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TOIi. I. WO. 8. TERMS Tiik Cw.edonian will bo publisliod wockly at $2,00 por nnnum, or at , $1,50 if paiil in ndvtinco. If pnyniont is mado vvitliin six nionths from tho timo of subsciiblrig it will bo rocoivcd as advnnco pay, No prmor will bo dtscontinuod until nll arroarugos nro paid, oxcopt at tho option ortho publishor. 03 Advcrtiscmchts will bc in&ortod for tho ctis tomary pricea. Porsons aro roqucstod to ata'to tho nutnbor of woolcs tboy wish thoir advertisomcnts publiBbcd, otliorvviso thoy will bo insortod till for bid and chargcd accordingly. JIIISG EIIi A.WTEOUS. From the Philadelphia U. S. Gazelle. A REASON FOR DRUNKENNESS, nr josei'ii n. ciiandlku. Nearly forty.yeors ogo wo wcro sitting on a rock tliut jutted out towards tlio Plymouth bny n slight breeze swcpt up tho channel nnd ripplcd its current fur oflT, hut bctwecn tlie two project 'ing cn)es, wns tho Iine.of tho horizon resting on the hluc cirolo of tlic multitudinous 'jcu. Tlierc wns nothinsr to disturb tho seoncit ws tho .liour of noon and silcnco roigned along tho Khnro. nnd within thc habitations, becauso tlio iablc is thcrc blcssed boforc cnjoycd, and tho in "vocniion, if it hring not down the spirit 'which it ?sceks;lifts up tlio heart which it reuches. We had been despntchcd, that day, with tho dinner hasket and the botlle, to tho man laboring nmong tho rocks, nnd gnthoring tho debris of thc -shore. In thoso days piety hcrsolf proft'orcd thc glaes, nnd tempcrnncc solacod hcrsolf with the wgulnr cup. The innn had busicd himself with his fare, but hc tendcred to ns a portion of his food we de clined it hnving nheacly dincd. "I will not offer you any thing froui tho bot tlc," said bo, "it is bad, very bad for tho young, and worse for thc old. " .Novertouch it Joseph, as vou hono for rcspcct m life." Let us sav. that tho sncaker wns tho son of ono of tho most rcspectablo porsons in thc coun try had been vvell oducatcd, and started in man hood with a competency but took to rurn. From onc trrado to another, ho had Ronc down m tlio rnnk of n common Inborcrin thc town of his birth, nnd enrned a miserable living for n wifo nnd nuinerous children, by tho most menial of fices, nnd wont homc benstly drunk whcnever ho could gct rum cnough to make him intoxicnt cd. Ho wns n lost man, n miserable object. "Nevor touch it," said hc, "as you hopc for .tcspect in life. It is deadly poison, pnlsying all nhysical and mcntal powors with its usc, man is a bruto, n slavo to cvery onc who wishcs to commnnd him without it, temperate and indus trioiis, hc rnay bo what hoplcascs." "No man cnn hope lor rcspcct who indulgos in rum but temperate, and with the cducation to bc acquircd in our schools, ho must grow up in thc respect of his follow men, and in timc, must oblain a competency. Inilnlgo in this,"nndho held to thc sun the half-empticd hottle, "and ehnmc, poverty, and toil follow; avoid it, and you mny coninmnd thc scrviccs of cvery onc that siris in this wny; may you ncvcr bo thus oom nmudcd." The man had been a sot proverbinlly, from our earliest remcmbrurice, nnd though wo kncw ho posscssed u spirit of kindness towards others wo had ncvcr heard him thusrefer to thc sin that most easily bcsct him. We gazcd, ihercfore, for some timo upon him, beforo we ventured a rcply: nt lcngth wo said, in n tonemarked rather by af i'ectionato solicitudo, than the fonvardncss of boj'ish impertinonce "If respect is only found by avoiding excess in drinking, why then do wo seeso manv forfeitintr thnt respect?" Mr looked a little confuscd, but he wns soon prepar ed with n rcply. "It is, perhaps, bccatisc they havo no onc to point out to them their orrors." "But," said we, "some know their own crrors, and can point out the consequcnces to others. Why do they not avoid themr'" A cloud passcd across tho lacc ot tho poor man but it was u fceling or pain, not ot angor. He rose from the ground on wliich hc wnsshting nnd stauding n fcw moments by my sido, his fcelings subsidcd to thocahnncssof tho dclight ful bay upon which we wero looking. "You nsk," eaid he, "why they do not nvoid tho ovil consequcnces of rum. Alus! you nre too young to know tho influencc of nppetito vvhen the means of grntificntion aro within rcach. You cnn not know how desolating to cvery heart ia tho spirit of intempornnce. At timcs, it seems that good resolves will spring up, but tho tcmp tation is not rcmovcd, the cvil is rcpcatcd; could thcro be found somo powerful influencc, some humansbcj' o remove tho sufTorcr from tho plague, to rai, . jm abovo tho uttack, hc would pejujips, bc sa.cn', hut who shall do-it?" "Look tdong this shorc, nearly its whoJe cx" tent ismurkcd by barren sand, or abrnded peb J)les not a spiro of grass shoots up; for evcry xide washcs tlie whitened surfuce; and should there at nny time spring up bcyond us a fcw recn spots ot herbage, thc acrid waters of thc returnine sprii)'' tide would dcstroy it a)l. There ! . i . i i Hi.. is far u o inc uuv a sincie uxuu iuuii, mi hns redeemed by care, n portion of the shore, by Bhutting out tho tide, and elevating tho soil, no portion of the salt vvnter now renchcs tho en closure, which is as green and.flourishing ns tho upland fields. And just soit is with tho drunk nrd. Tlio poisoned glass returns to his H js, ns lcgular as the tide to this shore. Evcry liouso Jie cnters, presents tho bitter waters, crr.l thricc a day his employer provokes and gratifies an np petito for tho accursod poison, in order to stimu latoVis muscles to lubor. And if a singlo roso lution of abstinence is formed in sickness or in yynnt: it is swcpt away by tho wnve of dissipa tlon. When I see the murdorous efFects of drunk enncss, I stnnd astonished, that thoso who hnve got something to lose, should put all to riskipon every dny'sgratification; if they cannot ofevato tho fnllen abovo thc influence of tho wayes of intoxication, they might nt lcast, placo the fect of their children abovo tho tide." Wo were not astonished, child as wo wero, at thc correctncss of tho man's perceptions. Tho wondcr was that he should havo ventured iipon cxpressing them. "If tho offect of druukenness,"said wo, "is so injurious,and sobricty isso certain to bring early respect and ulimato wcalth; why do we sce so mnny; why, indecd'ojie that kuowing thesc con Bcquenccshdulgesin intoxication?" ''Or rather ?" sajd tic iriqn starting siuldetily ns 1 if offended at.tho question; "vhy do I conti.iue to drink why do I go racing through tho town ovcry wcelc, mad ns a bacchnnal, nnd drunk as u brnte; why do 1 !estroy cvery germ of rationnl prido and cvery clnini to humnn rcspcct by swill ing nt tho bottlo, until tho vcry doga bnrk at mo ns I reol along tho roud, or seck ;i lodging bo ncutli tho sholtor of' a fricndly wull? Why is my wifo born to something bctter, nnd my bhil dren, who aro ruincd by my oxntnplo, disgiacud and half starvcd by my curscd hahits? This is what you aekjyou tnean to onquire, whyl mnko a drnnknrd , u bcnst of mysclf, wliilo I cnution you ngnitist tlio crimc." Wo steppod backwnid, somowhat startlcd at tho forco of nppcal, and tho truth of hisupplica tion hut wo dul notdony that his own cnso wns in our mind whcn wo madc'tho cnquiry. Tho man turncd with us townrda the bcautiful bay whoso soft roposo sccmcd to calm his ngita tion, nndsootho tho irritntion of his mind. llo gnzcd for somo titno upoc tho glassy surfnco as if it roflceted bnck to him tho plcusuro of his cnrli cr dnys full of promiso, of honor to himself nnd comfort to others; at length ho said "You hnve heard from your mother nnd oth ers, all my story which is ono of folly; not of crime, ns thc world reckons it;no mnn cnn chargo rno with cven ordinnry fulsohood which busincss cxcuscs, if not oncourngcs. My rnpid dccont was nccclcrated by tho custom which thcn, ns now, prcvailcd, nhd my intoxication was but tho consequcnces of n. singlo extra cup. I nm whnt you seo mo, without thc nbility of knowledge for mcchnnical lubor, nnd conscquently, dci)cndent upon the dischargc of thc mcancst ofliocs for bread. Yot, with a full rccollcction of nll thnt I ivas, a consciousncss of nttninment suited to thc cnjoymcnt, if not thc ncquisition of wcalth, it is now impossible for mc to do moro than enrn my board by this msnial toil, nnd it is painful to think thnt I could hnve done bctter. "Whcn I wuko to sobriotv, from my most bcastly stato, I fecl that this lnbor is suited tosuch a wrctch; I loose my sclf respect, nnd grow con tcnt with dccradation a weck'a sobriotv would mnko mo too proud to gathnr mntcrial for mnnuro trom tlio sca sliorc, nnd my fnnnly would starvc tny urunKonncss hns stccpeci my lanuiy in poverty, 1 must not, l)y sobricly, malco ilmin ueg cni-s. You do not undcrstnud this you do not know thc bcncfitof dcstroying nll natnrnl pride May you nevcr nttnin thnt forbiddcn knowledge but remcmbcr that nothinKis so cfl'cctivo ns in toxication; tlrunkcnness is thc perfcct dcsiroycr ot sclf-estecm." Thc tcars thnt routsed down thccheeks of tho poor man, told of awakcncd fcelings, nnd wo fclt n hopo that some new resolvo of good wns to bc mado "I havo nt timcs thought," said he, "thnt some thing might bo done to chcck this tonent of in toxicution, and plnns hnve prescntcd thomselvcs to niy nnnd;oncc mdccd, l spoUo ot tnem to onc whose stution wouhl givo itnportanco to his views ho only rcplicd, "I drink pnly whntl nccd, you drink too much." There is n wny to abnto thc cvil, but wliat it is 1 know not nnd cencra tions may pnss nvny, the proud bc humblctl, thc ncli bcggnred, nnd the noblc atul gallant tlegratl nd by drunkcnness, beforo thc true rcmedy will bo apphed. What that is I know not." Thc poor manttctlhc tcnnnt of nnnlmshousc, and his auditpr livos to sco thc remcdy fully np plied in all tho oircle, at thnt timc, Jwithin thc knowlcdRO of the two mtorlocutors. IIORRORS OF CANNHiALISM. Tho following horriblo account of cannibaf- ism, as practiccd by tho Rattns, an extcnsivo und populous nation of Summatrn, is extracted from the "Mcmoirsof Sir Stamford Raffles." Tho account is roprcricntcd to comc from so high an nuthority that thcro can bo no quection 'ns to its correctncss. "A mnn hnd bcon found guilty of a vcry com mon crimc, nnd wns scntenccd to bo cntcn, nc cording to tho law of tho Innd ; this took plncc closo to Tnppnnooly ; thc Ucsident was invitcd to attend ho decliued ; but his nssistnnt and n nativc oflicer wcrc prcscnt. As soon ns thoy rcnchcd tho spot, they found a largo nsscmblage of pcoplc, nnd the criminal tied to a trco with his hands cxtcndcd. Thc ministcr of jus- ticc, who was himself o chief of somo rank, thcn camo forward with a largo knifo in his hnnd which hc brnndished as he nppronched tho victim He wns followed bv a mnn bennnff a dish, in which wns a prcparntion of condimcnt, compos cd of' limcs, cbillis, nnd salt, cnllcd by thc Mn lays,J sambid. llo thcn cnllcd nloud for tho in jurcd person nnd demnndcd what part hochoso ; ho roplied the right onr, which wns lmmcdintely cut ofl, and delivcred to the party, who, turning round to the man bchind, dcliberatcly dippod it into tho sambul and dovourcd it ; tho rcst of tho party then fcll upon tho body, cnch tnking nnd eating tho part most to his liking. Aftor they had cut ofl a considerablc part of tho f csh, onc man stabbcd him to tho heart; bnt tlus was rather out of compliment to tho foreign visitcrs, as it is by no mcans thc custom to givc tho coitp de ffrace. It wns with n knowledcc of nllltheso facts regardingtho Battas that T puid a visit toTappa nooly, with a deterinination to satisfy my mind most fully jn every thing conccrning cannibalism. I hnd previously sot on foot cxtensivc inquiries, nnd so manuged' mattors as to conccntrato tho information, and to hring.tho point within n nnr rowcompnss. "You shall now hear the rcsult ; but beforo I procecd, I must beg of you to havc a little moro patiehce than you bad with Mr. Mariner. I rc collcct, then, whcn you coino to thc story of eat ing thc aunt, you thrcw the book down. Now I can assure your Grace thnt I hnvo ten times more to report, and you most bolicyo mo. 1 havo.said tho Battns aro not a very bad peoplc, nnd still think so, notwithstanding thoy out ono another, and relish thc flcslj of a man bctter thnn J that of on ox or u pig. You must morcly con sider thnt 1 am givjng you nn account ofa novel stuto of socioty. Tho I3attns nro not savngcs, for hoy writo nnd rend, nnd think full ns much, and moro fhan thoso vyho aro hrought up nt our Lan .castcrian and uational schools. They also havo codcs of Inws of grcnt nntiquity, and it is from a rognrd for thcso Inws, and a vcneration for tho institutions of their nncestors, thnt they cat cnch othor; tho law dcularos thnt for ccrtnin crimcs, four in uumbcr, tho criminnl slinll bp cntcn rxlive. Tho sntnc law doclarcs also thnt in grcut. wars, thnt is to suy, ono district with another, it shall bo lawful to ent tho inisoncrs, whcthor takcn alivo dcud, or in thoir gravcs. "In tho four grout ctiscsof crimcs, tho criminal is also duly tricd and condcinncd by a compc tont tribunal. Whcn tho cvidonco is hnnrd, scn tcnco is pronounccd,nnd tho chiefs drink a drnchm cnch, which lustceromony isetpiivalcnt to signing and. scnling, with us. Two or thrce dnys thcn olapsed to givc timo for asscmhling tho pcoplo nnd in cuscs of ndultcry it is not nllowed to cnrry thc scntenco into cflect unlcss thc rclntions ofthc wifo nppear nnd pnrtnkc of tho fenst. Thc pris oncr is then hrought forward on tho duy nppoint cd, nnd (ixcd to n stnko with hands cxtended. -Tho husband or party injurcd, comcs nnd tnkes tho first choicc, gonorally thc curs: tlio rcst thcn nccording to their rnnk, takc thc choico pieccs cacli helping himself according to his liking Aftcr all havo partaken, tho chicf person gocs upand cuts ofl' tho hctul, which hc carrics horno as a trophy. Tho hcad is hung up in front o( lli honse, and tho brains nro cnrcfully i)rcscrvcd in n bottlo, for thc purposes of witchcrnfl, &c. In dcvouring tho flcsh it is somctimes entcn rnw, and scmctimcs grillcd, but it must bc cntcn on th spot. ;,Liaics,salt,nnd pcppcr nrc nhvnys in rcadiness and they sumctimca cut riuo with tho flcsh, but nevcr drink toddy or spirits ; mnny carry bnm boos with them, nnd filling them with hlood (lriiiK it ofl. J lio nsscmmv consists of mon nlone, ns thc flcsh is prohibitcd to tho femalus; is said, howcvcr, that thoy gct a bit by stcaltl now nnd thcn. I am nesurcd, nnd rcally do hc licve, that inany of tho pcoplo prcferhuman flesl to any othcr; but notwithstanding this peacham they ncvcr indulgo thc appctitc oxccpt on lawfu occnsions. Thc palms of tho hands, und tho solcs of thc fect, aro thc dclicncics of opicurcs On cxpressing my surpriso nt thc continunnco o such extraordinary practioes, I wns told that for morly it wns usual for tho pcoplo to cnt thoir pa rcnts whcn they wcrc too old for work. Tho old pcoplo sclectcd tho horizontnl brnnch ofa largc trcc, and quictly sttspended thomselvcs by thci hnnds, whilc their children and ucighhors, fornt ing a circle, danccd round them crying out 'Whcn thc fruit is ripe, thcn it will fall.' As suouns tho victims becamc fatigucd, and could hold on no longer, they fcll down, whcn all hands cut them ofl, nnd mado a iicarty inenl of them This practicc took placo during tho scason o limcs, whcn salt nnd pcppcr wcro plcntin.il : o Into ycnrs, howcver, it hns bcon nbnudoned, and thus a stcp in civilization hns been nttnincd, and thercforo thcro aro hopcs of future improvcment inis suuo ot socioty you wiii ntimit to no vcry pcculiur. It is calculutcd thnt ccrtainly not lcss than from sixty to onc hundrcd porsons nro thus catcn in a ycar in thc timo of pcacc." Consumition. Edwnrd C. Cooper, a gcntlc mnn who hnsrotired from mcllical practicc, gives in tho New York Commercial Ad vcrtiscr, n modo of trcntment for diseuso of tho lungs, which in an oxperioneo of moro thnn twclvo ycars, ho found gcncrally cflectivo in curing consumptivc pn tionts. Tho trcatmcnt, says ho, is thc ndninistrntion oitsui)iiaio oi coppor in nnuscnting doscs, com- bincd with gutn unimoninc; givon so ns to nau- sentc, but not ordinnrily to produco full vouiiting tho tisunl doso for this purposo is nhout half n grain, nnd fivo grnms of thc respcctivc ingrcdi ents, in n tea-spoon-full of watcr, to ho takcn, nt first twice, nnd in tho convalesccnt stnRes onco n unv. In enscs of chronic bronchitis n garglo of tho sulphnto of coppor nlono is supornddcd. In this latlcr form of consumption, this trcatmcnt nhnost invariably suspends tho hcctic symptoms in a fcw dnys, and tho discasc rapidly ndvnnccs to its finul ctirc. In cnses of thc moro propcr forms of consump tion, tho trcntment must bo intennittcd frequcntly. unu ncuin returneu to ; anu whcnovcr sorcness of tho chcst or othcr symptoms of inflamatory ictiqn cxist, thc trontmont should bc suspendcd ; te chronic state nlono thnt tho remcdy r usefiil, that stato in vvhich thc thegencral systcrn issympathcticnlly iccomes tho moro prornincnt symptom, and tho succcss of tho trcatment dopcnds chicfly on thc brcuking up this sympathoticnction of tho discnsed lung, on tho moro henlthy tonc of tho stomach, and incrcnsing its digcstive powcrs,nnd iuewisccausingj during nauseuting nction, a moro nctivo'and hcnlthy ciiculation of blpod through tho lungs.. Its curntivo powcrs aro moro itnmp- diately attrihuted to , thcso eflects :of its nctjop. But thcory npnrt, thc trcatmcnt is prcsonted bnsed on moro thnn ten ycars cxporienoo of its cpraljyo ndvantagcs, in tho propcr trcatmcnt ofdiseases of muco puruient anu puruicnt expcciorniiqn. nsakflHI mvolveuwl From the Boston Mt.rcanlile Journal, ANIMAL MAGNETISM. Wc will frunkly acknowlodgo, thnt until Intoly wo havo regardud "tho wondciTuI stories told of tho powcrs of AnimaJ Mngnetism, ns cmnnuting from crcdulity and imposctirc and tho courso pursued by Monsicur Poycn, in his cxhibiiions, and his reltictnnco to f urnish fncilitics for invcsti gniing tho wholo niuttcr thorotighly, by scicntific mon, strcngthened us in ouropiuions. Wo havc occasionally heard rdports of curious, and whnt wo vcry nnturally conccivcd to bo, incrcdiblc oc currenccs, ns huving tuken placc nt l'rovidcnce, in rclation to this rubjcct, but havc bclievcd that tho cnscs wero much cxnggerutcd, or that thcrc yns somo ingenious im)oaturo at tho bottom and that ccrtnin of tho worthy puhlic had bcon most ogrcgiously duped. But within a few wecks, cii'cumslances- hnve occurrcd, which, if they hnvo not causeil us to rctract tho opinions which wo havc fonncrly expressed, havc induc cd us to pause, and poudor docply beforo we como to any dcfinito conclusion in rclation to thc siibjcct of An'unnl Mngnetism. Tho facts which wo roferto wero not witncsscd by us, but by scv cral gontlcmcn of t his city, of rcspectablo staud ing, supcrior iutolligcnce nnd undoubtcd veracity. They worc ulso witncsscd iudividunllv, and at difFerent ti ncs and tno of a naturc so astound ing, that wo hardly i iow what to sny to them. Thoro could not possibbj bc any imposition on tho part of tho mognctiser or the soinnambulist ; and the high charnctcr of thc gentjcmen under whom thc cxpcrimcnts wcrc pci f'ormed, would forbid tic ideu of nny deccption on thoir part Tho naturc of thcso cxpenmonte, wo repeat, wcrc trtily astounding. Plnccs niany milcs dis tnnt wero visited by thc porsons (in imagination) whilc uudcrtho magnetic influencc; placcs which thc individtials novcr visitrd when nwnke, nnd objects fnithfully dcscribcd, ovcn to tho furniturc of tho kitchcn, hcd-room, und parlor and als thc drcss nnd "nppcarancc of tlio inniatcs of th dwelling nt thc timc, nnd their different occupa tions nll which wero aftcrwards proved to bo corrcct ! Thcso things cannot bo uccounted for on nny known principlc of naturc and but few can bc cxpected to belicve in thc existencc such a marvcllous powcr, witliout tho most con clucivc dcmonstratiou. Ihe cthtor of tho Nantccket lnnuircr hns Intcly doclarcd hisbclief in tho wonders of Ani mul Mngnetism, nnd a numbcrof scicntific mc in inis atntc nnu nnouo island, Hnve nlso "ivcn in their ndhcsion to this wonderful "sciencc," i it mny so bo cnllcd, nnd nrc now mnking inves tigutions into its chuructcr, and studyugitspo culiar plicnomcna. Col. Stone, thc editor ofthc N. Y. Commercial Advertiser, who wo bcliev has novcr been chargcd with crcdulily and who has hcrctoforc vicwcd tho wholo inattcr ns ai ogrcgious humbitg, now avows his belief in all which its advocatcs cluim for it. Thc following is an cditorial articlc publishcd in thoN. Y. Com mercial of Mondny nftcrnoon : ANIJIAf. ftlAONKTISM. WO llllVC ililll OUr tlllll! nnd times of laii"hiiis at Aninial fllajrnctism Wo shall luu"h at it no moro. Thcro is some thing awfully niyslcrious in the principlc, bcyom tlio powcr ot mnn to latlio:ri or oxphun. Jseiii; in Providcncc on Saturday, Sunday.and Mondny tho 2Gth, 27th, and 28th of Auust, nn onnortu nity wns' ufTbrded us of seeing and tnking part in u nui ui UAiJUiiuiuii, wiiii .1 VUUIIK iiIllltliUMV whilo undcr thc fllagnctic influencc, tho rcstilts ot wlncli wcre not onlv marvcllous mourevcs i i . i i - na j uiu ausoiuteiy astounding. Jt no exiuoition was not puhlic, and thc parties were nll pcoi)lo of tlie first rcspcctabihty, professionnl and othcrwise Hnving heard much upon tho subioct, and disbc- lievcd all, tho cxpcrimcnts wcro mado before a pnvntc circlc ot ladics and gontlcmcn, nt onr own unient solicitntion. vc nuvo writtcn a narrativc ot tlic cnctim- stanccs, coni)rising some fifty or sixty pages of tooiscap; nnu wo vcnturo to sav thnt notlnntr hitherto publishcd upon thnt subicct, is so won derful by fur, ns thc ncts of which wo wcrc wit- ncss nll of wlncli wc saw and part of whicl wcrc. We shall publish ournnrrative, on taking it to rrovitlenco for oxaiiiinution, provided we cnn obtnin pcrmission of tho purtios who hnve lutlicrto nvoidcd iiublications or public cxliibi tions. Ono surprising liicidcnt wo will mention, On Sunday whilc wo wcro in Providcncc, a small pnckago was rcccivcd from Mr. Stcphen Covill, of Troy, containing, as lio wroto to his fricnd, a notc wlncli nc wislietl jUiss 15. to roatl wlnlo un dcr the magnetic infiuencc, without breaking the soal, if sho could. Mr. C. had beon iiiduc.cd to tru this cxpcritnent, in conscqucncc of hnvins lcnrd of extraordinary perfonnnnccs of thekind, which of courso he doubted. Thc puckagc, or cttcr, was ovidcntly composcd of scveral cuvcl- opcs. Tho outor ono was oomposod ot thick I)luo paper. Un tsundny ovoninyr, IMiss li who. t must uo uorno in niind, when awake is blind, was put into a magnetic shunbor, nnd, tho lottor lmvcu to ner with mstructions to rend it. S hc said sho would takc it to bcd with hor, and roatl t bcfore morning. On fllonday 1110111111'', she gavo tho reading as follows: " No othcr than thc cuc of Omninotence can read this, in this cnvclopemcnt. 1837." We mado a moinorandum of this rcadin''. and exnmincd the pnckngc containing, as she suiil, tho sentence. Sho said, then, on Mondav niorn- ng, thnt there wcro ono or two words tietwoon the word " cnvclopemcnt " and tho date, ns wo undcrstood hor which she could not tnakc out. Wo cxumined thc seul with tho closcst scrutiny. Tho sonl pf Mi'. Covill wns unbrokon,nud to turn the lottcr, orrcnd Jt without opening, with lnunan oyres, wus impossible. . ' Alter our rcturn'to tlio city, viz: on vvodncs-ay-lust, w nddressed i lct'tcr to Mr. Cqvill, to uscortnin whother tho reading of tho blind sottf nnmbulist wns corrcct. Tho following ia his roply : Troy, Sopt. 1,1837. "Dcar Sir Yours of ycstenlay I rcccived by this morning's matl, and ns to your cnquiry rola tivo to tho pucknge suhmittcd to Miss B. whilo under tho miignetic influencc, I havo to eay tho puckngo camo to hand ycstordny. Tho scntenco hnd bccn writtcn by a fricnd, and Bcalod by hirri nt my rcqucst, nnd in such a muiincr nswassup poscd could uot lmvo been rend by any humnn devicc, without hrcnking tho Seal. Wc think thc sculs havc not bcon brokcn until roturncd. Tho scntenco us rend by Miss B. is ' JVb other than the cyc of Oinmpoicnce can rcad this, in this cnvclopemcnt. 1837.' and as writtcn in tho original, on u card, and nnothcr cnrd plncod on thc fnce of tho writing, and onclosed in a thick bluo papor onvclope, was ' JVb othcr than thc cyc oj Omnipotcnr.c can rcad this sentence, in this cn vclopemcnt. Troy, New York, Aug. 1837.' " Respectfully, youre, &c. "STEriiEN Covill." P. S. Wc havo just rcccivcd a notc from Prov idcncc, with pcrmission to publish our own nar rativc. But as it is very long, and cqually com plex and wonderful, wo shall first take it to Prov idcncc, for the oxuminntion of thoso who wero prcscnt 011 tho oucnsion: ournim is scrupulons ex actness. Wo al.so lcft a note for tho blind lady to rcad, sealed with scven scals. Wc havo ro ceived it this morning, tho senls unbroken, with unswcr writtcn 011 tho outside. This answer is corrcct ns far as it gocs. Wo were in great hnsto nt the timc of prcparing tlie note, and havingtho odd title of a qti' r old book in our pockct, print cd in n mnll itnlic Icttcr, wc wroto a part of thc note wiili a pcncil, nndsHick two and a half lines ofthc sinnll italic printiug with a wafer. Tho notc, writtcn and printcd, as wo lcft it was in thcso words: "The iollowitig is the title, cqually quaint nnd amusing, of a book which was publishcd in England, in tho timo of Olivcr Cromwell : 'Eggs of Charity, laid by the Chickcns of tfic Cov cnant,.and boilcd by thc waters of Divinc Love. Tahcye and cat." The following is the nnswcrscnt by Miss B. " Tho following is the title, cqually amazing (or nmi'sing) and quuint, of a book publishcd in England iu the timo of Oliver Cromwell : 'Eggs of Chnrily ' "Miss B. does not know .vhether thc word ia ninnzing or amusing. Something is writtcn af tcr xhc'cggs ofchanly which sho cannot mnko out." Thus miich for the prcscnt. Wo mnko no com tncnts. What wo know to be truo, wo fenr not to declare. Facts sustuiiied by the cvidcncc of our own senscs, wc tiust wo shnll evcr havo tho boldncss to publish. In rcgnrd to our nnrration, it is nlikc wonderful and inexplicable. As Pauld iug's black witch in Koningsmnrke, snys " Fve scen ichat Vve seen, I Icnow tchat Ikiwio." YELLOW FEVEU AT NEW ORLEANS. Tho last accotints show that thc fcver wns rng ing with grcnt violencc nt New Orleans. Tho deaths for the prcsent week ending on tho 3d Septeniber nro set down nt 218 ! nnd for the 3 following duys were estinmted' tb bo upwnrds . 127 ! It is statod that the coiincil of tho let mu nicipality havc passcd n resolution aiithorizing: thc mnyor to nppoint two physicinns und twor druggists in cnch wurd, to nttend upon tho indi gentsick, and provide them with modicines. Tho 2fl municipality havo not been less libcrnl. They havc npproprintcd $2000 to thc charitnblc list, and huvc authorized the furnishiug of medicinea to the poor grntis. An nssociation of young' gontlemcn wns nhout to be formed, with the prniscworthy object of ndministcring to thoso who might bo nttnckcd by the opidemic. Thc Now Orleans Bulletin of tho 8th inst. says thnt tho deaths wcrc not much less thnn fifly pcr ! hc Liouisiana Advertiser estimntes thes. deaths at fifty to sixty daily. Disi'nKss. Thc prospect for our city noxfc winter, says tho Now York Times, is really fright ful. Porsons woll ncfpiaintcd with tho subjcct cstimatc that 50,000 porsons (malo and fcmolo) nre out of employinent, comprising mcchauics bf " cvery dcscription, laborei-s, Ilnt trimmors, book binders, folders, tailoresscs and scamstrosscs, &c. fcc. Addcd to this, our provision nnd coal deal ors show no disposition to loy ti) a storc in nd-- vance of thc closo of river navigation in fact. but fcw havo thc mcans of doing so, and tho nc- ccssarics of life will bc scarco nnd high. Mauy porsons during tho summer months obtuined. sufliciont to support lifo nmong thc farmers, but-. tho hnrvcst is ovor, nnd, no longer wantcd, they try thoir forlunes ngnin in tho citics. What isto bocomo of them God onlv knows. Thcro is no- deal picturo about this. ACItOSTIC. From tho N. II. Statosmnn. S hin Plastor party. II nrd Moncy party. 1 ndian War party. N o Curroncy party. P lundcr und ltiot purty. L ivo upon ofiico puily A nti-Hank party. . S ub Trcasury party. - " ' T om Benton party. " E ngcr for Spoils partyi It onl Ilng Baron party Two soiits of qihls. Tho oditor of the .Orton .... i. ..1 nvs "Liazv ncli ciris maico ricn mon poor, nnu ndtistrious noor trirls make noor mcn rich : and yet how many thoro are who would profor tho former to tho latter. ' VVhv do tho ndaiinislration papors spoak dispnr- clnslv of Oaoola. " tho cbnDer-colored lioro " ? If Gon. jackson was tho conquoror of Napoloon's con.- quorors, is not "tlio coppor-coioroo noro inc con ijitcror of thc Conqucror of JYapolco7i's conaucrors f At a souirrol shootinir which todit plaoe recontly n Tylor County, Va., thirtecn thousand andnincty louirrola woro icillod, Ono party killcd 0.075, nnq tho othor 7,014