Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, March 31, 1837, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated March 31, 1837 Page 2
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fr'roni llie New York Atnci A capital satire is conveyed in the annexed 'Flac. Ul,' sportive jet caustic, geulle, ju?l mill ailmti nbly ttll limed. HOMEOPATHY NO NOVELTY. "Wounds liy wider wound arc hr-iilcd, And pultons liy themselves cxpulleil." HUTtER. "The liuir ol'ii dog will ciirn hi him." Omi Proverb. Oil ! Hahnemann a r.louJ of duit In )liiic nrt thuii miring I An if ihy thriii ic were new That nil the vvorlJ is irai.liy. Ifhciglit'iiin Minploms of discasn He ineiins whirli will lenioVo it; Dncs nut oiir own wise Fiiruliy In cuiinlant practice prove !i? If the bc-si dose to cm e n man which make him sirkiY. Oh I what, ill. in our own VrandrcWt pill Can heal the patient quicker? If "like ruioi lilin" how fine a ch.itico Some le.ichers high in station In iiliyaicN pchoolsi now h.uu to heal The ignorance of (he nation ! ISut not in medicine iilnne Thy lieatment we're persuing 'Tis what we've lung, in politics, Andpiivnie life been doing Our Whigs, who, military Chief) Have iiUvayj dangerous icrkon'd; Would heal the errors of the first, ISy telling up a second. Our wise ndininislrnlion, Inn. When knotty cpistioiw hoiher, Still mend i he" ill one blunder bring ISy mulling on another. Our mobs, whene'er t lie staff nl' life Grown n-iiirn in in.iikct, seiite it; And e'en de.-trov the little left, In mder lu ilicte.e it. Oiir rich, whom otergrown estates Oppiess with riiie and trouble How do ihcyeaso them i.f their load They go lind make il double. Our widow, when divorce, nr death Their gulling ha'lrr looses, No salve like noose iioin that same coid Can find, lo toothu their buiiics. Whenever for nn unpaid coat I'ln! heai t less tailors sue one, Our bucks, if other measures tail Get measured for u new one. Our topers, who will drink, dcpite The temperance ciy of waniiii',', Assuage the pangs of punch m night By julips in the morning. Then keep your arts, jc foreign wits ! Nor hope for such we'll thank ye; We practice more than on can preach You cannot leach a Yankee. TMR. CALHOUN o?aint EXPUNGING In senate Jan. 13. ino gentleman from Virginia (Mr. jvivesj t-uys that the argument in favor of mis expunging resolution has not been an swered. Sir, there are some nnpsiinna plain that they cannot bo orgued. Nolhina can make them more plain : and this is one! No one, not blinded by party zeal, can possibly be insensible that the measure proposed is a violation of tho Constitution. The Constitution requires the Senate to Jeep a journal; this resolution goes to ex punge the journal. If von mav exnnno a pun, you may v.A,iunge tho whole ; and if ii is. expunged, How n n ;,.pt The Con stitution says tho journal shall be kept; this resolution says it shall bo destroyed Tt docs the very tftiriir which the Cnnstiiu tton declares thall not be dune. That is the argument, the whole argument. There is none other. Talk of precedence? and precedence drawn from a foreign country They don't apply. No, sir. This is to be done, not in consequence of argument, bin in spite of argument. I understand the case. I know perfectly well the gentlemen have no liberty to vote otherwise. They are coerced by an exterior power. They try, indeed, to comfort their conscience by faying that it is the will of the People, and the voice of the People. It. is no such thing. Wo all know how tlicc legislative returns have been obtained. It is by die Hon from the While Houre. Tho Presi dent himself, with that vast, mass of patro noge which ho wield, ond the thousand expectations he is .able to hold up, has ob tained these votes of the Stale Legisla tures, ono tins forsooth h said to be the voice of i ho People. Tho voice of the leople Sir, ca vve frirct the scene which was exhibited m Uih chamber when That expunging resolution was firsf intro- iucou m-rc? Have wo forgotten the uni vri giving way of conscience, so that ne Senator from Missouri was left alone? I sec before mo Senators who could not swallow that resolution; and has its na ture changed since then? Is it any more constitutional now than it was then? Not at all. JJut Executive power has i'nterpo fed. 1 nlk to me of tho voice of the Peo ple? No, sir. It is tho combination of patronage ond power to coerce this body into a gross and palpable violation of the Constitution. Some individuals, I per ceive, think to escape through the parttcu- .w,u, i which in is aei is lo bo porpe tratt'd. They tell us that. ih, rninnh hey tell us that the resolution on your records is not to bo cxpunod, but is only to he endorsed "Expunged?" He ally, sir, I do not know how to amue ngiiinst such contemptible sophistry. The occasion is too 6tilemn for an argument of this sort. Vou ore going to violate tho Constitution, and you get rid of the infa my by a falsehood. You yourselves say that the resolution is expunged by ynur or. der. Yet you say it tu nut expunged. You put your act in express words. You .record it, and then turn round and deny it. mil wtmt is the motive? Wlial is the pretCJIt for this onorinilu? Wlitt ..nil men tell us the Senate' lies two distinct onscicnceoa legislative conscience, and ii umiciai conscience. As a legislative body, wo have decided that the President iinbvioiateo mo constitution. But gen .lumen .en us tnai mis .a on impeachable ofluncc, and, as wo may be called to try il in uur juuiciai capacity, wo have no riht to express the opinion. I need not show now inconsistent such nmiiiinn the etornal, imprescriptible right of free dom ot speech, and how uttorlv tent it is with nreced history of our British same liberty of speech has for centuriow oi-eii enjoyed. Tfioro is a shorter and .-noro airect argument in reply. Gentle ffiien who take that position cannot, accor dinn- to their own showing, volo for this i resolution; for, if it is unconstitutional lor ns to record ti resolution of condatnnatinn, because wo may afterwards be called to try the case- in u judicial capacity, Ihi'n it is equally unconstitutional for tin lo record a resolution of acquittal. If il is unemt stitulional I'or tin; Senate to declare before a trial (hat the ('resident has violated the Constitution, ii is equally unconsttlulional to declare before n trial Hint be has not vio Inlcd the Constitution. The same ptinci plo is involved in both. Yet, in the very face of this principle, gentlemen are here going to condemn their own net. But why do I waste mv breath ? I know it. is all utterly vain. Tito day is cone; night approaches, and night is suitable to the dark deed wo meditate. There is a sort of destiny in this thing. The act must be performed; and it is an act which will loll on tho political History 01 tins country forever. Other preceding viola tions of the Constitution (and they hnvo been tnanv and great) filled tny bosom with moigiiaiioo, inn una mis n. "my ' Others were done in the heat of party. Power wns, as it were, compelled to sup port itself by seizing upon now instruments of influence and patronage; nnd there were ambitious and able men to direct the process, sncii was inc removal 01 uie uc positcs, which the President seized upon ny a now and unprecedented act of arbitrary power; an net which gave him ample means of rewarding friends and punishing enemies. Something may, perhaps, bo pardoned to him'in this mailer, on tho old apology of tyrants I he plea of necessity. Hut here there can bo no such apology. Hero no necessity can so much ns bo pre tended. This act originates tn pure, un mixed, personal idolatry. It is t he melon, cholly evidence of a broken spirit ready lo bow at the feet of power. The former act was such an one ns might, have been per. pctrated in the days of Pompey or Conor ; but nn net like this could never have been consuinatod by a Roman Senate until the times of Caligula anil Nero. FOREIGN I T E M S. OniGINAMTV AND SlMI'MCITV. An od dress from the commune of Erguc Gabc rie, near Quimper, to tho King, composed in tho dialect of Brittany : "To Mr Louis Philippe, King of the' French the Council of parish of Erguu Guberio. Mr King The yoar-1030, has been truly unfortunate for us. 1. It was with the greatest grief that wo learnod that you had three times escaped being killed. 2. The wind on the second day of he month of February alo blew down tho tower of our parish church. But. by the grace of God, you have escaped from all these dangers ; and we also hope, through the charity of good people, to be able to repair our church and tower. Let us also hope that in limes lo come, no per son will be found sufficiently wicked to make a mark of the life of a Kuif, who causes tho hnppineo.i of France. Your bumble servants from tho middle of our hearts, and your friends will respect. "Ergue Gaberie. Jan. 10, 133G." Povhrtv and Ignohance. A report wnn Intrsly mode lo the London Central So cietv for education, from a committee an pointed to inquire to tho slate of'educaiion in some of tho districts in that great Me tropolis. It appears from this report, that in the very poor district of Mary-la-Bono, out of 1,575 children belonging to 570 families, only 510 go to school, the re mainder being destitute of the means of instruction. Out. oft ho whole il was found that there went but 717 who could cither read or write, the remaining 72!i bcinjr en tirely uneducated. Of tho abuvo 570 fain. dies, thoru were 321 who inhabited one room each. DnEAin'or, Loss of Lifk. Extract of a letter from Liverpool; "Tho winter has been unhappily very prolific in shipwreck nucnoeo, in many instances, Willi great lo of life. Pwo other vessels from this port to Now York, have been lost ere they cleared the Irish coa.-t. One of those ca lamines, R is believed, has been nllended with a mortality quite as awful as ony which occurred in the case of iho reeent New York chipwrecks. The Jane & Mar garet. for New York, bavins on hoard about two hundred steerauo passengers, besides several cabin pa-sengors, including ladies, left Liverpool on tho 5th inst., February. sun was a stout vessel, built in British A- merica, nnd considered in everv respect a very desirable conveyance. Portions of tho wreck have been picked up nnd inden ttfied as belonging toiho unfortunate ves sol ; and it is to be feared that of tho whole passengers and crow winch left Livernool in uuaru ot tier only a tew nays previous, not one has boon left to record the historv of l Heir sulterings. SiNOur.An OASF.. Tho criminal court, at Madrid was lately occupied with the follow- nig curious case : 1 he benhora Mondcz 17 years of age, had married a rich old merchant, I he relations of the husband having observed with secret dissatisfaction that the y oung wife would soon become a mother, ciii'leavored to excite jealousy in the mind of I'hu old man, and, finding their attempts una vailing, resorted to a scheme for causing tho ucatn ot llie otlspniirr. r this purpose they' administered somo drugs to a large black cat, in order to drive u mad, and bribed .tho lemale attendant of the Scnhora to inlr oduco the animal into the chamber of her m istress when 6ho was asleep. This was done, and the animal beginning to utter drcfidful cries, awoke the lady, who, laiicving herself visited by u ghost, jumped nut of bed, but before she could take refuge in the adj oining chamber ol her husband was bitten by the intimated cat. Her cries brought several parties to her assistance, and tho wicked intentions of the relations were frustrated b' the skill and attention of a young medical mun, who resided in the house. All the diune.stics were arrested, when tho feinmodo chnmbro on being closely examined by the AlcaJe conlesscd her share in the plot, and unpen died her accomplices, who proved In bo female cousin and two nephews of ttio old merchant. Tho four culprits wero each sentenced to ton yoars' imprisonment. Tho corpso of General Minu was buried in full uniform and glass eyes wero tnsor- jieu in uio natural sockets to givo an op I pearancc of life. DOMESTIC. Si'niNcrtf.t.n, III, March 2. Tho Legislature on tho 28th ult. by a majority of 10 in joint ballot, permanently established tho seat of Government at this place. Tho contest was spirited. It was given us on condition of our paying $50,000 for tho erection of tho public buildings. This amount id already partially, and soon will be entirely made up. THE LATE STAGE ACCIDENT. Mn, Eimtoh: As thorn are various sto, rica nfinat in regard to the disstressing Rtago accident which happened on the mor ning of thn I4th inst. while crossing "Cold River." and ninny of them aro very wide from tho truth, I take the liberty lo givo below a simple statement of facts, which you are at liberty to publish if you deem proper. I left Walpolo, N. II. on the morning aforesaid in company with four passengers, three Indies and one gentleman. The la dies, with myself, were seated in 'ho in side of the stage ; the gentleman took bis seal on the outside with tho driver. The names of the ladies were, Mrs Dinham, Mrs Cliesley nnd Miss Tnskot. Tin Itul latid stage and an 'extra,' followed in our rear. When we cau:c to Cold River, the driver drew up. and proceeded on to the bridge at a slow walk. At this time the ice in Cold River appeared broken, and was moving down stream very gently, or without any apparent commotion. The si ream, however, appeared much swollen. When wo wore part of the way across the bridge, il fell about ten feet, and so nearly all together that the stage kept its erect position until wo began tn move downward; but immediately the stage rol- led up stream upon its side. As the 6tago rolled, Mrs Chcsly and Mis9 Tasket fell partly through tho lower side, and were nearly under water. With great exer tions I drew them up, and all of us stood with our heads out at the upper side ot the stage. In this situation wo were borne rapidly down tho stream. I saw the dri ver and the outside passenger on the oppo- ite 6boro, having escaped by way of the horses nnd floating bridge. Tho water in the Connecticut had not risen; in ennse qiieucc of which, the ncumulalcd water in Cold River caused quite a fall, as it enter cd tho Connecticut. When we arrived at thisft, the stage rolled, and it was with great exertions that we could keep above the water and ice. I succeeded in getting on top of the singe and ennght hold of Mrs Dunham, she being nearest lo me. At this instant, tho stage, being driven with tremendous force, 6truck the ice in the Connecticut, at the same time the ice from Cold River stove it to atoms. Mrs D. and myself were thrown upon the loose ice. she being enclosed to her middle, and also one of my feet, was fast in the ice. The oilier two ladies bad disappeared, and I never hbw I hem more ! The only words spoken by MrsD. wore "Do pull me out !" with an earnestness and manner- I never shall forget. I made many attempts to extricate her from her horrible situation; but all in vain. Al every movement of the toe, she was drawn still lower down, till nothing remained above but her head and one nrtn. I ilium sue niusi nave Deen crushed instantly by the ice, as she died apparently without a struggle. I remain etl by her till life had become extinct. we were at ibis time about three fourths of tho way across Connecticut River. - Knowing I could render her no further as siftance, I then sought my own safety by making mv way, as best I could, to the Vermont shore, which was accoinplishi'd with no small (litiictiltv, as tno uroitun ice tumbled and rolled, while the water sur ged most fearfully. I would hero remark that report says 'I kept my trunk under m arm during tho whole of this fearful scene , and that 'had I thrown nwav mv trunk, I might havosa vod some of the lives of my unfortunate companions!' 1 ins report is ungenerous ns it is fal-e. I did not have mv trunk, net ther did 1 think of it, till alter I left Mrs D. I however found it on my way to the Vermont short-. I walked to Bellows i-nll in a very exhausted state, where I received from Mr Nail that kindness nnd attention which will ever ha romnmborod with grati tude. CI1I P.MAN SWAIN. Putney, March 21, 1037. Report says that 'just before we came upon the bridge, tho driver was warned lo stop; nnd that ho did stop his team about one minute.' I Ins is not true as to his stopping. the stage mosl assuredly did not stop. Whether the driver was "warned" or not, is beyond my knowledge. I certain ly heard no one call. 1 think there can be no blame attached to the driver whatever. Baltic of the Fur Trader with the Indinut near Ilia Rocky Mountain. Tlic Jonesbor ough (Toon.) Sentinel of March 0 contains an interesting narrative from Mr. Stephen II 1 4. MeeU, now in that town, ond who has been for Iho lust 3 or 4 years a member of a Fur Company. The coinoanv last iimmcr left Rio del Norte July. 20, for Montrns, in California. On Sept. 9 ihey were surrounded, and shot at by a party of .!. !...,. I. .,.! U...l. i.i: ...i. iiiu iiuiiuii nun kJiiuitu uiuiiiiia, urincu Willi arrows. The return fire from tho dcadlv rifles of the hunters told a dismal tale, anil the Indians, astounded, fell back with tlioir rudo bows and arrows, wero found power less weapons. Tho mules were then re packed, and the course resumed over the interminable prairies. Fivo of the hunters in this skirmish wcra wounded, and one (Mr. Win. Small) was shot dead by the ar row of a chief, who, soon after was brought down Tho Indian loss was 27 found dead; tho wounded probably twice the number. On tho IGth, about 150 ofthesamo tribes hung on the company's flanks, and becon to seat thcmiolves down in rings ond smoke their pipes. At this moment. 30 of tho mountaineers rodo up In within 40 steps of uio savages ami uiscnargcu upon lliem their rifles with delibcroto uim. Tho Indians scattered like patridges, from the hawk, lenving 10 dead and 5 prisoners, which lat ter, after being severely whipped, were 60t at liberty. Traveled now 4 days across the Salt plains, when thoy struck the Californ inn Mountains, crossing which took 15 days, and in 14 days more, thoy reached tho two Lanes; now ecarco of food, and I killed a horse, and subsisting on tho same) It days, came tu llie Spanish settlements Hern procuring provisions, thoy proceeded to Motilras, whore they spent tho winter agreeably in balls and parties given by tho Spanish ladies. On April 1st, left, and in 10 days, struck tho snow bank on the south side of flic Salt or Coliforna mountain. The company now had 100 horses, 00 mules, 25 head of call !c. Before reaching the plains on the north side of tho mountain, they had lo leave 30 horses, 9 mules, and all the cat tle in flic snow, which was six foot, deep. In the fore part of May, reached St. Mary's river on iho 4th July, 1030, Q,ucpow or Bear river, and thence proceeded to St. Louis, Mo., with their furs. Mau, Ron it erV. The Philadelphia Ga zette says that the mails from Louisville, Ky, for Philadelphia, and all towns to the eastward, dated on tho 3d inst, havo nil been plundered ; the letters broken open, and such of their contents as consisted in money, abstracted. Many mutilated letters have been round in the hold of the steamer Benjamin Franklin, running from Louis ville to Cincinnati, the mala of which crafi has been orrested, and upon whoso person gl200 were found. Tho mail between those Iwo places met with a similar fate. A large package of the torn letters has roach cd the Philadelphia office, from the Post mostor at Cincinnati. Tho robber's name is Alfred Craig, and ho is now imprisoned in that city. Shocking. Two children, daughters of poor and destitute parents, the ono 7, and the other 10 years of age, died suddenly at Tonnion last week, from eating the root of the Cicuta, or hemlock. The children were employed in the calico factory, and the Taunton Whig says, the root is found on tho road, which the children travelled to and from their homo, where they undoubt edly obtained it to satisfy the cravings of hunger. On a post mortem examination ot llie bodies, tho stomachs were lound lo contain little food, but wero principally filled with hemlock root and lemon peel Western Wonders. A friend showed us a more than common curiosity, being no less than a sketch ofan ancient city, the remains of which have been discovered year past, in the fertile and flourishing tcr ritory of Wisconsin on the west branch of Rock or Crawfish river. The brick walls of this metropolis, thu3 accidentally I rescued from the mists and mould of the past, are between four and five feet high. At their base, they are nearly twelve feel in thickness. Al regular intervals of five rods, massive buttresses support these ram. parts, which circummurcd a city of nearly three miles, in an irregular oblong square. I ho remains of five large buildings are en closed within tins space, and nearly 50 oth ers of smaller size, may there be found. The walls, as defined in the unpretending sketch to which wo allude, are in length on tho north, ono hundred rods; on the east, fifty-five ; on the west, forty-five. Tho remaining boundary has not been ac curately traced. From on inscription on a rude portal of the city, it was lound, that its name was Aztalan. Now who lifted these walls, and estab lished the gates of this forest city; and when? Wero Ihey reared before success ive springs had brought up tho wilderness to its full stature? These are points on which conjecture alone can play the umpire. Was the region ot Wisconsin, in other days, some gniuen llispaniola, pregnant with mines like those which the immortal Co lumbus encountered, and which led him to believe that he had verily discovered the Ophir of yore, and th& ruins of refining fur naces of Hebraic construction? Who can tell? What sort of city was this Aztalan? Phil. Gaz. An imtnence hog is being exhibited at Middletown, Butler co. Ohio. The exhib itor thus describes him: "The Hognuck-cye" was pigged on tho Mill March 1034; is four feel two and half inches high ; measures eight feet and a found inches round the waist ; nine feel one and three fourth inches from snout to tail (the latter is very short and curls !)and weighs filteen hundred pounds! IIvdrophobia. Il is asserted by a cent Foreign Journal, that it has been clearly ncoitained by tho ablest veterina ry practitioners and physicians on the con tinent, Uni, out of 100 cases of reputed hydrophobia, scarcely one is a true case, the rest belonging too malady by no tticnns dangerous or contagious. Tho alarm which causes people hastily lo destroy, in- steod of lyiog the dog intectcd up, to certain the re-uli. has hitherto prevented the real nature of the cases from being known- Fear and incautious reports, have also much contributed lo spread tho dis ease, by moans of the powerful operation of the mind over tho body. In certain states in Germany newspapers aro forbid lo report cases of canine madness, and other violent diseases, on this account It is known that in Prussia a false cry of "mad dog" is often set up by magistrates in tho game cuuntries, in order to induce the poor to destroy their dogs. Tho same thinglsdone in England. Launch Extraordinary. Jl ship from the country A correspondent of the Ells worth (Me.) Radical, under date ofBluclnll, March I7th,l037, gives an interesting ac count of the launching of a vessel, as fol lows ; On Wednesdny ol lasl week, tho Olh inst. we witnessed with considerable interest, what seldom occurs in this country on dry land. A vessel of 72 tons burthen, built by a number of the farmers of this town, at Iho distanco of thrco and a half miles from suit water, was moved by tho power of men and oxen into her destined ele ment. Al tho time appointed, about 60 yoke of oxen and from 400 to 500 men and boys appeared on tho spot. Tho vessel was placed upon a sled mado for the purpose, about 30 feet in length, and 0 feel in breath To this sled tho oxen were attached by means of chain cables, and arranged in two division so as to draw side by side. Two hawsers wore attached to tho quar ters of tho vessel, one nn either side. By these a crowd of men drew with no liltlo power, either forward or aft, as their pow er needed to aid tho oxen in going' ahead, or lo nullify (heir power in descending hillB. Two ropes wore also attached to the bowsprit, by meons of which 20 or 30 men on cacti siue, guiueu nor wun oust.-. At a little past 9 o'clock A. M., nil was ready, and tho word given to proceed. Somo little difficulty occurred at tho outset but soon all was in order, and moving for wnnl with rrroat rcmilaritv and ease. In descending somo of tho sharpest hills, it was deemed expedient to piaco a pari ot tho team in tho rear to prevent too rapid a descent, so that for the greater part of the distanco sho was drawn by 30 yokes of oxen, together with the aid afforded by tho men. The whole dined on the road, and the oxen wore baited which necessari ly took up considerable time; but still in six hours from the first move, Bhe was safely landed on tho ico somo distanco from tho warl. Wot the slightest acciuuni nccured, nor the least disorder witnessed during the day. To these who never wilnssed tho like, the sight must have been ono of no ordina ry interest In sec a vessel of such size and weight, proceeded by a team so long, ac companied by such a crowd of men, and all in perfect order moving slowly forward with majesty and cose, traversing hills and valliC9, pessing through woodlands and open plains plunging through snow drifts, and skating towards the sea, had, indeed, quite an air of tho sublime. It is proper to remark thai this vessel has been built and hauled, without the nid (or to spenk more accurately) without the hindrance of spirits. This accounts for tho perfect order which prevailed at the hauling, and the safety and despatch with which it was accomplished. Plot and Counter Plot. A rather singular scene was developed yesterday afternoon, at No ICG Varick street, which thus aose. In tho proceedings, which were sometime since commenced by Mad ame Jumel against the late Colonel Burr, for a divorco, it will be recollected that tho colored girl, Mary Johnson, proved crimi nal intercourse to have existed between the Colonel and a Mrs Jane Macmannus, who resides at No 59 Courtland street. Mrs Macmannus now appears to bo in a similar dilemma with a Mr Cox, who, along with his wife nnd daughter, a very pretty young lady, named Maria Aircy, have been residing at Mrs Macmannus's during the past winter. Mrs Esther Cox, it would seem, mado some uiscovcrtcs ot ner nils- band's infidelity, & about a week since left Mrs Macmannus's apartments, nnu remo ved with her daughter to Varick street, where she instantly employed professional aid, and commenced proceedings for a di vorce- The conv of the bill in that suit, is said to havo been tervedl on Mr. Cox f who still lives in Courtlandt 9treet) yes terday morning, and by miu oav mrs mac- monnus hod obtained a search warrant against Mrs Cox and her daughter, which was placed in the hands ot Welsh, the olh cer. to execute. On proceeding to the In dies' lodging, accompanied by Mrs Mac mannus. Welsh set about making a regu lar search of nil their stock, and could on ly discover two or three small pieces of linen, worth about half a dollar, which the complainant would venture to swear be longed to her. The recriminations which passed be tween those ladios can be better imagined than described. Suffice it to say, Welsh had almoit more than one mans's work to do to keep them qniet the epithets be tween them being bv no means of the most respectful character, and each avowing to the other their dctcrminotion to put the other into the Slate Prison, if possible. Welsh escorted the fair dames to the Po lice office in a carriage, in a truly gallant manner, where thev wero disposed of by Justice Hopson, who held them to bail. On Saturday Cox, Iho husband, was him' self arrested on a bench warrant. Il op pears that Cox had succeeded in obtaining great sums ol money from a Mr Lawrence, No 332, Grand street, by representing himself as the owner of 3000 acres ot val nable land nt Burlington, Vermont, and leaving the deed as security. It was how ever, discovered that the deed was a base forgery, and that the accused had no laud whatever. He was subsequently arrested lor having obtained money under false nre tences. He was liberated on giving boil to nnswnr the charge, in the sum of 3000. J. i. Jranscnpl. OLD TIMES. A correspondent of the Plymouth (Mass) Memorial, has been for somo lime instruct ing and amusing the readers of that inter esting paper, with anecdotes and reininis cencesofthe Revolutionary War, part of which appear for iho fiirst time in print We take tho following as a good sample of field addresses ; "The revolutionary war furnishes a va rioty of incidents some very amusing and some very interesting. 1 ho following is a very singular ono. Capt. liemamin Law ronco who had the command of a company of minute men in Freetown, on hearing of the nffiir at Lexington, ordered his ser geants to muster the company and have them meet him at tho alarm post to proceed to Roxbnry. They accordingly met him there, prepared for the march, having thei distinguishing liberty caps on with this mot to, "Liberty or death'." The company was properlv paraded, and previous to their march he mado the following address them. Fellow Soldiers! We aro now going to hazard our lives in the high places of the field of battle in defence of all that is near and dear lo us. Tyranny has fixed his iron grasp on us, and we must either conquer or livo and die slaves ! It is truo wo have got to contend with a nation long famed in arms. Their troops have long reaped tho laurels of the field; and their fleets have, in triumph wafted their thunder to iho most remot margin of tho ocean and and the most potent nations have been by them made lo tremble to tho centre! But no matter for that. Heaven on our side and I have wished, ever since I havo been big enough to wish, that whenever I died that I might fall in thoew of haute; men 1 know that I should riae ine aouai oare backed. A. II. Conundrum. What caused the sudden downfall of the Messrs. Josephs' Bank Becntuo it had its foundation upon shavings Jf. Y, Uatette. Cheap Travelling. A friend has gif oD us his bill at a tavern in the western part of Wisconsin. It reads thus j Mr. to Dr To 2suppors,2 lodgings, 2 breakfasts. 3 pecks of oats, go 00 "What," said out friend," only six doU lars?" 3 "Oh," replied the landlord, "as we had no hay for your horse, and as you slept in tho bed of our blacktnan, who has gone to buy some dogs of the Indians, I have been rather moderate, and hope you will say a word in our favor when you get in the vW cinity of tho newspapers." "You av' Kick my Duo." As I passed down Broadway my dog--as I thought, but alos! it was another's rushed between my legs, ami nearly tripped me up. Al though naturally, or rather commonly, a good natured man, I was not at that pre. uise moment in my smoothest mood. The current of my mind had been agitated by more than circumstances that day, and the little dog rendered me absolutely angry. With an exclamation of wrath, I gave this member of tho canine raco a kick, which sent him howling to the opposite side of the street. "Sare," said n tall swarthy, Frenchified, ferocious looking personoge, bowing until his mostachios brushed my nose, "You nv,' kick my dog What for you av' done dis for eh?" "My dear sir," exclaimed I, terribly composed, "I beg ten thousand pardons, I really thought it was my own dog." "Ah you fought it was your dog, eh? No sare it is my leetle dog datyouov' kick?" "Sir, lam extremely sory, I mistook him for my own dog, at tho time." "By Gar, dey is not resem blance dero i do ono dog is of de while. and de oder dog is of de block color. Be- ides, Sare, de ono av' cot de cer ver' wido and de oiler ver' short; do onu av' got do tail ver much, an do odor av' lose ho tail ver much!" "But Sir I am near sighted; my eyes are impaired; I could not distin guish between the dogs." The foreigner ooked in my face for a moment, but per ceiving nothing but truth, his countenance become calm, and comparatively pleasant.. "You ev' don, Monsieur, de vision not very far, ch?" I assented. "Ah! den dot is all de apology which I demand;" and with a graceful adieu, lie passed on. FRIDAY MORN ING, MARCH 31. The Texan War. By the last advices from Mexico wc learn that Santa Anna had arrived at Vera Cruz, where iie was ro- cieved without enthusiasm, and that he had retired to his estate under a sort of disgrace until such timo as he can clear up his con. duct in Texas, and give a satisfactory ac count of his proceedings subsequent to the battle of St Jacinto. All the hopes therefore which were founded upon his influence, all the promi ses of a speedy settlement of Texan inde pendence, ventured upon the strength of erlain supposed secret arrongemcnts be tween General Houston, General Jackson and General Santa Anna, arc now at an end. Tho Mexican people, nolwihsian- ding nil the contempt so commonly cast upon them, seem less under the influence of military heroes, than their neighbors of Texas, and the United Stales. General Houston has his own way in Texas, in spite of the congress and cabinet ; General Jackson has done pretty much as he pleased without asking leave of any body ; but General Santa Anna has been obliged to retire to his estate, and sink into the ob- curity of a private citizen. France. The packet ship Utica arriv ed at New York, from Havre do Grace on Friday. It will bo seen that Louis Phil, lippe has once more had the good fortune lo escape the deadly machinatinns ofan as sassin. The King is said lo be very unea sy at the determined persevcranco with which his life is Bought. Paris, Feb. 23d. Another attempt against the King's life has been most for tunately prevented by the police. An indi vidual Champion, a common journeyman engine maker, had partly executed an in fernal machine on the plan of that of Fies- chi, but more scientifically arranged, when ho wys ilenounbed by his mistress and ar rested by the police. Champion confessed his intentention, expressed with great sang, frnid the manner in which he contemplated tho execution of his miiderotis project, in' dulgcd in a strain of the most violent im precations against Louis Phillippe, and ex pressed regret at not having effected his purpose. Ho was committed to prison on Sunday morning, and given in charge to a special keeper; at G o'clock in the evening, he was no more. His guard having left his cell for only a few minutes, Champion hung himself with his cravat from ono of tho iron bars of tho window, and the goaler on his return found him lifeless. Champion thus settled his account with justice in a most summory manner, but prepared a good deal of trouble fur his friends, for having said, in the course of his interrogatories, that his death would bo avenged, the police lias set about apprehending all thoso with whom he lived on terms of intimacy, who, whether innocent or guilty, aro sure of re. rnaining two or three months in prison, and after their liberation, of being the object of the most teasing surveillance. Very Latf. From MEXico.-Intelligcnco from this country has al length boen reccir. ed by the arrival at New Orleans, on the 12th inst., of tho schooner Creole, in aix days from Tampico. 1 We learn by her that a fleet comietiog

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