Key West enquirer

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Key West enquirer
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J. Atkinson
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United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-

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West be made to provide for our subscribers a! matters relating to Estates, Guardians, or obtaining supplies of provisions, wood or !
The. Key. Inquirer. pleasant and useful fireside companion.In I Wards, &c. arc held by the Judges in tho water,sballdepartwithout being subject to 'I
--- return we ask the liberal support of the. several counties scmi-aunually. the above ordinances, unless! tho master of '
PUHLISHED WEEKLY AT public. E. CHANDLER. tho said vessel shall request a pilot to take ,
FIVE DOLLARS PER ANNUM. C. R. SESSIONS. APPELLATE COURT. charge of such vessel and take her out over -
(fjjp-Subscribers at a distance must pay in Tallahassee,Mid. Flor. The Court of Appeals consisting of the tho Bar ; for which' services he shall receive .t
advance, or hate an agent in this city ( Editors. friendly to the advancement Judge" of the several Superior Courts is the usnal I tales of pilotage. All pilots detained j
of literature, will confer a favor by givingthe held annually at Tallahassee on the first on board ot any vessel, by the request -
ADVERTISEMENTS: inserted at the rate of! above an insertion in their paper. Monday in January.OFFICERS of her commander, shall' receive for
< One Dollar and Fifty Cents per square, (ol M19131 C. & S. each and every day's service three dollar
fifteen lines,) for the first insertion, and : OF THE CUSTOMS.District : per day, over and above his pilotage. Fishing -
Seventy-Five Gents for each subsequent FLORIDA DIRECTORY. of St. Smacks and Wrecking Vessels shall not
continuance. All Advertisements will be Compiled for the Key \Vct Inquirer. ugllstinl'-Collector Rodman. be subject to this ordinance.Sec. .

continued until otherwise ordered. None Any error will be corrected, and addition 4. De it further ordained, 1 hat any
will be considered less than a square. made on the Editor's being notified of such District of Pensacola-Collector, Robert I vosscl having passed tile buoy on the Bar of
error or omission. Mitchell R. A. Mitchell. the North West Passage before
Inspector, Surveyor having
TNo will be discontinued
(unless at the option of the Editor,) until all EXECUTIVE. I to take the samo ; but in case a pilot goal .

arrears are paid. Governor, JOHN II. EATON. Secretary,!' District of tit. Johns-Collector, James on board by the request of her captain,then

All letters to the Editor on business, GEORGE K. WALKER.LEGISLATURE. Dell. Inspector, Horatio Dexter. .ho shall receive the usual pilotage.Sec. .
C. Be it further ordained, That all
must be Post Paid.
_. District of St. 1\Iarlts-Collector, Jesse II. vessels bound into the Port of Key West,
The Legislative Council is composed of Willis Inspector Ilurr II. Duval. Inspector and spoken by a pilot, Boca Chicn bearing

PROSPECTUS twenty-six members, divided among nineteen Augustus Steele, Tampa Bay. North, or North Westerly,shall pay full
OF Counties, as follows. Leon, .Four ; pilotage at the same rates as though she had
:Escambia, Two; Gadbden, Two ; Jackson, District of Apalachicola-Collector, G. J. been brought In over the main ship channel
The Florida Intelligencer. Two; Jefferson, Two; :St.: Johns, Two;I Floyd. Inspector, W. D. Price. All vessel arriving and not having beet

IT has frequently been a subject of invidious Walton, Washington, Franklin, l\1adilon,1! spoken by a pilot before passing the above 1
observation, that amidst 50 populous and Hamilton, Columbia, Alachua, Duval, Nas District of West named limit, and being three miles from the
Key Collector William
intelligent a community us that of Florida, sau, Mosquito, Hillsborough, and Monroe, A. Whitehead. Inspector- and, I light house on Key West,shall only be sub- ,
One each.Delegate. Deputy
so few native newspapers (if the term may Collector, Adam Gordon. Inspector, Stephen ject to pa.lJalf j pilotage ; but if not spoken
be used( have been decently sustained. We R. until after passing the aforesaid limits, in
to Congress, JOSEPH M. WHITE. Mallory. Temp. Weigher and that case she shall be exempted from l'
have all seen and deplored the evil; but the Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers, paying
people of the Territory are certainly areadillg' Charles! M. Wells E. any pilotage. .
George Weaver.Inspectors.
ELECTIONS. Sec. 0. Be it further nrilaincd.
That all
people; and it is thought that the Charles Howe. Indian Kcv.r .
fault (if fault there be) can in almost every The elections for members of Legislative: John Dubosc- Cape :Florida." -- -# vessels arriving through tho West Pass, and I i
instance be traced, either to the incapacity Council take place annually on the second I Charlotte Harbor tho East end of the Dry Hocks, to the f
or negligence of those intrusted with the Monday in October ; and Delegate to Congress .. ander Patterson. -Inspector, Alex- Westward of Sand Key, bearing Southwest,
management of the papers which have here- biennially on the first Monday in i I shall pay full pilotage, but if not spoken un- 'j'
tofore successively been projected. In the May. BAN 1u5. til passing the aforesaid limits, nod being 1

City ofTallahassee, alone, as we are informed Bank of West }Florida Apalachicola( chartered three miles from Key West light, only half I
a print has been unwaveringly and JUDICIARY. 1829 pilotage shall be recovered, but if spoken I
steadily, for several years; but probably it Superior Courts, having Admiralty Ju -Japital, $500,000. after passing the aforesaid limits, shall be 4
has not met with the entire approval of all riidiction. President, Cashier. exempted from payingpllotage. t
parlies, and under the persuasion that ano- EASTERN DISTRICT-comprising the Sec. 7. Bo it further ordaiued, That all t
ther, and a different print would be acccpta- Counties of Nassau, St. Johns Duval, Columbia Rank of Pensacola, Chartered 1831-Cap- pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port R
ble to some and not altogether displeasing l Alachua, Hillsborough and part ol ital 2500000. shall be entitled to carry her out,unless the j f..
to others,we have been induced to issue the Mosquito. President, Walter Gregory. Cashier, commander can show good and sufficient ;
present Prospectus. Judge, ROBERT RAYMOND REID. Attorney, James Catlin. cause to the contrary. Any vessel arriving

In assuming the charge of a public Press, THOMAS DOUGLASS. Marshal, SAMUEL flank of St. at this port without a pilot, shall have liberty ,
we profess to be fully aware of the responsibilities i-, BLAIR. Augustine Chartered JU31, depart without a pilot, unless the cap.
devolving upon us. It is an engine I Capital $300,000.Not lain shall wish one.
of immense power, and when wisely conducted Tire regular terms are held as follows- ( yet in operation.) Sec. 8. If any pilot shall speak a vessel
is calculated to advance the best interests For St. Johns and Mosquito Counties, at -- bound to this port, outside the limits, and I.
of humanity. This paper is intended St. Augustine on the second Mondays i iu and Planters Bank of Florida, the captain of said vessel shall refuse to I
to subserve those interests. Cherishing Match and October. For Nassau County, Tallahassee, Chartered 1132.( take a pilot, ho shall bo liable to pay full
i an ardent attachment to the free institutions on the second Mondays in April and No Capital $200,000. pilotage, and the pilot so speaking him shall (lit
t of our native soil, we shall ever endeavor vember. For Alachua,Columbia aud Hills- President, Cashier be entitled to carry said vessel out, unless .
I to support them, and to impress on the mindsof borough Counties, at Now nau'tville, on the the captain refuses to take a pilot out, in f f
the people a due sense of the inestimable Wednesdays altar the third Mondays i iu Central Dank of Florida, Tallahassee, which case the pilot shall be entitled to half r I
! privileges they have inherited. To this April and November. And furIuvalCuuu: Chartered 1832-Capital $1,000,000. pilotage out. "
I cnd our columns will on all occasions be upon ( ty at Jacksonville, on the first Monday i ir President, Den Chaircs. Cashier Leslie Sec. 9. All pilotage shall be recoverable I I
1 to the advocates of any rational system May and December. Chancery terms are A. Thompson. (forthwith beforn any illtticA nT Mm l
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of general education do held at St. Augustine on the second Mondays upon affidavit of
i i believing as we any pilot, that ho !spoke i
Commercial Hank
I that they only who understand their rights, in July and September Chartered of Florida Apalachicola, slid vessel or hoarded her outside of the
1 can best appreciate and will most watch- 1832-Capital $500,000. prescribed limits, and that the captain of
fully guard them. The public authorities, MIDDLE JlSTiUcT-Compri the Counties (Not yet in operation.) said vessel refuses to pay pilotage or halt +
in due administration of their Invfulpowers, I of Leon, Gadbdcu, Hamilton Jefferson pilotage, in or out as the case may be. 4'
will be sustained-but, should an occasion and Madison. Union Bank of Florida, Tallahassee Chartered Sec. 10. All pilots shall have a good and

unfortunately present itself to our notice, Judge, THOMAS: RANDALL. Attorney, 1833-Capital 3000000. i sufficient pilot boat to cruise outside of the
we will not hesitate to denounce what 'we JAMES: D. WESTCOTT. :Marshal l'uou8I President,John G. Gamble, Cashier John! Reef, and the name of such pilot boat shall: r
i may conceive to be an a'uiHe. To promote STIN RANDOLPH.: Parkhill. be painted in legible letters in her mainsail
i morality-the general prosperity of our with the number of her brand underneath
- common country and especial! the full devclopcinent The regular terms are held as follows Farmers Bank of Florida, !Mariana Chartered the lame .

' of the rich resources of this For Hamilton County, at on the first 1834-Capital $75,000. .
Territory-to encourage the observance of Mondays in June aud December. For (Not iu operation.) A Resort for Invalids.

an orderly deportment in society-to fostera Madison County, at Sari Pedro, on the I Bank of -- .
spirit of generous emulation among our Thursdays after the first Mondays in June Jacksonville, Chartered 1S35.
industrious citizens in their respective and December. And fur the remainder of Capital $75,000.
branches of business. These arc amongcur the District at Tallahassee: uu the first (Not yet in operation) .
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objects.In Mondays in Apiil and October. For the information of transient vessels
the proceedings of the Federal Government
passing Key West, we give the following SUBSCRIBER
Floridians are as intimately con! WESTERN THE having settled
-Comprising the
cerned as any other citizens of the United J States, and entertain as lively an interest in t j |Franklin and Jackson. at established by the County Court. to open a HOUSE for boarding and
the doctrines it avows and tile measures i it lodging, and believing it to bo one of the
Its Judge JOHN A. CAMERON.: Attorney, i Be it ordered by the County Court that all moll favorable situations in
pursues. acts and principles, therefore, United .
GEURUU< WALKER. Marshal, J. W. EXUM. Vessels shall be
subject to the States for
following who i "
will persons
notimproperly become the subjects of i arc suffering from
rates of .
calm, but at the same time thorough consid Pilotage.Sec. pulmonary,dilpeplic and numerous chronic s '
The regular terms held follows I I. All vessel of Wardrawings J diseases and :
are as
eration. In the politics of the Territory,I] obliged to seek a refuge from
of course a part imnt be taken ; not that u Kscambii County,at Pennacola the and not more { sour the chill blasts of a northern winter,be feeli
a blind zealot or infuriated partizan, but llfirst I Mondays in May and November. For than 14 feet, $2 00 safe in saying that Indian Key cannot If t
that of a dispassionate, and impartial Inquirer. Walton County, ou the first Monday in Drawing 11 and not more surpassed for beauty, health and climate.
In assuming this ground, which will! :March and third Monday in November. than 18 feet, 2 25: Frost has never been known here-the
resolutely be maintained, tvo pledge ourselves For Washington County on the second, Drawing 10( and nut over thermometer seldom below 55 or 50 in winter -
that every communication, of whatsoever Monday iu March and fourth Monday inl 21 feet, 2 50 nor up to 90 in summer. It is entirely
nature, and from whateversource, November. For Jack ten County, at Mariana Over 21 feet, 3 00 exposed to the sea from every point of the
will be thankfully received and respectfully on the third Monday 10 March and the! Sec. 2. All Merchant Vesi compass.

attended to ; always under the proviso,'first Monday in December And for Frauk-i i eels: drawing 5 and not ) The fare of his table and bar shall be
which (as being unshackled by personal obligation lin County on the first Monday in April and t over twelve feet, shall f rca I'uuT rood as the market will afford and attended at

or party prejudice) we will strictly Thursday after the tlirdIondaJ in Decem pay, $1 50 I eby experienced servants. Private rooms
adhere to, that nothing scurrilous, or low, ber. All abov.: 12 and not over for lodging gentlemeu ladies, and families
or personally abusivf', han ever be admitted 1C feet, 2 00 I neatly arranged. Tho undersigned hopes
into our columns. .SOUTHERN DISTRICT Comprising& t the All over 10 and not above by diligent attention apd industry to merit
The progressive advancement in the ArM, County of Monroe and part of Musquiio. 18 feet, 2 2:; the custom of "his friends and the public
Sciences and General Literature of our Judge, JAMES Wu. Attorney, WILLIAM All above 18 feet shall pay 2 50 I generally. 8. A. SPENCER.

own and other lands, will always receive]' MARVIN. Marshal, "THOMAS EATIN.: Sec. 3. \'elielarriYipg or departing thru Indian K"y, Monroe County Terri49
.-oper notice ; and our selection from the j The regular term are held at Key Weston the North West Passage, and drawing four'lorr of Florida, November 7lh 11135 ( tf.
\, lighter works of the day will, we hope, be t the first Mondays iu May aDd November, feet or upwards, except such aa are hereinafter -I i I vy trr1'llo 8t. Augustine Herald. Charles'
both instructing and to reader mentioned (t b'
airtukiog our shall paT $2 0') i ontnrierl'biladelphia Saturday Courier
Measures have already been taken for afar COUNTY COURTS. All Vessels IJ New York Advocate and Journal
bound and
interchange with some of the best The Court through the North ]busies Commercial
newspa having a limited civil West Pass, and Gazette will; give the
JeTS lcd touching at West far
<< : Key
Ff'riodicalsntJ eSort will jurisdiction' above: five
andoriginal insertions
every jurisdiction in alt 1, tie purpose of and forward their
landing r as'enger, letters :;accounts: to this c.flice for payment.



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TOR TilE KEY WEST INQUIRER. branch of business; and can make his own said. Even a simple unadorned detail of T-_
conjectures us to the price which the article its rare qualities would appear to those tinacquainted THIS I1 QTJI RL R.

1 SOUTH FLORIDA-NO. H. will permanently: command. ,But i it! is obvious : with its character, so like an exaggerated KEY WEST, FLORIDA "
that it will bear a great reduction before tale of fancy, that this descriptionof :
Tim soil of South Florida is gcncra1lySl1ppl it will cease: to afford the manufacturer it may perhaps, with them, hardly gain: SATUItDAY, APRIL IG, 1836. -

cd to lie' lite very ejcnco of barren, a living profit. These statements arc credence. But its importance and the lit O Our readers will excuse us for
i is for the thin the of both the tle knowledge which northerners have of it fillingout
ness' It must part, a coat made upon authority manufacturer sheet this week with
of sand}, lying upon n bed of limestone i iIi and the purchaser, and are doubtless must make my excuse for giving it a particular our moreold matter .
an advanced state of decomposition. : substantially: correct. description.The than we would otherwise do, on ac

varies, of course, in depth, but it is generally The Bermuda Arrow-root also, is already banana is propagated by planting count of our mail leaving early this morn.
1 So thin that the higher projections ofi growing at the C'ape in great; perfection, and the suckers which spring up around the ing, and our wish to be out in time to send
'" the stone appear above the surface. Ycl offers another source of profit to all who parent stalk. After growing eight or nine off onr papers.
', cvcnthis thin soil i is! generally deep enough may be disposed to embrace it. If half months it puts forth its flower, and in 11 or -
for cultivation. Upon this soil grow the that is said of its abundant growth, and the 12 months its fruit is perfected. It growsto S1rP VRECL-Tht ship James, of Ports-

pitch.pine, tho saw palmetto, (small shrub, little labor requisite to raise and manufacture the height of ten or fifteen feet, each month, Capt. John S. Place, ran ashore
Ijut two or three feet high) and a kind of it, be; true, the fortune hunter need ask plant bearing one bunch' of fruit. When( on
coarse grass. There are also extensive Savannas no other favor than the continuance of its this is gathered the stalk is cut down to the the east side of the Peninsula, about forty

or prairies,covered with a thick and market price within fifty per cent of what ground to make room for the young plants, miles north of Capo Florida on the morning
luxuriant growth of grass. The soil here it now is, to insure him a golden harvest which growing up like a family found a of271h ult. She was from Mobile boundto
is, said to be a mixture of sand and clay,- commensurate with his wildest wishes. But fruitful mother. The first born of these is New York with a cargo of 1100! bales
The savannas, as well as the pine lands, they who I have much experience in the world, just putting forth its flower when the fruit cotton about 900 of which have
may, with a little labor, be converted into know full well that it is much easier talk of the parent stalk is ripe. In this order been brot'
i rich and beautiful pastures and meadows. of pecuniary profit than to make it ; and ihey proceed continually. But as all the lo this port by the wreckers. The ussel
Though the indigenous grass is not'thelest that they cannot as safely put their trust in stalks do nut ripen theirfruit and bring for- will be totally lost and much of the remain

!, for this purpose, its place may be supplied what is said as in what they know. Hence ward their progeny in precisely the same ing cotton it is said will be damaged, if sa
: ,with other kinds. 'fIle Guinea grass all paper calculations of the' profit of any time, a field of bananas is never without ved. The wind has been blowing
is said} to be now ,growing luxuriantly at untried business must be received with, con ripe fruit and green,until a frost or a deluge very
I the Cape, and it is known to be congenial sidorable reductions on account of supposed occurs to destroy or put back the whole.- fresh for two or three days of the last week
to such soils. exaggerations or unforeseen contingen- The fruit is as near the shape of a cucumber and from a direction that would present
There is another kind of soil upon which ccs. Still there can be no doubt that this as any northern fruit With which !it can any wrecking vessel from rendering assis
grow the live oak, mastic, dogwood, gum branch of business may be pursued at the be compared. It is coveted with a loose tance.

tree, wild fig, and the mulberry, interwoven Cape with satisfactory results. thin skin, which, when ripe, cracks open The, last wrecking vessels from the
i with shrubs, weeds, and vines of all de As regards the culture of sugar cane i in and may be peeled ofT with the fingers, as
scnptions, in such 'thick array/ as almostto South Florida, there is some contrariety of( easily as if it were merely wrapped up in apiece report that nearly the whole of her cargo
forbid the entrance of man. Those opinion. Some believe it will thrive well of paper. It is then ready to eat will be saved, but between 150 and 200

clusters of dense wood ore called ham upon the hammocks, while others contend I from the hand, and consists of one entire, bales will [be damaged. 150 bales yet remain
mocks. '!'ho soil is a dark! compound of that even there it will not grow to sufficient unalloyed mass of mucilaginous nutriment. on the shore to be brought down.
sand and vegetable mould, and is gencra1lyconsidered ) perfection to compensate the planter fo I. Unlike most other vegetables, it is both.r !. -
rich, becauso it will produce his labor. There has doubtless been some' food and fruit-mild, easy to digest, wholesome INDIAN AFFAIRS.The Jefferson from

:sugar; cane, Indian corn, banana, and all I good cane produced at the Cape but it i is and unsurpassed in its inviting flavor St. Johns, brought no imporrant intelligence
P I kinds of garden vegetables! in great perfec hardly probable that there is a sufficient! and delicious taste. As if nature had reversed very
i tion. But unless it is properly nourished i it quantity of suitable land there to make this; the divine sentence pronounced of the movements of the arlll iv.

will very soon wear out and become nothing branch of business much of an object. Col. our first parents in Eden: she brings upon forward It appears to he the opinion of Gen. Ma-
but sand. There are in the hammocksoccasional Fitzpatrick has commenced a sugar plantation this fair fruit for man's enjoyment comb and other officers that the propositions

patches of soil containing a upon the Miami, and has now, or had without tasking the sweat of his brow to made by the Indians to Gen. Gaincs for :a
mixture of clay, and I am credibly informed -, before it was abandoned last winter, several! raise, manufacture or cook it, or the powers cessation of hostilities not sincere.It .
were -
that there is one inexhaustible bed of acres of cane growing upon it. It was Ins grinders to masticate it. She
clay in the vicinity, of sufficient purity for said to be his intention soon to erect ma penis it to him, while sitting at case under pre- is said the Indians have expressed their/

.. making brick. chinery for manufacturing it; but as he has his own broad, silken-leafed banana: alrea- belief that in the several) engagement with
The hammocks constitute but a small 1 not been at Key West since my residence dy piepared for eating, either with the fear that officer, they were the conquerors Gen.
portion of the land, yet they are so udmiraUy here, I have had no opportunity of learning less teeth of the young, or the toothless Scott is moving down them in three
mixed in with the open pinelands and I his plans. lie is largely interested in thai gums of the aged; and she presents it in bodies md'e
: understand it is his intention
the savannas, that the settler may have uponhis section, and of course we may expect him every variety of size to suit either the broad
premises a due proportion of every kinof d to do much to enhance its importance. mouth of the fat gormandizer, or the delicate should the war not (bo over cfuretho rains
soil. His savannas, and, if he choose, There is abundant reason to believe that' dimensions of that of the nicest lass commence and the rnosqueto season sols
;. the richer portions of his pine land, may be very nearly if not quite all kinds of tropical I in Christendom. These favors fall not /lo the in, to take possession of every spot that is
appropriated to pasturage. Also upon the fruits will thrive well here. There are n lot of man where frost and snow 'and mud capable of affording nutriment to the
; latter and upon his hammocks, he may cul variety of plants already introduced, butthey hold dominion, two thirds of the year, but savages
ovate the grape ,vine, which is indigenousto are yet in their infancy. Only a few in the sunny skies and) endless summer ol and) effectually confine them to thc erf -
the country, Indian corn, |potatoes, fruitsegctiibles Cocoa nut, Lime, Lemon, and Almondtrees Southern Florida. ergladcs and morasses of the interior until

\ and the mulberry; and his s o- are now bearing fruit. Fortunately, Hiimboll, in his travels in :Mexico: observes the season for operations again comes round.
called barren sand may be left to the care i however, the Limes and Lemons at the that betircthe people of that conn lAf .,...
::1 I of Madam Nature, who docs now and probably Cape are of a quality decidedly superior to try can become industrious, government By the arrival of the Mail Schr Laura,
\t' always will, if man permit, raise i any grown in the West Indies. The few must order :all the banana plants to bo du Capt. Wukcr'e] are put in possession r f
thereon as valuable\ crops us the northern I orange trees that are found on the coast, roved ; then, and not till then, the |peoplewill dates from Charleston late the 4th
as as
farmer, with unremitted labor, can produce ale, with the exception of one or twoguileyoung. be obliged[ labor for their subsistence
from hid rich and boasted wheat lands.. Doubts are entertained by many A?; it is, the :banana and its kindred plantain inst., containing accounts from the scat of
Yes, here, in Southern Florida, upon a soil I that the soil near the Cape is suited to the constitute almost the entire fowl of war in this Territory" the 25th March
of clear white sand, without any of than's I growth of tho orange, on account of its being many families. Tlio amount which a very given The accounts are anything but satisfactory -

assistance, ;grows a very valuable root from I so shallow; but the better opinion i is, quantity of ground will produce is en Gen. Scott left Fort Drone: on the
which is manufactured tho same t that if well planted and attended to, they ormons. Huinbolt estimates: it
as 1 133
tho Bermuda) Arrow Root. The Indians I will do well. The wild orange does grow pounds to one of wheat or three of potatoes morning of the 2Glh ult. with 2200 men,
call it Coonty, but Compty is the name h y, and thrive in many places in that vicinity, and comparative nutriment of au acre of; fur the Wilhlacoochec, [battle ground of

which it i ia generally known among the and a person would naturally suppose thai t [bananas and an acre of wheat as 2 5 lo 1. of Gen. Gaines. Gen. Euslis was to have
-whites. It grows in inexhaustible[ abundance where the one finds a congenial soil the Some idea of this amount may be gathered: j I left Volusil, with the whole army, for the
and what is extremely fortunate, does I other will also. from the fact. that a single bunch of bananaswhich
same CO
place, i.n Saturday, leaving only
to he replanted *r renown when Most kinds of
:not require I garden vegetablesrow ( grow as close upon the item as if i iI il
:it has once been gathered, but it will of r at the Cape to great perfection, some ube I hey were packed in a basket) often weigh men at Volusia.We ; .
..- :itself ngain spring up, and in two years them indeed roost curiously The pumpkin more than a bushel of wheat. This singu earnestly. hope that a speedy lermiuation
better and more abundant than its former vine Mid some other plants, which are tar fruit may also he prepared for feud in may be put to this unfortunate affair
crop. It is manufactured with but verylittle annual at the north, continue to grow and various ways which I have not now time to!and that those who have been compelled tci
trouble Many families are accus- bear, }car after year, to how great an aye i itis describes.
tamed to grate it by hand upon a tin grater not known. The cabbage, after >a ejibe above account presents some of the'agreeable I'i abandon their homes and property may !)<"
and prepare it in the sane manner as I head i is cutoff puts out branches, and instead colors in the picture of Florida i permitted to return in peace.
potatoc: starch is made; and thus they makea of seed as at the north, produces new but lest the reader should think that none; -
decent profit. But the better method is I head, which it is said, when cut off arc other will be exhibited in those loiters, he Oa Monday the llth inst. the Cutttr
to grind it \by water power, which is abudaft succeeded by still another crop. I have may: until the next appear: reflect upon Jefferson, Capt. Jackson arrived at this
where the root is found. seen a second growth of heads f forming drunkards bullies
upon and musketocs, which port from St. Johns River, having onboard
There aro two mills near Capo Floiida i :, the branches of an oil: stock four or five constitute the darker shades MAJOR
the one prowled\ by horse power and the, feet high Tn'b3t perfection they will I.. WINDSOR S I1Tn. GENERAL MACOMB, and his aid-
other by water. At the latter, as the owner attain 1 cannot ETo trace I lie development 1 April 1C. 1836. de-camp CAPT. COOPER: and oc Wed nes

declares, five men, with a horse and carl,I of these singular productionsandto .. day the 13th inst. she sailed again: for Tarn
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can easily dig, gather, imnufiicmre, and I watch the strange pranks which this climate ) "\.. OT ICE - I pa Bay.
pack four cwt per day, besides:: making the, :, : is disused to play upon| uu: northern J." term of n the hereby given.that) the spring: We believe in
u.oerior General
in which it is put. The of the, Court for th Macomb's object
bou'S price vegetables, will form an interesting item i in Southern Judicial District
article is as vet unsettled. It has: varied l at I tho amusements of (the northern cmig-aiU I uin the city of Key West, is Florida postponed, held bj visiting this quarter of the Territory, is to
this market trout 'four to sixteen dollars the) to Cape Florida. All will there be new HH! Honor James Webb, Judge of said ,obtain (so far as a hasty examination will
hundred weight. Shortly after it first came<< and interesting to him, conspiring: to maLe District; to. the second Monday in June.admit of his doing) a personal acquaintance
:4 into marker: and had began to equiri him feel that he has in truth entered upon ensuing, being the: thirteenth day of said
four month, at which time the locality of the various posts, set.
a reputation it fell from sixteen to dollars new and untried world. Jurors witnesses
r" in consequence of some unforlunaUuxpvrimvnts That invaluable parties, and all others concerncd will attplld tlements &c. Soon after Iris arrival) he
plant, the banana, hasp : accordingly.
undo by tho manufacturer.- won itself at home in our soil. It acre: .. OSEASTIN., Marshal visited the Sloop of War Warren, and
I"; But it M beginning: now to comm.ind ;t::1 dy, grows at the Ctpo to fir greater perfection Key 'estlltarcl, 9, 83C. [l:-Jt] thence accompanied by Capt. Cooper, Capt
Tho last that was sold licit .
higher picc than the \\
IB cst India Islands. A Taylor of the Warren, and tho Collector fight; dollars the hundred. bunch ol Florida bananas ; TV-I TICE.-ALnJN \.1\I.JACKsON
: : commands at this, KSQ. of
11 I the Cantonment
proceeded to the U. S.
With these data, iho readerts'v,'tl a? flu( .. place nnaily double the price of those fn in is iny agent and attorney in fact dur- port
calculate the of his Cub Of this lDglI11 absence. JAiIt:5 WEI3l3. I and examined critically the site,condition
writer, can profits I new ;). plant too much) cannot March7J8J11.:
hey 1 [1-tf] I of the buildings &;., Oo leasing:

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darker color of the legs below the knee, he
the Warren the yards were manned and the, gratifying to any one having the good of Also, wanted, 50 young oleo and fifty was probably one of Ihc lazzaroni,and' had

usual honors paid to the General, witlyhe Key West at heart to ha'e'ery stranger, j young I ladies to go to Green Bay and Camp met with a sudden death His right heel

exception of the salute, which was dispensed form such an opinion of the character of I belize the Indians in the Fur and Balm lay on the forehead of a young man, emaciated

with on account of the dangerous condition Key West! Truly thankful are we that i it Trade. There is no doubt they will return I to the last degree, his chest thrown

of a sick seaman on board The can no longer be said "There; "no government with splendid fortunes. All must be well I. skeleton up as ho covered ky, and with his ribs skin.showing The course like a

ensuing day the General visited on horseback here." ,U-(UA/ equipped with ammunition. For particulars black curls of the latter,as his head rested

different quarters of the Island and I t 1 call at my office, corner of Wall and on another body, were in such strong relict'
t dined with the Mayor.It We find tho following among other appointments Dominick streets" that I could have counted them. Off to

is understood (and we feel pleasure i instating I confirmed by the Senate- the right, quite distinct, lay, in beautiful
t like John II. Eaton to be Minister to Spain. Important news of Leap Year.-A. pointof attitude, a girl, as well as 1 could judge, of .t
the fact,) that: General Macomb, I
! Richard K. Can to bo Governor of Florida law has recently been decided by the not more thun nineteen or twenty. She
all strangers arriving here, was very agreea o all 1 had fallen on the pile and rolled or slid
vice J hn II. Elton J of Exeter Eng inwhich
( Magistrates: ,
{ bly disappointed with Key West,and expressed awry Her hair was very long and covered
Robert R. Reid to be Judge of the United who arc liable to thom 'amantium uavwhich '
her left shoulder and bosom her
j himself warmly in its favor both in ; arm was
a Military and Naval point of \'iew.Ve States for East Florida. do not end in tho renewal of love, across her body,and if her mother had laid

that the favorable will J. A. Cameron to bo Judge of the Uni are deeply interested It is thus reportedin her down to sleep, she could not have dis
hope impression not
led States for West Florid. the Court Journal. A landplaintiffsummoned posed her limbs more decently The headlaoVfallcn
I' lessen as his distance from us is increased a little to the right, and the
\\HA V James: Webb to be Judge of the United 1 a defendant-swain for restoration way
feet, which were small, even for a lady,
, NAvAL.-List of officers at present at. States for South Florida. of a IC watch," which, in her liberal houroflove were pressed one against the other as if she}

! tachcd to the U. S. Sloop of War Warren, We learn that the nomination of Air. Eaton (it was but an hour alas,) she had I were about turning on her side The sexton +i

I now lying in our harbor. was confirmed by a vote of 32 lo 12., fondly bestowed upon !him. Ho had returned said that a young man had como with \

3 1 Master Commandant-Wm V Taylor. Messrs. Calhoun, Clay, Clayton! Ewing of the pledge with a brooch," and was the body, and was very ill for como time'after
it was thrown in. We asked htm if
\i Lieutenants-Scmuet F Duponi, Ebcne- Ohio, Goldsborough, M'Kean, Mangum, now called upon to "return it" indeed, He (icoplo were brought here. "Yes"respectable ,

J! zcr Farrand, Chas H M'Ulair, Samuel E Naudain, Porter, Preston-Southard and refused; the watch was a gift -and it was he said, "many. None but the rich would J

Munn. Swift voting in the negative.No his. But the law officer of the court recollected go to tho expense of n separate grave for ,

Surgeon-John F Brooke. opposition was made: to the nomination an old treatise, called thc'Woman' their relations People were often brought

Passed Asst. Surgeon-Jus W Plum of Gen. Call, 43 Senators voting in I Lawicr,' in which the point had been plated in handsome grave clothes, but they were I

mer. the aft rmative, and tho law laid down. The book was s always shroud stript before they werO left The '
whenever there was one, was the
Purser-Andrew J Watson. The reapppintment of Judge Webb will, I sent for, and the passage read. 'rhe eOcc't perquisite of the undertakers" And thus

Acting Master-Jas F Miller. we believe, meet the cordial and univeisal: I of it was, that gifts given during a courtship arc flung into this noisome pit, like beasts, "

Passed Midshipmen- -Daniel B Ridgely, :approbation of our citizens. had a tacit condition annexed to them the greater part of the population of this
Wm S Scvarn. vast city-iho and the old the vicious
i -that if marriage did not ensue, tho gifts young -
A bill was at the last session of and the
passed without
{ Midshipmen-Levi Lincoln: jr., R S were to be returned subject to this proviso r virtuous together- :
our Legislature for the relief of the Militia the decency even of a to keep the '
Trapier, John Mooney, Hen F B Hunter, that if the gentleman had a kiss for his gifts I, distinctions of life rag \
i and Volunteers of Florida called into the Can human beings be
Edward: Donaldson, Washington Reid, IIII he could only claim to have half of them I thus thrown away? men like oursclvcs-

Lewis, P C Van Wyck. Murray, JohnG service the United States during the present returned, but, that the law was more indulgent 1. women, children, like our brothers and sisters

Todd. Indian! : War. It provides 'that it shall: 1 to the lady, who was permitted without ? I never was so humiliated in my life

Boatstcain-Wrn Water I not be lawful\ for any officer within this any condition, to have back all she as by this !horrid spectacle. I did not think ;

Gunner-Thomas Robinson. Territory)', to issue any attachment, cxccu that a man-a felon even, or a leper-what
ion, or other civil against the goods gave.. 'l'he''Woman's Lawicr'prevailedthe i you will that is guilty or debased-I did
i process
I Carpenter-Wm Peterson. watch was returned to the lady, and he not think any thing that had been humane
and chattels .
Sail moArr-J G Gallagher., lands or tenements, or to institute ex-swain received back half tho value of could bo so recklessly abandoned. Pah!
-- any civil suit against any of the Ml It makes one sick at heart! God Jt ,
brooch grant
-for' all could not in this case be
We have heard it proponed during the) litia or Volunteers of Florida, while in actual demanded. may never die at Naples:

last: swell, that applications be made to thcnext service during tho present Indian war." -
'And I will give you back your heart, CATEGORICAL. 'Il fishhooka I
Legislative Council to make two new : 'c you got any >
Counties out of the Tortugas Islands and Tin: I:l'CllEF.s.'e understand that: t If you will give back mine to me.' Timid a gentleman the other day, to i '
i Vacas and that the services of the Euchccs in carrying onthc sings the poet; but the conditions in lawit a boy in one of our stores. 'No,' repliedtho j'
Key :-- our Delegate to Congress ,
, war, hate: been boy Tile
accepted by Gen. Scott gentleman thinking the Sir
seems not A love
I arc quite 50 simple.
be requested:: to use his exertions to and Gen. Woodward of Macon, Ala and should have been included in the answer, l'
r: have the latter place and Sand Key made Maj. J. L. Watson, have been authorised t to who received a watch from tho lady of his rejoined 'No what?' 'N6 fish-hook*,' said 1

,; Ports of Enlry. TIm extensive commerce conduct them Tampa. About five him heart, can only hope to make it his own byby ; the boy. lf

of these places will foon, it is thonghlcar clued will bo employed. They will form avery setting a better watch on her affections
useful addition to should the PASSENGERS
ouranny, Host. Post.
pletely swallow up that of emy Port along Indians retire to the everglades. Major Per Schr. Laura from Charleston-Lieut (t.

! the Reef, unless:: it i he Indian Key. These! Watson arrived here on Thursday evening The editor of the Washington Globe, James Morrison, Revenue service. j

r projected improvements speak well for the and proceeded next morning to carry this .speaking of tho apprehended attack on Per Schr Warsaw from New York-Capt !

growing importance of this portion of the measure into effect.-[Flondian, !March 1Col 9. 'Tampa, says, that the panic must have been John Burrows.. '
indeed Per Sch unrn. "_!aHa.... 'ft-A..u.., i-", 1'4&1_. .
Territory. \AJf ; i irrrat : and snv.n. in tho West.. then ____: ---- --- w -.1 "'1 U..ll r
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White is endeavoring to obtain a I yt''ould have repulsed them. We: ton-W. A, Whitehead,. Collector of the %

At the election held on Monday the 4tl] appropriation from Congress, to completethe :t presume! tho editor knows more about newspapers Port, Lady, child and,servant, Miss Parker
inst. for Mayor and Aldermen of necessary public buildings at the Seat than he does about Jndvlns.I of New Jersey, Capt. F. Neill, Lady, and ) !i
this city,,, of Government in this also servant and
Tcnilory; to I Capt. E. A. Thomes of wrecked I
F. A. BUOW.NE ESQ. was elected Mayor I erect a courthouse and jail at Pcnsacola., Bark Grecian. ,
SOX, and PIERCE P. FELLOWS, Esquireswere TUB KNtcx nnucEn.--The- March 1 bad read so many harrowing accountsof fttarfnt inttlU rUtt., II
elected Aldermen. the burial place at (Naples, that I went ARRIVED
number of this popular periodical came to. with April 9, Sloop Standard It
In consequence of Mrssis. Platla and an American of my acquaintance to Place, Cape
hand the last mail. Its contents arc varied visit it. An old manojwned the iron door, Florida, Cotton from wreck of Ship James
r Gandolph having received an equal number 'lo F A
and and
interesting we a clean, spacious, and well ,
of votes, an election took place: on Saturday Tin: NEW-YORKER. paved area, with long rows of iron rings in Sloop' thistle, II Browne,Cotton from do
9ih inst. to fill the vacancy: and Dr.. received the the heavy Id.\bsof .the pavement. Without 10> v A Browne.

]). PLATTS was elected. first number of tho Ncw-Yorker, publishedin asking a question, the old man walked: Sloop North America, F. Park, Cotton
quarto form. This is quite uri acquisi across to the farthest corner, where stood a from do lo FA Browne. .

The following conversation is said to ton to the work. Its( contents we favero t moveable lever, and, fastening the chain in. Sloop Drnad, Welch, lIavana, to master.

have taken place recently on board of a as yet: perused.Puysicing !. to the fixture, raised tho massive: stone coyer Sloop Energy, Packer,Havana: ,to master
vessel l entering cur harbor. of a pit. He requested us to stand back April 10, Sloop Enterprize, Cruson, Ifa.
for a few minutes, to give tho effluvia limo vana.rndzloFA Browne.
Cape Horn.
Pilot f -
who following
are the authorities
of Key to cscapeandthenshelteringuurecswith April 11, Sloop ReliefDenisonIlavana ,
advertisement is from
West? a .
I paper.It hats looked to master. .
our we in. You have read,of
"I don't kno f, Sir I believe there are I' beats all natur' as Jack Downing would I course, that there are three hundred and kfclir William and John Mellus, Havana.

none." say..4 sixty five pits in this place,one of which is ballast to F A Browne. *
"You misui rers and WANTED TO CHARTER-A ship of 400 opened every day for the dead ol the city April 14, SchrLaura Walker, Charles-
who is
?" >0 me your tons burihcn, well manned, with provisions,! They arc th.own in without a shroud or ton, mdz to O. O'llara and others. ;

.Mayor lIav'nt got an I l'l &.c. fur a three years voyage, to sail round coffin, and the pit is sealed up at night fur Sloop: Liberty, Latham, Havana, to master "
ir Capo Horn, with a cargo of Dr. Meti'd a year. They arm thirty or forty feet deep, -
"Well, 1 ptesumTf you have a President American Anti-Uilious and each would contain perhaps two hun 16, Sloop Loreto Sawyer, Cotta, from '
of a Town Cowl, or some oilier chief Dyspeptic Pills. 30 dred bodies. It was sotnu tithe before we wreck of ship James, to F. A. Browne ".0
\) young men will rcccnoa good salary, 100 could distinguish Sloop Alert lira .
raagistraie.: V V any thing in ihcdaiknessof man: Cotton from week
441 l beliete hotem! Them is I young ladies not over 20 years of age, to iho abyss. Fixing my byes<< on ihefejoi, of Ship James, to F A Browne ,
no govern be appointed as agents on different islands however, the outlines ot a body became de Schr Peedec, Cold, Cotton from wreck }\

here!t" V> round the Globe. No objections to a few fined gradually,arid in a few rumutes. sheltering of ship James, to F. A. Browne .
"What! no authorities at all? then I Down East ladies my eyes completely from the sun SAILED
presume every one dyes here pretty much .in the young well<< experienced at o\e, I could see the horrors of the scene April 9, Sd* Warsaw,FlitnerSt.31&tkg:
.$ bnpleaseaC' business. Dr. Mcedo is determined but Iou distinctly Eight corpses, allot April 10/ ,Sloop Energy, Packer, Havana,
:to circulate his genuine American Af.U- !grown persons, ly in a cotifustd heap together Sloop mead, Welch, do
"Just so! I beJicH',Sir!" !bilious Dyspeptic Pills, if fag has lo feed Ihe I *aa they had been thrown in one after 11, Sloop; Relief, Denison, do
;I What a 'fish in the :another in hecourseul't14edayThe 12, Sloop Entciprize,Ci,uson
pretty tKo sea with them. Ho las:: do
commentary upon act asscies the 'was 16, Sloop LiLcrty
a _
sf bur public they are tho best pillsextant. powerfully made old man, who IJ8'r..lleu -' 10 Lsthtm do
Legislative Mail
Council Schr
depriving f I flat his LauraWafker
us otlrobenefitsof will curea l diseases and on back with his: right band Chlst'u.Ntl .
a City (Q\'ermnent-lJo\\! require no cxplanation. across and hall Yo"k Stable, II 10 '"
w covering the face of a waman. J*, : Uy his full limbs bound fo Mobile
and chest, and theuonxsn t the North. West on passed through ,
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-. MISCELLANEOUS.TUB ;:--' .! to love against hope, against reason-to caught his eye fixed full upon me with an I ploymentin home work; !they work for oth-
I. :-_._ love with all the intensity and devotion of expression of anxiety, of entreaty, of reproach ers, and instead of spending their earnings
'I WAGES OF SIN. a first affection ; was very speedily mine I 1 t / and despair, which impending- for gaudy fripperythey purchase materials

Surrounded with every blessing life can say to love against hope, against reason for solutien only could convey. A convulsive! and when out of employment: work up
afford-possessing prospects of a brilliant! IdiscovercdbuttoosoonthatAdela'slaeauly cry escaped him. It was repeated in a l these materials into various useful and or
I' nay almost unrivalled .nature-few entered J her innocence, her misfortunes, and the! deeper, wilder tone. A sullen! plunge was I namental usehold goods. The acti\c.
{I tho chequered scene of toeing with greater air of cheerful resignation with which she! heard. There was stillness around me-it: industrious young man, who has a farm
.:. advantages than myself. It is true that the submitted to their pressure, had made a I was the stillness of death.1f.. with neat barns, &c. on it, and gets one of '
lapse of a few short years made me an unconscious powerful and permanent :impression on my 1 returned to the house by a long and I these girls for a wife, obtains a treasure, the
: orphan. But by a kind and brother's heart. I saw that I had no chancej circuitous route, and immediately on reach- woman, beside the easier parts of house
watchful guardian and his sister, who had j I And yet Adela's return to her lover's pas, ing it, gave the alarm. His body was found maid's engagements, will if necessary feed
i been my parent's early friends, their place lion was cold and faint in the extreme., an hour afterwards. I did not see it. I the pig and poultry, and milk tie cows,
was most affectionately supplied, and of Living in his immediate neighborhood-. was pressed to do so, but repliedtheywere make butter and cheese, spin and weave,
such a brother as I possessed few could hearing hour by hour of his unbounded I the only words of truth that passed mend her husband's clothes always darns I

''' boast lie was about eighteen months ol benevolence, his unaffected piety, his humility my lips for many years-that "my fetlrng a Ids stockings, and is very particular to have '
der than his disinterestedness would not allow her victuals well cooked and
myself, and though in our pursuits,, respect, THC. ready in sea 1
and tastes, and turns of thought, au essen she esteemed-but, she never loved him. son. Now it seems to me that such coun
tial difference was perceptible, we were To her mother, his wealth, his rank, his Within two years afterwards Adela was try girls make much better help mates than' t!
'[ warmly and devotedly attached. Alone i in generous easy!' temper were irresistible. Mrs: Iglus. tie I town girls. Yet some have the impu 1
' r the world, we clung to each other with an De Cnurcey smiled upon his suit. I was I "I had realized the wildest wish!' of my dence to call us Gawky and slabsidcd' I
intensity of affection which orphans only a bankrupt in affection from that very }hour! heart. Sin I had committed-aggiavatetl, If[ we screwed ourselves into the shape of
can feel; I will describe him-though i it For the first time I now felt I was heinous, damning, overwhelming. I had an hour glassf as very many of the town+ a
cost me a bitter pang. a younger brother; for the first time rny earned--fairly earned its wages. :Fortunewas girls do, we might indeed be ridiculed, but t
"More sedate-more reflecting-more heart swelled with envy and animosity towards mine. Hank was mine. The being I| because we have good sense enough not to i
l refined and highly cultivated than myself; the unsuspecting Walter; for the firsttime : had so long, so hopelessly loved, was mine. torture ourselves! into shapes: different from \
l will a mind slightly tinged with melancho I regarded with feelings of satisfaction There was no living creature to dispute my; hose nature has given us. To ridicule us '
ly, and deeply but unaffectedly impressed his slender form ar.d sickly habit- will or control my wishes. Perhaps it may I[ am sure is my ungentlemanly, that's all.
by the great trnths of religion,hoexhibitcd treasured up the passing indications of delicacy be asked, was happy? Happy From the J 1 am sure that persons visiting our little

.a character remarkable for mental energy i of constitution-and calculated, yes; very day my brother died I never knew the I cottages and tinihoiiscs will say, "how
when excited, but which took little interest. actually calculated, whether it was not pos meaning of the term. Soon-my soon much more interesting those rosy faced,
in ordinary occurrences. His pleasures sible I might survive him. And then bet -retribution overtook me. The Almighty honest hearted, lively country girls are, than
were invariably those of a grave and solitary ter feelings would return, and J would op- visited me early with his chastisements. I our insipid, starched up, mincing misses:*
cast. Ho seemed to endure mirth rather pose to those baneful, but evanescent emotions was passionately' fond of children. There

than enjoy it ; to enter into society, more my own purity of intention and rec was a purity and innocence about them! NAVIGATION EXTRA.
from a feeling of duty than an anticipationof titude of heart 'Twas the dream of a which breathed to me of another world. I I
amusement. contemplate nature i in madman. Oh! would to God I had learnt) liked: them as companions. Their heartfelt t A few days since the ship F-icon loaded
her wildest and grandest forms-to listen the lesson of human weakness, the great'esson mirth, their sportive playfulness, their dove with oil fresh from the whaling ground, ar 't
to the sullen roar of ocean- to survey from of human life; that 1 'had been taughtthe like simplicity, and winning smiles, would rived here, and beat her way up through the f
thevcrgeof a rock the fretful billows foam narrow limits of human:sufficiency, and i always I even in my darkest hours, steal me ice in the harbor as far as he bar, (about !1
ing and breaking at its base-to watch the had been led to pray for strength and support I from myself.; I implored heaven--for I half a mile from the wharves: ) \vheielike I
progress of tho tempest and! gaze upon the from above! Would to God Iliad dared to pray !--to vouchsafe me such a many loaded] vessels Fi*>fiirf\ elm vtrttnlf' nn. .
forked lightning-to enjoy the sabbath learnt control, my passions-to subjugate I Ithem I.lessin1! of- 'm-.;' uwn.1.. TI& .,.,.,.,....,,' ""'n.".t; n.I."un:.: the mud. Her situation being i in no'way
stillness.. of. a summer's evening. ., and. muse .. _.n '-0- ._n_. p.mnil'A-... ... .nf.. .rl\1onn.......,... tn.v..v.i.... 1..."i I reasons which rendered mo earnest and ill.- dangerous, as she could easily pass over on
upon ujuaimiynumerablc firmament- siuuuiu .wmi U>- divine assistance to combat, to stifle, to, portunate in this petition. I was the lastof the rise (if the tide, the officers and crew I
t. worlds-to investigate the structure subdue them! my race. The name of Moyssori, so were permitted, as is customary see their
. and powers of the human mindandto "Preparations for t the marriage was in pro nobly descended, the title of no recent creation friends from whom they 'had been sheen! ,
dive into sciences which lead man to his gress. Instructions had been issued for would die with me. The extensive: two I long years; and a trusty pilot, as ship t
Maker, and force upon him the magnificence the settlements; and the ceremony stood domains, would, in that case, enrich a family keeper, was put on board by the owners.-- I
of' the Deity, and the extent of his fixed for the day on which my brother would who had already aggrandized themselves m. As she would probably) remain on the ha; ;
benevolence: for pursuits:: like these he had attain 1 his majority. The feelings of my at our expense, and whose very mention but t a few hours, it was thought, unnecessary:
the keenest relish,and from the prosecution mind strangely harmonize with the season was hateful to me. For these powerful to furl the canvass and it remained fprcid) "'
of them he seemed of the year. It was far advanced in casons to the llrecz ,. The time
$ daily to rise with fresh' autumn independent of my passionate attachment < supper of the ship;'
and unabated enjoyment. And in despite ; the dew 'lay thick upon the grass; the to infancy, I was anxious beyond keeper having arrived!, after finding that
of an air of pensive gravity and reserve, landscape was entirely shrouded in vapour, description for a living represenlative.- three feet of water more was necessary to
unusual in ,one so 'happily circumstanced, excepting where a solitary sunbeam seemed Years rolled/ on-/ was childless. float the ship, he left her alone, came ilslon',
there 'were few who were more generally! to struggle with the mist; the woods were Conscience gradually resumed her made arrangements,! with some half a dozen
and deservedly beloved, than the young i silent; and not a single sign of life enlivened sway. The figure of my drowning brother men to go off and assist him in getting her
Sir Walter Moyston, of Mountsfield. I the monotony of the scene, save where pursued me like a shadow. Night and day into the dock, and then, went to 'his supperDirectly
"Oh, I did love him! Gay, volatile and the dusk) livery of a huge old fir was con -at home and abroad-in society and in it was discovered that the said ship
impetuous-interested only about the present trasted by the brilliant berries of the mountain solitude--his image was before me. My was coming toward the wharf of her own
and careless of tho future-governed ash. It was nature in her sepulchre. 'kalih began to show decay. Medical sci ers. No one doubted that she was well!:
far too frequently by the impulse of the My brother challenged me to walk- ence was resorted to. My attendant pio- manned) and well managed. She came up\
heart, rather than by the' decision of the On a morning cheerless and gloomy as that flounced mo nervous, hjpochondrical ; recommended regularly, until within a stone's throw of the!:
head-often tho victim of passion, even the which I have been describing, 1 was sure change of air--of scene; I hurried Ilclllof the wharf, when the men on board
slave of caprice; yet did 1 pay involuntary the invitation contemplated some particularobject. me off to Brighton-to Cheltenham ; of a sloop that tlay there, thinking the slii-|
; homage to my brother's superiority; and in Norwas mistaken. He announced and prescribed "lonick medicines and mt. was about to run into them, cried out "I un"
every moment of difficulty-in every hour to me in form his intended marriage triaious diet!" luff! you'll cut us in two." Nor was the

of trial-when disgust, disappointment or spoke to me most confidentially, most un, )sha\V! despised their piognosticks.: order disobeyed-for at that moment-
., treachery had assailed' me, I would turn to '' reservedly-unfolded all his plans for the. I laughed to scorn their seli-sufficient ignorance arc told that a hawser, dragging in the water -
t this highly gifted being and be comforted. present, his prospects for the future-appr:-I the confidence with which they boas- from the prow of tho ship, accidentally
"What would I givo to recall that period 1 [sed me in the most delicate terms, of the led of their ability to curs My malady caught i ill the logs of the wharf and 'bronght
I was happy, for J was innocent. When I addition which he deemed it right to maketo was beyond 'heirart ; and knew it. :My her to, in grand: stile, and without': any considerable
' first awoke in tho morning,I could almost a younger brothers portion-and again, symptoms were a wounded conscience- damage' Here was a case of a
weep with pleasure;-tho holy calm, the i assured me, that -neighter time nor circa a- my sufferings arose from the anguish of remorse ship loaded with oil coming half: mile
silence, the freshness*, the fragrance, would stance could etlect the slightest dimmutionin -my feverish days and restless nights i with sails set, at a rate of six kno's, without .
thrill my soul;-and then-yea, then I his love. I had their origin in those bitter feelings of a hand on board, and most iincr lemon1-! !
could lift a heart to heaven, which guilt had Engaged in earnest conversation, we reproach, which like the vulture of from ously fastening herself at trio wharf of !her
not torn from confidence in God. had readied a ravine in the ground. It theus, preyed unceasingly upon' my vitals, owners. Such is a New Ucdford \Vhal
"My brother was about twenty, and I was a spot sad and solitary ;; but wild and and weir but too lively an emblem of "tlr(. ship--[New lied ford' Gazette.A .
had just quitted Oxford, when an additionwas picturesque m the extreme Ivy mantled I worm that never dies."
made to our neighborhood in the I its sides in some places; and in others oaks. [Conclusion
next week. I
person and bushes whose !I .j.jBEFLECTIOSTIIE ] human crotkodile. Some time a o. j
holly found
of a Mrs. De Courcey. She was lht' nourishment I '
man was hanged at Calcutta who \+as a
in the
widow of crevices of the rock exclude
a very gallant officer. The bravery
J tho of GIRLS. f good swimmer and could! remain a !h':rg)
light and half
of her husband-the circumstance of day, concealed What difference
the between the girUof the 'while under water. Availing himself /"."
torrent which
his loss her from foamed below. The
reducing comfort and in willow country and those of the town How ability: to slide himself into the place recto!
del cndence the lowliest weeping and the mournful
| to retirement and cypress proud the latter
arc- they, to be sed with palisadoes where the Indian ladies
sure ,
I waved o'er the un-
scantiest waters. At a little distance
pittance, added to her own noble! i derstand
lower down the something of music and dancing, go to bathe, he used to seize one, without
descent and stream-now and
very superior manners excited and know how
I I to work lace-but being seen by the others and drown her.
foaming e- ,
\ hasty current in enga ;
a pow'rfuintelest in her favor now whirling
and show' in
as I deep and circular rodll's-w.1 ment any thing really and substantially and then' rob her of the' jewels which! these
very gonerally courted on her joined by a I I useful I
appearance : they almost ladies
us. Yet, !sluggish and slumbering rivulet and consider degrading ladies never lay aside, even when
among amidst it all, she was a he-j| ]How arc men having to
make their for- they arc bathing. The othj ladies seeing
cold calculating, came n considerable sheet of \vater. own ? ;
mercenary !icing; an adept I, Itsji j tunes t to sticcerd! with such
f:.: in intrijj'ie, and u heartless\ manceuvcrer.1[!depth even at the side, was upwards of 15! 'that i know nothing wires--women one of their friends disappear suddenly, belie"ctl -
It> ; domestic { she' was carried crockodilc. -
et.I by some
In a word, she tros a woman of the I i that think economy away
wont 'I\I I' housewifery quite !beneath them At last, it happened "lha' a young
and could contrive at will, in make vice heedlessly loitering on the bank, and for' take ,
virtue, and art seem innocwHv. Situ appear [pointing to some recent improvements, my I i |let l their any servants concern in: culinary affairs, and lady who was attacked by this robber, succeeded -
brother faltered and felt manage and waste as they in escaping from his horrible at
was accompanied by her daughter, 'dela I|! into the flood. The |please! : ?
lo Courcey |! hiel motion on my part would h:1\"el! I wonder if tempt; and to the great surprise of every
saved him; the least effort without incurring: they in town, can call tbesn body, she told them that she had been attacked -
"I see her at this moment before l tne. I \"a III idle wives that
risk makes slaves of their not by :a crockodilc, but by a man
That clear fair forehead that bluccjoj\ulIY nny danger to myself, would have: |husbands
deep help
lM.'CI sufficient to mates! Very likely! for A search was made for the ruffian; and 01.
avert t fate tile
-ilmt oleo! funk: confiding smile-lhalibuoyant i ; very i they say we that live :
sapling which lay on the beside 8, 10, or '5 miles I being taken, he avowed that he had followed
me :
airy step-that caidcss, nayalmost I had it been guided lo his grass would 'have,from town, know little of civilization/ and that' trade for seven years past-[Nf
childish nf which svenwJ! grasp, i they treat us too
yajety manner, ,drawn him to the Lrmk. 1 stood as if they thought us ignorant liny ham Rev
so delightfully; mix with the every day' less! The feelings of motlonII over1-I I as fa"3c,! If this be true, I (crone I
n ticml rushed ,
business of life, and! to throw a glow ot' ;am quite happy jn
rhevj fulness on all around her. me and prevailed. Twice: he rose and tconditiun I, The my uncivilized savage "Any ting pile you dare?" inquired one
and struggled, manfully with tbo: torrent. I1: disparagement: young girls here think f it Dutchman of another' cr a;ed in anghug;
"To see 10\'Cthi captivating; being, ,"J\W his lace almost black: with a ony-I ui useful l business-to and be diligently if employed i "No, netting at all "Veil/J returned: tlJf'
they find no f1n- other"notting pile me too."



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