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BJHAM1 r. DILL, WILLIAM DELAY,
L4Ur,' - JPrimUr and PutluJur.
m osrozip, m., , v
CAInrtl.nj, "rJnvcli 31, 1849.
Io:ioAirci ad Mauohajh: CoMais'lTa TSI f ECNI OP TBS FIRST CCSCR2S-
eb.--W End in the Monro Democrat of
the.2lst inst., an article signed "Ceiut
MitrciM," bitterly assailing Geo. Job A
Qittmax. Ilia correspondent vamps and
republishes the exploded and refuted char
gea against Gen. Quitman's Democracy,
which were extensively promutged in "the
heated and embittered canvass for U. S.
Senator, acme three or four jean ago. The
writer in his abortiv cfTna to wound Gen.
Qi-rrM ak'm fair ram as genuin disciple
of the Jetrersoninn School of politico, be.
comes the unikilful plagisri.t of "Hcme,"
of that day, whose unproven specifications!
o much disgraced tho author that they!
wandered a taut the Siate, like "lapha in
search of father." TV amhorship of
these groundless aJsr.tUs, remains to this
day, a myste :y a itfS,nee
charge thai Gen. Qcitma wss
in
4
l-
. For Governor:
ami. jonrj a. quxteiaxt.
StJJeet to the decision of a Democrat
Stale Contention.
rSrWe .reauthorize to aanounee tb H''" W0 may ,dJ' H9te ') Kviuritt
K S. PRICED Tipnah Cuuoijr,-, candidate I P0''1'"! w aupprse his friends will not
dmit and justify. For. we
. O-EDMUND A. COLE, of Marshall eoumy ha,fe et ,w ,earn ,hnt of the
a candidats'for Clerk of ih Chancery Coun doctrines of State Interposition it inconsis-
N llm.P-.strlct, af tbe November election. u . p. .
. . . tent with any principle of Democracy.
aouidate for District Attorney, of the 7ih Judi- 1 " only nw causa of complaint
ial Pisirict, at the JSovember election, brought forward by "Caivi Martiut." uo.
. !3rJ. N. M'CAMPBELL, of Marshall county, . ma . . - ,A '..,
It a candidate for Judge of the 7ih Judicial Dii- ,eM we t,ke 10,0 cco'jn- " ungenerous
trie, at the November eleciioo. aod gratuitous eonieclures: first, that Gen.
- '
QciTXAN endeavored to eject Col. Jirr.
Democratic Meetiar. I Davis from the United
t- i. i . . .1
it nave oecn requested Dy a number Secondly, that he is intriguing to be made
i nnu iruo wemocrais, io give nonce i both Governor and Senator in Congress
mat mere will be a meeting of the Dem- The author of this communication, who
eerats cf Lafayette county,
On tbe Suth day of April next,
(Tke First dag of the Circuit Court,)
tot th purprse of appointing delegates t
ever he may be, should have shown his
I fce, instead of making his malignant at'
lack behind a meaqued batter f, in order
(hat the world might have known from
tho State and District Convention: and wmm " Peedca. Uut Gen Uiitma.i
f to hleilre one our adntrenca to Dm. I carried a masqued battery at Monterey
ratio principles.
La FArrrra Acricvli dial Society.
Tliis association meets at Hurricane Camp,
ground on next Wednesday. Although
not a member, we feci a lively interest
in tii laudable objects of this Society.
,We are requested to ark a punctual atten
dance of the members.
Cotton. This article was selling al
Memphis on the 20th : Middling at 5 to 5 J
Tbe Eagle fays that "The market in con
sequence of the unfavorable accounts re
ceived from Liverpool per Canada, had
keen quite heavy during the past two days,
at a decline of I to i of a cent."
after the Regulars bad been repulsed, and
we apprehend he will not find much diffi
I Cully in putting to rout all his enemiea po
litical and personal, open and covert, and
particularly, Caiut Marciui.
SorriiKRit Literary Mkwrnoer. W
have upon our table the March No. of this
excellent periodical. The leadiog article,
"Glimpses at Europe during 1818," is ex
ceedingly inlereniog. We have not had
'ime to give this numlera thorough exam
ination, hut doubt not it is fully equal to its
"able predecessors,"
Health or Gem. Taylor. The Wash
ington corresponded of the Baltimore Sun,
Mjt.lWs RacErm at MwrHi,.- U"d" dtt,e of ,be ,6lh i" -y:
Mr. Polk and family arrived at Memphis, , W0,'" 5
, , ' . Io-Uoy and he looked mamfe-tlr fctb!i;,
on the 27th ineL, where he was appropn- ,nd worried and worn out, and complained
s s a a . a aam 1
ateiy ana nauupomeiy receireaoy in citi-ioi bad heaun and want of accustomed ex
j:.,: t .... it . i.r. fr !. "
wiiiiuji uisiinciiuii ui uuriv . lie ICII I "
00 the same diiy far Nashville,
CrThe Albany Journal states that Tao
wan Smith, was offered the head of (he
Home department, but declined it. This
is the man who made publication of the
fact that Gen. Taylor was a sound abo'i
tionistt
, ' Ma Hanseoav as Minister to Ber
lin. The Washington Union intimates
that Gen. Tayijh himself was consulted
I at to this appointment, and that all lha in
J fluentlal Whig members of the Senate vo
. ted for Its confirmation i yet, the Whig pres
j Continues to abuse Mr. Polk for his ep
r poiotmcnt, contending that it trenched up
W h ro)al prerogative of the then incom
ing, now acting, President. W suppose
these carpers will not deny that Mr. Pui
' ' wa President at the lime the nomination
ef Mr. IIakeoam was made, and that the
I t Senate had a right to ratify it. The nom-
inatioo was constitutionally made, and con-
istitutionally conferred; and iber is an eud
-f the matter.
Tho office seekers are destroying his
health snd peac of mind. It would not al
all cs-oni-h us if they "worried kit Vft out
of Aim," as in the care of the lamented
Harrison. 8iop the axe, Gen. Taylor, and
you will feci better at onr.
OrncERs or Oxrn Division. Tbe
following officers of this Division for tbe
Quarter commencing on tbe 1st of April,
were elected on the 20ih iuit
J. W. JWrTICE, W. P.
J. M. Risow, W. A.
A. II. Co.ikey, R. S.
T. II. W. Paica, A. S.
J. C. Da vt of ox, F. S.
II. Worlet, T.
Zfbixa Comirt, C
W. S. Warred, A. C.
J. IV. Jones, I. 8.
J. E Taliaferro, O. S.
B. F. Dill, Acting P. W. P.
sissrppL
FutJw-CrrrzRns t
At drvers times and on repealed occa
sions, during the. Presidential Canvass of
last year, I made known my wish and de
termination to decline another canvass fir
Congress. My object in thus early an
Bouncing to you my purpose, was to allow
lime for the selection of an acceptable suc
cessor. - Th hour of making this designa
lion is now at hand, and I cannot, in jus
tic to my own feelings, change the rela
tions which have so long existed between
us, without acknowledging In a more formal
manner ny obligations to the people of
Mississippi, and to the good people of this
District especially.
For ten successive years I have served
in the Coogrera of the United States for
eight years one of the Representatives of
the whole State, elected by general ticket:
for the last two years the Representative
particularly of this District. My political
acquaintaace with the Stale brgnn in 1839,
afler the defeat of the Democratic party in
I&tt. Since then, we have had three
Presidential elections, and five general
State elections; in all of which, I have ta
ken an active, if not an efficient part.
These elections have excited and engross
ed the public mind the most momentous
questions have been discussed and decided,
and in the retrospect, it is the proudest
memorial of my life, that duiing this long
period, amidst these .stirring agitations, in
despite of the most malignant attacks on
all sides, you have so generously and decis
ively rallied to the support of the stsodard
which my parly friends had placed in my
hands; thus enabling me to bear it aloft in
triumph over all opposition. -
The reasons which prompt me to with
draw from another canvass, are personal
snd private, and I deem it unnecessary and
unbecoming to give them at length. I feel
assured that I may without hesitancy,
throw mylf upon the kind indulgence of
those friends whoe unshaken confidence 1
bave so long cijoyed, for a release from
ihe important and honorable post of duty
ly the man whom the people delight to
honor. But would it not be better, as your
correspondent "Lawrence1 auggests, that
w should pairs and reflect whether there
is not another station which our warrior
statesman would adorn equally as well and
in which he could render better service to
the' Stalei We have a host of talented
men in our midst who would make good
and efficient Governors, but very few who
could carry to the Senate of the United
States, the influence and weight of char
acter, which Quitman would bring to bear,
and if anyone from the South could add
anything to the barrier of Southern States
men, who now barely hold in check, tbe
torrent of wild fanaticism and insurrection
sweeping down from the North, that man
is Quitman, irreproachable as a man and a
politician, he would be respected, and com
mand confidence.
Tub Wirc'a Commandments. A late
Cincinnati paper gives the following
as a correct version, for tbe use of
al doubting husbands. Listen : l ,
1. Tho to shalt have no other wife
but me.
2. Thou ehalt not lake into (by
house any beautiful brazen imago of
a servant girl, to bow down to her, to
serve her, far I am a jealous wife, vis
iting dec.
J. Thou shalt not take the name of
thy wife in vain.
4. Kemembor thy wife to keep ber
respectable.
5. Honor thy wife's father and
mother.
6. Thou shalt not fret.
7. Thou shalt not find fault with
thy dinner.
o. Thou shalt not chew tobacco.
9. Thou ahalt not be behind thy
neighbor.
10. Thou shalt not visit the rum
And if the storm is to be met in the same tavern; thou slinlt not evet the
spirit that originated it in utter and reck- tavern keeper's rum, nor bis brandy,
less disregard of consequences, and with nor "8 6,n nor his whiskey, nor bis
an unceasing cfTrl, and unflinching de- ne, nor nnytntng tnat ts beninu tnc
UrminatU to succeed, worthy of a be.ler b0V1tTaul," i.f,.i.
cause, .vhy then let us hava Ihe chivalrous, M,oon?f neither fof worsbippin? in
fearless.yet liberal minded Quitman on the the dance, nor the lieaoa of money.
ground where ihe first engagement mmt be that lie on the table.
fought in the hulls of Congrens. I know And the twelfth commandment is,
not whether Gen. Qiitman would relin- ihat thou shall not stay out later than
quieh the almost certain prospect of be- 9 o'clock at night.
coming our next Governor, to run for tho F.lective JuDiciAitY.--The States-
Senate of the United Stales, nor do I in man, published in Ohio, in noticing
fact know whether he would desiru either;
yet of this 1 am well assured that Missis
sippi would reap mure aavnntage from
Quitmun s Senator, than from Qiiirnin
as Governor. Mississippi owes Joii.x A.
Quitman o debt of gratitude, and I am con
the movements in Kentucky, Tenn 's
I see, Arkansas, and other States, in
lavor of electing j'idges by the people,
does Mississippi justice by compli
menting her at the pioneer btatt tn
this great and beneficial reform. Mr.
AJedary says, that nearly fifteen years
fident will not hesitate to confer on him go he was hooted at, and denounced
the hichestoffice in hercifi. more esi)ecial- as little better than tin outlaw, for
ly when she reflects how peculiarly well h.Rvinf d.fcI!de.d l.lie P ctlil
no.i.fi,..! i. . fii. ' h10" ( MiM.ss.ppi. particularly s it
, .... related to the election of judges; but
I would like io la.k lo you a little longer ,.,, he hs ivC(1 (o see a rcat den,
about (his matter, but fosring you will not 0f progress toward common sense,
publish ulut I have written, I will simply and many of those, who formerly rid
add "goodbye," and quit. iculed nnd denounced his defetit e of
GAKITA. 1 e elcc,,Ve principle as applied to
Ihe judiciary, now its waime-t a lvo-
Parti.no Comtlimknt to Ex Paesi- catcs. We have no doubt, that anoth-
best Polk.' The Ex-President and r geneiation will not pass away.
family, nnd lion. It. J. Walker, left without finding in the constitution of
as your Representative in the Congress of tnls city early on Saturday morning nH our 6tster Mates a recognition ol
Temferaxce Celebration. University
Division of lb Sons of Temperance, in
connexion with their brethren of Oxford
-T . 1 . T . . I riilriairm lkrftfa I It ia rta . A kjkanliful
TaiKCirAU W see that Job Hrkcer. banner will be presented to University
,ox, formerly a Senator in Congress from Division by the young ladies of Mr. Lewis
(his State, and who mannged by bis diire-1 School.
rard of the popular wiJI to work himself en. I Tb following original ode is to be sung
tireTyout of offe and th recollection oil on tb occasions
tb people of this Stale has become the I
endorser of the qual.fications and fitness I
fat office of Mr. Collavcb, the P. M. Gta-
ersl. ' Missississippi has repudiated the
Eodofer, and we know that she can have
po stomach for the Aboliihnisf.
i "Th oJf'ce-seekers conlieue to swarm
irOvJlh White House at Wsshifigton,
'"tcf tbcut th various Depsnments. We
s i ''are id reec:t of the Uaiea of lb 15th
. ,u'tt lic! rayi:
- Tbe rrenMent's rule of receiving nj
flttom.1 sppii -atkms, r.:it of turning tbem
j 4Atr to tbe Secretaries has col off many a
f!- '.o trusted to bis pe."ool services to
i i (Jerieral for bis rewsrd. Ihe number
. remain U.L nJ. haantinf tbe public
, 1'. rtmpr.t,aod wcingth ear of power,!
, n fjilicienily great to create a swi.tb a-
rtyad lb Secretaries f.xra.
! Ca 4JTRA AT CL A I K I VI LLR, Ttl.V W
-j ' y a privR'a leuet from ClarksviU,
, i - J Jlrrtb 2Ii(, that A-rty ease of
a I s i Occurred wi.kia Abe fur days
I
thet'anef ifccl,
iter. Tbs deaths
4 f-rwl eiMe'f i"vr? b t!fk
Preaeatatiea 0e.
Wm cheerful hearts aad voices
Come, msldew, let as sioy!
Sioce wonao's heart rejoices
To virtue's came lo ciinewto elirf.
Ye Sons of Temp'rsace, welcome t
We cheer you oa your wsy
If pure, sad Irae, sad faiihfal,
Vour progress aooghi can sur csa suj t
Tt're welcome to this banner,
Tho' smsll iu valoe he;
The emblem lis of Dooor,
Of Love, and Parity ii is.
Aad sines we've spread thia baaaar
Fot a brave, irae-hearied Uad,
Oh! aetss let dihooor
Oa your cxwcbeo stand I Ob, ao I
Away with melancholy!
Bid joys pars (boataia Bow
March oa i caae so holy,
And dry the stream of wot Of wot!
As4 whea your work is cr,
Ax. J too are ca"'i aU,re,
The Psre, the Tree, tbe fithfal
rhall reach i tlwri sf Lot ! Of Lett !
CrTta ice-crep ia Maasacbusetis, tbe
prerrf smw, w ertiratef tf 9000
the United States.
In resuming a private station, I bear with
me a heart filled with the deepest rratitudo
for your past kindness and favor; a con
sciousness of having acted out the part as-
gned me, if not with distinguished abil
ly, at least with industry and fidelity; a
ncere desire to see those great principles
n the ascendant, which, being for ihe most
part in successful operation, have carried
our government up to its present unprece
dented position of greatness and prosperity,
nd in the advocacy of which, I have spent
so many years of my life; a determination
lo abate not one jot or tittle of the xeal I
have ever entertained for the success of the
Democ-atic party; and also, a firm convic
tion that the present state of things calls
upon you for a renewed exercise of that
"eternal vigilance" which is "the price of
liberty.
Th People of Mississippi, at first, call
ed me out from the walks of private life,
and conferred a hii-h distinction and
responsible trust upon me, while I was
yet young and inexperienced, having done
nought to merit a consideration at their
hands, so msrkcd and so diaiinguilied
For this partiality, I owe them a debt of
gratitude, which a whole life time of public
service could not cancel; and io taking
the course I now propose, afier my ability
to render them acceptable service is great
ly increased by my long experience, in
Whence to the dictates of personal feel
ing and private interest it would be a
source of unfeigned mortification and re
gret, if I should forfeit the good opinion and
esteem of a single political friend in the
Siate. Confident, however, that we can
carry the District for our candidate, let
me beseech you to yield your personal
preferences and cheerfully unit upon
whomsoever may become the acknowl
edged Democratic candidate for Congress.
With harmony and union, w are invin
cible.
With grateful recoil eel iocs, .
Your obedient servant,
J. THOMPSON.
Oxford, Mi's., March 25th, 1849.
They were accompanied to the boat the principle which Mississippi was
by the Committee of Reception and the liri-t to adopt.
a number of citizen. Central wharf, m , A nv ti
nt it,-. p ...i :u ,i - l. . . New Specirs or Cottoji. Mr. V.
nt the tool ot wlncb the boat was n , .
moored, contains thousands of bales A,' , ,ajT; fff- tT co"i'sT
of our great staple, and by n happy "V ' !ht ! rnbU,,e' ,"". 1 u
thought of the young gentleman Zl I' ',tor f. h,at. W a B W'8 of w,,d
nec.ed with thwhaVf, they were so cotton which he procured Irom a free
mrr-wgod . P,y l 0" h P ? mountain some four
most appropriate parting compliment '"T 'rom 1 astm ,,n ,ree' be
to the honored guest, of our city, f" )". ut twenty
The cortege paid through a lotfg Z L?!
caaa sssw ' 11V U' H'UI ll'fTw Ill'lJI
St atistics "of tub Soul. The ff f
lowing is a passage from a sermon, fcf
the Uev'd Henry Wfard Beechery
preached in Brooklin, N. Y.
I would to God statistics could t
taken from within men as well
from without. We can count .the." V
myriad numbers, record their age,
mark down where they live, register '
their stocks and count their bales.' '
We know what seas receive, their t '
ships, and whither they send from feiw
tile shores the vast productions, uut
who has yet taken register of morn '
ine hones nndiraccd them to their 1
evening exit? Who -has noticed the
mind's detraction, tbe alert fear, the
"wronged conscience, the 'chafe Jferflr
per, the bnrning stream of avaice r
driving on the grinding roachincr
Who has shown the daily stroke LA I
which the inward graver has trace"P
those hierogliphici on the forehead,1 f
which need no Chamrotteon todeel- ; t
pher? We know, what Man is ia his ,
outside in his noise nnd bustle and' ,
mad whirl; but only God knows what ,' .
is Man within. Six thousand annual,
suns have lighted the path of human -dcirc
to the eye of God. The regis
tration of six thousand years of trial
after happiness lies in the recording
books of IIinveri. On-'oarth,hisory '
records and grossly touches here and
there a feature of the long landscape;
but in Heaven we see the secret his-
tory;nnt temples, but the vanity of '
the builder and groan of the laborer;
not the throne, but the heart of the
restless occupant; not ships nnd shops,
but the rise and result of those goncK
ing d' Sires that employed them; not
(he pal nee and the mansion, but the
dull plethora, waking to feverish du
sire, rcl.ipsing through craving, gnaw
ing ennui, to gloomy unr st. I.ooIpp'
upon the vast passage of thr'-naii
heart through lift0" forth
and gives th secret ot nis'joy to Man
"Jt-i moro blessed to give than to
rereive." Ah! the thronomcfer has
hither been wou.ul up backward.
No wonder it kept no lime!
avenuo of bales of cotton piled up
on either idc ten or twelve feet high,
about the centre of which was a
beautiful arch decorated with iligs
and evergreens. The pillars of the
arch were fifteen feet high, composed
of square b iles of Carolina Upland
cotton, resting upon bases of large
Georgia bales (in compliment to cur
the ground, measured four inches in
in diameter. The sample of cotton.
although carried for some time in the
pocket, and of course materially in
jurcd in appearance, is of a Hue silky
appearance.
Novel Col-htsji i. "1 courted her
undei singular circumstances. I won
sister Slate.) and faced with a bale ol 'er through a rash vow. Thus : I
I a nana r a
Sea Island cotton. lOach pillar was ,aw ner 1 ovJ her -I proposed
er circled with arbor vilic, laurel, ce- De r''U8pd- " love another,' said
dar, palmetto, nnd other evergreens, Vp're my hiusiics,' faid ahe. M
and capped with a barrel of rice, of know him.' said I. You do,' said she.
one bearing the inscription "Free 'Very good,' 1 exclaimed; 'if he remain
Trade," and the other Commice here I'll skin him.' I wrote him a
and Acriculture." A beam of Caro- note. 1 sa.d it was a painlul thing
lina pine, covered with American en- Hn1 il was ' na( P,eJ?ed
signs in graceful festoons, extended my word as n gent.eman to ekin him
from pillar to pillar, and supported my character was at stake I hid
this inscription, encircled with ever- no alternative. As an officer in his
greens, and a pennant in festoons: Majesty's service. I was bound to do
CoNstDiAMTits. Some teople say
that it is hard to determine wl ich ia
the mot troublesome, n maid's re
serve, or a wile forwardness.
A woman th.it hns but one lover.
thinks herself to be no coquet i the
that hns several, concludes herself
no more than a conoer.
Keciprooal love is justice; constant
lore is fortitude; and secret love if
prudence. ' j
It ii the hardest thing in love to,
Icign it where it is not, or hide It
where it is but it is easier coifntcr
feiied than conceded.
Womi-n tell Us the' would not sin
if we did not tempt them. Wo an
svver, we should not tempt them If
they did not invile us. . .,
'I he fuce of her we love is the
fairest of sights, and her voice the
sweetest lmr.nony in the world.
A mm is more lescrtcd on hit
friend's concerns than his own; a ,
woman, on the contrary, keeps her
own secrets better than another'.
A woman will think her-elf slight
ed if she is not courted, yet pretends
to know herself too well to believe
your flatlcry.
Absence is .to love what fisting is
to the holy; a little stimulates it,
but a long abstinence is fatal. . ,
H. 1 regretted tlie necesty, bu it
must be done. He was open to con
viction. He saw Ihe rules of service
were impeeative. He fled I married
her. Capt. Tiger.
A Hare Chance for ArrLtCASTs.
THB OLD TALMETTO STATE
BIOS THIS TASEWELlI
Across tbe wharf, in the rear of the
illars, was su-pended a handsome
anner. representing Sergeant Jasper,
replacing the flag on the ramparts
of Fort Moultrie, nnd on the reverS'i The Iowa Reporter sys: An en
side his rescue of Ihe captives from terprising young friend of ours ha cd
the Tories. The banner was sup-1 letted a large quantity of old roal pe
ported on either side tiy a union titions irom the capital, wh en he of-
Jack, and an American ensign.
The whole affair vas roost hand
somely arranged, and was creditable
to the tatte and the public spirit of
tbe young gentlemen by whom it was
executed. Charleston Mercury.
T row lbs Soelhcra ( Woatiocllr Jaaraal.
CoviNvTua Co, Feb. 23.
Mam. EJUoru
I bsva observed that tb na of Gen.
Jon A. QrmiAJi has bee bottled by
tome of tb Desoocratie paper, for Gov
ernor, and by all spoken of 2alierio;ly and
as a thing fixed. Io fact there ca be bwi
litlle doubt, that were Gen. QtirxUn bo
aainsted as lb Democratic cae&dat for
that efSc at lb next electioa, be would be
almost naimous?y elected.. t it sink es
roe that lb But at largt bar proposed
lim fof thsiofSc from their profowoJ coo-
vtcfioe fbst b wou'd icirzi Us dsties
i ib Wiy, ti brcsuta he ii errj4mif't
Th Uive. The river at this point
continue to rise slowly, and has now
attained to the height of three inch
es above tbe last high water mark,
and below the extreme high wafer
mark of the great flood of '44. Thi
Charles Hammond, from Louisville,
fers to dispose of to Whig applicants
lor otlicc. 1 bey are h original s'g.
natures of citizens of all parts of the
Stale. Trice, from two to four bits! '""'
per yard, according to Ihe standing and iJV "'e"Vr
political connexion of the signets. ,he of Ur
Persons wishing to obtain signatures
lo their petitions, without respect to
party, will see t a glanre that this
will work right into their hands. Ap
ply soon."
Kemedt roa InTEMrER a xcR. Doctor
Schreiber, of Stockholm, Sweden, has
March 25tb, and from Cairo March Succeeded in curingdrunkards of their
27th, reports unprecedented floods
coming down from all the rivers a
hove. The already weakened levee
of Iuisi4na will not be able to with
stand this new attack, and we look
for the realization of our worst fears.
in flooded plantations and general suf
fering. Memphis Eale.
"Ma," aid a young lady to her
mother the other d iy, "what is emi
grating P
Emigrating, dear, is a young lady
go'tne to California.
"What is colonizing, rati"
Colooiiing,dear. is marrying there
an 4 having a family.
"Mother, I shoe Id like to go to
Ciiforjis."
bad habits. He insolatesthe ratient.
gives him brandy and water todrirk,
prepares all hit food with brandy and
water, and mixes these w ith his tea
and coffee. At the end of a few
weeks the regimen produces an un
controlable disgust and repugnance.
A physician should, however, watch
the operation for fear cf apoplexy and
Soxs or Temperance. Dy the foU
lowing extract from a report it will
be seen that duiing Ihe late epidende,
theie were but three deaths among
the Order of the Sons ofTcmnrratice.
Considering the extensive and fatal"
prevalence of the disease, this speaks
volumes in favor of the principles of
the Order, and we doubt not will ex
ercise its d ie effect upon the minds :
of those who have hitherto been slow
to yield their support to the cause of
Temperance, in New Orleans.
The committee stale that there are,
"in all 1231 members, atid three deaths
by cholera: and in some of the If vis'
ions, we are told, not even a confirm-
ed case of cholera occurred. And it is
alio worthy of notice, (hat whilart oar
city and vicinity, consisting ol about
llKI.OJt) B)ul, during the prevalence.
about I MO by death.
mperance lost tut three
members, one of which hal been a ,
member but one week, one other les,
than a month, and the third, although
a member much longer, was a ciry
watchman, and consequently mucn.
exposed. So that it will be sven that
the mortality in the general popula
lion is fifteen deaths to a thousand
soul, while that of the ofTem
perancc i less than t-fte (3) to 12A
a striking contrast arhich goes far to
prove the value ef our order. JV. (X
Papa . '
Pat to Soldier's Widows. Amort g
the arts pased, and therefore beeoroa
law of the present Cong ss, we sea
with pleasure, one approved on tha.
" .'. .. -- i.t
cerebral congestion. One hundred ; tn ''-C'""? J'" B;u 7
and thirty-nine soldiers were so treat-jro lfte ow enu rpnans i every
ed with perfect success. officer, non-commis'ioned freer, end
, private, who served daring the Isle
a ... a. ..... . a at
A moacrn poet mos unriorthe ns his
mind in a vein of peculiar senti
ment:
The fH Leaf ani WVttVi Wi4
Dveoa Ik mf atoMi MiaA,
Efeets Kaai in Wi X rta, .
Ptt mnir Mrof Nee E Ths t.
war with Mex'eo, and ws hooorably
discharged, or continued. n service
to the time of hi death, aad wfe$e,
death was in eonteq-jroes f wounds
received, or ""iscate cestracted with,
in tb lice cf duty. - ' ; . i

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