Newspaper Page Text
.. .. .
12: r 7 yi v . :- )-; ;!:-! j-! c' '-'V' i. Xiil .... t s ..: air.rn bath: lu- tl& xh.ti-iiK K&c,htri 4T ' -J-' s.::;-;:!',-;;,; : - -v ' ' .v1--;.-.- - ; '-a'- i. :" '' ; ,' ;: ;:'. - -; -; y -.':'v r 1, j' , u v-:- : l yF0r:lhe Signal 'W lTI!E 1NTICIP1TED BEPiRTUEE OF -008 a i- Of the p'uins on tho warrior's brow, Of ibd'jrVuth tht WiU'ipedf to the battle fo (h fcfjuerhiig 5n)."6f theimniitiai arrant i; ltiiJ ll;sir cheki tj'erheaurl glow t ( i.vau..L Do think of. lhaw alone f - . " O'.tna flag tKaf d virT thVgjUe, a '-A ' Of iha mVflial ctrp,' and thf baaUiig drnrn if And tfa itltiwu'i rtutrt a tha 4olcliis; CfMntf, s i: Add lliaif comradai waleome. hai 1 , t o ye think oilaure.t won " . )l the Yictor'e psaling eong, 'i ' i'. Wkan ths itrifenhall be n'erf amrthe ioiJ bedons, Arvrtums gnaUtrejoice over many a ton,,, " ...... l. - un i'h ivho tiae proved hiimoirhoid and strong i P Jbirk of Hi8toryypase; 't r Of the n:nsi irtat einll iliVrer die', ' But be hande 1 i!orn' from 'ate to age, f ' ' While ft act hIf senile, or vat shiU ragt Or'njen'be.bbfn to augh 1 tv::uiiL. Oh! think ye not of I io8, f TJiit go" t2,h w i 1o h'ma Whn at coM aithebieatli of thenorthern breeze C(n 5ha frful tiding, he'r. heart'. tj freet - Af'ihe it and weeps alone! ii ):j t ' , . T J- . ' . . . i .. ( r ' . ' -1 1 i I , ' t ; ; What. to her is the bntnlh. ofine, t; 'WhfU she iongf Tor he loyd one's voice.? Tha.' a th.bmaod lipt may repeal. his- name, s , , Ad rehcrtme-bo-v Jie dil a it wVr becaiuo. k iiu co iniry nonurc? tnoiip ; ho hnari thein nit he hart . , . 1.G039 alai to the fial f of striiV. ',' ' ' i ' -i 1 . . - ; . ,r llf I . k. . . 1 I. - .1 1 1 J ir neroino loeinaiiaiin-u nil tiraiuj nan S And the man who wa acting so well his part, Passed the fearful brink of life.. 1 Ohf raett may give her gold," " Tiiey may 6tre her pth witn flowers v FoT tha Sdks of him who was: firm nnd boW ; 11 ii she caiuiMt smile, the heart is -old - . That hath cheer'd li e's darkest hours. Go ye now to the aged aire,' ' v "-To the mother of silver' d hair, :.;! ;!;.-,.;; . At they sit an( weep by fheir lonely fire -A ;j . For thoir absent son. will jre venture nighcr ' " And uafoifl the leaf ofdetpiir .' '( k - l . .1. s ..... t , . , Cit yo tell them how he died! L c; il ; Of the lail dear words he said, j., , r,,. , As the warm bloo.1 gushed from his wounded side Ar4 checi'd thpio on wjth a look of pride,' '' As he saak "jnong tha dead? 1 ' J r IFill thsj'thank yo'a for the talo' ' - ' -- That shell qua.cn their hoprs last tparklr.: Ah! their withered checks turn ghastly pile,T-t estl the Jocks that are: as white as the winter And their stifled cry oh, harki , It is n.it as the Infant weept r 1 , j5 ;It it ttot AS lhe mourner criee , t 0 . j n O'er fhe (rien l that at home on a pillow sleeps, --. While the angM of peace her" vigil keeps', ' - - " By the cb jcli where he lowly lire.'1 :";-.." fit. lrt ;U v::::?:--; v-t .Tis the voice of the hoppleEi heart - That froin ach tried bsom breaks . . , . .......... fJ T:' 'Til the voice of the cords that severing apart, .With the angjiih .that cannot ,bs healed by art r. Nor the baim that glory uiak ai. f '-n'i -a i ; 71 k';-'; i f Go ye back to the fields of gorei ? - ! -vrnere ine aean unounea unt Where the eye yet stare that cm see no more, ,1 AnXthe hearts are still, that an hour before Baatwilh dream ofgory hih. ;.J' - ,' J.; .v.-'V-.U ,'J .'-"; 1 u ' Mler ye not that rfy in g groan 1 J r i I -1 ? Ivi From the retcli whoin. none have found?,, j Hark! the lew low word that he.epeaks Are of ditant7rieh3,'nntlihd.j6ys of home,; ) L' Yii l they faniot either roi M t?a";. 7x:I .'Po ye fntrk thote wajon s'ow, ,..; f .As.rjey aiove to ihe'Caniii a'ay,' ; . f ,J - TtfTe'sasihtof pasn, of regret and wos,';' 5 WhiiH w iHant oiefltin f pl beiowfr';;--"7 Tno o'er many a land we stray. ! i:0 ' It it not all who di V,,rA 7a ' . Kr..4inirp lrnt HI iLlin. ' . "Who have, bartered V.hi and each -kindred -tie-, At their coiiViry'srivll to do valia:jtly,w liij .Jr. Who will wealth or honor ijim. . ---r:-j Men! even if your title's goodt'"w"V, -To noBssV thyie dlsfant. pUiTB,-.u'" - JProih n itioii's heart dieoAr' haa1f in b. ood Aud drain your own -dear veins." ' ' For that narrow strip of earthy f ilh iti greea and sun-scorche.f valei Khould ya murder a 'people of fjreign birth, f Tho' they hold their liives if littlejvorth ? c Sleek Mercy 9'er you wail r Hot (at a flittering rown nvn; i , e i 'For tha wsahh the earth eonceJir (j 4f . ;. j Wu'd.I gze on one dying soldier's V&ii-j -Cr ts Ciere when j e gri;aned,"and wa3 laidjlpvcrf It. To die tin those distant fields; .v-ir-i I hear voice, my seal! tLii )I4;f:o."! '; In'th.wn.d, ind the c'iowdd tear!., y ' . i .it wo'ld bid me tartr ixo'X liz r the f i?t r"ff drop that .;Pedj to Tali, From'ths dying patriot's hear.t.; At L've . i'..ir trrand start,'",'"' " ' ! ,rj Kic-y atiui tl.ty nsay swell the piet 1 1.'! iru,.il.;Lt'ii.cy o. . i:s0n to'f ye miy foiere'r part. liecteaani Farter The path ofglory ieiads Iwjtto thV grave." ; 1 he Chester XPeirtiLV ReDubucaa. pub Iished kt the home of ther fanfily f the iate tomrnydore rortei, a son : of whom; wa3 the second victim ' whrt fell tin) iherext ci" fight,'puhlishej a ietter from; Lieutl Porter to hisf brother WhicKv illustrates uircibiy -how- short' is ! often' the stepr -betf t welert 'glorjtirtcf ahev grave. Kile Avr ita under date of April 15, one week , before hp was kirTeJjbyihTlVIeitcda . ''The' tGeneranhal hecn' good sndugTi tcf give me t nice little job, which, should I 'succeed; will make, vne. a .Captain. , 4 ' j vwiien the Ural gun fixes 4 am.ta: start ryou 'may; bo iire v 1 look for.lhal.gun--and whea;I;writeagains I hope .Jo , be a-: ble to tell joa.l haver Iefti succe3sfu?,!-V :r 1 The Porter have all ofibem been.meri of war. ..Two.of thri soosdied ,f the ye, low fever nvhile on'governtneot duty.. i.. ? j At the meeting of vojunteers in?VVashi irigton city, bn SattSrday.efening, another ofthe;!onav? -.Lieut; c Porter -of the.avj spoke brieflyi. arid farinouncedr the ,new received froni Mextco.of the reported di$. aster between Point Isabel and the camp ofGen Taylor.f;-iHegave 60n.e touching rcniuiiscencca of hri, father and; mother,' and Ijrotheri JVhen a boyj jbU rathor had given bis brother a gun and hi nself a 8 word,- telling them, that rth i ;f af all the iiequest he-had; to --make. 1 His brother had surrcndere4 his weapon of defence on ly with: his life .and i had-jUst died in de fencd of hi-country. t-.lle-iWas ea jer, to avenge his brother's: Woridj-.irhieU ried out from the ground 7 -lit .had eytexed the navy when a boy, as an ordinary jjoarrjaiy and 'new held the rank; 6f, L.i3ute,nant;'n thi service, and was .awaiting ..orders- from the deparimeint. :S Thebridie , was upon him, and the moment it Avasoffhe. would go wherever he mighi.be directed. Siiiqe the death 6f-hU brother hq j had received a 1 letter from his mother. -?IIer - words were: "Much as I desire to see -youmy: dear son come not here; gu the other way, and, like a man defend your, country."- This was a Spartan mother, and he would revenge his brother's death or. die in the attempt.,. This was heard .vVith great ap plause, and was, by far, tha most touch ing incident of the evening. " ' ; If there are any whq caa .read such a descrlptronTof Che tinesit and hpliesV feeling ofpur naturevbeing,turned Lnto a channel bfrblood, without t dropping' a 'tear , 'upon the paragraph, they -must'. be" possessed of sterner nerves mani we :!Qejiro,,toiuoast, Chicago Democrat'? ,Y - j . ' I 0 . .. :i-tf. i;n-.. 5' ViU .i; 1 f. j T f -'j Death ori Mahomet- IrvMedina, feeling that his i death was fast approach ing, he ascended the pulpit from, which he itddressed himself ;.ta.the surrounding croud: MOh!.ye faithful,-if any one of you have reason to complain. that ; I have - ill treated him by; Mows-, herex?wjtny tiody, Jet him return them; if I have ' wounded the reputation of any one, I am: ready , to restore it on the apoL". Ar man. here in terrupted him, and demanded payment of a debt amounting to three drachms, Ma. hornet paid him, and said;'. "It is more ea sy to suffer shame, in this : world : than, in the other". This task finished, he betook himself to his bed,' which be, peyer. more quitted. - The evening hefbre . his death he would fain, have dictated a newr-bap-ter of a Koran; but j the4 friendi who.stood round; himl would not allow, it, thinking that' his- weakened mindmight .perpjex his. followers: with somt? strange doctrjnej It were better. if they1 had permitted himr for as jlhertraveler,-when,,he gains the summit of a hill!, look a back, and pe rce iy es not only 1 the -road :.byuwhich he ha cortte, but ja'so his-position ia, and rela tion to the surrounding country,sp:Ma hornet, at.that ;critica , moment- set free from the influence of prejudice4 or passion, may, hav seen, jmpfe clearly .hov far his ownlcondyict harmonized with lhaV plan whiib hM conscience . pointed out as the plan of the Creator llappily jf Ke had been permitted to speak, - he might have modified :maqh-,andj suppressed -.some .;of the doctrines ;; which, -have' .stace., then, so troubled and perplexed theworld-'., . B;ut they would not -let himfspeak, so the, night parsed. :.in ;!veepjrgj.and(,?Yatchingj::and when jh(j mjrningj. dawncd-jhere., was. a .sound pnaentatiQtVJiijd;tbe tniaarc and faotis( topwhildt couriers .ycqron s wift iboied camels , to rjn)clai:n amongst, the tribes of the. desert Mhat their, law giver T.. iT... . , , :. r (There is a- mountai n at - the h e ad of the Gulfvof: Bothnia, where jon the. 21st ft' June, the ;sun does not go - do wn , at ail.-rr-Travelers go iup there to see jt.jT A steam boat goes from Stockholm for. thepurpose qf carrying tbose who are curious , to wit- pess. tnis pnenomenonr.ii ..onijr occurs one night. 'The' sun' goes; down t to the hoTison,yoo can see thq whole, facci pf it, and ia va minutes it. begins to rise- '1-' An E x peki ?iE?fTAr Tod dy-- Yoq ve had five gin toddies already this morning 5aicl aibar.keeperJ.yesterdayito pne bf his hard . easterners,,, who had called for "the: - ,t" - -- t - - .'- . ;' 1 -....Have XI!. inquired .thy.nap' 'ti j ctoer will jet you crunk''" n" , j " .VeU 'Idon't Jinow-'make .rno.'. one end vre'll gee .. Its always beVttoba trj-! tt, exrsrinentf.:,."! ; . ' . - - . - t 1 ThK" HALLifo F THE ;3I' TE2UJ5 A S.f-- RIontezutna;. II, ascended the Mexican throne A.I)J lo02,t at- the age of tweuiy three, ,J)ebrewMejicQ had beendiver, i ..bEuropVafis)'",. .Oth; June: 1525, in thftforty-secbnd y'ear of his; a'g of wound si nflicted" hy i heS pa hi s U 'dtscb v? eriesvrbbin had Jnvited to his royal palace. tTI iatona'ns - agree '. id' admiring bis character. r.. r, , r..,....f. . -, f OiVascend"ng jhe throne,'" not content with the gpacloas'residerice oir hTs- father, he erected aholher, much '.' more rridgniB cntfrohting'on' the plaza mayor tt Jhe pfeseht city o Mejtic6.i'vist'vas:'(hrs' gre at st rue tu r th at, as- on e .of the hi sio Hans informs us, the spice, covered by its lerfaced roof might have affordedoorn fir thirty knights to nititheitlWueVa .in a! regular taurnar, .His tathers palace aithough hot so high, wri? so extensire that the visitors .were too " much fatigued in wandering . through the apartments; ever ti see the whole of it. . The palaces'were built of Ted. stone1; ornamented with 'iriir- H9; the armf of the Ibotezutha family (air eagle bearing fa tiger in hi talioni) neing: sculptured over the" main entrance. Cfys " tifl ;.fouhtains, ledty Jh'e 1 "great re scTVoirs oh tho neigh boring Ihtll, p'ayed in the vks bails and'gardens arid supplied wa-:' tef to hundreds pf marb!6' 'baths' id tlie ih tenof of'th'e 'palace.' Crowd of : nobles and t r i'hut a f y chic ua in s we re coat 1 n :i a 1 1 y sauntering, through the halls, or lojternijr away' theirr hours '.J'n' attendance on lln Court. :': Rich :CafyingMn wood ; ad thence jlingsV, beautifijl .mats'. WfpaTm leaf; covered the floors".' , The waHfvere liu.ir J with cotton 'richly "stained," the' skins of wild animal or gorgeous draperies - of! feather work wrought in imitation of birds insects and flowers, in globing radiance ofcolofs Clouds of incense from gdden censors diffused intoxicating odrs throu;li spjendfd .apartments becupied by the thai? hundred an! eighty wives and live bund, red slaves of M mtezuma. ' ' 4; ; He encouraged science and.Jearnhig, and public schools were established thro out the greater part of his empire. T.u city'of Mexico in hi3 day nutnbared twice as many inhabitants .as at present, uni one thousand men were daily, .employed in watering and sweeping its streets, keep ing them . so. clean - that a man might trats erse the whole city .with little-danger of soiling his feet or his hands. A- carefu; police guarded the:ity Extensive arse tals,.;graoeries, warehouses, an 'aviary for the most beautiful birds, menageries, houses for .reptiles and serpentina- collec tion of human monsters,' ,tih 5 ponds buhl ofinarble, and museums and; public libra ries, ia.ll onjhe; most extensivo scale, ad ded their attraction to the great city of the Aztecs . .Grorgeeua temples in, which human' victims were 'sacrificed, and their blood baked in breador their bodies dress ed tor food tqjbe devoured by.thb people at religious festl valsr-reared. their pyramid al aitars far-above the highest eduices. Thousands bftheir brother man were thus sacrificed annually.' The teinple Maxtiii, their war god, was so coVi strutted that its great alarm gong, sounding to batte rous ed .the valley' for three" leagues around, and cajled three, hudred thousand armed Aztecs fb the immediate' relief ot their monarch, ., So vast-was the collectioii -of birds of prey jn a building devoted ' to them,' that 500' turkeys, th 'cheapest meat iu .Mexico,, were allowed , for ' their con sum'piion daily,. . Siich were the ''Halls of the Monfezumes!'" 1 j " ''"' J ' .'Thb summer,re?iderice of thei monarch, on the hill of ChapoltepecoTerlbokiiig th city, was surnmudtid ly gardens' of save-! rai miles' in extent, and here were preserV ved until the middle of, the lasl. ee titury, two' statues of the Emperor, :'and, his fath-' er.' " The great cypresstreestjncler Which the Aztec r sovereign andt his associates once held their' "moonlight revels,.' still shade the royal garden si ' Some .'of ' them fifty feet in' circusiference, ,are several thousand years old; but' are yet as" green as in the days of Monlezuma, whose ashi e3,uor"thbse 'br his ancestors reJider! sa credin the .eyes of the native' Mexicans the, hi !)s,bf Chapo'tepec., NatDrat ! decay a ad. a wa ni t j g ' pb p ul a t i o n ; now- ma rk ' d i e seat of p.iwer of the gfeat. Mdntezuinas. 4 .' -.7 A' Fajwy of ,SyiiBH?-trrThe' Boston Traveller says that a;riend,:intbrm3 .the jeditor that an; ..ancestor of - his wife's,., on the Island of .Marti ntque, wa the father pf:30 sons hy one, wife, and that, during the attack on -the Island by the English, he was . t hCoC Ta regi ment. of volu nteer militia, :inj the . front rank, ofwhich the ichqlc thirlg vverei stationed. ... ; f: . y. ' ' I i-'ra -J y i . . ! ? -iXT. I rt"T r. L i - ;Forly Years isriv-s, . Forty years ago, literature ment learn ing and was supported by common sense. Reflned nonsense had ,no advocates,; and .was pretty generally kicked, out oCdpors.; .-. Forty-years : ago, there were hut few merchants . in .the, country,-:orj insolvent debtors and they, rarely' imprisioned, for debti-rs j ... - ''. .,ru u v.-Forty year? agoiToung.;la3icsofrthe- uv&l -respectanu uy;- J e ar n e q.mus ic uui.ti. m.isic of the. spinning wheer, and Jearned the necessary " gteps of dancing in follqwing ltv Thei r "fort e piano was . a-1 oora the i r parasol a broom,'. -and' .their novels a Bi-' oie, .' . .. . .. ; r i x? . t. "ii suini.on, rans ana. some,oi luo Quar- -rF0 years ago, yQtwg gentlemen holt.r,iof w-stm-ter"''"- v M'M corn.chopFed wood at .the - door,nd, wentJ-;-f . hi Ul uoo Ins to: school in the winter to learn' readih'r j writing and arithmetic. " .; T " ' - f Forty years. ago, '.there. wertT no Vtich things as balls in the summer, and 'few in the winlerexcept snow lmlIs.V 1 ' ilbrty.years agoif a mechanlcfpfbpbi ed todii'your work, you' mighrdepend on his' word; it would be done,1": : " ,l5 Forty year's agbi 'when a mechanic- fin ished his work he was paid for' it.1 f 1 r j Ftirty years agi, printers 'Were paid and were therefore euabled tb pay toeirdebtsV -VVhat a falling off!' "' 4;VJ Education; ( ; Every boyshould havo ..his ; head, , his heartland bis hand educated. ' Let thir truth -nsyef be forgotten,'-By the proper education, ef the head ho" .'will Ve ' taught what is good and .what sis evil,; what 1 is' wise, apd what is foolish, whatfs riglii and what is wrong. : By:t he proper education of th'e heart, he .will ba taught to love what is good,Twise arid right, and to hate, what evil, foolish a nd wrong;'.' a n tj by' p rope r ed ucation of the hand, he wifPbo Vnabled t -.upply his wants, to add tq his coLnfonsi and. to , assist tbos'e . around" him. -.The highest objects of good education" are ' lb reverence and obey Q d',andylVv:eaii'Jl' e ve ry t h i n g tha t he 'p.; these. objects, is'.br'grcjit. us m attaininr he head is ever ready to, 'do'obd; 'Jorderv rnd peace smile, a round,, and 'sin-au i ;s "!' dw are uLiijit uaknbwnl-'-B'aaViiiiv'-''1' - ' hiexico; ;-;v Some accbunt,':both ' geographical and statistical of the .Mexican Hepublicrmay be of interest at this timei Our relations with that country- are likely tb render a preliminary knowledge of its :-' conditibn'& geography especially useful." '' Tha nattirai features of Mexico are out lined with great bo!dntss.; : As'the: pen hisu'ia between the Gulf and the Pacific narrows towards the isthmus the land ri ses higher into' mountains and mountain" eivation, all bearing traces of Volcanic origin. The city of Mexico stands 7,400 miles above the level of the Gulf, although it seems to be in a valley; for it is encir cled by mountains and is situated in a vast plain ol alluvial format on.,: ' " ; '; ' ' The territory of the republic extends from latitude 1) south to 42 degrees north (a point of position -no country is morti ad vantagebus ly situated for it commands both oceans Vookitig towards'rr Europe and Asia; it is connected by the Gulf and Mis iissippi with' every part of North America and -to the: southern por'ibn i'bf the conti nent, it has every facility of approach on either coast.: ; The ronte ' of - commerce which i3 one day to unite the Atlantic and Pacitic, and to' bring Europe and tho East into approximation; which is to leave capo: Horn to its; stormsand concentrate "the trade of the world in central America must pass thro the territory of the Mexi can Republic i.i The contiguration of the country gives to Mexico almost every variety of climate 'tropicaron-tho coasts temperate on el evated table lands- chilled with perpetu al snowon the mountain summits. -The qualities of ts soil are equally c various," It'prbduces the growth of numerous lati tudes. and such is the fertility of its valleys that with industry and skilful cultivation it would be niade the ; richest cbuntrylin the world. Those -regions.- which ;dre made barren by rugged mountains,- m0rc! than compensate for their 'agricultural poverty, by the gold and silver emliedded in their lKsom.-v:j tu? jrJi;:iu 1-? " The population of Mexico is supposed to range from S Uo 9,Ot0.000. :' Of these; more than two tilth are of the Indian racci Those of bur Santa' Fe traderi; who; have: gone into the interior towards the city of Mexicospeak oriarge and populous towns with tine edifices, along; the router; rrChi huahua,;Zacalecas, San i Louis s Potor- these and other.tbwii5,srne. having j.0tK0 inhabitant?, afe found Jiuariheminicgdisf trictsor' ia the rich v'alleys'of the interior; For years past the northern;. frontier ha lieon; subject ui the litrrbads -of the: Cam aaches. who; sweeping suddenly. d6voi ori 5 swift fiurs e 9 devastate' .t he 'ebari try Ac then with their plunder makc"-a speedy re treats The un warlike character - of the Mexicans is shown by th -impunity! with yhich" theses invaders carry ori lheir fry rays-outrages which , tbey dard- nob tu tempt on the Texan' settlements since the severelessons v they received from the Texan. rifles.. After passing the frontier of the northern "departments the .Mexican country presents af aspect of goodculti-vation-:,' Farmt plantations, yillazes and towns are seen with all the usual accbm-? panimenfs ' of a rural lifo in'a well peopled district'.-5 W ."iiv-:f?:j m'ilj coiir,h : 1 'To th: citylbfoMexico iheiapprOach is ascending from .every direction, -That : capitat stands,-crowning, as it were, the; magnificent ' regions of whichit js the "cut- m mating 'point'.-. It is nearly midwat-be tweerV Vera Cruz on the Gulf arid AcapuK co, on She-Pacinc.v-ravelkfZs speak in: glowing terms of its splendid and imposing; aspect iMexico is.onq f the j finest ciuj ies ever built by Europeans in ertheK bem-; jsphere. says Humboldt, with "the'excep-i tiort of. iJt7rsburgh, Berlin, Philadnlphia,' vn!ueL ard e ve ry thing' i ha t h : nue rs'us 'U onmparatively wbrthTei .AVlii .w!!.; reigns in tho hoad, abd love "iu.th'e '.'hea'i t ' 1 The' imposirigappearaocc: of this Span ish built city, seems to have made a. strong impression on Humbolt: for he recurs" to it more than one. Trotn a singular com ic iderice of. cfrcu'iristancei-7 he. gays, I have 'seensttcco3sivcly,wil.hin a e very' hort time; Limar! Mexico, -.Philadelphia. Washington, Fari'llhome, Naples, and ine largest cities ot uermany. uy com paring together impre fsions; which fotrow" nj Hpid $uccessiHs,wo'--tire i?cnibleil to rectjly: arty jipinion which- we majhayft adopted. . Netwithstanding such uuavoid oble comparisons, t which several, ope, would think, must bave proved 3 djs'adran lageous to Mexico,-it hasJett ft rec"otecti6h of grandeur which I principally .httributb tb tho majestic character of its situation and to the surrouoding scenery.,, Bait. . t i As we were upon the subject, Ave will iMorte is aootu seventy, live miles. the hanks' 'in both these fivers li A strip :( .i';1and; elendihg'vi mli'es 'elacJt Wa v:".! lb ' r'elv is aT wnrtft-'" uiii interior o 3lexico. ,' . - - -.,' : ' The ;DetSo-rtii ;h"astTiiny harsf Vb that only . vessel's of yeryiight dratt of water cab go ' up to'ata.'nras ' Abbrei it is navigated by scows for' a hundred miles. Thedtstauce froVnfMatam'bras tb "the Gulf is lventrsix miles; arid 'to Point Is aliel someting more; -: The Point is a poor place to land inerchandiseas a --vessel cannot come within a mile of the'shore. The distance tbthe city of Mexico i from nine hundred, to a- thousand" niiles." A stnall niail is transported rthe f whole 'dis tance4, on horseback," 'at the. fate Yof sixty miles a day; and becupics' sixteen days. From Vera Crbz to "the city bt Mexico is 400 milesover an excellent madodamized road, which 'wa's built'by the Spanish govi ernment long5 ago, and is now 'in" good re pair. ' Uesides this .there'-are no'Tnade roads in Mexico,' except in the'immediate neighborhood ofthe larfre' toVns.'J ' ' WaW gonsfc and even coaches,' pass from Mata moras Mexico' oveV aiiaveled road pas sing through all varieties1 of cbiintr', and with great la.bor.JbarnaZ of Commerce: j .-rl;.'HEXICAN;(.r; ir.:,: c J The following is an extract from atJis- patch addressed to President Paredes by Gen. Magia,' before tho" battles "'on ''the Rio Grande. .Wonder. where' Stasia,. is about these times.' . .'.-i thdl ;.... ; - In?, order to; act -Vith jurlgment,rifree from the exciteme"nt, or rather thb patriot, jic tire within me at the 'sight f the gtar spangled -banner "floating "over tho waters of the Rio Grande, I allowed the first mo ments to pass without acttoti. Calmness having resumed its iezlfl Reflected "that the 'river 'wa ott broad to admit of the enemy's being" reached T by f our swords and bayonets unquestionably 'superior Uv his, and that a cannonade would orilv'proi duce a" useless sheding of blood, 'hesides damaging'thd cityi' whose buildings are not Very; strong. - I therefore resolved on awaiting the arriykl 'bf Gen; Ampudia when, 'Avith our "United 'forces -We -might give a decisive hlow -with the certarnty that not a"sing!oi American 'Would escape; -j'I;haie-;-taken' iall due precautions'in strengthening; tho works here and rais-" ing forti tications so as'to coverthe'ijvhole line; In the meanwhile I have operated agai nst the morale of the' e nemjr, i nt r'odu-' eing discord lieiw'een the two: generals commanding; inspiring cthem.;'riritually' with xirgost for each her,- WrtliJ the; only man of talcut among ', the'nv his lie signed, and ifhe!eaves, as I'bivLie've"l:e will ; :Tayi o r ;a ! orfo ;Te ma i n s ii c b m ni a' ml; und.s'-fori him.it.wouicIbe,noconiplinM?n: ttio'iir tcojioJtfvuien,1 im coinpnifu . hm with tber most wiexcbdd Mexican .Tailor. fchaves also. encimr&sedidtiHeriion - aniring" the A merican ronpsf hnd Troni I the!f28th ultimo no .fewer than 2iJlh)ops,; and;, four !aves have passexlinverjtd us.; U Irr. short the if iumph bf. the Mexican nrms : Is J past all doubt,; cither with the reiniljrcements I expect, or .with, the force undermy com mand. ;i Should theypass the river; their worn is open. n cs I ... .1- fAbout-. r buDdred yc.ar4: ago i there lived jn Bpstbn a allQw,candler, He was iOQc .ignorant, to giyorand too poor 4o.pay,;rfor-)hiSif children'sjn&tmction, -but bewax a; .wise, nd hpnest : mar,l .and the.re:W'as onl.on.e; pock upon . whose, pro cptsjie. relied, as beings abje, to,; instruct hts .children how to. I've ' prosperously jn this world, as ! well aa Aa . proparjs.for ack- nlherjiye are toldthat he;dailj:; repeat-: -cd.t.o.themrlth's'prQVeis eest, (hqu ,a manjdUicent-in j.hi huincssl.-Hc. shall stand Jxjfore kings." In tl9 coarsj of time- tbisr,talbxY-c-"aQClIer .V.d ana was Jorgot Jcrt v ut. ho good seed ,had ialjen upon good ground. I Ooe, of his.- little . boyso beyedhif.jfathersj, instruction; he '-was dilige'nt in his fiulsness, and be did stand before kings,, the, list- representative-of his native land!., v He lived as a . philoso pher, to snatch the lb'htnin, from heaven; oiait; a. iew tucis, wntcn we-gainer irom intelligentAmerican merchant, who had reside I at .Mu'aiiitiras - for eight yearsl Th'edistance froin th'o'NuecW to" iheDel on ir s i bar ren .:' Matai ii: i aT i s .1 1 c a ! t h 1 h e yolFoXv fo'ver' ne ver app ,:a'rt fg thi'Vc morV ibU'u io'lNew': York and sb U'.is'ihrough as a statesnan, to wrest t" - . : r t tyrants. .'And. when he c'--- r ;';..' that it" was, the tr.orai .cl.';; : '.:' father added to tho" .i les-rnir" I packed up in a town j-ehooi in Bo::c t .which he owed his success, hi3 hap .i. ahd hisrrputatfon. .He did what l a could ta testify dTow sensible ;he 'was r f these obligation, Hhequeathed .JibersI ly to his nativd city, the means ofifcducir.' the yourgtqimprovo ithrir, advantage, and tb enable the 'industrious tosuccccd in their callings. "And he greeted a rnon -upent over his father to tell his virtues to ithother sgeBut the glorr of the fatter was in the child. His son's character we3 his noblest montmientrThe examples that spn set, of ;lndu?tryy perseverance and " economy, have eicited and and aro eici many tb" imitate - thcmrAn i thousands, yet unborn, may owe their success and happinessto the manners in which a text,, was enforced.-bv-a tallow chandler, upon ? Benjamin. Frank in ' I .- ., r m ,,i tJL , ' An eastern paper, say: The r greatest ..: casebf love is .that;-cf-a youth, in Ken-; tacky, .who got into a hallow tree, whero ho lived a vyhle we'ek7pceping through U not-hole "at his lady-love, a3 fche" tat ' sevlng; bearskin petticoats ather window." ' ,-vAiiSEKie;---re,iearn. mat ar rangebtMits jiave "' beeri mad by soma American 'merchants at Havana", to taka but Mexican lellers : of marque in order to prey 4ipbnt American rommercc. The Consul?at ; Havana: has ; transmiaed the names ofat least ttvo:fo our. government. It is certain,' however,-that whoever ia found on board these privateers, riot a gen. uinb Mexican citizen, will -lie suspended as pirates at tho yard arms qf our nation al. vessels rand those in the this country who are engaged in fitting them out will be , hung as traitors, Delta. - ' " i DaBADFOt MrnosK. A correspondent of the Albany, Atlas .writes from Coop- . erstown, Otsego Co May 12as follows; t A most daring" and horrid mbrder 'was 1 committed in the town of Milford (near Colliersville,) in thiscountry,;on Saturday i the 8th inst, which filled the entire com munity with terror.and gioom. It appears from what information I can derive, that a shinglestbsking bee : was 'held at tho? premises of a MrShcttler'tjat which many neighbors were in attendance, and sevaralf of them became intoxicated. A scene, of, riot ensuedas tlio.natural consequence .A ' man named Nathan Tiflany came to tho bcene, and was immediatly attacted by a person. named.XevivClearwateV Mr..T.' seeing him intoxicate retreated, but was: followed by Clearwater, who fatally stab bed him in the bowcls'wiih a pocket knifu Mr. Tiiltny left for home (a distance cf 'about twenty rodj)' holding his entrails in with his hands, which had -been exposed; by thestab be, had . received. - Clearwater - followed him to bis house, determining to ' j"Uni3H;nrn?' 6h thejspbt,'butwas beaten " from the'hbuse by Mrs. ;T. "with the fons'sw' ' This waa' between, seven .nd eight: oV clock in the eyenin. ' Clearwater imme diately fled, but was arrested the next day -at Jack'sonporough, in the town of Mary landtaken back to Mil ford; had his exaixv' " ihattorT on Monday, and was committed t -. jail to-await his trial for. murder. cMf ;T. i: j ,!ir n i ' i - ' ' -. ' iiogereu uu. C5uncayf,wr.cn ceatn pome tq bis relief. ryisitei.''thQ.'71r"tsr3n iofrliizhTr: the prisoner;' and conversed with him J about the affair during Avhich'tears " were seen trickling down his cheeks.jHegavet an undisguised history of the bloody deed and said had. it not been for liquor . j he should never'nave'beeO 'caught itrprisonl lie is :23 -years of age, and has heeri "''aoU dieted toj iutennpexance' for several ycarsi MVhat a wavning'to youTigmen this should be, to. neyer tasle. of .. t hepoisonous ctip, whTcja " has' caused'' 'rnany ,V tear "to' flow and many"a kiiid h'eaVt to'thfob Avith: anguish. It sliould Vest deeply on the niindi of vaiers, who maaWdutqrmiae, the: fata 2 TuK-CtibLEHjtlThis1 destructive i 1 . - scourge of humanity seems once more oil its? way foivagethe cOnttnenUof Europe, originating,.. aV before, irv- hc hear? of Asyij-Noribernl'ersia being the first quar ter in which it was noticed; it is approach! Fhg-1 he 'cbh lines of Europe; The ch ief citi ies.of;Pcrsia already; counts by-thousands their 5dcad, ? who , have feller . victims to Asiatic cholera. The line of route taken by its appears to be alnibiV.duq wet,' for It atfacked;J in singulaf ' succession, the cities t)f Bokara.' Herat .Mesbedj Teheran and Isp&hao.wbi!o recent accouuts. from Odessastate that, two or three .cases of Asiatic cholera had deeii oiis'qrvrj at Tifils." Should it bontinue to advance at its, pres ent' rate;it'-fnay Ke - looked for'in 2 a very short time '.Indeed, it is stated from Riga that U has already broken, out fat Oren berg and. Kasan, and that several persous at ot. retersDurg have beer, aUacked by the influenza; a diserfsb that usually brei. cedes th'e chdlera-J proper JnrccautionarT moasyrcsoiight, therefore, to, be taken tq. check the progress of tho cholera, in dua "time", for arriving as it will in' tho. niidjlb bf'the snm'mcfjlhe 'season most favorable for its deyelopmaKt" and prcpagation, thd. .cnnseqttencein t!: 8nsely crowded towns and cities of the continent will bo awfo!. German ''Paper," " ;' " . ..n-: i '.-- ; " ' ' -.. Education is a better safeguard f. r I.":., crty than a Etandir -r arrr.v. n : J,;---..-T ' ' i 4 I i. I :;;;: - ;. . .