From the Philadelphia Saturday Courier.
THE FRIGATE'S TENDER ;
THE NAUTICAL RUSE.
1 Tale of the Last War-Founded on Fact.
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M ilse eni ts vm a.. !*
d less It was early on a sunny morning
S. hre inr the progress of the last war
ban wlth.. Great Britain, that a young naval offil
beis speetl- .
m^ift ad walking on the Battery at New York, b
bhis attention drawn to a group offers,
laBunt earnestly engaged in watching two 1
sels just visible far down the harbor.
*j tluem "What is it, my friends ?" he askec
i be a frank, hearty tone, as he joined then
ates will be: "The tender, again, chasing :in
in advance.. schooner, sir, answered an oldt
,ompanied by touching the point of his hat as he r
taced the anchor button on the office
)us meetings coat.
Here is a spy-glass, sir,' said a ia
-IP er and tek's mate, who stood near, and at
^ same time respectfully handing it toi
hank you, my man,' answered
lA eut s ith a smile, as he took
instrument aR- ged it to his eye.
j| EkBy its aid he co -It, rly distingui
ft I an armed schooner, ofabeti-y etio
fj k crowding sail in chase of a fore-a j
" ~that was making every exertion to esca
Both by towing and throwing water up
7-y the sails. .
-I.. Thd chase is about half mile ah<
L "sir,' said the master's mate; "but"
eGazet.. sn ..dails like a shark in chase of
Nteilen can s I .111ft 1 6 o
, u l |ii.-r. e.4n, "c \f
p Wati tndthe 8ties W ele
, but little danced over the waves. Three wee
i the writer ago I and my crew were outin her,wh
dy .ha yon English frigate suddenly made
las t i ws appearance out of a fogbank and broug
ist as she ius to. But I took my yawl, and pul
for .the land, a league away,.and escap
sa-ftion right for the fog was.so thick the Enghlishn
sau~~rIi ipg +r'n..
S: could not get a ghimpse of me. It is
o -h a d shboner thdy have turned into a tend
e,4 x to tne, ,-.te .. .. .... L
'e e sirriind that's made so many captures t
iLat t+i" last three weeks four small coasters.
She carries forty men and a long th
iA ty two, so I hear,' observed a seaman
banty s aid'; .1' ..
'" .the group.
g.--- hop 's And is.commanded by a luff an
ghtedhop reefer, added the master's mate.
St It would: be a blessing,' observed
companion an.df-vari's-man, who had not yet s
en 'if that craft could be caught n
., ping. It ain't safe for a sloop to put ]
because -thy .'
because nose out of the harbor, beyond the ca
S ..but while the frigate was there alone,tl
Y we is could slip along the coast in light wai
.and show their heels, But now, e
n 's nature tos
ns nature thing that ventures out is .brought to
a "r t.s that long gun of the tender's.'
a truth tis Thates a fact, Bpi6` 4'ponde'd anot
.., ,. seamani. She has taken0 o driven ba
now that no into port no less than twivehiysif craft
men. -, the last three weeks. I shall be glad
man u one, when our frigate lying off there g
le the en her armament aboard;, for then I th
we'll swaIiF6W the EnglisO frigate outsi
thine o wni'ihfi~edf"
|+the own and pick our -teeth with the tended.
"'All these remarks were heard by
S- to HLopes young officer, who all the while contim
; tookk through the spy-glass at the +.
lpped wave an d her chase; ,
.+ '*- There goes a gun !' cried several
soun rm the spectators as a .flash and a jei
f ..:, .arsz suoke ci fr idn the tender's hoe
rttteir oda, ^,'^ t is bold enough,' observed
-. ++ ++, < young oicer, as if speaking his thong
" 114 .aloud; the impudent tender is almost
the i'ot, .ald dae-+ to Bfre at
e very face eofthe batteries.
to try and do her misch
:master's jma; tei for.
rid after .will escape hel
to cut away something
t 'liesele3possess, i know
\ j~m, itteire 1,^Bs l~w
Surely tovethe young
an -: iso iworithy of tru
6 'Ot io w ie i ouTw iCel'
mfaits 079 n6;
A, bi by by in
the ,ne. ,
^ichforthe nti bli
b! vl^-udto roani' ,
lb,, HottS .o'auast, sno
/ "i + O4. fifads or home.
t'. o woiild's oit then, 1
^ al" rh;ts'tilt Rhoice
.+t = y thbe false, sa
+ ":"". muy.e beri,,--
iotmgaiOst y woman,
"^,;++"? +.give a ro .e ...
aing iht -8b cruel,-Yet of
+ regiterd theef
tos .like ;,se. i-1 k
pifie t is are ept by
kaone at deast wih wo
*" il '' v +, .
di.love di a+id,
t^^^ connditngs ^
1 4 -' g.,seM, do we;
,14ng r.h p tenacious
S'Ad toss as 8 irl as .,n,
\ r ~'17 *> d h i' e ,* :" '
' "^ ^ "ii',nt whispeft
^.* ^ ^Bitiaon i
BWey came- near enough io
see that their decks were covered with
pigs and poultry. .::
'A rare haul we shall make this morn.
ing!' said the -middy 'Enough chicken
pi -for the whole of the frigate's crew,.
to say.nothing of turkies and rast pig
for;the cabin ':
What a regular slabsided skipper she
has at herhlelm! Alan and boy, she has
a stout crew P said the lieutenant. "They
look frightened out of their senses, as
they begin to think they are gone; for it .
Sloop ahoy!'- :
'What ye want ?' came across, the" Wa-.
te*, in the strongest nasal of Y-nkeedomn.
'I want you to heavie to, brother Jona-
than !' .
Id rather not, if its all the same to
you! I'm in a mity hurry Frank !' ad-
%ded the disguised American officer, in an
under tone, ,when i order you to let go
tie jib, you must draw it att as. hard as
5our strength will let you. I at the same
tune will put the. helmh hard up, so the
stoop will pay rapidly off, and fall aboard,
of the tender ; for I am determined to.
fall aboard of her. I shall curse your'
blunders, and order you to let jo; butr
don't mind me keep pulling the jib,
sheet hard to windward. Leave th'
rest to me. Now my men, he said, speak
ing through the companion way, qake a-
good grasp of your pistols ,'ad cutlasses'
when I stamp my foot oo the deck over
head, throw off the- hatches and follow
J 'Heave co, or I'l gink You! What are:
you palavering about?' p houted the-,Ens
SThe two vessels were now side by side,
steeringg on the same course, abeam. of'
/each other, the tender to leeward and
.about a hundred fathoms off.
'Wall, don't be to free with your pow-
der, andI will. Amihidab, let_ go that
SYes, I will, answered the young reef-
er,.. and with a hearty wfl l shebega to6
draw it to' nd At the saeaTro,
Smen tlie" American officer put his he l
ha-rd'up, and the sloop rapidly p payea off
right towards, the tender. .;
Let go thar te iheet V shouted the
-. mAinirldab, you rtnal fool you,
lett go, I sa Letat go? .o Doo' young
e go,+ y ;, l":" L rd th C
see we are coming right aboard the Cap,
ting's vessel.. --; ,:: *. : ,; :.;: '
.things alotmrid h : ; Sodme.eryr Ma. e .-
men are the greatest fools in the wOrId-
-the 'easa is, that they are.r not educaed
.then. Lear. nl g ts ont y the-h means, .not
the id; its value consists in giving-the.
means ,f acquiring, in the i discipline
which ,;whe pr'6perly managed, it gives
the tind. Some of tlie greatest nmen Mi
the world were.n&t overstocked 'withlearn*
ingi bat.their.-actions proved. fAlat *"lhqy
weie horouhly educated..: yLhingtona,
Frnkini and Shernian Weta of this claii
and Oimilar, :though less strikingi-.: instant
ces Biay nowbe found f-i all countries;
to 1.ed*1cnted.a m ,nr Ipvtm arh ttl think
co pare and decide aociurately. H maJ
stuy metaphysles tll he is, grey,-Mat
languagesiil[ he is a walking polyglot!
an he is nothing mrei heLiS. an unQd.. -
licted man., There is no.1 clasa in the
country who have a larger interest inth-d
education of their children than ,the f4r,
Siersandthe.subjet should r&eie i froni
them the attention it deseivei, -.
; ~~*Excellent. ; -
Why dqn't you get inartied 2BMish
chievdisly asked young lad of a rather
elderly bachelor friend the Ot er day. *I4
have for the flast'ten years been trying to
find some one who would have me,'".-as
the re ply A.l guess ou hadn't been up
*ior way-wa lfho ainsuating and hear.t-
flatteripg rejoinder. The last we saw of'.
.Benedict ,he was going "pp obur way."
wit i a swiftness of foot and determination -.
resolution. tq conquera-or die. ,
'Artah; Teddy,ai, wasnf your-me
Teddy O'Bryne before vou. left oOldU ti64
land,? sure it watyifai idi ;'..: 'Bit r
jewell, why then.d& you add. tihe .,
call') Teddy O'Biyn smow 1' WV y
you salpeen haven't t I be', b imtrled'
since I kumi to Arnleriky 'l ae' you so
ig9ii-.rat-in grapquZtIcs" t ye' dori't
know that wh\ed_*qpus hing j&.-d ed4 -
another it becomes PLUsAL"
A person in company Raid in a violent
passion to another t..you ate a lUai .
scoundrel'l" Thhe:'ihier 'With a gr._A.
composure turned round to the corp .'--'
.and said to,thein, you mrtEt: not' mind.
what this 06or fdilowk sys-; it i i: .I,
' .e .ts; b wa0o.ly f_,' i.-. -- '
* .*. i; i -. '. .;. i ^ 1 ;^ ^ -
enc amtgr in R 0 ki I
en Frank! Wilt you join me ?' -
her tHeart and haitd,sir,' responded rank
ght Talbot, with enthusiasm. Will .iu al-,
led low me to be the hand on deck tl help
ed; work the sloop?' ,
Ian Yes, if you can talk WeatW#field
my Yankee.' .
let-, Wall, I ray'ther guess I ken ough
the I aint been to Connecticut among e ins
' last grass!'
ir- This reply was pronounced i4 sch an
i in inimitable Yankee dialect that tze Jieute-..
Snant burst into a hearty laIgh, ,/
d a 'You will do,, Frank Now v want
to'proceed at once to ac on. I wnt you
I a to go to the Anchor ren ezvous iJ Pearl
po- street abd drum tip aboit thirty 6iien.-'.4
ap- Take only those that ae daring ihd.reai-
her dy for any thing. Let? none oa them
pe; know your object, lest ye should be be-
hiby trayed by information b ing conveyed to
ter, the tender. You will nd men enough
ery in these times that will ask no questions.
by Meet me at twelive o'lock at th Ex-
change Reading Roor and reportto me
her: .' The midshipmen en took hi leave
ick aid hastened up the .ttery. Tb lieu.
tin tenant returned to the group and kingg
for aside the master's mae, whon-i he knew,
,ets laid briefly before hin his project. The
ink old tar entered into with all eal.-
de, Togetheri they iv i the dock' here,
- on account of the blckade, la id'e a
the large number of vessels of every(fescrip-
ied tion. :They were no long in discovering
en- such a craft as suitId them; a Hudson
sloop of seventy toIs. She wAsimme-"
of diately put in trin fdr sailin-g by the
t of mastei's mate, an three. or four men
ws. whom he employee; while the officer
the proceeded to buy p and send on board
hts his live stock .
the CHAP-ER II.
' The mornipng following thesd event
ief. th.e :tender of .the `Pritish frigate i
she standing off and o6 under easy sail, ayd
r-- close in with Sandy BHook. The wind
ng. was from Ithe Sou ti -west a blowing
ded about a five knot, breeze. The sy was
;< "at a cloud, and ollyit gentu -
TALES AND SKETCHES.
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pinder. Her crew consistAed of about
Sy men in the uniform of the British
vy. They were now principally as-
soabled in the bows and on the windlass
ta ing together or watching the shore..
A the officer of the deck, a bluff, fall
faced English 'middy,' was lounginig o--
Ve the quarter railing, smoking a cigar.,
T.e man at the helm had a sinecure of,
hipot for the vessel skipped along so
ett^ that se ft aet4@stee
.... .* ....
SSail ho!' cried the look-out from the
heel of the bowsprit.
'Where away ?' quickly demanded the
officer. *In shore, two painits forward the
"Aye aye! I see! answered the mid-
dy, levling his glass at a sloop just
stealing out of harbor, closely hugging
the shore. 'It is another of the Yankee
coasters. A sail in shore, Mr. Stanley ,1
said he, speaking through the skylight.
'The lieutenant, a stout,, fleshy, port-
wine visaged John Bull) came on deck.
and took sight at the stranger, which waa
about a league distant.
'It is a lumber sloop; but I will bring
her w, if she dares to venture out; for
we may get somine fresh provisions and
vegetables from her,. if nothing more.'"
*Shall I put her oil the other tack- sir ?
*Not yet, Keep on as we are, till there
sloop gets an offing. If we run for her
ndw, she Will take refuge in, therer harbor 1'
The sloop,itood out a half a mile, and
thdn hauhling her wind, beat down along
thetland.. The tender delayed the- chase
until she had .got too far from the' en-
trance ot the harbor to get back again,
anp, then putting about, run for. her .so a .
to cut her off. The sloop seemed to take
alarms and putting about, begai to make
t_ oil way towards '`the harb7.
||lli^iMConfident ini the speed
llllhijl the En_ h lkutena
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: shtrW WIeekly, iTy DWIN BA. ISARBOROUGI (" fc enters aKI perfie.")
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Five D-llaris pae ranY^ w"fk tai_.e
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His dress was that of I midshiipian, and
his air singularly free and fearless.
Ah, Frank, are you there ?' said the
lieutenant. When did you. get back
from your fathers?*
Last night. I was in hopes to find
the ship ready for sea, Mr. Perciv)i but
I am told it will be three weeks b4frd we
can get away. I want to ha. brsh
with John Bull's frigate, who trs -off
wraond -the harbor with'such. ppa
When did you get in town, sir. i ^
Yesterday morning. Have you'en
witnessing the pretty chase down th ray
I Yes. I would give a year's pay. f I
could have a hand in capturing iat
Come' aside tiith me,' said the offer,
putting his arm in that of .the midAip, p
man. 'Your words but express mypwn
wishes. I have conceived a plan fo ap,
turning that tender.' .
In what way, sir ?' demanded the
youth, with animation. ;
I will show you. The tender niame
appears to be the coasting vessel rom
which she takes men to impress the
British navy, and also plunder t.a raft
of such things as they contain whii, are
of any value. My plan is to chart an
old sloop, the worst looking one tha it is
possible to find in pert,, yet a to(4al1le
sailer, for she must work well and "ily
obey her helm. I will load her dedlvith
hen coops filled with poultry, pens 'fram-
med with pigs, and a few sheepnnd a
1 or two, by way of variety You
laug'g a ; but the commander of the
tender wil t no laughing rmtter, if
I succeed as I antiiate. 1 slll ship
about thirty-five menconi-owthe inthe.
Iold, and taking command o craft.
with one hand only visible on
-. t 'Aminipi pueld thee harder, and
firty took A tr d.ith e sheet ov."A
be.layig pin. :
The English..oijcer was abl to. ,
out upond la. a -volley of- oaths, wten,
seeing tht tle sloop world Atinlrtirl
foal of hint, fie turned to give orders fo.
di-e pkrtection 6f his own vessel ; but ]-
-he could hitter ilhi, the sloop's
struck her. near theif6ord iig,' a i
wvang round stern Wi t t", ... '
ituf ilhstlaii, t;-th. mAliffriah'Bcrtq>
ed upon ,the deck, and forty armed. meA
made, their appearance from lhe haic es,,:
forecastle and cabin, and le. ed after PP-
cival upon, the tender's deck. : ;
The .Englishman, takent b sipris''
Surrendered without scarcetl triking'A'
blow; and getting both -Sels under sail.
in tthe Ver i ti-ofthe-frigate,Ithe gala-nt,
young biaptr sailed with his prize bcltf'
ito the harbor, and safely ia ired lier ,
off the. Battery, after an absence if gi
hours and twenty seven -ini-tl e
:This exploit is d1iibtlesit. ole (tthi
boldest andi mdst sipirited affalcs that c'i i
off during the war. be Acounat.give
above is a faithful narrative of the 'traris
action-, and thi. p ieiaf instancemr vi.V
be recognizedboth by the brave i&,4c M^
question, as well as by bis Triends. 6
L i e ld' Fitly okenli''.'/ ;
We know not t-from wheince theoJ .;
ing excPlient sentiment originated, w4
would give it credit liere,.t is.justly 1,
at any rati we desire .that its sterling.
truths should be read and treasured u
in every piatriot's heart 4in the land.- i
ts J urmast .*//. !thi:'*nnMry-'. a. '
WHICH WIL tr o ?- 0 tw,'
things must be done is this qonutry. ;Pa
For the Gazette.
KEY WEST GAZETTE,
KEY WEST, sATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
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experiment succeeds=-and from whalmt we
know ol Mr. Ericsson. we have no doubt
of it-it rill effect a complete revolution
in the construction of steamboats through-
out the word. We are certainly living in
a most remarkable age, and here is another
instance of it,
The Destiny of Woman.
The following from Blackwood's Mag-
agine, gives rather a comprehensive view
of the duties of woman. With all our
admiration or respect of the sex, we fear
that such a standard is rarely attained;
as a theory it is very beautiful:
Great indeed is the task assigned to a
woman; who can elevate its dignity ?-
Not to minake laws, not to lead armies, not
to govern empires; but to form those by
whom laws are made, armies led, em-
pires goemrned; to guard against the
slight )taint of bodily infirmity, the
frail $et spotless creature whose mortal
no less than physical being must be de-
rivedfrom her; to inspire those princi
ples,io inculate those doctrines, to immi-
tate fiose sentiments, which generations
yet ueborn and nations yet uncivilized
shalliearn to bless; to softe-n firmness
into *ercy, and chasten .honor into re-
finerrnt ; exalt generosity into virtue ;
and I a soothing care to allay the
angukh of the body, and the far
worsoanguish of the mind; by her ten-
derneis to disarm passion, by her purity
to trint h over sense; to cheer the'schol-
ar sinig under his toil; to console the
statesfai for the ingratitude of mistaken
people ;P be compensation for friends
that perfidious, for happiness that has
passeftway. Such is her vocation.-
The tmeh of the wounded sufferer, the
prisor of the deserted friend, the rejected
Saving r--these are the theatres on which
her g' test triumphs have been achieved.
Such her destiny; to visit the forsaken
to att d the neglected when monarchs
abandt when counsellors betray, when
justice ersecutes, when brethren a %
disciple flee, to remain unsh and
unchanged; and to exhibit -' this lower
world a type of th e, pure, constant,
and inedable,ich in another world we
are ta ht to believe the test of virtue.
From the Report of the Commissioner
The Culture of Coffee.
A writer in one of our agricultural pa
pers mentions coffee as a fruit may de-
irve a trial in some of the southern
states.*l. H| pakof. s _g a coffee estate
whit:fbsaw just before entering the city
of Carecas. The coffee trees he said
were planted in rows of ten feet from each
other, under a tree with an umbrella lik6
head, called the buccaris, which were a-
bout thirty feet apart. In the West In-
dies, the banana, or plantain, are usually
planted on the sunny side of the coffee
tree, to shade it from the fierce heat of
The cultivation he adds, is simple. It
is said to flourish well on the Jamaica
mountains, at a height above the sea
where the climateis quite as cold as
in South Carolina, Georgia, or Louisiana
the labor is also very light. The tree
wlen once planted, Lye thirty and some-
times fifty yeats. The preparation for
market, too, is very simple, and may easi
ly be performed by children when ripe, it
is picked; then carntied to a platform
which covers sometimes an area of sever-
al acres, made of plaster, very hard and
dry. There the berries are spread out in
the sun to dry; after which, they are pla-
ced in a mill resembling a cider mill
where a heavy wheel goes over them and
takes of the husk; it is then cleaned by
a common fan, and placed in bags for
.It is an interesting question whether it
will bear the climate of the Southern
States; for, (says the writer whom we
are quoting,) if so, there can be little
doubt that, for productiveness and facili-
ty of culture, it will be preferable to any
southern crop. It is to be hoped the trin-
al may yet be made, and thus the ques-
tion practically decided. The addition
of coffee to our home products would save
to our citizens a large amount of money
Which is paid abroad for the same. Ac.
cording to the statement of foreign im-
ports for nine months ending 30th of June
1842, the quantity imported amounted to
about 93,600,000 pounds, at a value of
It dis not difficult to procure the seed;
,y husba ,"s, tMending your shirts,
you ungraklii*an." He went to sno,
ring.q ,. S.T.
Another Mammoth Skeleton found.
The 1ew Torki True`un of ti6 2A
says that the bones of an. animal that
must have been of an immense size, arp
now being found at Evansvile,/a. The.
writer of the paragraph in the Sun, visi-
ted the locality in July, inm corpaty withi
the gentl eman who is superintendinethei
exhumation. From the bones.- tLbea. 7
found, the genus of the animal y.,Ot be
guessed, but the bones of the pelvis, thebe
tusk, and the ribs, are nearly twice---ae
size of those of any s!kelon the writer
has ever seen. Those oft' th astoa#a
in the Philadelphia Museun-i, are quite
diminutive in comparison ..wit them,-.
But the distingwaishing peculiar
sists in what seems to be a claw, thatwas,
evidently attchi to each toe. ThsWvW
ter has it ti4 po eats ifleiofo.i.,
of these claws.' IlTsis bu e inch . 'I
length, two a.o4 a 9 ." idai.
ene and a qu pq, t
peculiarity ipot ii"e
ton that I,as" yft'-b
not described in any of the boe f[il'
an e.titely new feattiblyvis
seen iit. ..z Ja4 it d j
thing a (ilt heB~reWW ^'
You have asked tl e menkind on the
Key to assist you in making the Gazefite
interesting-I stood it, this last winter
expecting when the season opened this
fall, you would see the folly of depending
on the fickle partners of women, (I mean
men)-I hate and almost despise them,
and if there was not something about
them that we cannot well dispense with,
I should wish them sent out of the coun
try, you would then see a government
managed by females, that would astonish
you beyond measure. You are not per,
haps aware of the literary talent on this
"gem of the ocean," and how can you
expect to know, when you never give us
a chance to shew our powers. For fear
you should ask advice about publishing
this, I shell have it dropped in your box
at midnight.-Dont understand that I:
keep such improper hours myself.. Some
discreet male friend will do it for me.-
You men folks are mighty easily gulled
by us women, which alone is enough to
shew the superiority of our minds. I
can't exactly say how many ladies there
are as literary as myself, but if you will
ask in a proper way, in a soft, coaxing
way, you will find that there is on this
Key a host of literary females, not to be
found in any other part of the world. As
regards myself, I feel bound to tell you
what I know, and -how far you may de-
pend on me. I can write poetry
prose with ease and ele .- can
translate the French s; am familiar
with the Gei. language, and as to his-
tory hunting over musty old books,
ving into cobwebs in old Libraries, I
am a complete Ferret. I am great at
Elocution-my modesty prevents my de-
scribing my figure and personal appear-
ance ; but this I will say, as o a J,
Pay the Printer.
"Pay the Printer," is an exclamation
so often used by newspaper publishers to
their patrons, that from over use, it [as
become stale, and is now looked upon by
the non-paying subscriber as a matter of
course, something that is not intended fox
them personally, but merely to show their;
readers that the printer should be paid
We have several times called the a'te,
tion of our readers to the fact, that w1
stand in the most pressing need of ever
cent due this office, and have found rp
response to our entreaties. We now hat
occasion to request,-nay entreat pay-
mentTor our dues,-we stand in great
need of it, and cannot, in fact, subsist
without it. There are those in our com-
munity who have accounts standingsince
the starting of our paper, and who are
termed "honorable men." Now, to these
we say, in particular, come forward, and
by paying the printer show your willing-,
ness to support a paper among you.-
But we hope that all who are indebted,
for subscription or otherwise, will consider
themselves personally called onto "set-
Mrs. Sally Tucker.
We welcome this lady to our columns,
-pleading guilty to the fact of our entire
oversight of the Literary talent of the
Ladie's," and trust that our apology may
be received, for this wrong so unintential-
ly done them.
The truth is, had we reflected with the
usual profundity which we have flattered
ourselves belong to us in particular, we
should have at once known that the Tuck'-
er's were a very distinguished family, and
that the fame of Dan Tucker, was a
.Wsehold word, in every one's mouth.-
belong dato a.-sp qa VAaR .
been diswp.era..-.a thtat.t p'p,
mammoth must have been comparatively .
a pigmy by the side of it. Spme of the
bones are very much decayed, and it:s
doubtful if the skeleton can be 3-obtW
in perfection. They are on the
very bank of the 0 .. from twenty
to thirty fe w the surface of the
group mostly below low-watermark.
'ection of the soil is thus divided.
fifteen feet of sand and clay-2nd, tih
feet of old trees coated with iron-3d,two
feet of actual leaves- 4th, ten feet shells,
iron, &c., in which deposit the bones are
If any one who reads this notice, can
throw any light upon the character of the
animal, or has ever seen or heard of such
a peculiarity as the claw abovedescribed,.
he is requested to communicate his infor,
motion to Julian Cramer, office of th
mt ioSun, New. York," Wh'will t ,
| receive 'it, and may sief-t i "
of science. ',, ' "; ,' -..
invite, and urge the )La**ttl 'nr : o Th-Bm ty ,ef fHtal. *"
with their assistance, tlred, tht -.. ,.. .
1 t t-a chea or =,a ,art to.trayel as
Filings are equally at their fl p r '0ael p
,= -' -?-rioaay -:dWl itis'boecoming"
. r c o lu m n s w i dl d e ri v e a 'n 'l u 4r e A L ,. .
from the delicacy and beauty which their py lpe;A writer
in a No', 4 York ipape~r says:
hands always produce. n a N York paper says:
1"Y can come from Boston to New
Corporation. York r two dollars, go to Albany for
An Election was held on Monday last twenty -five cents, and almost anywhere
for the election of a Mayor and Aldermen else a a proportionate price.
for this city, which resulted in the choiceir York, a man can go
fr t where he pleases: without fear of loosing
of B.ENJAMIN SAWYErR, Esq. for Mayor, caste, or in a gx&at Bable of a place, eve
and Joseph Y. Porter, John Boyle, ry mat looks out for himself. A busi-
Michael Shanahan, and Samuel O. Tift, ness nran who only means to stay a
Councilmen. They witll hold their first nights Oto, by putting a tooth-brush
,. /. in his r(ocet, needs 'no other baggfagre,
meeting in a few days, when we hope If he h nos a clean shirt, he can buy one
.If .he a, nsa clean shirt, he can buy one
they will enforce such measures as will in Chbatt a street for fifty cents, and put
secure to our inhabitants that quietnrress the diri one in his coat pocket. He
and good order which they stand so much an get shaved anywhere at the usual
in need of price, tad if he will, he can walk up to
i e Bowery and'get a clean face for three
EUREKA. cents. iHe can got a warm bath for 12
A new steamboat is being built on the and a half cents, 'and m these days it
North River at New York, which is a great wouldot b eentiey out of fashion if he
stride towards perfection in tins species of did no shave at 1. He can obtain all
his mals,if he pleases, at six and a quar-
mechanics. It is called "The Iron Witch' ter certs each, and he can find lodging
and has caused a thorough panic among at sorre places for the same money, al
the owners of ordinary steamboats She though he would probably prefer better
"l dtaccoir odations fr twelve and a half
will be ready to commence her trips next acco odations fdr twelve and a half
n e e ithips cents,land still bcttsr for twenty five cents
month. The Mirror says: "The Witch is ed are the veryiextremely economical
uilt entirely of Iron, and is two hundred -the heap and dity prices. There are
And twenty five feet in length. Her ma- many good and comfortable places, where
.inery is of entirely a new construction- men loge for twerity-five cents, and dine
the invention of Mr. Ericsson-and is all Bostro1e t i tefor mostilling astb ecano in
cedboston It is the most profitable for a
placed below the deck. She will not re- man who is coming to New York for a
quire the usual smoke pipes, as the smoke, day or two only, to Come without bag-
aswell as the heat, will all be consumed- gage other than what he can bring in
Iler engine will have more poAer than his pockets, for, as I said before,/he can
those used on board ofsteaboas o the buy a ceanshirt that will answer well
t, e d n b o ta al o enough to traveling for what the porter-
largest class, and she is to draw less watel age and transportation to and fro, of a
She will have twq magnificent saloons, ex.. trunk would cost hin."
lending from stem to stem ; and when. We trust that hen eforth travelling la-
completed, she will not resemble a steam. dies and gentemenill not look down
boat, but on elegant pleasure bar .Mr .upon u who stay at home. We may
p r rge *be domestic from choice not necessity.
Ericsson-under whose direction the Iron
Witch has been built-has 's ulated'that- Thie gteamer ,. harney, wlchl left
she will beat the Empire-o-e of theswifrt this cilylast week for Aransas'Bay, put
est boats on the Hudson-five miles air to 6ll Baize ^ o day in a disabl,-d
hour-or, in other words, that the average con. -
speed of the Witch shall be twenty five sea.
miles an hour! We mu..t not omit to Thi
mention, that notwitlslanding the great since
nphed ofthe-boat, ghe will require only one las p
third of the amount of fuel consumed by had b
the Empire. Coal is to be burt. If this old i
come t ^ t^,
every :-iamt a t
wear-every thing that is wanted to make
us comfortable, as regards the body. Now
sir, you cater for the mind of 1,500 souls,
all the B.B's and F.F's of the different
parts of the world they come from-for
there are but few grown up folks who
were born on the Key,-a walk at sunset
through the city will shew the young
generation coming up.
Men talk and write about wrecks, but
I am above such a subject, and would not
have a husband who had any thing to do
with the wrecking business. It shall be
my object to cultivate a literary taste,and
if this prospectus of my ideas, written af-
ter my husband is gone to sleep, shall
meet with your approbation, I will give
you something that will surprise the peo.
ple here. I have not touched on half that
1 wanted to say; I intended to have fol-
lowed some of our Is!anders along the
Rivers, Canals, Rail-roads, NiagaraFalls,
k&c., that they visited this summer, eating
luxurious fruits, and snuffing- up the air
of the White Mountains, while we and
our dear children have had to take our
chance. "Turtle to day?" No. "Mr.
T. have you beef?" No. "What on
earth can we have for dinner." Old T.
T. speaks up "grouper, grunts and yel-.
low-tails." I heard my husband say he
had eaten so much fish, he should be re-
ally afraid to see a fish hook, lest he
should bite at it. I really think that
common politeness requires those who
spent the last summer at the North, to let
us hear through your paper, ef some
the pretty things they have s
husband turns, the baby crie
Mr. Editor. If you wis
benefit of my talents y
would like te h _
4 Branch T. Archer, a izen of
Texas, lately delivered aa address fore
the New York American Institute, giv-
iig a geographical description of. Texa
and its resources. His description of the
rivers and the country adjacent to them
is exceedingly interesting. We condense
that portion of his address which relates
to these subjects; ..-
"Then taking the country within the
limits mentioned between the Sabine and
the Neuces, the first that would strike
the observer, would be the ehative pro-.
portions of timber and prairie: lands, and
the immediate use to whieh each .eu i
be applied. The proportions within the
limits mentioned are, I think,, six to one.
Not more than, one-sixth of our 1ands are"
timbered, and they are, with a few ex,
ception, fronting our water courses.- The
next matter that would attract particular
notice, is the long rivers bjo hi.h ',the
country is intersected fro uNorth to
South-I allude here, only to our lonng
rivers ; we will, speak presently of our
shorter streams. We will take the Sa.,
bine, our eastern boundary, and progess
west. The River affords fine bodies of
land, and in ordinary tides, is navigable
for steamboats drawing light, draught of
water, from, four to five hundred mirs.
The next, proceeding west is the e
ez, navigable about one Jhundred miles.
the average distance between these streak&
is forty miles. Next the Trinidad, after-
ding excellent lands, well timbered an
navigable in ordinary tides for steamboats
drawing four feet, from five to sii hunS,
dred miles. Next the Brazos, or Centre
River of the republic, in the heart of th
live oak forest, affording navigate'
boats drawing six feet water
and for light steamboats ,
.-Willfis, n his Paris letter to the New
York Mirror,. among other things, says:
One brilliant nobility of Paris, I must
be permitted to mention, however, as she
goes immediately to America, and should
be heralded by all trump ts-the female
equestrian Cammille Lerioux, This
beautiful girl 'is a Centaur-Taglioni-as
graceful a figurante on horseback, as the
other on the stage. She is a heroic look-
ing creature, of.small, regular and calm
features, and has, what was to me the
very attractive appearance, of being con-
sciously above her vocation, and rather
disdawifu l fnrItJU very admirable to
see, however, (with the knowledge Uhat
4thSyan be' separated after the perfor-
mance) how completely she realizes the
fabulous animal sculptured by the an-
cients, with the body of a quadruped, the
bust of a woman, and the wings of a&,
eagle. She gallops, flies and looks love-,
1y, exceedingly in one. I understood
t at she is irreproachable character and4
supports her father and mother by he
profession. She is also a good musician
-and artist. ; .
Who shall bow First.
In England and in the Eastern cities
of our country, the fashionable world, it
is believed, are governed by the following
maxims.- ---"-"-. --. ..
"It is a mark of high breeding not to
speak to a lady in the street, until you
Perceive she has noticed you, by an incli-
nation ofthe head.
"If you meet a lady of your acquaint,
stance in the street, it is-her part to notice
you first unless intimate. The reason as
if you bow to a lady first, she may not
choose to acknowledge you, and there is
no remedy.; but if she bow to you,a as a
-gentleman you cannot cut her.11
Mr. Gougl, the celebrated temperance
lecturer, that fell from grace, is now recu-
.peRting down Eaqt., **Some ladies of Phil
aildelphia have writtPe' in a lettit of symr-
pathy. Poormnm.! Re was only shut 1p1
for one weekw'h !four orhe femi'niine gen-
qer and someire ne;" and (he ladies-God
It.e1 s them--ti filled with condolence for
htipsufferings. As Byron sait, long time
,f- '. i '. L' g '
": Woman Ia wine, mri'h and laugher,
;. i:- oo8 a4,aoda wAtek th day aWei."
-trough beaotf"a_ S ind e sot il
+tor now oendie; M lad tie woman and
w ie for a weekl.
\ +* + .:. ^ '* .
I I I -- I -- -I I II' '~ r .-....2
I 1 _I~
Proprietor and keeper of a Hotel in the
City of Nassau, New Providenee.
Opposite the residence of Iis Excellency,
HE SUBSCRIBER would most reis
pectfully inform travellers and'*er*
sons visiting this Islatjhat he ihas corn*
pleted his arrangements andod oplee
house for Ihe"reception of borders, wkero
he is prepared to receive and give the'me*t
ample satisfaction. This building .f iitu,
ted in the most business part of the city
with large, airy and splendly furnished
rooms :-commanding a fine view of the
harbor, the shipping, and the surrounding
country, being in an elevated part of the
city* Particular attention has been paid
to secure active and attentive servant.
The table will be supplied with the vel^
best provisions that the market can afford
extensive provisions having been made to
that effect. In short nothing buhas been left
undone which can add to the comfort and
-convenience of his guests and from lon04
and successful practice in the business,the-
sLbscriber feels competent of his ability to
give entire satisfaction.
Nassau Oct 71th, 1845.
We take pleasure of informing our reas
ders that we have arranged the large front
room of our office as a Reading Roomfor
ihe public convenience, and that it will be
open every day from 7 o'clock in the mar.
ning until 9 o'clock in the evening.. The
most important newspapers from every
sectiofi of the country will be constantly
filed here, as we receive them; and as vW
frequently obtain, through the courtesy qf,
our pilots, late papers and news from pas
sing vessels, the public may at all times des.
pend upon finding the latest intelligence
either on file or in a bulletin at the rea,
ding room ,
SAmong our regular files. will, i be ihe
From New York.-City-Tlhe Express,
Weekly Herald, WeeklgNews,, Spectator,
Sun, and Shipping List.-Country-The
Goshen Clarion. -,
Massachusetts,- Boston Journal, Semi.
weekly Advertiser, Ame'ican Traveller,
MeUtt I',sr script( and the Olive
Just Received and for Sale.
BY H. BENNER.
509 OOO FEET WHtite Pine
t," o,%. Lumber, Shingles &c.
100 Bales Eastern Hay,
50 Bbls. Lime, &c. &c. &c.
i ~..I-I .
'and I am r.ady for im ;T-cant go.' Tle
live'Whig still insisted, untd at last the
Doctor, finding he was in danger of having
uninvited company to dinner, consented to
go to the Poll, as the easiest way of get-
ting rid of his troublesome customer. He
jumped.ioto.the cab, went over and voted,,
and in fifteenminutes was set down at his
efn ddoo again. I Now,lsaid he, turning
sharply an the live Whig, I hope you are
satisfied PT No,' quietly responded the
16o6bg man---4 not quite! When we have
gmeat difficulty in persuadming a Whig to
come to the Polls, we are accustomed to
pay hitm two shillings for his time. If you
will take the two shillings, I shall he en-
The Doctor'went in to his dinner with-
out saying-Good-by or taking the two shil-
lings.--N.- Y. Tribune.
Prof. Gouraud on Languages.
We.le that our encyclopedia friend,
Professor-ouraud, is busily occupied with
the preparation of a series of lectures,
eleven in number, pon the application of
his-Mnemotechnic system to the learning
of languages, but more especially to the
French, the Spanish,. and the Italian, for
which he intends opening simultaneously
three different classes; He promises to
furnish a tvniverstal grammatical rail-way,
running directly into the heart of the mys-
teries of all the. tongues," with depots in
all the capital cities of the world. Had
Oar friend Lesterseen these lectures before
he wrote his letters to the Tribune, he
would have set forth, instead of -1 money
and French" as the two great requisites for
European travel, ,, money and Gouraud's
polygoile. lectures." We have reason to
ieve tiatlour popular friend has hit the
grihtim.rk, and that he, will again number
0, pupils by thousands--. for while there
*'.^ i '- ; i. **- ^ **'***'. .
Auctioneer and CdmUiision Merchant,
I Kev'Wst, FIorida.
20) 0" Fresh ecccbsjiust rece i
2-0 0 0vJ1 ved ant for sale! by
F. X. de EALO,
Key West, Florida.,
S. R. MALLORY.
Judge County Court.
Key 'Nest Sept. 6th 184.5
Perbrig Ann Eliza,' from New York,
Messrr,Moore, Browie, and Geo. Mallory;
or'St. Marks, Judge Randal and family,
ill arid Mr Dawsoh.
.'a Rudolph -Groning, from N. Y.
(wife of capt Coste U. S. R.
-Mrs. "Diushwood, (wife of
.S R. M.) HWall,
F. A. BROWNE,
Auctioneer and Commission Merchant,
Key West, Florida,
A -. ..
THE Copartnership heretofore existing
between the subscribers is this day
dissolved by mutual consent, All demands
against the firm can be presented to Lewis
E. Pearce for settlement, and to whom all
debts mustbe paid
LEWIS E. PEARGE.
Key West, Oct O28, 1845i-
FashionalehBarber -andl Hair Dresser.
Saloon attached to *the Key West House.
Auctionee and Commissio ;Merckant,
" Key West, Floridi.
AtL- KIN DS of Joh, work natly ext
teri at this office. -
TO MY OLD CUSTOm3IRS.
STHE SUBSCRIBER would
taslke this method of informing Ja11hs
his old friends and cuPtomers, that he has
returned among them, having made ar.
rangements by which he is prepared to fir.*
nish them with every variety of BREAD,
CAKES, PIES, and in fact, every thing
attached to a baking establishment. Him-
self and his partner| deem themselves ful.
'ly competent to execute all orders for pas-
try cooking, and will hold themselves in
ediness tco attend to all orders from man-
a ers of balls, parties, Pic .N'ics. &c. &c*
pur prices for bread will be 10 cents per
loaf, delivered to our customers A sop-
plY. will be fonnd at the store Messrs of Bra
rna & Wolf at the stard formerly occupied
by P. Sintas.
(0 Masters ofvessels and trancient cus
torners supplied at the aboue rates,
W. V. ADAMS.
SW. I1.. WHITE.
ey West, Nov, 22, 1845-"
AILORING ESTABLISHMENT T.
*p THEY, n -
respe-tritly, in- *V W
ra and Naviddad, affording fine lands; Mock Auctions-the Bliter Bit.
not navigable. Next Cane River, pro- A friend-tells us of an amusing incident
verbial.or its fertility; navigable fifty which occurred at a Mock Auction estab.
miles. Next San Bernard, its lands sec- lishment in Broadway, Nov. 4th. As he
ond only to the Cane lands; navigable was passing he saw Mr. R. an acquaintance
fitt mes. Next Bastrop Bayou, fands from the Wabash, standing in the door.
not go ood, navigable forty miles.- Mr. R. is considered rather a shrewd man
Next Buffalo Bayou, lands inferior; nav. at home, and appeared to be closely exam-
igable thirty miles." dining a seven-dollar watch which he had
S imed---Not Heng. just purchased for twenty-seven, supposing
it to be worth about 180. Our friend
A novel oedurrence took place onWed- looked at it, and could uot help laughing
aesday last, in a capital trial pending be- at him-as he had coasted a little on the
fore all the Jtedges ofthe Supreme Court. Mississippi, and brags of not being very
now sitting at Salem. James Powers, easily do-able The joke was rather too
who was indicted for rape on Hannah practical for his comfort, yet hisequanimi-
Welsh, was to have been tried on Thurs. ty of temper did not forsake him. Walk,
day for his life, and the jurors were sum- ing through the crowd into the back office
moned;'and-theb Court ready, having as- he handed the Auctioneer a $2 bill and
signed a day'ipecally for the trial. In told him to sell the watch over again.
this stage of the ease, the prosecuting The latter soon commenced crying it af.
officer announced to'- the Court that he ter this fashion-"Gentlemen, 1 will now
had suddenly been deprived of the most offer you a watch precisely like the last
tteIal, witnes for the prosecution, sold-it is the last chance, and must go.
without whoie testimony he coitild not Who will give $45 fo4 it ?" No sooner
hpe for 'a conviction; that this witness said than our Wabasher, coolly examin-
was the girl upon whom the offence had ing his pocket book, said to the Auctioneer
-- mtted, and that he had lost her in a low tone, (though loud enough for all
ny ly' her going to the jail and in the room to hear him) that if he would
'ng the prisoner that morning=- say upon his honor that it was as good as
and", bein, his %vife, she could rqot the watch he had just bought he would take
.. *,ej^^wto^ 'n.! :'- "-.i it at the same price. The Auctioneer re-
| .: .~the l .ook. I hN W-- plied that it was fully equal to that in value;
j iI p "i, but that his establishment was regularly li-
>- iipre euie ia Mr. censed, and that as hlie guaranteed all sales
i,'. rs'l. bri ft at it was his duty also, to get bfor goods left
ige, enjoyng his honeymoon, instead with himn the largest price possible, and he
f being prisoner in the dock on his trial therefore declined Mr. R's proposition. A
tl the prospect of a hempen halter.- person standing near soon took the bait,so
t snPost.' he and the Wabasher had the bidding all
S to themselves until the watch was knocked
A; ../. I Me Sftey, W^ MwRL, down to the new comer for $36 50-Mr.
.om. years since, when an Elecrion in R. clearing $7 50 by the operation.
_Ci was continued through three days But the best of the joke came afterward.
g om mitee or 11 n ar T
gCommittee of the Eigith Ward, The man who bought the watch was a
idle looking over their check list about "Peter Funk" in the employ of the Auc.-
non of the third day, -remarked the name tioneer who had just come in,and supposed
of as eminent and wealthy physician rest- he had a pigeon in Mr. R. As the rules
ding in Broadway, .who was known to be of this 1 regularly licensed" establishment
in conversation a vehement Whig, and very were to guarantee all sales, theAuctioneer
bitter against the Loco Focos-yet he had "forked over the needful," and slily inti-
not voted. An active young man, who mated to the Wabash gentleman desire to
wor)s for his daily bread, and is worth pns- negotiate with him for a copartnership-
sibly as many dollars qs the Doctor is N. Y. Tribune. -
___ .._ L. ... AIJ----- ..-.1. ..,-- a --J ,-.,... __ --
PORT OF KEY WEST, DEC 6, 1845,
Nov. 29-Schr. Mary Ellen, C e, for
New Orleans, sundries.
Dec. 1st-Brig Ann Eliza, Williamn,for
3-Brig Rkdolph Groning, Thompson,
ror St. Marks, sundries.
4th-M.ry Jane, Sitcher, for Havana,
Brig Republic, Liltlefield, St. Marks,
via. Cedar Keys, ballast.
5th-Slo-opTortugas, Dewey, for Char.
lotte Harbor, Salt,
Dec 2-Brig Ann Eliza, St Marks.
3-,.-Brig Rudolph Groning, St Mallis.
Nov, 29tli-Brig Ann Eliza, Williams,
9 days from New York. Consigne to A.
F. Tift. Goods to H. A. Ogden 4 o,
Tift & Brother, Bowne & Curry, ah .
A. Russell, Esqs. '
30th--Sloop Francisco, Raymon'd fm
Tortugas, ballast. 5
Boat Waterwitch, from wreck of hip
Telumah, with Iron. I
Sloop boats-Nimble, Water Witch, Aa.
ria McIntosh, fiomr ship Telumahl, Iro.
Brig Rudolph Groning, Thompso 10
days from New York; consigned to H.
Wall; goods to Fontaine & Weaver.,
SDec. 1st-Schr Exit of Chatham, 1i'es,
master, 16 days from Boston.
2d--Sloop Mary Jane, SitelCr,rom
Charlotte Harbor, with a cargo of 'Jat fish
for Havana. ,
3rd-Sloop America, Greene tast, S
days from Reef. -
Schr Rome, Kemp, cargo of Cothn fm
bark Mersey, of New York, ashore na the
Sombraras Reef.] I
Sloop Convoy, Gould mast, 9 date frm
New York, on her passage to this ploe fell
in with the Mersey while she was a found
and took a cargo of Cotton from iberwhich
she has landed at this port.
4th-Bark Mersey of New York, tucker
mast, 9 days from New Orleans, in harge
of wreckers, see disasters. .
Sloop Splendid, Barber, from NeYork,
3 days to Cape Florida.
fi-. f VA
e, 6ltikeoc- tKa 'e.t -fc % !
er^sex r;a t/ fl~p _..' 6~i^Jw~
-b*4ft Cp the., bound. t p Iret,
abk. car 0 1402 bale&of cot~n ra on
forms the cit it
zeus of Keyi
West and its cam
munity that he is
prepared at his
er the Printing
Office to make
up all garments
in his lie of -bu.-
siness in the
style, and at such
prices as will give
to those who may favor him with their pa
Kew West. Nov. Ist, 1845.
wor th imUfN voiunieve to te5eed a ca
aud;o after-him., He went accordingly,
f. e" e.v ited,0huato
... d ..tar.
HE SUBSCRIBER would hereby in-
form his enstomers that from a recent
change in affairs, he will, in future furnish
them with bread, at 10 cents per loaf, with
a proportionate reduction in the price of
pastry cooking. He flatters himself that he
is sufficiently known on the Island, to pre-
veht the assertion of his capabilities here,
and he would merely return thanks for the
very liberal patronage heretofore receiv-
ed, and a contlnuence of the same ,
J. G. HIGGINS.
stores of Mr. Pitcher, and Mr. A-ngela,&,-a.t
Gardopho's old stand.
to ta,kad lys c~ist~ern0Ui and, rai.
to nd itat an outimgelad been perpe-_
trated on the file, was beyond descrip-
tion. After standing for a moment with
teeth and fist clenched, looking unuttera-
ble things, he rushed to the middle of
the room, cast one tragic look to heaven
then shrieked out as follows:
republican; Ntad^. I
er-an excellent family neqspp .plf
delphia North American, and Smith'
Weekly Volume (Phil.); Harrisburgh Re.
Maryland.-Baltimore Weekly Sun.
South Carolina.-Charlesfon Courier,
Mercury, and .Patriot.'':
Georgia.--Fort Gains Whig, Albany
Patriot, Albany Courier, and Chattalbb-
chee,.at Lagrange. :..;.
Florida.-Tallabassee Sentinel, andjFlol
ridian ; St. Augustine, News and Herald
Jacksonville, Florida Statesman ; Apa
achicola, Commercial Advertiser.
Alabama.-Talfadega Reporter, and
Mobile Herald.* .
pci ; Point Coupee Tribune -;
0:!- The rice for the privillages of
P .- '
.the reading room will be fity c.entIs per
month, paid in advance. lThe ladies,
strangers and our pilots wfllhaive fre ad-
mission at all times-
New Goods! New Goods -!
THE Subscribers would respectfully an-
nornce to the citi zens of Key West
that they have just received per brig Eme
line, and are now opening at the stand for-
merly occupied by 0. J. Noyes, a splendid
stock of goods-consisting in part of Dry
Goods, Clothing. Ship Chandlery, Family
Groceries &c. &e. All of whichare'offered
on the lowest terms for cash.
TIFT & BROTHER.,
nov. 15 42 tf
1st,was compe'l.tcstotakeiassistaQn from
; ^reikers. Atr tigliter ig 20 bft6i of
cotton, got afloat, the .arc ed at
this place. Consigned ko A. Tift,
Esq., and is now dischaging,- irvey
having been on board nd recomend
the same for further examination4
"Oh for a tongue to speak the doom
The wretch deserves, so beastly vile,
As to sneak into a printers room,
When the editor's out, and steal his
very best exchange off the file !
Value of Newspapers..
There is no book so cheap as a news-
paper; not so interesting, because it con-
sists of a variety, measured out in suitable
proportions as to time and quality. Be-
ing new every week, it invites to a habit
of reading, and affords an easy and agreea-
ble mode of acquiring knowledge so ess
sential to the welfare of the individual
and the community. It causes hours to
pass away pleasantly and profitably, which
would otherwise have been spent in idle-.
ness and mischief.
We find the above sensible paragraph in
an exchange, and heartily concur in the
sentiment expressed. A newspaper is cer-
tainly the cheapest as well as the most in-
teresting medium for conveying intelligence
and good moral preceps to families, -
Children will pickup and read a newspa,
per, whilt .they will suffer the old family
books to remain on the shelf covered with
dust. Every father should mee the impor.
tance of having such a channel of intelli.
gene to his family as a weekly newspaper,
and subscribe for one at once.
WPM A Small House and Lot, situated
1 at the Salt Pond-with a good gar-
den, having an abundance of Sweet Pota-
toes and other vegetables now growing.--
The house is comfortable and convenient
for a small family, containing four Rooms
and a Kitchen attached to the House with
a large cistern of Water. rhe rent will
be-low to a good tenant. Apply to the
nov. 15 42 tf
IU. S. Marshit Salel i
Y virtue of an ord r of sale from the
HIon. Wm. Marvin Judgeobthe Ad-
miralty Court for the Suthern ,strict of
Florida, I will sell at Fiblic A dtion on
the 15th inst., from the Vare Hoase of F.
A. Browne, Esq., all thl cargo tlien unre-
deemed by the payment ofSalvab and ex-
penses of the Ship Telu11ah, latej wrecked
on her voyage from LiVerpool to avana.
Consisting of Iron in btrs, crates ojCrock-
ery, Hard Ware, Suga boilers,casings of
machinery, &c. Terfs of sale-Cash on
delivery-ten days to be allowed ne pur-
chaser to pay for ani receive his goods.
Consignces inHavana nay have their goods
delivered them at any lime before (he day
of sale, by the payment of Solvage Wd ex-
penses, J. B. BROWNE, ,
SU. S. Marshal.
Key West, Dec. 4(1, 1845. r
ARENTS of Monroe County having
children to educate, who are entitled
o the benifig'ofthe Monroe County School
fund, are desired to notify lthe County
Court in order that the children may be
placed at school.
Wm. V. DUSINBERRE SON.
A T THE OLD STAND ofT. Cuuning-
.am, KeyWest House have just op,.
ened a splendid assortment of goods con
siting of the following articles, viz.
Dry Goods, Groceries, provisions, ready
made clothing, Boots & shoes, Drugs and
Medicines, Hardwar Woodenware a choice
article of Tobacco, and a few cases of fash
ionable and sporting hats, &c. &c.
The citizens of Key West are respr.ct-
njlly solicited to favor us with a call.
Key West, Nov. 21, 1845.
LL persons are hereby forbid trading
with John Stevens, a free man of
color, on his own or my account, after thi
date. BENJAMIN SAWYER,
Key West, July 26, 1845. 2
W. L NICKERSON
R[ESPECTFULLY informs his friends
IAl..and the citizens of Key West and its
vicinity that he has commenced business in
the line of Tuining, and hopes, by a strict
attention to the same, and moderate pri
ces, that he will merit a liberal. share o-
All orders for Turning left at the store of
nov 15 42 2t
R espectfully informs the Ladies of Key
West that she still continues the Mit-
lenary, Dress and Habit Making.
Tuscan, Straw and Panama Hatsclean-,
ed and altered in the latest fashion.
Key West, July 19, 1.845. 25.
FONTANE & WEAVEt.
Auctioneers and Commission jMerchants
Auctioneor and Commiss'ion Merchant
S. 'l.ey.West, Florida.
SITS WEEKBILY TOLUllE-SECOND YEARl.
SA Good Job.
The Nantucket Mirror tells the follow-,
ing good one: --
A couple of weeks ago a Schooner
loaded with coal, got upon Great Point Rip,
and notwithstanding all the efforts of the
skipper, there she appeared likely to re-
main, at least until a part of the cargo was
discharged% Forthwith the skipper made
his wpy to town, in search of aid, and
sonibuqd out industrious and enter-
prisn**'rellow citizen, Manuel Enas, the
shrewd captain of the good sloop Teazer,
of this port. After much veering and
hauling, backing and tilling on the part of
the two skippers as to terms, a bargain
was struck to this effect: Capht Enas was
to proceed with his vessel and a certain
number of hands to the scene of action,
and if he got the schooner off he was to
have S 100; if he had to discharge any of
the coal into his sloop he was to have
$26 in addition. If,lowever, the schooner
was not got off, Captain Enas and his as-
doaiales were not to receive a cent for their
The jib and mainsail were put on the
Teozer, and away they sped, the skipper
of the schooner being on board, and rea-
ched the coaler about eleven o'clock, P.
M. Capt, Enas hailed the schooner) or-
derd them to hoist jib, put the helm up,
and then] sought anchorage for the Teazer
let all hands turn in and stood watch him-
self. In the morning, to the joy of friend
Enas, the schooner was afloat, the jib
which he had directed them to hoist hav-
ing produced the effect he expected it
would. The skipper was informed that
his .vessel was off, and in a few minutes
went on board accompanied by the captain
of the Teaser, to whom he said he suppo.
sed that he should have to give him some.
thing for his trouble.
Why, yes," qutoth MandelI" I suppose
you will; your vessel is off, and I will take
a hundred dollars, according to agreement.'
What! you will ? You don't mean to
say that you are going to ask a hundred
dollars for coming up. here and telling my
mate to hoist the jib. said the skipper in
an excited tone.
,, Certainly I do sir; 1 calculated that
she would pay off before morning, if the
jib was put upon her, and my calculations
were correct. I.- N
A P% I m u 1 1 U V, i I.&I RDW A %A=6 1 1. 'I
** Editors who may see fit to publish \
this prospectus and send o a marked copy,
shall receive the paper for' a year ensuing. tj
OF CONflVI$JME 0e
.TT CASONI Tn I
Pu shed at MLadison, Georgza,.:
*o M. COMINGS,---Evro0.,, L
That a Masomni Periodical is needed at
the South, we do not feel dispoed to enCH
quire, for we believe that all the Fraternitj
will acknowledge the importance and neo-
cessity of such a work.
Almost every Institution in the country
has its organ, and its friends to support
it'; and as there is hardly any Body ot As%
sociation that has been more misindet
btood, or more vilified and abused than
that of the Masonic, we think there is
none that needs a publication Vre.
We anticipate some favorabW couhtes
nance and assistance from our Grand
Lodgej and. we assure our friehds .that nd
effort will be left untrrd to make the E- .,
cond Volume of the11 Masonic Sigtalt-
worthy of the Craft..
Among our Correspondents, we num-
be r some of the best Masonic writers h
the country, whose communications we are
proud to welcome to rour columns, and
who will receive out most cordial thanks,
as well as the kind regards four renders.
The Masonic Signal *' will be isetd d
semi-monthly in numbers of eight quarto /
pages, on good paper and fair type.C It
will be devoted exclusively to the caus of
Our price will be Two Dollars and Fif-
ty Cents,-three Copies for Six Dollia /i
or five Copies for Ten DolO e anhm, /
payable in adv eg ** ^ ^l;-y "
H 'arneget pirates,
S"B nng such a demand."
S After considerable more talk of the
same nature, finding that skipper Enas
would not budge a hair from his demand,
the captain of the schbonet paid the hun-.
dred dollars, which was received with that
sang froid, so characteristic of the captain
of pe Teazer.
A Good AnIgdote.--A capital story is told
of Forrest, the tragedian, and an eminent
Judge. When' ihey were both young and
unknown to fame, and to each other, they
met at a Western inn, and by chance were
put in the same bed;-both retired in the
dark, each suppiciou* of the other. They
slept pretty comfortably-so well, indeed
that both refused to rise in the morning.
They were lying, eyeing each other
with ferocious looks, until noon, when
Vorrest, making a desperate effort, called
"Stranger, why don,t you get up?"
"What's that to yon r'
i! have a particular reason for asking,"
mutterd Forrest--and plunged his head
beneath the clothing.
Presently the other raised his lihead, and
,I sayimy friend, perhaps you will answer
me if I put the question to you to which I
refused to reply,'
"Well, then," said Forrest, rolling the
clothes off slowly, and striking his heels
upon the floor,"I have no shirt, and did
not wish to expose my poverty,"
"Oh!" said the other, leaping with a
greyhound like bound 'into the middle of
the apartment-5'why didn't you say so be-
fore-that is precisely my predicament l,'
The ladies of Paris, it is said, almost in-
variably carry small walking sticks. A
contemporary thinks the best stick any wo.
-man can use is a broom-stck. A Benedict',
very significantly hints that this depends
'altogether upon how it is used.
S Have yodu in your album any original
p 'ry Ptaked one young la41 of another.
SNo, but, some of my frieod.adhaye favored
me with original spelling "*" .
Relationships are rather far fetched
sometimes. both in Scotland and Ireland.
jDo yottknew TomDuffy PatI Know
himis itP says Patl $sure, he's a very
-nea relation of mine ; he once wanted to
marry my sister Kate.'
* *T~AwV 6*mP-.W n un~n or-i
For -Receiving and Publishing a Weekli
Piper entitled .. -
The Ne Y"orker, a weekly Jotenalo
Literature and General Intelligence,.wa.
established by the present Editor of thi
New York Tribune; in Marob. i, ai<. U,'
discontinued, or rather merged, on the ez-.
tablikhmett of the Weekly TrT ene, "fi
September, 1841, after having been pub.
lishedjust seven years and a half. Havina"
now made ample and able Literary as=isi-
aneeand having recently extended asal
perfected our Mechanical arraagemeam .;
we propose to reviiseand reissue itOB and "-
after the Ist of October, 1845, on' ai ae b!
slightly differing in size and character .
from the old New Yorker, but at a anuci
lower price. -
The plan of this paper will ormbiee,l .
1. Original Literature, Reviews, et..
1. Select Literature, Taltes Skethaba-s '"
Extracts from New Books, &o, I--11 "
3. Miscellany, Lettes froml Edrope .a14
different parts of our own Country, Statua
tics. anhb'otes,&G .,,.
4. Hints n Doamestic Econeomy, A t
culture, Inventioqui Recipes,&. .,:,' '-
5. General Intelligence, Foreiegn
Domestic in cludming Political events.Pr .-k
ceedings f Congress, c. &e. &e.
This last department Will 'JI T
prepared,and will be as ample A
as that of any other eekly par
ver. T th10 e.tte e n. orrsand ene ad 1
UNITED STAtES JOURNAL FOR THE COUNTRY.
We issue to-day the first number of the
new series of the Demoiratic Expositor
and United States Journal fir' tke couw,
try, which, we consider the cheapest publi-
cation ever offered to the patronage of the
Americanrepulic. It will be published
weekly, instead of smi-monthly as hereto.,
fore undet the charge of Mr. Kendall, and
although it will contain more than double
the amount ofmatter, there will be no in-
crease of the subscription price- The new
publishers propose to furnish their subscri-
bers with a volume of
at the unprecedented low price of ONE
DOLLAR only! Being the cheapest pe-
riodical ever before issued in this coun-
ThW Epositor will continue to be
a faithful and fearless expounder of the
true principles of Jeffersonian Democracy,
da-- : L--1% --m L...... **&- t-#-,& M. t-L ;.',d-..
with the remittance, which may be made in
notes ofany solvent bank.
By uniting in their remittances, members
of clubs will now receive the work at a
much lower price than the former agents of
Mr. Waklie who paid cash weekly for one
thousand copee. In short, the work is ie-
duced odte half the former price, while the
quantity of reading matter remains the
same. Our arrangements are all comple-
ted for the fulfilment of our part of the con,
tract in the most liberal manner.
Subscribers' names for the new volume
should be immediately forwarded. A li-
mited number must be printed, and no dis-
appointment can occur to those who remit
A specimen number will be forwarded,
without charges to all whto request it, post
paid; or may be procured at the publica-
tion okice. LLOYD P. SMITH,
No 19 St. James Street, running from
Sixth to Seventh, above Market, and direct-
ly in tt rear of St. James' Church.
Ph-elphia, November, 1845.
On the first Wednesday of January, 1846,
commences, at Philadelphia, the second
year of SMITH'S WEEKLY VOLUME
a Select Circulating Library, for town
and country, on the plan of Waldies, at
a greatly reduced price, of a larger size,
and new type. Conducted by the origi-
nal, and, for the first seven years, the
sole Editor of Waldie's Library.
The publisher has the pleasure of An
nouncing that the success of this periodical
is such as to insure its continuance upona
permanent footing. A probation of oe
year during which more than one hundird
thousand of our Weekly Volumes hate
spread over the land, has established us, we
believe, in the geod opinions of many; (o
hope to be con irmed in this pleasant posi..
tion, and to acquire new friends and well
wishers. We will venture to assert, that
there have been included in our past pages
many beoklm and essays of first-rate merit;
there have been displayed wisdom and wit,
and humocr-true poetry and story; knowl-
edge has been mingled with lighter matter
and we trust made agreeable. We may the
less hesitate to ascribe to the various works
these eminent qualities, since they are
mostly not productions of our own, but
from the pens of authors of admitted talent,
many of whom are well known, and some
of them enjoying a high aid undoubted
Our plan embraces the publication of the
newest and best books in the various de-
partments of Travels, Voyages, Tales,
Sketches. Biography and Memoirs, in short
the whole range of polite literature and
including translations made expressly for
the work, The editor does notj however,
sacrifice at the shrine of mere novelty in
any of these departments. When a new
book does not offer of the required charac-
ter, he will, as before, extend his research
among the numerous woiks which he has
already within his reach, besides the many
which are afforded by his regular importa-.
tions from Europe. From the arrangements
now completed, all books of merit or popu-
larnty come under his inspection, by the
regular steamships and his situation as
Librarian to the Philadelphia City Library,
still the largest in America, with his colla-
teral connexions, give him access to, and a
I knowledge of, the best and most extensive
Public and private collections on this con-
ert4 In pdUtlopd h ho h9a thoaid -ofirsmany
judaicious literary friends to assist in points
ing out suitable fare for his readers, who
he has no doubt will be of that jndicious
, class which will make it imperative on him
' to use the utmost diligence in furnishinmg
, good and wholesome literary aliment.
THE WEEKLY NOLUME, OR SELECT
CIRCULATING LIBRARY," is printed on a
double super-royal sheet, twenty-seven
inches by forty, sixteen pages quarto, three
columns on each and mailed weekly, will
great care, so as to carry with perfect safety
to the most distant post office.
The Journal oj Belles Lettres. By
thus increasing the size of the paper, we
! occupy, without decreasing the quantity of
book matter, the two first pages as a Jour-
nal of Belles Lettres, formerly printed as a
cover. This leaf, while it becomes an in.
production to the work that follows, con,
tains also original literary matter and news,
criticisms, lists of new beoks, wilh a guide
to their respective merits, and iu fact em-.
braces what might properly be called THE.
LITERARY MARKET. This mode of intro-
ducing the Journal matter is rendered ne-
cessary to pass the two periodicals through
the post office at the prise of a single
The whole is printed and finished with
r the same care and accuracy as book-work.
The fifty-two number- forms two volumes
worthy of preservation, of four hundred
and sixteen pages each, equal in quantity
to twelve hundred pages, or three volumes
of Ree'? Cyclopedia. Each volume is ac"-.
companiel by a title page and index.t
The weekly numbers are put up in a pa-.
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who prefer that form ; they go by mail in
The price is Four Dollars, for fifty-two
numbers of sixteen quarto pages each,
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.neighbors to unite in clubs and remittances,
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uniting their payments or remittances,shall
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ut in no case can the publication be
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Pit SPEC TIf as it uas ueen uner-its late nign gitea
ST editor, who we are encouraged to hope,
9MT WBST GAZETTE* will materially aid us with articles from
Ore to nmber o 'o his eloquenr pen ; its pages will be adorn-
Onreferring to a number of the "'South ed by contributions from the most distin-
Florilian," a paper published in Key West, guided politiealwriters in t he United
in thl year 1838, we find the following re- g poltal wters the United
mark in an editorial addressed 'To the States, Neither pains nor expense will
PubliC," be spared, to make it worthy of being con-
"WH do not know that it will ever be sidered a textbook foi-lhe Democracy, in
unpoptlar to abuse Key West. So little it future generations. The publisher intends
know ot us, our location and conditions it shall occupy the high ground sustained
that tie grossest fictions, having the charm by Niles" Weekly Register, in the palmy
of orety, are greedilyhswallow ed. .edys of that useful publication; it shall be a
Altogh six years have elapsed since cord of important political facts, for fu.
these w4rds were written, they are still in record of pant political facts, for fu
a great measure, applicable to the present ture use and reference, as well as an able
tune, at one purpose which the publican expounder ofstill more important politi-
tion of newspaper on the Island should be cal truths, which will live through time,
intended to answer, is the remo.al of all and eventually, will revolutionize the
groundess prejudices and a fair repre- world.
sentKa W the qsaracter and intelliienee We shall unremittingly and with the
whole soul, devote ourselves to the cause
Outbest efforts shall e,therefore, uset of universal republican education ; to this
to accomplish this end, both by the n atura
of ourommunication and selected ar end we shall zealously endeavor to reform
cles, aldby the exclusion ot all matter of every college in America, and establish a
a low r immoral tendency, system to educate all the children is the
At, same time, we intend to furnish a land in the saving principles of Amierican
faithft account of all occurrences, buti- Liberty, instead of, as present, growing
ness tansactions,decisionsin the Admiral, upin thoughtless, unprovided ignorance,
ty Co'rt, arrivals, clearances and wrecks, or what is even worse, if*' possihle,becom
whicnay be useful to our mercantile rea- ing indoctrinated with the baleful princi-
dersa the North, and we therefore trust e i is
Stht ei m w iu, '- ..phs iUes ofEnglish monarchy and aristocracy,
thA iw- f. r4, 1
tomg W Ja t t AIj t.Ad
tan"p We. h
ha n ** I ren*iltingi .1 haAll(he' a. s w e'eis other
l A Vedetal heresies will be handled Without
d 7 jrloves. In short it shall be a volume
dp ( orthy of being preserved by every lover
o ..--..a.^ l H q ii i fouror republican institutions.
to or^tg lma ,as we can seldom hope We shall pay the strictest attention to
to for our ders, by the publication its business department, as well as its edi-
of articles, anelotes and intelligence, de- trial. Those who wish .to subscribe may
rived fbtl Nortlern papers, which n gen- place the mt implicit reliance up on otr
eral mist be re before we can reproduce pledge that it shall be published and mail-
them. plove tha t it shall be a vol-
At the rgme.tiI6, as much of the interest ed each week, with unfailing promtitude
atn t of ampetr dee ndsuhonthetres- t and regularity ; no lone shall even have the
andty whiMtifgive taperit dependson i sthe varilec slightest occasion to find fault in this re-
tons,--v shallll from the best period spect. Care will also be taken to have
cal litj rtore of be day, and from standard the packages strongly and securely invel-
scientifoand liteary works what may an- oped, so that they shall reach their desti-
swer thedouble prpose of amusement and nation in good order. With thisubrief and
instruct. imperfect outline of our plan, 'we submit
SWhylewe shal abstain from all party our claims to the patronage of the Demos .
and personal political advocacy, nd shall crack with unshaken and undoubting
exclude iltl communications of this nature, confidence that we shall generously be sup
we shail reserve 6 ourselves and our cor- tes
respondents the liberty of a free expression pot
of opinion pn all subjects of general inte- TERMS.
rest, national and international. The Democratic Eoipositor and iUni-
In lrigious affaks we shall act on asi- ted State s Journal for the country, will
milarprinciple orneutraiiiy, as regards be published weekly; each number will
every ing of a d ominational c harater,
excnudft i 1 ommrncarks -ofin aur- contain sixteen closely printed pages, ma
and ei ourt vn re~ark1sha it e u r.wx I RT d e
selveaiito those general prinbiplps which king EIGHT HUNDRED :AND T111R-
must, we think, re received by eVery TY'iTWO to the volume. for the unusual
thougful mnd, hoWiever they maybe op- low price of one Dollar .per annum, to a
posed o some of tha errors of the day when single subscriber!
ligitiimstely carried out. G REAT JNDUrlMENTS TO CLUBS AND
We ot 1 notice fom theme to time, the
pt'intcipd events which may be interesting COMPANIES.
in ectesiastical affairs. In order to extend the circulation of
A large field iq open to'us in ihe past his- tde Jspositor into every part of our glo0
tory of the Island, which, while more pe- tious Union, we make the following propo-
culiarlyattractiv to residents, may notbe sals: those who forward ten dollars shall
without interest lo others. 4*r ^x
We shall also publish monthly meteo- receive eleven copies for one year ; those
logical list. In I word, our paper will be who forward twenty dollars shdLreceive
composed of the usual medley of politics, twenty three copies for twelve months--
poetry, criticism, story, anecdote, specu- reducing the price to eighty-seven cents,
lation gravity, aud gaiety moving accidents for a volume of EIGHT HUNDRED AND
by flood and field, which, Atben mingled THIRTY TWO PAGES! Our democratic
With a skilful hand from that deligdtful friends are respectfilly requested to exert
S,,hP .. q themselves in obtaing us subscri
"We trust that somy of the many geutle- THEOPHILUS FISK, E p,
men of literary abilitv on the Island, will JESSE E. DOW. )
assist is! in this our audible enterprize, by Washington. D. C., Jul
frequent communications on every subject ....
within te abeve mentioned limits. N_ T."". "
In conclusion, we would only say that our I will att -
readers feej certain that the- w r'."
li essays, an a pt
character will be carefully exrlhded. IJ
fine, the New Yorker will be simple" sn
truly a Family Nespaper, of m.odert
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for those reader o ho ithArd~ilitp-Oolitilct
discussion, or prefer to obtain this portion
of their intellectual aliment thr'ouh th'
gazettes of their respective 1oaha.
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al men of any political, Religiom or other
persuasion can object, shall appeatin this
paper, though a targe portion o Ifts ca- -
tents Will appear also m the Weekly Tris
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Thursday aud Friday, so as to'reachi' ttiia.
ny of its patron's as possible before' tthr
Sunday mails. It will be printed 'on a"
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aud quality with hkhat of the Daily and Se-
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