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V I1E Stubscribeis beg leave to inform their
k frieuds and the pnlahic genera!*v. that they
are now receiving their SfPRINt. A ND dL'A3
Ma E It. Sa.ck of G00( DS i-ounsistiang ofC
Bllack ond bate black Italiatn Lnstring Slks,
Colored Gro do nap do
lilack Siuclhew do
Super. Black llomazinaes,
A good assortment Ladies ttncy 1 Ialnkrc-hiefs,
(10 do do do d t Helt ibbhlibons.
Ladies black and white Silc and Cotton Gloves,
do black and colored Kid do
do blic, white & color'd Cotton & Silk Ilo.;e,
do green, white and black Ganzve Veils,
Plain, Jackonet, Mull. Swiss, & Book Mt-dins,
Figured and Chc1ed do
Al nslin Worked Collars,
Paini Bohinet Footing and F.dgitgs,
A good assortment of Prints, Uinghaum and
Printed Jaclkonaet (o
Plaid Swiss do
Printed French Cambries.
An assortuent of Ladies lionnets,
Bonnet and Cap iibbonas,
AlIso,for Gentlehmern's Sumon r It'car,
Black, blue anld bowna Camazblet,
Black nud brown twilled Stmmer Cloths
Brownt and white Deling, and brown .tainens,
A few pieces ieorgia Nankeens,
White & color'd M rseilles & Valencia Vesting,
Silk Pocket hlandkerchiefA,
.j.uso.jl1awk. llwtud iuvisible Green Broad
Gentlencaa's color'd, white and brown hair I lose,
do plain and pleated lombazine Stocks,
do dto dto Satin do
dIo Liten Bosoms 1and1 Collars,
do black and colored Hosk. Gloves,
4-4 Iri-s Linens aid Bleached Shirtinags.
A good supply of3-4, 7-S and 4-4 brown Shirt
ing and 5-4 Sheetinags,
Plaid -and striped Dome-stics. and Bed Ticlings,
A large supply of Satummer lat.,
(etttemen's Shoes nnd Fine Pnoap-,
Ladies atnd Mi.ea Shos tand line Shippers.
School Books, Cap and Titer Paper.
Also, a gencral assortuent of
Hardw are, Saddlery. Crockery and Tin Ware,
Together with a auptply of
Vanicluse Osnabiurgs anmd Cotton Yurnq,
Anl many other articles too tedious to etunerate.
They f'eel very thankrAl for the liberal patron
age heretoiore received. and hope by strict atteni
tion to business to merit a cottinaance or the!
s11ame. NICHOLSON & PRESLEY.
Edgefield, March 14, IS38 it,(
New Sprimng and Sunanaer
G 0 0 1D S.
II' Subscribers respectfCully infoirmta
their customners and the publiek genaer
ally,that they hove jaust received at large sut -
p'y ofeaoice Enaglih, Frencha and Atteriecana
goods emanbracing every variety of sia pl e an1d
f anCy goods, suited to ilo Spring and Stim.
ier trade. Also a large supply of Uroctrics,
Crockery1, Saldlks, Hals, Shoes and Iioob.,
all of which they will sell on the umost rea
sonablo terms. for cash, or onl credit to
Those wvho wi'sh to get goodh bargainas will
do well to give themn t enll.
GI. L. &. tI. PFitNN,& Co.
Edgefield, Marcha 14, 1838 tf U
New Spring aund Suunnuer
C L 0 T IIL7NG,
W E h Iave jus~t received a beatutilial naart
mntl of (GOODS for Genatlemaena's Smn.aa
tmer C!outs, Pantalaons iad l'ests, wvhichi thev tare
pre pared to have maide tap in the mtost F'A'Sil.
10 ')AlfLE STYLIE, amtl ont reasonaale termas.
Also, a genecral assortmaeant Iteady Made C~o-rna
noc, suited to the season.
HAfTS, SHIOEM A N) BOOT'S.
I 200 Pair of Shoetas andl Bhmts emabracinage'very
style and variety haive j niet bteen reaceived by th'e
Sublscribters, which together with their fi'rmaer
Stock. make a genteral antd comxpheto aassortament
selom fonnid ini the contry.
Also, a haandsouano asaortmnent of FA SII IONA
BLIE 1i AT'S, stilted to the seasoan. To which
they inavite the attention of their customeaars.
G. L.. & E. PENN & Co.
I'dgefield, March 1-1, 18:H ti;
Selhool and~ Miscellanueous~
l IE Subascribers have- ont hanud n en..
eral assortmtent or School i ad MielJU(
ianrous looks,nmiaongsLtvwhich arc Sniiaha's
AtheeSmith'5. Geography and .\tlas,
a S i t h s - G r a m na r , w h i e b at i g l
G.L .PE NN, & Co.
ITUST Reaceiveda a fresht suapply of' IN DIAM
*P PA N AC E A tat the I lgeietld 'Medhicine Stor<
Ei?.-efi..lt Cf'' - f Aa .. kJ.7tc n h.
[FonL -r:tk: A v)l:n-'ris::n. j
Afrble tribute to the memcmorg of 31 ns. .. Statnas
reho departed tids t c January I si, 1: .,.
IHer mind well stur'd with richest lore,
IIcr hosoma open it the poor.
IHer virtue crowned the w1hole;
I1er works of love and charity,
Were iade Complete, that all iniai lit see,
The goodness of' her soul.
11er children dear, en-nied her care,
Their tender minids to fin In iand rear,
To deeds of* hotnest finine;
Th1is Iaviig dote, sie went away,
And lel slurviving frietid. to stay,
''(o con-eerute her name.
She's ne tojoin her spouse so dear,
it fliss bteyonid the reach of' rear,
Where troubles cannot come;
Thent dry your tears. ye mourters till,
In death she rose, no imore to fill,
'romi her eternal hone.
Tle very day on which she died."
Dtid seem to say come hither hitide,
'Il bainzuuet's spread inl view;
Whole years the fi-::st you Omiml enjoy,
No broken title your peace shall cloy,
No) renant left 'or you.
While I iunumbered realms coniatid,
Or, onl Iy self existence staind,
Your happinesshshl last;
No power above my rtd'ant throne,
Nor deeply gulfecd itn worlds unknlowi,
Slall your sweet comisfoits blast;
Your thoughtful nud expanded mind,
Took a wide range. was ever kii.d,
Unstained by silly pride;
Tite fpoor, the wretched, starving poor,
Did gain lmnitanuce at your door,
Your stores their wtns hupplied.
Now angels chitt the bridal song,
In -trnis tb - cths t-mi Ln. -acE-k.
Make till this pahace ring;
Ye seraphs go, itn regal show,
My spouse is4 coinittg fiom below,
And hear her to the kintg.
A Fu:Nso Is Ft.otmDA.
* Thiatire verse has refibreice to 31 rs. Sin
kus, fha inig ltied ont the first day of the year.
A N EX.uti'K wOnTHY or It-.vrioN.
Ve observe itt one if' t file of Matagord
(Tcxas)papers, received yesterday, a col
respoidence between Mlirabeau H. Lama,
and Thumas .. Rusk, upont the sulject (
the candidaey for the P1residency of tihe R(
piiic. 1lot i gentlement hald beent spoke
of ftr the oflice, und when Mr. Lamar wu
applictd to fur permi;sion to ninotince K
tImiiet, he n rites it tle fullowing --train I
Mr. R usk:
(u:x.N. I usK:-D ar Sir--I iave ju-t rc
eivetd a Ictter fron. s:veral dliistkin!ihe
:etitlemnti, our timitnal t rIhietnids, iftvitituv it
t). becioe n' eannlida ' for thel- next Ptre
dotney. As you have been spokei of* ver
exteinsively Ior tie sameic hi-lh olice, I lit
anx1iotus tt see you be'fo. i _ive a finutal ti
swer* It is itmportam tat harmoiy at a
times shoutil be preserved in ottr countr
anti, a Ithe prt etseit period any violeit cmnii
for the Chfiel' Magistrary, Could ia fnil I
be extretmely prejudicial to tie peace an
prosperity of the countmry, but might real:
prove fatal to its best hop s. I kow a .t
yout. as wvel Iats mtyse!f', mtust depreeni
these 'onsequtences andi wohtf thie view
atvoid themt, I thintk it aill imp lortant thtlat n
Slilouldi have a f'ree attd uiireservedl contvel
sutiont, tandt by 'omtin'tg our v'iews, coni
tot some concut'sio, whtieb, whIiist it. nay I
anitisfiietory to outrselves, wvill be mtost cot
dict ive to the publlic inite'rest.
I shall be at myz toomt abtout 2 o'cioirl
whIent I hope it wtdl be con~entiet fir ye
t o c'all ttpoti tte.
M1. 11. L A MARI.
Mn. P esx nte:e Tti:s:
Dezar ,cntrl-Youir note of' thtis mori
int, hias beenti9't!leve, iniforinijig mte of'
reqluest htavintg been mad~ce by several dli
Siigutishied geittlemieni to4 you, fo beome
candidate for the 'residentev of' the Retpil
lie at thte ne'xt election, anid desiritig at tr,
and tunrecstrainted confidetnce' be'tweent itse
that subtjLet btef'bre yOU antswer 1o the'ir ('(4n
mtun iicationi. I fully sutbscribie to thle pr<
piiety of thec counree you suggesi, andtu a
proud to saty, t hat it gives tie antotIher prot~
int atdditiont to thte tmanty I have atlreaily hat
1of' you pait'itihsm, ti de.sire to promni
lie hatrmtony nnd1 good ofI the coutry.-t''
I''rtm ia ptress of' butsinecss, it w ill not b~e
myv po)wer to enlii at your' rootm at two
clck thtis eventitng; bitt I htope yott will it
on tity necounit, havi e a htesi tantcy mt givit
your !ontsentt to thle reg nest tilldd tio i,
thecre is no( designt or desire on moy piart
hauve tmy ntame bef'ore te pteopie fori tt
tillie whatitever. As the repiresentaittivye
my country, I feel hound to disecharge
thte hest of tmy alhiliticai, the ditties of'i
sttation; hmt btey'ond thie tny privaite at'ai
and. doosiie oblkiotinn so lnne lc.
imperiously demand my attention, and wil
not permit me to think of public lifie beyon
the discharge of those military obligation
in the hour of'danger, which I hold para
mount to all other considerations. flu
I shall be pleased dear sir, to see' you
umic before 1th people for the office o
CI ief Magistrate, and shall be happy to sus
laim you in your labors for the welfare o
our country, to which we are both unde
many obligations for confidence reposed an(
I an, sir, truly yours,
T1i1% AS J. RUSK.
We recconncnd this patriotic indiflbr
etee to ollice, and disinterested zeal for thi
good of tlie cototry, and even their party
to ihe great rival candidates for the Presi
delney in the U. States.
Rv. J. F. LA:NNAu.-ThIe Editor o
the Sothli Western Monitor, in noticin
a letter of the Rev. J. F. Lwntican, Mis
sionary to Palestine, which %%as lately pillb
lisled in the Charleston Observer, uses th
occasion for the following remarks:
"We present our readers on ourfirst pag
with a letter from Jerusalem. The write
is a presbyterian clergyman, and a uativi
of Charleston, S. C. lie was a friend ant
a classmate of' our own at the Princetoc
'iological Seminary. We were witnes!
to the struggle, which for a long time, he
his mind in painful stispense, between th
promised pleasures of' home, kindred ant
ounitry, and the convictions of duty to for,
sake all, and carry the message of nercy te
pe-rishing idolaters. His connections were
respectable; his talents were above medioc
IitA; and his prospects, both for happiness
ani usefulness to his native land, wer<
hright. But he felt that it was his duty t
go to the Gentiles, and conferring not wit
flesh and blood, lie went. And now i
writes front the most interesting spot ot
earth-the spot where the blessed Jesu!
poured OIt his blood for a sinful world. 1lii
letter indeed contains nothing of particula
importance, but will yet prove interesting
"'Ve take this occasion to state that w4
have had the pleasure of being acquaititec
with some thirty or forty young men, (witi
'011me Of them tintimately acquaiuted) whi
have since been scattered over the world a
f1oreign missionaries. Among thcse wer
Lyman aid Munson, who were murdere<
ly the natives on the coast of Africa; an
everal others whose subsequent historic
have heen eventful. Andwe otscientious
ly asscit that we have never known an e
qual riumber of men who seemed as miul
y) pou chrsti n A jirIat y-Jeifr
mient. 'Whatever their enemies mav sa
against them. they are the excellent of til
earth-the trite soldiers of the cross-th
closest followers of Christ and the Apostles
and they have their reward in the blessintgs
almost Petiticostal, which God is sheddin
upon their labors. And they shall hav
their reward in the brightest crowns ofglor
when the dronish race of christians, wh
despise and detract them, shall gain a difli
cult admittance into the kingdom of hcav
The annexed eloquent extract is take
fron the address of the Education.Conven
1 tion of New Jersey. It is when such
- trily Aiericanl spirit is infused in the el
forts (if the friends of general educatir
- that we itay hope fihr the best fruits frot
their labours.-lBishop Donne is the autho
Sof the address, and we honor him for Ih
expression of sentiments so worthy of
I soil of' this land of' freeten.-Bultinre Re
"Wie tterly repdiate. as unworthy, no
- of fieeien only, but of' met, the narro%
mentiot. that there is to be II education fi
he poor, as such. I as God provided fo
-he poor a coarser earth, a thinner air,
I paler sky? Does not the glorious stili pol
lowt his golden flood as cheerily upot th
t poor mate's hovel as upon he rich man
l paice ? lave inot the potter's chibdren a
I keen a setise of all the freshness, verdur<
Y fragrance, ielody und beauty of' luxurinu
nature, as the pal sons of kings? (Jr isi
* in the tminid, that Gol hais stamtpedl thie ir
o prinlt of' a blaser birth see ihat the poor man
Schil kniows, that it is ano inidorn -ertamit
-that his lot is to cr'awl, not climb? It is it
e so. God has not (loute it. Matinant doi
el Minid is immor'tal. M ind~ is iteretial.1
b ea's no imark of high or low-of rich<
- poor." It heeds no boutnd of tme or plac
* -Ii i'srank or circumIlstanice. It asks hut fret
n i domu. It requiires but light. it is heaive
horn, and( it aspires to heaventjt. Weakne:
dotes niot etnfehbe it. Poverty cannoiut pres
it. Diflicuilties do not stimnulate its vigor.
Ande the poor tallow-chandller's soni, ili
:- sits til aill the night to readh the boo1k whic
aiSl apprenitice lends htim, lest lie miiaster
e eye should miss it inl the thintg, shn
a stand and treat wvith kings, shall bind tI
-lightning with ai htemp cord, titd bring
eharm'iele~ss from the skies. Trhe C~ommic
ni School is coimmton, ntit as iinf'erior, not I
:-the school for poor tmen's chiildent, but
lire light antd atir arc coninton. It ought
n hew the best school: atnd ini all good wvori
lite biegi ntin g is one hlfI. Weho dliles i
.1, knuow the v'alute to a communiiiity of a spie
tco dlidi supply of' thle pure elemient of' water?
- Andf tnuinitely more thant this is the (Con
an mon School. for it is the fouiitaiin at wihic
the minid driniks, atnd is refreshed at
t stretigtheued for its carecr'of tusefullnes am
o A New Propel/intg Poteer.--Doct
vy hIratudrethi is now ii New Orleans. Tr
of' Picaiyute says the object or his visit to thi
to city is to chariiter a new fashioned steambol
1e whlieek is to lbe freighted entirely with pills (
s, the Mississippi Valley; the engities to
d., worked by pills of 150) horse nnwe
1 MIAICA APPRENTICE SYSTEM
e working of this system does nol
A ee.o answer'the expectations of its pro
- J TJe present cel'ts, at least, of
t the frea lavor scheme, is not at all flatter
r ing1ithe future prospects or Jamaica.
f Thejblacks being emancipated from the
- yoke of bondage, scorn to submit to the
f wholesome restraints or law. Like every
r people who have not been trained up to tle
enyment of liberty they abuse its privi
iLee and run into the wildest excenses CO
lie'hiousnesv and atrocity. Vhat a laimen
tablaignorance of humatn nature, do the a
- bettors of such fanatical uutions betray?
s The'istory of man has demonstrated. that
free uatitutions catn only stand upon a basis
-of intelligence and virtue. It would re
quittconturies of discipline and education,
to qualify a race degraded as is the Etibiopi
f an, to enter upon the elevated career of
fredin#. Even then, the guardianship of
some superior power, would be necessary
to keep them in that erect position, for
whiidt providence seems never to have dc
signed them. "A servant of servants shalt
thotu-be," is the ctrse stamped upon their
r vasages, as legibly as the mark graven upoi
Cain's forehead ;-nd vain will be the er
forts of agitators and humanity mongers to
avert the (loom.
Of the conduct of the blacks, under the
state'pf things, the following extracts from
the Jgmaiai Gazette, will furnish our read
I ers with correct ideas:
".The apprentices," snys the Kingston
.Chroicle, " are treated by the special
magtraites and their subordinates, as
- spolichild ron. They are petted, humored
encQgruged in idleness and waste of time
and taught to expect indulgence which
tholeirimasters cannot nford to give theim
gratis--and when denied these indulgencies
they.jre encourage(i imn the bmelief that they
are ill treated and imposed upon. Tieir
i chilk)en are idle and profligate, aequiring
Sno ove good habit vihamever, disdaining all
r ng rItural labor; and again encouraged in
.suce elings, we snppose, by command or
on adeount of instriction."
I This no dotit. presents a true hmt raint
I pictdfe of the inconveniences and abuses to
) wh the miserable failure of this experi
s menhas opened the door; anti may be re
gnarde as the advance gu ard of a'[host of
I evilf~which, in the shape of rev'olts, insur
I reetians, murders and massacres, will here
s after)e introduced, and spread havoc over
- that bjeautiful island. The symptoms ol
- the intestine commotions already begir
i to n i1fes themselves. The-Jamaiea Ga
the petted and pampered apprentices an(
" On this subject the following remark
are made by or.; of the leading journalsor
the island-"That idleness is the root of a]
evil," is made manifest in every court by th<
L fearill increase of crime. In (lays whe
,r masters had mhe power of stimulating theii
a Inborers to industry and good order, th<
- black catalogue of iniqity vhiich nov
- stains the quarterly callender, wans seldon
to hesecin. For be it remnembered, it is no
trivial offenses subIject merely to doniestic
n punishment, bt henious crimes which anr
- brought under the cognizance of the conr
a -crimes which were always visited by cap
ital punishment, stich as "inurder, burglary
a After this specimen of the effiects of ab
r olition. who would for a moment toleratt
the spread of such flagitions doctrines thro
a our own happy land. Let the example
- of Jamaica and St. Domingo, where thi
wretched experiment ha-s " orked on a mi
t niatmire scale, but uff1eiemmly extensive t<
r develope awfiul realiies, he contemiplate
r by Tient of sense and inteligence as a war
r ning by which they may profit. Fanatic!
a and hypocrites may discard the evidence o
r facts and turn a deaf car to tie dictates o
e reason, but to the honest, judicious thinkin;
a potion of the community, stifliCieit proo
a has been furnished in the condition or times
two islands, of the absurdity and folly o
puttmg imo practice the pernicious princi
pies of time enthmusiastics amid famnatics at th
North. Th'Ie experimemnt has been tried a
gain and again, and a successioni of (is
graceful auid rmitnous failuires has demnonstra
t edl time iimpohicy amid impracticability of tih
scheme.-N. O. Bulletin.
r sen NT IN Tur.: iATTrL. OF CuitPPF
wa~.-Whiile Genmeri Scott was ini towi
- yesterday, several of our citizens called I<
n pay their respects to him; among other
.Mr. hlanks, onme ofotur most esmiimahle cii
zens, who had known Geni. Scott in tih
-war of 1812. General Scott ini introdutcimi
at Mr. hlanks to his Aids, referred to anm inii
h dent in thme battle of Chippewa. In thme eni
,s gagemnent oni time 5ith of July. l8i4, (en
11 Scuit said lie sawt three drumimer hoys wt
te wre miear time troops amid exposed to tim
it fire of time enmemy. lIe directed thenm to g
at hack whie re they would bc out of damnger.
as Thie boys remired. Two of their dirumis ha,
b heemn spoiledi by shot; and they weredip
o emg ablouit time possessionm of time thmirdl druni
te which was wholie, when two of them wer
at killed by a ehlunonm ball, whlichm took ofl'th
- heads of bothI. Geni. Scott said thatt one
time most aili-cting signts he ever bmehekm
-was the survivinig boy gazing a: time bmodit
h of his two coampamions--it was a spectaci
a whmich nmade him weep. Tme boys wei
dn all about 15 years of age. 'rho surviv<
was Mmr. Jar-vis F. H aniks, of this city,wi
ini reference to this incidetit, ,tnyv say wvit
or time Roman poet, or in a more devout semis
me "sic mieservuvit Ainollo."-Cleurlandt lIe,
it, A womanl ini Lancaster, being told eat
or dierhad beeni raisetd twvoeents in time pom
be oin account of time wvar, sid, "Dang it, as
g)arti tot to ji gling bu~ enmdlelie-ha?"
From the New OIjkans Bftdictin.
ADVI:NTUR.s AND ESCAPE, OF CoLONEL
nIIART04 Fo MATAMORAS.-We have
obtained from the lonourable Wn. If.
Wharton, late Minister Plenipotentiary from
Texas in the United States, soine particu
lars of his distressing captivity and mirae
ulous escape firom the dungeoas of his Mex
On the 17th of April last, after a fight of
more than seven hours, the Independence
in which lie was passenger surrendered to
two Mexican 18 gun brigt. The combat
IMd capture took place almost in sight or
the Colonel's residence from which he had
been absent for months on a mission to the
United States. Ile was carried to Mata
muras and confined for four months in a
low damp and dark prison, where he was
almost sullbeated with heat, continually
torniited with liens, exceedingly incom
moded by tihe stench of the llospital, which
was next door to him, and deprived of his
rest every night by the screams of the sen
tiiel uttered every fifleen minutes within a
few feet of his head. For four months such
was his situation, dependant for sustenance
entirely upon his own resources, shut out
froan the light of heaven, except what the
narrow gates of the dungeon admitted, and
demlied even the privilege of medical aid,
when languishing undei an illness, brought
on by the rigorous privations of his ca ptivi
ty. flis escapei however was at last effected,
the details of which cannot now he made
public, for fear of compromitting the safety
of the miagnaninmous individuals, residents
of Matamtioras, to whose aid he was indebt
ed for delivery.
On escaping from prison lie wts corn
plled by the treachery of his guide to re
main hid in a low prickly pear thicket for
eleven days, within hearing of the drums
and sentmiels of M atamoras. and very often
npproached within a few yards by the sol
diers and itidiais in constant search for
him, tempted by the magnificent price of
$5000 set upon his head, dead or alive.
In this thicket of thorns lie could not stand
erect, being taller than most of the bushes
for fear of being discovered, nor for the
same reason could lie build a shelteragainst
the burning rays of an August sun, almost
within the topics. During three days and
nights lie tasted neither food or water.
liis sufferings under these privations, were
inexpressable, and such as none can realize
unless taught by experience. After suffer
ing 11 days in this situation, a guide furn
ished him with a horse, and he started on
his journey home. Doubting the fidelity
0r1t uh Atjmiq'qe Wgin.,snA t oit
provisions, a pilot or knowledge of his route
-when after 15 days lie arrived.
Oi asking Colouel Wharton how lie sus
tained himself under these heavy trials of
I heart, body and mind, his reply was, that
lie existed under time hope &. confidence that
a day of retribution and vengeance would
Whei prone to the dust his oppressor should be
Their muane-their iature withdrawn from the
He was a firm believer in the truth of a
sentiment uttered ly him in his first speech
for his country, delivered in this city in De
cember, 1835-it was this: "That the ball
of revolution now started in Texas, would
never cense to roll, till the cannon dis
charged from the heights of Bunker's Hiill
should he answered by klmdred peals, re
echoing from Cape lorn. and proclaiming
the glad tidings (if the emancipation of true
Americans from the shackles of civil and
religious oppression.' It was an ardent
conviction of these truths that animated hin
in the struggle, andm1 sustainied .iantimng Una
turc under the pressure of unmitigated suf
r The following statement showing the
proporio of nutricious miatter contained in
the articles therein named respeiively, will
demonstrate the erroneousness of the notion
entertained in favor of aninal food. It will
be easy for those hIio examine the table to
compare the relative vaie of the conuhodi
Ities so far as suippoart of stren::lh is conceern
edl. Somie of otur readers will lbe astonished
to learn that, int time words of a correspon
denit of thme Newark Daily Advertiser, 'one
loaf of gooed hiome mamde re-ad will feed yu
as long as a lett of tmumtton, and an I rishm p
tatoe is better for you thani a pond ofjpork."
10 ls 'heat contains 85lbs. nutricious matter.
" Barley ;
5 " leans 89) to 92
- " Peas 1;13
I Lntili 914
" Me-at (a eriae) :L,
- " Ileets 14
" Carroits in a
" Clabage */7
" (Greemns 6
'i" Turnipas 4
- Thme Contrast.--There is a place on earth,
Iwhere pture joys ate unknowvn-fr-om wvhicha
-politeness is bantishmed amid hins given place
'to selfishntes4, eontratdiction, and half-veiled
eimnsults. Remorse and inquietutdes like fit.
r ies, that are never weary of as~sailing, tor
moat time inhabitants. T'his place is thme
' hoause of a wedded pair, whio hnave no tmuttual
" love no~r eveni esteem. There is a place, ona
0 earth, to which vice has no entrance,-whlere
e time glooatmy passionis hatve no empire
m' wvhere pleasure amid inntocence live onstat
ly together, where care and habors are (le
l ightful,-whiero every p'aina is forgotten in
reeiprocal, teaderness, where there is a
- steadly enijoymenit of thme past, thme present
amid thme futture. It is time house too, of a
i- wetddedl pair; btut (af a pair whio, in wed
I, lock, are lovers still.
If thinas were to bedn tice,. a.n wmou.d Ie te.
MARKET FOR MAiDEs.-TIT FOR TAT.
-The young bachelors of Texas, to the
itutber of 8000, and many of whomig behi.,
on their brow the glorious laurels of San
Jacinto, and therefore tare "doubly arned"
for female conquests, have addressed an a o
swer to the 3000 yankee lasses of Iios.wn
who petitioned Congress against a UJniong
with Texas. Like much of what the Ihir
sex say about the matter of union, -o,' tIh
Texas youth suppose means, in this in
stance, -ycs." They pray ardently. tit least
for a domestic union, and their'prayer, wo
presume, wvill he respectfully listened to;
tihe more so probably because, as the Jiou i
ton Tcleganph suggests, many of the afore
said spinsters are a little "how come e so" -
il tihe old maidish line, and 'toier ;ide of
the Rubicon. The memorial runs thus:
"To the most beautiful-the most lovelv
the most accomplished, the fairest of "tho
fair, alias. the 3000 young ladies of Iloston,
,who signed a petitioi to the Congress of tIho
United States, against the annexation of
Texas to the Union of the North.
"We are here, dear objects of our afl'ec
tion, without wives: we have not one wo
man to one hundred mien; and it is this re
flection which more sensibly embitters tho
course you have adopted towards us. Weo
are aware that the refinements of the aee
will not allow us to adopt the precedent s1t
by.the youths of Rome, in seizing upon the
fair daughters of their Sabiniua ncie-hbor.;
such is the anxiety of government olliters
to promote an emigration of the fair liti-ja
other countries, with a probability of seem -
ing to themselves happiness in doinest i- I i;,
(being nearly all bachelors,) ther, hmiet u
granted to each lady two thirds of a' legegte
of land, (as a dower to her husband) wio
shall marry within the next twelve-montathe.
These considerations should prevent you
from forming a hasty opinion ngainst its.
."11n conclusion, if you will eiirate to our
fair land, we will hind ourselves, individi
ally and collectively, to furnish you all with
good husbands vithin between eight and
ten months after your arrival upon our
coast; and thus furnish you with a better
employment than meddling with political
questions, which should interest you much
less than your own domestic felicity."
WINTER EvENaNos are seasons for lo
mestic comfort, mental application anti so
ciality. They are delightful periods of
time when the rude bla - -ire heard wih
out, and the storm heats the snug -asement,
and tihe bright fireside reveals its substan
ial joys. They are not fictitious ones.
The. np p taqca I a
ous action together. These evenings should
be the means of great and permanent good
to the young. They should not be passed
im sluggish and criminal inaction. They
should not he frittered away in litless idle
ness, accumulating nothing, but squander
ing inestimable treasure.
We design simply to urge upon yotmng
men the improvement of those preciouis pe
riods in their existence. They are pre
nant with important results, moulding tihe
character and impressing the mind with
what will sink them in mature life or elevate
them to positions of infl'etice and respecta
bity in society. Much, very much, may
be accomplished by mental application, af
terithe labors of the field or work-shop have
closed. The body may weary and the
limbs tire, but the mind is still vigorous and
feels nothing of lassitude ani exhaustion.
Apply it then every evening to a settled
pursut, to some practical study. Let not
idle pretences or frivolous amusements de
duct front what will insure vou an ionora
ble position in society. Youniag mnen con
mtit a crininal act ofinjustice to themselves,
who are content with tie performance of a
daily task at the bench or inl the field.
'T'hey should remember that the mind rather
than tle boy, demands oftthem intelligent
care as well as assiduous cultivation.
x-rrNSIvE FOatoERTY N NiAw YoaK.-.
'Ie are inebted to a friend fr the follow.
ing:-"On Saturday mornaina, itermation
was received mt thtis city, thtata forgery had
been cotmmnit ted in New York, to thle amount
Through the exertions of his honor thme
Mayor and police oflicers M'Leana, Blaney.
& Y oung, the suspected parties were itn cuie.
tody it the course of a few hours, and tho
whole a motant of nmoney, with the excep
tinon of $200 or $300J was recovered.-Jwg1.
The extent to which counterfeitinig has
been carried otn in Ohio may be intierred
from the fact that since Jutne last, the tU. S
Marshal at Akron has assisted itn detecm in,,
Si62,000O of counterfeit bills which weme iii
readiness, butt htad niever putt inito circubsat ii,.
The sante officer hams also matde twentv ysix
arrests. and ca ptured three presses, together
wvih plates, dies, and other apparatus hor
A person was arrested at Louisville on
the 1I5th, wvho had irn his possession 8O6000
in counteri..it notes of the Canton Bank of
Proof positiv'e that A merican growht silk
is superior antd to be preferred to foreign
silk is made evidenit from the manufacturo
of American silk, which was grown ia this
towvn, and itn operatio at the new Silk Fac
tory, by South Street Bridge. The lustre,
strength, and reeling is superior to the im-,
ported article. The reeling is so perfect tat
there is but little co~mparative waste. It is
probably wvorth from2.5 to 33j per cent. per'
pound more thtan foreigna silk. This fact is
encouraging to silk growers, who can and
may grow silk at a better profit than atn
thrcrop.--Nothnampl., Ma..-c- -te
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