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( I vÓbCWIr---;- ' SANTA FE; MBW MEnCO, 'SOVÉMBBR 0,' Í862. . . ITOMBÉB 2f I V 1 V Santa ivtth tóttí. v, ..r.Kr.Y-lTrr-Jf Jvance; single P1!1.'! ikle Invariably in Mvaiiff, sii.gle pie i" nwi, Advertise menu, 1 511 p rf lot' Hifitst iiiH-rtion, mi 91 tor e r Tw iiwertion. A lfit'KKARD. tli: dim and VM ll ,'ht of winter'a Mnitrated into warn court, and k K k....l. Ilia hrirnmid UMn.lniw II.a mi ra,,., -n - -n .... 1 ' .. .! WnnlM-lHOtl (rom hit h MVV !l . M,dhítnsl)in.;iÍVf"oimllüDk. uic wiu "-.voo un ma uuvr ' ; every thing Wi juit u be re vé tens it MM there ,wu no ive hiinseli, llting occupied (lie giit.rfHiKiiiqiiirfil of other A sighbors) M his dangliterfiad . ti , ., . . nearu w. w i.muieii uirougn l'ujied eich wri'chcd (ice, among 'litnRcd lfco,ilh anxious eyes. l íru'"i M k relumed to eir nií'S1'' , desolate and J v 1 i i 1 ranr,bulM-uI':C''1''eif1ue! lhe Kmt Utra(.m?Aher.t,lík. At Man i:,!ilcivirliiii,, and IT or ere- mtelf was over his Ittred him fni I'1 that had ne,adiB brkX;T;wura,,,ler wa some war t, .,, , .' X e there lewanthwj,2;d;'rie. At l.st, one biltir K,lt ,Mki 0 VV tfP, faint and ill. -i wn"Moor. -I profligacy had 1Jra h!m eeks wero holl,i....i i:...m . . t vice His sunken. ,.,..:" ,"'u u " M MJ .'- "fJW" Hm. His le, bled beneaiR T.li-fci-ir- hiverl I ' r'cj iimv. A . i Awl now I i Mineini of tbo.. , . '" en A IfrSJSm theI), u(iít1,.-í;ZfS .vni-ac41 TTHU 1 med to rise InB tu f el"er children In so plain, so eitai anU disliT"! they were, It he could touch ml feel them. I Looks that he long forgotten, were fixed upon him once more oices lon- bushed It death, founded in his ears, Js the music of village bells. But it was only It an instant. The rain beat hoarily upon him, cold and hunger ver gnawing at h; heart He rose and dragged his feebli limbs a few res farther. The (treat was silen and empty i! few passers I'v; at that lute lour, hurried lickly on, and his treinilous voir vas lost in le violence fjf the slorn. The heavy chill again ruck througli his frames and his blood seemed Ístsgnate beneath It lió coiled himself up in a ojecting doyrway arid triej to il-erj. I But sleep h,ad fled from lift MtTSrS gÍ'7dl eyes, is Bind wandered strsnjr, but h Was awuke itnd conscious. The well krown shout ctf drunken mirth sounded in his ear-j-th glass was ú Inn lips the board wiu covered ,ith rich eynl they were before1 him, he could them ellU bad but to retch, his hand and taltj them end though the illusion vas reality itselfjie knew thai he was sitting alone! in the deserted itrset, watching the rain-drops te they pattered on he stones, end that Iheie were 'nonelo care for orelp hinu "; V 1 E FATE l' it BicHUsS L ' - ' i i' 1 v4 loo, J led-.Mfr) I j j Suddenly he started up in the. extremity ,of ter f J He hid heard his own vetee shouting in the !' aight.tiri ne knew not what it why. Hark! a Vjrroati jyiotherl His senjes 'were leaviSg him t-litMoahed and incoherent W4rh4jai.i jni his lips, and his hands sought to teat and lacerate, his flesh. He was going mad, end he shrieked for help till his voice failed him. I y ' 1 4 ; He raised his head and lookJd up (lie king Ji9. pal street. He recollected tha outcails like him 'elf, condemned to wander day! and night ii, these ''dful streets, had sometimes gone distracted " I their loneliness. He remembered to hue iti many yean before, that ii homeless wretch ebnee been found in t solitary comer, sharpen b rusty knife toplunge it into his own heajt, ''erring death t that endless, jmsry wandering sfd fro. In an instant his resolve was taken): r'limbs received new life, be ypot, and paused not for bread . Li river side. Be crifrNoftly down the steep I from the emrjmencement of Waterloo bridge, !;'. W water's level. He crouched into rnr,aod held his breath as thelpstral passed ver did t primer's heart throb Wilh the hope KWrty and !if half M eagerly S did lht of IT , H ,Uh, VHW "i. Tlie ,tili passed ln to him Uk...u; l ..k ... 4m. .!., ... icBiiiw uiivw j toeceuded ,doi beneath the elooilv arch Umt i ,;rms the un,,,, pi, from th ' . i j bt wate; fiLd, at J.Í. U The frVX.W f 1 'Vy .... UL'r d Jtii va -voy A -.. I.. VJ 7 fas quickly fronl pi uitU lie reach! alone' stairs that r - and liRgihly on. Strange and fantastic forma roM to) its aurface, and beckoned him to approach j .djirkjeaminf: eyea peered from the water, and cerned to mock hia hesitation, while hollow mur mura from behind urged him onward. He retreat- a few paces, took a short run, a desperate leap, arid plunged into tne river. , ot five minutes had passed when he rose lo thi water's surface, but what a change had token place in that short time in all his lhouKhts and fellings! Life, life ui any form j poverty, misery, ahd starvation, anything but death. He fought and struggled with the water that closed over his and ii-reamed in agonies of terror. 1 lie curse of his own sonjurang In his ears. The shore but one foot of dry ground he could almost touch iltt. step. Oi:e hand's breadth nearer, and he wa saved-tnt the tide bore him onward, Un der Uta dark Wches of the bridge, and he sank to the bottom. : - : i , , Again ho ton and struggled for life. For one Instant forfone brief instant the buildings on the river's -tank, the lights on the bridge under which the current had borne him, the black water, and the fast flying clouds, were distinctly visible once more he saik and again ha rose bright ñames of fire shot tip from earth to heaven, and reeled before his eyes, whilst the water thundered in iiu cus, aim stunned lain with its furious roar. A week afterwards the body was washed ashore some miles down the river, a swollen and disfigured mass. Unrecognised and unpitied, it was borne to the grave there it has long since mouldered away. TWO IN A CHAVE. Old Tom It. was a man of good feeling and no little wit, and yet a terrible drunkard. An awful spectacle he was when I last saw him but I'll not think of that. Let me ralher leíate an adventure that befel him. 'Pretty well over the bay,' as usual, Tom was one Saturday night heading for home, when he took a lee lurch and brought up in the grave-yard. Now, it is not my opinion that Tom went there for the numose of meditation, for he was not much given that way. In fact he always declared that the only part ot him that ever rejttcltd was his nose j and it certainly was t great and shining light in its way., Tom found the laud moro bil lowy here than In the road, and Instead of looking upon the last earthly tenements of the departed as incentivee to serious thought, only found them that t" exin na(l "1,t AJ lu'! 1 Pl;ive ,or M widow P., who was to be buried on the mor row. This he had left uncovered, not supposing lhftLjny one would seek t lodging time. ' Af"" iimmwrl,; . , , ,-OTnd him- seinnne bottom of this gr-r, n of heap.' 'Down among the dead men,' sure enough said he, quoting a part of thechnrus of an old song. After some ineffectual attempts to rise, 'well,' he continued, 'I suppose I shall rise when the rrat do,' and with this he settled himself to rest In his nar row bed. Now it fell out that Johnny Jones, who kept t bit of a store on Fore street, was, about this time, wending his way to his tire-side and his wife. Johnny had the reputation of being t very 'snug man,' and, well knowing that time Is money, he was in" the habit of saving, t minute or two by striking across the grave-yard on his way home. on this occasion he hd with him a new'lpair of boots, which he had been to the extravagance of procuring for the morrow's wear. On he went over the graves thinking only of his gains, when he should have been considering his ways, till, not suspecting any pit-falls, he pitched head foremost Into the opn grave, much to the discomfiture of our hero, who considered himself the lawful tenant by right of pre-discovery. Raising himself, there fore, with an effort, he hic-coughed forth, with much drunken indignation t - . . For God's sake (hie), can't you let the dead rest?' If Johnny had been discomposed by his fall, he was horrifiel by this interrogation. Disturbing the dead was the last thing he desired to be guilty of. How he eot out of the frrave he nevvr Vnw nor how he got homev-but when he recovered himself, he replied to his wife's interrogations by exclaiming : 'Captain B. came out of his grave, as I passed by, and swore at me like a pirate.' As for Tom, he awoke next morning t sober, if not a wiser man i and finding t nice pair of boots at his feet, appropriated them, tnd went his way, well satisfied with bis dealings with the dead. Port Tfuuertft. . , . , , From the Western Tuian. Important lppjal deoision. Martina Arnold, Ailtninistr'x, George Martin, Administrator. This case, decided at the present term of the District Court for this coun ty, is fraught with such consea ner; p.p. ito the people of Texas, that we have inoiijrht proper to give a brief statement of the C.cUhiiiI a .vnotnin of tho pnnci- : i i .,' . 1 . . I" ",w wvb uivoiveu 1H uie tleoisioh., . ' . i j'... i i ....... ' ., ' , aseo, to recover tin negro girl i," . ' , . Husscs:,u' o ueorge íf "ct J" the liart n answer strator of the estate of deceased. Fartin answered, that his intdtnf oougljt the girl of Hendriok Arn V Iffllll unn his lifo lime und' iJ gation of freeing her at the end of five yean, and mat ne was iukuir ici i discharge said obligatiAi by sending the girl to a ties Mate, ana mar, me gitl was by the lawsof Tetas free, hav ing been born in the Province of Texas, then part of the government of Mexico, in the year 1827, and after the forma tion of the constitution of Coalmila and Texas, after which no skies were born ti said States. The proof showed that Harriet was born on the Brazos in July or August, 1827. It was also shown, that the con stitution of Coahuila ami Texas was published in Bexar in the éarly part of April, 1B27, inu on tli urazos in uie same month. Oliver Jones, one of the early settlers of , Austin's' Colony, was examined on the stand, and stated that slavery was not recognized in this coun try by tlte laws of Mexico even prior to the publication of the constitution of Coahuila and Texas. His testimony was fully coiuborated by he old inhab itants of this plar.R- t Dolly was oneof thoitfu'iclared slaves by the 9th section of the General Pro visions of the Constitution of the lictnib- lio of Texas, in 1835. Harriet having been born in the. country, was not em braced in tins provision of the lonsti tution. The Judtre charged the jury that ac eording to the laws of Mexico, slavery did not exist in this country piiorto the Constitution of 1846; that even it the laws of Mexico were abrogated by the revolution, the declaring of those slaves who emigrated to the country prior to the adoption of tne Constitution, would not make slaves of the issue born previ ous to that time. It was admitted in arcument, that if the laws of Mexico, not positively re pealed by the laws of the new govern ment, proprio vigore, : continued in force no slave was born in Texas pri or to the repeal of those laws in 1840. But it was contended, that all laws of of governm' ",U ll,at 1116 condition Qnhc: oilspring, whether borii before 0r after the revolution, was the same as the mothers, and that the mothers who emicrated to the countiv. havinn been declared slaves by a high act of sovereign power, made slaves of the offspring, especially those under age, mum diere remained in torce some particular law that took tlie offspring ' ui uie uBiierii ruie. It was also admitted, thiit the decis ion ot tlte Supreme Court seemed to re, cognize the principle that the lawi of uie lormcr government remained in full lorce until positively repealed by those ol the new government, unless incon sistent with the constittitio. the nature of our institutions and the laws newlv BUUIHBU. j The Jury, after a retirement of five minutes, rendered a verdict declaring Harriet born free and no a free wo. men. Ii 1 believed this decision, if sustained by the 5upprem Court, will have the effect to set at liberty some thousands of pereons who heretofore have been considered slaves. But in the expressive lancuarre nf JikIob 11. vine, if such be the law, the duties of courts and juries is plain, An appeal will be prepared for the Supreme Court. A letter from Cominissiojier Baitlett to the Secretary of the Interior, dated at the Piino Villages, Juljt 9, announ ces the completion on the lit of the sur vey of the Gila River. Bt recent let ters from Major Emory it appears that the survey of the Rio Grande has ad vanced as far down as Presidio del Nor te, where Major Emory how is, and that Lieut. Mickler, who was encased in surveying the ,ver mnvtiwur! f.-om Engle Puss, (whic 1 is, vr ht-ütve-, a-, bout five hundred I M hei, . !' e 're sidió del Norte,) . -I c)u',l. 'td the survey of about kr, Jv n, m consequence of tli moro f l! , i ll. p t tion of the work t.-t-.;-ee,i P., -sidio .1,1 Norte and Eagle P to work nnwnrds 1 ii '. .m' ! ,. . I Major Emory'sdowiiuurc : ii, v, Imn they would oil rest " i- wot , i;r,i ;.. Pass, und continue1 ti e 11 mli of ilm I river.- Commission' JÜ-.tW an i Us .pnrties have probably 'orivid tEI Pi-! so belore this tune, "You've destroyed mv pence of mind, Betsey," said a despairing lover to a truant lass." ' 1 (' - "It can't do you much Win. John, lfr tiuao an ninrinn ,niiiiriiAf you A GOOD STORY. . We have heard a funny story told of a young fellow, residing in one of the tobacco growing counties of Virginia, who recently made his first visit to the capital of the "Old Dominion," for the purpose of selling his crop, seeing the sights, rubbing off the rust which his backwoods "fetching up" had thrown up on his manners. He reached Richmond about the middle of the afternoon, and was fortunate in selling his crop at an advantageous rate, and almost lmraedi ately. Meeting with an old school mate, one who had lived in that city long enough to know Us ways, he was advisen to take up his lodgings at Boy den's, the crack hotel of the place, and thither he went wilh bBg'and baggage. Just before dinner his city friend called upon hint, and found him comfortably loented m a room just at the head of the stairs1 It was close upon dinner-time. Said hit friend: "Suppose we take something to start an 'appetite," said the chap who had just come down. "Agreed," rejoined the citytnend,"a class of wine and bitters for me." "Let's go down to the bar and get it; dinner's almost ready," continued the tobacco grower. "We might as well have it up here," was the rejoinder. "Ring that bell there." "What bell?" "Pull that rope hanging there." The young fellow laid hold of the rope and gave it a jerk, and just at that mo ment the gong sounded for dinner. Never had he heard such a sound before; and the rumbling crash came upon his L - ,rl lit, ut .."AB !.!. TJ SVIIH V "pr' PtMIIMCU llllll. A4U staggered back from the rope, raised both hands with horror, and exclaimed: "Great Jerusalemwhat a smash 1 I've broken every piece of crockery in the house! There ain't a whole dish left I You must stick by me, old fellow," ad dressing his frend "don't leave me in this scrape, for my whole crop wont, half pay the breakage. What did you tell me to touch that cursed rope for? But before his friend, who was burst ing with laughter could answer, a acr vant entered the room with: "Did you ring the bell, sir?" "Belli no blast your bell I never touched a bell in my life. What bell? I never saw your bell." 1 . "Somebody rang the bell of this room, that's certain," continued the servant. "No they didn't. There's nobody here that ever saw a bell." And then turning to his friend, exclaimed, aside': "Let's lie him out of it; I shan't have a cent to go home, if I py the entire lamoge. What do they set such ras cally traps as that for, io ti le in folks from the country?" After a violent fit of laughter, the friend explained that it was only the Cong sounding for dinner; a simple sum mons to "walk down to soup," got- up on the Chinese plan. Thpy made their way to the dining-room, but it was some time before the 'young tobacco grower could get over the stunning and awful ffeU of that gong. "Itwas agodsend," san. no, '-'.iuit the crash did not turn my luir (,;:;! ; oil the Jpot." . ' -- "Somebody U't off the iiillowinaon rn?ini?a ot jur John Iti.iii ; o Sa.tih.Ca r:,es l't I ii did thu mu-len I mt, ' 'ly.iwn's conté Lriakp a brji iU lirst tl, iii,t t with t CüNT'tl. D'jt HOW s) r K'jfs it WHil 1 i 3a B'aug a Per!h.r. If there is really any diifici' V-.!.5-'V'''V".e to effect it, commend me tr1 wit for the purpose. 'j, ; r Now,, there was a c pedlar, traveling the city tions to such as were ' He was a perseveiiMg, i to be bluffed off with a ihkil One hotis, jn particular, lie rl. :...,,.! rohiifla and assurance! l vuii.iiiut.. ....' nothing was wanted they never lo'B: , any thing in tliat way, Nevertlnlesi, he made his call steadily with eac. tep ular post, and in reply to the nl1! that it was of no use to calli F known his purpose to do 'ju 3Jt" v as he pleased. : r . One bitter cold day the be si the good lady hastened to get -put of the dough In which! th busy, to answer the call wh reached the door, there stood the js,, lasting pedlar. I ''Any tin-ware to day, ma'am? f "Have you any tin kitchens?'? "Yes, ma'am," and away he got bring samples, chuckling at tha that his deal was suooessful at V "There's nothing," muttered j hanging on, any how." ' The tins were brought, and ii. were next inquired for. The pant brought, and other articles etW to seven different kinds, until portion of the pedlar'i load had transferred to the house. ; "Is there anything else you1 ma'am?" "Oh, no I don't want fny of tf I only asked if you had them.' v' The pedlar was fairly uoi,n fl moment felt like getting angr the idea rather tickled him, and h menced returning his wares to tl without uttering a word. Heb called at that house since." , An exchange paper, remark chineri'ched. . -pe91 lliiitrtion says :" '""" J - "; ' "We saw some burnt pe the hopper of coffee mill, th day, and in less than two mlnu' occupying a place in a grocer labelled, 'Old Government Java,? The following parody on Moore's beanrjí ot the 'Last Rose of Summer,' possesses t) of quaintness and originality. It is tlractf however to parody such a beautiful song which we refer, and which will be 111: mired by the whole world,' as long ar language shall exist. Con. Cant, PARODY, j,.,',' 'Tis the last cake of supper, 1 Left steaming alone, All its light brown companions Are hutttr'd tnd gone, . ' No cake of its kindred, No cookie li nigh, To steam on the pi Or near Its mate I I'll not leave thee, H To meets cold f1' Binee thy mates ersTi ,,, Come lie on my puis Í" Thus kindly I'll butier - , Thy steaming aides o'er, And think on thy sweetness When thou art no more. Th us all cakes must follow , Three times every day, , , ; When breakfast is ready ' . They vanish away. When hunger is mighly, And sickness has flown, ,t No cake can inhabit . The table alone- , ' v THE PRESENT. ; ' Look not fir ever forward, ' With anxious heart and eye,1 But heed, with watchful eamesti The moments ts they fly, - He who upheld thee in the p"rt 1 Will leave thee not alou ' 8a, let tlie future re 1 a