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""'INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE.
Oa espy, pel annum ..
" ior ill ttvHitha ... ...
Oh (qui (18 huea c ha) two tsatrlleae.
tch - f PJJ
Ff every additional iaeeilHHi .....fl 1)0
A ibtitl dediKllaci made te yariy adrtlieere.
Tha aauitwf of laetrlloee ma U Jletbjslly
stalked tba muffn, eUierw Ihey will
cealiuued till fcrbU, and charted ae cordially.
a--.e. . aba kna-lalas'.
. Tki fca--ff?-!- M!-fJ.,r"'!'
aeristjeas in adeeeUeseaeats 1st a
tat m in t emiy, ;
aa reetp ir an eawra
A. M.Toe. I'-,
Uto- AetsasTav fc Co.,0eX1y,
Csecn Al Ci rrtliKl: ,
J. U. MVUSB. r. n atnm.
p. Dv, q . IJ" "r
A. Hrmae. "1 IlilhaWeef.
J W. NsMtrit, NeaealuYe unlU. Folk couaiy
Jejee Afrl.tuT, Unniua Valley.
W. II. Ksse, BieuW.
Ronar NwU, Oiempaei
Dti. At Umilu. Lucklemuie.
J. D. llouiii). PeelSe Oiy.
Jcoi Conn. Xyttemr. l.lnomijr.
E. DdiTvw, llfuul Hilt rwtl)lH. Dtnton
Tiifc N. Ait. Un Cooijr,
KtTUl III.1II, l't. l a4Mniua mn.
Joan Witmt. Nninilh'i Milb, I'Uk cwbIx.
WiiutM Ihtiiw, CuwBiali.
Diiio too, ,Mont!c!lo, O. T
Djtin Ikuilu. Artgri.
II. M Kmamox. MLllrkM.
T. II. airH..Milus.
I CllKf & C.U. SIKH.
llitTiW 4. br. Cult, Iijrtai, 0tw
Uil Vrl Col. Crllleuae.
Al! Ijrinn frs Itjr chl l wiU
Nij! (U l)l tnh at ni'Ur,
Yal, llwiflil I. fit., unf.ltii'd Kin,
, A4UI mt jrWU talUw!
Tkkt.liV Ih lib ll llfirtn pn,
AJ Itl inj h'n' lUod Ihy odi
Del know) not Ktntkl' bnvt
Will kiwol to noot but Uadt
Yw'tc qutnth.-d fait Piatdan'a anany bgkt,
liar idiu-c Iocvm baa MillaJ.
Aad mill -a lp auj drltn'd blijhl,
Thf truaUac haart hx filled!
Than da jalliiok llial I iU knaal
IVIiara am li aa ya hat a Uod!
Nay! iwialyaur ca!d al Ihrt al'tuofataal,
tllkaaal la Bona bui'liod.
Aiaummar btaaica l.fMljr it,
Upon a quial ritar, .
Aadfanlljrao ltaa'aapb( bnaat
Th maenbaanu aoflly ijuiaar
flmat llnMf hu of bona kg III up taj bmw
Winn foanWd wflb Iba rod)
Yat, thaaaeanmt uniuan ma now
I'UIuimI to none but U.jd.
Aid Ika'a aad and luovrofu! tana
la colJIjr avarp!n( by)
Anddiaama cl blia foratar town
llaia dimni'd illi taari inlnaajra
Yat.mlmi'a a haart uajrialdmf alill
llaapan my braait tit clad
My aoartn tpiil acomathy will
I'd knrtl la non but If id.
ON A CONTRARY WIFE.
A afUli chap, ttlioa vnen wlfa,
Dydi0Knlc2,la.lliir pea cleua lifa,
Called out li a utlglibora allarauud,
Aad laid 'cmtliat liiaapouw wia drowned
Aad, apita of acarch, could not ba found ;
II knew, ba aald, Ihr iy unok
Wbxa aha bad tumbled iu lha kiook,
4m) ba had draR'd alao g lha ahera,
Abata thaplaca, mdi or man,
Mlawlha placa!" lha paopla chad
"Why, wbatd'ja m-aar lha map irpliad,
"Of caunrii yoo don'laoprnaa I'd fo
And waata lha lima la look iafaw.'
I'm known lha woman nuite a apcll,
An4laarBiharraalilaa lel'bb well
Allra ar dead, rha'd 0, 1 awuw,
Aftlntt tU tuttini aay .'"
0Ai an HliHtritioii of how lifa I
tuitklned la tht Polir Uiiiudr Surgeon
Ktn mention tint he fell in withe. Dine
orer aerinty yttre of , who hid ipent
flftvlWa yrira ofege, 73'drg., aubaittlng
luring thit period ontlrtly on blrdl, fiah,
bean, and ottLanlmal food. Ha had not
aaan a vr gelio(H(M wliolo lima,
A Plica Vacant. The Government
ofMeiloo can get no perton to act ae Mln.
later of Finance. Ai there la no money In
lha mibllo treasury, and none likely to be,
lha butloeaeof the department will not uf.
far nuoh from the vacancy.
ftjrTwo aevern earihquakee were fell
In tkla ally on Prlday nlsht lait, between
the bourn of half-Baal nlae and twelve
t VkUfth, Dtt. 99.
Ouooit Cm, IX T.,
Jan. tlM,.'M. ,
Kditom BritcTAToat-Jlli, Jfour jpt
of the 3d Imt. a communication from ilia
lingua River oounlrv apptara, Implicit.
ing in tho highlit degrra th character of
my ton, Wonhlnston HHIa, and alto my
own. Preting that the letter alluded to
ttoei me great Injuallce, I with, to give
you a tiinple, plain atattntent of facta,
mpiorted by such cvldeon aa I herewith
oiler lo yogi My aor li now In the
liinila of the taw, and tharefbra aa he la
removed from allrtlabllity of being affeol.
l by prejudiea o)vrtaiion( JTlimontent
that ba erwuM'wH-4M MtflM of the
Urboe-liy having control over him, and if
(OHM W lha enl prove tint lie.hai
bwfHucity accueed, I should be pleated
toJraTe'th mil publicity r,lrn to a
nolle of hit Innocence, aahan been pi veil
to I ho arcujalloni apalntt Mm. With
regard to the letter of Mr. I'alnter'i, the
eplrll of candor with which it eeema lo
have been written, forbid lha thought of
ha having been prompted by any other
irwtlrra than honeat convlctlona, therefore
I ccucleve I am th innrn callril upon, in
juiiice to myaelf, toolTar t the public the
following. In the leller attdded toll leata).
ej "Tlile llilla and hit father hid lukeii
clilma at tho fall", tome fivn or alt weeka
ubtentirnt to my arrival. They entered
lull an agreement wild the Indiana fur a
tract of land which contain! tome live or
alx xrlloiia." Tint portion of the abavu
ataerlion which aiya thai my ton hid
taken a claim in Itogue River valley la
correct, but I never had a claim there
myaelf, nor have I overlaid claim to an)
piece nf land in the Rogue Rriver country
any where; but on lha contrary I then
owned a claim in Lart Couaiy upon which
I realJod moat of th time attar leaving
Portland In February lait, until about
the 1 0th of October, when I etirted lor
the mln near Rngtie River. The reason
uf my gblng la thai country, aa elmply,
llial MtmAltma 9kmminti MM aiMk Innk
quantity ar'goMa-W Tawt'eWnlT)4 Vw"r"?'MJl
ald, and receiving a letter from him to
the edect that my prraenc waa needed
lo Mtlla up eome buaineaa connected with
their aale, and getting the balance due
for them, I immediately etarted. After
acllling thla biialnea. and being pleated
with that part of the valley, I looked
aome farther aboul the country, and made
up my mind to settle In it. My ton
at this time mid a claim, built a
heus upon it, and miU olher improve.
menu prepintory to miking a firm.
remained and asslttsd him seme in com.
mencing his Improvements. At the same
lime his Improvements were going on, I
built for myself a house, on what is called
the "gold bar," intending to devoto my
attention for a llm 10 mining or trading
at thai point j I also with a view to th
promotion of good feeling and harmony
between th white and Indians, about
this time built a hous tor the war chief
'Sam,' upon Iba condition that ha should
not permit lb Indians lo molest In any
manner th whites In that section, or
thos travelling through it; and also that
he should prevent the olher Indiana from
burning olT lha grasa In that vicinity.
There was no other condition of any man.
tier or kind attached lo this transscllon ;
and so far from my. son hiving anything
to do in building this house for this chief,
he was only angiiged in assisting me to
fulfill my own engagements, whloh was
no mora than olhirs there also dona ;
among whom was Mr. Dean, who was
employed lo bring my son Into this valley
he, Mr. Dean, and all other In the
vicinity being familiar with the purpose
for which ft waa being built, and every
one In the neighborhood knowing to lha
circumstance of my building the house
for the chief, highly approved of the idea,
and thought ll would be of muuli service
In promoting good feeling between all
partial. Among thos thus approving,
waa the gentleman last named, and the
Indian Agent himself.
With regard to the aeoond assertion,
quoted above from this letter, it is entire
ly unfounded, ao far as I am concerned,
and I have no knowledge of my sen being
engaged in any aueh transaction ; but If
lie has, a I aald before, he is re.nonstblc
to th tribunals of hla country. In this
letter ll Is charged against ma that about
th loth ull. (ala latter being written In
December) I larVlbr Ih Willamette val.
ley, and that I "borrowed two or three
Oregon City, (0, T.,) Urtsday, February 3, 1852,
horee liom Iba inlnW and have 'not
heard of vlnee.'1 Tit facts arn thai (
left there on tha lOthortAiOamher tooonw
In this valley for lb;ibla purpoe of j
selling my. ImprovawaaU.aou claim la
this valley, aad, it.Mmlm a lead nf,
supptlaa to take baab $ RUsr val,
ley forwIattrtMllNiffsiivlag m4u
an arraaf awyat Wjgay. ! PltT,
Mr. eaU;Mr,;.RH jw'l
aad otMMa. Mmftf ,la tUaa gvnllf
mea, la ba braugbj ff,Wt )i,ba settle;
mente. loaded-'wka.MMB. die., aasl
drove back again V tka) loads of 'each of
those animals, upon their arrival, lo
equally divJJed bet we thfawaer aCi
horn aad myaelf. Tbla I bavedone.
loaded the animals and started them for
that section, in the tare of Mr. Hit), soma
data alnoe. and al ihia llm they must
have accomplished somatblog more thaiiCTbwa tb.a. Mf, lb Jubilofiho
half their journey
Mr. Painter also save. "It is ll opinion
of lb clliieoe that ha (tbe old r.wn) Ilk
Iheplan to eitermloite all th whites,
and that Worthlotton, hla son, was 10
carry it out during his absence; and thoy
war I havo the Indiana rob all lb pack
trains and they would reap the reward
of the booty ariiliio therefrom." It would
seem to be quit lllo fur me to simply
deny the truth of any part of this aeiar.
lion, Inaamuch aa psrbapj some evldenco
Letlila mv own denial mlffhl be eallsd.
for; but it is limply ao a.seriloii-ndJf,l ,0 btM,,J
one quite essy 10 inasa ami peinaps
quite as difficult for lha author to prove
, .. , . I
correct, as'Tor ms to show unfounded.
What the secret opinions of men may ba
ills impossible for others to knaw, and'
that my sterol Intentions and deilgiii
ware not aa above represented, I aohoowl.
dg would ba impossible Utmt lo prove
by other. Bui with regard 10 lha abooa
assertion, I an wllliog aad anilowe thai
my acta wbll I thai oauatry ahsajld
meal and undergo aay examination thai
Mtf 1 twint.lmfmA Aallaril Sat kW lk Ale.
eumMaaoMof the co. 1 am co.asle
. l-.u.lalu f .kit aLl. axM.aaxsisaJl
ill IUT"janiswami vt aaii ifiangv irviisrvwivi.
with my rosldenoa tbera at any and alt
With regard 10 the alluslen la this 1st.
ter, to my being th earn man published
by Mr. Dryer, of lha "Oregonian," list
spring, for leaving the country Indebted
to him, this Is th Arsl nolle ol suoh
publication that I have received. Wben
I led Portland I waa not aware that I
wed the editor of the "Oregenlsn" a pen.
, ' nr, nor am I now. ll la true I had some
' . I 1 L ll
buelnss with him In the way of adver
Using and baring haad kllla printed, Ao. ;
but I alwaya either paid eaok Ull thus
made myselfor left the means with which
il should be don lo lb Bind of my
clerks, with order lo pay ll lo him and
if any bill hae aver bn Ufl unpaid il
was on account of my directions not be.
Ing a'tendad lo and In no oas Inten
tional. If by aoy mfn any just demand
thus boldrn by Mr. Dryer, has not
been paid, I do now and have al all timea
stood ready to pay il upon presentation.
With regard to hla hasty publication of
ma in this manner (which I have navor
seen) 1 would simply aay, that no-gentleman
would thus treat another, lie, nor
any other man ever had tho slightest
reason to suppose llial I JntcnileiUp leave
this oounlry, and if a bill old
against me, due to him, ha hai
to suppose I would rfdev-o
had a good dsal ufl printing
office, and alwayspaid him pi
he cannot deny.
In support of my own statements, as to
where 1 resided prevlous'lo starting tor
jJHtJeoguVBiver country, as I said before,
I oflei the following oertlfioates.
Lan Countt, Jan. 10, 1833.
We, 'tho undersigned, have been ao.
qualnted with Lemuel Hills, from five to
eighteen monthc, and have kno him to
be upright and straight forward In all
B. P. HuMn-Ra,
J. W. Poindsxtii,
and ten others, cltiaena of the ssme
I havo been aoqualnled six months with
Letnuol Bills. He hu been laboring on
my mill. Ills dealing with mo baa been
honaal 11. Baiw.
Wa agree la Ih above, wltb regard It
11 no reason, stasxua-'rni
PV ' i V' I C'M,3?a."!,A2
oon nutm. najwj, -
(bcaajaractsr of Mr. Lruinel llilla.
' 1 Locis C4L110UN,
1 Wat. Htktins,
P. P. Castlkman.
f.ilaveral olher oertldoataa ol a like nature
Hrlih lb above, war shown us by Mr.
Mils, waWi It I considered unnecessary
ktaNt wrl)f Ika'rrtJaMaNla.
Wb.a WasblnftM. waa aeventyeli
n old, ha lay upaa' hi. death.bed. I
I pa)M" hm Rf,'KSNWsan
mm. jvasvafam, "iwotof ( 1 a
mil aaaaalatfraal to cot I. bailor
tmfimyjuwi attaeV, I should not sur
1 hi mv braalk eannnt last lone."
AMsoba caasad to breathe,
C Mora th a auirtar of a century elsp.
seel bbrj Similar soon was witiiMaed,
wien, nvmmtfwy.wp jvmn ui agw, mu
JtlkrsoaatM.'oana down to their la.t
Jaiaor. "and my children to mv twin
Iry," Boon alter Adams exclaimed, "In
depeudsnoe forever!" anil all was over.
They, loo, bed ceased to breathe.
Piyo yrara after thla, al 71 years of age,
Monrost ceaied to breathe.
Plvyeara alter this, at 6!. years of
age, Madison ceased to breaths. '
Nearly fivo yearaefior this, at OS years
of age, llanison remarkedj
"Sir, I'wlsh you lo undsritsnd the trim
principle of the en eminent! I wWh them
carried out; I ask nothing mare." And he
lioaal In liSAall.a
Psy4 w wiojaaiitw ?' j
Four yeara after ihis, at 79 year of age,
Jsokson obaerred, Insubitsnos: "My aufi
ring, though great are nothing In cm.
parlson with Ihoee nl my Uylnfl Saviour
through whneedealli I look for eveiNitidg
Iiis(mm." And he cesssd to breathe.
la leas than three years after thli, at 07
years of sge, the second Adsms declared:
Thla It lha laaiol earth: 1 am content."
'And ha ceased to breathe.
In a little mora than 00 year alter tins,
al 6 years afage, Polk bowed hi bead in
aatettn, oonieasing nia narior. nnu no
ceased to breathe. Th lamented Tavlor,
at U years of age submllied to the solemn
J I ..I J. C. .1. .u.umi
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ueuisv. "i asm wvmvj w iti. ....,
" T""' " J
T7"Tbe young man whose fsther don't
take the newspaper was In town the other
day He waa last seen on the south sldeof
th publlo square eyslnjt very atlentit ely a
large wooden watch with painted handa,
which lo the Init Isled Indicates that awatch
maker may b found In the vicinity. Af
ter"' eyeing the sign fir Mine iivmnta, he
leisurely drew lorlh a huge silver Vslch,
aaaobsarvtd, "I've bet nwsniin' to regu
lata mv walch for souio time, and hero i ,
a first rale chance to get the true ti'"f-" 1
"Excellent," replied a bvatander, "lh(t
wteoh don't vary a second In a month."
Th green on proceeded to. set, his wsloh
by-thenn-riry-iiu lime, snd then traveled
Who oyjiaoVDiuwrrit seen a SrADR
aIvd DAaaoirfsWo are Informed by an
eya wlioet,' aaya tho HulUIo Republic,
thai upaa lheocM m th commence
newt celebration ofthe Cat adlau Hail road
on Wedoeaday tut, when l.-dv Klln and
th Governor (Jenaral attended lo turn the
flrat soda solid silver spade was nrcsentedby
th oorioration tn Lady Elgin, and an
alaaently polished black walnut wheel.
kLiaw in the Uovarnor Qeneral. With
Iba silver epade the first shovel full of
earth waa taken out by the lady, and In
ihaUeok walnut barmw It waa wheeled
away by her spouse. Tins ta tne eiyi in
wash ihsy" manage the nallera" inCao
iiaaa( , aaewrra
men conspire and meditate aa
lion, tn realiUr oppoen the execu.
kn tiaiutwofthe United Siate by
Ma,i1Drw-wfmlveiulltV ot a hltlhmis-
deeaaanor; but If lhy prooe.d tooarry sucl,
an MientKM intocxeowion ojr iuiw, m
then guilty or treason by levying war.
f Whealon'e A merioan Criminal Law, 080,
llaHed Statea vs. Mitchell, 8 Dall, St8.
CtiNvicTioN bnm tut Navr Poitab
Law...Ai .he last lermoftha United Slates
rktrlit Court, held at Iowa City, lasso
Stoan waa convicted of using, pott office
stamps twice, and acnteaoed lo pay fifty
dallara and three cents dataagc. This is
lb first Instance of the kind under me new
Sii.ria lliacoKtv. The Russians have
overed four Important veins of silver
In the Cauoasu. The veins are rich
In b yield of silver. The working 01
Ihfnihi already been commenced by or.
VFha Bmperor of Raaaia haa ordered a
ewe bretatpllt to eaoh of the poliuo.
uUri who wseon duty allheRusstinJsw.
airy departmenl in the World Flr
HlsUrr Ike Bowk ol H)raM.
Aa Iba Rook nf Mormon, or Golden
Bjele, (originally called,) ha exoiied
much attention, and la ileenv , by a oer.
lain new sect of equal authority with tho
seared Sorlplures, llhlnk it a duty whloh
I nwe to the public lo state what I know
loiiahlng lis origin.
Holomon Spsuldiof, to whom 1 was
united In'murlago in early 111, wa a
graduate of Dartmouth College, and was
distinguished fur a lively imagination and
a srest roddaee for history. At ibe lime
of our' marriage h resided. ln,Cbrry
Valley; tyw Yprk. JM" P
Ohio, sometimes called Conneaut, I it I
situated on Conneaut' creek. 'Shortly af
ter our removal lo this placa his health
sunk', and be was laid aside from active
labors. In the town of New Salem there
are numerous mounds and forts, supposed
by many to be the dilapidated dwellings
and rbrtlfioatlons of a rsoe now eitlool.
Thrs ancient relic arrest the attention
of the new settlers, and become objects of
rese&ruh for the curious. Numerous Inv
plemeiits were (oui.d, and olber articles
tvluciiig great akin in tne ans. ir.
.SpauMliig being an educated man and
pseslonatoly fond ofhliory,look.a lively
liiUtrcM In Iheae developments of anliquity
and In order lo beguile the hsure of
rrllreinemmil and furnlthemploymunt for
hla iiusglnslion, he conceived the idea of
giving a hlstsfioil sketehof this long.lott
race. Their eilreins antlquiiy led him
to wrile In the moat anolent siyln; an J as
the OKI Teslainsnt Is the most ancient
bosk in the wirld, be imitated its sty la as
neatly as possible. His sole object in
willing this Imaginary blatory was lo
amuse himself and hi neighbors. This
waa abaul the year Mi. Hull'a sur-
render at Detroit occurred our lha asm
time, ami I reooHeet ibaUta w.ll from
. - -
that alroumauao. Aa ba l?M
bis narrative his aeigbbon. waajaj coma
lo loaa si anally lo bear porUas read, aad
wrillSD uy vnw i lira nai !,
have been recovered from lb earth, and
aasumed the title of "Manuscript Found.
The neighbor would often loqulre how
Mr. Spaulding progressed in deciphering
tho manuscript J and when be had a auffi.
dent portion prepared he would Inform
them, and they would assemblo to hear it
read, lie was enabled, from his acquaint
anae with the clisslcs'and ancient history,
10 Imroduoo many slnaular names, which
were particularly noticed by the people,
. . . ' T .. a
and could U easily recognised by them
Mr. Solomon Spauldine had a brother,
Mr. John Spaulding, residing in the plae?
t Ih lime, who wss perfectly familiar
with the work, and repeatedly heard the
whole of ll read. Prom New Salem we
removed lo Pittsburgh, Pa. Here Mr.
Spaulding found a friend and acquaintance
in the person of Mr, Patterson, an editor
of a newspaper. He exhibited his menu,
script lo Mr. Patterson, who wa much
pleased with il, and borrowed it (br psru.
sal. lie retained it for a long lime, and
informed Mr. B, auldlng that if ha would
make out a title-page and preface be
would publish It, and It might b asouros
of profit. This Mr. Spaulding refussd to
do. Sidney Rlgdon, who hae Pgured o'
largely In lb history 'of kV MoUdM.
ui.i ..'.I... .. ?. .T .'-'..:.i:.-j:i.i',
waaa, iwwt aimw
hlmaelf baa (requently atated, beoima
acquainted with Mr. Spauldlng'a manu
aoripl, and copied It. It waa a matter ol
notoriety and Interest to all connected
with the printing establishment. Allength
themanuaorlpl wss relumed to Itaauthor,
and soon after we removed to 'Amity,
Weshlnglon county, cVc, where Mr, 8.
decessed In 1810. The manusorlot then
foil into my hinds, and waa carefully ex.
ainlned by my daughter, Mr. M'Rcnatry
of Mention, Mesiohuselts, with whorA'T
now reside, and by other frlsnds. Aftor
ihi Hook of Mormon came nut a copy of
-,.'!.- . M.-J. O.I. .L. .I....I
II was lascn IB HOW ai-;ill, Ills juauw Vl
Spatilding'a former rrildenort, andtrii
stty place where the ma'tiuscrlpt founJl
was wrltleh. A Woman pirachor appoint,
ad a meeting there, and in the nisetlfig
read and repealed copleus axtraota from
tho Hook of Mormon. Theblalorlcal pari
was Immediate recognised by the'clder
Iriibitani alho ldnl!csh wbA of Mr,
Spaulding In which they had 'ell been ao
Saauldiflg1 Wu prsseaf,' " 'recgatad
erfeotly th work,,c4hu) brother. B
waaamated and alfllciej that il atwtiU
have beqarfiervcrted t ao wicked a pur.
pose. His gfisf fouoJ vent .in a Hood of
learsfand heiros on th spot ao4 !
prewd to-ikj meeting his sorrow ad
regret that the writing ef hi deceased
brother ltouM bo used for a purpose ao
vile and allocking. Th extjianseet lis
New Sslem beesme so great llial, Iba. la
habitant had a m.-ellng and" dsputed Dr.
Philastu fjurlbui. one of their auasW,
toripairto thf. place, and teoUanrroa
!.)?? PfW 9 caajlag la
th Mormon. Bible,, to eatlsfy their
minds, and to prevent their friend tVaaa
embracing an error ao ejejuelv. ' TO
wa in tbe year 1881. ' Dr. Hurlbat
brought wiih him an Introduotloa, ad
request, for the manuscript, whloh wee
signed by Metara. Henry' Lake, Ae'raa
Wright, and others, w)ib all of whoraj
was acquaint id, a they were my neigh
bora when 1 reeled at New Salem. I am
sure thai nothing would grieve my hui
band more, were he living, than Ibe use
which ha been made of hi work, the
air of antiquity which wa thrown about
the compoililon doubtless suggested the
Idea of converting il Iu the purpose ef
delusion. Thus a" historical rpminee. with
the iddiiion cf a few pious expressions
and extracts from the sacrod Soriptures,
ha been construed into a new Dills, end
palmed off upon a company of poor de.
luded fsnatics as Divine. ' Mormons,
A ateHcr's Privllffw.
il I well known that "Old- Meter'
waa equally popular In lh:anayasj
amooB.the aeonl al larue. N 1
lived in thla country about wham a saaa
characterises anecdote bava ,b rila
tad, tiv ihaee' wha vara arasW'bbibi.
. bjjl" J!?fa?jE:
aosaLinemis. rlow wtlv Wa
wW'aVS. raeMsab laasmaxpi
ta pMm r -.,L- d,, eftifn
lav nl laara aw, aa oea.wWMi
fcveraljfeara aw, nilkwAj
lam aacaaion. Waa aitaaae)
l h .yertlgo, that he laaa.ljfefsM
with tbe idea that Ibe fin plafeffaraa-t
ter him In hot haite. Under tbaaa Mrap
stanoes, he determined to osmoeal MmMT
in a friendly gutter, and wall sjata! Ma
enemies hed disappeared, la thie
dilion be was found, and, of oours, )
of the numerou troop of office bonier
wa found ready to communicate to Oea.
Jaokaon, then Presided of the Unit!
State, that the gallant defender of Fact
had been found drunk In Ih atreat.
The old man stood for a momet refVctlng.
then tu rnlng to his Informsnt, said "Vanr
bad conduction, sir, in the Colonel. Bm,
if tht Ettrntlf A Jbir Vmi fftHhg imfk
nrvtr to straw amttur ithtr aVeaM M.
lift." Uerafter'vard.,it waatbaraoof.
nlted right of the veteran coional lo get
drunk aa often a he pleased pmUtdh
kept hlmsclfout of sight.
Adout th same period, lha late Malar
Gibbon was Collector of lha Port of a
southern city, to which o(Bcee had ba
appointed by the elder Adajra. Of course
Ih Major aa a FcderalM and one of Oea.
Jackson's political opponents. During aba
struggle of tbe Araerlean.Coloolee rSf I,
dependence, Major O. had dleUngutslatd
mended a forlorn hop under Mad Antbeary,
at Stony Point. Alter lb Inaupratiaa af
Jankaoii aa Praaldant. the Malor. wba VJI
aa Ut'ora poljllolanashehad baan fallaat
aa a aoWUr, in n excited dleoussloi) ahesjt
aa af Ma ftb; ataaauaf ed MMwey
woul4UonaJa.t "weCwha uf III" taa
TiUxri'i nl wl Tie aa teAs caaaxsaai.
oVrf afarhrn hope of 'Anthony WfM, Me
tUnll right to entte mjMji htflfrnt" l- r
1 ' - i
Pvatc Sciiools or Nw-Ye)M.--Ts
average dailv attondanoe of pupils, km)a
and remain, In Ihn- various A publlo Mbaa)
of thla city, including the Pn-o, Academy,
nominal and evc'hlnp schoola, I e.tlrnatad
at M,000. Tha total number who raoelr
mat ruction yearly, I llfl.POeJ. Tba aoet
f Instructing theee (a oyer bairn UIwi
of dollar pr annum. v; li
II a .atrauMTaHllKs-0MskaT
J.mti '. JoBM.'or Teaneas.). bs sea- aletsaTa""
hZi 8'utse Hesalar. tolfce .lieaMsa jsf tl
' l '!' "
Tea ri Tasew.as'r't ass
.laUitt thNieslsla.sssawl M
MlaUlM IkraaJealsc s.a)
eTuieNsw Orel!Icu!lj,was sat .lUsyllllwlat
, l. J..4 af ka Q jeaaaai
r v - t h'lriiiai a
l.v.ikaJ sltikawla Aaaartaaoaaatasasi
liaaaiaJUutkalssawMUrabr ftv UJSJIs
hi partliig speech tm annoiinoey th
bad aayed noTr iHaV 66 0M dra.
eJaao ka hM etofl WAwnea;