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   Danville Weekly Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 26, 1853, Danville, Indiana                                 to fflÓMcè. <gî>ucflHdn. iC»««!^ gffCTcwi» ^^^¿ttt. ^^^'^gnmüure. t>)t ig^ penerei jfntgljlgëtt, ^c/ìfci  vol. vl  i e ijfitE lÌANIÀC. Mr'} JBifcfor.'^rf yòu hav® ifocriii pléaaé puiaitìi the folìowini; ptetùre of «the maniac niin had Oiàdè.»' W® know not the name of the Éuth(^iimt think it » fine description. In inothercoiuinli Weh&ve apoKen of thè importance of the April election, because the ohaf-ictér of our achoolB depends voiy much on its re'aalta. The queatiosi of license or no license will a1«o còme before ua then. Let no ong sajr thai tfjia ia not iinportant. Temperance men ■hould show their strength. Some parta of thia piece of poetry palnia the horrors of a man suffering with Mirivm tremens. Read it—think,and then will not all act? Make an effort to atop atrtiffcthat produces such  Why am I thus, the maniac cried ?  Confin'd 'mid cfa^ people—why ? Ì aft» not mad—-knave, stand aside !  I'll have my freedom, or I'll die. ttanotfor crime that here I've come— I tell thee all I want is rum—  £ must have rum. gane—yes, and have been all the while ;  Why then tormented thus Ì tis sad-Why chiiin''d and held in duress vile 1  "The then who bfou jht mc here are mad. 1 will not stay where spectres come— let thè go home must have tarn—  'I must have Yam. •Tiihel 'tis he 1 «my aged sfre !  What has Biaturbed thee in thy ^ave 1 Why bend on me that look of iire ?  Why torment, since thou con'at not save 7 Back to the churchyai-d whence you've cornei Return I return ! but send me rum—  O, sood ine rum ! Hark ! hark"! for bread my dhlldren cry—  A cry that drinks my spirits up ; But 'tis In vain, in vain to try—  O, give me back tho drunkard's cup. My lips are parched, my heart is sad, Tbi a cursed chain, 'twill drive me mad !  Twill drive me mad ! flt won"'t wash out thaU crimson stain, [white Tre scoured those spots and made them 51ood reappears again  Soon as the monnnj brinss the light ! When from my sleepless couch I cqmo, To see, io feel. 0 give me rum. 1 must ha ve rum.  "Twaa then 1 heard his piteous cry^ And saw his las: imploring look, "But ffteeied my heart und bade him die. Then from him golilen treasure look, Accursed'treasure^ stinted ^«m— O give 'Oic ram.  Hark I still 1 hear that piteous wail. Before my eye his spectre stands. And when it frowns cn'me.J quail;; i  O ! 1 would Oy to other lands ; But these pursuing, there 'twould come— Th«re'« no eaoape. '0 ! give me rum—  O gfve mi3 ruin, tsuard those -windowe—bar fhal door—  Vonder i armed, bandits sea ; They've robbed my house of all its store.  And now returned to murder me. They're breaking In—don't let them come:! Drive, drive them hence, but give roe rum— •O, give itt enrol.  Will no one ^ityi no one come3  Not thou"; O, come not, thou man of prayV! Shut that dread volume in thy hand. Tor me damnation'tj written there; "No drunkard can in judgment stand,  For thee there's mercy; not for me, I'm damn;4'already—words cannot tell  What sounds I hear, —what sights I see— I'm sure it cannot be worse in hell! (See how thaft rug those reptiles soil!  They'rie crawling o'-er me in my bed, I feel their clammy—anaky coil  On ev^ry limb around my head; With forked tongue I see them play, I hear them hiss—tear them away! Tear them away! A fiend! a fiend! with many a dart Glareaon me with bloodshot «ye, And-aims his missiles at my heart O, whither whither shall ! flyl Fly! no, it's no time for flight,  I know thy hellia'i purpose well— AVaont, avaont, thou iijated spright And hié thee to thy native hell! He's gone, he's gone, and I am free;  -He's gone .the faithless braggart Ymr He said he'd come ^ suipmons me See there again my &ed'a on fire! Tire! water! hdij!. 0 ^me! I die! . The flames are killing round my bend,  Thiv«moke! l'in strangling! cannot fiy» O snatch me.from, this burniog. bed. There! thew fjgain—tliat deinbij's'there, CrouehingCto Jnake a: fresh attack,  6ce how. his -flaming «yehalls glare,.....  Tlwji #end of fifi^i s what's' brought t^ee * ^ [backj  ia^ip thy eiii O lidte^sir,  H»^BiUM,.be l^cojjjSr^- i<j .cqmjBt-rr. . WK^ jwe-thow wordi-thi^et ,'frilién tSferél Jwii^JlUy'iu^ ^^ Aea  fTot WMtfor toio7'reAd tb9t égaioi I f«ei»b» ppiiti  Where rum is free, where revellers feign« And I can wear the drunkard's croiilrn.  Acce})t tby proffbr iWnd! I will,  And to thy driihken banquet côlne. Pill the giféat chaldron from thy still  With boiling burning fiery rùni, Then will I queilch this horrid thirst!  With bodii conipanion's drink and dwell, Nor plead for ruin as here I must There's liberty to drink in f/el/. •fhus iraved the" maniac rem had made. Then atàrtihg froHi His haunted bed; Oh ye dehidhs, On he said,  TheH siteHt siink, his Soûl had fled. Scoffer, beware, He in ttiat sllrbtid  Was once à tehi|)èrate drinkei* to'û. Felt as safe, declaimed as loii'd  Against extravBgaface as yoti; And yet ere long I saw him stand Refusing on the brink of hell, A pardon from a Savior's hand.  Then plunging down with fieiids to dwell. From thence methinks I hear him say  Dash, dash the chalice—break the speÛi . Stop while you can, and where you may, There's ho ascending out of hell.  li O C tj'Ì3 Ò M!N 1 B TJ 9 1  WALiKS ABOÜ^ TOWN.—NO/IV,  : We thought that we should pass by . our muddy side walks, and say nothing about their iiWfdl condition, feut we obseryed a lady the other day, attempting to cross the street; after a few failures, she obtaih'ed some wood-made a bridge; eüd crossed. We could liot help wishing, however vaiii the wish, that we had the pówers of íiood. He sang the 'Song of the áhirt,' and made the 'Bridge of Siglis,' that he might show Britain how she oppressed her women—those seamsireases as good by nature as theJfnest women. We cannot b í a Hood, but we fear that Danville will imitate Britain in^onaííespect, for she listened, met talked and We hope for better  things; but wenb heard so mUCh. ¿aK, and seen so little actíS, that we fear the future will be as the past. We cannot hope to point out to you how much yon injure the good ladies of town by your wretched tválks; oi- i-atii-ef by having no walks, if they are compelf-edió go down street, it is through "the mire and the clay." We would not fee astonished (and we think that they would He perfectly justifiable) if they éhoiild hold a wBitiáb'á We have seen the déálgn of the bills of a convention, and adbpt a resolution nei^i  new bank to be estabHshed here. Virgenette, er again to appear in public until the gentle^  a nigger shearing a hog supposed to be squeal-1 «"«"'both young and old, make an effort to  ing. The President of the bank átáhdá hear j the walks. We think wives ought  assisting to hold the hog. The dear peoiJle husbands go aJone, and the young  ladies ought t«i tell the gents that they have "pretty much quit" going out, till the wa)ks  piay be distinguished in the distance a giidd ways behind. Thunder and lightning in the foreground.' The picture of h seedy indivi^u-  afe fixed, fea» H one says, if I hid the man-  a! 'seotired in the stocks,' through which his °gement of ¿ffairs, there would be good walks.  feè't Pums Boross one corner. A man with a  Each one of you does have the control of the  very'black counte«ance supposed to be the Auditor «Í Stiite -being rode upon a rail by a «J® y«"«-  ; per^ptioh,. clear áiscríhiináüon; lively sympathies and pèrféct seVtò io a prbpér discharge of Bis' dtitie8,-it -is Ulie individual litider Whisó'guidance' the mélitíl powers and morál senaibilitles of oür children are to be devé]o°ped,;Cultivated and prepared for the trials and respoiisibilitiea of life., Th»j task is too delicate,'the iAterest at stake too important, and the iñatérial too precious to hè committed to oiiè destitute . of those ihtelltictual altSihlrtJents and refined sensibilities, the sole and appropriate fruits of mental and moral training. Would,we commita costly, block uf marble to an unskillful sculptor? .Would we place at the^ead of a railroad enterprise an ignorant and slothful superintendent?— Would we entrust the keys of a bank or the nation's treasiiiy to an inexperienced accoun-tantl Would we place in the Hands of incompetent workmáñ; valuable materials of any kind to be wraught into articles of ornament or utilityl | The common sense of every one would furoisìi a moat eüdpfiatic negative. Àfe the rninda. and hearts of tfié rising geiieratioh materials lessVafúablé iu their characteí-, less permatieiit iii their nature, and ieiis important; in their relations, than thkt shapeless mass^^f stone, or traih Óf cars, or packài^es of bank bills; or tH'úse sílUstances of á sUiì gróàier Hátüfe !"  No Sir, they ire minds iiíimortal—sparks from the Infinite yet "Wonderfully and myste  jP^ ile Advertiser. POETRY.  We do not pxppdáe', ift "tüe ípllowrng, anything iifee a review of poets and'poetry in general; but merely to offer a few rei^aiks which tK^'spiritbfthe times seems to call forth; con-cious,at the same time, of our own inadequacy for an effort siiitcd to the incrits ofthe sub-ject.  It is universally observed, no doubt, that there Is httl'e or no true genuine poetry mingled with the cópidüi showers óf traali poured upon us continually ÍTróni tHe tiutíiércüs literary, presses qf the country. The counterfeit Dasses so currently that the genuine ia almost obsolete—-a host of milk and water productions come marching down upon us in pnetic array, but as they near ns, they all, like the 'crjw of the phantom ship, prove to be rothirtg' more than hollow cór))sés—«tHe soul has indeed'fled" if we admit there existed any slicti viiHi. ^rib-jCiple. The rage for writing poetry seems to be sweeping over the land like some fearful epidemic, and though so few, really possess the qhdsen gift,'many seem to be laboring under the pléasáht though vain delusion 'that destiiiyhasmadethen poets;they (perhap under the influence óT love aud irioohligHt,) have perpetrated some dark, beclouded affair, which thoiigft they don't understand .the drift of it themselves, they think it will be appreciated  couple of Wall ¡-Street sharpers in another. ., . „ ......  'The phiz of Gov. Wright, Sunder gathering; each one of you paVel as far  en his W aTid iightnhig fia.hi^g from his: extends, and then our town  •eye,' adorns the centre of the bill. Oti one ^appearance. .. .L . •- t- 1 .L ^ Do you say thai the writer does nnt mean  side of the Governor is a hawk, on the other , , . , .........  1. •• V» L .J • t. , , me! Look at your fence; if It IS dilapidated,  a buzzard. He holds in one hawd the scales _ , , ^ , . . . , . .J r ■■i, .1 11 do mean that yo" ought to repair it. liook  of justice, one side of wnicTi is e^fidently i^j ^^gjjj jf ¡g ^qj qqJ ^jj jjjnds of  light; the other is holdings document, either j . ^ °  the message or a Sunday-school address, from  which he appears to be reading t.> a crowd of  disconsolate individuals beluw, who reftltsed to  be comforted.—I/j/. Jour.  Let the "City Council" atteHd to the cross-  Geh. Jacksoh's Reminisences or the Battle of New Orleans—'Philo Jackson «wxites to TAe Savanna Journal an interesting accooirt-ol a visit to Gen. Jackson at the Hermitage in from which we extract the foUowinsr:  I weather, Ida mem that yoiz ought to 8?e that ft is made good. It is a lamentable fact lhat »here is not a church in town to which we can walk without wadihg through "thick and thin-," This state of things need not be. Éach citizen can do his share of the work, and then all would be right. Shalne on the ma» who Will not fix his walk, hé Otight To be hurled Anywhere, everywhere-. Out Of the world.  We ha^e niá)iy who talk of doing, but what  •"I 'longed to hear him speak of his great battle, and one of the greatest battles too or ^''«y ^e have heard much  modern history, the ^owning exploit of his | "^e the burnt district:  ; by others of deeper comprehens'o".Thus under riously made" capable, if trained aright, of ,he conviction that oSinmVy is they go soaring up and up. but if improperly influen- I ^ irom day to day chasing some will-o-the-ced. they will increase in capacity but to havo| ^¡^p riicptical of their im.gi-  power to produce sadde. results. The impor-1 ,, ^ glitters." so all  tance of having the right kirid of teai-hets is ^^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^  bei^tairily apparent to every one. Then select. ^^ style-Bldcfe digHts, of  men wKo will employ i-uch teachers. Good: ^^ to follow the eagle  teachers can be Had, if good situations are of-1 ^^^ ^p ^^ ^^ ^he frog, who  feredthem. ilunibers of young nieh ¿HhU: g^y^j Qx, but burst in the at-  ally g--» to the Solith; Because we do not "ffer: jgjj^p^  sufiicient inducements for them to stay. You j j j ^¿¡^^^^ j ^^^ ^¡j chri.iieriddHi  may say that this election does not concern ^¿^ „„^ to despeiation  us, for the corporation Will organize and es- j^y -^ ^^ pj^jj,;^,,^ b:tj:that tax  tabli.h graded gcHools, and the township trus-. gtomache to bear the first reading. Pope tees will have nothing to do with our town ¡„ „itici«ing the production of one of our»moon  schools. This may be so; btit can you not , struck Birds," gives this expreseiverouDlet: -  get beyond the narrow circle of self, and use gjigngg. y^ solves, wh.le Ralph to Cynthia ^^^ "^"Py following from a late number your influence to elect suitable men to tdii- Howls [ owla." of Ba.nk Reporter:  trol your neighbors' schools. Awake frofe j-j-Jii {.¡deous; answer him ye Bank i^AiLUREs.r-Eastern ,B«xk.  your dreamless sleeping—already have youj We ate tdld tHat tHe poets of Greece W ! Killingly, Conn. Wocdbury Bank,  slumbered too long. When will you learn to pHiloiiipei-s-Alas! iHat we HaVe riot' ^«odbury, Coiin. Bank of Easit Tennessee.  , BANKS.  Unlawfcl Paper.—TTie folk wing is a list of bills purporting to be money aijd isVued without authority of law. Mai))- of ihcm are in circulation ih this State. .They should bo" refused by eve^ man, ahd ihei- would then soon be forced home:  Wisconsin Marine Firo Insara'nca Company Xl the Bank of America, payable at Mti-. waukep,,both Geo. Smith's Mnporns.  T^he Macomb County Bank, Mich^igan..  The Farmers and Mechaiiica Bank, at Nev^ Brenswick New Jersey.,  Illinois River Banic, Peru Illinois, .  St. B. dsborne's Cks. onihe Ehode Island Bank of Illinois,  Merchants and Mechanics BaRk, Chiaago» Ills., not registered.  Chicneo Bank of I, H. Burch &. Cp, dated Little Falls, New York.  Bank of CliJcacro, &eth Paine dt Co.  Memphis Savings Institution, Memphis, Teiin., ,. . , , -  Exchange Bank, l^eW drloiiis, Jacotj -Barker Manager.  Ohio Savings Institution, Tiffin, Ohio.  Illinois &, R'lck River R. R. Comany cks.  Fox River Bank, Dundee, Illino!«;  Oswego &, Indiana Plank Road Company.  Farmers &. Mechanics Bank, Quincy, Illinois,  Logansport insurance Company.  Union Plank Road Company, Michigaii City, . . . ,  Belvidere ¿¿nk df Al'px. Nejily, Pittsfleld, Mafs., . .  Richmond's Exchange Bank, VViaconsin;  Illinoia Safety Fund Company. Napicrvill«.  Watson's Checks.Terre Hau'ii.  Oswego Plank Road CompanyiCks. Jollior, Illinois.  The Quincy City Sank of Lucas I'fe Sini"-dii(is. illiriois.  Pace Bacon's Checks on Flagg Savage, Qiiincy riinois.  E. W. Clark Bros, Cheeks on St. Loui« ' & Burlington, Iowa.  act, and act promptly  M.  more of the same class—again the uses of their poetry wer« to instruct, elelate and re-fin«. Moral principles were inculcated by framing into verse the great civil and religious  For the Danville Advertiser. Ohio RiVeb Steamer Geasd Phairte,  March nth, 7 o'clock P. M. This hiorriihg atSJ o'clock A. M.,we g^ick- maxums oftheir day. A s«imulous was afford-  Tenn. ^  The failure of ihcae iJanks may bo dated oa. Friday, JIarch ll,and their notea may be considered very near worthless.  They were old fashioned Chartered Banks; anff the two in Connecticut have been accred-  militarv^fe tho'brf-fle ofthe'sih of Januarv ! but if you a.k whdt workmen are empldyedj in command. Paid §20 fare to S^. Louis,; appropriate colors. Bnt alas! ho|V has the ob-«nilitary^e, the brfTtSe ofthe 8ih of January,, , , _ .. H J' ^^^ privilege of sleeping on the floor, if! ject of poetry been preverted iH latter diys to  there is room enouirh for 150 of us to lay down, ¡gild the fcrimes ofViilairis'; and the drapery of  before "New-Oifleans. Ke had just returned '. what are the dimensions o Wfte bliildings, you from his last visit to thtft city, and lamented! definite answer. Spring is open-  fhe decease of most  olir bagcrage—paid a high bill for poor fare.l to the young, by a rehersal. in thesaine man- , and diny bedi to «leep inland took passage; ner, of heroic deeds: and the pra-'ses of great j ^y and Metropolitan ever sine»  ih the above named steamer, Captain Piersonj men. Vice or.virtue were painted by it in iheir ojJeratioili which fact sufflci-  ' eiitly accounts for our quotation of them.  The fianic of East "Tertijessee we^ have irei peatedly cautioned tjie public against.  li  ••^c« tjsat -battle. A91 t^he officers ex->cept Cot. Tiebault, he observed, were dead.— then grispfaically described the fi^, the fnrl'yication$,%t he laughingly called ■the»,and <the victory, in a iqan-ner f libtill «ever iforget "Mr. ^tfliR (said '-Gfen. ffackson) has greatly erred in his description ofthe American works (He says I had a'strong breastwork <?f cottom bags.' There wasnot a bagof adtton on the field Sir! Ì had «ome «ore %oxes and simd bags, or bags filled with sand, and theso were extended along the lines; but they were so law, lhat at the close of the action, when the -British survwpng 'General, in command, came ri-4nug up on an elegant horse, to surrender his sword, when he got near me, 1 heard him exclaim, with mortified surprise, 'Barricades! by ——,Ic®wld iea'p them with my hor»e!* I laughed heartily at his astonishment, for so he could,and besides, on -tmewing the works were not completed; T had nothing there but a iorii/ieitZ/eTice, if the British had only known to turn it! But by keeping my men constantly throwing over facines and ladders on the work the British were efFectaally deceived. But (continued Gen. J.) I never hadao grand and awful idea of the Resurrection as on that day. After the smoke of that battle had cleared off somewh&t, (our men were in hot pursuit of the flying enemy,) than I saw, in the distance, more than five hundred Britons eiwcrytn^/ri^jn ixaps of their dead comrads,aU over the plain!— Hsingup, arid more distinctly visible, as Vie field becàme dearer, coTnxng forward and surrendering as: prisoners of war to oUr adldiersv They had fallen at our first fire on them,whho^t having received a. scratch and lay prostrate, as if dead, till the close ofthe action. Gen; Jack-eon regarded this action, justly as the mobt glorious of bis life- That' victory was as glo-  them up immediately, and yet we see no preparation, we hear nothihg But Vwe arS going to build." We need some large; cdltimodious business rooms. We nfedj Vei-y Hiuch tleed, a tavern stand. We believe the jiroprietors of the public houses in town do dll they can to accoramodite those who wish iodgirig, bilt t4iey have not room enough. They ciitiiidt give all suitable rooms. It is impossible iii a  gers generally civil; otle thing peculiar, there | de'bririilies of \ire. ^Scenes which wodid is but Httle drinking. So far, the bar ha^ been make a demond shrink liecoiiie td ddiiraVecl a poor investment. Although theie is a com-j mindo Ueatllifdl is far off riidtintaiii ecenery  pahy at my elboiv playiHg bards, therë is iip betting;  We have on board, old méh, yotiiig rdèii;  by theaill whici ä Byrori ttliglii cHodSo Id lead thelii. tìut ^t^hilät we latiieHt tHc depravity and moral degrenation (as evinced by their  old women, young vi-omeh; Ugly wohiaii prêt-J ii'ritings) of some who would otherwise have ty women; han(?8ome girlsi ugly girls, and a shown brightest in the galaxry, for agea to iioèt tif fcliildi-eh, that keep music in the ladle's ' come, let us rejoice that •'âdriietKiiig ¿Kjod hns  throng time. Does any one ¿»¿end buildiiigjCabiii.  Suspicion rests against ihe JBahk bf lior^^ Aiiiei=ii:a; dt Seymqiiri CoHtieidtitut; bilt it ia said the jdtihd Badki of Connecticut vyiil sUa« tdiii ii. We Have, however, quoted it doubts ful. '  More and more must the p^Jilic bfe convl^ic-ed of the superiority of tHe FkEE Baxk ^¿^ tetn;.. A few days since it was announced by the Metropolitan and Sufolk organs that on«.  ; any one inuma Duuaing: We have ministers, physicians, farm-, survived" this moral wreck-that some at least j nn r -t \iru  a suitable house Í Don't talk about building,! «rs and a few of the would-be stentry on board.^of our poetry still maintains a loftiness «fj  every shade of character. What a wcYld ii thought and purity of expression which well this df bürs. All in pursuit of hapfiiness, but enñtles it to the name. Who Has riot beeii O, How different iHe roacls we travel. Here j transported far beyoiid the grovel iliga of ibis we are all huddlí-d together, some reading; j earthworrp existerice, while tollowing tile au-some writing,others Pwea i ig. Some jJlayingj thor of"The closing year"iti his flights fcifsilb-cards, while dtHerS appear to have no particu- limity! Or where is "the njaii with sdiil so lar employment; §ome of us going to Cali--dead" as to read ihe "Psalm of Life," without fornia, souie to Missouri, some to Iowa, and a more realizing seriSe of ths earneatriess  but some of you that have ciipital commence. You cam'not Inyest your capital to better advantage.  Where is the railro-td ] We would not say a word to check any one's enthusiasm—to dampen any ons's ardor in regard to the railroad. With due deference to those who hnve «poken so enihtisia^tically and certainly as to its coming, we think it very doubtful as to its completion. Stock is needed, yye cannot get stock, unless we quit talking and commence acting. Our esistence as a town is at stake. "To be or not to be, that's the question." We believe the citizens of town have done better in regard to this enterprise than usual. We would be glad to hear that the country was as wide awake; but we believe that there might be more done here. Work> and work mlghtly> if yoii would succeed.  We mention these things to show how much we^i3S,a>id how little we accomplish. There is a reform needed; can we not change our manner—do much and say little.  In our walks about town, we hear talk on every wOithlesB subject; but seldom do we find> as themes of discussion, those things which so huifeh concern us as 3 idoinmunity. We are to have an election oh the first of April, Have you thought how important it' is J The trustees whom you elect will have  xiogs to his country AS'to the hero of New  the ¿Irate^ of the General in alt schdal matters; will employ  thia roast^ly hattla has never been duly ap-^e»«'^^", and locate, school houses, » hey predated In^ny histoiy of it I haye read." td bd co-worfeerB with you in preparing  , —-- ••■ " —' your-children for places of usefulness and  Itis flaid.lhe Preaifiettt alone has in;hi8.gift hon^^. We niUst elecv^men who have judge-. directlyiWiqe ;sixty thousand. apppintmentBi' Rjent buflicient to plan and locate school hoti-Tbere «re thrfia .hundred;.thousand appoint- ggs pit)periy;' -They must:be well-prepared  Pf 5f Popart- to judge of teai-hero' quaHSoatloni; ifro yd»j  meni «lone, p-iarly as many in 'Baythat'3i iB-notiiniportBot.wbat'k1nd ofteath-  IntOTior, aod the Navy and ww are idt incohi r^ /ar  ¿derable ' comm.on.«cools in Indiana than any otHefiiiaiii  . ^ notre^eptihg tHe State Saperi^  • "If-aiiy main-reqm^ w'df bafaincedmiad'  all of us to the grave and to judgment; are we preparing? Some I Jear ài^e tìUt. j'. w.  St. Louis, Mo. MaftiH Ì4th, 1853.  We arrived safely at this port to-day about 2 o'clock P: M. Thus far, our journey Has been quite pleasant. We hive enjoyed pretty good health. Yesterd«y was the holy Sabbath. Although deprived of the privilege df worshiping God in hif Sanctuary, we had thé privilege of hearing a sermon from the Rev. Thomas Hurst, of Ohio. His subject was thè Rich man and Lazarus, which was handled pretty well, and was listened to very attentively. The passengers, generai!/, repaired ■ ' ' ...  of  lifei, and witiidiit receiving a strong incentive to put forth new efforts."  "Tell me not in mournful meriibers. Life is but an empty dream; For the soul ia dead that sJurribers And tHiftgs are not wHat they seem  Life is real, life ia earnest, And the grave is noc is go^l; "Dust.thou artj to dust retuniest," Was iidt Writteij ofthe soul; Such,we conceive, td be ti-ue poetry. T.'iat which has foi- its object the instruciion and elevation of minds which ^oops not from its height to pander to groyelliog passions; but to the end'of the cabin where the Brnisier points onward and upward ahd towards the  stood, and behaved themselves very well. 11 attainment of those'ihighcst forms of moral never saw a m'ol-B civil" crdwfd of passengers. ¡ntellectual beaotyi which are instiperably St. Loui I-is a great city. P^iaps there {g connected with purity and love." X.  rnore shipping at'this point ibM any other in '  cared—everybody knew the lioteii wei"e ampi/ secured by Btockd and evefjr broker kept on biiyiiig iKenî àt the usual rate» of discoUrii.  Here We would tdke dccasioti to rep^aì iyHat we KaW ofteri said Befdre—"The Free Bank currency of îllinols and Indiana is the safesé money in use." Our own State Free Banks would be thf best wete it.riot fdf t{io bp'iids aiici iriortgagifés wKicK, in. part, make up thè securities of à.fibrtioii of tHehi.  We do not believe that n grand panic is at hand—a few more rotten poncerns may fai}^ arid i-.aution is advisable; "t'Ite safest coursa is to send home ycur ojd chaj-tered carreney^-and retain for future usé yolif Free Bank-natesi " This will be a wise and jiidicjoui discriminai tioa. " ' ■ "  \ Vi thin a fádiüa of fifteen dilcf* from Lon-d'^n. thé're are two hundred thousand ^acres iiflaiid iu .the hands pf market gardejjerS; all  the w«'st.  Ohe word in reference to the 'aptain óf the '^GraSìd ì^ràirie:'' Wm. Piersdn is a graòp-  até of Yale 'Col ege;-quite'a gentleman, and jabqring fW the Lon^n iriarfeet; very popular. -To my friends I would, sa^; that if you wi!^ to trpvei with q géhtlefeah? do nqt.fail to cali oh Càpt. ■Plèfeati. ] We at;e  ñb^ on board  ¡Bhvyi» like 9 w»«-® «ye that fright object. . . , . - ,  à jífomise, that perhaps Svë may get'to'Dü-btitf ae by Sfltnrdoy evening; ^tore anon. - -  J. W.  the ingtQfJ.  colti vat<^ intellect, sound judgmo it, a  Overtwenty thousand bales of coMon.val-tiSd at near 1,000,000 dollarts, were destroyed .by ifirB<at^ev>'biffeaiis bh the ' '  The Stsitc Agricultoral :FairTof Pemfsylvar Lafayette and' "ij»'« ^"^eld at .Plttsbiirgh^ on l^e 37tb. -- ' t . . -'38th,and;a9tl» of -SeptSniber..  (¡¿r ihe following are.the-Free Banks-ici i i :-Illinois that are secured by stocks. Our citi^r ■( zens may take iheni with perfcct^ safety * > -they are amply secured ¡¿most of the vis^ue i« . basod on Virgiiiia seven per ceiit Stdcksj' ^ 5 AltdiiBaiik.atAltoh. - ir. -- . - r - r;^ Bank ofO'ttawa, at Ottawa; i > B i: i ^J ff. •■kackford.RocUford:-' ■ ■ fti?-  Belvidere Bank, Belvidere^- ; «  Central Banki Pedria, " - , . Ji ii'  Clark's Bxchaitge iahkrSprinjjfitndr^f Ki; it^Ti i, Cdnlfilercial Bank,Ghicaf^Oi 1 ' ? .Cvl Oarion Stock Baaki Chififlgoi . --v tiupage Conoty Bank,. Na^^^^ .  Marine B«nk,tChicagp. ; - - ii s - . ';c' - . MerchantshandFufrner^! Bank/Spn^lielcii'«a-s  i:JRo6k;IsIaud Banki:Rock.Island! ;; t  Stock Security Bank, Danville; ;  Quincy City ¿tank,-Qoinfeys -......-  Uiiion Banki CKicagoj ' n - »  All of ilie^ Baiiksf lik^i 'ei}r#rfr Free' }Bank3.;haYe the; &*giBter*tf;^ oin theci  iiicei , . 7'V ■■ ,: , ^ ;  Trie first iaw of gran^ is" ñcve> to laii^'hi   

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