Carlisle herald and expositor. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1837-1845, March 10, 1841, Image 1

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Citiiisti;MArch 3;1841'.--St
Y virtue of . ,stnolry`writs of V . crlitioni , Exponas
"tii 'me
.ilirected i . issued out of' the .. .Court'of
OmmonTleaa of the ecointvziff Cumberland, will
he cipiised to public snleon'Saturday the'27th day
.of March, 1644,:iit .10 cdClock A. _N1 . ..0f said tiny,
at_ iie Courtllouse io4lic..borOugh of Carlisle; the
' following describettlleal Mike, vizi . .
A Tract-or/Timid situate in' North Mid=
%%Ron towosliiii, Cumberland county, containing
• .Ninetyf.sliviieres, more or less, bounded by hinds of
-Abraham Hkrick, William-Baker,
anti others', liavink Armco, 'erected.
large TWO STOl2lr STONE• 110 USE, a large
z STONE, BANK 11A11,N,aiiil other out houses.—
Seizeil and taken in execution as the ptoperty of
Peter Hetrick.
Also, A lot of.grotunkituate in the. bor
'..ongh' of Carlille;liou oiled' a hit Of :inciihDuey
fon;the West, Richardson the East, nn Alley
on the South, North 'stern on the North; containing
60 feet in breadth, aml. 24:0 feet in depth, more or
less. Seized and taken io 'execution aslhe property .1
o(ltobect 1). Guthrie, Acc'ti.'
Also, .A. lot of around sittuite in Monroe
town Ship, Cumberland county, containing. one acre
' and forty perches. more. or • less; inning theAn
erected; a 'Fitn..limise, Bark. Shade, IllaCksmith
Shop, and, Other - not houses; there are 23 vats and
, 3 Yard. - Seized and Mken in
execution as. the iirdperti' of Thomas Williamson.
.'' Also, A -Lot of :Ground. situate inilihe
borough or-cartister-.-coptaining.:l2lect iii breadth. - ,
and 24u feet , ip - . clCtitli; more or less, adjoining : a lei
'of Rufus E. Sloipl(v.en the r :Ist, an :111.1.v tat the
alot of Mrs. Boyle west, and I.oigher
itreef otr erected; TNVO
STORY LOG I.IOUSE. and other.ont houses. Seiz
ed anti taken its
.C.XeCtitiflll- as the propertyof John
' And :inn he snld he tar.
• • • • I , AeL„NAITIN,-§beriff.
Sherira Office,.? . .
Carlisle, Feb:S4l., 5 3t, • -
Amongst all the ithplements of,husband
l-y, in point•of usefulness, the roller ranks
second . -.only to -the plough ;: its_value
many 'particulars is so: obvious, that is
really remarkable .that it. is not in more
general use . I livethotlght-that a sug
gestion of some of them through the me
iqiuri) of
.SQur_paper,..might_make impres
' sions':which:. would 'lead - to. experiments;
which . l• have great COnfidence . in believing
would accoMplished'ivith_profitable re-.'
sults. Wheat, y‘fhicli is most benefitted
by its use, shotild,be rolled three times;.--
__wff orlE s ALE & ,.. L RE TAIL - lirst_immedia tely_afterAh
COpper, Sheet Irma aud xi - and harrowed ot ploughed into the ground,
,by which the_seed is• compactly- fixed in•
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the earth', prepared forimmediate growth,
• •
• . and exempting it, from the' injury incident
to its. partfal exposure in loose and. often,)
Itimpy groUnd:—Again, as late• hilhe fall
- • • as" the season"' will eIIOW, ivhereby the
' earth, after its exposure •to the fall rains
and perhaps frosti, is fixed compactly about
the roots of the plant—thus well prepared
to receive 'the "winds and cold of winter;
and, again as early in the spring as the
ground is dry enough to receive the roller
without sticking 'to it, by_ whielt the:plant,
always more or less forced to the kurfAc, i
by the frosts of winter, is again restored icl
its place and finally fixed..—prepared. to
commence its growth, with the first,geniall
rays Of - the spring sun. Every farmer,
however limited his observation, knows
that the effect of the winter and early spring
is to crack the 'ground; and if he will but
lake. the -pains closely to examine those
efacks - in - the - month - orMarchJle-wilffindl
the ,delicate 'roots of • the wheat crossing- I
them all directions.—These roots, are
consequently exposed to the high winds
ard frosts of: early'spring, and ii.requires •
tiff argument to convince that the plant is!
=ch.:injured by such ex,posbre; indeed,:
the same close examination at dilater period
will eshibit the exposed root. entirely des
troyed. ''he remedy for tliiTis the roller,
anal it is 'effectual. :'lt is at this period too
that cloVer - .Soedis sawed . ; the.roller gives
it a'bed in the 'earth. from which itimme
.diately takes 'root without la lug exposed
, upon the surface, awaiting 'the - contingency
of h heavy rain-to give it place. .
__Llleildes:thw--advantages—to—ther grain
which I•feel confident would he'equel 'to
five Umbels to the acre;_yourffleld is made
4state . of ,qyzilrew Skorr•cr, deed
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Tate TF.STAMENYARY on the estate id:
• Andrew SlE:wer; late of West Penosborougli.
township, deceased, halite! i4sue:ll , l the subscriber'
ill 'due form: Notice is lit - ,reby given to all persons',
indebted to the estate of said decedent, to make im- i
-,,-- merliate - onymem;foiat hostrhAving via igif teilfireweiifi
. .
them for settlement
JOHN' Fl§lll3linN,
Executor of Andrew Shower, deed
Westpenttsboro!tp - • : '
17, 1841.---Gt. • S
-01:k 0:013 : tat ttrca
IFIE SUBSCRIBER, thankful for past 'favors,
would inform the public, that he continues to
manufacture itt his old stand in'Norh Hanover street,
aarlisle, opposite Cornman 7 s hotel, every article is
the-line-of:his-business, such as „.• •
acoallPubz.ii 6.1/ea - Laz o
Wash Kettles, Dgc Kettles, Hatter? Ket
jles, House Spouting, nd every variety of
mums, Voce
Drip,i4lig : Pans;
offerit'for sale
Cooking, •Pailo.itr,
Chamber and (Nice
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for wood or coal, of every varnAy aim pattveit—all of
which he ivill.dispose of on the most reasonable
N. He:sttse has 'l3r sale the improved - Rotary
Cooking Stoves, which are, superior to' any ever 01 7
rei'ed iti this *pla'ec. J. F.
'Carnal- Feb 3,
13 . 00TS,A'S'D SHOES.
• - ;Water Proof Ladies and ;Centlethen's
tOyerts4oefai - Glint - dunt and Leather Shoes, and
e;iery - other - difiteilptitur otittaiWaTid - Shoes, for. sale
unusually low • at the Hat and Shoo store, opposite
Pimop:Woutlerliell's Hotel. _
• - ' '• • CitAS.'OOILBY.
4s, 1840. • .
That large pnd eommoilibos Stone
,'•;a . .. a hiousc, now in tlij nieupaney
.470 z".. i ikT =Forney; tog-i.ther with nearly vise let's,
-•of ground, in 'Lowlier street, near the
spring, will ho rented : for one- year
ttil %Lin, liersOit 'wishing to vie* the property will
.041 06 'either id the Subscribers:
: :1•; GEO.: W. :SW:AFTER, ?
fo ) 841 - I •
` it large" aisDrimeut ot• goods to my.
• - 14.4mfrtsteek i will sell off the same grFat i ly rer
•Ildeed Pkteesrpr • • ,„, . ,- • ,
tri supply thethsettes ' ,oer,'y
Cassbneresi enssinettS, Flannels,
4PNYM e ei n °u s o B verteq4N c;aliopes,.llornba
imes; Ace: will dig well 'to. eallos,l.Ftm de
termiried to •sldlits - tiw,-.if•• not lo‘4r,
itshmeot . .iilithe borough:-
WO.. stand, .opposite sonon - Wooderliehys
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7De0:13 * 18.40.i • . , ;: • '
9. pl afre--7- It rrtit
. fel 17 7)g. • ...
At thi t tfkriod, We arerriFare that theSe,'little ones.'
which, are near and dear tti us;'Sulfl4;'Vel 4 3,- ranch: ' '.l
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PCr.oftio,.. take thia,opportunity.of informing the milt
, le ef,the geeitt !tenefit,fleiiVell , . from die use of- 1)e.
arlavSo' ottani , . , Syrn it: nii• cii,ltlisk Cuttin,g Teeth.
This medicinal found , to meduce relief, as soon' as
:,Stmlie . d.te giic,cosi it; , - is-pleas:li l t end, effectualk , I
. :ffellev . py . ,in,re n emnmending,it to the publioiatil. am '
ilctAiß4t.wl ; save i many ; night s , tit; swept ;Towle. to :
P.!,4'994 c ogittmeses,hesideapreveuktiOg,tlise danger.--
'49,Asvirpot,ol., sviAiedi aisy thousands 'annually" - ' ..:A
-di 7,4.1, i,;. : - :.1..ii .* z , ..', , :" . ..,-; ~.. .". WM...JONES: . e
fr z!etit,,,,;,, 1 4,iintlA str t ectv,abovelViliciF, :
.. pc e. Dr.:4;
.kitlyeis & .., Co, Cadislej and
• IP.. AO; iiineilitarg Pa ' - • - ' '
Nor Store . in Rhipperisbutg%,and for.idde by,
A Wig)L - 0.4e. ABRAMS. .1
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A FAiim Y . N . EW§pArgir k :4IEVQTE.I6 TO NEWS / apiljilie s , totiOtine:E, - ,THE ARTS AND. SCI.p7NCFS;;A:RICITIATUR.R r AMLISEMENT,. &C. S.C.
xußieviAirvit.s. - 36.
From the Baltimore American Farmer.-
CARLISLE. Feb. 1.1;1841.
To the Editor or: the . AMerican Va'rmer :
For several years I pave been in :the
habit of levoting all the time I Could'spare
from, a busy and professional life: to the
pleaSures of agriculture.': ltprieanthe'plea
!gere—Of' seeing the business Of a farth well
done, and-trying to discover how it might
be tlone•better: I flatter . myself that - I have
succeeded in making : s onic, - useful experi
merits, and have tested
various Luc
cess Ilie - iniptoicments SoggesiiOns- of
others. Several years of experience' has
convinced me -of the great -usefulness of
the roller,tis applicable to every , thingthatl
a farm raises, and 'with - the hope that it
may induce the use of it:by others, I have
made the inclosed article for the "Arneri
can Farnier,!l4o„which. I feel:under some
, obligation to contribute soipething return
for — the too di — pleastire - Mitd — in - hinting - On
I whiclif have derived from its "
several years. Respectfully, "
level and.mosioth, lit for: the cradle. or the
,scythe --an ,seythe-an inlyantag,e Which , every
farmer will readily appreciate: .
• Rolling is a speedy operation—two hor
des' eandly. going'. over twelve a'erel day
follerproperly- Made; and it hi'Very
' light work forliorses--:-more'sO than -draw
og - the-liglitest-harkm,
several persons to have abandmied the ifSa
of, -the roller,- becatise it was 'hard 'on liciry
ses:.‘, This 'was attributable'entirely-to the
mode of its construction;' and that I may
".communicate. morn' distinctly all the,infor
mation. that I have • upon' this...subjec, I
hereto : mine* a rough draught or ortip Which
I , ltave useilupon'my faini rte Vera Mir's:
The . yiallcrs. are • solid, mid eitch:three feet
a •half twenty 7 tivo inched 'di. ,
ameter,'. 'Cho: principalfraine is of 'stuff'
three, and - a half by, Nur and a half inehesi
anti Testi' upnwthe gudgeons' of "the rollers
which - areiof.3 iron; end kept,lii their place
by striipw of irofr stireWnifilin',• the - 16*er
side;' one roller - bein't nett' anit' a
.half in pdvance of the tidier. %life Oiece
of tirii her ;between the elioldiV,he
about an inch and a half' thick' by five igclies
Wide' hi the . eentrebecupying
by ~its ' thiChesis; and getting sufficient
-strength,. by would
nillers of, i : greater,:diammer 'Mader- or oak,
-Whole length of , stlie - ,frbine'efecteil
• te, hi:llllsnd , purpthie. Of.4gi g lid di
'donut weight ti; theyollet,When
jund,'„ivliiCh' may alicfbelised.'forthn''pii , ti,
jpose ofiremovingsione;fromthefiela„*hic,ii
thp7 driver fifty- be impleyedi f faking:At
Ache:.pasies along - • '•I• NU'
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• „. The season for gardening is fast approach
- and those whoAesire_!_an.Learly_ T prop,
have .no . time, to lose in, pre paring for. it. - -
no Arai - thing which -requires.their,etten
• tion; is to aee' that their garden is• under
gooil fetthes. , ,there single: faulty
gannet, ihe.hoga.and cattle will be sure : to
' find it, and the labor of a what.' season
. may. be destroyed in a single:night. .
You should have prepared for your-gar
den a sufficient quantity of well rotted sta
ble 'manure, without which success inzar
denitig cannot be expected in our country.
. This should be well and evenly mixed - with
the soil afteriChas been broken '-up'deep .
with the - piOngh or spadd - and Completely
ulverized, and Made light and friable. In
oils - where strong. clay. predominates,, it
-may hellecessary to use lime .or. ashes a - -
Jong...With e...rnan u re, ;_ ,and,_ sometimes _a.
Mixture of sand is highly- advantageous.—
After yifur - garden - is - thus prepared, the ,
next subject to be; considered is the quality
Of the seed. to. be, sown. , These should be
of the most perfect kind, saved froin plans
whiCh:lmd attained full minority:
When your. seed .are 'sown,. during ihe
progress - of their growth the - ground should
be worked, anilvery.weed...extirpated-as-;
scibn as it Inatiiiiii•apiiearancei , that your
vegetables, May have the advantage- of all
the moisture and nutritious patticles.
tabled. in the. soil. - If the 'ground is. not I
well broken up, • and 'well worked alter
wards, the.conseqitence . will bc that_ soon;
after . the, y,pting - plants put forth their roots, ,
they will meet with-a-hard and - unfertilizdd
stratum of cartlt which they cannot pene
trate, and-soon , h6come sickly, and eithei l
die at once-for want of .nourishment, or at,
most attain bet a -meagre and
, - tiaprofitable
growth, 'and your crop will be deficient
both in quantity and quality. Persons of
ten Complain of--the climate and_season,.
when their gardens, fail, when - the - fault-is
in themselves, ; because of their Avant of
care and industry in their. proper cultiva
tion.. .
, ..,
Aniong the best succulent vegetablea - of , before they have
,been filly initiated into
the garden are beans, peas; Carrots, pow, • its pleasures. Everywhere throughput the
toess_beets;.eggllants, tomatoes, squasheit„'valleys these.ritisletoe gentry tire called by
parsnips, asparagus, oy - sten : plants, oniona, i the original, if not altog4e . r el:lisle cbgno
' ''• &e • some of these, particularly, the. egg : men of "Blacldegs.' Jilt, history of this
and oyster plants, are too much neglected.- L euphoneous epithet, - or the .- reason -- of-its
- Theyare highly nutritious and - aTgr — ie filii= l application - to - so-distingtt-islied-u - Variety of
licacy, and ought to be every where brought : humanity, is tiohno*n. The subject is
into common use. The vegetable raised one of considerable interest, -and worthy
in the greatest abundance, and mostly used idle early attention. of the Historical Soci
by,rnany persons, is the cabbage. . ! ety, to which it is respectildly c m
This-is pefliaps, the least nu-,, in reality, r i • It was the. fortune of tit). steamboat Sea
tritiou's of any thing raised in "the g iraiile:Serpent of:Citicimpti, coremanded by Cap
-occupies much grmind and is very un- ; taro Snake,. on - her return from New Or-.
profitable. When :cooked, it is considered i leans in the spring of 1 , 837, to - number
unwholesome, producing cholics and flatu- , among her cabin: passengers several highly
lency, and imparting very little nourish- ' respectable Black-legs, .- r One of • them,
i Major Marshal 'Montgomery, a oath's of'
mem. The ground - occupied in the col
" Old Dominion," bonged to the Paul
Lure of - cabbage - as a food'. for man, might : the
always be better employed. .• '; ' IClifford school; and int;eed, bad s _ forsome
- •S f traivberriels are a very gratefullpit and • year§ past, boindicstiau - ny • to the. merhof
11,1tliy. They can be raised to great per- I_ -Mr. 'Bulwer' . s romance , by making the
feetion, and part of aiery garden should be hero of one of
.them .hit great, prototype.l
set apart for them. The vine'also„is•wor. -_ln stature, the Major t'yus_ . •,oYer i .tsix AO,
thy - 6f isanniiniii `it is ra i se d, an dth e. l muscular, and - , finely proportioned. His
grapes will furnish a delightful desert for taste -in dress was only surpassed by the'
your table. ' • i. courtliness of hia'manners, and thtliready"
Sufficient attention isnot paid to garden- 1 flow of his conversation, In 'what, cam - -
ing in our state.' - It is a healthy and pleaS- ' paign he had won'the l aurels that gave him
ing_emp_loyment,as well att._profitable. A ;ilis military title, is unknown.. It has,beea
well Celtivated garden ad& greatly to the
, - c - ofileatifted - tliutAlit - tv'arlike - prefix ~,to his
comforts of ,a . family, 'and yields a consi ' name, may have- resulted from the luxu
de.rable portion Of their sustenance. Where i riant brace of black whiskers. ivhich gar- -
there is room edoughlyou ought altitays to nished his eheeltit. ' •:. .
add to your kitchen garden,- One' filled With ' On .a certain - days after dinner, the lacks
choice fruit and' flowers. AlmOst every having retired ',to theirobin for a' sciesta,
person beholds p'erfeet fruits, and 'beautiful the gentlemen as usua sat down to Cards,
flowers, with a, degree , of pleasure. which 'chess and..baelc-gaam n. The boat :had
never palls upon, the sense, and richly re- -lust "wooded," and: viss nobly.:breasting
pays the labor of.their production, 1 Ithe current of the'. rivesat the rate: of eight
,' •
.! kiwis an , hour, Cap tin 'Soak ha--*
TtiLER: • •=l : once traVelled thintigh all the
States of Mine, - 'With. one them 'era
chaps: He. nine p i
His skin I 'ooked filre_ . ~ blown liladiler alter
sonio of the air has leakA''out, - . .kinder
wrinkled and rump' like, and 'hie - eye as.
dim as a lamb • tE - b - Cii - j i,Vb - i - on, -4 -- shert: al
lowance of ile4 - • Ile . ptit:me• minil:Of
pair of kitchen tongs, all ieks,.slitiffe, and
head, and no•: belly. ; real gander-gutted
looltirt as •a• bamboo
walking' Cane, and twice .He
bs - if, - be had breti• off
a'rach at sea; and drag ed. through a gini
laiyer. Tbinks' 'I,
thi'Lord a'inbeey oil your Clients yew !inn
gry, balf-staived,loOking critter, you; piu'd
eat 'em up alive 'as sure tirtAlici'Lorrl made
Yon are just the chap , to sirain at
a•gitif and:swallutir - plt;, shank,
and • - •
• - Nor so . EAdr:—An old gentleman 'ivhn
had stedied:theoliTiCalatibjects
much' fophis brains, deterrained try'hie
kick , at , nreirching‘nothing. doubting- that
matter and 'fornt nvould be giiin'hini'nitli=
out nnytprenaratirinion part.'
ingly; on-!siihqify . he .aseelided the pulpit,
sung 'praye.d, , read, hie teit and - then
stopped:'' stand 'u-good' *bile on: o'tje
.leg: then on 'the other;'
towards the*reftere; then Onithe' 'fforitin
*mereilees quattilary:^"Ktlleigth'l6,,hitinie
came to his',Fplief:.." 'Any- of you -'downthink'- y
there thinotr..ean:preaelt,'"juet just' uji
. IIi eI;ATI ( OPC B. * P*.
teltelfie aiVfira*!.ol.47
a liiiiirjd; that State,: which: ; had
formerly ..behingeit 'to 'hie
. ' granttifathei.-4- - !
Therkhnd'heefifor:rit'neip.- _gef an
if 66 041
bat it vae~fhe ' saine ` old knife ` after
Edited issid Published for the Proinfietor,lin Carlisle, Ilignibealand Colliety, Pa.
IrmoAaissnbaz atuuratips iku,Autalk Ivo aoaao
'Theannexed exquisite . `little 'gem is from the'pen
of “Phazina'i (lifrqield)' , cif the:New Orleans Pie
giYTlo- - " •
Old Erin, Erin, has. eattered o'er;cartli,
-Wit s poetry,misdom; and music and mirth;
-.The Emerald everitholigli•cbthined in the Bea, I. ,
Melds lustre to brighten: the . eliniesef the free;
Her 'statesmen, her iVarriOrs, her patriots roam,
And her prophets find honor in every, land ; 4 -•
Whit,: Erin, poor Erin, still sits it; the foam.. .
Of old Oeeau, yet weeps !aeath despotic command.
.She's the birilidpluse of genius but never the home;
She still rooks the cradle; but builds not the dome. f
'lnver like .the green.jewel; dispensing herrnya
Though a diadem slavelor conqueror's gaze:,
Yet proud and yet bright-shall tbyWestiny. be,
First flower of -theearthiand-first-gern of the sea!
Tale's of the Queen City. ,
_ ,
Putting a Black-leg on Shore.
A numerous' and peculiar race of inndern
gentlemen may be found in the valley of the
IVliSsissippi: A naturalist would 'probably
describe Them as a genius of bipeds; grega 7
rious, .iniPhibions and. migratory. 'They
,• seldom travel . " solitary and alone ;" are
I equally at.homoon land or.ivater; .and
t certain vultures, spend' mest..of
tern in. Mississippi and Leuisiana - Oheir
summers in the Thigher•latitudes :of Icon
tucky and Ohio. They dreSs_
and eleganee;
_carry gold ..ehronometers
their pockets; and swearTlvitlutheimes't
genteel precision. ..They are supposed to
. e.ntertain..ati especial abhorrence of the pre
vailing temperanCe fanaticism 4„and,. as a'
m a tidy_ o . conscience, enter:rd - aily-protest
against. it,.by sipping-"mint-juleps" before
breakfast,' " hail-stornis-!, at dinner, and
"Old Menolimaliela" at 'tilt. The,selify;
tlemen, moreover,o are strong advocates . r
the race-course and the eoclt-pit; and, with
a benevolence which ilicy hold to be truly
commendable, patronize modest merit, by
playing chaperon to - thesb-wealthy young
" . ,apjl, lie, having
nothing •elge to- do, wts fain. to join in •a
rubber of whist; and it so happened that
lie Mathe Major weri seated at the same
table. _ This, : game,. al, the suggestion..ef
li.ipelVllatgomery,34 s_soon_changed---to
i,"loo;" and, played wit varying success,
immntil at-length a pool o considerable ag
c ni.tuf.lo. bag,
.nicni mull . ' Re .: As Ihe.contest
for. the increasing; sta e advanced, much
interest was excited am ng the by-standers;
and'still more in. theip yers, -with: the ex•
i:eeption of. the Major;miteree. staid expres
i_sin of coootonanoQ.vs, . sebjetit•of.gen
-1 ,
• era' 'remark.
~ 1 16, sehaed careless about
i. the run of "the •carde,, alill threvi.thetit as if
ouite.regerdlese_pe . til , napting . spoil ) that_
'l a y . before”l ) ip i , • :,41.1 th the garne..was
k i
t f
litkrotinated..„,.Thelie goddess disclosed'
,preference for the Jijosi.v, permitting
hint•te win the "peel I,amountiog - to near
,hundred dollars ] . 110' suee l ess. : pro-
Auced_ no ontWertlsigt efloy;,,heieemeti,
indeed,. almost sorry be ,
Take th e
,noney Of' it' f riends; ,ant,l ; with .
trincliYeenipoiure, of a ' iier. proposed to
contihne . th e "ploy,; mg, at.
time, a Very, polite at e i.of . 114 i icTraei Jo
any 'gentleman at .t Jto . le,, who 'might
heed a teMperary lee, .1
." la the ,groepof....el
tall,'soi . udie4fool y!
I,..Wegterkljeserve,„i t i,
t,O,•the 6, otilliCtith;' , a , :l
minntfacitire'ot ,wotej
England' eP1 6 41 8 b '
The 'fiKeernionger
,ganie from the b7egip
his e.yes,ifmnfthe,Ati,
i I.OWl.Mni i pc - yeice,j. 1
'brietti ` subjectk, ; l, ~
iiii'lV:'.. .f.....',">. -
:Ow Major la9k6
of ,i 4 , Com gat*, tttri
OgNii-)40Y09, 1 M
7,!'494,(heyei. pp
ire pertin'efice:'''
down :any
up, fouiul tker gime
upoil bin) .
fe , 'or Your ; , 141:0e
a. .
-„,• , • . .
''Noiv, Mister, continued Jonathan in
his drawling tone and, with provoking cool
ness of manner, ",you had'nt . ought to let
them there little speckled pa,Ste-boards‘play
hitle'airg6 seek in
,your coat . '
: This remark, accompanied *with ; a knoW
ing-„wink..of. the . speaker'S
.eye,. ; instantly
• tianiforrtied' the Major into a y . outtg, earih
quake.. • Springing upon his feet,, as if
bent...on blood and carnage;,be bahled 2 out
at: the •top . of.his voice,... •... . • ,
! "Do you mean to ineinuate, , you Yen
flee pedlar—you infernal...wooden nutmeg,
that I !rave cheated'?" ! -•.4- - .1 '
The; yaung - :cheese merchant, leisurely
rolling as huge end of . teliacco from .one
leheek to. the
_other, and_lOoking. the. Major
steadfastly in the eye, replied with impur
table gravity,' - - . •
•,. "Why, you're the
,beatomest chaps I'
.'e'Ver-seed: wlityinsinevatetrthatyou cheat
edt r ditrat nohow : but if yoa don't
•behaie a little'getitee.jgr,'-I,,cOncltide I'll tell seed % you drip a card under your
Sleeve, when yitu Won that. everlasting big
pond of:money.." - • • : . . • . .
.• " You are a liar," thundered the ,Vajor,
.. .
in a petted." whirlwind ; at. the ..saine time
'attempting itt ring..liieltainboo in.'sooritact,
With the shoulders of his- antagonistt-but
Jonathan.Leaughtthe descending cane in . 1i ia
lert hand'. and; in turn; planted' his dexter
fist,,,with , considerable impulse,. on:Ahe
'loser end-4f, the.'Major's
,breast bone, re.
- Marking, . - :.-
.' "* . l t aay;Vister, make
,youraelf skerse
FtlicreTor you'll run right ageing' tliatthl
' of. inyarni." - ' -•' 7. ..- --.
Unfortunately for the re4utation - of Major
Montgomery, at. this Jnotnetit, a card fell,
from his coat sleeve, and,. with, it, fell...his
courage; for he turned suddenly round to
the table - to - secure the - spoils of victory. -
The Captain, however, had saved him the
trouble, haiing himself taken !up the•-mo.
tiey, .for' the purpose: of returning . it-, to
those to whom it rignthilly belonged, The_
Hajar, finding, that his. winnings and his
•-reputation, were both" departing, became
oliee'rnere highlyexcited; and-niter - et! dire . ;
ful anathemas affainat those who might dare
to - question, his honor. . . .
'lt is;perliaps, generally 'known . to the
muter; that the captain of a steamboat on
the western waters is ; of necessity; as ilea
-pi:Ale- as the Grand 'Turk.
-„'he safety of
his boat, and the comfort o f his passengers,.
!in performing a long and perilous trip, re
quire; indeed, that such shopld-be the case„
Between' port and port lie is sometl.nea
'called to act in the triple capacity of legis
lator, judge; and . executioner. .It is ru-.
mored, perhaps without arty foundation,
that in cases of great emergency, more than
one of these commanders. have seriously
threatened a resort to the salutary influence
of the " Second section." • Be this as it
may, travellers - on our western boats will
con'siilt their comfort - acrd - safety, by de
• porting 'themselves according to the - gentle- -
manly principle. , We throw out this hint
for the ptiblic'generally; and, in the full
ness of our .benevolence, 'commend it: to
the - especialnotice of tourists - from - the "flial .
anchored isle."
captain Snake made. no reply to the im
precations of the 'lllajor,...having far 'MO
much respect for his official station, to per•:.
! mit himself to - be 'drawn into a personal
conflict with One ,of his passengers. Step.;
ping - th - the7 - aithin door, hiti-Cleit-Slitiltv-oice
was heard above the din of the Major's
volcattiC burst of pasSieti nod the loud whiz
of the Sea Serpent. 'lnstantly the 'tinkle
!of the pilot's bell responded to the - order
of his commander,' and,the boat lay-to, near
the lee shore. Aga'n . the captain's
,voice .
1 , was heard. .'. . . '.. • . .. .-
~,,. "'Jerk!_than ',. e . yawl; Major Arotttgo
m ~,
tl i
1 ery :wishes to . go op aliore,', ~ '.•
• ••
• • "Aye, aVe, sir."' ' .. . '
The Miler looked 'round in-triter asten
.lshinent. . The Captain again called out,
" Steward! 'pot Major "Montgomery's
- he-wishes-to-go-on
116 re
V '
. •
i 4)e,a)e, s i r ! " • • -
The Major turned toward the. Captain
a . facelittlicating . a mingled feeling of
anger!hild disPuty, 'De 1) - ad seen too much
of life. in thc....Wcst.tiot••••to*--untlerstand...the•
fate that awaited him. • Before t , he could
make Up his mind. i tlie . ' be,sl.-mode
- Warding; off
~ the "impending ' catastrophe,.
out, "theyaiil is reedy . ,sir;".'
iiiid . the SteVrardiCried, ..'", the' . trunk is Or
toardotr., . - • -
ceptsai.Soulte,boWed,rertnally, and with
a courteous,. hut
.singularly. emphatic titan
per; said
• " Itiejer:MeintgOnniry, the yaWl'
-,the Wajni;, however, retrinE(l . --yid._ini,si 7 .
lion near the' 'Card-teat, and ;began to re
olonstrate, against sueh very esceplionable
treatment of a trginia gentleman,. w hose
. cherapter,liatt,never been questioned; ' . Hi;
Onelti4o„Vy 1 :broad intiniation, that on
'their tirriyal:at.:Pineannaii, -he' Shan't& hold .
the Captain ,pnesonally - . respiiiihle; under.
the maws. of 'NOY, the, (.:apttint
'at 'the Bp4' Serpent hotrod again moat pro,
'reandlyi and:turning toward- tke'doarof the.
cahih, said - paltely
Ftreman . assist
Viajori . , ,Atnitgontery
,into • the yaWl ; he
wishes . th
,ort shcire."- ; .; •
ytois i4re vials
fi'fell°W fro! the
,w1u1; EOM'
of cheese: f0rt411,9
That, 4h-riving' ,Islp,W
ming,qtdto, famous,
lieen watßbing the
g, and atlast,. fixing
kin Naittri*hl, in
ted to, a ,more lug
',The,redkutable Major, in the vain hope
tha,t,thn passengers w,oniti sustain hirn ,in
the_eontest, now: threw himself 'on ,hie',
served,rights, rati up the ; flair nf
,and, ferpoinusly - hrantlialted his ,'Bowie
knife; Atthis moment firentan,matle hie
sPOosr..llnCe..: ..110 , :nras,:a. groriii H o p:
!bolt len •„th -,06.45r4 .kllebs:ltt. the ,
veatilr o
P 0 , 11 ' 3 ; 4 ,0 g , his
eountrpnen,_he was an aspiringlellew,fer
he stood Sik.feet four in hiimocCasins, and
-exhibited corresponding : developments of
bone..and muscle. ; Hatless and coatless,
withtiakettarin4 anda'fiteellechined with
smoke and.ashes,. he Might have passed for
one, of old Vulcan's journeymen, who had
been_ forging ,thunderbolts loy ,Ippite r . ,.ii;
sortie reig&infernalis, . ; Ire stalked care
lessly .ilt. to, the bellocose Major,',and be
fore the lager was aware, of, it, seized the•
hand.. that-. held,' the upraised . knife,., and
wrenched it from. him. The, next insietit
the Major foUnd _himself...fairly within the
brawny-arms of his antagonist. 'hle grog.;
gled stoutly to extricate his elegant person
from such an ernbrade but in vain. .'Tie
fireman, _displeased -with-the-restless-Ails
position of his captive, gave hint one of
those - warm• fraternal hugs, which 'an old
bear is woattobestow upon an unmannerly
dog, that mey venture - to annity his retreat
from. a; festner's hog pen.l This loving
:squeeze 150. completely mollified the rebel
lious feelings of the Major; that he suffered
himself to•be passively led into the yawl:'
'The Oaptsin's'shrill voice
,Was again heard,
"yutl.'aWay,my, -boys, Major, Montgo 7
mery wishei to go on shore." - '-:•-
.- The oars dipped into the water,'hnd the
yawl .glided quickly to • the beach. ,_:The_ i
-afternoon Was. Cloudy and darkris"'drizzling
-rain - %tree 'falling; the-eon - on-wood .trees
wore a_ funeral no vestige of a lin,.
man habitation could, be seen upon either
shore, and the' turbid waters' of the Mis
sissippi, were hastening onwards,' as if to
- escepelltim such - ailoomy - placM '
Many-, of tlfd passengers supposed that
after the ajor had been disgraced by being
set on shore, lie would be - suffered to,re
titre ; but . those Wlio entertained this opi
nion-knew very little .Of the character of
Captain Snake', - Titat,Miijof Montgnindry:
should, be a black : leg, was in his estima
tion, no very heinous-unit., for he held
that in-this republican country; and 7 fhis
democratic age, every man has a:natural
and inalienable right to choose his own oc
.opation: , But after haviiig been pdrmitted
to play-"loo" with'the Captain . of the fast
,running Sea Serpent, that.the Major should
slip a
.card, 'and - then,' lubberly rascal, he
caught at it - --tliis was too bad—absolutely
unpardonable. - There.-yas something so
vulgar, so very unprofessional in such eon
ductohat it was riot to lie tolerated. -
-- The yawl-touched-the- shore._and._was_
hastily disburdened of its trunk; The Ma
jor; however, after rising-onliis.feet, look
ed wistfully back . upon the 'Sea Serpent ;
and manifested no dispoSition to take, re
fuge in a cane-breek:: Whereupon,lhe
Captain becoming impatlent,•cried out, . '
" Fireman, lend a hand to assist Major
Montgomery on shore." .
'The huge Kentuckian now began to ap
proach the Major, who, having no particu
larjelish,foranother fraternal hug, sprung
to_the'beech, and .sunk- to ' his knees in
mud. Thinking forbearance-Mo longer i
virtue, he poured out on the Captain a tor
rent of abuse; 'and, with wrathful oaths,
threatened to--publish- him,-and --his--ugly-;:
'snail-creeping steamer, from Orlean P ..• I
to.the alligator swamps of the Blirize. 'he
Captain made no reply, but the fireman,
A {
.roused by hearing such opprobrious terms
applied to.his beloved Sea- Serpent, called, '
out 'in' a voice,lhat We's echoed from shore
_to simre, _ - ' . • I- - ' •
- '"I :say, Mr. Jack-of-lt - Mires, li looks
rather tVolfY in these .parts.",
..` Shut your black mouth, you - scotin
drel," - retOrted thdNajor,boiling over with
• • "I say, stranger,".continuedthc fireman
nth-provoking good- hurnor,'"would you
Swap i Ahem buffalo robes• - on: your checks
forli Pair of Coon skins'?i' .
ne :!rajor stooped down for a stone - to,
hurl at his annoying foe, but alas, he stood
in a bed of mortar, and no resource but That
of firing another ollerof curses. .
___ . ll - 1211.01in Y.l) ea r fy____xejnired_the_rilie,_
-main,---"Lwhen•!-youl-W'ent- to be—rowed•op
'Salt River' again, jist tip -me the wink!;
and remember,. Mr. King-ixf-Chtbs, -don't
holler till you 'get out of the woo 4, or
you'll frighten all the varmintq." ''• . •
During• this colloquy, the young•cliceac.
merchant 'stood on the guards of tine "boat
a silent spectator, but at .length,"as if
!Hocked. by the dreadful profanity of the
Majdr, he raised his voice and'bowled put:
• "I say, • Mister, if you, was" away down
East, I guess
,'Squire. bagget would 'fine
you ever so much'fOr iWaring so wicket
-.'-4.hat's.the hoW."
.' • ! 7 .---
-me' Odes bell tinkled, the wheels re.
sumed their gyrations, and again" the tna ,
'er. ! stic; Sea Serpent,
"W 4114 the wuter like a thinii of life."
.Tonatlian, with a look in, which the an
eina and.t,he comic' were anions's , : blend
etl; ,turned big eyes- first tpivards the Cap
,upon the *jot', and
"Well, now, way tlyene tqa ni
eapreins nothing .to nottotlY,
•-• • •
Atill ilatiftlintinated one of those. little
epis.oiles in the:tlrayne - ttf life, not..uticom
mon on 146 ,Weistefit.watets.
•Gnitalmatea)...-H‘‘Saintny," said a fend
father to his ion, : who was just; 'studying
English grammar, "our eat caught a - rat.--.
in _which ease is, the noun. eat in this sen
tence?'.'. "TheizeMinhlive" replied
my. ".Very gond—very godd,
but the-rat,--is the sat in .tlie nouiinative
ease.' tiior !t,Why , no: siri" .hesitated
Sammy. "!the;, in•tyes sir;
the rat is,jn-rrl t a, , ,o,"Nthatr, "whysir, he's
jive' very,
at amurtcboy. you. maY
go doitvkhead, - • .
• - „ .
tarEaßamoo . voLlo,43,,,--wou 40.
• • ' '"Fathei', foriiite tlid#o l
--Go,prattit infldel=zstatalftlio'po-i.t.
,"heathen learningt ,explore
the workS of Onnflichis--exandne the pre-;.
depts.of Senaci"nrid the writings of Soeripi
tbs. the• excellencies.' of the
ancient and mOdern.:Moralists,•andlioltittO.
a sentence equal to this simple , prayer of
the Saviour., 'Reviled and histtltedstif
fering -the: groSest. indigpitieS; eroWned
wfilt thorns, and led away to die, no.anni
hilathig-eurse breaks from lifs breast.
Sweet and placid :its-the asPiringS of a mo-:
titer Air her 'turning, tisectids a_prayar
matcy'on his enemies. " Father, forgive
them." • ( - Y; -- it -- ws
,worthy. of. its origin,,
and stamped with the - bright seal of trutli•
that his mission was froth 'beaten .
_:Acnnaintaticies, -Entice-yen-aver quarreled...?.
Friends, have yon 'differed? if be wino is`
pure and perfect forgave his bitterest.enel .
Mies, do yott: . Well to: cherish 'your zinger
Brothers, to yon the precept is iMperatiVe;
you Shall forgive-hot seven times, but se= .
van times seven . • '
' • Husbands .and wives,,yotiliaTe - iiii . right
to expect perfectiOn'in each other. TO err
is=the lo.t..of_hurnanity _lllness- witi-soin e----
tiMes make you petuldnt, and disappeint- .
went ruffles the smobthest temper. Guard,
I; with unremitting .vigilance; -
.your .passions ; controlled,- 'key are"-tho'
genialheat -that warms-us along the-'way
of-life—ungeverned; they are consuming
fireS: yon str'if'e lie ofie - Of FespeiafiiC
_attentions, aml-cdticiliatory conduct.' (NI; •
tivate, with - eare; the kind and gentle - Sr-.
factions_ of the heart. Plant not but eradi
cate the thorn that grows in your . partti'er's
path. Above all, let no feejing,of-revenge--
find-harb'or in your breast';" let the ion ne
vec go doWn "on - your.anger. A kind-Word
-an obliging actioh—if it be In. a trifling ;
.concern—has a power superior to the harp .
Of David, in calming the billows of the
„ •
• • ,
ne - Ss as hostile to religion. Let him whose
heart is black with malice,"mid 'studious of
ievenge, walk through the fields when clad
with verdure or adorned-with flowerstd ,
his eyes diem is no beauty;
.the flowers to'
him exhale no fragrance. 'Dark ns is his
-soul, nature is robed in deepest sa:de:hr.
- The - smile_ofTbeaoty_lights-not , up•-his—bo--
som with joy; but -the furies of hell-rage .
in his breast-and render him as
as he would wish the Object Obis hati..
'Mut . let him-lay his hand On his breast
and say, ."Revenge, I cast thee from .me;
Father, forgi4, Me,' as I forgive mine ene
tnies"--and nature assumes a'neur and de
• garniture. . Then, • indeed, are
meads verdant and -the flowers' fragrant--=
then 15 the music of the groves delightful
to the ear, and the smiles of virtuous beau
ty_ lovely to his soul: *.
DESTROY LICE 014 AIVE4AL9.- 4 —ft is very
probable that about this time some farmer's
who-wineter their cattle - orrstrawand - truSt: —
or shelter to the leeward side or a fenee •
ill find some of their cattle falling away,
particularly the young ones, and it may be
well to examine them, to see whether there
are not licgabout them. If they are found,—,
take some mercurial r ointment,sor unguen 7
ottii; and parting the :hair around the neck,___
apply - the - ointment to the-skin, so as fo`
completely encircle it with a strip of the
appliCation. Some prefer `filling a string •
with the ointment, and tying . this
the neck closely. In using sucli:mereurief
preparations, they should never be 'applied
in places where cattle cart teach thetn • With
their own tongtieS, of be liable to- he - lielietr
otf by otliers
'Gralls . :ol'lcii - ins may be cut the,,latter pare
of this month, and preserved until
-wanted .
(or setting. Where circumstancesr-alniit,
it is betteeisosimit cutting_the_gratts-until
iMarch , -assthe-later , they-chn-remain-Witb-`—
out the circulatien of the sap coming, in
them, the -More likely thOy will be M. sue- ,
cced when set still, as • the Win-ter . offerw
great facilities for transmitting_thein
jured;'from one 'part of the country- to an- 1.
other, it •should, he improved,'Only using
great:care to prevent the clans froatteom--
Tug dry boforg: they,;ar . e Theee
is more' attention paid to the prOpagptiorti
of 'good fruit thri. there used tor 4e; 1314
ranch lesnri*.,'llttin there shauld birAtlterit
th,e- difference in We p, l mAt - as well ao
sure; in "Orowing dpples- over Poor
oneiiirtlikun jaw consi:dertitiOji.ll/ftv.--
' 'SHORT. rn
gentteott rekattiqllo
foi• his hymor,'wrote as follows-tity a feu)s . p
cejatiye: • : '
_Vow : e'o their, it 0119 41eliiht weather; U Hilt! 1 (.8114- cline toieillei,q • -•
ni which. shd roplieilr• ,
' .2:9y worthy cozot con'tibt:DL • ,?
p .ifier
-rads for the Ladte.i...-111cre, rhea'
truth ,than nonsense w
died, read it and profit therebyi.
"The dredulily of, woman 'en thC. subject
of being -loved ts very,. great;., they - often
mistake a common lilting for a particular
regard,,, and„ on this ,foundation, build up
castles in, ;tie air i ,qod fill, them with all.the'
— ,
treasured of their , bright hopes 'and": cane ,
(li!;OPYer a!fd. Yritep somp;,itertling. , f4ct.4
destroys the vision, they feelas
creation were , a blank-to them,-,and, they ,
were -die most injured of wanted: rt, to
safer to,,be very sit eptieal on the subject:at
12Ping,1T1.0; • hitt, ityon do mak e th e ,*i s .
sayeyotirdignity, by secrecy, if you cannot ---
keep 3r9ur heart froin loving."