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Oshkosh Democrat (Newspaper) - March 12, 1852, Oshkosh, Wisconsin V II E D R M O C R A T S 1TB1 T5IIH) At J- HKOMI, VVIJOEBAOO COUNTY, t-f ON-IN, BY BURNS1DC CO. I'nirj TV o H-'liis a -ar wlirn bft by the carrier lit b> in ul, Out' IJiP.ir an 1 it li.tlt a >uar. SH'J i an- PV] t't for the pnnpr. No on (b-itd to it lonj r than it is conMderet! wort ji twr_' 'of f' 'iK' 11 n u dt -sired lo (JjstO'uiiiut; i M ben T i- ni> w, uitL 1. ttni 11001110 tiL mi i il otV ii-ii. WORK, rif U f--Mji 11 v 1 or will bo taken in ription, (lone promptly, and fi'.uor to sui'-r.iUiun L. LANK, ATI or. .u Law, and Collecting AL'-IU. Of.i.-i uu I c O.--likosh, VVis 1 MUXASIJA HOUSE, n. Wiunebsgo county, (u in. 1 DIUKIGRSUiN, I'l' .Kid UUNCRAL AGTSNT, I'.i.r ka, VVi-coii-m. Mar.i-l-lf SLOTK k CO., WIIDl.l' U.I, XljIIRS m Dry II inlwir llooH -in I I'nuns, Wines, Liquor ..mil Cixar-, Uipc-c. Nov 21-38 II. h IIN'NKOV, ATT 1R.NT.Y nil I IVun Hot it I.inv, TIN! Nulnry Pul v. lul to collet nut seen s, KASTMAN, EOOK T.l.l.l It AMI ItONliR, -mil doalerin I'riitm.' Wiilin-.1 am1 vV.ill Paper, mil 1 1'ih.i NICIOII-. Ulii.'.li.j'- Unliko- i, 5 PAIJKU RAGS. nil il'titv ol i'.ipcr for vvlncli W r, 200 I "ii ill mul. al I- AaTIl AN'-. 11' lit JVI k I ,.....cYi'l.DI'LHIAol uv liil iindciu-iuiin j kiiovli'djc. rii.itnlji.Tv' Mi-cclliiiy. Lib ary of Nniur.i! ai il o'tiuc cl.oicu jii'-l rcc (i at i BC pi 'VNDARD BRITISH POETS M'll'l I- Minions ol Milton, linnis. Cow- I'.i.nplicll. t.ul l-niltli. livron, lloiuans llowilt, icn, Co eraJ niul 'at JIASTJHN'S. P MAGAZINES! SIHJHI''.. niirl Grntiam's y'a, L.ulv's Hook for -nleat l.'S Me nilcv'-, .mil KcigliUey's, Untunes of for tic viij low al _t OI'l' LUM'JKK YARD. tlic Ctmrt Uuii-e. all kindsof ii- UI'HT i t nulv on n.uid I sell inr at P- i fr AI, ami will i: at nrin Inr ucc. irv J, 11 C. A. LAND SALE Til: itiuli'r-inncl has lor sale 7lmt> of choice Ivinu' near the Uolt river in n lini- mil '-'J of 11 anil IS r i-i. n 'lie c on'it v ut On .iininir' ;-niil Lnn Ifr, tor Icr- lllliv I --Jil. .1" I "til r n unr.iI a'lvMnlasM1-. ,'iro un-iir- hv nv m lh'- ih-ir'cl T.I .iotii.il siniliTo lliov u i-.li.ihl ul luct1 from tlovi rimitMit prict', r.tlur .'i I'.MI or tiirri-li I' U. ol'ici' ii 'I.' limlilm.', Mam J. l b .M'kMGItr. Si MfKNIGIIT, MiNI'f lil'.R-- o1 iii-s -mil Iloil rs I II in 11 111 M If K.M-, D-lll-, Tnnir in' II m.l I'lioi 'in 1'jli-tit I n'tcr. AVrni I 1 M uliniL, Cn-t sind Mil1 i .v, j. i IL'- IM i'r ro in.] sU'tvnibn it nnfl in T. '.I ir r n I 'PI tin- A "'lci-1 in I full i'., I'm ni'ini'i ul. Jj U Clni-ico II'. N A T 1 O N V L HOTEL, Al 1" I 1 0V, 3 t 1! t -t, rv limi-r. furu'-hed and fittpfl np J x in- ,'i Ii t ;i ctniinm of thy I- i-j L u'n u i iiii tin I i u i ot the .I_P .in'l r ot ii. .M. ii i'- t- in do. th H u lloit 1 i-- in- i i! t pijf ;nnl utr '1 II 1. u i IKM l> M-M '_fti..r.nitLs.b Ha uccointnodiitionii i! i- i! u- in .itfMiM.uK'r to i and !u i (lit1 l.oi.i Lo U- r -i ol cli 'H( A Mr I '1 It'JMAP ilANN V. LIME! i', a-i I l.imc In Northern 1 -scr iv ni, u il! c I t in it ih'1 Doix K..II I'.urrKa, on r MT. tur- I'c coii-nniiv In-- I.mif1 wirr in'ttl to Itc u IK i 1 1' in I <lt 1. 1 Tame. 'T any other in JMTL '.A U U SPUL io order 10 any port on J'ui or cr., or u i inuehatio. It be hot I i H'1 ruu'k i. Or roh hor p on I'Vrrs lluto doors h Uj'-l vJi i ilmo-t vineiy tint may be c or, their c ISI-IUIK of l.itu incIn hiu H- irij in t'n M i-t ,1'oroveu vdricucs, 1 lit'ir price lur if-r- eu a li-i'tblL'll IS elglllUClt to in jiU-fi r c> n 'f tref'K uere uef im- jiut" !KM wore i tr> fit rti tivms fit. Cnll un i to ihcin A. IM: WRIGHT, IV n co. Ocl.3-'il G. I1AKKR. SHOE HIDES. In- jm-t hoi-crl Shoo EMnblishmcnl ot Toh i RooK, u'-lry'n Drier nnd u i-hes to in lO'iii'-c t the pcnpl >t nt'rally ih.u he will Krrp on h.i nl. .1 nn'wL1 to pn'ei doot-. am! Alices of nil mult ,'i- I n-> a ivlKuIvc.tn in tko them, and as cjie i 5 Uio one him n call. t'l.h. .mil (ho highest price paid for grrcn ami i B inirilrmin. Oct. :KU SADDLERY. olfl r to noue the worl'l. ill W his Urick to be equal in any in the be proof vhc weather, anrl tlve Imrtl to ind itirt'c loot, in diameter. Also, Tiles, for fCl'.u 'o'l-n ntuly on h. nd :it in Oshkosh, at in t.nup at Patieraons dock at (iirjtjsdt'd io order. 1! t ing imritc 1 IMX third Kihu and the brick giving s I can novv rcconimend iht'in vo all, Ui.iro. Sept. JOHN L. LADD. whic on b Ti1 liurn i'c o cir for Furs fiKrrihi'r ml! pay C.tftlf for any qungtity of !'n s ,iii.! eknia, at the slorc of P. V" Wriahtl in 1.1 o-l> O. P. WRIGHT' AgeiiiBfEwing Fur Coii.p.iDy. Oshkofb Institute. Till; spnus term of 'he Oahkosh will open Monday, illarch first. Ftb-'-i'i H K KAYMOND. DEVOTED TO THE DISCUSSION OF EVERYTHING RELATING TO THE PUBLIC GOOD. VOL. 4. OSHROSfl, W1S., FfilDA f, MARCH 12, 1852. ISO; "Long Ago." Lonjj Those worils how thrilling Come thev with the murmur low. The spirit s troubled waters stilling, With t icir Long ago." Memory' long deep hoartted treasures Tiring they to the spirit's lipht; Days of jore, with tlrearm of pleasure, g buck upon tlie sight Long Those words of sadness, Bringing, through the of years, Visions o departed gtadnes-; Ne'tr 1 faiths und tears. Dreams ol'youth and thoughts of flowers. Fading but sweet; Skies wi re brightly fled the hours, Never more the greet. Long Those words how dearer P.ir th in others we may know, When th -y bring our spirits nearer To Ike loved Long The key-note of a measure, filling All tht In art with harmony; Tilt1 discard of (lie present stilling, Calming all Us troubled sea. Grammar in Rhyme. 1 Three httlo yoa often see Are Ai an, and thce. 2 A Noi n's a n.ime of any thing. As scli jol or garden, hoop or swing. 3 Adjectives tell the Kind of noun, As grr it, small, pretty, red or brown. 4 IiiEtea 1 of nouns the Her h the whole titHh, but some unauthorized interpretation, or describes the mannei as having h d guile, ti is impossible at nl! times to be watchful and wary, especially in social life, i.nd when the intercourse is free, frank, and 'imiisgi.isod. At such moments the thoughts and feelings are apt to expres-ed with the utinnst freedom, and even ihe weakness and prcjirtlrees of cher- ished friends to be alluded 104 not in bitter- ness or unkiiidness, but "in confidence, sin- cerity olid sympathy. If, a ma- licious miscliief-mal'eT happens 'in be at hand, it is tin? easiest thing in the world to misrepreseM the real facts of the case, FO as to annoy, irritate and create a sentiment of <ftstrusl and of eotdnefty and thus fay the'foundation of n misunderstand- ing- which, if followed ap, is to end m enmity an 1 ill-will. Some pertipns are, moreover, ruite sensitive uncertain subjects, while others are particulaHy credulous. The mischief maker is sure to discover all this, and lo play his game accordingly. We sometime since heard the particulars of a sad case. A young lady was engaged to be married, and the wedding day was fixed. Meanwhile her affianced was accidentally thrown into the society of a former lover, and he either recklessly or maliciously made an unfounded, as was afterwaids shook the confi- dence of the intended husband, proved a misunderstanding, and led to a final separa- tion. He soon after left the city for Cali fornia, was seized with illness, and died on ihe way! Her fate was equally melancholy, anil is embodied in the touching lines of the A wlmper broke tlie A tiirht tone, nnfl low, Yet h.-irh'il sbime and Now mtehr it only perish there! No farther go. Ah1 me1 a quick and eager ear C-ilight up the little meaning wind1 Another voice had bnMthed it clear, And so it wandered round I7rom ear to lip lo ear, Unlit it re.ieheil a heart, And broke'" But who cannot point out illustrations? The vice is heartless, cruel and dangerous, and ils victims, directly or indireclly, may be counted by thousands. It is such an easy thing to wound a sensitive spirit! It is to light a task to slam or soil the reputa- tion! Ci nfidfrice may be so readily dis- may be so promptly exci- ted! How mnny merchants have had their credit many honest inen have had then- prostects blighted, and their fam- ilies subjected to ait the horrors of poverty many unkincinesses have been pro- many lies of love have been many hearts have been lacer- many families have been made ihe thoughtless or the vicious, the heedless or the malignant propensity of the mischief-maker.1 The poor wrelch who, in a moment of necessity, and laboring un- der all the horrors of hunger, commits some paltry ihefi, with the object of satisfying the cravings of nature, is promptly arreMed rnnvirted, and sent to '-durance vile.' But how many destroyers of the peace of fin-lilies, disturbers of the happiness of brief, moral assas- sins or character their wicked work so artfullv, stealtlnlv and hypnritically, that ihey see the ruin and the wreck they make, and yet strive to escape ihp responsi- bility! Let them he however, that a day of reckoning will come. The Cold of the Arctic Regions. Dr. Kane's lecturss on the Arctic expedi- tion have been delivered in Baltimore, and are published at length in the Patiiot. The following in relation to the oold of the Arc- tic region will he read wiih VThe cold came upon the voyajjeis grad- ally, and by habit they were enabled to keep as warm as necessary, without fires, i.r weeks after the thermometer was several degrees below zero. In the second week of September, the water casks froze up and it became necessary to quarry out the ice and melt it before it could be u-ed. By and by, the wateis of the sea congealed ami.nd them, ;ind thpy were glued up in fixed ire. Mois- ture began to be a rantyi every tiling being frozen perfectly dry. The opening of the door was followed by a gust ol smoke like vapor, and outside every smoke-pipe exhaled purple All the ealabtes froze into a u.ajsol huialiable solidification. Sugar wns soon cut with a saw, butter with a chisel, and beef with an axe and crowbar! The the the sensation of which at home is a temporary change ot state, was here of a highly wrought tnlpiis-ily, the one unvarying condition! When the mercury froze, alco holic thermometers fell below 60 degrees or 60 odd below the freezing point; regular inspections took place during and after the wnllis of the men. A white spot on ihe nose, lip, or cheek, was a signal for a most uncharitable rubbing with snow; end many a time, poor Jack, when pining fur a warm stove, has obliged to take, instead, a course of medical friction, with compulsory exercise. "On one occasion a poor fellow, recover- ing from an atlact of inflammalion ot the lungs, was asked by his doctor how a certain frost-bitien car came on? he, producing a carefully folded scrnp of an old newspaper, 'I didn't want to yon, Doctor: it dropppd off last week; hereij is.' But ihe moM dislressig features of iheir Arctic winter was the darkness of its long night, when for eighty days the sun was not viable. During this season the Aurora Borealis was an almost nigh'ly visitor. The Aurora of the far North, is not the splendid display, either of illumination, or color, or movement, which we see in the more southern latitudes; it resembles a white moon-lit cloud, impressed clearly against the pure blue nf the Jlsny other interesiing phenomena of the Arctic night were described by the lecturer.'' Maltreatment of a Baobelor. At a couniy court held at Hampton, then in Essex County, Mass., on (he 8th of Au- (ust, in the year 1672, it was mhde to appear to the court that "John Littledalp of Haver- hill livith in an house by himself, contrary to the law of the country, whereby ho is subject to much sin anti iniqmtie, which or- dinarily ore the com pan! mis and ces of a solitary life." It was thereupon defed this the snid John, witin six weeks rs- move, and "settle himself in some orderly fainrly in said town, and be subject to the orderly rules of fa-mily government. [f he do- not comply the select men afe ordered to jtece him irr snch a famify; and if he refuse o submi't, it ordered (Fiat he be ctrtnmffted (o the House of Correction So rt teems here wta a (ouchof' socialiamMn imes. i Letter from hos-uth, WASHINSTOK CiTr, Jan. 12, '52 most generous invitation eo ilained in an act of the Congress of the U. Si ites, approved and officially transmitted to me by your Excellency, having afforded me the distinguished honor of being acceptably pr nors weie neither deserved by, nor inten- d 'd to ms personally, who am a humble ex- never could I consent to see myself ag- grandized while my coun'rylies in luinsand n have then the more thank- received as manifestations of the respect everlasting principles of national law, a id of the lively sympathy which my belov- e 1, and never for a moment to be forgotton I atherland, novv a tempornry victim of the v olntion of those principles. The oppressed nations of the European C ontinent, so highly interested in those prin- c oles, will look with consolation at those r letnorable favors I was honored with, as to a practical proof that ihe Chief Magistrate of t us great Republic was indeed a sure inter- 1 reter of ils people's sentiment, and met with t >e cordial concurrence of the enlightened 1 legislature of this glorious country, when I e declarred, officially, that the United Sta'es cannot remain indifferent in a case in uhich l IB strong arm of a foreign power is invok- ed to stifle public sentimenr, and to oppress I IB spirit of Freedom in any country. Tne magnanimous declaration, followed I y much generutis manifestations, vull be i 'corded iti History as a protestation on be- I alf of the everlasiing principles of the Law cf Nations against their infraction by vio- I Mice, anil the millions of my people will re- Mve with hope and confidence when thej hall come to know what favors were bestow- ertty ot this glorious home of liberty: hut as he present condition of Europe, and com- ng events on that continent, which cast al- eady their shadows before them, cannot fail o attract the attention and invite the censirf- ration ofsnch a poner on the earth as the Jnited States are, I cannot forbear to hope hat the very circumstances of that security fhich the United States enjoy, while the part of Europe quakes will more mpress upon their true republican generos- ty the sentiments of supreme tirirpncy to ironotincp in respect to the (aw of nations nd intefnational duties and rights, as also n respect to the undisturbed safety of eom- nefcial in favor of swch nrinci- iles which, founded upon the Jaw of Nature nd erf Nature's God, afe equally- consistent vith the fundamental principles of this great leptsbfrc, and indispensable to peace and oijtentrfcent. wouM hail such a rommcialion from such a place with incx- iressible jojr: and as it was in violation of hose principles, by armed foreign interfer- ADVERTISING T3RMS. .91 IKf One square, (IG titirs or once, or twice. One square nne month 3 One squnre three 30rf One Ffjuare one hjlf j'ear Off One squ.ire one re'ir. One fourth of a column oyp xcar. .1300 One fourth of a rrlumn h.-lf a 8 (M) One fourth ot" a column 3 M One fanrll) of a column one lEionth 300 One half column one year 3il 00 One column .40 00 One column one with of charipinjr one pncti w eeh fiO 00 Cunls. hy the one i ollar a Uiw. the statute pru-c. encein Hungary, which opened the door to a system of overwhelming despotism in the European continent, very fact that Hun- gary, forced by the most treacherous oppres- sion ever seen in the hi story of mankind, has, in deflating her independence, but exercised that right which etands, so gloriously, the very political existence of the United Slates; and the fact that the legitimate independence was overthrown by the most cruel violation of international law, makes me confidently hope that the deep interest which the people of the United States feel for the spread of liberal principles, and the establishmen' of her warm sympathy with which it witnesses every struggle, us well as its profound sentiments of justice, and its congenial generosity, will become a source of su'bh consolation in >ny native land, at the supreme constitutional authorities of I his glo- rious republic will, in their wisdom, 'leehi consistent paromount duties towards their own country's welfare and prosperity. It is with these sentiments of hope and thanks that I beg to reiterate thfe assurance of my everlasting respect and gratiludp, and huhn- bl) entreat your Excellency in be pleased to communicate this, my respectful farewell to the Senale and the House of Representd- tives. Mr. President, your Excellency's most hllmble and obedient servant. L. Kosstmi. The Law of Evidence. The low of evidence is the most important of all agencies to the ends of justice) a'nd every member of the community is interested in ils being as perfect in principle and effi- cient in operation as possible. We are most firmly opposed to every disqualification of witnesses whatever. The objections to interested or unprinci- pled witnesses should affect their credibility) not their competency. The great object to be gained in a jury trial.is a corrcbt decis- ion; yet misdectsions constantly occur, and the cause of them is almost invariably to be found in Ihe evidence. The testimony is either incorrect, or incomplete; and the one is about as prolific a source of error as the other. The unavoidable consequence of ex- cluding or limiting any portion of the testi- mony is impair the completeness of the whole, consequeiuly such exclusions or limitations are to be discouraged, and, if possible, discarded. The only object of the present system of excluding testimony ii the avoidance of de- ception. The object is good; the means preposterous. The testimony rejected is cither imoortant or unimportant, you pro- duce certain misdfrismn by excluding it; if unimportant, its ndnvasion can do ho harm. If tlie testimony be admitted, you may sill il ani test it aud rrtity nxtract frdm it some truth, if you do not accept the whole. If the tes'imony be barred out, you nre to lose all advantage of it. pro- cedure is the wisdom of the man in the tor- rent, who will not touch the rope held out to him, because it break and betray him; not touching it, he is sure lo drown. Where is the man foolish enough to anply such an absurd rule io the common of life1 Is it riot every Imbitua! prac. tice in ascertaining the real Inrts of a trim saction, to question soonest ami rnnn closely those who were directly engaged, mid there- fore, know moPt about it? Is not this tin' dictate of common sense? And why s-hould legal principles be b tsed upon any than common sense? Tiie stereotype objection against the ad- mission i f interested parties Mimeses is the increased dange! of perjury. But this danger is greatly overrated. The men i very few who, howe' r much they may be interrested in a case, would delibt-iately Ihe witnesses stand, and suear lo th.it which is fulse. The tear ol detection, and ot the consequent legal puinbhrtrpm and social dis- grann, to say nothing of the fiuul retribution, would oucrate with tremendous fnrce liv- ery experienced Uwxear knous how easy it is to detect evicence by askiliful rros exammation. It is almost impossible for perjury suspected in advance to succeed. Potewarnert, forearmed: and if a v, itnces should be known to be interested, the oppo- site party, lite cunnsil, the judge, the jury the bur at large, anil every spectator pre.-Kiit, watch ihe eha ucter and course of his testimony ui'li a vigilance that would scarce- ly Jeaie the s' irhtesl chance for successful imposition. Hut. even suppoKinjr it does pass without eAiiostiie. wilf b" efii-ctuiillv couiiterbnlanced by the counter testimony of the opposite pnrty. n> that it cannot mater- ially prejudice the ju-tice of the case. ]iut experience, which worth immeasurably more than any qutntily of -.perulntlon. abundanlly proves th it the of pfirriets, as now in Krighind, has positively diminished insfiMd ol increased perjury, and that the case is very rare an interested witnesses fan be IPinptrtl to sivear The staicments of rhe Ba- ithsh tfre una liinnus upon this point. Let it be borne in mind that we object to excluding the witnesses, not to svtpectiiis idem. If circiirnstar nre such ns lo tend to induce the witnes-s to hide nr pervert the truih, let i hew circiirns-tarices have a pmp- er weight in nlfictnir; credibility. We protest ninst emphaiif ally n gainst the present Ipgnl presumption, that man ha? a price, nnd will lie for a roncitlerktion. It (is on anomaly in Ihe rnmtnon law, fur in other matters men are presumed lo be innocent ttntiMhey arc shown (o gniltv. The di-t'ncfinn made hy the common law between actual and contingent interest i. y affidavit before the Cour': in justifying jail; in the worst posMblo form in all hancery for it is all done in jrivate without cross-examination; in crim- nal thoueh ihe feeiinsrs of he witness be just as much enlisted in a civil trial of the same subject niiilter. where ie as plaintiff would be Courier and Enquirer. A Physician's Experience. It is not a little amusing, or it would be if t were not rather a serious m.ilter, oltenlimes 0 hear a surgeon who loves his profession alk with another of the "splendid which he had recently removed, or the "beau- iful case of amputation of both arms lit '.he which he had jus! witnessed. A "air traveslry of this is aifbriled in the letter jurporling to come from an apothecary in the ouniry to a friend in Lorttlon, wherein, a- monp; other things, he wroic "My patients are rather select than num- erous but I think the red lamp and binss plate may attract a few. I hud B glorious case of dislocation of the shouldet last week} and nearly pulled the fellow in lialf, with the as- sistance of two or three brick-layers who were building next door. The other doc'tor :ried first, and couldn't reduce it, becatisfe he had no brick-layers at hand. This has got my name up, rather. They ure tei rible gdtlis down here, ihoitgh. You cnn scarcely con- ceive the extent of their ignorance. Notone n tvVenty can read or write: and so all tny dispensing-labels Which I tie on ihe bdtllea are quietly thrown awcy, A small female :oddled into the surgery the other day; and liorrified me by drawling out: "If you please, sir, mother's took the lo- rubbed her leg with the "This might Iiave been sorious, for the lo- tion contained a trifle of poHon; but Jack nnd 1 started off directly; and as it happened very 'uckily to be washing-day, we drenched tho woman with soap-suds nnd pearl- ash, until everything was thrown off from Ihe stomach-, inclu'dintr, 1 esprct, a quantity the lining membrane. This taught me ihe lesson, that a medical man should always have his instruments in ordt'r: for if Jack had lot borrowed my stomach-pump to squirt at the cats with, a eood deal of bother might, have been avoided. But he is a clover fellow at heart, and woulddo for me. He quietly Jived on the ice during 'he ftost, trip- ped everybody up he came neat-; aud wheth- er he insured ihctn seriously or not, t know the will wns pond, and was iheiefore much iin-ed to him.'1 Cnptured at last. The New York Tribune publishes a letter received from Capt. Charlts Scabury, ol the whaleShip Mommgahela of New Bedford, Ma'-s., which gives an ace mint of ihe cap- of the Sea Serpent, nnd a minute des- cription of the monster. wns described on ihe morning of Jan. in th> Pacific, Mime 2UO miles north west of tho Marquesas Islands. The whole- ere v volunteered1 an cittiick. The boats were lowered end two harpoons nnd a lonce thrust into his snake-hip. The captain v us knocked over- board, aud three of the crew jumped over in terror. The serpent sunk stowly, and addit- ional lines were Ivnt on am1 given to the ship. The sounded, out one mile and one eighth of line; an enormous depth. He remained down 1C hours, when he began to rise1. On reaching the s irface he was at- tacked with Joftres and killed. The gener- al desciiptiou of the "varmint" is given as foiiou s: It was a male: the JOS fret 7 in- ches; 10 feet 1 inch arouni! ilu> nerk; 2-J feet (S inches n round the and the larg- est pjirt of the body, whicn appeared sotne- what distended. 49 feet 1] inches. The head wa-. tonj; and flat, wi'h ridges: the bones of ihe lowfer jaw seperate; lii" tongue had ils ml like lie hendof a heart. The tail ran parlv to n point, on the end of which wns a flat firm 1 he hack was black, turning brown on the sides, then yellow, and; on the cet.d'r of the a narrow white streak in-o-thiids of iis there HES Kl- -o scattered over the body (lark spots. On we fotn.d, to our Rorprifo hat the body covered with blubber like hat un the whale, but it only four inch- es thick. The oil was as ch-nr ns water, ind hururd nearly as fast a spirits of turpen- ino. Wo cut the Snake in, h it found great dif- ficulty, ami had to fiensi- him, the body would not roll, nnd the hii.hber very Isslic that when siietrlw-J twenty feet by !ie blcck-, il would, when cut shrink to five or six feet. We tool; in the head, a 'rightful anil are ei dcavoring to pre- serve it w i'ii salt. "We lime nil the hones, whielt 'DP men at" not done cleai iufj yet. In cut- iugnppn the RiT'ent wt found pieces of and bUc-kfish, the of which hopped from tho hones. Our ut the Spr- lent's lunrs wns three fert longer than the tlicr. I should have nh-Prved thot there vere nit ety-fotsr torth in tl very ehnrp- nil pointing bRrltward, ant' as targe ns :li'imb the gfirft. but d 'eply firmly -ft. We imimf if fiai) ivo nr so it mTint iirciit i like a il al.so had Innr swimmiuf "r imitations ones, for thf-v were like loose The the hack io'iw. turf it seemed as if when swimming ihiit il moved two ribc ami a joint at a like feet. The muscular mov.-meiir of Kcr. pent cfler it was dead, uiiidc tltc body (mik

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