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R. COMBS k Co., dealers in Fund . ture, Plymouth, Ind. C WHITMORE, manufacturer and dealer in Bootsand Shoes, Plymouth, Ind. B DARLING, manufacturer and dealer in Boot and Shoci, Flymouih, Ind. a BOIBIIS. Reminiscences. I remember well the time, Will, When you and I first met; The happy hours we then enjoyed, I never can forget. Those days of Joy and bliss have fled, Gune are our childhood's joys, Friends have departed whom wc loved, When you and I were boy a. I remember well the brook, Will, Upon whose banks so fair We've roamed for houra, and plucked the Which bloomed so sweetly there; flowers, The brook has long since died away, Hushed is its rippling noise. Which we have listened to so oft When jou and I were boys. I remember well the school, Will, The master, too, so grim, And how when he would turn his back, We twain would mimic him. The school-room is deserted now, Hushed is the hum and noise, Which we were oft so wont to hear When you and I were boys. Wc have been long time parted, Will, Seas roll 'twix t thee and me; And I, perchance upon this earth, Thy form may never see. But wheresoe'er vou chance to roam, Mid all 3'our cares and joys Let memory wander to the spot Where you and I were boys. The Hope that Breathes of Spring. Leaf by leaf the ro?esfall: Drop by drop the spring runs dry. One by one, beyond recall. Summer beauties fade and die; But the rose will bloom again, And the Spring will gush anew In the pleasant April rain, And the Summer's sun and dew. So in hours of deepest gloom, When the springs of gladness fail, And the roses in their bloom, Droop like maidens wan and pale. We shall find some hope that lies Like a silent gem apart Hidden from the careless eyes, In the garden of the heart. Some sweet heart to gladness wed, That will spring to life anew, When griefs winters hall have fled, Giviug'place to sun ami dew. Sonic sweet breath that breathes o fSpring, Through the weary time, Budding for its blossoming In the silent spirit's clime. Little Graves. There's many an empty cradle, There's many a vacant bed, There's many a lonesome blossom, Whose joy and light have fled. For thicl in every graveyard The little hillocks lie And every hillock represent. An angel in the sky. 11 14 Temper. What may thii woundrou3 spirit be, With power unheard tiofore, This charm this bright divinity? Good temper nothing more. Good temper ! 'tis the choicest gilt That woman homeward brings; And can the poorest peasant lift To bliss unknown to kings. Correspondence of the Locomotive. Washington Kamblings. Washington, March 29, 1857. Dear Loco: Now that the " noise and confusion " of the inauguration have somewhat subsided, and the four buzzing of the 41 four year locusts " is going away, it will not be uninteresting to your readers, perhaps, to take a running glance at Wash ington as a city. Although the federal metropolis enjoys none of the advantages in trade which are common to our great cities, it is not the less a place of interest to every American. Indeed, its sequestration and freedom from business commotion is rather an auxiliary to its national attraction. It is said to have j been a f tvorite idea with Washington, that the national Cnpital should be as far dis tant as possible from the commercial em poriums of the country, in order not to be affected or attainted by commercial corrup tion. The developments of the last Con- Jgress have attested the wisdom of the thought. But this aside. Taking advantage of the fine weather, I yesterday visited many of the prominent curiosities of Washington. An hour of inexpressible delight was pass ed in a stroll through the splendid gallery of paintings and statuary collected by Cor coran, a wealthy banker of the place, who is a liberal patron of the line arts. Among his collection, the most interesting to me was a raro painting, representing the birth of the Saviour, which seemed so life-like that I could almost imagine myself stand ing in the lowly manger,' witnessing the sublime spectacle which brought " wise men from the east " to pay their devotions, and caused " a multitude of the heavenly host " to raise their voices in one grand anthem to Omnipotent Goodness and Wis dom, " Glory to God in tho highest, and and on earth peace, good will toward men." Such a painting could not be otherwise than interesting. Tho subject being one calculated to arouse all the firo of genius, and to enlist tho loftiest impulses of an artist's soul, every stroke of his brush would express an emotion, and trace upon PLYMOUTH, THÜ3HDA, APKIIL . 1, the canvass the living picture born of his brain. Next to this was a painting of equisite beauty the picture of Venus, Goddess of Love, dancing amid llowers, and the fer vent boy, Cupid, sporting with the roses, illi-sernper at rente m a painting which does full j'ustico to the conceptions of the ancient mythologists. The painting of the Spartau mother, anxiously training her two young boys for battle, the chief education given to Spar tan youth, was, to me, full of beauty and classic interest. But I cannot further enumerate. Be sides the numerous paintings, which were admirably arranged, in every essential of taste and elegance, I had the rare pleasure of seeing, for tho first time, that chaste and classic masterpiece of sculptural art, Powers' Greek Slave, of which your read ers have long ago had full descriptions. This piece of statuary, which has been the admiration of the civilized world, and copies of which are placed in all the ele gant galleries of Europe, is now'possessed by Mr. Corcoran, and no strangor visiting Washington should fail to see it. The gallery is open to the public on every Tues day and Friday, and is generally thronged by the admirers of artistic excellence. Leaving this gallery, we visited the Capitol, and Congress having adjourned, we confined our observations principally to the Rotunda, around which arc displayed magnificent paintings of some of the most notable events in the early history of our country, comprising the Baptism of Poca hontas ; discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, in 1511 ; Landing of Columbus, in 1492 : Embarkation of the Pilgrims from Delft-Haven, in 1C20; Surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, in October, 1777 ; Surrender of Cornwallis, in 17C1 ; Signing tho Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 177G ; Franklin presenting the Declara tion to Louis xiv, of France, asking his recognition of American Independence ; and Washington resigning his commission as Commander of the Army, at Anapolis, Dec. 23, 17C3. In addition to these I no ticed a small, but excellent painting, repre senting the rape of the Sabines, copied from Hubens, and also one representing an attack upon a party of Huguenots, in 1571, by the troops of the Duke of Guise. The biter of these, which gives indication of fine genius, was painted by William D. Washington, of this city, who was a pupil of Loutze. In the architectural front of the Capitol is spread out a beautiful lawn, tastefully arranged with evergreens and shrubbery. On the side of this entrance to the build ing, arc many fine specimens of statuary, worthy of Hcrculaneum, and, at a distance, near the gate of tho beautiful Jawn, is erected an imposing statue of tho Father of his Country, with appropriate inscrip tions. In what is architecturally tho rear, but which, from usage, has become the front of tho Capitol, is spread out another lawn, more extensive, but not, perhaps, so taste fully arranged. Midway down the decliv ity of steps, leading to the lawn and to Pennsylvania Avenue, is a beautiful basin' into which gushes a crystal stream of wa ter, and in which are disporting a thousand golden fishes. In the center of the basin stands a large monument, ornamented with various devices, erected to tho memory of Captain Somers, and Lieutenants Caldwell, Decatur, Wadsworth, Israel, and Dorsey, who fell in the different attacks that were made on the city Tripoli, in 1804, during the Algerine and Tripolitan war. Many other objects of interest attracted my eye, in and about the Capitol, but 1 havo not time to mention them. From tho Capitol wc proceeded to the Patent Office, were two hours were spent with much interest in examining the relics of human greatness, models of patents, mummies, aud the skeletons of every spe cies of animated nature, from the inasta don down to the insect. The Egyptian mummies, of which time is an ample de scription in Layard's Nineveh, produced queer thoughts in my brain. Although senseless as tho vile dust from whenco they sprung," there is a spealciuy interest in the shrivelled and distorted 'visages of those ancient citizens of Egypt, who once trod the banks of tho Nile, and threaded tho streets of Thebes, proud denizens of tho " hundred gated " City. Onco they gazed in admiration upon the pyramids, tempks, colossi, sphinxes, and obelisks of their own wondrous handicraft ; once they discussed the airairs of State, perhaps as we do, in pot-houses aud in the streets ; onco they whispered tales of love, and "gave sigh for sign" in gentle wooing, onco they imagined themselves tho wisest people of the earth, enjoyed the worship of Arnmon, lived und died, and now stand the shrivelled monuments of earthly glory ! Sic volvere Parens! Sic transit yhma mundi. Next in interest to these mouldy monu incuts of ßcaht is the ponderous sareopha-. gus of the Roman Emperor, Alexander Severus, procured at Beyroot, in Syria, by Com. Elliott, and offered by h'm to Andrew Jackson, as the resting place of the war rior, statesman and hero President of a great and grateful Republic. The reply of Jackson to Com. Elliott, is placed in a frame and suspended over the sarcophagus. I pencilled down the following extract, the simplicity and true republicanism of which is a prouder monument to his fame, than tho collossal trappings of stone ever were to the .Roman Emperor. Said the sage of Hermitage, ' I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King. My Rcjmblican feelings forbid it ; the simplici ty o our government Jorlids it." This no ble sentiment is worthy of the immortal sonrce from whence it came, and while it adds glory to tho integrity of the Ameri can character, it must inspire increased ad miration for the name and memory of Old Hickory. I have not space to particularize further my observations ia tho National gallery. Many places of interest, such as the Smith sonian Institute, the Washington Monu ment, Jackson Square, the "White House and the President's Grounds, must also go unnoticed at present. The Government Buildings are also ob- o jects of much attraction, and the improve ments to them now going on will when completed, add greatly to the appearance of the city, as well as to the comfort of the government officials. The new wings and new dome to the Capitol are progressing slowly. It i thought that the next Con gress will meet in the new chambers set apart for the two respective bodies. The Capitol, when finished, will be one of the most imposing buildings in the world. Though there was considerable out-cry against the appropriation for the erection of the new wings, they are necessities which wc.c absolutely demanded. And so of the additions which have been made to the Patent Office, and are being made to the Treasury and General Post Office build ings. Tho appropriations were not made an hour too soon. The rapid growth Of the country, and the expansion of its official business in every department, rendered ab solutely necessary an enlargement of the public buildings. In p.-issing through the various departments, I have noticed that tho clerks are frequently crowded together to tho number of six, seven, eight and ton, in a single small room, so that healthy res piration, in some instances, seemed almost out of the question. The now wings to the different buildings nrill removo this difficulty to a great extent, and while ren dering tho employees of the government comfortable, will facilitate the execution of the public work. There are many other matters of interest which suggest themselves, but the length of my letter already admonishes me that I must close. More anon. Sigma. Judge Taney and his Libelers. Within the last fw weeks tho various hirelings of tho republican press partly through ignorance and malignity, and part ly at the solicitation of tho frightened lead ers of their expiring party havo been striving to escape the fatal effects of the recent Supreme Court decision, not by constitutional argument, but by that last resort of dying faction, the argumentum ad homincm. They are as supcrstitiously afraid of tho constitution as the Hindoos of their invisible Deity, and its require ments are only known to them through the crafty oracles uttered by their false and reck less high priests. And thus the decree of the highest tribunal upon earth is sought to be combated by an indiscriminate and rabid abuse of its members; among the rest, exposed by his very eminence, Roger B. Taney has received their fiercest as saults. Wo do not propose to defend his private character, for its purity and sacrcd nes render it invulnerable. Nor do. wo presume to stand as the advocate of his lofty abilities and legal learning, for few, even of his cotemporaries, are equal to the task. 1iitory is hit defense and his eulo gy. Her testimony is, that never has there existed in this gifted land n mind more endowed with comprehensiveness and discrimination, or a heart more full of honor and nobility, than that of Roger, B. Taney. The mantle of Chief Justice Mar shall has Men upon him with all its adorn ing virtues, increased by time aud polished by experience. Tho master spirits of the last half century havo done homago to him, and it is related that when a young man, at the death of William Pinckney, when Homo one exclaimed, " Alas! tho Go liath of tho bar has gone," old Justice Dorsey, of Maryland, a man of able judg ment, exclaimed, " Aye, but we havo the David left in Roger B. Taney." Many rich tribuog, both to his talents and char acter, could bo mentioned if timo would permit. An 1 yet this is the man that is reviled by these upstart slanderers as weak, venal, fickle aud unpiincipled. Ho is charged as being the tool of Jackson, and the cause of the removal of the deposits from the United States Bank, (an opinion fully sustained by the subsequent corrup tion and rottenness of that concern,) and, therefore, when afterward called upon to accept the control of said deposit, and carry out his own judgment, honor and consistency alone required his consent. His course has always been thus unim peachable, and Henry Clay himself, in his highest partizan excitement, never dared to impugn the honesty and purity of the motives of the noble old Democratic Jus tice. But he is charged with being the advocate of slavery and its propagandism, and that only because of his acting in ac cordance with his oath, and expounding the constitution by its true letter and spir it. Let the decision speak for itself ; but Mr. Taney personally is opposed to slave ry, in principle and practice. Forty years ago, although nover wealthy, he freed eve ry negro in his possession, and has paid servant wages ever since. They were all valuable, and one, his body servant, lias been the head waiter of the largest hotel in Baltimore for many years. Judge Taney has always been the truest friend of tho black man, and it is related by a cotemporary that the most eloquent speech ho ever made was at the Frederick county bar, in defence of a little negro girl, in which lie thrilled his auditors by exalting the happy construction of our courts and the justice of our laws in al lowing the business of the circuit to be stopped, in order to give that poor little negro her rights and her lawful protection And, although the little creature had most likely committed crime, Mr. Taney's elo quent appeal rescued her from tho ven geance of the law. Thus have all his acts, public and private, been characterized by justice and generosity. I hare nothing to say of the Supremo Court decision. It has astonished many, although its principles laqe been boldly avowed by many irdependent Democrats for years. It speaks for itself, and its le gality none can dispute. But let mo say one word to old Whig Republicans. When you are holding up your hands in horror at the law of the land, starting with fright at the Supreme Court's decree, and coun selling anarchy and resistance, just remem ber your position a few years ago, when a Democratic President's veto nullified the dictum of the same court upon the bank question. That oppositiion was only the oretieal and was warranted by subsequent developments, while yours is practical and can have no such warrant. Remember that your agony and horror were all on the other sidejthen. Be consistent take down your hands dry up and be quiet. Cin cinnati Enquirer. -M- From the Louisville Courier.- Reliable News from Nicaragua. WTe had the pleasure on Saturday of congratulating our young friend, Chas. W. KleisendorfT, late an officer in Walker's army, on his safe return from Nicaragua. He was released by tho energetic efforts of a dear relative who went to Washington and obtained letters from various public men, and sent them by a special messen ger, via Aspinwall, to Gen. Walker's head quarters. This inlluenco had the desired effect, and Mr. Kleisendorff was permitted to return. lie left Rivas, tho only post Walker holds, on March 7th, and accom panied by an escort, reached San Juan on the Pacific, whore he embarked on the California steamship Sierra Nevada, which conveyed him to Panama. After crossing the Isthmus, ho took passage on th Tenn estee and landed at New York. Ho has borno an active part in the va rious conflicts in that country for nearly seven months, and with great credit to him self, wo are gratified to record. He informs us that the statements mado in Now York papers as to Walker having 1,100 men, is unqualifiedly false. II had. at tho date of his departure, 500 men, of which 400 were capable of bearing arms. Tho others were disabled by wounds or disease. Tho enemy, who are princi pally Costa Ricans, commanded by Gener als Canas and Bosquet, number from 2, 000 to 2,500 men well armed and equip ped. They have complete' possession of tho Transit Routo between tho Pacific and Lake Nicaragua. When Walker desires to communicate at San Juan with tho steam ships which land monthly, ho sends a good portion of his force to escort back in safety tho new recruits, of provisions which ar rivo from California. Walker's men havo no bread, but are tolerably supplied with fresh beef and plantains, which are the only articles of food. Hats and shoes are plenty, but in other clothing his army is sadly deficient. Much drunkenness pre vails, especially among officers. The men have not as great facilities for obtaining li quor, elso their pernicious example would be more generally imitated. There is not a single native in his army, and has not been for months. Walker was repulsed in three attacks on San George, with great slaughter. In the last attack which the enemy made upon Walker in Ri vas, they were beaten back with a loss of six hundred men. Rivas, it will be remem bered, is strongly fortified and barricaded, The enemy cannot cope with the North men in an open field, but in the chapparal they stand a fair chance. The climate is their most effective weapon, and although Walker's army was not suffering greatly by disease, yet the deaths are by far more than the accession to his ranks. Our friend expresses tho opinion that öen. Walker has no chance for success. He may main tain himself for several months, but is cer tain as anything can be, that he mustevent ually succumb. It is obvious with this small number of men and the inability of his friends on San Juan River opening communication with him, that his chances are utteily hopeless. The game is about finished. The hand -writing is seen upon the wall. He has been weighed in the balance and found wanting. Successful Mr. William Walker had been a hero. He has failed, miserably failed, and is a pirato and a robber. Success is merit. The next House of Representatives. The Washington Union jrives the fol lowing tables of the political complexion of the next House of Representatives. The first classes the members elect, politi cally, and the second slates the relative strength of the Democrats and their op ponents in tho delegations, as they were returned to the last Congress: Members of the Thirtv-Fifth Congress already elected. Dem. Opp. Maine, 0 6 New Hampshire, 0 3 Vermont, 0 3 Massachusetts, 0 1 1 New York,' 12 21 New Jersey, 3 2 Pennsylvania, 15 10 Delaware, I 0 South Carolina, C 0 Ohio,' 8 13 Indiana, G 5 Illinois, 5 4 Missouri, 8 3 Arkansas, 2 0 Michigan, O 4 Florida, 1 0 Iowa, O 2 Wisconsin, 0 3 California. 2 0 Gl 90 0ne vaeancy, caused by the resig nation of James S. Green, subsequently elected to tho Sanate. Franc's P. Blair, who was elected as a Democrat, i3 general ly classed with the opposition, because of his well known views on the slavery ques tion. Political Complexion of the Delegations of States in the Thirty-fourth Congress, in which elections are yet to bo held: Dem. Opp. 2 4 4 I 3 o Ar 2 I 1 G Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, 3 11 5 c 5 4 3 4 5 1 ö 1 1 33 50 33 123 111 47 C4 Members elect Members 34th Cong's, 47 111 Wrholo mtmber, 284 Tho Democrats, to sec uro a majority, in tho next House, must gain seven mem bers. A Petrified Human Body. Somo years since, says the Elmira Advertiser, Wlii ting Say re, a gentleman extensively en gaged in the lumber business in that place, and highly respected by a large circle of: acquaintances, went on a visit to a couple of sons near "Milwaukee, Wis consin; but shortly after arriving there, he was taken ill, died and was buried in one of the graveyards of that city. A few weeks since, on account of a road to be opened through tho ground where tho re mains were deposited, it was determined to disinter them for burial elsewhere. On removing th earth from his coffin, (which was considerably decayed,) it was found that Mr. Sayre's body was in as good a state of preservation as when interred. It was taken from the grave, and examined by a largo number of people. The general opinion was that the petrifaction had been occasioned by some action of tho soil; but when the remains of others, in adjoining graves were taken up, they were found to bo almost entirely decomposed. Every feature of Mr. Sayre's face was perfectly preserved, and the whole body was as hard as the hardest stone. This is a remarka ble case, and will givo rise to' somo specu lation among the scientific and curious. (WHOLE JTO. 74. From Dry widow s Whijj. Crime Abounding.' . : The gospel is preached to the people regularly all over the country religious papers and magazines are circulated in families, and many valuable persons et good examples before the world but, not withstanding all this, and more, observa tion teaches U3 that rascality abounds in allolasses of society. Petty thefts are daily committed, such as robbing money drawers, stealing clothes, and dry goods, chickens, ducks, corn,' and other eatables. Strolling vagabonds, dealers in counterfeit money and diseased horses arc all over tho country. Gamblers, traveling and local, and resident rogues, are all on the alert. Pious villians, with faces as sanctified as the moral law, are keeping false accounts, and swearing to them for the sake of gain. Whiskey shops are selling by the small, in violation of the law. l'ruir stores arc training up drunkards in high lif j, and af fording facilities for Sabbath di inking which can be had nowhere else. The rich are oppressing the poor, and the poor aro content to live in ra:;s and idleness. Coun try dealers in produce come to town and exact two prices, for all they have to sell, and the owners of real estate in towns aro asking double rents, to tho injury of busi ness and the "growth of towns. Banks and corporations, intended for tho public good, have their favorites, and nie partial in tho distribution of their favors. Families persecute and envy each other.' Individu als slander their betters. Persons of low origin put on airs, ami falsely pretend to be more than they art. Cheating and mis representation are the order of the day, generally. In politics there is very little patriotism, or love of country, while dema gogues seem to mislead, and build up their own fbrtimes at the hazard of ruining tho countrv. In religion th?ro is more hy pocrisy than grace, and the biggest scoun drels living crowd into the church, with a view to cloak their rascally designs, and mere effectually to serve the devil in. In a word, rascality abounds in all classes and in all countries. The d-vil is stalking abroad in open daylight, w ithout tho pre caution to dress himself. And if the pres ent generation of men could see them selves in the Gospel Glas?, they are as black as hell. Exploded EimoRs. The rings in tho grain of wood usually denominated "an nual" riiigs, so undisputed has been tho "well-known fact" that one of them is formed yearly arc now claimed to be no criterion of tho age of tho tree. Joshua Howard, of Marylaud, says the rings are not of annnal growth, but aro formed, one at every full moon in the growing season, and varying with the length of tho sum mer. This fact he claims to have tested by numerous experiments', made by fell ing young tree?, the age of which ho knew. In Maryland, five rings form annu ally. The great ago of certain trees in California and elsewhere, determined by these rings, is thus brought into dispute. It is singular, if the common belief is an error, that it has so long remained one. Butted and Kicked Both. At Zanes- ville, at the "Eagle," a goat was kept about the stables. One day the host and "usual crowd" in tho bar-room were startled by the Dutch hostler rushing in, almost breathless, and exclaiming, at the top of his voice, "Meesier Porter! Mecs ter Porter! Billy he loaves or I leaves. I go up in do stable, aud dero vas Billy. I say, Billy go down! iie says, boh-ha-wah! and shusts gets upon his hind feet. I say, again, Billy, you go down, and strikes at him mit de bitch folk, when do stinkum sheep pitch into me and butts mo down stairs 'inong de muh jacks, who all kick me more bard dan do gat. So, Mecs ter Billy, he loaves or I leaves.". if-fT Remember that every person, how ever low, has rights and feelings, n all contentions, let poace be rnthor your (b ject than triumphs. Value triumph only as the means of lVace. jC if" The talents granted ton single in dividual do not benefit himself ahme, but are gifts to the world; every one share them, for every one suffers or benefits b? his actions. Genius is a light how, meant to give light from afar; the" hwiti wh bears it is but the rock upon which tho house is built! At the last accounts from lov.n ci ty, the Republicans were engaged iu stuf fing tho new Constitution with tcfl. What a beautiful "institution" itwilllw, when it Comes from their hand, ornamented with kinky vegetation, and staked and ridered with negroes!-- (iazette Whitewash. Mix up half. pailful or lime and water road v to put on the wall, then take ono gill of Hour and mix it with tho water; thou pour on it boiling water sufficient UV thicken it; pour it while . hot into tho white wash; stir it well togothvr, and it is ready for use. This whhcwA will uot rubollV t 1 1 .