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PARilM'S DEPABTJIEXT.
From (M Mother's Magazine.
An exampi.e for mothers in elevated life.
The following incident, I doubt not, will
L . bo perused with interest by the patrons of
the Mother's Magazine; and to a class of
mothers, whose misguided tenderness would
prevent tlie exercise of even salutary discipline,
it may Convey an important lesson.
The incident occurred more than twenty
? years since; yet tlie circumstances arc "fresh
in my recollection. A few facts will serve
to show why the recollection of them should
be thus vivid.
A short tknc previous to my leaving college,
I had received an invitation to become
private tutor to the children of a gentleman
' , of rank and fortune, in the Stale of .
This proj>os;J, by the advice of friends, was
accepted ; and, iu a few weeks after bidding
adieu to my Alma Muter, I left my paternal
roofto enter upon a new an * untried station.
It was emphatically new to me. Although
conscious of possessing adequate literary
Ivnowledge Cor the sphere I was to occupy,
iny heart had many misgivings, during a
journey of more than one hundred miles,
Jest I should i.ul to give suusiucuon 10 me
gent I? nan and lady, whose children were to
, come under my care. I had no personal
acquaintance with them, but their well known
wealth and rank were somehow associated
la my mind w ith overweening indulgence towards
their children. Brought up, as I had
*v\;n, in tl?e country, and little conversant
with the forms and fashions of the world, 1
...d connected wealth with indulgence, and
s prepared, therefore, to see my ill-boding
ihcipatious realized. It was my dclcrml
a ..'ion, however, to put in practice what oir
' ;uisj>ection I was master o? and if I failed
I * onld at least bear from the splendid man
- .> j that best and greatest solace of ouch
: ?a good conscience.
The heart of a youth of diffidence wil
nnietimes knock louder than the knockc
. h which he wraptsat a strange door. I
as rims with myself, as I sought admit
ce at the stalely mansion, whither I wai
.and. A servant opened the door; and
my inquiring alter the gentleman of tin
rse, I was informed, that he he had beet
nt some months, and the period of hi;
? was still uncertain. My letter of in
: -T j jiion conveyed to M.S.?, soon brough
r mi invitation to come in. The mannci
in she noticed me was kind; but tin
.strangeness of my situation, the damp ens
my "feelings by the absence of the gen
, tlwinnn?the conviction that I now had tc
d d only with the mother, and that mother
p'rii ips one of excessive tenderness, with i
iidred other circumstances flirting acros;
.. mind, all contributed to distress and cm
..-r/uss mo. During a brief conversation
i: v. as sealed, that I should enter upon m\
>:ut.es on ihefbllowing day, .at which time
I was to be introduced to my new charge.
At nine; the. next morning, I ontered, foi
! ie tirst time, the room appropriated to oui
eterary labors. It was a spacious chamber,
ouween which and the library opposite, was
wide and extended hall. For several days
"nothing worthy of special notice occurred.
Contrary to my anticipations, the children
;tnrv>arr>i! jrliifhWv. mul lifwniinffk- nflonfii o
naiurc betrayed its weakness, and a natural
fear of giving offence increased my distresss.
It was quite impossible, from her proximity,
that she should not know precisely what had
occurred, and site must now know ever}'
step, in the progress and management of
this difficulty. My ignorance of her views
of discipline, my previous opinion, (formed
upon no proper basis indeed, but somehow
i an opinion, wlueh was realhy with me,) that
notions of discipline among the wealthy and
distinguished ranks of society were of course
lax, presented a powerful temptation to pass
lightly over the offence, and consider that
I which in reality was of serious, ofsruall moI
ment?
But I had not been so taught under a pa.
rental roof; and, besides, my conscience was
concerned in faithfully discharging what I
deemed my duty?-judgment and reflection,
I at length, came to my aid, and ray rcsoluB
tiQD was formed, tliat I would proceed with
mildness, but still with firmness^ and though
% imagination still presented dismission, and,:
.as I then thought, disgrace, as the almost
] certain rgsult of perseverance, it de
ri?; - ?' 'ov
.o their studies. As I saw little of the
:iU>t!?cr, my boarding place being some dis1
;iitee from the house, 1 had no other means
of judging oftlie-character of her disci])line,
tiuui in the genere! well demeanor and res^xuful
manner of my pupils. In these rcspoets,
Iliad no fault to find; and, at length,
Was ^oming to the conclusion, that wealth
.and rank were not necessarily opposed to
wholesome discipline.
About this time-the incident occurred, to
which I have alluded; afld which, for a short
^tirne, broke up the pleasing anticipations I
had formed, during the few days of my new
employment. > .
One afternoon, having occasion to direct
the Cwest boy to do something, which need
not here bo named, he promptly refused;
aiad, when mildly informed that a complittfcco
of so reasonable a request, \vas ol
course erpected, he exhibited an unantici.
patcd and surprising determination to resist.
1 soon found the spirit of dissatisfaction as
strong inthe other pupils as in him; and at
length, I was tokl in jdaiu terms by one, that
I whs not employod to govern, but to teach.
O TIT ^ _ ?* 4.1 * - a! __ 1
o.-usiuiu oi we importance, 111 mis eany
stage of ray t^itorsliip, of so managing a case
of difficulty, as on the one hand to secure
the good feelings of my pupils, and, on the
other, to gain their respect and obedience; I
rose li om my seat and pacing the room, took
time to deliberate as to the course I should
pursue. Judge my surprise, and even dis.
tress, as in ohe of the turns I made near the
doer, leading into the hull, (which happened
to be open,) to notice the mother of the children
seated on a sola, with needlework in her
hand. She was employed at the moment
that nay eye fell upon her, and immediately
I turnwf to the opposite side of the room.
For alow moments my heart palpitated distressingly;
true, I ueed not have been thus
embarrassed, my cause was a good one, my
reouisition a nroDtr one: but a then diffident
termination to do my duty, and abide the! t
consequences.
I might, indeed, have at once referred the i (
case to the mother, who was at hand, and j \
the reference would have disclosed her views <
regarding the moral discipline of her chil- '
drcn?a point which I was extremely nnx- 1
ious to know; ami yet there was too much ' 1
depending, to hazard such a reference?for j
what if she should decide against me ? It i J
was apparent, upon a moment's cousidcra- <
tiou, that it were far better to proceed with '
caution, and upon the presumption, that she f
would sanction mild hut efficient mea- 1
surcs, in subduing a refractory and obsti- <
natc child.
Accordingly, resuming my scat. I inquired
I of the offending boy, wliether he would |
! comnlv with m}* request. A sullen silence I
i was the only response. Ujon this, I hade j
liiin come to tne; this he refused. I then I
advanced to him, and taking him by the j
j arm, led him, with some force to my chair,;
: and proceeded to remonstrate with him upon j
j his conduct, and to inquire of him, whether !
! he thought his imother, were she present,
would justify his conduct ? and then assured
him, that I should adopt and continue to pursue
such a course of correction, as seemed
wise, until he should submit, and would even
. mploy. if necessary, the whole afternoon, to
accomplish so important an object. I cxl
pected this decision, communicated in a firm
. and somewhat stern measure, would have
1 had the desired cfFcct; but not tho least int
dication of relenting could be discovered.
[ On the contrary, he manifested no uneasii
ncss, and made no effort to escape me. I
r now began with several expedients,, by way
* ^ -vr* if/nvk in
. Ui [>UUlOUUIg I1I1II| > 1UIWUJ 111*
.1 creased, and continued, for more that! an
, ! hour, without, however, the Hist apparent
. effect; and, at length, in a state of feeling
5 nearly bordering upon agony, I was about
to relinquish farther effort as useless.
] More than once, rt was my wonder, that
r the mother was so silent; but I was not sure
t that she had not retired. Leaving my. chair,,
! therefore, I again walked the room, and
s I again ascertained, that she was still occupyi,'
ing her seat. As I passed the door, she
[?J took no notice of mc?was still using her
j | needle, apparently calm and composed as
s! before; but I had time to notice one infalli.
ble indication, that all was not entirely at rest
t within, a deep Hush mautlcd her cheek. Still
r therefore, I could gather nothing by which
2 to forth an opinion as to her views of the
t case. My imagination, indeed, suggested
. that she was keeping vigil, that her boy
> i should come to no serious harm, and was
, j willing so long as lie was exempted from
i: that, that ti?e experiment should be carried
?j through?the lust gratification I should have
. under her roof. Still, reason4 and judgment
, | gave iu'thcir verdict as to the justice and
j propriety of the course I was pursuing, and
: again I returned to punitive measures, con,
vinccd that I could not stay another dav,
unless the obstinate little fellow could be
made to yield. I continued, therefore, yet
, longer to devise and apply one corrective
i after another, until, at length, satisfied, as the
; hours of study were drawing to a close, that
, the only alternative presented was either to
i! appeal to the mother, or to apply the ferule
! to his hand. The former I determined not
;: to do, and much as I regretted this dernier
j resort, I now proceeded to inform him, that
; unless than five minutes he obeyed, I should
, apply the ferule to his hand until he did.
This was a longtime for him to deliberate,
; and as anxious ar fire minutes to m3*selfns I
; ever saw. At length, the pointer approach
; ed to the deciding point; again, 1 admon!
ished him; and, now, every second that pasI
sed, I expected the interference of the mother
' but not a wbispsr from this quarter either
; relieved, or increased my anxiety. At
' length, the probationary season was passed;
upon which, taking the" ferule, I advanced
towards him, and told him with some sternness,
that he must submit, or I sho.uld fe- j
rule him until he did. Up to this moment j
scarcely a muscle of his lace had moved, t
Taking his hand, which he yielded without
much reluctance, I brought down the ferule
u[>on it; a single blow only, and my object
was accomplish!. lie uttered a loud cx;
clamation; followed by a promise, that he
i would immediately com pi}' with my requisi|
tion, and lie did comply, with a promptness
i which indicated the completeness of his
j submission.
Having resumed his scat,T took occasion,
in a few words, to convince him still more
effectually of the impropriety of his conduct,
and to this addedc for the benefit of the whole
group, a few words impressing upon them
i the necessity of implicit obedience; this was
. right; and upon no othCr terms would our ;
| connection as tutor and pupils be cither proli- j
; tabic or happy. , .
I <!in formtonfiAn flm I
WI1V< UJ unvi Viib t^tiiuiiukiuil Ut U1C iuiv;? 1
going disciplinary process, the mother, I as. j
| ccrtained left the hall. On my passing
, through the sittingroom below, on my way
! to my lodgings, she was sitting on the sofa,
j with some friends who had called to sec her.
j She returned my usual bow, as I then thought
with some formality; but, as I was not cer- '
tain, thai the difference was not to be as.
cribed to the presence of company, and after
all not certain, that there was any essential j
difference, I dismissed the circumstance, as
far as practicable. My feelings, however
were not comfortable; for although one has
a right to the enjoyment of some satisfaction, J
in view of a duty performed yet who is ig.
norant, that it adds to that enjoyment to
know that the persons connected with us arc
themselves satisfied ? 1
The day following, I was at my post, as
usual, but saw not the mother, until, on retiring
for the afternoon, I observed her in the
sitting room, and alone. Just as I was passing
out, she addressed mef and asked me to
be seated; immediately upon which she ob0prvc<l
:?
i' "You had some difficulty yesterday, with
the children ?
My heart fluttered, but I repiied, "I had,
indeed, madam; but I hope ? , if I
could? "
She s*w*my emharrassment, and anticipating
\ivhat I would have said, observed :
"If you continue to manage as discreetly
. as you did yi^terday.; ou :nuy rest assured '
j.
>f my confidence and approbation."
The bow of promise," amid the darkness a
?f midnight, could scarcely have been more \i
inexnected; and, surely, never was voice
>f kindness more welcome. I expressed
ny pleasure and gratitude, and intimated
vhat a relief it would have been during the ,
rial, had 1 known her views. j
It was well, she said, that I did not know,) ?
ind even better,ns I had an opportunity of
levcloping, more to her satisfaction, mv s
>kili at managing a difficult case, than I ?
diould otherwise have had. She said, that J1
or some time, she was fearful, lest my courlge
would fail, and in that case she had de.
lerroined to come to my support; but it gave a
her great pleasure to know that her inter. ?
ference was not necessary. These assurances
were followed by an account of the I
" " <* i.:i t
JilTercnt tempers and dispositions 01 nor chu[Iren,
so minute and satisfactory, to show
that the fondness of the mother had not do?ed
her eyes to the imperfections of Jier chil- ^
Jrcn. She concluded, by wishing me to .
persevere in the mild, but decisive discipline J
which I had adopMI, and this, added to her ; |
own counsels, and with the blessing of God,
would make her children what she could J
wish. Tims strengthened and encouraged '
I went on my way rejoicing, and ere a
month had elapsed my pupils were as obedient,
and wcu-behaved, as I could wish.
They were often my attendants*during a delightful
walk, playfully contendingVith each
other for'a skirt of my coat; and, in more
instances than one, the tailor's needle and
thread were necessary to save my Tappets
from being wholly detached. '
\V.
? From the Sunday-School Journal.
HEATREr? CIULDHEN.
**-"n(lAnti'/.n I
uuringine unuuuoeuui luigiuus miumuii ,
in the Island of Ccyfon, the wife of one. of |
the missionaries addressed a letter to the
members of the femrrlo boarding school at
Oodooville, who had become communicants*
They answered it (in English) as follows: ,
" Dear Madam,?We beg leave to state
to you that we gladly receive the letter you
sent to us, and while we read it, one thing
especially gave us great pleasure, which is
the prayer you offered for the unconverted
persons, that thev may not be suddenly de*"
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stroycd. inc cnurciHncniDeis ui .wis
place not only rejoice much to see the things
happened, in these days, but also feel'
desirous to love God more than formerly, to
love others, and to labour for their souls.
We praise the Lord as he is the author of
such feelings in us. Among those that feel
for their souls, some cheerfully say, that
they have greater happiness of mind, and j
others feel happy when they think that j
they have given up themselves to the Lord; >
but from what they show by their conduct, j
it appears that they don't know what true
happiness is. As the Spirit of the Lord is
much needed to know the various kinds of:
joys, we beg you to pray to God -more and I
more than you did formerly. The church,
members intend to hold meetings every
Thursday evening."
I have also before me a note in Tamul to i
the same lady, with a translation by a boy j
of one of the schools, in which the same j
scholars agree to set apart an hour on three J
evoaings of the week to pray for their im- j
penitent friends. They say," as Hie assis- 1
tancc of the Holy Spirit is so much needed '
for us and ojjr friends to go together to '
the heavenly city, we arc moved to entreat '
you to help us more'"?meaning by joining 1
in their prayers. 1
Let me ask the young readers of the I
Journal if such sentiments arc not more \ '
pleasing than the wicked and* idolatrous i
opinions in which these children would havo
bccn^educatod, if it had not been for the
missionaries ? R. i
' , '
RIRAL ECONOMY.
i
From the Southern Agriculturist.
CIIOLIC IN HORSES.
Charleston, April 12, 1830. <
Mr. Editor.?I herein send you a re. |
ceipt for curing the cholic in horses. If \
you think it worthy a place in your journal, ,
you will perhaps conler a service on some ,
of your readers, by giving it publicity. ]
A few weeks ago, I was travelling into |
the country. Before I had progressed j
many miles, my horse showcu evidently ,
that he was labouring under cholie. lie J- j
became quite loose in the bowds, swelled,
and was in great agony. Fortunately I {
met with a wagoner, whose kindness relieved
my beast from his illness, and myself
from, perhaps, a long walk. His remedy
consisted in tying upon the .horse's bit, a ^
piece of tobacco. This . being done, he j
told me I could proceed upon my journey ;
assured me, that the horse would get well (
before I got one mile, and that he *ould j
not be tjoubled again, while the tooacco
remained on the bit. I did as he directed
and to my perfect astonishment, iny horse
became relieved as sopn as he swallowed
the saliva created from the tobacco.
I am^vour's, Mr. Editor,
1. B. S. 1
We think our correspondent must be (
somewhat mistaken, as to the effects of the 1
tobacco. We are of opinion, that the 1
ncn/t nnr?n tilt. IS /I nr<>Vf>ntir*? ^
IWMUW\/ UCVU U|'V4* V?w W..J .W -- v
[)f cholic, in its incipient state; but once
:he cholic has been violent upou the animal (
a c axe confident, that a more active reined)* 1
must be used. In violent stages of cholic, J
ac have seen tobacco tea given with ex- (
cellent effect. (
We have heard of many receipts for tin's (
disease, with which horses are so frequently
plagued; but we venture to assert, that '
none will he found more simple and sure, 1
than the following. J
Take of laudanum 0- or 7 table spoons I
full?of mustard the larger portion of a <
bottle?mix these in a pint of whiskey, or s
water, and give the mixture in a horn or I
bottle to the horse. We have seen this '
Jose applied to horses which were so lar |
^onc with cholic, as to be perfectly cold and i
stiff. In one instance, when the horse 1
could not swallow, the mixture was ad- <
ministered with an injection pipe, and the > i
horse recovered iu an hour afterwards.
Wlien the severe pain has been alleviated,
dose of oil should be given. One pint
rill answer as a do9C.?Editor.
From the Gencsflco Farmer.
ON BUILDING S.MOKE HOUSES.
BY SILAS CORNELL.
A Lover of Good Bacon, in number ten
f the Gencssee Farmer, wishes to know the
iest method of smoking. He has well
uspected that his brick smoke-house is- too
lose, and his experiments in making holes
11 the door were an aim at the right thing,
?ut the ventilation was by no means stificont.
A brick smoke-house is not well
idapted to the purpose; many persons have
jone to an extra expense to erect such a
juildincr, which finally does not answer the
)urposc. Mine is formed with a cellar 2
bet deep, walled with rough stones, and
he earth raised against the outside to the
op of the wall. On this stands a building
i feet square, boarded in the manner of a
)ani?boards set upright, but not closely
ointed or battened. This affords about the
proper ventilation?the meat dries, and
smokes in fine order. The best article for
producing smoke is sound maple wood well
seasoned; with this a slow and constant
lire may be maintained, besides giving the
meat a better flavor than most other wood.
?Sij,a* Cornell.
Weeds.?Weeds exhaust the fertility of
the soil as much as cutivated plants.
ThmiaL ti hr> tno late to destroy the
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seed9 of many which have been permitted
to attain raatur'ty, and the labour of doing
this will be amply rpeaid another season,
in the comparative cleanliness of our gardens
and fields. It is particularly the fault
of the farmers to neglect their gardens
after midsummer, and to sutler tbem to be
overgrown by rank weeds, whose seeds
multiply a hundred fold; A day or two
employed in the early part of the present
month, in collecting them from the garden
and fields, will be profitably spent. They
may be thrown into the cow yard or on a
dung pile, where fermentation will generly
destroy their vitality before the dung is
carried to the field in the spring. They
had better he collected and burnt, than
suffered to spread their seeds over the
farm.?Cultivator,
A Good Wife.?At a celebration of the
anniversary of a British Farming Society,
some years ago, a clergyman, who was
a member, read a very pleasant essay to
prove that the best animal, that could be
brought upon the farm, was?a good wife.
From the Tcmp3ranco Star.
I know a man not forty miles front Richmond,
that was named as an example for
the young men of his neighbourhood to
follow. At length his parents died, and
he became a moderate drinker. I was
with him frequently, and thought him a
steady young man. Wheu he was about
(Kmo vp.in of' nrro. he married a
l?L'lll^-UH j ? - p-, _
young lady '>f respectable family, and considerable!
propety; he, from the moderate
use of ardent spirit, became a drunked of
the lower class, spent a large estate, and
rendered his wife and children poor and
miserable. I do not think his credit Would
be good for a pint of rum, and all because
he was a moderate drinker. Let me exhort
ill persons who are moderate drinkers,
whether christians or not, to total abstinence,
for no man ever intended at first to
ne a drunkard. If you think the above
worth a place in the Star, you can insert
it over. II.
What is Temperance?--*4!^ moderate
use of all things," answer most peop'e.
This mistake, however, has ruined thousands.
Temperance is the proper use
of all things. .
A man who is in the habit of getting
Jrunk, had killed his hog and cleaned it,
[)ut when he was doqe he was so drunk
that he could not cary it in his house and
cut it up. When he got a little over his
clrunkness, he found a dog had eat all the
leaf fat from the hog. He swore he would
kill the dog, so he got his gun and waited
for the dog to come; at lentgh he heard a
noise in the brush that was on his greens;
be calied his wife, and swore he was coming?he
fiicd and kiled a very fine calf, the
only one he had. He died in great poverty.
Ibid. II.
"Why a drunkard has neither money,
nor clothes nor even a sArm," said an old
foddler, as he was describing the case of
such as himself. "Why, how is that?"
said one in the company. "The fact is,
ne has but a piece of a skin, for it is always
broken in some part or other,"
Matrimony restores even the Maniac.?
Willis, in his graphic " Pencillings by the
Wnv," vol. 1, p. loG, presents us with the
following incident in the Lunatic Aslyum
nf Palermo which adds another to the
million of evidences that matrimony
A'hile it is the oxistencc of man, is not
-khnnvious to the better nortion ofour race.
* ~~ I
"While the good old Baron, who was at
5nce the generous founder and the gratuitous
superiutendant of the Palermo
\slyum," while he was endeavouring to
iraw her into conversation, *says our traveller,'
the Physician told me some curious
;ircumstances respecting her.
" She was a Greek, and. had been
wrought to Palermo when a girl. Her
mind had been destroyed by illness, and
ifter seven years' madness, during which
time she had refused to raise from her bed
ind had quite lost "the use of her limbs,
she was brought to this establisment by her
friends. Experiments were tried in vain
to induce her to move from her painful
positon.?Ai last the Baron determined
upon addressing what he considered the
master-passion in all female bosoms. He
dressed himself in the gayest manner, and
in one of her gentle moments, entered
!:er roon: with respectful ceremony and
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offered himself to her in marriage ? She
refused him with scorn and with seeming w
emotion, he begged forgiveness and lei* CJ
her.?The next morning on his entrance, pi
she smiled?ihe first time for years, lie J(
continued his attentions for a day or two, t\
and after a little coquetry, she one morn- h.
ing announced to him that she had re-con- "
sideied his proposal, and would be his ^
bride. They raised her from her bed to 'i
prepare for the ceremony, and she was
carried in a chair to the garden, where j J
tho bridal feast was spread; nearly all the c
other patients of the Hospital being pros-1 ]
ent. The gaiety of the scene absorbed i e
the attention of all; the utmost decorum
prevailed, ?nd when the ceremony was
performed the bride was crowned, arid
carried back in state to her apartment.? 1
She recovered gradually the use of her 1
limbs; her henlth is improved, and except- f
ing an occacianal paroxvsm, sucfi as we j
happened to witness, she is quiet and f
. rr.?-_ -.L-- .u~ (
I contented. A lie umer luiiuuics UI luc i
Asylum still call her the bride, and the jT
Baron as her husband, has the greatest [
influence over her. "While the Physician *
was telling me these circumstances, the {
Baron had succeeded in calming her and '
she sat with her arms folded, dignified and ,
silent." <
i
Sir Thomas Picton.?The follow- j
ing anecdote is related of this celebrated j
officer:
During the Peninsdlar war, when pro- ?
visions were rather difficult to be obtained, j
a young and dandified commissary had ,
been instructed to supply the rations for
; the third division at a given place-, by a
certain time; but by some misrriftnagement
this officer forgot to fulfil liis engagement
and the division was in consequence, left
to its own resources, which were bad ea
ronnrt rf his neslcct was
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brought to General Picton, and he forthwith
sent for the commissary. "Well sir,
commenced Picton as he came in
where are the rations for my division?''
This being the very question that the
commissary was not prepared to answer,
he hesitated for a short time, and then
stammered out some well worn excuse.?
Picton was not however, to be cajoled
by excuses, while his men were kept with
empty stomachs; he led the alarmed commissary
to the door, and pointing, said,
"Do you see that tree ?" "Yes, sir," was
the reply. "Well, now," continued Picton,
"if you don't get the ration? for my
division at the place mentioned by 12 ;
I o'clock, to morrow, I will bang you up !
' *l ? TTo veaa thrn relcnS
mere in win |?aoi. ?v ... .
ed; when he proceeded forthwith to the
Lord Wellington, and told him, with an
appearance of injured dignity, of Gen*
Picton's threat; but the commissary was
dreadfully alarmed, when his Lordship
cooly remarked, "Ah he said he'd hang
you-, did lie ?"?"Yes, my Lord." "Well
if General Picton said so, I dare say ho
will keep his word, You'd better get the
rations up in time." Further advice was
unnecesary,?the rations were thereto the
moment.
Mucklejohn, Jr.,
WILL continue to stand the ensuing Spring
and Fall seasons at the stable of the sub.
scriber in Stateburg, where, until further notice,
he may at all times times be found?his owner
L"! Mi: ? ? 1.him hapnnd (hn
future promise. Fully trained tho noxt season,
and on the 2Gth of October, 1831, he won tho
Jockoy Club purse, $80, at Pinevillc South Carolina,
two mile heats?beating Col. Richardson's
b. f. Lapruelle, 4 years old, and, Col. Sinkler's i
c. Van Buren, same ag<?. (Time not stated? '
said to bo very quick.) After this race he was
exercised with an unmanageable filly, who, in
defiance of tho efforts of her rider, constantly
took the lead, by which moans he soon became f
accustomed to look for a leader, and to stop when ]
he saw nothing in advance of him?and on the '
21 of December, 1831, on the Statcburg Course 1
4 mile heats, purse $300, ran into the crowd
near the Judge's stand, at the close of the Uupl
mile, while far in advance of Col Sinkler's br.
c, Van Buren, Col. Myer's s. m. Lady Deerpond,
and Mr. R. Adam's gf. c. Coffee; and
though ho again got on tho tradfc and won the
heat, he was ruled out by the Judge*?and on
the next day, 22d, three mile heats, purse $200,
was again ruled out, from crossing a comer of
the track, while more than 200 yards in advance
of Mr. Adam'ss. c. Sally Bailey, by Murat, and
one other not now recollected.
*~l ?1 " _ jl
ueing uuvwitujg iu umv ...... ...v
reach and freo access, at all times, of jus own
stock.
The terms for the Spring season aro $30 payablo
1 st October, or 25 dollars cash, sent with
tho mare, and one dollar to the groom in all cases.
Fall season to commence 1st August, and end
30th November, at $30, payablo 1st of December,
or $25 cash, &c. as above. In all cases, either
tho money or a note will be expected when the
maro is sent.
Any one individual putting and paying for four
mares, will bo $ntitIod to the season of a fifth
gratis.
Marcs sent from a distance will bo well fed and
attended to at thirty-one and a fourth cents per
day, and servants boarded gratis. Every precaution
used to prevont accidents or escapes; but no
liability. Good rye and other pasture provided
for those who wish green food.
PEDIGREE.
His dam was by Hugh Wiley's Marske, the
best son of imported Diomcd, out of a Medley ]
marc; grand dam by John Gregg's importea
Highflyer, son of the jjreat English Highflyer;
n.vnr kr>*tr>n and nevpr naid forfeitr
n iiv/ n ao iiuivi {? ?-Imported
Highflyer was bred by the Duke of St.
Albans?dam by Syphon, out of young Cade's
sister?sire of Lee lioo, and other good runners.
(See Tattersall'g certificate, &c. Turf Register,
vol. 1, page 576?vol. 2, page 375?vol. 4, page
44. See also English Stud Book, vol. 1, pages
155, 211 462.) His great grand dam was by
Mark /Intony, dam by Brjndon, ho by Aristot
tie, dam by imported Janus. (See Turf Regis- 1
ter, vol. 5, page 442.) His g. g, grand dam by i
Symes'Wildair; g. g. g. grand dam by iinpor- 1
ted Fear-naught.
He was sired by Mucklejohn, Sen., now in <
Kentucky, who was by Sir Archy, out of Bclo- ;
na, she by Bell Air, he by imported Medley,
(See Turf Register, vol 3, No. 6, February, 1832. I
See also Bell Air, best son of imported Medley, 1
vol. 6, page 125.] The pedigree of Sir Archy, !
who was by Diomcd, out of imported Castiahra,
his reputation and that offeis stock, and all the <
various branches of the families connected with
Mucklejohn, Jr., are so well known to breeders
of Blood Horses, that wo deem it unnecessary
to pursue the subject further, and shall procoed i
to give his
PERFORMANCES.
Mucklejohn, Jr. was partially trained in the
fall of 1830, then 3 years old; but only suffered
to run sufficient to test his speed and to try his
On the 23d, two mile heat?, parte $111,
at run with*blind bridle, and won with groat f
ise, hand in hand. (These races never before
lblished)
On the 12th of January, 1832, he won the ,
>ckcy Club purto, $215, *t Columbia, S. C.t
vomilo heats, beatiugCoL R. Adam's Tapsa.i,
by CrusadeqgjCol. Wm: R Johnson's Anctle,
by Sir Charles, Mr. Rive's Sourcrout, by
lob Roy, and Mr. Woodwajf# Water Witch
y do. Time 3 min. 56 sec.?4 min. 4 sec.?
'urf Register, voL 3, page 316.)
On the 26th January; same year, nlrwKPllie
ockey Club purse. $400, at Camden, four mile
ieats, over an exceeding rouh and bard frozen
ourse?beating Mr, Smith's Vary Frances, by
director,*5 years old, and Dr. Ellerbce's JcanIte,
by Eclipse, dam by Cock of the Rock, fire
cars old. Time 8 min. 20 sec.?8 min. 2 . sec.
7'urf Register, vol. 3. page 368.)
He was taken to Charleston, with his feet still
ore from his Camden race, and on the 22d of
February. 1832, on the Washington Course, 4
nile heats, carrying 1021b., parse $1000, bolted
>n the last stretch of the fourth round of the fiwt
ieat, just passed in odvanoe of Col. Win. R.
fohnson's Trifle, by Sir Charles, cerxying"N
371b., and Mr. Thurston's Red Gauntlet, by v
TO n. ^
MiinLer, [ow uuw u? mw name, i art KegMwr*
:ol. 3, page 566,J And on the next day, 23d,
>n the samqg^fcirsc, he won a sweep-stake, 2
nilo heats, beating Mr. Brown's PeUunn, by Ko;iusko,
and distancing Mr. Allen's Helen McGregor
by Rolianco. Time 3 min. 54 aec,?4
nin. 6 sec?[Vol. 3. page 366.]
. On the 3d of Jannary. 1833, he won Ike Jockiy
Club puree, $300, on the Stateburg Coarse
1 mile hears?beating Mr. J. K. Bulloch's h. rn.
Slasey, by Mucklejohn, and Col. J, J. Moon's
i*c. Uncas, by Sir Archy, Jr. Times 7 sun.
52 sec.?7 min. 54. sec. (JNever before publish
cd?)
On tlie 29th of January, same year he won the .
Jockey Club puree, $558, at Colombia, S, Cn 4
mile heats, beating Col. Wm, R. Johnson's ch.
h. Collier, by Sir Charles, dam by Whip. Time
S min 10 sec.?8 min 16 sec. (Torf Register,
vol,.4, p 421,) And on the same course, Jan.
31st he won the Handicap puree, $335, threo
mile heats, carrying 1121hs., and beating Col.
Wm, R. Johnson's Betsey Mare, by Contention
carrying DOlbs- Time 6 min. 5 sec.?6 min. 1
sec. Very heavy sand turfy. (Torf Register,
vol. 4 page 421..
On the 27th February following, he won ike
sweepstakes on tlie WashingtonCeoreeChafleslen
2 mile heats, beating Dr. Boyd's gr. h. Specula
tor, 6 years old. Time 4 min. 1 sec.?1 rain. 9
sec. (Turf Register, vol. 4. page 424.)
He was then taken to Virginia bv Mr |hr<
rison, wliere, on the Jerusalem Course, he won
tho Jockey Club purse, $500 4 mile heats, ;
beating R. N. Nicholson's b. h. Red Rortfr, by
Carolinian. Timo 7 rain. 36 sec. Pronounced
the quickest race ever run over the Jerusalem
track. (Turf Register, vol. 4, page 539.)
At Cainpfield, Virginia, walked over the bourse
for the Jockey Club purse, $600. (Tarf Regis,
ter, vol. 5. page 123.) v .. - *
On the 24 th of May following, at Norfolk,
over a heavy course, made still heavier by execs,
sive rain,* and being but of order, he was
by 7/ector Davis's Dolly Dixon, 4 mile heats, running
4 hcatsun the following order : Dolly Dix.
on. . . -3 2 0 0
Mucklejohn, _ 2 3 28
O. P. JUarc's Prince George, Hy <*Contention,
/ 1 3; S dis
Timo 8 mia. 33 sec.?8rain.?41 sec.?Drain.
(Turf Register, vol. 4, page 544.) a
At Newmarket Virginia,.on tho 11th of Octoberl83l,
lie won the Jockey Club purse, $600,
4 mile heats, 11 horses entered, running 4 beats .
16 miles in the followL*; order: _
Mnekloiohn. ' 9 5
West's Lady Sumner, by Shaw- . i
nee, 2 13 2
//arrison's Tuberose, by Arab, 12 4 3
Mare's JWohawk, by Shawnee, 6 4 2*
Wyn'i Mary Randolph by Go- . . \
hanna, - 3 3 5*
Taylor's Afultiflora, by Roller, 4 drawn
Win. R. Johnson's Calculation, x
by Contention, 5 dist. .
Goode'8 Row Galley, by Afab. 7 drawn
Morris's Merab, by do 8 dist. -? *
Hector David's Dolly Dixon/by
Sir Charles, dist.
J. T. Bolt's Douglass, by Co- v?
hannaL dist.
. *Kuled oat.
Time 8 rain. ? sec?8 min. 8 gee-?S min. 14
sec?8 min 48 sec. (Turf Register, vol. 5, page
200. *
Having one of his legs much injured in the
above race, and living out of order, he was again
beaten on the Norfolk course, 1st November,
1833,4 mile heats, by Wm. Wyn's Anvil, 4 years
old, by Monsieur Tonson, in the following order:
Anvil, * 11
"uckl ejohn, ,42
T. T. llott's Arianda. 3
J. J. Harriron's Festival, 2 dist.
Time 7 min. 47 sec?8 min. 4 sec." (Tuf Be- *
gister, vol 5, page 313)
He was then returned to South Carolina, in
bad order, lame and much injured by the journey
or otherwise: and on the 14th of January, 1834,
being still out of order, and carrying 120 lbs, he
was beaten at Columbia 4 mile heats,by Col Paul
Fitzaimmons* Betsey Hare, by Contention, car.
rying 1091bs. Time 8 min 20 sec?o min. 1$
see. Track 1 mile 10 feet. Soil unelastio, heavy
sand, unfavorable to quick time. (Turf Register,
vol. ?, p 388.) And on the 17th, on the
same course, he won the Handicap purse, $295,
carrying lOQlbs, against Col Wm. 11. Jtfaylor*?ch . <
c Blackstock. by Congarce carrying a feather
Won easy, time not stated. (Turf Register
vol. 5, page 388.)
Un the 27 February following, over the Washington
Course at Charleston, he won tire sweepstakes,
2 mile heats, beating Col Spasm's Mary
Jane, by Bolivar, and Mr. Wo. G. liaun's Gov
ti. :i. i?- a ?.t___ we? Qk
CrilUr HiUUUiUUf I#J wu anuip A imv v iu?u? vv
sec?3 min 58 sec. (Turf Register, vol. 5, page
On tho 20th of March, 1834, he won the Jockey
Club purse, $??, Ira the Lafayette Coarse,
Augusta, Georgia, 3 mile heats, beating Nancy
Rack, by Comet, Limber, by Murat, and Gallatin,
by Gallatin. Course 114 feet over a mile ?
time 6 rain. 5$ sec?6 min 7 sec, (1W Regis,
ter, vol 5, page 638.) .>
On the 15th of April following, he won the
Jockey Club parse, ? ' , at Macon, Georgi 3
mile heats, beating James J. garrison's Jano
Betrand, by Bert rand; said t? he Tery quick time.
No account of the Macon races, after the two
first daya' running, having been turmebed lor 9
publication, this race will not bo found in the
Turf Register., . ,V-A *
His last race was on the Washington Course,
Charleston, S. C. February 13, 183a, three mile
heats, carrying 1261bs, and opposed to Rattlesnake
lOUlbs, Her (.'line liSlbc, Fanny Richards
991bs, Alborack?109lbs, and Eutaw fMlbs-wheee
his left fore leg, which had been seriously injured
in Virginia* (and from which he had never fully
recovered,) gave way and let down in the back
sinew?when he was withdrawn from the Torf..
. * CYRUS MORSE i
Stateburg, Feb. 26 20 tf
UJ The Columbia Telescope, Pendleton .Messenger,
and Salisbury Western Carolinian, will
please insert the above advertisement through
the season, and forward their hills to the subscriberfor
payment.
BOOK BINDINO.
THE subscribers have established themselves
in the above line of business in Cheraw
and offer their services to its citizens.
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Cheraw, S. C., Jan. 26.
Compound Chlorine Tooth Wash,
FOR preserving tho Teeth and Gums, and
cleansing the mouth, for salo by \
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March 23,1836. j
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