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C3Sixten lino make square.
J!' J JJ ! 'L'."a.! J! . i . .1 at u"j
Fron ihe A. Y. Sunday Mercury.
St a it as tinctured with a solution tf tubUmittf.
Tia twilight' hour yon golden cloud
That seems a living thing,
la very like a feather ahook
Prom off norne angel'a wing
And cloae behind those vapory folds,
The evening drama around.
On pillows etulled with puiple down
The goda are sleeping sound.
Sleep on alccp on ye gentle goda t
With crimson screens before ye ;
There ia no danger, 'way up there.
Of bed buga era w ling o'er ye t
Stop the machine, Bill, for mercy' sake ! We'll
give it up as a bad job. My genius is all exhaus
ted. Tve no more ideas to throw Into the hopper ;
and, if I had, I should aave them for another occa
sion. Take of the crank wash the rollers and
give the whole concern a good oiling. Sroosa,
TUB EDITOR TO HIS ARM CHAIR.
Caps Islam, July 26. 1841.?
Miller'a House, Congress Hall.
Vw Dear Arm Chair :
I rarely visit a place without making enquiries
for some of its traditions, seeking out sonic of tho
eldcts who bring down with them the stories of
the other generation, and thus enable us to judge
of the feelings and belief of the past, of whom we
know the name possessions, and the public acts.
In all ages men have been wonderfully alike in the
great concernments of politics and patriotism ; and
each generation has been tho counterpart of the
Mhcr in some leading public character. Tho his
orian, or the biographer, seta these men and their
Jeeda before the world; and a philosophical inqui
rer compares the heroea of different a gee, and finds
ut little to distinguish one from the other, when
ill circumstances are weighed with them.
The moralist inquires more closely into the feei
ng of the undistinguished, and learns to appreci
ate the man without the adventitious trappings
ind performance of the hero. In many places I
tave derived profit from protracted conversationa
vith some ancient resident, who, without the
rouble of a comparison, or a deduction, haa given
ne facta of elder times, which have opened up
icjrts that seemed to others to have been as close
.a the gravea in which they now mouldor.
1 have not been as successful here as elswhrre,
Che residents on this Island, ao far as I can gather,
re not generally natives even of this section of
ountry, the elders especially ; and they exh'Ut a
nuch greater tact in the modern art of money ma
ting, than in gathering and imparling knowledge
if time past. " 'Tia their vocation." I had given
lp all hope of acquiring any material for eon versa
ion or writing among the residents, when, a few
'.ays since, as I waa leaning against a fence in the
ear of the bowling alley, and looking off upon tho
icean, and around upon the beautiful shores, and
lintanl line of tho opposite Cape, just faintly dis
enable in the mist, I was accosted by an old man
vilh, the customary aalutions, which I cheerfully
exchanged. He waa a native of this country, and
ud grown old in the ways of his people. I ques
ioned him as to the wonder of the place, but found
hat he had nothing of the kind to relate.
"Are there no legends connected with places a
long the shore 1"
"None," said he, "that I know of."
"But you have a haunted house on the main
and." "Yes," said the old man amilingly, "there
was a ghost or two there."
"Well, how came they there, and what became
if the strange visiters ? I ahould like to go to the
louse with you, and have you tell me all about
ihose 'spirits' in their own circle."
Why as to that, there are more haunted places
ilian one in this neighborhood. The atrip of
ground oil which yonder bowling alley waa built,
was once haunted ; and there are many now alive
who saw the ghost walk among the graves, then
numerous, and visible in that place."
"Waa that a burying ground t"
"Yes ; the dead bodies of persona cast athore
from wrecks on this beach were taken thither and
"Did y ou ever see the ghost of which you apeak 1"
"I taw it once standing within twenty feet of
I felt that I had atiuck a vein which would be pro
ductive, aa it waa long since I had heard of a real
ghost ; and fiom the appearance of the old man, he
waa not likely to jeat in aucb matters.
The bell then rang for the table, and I waa called
away to attend upon my female companion. It
was not until tha next evening that I aaw the old
man again. Ha was leaning againat a rough fence,
and looking occasionally out upon the ocean, and
then at the site of tha old burying ground.
I immediately drew his attention to the aubject
of our former conversation. He hesitated for aoma
time to comply with my request to tell the ghost
atory, and referred me to persons who recollected
tha apparition. But I preferred his edition and, af
ter aaying that it might spoil some interesting illu
sion, retting his arms upon tha fence, and collect'
ing hi thought at if to ill on aoine date, h thua
The old Man' Ghost Story,
Tt was in tho winter of 18, and in the midst
of one of the severest storms of the aeason, that
a brig, coming from Boston, struck Upon the shoals
off this beach. Nothing but a mirarlo could have
saved the life of a aingle human being on board,
and that miracle, I believe, waa not interposed in
the behalf of a aingle one of either crew or passen
gers. Several bodlea Were shortly afterward found
upon the shore ; they were supposed to belong to
the Boston brig. Leaning on ono of the bodies,
which was apparently better dressed than the oth
er, waa a large dog, nearly a liff with ice a hi
human companions, but ho was not dead. The
bodies were taken to a building, and left in the clo
thing in which they were found, whilo the dog,
with aome aid, followed mo to my house. A collar
on hi neck bore the name of A. Dcpbist. The
animal returned with me the next morning, and
recognized Immediately the body upon which he
waa leaning when first discovered. This led to the
belief that he waa fondling on his former master
a belief strengthened by the discovery of a small
medal hanging to the neck of the dcccaced, upon
which the name of A. Dupoint was scratched or
cut with a penknife. The medal was half of some
foreign silvor coin. I removed it from tho neck,
and aided in giving burial to the dead aranger. The
medal I hung in my parlor. We subsequently
learned that the vessel, when she feft Boston, had
one passenger. Notice of the wreck, and the name
upon the dog'a collar, and the medal, was given in
the papers, I think, at that time; hut we heard
nothing, as there was no proiierly t give sanctity
to the dead. People, I find, do not inquire so close
ly after sick or dead relatives, if the sufferers have
not their pains increased by disposable or hereditary
property. Such a possession, I find, createa strong
As the dog brought no name with him, we gave
him that of his master; and Dupoint came to be an
inmaU of my family, though he never forgot the
place in which his master was buried. Thither he
repaired aa often aa he came to the Island, and seem
ed to linger over the spot, aa if sacred associations
connected him with the grave.
Two or three year after the shipwreck, and du
ring the height of our bathing season, I waa request,
ed by a lady to look for a trunk, which hod probably
been taken to the other house. "It ha upon it,"
aaid she, "the name of A. Dupoint."
"I am afraid," she added, "you wilt forget the
"Not at all, madam," aaid I, "by the token that I
have a dog of the same name."
When I relumed, the lady was bo much pleased
with the result of my eriand, that sho acked by
what good luck ahe had the honor of sharing her
name with a dog. So I told her how the animal
came by the name, and then, I think, for the first
time, I looked into her face. It was beautiful, mar
ked, indeed, by a settled melancholy, from which a
smilo faded away, like the gleam of cundlo light
which i-i passing over the lawn.
The lady aaid the would come and are her name
sake when they rode out. And in a few day a
carriage atopped at my door, and the same lady waa
handed out by a gentleman whose dresa indicated
that he was a clergyman.
She inquired for the dog, but learned, from my
family, that he had accompanied me to the Island.
Aa she evinced, or expressed some interest in the
animal, on account of hi name, though it is proba
ble that ahe reelly thought little of the circumstance.
my wife told her that there was something else in
the house which bore her name also. Astonished
at the popularity of her name in my family, she de
sired to know what it was, and, accordingly, the
piece of coin was taken fiom its place, and brought
It waa fearful, thry said, lo look on the young
woman when her eye first rested on the silver. My
wife was afraid of convulsions, but fainting ensued,
and when ahe was sufficiently recovered they con
veyed her bsck to the Island, whither I repaired a
gain next morning, and in private acquainted her
with the circumstance by which I came in posses
sion of the silver and the dog. I inferred, without
being fully informed, that the young lady had left
Scotland after a pledge of marriage, and that the
young man was fulliling hi promise to come lo
her in America. The dog belonged to her brother,
and the tuhen liore her name and not his.
I pointed out to her the place in which If iltiam
had been buried, and took my leave, promising
when I came again to bring the old dog with me.
I learned that the gentleman in attendance waa
an avowed lover.
It waa about this lime that one of the servanta of
the family whimpered to another his belief that a
ghoat bad been seen among the grave. Wateh
waa kept from a distance, and the belief waa con
firmad by th appearance after midnight of a figure
in white, moving slowly around the grave.
Having suspicions that I knew more of the ghost
than most other, I determined to watch the next
night, and ascertain whether 1 was right in my cou-
jecture. Accordingly, about midnight I took a
station near where wa now aland, and shortly after
wards saw approaching a white figure, apparently
a female. She advanced slowly and looked cau
tioualy around ; then ahe kneeled slowly upon the
grave of William, and poured forth a flood of tear,
I could hear that the prayed, but the constant dash
of tha wave against tha shot prevented me from
distinguishing many of tha words of her prayer. I
heard occasionally a sentence one in particular I
yet remember. She seemed lo have had in view
other trouble and other sorrows than those result
ing immediately from tho death of him over whom
she kneeled, and she was asking for aupport under
the new trials that awaited her. Th petition, how
ever, conctuded with the followTng quotation:
"Lover and friend hast thou put far from me and
mine acquaintance into darkness."
Just then I saw a figure emerging from the sha
dow of the house, and moving towards the grave.
I looked anxiously, and discovared that it waa the
dog Dupoint I waa fearful that he would alarm
her, and render it necessary for me to discover my
elf to prevent harm ; but the animal moved for
ward alowly, until he came in full eight at the female.
He paused, and advanced, and paused again. The
woman atarted when ahe discovered Dupoint. The
dog sprung toward her, and fell crouching at her
feet. - Poor dog, poor Cato," said ahe, calling him
by hi proper name, "yon at least are spared to me."
She knelt down to cares the animal, and both were
prostrate over the grave of a beloved friend. That
night taught the young woman that her heart waa
in the grave with William, and she refused Ihe ad
dresses of Ihe clergyman in attendance ; and when
only a few month ago I heard of her death, and
received back poor old Dupoint, who had lcn her
companion, I wished that one decent grave might
have been the resting place of William and Anna;
nor do I think that tha earth would be deaecrated
ahould poor old Dupoint, when he cornea to die, lie
laid by their aide.
You wiii ask, "ia this ghost atorv true 1" "Un
doubtedly, my dear chair, aa true a you live."
Thine, THE EDITOR.
Ituckingliam'fi Character of Ame
In his book of travels in America,
Buckingham has the following obser
vations on the character of the Women
of America: "The American ladies
did not appear to me to eviace the same
passionate admiration which is con
stantly witnessed among English fe
males, for the pursuit or object in which
they are engaged. Neither painting,
sculpture, poetry, or music, neither the
higher topics of intellectual convcrsa
lion, nor the lighter beauties of the bel
les lettres, seem to move them from the
general apathy and indifTerence, or
coldness of temperament which is their
most remarkable defect. In England,
Scotland, and Ireland in Germany,
France, and Italy, and even Spain and
Portugal, well educated women evince
an enthusiasm, and express, because
they feel a passionate delight in spea
king of works of art which they may
have seen, of literary productions which
they may have read, or of poetry or
music which they may have heard ; and
the sympathy which they thus kindle
in the minds of others only seem to in
crease the fervor and intensity of their
own. Among the American ladies, of
the best education, I have never yet
witnessed any thing approaching to
this; and as it is not deficiency of in
formation, for most of them possess a
wider circle of knowledge, in whatever
is taught at school, than ladies do with
us, it must be a deficiency of taste and
feeling. Whether this is the result of
climate and physical temperament, as
some suppose, or the mere influence of
cold manners, as others imagine I can
not determine ; though I am inclined to
adopt the former supposition, because
the same phlegmatic temperament is
evinced in the progress of that which
if women have any passion at all, how
ever deepseated it may be, will assured
ly bring it out. I mean the progress of
their attachments, or loves; lor 1 have
neither heard nor seen any evidence of
that all obsorbing and romatic feeling,
by which this passion is accompanied
in its development, in all the countries
I have named, and although probably
the American woman malie the most
faithful wives, and most correct mem
bers of society, than any nation or
community can furnish, I do not think
they love with the same intensity as the
women of Europe, or would be readj
to make such sacrifices of personal
consideration, in rank, fortune, or cons
veniences of life, for the sUe of obtain
ing the object of their affections, as
women readily an'i perpetually do with
PatCciova CirNips. At alula meeting of the
Soo'.ety for the Encouragement of Pine Aits, in
London, the first pi ite for oil painting was gained
by Guatave Guardaut, a child only nine year of
The learned and caustic Bishop Warbutton aaid,
"it ia wrong to define man to be a reasoning ani
mal ; all that we can predicate of him is, that he is
an animal capable of reasoning." W every day
meet with facta confirming the truth of this humili
ating lemark. Button MtrtantiU Jvurnul.
From Dr. Itortm'i Frist Euay,
Of all the blessings bestowed on the
husbandman by the beneficent hand of
an all-wise Creator, next to puro water
perhaps should bo placed lime. It has
been well observed that those substan
ces most essential to the life of man
have, by the goodness of n divine Pro
vidence, been distributed in the greatest
abundance, and over the greatest ex
tent of the globe. This is certainly the
case with water, which covers a great
portion of it, and without which man
could not long exist. So with lime,
which forms whole chains of mountains;
is a component part of all soils; is a
constituent part of most grain ; and en
ters essentially into the formation of
man, as well as the lower grade of ani
mals. So far as chemical science has
developed the resources of nature, lime
is believed to be the only article that
can give pcrmanant fertility to soils;
and from the most accurate experi
ments that have been made, on very
fertile soils, they have been found to
contain at least one-tenth part of lime.
In a soil containing the other essential
ingredients of silex, alumina, and vege
table matter in due proportion, with
one-tenth lime, as above stated, nothing
can be easier, on the part of the good
husbandman, than to keep it in a state
of fertility any given length of time.
This is the only substance that can
be obtained by agricnltuiists generally,
in such quantities and such prices as
will admit of its use as a manure, for a
restoration of the soil. It may be ap-
Elied in various ways; but that which
as been found best is to spread it on a
grass sod, soon after it is slaked, and
while in a state of fine powder. This
part of the process is more essential than
at first view may occur to casual ob
servers. If the lime be permitted to
get so wet. afler being slaked, to form
lumps, it will do but little good, as will
appear more plain for what we shall
say presently. The lime should, as a
general rule, be spread in the fall, that
it may lie through the winter to be dis
solved by the cold rains ; lime posses
sing the singular property, perhaps dif
ferent from any other substance, of be
ing dissolved more readily in cold than
in warm water.
It requires, I think, about COO pounds
of cold water to dissolve one pound of
lime ; hence the impropriety of putting
a large quantity on the soil at once, as a
considerable portion would in that case,
by absorbing carbonic acid from the
atmosphere, uecome what it was before
it was burnt limestone, or carbonate
The quantity proper for different
soils must, of course,' vary from 50 to
150, or even 200 bushels ; but I would
recommend the application of but 50
bushels at once, w inch quantity may be
repeated until the requisite fertility is
obtained. Let it be observed that I
speak of unslaked lime, w hen 1 mention
It would not be proper to attempt to
lime more than one field a year, and
but few can accomplish that, if the field
be large. In this way the profits, deri
vable from liming, will, after the first
year, nearly cover the expenses j or at
any rate they will greatly assist in the
Let no one, however, be too sanguine of great
nd immediate profits! (hey will come aomewhat
alow, but lure. In Rome instances the advantage
of liming have been made in such an almost im
perceptible manner, that farmers have been discou
raged. Generally, however, thoae who have used
lime are pleased, and regret that they hava not the
means of doing it more extensively.
Lime, like all other alkaline manure ahould be
kept aome time on the aurface, for the purpose a
bove mentioned, that it may be dissolved, and that
the soil may become aatuiated with the ley. It
should not be wel and lumpy when spread, or it
will not be dissolved, but become a carbonate, and
do but little good. It never loosea any thing by
evaporation, and in that respect it is unlik the two
former kind of manure, which we have noticed.
Some eight or len year ago, a Mr. Nelson of this
county, commenced liming hi land at an expense
of twenty dollars per acre. He was one of the firs',
perhaps the very fir.t, and his neighbors thought ho
was craiy. They found, however, in a few yrara,
when a field of twenty acre produced four hundred
barrela of corn, that ia 3,000 bushela of shelled
corn, thai there waa "method in hi madness."
As it regards the price at which a farmer can af.
ford to use lime a a manure, it must be regulated
by the price of wheat. According to my climate,
a bushel of wheal should pay for five or aix bushela
of lime delivered on the farm.
From tha 11th to the 24th tilt., 3316 pawiengers
arrivej at New York from foreign xttta.
A IVovcl Fight.
On Tuesday last a young lad of this
town, named Samuel Bell, was hunting
in the woods near here, with two dogs.
He had lost sight of them a few mo
ments, when he heard their piteous cries
and yells, as if in the greatest distress.
Supposing a leopard had caught one of
them, he advanced cautiously in the
direction of the noise, and had gone but
a few paces when he found himself
within half n dozen yards of a huge boa
constrictor, in whoso vast folds both of
his struggling does were enveloped.
The snake at the same moment dis
covered him, and raisins his head in a
threatening manner, began slowly to
recede with its prey. The lad instant
ly levelled his gun and fired, wounding
the snake in the neck and head, but
without causing him to relinquish his
hold upon the docs. The monster still
faced his antagonist and kept its ground
The young hunter, with admirable
coolness and courage, re-loaded his
piece and again fired full at the head of
the boa ; but even the second shot,
though it took effect, did not finish the
conflict, nor cause the release of the
poor dogs which were still held fast in
the snakv coil. Aeain the determined
lad loaded and fired, and this time with
entire success. The victory was com
plete, and the hunter boy bore off in
triumph the monster he had so bravely
conquered, and was followed home by
the wounded and bleeding dogs he had
so gallantly rescued. Liberia Herald
of April 26.
Battle or Lake Champlaln and
MACOMB AND MACDONOUCH.
As Macomb, like Macdonough, is
now numberercd with the dead, those
who take a proper interest in the Ame
rican Army and Navy may be gratified
with a brief notice of the brilliant ser
vices rendered to their country by the
forces under the command, at the Bat
tles of Plattsburgh and Lake Cham
plain. In noticing the events of 1814,
Hale refers to tire drafts of troops taken
from the Champlain frontiers for the
purpose of reinforcing the troops under
Hrown and bcott, engaged along the
Niagara frontier. He then adds
The march of the troops from Platts
burg having left that post almost de
fenceless, the enemy determined to at
tack it by land, and, at the same time,
to attempt the destruction of the Ame
rican flotilla on Lake Champlain. On
the 3d of September, Sir George Pro
vost, the Governor General of Canada,
with an armv of 14,000 men, most of
whom served in the wars of Europe,
entered the territories of the United
States. As soon as his object was as
certained, Brigadier General Macomb
called to bis aid the militia of New
York and Vermont, who with alacrity
and without party distinction, obeyed
On the 0th, the enemy arrived at
Tlattsburg, which is situated near Lake
Champlain, on the northerly bank of
the small river baranac; on their ap
proach, the American troops, who were
posted on tlte opposite bank, tore up the
plank of the bridges, with which they
formed a slight breastwork, and prepa
red to dispute the passage of the stream.
Several attempts to cross it were made
by the enemy, but they were uniform
ly defeated. From this time, until the
Uth, the British Army were employed
in erecting batteries, while the Ameri
can forces were every hour augmented
by the arrival of volunteers and militia.
Early in the morning of that day, the
British squadron, commanded by com
modore Downic, appeared ofTthe Har
bor of Plattsburg, where that of the U
nited Slates, commanded by Commo
dore MacDonough, lay at anchor pre
pared for battle. The former carried
ninety-five guns, and was manned with
upwards of 1,000 men, tho latter 60
guns, and was manned with 820 men.
At nine o'clock the battle commen
ced. Seldom has the ocean witnessed a
more furious encounter than now took
place on the bosom of this transparent
and peaceful lake. At tho same mo
ment, the enemy on the land began a
heavy cannonade upon the American
lines, and attempted, at different places
to cross the Saranac. At a ford above
the village the strife was hot and dead
ly. As soon as the enemy advanced
into the water, they received a destruc
tive fire from the militia, and their dead
bodies floated down the stream literally
crimsoned with blood.
At half past eleven, the ahoutof vic
tory, heard along the American lines,
announced the result of the battle on
the lake. A second British squadron
had yielded to the prowess of tho Ame
rican seamen. The cry animated to
braver deeds their brethren on land.
In tho afternoon they withdrew to their
retrenchments. In the night, they be
gan a precipitate retreat, and had fled
eight miles before their departure wa
known in the American camp.
Upon the lake, the American lose
was 110 ; the British 194, beside priso
ners. On land, the American loss was
110; that of the British was estimated
at 2500. In the latter number, howe
ver, were included more than 500 Bri
tish soldiers, who preferring America
to their native countrv, deserted from
the retreating army. With these splen
did victories closed tho campaign on
tho northern frontier.
A Virtuous Man.
During the war in Germany, the cap
tain of a troop of cavalry was ordered
out on a foraging party. He marched
at the head of his corps to tho quarters
assigned him, a solitary vale, unculti
vated, and nearly covered with wood.
In the middle of it stood a small cot
tage, the residence of a poor man, ono
of the Moravian brethren. On percei
ving the hut, the captain knocked at tho
door, when the aged, pious son of pover
ty made his appearance. His beard
and locks were silvered by old age.
while his countenance bespoke that in
ward peace which the world cannot
give or take away.
r aiher, said the officer, 'show me a
field, so that 1 can set my troopers fo
'I will, presently, if you -will follow
me,' replied the old man.
Alter leaving the valley, about a
quarter of an hour's march, they found
a tine held of barley.
4 1 here is the very thing we wantca.
said the captain.
Have patience for a few minutes re
plied his guide, 'and you shall be eatis
They went on, about tho distance of
a quarter of a league farther, when they
arrivea ai anomer ncia oi Dariey. i no
troopers dismounted, cut down tho
grain, bouud it up, and re-mounted,
while the guide looked on. When they
were about to depart, the officer said:
'Father, you have given yourself un
necessary trouble in coming so far; tho
field we first saw was much better than
Very true, sir,' replied the good old
man, 'but it was not mine.'
This stroke (says the author very
justly,) goes directly to the heart. I
defy an atheist to produce any thing to
be compared with it. Surely he who
docs not feel his heart warmed by such
an example of exalted virtue, has not
yet acquired the first principle of moral
Indian Ball PUr.
The Red River Republican haa the following I
We understand that a ball play lately came off
near the Calcasieh, in this parish, between the Da
lexe end ('boclaw Indian. The partiea bet every
thing Ihey poswsscd in the world, saddles, bridles,
nd even the clothing on their hack, including
their sliirt. The Cbortaw proved triumphant,
nd their opponent surrendered ihem every thin;
they had, and went home naked. While the play
waa going on, the qnaw got to betting mnn
theoiselvea, and thn Buleie sq'iiwt soon found
themselves, in the aame fix a their lords.
Gambling husbands, like the Butexe Indiint,
ought te look for nothing better thin ahiities wiv,
A Ubaitmt Citt. U uitin, Toxa. whi ch
ii settled five years aco, haa now f, ur thousaaj
inhabitants, and wiihin the same period, there hava
been tix thousand buria't ! An average of nearly
four every day in the year. Southern Patriot.
Curious Titles of Old Books.
In tha earliest history of ihe art of printing, wrl.
ting eveo reiligoua wi iter were not at all pane
lillious as to the title given to their book. Wa
Gnd a few mentioned in the New York Evening
8ignat a few other we quote from memory i aoma
of which are Engli.h and aoma version of th
Fiench. "The ftnuffera of Divine lov" A Spir
itual Mustard Pot, to make the Soul Sneex with
Devotion "The Cupuchin Hooted and Spurred
for raradiae" "A ehot at the Detil between the
Horn of Christ' Altar" 'High Heel shoe for
Dwarf in Holiness" "A pair of apectaelt for
ShorUighted Believer,' -A Pump to raise Uie
Water of Salvation" "A Flail to Tbraah Wheat
out of the ungodly."
Th FTTaT Maw. Dixon H. Lewis of Ala
bama, ia the largest man in Congre, He weigh
4 60 pound. He did not lake his seat in the
House until th Slat his enormous weight having
delayed hia arrival The correspondent of the N.
Y. Herald say, that on enue of the rough road ia
Alabama, where tha team are light, the eoaortee bad
lo go twice for him. He is th great man in tha