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ST. JTOMHrSBURy, VT., BMSCEUttBER 13, 1837. lyrmmrr" TKIWIS Tiir. Cai.kuonian will bo publisliod wcukly at $2,00 pcr nnnum, or t $1,50 if puitl in ndviinco. If payinont is inmlo witliiu six niontha (Voiii tlio tuno ol nubscribing it will bo considorcd (i8 ndvnnco pay. No pnpcr will bo diBcontinuod until all nrroarngos aropaid,oxcoptat tlio option of tlic ptiunsnor. O'AdvoniHcinants will bo inHortod for tlio cus toiiuiry priccs. Pcrsons aro rcqnoBtotl to stato tlio nuinbor of weoks thoy wish tlioir advortisomoiits nublislied, otborwiso tlioy will bo insortod till for iiid and cbarud accordingly. a mi i.j itiimmnw i mjiiininiMHMinnw L:iws ol VermoBBt. 13. An Act relutliicr to tlio Stnto llouso. 11 is hercby cnaetcd by thc Gcncral Jlsscmbly of. Ilnll and Scimte Chnmber shnll, in no casc, bo uscd or oecupicd or nny othcr purposcs thttn tliat of logislntion, and busincss ininicdiuloly con nectcd thorowitli. Approvcd by tlio Covcrnor Oct. 25, 1837. C. L. Knai'i, Sccrctury of Stnto. M. An Act, in nct roguluting nddition to nn Act cntitlcd "an nnd tlio choico towii and duty of town ofliccrs." is hcreby cnacled by thc Gentral Jlsscmbly of ihc Slalc of Vermont, Thnt tlio (irst section oi' an nct cntitlcd "un nct reguluting town mociings nnd tlio choico mul duty of town ofliccrs," pussod February twcnty oiglitb, 1797, sbnll not bo so construcd ns to ndinit nny pcrson to votc in town mcetings, cxcopt such pcrson's list slinll bnvo bccn taken in sucli town tlio prccoding yenr. Promdcd, Tliat nny iierson ,vbo slinll bo ex cmpt from tnxntion in cousequcncc of liavingnr rivcd nt tlio ngo of sixty years, slinll bo cntitlcd to tlio privileges bo now bns by virtuo of tlio first section ot tho nct utoresaid. Approvcd by tlio Govcinor Oct. 2G, 1S37. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctury of Stato. 15. An Act to scttlo tlio boundury linc bctwccn tlio towns of Elmore nnd Worcester. 11 is Jiereby cnaetcd by Ihc General Jlsscmbly of thc otatc oj vermont, Xluit tlio tourvoyor Uen cral of tbis Stato bo, and Iie bcreby is, nuthorizcd and dircctcd to nitilco nn accnmto survoy oi'tbo botindnry lino botwccn thc towns of Elmore nnd Worcester, mul thesnmodistinctly murk our witb propcr mctes and bounds, nnd cnuso u copy of suid stnvcy to bo rooorded ui tho town clcrk'a oflico in cncb ol said towns, ono balf of tlio ex- penso of sucli stnvcy to bo puid by tlio town of Elmore and tbc otbcr hnlf by tbo town of Wor cester. Approvctl by tbe Governor, Oct. 30, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctaiy ol Stutc 10. Au Act, to rcgtilnte tbc inspection of pro visions iiiicnded to bo exportod from tliis State. 11 is hercby cnacled by thc Gcncrcd Asscmhly of thc Stulc of Vermont asfollows: Shction 1. All bcef, .vbicb tbo lnspector Gcncral or bis dcpntics sball, on exatnination, find to liavc bcon Uilled at a propcr ngo, nnd to bo fut, nnd otborwiso good und merchnntablo, sball bc divideu into livo ditlorent sorts, for pack ing intc ticroes, barrels, or half-barrols, to bc de lioininatcd nnd brandcd. respcctively, J)less, Aa vy Mcss, Number Onc, Primc, and Cargo. Mcss bcef shnll onnsist of tbc chief picccs of oxcn or stcers, wcll lhttcd nnd wcigbing six bmidrcd )oiinds and upwards ; tbo sbin, sliculdcr, clod, and not lcss tbaii oiglit pounds of tho ncck, sball bc taken from cach foro-(uartcr, and tbo logs and lcg rnnd from tho hind-qunrtcrs ; and oach tierce, barrcl and balf-barrel containing becf of tbis dcsci ipjion slinll bc brandcd on ono of tho beads, Mcss Bcef. Nnvy mcss bccf sball consist of tho choicc picccs of oxcn, stocrs, cows, nnd heifcrs, weighing fotir lnmdrcd pcnnds or inore, nnd to nvcrngo fivn linndrcd nnd utty jionnus; tho slnn, shouldcr, clod und ncck, slinll uo talten from tbo foro-quai tcrs, nnd tbo loga and lcg rnnd fmm tbo bind-fiuartcrs. thc bccf to bo ctit mto jMecoa of as ncnrly e'lKht nounds cncb, as possiblc. nnd brandcd JYavu Mcss. JTunder Onc becf sball consist of choico picccs of oxcn. stcers cows, and hoifcrs, not underfonr hundrcd pounds weight, nnd to avcrago hvc huiulrcd und twcnty pounds weight, without any shanks, nnd with not morc than six nounds of tbc ncck of cncb foro-nunrter. Onone bead ofcacb tierce, barrcl or half-barrol, coiituining becf of tbis descriiition, sball bc brandcd JYwnber Onc. rrimo bcof shnll consist of fut cat cattlc of all dcseriptions not bo- lore mcutioncd (oulls cxccplcd) with not morc than hnlf a ncck nnd two shanks. nnd without nny hocks : cncb tierce, barrcl nnd hnlf-burrcl of tbis dcscription shall be brnnded Primc. Cnrgo uccl shnll consist of thoso picccs ot bcef winch aro cxcludcd from mcss, nnvy mcss, numbor onc nnd primc, ubovc mcntioned,(not includiug honrts nor cnceii picccs. nnu sball bo nncked nnd m- spccted by tbe Inspcctor-Gonornl, or bis deputics, m tlio snmo maiincr as INo. 1, or 1'nmo, nnd shall bo brandcd Cargo ; lirst tnking from said nicccs cxcludcd ns nfbrcsuid, numely, from tbo cnd of thc ncck, not less than our pounds, nor morc than six nounds, und from tho slinnk und sli'm of cncb quurtcr not lcss than four pounds nor morc than oight pounds, wbich picccs tlius taKcn oft shnll not bc oxportcd Irom tbis btntc. Si:c. 2. Any law inconsistcnt with tho provis ions of this nct is hercby rcnenled. &ec. 3. This nct shnll tnko oflcct nnd bc foree from nnd nftcr its pnssngc. Approvcd by thc Governor Oct. 30, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctury of Stntc. in 17. Au Act rclnting to Pcdlnrs. 11 is hercby cnacled by thc Genaal Jlssemhly oj . siate oj Vermont, 1 hat tlic act cntitlcd 'an aoi in aiiuition to and iimendmcnt of 'an nct cn titlcd an act laying dtities on liccncies to huwkcrs imu peiuars,'" msscd Novembcr ssvcnth, ono tnousand ciglit litiiulrcd tliutv threc. shall notbo so.coj,sllucd ns to rcquiro any rcsidcnt citizcnof jiuo uiuiu iu prociuc n bccnso for pculing Ainer ican mnniifactured goods of nny kind. Approvcd by tho Governor Oct. 26, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctnry of Stnto. 18. An Act rcpcnling au nct cntitlcd "an nct to PlCSCrVO fisll ill WiTlnnnMiu 1,ilo 11 is hercby cnactrd by Ihc Gcncral Jlsscmbly of omic ly vermont, That thc nct cntitlcd "nn nct to prcscrvo fish iu Willoughby Lake," pnsscd ncsccoiul dny of Novembcr, ono thousand cight iiindrcd und thiity-flvo, be, nnd tho sumc is licicby rcpenlcd. -ffr..-.' 'M'Piovcd by tho Governor Oct. 27, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctary of Statc. 19. An uct rononlincr nn nct thcroin mcutioncd 11 is hercby cnacled by Ihc Gcncral Jlsscmbly of thc Slalc nt Vermont. Thnt nn nct pnssud JNovcm bcr sixth, ono thousand cight hundrcd nnd tbirty four, cntitlod "nn nct to prcscrvo nsu in licrun pond," bo, nnd tho samo hcroby is rcponlcd. Approvcd bytho Governor Oct. 27, 1837. C.L. Knapp, Secrctary of Statc. 20. An nct to rcpcnl nn nct thcrcin mcntioncd. 11 is hercby cnacled by thc Gcncral Jlssembly of thc tslalc ot vermont, xnut nn uct ontitlcd "nn nct to prcscrvo fish in tho wntcrs of tho town of WillinmstowiijCounty ot Urniigo,"piisscd Novem bcr tonll), ono thousand cight hundrcd and tbirty fivo, bc, und tho snmo is bcreby rcpenlcd. Approvcd by tho Governor, Oct. 27, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctnry ot State. 21. An Act establishini' tho Fla'' of tbis Stato. Section 1. 11 is herebu cnacled bu tlm Clpnrml Jlsscmbly of thc Statc of Vermont, Thnt from nnd nftor tbo pussing of'tlus nct, tho llag of'tbis Stntc bc thirtccn stripcs, nltcrnntc rcd nnd white ; thnt t... Tr..? i... t . t i i , iiiu uiiiiiu iju uiic inrgu auir, wiiuc, iii u uiuc ticuj, with tbo coat of arms of tlio Statc of Vermont thcrcin. Sec. 2. 11 is hcreby furlhcr cnacled, Thnt tho nct cntitlcd "nn nct cHtablishinc thc flue of tho inilitiu of this Stntc," passcd Octobcr tbirtv first. cightcoti hundrcd nnd tbrco, bc, nnd tho sumc is hercby rcpenlcd. Approvcd by tlio (jovcrnor Uct. 20, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctury of Stntc. . An Act in rclntion to thc Grand List. II is hercby cnaetcd by thc Gcncral .Qssemblu of oj tnc auac oj vermont, l'liat irom and nttcr thc passingol this nct, thc comniittco provulcd for in tlio cigiitccnlli section ot un act cntitlcd "nn nct nsccrtuining tbc principlea on wbich thc list of this Stnto sball bc made, nnd dirccting listcrs iu tbeirotTico und duty," shnll be nppointcd by tbe llouso of llcprcecntntivcs, to join n cominittcc of ono Scnator from cncb county, to bo nppointcd by thc Sennto. Approvcd by tho Governor Oct. 18, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctnry of Stutc. 23. An Act in relution to tho Poor. 11 is hcreby cnaetcd by thc Gcncral Jlsscmbly of ric oiaic oj vermont, as jouows: Siiction 1. Any number of towns in tbis Stntc, niny, by n votc of sucb towns, pnsscil at nny minual niccting, or nt n spcciul niccting cnllcd for tbntpurposc, unitc for tho purposc ofsupporting tho poor of sucb towns, or sucb pnrt tbcrcofns nmy bc deemcd by sucb towns propcr subjccts to bo snpportcd nt n poor house. Sko.2. Each of said towns shall nnnuulh np point a superintcndcnt of tho jioor, and tbe eu jicrintendents so nppointcd sball bca corporntion by tho iiiiini: of tho Siipcrintcndcnts of thc Poor of thc towns for wbich thcy shnll bo nppointcd, and shnll posscss thc usual powcrs of n corpora tion for ptiblic fpurposes. Thcy shnll mce -nually nt thc poor honsc, and until thcy huvc u poor ho:iso, nt somc othor plnco agrccd upon by niajority of thc aui)crinn"idcnts, tuul nt sucb otbcr timcs nnd placfa ns thoy shnll tbink cxpe dient, two thirds of whom shull bo ncccssary to form a qnorum to transact busincss. Thcy sball imvo tho supcrintcndencc and caro of all thc poor, idle und disordcrly pcrsons placcd in thc noor liQiisc of said towns. nnd shul! huvc nowor to deciuc what pcrsons aro )io)er subjccts to bc placcd nnd sunportcd nt suid poor housc ; und it shull bc thcir duty. 1. To purchuso, at tho cxpcnse of said towns, sucb rcul cstatc ns may bc ncccssary for tbcsnp- port nnd mnmtcnanco ol sucli ioor, nnd to pro vide n suitublo bouso or houscs for thcir ucconi modntion, und until sucb houso or houscs cnn bc othcrwisc proviucd, to rcnt n tcncment or tencmcnts,nnd land notcxcccding threc hun.lred acrcs, nnd cuusc sucli poor ot snul towns to bt. muintnincd in sucli plnccs. 2. To cstublish und ordain prudcntial rulcp, rcgiilations, and by-Inws, for thc govcrnnicnt and i;ood ordcr of such iioor house or placcs so pro vidcd, nnd for tho cmploymcnt, relicf, managc- mciit, uud govurnmcnt, ot thc pcrsons ilicrein pluccd. 3. To cmploy suitnblo pcrsons to bo kccpcrs of such houscs, or placcs, und ull ncccssary ofh ccrs nnu scrvnnts, nnd to vcst sucn powcrs in thcm for tho govcrnmcnt of such houscs ns shall bo ncccssary, rcscrving to tbo paupcrs nnd otlici pcrsons who niny bc placcd unilcr thc cnrc of such kccpcrs, thc rigbt of uppea! to tho stipcrin tcndcuts. 4. To purchaso thc fiuniture, tmplemonts, and mutennls, thnt shull uo ncccssnry from tuno to time for thc maintcnnnco of thc poor in said houscs, und for thcir cmploynient in labor, or munufuctures, nnd to scll und disposo of tbo pro- cecds of such labor ns thoy shnll dccm cxpcdient. O. To nssess un tbo hsts ot thc polls and thc ratc ablc cstntcs of tbc inhnbitnnts of said towns such ratcs or tnxcs ns thcy shall from timc to tuno dccm ncccssary to dcfray tho cxpcnses of pur chasing such rcul ostato, crccting tbe ncccssary huildings, und to pny ull tho necessnry cxpenscs of supporting sucb poor, wbich rntcs or taxcs bhull be collcctcd by thc scvcrul constnblcs of said to'vns in tbe samo manner ns town rntcs or taxcs nrc by luw collcctcd, nnd by tlicm pnid ovcr to tnc ircnsurer ot saiu corporntion, wno is to bo nppointcd by said supcrintcndcnts. Scc. 3. Tlio poor houscs cstablished .igrccnbl y to tbo nrovisions of this nct, shnll bc work-bouscs of corrcction in winch to connucnnd set to worlc vngrants nnd idlo nnd disordcrly pcrsons. Approvcd by tbe Governor Oct. 31, 1837. C. L. Knapp, Sccrctnry of Stutc. Dad Govkunment. Wo find tbo following iintu- ral cormnoritary on a stnktng fact, in tlio grcat or gan of Van Buretiism, tbo Washington Globo: " A RiiSERTED Citv. Tho Antworp Jonrnal of Uommcrco says : 'Tboro aro 800 Iiousus in tlns city iininliubitod.' What a coniinontary on bad govcrn nicnt." Tbo Globo nocd not go so fa to find marks of a bad govcrnmcnt. Lcl biin pass through tlio pnnoi- pal manufacturing towns in Now Iluinpsliiro nnU Massachusotts, nnd bo will find m many of Hicni n largcr proportion of ompty toncmonts tban can bo found in Antwcrp. Ilo will find nioro tban liall ol thoso cxtonsivo cstabliahmunts vvlnch wcrc formcr ly yiclding piofit to tbeir propriotors and giving compotont ornploymcnt to opcrativcs, now closcd; and thc strcanin wliich bad lcarncd to bo laborcrs without roquiringoithcrrood.olotliing, or wngcs,suf forod to pasa to tho occan nmimployod. Ilo will find povortyiuid distross creoping with no snail-hko paco ovor tho fainilios of tlioso who liavo boon niado poor by tlio titnos. Ilo will find storcs cloarnd, tuno tnonts vaoatod and tlio 'glooni ofdispondotiGy miui tling many n brow. Nor is tlio scono confinod to tlioso statos; as bo pnssos tlirongh Connecticut bc will find 73 out of hor 1)3 clolh mills lying idlo! And all for wlinl? For no othor ond tban to gratify tho govornmontin afoolish oxporimcnton tbo curroncy! With Jiow much morc proprioty might tho Globo appiy its commont to ourown, tbcn to a nation of Europc "What n cornmontary on bad govoni monl!" Portsmouth Jonrnal. From a Narrativc of Missionary EnUrpriscs in thc South Sca fslunds liy licv. J. WilUuvis. T1IE WAlt AT HAIATEA. Tho hcuthen pnriy wcro so cxuspcruted ai tbis circumstancc, thnt thcy dctormincd to tnukc wur upon tho cbristians and put thcm ull to duutli. For tbis purposc, thoy invitcd tbo cbicl'of Tnhuu to conie ovcr witb bis nrmy und ussist tbem in cflccting thcir objcct. Thoy crcctcd n house, wbich thcy encirclcd with thc trunks of cocoa nut nnd breud-fruit trecs, into wbich thoy rc solvcd to thrust tho christinns, and tbcn to set it on firc, und thus burn thcm nlivc. Tcrrificd nt tbcso uud otbcr frightful prepnrntions, Tumnton scnt frcquontovcrturcs of pcucc, but tbo invnriu blo rcply was, "Thcro is no pcnco for god-burn-crp, until tbpy bnvo folt tho cficctsof tbo firc with wbich thoy dcstroyed Oro." Aa a last resourcc, thc chief scnt bis luvoiitc dnughtcr; nnd n stnnll shower of rnin bnppaning to (lcscend just ns shc cntercd tlio cump, u pricstcss of Toimntn, tbo dnughtcr of Oro, coninienccd Eingingthc follow ing: "Tliickly, tlnckly falls thc smnll raiu from thcskics; 'Tis tbo nlllictod Toimata wooping for bcr sire." This rouscd thc siiirit oftbo pcoplo to sucb n pitch, tliat thc hcuihons shoutcd simultnncously, "Thcro is no pcncc to bo mado with god-biirn-crs, until thcy bavc fclt tho cfl'ects of thc firo witb wbich thcy dcstroyed Oro," nnd dctcriuiued to tnukc thc nttuck on thc following morning. Thc night wns n slccplcss onc to hoth parties, for tho bcnthens wcrc cmployed in listcning to tho vo cifcrntions of thcir pricsts, in l'ensting, in rioting, nnd cxulting in thc niiticijjutcd triuniphs of thc comingday; whilc thc cbristians spcnt tho bours in praycr, und in rnising an cmbankmcnt of 8tones, bebun' wbich to dofond tlicniscIvc.'J ns long ns possiblc. Enrly tho ncxt morning thc hcuthen pnriy, with llying banncrs, tlic shom of thc warriors, nnd thesound oftbo nuinpct-shcll, lioro down in un imjiosnig ntiltudc upon thc uf friuhtcd rJirisuans; inio"i kiif'3, wcro uiipplicnting tho protcction of God ugninst thc fury of ibeircncmies, wboso iuiiiibcr., whosc frightlul prcpuralions und supcrstitious mndness, rcndorcd thcm pcculinrly formidnble. A long shonl of sund stretchcd from tbc shorc of tho christinn cncnmpmcnt: in couscqucucc of wbich tbe hcuthen pnrty wcrc compellcil to land nt u distaucc oi lialt u inilo Irom tbo spot. lo- f'ore thcy urrivcd ut tho plucc of iliscnibnrkation; ono of thc christinns, formcrly u notcd warrior, said to thc chief, "ullow mc to scleet ull our cf- fcctivc mcn, nnd mukc un uttack on thc hcathens, whilc iu thc conftision of landiug. A punic mny scizo tbem, nnd God may work u dulivcrcucc for ns.'' Thc proposition wns ngrccd to; but tbe chief himsolf said, "bcforc you go, lct us unitc in prnycr." IIcn, women, nnd childrcu, tbcn knclt down oiilside thcirstono cmbunkmcnt, uud thc king implorud tbc God of Jacob to covcr thcir bouds in tbc dny of battlc, and, on concluding thus addrcsscd bis little band of faithful follow ers: "Now go, nnd mny tho presenco of Jcsus go with you." Tnking n circuitous routc behind tho brushwood, until 1)0 urrivcd ojiposito to tbc pluco wherc tbe hcathens wcro landing, thc com innndcr cxtcndcd bis little nriny nslur us it wonld rcach, nud gnvc strict ordcrsthut no noiso should bc madc until thcy wcrc emcrging from thc bush. Thc nrrungcmcnt provcd inost succcssful. Tho hcathens wcrc scizcd with consternation, nnd nftcr n short rcsistunco, tbrew awny thcir nrms, nnd flcd for thcir livcs; fort thcy cxpcctcd to linvc mct with unrbarous trcatnient, similnr to thnt wbich thcy would havo inflictcd bad they bccn tbo conqucrors. liut pcrcciving thnt no injury was sustuined by thoso of thcir brethrcn who fcll into tbo hands of thc cbristians, thcy pccpcd from behind tho bushcs, or shoutcd from thc trccs in wbich they tukcn rofusc, "Ilcrc um 1; spnrc my lifo,"by Jcsus, your new God." Tbc rcmaindcr oftbo dny wus spcnt by tbc cbristians in conducting thcir prisoncrs into thc prcscncc of tho cliiof, who rcmaincd for scvcral houis up on tho vcry spot wherc in tbe morning bc com ineiulcd bis little band to tho protcction of God. A hernld slood by bis sidc, nnd shoutcd, as thc fugitivcs nppioacbed, "Wolcomc ! wclcomc ! you aro suvcd by Jcsus, nnd tbo iiiflucnce of tho religion pf mcroy "wriioh wo bnve cmbrnced !" Whcn tho chief of Tnhan, who lcd tbe hcuthen, wns tukcn, nnd conducted, pule nnd trcmhling, into tho prcscncc of Tumutoa, bc oxclaimcd, "Am I dond?" Ilis fcars bowcvcr wcro innnctiiately dissijiatcd by hisbrotbcrchief tnin, who rcplied, "No, brotbcr; ceaso to tremble; you aro cavcd by Jcsus." A fuast was inimedi ntcly prcpnred for tho prisoncrs, whcn nearly a hundrcd largc pigs wcro bakcd wholo, with u proportionutc quuuUty of brend-fruit nnd othcr vcgetables. Tho hcaihcn sat down to cut, but fowcould swnllow thcir lood, beinjr ovcrwhclm- cd by tho nstonisbing cvcnta of tbc day. Whilc tncy wcrc thus seated, one of thc party nrosc, anu said, "This is my little specch: Lct ovcry onc bc allowr.d to follow bis own inclinution, for my purt, 1 will nevcr ngnin, to thc dnyof my dcath, worship tbe''ods wdio could not protcct us in tbc hour of dangcr! Wo wcrc four timcs tho number of prayin" pcoplo, yot thcy bnvo con- quered us with tho grcatcst casc. Jcbovab is tbc truo God. llnd wo conqucrcd ibcm, thoy would, nt tbis momcnt, hnvc bcen burning iu tbe houso wo niado 6tronir for thc purposc! but in- stcnd of injuring us, or our wivcs, or our child rcu, tbcy bnvo propurcd lor us tlns suinptuous fuast. Thcirs isa religion of mercy. I will go and unitc niyself to this icoplo." This dcclaru tion wns listenod to witb so much dclight, nnd similnr sotifiinents wcro so univcrsal, thnt cvory onc oftbo heuthcn party bowcd thcir knecs thnt vcry nig'it, for tho first timc, in praycr to Jcvo- vuli, and iiuitcd with thc uhristians m rcturnuig thunkfl to lliin for tho victory ho bad on thnt unx ions day so gruciously nffordcd thcm. On thr following niorning, nftor prnycr, botb cbristians und hcathens issuctl loithiuui dcmolishcd cvcrv ninrao in Tahnti und ituiutcu: so thnt in thrco dnys nftor this mcniornblo bmtlc, not n vostigo of idol worship rcmnnicd in cithcrof thoso isliuuls! All tlns will acquiro udditionul intcrcsl iu tho rcndcr s estimation whcn ho is informcd tliat it took )lucc solcly undcr tho supcrintcndencc of tnc nntivcs tiicumclvcs, lor ut thnt tuno thcro wns no niissionary nt cithcr of tho islunds. rt- .... j nA oofi'ee roiiAcco. Thrco nlnnts, nt tlns momcnt eonnect thrco dillcrciit nunrtcrs of uio wonu, wnicu lomgc would bnvo known but imiu ui oaui uiuor wiiuoui tucm. uninn is con ncctcd with Englnnd with scnrccly uny othci link thnn her tca ; for thrco hundrcd ycnrs tobao co wus tho solo huk bctwoen Enghtnd und"tbc Wustern world ;und Arnbiu is to this hourscarcc ly hound to us but by her coffeo. Such nrc ihc slcndcr but powcrfulsourccs of nutionul conncx ion. Tho disoovcry of coflco was not madc until thc lutterpart of tho tbirtccnth century, nud, likc muny unothor grcnt discovcry, it w.is tho rcsult of chnncc, ndoptod by ncoessity. An Arub, tbc Shoykh Oinnr, t'cll under pcrsecution iu bis own country; ho und his disciplcs flcd to n iiioun- uim iu wic provmcc ot I'cincn, wbcre, in tho dc ort, ull usuul food fuilcd bim ; u coflco bcrry thcro grow wild,nndtho distrcsscd rcfugcc, us ii wna ioo nnru lor bim to mnstieutc, tncd itscf- lcct m boihng; hc drnnk tho liquor, found bim sclf rcvivcd, und niado it immortnl. Yet. rccom mcndcd us it wns by its ref'rcsbing properties, its sponuuieous growii.., .!tj fhii morc, such is tbc nbsurdity ol inunkind.bv tho cxr.mnle of u foolor knnve, who cullcd bimsclf n saint, coirco took up wnrds of two conturiesto innkc its wuy into tbe world. Evcn in its country it wnsn dishonorcd ns u prophct ntnong bis kindrcd ;nud ns nenr us p.gyjit was, it wns not till tho third ccnturv from its discovcry thnt it insinunted itsclf into tbc sobci' jiotations ol Egypt. It is scldom ihat thc world is indubtcd to stipcrstition lor uny thing excnpt carnivnls nnd cnrdinnls, but tho follics of'the Arnh dcvotccs in thc land of tho Pharaolis, who win goiden opuiions of mcn l)y cxunvngunccs tlmt would ilcgrndc thc mulns thcy ride on, wcrc thc iirei parcmngo oi ujgyptiun cofluc-driiiking. lnoso wrctclicd pcoplc, Su;nding hnlf thcir iiiL'ins ui wuicninj'. nnd lia II tbcn- uxistcuci in mortifying tho withcrcd flcsh on thcir tawny bod ics, found coflec csscntiul to kccp thcir bodics nnd sotils togctlicr. Tho Turk ncxt ndontn,! It Biiitcd his laziucss, his Inssitudc, bisscdcntari ncss, nnd his stujiidity. Thc showy bni bnrinn wnntcd nothing but tobncco to comploto tho ourso wiucli, to tbo sluvo und tho scnsualists, turnsulltho cnjoymont of thc scnscs into cvil. nts cntaloguc ol wilful calnuuties. 1 us a rcmurk ublc instnnce oftbo pervcrsiiv of tlic huninn wil whcn left to itsclf, thnt wliilo collcc, with ull its singulnr powcr of chccring thc innui nnd rcfresh- nig tbc nervcs, took ncnrly lour hundrcd vcnrs to mnke itsclf known in Europc, uud whilc thc potuto is scnrccly moro thnn t'omitii; into usc in n Inrgo portion of tho Contincnt, tobncco took litllc more thnn hull-n-do.on vcnrs to bc known us farus ships could curry it: thnt is now thc fu voritc filth of ovcry savngo liii .vithin tbccii cum fcrcncc of thoglohc: thnt it lills thc utinosphcro ol thc Contincnt with a ncrpetunl steneli : thnt tl:o Spaniurds suclcs itus bo snys.for tbc henl tbe Dutchmun for thc cohi thc l,'renchmun bc cusc bc hus nothing clsc to do tho Germnn bo cnusc ho will do nothing clsc thc London np- prentico bccnuso 'it makes him look likc n gontlc man,' und nllbccnuso it is in its own nnturc tho lilthiest, most foolish.dullcst, nnd most disgusting praticc on tho fnccjoftho cnrtb. Blackwood. Ri:ri.KCTioN. Autunin !thy glory has passod away no lougcr do tbc trecs bend bcneath tho weight of thc nicllow harvcst, thc husbandinan has dcspoilcd thec, and thc onvious wind prowls through thy fruitlcss brancbes, as sccking furthor niischicf. Wby not sparc thy foliago? Why sucb suddcn dcstruction ? Uut u fewdayssincc thc orcluuds and forrcst wcrc iu thc most livcly green thc buds wcrc carolling thcir cnchanting lnys, und tbe carlb nppunrcd u sccond paradisc Drcnd contrnst ! Tbc sccno is cbnngcd tho trccs uro strippcd of thcir vcrdure tho green cnrpctof nnturo is fnst dying nwoj' crucl frosts bnvo ni pcd tbo flowcrbcds of thcir bloom, nnd Tho ioso bush plantcd With mntornal caro, Rattlos tlio cascincnt Witb its branchcs baro. Prchulc of wintcr! is thcro no instruction to bc drnwn from thy dcdolating uspcct ? Shall mun, thc noblcst of thc Crcator's works, forcvcr grovcl on thc cnrth, from whuncc hc wns tnken, with out onc cffort to nspirolto thc high privilcgo of his bcing ? Nor onco consider tbc cnd for wbich hc wus uindc, or bcnd his ininil to rcccive instruc tion, not only from tho volumo of nnturo, und thc vnrying sensons, but from thc word of inspirntion. Spring will rcmind him of youth nnd innoccnco Summer of inaturn ngc, nnd onlightcticd scnsi bility Autunnj nud Wintor, of tbc cvcning, und eloso oflifo. And thc word of inspiratian will tcach him tho way to Ileavcn, VVjjoro fiolds iiro drcss'd in ovor vornal bloom For joys porounial livo buyond tbo toinb Dissipatioj; tiie S3puTii. Thc Mobilo Ex ntn'iner, in latcly noticing prcvalcnco of tho ycllow fcvcr in thnt city, nnd thc cnuso wbich contributcd to its iucieasc, gives tho following judicious ad vicc to thosc who aro wont to lcad tho sumc dis sipalcd lif'c in a wnrm, thnt thoy had in u uorthcru cliinatc. To thc sourcc hcro nscribcd, may bc uttiibutod thc dcath of muny young mcn, who scck tbc South for cmploynient : " Nonc but tbe physicully bliudcun avoid tho sccncs of decp indulgcucc nnd gcncral dissipn tion wbich dnily accclcratu thc passago of somc cndcarcd fricnd to thc silcucc nnd decny ofnn enrly tomb. And ns n genornl rnlc, wc nrc fully pcisunded thnt tho supposed prcdisiios'uionofour climuto to liscnso, is incompurnbly lcss fenrfui iu its conscqucnccs, thnn nro thoso misnpent houra nnd intorminnblo cnrousuls wbich form u striking fcaturo of nlmost ovcry southcrn coinmunity. Tho naturnl wurmth und buoynncy of our uir, nwukcns congoninl fcelings in tlioso who rospirq it ; nnd ns if lifo hnd lct looso ull her swccts at onco, tho incnulious victim of his own irnpru dcnco, oftcn lcts full und broaksthc goldcn bowl, whilo cndovouring to drnin its honuycd contonta nt n drnught. Audthusit is, thnt tho cvils rcsult ingfroma wrong uso,or ratliornbsoluto ubusOj'of, hcnvcn's richcst blcssings, uro but too frcqucntly ullcgcd to tho impcrfcction of thoso blcssiu thctnsclvcs nsif hcuvcn had intcrniingjcd her ncst gut witn poison." ClKCUMSTANTIAI. EviDKNCK. TllO IioStOM Mcrcuiuilc Journnl givcs tho following rcmarku blocasoof murdcr. nnd conviction of nn inno ccnt pcrson, ns illustrnting tho uncertainty of cirT cumstnntiul cvidcncc. Tlio Journal also cinploys it usun argument ugninst capital ptinishmont. A negro who had run nwny from his mnstor in South Curolinu, nrrivod iu London in un Aincrican ship. Soon nftcr ho luiidcd hc cot ucqunintcd witb n poorhoucst Inundicss in ".Vnp- ping, wlio wnshcd his lincn. Tlns poor womun usunlly woro two golcl rings on onoof licrfingers; nnd it wus suid thnt sho had snvcd u little inoncy, which'induccd this wrctch to concoivc thcdcsign of'murdcring bcr, nnd tnking bcr proncrty. Sho wns u widow, and livcd in n humbio dwclling witb br ncp.bcw. Onc night bcr nophcw cnmo honie much intoxicntcd, nud wus put to bcd. Tho ncgro, who was nwurc of ihc circumstnnce. thought this would bca fnvornblo opiortunity for cxecutiiii' liis bloodv ilcsi'Mi. Accordingly be climbed to thc ton ol thc bouso. strippcd himsclf nukcd, nnd dcsccndcd through tbc cbimncy to tho apartuicnt of tho humdrcss, whom ho murdcrcd not until aficr u scvero strugglc, tbc noiso or wbich nwokc bcr driinkcn ncpbcw, in thc adjoining rooui who gotnp nnd linsicned to tbe rescuc ol his nunt. In thc mcnntimc thc villuin hnd cut off tho fingerwith thc rings but bcforc hc could cscnpo hc wus grupplod with by thc ncpbcw, who, hcing n vcry powcrful man, thougb inucli intoxicntcd, vcry ncnrly ovcrpowcred him, whcn by tho light of thc moon wbich shoiic through tho window, hc discovcrcd tho coninloxion of tlm v!llnl whom, bavinj' scldom sccn n ncym. hc tnnk Cm ho dcvil ! Tho murdercr then d sclf from thc grasp of thc neiihcw, anu succced- cd in niakinir his escatio iii inllirlt llin nlliilinnv But thcjH'phcw beliovcd, und ovcr nfterwurds hnd struggled, iinu Avut'd.vi.'iI with whoin jip tbo nir und dia pcarcd. Tho nc"ro, m tbo coursc ol thc slruggle, hnd bchinparcd tbo young nian's sbirt in innny placcs, wiib tho blood of his victim nnd tbis, joincd with other circunistunfCH, iuduced his ncighbors to consider thc ncpbcw us thc murdercr of his auut. I lo wusurrestod, cxannucd, niul cummiltcu to prison thougb bo pcrsistcd in asscrtitig his imiocciu'c, am! told bis story ol tlio iiuunigut vicitor, wbich appcarcd not only iinprobable, but ridiculous in tho cxticinc. 11 c wns triod, convict- ed, and cxccutcd protestiug to tbe last his total ignoruiicc oftbo murder, aiitl ihrowing it wiiolly on bis black nutagonist, vhoiii hc beliovcd to bo uo otbcr tbuu Satan. Thu real murdercr wns not suspcctcd, und rc turucd to Anicrica with his little booty but nftcr wrotnicd cxistenco ol tcn y-ure, ou his c'enthr bcd confessed thc murdcr, und rclntcd thc pur ticulars nttundiug it. An EvENTi-ur. Veak. Tho ycur 1812 wns probably thc most cvcntful of nny ui history, nu- cient or modcrn. Llnglaud was convulsod by thc riots in thc uianufacturing districts ; Mr Pcrceval lost his lifo, and ut bis dcath conuncui:- cd tbo detestnble rcign of Liverpool und Vinsit- tai t; Wcllington took tho towns ot Uuidad, Kod rigo and Dadajos, nnd won tbc battlc of'Snltuucn- ; Sijaui abohsbcd tho Pccrago nnd tho lnqui- sition, and proclaiincd bcr new Constitution ; nll South Anicrica was in civil wnr ; nnd Nnpoleou fought thc battlcs of Wilno, Smolcnski, Brodino, nud Moscow, nnd finally saw his niighty hosts. pcrisb in thc suow ; tho Engbsh hkowiso took Almarcz and Scvillo, nnd witncsscd disgrncc nud, dcfcat from thc Anicricaus at sca und iu thcOan adas. In this cvcntful ycar no less than thrco millions of Cliristians, under tho sanction of mother church and holy pricsthood, wcrc nrined for rcciprocul curnago, and all Europc nnd Anicr ica wcro mudc sluugbtcr houscs ot" tho bunian acc. Itis supposed tliat morc than onc milliou of'mcn, wonicn and childrcu wcro butchered, or otborwiso sacriliccd in this tncnioruble year. Whatanicturc of thospirit of Cliristianity is tbis! Thc Oiiiy ovont of ihc ycur 18.12 on which n ra tionnl jicrson can rcflcct with satisfaction is tho spirit of frcedom which in Spain dcstroyed tho.. Inquisition and cstablished bcr glonous uousu- lon ; nnd vct cvcn this nouio wonc w two years wus subverted by tho perjury of thomost incnn nnd oxocrabb wrctch in cxistcncc-r-Ferdi-nnnd, tho petticoat mnkcr ! UlSCONTlNUANCE OF SUNDAY TllAVEMNa IN,- E.NaLANn. Wc lcnrn from nn English pnper,thnt nt u rccout nieeting ot coacli propriotors irom uir nnrts of Eii"lnnd, hcld m Londop, it wns vcry- gcncrully dctcrmincd, to givc up, us fur us possi blc, tho truvcling ol public coachcs on tbe ouu-. batb. This incasurc wasresolvcd upon, princl nallv on tho irround tliat it would bo un nctual. saving to thc propriclors, us thcro would bo vcry ncnrly tlic samo numtJcr ot pnsscngers iuui ihuojj. cnt, thougb spreud ovcr six dnys iustcud ofscven, whilo muny oi tho cxpcnses wouiii uo nimunsii- d onc sevctith, and it wouiu uo u giom rcuei i,o thc horscs. Sovcrul of tbo proprietors wcro ui- so influenced in coniing to this decision, by reli- gious considerations. All tho coachcs between Lecds and London, (cxcept tho innils) havo therc-. forc discontinued stiirting from cithcr cnd of thcir journey on Suiuluy; uud it is tho samb witb tho Manchester, York, West of Englnnd coachcs, nnd many othcrs. Tho prnctiso promises to hc-. como gcuernl throughout tbo country, nud will tcnd inntcrialiy to ndvnnco tho cuuso of mornlity nnd religion, und will givc tho ndvnntugo of tbo Snbbnth to tbousauds ofconchmcn, gunrds, stn-. blc-kccpcrs, &c. Stago coachcs novcr trnvpl, on a Sunday iu Scotland. Mcrcanlile Jonrnal