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F ' v mier- twi at T ' i it SUUSt.UU uuy.— To those vvhoreceive this paper by mail, two ilullnrs, and those who du not ,tmdollars and twenty-five ctnh a year, ix auvin* t.. no pan m a; vancc,. will 1> C charged; and not paul before the exp,- an(1 tl g3*No Subscription will be discontinued unless two week's notice is given and alf arrearages arc j ;j ken the of a es visit of to old the babe's soft breathings to her matron heart i Made blessed music, and lier innocent thoughts, i and , ! of her lic and it hut lje TERMS. ■Aiivki Slaughter sf theJir.it "Innocent." ■ - Hhe had retired at noon Beneath the roof which, for a little while, Had canopied the fairest and the first In bright creation. As 1 rose from prayer, I watch'd her steal with timid steps, and lay Her sleeping infant, (half in sacred fear) On the same couch late hallow'd by his God. She knelt, and on her circling arms reclined; Free from distracting care, had wove a dream So light, 'twas scarcely slumber, yet more warm Thar? life. 1 mark'd it on lier glowing clxcek, And the sweet smiles which lightened, play'd and j )» went ■' I,ike sunbeams on the dark and heavy cloud Which even then hung o'er her. Suddenly— I cannot now define that wildering pause Of doubt and horror—the quick flush of steel— The boisterous rush of men—the murderous blow, Ere his sweet sleep had vanish'd—consecrate Upon the holiest shrine of guilty earth The first young martyr in his Saviour's cause Died with that smile upon his rosy lips, His spirit wears hi heaven. a alas ed and SONG. When a poor little maid feels lier senses astray, Cannot sleep on her pillow, Sees a form still pursue her, do all that she can And this form should he that of a handsome young man, 3ly neighbours will whisper then, good lack-u day! The poor little maid's in a very sad way. ' I no „«-„ii ttu-hro-in« to m k S B> bis AVhen she speaks very seldom, and speaks with a Sigh, When, though witty or wise, she appears like a in dunce, And folks wonder what's come totheg, rl «H at | f once, Sly neighbours will whisper then, good lack-a- bv to ■ rest all the day, (lay. The poor little maid's in a very bad way. Sweet as the calm that o'er the sea At twilight's hour steals silently, Are those loved minutes men may steal From this sad world of woe and care, To search their hearts, and blissful feel Some early recollections there; Some little hymn, to which the knee Oft bends in earliest infancy. Some short prayer, whicli the memory Can call forth just as easily As when a child—or when, perhaps, Maternal eyes would gaze and weep, While, sinking in our sisters' laps, They lull'd us with this prayer to sleep. Oh, thought divine! e'en life's rough sea That hour would gild most lovely. R5 From an English Paper. THE QUEEN BEE. On Saturday, 22d March, the Edinburg Wernerian Society met for the first time this season, and we were happy to see a nu merous meeting. The first paper that was submitted to their notice was 'on the con version of the larva of a working bee into a queen bee,' by the Rev.-Dunbar, of Ap plegarth. Mr. Dunbar states that he no ticed the operations of a hive on the loss ot a queen: for the first day all was noise and Confusion, when the loss was discovered. After this had a little subsided, in conse quenceofthe loss being ascertained,the bees, to avoid a state of anarchy, laid the founda tion of royal cells, and of four more the next day, and placed the larva of (what is sup posed to be) the xvorking bee in them. ' the end of fourteen days, a new queen issued forth from one of the cells, and with an in stinct equalling Turkish wisdom and poli cy, proceeded to tear open the other royal cells, no doubt with the determination of de stroying what was likely to produce a rival to her power. The working bees rebelled against this unconstitutional exercise of au thority, and hauled her majesty away from her job. They succeeded in protecting the junior branches of the royal family, and were rewarded for their loyalty, by the birth of a princess. But it was ot no avail, for the Czarina, who had as it should seem, a preferable claim, in virtue of the priority of her birth, killed her fair and unfortunate rival. Mr. Dunbar, in corroboration of the above fact ot the formation of an artificial ^Mrten. narrates an instance of it having been At done by an artificial swarm also. A num her of bees (not an uncommon circumstance) depended in a large cluster, front the door of the hive: he suddenly removed the hive from their sight, and placed another in its room containing empty cells, having pre viously taken the precaution of putting into it about three inches square of honey comb, containing larva and honey; and the astonish men t 0 f the bees was very great when they entered the new hive, and missed their rich stores and their beloved monarch, the fair an(1 statdy queen . they blIhtled about in every direction ; but the next day finding j hat t,lc ra X al bad removed, and a ken away the treasure, they began to lay the foundation of royal cells, and in course of time made themselves a new queen. Mr. Dunbar bus repeated this last experiment with great success. In the West church of Greenock, without j a stone to mark the place, slumber the ash- ; es of Burns' Highlander, Mary. Un a late | visit to that town, curiosity and a hope of cli - citin/f some particulars respecting the objectj of the poets love, induced us to pay a visit to the mother of Mary Campbell, now re siding thc-re. We found her a tidy, hale old woman, of four score, seated beside lier ••wee bit ingle," and busily employed at her spinning wheel, with the product, of which and a little assistance from the Parish, she I'managcs to eke out a sort of livelihood, Her daughter Mary soon became the subject | of conversation, and we found her extreme communicative. Siie stated that when her daughter came from Ayrshire, she spoke often of the correspondence she had there maint lined with Hums, and said that he re peatedlv offered her his hand, and told her lic would come to any part of the Highlands and marry her. He likewise mentioned that it was his intention to go to the West Indies, hut he said, in the event of this taking place, lje would settle a yearly sum upon his High-! land Mary until he returned. I Burns' gallantry at this time formed a [ theme for gossips, and Mary almost dreaded j HIGHLAND MARY. )» wtiv-iow IUI (jwioi^o, UIIU .n is j ushiwjv »'».«ucu i a union with one whom her friends condemn- ! lliid she survived, these ob- I jections would have been surmounted; but I alas ! their last farewell was spoken; ere they j ed as a rake. were long separated the resistless arm of j death numbered Mary among his victims, and she was mingled with the clods of the valley—while the hard, unconscious of his loss, was revelling in visionär} prospects of domestic bliss. Impatient at the delay and silence of his betrothed, Burns wrote re peatedly to the Highlands, hut could obtain no information to quiet his soul. At length he addressed a letter of inquiry to her uncle at Greenock, and by him the melancholy truth was unfolded. To one whose bosom was tenderly alive to the finer feelings and pas sions, this proved an overwhelming blow— bis mental anguish was affecting in the c:: treme, and his sorrows were vented in the well known impassioned address "To Mary in Heaven." After Mary's death, several mm "n'^icircS^iled Ä | f lls ious, were discovered in her chest. These, with a letter addressed to Mrs. Campbell, bv her intended son-in-law, were committed bv her intended son-in-law, were committed to the flames bv the ruthless hand of one of Marv's brothers May snrotneis. I he last parting scene between the vouth ful lovers, as described by the poet, was ex tremclv impressive.— Af.er spending a day of parting love, on the bonny banks of Ayr, they stood on the opposite banks of a limpid stream exchanging bibles, and vows of eter ual fidelity. The Bible which Burns that day placed in the hands of his soul's idol is now in the possionol one of her sisters at Ar drossan. It is a pocket bible in two volumes, -Upon the boards of the first volume, is inscribed, in the hand writing of Burns, "A„d ye shall not swear by my name falsely j—lam the Lord." Chap. xix. 12tb verse, t)n the second, ''Thou shall not forswear thyself, but perform unto the Lord thine oath. ami upon a blank leaf, "Robert Burns, Moussgiel. Barbers —Of the barbers' art as practiced formerly. Archdeacon Nares gives a curious sample from Lyly, an uld dramatist; one of the characters, being a barber, says, "Thou knowest I have taught thee the knockings of the hands, the tickling on a man's hairs, like the turning of a titterne; 1 instructed thee in the phrases of our eloquent occupa tion, as how, sir, will you be trimmed? will you have your jpeard like a spade or a bod kin? a pent-house on your upper lip, or an alley on your chili? a low curl on your head, or like a bull; or dangling lock like a spaniel? Your mustachois sharp at the end; like shoe maker's awls, or hanging down to your mouth like goat's flakes? your love locks wreathed with a silken twist, or shaggie, to fall on your shoulders?" MARQUIS DE ST. GILLES. The Count de St. Germain's Tale. From the Memoirs of the Court of Louis XV. By Madame du Hausset. At the beginning of this century, the Mar quis de St. Gilles xvas sent Ambassador from Spain to the Hague. In his youth he had been particularly intimate with the Count de Moncade, a grandee of Spain, and one of tile riebest nobles of the country. Some time after the Marquis' arrival at the Hague, he received a letter from the Count, entreat ing him, in the name of their former friend ship, to vender him the greatestpossible ser vice. ''You know,' said he, 'my dear Marquis, the mortification I felt that the name of Mon cade xvas likely to expire with me. At length it pleased heaven to hear my prayers, and to grant me a son ; he gave early promise of dispositions worthy of his birth ; but he sometime since formed an unfortunate and disgraceful attachment to the most £elebra ted actress of the company of Toledo. I shut my eyes to this imprudence on the part of a young man whose conduct had, till then, caused me unmingled satisfaction. Hut, having learned that he was so blinded by passion, as to intend to marry this girl, and that he had even bound himself by a xvrit ten promise to that effect, I solicited the King to have her placed in confinement, Mv son having got information of the steps I had taken, frustrated my intentions, by escaping with the object of bis passion. For movc Van six months, I have vainly endea voured to discover where helms concealed himself, but I have now some reason to think lie is at the Hague. The Count earnestly conjured the Mar quis to make the most rigid search, in or der to discover his son's retreat, and to en dcavour to prevail upon him to return to his home. 'It is an act of justice.'continued he, 'to provide for the girl, if she consents to give up the written promise of marriage. j which she has received, and I leave it to ; V our discretion to do what is right for her, | äs well as to determine the sum necessary to bring my son to Madrid, in a manner suit able to his condition. I know not whether you are a father; if you are, you will be a ble to sympathise in my anxieties.' The Count subjoined to this letter an exact de scriotion of bis sun, and the young woman bv whom he was accompanied. Outlie i-e ceipt of this letter, the Marquis lost not a moment in sending to all the inns in Amster dam, Rotterdam, and the Hague, but m vain | —be could find no trace of them. He began to despair of success, when the idea struck I him, that a young French page of his, re- j markable for bis quickness and intelligence, 1 might be employed with advantage. n ( -: promised toreivard him handsomely, if h<o J succeeded in finding the young woman who was the cause of so much anxiety, and gave him the description of her person. The pave visited all the public places for many dues, without success; at length, one evening at the plav, he saw a young man and wo I man in a box, who attracted his attention. ! [ When he saw that they perceived that he I j was looking at them, and withdrew to the | i w «I 3 IUUIYII1£ «ik UH.III, nun nmiuiv « <-»' mv. i ! hack of the box to avoid his observation, lie I felt confident that they were the objects ofj^ I his search.—He did not take his eyes from j the box, but watched every movement in it. j The instant the performance endpil, he was in the passage leading from the boxes to the door, and he remarked that the young man, who doubtless observed the dress he wore, tried to conceal himself as he passed him, by putting his handkerchief before his face. He followed him, at a distance, to the inn called the Vicomte de Turenie, whicli he saw him and the woman ente - ; and being now certain of success, he ran !o inform the Ambassador. The Marquis de St. Gilles immediately re liai red to the inn, wrapped in a cloak, and followed by his page and two servants. He desired the landlord to show him to the room of a young man and woman, who had room a young man woman, lodged for some time in his house. The landlord for some time refused to do so, un The yÄ"Äc notice TwTs speaking to the Spanish Ambassador, who had strong reasons for wishing to see the ' persons in question. The iinkeeper said they wished not to he known, md that they li'»il absolutely forbidden him u admit anv had absolutely toiumutn Him o admit an> body into their apartment, whtuul not ask for them by their name, but Hat since the Ambassador desired it, he would show him their room. He then conducted ihcm to a dir ty, miserable garret. He kmcked at the door, and waited for some tine; he then knocked again, pretty loudly, upon which the door was half opened.—At the sight of. the Ambassador and his suite, the person who opened it immediately closed it again, exclaiming that they had made a mistake— The Ambassador pushed hard against it; forced his way in; made a sign to Iris people ? to wait outside, and remained in the room, He saw before him a very haidsomc young man, whose appearance perfectly corrcs ponded with the description; and a young woman ot great beauty, and remarakably fine person, whose countenance, form, col "r of the hair. See. were the same asdescrib ed bv the Count de Moncade. 1 he young man-spoke first He complained of the vi olence used in breaking into the apartment ot a stranger living rn a tree country, under the protection of its laws. 1 lie Ambassador stepned forward to embrace him, and said, "it is useless to feign, my dear Count; I know you, and I (lo not come here to give pain'to you or to this lady." 1 he young man replied that he was entirely mistaken ; that lie was not a Count, but a son to a merchant of Cadiz ; that the lady xvas Iris wile ; and that they were travelling fo- pleasure. The Ambassador, casting ins eyes around the miserablY-furnished room, which contained but one bed, and some packages 'is this, my dear child, (allow me to address you by a title which is warranted by my tender re gard for your father) is this a fit residence for the son of the Count de Moncade V— The young man frill protested against the use of any such language, as addressed to him. At length, overcome by the entreat- i ies of the Ambassador, he confessed, wsep- j ing, that he was the son ot the Count de j Moncade, but declared that nothing should induce him to return to his father, if he must abandon a woman he adored. 1 ne voung woman burst into tears, and'threw herself at the feet of the Ambassador, telling him that she would not be the cause of the ruin of the young Count ; and that genera's ity, or rather love, would enable her to dis regard her own happiness, and for his sake to separate herself from him. The Ambas sador admired her noble disinterestedness. The young man, on the contrary, received her declaration with the most desperate grief. He reproached his mistress, and de clared that' he would never aGandon so .esti-1 mable a creature, nor suffer the sublime gen j erosity of her heart tobe turned against of he he herself. The Ambassador told him that the Count de Moncade was far from wishing to render lier miserable, and that he was com issioned to provide her with a sum suffi cient to enable her to return into Spain, or to live where she liked. Her noble senti ments, and genuine tenderness, he said, in spired him with the greatest interest for her, and would induce him to go the utmost lim its of his power, in the sum he was to give her; that he, therefore, promised her ten thousand florins, that is to say, about twelve hundred pounds, which would be given her the moment she surrendered the promise of marriage she had received, and the Count de Moncade took up his abode in the Ambas dor's house and promised to return to Spain. —The young woman seemed perfectly in different to the sum proposed, and was whol ly absorbed in her love, and in the grief of leaving him. She seemed insensible to eve ry tiling but the cruel sacrifice which her reason and her love itself demanded. At length, drawing from a little portiolio the promise of marriage, signed by the Count, *1 know his heart too well,' said she, 'to need it.' Then she kissed it again and again, with a sort of transport, and delivered it to the Ambassador, who stood by, astonished at the grandeur of soul he witnessed. He promised her that he never w ould cease .to take the liveliest interest in her fate, and assured the Count of his father's forgiveness. —'lie will receive with open arms,' said he, 'the prodigal son, returning to the bosom of , in . ) lls distressed family : the heart ut a lather !' s aM iuexhaustless mine or tenderness. How I iffeat will be the lelicity such was, in j part, the languageol the Ambassador, which 1 appeared to produce a strong impression -: on the young man. But, tearing lest, during J tlic night, love should regain all his power, and should triumph over the generous reso lutiou o. the lady, the Marquis pressed t.ie young Count to accompany him to his hotel, ' tears,the cry of anguish, which mark l ' ( * t ' 1 ' s crue ' separatum, cannot be descn i cc * : they deeply touched the heart of the ! Ambassador, who' promised, to watch over I t l le y ou,1 B }ady. I tie Count s little ua; | was , not jofficult to remove^and that in bb"b' not difficult to remove, and that x cry i . ' '-'veiling, he was installed in the finest apart ofj^ euts . H1 Ambassauorji . .. .. Ibe Marquis was over-joyed in having restored to the illustrious house of Moncade, the heir of its greatness, and of its magnificent domains. On the following morning, as soon as the young Count was up, he found tailors, dealers in cloth, luce, stuff, 8cc. out of which he had only tochoose. Two valetsde cham bre, and three laquais, chosen by the Am bassador for their intelligence and good con duct, were in waiting hi his anti-chamber, and presented themselves, to receive bis or ders. The Ambassador showed the young Count the letter he had just written to his father, ill which lie congratulated him on possessing a son, whose noble sentiments J aud striking qualities were worthy oi his ii- J father, ill which lie congratulated him on auu striking qualities were wormy oi ms n- 1 lustrious blood, and announced his speedy return. 1 he young lady was not forgotten, he confessed, that to her generosity he was ul V^ exp"rested his rmmcriou tluR he an CoinltouM^^ppro^^^ift he had made her of ten thousand florins. The sum ' vas remitted, on the same day, to this no ble and interesting girl, who left the Hague without delay. 1 he preparations for the Count's journey were made; a splendid J a n excell ent carriaite wete warurooe, aim an cxcciiem. carnage, »», embarked at Rotterdam, in a ship bound tor 1'ranee, on board which a passage was se cured for the Count who was to procceed from that country to Spain. A considerable . sum of money and letters of credit oil laris, were given him at lus departure ; and the parting between the Ambassador and tbe | fjung u CouiR, wa s ^osttouclm,g 1 lie Maiquiscle at. tallies awaitea witn linpa tience the Count's answer, and enjoyed Ins lmnd's deligbt by anticipation. At u ? ! *P ira ' 1 ° n c "^ u 'u wouîd^beuterlr loiig-expcctedlettei t wou JT lmpossiffieto de-cnbe his^ u pi o mg the lollowing wo. els. ncver er , lllt . p hannbrnss of S ring T father and, in the midst_ol abuuuaiit weaitn anu ''''X'an^luJtriÔus 1 « ciffiin n"r seeing an lilustuous nouse enu in my I ^^ ^ ' i .' sed urn... bv a gtet, that you la,e "; i s advantage young adveiitui eii, w '-a ^s taken ad • ^ S ot the knovvled^Ljie had, by s , ""Viot bT'thes'i'ifferer. The hxcc la " c y must ' Kd , t , le Count de Moneaue is most n mi person whomyou washed to sm ve, he bound to repay what youi genu us 11 iu ship hastened to advance, m order to pro cure him a \\ «efö« Mai- 1 " felt most deeply. 1 ,™P e ' 'JL quis, that your Excellency will h«ve no ties Ration in accepting the remittance con am ed in this letter, of tinee thousand loins of France, ot the disbursal ol wnu.ii you sent me an account." ..Ihe manner in winch Count de at. Gu mam spoke, says Madame haussa m the character ot the young advuitu.er, _h!b mis i tress, and the Ambassador, maoch.s a li j ence- weep and laugh by turns. Hie jtr } j is true m c.or . particular, mid t o ad e tore surpasses Gusman d Alfarache in ad dress, accoi mg to t,,e jepo. -c. son e^p.i^ sons present Mad.ucl having a play written, founded on tiiisstoi), and the Count sent it to her m writing, trom which I transcribed it. - COCHIN CHINA DELICACIES, Fat pork and rotten eggs they seemed to con s - lder as delectable morsels, and were not sparing tbe ;,. p0 xver of consumption, It-xvill appeal ,freely credible to an European, both here and in many parts of China, fresh eggs are looked up on xvith indifference, w hile those that have be come putrid are much esteemed, and that the lat j tewcost in the market thirty per centi more than tire former; eggs that contain young ones are ■ still more highly esteemed, and, amongst the nu merous dishes sent to us by the king, were two plates full of hatched eggs, containing young that were already fledged. We were assured that this was considered a mark of great distinc tion. Doubting still the fact, we sent them to the soldiers appointed as our gard, Who gobbled them up in haste with the most luxurious voraci ty. Finlaysou's mission to Siam and Cochin Chi na. XAWS Or THE UNION. BV AUTHORITY. PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE NINETEENTH GONGRESS. [Pcsuc—No. 12.] AN ACT making appropriations for the support of Government for the yearone thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. enacted by the Senate and House oj motives of the United States of A in Congress assembled. That the Be it enacted by the Senate and House oj Rc/irescntativcs of the United States of A merica in Congress assembled. That the following sums he, and the same are hereby respectfully appropriated, for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six; that is to say: For compensation to the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives, their Officers and Clerks, in'addition to the of four hundred and fifty-five thousand dollars, appropriated by the act of the twen ty-third December, last, fifty thousand and twenty dollars; and for the contingent ex pe.nses of the Senate, in addition to the sum heretofore appropriated, seven thousand dollars. _ For expenses of the Library of Congress, including the salary of the Librarian, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the President of the United States, twenty-five thousand dollars. For compensation the the Vice-President of the United States, five thousand dollars. For compensation to the Secretary of State, six thousand dollars. For compensation to Clerks in the De partment of State, per act of twentieth of April one thousand eight hundred and eigh teen, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars. For compensation to one Machinist in the Patent Office, pt> act of the twenty sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twen ty-four, seven hundred dollars. For compensation to the Messengers in J the Department of State, including the Mes J senger in the Patent Office, one thousand sum 1 «ÔÀoTlurs r ul * * J, '-j,,.;,;,, ron thi»ent exnens , ' f ~ fnrlndinr- the f the an l for extra copying of papersf twenty* eight thousand an,? ninety-five dollars. tor compensatio into theSecretary of the 'Jf - j " „ tot i, e Clerks in the Of 1 erl -etarv of the Treasury Der fice ot theJ jlc««-U iy ot the i reasu y p„ act ot twentieth ot April, one thousand eignt hundred and eighteen, ten thousand four ., , , ,, ° mmnrnoa'tinn to one Clerk ner act of P f thousand eight )' , * ' h on(J thousand one . . , ' 1 ramnancîtinif to the Messenaers in o?ie thousand and fifty dollars, in | • _ Fm . com pensation ' t0 the First Comptrol - . .£ easurv three thousand five hun- easury ' tnree ^tnousana nt e nun pm-cmnDentation to the Clerks m the of flee of the First Comptroller, per act of the twel)tieth of Apri | t 0 n c thousand eight hun dred and eighteen, seventeen thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars, For compensation to the messengers in said office, one thousand and fifty dollars, in For compensation to the Second Comptrol 1er of the Treasury three thousand dollars fice of the Second Comptroller, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hun dred ;uul ej ht e ell , n i nc thousand sex en hun , dred andfiftv dollars For compensation to the Messengers in said office, seven hundred dollars, in full of all ' „ compensation to the First Auditor of th-e- thousand dollars "- fice of the Frst Auditor of the T, easury, per act of the twei tieth of April, one thousand ac oi t e t , ' thil . teen thous e ( *8 1 ' 1 '-Äff of • comoens ition to the Messenger in said P lm | u hcd dollars, in full of all al i.-T,,'. compensation to the Second Auditor e •j- r J, SUI . v three housund dollars, e compensation to Clerks in the Office li- e.. c ,Mul Auditor of the Treasury, per } J. t ofthc twen tieth of April, one thousand ■ hundred and eighteen, sixteen thuus e , 1 J dred doU " rs . p or compensation to the Messenger In said office, seven hundred dollars, in full of allal are lowance. For compensation to the Third Auditor of the Treasury, three thousand dollars. For compensation to the,Clerks in the Of fice of the Third Auditor of the Treasury, per act of the twentieth April, one thousand eight huudred and eighteen, tweuty-one thou sand nine hundred dollars. For compensation to the Messengers in said office, one thousand aud fifty dollars, in full of all allowances. For compensation to the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury, three thousand doflws.