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COLUMBUS SENTINEL AND HERALD. VOL. VIII.J PUBLISHED EVER V THUHSDAV MORNING B V J. P. H. CAMPBELL & J. L. LEWIS. ON BROAD STREET, OVER ALLEN & YOUNG’S, m’intosh noiv. TEKAld—duAscription, three dollars per an num, payable in advance, or four dollars, (in all cases ex icted) where payment is not male before the expiration of the year. No subscription received for less than twelve months, without payment in advance, and no paper discontinued, except at the option of the Editors, until all arrearages are paid. ADVERTISEMENTS conspicuously inserted at ONE dollar per one hundred words, or less, for the first insertion, and fifty cents for every subse quent continuance. Those sent without a specifica tion of tho number of insertions, will be published until ordered out, and charged accordingly. Id. Yea rly advertisements.—For over 24, and not exceeding 38 lines, fifty dollar* per annum : for ovr 12, and not exceeding 24 lines, thirty-five dollars per annum ; for less than 12 lines, twenty dollars per annum. 3d. All rule and figure work double the above prices. Legal Advertisements published at the usual rates, and with strict attention to the requisitions of the law. All Scales regulated by law, must he made before the uourt House door, between the hours of 10 in the morning and 4 in the evening—those of Land in the county where it is situate; those of Personal Property, where the letters teslamen'ary, of admin istration or of guardianship were obtained—and are required to be previously advertised in some public Gazette, as follows: Sheriffs’ Sales under regular executions for thir ty days, under mortgage fi fas sixty days, before the day of sale. Calf.s of Land and Negroes, by Executors, Ad ministrators or Guardians, for sixty days before the day of sale. Bales of Personal Property (except Negroes) forty days. Citations by Clerks of the Cour's of Ordinary, upon application fob letters of administration, must he published for thirty days. Citations upon application for dismission, by Executors, Administrators or Guardians, monthly for six MONTHS. Orders of Courts of Ordinary, (accompanied with a , copy ol the lion 1 or agreement) to make titles to land, must be published three months. Notices by Executors, A lministrators or Guardians, of application to the Coipt of Ordinary for leave to sell the Land or Negroes of an Estate, four MONTHS. Notices by Executors or Administrators, to the Debt ors an 1 Creditors .and an Estate, for six ivieks. Sheriffs, Clerks of Court, .*s.c., will be allowed the usual deduction. ft^jP 3 Letters on business, must be post paid, to entitle them to attention. WARE HOUSE min and COMMISSION BUSINESS. THE undersigned takes leave to inform his friends and the public generally, that he will continue the \Vare-House and Commission Business, to which his atention will he exclusively confined; and by strict attention thereto he hopes to merit a continuance of patronage which has been so liberally bestowed upon him. fie will attend to the sale of Cotton from wa gons or in store, and from a gener .1 acquaintance with the purchasers, and true situation of the market, he be lieves that he can, generally, more than save the com mission in the sale of Cotton. Liberal advances will be made on produce or mer chandise in store. WM. P. YONGE. Columbus, Sept. 18,1838. % 33y .TAMES 11. IvEYNO ,1)3, WATCH IVIAJEER AMD JU STEEPER, 2 d door north of Kivlin's Confectionary, lir’d st. CngT) ‘ RESPECTFULLY informs & .r* his town and country friends that lie has just returned from New York with a very rich ff addition to liis stock of Goods, U ‘l°* and la lies and gentlemen wish (fjnfi of ‘ . injg Watches or Jewelry of 2 superior quality, have now an ***** ImbmSSSSsSswW®**’ opportunity of supplying them selves with articles that cannot be surpassed. Rich line gold Jewelry, Silver Ware, plated and Fancy Goods. The fallowing art icles comprise a portion of his stock, and he will sell on as good terms as any other establish ment in Georgia. Gobi and .silver Levers, Anchor escapement Duplex, Horizontal and vertical Watches, of the finest finish—all of which he warrants first rate time keepers. Setts of Ladies’ Earrings and Broaches, Diamond, Ruby, Emerald, Opal, enamelled and every description of Breast Pins and Finger Rings, Gold guard and fob Chains, Seals, Iveys, Lockets and Trinkets, of all kinds, in weat variety, and most superb manufacture, Gold and silver Spectacles, Silver Spoons, Butter Knives, Suporior Razors, Bowie Knives, Dirk and Pen Knives, Scissors, Thimbles, Ladies’ splendid Card Cases, Head Bands, Combs, Belt Placques, Revolving silver mounted Jastors, Plated Candlesticks, Fancy Bellows, Cloth, Hair, Crumb and Hearth Brushes, English rifle belt Pistols, Sword Canes, Four sided Razor Strops, Silk Purses, Perfumery, And every other article usually found at Jewelry Stores. J. H. R. as heretofore, will repair and regulate CLOCKS and WATCHES of every description, and warrant all (that were made for time) to perform well. Gold and silver work, and jewelry, made and repaired. Engraving neatly executed. Cash, or goods, paid tor ord gold and silver. Columbus, April 13. 15y G ECK W. \V AY’S CARRIAGE REPOSITORY, CORNER of Oglethorpe and St. Clair street, im mediately in the rear of the City Hotel. The subscriber respectfully informs the public that he is now receiving a general assortment of Carriages of all descriptions, to wit: Coaches, - 'Coacbees, Chariot tees, Cabriolets, dickey eat Barouches, one and two horse extension-top Ba tches, three seats extension-top do., Buggies, four wheels, for one and two horses, two wheel do., Sulkies of every description. The above Carriages are superior to anv ever re- j ccived in this market, and cannot be surpassed for mar I terials, style and durability. Any article purchased from this establishment can be depended on. Call and see, and I will sell von bargains. Carriages o<"every description furnished to order, by addressing the undersigned. GEO. W. WAY. I have a general stock of Coach Materials, which I will sell low. Repairing done in the very best man ner. and by Northern Workmen. G. W. AV. Feb. 1. 52y CARRIAGE SHOP. rft’REE ik PRIORITT, Oglethorpe Street, JYorlh of Calhoun's Hotel, HAVE jut received anew assortment of good ; CARRIAGES selected from some of the best manufactories at the North. They having taken par ticular pains to have them made to suit this country, and to insure satisfaction to purchasers, they will war rant them for one year with fair usage. All kind of Carriages made to order. Carriage and Harness’ re pairing done in very neat style by g i><l Northern work men. Also, a good assortment of Carriage materials, all of which they will sell low for cash or approved paper. Feb. 16. 7v NEW SPRING GOODS. TMIE subscriber has just received, a fresh . supply of FANCY AND STAPLE DRY ; GOODS, of the latest fashi ms and importations, i HEADY MADE CLOTHING. DATS, BON NETS AND SHOES. He would invite his customers and the public generally tocall and examine his stock before pur-1 chasing elsewhere, as they no doubt will be suit ed with the quality and price. lie is determined to sell low for cash. Country merchants will be supplied atredneed prices. NEILL McNAIR* May 3-1, -7-t f RAYMOND & ALLISON, wholesale Grocers and commission Merchants,Apalachicola, Flor. Aug. 11. 18tf D. GOLSTEINE, COMMISSION & FORWARDING MER CHANT, Apalachicola, Flor. June2l.2oif FrlgFi THOM ASTON LIME FOR SALE ENQ IURE oi WM. R. JONES, one door above G. B. Terry, Esq. Columbus, July 25. 25if BS. IIAWLEY, wholesale and retail Drug • gist, at Apalachicola aud St. Joseph, Florida. Nov. 1, 1537. 24tf JB. STARR, Commission Merchant, St. Jo • seph, Florida, March S. stf COLUMBUS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 3AD3LBRY WARE-HOUSE, At the sign of the Golden Saddle, a few doors be low D. Hungerford & Co’s, and nearly opposite Ujquhart & Ware. \ W. WADE & CO. v® Have now on hand a complete as- NgpcvCE VyMsortment of articles appertaining to their line of basincss : JlWtfiTfflM —among which are— r it'll ill!I*!!!• Um®P al *ish ■, Quilted, Overlaid and Shaf- NU’ llllllliUr Saddles, Plain, Boys’, Race, Attakapas, and (TN Planters’do. Large and Extra Large do Ladies’ Saddles, of every quality and size. BRIDLES OF ALL KINDS. Some good for fifty cents; Saddle Bags, Carpet Bags; Valices; Stirrup Leathers; Sircingles and Girths. HARNESS—Coach, Gig,and Dearborn, from the cheapest to the best. TRUNKS, of every descrip tion. The above articles are of their own manufacture, made under their own immediate inspection, of the best materials, and by superior workmen. Also, on hand, ENGLISH SADDLES, BRIDLES AND MARTINGALES. Coach, Gig, Tandem, Sportsmen, and Waggon Whips; Stirrups, Bits, Spurs, Buckles, llames, Col lars, Cut Tacks, Trunk Locks, Horse Brushes and Curry Combs, Trace and Halter Chains. ALSO—A good assortment, of Coach and Gig Har ness Trimmings; Plated, Brass and Japan’d do. ALSO—A good assortment of Skirting, Harness, and Bridie Leather; black, blue, red, yellow, green, aud cochineal Morocco Skins; Buff alo Robes and Bear Skins. N. B. Traders who may buy to sell again, will be furnished on as good terms as can be bought either in New York or Newark. Country merchants are re spectfully invited to call and examine our goods and prices, and satisfy themselves. CjP* REPAIRING done on the most reasonable terms. April 29, 1837 31y CABINET AND UPHOLSTERY WARE HOUSE* CONZELTfIATI & ANDERSON MOST respectfully inform the citizens of Colum bus, and its vicinity that they have removed from their former stand, to the store lately occupied by Me Am, in Broad-street, nearly opposite the Insurance Bank. They have now on hand an elegant assortment of FURNITURE of their own manufacture. —ALSO— Paper Hangings of the latest patterns with suitable Bordering, Ornaments, and other materials for Cur tains. &o. Adverse to puffing, they would only solicit a call which would enable Ladies and Gentlemen to judge for themselves by examining the articles. All orders will be executed with promptitude. Cur tains put up in the most fashionable style. Rooms neatly papered. In shorty any thing in their line will be punctually attended to. Aug. 25. 36y JOHN E. BACON & Cos. AGENTS FOR THE SALE OF THE INDIAN’S PANACEA, HAVE just received aflresh supply ol this valuable remedy for the cure of Rheumatism, Scrofula or King’s Evil, Gout, Sciatica or Hip Gout, Incipient Cancers, Salt Rheilm, Siphilitic and Mercurial dis eases, particularly Ulcers and painful affections of the bones. Ulcerated Throat and Nostrils, Ulcers of every description, Fever Sores, and Internal Abscess es, Fistulas, Piles, Scald Head, Scurvy, Biles, Chro nic Sore Eyes, ErysipeUs Blotches, and every variety of Cutaneous Affection, Chronic Catarrh, Headache, proceoding from vitiation ; Affections of the Liver ; Chronic inflammation of the Kidneys and General De bility, caused by a torpid action of the vessels of the skin. It is singularly efficacious in renovating those constitutions which have been broken down by injudi cious treatment, or juvenile irregularities. In general terms, it is recommended in all those diseases which arise from impurities of the blood, or vitiation of the humors, of whatever name or kind. Some of the above complaints may require some assislant applications, which the circumstances of the en-e will dictate; but for a general remedy or Purifi cnlor to remove the cause, T he Indian’s Panacea will generally b.> found sufficient. The following certificates, out of hundreds similar which might be procured, arc given to show the effect of the Indian’s Panacea, in the various complaints therein mentioned ; and also to exhibit in the most sa tisfactory manner its superiority over the syrups in common use. Charleston, Nov. 15, 1831. During the last winter and spring, I was afflicted with a very severe and distressing Rheumatism, occa sioned by exposure in bad weather. I now take great pleasure in slating, that six boltles of Indian Pana cea, restored me to perfect health, and I confidently recommend it to all similarly afflicted. JOHN FERGUSON, King st. Charleston, July 12, 1831. I was afflicted four years with an ulcer in the leg, occasionally accompanied with erysipelatious inflama tion and an excessive pain in tho leg and ancle joint. Several eminent Physicians exerted their skill upon it, but without permanent benefit. In this ease, five bot tles of the Indian Panacea made a perfect cure. MARGARET A. WEST, Market st. 121. July sth, 1837. slv YOUNG LADIES’ COLLEGIATE INSTI TUTE, Tirmvnwood, near Ra Grange. Troup county, Ga. rgNHE exercises of this institution will be resumed .3. on the first Monday in February next. The Teachers for 183S are, ROBERT C. BROWN, > Princi- Mrs. M. L. BROWN, l pals. Mr. Durand, Classical Department. Miss Clarke, French .and English Department. Mr. UmvK, Musical Department. Board can be obtained in the family of the Principal, or in respectable families in the neighborhood. Brownwood, Dec. 12, 1837. 46if STAGE LINE Fitosl COLUMBUS TO WEST POINT, public are informed that a line of STAGES M. has been put on the route from Columbus to West Point via Whitesville, leaving Whiteside’s Tavern every Monday and Friday at 4 o’clock A. M., and arriving at AVest Point the same day at 5 o’clock I’. M.; leaving West Point eve y Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 4 o’clock A. M., and arriving at Co lumbus at 5 o’clock P. M. the same day. WHITESIDE, DUNCAN & BISSELL. May 28,1838. 17tf N. B. A Hack will be in readiness at West Point to convey passengers to La Grange or Lafayette. PACKETS PROM ST. JOSEPH TO NEW YOItK. THE following substantial and fast sailing vessel- will run as regular Packets between St. Joseph and New York, atid will take freight and passengers low. Brig HARTLEY, Ryder, master. “ CUMBERLAND, Darling, master. “ SADI, Vincent, “ Also, the new and splendid ship SPRING. For Freight or Passage apply to E. J. WOOD A: CO, Agents, St. Joseph, Flor. Nov. 1. 1837 24y G. C. BAILEY. (LATE OF THE THEATRE.) INFORMS his friends, and the public, that he has taken the house on Crawford street, next door to : the Columbus Hotel, formerly known as LANS i BERG’S establishment. His intention is to keep a genteel House of Refreshment for his friends, and, pledging his untiring exertions to please, solicits a I share of public patronage. His bar will be kept sup j plied with a full au.l complete assortment of Wines, Liquors, Cordials, etc. of choice selections. Great exertions to please—every thing good—prices low CASH c.wn upon th? counter—alt fui t.e benefit of BAILEY—who is determined, in tins tit-\v ‘ line of business,’ to have a • good house.’ August 9. 27 ts HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING. THE subscriber respectfully informs the public generally, that he is ready to execute all orders in the above line of business, in the neatest manner and on the nust reasonable terms. He has also for sale, a splendid assortment of window sashes, of vari ous sizes, made of the best materials, which are far su perior to any offered for sale in a Southern market. His shop is one door below Kivlin’s Sars Soun June 2S 21y STATES LEWIS. GLASS. ™jNOR SALE, by the subscribers, AL 150 boxes Pittsburgh Glass, 100 do Bedford Crown Glass, 50 do Boston do do assorted sizes, cheap for cash. T. & M. EVANS, April 12. lOtf Oglethorpe st. WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF-EVIDENT, THAT ALL MEN ARE BORN EQUAL.’ COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 4, 1838. DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, ETC. JUST RECEIVED, and now opening, a full and complete stock of Goods, well assorted for the country trade, selected by a competent judge, and bought on terms to enable the sub scribers to afford great bargains to their friends and customers. The stock comprizes: DRY GOODS Broadcloths, blue, black, aud fancy colors Cassimeres and Sattinetts Ready made Clothing Negro Clothes and Blankets Domestics, brown, bleached and plaid Sheeting, Irish and Russia Linen, Irish, Diaper and table Flannels, red, white and yellow Muslins, Cambric, Swiss and Jaconet Calicoes, Ginghams, Dimities Painted and figured Muslins Gloves, Ladies’ and Gents Ho siery of every description Silks, black and fancy colors Black Lustring, Grosde Naples, &c. Edgings and Insertings, blonde and muslin Fancy Ball Dresses Superb Laces of all kinds boots, Shoes, and Hats, for men, women and children Silk and Cotton Umbrellas and Parasols Artificial wreaths of flowers Jewelry of every description. GROCERIES. Sugar—New Orleans, Havana & Muscovado “ Loaf and Lump Coffee—Havana, St. Domingo, Rio, &c. Teas—Gunpowder, Imperial, and Young Hy son, Wines—Madeira, Champagne and Claret Liquors—Cog.Brandy, Holland Gin, Old Irish Scotch, and Monongahela \\ hiskey Jamaica,Antigua, St.Croix,N O and NE Rum, Peacli Brandy and old Apple Jack Cordials, in barrels and boxes Porter, Pale Ale and Cider Sarsaparilla, Lemon, and Strawberry Syrup Spanish, American, and Florida Cigars Tobacco, assorted Pepper, Allspice, Nutmegs Soap, Starch, Candles Sperm and Linseed Oil Flour, Butter, Lard Cheese, Poik, Beef Tongues Codfish, Salmon, Mackerel Herring and Hallibuts Fins Bale Rope and Bagging Harness and Saddlery Buckets, Tubs, Baskets Hay and Shorts, Brooms, &c. Together with a fine assortment of Hardware and Cutlery, as Mill and Cross Cut Saws Trace Chains, Hoes, Axes Shot Guns, Rifles, Pistols Bowie Knives, Arkansas Tooth Picks, &c. Per brigs Hartley, Cumberland, Sadi, &c. — The assortment will be kept full by the regular line of Packets. The above goods will be sold low. Terms Cash. E. J. WOOD & CO. St. Joseph, Flor. Nov. 1. 1837 24y TIIE SUBSCRIBER IS now receiving his fall supply of Groceries, from brig Rhine, from New York, and brig Alto, Brown, Baltimore. 130 barrels superfine FLOUR 120 “ Baltimore rectified Whiskey 250 kegs assorted Liquors 140 barrels Bread and Crackers 20,000 lbs. Bacon, in hams and middlings 30 boxes Tobacco, all brands 150 barrels Mackerel 40 “ com. Gin 10 “ best Holland, do GO “ Rum, N. E. 20 “ Monongahela Whiskey 30 “ Peach Brandy 50 qr. casks Wine, all kinds 200 boxes, do 50 baskets Champagne 30 boxes Sperm Candles 5 half pipes segnt. Cognac Brandy 50 bags Havana Coffee 30 “ Rio do 50 bids, and 20 lids. Sugar, St. Croix and Porto Rico Also, Bagging, Rope, Crockery, Glass and China Ware. Negro Shoes, Sfc. 500 sacks Salt, by the brig Cumberland, which wilfbe in market by the 20th instant. And is prepared to pay cash or advance on Cotton, on shipment to his friends in New York, Baltimore, Charleston, or New Orleans. JNO. T. MYRICK. Apalachicola, Oct 10, 1837 23 COLUMBUS COTTON FACTORY. 1MI E owners of the Columbus Factory respect fully inform the public that it is now in operation. They have on hand a general assortment of YARNS, which may be had at all times at the most reduced prices. Their Wool Carding Machine is also in operation, and any thing in that line will be done at the shortest notice. |; Zf* A number of boys and girls wanted to work at the Factory, for which the most liberal priees will be given by the week or month. Apply to STEWART & FONTAINE, or S. IC. HODGES & CO. Columbus, Feb. 8 6tf DRS. IIOLT AND PERSONS A RE united in the practice of Medicine, Their Ja. Offices are on Broad street, just below the City Hall, and on Randolph street, in the upper tenement of Calhoun’s Granite Building. Besides the usual branches of the practice of Medi cine, Drs. H. and P. tender their services as Surgeons of some experience in the higher operations—such as operations for all diseases of the eyes,for Hernia, Li thotomy, Sic, &c. Maroh 23. 12y MILLEDGEVILLEE COURSE, GA. THE annual JOCKY CLUB fall meeting will commence on Monday, the 12th of NOVEM BER next, and continue six days. The following purses will be given : Ist day—a post stake, four mile heats—entrance live hundred dollars, two hundred and fifty forfeit ; three or more to make a race : to close Ist October, aud name at the stand. Iverson & Bonner, 1 2d day—?>li!e heats for a fine silver Pitcher and Cup, worth §200; for colts and fillies two or three years old, $25 entrance; three or more to make a race. 3d day—Two mile heats, free for all—purse, S3OO 4’h day—Three mile heats, free for all—purse, 500 sth day—Four mile heats, free for all—purse, 1000 6th day—One mile heats—best 3 in s—purse, 400 H. F. 1 OUNG & Cos., Proprietors. July 30, IS3B. 31 tr 6SO ACRES OF LAND FOR SALE. THE subscriber having determined to settle in Macon, Ga. will sell his lands in Russell county, Alabama, (containing six hundred and eighty acres, but will sell one half of the land to suit purchasers.) ten miles from Columbus, between the big and little Uchee creeks. On the land is a comfortable dwelling house and out houses, and good stables, &c. with up wards of one hundred acres in cultivation, with good water and several springs. Also is situated in a neighborhood of good society, and within one mile of a good school and church. Possession will be given at any time after the first of October. The purchaser will have the privilege of purchasing all my stock of cattle and hogs, also corn and fodder, and many things of convenience, all of which I will sell at a reasonable price. Indulgence will be given to suit the purchasers. STERLING'LANIER. R ftrenee: Dr. Pleasant Phillips, Russell co. Russel co., Sep. 6, 1533. 31tf A GREAT BARGAIN ! TAN YARD FOR SALE. THE subscriber offers his TAN YARD, to gether with the houses and outhouses, and twenty-live acres of good land, all under good enclo sures, for sale low for cash or approved paper, on short time, together with ail the tools and implements be longing to the said Tan 5 ard. There is also an ex cellent well of water and an extra Bark Mill on the said premises. Persons wishing to obtain this property cheap, would do well to make immediate application to E. EZEKIEL, or to A. Levison, Esq., in Columbus, Ga. Columbu-, Aug. 29,1833. 30 13t YCNGE St EILIjIS CONTINUE to receive and offer for sale all kinds of Staple and fancy Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats. Saddlery, Hardware, fee. together with a good supply of Groceries,all of which will be sold on the most favorable terms . Feb. Ist. 1838. ________ 52y DR. EDWARD DEiLON^ COLUMBUS, GA.. Office on Broad Street, nearly opposite the Post Office, April 12. IB3S. lOtf POETRY. From the Knickerbocker. OCTOBER. Solemn, yet beautiful to view, Month’of my heart! thou dawnest here, With sad and faded leaves to stre.v The summer’s melancholy bier. The moaning of thv w inds I hear, As the red sunset dies afar, And bars of purple clouds appear, Obscuring every western star. Thou solemn month ! I hear thy voice— It tells my soul of other days, When but to live was to rejoice— When earth was lovely to my gaze! Oh, visions bright—oh, blessed hours. Where are their living raptures now? I ask my spirit’s wearied powers— I ask my pale and fevered brow ! I look to nature, and behold My life’s dun emblems rustling round, In hues of crimson and of gold— The year’s dead honors on the ground ; And sighing with the winds I feel, While ttieir loiv pinions murmur by, How much their sweeping tones reveal Os afe and human destiny. When spring’s delightsome moments shone, They came in zephyrs from the west— They bore the wood lark’s melting tone, They stirred the blue lakes glassy breast; Through summer, fainring in the heat, They lingered in the forest shade ; But chang’d and strengthen'd now, they beat In storm, o’er mountain, glen and glade. How like those transports of the breast When life is fresh and joy is new— Soft as the halcyon’s downy nest, And transient all as they are true ! They s:ir the leaves in that bright wreathe, Which Hope about her forehead twines, Till Grief’s hot sighs around it breathe— Then Pleasure’s lip its smiie resigns. Alas, for time, and death, and care— What gloom about our way they fling ? Like clouds in autumn’s gusty air, The burial pageant of the spring. The dreams that each sue ‘essive year Seem bathed in hues of brighter pride, At last like withered leaves appear, And sleep in darkness side by side. Philadelphia. W. G. C. DEATH AMONG THE TREES. BY L. SI. SIGOURNEY. Death walketh in the forest. The tall pines Do woo the lightning flash—through their veins The fire cup darting, leaves their blacken’d trunks A tablet, where ambition’s sons inay read Their destiny. The oak that centuries spar’d, Grows grey at last, and like some time-scath’d man, Stretching out palsied arms, doth feebly cope With the destroyer, while its gnarled roots B’ tray their trust. The towering elm turns pale, And faintly strews the sere and yellow leaf, While from its dead arms falls the wedded vine. The sycalnore uplifts a beacon brow, Denuded of its honors—while the blast That sways the wither’d willow, rudely asks For its lost grace, and for its tissued leaf Os silvery hue. I know that blight, might check The sapling, ere kind nature’s hand could weave Its first spring coronal, and that the worm, Coiling itself amid our garden plants, Did make their unborn buds its sepulchre. And well I knew, how wild and wrecking winds May take the forest monarchs by the crown, And lay them with the lowliest vassal herb ; And thai the axe, with its sharp ministry, Might, in one hour, such revolution work, That all earth’s boasled power could never hope To reinstate. And I had seen the flame Go crackling up, amid yon verdant boughs, And with a tyrant’s inso'ence dissolve Their interlacing—and I felt that man, For sorded gain, would make the forest’s pomp, Its heaven rear’d arch and living tracery, A funeral pyre. But yet T did not deem That pale disease amid those shades would steal As to a sickly maidvn’s cheek, and waste ‘1 he plentitude of those majestic ranks, Which, in thetr peerage and nobility, Unrivall’d and unchronicled, had reign’d. And then I said, if in this world of knells, And open graves, there Ungereth one whose dream Is of aught permanent below the skies, Even let him come, and muse among the trees, For they shall be his teachers—he shall bow To their meek lessons bis forgetful ear, And by the whispering of their faded leaves, Soften, to his sad heart, the thought of death. ODE TO MURAT.— by bvron. And thou, too, o ‘ the snow-white plume ! Whose realm refused thee e’en a tomb ; Better hadst thou still been leading France o’er hosts of hirelings bleeding, Than sold thyself to death and shame For a meanly royal name ; Such as he of Naples wears, Who thy blood-bought title bears. Little didst thou deem when dashing On thy war horse through the ranks, Like a stream which burst its banks, While helmets ele't, and sabres clashing, Shone and shiver’d fast around thee— Os the fate at last which found thee ; Was that haughty plume laid low By a slave’s dishonest blow ? Once, as the moon sways o’er the tide, It roll’d in air, the warrior’s guide ; Through the smoke-created night Os the black and sulphurous fight, The soldier raised his seeking eye To catch that crest’s ascendancy — And, as it onward rolling rose, So moved his heart upon our toes. There, where death’s brief pang was quickest, And the. battle’s wreck lay thickest, Strew’d beneath the advancing banner Os the eagle’s burning crest — (There with thunder clouds to fan her,) Who could then her wing arrest— Victory beaming from her breast ? While the broken line enlarging Fell, or fled along the plain ; There be sure was Murat charging ! There he ne’er shall charge again! From the United States Gazette. RICHARD HURDIS, OR THE AVENGER OF BLOOD. A TALE OF ALABAMA. A fine, masculine novel, by some unknown hand, said to be a person of considerable eminence, whose name, if disclosed, would alone give extensive circulation to the work. But his name is withheld from personal con siderations. The story is one of crime and bloodshed, founded on facts not very remote, and disclosing appalling scenes of iniquity in our own country. The author lias displayed unusual ability for narrative and characteri zation. The story is a simple one, aud the narrator goes straight forward to the conclu sion, without suffering the reader’s interest to flag from beginning to end. In order to give our readers a just concep tion of the writer’s powers in description and character, we will select a chapter. To com prehend it fully, the reader must undersland that Ben Pickett has been hired by John Hurdis to shoot his brother, Richard Hurdis, the narrator. He has lain in ambush, and shot William Carrington, Richard’s travel ling companion, by mistake, and returned to his employer, without discovering the error, to claim his reward. The scene between them will bear comparison with Shakspeare’s between Unhurt and King John, in similar circumstances. ‘ The murderer jf William lay close in the thicket after he had done the deed. The murderer was Ben Pickett, and, as the reader may have divined already, his victim had perished through mistake. The fatal cause of this was in his employment of my horse — a circumstance iorced upon him by the ne cessities of his flight. Pickett knew the horse and looked no farther. It was a long shot, from a rising ground above, where the um brage was thick and at such a distance that features were not clearly distinguishable.— The dress of William unfortunately helped the delusion. It was almost entirely like mine. We had been so completely associ ated together for years, that our habits and tastes in many respecls had become assimi lated. The murderer, having satisfied him self—which be did at a glance—that ihe horse was mine, it was the'prompt conclu sion of bis mind, that I was the rider. Crime is seldom deliberate—the mere act I mean— the determination may be deliberately enough made, but the blow is most usually given in haste, as if the criminal dreaded that he might shrink from an act already resolved upon. Pickett did not trust himself to look a second timo before pulling trigger. Had he suflfereikthe rider to advance ten paces more, he would have withdrawn the sight. The courage of man is never certain but when he is doing what he believes to be right.— The wrong doer may be desperate and furi ous, but he has no composed bearing. Pick ett was of this sort. He shot almost instantly after seeing the horse. He was about to come forward when he saw the rider tumble ; but the sudden approach of the pursuers, whose forms had been concealed by the narrow and enclosed * blind’ through which they passed, compelled him to resume his position and re main quiet. He saw them take charge of the body, but had little idea that their aim, like his own, had been vulturous. He saw them busy about the prey which his blow bad struck down, but concluded that they were friends seeking to succor and to save. Under any circumstances, his hope of plunder was now cut off, and lie silently withdrew into the forest where his horse had been hidden, and hurriedly remounting commenced his re turn to Marengo. But an eye was upon him that never lost sight of him. The keen hunt er that Matthew Webber had set upon bis path had found his track, and pursued it with the unerring scent of the blood bound. More than once the pursuer could have shot down the fugitive with a weapon as little anticipated, and as unerring as that which he himself had employed ; but he had no purpose of this sort in view. He silently fol lowed on—keeping close watch upon every movement, yet never suffered himself to be seen. When the murderer paused by the wav side, he halted also ; when he sped to wards, he too relaxed his reins; and he drew them up finally only when he beheld the for mer, with an audacity which he never show ed while I dwelt in Marengo, present him self at ihe entrance of my father’s plantation and requested to see my brother. The pur suer paused also at this moment, and enter ing a little but dense wood, on one side of the road, quietly dismounted from his horse, which he fastened in the deepest thicket, and, under cover of the under brush, crept for ward, as nearly as he could, to the place where Pickett waited, without incurring any risk of detection. It was not long before John Hurdis came to the gate, and his coward soul made its ap pearance in his face the moment that he saw his confederate. His lips grew livid and quivered—his cheeks were whiter than his shirt, and his voice so feeble, when he at tempted to speak, that lie could only arlicu late at all by uttering himself with vehemency and haste. ‘ Ah, Pickett, that you?—well! what?’ The murderer bad not alighted from his horse, and he now simply bent forward to the other as he half whispered, ‘ It’s all fixed, Squire—the nail’s clinched. You can take the road now when you please, and find nothing to trip you.’ 4 Ha ! but you do not mean it, Ben ? It is not as you say? You have not done it? Are you sure ? Did you see ?’ c It’s done, I tell you, as sure as a gun.’ ‘ He’s dead, then ?’ said John Hurdis in a husky whisper. ‘ Richard Hurdis is dead, you say?’ and he tottered forward to the rider with a countenance in which fear and eagerness were so mlngied as to piodui:e an unquiet shrinking even in the bosom of his confederate. ‘l’ve said it, Squire, and I’ll say it again to please you. I had dead aim on his but ton—just here, (he laid his hand on his breast,) and I saw him tumble and come down all in a heap, like a bag of feathers. There’s no doctor can do him good now, I tell you. He’s laid up so that they won’t take him down again—nobody. You can go to sleep now when you please.’ The greatest felon of the two shrank back as he heard these words, and even covered his face with his hands. He seemed scarce able to stand and leaned against the post of the gate for his support. A sudden shiver ing came over him, and when that passed off, he laughed brokenly as if with a slight convulsion, and the corners of his mouth twiched until the tears started in his eyes. To what particular feeling, whether of re morse or satisfaction, he owed these emo tions, it would be difficult for me to say, as it was certainly impossible for his comrade to conceive. Pickett looked on with wonder ing, and was half inclined to doubt whether his proprietor was not out of his wits. But a few moments re-assured him as John Hur dis again came forward. His tones were most composed, and though still unsubdued, when he addressed him, and, perhaps, some thing more of human apprehension dwelt upon his countenance. ‘ You have told me, Ben Pickett, but I am not certain. Richard Hurdis was a strong man—he wouldn’t die easily. He xvouid fight—he would strike to the last. How could you stand against him? Why, Ben, he would crush you with a blow of his fist. He was monstrous strong !’ ‘ Why, Squire, what are you talking about? Dick Hurdis was strong, I know, and stout hearted. He would hold on til! his teeth met, for there was no scare in him. But that’s nothing to the matter now, for you see there was no fighting at all. The rifle did the business—long shot and steady aim—so, you see, all his strength went for nothing.’ ‘ But how could he let you trap him, Ben Pickett ? Richard was suspicious and always on the watch. He wouldn’t fall easily into trap. There must be some mistake, Ben— some mistake. You’re only joking with me, Ben—you have not found him? he was too much ahead of you, and got off—well—it’s just as well you let him go —I don’t care, in deed, I am almost glad you didn’t reach him. He’s in the ‘ Nation,’ I suppose, by this time.’ ‘ But I did reach him, ’Squire, replied the other, not knowing how to account for the purposeless tenor of John Hurdis’ speech, and wondering much at the unlooked for re lenting of purpose which it implied. There was something in this last sentence which annoyed Pickett as much as it surprized him. It seemed to imply that his employer might not be altogether satisfied with him when he became persuaded of the truth of what he said. He hastened therefore to reiterate his story. ‘ He’ll never get nearer to the ‘ Nation’ than he is now. I tel! you, ’Squire, I come upon him on a by-road leading out from Tus caloosa, that run along among a range of hills where I kept. There was a double hill close by, and the road run through it—it was a dark road. I tracked him and Bill Car rington twice over the ground. They had business farther down with a man named Webber, and they stopt all night with a Col. Grafton. I got. from one of his negroes all about it. Well, I watched when he was to ! come bark. When I heard them making ! tracks, I put myself in the bush, clear ahead, j in a place where they could’nt come upon !me till I was clean out of reach. Soon he ’ came runnings like mad, then I give it him, and down he came, I tell you, like a miller's i bag struck all in a heap.’ i ‘But that didn’t kill him? He was only hurt! You’re not sure, Ben, that he’s dead? You did nt look at him closely?’ ‘ No, dickens, they were too hard upon me for that- But I saw where I jnust hit him, and I saw him tumble.’ ‘ YVho were upon you?’ demanded Hurdis. ‘ W hv, Bill Carrington, and the man he went to see, I suppose. I didn’t stop to look, for, just as I sprawled him out, they came from the road behind him, and tsaw no more. l r ou didn t tell me that Bill Carrington was going with him.’ ‘ No, I wasn’t certain. I didn’t know. But didn t Carrington come after you, when you shot Richard ?’ 4 I reckon he was too much frightened— he jumped down beside the body, and that was all I stopped to see. 1 made ofl, and fetched a compass through the woods that brought me out with dry feet into another road. Then I kept on without stopping, and that’s all I can tell you.’ 4 1 was strange Bill Carrington didn’t take after you; he’s not a man to be frightened easily?’ 4 He di h t though.’ 4 But you’re not sure, Ben, after all. Per haps you've only hurt him? You have not killed him, I think! It’s a hard thing to shoot certain at a great distance; you were far off, you sav?’ 4 A hundred yards or so, and that’s nothing, being down hill, too.’ 4 Richard was a tough fellow’. 5 ‘Tough or not, I tell you, ’Squire, lie’ll never trouble you again. It’s all over with him. They’ve got him under ground before this time. I know by the sort of fall he gave that he had’nt any life left; he didn’t know what hurt him.’ John Hurdis seemed convinced at last. 4 And yet to think, Ben, that a man so strong as Richard should die so sudden. It was only four days ago that he had his hand on my throat; he had me down upon the ground ; he shook me like a feather; and he spoke with a voice that w r ei>t through me. I was like an infant in his hands; I felt that he could have torn me in tw ? o. And now, you say, he cannot lift an arm to help himself.’ 4 No, not to wave a buzzard from his car rion !’ was the reply. The arm of John Hurdis fell on the neck of Pickett’s horse at these words, and his eyes with a vacant stare w r ere fixed upon the rider. After a brief pause, he thus proceeded in a muttered soliloquy, rather than an address to his hearer: ‘lf Richard would have gone off quietly, and let me alone; if—but what’s the use to talk about that now ? He paused, but again began in similar tones and a like spirit. ‘He was too rash—too tyrannical. Flesh and blood could not bear with him, Ben. He would have mastered all around him if he could—trampled upon all—suffered no life to any—spared no feelings. He w r as cruel— cruel Jo you, and to me, and to alt; and then to drag me from mv horse and take me —his oxvn brother—by the throat! But it’s all over now. He has paid for it, Ben; I wish he hadn’t done it, though—for then—but no matter —this talk’s all very useless now.’ Here he recovered himself, and in more direct and calmer language, thus continued, while giving his agent a part of the money which he had promised him. 4 Go now, Pickett, to your own home. Let us not be seen together much. Take this money , ‘iisn't ait I mean lo give you. Til bring you more.’ The willing fellow pocketed the price of blood, and made his acknowledgments.— Thanks too, were given by the murderer, as if the balance of credit lav with him who paid in money for the life of his fellow-crea ture. 4 1 will come to you to-night,’ continued Hurdis: I would hear all of this business. I would know more. Stay! What is that? Someone comes ! Hear you nothing, Ben ?’ Guilt had made my wretched brother doubly a coward. The big sweat came out and stood upon his forehead, and his eyes wore the irresolute expression of one about to fly. The composure with which his com panion looked around, half re-assured him. 4 No—there’s nobody,’ said the other, 4 a •squirrel jumped in the wood,'perhaps.’ 4 Well, I’ll come to-night, Ben—l’ll meet you at the Willows.’ 4 Won’; you come to the house, Squire?’ 4 No !’ was the abrupt reply. The speaker recollected his late interview with the stern wife of his colleague, and had no desire to encounter her again. No, Ben, I’ll be at the Whllows.’ 4 What time, ’Squire?’ 4 1 can’t say, now—but you’ll hear my sig nal. Three hoots and a long bark.’ 4 Very good ; I’ll be sure.’ John Hurdis remained at the gate a long time after Pickett rode away. He watched his retreating form while it continued in sight, then seated himself on the ground where he had been standing; and uncon sciously, with a little stick, began to draw characters in the sand. To the labors of his fingers his mind seemed to he utterly heed less, until aroused to a sense of what he was doing and where he sat, by the approach of some of the field negroes returning Irorn the labors of the day. He started to his feet as he heard their voices, but how did his guilty heart tremble, when his eye took in the letters that he had unwittingly traced upon the sand. The word 4 murderer’ was distinctly written in large characters before his eyes. With a desperate but trembling baste, as if he dread ed lest other eyes should behold it too, he dashed his feet over the letters, nor stayed his efforts even when they were completely obli terated. Fool that he was; of what avail was all his toil? He might erase the guilty letters from the sand, but they were written upon his soul in characters that no hand could reach, and no labors obliterate. The fiend .was there in full possession, and his tor tures were only now begun.’ There are other scenes in the novel not inferior to this. It is needless to say that the writer is a first rate hand. filr. Bennett's account of the Coronation. —I cannot describe at length, in the compass of a single letter, all the curious ceremonies. It was a strange mixture of religious, theatrical, beautiful, and disorderly proceedings. There were prayers at one moment—and clapping of hands at the next —now a holy sermon, and tiien a noisy hurrah —now a reverend kneeling at the altar, and then a kissing the hand of a fair girl. How I did want to kiss her too, and I asked my guardian angel, who was basking his purple wings in a flood of sunlight pouring through the gothic window, whether he could not transport me for a mo ment to the foot of the throne. 4 Have you forgotten that you are a loco-foco and a de mocrat?’ said he, shaking his head, where with lie shook fragrance from it that filled the whole gallery, and revived a fat old lady in pearls that sat near me. Baron Hume is dead, aged 82. Hisgreat work on the criminal jurisprudence of Scotland leaves him an imperishable fame. He was j nephew of the great Hume! Love and Marriage. —A case was recently tried in Rutland, Vermont, in which a Miss Munson recovered $1425 of a Mr. Hastings, for a breach of marriage contract. The cu riosity of the thing is, that the Vermont judge charged the jury ‘ that no explicit promise was necessary to bind the parties to a mar riage contract, but that long continued atten tions, or intimacy with a female, was as good evidence of intended matrimony as a special contract. 5 The principle of the case un doubtedly is, that it'Hastings did not promise, he ought to have done it! and so the law holds him responsible for the non-performance of his duty. A most excellent decision : a most righteous judge: compared with whom Daniel would appear but a common squire. We have no idea of a young fe'low dangling about a woman for a year or two without being able to screw bis courage up to the sticking point, and then going off leaving his sweet heart half courted ; we hate this ever lasting nibble, and never a bite: this beating of the bush and never starting the game: this standing to the rack without touching the corn : it is the crying sin of the age. There is not one girl in twenty can tell whether she is courted or not. No wonder that when Betty Simper’s cousin asked her if Billy Doubtful was court ing her, answered, ‘1 don’t know ’xaclly; he’s sorter courtin’ and sorter not courtin. 5 We have no doubt that Hastings is one of those ‘ sorter not’ fellows, and most heartily do we rejoice that the judge brought him up standing with a $1425 verdict. The judge says ‘ that long continued attentions, 5 or ‘ in timacy,’ is just as good as a regular promise. Now we do not know what would pass for ‘ intimacy, 5 according to the laws of Ver mont; but supposing ‘attentions’ to consist in visiting a girl twice a week! and estimate the time wasted bv Miss Munson, at each visit, to be worth a dollar, which is dog cheap, Mr. Hasting has been making a fool of him self fourteen years and some odd weeks. — This decision makes anew era in the law of love, and we doubt not will tend to the pro motion of matrimony and sound morality.— Utica Democrat. Yankee Shrewdness.—Coming it over the fifteen gallon law. —We understand that pre vious to the Division Muster at Dedham, yes terday, a shrewd one hit upon the following novel expedient to evade the license law. Ho made application to the Selectmen for a li cense to exhibit a striped pig during the pa rade day, which was granted. He according ly procured a p : g, and with a brush painted some stripes on his back, and yesterday morn ing he had a lent,erected on the field, with due notice on the exterior, that a striped pig was to he seen within; price of admission six and a quarter cents. The rate being so low, numerous visitors were induced to call upon his swinish majesty, and every one on coming out, appeared highly gratified with the kind and courteous reception he met with from the keeper of the remarkable pig, for each comer was treated to a glass of brandy and water or gin, or whatever liqour ho might prefer, with out any extra charge. Some were so well pleased that they were induced to lake a second look at the animal, and were as kindly and liberally treated as at their first visit. At the last accounts the exhibitor was driving a brisk business, and was likely to make a profitable day’s job in exhibiting his < striped pig.’— Boston Gaz. A good Appetite, or a Crammer. —ln the frozen regions of the North, toe appetite for food and the power of digestion are common ly excessive. Captain Cochran, in his ac count of a journey through Russia and Sibe rian Tartary, gives some remarkable illustra tions of this” fact. Admiral Saritahef slates, that a Yakuti informed him, ‘ One of their men was accustomed to consume when at home, in the space of a day, or 24 hours, the hind quarter of a large ox, twenty pounds of fat, and a proportionate quantity of melted butter for his drink. The appearance of the man not justifying the assertion, the Admiral had a mind to “try his gormandizing powers, nd for this purpose be bad a thick porridge of rice boiled down with three pounds of but ter, weighing together 28 lbs ; and although the glutton had already breakfasted, yet did he sit down to it with the greatest eagerness, and consumed the whole without stirring from the spot. 5 Captain Cochran says, 1 I have frequently seen a Yabut, or a Tongouse, de vour forty pounds of meat in a da}';’ and ‘ I have seen three of those gluttons consume a reindeer at one meal.’ He adds, ‘ 1 myself have finished a whole fish in a frozen state, which might have weighed two or three pounds; and with black biscuit, and a glass of rye brandy, have defied either nature or art to prepare a belter meal. A good ’ un. —A friend of ours, who was at Old Wells on Monday, to witness the way they do tilings at their elections down east, tells the following story. Three sailors had been from Portland to Kittery, for the pur pose of voting, and upon iheir return stopped at Wells. The people were anxious to hear the news, and crowded about the Jack Tars in large numbers, asking a multitude of ques tions, without waiting an answer to any one. ‘ And me honeys,’said one of the sailors, a ‘ raal Paddy, 5 ‘ is it the state of the vote ye’d be afther having ?’ ‘ Yes,’ ejaculated a dozen voices. ‘ The raal facts? 5 ‘ Yes. 5 ‘ Will thin,’ said Pat, ‘you shall have the raal facts, an by St. Patrick you shall. In ould Yark you could jist diskiver the end o’ Kent’s coattail; but in Kattery, the de’il a bit of ’im could you see ! The Whig crater was gone intirely. s — Portsmouth JS'ews. Explosion under IVater. —This novel and interesting experiment was tried f, n Saturday afternoon, at the Castle Garden, under the direction of that, active and clever body of men, the committee of the Mechanics’ Insti tute Fair. It resulted to the entire satisfac tion and delight of every one who saw if. A small barrel, containing about fourteen pounds of powder, was let down in twenty feet water, irsmej’itely opposite the centre of the garden. When it blew up it sent a column of water nearly fifteen feet into the air. The second experiment was made by sinking a tin canister containing twelve pounds of powder. A heavy weight was attached to it, which tended to embed it pretty deeply into the mud, so that when it exploded it sent a column of mud and water commingled.—JY. Y. Times. A fine thought. —An obituary in the Ply mouth (Ms.) Memorial, of a young man, con tains the following beautiful expression : ‘ lie lingered ‘a prisoner of hope,’ unrepining amid increasing sufferings, till the kind mes senger was sent to touch his eyelids with re pose, and hear him to the crown he had so nobly won.” Cobbet said with much point, 1 1 cannot form an idea of a mortal more wretched than a man of real talent, com;', “e l to curb his genius, and to submit himself, in the exercise of that genius, to those whom he knows to I he far inferior to himself, and whom he must I despise from the bottom of hi? soul. [NO. 35.