Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, April 26, 1852, Image 1

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NO 11
In 1775, General Grant, a member in
Parliament, proposed asking the King to
give him five regiments for the American
service, to enable him to march from one
end of the continent to the other. This
boasting found favor with the Ministry,
and met the general sentiments of the
people. Under this influence, Burgoyne
was furnished vlith ton thousand men.—
The popularity of the expedition induced
six members of Parliament to join his ar
my, expecting to find it a mere past time,
and several of the pfficers,t ok along their
wives and childre&,
As soon as the ar eached fort Ed
ward, their distress ecamo very severe.
Their puck horses, baggage, artillery mid
inftititry, extended twelve miles on the
march, which was frequently through for
ests, and over streams and mountains, or
-high hills. In the meantime, the Ameri
cans had resolved upon his capture and
bad-faith in doing it. Within twenty miles
of Ifis route, almost every man turned out,
and hung upon his flank, either single or
in companies. My informant remembers
going to a funeral in a village on the Hud
sort.Tiver, and seeing none in attendance
elteept' very old men and women. Every
man, capable of carrying arms in the vil
lage, had gone to the army.
- Indeed it Would have been disreputable
fin- lid able man to have been found at
home, when Burgoyne was to be taken !
Before Burgoyne had time to intrench his
camp at Saratoga, the Americans had sur
rounded him in numbers exceeding twice
Gee.. Frazer, his main reliance and the
second in command wns mortally wound
ed; and•carried into the tent of Madame
De Reisdell; whose husband was Major
General of the German Troops. He was
nformed that his wound was mortal, and
hat there was only time for him to corn
', unictite his dying requests. He exclaim
"o fatal ambition Poor Gcn. Bur
•ytic I" Recovering himself he sent a
essage to Burgoyne, requesting that his
'ody might be buried on the side of 1.1
ountain, at the going down of the sun.
:11 e,morning he died—the British army
• 'la under .61 full, retreat- - -but halting to
,to meet the dying request
rrmyer. His grave , was dug on the spot
is fancy had dieTated. Burgoyne deter
. ined to give hinra , „rnilitaiy funeral.—
he moved.with the body—
, '- tea mistaki4,tha. objek - of this move
•opened upaiiit;aserere cannonade.
iliclorgyinati Wood over the grave, road.
fuatal 'service, while the dirt was
Ott oiler 'him from the ground, torn up
tho Amoricnn cannon. Burgoyne him
-If received a shot that tore his waistcoat,
Officers.lind men were falling all
As soon as this painful ceremo
,.. • Was over; Burgoyne resumed his re.
to r after which Gates, discovered that it
a a funeral, when he sent in 'a Itag,with
apology, stating, that, had he under
..o the case no firing should have been
'Arnold at this time had no actual corn
'. lid, but hearing the cannon he became
cited and rushed into the battle like a
-'feet.fury. Dtiring the last assault lie
posed Lis person ; and led on the troops
"thelnoSt dangerous manner. His horse
killed under him and his leg severely
-ended. -Stark had been ordered by
rAtttigton to join Gates, and Morgan
10?,,,,,„Prates having slighted Morgan after
liattttithe ., hitter notwithstanding de.
mined -to. postpone his duty, and ask no
ibis:, - The following day, Gates was
hiog . with.several British officers, when
orgatchad occasion,to call upon him ot-
The irritrshOfficer's understand
l''thel feelings between' Gates and Mor
; .1611: tha table, fbllowect Morgan into
, a: front yard, and' begged to make his ea
; iintance,Ut ttio'srime time, loudly de
; ring; that:llia name in battle, had been
it greatest ~terror. • This reduced the
• queace of Gates, curtailed his vanity,
1 , ditirppsv6i his manners.
After thii'stirreader,llie British officers
tet!'hired an 'American colonel to mend
hooic They hadgold,and the col°.
:Vachekte !was a Shoemaker, and gold
'lib. 'Mtn Was a rare article. •
i','.lkirgoyne had the highest respect,
Wiislangton—who sympathized with
• ; ;la rnisfortuneS in the following lan.'
age: "Visiting:lran in the light of an
i,cer, contendingatgainst what I conceivel
i bis I rights of Ty , country,
otLorttthe you, experienced rt the field
-bo,to me, unacceptable--t-but, eh
considerations of national
ss" %ga l lean sinmely syrnpathizeWith
feelings as a .soldier, , and unavoida
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:noble and lofty seakhrtent. He replied
to, Wasidngtoat: of beioou :to accept my
sincere ackno‘ylexigementi; I find the char
actor :which.' befaelnew to be tespecta-
ble.,is.alsoperfectlyirmiable—and I should
have few greater. private gratifications in
seeing our melancholy dontest at ati end,
than that ofeultivating yOlir friendship."
In the•surteader Gates stipulated that
Burgoyne might .go horde to England on
parole. Congress, , for some time, on ac
count of misundetanding in relation to
exchange of prison rs 0a; hesitated in consum
mating this arrangereent until Washing
ton's influence induced them to confirn it.
Burgoyne become very irritable under the
delay, and loudly complaiffed of it as a
breach of the.' convention, Washington
urged the matter upon Congress, on the
ground that duty as well as policy requir
ed their sanotion, as he was clear in the
opinion that Burgoyne would,on resuming
his scat in parliament, give new light to the
ministry upon the American war. This
expectation would have been realized had
not the King 'and ministry been among
those who arc so blind that they cannot
see. Burgoyne made his defence, and
proved to every unprejudiced mind, that
he had lost the army, not by his own judg
enent, but by following his instructions.—
The mortification of his superiors at this.
defeat, under the severe lash or those who
opposed the war, made it necessary to
shift the responsibility from the shoulders
of the government on totheir Commanding
General, and Burgoyne was actually or
dered to return to America by tho King, to
resume his ,captivity. This cruel treat
ment to one of their generals shortened his
days, His return was not insisted upon,
but he was obliged to resign all his offices
and emoluments which were very consid
He was, under a previous election, st
returned to. Parliament, and joined in the
opposition to the continuance of the war,
warmly contending that all the power of
England could never conquer America.
In .1783, as soon as peace was concluded,
be lived a retired life till August, 1792,
when he died by his own hand, a prey to
disappointment and injustice of his coun
try. There never arose a man in England,
who, during so short a time, was held in
higher favor. His death was announced
in the ministerial papers as from gout in
the stomach, but I have it from reliable
authority as above stated.
Major Gen. De Reesdell of the German
troops, with his family came to Amerida,
via London. The Queen gave audience to
, his lady, and ,every attention wns shower
' ed upon them, as upon all others who were
going td aid in subduing the rebellion. On
their return from America the tune was
changed, and Burgoyne, nho asked no
preferment for himself, had the additional
mortification to discover that ho had no in
fluence with the King in securing justice
for others.
Wheaßurgoyne and his army marched
out to lay down their arms, the Americans
retired from the sight of this humiliating
spectacle of their British brethren. This
deeply affected the British officers, among
whom were many noble men. On their
return to England, whenever the American
character was assailed, they pointed to the
surrender, had defied the world to equal
such magnanimity.
Go out beneath the arched heavens in
night's profound gloom, tort say if you can
“There IS no God !" Pronounce that i
dreadful blasphemy, and each star nboye
you will reproach your unbroken darkness
of intellect ; every voice that floats upon
the night winds will bewail your hopeless•
ness and despair ! Is there no God ?
Who, then unrolled that blue scroll, and
threw upon its high frontispieee,thelegible
gleaming of immortality ? Who fashioned
this green earth, with its perpetual rolling
waters, aria its • wide expanse of island
rhainl Whiysettled the foundtitions of the
mountains? who paved the heavens - with
clouds and' attuned; amid the banners of
storms, the voice of thunders,and ttnchain
ed the lightnings that linger, and lurk and
flash in their gloom? Who gave to, the
eagle 'a safe
_eye Where the tempests dwell
and-beat th'e strinieSt ; and 'the 'Seco a
tranquil abode amid-the • forests that ever
echo to the minstrelsy of her moan 7
Who made thee, oh, man, withthy perfect
elegance of intellect ; find of form? Who
made the light pleasant to thee, and the
darkness a covering and a herald to the
first beautiful flashes of the morning? who
Gave thee the metehleed Symmetry of sin.
°wand limb? that regular flowing of blood,
those impressible and daring passions' of
atnbition,und of love ? No God.! and yet'
the thunders. of heavon'and the waters ofi
the earth are ettiml 'ls - there no lightning I
that heaven is not •avenktedl Aro there
no floods that it is not undor a deluge 1—
They remain—but the blow of reconcili
ation hangs out abovo and beneath Ahem.,
And• iv were.better that the limitless waters,
and the, strOPg-niountains' were convulsed
and commingled together—it were better
that tho stars were condagrated by
fire, or shrouded in'gloom, than that, one
Plashan4 he; lost, whjle motor kneels
aid .pleads Pr
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Clearøeld, Pa, Altana Ni t 100'411
Incident in..thalife of. Washington.
* * As the barge gained the opposite
banks one of the rowers leaped ashore, and
made it fast to the root of a willow which
hung its broad branches over the river.—
'" ho rest of the party then landed, and un
covering, saluted their. commander, who
respectfully. Tetdrned their courtesy. "By
ten o'clock you may expect me," said
Washington. "Be, cautious—look well
that you are not surprised. These are no
times for trifling. "Depend upon us," re
plied ono of the party, "I do," he res
ponded, and bidding them farewell, he de
parted along tho banks of the river.
That evening a party was to be given
at the house of one of his old and valued
friends, to which he, with several others
American officers, had been invited. It
was seldom that he particapated in festi
vity, .more especially at that period, when
every moment was fraught with danger;
nevertheless, in respect to an old acquain
tance, backed by the solicitation of Rufus
Rungsdale, he consented to relax from the
toils of military duty, and honor the party.,
for a few hours, with his presence. After
continuing his path for some distance 'along
the river's side he struck offinto a narrow
read, boarded thickly with brush-wood,
tinged with a thou Sand dies of departed
summer—hero and there zt gray crag peep
ed out from the foliage, over which the
1 green ivy and scarlet wood bine hung in
wreathy dalliance; mother places the arm
Of the chestnut and mountain ash met in
leaffy fondness and cast a gloom, deep al
most us night. Suddenly a crashing among
the branches was heard, and like a deer,
a young Indian girl bounded into the path
and stood full in.his presence. Ho started
back with surprise-and jaid his hand on his
sword—but the Indian only fell on her
knee, placed her finger on her lips, and by
a sign with her hand, forbid hkn to pro
ceed." "What seek you, my pretty flow
orl" said the general.,She started to her
feet, drew a small tomaawk frorn her belt
of wampum and imitated the act of scalp- I
ing an enemy—then -again waving her'
hand as forbidding him to advance,she dart
ed into the bushes, leaving him lost in
"There is danger," said he to himself:
lifter a short pause, and recovering from
his surprise. "That Indian's manner be
tokens me no good, but I trust in God; he
has never "et deserted me ;" and resum- 1 1
ing his path, he shortly reached the man
sion of Rufus Rugsdale. In the midst of
the hilarity, the sound of 0 cannon burst
suddenly upon the our, startling the guests
and suspending the dance. Washington
and the officers looked at each othor with
surprise, but their fears were quickly dis
pelled dy Rugsdale informing them it was
only a discharge of ordinance in honor of
his distinguished visitors. The joy of the
moment was resumed; but the gloom of
suspicion had fallen upon Washington, who
sat in moody silence, apart from the hap
py throng. A.slight tap on his shoulder
at length roused him from his abstraction,
and looking up, he perceived the person
of the Indian standing in the bosom of a
myrtal bush close to his side. "Fla ! again
here," he exclaimed with astonishment,
but she motioned him to be silent, and
kneeling at his feet, presented him with a
boquet of flowers. Washington received
it and was about to place it in his breast,
when she grasped him firmly by the arm
and pointingto it said in a whispqr, "snake
snake !" and the next moment mingled
with the company, who appeared 10 recog
nize and welcome her as one well known
and esteemed.
Washington regarded the boquet with
wonder; ho saw nothing in it to excite
suspicion ; her werdsomisingular appear
ance had, however sunk deeply into his
heart, and looking closer upon the nosegay
to his surprise herseW a small piece of
paper in the midst of the flowers. Hasti
ly he drew it forth,' and confounded 'and
horror-stricken read—"BeWitrel You are
betrayed I" • •
It was now apparent that he Was within
the den of the tiger, butte quit it abrupdy
might only. ',draw the consummation of
treachery the speedier upon his head. Ho
resolved, therefore,- to disguise his feelings
and trust tglhoPewer which; hail never
forsaken him.• The festivities were again
'tetiewed, but altriest momentarily inter.
rupted by.the sound of cannon. The
guests now began to regard each other
With mistrust, While many and moody were
the glances cast upon Rugsdale, whose
countenance began to' show .symptoms of
Uneasiness,• while ever and anon'he look
ed from the window out npon , the broad
green lawn which extended to thariver, as
.if in expectation:of soMe one's arrival..
"What can detain , them'!" he muttered
to himself." "Can they have deceived met
'At that moment a bright (lame rose from
the-river; illuminatinn•p fOr a moment the
surrounding acenoryshowinga small boat
filled:with•personsimaking rapidly towards
othe'shore . : • .
oAllte zontintied; in three min
uteS' I shall belicissesser . : of a coronet, and
the pause of the tepublielie no' • thbre."—
Then turning to Washington he Said, Comp
ar3tieral,,.pled w it ma the success of. our
tirari" . ,
The eye of, auplaill ttha trtetineci
encountered the Shi,utiniling lobk of Wash . -
ington, ntid'Sati!t te:ilie 'ground, his hand
trembled violently!—'Ren to a de
gree to V) partly'spi)t;thti'ctitite* of the
goblet. ' With dillicnlty he (;.t.`tive . yed it to,
his, lips, then retiring to the
..witlelvi it:
%ivied ills litind,,whiah hetiOn'Was
atel'y'respodded to . by a third sound of the
cannon, andat tho'sarrie rimment,the Brits!),
anthem of Odd ave'thij king,.burst in full
volume upeh the ear, and a band of men',
attired in. British uniform, with their faces:
hidden hy . masks, entered, the apartment.
The American officers,drew their swords;
bat Washington,. cool and collected,,Efteed'
with his arms folded upon his breast
ly remarked to them, - "Be cairn," gentle
men ; this is an honor we did, riot antici
pate." T,hen,turning to Rtigsdate,
"speak, sir; what dose this mean r.'
"It means," 'replied tho traitor,
his hands upon the shoulder of Washing
ton, "that you are my prisoner. In the
mume of King George, I arrest you I"--
Never !" exclaimed the General. We
i rriny be cut to pieces, but 'surrender we
will not: Therefore, give way !" hewav
ed his sowrd to the guard, who stood with
their muskets levelled, as if ready to fire,
shoultlthey attempt to escape. In an instant
were their weapons reversed, and drop
ping their masks, to the honor of Rugs
dale, and the agreeable surprise of Wash.
ington, his own brave party, whom he
had left in charge of the barge, Stood be-
Tore him. "Seize that traitor !" exclaim
ed the commander. "In ten minutes
from this moment, let him be a spectaele l
between the heavens end the earth.' 'The
wife and daughter clung to his knees in
supplication, but an arrevocable oath had!
passed his lips, that never again should
treason receive his forgiveness, after that:
of the miscreant Arnold. "For my own
life," lie said, while tears rolled down his
noble countenance, at the agony of the
wife and daughter, "I heed.not ; but die
liberty of •My own land—the welfare of
millions—demands this sacrifice --for the
sake of hurnarlity I pity him ; but by my
oath and now in the p r e se nce of Heaven,
I swear I. witt not forgive him:"
&wings of the New York Dutchman.
CtxuainrEN's Wivis.—SomehOw Or,
other, people have an idea that When they
hire a minister they- hire the minister's
wife also. From the tiny she Wee§ the
parish she is a marked woman. tier dress
is to be expected of the most saintly pat
tern. The color of the ribbon may endan
ger the peace of the whole community,
and sporting a feather would call for the
service of an ecclesiastical council. She
must be the best woman in the world, the
head of the benevolent enterprises; Sunday
schOois Indies fairs for procuring flannel
shirts for Hottentots, sewing circles, Bible
classes, &c. She must be the politest wo
man in the world, receiving calls at all
times and visiting from house to house,
and making' herself generally' agreeable.
She mast be the 'most exemplary Woman
in the world, never laughing above the
/ prescribed key. In short, she must be
the paragon of all excellence, and possess
a constitution like a horse, patience like an
ox, and good nature like a. puppy, to meet
the wishes of what Carlyle would proba
bly call the expectation Epoh in the Sub
lime Cosmos. And why? Simply because
her husband has agreed to christen babies
and save ingrates for so much tt month.
Coptct,ustvg EvinENcE.-4 witness in
an English cause was asked by the counsel
whether a certain person heretofore con ,
nected with the affair in question was liv-
"No," said the witness,"hiz not living."
. "Hew do you know that?" asked the
counsel; .
' • "Why,.. i you must know,• your honor,"
sdid the . witness; "that t be a bitco.(a
penter,, and 'twos 1 that made has coffin..
i'Wekf, suppose, you did r Said the Coun.
sel,."vet that is not conclusive evidence
that the marl 'is' dead;" ' • ' •
"Oh;•ythir htinor, You would 'be w0n..1
.drous hard to believe,. but I'll 'take my
hopily oath before his worship o' here,
(Meaning the' ohitirman,) that I not only
Made the coffin, but : screwed the bid bciy
down and'•l'lf be'bound, if the Sci•dwing
of your honor down, that you' Wouldn't be
axing me such out-ol=the-way questions."
Cr.7 - The ordinary mode ofehurning but
tot' in Chili, is to put the,milk in a skin—
usually a. dog's shin—!-tio it on a donkey;
*oust a boy' on , him with rowels to his
spurs 'about the length of the animal's cars,
and ,they run four mite heats.
(KT - Alderman Bangs .remarked to his
wife ono day—"l can't imagine why my!
whiskers turn grey so much soonelthan
the .hair on my head?' "Oh, lair said
Mrs; Bangs, it is because you have work
ed so much harder with your jaws than
,your !brains?'
IgrAn India iubbe \ r:.9Mnibus is nhebt
being inveptecl, which %AO jam'full,
hold a couple more, , : •. , • .will
.04y cincirmsti, editor ito danniog his
subscriharp, nays . , Ite .has re,sipt,sitiitiO#
throlln. NOP him 4P 0, 90g9C1 AP..trng•
icdr ► Tbe .is tto,. face', So pleasant:tot:o
hgld as the face, that loves us,
Dfasstr. . cre of - the Crows of two English`English`Ohliig:
Advi. ~
ces were received atLloyd's March
17th,, communicating the detaila -cif twe,
mast frightful events at sea-=---the rnitssa
ore 'of the commanders and portions oldie
crews Of the British ships Victory., of Lon,
don ; and, Herald, of Leith. , ,
The VieterV Was the property Ofliessii..
Cook 'and i VVilson, .shipoWnerS, of Dock
head, BerrnondSey. She was a bark, of
570 tons burden, commanded 14 Mr. Wm.
Lennox Mullens; and having sailed to
some,ChineSe port was chartered to con
vey Coolies to Callao. It appears that on
the 6th of December she sailed from Cum
singrood with 'upwards 'or 300. Coolies on
board and a general cargo. Gatti() after
noon of the 10th, between 3 and 4 o'clock,
the Coolies made a rush into the cabin,
and with little diffictilty possessed them
selVes of the ship's arms. Tne slaughter,
was then commenced. At, that moment
Mr. - Mullens was walking the poop, and,'
in order that he should have no opportuni- '
ty of defeating their object a party of them
was Sent to seize him. . One of the crew,
a brave fellow of the name of Henry Watt,
seeing the defenceless position Of the mas
ter, made towards him and endeavored to
protect him. The effort, however, quickly
ended in his life being taken. Several of
the wretches rushed at him with mereiless
fury, and having despatched him threw the
mutilated body overboard. Stir. Mullens
got up into the mizen rigging. He was
followed by one of them,u hoed with a cut
lass, and eventually the master slid down
one of the topmast backstays. The mo
ment he had reached the deck, a number
of infuriated Coolies began cutting at him
with heavy iron bolts,and, finding that they
had accompliStied.hiS death, they dropped
his remains Overboard.
Resistance was Useless. Mr. Fagg, the
chief mate had gone aloft on the foretop
sail-yard, looking out for land; but the sec
ond mate, James Arason, and the . cook,
Edward. Bailey, encountered the Coolies
somewhere in the forepart of the ship, and
Weielmirdered by them. Believing that
they had 'overcome all probable resistance,
they espied Mr. Fagg, and beckoned hire
to come down. He did so, and some 'of
the. Coolies who had taken an active part
in the massacre led him to the wheel, and
by signs directed him to steer for the land,
on pain of being put to death if he diso
beyed. The mate shaped a .course for
Point Kambojo, and on reaching. the coast
a 'few of' the fellows put off to the land, but
reporting it Uninhabited they returned on
board. They then endeavored to heat up
the 'coast to Cohin China, but that being
difficult, they bore sway fOr•Pulo Ptn,
where the ship was 'ultimately brought to
an anchor.: During this cruising they took
every precaution of avoiding detection.--
Dbmining the "ShiP's papers and the log
book, they tore them up, and, finding a
convenient place on the coast where they
had brought up; they went ashore, carry
ing on with them a considerable amount of
the cargo. They then deserted the ship,
and, Mr. Fagg subsequently obtained some
aid; she was got to Singapore in the latter
part ofJanuary.
The Herald, under the command of Mr.
Lawsor, left Shanghai for Leith in the
cowtse of last October; and in addition to
the master and his wife,
Mrs. Lawson,thore
were on board two European mates, a
steward, carpenter, a cook, a Portuguese
seaman,l2 Munillamen,and a Manilla boy.
Some four or five days after the Herald
-had left Shanghai the crew' was put upon
the customary allowances. This seemed
to annoy the Manillamen. They began
to bs dissatisfied, and • before the vehsels
had made Angeer they had gone • to. thol
captain some four or five tinter, and de
mantled more, which was refused. The
Manillamen,stlien,appeayed to have planned
•ii.scheme (bribe purpose•of destroying the'
whole of the Europeans on board; and in
the hope of enlisting the Portuguese sailor''
in their with a View, no doubt; of
more effectually accomplishing theii'mur,l
derous design, they acquainted him with
their project.' In Order that the Europe-1
arra ' might adopt means • Of defence, the
Portugese endeavored to persuade them
not to. resort to such violent means, and
offered, witlia view, apparently, of paeify
ing 'them, to carry 'the, Europeans Oft by
.mixing poi So - in their food. This was at-,
tempted, although in a small quantity.--
Sem° was mixed with the powdered su
• gametic which %VAS used for the coffee, and
of which Mr. Lawson andhis 'Wife partook.'
They suffered from the'clibcts of the poi
sOn, but they quickly* recovered.
,While this- was going on the Portages° l
had `contrived 'to inform 'Mr. Lawion of
the piot theNlaaillanten had arranged. The
Master then, directed the chief officer -to
muster' thetri every night", and - to talc° their
knives frorn them. Pe also direeted the
of eers to always keep themselves armed,
so as to be,roady to act at the moment of
Any sudden attack. About dia l, sth day,
'of the„d!#g.the,whof ' h
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brought to aaaecher, but continued the
vpyage. This more exasperated the then,
and early on the morning of the 2.6thithe
Portuguese pallor was, alarmed by' hetret
in . g his name celled in a loud ,toice.
ran on deck, and, meeting some of site
Manillamen, they old him , that they •had
plenty of water and provisions at them dim
pleasure, as they had sent the captain and
his officers to the other. world. The Party•
gueso was sent to assist in clearing the
cabin, when he discovered the bodies. of
Mr. Lawson, the carpenter, and officers,
who,. with '
the exception of the :chief mate,
were quite dead. Mrs. Lawson, the wife'
of the deceased captain, was seen near the
corpse of her husband crying bitterly.—
Tho villains then attached heavy weights
to the legs of the bodies, and, taking theth
on deck, threw them overboard. The poor
mate had not breathed his last when bro't
on deck, and was heard to say, "Good
God 1" One of the Manillamen, a gunner,
then took the command, and appointed
two of his companions as first and second
In the course of five or six days the
wretches recommenced the . slaughter.-- -
The steward, the cook, and the Portuguese
were tied up and told that their lasi hour
had arrived. The steward, it would seem,
made en appeal to thorn for mercy, when
the fellow who acted as chief mate split
open his head with a hatchet, and, to , tent
der his death more certain, ran along
knife through his body. The Portuguese
and the cook, who was a native of the
coast, contrived to , move the WrettlileB. to
'Spare them and they •were eventually it.
leased, but enjoined to , keep the , greaten! ,
secrecy. On that day it was deterred:4
to leave and scuttle the ship. The beeps
were got ready, and Mrs. Lawson bearing
of theircontemplatedabandonment,appeata
ed to the %Maumee who had the, tom•
mend, to take her ashoreiand not to leave
her behind. The villain - unheededall har
entreatieS, hoWever, and stated that his
c,ompanions would not, permit him to do
She then ihaplored•thern to allow her a spar
to clingto, but this was denied. Weed,
so determined., were the' villains that she
should have no chance of saving herself,
that before they deserted the ship they se
cured the unfortunate lady in one e'f tkm
cabins, where she would tiave 'no chance
of escaping: About 10 o'clock at night,
they, with the Portuguese, cooh, and 1144-
nine' boy, quitted the vessel in one of the
large boats, and shortly afterwards shelves
seen to founder. Early , on the tollow,ing
morning the boat reached Java ; the, retir.
derers landed at Sjilankang,'but tho nuttier.
Wes heard - Cc' of the horrible qequrrence,
time was lost in arresting them, god, totig
secured they were sent on , to Batavia, ,to
. await the operation of thelOv. The Vi:ir r
itiguese seaman, the cook, and boy htivp
linen secured, in order to giro tfr3 4(57
eessary ev idence rigninSt them.
A third vessel was likely to have had
similar tragedy en beard. 'The Carcyra,
Mr. Paterson, commander, manned by a
TaVanese crew,lves proceeding froin Ma
cassar to Sangai, when the men reOlteri.
The second mate was murdered, butt he
other officers succeeded in overpowering
the rascals, and the ship was got
extract of a letter from a enril
Appleton of Portland, IVlaine,has been put:-
fished, which describes the operation Of
the Maine Liquor law in that state as
much more satisfactory than its filends
anticipated. Among those who appiOVe of
the law are many moderato' drinkers, end
others notoriously intemperate, but who
Ire glad that the temptation is out 'ail*
reach.' Crime, taxation, and poverti luiVe
decreased and the best interests aint
piness of all - classes are proMoted t
is good testimony in favor of dr' hvv,
which, as an experiment, is inteMsting: to
eveiy. 'community. If it be estaliiislied
that such effects as these follow it'd opera
' tion, nothing can prevent its universal
adoption.s .
VrThe following anecdote was teld,:of
a very clever fellow who tied been some
what frolicksorne, but who had „recently
joined the Sons of Temperance:7-A4r
coming a "Son," he went to Mobile op 4-
sipess, end was taken ill there. The phy
sician was called, and after examininghim,
pronounced him in a dangerous positing,
and prescribed brandy. 'The s;cls.mala
told him he could not take it.. The doc
tor insisted that it was the proper remedy,
but the patient told him h© would not talf,e
it. The doctor said he must, or he wottlid
have spasms. "Well," said the. Sea, fpf
Temperance, "I will try a couple of .Ipqms
first I" He did not take the brandy, nctr
did ho have the spasms, but went na 'Ns
way rejoicing.
07 - . A. cheerful temper joined with inno
cence will make beauty attractive, ktibwl.
edge delightful, and'wit good-natured: It
will lighten sickness, poverty and alba.
tion; convert ignorance into en amiable
simpliCity, and render deformity itor
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