The people's advocate. (Montrose, Pa.) 1846-1848, July 30, 1846, Image 1

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reausttEn lIVgRI' "THNISDAT m o n N i N G, By
. e DOW & BOYD:
(Office cat the west side of the Public Avenue.) i,
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TERMS...S-OSE - DOLLAII a year in advance. :.
Qne Pell Fifty Cents if , tiot raid within threei n
mont i o , an •if del a yed. until after the expiration of
the' Year tw &Abu* will be minef ed.
Eutcontin ces optional with the Publishers, un
less arrearaies arc paid.
Letters teethe Publishers on hirsineits with the of
flee mast h'.. post-paid to insure uttentnin. - .
P ctn.
While BT;inehe 'MIR young and blithe, one day
flbe left leer little mates at play
To Other flowers and leaflets green,
When, film the coppice-wilderness
Stepped rrth a Dame in rod al dress,
Likelmme - dream-lanaged Fairy Queen.
ehe glizea upon the wondering
Onzett icnlg and long. and blandly .milt-d,
The 4 *mind n Chaplet round her brow
A trial a spring 'twin bloom and shine," •
,he said,4. 0, spotlws daughter mine,
and - iliac as now 1"
And Blancf.he grew tip, and as she grekc,
And teal like drops of living dew,
,own her hly cheeks. and she
Strayed fdykdliest where the nssmliFht cold
Lay tranfied.on pine -tree dells—behcld !
The Chaplet blossomed beauteously !.•
And athei,i . her bridegroom priced her lips,
..katl kiss** away the chill eclipse
WIC* like a cloud o'er Sommer bowens,
So ovenl4ked itt widen life
Her year and beauties, then the Wife
i Beheld the blossoms blow ‘ in floweis
Elo, wben ß 2 as Time glid brightly on,
She gazed upon her first-bum sdn,
Anottier emblem greeted her,
For now limull.goiden fruitlings gleamed
Amid the ender flowers, and seemed
To ;Top yet luvlier
But after ;bay a chequered year
7be pottrii . en, bore her tuuend bier, •
And tileh ? tbe Chaplet's glory flea.
It grew a tbsaa ulaucti ovan.leaves
its droop iced drop in Antonio eves;
it cotdd not live, and site be dead!
T'hey laid it uu•lier k
But 10, a tYar cl ! All, its blouui
Ret4eil with tenfold ;)eauty LIOW,
flowersiand n - uits ul heaveLly
ah ! eyea now behold
That Ohaplet 00 an AnBel's brow !
"On the; evening of their approach, St
Cr,y wrote o Napoleon the following letter:
flkti.snr.x, 23d Aug:, 1513 ; i
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• • _ 10 at night.
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At fire this afternoon the enemy approach
aetlir3l),.res,dettir:tifyar.,,hra..‘...l -' attack this evening:
butlprobably it will take place to-morrow.
Your ilitl.j4tylnows better than I do, what
time it reqiiiires for heavy artillery to beat
down encldsure walls and palisades.'
The nen;inight, at midnight, he despatch
ed anotherto him, announcing an immediate
.o.ack, an closing up with "We are de
termined ni'de all in our power : but I can
answer for g nothing more with such young
soldiers. Ithmediately on the , reception of the
first letterPiapoleon surrendered his com
mand to.Mlacdonald, and turned his face to
wards Dr4iilen.. Murat" was despatched in
hot haste, o
nine the sieged. In the middle of his. announce his arrival and re-as-
guards, which had marched nearly thirty
miles a daf since the commencement of the
war, he tool the road to the city. •
'"To revitie his sinking, troops, be ordered
twenty th4asimd bottles of wine to be dis
tributed aifong them,' but not, three thous-.
and could 1k procured. He, however, march,
ed' all they next day, having dispatched a
messengeilto the besieged to ascertain the
etact amount of danger.• Said Napeileon, to
the meseeiger Gourgand, i set out immedi
ately for Dresden, ride as bald as you can,
and be they're this evening-z•see St. Cyr, the
King of Nrhpres, and the 'King of Saxony—
encouragelevery one. Tell - them 1 can be
in Presdeh to-morrow with forty thousand
meh, and the day following with my whole
army. A 4 day-break visit the outpost and
redoubts-i-conwilt the commander 'of engi
neer! as to whether they Canhold,ont: Hur
ry back &I me to-morrdw tit Stolpen, and
bring a 41 report of St. Cyr's and Mitrat's
opinion ato the-real state ofthings'' Away
dashed (ettrgand in hot speed, whilefthe
Emperor ;hurried on his • exhausted; army.
G;Ourgfecdid not wait till day-break Wore_
he returned. . He found ,everything on;the,
verge of iiiin—the allied army was slaw/y eft
veloping the devoted city, and when, at dark,
he issued F orth (nom the gates, the whole'
summer Mavens were glowing with the ligh:
or their bi4uac fires, while a burning village
near by, threw a still more baleful light over
the scene: Spurring "his . panting - steed
through the gloom ) , he, , At -midnight liunft in
a fiercegallop into the squares of the. Old,
ward, tu)d was inonedinttely- ushered into
-die presetice of thewalifins Emperor. The
, '-report co4ftrified his worst, ; fear*. - A -1 , 4 4 P !
'break the.weary soldierS were roused front
reit, and thougi4 they.bad marched'
a bundr , and twenty ~ miles in four days;;
pressol 4e.e.rfully forward; for already be
distant siiined of heavy 4nnonadifig , wag:
borne by iu the morning; .burs. At viglitt,
41 the smltt . niug, Napplena antillie,adkapced;
gaunt, retchednn ele4tionFthat.toverlouheidi
the Will:del plain in which the .city.layem. , .'..
bosomed itind..le-! what. a ,sublime yet ter
rific inigt il met their gaze. ; The ; whole valt .
ley was o,nivithmarching ,colnuuts,,,pren
Paring fifo4P•4!e4ll l kl - ivhile,, timligamil-.0
the mo sttq were - sentihackby.p*ttkss i
'4elniet# sOd blYP l 4e4. : iiiat mg,Teclivol simek
in their t *ht: Here and, there volumes t ot
nuuke where .the ; batteries were. thing,
while . tkt? heavy .cannonading rolled 44:
, L th_L'i±4tx 1: 0 '. - t4. 1 0 1 ) ,- ;Tite're,.4HN Wil4A4. ,
' ."i . ) . 4vegaiti l 94, B *( l 14'ouges4ckri:
44 *-': L'..' ike*Pulltil , r4PPeliting like i t •
(1 91k,1L, '! ," :I,- i4.?.4 71, ...M14.1!-P(Jlie:.4llrt°
, u s , f9x ''.: '' ' tSefai; : P±After "- -.' ~ ;1 4 W.-cf.qui4;:
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haste if he' wbul "save the city. A few
lboarswould settle its fate, Napoleon,, lea
ving his guard to follow on , drove away in
a furious gallop, While a cloud of dust' along
the road, alone toed where his Carriage was
whirling onWard.' l As he approached the
ores, the Russia"` batteries swept the road
with such a dead) fire, that he *as com
pelled to leave hieleArriage and crawl alon
' on his hands endiknees over ' the ground , '
while the cannon halls whistled in =inces
sant shower übovellini.
"Suddenly ;and unannounced, as if he
,had fallen from tlip clouds, he appeared at
the Royal Palace; where the King, of Saxe
nay was deliberating on the terms of capit-
Waitingliflir no rest, he took,a sin
gle page so as no(to attract the enemy's tire,
and went forth to visit the outer works. So
near had - the enemy approached, that the
youth by his side was struck down -- by a
spent musket baN liming, finished his in
spection, aad settled jiffs plans, he. returned
to the Palace audthurried offcouriers to the
different portions 'Of the army that were ad
vancing by forced Marches towards the city.
First, the indomitable guards and the brave
cuirassiers, eager for the onset„ came pour-
Mg in furious haste over the bridge. The
overjoyed inhabitants stood by the streets,
and offered'them !hod and drink ; but though
weary, hungry and thirsty, the brave fidlows
refused to take either, and ,hurried orrward
towards the storm Alat was ready to burst on
their companions. ' At tell o'oloch the troops •
commenced entering tie city—infntrv,
cavarly and artillery pouring forward with
impetuous speed--.till there appeared to be
no end to the rusphine thousands. Thus,
without cessation; did the steady columns
arrive all day tome', and were still hurrying
in, when at four. Ve . lo.:k the attack com
menced. The leitteries tleit covered the
heights around theleity opened their terrible
tire, and in a moment Dresdee became. the
target of three innetin‘d cannon. all 'trained
upon her devoted: I . )Mbburrs. Then com
menced one of war's wildest scene.. St Cv r
replied with his artslli rv, and thunder, ;is if
the hot August afrihrimou was ending iu a
real storm °fever);! i.r. Balls fell in an int.( s
sent shower in dui city, wh.le the blazing
boobs traversing the sky, hung for a mo
meat like messengers of death over the
streets; and then dripped with an explosion
that shook the gronnd, .atnongihe frighted
inhabitants: Amid the shrieks of the woun
ded, and the stern language of command,
was heard the hearty rumbling of the artill
ery and ammunition wagon; through the
streets ; and in the intervals, the steady
tramp of the marching columns, still hasten- Fertility of Palestine.
Mg to the work or death—while (Aver all, Indeed; e v e - e thi ne . '
as if to drreeo.ett,astite..,,r-r.rn, •t: r I /OM.' ipjige Vre - re . ;tie MI MI of a l i t un ae, le 4 1 er s,
the fierce batteries were exploding on it-ho, towards the cod of the last c.eitary.
each other:, But.the confusion and death indulged in tuibectening pleasantry, as if the
and terror that reigned throw-it the city, as ; ectual unproductiveness of the country'Were
The burning buildiugs shot their dano•s hea- in, ocular disproof if the averments mid
enward, *ere not.'yet complete. The in- cations found to the Seri,c tires, which
habitants had fledlo their cellars to escape • ibows that it iv 1.4 oth'e hi. 4.11 1 ,7 fertile. 'aml
the balls and shells that came rushing every supported a very large p.),ndation. Wher
moment through t heir dwellings ; and amid fiver the exerime-iit has been foci). tried, the
the hurry and bustle of the arriving armies, aelacul oral eapabdiiies of the land h.ive
and their hasty trdad along the streets, and been satisfactorily established. The mo
the roll of drums, abd rattling of armor. and 'lrrient that the cessation of marauding and ty
(danger of trumpets; and thunder of artillery, I . iranny allows the inhabitants, unskille('
the signal was giver for the assault—three they are. to apply themselves to the
cannon shots from the heights of Raecknitz. 'improvement of the fields,
The next MOM Lall SLX massive columns. ;bleating docks, and berths, come to
with 50 cannomat ?heir head, began to move ;;afford them a pleasing recompense. Slimdd
down the slopesiressing straight for then permanent peace and a good government
,city. The n4ifile' sound of their heats, Live the natives scope for unproveing their
measured tread was heard within the walls, !leondition, a final answer will !Uwe been giv
es in dead silence:4mnd awful majesty they en to men who seem to have- considered no
.moved steadily foriyard upon the batteries. hpbjectma to the Scriptures ton small to_ he
"It was a sight : .?-to strlke terror into the Annployed. Even in the actual condition of
heart of the holdest;but St. Cyr marked their.ll-he country, as so-in as ever the trateller—
advapce with the ilealineess" of a fearless I,;its, for instance, a 1. w hours smith of ;Tem
soul,.and aWaited the onset that . even !!salmi—finds himself surrouned by a amtu-
Napoleon tremble to behold. No sooner did ;trallv better soil, he begins to fetd that' of a
they come wi:hin the rangge of artillery than i4tnith he is in a good land of break,
the ominous silen4 was broken by its deaf- o f water, of depth:, that spring out Of the
. roar. LIE a moment the height, ivalleys and hills, Th‘imoulitains olEpliratin
about the city were in a blaze; the fifty eau- :tre, at this day, the best cultivated part in'
non at the 'head . of these columns belched ;Palestine ; a peculiarity to which theirsecu
forth fire bud - sannke ; and amid the char- rity from the Bedouin contributes perhaps
ging infantry, the bursting of shells, the rot- more than the natural advantages of tleF soil.
ling fire of musketry, and the explosion of M u wee e r this ma y b e , th e l au d i s E rn a,.
hundreds of calintin, St. Cyr received the :Wherever when: is sown, in the valleys or
shock. For two hours
. did th e batik. rage on theloftiest terraces, it is found to flourish.
With igiariOinary ltrneity. The plain w - ; The., vine, fig, olive, pomegranate, and other
coverettwilli4de±the suburbs were ()ref- . fruit trees, have a good-and often a luxariatit
whelmed With assailants, and ready to yield , . appearance. They even seem to thrivie best
ever: lambent—the' etienty's batteries were . : in the most unpromising places. 'Wherever
playing within fifteen rods of the ramparts— a break in the rock allows of the planting of
the axes of the 'pioneers were heard on the tan olive or a fig tree, it appears to attitin its
the gates; and Plaints, yell., a nd execrations full size and perfection ;so that the traveller
lime over the walli of the city, The last oft is often reminded of the Scriptural phrase,--
St. eyes reserve Were in the hattle;_and had i" Oil oat of the flinty rock." Numerous
beery for half art hour, and Napoleon began , passagesare found iii this word, attesting the
to tremble' for hiiiilarmy. But at half past great aial,extraordiury fertility of portions,
Six, iii thejhottest - the fight, the Yining some of them large, of this country - 1 We
Guard arrived,- shOuting es -they came, tend
, may instance the great plain of E.4ltlnelon,
were received :in ;*eturn'with shouts bynthe-:4v-hich, under various names, and with some
army, the; for a • Moment drowned the taw- intervening . mountains ridges, stretchtis from
of battle., , Then Napoleon's browl.clenrett, the Seas ot,Galilee to the neighbourhood of
dp, aria St. Cyr, qv the first time,
_drew u ; ,....kereand the Afediterranean. Almost every
sigh of relief. 1 'part of Palestine, iudatel, seems capabl e o f
This gates were thriiivn open, and'the producing bread for its inhabitants; but this
- impetuous; :Noy, With the: invilkitile Guard, is by eminence the emu cou n try of th Holy
poured through a tesisflessi.tortent; Laud, and untfer proper tillage wind( afford
the foe, followedsbertly after by Murat, a supply sufficient for millions. P. umiak:
livid! his headlorigleaViilry. Mortier sallied; exported corn in the time-of Solomon when
iferilifrorwamithe4 and•tlie Voutr, Guard,l its population weant its highest; it id the
though weary - and' travel - Aron), , burst . witlq, Same in the days of Herod, when, too, it
loud cheers on tharehief redoubt—which, ell was fully 'peopled. Auspicous - 50 C al cir
ter "lowing nt 14.4,11 . 0 /teen. wrested fromf etuestanees would again, in his ag , soon
the French—Mill Swept .if tike ,a tornado. reward the cares of agricultore with shun
' Thos!; six mUSSlVe"etilunitiii; thinned' andi deuce, Want. superfluity,—People's
riddled' throngli, 'reectiled Aittirri' fie Fee toy of tAe„J3ible..
ionSit; - dike -the; waX;es - when they Meet aroelti ,
044 0 virks,urge4;fibacklrom , the ; Itf -
e Mean tliale, dark-end heavy . cletudsebee
roll up tneitscarchltig . „, ,
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now the eleinents:irrere to end jp,wiltittifOti
of ilte• t;nids.teofthe-d9cEntt
griiiipi: .t 4 1 60; pow forthc . firt time
thi ! 'eley7dreiir4,
thfolffitltteitWitight. ' 4 l he railfrOtedr twerei fallifigitthenc
ing the liking ami!dead armies; vet Nap*
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leolt;' heedleks of -the storm-, and knolviirg
i tivhat great results depended on the (next
day's action, was seen ' hurryin g on 1 foot
ihrough: the streets to the bridge, over - *hid]
I be-expected the corps of Marmout audlVic
liar .t 6 arrive. With anitious' heart 14 stood
tild listened, till the heavy tread Of thei ad
l'-rincing7ccilumns through the darkties re-
Iteved his suspense; and then, as they be-
Ivan to pour over the bridge, he hastened
hack, and traversing the city, passed Mit at
the other side, and visited the entire lines
. that were formed withbout the- , walls. IThe
I:bivouac fi res shed -a lurid light over the
i •
field, and be Came at everfstep upon h Nips
lof corpses, while groans and hunenta ions
I issued from the gloom in i'verV direction!;' for
ihousands of wounded, uncovered and un
buried, lay exposed to the storm, dra#ing
I -put the weary n ig ht in pain. Early in the
I morning, Napoleon was on horseback, land
•tode nut to the army. Taking his Place
beside a hmre fire that was blazing 1 and
i'racklitig, in the centre of the Old Gourd,
!he issued his orders for the day. Victor
!tvrisfon the right ; the resistless N'et' Oa `the
left, over the Young Guard, while StJCvr
i had Marmont were in the centre, which l Na-
Nikon cotnmanded in person.
'" The rain still fell in torrents, and the
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thick mist shrouded the field as if to (shut
I tun the ghastly spectacle its bosom exhibited.
The cannonading soon cominenred, hut ‘vitli
!little effect, as the mists ettneraled thri ar
iiiies from each other. A -hundred and' six
-1 i,,. , tht m , or l o f th e allies, stretched in a huge
!:seinicirele along the lwiehts, while iNla po
leon, with a hundred mid thirty thousaed in
!a plain below, was waiting the favor:Adel ino-
I inent•in which to commence ,the treark.
At length the battle opened on the +rill - ,
1 '*l' re a fierce firin , was heard as Victor
i iiressed firtnlv fig-ilia an Aus-ri in battery.:
..Sutlietilv. Napoleon heard a shock like a
fi:;i:10. mountain'. While Vtc:or was en
, gagt , i7 the e•imy in front, Murat, tomer- ,
i..e.ved in thick tni:a, !Lid stolen around to
lli rear, and without a note of waratng.
burst tot h twelve thousand cavalry on, th,
b teniv. lie role straight through their !tru
stn Imes trampling antler foot the, and
dying. :Vey was equahy successful oil the
deft, and as the mists lifted, it showed die
',illied winks both driven hack. The day
wore away in blood—carts, loaded with the
Woumled, moved in a constant stream into
the city ; but the French. were victorious At 1
MI points: and when night again clOsed
ever the scene, the allied armies had deci
ded to retreat." . I
.Levz •roa raz Dzan.—Theicwe that= 1 1
tomb, sa y s I.rvie,g•itsno of itio:ooblesi
the soul. If it had Its tantau..ittuts likewi
lights; and , witek the overwhelming, byryt
culled into' the getlLe Mar of reco . 'Election,
anguidt and eonvultdvengtinyoverthe preset ,
all w exaostlovedare softened attrayiirtia pens
taboo} of. 1311 that 1 14341 the deYll;:of.lts , 1
Who %voila root Seth asntrowfrunt the )lea
pa sing' clout " :
brighrholirttif ettaretta lcilee ••1
over:the honr of gloom; yet who wield •
the y,ong of, pleasurtcer the burst o
fie, Ofet.'e ie a. v09 3 ,- 6 , 4 4 10 Ate tenik,Alyft.„
s poor: therels a remetillkanee ethe dead
we tern-lereM - front the' ehartitisPthellving
ives the
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The Bowie Kb life R , Rod its Inventor. . 1 e SIMINOILLE, Julylo, 1846.. .
: • This itistr ReY
umdnt wtiS . desised by Col. 1. ?
&,, Dear Sir; In bell* of. the ,Ceatiniitee of
th Ar e rn 4 ize in in:eztlfi s t ii t c h 1
z t ,o nti p t i. n;h o o tt o r l 'celebration' Of
James Bowie, tin Amer can, and n man of -
nddreKs on thst
desperate' valor. l: He 'co sidered, and trppa- occasion, for, publics:non. Ifson yield to our earnest
rently with jastiee, too, that in close fight- 1 sipy for the wiroming Co.
.RecOrd, with eeryal;,st. fur tlie reople's,Advocute, at
i n n., ainuchShorter weapon than the sword
orilinarialy in use, -b ut still heavy enough to Montrose, t o metiernisnrod wih
etwen : .
wive it sufficient foree,' arid, the same nine, Rev t P. S. IVord4. . - W. Bseenra
contrived to cut and • tlirtist, would be 'far ' ,1
preferable, and More advantageous to the ADDRESS— 1
wearer. - He , accorditigly invented the short Putiow CITIZNS: Time in itsuncensing
sword, or knife, Which has since gene under revo - Ititions has brought-ms to the seventieth
his name. It is made of various sizes; bat Anniversary of oilr national-. intklpendence..:
the best, ll witty' shy, is about the length of a We (nine togetheir as members of one vast,
carving knife,—cast perifeetly srnight in the free.fitinily, to:brighten the chaitrof friend
first instance, but treaty rounded at the end shim° strengthee-the bonds which unite
on the edge side : the upper edge at the end for us, and to niandlist and cherish• those patri- '
the length of about twci incites, is ground otic aentiments w)fich are befitting the occa
into the small segment Of a 'cirele, and ten— ; i on. ,
~No hostilei purpose, no party clangor,
an apparent curve no selfish interesq has created this Concourse
tiered sharp ; thus leaving
of the knife, although, in reality, the upturn- of friendly heartstand joyous faces: we are'
ed point is nofhigher than the line of the here for one ()Went, to testify our increasing
back. 'Thrr back-itself gradually increases attaphinent to eonstitutiottal liberty; we are
in weight of metal as it improaciies the hilt, aalinMted by one emotion, a desire for •our
on which a small guard ill placed The bowie country's prosperity.
knife, therefore, has a curved, keen point ; 'Tie love of Conn-try is universal in the hit
is double edged for the space of about n man /mart. Be it the vice-bound coast of 1
couple of inches of its, length ; and,- when in Greenland or lie burning sands of Africa,
use, falh with the weight of a bill-hook. Ibe it, amidst , eitilization and refinement,
have heard it stated, thio a blow from one where liberty clwas, orintider the:deadly at- j
well wielded is suthrient 4..) bjeak a man's arm. niosoliere of ionorenee, tyranny, mid oppres-
terrain, that I havd myself seen sculls ,-,„,;niere breathes Hot ,
of. exicans brocerlit fretn die battle-ground i I
" man with 8011 i so dead
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San Jacinto, on whielt Texas gained her . That never ,to hi:ltself nail' said
iiidependence, that were ;cleft nearly throng h ; This is toy Kit, IDY untive land'."
the thickest part ofthe Mine behind, evident- I There needs nettling to excite hi you, fel
at 03 blow, :mil with striini.eit force to low eiitizens of d4s republic, the 'feeling of
throw out extensive cradles, like those of a putriptisin : it kitidles with the first dawn of
stareed glas.. This is more true to fact, consdiousness; it glows in your bosoms in
then complimentary to ill. lexican valor. At youth and matili4otr; it burns with increas
th4 same truce it proves khat old adages may I lior Instre as years ,roll away ; and when
oceasiotialiy be mistaken. "He that fights ;ilcout to embark run the returnless voyage,
and runs awv" does not always " lire to , like the grateful Jew the last accents that
fight another day." Bowie %vent to Texas : fall front your, trembling lips, are, " Peace
(luring the trouble which preceded the lode- oc within thy lioders, and prosperity within
nendence of that country, and Wal lying sick ! thy paleces.'
in bed at the Fortre.:4s Of the Alamo, when, i The Dechniatip of American Ilidepen
on the fah of March, Is3fi, it was stormed , deuce. is a rem:vs.:dile instrument,' and ori
by Santa Anna and taken. Bowie' was I ginated at a juncture most. critical and peen-
Murdered there upon hia pillow. The li'ind liar. , Affairs had approached a crisis de
that fermed the (Readliii knife could no lon- inanding promptless in decision mid action :
4er wield it.— Colonial Ofagazine. 1 somethine- matt be done:: our fathers were
n i •
reduced to the alternatiVie eith'er to-submit
to Eitropean wrongs andoj,vpressions,.or to
resist with manlyl firmness,/ They chose the
latter course. They wdre surrounded -by
elm titustances dila would have disheartened
ordinary teen; buipfcy were. nut ordinary
men ;, tiie v ini•ethe einergeitcy with-a firm
ness that inspirit4d the lifeless, and breathed
hope into the /e:lrts of the despoodent.—
That noble itistraine lit that has been read in
vouri hear Mir, the proddetion of oar Mon or-
I;...e n'i' sigeed by his patriceic as
tliat gave alit presage en lIS Willi/ale :41-
Olilliji: T hos telier:ite:d men 1101 V sieen in
:heir graves, butt their flumes and memory
-ire cliishritied in the beans of the lit Mg-, amid
-hall c1(.5„..(-iid to 4iusterity encircled- with a
lialo•of glory of increasing lustre':
It is good for ns, thee, to .be here—to re
vive :t.lie recolleezions
,of the past--to con
teteidate the present—and to thrum- our anx
ious regards forvehrd to the future.
rthitnentous, and auspicious results often
:trise front feeble and - unpropitious beefin
nings Who would have predicted, that in
•-c) short a time the seeds of liberty east upon
the s4:rile_Rock ofPlymouth would produce 1
a trial strikiv,„its,lroots sudeep, and shooting
forth ts branches is such wide-spread luxu
riauce, as to afford a shelter to so many mil- i
lions Of happy, ire Omen, and sli !ruse its frt.--
grance over so large a portion of the peopled
earth 1 T hose - settls were guarded-and nur
fl their germination and development
by did sleepless vigiltmee of an over-ruling
Providence; that RoCk'tvas like the rock
smitten with the rod of Noses. sending forth
its 64 and unfailing streams for. the re
freshment and healing of the nations. Such
an idea as au independent Republic, seems
never to have entered the minds of the Pil
grims ;or their descendants, until it 'was
forced 'neon them by stress of circumstan
ces- They thet't oplv of being good and
loyal subjects of the 'ring of England, until
a multitude of injuries
.and disabilities 'led
thein,.dffectiouately, but firmly - and earnest
ly, to remonstrate ;! and when their 'respect
ful retnonsirauces {were, met only with addi
tional and aggravated insults and injuries, I
they thb't not of "severing the political tie
that hotted them tp their„ mother country,
until 'they Were,' harshly. repylsed friam the
foot of the 'throne. They, then threw them
selves upon the Fprtection of the God of tat
time! illaiing l'ailetl to awaken a sense. of I
justiele'lit, the
-British authorities, they. stood
forth in;-the digtiity . of oppressed_ innocence
and dared to assertand defend
In tit itervous ...a emphatic:. language ,of
the eli
tinent and patriotic Heney, ! they , ape ,
peak itet only, tot:tents : but to
, 4 ;`- the Gotiof;
hosts;' -', hosts ;'-', they •belitwed . there was, a just
God' in s heaven, whO . woald ; fight. their bat-•
tles.forhem ; 1 ' thay , were ,Phristians,- and ,
filth& they regarded war as an evili• and to
be depr :eated as the sorestealtunity that can:
befal a
( Iwo*, the . !oaken Upon .:their posi-
don- as' ne. that j . sttfiektt 'resort to- the
sword. They . fOuktt_tiot : tp sotinte, revenge,, to acquiie.territOry i lto seenre-military glory,;,
but' they, feught forithe stired.aud inalietiali
ble . rights . of min ,they-.fought for,, their
lives, tli4ir bowels, r ,,,„,,i,„tie .„.., fot
theirwiifes nneilil area, for. generations to
caplet they fought (or yop, tt& fur 41te, - ,
''Cinikqatia , af3lieitttegtity attltelr purpose
and the . gliteoustmo ofltlipir !noose, „they
trustedt the Oier7 sitiotigthe„,;Altaighty:-
Eng& ini, teirltlef tie, -,' :Nu r,,w,tuti their: 4N - 4,-
11 1404 : 0 .6 e i, -:.401.!; their' ---o,4**-cfori.
theat:".. ~ .e' raise , ~. ,fpetti, : sagaciou4s 3 o Ate
enitnelV hariibe
,and invineibleittaAtelnt",
tle-field.. The eiliolluened antljtipif coy&
denee'iii the GlodAtlittli'ilad.)otite,Aidii: all theiti*thiiqgf;-40.495,;:and:,
pfiltit r et 1 9 11 d 4) ..t1.1(Yi`411): et,ITP,AMPNie
ilitif - itii ed the ', i&safelif.fikrii: tkeiri *ilk
.... --, -i t t.!,(l_ -,:: :t r.l ~ - l' - ' i . 6;",, •,:
aliiiiiq ti lo t l,, t 111 q. , R 1 :W..k.18:, . cilk .
!Attain! theity!' Std" . iiid`'dontit fil 40
Strange Discovery.
GmttaLiiEn., March, 1846.
A few weeks ago the Chief Justice of
Gibraher had some workmen emplOyed at
his house; and while oneMithf:m was digging
near the dining room wiaidow, he perceived
an openin7, which he found was very deep.
lie, with sonic others an..l tha Chief Justin,
himself, ventured alperiure, and
Vp, , ,l.JiLs.c k epjljpg,,,a,boutirty feet, almost per
tites hanging about as White us snow, and di
various forms—soni c It Le vriulirlpwers. lii
die midst of all this watt a human skeleton,
stielijin g to the rock, and the bones of a doi,
ir, both 11.. r sag laiconie petrili, d.
(I.iief Justice's. boost, which is. all Old one, is .
binit inoneduntilv 0,4 the cave. I walk
cdpu: oil the 4 II inst_ td exainine the bouts.
Iris dune melinicholyin see the skull; the
aater has dropped. on the hover jaw till it
hat run &wit and hardened, gOing it the
mpearatic e of a heard.; Some parts arc
mte petritt ai. The scalp still reinauts,
e veins on the left side i are very distiivn.
7112 Huse 1 I WI.St• ha! , ll4g. decayed, and the
cciainiug pars are alsoisume. The bones
of fie right hand w•re itisteued to the riglit
of the head, „SO 014 i the poor creatire
'sortie 'appearance of having laid down tend
probably of starvation, and with
Lai under his head, sylt4cli is half tarried
ravd,.. as if - he or she had been looking
Theotire set of teeth were beautifully Or
fecbut the front ones of the lower jaw dr4p
peijut when it was rnovt.d. The boncsiof
diem , lay beside the huhlan hones- t
t •
inlistaken in the Person.
2 accident occurred in the U. S. Semite
1 .
on estlay last, which created a 'rood latiOi
an 4e complete discomfiture of its ori7itia
tor. voting blood froni Virginia was (ti
:road upon the floor, liy a senator fmin
th.a!tte, awl took his suit among, the Mr,.
. disl nta /its Icon gctied there. Atit , r
spell; nit hour, lie lef in coinpany•n4h
Ins attend friend, but I iscovered, as sego
ii.s . e :ached the, out* e. door -that Ii s
glow. -.1 'new pair of yellow kids—we e
"'rust gloveth ;_theylliave been thol n
- fronlie
" )0 .0 suspect any bite?" inquired ti
senor. _ •
. .
. orir, I do." . 1 E
." to g enough to ponn.him out." '
Tie ki carried him !lack to the door,'
and King to two very orilitiarily -dressild
getitinitisaid, "It truth one of those to
!nun,' . i._
" Yolk. of those persons is Mr...P.—±,' '
the Iritisj,, l ist er , the (Idler is Gellert!
S-1----,. At; Commander-in-chief .of tite
Kllitd . SI nrcny•
'il .y 4 twin Was thtinderstnttk i , and.
iu thtl nv-Ey of his agit4tion, _thrust 1 s:
hand l deAlo his dexter breeches pock i.
w)ien,lo, Itilhold 1 he foUnd his glov •
Plishal in sandiest_,, P i/ .
He !nuke( eni _j oo ht t i
! at the Senatifr,
—looked ' lut .gayi ilk
even .
IA ,
her li
' 4 wb
the w
Irani gi ' ,
the po
41ridlotin '
lig a lap
ii melt;
'NBA; thia
;es begai
t e
St Pe
NO. 7.
:{. ~:~a :... ~: ~i~<aj~ 350T .r.~.:.~.~..: .., .~~.c + :~=; 2 ~Y5aw:.?+.:.it55F-r.x ::':~r4.,—i"`~i'S=xl~bYdµ9
Ads;ertisemetiti ConSylOtiOn la y inserted sit the iot
a, ratil pc Fttf-tr, iv foi, thisTatit, aiid
Txiisti-FIFE CETS- culditinnal for each stibsequent
ii • MC W 6Q/1 1' " 7. E "E3 - ,1 ':! kr..'E-'),.;
Yearly 'Advertisements with the nivilege, of al
teratiorb- Rex te exceed t: . ,fl . •
Wader Canine, puper.,,,per As 00
tittlfeol_tOi( dO do . 00
One Coltunn; do 4, do
Business Cards,.: -do doi 300
All otiacr,ndvertisetuen_ti, inserted
rAteg... • •
Adrertirmen6t'shouid be marked Iblth tkeznam•
ben of iniertiehe'resittired. ; '
thi contest: — Many - wire thetie.',exfol -that
tried`mefes souls . - We-should foie tblii(gir
around 'Lexington and Itunicer
you to the plains of Cariaden
•of Saratoga, 'to" point-you to Tretitaiviand
Yorktown;' to enumerate the ''trditiliceil iVeit
by sea and, land from our haughtylcet.:biit
naust lured lightly ' pass' rapidly 'lover
this consecrated ground, and leave theisitli4
jest to lae pursued in your mditationii;irliffes
I advert morepartieularly to Otir present
17 , • • - 7, •
We Urea' great ana;ntighty people,*-- ''-'3 1 451e
benificerit Author of - good has . - ilio*efeid
his . hleisings Upon us I With - rvititini#Cent
hand., :Our population is Spread'ove'fiin'ei
tendettsurface; richer iriagriCulittritti3iiiiiti
ufactaritig; and .commercial 'reseatieektliiin
any.-hinitvisited by the lighrof hetiiiiii. "We
have .advanced to 'wealth and • (400rtite
r-tient with unexampled rapidity: l Y Piiptikiiis
cities now rear their glitteringspiresheie.
lately. the Indiareraanied in untutored 'wild-
ness and muttered over 'scenes 'OrbloCid . vtlie
wild beast has been' driven froth his frivbrite
haunts. .;Oar extended rivers- - tind inbd
seas are .covered with noble steratherit;rieMy
freighted with the products of successful aid
'honest ariii, while our canals ancl -, , railulf,-
almost rumiltilating time and spaCe,lteep , up
a constant and friendly nterccirmtrMititatipn
between the most widely spread' . porticiiteltif
our country-. In stitutionS of leaniiingtintrhe- -
nevolence are springing up en every. - liiind,
mingling the rays of science and the:heasiiis
of piety, to-illuminate, cement s tifink arid
bless. The. genius of liberty
_ . havitieheeh
driventby despotism from the Ohl tvicirld;lis
taken up its abode in the newt It ' , Sours
witli-the eagle to the-tops of ourtof tj-iiibtin
tains,. and ruminates iniour pencefellValleyi.
•It animates our crowded cities, and- dwells
i unmolested in the deep recesses - of- our 'tin
, broken fOrests. It breathes in th. - intritritir
of the gentle rivulet, and lifts up- its y oke in
I the roar of the crested billow. Itis . 4,artilleil'
1 in tho'strains of natures own sweetsting'steri,
i and echoed back in the .dotes of the'petAing
I thunder. Above ; around, beneath; on every
hand, is the genius of liberty. Ours institu
tions .are at once the light, theglory, atilfthe
hope of the world. They 'breathe tipliiidf
equity and equality into our /awl; the
cure the sacred and inalienablerights.ofon
t science ; they recog nize the sovereignlytitit
I majesty ofthe people. , • . . , .
I Liberty ! there is ecstacv in the solititib
lan American ear. It falls upon his 'li
I sweet and soothing es the music of
I it dwells itrthe very air we breathe ;. it riettkiS
t • . ~.
our hardy sons with energy and
1 and clothes our virtuous.daughterstWithievel
line-:s mid. beauty. Other nations are catch=
" tl
• in 7 the inspiration. "Local clistinetions
- , tAn3.....,ir-ptz.4iKy 41.m......0n55in 1 y: airay. "l!rhe
eskeining. each other more. Members - of
! (lift . .. Tent national families are - .attnehing
themselves to each other - by various:l:Ma
in:tie. -
' rations of reciprocal it-uod will. Localqueig'•
I -
does art; becoming of lessluterest, and gem
I eral.qtrtAions are assuming greater' inipork•
lance. . Men.bekin to understand the:lrightti,
1 and to_ feel for, the wrongs of. eacir other.
! Let the trumpet of alarm the sdunded, and
its notes are • now heard by every 'nation,
whether of Europe or America. - Let avoice„
i hurter:on, the- feeblest breeze, tell that: thi
; rig hts of ram' are in danger, and it Stoats
tiro' valleys and over innuntains, acrosseon,
' tinents and, oceans,• unfit it has vibrated. .on
the ear of Jhe remotest dweller in • Christen.
i dom. Let:the, arm of,oppression, be q irnised
I to '<Trish the feebleA nation, and there' will
be heard everywhere, if not the..-stern . shout
lof defiance, at feast the deep-timed, murmur
of indig,narit displeasure-:- - - - it is th'ee:ry, of u
grieved, 'inthilied,. much "abtaied '.intinif is '''
down-trodden humanity, awaking , lii,'..YAef
mi g ht from L the . slumber' iif -flge.', litilting
herself front the . dust, 'an'd prepitriiii,f?t it*
mighty conflict. Her arm is_ nerved onthipOteney rber voice i§ as the itkee" t Ot
many waters. . She shalli go-forth:
quering- to con joist, until' her' &St .: fee- 401
lick the dust. - Wo unto the inan'; iv. tO
the dynasty , two unto the ,party,iwii.u, tri
policy, thatishall feel the 'scathingfilQii% •
- , ..,,,,, , t,
her indignation.'
-Bait; is there''tni danger,, to bteo,pir;el*riit - ed? -
to our sacredly cherished.,freedmit . r. ~.2,y,a,..
1 it ltuks; aril every liitifd;'' Th,,iiifif ot4
ius of, oui,ipelitical. 'OrgliiiizatiOlC`tntery9
, considerationrNif peril: Our sPoPidar'llelec
, ,_.:rt,,
thins are a frhitftd occasion .of .uttn , Aleroug
e xritemenLiciiiii tipotentlempliiiinp4o.fmtik
and duplieity.y.We hiiVeleasciti,indre4l the - ,
operatiort , Ofintoitc - Cnnses,l whi c h iii...Aiik
first developmenf'giye'speCions :Protnisk,.or
public- hawk- There lare . 'iistriiniiikteil,-- .
sties in active operation; tiltich''thria,"`* ,
suln - eit:the very foUndatiOnr nr.Oitip - 411--
cam Sniditutions: i'' Alf-theier.eniniidnintitms:
1 premohishitic ofitrpeiliii*'''dittOi'.i, l l o oth .
lititv.thilehinniionisolibiitidellienitleilMAt fr
inquire how we may meet and • repil l i . i tliat`
d tu f gers =4, how - ivltAnbil'diiiotititWihe'tithi r -,
ini , clouds. so fearfully charged Avith'ilie'.4lf 4
enietitsifirriltil,;J-tiliallqvei. ieli fi tiiiiiVnll '-
'hope of our 'eour- prosperity, and til t .
ourselves. Ip, to - e 43heilleii4- 'lO2Oll-litd'es.
pair? Are the difficulties 'of 'ijiiii 4 iiciAtiiii )
it onAF. t i n A t AttAblells ..*lfiatO W
n ! t i z nn s ;.tinkf.littiO.lenittriA..fore*Litlititiiitol
not 019:iPart of hPgnanimiti tOtoltiiiiindern
the :pr ospect of peril, l)64'. ivhail ivtiolifetiliitid
eyes ; tpll)t-At cpprOachintiiO4.4ithiiiiiidatt4l
gers;4et tiChoicirOts oniseli*likhiiiien*ehefl.'
apprnP.ll4ol:lo4iis:tiir their prevention fatal
r gi'l 9 v.fikl , .:Nr itositinn*lireltiticiiit.Tietliiiia- .
hotir,„ moke.iitiittipeittiiefihiliniiillto.'
my - ...f.ntAitneMi.;(*.ii - :anit phiinlyof-flliholihri.
be 4 1 , 1 **ht'iOnfidetitOertellttniintiiiiio).c
110 18 0, A:ooooeltiFitie,,,,tiero I - tb*itliffettl '
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ii44 , 1*.0.i_e, - *igormilituti_plaittatiow.,.
eg.9fttfir.fiiiirimprFgpoie i lipiiiiow* -
?iwseilin'irttr.s4o4:aminleth i elo : . ..-'itii*;": `..
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