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UNITED STATES ARMY. •
RECRUITING §ERVICE. -
, 4 `.NTED for the UNITED ST/InSIIIV, a Pow
. able-bodied citizens, . betw_een•tile sill - 35 -
- .years,.being about live feet six inches 1110, - of gdcid
'. • character, and 'of respectable. standing litnung their
•• fellow-citizens., None need apply Jo eater the ser,
--- vice; but those 'tvliditre•determined tuaervethe period
• of tlicir-enlistrnent—pliich_is-only4loe , yeuea.4.o. , _
i neatly ataffaitlifully,- ••: - • _• , 1
. . , • , `/ Pair/. of :Dragoon •
. . - • , .' , eadiers,7bhen
. . ,
. . . • • .mounted. '
.Thiß i,'11,14 shows, themnount - of
pay whkh enlisted r
coriling to their respect lie pinks,
are entitled to ree - eire, for - thtir
• To. the Kergettnt-INfitior, Ouarter-Mas
:' Arm •Sergeatit, Chief Mitsician, and
Chief Ihigler-r-each .
To the 1 st.Sengeant of a company
- —Ordnance Sergeants--. - -
And all- othcr7Serge - ants—each
Conporals — ..
__/__Antilicero. • •
Privates _ 8 .06 288
ttne,ra . .7„.
tion pe r day is allowed every oohing., which is ainply
...still-10MM- for his subsistence—also, tv. binge supply of
comfortable amkgenteel clothing._ Coot' (planters and
• fuel too itt all ;times "furitished ; and. every attention
. will be paid In making. those m e re - Alm • may , etilist,
and arc determined to serve their country in good
- faith comfortable and contented with their "(iltuation.
TheThestUnglical attendance is al wayo provided fur
the sick soldier t mid no deduction of pay is, made
during the period he is unable to perform his (Inty,.
Should the -soldier he . ..disabled Millie line of his duty.
the laws prof ideapension fir ' -
are nespentaltle, and that, with prudence and economy,.
the monthly, pay- of the soldier-map' lie la up—as
every thing nequil,ife fon his'con&ont and convenience
fingtioliednity- the tioyernment, including his
' mid - colief.. Thp prudent sold ier, llierefor(..,7Mai
'readily site from $3OO - to $506 - during "ilk short eu ;
listment or 3 years . ; and at the cvpination the term
- town, if_lla.Citooses, purchase a (Mud any bf
the West eim Statt.S,-and there settle hi mseli'coinforta
hismWiliand, for the rest of hisiife.
• It ECRU ITV S(1 RENOEZVOUS, thirTirde, r in the Frame
ituiteliutr,; - East fornu'rly used as MU
- J-idtinteer ITintitur eke. •
• Ik4comber 4-, 1 8.37.-11. _
-71'hu 8118 n, ,
TWWDOLLAIRS ,01 , 1
giveti 1.6 any citizen; Non-,,nindssurmed onkel., or
Soldier, who shll bring to this Rendezvous ;nimble
bodied recruit, :well formed, sound, and otht.rwise•
dully ficd, (as above described) for the duties of a
• Soldier, and who shall be ITgularly culistt h. , .
Portearding nnd Commission
• ---1,,-p-t.• 1'11-1 N , t!• , - 7.: •-41 t .ii- - F4 : - z - 0 -4 2: 1 -; r ,
vima.v.m.Eiee wautuatim rio
HAVE, etken that larnv , and commodious WAIU
-110USE,latelv erected on til': Canal and Rail Road,
below the foot2of Chestnut street; larrb;hurg, whore
their arrangements :u•e such that they, clui at all times
forward produce :mil men:Mu:dim: with promptnets
• Mill despatch; to the following places, viz:
Liu, I3ttllinl.o~ e, Cap
and all intermediate places.
They have lately entered into arrangements so as to
enable them to send any produce or goods by w 4 of
the Peansvlvimia Canal . and COlubibia Railroad; to
Philadelpliia, at the sonic prices charged by other
companies running on the yidomenital, ibus gaining
• three days :in time, and delivering goods in Broad
we:vet, avoiding the usual expense or hauling 11.0111 the
• TOPS WILL MIMIUSTI Grain, flour, mid
country produce or every degeription„ and keep con
.stantly on hand coal, plaster, fish salt for sale.
. April 2, 1838.--tf. IS. •
New .Arrangemen't !
&sit X-294 - ' 6
11* -f"- 4.! • •
Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Susquehan
na Transportation Line. °• . '
7 Tim-subserityorresKaftwiliorlc lxlli]icin
generatthatle still continues to occupy that large and
commodious Warehouse tbrmerly kept by Henry
Walters, Esq. and recentlyby . M. Burke, where he is
ready;to- receiveand forward produce of all descrig-
Boos from HaerisburgM,Philadelphia, as he is now
' ---running--a daily ling-of Union canal _decked boats,_of
thelirst clas Wont each place, and delivers goods iu
three and it 'half days from the time of departurit'.
Coodawill be received at the warehouse 'of Charles
Humphreys and Co.. Walmit street wharf; Schuylkill,
Philadelphia, and Bolton's & CO. Pairinount dam..
N. B.—Goods will also be' received at 'the above'
plaCes and fOeiViiedeilly.the same line in conrieximi .
with UM Susquehanna Canal tricket and freight boat'
. to. Northumberland,l Williamsport, Dan
.. vine, and. Wilkesbarre, and all other intermediate
places along the Susquehanna. Merchants , may' be
ittsured of having their goods fin-warded immediately.
The subscriber will endeavor by strict attention M
merit a.sliare of patronage, which is most respeCtlidly
solicited. OWEN McCABE.
• •Barrislumg, April 3,1828. , • 10.
ror Sale. : •
--Contemplating-a -chany,e-of-retitlence,-Vidrer for
mic the following property.:
-- 'THE FARM' on which I reticle, (Rockland) con
• triinitig• 260 Acres of Land.
TILE FARM tuljoining Rockland and opposite,
containing - SOO do. 'do.
Tll6 FARM on, Which 1". Palmdr - jitSiTei, con
taiidng • SOO do. 110.
THE LOWER PARM` on' the Sliarpsbum• and
Hagerstown road, . - 150 'do.
- lONE' HUNDRED ACRES 'of Woodland adjoin
ink the above, • • 100 do. ..-do.
NEW DWELLING HOUSE in lingers.
- ."town, erected un Prospect street.
-The above larmslinye-gtiod -.bitildings; a doe-ikon--
Con of w ‘ oodland 'attached tp each, and all in a good
state- of cultivatiOn. More valuable priiperty as to
Roil, prOductivenekand situation cannot . be of irk
:Washington cotinty, , Maryland. A -further descrip
tion is considered Unnecessary, as di - Wm persons de
• -nirous. to purchrtSe will of course visit the property.
and jage for themselves. . . The Farms will be sold
separately or together, and nAibeml 'credit given for
. most of-the purchase moneWThe above propeity it
equi=distant froirn Hagerstown' and Williamsport—t
-miles from each,. .and within - from one to- six mile; of
12 or 15 mills. .- .
•• V. TILGH..MAN, Rockland: -.
' March/12, 183$; • •
,111.A.'1` .large. and, commodious WAVE - FLIT.
• 1 5.,,,17.111U11; lornierly ia. the • occupancy. of
./Mpes, situated : On the corner zof Main and Bedfn
streets, oppositelheHjiilt. • Said house has' long, be al
. occupied as aandiiiifell — Worthy theatten
.. thin of a*person , competent to keep a good house, the
'buildings being mcientuve•and calculated to . ffive
fortableaccomthodation tO.sojoitriiers,•Str l .s.ery, exten—
eh% stabling.; alid-n-first-rate-well-of-water-hv tits Yard: ,
This property will be let on advantagemis - terhis to a
~ - p erson- . - d esirous— o f- e ngaginehrllm- t avern, k eeping'
. husiness: Also,. n P,am Building adjoining :the
.ta've'prattitable for niTiee'S 'orthopa for mechanies.:• -
• JII)I3E'ItT AIcCIA.N;
.Agent fyi" eommodorc Jetac D, Elliott.
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Prom- the :Pittsburgh AS'attirday_EvehingiViday
liackucycd as is the r .subj . ect of man's Op.: .
pression middle Judi:nes .weor:4's, yet poetrysiielf
ivory :IA the folltswing—may still delve in the. soil
of our earlree history with success, and coinmanil our
sympathies fOr the 4 siihject matter of the_ poet,.while.
weteknowledge the beatity.ainlatfiTingcliaractoLof
the verse. T -The style_ is ;sufficiently Moore-ish to cc
comenelid it to: - the faVor of thti'litinicrotis admirers of
the Irish Anacreon.. .
T.ll)ff.‘g . ll.ll.W.A.NU4.l_llR - AVE.
4)11,1. A. ~S9IITiI.
one party sees,4tiiing in... their removal, but 9p,
iiression, violation , of frelit4!s7 . ,und tjaollit It oft he
United ,State's,-;,erawitv and -perfidy :on our part, mail
,their.banishment from the homes anil the graves of
t!wirfathers,, poverty-, 'famine; degradation, - awl utter
extinetiom-yhargeable to the ingratittidi, and ty
di the whites. . _ •
On the other howl; the advbeates of romoval see the
race perpetilated lic s opulenee dial peace in the fair
prairies or the West.—Rev.
By tlw baulks a .:lltiskingimt, Nionacclul reclined him,
-And . bad - were the thoughti that enkindled his
' breast ; • ''
As lie looked on .thc hills that ',rose 'prowini behind
Or watched the bright current as it rolled;'to
'Xnd these;' he i[.,e,lonled,—‘wpre the scenes of my
. , .
• childhootl ! ) ''''" •
' 'lsiv:is here the first probfit of my vslOr I gave .4h! little I deemed, when I roved tl n yout wild
• • wood, •••• _
` How sorrows .thould lower rou n d the Shaw:lnce
1 vva a .
'But lark's been the fade Odle poor despised savage
Since tirsto'n our shores, bent the white man his
With the pledge of his friciniship, he came but ,to
And wresl , by,ilte mord mina his gold could not
In ohr own native freedom, we then roved the foresi,
Faint or fatigued;sought our gay sunny bowers,Oridittsed the grim wolf through the wild gloomy
. be ours._ A •
'Ye:say, we have ~ t uurdered your wives and your
- And made your hearths desolate, drear 3, and lone;
We own, in defence of our rights to have killed them;
'But to• show that we loved you, the hatchet. we buried,
And gave our best lands to the, mighty and strong;
'And to the strange homes you'd assign'd us, we Fur-.
• . vied, , . - - .
— 7Porgetting hi .jtpaier. - i - ihnt yott'd c'eetlone us wrong.
. - - VII. . • I
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'Titus time sped, aWay,—wlien you found in Our no,
' • -. tiow, . 1
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"Some new sont:Ce or gain which before you had I
And to secure thejprizcd object—forgot the relation,
You ekewhile had sworn to observe to the ast !
VIII. . - - ..... .
'And then that we've dared •out , approach t oppose,
4 And stand forth like men to protect Wilat you'd
~. given ; , . . •
' Yotflold tip our race as your blood-thirsty foes,—
And from our loved firesides again we a 'e driven !
. , IX:
'Great Spirit ! look down front the th one of_thy_
-''Tis-thine• to-protect, and -the feeble tote -- ;• - •-q .-- -
Thou wilt'not treat lightly, the Indian's story,
Noi• frown on Monaccan, the Shawance brave'? _
'We ask not your gold,—but a home and a grave !
;Where our. children and,Wives may tegetheri feel
blest; - •• ,
But drive us not on where the ocean's datk wave,
Shall scornfully roll o'er the place of our rest !.,
• • .
'.B few lingering years - -and the Indinnjno more -
_Shall trouble the pale-aim—one tylef little day,..l
. - And our spirits shall gofromyour lord fri - Eatiltiii - 3
,Boric, • • •
•As a vision at night shall our mune - slink away •''
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•-x4I. . , - -.. _...
- clioti lait'.esent us yinir bible to poi Las to - Heaven, ..
' ,teach us the way to inherit i ' bliss ;-- ~-----
We read' it:, and find, that 0 man twas ne' cr given,
To take from his fellow., what only was his ! ,!
/ ' • - xIII.. - .. ; 4,.
, - . ''''• ~:'',' ' , i,z,":
'B. speaketh - ofmcer-and it/tells ye.sliall cherhilt , •
/ A kindly regard-lbr each Other, whilst - here.;
And he: who 'lath wrongedjmust restore it, - 'or perish,.
Nor e'er cause.hiS bro her a sorrow Or tear. - ---
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'lf these be yottr inie, -the high holy, feelings—
noble comma ars,y6 are taughtto obey;
We ask of you then tohe just in your dealings,
:If you'd have the oor In4iaritoknoW the right .rah'
' - MTli'ere ' the_ br atLlktssitisippi. disports--her-dark
, waters, /, , . :!,..'„,.„
~ 1(00 4 550w in,/yaiir,libulnets assign u:Siitir - hmes; ' '
leave in quiet the • bones of '
Wlll you` t 1
, ~• thing"! ere
ters,?4, , • . . . . ' • .
4 W -1 / 1 - yetOmeorTtlio -- wild4hTWerti*O-T - phiiii:b - Filiti r '
- • tort* ?
• • ' XVI. • ' - '
.4:) grao(us but this,---and the cloud of our Sorboi,,,.':: .'
Slt l'pass as the babble thatsports Millte Wavii ;-' '
0, gr hit Ili but this,—and a happy te•Mtoirew, - • .."-.
.;',Sltall ''et glad the hebt't of the ShatituieV bravo !'
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" , .,EL WOW) TO - TECITWIVE:6
:since knowledge is power; those who
'Must have the_towefpf controlling. public.
sentiment which in this c_piinlry,isLthe:
government _of soCiety. This • considera
tion presents our giammar schools, epl
legesi medical, legal;'and theological insti
'unions, under _a_ most
,important --- aspett:
Learned men liolchi amidst he darkno-s-S-
ofignoranee, the lighted ,forth, and point
out to the multitude the path in which' they
are to travel; • How impcirtant :then; that
they should not carry false lights, and that ,
they should, know-well the - right path, that ,
those Who rely On them may not he mis
guide . i
What a fine meditation does our
own country preseut, connected .'with. thiS
topiet—Airaftre yet in. youth! Our man-.
_ners_and . ,'natioliali_characterLcan _hardly,yet
be considered as fornied... - O4 institutions_
learning have all the freshness of youth.
Invention and enterprize -arc 'Unshackled_ tl5
a degree never before known hi any age- or
•cauntry. • tVery.,effort to do good, willpre
-dab-ter° a-more poiverfirl-efeet, 'than in .
any other country. The -A:alit - Ms 'branches
of the church are, but just-ushered into_be
log, and their forms of -order; with their:
creeds and modes Of worship, have 'hardly
assumed a permanent . character. ",Bx
'pari , -
ments of perilous magnitude are instituted,
Ayhold,Airnjeato,s, uaosti. - qcr_y_y_eir_.--- .
public mind itito-'a.state of action which' for
a tone, iiterns, :while sweeping .On „re
sistless_ course, to draw every thing .in to :Its
•current. Annual elections';. the -daft of
.'erinSpicuous men in state affairs; pecuniary,
Sabbath- Schlials',. -Missionary 'find fine
1 Societies, revivals of religion, and religibus-
COntroversics - , have' of late-k:ePt the sea of
the Commonwealth inn perpetual - agitation.,
The breeic, the - gale - the 'storm and the
tempest, succeed.ieacii other in rapid suc
. Those who thin]:, that all —these move-I'.
4nents are as transitory in their .effects, as
in their own • proper nature, haVe but Buie
actin:tint:ince . 'with
man society.' , Theugh literary men can-.
not govern or restrain entirely, 'theSe com
motions in the. public mind, they create
them, 'and When.they become Very violent . ;
they have influefite in taming Them, Those
Who touch thoqe, mighty 'springs of action,
_which 'move the machine 'cif social
should be • mighty raert. the present
state of onr country, perhaps in any state
of any country, few Then, _even among :the
wisest, can forsee . ' the operation'of those
measures which they devise and put into .
operation. But the MOM intelleetual poW
ers are enlarged and . strengthened by solid
education, the wiser and the safer will 'be
But while we would plead the importance.
of 'education as eonnected with the interests
Of ?nen; we would not stop•bere. "The
'domestic ifireside is the great guardian of.
There never was a more general Or vul
gqv racir,(and_a_yery=pernieiousline it is;)
than that the.-improvement of the. mit - ids - of
women by solid learning, including The
study Of the languages -and philosophy,
make's them pedants, and unfits them for
theAutieS 41f—domestic-life.. learnedl
lady,' is the Cant and sneer of barberiSm.
Were there no other okample,than, that of
Elizabeth-Smith,-of-England, -whose short
memdris -have been compiled, by a female.
-friend with,great fidelity and simplicity; it
is enough to prol l ichow false his dpinion is.
She was well versed in thoLatin,and several
modern languages, had a considerable
quaintance with mathernatkcal7sttidies, ,and
was extensively read.ut the - graven workS
of histork and philosophy. All these 'at
tainments she had made,--though -she died
at the age .
twenty-eight. In - the' circle
of_ her_ frieridS% andln_altrthe _duties_of -the
- Tratiselib - WW'STIYAn - 01:aiidito - firgeThiFeloT
suchas to adoim the female character.—,
•W i ithin th6Sco - Pe Of Our Otv'n acquaintance,
we lino - sir of 'several examples that approx
imate to that of Elizabeth Smith.
If man were a mere animal;wlro-needed
but to .cat; drink ; and gratify the bodily
'senses,•,then, indeed, the woman, without
the:garniture of mind, miglit - be 'an help
Hmeet for him. • This seems to ..have been
the-doctrine of - ages. -,. To x. this -object- the
education of daughters hiei been directed.
.Marry of. what are commonly called female
.accomplishments; seemed - to have nohigher •
object than to display them to advantage in
markef. _ Can'llny thing be more prepos
terous, than that girls who may become,
I :aild probably will, the wives of husbands
whose finances render it absolutely iteces 7
sary for' the woman to labor, should tj;
taught anu - Sie - , - anirdrawmg, - fhe liglilestAid
mostluxurious of ornamental needle-work,
and scarcely any thing else? Itow . many
are there so taught,' who • cannot . indite a
decent - letter,. and who have- not learned the
common rules of ari4hmetic, •and who dO
not, know ‘. how to bake a . loaf of hread?
VaSt sat A_ arc expended for the acquisition
of an edt cation, in those accomplishments,
that will b : abSointely useless, when alangia-.
tors beccime-wiveslearning-Aharinisrbar .
-forg . ottew.--44-1--this is. surely wrongf,7-gress--.
ly wrong. • Besides, ifilnet4 - What. are com
monly • termed ,'accoMplishmets, • are.'posl 7
aively,,Fniiischi4oiny2in. many conditions of
give a distaStee sober
T U!ESID,II , : .9111, 0 7PE,.8M'00.7V 1 a1i.14r15',. 18 as.
alities of industry-and economy.. Solid
: learning is as .important • for 'the woman as
for the man; and it is more than gratifying
:to_see tiliejacf -acknOwletiged—in-therrpram:
; :ticc-of — atleuaTolrieln our own community:
There is one thing/whioli.especiallyAc= -
mands the particular attention of the chris
fled- learning has .brought evils upon the
churchi--and7on - political society of: such
appalling magnitude, that•a century may be
required "to accomplish their reform. It is
Sheer folly, and - demonstrated to lie so
Pie history, of eivilited nationsi_to_suppose.
that. mereilearning- will Teforrii the . mgrals
of the nations. What is more . common
than of great learning to be. Very
greatprolligatesl Need we refer to Hume, •
Rousseau, Voltaire, &c.? What arR; the
brightest lights of literature, when they
shine not u : spel_ spiel - I : dors, int t . in teors,
which bla . ze for , a moment. arnl_sujcpriSii,
without directing on .his. way,- the benighted
traveller? lVe should teach' in season and
out of season", that all things, and. especial
to 1,116 religion of our,
Savior,- ..We shl uid
not gibe. plaeb, rio not' for a moment,: to
these that the education
41 - theirel go v e rrieir brA
reaard to their interests beyond the grave.
Wl:should:ever direct the
.young to "the
I Interpreter one among a theusami," for in=
struction. in the way of . peace;_ • Pfrough
Who died the just _ fel; the unjust."
Shippensburg, • May Ist, 183'8. .
-S - ELE - CT - TALE.
[-Fypin tlzeAz„Vish-:47mtralfdrl 8 3 Et
Zara' ye ie.:.
M' TILE ' All'6loloF - ."OtTR:ILAND -
"Zomba,. and what are,Afese?"
white' traveller to his guide;_ns;:they
_p_nssing with a kale (caravan) through the'
land where the -sand •storm rages, and the
siroebreaths its withering blast. "Those,",
returned the African s /are the-hills- Of:Man : .
darn, whence the irim comes which - points
our spears." "And those?" continued the
white, man, pointing to other lofty peaks
ivhichtowerettto the southward. "They,'!'
again replied the negro with an iriptiring
look,—"they are far hence, four days' jour
ney." Why—so anxious ?, he scented, as
though he woubLhave. added. :"And
beyond these last, see mightier summits
still-gird the distantborizon." The travel
ler was intent upon. his questioit.—"La illah
el Allah?" -exclaimed a mussulman-of' the
part`y, "we know nothing , of that dark land;
who eat horses are the Jewellers tberN"—
"And .the Mountains?" once more asked the
Christian. "Mountains?" said the Ma
hometan,' "two months' journey to the
south,large, large Moon mountains."
the west you.have a mighty stream?'.' again
observed the white man. "The dark•wat
er,". said, the.Moslem. _ '.Which runs. to :the
sea, far to the sontli - of Tonibi - Mtoor - "No,
no, Allah Kerim!" replied the worshisperpf
the Nile! impossible," .was the answer of
•theViivpller. "Illkittel Kaffir, (there is the
infidel,) let- him look at the Map' of
.llello," said the Moslem with a loud voice.
"Illa el Alla Mahamond rasspul Allah!"
(there-isbutone-Oodi - mallahomet is his.
-prophet,) exclaimed a number .4 - ---pfiople,
upon hearing this appeal; and the Christian,
awakened faun his reverie, was glad to re
treat from the steam gaze of the., fanatieS
'ho - surrounded - him. -•
' It was a kafila, orqkotile, travelling_from_
'Soudan'-:••to.' .Bornou,. with cslmes. . The'
poor ncgresses, -- pensive - and - unpitiedi - cOuld
with difficulty maintain the route. The
whip shaken over their heads. 'quickened
the most vigorous, some were suffered to
hang on the canters back, and one in Vie
last stage .of weakness 'was lashed to one of
those patient beasts who"tread the 'desert
With so sure a step. Distress was indeed
the - Portion of these captiVes, who had been
Wrested &dm their homes by 'the rapacity
of a neighbouring sultan: The tall scorch
in ,_sand hill_wh ere - , -ati-oasis - never-lurks
tongue, the i death 7 hke.gaSp, are...the,common'
lot of those with whom men: traffic' as with
the cattle of the field.
Zemba, himsella Sla ie ,, had now fallen
baidc'..e.whilawith-liiirmaster into the rear of
the caravan. Here, for the first 'time, the
•firm . pace and noble bearing of a female ,
rivetted the attention of the Christiaa.—
•"Zemba " said he "thera is a ivothan-who_,
does ihonot,to your race." The guide ad
vanced and fixed his.eyeS upon the stranger.
A turkadeolbody dress) hung gracefully
beneath 1 - KW shoulders, her 'plaited hair fell
loosely 'On — eithdr cheek' whilst numerous
chains of silVer were spread in lavish orna
ment around her. lint these were the bit'
, terest badges of,their low condition. Abotit
to tand in the p'nblie market,. a prey .to — the
purchaser, she viewed her gnady
ifeckhiC!,e - a:nd goral --- band -with
,'pensive sad- -
flogs; 'toe, assured4diat her trap ;
pings -wo,uldlast,no longer than the chaffer
ing of the merchant whose 0.01)010 he was.
Zemlia started, and prostrated himself hero re
the 'Wandefing negress..: "What is this?"
she exclaimed in'thp- language of tier coun
'4ris ZoraYtlei" tried Zembit. !'cAnd
returned - 'theyou;"
chief of:the 'ribboo, and both , sl aves!f' she'
added -Witlxi , deep - emotion.. `Wistresil- of
.has brought-the love by.'Airayde to this hated
spot?'' "Ales! sultapr. replied. she, "the
ghrazZie, (exPeditithp of plunderers.) 'ln
one dark hour ? the . 481.) . robberg and . cruel
Bomoroy rushed, into the peaceful huante of
the . Tibboo, drove 'us from our, fence of hides,
our woody :belt, And mot lain pass, : and
chased.us-like sheepalongo r natisreheiglifi.:
But we rallied; arrows:ll. like sand of the
desert; women as I am hurled masses_
of rock on-the heads of our -invaders, and
they-fledwitlf - poisoned
their Shrunken limbs.. .But they_madp me
captive,;sultam Zeinba," she added, after
A pauSe / "brave Zemba; how.i:s this change
of .fortinie?" - -14 17 - too, - Z - diayde - ,7•Wai.the
victim of Alawless ghrazzie,:bot:nof like
_ylaO•vietorio . us;••" - Our •was-eneom
pasSetL by:the men of Mourouk one sum
mer's *ruing. The plunderers left their
tents and camels 'at three hours -from us,
and at daybreak bfirst on our deftineelds.
hnrdes." "Put- your fastness;, sultan?"•,-
"The muskets of the Arabs ; - Zorayde, lay
was too'late.'!- - - • • •
4 The white man arid his strange pilgrimage
now engrossed their converse,' but - whilst
they were speaking of. him as 0 - Pherternen
-wooded track. .The bush an . . ticket
lay. around them.: .There was the. mimosa,
the mangrove 'sleeping in the'sWaTtrps,_ the
-- fifilii - Cirdia-- - ;TANYBiKkeett 'edgeilifillfili... : And
there were the watchful tenants of the for--
:est,--Lthe shilill,: the foul hyena, , the sleep
red lion, the wary panther,lhe fearful titlb;
the - scorpion, the-.llerce--mitagnito: .. Night
' was coniming , on, night - so terrible to the ne
groes, Who feartfie prowling h'casts of-prey
-with most anxious.: dread. Indeed;;-.their
eyes Wandered - eagerly oil all. sideS asr soon
as the sun had- set; and.u"Wara bili s hill,"-
(see the great lion), was on their lips-as-they
passed_ eaCh -"shatly . eoPpice.- _They_ were
also not without-reason for 'their terrors.
The wolf. and- the -panther- might ba7seen
darting froin• bush to bush ,at the approach'
of. - eveinag, and lion; crouched ready for his
vietina,.Was no uncommon spectacle iii these
irreary 'Woods:7 : Not every day has Africa
behehLa dauntless spirit, who, like- Mungo
'Park, dared' tread the wilderness alone;
amidst the -roar-of-111mm -thocsands,-the
deepening-gloom of Unknown shade's, and
the barrenness • of a. parched . and desert
'land.' ' The keine , crowded together, Alm
statces (slate merchants) murmured at their
guides, the native, trembled„ and went on
with hasty steps. But at this instant, there
was a cry' of 'distress, and a general halt
was_-__ordcreihiTgacitsought ieargly .for. : his
companion atnidsl the . darknesS, and at
length . the name
. of Zorayde was called in
vain. Not a'moment was, lost. The cara
van was torned ‘ baeli with shouts, lint, there
'was nn • answer... The merchants insisted
upOrt proceeding: tven the owner . of the
slave Zorayde was so., terrified, that he was
willing at once to abandon her to th'eAyrants
of the woods. Fiemba and the white man
alone 'remained. SENA with alarm for
her fate, they trade the forest echo with the
name orZorayde. -Again they rushed .'on-
Wards, leaving , the kofile far behind, and
once more they though they heard the voice
Of angiiiih amiiliifthe- Moan- of lb e.thurider
A.t this monient, a flash, one of those sweep-.
Irtp-filiC4ps,, , ,which ' : in these tropic lands,, lay_
all things wide,-aia open, lightened upon
tke i - I dreary Waste: . It Was but the gleam of
a "moment, for dense *darkness. instantly
wrapt all, things within itshosom, yet - was
that bright shaft sufficient .to revel Zorayde'
beneath-the -Taw-of --6. -vast panther.! ( - The
traxellerexicre durelywith surprise;.----Naith
er ventured a syllable,. The whith-man,
however, grasped his 'gun; and the African
his club. They _darted,. as 'well as they
Were , able, towards the - spot, --- butitini&M) -
deep a gloom, it had been dangerous to fire:
II". Aiiiither TileildlYlliFslil" -- e - x - ela — inie - d7Z - e - M - :
ha, -and--at -that-moment the fire-of heaven
gushed forth' again,. laying bare the narrow
,most 'hidden track. The
beast had retreated; after toying- with his
victim, and was now in the act of springing
afresh upon Zorayde, as she lay. spellbound
on ,- the - earth - , Zeitiba snatched the gun '
from the hand of MS - master, 'pushed it - with.
desperation to the . ear of- the savage, and
fired;. at the same - instant, he fell headlong
-to-the ground, -as -though instead-of aileliv- 1
erer,he,had been-•a-- -- But -the-white -1
, inglnthe ailonies Of death„strualing_ with_
1 uplifted paws* towards the: sky, whilst - the
damsel of Tibboto still lay motionles beneath
Atte fatal bil . sh. started-up;
at length starteup;
.frantic with-agitation; and smiting his
breast with agony, long.refused the cheering'
news.pf the Englishman, who iii vain point s .,
ed towards-the dead panther; and assured him
he had- saved the,maiden's . life, Zorayde ,
ra — d suffered little from- the- kripe: of the
wild beast, and towards the afternoon of
the next day, they were, so forturnrt•as to
rejoin the kolile in safety: . . • • '
Same Months had passed away after tlt
adventure; when the Sheikh of Pornowffe--
clared his resolution of holding a' court oft
justice for the trial 'oftWo unhappy.'bcings
who had broken the "Stern observances of .
his seraglio. . In the court yard of his -pal 7
- acedstirroundedhy•hie'warrua'is aturth'd gci
vernors' ofhis... - pro•Onces, Sat at!sultan, a
man of imposing aspect; grave demeanour,
• and unehafiging decision. fie had given
orders that thelcase,,,Shouid be heard •in full
diVan. Every • one trembled' foe tlin ca-p
-tiv6, for the Sheikh's inexorable visitations
of the frailties of wonianhoodovere too:Well:
known to raise•'a 'doubt as to thei'esUlt•
Near to. the, great man. sat a eelehrated•
or man-of 'letters, •one • •winv,liadt.''by
chapter tn••the KnraA,'aitil was 'held'in great:
estimation:by his Master. ; 'The • Whito.tra
Vi4ler.alsn• : finatted.' 'nn6'nf the grnuii, , and
lking•in high •.fayottrthe ••tnattin; lie
was _indulged in a' place very . closeAo the
seat of - judgment., -The shei th'who had
justtlispoped.ofa-trifling.: .of-theft, now -
a.ddiessed-the-Englisitn‘n-in the interval
before the - greater 'culprits were 'produced;
"Rais," said he, "you must rest satisfied ;.
you c.in go no further. The sons of Allam
qweltrandishmellt - el — i - SP - ears' - anlll - 0 - iiifff" I
.could not let you advance ; with safety..- •
We'are not wiser than our ftithers,lnd they
knew :and taught us. that the
.river you are
of,' flows - east Ward, through vast
Korily - eciutitries; to the Nile." The Eng- :
lislunan remembered the
loud _clamour_ in the. :kerne and he : hove - 4 .
assent. "With - what interdiona you come
to our country toSsee the Joliba, stranger,
we know net,!.Continued the sheikh; ”but
to the_east,helieve me i . there are cannibals
who - deyour their priSoaers, and eat the,
fleshtornjro - ifir-the - lmcksErtflivinganiutals,,
.and,to the_west,--you remember the fate of
your countryman. 4 do - Thtif
the. Joliba," returned the white. Man with
emotion:. The'entrance Of the criminals
-preventekall-further-Cenvoise--!1:11e-rtag. , :
Tishman started and trembled. — 7. - enibli and
Zorayde - stood befdre the sheikh, . the one
"arrayed in A splendid silken tube, (shirt,)_
- the, other. iri the 'smi l e turradep she wore'
patither'S - gripe - - - !The judge beheld them
with- forbidding .aspect; and baAe
tresses appear; --- Theirtestimphy . - was short;
and - it-soon appeared beyond controversy
that 'Zeniba had. ventured beyond the pre,
.cincts of the:intim-apartments, a crime ' pnn
ish-able4tth-tleathin i3OrnOn. 'A mourn-
ful..silenee ensued;sfor:itras:expeeted that
the_ sheikh-would-instantly wave his hand,
the signal for execution. - But Zdinba came
forward at that.mommit,- , atiCtirrested the
dread - mandate. "Hear me,,". said:the man
' TibbOo; "mercy, great sheikh !:1 will
read the fatah '(marry) with her." This
declaration:' created a .general sensation
- throughout the:court; it .wascan offerwhich
-sometimes appeaSed the arm of justice, and
life rallied :in the - breaSts -- of the . pitying
-spectators.- But the Ishei -moved
Ire did not as much as speak with his eoun
sellers. He .vouchsafed no answer,- but
viewed the' culprits with unbending rigour.
Another fearful suspense prevailed, and the
sultan had now raised his arm, -and' fife"
white man sprang forward, and appealed.
against the fatal sentence.. "By the head
of_Mustaphal" exclaimed the Sheilch;start-_
ing bp from his throne; ".yet stay, it be-'
.comes us to be calm with- the stranger.—
Rais," 'continued he, "speak on." .
The traveller detailed the adventure which
befel 'the lovers. in the kafila; and dwelt,.
with_energyi-rupon the prerogative 'of . par- j
,itori. -" Itiiis,,"•saidthe sultan with-comfm-
Stile: `"answer me a question.. Do you ever'
punish capitally in your country?". . "We
do not for this offence," rep. .ned the "Eng
lishman. ' '".Erieli land ob s its- own pe- •
.culiar laws," observed the sheikh ; i-‘ I ask
-you, Rais, - do you never pnniskwith death?"
.The traveller hesitated The' whole court
=felt-the 7 tritimph of the - shiekli:- - - - :"We-tery
rarely do," the. Englidhman at length re- -
plied: '"I blush for my country that we draw
the swordN'at all in such . matters o " "E-
nough," - eckiimed the stilnn. The white
man acrain interceded. - ." taffur Allah,"
(God forbid) h cried the sheikh; and lie lifted
his condemning arm mice more: , But the' '
fighi-yet once again delayed the death sign.
He fell at 'the judge's feet; and laying his
hand ii beg•a'n a:loud:and-cam ,
.for . the accused. Zorayde•re-•
;mained calm and silent, whilst .the fire
- gleaniet in - the — esre - oilier conipthii-oTt,-alia
it seemed as though- he was 'feeling for his
TiitiiiWi,(iliiii - g - e - Cy - Tlie - ' 7 eTigg - liiiil a - tit - TO
. ---vehement and impassioned was the re-
Monstrance between the sultan and . his . wise
! man ; for a long time the solemn protest of
the 'fighi was 'as .uielesS as the lover's pro -1
mise ofthe fatah,
ning plea, At length the sultan started—
"-A-sin!" he cried, by -- The headtof the.ba-,
shawl. The fighi.declares that true it
r & that, these slayes .have broken 'our our law, 'but
that'foritslo take their lives-is an equal
i crime—Englishman! tell that saying to your
Icountrymen:" . .
.—,---The c iudge-e ea sed-an d , covereil-•his- face.
is . 'well, • figlii," continued' after a
passe'; " - I had : not thought o t tat, All"ah
Kerim! blood shall not be spilt to-day—:bui
there must lie aT i ev.cre chastisement.',.
• Gircat 'sultan," se:tithe white Man, ". he
still m M
t will ransom. these'
unhappy ithildren f Tibhoo.' • Let theM go
hack to their cout7 A tryiwbence war and the
glirdiii — luivaJornAtem 'r• The-whale
court evidently seconded this supplication,
and'ilio fighi was,not unmindful of the hap:
oy moment. ' He pressed his snit, and the
sbeilib leant back on the judgment scat.
' "Yon will
. ransiiM 'them, Raid?" ho said
at lent; " woliderbil! which 'Of yoU Would
have done this?". He turned. round to his
ministers with an air of superiority: "Yes,
they shall be free—Englishman!. stay with
us,--and say:—llla. el Allah . l)lahinoud rasso . ul
'MAO': - . Li a few cla).. - ,wo shall lond.mrex
rieditien to -Ilegharnio, and. you shall lia've
twenty slaves: •Sfy friends, continued he,
addressing thc'emancipated begroeS;' "God
is' great." ..And-- he jellied ilioi.pq.s of
Zenth6 tind-Korayde: ' '' ' -••
en'thles his piece `The Mort
,Womeal.". We ilpiet;,know exaettii - Av st
'they ire'virorth,here ; hut in New Orleans,
"they bring from five to fifteen" hundred del-
Jittsnroyi49sl i they arc : fixlll-hite.ghstet;ege::,
—:that is, colour &.
oP &VT cariiiigc,d at adititeiA,'
MEW SE,' ES, VOL. tIL—Ao. 24.
' , respondence - of the, - Baltimore - Chronick.
. • vr ASIIINGTOW,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.. .•
Your Are,w Representative: = lllr,_Kennc7
dy...was,annOunced_this morning by his col
league, Mr. Jenifer, was sworn by the Spea
ker; mid took his seat next to Mr. Jenifer.
--Mi, cellaneous_Business. The, Duel.--
Mr. Prentiss,. of Nev York, :made •an at
tempt to-get-hi some petitions upon this
stale topic:_ But the- House were tired of
,farce, and.bade him keep_his!•-..
,petitions till petition day, when, if' presero
fed, they -Will sleep on the table.
Steamboat attempt -was
made by AVIi! Calhoun, of Mass„ - to get up .
the. Steamboat, Boiler bill. It was neeessa- •
.ry to obtain a vote - Of - tvio-thirdi in order to
get it up: ' Mr. Carnbrelen'g-= Objectedi - and ---
4he motioni did - not:prevail.-
Redolittions, . Pelitioris, &ie.—Several'
were. offered by various gentlemen; some
-ailopted,-others refu§e - d.. There Were none
Wthese of-nin - ch - gefieval -- coniiequence -
The. Duel Menifee
a most able argument against the prepOster
-ous proposition to sanction the proceedings--
of a committee who have
upon - - his .- trial ,- . Withoutletting
know,it,-to'receive exparte testimony_ against
him, and to Condemn him before the world
upon 'that evidence. • . • • ---
- Menifee .iouclieTupon all the.main
points .0f the arguthent againit the motion
to--pOstpolic -and-- -He-=was' -stopped' -,
by a question of order, when about to , show
that von a,. former oecasion:Mr. Polk . and
his party hail taken ground directly Opposed
'to that-tvhich -that-party-are nifi - w-'-pursii-!-.
Mr." Menifee also- dwelt 'Strongly upini
the fact - which had come out by - ihe
sion of Mr. IConecy; in the, course of the de--
- bate, namely,- that. this was - : a_report, - .2nof of.
the . Majority - , but of - three - only - of the cam=
Mime, Mr. PotterAiiving been absent When'
the report was read in committe- and there •
discussed. and amended..
• As soon as Mr. Menifee had finished,Mr. •
Pickens of South Carolina, rose-and Moved.
to lay the whole •subject on the table. •
Messis. Graves, Wise and -Jones begged;
Mr. Pickens to Withdraw his motion.' But.
he'refused peremptorily.. . '
• Mr. Cushing moved for a call. of the
- House - i - whicir yeas--orderedrand•-•-•19-7-found---•
to be . present. - Excuse of absentees • not •
denianded. • .
Mr. Wise interposed '.and Said",- that it
would be entirely useless to lay the subject
on tile - table, as he should make a question
peers, upon this accusation. • -
Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Robin - don . were
exeused from voting on his motion, by- rea
soii-Of the fact • that they had so recently ta
' ken their seats. , •
Mr. Pickens' motion to laSr on the table
found but 28 supporters, and 167 members
-votedagainstit.: .. Solt .was lost. ..
Xr. Adams then made a most - thrilling r:
. speech against the postponement. He •
olished-the-imbecile=-chairman-of _this ._in,.
1- quisitorial committee,-, and completely ex
posed the nefarious character of the• 'whole
odious Proceeding. • -
• 'Messrs. Wisq and Graves . made el
.oqii.ent and feeling protests this pro
position to p.ostpone_Nand.print.• I shall not
attempt in this sketchy of the debate;'; to do
any thipg ilk .jqs:tice to these touching
peals. The vote on postponeffientwas
Mr. Adams then Offered his Motion to
_rec.oniniit,..Land_ttcl instruct the committee, •
to strike out the argumentative parts of the •
report,. and the obnoxious resolutiOns . , with.
; _which_ it concludes,* 7 —and here • some cen- -
versailons4.aros.o; . as .to whether thi s _ motiOn
or. the motion to. print were next in order. •
It was • finally deckled that the motion tai
,printZwas_a part Of What Mr. Adams : pro,
poses to recommit'. • •
this point ananimated dfsbussion emit- •
ed, - upon what; if Mr. Adam's motion Were
to prevail, the CommitteeConiniittee would. have to do.
This was a: debate- 'of- mere,Order,4hOnglt
It - et - eupie - d a,goOd deal Of ,
It iS --- muler - conSideration - iis - this7letter--
-closes. • .
. - : -7— UVITEITTATES - SrsTATE -. T
• Mr. Clay , has hitroduCeaHatner's resohi
lion in effect.. • • •
Bill rest of the day..; , • . -
-A, IZITALKENTronyL.I. - T,he_.
following is fahen fiinnthe Velv - .Q.rlealis •
Picayune, .as n Sperinrn of a Ke,aWcktari's
love, letter to hi ' •." •
..“con board the Steam: - Poet , .
' New Oileans t HMareh 24i;
'Dear Wiz —,We - aren ObUtif to. shoF e o*, *-
and I- hive Only:titne to Say gdod 113re' , . I ,
'want Ton to whip Liza for me befbro 'tome
back; give-her gos. ', If nothing . .breaks; .
at three weeks I shall be down again. 'lt ;
makes me mighty wrathy to think I linvc , o
go witheut :seeing Yoft—,-I'd clear 'my WO.
thrai s h o w ; bikor„,,kixid of 'cane biake .-
see you 'anytime. 'Giie my ''respects tO'l4l,= .
the fanrily, aitd , the TIO
"Wild Bell" hos got tics st,e6m, tp; ,
faaletting . go eablU.' good 1:1 . y6 . '--Or
wo go; -DotN fforgel'; your Proirds6,`fob . •
God's ''Sakev. T6tirsi. Until: tie ittN , 7'-'
A RiViintry la iri 'l3optoti has .IViitteti tit
his friends in the cotnitay'ttilit4iiiy , lhiit
is' cheap inifos fan,- dollar' bills; Veiiii'aill •
ni?edYiell c'eits a tieo. : ."•'-) -' ' " ..