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BRATMEBORO, Vt. FEBRUARY 17, 1837. NO. 24. ,T PIIflGIVIX, .. , il.ll' iWil-lin. nearly oppo.lte Clie'. tk tttle Pl"nw Two Dollar,, a year. ..i-liorcceieineir - -- ' f-p io paper uu l7vcCDtat Ue "Pt'on ni me iiimirmi. I'lnltLf JO PRINTING neatly execi.t- . .i mntirraic icruii-. , rt - dir die I'lurnix. . i Kllir- irin ilied Julv JO, 1830, iiRTd w. i... .rhen drawing to a close, w) , i I . ....... t . ..i... onl4 IIPI1" lis uui rj i 1U . , ... .i. t.Mnn i vinsr rose. from me ' , - .... .lrcur tionr trie lOtllU. mas, i" - . reliarras her virtues shone, lffCcirr piaises, as pcrlume, .ediiDbifore Jlic throne. . -H..1 m viel J hermortiil life, ..: m the final strife; . ( i i ... rnciimAil lif r breath. jwyiui vy .Lims wont her friends to greet, PTC SUV " " i- - i : n mint ..Mmnm Willi inCIll Will UlVVt. osiiaic - - Imr mnrtnl frame. J 1" . an!l a.i.I htm t..ic nn rnnrp 111 suuu "n-i" snrtM puu ui n-r cit ea - " - j aImdy saint! thy bliss is sure! beauty, uncreated, jmrc; fit T01CC Snail aUUIJU tmutanun testa allowed from Leaven to speaV, ler laocuasu thus to friends would be: I . I I ...... C..!. PAftl nilihn nr.M.nre to follow inc.' T 1 0'lT V1 n I T.I JT. .1.' t .......LAnhnl I -1. 1 . 1 . . r 1 1 r cwaric iiuveniser. lmvos-iuc louuwinu a . 1 e t. 1 tii r. iDCirtai.01 uicnnru mine, jot -sl-uju .x. .1 rn 1 M ! -.1 1 .1 IU WIC VUIMSU Ul iUU II I ill II1U I MUM I.IVTII Ill 1 !! I' UlJlUitU tttllLU UUtU IIISIIIIL'U us nun laiT. nnnrnnnnniP' infiiiniiriiinn i nnri 1 LlU'tn In nrm Mint ftiu hml Avir)nvirii httMe in? her Iins mnil ! lint hi Kitf. I it l fiiir iiiiQiiMriil l" nSL'tirl Ititt rnnn, Ifortb ul. ii 11. 1 111 1 iin 111 1 11 1 1 nrm iin m ii-nri' eneS't un nncciu m.tr ii.it nr i oopingeycstnd then in a low voice ahe p.. ....j ..11 .1 . 3f ri'll. "Ill I a 1 11 llui Ll.il.i'a nriL.tii . 1 w ll( ntttt a iiuit III ? II ... 1 1 jersey, "Ana were you not in tin . " 1 ID, ItllLll & null IU oi:v there after ranvirllnn nf nn !nfi.mrnii wiihan inCunoiis oflunwi?"" The 'Court "pvueu 10 unswer t mt nuestion. S he: UKCn nsiTl- . lit 1 , . 1 --w, us ,, m Miininiin riii nir piiirirv nnii 3 - - I vrtiiiuiivw u vvtiiitu' f IH..H... I ( . 1 1 1-11 11 r . . Dim In f . , 1 ' wwuuu iiiiiii Kiniirtt tirienri' nnn -a ivi mm unu HIT VOICO Ul ttlC SnillC 1 h. 11 you can tiint an una a nn.n.n .1. .... mi . - ' " III... A IILIIj 11U? U SUU ".w.u. M I.1F I UUIIIIWII HUIII "oisn ai' nf r,.,..i.:.i .1 ; j V.i ,1 .1 . j wi wiiiiuumi uuvuiinii unu iinei l iiufc mu riMIILSHL'll UI1I1I From 1 ho N. V. Olwwvrr. j Dr. Humphrey'! Tour. - IRELAND. Poor, starving, mfeeovernri, 'mcteil oili ! nil trodden down Irclundl' Wfmt shall a strnnger, from the other sido of the ocean. just touching upon thy borders, nnd glanc ing at. thy beggary, nnd lending his ear onlv for a lew days to thy complaintsr-what shrill e say How Irttlo can lie know Irom per sonal observation of the extent of thy pover ty, op the depth of thy wretchedness, or of le causes or thy manifold sufferings? And ct, he can see and hear more than enough in a single week, to make; his heart nclie, nay bltcd, from hour to hour, and if he is nn American, to call forth maitv thankstrivincs to Hint, 'who tnakelh his own beloved coun try to differ so cs3entiallv, fioin this teem- inir. but, famtshed almost out-cast island of the sea. I need not snv. tlmt the IiislorVof Ireland, for six e'entvi riW. Ts -a Tilstorv of vronrjfs nnd sufferings and crimes a mournful record, on nearly every page, of idleness nnd starva tion of lirnornnco and superstition ol op pression, rebellion nnd slaughter. Its pres- ut condilioiCccrtninly, is not so deplorable. as if was two centuries, or iiven half a cen tury ago. 13etwecn 1724 nnd 17, there were eleven years ol Iniiiine in Ireland: ami not one year, of what wo should call plenty, throughout the whole island, But IthouRh the people are now, perhaps, better fed, better clothed, better sheltered and bet ter governed than they have been at almost riv former period, the state or the country. especially as 11 regaras snosisience, menuici ty und want of employment, is deptoru'ble. I he rollowiug statements, extracted Irom the report of the Commissioners, who were sometime since appointed by the king, (0 en quire into the condition of the poorer class- es in Ireland, nnd which was made to .i'ar- inment at the last session, nru truly appal-ng.' 'That n gtcnt proportion of the laboring population, are insumcicniiy provided wttn the common necessaries of life. That no ess than 2.385.000 persons of that class, ore in distress, nnd require relief thirl weeks in a year, owing to want of work. That the .. Ii -1 M.i r 1.1: I wives mill ciiuurcii 01 many, urc uuuyvu it:- uctantly; arid with slianie, to bee nnu mdndienrtcy is likewise the soul resource of the aged nnd impotent of the poorer classes. in general, whereby, encouragement is giv en to imposiure, idleness nnd crime.' 1 have already, m n former letter, glanced at the filth nnd wretchedness and swarming bcrjunrv of two or three considerable towns. through which I passed, tfnd although L did hot co into the poorer districts ol the south and west, at all, I saw enough every where, to convince me. that the above picture, pre sented by the Commissioners to the British t 1 . 1 i? :.. Legislature, is 1101 0Tcrurawn .even hi Dublin, where provision is made for the poor, at what we should consiucr most enor mous expense, and they arefoibidden by the city authorities to beg in the streets, you can scarce Walk tilty yards, without ueing assailed by some miserable object, in human ft j i, . r . ii it - ' ft ""'ll, ' & tty M ,,,, lrtc!i of a tnnu'.sin.,,, 1. rrti n " " 1(3 ,U,, 1UIV 4''Vef talk to mo nonin nlinnt snniv Tmn . . . , o . Know nothinK about them: 1 1. 11 vnti MK..I.1 ' ... . Juo' 1'ivii ui me enow uero 1 nnn . 1 . . 1 . t J hen r "uiii-u ni 11. Aosoiuieiy, .,, -"..iiiy Ht'Ill on .Alnnnntr mnrntnit In Klhrt." . J O, .1 "UO UUII"UU IU IUIIIII Olll -.vuiiu Kinri t.'liirlm.. . II. .1 , nnro u rt . - - t - 1 . v.. uiiiiii-ii - ni iiniiFan i.i,. t I ... 1 I v. buuidu liu iTua uu- lOlltOSI in n.,. l!L. I . II J -... .,i,ul vvuo ngni, ne scramoiea e ns littl L In . I ..W ..W . .lie LUIirSb O llA I nil milli I II.' ar..r . racn.nnd liorses, wo got a lit t ' ,u l".ul was possible to get 0?ix. As ihi. ...i.:.i. i. :r" eu by into sunshine, will .. D . t . . : VJ v hiuiiuiuui n L : 1 VJ I.II.I.JDIIIL Ll'IIUl HO - vinq un lis u ,.. 1 l Y.- i -i eptiif m ."7.'nofe dependent and orna- .... ma iiannior iiniirn. nnnnin iw to Ions: oak. When rbolt wiamjtv: n-lnH:nrt u ir ,. 11 1110 hnin.Ai t..nj..i At h eCvVP'OK ''end, nnd binding up 0kl" h" Woiktogto Irving. ' PrenM",0.0" noax bas beea translated illy lalcn'fn . nLand Gmwn, and is. gen- wuin,on me continent ployed, even maiming, to move their compassion and nnd which are practiced Upon the community, in u single day. could be detected and hronghl together, L have no doubt they would over whelm any city in Ireland wiih astonish merit and dismay. But while it is scarcely possible too strong ly to reprobate Jim idleness and cruelty of those healthy nnd muscular harpies, that prey , upon every part of the island, when they might gain nn industrious livelihood, the fact eannot be concealed, that in (he pres ent state of Ireland, (nnd I . presumo it has always been so,) thousands nnd thousands who nrc able to woik, nnd would rather 'dig than beg,' can find nothing to do, It 13 af fecting to see this class of the Irish peasant ry wandering up nnd down the country and asking in vain for employment. This is uwnm il is oi the. cast-., even. lis, every hanil United States grapple with poverty like this To live on potatoes nil the yt-nr round, ani up to absolute lorturo demvo tho benevolent If all tho nrtslnot half cnouah of lllese? To cet ... ... i' . .1. .... - ..." nd. half a . . 1 . , . wnoic fpeck, or perhaps none nt all for a day's begging I But 'who mnketh ustodif- ler irom others V Why are not our neces sities as gnawing artd ravenous as their's7 Who gave us this good and fruitful land, and all the blessed institutions Under which wo lire, and to which 'we are indebted for the Superiority of our physical condition ns well ns our own moral and religious privi leges? Alas, forourttnthnnklulncss.nnd our nicked murmurings, under tbci nllotmenis of the most beneficient Providence, that ev er smiled upon any people 1 Alas, nlas, that in the midst of "plenty and prosperity, we have 'forgotten the Ood that made .us, nnd lightly esteemed tho ror.k of our salvation.' ... ... , summer, when with employed, nnd for "the highest wai.es. when 1 went Irom Dublin to Bcllast.tlie wheat harvest was just begun. Though wo took tho stage-coach at an ear ly hour, we had scarcely got beyond the limits of the city, when we begun to see reapers standing wiih sickles upon their shoulders, near their humble dwellings, or walking along the road, ns 11 they Knew Weif. Aofi (Ho late Patent, Ojice. "We Hfrt Dlnfl In linrn ir'tniuiM nf-Mr'-iliKin i .1 .UU WTVII.Hl. IUI which we are indebted to the Uon, JaM Parker, tiat the destruc tion of this great national repository, mnv be in n good degree repaired. Tho number of patents granted is about 10,000, nnd the Commissioner believes that most of these may be obtained and recorded again, Thi wnoie number 01 models burnt was 7,000. not where they Were troinjr. As We advonc- !"id 3,000 of the most important of Ihrm it ed, thy number increased, llereyou might believed may be replaced. The import- see n strom; able bodied map, standing alone in u kind of desponding reverie; and there a group of five or ten, all with their sickles ready, leaning against the wall, lyinr upon the ground, or sauntering nlong, evidently without any certain aim or object; and in another place you might observe several of these reapers, looking over wishfully into a fine wheat field, or sitting upon the fence, and waitinir to be employed. Towards noon, they begnn to disappear, to spend the rest of the day 111 idleness, I presume, but in hopes for better success on the morrow. 1 cannot tell how many of these healthy and willing laborers we iKissed in four or live hours, for I did not begin to count them in season; but there must have been from 150 to 200, who, had any one asked them, 'Why stand ye here nil the day idle?' might have an swered with n si"h", ' Becausu no man hath hired us.' I'ow if such is the difficulty of getting work' 111 that part ol Ireland, what must it be, from Cork to Limerick, and from Limerick toSligo? It is well known, thai just before, harvest, great multitudes of the poor Irish peasantry, chiefly from the south, cross the channel ev ery year, and spread themselves- over Eng land and parts ol bcotland, in quest ol worU, mice of these models, both for the protection of the rights of patentees, and ns the most intelligible record Of the history of inven tion, to enable the proper officers to judge of the originality of new invention, is dis tinctly spoken of by the Committee. l here were also destroyed 108 large folio volumes of records; '20 large poit folios, containing 9,000 drawings, many beautiful ly executed ond very valuable; 10,000 on others who have left this vicinity for unnt of -...I .l . ...1. t. ...., 1 . ... im aim. u, mm uiucia ivuu such (Villi one CIIIW like a cat, bad I time. 1 he 1 homsoninn .practice commenced its career in this part oCthd State at a time when the Canker Hash and Menslts threatened to lestroy nil the youth nnd infunts in this sec tion of the country. The Rash and Measles commenced their ravages in Winhall. and 18 nnd f.illen victims when I was called on to stay its ravages even after patients were surrendered to the grim monster by their attendant-physician. 1 stayed its prdgress to n charm. Thoinsoninn fame begnn lospread. m wesioniu patients were lost Irom Janua ry to June. Here lived the celebrated Drs Gray and Barton, whoso mighty geniuses vanished before the light of truth. In this and other towns have 1 practiced on hun dreds inpatients inennkerash, measles, and Mirio;her diseases, without losing n pa tient where I had the. whole' clwrge; but it ha? been 'very common fortho ealomelizing Doctor's to lose many of their patients, on an uierngc.from one to four in n family and in . 1 , f . . . one instance a wnoie inmiiyot children, lour in number, laid dead at one time. Had this been tho case in my practice I should have been styled i murderer nnd justly too. When the Doctorsarc h'ird nushed bv the "Stenmeis" they will come out with a piece headed, "a teaming against Quackery!1 sta- ting that a young Lady or somebody else unu uieu, in .Michigan or some other place, under the operation of Lobelia, drawing n huge picture 10 frighten the weak and cred ulous with, nbout the deadly narcotic effects of this plant, as if it were ns poison to the people as their falsehoods are to virtue. Thescientifics, fbrtlirceorfouryears, have been trying to get n Inw passed giving them the privilege of having all the dead bodies tlicy could Hud or foreigners and others so were also 230 volumes of scientific books. Tho report says the ofiirc contained the largest and most interesting collection of models in the world. No model had been preserved of Fulton's first steamboat, but there wus deposited in the office u volume of drawings executed by his own hand, cm bracing, besides the various parts of his ma chinery, three beautiful representations of his steamer passing interesting points on the Hudson, with sketches of the scenery. There were about 1500 agricultural models; upwards of 2,000 in factory mnchinery ; and 1,000 relating to navigation. The sum required to replace the 3,000 models, which would include the most de sirable, is estimated at 833 each, or 8100.- .ivy luiimn iiuu ui iiuuii. a. uu iui-. . , mors employ them ns long ns they choose, mg drawings, descriptions, ecc. at woj.iwu, and when tile season is bver, they Trturnid .WJ".1"' wit" sundy incidenuii, expensevthe their miserable cabins, with such moderate w,, " BPe .r '"? ,or,". ce ....;,. . ii,..c ..nn i.rlnn Wl, in I,,,, n ' would not exceed 8 1 5G.000. ThislhcCom- little Turf and u few potatoes for the winter. brm. imploring yodr coinpasssion ; untl if yOu itopto enqtiue into the case, ycjti are; goie; ho, 1 do not mean that exactly but ; you may ns well inak'o up your mind atomic. to stand a regular siege, or raiuer assault from five, or tcri, more or les9, who life sure to. iurrpuml you and deafen you by their im portunity. Tho manner in Which they swarm 11 round tho hotels, and infest the more public places of resort; is extremely annoy ing: and the expedients which they employ. to arrest your attention and excitu your sym pathy, are" often disgusting, and sometimes inhuman. Passing, nboiit 10 o'clock one evening, by the old Parliament House in Uuuiin, laimos; siumoicu uiiuer we inmicuf Upon fi group of children hcitlcd down, ap parently for tlie night, close to the wdll, up on a little straw; br an did rag perhaps, but without any covering at all. Here iyas n picture of starvation and death, iVhioli I shall never forget, consisting of a girl eight, or nine, years of age, a little boy, I boliuve, about half ns old, and an infant under a year .It struck me with a feeling, but little, short ol lioiror', fori really tlioiigttt the child was dead it was so still nnd so pale, i saw u in (he same place the next day the breath of Jife was in it for it moved ond moaned ; out Jam sure it must have been nearly am islied or in the last stago of disease. The object of ilifs inhuman exiiibiudn,. by night .. I ' .... .1 ..... 1,1 v.l I atinn IA V n 1 1 1 b villi nriu oy uny, uniiuumruty, muvm tv.'f comrmisidn "of slrangersund get mWey rind it was ttdt ill nil Improbable, thai lhC- pu- rents 6f these children, were themselves halo'hndililrdv bt'g'gars, pUr'suing.tli6ir vo cation, in some other part of the city, Something like this, though not quite so Shocking, 1 witnessed again nnd dgiiui, in one of the principal streets ot uenasi, ii was a lad about a dozen years old, with the mere rag of a shirt, and another of panta loons, to hide a little of his nakedness, taud' jng up by the wall with" a young child tipon his back, penny as naueu as inuweii. Thnrn ho stood, from lioilr to hour, like the statue.of famine itself, facing all who pass ed nlong, and seeming pi'teoUsly to cry 1 ti-ln n'rWn l.irill NniV tlllS l)OV Ohd tllC . ....... - family 'to which ho belohged might nuvu bJen miHofiibly pbbr 1 daic say thoy wprf. h is niSt iVnnrobable. however, that in shell u tbrivin'g place js B'clfdst, they might have, gained'a "du'mfor'iablo siibSistdncef by honest industry, but tnat tnoy preiorreu mis courae nf idleness and' a vmpathetiepxtdrtion. Ger tain it is that, throughout Ireland, there aro thousands of ablo bodied, ;mendicants, vho nrnrtiro overv kind of deception, to lay.con- tributiqps ivherevpr they, can bo collected ; and that vagrant beggary ia the, best learnt and most, productive trude in the country, Every ,sor of disease and infirmity yjbicli poor ''Human , patu'rfls heir. to, , is counter- leited anu every couccivauie unun.tr ia vm When I was in Glasgow, almost every ves sel from Belfast brought over a full freight of these laborers. I happened to be in Greenock, when one of the larger steam packets came up to tho wharf, with some two or three hundred, men, women and chil dren, upon their annual migratory expedi libit. It was affecting to see them as they landed; to think what must bo the condi tion of n country, which compels its indus tiious poor to go abroad in harvest time, and. beg from door to door, for work. As an illustration of tho miserable statoof the Irish poor, I will just mention nn inci dent, which occurred on our return from the Ginrn's Causeway. The sun was just going down, when n lad. about twelve years old, came up upon the trot, behind our car ryall. He was miserably patched nnd tat tered, and had a, kind of co.nso satchel sluug over his shoulders.- Being encouraged to advance, he walked and ran along by our side for some distance, holding on in tho best way he could. 'What have there my boy?' 'Potatoes, sir.' was about half a peek in his bag. you got There 1 Is here I nil thev nave vou for vour day's work?' did not' work for them, sir,' ' How then did you get them? ! travelled for them.' ' Travelled lor them what does mat mean r Here my friend Mr C. explained that il meant begging. ' But why do you beg po tatoes? A boy of your ago ought to work for tl)em,' ' Can't you "get any work to do. N,obody wants me. 'Where do you live?' 'Down levonil Bellnmonv.' 'What does you r father do ?' '.My father is dead, sir.'-r . J ' .ll. At nf .'. , 'Have you ti mother living r x.cs.' 'What woik Joes alio do?' 'She is vk most nil thu time, ?o that alio can't do any thing,' 'Have you any brothers and sisters? 'Yes.' 'Older or younger, than you aro ?' 'Younger.' 'Hnvq you had any dinner to day r 'Ino. 'What do you expect to nave for supper?' 'Some of these potatoes after I get home, nnd mother boils 'em.' 'Will she and the .children have to wait for their supper till you come homo with yodr pota toes ?' 'Yes,' Now here was a boy able to do half ns much as a man, travelling all day for half a peck of potatoes I half-starved, himself, and hastening homo two or three miles further tot his poor sick mother, and tho children, not yet old eriough to trnvol doubtless crying for their supper, apd look ing odt ev?ry molhent for his return. This, I 'was assured, is;' even In the north and best part of Irctnpd, a cortirtion ense. Potatoes uro a most the oniv lood ot the great ninss of tho people; I went inld several of-their hus, nyar dinner time, mid supper time, and saw nothing else. As for meat, it is with tho ne'asahlrv. nuite out of the ciuestion. If they can bdt raise" even but a moderate sup ply of potatoes they feel rich. It Is true, that' in.almost every Irish cabin you will km nirr. and sometimes a very fat one too bin it L'oes tb the landlord for rejir, What snoum we, in mis country uiuih.tr we were so Teduccd arid straitened ? How mittee thinks the Government may well af ford to pay, as the Oflicc has paid into the common Treosury $l5G,90(i more than its expenses. The Commissioner believes a complete list ofnll patents issued can be pro cured, j? or the purpose of thtls restoring this important establishment the Committee report the bill, of which Wo have hereto fore given some account, and which is now before the Senate. Ntitark Adv. gmal descriptions of inventions, besides ca- that they need not be obliged tostenl them, as vents and many Other documents. Therelthey thought it necessary to cut un dead ones in orner io lenrn nowio cure well ones. This year they virtually said to tho Lcgis laturethat if they would not fine the Thorn- sonians j 00 for curing patients they had given over io die, meir emit wonm oe in onn I .1 i - ger, out meir power is nearly lost, we have spoiled their detested tyranny. I fear I have wearied vour patience, so I break right off here. Jkiiemiaii Arnold, Londonderry, Yt. Nov. 24, 183G. It must bo highly gratifying to. the public ond especially to nil those afllicted with dis- easin any of its multiplied forms, that at last a sovereign and never-failing balm for all their infirmities is. discovered, and r Doctor risen up among us in this eend o the world, "who is mighty to-save, even to Ihtvltermost, all that hat come unto Aiw," one that can "stay the ravages of Sriallei nnd Canker Rash to a charm"! who posses ses absolute power over "convulsive Jits" and "deplorable mental derangement," even with out your Hospital accommodations. Hi can even cure patients "twice running,'1 nnd before whose light of truth " mighty geniuses vanish" like the dew before tho meridian sdn. And it must bo a subject of great re joicing o tho humann nnd sympathetic, that he needs no anatomical skill; consequently is Under no necessity of inspecting dead bod ics "to lenrn how to cure icell ones." But I really pity though, Mr Editor, the "Scientifics" as he calls our old doctors, who aro obliged to flee from the presence of our tit k ur Arnoiu oy scores nave their "geniuses totally vanished," nud be obliged "to stick to their profession like a cat with one claw"! and so many of them too, as (hero must be in the circle of sixty miles in diameter! I But perhaps their punishment is none too severe for attempting to compel these peppe doctors,"by law, to study into the science of medicine and acquaint. themselves with the nature of disease, before they commence tho practice There is ope query however, Mr Editor, which puzzles me n little, and that is in the practice of Surgery. How do thes "steamers" go to work to trepan broken skulls, and set fractured limbs, without some little Smattering of Anatomy? However, I 'spose they have a way of managing nil that sort of thing well enough. I once knew a man who put his shoulder out of joint, nnd sent for one of 'em, who direct ed u pepper injection to be used, instanltr, The patient non-concurred, but thodbclor in sisted, and "argufied the topic," with jreal Esculapean sophistry; but all to no purpose as thu man still adhered to his determina tion. At length, nrih'd with pewter cylin ders highly charged with cayenne infusion, tho heroic operator mndo a lunge at the un fortunate man "per vim," a spiritedand tru ly physical contest ensued, and in the vio lence of the scuffle, the shoulder jump't into place. JERRY PEPPERBOX, Jr, Arnoldsborough, Jan. 31, 1837. Tor the Vrrinonl I'luruix. Mu EniTOit Tho following auto-pany- gene is fobnd in tho Dec. number ol the Botanic "Advocate," aThomsonian neriodi- cnl"published nt Molitpelier: and believing that so important a document ought to have a more general circulation, I forward to you a copy for insertion in your more, widely circulated paper. Du. WnioiiTi -I nm Dr. Thomson's Agent nnd thu true advocate of his system of medical practice. I introduced the same into this section of the country, and for sci on years past have tried its efficacy in tho treatment ol nll diseases incident to this cli- tmitcj Thomson a medicines need no praise of mine, and will not suffer by n comparison with thu best mineral preparations. Com parison did I say? 1 will notcoinpare med icine with poison only with a view of bring ing the Intter into utter contempt. 1 have practiced purely on the botanic sys tem, nnd have had that success which was never equalled by any thing called regular practice, not losing one out of five hltmlred patients whero I had tho first and only at tendance, yivo cured many that were giv en ver ua iti(Jrablo by tho Doctors, rindye) po mnn ever"c.ured a patient, given over as incurable, from my hands. I have had o goodly share of opposition, my practice hav ing extended about 30 miles around me, en circling ubout 50 physicians who have dealt out more or less of their tender mercies, which has been advantageous to me, as I have been able to expose tho rottenness oi their practice so that the people havo been nbfe to view it in nil its natWo deformity. This has been tho means of leading hun dreds of tho people to fleo from the w.rnth of the mineral doctors' and ay hold of tho ten der mercies of Thoinsoninn medicine, which has heen mighty to sayeoven to the uttermost of all that litis conio unto it; ns I, have cured a sister of Dr Henry Gray, who was in n deplorable state of montal derangement, after thu doctor had exhausted his quill and suf fered the patient to have cloven shocking convulsive fits. I found her in the eleventh and ln?t uud was ablo to cure her in two, weeks. This done and he denied knowing mp as a physician., and. tho people soon de nied knowing him ns theirs.' Th's took platoon 183,1, sipce which others have shar ed the. same fate. I cured the Inst patient of Dr Barton of weston twico rurmmfft unu.8snno coum not endure this, holeft.'to be routed by another in another pceV "I Would here partjcglarly From die Litirnry or Health. How to take Cold. " Better be out of the world than out of the fashion," it is sometimes said; nnd not a few whom wo meet with appear to believe the maxim true, Colds ore very much in fashion now-n-dnysi wo find few peonle who nreso unfashionable ns to be entirely without them. Yet there a few who seldom suffer.. Perhaps they were educated wrong. I will therefore mention a method by which near- y every individual may be so trained as to lako cold, readily. i Let him be kept, during the first years of his life, in n very warm room, without. ever going out of it. Let him wear n cap during the first months and be tightly bnndaged. uvi liu mc iuukii llllll l-jgppi IVliai IS qu no warm, nor even then without a little spirit or some other drug mixed with it. and never. n any event, wash any tiling but its hands. Let him bo dressed constantly in flannel. vc.tr "in mid-summer. Let him slw-ii la 'a" feather bed with his parent? J and fcu that his hcadund face nrecompletelv covered. find be suro to let him sleep, always, where both n llrnnnrlii Inmli nrnliil,nmir When he is a little older. and begins to; .i :.t i i l . , i i . ; ui uc so i ui ludii, sec mai nis ioou is as nm ax ecan swallow it, Do not let luin gdnto tho monstrous habit of eating cold food. 4. rue ne will naturally prefer it. but never mind that, Uotti children and adults prefer many things that are bad for them, it is sni'd :, and is not this a sufficient rensonfor you? Let his drink also be hot, and aromatic if pos sible. Or at all events let it be of a kind which is calculated to induce free perspira tion, such as tea, chocolate, or warmed tod- !y. See that he goes out but little, and if at 11, that ho is well wrapped in flannel. You must get him a rocking horse, &c. that hu may prefer to play in the house. Do vou not know that if he goes out he will inevita bly bo sun burnt? A drop or two of rain may also fall on him; or he may get .his hands into cold water; or perhaps wet his feet If he goes to school, or to church, you should by all means get up horses and u carriage for him, and should be well protect ed from the air. As he advances through childhood, if you find that. a constitution, naturally strong, re sists, violently, all your efforts, still do not bu discouraged. Persevere in your course. Remember that the husbandman hath long patience, and wnitetb for thu early and latter rain to bring forth the appropriate fruiis of his labor. X ou can hardly expect tosow to day and reap to-morrow. Above all do not lay aside the flannel, the hot food, the hot drink, or the feather bed; and do not suffer him to wash in cold water. If vou nerccivo indications of success if your child begins to snuffio occasionally, .to have red- eves,-or a little deafnesviliis skin feels dry and hot, and his breath is A- s.t. I r j vuriau yuu uuiu uuiv un uppuiiuuny qi cu ing your work much faster than ever before. Do not call n physician any body enn doe tor for a cold. Do not diminish his food ; "stuffa cold," you know, ftluke him eat all you can; and if his appetite fails increase it with something gently bitter. You can cheat him to take bitters, for once, by dis guising them in sugar or something of f.. . kind. Ply him well with hot stimulate - drinks, of which hot toddy is the best; Ui.: common ten, or even sage tea, will answer only contrive to heat his system all you can occasional! induce a profuse perspiration. Above all, guard against any thing which favors n moderate and equal perspiration, and against abstinence und, cool water, for theiS might throw ofl'thu cold immediately; and what then would become of your skilful curing? would the poorest class in any part of the J notice Drs Coben and Putnutn atid'so'me , Tiiii.Mau.ket, Butter con now bobought in this place, a good article, for H to lO.cts. per pound, and is daily growing moro plen ty. Those who wore struck with panic n lew weeks since, when this articlo brought 18 and 20 cents, have been, met by way of caution. Wpod has followed tho, example, and come down from 82 25 and 82 50, per cord to '81 50 mid is very plenty and grow ing more so, Hay js down from 87 per ton to 85 50 and SO. Provisions ar.e rapidly de clining in price. ondjjjie cry of hard times, (money except) is'binning to be hushed. ' V Erie Observer, Extraordinary Cold Weather in the West. A correspondent of tho United States Ga zette, writing from Vnndolia, III. gives tlm following gloicing description the weatli ei which ho experienced on his journey from Vincennes to that place: "Even in the Canadas I never experi enced such cold weather. On the prairie there is no snow, but the wind is freezing beyond description. Many of the inhabit ants are cut off from their wood and their mills, by ice and high water, &c. I havo seen men, women und children, with their ears, fingers &c. frozen, and many- with their feet so ns to make them cripples for life ; one old lady who had her feet so frost ed as to have the'fiesh cleave from the, bones. And on tho night ot the 22d thero was two men attempting to cross the large prairie, near tho Kaskaskia river, on horses, apd loosing their path, (and ns they term it here, getting out of sight of land) and aftefgei ting discouraged and nearly fozen, nnd see ing no chance of getting out of. the prairies until light, they concluded tho only chancu they had, was to loll their liorses, take out their entrails, nnd ituko lodging in the, car cases while warm, &c. They killed npd prepared one of (Ire horses, while in so do ing they lost the only knife they had, conse quently thoy both had to maku the best, of the one poor animal slain, the other tied to his foot, they both using the warmth of the horse to tho best ndvuntago; before qiornihg one of th"em' became lifelew, the other hav ing a better chance, when light he was, bare ly able to get on tho nearly lifeles animal, which conveyed liirnto a settlement,' ivhcm he i3 yet ulive, though badly frosted, I havo not lime nor paper to tell you all the suffer' ings I, havo witnessed, and heard of near me in tins section, ccc. There is an epi demic prevailing here to a considerable ex tent, which has been fatal in almpt every case, called the cold, plague several mem bers of thg Legislature "have died, with it within a few days, If there is no change, in the weather saon, what- will, the suffer ings of the poor in this country be, who, are barely covered fwjfi theistonw, A,itk,vcoM wind wl)istliBg,btwes every Jof, in tkeir contented, and apparefltly fopfcabins."