Bradford reporter. (Towanda, Pa.) 1844-1884, August 16, 1851, Image 1

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%nut lli, 1851.
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Ft by me in the window seat
Tbror ap the casement pane,-
,ay by that brow of ear*. and meet
The fresbeued bife?c attain. ' ,
The rose hush at wilt call anew
'Chen fresh—tamomw awn.
This eve well drink rho full rich flow
Orer the ,tailocks borne.
lt is tie bresti or clover fields ;--
"' No mingled. mixed perfarae ;
tifat the faint smelt the gardens yields
Of beers m Their bloom._
cr rap, the cocci head
Thst holds the honey dew—
'rem apspribgtoe garilen bed -
NI with Dame Nature glese.
.the breath of cloier fields,
l as the breath of old,
.41,! err has scythe the mower welds
Let all oar lay be told ;
fr i,e 3 ,f_ream we roll with bygone glee
Auathe tong coo l stems ,
And suck the nectar with the bee,
Aei Imie our frolicl• limbs.
We eaanot go to gambol now
Amid that world of sweets.
Bat se will raise the heated brow,
Aei bless the air it greets ;
And Ire wal think. this evening, hour.
That & O utten climate yields
So perfume borne-from fruit or flower
To shame our clover fields.
t Fr= ete New Tort Santlse rases.)
iu,,ne, narrating the many high-spirited acts,
' tsy the American women of the Bern -
all ranks of life, would make one of the
; tees:zing books of our country's annals.-
1z its ♦rr<r,sweeping Icourse, has buried in
facts worthy of everlasting remembrance,
there was no chronicle to mark down the
of the period ; bat there exist trailitiopary
to many families which can be kathered,
•'ter shall be chronicled--and among each
the women of the revolution—noble heart-
'I not 6 forgotten
&'iprt time since I stood upon the top of Mnt.
IL!, not a great way hum the Middle Road,
upon the margin of the cut thitegh the Mil
the Hertel* cars (man's tarot enttrivance
'log himselt through existence,) rash, "an
iglime and space." - As I looked down on
, :motire and its lac Hain of cans fined with
being. darting way, my mind went back
‘t period wbca the same bank oreanh was
ix,.; files of mercenary ,soldiers; with
ors waving in the breeze_ star rose the ittis
got:nds o ,, f,cannon and 11111.4etry, the faint cries
'men and punnet!, and the " tea cross of
Taring in triumph over the soil—and I
:red a story told me years before, when an
ca covered the groondvani! an event of
T - ai the scene, where al: Quaker tatty dis
tler devotion is the mums. of. her native
srle. , --:y-iite years ap, there good upon the sum
' - Maras Wit," a hands:Jute eountfy seat the
et Rz+ber. Nturray, a Quaker raetetrazit of
r.,.:nence Ne'w York • kwas a tfeautired
nansran, Sllrmanded with gardensand fruit
L'6 rag Wr erroug,h from the city, a 3 it exist
zat t •tierghtfulli rural and tintlis
' i-zet :he incrimeheieut of unasked city
vaiirmt avanls the hour of two on a mild
me r sciepteni be% aerenty.fireyearsbygone,
tly a a t p r y of a Qnakeress stood upon
tfts dweltinz, looking an:lowly into
paseed about a hundred yards in
Her oxa:enance was mild, but then et
;Traz a^.riety--and not withoet reason, for
rz4: was heard the load peal of the can-1
the rathng die of musketry, as if men
dealiy stride , sadow and then
_7'xer arme amid the clargrir of aims. -
te rapid retreat, passed large bodies
. Artillerymen rale along at the head
sz:,l bir_gatte carts and ammunition
gal in the melee. It.was evident the
mete lensing the city in rapid dials' to
ewes from being cut off from the in.
a: the nEper part of the Island.
:r servauts cf both sexes stood
t whom the horn time to time ad.
rzeneiC Presently a gack fellow came
.thehowe, from a ittanch of the
r7e. from fitht, am' ha moan
1 . "z•ats eat at ear.
%As .era in de emaknir rtear bon
ic , ,ra's and de Itliatt ar tirisi
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P of the-Ire:tams ! and fat what r
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szcfers t:4e blue aod tog maitorak of the I
oed hoes the toad op the tread
'sem, which teed to the pease ;
a !;lts of tetamed amkets a vautg
16.-ee bo4 the !foul leas tgiag, so
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tow - ao.l the easterait.
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4 , Madam, oar ensign, is badly wounded. . Oar
captain directed es, claiming your liberality, to
leave him here. 'The surgeon' will soorr
"Thee has dondright The shelter God ha.' be
stowed upon me shall ever be open to the unfortu
nate. Poor youth' poor youth !" she exclaimedws
they laid him upon the flatness.
The 'young officer opened his eyes and gazed
around bins. His age was not more than twenty—
fair-haired and fair.skinned, but pole, ,very pale—.
for the signs aides% were too strongly marked on
his white . and even brow to be mistaken. His eyes
were of dew blue, as they 'fixed their glance upon
the fine expreisive features of the Quaker lady, he
vomit:red almost inaudibly -
n Mother "
" Poor boy I then bast a mother living, then--
one who perhaps is now lifting he? .voice to God to
save thee from the' dangers 61 the bloody calling
in which thou hist fallen. Raise his head soldier
a little more. He will soon be at 030 But the
lait sentence was =irritated to herself.
The surgeon now came rapidly op the avenue,
and was soon at the side of the Youth. He felt hii
pulse, opened his vest and two gun shots were seen,
around which the blood was fast congealing;
" Poor Dick; he has seen his last fight," said the
surgeon. " Either of these wounds madam, is mor•
tal—he cannot live at longest half an hour. Rollo*
your companions, men, the foe is close behind.—
My god lady farewell, I can be of no use here.—
Let me ask of you the favor to get this poor boy
buried by the enemy. whin they enter their own
I deal." He bent hastily over the dying ens*rt,
wiped away a tear, and rushed out after the sold.
I iers.
: , -,..7 ,- T,plll§oAk. : ' iiirEßy
.:5xr.u04.1..,rr.. - lovviDA, .ARAUF - 014C:C4ti.NTY;1*IET E. 0' MESA GOODRICH.
The good Quaker lady look one band of the youth
in her own and passed her other over his clammy
bro*, where the cold drops of approaching death
were eAtherlng. He opened his eyes for the
lit time, smiled upon the woman whose gaze was
now hied upon him, murmured faintly, " Dear
mother !" clasped her band convulsively, and the
next instant ceased to exist I
The lady said not a word. She rose from her
recumbent posture, threw 'a snow-white linen sheet
over the body, and, with a stifled sob, looked again
down the avenue. In different portions of the open
orchard appeared soldiers bearing the dying forms
of their comrades, which they laid caretulty down,
and then rushed rapidly towards:their r eg iments,
passing down the main avenue: In the space of a
moment, more than a dozen soldiers were plated
in this way directly amend the mansion.
Summoning her servants, we and all, the good
lady wenunto the orchard to aid the poor dying
soldiers as far as lay in her power. Her attention
had not thus lung been given, before an officer, in
the blue and buff uniform of Washington's stall,
came riding at hill speed up the road, and taming
without slackening his speed, toward the mansion.
He reined in his steed 'as be reached the lady, ob
serving her kind actions towards the 'ahem
" Have I the honer of addreving Mrs. Murray!"
4 91 thee means the wife of Robert Murray, I am
What thou callest me," replied the lady, [coking
" My dear madam f pardon my mode of address.
The kindnemq see 4splayed tells me I am not
ofiaten. The eommander-in-chtef bas sent me
to ask the laser, if possible, of .your .detaining, the
advance of the British troops, by receiving Sir Wil
liam Hove and bis wkcociates with year usual 'civ
ilities, as they will probably stop to take? gtass at
wine if revecenl 1'
"My dear madam"—.and he bowed his bead
nearer to the lady, as if in private conference--¢
portion of our troops are yet in the city, and they
can only nape by the Bloomingdale road. Kw
tray present the march of the enemy across the Is
"Tell your General, nag , man, that I shall of-
fer General Rowe dl tiecirihries is rayporirr
"limit:a, Mot. Mousy—thanks" and the aide
Not more than fire Minutes had elapsed fronxthe
time the officer departed, when the sound of mar
tial mc,ric, with notes of victory, tilled the air, and
proclaimed the morements of ansaucirq troops,
Mrs. Murray went down to the mail, and with - two
or three atteudantsawiaed their coming. t
Indeed it ma brilliant spectacle ! An adranc
ed corps of cavalry, in scarlet traifonam, came *
lenity up thettill, their trumpets and kettle drums
in front, " liscoursing most eloquent musie—
nest Wowed a company a gtamadiersi then a larip
number of officers in rich uniform- The inemost
officer co horse beet was - &r William Howe, nom
urander-in-chietof the V00:I Ferree. In frame of
body and statute, Sir A - 3 0m eqvialled Washing
tat, both hew. above the ."onligraip laiett. Here
the ccurtparicon stopped. The countenance of the
British General, so say hisuxime, was bar* dark
and biltiddim., now and then lerticg up by a smile
which seemed More dkwreeaNe flaw pretr.x.,m
img. Outran' came the cavalcade, mud, they
real eal the date at which Mn. Murray was 'Stand.
hg , ; upon whom all eyes were instantly tamed.
Will thee not cop and refresh thyselvm • ix- a
season at my u5a.....--cion! Thee mustbe tau - cued r
she said, addressing hermit to Sir William time
and the cams immediately shoat him. -
Rrany. Chaim ? I think ire gm as well ac
cept this good Lady's iilet zir abe reoasees, The
troops hate had hot limit SO Lac, am/ a genatal ret
will ace be amiss. Madam we seams yuct Elul
offew with Omura, aseweact ea as Wallows yea to
be a tap! bleed at hisldajaisey, wheat I row hear
termet4 as eotest-iie-obief of bis -6ects
its Not* dazerikaY . ,
411 ate *Mae the hiewil et king George and, of
Cargews—erilatiarta tiloweand Gene
tam becacoes•zae woe ) , a poet weak Lbirg of
Gars arakkc. &sae ay of his oteroates.
Se William Bette bewal, be was coo came es
writ poliatirA thillets with the goalAbetkerem—
ile twe Jet+ tc& - i co* ___ Oaird!sar4 a
;went ot tea aelddes eat The teherlal of
the torsor„ W.crit Beery Moots, Gocire
Ktiyptiattsdn, edinnaricier'nf 'the tlesSianicLnia
.Percy,' Generals Leiliasind Grant, and his dal!
were dismounted, and 6:Aimee& Mrs.Matray to the
Refreshments of cake, wine, and cold *mita
were ordered obt Upon the lawn in profusikin, of
which the officers" curfook freely—and tradition
says that Sir Henry Clinton, who was a great bon
rirant, remarked to hii'superior officer in an under
lone e. that if the cellars or the mansion contained
any large - quantity ol 'such madeira, he should like
to be billeted there for the campaign."
Tn the meantime Mrs. Murray had directed Cato,
the black servant, privately to go to the top of the,
mansion, and 'the instant he saw a large body of
troops pass a certain point on the Bloomingdale
road, to give her the inhumation by signal. 1 may
as well remark, that from the hill the road cmltl
not be perceived but horn the cupola of the dwell
ing it was very easily seen.
Nearer an hour than the ten minutes Sir William
Howe gave orders kir thti hail of hie troops had
passed away, yet still before the mansion he
ed with his officers. Mrs. Murray had - entertained
them not only with refreshments, but her conversa
tion. The younger portion of the officers had en
tered :the orchards and amused themselves with
picking peaches and other fruit, with which the
trees were bending, ripened under the sun of an
early autumn and thus time had slipped away una
At length Cato made the requisite signal and
Mrs. Murray turning to the British commander,
"Wilt thee and thy officers step with me to the
portico of the mansion ? I .have a sight for thee
This was uttered in soquiet and grave a tone,
that merriment at their triumph over the " rebels"
instantly ceased, the glasses were put down and Sir
William Howe and his Generals followed the Qua
kereas as requested. reeding them to the end of
the portico, she stooped\ down, and !citing the sheet
uncovered the body of the poor continental testa !
Handsome even in death were the features of the
youth. His fair curling hair blew lightly over his
marble cheek, in the soft breeze. The buff lining
of his nnilorm was deeply streaked with his life
blood which bad gathered in a clotted pool ppm
the mattless! The sight was indeed'une to awaken
emotions in the sternest breast.
"Who among ye will answer !o God and this
, boy's mother for the bloody deed!' said Sirs. Mur
ray, raLytog her eyg calmly to the group of officers.
"To horse, gentlemen ! Madam, each are the
fortunes of war. 1 hanks for your touchy !--Fare
!" This was the only response ot Sir William
Howe: What more could he say ! hi a few mo
ments the blast of the trumpets and the sound of
the drums and fifes told that the troops were on the
march to triumph and victory—far a scasea. Thank
God, it was only for a short season_
The main facts of this sketchisre true. Mrs. Mar
ray, the patriotic Quakeress, by detainn= Sir Wil
tram Rowe, saved a lame body ofAmerk=
—near upos three thoaand—under the command
of Putnam, who would have been penned up in the
city with his men it the British army had crossed
the island sooner. 31"cht not the Ices of three
thousand troops to Washington at that time have
been sufficient to change our whole destinies, as re
rards a republic It is a grave thought. At any
raw, all hence to 3trs Mum% the Quaker !ay of
aide* time.
Mosat Comsat or lows fitarenrs.—Once beina
at Washington, John was satisfied, that liquor was
sod contrary to law in the basement of Capitol. Be
searched out the place and found it in a rettarirri
natty prepared for coal and ashest,, and kept by a
man named Butler, from Texas, who obtained per -
MDE4OO of the vice President on application of cer
tain honorable Senator., to Tend refreshments,
ardent spints be i ng etprerely prohibited. But when
the veteran teetotaller called for " oysters," the
keeper unwertingly set a trap for himself, by intim,-
acing in a whisper that he also kept cowering ebe-
Brandy was then prodceed, which Mr. Hawkins
paid tor, and quietly boomed up, and with this "eri
deuce in his pocket," reported the fact to Mr- Fill
more. On the nest.ay, the Vice Pte J ere sent
the Sergeant-atarres to summon Butler before him,
when the fellow stoutly denied that he bad at any
time violated his caramel: by keepitg
he was "dens the business," Mr. Hawkins
now refreshed his memos by relating the 'oyster
and brandy" incident, in a tone something leader
than a whisper, and extulted the nimbi:rat liquor
ptur.based of him- Batter looked at this, as if be
wished be were back in Test, and the Vice Presi
kindly gave him " lease to withdraw" thither
or elsewhere. here was no wore liquor saki in
the capitol-
'Kississ at Rxr.s.—Saaieyneut lady, stoat per
tens tras dootalms wade perfect . ; lays down a tale
tristiev. We glee bet ward,:
''Thete is math diflerence in kisaiit as in iodi
sista* and I am Roe I shordil etat bile to be his
sed by every ace. No indeed, kasonie waskt give
sues overwiselasist 'start, it would shwa
deafente. Now hureirg ean be redrieed rules, rui
Cue re o whirls I will cis,- The bead should ad
ways be turned sithdy to the ribs, as meth mo
tions give grace, and mama theentesigen of the
alfeeraci,impin.. The lips Asada thee be primed
closely and sweerly.. steelier as pia sip the nectar
of the - long kiss ; bat no snack Antal be bend. I
speak parteutarly acifthis se** et, because I =Sid
er kisuirtpla.-t. of #24 same, sat to hew peg..
pie - appear to andenasmil the ulna oil a Lime, seal
the new 'shier scats satisatioas with the Ups
sbectil be retVered Ruske Pk&
WaxclusJoeii Sraagrat Dass.—H+ is
tomgress: n 211 : 3 '- gr 4 z l62 aS '4 I TPEgs le frail ma
**the the Ateerititt traNit t * she Eatin their
lames ttaletitt i fete* isit *hciiratittie Ero.
iitate„ az! en the ant ed ached, iotalerietej.
timed Sabo Strebm.
let oV** moirazAzi.
Mount Eioria6 Elands just without Jemmlem,
is now crowned with the mosque of Si Omar whose
entrance has low been forbidden to the Christian.
and kept safe to the followers of Mehemet. It
stands where the rude attar of Abraham roan nearly
(Our thousand years ago,,. The proud city has risen
and fallen beside it, the generations of wan have
come and gone, and the whole dynasties of kings,
disappeared one aftet another, yetthere it stands as
it stood in the wilderness, when trodden only by
wild beasts of the forest.
The sacrifice of Atavisms; which consecrated
Mount Bloriah, is to me one of the most touching
events in human history. I can never read over
the unostentatious, brief account given in the Bible
without the profoundest emotions.t Knowing that
parental and human nature aretberame in villages,
my imagination immediately fills up the sketch
in all its thrilling details - The shock of the an
nouncement by God, the farewell with Sarah, the
'fires days lonely journey—the unconscious playful
ness of Isaac on the way, and stem stsle of the
father's heart to master its emotion, all rise before
tee and I seem to bold my breath in suspense till
the voice of the angel breaks the spell, and the up-
lifted knife is stayed.
Abraham had long wished and prayed for a saa
who should inherit his property—bear up his name
and transmit it to posterity, until it hail become the
absorbing thought of his life. Isaac was the child
of his old age—his only son—the single link on
which every thin rested, and on him were garner
ed all the love ad hopes of his noble heart. Brit
if he was an object of such intense allection and
priceless worth to Abraham, what must he hare
been to Sarah 1 Oh, who can tell with what ab
sorbing love, what inexpressible fondness, the moth•
er bowed over the cradle and , watched his growing
strength. Isaac!—that name was to her the em
bodiment of everything beautiful and lovely, and
his clear laugh never tang out on the morning air
without sending a thrill through her bosom almost
painful from intense delkilit. His voice without
the tent would arrest her in the midst of any om-o
-vation. and there was no world where her boy was
not. Bat this beautiful scion was to be cut off—this
bright Tooth to be slain, and the father's hand was
to do the deed. So came the command horn beat
en. and the bolt that then and therecrushed through
Abraham's heart none that God saw eater. " Take
now thy only son Isaac whom thou lovest and gm
unto the land of liforiah, and offer him there for a
burnt offering on one of , the mountains I shall tell
thee of" The 142usin,g had fallen, and the aged
tree was struck, though not shattered. The Patri
arch's hair
,had come upon him, and be turned to
his tent tfrit night with a cloud on his soul the
light of faith could hardly pieree_ The voice °this
son which had heretofore made his heart teals for
joy, now sent a patig throtgh it as if it Were the
last ay of suffering rather than the call of ailecnon.
No sleep visited his eyes that night, yet he kept the
fearftil tidings to himself, and summoned all his
energies to meet the terrible trial that awaited him-
What ! tell the mother that her boy was to be slain,
and the father to do the deed—the lamb of her
bosom, and the boy of her heart WAS to be gashed
and marred by the knife, and his.body learned on a
desolate mountain he was to come bark no
more,—his voice was to cheer her hemlines, no
more, bnt his ashes to be scattered over the bleak
'bill-side by the winds of heaven! Oh no! the
burden was heavy manta atready, walked taking
rya, himself the mother's grief. Beside, that boy
amid never leave the tent in the morning =eon
scions of his approaching fate, if the mother's hue
well was to be a last one. The fatal leave-taking
would be a doable sacrifice before the time.
The morningbroke &arena beautiful--the awes
Neer e saddled, all were ready lot departum ; yet
still Isaac lingered in the tent, covered with the
food carman oLbis mother. To part with him a
week seemed like loving him an age-. But at
length she led him forth to the door of the tent, and
imprinting a lasting kiss en hisleight young foie
head, bode him go. Ai Abraham saw him apt
i preach with half a anditand hail a twee his Lace ;
he thought of his own return without him, and her
mate despair and al:gibed %mg that would meet
him as he stood speechless and helpless and deso
late before his wife. Who could answer her in_
Who could still her cries for [sae het rely son ?
..4.11 these tho%lits rushed through the patriarcb's
bean, heroin him to the earth, yet his fum roil
newer betrayal his emotions; sad be tanned away
to meet the strt=te before him without fdterin or
delay. Hie tent disappetted is the rfutance, sad
the Jan object sees os the plain eras the form of
Sarah amehirr, them tram ate. For three weary
days did Abraham journey on, pressed by seamier
thought, crashed by axe orennasterin SINTOS%
and yet arida:rola heart re sympathize with
Isaac on whose pare spirit yaaag hopes lay like
caomirg des-drops--to whom his was herb, joy
ous, and radials, and the earth betted with rain
bows—sdked anseiently of the new &yeas amt
scenes that passed before him. Bat he delight
innocent enjeysmuu,,Lunght only a deeper shade
00 Abraham% brow, and rt be smiled to plane his
ckild, it was a swt4e axes pail:bate behold than
his kink of saihress. gads answer to his id es
seemed a bear Jess deception, and the weary ham
a mem putiouvoion of the mockery of his youtg
atlesticas, nal duitres awl joys. Al when that
woo pin-owed his famail on his bosom at wroth, and
Abraham too desaartioo a4eep, tioscoed to be calm
Newham, alb has parposse ie slay hiss aleion
faUered; and whets the nramirw broke our the
busilsmie,-and when bm lambed hisastill in beas
ts try. bier We, 4e. taws serind of him seemed tee
geMfos i A, get she dasher the bora
view, anal tam died the, the
ttcrier bet !carpal mike oneigeoad aria.
ger atm days rorbeme travel, the amoral"
a ke;;th Nee beim* tlre= 4 and Abraham but
his servant wait his tetumo took hiason and began
to ascend its rmed sides. Like the great an'itype
who bore his ourrictnes up cavalry. Wipe carried
the wood for the burnt offering on his shoulders,
while Abraham took the fire and knife in his hand.
" Ridley both went toga, her " - requiresno vivid
imagination to fill up this scene, so *tightly sketch- I
ed in the Bible. Human nature is the same - the
world ova. As the hour atrial appeared, Abraham
became silent and sad. The fire and knife in. his
hand, caused him to shudder and cry, wttkstem
language, °llly son, God has chosen theitom the
lanth for the burnt offering" lii.tthinks; as fear
yielded to filial obedience, and to the command of
heaven, end the moving wools “ffey mother, my
mother," died away in indistinct marmite, find Isaac
not close his eyes *vim* the fatal blow, but
opened thetu instinctively on his father, his only :
help in that tearful hour, and still watched the gtit
tering Nets as it quivered like a serpent's . tongue
above his boaome, for his lather was to strike. 801 oh!
who sewed the parent's heart in that awful mo
ment! As his hand put back the deeming remlets
from that fair young forehead, and his glance pierc
ed the depth of those eye* fixed so lovingly yet des
pairingly an him, who gave steadiness to his arm.
and strength to his will, as he bent to the fatal stroke!
He who cried, " Abraham, Abraham! spare thy
son ; lay not thy hand uporithe lad, neither do thou
anything unto him, for now I know that thou fear
me God, seeing that thou hast not withheld thy son,
thine only son from me." Fai:h was triumphant
—the gold bad been tried and found pure, the fath
er tasked to the uttermost and stood, and lo! Isaac
bounded from the altar, in the joy of recovered
freedom, and fell on hislather's neck in passionate
tears. Oh, did ever a father and son bend in such
overwhelming gratitude before an altar as they! or I
did the smoke of sacrifice ever go up over two more
devoted hearts than then and there went up from
the top of Moriah ? Faith, sublime, unequaled
holy faith, consecrated that mountain forever.
Years after the temple of Solomon threw the son
beams upon it, and the children of Israel paid their
vows there, but it has no memorial like that of the
offering up of Isaac
The London "Juvenile Missionary Martine':
contains the followin,g thrill n. 3 account of an ad
venture which a boy had in India with a fierce tiger.
The facts were coin manimued to that excellent
little publication by Mr. Lacroix, who resides at
Calcutta. The story is each a wonderful cue, that
you may feel inclined to doubt its truth. Bet lam
sure it is true, for Mr. Lacroix is a missionary, and
his statement can be relied on. This is the stoty,
as told by the missionary.
Bees ate very numerous in India, but they are
not kept , there in hives; for they store up their
honey in hollow trees in the forest and jungles.—
But although it is difficult to enter these wooded
placei—and those that do so, are in great danger
trona treTents and wild beast...--there are many
poor men who get their living in gathering and sel
ling the wild honey. A few months no, lour men
and a boy eleven years old, went from one of the
stations of the London Sliwionary Society for this
purpose. They got into a boat, and rowed into
an inlet of a river, where the banks on both sides
were grown all over with high trees aad thick
shrubs, which formed a part of *au is coiled in
India a jungle
When, they came to the place where they intend- I
ed to land. dintn,en limped an,liert toes
boy Co iafe care of the boat while they were gone i
after the honey. As the tide was then retuning out i
of the clerk, in a link while the boat was lei dry
an a bank of deep mod. The sun was hot, and
the place was very silent, as the boy sat quietly in
the bear looking about him, and wishing that the
1 men would come back : When, In ! all at once, the '
poor lick fellow stated and s a.rted. as he saw a
very large tiger standing upon the-bask jag above '
the boat, looking right down upon him with hes .
great glarirg eyes ! lion may Ency how be twit,
as he beheld the savage beast first fir his fierce
look upon him, and then much and crawl atom
the ( prima preparing, to sprirg and make him bit
prey. The boy was very mach ftglatesed, as you
may rePpase, bat he had his wits about nim ; and,
therefore, Wahoett hosing a moment he crept under
the deck of the boat, and fortanately the teat had a
deck_ act no sooner had be his hiring
place, than down came the tiger, at one rat leap;
and such was the force with which h4rarg. that
one of his ley went th iremti the and get
jamed in beta een the plant" just overlibe place
where the boy lay. Witham lame of time, and with
warderful premenne of mind, the lade fellow meth
ed hoidof a rope which was lying near him, and
twisting is quickly man& the tiff's leg, he tied it
firm, end held it fast. Nat unlit this treat
ment, and never having hese trained, ldte a drg.
to give his paw to bay or man, the halms creature
puma! and togged, avid tried is every way to get
his 1, :o 001 ; bra the hew knew well that the only
chance of saving lie Ida waste keep the rope fine,
and therefore he bed aas tut as he J. After
twickr,,, mil tares sail pain fix; keg time
widens geriag away-, front the boy, Os.roe_ it was
qciet cowed and laid ' .seret' ly dawn on * deck
Now you may i - ;e how the puce , toy man
este let, as he peeped cia thtongh the baiter
i deck, and saw the led eyes acrd peat ices of this
fierce ':mccotet. Bet, at tie., the Ernaey-gaSerev l
bavieg finished their work in thicken*, es l adetheir
apperracee ow their bank- Seeks. the stet lying
epos the deck a rheii firma, *WI= 'ixote eckelmjeLl
du,d * Iforl. kaoll ward *atea ri s e th e boy, am} chat
thevi at PeCig: a clan sap after his dewier- 'They
thirefroe railed ro - terli i sbagre, that he male ace
wine 4speree*,•;ao4 as the b 6 die time was
1 , we quite so sasehlial , ea heft* beelt better don
tieserjedted est his leg loom the hate, awl Wood
tiea,if, ), llle deV area i:0 1 : 111 Fe 1 9 1 ,A 01 **4
a6orot iial trying to go cat of ii„ ;Leg tweinellik re-b.
ed 'aCNITI wpan bits, =V with lea/ wets whit*
tbry happened to have in their han&, they lared
1 •
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The Boy suad the Tiger.
away with al their might at fn. head, till !trey tit .t
ptOnned, and Ott t killed hem : • ,
• How glad they were when they raw the toy,
who they ttionibt hail been killed and eaten by ilre,
tiger, quietly creeping out horn under the deck, Fate
and sound, 1 - cre may eaFily:ruppore; for he leas,
the son of one-of the nten, and the nephew of an
' .1
AbOUI the year
. 1793 . CoWel IhniuTs ownei: of
nearly one•fourth of • bloCk limiting [gasman; Ce
dar and Liberty erects, and Broadway. He wart
an eminent Lawyer, with an extensivepractwo. I .
was informer( by anti of the, frofessir that his prar-,
lise'at one perind teas worth ten thousand dollars a.
year: T used frequently to shoo. juries ink, the. olrl
City ITall "(noW the Site of the Cement Iroii#)klien
when Hamilton and llurr were the, oirmit*,,,
Fel. They were both arum lawyers and 'eloquent.
speakers A remarkable incident toot plarsi pae
day. They were trying the ialirlfiy .of a
Hamilton having the will in his hand, happenerl,lo.
hold it between the window and his eyes.t" He
rose, and prayp the, court to stay the prt2ceetlings„
and handing the will up to the Judge, (f think it.
was Brockholst Livingston,) remarked : the
court please, there is a witness from Heaven that
will set this matter at rest. If the Court please,
hold the instrument en as to look through gripper.
The water ma-k is dared five years after he wag
dead." - fjf ccurse a mile! for the defendant was
given at once
to the year 1800 Colonel Barr was elected to the,
office of Vice President of the United States. 013
the 11th of July, 1803_ he retired from political
The tatal termination of the duel with Hamilton,
and the veniict of withal murder" rendered
the coroner's jury erased him 'to' absent himjelf,
from thii part of the country. Be travelled laiongh,
the Sotuhem and Western States for the purpose of
getting up an eijaslitinn against Mexico, for which
he was tried for high treason. He fled 10 Enzlav4 s ,
where his papers were seiied,4tnd himself thrown.
into prisms. He was liberated soon after, travelled
in France and Germany, and returned to New York
in 1812. tie resumed the practice of law, at No.l,
Nassau street. Being lightly esteemed by his fel
the arm was unsuccessful . , and he
scan fell into decay in mind, body, and eStale
Matthew L Davis, his last solitary friend, slack is
himcloser than a brother, and had him lodgetLin d
solitary hut, with a lonely winikrec; mi a data
sandbank in the wilds of Staten 4 - Md:. Ilezw
thanegh the,bounty of Mr. Par* he lived eighteen
mouths ; and here on the night of the et*.
tember 1836, died Aaron Burr, io therllsi sear of
his age, with not a friend lcitiose his eyes, :or o
the dew drops of death from his brow. Vira4g,-
ton, ado n;, Jay, and H =ikon died sormended by
weeping friends, and their graves were bedevred
by tears of a eominent_ << Re that honored! roe f i
will honor; be that ilpspiteth me shall be 1 . 4h0r
esteemed." with the book whose author is divine_
Burr was buried at Princeton, New Jetlef.-51. 4 1i.
"STICK TO HOC Jiu r--Two.brothets from the
Emerald Isle, a few years since' poieha.ed apiece
of land not fa mut the Kennebec, and went to
work to dear it up. Aker cutting down the large
growth and barer over the underhaoh..they pro.
needed to enotrive a plan In get the fallen wanks
to tier in pile for the purpose of buirnng,
The land lay upon a side lull, and they criotirshol
mat tr they cenr.l ion a large kwh d lay near
the summit anil place it about half way wad they
might pile the rest against it, and thosAsecare the
object. But how were they to present it, when
once under way, from nautz to the hoznat, and
thus defiramtg theft plan To-accompliA .has they
obtained a rope, and makirg one end fast to the
foz, toe of them was la, hoLl on to the other to
Prevent it from going, to far ; while the ocher w as to
wart tr. Fearirg that be trit not be at4e to pre
vent the rope horn Wiptstrq thit.w.„ll hisitiezers.Jint
my, who was the Seernran, tied' it to his bi,dy --
-- Scan him aisy, Means,' said he, aser renvinc
trg himself that all was ,is and t k, P.uelim
dad wan him, and as the to commenced Es pro
gress, the rope caul ht Ufa rtv:pet. ; knee, and
began to wind rep. It soon drew pure Jemmy
, chock up. First lie wept over t_Le kg_ and then
the ki went over him, and se dies- continued their
Icireartyratirms and sonserneti. ?befit's winched
their pmgr___s for a moment, end then stn , em,
"Stark to him Jimmy--fitbk yoefte -a match tar
him, any way; you're atop half the tinittP.
A M*IJ or %Vmaiscrrrx — 44 Lvhor co keep
Wire in Taw hintar-t that hate graft of erfete.. rattite,
matrierxr,' was one of rye serves of Maxims whirls
Washisqlem framed or copied fOr her meow:a when
a boy. His eta adbeottee to the motel" as
raeadfaort diArtte of tf:IT, his seer dtszeidonnime
of a eii Lris tranesermf de%iin fa urbaiever inteerpos
f mese cotorniard tc his i7ltte, meet the sigibeee
o web obieb be obeyed the tease; He kerotiee
/ that lurk_ He rentie b irilfm' e baize Been. He
Lgetileil it into * Hate which awned his vbe4,
:ife_ Nocceasecom was so ineensetese, no eiteteu-
games so okizateots to -Amalie him tram the fig.
low; its rzaidir; ray. Ths iirtar;tirtai exptastatiraa
arcones-howiL-. it erten/ :ate et;enre- of
@bid wife e anneal grisa try rite ewer Aqtr' the rem
tatireavy yaw. with his pavii afk.ier tititheoseir
i tklisiaP 'which theesteae es ntrh;sersecers: bad coo
famistres a ehanni= in•cgraSieo reA : tparier--
al exaetaeis. The tam errerr Emmet of ilfrert
I irbieh bote t brand of c Get. ore, Washimcfro,
SlNotrut 'i"-nroa.." was ereaspohl firts . e_.gsfaertirise
oniiiatos ins%,sion is the West Tecrzi ports—that
name beag ie.: \ atied a, rs a.apEe S¢rt of doe
qatzif4ty aori of me =de to otteh.k sat
afftseN. 7 -4appbes a mat le-a itagetr.• Pm( itsaiiris
iesicthime,w--as es-v.:vs-hem spsismecui. . ,
IB ll eot 3A3313e1l 2lr 3 COO eltraW cob II
then, :boo gra rXri•t tto bust sem *oar Loot
fare eaces.
,v,".-; se 4.;:i01,^e4,
' Aaron Thiry;