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-Tin at: p.hv.m Yd Ful)llshed fey James Harper. Truth and Joilice." tAt $1 30 in Adrance LVglV:VXyi,-:-- Numfcer 6. GALLIPOLIS, OHIO, J AN TJ A R Y 9 . 1 8 51. . Whole-Number 786. THE JOURNAL, i published every Thursday morning THE JOURNAL, BY JAMES HARPER, In Telegraph Building, Public Square, 1 copy cue year, paid in advance, tl 50 1 " if paid within the year i 2 00 Fo ClVB&T-Four Copies, t5 60 . . - t Six " 8 00 '. ' 3 ., - Ten 13 00 ' , The person getting np a club of tei will be enticed to one copy gratis, so long as the Club continues by its exer tions. The cash, in these cases must Invariably accompany the names. , - ADTXiranrs: One square 3 insertions. Each subsequont insertion, One square 8 months,. ' . 1 year, $1 4 00 6 00 To those who advertise larger a libe ral reduct on will be made. For the Gallipolis Journal. For the Gallipolis Journal. Lines to ___. Oh toll me not I am twloved, , . Alas, it was a dream Thai shed across my spirits light Its bright yet withering gleam. Tou do not know you cannot feel " Bow deep the wounds your light words make Wounds which, once given, nought can .' r heal, I . Or ease my anguished bosom ache, Oh'bid me not to quell the love That rushes through my veins, J3ut bid the lute send forth no more ; Its sweet yet mad'cing strains. But when you win another heart, That's gay and wild and free, Do not then crush it with such scorn t As you have given to me. Bome'on despair's dark ocean, Drown'd in its surging swell, Then know that I have loved thee, Not wisely but too well. IRENE. EWINGTON, Jan 1st, 1851. O, Come Not Yet. Tb Mental Apostrophe of a braly wife to her intempertte, brutalized, absent Husband. O, come not yet! so calm ii home v without thee, .. No longer now thine absence makes . me mourn; For while thy vices cling like chains . about thee, ' I cannot, must not, pray for thy re ' - turn. , ; Then come not yet! O, come not yet! Though crowds . , should chide thy staying; . Heed, heed them not. Thy presence , once was dear; But now, no grief attends thy long de ' laying; L No wife, child, friend, ' could wish to see thee here. t ' :". Then come not yet! O, come not yet! Once did I watch thy coming, As evening shadows stretched o'er - i j.ii. moor ana ueu; When the wild bee had ceased its busy .. bumming, 1 '-- And silence bung o'er all things like a spell. ' ;: ... ir !-;.;.. . O, come not yet! . But now I watch not Eyes with weep- ing,- mourning . Though beaming . once are now grown dim and dull; tint oh I I fear thy once again returning " Would swell my cup or agony too lull. ' ; ""Then come not yetl O, come not yet from thy fax distant j.;--, dwelling! . Wake not the tenants of this peaceful ; nest; Here the rude tempest now no longer " '' swelling . 1 ," "'. " tel them enjoy their calm and holy Xs- " Test. '- i:; ' '' - O, come not yet! BOSTON, Sept., 1850 HELEN. " Medical Discotekt. Our mous tached Iriends will be glad to learn that the London National and Mili tary .Gazette has made the discovery that the wearing' ftP moustaches is conducive to health. It affirms that the moustaches, acting as a part of the breathing apparatus, absorb the cold of the air before it enters the nostrils, and are consequently a pre servative' against " consumption. Hence it Mollows,"-according to the Gazette, ' that the regiments which wear moustaches are much less sub ject ihan 'ihe1 others to diseases of th'e chest-MO.fig.1 ' : ,In our la5fWBTniltled -to say, that JlrV" Harailtop ; our' jailor,' acting as special deputy. X, Sr' Marshal, arrested a; counterfeiter named -Yns.g at the toonm of Big Sandy, Ky- and lodged bim In jail here last week. His trial will Brtog:Wrn efhe CT. S. Court Ka. WHISKEY INSURRECTION. Through the politeness of a friend we have been furnished with a copy of the following address, on the subject of the Whiskey Ixssbbectior, delivered a few years ago before the members of the Mount Pleasant Temperance Socie ty, Westmoreland county, Pennsylva nia, by the Bon. John Lobctgier. We have no doubt it will be acceptable to many of our readers as furnishing them with some facts and incidents, by a per son who was an eye-witness and, in some degree, an actor, in one of those scenes of madness and misrule that sometimes take possession of whole communities as well as individuals. ' Judge Lobingier, though verging ft it towards ninety years of age, is still, we are happy to learn, a hale, active man, TeneraD'e fr nis oe ad esteemed and beloved oy all who know bim, for the urbanity of his manners and the integ rity of his life. Gasper Take and Pmluf Kkagak, Esqs., mentioned in the narrative, have both died since the delivering of the address. Gasper Tarr in about the seventy-fifth year of his age, and Phillip Reagan at the very advanced age of one hundred and seven years: ADDRESS. Ladies and gentlemen: I rise before you this evening to respond to a call, lately made on me, by the managers of this society, to give you my re collections of the Western, or what is called the Whiskey Insurrection, in the year 1794. In doing so, I shall have to depend almost entirely on my own memory, having no docu ments to which to refer. I have. however, lately had a conference on the subject with Gasper Tarr and Philip Reagan, Esqrs., of this neigh borhood, whose recollections aided me considerably in some of the oc currences. Before I proceed with my narrative, I will give vou a short account of the first settlement of this part of Pennsylvania, with ihe manners, customs and habits which the settlers acquired under the pecu liar circumstances in which they were placed. The settlement com menced about the year 1769. The whole country at that ime was an entire wilderness, covered by a heavy growth of timber. The settlement progressed apd improved till the year 1776, when the revolutionary war broke out, and which continued till the year 1783. During that period. many of therrontiennhabitants we driven from their dwellings by the hostile, savage Indians, borne lost their lives, and some returned to the other side of the mountains, from whence they had come. Others, not willing to give up their settle ments, erected temporary forts and block-houses, into which they occa sionally fled, when apprehensive of anger. Ihe men went out in com panies to work their little fields of corn, with their guns on their shoul ders, placing part of themselves as sentinels round the fields, whilst the ther part was at work, for fear of an attack from the Indians. In this perilous situation, they suffered many privations, until peace was restored in 1783. After that period many of the old inhabitants returned, with in creased numbers of immigrants, and the country improved so rapidly as soon 6 supply the inhabitants with abundance of every kind of provi sions. Unfortunately about this time, or a little before, they began to convert their surplus grain into whis key; this was the more an evil, as they nsed the whiskey principally amongst themselves. From the great demand for it, it was the principal article of trade, and became a kind of stan dard of value, for other articles; and the man that had plenty of whiskey in those times, was regarded by his fellow citizens by nearly in the same ght as a man is now, who has more money than his neighbors. I am as tonished when I look back, and reflect on the quantities ot it that were con sumed, and how profusely, and how universally it was used. It was the medicine for almost every disease, and was a constant beverage wher ever people met together, whether to assist each other in labor or amuse ment At military trainings, at elec tions, funerals and weddings; at rais ing log buildings, at los rolling?. grubbing frolicks, chopping frolirks, in narvest holds and at corn huskings, in short, wherever the people met, and whatever they met to do, they must have whiskey. Owing to the perilous times through which they had passed, and from the very nature of the employments in a new coun try, the people had got into the habit of doing almost all their ordinary labor, In companies; and these were a kind of convivial meetings, that greatly fostered whiskey drinking; in short the tastom liad. become sot a if of he to universal, that a man was considered churlish or mean, that did not treat his neighbors to a dram whenever an opportunity offered. The country remained in this state till about the year 1791 when Congress laid a duty or excise of four pence per gal lon on all distilled spirits. The long war with England, had greatly ex hausted the public treasury, and this was thought to be a tax that would assist the revenue with as little injury to the citizens, as any other that could be devised. The people, how ever, would not submit to it. They considered it a great oppression, and tyranical beyond endurance. What, said they, shall we who, with in twenty years, have successfully contended with Great bntam, on account of a tax on tea, now sub mit to be taxed for whiskey! When the excise officers came round to collect the duty, they were every where hissed at and insulted, and threatened to be tarred and feather ed, if they persisted in executing their office; other officers were sent, and were treated in the same manner. Some few of the citizens recommen ded submission to the laws, and that they should petition Congress for a redress of grievances, but they were disregarded. Ihe popular frenzy was such that a man who talked either of submission or moderation, was in great danger of getting his person abused or his house burned Public meetings were held in differ ent sections of the country, and in flammatory speeches made, and liber ty poles raised, with such devices on them as these: "Liberty and no ex cise;" "United we stand, divided we fall;" "No asylum for cowards or traitors." ihus a very great excitement was raised, and a large majority were willing to go any length in op posing the collection of the tax. Whilst affairs remained in this situa lion, government sent out three in fluential commissioners, to the several disaffected counties, in order to persuade the citizens to submit to the law; the excitement, however, was so high that they would not hear the commissioners, and scarcely desisted from insulting them. They were plainly inlormed by the com missioners, that the law neither could be nor would be repealed, so long as the citizens resisted it, and that the dignity and stability of the government, required that it should enforce obedience to the laws by the strong arm, if nothing else would do. The effect of this menace was, that general convention of the citizens was called, to consider whether ther would submit to the law, or resist it The delegates assembled at Brad dock's fields, or Parkinson's ferry in the early part of the summer of 1794. The majority of the convention pas sed resolutions, that the several ex cise officers should immediately be brought in by a strong force, and that their commissions should be ta ken from them, and a promise extor ted from them, that they would not again act in that capacity, and that any resistance-was made by them, they should be burned out of house and home. Thus this affair was fast drawing to a crisis. ihe insurgents, by a numerous body of armed men, made their first attack on the dwelling house of Gen erai rveviiie, the excise omcer in Washington county. JNeviiie was aware of their coming, and had pre pared an armed force to defend him self. He warned them to desist, or he would fire on them. They ad vanced, however, and Captain M' Farlan was shot dead. . The assail ants retired, and, a day or two af terward, returned to resume the at tack. Neville, in the meantime, had abandoned the house, and the assail ants meeting with no resistance, set fire to it and burned it down. The next movement was made against Philip Reagan, the deputy excise officer in Westmoreland coun ty. The attack was made in the night by a numerous body of men; Keagan expected to be attacked, and had prepared himself with a number guns, and one or two men. The firing commenced from the house, and the assailants fired at it for some time, without effect on either side. The insurgents then set fire to Rea gan's barn, which they burned down, and retired for that time. In the course of a day or two after, the assailants, with a force of one hun dred and fifty men, returned to re new the attack. After some parley ing, Reagan, rather than shed blood, proposed to capitulate with them, provided they wonld do it on honor able terms, and give him assurance that they would neither abuse bis person nor destroy bis property; and would agree, on his part, to give op his commission, and never again act as an exciseman. -1 These stip- ulations wereigreed to, reduced to, of on in or this writing,' and signed by the parties. Reagan then opened nis door, and came out with a keg of whiskey, and treated ' them all. In a short time, however, after the whiskey was drunk, some of thenT began to mur mur, and to say that the old rascal was let j 5' too easy, and that he ought to be set up as a target to be ! shot at; some were lor tarring and feathering him, but others took his part, and said he had acted manfully, and that after capitulating with him, they ' were bound by every-thing sacred, to treat him honorably. At length they got to fighting amongst themselves. After this it was pro posed and carried, tlTdl Reagan should be Court-martialed, and that they"woa!d march off; "Tight away, to Ben. WellsYoTFayeita county, the excise officer there, and citeb him and try him and Reagan both together. They set out accordingly, taking Reagan along, but when they arrived at Wells' house, he was not there, so they set fire to it and burn ed it down, with all its contents. They left an ambush near the ruins, in order, if they could, to seize Wells. Next morning he was taken, but du ring the night, as Reagan had escaped, and Wells was very submissive with them, thev let him off without fur ther molestation. ihe next attack was made on Captain Webster, of Stoystown, the excise officer for Somerset county, by a company of about one hundred and fifty men, from , Westmoreland. They took his commission from him, and made him promise never again to act as a collector of excise. An attempt was made by some of the party, to fire his hay-stacks, but it was prevented, by others of them, before any injury was done. They marched off homeward, taking Webster a few miles along with them, and seeing him very submis sive, thev ordered him to mount a stump, and repeat his promise, never again to act as a collector of excise, and to hurrah three times for Tom the Tinker, after which they dismis sed him. This Tom the Tinkei, was a new God added to Mythology at this time, and was supposed to preside over whiskey-stills, and still houses. Whoever hurrahed stoutly for Tom the Tinker, was tf unques tionable loyalty with the whiskey boys; whilst those who would not were branded as traitors to this new Deity, and to their country. Now, fellow citizens! I presume that many of you may wish to know what part I took in that unhappy affair. I confess frankly thai it was with reluctance, I remained a neutral spectator. Had it not been for the good advice of my venerable father, whose counsel I followed, rather than my own inclination, I should most likely have taken an active part, with those that were outraging the laws of their country. Through his instrumentality, I was fortunately saved from a course of conduct, that must, on reflection, forever after, have given me uneasiness. It was shortly before this time, that the Jacobin spirit had overthrown the French government, and drenched the nation in' blood; and many good and reflecting men began to fear, that under the spurious names of de.-nocracy' and -liberty, the same evil spirit was about to take posses sion of our people. Affairs had now arrived at such a crisis, that either the government or the people must submit, and for the government to have done so," under the circumstan ces, would have been an end of the government' Nothing now could restore order, but the strong arm of the nation. The President called out the Militia from the eastern part of Pennsylvania,' Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Upwards five thousand men, consisting of infantry, cavalry, and a tew com panies of artillery, promptly obeyed the call of the President. The Penn sylvania and Jersey troops, came up through Somerset, and halted in three divisions on- this side of the chestnut ridge. Th 'advance division came to where this town now stands; the second division, encamped on Colonel Bonnet's farm, and the rear division, remained at Lobingier's Mills. They remained in their en campments for the space of about eight days; "during which time, the cavalry, conducted by the excise-officers, were obt scouring the country search of - whiskey boys. - But chiefly all those who had taken an active part in the late insurrectionary movements, had either Bed, or secre ted themselves, so, that Jew could be found; I believe not more than one two. The part of the army in neighborhood, then struck their tents, and marched to the forks of Yough, In. Washington county, where they were met by the Mary- and. and, Virginia troops, who had come.ap throngh Cumberland and a is is of To isn in in on at he Uniontown. Whilst there a few more of the insurgents were taken. The precise number 1 do not remem ber, but I think about fifteen. A proclamation was then Issued calling on all persons, (a few names only excepted,) to come forward at a certain time and place, and accept of a general amnesty, for all past offen ces. This was generally acceded to by those who had taken an active part, in the late illegal movements. The commanding officers having now full assurance that the citizens would submit to the laws, and no longer resist the collectors, proposed to the citizens, that, if one or more militia companies, in each county, would pledge themselves to the gov ernment, to support the constitution and laws, when called upon, they would remove the army from amongst them. This proposition was gladly acceded" to; for the citi zens were heartily tired of the army; and the army, officers and men, were very anxious to return home. I do not remember how many companies pledged themselves to support the laws, but one of the Westmoreland companies that did so, I had the honor of commanding my self. The army came here, to the best ol my recollection, some time in Oc'.ober, 1794, and left about the latter end of November. ' The excise officers resumed their duties, and met with no further opposition. Ihe prisoners were taken to rhila delphia, which was then the seat of the general government, under the administration of President Wash ington, and there in order to expose them, and mortify their feelings. they were marched through some o! the principal streets, with white pa pers stuck upon their hats. They were afterward tried in the Federal Court: two only were convicted and senteuced to be hanged, the one (or treason, and the other for inter cepting and breaking open the Un ted States Mail, for the purpose of ascertaining what steps government were about to take relative to the laws. The others were acquitted and those convicted were pardoned and discharged. Thus ended this folly and madness, into which the citizens had been led by a few hot beaded, aspiring, political dem gogues, who had raised their spirits to such a height, as at one time to threaten ruin to the country. Tis Hard. When a mother lo ses her first born, it reminds us of little bud torn rudely trom the pa rent stem. The flower droops its beautiful head, and bedews with its newly gathered crystals the stricken one. Uh! what asony gushes lorth with every exclamation, as the moth er gently parts from the cold pale forehead, the clustering curls; as she presses those sweet lips, vieing with marble in whiteness, and marks the yet unsunken oval of the cheek. Af ter she has heard each clod fall with dull heavy sound upon the dea one's narrow tenement, and finds i dismal echo in her heart, how dreary seems the home, which was enliven ed but a few short days before by her hrst-born s prattle. Turn where she will, some little thing reminds her, oh, how forcibly, of the lost one In that hour of anguish, how sweet the consolation of Religion. she is a Christian mother, her knee bent in prayer to Him, who doeth everything well; and as her heart gradually unburthened of its heavy load she feels less the sting of an guish, and more the peace of mind which alone He can bestow. Moth er, in the hour of affliction, fly onto the fcaviour. Tns Richest Family u Ejcolasd. The wealthiest family in England is certainly that of the Arkwrights the cotton-mill owners. The head the house died a little time ago, and the personal property be ex changed for the narrow accommoda tions ol the coma was sworn to be over five millions sterling say $25.' 000,000. "How awful mutt tbr summons be. Oh druth bim that is t rase in hit possessions.' COCHTEBFBIT SPANISH CoiMS. Thompson's Bank Note Reporter cau tions the public against receiving Span- stiver coins, opantso dollars are circulation which are such excellent counterfeits that the ordinary tests with acids are of no avail. They are of cop tnicici v coelea with silver, and can only be detected by filing. . . a Escaped. A person giving his name S3 Wm. L. Carr, was arrested Louisville a few days since, char ged with forging Botes and receiving money from various banks tn this State, to the amount of fifteen thous and dollar t. ' Carr was brought up the Telegraph No. 2, and while this landing, was permitted to en ter his state room alone. Of course, has not been heard of since. ' Six thoosand dollars was found opon his person Cin. Com. ill J " the was A Congress Speech. During the second session of what Is known in history as the "Coon Congress," floods of light were pour ed on the land of "Buncombe, from the reservoir of Congressional wis dom! Being young and fuU'af fire, wa were determined to contribute our, humble mito towards the ad vancement of. the literary, political and miscellaneous knowledge of the age! (The person who writes, is Mr. H. M. Wattrson, formerly a member of Congress from Tennes see, now editor of the Nashville Union. It was on the 2J dav of July, 1S42, (we like to be particular in dates,) that Gen. Robert L. Caru thers paid his respects to "Bun combe" in a very able speech. Whilst we were listening to the thunder of his eloquence, wa felt a reply crawling all over us, and the moment we heard the word "Amen,' or its equivalent, we sprang to our feet and saf J,-" to- a stentorian voice, T C 1 W XT i , . .ur. cpeaKer. ixever siimi -we forget the Speaker's response, for it sunk deep into our affections. "The gentleman from Tennessee has the floor." Finding that we had drawn a prize, we just rolled up our sleeves, spit on our hands, and pitched into Whiggery for about one hourl When our terrible labors were con cluded, we f o u u d our physical strength nearly exhausted, and down we went to Pettibone's at that day a restaurant in the base ment of the Capitol for medicine That day and night we took some twelve or fifteen doses! The conse quence was, that we got up next morning with a most intolerable headache! In looking over the morning papers we discovered a sketch of our remarks in the House the day before. Although they were accurate as far as reported, they were not as lull as we desired. About th'13 time we met with our colleague and much beloved friend, Aaron V. Brown. "Look here," said we, "You have it in your power to do me a great favor." "What is thatr replied he. "You heard my reply to Gen. Caruthers on yester day now take this paper (handing him a morning's Globe,) and write out my speech at lengtff' "Certain ly, certainly, sir. I will attend to It with pleasure," was his kind re sponse. taithful to his promise he did it up "Drown" we franked It to our constituents and that was the last we thought of it until our eves fell on the above paragraph Ihursday last being Ihanksgiving day, we lound time, and deemed it - . . a suitable occasion, to give the speech referred to a re-perusal. It is headed, Speech of Mr. Watterson, of Tennessee, on the Veto Message; delivered in the House of Representa tives. ' Perhaps our readers would now like to hear our pinion of it. We give it with frankness. As written, it is about such a speech as sillier men than Solomon would be most heartily ashamed of, and which would reflect but little credit on a boy of more than eighteen years of age, much less a member of Con gress, Nashville Union Bocntt Land Law. Amendment Proposed. Jurlgo Sutherlnnd has re cently recommended that the land boun ty act should b so amended as to give to each person who was out in the pub lic service during the Indian wars, or the war of 1812, one hundred and six ty acrea of land. He says that xoldicrs who were enlisted about the close of the Mexican war, and who were at Fort Mifflin, when peace was proclaimed received 1 60 acres, or one hundred dollars in scrip. Some of thsse recruits were not in service more than a month, and yet got the 160 acres of land, lie thinks, therefore," and justly, that the grant of 40 acres, (at the Government estimate of 15 dollars.) for three months' service, is entirely too small to be given the Government to either a soldier or soldier s widow, and where it is to be divided among minor children, is not worth the trouble and cost of the appli cation. Boiler of ths Aitolo Norway. The immense boiler of the Anglo Nor. man, which was hurled out of the boat, was of the following dimensions: 3U feet long, 16 wide, and Si high, and weighed 68,618 pounds, or about 30 tons. N. O. Pie.. 17th, . Duties asd Bullion iir Caufobitia The total amount of duties paid into the custom house at san Francisco during month or Uctober, was e 170,551 Amount of Bullion exported from Oc tober 30 to November 14, 8 1, 562,4 17, Previouslr exported t2I,899,388. To- $23,461,807. Amount of bullion entered inwards during the same period t20,000. Previously entered 134.000. ' Total 12,1 54,000. - in the The wife of the late Prof. John W. Webster. has been presented with a fine house 'in Ash street, which she will in future occupy with her daughters. ' - . It rout .'"''"J.!?:) Advices from Texas to the 13th.bav been received. .The Indians continued to commit, murder and robbacMaA wagon train of Lewis & Qooni.was attacked by them, plundered,' four per sons attached to, it murdered -aui thee others woundecL. , 1 , A considerable portion ot th emi gration to the State is finding its way to the west'- The Victoria Advocate says a number of strangers are in that town looking for homes. - , Wild Cat, tdb Sbwxolb Cmti We see that a reward of ten thousand dollars hss been offered ly theeminole agfnt for the apprehension of some hundred and fifty or two hundred slaves who have beea taken from the Creek: and Seminole nations by the celebrated Wild Cat. The aection in which, the Seminnles have been located does not seem to present a proper field for his en terprising genius. Having surveyed the country as far as Mexico, he found no elligible field until he passed over into the territories of that Republic He found the people unwarlike and suf fering under the terrible depredations of the Camanchee. He offered to nn- tect them from the incursions of the Camanches and Apaches on coalition of having a portion of their territory al-N lotted to him and his followers, for a residence. This proposition was readl Iy accepted by the provincial authorities, though it has met the disapproval of the Supremo Government of Mexico. Wild Cat has now returned, to lead a large portion of his nation to these new settlements. Should Wild Cat return, the prospect of a similar state of. things on his frontier would be to him Irresisti ble. The advantage of a position with in the limits of Mexico, to which he might retreat without fear of pursuit, and the ease and facility with which he could execute bis predatory incursions across our prairies have been properly appreciated by him. p A Congress Speech. " Old Ironsides." proposition ,hts been made to convert the frigate Constitution "Old Ironsides" as the sailors, call her into a receiving ship at Boston. We sincerely hope the desecration will not be permitted. What, turn that glorious frigate, whese flag has "braved the battle and the breeze" for more than half a century; whose quarter-deck has been trod by Preble, nun and Stewart in moments of victory; whose planks are yet stain ed with the blood of the brave tars who died at her batteries; turn her Into an Ignoble receiving ship? Never! There is as little occasion for the profanation, as patriotism in the suggestion. The Constitution was thoroughly repainted, only two years ago, and is good for another half century; moreover she is one of the fastest ships in the navy. Let us keep her as a talisman of victory, the glorious old frigate that has never been beaten. What a thrill of proud associations her name awakensl ' "Out of the sounding sea, - " With a flag of stars and a row of steel, ' 'Mid the tempests scowl aod the battle- -, The (Teat ship of the free f " Phil. Bulletin. A Ffiexd to tub Ujuo.f. "Oh, don't do that till I am dead? The Atlanta (Ga.) Republic sayst On the day of tho meeting of the secessionists at Kingston, a revolu tionary soldier returned to his resi dence in Cobb county, on the rail rood, though his eyes were so dim that he could not very well see.- He was told that they were trying to get the people to dissolve or secede from the Union, Whereupon, he drooped his withered face, and seemed to be in deep distress for one or two minutes, after1 which he rais ed his head, and, with a faltering voice, said, "Oh, don't do that till I am dead!" While he uttered these words, the large tiars chased each other down his way-worn cheeks'. He was told that a great number of men would try to prevent them, to which he replied, "Don't let them do that till I am deadl" 4 r I Thb Wat StoriwGrow as thet Travel, On Friday last fire was put under the boilers of the CottorJ Mill, to try the draft of the new stack and the movement of the en cine. The superintendent, and en gineer were surprised. to find a new stack draw so, well, and were rela ting to each other, the difficulties they had frequently encountered inJ forcings draft through new stacks.' One said to the other that rmwdef had to be burned in the. chimney to4 induce a draft. - A crowd of by-stan- ders - heard the words "powder," "stack," and "boilers," and imagined. some fiendish villain had put pawdecs the boilers to blow op the concent. One started down town and spread terrible news, and in an Jiouf ifce' story had assumed such consistence,' it was positively, asserted "that'. three barrels ofd powder, were found under the boilers,, when the engineer went. to fire rip."-JZa.- risburg Union. is computed that 5,000 "persene oar- the past season on the overland to Catfornia. ' 1