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Indianapolis State Sentinel (Newspaper) - August 6, 1841, Indianapolis, Indiana Vol. , Friday August 6, 1841. No. 999. A Nitko and pub shed by f u g i. A s s amp n c e a. Terms__�2 50 por annul in Iid Vance for i l nuttier so $3 00, if paid a it tue expiration Osl zijo Tiili Izui Quot to Attlee end of tie volume. No Piper will tie unless at the option of the Pulilli pliers until All Arroa Ai is i re paid. by 250 oms 9 lines Liall be counted a Square Noti Iii counted less than a i Munro nil Over a Sij Are and less than u Square and a Liaf Sling a be counted a Square and a half. Jne Dollar per Square shall be Cliar cd for the first three or any number of insertions and Twenty five cents for each add Lyional Iii firtion. Advertisements published by the Quarter or Lanfier. Will be Eliar cd �3 per Square Forl lice Mont Lis to for months or 10 per annul. Merchants. Dru a lists and others advert Isip by the year will be charged for two squares �15 50 for three squares it 20 for a Square of a column of 1000 Enis ,925 for a half of a column $25 Fer three four Llis of a l of limn $.5 1 for a column Fco a deduction of 20 per cent will to made on longer than a Quarter of a column when inserted by the Liaf year or year and no altered. All advertisements Cor Nijiu from abroad must be accompanied with the Cash unless ordered for publication by a brother publisher. All must lie marked on their fare with the number of insertions or Uliey will be continued till ordered out and Char of by tiie insertion. The postage must be paid on All letters to the publishers or they will not be Lumen out of Ilu Post office. Saturday july 31, 1841. Correspondence of the India iia journal. Washington july 23, 1841. Gentlemen Yox tie last two Days the Senate has been occupied with the Bill Quot establishing a pm form system of bankruptcy throughout the United it does not differ much from the Bill which some sessions ago passed the Senate. On to Day by a vote of 27 to 24 it passed to a third Reading. The Bank Bill Lias also been ordered to be engrossed for its third leading the opposition having at last become weary of their ineffectual struggles to Amend it to Deuth. Or. Clay has Ratcli de Over it with the untiring wakefulness of a Young Mother Over her Quot first born. Indeed his fixed Ness of purpose his intensity of will his firm determination not the less persevering because it some times wears the disguise of carelessness or composure have not Only sustained his High reputation among his friends but even run a Reluct int Tribune of admiration from his enemies. Or. Cal Mun in a speech the other Day paid an involuntary compliment to this straight forwardness of intention when he said Quot the senator from Kentucky has been for Many years Riding this Bank Hobby it has been his favorite Hack Over Good and bad roads and in All kinds of weather and now he expects to and no doubt will ride it successfully to the end of his Quot yes Quot retorted or. Clay Quot i be found it a Good horse and a pleasant 1-Ide and not Many years ago the senator from South Carolina was of the same or. Calhoun mad no answer but it was evidently a Good hit at one of the manifold inconsistencies of this Prince of abstraction lists. J he course of this gentleman is a most singular Paradox far beyond a Plain Man s comprehension. He seems to love distinction whether virtuous or infamous As an end not As a Means As a personal luxury not As an instrument of advantage to his country. He seems to treasure up his talents on All occasions where the use of them would be productive of general Good but pours them out with unexampled profusion whenever anarchy , and misrule would be the result of the Success of his schemes. His course during this session would almost justify the nickname with which Blair of the Globe once christened him of John Cataline Calhoun. The House since last passed the Bill making an appropriation of 700,000 dollars to the Home Squadron Only 8 voting against it. This vote shows that if any danger threaten from without All party distinctions and party bickering Are forgotten in the one feeling of american citizens. During yesterday and to Day a Resolution appointing a committee to sit during the recess of Congress to visit All the cities examine into the Commerce of the country and report at the next session with a View to regulating the duties on imports and re Modding the Tariff has been under discussion and to Day it was passed b a majority of two votes. A motion was then made to re consider which is now pending. No rumours of any new appointments of any consequence. M. Individual and company notes. We on a former occasion called the attention of the Public to the flood of Quot a ii n Pla Sfern that was flowing in on this Community and suggested that business men should discredit them by refusing to take them or recognizing them As any thing else than worthless pieces of paper. If this course had been pursued by All the mechanics merchants and others who were engaged in business we would not now be cursed with Quot Woods Quot Quot Woodburn a Quot Quot Lebanon Quot Quot Newtown Quot Quot Circleville Quot and Twenty other kinds of currency equally As fraudulent and valueless. Thev have been taken and recognized As currency by responsible men however until they have driven out of circulation almost every Dollar on Good and solvent Banks. They Are now keeping Cut of circulation the Small notes of the state Bank. As Long As they can be obtained to pay debts and buy produce with from our Farmers no one will pay out any Oiher kind of funds consequently for All useful purposes the state Bank Small notes might a Well be locked in the vaults of the Bank As in the Strong boxes of our business men where they will be if this stale of things continue. The Farmers labourers and mechanics could do a great Deal towards reforming the currency by fusing to receive for their produce and labor any other kind of notes than those on Banks Onowu to be solvent. When a general smash and blow up shall take place which must the result they will suffer the most. Those who do a More extensive business such As Bro a kers merchants &c., do not permit notes of a pre carious value to accumulate on their hands. And As the loss must fall some where the Farmers and Labouring classes generally will find that they will have to Bear it unless they take Early Steps to avoid it. Our advice is that they touch not taste not the unclean things. If they refuse to take them a Stop will be put to their circulation. Merchants and brokers will not receive what they cannot put off their hands. A few Days since one of our Bankers brought from Cincinnati a Large amount of Newtown notes purporting to be on the Hamilton county Ohio Bank they have been issued under an old act of incorporation for a Library lyceum or other literary society and Are believed to be entirely worthless. The Way the banker alluded to procured them was by giving his note payable at a future Day in the s it kind of funds or by exchanging the notes of his own wooden concern for them. Now notice tie speculation the gentleman will make in this transaction. He pays out these notes at Par they soon become depreciated in value he then buys them up probably wit i funds not much better at ten fifteen Twenty or Twenty five percent discount and pays off Liis original note with them. Of course there will be a loss and it is not difficult to see where it will fall. It becomes every Good citizen to immediately set his face against such a miserable currency. It better be slopped now. It is increasing and fastening upon us and vill shortly become so abundant that every Man will have his pockets full. Then will come the blow up and the brokers and shavers will reap a full Harvest. We Are not done with the subject. We feel it to be our duty to lend or Fet ble Aid in Clearing the country of such trash. Let the Law of last session be enforced and let All these irresponsible individual and company concerns in our own slate be swept out of existence and then let the citizens not Only of this county hut of every county in the. Slate Refue to to die such issues of other slates and the Small notes of our own slate Bank will soon get into general circulation. As we intimated in a late number of the journal that the opposition of the Wabash courier to the appointment of judge i Lullington sprung from personal hostility of is editors Justice requires that we Public it a tie following article from the courier in reply to a similar intimation of the Louisville journal. Since the publication of tie paper in Wlinich we made that Ini Malion on the authority of a respectable gentleman we have received other information which i leaves no room to doubt that a rupture of a very serious nature existed and still exists Between judge ii. And like present Princi Val editor of the courier. How far this difficulty May have operated on the feelings of a brother we cannot say but it is natural to suppose that it influenced in some measure the tone and temper of the remarks he has from time to time made on the subject. The Louisville journal. Our friends Quot Louii Vilu Journi Quot live published two Favori Blu notices of tie of or. Huntington in Trio Tir of we Irli they Siy from Asili it personal Quot they Tii Inu Iii i Ucli Qualia cd ind in the la it a they attribute lilo no p is Ilion of t he courier to Quot personal Host a Lily of one of tin now it so Lippens that from motives of Dolincy the individual to whom they allude has refrained from writing at All on the subject and As to the writer of this Ono of the editors of the journal Trust know i Quot relations to that Gesthiman were As late As last Winter and Long after or. H. And t be Junior editor s misunderstanding occurred far from being but Tihoi Gli Titis method of attorn Plinio to do away with fuels by imputing the motives of those who pro Mulgo them is an every Day occurrence with the guilty we had no reason to expect a resort to in by the editors of the journal whose position should make them the. Advocates of great and fundamental principles and not the apologists of political trim Minir and . for or. s apologists a Defonce founded Ripon his i Friendly relations with Onu of Trio editors of the courier so far from establishing Iii qualifications and popularity Amon i the people of Indiana who alone Viau a right to in die whether his clo vation was a complain Civ to Triem or not must utterly fail unless Uliey can prove that All the whig editors in the state who have alluded to the subject wrote under the influence of personal not Only this but they must prove that nine tenths of this Community of the Wabash Vailey and of the whole state As far As our information extends Are it Rover cd by feelings of personal hostility Quot in deprecating As they do the a poin ment. Can our worthy friends of the journal prove the existence of this stale of personal belligerency Between the next a incumbent and his neighbors and fellow citizens of Indiana Quot if they can do so is it not one of the Best reasons in the world Why he should not be appointed particularly in a government like ours where Public opinion alone can give strength and efficiency to the administration of affairs the editors of the i Mirneal from a Quot slight personal acquaintance Quot think or. H. Deserving and Well qualified nine tenths of Liis Corurn Unity the daily witnesses of Itiat gentleman s actions and conduct for Vears past seem to to link differently. With this statement of the relative position of the Quot journal Quot and Quot courier Quot we rest satisfied leaving the Public to judge Wlinich press is the most fait Laiful expo nent of Public sentiment so fur As Indiana is concerned. As to our having defended the political Char inc ter of judge m., within a year past As by the journal it is a mistake. To did however defend his decision of the unconstitutionality of the Quot ii ambling act Quot against the attacks of the Indiana Democrat. Is such defence or even the support of Iii claims for u minor office any Reasin Wiy we should refuse to rec Vernize his present Elevation As a Quot compliment Quot to the whigs of Indiana we should be sorry to attribute to the Able editors of the journal any motive so unworthy As Quot personal hostility Quot in their course and Only ask at their hands a Little of the Charity which we Are disposed to extend to themselves and other contemporaries. The editor of the courier not on Friendly terms with judge Hunting ton would scorn to take any advantage of his position by making Bis paper the medium of per Sonal invective. To Bias refrained from All participation As an editor in the articles published in the courier in regard to that most unfortunate Point int and is perfectly willing to Settle Iii Kiili celtics in a Way More consonant Wilh his views of personal respect. For tiie Indiana journal. Central canal no. 3. In the preceding number i endeavoured to show that the Farmers and owners of land would be materially benefited by the completion of the Central canal by the increased value of their land and its produce. I will now take a View of the profits that May be expected to result from the business of the canal by endeavouring to show its importance As a link in the great Clain of internal communications that Are connecting together the various portions of our wide extended country. Were Central canal finished to Indianapolis and the rail Road to Madison it would be tiie most important route Between the Lake and the Ohio liver and i will Hazard the Opinio ten tons of River Chandike would go Down the rail j Road to one coming up and perhaps it would not be uncommon to see pork coming up instead of going Down. We Are but Little aware of the great j changes that of uld be produced in the Commerce j and Trade of our country. We should have a i reel communication to new York by a route that would bring our merchandise Cleaper than by any other and on account of cheapness and other advantages we should obtain a Large portion of the carrying Trade. I noticed an article recent by taken from a Cleaveland paper which stated that Large quantities of merchandise was then in j that City and in Progress of transportation from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via new York Erie canal Lake Erie and thence by the Jross Cul canal to Pittsburgh. The cause of its taking this round about route was that tie expense of transportation was less than from Philadelphia to lists Burgh direct. If goods can thus be transported cheaper to Pittsburgh cannot they be transport de to Madison by our route cheaper than by Pius Burgh and the River route the Cost of delivering to Maumee will be very trifling if any More than at Clveland and i Sonhi suppose that the Cost from Maumee to Madison by canal and rail Road would be less than from Cleveland by the Way of the Cross Cut canal to Pittsburgh and the Ohio River or by the Ohio canal to Portsmouth and thence by the River. I am not conversant with tie prices of freight on the different routes and have not the Lime or Means of ascertaining. It would be a matter of interesting inquiry for some of our merchants to devote a Leisure hour Ami i Hope they will do so and publish the result. If goods a Aii Ihus be landed at Madison than by the Pittsburgh route inches Ping when the Waters Are High our route would certainly advantages Over All others that i strike the Ohio River above Madison l Irin Ltd those o Quot parts of the year when the Waters Are Low. We might expect a fair portion of the carrying Trade during the Spring of the year and during the summer and fall a Large portion of goods destined for Madison and Points below would doubtless i come this Way which would add greatly to the importance of the Central canal. In this Point of View our canal will rank second in importance to no other work in the state a that Jart of the Wabash and Erie canal connecting it Wilh the Lake excepted. In an editorial article in the Quot Western world Quot entitled Quot Louisville and Indiana Trade Quot the importance to Louisville of the completion of the Jeffersonville amp Indianapolis rail Road is strongly urged As thereby securing a Large amount of the Trade of the Interior of Indiana. The editor remarks that Louisville is sleeping while her highest interests Are in jeopardy when Cincinnati so highly values the Trade of even the few counties bordering on the White water canal that they went promptly to work to build a canal from it to Cincinnati. The Jeffersonville and the Madison roads unite at Columbus the distance from which to Madison is 45 Miles and to Jeffersonville 73, making a difference in the distance to the River of 28 Miles but it strikes it fifty Miles lower Down and below or at the Falls and without the inclined plane on which account the editor thinks the River could be reached in As Short a time As at Madison and at no greater Cost or tax on freight or passengers. He says Quot it is the interest of Central Indiana to promote this Woik and of the Rich District of country All along the line. So it is of Jeffersonville but Louisville is peculiarly and deeply interested in this to secure permanently that vast and growing Trade would insure her a measure of Prosperity without which she cannot Hope for. If the whole line were constructed at the expense of Louisville alone and if it should not yield any interest on the Stock we verily believe her citizens could not expend the same amount in any other Way that would redound More if so much to her certain if Louisville will be thus benefited by the Trade Only from Indiana brought to her by this work would not her benefits be much enhanced when it would connect her Wilh the Eastern cities by a new route that would pour into her Lap the merchandise for the South and West and thus add greatly to her business by this additional carrying Trade. Thus while our own citizens Are deeply interested in the completion of this canal Many citizens of other Stales Are nearly As much so. The whole South West Touhl be greatly benefited. The merchants of new York Are but Little aware of the immense Trade Liat would thus be secured to them particularly if the rail Road was completed to Louisville. The owners of Laroe to tracts of Neva land now entirely shut out from the Emigrant cannot otherwise expect to sell to pro fit. Tier before if it would be to the interest of Louisville to finish the Jeffersonville Road to Columbus it would be equally to the interest of the merchants of new York and the owners of new land to unite Wilh our own citizens and finish the Northern part of the Central canal. Pipilo Rusticus. And wrote name. No sooner Lead i done this than i an indescribably pleasant feeling sprung up within i . And f i of that Day to this i have never tasted i of the accursed in intr. It3r a the ii for ii it Ltd let Rii Sikai i. I born in Baltimore was educated by a Iii Inis Leroche gospel and always had a he al h sense of morality nut i became a drunkard. I became a drunkard by drinking Lilac so i became a drunkard by drinking Sweet wines i by come Adrun wafd by drinking Eider i a Ca a Druid re ale a became a drunkard by Dnn Kinori Licer. I at the age of 14, and it took 10 years t j Loam to be a drunkard All the while i thou it myself nerf Coly free Ilijin danger. Luni 1 wis Twenty one Thi re was not a Youn Man in dial Tinori Olio possessed Hii flu r adva Olaires than myself. Liitle did i then think i Sli Ould Ever become a Loach Sonie out cast Nickard. Quot i it Vuch was the Case. I was the Hope of an Gutred acid Juuls Mother Olio i knew never Bov de the knee in prayer without Breatix Ini Niy name before the throne of Trace. My family always treated kindly. They would expostulated Wilh and Eui Reat to leave it Oil Quot. Quot a ill Quot Touhl 1 0 often reply Quot Livix left it olt and always i the a in Kneiple f total abstinence. And Why Vij cd a wig i could not tale a a Itile. A Little a tis the that does the injury. Dirring the last 20 years i have got up out of the a Rutizer Many times Aud have shaken myself from the filth and dirt of drunk Miess. I Wou a determine never to go Back to cd s i train and i a child never in a due the cause of not a going Lack till a Little More than a year since. 1 then saw the Rock on which i Iliad so frequently so lit. I would not now drink a class of wine i w build not drink a Milass of cider i would not drink a Glass of Beer no not for the whole world a not for this House full of Gold. I remember too lunch of the Wormwood and Lair it All. If there is a poor drunkard Here he is brother if there is a reformed drunkard Here he is Brollier. Reformed drunkards take care there Are nine chances and three fourths out of ten afr inst you. Take an illustration. A great political convention was held in Baltimore the 4ili of May a Little More than a year since. I had been completely sober for months. I concluded to walk in the process Sion but resolved not to yield to temptation. I did to and returned to Llie place Liere we were dismissed a perfectly sober Man. I went into a tavern Wilh others for the purpose of resting. While sitting i began to feel hungry. I stepped to the bar Arul called for oysters and crackers. These made thirsty and without thinking of Dan re i turned round and called fora Glass of ale. Before night i was carried Home beastly drunk nor was i sober a Fain till the 12ih of june following a period of about six weeks during this time i frequently threatened own wife and family were broken hearted. I often found myself locked in room upon Knees presuming to Pray that i might yet be saved. I was like a Lone Mariner upon a desolate Island with no sail in sight and no Means of escape. On that Ever memorable morning of the l2th of june As i Lay in bed if bed it could be called trying to place mind upon some Hope Maui Rater came up and asked Down to breakfast. I feared to see the Day Light i feared the darkness i feared to look in the Glass at bloated condition. I ii aled own person and i thought family hated Loo. My daughter raised the bed clothes which were thrown Over Bend and with a bean gushing with tenderness said Quot of Falmier Don t Send for whiskey i ordered Lier to leave the room. After she had been gone for some time i peeped from under the clothes and found that she had attain entered the room. She was sobbing pitifully this Oliou Trot i is t of much for human nature to Bear. I called her to tie bedside and throwing arms round her neck promised her that i would never drink any More ram. She left tiie room i foot up rushed to the cupboard seized a bottle and was about to drown suffer in is in its contents. But i could not i set it Down and rushed Down stairs. Misery and wretchedness was within and poverty without. No friends no bread. I said to wife Quot i can t stand it this burning thirst Quot drink Only a Little Quot said Quot can t drink a Little Quot then Don t drink Quot Well Umi to wont never will drink again Quot i stood it till the next monday when there was to be a meeting of the Washiington Temperance society As yet unknown to the Public and i made up mind to go and join. The meeting was held in the third Story of an old Brick building. My old bottle companions were rejoiced to be 3 . The pledge was soon read and i walked to the table took up Quot a pen tic Lac Harl s Ogle of in a. The Feii fish Malignity says tie Richmond White Wilh which the memory of this Man is pursued by thai Loco focus would excite Abhorrence in the bosoms Ofa Savage peo Jde. He was scarcely cold in tie a grave j before with one no card they opened upon Hui Quot their i batteries of vilification and to reduction. Some of i them even Anticis Saied that solemn and melancholy event and sought to emitter his last moments by heralding in staring capitals and with a spirit which could Only actuate demons that Quot the in famous Charles Ogle was about to die Quot amp a. When tie clod had fal i Len upon the Coin the fact was announced with a shout of Triumph accompanied by every opprobrious Impi Tibet Wlinich to vocabulary could j Supply. Wien Congress met the game of detraction was removed from the newspapers to tie Hail of rep a reset natives these icon Rable Iron Tlemcen seemed to i take pleasure in blackening the name of the dead and j in harrowing up the feelings of the Liv intr. The tno-1 Fiou of a or. Snyder Wiki the Bill for the Relief of i mrs. A Burrison was pending cannot have escaped the j recollection of the Reader. The severe and just Casti ration which Llinat individual received at lie hands of a colleague would we had sup posed have deterred All others from following in his footsteps. But it appears that it failed of that eff it. We observe in the Washington papers Liat to borrow one of col. Joe Watkin phrases Quot Ablard a oco Foco from ten Nessee or. Watier on had revived the subject and introduced a letter published in this paper to give countenance to his defamation. Itiat slime letter has been a fruitful topic for Loco Foco outbursts Ever since is Puli coition. It has been c Ling the round of the whole Loco Foco press Wii i exclamation Quot see what a who says to Ririe s lies a now we have hut a word to say to Pill. Watterson and the rest touching this idler it was not will in by a whig and if i Quot to were then is no conflict Between its statements and those of i Irol ii. The Liff rence is Only a Parent not Vejil. In. 0 re grave for >10 Olli Cial vouchers the list of Iron Gens articles purchased by the late dynasty for the White House. Iii letter describes the lire ent tiered and Dilan daird Ciu edition of those articles. The statement of the firn in ref Jirred to the pure Hose that of thewalt a to the bad Sarre who Elf s filed and dimmed la Weir Lustre. And this so far fan extenuating the original prodigality is an age a \ Ion of it. We Beir of these jackal is of faction if they Are do Terii ined to Persi get in their atrocious attack upon the Lead Thi Itin future they forbear to connect ibis paper or any of its , even thou Irh they be Locos in any Wise Wilh their inhuman and unchristian persecution. From the n. O. Crescent cite. A Hoosier at the Pust office. The mail is just received the space in front of the Wii Idov is crowded with every description of persons Wilh All sizes and every color from Liiv White Down to a Copper Kettle. The Hoosier in the Homespun coat ditto browsers Rabit skin hat and boots which looked like the poop of a dutch Galliot has been holding the Sill of the window for the last half hour. A Stream of tobacco juice is running from the Corner of ins Moi la and it must be wiped away or the i Hirt a Vicli has been worn Only two sundays will be utterly spoiled. He endeavours to Rise his Arm to Iii face but it is wedged so tightly to his Side that the least exertion gives him pain. This interruption to cleanliness its Rise to the following dialogue i say stranger looking half angry and the other part frightened you be squeezed this Ere left Paw of mine right straight Clear into Side and snakes cat dime if i can Tell which is the to her a can t help it says a Small Teliin Man in spectacles who has poked his Arm under thei Houlder of an Irish drayman and holds Short bits and a five cent piece tightly in the Ottier. Can t help it sir the non Observance of the lavas of i Utility by one class of society forces the other part of that body to Fiauu boldly in defence of their doctrines those principles i have always endeavoured a Quot is there a letter for Dinnis Mcmahon Surl says our Irish drayman As soon As he sees the window a bout to be Slid Back. Wild cats and fire flies voc iterated the Hoosier Why you carnal spec Amon of a Reen Calabash filled with Boss hair do Vou mean to say that you re Here Firsti divil take if i did it no first and be the Powers i Don t see Why i Sii Ould be Trio last in Gitlin a either clerk within a Quot what name did you say Dinnis Mcmahon sur stand aside you greek screech owl or i wish i May in Stewig Down into Craig claws Fried with Nigger heels. If i Don t Wallop you All into a sheep sorrel Hoe cake you Mii it just As Well to use Chesnut Burr for an Eye Stone As to run again these Bone mashers. The Hoosier displayed a pair of fists which might have answered for ancient Bat Erncr rams the i risk inn a rave up the ship Willii tie exclamation. A by soul he s naturalized and i am a two month furrier a that s the reason Why i Bear it ? clerk rain trily a what name next i can t be standing Pierc All Day. And in t there no Mettlier for yer Honor said our Iri Man in a tone that went to Quick. Clerk a no sir i told you so once before. Hoosier Why you Iringer bread i is Harp whar do you expect a letter from the drayman Siirid not Biog hut As lie went nut of the door we heard Hui exclaim god Bliss him wife and Irra leons clerk what s your name ? Hosi a it re what s that you. Bus Ness clerk a if you want a letter you must Tell to. Hoosiers of if tiie cat jumps that Are Way i Spose you la want to know if i got tie pumpkin seed to git the Cui Umbers Wilh. Clerk lau2hing i suppose your name s John Smith in t it Hoosier very much amazed s fodder and soft crabs of Galice How did you know that the bystanders now la sirhed i moderately and a police Olicer was standing by called out silence in court clerk Here Are Len Lel ers for John Smith where do you cd act one from hoosiers beeswax and stinging Nettles is if there Arn t one from Cattail Niimd clerk a is Thiteca cd Piccat that place hoosiers a / Therea Wood pile thar though clerk laughs and looks Over tie letters. Triem s us Stran it Iery that Are one thar is mine i know cause that j is Bent Over like a fishing line Wilh a ten Pound cat fish a hold of the bit Ken gut. Clerk a but this is for it Plain John Smith. Hoosiers Well i is Ca Tain of the Ilat Boit Nebuchadnezzar. I arrive Here last night loaded with mud turtles Sim Lins and Young a bullets clerk the postage is to Enty five cents. Hoosiers Beelzebub s belly and Spring squashes a ?.iay i be Lee totally rams saddled and chopped up to Mairi soup for Nige or habits if i Don t see from Here the sawed off Send of the last log killing Afore i drive you More Ilu i enough to buy a Tongue muzzle for a Turkey s watch of a the bystanders became impatient and although they were most willing to be amused some of Vliem had other fish to Fry so making a concentrated Rush up to the Post office window they succeeded in squeezing the Hoosier out. After getting on the pavement he uttered his sentiments in the following style a you re All a passel of High pressure horse leaches you re so mean that you wont soar at Iii it for fear of wearing out the bedclothes you re Sich darned rogues that when you die old Nick will set you to Pickin oakum made of dead men s chitin nails. You chased off filed Down dried up set of Rotton tour headed pukes i lick you All fill you count know yourselves from the inside of a Skunk s Gizzard two gentlemen now intimated to our excited Friend that there was such a Placias a Ca Laboose. He took the hint and sloped immediately. Translated from the Spanish for the Cincinnati Republican. The yellow Serpent a Bis covery of the Oiin co let a slut. One Hundred and fifty years since a mulatto slave followed the current of the Orinoco in the Vicinity of Guyana and not far from the place where that River empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Wandering by Chance Many Days in those hot regions the slave travelled with the uneasiness and caution of a Man who in the midst of Savannah abounding ill poisonous reptiles believes he might rest his foot when least expected on the scaly body of a Serpent. He examined Wilh much care every tree each Thicket of Brambles appeared to Hirn As so Many shelters for wild beasts where enemies the color of which might to confounded with the foliage Lay in ambush. Suddenly he paused he cast himself upon the ground and pressed Tho Carlo even to the joints of his limbs. Without motion relying on an Indian Fig tree As the Only defence he awaited the result of what he saw. Wiil out the convulsive trembling Wlinich agitated his body any one would five believed that he was dead. Lie had just seen Tiu most terrible of All the serpents whose race is yet found in Liose regions. It was not certainly a no nitrous animal one of those colossal reptiles which when sleeping on the Banks of a River or in the dense Woods Jire sents to the traveller the aspect of the trunk of a tree Tiro Van to the ground by a tempest. Neither did it possess the Gigantic proportions which the european people so much Admire when they contemplate the skins stuffed de with Straw of some of Tho Kings of Ohio. It was the yellow Serpent. Whoever has seen its littleness and its thin body could not believe Itiat so weak a reptile could kill a Partridge although its Bito will kill a Man in such a manner that Tho wound being made death ensues in less Tolian three Nii Uiles. Tie slave knew it and trembled. His immobility was Complete. For the whole a Merican Empire he would not have dared to raise his eyes. He would have Given ten years of his life to have found himself far from such a frightful enemy. Neither did the Serpent move. Raised up in his coils he overlooked the grass of the Savannah with his head dotted with spots of the color of Omro of yellow and Orange his eyes like velvet and Blue As the Clouds of that Region sparkled and appeared to Emit sparkles of fire like a Brilliant he breathed the air with voluptuousness and offered Little by Lite tie every part of his body to the burning rays of the Sun. For a Man ignorant of the danger to Stop inthe proximity of this reptile it would be a real pleasure to contemplate its delicate Ness the expression of its eyes and the Grace of its movements. The Serpent did not delay Long in begin into leap drawing in the air rapid circles Quot product info a weak sound like silk coming in Contact with a Wall. The slave trembled More and More when he heard a strange noise which he believed came from the grass which Shook with Force. His imagination presented an entire family of serpents ready to cast themselves upon fear obliged him to enlarge his sight. What was his astonishment on seeing that the Serpent sustained a terrible contest with a Bird he then knew that his life was not threatened and blessed heaven in these Quel disposing him to flee when seeing that the reptile had lost the greater part of its vigor be Wisp de to be pro sent to the end of that strange combat. His Post was not now dangerous and curiosity detained him. The combat continued with ferocity. The Bird kept in constant motion his Sharp talons and wounded the Serpent deeply Wilh his pointed beak. The Serpent being much exasperated dragged itself through the brass and divided the air in All directions appealing to its whole Force and cunning throwing himself towards Tho River to avoid the blows of his enemy. But the Bird followed him in the air without stopping Between the grass to the Brink River and attacked him each time with renewed rage. Only now and then then the Bird granted the Serpent a kind of truce. It left the place of combat Cov a cred with blood and flew with rapidity to a Shrub near by. He picked some of the leaves and swallowed with haste some pieces of the bark of the same v tree and returned to the attack with the greatest Cou rate. A. Tho slave observed All and could Nof conceive How it was that the Serpent was almost dead and the Bird full of life in spite of having his body covered with wounds. He asked himself what species of Bird was venomous enough to kill the yellow Serpent he was lot in conjecture and believed himself to be in a dream. No doubt remained the Serpent Lay without Mol Kiiji being dead. The Bird also was cast dqwn�hi3 wings Hung Down and his respiration was painful he made an Erfurt flew towards the Shrub eat some of the leaves with singular voracity Shook his wings and returned to the Field of Battle he rested a Short time on the dead body of the Serpent cleaning his bloody beak on his plumes and causing the air 10 resound with a shout of Joy directed his flight towards tha South. Some months afterwards a strange notice put the City of Caracas in commotion. It was a Beautiful morning in autumn the people hurried with much confusion to the Public this was arranged in the same manner that we see ours to Day at the Bull baiting the multitude occupied All the Steps and seats and a military band executed popular music before what might Quot be called the Staire of the governor. The governor did not cause them to wait a profound silence reigned. A Man approached of line the Centre of the Square pushing a the his hands a cask Wlinich he rolled to the same place. This maj likewise carried on his left shoulder a portmanteau. He was the mulatto slave of the Orinoco. He saluted the people opened the sack and took out a Holuber. It was an innocent reptile a Friend of the Birds and frequently met with in the walks and the people began to Hiss and it was Only after much trouble that order was re established. The slave threw away the Holuber with disdain and made a gesture that he would explain the Quot this is an intrusive reptile and was Here without he turned to open his portmanteau and Drew out a Black Serpent whose bite occasions cruel pains without causing death. The Public expected something Mure they were not disappointed. The slave bared his left Arm and Drew to it the head of the Serpent which immediately caused the blood to flow. The slave placed Tho portmanteau which was full of leaves upon the in round. He eat some of the leaves and set himself about continuing his exposition. Very soon they saw raised above his head a Viper the sight of which astounded the multitude. The bite of that reptile causes a slow death but the slave excited its rage by pressing its neck with his Finger he applied it to his right Arm and showed to the spectators two deep wounds. He yet lacked the principal the last proof. He made a sign to the people and they restrained their applause. In that moment the mulatto had arrived at the height of his exultation. The Humble and despised slave had just elevated himself by the Force of ener iry and boldness to a Point to which no Man had dared and by that act gained the Ascendancy Over that numerous people who contemplated his looks with religious silence. But the admiration was Complete when Liat Man exposed to the sight of his spectators the terrible Yeli Low Serpent of the coast of Orinoco. He held the reptile by the Back of its head in such a manner that it could not wound him until he was convinced that the people had recognized its nature. He exposed his breast first swallowing some of the leaves of the portmanteau he irritated the reptile which became furious and bit him immediately Over his heart. A general shout of horror resounded through the whole Square. The slave smothered the Serpent Between his hand and tranquilly went to seat himself upon a Stone. The exhibition was concluded. One hour passed two hours and the slave lived. They then asked him his secret and he pointed to the portmanteau they wished to know in what manner to made the discovery and then he opened the cask by the same Side and Drew out a Black Serpent and from the other Side a Bird whose wings were Shor tend. The people witnessed a combat which the poor mulatto Learned to explain at the risk of his life in the Savannah of Guyana. The Bird killed the Serpent and finished by consuming the leaves of the portmanteau. America from that time has one Scourge less in its vast Plains and interminable Woods. The governor approached the slave and declared Hirn free in the name of the people conceding the title of citizen and assigning him an annual rent of .5,000 dollars. And gave the Shrub whose miraculous Powers he had first witnessed the name of the Bird which had revealed it to the world calling it guano. The Leaf of the guano figures to this Day on All the tables of that country. Many naturalists inoculate themselves with this marvellous antidote the Only Means of Quot preserving in themselves from the bites of the terrible reptiles Bicu infest to it at part of America

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