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J. A. STEVENS, Editor &, Proprietor.
VOL. 7, No. 3G Whole NoT 339.
TaxCCollcctor's Sale.
77 W.LL soil, at the Court House door in
the town of Benton, on Monday the 27th
day of March nest, 1813, within the hours
prescribed by law, the following described
Town Lots, for the taxes due for 1812, and
all costs that have or may accrue thereon.
Lot No. 150 in the town of Salartia, as
sessed to the heirs of John Vickers; taxes
due 1 00. Fr fee 8 00.
Part of Lots Nos. 153 and 114 situated
in the town of Satarlia, assessed to James
&. Frederick Sherlcy; taxes due $2 00.
Printer's fee $3 00. '
Lots Nos. 109, 110 and 111 situated in
the town cf Satartia, assessed to D. G. Sims;
taxes due 75 cents. Pr fee $9 00.
Lot No. 87 situated on Yazoo street in
Yazoo city, assessed to the heirs of Betha-
vian Young, taxes due gl 00
Printer's fee $3 00.
Lot No 159 situated on Washington street,
Lot No. 245 situated on Jefferson street, Lot
No 3GG situated on West Alley, and Lot
No 158 situated1 on Third street, all in Yazoo
city, assessed to Via heirs of John Williams,
taxes due S5 50. lr tee S UU.
Lots Nos. 203 and situated on Ham
ilton street in Yazoo V assessed as the
property of Thomas Ward, taxes due $2 00.
Printer's fee $3 00.
Lot No. 300 situated on Water street in
Yazoo" city, assessed as the property of Wash
mgton Elliott, taxes due 50 cents.
Printer's fee $9 00.
Lot No 22 situated in the town of Benton
assessed as the property of the heirs of Wm
Jarrord, taxes due 24 cents. Pr fee $8 00
Lot No 47 situate in the town of Benton
assessed as the property of Joseph Gibson's
heirs, taxes due 74 cents. Pr fee $9 00.
.Lota Nos 143 and 145 situated on the
corner of Mound and Broadway streets in
Yazoo city, assessed to the heirs of Wm. T.
Breckenridge; taxes due $2 50.
Printer's fee $s 00.
Lot No 57 situated on Broadway street in
Yazoo citv, assessed as the property of Geo.
Garr, taxes due $7 5a Pr fee $9 00.
East half of Lot No C3 situated on the
corner of Broadway and Mound streets,
south half of Lot No 420 situated on Mon
12. rancro 2.WpHt: east half southeast auar-
, Q , i i
tcr section 33, township 12, range 2, west;
northwest quarter section 34, township 12,
range 2, west, containing 058 acres; enter
ed by and assessed to II. H. Davidson, A.
S. Brown and Enos Fletcher. Taxes due,
9 dollais and 88 cents.
S. L. JAMES, T. C. Y. C.
Jan. 20, 1843. (Pr fee $15) 28-14t
roo street in Yazoo city, assessed to the
Edward A. Jackson; taxes
Pr fee 8 dollars.
heirs of
SI 50.
East half southwest quarter of Section 36
all in Township 12, Range 2. east, contain
ing 122 acres, assessed as the property of D.
G.& R.Moore, taxes due $1 24.
Printer's fee 8 dollars.
S. L. JAMES, T. C. Y. C.
Dec. 30, 1842. 25-14t.
fax Collector's Sale.
7T WILL offer ior sale to the highest bid
der, for cash, before the Court House
door in the town of Benton, Yazoo county,
on Monday, the 17th day of April next, 1843
between 11 o'clock, A. M. and 6 o'clock,
P. M., the following described lands and
town lots, or so much thereof as may be
necessary to pay the State and county tax
due thereon for the year 1842, and all costs.
Northwest quarter and west halt north-
cast quarter Section 35, west half Section
20, east half northeast quarter Section dl,
all in Township 13, Range 1, west; entered
by and assessed to Wm. P. Grayson, but now
belongs to tho estate ot Wm. 11. Hale, con
taining C37 24-100 acres: taxes due 6 dol
lars and 34 cents. Pr. fee 8 dollars.
East half southeast quarter Section 28,
and east half northwest quarter and north
half west half southwest quarter all in Town
ship 10, Range 3, west, containing 189 acres,
assessed as the property ot James Liirtsnan:
taxes due 1 dollar. rr. tee b dollars.
Lot No. 80 situated on Monroe street and
Lot No. 116 situated on North Alley, lying
in Yazoo city, assessed as the property of
Obedience A. Runnells; taxes due 1 dollar
and 25 cents. Pr fee 8 dollars.
Lot No. 52 situated on Broadway street,
in Yazoo city, assessed as the property of II
G. Runnells and I. Caldwell; taxes due one
dollar. Pr fee 8 dollars.
South half west half southwest quarter
Section 7, west half northeast quarter and
north half west half northwest quarter and
east half northeast quarter Section 18, south
hair northeast quarter and southeast quarter
and east half southwest quarter and east
half northwest quarter Section 19, west half
southwest quarter Section 20, cast half south
west quarter and west half southeast quar
ter Section 20, east half northwest quarter
and west half northwest quarter and north
half west half southwest quarter Section
29, east half northeast quarter and north
half east half southeast quarter Section 30,
all in Township 12, Range 3, East, contain
ing 12C9 44-100 acres, assessed as the pro
perty of Hiram G. Runnells; taxes due 29
dollars and 7G cents. rr lee la dois
From the "Mind and other Poems."
By Chat. Swain.
Sweet eighteen! graceful eighteen!
Brine me roses, the birth-day flower.
Bathe them in dews where the fairies have been,
To wreathe a charm for my natal hour:
Time will show me his magic glass,
r uture lite in each varied scene.
Lights and shadows will come and pass
Over the heart when it's turned eighteon!
Mother, oh ! sins me again to rest,
Tender and fond as thy bosom of yore;
Father, 1 kneel, again to be blest
Over my pravers as thou blessed mo before!
i,aiuiv, uaii giivviu", uau giau, u r r '
1 ears and smiles on the skies nave been;
Just as I feel when 1 call past years.
And think, that 1 now am oh, sweet eignteen:
Summer hath brought me a bridal dress,
Limes all gemm'd with their treasures oi morn;
Woodbines that twine with their iondest caress,
Round the old cottage trAere Uiey were borni
Thus will I cherish, thus hallow the spot,
Paasinsr the moments vour loves between;
For what are the pleasures my home has not?
'It means, Sir Christian. reDlied the Hin
doo, in a cold, grave tone, 'It means that I
was a I'appy, a good, a proud man. By
means of yonder instrument you have robbed
me of all future happiness. You havo con
demned me to descend to my grave wretch
ed and miserable.
With these words the unfortunate Brah
min quitted the hall, and soon after retired
up the country.
The Hlincr.
'There's danger in the mines, old man, I
exclaimed to an aged miner, who, with his
arms lent, leaned against the side of the im
mense vault, absorbed in meditation; 'it
must be a frightfullife.'
lhe old man looked with a steadfast but
somewhat vacant stare, and then in half bro
ken sentences he muttered, 'danger where
is theie not on the earth, or beneath it, on
the mountain, or in the valley: on the o
cean, oi in the quiet of nature's most hid
den spot: where hath not death left some
token of his presence?'
Trulv. T rentier! 'hut th virii t urlp nf
. iti .:i..t I ... - ' '
un' wnat oxacr YeBra a" "p "cc "a1"""-' life are numerous; the sailor seeks his living
on the waters, and he knows each moment
HI I S C ELL AIVEOUS. that they may engulf him ; the hunter seeks
1 death in the wild woods, the soldier in the
TllC Illlldll Ilralimin. field of battle, and the miner knows not but
The misery which knowledge useful as the spot where he now stands, to-morrow
it is brings on mankind, is finely illustrated may be his tomb!'
by the following touching tale, which we 'It is so, indeed, 'replied the old man;
take from the last number ot Uentley s Wis- we nnd death in the means we seek to per
cellany. Tho story happened in the career petuate life; 'tis a strange riddle, who shall
of Mr. Clarke, a missionary, who, one day soWeit?'
learned to his creat joy, that a Brahmin oil 'Have you long followed this business?1
the very first rank had arrived in the metro-1 I asked, somewhat struck with the old man's
Dolis. Determined to bring matters to an I appearance
issue, Clarke wrote to him, and begged him 'From a boy I drew my first breath in
to meet him on a certain day, when he un-1 the mines 1 shall yield 1 1 up in their gloom
dertook to convince him (the Hindoo priest) I 'You have seen some of their vicissitudes,'
of the errors of his faith. To this the lJrah- 1 said, Mo which you just now alluded?'
min consented, and at the time appointed I Yes he replied with a faltering voice, 'I
the Heathen and the Christian champion I have. There was a time when three small
met to discuss, in the presence of several I boys looked up to me and called mo father
witnesses, the merits of their respective I I hey were sturdy striplings. Wow it seems
ohn Bull. What cau you expect of a man
who eats fross? You say a sheep hasn't got
tail. I tell you, mounseer, a sheep has'.
not a tail.7
'Pardon, monsieur,' said the other with a
polite bow, yet with a very sneering expres-
. w ft t a .
sion; 'I say oe sneap has no tan, not von on.
By this time the parties were grea'Iy ex
cited, and, 1 cannot say what might have
happened had not one of the passengers
asked the Frenchman what he meant by a
' aheap?'
Vat do I mean by sheap? vy I means von
big larsh ting with saiU and rudder, dat goes
upon de sea.'
Oh, ho1, said the Englishman, 'you mean
a ship.'
Oui, monsieur, was the reply; 'I mean
von sheap dat has de captain and de sailors,
and vat goes on de vater.
Very well, sir,' says the Englishman, 'I
meant a sheep, a creature of four legs, and
covered with wool.1
'Ah, you mean von sheep vit de vool,'
said the other. 'Oui, oui, monsieur; de
heep vit de vool has de tail. Oui, oui.'
This incident taught me aron, and I
ive it rrratis to mv readers if ti.u J" 't
into a controversy let them consider whev
one of the parlies does not mean a ship au
the other a sheep.
As is usual in polemical discussions, tho
controversy was opeued by several inconse
quential queries and answers. For half an
hour neither party had put torlh a startling
proposition; the wily Indian taking care to
confine himself to the defensive. 1 ired at
i but yesterday, they stood before mo in al
the pride ot their .strength, and nlled, too
with a father's vanity. But the Lord chas
teneth the proud heart. Whero are they
now ? I saw the youngest he was the dear
est of the flockhis mother's spirit seemed
to have settled on him crushed at my feet
A parcel of land at tho mouth of Sun-1 leaver.
Tax Collector's Sale.
I WILL oiler for sale, to the i ighest 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, 18-13, between 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 Yazoo streets.
No. 05, fronting on Broadway, between
Mound and Water streets.
No. 131, fronting on Choctaw street, be
tweeu 3rd and 4th streets.
Nos. 285 and 280, at Upper Landing.
Nos 410 and 417, between Monroe street
and South alley.
422, 423 and 42 1, adjoining lots, corner
Leake street and South alley.
428, corner of Perry-st. and South alley
440 and 447, lying between Broadway and
Madison street.
451, on Madison, between Mound and
Water streets.
450, bounded by Broad wav, 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-
Flower river containing 03 acres, assessed
as the property of Sarah Till; taxes dne one
j dollar and 40 cents. Pr fee 8 dollars.
I East half southeast quarter Section 22,
west half of southwest quarter Section 23,
all in Township II, Range I, west, contain
lnrthhv this scene. Clarke suddenly and a. weeding mass; we were together so near
ahrumlv asked him. n,s. hot. .bl(?.d 8PrunS. into m7 face.
(Am vrni forbidden to eat any thinff in Molten lead had been less lasting than those
hir.h animal life exists?' '1 am.' er droP3- ne moment, and his light
tt . ihrnnrrh ih?Q lwH laugh was in my ears the next, and the
1 Inrna miea 4ma InA a mna vis aF a
iror, but transition to eternity was as the
m m -it r lavrM vu iiaiijuiuii iir vibiuiir nas aa tuc
'May you not unconsciously -have been u hlni ,g flashand my poor boy lay
J into this crime!' Impossible! crushed beneath the fearful load. It was
iuosi solemnly
From the Dublin Gentleman's Mag.
F ud sc.
power, unless the power of doing thee good ?
Oh, my country! my country, oh! "OM
oh: obi" from various parts ot ine Jiouse.j
Tho patriot sits down", wfping his patriotic
nose with a white handkerchief amidst thun
ders of applause.
Idle Daughters.
It is, says Mrs. Ellis, a most painful spec
tacle in families, where the mother is the
dradge, to see tho daughters elegantly
dressed, reclining at their ease, with their
drawing, their mvsic, their fancy work, or
thoir reading; beguiling themselves of the
lapse of hours, days, alvd weeks, and never
dreaming of their responsibilities, but as a
necessary consequence of suO neglect of
duty, growing weary of their useless lives,
laying hold of every newly invented stfmu
lant to rouse up their drooping energies, and
blaming their fate when they dare not blame
th'ilr God, for Laving placed them where
they are, and made them what they are
never seeming to consider themselves in the
least responsible.
These 'ladies' will often tell you, with an
air of affected compassion for what person
nt. sense can believe it realT that "poor,
ma. .a is working herself to death!"
"o waiter do you propose that they
.ssist her, than the tune is changed:
' Oh, she is quite in her element she would
n.;r be at all contented if she was not al
ways busy an,1 Lc&ides, their health was so
delicate, auJ their constitutions so frail,
that they could never endure the fatigue!"
toor, a ear, sunering creatures: now as
perty of the heirs of S.G. Matthews, dee'd.
The Administrator or Executor of the estate
of said Matthews was called on by me for
the taxes on said property, and he refused
jo pay the same. Said property may at this
iimo be claimed by other persons, but I will
pell it exclusively for the taxes duo thereon
for I ha year 1812. Taxes due, (including
lat9 and county,) 30 dollars.
Tax Collector of Yazoo county.
Jan.20,J813. (Pr feo $37,50) 23-14t
I will oOcr, at tho same time and place,
iho following described property, to wit:
Southwest quarto r section 20, township 12,
rao9 2. wct, containing one hundred and
sixty acroii entered by and assessed to John
fj. Andrews and Eoos Fletcher, Taxes
du, 2 dollars and 40 cents. Pr fee $7,50.
Southeast quarterand eait half southwest
quarter, and west half northeast quarter of
section 7, township 11, range 2, west: east
southwest quarter cgction 27, township
n iuu 41-iuu acres, enierea oy anu assess
ed to John M. McMorrough; taxes due 2
dollars and 40 cents, Pr fee 8 dollars.
Lots Nos. 229 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 & Jeflerson sts.,
in Yazoo city; assessed to Malone &. Han
lon,and now belonging to Lucas & Eskridge,
and will be sold as their property. Taxes
due 1 dollar and GO cts. Pr. fee 8 dollars.
Lot 353, corner of Leake and Washington
streets, in Yazoo city; assessed to Malone &
Hanlon, but now belongs to I homas Adams,
or bis heirs, and will be sold as such. Taxes
due 1 dollar and C6 cts. Pr. fee 8 dollars.
Lot 14, on Washington street, between
Holmes and Jefferson streets, in Yazoo city,
assessed to Malone & Hanlon, but now be
longs to Lemuel C Moore, and will be sold
as such. Taxes due 1 dollar and GO cents.
Printer's fee, 8 dollars.
North halt of west half of southwest quar
ter of section 34, township 13, range 1,E.,
south half of east half of southwest quarter
section 2, township 9, range 3, west, contain
ing about 81 acres. Taxes due J1 22
Assessed as the property of Elisha Walter.
Printer's fee 8 dollar?.
The west half of the northwest quarter
of section 20: the east half of northeast
quarter, and north halt of east halt of south
east quarter; west half of southeast quarter.
south half of east half southeast quarter o
section 27, all in township 12, of range 2
east, containing 320 acres; assessed to, and
entered by John Bridges. Taxes due 4doh
and 80 cents, for the year la-iZ; assessed
for 1841. to Geo. B. Dameron. West hal
of northeast quarter of section 27, townsh
12, ranse 2. east, containing 79 84-100
acres: entered by and assessed to Fountain
Land for 1842. Taxes due 1 dol. and 20 cts.
Assessed for 1841 to George B. Dameron.
Taxes due on the above described land for
tho year 1811, 11 dois. and 25 cents; ass'd
to said George B. Dameron.
.tVT'11 . A
mu you swear 10 iu -xuosi 5oiiuu.y . awfd momcntj bul time lhat changeth
1 d0, J all things, brought relief, and I still had two
'Do you ever cat pomegranates ( 'Daily, fsons. But my cup of affliction was not ve
'Bring me some of the fruit, then,' rejoin- fui). They, too, where taken from me.
ed Clarke, turning to a servant. His orders Side by side they died not as their brother,
were complied with; the pomegranates were but the fire damp caught their breath, and
brought. left them scorched and lifeless. Thev bro't
'Choose one.' The Brahmin did so. vut I them home to the old man; his lewels
"My brave fellow soldiers, we are now on
the eve of encountering the enemy. See, 0.OW7,7T,I,8 cre""rMJ ".w as:
there he stands in hostile array against you! fishing that they are able to,o lie and
To tkinlra lorrlf. .nn Kif liia fnrmiil.Kla luanCO Hud CapeT OnO 11311 UWir 11016 I Utl,
r. . ' larhnt rlnlirrhf f til wkao mrtthra anrt fnmnt-
aDDcarance. Uut vou regard him with a . . b . : --- v.
sieady, a fearless eye. Soldiers! the world n"M m lr,0UbIe y-wouldnt be for sen
1 eihln man
rings with the tame ot your deeds. Your
a m
Mi.ia em t nt -i V ah4h n til li ma 9 s a ts I .
Kiuij m.Mw.iai. ,...., wii-i. A vounw widow wno eons a oanar in a.
Regardless of wounds and death, you have neighboring state, says -"We do not look
ever Deen loremosi wnere uuuor was 10 oe sa wci ift-Har n usual, on arrnunt of thn
t r 1
won. .ecoueci, men, your ancient iame, non-arrival f tfc mnU.
and let vour deeds this day show that vou ,
are still the same bravo men who have soof-1 weather oigns. a day or two since, a
ten chased your enemies from the field: the veI7 intelligent gentleman, of uncommonly
same hrave men ohn Wa pr lnnl-Prl nn minute and accurate observation, whose
. .i,:- .u .i I opinion upon the weather we value hiehlv.
ucaiu u a, mini; uunuiw o mumcui a iuu- ..i..4 . , . ... . ,w -
j 5-i .i . . r u remarked to us, that usually about the last of
i n i r u j b i r February, or early tn March, something in
evils. Band of heroes, advance! On, on the atmosphere jVes to ,; h, iuslber(rebthe
to victory, death, wounds, glory, honor, and rising, and just after the setting of the sun,
imraonaiiiy; -iiurra, nurra, neia marsnai a peculiat tint saffron colored or what
Fudge forever! Lead us on, field-marshal, painters would call a warm tint. This an-
leaa us oni" "L.eaa yo on, my orave lei- pearance is soon roiiowea by a thaw, which
lows? Would to heaven my duties would '3 the breaking up of winter. This softened
permit mo lhat enviable honor! But it would uSnt 13 lhe "aurora of spring." Such a light
be too much for one so unworthy! Alas! was ooservea this present winter on the 25th
( ztirA nnt M, ti,t;a ..ii , ..k, f December, and the following davs. On
part of the field. I obey the call with re- e"?f,r th'8 Pecu',ar fPParance led
luctance. But ray confidence in your cour- the winter i hVin .1, y t i
rii. ki 1 ... hQ winter is broken,' although we had
in two.' With this direction he complied. I than whom earth's richest treasures in his
Place it here,' and Clarke assisted him toUight had no price and told him hb was
put it beneath a microscope. 'iMow iook at childless and alone. It is a strange decree
that the old plant should survive the things ed by any ot those motives that usually urge
Th Ttmhmin Aid sor but no sooner did it shaded, and ior whom it would have died writers to puDiication. ixenner vanity, nor
a nnl Witt five, than he started back with I a thousand times. Is it surprising that 1 the desire of gaining what is called a name,
rrv ? . - . ..1. ... i .. 1 1 lj.ii'l. i , . i
affright The fruit was perfectly alive with should wish to die here in the mines r nas naa me sngniesi snare in inducing mm
a . , . ,,. - , . . j i , , 1- j . , , e
i puzzled Hindoo drew out I 'xou nave, luueuu, repuuu, -uruun ui
aniraalculae. The puzzl
the pomegranate (which, perhaps, my read- affliction; whence do you derivo consola- fluenced by sordid love of gain; he looks for j years ago, Great Britain madeonly 400,
r e. : i i en. j I ;r. 9 neither Draise nor nrofit. ITi erlo mntion I lnns nntxr cVi a mil-.o t nro 'rot . ,,
field-marshal raises his hat gracefully,i bows up we had again on Saturday, and also on
politely to his 'bandol heroes, and rides ott punaay usi, tne tame peculiar, 6pnns: pro-
to a neigat at a saie distance, trom which he !""& jngiana f armer.
views the battle comfortably through the - T. w .
... ... nuvucsitri Aemucrai eiaies mat
Iron was first made in this countrv in 1715,
in Virginia. " In New York, Orange county,
a mrnace was erected in 1751, and 1500 tons
of pig and 1,000 of bar iron made annually.
The great iron chain that crossed the Hud
son during the Revolution, each link of
which weighed 140 pounds, was made there.
Peter Townscnd made the first cannon there,
in 181G. In the United States, 1840, there
weio miae j4,4uj ions ot pig iron: twenty
"In putting this work into the hands of
the Public,the author has not been infiuenc-
I to take this step; still less has he been in-
ers are not aware is more closely filled with lion?' . neither praise nor proiit. iiis sole motive
insects than any other fruit,) looked at it, The old man looted up. 'from tieaven; or wnuug anu puousmng ins dook nas oeen
examined it, replaced it, and again beheld God gave and he taketh away blessed be to promote the general good by contributing
the myriads of living creatures with which his namel" ms mue to me siockoi general information.
was rife, lie lelt it with his hand, to Dowea my iieau io iuo miners pious i ,a w wen awaie iiiai iue
T,mr him that there was no trirlc in the nraycr, and the old man passed on. merits oi nis wors, it indeed it have any at
WU V a a w a 111 f I 11 m .
affair. Then suddenly drawing himself up, w 1 T . au fre OI a ry nuraoie order; that it has,
he slowly uttered 'Bus such hi: 'Enough ncssou iu liuarrciuag. in snon, many aeiects; but a liberal, dis
it is true.' I If unluckily you should by chance get in- cerning, and indulging Public will make ev-
You acknowledge, then, that you have 10 f d'fpUte th8 beS-1 Way "lot0P short' VmU ; ,:,Tf.!.OBe ,i maS! D PLre"
sinned unconsciously?. That every in,
va ati j nun
rests on the
too par-
being fi ed with animalcula;, invisible to the f'"?,a.l,w" vt luo rvi BW4 " 'T LTt,,i;n wLTr ,L tj uv
i-.j :.i.l I This is ant to havo a coolins effect on both obtruding himself on the Public
without committing a crime?' parties, and to result in a clear understand- urgent en t of some perhapS
The abashed Hindoo bowed. ,DS lhe real queslion. ul friends.
"My country, oh, mycountry! .it is for
thee, lor theo alone, I live; and for thee,
my country, will I at any time cheerfully
Who's that calling out fudge! Near-
kati I .hn rnn how f.,li .tmii., in. a tew years since, i happened l0 do tra
WUaaUW lull VI UilllllUt i- I . - i -
sects etery drop of water is?' 'No! I have ve"in m a 8iaSe coacP wnore ara"S na"
i, i a uvicu uaasciicis, iu&io ncio u ricutu
tTtn m, lA9im fntlhor nrnnf?' tl hi wo a
Ibeasort of cat and dog feeling between
'What is it? Iflcan.I will i?rantit.' thera'' for if one opened his lips the other eSt my heart is the wish for thy welfare. To
'Give me your microscope. I cannot buy was sure to tly at tho observation with the see thee happy is the only desire of my soul,
it: give it me.' l.eflh and claw? of dispute. As we were and lhat thou mayest be so is my constant
Clarko paused for a moment for he had s. . faj r i j FiaJ1' 'gni ana oay dost thou engross
that nToUroald ten nu n! nrr!n h.e.cP ..had ,n 80m . fow, lan.d' Urthought,, and all, all would I sacrifice to
0 , wun a tail so ions as to aras upon me
Thereupon, the Frenchman shrug
shoulders, curled his lip, lifted his
I a l 1 1 .1 , - sr 1 1 I -'f Ul U TT 3l aUU iUVA 1lUVil V CUU.
uu moug.H u umer wouia anora nun in 4VVhat do you mean by that?' said the
return some curiosity ot equal value,) and Englishman, not a little nettled at the con
presented it to him. temntuous air of his rival.
The Brahmin took it, gave one look of 1 Vatdo I mean!' said the latter; 'I means
. 1 . 1 a 1 1 t aaa I
tnumpn rouna tne nail, and suddenly raising 1 dat a sheap has not got von tail at all.'
his arm, dashed it into a thousand atoms on I A sheep han't cot a tail, ha?' said the
Jan. 13, 1813,
the marble floor.
'What do you mean by this?' exclaimed
Clarke; in undisguised astonishment.
iu wtiwBi iwy private interests are as
dust tn the balance, f Who's that arraiu cal
ling out fudge ? turn him out, turn him out.
ijr yiiyaio interests are as dust in the ba
lance; and shame, shame, oh! nierna
shame to the sordid wretch, unworthy to livo
who should for a moment prefer his indivi
dual aggrandizement to his country's good
rensu nis name, perish the name of the
miserable miscreant! W-aliM ,!,,
-'WMaua nuni
tons; now she makes 1,253,781 tons."
Th total returns of the militia forca in the
United States in 1842, is 1,674,486. Penn
sylvania returns 236,171 militia, including
officers. New York only 173,599.
TnE OriUM Tbatje An English paper es
timates that if the Opium trade wer entire
ly suppressed, there would be an actual loss
of 15,000,000 or 16,000,000 dollars per an
num as regards direct trade with China; be
sides several millions more for which pro
duce is obtained in the Achipelago.
DsAtMNG TnE Florida Everglades. The
Secretary of War has transmitted to the
louse of Representatives a report ofColooel
Abert, of the Topographical corps, stating
: r .. - .i i r i
aiuiiuauuii an 10 me practicaDiuiy oi arain
ng the Everglades of Florida can be obtain
ed only by careful and well conducted sur
veys. The cost is estimated at $10,000.
Dats of Worship. The following days of
the week are eet apart for public worship in
different nations: Sunday, or lhe Lord's
day, by Christians; Monday, by the Grecians;
Tuesday, by the Persians; Wednesday, by
the Bassyrians, Thursday, by the Egyptians;
Friday, by the Turks; Saturday, by the Jews
wealth to me. mv conning ntmnA ,u
iw, uui uu uh; B4iu wuc i rtsiicuiuau. napuinesai atationl What is Stat nn nnW
'Well, this comes from eating frogs,' said thou too art advanced? Vfxger what is
Despotism, says an eloquent writer, can
no more exist in a nation until the liberty of
the press is destroyed, than the night can
happen before the sun is set. - i
The true use of self-esteem in the human con
stitution, is to give that secae of eelf-reepeet which
tends to maintain right conduct, and to repel un
just ag2ressioa
"I'll shock you," as the farmer said when
ho tied hi? wheal !a bundles.

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