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UETUR. NISI ABSCONDI.' BY THOS. A. FALCOjN VOLUME I jTmiBER IS. autr- VICTIM OF INTEMPERANCE. BY J. N. MAFFIT. Who amon us has not witnessed many promising but ,-nious scathed by intemperance? These were first tho ti "nof the hollow, aching vacuity of unsatisfactory creat:. d the madness of the bowl, for the moment would dr. J hungry crv of the soul. No wonder that some of Urhtest sons of American genius have gone. down prt i irelv to thc Srave' They know not that the "reat secr their'being, the pass word of geniu3, was to suffer this p a-ii suffer on,' with meek eyed patience, willing to bier d, tv'e 'world may be charmed, and the sublimity of. hu rature illustrated. Oh, these urns of fi tme, where the i I ct, the heart, the will, are chastened by the severity of su Oh, these refining fires! let genius be willing to tnohte herself upon these artars of purification. - A story of genius in ruin rises on my mind. In on i'ieolJpr colleges in Massachusetts, some twenty or twt :, f re vents since, there was seen a youth of the highest proi: Icarin an honored name, and concentrating m his own tellectthe moral power of two generations of his ancestor; was a prodigy of learning. -While others of his class y slowly plodding through the daily tasks in Zenophonie would'be reading thc Greek tragedians cori amore. ' tie s z"A a language almost by intuition, and his ' heart entered into the mighty heart of antiquity, as he read the languages of the old buried nations. Called upon by the officers ofcollege, to read dissertations in the public chapel upon abstruse and difficult themes, he was accustomed to read them from blank p ipor, pouring fourth spontaneously bursts of argument and eloquence that thrilled, while they convinced; that charmed while thev persuaded. With Euclid, with Newton and La IM.ice, he was fimiliar as with Homer and yEschylus; and h levied large tribute from, the literature of every nation ual r heaven. Ilis person was fruitless, his hair like the nven's wing, his eyes like the eagle's. , By an anomaly in American colleges, he demanded and obtained his first and sr conl degree from his Alma Mater on thc same day, and on the evening of the same commencing day, he was united m hdv bands cf wedlock with one of the most charming nymphs of the vale which embosom the college. Alas! alas for him, his giant mind felt the besctment of genius in proportion to the power of his intellect. The revulsions of his mighty mind was dreadful, when he had grasped objects after object, seem ingly unattainable by other men. lie loathed wh it he had covettJ, and which he found so unsatisfying. Did his gentle tanner find too soon that she had been bewildered by the ... i. . . . . . j;lire of his genious, and found the hearth of her domestic rnrnfurt lighted; not, alas! by the mild taper of conjugal love lutrther by the terrific and volcanic fires of ambition, Mazing too bright for the sufferance of the human event one time, and then blackened bv the intermittent t!nrl:npi Did she not feel, a few short years after, when she retnrnd alone to her Cither's house to die, that she had utterly failed of mak ing such a mind as his happy? And did he not begin to feel, as he bowed over her grave.'weeping bitterly upon the head of her only sweet little boy, that his ambition had barbed the arrow that had enteted her heart? His course was still onward and onward; his profession, the law, led him to the highest office of advocacy in the state. He was attorney general at an age when most law students are first admitted to the bar. But, alas, he could not suffer the htry revulsions of his own genius. Suddenly, when no one as yet knew the cause, he resigned his hio-h nrmointmrnt. giving no reasons. He was a secret drunkard! And too high was his sense of honor and of the importance of his s'ition to entrust himself longer with the destinies of society. I turn with horror from the years of degredation which fol lowed. He sunk like a mighty ship in mid ocean, not with out many a lurch, many a sign of righting once more to plough the seas that were destined to entomb him forever. The brightest stars of genius and piety in the United States vept and prayed over him, and at times he would get the bet ter of thc demon that ruled him, and again put forth . his gigantic powers! The greatest effort he nut forth during this period was the successful advocacy of an important cause be- iore me bupremc court ot the United States. The patriarch ol American Judfes. Ala rs hn 1 b vm.pA in ivflmUr nn tKa kni.. rister, whoso words were, as strong as the tones of the thunder, while they ravished like the breathings of wind-harp. In the last spasms of temperance, which lasted some months, he wrote that popular temperance tract entitled "The trial and condemnation of Alcohol," clothed with the phrase ology and forms of a criminal court. But. after" a fatiu mo nument before a court in the city of New York, he wal over persuaded by an advocate to take but a glass of beer to ,ntr ' xhaustel nature-he complied. It was his last trn?,rmCmunUihe wasin the anies of death. The thpmMJ ?!0M,'S )xiU and rank over his grave; it rustlesin of K I1?' andsnistohiss with the murmurings fom ihX7 AsthcfUed Phanix is said to rise and e 5ri ? US Plrent- one of- the most lovely, eloquent 4ie of X dCa!CS ,orthe cause f temperance in the Ve t,S the so" of the ruined genius-the lit t.e one over whom he wept at the grave of his ; wife; i wonfct scarcely need refer to the distinguished instance of this unhap Pybesetment of genius in the case of Byron, of whom Pol lock has finafy said: 1 . . ''Thus fi.ll of titles, fiatterv, honor fame, " Keyond desire, beyond ambition full-. , - ne died he died of whail of wretchedness - , Jurankevery cup of joy, deeply drank, drank draughts.. I hat common millions might have quenched Jl thirst, because their, was no more to drink. 1 lis soddeness nature, w-ooed, embraced, enjoyed, -.'f1 from his arms abhorred! his pasion.s died "! C iJied all but dreary, solitary, pridej t And all sympathies in being died. ' . As some ill guided bark, well built and tkl I, ' Which angry tides cast oat on desert shctes, S And then retiring, left it there to rot" ( ; " And moulder in the winds of heaven . : So he, cut from the sympathies of life, f ' " -And cast ashore from pleasure's boisterots shore Agloomy wilderness of dying thought j ' llcpinedj and groaned, and withered fro the earth." ; ' - ." ; h, y is he ;ht on jut be, ir ies c-en ar- er. res and enables lum to carve out for himself eminence" and fortune, ana this too, under circumstance ot discouragement, where another would despair. T r II m instances oi sucn beginnings ana endinsrs are of constant occurrence. Our Legislatures, and "Courts, and high places, uic uueu wiui men wno nave risen lrom hovertv wlnle in the helpless walks of poverty and distress, may' too often be seen tno neir ot weaitli the child ol altiuencc. This turn has been given to our thoughts from ah incident related to us, a Jew days since, by a friend, whose residence is in one of our most fashionable thoroughfares. A little child, but ten years of age, was left to taka care of himself by parents who, from some cause or other, were unable to take care of themselves. They lived in the neighborhood of a Theatr?, and by selling small matters, managed to pick up enough pennies. to buy the liquor with which they kept their senses stupified and the natural affections frozen. Their child was literally left to take care of himself. The family, from whom we learned these paniculais. occssicnaily furnished thc little fellow wi:h food and such articles of clothing as his necessi ties required: but no other care appears to have been taken of him. So little anxiety did his parents manifct,that. whether he was in bed or out, was equally a matter of indifference to themj and he actually, upon one occasion, slept the Whole night on the steps of a public edifice. This fact, and it is really such, will give some idea of the hardships and neglect through which a child of such tender years may pass and not perish . lie was left to himself, and though such extreme cases are,' we trust, as rare in our city as they are shocking, he soon managed to turn even this stern buffeting to his advantage. The little fellow offered his services to dov tmy thing -tW might be within his capacity, running errands and doing other little matters for his benevolent friends. That was thc last that was heard of him, until after many years, when our friends were surprised by the entrance, intotheir dwelling, cf a young man whom they were utterly unable to recognise. This proved.to be their once poor, dirty, barefooted, ragged little neighbour. " lie had worked " hard, lived saving, and hoarded up his gain3, until he had acquired sufficient to pur chase sme triflinc articles of merchandise, in which he per- severed, selling and renewing from lime to time, and was suc cessful. Obtaining experience anJ more capital in this way, he eventually established himself in business, and is, at this moment, the sole owner of a iirge and well filled store in the city of New York. , So much for the child of poor parents; left with no protec tor; and no guide or adviser, save the casual and uncertain influence of strangers. Providentially the words of admoni tion and advice, which had been given him in his childhood, were remembered, and exerted a happy influence upon his after life. They served to give his character the risht turn, while exposure and hardship had taught him to rely upon himself. He is now in affluence the architect of his own fortune. - In contrast to this, we might mention a case, coming with in our own knowledge, of the son of a .wealthy individual, who, and it is a striking coincidence, actually resided within two squares of this very same child of poverty. The rich boy was heir to half a million; he is now and has been for some time, an outcast, with no reliance for the. 'present but the charity of his friends, or prospect for old age, but the bitterest adversity and the grave. : But the task of recounting personal adventures is superflu ous, since on every hand these instances abound, which show, more emphatically than we can express by words, the incess- Civil War in Tsxas. For sometime past, as ve remark ed in our paper of iait week, the parties. in eastern Texas, known as the Regulators and Jloderalois, ''have been indulg ing in seditious broils "and feuds committing retaliatory acts of outrage upon the lives and properly ofhe citizens; render ing the peace and security of the commuuity precarious in the extremes The violent measures of each party have at length, we are informed provoked the governmct of Texas to active measure for their suppression, and the Colonel com mandant of the militia of St Augustine county,' has received orders to draft ttco huxdred menXo quell the traitorous factions. There will no doubt be some bloodshed m the event of an encounter. The'militia may be joined by the Regulators, but it is believed Jhat the Moderators will be routed out. The object which primarily brought the Regulators together, was the honorable wish to rid the community of the more invet erate cf a large band of loafers , rowdier, and gamb'ers, who were residing in their midst and sadly injuring thc interests of the community, by their ungoverncd and lawless conduct. The Moderators have risen into distinction by opposing all the acts o'the Regulators, in their ranks, are this band of des peradoes. Both parties arc large irt nu.nbers, and comprise a great portion of, the inhabitants. ' They"; have' regularly chosen captains and commanders; their discipline, too, is based on an arbitrary, and military code. Whenever a band of either party meet together, a battle ensues, and the victors carry off their prisoncrs'in triumph to their head quarters. So has the battle been hitherto waging, and so it would con tinue only increasing in the number of combatants were not a stop put to it by Government. It is but the other day that a professional gentleman, by the name of Dr. Butler, while riding near Shelbvville, was attacked by one of these narties. and his horse shot from under him and himself wounded. As to. the "amount of . citizens thev have taken from their pursuits in life, and inade prisoners, it is impossible to "ascertain. There has been, however, a rumor in town thaMhe Moderators had made capture of thirteen. .We hope that sufficient and ample provisions will be made by the Texas Government for their entire extermination and in the mean time, we have to wish every - success to the patriotic citizens of San Augustin count'. Natchitoches llciald . f Pr'-W Mc3cdon- Gen-'Sam. kousion's mijorily SIMPLE REMEDIES. Selected from Mrs. Child's Frugal Housewife. Cotton wool, wet with sweet oil and paragoric, relieves the ear ache very soon. A good quantity of old cheese is the best thing to cat, when oppressed by eating too much fruit, or oppiessed with any kind of food". Physicians have given it in cases of extreme danger. , Honey and milk is very good for worms; so is strong salt water, likewise powdered sage and molasses taken freely. For a sudden attack of quinsy or croup, bathe the neck, with bear'sr grecsc, nnd poor U -down tho throat A. linen rag soa ked in sweet oil, butter or lard, and sprinkled with yellow Scotch Snuff, is said to have performed wonderful cures in cases of croup; it should be placed where the distress is great est. Goose grease, or any kind of oily grease, is as good as bear's oil. Equal parts, of camphor, spirits of wine, and hartshorn, well mixed, and Tubbed upon the throat, is said to be good for the croup. Cotton wool and oil arc the best things for a bum. A poultice of wheat and bran, or rye bran and vinegar, ve ry soon takes down inflamation occasioned by a sprain. Brown paper wet is healing to a bruise. Dipped in Molas ses, it is said to take down inflamation. In case of any scratch or wound from which' the lock-jaw is apprehended, bathe the injured part freely in lye, or pcarlash and water. A rind of pork bound upon a wound occasioned by a needle, pin, or nail, prevents the lock-jaw. It should always be ap plied. Spirits oftupentine is good to prevent the lock-jaw. Strong soft soap, mixed with pulverized chalk? about us thick as batter, put in a thin cloth or bag upon the wound, is said to be a preventative to. this dangerous disorder. Thc chalk should be kept moist, till the wound begins to discharge itself vhen the patient will find relief. If you happen to cut yomself slightly while cooking, bind n some fine salt; molasses is likewise good. Flour boiled thoroughly in milk, so as to make quite a thick porridge, is good in cases of dysentary. A table spoonful of rum.'atable spoonful of sugar-baker's molasses, and the fame quantity ofswect oil, well simmered together, is likewise good fot the disorder; the oil softens the harshness of the other in gredients. Black or green tea, steeped in boiling milk, seasoned with nutine. and best of loaf su:ar, is excellent for the dvsentary. ant revolutions in the wheel of fortune, the prostration ot some f rork burned to charcoal, about as big as a hazel nut, and put in 'and the elevatiou of others. These lessons, however, should i a tea SpO0nful of brandy, with a little loaf sugar and nutmeg, not be overlooked. They should serve to convince parents oft yerv efficacious incases of dysentary ,and cholera morbus. the necessity of training their children to habits ot industry? tr nutmeg be wanting, peppermint water may be used. Flan- and perseverance; of inducing them to rely more upon them selves, and less upon others. Habits of indolence, effeminacy. Profitable Farming The q-icsrbn u a sArl. how can farming be made profile.' lar.s er. LI nuring, deep and tharoogh pbughug. and cle ?a tu'.u-... I will venture to affirm, without f ar cf conrraJictr. :Lit r. .-4 stance can be cited, where a farme-r u ho his ninurci !. grounds highly, made a judicious u;e of the p'.h. ::ic.i tivatcd witha care, has tailed to receive an amt !. irvu.: r'- tion for the amount invested; nay mDre. ihxl he his:::: u;-.i ed a greater advance upon his outlay than the averj,-.- ; : derived from any other business. One great di:llcul:y i most farmers seem not to be aware cf thf ict, that the r the outlay, to a reasonable exttr.!, v. htn skillfully cpj ;.ti. fh- greatcr will be the profi; they there lore curte ?;'in.;.;;, plough shallow, and the consequence t, gi t-ot!y j ill r r their labor. This has taised a pn judice aa 1 gtvm a dLn 1 ish to the business of farming, especially aine-ng th:-o h are in the habit and arc desirous of realizing soauttia- uuv from their occupation than a naked return cftLe i:::. a ptnded. The firmer who is so sparing cf his manure th .t I. e n get but thirty bushels of corn from an acre, tt birel v : ; !i to pay him for the exptuseof cuhirutioa. iu s ! i.;. a : . this, by the ordinary method cf ploughing. Lis u! !, : successive rotation, is deteriorating, his cups l ccr..;. . . and in a few years he finds he raust aland n l is r-z-.-A and worn outfields, to sik a subsistence f r Litr.r.l: a 1 is;.. ily in some other busiiuss, or in s::r.e ether rfgia ;.c;. hand of man has been less wasteful of thc lou;.:i..s : Instead, then, of his scanty manuring ef un c.::t 1. . ? : the acre, which will give him 1 ut thirty I vf c .... : him apply thirt) loads. This additional t ven'.v Lm !, a.: : usual price of manure ia this part of the country, u ill cs.-i L:: i thirty dollars. But he now, instead cf th'u'.y I 'i v ; c. . gets sixty bushels, and the increased qu-:.... ef : !I-r ...11 more than pay for the excess of labor rtqujred in c-!..v .:. z and harvesting tlic large crop over tl.it vl thc sr.: ill 11 has then added thirty bushels of corn to his cr ; ly t if a: tl the twenty loads cf manure, which, ct lis i;:?a! rr.. v ; , s dollar per bushel, pays !iim ia the f:r:t cropf. r -his i lav. Ilis acre cf land is bid to grns ui'wr uki:: - u tl .v en . and the effet cf his twecty Io;idsof adl.-.i-nal luauaita n i. be to give him, at the lowest estimate, threv a ! ! :: . .. : . : hay in the first three years of mowuig k. worth !.:. d . v a ton, standing ia ihc field. Now ljvk aitLeusi.L 11 thirty dollars expended fot extra minuting ai p s J. r : . first year's crop, and at thr et:d cfthrie y r i . : h ,. ,1 have received forty-live dollars profit ui hl e ,v e! : . dollars, and in addition to this, his I U r .'.!. a:. 1 t.i much better condition for a second tati.i. T" f ;c . i. lusion in this. It is a practical P-su!t, ofthe r.ahty v. . . !, any farmer may satisfy himself, who will take :j make the expeiimcnt. From no item of ou'liys c m th firmer d rr.e -. ; - or so certain a profit, as fi o.a h: t uditurt ; r a certain extent. This has Lcca nn :rii.: -'.y some of our West Cambridge farmers It is . among some of the farmers in that u.v :;. to j -grounds one hundred dollars worth oi r? u '.'t t i :md in more instances than on" the cr.5 si'-1 ef s n iheacres under the plough have araoust-d t h: e ::.c -dollars in one seasoti. Tin's is the rts ii: cf !..,'a uu::-;. and the judicious cultivation of a soil, too. uL.trh : ingly poor and sandy, 11. Vkina'if. extravagance, and their kindred vices,, should be early and carefully weeded out, that the opposite habits, which lead an upward course, may have room to take root and grow. How much,-very much depends upon the habitsJ formed in early life land how exceedingly careful should parents be in the management of the little folks, in whose welfare they have so deep an interest. . The theme is inex-! haustible, and cannot be too frequently or too earnestly con sidered. : '. . : 1.,:,, v. 14 r Liberality. To bestow benefactions on a man who has merited his misconduct, is an abuse of charity ! Such is the opinion of the unfeeling affluent, who to be dispensed from sac-, couririg distress, always begin by enquiring if it cannot be at tributed to imprudence. When they assert that relief is only to be extended to men of irreproachable character, their only intention is to save their money, without losing the esteem of those who do not take the trouble to examine whether avarice may not lurk under the appearance of equify. Doubtless the unfortunate have committed faults ; but do these rigid judgei endeaver with equal solicitude, to ascertain whether their er rors have not been expiated by their sufferings: and the sia cerity of their repentance does not entitle them to mercy? j nel wet with brandy, powdered with pepper, ana laid upon the boweK affords great relief in cases of extreme distress. An old Bachelor. An old Bachelor is a poor, lone ly, forsaken, woe begone, unprovided for being, the child of misanthropy, and the ridicule of society. Who will mourn for him when dead? For what does he live,, dig, toil, sweat and endure all the ills that flesh is heir to? His heart must be that of adamantj to behold the sufferings of old maids, as they writhe under all the agonies of celibacy wasting their sweetness upon the desert air, and scattering their charms pre maturely to the bleak winds of disappointment. An old Bachelor! Pray, what is he, A mere 0 in the world, sig nifying nothing when alone, but increased ten fold when plac ed upon the right side of 1 since in this country a good smart man and wife, with their little ones, seldom count less than 10 ia the population of the world. How much happiness does the old Bachelor lose! No smiling angel stands at the door to welcome him as he returns, "My dear, are you come!" No lisping cherub climbs his knee, and in. tones' of love cries out, Daddy, give me thum thugar. kitheth." "Love and Marriage.--The chain of love is made of fading flowers, but wedlock ofgcdi -lasting well as beautiful. . jo C. . 1 II km arkai-.m: Cash or Biuamv. Mi!: .:, N been the scene of a mot r.nurkal!- cist if 11.;::-.; A young fellow of good address, naatvd K in at H. B.'.ar. s ofthc Kcv. Mr. ijolmg. nuruter el the M-.t'io-i: i. .-.o . church in Miitcn, man ifd abeut thin: yui: v .r.r lady of high respectability, wl:h u hor.i !. !:.-! f. vi:; - About twelve months since he U tl Mthcn f;r ti. : ato id ; j. pose of studying law in (..'reuisboru; N. C. Oa hi srrVii! there hechsnged his namt-.and iu'.rcduccd L::..;-. I: :L ; habitants of that town as Sidney T. Smith, ef AhLt. a t. er lies he told without number, ml oltil..' ! cr II: . large nmouut. llv pretended to learn t!:r.t bis ia'hcr v. ' ! ana wore crape en hss hat for hu bri, aad v ;) td young lady of Guilford county, and d :u :h:.- - i man of high respectability aud large pre; ray. 1 1 mtrr:..! Miss B. and by the aid of a serivs tf lies. suc-idci in th rowing 5?3,70O from her father. Af.er a 11::!': ulilt ! c !r . his second wife and remained from her so Lag t!. r. ". : t u: in quest of him to his father's houie. no: know in- i at :'a: where she met his first wife. Thc two ladies ten a..;ti to gether for several days, and mutually cxpreied r::i;.:y :. r the return of their husbands, never cace drcarr.Ia thii'tr.ty were wives of oue and the same man! Mrs. Sm.ii. a.V-f H i ling.fmally returned home, as did shirtly afterwards htr L--band, who told a smooth tale rehtire lolls itic:;c-, Ve must pass" over many events cf interest that suliv 'r.:!) transpired, and conclude with his arrest ut lit iw5ur.:r c; L.i first wife's father, nnd of his ccmmiimm: to prL-cn ia dciaal; of 85000 bail. This story should operate a a ca r.ien aalr. ; too readily making the acquainuncc cf ttrangcrs anl z!ttr. turcrs. j Y. Mercury. Management of Orchards. BffjretLr rwad i.ef cs in autumn, dig the earth five or six inches d?p ri:.d it fruit trees, and at the distance of eight or ten inches frcn each remove it to a suitable place, and burn i; wi'dry brush c: whatever combustible is convenient, to destroy the gcr:r. ef thc canker worm and other hurtful iasccLs. Mix tiu i -r:.: earth with lime or ashts, and a double crop may l exacted next season. If any farmer or gardener thinks this too viizh trouble, let him remember that there is nothing good u:.Icr the sun obtained without some expense, and that crcry thin 4 in nature has its price. Choice fruit is amccg tSe greattit luxuries of the earth, but cannot be obtained without rani---? attention to the cultivation of the orchard. - Beautiful Thought. Childhood is like a mirror, catching the reflecting images all arcimd ;l Keruemler ti-i: an impious or profane thought uttered by a panel's l.p i:.iy operate upon the young heart like a careless spray of u v.t : thrown upon polished steel, staining i: with znz: u h::h r.' after scouring can tfl'ice.