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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 February 1837

NOT THE GLORY OF C JE S A 11 J BUT THE WELFARE OF ROME. BY II. B. STACY. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 183T. VOB,. X Xo. 504 AUNT KEZIAII'S SCHOOL MASTER. I say I'll believe my cliili! before nil tlm young ones in lliu school, and thu master These words wore uttered in no gentle tones, by K7.iah William, the wife and master of Edward Williams, saddler Jn Allcnborotigh, comnioniy cnucu n ivo. ziah that is, the woman wns so called. -m. Wiiiinma r.niumonlv enjovod the lion- orn'blc appellation of 'nunt Kmiah's man ' Ti.nnln.un sentence was tiddressd to a long legged, intelligent and benevolent IdoU my yankce namuu jo j p. "' 'boon rnuver.-ing Tor some time with I ho aforesaid mint IC-ainli. His object was to pac lv the wrath of the dam-, whose child had linen punished bv the schoolmaster tor the offence or profanity. ... 'And do you believe.' continued she. 'that I fllmll let that college rucnl whip my child? No, I'll wnrru.M I'll sec if such t'uinrrs are allowed.' And forthwith flic proceeded ...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 February 1837

HOUSE OP REPRESENTATIVES. Fob. 7ih 1M7. On liintlon of Mr. Adams, I ho Journal was so amended n t lint I ho words "nt the f-nggootion of the gentleman from Alabama (Mr. Lewis,) Mr. Thnmp-"on ofS. C.mnd ili.'d his rosolutinn," &e. should rend. Mint ,'Mr Lewis further moved, I'urihcr to amend tho resolution hv offering a resolution,." &c. which Mr. V. Thompson accepted ns a modification. Mr. A. assigned n Ills' rcii-mn for tin' mo lion, hl-i desire Hint every gentleman who had offered n proportion 'or ooimiro mi him, should appear distinctly on the Jour nal ns ImvitiL offered the proposition. The House I linn resumed the question of Privilege, under coiiMd-'iriiinii yesterday, nnd winch, by the rule, takes precedence of nil other business. The following proposition were before the limine ni i 1 1- adjournment yesterday :- First, by Mr. Thompson, of South Gnro. lina, as substitute fur his original resolu tion. 1. Resolved, That the lion. J. Q. Ad orns, by nn effort to present a...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 February 1837

FRIDAY M O It N I N 0, FF.UUUAUY 17. Failure. Wo rcgtot to learn, from the Middlcbury Fioo Press, that Stcpiikn IIlNsuct.LF.cq. of Bennington, has failed.--Mr. 11 infill was undoubtedly tho largott manufacturer In the Stale, and wo fear that hlKfailtiro may bo severely roll. It has been rumored, says tho Free-Pros, "that the Ben nim'lon Hank was likely to suffer by his fail ure, but wo arc informed by a gentleman con nected with tho Hani?, that thero is no ground whatever for this rcpurt and that tho Brink has funds ahead to tho amount of $90,000." "Sat upon a lock and bubbed fur whales." Mr- Aru.Ms.it will bo pccii by reference to our Washington head, has again been "bob. bing for whales" in iho House of Rcprcscnta. tives. Ilia line, bailed with an abolition pott tion, was no sooner thrown out, than tho 1c viathans of tho south swallowed "bob and sinker" at nnco.and without waiting to a.ccr tain whether they were "hooked" or not, .be gan to Rear on high their mistily mil?, "And las...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 February 1837

DRINKING SONG. ! JJy a member vfa Tempetance Society an mng by Tilt. Spring, at ll'atcrman's Hall. Como, i:if round ihe pail, buys, and gliu it tin (l:u HT, l)iink ilpc,), iindiliiiik nfi, niid irp'rnbli jourjn.", I'll uic V'U 11 Ui.i'l 111 )'"' watci 'I lie I mi 1 1 1 1 I, I'mi'ici ! iti.it upon i tit plans ! 'I In n hey l'H ii Inn U i I , ii luit'l.ct, n lini'lirl, Tlicii lii' I'nr ii ImiiKi'I, llllcd up In dm Iiiiill ! Or, I.e. I i.l'nll nnliniM, lei's hale II liy til'i'iillS, Willi pli ill) of mum I'm' a .-ink or ii su i t ii I Let Toper of jiiape juice CMiltin;!ly apour, llul Irlusjii-i uhi.'per a mud lo llie cites, Wis Miller in.iil-", liot re., silk", i ii t nil- , hank-paper, 1'l.inls, pod i, mid nut.-!'?, mi l viliy nut mutches 1 'I'licit liey for it biiikcl ice. Tlw vintage they civ, lliink of Spuing mid of FlUHCc'?, The jig, ilm IiiiIi.-iop, f.indiinsnf, nnd jumps : Hut waiei's llic prim of all civilized il.utrcs We go to n lull mil in ln)itli'., Inn pumps ! Tin n I icy f...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 24 February 1837

N O T T II U O I. o It V o F C IP. sak; it IJ T T II i: XV E I. r A HE o 1' K o M u. BY If. B. STACY. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1837. VOL. X No. 505 . "Wk do not moan lo Fay Hint there i? i dominion over ecctnrian jealousy; and , 'rromont ninon"' Christians in Christian frets, instead of being eo mhny opinion ; far from it ; but wc mean to saw that there nrc doctrine univorsnlly received, and that these doctrine?, and not . -ii , . i, others, are felt to by men m w -fundamental. The conlPiHiona of sects arc about points which the .'root mass of men do not regard as important, -points which are made conspicuous in thology, not from any intrinsic importance, but from happening to be the ones forced up aloft .. nf controversy. IMC UIS- agreement ol sects seems only the surface of Christendom; the harmony and union are wide and deep b"hw. So mountain summits on the rarth'urlhcoem to be divided by impa.blc gulfs. ml wu forgot, that beneath, their root. mot "d mingle lo the centre." 'Were reli...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 24 February 1837

man, who was fully identified as being one I of the ringleaders, and n hoy mimed James ' ll.infll. wild llllll h.'OII seen on fill nl Hi window of Mr. linn's store crying out, "Here holm Hour nt 1 u barrel," t hroxvittir donio in the street ntilm same time. They will all ho brought up for examination to morrow. Soon after (I o'clock a large number of the military, portiuiH of the 17th Regiment, wore !iouiblod m the Hull, ami were marched down to tho scene nfncl ion, nud by nine o'clock, nothing of the mob renminbi. Thu street in front of Mr. Hnrt's store wos iiierully Mrcwed with Hour nod wheat to the depili of one loot, mid his lum will probably exceed 10,000. Swiss beggar women were seen in numbers running iiw.iv with their nprons filled with flotir.nud Ihu men in the neighborhood seemed al most all to hav-i their c-m's covered wilh it. Our remark twill bo short on thi dis graceful occurrence. It h not the actors in it, poor ignorant deluded wretches that nre to blame, so much in ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 24 February 1837

J I FRIDAY MORNING, IfEDRUARY 24. Fi.oniDA WAn. Charleston papers of' the I3ih insl. put us in possesion of the following impnrtnnt intelligence, and wc einccrely hope it will prove correct. But nated." on paper, wnnin me mo- two that wc must confess ur doubts as to tho verity or the fact in the present instance. Ool. Andrews, U. S. army, arrived at A ..,,oli,,rv nn I In, II ill insl. OXOrCSS. paccmcnt wini me inuinns, wmu. i.iu ... .. ...l.!-U I n.t two days i on the second day Jumper and Alligator came in under a flag of truce, and surrendered themselves, stating that the Indians are in a distressed situation and anxious for peace. During the engagement, Your U. S. sol dier8 and four Indians were killed one hundred Indians and negroes were taken Jumper ond Alligator a pointed i no turn irwi. ns ma nav 10 uniiciunu u tiumv Dade's Battle Ground, and had despatched expresses tnjilio Indians to inform them of 'the arrangement. They stated that Powell was on the isl and in the Witlilac...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 24 February 1837

TI1K IIAH'IKST TIME. BV Mi A. IlllOWNK. When nrc wo happiest 1 Whrn llic light ol mom , Wilkes llic otmg rose? fioin ilieir iTOii.xm irt When cheerful winds npnn tin; ficsh winds borne j Till msin icfiimcs hlsumk with lilillicr zest, While the bright waters Ic.ip fioin loi'k to clcn Are wcllii! h.ippicst then? AI.ii, iho'c io?es ! they will fade nny, Anil iliinnlcr irmptsiH will ilcfmni ihefky ; Ami mniinrr heats liiil ihe ppilng '""N drrny, And lln: clear fpaiklintf ibtiniithi may be thy, Anil no'liiii'' bc.mlifnl iiiloin iho scene, To iellttli.il il, hath been. When aie n huppicst X - in thecroiwlrd hall, WIilmi fortune Minted nnd flat let n s bend ihe kneel Hnw fiiiin, hnw wiv kiiiii null pleafiiiea palll llow f.isl until r.iNehood'H niihlxiw.coloihig flee! lis poieiin H'jw'icts binf llic siiiiR ofeaie : Wc air nol Imppj thcic. Aie wc hnppirpt when ihn cvptiiiis; brailh l ceded Willi il clown nf living (lowers; When Refill lonnd the t.itigli nf artless inirlh, And whrn iiflcclinn...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 3 March 1837

II 111 Ill MMMM'IMMJLIUI Htttmnif II i. I "11 11 1 J ill'H WHU1I t,Mn.MWWMIWlili'WWrTCT Trn rrm i i 1 1 i-rn hi i i ii n iT-rarrmrrmtririi nmiiiimwi in i m imum mmmm finiLiiMMwuim,, in u.nu nj N O T T H V, C. 1, O It Y O V V At N A It : H If T T ft H W K I, I' A It I' U F II O M 12. BY fffl". U2. ST ACT, FRBSUAY, MAKCl-fl. 3,1837. 'YOB. X"No. 506 Fioni I lie Holland Humid. VARIATION OF Til 14 MAGNKTIC To J. Johnson, Dsn.., Surveyor General of the State of Vcimont. Silt : Alilimi(li I hive nni ilio honor ofa )cr noinil acquaintance. I netoilliclt'ss tjl"" ihe librily of mldie-sing joii on llic siibjccl of tlio magnetic vaii.ilion. r-otiiPlliuig like ten eiiis Hiirc. I iiddiesscil a comiuiiuic.il ion In 1'iof, II w.r., then of Midillcbnr) (,'nllpnp. siiiiiiiLr ilic cxnediinirv of adopting a nanse ol'rxiie. ononis In iifcei lain lliuline anatinn of the Magnetic. Nft'illp, llnonali lliu .Slnlo of or- IllOllt. Till' CHIIIse plOIO-Cll PPt'lllPlI III meet his eatirrs appioli.ilinn and In-(...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 3 March 1837

affairs at gglapstngton. THE TARIFF. In Senate, Feb. 23. The Senate proceeded lo consider the 'bill to alter and amend the act imposing dutiei on imports. The motion pending being to strike out from the list of articles made free of duty, tho item of "common salt." Mr Davis, of Mass., spoke at some length on the question, stating that he was prcpar cd to vote for reduction of the duties oti roost of the articles contained in this bill. It was said and believed however, that the country was not prepared for this measure, and ha'd no opportunity to be hrunl concor ningit; but still he hid no objection Hint trie discussion should enmo on, in order th it the people might know what limy had to look to, and what was to bo tho policy which was about lo bo pursued. Ho adver. ted to the importance nl salt as an nrliclu of necessity, almost as necessary os common nir. He reminded the Scnalo that the ar pument used in reference to gunpowder was that, in an article of such vital impor tancc n p...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 3 March 1837

R1DAY MORNING, MARCH 3. Wo ore rejoiced to learn from iho Scnli. el, that arrangements have been mode to elebratc tho day lo. morrow in a manner ccasion to rcjoico. It is the delivery of is misrule eight years has corruption lad way in the landone after nnothcr nva me oarriers oi i uu uoiisiuuiiuii liuh ai uaru m iiuiiu iui nuuuwui. ...w. come with this day terminates the men career or uiuruw ill 1XU1IS, UflltUUIMI".' - I iinu WnilC me cannon s muiiiii mi;iiiiiiia u nation's dcliverance.lct it bring to the mind f .,... H,n Mnnntnin Pint llin irrnln. u vti; wii.hi inuuiit "j - h...-w ful recollection that there is one spot of earth, fairer than all the rest, where liberty still blooms in all its original freshness and verdure. It. M. Wuit.ney. The miserable farce of calling this individual before the Hou?c to answer for a contempt of iis nuihority, has very properly terminated in a vote which is equivalent to a declaration that no man can cast contempt on such a House This whole tran...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 3 March 1837

Tim fullowlii? lines- liy llio rilhm- of llic K?frx Gavrtlo, in i! Minoiij 1 1 10 must pplcnilicl mid beautiful in l lie l.miiiigf . -let the oppressed co vnv.v.." IIIII.Y WttlT. What ! shall no semi witi I.hMi IiiciiiIi Our ssjinpntliir-! iirr iss ilie wine Wlicie nut iitinotl on Ilie. field of dr.ilh Slrikes- for his ficrdoin hi ii gnuc ! Shall ii:iriigii iiiiiik1 Intnin bo fniij For (iiccre, iliu ,loleni 1'eilei.s spurning Ami milliiiiM hail ulili 1 1011 iiml Inngitn Our lijdu upon tier alum Inn nin. fjli.ill Bekjimn fed, iiml Rnllnnt France Hy Vendnine's pile and Sro-nhi tin's null, And Poland, unpiii' nt Iter Inure, The linpulM! nl' "in rliroiin cull 1 While rt III home ( Cillllllv It'ft, ' In: I!i imn's n'nr i, llm Picii'-liiiian'H mil llii Conieiit ii he ilie lintel in:; jet : Tlicln-uoid ul a tnurUiitj c.utli 1 Co, a?k Ilie heir of Cathai inn To loojr his ,'rap on Poland's throat j Andlicgihi! Iniili'f M.diinniid's linu Td spate 1 lit sliic-i'liii,', Snhutte, Will nut ihe Fi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 10 March 1837

NOT THE GLOltV O V O JE S A Jl ; 1 U T. T II E W E LFAItE O F It O M E. BY Iff. M. STACY. FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1837. VOL. X JVo. 507 Sl'KlNG 0 tiaeic, o ctmil gatef, In W.itho '1'lic genial, balmy nir tif Spring : And smiling naluie's lloinl wicalh On wings of guide zephyrs bring. Yo liquid slicnm?, soft mnim'rhig slow, Again icmiiiic your ie,ici fnl flow ; And wake, yc biulf, on cNciy tprny, Tlio wniblings ofyonr ptaintito lay. Thru from In ighl Helicon's fair bower?, The i in al nin-o fli.ill bring her lyre, And palling on the io?cale hours, 'llio filing iifiiirlmlv hi'pho ; Vlillu echo, finin llio hills mound, 'i'liall mh'gle in t lir flowing sound J And woodland mmpln llii-ir gin lands bring, To strew upon the lap offspring. Vale oi'tue maiiomki'an and nou. THUS fays ihe prophet oflhc Tin k, ""Good tntirsclnien, bow nre of pink ; "There is a part in cv'iy rwine. "No follower or hiend of mine "Mnv lasle, whnt'er hi inclination, "On "pain of exeointtinnicinion." Such Mahomet's nnsler...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 10 March 1837

ennimunicaling the armistice by the chiefs ,1 ;,.,- tniil Jumnef. to llio Mattered purties of Indians, that this should not bo considered an an interruption lo the ntittci pat od meet ing on llio 1 Ot li inst., ns both those chicla were particular in sioimg, mm in rne nnv acts of hostility should be coin milled on ntlier side, it should not interfere Willi the contemplated meeting. U is pos liilili. however, that t licso suggest IOI13, 01 tho nart of the chiefs, were intended to meet the case of uttaclt tlial liaa actually occurcd. 'Pun Sev in Wamunoton. Washington. Feb. 27. Mnnilnv. Petition day. On motion of Mr. Cambrclong, all that sort of thing was cut off, and the order. or the day changed. Mr Adams had a hugn I'elion piled upon a hugor Ossa of petitions on his desk, which wore thus shut off, and ho quietly sal down, to await tho now order of tilings, as to petitions, and llio rules for receiving, and voting upon them, which the first Van Uuren Congress may establish. For no mo...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 10 March 1837

FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 10. Mn. Cr.Ar. Wo publish in another column tho conclusion of Mr. Clay's elo. tjucnt nnd impressive spcoch on the passage oftlie expunging resolution. Our limits tlo not permit us to publish it entire ; but Wo cannot tinny our readers tho gratifica tion of tin extract or two. Like all Mr. C's productions it is fresh and vigorous, and glowing with tho fervid eloquence of his best day?. Whatever may be the future destinyof tho country whether this glorious union of states, shall bo maintain cd until itsstrcngth and resources may defy n world in arms--or whether, yielding to the unceasing attacks that assail it, il shall ot length full asunder and contrast a youth of peaceful vigor, by nn old ago of disscn eion nnd imbecilitywhatever may befall it, the name of IIkniiv Ci.av will ever be among tho brightest of those who have reared and upheld it who have enntribut. cd to its power audits harmony and whose councils have over been given with the sincorcst devotion it...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 10 March 1837

OTHnnn.U'iiicw. A At.vst of "Dbvij.. A Methodist prenchrtr a" S -ulh Shields, ht Sunday, alter remarking on tlio npprn priiitcnos ti' tin' nlinvo cognomen lolho prrtnn designated liv it , mldal "Tlic whole .vord is bad, if wo take tiwny t ho lint letter, it is evil, take away another It t er, it id vile, lake away the nc.'i teller, nnilit ip7. tn-d llir last letter itself has ll.c ound ot Hell." Sutherland Herald. A Mis-Duai. The Rev. Mr. Thorn, of 'Govan, had just risen in the pulpit to lend the congregation in prayer, uhen a gentle man in front of the gallery took out hi linndkercliicf to wine I ho dust from his brow, forgetting I hat n pack of cards were wrapded up in 11 ; the uln-lo rack vvaiECnl iprnil over thn Im-a-t of the nailery. Mr. T. could not r.sL-t n sarcasm, folrmn a: llm nrl wna in which he was about to on safe. "Oh man. man ! surely your Psalm book ha? been ill bun (bound) !"- hilin lurgh Obscrvrr. Smoki.nc If von hevo contracted llm habit of smoking, be careful to ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 March 1837

1 -V!l NOT T HE CLOliy OF O Ai SAlt; U V T T II E W E LFA 11 E OF HO ,TI E. BF IT. Si. STACY, FRIDAY, MAE? Cff-ff 1.7, 1837. VOB. X Wo. 508. THE INAUGURATION. Tho usual ccromoiiiufi having taken place at tho Cnpitot, Mr. Vnn Buret), from thn steps of tho portico uf the Capitol, made the following address : MR. VAN BUKEN'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS, Velio w Citizens: The prnclico of fill my predecessors im 'poses on tne an obligation I cheerfully ful fil, to accompany the first nml solemn act of my public trust with an avowal of the principles that will guide me in performing it, and an expression of my feeling? on as suming a charge so responsible and vast. 'In imitating their example, 1 tread in the ifootsleps of illustrious men. whoso superi ors, it is our happuioss to believe, are noi found on the executive calender of any country. Among lliciu we recognize I ho earliest and firmest pillars of the republics 'thosu by whom our national independence was first declared ; him, who above all ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 March 1837

poles toeearch for chrystals, and in one of llio coila of wiro ho found 0110 of these trr.egn insects, This proves that it id pro diicctl from llio silos and not from the aciil. Mr. Crosse, with hid usual modesty, has contented himself with slating tho lact, without attempting to account for it. Ho ia in correspondence with Prolnssor Huck land upon the subject, and llio IcariU'tl pro fessor lias suggested an explanation, which it will be for future observers', by repeated experiments, to confirm. Wo should Blah:, hnl llm irKPrle 'oro principally found ot tho negative pole of llio battery. A German naturalist has recently discov. crcd that sllicious and other rocks arc chiefly composed of tho remains of insects. May not the germs of some of them, ruleos. I'd from their prison-house, and placed in a favourable to tho devclopemeiit ol vitality, have sprung to life after a sleep of tlioiuanu3 of years. PENSIONS TO WIDOWS AND OR PHANS. An Act ar.-inli" luilf nnv to widow or orilinn where...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 March 1837

FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 17. Ths Cabinet. It is to bo presumed, rfrom the fact of only ono Cabinet Minister being nominated to '.lie Senate, that the rcsiduo of the Cabinet will remain, as com. tponcd under the last Administration. Tlio Cabinet will then consist of the fallowing igcnllcmen t John Fousvth, Secretary of State. Levi Woonuunv, Sec. oftlic Treasury. J. R. Poinsett, Secretory of War. M. DicKKnsoN, Secretary of the Navy. B. P. Buti.ku, Attorney General. Fi.oniDA. Prom Clinrleston, under date of March 1 , wo havo late advices from Florida. The information from General Jesup, who was at Dadc'n Bottle Ground is far from cheering. General Jesui- was Tcnowing the campaign, the Ciuf having nut como in according to ogrocmcnt nnd the itcamcr Forester had been despatched to "Savnnah. 'Hoalililice were to have commenced again on the S5th inst. Two negroes who wore 'taken by iho Indians in Mny Inst, had -made their escape. They statu that there is a great deal of dimension in iho nation...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 17 March 1837

Sisdui.a SctiNniN a Couht in' Jus-1 ttob. "ho Cmniquo Mo raris reiaios mo billowing oxManrdinnry scene as having In ken place nl tho Court of A?!, is. A Vint' h iif'ubont. Hint)! (Til was brought In irinl lor having broken Iho window of a baker's f-li.p ftnlinm two pound loaf. The President. "Why ilul you steal Iho !nnf ?" Prisoner. "I was ilnvo by hunger. "Why ilnl V'iu nnl buy U ?" " Because 1 had no money." "Bui yon Imil n gold ring on your fin ger, why' il nl von not sell ii f" "I nui n foundling. When I was taken fron the bank of a ditch, ibis ling wns-sus-Pcnded from my neck by n bilUcti curd, nnd 1 kept il in Iho' hope of thereby discover ing who wore my parents. I cannot d i.-? pOM oft'.." The Procurer !u Itoi made n violent ipecch n it n i 1 1 .-1 tho prisoner, who was found guilty nnd sentenced li imprisonment for live years. Immeiliiili'ly upon llin, n wo man inor- worn down by poverty than ago came fotwaid nnd tnr.de the following dec la rat ion : "Gentlemen of the Jury,...

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