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YAZOO CITY, (MI.) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1843
VOL. 7, No. 32. Whole No. 335.
AD V E II T I j E Jl E IV T S
Tax Collector's Sale.
77 WiLL sell, at the Court llousd door in
tho town of Kenton, on Monday the27lh
day of March next, IS 13, within tho hours
prescribed by law, tho following described
Town Lota, for the taxes duo for 1812, and
all costs that have or may nccruc thereon.
Lot No. 150 in the town of Satartia, as
sessed to the heirs of John Vickcrs; taxes
due SI 0. fee $3 00
Part of Lots Nos. 133 and 111 situated
in tho town of S.itartia, assessed to James
&, Frederick Shcrley; taxes due $2 00.
Printer's fee $3 00.
Lots Nos. 100, 110 and 111 situated in
tho town cf Satartia, assessed to B. G. Sims;
taxes duo 75 cents. Pr feo $9 00.
Lot No. 87 situated on Yazoo street in
Yazoo city, assessed to the heirs of Betha
vian Young, taxes due SI 00.
Printer's fee $3 00.
Lot No 150 situated on Washington street,
Lot No. 21." situated on Jefferson street, Lot
No 'VM situated on W est Alley, and Lot
No 15S situated on Third street, all in Yazoo
citv. assessed to the heirs of John Williams,
12, range 2, west; east hair southeast quar-,
ter section 33, township 12, range 2, west;
northwest quarter section 31, township 12,
range 2, west, containing G58 acres; enter
ed by and assessed to II. II. Davidson, A.
S. Brown and Enos Fletcher. Taxes due,
9 dollars and 83 cens.
S. L. JAMES, T. C. Y. C.
Jan. 20, 1813. (Pr fee $15) 28-I4t
Tax Collector's 8alc.
77" WILL olfer for sale to the highest bid
der, for cash, before the Court House
door in the town of Benton, Yazoo county,1
HI 1SCELLANEOUS.
THE FISHERMAN.
BY S. C. HALL.
It was as calm an evening as overcame
from heaven the sky and the earth were as
tranquil, ns if no storm from tho no had
ever disturbed the repose of the other; and
even the ocean that great highway of tho
world lay as gentle as if its bosom bad ne
ver betrayed as if no traveller had ever
sunk to death in its embrace. The sun had
on Monday, the utuaayot April next, low, gone down, and the pensive twilight would
Deiween 11 o ciock, i. iu. una o o ciock, have reigned over nature.
P. M., tho
following
described lands and
taxes due $5 50.
Pr feo $3 00.
Lois Nos" 203 and 2S3 situated on Ham
ilton street in Yazoo city, assessed as the
property
of Thomas W:
ird, taxes due 2 00.
Printer's fee $3 CO.
Lot No. 300 situated on Water street in
Yazoo city, assessed as the property of Wash
ington Elliott, taxes duo 50 cents.
Printer's fee S3 00.
Lot No 22 situated in tho town of Benton,
assessed as the property of the heirs of Wm.
Jarrord, taxes due 21 cents. Pr fee S3 00.
Lot No 47 situate in the town of Benton,
assessed ns the property of Joseph Gibson's
heirs, taxes due 71 cents. Pr fee $3 00.
Lots Nos 1 13 and 1 15 situated on tho
corner of Mound and Uroadwav streets in
Yazoo city, assessed to the heirs of Wm.T.
Breckcnridgc; taxes due $2 50.
Printer's foe S3 00.
Lot No 57 situated on Broadway street In
Yazoo citv, assessed as tho property of Geo.
Garr, taxes due $7 50. Pr feo S3 00.
East half of Lot No 03 situated on the
corner of Broadway and Mound streets,
south half of Lot No 420 situated on Mon
rnn etropt in Yazoo citv. assessed to the
heirs of Edward A. Jacksou; taxes due
M 50. Pr fee 8 dollars.
Smith half cast half northwest quarter of
Section 14, east half southwest quarter of
Section 30 all ia Township 12, Range 2.
cast, containing 122 acres, taxes due $1 8-4.
Printer's feo 8 dollars.
S. L.JAMES, T.C.Y.C.
Dec. 30, 1812. 25-14t.
but for the mcon,
which rose in her full.nrbd heaiifv. the
town lots, or so much thereof as maybe queen of an illimitable world, to smile upon
necessary to pay tho Stato and county tax lhe goody lhings of ours and to gi?e a ra.
due thereon for the year 1842, and all costs. diance and a giory to ali she shone upon. It
Northwest quarter and west half north- wag an hour and a scene that led the soul to
cast quarter Section 35, west half Section the contemplation ot Him who never ceases
2G,east half northeast quarter Section 31, to watch ovor the works he has made, and
all in Township 13, Range 1, west; entered wuos8 protecting care displays itself alike
by and assessed to m. P. Grayson, but now upon lho 80iid iand and lhe trackless wastes
belongs to tho estate ot Wm. 11. Hale, con-
taming uow wuu acres: taxes uue o dol- On the western coast of the county of
lars and 34 cents. Pr. fee 8 dollars. Devon, which has been termed, and, it may
East half southeast quarter Section 28, DQ added, justly, "the garden of England,"
and east half northwest quarter and north upon sucn an evening, a group had'assem
half west half southwest quarter all in Town- bled around one of the fisherman's cottages.
ship iu, Kange o, west, containing lov) acres, The habitation was built in the true stylo of
usses&tu us uioprupuriy ui jauics vurisuaii ; tne olden time, when comfort was the prin-
. .1 i -i 1 1 er r o .i.u I . . . . . . . r. .
laxus uuu i uuiur. i r. iou o uoiiars.
Lot No. SO situated on Monroe street and
Tax Collector's Sale.
I WILL oiler for sale, to lhe highest bidder
for cash, before the court house door in the
town of Benton, county of Yazoo and State
of Mississippi, on Monday, the twenty-fourth
day of April, 1813, Letwccn 11 o'clock, A.
M. and 3, P. M., the following described
Town Lots, being in Yazoo city, to wit:
Nos. 47 and 48, on the corner of Broadway
and Yaioo streets.
No. 05, fronting on Broadway, between
Mound and Water streets.
No. 134, fronting on Choctaw street, be
tween 3rd and 4th streets.
Nos. 235 and 230, at Upper Landing.
Nos 410 and 417, between Monroe street
and South alley.
422, 423 and 424, adjoining lots, corner
Leake street and South alley.
428, corner of Perry-st. and South alley.
4 10 and 4 17, lying between Broad way and
Madison street.
451, on Madison, between Mound and
Water streets.
450, bounded by Broadway, Madison-st.,
Water street and South alley.
479, on Town Bayou, between Main and
Washington streets; and one hundred acres,
more or less, not laid off in lots, lying on
. streets. Assessed as the pro
perty of tho heirs of S. G. Matthews, dee'd.
Tho Administrator or Executor of tho estate
cf said Matthews was called on bv mo for
tho taxes on said property, and ho refused
to pay the same. Said property may at this
timo bo claimed by other persons, but I will
sell it exclusively for the taxes due thereon
for the year 1812. Taxes due, (including
Stato and county,) JU dollars.
SAMUEL L. JAMES,
Tax Collector of Yazoo county.
Jan.20,1813. (Pr feo $37,50) 28-14t
1 will oflor; at tho samo time and place,
tlm follnwinT described property, to wit:
Southwest quarter section 2D, township 12
ranno 2. wcM. containing one hundred and
sixty acres: entered by and assessed to John
G. Androws and Enos Fletcher. Taxes
due, 2 dollars and 40 cents. Pr fee $7,50
Southeast quarter and cast half southwes
quarter, and west half northeast quarter o
section 7, township 11, range 2, west; eas
half southwest quarter section 27, township
ciple object of the projector. At either side
of the door were scattered the lines and nots
Lot No. lib situated on North Alley, lying and baskets that betokened the calling of the
- . i o
l in lazoo city, assessed as tne property ot owner, and the fisherman was taking his
Ubedience A.Kunnells; taxes due 1 dollar farewell for the night, of his happy, loving
ana to cenis. rr iee o aonars. ram v. who wem h u U Una him Hind anW
. . . I j i e 1
Lot ISO. situated on Broadway street, 0n his voyage. A fine old man was leaninc
-r i .1. .f ft I . . '. ... . ... .
in xazoo cuy,aB3esseu as mo propeny oi u bis arm on the railing, and talking to an in
U. Uunneus and I. Caldwell; taxes aue oe teresting girl whose hand lay upon the
dollar. I r leo o dollars. shoulder of a younger sister. The stout
South half west half southwest quarter fisherman, dressed in his rouirh ierkin. and
Section 7, west half northeast quarter and iarge boots that reached far above the knees,
north half west half northwest quarter and wa8 jn the act of kissing a little cherub, who
east half northeast quarter Section 18, south seemed half terrified at being elevated so
half northeast quarter and southeast quarter high as the father's lips; while the wife and
aud east half southwest quarter and east mother, with her infant nurslina on her Ian.
jhalf northwest quarter Hootw ll,w.t hmif WM foukfng fictitiously upon hr buiband
southwest quarter Section 20, east half south ihe breathed the parting blessing, and the
west quarter and west half southeast quar- prayer for his safe return. Alittfe boy, the
ter Section 20, east half northwest quarter miniature of his father in countenance and
and west half northwest quarter and north jin dress, bearing a huge boat-cloak across his
halt west halt southwest quarter section I shoulders, and the lanthorn that was to give
20, cast half northeast quarter and north light when the moon departed, completed
half east halt southeast quarter section u, I the group il we except a noble Newfound
all in Township 12, Range 3, East, contain-Hand dog, some steps in advance of the par
ing 12C9 44-100 acres, assessed as the pro-1 1- watching for the nod to command his
perty of Hiram G. Runnells; taxes due 29 1 march to a kind of pier where the fisherman
dollars and 70 cents. rr tee ID dots, land his boy were to embark.
A parcel of land at the mouth of Sun- "Good luck, good luckP exclaimed the
v lower river containing sio acres, assesaeu i old man, "good Iuck, and sate home again
as tho property of Sarah Till; taxes dne one I John; ye want no more but God's blessing
dollar and 4U cents. rr lee a dollars. and that ye may have for asking ; but ye may
East half southeast quarter Section 22, las well take mine tooGod bless ye, and
west half of southwest quarter Section 23, good bye to ye."
all in Township II, Range I, west, contain-1 The blessing was heartil) echoed by his
ing IG0 41-100 acres, entered by and assess- kind partner and his children, and whistling
ed to John M. McMorrough; taxes due 2 Us he went, with his boat-hook on his should
dollars and 40 cents. Pr fee 8 dollars.
Lots Nos. 220 and 230 situated on Main
street in Yazoo city, assessed as the proper
ty of John L. Knox's heirs; taxes due 4
dollars. Pr fee 8 dollars.
Lot 272, corner of Ward &. Jefferson gts.,
er, his dog Neptune before, and his boy fol
lowing, he trudged along to tho beach.
With the earliest dawn of morning the
fisherman's family were astir; the elder girl
was busily arranging their little parlor, while
the younger was preparing the breakfast ta
in Yazoo city; assessed to Malone &. Han- ble, and the mother spreading before the fire
lon,and now belonging to Lucas & Lskndge, J the clothes oi ner nusDand and her boy. An
and will be sold as their property. Taxes hour passed, and sne grew somewhat un
due 1 dollar and GO cts. Pr. fee 8 dollars. I easy that he remained abroad beyond the
t.ftir,i mrfT nt, vna,;natnn Usual period of his return. Another hour!
streets, in Yazoo city; assessed to Malone & hd elapsed, when she said to her father,
llanlon.but now belongs to Thomas Adams, ia,"B,'Bu -
or his heirs, and will be sold as such. Taxes can see his sail upon the water; he seldom
due 1 dollar and CG cts. Pr. fee 8 dollars. s,tay8 out,80 'onff vrhen lJe sca ,s ca,m and
i . i j w i . . . u the weather fair; my little boy loo was not
Lot 14, on Washington street, between .. i. .1 i ...
Holmes and Jefferson streets, in Yazoo city, Jave hastened bia? home
assessed to Malone &, Hanlon, but now be- T. , . mnn wpn fnrth . nna
ongs to Lemuel C Moore, and will be sold .. oranh:Mrfin followed him ,fi ,v,.
as such. Taxes due 1 dollar and 6G cents.
Printer's fee, 8 dollars.
North half of west half of southwest quar
ter of section 34, township 13, range 1, E.,
south half of east half of southwest quarter
mother was left alone, rocking the cradle of
her unconscious babe. After the lapse of
another hour, her daughter entered with
news that a neighbor had spoken to her fa
ther in the night, and that he would certain-
section 2 township 9, range 3, wei onta.n- L fc homf
Assessed as the property of Elisha Walter. . "God gran Il! Vd 8he raTnd "Poke
Printer's fee 8 dollars. in a tone oi oeep auiiciy .tie never was
Th tir r t,- nnsrinr away so long but once, and that was when he
..vu. uitu vil Ilia uvtllin.w I - . . r . I 1 . r . .
of section 20; the east half of northeast aTeaiin crew oi ine snip mary: and then
quarter, and north half of east half of south- the whirl of the sinking vessel had well nigh
east quarter; west half of southeast quarter,
south half of east half southeast quarter of
section 27, all in township 12, of range 2,
east, coutaining 320 acres; assessed to, and
entered by John Bridges. Taxes due 4doIs.
and 80 cents, for the year 1842; assessed
made his crave."
Again she stirred the fire, again arranged
the clothes before it, and poured some hot
water into the tea-cups. Still the breakfast
remained untouched.
Tho sun was now soaring to his meridian
of northeast nuarter nf action 27. townshin Pieu uu,uuw awemng;
12. ranre-2.at. mmnmnf 79 84-100 the whole was yet wanting. T
o - i -J n - - I i 1 . I ,l
acres: entered
' J II I . I . m .
for 1841. to G.o R n.mpm... West half ne,gni wnen onco more me family assem
" -- i Li. j il.:. J li? .i t
tne prop oi
hey sat down
. . i t
by and assessed to Fountain at euuer siae
Land fr 1RJ9 'r-. a i r?nl. and 20 cts. o e wue remaining vacant. J'heoldman
Aco.oco f, toil n.r. Tt namprnn i was tho only individual who appeared to an
Taxes due on the above described land for MCIPat" no e.Tll; but-he ' h" finished bis
inn ii .n,i"int.. ncaM breaklast and wen: torth.
to said George C Damtron.
S. L. JAMES, T. C. Y, C.
Jan. 13, 1813. 27-iit
Tho noon was rapidly passinff. and the
'sun had already given tokens of the glory of
hi3 departure, when the fisherman's wife,
having lulled her infant asleep, went herself j
to the hill that commanded an extensive !
'view of the wide-spread ocean. All the lit
tle household soon assembled on tho spot,
but no boat was seen upon the waters
nothing that could give hope except the as
pect ot the wave which looked too placid to
be dangerous.
Their deep dread was no longer conceal
ed; aad while the old man paced to aid fro,
looking earnestly at brief intervals over the
lonely sea, the mother and the daughter
were sobbing audibly.
"Fearless let him be whoso trust is in
God !" exclaimed the father. The sentence
was uttered involuntarily, but it had its ef
fect. "Ay," said the mother, "he always trusted
in God, and God will not forsake him now."
"Do you remember, Jane," continued the
old mat, "how often Providence was with
me, anid the storm and the wreck, when
help from man was far off, and would have
been useless if nearf" and thev cheered
and encouraged one another to hope the best
but to submit to the decree of Heaven,
whether it came as the gentle dew to nou
rish, or as tUe heavy rain to oppress. From
that hillock which overlooked the ocean, as
cended,their mingled prayers that God would
not leave them desolate.
The fisherman the object of their hopes
and fears had been very successful during
the night, when at day-break, as he was pre
paring to return homo, ho remembered his
promise to brins with him some seaweed
to manure the potato plot behind his cot
tage. He was then close to rocks which
were only discernible at low water; he
pulled for them, jumped on shore, fastened
the painter of his boat to a jutting part of a
clifi, and took his boat-hook with him- lie
collected a sufficient quantity of the weed,
but in his eagerness to obtain it, had wan
dered from the landing-place, when he heard
us boy loudly hallooing and exclaiming that
the painter was loose. He rushed instantly
toward the boat which was then severa
arjs off; the boy was vaiulv endeavoring to
u both the oars, ana Neptune, the Uith-
ul dog, was running backward and forward,
howling fearfully, as if conscious of his mas
ter's danger, at one moment about to plunge
into the waves to join him, and the next
icking the face and hands of the child, as if
he foresaw that for him his protection would
be most needed.
The fisherman perceived at once the des
perate nature of his situation; the tide he
knew was coming in rapidly, and his hope of
escape was at an end, when he perceived
that his boy, in an effort to use the oars, had
let one of them fall overboard. "Father.
father," exclaimed the poor lad, "what shall
Idol 7 the boat was at this moment so dis
stant that his distracted parent could scarce
ly hear the words, but he called out to him
as loud as he could to trust in God, the fa
ther of the fatherless. He then stood re
signed to the fate which he felt awaited
him, and watched the drifting boat that bore
the child in peril from the fatal rocks. He
had o fie red up a brief prayer to the throne of
mercy, when in an instant, alight brokn up
on his mind. "Good God!" he exclaimed,
"1 may yet be saved." With the energy of
hope battling with despair, he collected all
the stones around him and heaped them ra
pidly upon tho highest ledge of rock: it was
indeed wonderful how he could have gath
ered so many in so short a time: but the
Almighty gave strength to his arm, and he
was labonng not for life merely, but for be
ings still dearer to him. The tide came on,
on, on, and soon obliged him to abandon his
work. He then mounted the pile he had
heaped, planted his boat-hook firmly in one
of the crevices of the cliff, and prepared to
struggle for existence; but his heart failed
him, when he considered how slight was the
possibility that the waters would not rise
above his head. Still, hs determined to do
all he could to preserve life. The waves
were not rough, and the boat-hook support
ed him.
The awful moment rapidly approached;
the water had reached his knees; but he
stood firmly, and prayed that he might be
preserved. On, on, on, it came, slowly and
gently, but more fearfully than if it had ra
ged around its destined prey; soon it reach
ed his waist, and he then prayed that it
might get no higher. On, on, on, it came,
and he was forced to raise his head to keep
as long as possible from death: his reason
was almost gone, his breath grew feeble, his
limbs chill; he panted, and his prayers be
came almost gutgling murmurs. The blood
rushed to his head; his eye-balls glared as
if they would start from their sockets. He
closed them with an efibrt, aud thought for
the last time on the home that would soon
be so wretched! Horrible images were be
fore him each swell of the waves seemed
as if the fiends were forcing him downward,
and the cry of the sea-bird was like their
yells over their victim. He was then gasp
ing, choking, for he had not strength to keep
his head above the waves, every moment it
was plashing upon them, and each convulsive
start that followed only aroused him to the
consciousness, if consciousness it could bo
called, that the next plunge would be his
last.
Merciful powers! at tho very moment,
when the strength and spirit of a man had
left him, and the cold shudder of death had
come on, he felt that the tide rose no high
er. His eyes opened, closed, and a fearful
laugh troobled the waters! They eddied in
his throat, and the bubbles floated around his
lips but they rose no higher that he knew
again aud again his bosom heaved with a
deep sob, as he drew in his breath, and gave
it forth anew in agony. A minute had pas
sed since the salt sea touched his lips; this
was impossible if the tide still flowed; he
could reason so much. He opened his eves,
and faintly murmured forth "O God be
merciful!" The flow of the ocean had in-
eed ceased; there he still st6od motionless;
but praying and weeping thinking of his
beloved home, and hoping that his place
there might not be for ever vacant. The
waters in a short time subsided, and ho was
enabled to stretch his chill limbs, and then
to warm them by exercise. Soon the rock
was left dry as before, and the fisherman
knelt down upon that desolate spot among
the billows hid his face in his hands, and
praised aad blessed his Creator his Preserver!
Oh! it was the well-known bark of his
faithful dog that he heard above tho waves;
in another moment the creature was licking
his pale cheek. He was saved bo was sa
ved for his own boat had touched the shore,
and bis own boy was in his arms! He had
been drifted to the land, and had easily
found those who rowed hard for the chance
of saving his father's life.
"Now homeward, homeward!1' he ex
claimed. "Homeward, homeward!'' echoed
the child, and Neptune jumped and barked
at the welcome sound.
The fisherman's family wero still suppli
cating Providence upon the hillock that
overlooked the deep, when the old man
started from -his knees, and exclaimed
" We "are 'heard T there is a speck "upon the
distant waters."
"Where, where!" was echoed by tho
group; and he pointed out what he hoped
to do tne absent boat. They eagerly strain
ed tneir eyes but could see nothinsr: in a
few minutes, however, all perceived a sail;
still it was impossible to tell the direction in
which its course lay.
lhen was the agony of suspense; it con
tinued, however, but for a short time; a boat
was evidently advancing toward the shore;
pay the last farthing of their present indebt
edness, principal and interest. The force of
publie opinion will, ere long, oe strong, dui
the measure cannt be avoiaeu.
Overland Mail to thk Pacific Seth
Sweetser, Esq., U. S. Consul at Guayaquil,
has presented a memorial to congress, asking
for the establishment of a regular line of pack
ets from the United States to Chagres, (Isth
mus of Tanama.) and an overland mail to tho
Pacific. At present we are indebted to Brit
ish colonial post offices for all, or nearly all,
our correspondence by way of Panama. The
growing importance, of our commerce in the
Pacific, from Cape Horn to Nootka Sound
our intercourse with the Sandwich Islands
and China and our extensive interests con
nected with the whale fishery in those seas
all concur in recemmending the proposi
tion of Mr. Sweetser to tho attention of our
Government. New Grenada has recently
pened the Isthmus as a highway of nations ,
and it seems but natural that the second
commercial power in lhe world, geographi-
cally so near to the Isthmus, should pront by
the opportunity. JV. Y. Jour. Com.
A War with England. The Lcndon cor
respondent of tha New York Evening Post,
writes that the rrench who have siezed tho
Marqueas Islands, in the Pacific, have com
mencednot colonization, but fortification!
It appears that this grand stroke of policy is
the result of a ieeling which prevailed some
time ago, that war with England was inevi
table, and that these Islands would be a grand
station for the French and American ships of
war; for the French seem to arrange both
for the Americans and themselves, and cal
culate, with great confidence, upon the U.
States finding a pretext for war with Eng
land whenever it shall please i ranee to eet
the example. JV. O. Bulletin.
AGRICULTURAL MEETING.
At a meeting of the Slate Agricultural So
ciety of Mississippi, held at the Society
Room in the Capitol, on the third Wednes
day in January, 1843, present, the President,
Officers and Committees of the past year, the
Society proceeded to the election of officers
for the ensuing twelve months; and there-
upon U. . larpiey was elected f resident,
and the following rentlamen were unani
mously elected Vice Presidents, to-wit.- His
Excellency , T. &u Tucker of Lowndes, lion.
Wm. L. Shirkey, of Warren; Dr. M. W.
Phillips, of Hinds, Hon. Edward Turner, of
Franklin, General Arthur Fox, of Lawrence,
Maj. J. J. Moere. of Noxubee, Hon. James
F. Trotter, of Marshall, John W. Kendall,
Esq.,-ef Carroll, Eli T. Montgomery, Esq.,
Madison, and B. L. C. Wails, Esq., of
Adams.
Corresponding Secretary, F. S. Hunt, Esq.
Recording Secretary, Dr. J. S. Copes.
Treasurer, James Elliot.
The following gentleman were elected
executive uommittee lor the ensuing year:
ina tew minutes, they could clearly per- JamB8 E. White, S. S. Erwin, Wra. Burns,
ceive a man m the bow, waving his hat Col. Wm. C. Richards. Edwin Moody, Wm.
l t-i 1 J . r- .. ill . .
aoove nia neao, ana soon alter tne well- Francis, and Utn. Wm. c ark.
known bark of Neptune was borne to them Jletolvcd, That the last Thursday in April
by the breeze. Tho family rushed to the next, be set apart for a Fair, to beholden in
extremity of the rude pier, and the loud Jacuson, at which the members ot the feoci-
huzza of thefisherraou was answered by the e,J Bn" cmzens generally are earnestly re
"welcome, welcome" of kis father, and the q-o uwna. ana me oocieiy pitages
almost inarticulate -thank God" of his !'f.'u!! Lee"lon to.haV8 amPIe
nranamtinne mia tVf vmi mAe
f I U V WUI AllVlisi I11S.U V 1U1 WA OL fc UUI UUOOl
W lie. I 7?.7M J Tk Vt A 4 1.AV MtVa
A J 11 1 ? it. . I ... P .
mux now an was joy ana nappiuess in me requested to deliver addresses at this meet
cottage, where there had been so much ing, be requested to deliver the addresses at
wretchedness; the fisherman, his boy, and the next meeting, the last Thursday in April
his dog, were safe from the perils of the next
great deep; but he would return no answer Retolved, That the proceedings of this
to the many questions, as to what.had de- meVin,De PU,D ,,nf.a ,a . newspapers
tained him so long bevond the usual hour of
bis return '-Wait, my wife," said he, "un
til we hare dressed and refresshed ourselves,
and you shall know all: but before we do
either, let us bless God for his mercy, for
out ot great danger hath he preserved me.
iever was there a more sincere or more
earnest prayer offered up to the Giver of all
goodness, than ascended from that humble
dwelling. And when tho fisherman had
told his tale, how fervently did they all re
peat the words that had given them so much
consolation in the morning
r earless let him be whose trust is in
God!"
n the btate, iriendly to the objects ot the
Society.
The Society adjourned to the meeting in
ceurse.
TRYOR LEA, Pres't.
J. S. CorEs, Sec'y.
Jo Smith discharged. The Springfield
correspondent of the St. Louis Republican
writes under date of the 5th instant:
"The Hon. Nathaniel Pope pronounced
his decision this morning in the case of Jo
Smith, brought before him upon habeas cor
pus. The decision was one of the most
chaste and beautiful things I ever listened
to; and the correctness of the conclusions
to which his Honor arrived, has, so far as my
observation extends, been universally acqui-
Repudiation. Tha Philadalnhi Evenine esced in. He clearly demonstrated that Jo
Journal, one of the most uncompromisory Smith was not a fugitive from justice in con-
JLocoloco papers in Pennsylvania, thus speaks temptation ot either the acts of Congress or
of the repudiation of State debts. Wacom-1 the provisions of tbo Constitution of tho
United btates; and that even if he tea, yet
tne anidavu was so radically directive, upon
which the requisition was made by tho Go
vernor of Missouri, that be should be bound
to discharge him. His decision, however,
was mainly based upon the broad ground
that he was not a fugitive' from justice, and
consequently not the subject of a surrender
to the authorities of another State." ,
We SU&nose tho onininn ia rnrrort IT Jn
I - I wvr
Smith, residing in Illinois, sent his Mormons
into Missouri to assassinate Gov. Boggs, the
act, we presume, does not constitute Jo a
fugitive from the justice of Missouri, Ne
vertheless, he ought to be punished for tho
crime under the laws of Illinois. LouJour.
mend it to the attention of the repudiaters
oi mis state. yiekt. tynie.
The Consequenbes of REPUDiATiox.-While
the Canadian Provinces are able to obtain a
premium of five to six per cent, for a stock
bearing four per cent, interest, in the Lon
don market, the Government of the United
States is unable to obtaio a loan there at any
rate, on a pledge of its faith! Such are the
consequences of practical repudiation which
has been adopted by some of the States.
While we are opposed to the assumption
of the payment of the debts owing by the
States, by the Federal Government, or of is
suing a stock to be divided among the States
to assist the debtor ones, we are the unflinch
ing advocates of the payment of State debts.
Let the principles be once sanctioned, and
who can tell the extent to which it will bo
carried. Individuals will not be Ion in fol
lowing the example set by States. The time
will come, we have ne doubt, when every
A lady asked her physician whether snuff
was injurious to tha brain. 'No, said he,
'for no one who has any trails even, takes
debtor State in the Union will be obliged to SGu5', A severe pinch.

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