Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 3, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 3, 1842 Page 2
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JNEW YOiik KEUALl). 1>w vork, Sunday, April 3, 1S414, '1'hr Jloriiiom- ILtaffrum Joe Smith. We give ia this day's paper, a very curious chapter from the "Hi o'c of Abraham," which we find published in the Inst number of a weekly journal, ailed the "Tunes and Seasons," conducted by JoSmith the great Mormon Prophet, in the city Nauvoo, Hancock county, Illinois. The Prophet says that it was found :n thecaticombs of Egypt, but he is mistaken in this idea.? Tne article was discovered, we presume by Joseph Smith, the grandfaiher, near one of the propylons of Medtnet Abu,'in the "City of the Sun, in L pper Egypt. The same city which Homer says had one hundred gates. Champollion, ^oung, llosseltni, and various other aot:<|'iariuas give notices of the magnificent ruins, in red granite, that are strewn ovsr the banks of the Nile. Be all this as it may, the Prophet of Nauvoo has given the chapter, and it is set down as a revelation among the Mormons. This Joe Smith is undoubtedly.oue of the greatest charactersol the age. lie indicates as much talent, originality, and moral courage as Mahomet, OJin, or any of the grea: spirits that have hitherto produced the revolutions of past ages. In the present infidel, irreligious, material, ideal, geological, animalmagnetic age of the world, some such singular pro phet as Joe b.mth is required to preserve the prin ciple of faith, aud to plant some new germs of civi1 zation that may come to maturity in a thousand years. While modern philosophy, which believes in nothing but what you cun touch, is overspreading the Atlantic States, Joe Smith is creating a spiritual system, combined also with morals and industry, that may change the destiny of the race.? Joe believes himsell divinely inspired and a worker of miracles. He cures the sick of disaases?so it is said:?and although Joe is not aware of the fact, w e have been informed by a medical man that his influence over nervous disorders, arises from a powerful magnetic influence?that Joe is a magnet in a large way, which he calls a power or spirit from heaven. Jn other respects Joe is a mighty man of God?possessing large stores of human naturegreat shrewdness, and as he has taken the management of the Mormon newspaper organ, the "Times and Seasons" into his hand, we look for many revelations, and some curious ones too, pretty soon. We certainly want some auch prophet to start up, take a big hold of the public mind?and stop the torrent of materialism that is hurrying the world into infiedility, immorality, licentiousness, and crime. Professor Lyell, Richard Adams Locke, Dr. Bris Dane, roaster fenmersoo, i'ropnel lirownson, Horace Greely, and all ihe materialists of the age, ought to take a leaf of common sense out of Joe's book. The steam'inr or War Mishocri.?The Taxisg Her to Sea ?y a New Yore Pilot.?On Frirlay last,one of our expert NewYork pilo's, Gregory, of the pilot boat Washington, took the steamship Missouri safely to sea in fine style ? When off the point of the Hook, Captain Newton asked the pilot to point out some place where he could obtain some sand to scrub the decks with. The pilot pointed out a spot; on which the captain had the engines stepped, and sent a boat on shore, to get a boat load of sand. In the meantime the ship remained of! the point of the Hook, and made a circle of a mile, ctine back to the same point, picked up her boat, and went otl on her trip triumphantly. And yet, out of ibis circumstance the Journal of Commerce, and other Wall street pspers, manufactured a most infamous falsehood?stating that the pilot ran the Missouri ashore on the point of the Hook, and that she remained there one hour- This scandalous story is characteristic of the impudence and ignorance with which the Wall street papers make assertions against the New York pilots and those who support them ; and is characteristic of the whole of the impudent, reckless ignorance, and unblushing conduct of the Wall street prees. We advise the pilot, Mr. Gregory, to commence an ac tion against the Wall street papers; for if this is not a case for exemplary damages, then we don't know what is. And now is the time for Congress to attend to this subject; this is a specimen of the way in which the I whole of the slanders agaiast the New York pilots have been get up; and the above is also a sample of what foundation there has been for the whole of them- Congress must do them justice. More Libels.?In the " Commercial'' oflast evening, there is a long, bitter, malevolent article, written by Col. Stone, in u hich he utter* probably a dozen libels against courts, juries, individuals, and every thing. These indictments seem to annoy the Colonel very much?and he i9 evidently afraid of the result. Well?he must lay in thtbed he has made for himself. But it is amusing to hear Stone talk of 41 persecution," and blubber like a school boy?to hear such a man do so, who tor years has been one of a clique that carried persecution against us, merely because wa wera successful in business, to the uttermost end of a bitter and malignant heurt. Will not somebody send Stone a bottle of wine and a b< x of seg.irs, to cheer up his spirits 1 Will bis neighbor, the Prince of Coney Idand, think of this suggestion 1 Spr.ii, the War Steamers.? It has now been ascertained that the Missouri, built in this city, with American inclined engines, is superior in speed to the Mississippi. The two Bteamers started on piiday morning last, the Mississippi about one mile ahead, but by the time they reached Sandy Hook, the Missouri had passed her companion and carrying less steam?the Mississippi thirte*n and the Missouri eleven i^iies So the Missouri is the fastest steam ship. We haverecived a list of the otTieers of the latter, we annexCaptain, John T. Neaton. Comnunder, Alexander S. MacKenrie. Lieutenant!, James H Ward, S B Biaiell. John M Borden, W. D.Rmahaw. Acting Matter, J K, wa W..II a W.lliam V Urlosahoa ?.?ra-r muiiauj- ?. Rodman M. Price. Lieutenant Marines, William L. Shuttie worth. Aaaiatsnt Surgeon. Oscar t. Baxter TamiM Midahiproen, Thomas M Mi* and M C. Terry, Jr. Midahipmea. John B Clitr.R T ll-uihaw. Robert Towmend, A. Dealonde, Joa. L. Pay. W. W. Low, I. R Kinhead, George E Morgan, KJward H. Bcovill. Gunner, Jame-M Cooper Boatawain. Robert Dixon. Sailmaker, Charle* Harvey. Carpenter, Samuel J. Seelev. Captain'! Clerk, G. M Newton. Purser'* Clerk, A C Wakeman. Master* Mate, William 11 Burnt Kngineera, Andrew H lleberd, chief, Hiram Sandford and Jamea Cochrane, 1 at aaaiatanta. Gilbert Sherwood aad John R Matthew *, 3d aaaiatanti, George M. Copcland aud John Gallagher, 3d assistants. The New Theatre-?We understand that the papers are all drawn out, and the preliminaries signed in relation to the new theatre in Broadway, to be built f.?r, and placed under the direction of Mias t ashman Srnixo Drives?Tne spring drives commenced yesterday, by the opening of Striker's l?ay by Colby R ; and a rich treat it was. Corbyn is well known as the gentlemanly and obliging treasurer of the Olympic Theatre, and if the entertainment he gave yesterday is a specimen of his powers to cater for the public this summer, then one of the greatest enjoyments in life will be a drive to Striker's Bay. The Churches?The Poor Sun erehs bt the Late Fire.?Now is the time fomll our churches to take up a collection in behalf of the sufferers by the Ute fire ; the distress ta many instances, has been very great and mostly among the poor and the industrious. Now we shall sea who has any practical piety. New Fire Kvoise roa New York.?A large and powerful fire engine has just been finished in Philadelphia t< r the " Southwark Company of New York It is calculate! for fiity-five men, and cost two thousand dollars ELECTto? is Baltimore ?A special election for Mayor took place in Bait more last Thursday. 8j lomon Hillea, Jr., was e ected. Ik Full Bloom.?The peach traea in Jersey. MutltnJ, Mediations, Sit. Sit. A greet treat is in store for the musical world shortly. SignorL Martini has arrived from Europe; he ) one of the most extraordinary performets oc the acrordian that ever lived, and produces sounds tremthat instrument that equal the fineat strains from harp or piano, iVc. Mr Kyle, lrom Hoeton, the celebrated professor ol ' :lne playing, gives a brilliant concert to-morrow, (Monday evening,) at the Apollo. From the programme it promises to be a rich treat. The two Hrahains, father and son, give another of their ds liglitiul concerts on Wtdnesday evening next at the Society Library. Young Graham has a most brilliant voice. Mise Clarendon, the celebrated and beautiful young actress, commences her course of dramatic readings and imitations of celebrated actor*, at the Society Library, to morrow night. This will be well worth hearing. Latest from Brazil?By an artival at Baltimore, advices from Rio to the 8th of Feb. have been received. They are rather unfavorable to American shipments. Flour is very cheap, and the stock is large. Prices of coffee had fallen. II. B. M. Simp Warspire.?This vessel, with Lord Aihburton on board, must be pretty near this port now, for the packet ship Westminster, which sailed from Portsmouth two days after her, has arrived. Another Mail Steamer Ashore.?The West India mail steamers appear to be very unfortunate. They commenced running in December, and since then the life has been lost?the Clyde driven ashore ?the Tweed forced into port wiih loss of fuel?and now we have to chronicle a disaster to the Med way. We learn by the Pedraza, arrived last night, that she run ashore, about eighteen days ago, on a small island two miles to the windward of Porto Cabello.J and had not been got off when the Pedraza left that port. _ Chatham Theatre.?Thorne soars on from enterprise to enterprise, regardless of expenses, aiming only at amusing that public which so generously supports him- He has now effected an engagement with Jim Crow Rice, who appears on Monday night in two pieces. In addition to which he has brought out a new piece, in the atyle of the Carpenter of Rouen, entitled the Shoe Maker of Toulouse. Scott takes the principal part. Steam Ship Great Western, Hoskins, siiled from Bristol, England, yesterday for this port. Steam Ship Britannia will leave Liverpool next Tuesday for Boston. Albany, I Correspondence of the Herald.] Albany, April 1, 1842. u: II e,_..n,, t ft Ills CIVCJIVHVJ V/U*. kJb f* A"V) " become as renowned for Che exercise of the veto power, as Capting Tyler. His second veto was sent in to the Senate yesterday afternoon, with the Criminal Court repeal bill. It was not wholly unexpected, however, and therefore did net excite much surprise. Judges Noah and Lynch are, therefore, safe far another year, at any rate. We shall have another document of a similar character from him, in a da] or tws, in ,the matter of the bill pro* vidingfor the Pub)iC|Printiug. Mr. O'Si'llivan's bill for.the abolition of Capit 1 Punishment,'was rejectsd in the House yesterday. Mr. O'S. moved a reconsideration tf the vote, but Mr. Hoffinan moved that the question of reconsideration lie on the table, which was agreed to. Although Mr. O'Sullivan's long speeches on the subject had completely wearied the patisnee of the house, and prubablyjtended as much as any | thing else to defeat the .measure, I cannot but think that tha" Admiral" departed from his nsual courtesy, in his treatment of Mr- O'S. on this occasion. He might, at least, have allowed the question on reconsidering to be taken. The State Prison bill, had its third reading, and after some debate was passed. It^ will most undoubtedly receive the .sanction of the Senate and become a law. In the'Assembly to-day, a large number of reports from standing and select.eeniraiitecs were re eeived. Mr- Lott called up the question on agreeing with the report of the Select committee in relation to the support of foreign poor in the county of Kings. Mr. Tow.nsexd had no objection to the Lill re* ported by the committee, if it provided that foreign iiaupers who lauded in any port in the county of tings, and came upon the city of New York for support, &.C. He thought the 'principle shot-Id be inade universal. Mr. Lott remarked, after alluding to the former laws on the subject of foreign poor, that in the poor house of lh- county of Kings,there were 7<KJ foreign paupers, of which number 1( 8 had been commuted for, and the monty paid to tbu city of New York. This money was levied for the suppoit of foreign poor, and all the county of Kings asked was the right to notify the city of New \ork of this fact, and to icquire them to support these paupers, who were thus commuted lor and bonded for. He hoped, therefore, the report of the committee would be agreid to. Mr- D. R Jones thought if this bill pa??ed, that a provision should be added providing fer the levying ol more taxes. The tax bill had already been passed, and there was no funds in the treasury ef the city to, meet the additional expense that would fall upon the city by th- passage of (his bill. Mr J. offered an amendment to that effect. Mr. ?coTr repiieu.and the question was taken first on the questiua of recommitting the bill with instructions so to amend, and lost; then on amending the repo.t, lost also. The house then agreed with the report of thee mmittce. The House then took up the bill for the improvement of the Militia System. Mr. Ohiffi.v took the floor in favor of the bill In explanation of the bill, he remarked that it propos-'d to reduce the term of service requirtd of uniform companies from fifteen to twelve years Congress has passed laws for arming the militia, and h is appropriated money for that object. The arms were to be distributed amonf the militia, and not shut up in the arsenate Tbif ? what this law proposed to carry intocflect. This bill requires a inau to do two days service in each year, and ihen exempts him from one day's highway labor,leaving onlv one day lost in military duty. Mr. G alluded to the Albany Hurgesses Corps, as an example to what perfection the volunteer corps had arrived in their drill, and argued from that the advantage to be derived from encouraging and festering the nulitia Mr. Dxvesvc advocated the bill. Ho ctmplimi nted and eulogized the services and value of the militia lie was in favor of encouraging the formation if volunteer corps. There vrr plenty of young men, who wouhj.alwa) s be found ready to join these iorps?encourage this propensity.? This hill provides for the equipment and orgiiuz?,.r ? r??. ..r -m i.ji _J_ * ??_ * ? i.j hum im >? vw ui ucu. mr* if. |irucccucu in kit eulogy <>l the militia and argued in lavor of the adoption of the bill, but opposed the pending amendment that each soldier and ollicer sh >uld receive three dollar* per diem. Mr. Da vi? opposed the amendment He knew that the rich escaped the burthen of the militia duly. It wat borne by the poor Twenty five yeart experience haJ shown linn tlii*. It was always the counter jumper, and the like, who were found skulking from its performance, and sneering at the "barefoot*," "tloodword," &.C., a* they sneeringly termed them Willingly then would he go for (laying the milica, If the ?tate was in a cen oition to do it It would involve an expenditure of at least $140,000 per annum, and how could it be raisejl Would the gentleman who proposed this amendment (Mr Simmons) have the state officers ste 11 the monrv. Mr. S mmoxs ? Levy a tax. Air. It vaea was in favor of the law of 1SI0. The debate was coutmued at length, when the.question was taken, on the final passage of the hill, and it passed Daring the debate, the house was convulsed With laughter by an incidental occurrence, at Mr. 11 would say. Mr. (.'uracil, of Orleans, was, in the course of his remarks, somewhat severe in his allntions to the rutll? shirt gentry, and federalism. When be sat down, it appeirs thai his earnest motion* dur ing h;s speech had worked bia own ruffle* out, and discovered him to be the only ruffle shirted man in the llnu-e. Upen discovering it, they were speedily replaced, and the gentleman overwhelmed with confution. Mr Simmoiv* alluded to the circumttanee, and the Houte were completely overcome with the ludicroutneis of the incident, and throwing dignity n*ide for the nonce, abandoned thrmaelve* to the cachiaarory motion, from which they did not recover until repeatedly called to order by the^pesk er. The Senate baa been occupied during the day mainly in the di*cue*ion ef General Root r rctolitione in relation to Mr. Gidding*. C-' T< Uicucaa. [jr.-nm Joe Smith's Ti A FAC-SIMILE FROM Til //m ? ^J=)i fOL ^\\\\\^\\\^jvvvvv \w\\ ffiiT1! fiininiffl EXPLANATION OP 'I Flo. 1. The Angel cf the Lord. 2 Aorahuin tautened upon tn Altar. 3. The MoUtrouv Prirat ol Klkenah attempting to 4. The Altar for (acrifice. by the Molutraui Trieat mark rah, Korath.and Pnarauh. A. Tht IJolatioui G od of Elkemth. 6 The " " Lihuah. 7. The " " Mahmackrah. 8. The " " Korath. 9. The " ' Pharaoh. 10. Abraham in Egypt. 11. D.aigutd to repreaant the pillar* of Ileavrn. aa 17. Haukeey ang, aignify ing expanse. or the tirmam sulject, the Egyptians meant it to alguify Shaumuu, to b* 1 Shanmahyeem. A TaAJifiLATioia a Of come ancient Records that have fallen into our lj hunda. from ihe Citecornhs ol Egyp', purporting ' to be the writings of Abraham, while ne was in '! Egypt, called the Book t r Aiiraiiam, written by Jj his own hand, upt n papyrus. The Roo* or Adkaham. ? In the land of the Chaldeans, at the residence t' 'I my father, I, Abraham, saw that it was needful for if me to obtain another place ol residence, and finding thete was greater happiness and peace and rest fot me, I sought for the blessings of the fathers and thr right whereunto 1 should be ordain-d to admini.-ter it the same; having been myself a follower of ri^hi- c eousnese, desiring eNo to < who posse Mod w great knowledge, and to b greater follower ol w righteousness, and to posse greater knowledge, h ana it> oe a lutner ol main nations, a prince 01 i u peace ; and desiring to receive in-tructions, uid ' keepihe commandments of God, 1 became a right ful heir, a high priest, holding the right belonging ' the fathers, it was conferred upon me from the 1 theis; it came down from the fathers, from the be ginning of time, yea, even from the beginning, 01 u before the foundations of the earth, to the present m time, even the right of the first born, on the fi st w man, who is Adam, or first father, through the fa- ai there, unto me. II 2. 1 sought for mine appointment unto the Priesthood according to the appointment of God unto the pi fathers, concerning the seed. My fathers having in turned from their righteousness, and from the holv tl, commandments which the Lord their God had H given upon them unto the worshipping of the Gods ni of ihe heathen, utterly refused to hearken to my s? vo ce ; for their hearts were set to Jo evil, and were th wholly turned to the God of Klkenah, and the God G of Libnah.and the God cf Mahmackrah, Hnd the I God of lvorash, and the God of Pharaoh, King of vc KgypJ ; therefore they turned their hearts to the ri sacrifice of the heathen in ottering up their children h< unto their dumb idols, and hearkened not unto my sti voics but endeavored to take away my life by the th hand of ihe priest of Llkenah ; the priest of Like- ah nah was also the of Pharaoh. ni 3 Now, at this time it was tie custom oi the m priest of Pharaoh, the Kiug of Egypt to offer up upon the altar which wai built in the land ot Glial- l': dea, for the i ff ring unto these strange Gods, both men, women and children. And it come to pa>s Jj1 that the priest made an offering unto the Godot Pharaoh, and also unto the God of Shagreel, even ? alter the m inner of the Egyptians Now the God 'r of Shagreel was the Sun Even the thank offering '? of a child did the priest of Pharaoh offer upon the hi altar, which stood hy the hill called Potiphar's f? H ll, at the head of the plain of Ohshem. Now, ct this priest had offered upon this altar three virgins at to one time, who were the daughters of OnitaTi, oue "I of the lioyal descent, directly from the twins of th Ham- These virgins were offered up because of of their virtue ; they would not bow down to worship Gods of wood or ot stone, therefore they were srJ killed upon this altar, and it was di#e af er the man- 1 ner of the Egyp'ians. to 4. And it come to pass that the priests laid vio- ar lence upon me, th*t ihcy might slay me, also, as 1' they did those virgins,upon this afar; and that you 'el might have a knowledge of this altar, 1 will refer you to the representation at the commencement of E' ibis record. It was made after the form of a bedstead, suc h as was had among the Chaldeans, and it ^ stood before the gods of Eikenah, Libnah, Mali- CI mackrah, Korash.and also a God like unto that of 8'J Pharaoh King of Egypt. That you may have an *' understanding of these Gods, I have given you the lw fashion of them in the figures, at the beginning, ca which manner of the figures is called by the Chal- ve deans Kahteenos, w hich signifies Hyeroglyphics. 5. And as iliey lifted up their hands upon me, '' that they tn'ght offer me up and tHke away my life, behold I lifted up my voice unto the Lord my God ; and the Lord hearkened and heatd, and he filled l,r ine with a vision of the Almighty, and ihe angel of m his presence stood by me, and immediately unloosed my, bands, and his voice was unto ine, Abram! ua Abram! behold, my name is Jehovah, and 1 have P'1 heard thee, nnd have come down to deliver thee, be and to take thee away from thy father's house, and su from all thy kin-folks, into a stiange land, which . thou knowest not of, and this because they haie 1,1 turned their hearts away from nte, to worship iiir God of E kenah, ?ltd the God of Lihnah^ jan(j ,pe God of Mahmackruh, ftmi the God ofshorasli, and the Gud of Pharaoh King of Egypt; therefore I have come down to visit tlient, and to destroy liiin who hath lifted up his hand against thee, Abram, ?, tny son, to lake away thy life. Behold 1 will lead thee by my hand, and I will take tliee, to put upon tliee my name, even the priesthood o| thy father; J* and my power shall he over tliee ; as it was with j Noah so shall it he with thee;that through thy mir.- Jc istry my name shall be known in the earth forever, *n for I am thv G,,d. PJ (>. Behold, Potipher'a Hill was in the land of Ur, 5 of Clialden ; and the Lord broke down the altar of I * ' Llkenah, and of the Gods of the land, and utt< rly I eestroyrd them,and smote the priest that he died; j SJ! and there wes great mourning in Chaldea, and a'so .. in the court of Pharaoh, which Ph-raoh lignifies King by royal blood. Now thin King of Egypt was ?! a descendant from the loins of Ham, and was a par taker of the blood of the Canaaniteg, by birth.? From this descent sprang all the Egyptians, nnd thus the blood ot theCanuanites was preserved in I the land. 7. The land of Egypt being first discovered by a 1 woman who was the daughter of Ham, and the j \\ daughter of Egyptus, which,in the Chaldea,signifies : th Ecypt, whic h signifies, ihat which is forbidden ? I w When this woman discovered the land it was ttn- ! r. At*r unii r ullB nftprivnrrlu f'lorl "" ?? ?- ' And lhu?, Irom Ham, sprang that race which prrstived th- curse in the landi Now the first government ol E;ypt was established by Pharaih, ihe eld t s' eon of Eajptu?,th?* daughter of Ham, nud it wi? afier the maimer <>l the government ol Ham, w hich was Patriarchal. Pharaoh, being a righteous rnan.ea- Jo tahliahed hi^ kingdom and judged his people wisely #l' and jus'ly all his d*ya, s-rking earnestly i J imitate ? that order established by the lathers in the first gene- " rations, in the days of the first Patriarchal reign, Jj' even in the reiga| ct" Adam, and also Noah, his th fathe r, who blessed him with the blessings ol the l" earth, and withtne blessings of wisdom, but cursed htm appertaining to the Priesthood. J" 8. Now Pharaoh being of that lineage, by which A he could not have the right of Priesthood, notwith *r standing the Pharaoh's would fain claim it fioni JVJ" Noah, through llam, therefore my father was led J, away by their idolatry ; but 1 shall endeavor here* ^ after to delineate the chronology, running hack from " , myself to the beginning of the creation, lor there cords have come lute my hands, which 1 hold unto [f1 this present time. 9. Now, after the priest of Klkenah was simfirn, J . that he died, there came a fulfilmeat of those things ln which were said unto me concerning the land of Chaldea, that there should be a famine in the land Accordingly a famine prevailed throughout all the ac land of Chaldea, and my father waa aorely torment- on d tv rsr?e| of the famine, and he repented of the ?*< evil which he had determined against me, to take wi mil ind Sesioni.) E BOOK OF ABRAHAM. "3S^ST7.o^ mm Tzzzzzzzzztnzm v\v www w v v\a\\\\\wc ^S/SY/Ssy/A* s Zr^A niinniiiiwl :he above cut. > oll'-r up Abraham at a critics. ?, atamliiig before the Goda of Klkenab, Libnab. Mab. understood by the Kgrp'.ianf. i'ot, aver our head* ; hut in thia caae, in relation to thii . ligb, or the heaven* : anawering to the Hebrew word, wav my life. But the records of the fathers, even ' ie Patriarchs, concerning the right of Priesthood, * re Lord my God preserved in mine own hands, lerrt'ore a knowledge of the beginning of thecrea- ' on, and also of the planets, and of the stars, as 1 rey were made known unto ihe fathers, have I ept even unto this dav, and I shall endeavor to 1 trite Eotne of se things upon this record, for re ber.tfit ?i~ my posterity that shall come alter te 1" \ v the Lord 1 rod cause*! the famine to wax I of Ur. insomuch that llaran. mv . n r di- at Tefah, my father, yet lived i the land l*r, rt the Chaldee's And it t aine to pas* that I, Ahrulium, lock Sar&i to 1 'ife, and Nelior, my brother, took Milcah to wife, 'ho were the daughters of Haran. Now the Lord ad said unto me, Abram, get thee out of thycoun- t iid from thy kmdred, and from thy father's t unto a land that I will phew thee. There- d t t!i land of Ur, of the Chaldees, to go c land i Canaan; and I took Lot,my brother's i> fe, and Sarai, my wife, and also my a iter me, unto the land which we r an. And the famine abated ; and c ly . ued in Iiaran and dwelt there, as there c ere many Hocks in Haran ; and my father turned a ?atn unto his idolatty, therefore he continued in * iran- r 11. But I, Abram, and Lot, my brother's son, t ayed uuto the Lord, and the Lord appeared unto ti le, and said unto me, arise, and take Lot with <5 tee, fori hive purposed to take thee away out of o aran, and to make of thee a minister, to bear my C lme in a strange land which 1 will give unto thy t< ed after thee for an everlasting possession, when ley barken to my voice, for 1 am the Lord thy e od; I dwell in Heaven, the tarth is my footstool; d stretch my hand over the sea. and it obeys my >' lice ; I cause the wind and the tire to be my cha- ol ot; 1 say to the mountains depart hence, and tie- t> >ld they are taken away by a whirlwind, in an ia- c< ant, suddenly. My name is Jehovah, and 1 know d e end from* the beginning, therefore, my hand tl tail be overtime, and 1 wi'l make of thee a great itien, and I will bless thee above measure, and S ake thy name great among all nations, and thou lalt be a blessing unto thy seed after thee, that in leir hands they shall bear this ministry and priestood unto all nations ; and 1 will blew them through ^ ly name ; for as many as receive this gospel shall ' r called after thy name, and shall be accounted thy ed, and shall rise up and bless thee, as unto their ' ther.aud I will bless them that bless thee,and curse T lem that curse thee.and in thee,(that t by Priestiod,) and in thy seed, (that is, thy Priesthood:) r' r I give unto thee a promise that this right shall * intinue ia thee, and in thy seed after thee (that is say, the literal seed, or the seed of the bodvA shall I the families of the earth be blessed, even with e bless'tnts of the gospel, which are the blessings salvation, even of life eternal. 12. Now, alter the Lord had withdrawn from P' eaking to me, and whhdrawn Irs face from me, I c' if in mine heart, thy servant hassought thee earn tly, now I have found thee Tlsou didst send thine ti!*l to deliver me from the Gods of Kkenab.and ?' will do well to hearken unto thy voice, therefore t thy servant rise up and depart in peace. So I. brain, departed as the Lord hud said unto me, ana Dt with me; and l.Abram, was sixty and two years ' d when I departed out of ll.tran And I took _! nai, w hom I took to wife when I was in Ur, in ? laldea, and Lot, my brother's son, and all our ai bstance that we hail gathered, and the souls that ' e had w on in llaran, and cams forth in the way ? th* land of Canaan, and dwelt in tents, as we 11 me on our way : theref.ire, eternity was our co- 01 ring, and our rock, and our salvation, as we jour- "j yed from Haran by the way of Jershon, to coine ? the land oi Canaan- |j 13. Now I, Abram, bui't an altar in the land of | rshon, and made an offering unto the Lord, and f ayed that the famine might be turned away frout p y lather's house, that they might not perish; and _ en we passed from Jershon through the land, ? ito the place of Sechem. It was situated in the ^ ainsof Mnreh, and we had already came into the jj irders of the land of the Canaanttes, and I offered entice there in the plains of Moreh, and called on e Lord devoutly beeau-e we had already come to the land of this idolatrous nation United States District Court. it Before Judge Betts. sj Aran-'2?Several cases in bankruptcy passed ^ u*cree. ? uojeci on? were < nerca 10 mote 01 ' Btnezer Jetsup, Jr.; Eugene M'Carty, and Gtiffia r rundage. Th. petition of Mose* E Arment wai 11 ithdraivn. The pioneer case of Calender Frise was further argued hy Messrs. Stuart and * >a'hi>nssen. Relative to the household furniture d other proferty of a petitioner, the court ob- * rred that the local courts were as much governed ? ' the bankrupt law as the United States Courts, d the nroper mode for counsel to pursue woud J' i to make appliration to a court from which pro- P : s had been itsued for a .-tay of proceedings * his court considers it wonld be indelicate to issue , i mandamus in relation to the acts of local courts, , have the officers of such feci they are opposing ^ s court in serving process. *' c Clrenlt Court ef the United States. 1, Ap*il2?This court opens to-morrow tor the pril Term Mr. Marburg, the Lte excellent as- ]" itunt District Attoimy, has resigned, and Mr. i' atsou, a gentleman well spoken of, appointed to T e situation The calendar is large, and the tsrm ill probably occupy six weeks The great de- *i tilting cases will come on this term, and are set 11 iwn lor an early day. 0 Court of Common Pleas. c Refore Judge* 1'liho. ffer, In^raham and Inglis. f( Apkii. 2 ?Decisions ?Klita CM Brmrrr vs. " ihn Brnd'hatr.?The plain iff had hired to defendit the Celebratt d picture, left by her late husband, ^ Chr st Healing the Sick Writings were drawn ? by which she was to gel ?50 a year ren', and if u e picture, at the end of the year, was injured, ? e defendant was to p<y $11,0, and keep the pie- j, re. He did not return it, and suit was brought j r the value, which was placed at $1,100. 1 he ^ ry gave a verdict in favor of plaintiff* fur $487 ^ motion was made to set aside the verdiet on the Sl ound that only $1(10 was to be piid. This was posed by counsel for plaintiff* on the ground that j e $ It) J was intended as penalty over and above ^ e value. The court decided that there was an ^ vious discrepancy in the papers, one agreeing lo ^ kc $100 lor an article that was worth $fi0 a year nt-bc.ides the defendant did not offer to nay J e $100, nor was the pieture injured at i he end of ? eyear Verdiet e< a firmed, and naotiou for new n I denied, with costs. ? Chat let lluntoon r? Ltanitl T Cox, and John P lUrr and Samuel Pier ton vs.fAr town.?This was an tion relative to eeme property at Philadelphia, ? which a aoa-sait had hooo entered but a motion J. ide to set the noa su.t aside. Non-anit confirmed, g th costs. S City Intelligence. Police.?Three notorious rogues, named Pete Clark, William Forres'.er and Joseph Riley ahai " Dutchy," were caught yesterday by the Police aud committed to prison for robbing the premises o Asa G Culler, on the 31-t ult , sf S"?1' i? ?pfcie nc a piece of Caseimere. They effected an entrance into the building by breaking a rear window. A portion of the money was changed into gold and the thieves made a deposit of it with Mr. Hincken, al the corner of Orange aud Leonard streets Or hearing of the robbery he immediately gave notice to the Police thai a portion of the inoaey was in hit possession. Riley was heard to say that Mr. Cut. ler's store would be robbed, several daya previous to the time the burglary was committed. Death from Lxroauiic ?On Tnursday afternoon a woman, named Margaret O'Donnell, jumped overboard from the foot of Franklin atreet, Noith River, with the intent to drown heraep', but waa saved by some of the bystanders. She wa? rnnv?.H n. ?? t?mbs, where she died yesterday morning'aboui.four o'clock,from coojeatiou of brain. Small Potato Thikvks.?Edward Vaughaa was caught with a log of mahogany in his possession, valued at live dollars, which he had stolen from John Copcutt of Washington street, on Friday. William Johnson, a boy. stole fifty pounds of sheet lead from William Welsh, No 29 Allen street. Sim Williams, alias Anthony Green, a black rogue, stole worth of clothing from Mr. Dertench Steel, No KM) West Broadway, and a glass decanter of cherry brandy, from Claus Clausan, corner of Anthony and Chap,tie streets, for which he was sent below. A Fouxdlino male child about six weeks old, was discovered in the Third avenue corner of Thirteenth street on Friday night, and sent to the Alms House. Owners are wanted at the upper police for two barrels of mackerel and a barrel of herring. One of the mackerel barrels is marked with the figures 200, and also with the letter P, written on it in red chalk. The other one is marked P. Dougherty, Itondout, and the herring barrel is marked "G. G.," and was inspected at Zubec, Maine. The owner can obtain them by appl>ing at the upper police ollice. Important Military Intelligence General Ounr.ri, No 19. Adjotam General's Office,) Washington, March 20, 1S|2 y The sixth regiment of Infantry, now at Jefferson Barracks, will proceed without delay, by the most expeditions route, to Fort Towson. 1- ire companies >f the first Dragoons will be detached from Fort Leavenworth, with orders to proceed, without loss >f time, to Fort Gibsou. The Colonel and Lieatenan# P.nlnneI *nw?*1.- ?? *- ?, wwiiaauuah^ iuc i cgllUCBlf, will tcport ;o Brigadier General Taylor, commanding the seEond military department. The company of the firit regiment of Infantry, tow at Jefferson Barracks, will take poit at Fori Leaven worth The otlicera in command are charged with the >rompt execation of this order. By order: 11. Jones, Adjutant General. Genebal Orders, No 19 Adjutant General's Orricc, > Washington, March 29, 1842. \ The following order, received from the Secreary of War, is published for the government of he Army: War Department, March 28, 1842. I. As a portion of the country along the western >orders of Arkansas and Louisiana, may become the heatte of active military operations, and as it is lesirable on many accounts, that direct eommunialion should be had with the seat ef Government n relation to those operations, in the same manner s with the peninsula of Florida, the President diects that Brigadier General Taylor, now having harge of Military Department No. 2, assume the ommand of all the troops that now are, or herefter may be ordered to that department, and that he dopt all proper measures to pteserve the neutral elations or the United States, and to Afford protection and security to the frontier. He will maintin a direct correspondence with General Head tuartersat Washington, whence he will receive his rders, and where only he will be responsible, topics of bis reports will, as usual, be transmitted j the Head Quarters of the Western Division. II. The President directs that hereafter all ofliers of every branch of the service, assigned to uty in the Second Military Department, shall only e relieved, or be transferred through the orders F the General or other officer commanding the oops in that Department; and when it may be neessary to withdraw any officer of ihe staff from uty there, the requisite instructions will be given trough the Adjutant General's office. Ill Officers of the General Staff, serving in the eepnd Military Department, will report to, and re Eire in-iruciiu.n iron, me ottieer assigned to the Dmmand of lhat Department IV. Tha relation* existing between the citr of lew Orleani and the Western Geographical Diviion, in connection with the exposure of toat oily > attacks from abroad, render it proper to place it i charge of the General commanding that Dirision. he President, therefore, di-ects that so much of le State of Louisiana as lies east of the Mississippi rer, shall in future be incorporated with, and form part of the Western Dirision. J. C. Spencer. By order: R. Jones, Adjutant General Ntwi from Jamaica - Kingston, Jamaica, pairs to the 3i ult , have been received at Apala licola. We make the following extracts from ic Despatch Gen. Ilerran, attended by his suit -, only arrived i Sunday the 20tb nut,at Barrasquiila- Ilere he id an interview wiih Carmona?the latter had nt his gun boats to the Ineaga, to which place he Bowed immediately alter the interview, as it was lid, for the purpose of inducing the people of leago to lay down their arms. Herran visited the onius on Tuesday, and was received by that ship, id all the merchant vessels present, with due boors. Herran rays he intends to open the port of svamlla aud went ea shore from the Comas for te purpose of Axing upon a better Nite, than ?he ne on which the pi esent village stands. He reimed to Baranautlla on the same eveniag. On Wednesday 800 Government troops marched into aranquilla; the Comus received despatches on le same evening hy overland, from the Hornet, tying at Santa Mai tha-the Victor was there also, 'he people at that place are atill holding nut for Vderalism, and ,are very violent in their lauuage. Labour in Hayti is dirt cheap, and can be ohlined at the rate of 64 per diem, at least so it has een recently represeatcd. If such be the case, it rould be no bad spec to invite hither a few thouind of Ilaytian laborer*. lis Common Council?The subject of poor iatligranis was brought up by Mr Nethersofe. May poor families, he siid, were going about our trcets begging. He hoped ihst it there was one park of humanity lett in our city, something would e done for them?that either they might be proidt-d for or sent b ink He hoped the Lord would ave meicy'on those who have b-en instrumental > de uuing those poor wrotches and them ? our island. He wished to call attentioa to the ubject. 1 here ie little to glean from our Trinidad papers nd a dearth of news seems to be experienced on ii nanus 1 no mosi iinpn i ni item in me pipers efore lit hat reference to the all engrossing tubset of immigration from Si-rr* Leone, from which laee a vttsrl had returned without a tingle pasenger It appears by an agricultural report, that the laorera hare generally worked at usual, excepting uriag the Chriitroe* we- b, which wat devoted o holiday making. The rate of wages establithd in N'oremb-r, of fifty cents per day and thirty nti per tatk, has been generally agreed te by the ibortrt. Wc learn that Her Majesty's ?eh?oner Hornet, rhich arrived yesterday at Port Royal, is to sail mnedtattly in tcarch of the musing tteamer we?d. The papers contain little besides of interett, nd arc occupied by local maitert and discussions pon the tubject ol the immigration of laborers.? in thia tubject the Standard hat the following : " If, for instance, ii it f- und that with all our en ouragement to the old populaiion, and all our ef>rts in acquiring a new c'ait ol laborer*, our landt re at ill only half cul ivaled, and our ttaples connue equaly deficientwitli every prospects ofthings etting rapidly wort- inr-teod o' better, wbut man rill venture to deny the absolute necessity of im ligration, atlheonly m-an* by which it it potti|e to avoid the danger* which betet ut on every ida* Trne, dim (lection followed ?>y wandering abitt, and their fatal c >iiaeq>cneei?ditsa^e and eath have unfortunately thrown a gloom over <me portion* of the Kuropean scheme, which a* too rapidly been seized hold of, and mitrepreentrd as extending lathe whole. By a more slrinent examination, however, ol the several parties etirout of availing themselves of the advantage* eld out, and a more protective system after they ave arrived among ut, we have no f?*rofthi* ranch of the k? er?l schema affording its full eota of support. With respect to American eiwiration, all that ia required on that head, it Ike ecettary energy to secure the services of the lany thou.-and* who are anxiously wailing the leans of conveyance to our shore*." Fan is Halifax.?Wa have received Halifax pncrv to Batarday last. The ssssien of the Provm* ial Parliament was closed on Saturday the 15th venal vattela had tailed from Halifax fer the outh American States, haded with ice. , P O S TST R I P T. ' tyy For our iuuai Southern Correspondence, fre., j. by ikii morning's Mail, tee fourth page. ' N.\Tal ?The W??t India squadron, consisting of the Macedonian, Levant and Warren, railed from Pentacola on the 17th instant, on a cruise. The Macedonian would hare aailed earlier, but was detained to procure a new lore-yard, the old one beinsc unsafe i The U. S sloop ol war Falmouth, Commander VlTntosh, on a ctuise, was spoken about 23d u!t. ia , Ut. 32 10, Ion 79 3(). Gen. Wioor Thompson, our newly appointed* Minister to Mexieo, was in Mobile at the last accounts, on his way to the Mexican capital, by way of VeraCruz. Constitution or Rh' De Island.?In the Rhode Island Legislature, on Wednt sday.the two Houses joined for the purpo-e of receiving the report on the votes of the people on the question of ratifying the constitntion. They reported that the whole number of rot?s given was lti 702; to reject, 8 699; to approve, 8,015; majority against. 6Tt> Court Calemlar?Holiday. Si'periok ooua-r.?The April terra commence* today. i No*. 1,9,8,6 ta It, inclusive. ' Court or Common Pleis ?Part 1, ?t 10 o'clock.?No*. 63, 81, 17, 47,337. 88. 9, 35. 419, 85, 87, 91, 23, 38. 66. 59, 74. Part 0, at 4 o'clock.?No* 136 18, 132, 138, 189,12, 14, 34. 48,38, 88, 74,83, 113,194. Cibcoit Court?The Staten Iiland ca*e (till on, before Judge Ruggle*. Bankrupt Lilat. SOUTHERN DISTRICT Of NEW YORK. Oeorge Dickey, merchant, New York, to be declared bankrupt July 3 Timothy W Bunker, Hudson, May 3 F Van Seclen, tin worker, do 2 Edward Kellog, farmer. Canaan, 2 Oeo W Chapman, merchant, Brooklyn, Jane 2 John Van Emburgh, carman, New York, May 2 John S. Taylor, book agent, do 2 Cha* 11 Collin*,tin worker, Hudson, 2 Eudolpbui Van Deuien, farmer, Wheat. 2 Mortimer Lent, New York, 14 Henry Preicott Hoyt, broker, do 2 James N Gilford, (of the firm of Oitford k Gourlay,) do 2 R Uourlav, do do 2 GeoigeK Darling, broker, (of the firm of O F k J L Darling,) New York, July * THE NEW YORK LANCET. EDITED BY JAMES ALEXANDER HOUSTON,M. CONTENTS OF NO. XIV. I. ICTUSESDr. Hill'* Lectures on the Physiology, and Disease* and Derangemets af the Nervous System, No. II. The Physiology of the Nervous System.?[Continued.] jet Trofessor Mott's Lectures on Surgery,No XIV. Malignant Sarcoma of the Posterior Nares and Fauces.?[Continued.] 310 Enlargement of the Tonsils 31) A Course of Lectures on Diseases of the Chest, Percussion. and Auscultation. By John A. Swett, M. D. Lecture 1.?General Anstomy of the Heart?Its position, and manner in which it is kept in situ ?Proper mode of making post mortem examinations?Weight and Measurement of the Heart 212 | bev1lwa. On Regimen and Longevity; Comprising Materia Alinieutaria,National Dietetic Usages, and the Influence of Civiliiation on Health and the Duration ofLife. By John Bell. M.D 218 The Naturalist's Library; containing Scientific and Popular Descriptions of Man, Quadrupeds, Birdr, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects. Edited by A. A. Gould, A.NT 218 Hydratics: or Manual of the Water Cure. Compiled and translated from the Writings of Mande, Herschell, Ice., by Francis Gra-ter 218 Strictures on the Report of the Physicians in attendance in the case of the late W. H. Harrison, President of the United States. By J. A. Gallup, of Woodstock 318 Clinical Lectures. By Robert J. Graves, M D., M R. l.A. Professor of the Institutes of Medicine in the School of Physic, Trinity College, Dublin, Ac.... 818 Extracts from a Lecture on Insanity. By C.B.Coventry, M.D 217 Annual Announcement of the Medical Department of Transylvania University. For the Session 1841*2 317 EDITOBUL DErAETMENT. New York Deaf and Dumb Inititution 217 Surgical Clinique of the S'.uyveaant Institute Scnool 218 scBico-CHiai'anicAi. aaroBTEa. Crosby street Clinique 318 Stuyvessnt Institute Clinique 219 Successful EEtirpation of a Tumor from the Submaxillary Region. By Dr. Robt. Nelson, of New York 219 Hepatic Congeation?Diagnosis?Treatment. Frem Dr. C. J. B. Williams' Clinical Lectures MO Remarks on the Uteriue Supporter. By William Harris, M.D , of Philadelphia 220 On the adrantageaof Keeping the Umbilical Cord whole for aome short time after Birth. By M. Baudelocque 221 Pseudo-Strangulations of Hernia. By M. Malaigne 221 Action of Hydrocyanic Acid, Ac. on the Eye. By A. * Turnbnll, M.D 221 The use of the Actual Cautery iu Procidentia Uteri. By J Adair Lawrie, M.D., Surgeon,Glasgow Roy- I al Infirmary 232 ITEM* amd i.VTELLIOEMCE. O.i the Injuries to Health occaaiontd by Breathing Impure Air in Close Apartment*. By Di. Elmore 223 Resolution passed by the ComitU Minora ofth# Medical Society o( the City and County of New York 224 Singular Case of Abortion 224 Royal College of Surgeons in London '224 Microscopic Observation* 224 Weekly Report of Interments 224 Nsw Yobs : Printed and Published for the Proprietors, at the Lancet Office, No. 21 Ann Street,by JAMES OOORDN BENNETT. To all who have the Care of Chlldreo, and who take Care of Theiuaelsree. fftT- OLDRIDGK'8 BALM OF COLUMBIA FOR Tin- hair _t.. ~~.ii:- '-? .? |<V???I?W lie (& 1UIIUWS 1st For infants, keeping ihc bend free fiom icurf, and causing a luxurious gro? th or hair. 2d. For ladies after childbirth, restoring the akin to it! usual strength and fiimnoaa, and preventing the falling out of the hair. 31. For any person recovering from any debility, the same effect is produced. 4th. If used in infancy till a good growth is started, it may be preserved by attention to the latest period of life. 6ih. It frees the hejd from dandruff, strengthen* the roots, imparts health and vigor to the circulation, and prevents the hair from changing color or retting grey. 6th. It causes the hair to curl beautifully when done up in it over night. 00- No Ladies' toilet should ever be made without it. 7th. Children who h>ve by any means contracted vermin in the head, are immediately and perfectly cured" of them by its use. It is infallible. F'actf vs. Fnru y?The following are persons of the highest respectability, whose assertion offsets will be believed before all the raticy theories ef quackery The late Mayor ol Philadelphia. The late British Consul of Philadelphia. Mr. Henshaw, merchant, Boston. William Thatcher, senior, Methodist Minister in St. George charge. No 86 North Fifth street, Philadelphia. John P. Inglia, 331 Arch street. Philadelphia. John D. Thomas, M D , 1&3 Rarest, do. John 9 Furcy, 1PI Spruce ?t, do. Hugh McCurdy.343 South 7,h John Yard.Jr., 123 Arch at. do. A Rindge, Esq., 19 Coenties Slip, N.Y. Col. Beaver, Tost Master at Batavia, N Y. Dr. Bingham, of Bethany, N Y. J. P. Bchmidhng, 47 Attorney at, N.Y. Daoiel O'Brien, Philadelphia. Joseph Coggina, Philadt Ipbla. Mr. Young, merchant, Saratoga. Mr Cloy,druggist, N Y. Benjamin Harrison, Fayette co, Kentucky. Darius ScoAeld, Stamford, Conn. M. L. Conover, SI9 Pearl it. Editor Boiton Chronicle. Etch of these, tud hundrtdi of others, know, and most of these hare certified, of cases where the true Balm ef Columbia has re produced the hnmen heir on persons bald, and thousands w ell know that it will keep the head free from dandruff and scurf, and prevent the liair from falling out. After this simple statement of facts, (the full proofs of which may be seen at 71 Maiden Lane, where only the true Bilsi may be found,) we beg to ask who will not prefer its use to any greaaoor daub thatjmay have in its Isror only the assertione of some foreigner, whose living depends on his large stories of men staff being used by Ml 000 persons here. How can men of sense believe any other thing a man say?, after such a story as that? 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(g/-AMERICAN MU3EUM-This establishment contie nuea to drew large and intelligent crowd* day nod night, oad the increased pot ran age which the maasger receives, appears t* incite the manager to eat re eaartioa : far this wash he hea prepared a banquet of intellectual sal amusing entertain meats, of which the nubile will bo moat bappy to partake?far panic alar* of whiek, so* ad vertiaameat.

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