Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 26, 1836, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 26, 1836 Page 1
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NOT THE GLOItV OF CiESAU; 11 U T THE WEtFAnE OF HOME. BY U.K. STACY. FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1836. VOL. X No. 479. THE AMERICAN BOY. Fnilier look up, an I fee tint flag, lloiv gracefully it flies ! Those prclly stripes lliey seem to bo A rainbow in llie ekiea." It if your country' I'll, my on, Anil proudly drinks the light. O'er ocean's wave In foreign climei A symbol of our might. '"Father uhil feaiful noljo is that, Like thundering of the cl mis 1 Why do the people wine their hats. And rush along in crowds .'" "it is the nole oT c.tnnimy. The shouts of the fi ee ; This is ii tl.iy to irrnmry dear 'Ti Freedom's Jubilee. "I wisli I wn now a man, I'd fire my cannon ton, And cheer as loudly as the rest Bui, father, why don't you 1" I'm Retting old and ue.ik but still Sly heart is big with joy ; Tie witnessed many n day like this, Shout you aloud, my boy. "Hurrah t for Freedom's Jubilee ! God bless our native Land ! And may 1 live to hold the sword Of Freed nn in my hand !' Well done my boy glow up and love 'I ho land that i;ave you birth ! A hornewlicie Freedom love'n to dwell, Is paradise on earth I From the Silk Culturist. BEET SUGAR. Though moat farmers arc slow to beiievo they can make as much sugar, and of as pood quality, from an acre of land in New England in beet, as a planter can from an acre in the West Indies in canu ; yet such is the fact, as established by the most accu rate experiments. In our last number we made copious exiracts from the correspon dence of Mr Peddcr, thu ngent of the Su par Beet Society of Philadelphia, showing its practicability in this country, and urging its introduction as a great national ulij.jct. We have since seen several specimens of tugar, manufactured by hitn and sent home (or exhibition, which will nut suffer in com parison with the best West India or New Orleans sugar in market. From the letters of Mr Pender, it may be inferred, that the process of extracting sugar from llie root is an expensive opera lion, requiring the aid of complex and cotly machinery, and an investment of capital be yontl the mcatisofordiiiary farmers; but such is neither the fact, nor the idea he means to communicate. It in true in the largo sugar ceiauiisiimenis) in r ranee, expensive tu.i. chincry and fixtures are employed, which doubtless facilitate their operation.), and yield a liberal return for the money invest ed in tlieir construction ; but they are not indispensable to the successful pursuit of the business, or even adapted lo llie cir cumslancca and wants of a farmer who merely manufactures his own sugar. Farm establishments arc already in profitable op ernlinn in France, and the Royal and Cut) tral Society of Agriculture have offered premiums for models of tho most simple and cheap machinery for the use of small farmers. A silver medal has been award cd lo M. Jean Joseph Leccrf of Valencien ncs, of the department ol the North. Tin gentleman is the farmer referred to by M Pcdder, as "a curious man residing in one of the back slrccls, who had made sugar with machinery of his own invention, and -almost bv the labor of his own hands The committee, in awarding the premt urn to M. Leccrf, thus speak of him and his factory : "A farmer on a small scale, (Jean Joscpli Leccrf.) of Onnoing, Aroiidisemetit of Valenciennes, deparl merit of thu Norlh has anticipated this appeal. In the build ingB of his farm he has established hid fac tory, which is composed of but two de pertinents ; one ot them seventeen leel squnrc, the other seven feel square, (Eng llsh.J tits machinery lor Inbriraliug is placed in the first apartment, and counts 1st, ol o rnsp turned with a crunk by band 2nd, ofa band press1, (both ol wood) 3d, l In cc small iron kettles, each one sufficient to contain twenty-five to thirty five gallons 5th, three fillcrcrs, of the eamo capacity as (he kettles. "In the other apartment sre two kettles of copper, nfobout the capacity of twenty gallons each one used for evaporation, the other lor crystallizing. In the same small apparttnent are ranged moulds fur the re ceplion ol I ho sugar. The price of all these fixtures or apparatus is not above one hundred and seventy five dollars. "Tin- manufacture of brown sugar at this establishment is fifty killngrotns, or one hundred and ten pounds of brown sugar per day. "M. Lfcerf, who possesses only the lit tie properly where his works are located, tie voles himself to it with the aid of his family alone ; and far from desiring to make a mystery of his instruments and I he process, he is eager to communicate them lo his countrymen. The sugar which comes from this factory has been, by one of the most celebrated refiners, M. Lebaudy, ac knowledged lo be of perfect quality." From the forjgoing it will bo ,cen that every farmer may, with trifling' expense, furnish himself wilh tho necessary machine ry for manufacturing his own sugar. But though it may be practicable, yet it may out be desirable, at present, for every far mer to attempt it. Thoro is some littlo expense attending the construction of su gar works, even on a small scale, which every fanner may not wish lo incur, and there is also a degree of skill which they may not be disposed to acquire until they havo more confidence in tho success and profit ofa new project. The best method, therefore, to introduce this new branch of business, is for companies to creel sugar works in towns, and villages, at convenient distances from each other, and purchaso of the farmers their crop of beets as they are gathered in the field. Most farmers will cultivate the root, if they are assured of a I market, when but few will attempt it, if they ore compelled to extract tho sugar themselves. A portion of most farms is adapted to the cultivation cf the sugar beet, though e jils ofthc greatest depth is more peculiarly 60. Sandy soils lormcu by alluvions and depositee of rivers are considered the most favorable, and we know ol no lands in the eastern and middle states, belter adapted to the culture of roots of all kinds than the alluvial meadows in the valley of the Con nccttcut. Many of thi varieties of the beet have been cultivated in great perfec lion, particularly in tho lown of Wethers held, whero the only dithcully experienced has been their growing too large tor culi nary purposes. With respect to the profit that may be made from an acre of good land devoted to the culture of the sugar beet, it may be stated without incuring tho charge of ex aggeration, or the hazzard ofconlradtclion, that it will not fall short of !50. But wi arc nut disposed to let our readers rest their faith ou mere assertion; but prefer giving them the data on which our opinion is based. These wo have from an intclli gent and scientific gentleman, 'vho has giv en the subject a thorough investigation, and who has also some practical knowledge in relation to it. He assumes as tho basis of his statement, the fact that 1000 bushels can bo raised on an acre, and in this he is corroborated by genl lemon who have cultivated the root. Sixteen hundred bosh els havo been raised on an acre; but it was an extraordinary crop- He next assumes that a bushel will weigh 60 pounds, and in this estimate he cannot bo materially mis taken. Numerous experiments have prov ed that the root yields 7 per Cent of sugar. 3 per cent of mallasscs, end 25 per cent of cako. (Jailing the sugar worth 7 cents pound, thu molasses 3 cents, which is con siderably below the market price, and the cake as much by the pound as tho beet, which is the tact , the account ol tho nro duct of an acre, 00,000, pounds will stand thus : 4200 lbs. Sugar at 7 da. g-294.00 11100 lbs. Molasses, nt 3 cts. 54,00 15,000 lbs. Cake, at 4 mills, 60,00 3108,00 Expense of cultivating the root and extracting the sugar, on.oo Nonprofit. CpOO.OO In ascertaining the nctt profit in the foregoing statement, it will bo seen we have (leducled 103, for the expense of uul tivoling the sugar. This is a very liberal allowance, and probably, Eotnelliitig like double the amount of the actual cost. Ot' the expense of cultivating the root every farmer can make accurate calculations lor lum-elf, and with regard to tho coat of manufacturing tho sugar, it will depend materially upun the cost of fuol consumed in the process of evaporation and machine ry and fixtures employed. In sections of tho country where fuel is scarce and con scqiicnlly high, it cannot exceed the deduc. t iuii we have made ; and in places whore it is procured at cheap rates it will fall much below our estimate. Wo have other statements of profit, which, together wilh the process of manu factoring, we intend to give hereafter, ond in tho mean lime would ask farmers to throw away one half of 1 lie nell profit in our statement, which will bring them to our starting point, gl50, and then look about and see if they can devote a portion of their land to a more profitable crop always excepting the culture ol silk. WHO IS THE FEDERALIST? oenerai jacuson has promulgated prin ciples, constructions and doctrines far be vnnd the must ultra and odious doctrines of the old Icderal school, and Van Huron has promised lo tread in his footsteps. General Harrison ha-i shown himself sincere, an unwavering lover of liberty, ond an ardent and eloquent advocate ol true republicanism, as his letter to Bolivar abundantly manifests. Who of the two is tho Federalist and who thu Democrat ? Harrison buckled on his sword, mounted his horse, and led his fellow citizens to battle and lo victory, in the war of ICI2, Mr. Vau Buren exerted the utmost of his skill, cunning and industry, to promnto the defeat of Jas. Madison's election to the Presidency. James Mud if on being the war candidate, opposed by llie iederal parlv. Who was the Democrat and who the Federalist then. William Henry Harrison or Martin Van Buren ? When the gallant hero of Tippecanoe and the Thames, was exposed to all the inclemencies of a most arduous campaign in a severe winter surrounded by a savage foe, sleeping on the baro earth, wilh scanty supplies of provisions cold, worn-out, and half starved constantly exposed to the ball, the bayonet and the tomahawk, yet cheerfully carrying no the war for his countrv. where was "tho favorite son" of New York? Loungeiug luxuriantly at Hull's trial. Picking his teeth with the air of an exquisite, or tapping his polished and lashionable boot with a dandy cane, or regaling his delicato nose with a soli perfumed cambric pocket-handkerchief. It might well have been one of these arduous and perilous occupations for he did little or nothing at the trial, in Ins capacity ascoun sul, although ho had the coolness to charge the government the modest sum of THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS, os a fee. and the diffidence lo packet that amount. Which of theso two men pruved himself tho best friend to his country at this lime The Democrat Harrison or the Federalist Van Buret) ? The Vico President of the United States having held many offices, and received lorge sums from tho Public Treasury, is supposed to bo worth half a million of dol lare. Ho lives in sumptuous style, ridos in a gorgeous equipage, and is surrounded with the luxuries and appliances of the opulent and the fashionable William Henry Harrison after bavin? long ond ably served his country is but a poor County Clerk. Out of countless sums of public money passing through his hands. not a dollar has stuck lo his pure palm, al. though if he had not been of tho most un. yielding integrity ho too might have been rich. Now ho subsists in honest mediocrity upon the labor of his own hands. Wlm or theso two is "tho Aristocrat" and who the Democrat without guile? Let tho Ballot boxes answer. From the Ilaveretriuv Times. WHY IS IT SO? Every foreigner in this country, who ha9 got charge of a press, is tho warm friend ol Martin Van Iiuren, and the bitter ene my of General Harrison. Denman, who was an officer in tho British army, and fought ogainsl America and liberly, at Quecnstnwn, now edits a Van Buren paper in New York, and by tho Van Buren cor poration of that city was made her printer. John Douglas, a loroigner, not yet nat uralized, prints a Van Baren paper at Brooklyn, and by tho corporation of that city, is made her printer. Whitney, who is an Englishman, and served in the British army in Montreal during the late war, is now a warm partizan of Van Buren, and by his influence, holds an important office in the American Treasury Department. Fanny Wright has just orrived from Eng land, and announced her intention of trav elling this country, and delivering oddres ses in favor of Van Buren, until after the election. Wo could mention several other instances whore foreigners have coma out for Van Buren, and in opposition lo Gener al Harrison. It is not strange that they should oppose General Harrison. They know hitn to be a brave, distinguished, ond successful American officer. They know that, like his lather before him, ho is the friend of freedom, and oquai rights, and the settled enemy of foreign dictation and Ltirnpcan tyranny. They know that some ut the bravest troops England has ever produced, yielded lo tho prowess of his arms; and that ha has led captive her bravest Officers. They know that in what ever situation he may be placed, whether the private citizen or tho President of trie people, his firm and unyielding democracy will compel him to oppose aristocracy in every shape to reject and discountenance foreign interference in our domestic affairs and to preserve and perpetuate our demo crane insiiiununs in ail llieir purity, ins not strange, then, that those who are hired by the enemies of freedom tonvcrthrow our government, should oppose General liar risen, lor in him they perceive the genius ol Irccdom exemplified, lint why do thev cling to Van Buren? Is it not because Ihoy know Von Iiuren to bo his own. ond not Ins country s tnendr Is it not because lliey know, t hat during the most trvttt" period of tho late war, Van Buren was out against it, and President Madison, and cor responding wiui iiutus iting. and llie other old federals? Is it not because his attempt to deprivo every man from voting, who had nut a landed l.cehold estate sitisfios them that he is not the friend of the people, and thai lie is anxious tho few should rule the many? Is it not becauso his declaration that "the farther power was removed from tho peoplo the belter," sulislies them that hois willing tho whole government should merge in one man, providing he can be the man; and that he would sink the liberties of the American people at once, providin" ho could advance lnnisill and family, by nie overthrow ol the government? It t; not that his letter to the Pope of Rome lias satisfied them that he will accent of foreign aid of any kind, to carry out his ends, put down tho American neonle. and make himself the dictator? Are not these the several considerations that urge for eigners lo ursaKc their country, come to America, abuse our bravest and best men and support the preposterous and absurd pretentions of Martin Van Buren? If this is not the case, wo ask any candid friend of this country , why is it that those per sons denounce our good and bravo men and applaud such as Martin Van Buren and Atnus Kendall? VISIT TO srARTFORD.ON.AVON, BY N. I". WILLIS. Oncof the first visits in the neighborhood was naturally tu Stratford on-Avon. It lay some ten miles south of us, and I drove down, with that distinguished literary irieud I have before mentioned, in the car riugo of our kind host, securing, by the presence of his servants and equipage, a degreeof respect and attention which would not have been accorded to us m our simple character of travellers. The prim mistress nf tho Red Lion, in her close black bonnet and widow's weeds, received us at tho door with a deeper courtesy than usual, and a smile of less wintry formality; and propo sing to dine at tho inn, and "suck tho brain" of the hostess mnro at our leisure, we 6iart ed immediately for the house of the wool comber the birth place of Shakspeare. Stratford should have been forbidden ground to builders, masons, shopkeepers, and generally to all people of thrift and whitewash. It is now rather a smart town, with gay calicoes, shawls of the last pat tern, hardware, and millinery, exhibited in all their splendor down the widened and newer streets ; and though hero anil there remains a glorious old gloomy and incon venient abode, which looks as if Shaks peare might havo taken shelter under its caves, the gayer features of the town have tho best of it, and II unit their gaudy and utircspcctetl newness in the very windows of lliat immortal birth place. I stepped in to a shop to inquire tho way to it. "Shiksper's 'ome, sir ? Yes, sir !" said a dapper clerk, with his hair astonished in to the most impossible directions by force of brushing; "keep to the right, sir! Skiksper lived in the white 'ouse, sir the 'ouse you see beyond, with tho windy swung up, air." A low old-fashioned house, with a win dow suspended on a hinge, newly while- washed and scrubbed, 6tood a little up the trect. A sign over tho door informed a in a inflated paragraph, that tho immortal Will bhakspeare was born under this roof and that an old woman within would show it to us for a consideration. It had been used until very lately, 1 had been told, for timelier a snop. A "garrulous old lady" mot us at tho bot tom nf tho narrow stair leading to tho se cond floor, and began not to say anything ol'Shak8penre but to slioiv us the names of Byron. Mooro, Rogers, etc., written a- mong thousands of others on tho wall! She had Worn out Shakspeare! Sho had told that 6to.ry till she was tired of it! or what perhaps is more probab e1 most non. pie who go there fall to rcatliag the names of tho Visiters so industriously, that she has grwn to think some of Shakspoare's pilgrii . tfcalcr lhan Shakspeare. " Was this o.d oaken chest hero in the days ofShokspearu, madam," I asked. Yes, sir," and hero's the nomo of Bvron here with a capital B. Here's a curiosity sir." " And this small wooden box ?" "Made of Shakspoare's mulberrv. sir. I had sicli a time about that box, sir. Two young gemmen were here the other day just run up while tho coach was changing horses to sec tho bouse. As soon as they were gone I misses the box. OfTscuds mv son to the Red Lion, and there they sat on uie lop looKing as innocent as may he. atop the coach," says mv son. 'What do you want." savs tho" driver. "Mv mother's mulberry box! Shakspoare's mulbory box! Ono of them ero young men's got it in his pocket." And true enough, sir, una on 'em had the imperence lo take it out of his pocket and flings it into my sons race; and you know tho coach never stops a mintt lor dolhing. sir, or he'd' smarted Tor it." Spirit of Shakspeare! dost thou not walk aon; in this humble chamber! Must ono's in in oft soul bo fretted and frighted always from its devotion by an abominable old woman .' Why should not such lucra tive occupations bo given in charity In the deaf and dumb? Tho pointing of a finger were enougn in such spots ol earth ! 1 sat down in despair to oi: over the book of visiters, trusting that sho would tiro ol my inattention. As it was of no use to point names to those who would not look, however, tho commenced a long sto ry of an American, who had lately taken the whim in Elccp in bhakpeare's birth chamber. Sho had shaken him down a bed on the floor, and ho passed the night there. It Beeuicd lo bother her why two thirds of her visiters should be Americans a cir cumstance that was abundantly proyed by the bJOris. It was only when I was in ihc street, that I began to realize that I had seen one of the most glorious altars of memory that deathless Will Shakspeare, tho mor tal who was, perhaps, (not lo speak pro fanely) next to his Maker, :n divine faculty nf creation, first saw tho light thro' the low lattice un which we turned back to louk. Tho singlo window of the room in which Scott died at Abbottsford, and this in the birth chamber ol Shakspeare, have seemed to me almost marked with the touch of the lire of these great souls for I ilnnk we have an instinct which tells us on the spot where migitty spirits havo coma or gone, that they came and went with liio light ol heaven. We walked down tho street to see the house where Shakspeare lived on his re turn to Strafford. It stands at the corner ofa lane not far from the church where he was buried, and is a newish, un Shakspear ian looking place no doubt if it be indeed the same house, most profanely and constd erably altered. The present proprietor or occupant of the houso or site, look upon himself some lime since the odium of cut ting down the famous mulberry tree plant ed by the poet s hand in the garden. I forgot to mention in tho beginning of these notes, that two or three miles before coining lo Strafford, wa passed through Shottery whero Anne Hathaway lived. A nephew of tho excellent baronet whose guests we were, occupies the houso. I looked up and down the green lanes about it, and glanced my eye round upon the lulls over which tho sun has continued to set and tho moon to ride in her love inspiring beauty ever since. There were doubtless outlines in the landscape which had been followed by ilia eye of Shakspeare, when cuning o trembling lover, to Shottery doubtless, teinls in the sky, smoke-wreath from tho old homesteads on tho hill-sides which are little altered now. How daring ly tho imagination plucks back the past in such places I How boldly we ask of fancy and probability the thousand questions we would put, it we might, in tho magic mirror of Agrippa ! Did that great mortal love timidly, like ourselves ? Was the passion alo outpouring of his heart simple, and suited to I ho humble condition of Anne Hathaway, or was it the first fiery coinage of Romeo and Othello ? Did she know the Immortal honor and light poured upon wo man by the love of genius ? Did she know how this common and oftencst terrestrial passion becomes fused in the poet's bosom with celestial fire, and in Us wondrous ele vation and purity, ascends lambcnlly and musically to the very stars ! Did she coy it with him ? Was she a woman to htin, as commoner mortals find woman capricious, tender, cruel, intoxicating, coldevery thing by changes impossible to calculate or foresee? Did he walk homo lo Strafford, sometimes, despairing in perfect sickheart- ndncss of her affection, and was ho re-called by a message or a lover's instinct lo find her weeping and passionately repent mil! How natural it is by such questions and speculations to betray our itinato desire to bring theinfty spirits of our common mould to our own inward level to reek analogies between our affections, passions, appetites, and theirs to wish thny might have been no more exalted, no more worthy of the adorable Ibvo of woman than ourselves ! The 6amu temper that prompts the deprc ciation, the envy, tho hatred exorcised to wards hitn in his lifetime, mingles not in considerably in tho researches so industri ously prosecuted after his death, into his youth and history. To he admired in (his world and much more to 'to beloved for higher qualities than his, en sures to genius not only to be persecuted in life, but to bo ferretted out wilh all his frailties and imperfections from tho grave. The church in which Shakspeare is bit ricd stands near llie banks of tho Avon, and is a mo9t picturesque and proper place ol repose for his ashes. An avenue of small trees and vines, ingeniously nverlacod ex tends from the street lo the principal door, and tho interior is broken up into that con fused and accidental medley of tombs, pews cross-light9 and pillars, for which the old churches of England are remarkable. The tomb, an efilgy ol the great poet, lie in nn inner chapel, and are as described in eve ry traveller's book. I will not take up room with the repetition. It gives ono an odd feeling to see the tomb of his wife and daughter beside him. One does not realize belore, that Shaks peare had wife, children, and kinsmen, like other men there were thoso who had n right to lie in the tomb; to whom he owed the charities nf lifo ; whom he may have benefited or offended ; who may have in fliienccd materially his destiny, or ho theirs; who were the inheritors of his household goods, his wardrobe, his books people who leaned on him on Shakspeare as a land holder, a renter ofa pew, a townsman, a relative ; in short, who had claims upon them, not for tho eternal homage due to celestial inspiration, but for the charity of shelter and bread had ho been poor, for kindness and ministry had he been sick; for burial and the tears of natural affeciinn when he died, tl is painful utid embarrass ing to tho mind to go to Stratford to reconcile the immortality and the incom prehensible power of genius like Shaks- peare's. with llie space, tenement and cir cumstance of a man ! The poet should be like the sea bird, seen only ou Ihe wing his birth, his slumber and his death mvs terious alike. I had stipulated with tho hostess that mv baggage should bo out into tho chamber occupied by Washington Irving. I was shown into it to dies for dinner a small neat room, a perfect specimen, in short, of an titiglisli bedroom, with snow white certains, n looking glass the sizu ot the face, a well polished grate rind poker, a well filled carpet and as much licrht as Heaven permits to ihe climate. Our dinner lor two persons was served in a neat parlor on the floor no En"li-h inn simple, neat and comfortuble, in the sense of that word unknown in other conn tries. There was jusi fire enough in the grate, just enough for two in the different dishcs--a servant who wasj'uii enough in the room, and just civil enough: in short it was. like every thing else in that country nf adaptation and fitness, just what was ordered and wanted, and no more. The evening turned out stormy, and the rain pattered merrily against Ihe windows The shutters were closed, thu fire blazed up with new brightness, the well filled waxlights were set on the table, and when the dishes were removed, wo replaced (he wino with a tea tray, and sent lor the host ess to gtvo us her cumpanv and a little gossip over our cups. Nothing could bo more nicely understood and defined, than tho manner of English hostesses generally in such situations, and of Mrs. Gardiner, particularly in this. Respectful without servility, perfectly sure of the propriety of her own manner and mode ot expre-sion yet preserving in every look and word the proper distinction be twecn herself and her guests she ensured from t lie ut that kindness and ease of com mimical ion which wou'd make a long eve. ning of social conversation pass not only without embarrassment on cither side, but with mutual pleasure and gratification. "I have brought up, mem," she said producing a well polished poker from under her black apron before she took the chair set for her al the table. "I have brought up a relic for you lo sec that no money would buv from rue. She turned it over in my hand, and I read on one of the black sides a the bottom "GEOFFnEV CnAYON's SCEPTnE." "Do yon remember Mr. Irving," asked my friend, "or have you supnnsed, since reading his sketch of Stratford-on-Avon that the gentleman in number three inii( be the person?" Tho hostess drew up her thin figure, and the expression of a person about to coin plimciit herself stole into the corners her mouth. "Why you see, mem. I am very much in (ho habit ot observing my guests, anil think 1 may say I knows a superior gentle man when I sees him. If you remember mem," (and she took down Irom ihcmanll piece, a much worn copy of the Sketch book) fieoffrey Crayon tells the r.irciitn stance ol my stepping in When it was get ting late, and asking il lie had rung knows it by that mem, and then the gentle man I meant was an American, and 1 think mem, besides," and sho hesitated a litllo as if she was about In odvance fomn on ginal and rather venturesome opinion think I can see that gentleman's l.keues all through his houk." A truer remark or a more jut criticism was perhaps never made on the ftketcl Book. We smiled, and Mrs. Gardiner proceeded : "I was in and oul of thn coffee room Ihe night hu arrived, mem, ond I sees directly by his modest ways ond his timid look that he was a gentlemon, nnd not tit company for other travellers. They wero all young men, sir, anJ business travellers, nud you I know, mrrn, ignorance takes the adfanlnt modest merit, ami after their dinner HipO wore very noisy an I rude. So I say to Sarah, tho chambnrninid, say I, that nicn gentleman can't gel near ihu'fire; and you go nnd light a fire in number three, and ho shall sit alone, ami it shan't cost him nnth ing. fir I likes Ihe looks on him Well, " cut, ho snmiipri pleased to bu nlone, and after tea, ho puts his legs over the grate, and there he sits with Ihe poker in hia hand till ten o'clock. The other travellers went to bod, and ot lal the house was ai still as midnight, all but a poke in Ihe grain now nnd then in number three, and every limn I heard it I jumped up ami lit a can dle fur I was getting very Repy, and t hoped he was gelling up to ring for a light Well, mem. I nodded and nodded, and still no ring at the bell. At last I say to Sarah, say I. go into number three and unset something for I ainsurelhat gonllemin has lanen nieen. J,i.' ma'am.' savs Sira i. 'I don't dare.' Well, then, say' I, I'll go. So I opens tho door, and I says, If you please, sir. did yon ring' little thinking that question would ever bo written down in such n beautiful hook, mom. He sat with his feet on the fender poking the fire, and a smile on his fuce, as if some pleasant thought was in his mind. No, Ma'am,' says he, 'I d,d not. I 6huts the door and sits down again, for t hadn't the heart to tell him it was late, for he xo'is a gentleman, not lo speth rudely, mom. Well, it was past twelve o'clock, when tho bell did ring. 'Thore,' say lo Sarah, "thank heaven he Ins done think ing and we can go to bed.' So he walk ed up stairs with his light, and tho next morning ho was up early and off to Ilia Shakspeare house, and he brings me. homo a box of tho mulberry tree, oni! asks mo tf I thought it was genuine, and said it was for his molher in America, And I loved him still more for that, anil I'm sum I prayed she might hvo to see him return." I believe sho did, Mr. Gardiner: but iw soon after did you set nsido Ihe noker." why, sir, you see there s a Mr Vincent that comes here sometimes, and he says to mo one d iv, 'So Mrs. Gardiner, ynti" are finely imuiurialued. Read that.' So tho miiuiit ( read it I remembered who it was and all about it, and I runs and gels tho number three poker, ond hicks it up safo nd sound, and by and by I sends it lo Brummagi'in, and has his name engraved nn it, and hero you seo it str, and I wuuldu't take no money for il." I had never the honor to meet or know Mr Irving, and I evidently lost ground with the hostess of the Rud Horse for thai mis fortune. I delighted, however, with the account which I had seen in a lalo news paper, of his having shot a buffalo in the prutries of the Weft, ami she soon court- led hcrsell out mid left mo lo the delightful ociety of the distinguished lady who had accompanied me. Among all my many in many lands, 1 rRiuembur nnnu moru intellectually pure and gratifying than this at Stratl'urd-on-Avoo. 'Mv hluen in the little bed consecrated by tho slum bers of the immortal Geoffrey, was sweet and light, and I write myt-cll his debtor for a large shore of tho pleasure which genius like his laW.-hcs upon the wotld. TllE MAN WOMAN AO A I N. This illllivill ual, whose curious history is detailed by her, was given lit Saturday's paper, wa brought up this day, it having been discov. ered lliat her Ma'ement from beginning tii end, was a complete tissue of falsehoods, and her second examination, which conclu ded with a still inore singular result, waa as follows: In answer tu the questions put her, she stuted that she was a native of Athurlon si root, Liverpool, and tut of Ireland ns she had previously asserted; that her father died thuro when she was very young, ond her mother marrying again, she was taken to a small town in Ayrshire, Scotland ; at twelve years of ago sho run awtty from her friends, put on a man's at. lire, assoint'il her father in law's n iine, George Mooro Wilson and proceeded to Glasgow ; she worked some years there in a cotton factory and paid her nildiees In young woman ol the name ol blizabctu Ciimmings, to w hoiu she was married on tho second of April Iflil, at I ho Bunny Church ; three days after, she, along with her spouse, sailed for America, landed at Quebec, nnd eventually settled nt a placo called New Limerick, in upper Canada ; after stnytog there six years, she removed lo Patterson. New Jersey, where she work ed in Ihc null belonging to the firm of CI irk (Si. Rohmsoil. subsequently sho s'ated sho had lived in New York, mid was working; latterly for Mr. Baron, fur cap manuljclu- rer, in Water street, near Hurling blip, Sho was remanded for further ex iiiiinalioii. Her wile, who was sent for by Mr. Luiuds, tho Magistrate, treated the affair with tho greatest nouch ilinico. The morriugo cer? nfieolo is in th'j hands of ihe court. .V. York paper. Execution oW'lliheau. By tho Paris pi pers of Saturday nnd Sunday, wo loam that llie trial of Alibenu took place on Fri day ami Saturday. Nothing transpired on ihe investigation to implicate nny oilier persons in his il. te.-tabln scheme; nor was any thing made known by llie trial with which the public is nut a'ready acquainted. He calmly throughout nilmilleil lint it was his design to kill the king, and lie a-cribed ins determination to the mmiier in which the government had, in his opinion, trodden down the liberties of France and suppress ed the insurrections. A gteat number of wi'nesses wcro ex amined, who in general spoke well of All beau in other transactions, giving him n character fur generous and honorable feel ing, which did not however, seem incom pantile with sometimes living on others. Ho evidently wished tn play tho hero, ho claimed a right lo kill the king bocauso llrntus slew Cacser. There does not seem to have been one extenuating circuin.lancfl brought in light Uy tho trial, and tho Court sentenced nun to be beheaded, and treated as a parricide.

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