Carlisle herald and expositor. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1837-1845, January 06, 1841, Image 3
MOE and absorlJed all lus thought—if thought could bc h:thituilutt Li 13 uch a creature---till gettiug !nisei!, latudiat ‘vit4 . it,•he put' his Inind_ out to clutch thc dame. It produced the effect 1, 'inust..deSire'd—he drew 'tack—looked aroontl— , -thrust .. forth his hatid again thwartis the. dame—again drew 4nich--his eyes' looked around him„ half in terror, half auger— trembled, sobbed; and growling; or*.railitr. uttering a hoarse. dull harki-like.thatof to eirthayed.w.olf, hastily. fled" the 'roofs,. I felt—great . god.!—lfelt as if a..monn , - taiiihad been taken . eff, My.chest Stu poroind that awful sense*of sinking, which all know who have orperienced,great fortunes, or escaped imminent peril, .te.su! pervene immediately after all fear of peril 'or danger .has"been removed 77 -Prevented me eien. from rising, melt less from - . • lowing him: - as Was my first intention, .and ----I—continuedlitrwstate7ol 7 4nentelantljlodily Weakness, .verging:.on inanition until-morn- 1 mentioned, the particulars . just •relaied • to none but Weimar, who: concurred tyitli -me in thinking that-the apparition which '., 'had seen was. really' a Lycanthrope, and th'at there could be. little doubt but that he • was acquainted_ With some subterraneous passage which 'communicated from a neigh . boring. - chttrelt-yard with • the dissector's . room; and had been formerly open, but was . • now not generally known; and certainly never trieif. -- IV - 6 searched the rooms; how ever, patiently and. carefully,' - withont dis.%; , _covering__any out -let t jnit - us.:Atie - menster had , disappeared,' anil through. the •reems; we' satisfied. our minds that there Was still - some secret, scime,•• • ranknoWn;' and ; coast.- - quently some.cunningly devised 'apertOre; panel, or trap door: in the building ; • Theuoli hitherto escaping - our:strietest _ search, and we p ,to-'sit up the next night,_in hopes that he . • woulll again re-appea:, then -to. follow him cautiously, : observe.the Outlet, and wait.for the:: m orn ng to, - 610 "further— Steps:: TVA's - . carried our plan into execration, but the Lycatithropo did not . appear, nor for..otio fortnight, and' Weimar~ almost began. to • doubt thati had in reality seen any. thing, • • but that it was the vision or dream of a dis orded— The:fift. frfilicl - when - ,:on-the'fiftienth-night,- 4 - iVe were `keeping .ciiitimeturital - yigil;•:r sound orfotitstept wad - heard - -; and directing my. eyes _ towards . the-tipper •encl .of 'the . room, .1 .saw_ tha - LyeaiithrOpe, Cautiously 'push aside- a panel iti the wall, over which ondof thc-Albinns'S plates' of the. blood' ves;elS.was suspended, and pretraded hint': -- self leisurely into...the .r_ooin,;fiill6wecl by. tire identical - femalci • ' whom our '. unhal lowed experiments had lireitg litbMcfro-in the confines of the grave to the precincts. --.of life. I pulled- Weimar' by the sleeve, and - pointed to the figures, .• The 'effect was appalling. . Ile elniddered-Ltitrned deadly pale-quivered in every. limb-then • - - fixing liiS'• eyed upon the spectral figures before him,- fainted. at my feet. This a roused the. attention of • the ' maniac - , and darting forward willa.ille velocity of light- . - ithig; he plunged filreagle. - -like talons into'. Weimar's face, and' applied hid' weoltish teeth-to his bare • throat.' The net'invigor :ated the fallen Weimar ; he forcibly, at ternpted tothrotrittOjilietiaritiocubus - frem his chest, and struggling with him with all. the preterfil - itifral - strengtht , which. the fear of : immediate loss of life - ever , engenders, showed-me he was not dis.posedio sell his life too cheap. At this instant-for all I' have attempted to narrate was but-the work ' 'of a moment-I fired, and the Lyeanthrope uttered a hideous nil fearful howl,. qeitted • his -prey,, and darted . upon me with the -force and fiereenss of dtiger,.__l felt - his horny nails Ariven into my threat;\and his ' - giant weight crushing me IA the - ground; . chair and all, as if-I had been tut a read. I . abandoned myself to deSpair; -yet with an • intermediate presence of ininitivhich might. • rather be called instinct,l 'Out my remain ing pistol to his breast-und fired. ..A gush of blood from his mouth upon my face and chest , told me all was over. I Shook • the —•-loathsome-Oartnee-frontAnyrAidtly i usorezanti-• breisect as 4 was, and. got upon 'my legs, • thOugh with Considerable difficulty, owing, to the strains my spioe'had received during -- ib e - fiill. - .74`116 - tiepoil - briirb'aiiiilliiiiii - glit - , --the-twojenitors or porters,•who slept - in - an outer rt - :ii•l:in, to our aid, one. of Whom'-re moved -Weimar,. -while-the- other, by.my . - directions, secured :the wretched -female, .. . From a late" London Paper. - who, terrified and. alarmed, had shrunk iii= • • siim. SCOTT , . Tim AAMERICAN - to_a_corner_withouttlteCpo_wer_to•stir or. . - - _____ , move - . Silence and secrecy were strictly ~ • . . : DIVPt.' enjoined, 'and every medical'-and surgical This extraordinary man en Monday al , - airkbeatiiived. upou th„e remaining tycan , ternoon gave n.fiying.leap.front the, topmast _ - _ -- 7thiviellitirlitutta - iiity•suggested. - 0Y klionli: , - yard - of the coal brig Wakefield, of •Illyth, :ledge 'could supply; • The pri - )feiSor willyin - g - etff Ateulterhithe;-hrthe-presence-of forthwith inforiited •of tiro- particulars--of ,an immense .coneorirse of spectators, who . - the case,: and he•Yeecignised• in the • Man a,l lined the shores on both sides of the Thames. ; ... porteil-mach addieted• to liueor,--who had. He -astonished the'spectatord for upwards ...--1...:-.F been frirmerly employed as a resurrection;. of - an hour on the' topgallant yard by his __,,lst.' It was further his 0 - pinion that the `]'eats, although it Was hloWincr a gale at the man had 'bderi - toliVfrylils - com - paiticuris-timet---:;-42M-mourititig , -aloft-he-7h 1:0d-himself when under the influence of spirits or.lau-on the topgallantreast head,' - and With his danum, and that recovering • from his tern- , Ifeet kicking'in the air, and•his head prrthe„ pbtary death, and finding himself upon the ; top of the neat, remained in that poSitini, • ' table of an anatomidt;liadjost - the few re-J, for some time... Ile then . descendell to, the. '. mains of intellect; intijirtfieratice -and a life 1 Yard which was braced taut; and,,altheugh of profligacy had .lift :hirri. ' Instigated, ! the "ship'wai anything 'but steady ran frOm perhaps,:by, the- instinct of- firmer habits,i - one end :of the yard - A° the other, without - • he had entered into' the subterranean con-! holding, on,by any rope, occasionally har- . duit tv hieh led to ' the- charnel-house; •and • ongoing:the people,. ' liein'adp a slipnolise,, there-gratified the: 'crriiinge 'Of en' hide:the-1 . which', he idapett round' his neek,fatid threw' Me appetite with the morilderin - g. remains; himself oft the yard. • Ile remaineiti.sns . • -of : his fellow` creatures. - .The girl; It was 1 pended (pi a few 'seconds. with the' rope, conjectured, had , been in a:swoon • but•Wasi. - Under ; his -• chin, and raised himself _. with - -- - -•: ' awakened from her trance •by the' experi- • great : dekterity on ' to ' thri, yard when. lie . transfusion; *high we had itieught-1 exclaiiimil, `!Come to4iigirow and you will --,----- fetidly made, had ' als6'`.•l4e , her : dented - onlede me ha 4 rayself again." lie then hung • lor4ileciderice• front tho:46l4oei and hehig.; to the yard by ens I'oo, :With 'his 'heed', eiteintntered; by the',Lyearithrope; liaitt , heen , dowriivards ' and 'exhibited many, other ad- - '. 4ed 'or :enticed .awayliy•him.:.'• , ..• .• • -•', ''•-"• I tics.•.. 'Alt Olio- Out& thine with the, greatest', . ' - These . Opinions nre,•ceirroberated 'by . the; apperent7indiffererier',•'ai if he , were,. the' '.• fact,: 'that -- this diseake;.lyerinikropy, • • or: ntoist.,;uncrinserned• person preseitt. .' He - .V -.. wolf-mania, •id • pectiliar •toernurity, and ''.stated that: 'We had jumped off a- place' - below' _Was formerly, admay - he.seenliy- rit'Mark; ilie•falltrof:Niegara. a ' height of 'rib, to, 1 a prevalent disease itilidv.tibisitt -JeritiMlern. front -s he's-water Av the , ate4 anid'antotigst,hiii.Otkei•-41 , . BuC to Mir tale. ••••., ''' :-:: ':'•:'' , '-- '' ' ''. •" piqt§i- •he %-hnil leaped' fr,Pitt . :a ,elit ''tit ':Pert • AS: - soon after ihtif;'oemirreriattiili our Italia tri g ;(: ornWall; , ' 847 TOO , ingli' inlet' the . ; lealth.,perinitted,:Weirnar:and;inYeelfiex4- ill - sea - :sea-hridge;'•.tlM-h l igheit'.:l4: from-• , plorettlhe en htettenearrimptage;: a 0004 . :- Oreat•Britain; '2lo' feet •lilgN Mid:repeated-1 tha t;e, ,•dteeent- - of louiteelf4tepii . :fin'' :::41 . 1trili 1;y: . front: , t !id iopgalliiiii,:itigati- el; Erglii . ili' . ~.• w'all., : ,rif , ,tlie. - dissectinkroom .loil.';1;_: ~ .igfii - l ien d'A.meriean•linerir tigAti3.Biiiiiii;',...:::4 t y liiiii:' it) q 0,•w; uneven alley erint. 4 •*.etiCiifft V „ "Mid , i•he 'prepared .for .hiti' . litip;•fitillrifiikirig':ldef A , .•.,,„„.,,..„ttirinitiating---.7oo4l::itictit Votheil eat •I'a . : linntiiiOraj tofirAh nil his 'liiidd;catid•decilii.: .churelii'amidst-:the t e4etuii* intily4-inif•-' i link ode"ofltiOnititii'witii 7 O - :itqei:ioiiiinfi Ife '.. poilS4 - it.i)l,: - grcif . o - s - d --- oalfts,;:: , ::.lolGitintirot.. , j - WitttotknbOoilitrtiofitir anti fingers 'Atter' ME tlceitving-rofiles, wlpu-eaten 'skulls, and mo~ildaiiilg biiucs, o 1 "which, thedanipitees of Ow placehtidi;pfludedto,groW.innutnera , fungi, We Wretched I')Y bit n t fro Pea: fixed their _Wen:mead abride;• here;, under .God!s- sauctuaryi'.had they Aterpiltrated their enormities, a n d here. it woultt'eceio, et'eti iii this ace. of death..alia the everAivinwprinciPle of nature had de; monatrated itsontipotericyhad.trium ph oVer Obstacleshad perforthed almost a miracle, as if in derision, in- the very j- palace of death itself; for it .was plain, in • his very phantom-hi:Mee amidst the _wreek . of_disease - , - iihd the relics of mortal ' itY., in despite Want - of wholesome food,4enation of mind—madneSs! mad 'less,: the most terrible that can attack -an bewail being, 'in opposition to probability, id defiance of cold, - hungar, and the clink ing fog dant p mansion of corruption,. -wherellissohttiortsatlegnanto MI-the-earth- Worm 'ministered to his, will—the female had given birth to.an infant!--had 'brought a seCond principle of life into being—had actually. verified the prophecy, " Out 'of death shall cuing life!" •- - Thdre was little doubt but that this ofr spring' of melancholy and madness had 'been devoured by its parents,...for the-thigh bone, which he tore with livid. jaws the first night of his re-appearance, was -that child, and the•sexton declared that the' vault, which. Was . only Used for the weal- thy,. had-not beciailien'etrforma iiiii months. Satisfied . witli ouiexploration, we returned, and the. f e male, at Weirpar's particular re quest, was;contided . toltiicare: She never'. spoke . ; however, and though her geed lobs, nay; eyen , her beauty, maybe said to 'have returned,,still she seemed nncon rscious.Of existence,_and 'the only sign of active life she.gave, was'Unbnunded adroj-L. mar's mind, and' even his actions; began to eiltibit a way tinniness and inconsistency that itylartned and distreSied ine, and it fre dy on en riel-tO:rn b. t' - the dr wilful ineidents of this tale had unattiled*his in was it long' 'ere he exhibited Unequivocal symptoms of-conGtmed mono mania.:. Upon ail other matters, but lite .passien Which had been slowly bunting in t h e=--14 ea n duly e„he was "Ceffeeri - alt d h fl - 111 . 9 - 11; ay rhut it had now acquired tin . ascendancy that threoened the . ruin _af_ his peace of ntinili - I as well as his_ prospect in life. for_e_ViTr...__L In' vain did I eemonlitrate. • assured tme she had been sent to him. from heaven for i wife; that amiable;'lovely, obedient; that to attempt, to dissuade him . .from his inter ion of uniting himself to her was-tuatlacsa-[madnessLfrom.: him?] and that Marry her he . 7.w0ub1,.....N0t to lengthen-n:narrative which. has already ear.; ried me. further ;Mtn •I intended, the - day. was fixed for. , his wedding..._o4_,lny six months from the : emerging of the Lycan threpe from the _emerging dungeon of death-:=and - he 'insisted, nay, forced me to be present at the ceremony of thc'nuptials. A suborned :priest- 7 a pour_wretch, who had_ - scafeely wherewithal tojteep soul and body together—shuffled through the holy, r4c,,sind they...Wm ntarric,(o.",.„. I took My leaire , iirimeiliately after; oircr whelmed a thonsana. conflicting erno,' tions: About twelve ,next da..,y, a servant of Weimar's, wiih fear . .andliftior in his countenance, , came to me, and breathlessly, and in hurried and disjointed syllablbs, told me his .master. Wtlp murdered,' and. half eaten by his wife - !.. A , horrible . idea shot through 'my brain—the truth. dame upon -Mo—intuifively.:. accompanierLthe_ma.n, and my sensations may be imagined, when arrived at the, house, to find Weimar really dead,•.and a.'great portion of the shoulder and face gnawed or torn ofr.-- 7 , There was no (races of the Lycanthrope to be discovered, thmigh a strict search was made for her; and it was not till some days after, that the dead body of a female was found by some shepherds at the .bot tom of a.deep ravine, which; upon .cxami-, nation, proved 16: be the irMiiac. ----_~---,._ s ue*_.- ~-#-_ Very shortly after, Haller left Gottingen for Berne; and haring nothing to.detain me at...timiliniversity.,,Lmtutnestlet_Eugland„ where, it is superfluous-to atl4l hat:titterer aid° any further experiments. :in Trta , ;cs- . restart .; • • • " . • MeII - . t ; .. ~.r~1.: ;77 --- cli -777-777 npg.thts':ho - heldup arm, and, exelaup±; ed, ' I (inly use one hand; 'thelither is tied ' ' .He then told the People 'thnt his head hard--as ken, - and to,conVineethem,:thati:it: Was so, he rattled it .agaiirt the topmast tine he actually made' the lower,, mast shake. - fie then made hisiast.address previous.:tn . 'leap; by_acipiainting the people that it was erroneous. to suppose ,tfist , a matt's: , - breath was taken' away . by falling 'frotnAfireat. height,. roe:While. .lte Was „deSeetiding, he :would speak something, which . Itel hoped, would not be _forgotten, then: . pulled off his.shoes, held. them up.abave his head, and-. exelaiming,2".Now, here goc.,". he made; u Ilying . Jeaplrom ,the elitLof the' yard . into the water, eallino-out as - he 4es ! celided, "Good bye, .don't forget me, is 'l' come ashore.7' When he fell into-the-ma ter the spray rose above him to the, height' of-1-2.-nui-4-feet,-and-in_an_instatit_hi • • and arms appeared abtive - the stirface.of the water waving the silk handlierehief i which he had fastened about ,his head .while on the yard. Loud cheers greeted him from • all luariersi- T am'. he-swam -ashore,- tho;peo, 'rile as lie-lauded rewarded- him With mo ney,-whick_he deposited . in his__shoes,.and. in a box earried - byu man : on erutehes, for his benctit.• . 11 VAMILY.—LThe•Neir York Gotirier and Enquirer -or Thursday, thus speaks, of a Faihily noW• resident in Gxoton, New tontion.conntyXonnecticut : Daniel. ~Vhippie, a.._yonn,g• •man of 42 years:of - agn, had••a family of .16-children„ and Noah Whipple,- 40. years - of atje, had.. a. familr.oLitchildren.__DanieLand•Nuah -were cousins and had Married sisters. •In the•vishatious of PrOidence, Daniel died nd wife. • The widow -had -1.6 Child re pTo prod fiiir; kid ho nes N - oa tr on.;/ 14 dear-little, creatures. The mothers and fatherfil_who quail at the idea of supporting a small' family of 8 history, and learn a lesson •of - valor;.forti tude, and resignation., Both families were .. entirely destitute, lependant on the labor of their hands for supp!irt. • Noah was ,a - stone- mason,- • and daily -weni-to-his...work_With an honest heart and 1 - eorAeit - TaTiiilid ; -at id --- tvlrerrfie - 7 - ret - trrnedf home •arrtight, - 14 etildroi flocked . around liiii — L — tia ilieNl9or,to_receive-a-fathees store and eareSses - Mother They had nope;• and their fatherdeie‘rtnitied that they' should I have another to prbteet. them du - 6pr thel day, When:ho, wati,:iliSetzt, and administer to - Theif - waitsa - nrigirl---- . • • As an evidenee of the ptnity of . the re ligion-of his people,'Lhe did net Study alone' Jo:makcitimself happy in the sele?tion he ivas about to makci he - ifid . not Mini: N g - 41e •of-hie-childien,,but he thought of Deniers, moreover he ;thought of 'Daniel's Snd - beCatne the father of Daniel's children and their mothetAhe mother„-of his, making an united . family of WI, two bider - and thirty youngei : Whipples... All you-fathers -and mothers,-who-dre:perplexed atirdisaatisfled in pi -wilding, for a small family of-ten or twelve child on, Con itecneut, amt see n:small-ftevon, overflowing like a - bee.hive;--with .content fininuand- pleasure - impressed - on - the -Coon- - tenanees of all ; and you will return home' instructed and contented. THE BA.TTILE. NEAR sAvnuo.— COL: - JORDAN'S REPORT. • The following is 'the report of Colonel Jordan of the battle 'vhich took place, on The 23d of Oeteber;ln - the neighborhood Of Saltillo, about 40.0,•stiles` rest of the Rio Grande. On- the- 23(1-ofOetolier--wo- arrived'. in. fron't of Saltillu, and there found the enemy. under Gen. Montaya, consisting 'of four hundred infantry and the same number of, cavalry, supported by two, pieces of ry,- drawn,up in order for action. Our whole force.- consisted of 231 men, 11l were Americans, four of whom; however, were sick, thus reducing my cemrrisnd to I - 37 men,, rank and' file. -- ' — Wni - dVice was. - to Cominente the attack immediately., but Malan° and Loivz . judged it to be . best to enemy',--tifferz ing:him terms - ofcapitulation - ; - the - answer `returned-was, that General Montaya Would confer with Molatio,. who immediately left us and passed over to :the enemy'., I now. pereniptorify insisted on making the attack; and.CoLtopez, who still professed fidelity, to: the catie,, consented. 'The plan was to, attack the enetily.'s right with the Mexican cavalry, .while .tIW Americans as; infantry Were eleft, aecovtlft. Tinglk-separatedf-Lopez-on-gaining-his-po— sition, -immediately shouted' ‘.‘ Death to Texas, and live Mexico, follow me, sol diers; ..and save yourselves,r and. dashed .over to the enemy's ranks. • . The federal cavaliy, to its honor be .it ,etatetirmaiued_firn,imany having fired 4 I ns he nn— _ at Lopez as he passed. The centrar•Cati airy immediately attacked them ; but 'de prived of their leader, in whom they had put implicit confidence; they. offered but a feeble resistance, and in a few minutes re tired to.the mountains ; the .enemy know ing from"our position that Amy could not unite with'me, did not pursUe them. but concentrating his whole. force, consisting, as I bifOre•stated, of 800 men, cheered on "by, 500 Peladoes, (loafer,) advancedio the Charge, iqfuriated •by liquor and confident in. their .numbers, _ they thought, to purchase a cheap and easy.victOry; but neither num-. bers . nr treachery Could tiiiimplik over the Teximi rifles; and after as severe and closq ly contested, .fight, they ;suddenly broke aud:fied in every directibleavingtpwards pf 1300,.dead and, wounded on ihe - -field.- 13eingdepritiet/ of cavalry, tcould not par sue.thern; hid 1 had 50horsemen,, th e ticral forces would have entered tn; conquerors.... , Immediately:oh% The retrent:,.of,rtlis, enemy, their artillery , commenced a .seVere. fire withgrape".and canister;;"PighT , '. l ll: o PreachingE and ',seeing thai. : they,,,wero rollylngand surrounding in eyery,directieeo ordered, my 'met • to,' ,lii.(Tl,l 14 their 1 11 ,Ta`a9 roireSto la . the , kil t mu" At:!hi s it:?lie-jue4pO*llo4saY,.that 46- 4414 6 'olt l l ,o *ouiiging 6m U mmun qP' . 'the.,yAetett pith Aggir.lgo?;4lo,;.(l6ltheintiort... t : 1 17.41);:10 - 94(leir, ix_2• nunthet;:•.iiral i e , bough t: offi ; 4 - nct plop tbo aild) •-• " N." 4111.11...a1 t b - 161rpoiti .41 :tions.of; tlitenetni?e7..dend.• inen we're kit de r ail 'tifillielreld:y"siri r 4 dine after : ibirlc:netny7s enviirry;.eUri parted by •Sortib.. infantry; , again ..made a 'Aesperate_eliarge,_bitt..after. reeeiving;a,hot and. gallingsfire, agninAed,icaving..ifS to . retire unmolested: Howmany fell.;tbis l ;Are am :unable to . state, , but; 'there "must.. 'have been considerable—iimongyhomiWas 'their commander. .on , the-'2,6th 0 1 .formed a junction, at -Candela:with Col.. Gonzales, andtf-ini - the 31it .we crossed the - Rio Gran •de atutarkii , ed st.this,.place . (Laredo.) . • Our. loss is as; follows : . • Killed-Lieut.. Jamis Gallagfieri S: Stulit,- private W(indrpf.r..' . . Woutitletl-4.lapt.. Allen; spierely; Capt. Shill, private 4ratt, mortally ; Wiggins, severely, and_ left _Beekhan - 4.slightly, ISergt. BlOod,private ~ Blanerlieset, - died at Lardo. —4/1-y-rotit, Alubtrolttt i —Kelsenger44 listen), Ish. • . TEMPERANCE .DEPARTMENT. UORRECTF,D NOTICE The Executive Committee of the Cum berland County Tcnipet,ance. Society, beg• leave to inform the friends of temperance througliont.tho county, that from the 'hest information we lia%:e.beeti ^able to *obtain, the time Of . -holding the 'intended" temper ance convention, ailirst announced in the papers, Was incorrect. It is to meet-at 11arr6burg, on Wednesday, the 13th of Jantary,inst.;:.Mid not on'the 12th. - :The hour of meeting, - it•is-"presumed, - is Api A. - M. - , as heretofore.; • -- -M.—CALDAVELL,-Vhairmah. ANNUAL RgPORT. OF THE CLINIBEILLA.ND COUNTY TEMPERANCE --- - SOCIETY,. • . 'DECEMBER '25t11, 18 1.0. .- • . . . It is but abopt four :months since .your committee came into office. About the 1 --same--time . ;--e'nevr-temPerance-organizati - o - w took place in the borough; whose 'public operations rendered it expedient -for es to Tenter-upon some new - system of"aCtion; if we would avoid vielating n principle, which .the society 'established ' some - years since, and ivhich was them thought to - be dictated ll)yr_ztheresults,.of,ex.perience,in.__our. to m pct_ iranee operations. I . lliepriticiple is, as set_ forth by a conitnittee Of the. society; ' it: January, 1831', " Thaflwo or more tempe- ranee societies cannot exist -in ourbor'ough, as entirely-lntlependeni.organiations,tvith- . - out the darig - etVou.llie - one liaritl; - Of hecOrit- , •-ing-ineflicient-in4teir---action, for . want-of, _strength properly -to install] them all, °roll. the other;.or.exhihiting oi - 6 - appearance, at Icast . , - of, opposition . t - 14 - ? - eit . ch other, by if con-•fliet in the times of holding theii meetings, - or of 'some 'of- their other public move- --Tents." The - Plan, adopted_at that time 1 IN' , ig" a union of ironies-and Of influence, for he't purpose of . producing' concert of .action in altour public efforts ;" while the private organizatioks,Still existed, " for the _purpose of- adva ‘ neingi-ip - their - owin -- ffeti - - - liar-way, the getmal - eause." • In view of .th! s ' arrai t4F o n dfi n4 toilii - fily‘ 'and Chic; Your committee judged it expedient, to - enter on 'no syStem of public meetings, and to adopt no public measures, which &rub], even by the enemies of the cause, be.constMed into opposition ; since norreal cause or‘oposl tion existed. '. . .. : . ~ .., In this state of thiegs, your committ tk, p .,‘N did not suppose it necessary to be'idle; but at once cast about them, . fox: some new means of aiding in this great and good ' work: --- Th ey- immediately - made --spplica- I don ,to the editors-of the political)papers of, our Borough, selieithg . them to devote . a ,portion_pf.their .o.heetioveeltly to..the Tern- perance cause ;-,-thuippening a new field of labor'for - ourSelvel and at thesame time furnishing useful intelligence to the,public, and - exerting a healful influence on Ate morals and-happinett . ' title eommunity':-- ! , I : re This suggestion was ceivediby both edi tors in a spirit which heered tut in our-,new' labors; and the arra errient 'was put off 'Tenly - tillTaiTt -- .1 -, the -- ele inns,- iiih-b-h:the-prei-i -of±political ntatter mould subside. It has now gone. into e ff ect and thii we have, to - commend-to - the - so ty, -- and - to• - nur - sue ,- : cessors as - Aemandin their influence and their care, lest the T eraiice Depariment of our papers shall dec e itrinterest,beeorne useless; Or parhaps N me' than. useless, and , then be dripped.' I prevent: such a re / suit, it seems to us t essary only to' bear in mind, how great.ll number we are thus enabled weekly to ad ' es' ,—many of whom' .cap, never bo addres,iton this subject in', any other way, FrpMrin_tercourse . .withl. r i -theedi ters,--w-e-fu II- ' ' lieve-thet-Ahe---re--, sponsibility .of a-failit 1t thiedepartment, Is in either paper,...will • ' upon the profes sed friends of tempera/1 . . Your committee hit labored also, in another way to mak emselveS useful; -Our-society as yet we fear 'lli i ut much effect.--- - - Dur-society=hait,here isre-beetudocalr-or nearly'sel in its, action t having had: rea4 son to believe, Math se of temperance : 'is at a low ebb in arts or our mint ty; -we.,hrive.'by pers correspondence,: and . through' the age of • our excellent i friend - , - the - Rev. - D. inley, continua cated with all the prie al points .iii . .the county, and have expr d our willingness' 'to 'Visit theni; and. tci:as tliemin anyway iii I ti .id our , power, to teor e 'their seattered forces,and .to *come up; into a succegs . fUI conflict'. with lice, de dation' and. ruin, - rind - to - the Sid - Or vittne, Ppiness and - AO*, theatie.peace. -We mig ave: appointid meetings ,onrselves,:Su hue' . have - gone abroad to the more reli parts of our en- larged field of labor, it beat, to, act but a-se virile we mighkmake, mired, on , leaving, the who will'talte care of . may sow.: Air spon an havA,evicl,l,llqt, that the ars,":faiiit : ,,awakri in any -- leco'Mmeriirio them, t -# 9l i,'ivt!icil;w,,e,linYo , ticliliir , ..illid tO , fillfil , ,th p6vegivep. -, 4)Wing, , to' this •;intlir ...tiotii . ,i yerobvio,usethek, able totiocrease our , Ur latcr'iridepeltletty move . the opening, , of ihis,lteor i our ,Otoug ~may'of our members re=sign ed the :pledd4:hefore'stispeetitigibit a new i ibiwittltzp/ton'Avati:contemplated; . ar.d a few .; perhaps; since:. Among' these were some ~.of our - own ofricerF.--'They-howeverithciu g l i T, acting wit i•us, hate not, with perhaps one , )elteeptitin, Witlidraw,n,. their name ) ! frOnci,tho, 1164' Society, nor have any of 'those Who . -ie:signed the pledge, removed their names ; from our list' of signatures. . --One appeipt-.,, `ol6Office in the revi society was, at the 'tithe, and still is, a worthy officer in ours. From these things,4e infer, 'that mu-, tualtr,agreeil, that there is, no incongruity being members§ Of: both tocieties.Our ntln'd then, though, not ;Increased, '.are materially diminished ; : and if the' 'time Should never coine, -- Whert We sliallhave•toi renew our public' efforts in Carlisle, it will be with ps.rather i - nintter.of rejoicing, than of regret, as,,it will leave us Treelti•prose - -- - ; - cute - schemes of usefulness, less imposing, .• dud consequently more liahle,to be neglect—. Your.conimitteo'hOWbvei hilly adopt the.sentiment of the last Report," That 'in ; little* would be foti:id our greatest strength' s , : , and efliciency':" - To - ourlotal7abstinence: l pledge, we have received - ,'"within the' last four years-471 signatures, of • which s ; num ber 218 were obtained during theJ a ist year ; -of our regular Operations. We believe our members are very 'generally holding; fast then' integrity. • • • '• • The subscription.' year of, the "Journal of the American Temperance Union" Ita ing expired,. yOnr committee, aided, by some other friends of the cause, have con- f siderably increased Abe -subScription—for -1841.- The.subjeet.tif_amen.ding_the_onstitur._ tion by excluding the.old pledge, will come up for your consideration. :In supp_ort of this.amendment, your coMmittee need on ly reiterate .the argument orthe las`t Re ,port;—' That . ilto- old -pledge, having ex.; isted.in 'constitution for the last four years only as.a dead. letter, ought no -lon- . geeto - remain there as a reproach to our eatse" This subject tria laid over to the present meeting only as a .rriere matter of . • With the fullest confitlenCe in the....finaf triumph—of the . principles on which : the temperance reformation has thus tar- Pro; gresSed; -- 2 7 - -thialnyeportfirrzesTiettful milted:•• • . . - ' CALDWELL, ° - •R; LAM t#ER'FON; H., AURA ND, . • . .J.' ULRIC FL •- . E xecutive Coiiimitige. No:rel—The amended. Constitution, and. theliet of officers for 1841, 'hereafter. What is a. pledger. nature ofteh mistaken. : Than to which an individual As bound himself-by a pledge, is often spo ken of as an ashinzed, obligation, which Would not have existed but-for the- pledge, and nthe - ,keeping - of which - consequently in volves no exercise - of virtue. The Te :his own safety, or, in . accordance with the scripture sentiment, that his example .may . 'Mot cause a brother to offend ? The obli gation then, does not arise from the pledge; but the.pledge is.a record, which the man . , deliberately and with the'facts before him, has made of his sense of.obligation. • And the obligation would exist equally in stich a r c se. were , the pledge Withdrawn. Int Again kis said;—what a man is un deLoblig.vion..td.perform, he show cl --per font' tivithoue pledge; . and that the pledge, if given ; annulk or at least detracts from. the virtue of the,,perfermance. , On . the contrary we assere,Nond . .without fear of contradiction, that lteNwho has made up his mind to a point of duty cannot, withont hazzardind Ins best interesleOlegleet to avail himself of every moral aid' to its per formance; and the more efficient the aids I presented, the greater Will be the guilt \ of Lneglecting to employ them, andthegreater flie r- vituTe 7 ifilititied - in - their - use. -- liet him controvert this 'principle, Who 'can, . .Again, a principle the exact opposite of Ali is-is- introduced; - and - we - arertoldetiraten: fiiretialfullingor even detraming'froni the moral character olim action, the pledge _but readers it the,more difficult to . perform, , by creating:a disposition to do the opposite. Thus it is said, whend- man pledges : him self not to dri,alt what. can 'intoxicate, hia thirit for liqudhitrintreatied; If this is. a general Principle, the man whd signs a - note of hand, but:diminishes the' probability of p_ayment.;_the_man ; _w_ho„lat the_alter r vows, rin-preserice-ef-God-amt-mem-te-pretect-and 'eherieh her Who stands by his side, by this act only renders it ) the less probable, that his . conjugal-duties will be perfornied; and our. legislators • and judges and jurors are of by the pledge which ire re -quire of them, that they will perform their _several duties.. There must, then, be some mistaltd ahour this water. The principle seems to Apply - Only to the drinker of ardent spirits. And is it supposed, that if we 'could .M 46 even such •to pledge -them selves—to drink of their-favorite .beverage dailf, - iiiid'as often as they .are wont to use it • that we should thereby -create 'a clination to drink? • So I nnderstand . the Wit has- ever any-One'-beett-'re claimed frdin inteaaperance i sin thiS- way ? It seeini,.theni thin this principle is • not., only:limitod.in'its nation Ao the drinker of :Spirits - , tint is ~ one of ibosellde.ei Mal work only•one.way.: : see - ,therefor6,-that.'We have a .- right to distrust the correctness or thls - WhOle objection: 'Andthefaet is; bin :Editor, there . is . : . no stick . principle -in , the human' constitution . tut .that recognized in this objeCtiOn. • And here again .I say, let• hitri'crintrOVert WhO::dan.l3ut more on..thie Polrithereafter. • .. 4 have , thought sty part. ini any ,30 7 :cve:moy - bo as, e itoutin 'those seed tvitigh we 51JecaSSOM411fill ' ds,of oureaitie PO. %Iv:ft strongly out,the Tor.- tbdi in' this ' , par: idges,iyitich .540. '.' ' , ' l'• ' ''..- . :;!., , . otle; , cif , tiperia , kvii- norbeeti 8: ~ - I'Viteti 'the i_efgred'io - 'n ein In elided .irt • .1):4. - 50. 440.- ' For. the Herold if Exposiidr. , • X 1;46 th6,editoi' Mid Atro 'clo . )la* cineloae4jit'adieriee for the-Herald itt Ex t and iiho'ultr• be eurtirieed at the subscription front ¥#sp4 i!is! l te toy *44200d le owing J o . 44 the' getttroue, and manly ieterqst the - Mer:. ald has - taken ie 'tfwdausetirreinveranOrt; - _ For the Herald 4- THE TEMPERANCE PLEDGE. ~' ;,~irI,tSANER. ~.' El .was attracted to tlie.,maiter by I q4leineti'!, who anbildribed for.,:'.Yoor• paper and. PaidliradVance for the same _reason I ' now sobscribe: . • L hope you Wig. publish my:tots notei-as.-1-witili- to induce,.if - - Lean `all the friends of Temperance in the coun ty, who - can possiblg bear, the expense, to "subscribe for your paper as Gleaner and I have doneOhat YOU may receive seine re ' numeration 'for your labor in the first great 'mail of hunianity in our county-4 .1 shall olao sent! Two Dollara to the Volunteer, becanac he has taken the same course, with. yourself, . You•and hellraW . swords about. ' politics, and, this is right.; but you put them _u p in . referencer-to the Tern peratiee cause; - and '1 se - e - i Herald and . VolUnteer side by side with cutlasses drawn; and, I hope, scabbitid thrown - aWay,niabing .common ' war on the common • foe .of humanity. • I - have - •no..fear. that your. warfare 'will' be' L apvage; no : it -will be high-minded and gentlemanly—but it will be constant .and j effective. .The •good..,will .pray for,.y . oue ! , success ; the Widow-and the..orphan will • sigh and wish you had begun earlier, and ;4hus, -, perchance;bava-sayed . the. one from lonely :widowhood and the other -from Wretched orphanage:, the' true patriot, will •haityou with , joy - and-cheer you on in your course ; but the active friend 'cif Tempe ranee must aid - you by subscriptions paid f in advance.: Friends of Temperance every whcre.throughout the county, support the Herald - and Volunteer in -their generous of fer Of . ;support to pint:- good cause. Sub scribe and pay your subscriptions in ad vance. -- - -Through their columns the :com munity. may, be reached moreeirectually than in any other way._ Allow me earnestly to recommend the friends of 'Temperance througlingt -the county, to collect all the information they. 'can` touch hig - the - mutfutaettircatitselej - of `ardent spirits, and of every thing else which may illustrate 'the interesting subject. : •wish_to submit two queries : . I.._Which will field thelarmer the most motley, to 'sell 'his grain to the distiller, Or to .feed it to stock, and- sell .the stock ?- 1 7 :Tfmers examine this question, • 2. Can any body pOint to a single man in the county, Or who • hits ever lived in .the who has made. money bY dis - time preserved , his 'family from all intent _p.erance, and. left _Chem_ in ~ peaceable. pea-. session of property? CCo.such a case be found in the history of Cumberland coun ty 1 - Let ns have .an answer. can a single' case found where: permanent property has ever been made by the ma:ni -facture pr, sale. of liquor? • . For the flerald E.? Ctii%IBERLAND COUNTY . BIBLE _SOCIETY. • • This has been one of the noblest Insti tutions in the county. It was founded in 1817, and has been in existence 23 years. Its records show-that-the best, wisest and most - respectable - of - all-the Christian deno minations of our county, and especially of UCCI/ menus, patrons, and contributors.. Many of these good men have gone to their great reward, otherit are - scattercd - toditierent - parts ; of the country, and only a few of the original founders are new in the county. 'Their children, and friends shotild take a pride -in sustaining and extending this neble . society.' It is the common groundon - which• all Chris tians have met-and can meet, and join their hands together in the -works of mercy:— Tkii:they_h'ave.done, :And _prosperetl here tofore. All the Reverend men who were its 'earliest and fastest friends, have depart ed from amongst us: not one remains. But will. their - successorein the work of - the ministry fail to foster.the excellent society they founded and handed down to us? It is to - be hoped not. We ought to be grate ful tct God- for the good it haa, done, , and respect the memories of those who were the instruments of doing it: Botta not the inhabitants of Carlisle, and C.umberland countyrfaikin-their--duty-inTthezrett-eause ofte Bible. The Society has 'already raisell,and expended about Three, Thou sand Dollars, (; . _,3,000) two-thirds of which propriated tO this county, Twice has th county been explored and supplied: once t 4828, and again in -1835. .The Sabbath Schools.-have been - once - sup. , plied, and between seven-hundred and One thousand dollars -have - been placed under the direction of the Parent Society at New York to aid in translating and diffusing the Bible abroad. Few people imagine to what a greatextent the Bible is diffused., Nine= tenth73 - orthe - iihaliliants ef• The eattli_tnight 'reed the word of God, in their own' lan guage. With such wonderful effects have the - efforts of the Bible Societies and •of individuals been crowned.. -In this great work, Cumberland county has heretofore taken an honorable part. Will the inhabi tants grow - weary well doing ? • Surely -noti—Ttie-titnefor-renewed--exertiOn-hatr come. The Pennsylvania Bible Society has resolved on, a supply•Of \ the state. The; resolution is, to'fied-out the destitute fami' lies, and give each. a copy of the Holy Scriptures, if they purchatie; - also tegive.a copy of• the Nei , Testament, -to. each Sabbath-school scholar in the statei' who has not one. This noble •resolutiqn is to carried out by each county society accomplishing the,work •within• their own Cuinberiand county .has iwiee clone - it;. she will - do=.if again.- The move- Meld has. begun:- every denomination. has entered into-the- work; , a re-organization of Alietracie4 took • p)ace-at a public:nieeVg., Called in the First Presbyterian churl on thellltlef 'December last. The meeting We:a : eel - led at the instance of the Rev. Mr. - ClAtit„.-.. The had become enfeebled. and ittaemuchht debt,lbetweert t7OO and '4K100) tee• Parent Society at• New York. This noble inatitutien, upon .-learning our, .embat . reaphiant.....: ; . gettereualk,..forgaie, the' debt upon condition' that we' would reor-' gaufze addAutporite `Ofieient. .feer pOsetyku fttneaslyi.,cottripleted. :The plan ts; to have : 2l managers,, many of it . .tvirmit ;shall teside•in• •the 'country ; also .r. (tom: atittee:V'et:o4.,*each ; township ; to vial tlieir,.titweshipitirid, learn the • , nuMber - of iliblea - watite4 to`olliet - 'donatioititicili; the. . PUTP.PPA.O.fOrOclirintOCillt_qk - 4' tritintkliben:lts aon, • prover-ed;•• Th.e . , officersandmatragers•have been appointed, - and•their.,names will be seen below.. A The • committees •for,..the townships -are.tfitAng-. appointed as fast es... the board eawlearn ' who probably- :Tire with elfaciena . Y. • Good• men and true are.. Rented in this • glorious Work: - : • The' Managers, or any •. friends of the cause; Will confeta great fa-- • vor by.addressing letters to the Correspen-,. ding,,Selpetary, Mr. Re G. ' HALL,:Carlisle, • •mentiomng such, persons in the several townships- as frill be good nietribirs'OT the Township CoMmittees. These:.-commit- • . tees will rejiort to'the hoard of Managers; . and return their funds to them, and, froni:, them receive . the Bibles .and Testaments for distribution: ' - 1i 7 16. 1- rery:desirable that • theywould fah, an exact account' f the' number of Simday achoolscholars 'in their loynihips severally. , In order to_ prevent 'the , contracting A . debt again to . , embarrasi the society. a re.- solution was .passed binding the managera not tWpuichase at any time more than 9:0• per cent. on credit, :paying cashfor *Alm remainder. 'This will effectually prevent. a 'debt: . "The constitution. is a very. 946 7 • plc one, and makes the society auxiliary. to - the Pennsylvania. Society: ' The object is, first, to supply the destitute families and all the Sunday schools in the county, - and:tlien, if there be a, surplus, place it at the disposal of the parent society for 'gene- . Ant - use. Will not every citizen take a sultable;part in this blessed work?. Will,- ' norevery citizen. 'become a member-of the soeiety? . Make up yoUr.minds,-anditre your names to .the....eationittees 'of your • townships respectivel y when they The - terms - of — rnembership — biThne - 44311ar-a year—or ten dollars a Member for life.— • The Ileciard will be - faithfully kept in Car lisle, ••by W. D..Sr.vitouw, .Record••... ing Secretary. The names- will be ' rolled .by townships. The Society-looks with confidence to .the clerg_y'rWen. in -the county and the cminnittee .in each town ship, foe generous support. The. enter prize will cost time,. trouble arid. money, but the fruits will - beglorious.-: The names • or the members of. the towpship teess Pnblished•as soowas possible: - lei-The - officers and managers, _ (a list , of whom - wilt ;be found . belifW) - will - meet . _ at the linuse. D..Seympur, 'Esq., at - 7 o'clock - in - the - evening : -- a, - general at.: tendanee is veryimportant. - • . . - • 'By order of the Society, Ji P. DURBIN, -President:. January 2;1841. •• • 'OFFICERS. _.• • Rev. ProSident DURBIN, Pieeident. _ "7 - A. T. McGu.,L,- • ", •P. H. GREENLEAF, V. Freels. ' Me,.. R. C. HALL, Correspodding Me,..W. D. SEYIROUR, Recording Sec's: Mr. Ross LAMBERTON, Treasurer. . A LOOKER 'ON • • MANAGERS . RBI?. HENRY AURAND, Carlisle, HENRY. " WILLIAM'. SPROLE, " HENRY" FRED'K. WATTS, ESQ. " • Mr. R. ANONEY, - .T.lTAmnr„ter4T.Eiq, Mr. GEORdE KELLER, JOHN PHILLIPS, Esq. " fiOn. SAMUEL' HEPRURN, " Mr. SAMUEL IRVINE, Newton, Rev. ALEXANDER SHARP, Newville, " ,DR. CUMMINGS, Dickinson,. "- M. MACKEY, • Shippensburg, Si MR. STROH, • Meehanics'bg. MR. MORRIS, Hoguestown, Mr. JOSEPH M. MEANS, Newberg, PIIHAP'ZEIGLEFI,'West Hili~ MT. JACOB SENER, 'Carlisle, Mr. ROBERT CLARK, - N. Middleton. . . I[X7 ILL be sold nt Auction, by the sub. V scribers nt their Store Room, in North Han kreraat-er.:', entlitle,=optitssitic-Vre=Cifill Te ifilkT their entirfStock of • Dr consisting of _Mire, Bitick,. o.'isTe, Invisible. Or* . and Brown.. • .1311,0A1D O.LOTES Calsinetts and'Cissimeres of all'col ours tr. qualities; , Flannels, Blankets, Merinoes, Mouseline de Laines. , Challeys, Silks, Calicoes, Tickiiigs Checks, bleach-: . cd and unbleached' • . - .111.-11SVVIA Silk and Cothin Handkerchiefs,Brochi, Blanket and • Chenille Shawls, Stockings, Gloves, Stocks, Collars, and Shirt Bosoms, gm. &c. Bargains may be ,expected, as all goods will be sold without, reserve to the highest bidder, being,. determinedlo'dispeie of titi!Kitock as Rennes possible.. Sale to commence On Monday the 11th 'day ofJan uary; 1841, at&lifeleek, A. M. (beingthe 'first day' f: Court) /lc •tonoptinue from day to day until all is sold j „, ARNOLD - le Cm Carlisle, Dec. 16,1840.;—ts • • To• Constables; Beta_lic s rs,itcci_. . . • - In ald a by an act of the,General,Assembly of Penn- ; -- sylvanl4 entitled ' Anactgraduating' duties upon. -whole e dealers and retaileri of nierchandise i sind4 prescribing the mode of issuing licences and collect ing said duties," it is made the duty of .the Consta.,.. • aof the respective townships within the County of t - . Cumberland, and they are hereby required to, make.' out, on oath or affirmation s and.deliver to the Clerk of the Court. of Quarter CBSiOIIIW, a separate' ist all the wholesale and retail dealers in goods, and tneriliandize--wines or distilled,spirits-tdroga, or medicines—except those that_ are the mintli or., produce of the United States, on or before ThUrsdaiy the 11th of January 1841. Merchants, Dealers, and, others embraced 'in the sidiFactrisre Aso that the Associate Judges and Comipisiliibers of odd( County; Will attend at the Commissioners' tifileci:on. Fridaii the' 14th• of January A 841;,, a;: ten: (Meek in- , the forenoon, for - the:purpose of bearing . tind 440.14%- 4 ing retailers' within said County. agrepably to thesailaut, where - all 'such: aalhink prove:grisly at. ! , ' • - • • Attest. JOHNIRWIN. • , Clerk to Commiestature: Commissioners' Office • - • • _Carlisle, Pea: 23,.L54 0., - • • ; • BOOTS AND;OIIONS Neater' , Proof Boots' Ladies. and. .GeollerootOo_ Bien:hoes, dunt'and Leather, Shoosoindf- Orr?, other; description of Boots and-Shoe*,..lbr,Aalte unuenally, low at .the. Bat , and .Bbeo store oppotato„ , , , , Sioion , Wonelerlichee HMO,, "., • - • ' • • .• ;94AS. :01,0443y, • -11VArANTILLAS - o a-new leon indult* 'Nita Stnyn in Shinnens urt,lnidfor R ifoln ' ARNOLD It AIIAMS.;' ' Main AUCTION.' Notice.