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FOR RRI.SIDFN I',
Icon, JAMES BUCHANAN,
Subject to the decision of Democratic Notional
FOR CAN'tt L COMMISSIONER
OF COLUMBIA COUNTY.
IPOlt AUDITOR tiENERAL,
JACOI3 t REY, JR.,
OP 31ONTOcNtLitY COUNTY.
TIM01 1 1(Y ES, -
, CHARLES R. lIITKALEW,
WILSON bIt;SAN DLL:*
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DO. 3.1-1.1 , 1% ARO WAR I SIAN,
Do ath— W 11,1, lAN! 11.•M'1 I I'l It;
Do. Sih—JOLIN NAM,
Do 6 h -JulIN H. BR IS'IDN,
Do 7th -DAN ID LA Ult Y,
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Do. loth.--IS AAO sLLNKLII„
Do. rith—Fit.lNol6 W neurrus,
.Do. 1:: h—'I'IOMAH
Do hilt A II I,III.DINtit.H,
Do. 'Mit— , I,I",t1 N WILI3I It, •
Do 1:',1,--1;1. , 16. , ic 1 CH.A.II FORD,
Do. 12.1t-1ASII.;•, BLACK.,
Do. 18'1)- JOHN L ROL)DY,
Da ]7:L.-J A ollt UItHLY.
Do 26t1—J • A .1 LucliANArt,•'
Do. 2IE—W 11,1,1.1.11'1V I L1(1 NH.
Do. 22 1--J A ND> CANIPHFLL.
Do. 2,2.I—'ILLAV Ali CUN
• DP'. 21.11—JOIN ,
Do. Tich„„,..• v elm IL Pis Et PS -
.Thinamatia State ocArotConirnttes,
Jotut W. Fonrgr,
•City of 11 , 4 1 11/aar'i, yj r -Uideuu Q Weccott. Jaa
okinitou. tieurgu Vint, ,hlfre,ll4lllmoro
Rios, 1..1 B.Wrowns, 1ic,,r,;11 Wllliam., Toni F.;
Fo-rnon, Ernamilll Street, 151111 mill.
V 3111ni.113, 1.641t1 W More,
Morn 1,11 J 71mmm.e, J,..1,11 J, I/
.Third District-15 Jill au Moxrinon, A. II
kourth Di rtrAct--J( sepli lltrriphill, J. J Let per
Filth Dirtrirt—J I.m.retie.e gots Wu) Karnes
Saveuth Dl,l, let —S imuul C C
Gloriiiger, 11 B tiurar, Jon N M'Alntiori
I s M hiiJov , Andrew
Iroi IVlll4.im 11 MIL r. 1:1,11ard
0 13 rr1.1.1, h.un ucl Ih;ler,llLiay Omit, W 'Blew I'
WI Lin inu
Duturt--D - - Wagner, Samuel ir4lll
Tenth Di Itri rt --John F. Lilly
Elet twit Ds rtrlrt ikon Reilly, .1 13 I)..tier
Tti dish Diirrict 11 huru, eorge 8
ThLrteenth Disinet—Geutge II Goober, G eorgn
P.urtreuth Dostriet —Goorge White, J Mader
Joon', II L Diffunbarli
Fsltaenth Dtati-ici—Wm. 0. Murray, Thousaa
A ,74. 4 0.4
Sszr.anth District—lt W iVasyor, Dr D. D.
1 h roop
tieventevah Dastrs a— Assam Lathrop, Willians
gt,q/sreinith Divriat—Jullue Sherwood, U. U
Nineteenth Distriet—William 8 Garvin, noti't
Tweatietk District—Jo. Douglass, B P Sloan
Tumity-qtrse Didtriet-4•111•11 M. !Indio, J. M
Knustor, Samuel D. W I loon
Tsosuty-soccmd District—David Lynch, M I
Twvery-ihird Diatrtet—Wm Wockinsn i Chaa
l'soway-fottrak District-04mi° W. Bowman,
J. B. Baulactm_
TiverstriffiA Di.ariet-8. B. Jamison, Charles
Turrnty-sszek Dtstrict—A. 8 'Nilson, Thomas
Bower, J. B.
Twerarponwnt* Diatrict--rE. J. Keenan, R. P
resostroigth Diitriot—ltarnard Reilly, 'Toe
J Y Oama t. —. •
A TOUCHING STORY
The lion. A. Stephens, of Georgia, id
ea recent addreas at a meeting in Alerandria,
for the benefit of the Orphan Asylum and
Irre9 j ) ppl of that eity„relat!ii the , follow
ing anecdote :
A poor little boy, on a cold night, with no
home or roof t 4 shelter bis head, no parental
or nritcrnal guardian or guide to protect or
direct hint on his wiry; reactant, at nightfall,
the hoiise or a wealthy planter, who took
him in, fed him, and sent hint on, his way
with his blessing. Those kind attentions
cheered his hes, and insphed him with
fresh courage to bottle with the obstacles of
life. • Years i 7 o - iteel mural. Provitione led
him on, and he had reached the legal drofes
fion ; his host died ; the cormorants that
prey on the substance of man had formed a
esonspiracy to get from the widow her estatett.
She sent for the nearest counsel to commit
her cause to him, and that counsel proved
to be the orphan boy long before welcomed
and enterlained by her deceased. husband.
'The stimulant of warm and tettaciums grati
tude was now added to the' ordir trymotive
connected with the profession, ' lie under:
,took her cause with a will not easily to be,
resistret ; he gained it ; 'the, widow's estates
.were seaumd to her in perpetuity ; antl,Mr.
fiteptiens added, with an emphasis of emotion
thatlsent an electric thrill thrimghnnt the
• hitbs4s--:that orphan no stands before you !
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Tho Steamship Ara& from Morro, says
'The - Philadolphla Arrgus, arrived at New
York, on the"'23d Mat., bringing' home the
Bon. James• Buchanan: 'Mr. 'Buchanan
_faithful, judiciaa t s, andrair-
cessittl discharge of_his duties as Minister
near the Court of St. James. During his
stay in 'olden, several questions arose
between %c linked States and Great Ilritaln,
of the utmost importance and delicacy. no
relations now exteting, or foreshadowed in
the (Mum between our Union and the Island
of Cuba ; the policy of arca Britain in
-elation to Central America, and in con-
Lion therewith the construction off'_ the
• ton•Bulwer lireaty ; the rights and Just
ands of the United Statei respecting the
Continent, the theatre of their progress and
devilopetneit ; the entire Independence of
the UniCed gtates:of all dictation and inter-
Peeks; from any European State, with
regard to th.Westera,Continent ; tile per
fect and bona fide neutrality of the United
Stateti, re3e4:ng any European imbroglio
or War • •aovereign immunity tif the
United Stites., from any attempt to violate
her neutrality laws, or Attila any of her
inhabitants ,or resources into the semen of
foreign belligerents : the Enllatillent
culty, as involving the einuplicity of British
agents here,.. and the British tlovernitient
itself • all these suhjcels have occupied' the
attention of Mr. Buchanan, at London, and
have all been orated and discussed by him
with invariable. and signal intelligence,
judgment,Aliplioniatic skill, t ianly•frankness.
and patriotic titling.. The extent of his
.knots ledge upon these . 11UbjeCtli, and indeed
upon et cry mternntional question, the cour
teous vigor and logic of all his official cow.
;intimations, the Dcinocra'ic simplicity of
his intercourse with tine 13iitish.Government,
the high American tone v. ith which ho has
.spolc4ii and acted on every occasion, have
fAnninanded the profodnd respect of that GO,-
kninitut, and elicited the admiring applause
of the British nation and of Europe.
Ile returns to aka United States and to
Pennsylvania, aft..r absence of tines
yeari, nith the universal rt spect nail cora
. denco of the Amn wan people. Ills spotli:sit
and etnint n ly Worthy personal ,chat ncttr,
his very great abilitiesAndlis very
sive experience in public at
and 7 C — tin eivatiVeTivetion to
the Constituarair'; .14‘ilietal and enligld'ened
political °Philp/W.16 polittval calmness,
justice, and pridenge have raiutd loin to an
I.ll..vatioil higher than mere Parry_ sinkriuri
tiui.audsproot yi ,fi•,lie-bsyo , tidit.n.ro Party
ampaiations.. Pehgtas*aiii* ty justly: nail
avowedly proud of la.r 'ler:Onto son." "Mr.
tiiaracter al r eareer aboi.l.teirpy
and gland o that quid solidity,
nittlhgcnt c 'n.mon sero,c, 'republican r
slily, brotherly naitionalthm, and steadfast
patraniam, which give his native State her
proud and essential `posttioii in the linked
sisterhood of the Ankerican Union. The
American people, front Maine to Texes_atul
Callf6rnia, 1116/SYL liohhn S.ates and in free
labor S. tees, n 'theme regard to fortnerpern
sail disLlncilons, unite in plaudits and ex
pressions of atlection for James Buchanan.
Like Clay, Webster and Calhoun of the
rec. rit past, and like Lewis Cass, of tlioi
still pt.:sent, lie, and his fame, belong to the
whole, nation. Ills progreSB from l' , !ese York
to Wlibetland %ill he an ovation. lie is to
be entef:filnrd - as tho guest of New York
City. A meetiog of the citizens of Philadel
phia, irrespective of party, has been held to
Niko mea.kures to welcome Mr. Buchanan,
meet him at New York, and conduct him to
this City. (fur Board of Trade, at Its stated
meeting on Monday evening_last, by unani
mous vote appointed a Committee of five of
our first citizens, without 3liatinction of par
ty, to meet Mr. Buchanan on his arrival here,
and conduct him to the Philadelphia Ex
change, to receive there, the grceting.t of his
fellow-citizens. Other cities, and sections
of the country, will imitate the spontaneous
promptness of the first two cities of the
western world. Philtedelphia will -receive
Mr, Buchanan to ith all,the more satisfaction,
be use her gifted and honored citizen,
George M. Dallas, succeeds Mr. Buchanan,
at London, with the utmost grace, skill,
ability and patriotism.
All honor them to Janice Buchanan !
is welcome' her' o ! welcome to the gratitude
and...admiration of the American 2soplo
Wel - cone to those ren arde - of falthfld service
which only a free people can bestow l'vvels
come to the pleasing retrospeot of - 1C well
sPent, life welcome to his peaceful shades
at Whigtland.: welcome to the companion
ship, and warm Oddities, and happy society
of - attached friende ! So we feel, tei a. all
Democrats'lcel, and s' feel the millions of
James Bodhanan's fellow:citizens.
REMARKABLE CASE.—WO ICI6, frOIM the
Rockingham (Va.) Regester that Samuel
llenly, resides.about two and a half
mica from Spartapolis, in Rockingham
county, has totally abstained from food for
fifty-se'veti days! aud o ho may yet itirvivo
sevtral days. lot some Limo ho had been
in a rather intlancholy mood, and about two
months ago he refused to eat, and since that
Limo he has of %alum anything except water,
and atrangetta o !) is still alive, though
reduced tolt , ton. Neither physi :
ciano or frielids'caaPidue'e him •to take; any
nourishmot, lie declares ho can swejlotv
nothing, though he does every now and them
take a drink of water, and will. doubtless.
persist in this delusion until he sierras to
death. Ho is a respectable farmer, abo4i
foi ty odd years of age.:
TILE SOUNDS OF INDUSTRY
ST FRANCIS D. OAO4
I Imo the banging hammer,
• The whirling of the plane,
de ershingof the busy saw,. ._
the ei;eo* f ghe crane, ,:** .
- Tho ringing of the anvil,
The grating of the drill,
The Mattering of the turning-lathe,
The whirling of the mill,
The burring of the spindle,
The rattling of the loom,
° • The pulling of the engine,
And the fan's eontinuoim boom— ,•
The slipping of the eallor's abol.rs,
The driving of the awl.— •
The sounds of Auer Lamm, - •
I love,'l love them all,
I love the ploughman's
The reaper'l cheerful soktg,
The drover's oft-ropeatedshiut;
Aehe spurs his stOokedditi; * -
Tho bustle of the market mil,
As he hies him to the town .•
Theliallo from the tree-top,
As the ripening fruit comes down.
The busy augnd of thrashers,
As they clean the ripened grain,.
And the heater's juke, and mirth, add glee,
'Heath the moonlight on the plain 4
The kind rube Orthe dairy
Tbe shepteld's gentle call—
• The sonintiontaittlit Worry,
I love, I love them all.
For they tell my longing spirit
Of the ear, ounces of. Life,
Mow mash of all its hapfinens
Comes out of toil and strife;
Not that 'bail and atrife 'that (ante lb,
Asid murmured' all ghe
Not the toil and attire that gmaneth , f
Beneath the tyrant's away;
But the toil and strife that aprlngeth
From a free - and willing heart, ' 6
A strife that ever hringeth
To the striver all hie part
- ';to ! there feral inlabor,
if we labor but aright,
That gives vigor to lir) day•tirne,
' Aud &sweeter sloop at ulght,
A good that brie c hyleasure,
.Evesgfo the to shouts;
'1 For duty cheers „spirit -
At the dew roviiies the flowers. :
ADIrEIiTIIRE WITH A WOLF.•
The Kansas correspondent of the St Louis
nepUMCiln tells the following story:
A few days. since, while aiding in the
rya: of our town, in a small ravine, through
which a strearoler.takes its quint- way Jen.
Huth ifs cryiltal covering, and wlicsl2
Lion has produced tall greases and* stiruh.4
that make a hiding place fur eame;l came
suddenly - upon A large hlaok wolf. He was
scratching 'at •teithin place in • icc,earyl
eetsieel ,telnaost fatgisdled ,
ies.w . "l4.s bt 81.8*Ilibir o•for
ta;, ill the river - 1)04n. I kep upon hire
he' Is and tried .t.o ridu wed
almost exhabsted, awdjuirneis I suppoinil he
would dive out, he slipped int 2 the hi llo ic of
a cotton-wood tree. I §roppeel the bole
through which he entertd, and cane hai It
to to n arid got nn axe and the dogs, and
the assistance of Frank Mahan and William
tahner, and Low tiler we returned to cut him
out. Thu dogs were anxious, and we were:
prepared es ith our guns to reee'vu loin.
When we made a large hole, about four feet
from the ground, the'dogs jumped at it on
the outside and the wolf on ;lei inside, and
such Larking, growling, snapping and hole I.
mg I never heard Lauri. It made the
woods resound fok a great distance, and
brought sever - alai the neighbors to the spot.
Things continued so for a while and we con
sultad what had beitallil done. We could
not shoot the wont %rough th , s opening
without too gre at a risk of killing the dogs,
for he only appeared at the inside when the
dogs were at the outside. We finally con
cluded to atop * * hole thal we had made,
and fell the tree by cuttiag a narrow gash
around it. The tree came down a litili
sooner than we had expected. Frank Ma
han had the RIX lifLed for another stroke, as
it went over with a crash. The wolf, with
bristled back, glaring eyes, and glistening
teeth leaped at his threat with ternble fe
rocity. The.descending axe met half way,
cleaving its scull and laying it dead at his
feet. We hid no time to express our icon
der and congratulations at his singular
escape, before our attention was called to
that which filled us with amazement if not
dread. It was a human skeleton, of medi
um size, and of a female, hidden in -the ca
vity of the tree. Ha posture was erect, and
the bones were held together by a kihd of
clear futegument, that %coiled to cover, like
ijransparent skin the entire frame. The jar
of the felled tree severed several of the joints,
and we drew them all out and placed them
agetinin form The proportions wetrptr
feet and the limbs straight—indicating a
contour when in field?, of perfect tymetry,
Who could it have 'been that thus perished
years ago, In Ibis wilVereat e and how came
her death in this tiltiggiplace, were queries
that were immodiatelY Nomad. Could it
have been some maiden, whehlike the bride
In the • MialataiplkMikt,' had Concealed b'r
self from her loVir in the heart of thin old
tree, and become fastened there and died 1"
Tire ELDoannottPrimrr-The la4t;stoatn
er, it is undeht&id, 'brought ,deripatelhesi
addressed by tho Spanish Minister of For- ,
eign Relatioos to our Minister at Madrid, in
in reply to the demands made at 4ifterent
times for redress in the matter of firing into
and detaining the El Dorado, by the Spanish
mum-of war F'errola. Spain decideil j y, but
courteously, ' refused to comply , with . tho
wishes of out• Government, showing by it 1
series of arguments, that according to the
~ . 4,., rnaiinander or -* Fer
nation, ~ —...
rola did fliithip more than tho,p?oullair ciy.
eumt*Misrat at time ix! the tteighborbotal
of Fliviiiitiot - , .
PA., WE644DAY, APRIL 30, 1856.
r=MT= I =M
Not numy years ago . --10 ough, how
ever, for Bangor to grow m a little,
wildvunfouth lumbering alto n bea4,-
tifiaLcit - gtx-th 9 mightliavo n seen; re
day- In re.
schooner lying at fn of the rude, long
wharves, takingin R regular assorted cargo
of pine lumber, potatots, , poultry and cod.
If you step e.ft„and, look over the
stern, you can road her iMme—Sarali Ford,
Bangor. Andiliat afternoon,- after hog cargo
was ipLor, board,'if You; could have got a
peep at her manifest ant bill of lading, you
would have ,ie!:n that slid was commanded
by Captain Joshiah Poke, and bound for
Josh Forbs, as he wat commonly called in
Bangor, was born on tbit-banks of thu Pe
nobscot, and brought up at sea t-and at this
particular time was just about twenty-throe,
years alit, and masters and owner of the
schooner Sarah Ford. I, .fusli had named his
little, croft; which was iieaily_new, after the
tltughter ‘ Ar Col : Ford, s_wry rich andaria
toc.ratic merchant of Bangor There wad a
perfectly safe undeistaMg.' between Josh
and Miss Sarah, t Min i t
unknown to any
one but themselves ; fe Col. Ford would as
,soon have alfetved his ly daughtas to the
'pito as consented to h rnari'ying the skip-I.
per of a down-east seh ner.
Reader havo - iou eve} -
;;_ n to the island
of St-, Tliontlitit, is the 1:0 ' West 'inflow',
tI Yea." , Wlll, L gamla m i , l4 ;f 3t ; for-you
win agree whit ate it., ,
... g of the love
liest of all those ocean gps‘dina the Vir
gin Islands.' •,' No l;'
..Bell, then, come
with me; it will coat yor nolliwg, and a
.short visit will amply repay you fur your
time and trouble. ~' -
The island of St. i'homta belont;:i to
Denmark, and isoiktias44--jatit far enough
within the- tropics to ?enjoy all the ad
vantages of a tropical climate, no liberal
in its variety ef.quiiii arid flow(ri, and
just far enough to I K winds% ard of the
larder islands to inaurelt against the ray. I
ages of, yellow fevcc. arid otter-pomili»g I
dis<lascs, which often rage with such malt,g-
!ugly , during the SUlllllltinaont'us iti West In- 1
did island's. • . . •
Then inland is about en utilealoug, and 1
live in itssriatett w ' *.Th-rtity triftids
at the button). of 46 ' • bay;„!spening in ,
__,,._—.. .-- - , n f
front the EOUtlicsat, a ls a inigio- f
cent. 14)11w:wangle as yottk iisihnt.*: harbor.
The A esh trado . wi *ilk ectirtltower
I the is le t it, tender his c ' ili i . tlltik, ii. 4 it i ii•
1 ;,,, d u : Ail .:
i.CApi 4,11',4 AI 4,:t w atC74olllll, :vote ytiltr.
; A 4:140 , 141C04; Itad tfiftla a 'Amitur*Hir ttui
, ' , Kn. tiara at tin ohl,Co4una b , - 2
...., I i
Ntureii, oti tiiet,44E„a t ;ilillleief clie,,St..
ill- N. - 1
One Sunday Icetipon, about four Weeks
after we had seetj the , 4choorirr Sarah Ford
isitfluf kt I ftippr, Jou mibht
Lave r tiiseat'Lleti, 11 , t canintaultr, Captain
Jovh, lyyslila Qtll letigth on a [davit mar
ble a aft eeftrt.cl a gran., under a huge
tainarind tree k} the old Catholic bur) ing
Captain J 44 was flgiiiinggiway, with k
big pitcv of -QUA is his tingc,r3, cis.l the
warble slab icii;a calaulat.ng the ex•
['gbes crt the' Voyage, and the actual
&slits to td,aplf, afttr having paid 4x his
cargo, vrtLietUe bad Bought is "langur us
'After a while he got through with his cal
ciilations,'end drawing forth his handlier.
chief, he carefi4l7 wiped the chalk marks
from the polished nimble, and roiled off the
slab into a perfect little thicket of lilies
and honeysuckles, which grew up in wild
luxuriance alongside of the tomb. Iris' in
tention was to take a eurnforateble after
noon nap, but just a• lie was about to
clbse his eyes. the sound of voices near by,
and approaching still nearer, aroused him ;
and a moment 'titer, two individuals, whom
he had often seen since his arrival seated
themsi Ives on the very Blab ha had so re
These two pea/one were—one, hie eacel
lency Governor Van Sholtonta rg, of • St.
Thomas., and the otkier, captain of a beauti
ful armed sofietieertinder the New Granadien
flag, which haler* Week past been lying
in the bat_r, welut toward Prince Ru
pert's Hookas ,
For move* pearl peata,thq. liovornor of
nomad/ had been eimpected of being
oonneottailvitiailatea-triede, and twice-tut
had beeßed eto,gppealliagen' to nit
stv er chargela precelletiaigainvt him. But he
had each time been 11,144 to Provo Ilia Ulna.
ccnce, or the government bail boon unable
to prove hie gupit, which, amounted to, the
same t a g,,aratt..lhe Bardn Van Sholtonborg
re d, the gffie os , Governor of St.
C41 , 14 11 %100 will Pyfectly concealed un
der the fritndly +44404 bpney-sucklra
and lilies, and. lyink,,sery ! quiet, heosoon
learned -from the cori t ersitlitina of the two
ientlemen 'seeped on ilteMimb, that his
diOellency -waS pot only-wed 3 111
African slave 14da, but thrt,
.he was also
connected., 'ilk. still freer Spade, in which
the orti4erS , i4ore the bAutik jeg ,t , the
maid, peak, qie also 4044 , '...t
tirefentltd capfaht of the Nil., eltan
sabot:mar wr no lepi e : a MIAs
Charles gillaill, ther vele - node If
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Me Gulf. •,,. • • • . '
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Captain Iferliss heard„,i TAP gr tiling.
that satiqiishit4ldro; and •'',•; . ' °W. ”'
thion left the old &svoY • •• ''‘O,Pt• out
of, concealment With, a' m• _ ., . opin.
ton of the. weirldlf b° 44 47 . 1_
~'. ' lei I* l
wbeo by rolled oft eii neArbk3 , alb !Lithoqr
.•: . , ) --1-"'
The Granadiait schooner went to sea on
the following morning, tiring n salute as alto
got under way, which was returned by the
Three days aftenvards,lCaptain'Josh, find-
Injt Li) vad not get a , homeward cargo in
St. Thomas, gtit midst way, with tritiOlntert•
lion of running down on the south side of
Cuba, into some of the little by-ports, add
purchasing his corge of sugar and molaw.
sea ; shrewdly calculating that if he went
Into some of the small out of the way pla
ces, ho should get his cargo much Cheaper
than he could in any of the larger and more
An soon as ho made Cape Maize, the east
ern'extretnity of Cuba, he hauled close in
will the island, and running along down to
the westwa• d, be kept a bright look out for
some obscure inlet, which would suit his.
Ile passed Trinidad, and began to think
that he should be obliged• to nut round on
the north side, to Havana or Mantantas,
when one afternoon, IL4 he was keeping close
along the beach, inside of the Isle of Pints,
1114 eye caught the entrance of a little nor•
row ohennel that loOked just as if it would
suit his purposo Tire schooner's helm
was put haul up, and oil' she went before
the wind, and in fifteen estinutes she vi av tin
side of a little harbor, that lied probably
never Leen visited by an honest American
Captain Josh Tbrbes *SS - not very often
astooishud at anything ito saw, bat he was
taken all aback that afternoon; fur when he
got about a quarter of a mile up the narrow
meek, ho discovered moored alongside of
the Lank, half a mile further up, the New
Grenadian schooner ho Lad seen at St.
Thomas. In double quick time, the Sarah
Ford wart running alongside the Bank, and
tied up to the trees, which grew close down
to the water'e edge.
Josh Forbes, for once in his life, wa4 in a
quandary. Ile cowl In't get out to sea again,
fur the wind was blon log square into the
creek, and ho knew diet beford the land
breeze would set in at night, the gent! , men
from the schooner abdre)vould pay . him a
visit; mid then good.hye, to all hopes of
marrying Lis 1101/xl/Goner's: namesake, for
.11 Le was worth to the "Wrirrld.and *aid%
stun bi mare, was id' Ilicafeastl, He had with
hen the whole priiceeds of the cargo which
he bad bold hi ht. Monies, and wirh he
wet yet in dbbt for et Bangor.
rvr (Ire tntuut.e.3 the Yankee Captalti WI L 3
ipat 11/ A. (kg) •atudy, when all at •nn:e
It itita set.mtl' t,) ntvpice. him, for hr
. p , att.! caltink Mit llttr cn:y of
tol+r, adilscsaLd hiwidf
irdlrTf icr - Zii% — young Mat ritclriui
mate of ttle schooucr, and said: •
" Warren, do yoU think you can take the
Sarah Ford home to Bangor ?"
Yes, cap'n, I do," replied the youngster,
" but n hat are you gang to do i"
" 3 oh, I'm going home in that schooner
thLru , !"
The other tooVkd at him ill astaiiish.
neat; hut all inquiries n ere out abort by
L'apthin Joib, uho addrtaatd Lis mate as
Warren, you jump aft. there, and talc
the beating of that vessel by compass ; and
then take the cell - ivies 'out and bring it
along, for we must, put for the bush( v if
e ', ant to see Yankee land again.
t 4. II you my plan after we get into the
In two minutes the Sarah Ford was de
serted by all hands. Captain dealt took the
compass from Warren, and led his little
crew, back from the creek about a quarter of
a mile, when he shaped his course by com
pass, so as to keep along up, about parallel
with the bank. When he judged ho Was
about opposite the pirate, he took the ad.
vancii and proceeded carefully down towards
the creel.. In a few minutes they came in
sight of thp pirate schooner, and at Umlaute
moment Josh made a grand discovery, which
was that a little ahead of where the achooulas
lay, there was an nem of the creek, *itch
ran off about west, and opened out into
the bsy, by a different channel froth 'the
°he t ho hail — ebtered.. Ile saw at.a glance
that, .as the wind Wis, a vessel could run '
out by OM channel with a free sheet.
Altuullhe time that Forbes and his crew
were in sight of the schooner, the pirate
hail mustered all hands and just starlit'
off down the creek to overhaul the Sarah
As soon as they ,were out of sight ,in the
bushes, Foi hes whispered, to his awn
" Now's our chance—nut kniveissel cut
her fastenings then jump &been] andshove
oil, and then put sail on her.
The Captain's orders were promptly
obeyed, and ip less than ten minutes the
New Granada armed schooner Brandy—the
favorite cruiser of Mitchell, the pirate—was
Older alllaihand Passing rapidly down the
1 116 - Meperient that the 'linter* leached the
Yankee tehminei, dog eisv their own,
vessel under weigh and going to sea.—
tantly comprehending the Yankee trick,
and . boiling . with rage, they immediately
got t 1 Sarah Cord under way and' follon - ed .
In half an hot= both veroela Were outside.
Forbes, with ids new command, was running
away to the westward, about a poi t free,
- and keeping the bad of his pads' ligl tin, so
that sho shouldn't goo too faat thrn gh the
water. The pirates weriatirludiagg right' 4u.
in his witkoi Prowdink all mit to overbid
utter_ them of ;~bout tea n 910,,
eaptalneForbes suddenly tacked shit; and
stood" - elf on the other tack towantit - tho pi
rates, and m fassing thou to windward, just
out of pistol shot, he cutikd them : .
41 sow, gentlemen, you will please keep on
as sou aro going. If you attempt to haul
YourlidliaAktlk yee , . e
A yell of Mingled despair rage rang
out from the pirate's deck, and Immediately
the schooner's helm was pht hard down, ir,
order to go on stays. „
Beftfre she was head to wind, a nine pound
shot from one 'of their guns came creshingin
through thetiiihooner's bulwarks, telling them
in the most emphatic manner they had-better
obey ordinal !
And they did, too. In an instant the
schooner's helm was put up, and sho was
keptoff on her course.
-Captain Josh reefed his fore and ift
sl his vessel would Just hold ways-with the
other schooner, and 'then he kept en. after
her, just within point blank range. All
through the night—which Ass clear•and
beautifully—whenever the pirates attempted
to forget their orders, and ,began to keep :off,
or to heist oft thefr course, a gentle hint
from Forbes' long pivot gun brought them
to their souses directly_
And 'Orlin he drove thtiiiall the way into
Urania, where they were scoured 11 t..ek
Thu tlovernor-General of Cuba was SO well
pleased with the affair, that he gavo the
Brandy (Torch) up to Ash, just as she was.
And ho also gar. special orders that the Sa
rah Ford wxe to pay so export Malta on her
cargo, nor was she to ho subjt:et to any port
week, Captsun Josh Forbes sailed for
New; Turk ; and if he did not find quite so I
much gold in his prize as Kidd buried along
the coast, lie found enough, to make him the
richest man Down-Cast; and Colonel Ford
wasl)erfectly stilling that he should marry
his daughter Sarah.
DESTINY-TEE BMPEROIt OE TEE
At the present moment, when the birth
of an heir to the French Elropire„. and-the re
! joieings in peace are an fully before the pub
lic, the following extract from Altson's
" History of England" will ho found siugu
, larly interesting.
The idea of a destiny and his haring a
mission to perform was throuilliont a hied
t ine in Louts Napoleon's mind. 'No disaster
oh ca his confidence in his star or his be
lief in the ultimate .fultlinzvnt of hie des
tiny. This is well known to aft thosd who
were intimate w ith him in this country afttr
bia return from AmCreci in DAT. Among
r eitlr noble houses,pie hospital .of wheels
tiiritharedovaa that of the U s.of Mon
trose, at Apchanan, nom Lectilemond, and
the Dul.,e of Ilainilton, at Drodrick Castle
in the Islam! of Arran. Ilig mannerjn both
was grave and taciturn: he was wrapt
thlientemplationdof the future, arid indict
trent to the present. In 1839, the present
Earl of W---- , then Lord R--, came
to visit the antlicw, after having been some
days with Louis - Napoleon, at litichanao
House. Onst of the that things he said was,
" Only think of that young man, Louis Na
-1 polcon. Nothing can persuade him he is
not to be Emperor of France. The Stria•
bourg affair has not in the least shaken him ;
he is thinking continually of what he isto do
when on the throne.
The Duke of N— also said to U e
rhos ii. I " -1 years ago. before I
the Revolution of 1848. T met Wag Napo
leon often at lirodiick Castle, in Arno. We
frequently went out to shoot together
neither cared much for the apart, and we
soon sat down on a heathery brow of Cott
rell, and began to speak seriouily. Fire id
s:tye opened these conferences by discoer•
sing on what he should do when he was Ens
peror of France. Among other thingt he
said he would obtain a grant from the Cham
bers to drain the marshes of the Bries
which, you know, ono* fully cultivated, be.
eared flooded when the Inhabitants who
were chiefly Proteatants, left the country
on the sevocatilln of. the etliCt, o f Nestse_t_a id
what is verythriona, I see ia the newspapei
of the day ,that he has got grani, of two
milll*ns of franca Rom the Clountera to be
gin the draining of those very marshes."
bQlonga to Louis Napoleon is now
public property, and these noble pereons
will forgive the author if he endeavor* to
rescue from oblivion anecdotes so illus:ra
liVe pr the fixity of purpose which Is the moat
remarkable feature in that very eniltunt
man's character. This idea of destiny, of a
star, or a mission, which are only ditlerent
woids for the same thing, will bp found to
have been a fixed,lielief in most. Men. who
attain to ultimate greatness. Whether it is
that the disposition of mind which leads to
such' a belief works out its own accomplish
ment, by tho energy acid perseverando which
it inhume into the 'obantoter, and which en.
'bleb Its possessor to rise superior to ill
veal!' to the chosen instruments . things
vessels of honor," to .e. lirctrk!rg
out ot Its purposes; in human ht in;
trusted—enough of the Musa alecnitre
soomMilistiment, will forever remain sonys
Wemikw. Dimmer, erhciewtlo.—ftul the
Ohio Peraentirry - Ceo the 4th leak, age.art,
reeled at Olcvehred. on the 9th, aud.rotenviod
to, hie old 4ulder:4 Oaf ,hl4l..serecd wore
41 Oise yea:slot:the" id: for *lab . He ;had,
_lteeoA4noetl. attonlit4 to 'maim w il l
lgrebaNY:Prcloot the tines to
. 144 iitprieverp
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AIiECDOTE 0* AMMON:" •''
The Western Chrtation Advoeats records - •
the following interesting anc-dote of Jack
son. Tpe scene of it waiiciu the Tentiesaee
Annual•Conferenec, held at Nashville, and_
to which hi had been, invited by a vote oy
the brethren, Chit they might tame the
"The committee was appointri, and the
, the time for nine' d'elciek."4
Monday morning. The et - lifer/nee toom -
big too small to accommodate the Mister:
who wished to witness the introduction, on e.
of the churches was substituted, Roden hoar,
before the time filled tg overflowing. .Pront
41 ate IVETO reserved for the members of can,
Terence, which was called to order.hy the
bishop, acated in a large chair in thevelhar,
just before the pulpit. After pre the
nOmmilree retired: anda'minute effrrwaithr
entered, conducting the man whom all de
lighted to honor. They hid him to the
op's chair which was made vacant fbr him,
the bishop meanwhile occupying another
place within the tiltar.' ,
'..'Theaccrctary was directed -to call the
litanies of the members of the conference,.
*Meth he did itt alphabetical order !Sell
op a perional introduction to the ex-Prdd
dent and iimiusliattli retired to give plea* •
to next. The ceremony hal nearly been ‘'
completed when the 4.ecretary reed the name
of Rev. James T--.
man with a weather beaten face, clad In • *
snit oilcans, arose and colic forward- IPaiir
seemed to &now hint; Italmd nlac i eys been • ,
on a circuit, me Elie frontier: and though al.
way s at conference, he never troubled it with
long ap4ehes4iit kept his seat, and said
but little--that, little, hoverer, 'MIA ' adrhya
to the purpose. Mr P., came forward - and_
was introduced to Gen. Jackson. Ito turned "
hi 4 face toward the treneml, who said, ..It
seems to me that we have met .before.":
The preacher, apparently einbarraistedoeid:
'I was allh yen through the Creak CM
paigii—ono of your 4l toelly-gnatd et the bat- •
tie of 'nurse Shoc--and fought under yr tt
_command at New Orleans." TLc Gelgeral
arose slot ly= from hi 3 scat, and throwing hie -
long wit.l4 , red bony arms arpund the
cr's neck, exclaimed: "We'll sooTsailet
where there's noyar —where the smoke Of
battle never rollr up it. 3 soilphurousinconser
~N ever before, or s;:ice, have I . - deep no
manly tear.) shed as then (19weel forth from
the eyes of that esslisittstiartly. 41111 Cry
was moist with siiessav,. Yr*"
'Eleven years TIAVO lased, away Anne
The old laro las bum micro tbitn
got irt4gr mica end narrow he a. no A •
voia o4 tuku t tieervii tie dt r ptn g a t ,bt, and r.
thimielfd fo•tile rear of rioulf.d gs do*. it.
forever, - The old preaclierOneabsii
tough is last battle, ..laid his agerer. by.
liitae to his eternal rest.",
111 E WILD AG
A correspondent of the Caddo Castor.'
writing under date Of the 28th tat, fpls!
Parailifts, Arkansas, 0, / () pc! Rod Rasta'.
,the cold during the prudent
Winter has been in that region rive severast
within the memory of men. . rioters
were frozen solid, the plains presented 221
unbroken sheet of snow. The writer relate,'
the following story or an atictopt W capturit
the famous w ild inati. ni n has been 20
often encaunterod on the borders of Arkin/t
-ut 4 and Northern Louisiana:
"In my travels I met a party from your
cou n try u, pursuit of a IN ild caw Thoy :
had struck hie trail at a cane brake bolder►
jug on Brant Lake aed the Soh4Tower
Prairie. I learned from one of the Paify that/
the dogs ran him to an arm of the like which
was froten, but' not eutitciently 'Mont to
bear his weight, which consequently pot)
way. lie had, however, crossed, end the
dog.; were at fault.
One of the party, mounted on a fleet horse,
coming,up, encouraged the dogs to pursue.
but found it impossible to cross with his
home, aea concluded to fellow the hskie .
round until he (mold sacertain the .direction
taken by this mender of the format. Vs
reaching the opposite Olio of the boodle'
was surprised ni'aei lOnii6tliiiit'ln. theiliekii -' '
like a man breaking Atiloa, witlrtibi tease.
and hammed under core, of the insider
growth, to the spot where he mem:WA:him '
to ensile out. 110 concealed himself mirth* • '
place. when hu , 'ltail a full view of hint. meta .
he reached the slime, where lioClutlept4k rid '
shook lidn-n_if. lip roprenenot• - itfttrrassys '
stout, ado hie man, about Six feet fbur hada: '
es in height, completely coveted Witillialf_ol...._ -
a brownish cast, about four to air Inch O- - • -
long,„ lie was wall muscled. and rea up the
bank with the' illi , i.,tner; of n (leer. , - •
"Ile ears he could. have billed him with
his gun, taut the object of tho party befog to
take him alive, and hearing the hontureebba"'
comrades awhile howling of the Moos ms She
opposite bank of the lake,, he concluded, to
vide up and head him, so ad l° tertog liiiii,../ 0
bay And then secure their prze. 'lsin sispn,
however, distehe wild man tow the 'bons 'ad- .
rider be rushed Crintically tclimard throb) oftst
in an luntant drafted - the htlidor OW,* .
im ee l i d sitt tut ,
,inring the other so much thilkide camindlett ,
des *if tho -recovery.of his sigt i and ev .
4 1;glargtpieess RAS of his:iittOtt 000 t; ...,
afrOjAII porta.of hist/qty.
"Tlisitibtuffer then Nat off the sadiron*
bridle from thelsors4, god- destroyed . them, - . --
end holding the home brhiertuarm.isoohnr* -- '
abort piece of, ospling. -sod -sooIOOINE . Ott Vr...
animal, 'started tit hall t A at cit„Totorft,
plainstp the directly° 6
wigidirit die bores with b. -The
Mt wide-M*IO64MM mho isOotostfit .
r i y,
WI part :vas itilil AO puroolli -a . e „, • issa
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