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Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 16, 1831)-
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Latest issue consulted: vol. 5, no. 47 (Dec. 26, 1835)

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gregd Ni.gge, mEdtouf SATURDAY, JULY Ma, a VOL. I-No. I.
THE BAHAMAu AR S. rather an offensive one, and aam many from the manner fet as be did, but whils t e -e fatl a dhpoid mf Mh
T A it works in England; but I will my, a modified, a well re- mind todimeraction."
PoSl.nKZD a smmItn-wuLv m U Ua N. r. gulated provision, that in cae the two former were not Such-eh the sentiment, the prindpl a objm lt e
fiund ample, would give aserace that, at allIvents, no Church Miaionry Society, au U avowed by
Sight dla per aM l a dw- e. person could die of starvation." Ms Lordhi, after com- selves! They r k al s, rirs ,.-
ening on the necsity of rearing tranquillity, and his forth (Sh.Iwgh admitting it a. mer) rtlr tin a -
repugnance to resort to coercive measures, said, If my mrunes, whAregad (tir' slm as fell m lm, d
exertions have the desired effect and that I can once sete wr, in s'ry we t ir ~ l ir cAmdu, a i .
Ireland tranquil and prosprous,[ would, I do solemnly as- would 6 iad--Aerse itr CiheiA Aitim r A
.sure you, the mnit day die happy. However, if the peace admitting that tie alsao are Iwe treetd!!-- t lfA
of the country continues to be dlturhed, it will he my duty the rxtinction Omf SbW t"o r d ae epW l to ros i
to rort to those strung meaureafrom which I am anxious whole prtbl -mit of B aend u is aie to tie g u li.m
to refrain ; if there be no security for life or property, I And yet, (oh! ted it not in Gah, publish it a in the
=s -hall he hound to say that the a inarv force of the1. we is streets of Askelon!) this very S.ciety, entertaining mmi-
?O TTR Y. not sufficient for their protection, and call on the Legials- nmentso monstrously unjust, and aowiing objera m* barri
tIre for greater powers. To the existing government the ble to contemplate, ialargely aided and supported ia Jmmai-
TO MY sdUiBAB'BS FPIRtT GRAY IIAIR. *present condition of Ireland is anbject of te mot anxiom cr, by Lawyerv and Plantera-yea, ad by miniglerm thof
"I know then las-I loath thy ace, initerest,-indeed, it occupies their almost entire attention; Established Church, who give their tiue and ansu ias to
But i shy lianneunt I tra and fior my own part, I will undertake to say, that no re- re-publish and disseminate, in a work got up for the pu.-
What te rhall strengthen, not efrace." preventative of my Sovereign f(r, or can feel, a roger pose, every wicked caluriy,calclated "to work upon the
Thea s unbidden met! from whence interest in the country's welfare than myself." public mind in England," and excist our dave popuaesti
T p thto rebellion."
And lh Rude intrur. hence Proposal of a Federal Un lm--At a dinner of the People of Jamasri!-Can you sit down uncoesm led,
And iel some lter h oe.! friends of the St. Putrick's Orphan Society, hekl in Dublin, anI see your hitherto contented dependents dod with
The dih yemg locks a all too fair, Mr. O'Cnnel, with reference to the repeal of th Union, the maddening poison, until, unable lo r to coatrul
hla d s tou maut at lingr here! sid--" I beg now to call your tsention to a plan that I themselves, the nadhett and the torch s have comm.-
have heard spoken of by severd members of the Logisla- c.d the work of detrunctioni Patriotism, justia, hamulty
Go! take ith ber apect ture, from various parts of the empire. It is a plan of f- itself, calls upon you o aroue yourselves, and down
T nd some ful rowed e i which di Cag deral connexion with England. It is, that tlhe English, proceeding, which must speedily involve the iand in amr.
Ard atso e hav beew adhic-- Irish, and Scotch Members should Met inn Lodon, as be- ciy and bl. Send to Can every aidr ad aett
And sid hy malinat trace, fore, but that in their own counies they should mret for of dtI. vile conspiracy, whatever be his odice or station.
To ar the aged, or agluished face the discussion of private bills and their local concerns. Kick him ott f society, and if the wil not keep him quiet
Thom wilt not go -Then swer me, 'Thus, for instance, that there should be 30 nmenlerselect- adopt the good sound advice of Mr. M'Queen-let evry
And tell what brought thee usa I ed for Ireland; that this number of re resentativ should traitorto his country be tarred and feathered.
Not one of all thy tribe I see Smet in Dublin, to manage private bill and tak care of If any thing can now ern our destruction, it is firse
Beside thyself appear; the local interests and necemitisof this 1krt of the empire; of resolve, combined with decision of action, and umiai-
And through these bright and clst'ring curls that when the sessions here conclude, 120 of those inem- ty among ourselves. The colored das have nobly doe
Thou thinestr-- iny thread of pearls! bers should go over to England to join the main body of their duty: of which, indeed, there never was the ls
Thou art a Mos.ALIr! ah !-well! the Legislature, in which would be considered thi general rom to ldoubi. The security of life and property s alike
Ad conmest from Wisdom's land concerns, and intl rm, and foreign relations of dir eollirc." dear to all classes. Our fate is in our own hands, quiedy
A few sag axioms just to tell! This plan he thought deserving ofa trial. to submit to be trodden upon, and destroyed--r like men,
Well, well! I undetand-- defend our rights, and maintain tlanm.
Old Truth has sent thee here, to hear From te Jamaica Caraet of July 1.
The maxims which -e fain maes hear. r o hrrh J e Jamaia Corant, ofJnu 7.
ChurcI .iasuiosary Socicty.-The following arirlo from m J.,7
An ao. u I obue thee nearer, i The following reply by Mr. Puogon, a Member of dl
ThA'o,; ^ rettyery prtt-que th Jol Bull of tin- th May, a publided in our lt r- Ho of Ampbiofiv St. Kitt's, tothe Ibhia4 M i
As glossy, nd as fair, nay, fer day's paper but which we ag i tuhllh. a a r stem ieply to a Clula issued by O.arlpor Mawure ual his
A1m ce ths at m mS es; n public attention may be directed to the highly important Privy Council, will be read with mene satisfaction by thue
Th sahlt re dn, h a d speak of hsTr fac: which it discloses: who understand the Governor's real character. Hii Es-
Srrllrncy is, however, no Saint himself, altho' he has old him.
She says thou art herald, sent Teln actual state of negro slavery having become a 'us- s.lf, body and soul, to that faction in England. They
In kind and friendly warniinng. aion of vital eimortance,tinasuch as on dwl treatment of il guaranst. hinm he cntinuance of his Government,which he
To mix with locks by Beauty lent, evidently depeds he possession or lhs of our Wi\ t Iulia has held since ll9., and Is', in return, has promised hi
(The fair, oung brow adornmio) Colonies, it may perhaps not be unsadifactory to thne who bet services; and die writer ha documents i is pos-
And 'midst Ieir wide luuriance taught are weeping and wailing over the imaginary distreses of sion, which will show dht the means he adopted in Domi-
To show thyslf, and waken Taouove. our black brother, to me tih following extract from the nique, were not the most" honest" in the world, ad Dh
That thought. which to the dreamer preaches Times newspaper of the d instant: when his conduct was discovered and exposed, he merely
A lesson stem a true, Waeyam Missionary Society.-Yesterday, a nume- shrugged his shoulders, and remarked-" Well, aAe all it's
Tha all thin pasMs way-and teacher rous and respectable meeting of friends of this aociely, a mere misak!" This Governor has now o madelled
How Youth must vanish too!
And thou wea sent to moue anew which devotes a large share of its attention and support to his Council, that there is not a number of it whois St "his
This thought whenever thou meet'st the view te moral and religious improvement of the negro popula- most obedient, humble ervant," and will do whauve
tion of the West Indies, took pisco at Exeter Hall,-L directs them. They are all poor and med-; md Iams
And eme other not a whispering sound, lanslope, Esq. in the Chair. The report gave encoura- change of circumstances can in any way slect dms
A low, fin, murmuring breath, going accounts of the proceedings of the Society in dhe West rest, they are found to be ready and willing toolm hi I
Wick as hou merst. Bts around Indis, and mentioned, among other things, that the negroes hands of the Governor, to promote the viewstthe mabs
Tie oaward swOps! Youth Al PirAra! of Jamaica had subscribed, during the pat year, no less of the Colonies, under, perhaps,the vain delhma, i aBth
amch is thise emrad, First Gray Hair! than 11UO to the fund of the Society." services will be rewarded by the Govwernmp ftheMother
Thim, we should think, must be a staggerer o hos who Country.-We trn from th picture of Governor Mawel
IRELAND. believe, orsay they belie -e, the blacks to be a minerabli, and his Council, with disgust, in order to thank our star
IR rLAND" starving, and oppressed community. that our gisd Governor is no Saint either in pncip or
T im se of unformaus Ireland, is now more than ever We are, however, inclined to believe, that no statement practice: and so general and we klwu is t iat
aerviOn of sympathy and amisance: the melancholy -no fact-oo elucidation, however convincing to unpreju- when *r orders ae promulgated by the Earl of Bomre,
scees of poverty, turbulence and moral degradation are diced minds, will be permitted in future toreac the public by order of the Colonial Ofice, dat these whoe lives ad
mid to nrpam anything of the kind ever before known. At through any authenticated source emanating from the ex- property nuy he s much afected by them, lamen the
a meeg m Dublin, a sketch of the ravages of pestilence eplary body of Saints and Hypocrites, who have taken amiable a noileman should be forced to do the bidding of
ad asi i the countiesof Mayo, Galway and Donegal, the black population of our West India Colonies under a dterable faction, and not o be allowed to eerche the
wee m ch u to engender feelings of commimeraion and thlir epecial protection. To this concuion, we are led authorr which onotlgimately belonged to he OGwr-
aid i d mot obdurate. The pre re of distress has by the following most extraordinary fact. In the annual nor ofJamaica, i. e.-. pardoning when guhy,md pan-
driven da inhabitants of Clare and Galway to acts of hor- report of the Church Misionary oe isy, which assembled fishing according to the laws of the Island, and met acor-
rid aM cy and murder. The quarter-sesions had ben at Eeter laU on Tuesday,the following passage occurred: ding to the rues and regulation from Downi Bast.
postpoed, ihe magistrates not being able to attend, and a It is bit an act of common justice to mention, tlat Of the Earl of Belmore's council, we shall sy vry It-
diiailty i procuring jurors to try the prsoners. Even there are slave-owner who regard their slaves as fellow- tie, as they are no well known, and so highly rmperted
the prno of-l justly popular Lord Lieutenant made men, and endeavour in every way to improve their condi- throughout the country. Thbir property is exlasive, uad
not th lightest ipremion on the rioters: the very day on tion." their connexions highly influential; and in the event any -
whic his Lordship entered Clare, five of the Police (be On this being read, up roe the Rev. Mr. Wilke and oh- attempt being made to infringe on our rista w lilrtsies,
twee whom and the peasntryfrquent affrays took place) served, that if he did not move an amendment upon this the members of hi Majesty's Council of Jamaica, wov
weretomedtodeath!-Dr. Doylehad published pamphlet passage he should not eep in his bed." le had an he the very first to admvowr to stem the ltrrent which
in favor of a sm of poor laws, and O'Connel had ac- objection to let it go forth that such sgmd men existed as the would be directed against u; ad with such a powerful h-
knowdged hmlf convert to the Doctor's arguments. report alluded to. It would be said, here is the Church dy o fine young men on ord we would hae oly to
L Angles had travelled through the disturbed di- Mimionary Societyadmitting that the slave are well treat- follow them, and iw no dn
rit: an address being presented to him at Ennis, his ed." We have been led ha these rark frm me er.
Lu"hip remarked to the gentlemen who presented it, that The Rev. Daniel Wilson seconded the amendment, vaiom which we heard mde highly injuries to de t re-
Swit pect to the condition of this country, I must cer- amidst loud applause. He admitted that there were be- ter a their Honors. II Ihs been imninua dth one ar
taily admit tat it is unreasonble to suppose that the pe- nevolent individuals in the Colonies, but he wisrin the members ofthat body, ar in rontant ce? poo dea wi
try--and a ner emore vigoous peaatry than Clare question a to the extinction of aslvery to he now pot at our very worst enemis, and that their oIcM aM hed
po~ I e never @se- is, I mst may, impossible rest, when the whole public mind of England wa alive 4 whie thry behave wel there to the gag a AMath -
to emqct dat they wiu quietly lie down, and die of Marva- the qestio., &c. c. bury. This, however, we do sme believe; h we do wib
iof.. To me it occur ttht there are three measures, one The amendment was put and carried b a large majority. for the ate ofthe country, that the individak emn
of w'hih, or, perhapan intermixture of all, would be likely Sohi, reader, is the measure ofjuntic--the candid and of would ive less occasion for nnpleasms b, by a
o heater the crcumstan't of the cou-ntv. The firt is, Christian treatnt, dealt out to the Colonist by his fellow different ne of conduct; or if they are s l
tiat there l be a suAcient portion of lad to ris the countrymen. Such the kind encouragement which a well with the facs complained of, to avow thinwe a and
adequae lspply o tme necnarie of life for each indivi- intentioned proprietor of slaves receives. At firm we felt let a know our enemies from ar frileb, I asmw r d
dual. The seond i that the rate of wages should be a little indignant, but our anger wa speedily turned into the camp is worse hn 5000 o of it. That we hmw o
Sac an would enable the population to procure or purche. pity, as the Rev. J. II. Stewart, in the closing speech of the many within, is well known, and will eucrem
ewm ae arie. The ird i, a measure which I will day, observed, that the devil was partietlarlv active so they are expnord n4 cotrntnntly hIld up to public riil r.
not caU by the term poor laws, a that term is considered assmblies like the present. Ile knew not whether others' With the wrr r, a thoroughbred Saint and a winder wm

whe Ie roguery wi be in bvuor W I

ry-- bieg acknowledge te receipt of an okhil
Circular Latr a ys, of uthich the ulluwing is a copy:
sbll, -
,"I am co adad by Hi Exgzcl cy the Captain
'Onseral and the Privy Counil, to call your pticular at-
laBa to te Minth Clause of the Act entitled" An Act
M affBec ally to prov ltJbr a- ipport, and to extend
cardi Rf l dones or the Proction of Slaves, to promote
aandbimara their lacrese, and generally to meliorate
t Wd OidlouM," a Copy of which is hereuntou sbjoind;
aS dq inalt)t s that the peoaltieo a the A U be
S o aseaisa my Paera who shall be old
S .vk t ve the honor to be, S, your so obedient humble
"Seu tary's Omce, AprO 21, 1881.
Ant i reply therto, es beg to inform you for the in-
foreasdo His Excellency the Captain General and his
Privy Couc l, th I lave exmnum ed the Statuto Book of
th Ih d, bt can And no uch Act as the one lluded to.
Th L aapmn to be mm other cla s h the said Act
men d; would it, there e, be grntig too great an in-
dlgsnce to me and the publk in nerl, to Inform me and
them whee such an Act i to be found, and by hat autho-
rIy enacted 1 that we might profit to Ih imt extent, by
ce kid and cenidrte warning of lib Excoly Gover-
mr Maxwull nd his Privy Concil.
As he I uing such a Circular from p experienced a
Governor, hacked by such high and (aow me to ay) inter-
ested ul arln the Privy Council, who redoubtle men
S posemed of the most considerable landed interest in the
Islnd, m convey an implication to the Mother Country,
that the Negres were M cramped for a tine, by their in-
imman masters, at their breakuat and dinner, as scarcely to
be able to swallow either; and that it was notonly neces-
, n ry to pa an act, compelling them to allow a stipulated
tim for those purpose, but for want of observance thereof,
it ha lbe ros likewise neceuar to iue a Circular from
His Ecellency la Privy Council, holding out a tlireat to
lth diubedlent, which from the nature of the said Circular
might be pressed every individual in the Island, except-
ing of course the members of le Privy Council. Now,
Mir, an I am very lately from the Mother Country, and
have personally men and heard calumnies gut up against
the much injured Colonie upon less implied evidence than
this Circular wouel seem to convey, I deem it most prudent
to reply theebto thus publicly, and to stat for the C(uluny
frumn di ea ets of such an inplietion, dt s far aL he cx-
) parte of twnmy-on year will unable ma to judge, the
Stme appraopi d to the Ngroe' breakfhmn i nearer three
quaers than lalf an hiur, and I believe no master would
prohibit his Slave quitting the field daring that time, thus
making us mom humane than the provisions of the Act quo-
c d by you; and I moreover state, that he time allowed for
dinner is nearer 2J than 2 hours, from the period they go
until that of their nrturn.
Permit nm likewise, Sir, thromrh you to return my in-
are tanks to his E.cellency the Governor, and his Privy
Cmdl, for there kind and ctmeusiner waning which I
cana but take in a good part a I should, had I received
a like ntime fhr the mine authorities, informing me that
S if I common d murder I lsould be proceeded against agree-
a b eto thlaw in that c mdead provided; ht i it
rwal be all the me to his Excellency Governor Maxwell
Als Privy Council, I dold prefer the indulgence gene-
r aowed an ErIhahman of being considered innocent
of Infraetio of a law, undl I was found guilty,unless in-
dim hbe and ty sooM have ome other reasons than what
mat oe eye, for hiring Isu Circular.
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Ymr awn obedient servant,
SQC~f, May 5.









len chavel avto bel god-

SWith Ale by her side. to cry havoc, i
Aud let alip the dogs u war"-
than to have ued a name for the iftherance f his (
private ends, which all guod men revere, and before whom, p
indeed, the coluur ofa "man's skin" is n disqiliBLcatnw.
It may become a disciple of Machiavel to employ base
means to accomplish what may theoretically appear to be
a good purpose, but when he uses the maxims of a profane
philoaopber, he should not Jesuitically mix them up with
doctrine& that are a opposed in their relative tendenrie -
tah Anutipodes.
We now openly tate ti to be the general and ui-
veral sentiment pervading the while inhabitants of this
Colony, that they would feel a pride (aristocratic as they
are deemed) in seeing those among the coloured inhabitants
(whose mind have by dteir own good exertions ben qua-
lified to fill the satioa they aim at) gratified. But
would such men wish to posse a franchise, or fan- t
chiefs, in common with tha whoe orhlessness, igno-
rane, sloth, and venality, might make them rue the
possession ere they felt the benefits accruing from such i
innovatai 1 Sir Francis Bacon remarks, in his Esay on
Innovations, tha It is goodto beware that it be the refor-
mation that draweth on the change, and not the desire of
change that pretlndeth the reformation, and that the novel-
ty, though it be not rejected, yet be held for a mupec." I
Had the late House of Alembly been uninterruptedly
permitted to continue their business, the mot jealous and
illiberal colunld man would have been ratified ; but the
Governor could not usur the merit to himself, ad he,
therefore, mun surreptitiously trew a brand where he knew
a srong latent hea existed, and afterwards deprecated a
conduct, that he knew must be the consequence of the com-
bustion attendant upon hiseffrts. We sate that the Colony,
generally, will see its already subdued energies become a
capst sortumm, should its menmers, whether white or co-
loured, not coulesce to shake off n administration whose
every effort tends to an inversion of the Latinized Cone

Tie day last being the firt day of Trinity Term, the
General Court romt at 10 o'clock; and having been open-
ed in the usial form, te Ormnd Jury, summoned tor the
ternm under the commas law, were sealed: of that Ibly,
however, only five made their applerance, namely-Rober
Butler, John Irving, William Ilield, Neil M'Queen, and
Bllnjamin Tynes, Esquires. Upon thai, d Attorney Ge-
neral informed the Court hat he lad so bills of indictment
to submit to a Grand Jury; the Coat, however, directed
that a writ of Di riagai should issue agaid the defaulters,
returnable on Tuesday next.
The intention of this process is, we believe, to distrmi (or,
in technical language, to return issues) upon the land, Ac.
of the absent Jurymen, to such an amount a the Provost
Marshal mh deem proper in order to compel their appear-
ance. Should the Jury not appear, at the return of this
writ, it will then be in th6 power of the Court to iue an
aias Ditrigas, under which the Provot Marhal will
again have to distrain for a further amount. Similar pro-
ceadings have taken plan with respect to the Petit Jury,
of whom sin or seven only (and those chiey, if not all,
coloured persons) attended.
The Court was then adjourned until Tusday mat.
What will be the real of these proceedings, we do not
pretend to ay ; but having in a preceding pragraph mated
our opinion, as to the feeling which exists upon the part of
the white population towards the free coloured clam, we
must now remark, that nojust argument spinat the correct-
ma of that opinion can be drawn from the conduct of the
Grand and Petit Jumrs. The bare fact of many of those
f gentlemen having hnen members of the late lbome of As-
sembly, and a such, baving determined to pam an art
which would have admitted those very persons into the muse
jury box with them alvas, is sficpt to prove that they
are not so much opposed to the principles of te measure
itself, as to the means by which that measure i now at-
Stempted to be forced upon them. Had the bill which was
in progress in the late assuion of Asembly passed into a
law, all the difficulties now complained of would have been
obviated. The House of Asembly, however, cannot be
censured for this; they carried the bill as far a they con-
fsistentlycould, and it would at this day, in all probability,
i ave been the law of the land, had they not, frosn just re-
gard to their own privilege and therights of their constitu-
Sents. been obliged to waive all minor considerations and by
making a firm uand, endeavour to check that system of
minrule under which the Colony has b n suffering for the
Sat eighten months. If, therefore, the couro ofjutice is
( impeded, neither the Huse of A.wmbly nor the Jurorn
tcan he hlamed, but the reproach must attach to a higher
n quarter!!!

Ito 61 Catytl iT, wsaive n arvt fio
f h to bda, tiDW we
ve made a fet Rumeaus ate, that the Cl.
rMmiueh | ia beclaE te lhlaw
London) but rerment had taken Oi -lm
precautions to Flprmgre The all absorbhgqtua.
son of Reform, T occupy, for the present,t mtia
f the people at ho

Ifhtere's sie i a your cousts,
I red ye tl it;
A chiel's a. lakia notes,
And faitll 'th .-DmBr.
Juariwry Quarrel. nsm ,du drig last week,
Ieemed it necessary to co an epims ry corres
ondence with Justice DuNco o not preserving, it is
opposed, that style of courtesy might be expected
rum one bearing so many titles aeur:..y), au rather
etily ordered by Justice D. to i his cuonuunications
I himself; whereupon, the di threw himself (by
tter) at His Excellency's feet, ffty and for uccour.
Por safety (probably) frsm the wrath o one enfeebled by
1 health; fur succour, in hopes that th falice Magistrato
would be again ranocLAima, and Justice rges installed
a his stead.
Pnrse made of Estimating Permsd kgtr.
: possess in my own right.......................... ID 81ave
Do. in right of my children, when their
maternal grand-dan dies, who is
rather (too) tough....................... 180 do.
Do. in right of my father's estate, which
will not be divided (into ten shares)
for ive yearn to come................ 140 do.
Bona fide my own-480 Slaves
All tree: what will you lay it's a lie "--Malkem.
Pkilamlropy.-" Why do you not ride out S., thesb
rery delightful mornings! Are you not on early riner?"
aid W. a few days ago. I am an early-rim.r," was the
eply-" and would really benefit from the exercise; but I
should disturb my mnn Frederick." Fn-derick isnot a bla
black likeness of Bergami; S. is a walking representative
of Plague, Pestilence and Famine.
Red Anjde, or SBdde. -rBetita -l m simmi snria
about one hundred and sixty American Negroes were
brought into this harbour by sundry wrecking vessels.
They were for several days kept ou boanl until tlIw Crown
Officers nade up their mindsas to the conduct to beadopt-
d towardsthem. During that interval, several escaped to
the ahore, and, upon fiinng their wayto the Police Office
wore interrogated as to their riasns for choosing that of-
rice before every other for their debut. We wen- usnt
here by the Governor's Angel," said one ; No, you nman
his Aid-du-Camp," said the other.

Magic L terl--This delight of children has become
quite a fashionable amusement for the wires of the (God.
Imagine a Major General of H. M. forces playing mouns-
bank to a Conch audience. Guy Faux, with his dark lan-
tern, would have been a hero, had he lived in thed times.
After all mn are but children of a larger growth."

Aecious Robbery.-It would appear that every mass
of guarding the government domain, have become suddenly
of no avail. High walls, mines, servants on the alert-
all, all, alas! in vain !! The amia6ob eqrnamiity of Hi
Excellency's temper is likely to siuer materially rm them
nocturnal inroad. Som rights since, a robbery wm per-
petrated upen His Excellery's wood-tack, and several
rations oftdM valuable ie carried of. Suspicion nreda
at prennt, upon a soldier, who was stationed as a siaineh
on or about the wooden was He has benr, for dh pe-
sent, only sent to Coventry. It is not known hew many
aups dechAt he will receive, but three hudred would cer-
tainly be a very moderate punishment for an accessary to
the twfold Ioa of temper and fueL
Precoity of tie Riing Ge ration.-A group of co-
loud children who wee amusag themelvei at the gam
of hoes and drivers on Bay-m et, were acceaed by the
oftheir comrades, whowa looking on, a foows :-" Don't
you punish those rnes o severely, or, d-- you, I'll report
you to the Governor!"
POLICE-Moneav, SJtr. 10.
Toby, a man, and John, a bea, leavess to Mr. William
Fulford. n.. ofthis town, were tried before Jstices Pun-.
come and Wylly, for itmling fir fowls from a free black
woman, on the morning of the 4th instant.
The oflence wa foly proved, mid the prinners, in thrir
defence, confemsd having committed it. Taly, who i
an old offender, ws senanmed to receive thirty-nine Is*ihe
in the Jail, on the fSst inriant and John (his'first of-nce)
In be placed in the storks for twonmmtu every day fir three
days, to commence on the 21st instant.
A copy of the proceedings was sent to His Excellency

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SATURDAY, JULY 93, 182 .
SFraum the tenor of His Exrellmency'pswer loan
fro- te fi coloured inhabiants of thi town, enofling
a poitki toHi Majesty praying the continuance of Sir. J.
C. Smai in this government, we wer prepared to find
the whit inheblabutsgenally, averse to any externios o
the privleg's of that da of persons. We are grieved o
ob obliged to stsa, ida, mude to the prejudice of the can-
dew and inpartialky of that high authority, we have dis-
eared a sigp at thua determined peonal animosity
which be wida' to convince the claimed inhabitats exist
against hem, l the minds of those who, perhaps, it is a
paitm the interrt of thO ernor to oppose. Hia i.
ay wants a party.,and is resolved to endeaour to
dr do tao Cla inimi cal to each other, for his o

We an appeal to the pa sen ot to lte poaions o
d a elnd people generally, whether, in the intercurs
*fllU ty upmeriece any of he coontumelies. or insults
tt always tnd to provoke those evil extime which th
OGavemr lm dm wadit fr not harm g eadad into
Mi, a et t v ivoke the dam en o discord amno
' A by d lha agebeh ma ; and we vew his an ofdit
as f Ia gad and benignant father of a, as a e at o
prfaauMm ~hat may, in de time, draw on him the jus
J Wdgment of the being he has insuh He had better, i


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tbu ( ovrnor, and a delay of ~he d ie the trial

being acem y for dne ee, to be allowed
to consider de roproity of dUtoesm passed
sCourt. Magilsratoes ad eace A an or
rectitude of their insate l s, a* eof their

A genoaean of thin towi complaint against
a number of black girls. stating that arem in the abit of
stopping opposite i haue, and Sll out, Who would
eat coin hunmmany 1-Mr. doea., The gentleman re-
marked that he had always been acc omed to usme corn in
this manner in his family, and was tbefure aware that it
was so uncommnon amongst blacks. The offenders were
brouttl up-apologised as ordered nd rzeamt ommaanirs.
What would Messa Bo ccauley, and the Al-
dermanbury-etreet Mn j I '
The seother of one L resisted the Magistrate
to confine her dalht Sil she could send her off the
Island, and brought h t c, wic were as fne a y
norn by the rln g fs f otle saintly hy'pocrites wrhopreac
about the m arrabl t ef the blacks i s te West Indim.
The Governor wais a ed, by better from tie Deputy
Secretary of the Colo, to pernti the sentence paid by
the Court of Justices ale 18th instant,tobe carried into
eloct, as His Excalancy suw no reason why the same
slwukl mt be dewa

Fr the N. Y. Corier otd Eapirer, JIsa 27.
agstrearTnWOP 110rr1LITIr.s BrIRW N asLUnMra AND OL-
The aruvtice at Antwerp ha been broken. and hostllities
bar been commenced between the Dutch and the Belgiam.
For ome days pst great preparing we being made on
iboth a~de fir war. On Sunday, tO mortars and to mamn-
nililm waoru:a rrrvrd in Antwetp. and on Monday four mortars
anid it agons for the Belgians. General Chaase had been
giren to urderstand tht some forications were being raised
at the back of some houses near the citadel, and he accordingly
gare orders for a sloie to be made for dle purpose of destro-
leg (he "wu0st by fire. This led to ome skirmishing. and dp-
on ae lo iing morning it was discovered that the Dutch had
taLken posession, and were for fortifying Fort at. Lawrence, a
frn which kdA been declared neutral when the armistice was
fart agreed ulla. It was also observed by the Belgians that
dlr Dutch were going to destroy a dyke, when a detachment
of the Belgia army attacked the Dutch, ad ande between
too and 3So prisoner.
Generml enirnard aml Mr. White had arrived from Brussels,
and hat an interview wirh General Chase, but the result was
not known. General Belliard returned to Brussels after the in-
The letter thrging these account are dated the 17th in-
aitsrl. and the congress was to assemble on the following day at
I. r irel..
A fr mem einaeda. 4aa4 l e"ah May. ta1t. nay the
Dutch GOernmeat haw assembled a considerable form on the
frutiers of the revolted provinces, in the neighhourhood of
Answerp. Herten op-Zoom, Breda. Bois-le-Due and Maen-
trirht.-This army is commonly rated by the Dutch at 100,000
men: but the beat accounts be not make it more than 60,00o
throng. It i well equipped and disciplined.
Io Don, la -20.-Lettem from Belgrade. ofthe In May say
that the rannw Vizier, who had been invested in Bitoglia
(otherwise MIonnsir)by the insurgent Pachls, bad been obliged
to smurtaderfor want of provision.
The Belgian government have pubhlhed an offcial letter from
the Minister for Foreign Affairs, addressed to the Dutch sovern-
mem. in which elholstility towards that government is diserow-
ed. The object of this communication in to put an end to hos-
tAliies by mutual diseumions on the points in dispute, for which
purpnoe it is suggested to name three eommiioners on each
tide, to meet either at Aix In Chapelle or Valeacionnea, to
negotiate a teaty. But in the evet of a rejection of these
overtum then Belgiua must, it is said, immedlialy resume
A letter from Turin says, that the new King of Bardinia In
eaaLing the ehe of his ta Majeny, Charles Felix found
tea millB of gold, which he had abMrtatd toa te public
uemyay i Agu st, whea armed fo the cnoataa
of the FrN rerohle of la July. Fresh areas had ta-
ken place at Parnt. Bilata person have been threw into
pron. and may dismissed from puli oce suspect of pa-
A lerterfrem Wamsw, from m En glah physics Says: "Ha-
ving arr Idn this town withMr. Webb, and my sithar con-
feres, we were immediately employed i the Orand Hoapl:
we are not ils. owing to tha great mber of wounded. There
anreaeot 4,O0 whoe a il .and wounded. The cholea orub
has made ls rvages hlee ama tger the Rnssian priseaan. A
grea number have joined the standard of liberty."
A aermi affray hasLu ke place at Atwerp It origiated is
oie hboys plhatsi agag on oe of tha Duth outw Two
aukeO were rfied oug them, ad a ginr tauahlt esned; fi-
teen people wee klledad wounded. Te greaweatarmupre-
nail in the town.and though tranqutIlity am la ome a re
restored when the lat accounts came awy. a renewal of dM-
tarbances was expected. Persom of any proplty were has.
tily quiting the town.
At length we have received authentic intelligence from
Poland, and, we rejoice to say, of the most cheering
kid. The Russian comander-in-chief, who, some
mntthe ae, in the plentitude of prenus ptin, pledged
himself to his mater, that by a certai day, he would
display the Raiian etr'r h" Warsaw, has arain been
foiled, his plan again deranged, and, with the bolk of his
troops,e eha been obliged to fall back, in discomnture
and dnisce, tbefr e e army of the patrioi. This is
the fourth time that this doughty conqueror, whose high
pretension have now become a laughing-stock even to his
w tick-hmded follower, has seen hi claims to immor-
taliy vanish. Of the detail of this lat advance of the
Rusains upon Waraw, uad the retreat of the Poe before
them. we have the accounts of both sides, and they dier
ht liSde fro each other. As soo as the rtt movement
.om Sled)lrwhich was DieMblch's head-quarters fr eone
ime, denoted a intentee on the part of the enemy to

madm, Skyrmaecik despached conere to Wmmw to
prepare them for a repeat of th army, uad to deski d
the place might be pa in a condion to -anit- dee, in
cue the fortune of war should be again he cause h a
generalngament. ohing could seceed the e*ahudi
with which the w r deceived. The eineas i w-
ed their aurnce of devotion to their country; and we
are told that, in an incredibly short pace of time, a new
teae-du-pont was constructed at Pra, and a second wall
of protection was thrown upby 15,000 men, which was
sufficient to shelter the whole of the patriot army. The
most influential senators and cith a weat out to join dih
camp, and every one had reconciled himself to the wot.
The retreat, in the mean time, continued, the Pole every
where carrying with them the Inhabtants of the country,
and every description of provision which could serve su
subsistence to the enemy.
Upon the 87th Skrnyneckl had reached the capital, and
xed his head quarter there; the bulk of his army wu at
Miluana, a dove miles distat. Ia their retreat they ap
pear to have haen gsmatly hlmmd by the Russian, and
at Minsk an actiu of some omaqunce took place, in
which the Russias sy the P hat a considerable a-
her of men; but this is died the accounts upon the
other aide. Arrived satDlmb-Wlld,da Ruislas fred
that they cold not procure" 'm a lia for their
horses" and the Field Mahdal md, thebr dme ~ n-
tive, but again to sound a ronst, i which be bb bee
puued by the Poles; and the hlat aow t of him is from
Mordy, which 6 beyond Beldl b paint upon which he
set out. On the 29th April t whole Polish army had
again advanced, and remuned it former positions at Koa-
trayn, and beyond Siennica. On the 30th the Polish army
advanced, and the vanguard wa in the morning at Kalus-
Syn. The effect of this rode movement mut be
highly favourable to the patriot ca for besides its influ-
ence upon the still wavering provinces of Russian Polnd,
it proves that the subsistence of the Rusian army a entirely
dependent upon their supplies i the rear, and these may
be intercepted by the insurgents
The only drawback to this ebilirating news is the state-
ment (of which the accuracy is no longer questionable) of
chaora marb prevailing amoo the Polish troop. It is
said, however, to be abating of is viruence and mortality.
Locke says, every sect as far as reason will help them,
gladly use it; when it fails them, they cry out it is a matter
of faith, and above reason.
There is nothing that a vain man will not do to appear
virtuous! He loves nothing so much as his mak. I have
known persons who in four weeks scarcely changed their
shirts; but who nevertheless pet on a clean collar t''ily.
that they might appear clean.
The empire of woman is an empire of softness, of ad-
-irem and complacency-her c mands ar carases, her
IMonai are tears
CYcLor has been received, and we shall from motives
in which our own-self, will pride, and a high sense of our
Editorial dignity arejointly blended, decline giving it pub-
lication. As regards a certain part of it, we have to as-
sure our one eyed Friend, that s soon as we realize the
Otim ea dinitate," we all sink the ship," and
bid adieu to quotations.
We are orry that the mystified style of rScaTTOa ,
will prevent our publishing that communication. We do
not avow an over-fondnems for the elatrmu of seae, or
nsactity, a contained in that production.

On Thursday morning, Mr av Auim m, wif
of George Armbriter, Eq.

18cb-Amer. chr. Georga Ann, J. Low, from avannah
Cargo-rice and apples
to H. AJUvLB.
Sloop Fair Play, Bethl Abaco
with raadd lumber.
19th-Sloop Beppo, C. F. Bartlett, Savuan
Rice, to C. DOwATrAI.
20th-Brigantie Eleanor, W. Dickinson, Liverpool
wine and merchandise,
Jora Tuousorn & Co.
H. M. schooner Skipjck, Lt. Shorand, Cruise
Schooner Pomona, J. Miller, Philadelphia
four, candles, rice, &c.

20dt-Amer. Schr. Georgia Ann,
2Sd-Brigantire Eleanor,

18th-Schooner Lily,
H. M. schooner Kangaroo,

for Havana

for New Or4as

In the ehr. Georgia Ann :--amrel Lighbi r, q.
In the schr. Pomona:- L J. Beride, Esq. and Mr.
In the rhr. Lily:-Mr. George W. Addlee, of Na-
chitoches; and Mr. Solomon Davis.

7 T C -~ l~

On mradyer, a. Sth inAu.
At .* 4'dr1Lt. A. .
WI be sold at the Vedu Horn,
Rice and Corn, in bslg
Guines Cora, in lots
Rye Flour, ia brrels, -
Superior Buter, in blhf Arhe,
Table Biscul, i hlfh banl
Reams Wrpping Ppr,
Soap and Caudi, a
Lad, in ke,
A onmeatOlassDishes D i loempamIh a ,
With a variey of other rdss.
T.m-CA u o delivery.
At we tmw at' rAiCW ,
50 barrels fr suplsde Pldlhddeplhi Flow,
A very handmm gCrey Mawe.
July 28d.

Ona NJ day, he 8h Austl not.
At is ee3.1L
Wil be sod, (without nm e,) dte UMowing alU
Property, situa on 8t S leader, vii
A tract called MOUNT NaLs., aer the Hawk' Nis
Tlr, ad. Treat,, 11q11
Lucur Mover, Movrwr Vat, uad 8u u. Horm.
And ikrm rl eI Trad-
One m thea property of Mr. Munea am Imea by
the Rime of SaIL a's Rrrmnu, Rad ra cemma ly c d
DuA's P.A.wrrATIOn.
A valuable Tract sioa on Wad'hgs I d, aid
MorNT Panercr.
A full description of the above Lad wl e gla at
the time of le.
Term-Three month credit, on giving seariy.
July Id-1B31.

TUESDAY, 19th July.
ae inklrmed, tht at a meeting of the Steards,
which tokplace t day, it was d mixed that the aut
moa h te4 ie on the bha Wedham y i 0a.
The purse to be rum for- disuace for each de--
the weightto be arrid-t the er oft ar, w i ts,
amount of entrance money-a wel a l r eal
information,--will be ditincly explained ia fome
Doctor RrciSWeoN (who Harm i th* firar) ud
Major NKoLLI, have determined togive the muowm my
purse or plate they may win toserds defraying the epee
of a BALL to tbe ladies of NamM.
All uhbribersn caled on to pay the i i
ad dmliona, to enbl the Strewrd to tA e da.
Race Course, ad ret a tand for the Ledls.
N.B.-The ebecriptio lits we at Mr. IRVINO',1s
TresCre r.

T HE SUBSCRIBER, baedingioltve
Uin al November ext, calls o abhee io be
m y be indeed for their respective demads~ andtoe
indebted to him, he earawedy mq t, will neote de --
by the end of bepstemhr muuing. at e-ble bim to mau
de demands* trim him, and all acc u rte miai ua.
paid at tha period wil be md for indicrimiaely.
S0h July, 1881.
O n for sale, the Houe and premiesn he now
oll 5 oc pio, pp a the rket. him -of the
bheat udsm e place brin, ud the
Home s cmmodioa. If nmo dispesd of pmviou to d
Slhof A"up neMi,the M will that tdaybe ld a
public auction-The warm wi be mde emy to te pa-
cher, and the p i may he vier d Ite 11 to 12
o'cock,pmevi to the y of le.i 6

9Pth July, 1881.
VW E SUBSCRIBER, being the Attorme it t
a Jam Ri, I ppe etor of Clifto
sihae Ia the Want mid of i slld, md
of Both W B sBay, com i 1100um 4
tdhad Si' or Lyford' Key, (give t
foEwmming pelDm whower, Bemt
trmpm there. AN aidade, o
son or iantiee, wll be paid with
of thoe law.
July 16. JOHN
j& f s. HOWARD, JrI. has
Sarra mer,h the- CsdU. n foe
of de Govm mm Roso .
Th sry yad I f, g --of I-
Shemddmm den d n al d se in a smh

Jss 16th.

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foremts, and half nor and bog, it will, is i progress fur-
ther westward, have to encounter obstacles in uie iprovod
condition of all rames of people, and in the higher itae of
cultivation ofthe entry, besides the efforts which science
wil mma to rlrest i. The French Academy have re-
ported dal frm these and other considerations, they did
me apprahed is in uodartion n Fiance, and its introduic-
tion in iEnglaindu l paper to be sill les likely.--Cu-
rid 0.
Tan TADs WITa arllst--T'HiitHOLteA moaned.
The following important qlice was yesterday issued by
order of government:
C cil Ofnr, Whitehall, 23d May, 1831.
ir-I am directed by ihe Lords of Him Majesy's
Mad Honorable Privy Council to transit to you a copy
of a letter which Ia been forwarded to the Foreign Secre-
lary of State, that al vessels having on board rags and dri-
ed hides, arriving in the kingdom from ports of Russia,
Prussia, and the Hanseatic towns, will be placed under
quaurinae; and I have to deir that yo willlay the sansn
before th Governor of Russia Company for his inlaorina-
tiuo. I am, &c.
"To Thos. Cope, Esq."
In addition to the above precaution, it has bean detar-
mined that all vesels coming fronm the Baltic ports, whether
or not they have goods on board, shall perform a quaran-
tine for a few days until he health of the crews shall have
ia ascertined.
From the Jamaica Courant of July 25.
The following resolution was moved in the llouse of As-
sembl f St. Vincent, on the 7th inst., and carried unani-
On the motia of Mr. Cropper, it was resolved-' That
this l-O not, is future, manctio any expenas in ma
kiri a copy of he Teonnial Reuras of slaves, which are
required b the Colnial Minister, to bu seat to the Colonial
r(" a d datl a copy of this resolution be frnahedt to he
i it being an etablhed fact, that no evasion of
fw, ir the aholitim ofdbe slave trade, has ever bere
prwd dMf he chsrgedagist this Colony.'"
Such da m a this is worthy of imiatio, and we rust
itha l am afthis Island will adopt a similar resolution,
Sad~ty thI me save h country about 5,000 per an-
sam. If theas resau ar really necessary, for thO infor-
aUtio ofiaMajsty'a Governamet, they mum be furnished;
but, it i to be hoped, aeer again at the expense of the
Coaly. Let the Saints who require them, pay for them.

Oentity md Vugarity.-There are no epithets more
constantly applied, wthot any precise idea of their usa-
thna th words vue r, gene, or repectable. In
1 parto of the wrld, mankind are divided into good
ld beds w- ake so cognupince of such romantic
dedia ;r i good society knows, andshaum, the vulgar
mly. Accmordg to currentt notions, a genteel man is a
Id, dils paerm, wh wean a good coat and speaks in cor-
ret ter ; f he m corpmlent, and keep a gig and two
or tle mrr ely a imet to the respeable;
po M .a '. mechanical occupation, distinguish
bIvar. It b Nm artful thing in a country where
mi worJnip pres~n e akdes here, to sink the me-
lalactual ncqmrmint, a laet, ta wch -r
an inmer hi ge, as t the perfecioe of
to set aupt e maidd of excalleace,
ii thie da i a; a nd a ea-- of talent,
i alrtya dr hav ha wed down
le ,m i smi the p
aft Cei, when hen spoke of .
S" astaclh a saomewato didemt
word lrw than what faihio now an-
th espmrelnm "a respectabbe begar"
am haIm behoe bcm,oricnprehenslble. "The
es-na," wit him, e imagis, vs oa whio coafoed

rCg J TC ag- ggg .^^(*hf c r,
p ld a miS dtiration t he, aud w U eas to ar-
q te. d T hael irieha iity r ofI-nl se, well
is drmed; though we t*dmtgt line ff notion, ad-
ded to lang, and agreay ha,are itsmost revolting aspect.

a_ _silver a fal n lf or deos s
,but oflib ralad seed avbiwa Valgarity
y e *h of fashion; there is no amtry welr d-e wurd
Tv i. w 7 ,. Ahio an known but in Englid, and ca.aseqa i eno
frrigd Lt p1 M l fle t As IliA the 29th of| psae i vulgarity no complete and so frequent The rag-
May. The New York Courier and Enqu er," have re- god luian who lie bakin in dm sM.mine, utkes i
iemd L panpe up to fdailh. nd a Liverpool p- etlr in the wit o Punch, or enjoys prcta ppi i
perto t e a dining Lndon news ofthe 27th, tbU ung f ano itinerunt music n. No one think f cdu ll-
lag him vulgar; he is uneophsiucated, and he appreciates
Trwa thimsle arrial, we have obtained any po- in a humble way he refinements of life. till less doe
4 iCRl iullid eas moI n. No engagement of the epithet belong t the German, in his uuockfrock, who
ptance kad occurred between the Ruainum and Pole, thinks with delight of the tragedy of Schiller, which he
hIt kapp very evil hat such is the extensive na- habll enjoy in the evening, and which he des enjoy, having
t. of ie rise in Polaid, the Russians are only mas- duly paid his two-pece halfpeany at the door of the theo-
Sof the ground covered by their troops. The different tre. Wherever he arts are greatly cultivated, their iniu-
| occupied by the Rusian Generals, and the tracts of ence is to onvulgarize; any, even though their excellencies
the entry allotted4o each commander, for the purpose of should not be properly tasted, their cultivation eases that
rsraining the movements of the population in each of restlesnes in our nature, which, if not occupied in some-
dr,n are conclsive proofs tim they have 'o contend with thing ood, will choose a bad object. Mechanic Institutes
Ssral bostily have done much to give intellectual occupation, and an ob-
SpIo=rWof the cholera morbu aeems not only to ject of excitement to the hui bler class. For want of this,
h Mp I caution y minsures on thepart of the the petty tradesman abandons his wife, nightly, for the pot-
o nent immediately adjoining te affected districts; house and the Parliamentary debates. One month he be-
but e n in Engld, it hasu ben deemed prudent to sub- coame a little member of Parliament hinuelf, at the parish
ject all vessels coming flm d Baklic t quarantine. It is, vestry; he vot in a majority against an amendment pro-
prsupt peral, o tnampt tel aliamit to the rava- posed by th chmrclwarns, purely became that worthy
gp oflhiu disorder, yett it certain that while in Poland does iat al with him in buturr. lie tak another guess
and Russia it has ma wid circuacea conducive to its view or case from Mr. Mugg. lie commences reforum-
propagation, such a the absence of all personal cleanliness or, and cua down the beadle's salary, out of a pretence of
amongst te lower lasmes, (aggravated no doubt, by the economy-but, saedy, because he envied the fellow'shap-
distr~en incident to war,) and as a soil covered with dense ov face.

For who would rohb beadle of his fee,
Or do his cocked hat any violence ?
lie conuences life by being a slave and hypocrite, poor
and vulgar; he often ends by being a trant, a number of
PIarliaeont, and rich ;-but ever the sane low man. The
udginal taint will remain. There is no surer sign of vul-
garity than the love of meddling.

The following is the concluding paragraph of an article
in alate number of the Journal of Heallth, on die Educa-
tion of the Appetites."
One fundamental principle we cannot, however, abstain
from mentioning at'his time; it is the education of the ap-
peLi'es,on success in which so much of the happiness of this
life depend- It must begin from the earliest infancy, long
before the dawn of reason, and even anterior to the revolu-
tion to the moral sentieneuts. The rule on which it is con-
ducted is a very simple one-applicable to all classes It
i to allow no cliild the indulgence of an appetite or propen-
sity, odter than what is required by its intuitive wants, for its
body suppmurt and health. Nothing is to be conceded by
thI whlim, or caprice of a parent to hie imaginary wants of
a ciild; for ii ntiut be coatiantly borne in nind, that every
grat ilicaltion ufany onesonse whether of tate, sight,sound,or
touch, is dhe bgiinning ofa dLsire fur its senewal; mad thu
every renewal gives the probability of the indulgence be-
coming a habit; and that babit once formed, even in child-
hood, will often remain during the whole of after life, ac-
quiringstrengtl every year, until it ats alll law, but homuan
and divine, at defiance.
Let parents, who allow children to sip a little of this
wine, or to just taste that cordial, or who yield to the cries
of the little ones for promiscuous food, or for liberty to sit
up a little later, or to torment a domestic animal, or to strike
a nurse, or to raise a hand against mamnma; ponder wellon
the consequences. If they do not, often vain are .he after
efforts of intructors-vain the monitions fom the pulpit; 1
their child is in danger of growing up, a drunkard, or a
glutton--a aelf-willed senualist, or passionate and ruvenge-
fiil !-promipt to take the life of a fellow-being, and to ma-
criice his own; and all his becausethe fond parents were
faithless to their trust-they had no firmness to do their
duty, they fired to mortify their child; and in so doing,
they exposed him in afterlife, to be mortified by the world's
scam, to wander an unloved, unpitied thing.

As Erllentl Ilss.-T- likarwitllthe Tra-kettle.-
The following anecdote evines the hardihoo bears. Fish
which forms their chief nourishment, and which they pro-
cure for themselves from the rivers, was lastyear excessive-
ly sarre. A great famine consequently existed among
thAm, and, instead of retiring to their dens, thl.v wandered
about the whole winter through, even in the streets of St.
Peter and St. Paul, in Kamshatks. One of then finding
the outer gate of a house oen, entered, and the gate acci-
dentallyclosed aflerhim. The womanof thehousehail just
placed a larce tea machine, full of Ibiling water, in the
court. The bear smelt it and burnt his none: provoked at
the pain, he vented all his fury on the kettle, folded his fore-
paws round it, pressed it with his whole strength to crush it,
and burnt himself, of course, more and more. The horri-
ble growl which rage and pain forced from him brought all
the inhabitants to the spot, and poor Bruin was soon des-
patched by shots from the windows. lie has, however,
inmom li ed his memory, and become a proverb among the
town's people; for when oe injures himself by his own
violence, they call him the hear with the tea-kettle."

Pride of India Tre.-The following result, ays a New
York paper, has heen attained from certain experiments
made in the laboratory of Franklin College, Georgia, to
obtain inlanmnable gas from the berries of the tree called
Pride of India: "Apintofthe berries vwre capable ofyield-
ing 'Lom eight to ten gallons of good carburetted hydro-
gen gas, which burnt with a beautiful, mild, clear light, and
was without offensive smell." It is stated, that the light
waa as powerful and brilliant as that obtained from coal, oil,
or ay other substance commonly employed fur the pur-
It is calculated by Mr. Jacob, that thirt-twr thoemsted
bankruptcies have been declared i France sice the rro-
lution in July.

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Dr. GWldmitA.-The following manmnaeemet of thw eat
of thib eminent writer appeared in thejoaa of the time
1774. Ari 4.-Died, Dr. Oliver Goldemit. DMrrftd
the alege: dhe inler kath laid hm down to re; the
gsdao d ma unonmomr;e: e tmole bat teemqer td
V iar hs prieenmedhia d ofie: it mi am minu llasm fri
which the Hrmit may essay to wet the dread tyrat wit
more than Grecian or Aomn fortitude.



m 'rkls. dw*


eesg, became cor nis s
rity, s haepreportis, a@
qumatiy. ey ek or day, it ain-e-
bltaofrseiling ud easy andagtw
acquiring know mental to tohe yeW of atd
dividtsl, and ItssON am IarWN
Spla s ly, which would oedewi
l.e a spent or mischief
Bnlgris Ws e-The Bulgarian marries very young,
the wives being ve to thirteen years of age. In
the village, the BBuf couple pass their lives very ani-
cably together; but i, larger tos, sudi s Adrino.
pie, they divorce on prtfe a s ; and I mua he
excuse for aying,tha ldies these divorces ae
generally desired. Thy occur six wes after
marriage. A very short time we cam to Adrian.
pie, a very pretty young wnnU a ored her ten ices to
Mr. DuveluS. She said that just been married to
a man who had promised her afrt (a sort of looe cloak);
" but," added she, he i a oor wtch, and cannot per-
form his promise; us I lsa getivorred, I can gain
nothing by remaining longer with im."--KEtpl's Jeer-
nal. .
flow strong miMt he maternal aAlVu How close its
holl upon thea he Even in the wrec lasBllect, when
reason swings from is mooings, it clings tolb beso, and
lives on, when all elmsewben hope iself, b dead. We
are toll by a paper published in th interior of Pennsylva-
nia, thi last year the child of an idiot young um about
3i years old, wa taken from her to give to a mws. It
was sent to the other side of the Suquehannah, blhmo-
ther swan across the river to gt s the baby. This i a
sintple and touching fact. Wall and tuly hs Mrs. He-
mans sung-
In all this cold and helow world,
There is no fount of deep, strong deathleu love,
Like that within a Mother' heart.
An English lawyer, Mr. Joseph Parkes nas published at
Lpndon, an edition of the New York Statutes relating to
Real Estate and the Court of Chancery. He says in his
preface, F clt oa h1te dceri is a maxim universally
admitted ; but happily in a period of profound peace, the
opportunity exists of gathering the experience of friends.
The United States of North America are chiefly indebted
to England for their colonization,languge, literature,arts,
and sciences, and for the spirit of liberty which now con-
stitutes them a great and independent nation. To prolt
by their cIperience is incurring no debt, and the parent
country derives reflected honuur from every approach they
make towards good government and national improve-
To some friendly monitors who were ltly, with am heat
intentions, recommending to Sir Walter lSco two pieces
of advice for the sake of his health ; the firt to become a
nemnher of the Teniperance Society, and the second to ab-
stain from literary labour, the worthy Baronet good humour-
'dly replied, that the first would imply an admission, that
he (as well as hi advisers) had been sets all their live ;
and that, as to the second, Molly might a well tell the k.t-
de ot to boil, when he had put it on the fre, s hl cold
not tell his mind to abstain lfro thiaking.-Cade
Self Eamiaolion.-The conscientiou Christian should
not suffer a single day to pass, without an investigation of
his moral character. At the close of the day, and when
about to commit the keeping of his sul to Him who
never slumbereth nor salepeth," he should take a deliber-
ate and serious retrspct of the pa. His conduct, and
the motives which prompted it, would pass under invexi-
ThA Geoodsfli.--Spemng o these, Br Wilasu Temple
says-- Tme greaerm pleslre of life is Lo; the grates tena-
sie is Comtemnset ; the greatest pam ios is Headl ; the
games m e Step, and the gtaus mdiecio a trse
Aboot twenty miles from Mount Hora, New York, there
is a house which is buih in to Statm thnd counties, and
four towns. The stat areNew Yoak ad Vnet-te
rountie are Renseler, Bannington, Blso8ftury, White
Creek, and Hous. The Tempermnv Advera give
the following description of i :-" It ws bri by a Mr.
Matthew, who, through some frek of fotne, becnae
subject to those unwelcome visitors yclept Sherl. Pn
one occasion, the Shriff of Bennington county, Vermont,
called at the house, and, on enquiry, found ta Mr. M.
had geet the Sitar f New York. The hal being quite
capaeious, and the division line of the SBate running longi-
tudinally through the centre, he, with his wanted hopitali-
tv, invited the Sheriff to dine with l h. The Sheriff ae-
cepted the invitation, and seated himself in his own State,
while M M. preferring the other aide, st down with him,
bidding defiance to all the authority of John Doe and Rich-
ard Roe."
A Wi/f.-In the new pier of Love and Reaona, l
Gen. Dorlo is pernuading Adjutant Vinent o mary.
"She is an angel,"says the General; "I don't want an
angel-I should no know wha todo with me," i the replZ
ofthe mirgl-hearted Adjutman. Sae is aI swetnaa,
revois the General; So i a bee-hive," answers Viaat
-" but h does at follow that I should Ith my head inn

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^^%f*'" i^^U^v"^ .Watt, f WK X.^,_^^___ W? aH f.'**^*"*'"*-.^ Li.iiMnant ovi^m#8ir Jf. CuliJiJt'ir/T '""r';"* 'itter,r thf and I nrw ^ct amt I c^,.r looluvl at it. 11. nuiij/ an in.Niiuitam-ons conununicaiion with thr hon', in hi|mrt'ck,aiid iliuuiinating the !cene in the dark and |tin|M'Htuou nii^dit. An arrow of pecuUar construeHon, ah.Mit i^htin inclMs hnf?, wfi^rhinti ahout fi.] ounces, and havifu' a < .,id aitat hed to it, ix shot fnun a conunon bhtniU il>u>., ..I a tluee \ntmuU^r swivel, from the shore to \\\a vessel. 'rh( <^VeB put out his lii'hi t;.#il.ji*.r. M . l" --"",".". ..y.^,,. t IKarrow is barUd with iron, so as to fix hamA J^h .1 1 f andh^tick was near hw \hhI\ itselfin what it Ktrikes. ^ purpc^~Iv ing on hi^ back he nnint have tak.ri it memitt^with hin left utnd. and ;iil,ih. neai ramrod in hiH J h OOmi^nt, went throned, the upper part of tin. front of !7 t ^'''>"'5-7^> 'Ii-N" porti(,u of the npw>r part Vf tfie kuU over The no. and left eye. Hi. nervant did out limrtM, r..pori of the r.fle, and thereforo his n,a.ster ituatmn wa not discovered ujMl he went to call lu.u about iLtl "". '"'-'' '""'"'"^'*''"' '''> inaginahle cause ^Z1!TI -t "":'/"7*'*^ i'l.nta rel.tive of hi.s lately IflTT I '""."'" '" *'"^''-'"*^' ^"'^ '^"'^'"^^ it iMthe ^^^^'^^ ^, icn alt who a loss to tlie public ervice. The cord thus conveyed on board, IS stronjr enoiigh to hear the wMtrht of a rojH", which can thus he hauled to the ves^l, and tle necesitary conununication is elU'cted. 'J'her. is a further contrivance' of a combu>td)le subxtance, which, when necessary, can he attached to the arrow, and whicli, catching fire by the action oi tlie air durintr the arrow's flight, to ilmthe author's phrav., '* dluinmates the scene." The efiicacy of this invention ha.s iM-en established hy a variety of ex|K'riment8 ; in the cours*' of which, it was found pra'cti-able to throw a hue one hundred ami thirty yards, and severity in flMteeth of a strong gale of whidand with a steely aim, whatever was the direction ropc.'ie., in the curtof Uhwound intlicted by dogs. '^urt, 01 Vy.. are inch-htcHl to M. Qoitor. a Fn^nch nhrridto, f.r ^. ollowme valuable discovery, as a prevenive to h^ rwo tah|.-s,H,onsfull of fresh chlJie^ III quest of relief, but as it was administered by the casual vLsits of some charitable neighboiu-s; and that die first intimation tia' father fleceivrMf ..f lw. ...,... ..* i,:...: mation Uie father Received of the death of his wife, was Irom t.ic hps (d the suckling baU; lieing besmeared with thr<.W Jack Ketch a profivsvor!" fWhy not H i wde ke,;ps an_"establishimL for the iliaimWl' /'j I acture of inpnriiim of linen d.;ny fi,r ^o,mg Uie,.Jack', ch;;:. "cilice '7 "" matches;" his sister presides over an "ei rags ;" and Ids aunt is a governess in ! WMh, keep the wound constantly bathed, ami frr h-nowed. I Jm. chhn iow er ^--^*?.l*'!'!.! "'"''"*:"'' J'".'^"" andrench.rJn.ild and armI A extended the elective franchise to a degree uni.aralleh.d amount to X4,()U(V.KJ0, and the ailditional ^,000,1)0(1 are granted in the face of a declaration by Marshal Soult, mat not one penny of that sum is to go tow'ards the irarestiinai.-, hut that even more will be necessary to finish the proviM.M.s fr the army on the peac* establishment. Kem.Hlumn'. therefore, does not aiway. go hand In hafld with reform ; yet in France the civil list has laen r.Mhuel to the minimum allowance, and with it innsions andsala ries have been duly shorn of tlieir proportions. rology.] A Bumper.-^Ono night, as Sherld neck^ an, about half-sea I placed. The following are tlM> resnits of't From 1810 to iSiM, the number of mthe Rnslau Hospital was IM, of whom/io only by do. lour dieltwoon tlie si-cond daV of. wh<.m tho dianw had pr.dmbly hecon^ tlH>y wefi. suhmitttil lo the freVtimnt were bitten in parts (inside of tincImn th< piosc, bed means could not bo qiiisttc cxactni^ss. licenses, in the name e, so that to :2uo,U0U, presented M..!st.ssior. \H3().l; distinguishing those^ravi^^^ m!mH^T,;7 '-"*" by liallot, aiul short Parliaments f and m er, was l.a vm, C arlton-houM., he r^ed, and f.dl u'.^ he I'nnce hastened to assist and condohwith him "Oh! never mind," hiccup Richard Urinslev 'ti :.;;: wore wr,en hy (:,ai M..m.n xMr. l'i,f,c.,.S .olh,ll,. i ,l, in which 'eomi.:,,;'T, 77' WHO lv,. .ir Md;-o which .. l-fc, .Hl:^t^'Z c , , "-and-one, if Mr Fox should ever be detected in the op,osi,e predicaiiK.,!,!" It is quite a mistaken idea, that a woman cannot ke.n a secret-nob^Hly so well-Trust Imt hut with half, or ,ry you; to keep it from her T, and she is sure to In^at because her pride prompts her to find out what the man Innks It right to conceal, and then Iht vanity induces o tell what she has found out; and this in orde t 111 lier iMtwer of disrovnrv T.o. ..n ... l .. ^ low and she will not worth havcom^ iHTiOnjI, h(thonf >. ami ii) "d hei'-if r dier two plaining of tUexaction of tithes, cf tlM-burden of tax<.s aiid of tu. system of electioas of royal burglm ia Scotland! November 5, l.m-March 4, 18,31. Reform. Hef Rallot. 8hort Parliamenti. Tith e. T airs. I ig I 1st i 70 I tag I Hoyul Hur^bi. 178 er * ^u ^ r> Death flf Captain Fogfer.TUv Wrtte Mvs, wv 1, i.rn with much rejrret, u, reived the fate of (apt. F.^ter,' of hi. ^L, orm III furkey.-^^iuco the of the Jaabuh.. saries. no 1 urk. except in g,.vernment employ, h allowed to go arme,l; s<, that a Frank can now tranrs*. aj par* of Constantinople widiout .langer or insul The Orran.--.The deptlT^the Orean^is a point, stvs M. Brun, w hich has purzled alike phU. cal iiu'n, and is, after all, hit ii just reI ^^^ [ihers and pracliler power of discovery. Tnist all to hi'r u-ver iKtray you; but a llf confidence is n ing. 3IajwetL Frrewritingar^ despotism are such implac.d,h> f>. that we hardly think of blaming a tyrant for not ke, pin^^ terms with tlK. pn-ss He cannot do it. He might as rea^ s,.nahly cho<,. a volcano for the foundation of his thromNeccsity IS laid upnt rdors on the ..J!^^r^ Split a small twie ofe Ider len^hways, anut th< s ,n,e tune tnrround then, with mould, and tlH,, tMng totrther .i .-^ bitsof woous to the se'ed which prwhiced them. A fraliant ffrtort.As a nobleman wh leWbiffa ytrr lovely voung lady from iIr. Tln^atre, afW the FPprwentaton of Uhtracedy of Zaire, at whicli slip had Ven greatly afferte.1 they nwi \ohaire. to whom die nobleman u.i \ou have mticKto answer for-the crim^v of drawing floods of tears from ihos,. Ieafttiful '^ye*." Voltaire repljss of Berrv, definitely affianced to Don Miguel! In onler to prepare /:^/i..A Art and French Lihcrnlity.-\x x\^ late ex Lavvrence ha,l each M-veral pictures. The latter in ,U ar, the portrait of the l/on. M.ster Lam ton. -f^s" irst sculptor to the Kine, on s^en it, exclaimed withal its due it ;c .t 7 '^*".*^'^ ^y ^ frenchmen; for, to give it '^i^/W J:;'""'^'"^"''^ *" 'l-exhibition."-irfwv ^^ V. !i "Jl?' .T "^ "^'^"^^*'' ^"h House, London, sub^rrihed i:i.,,fKK> to -the Lov-af and Patriotic Fund> fi* assistinir the cause of Reform. .Amone a long fist of oflier subscriptions to the same fund, advertiscHl in the London papers, we s^^e one of is. fi|d. by four maid servants '^IFischer, of Vienna, has discovered a new process nf Straw. Instead of smoking it with sulphur, as lieretofore he st,.ops it in the murmtic acid saturated n-ith p**rafi. I he Straw bleached hv this process never crow* .^ HInw and is equally white, besides that it acquires a great nrxihility, t K lit ISHtUtlllK rgfi ^ ttEORIiJU BII,i;.^, Editor. THfc: BAHAMA AUGCS. Vil IRDAY, JCXV M, IhUB. PUBLISHED SKMI-WEEKLV IN NASSAU, N. P. Birbt DoUari per aiiiiUD-Zii advance. POETRT. TO MY iH'SBANDa FIKST f;KAV llAlK. "I know thee nof~I loath thy race. But in thy hnenm'iif>, I (race What time siiall sireugthen, not efface." Thou stfiinge, unhidt hng<*rhere.' Cjo take thy sober aspect where The youthful cheek is fading Or find some furrowed brow, which Care And pHH.siun liavf been xhiidinii; And add thy sad, niali^udiit trace. To mar the aged, or anguivhed face .' Thou wih not go IThen answer me. And tell what brouf^ht thee h>:rk ] Not one of all thy tribe 1 see Beside thvHill appfar; And through thene bright and clusfring curb Thou ihinest a tiny thread of pearls! Thou art a Moralist! ah! well! And cumest from Wisdom's land A few sage axioms just to tell Well, well 1 un.lerstand Olrty, i shall h<. hound to say that die ordinary force n..ntatiye of my Sovereitfn feh, or can M, a utrontjer >untrv*8 welfare than ..-... ic ^ interest in tk' countr\'*8 welfare than myself. i'roposal of a Federal Unwn,-\t a dinner of the friends of the .St. Patrick's Orphan Society, hehl in Duhliu, Mr O (onnell, with reference to tinre,eal of tlaUnion, .*il I iM.e now to call your attention to a plan that I have heard s,>oken of by M^veral n.eiul>eri of the LejrislH. VOL. IIVii. If. tHt as he did, but Hduiru;;^rh7iwf?S niuid to distraction." p.iuon oi hb ri.urch JI!V*" "''"'nts, the principles, and objectof tk. I u.rch Missionary Nociety, as openly avowtni bv ilL^ o.nrr,, who regard then slores asfellou^ men aJJjll fcouldbe Baui-hereu the Chwrch Mus^on^^^tu admutmg that toe slaves are well treated "-^'hf^^^^l the extinction of Slavery to b'e at once put to rest JL il* r hole public mind of tingland is aC to X \ And yet, (oh! teU it not^n Ciath p i.l si f 17 ," s.n..t.s of Askelon !) this very SociA e er liit MJonts.,o monstrously unjust, ind avowing l^^'^^ hor L" 'l'o contemplate, is largely aided and 4>P<-ted in jima.. iJnny,'-aicuiater instance, that there slMUild la* m) memU'rsdectm.^'il";' Tl '''' '*"' ""'"''V ''^ ^n>r.'-ntatives .h.udd r '" '^"''''"' '" r"P'' *^""^' ^'"'^ "J take care of he local interests an.l neceitie.of this p^rt of th*. empirethat wlK^n the s.>ssions here conclude, I2t) of tho.M,!!!m-' f ;wen.s, and iiitc renu, and Ibreign relatio;;;! o|-;i;;;m;;^^! I his plan he thought deserving of a trial. ... ^.. .. ,.,.Muns nere cnclud.-, 12t) of thosimem shouhl .o over to England to join th,. main body tlH. Legislature, in which would be considered the genera concerns, anil intir^t.. oJr..-..: _.i u^ " m From the Jamaica Cotirant of July \. '^ """"' "" M.y, wa. publiJKMl iossession or l^s of our WVs India ^'^I^^J^T'^' ""^ "^ -satisfactory to thl : | mir IZU 111 '^"'^^ ''''-' ^^^ iagiry distnoiir black brothers, to tme the following extract rimes newspaper of Ui 3d instant : ronl tr?^-^'''* ^^is'ionary .Soci./y.-Yrterday, a nuroewjiich lie votes a large share of its alculated jHipulation the nuuhh-ning ,>oison, until, unable lonJr to . ^ tl.-ni.s<.|yes, the inashett and the torch id alfllv '"'"'^ red the work of destruction ? Patrh tUin <;""it..lf, calls u,.m you to arJui" ^^^^^ proceeding, which must pee,Jily^nvoin t.> doubt. Tlie security'of life a^d p^o^.^ t ^iT. doar toall classes. Our fate is in our ow^n L2 uh tlv to submit to be trodden uprr^ 'Tv^^-^y -kT::bc.rnira:K siHiA ing, and oppresjM-d community. -no f^' *"'T'': '"'""^*^ *" ^^^^''^^^^^ "'> statement dice?lmirr""'.T'^'''""' However convincing to unpre.udiceil t^iinds, w.l Ujermitted in future to reach tinnuldic In t.Sl^lL^'r^'':.'^^'^'^' -..rce emanating fro n t^'' emplary body of Saints and Hypocrites, who have taken th^ black p<.pulation of our West India Colonies under their espeoa protection. To this conclusion wV an t by tlK. following most extraordinary fact. liL annua a'T^er Hall '* T ""rT^c !!^^*'^' ^^'^^ ^^^^^^^^ -It r K t "" '^*-'''i^>'-' ^^^^^'^^^ P occurred: It IS hut an act of common justice to ... ntnu. tha m.; aTle:?'""'^'"""''* regar'd slav.s aVhllh.w: m. n, and endeavour ,n every way to improve Uieir condiOn this lieing read, up rose the R f^r\ei\, that if h< did not nouse or A^Lly .d St. Kitf., lo tlie island St^rreu^^ reply h, Cv,-ukr ,.,u.^d by (;.^er;ior Maxmdla^';^ 1 rivy f ouncd, wi I be read wid. ,omi sati.fac.i.rn hy I^ ^'ho understand Um(Governor's real character. L E^ rellericy IS, howevr no Saint himself, altho' Uhaa so Id hir^.Mlf, body and soul, to faction in Engl| T^ Ms ,M IH and In-, m return, has promued hi. ^p';"^','"^ ^--nter has document, in hi. jk J -..., which will slaw that the mean. Ik. adopf^l m ^uZL n Mue. were not the most-homst" in tM. world, and that when hi.s conduct wa. discovers! and ex^.^^^ L ZX shrugged hisshoulhjoc.. le, f, .,, ^,^ ^ ^^ J^;.-<_n I he .he -0;6n..^.o^ tev. Mr. Wilks and ohwntry^and a finer ^; '^"^"^^'^ ^ 'PP<>s^ that the peapo..-^ I ha^e "nTv^r;::!:::"; rT" -^ ^'^" ^^toexM^rt iV.... .!._. .. ". " "t say, im|>os.Hihle report alluded to. It would \yc .said, he 3]l.ssionary Society admitting that tin.laves are veil treat OK^n existed as the j would h*dWt"cd'"aeainTuV"ld" "'r ''T '"^'""^'^^'^h re is the Church \ dy of fine young men on '"'^ ^'""^"^ ^ never sien it i ^ exnect tt.-:.* .1 M ' """ ion. '"t"': tz::" irii "* '-'"; -" '-> '"rvsufTicien. portion of land'to'ra'i^.h): >" boner .he VirciirmnVZ"?"!.'"'"'""" """l-^ 'ikHv "-lequate ,pp|y of ,1. dual, such as those necessa not call m^ Tt T ^y^' ^'''^^" '^'^''^^<^ ^''^^ amendment amidst loud applause. He admitted that there were b" .' nevolent individuals in the Colonic, hut \^ wisM tL q.H..tKm as to the extinction of sl.v;r>. to berw^"'^ when tlM ia4.,J ^..i.i:_.!_ ^ wi . '" |"" HI ; rest, when tlie whole public mind of E.".g!and was alive ,n tlie (piestion, du-. Alc. aj.ii>.i^ The amendment was put and carried by a lar^e majority. Such, reader, is the measure of just ice-tin^ candid and Christian treatment, dealt out to the C I f ountrymen. foil .. .^J r ?"^ ****** '**' *""'^ li^vft only to OH tliem, and fear no danger. ^ We hav'. bt>en led into these remarks from some oher va tons w,,. ,., ,,,^ ,.^^,,^, infunousToThTchtrc: f r of tlieir Honorv. I, has leen insinuated that one or two "Hmb,.r, of that body, are in constant corr.,pcndem r^hh ur very worst em-mies. nrd tU. .t..;, ^^ '1^ T ^ wode tl^^ h,.have wel, therein to the gang':; A, rrJ^ ^ r y; L h***' ''' ^^^ *i'' nt M-^^^ ; but we do wish o w mid" '*'" """'^'* '^' '^ M.i6^ complained f would eive leMS occasion for unpleasant .urmisJ;, by ^!.fterr.nt line of conduct; or if they are >4i||y cKarrahle nee and MBMlMiiMMMlH V / ^..


9Bi Mi ffyamn Mvsm. i 1f^ i r' f Mymttsymom ; aiul let our ittorct iive boeii OHMt defrau(lK-l, and r rA vcnturs tu say, diit lie real roguery wllH bt; in ftiVi>iMr (^tbe >ioo^ ufVliich tlic loliuwing t a copy: ** I an> CHMtnn(W by Hb £xcenf>ncy x\w (Captain Oonir.*! and flu; Privy C'uncil, to chH vt>ur particular attiMitioii tfl t>ie Nmor the Protection ot Shives, to promote and •co9r.u that the ptMialtien of tinAa will be 9m(im^A a^ainxt any Perton wlw diall be found Wending •jrainst ii. •* 1 have the honor to be, Sir, your niont obedient humble ^^ ''THOMAS HAKPtK. "Secretary's Ortire, April 21, 18.'jl. And in reply theri to, must ht*^ to inform you for the in^rmation of His Excellency the Captain General and his Privy Council, that I have examined the Statute Book of lhi Island, but can find no such Act as the one alluMiman masters, at their brcakfast and dinner, as scarcely to be abk; to swallow rn the Miither Camtry, and* Imve iiersiinftlly aoen and hear.l cidunmies got up against tlo much injurtd C^dtjnies ujmmi !• implknl evidence than this Circular wouki soem to convey, 1 deem it nuwt prudent to rvply thereto thus publicly, and testate for the Colony fruM we efttcts of uuch an inipliration, that ai far as the cxptnono* of twemy-one y( r stite, that the time allowed for dinner b nearer 2^ than 2 hours, from the period they go until that of tlnir return. t Permit me likewi-^s J^ir, thmiiirh yon to return my sincere thanks to his Excellency th*(Governor, and his Privy Council, for tln'ir kimd and conauierate warning which I cannot but take in as g.xMl part as I slwuld, had I received • ike „otice tn^m the saim' authoritiijt, informing tne that If 1 coninutied raunler I slHMild be prorw^leil against agreea)le u, tiMlaws in that ammaile and provided, hut if it would \h' all the same to bin Excellency Governor Maxwell and his Privy Council, I sh,ulwH have some oUk'r reasoiis than what meet the eye, lor issuing such Circular. 1 have the honour to le, Sir, Yottr OHt obetlient ser*-ant, A. P. POGiiON. the hiuaiuage of Sliukspeaie, at once iiuve iu\uked the gode fore whom, indeed, tlie colour ufa '^ man's skin" is no di:quul.'tication. it may Ijteconie a disciple of Machiavel to employ base means to accompli:h what may theoreiically appear to be a good purpose, but when he uses the maxims of a profane philosopher, he should not Jesuilically mix them up with doctrines that are as opposed in their relative tendencies as tlie Antipodes. We now optfidy rtate thin to Ixj the general and iinlversaJ sentiment pervailing the white inhabitants of this Colony, that tli*>y woiUd feel a pride (aristocratic as they are deemed) in S4>eing those tunong ttie coloured inhabitants (whose minds have by tlieir own good exertions been qualified to fill the stations tltey aim at) gratified. But would such men wl<*ii to possess a franchise, or franchises, in common with those whje worthlessness, ignorance, sloth, and renality, might make them rue the possession ere they felt tlje benefits accruing from such innovat'tmt ? Sir Francis Bacon remarks, in his Essay on Innovations, that It is good to beware that it be the reformation that draweth on tlie change, and not the desire of change that pretendttli tlie reformation, and that the novelty, though it be not rejected, yet be hild for a saspect.'* Had tlie late House of Assembly been uninternipt(>dly [lermitted to continue tlieir business, the most jealous and illiberal coloun^I roan wouhl have been satisfit>d ; but the Governor could not usurp the merit to hinmdf, and la*, therefore, most surreptitiously threw a brand where he knew a strong latent heat existed, ami afterwanJs deprecated a conduct, that he knew must be the consequence of the combustion attendant ufon hiseflorts. We state that the Colony, generally, will see its already sulidued energies become a caput mortuum, should its nK'iubers, whether white or coloured, not coalesce to shake otT an arhninisfration whose every effort tends to an inversion of the Latinized Concm Motto. By ilie poiitenaM of C;ipl. Miller, we ha\e received file* of Philadelphia papers* to the 'Mhh ultimo, from which wo have matle a few initracts. Humours state, tliat the Cil#lera Marbu had appealed in lite East end of tlte town, (London) but the government had taken fUe necessary |>ri'autions to arrot its progress. The all absorbing ijm.ji. tiun of Keforni, si-ems to occupy, for the present, the iiiind* of the pi'opleat hoiBt'. LOCALITIES. If there's a hole in a' )our coals, I red ye tent it; ' A rliiel's amang ye, takin notes. And tatth he'll preut M.—HurnM. Justiriary Quarrel. — Jiutice Eohbkh, during last week deemed it mfcessary to commence an epistolarv*^cs to convince the coloured inhabitants exists* against them, in tiie minds of tho*e whom, jxrhaps, it is at pftotent the interest of thhGovernor to oppo**'. His Excellency wants a jmrty, and is resolved to endeavour to render the two cLisses inunical to each otlier, for his own private ?nds. We now appeal to the good sense, not to tlw passion* of the cohwed people gern rally, wh< tlier, in the intercourse^ #f IiP Uw, 6X|i>€4rieAf e any of tlie C4>ntumeliH<. or insulti. thai always tend to provoke thow evil extremes which the Governor pvas them credit for not having ente:^^ into. He, in fact, ^eems to invoke the demon of discord among them, by th Unguaeehe uses ; and we view his use of the nfime of th*^ good and benignant father of all, as an art of pro.neness that Tiay, m due time, draw on him the just judgment of the being he has insulle** He had better, in | GENERAL COURT. Tiu day last being the first day of Trinity Term, the (ieneral Court met at 10 o'clock ; and having be'n op-ned in tlie usual form, ttie Ortu^d Jury, suninoned tor tinterm under the commoo law, were calked: of that broper in order to com^ad th-ir apj)earance. Sliould the Juiy not apjiear, at the n'turn of this writ, it will then be in the power of the Court to issue an alias Distrimgas, under which tlie Provost Marslial will again have to distrain Ar a further amount. Similar proceedings have taken place with resjx'ct to the Petit Jurv, of whom six or st?ven only (and tliose chiefly, if not all, coloured p(*rsons) attended. TIm' Court was then ailjrurned until Tuesday next. What will be the result of these proceedings, we do not*" pretenen the law of the land, h n suflerine for the Irt eighteen months. If, therefore, the course of justice is impeded, neither the House of A^vmbly nor the Jumrs can he hlsnied, but the reproach must attach to a hi-her quarter ! ^ • Philanthropy.—^' Why do you not ride out S., these very delightful mornings? Are you not on early ri.s'rr said W. a few days aire. '• I am an eariy-riser." was the reply— "and wouhl really benefit from the exercis; but I should disturb my ruun Frinlerick." Fnderick is not a bad black likeness of BergamI; S. is a walking representative of Plague, Pestilence and Famine. Red Angtls, r Suddrn Heat dude. —Homo tim since, about one hundred and sixty American Negroes werJ brought into this harbour l.y sundry wrecking vessiU. Tliey were for several days kept t>n boani ui:til the Crown Officers made up their to the conduct to be adopted towards them. During tliat interval, several escaped to the shore, and, upon fimling their way to th" Police Office, were interrogated as to their reasons for chr.osing that office before every other for their debut. We were s^-nt iK-re by the f Jovemor's Angel," s,^\ii one ; No, you im an his Aid-du-Camp," said the other. Magic Lantern.— 'VWxs deliirht of childn'o has become quite a fashionable amuseuM-nt for the soirees of the (Jods. Imagine a Major General of H. M. forces pla>ing mounted hank to a Conch audience, (iuy Faux, with his dark lant.m, would have b^n a hero, had he lived in the. tinK"*. After ail, '• men arc but children of a larger growth." Atrocious Robbery.— \i uoukl apiMur that every means of puardintcthe eovernraent domain, have becmne suddenly of no avail. High walls, soi.iinels, senants on the alert— all, all, alas! in vain \ The amiabU equanimity of His Excellency's temper is likely to suffer materially frt^m these nocturnal inroads. Sroe nights since, a rohl>ery was perl>etrated upon His Excellency's wood-stack, and st^veral rations of tliat valuable article carried off. Suspicion nsts,. at present, upon a soldier, wbi> whs stationo*! as a stntiuJi on or almut tbiwtioden walls. He luis been, fnr the ,,re^ sent, only sent to Coventry. It is not known how many nmps drchatW will receive, hut three hundred would certainly be a very moderate punishment for an accessary to the tw ofold loss of tenqier and fuel. Precorify of the Rising (ieneratimi.—X gfonpof coloiired children who were amujiing themselves at the trame of hor^-s and drivers on Bay-street, were accosted hv on<> of their comrades, wIhws looking on, asfoIloH-s :— Don't you punish those Ar>rs^.f so severely, or, d— n you, I'U rejwrt you to the Governor !** POLICE-MovDAv, Jri.v 10. y'7' nian, andJAn,abov, (slavH, ,„ Mr. William l-ulhird, sen. of this town, w^rr tried hefo.-e Justices Pu"come and Wylly, for stealing five fowls from a free bUck woman, on the morninc f the 4th instant. The oflence was fully proved, and the prisoners, in their defence confessed hax-in? committed it. Tob,/, who is an old offender, wa* sentenced to receive thirtv-nimlashi'S m the Ja,|, on the :>l,f instant, and .fohv (hisfirsi ofTcncc) to be placed in the stocks for two hours every day fir three days, 10 commence on the s?Nt Instant. A copy of the proceedings was sent to His ExctUcncy I I mtmmmmmmmmmmmimt^mm^mmmmmmmummmmm iff iiii f iii^^ the (iovernor, and a dil.tyof threo dayshetween theti;al aud punishment of tlie culuiits, is to be acrx>unted fur from ill tiiow iK'ing necessary for the GoveriKir, to be allowed thai time to consinnnianies. What would Messrs. Buxton, Maccauley, and tlie Aldcnnanbury-street jjang say to this f The Another of one of tlie girls requested the Magistrates to confine her daughter until she could send her off the Island, ami brought her clotiirs, irhuh teen as fine as any wnm byfhr iiau^ of the sahitii/ hi/porrifes irho preach about the talrtrable state of the blacks in the West Indies. Wkdnesdav. The Cf Iovernor was pleased, by letter from tlie Deputy S Hrnvrd ip Antwerp, and on M(nday lour mortars and ?twgans for the Bel<:tan. Grneral ('ha had been given to ufidwstHnd that some foriificat ions were being raisee made for the piirpo!>f of destroyint; f^ielKjiises by fire. This led to .-iome skirmishint;. and upon t^ie foTiswing morning it wasdiscovere*! that the Dutch hat! tkf/i possession, anl were for fortifying Fort iisd hven declared neutral when the armistice was fcf^t agreed i^pon. It was alno observ^'d l>y the llelgrans that ilie Dutch were going to destmv a dyke, when a detachment <)l th:IJelswn ariuy attacked the Dutch, and made between 100 and 300 prisotch cuvemmem. in which aTlhiistility towards that government is iisavowefl. The object ()f this cnimunication is to put an end to hostUttit^K by mutual diseussions on the points in dispute, for which ynrjv.seit is snggpited to name three commissioners on each ide. to meet either at Aix la Cha|>elle or Vdenriennes, to negotiate a treaty. But m the event o( a rein tion of these overtures then Belgium must, it is said, immediately resume hostihties. A letter from Turin says, that the new King of Sardinia, in examining the chest of his late Majesty, Chariet Felix, found ten millions of gnld, which he had abstracted from the public treasury tn Angust last, when alarmed for the consequences of thFrer^ revolution of last July. Fresh arrrnts had taken place at Parma. Sixteen persons have been thrown into prit accounts came away, a r>newal of disturbances wa expected. Persons of anyproperty were hastily quuting the town. j r r-j advance, Slyr.uccki des{>atched couriers to Warsaw to prepare them for a retreat of tlie army, and to desire tliat the place might be pjl in a condition to sustain siege, in t aso the fortune of war should be against tlie cause in a general engagement. Nothing could exceed the enthusiasm with which the news was received. TIk* citizens renewed their assurances of devotion to their country ; and we iu-e told that, in an incredibly short space ot time, a new iete-(iu-pont was constructed at Praga, and a second wftll of pi election was thrown up by 15,IkK) men, which was sufhcient to shelter the whole of the patriot army. The most influentiJ senators aiid citin-ns went out to join llic ciinp, ajid ev;ry one had reconciltMl hiiuself to the wonrt. The retreat, in tlie mean time, continued, the Poles k:\vTy where carrying with thorn ih' inhabitants of tlie country, and every description of provision which could serve as subsistence to the t neniy. l'|>on the 'iTih Skrzynecki had reached the capital, and hxed his head quiirters tliere ; the bulk of his army was at Milosiia, a doien miles distant, in their retreat they a j)pear to have been greatly harassed by tlw Russians, and at Minsk an action oi some consequence took place, in which the Russians say the Poles lost a considerable number of men ; but this is denied by the accounts upon the odier side. Arrived at Denb-Wlelki, the Russians found that they could not procure even a little straw for their horses," and the Field Marshal had, therefore, no alternative, but again to sound a retreat, in which he has been pursued by the Poles ; and tiie last account of him is from Mordy, which is beyond Seidloc, the point upon which he set out. On the '/j\\\ April the whole Polish army had attain advanced, and resumed its former positions at Kostrayn, and beytmd Siennica. On the MOth the Polish army advanced, and the vanguard was in the morning at Kaluszyn. The effect of this retroga^le movement must be highly favourable to the patriot cause, for besides its influence upon the still wavering provinces of Russian Poland, it proves that the subsistence of the Russian army is entirely depcMident upon their supplies in the rear, and these may be intercepted by tininsurgents* The only draw back to this exhiliratine news is the statement (of which the accuracy is no longer questionable) of cholera morbus prevailing among the Polish troops. It is said, however, to be abating of iu vinrience and mortality. LACONICS. Locke says, everj' sect as far as reason will help them, gladly use it ; whtn it fJiils them, they cry out it is a matter of faith, and above reascm. There is nothing that a vain man will not do to appear virtuous He loves nothing so much as his mask. I liave known persons who in four weeks scarcely changed their .shirts ; but who nevertlndess put on a clean collar t'lily. that they might appear clean. The empire of woman is an empin of softness, of ad.^ress and complacency — her conunands a.- caresses, her menaces art* teari. '* TO CORRESPONDENTS. Cyclop has been received, and we shall from motives in which our own-wdf, will pride, anunt Nelson, near the Hawk's Nest. Three adjoining Tracts, ncmed— LtcKV Mount, Mot vt V ww, and Small Hopsa. And Three other TractsOne late the property of Mr. Munroe ; one known by the name of Sailor's Retmat, and commonly called Dean's Plantation. LIKEWISE--^ A valuable Tract situMe on Walling's Island, called Moi'NT PaOSPECT. A full description of the above Lt;jids will be given at the time of sale. Terms — Three months credit, on riving security. July SW— 18^il. ^ ^ ^ On Thursday morning, Mrs. Mart AaMSRitTKa, wife of George Armbrister, Esq. ^ T„^ TUESDAY, llhh July. HE SUBSCRIBERS to the Bahama Tw Club are informed, that at a meeting of the Stewards, which t with stranded lumber. 19th— Sloop Beppo, C. F. Barthtt, Savannah KlCe, to C. DoNATHA>. 20th — Brigantine Eleanor, W. Dickinsfin, Liverpool wine and merchandi7.e, John Thomson 6l Co. H. .M. schooner Skipjack, Lt. Shortland, Cruise Schooner Pomona, J. Miller, Philadelphia flour, candles, rice, 6lc. B. C. Claxton. CLEARED. •20th — Amer. Schr. Georgia .Vnn, 23m he may be indebted for their respective demands ; and those indebted to him, he earnestly requests, will vtde the same by the end of September ensuing, to enable him to hm-h the demands arainst him, and all accounts remaining unpaid at that period will be sued for indiscriminately. ^. ROBT. WIER. 80th July, 188L Mf^ THE SUBSCRIBER JlfTM Offers for sale, the House and premises he now J|J|l||^ occupies, opposite the aiarket. It is one of the best stands in tlie place for business, and the Hoase is commodious. If not disposed of previous to the 8th of August next, the same will on that day be sold at public auction. — Tlie terms will be made easy to the ptuchaser, and the premises may be viewed from 11 to 12 o'clock, previous to the day of sale. BOBT. WTER. 20th July, 1R31. i%ofTrlE^ THE SUBSCRIBER, beine the Attomev of ^ir Jam> Reifl, the pn>pnetf.r of Clifton Plantation, situate at the West end of this Island, and in the vicinity of South West Bav, containinr I'^Mfacres — to which Lsalso attached Sim's or LrfordN Key, pives this Public Notice, forewarning all persons whatever, from committiiig anv trespass thereon. All offenders, without respect to person or situation, will be punished with the utmost severity of the law. J">.v 16. JOHN W ILDOOOS. MHAVA.\A. RS. HOWARD, Jr. has retamd her Boaroinc EsTARLieRMEvr, in the CalU d* Ics Ofciat, ncnh of the Government House. The very airy and commanding situation of this house should command the attention of all trtvallers in a warm climate. June 16th. ^ # <> O •*#na V.


I. m& ^r0ti0 Sf^l Swm29. M not outol Kef oi u,tl lorU r ol (tri*iM; ul im,M> u. currtnl iMt^..^. ,l. Rui^ia,;:;.,..] |>oi.. but, very cvid^ut that nurh h iImexfunive a^e ^ n^ in l'.lHd t., .. Hus.ia,. are X,.,::. N? of the grouiuJ coveriNl bv troopn. TIm.liHin-nt .ne.cKrup.ed by .h. (Venerali, andthe r h. country a lotted to each can.ler, L the pnr^ n^ trairn..^ tin.nov.ment, of ,,e p<.p|a,.on In earh of h.L*!l.CliT""'" '^.^^'''-'"'^^>' '^'^m, not only to hare calM for precautionary n.ea^ure, on the part of' the governn.e,t unmediatHy adjoinu.,, tle a ffer ted dist re ject a]} veseU comiuf from the Baltic to < inedanv ik,."*^ ^"' m'^***"' *^** uniM.phw.irated, ano| ^ hunibl*' wav ttie n.f.n^.......,..< i;:. .Still |e,^ book, or print so clieap as a newspaper none W) interestinp, Iwcausti it consiut* of u r, ; riety, iueaiured out in suitable proportions, an to tinit Hj'ii;* quantity. Ueif new evary week or day, it iiiviten to 4. ^ bitii of reading ftad afford* an ea>sy and agreeable nicKle af acijuirriig knowledge, t. essential to tlie ulfare of tW* ^1 dividual, and of theconiniunity. It cauw-s many an hour to ps or nii.#.L. <. .Im,, ,.H.d, wll rl,, ka-l objec. Mechinic luHti.u.c, I ."arria,.-.. A vrr, .sl,orui,,/befo^ l^ca.^^ ^^t^L pie, a very pretty yountr woman had oflerrtd her w ^ "^"' -"""": irora ine Maltic to rder, yet it i. certain that while in Poland and K.issia it has me4 with circumstance conducive to ^ r.X^t r^' ;^" ''^'^"'" "'""" ""-rU'anliness a non^t tl Wer clashes, (agKrav,d doubt, by the d. tress... inndent to wa,,) and as a soil covered wi, de comlithm of all clawes of fx'opi have done much to give intellectual occupation, and an object of excitement to the humbler class. For want of this the petty tnuJesman abandons his wife, nightly, for the pot-' house ^nd the Parliamentary debate.. One' month he b<.. come, t little member of Parliament himself, at the paiish vetryi he votes ui a majority a^^ainst an amendment nr.posed by the chtircli warden, purely because Uiat worthy d.H.'s not deal witJi him in butter, lie takes another inie^s view "^ " * f higher state of will m,ke rre., iu The Fr..rh A.a,l..,y !,. Z .0 .,.,..|-.l ..,,r,iur,i in Fn.,-.., ,.l ,JJ"'. U^ m i.,.fla.Hl wmiW .,,^^ ^ be ..ill |,. liWe|y._C. ner* I following uujKrUuit nulite order of |overnment : was yesterday issued by case from Mr. Mui'trs. lie commences reformer, and cuts down Uie leadh's salary, out of economy but, secretly, beams. I py face. For who would roh a beadle of his feet. Or do his cocked hat any vioJiiut. lo ronm..ences life by being a slave and hypocrite, poor and vulgar; often end. by being a tyrant, 'a mem l^'r of I .irhament, ami rich ;-but ever the same low man. The ongmal taint will remain. There is no surer sign of vulgnrity tlian ilalove of meddling. ^ mage y pretty yountr woman had offerrtd her s<.r\ ices to Mrs. Duveluz. SIm> said that she had just been married a man who had promised her a />/7;V^(a sort of loos**; but," ad.led she, he is a poor wretch, and cann<,t tx^rfoim his sol .shall trH divorred, as lean, nothing by remaining lunger with him." A>p/>c/', J, to cloak); nal. V can tjain 01//-e ** Sir^I am''*'"- Wniehall, 2:U May, lft.31. Mo. Honorable Privy Council to transmit to youl cL J ^hil ' '^'',""''' '""""' "" '""'"i 'l.'-anrf dried lude,. arnvmg ,lk.g,|u, f,, ^^, "^f [{"J^' Pruu... and ,W |la,..,ie .., ,i,l til; ,,UrLZZ >>ajjir ompany for his informaI am, Ac. (Signed) * To Thos. Cope, E,q. In a^idition to the above precaution, it ha Ue d.^, .ned that all vesscds comingTom the Baltic'ori::; wlX tranhave quarantiuc; and 1 In^ve i dere Uiat you will lay the before Uh. Ouveruor of Russia ComjLiy for d !n VVM. L. BATIIURST. Uua. The following is the concluding paragraph of an article m a late number of the Journal of Health, ou the lulucationof the Appetites." One fundamental principle we cannot, however, abstain fron. mentmmng at'ftiis time ; it is tin, education of the a^ r.js.on succe^^sin which o much of tla^ happiness of this de dc.pendIt mun, b..gin from the earliesi infano before die dawn of rea.son, and even anterior to the/eVZ t on to UH5 moral sentinu-nts. The rule on which it is conducted u a very simple one-applicable to all cia^ t .MO allow no cliild the indulgenci' of an appetite orTopen ty;, oUier what is required by its iniuTve wantsXiu }hiw strong must be maternal affection How closo its hold upon the hea. t Kven in the wreck of intellect when reason .swings from iN m^mrinifs, it clings to the lH>som and l>"son whenall elM^whtM. hope its^^lf, b dead. \ are told by a pafx-r pnblishMl in tire interior of PennsylvM STllr' "f'l^"''' '^'V'''':^ "' ^" iou; ^i years old, was taken from Ikt to give to a nur. It was si-nt to tla' oth.rside of tin.Sus,uehannah, but the' mother swam across th simple and touching fact. Well and truly h^, Mrs" lie! mans sung In all this cold and hollow world, There is ,ut fount of dt-ep, sin.iig deathless lofe. Like that withm a Mothers hearL Und^" "'^'^'"^-*'-' {"^*Pt'.I*'-^<^. *^ publi.shed at on. an edition of" the New York Statutes' relatiiV to or uut Uu^y have g.>ds on board, shall j^.'rf, ;m a ou^n ^.*r.ll?.^/* ""^'^ ^*--^^'o'tlll^crewssh'arC bodUy support and health. Nothing is to be conced'ed h~s the whun or capnce of a parent to die imaginary wants oi il Clllld ; for It must b rint^..,l l :_ JT. **' every or in asceiialaed. From the Jamaica Caurant 0/ July 25. The following resolution was moved in tln^ House of AsWjr of .St. Vincent, on liie 7th inst., and carried moiMiy unaiu* rt On tbo motion f Jj,. Cropper, i. wa. rl,ed_. Thai .rS'. "f """' ^ "'""""'y '""' in n.l.ul,a,a, ., Krai liuil:on of ,y oim. .n-,wlieiWr of uwe, .iiiht, uiid every renewal g.vo, Uh. proLabili.y die imlulRei^re b^ con. n,f a hah., ; .d ,h., bahi. once IWrm-d, .. i" d,iWI..-MI, *,U (,e r,.i durioK ,|,e whole .l,er life .rni -r tejir "'"" -"" '" ' """ ' Let paren,,, who allow children to ,ip |i|,. f ,), of the itt^e one. lor promi,ru.,u food, or for lib.-r,v lo .it up a httle k,e,. 0, tr,e, a do,ei;, r^ snke scenes, a,.d lor the spirit of liUrlv which nowco,,. t .u c. tlH m a Krea, and independent -a,in. To "2, l.J tlMucx|H.r.ence i. incurring i,u debt, and, cumry .ler.v... reflecfd honour fron, eve v tU, make toward, good gvenm.... .d .aiio.lil i^.p'ovZ mentTo some friendly monitors who were lately with tlio Im tt .ntention. recommending to Sn WalterTo.t wo pie^* of advice tor the sake of his health ; the nrst to Uco^^ rt:-: ;r :'^ ''rnr "^'-^y^ "- ti;u;ondr b' stain from literary labour, the worthy Baronet go .Saints who require them, pay for them rin \"l'f*"*^'*'""""t any prens,. wlea of their iiM^an ing, than the words vulvar, pentad, or rvSc^LrTn aOu^p^U of tiie world, mankind and^. il^ """ '" d had: e take no cognizance of Uistmction* ; oiir good iocietv k only. xuch into prood romantic Fish nef nourishment, and which thev oro. r,^..r then^^Ne, fr ,H Hver,, wa, el^Tl them, and, instea great famine consequently existed among ^ad of retiring to tlw-ir dens, they wandered about tlHwh<.h. winter through. f'ven in Uw stnets of .St. Peter and St. Paul, in Kamschatka. One of them find i'n'e ouse open, entered, and the eate ;,rri. the outt* gate of a h( dentally closed after him. n .u^*'''''"^'"? ^ rurrent notions, a gvnu^A mnu U ^''l'"Xl!I7"'"' ** ""','>'"'"' to the r,,p.c,able pcim nrin^^^^ i. . ^''^'^ of A..n, : the vulvar o who felt painfi.llv defiH^n, in forZ paKl .lavisl. ad,iraiio to them, an.l' " now,. and.hun,. the vulgar P>-H a la^e ,e, n.acl,it^J7.:i 1';^^ ^^t'i; I .-o..r.. Tt. h..,r .mel, i, and hum, hi, o^ pr'voLj'^ paw, round .t, pre,^ with hi, whole .Mrennh ,0 cn.xl, 1, nd burnt h,m>lf, f courw, mre ,d n.ot^.^"' '' "' About twenty miI,-< from llora. New York there a I.0U.. ia buil, in two u..,, thr,. countL ,,M I he states are New York h R four towns, counties are The states are New York and Vermont t'li^ M. erowl which rage nd"p,^i;^;e;d;;;n;Tim H^o^^^ patched by shots from the windows. He has however rnT'ol' %"^'"^;:7' ^^-^ ''-nroverhamorgX' i.wn, peopk-; for when one mures himself hv hl,,>.. violence, tWy call him the bea'r with .Wkettk"' li PPT'^^',''" ^''' ""*i'"-l f""n ''rtain e,oerin,e. made ew p^'riments ^h^them. Th,,ber..i ".kr.ri;;."f, ::r;x h; .nd Jl dress,.! ,. ,h.H, ,., ,^,|, ,^ , ^^,.^, P; K I ded to fclani:, and a l' P notions, adin tlie laboratory of Franklin f'nll< n' ^ infla^mabb. ,^ frl' rh^'^rrLI'f^ietrailed Z ZT T L I." "" """"' "f <^ carhuVetted hvd o^n, other substance, commonly employe.) for the p,.r. greavy 1. at, are .tsniost rcvoliUg aspects. 1 1 hI'kn.?c!'"''r'^ t-y Mr Jacob, that tl,irtf.,^o M,rf Wn ;r;;;,;.'"" '--'^c'"-')FranceW the ro. oir^l A II *'"'"**''*''X; H..nnintMon. Shaftsb.irv, White reek and Hoosac. The Temperance Advocate giv^ the followme descnption of it :-" I, was huih by a Mr Matthew,, who. ,hroeh s,me freak of fortune, became .subj.ct to those unwelcome visiters yclept SheHfTs. On XratTr*^ ""^' '^""'^'^'" -u^t^.^^^.^o !" railed at the house, and. on enquiry, found that Mr. M hadnoneto the Stair of Nrv, York, The hall |>einr u ,e capacious and the division line of the States ninn" e loC^ ty, invited the SherifTto dine with hi..,. The SlK-rirf acIaa' a ?' l"-"''rring the other ide, sat down with him hiddmg^defiance to all the authority of John Doe J R.X' aneol-l shoildn<.t know what todo with one. is the reply of the sinelr-hearted Adjutant. She is a I sweetni^reio.ns the General; "So -s a heeKivl "'^*^ ", K..t ; A 1 \.. '>*^*'-hi^p, answers V inrent -;^ hut It does not foUow that 1 ^K,uid thrust my head mto of ^is^emt^nfr^^' '"""'^T'^ ^nnouncment of the death 1774 aZT^V ?^;;""1 '" '^r'""rnN of the^ ? '^ ""^"''' ^'"'^ '"^'^ h.m down to restd.e mo e than rv^^^^^^ """^ '''* ^'''^ tyrant with uiore tlun hrtctuti or T^oirwin fortitude. i f tmmn 4CiEORGft: BIGCii^, ii^dltor. %% a:u.\h^:.^dav, jim tir, i^ai. THL BAHAMA ARGU.S. VOL. IIVo. Hi. PUBLISHED HKMI-WKEKI.Y IN NAIHAU, N. P. giyht Pollara per annnin"In advance. Mild was tlie night in accents, soft and low; Amongst th' trres the little /.ephyrs blow; The ilew w;Ml;unpish, and tin* pair iiioon-liKht Hhone tbrih as bright as day, almost not quite. The Great Mo^ul was lyin*; broad awake. (With some folk,coos lence will mucIi freedoms take,) What awtui sounds his wond'rinii ear-drums scare ? What li|;;fieous noise \h tliiatinK in th*air .' Such as of obi appalld the murd' runs T/uine, W hen Hurtuim Hood hopp'd olf to JJufisinuttt. Forth from th** window jwipp'd nis b.dky head, With cotton cap on b'aut'ous bristles .spread. Oh who can tell, save those who've see.' the sight, Thai !nt;resnnx head in iiighl-cap white, How vnst'y it excels the painters skill. Who drev'the Arab's head upon Stufw-hill. *' Mif wood!! my tvood.'ri)h what a dev'lish trick "'rhcy're stealing all my wood '. Younfjr Sick.' Youn^Nickf" Wide stretchetl his mif^hty jawi* a horrid sound Like yell of ten mad bulls re-echoes round. Fp from the guard-bed springs the gallant ^tci, The guard around the bade, muster thick. 'Follow me, lads," he cries with pantqig breath, 'The MuffuVn surely at the point of death; Po damnably he bawls, that in a minute He il crack his bings, orelse the devil's init.** 'Great sir," says Nick, pray tell me what's the matter? v hatdirecDp/xf occasions all this clatter? Did murderers attempt your |>reeious bfc. Or. has some villain carried off your wife? Do treach'rous Concht against your star conspire, Or, Mighty Chie/tom, is the town on fire /" Foaming with rage, replied the Hiif Ikuhaw, St-t-tealing my f-r-firewood, a ih-th-thief Imw; At least two-penny worth he stole, and well J ..!. die ifscui. T.MH thf ^ennnel M'trr kf a stave, tmd stenlinf^ othkks' iW/ Free pardon I tcould ^raiit, but from myseif, Ifr'rn the snu.Uest trip should be taken By Uackor white, by (i~-d I'Uftay his bacon, 'Go. take the scoundrel hence, in dungeon deep Of lbhiack-holc, tb" audacious black-Kuanl keep, 'Midst noxioustumes ihert* leisure give bim full,' To bless the^'iaf and merciful IVIoguI." X. Y. Z. A BONO Air TAr Red Huir'd laddie. Why should five members so outweigh The merits of thirteen ? TUv pnrsinrss of one they say. And one who's College seen. The rest are hum'd by these two iei<*. And our Great King, Sir Jtin, Whose threadbare promise 'tis that kniti, These loyal cits to him. LA ILST FROM KNCiLA.ND. The news from Warsaw is to the 13th of May. It dms not appear from it that any important movement had taken place on the part of eidier of the hostile armies. There is a repi.rt which we copy below, of a great victorv o'la;.:Hl by the Polish coiniuamier-in-chiefoverl)iebitsch but it appears to be of the same character with various' other rejiorts of bloody battl.s, and spbndid succism-s in the same quarter. A French pa^r, the Journal des Debats enters into an examination ut the prestnt positions of tlie armies, and of tlie slati) of Fi.JHiid and the neiLdiboring provinces, with the view of demonstrating that notwithstanding tlie unhappy issue of the exjM'dition to Volhynia, there is yet noreasonto despair of ilw fate of a nation which hiw exhibited such pnKliL'ies of couraLre, and such enthusiastic devoti.m tolhecaust, of national indt'fM'ndeiice. The retreat of Diebiis* b it is contend.d, was owing not only to the caust' op<'nly avowed, the scarcity of provisions, but in an ecpial decree at least to the spread of the insurrection in Lithuania uhich is extending itself with an eh'ctric rapidity. Bodies of ttalia^n. Hamburg |>a|)ers to the 17ih May were received at London on the evening of the 22d of that mfmth. The articles from Warsaw re|M)rt thoexj)ectation of general battle ere long between the Poles and Russians. Some accounts are given of mameuvring against Diebitsch by Gen. Dembenski, conducted with great skill. The Lithuanian insurerents seem to be exceedingly active. They have even succee^h-il in npellingan attack from the Russian troops, and cum|xlUng the latter to retreat to Pukiigen. The advices from Vienna are to the 6fh of May. Prince JablonowskI, f.irmerly Imperial Ambassador to the Court of Naples, has bwn dispatched to Turin to congratulate Prmcc Carignan on his accession. Lonl Cowley, the Knglish Ambassador, has bt^en recaHed from \'ieniia to be sue unH nms, and a bcuubiirdiiient of the town was feared. Don Miguel however, it i saies, through their intervention, to obtain sou* mitigation of the harshness with which he is threatened. Tlie hostilities between Belgium and Holland had b^n terminated, but a niiewal of tiMni is threatened. At tlie sitting of the Belgic Congress, on the 19th of May, an account of some negotiations with Gen. Cbasse, ttte Dutch commanding officer, on the subject was given. General Cbasse, in a letter to (ien. Billiard, declared that he occupied the fort of St. Laurent merely as a defensive measure, and that if the Belgians at Antwerp would cease tlv, works they have been assiduously carrying on, snd withdraw the preparation for attack before St. Laurent, h would on his side, immediately st(p all repairs of the iert, leaving every thing in its present state, with merely a gMnI fo prevat the ppulace from doing mischief. The Re gent, in consequence, addressed an order to the troops in Antwerp, directing tlnm to abstain from attarkio|( St. Laurent. The London Morning Chronicle, of May SMth, has acci.unts from Brusv-ls of the 21$t May, -unong which we find tlie following paragraph : The bitgiaiis have broken the conditions of understanding between tliem and Gen. Cliasse, ai Antwerp, and had gone on with thi ir entrenchments, in conse.^iience of which the (ieneral had again threatened lo bombard the town. As the Belgians persisted, many of the most resI ji wIt ." ...... ,.,.... < una loiN'sucI "^"* '^^^ " " ipiiuis persisieo, many ot the most resceededbySirh. Lamb, brother of Lord Melbourne. There i l<*'"hle inhabitants f!ed to B. rgen-op-Zwmi Letter. 18 a difference of opinion at Vienna as to what disposition will l>e made of the Poles who have wten-d thAustrian dominions. Somfriends of the Poles afrirm that it is only a part of Dwernicki'' corjw who sought refmrc in the circle of Tamopal, and that th.-.M', after laying down their arms which wouM be carrie I O or n. Then tare thee well insatiate B W'ho stung nor yet knew V, Since not for wealthy Durham's C Would I h^ve lost my I. They hear with teais fair L N G In funerMt R \ A clad colfl corpse now dfomed to B, Whilst I mourn her I) K Ye Nymphs of ii then shun each B, List to the reason Y For should A B Cr atT. Hell surely sting vnur I. Now in the grave, she deep in Q, Lies cold as cdd can R, W hilsf robins sing upon a U, Her dirge aad LEG. from the latter place, written several hours afterwards do not announce any cannonading." FRENCH AFFAIRS. The King in his journey through Franc* is e\e*ywheff vuiting tin? various establiibmenU of industry -^nd instruction. His answers to tlie addresses on the whole creditable to him. He is plcav d at tlie success of industry, inculcates a love of order, and the disM-minaiioo of instructa ,1 ... ,1 .. -'.....,. vT.i.,i....f ; A..^, ^***t VMdencc which we did not expect to bar of amone that trrave people. The Superior Criminal Judge of Scotland who b-ft his s.'at on the Ixncb to vote as a freeholder of Ayrshire, was attacked by the mob and with difficulty escaped. Mr. Larde, of Port (ilasgow," says tlie account in the Cal. donian M(>rcury, ..:... D.-l..VL with bl.MKly handkerchiefs." At Dumbarton the ferocity of the mob was as conspicuous as at Ayr. In Inland a violent altercati6tb, 'at tlie he;id of ^t^) Ln^ and that all th^ re.specting the arrival of tlie French and American squad! rest of the besieging army should retire in the follow^ r I >sw I