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r s - . ; - - v SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 1st, 1837. VOLUME VII; NUUBGtl 3. Be ye M of one mkuL . . ggf, is II chaotic confu F rc,P,ce .-srtruetion behind us, all JZrXPtoM brink, he fr .kail ro not pause one mo- i . ... .. i i ? n T. ;f tkfl uncertain abyss that it ere swr- . , .. contra mt aational path? wef . Where have we arrives in our :L-i -ri'mrc? Through what regions lias Zrfeth Ism, heretofore and through what un 171 peeaes is it yet to be continuous? Let tag each ather, and of ourselves, these qucs .. let us respond in sincerity. Thetcnip ITnTwao git mand. and obscure the tenor of our -the sotitical wolves in sheep's clothing w ho "J rs3ye tklmk and no fkrker'." urast 2tiaiiJ from our councils and from our re gmftm Let every American citizen tear in fgffft M"h'ny livery of parffzan domination, ' jkjg go loaj disgraced his shoulders, and waSk forth, disenthralled, Let him think, and, lljy let him ad. It is full time he should aerttkc prerogative of his birth the liberty of tboegfct aad of speech . The man who thinks and mils in obedience to the decrees of a party, is sitae. That man, only, is free, who thinks and Hytfww the suggestions of his reason. There never was tune, since the adoption of fee present American Constitution, that more per emptorily denmnded the careful deliberation of eur cicucas. In times of profound tranquility when aH at home is prosperous, and all abroad is peace it may do no harm to follow in the wake of party, to sacrifice our private opinions upon the altar of a political Juggernaut. But when a crisis, like that of the present, arrives, it becomes our paramount duty to think and act for ourselves. For eight long years, our countrymen have been led by the halter of party. Their eyes have been but to the path over which they have been obli ged to more. A fearful chasm now intercepts their steps and they ahould, tbey must rxvsK. Where are wef Echo does not answer "where f but truth and common sense, in tones of thun der responds In the antechamber of political de struction! on the brow of that moral Tarpcan that beetles above the gulf, that awful but unex plored gulf, that must soon, unless we pause, en shroud our national glories and our names forever." f lure, then, let us hesitate. The American People have. fr ciirht years seen dazzled by a name! They have merged their individuality in the overwhelming potency of a party coenomon. They Itavo troitcl Mind ly hchtn-l tho wheel of Uu JVMMlMtl mar, wvUl 2t giving nolo to its tortuous progress, or qucs taiag the termination of its career. The name thai chained the American mind within the cir cle of its magic potency, is naw erased from the samlets of political idolatry. Another name, of miaor import, now dimly gleams w hore once the other shown in full radiance. The mystic word is lost. Van Boron is not tho mua taibunanic charm that Jackson was. Brutus was as fair a name as that of Cusar : -"Conjure Ihfin, "Brulut trill start a $tnrit a goon at Co-sur." But the name of him who bestrides the Ameri can Capitol lacks the omnin? influence of his im perious and imperial predecessw. V W.ir ill sot Mart a spirit an soon as Jackson: This gives as hope. It gives us time to pause, to reflect, to reason. J no moment is auspicious and let us seize it. MBc ye all of one mind? was an injunction de livered by inspired wisdom. Never, in the annals ' of American Union, have the truly patriotic lcrn so cogently admonished of the necessity of obey ing this divine behest, as now. Iet us act in concert, Let us throw aside the petty sectional Jealousies that disunite and disgrace us, and, with an eye, siuglo to our country's glory, approach, in 'phalanx, our national altar and thcro render the unreserved oblation of our energies, r tal ents, our influence, and our undivided hearts. The administration of Van Nircn must not be permitted to exist beyond its first constitutional term. It is essential to our national happiness, that wiser an 1 better counsels should occupy the scats uow profaned and dishonored by the unions of too dominant party. Some man -1 care not who he is, so that he have the Jcffcrso Man requisites, honesty and capacity must be elected to chase from their prey tho cormorants who are now battening on the carrion of Amer ican liberty an I American pride. This is strong language. B it is it too strong? Wh ere is the spirit that conceived tho war of ouc, indepen dence! The spirit that chose rather to sacrifice hecatombs of gcucrous soul upon the huttlo ground, than to submit to a trifling but anil igno ble tribute: Whore is tho spirit, that, less than thirty years ago, took by the thront the proudest potentate of Europe, because he bad comprom ised the liberty of a few unknown and naine J MBKsnt Is that spirit dead within us? we really become the slaves or a name? .Host we crouch beneath the hillings of a plan try specimens of humanity, because he bid us in e name of the warrior of Orleans? Arc we to mv our substance torn from us the earnings 7 ?lcattcredti the winds because such M the Measure of (imr ml J.trr.n r,t k..on suca is the pleasure of his successor? If these H9?0 ta answered in tho aflirmative, ne American people will then liave but one traitof predominances boast over the slaves t Europe. They will excell tham in servilitv! African imtion, under the auspicies "of toe last adrnmu-tration, has been gradually led, P' ono crroneou act of p!liti l economy to another. In tho outset of Jcn. Jacksons Presidency wc were to!d that the Uni fi?,e Bink ,hon cbrtcrml, n:uj not an ered the ends prop iscd in its origination. The American people that part of them wh lclicv- m ine political efficacy of General Jackson, fires w 'u"JH'f'v inscrbcJ on their banners -Recknr-K MorJ'Ji't-'" I remember all a- "out this tor I was then a Jadvson mm, dyed i c roof. rhe Jackson newspapers were ob epcrous f,w rechartcr of the United States hllLl! n,Jttn and I was imool XifilZ rf thc,n- CcneraL however, S ib rttabo chartered on anv terms. cver hl T devotion. What- JeJwaarSS Wa? "od-whatcver he vo--1, 6mr,C?- Thc lk " annihilated lrermnVn4'l5, " W.M with the E-aKrft tWM ""Aihtei. To solace the tixYi : JThlon humbu.. ... . -uw v W3ipp lt seaboard cities every man was to have "a long silken purse through thc interstices of which, tho precious yellow metal was to glitter." The days of humbuggery have come, but the days of gold bavc not. The Bank of the United states fell beneath the fiat of Jack sou and what have we in its place ? A rag currency, unsound in its foun dation, and irresponsible in its circulation. We have distrust where we once bad confidence, and villainous shin plasters where wc once had silver. And this has come by permitting one man to rea son for the whole nation. A better state of things must be produced, or ere long, America must cease to arrogate to herself the moral and political pre-eminence which she now claims. We must have a chief magistrate willing to sacrifice his own private views, wheth er of ambition or revenge, upon the altar of his countrys good. In thc selection of thc candid ate for these high magistrial honors, care should be taken; but when the selection shall be once made, let us all unite- Then let us adopt the scriptural text at the head of this article: "Be yk all of o.xe Mr d. It matters not whether the selection shall fall upon Harrison, Web ster, White, or any other person. It is indiffer ent whether he come from thc north or the south, from the cast or thc west ; let him only be an hon est and capable man. I will vote for him, and so will every other true lover of his country. But let us be united : let us all be of one mind. i nis is not saia to prejudice ine claims ot ucn. Harrison. Far from it. A man with a better heart than Harrison, never walked upon the sur face of this earth. Let him be selected as the candidate in opposition to the miserable epitome of non-committalism that now dishonors the presi dential chair, and he shall get my vote, though it were the last act in my existence. But the dy nasty of Van Burcn must come down. The country demands his fall. Thc common welfare requires it. 1 he enemies of misrule must take a lesson from its friends. They must organize. They must throw aside sclcctional distinctions, and sectional nonsense. In the lunguage of ho ly writ: "they must be as one manf if they wish to prevail. To the readers of the Gazette I would sav, and as far as my voice could be heard, I would say : "Foes of Van Burcn and political villainy, unite yourselves together; "BE IE ALL. OF O.MS M1.ND; From tho Haiti mora Patriot. DI.SA8TROIS flood! It becomes our painful duty to-day to record tho occurrence of the most disastrous Hood that Itafi taken nlnca in thi r'ttv for vcilts. Tim wa- tmn rarrn to m frnmtcrBcigM, and the loss both of human lite and property lias been tar more ex tensive than on thc occasion of thc great fl xxl of 1N17. Wc have not time now for moro than a rough draught of the principal incidents. Last evening thc city was visited by a violent storm of thunder and lightning, accompanied with heavy rain, which, particularly between halfpast nine awl two ocloolij fiourcd incessantly und in torrents; thc clouds frequently seeming to open 5J j"0r down their contents m floods. Between one and two o'clock, thc timo when thc citizens generally are buried in thc deepest sleep, thc a larm was given that the - stream which runs through thc city, known by he namo of Jones' mils, had overflowed, and that the water was pouring into different streets and alleys, filling the lower stones and cellars of tho nouses, and sweeping every thing before it. Thc unseason able hour and thc stormy character of thc night, combined to make it difficult to rouse thc inhabit ants even in those quarters which thc impetuous clement had invaded and was threatening with devastation. So suddenly and unexpectedly did the water rise, that thc inmates of many hous es in thc Meadows and vicinity had scarcely time to leave their beds in safety; while others, of whom wo shall speak hereafter, were hurried from sleep to death, without any forewarning, and probably without any consciousness of their fate. The aspects presented by the inundated districts this morning was deplorable, and awful indeed. Cellars and first floors filled with water innu merable small houses undermined and f lllen in valuable furniture destroyed many of thc streets blocked up with lumber, barrels, carts, drays, and other things, carried otfand accumulated by thc current. For 3 miles above the Falls the loss of proper ty on both sides is immense, all thc mill-dams for that district have been swept away, and in the neighborhood of thc "toll gate'1 several houses were carried down with the torrent, which in creased with incalculable power as it proceeded demolishing every impediment. Among thc numerous disasters, we can specify at present but a few. The extensive tannery of Mr. Appold, opposite the jail was entirely deluged ; loss suppo sed to be g-IJIOO. All that part of thc city desig nated "thc ine at low" was covered with water from Harrison and Frederick streets have not esca ped; the contents of every store and dwelling in Harrison street have been more or less injured some poor families have lost their all. Freder ick street being on higher ground fared better, and the families living on the upper side of this street escaped with little or no loss. The Bazaar Bridge is carried off, and the do structkm to the property in the Bazaar and vicini ty, embracing Baltimore street and Bridge tollar rison street, is alarming stores and warehouses filled with water, and in many places tho pave ments have fallen in, and the earth torn up to thc foundations of the houses, so as to prevent any safe communication to the interior of the stores. Thc flood being partly converted from thc bed of thc stream, set its course through Harrison street and the Centre Market to Water street, through which, and through Hawk street and thc Fish market, much of it again discharged itself into thc Falls. A considerable stream, however, continued its course through the whole length of the market, emptying itself into the head of the dock which lies filled with all sorts of lumber -Throughout Marsh Market Space, the stores were filled with water to thc depth of four or five feet above the pavement, and the injury to the ex tensive stocks and various kinds of merchandize in this street is immense. Thc Fountain at the head of thc market is covered with lumber, and the earth washed away from around it to its very foundation Icaviug it a monument of thc desolation which surrounds it. The pavements throughout Market Space are more or less torn up, and thc outside benches and butcher's blocks arc entirely carried away. The Fish Market is also totally deprived of its furni tures nothing remaining but the roof and tho brick columns which support it. This broad and longavcnuo of Market Space bears throughout marks of tho ravages of the flood torn up pave ments dilapidated Market Houses piles of lum ber and heaps ot mud and filth to which is now addinir the wetted and damaircd merchandize of thc numerous stores in this quarter, rendering the whole appearance heart sickening. The destructive clement spread its way despite of thc high wall, to the cast side of the Falls, but did not extend farther in that direction than Still- hotise street. Thc iron foundry of Mr. William Miller, on thc banks of thc Falls has suffered very considerable damajrc the whole interior oi tins extensive establishment has undergone a com plete tlcrangCiiicnt. The bss sustained on thc east side of the Falls is inconsiderable, however, when coainarcd with that in thc other parts ol a tho city. Tho upper side of tbo costly stone bridge at IVatt street nearly to thc centre, is also wa-shed away the course of the stream - - totally obstructed, by tho accumulation of floating timbers, which lav at tins briflcc, wedjred and piled up to thc height of the bridge itself. This is a bridge of three arches whichhas now for the second or third time, proved of insufficient di mensions to pass the floating timbers which de scend during a freshet and .to their obstruction of the bridge now, may bo ascribed much of the extensive injury which has happened. Bat however deplorable this destruction cf valuable property, it is still more melancholy to reflect on thc number of human beings who have been brought to an untimely cnd. It is impossi ble now tu ascertain the extent of the loss of life, but there is great reason to apprehend that many have been drowned, and carried down the stream. This supposition derives great confirmation from the fact that thc bodies of five unfortunate beings were found lodged against the Draw-bridge. These acquainted with the vicinity of White's Distillery will remember a shanty which has been occupied f jra long time by an humble but honest pair ot a gcd persons, who made their living by thc sale of refreshments to the passers-by. The poor old woman was found drowned in her shed; and it is bclivcd that her husband has met the same fate, though his body has not yet been discovered. A most distressing spectacle was presented at thc residence of thc Sexton of thc church, corner of Saratoga and llolliday streets.- Thc Sexton him self, his wife, and three children were found drowned in their beds! Thc water here had ris en to a height of from eight to ten feet, and it is highly pro! able that without a struggle, they pass ed quietly into eternity. Tbey have the appear ance of persons in profound and tranquil slum ber. It w as a most affecting sight. Several others were found diowncd it different part1 of the city. One poor wretch, who in a state of intoxication, had begged and obtained leave to lodge in the kitchen of a house in Water street, lost his life in consequence most proba bly, of thc powerless condition to which thc liquor he swallowed had reduced him. An awful warn ing to the intemperate! No doubt others met their death from thc same cause. We have heard of some narrow escapes tno of thc most extraordinary of which are thc follow ing: One of our German residents was started 5 to 10 feet, rising in some houses to the second ; from his slumbers by the alarm, and on descend storv. Thc damage to individual property in this j ing to thc first floor found himself up to thc waist section is incalculable; but the greatest is that of i in water. He immediately returned to the sleep- a plank with which he endeavored fruitlessly to force his way to the rescue of the drowning boy. The above imperfect details, hastily put togeth er, cad give to thc reader only a very inadequate conception of thc nature add cxicdt of this awful calamity. IN. B. More Destrcctiox. Wo have just learned that twelve or thirteen persons have been drowned intheshantecson the Susquehanna Riil Rood ; and that the loss of property there has been immense. From the Pbughkerpiie Journal. DESTRUCTIVE TORNADO. On Saturday, tjie 3d day of June, about G o' clock, P. M. the town and village of Pine Plains were wisited by one of the most destructive tem pests this part of the country ever exjrienced. The day was very sultry, and towards 3 o'clock in thc afternoon, clouds began to darken thc hor izon, bigblv charged with the electric fluid, as F.-wn the Ohio Stmte Jmumm!. first hewspapers IX OHIO. Thc first newspaper ever printed Northwest of thc Ohio river, was issued at Cincinnati on the IHh of November, 1713, by William Maxwell. . It was entitled "TueCetixbl or tuk Northw es tkbx Teeritorv'" its irtottoi 'Ope to all par tics, but influenced by none.1 This paper, after champing its name and owner, in 17l, was con tinued until lsW. On the 2Sth of May, 10., Joseph Carpenter issued tho first number of "The Western Spy and Hamilton Gazette,? af Cincin nati, which was continued ten years under sever al different titles, bv several different owners. commenced in tho same town in 1M10, and has i6-' tfcc' art nt worthless mofoUri been continued under various names, we believe, 1 conimuaity, or vagabonds not fit tolive,bU uWn to 1837. It is now edited bv Charles Ham- i uJ working nc, who are sober mtn raoed Esq. Tho ftJlow ing article, copied from the kt am ber of tho Journal of Commerce, is cajcnlatc4 to move the feelings even of Ukae whose keartskavo been most obdurate to the suSeriags of tkeir fellow-creatures under the present niranji nl of all usual pursuits in fur great cities j v -From ka Jouraat of CVnctarteS. j ,. Messrs. Kuitoss : These arc times of fatten f jr all cHsses of communities. Tbo rich suCer thc loss of part of their possessions, tkough tacy want not for thc necessaries of life; but many of the poor fa this city are at this moment suterima. and wasting aum the sands of life for the want of "To trace tlie rise of each newspaper cstab- Itshaient in every town of any importance in thc and have sober families; they cannot go about our . streets from iooe to door to bog, although they a.-o willing ju JUffand 41 j - sevlc (but ta va tor somctuiug to dawheroby they CitcmnvVc King-anu coaunuai wax ot munuer; inc cwwus i7-T I. . '.. , j mixed amrrilv together, which rendered thc as- ! " ot government, mk ii. unrated, puuun- ..ki; a i .:r..i -i it ....! i, i ed the "Western Intelligencer, commencing in ircvi Buiwin; ouu uuauiuui, 1111 wui i .... - . wnen thc watery elements became reconciled and veered to thc north of us, with little or no rain. At this juncture, our attention was arrest ed by the peculiar mancauvering of dark and heavy clouds a little south of west, appearing above the Stissing Mountains about one mile distant. As the black cloud arose, (it had the appearance and commotion of dense volumes of smoke bursting from a burning building,) light and windy clouds from all parts ot thc heavens, Veered towards it with unspeakable confusion and velocity, appar ently making it their common centre and were lost in its power. At our place of observation, in thc village, a dead calm preVadcd, which rendered this exhi bition of Almighty Power, together with its dcafning roar, an appalling spectacle to the be holder. After it crossed the Stissing our view was fairer; the dark cloud with its attendants, kept close to thc earth, extending upwards about half way to thc zenith, and as if unable to sus tain its power, was seen to burst some several times, producing new rains; where these dissen ting gusts struck, such were their fury, that no thing could resist; even the earth itself trembled at their terrific explosion, trees, limbs, rails, boards, hogsheads, &.c, mingled in thc be xvens, as feathers before an ordinary storm ; ns it ap proached, our emotions were somewhat relieved, by hoping its course might be alittle toournorth, which proved so, from 80 to 100 rods; neverthe less our village is materially injured. A barn of II. C. Myres was destroyed and his fine orchard of fruit tom.m. - bry' 1 -rm hmkb ura and sncda of J Booth wero felled and his dwelling much injured The dwelling of John Decker was blown in atoms, sonic of tho rafters and clap-boards were carried nearly 100 rods himself and family much injured. A large new Baptist church, almost comple ted was literally piled into a heap of promiscu ous rubbish; even the walls of its foundation was torn up some several feet fortunately, Mr. Northrop, master builder, and four or five of his workmen, and three or four masons, left a few minutes before. Many of thc buildings were un roofed. Thc premises of- Captain Jacob Best, a mile and a half west of us, consisting of a large new barn, 40 by 50 feet square, and a shed, 20 by 40 feet, attached to it, and other, small buil dings were entirely prostrated ; even the founda tion timbers were thrown several rods, split and broken in every possible manner; his house ex hibited a melancholly wreck, unroofed, siding torn off and buried amid timbers, trees and other promiscuous lumber; his waggons, carts and sleighs were found wrecks from 30 "to 10 rods whence they were taken, and one cart wheel was carried nearly one fourth of a mile up a hill ; large apple trees were hurled 30 and 40 rods, and one was carried more than one half a mile by meas urement. He ban some cattle killed. A Air. Anthony Simmons, near Best's was in thc road with his team, loaded with a hogshead of Sugar, ( 1250 lbs.) horses, waggon and sugar were hurled over a stone wall into a perfect wreck, him self blown in an opposite direction about 15 rods, against a gate post and stones, where he clung fast. Isaac Crandall, Samuel Cripman and Dan iel Sherwood had their barns destroyed and hous es injured. Jcptha Wiilbur had three large barns, cider mill, sheds, carriage houses, &c. torn away, so that one stick lay not upon another; his dwell ing, three stories high, was stripped, except the floors; on the floor of thc third story was found a cart w heel and axlctree; his w agons and all his farming utensils w ere strewed about his fields in pieces : even hams that were in his smoke house were found in divers places, some carried more than GO rods distant ; had horses, cattle, sheep and hogs killed. -Much other destruction of buildings has come to our knowledge: This tornado took its origin near the river, so March, 1813. Without changing its owner, it became the "Columbus Gazette7' in 1H1N. and is now the "Ohia State Journal,1 published by Scott & Wright. Thrc bad been before this time two newspapers established in Chilli :othe, where the ancestor of thc poet Wilis, and Joseph S. Collins, n)w of W'ashington city, published a newspaper, under thc o!d Territorial Govern ment. "All thc first papers priated in Ohio were all small ones', and badly printed. The most of tho presses and types first used in Ohio, were old cast off ones, in thc cast, with a few new j b types to each establishment, lho change within the last twenty years, in all respects, as it regards thc art of Printing iu this Sute, is highly gratify ing to our State pride. We have now, at least, ono hundred newspapers, published weekly, in thc State. Many of them are as large as any in the cast five of them arc daily ones several twice a week ; and we hive twenty establish ments for printing books, in which they arc print ed handsomely, as well as bound well. Our print ing presses are made in Otio, and thc types arc cast here. Our papers arc not only handsomely printed on good paper, which is also made in thc State, but they arc edited very ably, especially when thc interests of Ohio, are endangered from anv ouartcr. On all such occasions, thoso who stand on thc watch-Towers of liberty will ably do their duty td their fellow -citicrta of Ohio.' I v consisting of a widow and tour eatklrch (resp.ee- tabla too) who lived four days on a sixpenny Mat of bicad. They have now, however, a tempora ry relief from kind ucighbors. I this morning saw a mechanic seeking for work, who had been out of employ four months, his family tick, had spent thc last sixpence, and said he was willing to sufljr, himself, for the want of broad, but, as a father, he could not Lear to sec his children starv ing before his eyes. He is an honest, faithful mtn. These arc uot iusulatod instances even that have fallen under my own observation. And uow what is to be done?' Shall it be said of New York that her citizens and their families shall star wc ? Would not their blood cry from thc grotUMt of vengeance? And, if under present circum stances, it would be impossible to supply the hun gry witii bread, would it not he honorable, would it not be policy, to stay some of our public im provements that means might be obtained to se cure such a benevolent object I 1 hope you will call tho attention of the public to this matter, and make such suggestions as the merits ol thc case require, lours, ate. Cl.A?IOKSTlNK ImPOBTATIOX OF PAl'PERS TIlC disgorging of the work house, penitentiaries, an J poor houses of England upon our shores, has be come so barefaced an act of contumacy to the A merican people, that thc persons engaged in this dishonorable traffic feel themselves some remorse, and resort therefore to illicit and secret modes of in troducing the ragged anddissolute contents of their emigrant ships into the bosom of our population. They are determined to poison and infect if possible the social and moral relations of this country, and thus gradually undermine and uproot our free in stitutions. Wc can give no other interpretation to thc incessant transportation of thc offscouring of Europe into our country than this base motive, which seems to bo winked at by foreign govern ments, to whose privilcdgc orders, no doubt, it would be very agreeable to get rid of the elements of insurrection and rebellion by trauforiiig them to us. It is positively stated that thc ships John Dunlapand Robin Hood landed thus a large iium!cr of steerage passengers at Perth Amboy, on Satur day, from whence they took waggons'and thc rail road to Jersey city, and by 10 A. M. yesterday j were snugly ensconced in Fulton street, in this Kissino goks nv favor. A curious trial was re cently held at Middlesex Sessions, in England. Thomas Savcrland, the prosecutor, stated tnaion tho day after Christmas ho was in a tap room where thc defehdattt, Caroliuc New ton and her sister, who had come from Birmingham were present. Thc latter jokingly observed that sho promised her sweetheart that ho man should kiss her while absent. It being holiday time, Saver land considered this a challenge, and caught hold f her and kissed her. The young woman took it us a joke, but her sister, the defendant, saiu she w odd like an little pf that kind of fun as be pleas-' e l. Savcrland toU her if she was angry, be would kiss her alsdhe then tried to doitj and they full to thc grautdi On rising, tho woman struck him; he again tried to kiss her, and in the s.-ufflc she bit. off his nose, which she spit out of her mouth. The action was brought to r-cover d unages for the loss of the nose. The defendant said he had ho business to kiss her; if she wanted kissing -h3.had a husband to kiss her, abetter locking man than ever the prosecutor was. The jury, without hesitation acquitted her; and the chairman said, if any man attempted to kiss a wo man against her willf siic had a right to bite off his nose if she had a fancy for so doing. Nai-dLEOVs jcSTicit, i"Iri ftapoleon's disposi tion, severity and gentleness were singularly and bcautifjlly blended t gcthcr. M. dcL agett tlcman of about thirty, married a young lady of sis teen. It was a mercenary marriage arranged by the lady's friends, w ho dragged her to the al tar without consulting hor feelings. She cher ished no affection for her hdsband: he becarao city. 1 he remainder were put in a small cralt called the Ploughboy, Captain Clinch, also to be ! jealous of herj and though unable to ftc upon her iiuiutu iii uui viiji iiu vwwicr Malta urai me inc sugmcisi prooi oi criminality, no inurocreu British ship Dorchester is likewise at Amboy with j her. lie was brought to trial, found guilty, and 10U steerage passengers. She has four feet wa-: condemned; lie petitioned for pardon, and his tcr in thc hold, and is in a nnst filthy condition, friends appealed to thc empress Josephine and to Her passengers were to be landed yesterday, and arc all bound for this city. They arc absolutely pennylcss. Tho officers and passengers in these vessels say that twenty-two more arccoming out4 laden with human beings, 7 of which have already sailed. Ir W rrr lln He land f iv " ,r",.T..M ,rt,,k nJ hnnrv in was ta "sld thi . r the Messrs. White, who have lost their extensive distillery. A great part of their improvements were carried oir, with a large quantity of Whisk ey, carts. &c. Thc most serious part of their loss is that of their horses, mules and cows, which as near as can be computed now, amount to about ISO horses and mules, and 100 cows. The whole damage they have sustained, cannot be estimated. As the destructive clement passed through the meadow, it brought thc greatest ruin upon Mes srs. Hide and Curlctt, thc soap and candle manu facturers, and who possessed in all, four extensive establishments. Thc loss of these individuals must be very great Thc bridges over the Falls on Centre, Bath and Hillen streets wero entirely swept away. Thc vicinity of Saratoga, llolli day and North streets presents one continued scene of ruin. The gas h jusc has suffered serious injury. Thc ere put out, and the fear is that the retorts arc burst if so, a considerable delay may take place in tho generation of gas, as they have but one day supply on hand the loss to the compa ny otherwise w ill be very great. Tho flood ex tended above lice's Coach Factory on llolliday street, and wc are sorry to say that Mr. I.ce has sullered very considerably in "this catastrophe. Gay Street. The bridge here is partly de molished, one of the upper bridges is lying against it, and also a vast deal of drijl irootf, ficc The loss in this vicinity is distressing the gable end of Mr. Roach's house, at thc bridge, has fallen out and presents a ruinous appearance. The okl frame, grog-shop on the corner of Frederick and (Jay streets has met with a similar fate, thc whole side has fallen out and the glistening decanters stand unharmed on the shelf; thc store house op posite is completely inundated; and the streets arc rendered quite impassable by carriages. A Hot Coxdejixkd to nn Hino. An nc cotmt was published on the 8th int. of the trial at liowcll, Massachusetts, of two boys, Michael Monohon 13 years old, and Michael Whaylan 10 years old, for thc crime of arson, in burning thc Almshouse at Cambridge. The Jury did not agree ! on a verdict and were discharged. A new trial was ordered which was closed on Friday night, and resulted in a verdict of Guilty against Monohon. Thc Lowell Advertiser or Monday evening says; "After a patient and thorough investigation of the cae, and a charge from the Chief Justice, the most minute and comprehensive, thc Jury retired, loarn.attHennrlmstorlvthrrHifTh 1 agreeing upon a verdict about half past ten. Thc . j o i i - i . i.i . t . niCj imploring us to intercede in his behalf. Wa did so, arid the following was Napoleon's answer! Why should I pardon this man? He availed himself of fortune for thc vile purpose of bribing thc effections of a girl. He did not succeed irt winning them, nnd he became jealous. His jeal ousy was not the result of love, but of vanity. He has committed thc crime of murder. What urged him to it? Not his honor for his wife had not ing apartments, and having taken his sister suc ceeded in forcing his way out and along thc street to one of the bridges, with the view of crossing to old town. The bridge gave way and carried both thc individuals with it. They floated down the stream for some distance ; and finally succeeded in getting hold of a fence and extricating them selves from the water. But the stream continued to rise rapidly, and the German was compelled to keep his sister above water by holding her up by the hair. They then contrived to cling on to the branches of a tree, and there remained till morning. A boy of twelve or fourteen, had fallen from the drift, which clogged Baltimore street Bridge, into the swollen and whirling current of the River, and being unable to swim was passing rapidly and j Redbrook. Milan. Pine Plains. North East and be- rumor having spread abroad that the Jury hod a ramn nart ;.-i!lv othauste.l in Snlilitirv, (Vtmn. : ffced, a numerous concourse assembled at the atiout 30 miles distance. Its width CO to 80 rods, as appeared from its devastated path, wherein trees, limbs, tops of sappliugs, rails, boards, pieces of roofs, were promiscuously scat tered, w ithout the least notion where they be longed. Thc amount of damage is incalculable; we learn no destruction of human life, yet ma ny were seriously injured. These ruins arc rich ly worth a visit; they cannot but inculcate a striking proof of Auiigutv Pow er. Pine Plains, June 5th. 1837. A Western Hunter's idea of love. -I say, Earthquake, were you ever in love f "Ah! Rolfe, there, you arc too hard for me ; 1 hardly know what to sav about that. I have sometimes Telt queer, ,' When I've seen some of your Kentucky gals, Pvc helpless down the stream, onlv the top of his felt right funny felt as if somebody was drawing head above water, and had once entirely disap peared, when two young men bravely dashed in to the stream, and just as thc drowning youth was about to be drawn under thc drift of lumber &.c which clogged in like manner the bridge below on Pratt street, he was snatched exhausted and al most lifeless from death. and restored to his fami ly. Thc name of thc humane and hcoric person who thus nobly at thc hazard of his own life saved that of a fellow-creature, probably unknown to him, is Lewis SpiEK.a young man of this city, a mechanic, whose humanity and heroism would in thc best days of Rome have entitled him to thc laurel crown. I le has, however, what no doubt he will esteem of" far more value, the delightful conscience of having saved the life of a fellow be ing, and the hearty applause of the numerous spectators. We have not loasned the name of the other no less meritoYious-hidividual, who threw himself into the raging stream without recollect ing that he could not himself swim;but trusted to Now if you call that love, I have a briar over me. been in love.' "Well, I think you have. Do youknow anybody that you would marry P "I marry? what for? To be always toating a wife through the woods, or across the swamps, to keep some red skin from taking her hair ofl! Fool, who? She'll be all sorts of a gal who catches me," said Earthquake; "a wife is a queer thing, and getting one is like taking a varment out of a hollow ; you don't know until you've got it in your band, what sort of a thiug it i5.- "Man was made to mourn." Among thc cases for trial during the present term of the general sessions in New York are several, where wives have been guilty of beatmg their husbands. Fatai Rashsess. We perceive that a Massa chusetts editor has just got married! He is crazy unless his wife has an appetite to live on ofd ex change paper?. Frov. your, rvj CConn. i ' rod, a numerous concourse as varied from ' Court house to hear " the solemn sentence of thc law, rhe Attorney Genera! havi ?g recapit ulated some of the most prominent evidence con cluded with thc request that thc Bench proceed to pronounce the sentence w hich thc law adjudges to the crime of arson. Monohon being calkd, rose and heard with stoical indifference a brief sketch of his past but vicious life. Thc affecting language of thc Judge, his appeal to Monohon's feelings for an afflicted mother, to his sense of the awful situation to which. he had subjected himself in breaking the laws, his request that he would prepare for the early and igno minious death which awaited him, and the final sentence "that he should be bung by the neck until dead1 were alt-igcther a scene of intense interest which drew tears from many an eye. Not a muscle of the prisoner trembled at ins sen tence, and he withstood the gaze of hundreds with as much apparent indifference as if unconcerned, but whether this was owimr to ignorance or har dihood is a question for a philosopher. Whaylan was acquitted on account of his cxtrcmo youth.'" Anv body can talk common sense, but few Can talk nonsense well. This may strike a reader as a singular remark, but let us examine it. Com moosense conversation, on common-sense mat ters, is the gift of everybody, with any intellect at all of any man, not an idiot, or not insane. Every body is ever talking common sense, and so it becomes familiar, jus as every Jwdy irauf talk of religion awl of politics, who cmn-Jk" of nothing else. - But skilful, gracnfaWiontj.e, de mands education, wit, wisdom.' How Tew can trifle gracefully ! " Some men would as-soon pass with their blood as their monev. yeOitbef can be of any ser- vice without ciretfamimg. injured it. No, he was instigated by brutality, vanity, and eclf-love. He has no claim to mdrcy. Intemperance. The tremendous fact men tioned ettbc meeting of Port Dublin Temperadd Society, that 6.300,0001. wero host year expended by the Irish nation1 on thc bare article of whiskey paying duty to thc crown, is certainly enough to account for the poverty and irregular conduct of the lower grades of our population. . If the cost of illicit spirits consumed here be added to this fomudanle sum, it is not improbable that the aggre gate would amount up to nearly 8,000JOO. Mr. Editor. A sportsman of much experience informs me, that there is not an instance on record of a slut going mad from any cause, aad that he has known of several instances of their being bit ten by dogs, but never kucw, (even then the dis ease to appear in the slut. If such is the fact, it should be usually known. Strange Leg.icv A murderer named Clarke, lately hanged at Chelmsford, Eng., was excee dingly urgent that three of bis fingers should be cut off and given, one to each of his sons that they might hare before them a perpetual remem brance, that it was by misuse of his fingers that their father was hanged and tbey impoverished. Tho request was conp!ied with. We learn from thc Vieksburg Sentinel, that the Hon. Bailie Peyton, of Tena., was recently in that place on his way to New Orleans. A bug number of the citizens called on him, and invited him to a public dinner, which he accepted, to take place on his return. Cin. Whig. "Tan ExrERLwarr." Many of the farmers hi Warren county, New Jersey, are storing away in their granaries hundreds of bushels of Hut rat wheat, for which thev refused 2J50ner btL hwi winter. Some are mourning the fhll of others grinding up their gmm aim mug flour at to 5 SO per lCaBaXT.' Cfc!, We learn that the Miami Gsnal wO. fcs nf dars, be uunit'ls irmVaM 1 wifl be let safin it ta. tame toetet Davton to aatt uwtvm "to July Celebration at the feasor place. t?e i this event trh& much sntsArtiosi. Tna SLu or Jcnaav-It is aJ that the numerous femak session, in N.T. there i This argues well, for the lair, I ters of Jorusalsm :-,"W. .