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From nn riuna I taidens crill'd frith rare:"
From the We:dem EtiligrztAt
FINI)S IF I P.
ilua caret the 7.lewtlrops ortlin
That wiiveritur 'muff upon the thorn,
Till I lenvnti', orh olTurht .
Exhale , : their hi,tre from the
Tot hri L .:htor rir in Friewl , hip's
The balm which all our woe:: beguile.
flow lovely in thr arch of Heaven,
Appears von plorions ,tar of coon,
11 ho o dazzlin;2: ininzios Iho s % v,
Anil draw , rroni earth the wßi'dorinL! elm;
Yel hri«liler flir itt rriond , hip's rnv,
The Ili. h t cheers affliction's way.
Itaw -- :4 - Weof the nilitr• orthe trove,
ThoQrs plaint ivo riolo!- , , Iho rnIU or, IoIT,
When serrrev's sip:h hatlr tirvor raved ;
Vet s‘‘eet.or far is Prionil,hi
'rho :.riurt that inahe,; the bract rejoice
hrtizlit, how tranquil in Ow sight
ftliat thir orb, tho quocti
Ber aspec.l soot hos affliction's si!rit:
Yet I oriuliter lar is Fricilsiiip's fflow,
Tlw balm which licalsthe !wart of woe.
TILE DEP A 111 7 1 7 11 E.
`may camel nt linipth— :< nePt dewy May,
The hrveliest. month or a!!;
And then the lie ei 2 gert'd prepared
'Jo seek his father's/tall.
The 111 a 111 , F1` love wa4 hid fill then
NVithin her Ilin,h l oitl, breaq
Gnvoil fondly on the rave and Conn
l)fthat departing guest.
With torch nod con in either !mod,
she strove to cheer 'hit; part illfr;
II Sill!, With every draught she
.nebelious tears were starling." •
THE l 0 ISCELLA N Y.
From the ColumbUs Gazette . . •
THE FOIi. I sT: wA R I ()R.N.
"0 War ! por of thv Nv rrichod wrecks
soul with horror starts;
For not the reast ()Idly tfrects,
Are ravaged feelings—broken hearts."
Seen simple tales as the Forest War
riors 1111 NT Often been told, and perhaps in a
much better Inntiner. Many atiOcting in
stances have 'wen recorded of the fatal ef
fects of a ruthless war, and many more yet
remain to be told. NVe need not go hack
to the grave of ancient years, nor seek them
in roreign countries, when our own u.ilhrds
us so ample a share. ,
The characters introduced into this little
story, are now 'gathered unto their fathers,'
and their hones are EC posing among the eon
gregations of the silent dead. And although
they once resided in this country; their his
tory is known only to a few surviving friends
JieliTave had Sean:oV attained
hie twentieth year,. when the late war be.
tween the United States and Great Britain
'commenced. 11e was. respected by all who
generous disposition; and but few young
men pos*!ssed a greater share of strength,
and activity, or more intellectual talents and
b ( renins. Fte was born and brought up in
cousin et ti COW 111110 S from the spot
where Columbus now rears its lolly head,
w hi c h then contained but a -few log build-
Ttig . S7 — Tie ardently loved the voting and
bf - Nuitifill. Lucy Chapinoind had :-.olicited
Ter hand in marriage, whidi WaS granted,
and the day appointed for- solemnization of
,cereinonies. They were pre•
paring lot., and anxiously awa iti l : o r jt s
roach, "when lie WaS Calk(' la. ' Crelld his
native state from the barbarous savage and
the haughty Briton.
The rapid strides which they were mak
ing into our territory, compelled him to
take a sudden leitve or bolo: ? and lrif
He imparted the sorrowfurnews to his in
tended bride, in as tender it winter as pos
sible, and encouraged her to'sulmtit patient,
ly, lot' iteltoped soon. to return again in
peace and honor. The...' dor fled nt
beautiful cheek,- a rear liedewQ.Opr' lovely
• . .eve, as he kaked of leaving her; but it was
of short duration; for she immediately form
ed : the heroic resolution of fldl ow i ng him to
the martial camp, and shitrin!i his !brume
in the' If a terrific war. lie enden
ored to'd issuade er, by pourt ra yi l o.iiT the
o 0 s, .N% trtiii tittlifitl ex
tionti..ss, the hardship.; and trials which a
"waited her, - in the event of her accompany
hitn; but she was inflexible in her pur
poses', and after variptis _entreaties, on both
bides, he rehietantly gave his consent.
• - Iler fine ;minim tresses, which hung in .
,careless simplicity on her snowy neck, were
trimmed short, and the garntents which de
' s o igmited.the sex, were exchang,ed fi;r a 'Suit
of men's apparel. But even in this disguise,
•a kind ,ofitafive innocence and beauty were
pictured in her countenance; Windt could
"Over belong, to the masculine sex, and, so
much so; that alter her enlistment, she Was
,commonly called the 01 hantlf4ome . recruit,"
by hei• Military coMpanions; nano ever even
suspected her being, any thiughut a Man.
When her parents Clisenyered that she
wits, ntissing,t they made the drictt4t !camp'
itamtily,,for hc.r, burin vujrr cis no onC
could inform them other fate. But at length
a letter - was found, written by her, inform
ing them - that she - expected to be absent
scum time, rben she would return and en
treat their forgiveness for her mysterious
conduct she concluded by requesting them
not tot uneasy about her situation, asshe
%vas w ith it friend, who would protect her un
til they should meet again.
' But, alas! poor deluded girl! how little
did she think that the next meeting would
he in another and a hotter world! how little
did she tiiii:k -that in a few more revol% ing
weeks the'bliiihting hand of ikath would lay
h e r tOndest hopes in dust; or t hat ;inYtead of
the bridal hod, she should'occupy the lowly
mansions of the grave. '
,The company to Which they belonged
was 50011 marched to the lines. Lucy, who
passed by the assinnwl name of James
Thornton, had already become expert in all
the niftnirlivres ituil duties of a soldier; and
she wits often placed mt some dan . o - erotts
out-post as a sentinel. It was quite pandit'
to the feeling:4 of B 0 1-,.:_a: kiur ox
p . osed tq a
so many I O s .., alilioti . Arli slits
boriic them with the utmost patience; but it
could not he remedied without exposing her
real character, her unsullied virtue and in
tegrity. 'l' hey lo u dly iintjcipated the time
when their term of service w o uld expire,
which would be ere long, and leave them
free to consummate their happiness at the
altar, anriikt—the congratulations of their
friends. They were fortunate enough, how
ever, to be placcd in one tent, which render
ed their hours less tedious, and their duties
less lilt letting.
On a dark tempestuous night, just before
the `memorable battle of Chippewa, Lucy,
was appointed to one of the furthermost out
post; of the American camii. Ever faithfUl
to her duty, she thought that site could dis
tinguish the-rapid and almost silent approaeh
of I, lois tops; as usual 1111 such Oeensillell, she
demanded in an au: tore voice,. "Who's
there h" 1140 reply was made; according to
ordors,_she discharged her musket towards
the sound, as a signal, and hastily retreated
towards the camp; a few hollow groans an
nonneed that she had not fired in vain. Tili,
drams immediate!, beat to arms; but the
soldiers had scariAy grasped theirdnilli-
weapons when they were attacked; but the
enemy was soon repulsed. Thus by her
vigilance was our noble baud of heroes Pre
rS o mr s t of Orrtrr
Love was the predominant ptession oilier
heart; it had subdued all her lommine ti
midity, and benumbed all the gentler pas.
siolls; it was this which had supported her
through the past scenes, and it was this
which enabled her to enter into the san
guinary battle with calmness.
They were present at the 'engagement of
Chippewa, wh i ch was fought on the sth of
July, and escaped unhurt. Nothing mate
rial happened them until the 25th of the
same month, when the ever memorable bat
tle of Bridg,ewaterwasfpght. bey were
tinder the command of the generous and
e-allant 1111tMAnt, when he received or
• • • _‘• e • nu. a lattei•
which the enemy had on a commanding
eminence. This charge is said to have ex
ceeded any thing experienced by the BritiSh
soldiers even in Europe. Thrice were the
_Americans repulsed with great-slaug,hter,•-
the fourth charge WAS made, and they were
crowned with victory. They could nut be
driven nor withstood; and "had they even
heen •conluered, they would yet deserve
honor; as victors, they covered themselves,
with (dory." •
Lucy was among the number of Wounded
which ‘tcere conveyed from the field. Upon
eXilinriutiion the would proved tube.-in the
right breast, anti was pronounced mortal.l
t WOllld almost be impossible to judge the
surprise which was depicted on every cowl':
tenancemlien it was discovered that she
was a female; 'an involuntary' sigh burst
from even the rude soldiers' honest hearts.
She was almost on the verge of death, when.
Belgrave rushed into the room like a fright
ed inaithic,"and advanced towards the spot
W here - she lay expiring. -. She„ ,t t i , look of
unutterable tendernoes u ;. the
pulse-ordttit' seemed 'staved foi.-ettr.V Ino
metits; she gave him Baer hand, and in trem
bling accents Made him 1%! II Miler her to
her hoored parents and friends—and tak
ing a ring from her finger, she placed it on
his. and thintly uttered a be-t.farewell—her
heart throl&dL-ceased-,•-throbbed twain
11111 ea: -.lq. - 4 revel'..
Shp• was beatitilid eVell in deattr-aßrrtia
cid ealinness pervaded hoi- lovely reatures;
'the rosy tinge of youth stilt dwelt upon 'her
check, and she appeared like a lair flower
plucked before its time.
He gazed upon , her .inanimate form with
the most poignant anguish; but he dill net ,
weep; ha did not break forth into loud ha-`
indidationA; he spoke not a word; but the
"silver chord that hound hint to existence
Was loosed," and the tender heart-strings
.broken; s- he seemed likea (I
..11.1 . 9pinfr
lily, shrinking -betbrel.he IA-withering hand '
PrrlT :t'ro't T'ROI)r-ZSI3
Shortly After this melancholy. event': he
obtaihed Alonourable discharge . and re;
turtml'homev But the sad. recolleeti6ng or
the past was deCplY'engraven oft Iris l 'inind;
life] became wearisome,, and inc world, like
tt bdrreit de,6oo,:atUAliA him neither, coin
SBURG,' TUESDAY, 11-AY 24, 1831:
G E rirr
fort nor consolation. By degrees he lost
the use of Ills reason, and fill into a limo—r
.i.ng• disease, ofwhich he died—the victim of
a broken heart.
0! sweet be their sleep, amt light the sod
that presses the forms of the Fore.:l War
One fishing a inotles
o t little girl if she
Would have no„lolin, said she,
but you way have Ine,• if you Will.
A woman of Ancona heart-la, !;e 1 ; ht- the
exhaustion of her two sons, and hopeless of
other relief, opened a vein in lwr leti arm,
and, having prepared and disoitised the
blood which flowed from it with spices and
condiments, (for theseluxuries still abound
ed, ;i s if to inoak the . craviags of that hun
'(er which had slight need of am' furth e r
stimulant than 'its own sad necessity ,) pre
sented them with the bevera;le, thus pro
lon,irni the existence of her children, like
the bird, or which similar tenderness is ra.
bled, even tit_the price of that tide of life by
which her dwn was supported,—Sket e hcs
The subjoined disreputable paragraph,(says the
National Intelligencer,) is quoted, by the Unit-d
States' Gazette, tioiri the South Carolina "Tele
scope." It is no matter ofsurprize that a journal
which can give utterance to such indecencies
should be labourifiry to nullify the To ritcand brintT
the union of the States into disrepute. Ile who
would follow even an enemy beyond the precincts
of lire into the regions ofeteinity would hardly
scruple any thing.
"Mr. Mallary—the Atrieric . an System man—
difl in Haltimore on the 1:7011 instant. We
shnulii like to know whether or not he will be per
mitted to introduce his system in the !dace to
which he has gone? It would be a veal improve
Mr. VANBITI2I ., ,N ilaS We under:tam!, been
appointed 'Minister to Ena,latal, in the place
of Mr. MeLANE. Mr. Van Buren will em
bark On the lst of June, in company with
Mr. VArt:IIAN.-I.r. S. GaZ.
At--a late 'Territorial RlTublican [Maso
nic] Convention,in Michigin,Col. John An
-:derson presided—the mason who ()Wired the
hribe of 8:300 to Mr. Williams, chairman of
the committee of claims congress, hoping
flint ho ivrikx n inocnn. and tvoulit....fatritiast
keep a secret! 9,__Ncal,_Esq. ice resi
dent of the Convention and Dr. M. A. Pat
erson, one of the Secretaries, were also ma
sons, and the candidate nominated was like
wise a mason. This is 'republicanism' in
the apron strings of Freemasonry. The
Freemen of Michigan will break from the
ha riot, though her Charms be subtle, and
her cable tow be strong.
The Virginia Wheat Crop:—The Pe
tersburg Intelligender says, although we
hear a good deal said about the ravages of
the fly, yet the complaint is not universal.
Some fields•have escaped entirely and oth
ers have not been injured to a great extent.
I, • , la an ex ra
-quantity Was . put to the ground last 1411, we
have no reason to apprehemPa diminished
May 10th, 1831.
"The fly is making ha vock with the wheat,
which4roin the s•werity of the winter look
ed_ worse a lharil avarsarvicAnitranirat
hear the crop must be short indeed. Sev
eral persons have plow , hed up their best
lots and put thenria corn."-1 Milt: Gaz.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERV ED.—A fellow
having been adjudged, on a conviction ufperjury
to lose his ears, \viten the executioner came to put
the sentence (tithe I t in force, he found that lie
hail been already cropped. The hangman seem
ed a little surprised.—" What!" said the criminal,
with all the sent} [raid imaginable, "am 1 ()61i.
!red, to furnish ycit with ears every timeo you are
pleased to crop me?"
DOCTORING.—When the DoctorA P.
and eminent Physicians, were on a shoot
log party they missed every shot for some
time. . The• ga . me keeper re(pieSteirle - ds:e
to lldlow tie' last Covey .riow On wing.,--atl
ding, "I will soon "doctor theme." "•%'ll4t do
you moan fellow," quoth Dr. P., "by doe
toriug them?" • "Why, kill them, to be
sure," replied the rustic.
Rfn.:t trrEe.—A verb• intem
perate man, whose fitce was covered with
rum blossoms, insilltingly,sairl t-, a clergy
man, "do rai know that I .F f ave g,ot to be
,ddlw?" "No" replied the clergyman, "you
look more litze dogwood:"
Sotne time since, a gentleman-farmer
was bargaining tVith a pig,driver,,,in Dor
chester market for two pigs, wholl the latter
bestow a (y;ood character on the animals,
Observed, " ' i:ott'll• find them 'ere a couple of
as good moral pigs as ever-you clapp.. , l eyes
"What do you tneau, my good friend'!"
.asked thcgtsatielism. "Why, your !teor,
.find'ern- . as 'good moral pigs as ever
was, go where you.will lor the next."4--But
what do you ereim by morao' ""Whyi
71101.70 L pigs, youihohori . pigs eat l thcir
4.l,l4vanee and day, and dtp credit to their
_keeper.'. 7 :4, 7 7 . 7011c:r., '
TII P. UWE OF gin• Cim•vili ‘ l' IY.ADS ME Ti' nt: OF AIWA NT %Gr. TO MY FELLOW-CITIZENS."
AFFECTING' , INCI:o,:\
"SOME OTHER -STATION."
A' NICE MORALITY
A NTI-M ASONIC.
INEWBE RI, IN Till MI,S.
( . o(.l:l.—April 13 aild 1 I
• • Ata.r.,:hal Ilowttiog- -and
Jr , watt /vet-seer:4 of
the I'onr of the town of eilarle? Ale(ll,ory,
New Berlin, prtsoling. •
'onn, , el for rpl: . l.:int t h 'in Ilea rd,:lee, John
Hyde, and Eynian .1. Ilaniek,
(•ounse! for dofe:lddlit- , —Noall Ely, Charles A.
ThrOli, and .10101 c. Morrk,
The plaintiff in this suit being.overseers
of the poor of the town of NoW Berlin, coin
plain against the defendant, for 'that where
as the said defendant, on the 7th day of A
pril, in-the year one- thoussul eight hundred.and thirty-one, at the house_
- of Lodowiek
Crandall,in the said town of New-Berlin,
did exhibit or perfbrrn for gain .or . protit,
certain idle shows, acts or ,feats, called a
practical demonstration oldie first seven de
grees of freemasonry, viz: Entered Appren
tice, Fellow Craft, Master Mason, Mark
Master, Past Master, Most Excellent Mas
ter and Royal .A rch. • By reason whereof,
ar4l by force of the statute, in such case
tr de and provided, an action bath accrued
to the said plaintiffs, as overseers afiiresaid,
to demand and have of' the said defendant,
I the stun of twenty-five dollars. _
And whereas also. the said defendant, af
forwards to wit: on the day and year afore
said, at the place athresaid, tlid exhibit for
gain or profit, certain paintings ofartificial
i curiosity, Called a practical demonstration
of the first seven degrees of freemasonry,
i without having first obtained permission in
writing for, that purpose, signed by two jus
tices of the peace of the said town, and a
tot inst the statute in such cases made and
provided, an action ha th accrued to the said
•plaintes as overseers of the poor as afore
said, to (lemma' and have of the said Men-
slant, the sum of twenty-five dollars. Yet
the said defendant although often requested,
hath not yet paid the said plaintitlgi as over-
seers of the poor aforesaid, the said several
sinus of money or tiny part thereof, hut to
pay the same or any part thereof, bath hith
erto wholly refused to the damage of the
said plcduro"r- uKerseers of 41t oor as
Defendant's counsel called for a jury. A
venire was issued, and a juty summoned by
John L. Simonds, a constable, and a master
The frames of the jury are as fol-
lows: Eson Andrews, Philo Judson, Stephen
Ainsworth, Roswell Priest, Harry Burlin-
game, Alexander Gazeley, Benjamin Med
bury, Oliver Jinks, Josiah Hooper, Dexter
Angell, E. C. Williams, and Orrin Tavler.
Counsel for defendant challenged the array
on the ground that constable is a mason,
some of thejurors summoned are in .sons, as
also is one of the defendants. P:anitiffs'
counsel declined to argue the question; coun
sel for defendant read from the statute to
show that ifa cowl:11)1o. be at • .
csied against or in favor of either party, it is
srood cause of challenge. .counsel for plain ,
titrs replied, and denied the cause of chal
lenge; counsel for defehdant rejoined, and
made 'a specific cft n. to prove that the ma-
Sonic orAigations are of such a nature as to
disqualify its mombers from acting impar
tially ma CitSC of this kind. Court decided
hit w(.6 . 11 11 I 6;
,the masonic plaintiffs, awhile nature of the
I;Ahrard C. Wil lining, called and S\;•0111.
Witness is a freemason of 3 degrees,lnows
Downing and'SitiOnrils, to be masons from
John Pike, sworn. WitnoSS is a mason;
knows Simonds is a mason 43 degrees, and
Downing a mason of,The degree of Royal
W Whim Greenleaf, sworn. Witness
has beeifa rievmasyn of 3 degrees; has ta
ken substantially the oath. of a mater Ilia-
SOll as it is in'liernartrs Light on Masonry;
has heard the same Ohl tine, in substance,
,I•otity4 in that book, administered a* number
ortinies in . lodge!;; ‘vasaigitated w it‘n ht -
was . ' initiated; has reflected deeply n the
nature of the oath; it Wtp4 the nature and telt
dencv of the oath of a master mason - that :
led him to that reflection: thought the oath'
improp: , r;. cool Igo no farther. First ilid ,
seeoi, I do;2;re,:s sabstantially same as, in I,' ' 4 '4.
nard's hook. ' , t c
Ceoas e.ra mined . IV i tness is olipostW fo
ma.-lonry; is an a) • aso in principal wtis
so bcforc the ab ucti o' More in: th 6 oath
binds a mason to kee certain ~ eeri:4; be
hoved the i l ia:;i s inie obligation would c4htliet
Willi Ihe laws of hiti country, and the duty
lie_owed to ti r i , se lass; the penalty . , of the
master maser's degree is to have,his lirdy
severed in twc.&e. and 'his lire taken,.shouid,
he. reveal the Secrets of nitts,my; Was told
.berorq , his initiatien that there were great
privileges in masonry; led on step by -'step;
knew flit the penalty until the last; Wciti Wind ,
foldod;&c. When he was initieted; , timitster
ma - sem swears not t,o violate the eltastity" of
a ' mast& mtison 3 . WIN, ibUtlwr L sister ' or
. . .
daughter, knOving ihem to be shch; witoe,ss
thinks tliis .eltli'''
tv.ition a pri 141 eir,e elsewhere;
jointtli the . .:l4Le, hn thinks, in 181.5 or ',01;
. ..-„. .. •
11;1 MS OF 'III IS . PATI , ;:I2;—Two DCITJAROi
per rtrtmitn---pnynitle hntf yrnrly irr ranee. No
tnLrn for less thntesix months, end
H.,fle disroutinoed until all_ arreerageft are paid,
unless at the option of the, Editor-:-and a failure .
to notiry -ii:::cor , tinnance will be cousidered s
new Plia:2l4onofrilt., ztvilbe pnpef Ibrwarded
OL. 2.---NO. 7.
th e I N -t ur p s in , ll:4•atf , morality; separated
from the I are g,oOd.
and ii-maties Nett! not explained away to
hini in the lectureg or in tire lodge.
-Cttipstion by piairliilf:'(.oimsrl--"Where
did Vfltl ,i2(*.l your inasoirv?=--in the aniline
sonic alnuinae, iu tlin papers, or in Ber
Witness ansuered, "in a
and lawfulk - constituted lodge." ,
If eie the counsel for defendant called g
:mother witness, but plaintiffs' counsel ex
pre,--,1 a wish iipt,t 9 .. gp further into the
qtr‘stion, wheu the uway :wits quashed by
the courtOtieW vein re , iAsued and given' tti':
a constable-(1ot a mason,) who summoned a
a new jury, as lidlows: Orrin Tayler, Reu
ben 'Wheaten, Jesse 13eardsley, Nathaniel
Foote, Dexter Angel, Charles Rourds, Sam
tad White, t famaliel Scribner, SethT-IfotWii
er, E. C. Martin Speer, and Phi-
10 Judson. The names of ilicurors drawn
to try the issue, are, Orrin Tayler, Dexter .
Angel, Samuel White, Nathaniel Foote,
Charle's Rounds, and Gamaliel Scribner, ,
none of them masons. , Plaintiff's' counsel
opened the case, by stating to the - jury the
nature of the prosecutoin, and the grounds
on ‘‘`.llHt -a verdict was claimed. Said
Witherall's exhibition was an "idle show,"
and came under that•proVision in the'statute‘
which prohibits the exhibition of "idle
shows, such as common showmen, mounte
banks or jugglers" usually exhibit. Said,
also, that masonry was a "distinct society,"
and unlike "other societies."
Asa M. Ca//fins, called by plaintiffs'
counsel, and sworn. Witness was present
at Crand.uffs on the 7th, and. saw the exhibi-.
tion of Witherell, as advertised in handbill.
Examined by counsel for defendant.—
Asked whether Wit keret! stated--that what
he exhibited was true freemasenry Ob
jected to by . plaintitP counsel, and argued
on both sides. Objection' sustained by
court. ;Witness has seen several perfor
mances, but never saw "common showmen;
mountebanks or jugglers," give such an ex
Jeremiah. Phillips, called by plaintiffs'
coumwl, ;ind `A worn. Witness saw Wither
' exhibition; a man was blindfolded,liroli'
into room, with drawers and slips on, shirt
partly on; rope round his neck, led round
room a number of times; knelt down.
r...rammed bq coulmet . pr atfendant.—
Point of compass pressed to his naked left
breast; man had an apron; oath administer : .
.ed; prayers repeated,•' when candidate was
brought to light, master of the lodge ex
claimed—" And God said let there be light,
and there was light," at the same time band
age was jerked off the eyes of candidate,
and men clapped hands, and stamped:togeth
er on the .floor, Sc. Witness gave a detail
ed account Of the leading points on the cer
emonies of the Royal Arch degree, which
we omit. •
Here the counsel for prosecution rested
In opening the defence, counsel for do.;
fendant denied that Witherell's exhibition;
came under the clause in the statute which
prohibits the oxhibitions or , "cpmmon show
men, mountebanks, or jugglers," and sta
ted that it was a true and genuine exhibi
tion of freemasonry, and relied upon the "
proof - ofthi
. f;t , .t - tn - actirrittlff - ndant,.
A: a ail. Calkins, re-called. Witness:*
testified sulmantially to the szune as Mr
;lnd elitered minutely into the par-.
itiadt (.;,•ccnleaf szorn in chief.-
1.0-m-aft-ftlijettfitni ‘Y, s' ra nil file
c,mnsel, ioraiimd callinlf on masons to prove
their secrets and ceivnionies; argued on
hodi sides, overruledby court.] Witness
says the exhibitilln of the first 3 degrees as
desm died by. Phillips and Calkins, is. gen
erally correct; the same in substance as he,
'has seen in torkres, tot diPrent
Gro:o;-Erainincd.--Witrtess could have
described 'what masonry was 'if he had not
:seen Bernard's book, or any other publica
' lion on-the
_stibject; has been told by ma
sous that Jachin and Boaz wits masonry;
knOv.s that alterations have been made in
that work; , was initiated in Homer . 'lodge;
SeNel B. notcher proposed him to lodge
Ati,,n; has attended lotfre in Ne*.
tio , uhtinasonie.beremonies
A "svlf.tnn wi,ckery," as the 'Jiblc Was used
Urn. Auguthis C. Welch, (sheriff of the
count v,) sworn. IVitnes3 is a "Royal Arch
mason; door of lodge is ty led by a man with
a drawn,sword, to keep offw
c ,, rmß - and eves
droppers; candidate is divested of his cloth
log or nearly so; has drawers on; licek n a •
ke(), cabl6.tow round it; bandage over can.'
dictate's eaudida: , led round room;
kneels at the alror ;3 tal tril:es the oath. Wits
F - Ss don't . recolleet'whetier in the master
inasoiA; 'degree, the•oatli requireslhe can
didate not to give the Muster's wore
cept on the five pointS of fellowShipi and
th en not above his breath;" it may be. SO,
there is :something in the lion
of charge, about eviog `
the ri>liet' of at
brother tnason;wen the agTand hailing
'sign of distress is gi's:t.ll, erthe wept accent
partying. it;" can't rOcollect which; thiolts it,
is in the Obligation ;hot to "Speak :evil of a
• bi.)l her master .mason, but tqatifyitin hitn or
.all "appto9tefiing danger, if in his 'pownren
tbe ohligatiev s reltithe to obeying,