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i f. " ."1 rV '' '"' ""'" ..J.W ' ? ILL"; OF:if;HE.'!;TIi;MiPi;llIEi REFORM. ":C"'r. ,6 i. . ETERNAL, HOSTILITY 'XOvTOELIQUOR-TRAFFICS' ' ; , 1,: it ; . I I I I) N 11 II f l EI II f I ill fl.il I i i n i . Jt ... Fit El U I 1 ' it II ,1 ,". J ' 1 V X I fit ,H i' J . . t . yam, XDITOB. . fryTOLUM'g; ; Artifice ia language, '.; " How men do tax their ingenuity to invent snares for the innocent; they Tie well with "Old Nick" himself in this diabolical business. Yet, as they have before them' the; benefit! of his example upon which to operate, they cannot,, with justice, be .entitled his rival competitors. We have reason to believe that he evei), after having gain ed entrance into ' the holy garden,. would have been foiled of his damning .. , . . purpose, but for stratagem ; not until he stole upon the attention ol.Eve, with bewitching airs, bland words, se-, ductive encomiums upon the "fruit of that forbiden tree,!' and deluded her , vision with the applet gilded in hea ven's own lustre, did she take. . Thus we find all 'his imitators among men, resorting to a ; similar and not less fatal expedient. Among the most nu merous class, is found the artful and i honey-tongued libertine. '.It is his '' chief delight to fascinate the ear of "Jul' Victim with touching tones, glow- lascivious pictures of an evil imagina tion. A perverted dialect flows, silver-fledged from his lips'. , At length " his soft advances prevail, and his prey, t like a fallen angel, lies prostrate at .hiafeet ; and then the 'mad devil of his cruel heart, lifting his craven bead 'supreme, exults over the splendor of the ruins he has wrought. , , His, were xa lad work indeed. And yet extreme ly, akin to him is the corrupt author. He imprints upon the living tablet the pictured reveries of a lewd imagina , tion, and,' in' the loom of his fancy, weaves a gilded snare to catch immor tal souls.' The venom of his influence is not checked when he is dead, but works as busily after; the poisoned arrows of bis genius are buried deep in the , hearts of succeeding genera tions ; the offsprings of his misused mind are burning cankers in the bo soms of his fellow-men. His, were a wretched work. But of all the new fangled, hell-born lingual artifices that have ever been invented by the devil's vicegerents, to ensnare the feet of in nocent men, we must award the high est premium to the christeners of our wines, so much in vogue of late. Not content to let the infernal ttuf do its own lad work, not satisfied to see the tones of its victims scattered mountain-high from one side of this world to the otheri in the unequal contest, theychoose to invest it with a little more power, by appending to it sweet, musical, and bewitching names, in or der that it may find a little easier ao: cess to the lips of the unsophisticated and pure. "This is (he unkindest cut of all. " b. v (;''' m : NO- S3' " ' " , . For th Ohio Orgna, ' ' ' ' " Clermont County. ; , Batavia, Aug. 15th, 1653. ' Ma. Editob : In the month of Ju. ly last, at a special session of th'e Court of Common Pleas for our (Cler mont) county, Wm. Harris was tried, convicted' and sentenced to three years imprisonment in the Penitentiary, for stealing, from the steamboat landing, at New Richmond, four or five hun dred pounds of old copper pipe. This pipe was the worn out worm from the distillery of 'David Gibson, of the former place: Mr. Gibson, in his tes timony on the trial of Harris; stated' that the worn' had been in use' six J ears, and that during that time he ad , manufactured one hundred bar rels of whisky per' day. Now, no reasonable ' pel-son will doubt, fof a moment, that if Harris committed the it rt 1 ' .1 J . il 1 men, ne juswy aeserves me punisn ment he is now suffering. ' But these circumstances suggest some interest ing reflections. v r ". Punishments are instituted for the peace, security and protection ( of the citizens, and when an individnal acts so as to injure or abridge any of these . r,..w, ..V J . - . . , ..... f .... above stated, and then consider, the following facts and inquiries:. , 'Ac4 cording to Mr. Gibson's own state ment, he manufactured, during the six years the worm was in use, 180,000 barrels of whisky,, allowing 300 work ing days to the year. This, multiplied by 40, (the number of gallons in each barrel,) gives 7,200,000 gallons!- Supposing that every man, woman and child in the State had drunk an equal share "of this, and each one would thave an allowance of nearly four gal lons ! j And this from a single distil lery! ' r ; v , ; : , 1 Now, ! if . William Harris, by the simple act of stealing this old worn out worm of the still, infringed upon the rights of our citizens to an extent sufficient to warrant his incarceration in the State's Prison for a period of three years, what shall be done with the man who used that worm six years, and manufactured one hundred bar rels of whisky every day during that time ? Who, by his acts, has injured society endangered the peace and quiet of the citizens to the greatest extent William Harris or David Gib son? Let jax payers answer; or, rather, let those answer who tave seen their sons, their brothers, their hushands, or their fathers, go down to untimely graves, from the bite of that venemous worm of the still. Clermont. Some eentlemen fighine at Long Island, lately caught over one hundred blue fish In a few houw, the smallest weighing not less than three lbs., and others from four to five. On th same day several other sportsmen caught from fifty to lixty each-"an exploit," saya the N. N. Times, "worth boasting of, and which Izaak Wal ton would not deem unworthy of his fame." The New Orleana papers say th the tobacco crop looka badly. ir TVMtVw TT. of n 1 '. !'. ' j Whisky has been ' found to be a jioison virulent enough to do good; on the ' principle of, eimilia siiiulibus eu rantur. ; ,' v,; . -I " ' ! '' I A' gentleman of" Georgia -! writes that one of his negro boys was badly bitten by that most poisonous ;reptile, the copper-bead moccasin snake. Said he, ,"I immediately made hjm drunk with raw whisky, and soaked the wound with iartshorn. He has suffered no '. inconvenience except a bad sore upon his, leg. It ought to be," generally ' known that no ' animal poison can stand whisky in a fair fight.. ' . ; AifUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN. LIVES lOST. ; Thirty or Forty . Seriously Injured. .' Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the sensibilitiea of our retdera, by the re cital of another terrible calamity from a collision of Railway trains. , ;. , .,. At 8 o'clock, yesterday mornin?, a colli- . oCiiireJ tu UiO I Jtiviiituiie anti Vr'ue cewter Railroad, which caused the death of folrteen persons, and seriously injured about forty more. The collision occurred between the regular up train and the x cursion train from Wceting's. " The latter was out of time, and mot the up train at Valley Falls., : , v : ' The collision occurred at a sharp curve bevond Central Falls: the down train was behind time, and proceeded at the rate of 40 miles' an hour to reach the switch, from which there is a double track to Providence. In one minute the train would have reached the switch.' The up train waited the usual time at Pawtucket, and then, having the riglit to the road, proceeded at a slow rate round the curve. The spectacle presented was most horri ble. The wreck of engines, both of which were totally demolished, and the killed and the wounded all lay together in one un sightly mass. . The cars of the down train suffered most. , Several were broken in pieces, and two of them were run together as ycu would close a spy-glass. The up train received lut little damage, and, for tunately, no persons in it were killed or seriously injured. The excursion train consisted of six long nassencer cars, densely crowded; and the cries of those who were within, and who were rot instantly killed, were heart-rending. As they were taken out, some with broken arms and some with limbs and bodies otherwise mangled, the painfulness of the scene presented cannot be described. Thtre was soon a large number of per sons on the ground, doing all they could to alleviate the sufferings of the wounded, and to see the remains of those who were dead properly cared for. The Boston train com ing in stopped nearly an hour to render assistance. For a time, an intense excite ment prevailed, and imprecations were hurled at the heads of railroad companies, directors, conductors, engineers, and all who are In any way connected with rail roads. , ' i ' . The first passenger car, which was next to the engine, contained about sixty pas sengers, nearly all from "ffhiiinaville, and many of whom were either killed or wounded. , . : , ; ;;, :' The third car, on the downward train, was driven over and into the one preceding it aome twenty feet, crushing everything human within. The killed and wounded had to be dragged from beneath. The dead bodies were all placed in neat coffins, and at many as were known, sent to their various homes for interment. With tlie exception of two er three.' the killed were all factory operative. The peater number of the wounded, it ia thought, will recover, though some of them will lose; an arm, or a leg, or be otherwise crippled. ( 4 Thousands ot persons visited the place during the day, to tee the bodies and the ruins of the cars.; v;-'. ! y The accident .occurred near a, , curve, where the .embankment was . thirty feet high. Down this embankment an old man and his grandson were precipitated,' but both miraculously escaped iojury. ; t. 'A A Mr. Gouldthwait wat taken to the' ' dwelling over the Railroad station at Cen tral Falls, where he was cared for, but it is doubtful if he can long survive. Mr. Butnam, conductor ; of the down ward train, was in the rear car, and escaped ' unharmed. V . The engineer escaped by jumping ' off, but the fireman, as already stated, was killed. - s ' . ! Very few on the upward train sustained material injury. . ' f Mr. Hoppin, a cigar-maker, crawled out from beneath the Worcester train, bufclittle injured. Two men were killed by hig side. Mr. Clark, manager of the coal-mine at Valley Falls, who was on the fearae seat with Mr. renny, escaped uninjured. Mrs. Caro line R. E. Dike, who wag taken to the house of Mr. George Jenks, died in abont two hours,. in great agony. . , The dead and dying were principally conveyed to Valley Falls, and the -wounded to Pawtueket. The body of Mr. ; Penny was taken to. the house of Rev. Mr. Taft, at rawtwset. , v , , . fnip in. . 1 ;&$. ytneient Citler; - ' ; Ninevah this fifteen miles by nine, and forty round, with walls 100 feet itigh, and thick enough for three chariots abreast. ; Babylon was sixty miles within the Walls,, which were seventy-five feet thick and three hundred feet high with one hundred brazen gates. The temple of Diana was four hun dred fctt high, and was two hundred years in building. The largest of the pyramids is four hundred and eighty feet' high and six hundred and sixty-tiree feet on one side; its base covers eleven acres. The stones are ' about thirty feet in lenght, and three layers' are two hundred and eight. ' Three hundred and sixty thousand men were employed in, its erection. The labyrinth of Egypt con tains three thousand chambers and twelve; halls. . Thebes, in Egypt, presents ruinsi twenty-seven miles round. It had one hun: dred gates. Carthage was twenty-five miles, round, to was Athens. Boston Transeript. Shipwreck,.'- '' A letter from Key West, states that since Jan 1, a larger amount of property hat been wrecked in this district than in any previous -year. The number of total wrecks, vessels ' ashore and saved,, and arrivals in distress " up to the last reported to-day, is 41, The value of their profit exceeds $1,500,000, , more than one half of which sailed tfpxa or , were bound to New Orleans. The salvaere paid by the Admiralty Court to the wreckers of Key West ia the meantime, for aervicet rendered in saving from total loss this im- ' mense amount of property, does not amount to 10 per cent But in addition to the sal vage, is the expense on the vessels and car goes, including wharfage, storage, commis sion, repairs, tfcc, which exceeds the sal vage somewhat. New York Timet. An earthquake occurred at Cramana, on ! the 15th July, pverthrowing many build- i inge.and burying 309 persons in the ruins, i Sinoe the attempt to assassinate the Em peror at the Theatre Comiqne, neither Em- 3 peror nor Empress have gone to the public Of theatre, hut have arranged a series of pri- U7 vate theatricals, to take place at the differ ent palaces, beginning at St. Cloud. , During the week ending Friday, July 15th, there were 86 deaths of yellow fever in the Charit Hospital, New Orleans.