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"PIET:CI/I OP 114111: WISE, >.:,..l;riaP.i t' ..tid__lbliir'u t •t t .'s,ll ,-4 .thinitibuti 4 1 ''ilb insii
51 reply to 1111 r, GRAY; (of 1V; -- Y,,Lpif the
,aCcuse the' of:Murder iliW tlini 0480;1111..0y .
. of Mr. - 1 3 8.Enfrissda
~.,e• p c:ro,i)i.o‘ U s swiiise,..; Ity he'.does,:. he - ;shall;hBN.e. -
At EXANDEn. DUNCAN, of Ohto...P . Ont /Lis - 111e opportutiity tk'aomiiiit, Such ..a ., ' murder
seat.- - ` hi mself. -. . -
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Duelling is abhorrent to every, feeling: ,
Mr. Si RAKER: I did not intend to‘enter •
humanity. fil - thmilrelir - 4tlC - e - Itufatiii:
your laws will tiii'ver prevent; Or pubtshitor
- reform - the custom. .Sir, I'" tell. dila - lions°
---ay, and thene piled And crowded 'Oiler;
des, 'where batiks art. - eager populate; ,eh:
bracing the inOst ran - 04f YonrinthipPrilia
•.--men, and inaids,'and.matroniiiiir:
ing, as they ever"dp, the conflicts - of pas
-sion on this . floor, as did thelanCient .Ro-1
,this.debate, !I have studiously avoided
being draWn into it at all. But the gentle- .
• man.from New : York (Mr.. GRAY) has ad
; . dressed ,fire - I.louse.. twice, - and each time
' :Pas 'gone out of. his way, on purpose; 'lt,
-; • s.eoMi.,.-,teattack inc., ` Why,.l know not,
• '•-• lei& riot. 'This,. I thought, was one' oc-.
caskin c atieast,.on which I was notinvolv
• strife, and I had determined net to"
' --- littleal - geitifi; - .713 - iitali - e --- geiftleriiiiii ---- Serefiii• -
• • 2 . . to be equally .determined that I shall not MA.,
, cape: fie ' has • first 'concleninecl, Or '
claimed' a justification of,: the conduct of
_his . fr:enil, (Dr: PIINCAN) and -then • gone
a~lide' to Allude - to•ray 'conduct for its..ntsti.
• : fication; iteParallei, or precedent. 'When
_the member from' Ohio shall be. put on-his ;
' --- ,trial : l:Will fully •expressity - indgment upon
' . ----- : ---- 11int - by . iny -- v;nte-; -but I do not mean-W.410-
' .sotiow: If, however; he has thine wrong, ,
• 'hew can any- previous acts of mine justify
- -- ,him,- and : why am I aline titirteCesiarilY- and }
1-wantonly. Cited as an example, to
. • ,
wrongs by the gentleman from New York?
Thegentleman can - say, 'and I pause-, for ;
•- [Here Mr. GRAY interposed: ;
S: confined hiniself•to a
. simple.:Statenherit of,
,• facts,..without the least intention to" offend
• : • Otirijrire any one. If what he had stated ;
• was afaat,:audifit _was-legitimately _ in tre-_.;
• (laced as An illustration of:. any pesition I
which-Mr.. G. lied taken; . the ' gentleman
• • limn' Virginia wai . ".itot warranted to infer!
. any improper:intention - mt . the, part_of- Mr.
Q. in alluding to it .]'• - • .• •
• Mr., resumed. - gentleman
•' said he . was bound by his code of morals to
-cendemetfie-ineniberrfrom-011io i -blitytheri,
iininediatelY•'qiited my ' - acts 'to . justify
. what, according. to .1i is , prindiples,
justifiable - . The' gentleman alloded.,to.-the
alley (hair. w does tlSat' matter
standl - 4 1S it a-ease as Yet tele Cited un-'
.• ail it_ip i Adjudgett
propeoliat a gentleniab,, who maybe cal
' led immediatelyto - sit nOrin itin judgment,
shall prejudgeit i -and-tlecide.tlie very
• _ of and fact invillied•beferea hearinn
• ' = Sir, this gives' . me an opflortunity-wrirelt.
has,.up to this moment:- been withheld-..
7. --- T ,- iinjUstly-withlieldfrearmeL - •.-toalay a - Word -
• -about ; that-affair.•
: Hitherto-I:have betni••si-,
- • lently awaiting
,a trial before my peers,
. _ whilst puny of them hive been
- slender,-with-all the bitterness-of malac,e,_
- from ,one- extreme of the - . country to e
other._ They ,have withheld 'from me a
trial at by the
- press;eprealed-to-everywassion and-pre--
judice, to condemn me without a hearing
_epeenullity of defence. Such'
.- • . • NeW York-now.- 4-f-my-case is first on the
calendar; as he has said, lie should not al
paTit-pp fortrial. , I am
----ready to': be illave • been waiting
. • anxiously for a trial. Put me at your bar,
and I will plead instantly. ..1 arn . _ : ready to
. - say on the spot, I . did on that occasion just
whatl..will _do : Again_ !eider similar cirCu.m
_Let Puritans shudder ',as' they
• rnaY 7 -• I,here_ploclairn that I belting. to .th e
, elaieof the - CavalVirs; - not to. the Round..
- heads 1 . The - parties, met, on
; ,a.poinri of
honor . and veracitythey-folight--fought
-fairly... Lone fell—and his - fate - might have
been that of myfriend,it was a wonder it
-- was net.. I was present, a second-1 am
amenable to the laws of Maryland upon in..
dictnient,; .and am ready to submit to any
- • trial by this-House for a breach of its 'pri
, • vileges.• I have again and again demanded.
...sentence of •theo House. I repeat,-that
• many of yon . propagated the vilest
. : Islanders concerning my conduct in the Si
: • • fair.
: I hair° beea vilified by every species
---- of - vituperation which.Trcalien - h - e're; among may'preee iliTililell7acTitrie utters,- and that I In the face of an approaching election, I
yourselves, --could invent: I have: been public opinion upon which you would have say to my`good constituents--I have many
:stigmatized• es a muideler; and yet I chat- me rely is generally charitable enough tei very good; truly geed and pious people, in
. who have thus demeaned inyeur high seats (immures can compensate •for some' itijur-' would obey their wishes' sooner than
of justice, to try Inc for what many, of you ice ? b And at• last, how can you distinguish, your laws . against 'say to. them'
man has himself nathed the horrid, word— . • All these:things.* to be thought 0f..-not final When assailed;likea true knight,
-..snzurder.i Murder!...;.• Sir, .theie are two to jyslify—tp, account forduelling. When Itlo not send hie to Congress, I shall just es
• ,sorts of murder. . There is one description nature changed by the grace of• God, surely fight; if occasion is given, as you
'of that : offence 'which deserves the' hang-..—when r learn
. to turn one cheek when the send'
.me : and so I shall' evereontinue until
man's knot. 'There' 'is Another: form. of '•• • 011ibr-is.-stricken 7 -- ; when I becomefor ; the holy, religion Of the:Cross takes posses.'
miirder.l-murder by the .law. L-which 'pub-. Heaven-L1 will no longer lie, tried by., the ' sion of my sottul = which may God grant_
,penti2nent—hieler than the , law, the world, and I will eschewl i the duel. 1 It • ! right early !" -
• great law-breaker—defines to be onor - able. abominable in the eight Of Christianity---but I 1 have been done great injustice. My friend
. Which does the gentleman mean cannotohen•.•trnit- to , public opinion. I t from Kentucky (Mr. GRAVES) .asked you
.. • [Mr.,,GfrAY subsequently said he • meant Will net; then', even relyon men: I will only to print the testimony in the Cilley
• that.siiiiPlY•Whiek . was nzurder' by the_law, be - resigned tto stiffer and bear.all things. -•h - affair you printed - the reporte of the corn'
and did not impute - any thing dishonorable will then trust alone in God.' With my ii.,ittee, and you have up to this moment,
-`' in"the Gilley duel.] • • • • ' nature unchanged, I cannot bear disgnice.; refused his request. •On that testimony I
taken by irritant flow far my. conscience is affected . as. an take my stand before the world-42 will
'in offender agaiust . ; my ,'Maker is
. 161 transmit it-to-my Children as amernoriel of
- • - ; - Tequar - modepTes - eritied;'•illialifiens Hite. - Tam no infidel ; lam no hypocrite.] the het that no dishonor, can attach to me.
• ease; by the; party' who_ fell--always' . The .: gentleman 'froth . New York seemed If lam guilty of :taunter, arraign:-,me --try
scribed; in.a duel proper, by gentlenien.- ,to insinuate that. the epithets "liar and , I carried a challenge s from_ one - gent-' latter mode was '.dilley ilcoundrer belonged not to, his 'section of tient : a : a to another—not from one menthe?'
_r• thurderedL-fairlY, henorably. Who here, country. They are known tothe vo-, ;of this lioyse
_to another:. Th'e,
'Wet gaiMsaYit -1- 's - Nonetio;-Aot-one-of--liisq-cabillary-of-gentlemerr,assnre -- him, in I
- ---Own-friendS,;-",e;Were • -theguardianitothis- 1 ,-mine. In-the-rogion,-.1.---Tepresent --such
.fonlly. r. died .ort. words are never applied, : unless -ivho
the fielfl4plionar; arid 'here '1 • 8;)r, in the uses them Is prepared. to stake his blood
• 'face of ''lfeetieli, r befete the - *vine; of , the ; upcin thciriniport. Who uses them in the.
7 . Alinigli,cy:.:; . ;iiillitfAread presence who sits , case before the Hoese•f I beg pe - rdon; .
thereent' that,,.l with the - falsest or ,'am trespassing : upon the intention I set out!
-left .. on earth, : and . lu:respect-to gentleinanly.language';
''touch tle'`erlifi'Woinids . of with- speech or print, lam ready to _compare
- 7 --- aa - ckg:a• - :501iseioot:o as aty, of: - them, tho..the Cavalier witli_the Roundhead ~No
basest, or the best !'Sorie•ofiliS:Pretentled . gentleman sties- for slander. in. my section
friends, - , have tiever,: . yet,• beep _arraigned ; : of eohntry,; !lie and.
they'buvg, never ye!,: l l;oepri . - called . to account,, have seen. ministers' of. :the laW.Oclear
deatlf;' if there ‘4B . ..kuitt 'hi all: I 'sive terms were used evenbir . blackguards.:
I 'hero. ; openly-te ~the 'pretended bleck,oye to an individual :';w11 nothidf.
- . ,
-,..frieeds , Cilltey. , ..%:::theysliciuld.belieldres-1 as bad as falie , sWearing to society in cases,
, awl ;of isiatilr'indliattOry the'• parties,
ar.gracions I were , not gentlemeni .. .• :Peed:: is , not :'mere
PrtividOtcO4* lilies, And...4lY conscience.is , abstinence frem;blews,. end :social order,de
. at For my vindtcatton, 4#as_einiligh 1 Reeds More npoti.: . ;ivell4regniated,tongues ;
whentbe,'.chairineeof;YOne: : Conisilltep t , an . hl4o.ilObn . dieciPlined , arms,'.4ndtliis ,Scriprf.;
00, duel tell you ;cannot' . bridle l
.glared tbiAoi,ir diat,..tiiere;Aa.,.no.?•;4: l #*:looe:=-. - sllifig'iif the sea havehelmis,
fProdf any . filing
,iiiihonw , - 106*106,bits , but , the'tOngue • '
ifigt cannot . restrai , )
combat lierfthat was • • . •
;'eliallen god 'And been" - ':'oh
-tlticllf4,lll readY • l6 - iiibinit;l6 . longed' . 1406 tinies'liairtrilo4tol'iipoit 44d
- many; - in - c - rowded - amplfithea - tr - Wgaze Oii
the combats - of the
. glad i attire—that .eilong
, . , .,
as public 'sentiment is, what it is,pass what
penal laws you will,.they,wifl be dead upon
the statute' book.' - / shall never. 'wed them!
I docontlenin 4 the horribla`praefice_PS 11111011
as anyman; :but. there are, in 'lke pregent
state of society;bont two alternatives,, You
must rely;lor , redress of .certain person - 0
yreirgs, -upon:arms' orupon public opinion.
1,. in my.utiregentwated:state,ae long as I
am a worldling, choose the bright steel ; if
is - Morelaithful; - more. true, safer, antl a 401 7
`ter security than the opinions of mankind.
;And if, for refusing to rely On the justice of
1 public opinion,: or on the: glorious . - unCenr_
[Minty of the„iasv.,_l must_ eonsent_t6.. - be•
branded - With the - inarkef - Gain, be
ored,_with the name of murderer, .disgraCed
kvith the character of duellist, I prefer it to
chart disgraee. wherewith 1 am sure to.be !lie--
I:graced if I refuse. to fightt-klisgraCed_ even.
iin the'seciet hearts of: those= -.who,-preaeli:
1 loudest againstditerslisgraced in the eyes
1 of the fairest }portion of our race .'even in
!the Puritan iatid ; - and, sir, .I must be per-
Mille d - tti - beritieath --- this - legall - to - nif - elidzy
clren„to :write npon- my. tomb,:if I,,die in
single - Combat: He 'Mould take. the 'alter
4.tatide_to...taltiekltonpr_pd intedr , •
.Enact, then, your 'ordinances which for
. bid the fair fight ; what, Wilt b - e . gairied to
morals or to public order? ~.One 'vice or
'passions mill reign.'
legion i - surpstle_plaCC - 76r tire duel ? :In
variably calumny, vituperatioi ;blacliguatil
isni;:and evils.':itunimerable, wnese-.than
those, inflicting. wounds more fatal-than
- fleSEivounds - c --- incurable liy- law •or--- the
good-will of your- fellow-man, riot-withent.
'restraint !- Instead of the pistol or the . cold
•steei f in-fair•and : open-fieldinsteathoßhat-•
'sodden passport to death. Whichthe flaslinf
-the-dtiel gives to a miserably injured Man,
where the soul-‘, -, '• - - :-.
, !With one pang--one bound 7 .4.senveB &nita:ol i" „
you would have that dwelt!). which iiVliits
(jiving - death! ay, and_realdeatli,,,tori . ,i'hy
cissaAinationL-by _"street-broils . with the
.gliastly--Bowie-linife—stabbi4 . in your
lobbies, on this
_very - floor.' And .if these
are., suppressed by the peal( entiary, still,
-what followsAn-tbose lands': where-duels-or
• street-fights are . not known i The preh. - be
cotnes corrupt. That Which should . beilie
_guardian,- the palladitiiii - ef private reputa- •
tion, as it shotild be of ' public libeity, •• he;
eomes the vehicle of detraction - , defamation,
and abuse., It breathes upon cliectacter, 'and
it is blasted. 'lts breitth is. poison, which.
taints the moral atmosphere around. It
attacks all that,is;-virfifons and good, and
destroysliiiiriotism- itself—all that is high
acid noble sinks - before it as before the .Siz
•ntoom or the. Desert. Altl• but you . say,
- the press injures no reputation.; its 'slang
liasses,for what-it is worth, and injures no
man. Then you have lost the real. power
and efficacy of this moral engine, to punish
the infamous and WS° for: their.-cro nes::- Seoundrels and their crimes go unpuniShed
—thrive with license, for the press is not
believed—discredited even when it does
Itad - men - combing; - It - Is:herd - to - pickiwelve
.men with character enough to -value char
acter. You antagonist, if base; can beat you
in blabbing witnesses; 42'0 there, and he
• „ . , ,
_1• -. 101r Cavlialte-
• ged-49,u'r .balls.;'tnke(j.effect---three: limbs
*ouPOPti, two permanently "
one life take!' ; nniNs I.: hope. to h& - par 2 : l
honed byHeaven,' nail; rather be.
:Pal- at any.th(ne than
, the second. If a min
'Of's --- e'rifsibility7ll - 6.is never upoifilie.fielirOr
friend, and 'never then willingly and until
ufter , helms exhausted all Means to prevent
the iSseue'of blood: \• _The'r&are. ..twoAgeni
on.this . .floOr,. at • this moment—the
for whoin . I 'ever "was` secon d,' (Hop. \V. COST Jourtsos, of Maryland, and.
• know what hag been my, conduct and man.;
.ner of;dischargiiig- Jur dutyto a friend :on
stich occasion.• •Jt. is enough for them to
know;4 care not what the world thinks. I:
can, defend, my own character whilst living;
they can defend my Memory, When' I arti
no,morei:froM any aspersion Which . would
father had.eyer been-guilty either ,of..diA-:
honer or infuniumity. say Ihaite seen
enough;:as many witnesses know, to make
the desironti to prevent or to. mitigate •
- barbarous pilletiee. Ido not despise - the
.truly_religious and moral sense of the coin
munity. I have been taught to revere both.
~._religion and sound morality. • But what' is.
Winan-oftlo-ivorkl-to - It-is useless - to
tell him to. seek 're Thq'tereoisT
of the Divine laW ..cannot - resfrain- many
good men to fly even eternal wrath. • Hoy
statutes„ then, bind the Sense. of , 1
lionoc4,-What is„,the, man of : honor to do
4thelialqk and - surv*ivesi-i ho walk& 'with
the slow,moving•finger pointingin'hiM; 'if
killed ive are told he "dies as the fool
'ilietb," and he goes down "unwept, milion,
'fife s il7, - ."1 - _ file refuses to fight, lie dies ihe
living death,- and -disgraced3 , . Pub
lie sentiment is eruel- - --- - tlie statute is unjust.
LT siviry-Hous e-ericon rages - chivithr - , -
-at,all'eirents,-- personal leuds.: the gallery
cheers reneontre-your. very- magis
0ft6 . 1 a* stand • aloof to witness the
rsceno,-or- keep-- out- of the - way that the
Conibat - may proceed:;' and,yet some of you
- CircUlato.docitinents tobrand me 'midi lour
,fler ; for being concerned, in
even:lli - Tar - 0h- ineler, a breach.of:privihige
for - which -you never meant to try Me. You
will net-eiffOrce yoor laws,-either '3to' Pre=
Netit • or , purl), ~..yon :should, .thee,, be
Silent with s lame yourselves, ad j
• - right'to Condem - rCtitAil - yo - tv - ha - Ve - triet
and - adjudged.. You shall not t-iwlt
What are you doing - -tiou4_ You
have just passed. a penitentiary acts -.You
-are then Lomat° take the delenee-ofebar-_.
actor into your own halals,' as you twee
iakenarznY rituals the hands of the cavalier:
'Will 'yeti do at? No.- You aro at this ino
and vielence .friim which more than one
duel - , would, in my country, necessarily
folloW.beferehand. You forbid, under se
vere penalties,-the challenge - 'acid meeting_
'in this Ten Miles:Square. You' will, I
know it, fairt& take preventive .mensitres :
You might by your censure, deprive . either
i 'party, for instance., - in the wrong,• from
claiming the privileges of the code of honor
elsewhere. But you. will not do it, and
what will be the result? Hostilities will be
suspended here, and the scene of bloodT .
,will occur, perhaps, oriAlie deck . Of some
steamboat on -the 'Ohio river, or at sonic
woodyard .where Passengers
You will do nothing to prevent this--noth
ing. Your proceedings will lead to it, in
fact. -You -will give 'the offence here the
goby ; and When it is tob linc when two
or three members have been maimed or
killed, shot or hewed to pieces by the Bowie
knife--oh, then, not until then, will . yOu
Itis hypocrisy !--gross, rank hypocrisy ! I
scorn,.l spit upon it ! I call upon you, I call
upon society, either to defend We or give
me back my arms. •
nothing to do Witlf : it,. I thought 'then, , and
'-thinlcso %ill. — On my oath I - purged my
self of all' contempt to its privileges or au
, thority.,, I was reported;
of a breach of privilege. Whydo you,
1 then; prOeced to give me a-fair,' open trial,
011ie men,-gentlemen,,and judges, instead
of tauntingme,,as the gentleman from New
York has done, with oblique allosiona_LlS_
it not egregiouely_unjust. that . ; anyjudge
should pursue this , course ? I demand . of
him a trial. , Come , When it may, I will,
show. whq.are,the-gujity. , - 7 -The - rnost - gorty.
were the very
_busiest.in arraigning ins.—the
most „bypocritioal in, the hue and • cry. after
the most innocent in .that -,transtictiOn---and
.44e, most , . it er an unjust in 4 etr contippe , i.
; perseoutions. Put me , on-. trial, dndi. Will
-thetidviefrom their,seanihereand - in , the
other• Rouse',the real culprits' 'lip . very
wretches . who s linstigated that duel.--who
wept ; crocodile tears - over,the h ier i; of poor
-• alley --and - r - who.:g4t 7 qp Vicitemqgton,the
Oitloithseme, for nofond whatever,Ofrre
; gion.or moralitYr:but fkr4he.Vilest-nflonli--
dragged the corpse of 'the Victim, of \ their
machinations from:, Washington:,to ,IVlaine,
_withAii heels to a chariot, end liiic.t.head '
Upon the flinty roclr,‘ if it4woOld' haveserv:
1 43(11411e' sinister and infanietts designs of , a
party. - . r - -
7 tt, ever - iro f hoi
4.4lember of this, 'llonse, lOW
'beetech' my friends whoso "ieat'6*,. though
few," will be "sincerely Shed," notto per
rnit ape/Picot oveit.my
tlertd - Wo - d,r ; tt tmailisT
as I_ slutuld .hat .
fallen; iii becoming privacy, wittjapt
gilded Congressional Collin---the 'silk velvet
honorable meek mouraingL,
'With 'ifeeiney, and - Without
where • no:_intrutling - hyptierite - Teight , ever
tread upon thegrass 'of, my grave!' 'Mkt
muclywoufil : be
.duif to violated Jaw,. and
Would be consistent.with an unfeigned .ab
horreuce of duelling..
But try. me,
,I repeat.' Send me home,
if you condemn.. What then.? Lwill tell
y0u . ... If my constituents s • Ce nothitig .
lion_ conduet, they will_not•
think of your precious pyi vi lqges--41)ty-_•W
takeeare-thixt . ISIMII - be dealt with' as all
other's liave been., In six days after . an
election to fill the vacancy of My seat here,
a polite hon i Mr. Speaker,/ mid ~ .present
myself, ready -to take the oath- to support.
the'Constiititimi of the United states.
• Ido not rOefiit-iti boast. 1 sieah onbrto
complion of.yopi_coorse.. You, who dare
liortry; tattizt ine.:-!•You. shall
, _ .
The gentleman from New York - says
that, on oiieoccasion, I reftised . to 'tote. =
noted' as -another example:to
justify his friend. - • - I did refuse to trote'.--=
Why ? • Because you called on inc to Yogis
late where Congress itself had no constitti- -
-ii6nal power..- - was ~:a..-matte.r of Hem - 1.7
science. had sworn to support the.' Con-
staution.:- kregard to •My oath forbade me
to vnte - -Was this no excuse ? Was 'a re-,
gard Tif ilisordeF? .11 . 63 v will' this
justify his ffiiiptlil; if he•ltitsheMt guilty as
Charged ?• . .
Ile - Says the Speaker himself has been
depotufeed - :asn stipple tpol_or,the_. Ex'ecu-.
tive.• This, too, is another example to jus-•
lily ; -Yes,--the,Speaker hasheen
.toliiiiiluiTWWorse than that. • You :and
(Mr.-Speaker) - -'-what I saa A
, 110 thergen Ile finiu in_tny_._ eye._
k tieWs. - J W. believer - rhad heen .arraianed,
I iVetild. have giVen . the l'easons m7.-11v• I took..
the Speaker b by_ the arm as Ite...wits..)eaving-
Tri . :a Chair, and .sairfe him, "l int, are the;
jieily tool of ,tyrant !". : Did I mean
therelyyto_insalt_him-?.. -No..- no. •The-
Speaker was not- My . man. No,- I dis
ded the freedom of debate, the -forinSinten
ded to preserve it: - Viten - 1 - found the
Executive presiding every where—w hen
to the chair,) as well as,upon the throne, in
the_Whitellouse---iiverstepi - )ing the consti
Intie - Mil wulls ofp3rtition .between
ordiniv departments of Government—en
eroaching, h.rtitemi corruption,. upiin the
*Vince of thiS•.llouse-A_spoke_ Aa,- as
Brutes did in. Rome, or as Sydney
in England. 1 will or die on .such
,'oecnssions. - It is a duty, and lawful in a
Repel lie. ' , _
What ! shall the Representatives of the'
People, when they witness• corruption or
usurpation here, fail to speak out their in
dignation; or opeak only in honied phrases,
taste, or grate-upon . -the-ears-of-the- palace ?
-Must we not call defaulters thieves—those'
who connive at their dishonesty, cori/upt--:
minions and panders -of-power,--tools---see
vile, crouching sycophants,• who barter
every thing for place, slaves--because, for
sooth,., the terms -are' not- gentle•? ' when
Vairiak-7?- 211 cinTuld_fWmws.tb.e.4dainfrullt2.
The gentleman from New York and I have
been trained in different schools. Ido not.
admit that there is "scam/a/unt inapt& ant."-
-in this land. 'When I see the daring:or in
-will' —fie G ~lli l is
sidiVs.navasion a. reed iiiiiiriiiilF
pendence of - legislation aitempted; I will
denounce the invader, and denounce the
love The Government, and prefer .its prp
servaiion for. my children, better than I love
any man mho breathes. - I:forgpt •persofis,
am needless of petsonalities in the struggle
to maintain our institutions ; andpften
the necessity, impdsed on eTo "call
things by their right names." I am re
sponsible always, personally and legally,
for the language, I employ.. I bowrto the
law and the judgment of my peeks:
.Pentsy/vania.-- , Theßarrisburg Repot ,
ter, a vielent.Locofoco journal, proposes -to'
the Legislature to "carry out the principle"
:of the party and its exepnive, in,regard to
tke banks, liv passing a law for the remo
_Pennsylvania-! The Jackson -Osperitnent
of the Some,kind workeilso well—tlitt is,
produced so much_loss and . evil, and_dillin.
'culty, from an,_uitjuit ino. illegal act—that
it is no wondetthe lecorticos of Harrisburg
the measure thui_rectimmended, should be
adopted, and the rhoney4of the State - should
be removed froth the safe keeping of. - the
Bank of Pennsylvania, where' _will it be
Stowed away, for.greater security ?..In.the,
loconibtWe safes of the 'leg -treasurers ?
in the "Manual Labbr bank,"was
"endorsed ;ills - Here, as ''doin t g;,busittess
_on the •rightprinciplo' s ?
one branch' of the Peonsyl= ,
vania,Legislantre that is itot, yet locofoco ;
and therefore there is tio present likelihood
Orselling the State stock in that - Galik;c - Tr - .
removing thc - depOoites. The ,leg-treasury
ers must draw.., their Ter the Teas .
- trip elsewliprellaßimare.,t'aiiot.
• PAPt 4)1:11[. C cA - P E T h '0" k o pets=
pie of Chicago have loneirsin annoyed and
swindled, by, Michigan . trash,the past sea
wins, that-the dealers 'Rave entered hit° a
compact, not to take. or .pay:out, any -M
gan paper, not Intuitable, Chicago. A.
*. No.lers than 1700 bouSeewer; destroy
ed by ,the earthquake at .Poet Ito al, ,Mari
tinge, '610:1'8,, building* riere'l'eft Standing.
The lops 'of lifels'infee4tilnel lion a
r• • •
Our,, tie° foe° itrekislatilie" tr - geia to •haver'ail
insuperable nv,eraion.•to' borrowingirioney
.at• Aut . .. per cents 'Perhaps' they:are
some. proud; upstarts whom we have seen,
who would not buy an, artiele at a low price.
'fliiiulo'us - 'eotgkTin-tliose-per--
sons who Ii id nior money thin -brains
but it is worse than'ridiculons men' who
are acting for others. If Arig-keetree-Prav,
we say that they. have. just as good a right
to make fools as beasts of therriselves.' But
when they are' aetifig under the-obligationof air oath, for the State, therhaVe . no right
to waste the money of the people,•by pay
jug...five-Or cent for a load, when, they can
get it jor four. 'Still,' lroWever, if' they:
have .a decided invincibleL.preferencejor.
•the following esrediont'to - raise. the money
they want, and yet retain - the pleaSiire of
pay itig•five per trent., First,let tiled' pass
'a law requiring the - bank. 'or the 'United
-Staies,to_lemi_ the_ Sta ioos of dol
lars at for& per cent. • Then, after the mo
ntrylsebtairiod, let them pass another law,
compelling the State Treasurer tq pay ope
_pee. cent additional Nick Biddle, that
will make tiolte - neet and dearly_heloved
fine " • • • •••-•
If it sheuld:so'happen that Biddle feels
the same lirier : of five
Porter, and - Pray, and 11I'Elwee feel fur
our, then, lee the:one 'per cent. be given tO
us, eompenaation for our ingenious
seheme;for 'resetiiiig the . Loenroeos from
their distressing•dilernina.,-- 1 Perhaps ; how
ever,- soiner- other persons may suggest - a
more curmitig•plaryto relieiT them frormthe
difficulty of being obliged to reel - rive money
at firtir fier•cent.,
upon:vying-jive. ' If such a. plan is:Sng
gested, we will, give up. our . dailik.-Pitis
burg-Gut. • •
THE PENNS Y LVA NIA. , :AO ENT
Itseenla - tha T onr -Loco.lo . Legislature
headed_by Piasr - and McElweC, ara7nbout
to send an Agent 9
to Enolarid; to borroborrow------ -, -
Money. . '...'
.. .• • . ,
agent • __. .. ~_
S e .uppoSe, then, - that - the has arri
ved there, and been intredliced . te. , 4ofitt:
great' moneylender in Loiidon, re - may
well - lmagine that a sh - pitdialogue., like the
following.,. may take itace. We - suppose
that'Mr2Pray is t h e agent,.,and Mt.:Prant
:the-capitalist-F - .• ..•-• •- : • -, • :: .1. -'' . '
.. _Mr. Otcriir:-r understand that you re
present the:State of Pennsylvoia; and.that
you want these live millions ftir her. ••- •
:Pray:: Yes, - sir, I represent - that peat
commenrealth, called the Keystone.. -
._. • Mr. Grant;- If niy.-.memory-'serves me
rrightlythat-Stie.rhasioshart red - a - g,rea t. -
- Proy: Yes, there is a great Bank there.
Alr. (l flint i It 'seems to me, but Vinity
'he mistaken, that the Bank •refeirred to, is
hound to lend ihe State six azillions of
dollars at a very low, rate of interest—lOs
your_State called for that loan ?
. - Pray 4-0 no, not at all. My friend's do
not:recogeize the charter granted to the
Bank: ..They mean to. annul- the charter,
when they get - the control of both branches
of 'the. Legislature, and therefore they-. do
not - wish t - o --- pasS - iiiiritiv - reto - gitti:iririt, -- ati -
valid. .. • • I
Gra»li Why,:f understand that the Bank
has . paid a large sum of nin»ey to your
St - ate, to your roads and schools—am 1
right in this? -
Pray:. 0 .yes, it has paid several
------ Gratt - H- --- Are - CoirTcally'.serioutr,7thenv
when you talk about annulling the charter,
violating the cont r act?
Piay: Ar - e - §, - f - lind my frieirls, am all
_are setiousin_diairin - g_to_intaul
. • Grant: Well, -- then, I tell you that pin
may go_Where tools are,:plentier, - and_ more.
SttipitHharrtifcrifielm - Ertrorm, bidore yeti
can get one on loan. •You are at this
moment meditating a deliberate-violation,pf
on another. how dol know that you will
not treat me as you now • interid, to _treat
your fellow. citizens? What reason have I .
to suppose, that you will Use me, a foreign
er, better than the citizeifO of your own
State. I . know that one of your number
"would have been a torye! that is, would
liave joined England against his, own coon- ,
try, but that certainly is no recontnienda7
tiou:- Sir, there
_are_ydur, documents ;;itis
unnecessary for me to look at them... •
(Calling •his‘iervant.) Thomas,. show
that man out, and see that he dOe'snot take
my cloak: • . _
suit •of any application for loans, by
charter violating, mob-ruling , Locofocos of
-- 1 1 ,enitsylyania.-4itisbtmg. Poe. • .
- BOLD - AN-11-UNMASKED-T-RE-A-SariT.
Mr. M'ErAvve, the champion of the new
ad ministration in the Hoh.Se, *ken charged
- with haying attempted. to. seduce -the sol
,diers hOter-toziniPpres4 riiisurre,c 7 .
thin of the,gnoh,lroni:oheditince to, the or-
Agra of their oilieers,;pleadinllty;--ji-e-car- 7 -
rietliliamurkiesi - geesm .. .B4C., took . theni to
•Meetitiecontraili,..., to. ()Wars aibeit
and made a them=- 7
that "they aeceeit - All4' if :they were .. .coin=
inanded. firlS:uponus, (Meaning:oin inob)
they' tvouhl tion:.:Ond
teri.? • .=,
,Agreesibbr . othe:.4o,,Of 1.78„ thi4":l4 1 . 1 OP'
one . doebtitvlethiensekaniineTimilon's Di-.
ANECDOTE or, is related in
Mr. Waitim'aPigt9ry of :gnash poetry,,
that during: the reign I:::gitivat444l., a
troop. , of. knights-beingdra we, up,...4iilepared:
to proceed -on some very gallant
_and L iperik
Oils enterprise,' the Cotniless of ,
One of; ; tlme Jnost.,.ttecompAsheil - ,a4 beau ti
;rut ladiel;of ,i,hat day, et . ktne,cirtlf,.tlnd in Or
der toinsphe - them , with, invincible
ludo, kis:sed theqoerY.• one, P l ';' , the open
styeet,,in the,,presenee_Of: lhonsands ad
.:iniring.,speetatdrs !,,The , age. of chivalry_
Vbatopassed away. . 1.
,~ 4 '4
,• MURDER ()F . :CAPTAIN HORTON.
The following lettcigiyes,tlie particulars
or the . Morder •of an iinoffehding citizen, at
a disgraceful debauch of•tba Loco Foco's in
the town of Greene, Qfienargo
CoPre,7p_o7,othceT o r
GREENE, - March - .15
kitieoLnAlonToN, attended our
' -own-nreeting - nn - Tuesdaylarst.• After the
Loci) Forms ascertained thettheir ticket was
leleeted, they went into Calm:dales Ball
Beoni and set up a yelling and drinking
which soon attracted' crowd. Capt. Itor-
I ton, among others, went into the r00m, , --
The cry %yeS - raised that . s
there waa Whig
in the room, and a.motion was made and
carried that the•Whigs.Sliould he . .put out,
whereupon a crowd gathered around Horton •
banisters and:clown -- They then . re
turned and reported that:they had pitched
.the daninedAVliig 'down atairS, and- hoped
it had killed, him: The revel Was .-- continu,
ed without, hiqufrif about the fate of their
Captain Iforto s n'was`taken up..for :dead„
Four bones - of his neck were crashed..
hsek was broken. Ilideed.he was So shack
ingly. 'mangled dint - - Dneto,r,
Tics testimony; expressed his_ airottish — ffen
that he survived an . lie did, how-.
ever, linger till the 9th instant,• when" he
The - toe° - Focos••wre , soon informed
that Horton could not live, but they con
tinued theit:carousal. Indeed they soon
after sallied into the -strects, , . and.-.w ith ...a
violin-and:bugle,' marched photit, - drinlting,
shouting and'jnsulthig - peade:ible ci . tizens.. , .
FOUr correstiMidenttetlys - Ifa
7rd7llPotl -- if
higir Judicial Officerl who. we regret 'to
perceive, was conspicuous among the act ors
in - this diskracefuland'ontrageons:scene:j—
-„A Corim'er'S jury, 'after adeng . . and . p a _:,.
. tient investigation, have re.tPrtied' as'-.their
verdict-that -Arnold. Horton esme
death by 7 diemrviOlently - , fellininuslya nd
wickedly for•ed._etit tif_.the.Lrootn-- -over:the
banister and'down stairs. •r I . -. • --: .
.di T t, Horton. lunideft.a Wife aM.I,-:eight.
eh i fare n i. _ who we rei n_a_gren_t_ .] ne_a Fmre_sl ef...
..pendant upon him for`sopport..” The scene
at - Artthld?s - when the Coroner's Jury ast
se.mhled,----was' heart-returthz."'..T.ltere lay
the 1 irclessLrrialit.o6l - . •eortise . 4 - i . f :liiiii iiTh6
Wflf , t , murdered; in The prime of life,- for no
other crime Alum behur a .-IVltini • In the
saine _room_ sat his broken-hearted-and. he.i
- -raved orphart:ebildr - Mh-weeptmr,-oven-the'
remains of hini who suppOrtedand Protect- '
ediltem ! ' - .
_. . .
E'very 'effort . W nimado_by..-Ithe_w_retqltes
.concerned in the outrage to sup-
DrPss_ testimony and to 'overawe the Jury'.
But the facts were ton clear, -The -Juror§,
AlunOrh)tilahle-to-identify--tlie persons who
eomniitied the murder, said en their nth
that. the deeeased came by his death felon
ionsly and-wiekedly; ' •
Capt. Horton was an honest,--unoiTend
ing man. But his.murdereys are now slar,
dering him. The men who were engaged
in a drunken earons'al themselv.es, say, that
their victim was intoiieated. If this were
tree, is it it reason for committing murder ?
Had that tnle been .applied H
e d or
ton' would • have distinguished
• . .
We received, on Saturday. morning, a
slip from: the :New Orleans - Commercial
Bulletin of the 16th from, which weextract.
the annexed intelligenCe. "Ile steamer
Columbia had arrived, bringikr accounts
ton to.the 6th March. -
"An arrival from Gon zalet7itiitiittTiai the
tm es t Ara n u ity pre van in7that
A few 'days sinee,a pArly-Of , six or seven
WEiciie — s 7 and wereedisileyered
near that place., by the Tonkewas, wherim
mediately gave information of their, ap
Of whom - accOmpapied 1,01 feW 'Ponkewa:
warriors, surrounded - them in a thicket and
killed the Whole. They were all on • fhot,-
, and hi - a - evidently, venWils near the town"
to steal.the horses of the citizens;
The President has made a: - requisition
rmon'the counties OF Harrishurg,Tlrazoria,
lgatSgorda, Colota*Liberty and' , Galves--
ton, to fUrhish six companies of volunteers,
to-serve for six , lnonthg on the frontiers:
Five of the companies, when organiie4
will ,rendevoAs . at, La .- Grange under the
coyiiinand . of Col.' 'Burleson, Mid 'one wilt he
staijoned at. Fort Milan, lin the . l3rjrsos•;•=- - -,
His Excellency 'hair made an impressive
and , powerful' appeal to 'the:chirlry I. o*
thoseseetions. .TWo corn anies o sol-
,_diets for. th e proteetinn _of_t nortlier 6 _antll
western frontier" Thad been organized at,'
Ilousten,.antl great'. entlitiSiesm eirine4in
the (;Mtse. The •otlieern•c6ftite army of the,
frontier Were to'rendeZvOttiat
A ' arrlied. 'Fatlier
14ftiTitoon,, Lie ytear rreffe - faTiirreraini
i'ni'its 'cininexinn 11;itli :Mexico, Watt'',.Ori
.visit • • tn (1614-With
§anta Anna n abort •.• time:befere - he ••titrifted
for TexiKi'4l:o - iio§Afie;beaiei. of. ti'-friendly .
messfige,Ciiiii him to 'Oeneral, - -- - ---
The_atate . of.affairs in: Tevlirisitles:6ribeiL,
as quite' flonriOting; a -f . ii . . 7 pmarietbt of
• • .1 - 7 - ••
. _ _
Thi degete,o# pay.:
ment of the'friisitiiv.closed yee4iday---the
closing_spee_eliibeinernideby Mry Par-
This-tlebatilitas beep err of the mostex
citinrcharacteri: The speech of Mr. Pin•i
rose idrepfyin'the personal attack of .Mr.
paisons,,e3recedecl in ,heauty: and severity
a4xulieule. anvthwgshat ,vve have
Over -liesillimr - reol -- ;`:Even
Of.theireatlohn , RanilplPlVAiiit • 'Oxeeptin
itis,attack upon . ; tf~o,.,~ilmfnistration, of Mr.
41dants, never. eittipllett the masterly, the,
, k=antl ni g - tor ren Vth atke
crei‘ , lll3(l:andience:
and a !hal oftep. ,l4pfsting tn,to,a roar of
lattihter, f at l'hei.dipense ' 4 ithe Senator
. TWs ..IvPs
"f Mottlolloweit:up_on,ay',iind' YestenlaY, in
/I"he rePlY:of..Mr. 'Parsons 'proved •a
splendid failure"--:a total, allseltite' Snit
qualified failure. • It showed 'to all that hid
.sceirce an awl. blade when ailed
;against th.A.'of Vie Senator *form Cumber- •
chegriti - cd - hifdnor
Aifieil at the. result--nevertheless they.
Mined that the tremendous. castigation that .
he received from Mr. Penrose was provoked
and fully merited. ye -advise, the cony"
stitue.hts of the Senator from Lycoming, •
,to . hack • oir_ his -spurs; that- his - battered
comb;lntter,ed plinriage - and - bon- •
ors, may c orrespond:—Harrisburg Tele-
Iloxott s anr.E SE.sirrits:Y•rio s -A letter was lately ad- .
dressed to Ex-Governor RiTNER by a committee ap.
pointed for that purpose by.itn,anti-mnsonie meeting
,in Lancaster •courity., riquesting to inform them.
of the actuating causes of the appoiirtniebt to Office by
•Idni:ol.Citief Justice Guises of the Sum:curie Court,.
arnitulge Illitara.no•Yorr, President of the Chester and •
Delaware 'district of the f..:ommoif Pleas, thief being '
'generally reputed to be "adhering, and not seceding
memberaof the society of freerrinsons.'' llr. llitner,
after explaining•his reasons for making those appoint. ; •
metal; so. far as the, masonic 'question
s was coneerned,
and fortifYi ng - his„ position bvsinotingleaters-frorri T.
STEVENNE..N.,IIIitI t II ii IIO t I :I7IIAIV'CISJAIriES, or cl,es- -
ter county, goes On to thtliVeSS !thine opinions t•espect
dug the manner. in 'which members of the maBollle, fra-, • •
ternitv ought to he regarded by the 'nuti-masonic par- •
s ilre (incite 'these views because they Come - from °
conspicuous anti.4rason;a s nd are. characterized by:
mere liberality, pi.' rather jtistice ; than has often' een
exhibited on this-subject-4 the-opponents of masonry
n institution. to which-we have never belonged; nor' '
been,feiendlyever since we,larve seen that iii peculiar
organization has been used in "larch -a manner ns to. •
deprive it freeman. oeire. without •,,the jittlgnieot of
law, Ydrile.We haVe respected man y of its nnenibers".
aspersonsiptall s rincapable-of sancticaring nuelf a Aced
or any inhitionsto society..:-. 7 York flepith. • .
While on .this sal jectoreemit me-to remark; that
the' practice of.the_Anti , -Miisorric party•towitrda ma
sons,:ought. to be die most liberal that the great object,
of the party will allow.. A fellow citizen should not -
he deem ed unworthy of support for' office, because he
lona once been the member of a- secret 'Society ; nor
ought he to be excluded • beenterelie will not express
ly and in writing,renoutice hie membeishipoutil dis;. - •
elOse..the necrets owl obligations of-the-society. Iry "-
my opinion, all who show their opposition to, and dirs..
regard of, secret societiesomil - their bands a n d Obli
gations hy,a consistent course Or action,. with a party .
add Airs expressly opposed mime!' Roc.. ties and.obli
gal ions,.ortglat to be classetrwitlf the opponents of such
societies. Surely,-by so , doing,they 'hone exhibited •
the best evidence (if the maxim be truethat "actions
speak !outlet thin words!') that theyreg!trl the object
to be accomplished by the Anti-Masonic•Firtyras of
greater .moment than the object anChondszolfthe the....
Lodge. ..Acts trios Unequivocal. ii, their inspire and •
'tendency, slitiidd obtain tar them s full confidence.
==:ss•-While-irithe•exercileA the - appointing. pWei.
coriductavas at alltirnesipaided by this-rule. Appli
cants for-officmwitir-barl.:beerrinembers -
cieties, but mho had
,firenished by their actions_ un-
doubted evidence of their practical withdrawal from,
mat-disregard or, thon, societies,were 'placed- nir a •
tions 81 , 4-character, A tretober'of -persons of this
class were appointed- to office, nor lnife I eYer• had . •
Oceßsioil. to regret these Sets Iry fact,(hy
no' other Measure can secret societies ever lie wholly , :
•overtlrrealf. For; if °mitre one hand, the seceder be,
friiivned ou, perhaps persecuted by his foriner bred,- ••'•
, run, and on-the other, discountenanced by those for•
The sake of whose prificiples he seceded, lair will be - s
the_rminberlpf those_who_willAillynt their bonds:, • s
It. Is proper for me to state that in-a.-very,eWeases'r•
cf Jiintiers of the Peace, I Was led by' misrepresents
that, or ignorance of rite fact, into the appointment of
• In cOnchision, it affirilifme great pleasure to corn-
A - rmie:lie- through - you, witlt=the citizens ofla i ieas= "-"
ter county, ns it presents till opportunity of publicly
expressing my deep .gratitude JOY their
suppont on all occasions; Few public men ever re
oft-repeated, and so long - continued. — lt calf never be,
forgotten by your fellow citizen,
, • JOS..RITS&R.
COURAGE. • •
"The Rev.ii. Ca unter relates theiollowing instance '
of physical courage to wltieh he was nil eve-witness,-
at an entertainment given by the Rajah of Coorg: -A
knife, and clothed hi short trousers, which barely cov
erect his hips, and extended half way down thethighs.
The instrument, which he wielded in his right hand,
was a heavy - blade, something likis the - coulter of a
plough, about two feetlong and full threeinches.wide ; :. -•-
gradually Aiminishing toward tile handle, with which
It formeil n right angle. This knife iii used With great
- dexterity hy - the : - Uoori., , s - , - I.wing swung round, in the
liiiiiii - before - the blows
into contact with the object intended to be struck, with
a ,force and 'cireet„,trulv astounding. The champion - •
who now presented himself before the_llajah, was- .-.
about to be opposethto a tiger, which he volunteered
to encounter almost naked, and armed only with the'
weapon I have before described. He was rather tall,
With a slight figure, but his chest was deep, his arms
lar-'and muscular;. his legs werethin;yet the action
Whilst the ti'eedom of hula gait, , and the few contortions
he performed preparatory to the letzardoukenterprize •
in which hue abort to engage, showed that be pos
-sestiethuncommott tictivity, combittettWith no ordina- '
ry degree of strength..
sublime when he gave the signal Tee the tiger to •be • -
let Idose; . it was the very Concentration of moral en
ergy—the index oft: high and settled - resolution. His ..
hotly glistened with the oil'which WAN rubbed_ over it,
in - order - tTiwomote - the - chisti - city - orlirs - lititff:" - lie -
raised his arm for several moments above his head,
when he made the - motion to admit his enemy into
the arena. Lori of a large'etge-were instantly-, - . •
lifted from above, a huge royal tiger sprung forward,..
acid--stood- before-the-Guerg,-waving- his. tail slowly
backward and forward, erecting the lair upern it, and
4ttering a suppressed howl. Ihe animalfirst looked
at the man, then at the gallery, wherethe Rajah' antl
his court were !seated to see the sports,,but,:did not
appear at all easy in its present state of freedom; it
Wits evidently entiliiiinded at :the novefiy•orits,posi - -;. -
Lein. After a short survey, it turned suddenly round *
'and bounded into its cage, frcmt which the keeper.
'who stood shove, beyond the retch of mischief, tried,
to force it, but in vain: The bars weee. thee dropped.
an' several crickers-fastened to its tail, which pro
jected tln ough one oldie intervals.' A lighted match ,
was , put into theJninkof the Coorg; the' bar's. were'
again raised, and the crackers ignited. ,
The tiger now darted. into the arena with a terrible ° •
yell, and, while the-crackers were exploding, it leap.
eil, turned anal writhed; as if in a state of.frantic
-Citement.. It at length crouched in a eorner;giiirling.,
_as axat_does_whett-alarmed, Meanwhile".its retreat •
hail been cut' off by securingthe , cage,. baririg the
explosion of the. crackers the Coorg 'Stood .watching -
lin enemy, and at -length ;advanced :toward, ia with
slow but firm' step: The tiger raised ..itself and.re- _
itreiil6ll;thei ftiFen itebirk - being erectiainf its tail di...
lilted to twice thCilsuld. size. It was not stall dispo- _
sed to commence -hostilitiesit-but its resolnie foe Vasa •
not to 'g his-eyes liitendreifTt
-deadly creature, he advanced with the swine measnred
step; the tiger. retreating..as - before,-but. still present.
'legits±front•trithe-eneoly;,... k Tkee,ift'neni, :ttePifed
aildilenly: 'then mtiving" liiiekWardrth'e tiger
raised. itself to its full:height, curved its back to the
necessary'segment for a sprmg, and lashed ice -tail; •
&Wendy riigclitatitig mischief.- 'The x 0 fut,7oimptued
• tire,. rind, is , soon as he was at, so ,great si,Alstance
that tlie flied eipression.orbittelerivastailrongerdhs.
.fcirwarfk--erouchedi - andHipriineWith E tridfort - sharp -- --r
. • :4
Its adversary ,ull prepared for this, leaped fictive..
iy on - one as.the tiger, reached; the ground.
he suiting retold Itoife,linil 'Winked it with',
i ere si tti ble fore ',upon the anirifal's hind lelatiti idmvis
theioint. , The . ' bone was instantly fietered, and the.
tiger-effe.ctualtyAreyented from Making ~ ff second .
deftly on the Coorg; Who•badly,this.tinteretired set-'
eral yards, advtinced, : fielioapon.-hitif, its wttlindeil •
leg banging in the.sklnkehowing. that it-wet 'broken..
The •tiger,taiw,.exeited, tin a. pitch of reckless• rage,L . H--- 7 -
rtished tlirward upon , itstliree! legs toward its wirer-
Riley, who 13tood,vvith his heavy' knife noviised;e•olly
etaitinglho:ainiMunter., A s.soon-its the savage cree.
.titre was within bis.reaeli; he brOught„ ,down the pan- ,
_demos weapon upon its' bend with a- force which- no- • .
thing could resist s laillopeuthe skull from ear to ear, .•
and .1 he, vaiomiglied - fQ 'fell dead at-his feet.' ..lie then.
cOoIIV w_ipetLittelfnifeinttitinjakiiinarti/hiddi males • •
dignified' sulnam -to the ind rO.-tired amid the
lbtut acelainationint the Spectator:4n, "
These illustrationt of calinccolleetetirottrigantincl
'.MlU reliance On_skill and'
-presence of mind,
are worilt - plietierving clistdrer of hunian cluirWc- ,
:ter; as' showing in w remarkable - manner, the victory,
of theueindoveribrutal.force, hetvever, superior.
' The NCW . York Stato Loan of one million • •dolko:s,
bearing an interest of five *per tentAnsUen taken b,y
earitrAista in Nett York city and Albany. •
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