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Title: Key West enquirer
Alternate title: Enquirer
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: J. Atkinson
Place of Publication: Key West Fla
Creation Date: January 30, 1836
Publication Date: 1834-
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West
Coordinates: 24.559167 x -81.784031 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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; 1JV J. ATKINSON. KEY' WIST, FLORIDA, JANUARY 30, 183G. n NUMBER V.--VOLUME: .!


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lou advertisement 'times
tile Nortrr West Passage and drawing (with tins note) three
rt'nusiir.D WKCKLY: AT The regular tcnnsnrc held at Key Weston feet upwards, except such as are"herein, before the end of the year, 1835, shall receive -
the first in and November.
Mondays
1'IVE DO L LA US I'Llt ANNUM May. after mentioned shall pay $2 00 payment when they make a purchase

(OJ Subscribers at a distance must pay iu COUNTY-COURTS. All Vessels t bound through tho NorthWest from the Foundry of four times the amountof i

advance, or have an agent in this citAnvr.irisEMRNTS ) Pass, and touching at Key West 'for their bill. GEO. BRUCE CO. '
The County Courts; having a limited civil New-York 22
Aug. 1835. 42
: inserted at thc rate o f, jurisdiction and original jurisdiction in all the purpose of landing passengers, letters, .A- '_ .

One Dollar and Fifty Cents per square, (of matters relating to Estates, Guardians,i or obtaining supplies of provisions, wood .01; RUCES NEW YORK TYPE FOUN-.
fifteen lines for the first iuscrtion, and shall without to subscribers
subject
being
,) water, depart DRYjThe respectfully
Wards, &c. arc held by the Judges in the
Seventr-Ptve Cents for each subsequent} several counties I the above ordinances, unless the master of inform the printers,that they have recently .
scini-tmnually.
continuance. All Advertisements will l he ,tIle said vessel shall rcqnest a pilot to take completed a variety new fonts of letterin

continued uutil olheiwj ordered. None APPELLATE COURT.The I charge of such vessel and take her; out over the style of the latest European specs

will be considered! less than a square. Court of of the tho Bur ; for which services he shall receivethe niens,well calculated for ornamental prin.
Appeals
Cgj" No subscription; will he discontinued Judges of the several Superior consisting Courts is usual rates of pilotage. All'pilots do tingor sasteful display, and making an assortment -

(tinier at the option of the Editor,) until all held annually at Tallahassee on the first taiucd on board ot any vessel, by the request of Printing Types Unrivalled in

Arrears arc paid. Monday in of her commander shall receive for beauty extent and variety. A book of specimens t.i
All letters to the IMitor: on business, January_ each and every day's service} 'three dollars may be obtained at the Foundry, ".1

must be Post Paul. OFFICERS Of' THE CUSTOMS. per day, over and above his pilotage. Fish No. 13, Chambers street, near Chatham st.

ing Smacks and Wrecking Vessels shall not contains specimens from Twelve Line ,I\IIt ;
I'LOnIlDIHICTOHY.: District of St. s\ugllstinc.-Col1eclor, John. be subject to this ordinance.Sec. Pica'to Pearl-comprising1 ;'1

Compiled for the Key West Inquirer.Any llodmnn. 4. De it further ordained, That any 46 forms of Roman Caps with 1. Cased 1 IIC

error will be corrected, and addition District of Pensacola-Collector-- Robert I I vossel having passed the buoy on the Bar of 35 do Italic do do I .
the North West Passage, before having 5 do title Roman do do '
tn.idoonthe Editor's being notified of such!! :
Mitchell. R. A. Mitchell. Sur-
emission. Inspector, been boarded by pilot, shall not be obligedto 5 do title Italic do do
error or
veyor, Win. M. Loftin. take the same ; but in case a pilot goeson 6 do ah'd Roman do do I

EXKCUTIVn.Clorernor board by the request of her captain,then 17 do Antique do do *
District of St. Johns Collector James
: he shall receive the usual! pilotage.Sec. 12 do Black do do
JOHN: H. I:.\'rol Secretary,
Dell. Horatio Dexter.
GKOHGK 1C. \VALKEII. Inspector, 5. DC it further ordained, That all 5 do Open Black do do

vessels bound into the Port of Key West, 2 do Script do do
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LEGISLATURE.The ( :. I District of St. l\1arl'I-Gollector! Jesse II. and spoken by a pilot, Boca Chica bearing 5 do Gorm'n Text do do
Willis. burr II. Duval. Inspector
Inspector North, or North Westerly, shall pay full 25 do Two I'no rom'n caps with figa :: .
Legislative Council j is> composed oftwpatysix. Augustus Stccle, Tampa Hay.
I pilotage at the same rain as though she had 11 do Two lines Italic capitals. ,
members, divided among:: nineteen I been brought over the main ship channel.All 10 do Sli'd Caps various kind. '0

Counties, as follows. Leon, I-'viir ; District of Apa'achicola-Collector, G. J.rloyl. vessels arriving and not having been C do Open do do + !
ciunbU! : Ten ; Garden, Twit ; Jackson, lncpcctor \V. U. Price. before the above
,spoken by a pilot passing 7 do Italic capitals and figures. |ir
St. Johns Two
T\on Jefferson, 7'wo ; ; '
; """"" named limit and three miles from the
j being Besides ornamental letters, backslope, f
Walton' Wasliingtun, Franklin, MadUon,
Hamilton, Columbia, llachua, !oval, Nassau District of Key We-Cllkctnr. William lighthouse! on Key West,shall only bo subject music,lottery figures, piece fractions, su }Jt f
and Monroe A. Whitehead. Inspector and j to pay half (pilotage ; but if not spoken pcriors, astr' nomical and oltlf'uignslpa :
Mosquito, Ilillsborough, ,
I One each.FMcgate. Collector, Adam Gordon Inspector, Stephen until after passing the aforesaid limits in rules, brass roles ornamental dashes long 'i I "
H. Mallory. Temp. Weigher andauger I that case she shall be exempted from payingany braces, more than two hundred kinds of .

to JOSEPH :M. WHITEELF.CTIONS. (( William H. Wall pilotage. borders, and more han 1000 kinds of cuts ,:. '1
: Congress, Charles M. Wells, George E. Weaver.I 1 :Sec.:; C. Be it further ordained, That all and ornaments for school hooks, newspapers ,

Inspectors, Charts Howe, vessels arriving through the West Pass, and and scientific/ works; orders for any of \I

.John DububC, Cape Florida. the East end of the Dry Hocks, to the which, or composing sticks, cases cbasci.&c ,
The elections for members of Legislative .: Charlotte Harbor-Inspector, II. H.Crews. Westward of Sand Key, bearing Southwest, will be expected with the utmost promptitude
Council> take place annually on the second shall full but if '
not
pay pilotage, spoken until ,a large stock being always on hand.
Monday in October ; and )Delegate to Congress parsing the aforesaid limiu, and being They will also execute orders for printing '

Biennially on the first Monday: iu I BANKS. three miles from IefVest light, only hall presses, ink, &c. which they will furnish at

\1 ay. Bank of West I'lorida.palat'llicola, chartered pilotage shall bo recovered, but if spoken themanufacturei's prices.

18'l-"apital.! $500,000. 'after passing the aforesaid limits, shall be Printers of newspapers will please pub

JUDICIARY.Superior President, Cashier. exempted from paying pilotage.Sec. lish thisadvertisementwitllthisnotcthree .
Co'.irts, having Admiralty Ju 7. Bo it further ordained That all times, sending a paper containing,it to the

risdiction.EASTKIIN Bank of Pcnsarola, Chartered 1831-Capital pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port, Foundry, and receive payment when tbey ,
> rnrcT-cornprisinr:: the shall be entitled to her out unlesa'the r
$'.!,500,00(1.( carry purchase four times the amount of theirbflle" L
Counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Duval, Columbia President, Waller Gregory. Cashier, commander can show good and sufllcieiit/ from the Factory. '. 1

Alachiu, llilUborough and part of Catlin. cause to the contrary. Any vessel arriving ." o .. .....'
:Mosquito at this port without a pilot, shall have liberty E t' i
-- WHITE & WILLIAM HAGAR
fudge, IlouniT: RAYMOND Ruin. Attorney, without the R ,
Dank of St. Augustine. Chartered 1831, to depart a pilot, unless cap- ESPKCTFULLY Inform the Printert '
SAMUELHi.
THOMAS DOUGLASS. Marshal, : tain shall wish one.
Capital $300,000.Not of the United States, to whom they have.
vm. Sec. n: 'If shall
any pilot speak a vessel
( jet in operation.) long been individually known as established
bound to this outside the limits and
port, ,
The regular terms are held! as> follows :- the captain of said vessel shall refuse to Letter Founders, that they have now form ,a
Merchants and Planters Rank of Florida, cd a co-partnership in said business and* '
and ; Counties at ,
For :St. Johns Mosquito take a pilot, he shall bo liable to pay full
Tallahassee, Chattered 1T32. hope from their united skill and
St. Augustine on the seconelIoml's: : in pilotage, and the pilot so speaking him shall experience,
Capital $200,000. to be able to give full satisfaction to all who
Match, and October. For Nissan> County, be entitled to carry said vessel out, unless t
President, Cashier, favor them with orders.
the second Mondays in April and ;November may
on
the captain refuses to take a pilot ont, in
The introduction of ,in '
I'orIachu:\,Columbia and Ilillshornugli machinery place
,
which case the pilot shall be entitled to half
Central Hank of Florida, Tallahassee of the tedious and
Counties, at Newnansville: on the out. unhealthy practice of
pilotage
j Wednesdays after the third Mondays in Chartered' 11532-Capital $1,000,000. Sec. 9. All pilotage shall be recoverable casting typo by hand, long desideratum by i,
April and November. rlndforlnva1Countv President, Hen Chairesi: Cashier: Leslie Eurepean and American Founders,was,
before
forthwith
justice of the
t at Jacksonville, on the first :Mondays ir Thompson.. upon affidavit of any any pilot, that he peace spoke by American ingenuity, and a heavy expenditure

3 I May and December. Chancery terms are said vessel or boarded her outside of the of time and money, on the part of our I
I held at St. Augustino on the second Mon- Commercial Bank of Florida, Apalachicola, prescribed limits and that the of senior partner, first successfully accomplish '
captain
days ill July and :September Chartered! 1C32-Capital $500,000. said ed. Extensive use of the machine cast letter ''l
vessel refuses
(Not yet in operation.) to pay pilotage or half has fully tested and established its su.,
j pilotage, in or out as the case may be.
J MIDDLE flTnJCT--COmrrl'ilO! the Counties periority in every particular, over that cast:
Sec. 10. All shall have and
pilots
a good
Union Bank
of Florida,Tallahassee Char- by the old
Gadiden Hawaiian Jefferson
1 of Leon, : sufficient pilot boat to cruise outside of the process.
tired 18JJ-Capital $3,000,000. The Letter Foundry business will hereafter
and :Madison. *
i Reef and the of such
boat shall
President, John G. Gamble Cashier John name pilot be carried
on the ties before
by
THOM\S n.\"inu.r.. Attorney, be pal
Judge, : FarkhiU. painted in legible letters in her mainsail
named under the firm
of White
TA\irs D.V !lTCOTT. Marshal, TiinutsUSTIN with the number of her branch underneath ,t1agar&co.
' : RANDOLPH. the Their specimen exhibits a complete series
farmers' Bank of I'JoriJatariar.a: Chartered same. from. Diamond to 14 lines Pica. The Book
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1< Thf regular! terms are held as (,,1101J 1834-Capital1 $75,000.: I111UCE'3NEw-YORKTYPE- FOUNDRY and News type being 10 the most modern t

J For Ham'lton: County, at on the first (Not in operation.) light and style. '
Chaittltn
JVo. 13 .
d C/uitfiam.
near
:Monday iu June and December. For White, Hagar ft Co. arc agents for the* '

j t :Madison County, at San Pedro, on the Bank of Jacksonville, Chartered 135. TUB price of five line Picaplain and antique sale of the Smith and Rust Printing Press, '

{ Th-irsdays after the first Mondays in June Capital $75,000.Not is seduced to 25 cents a lb. and Six es, which they can furnish to their custom-

;| and ()ecemer. And for tho remainder ( yet in operation.) line Pica and larger to 20 cents, thereby ere at the manufacturer's prices. Chases .'4

j the District at Tallahassee on the! first ---- --- -- making these perfect metal types cheaper Cases, Composition Sticks, Ink and every
1 Mondays in April and October. For the information of transient vessels than any other. article used in the Printing Business, kept

passing: Key West, we give the following This foundry has had added lately to its for sale, and furnished oo the shortest no-

\VEn&tN DITRICT-Cmnpri'tiug the RATES OF PILOTAGE former unparallelled assortment several sizes ice. Old type taken in exchange for new '

Counties of Escambia, Walton, Washington of Sha-led, Condensed and Ornamented at 9 cents per pound.N. .
Franklin and Jackson. .as' established by the County Court. Types by which Printers the letter-press B. Newspaper Proprietors who give i

Judge, Jo:::'f A. CAMSUON. Attorney, : Ue it oiderrd by tho County Court,that all aro enabled to rival the impressions from I be above three insertions, will be 'entitledto

GEORGE W.LKEn.tan.hal.! J. W. l' (UM. Vessel: shall be subject tu the followingrates copper-plate in beauty; fancy and tasteful Five Dollars in such articles they may
of Pilotage. display. select from our specimen..

The reo far terms arc held as follows Sec. I. All vessels' of War > ; .. The assortment embraces 250 sizes or 4

For Escambia County,at I'cneac.laon the drawings and not more { ri SOOT I varieties, from 12 line pica to pearl of Rp- (K7-ALDEN} A, M. JACKSON-CO:()

firt Monday* in :May and November. For than 14 feet, $2 00 I man, Italic, Black, Antique, Italian Title, Respectfully offers himself to the voters of ,

Walton County on the first Monday in Drawing: 14 and not more Condensed, Shaded, Backslope, German Monroe County as a candidate for Clerk of

:March and third Monday in November.For than 18 feet, 2 25 I Text, Ornamented,Music; ,&0. and also Pica the County Court. Jan. 9, 1836. [n4td]

Washington County on the second j Drawing IB anJ nut over Fractions, Superiors, Space Rules, Astronomical
Monday: in March and fourth Monday in 21 feet, 2 50 I IOver I and other Signs, Ornamented QTTIIE undersigned is a candidate for

November. For Jackscn County, at Mariana 21 feet, 'f 3 00 I Dashes, Long Braces, Brass Rules, nearly .he office of Clerk of he County Court for

on the third Monday in March aDd the I Sec. 2. All Merchant VPS* I 300 Borders, and more than 1000 Cuts or Monroe County, at the election to lie held

first Monday in December And for J'rankIlin acts drawing 5 and not > .Ornaments Newspapers, School-Books on the first blonds in February next, and
County on the first Monday in Apiil and over twelve feet, shall, { "R FOOT and Scientificfrlu.. as such respectfully solicits the suffrage othil

Thursday after the third Monday in Decem paT $1 60 The subscribersfurnitU Com .iDg.Sticks friend and the public generally. _

ber. All above 12 and not over Cases, Chases, Galleys, Furniture, Paper,, Jan. 9, 1830. [nitdj ASA F. TIFT.}
16 feet, 2 00
Ink all kinds of J
Presses
SOUTHERN> DISTINCTCom rising the All over IG and not above article Printing In and every pJ-JO11N J.
County of Monroe and part of Mosquito. I 18 feet, "M "2, required a Printing-Office, at the 8AKDS.CO
Juanuaeturenprices.. They also execute Will be candidate. for the office of Sheriffof
All above 18 feet shall pay 2 50
JAMES
fudge, WEBB. Attorney, WILUAMM orders for Stereotyping. I Monroe County at the'election in February

M \ Marshal J\ttIXo f !!e. 3. Veil c4Hrn3ngor. departing tbro Printers of Newspapers who publish this' next. Jan. 9,.1836. [n4td] .>.. t.I ,

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M "" "!" C U'JBSr.-The whence to the whole coast of the
served that 14 days had elapsed since the f>FORTIFYING KEY annoy

THE INQUIRER I massacre of Major Dade's command: and New York Star thus notices the article from Gulf of Mexico? If an enemy should

FLORIDA : nothing was yet known of it at Fort King, the Floridian which! we inserted in the In know as much as we do of the advantages
KEY WEST,
: a convincing proof that none of the de,! quirerof last week. these places afford,-and we are not to

;. SATURDAY, JAN VARY 30,1836. tachment had escaped to the Fort as was I u The Tallahassee Floridian urges upon suppose that all the world think Key West

N -V L.T ,c United States Sloop of at one time hoped would prove the case. Congress the importance of putting this a "coral reef,"-immediate possession

War St. Louis, Capt. ROSSEAU, arrived at small Island in a state of defence, whichit would be taken: of every one of them.

this port from Pensacola 28th inst. FROM CAPE FLORIDA-The return is averred may he l cflcctually done at :a It is however, tho benefits accruing to

List of officers attached to the U. S. Fri from Capo Florida on 26th inst. of the small expense Key West, formed of a from
reef of dozen miles in length our commerce fortifying Key West,
coral some ,
Constellation in Port.
; now and officers
gate Detachment seamen belong
has an excellent harbor and being the most which have principally led us to press the
Commodore A. J. DALLAS.
d;' Lieutenant, Edmond Byrne, Jno. L. ing to the Frigate Constellation, has placedus southernmost point of our territory, forms,I subject as one of Importance, particularlyon

Johnston in possession of intelligence from that therefore, by its position opposite to Havana the Southern and Western States
;r Ball, Grey Skipwith, Steven !:, whose!!
Gurdin C. Ashton, C. H. A. H. Kennedy, quarter up- to the morning- of 25th inst.- from which it is distant only fifty miles, intercourse wit i *v.juiuj..,..*; an dh t e Atlanttecoast
[ Geo. M. Bache. it was satisfactorily ascertained that the a natural Key (though its name is a corruption -
from Cayo a Spanish word! mean. will be most materially obstructed
,
Leonard Osborn.
Surgeon Indians had not been the Light House
Ass't Surgeons. Sam'J C. Laurisou, upon ing rucks,) to the gulf of Florida. It is, should the Island get into the possession of
Wm Vaulk. premises, nor on the plantations in the im therefore a naval station of vast impor an enemy.

Purser. J no. DeBree. mediate vicinity, but a fire being observednot tance. Its distance of fifty miles from the Commodore Rodgers, in various

Acfg Sailing Master Raphael Semmcs. far in the interior, which it was presu uninhabited mainland of Florida, makes it reports
\ made to the Secretary of the Navy, in 1823
" Lteut of Marines. N. S. Waldron. med had been lighted by them, none of the of no moment as a land defence. Thereis ,
I: Gommodore'8Secretary. Thos. Miller this to be considered also, that if a fleet alluded to this as a naval station in the
inhabitants considered it
prudent to returnto
Passed Midshipmen Wm. Chandler, was driven into this place by a superior following terms:

Jas. K. Bowie, Jno. F. Borden,Roger Per.rYe their habitotions. The Light House, i force and blockaded, it must soon surrender It is believed the Florida station is in.

i however, was placed in a state of defence for want of means or country to sup '
catcula to of
Iy important some the lest
Midshipmen. Jas M Frailey, Jno W I and four men with a temporary light keeper, port it." interests of the Union." * *

Taylor, A S Baldwin, Jas H Strong, Ste. left in charge, and it is to be hoped no necessity We know not where Major Noah and the
>> ven )Odd, Wm PopeEdmund T Shubrick, Nature has made it [Key West] the advanced
will require its abandonment again. Philadelphia! Editors have obtained their
Lewis C Sartori, Saml A Turner, W S I (post from which to watch ant!
We that the Government information that West is u coral reef."
Williamson P W Wm D Whiting hope so soon as Key a
Humphreys, guard our commerce passing to and fioni

J S Booth, Jno W D Ford, Jno O. hears of the situation of the coast, proper If it is so, we presume, as a natural con the Mississippi, while, at the same: time,

Wilson,Jno A Doyle, Wm Beverly, Wm will be taken to insure the that its inhabitants are the animals .
1 May, Francis P Hoban, Geo Wickham, measures safety sequence, its peculiar situation, and the excellence of
Richard Lounds. of those who are desirous of returning to to whom it owes its existence- We its harbor, point it out as the most certain

Capts. Clerk. Jacob Martin. their homes. regret that, notwithstanding all that has key to (the commerce of Havana:!, to that of

Gunner. Saml G City. As it is well known that the women and been written in relation to the Island, such the whole Gulf of Mexico and to the returning .
t- Boatsuain. Chas. Mathews. children of the hostile Indians
were sentto crude ideas should still Lc ciiculaling re '
Sail Maker. trade of Jamaica and 1 venture to
Crow.
a place of safety in the interior, when a specting its size, locality and resources;
:Carpenter. Jno 0 Butler. predict that the first important naval con.

I Lieut. L M Powell, passenger to join prospect of war was seen, it has been suggested and if we thought the Editors of the Star test in which this count y shall be engaged

the Squadron. to us, that the dcpridations committed and other .papers- guilty-. of the most absurd I I will ficv .in.. the noirrliTmrlirkrwt_.. ..vwa t.wvu rtf... this; i lnv>nnM

""'-,-- --.... at Ne# River may have been done notions about Key West, would trouble Island." * .< It is from the

( ) By an arrival from New York during the I by the band of warriors to whose charge t themselves so far as to read and profit by
excellence of its harbor and its
( \r" last week a of llth peculiar:
paper January was received ,
\1 they were committed, who may have made the intelligence, we might be induced! to
J in town, but wo understand that it station on the map of this Western Hemisphere -

, r contains nothing of importance excepting their murderous attack upon Mr. Cooley'a give them a description in full; but they too important an object in a politicaland :

.r' 'l that the French garrisons in the West In- family when on some hunting expedition.As seem to evince such a disposition to shut commercial point of view to be suffered .

.' ,':,. dies had been 8trengthened-which in the the country around New liner possess. their eyes to our true condition, that we "
to remain and
": present state of affairs with France bo unoccupied unregarded.
may es many attractions for thelndiaos haveno will ostpone our task to some future peri
) : i
'1 : considered intelligence of Some interest. Commodore Porter thus bears evidence
' { doubt that a military force stationed ode At will to notice
we
.. present proceed
,
.r to the same advantages; and others:-"T!,r
'I' : It is with much surprise we noticed in there would render essential service in quelling I more particularly: the above extract from harbor of ICr.yVf st is, in my opinion, the

{ our late northern papersextracts from two the present hostilities,and in conjunction the Star.
best harbor within the limits of the I'niud:
p of the leading political papers of Paris, in with another at Key West, aided by a The wording of the article is such as to
which the next election for President of the States, or its territories, to the south of the
United States is alluded small naval force, prevent their possessing leave us considerably in the dink as to its.
to as occurring in I Chesapeake: .
March of this year. It betokens more ignorance themselves of any favoiablc position, on the I truo intent. If the object of Major Noah I 1st. For its easy access and egress :at

Y in relation to our political institu Islands or mainland.YtlOJ\ the
was to slight project of fortifying Key
all times, and with all \vins.2d. .
tions than we deemed the politicians of West which
think
( we are disposed to was
France guilty of. THE U'EA TJIEll.-'fhe mercury yes. For the excellent anchorage and security
the case,) we would take the liberty to
tcrday morning was down to 44 degree of ob-I it affords, both in the inner and on'tr
t SHIPJV llECKS.- Schr. serve that he has treated: .1 matter of \
I
Delight
Fahrenheit, and some thermometers it is harbor, for ships of the largest class. Lea
of North Kingston R. I. moment to the commercial in
Capt. Carey, (a community
said, indicated as low a temperature as 42 ding to the harbcr of Key West arc several:
small vessel of 31 tons) was brought into which he resides and the interest of whichhe
1'' port on Sunday 24th inst. by the wrecking degrees. Were we not afraid that our friends excellent channels, some affording water
should} C'c-1 it his advance with
duty to
;, rj Schr Hester Ann, having been upon the! at the north would laugh at us, we would for the largest class of ships, the others

.'' Reef and rescued with considerable diffi] say this was horribly cold weather. It never -! far Jess consideration than we could have suited to the vessels drawing ten and eleven
culty. The laden supposed possible.
Delight was with Fruit ******
was so cold however:: upon the Island of feet water. As a naval station,
and bound to New Orleans from the Baha That Key West, as a naval: station wouldbe
West its settlement the lowest West has the
mas. The case has been submitted to arbitration Key since of Key decidedly advantageover
"vast
importance" to
and fifty per cent on the vessel temperature ever before known being 45 every mercantile all others I have ever known.1st. .
I man interested in the of the
and cargo awarded as salvage. degrees, on'the 8th February 1835. commerce In its susceptibility fortification.

The Brig Union, of Warren, R. I., S Gulf of Mexico, every one must admit ?J. The case and number of its approaches

Place, master arrived hereon the 28th iost. Steam Boat Line from Havana to New who is at all acquainted with situation, withall winds.3d. .

"E in charge of wreckers, having got upon Orleans via Key West.-We think it a and Major Noah will, we think,be of the i
the Reef on her voyage from Warren to New subject of congratulation to our fellow citizens -same opinion should he friend Thedifficulty blockade,as I ha\e:

Orleans. Her cargo, consisting of pota that there is a prospect of the permanent get some to pro'edWhile in command of the Mexican

toes,Onions, Paving Stone, Hardware, and establishment of the Steam Packet point out to him on a chart the spot occu Squadron, it requiring a blockading force

other merchandise, was taken out of her by route between Havana and New Orleans, pied by his coral reef," and inform him equal to three or four times the force to be

the wrecking vessels before she could be tonching at Key West. The David Brown that between that "coral reel" and the blockade4th.

r relieved, and it is presumed her bottom is that has done more towards raising steam coast of Cuba,-a distance of only blockaded, to keep up an efficient

considerably injured, as she thumped very navigation in the estimation of people gen. miles American seventy The ease with \\hicksupplies maybe
-an is
commerce annual.
heavily In the absence of Judge Webb erally than any other Boat ever built, left thrown in, in despite of the presence of

her case will we suppose,be arbitrated. here a few days since on her second<< trip to ly passing valued at about Two hundred the enemy." ****** "The malady with

Je\v Orleans, and we sincerely hope her millions of dollars, for the protection of which the naval forces under commandfor
my
'I- FROM TALLAllA.. .-Bythear- proprietors may receive every encouragement which there is no fortified American Port afflicted
I the suppression of piracy were ,
rival of tho Sloop Francisco from St. they require.We nearer than Pensacola.We .
understand from Capt.WRIGHT,thatit had its origin in I he excessive severity of
Marks, we learn that RICHARD FITZPAT- have, on previous occasions stated
j is his intention always to stop here on the duty performed, and the total absenceof
'f a;!. WOK, Esq. member from this county, had his way to Havana, and also on his return, at length, the arguments in favor of fortifying description of comfort. The dis

been elected Prcndcnof the Legislative whenever !a sufficient number of passengersor the bland, in which we trust some every of
Council but the other circumstances render it advisable case was contracted among the haunts
may
non-attendance of many reason was shown for the assertion we now'
of the had but the necessity for his doing so is the pirates on the coast of Cuba, and not,
delegates prevented the make that a its
transaction notwithstanding distanceof "
avoided by his taking on board l here when as is generally supposed, at Key West.
of business of
any importance. In fifty miles from the uninhabited main-
he arrives from New Orleans a sufficiencyof **4 These facts and opinions are stated,
consequence of tho non-attendance of a fuel to last the Boat until she returns land of Florida," the ,fortifications at Key

majority of the Judges it was expected again to that Port. West, so long as they'remained in the pos after an experience of nearly seven years.roil-

that no Court of Appeals would be held.- Would it not be advantageous to Key session of tile United States would be The advantages of its location,as a
a
N eat to have a Mail sent from New Orleans itar) and naval station,has no equal except
.u Should such be the case, it will be the see, by the David Brown We might in that land defence For, leave this quarter of Gibraltar.

ond term of the Court allowed to pass without -. way receive our Western letters and papersin the Territory in its present unprotected all the
much less time than and how 1st. It commands: the outlet of
take state
the transaction of business. they now to long, in case of a war with
traverse the country to Charleston, saying Frrnce or any other mataiime before trade from Jamaica,the Caribeaa Sea, the
Intelligence from Fort had been nothing of their to month's detention power,
King I liability a
that this Island: and others possessing harbors Bay of Honduras, and the Gulf of Mexico.td. .
at place. We make the
"t received up to llth January but nothing,, suggestion would be in the of
in order that those most interested bands of our enemies, affording It protects the outlet and inlet

important had tranepiied, It will be oh--may profit by it if they think proper. as they do, inestimable, : depots all the trade of the Golf ef Meiiect the

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-whole western- -1--of- Louisiana and 27 Steam Boat David Brown, Wright; ( rTHE undersigned i* a candidate for tiquo is reduced to 25 cents a lb. and Six "'',

country Havana, to F A Browne. the office of Clerk of the County Court for line Pica and larger to 20 cents, thereby #;

Florida! Schr Hester Ann Reef mdz Monroe County, at the election to be heldon making these perfect metal types cheaperthan r.
<<: Geiger, ,
3d. It holds in subjection tlio trade of the first Monday in February next, andas any other.
from wrecked Brig Union to F A L'rowne!
such respectfully solicits the suffrage of,, This foundry has had added lately to its 4
Cuba. 28 Brig Union of Warren, Place, his friends and the public generally : former unparallelled assortment several sizes

4th. It is a check to the naval forces of Warren, R. I. Potatoes, Onions, Paving ,Jan. 9, 1836. [n4td] ASA F. T1FT03ALDEN of Shaded,Condensed and Ornamented
It is Stone, Hardware, &"c. to F A Browne.U. Types, by which Printers at the letterpress
whatever nation may possess Cuba. S. Sloop of War St Louis?, Capt Ros- I ( : A. M. JACKSON-: arc enabled to rival the impressions from I

to Cuba what Gibraltar: is to Ceuta. I seau, Pensacola. i Respectfully offers himself to the voters of Copper-plato in beauty fancy and tasteful > i>

It is to the Gulf of Mexico, &c. what Monroe County as a candidate for Clerk of display. J
SAILED.January ,the County Court. Jan. 9, 1836. [n4td;]I The assortment '\
embraces
250 sizes or
*****
Fitch
Gibraltar is to the Mediterranean. 23 Schr Fair American, ,
varieties, from 12 line
pica to pearl, of Roman (
Key West has been tried, and is provedto Reef.<<: ()ttrJOSEPI A. THOURON.CQ: Italic, Black Antique, Italian Title, \'

all advantages which are desirable 26 Hester Ann, Geiger, Reef. 'Will be a candidate for the Clerkship DC Condensed, Shaded, Backslope, German .'j I
possess Schr Edward 'J'h rnpsonof Philadelphia Monroe County Court, at the election in Text, Ornamented,Music,&c. and also Pi
in a naval depot and rendezvous"Every YLungGreen Turtle Key, Bahamas. _February next. Dec. 26, 1835. _[ni-tdL ca Fractions, Superiors, Space Rules, Astronomical I!

one acquainted with our coral 1 27 Schr Caroline, Wood,Nassau. and other Signs, Ornamented I

reef" will attest the correctness of these 28 Steam Boat David Brown,Wright (V7-WE are PATTERSON authorised to announce as a candidatefor ALEXANDER Dashes, Long Braces, Brass Rules, nearly l
300 Borders, and more than 1000 Cuts or i'
statements, and in particular: the New Orleans. Sheriff of Monroe County at the election Ornaments Newspapers, School-Books .

difficulty of blockade as represented by 29 Sloop Francisco, Burrows, Ha in Feoruary next. [Jan. 9,1836. o4td]] and Scientific works. \'
vana.
Commodore Porter indeed we can hardly Schr Olive Branch Greene Reef. ()::71,. F. BREAKERJ;:Q I The subscribers furnish Com sicg-Slick9, ;
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Cases Chases Furniture
Galleys, Paper, ,
conceive it possible! that an efficient blockade Will be a candidate for the Sheriffally of Ink,all kinds of Printing Presses and every 'I

could be kept up. The strongest objection NOTICE 1'0 MARINERS. Monroe county at the election in February article required in a Pnnting-Otfce, at the ''i
next. Jan. 2, 1836. [n3-td.]
therefore,of Major Noah, has reallyno Custom House, Key West,) orders manufacturers'prices.for .They also execute

weight whatever, and we trust on more Collector's Office, Jan. 16, l 36.S j ()KrJOHN J. SAND .tO: Stereotyping.Printers of Newspapers who publish this )t tadvertisement
In of the encroachmentsof Will be candidate for the office of Sheriffof '
consequence a (with this note) three times :,
reflection he ill find it the in-
mature \ to the Indians and! their depridations along Monroe County at tho election in February before tho end of the year, 1835, shall receive .

terest of his New York patrons to join the the coast, the Light House at Cape Floridahas next. Jan. 9, 1836. [n4td] payment when they make a purchase

I been abandoned. It is expected how- from the Foundry of four times the amount 1t
South and West in the Election Notice.
advocating fortifying 'I
ever, that the light will be Fhown again in of their bill. GEO. BRUCE & CO.

of Key West without delay, particularlyas the course of a few days, but in the preser.t Notice is hereby given, that an election New-York, Aug. 22, 1035. 42BRUGES

m:1J1.n cloud is the state of affairs: in that quarter, it is probable for Clerk of Monroe County Court, Sheriff NEW YORK TYPE FOUN- 1
no now darkening
and Coroner will be held on Monday the tat -The subscribers
arise in respectfully ]
some irregularity con
'
may
horizon. I / day of February 1836, at tho following pia. inform the that have I
\\) ducting it, and this nrjicc given in order printers, they recently
ces under the superintendence of the fol.
he their completed a variety of new fonts of I letter :7\
that mariners on guard.
may lowing Inspectors.In in tho of the latest 'f:
Jfagainc style European specsmens
American We received by W. A. WIIITEIIEAUColQctor)
I Key West at the Engine House. ,well calculated for ornamental printing 1[
our last mail, the November number of thin and Sup. Ins of lights. sasteful and :
Inspectors. or display, making an assortment -
popular work. Its appearance at the proper *#* Commercial papers will l benefit the ROBERT R. FLETCHER. of Printing Types unrivalled in '"

time was prevented in consequence of afire mercantile interests of the country by giving ALEXANDER PATTERSON.ASA beauty,extent and variety. A book ofspe* t'

which occurred in Boston in Septcm- the above one or more insertions. (0'. TIFF! cimens may be obtained at the Foundry, i
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B* her. Its contents of the usual varied, At Indian Key at the store of J. Housman.I No. 13, Chambers street, near Chatham

:and instructive character.: We would beg I MARSHAL'S SALE. Inspectors. It contains specimens from Twelve Line

leave to suggest to the conductors of the: BY virtue of a writ of Lii. fa. from the CHARLES HOWE. Pica to Pearl-comprising I'I

t Magazine tho propriety of keeping its pages Hon. Superior Court for tbe Southern Judicial JACOB HOUSMAN. 45 forms of Roman Caps. with 1. caie.
35 do Italic do do
entirely clear of political matter. District of Florida, to me directedand LEMUEL OTIS.At ti
5 do title Roman do do
delivered I will for sale Saturday
expose on I.
Vacas the Wm .
Key at store of White- ,
5 do title Italic do doG
ATKINSON.--I thcsixlhday February, to the highest j
MR. in last bead.
see your do sh'd Roman do do
and best bidder,all the right, titleclaimand
Inquirer, that a correspondent has stated interest of Lackland M. Stone to the WM. Inspectors. 17 do Antique do do \
WHITEHEAD.
the Militia of the 10th Regiment are but following described property situated on the JOSEPH BETHELL. do Black do do 11 II

half organised. I contend, sir, that S9 far Island of Key West, to wit. WM. BETIIELL. 5 do Open Black do do
have Lots nos. 2 and 3, in no. 44, levied 2 do Script do do
as we gone they are fully organised; square
Given under hand and seal this 96th
I
5 do
Germ'n
the of said Stone, to satisfy my Textdo do I
and on as
to prove the fact, it is only necessaryto property day of December A. D. 1835. 15 do Twol'nerom'ncapswithfigi-
refer to two sections of the Militia law a judgment which Mary R. Emerson, tbe I
By Judge
:
wife of Emerson and late Mary R. Flcem- 11 do Two lines Italic capitals. I
of 1833, to wit : W. R. HACKLE 10 do Sli'd Caps. of various kinds. '
ing, and widow and legatee of John W. C.
lie it enacted &c. That if said JOS. THOURON.CIerk, M.C. C. G do
regiments ; Flecming, by her attorney in fact, William. Open do do .
should elect their field officers, it A. Whitehead, recovered against said L. '. PROSPECTUSOF 7 do Italic capitals and figures. 1

shall; be their duty to serve hvo years,"&c. M Stone.Terms A MEW VOLUMEOF Besides ornamental letters, backslope,

Now, sir, take the word if," in the ,Cash. Sale within the legal hours.,. TilE musiclottery figures, piece fractions, su-
Papers to be paid for by the purchaser' periors, astr nomical and oihersigns space
above section in connection with the latter

KEY WflST INQUIRER. rules brass rules
TH03. EASTIN, U.S.M. ornamental dashes long
clause of section 14. Dy J. A. TnOURON, D.M. braces, more than two hundred kinds of '

"And that all officers now in commission Key West, Jan. 9, 1836. [n4-3t] Tho second volume of the KEY: borders, and more than 1000 kinds of cuts

or that may be hereafter commissioned A WEST INQUIRER will commence on the and ornaments for school books, newspaper t
,shall hold the same during good behaviour Resort for Invalids. I 19th of December,and with due acknowl and scientific works; orders for any of
and shall not be i I to which, or composing sticks, cases chases,
permitted resign
edgements for the support which has already &c \
will be with the
expected utmost
in less than two years, unless they remove promp I
from the district." a !! been given to his endeavors, the Editor titude a largo stock being always on hand. I
regiment or company would express a hope that an avowal of his They will also execute orders for printing

You will perceive that where the field determination to continue his undertaking presses, ink, &c. which they will firnish at ,,I

officers, under the new law, were not elected THE SUBSCRIBER having settled may lead to a still more extended patron I the manufacturer's price. f

no matter from what cause, the old officers on Indian Key, bat deter- i age. To his fellow citizens of Key Weat, Printers of newspapers will please pub-
appointed under the law of 1829 are.tillitgallf' mined to open a HOUSE for boarding and he can only make known his resolution lisp this advertisement(with this note)three .
and it be tq I
of the
lodging believing to one limes, sending a it to the
in service. I fear sir paper containing '
your that course in the litQUIRER .
moll favorable situations in the United pursue conducting Foundry, and receive when tt tJy
payment
correspondent has been operated upon by a States for persons who are suffering from as will in his opinion conduce mostto purchase four times the amount of their bills

disposition to throw cold water on our op- pulmonary,dispeptic and numerous chronic the prosperity of the Island and the good from the Factory. j,

cintions, rather than a view to have: us leI diseases, and obliged to seek a refugo from of society, claiming for himself in furtherance
, gaily organised. Tho extracts from the the chill blasts of a northern winter,he feels of that resolution, without pretendingto -- t tR 1.

law of 1833 given will show that he is incorrect safe iu saying that Indian Key cannot be infallibility the of E. WHITE & WILLIAM HAGAR, il
in his statement.As surpassed for beauty, health and climate. privilege candidly ESPECTFULLY Inform the Printersof
= Frost has stating his own sentiments, although they the United States
never been known here-the to whom they have '
the law requires that a field officer thermometer seldom below 55 or 66 in win' may l Ito at variance: with those o'f a portion long been individually known as established 'I'II

shall order the elective for company offi- ter, nor up to 90 in summer. It is entirely of the community. The columns of the I Letter Founders, that they have now form-

cers, if the Major ordering the election was exposed to the sea from every point of the paper will be, as heretofore, kept,as free ed a co-partnenhip in said business, and II

not legally authorised to do so, the elections compass. from controversy as possible.To hope from their united skill and experience,
: are illegal and all our preparations The fare of his table and bar shall be as the friend of the INQUIRER abroada to be able to give full satisfaction to all who f

r. are unlawful! But the extinct given will good as the market will afford and attendedby promise is made that attainable may favor them with orders. .
no means
'! prove that our proceedings zrettrictly legal. experienced servants. Private rooms the Editor shall be left The introduction of machinery in placeof
: Under the Militia laws no election for for lodging gentlemen, ladies,and families by unemployed the tedious and unhealthy practice of J'
; field officers neatly arranged. The undersigned hopesby to convey to them through its pages, all casting type by hand, long a desideratum by
can take place, but by the order diligent attention and industry to merit commercial intelligence originating in this tbe European and American Founder,was,
of the
Brigadier General. ? the custom of his (friend and the public vicinity, particularly the earliest and most .by American ingenuity, and a heavy expen
A VOLUNTEER.EntcWfleuec. I Ijaariitt generally. S. A. &PENCER. authentic information relating to the wrecks diture of time and money, on the part of our

Indian Key, Monroe County, Terri)49 senior partner, first
-- i upon the Florida! reef and the proceedingsof successfully accomplish
torf of Florida, November 7th 1835. f tf. : the Court of ed. Extensive use of tbe machine cast lat
The St. Admiralty connected<< ter, bas tested and .
fj_ Augustine Herald. Charles fully established ttssupariority
PORT OF K.: Y WF ST. ton Courier, Philadelphia Saturday Courier therewith-intelligence,which to merchants in every particular, over that cut I
ARRIVED. New York Advocate and Journal, and must always be of interest. Thu decisionsof by the old process.
Boston Commercial Gazette will give the the Court arc oftentimes of the highest
24 Schr of The
North Letter
January Delight business will here
above five insertions and forward their importance, and no occasion shall be allow Foundry ;
Kingston, R. I. Carey, Nassau, Fruit, to accounts to this office for ed to without the after be carried on by the patties before '
payment.JrUK publication of
PC Greene. The Delight was bound to pass auc named under the firm of White,Hagar'&co.
New Orleans but getting or the reef was SALE CUE decisions at length.All Their specimen exhibits a complete aeries
I communications to be addressedpost from Diamond to 14 lines Pica. The Book ,
brought in by the wreckers. THE Lot of GROUND' on Whitehead St. to and News in the
( paid) J. ATKINSON. type being most modern
Schr Hester Ann, Geiger. Reef, Fruit belonging to Felix C. Ruby, with the buildings Key West, December 1835. light and style. I
from wrecked Schr Delight, to P C Greene. erected thereon: consisting of n

S6 Sloop Francisco, Burrows, St. Dwelling House, Kitchen,and Work Shop, *4. We should be happy to reciprocal sale White of the, Hagar Smith It and Co.Rust are scents for Presses the
Marks,mdz to F A Browne. :all in tolerably the favor with of Printing
good
repair. The lot con any our exchange papers which they can furnish to their custom.en .
, 26 Schr ihhama, Lovett, Cape Flo tains about half an acre of ground, and is who will insert the above notice.BRUCE'SN&w.Yo&&TYPE at the manufacturer's price.. Chase,

rida, with officers ind sailors belonging to amronnded by a good stone fence. The Cases, Composition Stick, Ink and every

Frigate Constellation. premiers rent at present for about |10 per FOUNDRY article used in the Printing Business, kept

Schr Pilot of New York, from N. York month W. A. WIIITEII AD. ,M>. 13 Cftambtrt. near ,Chatham.Tmprictof for sale,and furnished oo the shortest no
bound to Apalachicola.: West tice. Old type taken in exchange for
Key ,Jan. 30 1838. sew
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MISCELLANEOUS. ation and lie discipline to which he had STAND BACK A LITTLE. appointed hour;armed with a large,:: musket;
TON subjected himself; but the common board. Said an old gentleman to a very lively shortly after the major made his appearance} l :
PEEING- CIIII..DREN.J> ihip-saying"swallow a tooth of the dog||little boy who was pressing very closely to with a brace of pista's and his sword.! Ic
011 WOK that bit YQ J,'"' recurred to his recollection, the edge of a mill race where some peoplewere Tore lie had advanced fir, the Yankee in ar.
I love to look on a scene like this, and having in vain endeavored to stifle his digging stand back a little, the austere tone, bid him to stop: rr he wouli! !
Of wild and careless play, conscience in any other who at length ground will cave in with }'ou." He had blow his brains out. Upon which the rna
'' And persuade myself that I am not fairly drowned it in another bottle of th( hardly pot the words through his teeth, before 'jog, struck at this unexpected stratagem,
And my locks are not yet gray; intoxicating beverage. The consequence the event anticipated occurred-the reluctantly obeyed, but expostulated:
For it stirs the blood in an old man's heart, was another long sleep, From which 'hej I!,!boy fell and broke his .rm. The example I him upon the injustice of such ungentlemanly
And it makes his pulses fly, awoke with all the horrors of the "cat"'seemed to me applicable to a Great many : proceeding. The Yankee was ire:
To catch the thrill of a happy voice, banging over him. But it was time to I. cam 's of common occurrences in life. pl: cnble and determined to punish liirn for
And the light of a pleasant eye. think: how to,escape from the dilemma ;I I, A disposition to push forward so fast and Ithoinsu1t he had received. Lay down you
and when an Irishman once fairly sets his too far has been the ruin of many a fine pistols and sword says he, still presently:;
I have walked the world for fourscore years, wits to work, what can he not accomplish.I fellow, while an unfortunate diffidence has his musket, and to the right about face,
And they say that I am old, It was broad day. The sun had nearly, consigned a great many also to unmerited :march. The poor major ucs under] th
'/1 And my heart is ripe for the reaper, death, attained his meridian, and the smooth and oblivion. There is a medium between !necessity of obeying, and uttering \ullo-:
.;i And my years are well nigh told./ unruffled sea reflected his beams with almost these two extremes, a deviation from whichon i of curses against his. stars, passively! sub\!
I
:f' It is very true; it is very true; ;tolerable] splendor, while the ship lying either side must always be followed by mitted. The Yankee quietly took possession
i Vm old and "I 'bide my time;'! perfectly unmanageable, heaved and rolled;'"bad consequences. of his arms. It is base, it is ctwardlv,
;[" But my heart will trap at a scene like this,I heavily with the swell ; it was dead calm.1 Stand back a little, would say to a man 'said the major, thus to deprive ine of all\
11 1 And 1 half renew my prime. I Pat looked out of the port, and a bright idea I who is eagerly bent on acquiring popularity I defence. No, replied 'his fellow combatant! : !,
. striking him, he proceeded to act upon it. among men by spreading abroad his own .1 I I will deal honorably, there, take my milS
I Play on, play on; I am with you there, The fear of the "cat" overcame his dread fame, and saying those things for himself' ket, throwing it towards him, and dofVnd
" In the midst, of your merry ring; of the sharks, and letting himself quietly that should be left for others to say lor !yourself. lIe, quite incensed seized the
1 can feel the thril1! of the daring jump, overboard, he dropped as far astern as he'' him Stand back, and if you are indeed musket, with a mixture of exultation and
And the rush of the breathless swing.I could without being observed by those on !;jas deserving fiS you think yourself, otheis j precipitate vengeance, rushing font:aid rll"rnnncJed -
hide with you in the fragrant hay, deck. It was seven bells in the forenoon'| will only esteem you more highly/. for being+' his arms, or he) would blow liimto
J And I whoop the smothered call, watch ; as usual, the officers were busy left to make the discoveries tlrenrsclvcs.By .-j jh-I. Blow away say the Yankee. Pro.'oTir(1 .
t And my feel slip up on the speedy floor, 'taking the sun," and laughing and joking I| mixing wilh an honest emulation: a due,!\ by surh unparallellcd insolence, in a
And I care not for ho all. with each other, when suddenly the cry '! proportion of modesty, you will at least tftt of frenzy, 'lie. drew the trigger Hit;
1rl 1 "ship ahoy! ship ahoy!t" arising from the'1 reach as high a place as jour merits entitle alas! the musket had not been char;;t>II._
I am willing to die when my time shall come sea, filled every one with astonishment and : you to, arid you will not run the danger of The glory of ihchrngadocia was so sullied,
And I stall be glad to go; surpriso. All rushed to the tafferel, whereto )[l being borne down by a torrent of disgust. and hip fta-lings so mortally wound ly
I For the world, at best, is a weary place, their dismay, they perceived poor Pat' Stand back a little, I would whisper to this indignity, that lie sold his commission
And my pulse is getting low; Roenan slowly, and apparently with much such young men as arc trying to elbow in the regiment, and left the placo.
But the grave is dark, and the heart will fail fatigue, forcing his way through the waters. themselves into offices, for which their elders -
In treading its gloomy way; The first surprise over, all hastened to give in years and in services fire card idateQ. The icny thnj Court Down Ea.\t..
And it wiles my heart from its dreariness,, assistance ; and with no little difficulty I( Stand back,-your time will come by sad Sally, the housemaid, paring apples in
To see the young 110 gay. this "dead alive" was hoisted on the deck. by-a deference to age is a most becoming the corner.
"Why, sir," says Pat, blowing and sputter feature in the character of the young Enter Obadiah, who !seatshimself in tie
From Chambers Edinburgh Journal.A ing at intervals, and seemingly scarcelyable 'stand back, it is better to wait till you me coiner, opposite to Sally, without "ruin.' a
TOUGH I YA IN. articulate. tit was too bad-to leave'solicited to accept, than begin when ; on word for fifteen! minutes; hut,finally, serat-
The Rockingham, outward bound Ea a follow-kicking-his heels in the- will be obliged to solicit for (posts, tithe, chin_ his head, breaks silence/ with-
Indiarnan, was skimming along 'before 'tmiddle a of the- Atlantic; if it had'nt been of honor or profit. Desites'cry/ few perfectly 'There's considerable imnereepnble! nltcrim .
frc'Iheninlbrct'zl, which had just begun truffle for this blessed calm-I'd never have came honest office hlcJcrsVllo depend of the the' weather since last wf'eK1'
the up-with the old ship." Here Pat sunk upon their offices fora livelihood found 'Taint .
broad
bosom of the Atlantic; every arc Sally. so injudicious end so indubitable
exhausted upon a carronadc but he chuck to be the"fut kind."
stitch of ; cold 't
canvass! was set, and joy sat among as \vas: the thermnmicon
(he led in his sleeve when he saw the captain's Stand back a little I would to such Ins lowered
smiling on coimten inc.es of all at the say r up to four /hundred c'grn! ;
prospect of soon escaping from the regionsof J steward bringing n glass of brandy to revive -! as lofirn, see engaging In wild projects and 1 higher than zenith.
calms and variable winds, when suddenly him. Pat's impudence and his invent extensive speculation, before they had great 'Obadiah. I t thin'a likrlr. for hint:; nf ikt:
n seaman engaged about the rigging losl t riable reply to all direct and indirect questions ,' experience and sound judgment matured; ( species fly a great quantity"higher in w::f.mer .
hold and foil overboard. put to him on the subject, "sine I never by time and This
his Put the helm opportunity. matter of t days than o>M ones.
down," shouted lie officer of the watch,, had such a swim in my born days, if ithad'nt getting rich in a day is not the easy thin;; Both parties assume a grave and luinu-
a man overboard! Aft here, cutters; clear been for"the calm, I'd never have got some sanguine people imagine-and it i is ins look, and a long pause ensues. 1'ina'-
away the boat!" In ono moment all was on hoard again, carried him well through; far better to go along ill the world in tl.e Ob.idiah, gives his trite another Lirrou.ing .
and the boldness of his
bustle and excitement; small sails flapping unwavering assev old beaten track, gathering sixpences, than ,:: scratch, and ;loin breads silence.e .
the wind sail booms erations staggered his messmates into a half to hazard a flight on winlls which "\
in studding cracking,,' 0 we littlknnw Veil, Sally we chaps arc going to rain: ;
tacks and halyards let go by the run. belief of the story. how In_ mnnnrrn_n- -riJrh.lvnn.1- "." ...... ivlil/.l... .'..;-*.. .. J.,:!.?pj"J..&" "jJn.nn i"..t.-?. o".J au\u. I.IIII,;111 I i.t vu I ji.lJU_;. .11..1::OiWllllKI*:_
The ship! flow rapidly up in the wind, the Time wore on, and the Rockingham ar- I when best managed as often ictaid as speed tomorrow."
mainbraces: were let go, and the main yard rived safely at her anchorage in Bombay the journey of prosperous life. Sally. You are? OurfilkslI'e sujpcr-
swung back. The cutters were I loweringthe harbor. Like all other nine day wonders, Stand back a little, f would also say to ting company all day tomorrow.
boat, when suddenly came the orders, Pat's adventure had ceased to be remembered such tradesmen and mechanics, as are try Obadiah. I s'pos-e they'll have insatiate
keep all fast, 'tis too late. Port, quartermaster when Capt. Graham dining on shore ing to put their neighbors jfi' the course, times on't. I should/ be ui-definitely: ILIUpy : -
keep the ship un her cocrye-' with the commander of another vessel in by underbidding and low shuttling; the if you would disgrace me with your: com
After guard, brace up the main Ybnl !"-anlJ 'the roads, the conversation turned upon people will find you out, by ar.d by, if you pany : I should take it as a deiopitary; honor
these promptly and actively obeyed, soon 'swimming, and the great power in the water pant} forward in this way, and ten to one ; besides, we're calculating to treat tic
the vessel moved on in the even tenor! of which a black man on board the latter but tn the end you.willcome oil'with your gals copious well with I lasons ar.tlbl.irlc/
her course. All was silence and gloom for gentleman's ship displayed. Pat Roenan breeches: in the gutter; stand back/ -lest strap.
poor Pat Roenan was a universal favorite. and his adventure occurred to Capt. Gra- upon your merit-if that won't support' Sally. I should le supernatural glad: to
Meanwhile, however, the cause of all ham. "When the wine is in the wit is out," you, nothing else will. disgraco you : !but our folks suspect: company
this commotion was quietly. perched upon and considerable: bets were laid by the two In fine-it would be well for us all to : I cau'i!g().
the rudder for gentlemen the result of a trial of the stand back a little/ there
patiently waiting some upon would l be less : Obadiah sits scratching his head aul.ilo,
friendly hand to render him assistance. The two seamen. The next morning was named crowding and jostling one another-and and at length starts up, as though a i Ie\\
officer of the deck had seen him go down for the match. Pat Roenan was summoned we should all go on more safely, easily and idea had come upon him.
under the ship's quarter, and looked in vum to the quarter-deck, and told' what happily. "Well, now I know what I'll Jo: I'll n
for his re-appearanceof having risen under was expected from him, and that it was arranged --040- home, and thrash them no IJf'tns'h"I I lave I
the counter, and, being a good swimmer, the two men should swim directly A GOOD STORY.A been )yin;; J/mii there in the Lam sicli a
instantly and instinctively: striking out for out to sea, with attending bouts to pick darned, while. [Exit OhnJiali.
I the rudder chains. Pat loudly shouted for them up when exhausted. Though a good __r..1 Scotch__ &_ .Major!_.I who .had. been, .so suc- -
help, but, amid the noise and confusion swimmer, Pat well knew he was no match c it:a i u i us iu Ut 111 many iiueis, with repeated Faultiest n"o1/lrn.-lr ftl; //.alf :a
which prevailed, his cries were unheard. for the black and he trembled at the consequences success, and who on account of his extreme dozen faults in a woman, you you may II st a!*
Being a bold and active fellow, and not of a discovery of his deception;1 desire for quarrelling, when a little surcd she 'has a hundred virtues! t(. tc.un*
gifted: with much patience,he made a spring still ho trusted that his native impudence intoxicated, and for his !boasted courage, terbalance them. I love faulty :awl
jour
tor one of the gun room ports, which, in would again save him. And EO it did. The wns deserted and despised by )his brother fear your faultless women. Whenim sec
tropical latitudes, are often kept open to story of the bet had got wind-tho beach officers, came one evenirg into a large what is termed a fanlile.-s woman,' dread
give air to the was crowded with company. There happened to be a Yankeean
various stores the room contains people-the boats were her as you would a beautiful: snake. Tltf:
and once more succeeded in getting manned-the swimmers stript, and just officer stationed in the same Regiment power of completely concealing tU'iWtcl*
board. about to make tho at Montreal. This Yankee related
on plnnge when Pat
ex- among that" she
must have is of itself a Fcriausvice.
Tired with his exertions, he seated him- claimed, "avast there brother! heave to for other thing, limo failure (.f a certain expedition ,
self for a I'omenand, looking around, a minute, will ye!" Ho went to his own in which he had the misfortune to
what a tempting spectacle presented itself ship's boat and took from it a large and be wounded. That was because you are a During a journeytbrouah of the
On ono side was a tin box of the best biscuits well filled bag, which ho slowly and deliberately rascally set ofcowards, observed the super I new States' we happened to be one in conversation
on the other an open case of bottled began to lash to his back. Hallo!" .cilious major. You are a liar, replied the with our landlord when in speakingof :
, ale. Pat I looked long-and wistfully at them, cried the gazing black,"what you got dcre P I Yank en. Thc company stared. The Scotchman the improvements of, his village, our
6 r. both, weighing the enjoyment against the Grub, tn be sure, you niggar! you don't looked down upon him with as much host remarked, that he was about to build!
I the probable consequence; at l lost, 'Mitre suppose I'm such a greenhorn as to go out I contempt as (john!' did upon David, and a condition: on the back of hw house,
[ goe-V1 said he, dipping his hand into one, to sea on a cruise without laying a stock immediately asked, are you the man to a piano in front and have part revenge cut
! and' taking a bottle from the other, and in ,of provisions?" "Why how long are you meet me. lea at any time and Plato you through he middle, when he a would entertain
two minutes a quart of the best Hodgson !going to swim?" How can I tell, you I please, only with this provision that we strangers in the, most hostile manllcr."'
had changed masters Ho soon began toj I black squill, how long we shall be out; it fight without. second \VC1I, then, tomor Jacksonville Courier.
feel its powerful effects, Lut before yielding I won't be less than a week, any )how," said row evening at three I! o'clock. Agreed !I [ _
to them contrived dark, Pat, with tie The company present endeavored to
to stagger to a cor I greatest coolness. dissuade Original Retort-A lady \\'i1t:
nerand to lie down between two (packages lie knew his man; nothingcoud! induce had the Yankee, telling him the major told by a married lady, that young she had better
Here ho slept soundly, and unobserved the black every advantage \\hen hc had
by
to swim; Pat cane oft'with flying and bo had better none, precipitate herself from oII'tbe rocks of tic
the gunner when he went his evening rounds colors, muttering to himself Och it he would ha compromise matters, or Passaic Falls into the basin beneath, than
the shrill a1) : v c cause to
till sounds
) : of the boatswain repent his rashness
would oe aquare thing ifl could'nt bother but he still ; to marr}'; when the; young lady replied
pipe awakened him to a sense of his situ, -I a niggar, when 1 chafed mfr own captain." repaired: to the pewistfcd.! The next day! he "I would if I thought should find a husband ,
l parr somewhat before the : nt tM {'ottom."


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