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eirutiamm ,maimma--vroc, act 4
Of the Receipts and Expenditures of Cumberland county, by the CommisSioners of said coun
ty, from the ist of lanuary to 314 of December, A. D. 1840,1riatisiye.
To balance in hands of Treasurer at last settlement,
--- Ililitiice - lif Taxes,outstanding on laUtinuary, 1841„
Amount of county Taxes assessed for 1846;
- Amount of note received ofAbraham Erb, due 15th Februa
ry, 1840, in full, - - ' . .
Thus sum received of James Elliott, Esq. for stray sheep, •
' ----,-- Zearing, Esq. for do. do.
Jacob Squier, Esq, for do. cow,
' - ^' Peter Lei), collector, error iv bill Ode
ficiences. 1 -
- , A.. Blumenthal for old seal of Quarterf,„
• Sessions, • • . , . .
Moses - Wetzel 'for - lot - oftround sold
• hhn by Commissioners,- • '
R. Snodgrass, Esq. for old paper age,
• . - • M. Dawson in part of costs due by
. cob Krider; ..
. „ • .., ~ Lieut. H. H. Sibley on account' of .costs,
due by "Private" Jones,
.. , Lieut. Thayer on account - of costs due •
• - . _ . hV'Privates" Jones and Fulsom,
• - , A. 8-McKinney, Esq. his pay as mem
ber oEliouse of Representatives (Mr
` inn. the temporary adjournment of.the.
, Abraham Waggoner, Esq. on account of .
- -- Sundry personsTfor tuxes on unseated
Onsold unseated lands. Bth June last on
. Commissioners' warrant ~ • - - = •
-, • ---- Collector - Silititt - notasseSsedinAtis • du.;
plicate, . - . . ...
. J. E. Graham,'Esq. deputy attorney, ge- .
-- - neral verdict fees, • . .
- , JohnMyers,,Esq. late Sheriff , . for. fines-
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- in court of Quarter Session, &c.
- J. Lststaw for his bond; in full, (on sc
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- - . count of bridge at Brandt's fording,)._
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Fees due-ounty - by - delinquebt collectors; ..•`,„ .
Of outstanding TaxeS due County per
return . of Treasurer
- 1840, subject to exonerations, Sze,. with
the amount assessed for 1840;iiz:
- Ain t 6 upli- Amount
- Township:, Co' c. _ , Collectors. I Year. cau•s fur 1840. Outstanding.
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Carlisle ..-- P.•Overdeerf 18391 . ' - . - 264 14.
Allen . Jno Mateer, sr* 1840 — 1,836 •05 -:• 310 05
Carlisle - Jno Wetzel, sr , ' 1,469 60i
Dickinson Geo Martin* .. . 1;837 80A 325 49
.F.. Peonsboro. Jacob Coover* ' . 1,816 ge 175.'28
._. S M.'Dowell" 520 57i 141 29,1
Hopewell WS Ipinshaw : .., 416 - .24 . •
Mifflin. 11 D Dealhousen 429 10 • • --
__Monroe.,__ ' ___. John.Houserf —1;389_04____427_7.4_
Mechanicsburg Lewis Schutt 261 58 -
Newton Joseph Irwin 975
N. Middleton David Wolf 1,496 74h
Newville . John Vance 165 65
-S. Middleton Jac - Gooilyearf 1,864 55 - 464 55
Southampton James Kelso* . 1,105 72 ' 205 72
Silver Spring_ John Triniblefl,B6o 29 950 29.
-- Shippensburelt JolniCriaiiell* . •• . `
.389'24. - :: - 48 '22..i
do T Danl KenoWert i7B 76 I' ' 108 76
W. Pennsboro' Isaac Lefever '. 1,450 70 . 6
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To balance in hands of Treasurer;
Due eauntiby Michael 1141 e for costs,
Since paid infull •
fi Since paid nn account---Peter Overdeer,
• " . lianierKenower,
• Jacob Goodyear,
IVUMBEIL-1,Z17? COUNTY, SS.
wo, i tbe Commissioners of said county, do certify, that the
above and foregoing exhibits a true and correct statement of the
Receipts and Expenditures of the county. for the term above stat
ed, as also oldie several Taxes assessed for the county during the
aforesaidyear, with the amtiunt of fees and_ ckonerations allowed
• during said year,, and the. balinee of outstanding Taxes - due by the
'several collectors, as above stated, according to the best of our knowledge and
fitness our Gilds and the seal of office at Carlisle; the, 4th day of January,
A. D., 1841. .
JOHN IRWIN, Clerk.
_'Carliale, Feb. 3, 1840. -7-4 t
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BOOTS AND 'SHOES. insurance against Fire ' BARGAINS. BARGAINS. ... law, the h
- Water Proof filoOts, Ladies and Gentlemen's BY THE Having added a largef assortment of goods to my the Du' it
• Overshoes, ChildreiggGum and Leather Shoes, and r A .? insurance former stock , I will sell off the same at greatly re
.every other description of Boots and- Shoesifor side NOrta. .amerca Company, diced prices for cash. Priner a
unusually low at the Hat and Shoe 'store opposite Philadeldhia: . Persons wishing to, supply themselves With very nide. iti
, • Simon Wonderlichts Hotel. • ' • . cheap Cloths, Gasiimeres, .Gassinetts, Flannels, hie • fe
; CHAS. OGILBY. CAPITAL $600,000. Ves tings, Merinocs, Beaverteens, Calicoes, BombaL v
Dec. 23, 1840. • A
- • lIIIIE abcive company. through their ..* Agency in zines, &c . &c. &c . will-do well 'to 'coil, as lam de- a nt
• " ...1L Carlisle," still continues to insure all-kinds of termined to sell as low, if not lower, than any estab- ell Jo
.. , . property in this and the adjoining counties at the lishment in the borough. If
• ' PRINCIPAL-REASONS ..ie
• loweit rates. . The .usual risk on acne or brick At the 'old stand, opposite Simon Wonderlieles
WhyDr: BARUCH'S Compound_ strengthening-houses Bening-peratuano on eaelyth-cm , . - - • .., -.,
and German Aperient r ills are used by all classes of ...Hotel.
sand insured, and a stock of nierchandize consisting ' . . , CIIAS. OGILlit. dl
people, in.preferenc to other Medicines, because they of dry goods, groceries . ; and the usual assortment - of . Dec. 23; 1840.. .. • lii
are prepared from a pure extract of herbs, a whole- country store, will be insured at the same rate. -
•, ! - some medicine, mild in its'operation and pleasant in Praperty holders, and merchants generally . DR. PARIS' SOOTHING SYRUP. . . 113
iti effect—the most certain preserver of health, 4 safe .throughout this and the adjoining. counties,_,•will flow many thousands of Little Children die annually T:
- and`effectual cure of Dyspepsia or Indigestion ; and please give the above notice attention. Application ' from the effects of ',Protriictod Dentition. , e
' all Stomach Complaints, a• preserver nod purifier of can be made either by lettdr or in person to the sub- ' ' It requires no .argument to convince you• that all
:the►hole system. -,- - "Little Children". suffersooner or later from the ef-. lir
. • scriber in Carlisle. • .
• JOHN' J. MYERS. , fe,cte of Teething, which their kind protectors may. 1
cause they soothe nerves of sensibility and for- '• • :
•tify, ,he net•ves of motion, imparting to their niost sub- . - Dec: 3, 1840.--Sm. .. ' . , easily perceive from the following symptoms. Rest- !lv
file kaid-its pristine tone , thus giving' strength and . . . - ' lessnes.s' sudden of Crying, frettul, feverish, and
sleeps but little, thrustidts fingers into Its mouth anti
eclearness of mind. •. CONSUMPTION. AND ITS FATAL ; '
• Because they. never destroy the coats cifthe stomach' • --1 ' CONSEQUENCES - bites, thereby seeming twobtain relief, frequently at- to
• rnet hu ty ., ; ,, tqiided with. iningh,
,difliculty 'of - breathing,-bowelt__, - •
.And bowels, as all strong purgatives do. - . , It is made known to us from the 'bills of 41C
' . Because science and experience teach us' that.no that two-thirds °film buthan family die annually from cemplaint, inflainufation of the eyes, and sores be
hind the ears, convulsions, lko. Those who have the Pt
;,„:4,, +mere purgative alone will cure the disease of the St°. that fatal destroyer"Conaumption !" Wiiiild patients
core of these " little ones" should never- be, without
.:.,'• mash and Nerves. , Weakness is the primary cause of pay more regard to theirhealth i and procure ,proper`7ra
"Dr. Paris' Celebrated, AmericaaSoothing Syrup . ,"
- a host of diseases,and, by conthaily resorting tODens v remedies at the first attack,mauy,valuablelives would ip,l
for Children Cutting Teeth, by which they can pre
' tie purgatives, you make the diseases much worse, he saved to the enjoyment oftbeirdmrest friends and
instead of better,. • • • ' . relatives. It is a well known factthat"Dr.Swayne's vent Many alarming symptoms which, often prose fa- ric
Becaue Dr. Radicles Medicines are put up upon the Compound Syrup br wild Cherry it. svaliCarrest the . :• al.. • . • ,
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commoniiense principle, to " cleanse mid Strengthen;" dangero'us disease. This Medicine has 'proved its .. , Thouaands of mothers and nut sea can testify to Om /I
imaieditite effects of this invaluable Syrup, when ap-
Which hi theonly com•se to - pursurto effect a eure: , efficacy in thOusandeof eases: The:very - thank cer;• . '
A,Mttly, ' • I „ ..' titicates reeeived, and the recomMendations &OM plied to thergums; If a ehild wakes.witli pain in its• i c
.. Becildsethese Medicines really de curethe disease country agents, who sell this medicine throughout the gums; the Syrup -when' applied, gives imm late ' t
for which they are recommended. Principal . Office for Tnited States,,is truly astonishing . --the,y - speak front , ease s by opening the pores and healing the gu' 4 . ittlisite tasi I
dins preventing convolsions, Sm. to the happ ess • . • ..,
thesEksit' eskttates at No.lB North Eighth street, Phil- ocular proof, witnessing the cures Ili them own viciM.
~ " - • • icy. This. - certainly is sufficient evidence' tti Convince and enjoyment, of their kind . protectors .. , llt may wel I
r, all the genuine' Medicine .espressea '
I richest indi i
to convince the most•simpticril,of the wonderful effi-'
Also, ifs:tie:by' J. J. livers Si co., Carl isle ;fold
cony of this invaluable medicine: Will piltenti any, this e o tn n re b l e abel—only place -in Philinlelphinwhere
, Wm. Pea , Shippensburg,l'a, Pao. 13 1 , 1841.--3 t this Medicine can bis - obtsined, is at the Medical-Of-4 - •
. -. longer be duped by. inexperienced compounds, re- . .
~ / . commended by ignorant pretenders as "cure-alls," fite, No..l9•North Eighth , atreet,nod adyertised .A... i lietittiitg -hi '
... . - - I..tnttst'lleave
YESTITY.FS,_--Losw° o - 1,---
Bragilletttq which they well know ,is, both ruinous tothe -ImaiN genie in'theetinlrl•
AlUm t pochiiveal, find constitution. . '' • •• • . • -For sale by Dr.;!,1..T. Myers. St :Co., Carlisle; am
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learugua, Fastic t - Mailde6 twunatten fb
" iliblye, Blue Vltriol Co eras, Intligo,Oil of Vit- • Principal office for the United' States; li •fp WITI!-F P etiliShiPPenilburgi Pa. . .- ' ': .- : • .' • • ,
/ . P' , • eschew' all
'I. riOli.Nitria Aeld, Murutticno., Solution of Tin ; the. ISTorth.Eighth street, Philiftlelphin. :''.' .' • '' I" I'ANTILLAS.of a new style, just received at the , • •
. 1 above will be Sold loni for Cash, by _..' .. • For sale-by Dr: J.',J . Miens & Co., Carlisle; and in New Store in ShipPensburgoind for sale by .. .
- „ • . , ;S, ELLIOTT.. Wm; Peal Shippetisberg,7•Pa. • [Jan. 3+,.1840 --- 4t • • , ARNOLD le ABRAMg. . or the side
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ROBERT SNODGRASS, Esq., •Treasiirer.
$ 96 9,9
$ 55 00
JOHN CORNMAN, . .
ALEX. M. KERR, Commissioners.
,NEWSPAPER:-DtvoTEo To NE*S,. ratITItSERATUTiEy THE AwTs AND • SatENCES, AGRICTIPTI.T*E, AltitfiEMEN SI.C. 4.;
-$ 728 73
'By amount paid out ou'orders, &o. as follows, to wit:' . . ' . '
' • Witnesses feesin.Commonwealth Suits,.. . $l4l 64
Justices' do :do . ' • do .. , - ° ' '. 79 '69
Constables do . do. ' • .do _ 45 53
Grand and Traverse Jurors pay, • . , ' • 2,2,87 75 •
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Public Printing, . . 223 00
. Auditors pay for 1839, .
___..l - - 61 50
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Coun Jail and Penitentiary,i sundries furnished priso
ners, &c. . . 229 28}
Repairs and incidental expenses of 'Public buildings, 7 7 " . . 329 VA
Lever seal-press, repairs, &a. for Prothonotary's office, • 87 427 1
Furnishing. and repairing Dockets for 'do do - 51 62-
Paper case arid cellar steps for Register's office', ' ' ' 4O 75
Index to vendue papers for .. do do . so 00
Two seals'and repairs for Qr. Seas, and Recorder's "office, . :60 14
' Furnishing and repairing Dockets for do do 65 81--_
Constablesreturns to court of Qr. Sess. ' - . • 75 94
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~. Inquisitions on dead bodies ' • • . • 2 00
James H. Graham, Esq. Dep'ty Att'y Gen. fees in. Qr.: Seis. • BO. 50
General, PreSidential,special and township-election;-ex-=- 'r__ . '.
penses for 1840. . •._ . _ • .
, 1,465 21k
Assessors pay for 1840, • , - -
: Taxes reffinded, - - - • - - _ • 29 53
Eastern State Penitentiary == -support of einvicts, • • . • 432' 90
'D. Coble and J. -Rupp, Esqrs.; State • RVad Commission- , •
i 5 00
74 O 4
era PASS ' 78 00
, Damages awarded on roads, • - 122 00
Directors of the poor---for support of paupers for 1840 - - 5,000 00
Snell in full-for building Waggoner's : bridge, 1,100-00
• do for.seriices in repairing Diller's bridge, . 500
• Jacob Zeigler for repairing Newville bridge, 50 00
Joseph LatshasOn full for building bridge nt Brandt's -
fording,- • ' • • . 1,450 00
John.Murdorlf for - repairing 'Waggoner's bridge, . ' . '27
JaMeS H. Graham; Esq. Commissioneits' Attorney., 50 00 • .
• JosephLobach, Esq. keeper'of Penitentiary, eod 00
Willis Foulke, Esq. fees in Qr. Sess. &c. • 43'37
_ • _ Robert C. Sterrett; Eiq. pay_ as COrtimisiiioner' in full, " 103 .50
John Cornmnn, Esq. • do do . for• 1840; .169 50
Alexander •M. Kerr, Esq. do . do . do ' , 148 50
Michael Mishler, Esq: do - do . • from Sd Nov..
till 31,st Dec.. 100, inclusiie,- • - 94 50
'John Irwin, Esq. Commissioners' clerk, - . 300 00
John Dunlap, Esq. pay as Director, of the Poor for 1840, 90 00'
Samuel Eckles.Eso. do do SO 00
xxr4goner, Esq. do do do " uu
George Beetem, LiCf.late Sheriff, fees in Qr. Sess.; &c. 98 41
John Myers, Esq. late " do , support of prisoners,,&c. , 814 10 •
George Sanderson, Esq. Pkithonotary,'s fees, 18 69
Orders for killing foxes, 10 40
Viewers of Roads'and Bridges,' • 229 87
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-, - ....; -... Whole amount paid out, " $l6 , 128 98
Commission allowed Treasurer, 302 42 •
Eximorations allowed Collectors, 335 95
Ifecs • do do 1,117 091
Balance of taxes due liy Collectors of 1839, and 1840. • 3,42.1 55
$25, 173 43
• $21.,335 97i
Balance in hands of Treasurer,--____:_ • 3,837 4.5 i.
X 3,837 451
We, .the Auditors-of — Cumberland county, having examined
the several.accounts. and vouchers 'of Robert Snodgrass, Esq.
Treasurer ofsaid , county, from Ist of 'January to the.,Blsf.of
December, A: D; 1840, inclusive, do report and certify, that -we
find a balance due said county; ,by_SaidTreasureri-of three..thou-,
sand eight hundred and thirty-seven dollars and forty-five And
three -fourths ce_a_s,isabo_ve_slated..
Given milder 'our hands at' Carlisle, the 20th of January, A
D. 1841. • • • • •
Edite4 and - :Pubitolied for Use! I t oropriq 1, ' 1 I li Cprtisle, flumporlaaid County,„rd.7
lizaammaac 411(0111101/1016 aett,
THOS. H. BRITToN, -
A • lANNER WITH ),LOuiS
' The January number* of Mt Knicker
bocker contains an interesting article from
the pen of General Cass; our Minister
France, entitled " - Three '.lleurs Of Saint
Clondr:eomprisini hotice - of -- a djnner
wfth the Royal - Fatrilyi , iti'companY:with ,
our cotintryman Governor Everett.,
I ,had arrived at St. Cloud an invited
guest to dinner: Our partroriginally con
sisted of four Americans—the Minister,
Governor Everett, of Boston„Mr.
of Philadelphia, and the Legation.-
URfcirtiniately,. a :sadden• indisposition
had prevented Mr. Walsh from accom
panying us. wC, all I-regretted; for
.4W - Eighly ,intellgent gentleman -cnneili
ates the •respectlf all with Whom he is
.brought into contrict—Jn connection With
his name,,,l may nention - an incident con
cerning his invitation, which, proVes the
kind consideration of the
Not knowing his
,isidence :with certainty,
two notes had beet.addiesied to him, one
at PariS, ancianotler at ',Versailles, and each
had been sent by a special messenger; so
as to exclude-the possibility of any mistake.
The rest of our party had .agreed to• meet ,
in-the court of .ths•Chateau at the hour in
-dicated, which •was six-o'clock.. As. roy-,
alty must not be intruded upon before its
own time, so it mist not be kept waiting
after -the time . ' has arrived. Puncteialify,
-therefore, •which is always a virtue,' he
donics here a ditty of propriety, , As the
minister- was . af• Versailles, - and -Governor.
- Everett and the Secretary at • Paris,' the
. two tatter had made 'an arrangement to
come. logether,..and_io meetl. the - _former,
'who was to present them. • •
, In.a few_ minutes, the Queen with her
yountdaughterJberPrincesn - Tfementine,.
. after' saluting the
cumpany, and conversing with the Anieri
can guests, took her seat—in - a - 110 7)f
cove, opening into a eallerry, which sur-
Mounts the court, and, commands a full
view of the Magnificent environs. The
minister soon -arrived, and then different
Members or the Royal Pamily, who were
followed by the Ring. The manners and
address of Louif! Phillippe are preposses
sing, and he has tharea§e - and self•possei r
sion which an- early knowledge of the
world and a participation in society never
lan tl givu. -
Although sixty-eight years of age,. his
appearance is firm, and his step elastic;
and-he-has a perfect command'of -himself;
'which enables him to-confrol his emotion,
.and to conceal from the world-whatever
tronbles the carea . otrOyalty; - >ave - n - of Fre ti ch .
royalty, bring. with them. - Ile was dressed
in the ordinary style of French gentlemen,
wearing a plain blue coat, ornamented on
the left breast, with the star of the Legion
of Honor, and what is peculiar to himself,
but which is his usual - habit,. having the
chain of his watch,.'with.severaLkeys and
- sealsi - suspended atone t of his button , holes.
Bowing to The company ii 7- 11 - e — elitFrall - ,111 -
such a manner att¢ seetnito - Kglect no
one, he Wiaiica . tf,tB nis ri a lid , 1 t h
_much kindness,of manner asked-.
ral questions. We were •-thdn presented,
and he `became quite particular in his at
tention to Gov. Everett. It it'aff obvious
that he knew the high consideration which
. this distinguished gentleman enjoys in our
-country, and he had too moth - sagacity not
to discover, after a very short interco u rse,
that his reputation was most justly found
ed. I more than °ace during the evening
felt proud-Of this representative of.Amari
can intelligence, not less than at the favo- •
rande impression . he , produced upon -the
circle; confirmed by the observation of a
ladi:eif high rank who conversed with him:
- $25,175 43i
Very soon the double doors were thrown.
open, by ,a principal servent, and the Aid
de-camp de Service,ippioachingihe Queeif,'
intimated, by .a sliglt inclination, that the
.dinner was served.' The Queen, walking
up to the minister, look. his arm, and led,
The way to
law, the Duchess a, Neniours, and then
the Due de Nemmrs, with -sister, the
Princess. Clemenoe. Due d'Am ,
male, the youngest son of the Kink, gave
his arm to one-of the ladies of the court,
and the two American guests then,sueeded
ed, each hoporedi t n a similar manner.—
After us,'came du military officers, and.the
otherneTaons the table. -We
passed thp44l --- ii, l l- 7 7 - 9 ibule, where
a band of i nfilitar3 music, Belonging to the
troops on duty atthe eb, beau, was arran
.cd, but 'cimeeale( from \view, :andwhich
played wliite ;wiatireeeeded, Mid-took. our
seats; an&fiaringh,'_aitsiderable portion of
the repast. Optititig_thit dining-room, we
found ourselviS a a- long apartment, mo
destly decorated and furnished, having in
its centre 'a tahl6vit r h;thirty covers. •
asrbeautiful, end: I May
observe cp, pass it, , that to ht Uraitcit o~
ceed the English, • „Their Sevres porcelain,,
and their i.iell'.lrimze;, with its deep
ange which' cniA;as'lOd admirably with
the color:-O(tliersilver . , plategiye:-a: r nioSt
'And'then-t* design is Coneeiveil
t ic 7 1 - 1
atiil ex.eqteLvii igrea ?
be euppiioeil .thht' the.Al.inper
te King of France, and Op:
dial _ tieritaps in the World r is
station and _countrrt: and I;
reader to draw tp . On 1118 ins-
-4;j4s.k.4neMition it,10 . 1
tem.N.S . ateneli cleapriptioti,,
Oneeditimsellin the centre
the _•tal)le, hatinz,. a" vacant
chair on hiS•left, and the. Duchess delle=
moors on his—,right. The Queen was on
the oppoSile y side, having the American
minister on.her right, and the Due. de ,Ne
mours on her left, The Princess Clemen,
tine was On the right . .tif - the minister, and
thee-Due dlAurnale-on-the left of the -vacant
chair. - • - : . •
The.other gtiests seated themselves as.
they entered,. without confusion, and ,ap
parently without any- -previous arrange
ment. Before . we had finished the Soup;
Madame Adelaide, the King's sister, en
tered very qhiefiy, and without distUrbing
anyone, took the chair by the, side .of the
King, which had been reserved )for her:—
As .she renrarked, ladies cannot prepare
their toilettes as - speedily as gentlemen,
and-haying accompanied her. brother from
Paris,.she had no time ;to complete her ar
rangements when the dinner-was announc
• The dinner of St. Cloud passed as (lin
nerS;usuallniass, in someconversation;
but still more the laudable .operations of
•eating . and heaven, the
days of' 4 . healths' and toasts' have gone
by. The _fashion .. is dead,. never to b&-re
suseituted.. , Even- in the,palmy . days of its
existence, I had an intuitive horror Of:these'
wiiious salutdcions, when a Man , Could not
touch,-his glass without popping, his head
in his neighbo,r's facaand often at the, risk .
'of having his nose broken 'by. sonit'atten.
five . friend, whose. thirsty. , propensities
were mainifestea'by' the same striking
I hive ofterythought' that the excessive
'absurdity of this custom might be ludic
-rousiy_exhibited_ by. eonverting_the. saluta
tion from-the .glass to the plate,,and .inStead
. drinking a health, or a-is&ftinient.' as it
was called,-grdVely eating our good wishes,
4-hcnevor-We Wan a-new-dish...
The order , and.,. silence With: which the
domestic service of the - dinner was eon
-ducted;-were honorable to the household.
There was no - hurry or confusion on the
One hand,- norindifferencei-nor.careless
ness-on-the other; but th e s-ervants wore
alert and attentiye ; and there was aLleast
one domestic foreach person , at the. table - .
Like. the customary .arrangements 'at the
French-dinners, there were three removes,
and. the dishes were. changed and renewed
with promptitude. and. regularity, being
brought. in by a, long file of servants, each
-r ‘ .l i"V l i li
iciltcrat,bvtttniti placed up
on the table. The whole ceremony
not exceed-one hour, When we returned to
the Saloon of Reception, in the order we,
had left it, • .
_French society,--„the- practice- which
prevails in England, and which we have
borro - wed from that country, of sitting It'
the-table after the ladies have retired, and.
guzzling wine, (the epithet is a coarse one,
but not so coarse as the - custom,) is im
known. 'lt is a relic of barboism, , and
ought to be banished. It leads too often
tg..orgies,...andLeot„ - .. WpJeasures ;
_s.ubstito ! ,
-ti ng-for---ra tion - al — cnjeymenp - extessive — in=
dulgcnce. I have never been at a dinner
in Continental Eur Ope, wltere the ladies
and gentlemen did not retire from the table
- together. 'lt is very seldom that,. the en
. eighty or ninety min
utest' and often after returning. to the s -
loon, I have-heard sonic 'experienced eater
observe-, with all the self-complaCency'iti
spired by a most satisfactory-meal, was.
an excellent dinnervfind• .wt, were :CC ihe
table but an howl'
When we reached the family parlor, as
it may be called, we founti,the Duke and
Duchess of Orleans there. They have. a
Separate establishment at • the chateau, ;Ind -
-had dined en famille, but had comeie join .
the circle of the court, and to pass the even-•
ing with -Duke -is a--tallielegant
young man, with .an expressive counte
nance, and great...ease of manners.
The Queen took ber seat it one of the
round tables, with her sister, her two
daughters-in-law, and her (laughter, and
ome_Aather—ladies ; while—the—vest—placed
themselves at a smilar table in nnothei art
of the room. We were then 'presented to
the Puke and Duchess of Orleans,' and the
former conversed during, a considerable
time with Governor ,Everett.
The King invited the ministerto accom
pany, him to another wing of flte.chateau.
They .passed through the two rooms Lhave
already described on.ar.tiving; and then en.
tered a long .apartment called the Gallery
painted,,and the walls are ornamented with
mcdalions, and hting }with upwards of 90
. and there are . superb vases, and
oilier precious works of art, distrbuted
through the apartment. This is a favorite
promenade of the • King, who frequently
walks' here after
which is necessary, toAtis health, and Whielf
and the attacks to which his life
is exposed tlo not permit him to take in
AIM open. air; and. apparently happy. to for
get tho op - pressive cares of a CrI;W 11 I.• l l llpi, , , ratle, The (.Irfek -religion consists
reminiscence of former times, and panic- in exterior observances, and exercises no
olarly. of his adventures in the - U..States.: 1 visible, iiifliaitelLuplui the - , moral condition
In, alMet half an.hoor, the King returned of the: people, '.The Greek priests aro pro.
fro - in, the promenade; • and ;soon after . the verbial for their ignorance. -
-.=This is sulk
mitsicians,' whir are,:nenainallY.attaelied . to: ing-.W here they 'erelirought into 'near_ cbm.,
,the rciyal..bousehold,- awl, called the Musi- • parison with the professors of other creeds.
que de..R4; matte. their Appearance.' , .1 Every:traveller wbo.has visited Jerusalem'
. As the evening -advanced, the
. personi-, must helm been struk with 'the contrast
who are gotiticd to what is called the nigh(l between the intelligdnee, wit,' andloarnihk:
of entre, Viltr',"other • words; who are; ex, / of the, friars of the 11.aan cenveet ; andAhe
p,ected to present themselves 'occasionally ' besotted and gross ignoranee of,the.Greilt;
ini the i c y - ail - hip; at the reyal.:residenee, be?,; monks; - Whosil 'superstitioeit. fanaticism
gin •to, make: their Appearance:: At- thel . but, lit:le • relootTtralitivti that of , the Mus,
French;ceort, the nr4,4_ family astvi . elmen;
,Thotigh the' .4 - tiptoed
seinl46 .together every, even in ;1 ;,e , dollkthwiniesionary sehools doe not mime
,roestic circle, the. ladies seated :at .round ;'t attack...the popular •religion; yet
tables. engaged inc s.omk . light . ..oodle.-work , 3:11, tendeticy niust'bC, if not to overthrow
destined ,to chatitable object, and tile
gentlemen wallthig about . the apartment,
and engaged in conversation* Here. the
'Diplomatic Corps; and various members
of French society, are admitted without
special and enjoy the facilities
of Fommunication 'with -the -Royal- Family,
.witheut- any ; formal' leave- taking ;
and thus pleasuntly.passcd three hours at
St. Cloud. , .
.•.POrefgil gorrapandence-olthe-Pr4.--Gaiet .
MEMORANDA 4).P.,..A.TpuR IN 'lll.B
Mr. Hi lk—Xnzeriran Missionary' School
—lts Effects—Enterprise oftheGreeks
—The 4merican Missionaries in the
East._ • • • ,
was-passed in the hospitable mansion -of
Mr. Hill, the American Missionary. Mr.
Hill's hospitality towards-his-eountrymen-i
-who visit Athens is - well known. The day
'of our afrival.he called upon us, and invit
ed us .jto, lle- was also kind
enough to opeU : hts-library, and, to place
at'our,disposal his invalutble..collection of
. Micient and.modern authors which illustrate
the topography and histofy of Greece.—
,Mr. - receives more guests than the
Court, and the respect paid him by 'travel
lers; would be - fla,ttering to the' Kitig:him-
The school which he' directs is ex-
ercising a most,salutary influence: - •-ft, now •
embraces several hundred pupils, male and
female. boarding school for Greek ,
girls is 'filled - with the daughters of the rich
Greeks of the - Archi el- cr I A r
It is-gratifyieg to kiiow 0f..1
-the,-Arneriean Levant ,
ate diiiusirea khowlcdge of the . English
rary treasures:: . English- literature is pecu- j
liarly - the literature . of civilization and free
dom ; and wherever it ,extends, , it carries
! with it the most • auspicious influences, for
the moral and Social - centlition.. The bur&
sorrows and indignant at the wrongs of the !
land of Ilomer = the - Avritingi and.s - peeches
of „British orators and statesmen; moving'
the patriotic sensibilities of Englishmen
with allusions to the heroisni - and patriot
ism of ancient• Greece—the whole body Oil
English literature rich in ..contribution to
letters and science, and the (-Asc . Of - civil
_it diffuses itself among
the isles and cities of Greece,, reawaken
the activity and energies of a people whom
ages of oppression. have OM taught to be
__NI ladydevo themselves_
with great zeal to,the noble work in which
they have engaged..' 1141 the countenance
of the government, they lire also educating.
female teachers, who 'may continue the
works in other parts, so happily begun at
.Athens.' The Greeks esteem Mr. Hillas,
a national benefactor.. I was struck with
the salutations he received, in passing
'of the population, who knew him only for
his philanthropic laborS. Several Ameri
can inissionartes have operic schools in
theAlorea, nod - other lights Of Greece; mid
Nv.ll ere ver I wandered through the Aorta 4
on. the bare mention that I was an m eri
can, I greeted . with an affectionate
‘varnith of feeling, and welcomed'
-friend of the Greeks,"
These schools: al: Important ngents itr
scattering the scedsfknowledge over the
fields where the earV plants of • learning_ :
first grew, but_it is essential
duce the arts and modern discoveriei iit
- science. The establishment of a Manual
labor school . by the g6vernment was in
agitation, when we Were at Athens, and it .
is,-to-he-lroped -is - now - in - raperation. lirej
culture of the soil, ship building, and . the
manufactures dependent upon it, and the 1
arts of practical life, must first be known E
with the modern inventions and discover-i
ies, before„ we can expect.. agriculture 4)1
-train to whiten the seas with
conun . ere.6_
the sails of the descendants of Jason. The
cunning and skill of the Greeks in handi
craft tvork is well known, and the numer
ous vessels - they build. 'shows an ingenuity
and capaqity w hick, aided by better auxili
aries, would effect great restilts., Active
and intrepid sailors, they carry their vessels
beyond the pillars of Hercules, along the
coasts of Egypt and Syria, and over, the
+lux ifte-into-the-se7r-iff - Azof:7 - I`tre cross
of Constantine May now he seen gleaming
in : every port in the Aletliterrapeqt, antr,
hardier, bolder,. or more
than ' 'the modern Argives; are not to\,he
f l ood, exceptamong the A tigle-Soson raec;
whose flags fly, upon every river antL sea!
that floats a,.vesiel. •- ' .
- One of the morit linmeiliately beneficial
effects of theie eejtnols a tll be the releas
ing of the popular mind from the grovel-1
and deliasin r MU ierstitici is w " •
iIM`C/7 6311111111. Tat) 0 -. 4 1 (1)41) 411 ? -7-11t Q,!".
it, at least to purify tinifliberafe it from the.
abuses which now render:it rather,an agent
of evil than gond. The missionaries will
thus accomplish two important objects—
the- morrl and intellectual' redemlitioti's of
,the American-missionaries,it• -imv ;
poseible• to exaggerate -the services. they •
are' rendering to humanity.: Whetherion•
the sands of E g ypt ; in - the eity -of COnetan
tine, on the plains - of Greece,..the Jails of
Syria; or:in the city of
xe-met_them,-1-havc foundlbeirtdevulud •
to the . enlightenment -and* improvement of . _
their . fellow men.. Braving the most, pee-
tilential Climates; leaving the delights . - of
hone" and kindred, compassing sea .and. • .
land- forthe :r furtherance of, their • philan?
thropic designs, undismayed 'by the_ terrors
ofthe periodical pestilence which scourges
-the. E n -st, I - know of no Ipidy of - Men 00: •
can be compared-with..the American' trtis- •
sionaries, for bold, zealods, and Christian
p latt thro py;' , -: 1 1•The - n m e - o f - th - e ir ceuntryr
which' is now respected •to - -the 'farthest
corners of the earth where liberty..is cher
ished, receives additional honor. from the.. _.
natiVe'S of the East; from-the-beneficent la, -- _ - "• --
liors of the- ntiss'ionaries.-_ Their hospitali,...-
ty and kind attentions •to_ the American .
traveller,, is too well known to need com.
Prb;W r t 11 7 e.itern • Todd.
THE PRE N0,114.1 7 :2 - 0P MIND.
Extianfrom . a Lecture ilelivered before a
Lyceum in the Military Tract, Illinois.
In these hitter day.revlations, - altspeci ,
illation -is Su persetledin -Tegard -to theplie.---- : -. ;
niitena . of mind.• Its poWerit 'and faculties;;
propensities and , leading inclinations, pas--
sitinsand rulitig. M 111161. 7 42, bre all surveys
ed, laid-down on_a. Map. anClineedrawn; .
'making as perfecta geography of ,theheati, -
as A diagram of the .Military ..Timet.--L4,-... 7 - -
phrenologist'can tell you more in'five. min--
Meg about yourselves, than you or any Lindy
else Could ever•knd mit in' all . . yeur•lices: '
Tile Itae,if-toWn laid out on-'the inside'of '
your. head, and every.eitiien has his- ow*
separate . residence, With the .buildings
numbered, and, streets, lanes, - and alleys. •
regular: . . 'l'he . outside of .the head is left
r_tuirely to = the agrieultaraliSl.. - The Ore- 7
nologist makes . small. stir * ._.
hen he en- .
ttern his,dominions, and sets the. pecple ,in •
motion each one according to his own will.
Ile..has appointed I.lllr. Firmness, residing .
at No 15', at theo crown of his head, as
Governor of the town. B it this tinker, ."
like most politicians who reach high.,places, ~.
has hiS troubles. : -Mr., Combativenbis,'
-who:- with-his - war - neighbor- and kinelmani. --
-Mr. DeStructiveness, together 'with Mr.'
Philoprogenitiveness, who Of course' has
the-most numerous family in town,:eccupy -•-.
i all the "Northern Libsities." • Now there
`are no less than twelve families out of the
thirty-five who are marked doWn as - being:
) relatives of this same Combativeness. 'As
'heis a strong, wielted,,blen&Ktadetrfel: ' •
oat ,it 'IR nut difficult to discover what
trouble . must attend the civil authorities, . ..
Iwhen he is bent:on a row, especially dur- . .
ing_the holydays, when Ile cares for_mitb,.....l
tiyg hut to drive* it through, right and left.,
I After all, it-is not so bad a town as might
I be. There sre times of peace and liar•
limono, m hen
_good feelings . prevail. • Mr: -
AI irthluinems; who resides 111 No. 21, is* _ !..
eminent foritismihility:to promote these •
• diSpositions. and it he calls on Mr. Tune,..
- who lives in No. 32, and is the head Mu- -.
isician of the place, with his band who are-
I marked down as nine* number, the gala. : .
tAlays 9f fun and frolic b4r.,iii, , They issem--
ble at the City 'lintel right by Mr. AcOuie-
niceness, at Nll - .13 - , -- old and young, in the - 1
hest finery and fashion of the times ; and '
it is nokziliffieitliTtit — :lll6 — rillogist to act
a dance or any other sport on foot. Some,. .
times a cotillion, somaimes a contra dance,
the gentlemen atl.on one side and theladiee •
on the other balance 'partners-right and •
left—down the middle, &c. &c. The nini-
- ble - mittire of - these performats are repre
sented las excelling all the gross move
flesh and.blood. --
The novelty of this 'pretehtled science,
however, by which many become-wise,: -
.witty, brave, and -accomplished; wholieveir•
suspected their cOndition before, will hard—
ly disturb the order of nature, or, withhold .
what-she has- given: or • confer what she -
hat, denied. I • apprehend that the sun.
moon and state will continuo to revolvetitv
thoifahits, - night fiillow day, endrille.ses
sons perform. - their annual round;-notwith. .• • .
'standing the magic influence of phrenolot
Creel ITorizert.— . The . Gretik women:of'
Pinyrna are fiimptitifur theireharms:. Their •
,is. singularly piclureSque, being the: •
same costume tia - the _better class oflltei: ..
. tv'omen. rin
If • esists of Anotie. 7
large tro'irifers, falling loathe and-vestri
. f 2 yelv et, lirduid
v•tibroide,reil zones, ennfined•tiiith
gold or silver': Their. black tres ses wart
unconfined 'over their • shouldeis,' or .ard.'
Vund rottin, the head intertwined •
roses.. The stature of tho Creek women , • ,
Stnytna 'rather heloiriban ythove
Their beauty ;14's tip
Green:n- fnee, - the 'coal blael(„eyes,,whiOh; „ •
erisikle liki - dititimds :set in a field'of, var l . , . •
tntllien 'and the
. eombitied expreitsiontie• , • •
olaSsiaally moulded 'features, fresh colors.,
Mid the - stift, languid air:tibich . :the elbaatik: •
gives to - therorm and countenance.`
•CIiARITY—t"My fripride;" said tiltnintetei
I .inid t ha t charity .was
.the lowa ot, our speeirtilley;
you Underatood tiky specie. I tc9.Scon.niiii toe.
CASIOII, y 914 Will not labor under the'estm'emittake*