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..... , O'.' PUBLISHED BY JAMES HARPER. Truth and Justice.". AT ONE DOLLAR IN ADVANCE Volume XIX. GAL LI POL IS, OHIO, JUNE 1, 1854 Number 27. C !j 0 A PRAYER FOR REMEMBRANCE. When my web of life is woven - And my death hour draweth nigh When the golden rays of sunshine . Bear my spirit to the sky; When the "Silent Land" draws "nearer, " With its glory shining bright, And my soul flees from its easing . To a promised world of light When my heart beats 'neath their trem bling, -' Sinking motionless to rest. And a silence never broken Lieth deep within my breast: When my form is laid to slumber Where the wild flowers drink the wind, Oh, I pray to be remembered By the friends I leave behind! Love me not for good or evil That has mingled in my heart, Stirring up its tide of waters With a quick and sudden start; And my words of care and sorrow - And my earthly form forget But amid your souls glad treasures Let my spirit linger yetl Let it come to you at even When the twilight breezes swell, And when you shall feel its trembling. Think I've loved you all so well! And within the world of spirits If a harp to me is given; I will touch its chord of music To allure you up to Heaven! Col. Fremont's Part And its Strr- perikgs. A Mormon, named Smith, wrote to the Deseret Newt, from Paro wen, that on the 7th of February, Col. Fremont and his party reached that place. He says: "They reported that they had eaten twenty-seven broken-down animals ; that when ahorse or mule could not go further, it was killed and divided out, giving one-half to the Delawares, and the other to the Colonel and his men; the hide was cut in pieces and cast lots for; after the bones had been made into soup, they were - burned and carried along by the men for luncheon. The entrails were shaken, and then made into soup, together with the feet and eyes, thus using up the whole mule. They stated they had travelled 45 days living on this land of fare. Although Colonel Fremont was considered by the people an enemy to the saints, and had do money, he was kindly treated and supplied on credit with provisions for himself and men, while at Parowen, and fitted out with animals and provi sions to pursue his journey, and went on his way rejoicing on the 20th of February." Fremont has since that reached the rojfic, and reported all of his party safe. Shepperd, v. Murderer. The following is an extract friq a letter from a gentleman at Xenia, dated yesterday. to his friend in this city. It throws some additional light upon the character of the notorious Shepperd, and renders it certain that he is formidably armed. He is a "hard customer,", and still more hardened villain, and he may commit more murders before he is captured. Medina Gazette. "So it turns out that Beebe was lulled by Charles Shepperd, whom we 6ent to the Penitentiary for passing counterfeit money, April 23, 1852, and was par doned May 8th, 1853. He is one of the most unaccountable young men I ever saw. He broke our jail, strong and famous as it is, twice. The last time, for ingenuity of contrivance and successful execution, he rivalled any ex- ploit of the renowned Jack Shepperd, of Newgate memory, from whom I pre- sume he has lineally descended. The first time he was met at the gate oft the jail yard by a man who attempted to seize him, and was knocked down by Shepperd, who ran, pursued by others; he frequently turned and struck at the foremost person, made him recoil, and then run on again, and so escaped. For powers of bodily endurance, action, promptness, presence of mind, and dar-1 ing resolution, his equal cannot be found ia this country. His fertility of mven-1 fruitful resources and ingenuity in jail breaking, throws Baron Treuck in the shade. One of. our citizens sawj bun get on the cars one day last week, between here and Cincinnati. He had right hand tied up. The butts pistols were seen projecting from inside coat pockets, and the handle of a bowie knife from his bosom. He . very much fatigued. The manner he was armed was noticed by other passengers. "Your county jail; could not hold him long, unless con- etantly watched and guarded. He has caused bur Sheriff to lose more sleep than all the prisoners he ever had nnder bis charge; and with all he could do, be escaped thus, as I have stated.". ' 3T The boy who licked his chops is unrmosed to have a htUe belligerent blood in his nature. There are two things which you should not borrow trouble and a newspaper. r He :that is 'fast' in yonth, will tra verse the downhill of life with a 'drag 'How can , a ship beat a hen?I - Be ,iu 1 while the hen is lavinor an emr' the chip .can lay to. , - - DOINGS IN CONGRESS. PASSAGE OF THE NEBRASKA BILL!! WASHINGTON, May 23. I ! j : After presenting, in strong terms,' against the repeal of the Compromise, j as a violation of the national faith, the : resolutions declare it to be the fixed 1 purpose of the State never to consent to 'the legal or actual admission of Slavery into any territory, from " which it was I excluded by the Missouri Compromise, or of the admission of a slave holding State from that territory, Mr. Cass said he hoped those resolu tion, j tions, when put in plain English, do not 'mean another Hartford Convention, Mr. Smith replied in severe terms, ' and said the Hon. Senator may, if he pleases, stigmatize the sentiments con bis obtained in these resolutions, as the senti two ments emanating from a Hartford Con bis vehtion; they are the sentiments of the : free men of Connecticut, and he be sppeared lieved they would turn out to be the sentiments of an overwhelming majority of the people of Michigan. . ' Housk. The discussion on the Ne braska Bill was continued. Various motions to adjourn were made, and re jected by the yeas and nays. Air. Walsh raised a point of order, that the rules of the House were for the purpose of facilitating, not retarding business. He said the majority had acted with, great forbearance and liber ality, and that any further extension of it would be opposed to the public inter est, and would establish a - precedent enabling a captious minority to control the legislature of the country.. Air. Campbell objected to all argu ments, and Mr. Waloh. withdrew, his point. Mr. Washburn of Maine, moved to lay the bill on the table. Lost, yeas 92, navs. 112. The question then was on the demand ior aajourning, wnicn was lust aima loud cries of "question," "question." Mr. Campbell appealed to Mr. Rich ardson to withdraw his motion till he could make a suggestion. Mr. Richard son declined. - The demand for the previous ques tion was seconded, and the main question ordered to be put, yeas 117, nays 94. A motion to adjourn tailed. The question was now taken on ts tVia rennrt nf the. fWnmittpp of the Whole, striking out the enacting clause, and was lost, yeas 97, nays 117. Mr. Richardson then moved bis sub stitute for the bill being the same as the Senate bill, with the exception of the Clayton amendment, and moved the previous question. - Loud cnes of ques tion. Mr. Dean moved tor the reading oi the substitute, which occupied an hour. Mr. Edgerton raised a point of order, that, as the substitute contains appro priations for salaries for the government othcers, it must be nrst discussed in com mittee of the whole. The speaker overruled the point on the ground that the original bill had been discussed. The main question was then ordered to be put, yeas 116, nays 91. It was now one o'clock this morning. The question on Mr. Richardson's substitute was taken and agreed to, yeas 115, nays 96. The question then being on ordering the bill to be engrossed for a third read ing. I Mr. Wilson moved to lay the bill on the table lost, yeas 100 nays 114. Mr. Matterson made an unsuccessiul motion to adjourn. The bill was then ordered to be en grossed for a third reading yeas 112, 99. While this vote was being taken Lord Elgen was holding a reception in the lobby, and several members were being introduced to him. The bill was then passed yeas 113, nays 100. Applause In the galleries and on the floor, and much hissing. The Speaker called the members to order. Mr. Richardson hoped order would be preserved, and moved to reconsider the vote by which the Vill was passed, and then moved to lay the motion on the table. Mr. Letcher moved that when the house adjourned it be till Wednesday next. . The-speaker decided the motion out of order. - . . Mr. Letcher appealed from thedeci sion of the chair, and the chair was sus tained. Yeas 99, nays 80. , Mr. Richardson's motion was then agreed to. The house then at "night's pale noon adjourned Senate. Mr. Smith presented reso- lutions passed by the Legislature of Connecticut, on the Nebraska bill, and the repeal of- the Missouri Compromise. Mr. Cass. I heard all this kind of j denunciation forty years ago, and with as much violence and emphasis as can be used here; and I heard the Hartford convention defended as a rightful act. What I wished to call attention to, was a declaration in those resolutions, that they would not submit to the law of the when passe(L .With respect to the "opinion of the people of my own State, I think I it as well as the gentleman, and satisfied that Michigan will sustain her Representatives, in carrying through . a great national measure, which secures to American eiazena toe right ot seir government.,, -, , " . . Mr. Smith replied, and charcred Mr. Cass with having changed his opinions on the Wilmot proviso; at one time ad vocating, and then, again, opposing it. He denied that there was any threat in the resolution, as regards not consent ing to the law; what they intimated was, that a majority of the people of the northern States was opposed to it; but that the measure would not be opposed on the battle-field, but at the ballot box. This is the opposition which will be made to it, and made so successfully that those who now betray their con stituents in voting for the Nebraska bill, will be overwhelmed by an indignant people, and will be consigned to obscuri ty, and political death. The resolution was laid on the table to be printed. Mr. Chase presented a resolution of inquiry, as to the expediency of erecting a Marine Hospital at Cincinnati. Mr. Clayton offered a resolution, im posing certain restrictions on American Consuls in the West Indies, so as to prevent the abuse of the American flag by the slave trade, which was adopted. Adjourned. WASHINGTON, May 23. ' Senate. The Nebraska Bill was re ceived from the House, and read the first time. . Mr. Lemnon objected to the second reading. The Indian appropriation bill was taken up. House. Mr. Giddings desired to have fifty thousand copies of -the Journal of yesterday, printed for general circu lation. Objected to. The House then went into committee on the deficiency bill. A long debate ensued on a proposed appropriation of half a million dollars, to supply Washington city and George town, with water, and without con cluding the debate the committee arose, and after passing a resolution providing for an adjournment, from the first to the sixth of June, in order to have the hall cleaned out and renovated, the House adjourned. Prtvateerino. The following pas sage upon privateering, written by Thoma Des Quincey in 1 839, and pub lished as a part of his paper on Casuis try, in "Blackwood's Magazine," in that year, is interesting in itself at the present time, and as showing a remarka ble power to pre-determine the result of the action of moral forces: There is, however, amongst civilized nations, a mode of piracy still tolerated, or which was tolerated in the last war, but is now ripe for extinction. It is that war of private men upon private men, which goes under the name of privateer ing. Great changes have taken place in our modes of thinking within the. last twenty-five years; and the greatest change of all lies in the thoughtful spirit which we now bring to the in vestigation of all public questions. We have no doubt at all that, when next a war arises at sea, the whole system of privateering will be condemned by the public voice. And the next step after that will be, to explode all war whatso ever, public or private, upon commerce. War will be conducted by belligerents and vpo belligerents exclusively: To imagine the extinction of war itself, in the present stage of human advance, is, we fear, idle. Higher modes of civili zation the homo sapient of Linnaeus more humanized, and other improve ments must pave the .way for that; but amongst the earliest of those improve ments, will be the abolition of war carried into quarters where the spirit of war never ougnt to penetrate. Priva teering will be abolished. War, on a national scale, is often ennobling, and one great instrument of pioneering for civilization; but war of private citizen upon his fellow, in another land, is al ways demoralizing. The steamship Atlantic in her recent trip from Liverpool, encountered an unusual quantity of icebergs. Gen. Webb, of the , N. T. Courier, who was among the passengers, says: During the whole of Wednesday, we continued to pass mountain after moun tain of ice; and when I inform you that Capt. West, and the oldest seamen on board, declared that they never saw so many or such large icebergs, you will be able to form some idea of their mag nificence. The weather was exceeding ly cold, but clear; and with a brilliant moon at night, we were in no danger, and quite at liberty to enjoy one of the rarest and most magnificent sights that can be imagined. ' into liquor casks, propping up door know posts, banging over railings, and start feel ling the ear of night with rickety melo- divide their time between the lavwte tracer and the pet pugilist, and whose Youbo America. In bis lately pub lished volume of lectures on "the moral aspects of city life," Rev. E. M. Chapin says: "There are young men whose whole conception of enjoyment is concentrated in the word 'Fast'- who grow fast, live last, go last on the track of destruction, with their own folly for a locomotive, and champagne and brandy for the , steam-power ; converting themselves dv and drunken war-whoops. There are others, half fop and half ruffian, who idea of a millenium. crobablv. would "be that of a protracted Fourth of July." AimQriTH8 ' or Chicago. One of the Chicago papers states, that the oldest inhabitant born in Chicago, and now living there, is a lady of twenty -two yeart of age. The editor, not enjoying her acquaintance, ventures to incur her dis pleasure by the statement, that the "oldest native inhabitant" of Chicago, a city of more than sixty thousand people is Miss Ellen Hamilton, the daughter of Col. R. J. Hamilton. So late as 1834, only twenty years ago, there was but one mail per week from Niles, Michigan, to Chicago, and that was carried on horseback. On the 11th of January of that year, a large public meeting of the citizens of Chi cago was held at the house of Mark Beaubien, at which, of course, 'speeches were made,' and a memorial was drawn up and sent to the Postmaster General, stating the grievances under which the citizens labored, and the pressing neces sity there was for increased mail facili ties. The contrast presented by the present post office business is truly as tonishing. The Chicago post office is now sending out and receiving fourteen daily mails, besides several weekly and try-weekly. The receipts of the office for the quarter ending January 1st, 1854, were over 8130,000. The amount of letters passing through the office average over 30,000 daily, and there are 75 bags containing 45,000 newspapers. Theaverage number i ... ; j i .i e n leuers received oy me ciusons oi vni- cago, and sent out from the office, is about 5,000 per day. On Thursday, the 4th insL, an order was left at a drug store in Mont gomery, Ala., for a small quantity of lcotine, which was duly put up, labelled, and left on the counter. On Thursday night, a little daughter of Mr. W. T. Battle, of Montgomery, was taken sick. and a negro boy was sent to the drug store for medicine. A clerk arose, and carefully preparing the medicine, gave it, as he thought, to the boy, who car ried it to his master. Unfortunately the package containing lcotine was taken by the boy through mistake. The father ignorant of this, gave the child a teaspoonful of the mixture, causing death in a short time. The coroner's jury acquitted the apothecary of all blame. Th Man who pon't Advertisb. You meet him occasionally, and know him whenever you encounter him. He is his own betrayer. ' His business he will not advertise, but involuntarily ad vertises himself wherever he goes. - His coat is always a little seedy. He never rejoices in a new beaver. His shirt col lar manifests a decided tendency to skulk behind his cravat an unfailing in dication of declining prosperity. He looks at you askant, suspiciously, as though you had designs upon him. He always wears a meek, hang-dog sort of expression of countenance, like a tenant of life at sufferance. He has the blues. He has the dyspepsia. He has nothing to do at present, nothing better in pros pect. His pockets never resound with the sweet music of the "rocks." The clean pages of his ledger are rarely sul lied with entries. He is like a mummy in the great world around him, unknown and uncared for like the fifth wheel of a coach, out of place and worse than useless. y. Y. Dutchman. Anagram. The following anagram of Napoleon s name is translated from a French Journal, which says that the name is composed ot two Greek words, Xapot and Leon, which signifies the Lion of the Desert. The letters of the same name, ingeniously combined, pre sent a phrase which offers a singular analogy 'with the character of that ex traordinary man: 1 Napoleon. 6 Apoleon. 7 Poleon. 3 " Oleon. 4 Leon. 5 Eon. On. By striking off the first letter of this wnrn. and nnrisninr tha same entire with Pffh fnnnwin nn1. t Gk-pV words are formed, which literally trans- lated in the order designated by the heina th TJtm of the people, became the destroyer of ciiieet To Wash Sheep. A correspondent of the Ohio Cultivator, 6ays, "I take a hogshead with one head out, water tight; or a large meal tub, and sink it in the stream where there is considerable current, and take a few rocks and put in the bottom of the hogshead, I take four stakes with forks on one end, and drive them down until the forks come over the top of the hogshead to secure it from coming up. Alter tnis is done, I dip out the water and get into the hogs head and have a man to band the sheep to me, and I can wash 100 in a very short time, and be perfectly dry except my arms. Thx Wheat Crop. Many of onr farmers are plowing up wheat fields to put in bats and corn these fields being almost completely bare from the frosts of the winter. Other fields look pret ty well; but it cannot be disguised that the prospect is gloomy indeed. We be lieve this is much the case in Ohio and Indiana. But in those States farmers are putting in all the spring wheat they can, which will make up, to a con siderable extent, the winter killed. . . Mansfield Banner. ofHieads of the congregation.! . Thx Mormons or Utah. The De seret News, of February 16th, publish es an address of President tsngham Young, in which occurs this passage: I have no fears whatever of Franklin Pierce excusing me from office, and say that another man shall be governor of this territory. We have now a territorial government, and I am and will be governor, and no power can hinder it, until the Lord Al mighty toys: 'Brtgkam, you need not be governor any longer,' and then I am willing to yield to another. . It came into my mind what brother Bernhisel was speaking, and the same thing strikes me now; vis., inasmuch as he does first rate as our delegate in Washington, I was going to move that we send him again next season, though it is on the Sabbath day. I understand these thing, and say as other people say, 'We are Mormons.' We do things that are necessary to be done when the time comes for us to do them. If we wish to make political speeches, and it is necessary for the best interest of the cause and kingdom of God, to make them on the sabbath, we do it. Brother Kimball has second ed the motion that Dr. Bernhisel be sent back to Washington as our delegate; all who are in favor of it raise your right hands. More than two thousand hands were at once seen above the This has 1 . , . , turned into a caucus meeting. It is all right. I would call for an opposite vote. I will try it, however, not a single hand was raised in opposition. 1 will now say, not only to our dele gate to Congress, but to the elders that leave the body of the church, he (our delegate) thought that all our cats and kittens were let out of the bag, when Brother Prat went back last fall and published the revelation concerning the plurality of wives; it was thought there was no other cat to let out; but allow me to tell you, elders of Israel and del egate to Congress, you may expect an eternity of cats, that have not escaped from the bag. Bless your souls, there is bo end of them. For if there is not one thing, there will always be another. 8ee aoien or more assaults perpetra XnntJmn tod upon that old hat that concealed the April Fools. Our friend of the Albany Register carries his eyes in his head as he walks the streets of that quiet village, and narrates many curious and amusing incidents. Sometimes we suspect him of great inventive faculties but the following story of an April joke, is as good as any we have seen: speaking of the beginning of April, will any body tell us where the custom came from, which makes every body try to fool every body, on the first day of that capricious month! We saw a funny thing on the first day of April down in Green street. Did any body ever see any body pass by an old hat on the side walk, without giving it a kick? We do not believe such a thing ever happened. Well, a wag seized upon this character istic, out of which to makeH little amuse ment, on 'all fools' day.' So he pro cured a boulder, weighing some twenty pounds or more, and laying it upon the sidewalk, placed over it an ancient weather beaten hat. The first person who passed that way, was a jolly, rollicking young man, who went whistling 'Jordan is a hard road to travel,' and as he came opposite the hat, placed so temptingly in his way, he gave it a rousing kick, expecting of course to sec it go skiving into the mid dle of the street. But .t didn't move, and the kicker picked up his toe in both hands, and hopped about, and be came emphatic in his language, in a manner that made the perpetrator of the joke dodge around the corner. In a moment afterward, a gentleman came that way, with a cricket club on his shoulder, which he brought down with a swoop against the bat, expecting to see it lake a hoist over the lamp-post on the adjacent corner. But it didn't, while the cricket club as it rung against the stone, flew half way across the street, and the striker fell to dancing about, blowing bis fingers as if they were cold, and using a good many words not found in any religious work of the .da7- We aid long enough to boulder, and every time the attacking r J a WUIM UI bUB uitrgnia. 'Never go to bed,' said a father to ' his son, without knowing something yot I did not know in the morning.' 'Yes, ! sir,' replied the youth, 'I went to bed I slewed last night didn't dream of such a thing in the morning. ' A poor, helpless, hen-pecked philoso pher of a husband, describes a pinch to ; be the greatest amount of power at wo man a command, concentrated on a sin gle point. When you happen to have no dinner, and no money to bay one, just sit down and read the cookery book. Capital feast of imagination that . Onr bov William, who believes that England and I ranee will eventually be tray Turkey, says, that they are stuffing 'Turkev. that they may have a good feast of it when prepared. It makes an immense difference whe ther a man looks at the world before or after dinner. What is cloudy at one o'clock is fall of sunshine, roses and things at three. If you wish to thmk well of this mundane sphere, don't in heaven's name look at it on an empty stomach. A Most Focl and Horriblr Mur der. The Frankfort (Ky.) Yeoman, of Saturday last relates the particulars of a murderous outrage, which has few parallels in hellishness: . We hear various accounts of the hor rible murder perpetrated near Law renceburg, in Anderson county, of Mrs. McBrayer, wife of Jas. McBrayer, Esq., and daughter of Thomas Bond, of this place. It seems from a summary of the reports, that some time between nine and eleven o'clock night before last, after Mr. and Mrs. McBrayer had retired to rest, a man entered their room with an axe, and, approaching the bed, pass ed his hand over her face, in order to be sure of the right one, which awoke her. Being satisfied that it was her, he commenced cutting with his axe, first striking her breast and arms in many places; he then, with several strokes, severed one of her legs entirely off. Mr. McBrayer, being awakened by the noise, reached out his hand to protect his wife, and received a blow cutting his hand in two. The incarnate fiend, thinking he had killed her, commenc ed striking about at random over the bed, with the hellish intention to kill their youngest child, who was in bed with them, but not finding it, he went to the lounge in the room where slept their other child, and aimed a blow at its head, but only cut the back of its neck. He then went out, leaving the bloody axe at the door. Mrs. McBrayer had life enough left to tell who, as well as she could see, in the darkness, had committed the horrible deed. From her statement, her step-son has been ar rested and put in jail to await-his trial. Mtstxries or the Ocean. On Mon day week a paper, containing the results of various observations made in the coast survey by A. D. Bache, was read before the Scientific Association at Washington. Among other interesting passages, was one relating to the shape of the floor or bottom of the ocean, showing that some extraordinary de pressions exist along our own eoast: 'for instance, on the seaward line abreast of Charleston, from the shore to sixty miles out, the depth increases pretty gradually, till at that distance it has acquired a depth of one hundred fathoms. But it soon deepens with great rapidity, as if on the side of a mountain, until at the distance of eigh ty miles out the ocean bottom is more than six hundred and fifty fathoms from the surface. This continues for ward less than ten miles, when the depth as suddenly decreases to no more than three hundred and fifty fathoms, which so goes on only a few miles, when it again deepens to about five hundred fathoms, with subsequent fluctuations. There is therefore a submerge moun tain peak or ridge between these points, of a truly remarkable character. The difference in the temperature of the wa ter vary almost precisely according to the change of contour of the bottom, showing that the temperature at great depths is much modified by the propin quity of the ocean's bed. It appears that the gulf stream, whilst certainly not superficial, does not run to the bot tom, for off Cape Florida, at twelve hundred fathoms, the water in summer is of a temperature of 38 deg. Fahren heit, a degree below the average winter temperature further north.' A Large Prize. Mr. Mason, our Minister to France, has transmitted to Mr. Marcy, Secretary of State, a letter from Alex. Vattemere, the French gen tleman who has done so much for the diffusion of knowledge by international exchanges, stating that by his will he leaves 100,000 francs to any person who discovers the 'means of curing Asiatic cholera or the cause of the pestilence.' lo give publicity to the fact, the publi cation has been made. The power of awarding the pnze has been conferred on the Institute of trance, and the in terest of it, until it has been awarded, is to constitute an annual prize, to be giv en to those who advance the knowledge of the cause of cholera and its remedy. Liquor Law Bound Over. A Mr. Morath, a grocery keeper, was summon' ed to appear before Esq. Moore for sell ing liquor to a man in the habit of get ting intoxicated, contrary to the provi sions of the new liquor law. The eonv plaint was made by Mrs. Mitchell, who alleged that the said Morath sold her husband liquors, and that her husband was in the habit of getting intoxicated. The case came up for hearing yester day. William Clark, attorney, appear ed for the State, and George Atwater and V illiam Woods on behalf of the defendant. Several witnesses were ex amined on both sides, and the case ar gued by Clark for plaintiff, and Atwa ter for the defendant. The Justice re quired the defendant to give bond in the sum of S300 for his appearance be fore the Probate Court. The Court House was pretty well filled up, and much interest manifested in the decision of the case. Xtwork Herald. Well Said. 1& course of his able and excellent speech on the Nebras ka bill, Hon. Wm. Cullom, of Ten nessee, argued that, inasmuch as this measure benefitted neither the north nor the south, and noone but politicians, it should by good rights, be placed upon the private calendar, and the title of it should be amended so as to read, "A bill to make great men out of small ones, and to sacrifice the public peace and prosperity upon the altar oi poiiu- cal ambition." A Remarkable Max. At a temper ance meeting held in Alabama about six years ago, Col. Lemanousky, who had been 23 years in the armies of Na poleon Bonaparte, addressed the meet ing. He arose before the audience, tall, erect, and vigorous, with a glow of health upon his cheek, and said: Yoo see before you a man 70 years old. I have fought two hundred bat tles, have fourteen wounds on my body, have lived thirty days on horseflesh, with the bark of trees for my bread, snow and ice for my drink, the canopy of heaven for my covering, without stockings or shoes on my feet, and only a few rags of clothing. In the deserts of Egypt I have marched four days with a burning sun upon my naked head; feet blistered in the scorching sand; and with eyes, nostrils, and mouth filled with dust and with a thirst so tormenting, that I have opened my veins and sucked my own blood! ;Do you ask me how I have survived these horrors? I answer, that nnder the providence of God, I owe my preserva tion, my health and vigor to this fact, that I never drank of spiritous liquor in my life! and. continued he, Baron Lar ry, chief of the medical staff of the French Army, has stated as a fact, that the 600 survivors, who had safely re turned from Egypt, were all of them, men who had-abstained from ardent spirits.' ' . . Dreadful Accident Osi Man Killed and two Wounded! Yesterday evening, Mr. John Crawford, the min eral water manufacturer on Columbia street, near Race, was, engaged in put ting power on to his new soda water fountain, and had applied a pressure of 60 lbs., when it suddenly bursted. The head flew out and struck him in the pit of the stomach, tearing away the , flesh and leaving his entrails exposed. Two other persons were also severely injured, one of them belonging to the Fourth Ward House, having his ana broken off, and the other sustaining a severe wound in his leg. Mr. Craw ford was immediately removed to his house on Front street, and died in fire minutes afterwards. The accident is said to have occurred through imperfect construction of the machine. [Cincinnati Commercial. An Ingenious Riddle. It was done when it wSs begun, it was done when it was half done, and yet it wasn't done when it was finished. Now what was it? 0f course you can't guess. Will this do? Timothy Johnson eourted Susannah Dunn. It was Dunn when it was be gun, it was Dunn when it was half done, and yet it wasn't Dunn when it was done for it was Johnson. i3r'How,' said LordA-, to a friend who wished to convey a matter of im portance to a lady without communicat ing directly with her, 'how can you be certain of her reading the letter, seeing that you have directed it to her hus band?' 'That I have managed, without the possibility of a failure,' was the ans wer. 'She'll open it to a certainty, for I've put 'private' in the corner.' Consolation por the Apflicted.-V Mrs Stevens, of Wisconsin, in a letter to a life insurance agent, writes: That 'it affords me a great pleasure to ac knowledge the receipt of $1,000, being the amount of a policy effected on the life of my late husband.' Then Mrs. Roxa Wiley writes to a similar agent, 'it is with heartfelt gratitude that I ac knowledge the receipt of the sum of 81,000, being the amount of a policy of insurance on the life of my late husband.' RrciiTB op an Audience. It has now been solemnly decided in Scotland, that any man at a theatre may hiss like twenty geese, if he will. A person who had rudely exercised this privi lege, was rudely turned out of the theatre and taken into custody. The magistrates, on the case being brought before them, fined the manager 20 gui neas and sixteen pounds expenses. This was appealed from, by a bill of suspension; but the original decision was confirmed by the Lord ordinary, with additional costs. London Examiner. Cure for a Drt Cough Take ol niwrloriwl onim-nrabic. half an ounce: liquoric-juice, half an ounce. Dissolve" the gum nrsi in warm wntcx, bucmc in UHS JUivw v. . , paregoric two drachms; syrup of squills .I...ln. fnrlr all in Kstttlo anf OQC UIW.I1U1I w, m t w.v.w ...... shake well. Take one tea-spoonful when ., u . vi me congii is uuuuicbviuc. f The First Fruit op War. A letter from Rev. Wm. G, Shauffler, of Con stantinople, draws a melancholly picture of the distress which the Eastern war has already occasioned among the poor or ,lua nf I :nnf antinnnle. tie sbts that there is no commerce, no businesa going on, but little money to bo seen, , and thousands of human beings are dy ing of hunger, thirst, nakedness, and T?ai and mice are eaten br many to allay the cravings of hunger, arA nonnla who but a few months since o cnmnarativelv rich in worldly goods, now beg for bread. ; Mr. Shauff fer states that, although he has resided for twenty years in Constantinople, through all the horrors of war, plague, famine, and fire, he never saw such dis tress as now exists.