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HENRY D. MAS8ER, 3 PosuiHitas asd JOSEPH EISKLY. $ Pxhiumii, . B. JMSSEtt, EOttmr, ortlCI IH It ASK ST tTKtrlT, kar SB.) Til G A M EKIUAIN" is publiahed im; Satur day it TWO UOLLAKS per annum to be paid half yearly inadvance. No paper discontin ued till ill aircaragce are paid, Noaubwriptions received lor a less period than ml mouths. All communications or letters on business relating to the ulKce, to insure attention, must be POST PAID. SUNBUM AMERICAN. AND SHAlttOKIN JOUNRAL. 1'ItICr.S OP AOVKR TISIXK. t square 1 insertion, f 0 50 1 do 9 do . . . . 0 75 1 do 3 d.J . . 1 00 r.Ty mibneqticrit Ineerti. n, . 0 S3 Yearly Adrertinements, (with the privihpe ol alteration) one column f S3 t half column, (19, three squares, 1 12; two squares, 9 J one reflate, fa. Without the privilege of alteration a l.beial Absolute acqurescehca In the derisions of the majority, the vital principle of Republics, from which there in no appeal but to force, the vital principle and immediate parent of (leap nism. Jerrtmon. discount will be made. Advertisement left without direction a to the lenath f time they are to be published, will be continued until ordered out, and charged accord By Masscr & Else1y. Sunbtiry, Northumberland Co. I'tt. Snfurduy, July 16, 14. Vul. II No. XIAl. njrly. Cj"Mteen lines make a square. 9 Fro'i the Kcw York Oleter. Is Chnla our Neighbor I BT SARAH I. ItAl.a. ),nd Jerftis said, "which thinkeat thnu was neighbor to him that fell among theivea!" Ami the young Tr.an rsweted, he that showed kindness to him." And Jesus said, "go thnu and do likawise," Can China be our neighbor, And yet r reive no caret Shall Ciuistiinn ceise their labor, And b ave her to dispairt Her children, sunk in sorrow, Arcsirk with many ills; To-day is and to morrow, A deeper shadow Alls. And bowed in tribulation, No licht athwart the gloom, That old and haughty nation Seems basting to her doom : The rup of woe sbe'a tas'ed But must she 'neaih war's frown, Like Balbxn be wasted. Like Egypt trodden down t Oh7 when thrs kingiloms perished No Saiour'a name was known ' No brother love was cherished. No christian kindness shown ; Now where ' the heart so frozen. But feels the Gospel ray And we, as Freedom's chosen, Should lead in Merry's way. As grntle dews distilling, Cause withered plants to live, So Love, her work fulfilling. Her alms and prayers should give, Till China's millions, breaking From sin's dirk bonds, arise, Like death to life awakins, Wlien Ciod descends the skies. As early floweia, up springing, Proclaim the opening year, 3o love and hope are bringing The day of promise near! Each tear of pity given, Each mite in faith bestowed, Make earth more like to heaven, Where all is done for God. Philadelphia March 10, 1K43. Equality. I drenm'd, that buried in my fellow clay, ("lose by a common beggar's side I lay ; And, as so mean a neighbor ahocked my pride, Thu, like a corpse of consequence, I cried : "Scoundrel begone! and henceforth touch mo not, More manners learn and at a distance rot. "Mow, scoundrel !' in a haughtier lone cried he; "Proud lump of dirt, I scorn thy words snd theer Here all arc equal; now thy cise is mine; This is my rotting place, and thnt is thine." To an I'mbrrlla. Alas! thou lost one! lung must I repent That fatal hour when l forgot your tost. Learning too late that an umbrella lent la fashionably an umbrella lost! We b'lid a friend, to shield him from the frost, A coit or cloik, and it is homeward sent; Cut when a friend is by s tempo-! rmss'd, A lowii'd umbrella for a gift m mejiil. As for the value, I don't care a cent.; But when a man is made to ci eh a soaking, Ot be within a lonely shelter pent, When in a hurry, 'lis no longer joking ! A'a.1 thou lost one ! le to jour m nes Cats, dogs, and little niggers! how it rains! I'll 41 m. ATdANCsK iPltACTICBS 1W AI.GlFns. I 'Cut in thai exhibition, eo afflicting- to the The Akhbar, a journal published at Algiers, human species, what waa most painful to see, gives an aecottnt of a sect of Mahotnmednn waa a child about twelve years old, gifted with enthusiasts, Aicouas, as they are called, who, the most interesting countenance, who, after excited by certain leaders of their ceremonies, I extracting from the furnace wherein the eho- called Mogaddams do many 6trnnge and sur. vels were made red hot, a burning piece of coal prising things. We copy the following nam- had thrust it with great pains into his mouth, ative, purporting to come from an eye witness, and blowing with force, threw out thousands When I was first introduced into the ns- of sparks. semblv of the Aicouas. it was hold in a small ,T1)e first floorjrallCTy and circumference of and very illkept Moorish house, its walls of equivocal whiteness were an exception the to cleanliness of the dwellings of the natives, to which frequently renewed coatings of lime impart an air of cleanliness, and even a cer tain eclat which makes one overlook the scanti ness and habitual decay of the Moorish furniture. An immense earthern chandelier, strangely the terrace were filled with Mahometan wo men who watched with eager curiosity the scenes passing before them. Loos! loos! ut tered in the shrillest notes of voices from time to time encouraged such Aicouas as shook with most phrenzy or performed the most ex traordinary feals in the scorpian or red hot shovel way. Clad as they are in the streets carefully hidden beneath their veils, they were coloured, stood in the middle of the court, and not in tI,e half obscurity that prevailed, unlike from the depths nfits broad socket, a l.nr end Sro"P8 01 pnnionw attending some internal thin tnrer more inclined than the tower f P, ceremony. We wcie informed, that some of diagonally rose, dropping noon the faithful. lMore WiC U,0US" "ot Belonging to "e wet " I I D " v I J . . ... . who were absorbed in the solemnity of the 01 iJcn 'sa' earned away by the example set ceremonv. a lcolid and yellowish wax. TiWh lncm. "aa lrelpa uiemseives to mutations ot ' T- l.t 1 1 t . we were then in the verv middle of the worst ine MCrca anncP' 8na ,nau,ferea me pleasure ot crushing glass with their teeth, eating nails and refreshing their tongues with red hot shov els. In one instance the rich waistband of a season, the Aicouas stood in a row in the open air; and until the moment of eating scorpions and serpents, they devoured with 6nlendid ap petite, loads of pils.i and couscoussou. heaped woman was lowered irom me gallery, and an in enormous wooden vases. Aicoua immediately put it round him. The When the meal was over, the pcrformtrs musie immediately commenced again, and with in the impending drama ecized a number of lne '"aia exercises, n neignuor as- tabors. covered with lonir inscriptions, some of 8"rea me ln" u,e lftav wno naa lnus BC,,t ll,em them recording the nVht of r.ronertv which tho her waistband, in order to become enricnte. cornorntion hnd in thus- instruments, and the wou,d not 1)0 dwppointcd, and that before others praises of Ciod. Mahomet, ind Ben Aisa. mowa e'BPea anKatome mierces-non ol At the same tine that some Aicouas slowly u,r "0IV "aootm sue wouiu nave every pros- struck their tabors, one of them sanrr nravprs P0" 01 becoming a momer, to Allah and the Prophet, and thus precluded to the particular eulogy of Ben Atsa, who, was to enact the grand part the remainder of the niirht. The hymns, combined with the deafening noise of the tabors, ultimately excited the At caovos. The spirit of their master then seem ed to alight on them, one after another they I have heard it 6aid, that these fanatics eat serpents and scorpions, and to know whether they extracted the stings of the latter animal, as was alleged, I had taken the trouble to go to the Bouzareath, whence I had brought a col lection capable of sathfyjng the most voracious of the sect At the highest point of the cere mony, Idrew from my pocket the largestscor dropped their instruments, abruptly, rushed in- Pion 1 had "elected a villian whose sting I was to the space allowed to the performers, shook with violence alternately jumping on eithrr foot ; and most violently staking their heads backwards and forwards, and right and left. As soon as one of the sectarians fell into this condition, a bournons was slipped over him which concealed tire whole body, save the head. The chaciyah or red scull cap which covered the head, soon disappeared in the violent slink- quite rure had not been extracted. No sooner did the Aicanuas perceive it than they rushed at me with gluttonous avidity. I dropped the scorpion into the most eager hand. lie, afier irritating it in a thousand ways, put it on his lips and pressed it in a little between his teeth I approached him near enough to convince myself that the sting had not been extracted, and that my scorpion of 'Bouzaresh was at that moment provided with all his offensive weapons. At Front the A YorA- Mercury. Jllnchliie Poetry. HKTMS WITHOCT nil toy. A p'eMy drtr is dear to me, A hare has downy hnir, 1 love a hurt with all my hmrt, But who can bear a bear i Tis plain that ho one lakes a plane To pare a pair of peart A ra.e, though, often tnkea a rake And enri away the tare Titat grow a grain ngniriJ-t a grain, N ol earing for his earn A man, in writing rite,' may vrite h rixht, and still lie wrong; For rite nor xcright are either right. And don't to Wrigki Mong. Beer ofen brings s bter to nun Coughing a cqffin brings. And too much ate will make us ail. As well's some other things. That person tits who says he liet W hen he ia but reclining ; And which consumptive folks decline, They all decline declining, A quail wont quail amidst a storm, A bough will ttiW before it: We eannot re in the rain at a'l No earthly power reigns o'er it. The dyer dyrs awhile, then dtes To dye he's always trying, Until upon bis dying bed, He thinks no more of dyeing. Tis meet that mn should mete out meat. To (ed misfortune's son; Tbf air should fare on love alone, Else out isrtuol bevL A . afa . is sometimes false Of faults a maid is made Ilei waist Is but a barren wade Thoogh stay'd she is not staid. The springs spring forth in spring, and shouts Shoot forward on and all ; Though summer kills th flowers, it leates The leaves to fall in fall. I would a story here cemmence, Dut you might And it alala. Ho, let's suppose lh.it we have reaches' The tad end of our tale. nrt ftf f hp nriid !i,rwo. wtien a rhnntrrf tcv , . . .... ... . lonrjth the Aicaoua, after exeiting him forsoine tuft of hair) generally very thick, waa displayed . e tu rn all directions, and inundaled with long black hnir the inspired face, and imparted to his contltenance, scarcely visible through so som- hrp a net. a ainititpr vnrrs..irtn uhirh haHlps , . ,. . ,, . , I mony the Mediah saivf alone, and was uc doscnntion. In the sect s vocabulary the ve-1 ' hetnent action which leads toecstacy is ex nlnined bv tbA vc-rh diMrd word which. no doubt, had its equivalent when the Deacon ofliu,e k''ule drum?' which lhe P1" Paris's Convulsionnaries plaved their pranks om'V. , , , . ' 1 '1 have not citailed 11 the exersises of this in the cemetery of Saint Mcdard. !., : aomr- are real in-rrrlimr tricks. i - j c a a Wen a number of Aicouas hid fallen into Uit there are several which fraud cannot ae the blissful state jost rjesenbed, tlicy faneed PCVnt for xhe physical condition into which themselves transformed (according to the de- these men fall under the influence of their gree of action the spirit exercised on them) music and cries, is above all, remarkable, in- time, chewed and swallowed him This most foul repast waa followed by a can ticle in honor of Ben Aisa a song whioh was to close the meeting. At this stage of the cere- companied by an unique musician, who played the tobilate, an instrument consisting of a pair some into lions, others into jackalls, but the larger number into camels, whose harsh cries they imitated in s.rch fashion as to produce a certain illusion. Hut what established their asmuch as it consisla of a number of little phe nomena which an -individual cannot produce as he pleases. I can the less seek to deny the reality of that state of excitement, as, fcftcr at resemblance to the last named quadruped was ,cnuing tne A.coua scenes for many hours. 1, the eagerness with which they began to bile nyscfj fe(t a wrt ef ineiinitioB t0 jmjUle at cactus leaves, urisinng wurt Dcncnes oi very ,(ens an)J had t0 Elriipgie to tho utmcrst in or ..l ..(..tin. lUe. nrth . . ... ... .. Ull,u,i.uu.rii "" i der not to practice tneir gesticulations, lam where they were most formidable. They were , however, the only one that has full that ef- then on their knees, their heads thrown back- tnd j htve ,hose B0CCumb l0 it in wards, the hands fccliind tne back, and the whf)n t w irnpo81iible ,ny fraujt Mogmiaam tendered uiem mat amguiar iooo, , who. bosi.lcs. had no sort of interest in do- Tvhich they vied in eating with a degree of , Tnere is a great deal of resemblance leroctoea BVIdlty. t.nt.nn tb .esae of th Aieonaa ami that I J " 'Some incredulous Luropeans havinrj us- produced by magnetic-somnambulism, Dccted the nature of 'the cactus leaves triven 11 I , f T-V , , . . - 1 totha Aicouas and men supposed lhatlhns "w. ln 8 JdBl strmon wo ,lnu mrmidable stints seen at a distance, mirrht be the lollowmg ricn morsel. mere oasteboard thorna like the nails in some "Mn ,00KB "l1"" "1B J"el "e a' UH" a the woman there ia na living with them, and he can't livo without them. lie will run after them and rather than be held, he will lose his coat tail and character kisses them for love, AKtrrEMNo Lovb. "Oh, mother," wid a young boy, "Mr. S does lova Aunt Lucy, He aiu by her, lie whispers to her, and he hugt her. "Why. Edward," exclaimed bia mother "your aunt don't suffer that, does the 1" "Suffer it !" replied the child "yes mother, of glass, others cat nails, whilst further on, two rhe loves it t" freemasonary ordeals, the chief of the sect, who seemed to have guessed at theit doubts sub mitted to thi'mwhat had remained of the re- Dast of his adepts. After see in" and tonhinc these wrecks, there was no douhting their genu- nd then kicks them for leading him into trouble I uiltV lift. I cvtia nartaltpa Af lta nlpna. ineness. I "w i r Whilst several Aiconaa fancying themselvea ures end ,1,en damn8 " r P's-?alher8 converted into brutes, imitated all their man- 01 D"M ana wnen ,ne,r "'OS5o'" 've tiers, others manifested the utmost thirst. To rded. he r,mls ,ll,nee,t ,n !"" ot b,,nrh ouench it. larrre iron shovels were brouirht in 01 wnrcn is snowing to 1 B ' hastH iust drawn red hot from the nre. 1 waa surprisel enough at a refreshment of that sort, - -u h.,t il.r nmrs sa hen the convuls onisU 'r"-'uu- luau anolied.ho rd hot shovels to their tongues I waa then to increase and multiply, and so ho Ir " " J I I- i ; a i and lips with an expression of savage volup- cc"ru '"crt.-asca n.s cares ana curses, tousness which made us shudder. By the side niuu.pueu n.s missies, and peopled Ve world of these incombustible men over favored en- w,,h ' Prccl r"'-ates for perdition-and 1 thusiasts gratified tastes fit a different nature. Some crushed and then gravely swallowed bits It is paid that if onions be planted in the same hill With vines, thev will protect the Utter little inci when man individuals contended forasnukc. on I the depredations of the striM-d bug. Letter from Genet-al Jackantt. jt. A rrqUert was 'then made by the Criver- Hermitage, June 0, IS 13. nor to adjourn to Baton Rouge. This was also Dear Str I have received your letter of refused the Republicans voting for it. The the 24th May, last, and, sii.ee, I havealso re- enemy i.ud attached and desir..ycd onr gun- ceived the Globe containing the speech of Sen- boats, which gave new alarm to some, and ator Conrad, of Louisiana, on the bill to refund frosh vmitfiragriuent to traitors. It gave noble to me the fine, &c, imposed on mo by Judge resolution to the true patriot. Hall, who is styled by Mr. Conrad the upright One of the totalis of the orer declaring utlge. martial law was, "that the lumps be put out ut The feeling and sentiment diaplaycd by Mr. 0 o odrck, and all found in the streets after Conrad in his speech, truly astouish me. They thoirfd be apj rthendrd, and carried to are the very opposito of those entertained by " provfisl euarrf for examination.- J his the patriots who were engaged in the defence rule proved inconvenient to the Judge, who of New Orleans, not one of whom considered waa a bachelor, and spent his evenings with Judge Hall as performing the part of a good the ladies. He applied through the marshal citizen in the proceedings which he instituted to be exempted from this rule ; which I re ejrairrst me. T hey are auch aa Abner I Dun- sisted. until it was repeated bv the mayor and can, Esq. under whose patronage Mr. Conrad aldermen, and other gentlemen of high stand- was rained, and who with the characler of a I ing, when it was granted with greut reluctance distinguished jurist, combined that of the fear-1 Under this order, he passed my sentinels in less soldier and the good man would have the night tied to the upper wintry, and did been ashamed to avow. Although at that time not return until after the battle of the 8ih. On Mr. Isonrad was a youth, he cannot have for- his return he was received with great coolness gotten the leading facts of the -case-; and the by all his republican friends, and particularly lessons he learned from his patron should have 1 by the ladies, because he had left them, and the taught him to distrust the motives of those who I ci'y exposed to the attacks of an infuriated in such an emergency as that at New Oalcans, soldiery, when he might to have remained, ar.d, obtained applause from those alone who were by his example, stimnlatid a noble defence. inimical to their country. This reception mortified the Judge. He was It is a eoureeofthe deepest regret to me, that thrown into a fit of dissipation, and into the Mr. Conrad has disturbed the sleeping ashes hands of Blanc, Willie '& Co., who made a of the Judge, for the purpose of throwing an tool ot him to onng aooui a coninci onwecn unjust imputation on my character. The fault me civil and military power, unuer trie ex must be his, if, in doing so, truth and justice pectahon of exciting the br.ive Wsianians to will compel the public to discredit his state- e violent act, or of subject ing mo to the im jncnts. putationof milit iry tyranny. Mr. Conrad weli What are the prominent facts ! knows what difficulty I had in Toptrainine the After intelligence ld been received of the P"1 from .-..mmitt ing violence or. the Judge, e mbarkmcnt of the British troops at Plymouth. Lo"U'". Diane Si Co. in England, and that their object was the in- About the time the Judcre returned to the city, vasirm of New Orleans ; and whilst I waa en- LonaHier published his inflammatory address gaged vvith all exertions in repelling their ad- to the people, intended to create mutiny in my vance, which was then in possession of Pensa- camp, and the desertion of the iroopsfrom their cola it beins necessary firrme to clear my left P" of defence. He was arrested for exciting flank of the enemy before I could proceed to mutiny, and as a spy for giving inteliigpnce to New Orleans to meet them there several the enemy, noas Mr. Con a rd asserts in his committees from New Orleans waited upon me speech for a libel. But, before the arrest at Mobile, (the committe of safety and the com- was made.he secreted himself, ontil ho had mittee of vigilance,) til giving me similar in- arranged wrth Jtdge Hall for the appear foniMition to that communicated bv Gov. Clai- ance of a writ of habeas corpus. This beinjr home's letters, which were appended to my de- done, he made his appearance at the coffee fence, and produced before Judge Hall, under house on the 5th of. March when he was arres- his rule to appear and show cause why an at- ted. On his teing delivered to the provost tachmcnt should not issue fir a contempt, which truard. Col. Arhuckle commanding, who hid you have published in tne GT.rbe, and to which been instructed to treat htm kindly, and to lur I refer. Having expelled the British from rush him with pen ink, and paper, comma Perr,l nnd rr.d the neressnru arrsnrr. ntCated tO him his illbtreCtiotlS. lAlllullicr thai! ments for the defence of Mobile, 1 hastened" to ked him, saying "I will not be here one hoti New Orleans, and reached there on the morn- with you. ' ' How sol" inquired Col. A. II ing of the 1st of December commencing then replied, "there is a writ of habeas corpus out my arrangements for the defence of that coun- for me." This was communicated to me try. When I arrived there, every thing was immediately sent to inquire whether it wa dispondency and alarm at the approach rf such true that Judge Hall had issued the writ before an overwhelming force. The traitors to our Louallier was arrested. Being informed that cause were emboldened. There were no arms I it had been so isfned, and that Judge Hall'i not even flints in the arsenal ; and the name was subscribed to it, I forthwith issuer means for defence were in all respects deficient, an order tor the arrest of I). A. Hall, for aiding, I had nothing to depend upon hut the hope of abeUir.tr, ar.d exciting mutiny in my camp arousiiuMhe citizens to that high feeling of pat- Thia was on the 5th. Shortly after, Mr. Dup- riotism which would make them s one man in lesis then marshal informed me that tea enton and energy. A call was made on the "actingon the "belief that the record woul Louisiana militia in mass ; plans were formed I prove that Judge HdU had exercised his ju to prevent traitors and spies from communi- di'ctal authority within our camp ; therebytfi eating with the enemy. interfering trith the police r,f the camp, i Soon afier my arrival, I was made acquaint- violationof mar! ial law, and aiding and exci ed willi Judge Hall, who appeared willing to ting mutiny witkin -it. -In this yon mill be aid in the measures of defence. He was pre- mistaken. Therefor e, you had better looK to ecrit at many interviews 1 had with the com- it, and see whetker the cute has been altered milteea of vigilance and safety. The Leg's- from the 5th to the 6VA, since the Jtrfge has latirre was in session, and had passed a law o.cri arrested," 1 immediately sent, for the laying an embargo on all vessels, thus enabling clerk and record. When produce d, the altera- Commodore Patterson to impress the seamen tion. plainly appeared. I inquired of the clerk to man his flotilla. The Judge had opened the by wliorn the alteration was made. He answer- jails, and liberated the prisoners charged with ed, by Judge Hall th,t he had sent fcr him piracy, &c., without bail, and had ajoitrncd the with the record, r.nj made the alteration. 1 court The subject was discussed whether, in retained the o .riginal, and gave a eertifiisl copy addition to these measures, a real necessity did to the c'v-rk, as set forth in my defence, and not exist for the declaration o! martial law in tendt.rej t0 the court, for the purpose, at a pro New Orleans, which had now become my per time, of sustaining the majesty of the law. camp. The Judge was present when t',,,s question was d'-scJed 'in the affirmative, Bnji by his gestures, he appean d to arjrtrove the de cision. But as the Legislature had assumed the power to pass the embargo law, acting upon the necessity of ih0 case, I appealed to it to exert the sanife power in suspending the writ of habeas Corpus during the invasion. This was opposed by Luialli.-r, and by those who wished to surrender the city to the enemy. The application failed. Events, however, soon made it apparent that, without the, declaration of martial law, the city eould not be defended ; and I took the respos,bility upon myself of making the declaration in time to profit by the additional power it pave to the military ar rangements for the defence: and the morning I declared it, Judge Hall was in my office, and heard it being read. It was then he exclaim ed, Now the cevntry nay be saved; without it, it teas lost. Application was then made to the Legislature to adjourn, in order that all might join In the defence. This was refuted by tho majority the Republican members voting fur tion promulgated, removing martial law, Jafige Hall returned to the city: and when we vero all in the midst of joy and pious gratitude tothe all-wise Providence that has crowned out exer tions with success, he commenced his proceed ings against me, requiring me to attend at a na med day and show cause why a writ of attach. ment should not issue against me. Agreorbly to the tule I attended, and presnted my de fence, which he refused to hear. Tho result was, that, depriving me of my constitutional light of defence, he fined me one thousand-dollars ; and, suppressing a full record of the pro ceedings, he compelled me to have one made out on tho oaths of Abner L. Duncan, E-., Ed ward Livingston, Esq , and Major John lirid, who acted as my counsel. From these fa:ts, which Mr. Conrad will tint dare to deny over his own signature, I haveUiu right to ask him, was it consistent with the-rj'uar acter 6f an upright judge to alter tho recrrd, for the base purpose intended that is to sir., to show, on the trial ofa persecution sgainsl ime, that I hid arrested him before he had nttcript ed to exorcise judicial authority in my 'temp. then tinder martial law, the necessity for decla ring said law being admitted by him 1 Wis it consilient with the character of an upright udge, after putting me under the rules t-:-how cause why un attachment should not if"ie a- gainst me, r.nd, on my appearance wiih rry de fence, to refuse to hear me particularly as ,Q was sitting in his own cause, and fir.ir. whose ndgement there was no appeal ? Ijistly: was it t illegal and unjust in him, after he hati appro- ed the declaration nf martial law. on fltr- grouiul f thnt necessity whtse office is to tin he the law ilent when this is indispen-ahle to save the re public was it not, I say, dishorroraW i in him to institute proceedings nffainst me. vnd insult nd 'fine me, 'fur defending the country by the means he approved and app.nuded, l:.eri' Iring no other oilenee really charged again't me 7 I there n man, nctcarriml away by party Iw lings, who, hearing the facts, will not prnr .utu-e it one of the in st unjust and vindictive decisions ever pronouncee by a jud e ! But 1 will not pursue lhe xrl ject further. My thanks are due to the Legislature of New Y.xk, Ohio and Michigan ior their expres sions calculated to induce Congress to wipe from my memory the imputation cast upon it by the net of this tyranieal ami vindic tive ind nre. Mv thanks are duo, atr, X that portion of the Senate which has expressed a wish to refund the fine, but rr-.t on tho principle contended fur by those who amen ded the original bill. I am ehligud to re gard the proviso of Mr. Bayard, adopted by tho majorty, as intended to im-elt my feelings. What ! take from Congress money instead of justice 1 Whea I apply to Congress it will bo to demand jusVicc, not tc ask a favor. The pa triotic States, of New York, Ohio, and Michi gan, did not ask Cchgress to extend to me ri favor. They wanted tho stain upon my charac ter, imposed upon it by Judge Hall, without good reason, wiped away. With the smiles of Providenee, and by the " aid of my brave compotriats in arms after many days of toil ana nights of watchfulness, New Orleans was preserved from the hostile tread of a foreign foe, and her amiable females pro tected from insult and pollution. In the strug gle I risked my health, my life, and, what ia dearer than cither, my reputation; and, if the honorable Senators from Louisiana, (Messrs. Conrad and Barrow,) believe that I ought to bo fined and disgraced for it, 1 leave them to en joy all the satisfaction which so refined a pa triotism can bring them. I am, very sincerely and truly, your friend, ANDREW JACKSON. F. P. Blair, Esq., llditor of the Globe. I trainft such flagrant violation of it, and to pu rify the court. Judge Hall was liberated, and sent beyond th h'r.esof my encampment, with special orders not to return a Ion" as the eremv should be on A Good Asecdoik. We love to laugh at a good anecdute that is, one worth laughing at. The following is certainly exquisite. 'Dem's Vm." A pious old negro, while sny. ing grace at the table, not only used to ak a bleosiug on all he had upon his board, but u ulJ also petition to have some deficient dish ma plied. One day it was known that Cato was out of potatoes, and suspecting he would pray i for ti.c same measure nl t ie uigilublis, and ftola our coast. But Mr. Conrad says the enemy had j un(er ,e .A.imlo,Vf ll0ar tt uic, tllX)l t,e tubla left our roast at this time ; se.i the necessity for martial law ceased. I re;r t such hose as sertions. Had he attended to recur.', he would have found that Mr. Livingston returned from the fleet on the 10th, where he h d been to com plete the cartel for the exch-mge of prisoners ; and on the 1 1th Mr. Dlanchar I was at the Ikt lire, delivering the British prisoners to Quarter master Pedro, from whom he received the con firmation thut there wero seven or eight men in New Orleans from whom the llritisli recei ved daily information, and every movement of my troops. Mr. Conard cau say whether Blanc and company with his two hUmrians, were not suspected of being part of thin clique who cor responded with the enemy. The) were not at the lines of defence. Pt-ace being auoouoctd, aud my prueisou- of our colored christian. Soon Cato drew u,i a chair and commenced "O, massa Lord ! wiit low in dy provident kindness condescend to bn ssebery ting before us; and lie please toetow ui'onusjibl a lew later.-. and all de praiM.-" Here the potatoes were dashed ii.n ti o table, break n' plates and upsetting' th-' i''"-' Urd put. "De-iii' Yin, mas-a lril !".-ai.i Cm locking up with mrprirf, "only j sl lufl'nii tlun leetle easier next tune !" A pid.ly who b id jut b' t lfet in Amorici, was tr . veiling in H"- we-ti rn con try an I un t a mpired by, who stammered uul prinlij ...u ly. The latter tammered out an eiup.iy respecting the r it; lit road to town, which ti i ten minutes to gel through with, Pa idy stand intr with his mouth wide open, "Now.'Vays I.,-, hat the d I arc ye ! a rattle stwU or a na"tj