Key West enquirer

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Key West enquirer
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Key West Fla
J. Atkinson
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-

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be made to provide for our subscribers n. matter relating to Estates, Guardians, or obtaining supplies of provisions, wood: or !' i

I The Key West Inquirer. pleasant and useful fireside companion.In Wards &c. are held by the Judges in the water,shall depart without being subject to t

c return we ask the liberal support of the!I severai counties semiannually.APPELLATE the above ordinances, unless the master of d
PUBLISHED WEEKLY AT public. E. CHANDLER.C. the said vessel shall request a pilot to take '
I R. SESSIONS. COURT. charge of such vessel and take her out over k
TallahasseeMid. Flor. The Court of Appeals consisting of the. tho Bar; for which services he shall receive
! (:: Subscribers at a distance must pay In the usual rates of ,
0 Editor friendly to the advancement Judge of the several Superior Courts is pilotage. AH pilots detained -
!, advance,or have an agent in this city of literature, will confer a favor by giving: held annually at Tallahassee on the first on board ot any vessel, by the request \
ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of the above an insertion in their paper. Monday in January. of her commander, shall receive for

! One Dollar and Fifty Cents per; square, (of M19131 C. & S. each and every day's service three dollars j "
I fifteen lines,) for the first insertion, andScventvFive OFFICERS OF THE CUSTOMS. per day,over and above his pilotage. Fish ;

: Cents for each subsequent FLORIDA DIRECTORY. District of St. Augustine.-Collector,John ing Smacks and Wrecking Vessels shall not ,
continuance. All Advertisements will be Compiled for the Key West Inquirer. Rodman. be subject to this ordinance. ;

continued until otherwise ordered. None Any error will be corrected, and additionmade Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, That any I

will be considered leu than on the Editor's being notified of such District of Pensacola-Collector, Robert vassel having passed the buoy on the Bar: of ,
square. error or omission. Mitchell. Inspector, It. A. Mitchell. Surveyor the North West Passage, before baying t,
Q3- No subscription will be discontinued, Wm. M. Loftin. been boarded by a pilot, shall not be obliged '

(unless at the option of the Editor,) until all 1 I' EXECUTIVE. to take the same ; but in case a pilot goes ";

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

All letters to the Editor on business, GEonos K. WALKER.LEGISLATURE. Dell. Inspector, Horatio J. Dexter. be shall receive the usual pilotage.Sec. .
.r 5. Be it further ordained, That all '
must be Post Paid. District of St. Marks-Collector, Jesse II. vessels bound into the Port( Key West

The Legislative Council is composed of Willis,. Inspector Burr H. Duval. In and spoken by a pilot, Boca Chica I '

PROSPECTUSor twenty-six members, divided among nineteen spector, Augustus Steele, Tampa Da,. North, or North Westerly,shall beariDg't't'
Counties, aa follows. Leon, Four ; pilotage at the same rates as though she had I

Escambia, Two; Gadsden, Two ; Jackson District of Apalachicola-Collector, G. J.' been brought In over the main ship channel. I '
The Florida Intellige cer. Two Jefferson Two; St. Johns, Two; Floyd. Inspectol, \V. D. Price. All vessel arriving and not having beep

IT has frequently been a subject of invidi- Walton, Washington, Franklin Madison, spoken by a pilot before passing the above \; ..

OilS observation, that amidst so populous and Hamilton, Columbia, Alachua, Duval,Nassau District of Key West-Collector, William named limit, and being three miles from the )

intelligent a community as that of Florida, I Mosquito, lIi11sborc>ugh, and Monroe, A. Whitehead. Inspector and Deputy r Ugbt house on Key West,shall only be subject ;
few native One each.Delegate. to pay half pilotage ; but if not spoken
so newspapers (if the term may Collector, Adam Gordon. Inspector, Stephen \
be used( have been decently sustained. W< R. Mallory. Temp. Weigher and until after passing the aforesaid limits, in J
have all seen and deplored the evil; but the to Congress JOSEPH M. WHITE. Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers,I that case she shall be exempted from paying

people of the Territory are certainly a Charles M. Wells, George E. Weaver. any pilotage. i
reading people; and it is thought that the ELECTIONS. Inspectors, Charles Howe, Indian Key. Sec. 6. Be it, further ordained, That all ;,
fault (if fault there be) can in almost every The elections for members of Legislative John Dubose, Cape Florida. vessels ajriving through the West Pass, and .

instance be traced,either to the incapacity Council take place annually on the second Charlotte Harbor Inspector, Alexander the East end of the Dry Rocks, to the I t
or negligence of those intrusted with the Monday in October ; and Delegate to Congress Patterson. Westward of Sand Key, bearing Southwest j

management of the papers which have here- Biennially on the first Monday in shall pay full pilotage, but if not spoken until 1
tofore successively been projected. In the !\ BANKS. pawing the aforesaid' limits, and being I !

City Tallahassee, alone, u we are informed Bank of West Florida, Apalachicola char three miles from Key West light, only half I i!
a print has been unwaveringly and JUDICIARY. I tered 1829 Capital, $500,000., pilotage shall be recovered, but I if Spoken :
steadily, for several years; but probably i t Superior Courts, having Admiralty Ju President after passing the aforesaid limits, shall be
has not met with the entire rudiction. Cashier. exempted from
approval of all I : I paying pilotage. ( 41
parties, and under the EASTERN Sec. 7. Be it
persuasion that another DISTRICT--comprising the Bank of Pensacola further ordained That all '
,and a different print would be accepta Counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Duval, Columbia Chartered 1831-Cap pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port, I

ble to some and not altogether displeasing Alachua, Hillsborough and part of. President, Walter'ital $2,500,000. shall be entitled to carry her out,unless the
to others,we; have been induced to issue the Mosquito.Judge Gregory. Cashier, commander can show good and sufficient
present Prospectus.In RODERT RAYMOND REID. Attorney, James Catlin. I cause to the contrary. Any vessel arriving

assuming the charge of a public Press, THOMAS' DOUGLASS. Marshal SAMUEL L Bank of St. Augustine.- at this port without a pilot, shall have liberty
we profess to be fully aware of be responsibilities BLAIR. Capital Chartered 1831, to depart without a pilot, unless the cap :t
devolving upon us. It is an engineof Not $300,000. tain shall) wish one. (
immense power, and when wisely con The regular terms are held as follows :- yet operation.) Sec. 8. If any pilot shall speak a vessel t

ducted is calculated to advance the best interests For St. Johns and Mosquito Counties, at Merchants and Planters- bound to this port, outside the limits, and \i
of humanity. This paper is intended St. Augustine on the second Mondays in Tallahassee Bank of Florida, the captain of said vessel shall refuse to
to subserve those interests. Cherishing March and October. For Nassau County, Chartered 1832. take a pilot, he shall be liable to full J t

an ardent attachment to the free institutions on the second Mondays in April and No President Capital $200,000. pilotage, and the pilot so speaking him pay shall III i
of our native soil, we shall ever endeavorto vember. For Alachua,Columbia and Hills Cashier, be entitled to carry said vessel out, unless

support them, and to impress on the minds borough Counties, at Ncwnansville, on the Central Bank the captain refuses to take a pilot out, in j w
of the people a due sense of the inestimable Wednesdays after the third Mondays in Chartered of Florida, Tallahassee, which case the pilot shall be entitled to half :
privileges they have inherited. To Send April and November. And for DuvalCoun- President J83Z-Capital $1,000,000. pilotage out. J'

our columns will on all occasions be open ty at Jacksonville,on the first Mondays ir Ben Chairea. Cashier Leslie Sec. 9. All pilotage shall be recoverable
to the advocates of any rational system May and December. Chancery terms are A. Thompson. forthwith before ;t
any justice of the
of general education ;-believingas do held at St. Augustine on the second Mondays peace .
we affidavit of 1
that they who in Commercial Bank of Florida upon any pilot, that he spoke I '
only understand their rights, July and September Chartered 1832 Apalachicola, said vessel or boarded her outside pf the
can best appreciate and will -Capital $500,000.
most watch- -
full v guard them. The public authorities, MIDDLE DISTRICT Comprising the Conn (Not yet in operation.) said prescribed vessel limits refuse, and to that the captain of !

in due administration of theirlawful powers, ties of Leon, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jeffersonand pilotage in pay pilotage or half
Union"Bank or out as the cue be. .
will be sustained-but, should an occasionunfortunately Madison. Florida,Tallahassee, Chartered Sec. 10. All may
pilots shall have ''
present itself to our notice, Judge THOMAS RANDALL. 1833-Capital 3000000. sufficient t' good and .
we will not hesitate Attorney, President,John G. Gamble pilot boat to cruise outside of the ]
to denounce
what Cashier John
we JAMES WESTCOTT.. Marshal, THOMAS Reef, and the name of such
conceive to be Parkhill. pilot boat shall '
may an aouse. To
promote ESTIN RANDOLPH.' be painted in legible letters in her
morality-the general mainsail : )
b. prosperity of our with the number ,
of her
common country and especial! the full de- The regular terms are held as follows Fanners Bank of Florida, Mariana, Chaix the same. branch underneath J
velopement of the rich tered 1834-Capital ,
resources of this For Hamilton County, at on the first 75000. 1
Territory-to encourage the observance of ,Mondays! in June and December. For (Not in operation.) A Resort for i;
an rl
orderly deportment in -
society- foster J Madison County, at San Pedro, on the
a spirit of generous emulation among our I Thursdays after the first Mondays in June Bank of Jacksonville, Chartered 1R35.

industrious citizens in their respective I aDd December. And for the remainder of Capital $75,000.
branches of business. These are among 1 the District, at Tallahassee on the first (Not yet in operation.) II
our objects.
In the proceedings of the Federal Gov J Mondays in April and October. For the information of transient vessels IIJ
ernment, Floridians passing Key West, we give the
are as intimately concerned following SUBSCRIBER \
DISTRICT settled J
as other citizens -Comprising the RATES OF t
any of the United Counties Escambia Walton PILOTAGE I( on Indian Key, has determined
States ,
and Washington
entertain as lively interest in i I to
the J Franklin and Jackson. as established by the open for boarding and
doctrines County Court.
it I
avows and the it lodging and
-irsues. Its measures Judge, JOHN A. CAMERON. Attorney, Be it ordered by the believing' it to be one of tho
p acts and principles, therefore ; County Court,that all 1 inert favorable situations
will not improperly become the subjects of Marshal, J. W. Etv er. Vessels shall be subject to the following I States for persons who United
calm!, but at the same time thorough consid rates of Pilotage. I pulmonary,dispentic and suffering from
eration. In the politics of the Territory, The regular terms are held as follows Sec. I. All vessels of Ware J 4 diseases, and obliged numerous chronic
of course a part must be taken ; not that of t 1 For Escambia County,at Peotacola,on ti drawings and not more C pro: FOOT 1 the chill blasts ofa northern seek a refuge from
a blind zealot first I Mondays and than 14 feet winter,be feels
or infuriated partizan, but May November. For $8 00 I late in saying that Indian
that of a dispassionate 1 Walton the Drawing 14 and Key cannot be
and impartial Inqui County on first Monday in not more I turpassed for
rer. In assuming this ground, which will I March and third Monday in November. than 18 feet, 2 05 I Frost has never beauty been, health and climate.

resolutely be maintained, we pledge our !For Washington County on the second Drawing 18 and nut over t thermometer seldom known here-the

,elves thai every communication, of what Monday in March and fourth Monday in 21 feet, 2 50 I ter,nor up to 90 in below 55 or 56 ia win
soever nature and j November. For Jackson I Over SI feet summer It is
from whatever source, County, at Mai i- 3 00 .Bxposed to the entirely
will be thankfully received and respectfully ina, on the third Monday March and the :Sec *. All Merchant Yes C rompass.: sea from every point of the ,
attended to ; always under the proviso fist Monday in December. And for Frankin leis drawing 6 and ;

which (as being unshackled by personal obligation : County on the first Monday in April tad over twelve feet, shall not i{ "* *OOT .rood The u fare the of bin table and bar shall be as r
or party prejudice) we will strictly Thursday after the third Monday ia December. pay, t market will afford and attended

adhere to, that nothing scurrilous, or low, i Alt above 1* and not over $1 60 t iy or experienced servants. Private rooms
or personally abusiveshall ever be admitted 18 feet, lodging gentlemealadiesad families i
into our couosf SOUTHERN DIITRICT -Comprising the .All over 1C and not above 2 00 neatly t: arranged. The undersigned hopes
The progressive advancement the Arts, 4 County of Monroe and part of Mosquito. 18 feet, >y diligent attention and industry to merit r

Sciences and General Literature of our Fudge, JAMES, Wtx.. Attorney, WILLIAM 'All above 18 feet shall 2 25 t ha custom of hU friends and the public !
'o and par 2 50 g;eAeralJ S.
other lands will A.
always receive MARVIN. Marshal, THOMAS EASTIN. I Sec. 3. Vessels SPENCER
rro 1
rroper notice ; and selections arriving departing tb I odian Key, Monroe
our from the
The regular terms 1 the North County, Terri.
are held at West ) 4&!
lighter Key Passage
works of the day will, we hope, be and drawing four turf of Florida, November J
the 7th
on first Mondays in j feet or upwards 1835
both May and ( tf.
November.COUNfFcOURTS. .
instructing and amusing to our reader i after 1 mentioned: except such as are herein (ftr-The St. Augustine Herald. Charles: ;,
Measures have already been taken for a air shall pay $2 00 tea e Courier, Philadelphia Saturday '
interchange with All few York Courier
some of the Vessels Advocate
best bound
den and periodicals: and aewspa :The County Courts, having a limited civ1 West Pass, and through the North Boston Commercial and Journal, and
; effort will I h
every jurisdiction and original jurisdiction ia all t the purpose of touching at Key West f or above' five insertions Gazette will give the

fading passengers, letter ccouotsto, this office and forward their
pl1ment.VEII: .



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K -'--- -"_, such embodied force on earth. Ye are a vigorating air-that it might be seen and; sound of that file must 'have been torture to
'. POETRY. host, a sea of murderers. But now, with I admired. The rose repaid this fondness I I you !"

W Lynchburg/ Virginian.- six thousand long years of toil, my bone 9, with dutiful affection Oftcnat morning,,II :She: smiled sweetly as she, leaned: her
From are uearyand my darts :are dull. Gorged did it distil the fragrant tear of gratitude,I head on my shoulder, declaring-although
I LOVE. Pestilence and War a-sleeping in their dens,I and at evening, it rested its fair head on the: her forehead burnt my hand, and the blood
Lm"c-what a curious,.comical thing'it is i on rotting bones and- bloody knives, wall stem, as a prattler's round cheek reposeson I was raging through her veins, that it was
Pleasing/ and teasing and vexing us so, no more to and fro. Methinks I, too wills a parent's bosom. "quite cured, since dims door shut so easily;'
Just 'like a bee, with its honey and sting iti i I sleep awhile beneath tho sod. Who'll do The fame of its beauty attracted a son Uncomplaining, devoted, self sacrificing
' Here, and 'tis there, and wherever we go,. meantime my nameless deeds on earth?-. of Pleasure It won his admiration. Regardless treasure of my heart! How could I do

Now it is courting, transporting andlhril,. To gorge and batten,upon dainty infancy,. of tho agony of severance, he, less than clasp her to my bosom and swear
I; ing us, ripened| beauty and savory manhood, he snapped it from the stalk \\ hile its beau to cherish her with tenfold care, and pray- I
Nothing in nature can equal our Miss;! must be' merciless. To let loose havoc, ty lasted, he proudly displayed it to the giddy ; while I kissed away the tear from her ae-

I Now it :ia frowning, and chilling and killing war, the plague-to hurry on decay, sow and the heartless, who envied its pos. that my own cruel thoughtlessness rnHl''"; I
us, thick diseases, keep his weapons bright, he session But afar from the nourishing stem, ne\'Cf'till its place with another. .!

I Plunging us down to the lowest abyss. must not rest.' He has ceased. its form languished in one Meeting day and t
As!! when sepulchral blasts grim c through t its color faded. Then it was cast, like a THII1QUHElt. '
, .: 'rhen of n night, how it sets us a dreaming the churcb-yard cypress-tree, the plaudit or f loathsome weed beneath the feet of the r'
, .,:' O! that bony host, comes murmuring along multitude, to wither and perish there. KEY WEST, FLORIDA :

Misses and kisses flit over the brain. Instant a mouldering form pre-eminent ap- Licentious profligate!-that we was m}' S\TURJA\APUIl. 23, 183d. !

,.,. Gay da-sses, bright tresses, caresses, alseeming pears. Upon its front are crimson types, only beloved Lina! I am he solitary, !broken
so that seem to say: 'My merit learn from bleeding sternlbi! ; A"AL.-The United States loop of ;
I '7 Real and true that we awaken with pain this. The streets of Rome, the'Imperial, War Warren, Capt. Wm. V. Taylor, sailed '

i' .t Sometimes pathetic. jocose! metaphysical, made[ a place of weeds. By me, in Cae- THE DOORLATCH.RECOLLECTIONS : f from this port on Saturday 16th ins), fo' '

Various assets and manners it wears, sar's palaces, the fitful nightwind answered OK A MARRIED MAN. Havana.We .

The pretty, and witty, the solemn and quizzical to the owl. When the wardogs did-tire, Go back and shut the door!" roared 1 -
Famine I let loose to prey on men, till they in a voice of thunder. understand that the sale If the cargo

All have a part of its pleasures and cares. did feed on one another, and mothers upon how can you, my dear," said Julia, of wrecked hip James, consisting of cotton
their soft babes. The fairest of earth'slands
\Vhnn a 'more boy, say five or six years ago, I seamed with'graves, till Attilla was! with a supplicating glance, "speak so very is to take place on the 20lh May."
loud when I have told that 4
One the mischief will you my
roguish girl played
called tho of God and fast-
scourge my head is
bursting with pain""liecansr FROM CAFE FLORIDA. the arrival
me; locking victims f found Death's hall too "
What with her smiling, beguiling and tears small. said I, I can bear it no lon- on Wednesday night of the Schr Boa!. of
It is now ten since wo moved
ger. years
t -* you know, The Visigoth is gone. Now prompt and this Mr. Cooley from the Light !house, Cape
into room, and ten times every: day have, !
Soon I a pitiful object to see.
was fresh from earth, the far-known Corsican appears 1 t been compelled to get up and shut that Florida, we understand that signs of the
O how and frightful to walk with, fresh blood-stains spotting o'er his i
delightful ; door after one and another. I have talked Indians are still seen on the mam land.-
herDown leprous !bones, with characters whoso im. -and talked-but it all of the
is no use; Our informant slates that he vtsitct' the
r to the church that stooped tower! pan is like this: If faith to our great maser door still stands wide open, and I cannot ,
hard win the guerdon high, who more true farm of ing by bear it-No! and I won't bear it any longerI'll
; And then while I tarried, unablo to talk to than I ? If tireless services, who brought sell the houso sooner than endure it they had destroyed hogs, and taken away t

her, to our hungry hell a game so numerous? I another week. most of'the farming utensils. Their fires a

Eying and sighing and dying was 1. murdered nations in a day. A continent Her tiny while hand was pressed agains'ier were visible from the lighthouse. '
battlefield where hosts of fair. brave
Thrn! what a quarrel, I tremble to think of it my did melt now-wieaths riddledby throbbing forehead, as I finished, the 'rhe probability* i is, that the Indians who +
Little was left me of life and of hope, ncn away as sentence with a glance at her of un issenl-
: an April rain. Its rivers ran with blood./ bled and the mild look now have iwsscs'Hon of that part of the
If not in despair, I was just on the brink of it sternness, of patient
mood made fat its soil. Dead-heaps on and submission coast, when ultimately compelled to abandon
Often 1 thought of a razor or rope. suffering imploring with
I heaps of dead-were piled, till (the film .
filch she returned my angry frown-it cut it, will destroy what property yet remains
host-like 1 wandered for weeks alonc. I
by air did rot'From
urn to the heart! I could l read my own entirely. :
I ly brook, far, a wasted form comes wander- ,
death this hour
>warrant at !: very with less .
,: Shaded by woods, from society free; ng by, and on its front an awful murk is! of pain than I felt at that moment, as she Considerable excitement exists in ,some
Then, fix on earth, my glazed cylids would set. Beneath its(rea.I, blood crieth from
raised] her blue
tt only look ambition eyes glistening with sup- of the northern cities; in regard to a boo".crecently ;
the fear
ground: Revenge, sed tears and with all the innocence
I're ,
Up, when my head struck the limb of a made others faithful. I fm our master's and aflcction of saint published by a nun who has eloped
an expiring begged
tree. love a brother slew. I first did smear with me in the silent eloquence of nature to from a Convent in Canada, entitled A w.

Parents and kindred cried, what' is the mat blood the earth, as yet immaculate, and! pare her whom I had promised to cher- ful Disclosures," and reflecting on the
: showed the murderous deed milliorimulitudes
i ter-dear? to ish and to love "
f\ and truly feelings impart of men. Bui for that act, a gene I priesthood.
Duly your "I have never seen you troubled," said! '
,I Ah me! I replied, with a groan,such a clat- race had tempered the fierce blood IIf she, (uncomplaining spirit! there was no I The- City of New Orleans, by an Act ot
who make of each other
ter here! lose now dainty MnphasH-no! not t the least, on the word the :Legislature, has been divided into three
Putting my hand where I once had a fare for us, and murder been till now a word;) troubled! ) "I have never seen you troubfd .
1 the first the municipalities.John .
unknown. ot
heart am captain
at any thing except that door--and gladly
t Well)l, sure enough, it was tough, but I boreit the Death murderers yields! him up his shadowy mare. cannot.would I Were remedy a very it, but little you filed know from that the I Lang, the senior editor of thc New

all, They're vanished like the night. Darkness inside of the catch it would shut wi'hout York Gazette, died on 24th March in the

Years of adventures have sinco passed films the staggering earth, and faint arid lifliculry-I should never think of it." added 70th par of his age. He had charge of

I away, stagnant over it gasp theclosmgsepulchres.'he she after "on the- Gazette for half .
a pause, my own account nearly a century.Newark
But in good truth I have hardly
yet, got murderer is abroad. hut it causes you so much vexation
o'er it all
; It( was true as she had said, that I had (N. J.) has become a city.
Queer, I appear) as the most of folks say. THE BETRAYED. felt
of that
more anger in consequence un-
; ,, Pardon my folly, kind gentlemen editors, 'The delightful mode of instruction by brtunate door, than all the other untoward The March umber of the New York

Thus to be whining; and rhyming about, parables, has been successfully employed events which I had experienced from the Knickerbocker, contains a good article on

I What, (publish it, then, you'll be greatly my by Krummacher, by herder, and by many time of my marriage. A heavy loss-a' Philology, by Noah Webster.
creditors,) other eminent writers in Germany'Quarterly sore disappointment-a great calamity, I -
Scarcely we live with, and can't live Spectator. could endure with composure. The trial The Steam Boat Ben Franklin, while

irithout. Upon .sunny and unfrequented hill-side required philosophy for its support, and the !leaving the wharf Mobile on 14th ult
grew a solitary rose-tree. By it stole a may exercise of philosophy was gratification
From the KnickerWker for March. : path-way among myrtles and violets, to pride. But a door latch! What occa with passengers for Montgomery, burst one

,, LEAVES which the stranger's fiiot-stepa had never sion could that give for philosophy? None, of her boilers. The number of lives lost

tfrom', the Common-Place Book of a GermAn pressed. It was in the strength of its ma and therefore I let it gall me to the quick!! was not ascertained, as the passengers had

Student. urity, when a single bud burst forth from! It wa, as I observed, so easy to shut it II not entered their name, but was thoughtto

DEATH'S REVEILLE. its topmost bough. This bud the summer- with a little care-such a little thing if only be between ten and twenty. The bodu->
beam wooed with daily fidelity, and the !beroved attended to. "True!" whispered phi-
In Hmnon's vale, under a pall of night, to nestle among its petals. The lark o
t Death rests alone. The wind groans thro' looped his airy wing in (lapsing: it by day, 10 get angry about! such aliltle thing'j found at a considerable distance from the

.t his ribs. Tat-too! tat-toot-with! a hand and tlo nr...htin,".,aiesang to it his sweetest make you miserable for an hour everyday! place at which tho accident occurred, onI
of bone ho beats his rumbling drum. They serenade, on the nearest bramble, by night. for shame, Mr. Plowman: ?" To tel! the I the following day.
start-the murderers start. From wormy I But pride entered not the heart of tlrs queenof truth I did begin to feel a little ashamed ,
beds t beneath the seal, their mouldering flowers. It shed a perfume alike on the when I recollected how much unhappiness! CO I'LAGRATIOv.-The' cxlcnl'r"Methodist
]heads look out. Through bolted dungeon Vagrant blossom and scentless IIC!b. It il had caused not only m.self-Lut York,
through Book Concern" in New
peer out white skulls, and the skeleton smiled
bowed over the humble violet, and ne my dear wife.
black that swung in the air, leaves the the daisy. Thus has been destroyed by fire. The destruc-
upon unpretending "I declare, my dear," said I "that.if that
raven asleep IIH creaking chain. The regarded ,
on be
charity and bemticence of a lovely fe- door latch had tion of this establishment must
Annakim nt Ashtaroth, the Syrian who male diffused1 alike on the humble and only been filed ten years this Book Con-
are since
it would have as a public calamity,
slept on ..\hban.'s and I'aphar'sbanks, the ago, saved each of us one
I the high, the |poor and the rich. rear of pain; before this time:* cern contained not merely their: printing office
Jew at Armageddon, the Greek at PMegra,. The west wind was blithe to "blow around
Colchis, and Mycnlc, wakes. The slumbering it. But it turned aside from his dalliance, Thomas hid brought in a file bindery, and book warehouse, but was

hosts of Panym hml,armed knights ht.ang not his whimpers,or his wooing*.- speech was finished,and in a few moments I the sole depository of the Bible Society,
nnd infidels at A!'calon, Aspramont and the door shut as and !
: Oilier flowerets listened to his lures, and firmly as ever Tract society, and Sunday School Unionof
Montanan start to life wafted dear did. 1 swung it a few times on the All
fluttered tn his sighs. They went the Methodist Church.
Tattoo: -tat.too! To field!-to, field! far from the protecting spray, danced 1 in hinges with an air of triumph, and I verily Episcopal consumed.The .
j They start. By meteor-lights they march gayetyfor an hoar, then flung, unsheliered.i believe that the work of that single moment the stock in press having been
'I'hey'remet. But neither shield, nor spcnr, the cold earth Remember, maiden, conferred more happiness on Julia as wellas loss is estimated at tiro hundred and

nor steel l, are there: nor bright .cd Asian,I that the heart of her who heeds the flat myself, than all his blood-bought triumphs fifty thousand dollars.
fa'ir-lmirod l Greek, or bearded Jew, has eye,I terer's breath, shall l he thus gaily wafted, ever yielded to the conqueror. -

or (ward, or hair.: wrung, withered, and tossed( aside! "Tho root of bitterness," said I, is re- The N. Y. Court & Enquirer says-The

Death shot his iron eye along the serried d I Proudly too parent stem summoned all moved at lest, and I can only wonder at zeal for going into the culture of silk, has
files! as numberless as autumn' corpselikjean's. e i its energi.-' to tin high the head of its cherished my stupidity in not thinking of the simple white
My merry, merry men,' quoth heyo ,I oujprmrihut might partake bountifullr i remedy before-but Heaven forgive me! grown so great in New England, that

glad tho sight of Death;. for-ne'erme 'of the benignant:.. l light, and..the in had entirely forgotten your headache: II mulberry seed sells at $7,60 a pound.


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The St.Joseph's Telegraph is still busyin It is calculated that I ho Ulal: number of barracks, were defeated with the loss of 15 cient force 10 occupy both positions. Col. '

trying to hammer down Apalachicola, Indians between the frontier settlements of killed, 21 prisoners and '00 horses. The latres Anna,,demanded the Adjt. Mnjorof n surrender President at discretion Santa; \

(or as the editor terms it since he left tHere) whites and the Rocky Mountains, after the despatch: says : "Those with me rushed ailing us foreign rebels. I answered them

Murder Point. So far as the advantagesof emigration is completed, will exceed bra into the midst of tile nfliay like lions, and with :a cannon shot. Upon which the CII(,-

the two places are concerned, we know hundred and fifty thousand, constituting n in a moment they hewed the rebels in piece my commenced n Bombardment. from ft fiVf .

nothing, but it seems to us, that the editor formidable aggregate force, if any occasion I ?, none of whom escaped from this I city,'' inch howitzer, which together with n heavy : t' "
cannonade has been incessantly
I is somewhat. too severe in his remarks up- could unite in common cause so many tribes I Gen Urica says he had but one dragoon ever since I instantly sent up expresses toCcd '

on Apalachicola. We do not wish to believe killed. h'anningatGuliadand to tho l people Y
I that any place within the limits of MILITIA NEW-YORK..-By the leporl The following looks like a little apprehension oC Gonzales and San Phillippc.{ '1'u-day, x
of tho Adjutant General of New York, It I General at 10 o'clock, A M two three hundred "
,i this Territory can be so deallr-Iike. on the part of the brave some or :f.1
that the number of forces crossed! the river .
below and
appears military who came up '
i I am now in search: of Dr. ,
I On the 14lh inst., the Lake Wimico and of the Stale is ns follows: I received under cover of the houses, until they arrived \ ",
to the information '
St. Joseph's Rail Road was to be opened.I Cavalry nnd horse Artillery/ 8.4G7 according ) within point blank shot, when we opened ,i
is in the of with "
now neighborhood me n heavy discharge of grape and canals- '
Artillery, 11,6GGInfantry
i Telegraph says, "great preparations I and Riflemen 1G8.530Total 50 riflemen, and I know not what number ter on them, together with n well directed
;. are being made for the celebration? -- of Mexicans.'' fire from small arms, which fo ccd) thorn to
halt and take shelter in the houses about
! Great excitement was created in Nashville 100,663 Another document appears: in the same
I II 'I 80 or 100 yards from our batteries. The
: / ,(Tenn.,) a short time since, in consequence I An Act was passed at the last session of pprr: d trllMarch 7th, at San Patr comd action continued to rage for about 2 hours,

of an anonymous communication the Legislature of thisTerritoryincorpora- signed by Nicholas Rodriguez, in which he when the enemy retreated in confusion,
: purporting to have been written in that vicinity savs he attacked the rebel columns below dragging off( gome of their dead or wounded.
ting the City of St. Josephs. f
and published in the Philadelphia he habitation! of Aqua Dulce, and .killer During the action, the enemy kept up a ;

Commercial Herald, stating that an inur- We cut the following from the Evening 32 and took 4 prisoners Among the slain continual bombardment, and discharge of 8 .
balls, grape nnd cannister We know ]
rcction of the slaves had occurred in Nash Stare mentioned Col. Grant, and Major Gen. from actual observation, that: many of the I j

ville,and that. the Banks were forced.: On EMIGRATION TO TEXAS.-:Mr. Felix Morris. Rodriguez adds: The fact it enemy were killed and wounded-while* i

thousand dollars is offered for the apprehension Huston,an eminent lawyer of Mississippi, that our troops pursued them with poised we, on our part, have not lost n man. Two I)

of the author. proposes{ to emigrate from Natchez about lance, which was sufficient{ to achieve all. or three of our men have been slightly
scratched by pieces of rock,* but not disabled J
May lit, with 600 settlers: who must be The oitilor of the Bee speaks also of a;
From. 1834 to December 1835, there I I take great pleasure in stating, that I
men of the best stamp-hardy and resolute, rumour of tl c fall of Sail: Antonio, whicl both officers and men conducted themselves' i I
have: died of U. S. troops at Fort Gibson, 1 j
p as he intends to provision, arm and equipthem ithelieves correct, though tho account of i it I with firmness and bravery Lieut. Sim- ,
f Gl 1 men and 9 officers.
for twelve months, at a cost he com had! not been officially received. He afterwards moos of cavalry, acting ns Infantry, and .

Steam Boats have lately been up the Oco- putes of,$40,000. This caravan, no doubt adds Hint the rumor may ]have ariscr Captains Carey nnd Dickenson, and Blair .
of the rendered
essential services
nee River as far asMillcdgevillcGco.( ) will, as he promises, be successful. He (fiom the capture of San Pat rico. The lat and Charles Despallier, and Robert Browc,,

A has-been established 'has an agent at the '!'f>x\s: Convention, on tor place is on the left bank of the Nuc' gallantly sallied out, and ret lire to tho houses :,

newspaper at whoso return he will publish the terms and rocs, CO miles from Goliad and 180 from which aflhrdcd the enemy shelter!! in j
San Felipe de Austin, (Texas,) called the advantages which may be expected Emi San Antonio. The main body of the arm y the face of the enemy's fire. Indeed the

"Telegraph and Texas Register. A cou whole of the men, who were brought into :
grants do much better to go in strong respectable under Santa Anna was at Saltillo. Gen
sin of Major Downing is figuring in that action, conducted themselves with such undaunted -
quarter. He signshimsclf Abncr Downing companies, well-provided, than as I Fernandez Brasses of Santiago, su_: heroism that it would be injustice ,

. r individual adventurers who arc often t too pcrintcnding tho blockade from Louisianto to discriminate. Tho lion David Crockett, :; ,

The Bank of the United States has been irrespop.siblo to be trusted with high enr Vera Cruz, which commenced Feb. 3d was seen at all points, animating themcnto 'I '

re-chartered, for thirty years,by the Stateof ployments.MEXICO.. LATER AND IMPORTANT do their duty. Our numbers few,
Pennsylvania. The state received bonus Victory obtained the and the enemy still continues to approxim- \
a I fu'ji'wing:: by Te.rian.-Dy
Tho decrees have ato his works to ours. I hnve every reason
of $400OOO. I |been promulgated by the Mexican Government N'cw Orleans dates to March 17th, receive I to apprehend an attack from his wholo force i

The Tallahassee: Floridian" .The and ordered to be enforced : via Charleston, we learn that news had very noun But shall bold out to the last 1!
says reached New Orleans from Matagorda t o extremity, hoping to receive reinforcements !
silver,gold jewelry and articles of the officers 1. Foreigners landing nn the coast of the '
March 10th, bringing the information thin t a day or two. Do hasten on aid to me,'
of the unfortunate Maj. Dado's detach Republic, or invading its territory by land, San Antonio de Uehnr was the as rapidly as possible' -as from tlio supcri- !t i ,;,
ment, were not touched by the Indians armed and with the intention of attackingour besieged by or numbers of the enemy, it will be impos'r
Mexican under Gcri'ls i r
Nothing seems to have been taken but country, will be donned! pirates, and army Sesma and, sible for us to keep them,out much longer. 'I/
arms and ammunition. dealt with as such, being citizens of no COP, consisting of 40 companies of In far t. If they overpower us, wo full a sacrifice at I

nation presently at war with the Republic, try, amounting to about 2400, together I the shrine of uurcountry, and we hope posterity I.

ROBERT E. HUDSON, of the Merchant'sNews rind: fighting under with 1600 cavalry, under General Filosolo and our country, will do our memory
New no recognized flag. (an Italian and 600 mules and justice. Give mo help, O my country Vic I' '
Rooms, York, has eflbected an 2 All foreigners who will import either r ) baggageTho tory or death! : II ,

agency in England, and announces to publishers by sea or land in the places occupied by the Texians in the fort, was only 2CK W B TRAVIS, .

and others, that he is ready to forward rebels, cither arms or ammunition of any Infantry and cavalry, under Colonels Bow Lieut Col Com'dt.. .

to any part of the United Stales, foreign kind, for the use of said rebels, will be ic and Travers. Tho assault on the fort of, PASSENGERS- ]

periodicals and miscellaneous works, Alamo, in the town of San Antonio com ,
deemed[ pirates, and punished) as such. Per Schr Lucinda, fo: St l\larks-Mrs'. AI:: '
at a very small advance on cost. I :rncncod Feb. 28th!, the Mexicans hoistin g kinson. '

I NEW ORLIA\:I.Aft act to prevent duo a black flag, as indicating no quarters. Th' e Per Sloop Francisco for New York-Mis
FROM NEW YORK.-The Schr Lucinda, cling has passed the senate It disqualifies New Orleans Bee adds: Louisa Uleak r.

Capt. Wcstcrvelt, 14 days from New York, citizens convicted ,
any dlJ'lIingwhichit "Tho' garrison being well supplied with -
brought papers from that city to the 4th -:1\'affilt': )1nttUf -- --; "
stigmatizes as an infamous offence, fronhereafter 18 pounders planted on the fort, made them t'Utt. .
April. They contain nothing of muchimJportance. i holding any place of 'honor, trustor ply with dreadful effect, sweeping companies "I'OUT OF KEY WEST.A Will, !IJ.! '

We extract some items. The! profit; but it provides no means for that of tho assailants before the shot. 1'he ALl/liVEr. V ,
Court &. Enq. of the 4th contains intelligence i- conviction Mexicans surrounded the fort on all sides; April 18, Sp. Schr San AntonioGarrega
; and of course will be {perfectlyuseless. but on oil sides were they saluted with its Havana, Ballast to master "
from of the
Washington admission .-[Ike.We artillery This continued till 71) M, when Schr Hyder Aly, Gould, Reef Cotton c
of Michigan as a State into the Union. the Mexicans &c.
thought proper to eyacuattho C of ship James, to l?. A. i
The boundary question was still before copy the following! delicate item town, and retire to an encampmrn Browne. .

the House. from tho Baltimore Reformer. within two miles, after leaving 600 of lliei r Sloop Actor, Smith, Reef, Cotton from '

Household tertice of a dog "J say, comrades slain befbrn( ho fist" ship James, to J.'. A, Browne.

The assemblages of boys on Sabbath stranger," said a cottage urchin to a Yankee The provisional government of Texa 19, Schr Amelia, Andrew, Reef, sun i
evenings in Baltimore, most of them armedwith j pedlar, "don't you whistle that ere dog being informed of the contest t, an immedi 1 dries to (' A Brown. '

dirks and Spanish knives, leading to away." "Why 'ho amt no use no how, he's ate draft of one third of all Texians capable Schr Lucinda, Wcstervelt, from N York r,
so ugly." -'0, but he saves heap of work of bearing arms was: ordered by tho ac bound to St. Marks. -
some unpleasant conflicts, has become so how ?" j ting Governor. But 20, Sloop: Francisco
Why healways'licks the plate so eager were the Burrows, lIavun"o'to !
great a nuisance that the authorities havetaken and dishes Texians in general for their master. '
FO that they nova want prompt and ,.' *
the subject into consideration.The washing; ; and mammy hays she'. would not certain triumph, that when the order reached SAILED. .' ,', : *

part with bun no how, for our new dog ainl Matagorda, not one third only, but all April I 18, Sellr I'l'tdc, Cold, Sundri. .
Globe publishes an official corrected got used to mustard yet able bodied citizens volunteered, Nurner for New York.

statement relative to an occurrence onboard OilS companies were immediately on th(' Sp Schr San Antonio, Garrega, 1larana.i .

the U. S. ship Delaware, off Capede TEXAS.We march to San Antonio, to drive the Mexicans i- 19, Schr Lucinda, Westervelt, St Mark22 *-

Gat, on her return homo. A hating copy the followii.g from the N. Y. beyond tho Rio Grande, or leave them Sloop Alert, Doolinle, Havana
report on the field' of battle. Sloop J rancis'o, Burrows ;
Star. TheyViII act on the New York.
Erening : .
been made to the commander that Ihe Although it may not be offensive in their future .
operations --
fore magazine: was on fire, the water was new to some of our readers, yet to othersit .V OTICE is hereby given, that the spring ;

ordered to l IIC let in, but was countermanded may not be uninteresting. Since copying the above, our eye ha s i Southern 1.1 term of the Superior Court for tho
that the We learn from the New Orleans Bee :fallen on the Judicial District of Florida, 'held
on discovery smoke arose froman followinglet'crdetailingsom i In. the cityof Key West, is postponed br '

extinguished lamp falling on some powder of March 16th, that an official despatch had :further particulars of the state of affairs/ i ir I His Honor James Webb, Judge of said
reached there ) District, to the second
on the passage. How the powder got from Gen. Urrif.-a, as published Monday in June
thatquartcr ensuing, being the thirteenth
& day of said
in the Mercurio
there cannot be accounted for,except upon of Matamoras, the I month' at winch' time Jurors, witnesses ;
;'+e supposition that it was the work of some 7th March, in which he states under the Fort of tho 'Alamo,Bejar, I parties, and all others concerned will attend,

abandoned pompous caption of ) l'seb. 25, I accordingly
character iYision of
the Goliad
among crew. To :Maj Gen Sarnl Houston, [ KASTIN: Marshal! +
that he had reached therewith I Commander in Chief of KCl Welt March 9, 183C.
100 the
cavalry of (J2-1t
Turn-outs continue to exist the army Texas. ]
mechanic: and working men in among the northern and had attacked the enemy [the Texians,] Sir-On the 23d or Feb., the enemy i in i\ is"'Jf; :.-!.Ar.nex A. Al. JACKSON EQ; : ,
cities. I large force entered the of irnr agent and attorney in fact
who after city Bejar whirl durL -
making a firm i
inRmJ absence
resistance in their .,ld : .
> be
I cr not JAMES
prevented I
J had ,
ir 4 ,as not ftJffi- March 7, '@56. [

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_.-A- ---- appetiie. Ho sat by the coffin in childish From the N. Y. Mirror. both of you,. but unfortunately you are a
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sorrow, and mourned as one that would, not TUB TABLES TVBNED A :TALE OF LKAS'. day too late; for I was-married )last night!"

be comforted YEAB. A flood of tears relieving Miss Emetine,

THE WAGES ;OF} SIN. Theie was something: in this homage of f By. a youth about town. and a fit of hysterics Miss Dorothea. Just

{. (Concluded.) the heart which deeply interested me. I at this crisis, Pompey entered with a
Reader did
you ever, in your boyish I I very.
will him-educate elongated visage and
him and ,
After a melancholy at Malvern, keep provide: L whispered
sojourn for
: for him. He at least will love The days, ( assume, on my own responsibility Massa! rnassa! three
Harrowgalc, Huxlon, and half a dozen other me. : more ladies at the
the fact that
places sacred to folly and fashion, I re, Same of gratitude will burn bright and clew, when, utmost you were once young,].'door,come +,.courting"'

turned to Mountsfield with a decided increase in such an affectionate bosom; and on him,' your of a few literary leaves felicity was the, Surely,"'sighed tee half distracted Thomas -

t of malady. It had now reached bound to me by the ties of countless oblig-. called possession a book and filled with, by courtesj, ,as he rushed out of the room,"surely it

r.' such a height that I was: unable tn encounter lions, the rumours of the world will haveno in colours; far surpassing in brilliancy must have been a leap-year that forced.

a human eye. I insisted with the vehemence power. the bungling of Dame Nature Gowper to exclaim-

of frenzy, no servant should pre The (Kissing stimulus of the moment did you ever,,while attempts in the halcyon state oi;. "Oh,,for a lodge in some vast wilderness
No what might over-my mind made up respecting the
sume to meet me. matter existence meet with little work
be the urgency of the errand; no matterwhat education of the little orphan, and every the world, turned a upside down, representing ?fishes' BEAUTIFUL INCIDENT..
, be its on pain of arrangement for his comfort completed my ,' At the meeting of citizens
might importance; angling for men,(alas, poor Izack Walton!)I in. the Methodist
f. instant dismission", 1 enjoined them to. retrace thoughts gradually returned to their old horses drawn by their former drivers, (alas church in Greene street, held last evening -
their Lady Moyston reasoned, channel; and some slightly exciting causewas for the of
t steps. for our omnibus Jehus!) and divers other purpose taking measures to
r remonstrated,entreated. In vain. I adopted all that was requisite to bring back my such ingenious devices? If rebuild. the noble structure known as"The
I and laid malady with renewed violence It not you are so'e. Methodist
the jargon of my physician, was Book Concern "
fortunate ,
ry as to have seen this prodigy of very interesting
'total of long wanting. i had taken pleasure in and.
, 1 the blame on the derangement ray going genius then and then form impressive addresses were delivered
only can by
t 1 nervous system!l' Dr. Warren-he's now to church. Yes, unaccountable as it conception of the state of, you the Rev. Dr. Bangs, and the Rev. Mr.
any anarchy now
0 in his grave-commended my 'prudentprccau may appear,my happiest hours by far were existing in the masculine-feminine world. Waugh The history of that extensive uv
lion!P Prudence! Precaution! could those which 1 spent there! 1 could and stitution from its infancy

not, I' dar ud not,meet the steady gaze, even [did pray. I felt the beauties, and was alive second The day sun of was the brightly beaming, on fair the its decent means of great, fifty and years extensive ago

of the menials that surrounded me. I dreaded to the unction of our incomparable Liturgy new-year, upon two usefulness; and the efficient and
damsels who had
ascended almost the salutary
I would read the ; and if ever I had interval free from
t anticipated, they an manner in which they have been
instant !
same of bachelot's 1 applied
step a ,
guilty secret of my care-worn haggard coun the gnawings of remorse, it was when 1 lodgings in young The bell were disclosed in the most clear and satisfactory

tenance. I was obeyed-obeyed to, Uie was under the roof of God. This confession Broadway. was raanncry and with the best -
and while its possible
I very letter.. I could wonderat will through may appear extraordinary. 1 care no t. rung .! will honor they are waiting reader with response effect, as will be seen in the sequel. In
the grounds without meeting a human be It is true. Touched by a passage of scrip an introduction to them you, my that shouldone the course of his remarks Dr. Bangs rela-

ing. I could trazerso the long gallery at ture-by some brief but exxuisiie referenceto ; so ted the following remarkable: inccdent.j
of them
chance to lose her .-
MountsfieW-pace up and down, to and the state of my own mind; softened by be at liberty to pick her footing When, yo j Among the burning fragments of books and

fro,in the splendid but deserted apartmentsand the calm, the holy stillness of the sanctuary may that the up. printed sheets which were whirled aloft
1 saw damsels fair I up-
unchecked by the or ; or subdued by the plaintive persuasion n were spoke the
muse, presence metaphorically only for Miss Dor. on wings of the flame, and borne on,
even the sound of any living witness, over of the good old man who counselled there; ; though ward upon those of the wind was
othea Bridget Beaumont fair the a pageof
t 1 have wad as
my increasing anguish, compunction and wept-oflen-bitterly. Wept, as 1 white of belle readerand the Bible containing the Ixivth chapter
thought of that heaven your eye, ma was
despair. from which i felt of Isaiah.. It was picked the
i blessed with locks up morn.
r Sleep forsook me. That clear, sweet myself excluded; wept as I thought of that our other heroine as Miss rosy Emeline as your Julia Ad-- ing of the conflagration,about twelve miles

soft voice forever in ears. 1 heardit fearful account to which J so unrelentingly) distant
rung my elgitha Stubbs, reminded rather of the c U Long Island, and &before the
above the swell of the pealing consigned my generous bother as 1 you known
organ ; wept dark downy blush tho that catastrophe was which had carried it
above tho waves of the ocean as they rolled reflected on what I might have been andwhat on peach, tells thither. It was indeed a
how rich the soul of with winged inessen
in thunder the. shere in the silence of I was! Yet these ,were tears of sweetness dwells
on ; not in. For ger of truth, in a double sense, 'for the fact
midnight-in the glare of noonday, in the penitence. I knew not the meaning of contrition my own part, must confess a is no less striking than authentic, that
lurking preference for Miss Emclino : every
in the dance where 1 still 1 And from. Julia
song, -go would every thing resembling Stubbs word of tho page wasso marred as to be \
it on invisible monitor sounded in ears- confession of my guilt and supplication for Adelgilha ; especially as the odious
my last fragment of her illegible, save the 11th verse, which reads inthe
4Henry dear Henry save me save !' pardon, my proud spirit revolted name may be
me altogether. sily changed of fcryea-j words following: "Our holy and beau-
"I endeavored to soothe my woundnd No, such was the conclusion at which 1 invariably be -. cour.-esupposing tiful house, where our fathers praised thee,
to willing.By
spirit by acts of the most unbounded charity arrived, no pity for me! The human this the ''is BURNED ur WITHI FIRE; and all our pleasant
1 would fain have bribed Heaven by being does not exist to whom 1 would time door must be open, Ewe things ABE X.AIO WASTE!"
life of the mosl extensive benevolence.- breathe secret. The will allow Pompey to usher the ladies,
a my mental gangrene We know not how the relation of this
To the needy, the suffering, the aged, I dispensed I winch, preys upon me, may corrode my into ihe drawing room, and then to call his: incident impressed others, but to us it

my wealth liberally. Alas I light heart's core. But 1 will carry It with me :master, who is in his study. Our heroines, of striking interest and beauty.appeared

where it would it seemed followed by V to my grave. when left alone together, gazed on each 'True there seems no
The of 1 have said hours other with eyes full of tire, each instinctively special reason why
curse objects my bounty proved my were-those such a message should have been providentially

unworthy, ungrateful,impostors, or impor which were spent in the exercise of public divining the purpose of theother. Looks sent to the man who found it but
devotion. were followed words and these I ;
tunate. Few, very lew, appeared on examination This interval of enjoyment was with by might ( the message was sent.and all but the message -
deserving or necessitous. And jnot lung permitted rue One Easter:: Sunday write the fear of the fair sex Lefore was obliterated by the

the blessing which these invoked on my 1 chanced to catch Mr. Alleyne's eye my ejes) lave t been succeeded by deeds, currence of which it melancholy such oc
had gave signal in
q head seemed to my distempered imagination resting upon me as be slowly read in bis not the Fates interposed interposed in telligence. The leaf
of the bitterest derision 'deep, solemn tones-thou shall do the form of the beloved Thomas Smith,. (I was brought over to
expressions this
; no mur like city by the finder, and has been placed
and the heartfelt aspirations which they utternd der. 1 was instantly unnervad. 1 could to distinguish my heroes by name, a. in one of our bookstores. N. Y.
well -[ Paper.
detect a deeper as by character, from the common herd
that I might never know what sorrow graver modulation than

was,'seemed the exultations of a fiend usual-could trace in his penetrating eye a I of mankind) upon whose entrance the aroused A rare chance for-the girls-don't all

that mocked at my calamity and laughed at peculiar expression, a point end severity in calm waves and the of passion subsided to a dead speak at once.-A gentleman has handed
generally mild mountainous sea of their anger
and gentle the
despair.Months lie
my manner us following letter which he has recently
I had continued in this feverish i suspected me? Did he dare? 1 would brave. became as flat and aS plain as them received from Ohio: as he thinks its

State of being, when an incident occur redthe !I I could not. J was at church t for I selves.Well publication in our columns will aid Ins inquiries .
j ladies
which diverted the current of my thoughIn : lost time. cried Thomas Smith, we cheerfully it The
give a place.
after the
usual "
one of my solitary rambles through' the My maiady now returned with tenfold salutations, to what am J author will perhaps blame fur not
indebted for suppressing
Park, I found a little boy, cold, hungry, violence. 1 was unable to bear the presence Miss Stubbs the pleasure of this visit?" it; but as the letter well written

1 and almost destitute of clothing, watching even of my own servants. 1 insisted upon blushed and Miss Beaumont and contains nothing which is not honorable

; with the most affectionate solicitude, and their presuming to look at me as they waited sentimentally her cast down her eyes, and both to hisheart and head, we have

weeping over a dying mother. She was a at dinner-upon their eye constantly applied below vinaigrette to the protuberance i thought it best not to suppress his name.
soldier's wife, who having lost her husband, and invariably shunning mine. '1 will not/ I Wellington.Loram Ohio.
\ All! County,
was returning to her native village, when said I, with the tone and gesture of a madman sighed Miss Dorothea,"have you iTo--, Newburyport Mass.

disease and want had arrested her progress. I ,*be bearded by my menials in my own forgot that it is leap-year?" with :mother Dear Sir: 1 perceive by, tho Louisville I

She was, indeed, hastening to her final ,'hall' But, consider, my love,' said Lady sigh. "You know our privilege," with a Public Advertiser, that have one thousand .
smile. "You
I Her 1 MoyaUuy the endless must be sensible of attractions you
companion, ma) say the unaccountable your more female than males in
comforter, was a noble manly-looking boyd constructions which such command would with a fond look, called, in vulgar l town; and! of course have some, your girls

of five years old, with a face which ha bear.' No matter,' said J,with increasing parlance a sheep'ji eye,a very appropriate that would make good you wives and I am in

without exception, the finest,softest,sweetest vehemence, 1 will be obeyed. 'Certatnt y will term on tbe present occasion. "You want of one. I am twenty-two, years old,

expression I ever saw. He was sitting Your will you know is ever mine. Sup forgive my apparent..forwardness,"withan and of middling size of decent appearance;.

by her side with a look childish, helplessanguish ) pose then,dispense with their attendance the attempt at a blush, and attribute it I to of a good education of a bock woodsman;

; and the tone in which his clear altogetherf I myself,' said she, uithher dear overflowing Thomas of"my heart toward you, own' a good farm, with improvements, sufficient -

lime voice: murmured, Don't cry mother, own sweet smile, 'will wait upon'ou. Will and my with a sigh, a blush, 1 to support a small family;,and have a
don't he the of death you accept of me for/ some symptoms of a tear.
cry, as wiped damps a cupbearer The I good crop of wheat on the ground. I am-
from her brow touched heart cold churlish idea pleased me 1 mawarcl\1r. Smitb"saidllissEmchne :
s adopted it. But after in her a good natured man, of a good moral char
awhile 1 had the tutn,.that: I am
insensible as mine. misery of that overstepping
perceiving the limits which ;icter, and in good credit; and if you can
She was carefully removed to the how even Adela's presence was custom has prescribed to .
e. a painful
restraint sex, but I disdain send! me a good girl, not over twenty-five
Every remedy that experience could suggest upon tow I proposed dining ale ae. my. 1 have long loved such narrow prejudice ;rears of age, )I will pay all expenses, re-

every comfort that wealth could procure She struggled with her tears,and-acquit constantly. While you. hopelessly, but'ceive her thankfully and use her well and
was afforded her. It availed but lit-1 cede you have lavished your :
thank dear sir a thousand. tiaaes! besides
attentions those you, ,
tie Death would not be cheated of his 1 could not sleep alone. Wake when 1 I Inure hoarded on who valued them not, .. ; for there are no.girls in this place
prey; and approach hourly became would it was iu The silent up the most trilling word
more agony. and which have and my business is such that I cannot leave
The little gloomy ravine you chanced to bestow :
perceptible. mourner watched was continually before me. and upon to find one. Luther Day.-Newbury
every turn of her disorder with glistening heard: the roar of the: torrent at a distance me, brooded over it in secret, as the port Herald.

eye and quivering lip-sat hour leer hour -the sullen! plash of the water as he sunk miser over his treasure. I need not now I

with his little hand clasped in 1Iet'S-and forever-saw the supplicating of his recall my alternate fears and hopes; the ec- -

when the last struggle came on,, and we countenance as he struggled with agony his fate- stacy into which a kind look of yours has u I shall soon die, Cuff/-I must set ont

forcibly excluded him from the chamber, the echo of his last convulsive shriek for often thrown me, or the bitter despondency jpon a long journey," said a sick man to

fixed himself on He step outside the door, 'help1; could count the bubbles: as the air I into which 1 have sunk, when carelessly noticed I his old negro. servantBerry well," replied -

inquired in faltering accents of all who entered 'escaped from his lungs, and ruse to the surface I by you. May you never feel the I Cuffy, I guess masse hab goodgoingca

or quitted the apartment, and as each 'l t of the water. -f onie:* which I hive suffered! I now ause it be all way down hill."

reply became: more hopeless:: than the former Dr. Casper,of-Berlin, trora number of! the bigoted the dictates fetters of prudery and obeying -

wept in silence. When we told him statistical returns and tables, has come to I only of my heart, 1 row my "I thought you told me that Smith's fever

of his poor mother's death! ,he refused food. the conclusion that the life of ardentUespatring love." lad gone off" said a gentleman. I did
No delicacy we could offer could his is better married "Really, ladies," said Mr. Smith I to
tempt people than that: of the sing le. I should be so, said his companion, but forgot
very happy to oplige either or mention that he went off along with it."