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During the recent trial, at Baltimore, of
a sea captain, named 11 7 1)). K. Gardiner,
and his mato, Wm. Humphries, for killing
the black cook of their vessel, (the brig
Frances Jane,) the testimony all went to
develope a series of the most atrocious
act 3 of barbarity towards the poor negro,
(a slave named Thomas,) that lye ever
heard of or invented even by the masters
of the dark ages. It appears that Thomas
the cook, was rather a dirty negro, and for
a punishment, the captain and mate un
dertook to make him eat his own filth and
slops—actually whipping the miserable
cook until he died in the attempt to swal
low the filthy garbage and dirt of the
cook's gallery. The testimony of Charles
Perry (ono of the hands — on --board the
Frances Jane) will give the reader an idea
of the monstrous doings of these tyrants of
the sea towards the dirty, but unfortunate
negro. His testimony is corroherated by
all the sailors f and is doubtless true in the
main—though we are aware 'sailors aro
apt to embelliSh a little :
"Thomas was a dirty negro there is no
doubt, and the captain had ordered him.to
be flogged several times for it. Ono day
he received a dozen lashes and was then
asked by the captain if he would do his
work ;he said, try, sir,' he replied two
or.three times to this effect. and finally
added that 'he had been a slave thirty
~ years, and his master. had never served
f him that way ;' the captain then said, 'you
Shear what that nigger says ; dont he de.
serve more,' and put the same question to
the pilots ; nobody answered ; the captain
• told the mate to give him another dozen
any he'd see him out ; they were given
and as the men went forward the captain
called them back a asked them if they
had got anything t ay about it. Brown
said he had nothi a to say ; ho came a
board to do trio duty. mitt the
captain, 'that's all we want.' Rogers
said something to the same effect, and the
captain remarked to you're the
spokesman, I suppose ; Well, we'll look
to you; you can .taiaeu 50..0 3 6 oursOlf. 1 —
On the morning, of Sunday was called to
breakfast, at half-past 7, o'clock, and
soon afterwards called to wash decks
down; heard the. cook hallooing; the
mate was beatidg him by the after hatch
with a piece of rope; he had hold of the
two ends, and was flogging him with the
bite of it. .The captain stood by looking
• .on. Heard the captain say, 'Eat it, with
an oath, eat it. The mate beating him,
and heaving water on him; think when I
first saw him that . morning he had some
sort of a shirt on, with pantaloons and
boots: but afterwards It'e had no shirt on;
• think they were close on two hours hea
ling the man ; they were over an . hour
any way ; when I came up I saw a pan of
potatoes peelings, and beef in it, but I don't
know what else there was in it; they -were
felting him to eat it ; heard the cook
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crying out all the time that they, were
beating him, Idol* kill me Mr. mate, let
•me die.' When he could'nt cry out . any
,more, the mate took hold of him and drag.
,ged him. a little ways to: the gangway; the
man could'nt • walk; there the second.
mate hove, some Water: on him ; saw . him
drink salt water; • I passed some water to
.the mato; we wore washing decks, and
'he asked me to pasi3 him some; tho, cook
was pretty dirty then, some part of him—
dirt from himself; the salt water was pas-
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sed to the cook to drink, in a 9uart pot be
longing te..me; eitn't say whether the
cook threw tip.or not from drinking' the
.salt water,; there was a sort of bloody
froth abOur his mouth :,• , While at the gang
way,, they sent Charles Rogers for a: rope'
to give him a tow overboard ; they Were
,Outtlrig it around him, but took it offagain;
then the tnato kicked him there once or
twice, and finally dragged hinLjntq. the
galley ; Mr; Brown came to relieve mo
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see the cook ; they wore then rubbing him
with turpentine ; every now and then the
captain and mate would feel his pulse :
they said he wasn't ,dead ; the captain
asked 'whose fault is it—it's his own fault
ain't it—he choked himself to death didn't
he?' They got some brandy there after
awhile, and opened his mouth to get some
brandy down; there was froth and pota.
toe feelings in it, and a piece of 'beef was
found in his mouth; they took it out and
poured the brandy down his throat. He
was at length laid on the water casks, and
at 10 or 11 o'clock that night was sewed
up and thrown_ overboard; his eyes was
swelled up and bunged up, and good deal
disfigured; he was a healthy mar); heard
him complain of no disease, but of being
whipped the day before ; I sa►ir the cook
in the galley on Sunday morning, before
ho was beat, and supposed he cooked the
The captain and mate were blind guil
ty of manslaughter, and we trust they
will be severely punished—but even this
is doubtful, as the negro was a miserable,
Col. Bissel's Retreat at Buena Ilstn
W e have been told by one who was
there, the minutia: of this proceeding.—
When the aid on duty (who was Colonel
Churchill) gave Col. Bissell the order to
retreat, the Indiana regirnent was in ra
pid flight in rear of Bissell's, scattered o
ver a Windt) of ground, each man evi
dently thinking the battle lost, and trying
to save himself; and as soon as Bissell's
men should be fitced about to WI back,
those 'flying men would be in lull view,
and of course the panic they were under . ,
I must naturally influence sputewhat those
who stood. Six thourid Mexican in
fantry Nvc re pouring dow'n upon the de
voted regiment, in steady advance by
column, in front and (lank, assailing them
in poi it blank distance, with a steady
hail storm of fire and lead ; four thousand
cavalry were looming up behind these
columns of infantry, waiting for a fltvora
ble moment, at the least sign of tvaveringl
on our part, to charge, and complete the
work of destruction, three pieces of ar
tillery were thundering on them their
death messengers of grape and canister,
tearing through :heir ranks like a h:iil
storm of vengeance, and they scorned to
stand alone, exposed to all this concentra
ted attack, determined On their annihila
To the aid, Col. Bissell replied : "I am
not ready to retreat yet, " whilst his regi
ment continued returning the lire of the
Mexicans. In a few moments, the Col.
ordered, "cease firing?" "shoulder arms !
dress !" The Mexican fire was abated,
and then for at least two minutes did that
noble body of men stand under a steady
galling and raking fire of artillery and
cavalry advancing upon them, unblench
ing and unwavering, without firing a gull.
Not a man moved, while their Colonel's
eye ran along the line to see if 'any one
quailed.—" About face ! " "dress !" "for
ward march ?" they moved off in coin
won time. "Quick time—march? "
and Ill.. , ostmont rotirJ usadc.
stances which have never (idled beltre in
the history of war in causing a panic.—
The Mexicans considered themselves
certain of victory, and with "vivas"and
"hurrahs," on came their splened cavalry,
surging in their green and scarlet, their
plumes waving, atntibeir lances gleamtvg
in the sun, with their thousand gay
streamers catching the glistening beams
as every breath of air fluttered them like
glittering leaves of a fairy forest, upon
that apparently devoted body of men.
Two hundred yards quickly passed,
Bissell's men reached the spot designed
for thorn to hold. The lancers was pre
paring for the last charge, which was to
hurl our bravo Allows into the ravine
below them. "Halt ! dross!" Coolly
and caimlyits if on parade, did those Suc
kers obeye the command, whilst the thun
der of squadron after squadron on the
slope they- had just left, told that the ene
my was upon them. They could not
see thorn, but they could hear the horses
hoofs, the jingle of sabers and the clatter
of lances, the inspiriting charge of the
bugle and the "vivas ' of the men, as they
rushed on to the seemingly easy' victory ;
and no doubt many a heart fluttered, and
many .an eye glanced. involuntarily a
round—for it is a fearful thing to know
that an enemy is upon yout back, but
not a muscle swerved.
" About face ! " " commence firing!"
and a volley of musketry rolled upon
those huzzaing cavaliers, which silenced
their cheering ; and as 'column and rank
Went down before that deadly and steady
their numbers lessened and their
chargers swerved from this serried _lino
of men who knew no defeat ;•their column
wavered, trembled, as it were, Slackened
in speed, and broke in confusion, Rally-
ing back in tumultuous retreat upon tho
infantry, the wholer division 'WaS'involved
in inextricablo'confusion',and in -disorder
loft the field. Thus was the tido of battle
turned on that eventful day, and less than
half a full regiinent in numbers defeated
ten thousand of the flower of Santa tin•
mt's army ; and that, lb°, whon' tic cue.
my WllB rushing in, flushed by victory,
and encouraged by the flight of one regi
merit, saving the credit of our arms and
the lives of the thousands who stood there
with them.—lllinois Argus.
There are two grand pathways to fhtne
and fortune in life. One is that ofthe vain
and haughty ,blusterer, who rises by the
Pears and follies of others ; tho other of
him who rises by their love.° It is easy
to see that the latter is the happiest man of
the two ; and we do see it exemplified on
every hand. A proud man can never,
be happy. The great object of life is con
tent, and a grave where real mourners
will come. These cannot be won, except
by modesty and direction.
You may brow-beat your neighbors in
to flattery and assistance, but the disposi
iton you cultivate in yourself by pursue
ing such a coarse, is a greater curse than
its success is a blessing. Arrogance and
sarcasm may make them appear great,
and attract attention, but such is not an
enviable distinction. They Make the na
tures of those. who use them unhappy ;
they foster scandal, hate retaliation; and
those who are too timid to retort them o
penly, will revenge them in secret.
flow oflen-do we see, in the spOntane
tins uprising of the people's hearts tow
ards a, kind, unaffected and unassuming
genieus, a lesson of humility more elo
quent than words. Man's nature is not
so vile as not to be impressed with the gra
ces of virtue and a constant desire to give
every one his due—to acknowledge the
rights of the humblest, and lo be urbane
to all. These arc nobilities which never
go tinreward.:ll, never die; and while their
opposites in time make their possessors
miseralle, even in the midst of splendor,
these pervade the humblest home with.the
balm of contentment, and joy to the for
tune to the glorious
Study hunlility and the art of pleasing.
Shun ostentation, and bow to the merits of
all. Seek rather to govern by affection
than assumption, and you will learn what
peace Christ felt in the midst of the jeers
of the _haughty -and vile. And even in
affliction, when the hand of reverse lies
heavily on you, meek sweetness of soul,
will sustain and adorn you, vindicate the
bright consistency of your character, and
make you appear noble in the eyes of all.
The immense beds of bituminous call
found in the volley of the Ohio, till the
mind with wonder. Age, after age, suc
cessive growth of plants spring up in the
same region ,whore entombed beneath thick
strata of shale to the depth of more than
1,000 feet; while beneath the whole lay
tiro bed elan ocean, covered with fossil
salt. Indications of coal are found at in
tervals across the...great valley from the
Alleghany to the Rocky Mountains. It
is lodnd near the surface in Ohio, Ken
tucky, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri, raid, 1
without doubt, may be found beneath the
extensive territory, depositi which from
uustratum of the great prairies in
the central and northern parts of the wes
tern States. As low down as New Ma
drid, on the Mississipi, coal was thrownl
up from beneath the bed of the river by
the great earthquake of 1812—a sal
eictit proof ofits continuation in the most
depressed part of the great valley. 'l'hnt
the coal is of vegitable origin, no one who I
has ever read much upon the subject, or
personally examined the coal-beds will
Time was when it was considered a
peculiar mineral product, formed in the
same manner and at the same time with
the rocks that surround it. The product
of its chemical analysis being altogether
vegetable, and the artificial formation of
coal from wood by Sir James Hall, have
silericed all doubts on the subject. The
only mystery now is,how such vast quan
tities of vegitable matter could be • accu
mulated and grown on the spot where they
were kurierf. That they grow in general
on the surface now occupied by the coal,
appears certain, from the perfect state in
which the most delicate stems and leaves
aro preserved. Had they . been transpor
ted by currents of water, and especially
from any distance, it. is hardly possible!
that thy should not have received more
damage. The climate at that • period
must havo been more humid than at Pres
ent; as many' of the plants aro of 'those
familios which now grow only in tropical
climates ; and as the laws of nature never
change, this may be 'deemed a correct in
Mr. Willis speaks of a hiviliciFfi, r .q. , , , i nt
ry girl, (city girls'aro • s *liii - Z,
some,) whom he met in tii,,,,,,A
Now York, as, one ; ",the da,A .
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The Two Roads of Life.
ORIGIN OF COAL,
Rtporto•l for the l'onnay!van on
Immune Destruction of Property—Dreadfu
Loss of Life and Limb.
EST; MATED DAMAGE, 5,000,000
Yesterday afternoon our city was visit
ed by the most disastrous conflagration
within the recollection of the oldest in
, habitant. The wind was blowing freshly
from the south-eastward, about half past 4
o'clock, when the fire originated in the up,
per room of the large double building, No.
78,north Delaware avenue, and when first
discovered, the whole appartment was in
a sheet of flames. Never have we seen a
fire rage so fearfully, nor our brave, and
valiant firemen strive so assiduously to
master the flames as on this occasion. . It
is true their unceasing efforts tritirrifihed,,
but not until some $5,000,000, worth of
property was destroyed, and a space left
vacant embracing ',early twenty acres of
Scarcely a second had elapsed before
that large building through to Water street
was entirely enveloped ill the flames,while
the one adjoining north, .No. 80, was on
fire, as well as the one, south, No. 78.
Before the devouring element had reached
the ground floor of the building in which
the fire originated, a quantity of saltpetre
(rumor says 1000 sacks) which was in the
first and second stories of the establish
ment, fronting on Water street, owned and
occupied by John Brock, exploded with a
fearful report and crash, rending the walls
asunder and throwing the flukes of com
bustable'material several squares north,
south, east and west, communicating to
a large number of houses which will be
detailed below as fully as we have been a
ble to gather them at the terrible exciting
moment, when the heavens are illumed by
the glare of fire, — the alarm bells aro peal
ing for more aid, the fire bells are sum
moning together their spartan band, and
the working of the numerous appara
tus are heard for squares, amid the shrieks
of the dying and the groans of the woun
Delaware avenue was completely filled
with a dense mass of human beings,among
whom were several hundreds of the fire
men, engaged at their engines and hose
carriages. The first explosion did not
cause much excitement, and little or no
fear with the mass ; nor did the second,
except some slight fears of safety, when
they moved towards the easternmost edge
of the wharves. The third explosion, how
ever, was fatal in many cases, and proved
the death of a number of men, women and
children, on this avenue and water street.
The scene presented was frightful--indeed,
appaling in the extreme; and such as we
cannot, nor will not, attempt to describe.
On the eastern flout of the above stores,
when the third and last oxp'osion occur
red, the run for life was terrific. Men and
boys, firemen and by - slanders, re.shed a
way from the ruinous conflagration ; and,
as they endeavored to eet bey, a 1
of dansci , mmereds rolled over each oth
er, while running and jumping upon the
large collections ofcotton, and other goods
on the wharves. Several persons were
knocked down, as if dead, and hundreds
ran over them, causing legs and arms to
be broken, and injuries to be inflicted ofa
very serious character. In the fright,
some were thrown into the Deleware,while
a large number jumped voluntarily in, to
shield themselves from the bricks and cin
ders-thrown from the burning stores.
The three stores above. mentioned were
owned by John Brock, and were occupied
—NO 76, by Ridgeway & Budd, Flour
and Commission Merchants from Delaware
avenue to Water street. No 78, the nor
thern huller the first floor by Jacob F.
Levering, as a room for storage of-molas
ses and sugars ; the second story by Gor
don & Berger, as a Hay and Straw estab
lishment : the third as a storage room,and
the fourth by Wnmpolo & Stmen, Sail,
I makers. The southern half of this doub- As far as we have been able to learn,
I le building was occupied on the Delaware wo give the following list of the killed and
i front by John Keller, as the St. Charles wounded : David Mulford, a member of
Hotel and bowling saloons, on the Water the Northern, Liberty Hose, killed, in wa,l
I street:front, by Mr Brock for his saltpetre ters,treet, at the time of the third "oxplo
I l arrangements. No. 80 was in the °den- sion. Ho resided in New. Market, above
1 pancy of the Lehigh Transportation Line Coates, and has loft a wifo and child.
below ; the second story by Willia,'4 Lt,,.!. Mortimor Morris a young man,..sa,itto
man, inspector of Flour;
th e v.. O , IIY (?th, 1850: - ~, adler Of the United Star -
storage purposes, and the fourth ';l,,
yard & Shindler, Sailmakers. -TA.iffitali. JMNI4II" ' .
were totally destroyed, with,k . • . 'e l k -,.. • I d . ',
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I of Flour and a
. large (lowed I '
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Kidgway & V ''ill. 12!7 : f. ' • H
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The lumber yards of James Galbraith
and John Bender, above Vine street, ex
tending from the wharf to Water street,
were entirely destroyed.
Several thrilling scenes occurred. A
member of the Harmony Engine, with a
branch pipe in his hand, was thrown at
the time of the explosion, from the top of a
house down into Water street, landing up
on his feet. He escaped without injury,
and immediately resumed his arduous du
Mr. Brooks. of the United
states Engine, narrowly escaped death at
Second and Vine streets. He was enga
ged in using a side stream at the time.
The Good Will Engine Company had
most of their hose destroyed,a nd th9 : Sou
wark Hose carriage was somewhat dama
On Water street, and the wharf, the
fire crossed Callowhill street, and eio,4,:nd.:
ed nearly half a square. The lumber
yard of Simmons & Wayne was entirely
At about midnight,the. dames were some
what subdued ; yet up to 3 o'clock this
morning the firemen were still hard at
At toast FIVE HUNDRED HOUSES
have been totally destroyed.
Several Fire Companies - front, German.'
town, Manayunk, Frankford, and West
Philadelphia, were present and did good
her shop kept by a man named White,and
about fifteen other buildings; and on the
west sido the whole block from Vine to
Callowhill street, numbering about thirty
buildings. Amorg these latter are the large
baking establishment of J. G. Basler.
The extensive salt and produce store of
Messrs. Wright, Nephew & Co., en north
side of Vineand Water, extending through
to the wharf, is a perfect wreck. The wood
wharf adjoining is also gone, together• with
a large amount of salt, fish, &c.
On the west side of Water street,. were
the premises of Micheal Carlin, tavern
keeper ; Thomas Quigg & Brothers, tail-
ors ; Thomas McGovern, tavern ; Catha
rine Sullivan,iron store; Phillip McGrath
tailor; George McGehan, shop keeper;
two houses owned by widow McCarty ;
Thomas McGovern, jr., tavern ; Joseph
King, sailor ; two houses occupied by the
Crowleys ; Edward Harhacks, iron store ;
Thomas B. Black, boarding house ; Den
nis Murphy, pedlcr ; Thomas :ticket), plum
ber ; and Timothy Sullivan ; all destroy
The following houses were nearly all
destroyed on the east side of Second street
commencing at the north east corner of
Second and New street—No. It+s, Evan
Green, carpet store; No. 187, C. F Knapp
Clothing store ; No. 189, Chas Hayward,
stove manufacturer arid copper smith; No.
191 S. N. Murphy's pine and lard oil es
tablishment ; No 193, the Barley Sheaf
Hotel kept by M. Watson; N 0195, .1. Van -
zant, grocery store; No. 197, C. T. Amos,
sheet iron maker; No. 199, Moss & Dith
er, stove store; same building, Ethan Com
ly, dry good store.
No. 201, (South-cast corner of Second
and Vine street,) H. Houston's drug store
No. 203, North-east corner of Second and
Vine street, J. Knight & Co's iron and
coal store ; No. 203, C. C. Ralph's hat
store ; No, 207, Morgan & Co's bed and
feather store; No. 209, D. Devine's candy
establishment; Nu. 211, W. L. Orth, pa
per hanger; No. 213 W. Heiss, Jr., mine
ral water establishment; No. 215, unoccu
pied; No. 217, Joseph Lafferty's clothing
store; No. 219, Jr. McConaghy, grocer ;
223, new store, unoccupied; No 225, Yo
culm & Wilson, morocco dmssers; No 227
F. Hallowell's leather store; No 229 T. F.
Parry's leather store ; No. 231, Vetterlein
& Co's segar store; No 433, Hill & Kline
stove store ; No. 235, Mr Gilbert, (form
erly the firm of Gilbert & Nichols,) furni
ture store; No. 237, C. Keyser's clothing
TILE RULED AND WOUNDED
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5 do or hull 20 a column. 12 months . 00
10 do or one column, . 6 montho 20.4 1
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Of et•cry descriplio,!,printed In the very ben 8A
and on the shorn:se nolice: at Ow Co UNTRII,not.
LAR Office . •
rents reside in Water street, was burned .
It is reported that a young and interesting
daughter of.lames Alexander, Constable of
Upper Delaware Ward, had her head en
tirely blown off her shoulders by the ex
David May, a young man aged 19, re
siding in Crown street near Franklin, was
instantly killed, by being struck on• the
head with a brick„
A young mat) .named Hainan, said to
be a member of the Spring Garden Hose
Compapy, is reported to have been killed,
' A woman, two boys, and two girls %Vore
taken to the North east station house.—
They were all burnt, and presented a hor
rible appearance. They were not recog
nized, and their bodies were subsequently
removed to the green house, ay.d the Cor.
ones held an inquest to-day.
A young woman, a Miss Drake, , mtni
burned, and almoFir instantly killed.
The most horrible of ull, was a woman
and five children all burnt to death. Their
crisped remains were rescued by semen
izens, headed by police officer Keller.—
Their bodies were taken ton house in Front
street above New, but shortly Idler this,
ail the houses were in flumes and it is not
huown whether their bodies were removecl
Wm. L. Backman had both legs broken.
Taken to the hospital.
George Smith, a member of the Phoenix
Engine Company, arm broken.
Meyers Flesham, residing in Drinker's
alley, was severely wounded by a brick
thrown from the explosion.
Thomas Steps, a member of the Vigi.
lant Engine Company, very severely in•
jured by being crushed between the en
gine and falling bricks, at the time of the
explosion. Taken to the hospital.
John Patterson, a lad, living at No. 25
Prune street, was shockingly burned about
his body, legs and arms.
Wm. Backman, a grain measurer, both
Henry Croeket, a lad residing in seventh
street, below Washington, was burned
awfully about his legs, face, body and
Cornelius O'Brien, anti brukeri. Tn.
ken lo the hospital.
Thomas Steel, knocked down and *ren
dered insensible, by a wall falling upon
him. Taken to the hospital.
Micheal Shultz, a fireman, blown oil c.
house, and received a serious lacture of
Sarah Dougherty burned in a shocking
manner about her head and person. Taken
to the hospital.
Wm. Mills, a weaver, residing in tIW
vicinity of Otter street and Fifilik ford road,
both legs broken.
A little girl was taken to the Hospital
with her arms broken and body badl
Henry Gera"as, collar hone broken.
Thomas McNeely. I,r-mrozrr, - Trrta'ri
Flass Ilammieres, a German,budy bu: r.
ed. Taken to th'e hospital.
Robert Craig, horribly burned about his
head, body and arms. Taken to the hos :
& mend members of the Good Will En
gine Company, it is reported, were injured
by the explosion. -
A little girl, name unknown, was shock
ingly burned, and had ono of her- :arms
broken. She seemed to suifer greatly.—
Her piteous gFoans as she was carried to
the hospital, excited the deepest emotions
Joseph Carr was badly injured in his
side and back.
Joseph Hine, a shoemaker, hnd. his legs
and body burned by the explosion.'"
Wm. It. Bockus, a•member of the Uni . -
la .. . States Engine had his .ardtlo injured
by being run over by a dray on the ivbarl.
Alexander Simpson, a member of the
United States Engine, bad his hand con
Wm. Smith, a member of the llmbane
Hose, had his band crushed' and othr:rviv. ,
was seriously injured,
John Shillingsburg, a member of the U,
States Engine; residing on Fourth street,
below Callowhill, was jarried out of,A3"`"-• 7 . •
street on a settee I .l . ,;.*.T , liured--" ° ,,, • •
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