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JfCar.TOHX KVt - riXQ POUT. FRIDAY, JUNE 5. ; , Ortfrss.Lat evening aaiaermead)ig - )y rttspectabVe audience attended fhm moical performance at EL Paul's, and we veaturs' to say. vers kifiWr gratified and delighted. The misty have evidently improved hc the last i bkofpnctice, Use voices and iastru i bavebecotne batter proportiooed to Mcb other, mi batter hartnoniao together. ' Mr. h cledou gave tpecua s of noommoo powers. His voice, rich and mallow, was to Cm volumn, fend he sung with vaooauaon felicity tboaa sacred airs to which hi manner it m peculiarly well t adapted. . Of the various) airt which he song. the nolo, in LsiAer'i waoJ Ayewt, was the Boat dlaramg, and bad, w think, the far great - astaamber of admirer. Mr. Gillmgnam, naual, delighted w with a beautiful aolo on hi tfofin, which be exeeetsd in that exquisite itjU of axceDenc which belongs to turn of all pro - ' fissions! mea in this coantrjr. Tbe Oratorio is, w are Just informed, to be repeated to - morrow sreniog. With tota regret we bare read in the Advocate of thai morning1, ao editorial account of the trial of Hnry B. Hagerman, given in a manner to make an impression wide of the troth. We confine this wai not expected from Mr. Noah. Botlet itpass. If, on no occasion candor is to be looked tor from that quarter, w ask pardon for having premmptuoutly ventured to indulge, for once, n hope to the contrary. Debtor's Prison, New - York, ) Jane 4. 1818. 1 Hi Britannic Majesty's Subjects, conGned as oeoiors m ine cnj rnsoo, new i ore, mum their grateluJ KtMwiedgemrot to James Buchanan. Em. His Majesty's Consul, for hie vrrv polite visit a well as for bis liberal donation, to enable them tha belter to commemorate tbe birth - day of his Majesty. J antes Bachannan. Esq. British Consul, New York. , We an informed, that in addition to the fort going act of tbe consul . that gentlemen went to the Lunatic Asylum, in order to distribute to bacco among nch British subjects as are conn Bed therin ao that those, the most forlorn ofhis majesty's labjects, should, on tbe birth day of j their sovereign, participate in the festivities of tbe day ia tha eery way of which they are cap We. T A tutor e the Xeie - York Ammng Pott So1 Obeying a maiicmus publication in the New - York tvening Fort, of the 30th May, by " One of Ten" passengers of the chaise of Saturday, the Z3J, from Philadelphia, staling that impost lioos were practised en toe public, the proprieton deem it only nscaamry to say, that it ten pasaengert were admitted ia one coach, it Wat without their knowledge, and contrary to their orders, as their agent at Bristol has express direction to furnish two carriages wheneTer (her were ton passant en. . Tbe great eooonragemeut this route has received from travellers, and the satisfaction they have an i .ten expressed, of the great expedition and good snanagemri of the line, - prove sum - cianUy the nialica and fal. - ily contained in the publication ot ' One ot I eo." The etrcuts - stanc of tha gentleman being left, originated through bis own meant hating; riven the rong aember of hit lodgings, the porter was unable to find him - a circumstance which at that early Mar couia ont lie remedied, and one which, he mon acknowledge was owing to a mistake on his part, rather than that of the proprietors. The fonl assertion of the writer of that scurrilous paragraph, particularly where he alludes to the drunkenness of the porter, must nave arisen either trora a s'rong inclination to fabify, or his laboriog under the same influence he has so uogeoerooily charged on the porter, a sober and industrious man. ' The Prorrielort of the Pott Cfiaite. , Philadelphia, Jnne 2, 1813. ASSWERr - The gentleman who wrote tbe piece above alluded to, signed " One tf the Ten," is personally known to the editor, and,' as be is absent from town, I can say for aim he is a respectable man, and utterly incapable of misrepresentation. TTu Swinuh Multitude are still permitted to wrest our streets, notwithstanding ail that tins been written nod printed against so great a uni sauce Whvisnot the voice of our citisens re carded f All err out against the disgusting evil. and yet it is suffered to exist. It was no longer affo than luesilay, that a lady had an elegant and costly dress ruined, in Broadway, by one of these filthy animals, who was bathing in tbe gutter, and oo being started by a dog, ran between a la - dy and gentleman, spattering them both with mud, to the great diversion of the boys, and for oujnt we snow, to ine graiincauoa ot trie ,om raon Council. ?ep. Chronicle. ADOITIOtT. We are al'o iniormed, that yesterday as a co?ch with a family of children was passing up Greenwich - street, an overgrown bog, punned by a dog, started yp with a loud snort, and ran directly under the horses' (set, throwing one of them flat on the pavement, where he lay ea tan gled in the harness for some minuter, to the ul most terror of (ho children and their attendants. Tha sloop Alert, tent out last December with the donations collected in this city lor the inhabitants of St. John, Newfoundland, who lost their all by fire, returned last evening, after en countering many perils and hardships. The grateful manner in which they received tha charity, is fully evinced in the proceedings of a town - meethg at that place, which shall be given in onr next. From Ihe Rirfimond Enquirer. A Utter of advice, written from a father to his only daughter, immediately after her marriage. The fallowing letter is handed to us from the pen of oue of the best'' and our correspon - deo' behaves in hie conscience, one of the greatest men that Virginia has produced." It is written In as admirable manner Uoo a most iuter - eting subject und is worthy of the high reputation which the anther boars. It form, in ... clletrt suppletneot to the cekbraltd letten of ur. rtorj to bis uaagntcrs. juyuevr, ion bare just entered into that state whtch is replete with hanpioesr. or m'uerv. The issue depends upon that prude:it amiable, tmifnrm roonuct, wmcn wmlon. and virtue to atronejy recommend on the one hand or, on tha' imprndence, which a want of t cfl. tllon, or pas - aion assy prompt, on tha other. But as thtre u no wish nearer to my heart, tlran that you may ensure all I bat hipviness, wnirh the union at virtual! persons is capable of beit - .win, snd m the b:r sometioies err for want of previous reflect m upon the line of conduct which ii invari ably "b pursued, tuw can I recutrvon abiv er serrice, thu by prsseuUo; yoc wilh that ad a vice, which the warmest affection suggest. My rxrttfiem - e. a well as. mv solicitude. sV. fond hope of seeing yoa happy and beloved, even salt interest, for tow hapuiness most aow constitnte the principal source of that of your parents, all urge me to fulfil duty, at once pleasing, ana trsMtmost useful. You possess a good heart, and a goad under. stantnac. roe are allied te n man ot aonor, talents, and of an open, generous disposition. Yoi have therefore, is your own power, au use essential mgredieats of domestic happiness. It cannot be snarr'd, if you new reflect upon that system of conduct, which you ought invariably to punoe ; if yon now see dearly the path from which von will resolve never to deviate. Our condact is, often, the result of whim, er caprice, often such as will give as many a pang unless we see betorehand, what is always the most praise - worthy, aud the most essentia! to nappi . I will call your attention to a few prima ry rules of conduct, from which a virtuuos wife. one who has tbe sense and the goodness, to en deavour to promote mutual happiness, aad to render tbe matrimonial state a feast of the par est anection, will neuer depart. The first maxim, which yoa should impress most deeply upon your mind, is never to attempt to cootroul your husband, by exposition, by dis pleasure, or any outer suarK of sneer. A man of sense, of prudence, of warm feelings, cannot, and will not bear an opposition of an kind. which is attended with an angry louk, or expres sions. The current of his aneciioos is suddenly stop'd ; bis attachment is weakened ; be begins to feel a mortification the most pungent I he k be littled evea in his own eyes ; an J be awured, the wife who once excites those sentiments in the breast of her husband, will never regain the high round wmcn stie might, and ought to nave re tained. v hen he marries ber, if he be a rood man, he expect? from ber smiles, not frowns ; he expects to find in her one who is not to cootroul him, not to take from him the freedom of acting as His own judgment shall direct ; hut one who ill place such confidence id him. as to believe that his own prudence is his best euide. Little things, which, in realit v, are mere trifles in them selves, often produce bickerings and even quarrels. Never permit them to be a subject ol dis pute. Yield them with pleasure, with a smile of affection. Be awured, that oue difference outweigh them all, a thousand, or ten thousand times. A diuerence, in reality, with your bus - band ought to be considered as the greatest cala mity, as one mat u to be mot! studiously guarded against : it is a demon, wbicn mutt nerer be permitted to enter a habitation, where all should be peace, unimpaired "onfideoce and heartfelt aflee tion. Besides, what can a woman rain by her opposition, or her differences .'Nothing. But she loses every thing ; she loses ber husband's respect for ber virtues ; she loses bis love, aud with that, all prospect of future happiness, ihe creates ner own misery, and then utters idle and amy complaints ; but utten them in vain. Tbe love of a husband can be retained oolv bv the high opinion which he entertains of his wife's goodness of heart, of her amiable disposition, of tne sweetness of ner temper, of ber prudence, and of her devotion to him. Let nothing, tinsn any eceatum. ever lessen mat opinion. Un the . ... . . v - . contrary it should augment every day j be should have much more reason to admire her for those excellent qualities, which will cat a lustre over virtaom woman, when her personal attractions are no more. Has your husband staid out longer than vou expected ? When he returns, receive Dim as tbe partner of your heirt. Has he disappointed you in something you expected, whether of orna ment, oi furniture, or of any other convenience ? never evuice discontent ; receive his apolorv ith cheerfulness. Does he. when vou are housekeepers, invite company, without inform - uir you oi u, or onngnome witn mm airieud; woaiever may be your repast, however scanty it may be, howerer impossible it may be to add to it, receive them with a pleasio? countenance, a - dorn yoor table with cheerfulness, give to your husband and to your company a hearty welcome ; ii wui more uiau cotnptn ate for every other do - flcUncy i it will evince love for vonr hiub&nd. good sense in younelf, and that politeness ol manners, wnirn acts as tbe mest powerful charm; it will give to the plainest (are a lit superior to all thalloxury can boast. Never be discontented upon any occaion of this natare If apologies, ai silly people often think, be necessary, your borband will make them ; or, an ingenioo.' wife will, with good humor, banter her husband for giving his friends so indifferent a repast. In the next place, as your husband's success in his profession will depend upon his popularity, and as the manners of a wife have no little influence in extending, or lessening the respect and esteem of oilier for her husband, you should take care to be affable and polite to the poorest, as well as to the rich. A reserved haughtiness is the sure indication of a weak mind, and an unfe eling heart. With rc.pect to your servants, teach them to respect and love you, whilst you expect from them a reasonable discharge of their respect - ive duties. Never teaze yourself and them by scolding i it has no other effect than to ren der tnem discontented, and impertinent Admonish them with a calm firmness, and if that moae wui not produce tne desired effect, let the be moderately punished. Cultivate your mind by the perusal ofthoe dooics, winch instruct, whilst thtv amuse. l)o not devote much of your time - to novels. There are few, which may be useful in improving, and in giving a higher tone to our moral sensibility but, in genera!, they tend to vi - tia e the tastt - , end to produce a disrelish fur substantial, intellectual food Most plays are of the same cases they are not friendly to that delicacy, which is one or the ornam.'nts of the female character. History, geography - poetry, moral essays, biography, travels, sermons, and ether well ritten religious prouuc tions, will not fail to enlarge your understand, ing, to render you a mnre agreeable companion, and to exalt your virtue A woman, devoid of rational ideas of religion, has nos cu - rity for her virtue it is sacrificed to ber pas - sions, whose voice, and not that of her jod, U her only govenvng principal. Besides, In those hours of calamity, to which families must be exposed, where will she find a support, if it be not in her just reflections upon that all ruling Providence, which governs the universe, whether animate or inanimate t Mutual politeness between the most intimate friends, is essential to that harmony, which should never be once broken, or interrupted. How important then is it between man and wife ? Tbe morn warm tha attachment, the lets will either party bear to be slighted, or treated with the smallest degree of rudeness, or inattention. This politeness, then, if it be not itself a virtue, it, at least, the means of giving to real goodness a new lustre t it is the means of preserving discontents, and even quarrels ; it is the oil of in - lercourte; it rt moves asperities, and give to every thing a smooth, an even and a pleaiing moremett. 1 will only add, that matrimonial happiness iloes not derv - ud upon wealth ; no, it is not to be found in wealth, but in minds properly tempered and suited to our respective ituatioos. Compe tency m necessary ; all beyond that point is ideal. Do not surpore, however, titat I would net advise and stimulate, if requisite, your husbaud to augment nis property by all hnoeet nn - i com - m untitle tntAns. I would wish to see him ac tively engaged in U' h a pursuit beranse, en - ga:;eDrenl, as - dulous eui4oyment in obtaining some luj,l,le end, is efseulKl to happiu. lo the attainment of a fortune by honorable means, and particularly bv pmteHonal exnrtion, a man derives peculiar nUUon in seir - Hr(Uu, as T V iu,TMiuR estimation iu wluch bo is UlI I by Uiom aroiu. J turn. Such men always mdau cheetfuitcss, a Ike flv w of spirits, smilcctteoamtfy afford the tet proof of the.r happiot - Mj 'while the' indolent, or' those who spend more than they make, are as universally gloomy, discontented and peevish. la the management cyoeroVnestie concerns, let pradence and wise economy always prevail Let neatness, order, judgement be sera in all mar diffi - mnt denertmenta. finite liberality with a just frugality ; always reserve something for the band of chari.y, and never let your door be dosed to the voice of suUrnog humanity - Your servants, in par lieu Ur, will have the strongest claim upon yoor charity let them be well fed, well clothed, nursed ia sickness, and never anjustly treated. I could as easily write a vol um upon toil interesting subject, as the short letter whirb yon now receive. But I am persuaded, it is of mora importance to lead you " to reflect ia tioveyapoa tbe essf atial means of securiog nutnmoeia! happiness," than to eater into a more minute detail. Without such reflections, you would expect au effect, when the sufficient cause was removed In short there are two or three ways of gaining wisdom. If we are to be taught by our own experience, the cost is, too ofteo immense - If by the experience of ail those who have jone before as, tha cost to as is nothing; we set out aright, and the path we have entered upon, will every day become more pleasing. That you may enjoy mutual happinert is the fervent prayer of your affectionate father. - From Hit National Intelligencer. . raisca coiosriat mccla host. Ordonnanct . Bv hit moufv'r command. The governor and admiuutrator, for the king, of tbe colony of Martmu o, Having seen the ordonnance of the adminisi ra - tors of this colony, dated the glitb of October last, authorizing the opening t - f the ports to fo reigners, m consequence of the recent disastrous hurricane : Considering that tbe term of said orJooninre expires on the 20th iustant, being a period of six months from the date of its publication, and that the interest of the national commerce requires the immediate re - etablthment of the edict ol tbe 30th August, 1784, prescribed in the most positive terms by tbe orders of the ministry Tbat Uia supply of cassada Dour, which iorm a principal resource in the food of the slaves of this colony, has totally failed : That the re - establumnent of this erancn oi culture, ravaged by the hurricane, w ill require at least a t welvcmontu : That it is equally essential to the interests of the mother country, and to those of the inbam tents of the colony, that every possible means should be adopted to provide for the sustenance of its population : Having also seen the opinions on this subject, as declared by the merchants and traders of r ort Koyal and Si. fierre : And after due deliberation thereon in council, Has, provisionally, ordered the adoption of the following measures, subject to the approba tion of bis majesty vis : Art. I. r mm and after tbe 30th of the pre sent month, the regulations of tbe 30th August, 1784, shall be exclusively carried into execution, respecting the admission of foreign vessels into the colony, subject, however, to the following exceptions. Art. T. Wheat flour, imported in foreign ves sels, shall continue to be admitted for the term of four months, that is, until the first of September, IBIU. Art. 3. Rye flour shall in like manner be ad mitted for the term of six mootlis, that is, until the first of November, of the same year. Art. 4. 1 be above descriptions ol hour shall pay the duties as established by the ordonnance of the 33th October last, agreeably lo the rates ol duties laid for the year 1818, Lc. Uiven at eU fierre, Martin ico, sealed with our arms, and countersigned by the secretary of uie government, this el Apnl, 1HIU. UOISZELOT. lieutenant - general. By the governor and administrator for tSe king, UU1LL.AU MK, Secretary of the government. AMERICAN COPPER. Experiments madi! hy the Assay Master of th lung oi me i ewer i anus, ai uie mini oi i ircrni, on the n:i live copper existing in blocks on tne sr.uth side of Lake Superior, in a letter front Mr. Eustis. minister plenipotentiary and envoy extraordinary from the United States, &: to Dr. Samuel L. Mitchill, dated Hague, Oct 12, 1317. Vlxh Six, Perceiving hy the puhlic newspa - pets, that my friend Dr. Le Baron, had presented y u a piece of copper, I inclose you the anu ly 'ia ol a piece which be give me, at the mint of Utrecht, a portion of which, in its crude state, I presented to the minister of foreign affairs, t,i hr tteiH.sited in the university of Leydf n. My ob - led in procuring an assay In a Toreigo country, was first, to add to tbe diflusino of informati ,r respecting our country; and secondly, that it niigrit be compared with experiments made ir the United btates. 1 bad hoped to return tins autumn, and to have taken it with me, hut the state oi'our commercial relations with this coun try has net usarily deferred that hope until the spring. If Ur. Le Barron is near you, I will thank you to prtscnt me to him. With great respect and esteem, I am. kc W.EUSTI3. Tbe Hon. Samuel L. Mitc hell. The report from the mint is in these words From every appearance, the piece of cnirier seeou to have been taken from a roans that has undergone fusion. The melting whs, however, not an operation of art, hut a natural effect, caused hy a volcanic eru;tion. J he stream ol lava prohahlv canted nlvnf. in ife course, the aforesaid body of copper thM had formed into one collection, as fast as it was heat ed enough to run, fsom all parts of the mine. The united mass was proliahly borne, in this manner to the place w lie re it now rests in the soil. Thechrystalized form, observable every where no the original surface of tlio metal that has been If ft ufouched or undisturbed, leads uie to presume, that lbs fusion it has sustained wns by process of nature ; since this chrtstnlited surface can only be supposed to Inve l.sen produced by slow and gradual cooling, whereby the ropner assumed regular figures as its heat pased into other substances, and the metal itsrlf lay expo sed to the air. A to tbe prooerties of the copper itself, it mav he observed, that its color is a ch ar red ; that it is peculiarly qualified for rolling anil forgir.g ; and that its excellence is indicaUd hy it rest - in hlancetothe copper usually employed by th Enslish for plating The dealers in copper call this sort Peruvian copper, to distinguish it Irntn that of Sweden, which is much less malleable. 1 he specimen, under consideration, ia incomparably better than Swedish copper, as well on arcoant of its bril Iwtit color, as for tbe fineness of its pores, and its extrene ductility. Motwithstandirig, before it is esed in manufactures, or for the coining of money, it ongl t to t melted anew, for the purpose of purify us; it frum such earthy particles wi ich it msy cootiin. I he examinatiw of the Unrth American cop per, in the sample received fnm his excellency the minister, hy iht operations of the rupeland Uie tet hy fire, has proved, that it does not contain the smallest particle of silver, geld, or any other metal. F row the Philadelphia Union. Aei Type foundry. The specimen of priat - ii g types lately poMished from the new foundry estaMi - hrntnt in this city hy Messrs. Reic'C Ma irk Co. is certainly equal, if not superiir. to any specimec (as far as it goes) erer exhibit J either in Europe or America. Were we to give a preference t" any of the sins, it would be to the Brevier, which tor beauty of fare, niforcni - ty of site, and the regularity of the letters in tne line, smight well serve as a model for all other founts. We observe also that t.iis letter is the regular sise both in thickness snd depth of the founts formerly fair hv Wi'soo nt Prnllfcrut and will take as much in tie line nt the gerteraliiy of mioibn, heretofore cast in this country. Tbe barkstope English is a beautiful spe - imea of fancy letter, aJtoongn we are ni mends to at new shaped or new fang led type, aix: thick " r plaio lloman character etrnenor to all other si tbii letter displays the ingenuity of the artists, and prow the ability ofMessrs Tteich. Starr Co. to produce any Irtttr, plain or omkmeoted, to gratify ry ta, P .';... Ai..(.i. th. nl.in . unadorned beSS - rv of the Roman character, or is more desirous ol being Qaisico uj uie ui' j v '"au the sixes in the specimens (from double pi - e n brevier on minum body inclusive) are beau tifully cut, and seem to be fitted op and cast with 0e greatest accuracy ana cure, snu doubt not this foundary will add greatly to the Imoravement of printing in A merica. We sincerely hope that these enterprising artists may meet with such encouragement as will stimulate them to unremitted exertions, and am ply reward them for their industry and ingenut - tjr" PRINTING. To the Editor of Oie Edinburg Weekly Journal. We think it our duty to avail ourselves of the opportunity which the insertion of the following teller auords us, of beanng our testimony 10 uie merit of .Vr. Ruthvrn's presses. In the course of an extensive busiuess during the last tweuty years, we have made patirnt and repeated trials of all the printing - presses that we know to exist s of the common press, the rrencn press, me oian - hope press, and the Ruthven press. Tha result is, that we give tbe preference, very decidedly, to the Ruthven press t because we have found it to be superior to the French, and equal to the Stanhope press, in uniformity of impression, and facility of workings and far superior to both in durability. We think it, therefore, the best, and, with reference to its excellence and strength, tbe cheapest press, that we have ever made trial of. JAMES BALLANTYNE b CO. Sir, As an object of the greatest importance to printers has now been completely ascertained by my patent printing presses, I request yoe will hare the goodness to communicate it, through the medium of your paper. From the arrangement of the parts of the press, and from the power being applied at each end of the platiu, and returned against pie under - sunace ol tne tablet or coffin, the pressure is so equally diffused, that there is not only a more clear impression produ ced, but an immense saving in the durability of the type, is saUslariordy proved, ine accuracy of the pressure, and the uniformity with which it is appliid, is inch, that from an ounce to twenty ton; of pressure, or upwards, may be given with the greatest facility and certa i..ty ; as a proof of this, the smallest piece of work may be printed at the one end of the tablet, without a bearer in any part of it. For their decided superiority in printing from stereotype plates, I refer to Mr. Rutt, Shackle - well, near London, where seven of my presses hare been engaged on stereotype work for up wards of two years. I may add, that from this invention having been brought forward after upwards of twenty years practical experience in the printing business, 1 have been enabled to give it all those ad vantage w hich can only be procured from a pro - fenional knowledge both of the press and those employed at it. I am, sir, your's, lc JOHN RUTHVEN. sr. sirrnena. (an b ami) May 9. Governor Bibb returned to this place on Sun day last. An expedition against the hostile iudiaiis having been arranged, a detachment ot valunteers marched from Claiborne the day previously. It is understood that the Spanish Territory will no longer furnish an asvlum to the enemv. ' Yesterday theeovernor received intelligence from snaior Yotmsrs who commanded at Fort Crawford, that he had organized a force con sisting of regulars, militia from Camp Montgo mery and Choctaws. croceeded down the F.s cambia in boats, attacked the hostile Indians on Pnisaeola Bay. within one mde of Pensaco - la, on the 25th ult killed nine, wounded twelve or thirteen, and took eight prisoners, Willi the lost on bis part of one man only Lieut Allen commanded the militia. 1 lie ex pedition was so cautiously and properly con ducted, that the enemy were i.ot apprized of danger onM the attack was made. I ie day afterwards the e - overnor of Pensaccla issued a proclamation, forbidding the inhabitants to sell or give any supplies to the Indians, and informed the Chiefs that they should not be pro tected. He at the same time, sdvued them to surrender and sue for peace. Major Youngs speaks in high terms) of the good conduct of the detachment under his command. It is highly probable, therefore, that the pe riod is not distant when our fellow citixenson the fonticr may safelv repose in their habita tions. SALEM June t. We learn with pleasure, that tbe Koval Socie ty of London, at their annua meeting this spring paid a tribute to American senilis, in electing our townsman, Ur. Bowditch, an honorary member of that scientific body. At the same time wbere also elected, Messrs. irony, Arago, anu Hauy. Frm the Jitinal Advecate. Peachee and Plume. Many conjectures have long been afloat respecting the cause of the destruction of fruit ti ees, particularly thme of the peach vkI plum some have ascribed it to a worm in tbe root, others to an epidemic, and ami med, that when one tree was nfeeted the disorder was communicated toothers I have, however. long held a d.fferent opinion, and have now become fully satisfied, that the evil originates from the.t.ngof an insect, commonly called a Beetle, or Scaraboeus, evidently of the Coleoptera tr be. This insect is a - bout the size of a large pole bean, of a dark brown colour i millions of them have this season appeared, and are found in spading up gardens, and ploughing. Early in the morning they shelter themselves about three inches under ground, where they continue in a kind of torpid state, until night, when they crawl out, take the wing, and buzz among the branches of the tree - like a swarm of bees ; they feed on the leaves and sting the tender branches of the trees, which sting is ao poironous as to effect the j ; ices of the whole tree, and to cause the leases to turn yellow, and crir.kle.and the tree to die. The early fruit has already been stung, and will .ioubUtss drop, or become wormy. I publish this with a hope that some one more competent than myself may make a more thorough exi mination, and point ont a remedy. AOHICOLA. From the Monthly Magasine. Injurious tffrett of JLinntLU is a prevalent but mot erroneous idea that flannel next the skin improves the health ; instead of which ii is decidedly debilitating and renders the tender ud delicate f who all perspire too readily) still tore so. Flannel being a bad conductor of heat, Ihe body h kept in warm weather in a constant vapour both of its own transpiration, and the sa - lutaij access of tbe air prevented. The ultimate consequences of tbe excessive excitements of the cutaneous functions are a'oay and relaxation: txtrspimtiou is rendered doubly liable to suppression, and the stomach aud d:gestive organs suffer frtai direct sympathy. Maoael next tbe skin is an effectual means of reducing the flesh, as is well known te prrsons n training jockeys. Ac - Doubtless it is b'ghly ireful in many diseases (in determini. - r to fie surface) and in old age, to excite 'mv diminished peespiration. Flannel is also pripr lor those who are much exposed to he inclemencies of tbe weaihrr. ir l tc soldiers ar.d sailors in (he damps and kvi ot' unwbole - wie cliaaVes. The robust and strong may rjr it with impunity; but l. - i ihe yaung and ueiiCA - .e oeware of toning n.jiel, least they . I . , . . - . , r . . , ' been.. teailerexoUcto, iKtead of hardy plaot. like alcohol and spices, it if difficult . . . t . . utAV.li.US. r t tolay a - nils wnen once tne naon siii' REMARK. - " The above paragraph is going the round of all papers, bat, I have strong doubts whether it is not calculated to do more harm than good. The safer and sorer way is for the invalid to consult his physician, as to the expediency of leaving off flannel or continuing tbe wear of it, and not lo trust to any general rules on the subject. . The horte and the riper By a We report read before the Royal Institute of France, it appears that the great viper, called Fer de lance, is one of the most dreadful scourges of the West - Indies, but is fbuod only in Martinique, St. Lucia, and another small island. This viper is so savage, that the moment it sees any person, it immediately erects itself, and springs upon h,im. Iu raising itself, it rests upon four equal circles, formed by the lower part of the body : when it springs, these circles are suddenly dissolved After the spring, if it should miss its object, it may be attacked with advantage ; but ibis requires considerable courage t for as soon as it can erect itself again, the assailant rous the greatest risk of being bitten. Often, too, it is so bold, as to follow its enemy by leaps and bounds, instead of fleeing from him ; and it does not cease the pursuit till iU revenge is glutted. In iu erect position it is so much tbe more formidable, be - cruse it is as high as a man, can even bite a person upon horseback. M. Morreau de Jonnes was once riding through a wood, when his horse reared ; and when the rider looked round to dis cover the cause of the animal's terror, he perceived a Fer de lance viper standing quite erect in a bush of bamboo; and heard it rms several times. He would have fired at it witn nis pistoi, but the affrighted horse drew back to ungovernably, that be was obliged to look about for somebody to bold him. He now espied at some distance, negro upon the ground, wallowing in his blood, and cutting with a Hunt knife the flesh from the wound occasioned by the bite of the same viper. When the autnor acquaiuicu ram with his intention or killing the serpent, ne earnestly opposed it, as be wi - hed to take it alise, and make use of it for his cure, according to the superstitious notion oftlie negroes, lie presently rose, cut some banes, made a soars with them, and then concealing himself behind the lush, near tbe viper, he attracted its attention by a low whistliug noise, and suddenly throwing a noose over the animal, drew it tight, and secured his euemy. M. Morreau saw this negro a twelve month afterwards, but he had not perfectly recovered the use of the limb bitten by the viper. The negroes persecute these vipers with the greatest acrimony. When they have killed one, they cut off its head, and bury it deep in the earth, that no mischief may be doue by the f.ingi, which are dangerous alter the death of the animal. Men and beests shun this formidable reptile ; the birds manifest the same antipathy for that as they do lor owls in Europe, and small one of the loria kind, even gives warning by its cry, that a riper is at baud. MArvKItU, At Windham, (Conn ) on the Sd inst. Capt Rufus L Baker, to Miss Eliza Taintor, daugh ter of Charles Taintor, Esq. of that phice. Last evening, hy the Kev. Mr. Bnrk. Mr. Da vid Smith, merchant, to Miss. Evelina Jones, daughter of Mr. Thomas Jones, all of tbis city. U1E11, - At Walton, on the 2Sd ult. after a severe lingei insr illness, which he bore with compo sure and resignation, Joshua Pine, Esq aged 60 years. HFLjWG POST M.1RLVIC LIST. CLEARED. StiioCommidore flndzers. Day. NOrleans Emulation, Paddock, . Belfast uuniap swrant Brig Cincinnati, Murine, Si hr. Molly, Enmmers, NOrleans Foster &Giraud Richmond Harvard, Dariex, Norfolk Farmer's Industry, Higgins, St. Andrews Sloop Eliza, Dawson, New - London Amazon. Kelly, Bostci: JtrtR.rLl THIS FOR.ESVO. Schr. Maria, Briggs, 5 days from Philadel phia, with flour, dry goods, ruin.&c. toL'Hoin - medieu & Brown, owners, dm & Rankin, J Lovd. Goodwin k Son. W F Van Amnnge. t Long, Thomsr - o & Chipman, W Watkinson, J A ii W B Post, U Fmn Co. Collins It t o. J Knstt urn Co. S Cr.rp, Buck ft Cwt, II Gard ner, O Carter and others. Sch Monroe, Hortun, 9 davs from Richmmd. with flour and tobacco, to Walsh St Gallagher, A Freeland, jr. C R Duffi ., N Hawxhu.st, T Win. and Trokes, Dv.dson & Co. 12 pasaen gers. Sloop Victor) - . M'Cullum, 19 days fiom Blakely, with cotton, skins and fur, to Peters & Merrick, K Si C W Davenport & Co. T Whu - temore, and others. Passengers, Messrs Wil - son, Newell, Hugham, Wright, Ik artiorn, Os - born. Measure). Co.k, Mostly, Hurgcr, and Reed. Left, schooner Nassau, Hitchcock, for N York, 1st June i sch Constellation, for New York, about the 10th ; sch Ann - Maria, Wright. for do. on the 5th. May 19, lat 24 30, long 80, spoke ship Rebecca, from Bordeaux, bound to N Orleans, 60 days out. AT QUARANTINE. Sch Colodon, Smith. 15 days from St Pierres, Mart. With sugar, molasses, wine and cordis!. llFXO'V, Sch Martha, from Philadelphia, to L'Hom medieu k llrown and 2 brigs, one apparently an armed vessel. .I HUH F.n L.ST f FF.yiM;, Sch Margjret - Ann, Kingsland, from Peters burg, and 48 hours from Capes, with floui - , molasses and shingles, to GGiS Hon land, T Irvin, and th' - master Sch Sally, Smith, 15 days from ?t. Pierres, Mart with sugar, molasses Mine, &c. to J A Leainy No news. Sch Sally. .Vather, 2(j davs trom Fort - su - 'rince, with a full cargo of coffee, to Smith & Hubbell, owner J Slideil & Co. De Rham and De Leosert, W :olga'e & t o D S Si I Brown, RCaiti ell, A Bell, J II Leverith, and C Tor re. Lett snip uom rerry, uussen, tor ttor deatix ; brig Jerome, Hurlbut, for N York in 10 days ; sell I'etion, heaving out. cb Isley. Stan wood, b davs trom fluladel - phia, with corn meal, to W F Van Amringe. Sloop Only Daughter, Ireland, 4 days from Wilmington, I), with corn meal, to W F Van Amringe. sloop iNancy, Marshall, 4 days trom Phila delphia, with merchandize, to P Grim, and others. Sloop Alert, Snow, 16 days from St. Johns, N. F. with coal and 66 passengers, to J An derson & Co. Spoke nothing. Despatch line sloop .Vancv, Marshall, i days from Philadelphia, with bricks, flour, teas, rum. ginger, u ine, paints and dry goods, to P Grim, owner, Wtn Gallagher, bmith A Bai ley, Patrick, Aymar k to J.ickson k Wolley, H W Field, L Ooudam, rs j a Urary, and others. CaaniErrov, Mav 28 Arrived ship Maria - Caroline, Macy, New - Ywk 5 days. Hnir J - smra - Mimroe, Hull, Providence, R 1 8 day. Off Cape Fear, spoke brie; Toadfish, of Bristol. RI 26 days from Trinidad .Spanish sch. Opposition, Lopez, St. Johns. (Cuba,) 7 days. Sch Thatcher, nerrien, N Orleans 15 days. and 13 from the Balize. Passed at the Kuliie, bound up, ship Orleans, of and from Philadel phia brig Sampson, Henfield, of N. London, from Havana; schr. E izabeth and Jane of Charleston, from Havana, and a number ofl other vessels, names not recollected. Ssw a uuicr insui, umci wi rcswiircecu. OBW a numbet of ff B4lize iif them supposed to be bound up to Hew - Or. icaus. un uie ivui insi tat at, long 83 40. spoke chip Condoma, 8 days from X Orleans bound to Philadelphia. On the BOth instant, James pili idge, a seaman, belonging to Balti. more, died on board the Thatcher of an spoi bleetiefit. DntheOtrt In.t or !. ..I,' on the S. W. part of Carrisford Reef, stripped anu completely aesenca. 81oop Good - Intent, Marsh, Providence, B. L 17 days. Went to sea yesterday, hrifj Kingston, B. ehelnr, for Liverpool ; schrs. Ceres, Mills, for NYorkj Harvest, Emery, fordo; Charleston. Packet, Vail, for do ; Phoenix, Green, for do NEW BERN, N. C. May S3. Arrived, schr." Sally, Gould, NYork; sloop Alexander - Cluo. Holt, do. . Cleared, schr Rebecca, Bears, NYork NEW - ORLEANS, May 11 - Cleared, shin Ohio, Toly, Philadelphia; brig Argo, DHL N York. ' . . . From the Turn. Mav 10 Arrive.!, hri. ik. ona, from Norfolk, with slaves. 1 be new iji'erprue, from Galvestown, rt - ports that there were upwards of COO men there Peter Ellis, Johnstone, Liverpool; Zcchvr' Rhode - I - land. t J The brig Abeona, spoke, lat23, 17, long 9 U. S. brig Enterprise, lieut. Kearnrv. hn ported that two davs hefnm the kn.l r,n :.. with the Phoebe Ann, of Philadelphia, in distress "'S "r s. jjjimu overnoaru in a gate, (John 11 uirer,; pm a crew oo Doard and sent her to Mobile'. ' ALEXANDRIA. Mnvll.a lrit - 0fl S Ia . j - ......vw, t.u, Alexander, Curtis, tldayslrom Thomaston. no, i ravers, o aays irom JNew - York. fclor.n Hisinir fun. Smillv 0 4... dence. . ioop Sally, Pratt, 9 days fromtProvMence. Seer Planter, Dyer, 9 days from Portland. Schr Prince C Graves. AiL.n 7 j... r - Sedgwick, Maine. stiirjane, Tallin, irom Boston, bound to Washington City. June I. arr. brie Lion. Scott, from Wiiruun via Baltimore THEATRE. Mr. and Mrs. Parker's Benefit On Friday evening, June 5, will be preteDled, the grand Komantic Melo Drama ot i'lMOL'R THE TARTAR. Timour, Mr. Robertson Kerim, Parker Zorilila, Mrs. Barnes After which, a new ballet of action, (under tbe direction of Mr. Parker, railed DONALD. OF DUNDEE. Donald, Mr. Parker 1'attie, (with a song) Mrs. Parker luthecourse ol the evening, the comic song of Barney leave the girls alone, hy Mr Barnes. To conclude with TUB SPOIL'D CHILD. Little Pickle, Mrs. Parker with a hornpipe in character.! Performance to commence at half past seven o'clock. fctCOMJ tiKAM) UKA'I OHIO. Or - 'Ihe second Grand Oratorio by the New York Handel and Haydn Society will take place on Tuesday evening, the 9th inst. at which time Handel's Grand Dttttogent Te Denm will be performed. Suhscriplions will remain open at the following places (ill Monday the Hilt : Mr. Riley's music store, Chatham si. ; Mr. Easthurn's Book Store, Broadway t Mesas. Goodri h tc Co's. do do; Mr. Dubois' Musx store, do ; Mr. Gcib's do M&iilrn lane ; T. .V J. Swords, Pearl - street ; aud Messis. Kirk k Mercein's Book Store Wall street. J 5 NOTICF.. 07 All persons having demands against the Estate of the lte Dr. James Tillury, (deceased) will please to present the same to either of the Subscribers. And persons indebted to the Estate, are lequcstcd t make pryment to A. D. Duff, at No. bJ Wahu gton - Mreet. June 5th WIS. A. D. Dl IT, ) M A L I U V G ELSTON, Executors. D. b. JONES. S Je5 1w FHENIX BANK. (tj - Anelecii'in for fourteen Directors of this Bank will he lufd at tiie Bankiug House, on 'fut - sr!ay, the 7th July next, between II and 2 o'clock. Tre transfer Books will be closed on the S&th instarit, and wiliooiitioue close d until af - ter tl,e election. Bycrdtrcfthe Board of Directors, I), . GRKKN F, Cashier. Je5 tjy7 FOR THE ISLE OF FRANCE, The New York built (hip AMERI CA, burthea 400 tons, coppered aud copper fastenci', , mas er, will sail in about X week., tori, tipil cf mere haudize or specie, and passage, having elegant accommodations, apply to tbe ma?'ervi board, or to nines CIIAS. HALL, 1 Peaver - st. For S.il'jL'.Y.1Jf, The substantial ship CO.VIMEKCE, . . .. : 1 1 - i r c u M , iiiusicr, win sail lor oavsimau w the 12' h inst. and will take freight f.om thence to any port in Europe. For f. eight or passage. !pply to JOcEPH OSROKN, j5 24 .V)iith - street A good pilot - boat SCIKKJNER, fora 'U voyage to the Spanish Maine, of about ilX) barrels burthen, to which imaieJiale despatch willbe given. Apply to JOHN HEFFERNAN, 34 South street ; 51 ceroons Cameras Bora indigo ' 102 bags do cocoa 6 pipes Lisbon wine. Je5 3t For at Thorna und Port Rico, vAi The fust sailing and substantial sch. AS3 LYCUHGUS, haini: 2 - 3 her cargo en. Kaged, is intended to sail on the 8th inst. For freight of the remainder or passage, having handsome accommodations, apply to JOS. JOHNSOV, je 5 8 Gnverneurs - lane. For CUR.EST(KY, The packet ship TELEGRAPH, lii. Fanning, master, is still detained by head winds, can take a few tons more freight and 10 more a isengers can be handsomely accommodated, apply on board, east side Bur - ling - slip, or to ANSON O. PHELPS, je 5 lb3 Front - street. rOH SJlLK, The very super'or brig HERO, of PhiUdilphia, 238 tons burthen, and i!iow akout 2000 barrels ; 3 years old, is well ,uiid, sails fast, and can be sent lo sea at a inline txpeuce. a r co tT The brig ALONZO, of Philadelphia, SlLlC3 tons burthen, and stows about 1500 barrels ; is well found. ALSO, The schooner ANTELOPE, 105 tons aiul atnsn atmut 1000 barrels. '1 ttoHi vessels if not sold before Tuesday next, at 1 o'cWk. will then be ofkred at auction, ty Messrs. Hoffman & Glass. Apply to POTT k M'KINNE, Je5 56 South - streeL - . Fitinhljor Miidtira. M4 A good vcfr bound to Madeira, may tCJ"ha loutlXI0 barsrl on freight from J,i ROOEHTGlLL fA PIE. Xi'RFSil L'iO' V1U - TAKD, c. . V Sjlx x.al'ft'si 4 - !)' Loi ill Mustard, ia white glass quarter ; ui.d t. tiUs of sixdosea em h, inst landed fiom ship Ann Maria ; nd Powchonj Tea, of a remarkalily fine quality, and of a delicious Aavcur. put to in Canton, M 11 lb. papers, forsele (retuil) by A1SJN ft WILSON, June 5 lOt W Frnt itres t.

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