none of "tho good" they anticipated be secured among the blacks, especially, who filled up tho ouler circle ol the dense crowd, tf this lofty hero ism were witnessed. They proceeded rapid ly with the execution, ami in few moments, Isaac and his brother, and their felon com rades, were asleep together! The boilies of the blacks, after dan"litnr in the air the usual time, as if mockery of Hea- ven and earth, were cut down, cellined. and carted awav in Him r .ore l.,,l,... an out-of-the-way old field, w ith a stagnant lagoon on three sides ol ii.and a barren sand waste, covered with a spare grow th of thort nines, nn tin. nther. lieneinl, il,u ni,,i. .r ., ,.r ,!.,...,: which skirled the field d not far olf from the felon s irraves. a colored won. an. nnd elustei of little ones, might havo been seen. These were Isaac's wife and children. They stood where they were, until all, save one white man, had departed, lie made a signal, and they approached tho burial-spot. He pointed out a particular spot, and left. None knew, save our Father, how long the widow ed one and the fatherless remained there, or what were their emotions. Uut next morn ing, a rough stake was found driven into the earth, beneath which Isaac lay, and ere the next Sabbath dawned, a pile of stones, with an upright memorial, was placed at the head of his grave. How these stones were obtain ed for none like them were to he seen with in thirly or forly miles no one could say, though all knew who put tbciii there. The rude memorial still stands! Tho grave of Isaac is yet known ! And that widowed one while she lived for she. too. has denarted kept Ihe lone burial-spot free from weeds, .imi covereu u w ttii lite wild rose, as it the spirit which once had animated the. cold clay j lienpnlh- lovril :i ri.l.n .I 1. ...... I.i .....I .... . , - ...... u, UL.lll. UIIU Dn LCI ness ! As not the least remarkable feature in Isaac's conduct was tho course lie had pursued to- ward Ins family, we cannot close without re- I ferring to it. He was an exemplary husband, and a wisu as well as kind father. His wife i was not superior, intellectually, but she was I affectionate, and he so moulded her character as to make her worthy of hitn. His children were well-behaved, and remarkable for their polite manners. His very household gave evidence of this ! Dvery ihing was in order; the furuituie was neat; in all the arrange ments he had ph intelligent eye to comfort and taste; he had a watch, and some tolera ble scripture engravings ; and his little gar den was well stocked with the best vegeta bles, the best fruit, and the rarest flowers. Of the plot Isaac's wife knew nothing. He had evidently thought of his failure,"and committed no women, and as few married men as he could, flu meant, let what iiiii'ht happen to him, that his partner should sillier no Harm. I Ins was evident enough from his conduct. For the first thing he did, after his arrest, was lo desire an interview with his old master. That was denied him. Not that the old gentleman was cruel, or angry for he loved Isaac but because, as ho said, "he could not stand it." The next thing was, to send for his young master. He came, and to him he said, " Massa Thomas, 1 have sent for you lo say, that my wife does not know any Ihing about ihe insurrection, or any of my action. I wanted to seo old muster to beg him not to sell, or separate her and the chil dren. 1 must get you to do that. And, Mas sa Thomas, when your father dies, 1 want you to promise thai you will help them." The young man promised, (and we rejoice to say, his word was kept,) and then Isaac, ihe slave and thu felon, blessed him. Never again, until near his last hour, when convers ing with his minister, did he refer lo his fam ily, and the only message he sent them was a torn Uible, wiih this sentence rudely writ down on one of the leaves '.' We shall live again, and be together." So deep was his alleclion for his family, nnd so careful was he to ward off every suspicion or danger from them ! I met last summer the slaveholder an in telligent and humane man who commanded the military the day Isaac was hung. I referred lo the scene, lie spoke of it as one of the most moving ho had ever witness ed, and to my surprise, though very much to my gratification, remarked : " I never knew what true heroism was, un til I saw Isaac manifest it upon his seizure, trial, and death. 1 felt my inferiority to him every way, and I never think of him without ranking him among the best and bravest men that ever lived." The record below tells of hid crime; and he will ho remembered on earth as a felon! but the record above will contain .his vi'tnes, and in lle.ne.n the good wilt I: now and love In. a for !A.r was a max! I i . I 1 I 1 I I ! ! ' : I i I j Woman's Rights. " " " ' " '"' ,s,ler 18 : .1. I), tf M., has our thanks for his snhseri uselessil hers, his " word of encouragement and word of censure" too. We do not wish to bo ex y empl from censure, and can listen to it very i ;.i . i...u- ,i. i n The following article we copy'from a ' No tice to Correspondents,1 in the Pittsburg .Sat- rdav Visiter nnd iisiirr.and ia,n:iiii, riiiuut mill iiiu rr it II 1 1 1" .1 . R7. i,, ;. .. . 1 1 ...;it ima (in... u iiiiui uiu vin cailiiui nnu n HI not let his censure upon the majority of our 1 - . J . . sex pass unnoticed. " Parrots and mocking birds" many women may be, but there is a large proportion of true, iwblc uunitn in the world women w ho are an honor to human ity, notwithstanding all the disadvantages man's u-urpations have subjected thein to. No man shall come- to us to speak slight ingly of women cither collectively or individ ually. We thank no one fur a compliment at Ihe expense of others of our sex. We are a woman's advocate the interest and honor of each and all ae dear to us. Where they err, tee may find fault with them, hut wish no assistance from the oilier sex. Man in his code of law.', has rankril women w ith idiots, and then haughtily curls his bearded lip ill disdain fliat Ihey are not Solomons. Prom infancy woman is taught lo look up lo mail as a superior being nay, it is a fa vorite saying among writers who give lone In society, lliat winning his favor is her highest aim." Not long ago, in the National Dm, the idea was advanced " a wiimnn nd endorsed by the editor, that a woman owed to her husband n higher duty than to her Maker that she owed him implicit, blind ohcJieiice that be should be to her in place of a (iod, t-ven as Mosos was to Aaron. When ihal natter ran nrimiiilirate such a sen- liinent, and it ihe organ of tho Liberty party that party which professes to he in advance of all others in the advocacy of human rights i what kind of esiimalion must woman be held bv her trross flatterer man! Dven Dr. 1'ailey thinks tho spirit vassalage which is intolerable for slaves is good enough for tho w ives and mothers of tho free North. 1 i I i j ' j An Act off Heroism. A correspondent of thu Gazctto relates the following act of heroic courage on the part of a young lady of this city, which deserves to 'le remembered. It is its own best reward. If rxwnrrnrl mi tn-.r.l tin. If i it 11.. of its explosion CVi. iltraid. "Hut thero was one nerson. who in that perilous hour stood pre-eminently forward, and who claims at the hands ot ihe commu nity something more than a mere passing no tice. 1 allude lo Mis .ilarv 1 ossn. the daughter of .Mr. Joseph Toss) of Cincin nati. Tho accident took place at half past one o'clock in the night, when most of tho passengers weru asleep in their berths. The night was dark, stormy, and intensely cold. As soon as thu explosion occurred, ilia boat look fire and began to sink so rapidly that those who were saved had barely time lo reach the hurricane dtck. The scene here was one of indescribable confusion men and women were intermingled indiscrimin ately together; frantic and half naked wretch es rushed to and fro adding to the horrors ol the scene by their cries of despair, while all expected instant death unless immediate as sistance was had. In the midst of this con fusion, a child was brought on deck, almost naked and about to peri-.li with cold. While, others, forgetful of everything else, were in lent upon preserving themselves, Miss Tos so instantly, and in utter disregard of her own sufferings, and scorning the false modes tv that wou d havo restrained mmifi... r.,,i from her person a portion of her own ton scanty garb, wrapped tt about the child and thus saved a human life. Had she lived in oilier times, a crown would have been her tteward. When the yaw l was launched and the females requested to get into it, this lady refused to enter, and remained on the wreck with her father, nrel'errin.r death with him to tho possibility of a separation. Heroic. generous woman ! dovot d daughter ! In country which showers honors and applause on the victorious soldier, what rewards are due to tbeso acts of coura;e nover surpassed ou the bloodiest of battle fields 1 KANAWHA. The Horse. I will slate a few things that I have learn ed, and they may be of benefit to your read ers. A horse that is driven on hard roads is liable to get stiff in the joints. In 1H33 1 had an animal which, after driving three or four days, got quite lame. An old"Ualiimorc teamster told me to wash the mare's legs in a tolerably salt brine, which was done accor dingly, ihree limes a day for the balance of the journey. The stiffness disappeared in a few days, and 1 drove the mare one thousand four bundled miles afterward, and there was no more trouble on that account. What plea sed me most was, iho mare, had a bad fool to hold a shoe, when I started. It was very brittle and hard. It would break out when a nail was put in. Hut it grew together at every shoeing. A blacksmith in New Dug land remarked to me that her foot had a sin gu 'ar ajipearance: where he pared it, it was soft and tough. I accounted for it in this way: sajt will attract moisture from the atmosphere which keeps the loot moist all thu time; and salt has nearly the same effect that grease has on a foot or piece of timber. The drip pings from salt mi a floor, if continued long, cannot he got oil'; the wood becomes moist anil tough, and so with a horse's foot. Af ter washing the legs, turn up the horse's foot, clean the bottom, pour the hollow full of brine, ami hold for a few minutes to Boak the bottom. The practice of rasping the foot all over to toughen it, is abominable.' far mer unit Gttnliiiir. The Hindoo Girl. The following inte resting fact was staled in a recent lecture by Mr. Pierpont: At the present day the uneducated Hindoo girl, by the use of her hands simply, could surpass in delicacy and fineness of texture, productions of the most perfect machinery, in the manufacture of cotton and muslin cloths. In Knglaud, cotton has been made so fine that it would require a thread 4'JO miles in length to weigh a pound but the Hindoo girl bad by her hands constructed a thread which would require to be extended 1,000 miles to weigh a pound; and the Deccale muslin of her maiiul"a :t ire, w hen Hi.iad on the (-round and covered with duw, are no longer visible. The Prisoner's Friend. The third volume of the PIUSONKU'S FHIKN D commences with the year 1813. We have now greatly extended its dimen sions and hope otherw ise lo improve its at tractions and usefulness. The price will be enhanced fifty cents, bringing it at two dol lars per annum. The present valuaDie con : thinners to ils colums, we are assured, will continue their favors, and we hope to he able to enrich the publication, and to promote the cause to w hich it is devoted, wilh the pro ductions of other pens equally gifted. We are most happy to be able to inform our renders, lliat we havp made arrangements with Dii.MtMi (KiNi'V, Maisv A. Livermomk, nnd D. K. I.li:, to become regular contribu- lor. Dvery effort will he made lo make it wor j thy to tank w ith the leading journals of iho day, and every way desetving of the atlrac , live title which it bears. No sentiments of an immoral tendency w ill be admitted, 80 that it w ill be rendered an acceptable FAMILY NEWSPAPER. To render the articles attractive, it is in tended lo present, occasionally, A PPKOPIMATD KNGKAVINGS. As we are opening a correspondence a hroad, we shall present many valuable arti cles from TIID HDST FOIfDIGN W1MTKKS. To render the periodical still more interes ting, especially to ihose who take no other paper, we shall give more space lo the NEWS OF THE WEEK. Such is a sketch of our general plan. How many of cur old friends will continue their support, we know not. We hope not lo miss a single name. On the contrary, will you not rather induce others to join wilh you' The prisoner cannot aid us. Of course, our enemies will not. To our friends, therefore, we look for aid in carrying forward, to ils final consummation, this great and benevo lent movement. We ask you to ciiculato Ibis among your friends, and forward to us such stuns us you may receive, eitheras sub criplions to the paper, or donations lo tho cause. Shall not the rutsoMta's Fbicnd find a generous supportl If you do no more, send $1 for six monlhs of the mw volume, which commences wiih ihe year 1818. It is confidently believed that no person here have equal facilities for conducting a pe riodical of this character. DONATION'S IN AID OF TIID CAL SD. N e not only desire lo extensively circlate ihe Prisoner's Friend, with a view of chan ging tho public sentiment respecting the treatment of the criminal, but w c are anx ious, also, to employ Lecturers, especially during the present winter, while the Legis latures are in session; also to circulate Peti tions and Tracts, to visit Prisons, and to aid Prisoners to return home lo their families, or to obtain an honest living w hen dischar ged. We w ish now to raise the ''sum of fivk Ht'NtiiiKD noi.i.Aits, to promote these objects. Kind reader, will you give your part of it? CHAHLDS SPKAIt, JOHN M. SPKAIt. 10 Curnhill, Bnatiin, Jan. 1, 1818. BENJAMIN DOWN, W HOLESALE AMI RETAIL anucKK, T D A-D D A L K It , V Jt U I T D It D AND DEALER IN J'illshurgh Mntwfuelurttl Micks. No. I ll, Liberty Street, rrrTsnuiiuii. E)IIY GOObS AXD GROCERIES, HOOTS and SHOKS, (Kastern and Wes--1' tern,) Drugs and Medicines, Paints, Oil ami Dye Stuffs, cheap as the cheapest, and good as the best, constantly for sale at TKKSCOTTS Salem, O. 1st nn. 30th. Agents for the " Bugle." OHIO. New Garden ; David L. Galbrealh, and T D. ickers. Cjliimhiana ; Lot Holmes. Cool Springs; Mahlon lrvin. Herlin ; Jacob II. Dames. Marlboro; Dr. K. G. Thomas. Caulield ; John Welmorc. Lowellville; John Uissell. Youngsiown; J. S. Johnson, and Win J. Iliiglit. New Lyme; Marsena Miller. Kast Fairfield ; John Marsh. Selma ; Thomas Swayne. Springboro; Ira Thomas. Harveyshurg; V. Nicholson. OaklanJ; Klizaheih Hrooke. Chagrin Falls ; S. Dickenson. Petersburg; Itulh Tomlinson. Columbus; W. W. Pollard. (ieorgetown; ItuthCope. Hiindysburg; Alex. Glenn. Farminglon ; Willard Curtis. Klyria; L. J. Hurrell. Ohio City ; It. U. Dennis. Newton Falls; Dr. Homer Karle. K.ivenna ; Joseph Carroll. Hannah T. Thomas; Wilkesville. Soutliington ; Caleb Greene. 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