Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 20, 1856, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 20, 1856 Page 2
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tone*, wl*re the relatives were too poor to pay for More fuel, j<m see buried ui tbe ashen. A most foul atenah tills tbe air. At ail boom at 4m day corpses are brought down, and toe unseemly levity of the naked wretches wbo etir up tbe fuel, and more espe cially when tbey show you the body by running % pole into it* aide, would h mtei your departure, did you not arreat your stops to gaze upon the huagry lock of raven* and crmn and carrion kites who ap Eouli tin corpsea bef u* tbe lire has ceased to ru, w.thin a do? proximity, to seize upon tbe leant atom saved from the flame. Hundreds of them were within a few feet, intently peer ing into the aslies, while the more dignified ad jaunts were arched upon the hoase tops and on tbe walls, waiting tor iiieir share of the entertainment. No one moleeta them, for the birds sire sacred, and eat up the tilth about the city. When too poor to Uiy the privilege of burning their relatives they let tbe tide wash Ummii off the iieach, so ne of them, perhaps, before tbe lite has left the body, and they are boated off to sea. 1 have often beard the cap tains of eiif|s tell of the boding fouling the anchors, and tbe sickenLig stench that arose in cleaning them when some half a dozen had lodged there; and wheutver 1 dnuik the water of the Hoogly, eaten curry, or Ish at brerjrfast, 1 could bat be reminded oi the shrimp traps and "fish bait'' of which I had ho many times beard. The engineer ea board tin* Fiery Cross on alluding to the sub ject, was Moddenly taken ill, for his imagination was stronger than his stomach. I have seen little, but all 1 with to see. Oi India :i worship. It is an in tricate ceremony. Br&hm is the paternal ancestor, the bead deity; and be baa three sons, who officiate in their respective spheres. Brahma creates, Visbna preserves, and Shiva destroys, each acting tor him self , and each worshipped tor his particular power. Each represents one gr ind bead, and from the* three at* born the uiilli >us of gods that are wor shipped through the empire animal and vegetable, animated and inanimate, alive and dead, in tbe water and on the land. In India even-thing that is born, everything that lives, everything that dies, reprecents some emblem of their religion; and when and wherever that religion has been interfered with it bas given rise to much bitter feeling and involved no little danger. Sir William Kentinck abolished suttee, sr the sell iinmolati >n of widows on the funeral pile of their husbands, and his bronze monument stands ?ut in bold relief, to tell you of the act. But it would be difficult to ascertain if in some instances this prae fcee is not still followed. Although they consider, I believe, a cow uiore sacred than a woa<an, yet I saw a small heifer give uo ber helpless life to the sacrifice. No Governor General has abolished the torturing customs where devotees go .through the most }> unful operations, to show their loure of their religion, and bow devont is their womLip; with irons through the body, they swing round a*, round, ?t down on steel instruments, torture their limbs into the most excrutiatingly painful positions, an 1 go through ail the horrors of the inquisition. Next month, in April, some of tho.-e days when the toitnre is the worship, will givj the stranger tbe opportunity of witnessing that which I do not care to behold, for already I have atoii enough to disgust sm with the commou peopk their habits, their cus toms. their dress, their treachery, their duplicity and their religion. 49W able bodied Chinaman, iu appearance to say the leant , Is woith half adown natives of Bengal; for as a race, the former are far ahead oi the latter. Notwithstanding tbe troops of native shopkeepers and tradesmen always hovering about you, there are aplenty of Europeans ready to take your money. * lish tailors. English barbers, English hatters English jewellers, English hotels and English druggists, all exercise their ingenuity in properly repieeenting their respective callings, i tie ex change mart, as tbey term it, contains a little of ever) thing ? a perfec t talmagtmdi. Ton can purchase anything you please, from an India rubber coat to a penny whistle ? from a lady's wot k box to a gentleman s dressing case; and the prices are moderate. I bought several beautiful sihrer ornaments made by the artisans of Cuttack ? bracelets, bosquet holders, breast pins and sundry sicknacks, many of which were of exquisite work manship. Just at tbe present time tbe exchange is being cleared preparatory to the opium sale, which 11th ot every montn, a sight I i off the 11th oi every month, a sight I am sorry I shall not witness, for it 'is one of the toted exhibitions of Calcutta. The opium from Benares and Patna is sold here at public auction, by the Hoaorabie Company, through a salaried auctioneer, twelve times during the year, to the highest bidder. Catalogues are early circulated, and tbe purchasers from the country are early in town. As a chest of Patns passes like a bank note, no sampling or ex amination takes place. Looking from an elevation in tbe rorm you see a most extraordinary spectacle ?all nations ? si I European race* are represented. In the Stock Exchange and tbe Bourse yoo may me the latter, but at the opium sales room "lily can you see the grand mixture of races. Gambling is a natural vice among the Indians, and tbey enjoy beyond anything else tbe peculiar excitement of tbe <>pinm malt; and it is the motley appearance of the bidders, combined with tbe con fusion f tongues and the strong odirs that arise from the perspiring crowd that marks the place. Jews and Gentiles are wild in their manner; and Greeks. Armenians, Persians, mingled in w.lh native Indiana of many dialects: and Englishmen, and ail the repic*entatives of tbe continent of Europr . of Asia and of Africa are wrocght ap to tbe greatest possible excitement by tbe sharp bidding aral thequick auctioneer, who seems to hie ubiqui tous. The bells of London and of Paris are u<4 thronged with uion re?ki?? men. for the amounts are heavy, and one bid will nuks or loss a fortune. Much of the gambling takes place in the bazaar be fore tbe sale. But I cannot Wait till Monday, and most c 'Oteut myselt with hearsay. I& the afternoon I made my.*!f? martyr to cuti osity . and ascended to the top of tbe Ochtertoov Monument, np seme two hundred itme steps. I mu.-t say I much prefer the simple contrivance at Bunker Hill, for this treadmill, alwiys mounting upwards motion, completely paralyse* one's legs mire fairly ached. Oboe on the summit . yon are r< paid for tbe task: for here you ha\e the enWie city of Calcutta? tbe old and the new- and the suburbs, for miles and miles, spread out before you hi gnat profusion With a good glass you may range over a large spa. e of territory; all tbe nubi.e buikling" stand boldly out, and the flat roofed fun.- * of the Kuropeans offer l.ttie to grow poetical upon. 1 would not form in opinion of Calcutta from simply J rtttag through Ita streets; but after you have vie * ed it Iron all elevated poaitioo, you can bst f urn the conclusion 'bat It is very much "Vtrrated. Th -re ' are mam !>eautifnl residences, to be <ure: but as a | whole Calcutta has no more right to jxis-es- tl* i high sounding name of " City of Palaces " tl ?n bin>rapore has to be cal'rd the *? City of Chur be , or Melbourne tbe " City of Wureho SM." Sbar.j; poseeiees equally exten-ive mandios. and iialac.a i a.any that ate ?tip?r.or. After yon iiave enJived the look ?i aat'.re and of a "t, as your rttirai steams to i tbe mooring at Garden bench after von have beet to Ktrrackpore, and seen-' moot tlie ountryrea:- ' { Bally gunet? alter you ha.e visitid the rno?t a - i tractive places In Ue- suburbs. you ?ho'ild ride rraod tbe circular f??d. wbare the an lent wall and moat | were onstmkd to tar out the robh> r boraeinen of the Mabaraiu; >uii sho ild spend a tew ho in in wandering thro #n the native t <? ; y<n should look carefully at toe dirty, st.iimi, c Mewed at peu;an>eo f the city buildings, where rain and co mate ftave made the painhi g pr<?fesrfnu lit rati v , yoo should notice some of the >?< activ* of ' . thor- ughfar ?. where d rt and tilth give fo ?t to thstir ot carrion kites and regime, iU <m adpiten's roii >hoold .ft the hut red sand look at ground and build* rig fully stamp its liitloesee >n yur taney ? yon should see all these, an j then tel! roe If tbe ?.Eupisfs t of residsucsa heing >s>4a'<>d and waited is. Is suffi tent to give < alcutta 'he asms of the I'slaoe ( ity. More porjierly it might be called a city <>f mud slid plaster .'' where the iwost ? ne? ? <4 the architecture ai d tbe onclean, untidy look of the paint or whitewash is the noet nottreaMe "n thinir, however, n <ne ran disputs, and that is trie greauieMs of ita isMMM, im reasing with every m*s>n. The march >f empire has changed the village of Indian hats Into a cm. Tbs little hand of testers have grown to t powerfnl Co n pany. Is Mirajah I'owlah ? day tlie ?ite <4 the m,a<'albd Palatial City was tlie natairal resort of wa'er ftiwl, and allgatoi s. and carrion bird*; h'ltfe reptiles ? re sled over the moras* and the Jungle, and Iswete >4 pre? were only surpassed in ti< ? nee* by the robber liordf ^: now tbe bsaks oi river are covered with merctiaiid^e, which ' .e primitive teams of the l.itKl. oik hanged for < < ntu rlee. 'ring down from the interior. wb< -e the the*' ship* a trie worid open Jreo Mtcfe* ?<> receive tlx pnslo e <4 -x land tnat is ctpaide of prmlaciuk- ts much . if ita i "Downed staple* ss toe rest of the world is '-enable se <ouauining. Ami yet with ail llii^ wood* Mul eommmsa. Who gross re !i in tlie Indisii tr*?le f How mary merehsnts annually re tire with la< s of rnp?w? As msny ss msk- their lorttiif- in the respective gold iHds of the great Aiw'lo Saxon empties after they have past through a panie- no more, for etopeti Joe rowd* tli" n -w toner, and every ten years the old merchants trem ble under an -idablisbed cuetom, if not a nat iral law. The numbers of Parsees that brush pan yos and repeat their prayers in the morni .g. m the 4 sn'on gardfns. plainly shows who ha* ?f of the opium trail* and the emer>*ivs Itiport* and exports >if the rmUit s and tbe srMt*e>* -4 Chtantta would indicate that t '<? i.reek mer' hauls po rar>?tal. enterprise, and a large share of the mm mere# r4 Bengal. CatcTTTa, Mareh H, 1P.M. Xntirr M>> k?nt? of Vmlrntlm ? Hnw 7Vf rfo /?? Knees? 7V B"f* iae of tint* -- ifncf .Imntmrnt - "*?/# ? Th' Am*r i> an ht Mm*'. The native mevhan'a are men of in -I ' ' vll tl ifi itJ thf taoves a tbe B)^r un'fbt cbe? bos 'J. ' Ton am surprised to find them bo familiar with | commerce and commercial usages Naturally sharp i and quick to learn, by being brought in contact with bosixwM men from every coast, after graduat ing from the K"gKnh school, they become familiar with all the tricks of trade. If they wish to pur chase, they appear before you as a seller; if they have indigo to dispose of, they will inquire for needs, and if freight is to be eugaged, they will offer you a ship. Intuitively they understood all the clap trap of the Stock Exchange; with astonish ing cleverness they put the market up and down with as much ease as the most experienced bulls and bear* of the West, and before or after the arri val of a mail, you meet them where you least expect It? always a little in advance. No Europeans were equal to cope with them in managing prices, in regu lating exchanges, or In dodging round sharp corners, till the Greeks dropped down among them; but since so many of them have appeared in Calcutta the natives have had to keep their eyes wide open. In many of the European houses the Banyans work the machinery, famishing tUeart, or native clerks, managing the details of office, and of government, and in the American trade, furnishing capital, or rather, buying cargoes, cashing acceptances, and keeping the wheels on the turn till the credit can be realized alter the cargo is on board. These rue a accumulate fortune*, while their employers work on without meeting with the same success. Baboo Ashootas Day, (or the Arm,) and Baboo Rvjendar, and Kaledos Dutt arc the great American Banyans, and manage the bu-inese of most of the American houses. The former house, almost since the commence ment of the century, has done an extensive business direct wlih the Boston iner< hanta, aud was among the tirst 1 called upon, when 1 received the intelli gence of his death, some week ? since; but the busi ness still goes on as before. tiy his nephew and suc cessors, while the extensive property of the late Baboo, has brought out rival claimants, and report says ?hut ihe court clerks are fattening on expect* tion. Ai-hootas Day and Baboo Bam Gopol <;&o-e. I believe, are the ouly two native merchants who recei\e to any extent direct orders from abroad; the former for American, the latter ou English account. The business of Calcutta seems to be done through the medium of chits and brokers? the merchant seldom meeting, for you never tind any one at the exchange. This reserve creates jealously, and Cal cutta is ahead of China in that respect, for in China jou meet over the dinner table, in the gardens or at the reading roous. Even the Banyans and native merchants employ brokers, and seldom go to the bazaars: bnt the Greeks are always on the alert. Pro duce } asses through many hands before it reaches the ship, and each party levies and collects his toll. The custom that prevailed in England in Cromwell's time, of return commissions, drawbacks, Ac., is understood in India; and the Banyan, the broker, the mabdjun, all depend upon th^r durttoorrt In all heavy transactions, as your bearer, or khidmut-gar, expects his return commission when you send him tor a candle, or a bunch of matches. The Bengal Banyan is not the China comprador, and jet they are not so much unlike: each manages the merchants, aud each handles the treasure, and each appears to be commercially on intimate relations with tne foreign merchants. I visited the resi dence of the l>utt family, where all the opulence and luxuries that wealth commands is scattered abcut the rooms. Paintings and engravings, mo | saic from Home and porcelain from Sevres, English i and French furniture, and everything Indian and European that they can get bold of, is purchased to adorn thtir residences. The large rooms of valu able merchandise resembled more an ill-assorted pawnbroker's shop in London than anything else I could think ot. I found the Bab>> al | almost naked, in his bedroom, on the floor, a pun I kah over him . and in his hand an English histoid of the K'? war. Ihe room was beautifully fur nished, but the pictures that adorned the walia showed the licentious taste of the Bengalee. He was most familiar with the geography, the commerce, the politics of other natiout ? wanted to know the effect of the late wonderfn! production of gold, and how it would operate ou the silver coinage ? asked if the losses still continued as heavy In the Australian trade as at first, and if our cotton crop in the Spates would exceed three millions of bales, and if in case of peace clipper ships would depreciate. His religion, be said, would not allow bim to go abroad, but nothing would be rnoie pleasant to lum than to visit Mount Vernon. Asbeotes Day had a beauti ful place, and before hi* death gave a most expen rive nevtrh, combining the immoralities of the Eu r< ( tan with rhe luxuriant and voluptuous habits of the natives. He denied himself nothing that mo ney would giie liim. The carele* way in speaking ot bhn- that he tad been burnt up some months ?incc?suiLcs one still more repugnant to tb< lr idol woisbip. 1 was also entertained by Baboo Rajen doo Mullick. whose princely e-tates aud great wealth are noticeable over nu.ny other*. Dul'z Place is far less extensive, for Baboo Mullick live* the gentleman, and devotes his time to ornamenting his house, by purchasing everything that comes from other (wits.* The more expensive tlie arti le the bet ter is te picass<!. Animals sud birds (II led the garden, and his aviary contained the feathered tribes of ?very land, from the ostrich to the emiie? the nun djrin duck of China t> the bird of paradbe. The late Earl of Derby contributed something to the collection. I saw several goals fiom Cashmere, the kind from whose wool the celebrated shawls are ms-'.e. The gcut* thrive poorly out of the mountains, sod there were only five latt'out of some two hundred ths* the Baboo owned. The Baboo is m<*t gentlemanly in hi* manners, and well informed in ancient and mo dern history. sj>eaking English with rrmwkahle fluency. He has several lacs invested in the com panj s pa|#r. A lew weeks since ho gave a most magnificent nautrh. The large area in the centre wa? covered, and lights and lantern * shine over the expensive fountain and the oruarwntod staif?. These nattirhn are peculiar to India, aid, wh- n given ly a king, i prince. ?>r a otllio' a'-?, distin guished foreigners are often invited. I had the h?r<e ol being preneut a: one on a ?aall e. gut up for the amiaeneat of a young Bo-tonuu frwn < auton ami mjself. by soma of our American : net. da. Theitusi at times la harnh. and 'beu d.e? off With ?ootilttkg harmony. The nio-i Han* were nil seated . nd the greats. native and foreign, were provided with lounges, sofa chairs, he. I ? enter tainment was ghen at a native s ho .?e, a f? w m ie? i n* ot town, and the d^acing girU w?r<* en gaged a day or two before. Oe?:ieuuti >n, notion a.,d the elastic movements of the body rntrk th* I e uluiity ol the dance ? nnunrn'-ing with a slow, giace fi.l motion. *? arrelv moving their feet, but working their h*n<)< and arm*, then heciming more id mate I wl?b a I.eeHer e&ant, Mielr wtiole form k< *pt|ig ? me t?the tnoe. tiU they appear rmi< b ex riled, and th? ir movements, at fl*st chaste, beooue votaptwios, aitd the music inspirits to ?till more , i ex iierr..nt t.ll ihe <? t. Min..ste.t with kmdnr strain* and more lascivious motion*. Other ?ian.*n then take their pla'e, but 'h? di?-e is unchanged. Two of the girls ouly anpc* ed at the *ame time All of them were covered with )t wels. I counted as mary as fltteen gf'hl and silver bra e!e'? on one xrm and neckimv and chains? belts on their ancles and rings on their Angers j? welry In tti r tars, and hanging in ring* from t*. *ir noses gave them a m?e-t original appearan e, an l ?irnply sh ><v? how f<?nd tbe?e natives are of ornament. * 11 they can m;.ke all they can get and ?ave over and above their mainti name. goe? for ornaments: and many ot thoM who somi tneuoutost have .a h ewnlry on tl*ir perwins. ( ooiie" . even, who ean ?a\e a few rupee* invest in buying Jewelled onutnent* for their ? Htdren; and hence robbery and murder 'v-ur wfcete the iDdo<?meot is so toMpicnoualy ad verted. fHiteide of thei. own residence* and oil the espla nade, foreigners have little to amuse them*! es with for tbeatrieals and cMKWts, lectures simI exhi hi'ioBf do not thrive on Indisn soil. Kate Hayes, how*\er, for awhile dispersed the general apathy, but a few nights of the Italian mosic at the pri< ?s wtro amplv sufficient. There are many amateur atngera n the city, and thflr oecaslonal rennions are sam to tie sttmrti\e. A star actor or prima donna ixW never e*^ct ?? realize a rapid fortune hy vis t ing Caioitta. for the pnpnlation is not equal ti a ?n>a.i town in a Western State. i^\en thoO"fid, th?.i t" i me. * aUsit the m rk. Midane F'leiffer, whi? >lo< the hspter and *er?e di> lion, said 'wo; tsit "lie may Is a* much mi-tak' n as in des rihnig Ihe site of the itlsck Hole. Th?> A me r Van ice house was presented to the pro prietor by the government, and the monopoly of tlie i a 1 1 -tit fa market mnst be lucrative. No comjie'ltlon i < ot<ld live a month, for there Is not enough lur two. Ice is the greatest nr all luxnrie* in the naidtal of B? nt,al. The "li nger enjoys It as much a" the resi de! t roVAOF TO KOTPT FROM IM?t\. Poarn Trr Pkmssi r.as is? OnllvraLi HtkaVSRIP Nrsta, from Calcutta to Huee, March !?, Ix5fi. ) Run /torn Cmlemtta to thus? A Rrlrmprri of In tium H>?inry TSr Ftrtl Ortrlmd J imr a*W lit (Join m<init*r? ? 7^' H < e( H< J' nf fntrmtti. I fesr that I sha'1 And little time for Hmui.0 c>rre?|?. tnV> e in the desert, at Jerusalem, the ' f iwf^.or in Europe, but at any rate, pwesing events shall h? recorded. Now I have some two or three we?k- on iry hands, anu I ?hall find stnnse'nent in tokfrir a r*troa|ie? tlve view of India, although Ihe ?otlin of < ??? i "teiaer tns? pt-ev-n' me tram nature if I run back to Elizabeth's lime, when me v. churn* planted the t-eed of empire, and with ste^fe chatting Bpeed run over the coarse of each ^ mark the history of a nation which for id <n! .h4B two centuries, has been the theatre of ? of ' most thrilling aoenea that ever gave tirth to ro mance or to misery. If permitted, I promiBe ^ make the chapter short. A year of constant read ing would hardly finish the works on India, for the volumes would crowd a library-memoirs, journals, sketches of the multitude of civil servants of the Honorable Company- histories and reports of Gov ernor Generals from Lord Clive to I -ord Canning annals , records and accounts of the Board of Direc tors? biographies, historical reminiscences, des patches, and pretty volumes of clever military offi cers who, during yean of service, had little to do bat write, draw bills, smoke, piay cards and shoot tigers from out of a howdon, and others, who were in action, fought, gave their own account of the battle, and won medals und eulogies for their braverv. The printing press lias been always active in introducing distinguished civil and military officers to the lite rary public, and books on "our Eastern Empire" ar to be found everywhere but where you mo?t wan tnem. some ol the writers have become rich, other poor, and some won a tame; others sunk into ob scanty with the first edition; but most of them lost their hair, their lungs, and, in one or Iwosolitary in fv'u"' 11 coBJteience in the honorable service >f the Honorable Company. Tourists, too, poetical and prosaic ? some falling into hysterical composition * hen standing on the. sum cuts of high mooutuins , or resting in their pa'aquecs on the banks of grand rivers, watching the innocent gambols of Hindoo maidens, whose ablutions attracted th*;ni. while ottier writers tell of brave hunts, where they have luxuri ated in the exciting embraces of a wounded 'einale twer; and missionaries who have grown inspired in describing the horrors of the opium trade? the thrill tog scenes of the jnngle- the revolting cust-.ms ,f heathen worship, and the piayers whi'^n they have mcde in the evangelization ol the races? prayers somewhat d<>ubted by many of the compa ny s servants, who, living a the same localities, have seen few instances of a frui'. the -eed of *hi h wa? planted Jong apo, but somehow or other refuses to ripen under an Indian sun - missionaries wnose life of exile ccmn.ands admira'ion ? and far be it 1'rorri me to spenk lightly of their labors, for their motives ate the best? although success seldom crowns their ute of toil and ahsento. Others have written, and many who never saw the Indian shore have written, and many of their works shew astonishing research and r-areful compilation. Moore s knowledge ol trie Orient is sprinkled along the great three thousand generic iioems like pearls in a diamond necklace, and yet he never saw the country. Kurke and fox and Sheridan enchanted Parliament with their start ling pictures of Indian life when the American na tion was in its cradle, and yet they were not in India. From such a mass of composition one is fairly disheartened in reading upon such a coun try. No digest like Goldsmith's History of England has yet been thrown together. Yea? I am wrong? MacParlane, who wrote on Japan, has published a valuable summary, which gives otic taste for more. \ et hia travels never extended to the East. Bishop Hcber's "Indian Journal," "Wellington's De spatches, ' P. Auber's "Rise and Progress of Bri tish Power in India," Jsmes' "Military Trauaac tions of the Brlsh Nation in Hindostan'' ? a work of more than ordinary merit; Mill's "History of B.i'ish India," which, I think, passed under Macauiav'a favorable criticism ia the Edtnburg Rteieu; Scott's "History of Bengal," Gleiga "Warren Hustings, ' are among sumo of the more prominent writings; but only in proportion as the letter A ia to the alphabet. In volume four? the last of the bril liant series that has been issued from the press from the pen ot England's great historian? you will find an occasional page of England's progress in the hast, and aa you read the eloquent description of the birth and intanrv of the empire you long for ano ther chapter, and wait with imiiatient anticipation to see something of its youth and manhood. He tells Sou that the Honorable Company was incorporated v England's great yueen on the last day of the sixteenth century, just when the Mogul monarchy was at the acme of its fame? when Akbar, the il lustrious descendant of the House of Tamerlaue, i.id inherited lands and wealth surpassing anything in ^ est* rn grandeur. But Macaulay goes no further back. Yet India had a glorious pa.st. Alexander who conquered his Bucephalus before he wept that there were no more worlds to conquer, first told Eu rope ot the splendor of India, for his armies were the first to enter the Punjaub. Political changes have always been taking place in the Esst. la the eleventh century Constantinople held the trade and worked the oracle or fiiuace: then Italians cmaded out the Turks, ar.d Marco Polo was as active as he had been in Chira; and years after Columbus found a continent? a new track to India? changed the commerce ef the Orient, and Vasco De ( lama claimed the discovery of the Caj* of Good Hope race course. and the I'ortugueae displaced the Italians and the Arabs in the trade . and in ealouay of Portugal's progress, the Dutch. th? French and the English entend the field, and expeditions were des patched to 1: dia via the Good of Hope track, but Thorn a* Cavendish and Tapt. Raymond only openeM the door to the joint stock ? otnnany, who sabecribM one hundred and fifty thousand do.lars, and placed the direction under a committee of fifteen. John Mildenhail was the fir^t to make the over land journey to the new cemmerc al ateoa. A year later, a charter for fifteen years received the royiil a stent, and on the 2d ol May, 1W)1 . the little ti-.I ; fleet sailed from Torbay under the comman.i ? James Lancaster, who lirnt dropped anchor at C m. tr*. and lelt anagent at Bacum. in Java. In this modest mannar the a "orn w.is planted, anu tak ing root on a fertile soil, from the young sailing hs grown to the mighty oak, whose v, i<ie ?-pre **>7 blanches, exb Bding -onie 1,(10 miles I mm Ca to Cope Conn, tlu, fj< m tin: Indus' ia uth t > the niMiiilain taiiges. tu tward of the Barampnta. aonu 1 ,AM> mile* h u\ t ring an ai ea of siaie 1 ,3?m >,ik?o square miles? populated by ore hundred and foriy-uoe mil lifts of Indian- of mi. red blood and mixed' religion. F"m the htraits we flr.d the trader* at ->arat, iu 161V. proteited by the Prote-tuiit Jauw*. A naif ? a etntt.ry later, m ItC". Bombay was <cded t> tl eonipaiiy by the d.saipated Charles t'ia .~*co. <1. !a Its., Calcutta I'm sine a Preaiden y. ..it it was u l?! ?> that tlie rival companies lamed the haiciiet, joining ( apiial and interest undet the na ?e <>, Ui? Iti'ed last India (>m[ ny. Tt* fim foothold with * native king we* aiw.t tun ngh t. skill of the merchantmen's do- tor, ui w.t tV live of s I eai tifi.l piincesa A ' ??r-, re (wi 4.' , awsy -Ince ti.e foin at ou o* the -?mpany. *?<! '? ly forti>ne? wets ni.ide so >p kkiy as ; ? ?-t i.isli J not interested, aid r?a'?- 1'iUer je?.ou?v in iu^? met' hsnt? wh' did not -hare the mouu^olf. Hir Josiah i'h,ld'>mghv baldly for tha eompsat ? rights, whirh Cn>n?w? J bad re*"t??red *f'?r tlis civil war had broken oi.t, and br-^ht mem on ..f pir. 1 an. e tit and nember* of tbeCabluet wtth iii* In dian gold. Private Berrh. iiU wei? not e'i'ial t < con.bst an already powerful r jrporatioii, wh ^ maxim theu was. that money wo^ld < ver o.ne vlrtur.-. and the working of the maxim wa- s?eD iu the en tinwd renewals of the chaitr. Toe woude 1 J r-rogrrss of Uie ooWiy began to alarm the ind an kings, at.d the Dot h ai d FfWb advent ,-ers w< ,t always stiniolatlng them on agalmt the Knglisn Ihe fierce tends Ut'een the Htinjoo* a?<l the Mu? snlmen never m' re active, since Alfred stim* terri ble internal wars had OonvnUeo the land, and Ma bmne?*an ?.|*|uenjrs, Hindoo rajah*, Cerre Alfgha is r.od pontes were marauding over the empire, ?til Tarx-rlane, in the fonru-et th entnry, *ook ttiv n turn l^ber soe> eeded the gieat Kirperor, und later Akbar inherited all; bnt before the English were in Bur?t he was in the tomb of his Ntners. The esrly hatred of rival princes was I inded down fr??n getieration to generation, and iu the early part of the a. vetiteenth century bun.ed with tierrar ? nergy. for iHiplesse. the I renchman. Ugan to dis cover thit the mins ef th? Mongol monarchy might give birth to Eurots*an empire. At one time ni? potrer saw no liarrfer, snd his ireama of - oU(jne-t made him covetous and quarrel with liabomdoauai-. Ihiswas the time thst the Napoleon of India was irtroduoed, for the irritable clerk who, while a wri ter, bad twice attempted to end his Hfe when smarting under some reproof for his stupidity vKhont success gate up tne courtier's duty for ttw ?fjdier. und Robert Clive, who gave no promise of greatness in hi? youth, i*< ame the founder of the itrithh empiie in India. It bas s,dd tbnt In dian hist<?ry has had no Cortes and 110 Ilcarro; but mora likely it Is because then has beea no I'rescott to record their gbtry and their shame. When fur ther advsiH cd ia Ins " History of Kngland," we may ?xpect It in Maca?l y. crmneneed 10 - brilliant i an "r as a com-nander. t live. wh? n ba comm' im hi? brilliant rar> t as a 1 1 mmander, was alsiut the ???(. of Napoleon wh?n (I < f of the '.rand Army of lt*ly. but he did not ? 'be ?ame military ?>.;? ricn e. although Ins v.' ' ? " i*,L ?utpri?d bis eneinh* into a<lmlration He wis enipbn'ically tli. ma 1 ol the time V.tiv pi rg?, tned nl the Rngl"ii'!ian s arrogan e, ,i'id fe rin? ti e exeni-e of hi. power, again flew to b' *e. The Nsl^b <4 Are it- was the fir-t to fight This was the Rajah to whom Burke in the Hi Parliament, gave an ' live WM at I that It'eB,oi .1 h'e sieg?' Wh.i ' (,ted HHy dsys the An "t tort. Halliburton bad ,,i - lieg in to form and di II the iep \ s in'o soMk-i- tu.) their 'oa^tan'y 11. 1 -kill was flstterlng to the odkar. fWBi that little l*nd of native troop* ?p? ng the sntlrt Indian rimy now numiiering s .ine r native soldier*. I nil of h. nora und wealth dive, th* humble writer, | went tn England, where -land?r und envy awaited I him, ar>d Is lng defeated in g- tting into Pailiament, | 1 in ITS'., saihd. under the Kings command again for India, the h .nonihle company appointing him '! the Oovamwshli- f Fort >t His ?. R ? day h* stepped into the gubernatorial chair, at Madras, the Bengal Nabob took Calcutta. Then came that chapter of unheard of cruelty, familiar to every child who ha* learned to read hi* story book*. The tragedy of the Black Hole occurred juur a hun drt'J jeais ago. The duujreon was but twenty feet square. Mid summer heat was parching India. The little garrison tbongnt it all a joke, when they were ordered to go in; button-fuse was te die, for Sarajahul Dowlak a 1 orders mast be obeyed; prolonged s'ifferiug was bet | ter titan instant death ; they entered, one bundled I and forty-six in all. The door was <*los d, the small aperture admitted neither light nor air. Whan they began to exchange breaths the startling truth burst upon them. The air already was almost putrid; they shrieked, they yelled in mortal agony; they screamed tor water and then killed each other over the cup which was passed through the grating, while the poor prisoners were biting and squeeaing each other s life away? gasping for air, for water, lor anything to relieve them of their agony. The iailers laughed and danced in pure delight. Hol meil, the highest in rank, offered the jailor heavy bribes; but no, the Nabob was sleeping, and no one dared to wake him. In the morning , when the debauch

was slept away, he ordered the dungeon door to be opened, and out staggered twenty-three swolfen distorted living corpses I One hundred and twenty, three were piled up ? a putrefying mass of men ? all shapes ana forms were represented In the death strut yle The English woman who survived was sent to the harem of the Prince of Moorshedabad. Helmed was saved and tells the tale. The dead were buried on the spjt, but tne harrowing picture did Dot move in tbe *east the granite disposition of he human tiger. The horrioJe deed reached Olive, and the celebrated battle of Planaey showed the inhiman Nabob that it was a tool hardy thing to trific with the feelings of Englishmen. The soldiers fought like bulldogs; revenge stimulated them on. and 'he Nabob's army of 60,000 stroag was brokeu like axed. Clive lost but t-veiity-two men. The gallant 3!.th still wears the pro;. d motto, Primus in JnduM. Clive w*s now at the renith of his fame, bu his enemies were at work at home. His successes against the Dutch invasion from Java, his victorious battles against Indian armies large enough to aval low him, his civil and administrative abilities could not save him. Hp had forged a solemn treaty; he was cognizant of the assassination of Suraj-l)o*-bih by t! e f?n of the Nabob of Lis own creation, Me-r .'aftier; ho bad done deeds blackening to tbe cha racter of an henest man. He went back to Eng land, leaving everything quiet behind him. and in 176&ietorr.ed again, tor the ttiird and last time. Oin e more be became tbe company's benefactor; rooted out corruption and bribery among the civil servants; introduced tbe salt monopoly, still in exlsteme, in-tead of inner, sing the pay of the mi litan. But when he went ba>:k to England his libellers had marie him out .1 villain, a fiend incar nate, who bad violated pub.ic faith, reduced pro vinces to beggary, deposed prince* , and such uu n r.s Mackenzie, Eoote and Cooper assisted in driving the gieat man mad, and goaded on past oil en durance, he carricd at the mdioftincracy of his youth, for it is supposed that the slandered Peer, lired of it, ended his own life. When Clive left India all went wrong. In 1770, the crops failed ? the lamine was terrible? million ? jierished? 60me say one-third of the Bengal populu lion were swept away. In 177'J,the company were obliged to borrow from the Bank of England, to keep themselves above water. We are now under the administration of another Governor General, ami another instance of rising from tbe ranks or humble life. Warren Hastings arrived In Bengal in 1750, and made illicit but successful love to the Baronea* Truboff. on his passage out? her husband blind to the infidelity. Commencing like Clive, as a writer his energy and his ability carried him steadily up the ladder of fame. His forte was administration, not military tactics: a great man was wanted, and he proved equal to the emergency, and he u.~e?l ttn all selfish and all-powerful freemasonry of the com pany to carty out Lis bold and sometimes hearties, plans. In reviewing Gleig'a three volutned work on Warren Hastings, in the Edinburgh Review, of 1841, Hacaulsv does not spare him, for his damnable loaning of an English army to Sucaj Dowlah for forty lacs, or $2,000,000, to put down tbe border princes For his unacnipulou-< measures regarding the Begiun* ot Oud<? for the execution of Nuncomar? read the impeachment paper before the House of Lords. \N hen She ridan made the ludicrous mistake in speaking of the " ferocious Dhooliese, who savagely 1 ashed in and carried the wounded from the field, he would have laughed, could he have known that be bad wionght himself up to such excitement aua virtuous indignation in des ribing an open iialun quin or simpie contrivance for taking the poor crea lines off to the hospital shed, instead of to the slaughter. Sheridan's speech, for which Burke an?l Fox had furnished the material, does not make the Governor General an angel by anv means, ami llaiaulay, in the review alluded to, is bitter when touching on that inhuman war, when their villa#-* a ere burnt, their children butchered, and their wo men violuted. Hastings was a wonderful man, wh ther sending despatches in quills made into earrin^ to escape detection, when at Benares (after ChevV Sing ran aaay), when his life was in danger? ?r n.hng the destinies of India. with an impoverisbci tieasuiy? or defending himself in nine years' per.i cution? when his fortune was spent in useless la*-? he showed the signet of a great mind. These i?u. Clive and Hasting*, were the earliest and the Ereate t of tbe Governor General* of India, imd I ?ve, therefore, dwelt longer when speakiu; ..j tlen'. While Lord Cornwallis was losing the empire of the West, Hastings preserved the enpire of the East The one gave up America, the other aaveJ the Cainatica. When England and America were signing the Dea<e papers, Fo* lost his India bill, and with It 'he Premier snip; but his powerful enemy, Pitt, with ; -e entire wealth of tbe Last India Company to suppoi h m, the next year was more fUKces-fuf, and fixeo Liui-clf firml v on tbe government benches. l'hi* was ibe bill which instituted the Board of Control, the President being ti e head of the Indian govern ment. The Governor General and Council of thref oae of which was tl.e military commander-ln chic' ? fhe King holding the power of nominating th. officer, also of approving or re< idling the Governot Gtn? ral. In 17nt> Lord Cornwallis was sent ont by the ft mjany ; and although hit banner fell before th? little armv ol our first l refiJent.be rose again in It dia. and showed himself an able general and go vtrncr. In 17 !?3 he returned home after defending Tippoo Solb in ?ix vears' hard fighting. Sir Johi. Shore succeeded, and, aiter a ahoit stay, was maoi an lilsli peer. Lord Teigmi nth don t appear to have distinguished hlm-elf, and the h uorabVe com , ]>sny irade a lietter appointment wh? n they gave the '! -n i : 1 tr t ? ?ri . Marquis of WditMjr, Uk I ton Pake's elder brother ? a man who i*m.?*>*?4 i1 NMtkiMof the ( live and Hastings style* of tion, at d. like tlrni fell into the jaws of faction wlisn be lst' iMd t i Kniiland. About this tim" N a .?> leon and Tippoo were in correspondence. but all hi failed , and Wtllinirton came w.thln an a < of n?eiug Napoleon, with Sepoy tro.ip*, in t., Egyptian <>s?rt. but a superior ofticer was ap; "n rd to the commmd. and Welliuirton was obli> <1 to wa.t for Waterloo. After l,< , ?; M ? was another ?ppointm?nt of the Shore school Sir ? eorg* Barlow: lot* more appropriate tnd clever n,sn succeeded in Lord Minto, wuom I will speak of in another page. I lie V?ti Bunn Family. [Id in til* Bnllalo Kl| Mfr, Ju y 12.) 71. ?old lamliy, ?l .< h ba enjoyed tnie.h m llM ?'!'i' ration <4 Um .-hi i, try, baa ill*-! *oil*?l it* ouat of ? l.f erpi^u-g in rtri ?!,* performance* John ? ooc of lit'' rhtMlad a ta*te|or standing hie lifn t, b> r I ?ikwki-i- lint I bia h?ad and M Ioik Ixvi, thro?rlu, *'in< tmi iwrtnrmitig "Mil in the graa*,'' a. long ?fit ?f 1M*. lie w*? at that time enrwirage.1 in r> . ??n by hi* (tuber, iKii-i' bin | WW? mil imWT aMBoyed an old f' ntiettian aamed C'a ', against whom In hold ? grudge. Mnee th?t ttma. at parted*, John baa abow. wonderful t* >?n>ii lor playing at "Dtp fWap in the jv r?l riig II. gyration*, Waps and *omer?rt- nase < i en a murcmi vexation wnto hi* frtondi, bat they had bw'tw " ulrneg a habit with him. that ot.r* In about *o l<j?f h<- l?i*i*te?| upoa indulging them. m . h to tfM Hii-rMl i?f *11. CM?ipt U?<*e who raruwl) In wsrrtro' >e To them I i? partonMMaa hare been rather mbwM TbM propan* ity baa neon growing upon John, ami it apt 'ar*. i ither by ? -?ociatiofi or otberwt?e. to bare ? onu ti.> nltatcd iteeif to M? old gentleman, hi* father, in bf? atter day*. When the pr?-*lav*r\ i ng t*. o|>eocd < nclnnau ft* Mr. Ii < h:u. in aad be entered will h p*rb>rBwr,c?.*, among the Irat to tbn -w a h i .i i n tliat compwyr wan John. This did not unrpt a ?? body know ing^ls DttulHt babWi. hiit when tne raw* ratrle Martin lollowed in * feat that lar e> dleil that |>er 'or m? l hy Jebn. It ?*rite<! ?ome *tirprl*e and among tl,o?e in the |> l considerable appiaii?e John and h * ather have n> w Im.umc ntnlar member* of Burhannn * Ctrcuo i?^iaiiy, and the Y?n Buren tsmily wlllgtva dally rxMbitu ns o( ground and lofty tumbling until ntVr el?c ti"i Tbe old hunker*-, who occupy the bog**. do not fancy thl* acce *tna to tha company; but tho *nrff. Who *p ringed on the lowc-t *e?t* In the pit. are d' light' d? tie re i* to t>e *o much Tun. It I* -ntd ilmt Jc.|,n coon to dawe tlie tlfrht rnft and *ing " The Marry it-K M?n ' Be will alixi give mi exMMMoti of bla wrmdoi ful fe?t of " *tir k ine to a principle like a dog to a root. Tbt"ld 'mi will < limb t veryt?ll poh> and balanoe bltri-elf on lt? top. TM* company Is inl> nde<t for the fVnitkern market, and It I* very dovhtful whether they Will pwt up their trilla and open at tbe North at all jortf, thk rminiRT. Prlr'e .Tobn V*n Bur en? and what be i? Pr nee of wo areata to to IKermHie. wnlea* he |a the I*r?n< o oi ,i,_hae predletwl recently at the tmfrtre Club that tbe Hate of N'W York woaid give Buchanan a majority ot In 1 1<$. laet fah he predicte<l a dnwaerattc majnrlly <?f f,i .<?*? and w*< only -"??e 200,000 Tot#* away from the n atk It be aha'l pr<-ve a- corn- t now aa he did ih. ? In* i *ndidat? will be beat by 140,000 votca. .-ome ?en at n had heen ean*ed at narcelona ."pain n eo? cie, ' of the arrival of lk? An^r wn war alaam -r ' .nt Radeifk;, that b'lrif the flrM A?*tr!ar, Weaelof wir !hal nad ?fiter d tb" port - n ? t! " *- . m of |h' R.u' -# Ibm, y tu tlie thf r ? tee paxish will cask. fcm|?ul Ouan. Mara A. W. Bradford, Baq. EXAMINATION OV THE REV. DR. TAT LOR ? CONTINUED* Q What wan the m&nnui of salutation boweeu yourself ami Mr Parish on Una visit? A. Very cordial, and upon leaving him I Inquired if 1 ihould call again soon, a s 1 sup posed some temporary excitement had disturbed his mind, and an he supposed, uutitted him lor the Sacra ment at the moment, to which he replied by uodding his head affirmatively, and extending his left hand in tho kindest possible manner. Q. Ind you sapitose at this in terview, that Mr. Parish understood the observations and questions, that were addressed to him ? A. I hud no room to doubt that Q. Did pou have any other inter view with him, prior to the tlrst administration of the Lord's Supper i A. 1 have no recollection at this time of any other. Q. Please stato wimt oocured upon the oc casion ol' the first administration of the Ixird'a dapper? A. ] was sent for on the 30th of Marco, to administer the communion; 1 expressed to Mr. Parish my hope that ail difficulties which liad prevented his recelvinj too sacra mental my previous visit, were now removed; he re plied "Yah yah," in bis emphatic way, noddng his head'empbalically , and smiled ui>on me in a peasant way; I then inquired If it was his wish thu w? should now proceed with the sacrament, to that he again replie I by uodding bis head and saying es, after which 1 ad nnntetered the sacrament to Mrs. Parish, and I believe Mary Ann, the servant, and Jlr. P?rwh. ti- What was bis manner during tho administration, In respect of ru . ponscs, and how i id he receive the elements? A. His manner wus very devout, great appearance ot humility ?t heart, and 1 think he would occa ionally make a soun l of acquiescence, where the answer should come in: ne eceived the bread in his left hand. u.nd conveyed it to his mouth, and took the cup in his left hand, applying it to his lips .is any ->ther communicant wo ild have done. V. i>id you suppose on thi*? occasion that he understood what was addressed to him or spoken in hi* presence ? There was no possible room to doubt tint. Q What was then bis condition of bodily health and the appear ance of bis feature* ? A. His bouily health seemed to be Mood, and his features natural Q. How many limes and at what period did you administer thih ordinance on ward to the period of his death? t. I have record of having ail ministered the commun.on seventeen times iu all, generally threo times a year, sometimes four; 1 may have administered it on other occasions of which I have no reo.nl; the following are the dates from my record :? March, 1850? May 19, ami December 15, same vear iu 1861, March ti, May 21, November; iu 186U, Kbruary 21, May 28, November 8; n 1863. January I j, April 1 June ?>, November 4; in 185?, February ?.">, Apiil 16; in 1866, Juno 14, November 17; that is all. Q Aside from any iiarticuUr onvrsation that m.;y have occurred at any ooo of these admioist a tions of the communion, plea-e Halo what the man ner of the administration and re option of tha sacrament war? A. Uniformly his manner was devout and humble in tlie extreme, the utmos. propriety of decorum and mu ntfe.-tation of feeling ; he seemed to he always very audi impressed wth the solemnity of the occasion; as to his taking tho ilements bis manner was precisely the game us on the tirst occasion, taking the bread and cup in his hand and conveying them to his muutb; the sacrament was always, on these o> asions, ad ministered at his house Q What persons do you remem her at any of these times, who united in the sacrameut? A 1 have no recollection of other porsous than M's. Parish and this larhlui domestic servant who was called Mary Ann Mr. Parish has himself requested thai she might he called he would do this by pointing to the door and nodding to his wile; she would fmqulrt if he wished ber to cad Mary Ann, aud he signiiied that was his wi-di: this tccurred more than once. i). Did you attend upou jlr. Parish at the cloelug days of his life? A. 1 was with him at about nine o'ekx k ol the night in which he died; be died at lour o'clock the next morning, a* I understood; he was then in the agonv of death, y. Inscribe his situation and what |?ssci during that visit? A. I round i him brcnthing verj heavily, with all the ap|>.?arance of appiourhing dissolution: 1 ?'poke to him expressing the hope il at he 'knew ine; he turned bis h?*a?t and gave me a nod of recognition, intimating that h?' knew who 1 was he turned his head atmy words very distinctly, I then remarked that 1 should he sorry to disturb him, but if you wi*h it. 1 will make a short prayer he again looked at me and nodded his bead in acquiescence; dur ing the pra) ? r his heavy breathing was In a measure suppressed, an*' at Its conclusion I took hi* hand, when he sensibly preyed mine, and I hade him adieu; I never raw him again. Q. IHd anything occur, upon any of tb--s< occa-ious tn reference to communion alms or offerings' A It was the urage ol Mr. Parish tn make som<* coutribu lion on these occasion* to the communion fund of his I'hureb on one occasion allusion bad been made in our conversation to the claims which were then pro-sing upon the fund he immediately looked towards ilrs. Pa rish holding outbid baud, when she replied, "You wi-ih to p've the Doctor tomelhlngV when he replied, '-Yah yah," iu his usual way, nodding his bead ; she replied, "Very well, when he is going away we will do so . ' upon my rising to l?a?e. some moments allerwards, he la sUtntly held out his hand again to receive the money, she, ipeiiiLg the hag took out a while piece ot i>aper contain leg two or throe small gold pieces: Mr. Pa' Uh received i hem in his baud, but evinced strong displeasure both by bis look und contemptuous mode or e.xprets on, frown ing slid Sft) II g, "Nah, nab, nab," shaking his hand tow ards b.-r, interesting tbat be win not satisfied. aud Molding In hi* way, and refusing to baud the mo ney to me, Mrs. Parish smiled and anl said, ?t.ive it to the poctor " he refused to do to. snd threw the monev hack to hct Mrs. Parish picked it up atd handed it to me it was $16; 1 receiver |? 1 1 ?our?c Mid retired some days afterward* I ? as called on by Mr lielatteld? Mr. William I* lali-ld 1 l imine it was. for I could not tell tne two brothers ? pert -who told me that Mr. Parl-b had given Mrs. Par t,h no rest until he had succeeded in making her under 'tand that It was ht? wi*b to contribute more largely to that Ind; that Mr. Parish had himself s> tecled the nice* and fixed upon the amount which he at that time handed lo me In gold, which was 1.100. Q In what man i rr and b> whom, was the habitual orterlng upon oc.-a sk?is ol - omtn union conveyed U> youf A. (.enerai.y by Mr. Parii b himself uking it from one of his pockets and bandiug it t' me. when about leaving; It was ? as fhr as I remrmber? I was always in gold, and about $25 as a general thing Q Woukl you have any conversation, or make sny stats ment to him concerning the cliari ties' A ' K i asK'ttall) 1 did : upon one occa?ion. for Instance, Mrs. Pari?h inquired ol me how Mr. Bar wood, the minuter ol the Chapel of ?;rac<> was succeeding in raising money to nay for Vii- organ, tthis was in Mr. Paruih's pre-ence> for which or^an 1 had become res;?u-ible V) U?e amount ol $1 tssi, on a pie We ft. m Mr. llarwtol that he ?ould raise' tlie morey an l see it |?id, and towards which payment Mrs 1-arl-b had alr?ady contributed $26 I re pii'dllathe liad mi. . eed. d very ?<adly aud that I had endea\ ored to h- g lh" money, but finding it wo unpleasant, 1 had mysell paid the bal.mc# and let the matter drop; Mr Parish immediately took up the uh|eet and m his inarticulate hut emphatic mannrr, Inquired how much bad | si Id he ? ould. Tor Instance, as soon as I ?aid I had !?id 'be money, point to me and -ay. "yah, yah, \aL in a very .mphatic manner, as if with indignation; I replied \ eg 'lr, I Imve pi.id It rather man beg r h n, en lor their go|' . wbi- b is like draining their hearts hioolfromth. m be then k?ked ?t mo nqulrlm Ir -aln, with his two Pngers ral?ed, which war a MM nmNW ol bis, 1 a ked Turn, "do yon wish to know how ni' n I havf paid'" he replied .mphatiesily '-jes. yes. > n villi yah. ? nodding lit. head I repliod W. bim that the balance 1 ha?l paid was $4^6 ; he im?ediat< ly k? ked at Mr- Pan?b and |s.inte.| to in<- she said jro want me lo r>j>ay this to the Isntor ?e replw ? yah yah, >ah, ysh,'- nodding his head anl popurg to Die . she repll. d, ??very well we L:i i list I aft.rwarda IWMII ? fi?"< It l^r tM' U 1? wlmt way dw Mr. nirun bi. hand at the tmi" ih" ?1? m goM was r-J.-et^l b, hm- A 1IH way of holdnng bis leO band was w ih the kris ? mM am the j?lm upwards and open, witb th? n.< sey tn It Q ltd >ou ever have any conver-ati >n with tiim o t in bis presence, in r-gar.l ? the Ky ? and lar In tirmart ' A. 1 had. 1 had mentioned to Mr I'ari-b the u.t. nts'n Of the trustee, of that in-titir.ton to solicit s ih (r-rr '? ? - ' ? -t. - New York, lowar.U th. -re. IIM. of a suitable building r..r that int.-f'-t.ng and m i-ortni t < hardy and told him that I snns?.o.| he woaid csm tribute lowsr ! th- oh ert ; be stgnift.>d his rea.1 i?ss ,0 , Wt.eu "ir or subMnrtM were pr<;^red I basing been ap|siinl<-.l ciwir n.sn of a < . mm tt'e c.n Collection", ealle l up on Mr. Parish v> lib a subscript on book, U|?n whs h Ihera wer- tl.r.e -.u- ri|t.ons ."$."<> \ii-r tie .1 , i Mt <? ni??n meet'ng him. I ol' erve?l. Mr I'a \ on I. ii ?' been Mini and now are dumb. ,ind my ? id ion and Im.t do what *e .an lo i . il.er p?-?|.le Irom h. ing either blind, or d . nb, ?t . . I be re; ie.1 Histoid. \ ysh \ all. yah yes >r. . e- rea. lung o ifh h ind ior the t he laid it upor> a ,y t,.',.. I i snd turned over I lie Wave- with hi' flit f. Br .Mng not 1 1 ng written but the three suhs< rlptions air*sdy , , I e.l be Us.kKl U||'0 tne w ?! sn inquiring eXPrn ? ? i o it < b as to sa\ . I- there nothing lower than thai * |rM not r., M Par h. e s thsn $5?0?? to me, when il get below that 1 will give op lb.- hflok? ' be replied vab.vab and slriVinu the place tlie t<o.Hi wbire the -ubeciipt'on W VI tlOO e.e h were, with I.'* fincer looked at Mr* Par' I. In hi* u-iial way when he w b bed Iter to doanMhmg for him . she asked, yo-i Wish me to put >n.ir name down' be rep le-l ?es. van, yah. yah," strlklntr the place she said: Rut In- M* I ,r II \ oil WO ;ld like to give more he im me.list.lv -aid ">o No. No, Mo ?? vory emphatically, -?.V r. !.m<ron.le|..-* ws, when iwrnestly bent on sny one U.mg arid n.Hbing but that be did m* wish lo be diverted from it Mr Parlsh wrote his name with $2,000 annexed, ban' i g th? v,.?.k hn. V to hi ; he looked at it to so* If It was right, u. ?. e il il ?ss whsl he wisne.1. He signified bis acqui aseenne, and handed It ha. k to me, himself. 1 ?m unable to fix the |-reclse dale of tbe subeeri|4ion to the Kye and tar Infirmary ; It was in the year 1*5*. or ibe esrlv iiartol tWW?; lb. date of the donation ol $^00, w 'S In Mar. n l*M. or early in April; the donation lo wards the or ii an was in April. 1W2, thcra was and is a ebaritv connected with my churc h, whle.h embraced a missionary srbool . Ibe K|dscopal clergy of the city of New York have agreed aiming themselves to divide the < ity into ilistri ts. lying adjacent lo their respective churches; within the limits of Ibeir respective districts they agree io etiend to the spiritual and temporal wants of the |>oor, with a view to carry that object into effect, I empkiy a a minister of religion to visit every dwelling likely to he inhabited bv poor people, within my dlatrict, to He if their children attend schools, and if not to enter them in ibe nearest pnhlic sehool. II they require fbod or clothing, to snntdy it to gather the children into fund a v schools, and invite tbe |s?renls to attend public worship <? the fixed hours of fenday, where be preaches to th??i with ,?it orst I bad mentioned lh* charity lo Mr Pari 'h, ?nd ne .eened to take a deep mlerert In it. rarely eeetnir me witlout recurring In Ibe eubjact and receiving details of m r snccese with manifest plsasure; upon oi^aslons of m.et ng him he would immedrntelr am?al to me inqulr mtlv as H wanting lo hear something Irom me, holding uiThts flnget" end seylng. Yah. yab, yah, 1 would reply, ot? 1 0I1 wish to hear about the mission snd the school ,r,d i.e would s a \ , Vah, jeb no.lrting his bead m.tb cm .wit satis!* Hon that 1 bad hit hie inquiry. 1 wo-$.l lh-n u, i m ? n. h in.idents as had occurred lo me o the r (lf ??r expetience in the working of this pian. il .e. i-4 to suit h s praet ^el t irr of mind ae b? ng the I I e.t H a) of dotng 100*1 y H' W 1. 1 he in? Host a? pleoeuro yea have spoken of? A. There wa; eipr?H?>on of picture beaming from his eounteai and be continued lo nod bis Uo*4 approvu be would turn IP Mrs. Parish, iu.il hoidmg up his two gen. (it was ad invariable motion of tbe hand.) nodded to her, sLe Inquired if i>? desired to supply exhausted treasury . be signiled at once bis dciire t go, and in a day or two I received bid check for f 500 In whoso check t A. It was signed by Mrs. Parish comjmnied by a note from her saying it wosattherec of Mr. Parish she ban done that. Q Did yon ever anything to Mr Parish on the subject of 8t. Luke's H tal Mr its subscription fund, uml .-.late all you know on suliiect A. 1 had been requested by gentlemen inten in that charity to mention it to Mr. Parish, which 1 die expressed bis approval of the object, and I told him tl subscription book would be presented to him witl few days; be hewed bis approval at the time; the would be ditllcult lor me to tlx; it was in 1863 or 1 it made no impression on me at the time; I had no oh of obtaining or collecting subscriptions for that hoej I mentioned tc Mr. Parish the name* of Dr. Mublec at d Mr. Kobert Minium as per- onri taking deep intt in it, and thttDr. Mublenburg would probably ca him for a subscript' on Q. AtVrr tbe recoipt by yi the $200 d( nation, did anything jmus between you Mr. Parish on that subject r A. Nothing very partic that I remember. I probably took occasion to thaak lor bis great liberality, a* I a ways did in such cases. Alter tbe receipt of the $400 for tie organ, did anyt ]>asa between you on that subject:'' A. 1 wrote a l< t acknowledgment, and It was afterward the sutye ouversatlon between us, I expressing to lnin penoi my grateful seu.-e of bis kindness. A Texas " Wild Woman" Rescued from I Tormentors. For some time post a number ot shocmcn have 1 exhibiting at Cincinnati a woman who was repre.se ps wild, and romantic stories were told nnd publish* the pa|iers of her capture. Ate., on tho Western prai Several gentlemen who visited her became couvii that the woman was insane, and had b-nin cruelly ti up by her captors and dressed to apptar wliat the represented to be. Iter arrest was procured and an animation had by competent persons, who render decision in accordance with tlie views of iboso wht tamed the warrant. Sho wils accordingly ecnt to haiatic asylum The OJum'ium says: ? We entered tho jail ye-terday to make enquiries the condition ol the "wild wsmau." Jailor McLea formed us that a mo- 1 alleeiin;; cue hail pi 1 1 :ken p He had a lew miuiius belnre our artival introduo the nnfor.uiiati \>ild woniau a sweet t?t tl?; ^-rl of years old. a daughter ' I Deputy >ii?-i ?il lven.tnek. child, on being desired, sprang on her knee, threw arms around her mrt, and kissed her and a; The poor woman's eyes in a moment tilled with ti her under lip quiverod, and as the kisses were r-pet she ut length burst into ti ai s. The j.ulor and Mr. Keie assure us that the scene was one of a ino-lallj< character. What anguish she may have sul!"red, ' terror, what depth ot misery may have torn her h we cannot tell. Kind u.-aga, human sympathies, ?-w? et intllienccs of those ot her own .-ex, and espec the melting, loin lung, subduing ten - and caress children, will at length bring the sorrowing creatu herself again. QUALIKIC ATIONS OP A MISSISSIPPI EDITOR ? Yazoo, Mis?., Aiifiwon Jionnsr is owued by Mrs. riett N. Prewett. Tnis lady baH -eeured tbe eervi .es " political editor," whom -be thus anuouie es: ? We have tbe pleasure of announcing to the reade tbe Amrruan Hunwr that Mr. John T. Smith, an writer and a zealous American, who has been conn< with tbe Mississippi press tor fourteen years, has engaged to take charge of the political department of |?per during the < anvass. Mr. Smith, though a ren ably courteous and amiable gentleman, has IVnight duels. Killing bis man every tine. Ho brines into political canvass, be- ides a general stock of political formation and zeal for the cause, two bowk knives of Par-on Beeeher's Sbar|>e's ritles, two iix shooters, sundry canes anil .-hill' labs, not to speak of two pi brass knuckles. We bespeak for Mr. Smith a cordu oeption by Uie press gang P. S ?Mr. ?miih brings into the service a ferocious of whiskers and a diabolical moustache, wm.;ta will < dismay into the ranks of the adversary. He has no arrived at bis po?t; his daguerreotype, by the way. be seen at Gurney's, taken in the Inimitable style of artist. N. B. ? Challenges received from 0 o'clock A. M. Foib Men Hinq. ? Young C. Bovard, fori murder of his wlie, was executed at Y?/oo city. M,s.J Friday, the 4th inst.,. Three negroes, for killing Mr. if ett, their master, were also bung at tbe same timel place. I Km Patents luunl. List of patent* issued from the United Patent Office, for the week ending July 8, IS! each bearing that date:? I Solomon Andrews, of Perth Amboy, for imprfl padlock. " Robert B. Armitage, of Philadelphia, for itnpr method of extirgnit-hinc files. Henry Barringer, of Berry, 111., for improved I chine for np*etung fires. H. B. Barber, of Scott, N. J., for improved of drawing water from wells. Jamea A. Ba/in, of Canton, Mass., fur impifl ment in rotary pumpf. r Horace Bilhnga, of Beardatown, 111., for impj ment in roofing cement. E. Braman and R. Paterson. of Green Castle, for improvement iu brick machines. Hiram B. Brown, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, mproved vice. _ Wm. M. Booth k James H. Mill*, of Boffakfl mpiovemcnt in dies tor stamping or pressing metal. Edward S. Boynton, of East Hartford, for ap| tux lor bitching hor-<en, clothe* lines. Ac. C. N. Clow, ol Port Byron, for improvt rotary pumps. James M. Column k Tbos. Turton, of Mill for improvement in rotary steam engines. John E. Coflin, of Westhrook. Me., for imp machine for rounding and backing booka. Edwin Crawley, ol Cincinnati, for tool for lettering. R. M. Deropsey, of Indianapolis, for improve in smut ma< bin< s. J. K. Dtrby. ol Jamestown. K. V., for impfl stave joiner. Chw. Dickinson k Wm. Bellamy, of Newnrll improvement in securing pearl ornament* in hafl of cast metal. ? Cbas. R. Edward*, of Niagara city, for imp! shutter operator. P Francis J. (-'lowers, of Brooklyn, for ImpJ mode of attaching shafts to vehicles. ( lias. Eroat and A. \S. Webber. of Water Connecticut, for Improved machine for qturl ?nd rutting stone. I Wm. Fuzzunl . of ( 'ambridgeport, for improvB in machinery for felting hat bodies. | John (ionlding, of Worcester, fi>r improvemJ jacoujrtl Ioi-iujv ? English pateni, Nov#-ml?er -2 J J?me< Edwin llal?ey,oi New York, tor io n ?n? in firearms. Jsm?"M A. Iliimer. of Heading, for improvemfl brick ma? bines. ? Asahel A. Mot "hVi? snd Andrew Hotohkfl Sharon. C'onn.,101 Improvn ent in curry comt Win. J. Honoiuann, of Philadelphia, for im; nu nt in looms. Phillin II. Kells, of Hudson, for Improvsnu reversible hor-e power. Alexander B. I .atta. of ('Iminnati, Tor imp vM tor strain carriage. James Minifie. of Bait more, for imprnvtfl raogeii f nt of n.ems for t*laocing and proj^ life and |.r< perty saving vessels. C. A. Mills, of Dubuque, for improved 1 ins mill. Epbraim Mom?. of Bergen. N.J, for imp apparatus for raising and dumping coal. " Albany, for m sander A . Orcutt.of Albany, tor imp taihug machine. Adrian V. B. Orr, of I>ancasW, for imp shingle machinc. ?Nimuel W. Pingrw. of Methnen. Mass.. f| provement in tanuiag hides. Orrin Rice, of Cincinnati, for Improved of gnidiiig circular and other saws. Frederi? k J. Seymour, of Waterlsiry, for is ment in locomotive reflector lampa. Sewell Short, of New London. M iinproved| shoe. Wm. Mount Storm, of New York, for it ment in hrraeh loading firearms. Ha mnel Taylor. ol Cambridge, for imp brushes tor dressing warpa. John Tyler, of Weat I/ebanon. N. H., for in water wheal. Flbrldge Weblier. Of Gardiner, Me., for l? turning machine. C. Wheeler, Jr., of Poplar Ridge, for f in raking attachment for harvesters. 1'iiniel K. Winder, of Cincinnati, fori band printing pressea. H<>ra< e Woodford, of Biddeford, Me., f ? >r in ment in machinery for oleaning the top caiding engines. James B. Aiken and Walter Aiken, of Fr N. H anignor to Herrick Aiken and Jo Aik< n. ot same place, for improvement in kl machines. r ( has. E llnrron. of Lowell. assignor to M^ Oliver, of Man he-tar. N. H., and Char's* E. st'>r??aid, for improved automatic cannon. Btlev Hiirilitt. of pWWfr, assignor tA F,-te> and M:>stel P. Green, of same place, proved l?s?s damper for melodeons, Ac. Wald' P. Craig, <>f Newport, Ky , assignor ?elf and W. K. Righter, or same place, for in mode of constructing dams. Henry S. George of Hyram-e, assignor to and George Grntton, of same place. 1 >? m ment In cooking stoves. John Guest, of the United States navy, prove ment in sounding guards for ve** % lta issrics Jami M. Rothum, of improvement m NMlM pinions. Ac., ot wi lathes. Patented July lfi. 1*51. Kllakim It I orhush. of Hotfaio. f.,r impr ?n gisin ami WHKk NVVIllM MM !? \HM. M~ Prawna-- John ( . Maey, of Cincinnati, fo for ornamental fire place*. Rn?*el1 Wheeler and Stephen A. Bailey, fl for defijrn for parlor ovens. AWtTlOWit, iMPHnviiirr^T -Jas. O. \s BalNtnn. for iMprotvwit in lornr*. P?te*i in, 1?'4