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T H E
QREAT. FIE MS.°I •
Diseases of the Lung's and Breast.
It has cured thousands open thousands—
of all classes—in cases of the most danger
ously consumptive character; and physi
cians of the greatest eminence throughout
OM whole country nosy unhesitatingly re
commend it as
SELDOM KNOWN TO FAIL.
Messrs. SANFORD & PARK—Dear Sirse--
With regard to Dr. Wistar's Balsam of Wild'
Cherry, for which you are wholesale agents,
we have sold, since last October, eighty
two bottles at retail, and have heard' from
a great portion of theft' as producing the
Several important cases - in this vicinity,
which came un - ' : our personal knowledge
have been eared !— where other remedies
have been tried for years without
In fact, we think it one of the most loyal
huabie remedies tor consumption of ttte tunes
'laud all other comptaints tor which it is re
commended; and do think, that the suffer
ing of the afflicted demand that you should
give it a general circulation, and make its
virtues known. Yours, truly,
WEAGLY & KNEPPER, Druggists.
Wooster, 0,, May 20, 1843.
[From the Cincinnati Daily Times of
• May 30th 1843.
Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry,—We
should judge front Messrs. Weagely
Knepper's letter, published this day among
our advertisements, that this popular rem
edy for coughs, lung complaints, and dis
eases of the breast generally, was really a
valuable medicine, and worthy of serious
attention trom the public. We are infored
by the wholesale agents, that they are al
most daily receiving similar letters from all
parts of the West.
We would advise our readers who are
laboring under an affection of the lungs, to
make immediate trial of this truly excel
lent medicine. The most intelligent and
respectable families of our city have adopt
ed it as a favorite family medicine ; and
persons predisposed to consumption who
'have used it, speak in the highest terms of
O• Read the following froth Dr. Jacob
Hoffman, a physician of extensive practice
in Huntingdon county :
Dear Sirs—l procured one bottle of Dr.
Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry, from
Thomas Read, Esq. , of this place, and tried
it in a case of obstinate Asthma on a child
AA Paul Schweble, in which many other
remedies had been tried without any relief.
The Balsam gave sudden relief, and in my
opinion the child is effectually cured by its
use. Yours, &c
JACOB HOFFMAN, M. D.
Dec. 23, 1841.
(0-• It is unnecessary to remind all who
would get the true article, to inquire partic
.ularly for "Dr. Wistar's Balsam of Wild
Cherry," and take nothing else.
Price one dollar per bottle.
For sale in Cincinnati, by
. SANFORD& PARK,
Also, by Thomas Reed & Son. Hunting
don ; Mrs. , Mary Orr, Hollidaysburg; Gem
mill & Porter. Alexandria.
Dec. 17, 1845.
CL EBEN & BAKER,
Wholesale Druggists and Manufacturers of Copal
Varnish; also, sole .Agents for the Franklin
Window Glass Works.
4 - wp AVING been long engaged in the man
ufacture of Copal Varnish, as well as
other kinds, we are now prepared to offer to
purchasers an article which in quality can
not be surpassed in the Union.
Also, receiving weakly, from the above
celebrated works, Window Glass of every
Constantly on hand, a full assortment of
White Lead of the most approved brands;
together with a large stock of Drugs, Med
icines, Paints, Oils, Indigo, Dye Stuffs, Col
ors, Bronzes, Gold Leaf,Dutcli Metal, Cam
els' Hair Pencils, Paint Brushes, Pallet
Knives, &c., comprising every article in this
All which will be sold at the lowest possi
ble prices, by CLEMENS & BAKER,
No 187, North 3d st., one door above Wood,
11:1'UaTSZTLECell-CE) c , I:Pen" "3AiIM.CD3IMS det z acedom.
SLEPER & FENNER
Umbrellas, Parasols & Sun-Shades,
NO. 126, M A RKET STREET,
South side, below Fourth, Philadelphia,
Invite the attention of Merchants and Manufactur
ere to their very extensive, elegant, new stock, pre
pared with great care, and offered
AT THE LOWEST roam= CASH PRICES.
The principle on which this concern is establish
ed, is to consult the mutual interest of their cue.
Comers and themselves, by manufacturing a good
article, selling it at the Lowest Price for Cash, and
realizing their own remuneration, in the amount of
sales and quick returns.
Possessing inexhaustible facilities for manufac
ture, they are prepared to supply orders to any ex
tent, and respectfully solicit the patronage of Mci'
chants, Manufacturers and Dealers.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
NILL practice in the several Courts of
the City and County of I'hiladel-
His office is at No. 35, South FOURTH St.,
between Chesnut and Walnut streets.
Philadeldhia, Oct. I, 1845.
Jewelry ! Jewelry ! ! Jewelry!!
... Tr UST received, astock
= IP: V of the most magnifi
- , 1110 cient Jewelry 07 .. " ever
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G P o ilt L e D .' p 'Zf AT.
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VERS, full jewelled,
St LVER PATENT LEVERS, double and single
CRSed,SILVER ANCHOR LEvEnsfulljeweled,
double and singlecased ENGLISH WATCHES,
Imitation Levers, QUARTOEIL and FRENCH
WATCHES, &C. &C. Also
Gold Fob Chains, and Seals,
of the most fashionable patterns. Gold
Pencils, Spectacles, Guard Chains, Key's,
Breacelets sett with topaz, Medalions, Fin
ger Rings, Ear Rings, Breast Pins, sett with
topaz, amethist, &c. &c. Mineature Cases,
Silk Purees, Coral. Beads, Pccket Boas,
Musical Boxes, Mathematical Instrumcnts,
Silver Spectacles, Table Spoons, Tea and
Salt Spoons, Sugar Tongs,Lowends pattent
Silver Pencils, Razors of the finest quality,
HENRY CLAY pen knives, a superior arti •
de, Steel Petis, Spy ('lasses, Hair Brushes.
Tooth Brushes, Platina Points, &c. Bcc. All
the above articles will be sold cheaper
ev elciaarclVlch repairing done as usual,
very cheap for cash.
A large assortment of eight day and thir
ty hour Clocks will be sold very cheap.
All watches sold will be warranted for one
year, and a written guarrantce given. that
it not found equal to warranty it will (during
that period) be put in order withottt expense,
or if injured, may be exchanged for any
other watch of equalyalue. The warranty
a considered void, should the watch, with
which it is given, be put_into the hands of
another watch maker.
Huntingdon, April 10, 1844.
THE subscriber respectfully Mom his
triends and the public in general, that he
are prepared Lu manufacture cloths, satti
netts, flannels, blankets, carpeting, &c., at
the well known establishment, formerlY oc
cupied by Jeremiah Whitehead, situated in
the town of Williamsburg, Huntingdon co.
Pa. His machinery will be in good order,
and having none but good workmen in his
employ, he will assure all who may favor
him with their custom that their orders
will be executed in a satisfactory style on
the shortest notice.
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He will card wool into rolls at the low
price of 61 cents per pound ; card and spin
12 cuts per pound, 16 cents per pound ;
manufacture white flannel from fleece, 31f
cents per yard ; manufacture brown flannel
from 11 ece, 40 cents per yard; he will
find sattinett warp and manufacture satti
netts of all dark colors at 45 cents per yard;
cloths wide, 50 cents per yard ; common
broad cloth, $1 25 per yard ; blankets, e 3
per pair; plain girthing carpet, 50 cents per
yard ; he will card, spin, double and twist
stocking yarn at 20 cents per pound ; color
ing carpet, t.overlet and stocking yarn, from
15 to 31 cents per pound.
Cloths of all dark colors, 22 cents per yd;
flannels, 81 cents per yard ; blankets, 7 cents
per yard; home dye flannels 6# cents per
yard ; home dye cloths, 16 cents per yard.
Arrangements have been made at the fol
lowing places, where cloths and wool will be
taken and returned every two weeks.
At the house of John Nail, Hartslog Val
ley ; Jacob M'Gtihan„ M'Connellstown ; J.
Entrekin's store, Coffee Run ; John Givin's
store, Leonard Weaver, Jacob Cypress and
Matthew Garner,Wookock Valley • Gem
mel dc Porter's store, Alexandria ; Walter
Graham's store, Canoe Valley ; Dysart's
Mill, Sinking Valley ; Davis Brook's Mill,
Blair township ; James Candron's store,
Frankstnwn ; Geo. Steiner's store, Water
street ; James Saxton's store; Huntingdon.
Persons wishing to exchange wool for man
utacture d stuffs can be accommodated.
113 All kinds of country produce taken in
exchange for work.
Williamsburg, Aug. 27, 19, 1845.—tf.
A. W. 3311NEDICT,
ATTORNEY ✓l7' L.411 , -11uNTiwcanw,
Pa.—Office at his old residence in Main
street, a few doors West of the Court
House. A. W. B. will attend to any bu
siness entrusted to him in the several
courts of Huntingdon and adjoining coun
ties. AptilSO, 1845.—tf.
nlt GEORGE P. mounis.
Thou halt woven the spell that bath bound me,
Through all the sad changes of years;
And the smiles that I wore when I found thee,
Have faded and melted in tears.
Like the poor wounded fawn from the mountain,
That seeks out the clear silver tide,
I have lingered in vain at the fenntain
Of hope—with a shaft in my side.
Thou haat taught mo that love's rosy fetters
A pang from the thorns may impart ;
That the coinage of vows and of letters
Comes not from the mint of the heart.
Like the lone bird that flutters her pinion,
And warbles in bondage her strain,
I have struggled to fly thy dominion,
But find that the struggle is vain.
Though now it were madness to cherish,
The dream that enchained us so long,
Yet shall it not utterly perish,
For thou hest embalmed it in song:
Its story's exquisite revealing,
Shall live on the lips of the young—
Each change of its passionate feeling,
Bo gaily, or mournfully sung.
Like honey dew dropping on blossoms,
On hearts thy sweet numbers shall fall—
Thy words shall thrill desolate bosoms,
And tenderest visions recall;
Now wild, like the rapturous greeting,
That•song birds send down from above—
Now sad, like the tremulous beating,
Of beetle that are breaking with love. Misr
She sleeps—that still and placid sleep,
For which the weary pant in vain ;
And, where the dews of evening weep,
I may not weep again ;
Oh ! never more upon her grave,
Shall I behold the wildflower wave !
They laid her where the aun and moon
Look on her tomb 'with loving eye,
And I have heard the breeze of Jane
Sweep o'er it—like a sigh !
And the wild river's wailing song,
Grow dirge-like, 811 it stole along !
And I have dreamt, in many dreams,
Of her who was a dream to me;
And talked to her, by surnmeptreams,
In crowds, and on the sea,—
Till, in my soul she grew enshrined,
A young Egeria of the mind !
is years ago :—aria otner eyes
Have flung their beauty o'er my youth;
And I have hung on other sighs,
And sounds that seemed like truth ;
And loved the music which they gave,
Like that which perished in the grave.
And I have left the cold and dead,
To mingle with the living cold ;
There is a weight around my head—
My heart.is growing old;
Oh ! for a refuge and a home,
With thee, dead Ellen, in thy tomb !
Age sits upon my breast and brain,
My spirit fades before its time ;
But they are all thine own again,
Lost partner of their prime!
And thou art dearer, in thy shroud,
Than all the false and living crowd !
Rise, gentle vision of the hours,
Which go, like birds that come not back !
And fling thy pale and funeral flowers
On memory's wasted track !
Oh ! for the wings that made thee bleat,
To " flee away, and be at rest!"
The Last Moment of Rob Roy.
His death bed was in character with his life ;
when confined to bed, a person with whom he was
at enmity proposed to visit him. "Raise me up,"
said Rob Roy to his attendants, "dress me in my
best clothes, tie up my arms, place me in my chair.
It shall never be said that Rob Roy Macgregor was
seen defenceless and unarmed by an enemy." His
wishes were executed ; and he received his guest
with haughty courtesy. When he had departed,
the dying chief exclaimed : "It's all over now—
put me to bed—call in the piper; let him play .Aa
tilmi :Width' (we return no more) as long as I
breath." He was obeyed,—he died; it i.e said, be
fore the dirge was finished. His tempestous life
was closed at the farm of Inverlochlarigbeg, (the
scene. afterwards, of his son's frightful crimes,) in
the Braes of Balquhidder. He died in 1735, and
his remains repose in the parish churchyard, be
neath a stone upon which come admirer of this ex
traordinary'rean has carved a award. His funeral
is said to have been attended by all ranks of peo
ple, and a deep regret was expressed for one whose
character had much to recommend it to the regard
He left behind him the memory of a character by
nature singularly noble, humane, and honorable,
but corrupted by the indulgence of predatory hab
its. That he had ever very deep religious impres
sions is doubted and his conversion to Popery
has been conjectured to have succeeded a wavering
and unsettled faith ; when dying, he showed that
he entertained a sense of the practical part of
Christianity, very consistent with bii Highland no
tions. He was exhorted by the clergyman who
attended him to forgive his enemies ; and when
that clause in the Lord's prayer which enjoin. such
a state of mind was quoted, Rob Roy replied, "Ay,
now, ae hae gicn me baith law and gospel for it.—
It's a hard law, but I ken it's gospel." "Rob," he
said, turning to his son, "my sword and dirk lie
there: never draw them without reason, nor put
them up without honor. I forgive my enemies;
but ace you to them—or may" the words died
away and he expired.
Ilstracts from the late Foreign
News by the Cambna.
UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN.
The European Times of the ath instant says:
"The commercial intelligence which goes out by
this packet is necessarily of a meager and unsatis
factory kind. A state of transition is, of all others,
the most unfavorable for the requirements of trade,
for the uncertainty which precedes the change un
hinges the operations alike of buyer and seller, of
exporter and importer.
"The new policy of the United States, as indi
cated in the report of the American Secretary of the
Treasury, has commanded much attention in the
British Parliament. Sir Robert Peel spoke highly
of the report in the great speech in which he in
troduced the new Tariff, and subsequently, at the
request of Lord Monteagle, the Government con
sented to reprint the document, and plebe it on
the tables of both Houses of Parliament--an honor
which was probably never awarded to any similar
document before. All these facts prove the desire
which the British Government has to make our fu
ture relations with the United States as amicable
and as business-like as possible.
"Markets, as we before stated, are all more or
less affected by the Premier's financial expose; and
business can hardly be expected to resume its
healthy tone until it is known whether the meas
ure will pass or be rejected—whether there will be
a dissolution of Parliament this year or next.
"The intelligence which has come to hand from
the United States shows the angry discussions
which have taken place in Congress, but the cotton
-market has not been touched by it. Pacific people
here, connected by business relations with America,
express wonder that Mr. John Quincy Adams, the
steady and consistent friend of peace, should have
shown the effects of age, on an otherwise vigorous
intellect, by pandering to the prejudices and policy
of the war-party. Notwithstanding the bluster
which is atteied in Congress, people here cannot
bring themselves seriously to contemplate a war
about Oregon—it appears too absurd for serioue at
tention. Nevertheless, it is in the power of hasty
and intemperate people to precipitate matters be
yond the possibility of redemption. The mention
of the Oregon dispute in the British Parliament
contrasts strikingly with the warfare of American
Senators and members of the House of Representa
tives. Sturdy Republicans might take, in this re
sped, an example of forbearance and gentlemanly
deportment from the speeches of Hume, Sir Robert
Peel, and Lord John Russell, on the second night
of the session."
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT.
.In the House of Commons, on the first night of
the session, the Ministerial and the Opposition lead
ers both volunteered explanations on the circum
,Tremr,riMatussern? Abthar.,;. - i nail
interest is merged in the still greater plans for the
future, which the financial scheme of the Premier
Peel, it would seem, supported by two or three
of his colleagues, wished to open the ports for the
admission of corn duty free when the potato disease
became alarming. The majority of the Cabinet
opposed his views, and, finding their differences
only widened by discussion, they went in a body
to the Isle of Wight, where the Queen was then
staying, and placed their resignation in tier hands.
The subsequent results are patent to the world.
To Lord John Russell was confided the task of
forming a Cabinet, which broke down through the
difference between Lords Grey and Palmerston.
Our republican readers who take an interest in the
style of communication between the Sovereign and
her advisers for the time being, will peruse the
notes which the present and the expectant Premier
addressed to her Majesty during the ministerial in
terregnum. The grammatical construction of the
notes has undergone much torture by the San re
porters of the rival statesmen in the press.
On the first night of the seesion the interest cen
tered in the Ministerial explanations. These ex
planations were principally confined to the popular
branch of the Legislature, for the theme was evi
dently distasteful to the seceder, Lord Stanley. On
a subsequent night, however, the Duke of Rich
mond called upon the Dukeof Wellington to sup
ply his version, and he prefaced the request by ask
ing whether the hero of a hundred fights had re
ceived her Majesty's permission to do so. The
Duke, with the frankness and promptness which
mark his conduct, immediately launched into a
history of the affair. It was a very different story
from that of his oily and appearance-loving col
league at the head of the Government. The Cabi
net differed about the corn-laws, and resigned. The
Duke disliked the repeal of these laws, but he dis
liked a difference in the Cabinet more. To pre
serve unanimity of °Onion he was ready to sacri
fice any law—to give up any pot scheme. Ac
cordingly, when the Whigs, through divided coun
cils, broke down, Rir Robert Peel wrote to the
Duke, who was in the country at the time, telling
him that ho would meet Parliament alone, if neces
sary, and propose a repeal of the corn-laws. The
Duke immediately gave in his adhesion, and highly
praised the "pluck" of his right honorable friend in
coming to such a determination; it was what he
would have done himself under the pressure of sim
ilar circumstances. Altogether, the Duke's expla
nation showed how differently education and char
acter cause men to view the same facts. The large
and comprehensive vision of the statesman con
trasts amusingly, in this instance, with the narrow
er range of the military disciplinarian.
The election for the West Riding of Yorkshire
will take place in a day or two, when Lord Mor
peth will be returned without opposition.
The Cabinet remains as apparently united as if
they had been expressly installed in power to carry
out the free-trade theories of Cobden and his allies.
Amongst the resignations of members of Parliament
may ho mentioned that of Lord Ashley. The other
evening he again introduced what is termed tho ton
hours' bill, a measure which, it will be recollected,
nearly upset the Government a year or two back.
His lordship h,s resigned on the plea that, as he
was sent to Parliament to support the corn laws,
which he can no longer do, sines his opinions have
undergone a change, his constituents have a right
to a return of the trust they reposed in him. It ie
more than suspected that other reason. have in
duced his resignation.
TILE AMERICAN MINISTER AT PARIS.
Mr. King, the American Minister at the Tuile
ries, has been drawn into correspondence with M.
Guisat, for the purpose of rebutting a charge pre.
ferred against him by the London Times, of garb
ling the views of the French Government on lie
subject of Texas, and producing thereby the ex
plosive missive in the President's message, which
has caused such a sensation in Prance, and such
protracted discussions in the Chambers. Mr. King
is sadly too thin-skinned; and he has net bettered
hie position by appealing, through Mr. Guizot, to
the public against the strictures of a newspaper.
A high diplomatic functionary cught to be above
this. The Times returns to the charge, .d scari
fies Mr. King unmercifully. Mr. King's letter is
rhetorical and inflated; that of M. Guizot brief, cold,
and to the point. A press of matter yesterday has
crowded out this correspondence, the comprehen
sion of which would have been incomplete without
the article from the Times, which provoked it, and
RE-APPEARANCE OF DR. PUSEY.
The celebrated Dr. Pusey, at the expiration of
his three years' suspension, appeared on Sunday
last in the pulpit of the Cathedral Church, of Ox
ford; and so great was the anxiety to hear him, that
the struggles at the door for admission savored more
of the theatre than the house of prayer. The at
tendance exceeded all previous experience. Great
numbers came purposely from London, and the re
porters of the daily press were sent down to place
the sermon before the world. Dr. Piney, it will
be remembered, was suspended for preaching the
Roman Catholic doctrine of the eucharist. The
interval appears to have worked no change in his
views, for the doctrines of the priestly remission of
sins and of the "real presence" were as strongly in
misted on in the present as in the condemned sermon.
The one, in fact, was a confirmation of the other;
and Dr. Pusey seemed delighted to have the oppor
tunity of repeating hie opinions is the presence of
the judges--the university authorities. Whether
any or what notice will be taken of this last move
on the par of the tractarian leader, who le left alone
like the "last rose of summer," blooming in solitude,
remains to be seen. The "leading journal" yester
day has a pungent attack upon Dr. Puny, which
may be regarded as tolval4 clear evidence that hie
views had little sympathy with the popular mind
Parliament was opened on the 22nd of January
by the Queen, who delivered in person the follow
ing speech in the House of Lords. The speech, it
will be seen, is not st all belligerent t
MT LOllll9 AND GusTLoroew :
It gives me great satisfaction to meet you in Par- 1
liagtent, and to have the opportunity of recurring to t
your assistance and advice. I continue to receive ,
from my allies, and from other Foreign Powers,
the strongest nesurance of the desire to cultivate
the moat friendly relations with this country. I re
joice that in concert with the Emperor of Russia,
and through the success of our joint mediation, I ,
j a ,e v e t
r b a e n e
g n u enabl edility of tob the
E adjust as, the . r differences re n .. c ., e d s itnize which ea
kettveen Ottoman Porte and the '
desolating and sanguine v t " ve nuYears
States of the Rio tie irt
all nations has been interrupted, and acts of bar
barity have been committed, unknown to the prac
tice of a civilized people. In conjunction with the
King of the French, I am endeavoring to effect a
pacification of those States. The Convention con
cluded with France, in toe course of last year, for
the more effectual suppression of the slave trade,
is about to be carried into immediate execution by
the active co-operation of the two Powers on the
coast of Africa. It is my desire that our present
union, and the good understanding which so hap
pily exists between us, may always be enjoyed to
promote the interests of humanity, and to secure
the peace of the world. I regret that the conflict
ing claims of Groat Britain and the United States
in respect of the territory on the North Western
Coast of America, although they have been made
the subject of repeated negotiation, still remain un
settled. You may be assured that no effort consis
tent with national honor shall be wanting on my
part to bring this question to an early and peaceful
Gentlemen of the House of Commons.—The
estimates for the year will be laid before you at an
early period. Although !am deeply sensible of the
importance of enforcing economy in all branches of
the expenditure, yet I have been compelled, by a
due regard to the exigencies of the public service,
and to the state of our naval and military establish
ments, to propose some increase in the estimates
which provide for their efficiency.
lily Lords and Gentlemen.—l have observed,
with deep regret, the very frequent instances in
which the crime of deliberate assassination has
been of late committed in Ireland. It will be your
duty to consider whether any measures can be de
vised calculated to give increased protection to life
and to bring to justice the perpetrators of so dread
' , ful a crime. I have to lament that, in consequence
of the failure of the potato crop several parts of
• ••• • • •
the United Kiingdom, there will be a deficient sup
ply of an article of food which forms the chief
subsistence of great numbers at my people. The
disease by which the plant has been affected has
prevailed to the utmost extent in Ireland. I have
adopted all such precautions as it wan in my power
to adopt for the purpose of alleviating the sufferings
which may be caused by the calamity, and I shall
confidently rely on your co-operation in devising
such other means for effecting the same benevolent
purpose as may require the sanction of the Legis
lature. I have had great satisfaction in giving my I
assent to the measures which you have presented to
me from time to time, calculated to extend cont.
mom, end to stimulate domestic skill and industry,
by the repeal of prohibitory, and the relaxation of
protective duties. The prosperous state of the
Revenue, the increased demand for labor, and the
general improvement which has taken place in the
internal condition of the country, are strong testi•
monies in favor of the course you have pursued.—
I recommend you to take into your early considera
tion whether the principles on which you have
acted may not with advantage be yet more exten
sively applied, whether it may'not be in your pow
er, after a careful review of the existing duties up
on many articles, the produce or manufacture of
other countries to make such further reductions and
remissions as may tend to insure the continuance
of the great benefits to which I have adverted, and,
by enlarging our commercial intercourse, to strength
en the bonds of unity wills Foreign Powers. Any
measures which you may adopt for effecting these
great objects, will, I cm convinced, be accompanied
by such precautions as shall prevent permanent loss
to the revenue, or injurious results to any of the
great interests of the country: I have full reliance
on your just and dispassionate consideration of
matters so deeply affecting the public welfare. It
is earnest yap, lit with t!.t. blessing of Di•
' l :3Wriacollcei• abinay.
vine Providence on your councils, you may be en
abled to promote friendly feelings between different
classes of my subjects, provide additional security
for the continuance of peace, and to maintain con
tentment and happiness at home, by increasing the
comforts and bettering the condition of the great
body of my people.
lioscuisko in America.
Koscuisko reached the new world nearly unpro
yid.] with letters of recommendation, or introduc
tion, and nearly pennyless. He, however, asked
an audience with Washington. to whom he had
boldly presented himself.
" What do you seek here I" inquired the Gen•
erol with his accustomed brevity.
"I come to fight, as a volunteer, for American
Independence," was the equally brief and fearless
" What can you do?" Washington next In
To which Koscuisko with characteristic simpli
That was done. Gecasion soon offered, in which
his talents, science, and valor were tested ; and
above all, his great character was duly appreciated.
He was speedily made an officer, and in every en
gagement further distinguished himself. Ile had not
long been in America, when ho had occasion to
show his undaunted courage as captain of a com
pany of volunteers. General Wayne and Lafayette,
notwithstanding the heat of the battle in which they
themselves were fully engaged, observed with satis
faction the exertions of a company which advan
ced beyond all the rest, and made its attack in the
best of order.
Who led the first company ?" asked Lafayette
of his comrades, on the evening of that memorable
The answer was, ~ It was a young Pole, of no.
ble birth, but very poor; his name is Koscuisko."
The coiled of the unusual name, which he could
hardly pronounce, filled the French hero with so
eager a desire for the brave stranger's acquaintance,
that he ordered his home to be immediately cad
died, and rode to the vilage, about a coupel of miles
off, where the volunteers were quartered fkor the
Who shall describe the pleasure of the one or the
ourpriett of the other, when the General, entering
the tent, saw the captain, covered from head to foot
with blood, duet and sweat, seated at a table, his
head resting on his hand, a map of the country
modest hero his commander's satisfaction and the
object of a visit paid at so unusual nn hour.
A Man with 146 Children!
The Worcester Shield, published at Snow Hill,
Maryland, gives the following account of an extra
ordinary tnan, now living in Somerset county :
"There is at this time, in the neighborhood of
Somerset county, Md., a gentlemen named Nelson,
in his 91st year who has 145 children, grandchil
dren and great-grandchildren, now living within
the sound of his voice. In his own language, "he
can stand at hie door on a calm morning, and make
every one hear him with the exception of three."
He further says, reasoning from what has ogeurred,
" if his life is spared five years longer, he will have
200 instead of 145 collaterals, immediately around
him." He yet retains the vigor and activity of
youth—is fond of sporting, and often amuses him
self by hauling the seine—and sometimes stands
for hours waist deep in the water without experien
cing any bad effect from it. He lost his wife about
three winters ago, with whom he had lived in hap
py wedlock 59 years. It has been 20 years since
he has had any sickness, and 50 years since he has
required any pliyeician for himself. He is quite a
monument of Antiquity, being perfectly familiar
I with the scenes of the Revolution, during which
lime he was engaged in the then profitable business
of oystering, and supplied Gen. Washington's
table with oysters at Mount Vernon, until his death.
Ho has frequently been in his house and received
the money for the cargo from the great man's own
hand. He says it was his custom never to buy less
than fifty bushels, part of which his neighbors
would get from him.
sr.x.rnan.—That's right my boy, take the part
of a friend who Is traduced in his absence. If
every one were as unwilling to listen to a tale of
slander, it would be impossible to utter a word
against another. Pursue the same course through
life, and be determined, at least that your ear ,
he shut against bad insinuations and vile , r
Mg. Ii no one would listen to a reproachft,.
of his neighbors, the fire of the hateful p.
would be extinguished, and no one would be
" That curse to all the world,
A human salamander."
CONVICTION or MADAM CIDITELLO.-This no
torious woman and Charles Mason, the respeclubk
young merchant, who was indicted with her, have
been convicted in New York, and sentenced each
to pay a fine of $250, and be imprisoned in the
penitentiary, the former for six and the latter f.:
four mouths. This is a slight punishment for the
horrible and most unnatural crime of abortion, but
the leniency of the sentence may have its effect.—
The jury were out only ten minutes. The counsel
made en effort to have judgment postponed, but
the Court were inexorable.
A MISTAKE.—Some fools suppose that if a
man has plenty of money he must be a gentleman•
quite a mistake.