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DAVIS. SATURDAY .T30C3(L, SEPTE3DEa O, 1837, a -BBassss"" aw iter of Uie -m mnte from the Jon ic ... wMMtf our readers 1, iMiimc - " - --- -- fmm nan. As a lnrTJ5.,Jfl mmmimm picture of the I'diare, F "CuMSarrmi wit Imaginative lerri,no. "- Laa " We bare itali-ieJ a few passage that af Sf' !5asaBBr Bread aexl auMiirie. They would t m lbs lofty nim of Brao himself. nooie V" mmmt mriUiag pielMree of that nooW writer, t SJ, rrw eaperior to the lines we hare siual V -. '-f fmt Mr. Bsaara doe not intend o let hie .1 TkM of quality tocire bim content- Vr v-KiiaMMsMec .lasaa Bias int iOkenntly SMCceM, and a hope for the future, nilurm bjk! vigorous action, with bim. f(Wc(paM Oarntte. J' ." . THE DELUGE. ' '- ask eSlt eight it isof" evil life, jyj"" " w ... . NMMKJkS. , at fcanet. Before the mm now cbmds, which, blacking fpreaI, I bums overwhelmed , amiing gloom from tone to t'me ing wo alt tight, rmmment a af r pmu; r T JL-jtWaa f n"1-", wonliippin;. aBBsmetoCBWOsS garners of the storm ISafkaVBawinf burrlen; fierce awl fan ss mm, a sheeted flood, i ike baffled wiiwl. awk at aassry eao awwararnig rww, aaWaBslal sanaward. Snort the riven row, .aMr channels; ami calm lakes jggaatejBeealBeBl lawir I an UIU IV pncfiui wines ps flsc deluged air. tmJthoutof gathering trvret Unrnvter. ltajt nor ntgnt r l i - aasasBsar rfi an if 1 iac gloom at f ' WllMssaT. asara nt iana awn jlm as sfsrrrn aaseaagftf, ?sV sAom Aas" 11 '-- JVaaweUat nations, by Him who bids the oak brave the fury I of the tempest and the Alpine flower lean its check on tho. bosom of eternal snows. But dispar ity need nototoply inferiority ; and she of the weak hand and the strong heart is as deeply accoun table, for what she has received , as clearly with in the cognizance of the "Great Task-Maker's" eye as though the high places of the earth, with all their pomp and glory, awaited her ambition, or strewed their trophies at her feet. Females who turn their existence to no good account, contradict the intention of their creator. They frustrate both his bounty and their felicity. Public opinion has not been sufficiently distinct in its reproofs of their aimless life. It has been held derogatory of the dignity of those who are in the possession of wealth to understand the more humble departments of domestic industry. Hence, exceeding helplessness when by the fluc tuation of fortune or the common accidents of life, they arc thrown upon their own resources. its a a a . . a a 1 neir nuscraiHo imDeciuiy in limes 01 trial, una , brought that odium upon education itself, which only belongs to ill-directed education, or to a sen timent of false shame which should be early root ed out. Useful occupations ought not to be dis couraged by the contempt of those who are noto- bligcd to pursue them lor a livelihood. In the an cient republic the diligence of our sex was honor able. Franklin had probably in his mind, some model, depicted by the historians and poets of an other age, w hen he snid, 44 1 would much rather see a spinninir wheel than a piano a shuttle than a para.-sol a knitting needle than a visit ing card.'" Perhaps he detected, even in his own time of greater simplicity, a love of indolence, or display, lurking in the hearts of his fair country ffaraaeeaaVra. Bird ami beast faaaat aw Beaded alaiae, and wearily Tssssivariag amlliatoe ef buiaaa doomed TaJ af kafora tfsa rasa bate element. CsaVsMf Ural, aast Ac LrvUtneit Otttrm assfl aVr aarraaW 1 feaarrv aV aartr aotfcst JUumtaimi now , Km ml mm-mm mart, ami ueir sines were riottted I ssjiiaas frees the weltering wtr, I asses, as Imnr lopmoM jtrnk, ar asaaf. TVs hand of Death ' climbed ; yet denser grew , as the encroaching waves iMewarld. A SPECK OF WAR. On Saturday evening last, an affray took place, between some ten or twelve of the Irish labourers, in the vicinity of this place, iu which one man was killed, and others severely wounded. The survivors of the affray were" arrested bv the civil authority, and committed to jail. The belli gerents are said to be or diltercnt parties, or sects of Irish, who have brought with them to this country, their peculiar prejudices and ani mosities against each other. The friends and partisans of the person killed, and of the wound ed in the late affray, determined to glut their ven geance upon the other party, by demolishing the jail and killing its inmates, and an indiscrimin ate slaughter of the whole party. These parties are designated by themselves, the "Far Downs and the "Crockites." Of the causes of their an imosity and hatred we arc not particularly inform ed. It appears, however, that the Far Downs were the greatest sufferers in the late contest, and that they sought revenge. Indications of an approaching contest between the parties were discovered on Monday, and it was deemed prudent to emlxnly the Vernon Vol nntccrs, who continued under arms during the day, and night. During the night the preparations for war seem cd to be increasing, and the military force of the country was called into reipiiition. and enihodi c;l at an early hour on Tuesday morning. The par ty of Irish to the number of three or fimr hun dred, armed with g'Jns, pistols, knives, and club, assembled near the forks of the river, but upon the appearance of the military force, agreed to lay down their arms, upon condition that tticy women; perhaps he reasoned, as a political econo-i ,. ... , ' . V. -1 e t- . i peaceably to disperse; which was done. On the iiisi, lor 1110 ff"uu ui ins country. 111 ciiui-r - e rr 1 case tne opinion 01 so shrewd a pliilosopner; is worthy of some regard. Those employments which tend, evidently to the comforts, or necessi ties of existence, are at least encumbered with the principles of vanity. evening of Tuesday, a respectable military force arrived from Madison, and our militia, who had borne the fatigues of the precceding night were chiefly discharged. The town has now become calm andpcaceful. Vernon Visitor, Aug. 30. Ose TUsa asoa aloaa ' - And ia that hour, MwMaVssUnr. Love, of life WassWaaVaaaasctf and the itnmg limbed ton aTtLlawBMBaaaawaasWc the palnrd tire Xil nwig a kim for turror. Women tnul ; esrsxslep the precipice's brow, Mftsaaawarai toerasa on the dread verge al "awSbe leaned ami trembled. Stfitli 1 few laraews n every nemrt, ' I Jnng Ike 0&ee of lor. The eiaat's fool LJaaw sviulinej's neck ; and oft Itepatr, f -paat the ready steel, and kindred blond 1 ;l gm laelast remnant of that earth A arb Cat was dehtgine; to purify. (y aseasfers from esc plmint, whoee tktUlont at assstrsy af ami weTiW ttntmrirt .Wlhffrd la irasstlr, with wttieUg itrengfr Criissii sWarft fa mbd ttotedii and fierce eii-it, Beat aWassaras ka aVc cscr-ntanui rat'n. Wish Minded eyes, awaiasil plumes and trailing wings. ) wet the tramuled prer. .tW Bsaaaaaaat were aakamisJ : the barrier chain 11 until at lenzth o'er tnpned the wave. I world. And of the tribes last (hjdkaaf every Alp. one man survived x I astSistsed saivarimr, hopeless, shelterless. rBl tagment of the unWsrve! VaaM of Ike astir eras f ri tm hit naked foet. On hie erm Acad', tJk jkar, not lime, kad mlrered, Ike Hark rlnU ' Iksasf ae sstptf win torrents; vkile raun4, JkeWjajaa tmiHgkt dimtm euselr, JaaWeW jrria rr giant of Ike rAaaty drowned, Jkdmmmtd ts ktrkon tcitk their lotting arwtt fia In 1 aire Is hit doom. He smoti hie brow, Aa,ajaMsae4, would have leapt to their embrace, vi Belli! More him, ridinv, on the deep. 1 fabric, awl familiar sounds I raat it was peopled. Hope once mora I taswaa evKast, and imploringly I Me arsM forth towards the fl.iating walls. rr. But his prayer I aieht ast aatwsr. whom his find condemned. The ark esipt saaaj.1, ami the billow rose And kajfai tkeir last victim ! s Then the runout aVaWawta aW face of heav'n. and sunlight streamed Okas aat shoreless sea, and on the roof sen raw for shelter o'er the living rerm. 1 iaerease should rr populate a world. j. vaaaca. bfTork, May, 1837. Clla:::: celectic TJTILITY. r Has. aiootrssmr. kwoa kiag of Sparta, who conueclled that the HEROISM OF A BOV. Captain Armstrong had consentratcd the five thousand coloured settlers at Kat River in a rorky peninsula, which was named Camp Adelaide. By his great exertions and judicious management, he had caused a cemplcte breach between those Hottentots who were wavering in their allegi ance, and the Caffrcs ; and the enemy at last fell on the settlement, and burnt and destroyed what they could not carry off. A noble instance of courage, worthy of the best times of the Romans, was here displayed by a youth, the eon ot a hcld- commandant Ciroepc went out with his uncle to look after some of his father's cattle and prevent them from falling into the hands of the enemy. They had irone four or five miles from Ctim elasdWwIsen ft began torain,which prevented their seeing far; they therefore unsaddled, and, sitting under shelter, allowed their horses to graze in an open spot surrounded with brush. They had sat some time convening, end -then rose to "saddle up," when in an inatanJL twenty Caffref, who had been watching them, appeared from the brushes round them. "Now," said young Grocpe to his uncle, "we must stand back to back and reserve our nre They did so, and retreated. 1 ne Uat- fres hesitated a little; but at last one sprang for ward and launched an assegai through the lungs of Grocpe. who immediately fired, and the Caffre fell. Uroepe cried to his uncle Bow lire, ana es cape ; save the cattle, if possible ; and don't let my father loose them and his son on the same day : The uncle accordingly fired, and jumped through an opening made among the Caffrcs. Their par ty then divided, half going after the uncle, who escaped, and half pursuing young Grope. He presented his empty gun ; they skulked aside, but continued to dog him, he tried to pull out the as segai which had passed through his right breast but could not succeed ; and in the act of putting the powder-horn to the muzzle of his gun to load, another assegai passed through his left arm, and one through his hat. He pulled these out and hurld thsm at bis assailants; and then exhausted with loss of blood, he staggered on till he got near his father's herdsman driving off the cattle. The Caffrcs then retired, and Grope sank down beside a rock facing the enemy, and called to the herds men to leave him to his fate but to save them selves and his father's propert y. They drew the assegai completely through him, and carried him into Camp Adelaide. I saw him some time after ward, recovering slowly; though the air was still ! passing out from the lungs between his shoulders. The Governor presented him with a handsome double-barrelled gun, and a Dutch Bible, for his heroism. raan thk acxxerix (u.t) joci When age comes on, and rock's are gray, That man is happy, who can say, Through life my course I so did steer That 1 have little left to fear. If such a man I should expect That virtue did his thought direct, And that be fonu'd a happy plan To live and die an honest man. But wbere's the man 1 now shall say, Qaiie bent with age and locks so gray, Who from his youth did never rove Beyond the bounds of truth and love, Few are the men this world posses, But practice folly more or less, And ev'ry day bring to our view Fresh scenes of great Jeception too. Home men will study, without rau-ie, Try to invert great nature's laws, And with audacity will tell Their fellow men tbey fear not a rut.! Some say that they enough would have If but a little tbey would save; And when of gold they get a store Their cry is still, a linle more. So covetous vain man has grown Each wants to call this world his own. Iet natore all her bounties give. We still would cry, bow hard to live ! 'Til a fix'd rule, with mortals vain. Against great nature 10 complain, And when with lib'ral hand she gives, Hour small the thanks that she receives. The only way to join the few That are content and happy too. Is just like them to leani to live, fin what kind Providence may give. Nor let your wishes ever soar Too high, (for that will make you poor,) For grasping shadows ne'er was known To fuinish man a happy home. Then as you journey on life's way, l"Uuile bent with age and locks so gray, Ijet virtue, prudence, justice steer, And jou'll have little else to fear. LIFE IX TENNESSEE. The following account of an "every day affair is given by one of the parties, named Wilcox, in a letter to the editor of the Louisville Journal. Who will say that jicople are civilized, who will stand and calmly witness such efforts of their fellow men to murder each other in such cool blood? "In about an hour, Johnson came down the street bringing a double barrelled gun, which was the only visible weapon about him. I suffered him to advance within point blank shot and then stepped upon the threshhold of my door, took a musket, walked to the pavement and pulled trig ger upon him. My gun missed fire, and Johnson dchargd both barrels of bis gun at me. The where I stood; but one buck shoThit a teicVwali and glanced, wounding me slightly in the left leg. I again stepped upon the threshhold of my door for a double barrelled shot gun ; but in the mean time some of his friends had handed him a gun with which he had retired into an alley near the place where he had been standing. I denounced him as a coward for his contemptible skulking, and an altercation in words took place between us we mutually demanding of each other to come out; although I was at the time standing in my door, my whole person exposed. He, for a moment, stepped freni Ins hiding place, and I, notwithstanding the remonstrances of the crowd I who were venting their imprecations upon him for his cowardice, walked upon the street and levelled my gun. He instantly retreated into the alley and fired at me from the corner of a two story ware house, wounding me slightly in the right hand. I fired at the same moment, hitting his hat which, with a small portion of his face, was the only part of his person or its apjicndages that was not protected by the walls of the ware house. He immediately crawled through a side window of one of the buildings forming the alley, and precipitately retreated to his lodgings. Here,ow ino to the disability of my rizht hand, the affair A IIiculand Echo. In the course of last sum mer some strangers of distinction was induced to visit a wild and unfrequented retreat in the distant part of the Highlands, chiefly from the report they had beared of an echo, remarkable for the clear and distinct nature of its revcrbations. On reaching the spot from whence the trial of powers is usually made their guide put his hand to the side of his mouth, and bawled out with the lungs of a Stentor,a salutation in Gaelic, which was re peated with a presision that seemed beyond the expectation of the paaty. One of the gentlemen, by the way of trying the strength of his voice, put his hand to the side of bis mouth, in the same manner as the guide, and called out "How far are you from homer These words much to the surprise of their con ductor, were also repeated, when poor Donald, with the simplicity that brought a smile over the features of all present, said "You may think it strange, gentlemen, but this is the first time that I ever heard the echo speak Enolish.'1 ! have no doubt,'" said the eentlemass, "but it ai 1 in, - 1 11 as 11 a laum Jl, '. It pot to Ihe tesr," and instantly bawled out some French, Spanish, THE LARGEST SNAKE YET. As Mr. Eliakim Thomas was returning on Sa t unlay week from an excursion on the 9atskill mountain, in New York ; he heard a great rustling among the leaves close by, and presently the startling sound of the rattles, apparently of an enormous snake. He stood momentarily upon his guard, and it is well he did so, for, on looking a- bout him, he presently discovered the appaling sight of a rattlesnake, with his head at least four feet from the ground, his body coil above coil, his eyes flashing fire, his skin every minute changing color, and his long fangs displayed as in the very act of springing upon his intended victim. Such a sight would have stricken terror into the soul of almost any other man except the gen tleman in question. Mr. Thomas, who is an old hunter, had seen rattlesnakes before, and, as this animal always gives timely warning before it strikes, so Mr. Thomas did not, in the present instance, for a tnomcut lose his great presence of mind. But not to trust himself too near his honorable, but dangerous enemy, he kept at a prudent dis tance, and elevating his rifle, which fortunately he had with him, he let fly a charge into the mouth of the snake, which, passing through his brain and out of the back of his head, kilted him dead on the spot. Then, taking a hooked stick, which he had prepared for the purpose, he fastened it in the very orifice he bad j 1st mado in Mr. Snake s skull, and thus conveniently, but with a good deal of hard toil, dragged hiin to the village of Catskill. There, procuring a two-foot rule of a carpen ter, he proceeded to the measurement of his slain adversary; and found his dimensions to bo as fol lows: length, 11 feet ! inches; circumlerencc in the largest part, Vi inches; ditto round the head, G 1-2 inches; ditto round the first rattle, 3 inches; ditto round the last. 2 inches; length of the whole series of rattles, 3 feet 8 inches; number of rat tles, 83; length of the two poisonous fangs, 23 inches. His weight was found to be within one ounce LVrEKESTING LETTER TEXAS. The Rev. Miam W. HiL native of thia place, arrived here from Texas few days since, and at our solicitation addressed to the follow ing interesting letter, upon the rraajliiiias, ajid prospects of tht infant Republic. Ear. Ifon, j ChaplasB to the Congress of Texas. Ui eosssrac tion to the government and hi knowledjra f the country entitle bis opinions t due rnasina tion: vj Pams, I$sj.31f 1831 Gbxtlexkx: It may not be uninteresting to nasty of your readers, to sec something mrntkemtitfy ia the columns of your paper, iu relation to your sister1 Republic, which has been so recently cmowived in throwing off the base shackles of Mexican despotism. The country is bounded on the North by Red River or Arkansas; on the East by 8abiae' River or Louisiana; on the South by the Gulf of ilex ico; and on the West by the Rio del Norte aw Mexico. Texas is included between the 20th and 42d de gree of North latitude; and between the 16th and 2ttth degree of West longitude from the city of Washington ; and is reported by the committee on Foreign Relations, to contain a national oonmiri of four h u n J red thousand square miles. If that estimate be correct, there will be a sufficiency of territory, to constitute ten States, each of which will be equal in size to that of Kentucky. The soil is capable of producing the vegetables which grow iu your own gardens, in rich exube rance. Both potatoes, especially the sweet, tur nips, I oans, melons, cucumbers, &c. are produced luxuriantly. Figs and peaches grow finely ap pics and wheat have not been sufficiently tried as yet. Cotton and Sugar will bo the staples of the country, and will constitute its future sources of wealth. In our political relations, we are more favorably situated than formerly. Tho chief-officers of gov ernment are becoming more decidedly men of and Italian Donald looked more bewildered than ever. "Well. I must say. that's very queer; my own father and mv own self have known that echo for more than seventy years, and we never knew it to use no language but the uaelic language be fore. "Your echo, then, is more learned than you supposed.'" said the gentleman, laughing, though at a. loss whether to impute Donald's remarks to archness or simplicity. "ion may say mat; but can you tell me sir,1' said the poor follow, with an expression of earnestness that appear ed highly amusing to those present, "as the echo has never been out of the country, where can she have got all her education ?,, Laird of Looan. ot 27 lbs. and, on frying out his oil, after being j talents, and integrity of character combinedc dulvdivcstcd of his'ekin, there was found to be The Indians do not trouble us. Mexico is our very nearly five quarts. The skin has been stuff ed, preparatory, as we understand, to being pre sented to the Amemran Museum, in IScw York. But, whatever may be its destination, it cannot but prove a real treat to the lovers of natural curiosity, wheresoever they may be. This immense snake is believed to have been the largest of his species of which we have any record. Catskill Observer. chief enemv. But we have no fear of another invasion for some time to come; because their own civil wars keep them at home and there is a little prospect that these conirnotiorrS will but Instance of an affection in Birds. A party was shooting not long since, and in a large chalk pit, a number of martins, which had built their nests in holes near the top, were skimming the air. One of two birds flying together was shot; the other immediately alighted on the dead body of his companion, fearless of the close vicinity of man, and used every expedient that affection litclcss triend. it mold snoorst. to arouse its terminated between us; but the spectators were j D;cLed .fluttered .and caressed for five minutes, 1- ji 3 . j ; .T. so indignant at his dastardly conduct, and evinced their indignation so unequivocally that he left town on the same evening." jI aaania learn what they would have mostoc P"aractic, when they reached maturity. .) his wisdom, vet recede from its rmi- a W mi O Espeetaly, is female education deficient, aotaon of means to ends. And yet our Watinentty practical, that to disjoin atuity seems both a greater mis- Rtpsrabie misfortune, than tor . 1 1. . v asRspi a ucsuiiury v iviii. BVM iff taw Me nf th srnrkL ' I In socks Iron) its applause. It unsuc- B a . oksaada I can always tell a man who will live toa good old age, unless an epuidemic carries him off the stage. He is easy, quiet, takes the world as it goes if disappointed, cheerfully begins again, and keeps on essaying. Such men don't die, in the strict sense of the word. They wear out as a piece of machinery and then their race is over. What a superb book is that of Cicero de Sentrtmie ! Every old man ought to read it once a week. Portland Adv. Thb wttx or tub Majott. The owner of an orchard near a public school, informed one of the boys that if he would wait until the apples were ripe, they would have half, thins; to your proposal." said "until I have consulted the rest of the boys!"' The following dav he sent this answer "The gentle- varieties of situation, i tnca of Harrow cannot consent to so equal a divi- r . V w sion yosi are out one incy are many. On Saturday last a storm passed near this place, which for its violence and its desolating fury, has never been surpassed, nor perhaps equalled, in this community. It reminded us of the descrip tions which we have read, of tropical tornadoes. The roar which announced its approach, was per fectly appalling. None but those who witnessed the fearful strife and commotion of the elements, can form an adequate idea of the grandeur and terror of the scene. The largest trees were torn up by the roots or wrung off, and whirled into the air. Wherever it pased, its power was irresisti ble. Trees, fences, corn, ecc. were instantly levelled with the earth. Most fortunately this place escaped. The hurricane passed three hun dcrc yards North. Had it struck upon our town, it would at this moment presented a heap of ru ins. Ia. Sun. and, then finding its affectionate efforts unavail ing, flew mournfully away. bnglish paper. profession he enters another. If frustrated in his native land, he be ef foreign clime. He makes bis wave, or traverses the earth His to sole S5S fee varieties of knowledge and call into tS and attachmonta. whirls tniwht : kin dormant, or been considered of It IS not thus With wnsnan. I lor auiet duty requires a more quiet train- y Iu lew changes and no audi- IT " f aland. It asks the aid of fixed princi ?t PafBttly drawn out into their natural, unos- la Tvns Srrmo. The Lyons N.Y. Argus says- "Francis A. Marsh, an apprentice in our office, who has been in the printing business only eigh teen months, set eleven thousand four hundred and eighty-nine em's, for the newspaper in eight hours. When this is beet he will try again." , in past times much discussion res- ktive intellect of the sexes. It en useless. To strike the faeJ- ' practicable, until both shall have It the same method of culture. ho initiated into th varitiM and f noedlework, taught to have patience aTcUeness and waywardness of infancy afv'Wu swiseless step, around the chamber aZiT?" woman miirht be instirated to Ike palm of science, to pour forth el- 's senates or to "mmAm thmnwh ftUe r rtontajTOne.'" Yt vniinn. r tv Md lmM - . -----.... aw SZT. . ."t. "Wno to nature this abuse of Twt ana iateilaetnl t.:i .v. 1 . - . - n , WUIIW ISO USMS- 'feeder would be defaced and the fount .7 HllCltV broken an. TV. M.M ,m tocuded for diflerent spheres, and con- y to inotr respective desu- A Wrrrr ArcnoTvcra. An Auctioneer said of a gentleman who bought a table, but never come to take it away, that he was the most n-com-for-taKU person be ever knew in' tho whole course of his life! Thirteen Reason. An old English paper con tains thirteen objections given by a young lady for declining a match the first twelve being the suitor's twelve children, and the thirteenth the suitor himself. The annexed toast pleases us better than any thing we have yet seen, as having been drunken on the 4th: The Ships of our Navy, The ladies of our Land, May the former be well riggM And the latter well tnann''d. Absence or Mnro. A young lady in New York, intending to go to a ball, left her slippers behind, and in a state of mental abstraction drew on her "I cant say no- grandfather's white topped boots. She did not the Harmwian, ! perceive her mistake until she began to dance and crushed a corn on ber partners toe. A waggoner in Vermont, intending for market, lifted his horse into the waggon and tackled him self up in the traces. He did not discover the mistake until he undertook to neigh. A Physician in Boston on Tuesday last gave one of his patients a piece of brown paper and threw the medicine into the fare. lie did not dis cover his mistake until the sick man began to re cover bis illness. A man in Lowell in attempting to hang himself forgot to put the rope around his neck, and jumped off the barrel into a mud hole. He did not dis cover his mistake until he attempted to kick. Grkat Calf. Mr. Thomas Lancaster brought into this town the meat of a calf recently, which weighed one hundred and ninety-seven pounds. The calf was only a few days over three months old, and was raised by Asaph R. Banks, of Win throp. The two hind quarters weighed 100 pounds, and were purchased by John Barker, Esq. of the Mansion House, at nine cents a pound, the proceeds of the whole amounting to eighteen do!- lars. It any body out ot JvenneDec, or in 11, can produce better veal than this, why let them bring it on. Kennebec Me.) Journal. We find the following announcement in a late number of the Missouri Telegraph: "Married at Carrville, in this State, on 2nd ult. Mr. William Saytonyiged 21, to Miss Elinor P. Carr, aged 78. This lady is the principal ow ner of the beautiful village in which she resides. She was about marrying the father of her present DUELLING BY THE WHOLESALE. Mr. Gibson, editor of the N. O. True American proposes, in the present rage for that species of casnha.tf t rsew srteans, to asmm use aocwsanilatoxl contentions ana auncumcs 01 every tuna oy tne wholesale, thus : "We invite all and several of those would-be-heroes, to register their names, immediately, at the office of the True American as we purpose, as soon as the list is sufficiently full, to charter a couple of handsome clipper built schooners, very capable of running away in case of need. These schooners we propose to man with these gentle men at arms, so that they may have an opportuni ty, as they arc bent on a fight, of having it out, not with poor, naltrv pistols, but with respectable full-sized swivels. In one of these we propose to ship the bullies, the loafers, and loungers, and shall call her the Musquito, as these insects are well known as the pests of our southern clime. In the other we intend all those intended victims who arc generally challenged because it is tho't they trtU not fight, but mostly proving tho best men, we shall call their schooner the rire-away The principals are to be kept down below, and the seconds are to man the gun-deck, for being the parties generally most to blame, they ought to stand the breast of the shot. Gentlemen who are anxious to fight on horseLack, will be allowed to bring their cattle along with them, provided their broad-swords are not longer than the gun deck. When a sufficient number shall be enrol led, we purpose ourselves to take command of the "Fire-away,'" and offer the other to any Loco Fo- co hditor who will leave off abusing the city and the laws, and take a quiet fight upon the lako in a genteel wholesale way. Bv this plan, every gen tleman will be enabled to pick out his particular friend, and settle all disputes about borrowed mo ney, games of billiards, &c. by a round of grape though perhaps he had better do the same thing over a social bottle." A YOUNG GIANT. The following of one of the half horse, half alligator tribe, is from the Cincinnati correspon dence of the Ohio Political Register : CnrcixsATi, Aug. 8, 1837. Our landing was yesterday astonished by the appearance of a young man from down the river, who when caught and measured, proved to be se ven feet six inches high! As he stood in the crowd, bis shoulders high above the beads of the tallest, he looked around bim without the least in terruption to his prospect, which was doubtless an extended one, while the pigmy tribes of Adam, husband, when he was carried of by accident, ; your common six footers, were walking around leaving a boy, then quite an infant, to ber espc-! bim at a suitable distance for the purpose of spe cial protection. This child is now her happy ' ing his whole length, as men walk wide of the speedily terminate. Every day, wo receive aSddi-' tional strength bv emigration, which is crowding in by land and sea; and if they delay for two or three years only, we shall La aide to repel any force they can send against us. And if nt tho end of that time, such a force ehould bo sent, it will afford the desired pretext, and we will with 30,000 troops, carry the war to the very walls of uie city 01 Mexico, and aemmna peace on our own terms! For on such a contingency, the President is auiuswiseu to raise sucn an expedition. 1 ne civil conotuon or tao nawaiij aa now1 rapidly unprovmg.Oasfs have been organized, all the officers of the law appointed as in Keaw tucky, such as justines, sheriffs, twos tables, J&o And. those laws are enforced. The crops are flourishing beyond all precedence Farms are improving and opening in all direC' tions. Villages are springing up iff all parts of the country. Mechanical labor of every descrip tion is much in demand; especially about those) growing towus. Carpenters, Plasterers, Pain' tcrs, Blacksmiths, Waggon-makers, etc. are very much needed. Those who are there, get from three to six dollars by the day, or from 50 to $80 by the month and find' themselves, which may be done for, from four, to seven dollars per week. To men, and especially young men of perse-1 erring industry-, no country presents n more hv viting field, or a more speedy prospect of accumu' lating a handsome independence.' But I would have it plainly understood, that there are difficul ties in the way, such as a hot eun, inferior uc oommodations, occasional disappointments nnd hardships, and sharpers too are sometimes to be) dealt with. A man to do well, must work hard and keep bis eyes open, and speedy wealth is certain. The moral character of society is daily advance ing. The present emigration is from the United States, and is composed, to n considerable extent of men of intelligence, of high moral character, and of unblemished reputation in their native) land ; and the influence which they exercise, to gether with the restraint of wholesome laws, op erate powerfully in the prevention of irregulari ties of conduct, and in the suppression of ufidcl ity of principles ; besides promoting to a great ex tent the cause of general morality and good living. For the above statements I bold myself res ponsible, and remain with great esteem, Yours, dec. W. W. IIALLv W. C. Lyle, Esq. partner, with prospect of long enjoyment of the kindness of his generous benefactress. Happi ness attend them." Bowk Kxivks. The Legislature of Alabama at its recent session has passed a law providing that if any person, with a Bowie knife, 'Arkansas tooth pieif or any weapon resembling the same shall cut or stab another by reason of which he dies, it shall be adjudged murder, and the ofiender shall suffer the same as if killing had been by mal ice aforethought. - The act likewise preserebes a penalty tor the sale of such weapons. How to convert the Heathen. A ship lately ar wiraA at th Sandwich Islands, havuur aboot deck eight missionaries, and below deck hogsheads of ardent firiuP O see! Ola! It is stated that the name of Oseola was given to the chief, by the settlers in a frontier village, he being the first Indian whom a newly arrived emigrant, an old lady, bad ever seen, she broke forth in astonishment, Oh see! O la! what a funny looking manT Grand Whig salute of one kindred gums. A grand Whig salute of One Hundred Guns will be fired, this day, at 12 o'clock, in honour of the glo rious triumph achieved by the waigs ot Jientucxy, Indiana, Tennessee, and North Carolina, at the recent elections. We rejoice that our frwndo are extending the right hand of fellowship to their Western and Southern brethren. The Whigs have dcrc nobly in tho late contest. They have an increased claim on the respect and asTectioas of good men in all oarta of the Union: and the citizens of Boston will never be backward in recognizing that daim. Boston Atlas. Eeonsmu. A neighbor of ours infbrms as that wood goes further, when left out of doors, tbaa when well housed; some of his having gone up wards of a Moaner of a utue in one night! - B" IT" 'Gat. M Capti CTrfotd! a "Yea, Karsatt, they ia.' are your roaspajry ready . house to read a signboard, or to see if the chim ney be a fire. I afterwards saw him on the guards of a steam boat, apparently surveying, over the top of the boat, some object on the other side. Of course, this 'most delicate monster' was the talk of Front street for the day. Upon inquiry of the Captain who brought him up, I found lie was a Louisville hack man, named Porter. His age is 22 only, and be has not yet ceased to grow! "He is filling up," said the Captain : "bell be quite a large man yet, he's a young fernornenoa, afnt her - A loco-foco paper in New York, allodins; to the supposed fact that one member of the Cabinet; Mr. Poinsett, is a bank man, says, that "theGov ernment ought to cxaanferboJsaiee his sKjuwnee by taking Col. Benton in Umezl . We have heard of such resssdies bafere. I have swallowed a mouse," said ! a hypoeondriae, to Dr. snait 1 00 z uo and swal- che Doctor. LomlnBU Journal. low a cat, 7701 Drawing, Turn BoOowing is said so be an exseditious mo land of strewing teeth: Fas ten a strong piece of twine to the tMota that is to he drawn, and attach the other east or to a heavy stone. Then if the upper jaw, stand on a fence aad let stand at Aa bottom of the teaca and tftrow the stone ever. TEoston Poat. To make Cider of early or late fruit, Ant wSL keep any length of time wftleaf the trmuile of frequently drawing off. Take the largest cask you have on your fjarai from a barrel upwards; put a few rticks in the bottom in the manner the housewives set a ley cask, so to raise a vacancy of two or three inches from the bottom of the cask; then lay over these sticks, either a clean old blanket, or, if that he not at hand, a quantity of the swing! ings of Cax, so as to make a coat of about a quarter of an 1 thick when it is well pressed down; then put as much clean washed sand, from a beech or road: as will cover about sis or eisrht inches depth of your vessel; pass all your Cider front the press througn a taste ejotn a corners, which will takeout the the liquor gently upon tne it roast he sufred ta filter grsdoaliy; and aa it mas off byn tap inserted in year veanal ia Cm vacant made by the sticks at the hMota-it v3 be faWad, by thts easy naeUsod, as pan oeexpeetea, alter tne i of ivfintar: and all the nwei be so separatee as to prevent consequence. - vv Lefa language forlorn! es of the militia, who received hos in virtaeot nak 1 aUUty to m&ermT for on Cotftiltlio V .