Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, October 6, 1837, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated October 6, 1837 Page 1
Text content (automatically generated)

NOT THE O IiOKY OF CKSAU; N V T THE WELFAKE OF ROME. BY Iff.!!. ST ACT. F 12. 5 DAY, OCTOBER, G, 1837. VOBi. XI No. 537 Tim noblest imiionul Lyric is goticrnlly conceded tobo Drake's "American Ping." Here is a lyric by Holmes, without Mi faults, and rnnnlliiiEr its beauties, li wns written at I tin timo when some Goth's proportion to break up the bravo old frig of Us mhjuct. Tlu- la-t ftnnsi, especially, lias a forc onil power which wo havo nev er KCt:n excelled. Ay, ipnr Iiit lullrrrd rn?ia down f l.tioi has it mited on Inch, Ami in.uiy .lit ee bus il.mt.utl to eco That limner in tlic skv. Ik'npiilh il run;; lll! ti.tlllt! flionl, An. I littist (lit! cawum's ruitr Tlie mrirnr of ilit! ciT.ni uir Shall mt(ci iliu clouds nu more ! 7lcr derk, oni'c red tvilli hproV liluml, Whete knell die tiiniiilii'il fun, When winds wciu liuniiii; nVr llie flood, Anil tvutp une uhite helotv, No tnnit" fliall fi'cll i In viriiii'n trend, Orbowllui rtttujupi t d knee Tin1 Iiarptpni ff llit t-1 i i ) i ; til, ill pluck The tNijjIu of iliu ecu ! Oil ! better ill il lirr h iileied bulk Should iduk liunciili ihuu.it it ; Ilrr itiini(lri! .-li'iol, ilit illicitly drep, And iln in 'limiM lip Iiit urate; N.iil to the mutt Iiit holy ting, Sfl etery iIiic.iiIImii" sail, Ami i;itt hei lo I lit- e,n. of rloiins, The li"liliniu' und I In: gale ! Thi-ketcli ir founded on tin' implacable nml vindictive ferocity with whicli the un lives of Corsica follow up tht'ir family feuds, winch nro handed down from gen eralnui to generation nml gather t-irt'iint It nnd inten-iiy by each I ra iit-misriun . Tin. intnli' ol bH'1-lnrlion, and feelings of those in quest of it uru popularly known by the wind vendetta, or revenge. TUB CORSAIR'S RBVBNGB. Townid I In close of September, in the Insl year of the last century, it foreigner, nccnnipntueu liv Ins wife and infant daugh ter. Mopuod io trout of tho palaco of the Tuilcrics. Ilo blood for u considerable nine near tin ruins of a house recently milled tli'Wii, Willi folded arms, nod lie ml silnin-t fchiimg upon his b r t1 : -1 ; or. if ho rawed it. it w.i- in gaze successively upon the consular wiluco uiui Iiu wife, who wn seated o ion u stone by his side. Although tin female f- tn.-ii to devote Iir.T whole ntieiiin o to li r child, who v. an ulinot nine r no y nr.s ft' age, nod wIidmj luiiir bliick liHir rlii drew Uiroiigh lier fingor, not ouu til tin glunce- whicli her litisbiiud ill row nroitnd tcii'od her uolici. One ennie feeling, bill nut of love, appeared to unite ilium together, anil to liii-piro their innvo nientr, gcatoretJ nnd though: by ilia hanie tiNii'ty. Mi-ory i--, jierhaps, the musi powerful bond of union. The M ranger hail nun of thof! strongly mnrked heod.-i, abnunding with n foreet ol linir. large nnd Morn, which ihu Cnrrachi. delighted lo put upon canv,i-i.; bill hir raven ciiltnirud loeki weru plentifully varied Willi gray hnir-, and Iih iioblu ami hutiohiy features were diftorted by an on reliiiliii.' uuil cruel exproH-ion. lie wiit tall and iitliletic!:, not with-tantling h js sn, was about si.ty. f I is tattered clothes thowetl thai In hadjii-l urrived from a Iuiil' and puiuful journey. His wife was ton ye.irs yntingcr. Ilnr once lovelv face Fceincd i bo fmled by sorrow ii nil privation. Her attitude in dirolcd that ulio was a prey to deep and hidden sorrow; but when her hnbaut! looked upon her. she made an effort to finile, ai.d Iried to nuine a calm and un disturbed ni-pect, Tbo chihl was ginudiiig near her, nlihough her young countennnce. embrowned by iliu sun mid weather, botrnyed syniptoins of weakne.-s mid fatigue. The lone of her futures war dicitleillv Italian; hirm) black eves beniulh peril ctly arched cyi brows, nulive nobility, ami indeliuutile grace. Morn than one pji-or..by felt moved nnd lllli.rnt.llil III l.i kid III ill llilo irri.lli the pa 1 1 its ot which did not uttcmpt lo r.tuiceul Iiit! iiiarl;-i of det-fiair which uns us deep us its t'X-)ressiou was siinnlt: and ovi" tlcnt. llul the spring of that traniienl and fugiiive feeling which Parmuiw give way to, was tpnckly drinl up; for as noon as She stronger ubjerved that ho had become the objee' of the marked attention of any louii- per ho returned his gaze with fo fierce u clnnce, that the tnoat intrepid and inniiibi tivo hurried on thmr way us if ihey were wn'kiug amung serpents. Suddenly the tall fnreigtmr passed hi Jimd across his forehead, ob to cluisn away the tllootny tlinnghts winch had furrowen it wilh wrinkles. He seemeil lo nerve fiiniell to Mime decided and de.'perato re polutioii. lie luriied a piercing look upon hid wife and daughter, drew from under (us coat a long poniard, which hu handed lo the wiiinup. Hu then baid to her in Italian, 'I am going to reo whether tlio Bona partes will remember us!' So toying ho moved with n low and firm tread toward too entrance of the palace. lie wo, of course stopped by a soldier til the comsular guard, with whom Iho dircus im .litl nut mtlltinlio Imttr ltr nninni.ii..n the obelmacy with which Iho ttrangcr per. Birtcd in Ins design, t ho euntincl pretenled Ins bayonet to Ins breast as a last ami con elusive argument. It so happened that llie relief was then going the rounds, and I In: corporal very obligingly pointed out to the adventurer where Iho officer who cuuunaii ded the punt was Htatiouid. 'Let Uonapitto know that Darlolomco til i'loinbe lias,fjometlnng to say to him. wns tbo ttrntiger's address lo the captain I tllOgtinrU, t. .... . . .l ..!.' il whs in vain mm mo iiiuccr tow much trouble to make the stranger under stand that it was not the custom for the Piri-t CoiimiI to receive anybody, tnili'M an uiiihenci! had been provioucly requested in writing; ho continued to insist that tin' captain (.lioiild go cud personally inform Hoiiapario of his vi-it. The officer, after azaui cxi)lniinii! the rule of the horvice. nosililv iler.liut.'d Mttenilinf? to the wish of the pertitMcioiH inlruder. Upon thip, liar tuloineo knit Iiih eyebrows logeihcr in Mich a unniner as to make thorn meet, and cast an awful frown upon the captain, as il to make Inm responsible for onv outunru event winch might happen, in consequence of Ins rel'ii-nl. He did not utter another word, but crossed his nrms fiercely upon his breast, and posted hiuisclf beneath I lie portico, which serves as a communication hetwi'i o the court-yard and the gatdens of the Tullerios. Persons who have energetically made up (heir minds to a thing, are frequently ad numbly recotnJed by accident in its r.ccnni pltrliiuent. At tin: moiiiriil when Hnrtolo n i co seated himself upon one of the stout! posts winch are ut the entrance of the pal ace, a camoi'eornve up Iroui winch Liictcn Roiinpart?, then Minister of the Interior, ihghled. 'Ah, Lucieri!' cried the Mransnr; 'Bor tolnmeo is very lucky to meet yout' 1 liest) words, pronounced m tho Corsi- can patoi.i caused Liicein lo hton, aa he was hurrying under the dome. He looked at Burlolotiioo, and instantly rccugui?ed linn; Hie latter whispered into his ear Lucien nodded to the sentinel, and I hey then ascended to tho First Consul's apartment. J hey went as far as the clesrt without topping; Mora Launes. ami Rupii were there. Wheuthev saw Ijiicien come in, iccoinpaiuetl by hi oild-louking a person, their conversation ceased. Lucien took Napoleon's hand, and led him to a window; itttr a tew moments' conver-intion, the I-'irst Consul waved his hand, and Mural atitl Lanues immediately withdrew. Ilo nn pretended not lo notice it, and staved behind. Bonnparto called to him sharply, ontl the aid-tie camp went nun the adjoin mg room grumbling. I he r list Cni-nl, hcHring Rupp's footsteps, poetl hastily into the next room nnd noticed Rapp wall;. 1 1 1 tr op and down, by the wall which sep arated the closet from the apartment. Von will not take a hint, then." observ ed the Fird Consul. ' Did you not per ccivu that I warned to be ulouo with nii fellow countryman? lies a Coricio!' So 'responded the ii itl-du-cntnii. 'l'lirit'ti nildil loon I reiisoli why I sin old slay. I distrust all the tribe " The First Consul could not repress a smile, ami gently pushed hi-i devoted fol- ower trunt tho wall. Uapp then left the room. Well! what are vou doing here, my poor iJ.molomeo? inouircd the First Con sul of Pioinbo. I ti beg uu asylum and assistance from vou, it von an; a true Cnrrie an.' replied Ij.irioloini'o, in a hoarse and impatient loin. What iiiinfiirtoue can poss'hly have Iriven you from the country ? You, who, iiioiiiIh ago, were thu richest, the most I have killed oil tho Portas !' said I'iom. bo, with deenlv-uiodti'aied accents, and drawing his brows together convulsively. The First Consul started back as if he had received a blow. Would you betray ino?' said B.irtolo- iiioo, easing a sumbre glance, at Bonuparle liuuiomlior there are four more Piuinbos left in Corsica !' fiUcien look his cnuntryman's arm, and. baking it lightly, whispered to him, "SureK you do not cuuie licre to threaten my broth, er ?" Bonaparte gave a nod to Lucirn, who was him sully uilentj then looking at Pioin bo, he said Why did yoo kill the Porta? The Core.icun's eves glared like a flash of lightning. ' Wo had made on our quarrel, and agreed in be friend'' through th" ineiliulion ofthu Ilirbaiiiini. On thod.iv but one uf ter wo had dined togelher to drown nil aui ino-iiies, I wis forced lo leave them at iu house, a- business cill.'d me to liastia. In my absence, they st;i fire to my vineyards at Lcuigoni' iiuirdored my t.on'(!ri'"ii'ria and iny dauglitcr (Jeuevra nud my wife only etcupetl llnur hands, doubtless, be. caiiso they hud that very morning taken the communion, ami were under iho pro tection uf llie Virgin. When I returned. I ci'iild nn longer find my home; I scorched lor it, while l trod upon its biiiuulderiug ashes, ' Bartnlnmeo paused, anil appeared to be oppressed by thu recollection of hm sor rows 'Suddenly T trod upnn (Irogorlo's bndv. and, by the light of iho moon, I recognised him. Oli! sunl I to niyulf, this is tin Purlas' hamli work. I insiauilv matin nfT to the mountains collected togelher soino persons lo whom 1 had dono service do von understand, Bonaparte? and we marched to tho vineyard-, of iho Portas. Wo reached I he spot nl uinu o'clock in the morning, ami at ten they were nil in the prereiicu of iho God who made lln-m. (Ji aiiico prulendi to say that Hliza Vuuni had saved a child, the young l.utgi ; but 1 um sure 1 tied Inm securely lo his bud, before wo set fire to the house. To bo brief; I left the island with my wifo nud child, be fore I could verify tho report that Luigi was btill living. Bonaparte stood motionless, looking at Bariulnineo with curiosity but without uny indication of surprise, 'How in uny of ihcin wore they?' asked uucinu. Seven,' replied Piombo. 'They once perecuieu you,' resumed ho : but tho ob Uervation did nut drayy any expression of anun isily from the brothers. mi ! ytiti iiru im iimii-i uuiriuims mill IOl wtili a billcr ami despairing tone. Allien! I once sheltered and protected .i i i i i.e.. ii.. ,ti' ;. 1...1 yoll. no noueu re 'riniuiiiiiii.v. n it nun llnl bCl'll tor llie. VOlir uioiiifr wuutu never have reached Marseilles alive,' unit lit, turning to Bonaparte, who stood deep in thought, resting Ins elbow on the mantle piece of the chimney. 'In very cun-cieiice, Pioinbo, answered Nt.poleon, 'I do not see how I can hide you under my wing; for I am Iho head ol the repuhlick, and it i-i my duly to see that its laws nre executed.' Ah ! ah !' said B.'irlolumeo, 'But I can shut my eyes' resumed the cor.riil. 'The prejudice of the Vendetta will long prevent iho supremacy of the laws in Corsica,' added he, speaking In himself. 'It must bo eradicated, however, at whatever cost. Boiuipurlu I; 'pt silence for a minute, and Lucien made a sign lo Pioinbo not to in terrupt Inm. The Corsican shook his head disapprov ingiy. 'Slay here,' said tlic consul to Bar tulo ineo, 'and we will not iiieddlo with the af fair. I will eaosc your of-talea to be pur chased for you ; and nt a filling opporiiini ty we will see what can be don" for you. But no more of the vendetta. Remember there are no mountains to fly to in Puns; mid if you handle your potiurd here, yuu cannot expect a mercy winch I should not dare to grant. Here every citizen is pro lected by the laws, and uu one takes justice into his own hands.' 'Very well!' said Bartolnmen, taking Tjucieirs hand and grasping it. "Wo are yours for life nud tle.itii, and yuu can dis pose of every one who bears the name of Pioinbo.' So saying the brow of the Corsican re laxed its sternness, nnd ho looked around fnui with pleasure and complacency. 'You ate not hudly ofl here.' remarked he, smilingly, as it he should like to live there. 'Il is n palace !' 'It depends upon yourself to bo tho most welcme here, and lo have a palace of your own in Paris,' said Bonaparte, measuring with Ins eyes the figure and proportions ol his countryman. shall often have occa sion to look around me lo find a devoted friend on whoso fidelity I can rely.' A sob of transport burst from tho ample chest of Piombo. He hold out his hand to the first consul nnd said. 'There is still suinolhuig of tho Corsican left in von !' Bonaparte smiled, as he silently examin ed ilii; man who brought bock lo lino, a il were, the breath of Ins na'ivo ground ; ol thru laliml, where he linl tioen recivetl tviHi so much enthusiasm on his return from llgypt, and which he was never ngain to behold. He made a sign lo his brother, who took with Inm Iiiirlolomeo di Piouilio, Lucien inquired with much kindness about the slate of the finances of the old friends of his family. Pioinbo look tin minister of the interior lo a window, and pointed out Ins wife and Clinuvro scaled upon a heap of stones. He then .-aid 'We came here on foot from Fontaine b'citu, and are absolutely penniless.' Luci mi gave Ins purse to his conntryman, and tolil Inm to come lo Ins hotel tiiu next lie ruing, tu consult about the means to be adopted lo serum Ins properly. BarSolo moii, rilled with hope and happiness, re joined Ins wife and Cinevra, That evening llie exiles obtained a ret uge. bread, and the protection of the first CUIIsUl, TH B WIIKAT WORM. Noitwicu, Sept. Iftth, 1(537. I have observed neveral statements nnd opinions m iho Chronicle relative to the wheat worm (or midget, a- I havo heard n called, ) so in variance, wi h what I con. ceivijin bo the truth, mat I have conclu ded lo trouble you with some ot iny own observations. It has been repeatedly Ma led that hint; sowed upon wheat preventftl t lie t r depredations. I have long since tri ed this and oilier remedies, and find them to my own satisfaction perfectly useless. Indeed I Hunk Mint any person seeing the uiiinuor in which Ihu fly deposites iho egg, wmi'il be convinced that linio or any oth er sub-laiico scattered among this wheal would not penetrate so ns to have any of. ct iiiion I lie ineci. From what has been published upon the subject, I should judge but very lew have seen the fly or the way in winch theegg is deposited. I discover ed it iny-tdf for the first time two years since, when examining a piece 'if wheat about sunset. I saw them 1 should judge throe or lour times as numerous as the heads of wheat, the same m color, shape, ind MZ", ns the worm, with tho addition ol wings, eel. I Mese were employed (like In hue in the act uf slinging) in piercing through iho lower part of iho ho'l which encloses the kernel, thus leaving tho ngg whero it is sale Iroui any outward injury. Nuw there was no wheal raised the year beforo within at len-l a mile of this ; which eslabli-hes the facl that ihey will travel a cousideiiblo distance in a sca-oii. There is nothing in (hu nature of the insecl lo prevent lliein from thing twenty miles or more. Ffoiu one lo ten aro generally found in the. hull, living upon the sap pro vided for the growth of (he kernel, and thus destroying il. Afier (hey havo dnun receiving iiuurishuii'iil from the wheut I believe they fall to tlio ground and burrow in (ho earth deep enough to receive no injury from common ploughing, and come out a fly the nexiyear in season lo attack winter and early-sown Kpnug wheal con liuuing about three weeks, and ihcu dis appearing, 1 believe l hero is no olhe.r way to pre prevent their ravages but sowing from the ?0ih ol April lo the first of June. Wheat sown ii ion elevated ground, or at a diitauce frum any stream or swamp, they keldom

injure. I think it is somewhat surprising thai i there has been io little pains taken lo in vestigate the nature, habits, nud origin, Jul I Ins uio.tt formidable enemy to wheat. The first knowledge I ever obtained of the insect was, I think, in I ho year 1020, nt Royallon. The year after, sumo few ap peared in t Ins town, and in other places on Connecticut river ; from winch fncis I have been led to Hunk that they commen ced their aitacks in ibis country some where in this Slate or in Canada. Yuu will of course make what uso you pleas enf Uih communication. My only mo. tivo in writing wrs for Iho purpose uf mak ing snine statctiietiN um) suggestions which might be of pub'ic benefit. Yours rcspectlully, N ATlMMKt, BoAnDMAN, jr. Frmr. llie Hunton Courier. B B T T V, It C U R R B N C Y . Oil, THE IMO-r. THAT JACU-tlN WJII..T. 'f nut Sling- In an old Tune. This is the hmuo that Jjck built. These an tho old rags that ho in tho Imi-e that J.ick built. These are the bugs that hold tho old rags, that ho in the House that Jack built. This is tho pay, that's duo to n day, and paid from iho bags, that contain tho old rag', that lie in the Mouse that Jack built. This is Levi Woodbury, not very gootl for ye, if you ask lor your pay, precise at the day, bee.nifu all Ins bags, contain noth mg but rags, snugly stowed in the House that Jack built. This is Amos Kendall, appointed to send all, the papers end letters iiddresscd lo his betters, yrt wa handled so hufiy, i.i the n flair nf old Cnfiey, and now never knows, ins thumb- from Ins toes, and would chuckle so fuuiiv could he get Ins hard money, from L"vi Woodbury, who don't think it good for ye, to pay aught except rags, from out tho old bags, that lie in the House that Jack built. This is Tom Benton, who t'other day went, nn, n speech-making excursion, for naught but diversion, nud found all Ins cash, wat nothing but trash, meeting sundry dis asters, on account of shin-plasters, which fo.ks would not take, for tho S'.'iiatnr'ssake, because llie poor ninnies, remembered the guineas, which oh! to his wo, not a twelve, month ago, he swore by thu powers, would r.iui down in showers, and that sweet Amos Kendall, the shiners would send all to Levi Woodbury, who would always be good for ye, tir so much hard chink, and could'nt but think, twas prodigiously funny, when told that this money, lied fast in Ins bags, wns nothing hut rugs, slowed away in the I1oiisi that Jucti built. And these puppies that follow, each one wilh ins collar, are the mules that aro still, as a thief in u mill, vvliunu'or they've tin grace, to gel slapped 111 the face, for not 0110 is a dab, with a gift of Iho gab, yet will swagger like sack, when clapped on ihu hick, by Kendall & Benton, who are always intent on, making puppies grow nobler, and shoulder to shoulder, cry, "Hurrah for t lie inniiie-'. that believe in gold guineas, and Levi Woodbury, the latl that's so good for ye, and won't pay yo io trash, but the re.ni hard ca-h, which he's, got in Ins bags, made of nice cotton rags, lucked up cafe 111 the House that Jack built!" This is Frank Blair mail as any March hare, and lately sent packing, for loo free use of blacking, and telling mure lies than his master thought wise, yol still bays the moon, with tlm very same tune, and con. tioiies to ronr. and hank r for more, of the loaves and the fishes, in Uncle Sam's dish es, having swore that John Bull, had his pocket sii full, that folks shoiild'nt throw him u po'ntoe ihey owe him. yel before he wns older, was lipped the cold shoulder, & Kendall & Benton won't lend him a cent 011, Ins h'jsi expectations, of any mure ra tions, because they all gun--s, he's quite not oft he mt:-, where Levi Woodbury, hand--out tho food for ye, on account of (ho bags, that are full of old rugs, and lie in the llnti-i! thai Jack built, This old Vim, who was never t)C runt, to be put 111 the station, of head of the na tion, yet perfounod such a wonder by ineiins of a blunder, and sticking like wax to old Ilickory'sttucks, and has stewed to hi wib, a fine iottle of fi-h, with nonscii steal babble, to plaster thu rahblu, and pl.iv viIIhiious prank) with Uncle Sum's banks, but discovered .hat Blair wouldn't tlu lo a bair, and so cut Inm adrift in a desperutc shift, while h'tril hearted folks, s'op his mouth with thtir j ik"s, recollecting with curses, when In talked nf silk purses, all full of the (-Inters, which tho-e cunning di viners, Reettp, Kendall and Woodbury, were tocnuju'o all good for ye, by a ties pernio pull, l win Iho pockets so foil, of Mm pie John liul.io replenish the bags, now lutled with lid rags, that belong lo the H-iuso thai ,uck built. This is Nek Biddle, who don't caro fitldlu stick! end for (he fellow, whose coin is not ycllov, and bus a strong box, too hard for tlx knocks, which old Hickory's club, sent rib a dub-dub, down nn it like thunder, fo; pure love of plunder, yet nil could nut smash that deposit u of cash, which slot low old V.iu, has a lunatic plan, to plunge in disasters, by his patent fihm plasters, Jcheving tho nation, will owe Us salvation, lo Kendall and Benton, who are only intent on, holding fust by their places, and keep making grimaces, humbnnslo the ninnies, who believe in gold guineas, and Levi Wuodbury, who vows it s not good tor yo, lo disturb tho bags, all full of old rags, that lie in (he House that Jack built. This is poor Uncle Sam, who was gulled by a sham, and thought that Ins winning, was just in the beginning, and expeced moreover, to wallow in clover, but meet his mishap by listiiing to chaps, who 0 eachetl a fine story, about "blazes of glo ty," and told him in gammon, his shad wore u II salmon, yet in clutching his pelf, has discovered himself, alack ami alas! lo havo been a huge ass, and perceives that nld Van, is by no moans the niau.lo retrieve i.;. .hen-tern, bv means of shin, ntanlers. and tint Koudall ami Denloc, dcuerva to sent on, a jaunt of dismission, for their vile imposition, and thai each precious Pot, is completely upset, and the humbug of goi. neas, can cheat only the ninnies, ami Unit Woodbury's bag with all llioir old rnps, beforo mutters aro dune, will as suro as a gun, upset the old House that Jack built. From 1 tie Montreal Herald. B A. P T I ST B C A D I E N. The ca-c of tho unlinppy man, who has been Drought into tlm province from Mac kenzie's River, on a charge of murder, has naturally excited n good deal ot interest and sympathy. Iho natural feeling ol ptty is in the present instance heightened by tlio con-iiioratioo, that the prisoner, con. nccled with nn interesting race, has been carried five thnusnud miles from homo otid kindred, to bo capitally tried by strangers. and that loo at the instance ol an nssocia lion so powerful and wealthy ns the Hud son's Bay company. An impression has gone abroad that tho Hudson's liay Com pony is, from interested motives, anxiou lo procure Iho conviction and execution ol this man, Cadien; and to efface this impres bion, it is only necessary to detail the wholo facts ot the tragedy. In doing this one cannot be charged with prejudging the case, lor Uadicn Mas litmscll pleaded godly to tho fact of (he alleged inossacro. Ca d ten's plea, it is true, attempted to soften the massacre into excusable homicide, by nverring that he acted on the occasion in self defence, but the following detail will show how widely his views of self defence differ from those of the law. An accurate statement, moreover, has been rendered necessary by the garbled accounts of va nous journals. Baptist e Cadien is a mctif, or half breed about thirty years old. His mother wa of tho Dog Rib tribe, and his father a Ca. Indian vovagenur, known many vears ago on McKen.Ki's river by the soubriquet of ol Oaiiieu jjaiai. uorn and nurtured ai Fort Norman, a post, of the Hudson's Bay Company on McKcnzio's river, Baptiste Cadien was always respected among the natives as a white man a circumstance winch is necessary to bo remembered in the sequel. At the date of tho massacre he hold the situation of interpreter at Fort Norman. Some lime previous to tho alleged mur der; Cadien had seduced the wife of one of the Hiro Indians, and carried her home in triumph. To tho credit of the Company be it told, ho was subsequently compelled to re-tore her to her husband by llie com inander ot b ort Norman. The sequel will lmw that the Company's agent had the full merit of the restitution. While yet hiirnio ivitli lust nnd rvongo Rapt isle Cadien, accompanied by Creole Ligraij-e and Biipti.-ie Jourdaiu, metif bko mtn-clf, was sent with dogs nnd sledge for ll-h thai had been taken in the full at a lake about six days winter's journey from 1 lie establishment ot f ort Norman. I hey were attended by two Indians and a boy I ho buy belonging to the same baud ol Hire Indians as dulien's piramour and her husband. Tlic fish hawliugpartv 111111 unfortunately found this band of Indian encamped abnut tho middle of their route In anticipation of such a meeting, Cadien, during the journey, had frequently express ed his determination to get possession of his paramour and to inflict vengeanco on her husband, nud, but for the deprecatory entreaties of Jourtlian, would havo mur dered the Hare Indian boy merely on ac count of his blood. It was Christmas Bvo of 1 035, when Cadien nud ins companions reached the narty of Hare Indians, consisting nf the husband and wife aforesaid, and about fif teen others of both sexes and various ages. Cadien and his coinnamuns were hospi tably received by the Indians, nnd feasted according to the custom of the country. In the course of the night, Cadien, tolil Lagraisse and Jourdiui, who wore them selves unacquainted with the Ilaro Indian language, that their hosts had il in con lemplati mi (o murder them, and strcuuoo-ly urged the necessity nf saving ihenist'ive hy massacreing tho whole parly. Ligrais sft appeared to enter into his blood'lnrsty views; but Jourdain refused lo imbrue li s hands, more particularly on Christinas tl iy mind the hospitnlttics of tlio Indians. On the mnrning of the 20th Canton renewed his diabolical suggestion; but, finding Jour (lain still unwilling to participate 10 the contemplated atrocity, he pretended to abandon his design. Cadien and his companions then pre pared 0 depart; but. after Ihey had actu ally tackled their dog? to the sleds, Cadien beckoned tu an Indian lo .approach, as if intending give him a httln ammunition. On approaching, the poor fellow held out a piece of c'olh to receive the amunitioti. and was shot down like a tleer by Cadien, who by (bus murdering una victim io culd blood, was able to satisfy himself, that he bad a right to nay thu others in self-do fence. The report of the pistol brought all the Indians out of their tents, and Cadien. nficr pointing out lo Lagraisse and Jourdain that there was no longer any room for hesitation, or choice, commenced the work of indiscriminate slaughter, discharging and reloading his fire arms with demoniac expedition, Lagraisse seconded him with apparent gocd will ; and in a very brief pace ot tunc, they had eleven barmles and unsuspecting fellow creatures strewed uround them on tho Bno,v, in (he agonies of death. What the fire-arms left imperfectly dono, was completed by 1 lie knife the.tuorderers ripped open the bellies of men women, and children. Jniiruain, meanwhile, was keep ing up appeartnees by firing powder alono into a tent, utid immediately ul'ior fell, ns by accident, nml broke the mock ol Ins gun Being sent by Cadien to see that (lie work was effectually done, tin saved (lie life ofan old woman and some boys, by throwing a babuff,,l( robo ovvr the former, and effacioj iho foot-prinlfl of the latter by means of hit own mow rdiocs. Among tho murdered victims wai the liu-hand uf Cadien's paramour; and so fur ns Cudion knew, she was the sole survi vor of the whole band. Tlm party then proceeded to its original destination, Cadien and Lagraisse having the Indian woman in common between them. As one crime naluralty loads to another Cadien, in order to secure tho permanent pofscsion of his prize proposed on the homeward journey to his companions, Ibnt they should murder "Mowat" tho com mander of Fort Normnm, who, ns wo have already mentioned, had once before wres ted tho woman (rum her seducer. This new proposal immediately determined Jour (lain how to act; and accordingly hastened forward anil put Mowat on Ins guard, by timely inforination of the plot. Mowat iui immediately communicated the whole of Juiirdaiu's statement of the massacre and plot lo his superior, Mr. McPherson, a gentleman in chargo of another post, who forthwith sent a party to capture Cadien, and Ligr.ais-e. and ordered (ho ubindon ment nf Fort Noriion thr'.'iigh fear of re taliatory murders on the part oflhe natives. The danger of such 11 result was augmen ted by tho fuel already mentioned, that Cadien had always been considered by tlio Indians us a white man. The posl was occordingly abandoned; the woman, "the direful spring of woe unnumbered," was restored to her rela tives; and nt the opening ofthe, navigation, Cadien, Lagraisse, and Jourdaiu were sent as prisoners to Norway House, situa. tod at llie northern extremely ol Lake Winipeg, but reached that station too late to be forwarded to Canada the same yeor. 1 1 was not before December last, thai the honorable board of the Hudson Bay Company 111 Loudon received intelligence of these atrocities ; and that body, ns in justice, policy nnd humanity bound, submit, ted a statment of the details to his majes ty's attorney general for Lower Canada. The result of this step was an order from ins excellency tho governor in chief to send the prisoners to bo tried in Lower Canada, under the authority of the imperi al statute 43 Geo. 3, ch. I3ti. But before tho prisoners left Norway House, Gov ernor Simpson, immediately on his arrival from Canada in June last, investigated tho whole affair and elicited foregoing details. A definition of tobriely. Yesterday & decently dressed man was charged by a cab driver of cheating him of his fire. Mr Rawlinsou, How did tlm defendant appear when you took hiui up? Cubman. I seed nothing particular the matter with him ; he seemed' "quite com pact." Mr Riwlinson. Quite compact ! What du you mean? Was ho drunk or sober. Cabman. Vy, if I must speak the hon est truth ofthe matter, I should say that ho appeired select. Mr Rawlitioon. Select and compact! Pruv explain, Wns he intoxicated or nol? Cabman, Vy. I'm blest if thai aru't a nuzzling q io-tion. I've had sum.'! cove both drunk and sober in my wchlcic in (he course of my profession, but Fin hlowed if this ere swell at the bar don t whop tin all; for ven I tookt him up hj was compact and right ns n trivil ; bill ven I sot hiui down, lie was blind drunk, bur. vere he found the iquor staggers me ; for we had nono on the road, and I'm sure there was not a drain in the welncle. Quick witted. An Irishman, 6ys the Bdmburgh Couraut, having accidcutly broken a pane of glass in a window of a house in Q,ucen street, attempted, as fast is ho could, to get out of the way, when be was full iwed and seized by the proprie tor, who exclaimed, "you broke my win- low, fellow did you not!" "To be sure I lid," said Pat, "and tlid'ut vou seo me run ning humo for money to pay for it?" Tub Giant. Indiana nnd Kentucky each claim (hu nativity of Porter the giant. Prentice says The first time iho community recollect to have seen tho giant, ho was standing astride the Ohio, with one foot in Indiana and the other in Kentucky. Tho two Slates must not quarrel about him. Thero is ciiuugh of hiui for both." Adsenckof Minii. A man thinking ho was at homo u few evenings since, laid down on the common ahd put his boots oul- ido thegvie to be blacked in the morning. Another person alter getlitt? home onu raiuv tii"ht. put his umbrella 111 bed. and Itnntd up in the corner himself- ZJofo l'osl. A ladv asked a person who applied for iho place of footman in tier family, if ho could whistle. 'Why is (hit necessary." aid tho man. 'Because.' said tbo lady. 'I expect my footman (o whisilo all thu timo ho is in the cellar, lo be certain ho is not drinking while he is there.' A shrewd nutmeg-vendor, rcmarkoblo for taking a hint, being asked why he gavu up visiting a buxom good. looking girl in the neighborhood, replied ho was kicked out of doors the last timo he went to see her, and that hint was enough for him. Conumirum Answeukd Tho Monti cello N. Y. Watchnton. has Iho following: " Why art Printer? bitlt like faith ? Be came they am tbo substance of things ho pod for, and the evidence of I lungs nol seen. How is it,' eaid a hide miss to anniher 'that John's never afeurd ami I am?' Be came he's got a Roman nofe and feelas safe; don't vou remember how wti lead! thai it has' always caid that a jftomcm Jbwu- no dange'f"