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H.B.MASSER, i FtiumiuM JOSEPH EfSEUr. 5 Fimimu, H. B. Kitttor. Vjfict in Ccntri'Meyin'tkfriar of It. Mas ser's Store.) - THE - AMRRfOA N" li published every Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annam tabs paid half yearly in advance. No paper disconlin tied till all arrearages are paid. No subscription received for a less period than tit noKTBt. All communications or tetters on buainesa relating; to the office, to insure attention, must be POST PAID. . WATCHES JE WEL??. at ma uTh(tadvlpJtia Watch and Jetcetry Store," No. 96 North SEOON U e:rcet, corner of Quarry. COLD I.ever Watches, full jewelled, 1ft carat case, $ 45 00 8ilvcr Iver Wjtchea, full jewelled, 33 00 r .:r vn jewel. 18 00 Silver Lepine Watches, jewelled, finest quality, 14 00 Superior Uusrlirr Watches, 10 00 Imitation Quartier Watches, not warranted, 5 00 C old Spectacles, 8 00 tFine Silver fapectacle, 175 iiold Braei lets with topaz atonea, 2 50 Ladies' Gold Pencil, 16 carats, 2 00 Gold Finger Kings 37) cts to (9 ; Watch Glas. es, plain, 12 cts; patent, 1J ; Lunet. 25. Ci ther articles in proportion. All (rood Warranted to be what they are sold for, O. CON HAD. tin hand, aome Gold and Silver Levers, Lepinrs and Quartier, lower than the above prices. P hilsdelphh, Dec. 6, 184ft. 1y Boot & Slioe ESTABLISHMENT. HANI EL nHUCKEMH.T.En. At his Old Establishment, in Market Street, Sunbury, (opposite thb bo lion moteu) RETURNS his thanks for past TVvo'rg, and re epectfully informs his fiiends and the public jrenrratly, (hat he continues to manufacture to or der, in the neatest and la test 'style. X)IIEAI HOOTS AXI SHOES, warranted iff the best malcrinl, and made by the most experienced workmen. He also keeps on 'band a general assortment of fashionable Boots for gentlemen, together with a larue stork of fushion able gentlemen's. tnys', a,ii,y an child en's Shoes, all of which have been mnde under hia own imme lie mpection, and are oT the test matorial aod workmanship, which he will sell low for rush. In addition to the above, he has just r evived from Philadelphia a large and extensive supply 'cf boots, 8hoes, &t. of all descriptions, which he also oilers fur cah, cheaper than ever before oflVred in tbia place. He respectfully invitee hia o.d custo mers, and others, to call and examine for Ihein Ives. Repairing done with neatness and despatch. tSunhurv, August 15th, 1846, PIANOS. THE SUBSCRIBER has been appointed agent, for the sale nf CONRAD MEYER'S CEL EBRATED PREMIUM ROSE WOOD PI AMOS, at this place. These Pianos have a plain, massive and I auliful exterior fioi-h, and, for depth and aweetneaa of tone, and elegance of workman ship, are not surpassed by any in the United States. The following is a recommendation from Ct Diets, a celebrated performer, and himself a man. ufocturcrt A CARD. HiviNs had the pleasure of trying the excel irnt Piano Fortea manfactured by Mr. Meyer, and exhibited at the bat exhibition of the Franklin In stitute, I feel it due to the true merit of the maker to declare that tbeae instruments are quite equal' nd in some respects even superior, to all the Pi ano Fortes, I aaw at the capitals of Europe, and during a sojourn of two years at Parts. These Pianoa will be sold at the manufacturer's lowest Philadelphia prices, if not something lower. Persons are requested to call and examine for themselves, at the residence of the ubscriter. Sunbury, May 17, 1845. II. B. MA8SER. Counterfeiters' DEATH BLOW. The puMie will please observe that no Brand re th Pilla era genuine, unless the box haa threa la bela npon it, (the top, the aile and the bottom) each containing a fac-eimile signature of my hand writing, thus B. BatsoaSTH, M. P. These la. bel ate engraved on steel, beautifully designed, and done at an expense of over 2,000. Therefore it will be seen that the only thing necessary to pro cure the medicine in its purity, is to observe these lauds. Remember the top, the aide, and the bottom. The following respective persona are dulv auihori led, and hold csRTxritJATBa or agency For the sale of BrandteiKU Vegetable Universal Northumberland eountv t Milton Mackev k tabeilin. Sunbury H. B. Masser. WEwene- villo Ireland at. Meixell. Nortnumbeiland Wm, Forsyth. Georgetown J. V J. Walla. Union County; New Berlin Bogar St Win ter, ftclinsgrove George Gundrum. Middle- berg Isaac Bmilh. Beavertown David Hubler, Adamsburg Wm. J. May. Mifflinabarg Menach ft flay. Hartieton Daniel Lone. Freeburg G. Y F. C. Moyer. Lewiburg Walla & Green. Columbia county : Danville E. B. Reynolda At Co. Berwick Shuman & Rittenhouse. Cat tawiasa C. G, Brobta. Bloomsburg John R. Moyer. Jeieey Town Levi Bisel. Washington Kobt. McCay. Jimeatone Ballx McM'rcb, Observe that each Agent haa an Engraved Cer tihcate of Agency, containing a representation ol ir BRANDRETH'S Manufactory at 8m Kins. nd upon which will also be seen exact eoblea of the new labels near Mtd upon the Brtmdrtth Pill Bmtts. Philadelphia, office No. 8, Noitb 8th street " B. BRANDRETH.M.D. June 24th 1843. tteorge J. Weaver, ROPE MAKSB & SHIP CHANDLER. bo. 1 3 S'urth Water Street, I'hiludephi. TV A 8 conatantly on hand, a general assort- D ment of Cor dace, Seine 1 winea, &c vix : Tard Ropes, Fishing Hopes, bite Ropes. Manil la Ropes, Tow Lines for Canal Boats. Also, a complete assortment oi Seine Twines, Ac. auch aa Hemp 8had and Herring Twine, Best Patent Gill Net Twine. Cotton Bhad and Herring Twine, (Shoe Threads, Ac &c Also, Bed Cords, Plough Lines, II alters, Traces, Cotton and Linen Carpet Chains, Kc.. all of which be will dispose of on reasonable terms; PkiUdelphia, November 13,1842. ly. HlTLAhStfJ. The first quality ttugar House Molasses, only II cents per qart also, a ,ueiM trticls of yellow Molstara rot baking, on W -ts per quart for Sale at theaters of V'tMtJ. HENRY MASSE!. ilute acquiescence in th. Version, of the By Manner & Elucly "TUB GIRL I LRFT BEHIND UK." It ia well known that the air of thii popular aong it played by the drums and fifes during the embarkation of an English or American army about to open a foreign campaign. The Mexi irana, doubtless, thinking that there ia tome virtue in it, have, since the battle of Cerro Gor do, adopted it in their own army j but in com pliment to Santa Anna they call it. The Lee; I left Behind Mc. I'm stumpleaa quite, since from the shot Of Cerro Gordo peggin', I left behind to pay the Scott My grub, and gave my leg in. I dare not turn to view the place, Lest Yankee foee should find me; And mocking, shake before my face The leg I left behind me. At Buena Vista I waa ttire "That Yankee" mut surrender ; And bade my men "Hurrah for you're All going on a bender." That all my hopes and plana were dunhed, My scattered troops remind me ; But though I there got soundly tbrashi d, I left no leg behind me. Should Tatlor of my track cet scent, Or Scott beat up my quarters, I may as well just be rontent To go acroit the waters. But e'en should that my fortune lc, Fate has not quite resigned me ; For in the museum I will see The leg I left bv'hind me. REVOLUTION A BY VALOR. Whilst enpaged in admiring and eulogizing the recent deed of bravery of owr fralfent Gen erals and soldiers in Mexico, it may not be out of place, or inappropriate to the times, to revive the remembrance 'of some of thofc achievements which distinguished our revolutionary contest. and gave to our national galay so many bright and illustrious names. In Ileadlry'a lively work of Washington and hia General, we find the following spirited and vigorous description of one ot the most brilliant victories in the War of Indesendence: Storming or SroNT Pot.vr. "But the most brilliant action ofWayne'a life, and one of the most illustrative of hia character, was the stor ming of Stony Point. Washington, at Wayne's request, had organized a enrp of light infantry, and put him over it, with directions To take this stronghold. This rortreM was apparently im pregnable, to any storming party ; for, situated on a hill, it was washed by the Hudson on two sides; while on the other lay a marsh which every tide overflowed. Besides these natural defences, a double row of abattis surrounded the entire hill, and on the top were high ram partl bristling with cannon. Six hundred vete ran troops garrisoned this rock ; sufficient, one would think, to defend it. against five timet the number. But it was no common obstacle that could deter Wayne when his mind was once made up, and he determined, formidable as it tola, to execute the task assigned him or perish in the attempt. It ia said that while conver ting with Washington Olt the proposed expedi tion, he remarked: "General, if you will only plan, I will storm . "He carefully retonnoilered the ground, and having ascertained the exact position of things, formed hit plan of attack. On the 13th of July, 1779, be started from Sandy Beach, 14 miles dis tant, and at eight in the evening arrived Within a mile and a half of the fortress. It waa now twilight; and the mild summer evening with itt cooling breeze atole over the water the atari cams out one by one on the iky, and the tranquil river flowed by in majestic silence, and all was tweet and peaceful. While nature wat thus re posing in beauty around him, Wayne, with hit ttrong tout wrought up to the task before him, ttoed in the gathering shades ol the evening, and gazed long and anxiously in the direction of the fort. "Over hills, across morattet, and along the broken ihorei ef the Hudson, be bad led hit little army noiselessly, iu Indian file, and now waited for the deepening nigbt to lock bis enemies in slumber. Still undiscovered by the garrison, be began to reconnoitre the works more closely, and at half-past eleven, put hit column! iu motion. He divided hit army into two portions, one of which wat to enter the fortrett on the right, and tba other on the left. : la advance of each went a forlorn bops of twenty anea to remove the piles of rubbish that were atretcbed in double rowa a round tba rock, and placed just were tha batter, iet could mow down tha assailants fastest. Be hind tbeta forlorn hopet, marched two compa nies of a hundred and fifty men each. Wayne knew tbat everything mutt rett en the bayonet, and so be ordered the load of every musket of thrtie companies to be drawn, while the first man wbe ihou'd lake bit from hit ibouldvr, or utter Aba ' I mm , - , - t L AND SilAMOkiN JOURNAL. majority, the vital principle of Republics, from which Sunbury Northumberland C. pa. latwhr. Jtikie ii, imt - .,.,.Tr . a word, withont orders, or attempt to reheat, wi to be put to death by the officer nearett him. Silently these devoted bands tubmltted to the desperate meatnret, and fixing a piece of white paper in their tapa, to distinguish them from the enemy, gallantly moved forward at the low word of command. At midnight the two columns, headed by their forlorn hopet, came in tighter the fortrett, along whoie dark rampartl, the sentinel wat lazily treading his accustomed round, while the deep 'all's well' fell faintly on the listening ear. ' Grim and still the huge black rock loomed up against the sky, toon to shake with itt own thunder, and ttand a blazing volca no in the midnight heavens. Noiseless and swift the fearless patriots kept on their way, when lo ! as they came lo the marsh, they saw only a smooth sheet of water. the tide Was Up, flood ing the whole ground. The brave fellows pau sed a moment, at this new and unexpected obsta cle crossed their path, but, at the stern 'forward,' of their leaders, they boldly plunged in, and without a drum or bugle note to cheer their stea dy courage, moved in dead silence straight on the palisades. The noise had now alarmed the sentinels, and the rapid discharge of their mus kets through the gloom, was followed by lights, moving swiftly about upon the ramparts, and hurried shouts of 'to arms .' to arms ' and the fierce roll of drums, lousing up the garrison from its dream of security. The next moment, that dark rock was one mats of flame, as the artillery and musketry opened along its sides, shedding a lurid light on the countenances of the men below and 'at.'vatiee ! adi ance ." rung in ttartlingec eentt along the rankt. "The rampttfts were alive with soldiera, ami amid shouts and hurried words nf command, the fiery torrent from the summit kept rolling on those devoted men. The water around them driven into spray by the grape ahot and balls that fell hi tin frfce&tarit shower, while the hissing, bursting shells, traversing the air in every direc tion, added inconceivable terror to the scene. Yet those forlorn hopet Yoiied vigorously on, and Waved away at the abattis to open a gap for the column, that, without returning a shot, Moo; and crumbled under the tire, waiting with fixed bay onets to rush to the assault. At the bead of one of these waa Wayne, chafing like a lion in the toila, at the obstacles that arrested his progress. The forlorn-hope in front of him worked steadi ,y on in tbe vety bIaze 0'f e Wtcrict, ,nd the rapid blowa ol their axea We're . beard in the in tervals of the thunder of artillery that shook the midnight air, while one after another dropped dead in his footsteps, till out of the twenty tbat started, only three ttood nn unharmed. Yet atill their axes fell tteady and ttrong until an opening wat made, through which the columnt could pan and then the shout of Wayne was lieared above tbe din and tumult, summoning his follower! on. Yith fixed bayonet! they marched iternly tbfi' tbe portals made at tuch a noble sacrifice, and pressed furiously forwsrd through the m'iVass over every obstacle up to the very moutne of the cannon, and np the rocky acciivity, they stormed on, crashing everything in their passage. Towering at the head of fell shuttered column, pointing atill onward and upward with bia glit tering blaile, end aending bit drilling shout back over bia followera, Wayne strode stead I y up tbe height, till at length, atruck in the bead by a musket-ball, he fell backward amid tbe ranks, tnttantly riting bu one knee, Vie cried out "March nu! Carry me into tbe fort, fori will die at tbe head of my column !" And those he roes put their brave arms arsuni him and bore him onward. Not a abot wat fired, but taking the rapid vol leyt on their unshrinking breasts, their bayonets glittering in tbe flash of tbe enemy's gum, they kept on over the living and dead, tmiting down tbe veteran ranks that threw themselves in vain valor before tbem, till they reached the centre of the fort, where they rhet the other column, wbirh, over the tame obstacle, had achieved the tame triumph. At the aight of each other, one loud about shook tbe heights and rolled down the bleeding line waa again sent back till the hea vens rung with the wild buzzaa, and then the flag of freedom went up and flaunted proudly away on tbe midnight air. Tba thickvolumet of amoke that lay around that rock, slowly lifted and rol led up tha Hudson, the start appeared once more in tba iky, and all wai over. The lordly river H-ent a weeping by at it had done during the dead ly ttrife tbat cast inch a baleful light on ita bo som, and dirk nets and death like ailenee shroud ed the shorei. Morunfully and tlow those for lorn bopea ami their bravs companions who had alien in the assault, were brought up from their gory beds and conveyed to tbe grave. "Way he's wound proved not to be severe the ball having only grazed the tkull tot two inches; atid be lived to wear tbe laurelt a grateful nation placed on bit brow. The country rung with hit name, and Cnngrest presented him with a gold medal. Tbe whole plan of the assault waa most rtkilfulty laid, and the bearing of Wayne through out gallant in the extreme. He those tbe post rof danger at the head of hia column, and led hit men where even the bravest might shrink to fal low, and when itruckind apparently tying, he roirally demanded to be carried forward, that he pmigbt die in the arms of victory, or be left waers ths last stand wai made. Hi! troopi were wor thy of tuch a leader, aihd more gallant officers ba. . - ncver led men into battle." there i. no appeal b,t to Wee, the vita! principle WOM AX'S RKVK.tlOtr. A TAtt or VENIOK. '" ' " v , 'Twae night and the broad rxpanaeof hna ven glittered with mynade of stars. At a dis tance the moon threw its soft light upon the dirk towers of De Vaeee. Venice, the lovely Venice, the seat of joy and luxury, was hushed; its streets were all vacant and not a footstep broke the stillness of night. It was the hour when the stranger might gaze on '.s noble pa lacea through the dim mint ornipht, and, wrapt in wonder and awe, exclaim this is indeed a bright land ! The distant bell of St. Dominic tolled the midnight hour, as a gondola suddenly made its appearance beneath the bridgeof Sighs; it reared the shore, and from it steppr-da female form. Clueely wrapping her mantle around her she arcended the path that led to the bridge. She had just reached it, when the sound of foot steps broke upon hrr ear ; "and going behind one of the abutments, where she was free from discovery, she awaited their cmting. They soon spproachrd the bridge, and were those of a young and gallant cavalier, with hia arm en twined round a femnlo form. Nay, Donnrzetti, exclaimed tho cavalier, pauaing, 'believe not what the world nays, I swear I love thee, and none other. Bo mine then sweet one!' 'Gladly would I, Antonio , but my sire w ill not bestow his child to one who loves nnotlier. Tis rumored Etelle, the hamlrone EMrlle, is your future bride," 'Handsome J" echoed the youth '! landmine! not so handpome aa thee. Etellc W'as nevpr my choice, iKuinezctti. Tlurti dost nut believe thw He f Believe tli'em !' rthoed Di-tinrzi-ttr, clasping her arms aruiind the cavalier's neck. 'Believe, 'hi m .' Oh no ( you loVe mine uther. iVrine- zetti i is alone your choice and bhu ia unworthy of i. Unworthy of it! never, ew'oc't one ! But hark . already baa our cathedral bell tolled the hour of midnight , the breeso s springing, and dark clouds hover o'er our heade. Let us a way; to-morrow flight be at tbe window thai overlooke he rfver; i will be there.' 'Forget not, Antonio,' whispered tfie maiden. Fotget!' echoed the youth, as they retraced their steps. 'I will be there, and gaze again upon h6t loVely face.' You shall, exclaimed the fcmale, emerging from her hiding place '; 'font for the laxt titne.k Twas night again ; another day had dawned and lied over Venice. The scenes ol busv life had been enacted , the gay had again emerged amid their p'easu'rek ; Hie busy had plied their Ti"xr well : and death had mingled with the laugn bT Joy. But hark ! St. IVininic'e bell folia the midnight hour; and a light nhiiien on the large got hie window of the chhiIp I)'. Ira. It opens; a ltd see! a maiden lm.k from it upon the dark Waters that frown be neatii. Ah, my Antonio ' she exclaimed, as a form stood fcenfcath her window, thmi art here. 'Here,' echoed a voice in a soft whisper, 'but not for long ; and I have a gilt auch aa iJntine. zetti merits. A silken cord let down l y thy sweet hand will boon give it Ihee. The cord waa lowered. 'Now,4 exclaimed Donnrzetti, as ahti claeprti a small box in her hands, ''tis mine, Antonio f ' Tis a lair bridal gilt, Ponnzi-tti, and such at llmu alone meriieot, who art fiamhjomer than Estelle.' A lutid explosion rchord o'er the w aters, fid lowed by a shriek loud and piercing and (he form of Donor zetti disappeared from the win dow. "IVjw, who triumphs ! exclaimed a voice, that ol the mysterious feihalo of lout night but a cavalier Blood before hei aa .he prepared to depart. Ila, Kutelle !' exclaimed hej starling back, you are here I' Aye, Antonio, I have come to gaze on thy D.innezetti, who is far luvelier than Ktelle. I have seen Iter ; gazed on her. Hie waits for thee Antonio. Farewell.' Stay, stay, exclaimed the Cavalier. But she was lar from hia retch ; as he watched her dm lant form he sighed. Donnrzetti, Donnszelli!' rxclaiii ed he ; But Donczetti answered not. 'She ia playing with nie,' exclaimed tho cavalier, climbing up the rude ledge that flanked the window. The breeze had blown out the flickering lamp; and as the youth leaped from the window into the room, the moon's beams discovered lo him the prostrate form of Donnczetli. 'Donoezctti, Donnezetli !' exclaimed he, kneeling down by by her tide ; but a loud shriek broke froth him aa be clasped her cold form. 'She is dead dead !' he exclaimed, 'and Elelle ia avenged.' Twae morning , tbth the sun rose aweetly on Venice , and all waa bustle and gaiety. Id etrteta were thronged with idlers. The eon doliera plied swiftly oo the waters, singing the rude longs. The mansions nf the nobility echo ed with the loud laugh and dulcet wirblingi; ut is one wailing wai beard I lovely and fail and imrh'oula.e parent of daspmiam.... arraaaoar, Vol. 1!Vo. 3S.irhole Wo, 850 fcower hkh portahed ; the faircnt in Venice ; and a noble mother wept o'er her dead ttlild. The voice nf W0 mght rw heard mingled with tn'c Wugh of the gay. Salutations were given and received; but amid, the nam 'oTiionne eetti waa whispered with grief. Vengeance and curses Were heapwj on the tiead of her destroy er, and many who had once listened to her enchant;ng voice, and gazed upon her beauty, went. The great square of Plate di Napolo was ril led with spectator, and the windows of the houses peopled by fair ladie, who gazed with perfect Indifference ou tho scenes enacting be low. In the middle of therrtarea platform was creeled, at the further end of which stood a block of wood covered with black cloth, and by tho side of it an executioner. 'They come I they come !' echoed through the throng ; and from the furt'ier side of the square a procereinn wns seen advancing; all eyes were directed to it. Tt soon 'rea'eJYeM ttie plutfnrm, and as a female form emended its tsteps, a cry of exultation srose from the crowd. The maiden looked round aa if to reproach the crowd. 'Twae Estelle ! the young, the fair Ixitrlle ! She spoke not, but fixed her eyes on a young man whostixid near the ecarfold close ly wrapped up. Antonio I' she whispered in silvery tones, but tha youth lurned Iro'm te tpot. ..Will yOT reltise to bear the dying words of Eottlle, of your F.stelle !' 'Not nvnn,' exclaimed th youth, springing on the platfnYm, 'not mine F.stelli'.' ' Tie false !' ln excln fined ,- 'did you not, one tinlmy eve, swear you loved me ! Oh, Antonio, I have done niui-li to keep that love.' Sny rather to lose it, Eslelle. I diJ but jest.' 'And so did I, when I gave lXuinrzetti her brWsl gffi. Eut hhall neVer see you sno'tTieW ll would not matter if you did, Estelle.' Antonio !' exclaimed the maiden, and she flxpd het piercing ryes on him, 'I have loved you alone. I am selfish, very selfinh , and tho' in the last hour ol existence, I cannot bear the ltoigh't of your being another's.' Cannot !' echoed the youth ! cannot .' When Estelle ia dead who can hinder me f Estelle is not yet dead, Antonio ; there ia still llhi'e left for her to hfooer tiien. Shall I tell thro hoiv V tttd she drew nere to him.) If it ia possible,' exclaimed the youth. 'Tin possible ! and thus, ihus, Antonio, you are mine iVi death.' A dagg-r gleamed aloft in the air, and Antonio full a bleeding corpse at the maid'tVa feet breathing the name of Donne zetti. A cry of horror buM from the crowd. "The enraged populace sprang forward to wreak their vengeance ; but a loud shriek proclaimed all wjsnvrr; and as the executioner held up tho rjnry head aloft, a smile of derision hung over the feaUir'esof the once fair F.stelle. 'Ik. Oalllc r liu.ua Y'tsta. The offijial reports of the subordinate officcre in commend at the battle bf Buena Vitta have oV:c published uiiiing he pant w?ek at Wash ington. Want of paee ha compelled us to pat them ly, and we have been influenced in yielding to the neccnaiiy by the fact thct all the prominent details have already been, given to our readers in the despatches of the gallant commanding General. Tho few York Jour nal of Commerce has an editorial article in which these subordinate teporta end the results of the battle are thus spoken of : Been Vista. V have read with deep in terest, the reports of the several commanders of artillery at the buttle of Buena Vista.. Al though free from any appearance of boasting, they fully justified the remark made by Gen. Taylor in a private letter to Gen. Butler of Louisiana; that "the artillery did moie than wondere." The infantry, loo, aa a body, and the cavalry, although the former were wholly, an'J the latter almost wholly, composed of vo lunteers, acquitted themselves admirably. With the exception of 19 or three regiments, they had not before tukrn part in any imports at en gagement, and perha pa never waa the courage of men more severely tried, opposed at they were by a force four tirhes at great aa their bW'h, under command of Santa Anna himself, and ennsieliug chiefy of regulars. Take it all in all, the battle of Buena Vieta, kg a feet of arms, has never been surpassed in our history, snd perhaps never w ill be. Situa ted aa the two armies were, any thing short of defeat waa victory to the Americans, white any tiling short of victory Was rUin to the Mexicans. 6y maintaining hie position, Gen. Taylor secu red his w hole line of operations from Buena Vista to the tnouth of the Rio Grande, while, by tailing to carry that position, Sania Anna, with the rcniaina of hia army of "20,tKti men, wia left 111 t moat forlorn condition, with scarcely a day's rations, and a desert between him and trik mealia ofshbsbtence. Accordingly it haa been stated, on Mexican authority, tbat scarcely one half of tha brilliant army which left Potoai for the attack upon Geu. Taylor, ever relumed. Besides tha killed tnd wounded and prisoners, hundred perished by itirvation oO tb way, aod thotitandedeieited. k'ntofca or APv-enTigt sr o. 1 Ylnaertion, 1 7 . 0 M I 4, ' - ' '9 7$ I on 8 ' do . . i oo 1h,4"W!hV,ei, ft S Yearly Advertisement! i on column. $45 , h.lf column, Jl 8, three iqiiarea, tit - two square, f 9 A. ttff-y,y o- column, fit. hair column, ft J t three squires, fs t two squares. $3; one equate, $3 AO. Advertiiements tuft withoMt directions at to tha 1en$Ii oT lEHolliey are to be published, will be continued until ordered est, and charged accord ugly- 3 Sixteen linos or less main a aqnira. By making "this attempt upon X5en. Taylor, Santa Anna, in efleel, abandoned Vera Cruz, "to it's fate ; and the losses which he sustained ifi tne battle ana a'utaequenily, deprived him of tnp'riioao! of successful resiatamre, fcven in tho difficult and acemingly impregnable dofiloa of Cerro Gordo. Tt is now evident, indeed it waa so at the time,) that the battle of Buena Vista, waatlie "key 'to the whole campaign. Upon that issue Santa Anna hazarded everything, and he knew it we'll. Hence the intensity of tho struggle. What haa siriceToRowod, Waa the natural and almost necessary consequence cf his defeat, (or want of success, if you choose to call it ,) at Buena Vieta. For the almost aa perhuman efforts there made by the small army "under Gen. Taylor, they and Tie deserve the lasting gratitude of the country. They will re ceive it. fc"Vi Water Caret We have read varioue sober, methodical, mat-ter-of-lact descriptions of the way in which peo ple are washed clean from disease at the "wa ter Ctrr?" ectfcblidfitf.entsi tt.tLere id one, sup plied by a victim at Brattleborough for the New Haven Herald, which does up the process in a viVtd, graphic, humorous kind of way, highly effective, but probably not a wu'il less truthful than the dullest of the others A leeble young man lesvei h'a liottt'e and the nursing cstes of a doating mother or fond wife, fend cornea here away North among trie bills, to seek tho wmI o-'wisp angel of health hi other words to get his stomach wo.ph.ed out and bia IWer put in order. After a night' uslmy re poe, or rather in the midet of a night's slum bers, in which he drenms of fireside and homo and the maternal coffee and toast that awaits his wakening, the door of his chamber ooene, and in walks a figure with shaggy hair and bare and brawny arms, tMiOshikes the alumoerer and rouses him with the hollow spokeu words "Your bed is ready." Your bath is ready, he rti'Caiis, without the politeness of asking, "Aro you rea dy for your bed !" Aa inexorable as fite he stands, while the miserable victim rises and de nudes himself till no covering but his Skirt shields hia shrinking nervea from the chill air through the open window. The tormentor thea strips the bed aud rpreads firi-t a b'nnket, and then over it a thick sheet just wet in w ater of 43 deg. Farehheit. Uph this the shivering, shrinking patient-, with his whole surface in a state of gooso-fle.h-inline-", ektends his lenrrh, and faela himself instantly enveloped in its heart chilling folds Then bltnltel after blanket id ta'.d over and tuck ed in, till he takes the form and has eomewr.aV the fce1iti!a of tn Egyptian mummy, jutA 'ii and cold, bound hand and foot and wrapped up for the tomb. He is then left to his own reflect lions and tho reactive pnwers of nature. lie considers that if the building should take fire he would probably; ih hia helpless condition, be roasted alive, and makes up his mind that he would not mind a roasting much provided it were Irt a warm fire. foon, however, nature rallica her force, and the blood vet-eel are irt excited action. Pirt, the surface ol the body becoiViee Warm, then the sheet, then everything ia heated to toe eteaminr point, and there en sues a most soothing, sweet and heart-softening sensation, in which be again falls asleep, and dreama of faradiso and a bed of ruse leaves. "Ah whence is tbat spectre that polls off his clothes, , . "Ah whence is that splash that now Maruins bis ear ?" It )sf.e enm'j Wrd -hearted villian as before, who, without deigning a single word, throws oft" blanket after blanket, and comfortable after comfortable, till only one envelops la left, w hed he eiza him by the shoulders, lifts him upright in the bed, uncovers his feet, puts oh a pair of slippers', throws a blanket over the hea .1 ami 6aya "follow rite." With one eye open, as do cile aa A lamb led to tacriflcP, feeling like a fool; he goes slip-shod down stairs, seals himself in a tub of water at 72, where a bucket lull U pounced over him, and two rough handa rub! him well "But that is nothing that ami." fffore him is the terrible plungo bath, ii feet, by It), and 4 or 4 J deep. Ita surface ia so rlear thai it seems "only a tank of air with a slijjM fttserald tinge. Vain imagination! Ttial li quid is as real aa nck and rold as thedolib'iu ex tract of Icebergs, and into that wrelbfied mor tal inui-t you y'u'nge. So here goes; one) t-plash, and he rises to tha top, feeling ah icicle thrust through hia heart. Out he tcrirhbleat and back again to tho half bath, whicn now feels like hot water, to be egiin rubbeJ. Thcri a dry rubbing with a ahcet and be if clothed quickly for a w alk, and lie strut forth (o meet the sun, . w ith nerves braced up to such ft pltcfy that be rares hot what be meets. Otrrr hill and ir.rougn dell ho aiumpa it witrj vigor, till presently th reectlt0 ia complete, ari l he feels aa it ha had awapM bimselr away tit another man, 11 be bae even the huuib!l-tt knowledge of whistling, be pua.it id pficlirr or speeds along meditating, the first half ef ih wslh-apoe the beso'iea of eatiirfr, and the laltre half on the probable quality ef breakfast requir ed toeatiafjr a appetite tfill bae become uioie theraVUbe tdaen kumin,