Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, June 24, 1836, Page 1

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NOT THE CtOKY OF C iH S A U ; BUT T II U WELFAIIE OF II O M E. BY H. II STACY. FRIDAY, JUNE 2d, 1836. VOL. X No. 470; SON G BY L. L. I.. I loved tier I. nnd licr nzurc eyes Ilnunicd mc fioin sweet sunnso To llio dewy evening's close, Dyeing rosier (lie rose. Yet I said) 'lis best to be Free and I again was Tree. Hul I changed nnd auburn hair Scan'd to (lost upon the nir ; Till I thought llio orange-flower Ilicnlhcd ol nothing but her bower. Yet I Baiil, 'lis best to be Free and I ngniii was ficc. Next I loved a Moorish maid! And her check of moonlit elmilo ; I'nlo nnd languid, loft my sleep Not u elude but hcr's to keep. Yet I Euid, 'tia best to be Free and I again was Tree. Hut there came u lovelier one ; Sho undid nil they li.ul done : 1 loved I lovo her nh, how well ! Language has no power to tell. Now the wonder is to mo How I over lived while fico ! TOBACCO. What niukca my teeth from day to day, Exhibit symptoms of decay, With pain and anguish rot nway 1 Tobacco ! What makes my breath so (betid, Conn What makes the ladies on mo scowl, And shun ma as they would mi owl 1 ToLucco ! What makes mc, whin I'm called to speak, Fly quick fur Tear my mouth will leak, The spit-box or the door to seek 1 Tobacco ! What 'is ihc caufo of war mid strife, Hem ecu tho good m in and his wife, Embittering ctcry hour of life 1 Tobacco ! What makes an nppciilo fur mm, Ami sends tho' diiinkaid slaggciing liomi', AuJ prenuttiicly beats his doom I Tobacco ! Theso nrc the facts ; then let us shun That weed that many has undone. And our just vciije.inco wreak upon Tobacco ! The Grave. The gravo is tha houso appointed lor all that has life. Ii is the avenuu wliich leads from time to eternity tha pathway that will conduct us lu happi ness or woe. At the gravo of nn cnuuiy even, wc forgive all llio wrongs ho has done us nnd forget that hu had one foible. Wo cherish none other, than the rccullec lions of their virtues, when we eland by the muulderiug urn which contains the remains ol a fellow mortal, lint when we stand oyer the grave of a fiiund, of one endeared to us by the tendcrest tics of nature nnd affection, how solemn, how interesting i 1 lie scene. Here fund recollection calls home every wandering thought, and then it is that wc dwell with mingled emotions ofgriof and pleasure upon tho scene before ue. Wo remember tho affection, the ten derness and the many endearments which liava been lavished upon us wo call to mind tho evidence of expiring love wo dwell with pleasure upon ii and again call to mind tho last assurance of altection and then, if wc have wronged an cncmy.or -caused a singlo unnecessary pang to the friend who lies in ihu cold grave before us, tho tear of sorrow and bitter anguish will bedow our checks. On what a place for meditation is tho gravo of a friend whom wo hive loved. To Young Men. There is no morol ob jeet bo beautiful to mc as a conscientious young man. I watch him as 1 do a star in tho heavens; clouds may be beforo him, but wo know that his light is behind them, and will b.-am again ; tho blnzo of other's prosperity may outshine him, but wc know that, though unseen, ho illumines his own truo sphere Ho resists temptation not without struggle, for that is not a virtue ; but ho docs resist and conquer; ha hears tho sarcasms, of the profligate, and it stings him; for that is tho trial of virtue; but ho heals tbo wound with his own puro touch Ho heeds not tho watchword of fashion if it leads to sin ; tue Athoist who says not only in his heart but with his lips, 'thero io no God!' controls him not. for ho sees tho ImiiJ of a croating God and rovorca it a preserving God, and rejoices in it. Woman is (sheltered by fond arms and loving council; old ago is protected by its -experience, and manhood by its strength uut the young man stands nmiu tno tcmpta tions of the world like a self balanced tower; happy ho who socks and gains tho prop and Biicucroi mora uy. Onward then, conscientious youth! ratso toy standard and nerve thyself for cooaness. it uou has given tlicc intellect ual powor, awaken it in that cause ; never tct it bo said of thee, -he helped to swell tho lido of sin by pouring hi; influence into its channels. If thou art fcoblo in mental strength, throw not that drop into a politi cal current, awoko, arise, young man ! as Bumo mo ucauuiui garu oi virtue: it is easy fearfully to sin ; it is difficult to bo pure and holy. I'm on thy strength, then ! let thy chivalry be aroused against error ; lot Truth bo tho lady of thy lovo defend her. Southern uose. Boyhood. Wo have been, frequently, Blruck when walking our Btrcots, with thfr unsophisticated actions, and tho simple but forcible remarks of those mon in miniature. Thoy are men stripped of the false coloring and deceit, which an acquaintance with tho world leads thoir 6eniors to assumo and thoy act and speak tho sentiments of nature. Thcv rcioico in the sunshine, and despond inthashado: life ia to them it sceuo of bliss, and tho atmosphere seems u brilliant and gorgeous rainbow. Their eporls arc toihctn. the theatre of action, and the same possiona and inducing causes govern and control tlioir actions and motives. Let nono sneer at llio absorbing interest, which they manifest in trifles ; it is but an early illustration of the truth, "that shadows we arc, and shadows wo pursue." Here you will obscrvo tho juvenilo leader, there the young statesman ; hero tho future lawyer and there tho incipient trader; anon the Irank and tearless sailor, and again llio fu ture lioncst mid quiul citizen, or th a keen ambitious and intriguing rogue, uot the pretty term which land mothers apply to mischievous boys. They early manifest tho predominant traits in their characters and tho same genius, tha same courago.thc same cunning, or tho samo honesty, which in future life, is appliod to tho acquisition of honors or offico, tho triumph of victory, mc gaining 0 a cause, or tho success ot a speculation, is cmolovcd in winning the laurels of their youthful arena. Happy careless boyhood, when tears ara chased away by smiles : when they live but for tho present ; when there arc no bank notes to pay j no jnring interests to reconcile ( or delinquent subscribers, whose memories must be jogged. Music. An excellent clergyman, posses sing much knowledge of human nature, in structcd his large family of daughters in tho theory and practico of music. Thoy wore all observed to bo exceedingly amiable and happy. A friend inquired if there was any secret in lus mode ol education ? 11a re pKcd, "When any thing disturbs their tern per, I say to them sing, and if I hear them speak against any person, I call them to sing to mo, and so thoy have eungaway all causes of discontent, nnd every disposition toscandal." Such a use of this accomplish ment might sorvo to lit a family for the company of angels. Voting voices aroud tho domestic altar, breathing sacred music, at llio hour of morning and evening duvotion, aru a sweet and touching accompaniment Mrs. L. Sigourney. CUKIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE. In 1717, a man was broke alive on tho wheel nt Orleans for a highway robbery ! and not having friends to bury his body, when the executioner supposed ho was dead he gnvu him to a surgeon who carried him to an anatomical theatre as a subject to Ice lure on. The thighs, lego and arms of this unhappy wretch had been broken, yet, on the surgeon's coming tu cxamino him ho found him surviving and by proper annlica lion of proper cordials, he was soon brought tu In speech. Tho surgeon and his pupils1, moved by tho sufferings and solicitations of tho robber, determined on attempting his euro ; but he was so mangluu that his thigli3 and one of his arms were amputated. Notwithstnnd ing this uiiilillation, and tho loss of blood, he recovered, and in this situation, tho sur gcuu by his own desire, had him conveyed in n cart 53 leagues from Orleans, whore, as he said, he intended to gain lite livelihood j by bogging. I His situation on the road side close by a wood, and his deplorable condition excited compassion from all who saw him. In his youth he had served in the army, and he now passed fur a soldier who had lost his limbs by cannon shot. A drover returning from market where ho had been selling cattle, was solicited bv tho robber for charity, and being moved by compassion threw him a piece of silver. Alas !' says the roubcr, '1 cannot reach it; you sen I have neither arms nor legs, (for lie line concealed m arm winch had been preserved, behind his back,) so fur tho sake of heaven put your charitable donation into my pouch, and tho Ijoud bless you. i ua urovor approaciicu mm, and as he stooped to reach up the money, tho sun inmg ho saw a shadow on the cr round which caused him to look up, when he saw ho arm ol the beggar elevated above h s head, and grasping a short iron bar. He arrested the blow in its descent, and seizing the robber carried him to his cart, into which ho threw him and drove off to tho next town which was very near and brought his prisoner bofurc a magistrate. On searching him, a whistle wai found in his pocket, which naturally induced a susoicion that ho had accomplices in the wood ; tho magistrate therefore instant I v ordered a guard to the place where the robber had been seized, and thcv arrived within half an hour after the murder of tho drover had been attempted. i no guard having concealed themselves behind different trues, the whistle was blown, tho sound of which was remarkably shrill and loud ; and another whistle was heard under ground, three men at tho same instant rising in the midst of a bushv clumn of brambles and other dwarf shrubs the soldiers fired on them and they foil. The busiics woro searched and a descent discov ered inlo a cavo. Hero wcro found three young girls and n boy. Tho erirls were kept for the olhces ot servants ; and the uoy, scarcely twclvo years ol age, was bod toonoofthc robbers. Tho girls, in giving evidence, deposed mat inoy had lived near three years in tho cave, had been kept there by torco iroin tho time ot tnoir captivity; that dead bodies wcro frequently carried into the cave, stripped and buried; and that tho old soldier was carried out every dry day and sat by tho road side fur two ur throo Hours. On this evidence the murder ins mendi cant was condemned to sutler a second ex ecution on tho wheel, As butono arm re iiiuiuuu ii wis io uo molten in Severn places, and a finishing stroke being denied ho lived in torturo fur near fivo dnvj nn .1 i i.! . l , . . . vviiuu uuuu ii m oouy was burned to ashc and strewed bolero tho wind. lMATOLEON S MOTHER, INO OlllOf WO .1 . . . . man's destiny has been such ns Madam Lctitia Bouaparlo'd : no queen, haduaturc uvan accorded her ihusnmo lecundity .could havo dared to hope fur bucIi a fate. Of her oight children, ccvon have worn crowiu and the only one who wan not a king re fusodio be so. Lucion, was only tho friend i of Nopuluon in misfortune. His soul was in some degree like his mother's, who re plied to tho great Emperor on ono occasion when he reproached her with " preferring Lucicn to her othor children," ' Tho ono who sufl'urs, is always the child that I must ardently love." She, too, liko Lucicn, had a melancholy foresight of tho misfortune which awaited her; the unexampled for tune of her family had not blinded her, nnd even in her palace, with tho titla of Em press, (surrounded by a court, and rich with immense treasures, she wisely armed her self against tho future She economized tho wealth winch tier son lavished upon her, and when the courtiers, to whom ovo ry virtue is a novelty, expressed their sur prise at this, she dared to reply to them, with the loriuncs oi rsapoicon bctorc ncr 'Who knows but it may ono day bo neces sary far mo lo gtva Dread to all theso kings.'" That day has arrived but moro fatal, moro torriblo than sho foresaw. Tlicro was ono of these children to whom sho could givo no bread. Ho died far from her, guarded by Englishmen, who narrowly measured out to the prisoner tho meagre pittance of each repast, and oven tho allowanca of air ho was suffered to breathe. Afterwards her son in law died, shot liko a robber on a ucscrt shore ; men mo sons of theso sons, then hor loveliest daughter, then her sons' wives, her children and her grand children and tha rest of this family havo been scattered over llio world, beg ging on asylum from all tho earth, as if the fragments of this great raco would crush the soil on which they should bo assembled. So she has died alone, with her brother in law at her pillow, with the only member of her family who escaped proscription, be cause ho called himself a Cardinal, and was protected by the Church. Sinco madamo Lctitia quitted France, so many things have been accomplished, that her namo, oven before her death, already belonged to the past. After the lapse of twenty years, wo are already as lar Irom 181-1, that an age is between us and that year. Tho past is so immense that we forget that the majority of men who made it still live, so small havo they become since that epoch. Napoleon is so great, that he seems tu belong lo antiquity. Nobody seems to believe that he lived but yester day ; tho mind joins him lo Uliarlcmagno as to the monarch lo whom ha succeeded. This disposition of tho mind in regard to Napoleon naturally extends ilsclt to every member ol his family, and moro particular ly lo Madame Lctitia. Their career has been long finished, and their fall was so profound that they cntorcd living into pos teriiy. Thus when they die. no ono ii disturbed : it is but n dead body tha moro for the comclary. For twenty years past every thing winch bears tlionamc ol llona parte has been dead to our generation. Scene at a Temperance Meeting. An amusing scene was exhibited by Dr. U.MJF.niiir.r,, during his lccluro at the torn scranca meeting Inst Tuesday evening. magma that mc Doctor, anticipating that us sturdy constitution would sitik under tho fatigue of an hour's lecturing, Without stimulant lo chcor his spirits and strength en his norves, had taken a bottle ol "UUl Muleria'' to church and hid it behind the pulpit for uio when his flagging spirits houlu rcquiro tua urunxaru s nerves io sus tain him. In the courso of Ins lecture the Doctor gavo a chemical analysis of the properties of alcohol, tho process of separa ting it from its adjuncts, and the different proportions of it in brandy, wine, &c. The doctor was proceeding to show tho cflects of thc'criltur' on tho human system, when, to give moro buoyancy lo hit spirits, and more fluency to his tongue, ho drow lorth his bottle of wino and proccded to fill a glass with the delicious beverage. At this moment a wag, who unknown to mo doctor, had taken to llio meeting a bottlo of brandy and somo water nnd sugar, that ho too miglil refresh himself with his favorite bev erage drew lorth ins unttio and pitcher, and placed them on the other end of the table, l lio doctor was auout to raise mc glass of wino lo his lips, when his cyo caught tho wag as tho latter was preparing lo mix lus brandy sung, i no doctor start cd back with horror, and Bat down his glass upon tha table, and tho following dialogue ensued ; Un, stop, sir, stop : uo you Know wuai you arc doing.' That brandy is hall alcohol '. 117.,- Mi ti uir I)n. I say it is worso than Upas, and its use will bring you to a drunkard's grave! Wao. Ah f but what havo you cot thero, doctor, in your bottle ? Da. What.' why it's Alndcria wino "good old Maderia" the pure juico of the grape. W ao. Doctor, uo you unucrstanu citcui istry ? Dn. Why yes, linakosomc pretensions to it. Wag. Well then con you tell mo what per cent alcohol this brandy contains ? Dn. Filty per cent ot least perhaps fifty lliruo. Wao. Well, how much docs your Old Madeira contain. Dn. Only twenty five por cent. Wao Very well; I have some excellent water hero, and will reduce my brandy lo a par with your wino, and oiiur your goou health bir. But stop does your wino contain any other ingredients ? Ua.. Why, yes ; thero are some undo- composed particle of sugar. Wag uood ! 1 always like my branny and water sweetened ; hero is soma excel lent sugar, and nuw sir, I givo you my liest respects, with a Irucu to your palavar about Upas and Old Muduira, ami confusion to all ultra temperance measures and temper anco men. dug dug dug clug Tho argument, if not the ulluuiou wuu complete. Tho Doctor shoved aside his wine bottle, and lunounccil nil invidious ilutiuctioiis between Titiclc, the cuns'itu rut parts of which are the same, and the ill effects of which arc only distinguished by the dclotcrious subsjtanccs with wliich most of our wines are compounded. (Jleavelana tying. IIoW TO CHEAT THE DOCTOn. SoUlC years since, a physician was called to sec a young woman very sick. After a careful examination, he left two kinds of powders o uo given liar alternately, una ol me powders contained opium, nnd when ad ministered produced quiet lo tho patient. Tho next powder was somewhat nausea ting, and tho patient was less quiet under its operation. A convention ol tho women in the neighborhood was held, and addres sed by ono of thoir numbar in this wise : xou sco just how it is the doctor must havo a living, and must rret it by hid trado; ono Kinu ot powdor makes her belter, tho otner manes nor worda. it he only gave tier mc oau Kind ho would soon kill her and the good alona would soon care her so that in cither caso ho would have but a small bill that is why ho gives two kinds wow ici us net according to common sonso, in disregard of tho doctor's orders, whoso interest it is lo keep hor along, lot us givo tier only ma good powders. This propom tion was well received and aftor an a mendment at tho suggestion of another who proposed civint? two of tbo rrood now durs at a tune, was adopted. The patient was easy and slept nuictlv under tho opera tiun, but never awoke. Bangor Advertiser, IIonniD heathen nrrcs Tho Nicho bar Isles arc a small cluster situated at Ihc entrance of the Day of Bengal. Tho na tives are cannibals, and are described by rsavarctto tho historian, as being almost black, with red hair, which ho naturally observes as very remarkable, Thoy have no notion ot a Oad but lirtnly bclicvo in the devil, and worship him from fear. Tho most hideous of their ceremonies says a writer, is an annual feast of tbo dead They dig the skulls out of all the craves, a slake being planted in each directly over the hcadol the corpse, to show where lies; this office is performed bv llio women who arc nearest kin to tho deceased ; they scrape oil the ilesii it it bo not consumed wash the bones with the milk of fresh co coa nuts, and rub them with saffron ; they llion wrap the skull in new cloth, replaca it in the grave and replant the stake,' which is hung with trappings in honor of the dead Tho whole night is consumed in theso hor rid rites: in tho morning they sacrifice hotrs and smear themselves with blood, and homo among them cat the flesh raw. Fight between the Rhinoceros and Elephant. When tho rhinoceros and elephant meet, which is not vory often th case, tho conflict is terrific. Tho forme win stanu his ground, even though sur rounded by a herd of elephants, by which indeed he is generally destroyod, though not without making a desperate resistance Ho will frequently inflict a moital wound beforo he is subdued. Tho olophant there foro always approaches him with extreme reluctance. If the rhinoceros succeeds making good his stroke at his huge ad versary, it generally proves fatal ; his horn cutting through the side, exposes tho in lestincs, and tho gigantic crcaturo falls dead. If, however tho elephant is success ful in preventing tho rush of his enemy, ho receives him upetj l,i3 tusks, which inflict to severe a wound to cnablo tho rhinoceros to cuntinuo the encounter. Tho timidity of the elephant generally causes it to have tho worst ot the conllicts with its mailed luc so that the latter is seldom molested, and consequently roams at large as tho mon arch of the jungle : even tho tiger and the lion shun him, as an enemy not to bo pro voked without peril. In tho East, drinking vessels aro frequently mado from the horn of the rhinoceros, as it is supposed to sweat on the approach ol poison. Flogging a Man inlo Life. Dr. Barrett, of Middlctown, Cunn., relates the singular case of a man whu came under his care some years ago, who had purposely taken 1 1-2 oz. tincture of opium, intended to commit suicide. The casu was desperate. All internal remedies had failed, and there was no chanco loft of prcscrviug life but by high external excitement, and tha doc tor determined to create this by a succession of sovero flaggcllations. Theso wore brisk Iv applied, and in a short time produced in dications of uneasiness and pair.. This treatment was unremittingly pursued for more than twelve hours, till llio man spoke and complained of being pained by the whipping, when the severe appliancu wns rclaxod. Ho by uu means appeared to rel ish this harsh nroccdurc. and in return gave his attendants several severe mows, u white liflintr his arm to strike a blow, the flaiTrrcllalioii was susncndod.lhc arm would : ... .' . , , instantly sink powerless; to sucn a ucgrec had tho cflects of ilia nacotic drug prevailed over the system, that nothing hut tho tor turo 01 ilia ruus cuiuu ruusu nun. vu mo recovery, it was said that the man s wilu was highly satisfied with his remedial course ..." , I . I - I I which was uciicvau io uavu a iiouu muiui effect upon lus subsequent conduct Rmunnlins extraordinary. About noon on lucsuay last, as inc iiuiuueju mnp Splendid, with passengers fur Now York, I'rinco's Dock, a flour barrel, supposed to contain bread, was brought alongside. Preparations wcro immediately mado for niittini' it on board, but bv some chanco or other the fastening slipped and down it went between tho vessel and tho quay. Ueforo it readied the water tho head sturled, uhcu tu tho astonishment of tho numerous bystondors, a living being, in the shape of n full grown "son of tho sod," dropped out- Assistance being at hand he was limned ntelv drawn to terra firmn without further dumugu tl'.u a gaud ducking uud the lost ol his bhuud, Thu poor fellow said that he had been confined in thu barrel fur about two hours and had given i ;.ovcieign all that ha possessed, to some person to smug gla him on board in the abovo manner, and thus evade paying tho regular passage money. Printers' Proverbs. Pay thou tho prin ter in tho day that thou nwest him, that the evil day may bo afar off, lest tho gond man of tho law scndctli thee thy oill: greeting. Remember him of tha quill, and tha dev ils around him, and when thou weddost thy daughter lo a man of her clibico send thou unto Ii i tu a bountiful sltco of tho bridal oaf. Dorrow not that for which thy neighbor hath paid, but go thou and buy for thyself ot him who hath to sell. Thau shalt not read thy neighbor's paper, nor molest him in tho peaceful possession of it lest thou stand condemnod in tho sight of him who drivoth tho quill, and thy char actor bo hawked about by poor children. Visit ti Constantinople and Athens, by Rev. Waller Colton. Wo have read with crcnt satisfaction this entertaining work by the author of "Ship and Shore." It is in tended as a continuation ot "bhip and Shoro." and will ba followed by a third vol umc devoted to tho author's visit to tho shores of Italy. The writer of those omus ng sketches has long been a wanderer over land and sea, and enjoyod such advantages as do not often fall to the lot of. literary mon, for studying "men and manners" in various quarters of tho globe. Theso he described with remarkable distinctness and spirit. Every variety of human being with whom he came in contact irom tno captain to the honest Jack, and from tha Sultan to the slave, have furnished a theme for his ncn. The satiric touches which run thru liis panes arc ziven in a pleasant and good humored spirit, with all mc cnarm and trrace, without tho sling of wit. His de scriptive sketches arc drawn with all tho truth and brilliancy which a pure and clas sic tasto and a highly poetical spirit can IL'IIUiUlllupwil. IHU ,win ,a biiHitii of tho most instructive and entertaining publications of the day, and deserves tu bo widely known. Bust. Atlas. A foreign correspondent of a New York York journal, says : The Dukes of Orleans and Nemours are proceeding on their journey through the Prussian territory and treated every where with the utmost respect by the authorities. Having reached Coblonlz, on the 7th, a guard of honor was immediately given them, and a military band expected to ser nadc under tlioir windows. It is said that the people sung the MursoilluUo hymn in their honor. On the tith thoy embarked for Cologne, in a stuami'r richly furnished and bearing the arms of France andPrussia, and passing before Ehrcnbreitstcin, they woro sulutcd by the cannon of the fortress. Great preparations had been made in Burliu for their reception ; the King carried thu courtesy so far ns to direct that tho bed in which Nupolcon laid. while in Bcrlin,should bo fitted out for tho Duka of Orleans. Two of tho King's aids de-camp and the French Envoy had eel nut, on tho 4th lo meet them. Similar prcparatiuns wore making at Vienna. Letters from that city, dated Uth inst.. represent tho inhabitants as being extremely anxious to sec tho two illustrious travellers. The politicians consider thi visit as a new guarantee of tho maiutcn ancc of peace throughout Europe. Oliluary. Ono of tho subscribers of the Penn Yann Democrat "was seized on Sun day evening with a violent fit of Emigration, which carried tho poor follow off long before (uu light." Of this untimoly departure, tho lacetious Democrat, who is "duel mourner," with an uir of melancholy, ob serves, it has left a void, our heart, which can only bo rilled by time, or a trail j mission through tbo United States Mail. Mowhawk Courier. Tho Now York Sun says there has boon scarcely "enough blue sky for tho fortnight past lo put a patch upon a Dutchman's breeches." Wo saw a slico yesterday largo enough to make two pair of brecchct, und leave a tolorablo strip of cabbago lutu the bargain. Boston Times. New Jersey Zinc. Tho Newark Daily Advcrtisor has an interesting article on this subject, derived from information common cated by Dr. Fowler, a member of Congress Irom thai btato. The greatest known dc posile of Red Oxyde of Zinc, and of tho richest quality exists at Sterling, in Sussex county. Thero is a mountain mass of it 200 feet high. Tho reduction of tho ore is now, after many unsuccessful experiments, successfully accomplished. Thirty tons of it woro recently sent to the furnaca in Washington City, and soma beautiful spu cimens of tho metal have been obtained from it. Mr. J. II. Hasslor, supcrintendant of the construction of standard weights and measures for the custom houses, has been cnablod to procuro for tho purpose, zinc of excellent quality from tho New Jersey ore. Uo has introduced tho process pursued in Switzerland, and thereby saves the more expensive mode hithorto in use iu our coun try.of extracting the metal from tho spuri oils compound of foreign zinc, imported un der the namo uf epeltcr. Our zinc is mat lcablo while tho spelter is not. Excellent brass is also mado of tho Now Jersey ore Professor Rogers, in n late report on the Geology of Now Jersey, says, "thu cuor motif quantities of it, and the facilities i would present to mining, uro calculated to invito intention nuu enterprise, so soon as its existence and value becomes more gcu erally known. Uivenwt and tuourccs v Ttxas.'VUe Charleston Patnot fuiniehuri thu following uxiiuct ui u letter containing nn account o tho ruicmiQ nnd resources ul . Tho Provincial Uovei iiincnt last Nov unde an caintc tf uugratitcd land.; ivlud amount to ono hundred and tiirty millions yet unsettled, and which belong lo that Government. Purls were estoblished at Galveston, Velasco. Mnttagorda, Sobaca, Unban nnd other places, sonic of which will admit vcssuls drawing 12 feet of water. Tho land is vary fertile, yielding two to two nnd a half bales of TJutton per acre ; tho sugar lands aro of superior quality.--Last year thu crop of colton amounted 16 sixty thousand bales, which brought half a. cent moro than any other cotton hi Now Orleans. This year two hundred thousand wns expected to havo been mado. Tim land Hyslcm is ncftrlv tho samo as it is it the United" Slates, which will boa great source t f revenue ; tho revenues and re sources this year were expected to have amounted to ono and a half million. Emi grants by a lata provision of tho Constitu tion aro untitled to 1700 acres of land pro vided they go thero by tho first of July next. The Maryland internal Improvement bih has passed the sonalo by a voto of It 16 2, and has become a law. The bill author izes tho following subscriptions : T tho Ualtimoro & Ohio rail road $3,000,006 " Chosapoako and Ohio canal 3,000,00( " Eastern Shoro rail road, 1,000,001) Anapnlis and Potomac canal, 500,000 " Maryland canal, 500,009 Total $0,000,000 Making eight millions of dollars, in ad dition to tho millions subscribed by tho city of Baltimore, to bo raised upon stock of tha state of Maryland and of tha city of Balti more. It is stipulated that on each of thu above subscriptions an interest of tit per cent, is to ho guranticd by tho companies: If tha profit uf the companies shall yield moro than six per cent., tho surplus on thu Bharcs owned by tho state, is to bo divided among the other stockholders. Sheep. A correspondent of llio Ton tiosoo Farmer has furnished tho editor with the lollowjng rccipic, which ho says ho knows from repeated experiments to bo "good for making strong wool and healthy sheep." Ii is easy, cheap and worthy of trial : When tho sheep is shorn, dip & cloth in soft soap and rub the sheep all over; then dip the cloth in warm water, and give tha sheep a complete lather, when you may let it go." Young Hyson in Ohio. Mr. John Platf; of Marietta, Ohio, advertises in a paper of liint place thai ho has succeeded in cultiva ting the genuine Tea Plant of China. lie has, hu Fays, raised the plant fur ten years past at Marietta, and after a t-crics uf ex pensive experiments has been fully success ful in discovering the art of drying and uianufacluriiii! tho leaves into tea ofu qual ity quiio equal lo imported Young Hyson. Uo otters gratuitously In luriusli seed ul iu last year's growth to any gentleman I'sirous ul pursuing tho cultivation. JV. I'. Con. & Lnq. Thf Rev. Dr. Si-nAGUE, of this city, we arc happy to perceive, arrived at IV. York yesterday, in the packet ohip Independence. Ur. b. Hailed in INovcmbcr last, and after passing thu winter in Franco and Italy mndu a brief visit to England and Scotland. His numerous mends will be gratified to earn that tho benefits anticipated from hit: lairopcan tour, upon Dr. Spraguc's health. has been fully realized. Albany Eo.Jour. Tho Boston Centincl of 1st inst. savd tho harbour nt that time was literally crowded with outward bound vessels. Be tween thirty nnd forty ships and brigs, and more than 100 schrs and sloops were ready for sea, and only waiting a wind. Somo of theso vessels hod been wind bound tcil days. D There is now a line of coast steamers: complete, from St. Augustine, in Florida, uu whole distance ol tho Amorican coast i) Eastport, and tbcuco to St. Johns. Now Brunswick. Tho only exception is tho short cut by railroad from Providunco tu Uustuii. Nearly 500 poor persons havo becii thrown out of employ in Albany iu conse quence of thu fire which consumed a num. berul lactones in that city. Fortunate liecovcni. Tho Upper Canadd stage which full through tho ico last winter near Cotcnu du hac, has been found, togeth er with all the baggage. In ono uf the trunks was -iuoui. belonging to the Mon treal City Bank. Cmi.i si'oii.t. As a gentle hint to oth ers similarly situated, we record the rcbuko of a visitor, to whom a mother expressed her apprehension that ho was disturbed by tho crying of a spoilt brat. "Not at all. madam," was thu reply; "I am ulways de lighted to hear such children cry." "In deed ! why so ?" Because iit well regula ted families they aro immediately sent out of the room." A letter from Egypt states thai the Pnsha has issued orders to pall down tho Pyramids of Geza, tu furnish simics for somo uf hij public works. Near una half uf thu persuns admitted inlo tlio Pennsylvania Huspitnl in I0J5, were foreiguurs. Tho wholo number was 1005, uf which thero Wcro -101 I'ureigncrs. New YuiiK. Wo learn from the Alba ny Daily Advertiser '.hat the whig conven tion held nt Uticn on Wednesday last noiu inated Jesse Hurt, E-q. for Governor, and Gamaliel 11. ISarslow, for Lieut. Governor. Both nominations were undo with oiiliro unanimity. Mr. Buel resides in Albany county, and was formally thu editor nid proprietor of the Argus. For tho last few years hu has devoted his attention to agriculture. Thu Whigs aio orgauiiing, with thu bosl spirit thiotighnut thu Statu In Rucheeter, on Monday last, they mot tho uneiuy nt the polls, and canted thoir tickets lot dim U r ofticetu in throo uut of fuc watdj. List year the tones triuiiirhti! id cveiy watu

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