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Logansport Democratic Pharos (Newspaper) - July 14, 1847, Logansport, Indiana ils CASS JULY 14, 1847. 52156. MISCELLANY. NO C. speak no a kindly word Can never leave a sting oh I to breathe each tale we've far beneath a noble Full oft a better eeed is choosing thus the kinder For if but little good be Still let us speak the best we me the heart that fain would fain another's fault How can it pleasure human prove humanity but let us reach a higher nobler estimate of Be earnest in the search for And speak of all the best we speak no but lenient failings as your If you 're the first a fault to not the first to make it For life is but a passing lip may tell how brief its span the little time we Let's speak of all the best we the N. Y. Spirit of the THE FIRST PIANO IN WESTERN evenings after reading to a lady a story about the of a Forte into the of Is conceded on all to bo a friend related to the with of the in the northern cf tlie Sucker she nii eye witness to what occurred on the For the of our readers 1 venture to describe the summer following the of the amongst the first of the Down East Emigrants to the then barely the red men of tlie removed to what has since become a small near the Illinois by the name of family was composed of three young ladies and his all of whom were performers on the and one of the possessor of the instrument in is usually the case in all newly settled places when a makes his first neighbors were to had collected for the put pose ol seeing the doctor's and the acquaintance of its A away was large packed into pine on which were in large black the wagon after another was unloaded without much sensation on the part of the little crowd of except an occasional exclamation similar to the from those who had seen the like This side up with I thought this fellow was a What on yearth is he going to do with that box full of side up with exclaimed got his and fixin's in Wont ho them agur fellers down on the the wagon there was but one large and on it were painted the dry and handle It required the assistance of all the bystanders to unload this and the curiosity excited in the crowd upon reading the foregoing words and hearing the musical sounds emitted as it struck the can only be gathered by giving a few of the expressions that dropped fiom the said a yellow looking if he is of the He scare them with a pine was spelled by a large raw-boned evidently a liberal patron of bald who h broken off at the letter with temperance needn't come round with your was interrupted at point by a stout built who cried got his skeletons in and he's to gin them for they break out if he Poor they must suffer said a man in a red hunting and the size of whose as he doubled it was that of an some live in you hear him This was said as the box struck the and the concussion caused the vibration of the sooner had all hands let go of the than doctor A. was besieged by his all of whom were determined to what were its and what was the meaning of On his telling them that it was a musical some that it would take a sight of wind to blow that it would take a lot of men to make it The doctor explained its operations as well as he but still his description was any thing but and he only got rid of his inquisitive neighbors by promising a sight at an early that seemed like weeks to the pet sons elapsed before the premises of doctor arranged for the reception of various and curious were the among the during this Doctor A. and his were the only topics of conversation for miles doctor's house had but one but this was one of double the and the carpets were too small to cover ihe entire hence a strip of bare floor appeared at each side of the Opposite and facing the door was placed the All ready for the admission of and miss E. was to art as the first doctor had but to the and half a score of men were to Miss E. look her and at the first sounding of the instrument tiie party present rushed in. Some went directly up to the as it had been called on account of having four more remained close to the if they could more easily make their while who had never seen a were observed walking round on the of bare least by treading on the they might spoil first tune seemed to put the whole company in The raw boned who was so much opposed to temperance pulled out a fl isk of and insisted that the should Another of the company a dime wanted more of the as the name of the instrument hrid come to him after travelling through some five or six with a broad grin on his that he give his claim and all the truck on if his darter could such a The man suggested that if that sort of music been in the Black Hawk war would have the Injuns like all is needless to suy that it was late at night before miss E. and the other ladies of the house could satisfy their delighted hearers that they wete all The whole country for twenty miles rung with the praises of and The doctor immediately had any of of would come in person for or for a few but none of whom would leave without hearing the an easy and a good natured A. soon formed an extensive obtained a good and became a popular He was elevated to some of the most responsible offices in the gift of the of which he held at the time of his So much for the charms of a Piano Abraham sat at his tent according to his waiting to entertain he espied an old man stooping and leaning on his weary with age and coming towards who was an years of He received him washed his and caused him to sit but observing that the old man and prayed a blessing on his him why he did not worship the God of The old man told him he worshipped the fire at which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry that he thrust the old man out of his and him to all the evils of the night and an unguarded When the old man was culled on Abraham and asked where the stranger Ho I thrust him away because he did not worship God answered I have suffered him these hundred years dishonored and could thou not have endured him one night when he gave thee no Upon saith the Abraham fetched him back and gave iiim hospitable entertainment and wise Go thou and do and thy charity will be rewarded by the God Oriental the absence of Meir from his his two sons of them of beauty and enlightened in the His wife bore them to her and laid them upon her and spread a while covering over their When Rabbi Meir his inquiry for his His wife reached him a he praised the Lord at the going out of the and again ate my that they too may drink of the cup of will not be far said she placing the food that he might lie was in a and genial and when he had said grace after thus addressed with thy I would fain to thee one my replied few days a person entrusted some jewels in my and now should I give them back to is a said the Rabbi which my wife not have to thou hesitate or be reluctant to restore to every one his she I thought it best not to restore without acquainting ihee She then led him to the and stepping to the took the white covering from the dead iny my loudly lamented their Ihe light of my eyes and light my 1 was your father but ye were teachers in the turned away and wept At she took her husband by the and didst thou not leach tne that we not be to restore was to our the Lord and the Loul huh n and blessed be the of be Ihe name of the echoed itie holy m blessed bo his holy of the Love or love of nature as a of the which is well kuown to many who are of the that in wilh we never feel We feel we do not man the present stale of our relations wilh the following statistical statement in relation to it will prove republic of Mexico contains an in square 1,050,000; the census of 1842, the latest shows a population of 7,015,509; has since probably increased to between eight and nine Of this there were of 4.000,000; 1,000,000; Of all other castes and In Ihe cily of Mexico there one under the control of archbishop and the others under that of the The number of newspapers published in the in 1S4, amounted to 44, of were published in of The value of the Mexican manufacturing muy be estimated al specie annually exported from that exports of other products of about imports in 1840, The public foreign and is estimated at which fifths are due to the English The actual income of the Government may be set down at The Mexican Church possesses property to the amount of about The number of religionists of all regular and monks and amounts to 7,000. In 1840, the army of Mexico consisted of the following of 3; 1; separate 5; engineer 1; of 1; regiments of 8; of active 9; regiments of permanent 8; regiments of active whole to about force has since been considerably and is probably every The navy in 1840, composed as 2; 3; 2. This force has also been may noW probably estimate the army at 50,01)0, and the navy as being composed of 12 of all Tne army numbers 14 of and 23 of There are over three thousand mines uf the precious in Of these very few are gold The ores of Penn oy marry but for see that thou what is If love be not thy chief thou wilt soon grow weary oT the and stray thy promise to Fearch out pleasures in forbidden It is the difference between love and that this is that They that marry for cannot have the true satisfaction of the requisite means being how man has the noblest creature in the As a god on the image of him that made to mistake earth for and worship gold for works of A deserted house is afford tho largest proportion which is about 3 penny weights of gold to one mark of Most of the mines are in Northern The whole coined at the mint in the city of since the is since 1G90, The annual produce of tlie mines is from 22 to 24,000.000 of The made in 1842, in favor of American by the commission for the adjudication of American claims against the Mexican to about who had his fists in his was accosted by his in the take those fisis out of your it's against the law to carry concealed weapons in of the dreariest places in the it is more dreary than the raw of a new and so is a deserted lill nature has covered its ruins with and mad j it her own But we feel no such overpowering sense of loneliness among the works of there is a reverence or when man stands on the he gazes on the expanse of the when he stands al midnight on the deck of the vessel in the heart of the Why is it Among ihe works of we feel because man is not Among the works of God we never feel so because he is We find this among the the they have of only in the of So in the Arabian Chautt found an young countrymen of his own who was so enchanted willi their sublime that he had given up his friends and his How can this sentiment sometimes act upon the we see in one of the most striking He was in an African far from any abodes of overcome with and by beasts of He felt as if all was over with and was on the point of lying down in when his eye rested on a little flower blooming alone amidst the desert It carried his thoughts upwards at once to Him that made it. He asked himself if it were possible that the Being who sustained that little flower in withdraw his presence from suffering He no longer fell hopeless and he went his way with new and soon reached a of repose and And had ho felt he would in an hour have been torn by beasts of the and to this day his bones would have whitened in ihe Darius thousand talents to divide Asia equally with he earth cannot bear two nor Asia two a friend of hearing the great offers Darius had I Alexander I would except would replied I is to be considered only as an imaginary unless accompanied wilh the practice of those generous virtues by which it ought to be Titles of conferred upon such as have no personal are at best but the royal stamp set upon base age is not that which in length of nor that which is measured by number of wisdom is the grey hair unto and unspotted life old condemned by her own is very and being pressed with conscience always evil for fear is else but a docs not hive the common yet beautiful It is from the Hebrew means a What sweet and joyous hours of other what pleasing associations does not the name call up to every Who knows ill of Who that does not love the name? If anything gentle and valued and what Mary possesses it not? Was it not Mary who was at the And earliest at the was not Mary the mother of the Savior of the of the which reason noblest spirits are those which turn to not in the hour of bui in that of like the they wait for the clouds to to soar up iato their native gentleman in New Orleans was agreeably surprised the to find a plump turkey served up for his and of how it was replied ar turkey is been roosting on our fence tree so dis 1 seize him for de rent ob de white of egg is said to bo a specific for fish bones sticking in the It is to be swallowed and will a bone easily and pleasure which effects the human mind with the most lively and transporting is the sense that we act in the eye of infinite and that will crown our virtuous endeavors here with a large as our desires lasting as our immortal Without this Ihe highest state of life is and witli it tlie lowest is a an honorable title may be conveyed to yet the ennobling qualities which are the soul of greatness are a sort of incommunicable and cannot be If a man could bequeath his virtues by and settle his sense and learning upon his as certainly as he can his a noble descent would then indeed be a valuable FROM THE the arrival of the steam ship at N. we have still later dates from Vera areto the loth and we are happy to put a more aspect upon things than by former Cadwallader had succeeded in effecting a junction with the upland train under col. the National where he dispersed the guerrilla in a short The calculation of the relative loss is 100 on the part of the and 15 and 30 or 40 wounded on the part of gen. There is not the slightest doubt that the result has much emboldened the country who are now joining the guerrilla bands in considerable estimated loss of col. Mcintosh's parly is about For miles the road was strewed with empty boxes and bacon sides which had been captured by the as well as the fine horse sent as a present to col. Harney fiom his frends in New dissatisfaction is expressed on all sides regarding col. Mcintosh's arrangements for the safety of the train on the line of It is supposed a court inquiry will be called to the vomito was still very severe at Vera but it was confined principally to foreign We have some further information from He was still at doing all that he could lo conciliate the favor of the numerous Catholic of that of which there were about 500, and the population of their prejudices against the He was to start within two or three weeks from the date of latest for the city of were continually the capital all was worse Every thing was upside It was thought Santa Atina resigned the Presidency to give an opportunity to conclude a standing in the himself to take advantage of the movement according to the popular It was also thought gen. Scott had been instructed to lend his strength to the support power or administration in Mexico which should conclude a In that case it is most reasonably surmised there would have to be a force left there to such an or the peace thus negotiated would last no longer than the time gen. Scott was getting out of the country We throw these conjectures out for what they are was in charged with a treasonable correspondence with one of the American It was said he would be shot agreeably to the sentence of a court martial which had been held on are no Mexican troops between Puebla and the nor any moms of defence thrown up at Rio or El as had previously been The whole force in the city of al latest advices from amounted to about 25,-000 indifferently armed and small by a a number of disbanded 1.50 in 75 of whom were 30 being left Puebla for Vera on the Sth under command of 3d This parly was much harrassed by the with whom they had several but managed to reach col. Mcintosh's with a loss of five killed and one wagon Capt. in the vicinity of had succeeded in capturing 19 guerrilla and a hostile alcade whom he has to work as scavengers at the castle in that If the goverment had equipped more such companies as captain Walker's we would liear of less outrages IVom had a little fight at Tampico on the The Mexicans were reported to is said that the authorities of New have a resolution requiring a certain number of piles of stone to be collected within the for the accommodation of the upon the coming in order to prevent this numerous class of insects from tearing up the pavements to sharpen their bills man seeing in the streets an old woman driving some said to mother of my answered strong in the vicinity of that On the night of the 12ih demonstrations were made by the Mexican citizens to ris but by timely information our were on the and lay on their arms all On the 15th a party of Mexican lancers attacked the and all the sentinels into the On the a party of Mexican rancheros attacked the Pilot they were greeted with a volley of when they the above was in wo have received the Pittsburgh containing a telegraphic from 28th announcing the most important intelligence from gen. attack on is Gen. Scott and with about 5000 had reached Rio Frio where to encounter strong opposition Instead of they were met by a deputation from the capital with propositions to enter at once upon negotiations for The terms were such as transcended the instructions of gen. Scott and mr. and were therefore gen. Scott declaring his intention to march on the capital and make peace The Mexicans showed a disposition to come to almost any terms to keep the American Army out of the city of the Ind. July 2. the Michigan City ALLEGED CENSURE OF GEN. * * that the censuro cast by them administration of the last by a vote of tho House upon the terms made by General Taylor at the capitulation of was unworthy the representatives of the for whom he had perilled his above is a part of one of the resolutions passed by tho Whig Congressional Convention at on the 13th of May principles must be at a sad discount when the whig are forced ti resort to such miserable to bolster up a sinking object of the resolution is it is 10 carry the impression that mr. voted to censure It is a reply to all this to say that the resolution of the to which the above was not a resolution of but a mere refusal to approve or disapprove the of the capitulation of as we shall show before we All who know mr. Cathcart know him to be a staunch friend of gen. In mr. C. voted to suspend ihe rules to allow the original resolution of I hanks to be We shall see by that attempts to amend the were declared out of and when the final voting was had the resolution was in such a shape that no one could vote against it without voting that tho war was of no true patriot would and hence we find mr. C. voting in the But back from the Senate amended and rendering thanks to gen. Taylor and his mr. Cathcart voted for it as it expressed his views do not know to whom the honor of first the of the capitulation We believe that the Louisville Journal is entitled to this distinguished At that time the whig papers unsparingly denounced the Administration for instructing they gen. Taylor to make those But no sooner was it found that it had not instructed and the boot was on the other than the whole federal camp was filled with the most dismal In endeavoring to denounce the they had severely censured gen. From the United Slates Gazette of the 13th of October we copy the following article as a fair sample of the ravings of the whig press shortly after the Monterey is singular after so a gen. Taylor should bring so POTENT AND UNSATISFACTORY A CONCLUSION TO HIS and we should be inclined to CENSURE CONDUCT which permitted a large irith its to depart in with arms and without the exaction even of a promise not to fight were we not made by circumstances and the above that gen. Taylor acted not according to his own but in accordance with the orders of the cabinet at Washington being alarmed by the frightful expense of the war it heedlessly and wickedly entered now seeking to purchase peace upon almost ANY It is evident that gen. Taylor could soon have captured the army of and so deprived it of the opportunity of being arrayed again in opposition to our and it is absurd to suppose he would have made such conditions as have been and added thereto an armistice of eight weeks in so much hard and the loss of so many valuable officers and himself proposed and the in its extreme desire to secure has so hampered gen. Taylor as to oblige hitu to leave the advantage wilh the Should the ill-judged mercy of the cabinet fail of its intended as it most probably Taylor be obliged to encounter the same army at San Luis whither .it will is an old that in glass houses should throw The fact the and not the Have censured gen. as the resolution of appears to be the sole slock in trade of our whig beneficial operations of the and Independent Treasury having rendered their doctrines will give its history from the Congressional p. 295, et we have before at the time the House resolution of the facts and reasons in relation to the capitulation had not and hence mr. of remarked tothe capitulation of the Administration had forborne to express a but had charitably presumed there were sufficient it. Butas the House had no official knowledge of what those reasons it was unwilling to commit in a matter of which it knew alone is an ample defence cf the resolution as The record shows that mr. wilh other whigs had denounced the war and voted against the act under which gen. Taylor was created a Major General a
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