Texas Ranger. (Washington, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 28, Ed. 1, Monday, December 2, 1850 Page: 2 of 4
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I TflMTi nprrnrrT Ml nil ll ""T iTTt i ii " tcenx.ents are xo be- found ncli T?nrM.w Twtfnni new? is rmieniilmS2l?r
... t? i..i "!?.-,.,, mt.1 lOi" o-EEs1-??!-
lain. j!iiiiKiauuf i-iauto imu wim-i jwp' -a-
. s SSJFnes
New Orleans Market. W
pThe vote in CracKeU, en the -PearUft
' Bill issaid to be as follovj: '
JJThis business of our office for the pa.
laonthavlng irifcreaseil m Ahe vsay o-3ob
-sSQScllSFeiaye -udt been able io Uestow
that attention to tlie'Raiiger, -rcbich Is Beces-
varv, fgggwiH not Jjs the Aase lon, sis we
iia-e mgtgaTraugement5.got additional aidt
in tlieTftehauical department. .
Public 3Icefiag ia Grimes Concty.
is- TliB -citizens ofGrimes conniy bave request-
; -fufes o e Mtiee mata public meeting will
'Wemeia. at 10k court house m Antierson, on the
pDecenlber nexttotakqiuto considera,-
tToahdve bxpressioti -ot "their opinions in
regdJsL to ilie present sectional questions agi-
m ifid- QnJted iStatas.Ehis being a meet-
inmrnjwfrtmifM crflrw tuoainnii ftnnnlrl tTIfp r rtPf?n
esir itisreaniesLlv reouested tliat all wjio
car&QMtBnd an that da v.
JLiiereKiS'-KO oou reason jor
tliis dfeclineas TthelasCaaviceslrom Europe
the cotton mafifSrtasirin, with an upward
Hiit. " ieenifints are xo be lotmd nch
ahd thcap lauds, fnd a dslightfni and salubri-
out. tlunato. "We have- always believed that
the tardy increase: in the population ol Texas
i urs otvhur more-io n wan?f a proper appre-
liiaiion eft thGvaIUe aiid character of onr lands
and cliinatp, than: to all othercauses combined.
In proportion as they become better known
1 our population, as we now see. must increase,
and go on increasing until onr vast agricultu-
ral domain, now for the most part lying idle,
shall be converted Into prolific fields si cotton,
sugar jsnd grain. To this result we areliappy
to believe, we are rapidly tending. Tht.re is
room for all who may come but those who
come first will have the best diance of mak- i
mg fairorsble and .desirable selections, and
securing themaif -prices ubelow what tney
might have to pay a year t)r two later. We
would therefore say to ail those whoure look-
ing to Texas for a future home, that the soon-
er they carry ont their intentions the better
for themln many point? of view."
The Dallas Herald remarks:
"We have conversed with several intelli
gent traveling gentlemen from other States,
New Orleans Marketi
Saturday avening, Nov. 9
The activity which -prevaij
tclggMiie despatch stateSMiat at Joold at the conWry ian( thev all unite in
ltrie-Slhr cotton hadlelittea a j saying, that, throughout the Southern States
there is a geuerajspmt ol emigration to Texas.
In the slaTeholding States bordering on the
"tton-slaveholdnig States', it is becoming a mat-
ter of priine'ne-cessiiy- The slave owner
.knows not at whatT hour his property may be
stolen from Jum and hurried off by the aboli-
tionist. Hence there is a general feelingvith
this class to remove them to a place of safety.
It is estimated that there is now not less than
one thousand gentlemen of wealth in different
portions of Texas looking oututnre homes,.
RaSjvesierday our much abused leirislature
aiSbJ limpurpose of acting on the JPearce j
Bilk JTt has TeeE.3uggestccrthat a aommittee
he,appoiht,d from sachlsonse to wait on the.
editor t5f the S. W-ijnerican, ,and solicit his, hearty welcome to all we say."
views and plans m relation to State poacy, as
it as very irloortan 'lhat at JK$s fcrkies ?ul?i
juvice should J)ejaven - - -
-ItT. J. JiUclver, Er.'win aeejt our
IkanksTorMs kindness. "xThe. Ranger "wiiP-be
ibrwarded to Slr.'Jas. Foster-v
gEor'tlie pasS three weeks there has
ffcentwoafcfailures between Galveston and
Houston, S&eraby aelaying onr 2?ewrOrleans
' malPJhr daysi These failtirare cfecasion-
hyS3U boats getting aground, which
sodulielryness of the seafeis cer-
tfenly a very good cuse. We have hern
23cciwualcieiifJra-for theiast week to
raise cur navigahle streams hut as ''all sigh's J
are ajtt to fall in a dryjseason," we "fear that
the iErposs well as Buffg ayon "ttiill con-.tinne-at
least a feays loffgqrin its present
The Civilian says:
the date of our last weekly Keview wj
sustained, and the sales up to yesterd
not exceed 15,000 bales. Yesterday tl
counts by the Africa, the steamer of thel
ult , came to hand, and though they
an advanceof d., they had no influet
our market, the depressed rates of Esol
and the upward tendency of fieghts ni
izing their effect. Thesales were an?,
auence confined to 4000 hales. To-day tl
mand is not animated, and the sales
exceed 2500 bales. ..making a total fort
week of 21,500 bales. &
Tlie demand has been very gener?jl
.Northern buyers having partfeipated tog
extent. The prices of Good jVDddiin
upward have not .fluctuated, but the M
qualities are easier. "We tmotet i
Good jSCddhng, x
Sugah Inferior to Prime 3a5f c. T
Molasses 25a26o. , g
Fi-our ?ofor Ohio; 1 40a'i
sup. Dliuois and St. Louis; and $i S7;
14 u 4sL,
i .. -
m t.- .- !;-.. - . fr. -. --logrQ nianos
anv na;uuutt jjl iuiuii"uiiian. 7nto xexas
ioxv condition. -Hgjvdfcdri oufJi;ieud of the
Telegraph musfeuit despair "there's a better
vhieh ch us, an tlui evidences which are I
continual! before usJare SeyQml precedent.
Aoout ik'e iiuudreaernfepe!ir wcekarrive at
this eilbut this, we learn, is nothingin com-
parison, with the overland emigration. At a
moderate estimate, we shall have an accession
of at least 25,000 to onr population, the pres-
ent sfeson. The immigrants are of the belter
class of people. Ianv of them brinir lar2e
rnimborsof shwes. .
The 5cksburg Whig, says: rgi
A. number of planters of this country have
gone to Texas with the view of selecting lo-
cations unending soon to leave the soil of old
Warren for more productive lands in the State
to which a vast plantiiur emigration from all
parts of the" country is selecting with yearfv i
increasing tide. To retain their population
against such inducements to emigration as
Texas offers, the older Southern States will
have to diversify industrial pursuits within
- 17 -
35- Th&dbl!4fritte luixsf lievts, we clip
from jheSalMnonib4 Ledger of November
A train of Wftgpnsrom El IPaso arrived in
Jmsjilace on Thursd)'' last, beingTaonie twen-
ty;four or twenty-five days on thexou1oVThe.y
" 0 I n Fleming &untytTCtotuclyTVv"ilIiBrit
Bingo shot and killed Ills brother-in-law in an
altercation, shot aud fatally wounded his own
mother for expostulating, and then Shot hi
sister, the wife oT the murdered man, hut she
will recover. Thenext day he was pursued
uv the neighbor, and, was. shot dead by oue
of thapnrsuBrs upon wliomluf hadfed his
pA cigar matiufacthrer in Bristol is exhib-
iting cigar lire-feet long- twenty-fiva inched
in circumference, and weighing thirty-five
jhraac P. Feilowsr ho had relapsed into
liquor after jeming the sons of Temperance,
sent his daughter out of the room and shot
himself dead in Canton, Illinois,, during,a-fitof
of delirium tremens. " -s$tP
irsMessrs. Gobb, Toombs,
wltlrgreat yoal, and aredviacatiiig the cause-
rPmonwiUi the-lTa5p1efrecL whereverT jjhc reuerablc Bishop- Sonic has publi.-hed
Many "persons who are vatv expert In the
use of the ride knor notliing of the principle
upon Which it operates, and would be a a Ibs"s
if asked why a grooved barrel thrpxtts Ik ball
truer than a smooths bore. The. reasorisvaTe
In the first phice no bullet is, or-caivbe cast
peifectly spherical. One side Is always heavi-
er than another. The ball, therefor, ahvays
swerves, Jrom the rignt Hue of projection.
However hard, it may be to prove' this, the-
oretically practice demonstrates it. The same
smooth bore, immovably fixed twice loaded
with the same charge, of the same' powder,
with balls ea&giu: the same mould, will not
plant in, thesame spot-at the same distance.
The riflediaitel is a female screw, which
gives the tightly driven ball aA rotary motion
so that'the ball or rather the slug, swerves
with one twist or the screw, another revolu-
tion corrects the errors Theroare but three
motions in ..the rifle bail, nhe straight forward,
the spiral and the dowmyad, caused by the
power of gnn ity. A rifle df thirtv to the xxmtfd
drops its ball about a foot in" a'hundred yards,'
rifles are sighted, therefore, to meet-!thls"jdevia-
tion. -On-leaving the barrel, the ball moves
abavJjthe line of sight, continually falling ia
a parallel curve till it mtersects it. -if hepointj
xf Intersection is called the poin blanks "
vrlio- i uvtrcotr
JaMonPlales and tadiWat
MrsSwisshelm, ra a savage fU area
the maga?3ne fashiOii'-pJate says:
We know women now Who ttre tf
dying-ov their owrrnamlanlt moosl av-ig
I their prayers every day, and for thrr Feu
weronot molested 'by Indians. One man, the Magazine jvtbJishferSi are aecountal
frowev.6r, who left the party forthe purpose of
hunting, did not return, and is supposed to jthenvas: truly as ever: I&IJ& slew Uf'- bvJ
have, fallen into the hand of the savages. In
telligence had been received at E1 Baso that
the notorious? John Gia"nton was still m ex-
istence and 'was eHcampedsome few miles
above that p'ace. Whether this be true we
are unable to say, but considering fife crcum-
slautial accounts os deatli which have
been received fcQnOrVarietv of sourcas. we
feel inclined to doDTit.
the bar of the- Sternal. "They axlnnrH-B
?WearG unformed hy pMvate Intelligence
from Eagle Pass" of a horrible tragedv which
has recently occurred beyond Santa Bcsa, m j
Mexico. Four men left EagIe Pass a few
weeks since fof California, liailngan company
with them two free mulatto woran. Beyond
Santa Bosa three of the men composing tlnr
party were fofind lylns dead iu their calrrp.
Two had been shot and the third had, bfieh.
killed bxu kuite. The fourth individual and
and childan were missing. The
been broken, open amhrifled of their
gnclndnig amongst other things, the
LswordoflamafeUes NQhniaaB. at'ur
teach the?& victims otSasTuan-piate sjixaa
taat tnefiOnrwnaieDones sttcsang oofcs ia
their sidi the tigBttripgSr tied; arou,TiJff
small of the. back, and wexgUnsT aurts t,-
Ing on them, a'fe crushing tdeir hes am ifedJ
draffin them to their graves, Thev viW$$)$
believe they are entailing misery aud dvp-
and deafh upon their children. 1iU vcl
inany of them do kap4t,:iaiicl with ad tig-:
vaunted love for theMgjesgwoaid raSg&t
see their little onest?55Ffeii-'lBband M
than tliev themselves should fad to look 'li
PromQtheus m my picture here a long
( funnel seron a jug.
sumor live tuonsana dollars, xne wagons
cyLifejptth&eneampmeut. - i
sesig-,. rttg- yg-frv ., . jr.to- .-
-Tiie HetliodistEpIscoyarTimrGli, Soulli
a letter addressed to the Ministers and Mem-
bers of the-Methodist Episcopal' GhurchSoUth,
which thus clones: '
It is an importanUnquu;y, Ayhat benefits have
resulted to the church, to-Ahe eommumty. and
.especially to the colored people, in the slave-
holding Staf.es from the legislation of the Gen-
eta! Conference on the -ansritnonof htverv?
Occupying, as I now do, -and as I ever have
done, a position ' where I can have iia separate-
personal interest In the Question of slavery,
and under a consciousness (whfch-sccnsafiJQns
to the contrary will not unsettle or disturb
that I have been influenced m my course, of
action by no other motives but the best inter-
ests the greatest possible good of all con-
cerned, it is my settled opinion, that the legisla
tion of the church on tup civil institution of
slavery In thcseflhitedvState.vhas4ieen pro-
ductive of nd good, either to thevbbdies- or
mnlanf mpn hrt hut rather nnerritPf?imnrInM..
ly to fhcanserpf religion, and especially tgof e letters, oiG8aashmgteu Tic
llltrUllOluato ui mc omit ujiumiiuu' -uira v,v
this reasoh, in. connection yith thosevprevious-
ly assigned, I belteveHhe "tiiuth section should
be left out of th& Discipline. f-
No portion of the United States can pi
more Batteanorjndueementsj te emiGrrautc-
"Texasjin immense quantities of lanJ
uusnPpasSedaertihtv which can be oo:a"
faiLcheaper than the worii ont lands
ofderStatep, tiom bi ned wlfi'te rpiua
'purity andhealthfmuess of the cU
TV 0 ,r.tr
ted m auyotaej:pottion oaco nr
Jvuen "Jauionrtiaf WirniE-v-.
not orlerthe same certaraxsu ar J
toil aud labor, as th? rich: plamsoT
We rejoice to, see-ihat the" tideof erutlsaj
is: constantly increasing. Tfywewut b- tstfQj
m the broad jdoaiain Of lexas ibf maa wai-,1
for thcbQraigrani to erecr his home and a.ti
in the wdxe of davefouinir its rcsourtWR? she
f development of the resource? of Tei.Sijpts
been retarded for margy years bv her ooraSis
j with the Mexican and the Indian,, but a hr? &-
er prospeeris now opening before4ier- w &h.
her undo 'domain, thickiv niled witlt ir-
of .manufacturins, with, railroads aSfetftol
Icommeicial facdiries, she wojild rask ct
the nrfiat and mosuowerful States of the
federacy. , These? useful and inaidceEp 5fei
jectsjmay he accpjnphshed b-afew yes 31
nonorans auuajaaiius exexaoa jxta v
JTsThe eastern papers arepubliihrnx
--loberZPurner, recently convicted of mur-
der at Sah AutouIo'Tand sentenced totthe Pen-
itentiary for fifteen years, managed,., while
triSng In the blacksmith shop"oT the-prison
on Bfcnday afternoon, to elude the vigilance of
rmrri ffmnvvp.il for snm'e ffsthline.oat? the? con-
3s. . r-.T 1 r-j i-.. i
Vlci scon - uuneu jiiuisunjiar tuu wuuutr, reu-
Pokx SMjBss5ll-2Tf!iPBme $8 2otu
jljacok UQuidcrs 5a5g; Hams OaG
Plain, and 7aJ0 for Canvassed to best
Laud Prime 'and choice 7jc7c.
.Tallow -Prime City BenderedT'e.
Baggxc akd Bope 13al3c. and &$?1G3C-
Copfee Bio, lOiallc. M "
Bioe Carolina 44'c,
Lnn: $1 25al 50 per cask
Salx Coarse 1 101 15;
30, delipered: Turk's Tsland 23e. ver hnthel.
TheMatagorda Tribune thus truly speaks
j of fhe growing prospects of our young" and.
-TrflBv Josnayrj-Thc prospects oS-idur
State, in. an agricultural and commerciaU&jint
j of view, are doubtlessbrighter at the present
tuna than they have ever been before. The
The Braaos Presbytery, (old school) met iu
this place rm Thursday Ism, and closed itsses-
S&ou yesray. There tsrejiresent soroe-ten
jyinlste from ddrerQnrifarts.of the State, mostor0ps, (if we except die cotton, which will not
pfwhom have come-ilhto Tuxas dnrhig.the last
year, showing that wvh Uie rapid influx of em-
nfdpn tponr yiung aniHaterestin Statj
odly1rfauib1ft' 'of iiieso learned nn-mpvis
teachorsiof rogioiar&lo blfftuhd sof oulv
emru ctrur ut s.
- Juaoiai of talent, learning and pulpit orato-
we"thiKkilmt that this preshytefyipJd-
aotsliirer iu c9tR&ron with any similar body
iitay ttf Twojiew miijistorsiwoceriaiu-
&Loc, Sunday The-mserine fortntbnc wor-1
"liIUp held daily djgringthe sson wrB well at--Jjeijded
by our clfeeji andAve hope that a
salutary iafiNtnce mBYTCsiAtr from tins meet-
ing of our PyesijyleriaflJs amonus.
'CFCol, C.LOwan se efegOtdighUi-
TiaoPiuy ooaSiiea 1 v i-iie resgimtHm of J. C.
WjIsou, in the Xsegi-datnre fim, the counties
3laMtitagorda, Wiwrton, Jackjoh and Q&oj(8.
-HIwcag -was ekwt hi eonsidesiflioflof
hjaii favor oPeags Bill. Ill oppo
-ueut wio. Qaii&n a MimKb. opponent of
tut BUI, ato was Mr. WiMu fho ret-iguod
8J'l Ui B4ahfedEqmror says that, th
JSTew York MirrSfrpBrfays th ,prophet as
to the mo.cmencroif.S&inist Presidential
campaign, and u 8 thapijg the Wiiip
ianot pnati tbit mipgiltRvo tjatiffi-
4ztes wtlrue thctaglit, jf x'yj J?&dm HU-
more and Gen Scott. ' The Whiperf may
agtate tills siect as much as th$f lifeaser-?
hnHt jthat, thjrDemo"erat vyntetain
form stirragiie qestion for some ujac yaya?
taU ...11- i l LIRllUV. IT
principle was known lo "thcNorth American
TiifTn. .. 7 1 . f- .3 nr.iiilnnu; was fIi.?nrrA.l.
TTHeir arrows are feathered spira, and jnote
preui$siy mine same manner as a rifle ball.
By experiment? recently made in the Brit-
ish Navy, it has-dweu proved that an eg"-
shaped bulltst will he carried to asgreat a.dis-
tance by a smooth bore as a sphericaL bullet
by a cut gun.-. The egg bullets feperimeuted'
with were lighter at one end "rlian" the other
Egg shaped bullets are often prolerradrby our
best shots to any other kind
GraJiaBi in 1851.
rGrSAHAar has completed the most p.xu
arrangements to give still lugfier'characterand
value to his Magaainc for the comin"- v'1310-
J?.It. James, the celebrated V?tlh-t,
hasueen engaged to give a series of splendid
George JfcProntiss, the Poet of the
mw -TriTl.lT- rinC1t- MfiTlfti.C Ol t iirl?t rxri
JrJ. ..-Ii '' .' ':v:"'Jiggv:r ' iv sfir
IJtU.V Ol UUl (.illCUtJ VWCXVAUUU iiizLUti illl-
dlc, and In hot pur-iutj'h np to tins tiaiS, he .
hta-Shown that two legs .fefebstterthan fonr.
ashe, h5s succeeded in exiling the officers of
tlpwingisatres:tract of ofie of them
JBcLti AJearesfr juue awl JLove ou ai
hurt mej Xkuow not how mGhj by the it
luationsu your last, that my letters to
have latelv been less frennehti heeaa-e? J 1 i
felt less ""concern for yjm. , The j si i
1 r .. t ....t .t.f-1 r ij- . - . :
IUU5U uaju&t may-a uov auuj. iwJnijt uujvi j
Have-weJtvcd now almost a score of vftar
the closesfand dearest ;oumiral iubKiaF
so hjttle"p'uipose, that, on an apptswauc? o:
of mattetition to you, and for which yon nr
Ihave accounted . In a thaniand
natural and more proiabfe, yoiy
upon that single moirve
ous to me ' 1 have not
-?krt tn w o ,. T,
justfee. We trust before on$next publication, j
the outlaw unll be retaken, aucwemovinsr the
I comfort of au exua bailnd chain. The Sn-
puriinunacut ucieu wiiu iiisiuuuuecisioa mine
luatter, cansTug bills to beajprinted and ckcala-
tedalLover the countryypVing a minute de-
scription of hini, aud offeritr n reward of one
hundred dollars for the re-appreheasion of the
fugitive - litem.
usivety a poem for every
afc- , come
" i S'ihe $&& degflendii and -Ae'nvcr
- -fciaL- oa&ies ntiviia
tJjlMWJBfefeTlie s'aiji arJ:l erowdBd v ith passenger-
much exceed that of last year,) aronbundant;
wealth and population: are flowing to our shore,
our commerce is increasing, and the resources
of ourState in every departnientCsing rapidly
ueveloped. A bnsy scene of prosperous indus
try is presented tothe eye, which must event-
ually terminate 3n a glorious triumph of the
"SnuoiStttt'iSlaste-Overnany darkening difficul-
ties. Like all new' comimes-slftf'lias Ifau
many obstacles to contend with, horn errona-
jous prejudices and the want uf ji correct com-
prehension of her capabilities. The truth is,
no aoantry at thpresent time not even the
vaunted gold region of fckKfornia ire3ents so
many inducements to the capital's;, merchant,
planter tttijugensou artteah, as Texas. Here
is a wide field and a-riclLjind certain reward
open to x!l not to be found elsewhere; rpady
employment for the one, and adequate returns
for the other, This is already- beginning to
be prejtty well known and Jeit abroad, -jf-we
vyfcf judge from the greet tide of emigration
now watting on our siorcs; not an impover-
ished on, who proptise nothing but a burthen
to our qoinmiiuity uat men of capital and
enterprise Theu, with these favorable aus-
pices "w e have much to hope for the future.
We arc not disposed to be over captious,
si the Alin California, bnt we must confess,
our regret at the perfect freedom and unseem-
ly manner In which the abandoned females of
the city are pewnitted to display fhemsQlvei
in our public saloons aud streots. Last ffven-
rag a number of them entered a crowded saloon,
and were followed out itsthe square by a mob
hooting and hissing at hcm, and thereby dis-
tmhing the pubkc peace. Thero are also-a
nntnberpf females parading the streets and
public plifeas, both day and night, dresseg in
-mqrt's garb, w!th Jlu a'ppendage&qf'falsG mi-
2Boys, if you wouldhe honored men.
t -vc tarr of vcur conduct now.
Grace Greenwood is engaged to oivc-1
ries of her beautiful stories.
J. M. Legare, of South Carolina, wi
tribute a brilliant set of papers for 1851.
Bliss Fenuimore Cooper, the author
ral 'Hours, is also engaged, with WhipJ
Jjongfellow, Bryaatand Lowell.
T. B. Bead, t$eAEilst and Poet, is
..K.n;-tao m- .iiji Uj iuiiv, ipiimrj.
the GaUenes a superb sot of dravin
tists from America have heeu sent to
and Paris, and jfspfcsndid set of bighiv
drawings hy the renowned l)jjfriftall
are to hirrnsltgd forGmham'sin'corm11518'
Ladies' Department, which will exco
thing Unit has over been produced in
iiiiigland, or the United States. The!!
pears in the December number.
All this foretells a year of splendor 8F
Magazine for lS51r-and as ever, Grah:
'readers will be astonished. GmJa
abolishes the system of canvassing
and constitutes every Postmaster and
Agents JSTow is the time Co form Clu,
OicJQacmcrmtTtiier doses ik? volume
AH orders for Graham's .Magazine, co
ing with 1851, wril be supplied at the fajnow-
rng rates: Single subscribers, $3; TwoV"-0?-
les, 5; Five Copies 310; and Ton copjp for
20, and au estra copy to the person eajPmS
Sponges afford another curious instance
of zoophiti&life. Thelari&e forty-nine species
of this zoophile, each of which is character-
ized in the Luiuaean system a a fixed animal
flexible torpid of Various forms, composed either
of reticulate fibres, or triasscs of small spme.,
interwoven together, afftT'clothed with a
gelatinous flsbh, fujl of sma'l , mouths" on Its
surface, by which it absorbs and rejects water.
The exitsenee of the ammalnhabftant with-
in its cell has been satisfactorily ascertained
by the observations and experiments of Eliis
on. the spougia townentosa. He remarked Its
contraction when exposed to pain, or injury,
as well as tho expiration and inspiration of
water through its Uibes. He thus establishes
the position that sponge is au auimal, and that
the ends or openiugs of the branched tubes are
the mouths by which it receives iu nourish-
ment and discharges its excrementitious
alter. t "This-psf ton chemistryMia3 srhfift
T fXIt appears that the adtorious SelTfra-
I ole chief Wild .Cat, who, with several or his
iribeT has for the last several months been
hanging upon onrBio-Grande frontierirecent-
lyrptnmed to the-fceminole country westuof
thmfc of my situation.
if I beavithout excuse.
our happraess, hut 1st
idiyroake them wor-e,
laud apprehGUsions wh
but too apt to give waanBn&p-s7isf;
you have oftea told me,
! more dingased days,
little punctilios of iri&nd-hlp,
come me; but my beffrt tens me tl
was a moment m my life, juet I 1-
you, iiiwinohf did not -Jieave aud i
yo wiin iner warmest anecBoa aa n z,,
cease tSJIat ere it cease to u ish lar y
Fmppmess, sboWaay thlhg on earth,
fi-The great mass of the Ameitcan peob
uuu uu out i.vo unuir& ior ineir cniCfn we
Arkansas: and simiiitaneously with his 3e j-theni au education ancV give, them a trr-
witb. these two great gires tgey send tlre-ist Sjt
the grat ocean of the world, and they ar tr
ailsand rtTdder. A father mav 4?pe t-
tnne to liis son, and he may sooe wnate
sdl: but he ran never wne thatfcrtwue wttiSn
the labor ofdixkhauls ha5ched t foit2j
maybe soon expended by folly extra gs
ana-nrice, uut tuoroitn snotenffo at tiel
mechauicai arts can notlK&iosi &t -aia-' dfl
and cannot he lost or Kide3elawayF it e re
investment for the Im&ist&ms aM temped e
agatuet faieiness and want.
parture, or about the same rime, somefwo-
hundred slaes betougmg to whites, Greeks,,!
and Seminoles left their owners and are sap-
posed to have been induced by him to run
away. The ageut for the Seminoles Mr
Duval states that during the last summer
Wild 'Cat ponducted abcut sixty runaway
slaves from the Indian country across the Bio
Grande. It is possible that he has been in
stigated to these acts by aholitionists at any j
rate, he has proved himself, so tar, one of their
most efficient coadjutors. We shall expect
to hear of his being nominated hy the slave-
f sttfalerstfor V ice President on the isarffe tieket - fn? Ttatwets thar M-Lntar-T &n nt n.
... ... , ..-n. "" z '
witn ceuaru, in i?vxi. . ne.ii. has ditcoerwLnterng-Uie rasus of N n-
3i rcwara ai nuy kuhuts a iieaa nneen evabor Uer neulrt)orhood,a prinring m j
ouereu ior me apprenension oi lue. filled with terra cotta tables, with InscrifHi
iiivc, uu uiiuuuyu uas ukvu uiuub m aen jsrfflHifltjn in, wniGa"vas jjrobabtv done . t
Brooke for a company of rangers to pursue
abundantly-'supmoEted, by nrovingr the am-
moniacal ptoperfy of the oeirur substance of
The sponges from the Levant 'are Uie most
valuable, being much finer than.thoser got in
the Gulf of Mexico. . ,1
- PrpGioas Stonesi "
The precious stones are of various colors'
aud transparent. The Diamond i& whiter Bn-
3 by and Garnet, different shades of red: Ame-
alfiO j lJivsL is vinlftft Snnnliirn nml Tiimnnico A;rT
ereut shades of blue JEmerald, Bctyl, and
Aquamarine, are different shades of green.
The Topaz is yellow. ,The stones that are
not deemed precious, are the Opal, Cornelian,
Onyx, Sardonyx, Agate, aud Jasper. These
wiH all take" a fine polish: they arg. of various
colors-and are used by jewel lersfbr ornaments'
- "A New Boat.
W"hnve informations, which we sdpnose
to be altogether reliable, that a new boat may
Jje expecled in the course of next month, to
takejier jilace iu the trade between thiscifcy
and New Orleans, bha will belong qhrefly
to the present proprietors of thegtsamship
MariaJBurt, and will make her triusin connad-
Honvith this boat. The boas which is ex-
Lpected is called the Cleopatra,, and' has been
running for sometime as a packet between
New York and Norwich, Con. She is a boat
of very superior speed, capable of making
tne passage between Galveton and Xow Or-
leans, in 3G hours, and with cabin accommo
dations snflipient for 400 passengers.. Of
course, our citizens will feel deeply alf&re&ted
in the acqusition of so great au improvement
to this branch of our trade. pB&sv
M30veabletvpe. This proves that ths tto
graphical art vsjas known thousands- of jf r.
the club of ten subscribers.
tt?3 Azariau Doty ia living near Qreet4Vl'le'
Tenn., at the age of 105 years, and m ooJ
health, lie served. with Marion m tbje rJh'tin-
tion. We respectfully sulute lum.
Hf There i in Washington Mtf?
mg society composed of mteJITfent fr
men. They have been discussing the-
Avluilhcr the abRrloBfiitf'of the nortfca
friend? of thtave, 3 decided it by m'11
BThe slfcaraer Ogden struck on. an old
wreck, a short distance above BrazoritCga fw
aays since., snocjunir a hole in her li&Etnfo
K.K JI I "".i, . . . -
k.ujuu vauiun ner 10 mi anu sinJc in 14 fapt
water, ia a few moments The passemrers
iron. " ;, " - " " "S.S5.U?3S Se two tonr, aftencr. may be Safe. ami
- v . . . -. ---. . -.w mn iici'iil iiir- i ruiinMuo . . . ? fei - - ;
liaumbai clmljengad tha prudent Scipio to Will: we presume, move a Io Y3rf,v,
tingle combat. Swords in those "davs1 were
made of cajjporj but Hannibal met Scipio with, - CF'Theimport5into Galveston Uie present
a weapon of new metal, which so glittered in "l,llu atX ""iense. xne splendid ships ill
the sunbeams, that Scipio wa alarmed sus- tti?8
I peering trcaqhery; wliereupen he cried, "X
Bed Ants canbeTlcjjt?- oufc of clouts ad
othssr places: by Impreguatenff thealrv5th csstn
plnfr, as thlsddor i offensive toalf $Be ur??t?
.We have i&pfiotfc faith in this sq fbt as
chinches Ute concerned: that u is jita d-h
10 xnem w know ny expenence r-ej
way, we have excellent authority r 5t-
that an onnceoi guo camphor, eucJQsen s-?
gdlize.bagkajdttfrpQhded frorajhe eoxjd"
other parte oP the bedstead wilf iceap tlt
away for a considerable time. l?5
Mr. James B. Atres,,h&s ooranmnWatei! .a
the public, .through the ChnstiafeyoSfcrV
ad Journal, arepe'for .enmjg, tSiscixa?
of blood from the lungs. iCis- tSlcsL
tekse:ty grains of sugar ofjead, gfttstt.
of white vitiolr half ao.oiince 's2k Afabid
half an ounce of laudaaum, annrSve onueesof
wtar; put them into a bottle a&d shake f
berore laksn. Uu or two tea3ojifalb e
to the bleed hu
In case of emergency common a&h
shonhl beimraqdiately taken, or a srnaif
tity of epsom salts. '
run'" and the metal was so called from that
time, (Iron ) ,
Evary man's aouous forin a centra oXIndu
ence upon otlierk, and very ueed, however
tnviaj, has. sor weig(l? hi determinug the4as VicdConsn
Jtttar ttestmy oflHt-wii I ruguayjo
NW Orleaus steamers pjjedwith freight;
aud stilt we are told that unTir, t? WKt.ii
i iiilc nn riAMAwmuii i t
..., Mw uut:iiuc ior-vsaijvaston leaves Mi
wiiftrt covered with goodMhich she is nnab
to carry r
KTnelPredent of iWp u...! 55trioC
bflicfaily r$bgizfrd FrUTcnc AStoke. E.
To Make ffarjs4l
Tak twelve pounds at alai
pounds of tallow; dtssoive it
L i ift liuiuw i put ni juur-BH
BjflBRflBBvflFj'jBSB - rH
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