Erie observer. (Erie, Pa.) 1830-1853, December 06, 1851, Image 1

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Citysuhaeribera by the carrier, at
fq mail. or at the office, in aavanee..
;sit not paid in advanee. or vt &thin three mouths
Of walveribing. two dollars will be charged. ,
LTAII communications newt be popt paid.
Cards not exceeding I lipes, one ear.
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Otte square
dm do. six months.
do. do.. three month/.
"nrattstfot htiven iselnen Is. 50 cent{ per sclunre, of
Ins, for the first in:cutout "25 cents for each subsent
reYearly ads ertsaccil has c the privilege of au Nor
but al no time arrallowed to occupy wore than t%u
be timitrri t. thew imbrerbete kiturss.
Adverinmementx not havinic other directionr, IA 1 t
Dein! and e ar ged accordingly.
Watchmaker and Repairer. Dealer in lVatehc..
Busiest! Instruments. LcaOtte 4; ias,el and other
Store one door west of the Reed Home.
AR_ Wu ••• • CKLE & KEPLEIt.
lit.tya In Diy Cciods. Gronerirs. Hardware, Croo k
.1. Perry Block. State street. E:rie, Pa.
Arms\rT •T I.•m. --Office at I.[C.CIII w the Chrun
yright's Black
Arrmunry •T 0% Cr W I 11113111.. do Wr
IK.tablishment; entrance first door west, on tlii• I
D mutt In Dry,Coods, rirnecrie.: Liquor- oral! 1.1
alto, Ake., one door south -of Sin itit Jae Lyon..
trect. Erie. Pa. „0-
1. rosorrom.
G. A N D It 1: ,
Arm ofJ. A.idre pot of FurcifZii M
deal Mitre handl z.e. w Itole4ate and road, M. I
ab. ("walnut atreet. Phda4.lphla .
• DR. C. 13RANDL:4.
Patairtax and otannoo—ores en I . llCr of State
ightNetr; Rividence. on Eighth otre.t. Getwoen
holland. File, I'a.
I'. W. .Nloolt
LezAura InCroceries„.Provi,ione.lVine , .i.igliOr , .l
&c., One Ikpor Below Loam- fir. Uo, Futite eireel
M. SANFORD 4 c 4)..
Dealers on Gold.RiJyer. flunk Noes. Krohn. Vero
posit. /se. Eseloange on the of loeopal el
fuor-salr. Office in Fleatt)•oo flock. la,Wte Solotar
th Juana • soon Pnrstross—o )(Fre, corurr of Frig
trevss,over Moses Mocha I , tofr. RVoiliellet on
tone door east of are old %sombre-sty Ilall
nu. Constantly on tonna a (nun snoop's of.l/roeertes.
Chanoliery, Proverions. Produce. to . ice mid
or Retail as cheap agate cheapest. No Ittr.Clr
•Wbl. S. LANE:.
Attorney and Counsellor at
Broolutionnry/ army and relasivatc Bunn
ior rapay.3ll.l all ether burin's Calf
reerlye pronlyt and faithful attention.
Vtlice to %Vroicht's Block on Suite ' , trout. otrr J
LAIRI)ti Itt'ST,
WIMILISM.Z•tuf Stetnil Deafen , in Dry Goodm,Groct ,
laquore. Flour. Firdt, Salt ice., No. I. Writi
Dr! of Fah nod SOIL. Streets.
%LIAO, I fIRo.
Boolowlier anti Stationer. and Manufacturer of RI
Wrottrre Ink. ember of the Itsamotiel and Stub
M u i r ... and general Arne) and 00111Ilts.11?11 bit
pg. ZLII in Enirl irli.Gennan ;1111.1 Amer le; ri I I ;nave.
`Attu, Nail,. Arnim, Iron and :flee; No
Erse. I'2.
w. J. F. 1:11 - 1))1.1: S. Co.
Rt.m-K.soru.. Carmide and Wn.r.Jti Duildero.
(wenn seventh k. k'ardith,
L. STR.ONG. M. I).
Orvirs. one Door n Pr( of C. R. lCr hPr rte. II:,
drew' with I axt. A Itrray. Several h He ir
eidenee, op Sati4a kn.. one 1100 r worth of Sevead
C. SIEXIEI.. ' _
WIIIIIIILEP•LIC and Retail dealer la Groeeriea. Pro
, Liquor,. Friat, Le.. Arc Coraer.of French a
oppointe the Farmers' Hotel. Eric.
JOHN Nlt:C.l.
IVIML fffff and Retail Dealer lit Family
Glawiware, Iron. Nagle. &c,. Cheap Side. Erie.
nir The litirhert pr lt. paid for Country Pr.
Yleatenawir Tatuna. and Habit Maker—Shop, Np.
Row,(up,tairit, over A. k. J. S. W4lleih - Croce
Ntreet, P.n.. Pa.
A 7: R Pi ,F; 1" L A
In Walker'• (Wive. on Se, enth ykrett,
1,,,,,,R.i0nwr, and Rrta.t to Dry. G.
Crockery. Clarhoyare.eaxpeurt:r. Ilprito ore. fro
Fink( &c. .entinte eloace Stale : , treet., to
Ikoa hotel. Erie. I'a.
At.o—!Aor.l,. V4ces. lows. Bel A :lc Aw.. Spriog.
araortment of ddleStzd Catrtake Trnnnnngs.
. 8. IifERVIN
' the Key P4OllO
W. 4.1 of Wrigh
w and Janice of the Peace..
Mutual Lire Company
i p store. Evie, Pa.
krtosaar sr Law. Girard, Erie County. Pa.
other NLAIOCSA attended to with promptness and
Fcrwartil g &Conlin tango Mere haht, on the l'ub
SW, prep.
nag rialt. Piaster an White Fish. constantly 'fo
- _
Went tIIALIMNO Etirrstt. Desuls in Foreign and
Good., tea y mane( 7 101.11 . 111 IkA.AAI and Lin
IVrighes k, Nate street. Err.
Banker and Exchange Broker. Dealer in BO
Drafts, certificates of Opposite, Gold and sdre
(thee, Win iatus' Bieck. corner of, a
At - roamers itLAW---0111CC up stairs in 'Varmint'
north of me Prothonotary's ottice, Erie.
Arroamte AND COCNIII[LLOIL AT 1.111% —OfrICA . C
Saxe, entrance one door west' of State street,
Erse_ I
C. M. TIIIIIIAI.S. in Thy Good*. Dry Grocer ICS, Crockery
No: 111. Gheapode. E li te,
_ _.. ..___,,
u mita,* 1 n pry Goodk. Gnxertiv, Hardwire. t4u
Iron. Walk, ke.. 111. Cheapstde. k:rie. Pa. •
I:mart. 'had Upboloter. and Undertaker. cot
Seventh lumen,. Erie:
G %%%%% Forward ing, Produce and Conn. bunt A 4
iu roam. and fine salt, Coal, Plaster. Shingles,
west side of she bridge. Erie.
1 4 1ALKF:H. & COOK.
aunt. Porwarcling. COMM-A.I(AI :11141
aid Ware-hutme eaat of the.l'util le Ender. Erie
iu Mitchel., Jewelry. t;ruin
Britannia Ware Cutlery. %it laity and Fa lie)! I%
nearly otiportte the Eagle flute!, Erie.
C, Lour's.
Waocesst.a and Retail 4ealers ip Drues. sfetieid
Dye-miffs, Elan. Nu. 0, Reed House. Erlej
JAMES 1.‘"1.1:.
Pasoloyssata Merchant Tailor. MI the oil lic Altars, a few doors
• writ of Suite street. Erie.
I). :F.. CLA.ltii,
WiItILERALE A•D RETAIL IL,aler 111 GrLo i rri", rru.lpieht. : 4 up
handlcry. Suroe.wase, fr.e. Re , Nu. 5, Itaiinell Blew k, Ent.
Beale? in I.IIW. Medieal. genital Miseettaneotis hooks stationary
k s .e ls o e a t :, tour doors below the ru hhr square.
SlitnEo4l-othee at hp residence on Seventh street,
_Deposoe - Use Metbodn.t Ciiuli.)ll. Eric-
wuntriata •110 itETAttilealerein Drop. Medici Reg, I)) C SAUITA.
( 41i4Clitii. be. Nu. S. Reed ilOtn.C. Erie.
pit. 0. L. ELLIoTT. •
Kende" , ik"ni.t% Offiee and dwelling in tile
7. - Beene Block. on the Last side of -the Public
I ~ l,'
Square. Erie. Teeth trreerted on Gold ?fate.
from one to 311 entire sett. Carious teeth lilted
Pm, lad 'restored to health and uttifulness. Teeth
.'.auk"inn tustruilients and Dentitice war su loave !bent of a
elearneti.. All work warranted.
IYAVDER .-104 Ker,s Attie. Deer and illanttni,towder.
r• c. ,+ed and for pale . by the krg or I.:* quatanty, by
R. T. rkaa...l) & So
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RY. i
10. Jewelry
a ti6y Goods.
ry.t.c., Du
tblie St
tore. French
11. B
Sl(' and ;wt
. Su. Sill St.
an.l Se‘enin
French itn.l
mates of he
e eou.t4uil)
Er u•
and Fifth
rourth strevl,
.vror... Ship
1...12.1.1 211.1
.1 u.) toe shall
11. F1,11,411)11' 1 .
nr ()et.
'• Block cur
nk Books and
mr+•, Frank-,
re:111d l'utler);
3 Rcell Ilwlxp
U. Street. Lc
I“,trni Rok
mon,. Wine".
d raw AtreeLN
Croe icry
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Pwr PCOPIC 4 +
'store) statc
doors. below
and al general
t ill Ar•nt fw
1 Office J &ours
ollei.tiana and
c Duck, els' of
note tie Dry
/kr., No. 4
's of Etehautze
'1 roblie Su:re
y hall buttling
C. 11. Wright's
t the Diamond.
lardware. /Lc..
ins ‘‘'are, Lime.
er of State avid
rehants ,lealerp
e. Puidle dock,
...r, and
1. State street.
tiuh 311.4.e11an I
■T 4 U. A•Rtl`i..
I would not +ink.. the lyre agnin •
In thin told world of Wrong. !
Where so much ;arrow. care and pain
Attends the child
For mini would make a ttioayntid tone.
Breathing of joys forever; flown.:
When In mine own street houwathr.
I sang in other da)s.
A father and a mother dear
AppM•rd_ my rn-tie r ye;
it..tnow. where I may We-ver
Beneath the aspen tree they sleet.
11 - other. and sietrrs deral. V lina:
Who prami my simple In;
But some CI re itt the eottCeart4l4l4.
And rite are far away.,
And sorrow hovers in the .had
'Where we in jo3cniS childhood
There. flowers of every form an
I reaied with trfader care.
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Which drank at ll'. eve otthe
And scented the old air;
But they In eohl n klect are la i
Beneath the apoile i 's hiaftlto fa,
And ilwh the toneni from gro•'ee
flop very meet :they were;
Never aira'ist hut in my dream.
Shill I vutehgtaj, notes hear;
And wherefore dad their 11111. le
They breathed aroudd my OW
An.l there were rural scenes of
That oft in4pireil my soil.'
The halm) circle round the Ilea
When s Inter usiht* groil lon
BAIL all there .1y) cots seenesetire
That Kapp) tit rcle
But where where ho partplt Noun& oh
in a pure world I.lll,:iss,
I II VII I a swee:er,:iappier
Than thave lost hp this.,
And I shall strike my bre agag
Ithere gritl 14nd until% it
num Om Ilome JoMtml
The Rev. Mr. E---. traveling oil ami ipterial tour
through the south of Ireland. one lautpmn d y, foundit
impossible to reach his destioation, yet di ant. many
1.., s
mile distant. before the coming nigh: Whi- I announc
ed its rapid approach by its sombre ihe Id. t night. Do
nn the day, his ride had been suggsstt l e of s • i 'tar). mad
data+, as. a portion of the country t rough: which . he
jnurnhyed was, owing to the grandeur nd diversification
of ite.scenery, one of the most pictur l mre in t he king
dom. kits path had wound through g rdeus a 6 audoned
to the rank luxuriance of the thistle od brainble, and
past deserted homesteads. the histoilPest 4 t oi which were rife
with tales of liioletice and bloodshed. and family extinc
tion; and hei t hed oft with toil and difficulty guided his
good steed through many of thoiJe deep -labyrinthian
glens. and matted ferns. and patursifaatnesses in which
the land of the shamrock gior6.
In the earlier i part of his journey. et few comfortable
homes and farm-lsoisses had been visilPis to Mr. E—;
but as the duck wore on, the Way , grow T isereasingly gloo
mily and disheartening. and glimpses or the human face
divine more and morn rare. At hist It became expedi-
ant to th;nk of gettingiodging for th'is Melo, and he paint
ed to,reflect amireconnoitrei. Not ferPom him towered
the turrets of a reueiable caatle„.arondp which clustered
trees of an immense growth and 'heiht, whose thick
trunks, gnarled and overhanging braiehes, and sombre
foliage, seemed as if anxiops to keep tint the gaze ofpry
ing stragglers. and the , main body of the building from
being seen. •A sloping lawn led down to a' deep.' fent
lake, so — deep and'so glossy that not a fipple disturbed its
calm surface. Beyond were piled a I .dgo of mouitaine,
rising in bold relief against the murky ky' r .adding addi
tional wildness to the landscape. Alt Other, the upect
of that place was so repelling, and e so stronglyeof
desertion.that•the clergyman istvolunt rily turned Mbar.
Meanwhile the darkness increased • • see, and 04 other
habitation was in sight except-one' hat of a person
whom he well knew by repart to . ba an i :placable ' hater
of religionand its ministers. Alternati e, therefore. there
was none, between seeking admission air an-unwelcom
n e
ed guest, front which his mate deliea ihrmik, and re
maining exposed to the fury of a storm wbich gave war
ning of being in preparation , by bowie ming, of thun
der. and the mighty sub-bees of the ;el ants, and lurid
gleams of are: He hesitated for sco rn tne„ but deter
mined atiength to try whether the vloi i of hospitality
might not plead his Cause, and pin fair im, at least, the
shelter of a roof, whiitever might be Ci e l p sttbsequent treat
ment and entertaiunrent: any refuge 'leered preferable
to the peltiegs of the storm. His hotte r also began to
exhibit r anerjuivocal symptoms of dirraisfaction at the
existing state of atraira, and plainly ialimatiid-a disposi
tion to seek better quarters, by impair nr, stampings arid
neighings. Mr. )7. accordingly r.. el up to the door
of the house and knocked;
. a tall, der waged man ap
peered. Mr. E— introduced hims
the intrusion. and solicited accommod
The gentlmau replied that he would
wish him with a supper, atul find roo
the stible, hot regretted Oast there w
a vacant chamber
.213it-etre you &coward!" he demon
'•I hope not."
r "Because. if you are not. yonder is
the'park, of whidh Ism the agent; no
owner is traveling on the continent.
film you, however, that strange tales
hannted, which was, in fact, the urine
deipraoodthe Earr of L—'s famil
yoi are not afraid, and feel willing t.
midnight visitants, you are welcome 1.
Not seeming to notice the sneer w
tlio Tait words. Mr. E— accepted lb
folness, - remarking that, howevei ho
ty. yet, as a.eninistee of the Gospel, he
fearing even the powers of darkness.
against lum.
•'Very well." said the host, whom
as Mr. 1)—. "I will Order supper.
partaking of it. send servants ovei tol
a moth, and light i fire; and left yo
doubts as to the ailment,' of my Mtenti
patty )04 there myself, and assist iu s
and the adjoining ones."
lifter supper. having ascertained t
been well attended to. Mr. E eX.
readiness to attend his hostlo bjs'destiiiird lodginks, as he
wasmudb fatigued with hie journey, 441 longed for re
pose. The rain had not yet commenek, but the flasheir
of lightning. and the howling of the itried through the
stately oaks and chile ; presaged its caddis' violence. sod
suggested' to the imagination of Mr. ir.—, the fitness
of 'Jost such a nighi and time fors de of crime; and he
shuddered as they traversed-the irk* park. ae many •
tale of murdered trivelers that he ha heard in boyhood
came ism his mind. To the best of alien. sudden death
has an impaling aspect, but ender *veil circumstances as
these, apart from all that he loved. allooe and Repined.
it seemed tenfold terrible. Then. Ital4e. he would think
on the snexpocted horpitality of Mr. 1)--. and smile
at the horrors which busy fancy had conjured op."
As they drew near the castle, its desolate appearance
was not much calculated to rs-assure hini, or calm his
drooping spirits. Mr. "1) carried • lantren, the faint
glimmering of which only'served to make darkness visi
ble, as it fell on t t he grus.grown walks, and old grey
stones that paved the court-yard. The tibiae of the sumo
and voices disturbed a crazy congregation of owls, bats
and rooks, time honored inhabitants of the turrets, which
startled and affrighted, flew about, flapping their wings.
and uttering dismal cries at the unwonted invasion of
theft premises. A chill ran through Mr. E—. Bow
he stiltedfor even the neighborhood of his horse, or any
thing that had life; the company of I dog would have
Wen invaluable; fain would he have stretched himself in
the stable"; but dreading to awaken the sarcasm of his
grim hist, he said nothing. They reached the grandma
trancei. On openiug, the door grated harshly and com
plainingly on its rusty hinges, and a rash of night winds
moaned bodingly es they entered. While ascending the
staircase, dim shadows seemed to gather and troop around
them. with fantastic gestures beckoning them onward;
a thousaud spirit eyes peered inquisitively- out of the
arches and frets in the ceiling; snatches of faint songs
echoed through the corridors; glimpses he hill of half
formed facii c titting about in the Coflloll4 and whispers
and sighs floated on the air.
M r . E— again smiled a. his wen imaginings, And.
making a strong mental effort. Isiriy shoolft oral! nonsen
sical apprehensions. They thoroughly examined the
room destined for him, and the adjoining - ones. and af
terwaids looked through those bolos% one of which a
liall-of magnificent dimensions, superbly carved and gild
ed in the old stile.. His companion reiterated his assur
ances' that no living being save himself would be ,in „this
castle. and, with an invitation to breakfast at hie house
in the morning, he .bade him good night. Mr. E--.--
attended him to the door, double locked •ncl:chained it
after him, and then ascended to his own apartment, which
he also carefully locked and secured. He certainly was
situated very pleasantly. The rain now came down in
torrents, bat the tremendous peals of thunder above him,
and the vivid flashes' ef lightning which occasionally
pierced their way through the heavy damask curtains,
only so much the more'enhanced the value of his corn-.
fottable retreat, and made his feelings those.of unmin
gled satisfaction. A bright fire blazed on the old fashion
ed hearth, and two wax candles'stood lighted ou the ale.'
gant•inlaid table beside it.
Tne room was richly furnished in an antique, style,
and the luxurious conch; to one tired as he was, looked
extremely inviting to repose.. But the inclination to sleep
had quite left him, midis' Orange wakefulness had super
ceded all his former almost overwearyness. Several no
ble paintings by the grist masters, Guido and Da Vinci.
adorned the walls, one 1 which was the beautiful picture
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of the Virgin and child representing him while yet the
radiant brow was unpi reed by thorns, and Ara the deli
cate fair cheek had bee subjected to thin blows of the
smiler, or the prayer of rayers had been grasped by those
cherub lips. Upon lb he mused fur as hour or so.
and then, according to his custom, opened his pocket Bi
ble, and lad and meditated until his excitement passed
away, and a sacred wain settled upon him.
unmet dew,
'and stream+
—Lai. Joitt.
Suddenly his attentitin was aroused by'a eornmotion:in
the room below. Heirvy table* were dragged Omit,
dishes and glasses ratthrd, chairs pushed violently hither
and thither, dooM *lamina& and in short. he beard every
noise attendant upon the laying out of an extensive ta
ble. This unaccountalile uproar continued unabated for
'about half an hour. when, all at once,•the place becinie
hushed is the grave. Soon after. a slow, heavy step be
gan to ascend the stair's. Could his host have deceived
him? . For a time he doubted his truth. The ominous
step continued to ascend; nearer if drew, and still nearer.
until it stopped at his door.
Three sullen knocks.
Mr. E—pansed a moment; and then asked
"Who's there?" -
A hollow 11 (rico reeled, "die Meer teams yogi dote*
lo supper."
"Excuse me. if you-please; I cnouot corn! down."
The dull, heavy step, descended the stairs, and enter
ed thd hall, down below. Mr. E— began to conjecture
that a band of forgers, or smugglers had mad the place
their abode, and, being aware•of his proximity. wished 'to
Inveigle hirn , in their power, in order toinsure his silence.
His sensations were becoming very unenviable; but the
pause was brief. for again he heard the steps ascending.
if possible. heavier and slower than before; and again the
three, sullen knocks were given.
••What do you want?"
- "The sassier resets you dines to :wee'
Tell him limos already sopped, and do not wish for
more." replied Mr. alarmed at his pertinacity..
The step departed as before. and he distinguished an
gry I'ices in loud debate below. Were their designs hos
tile-rbow could he hope to escape? It is curions . to note
in cafes of emergency. how many plausible schemes will
present thiiiiisolves to the mind. which, in placid pm
' mouths were never dreamt of. So. many • plan did he
Nordic in a minute, but to put one in execution was out
of the question. He was • prisoner; and clearly in the
clutches of his enemies. for such they Must be. His heart
sank bke lead, as his thoughts reverted to his quiet hap
py home, where the beloved ones were probably at this
time very joyously expecting him, but who, mayhap.
shopld never behold him more. ' i
14 apologized' for
tins for the night.
with v gleaitire for-
for his horse in
The third time ha heard the dreaded footstep approach
lug, so heavy gras'every!ootfell now, that they smote on
his ear like cannon balls. Thu three sullen knocks
pot in the house
1 1:abrupily
••147hat do you witit. that you persist in tints distuzbing
me?" demanded Mr. E—, loudly.
the , castle scrims
,one is in it. &tulle
ill toot disguise
"The master wants you to - eo!te down to supper!''
"I come," said Mr. E—, and mentally imploring
the protection of heaven against all violence. rio grasped
a candle, and placibg his Bible under his arm, opened.
the door. A grim, gigantic figure, hobnail hilliack from
head to foot, stood without, motionieg him to follow, led
the Way to the satoe splendid-apartment to which he had
hen ip the earlier pert of the evening.- Tito Alp was
thrown widely back by his sable ignide,.end he was ush
ered in. Tho master of tho revels received him with a
silent bow, and escorted him to the tcbte, which was
covered with a sumptuous banquet. and entirelysurronsi
ded by guests, with the siceptrou of one seat which had
been reserved ter,
told of its being
ipal reason for the
!: If as you say,
focur the risk of
• bed there."
qh accompanied
iffer with thank
ight pretar 'nine
had uo cense for
!told th • league
etoty d 'goate
ed while you are
i 'castle to ! prepare
As he seated himself. a burst of hideous btuleiter peal
ed dig and died away in the distance! Ile gl.suced at
the company; they were all, robed in the same black, and
from countenances of living ruttiness. the hollow ekes
shot forth gl o omy flasheioffire as they glared upon him
All was. silence r i-tlead silence! It was appalling. Ile
felt the blood curdle in his veins. The host helped him
first, and then the other guests. Demoniac grins wreath
ed their thin lip, as they watched to See him eat. But he
no longer doubted as to the nature of
. the company. and
touched not the unhallowed food. A. dead weight hang.
open the atmosphere. almost crushing him to the earth:
douse sulpharsegi vapory floated around, and din lowering
brews of the coUiisany knit into deeper scowls as they burst
out into 'nether fit of Mepistophelea like. mirth.
ihould tie in any
•TTi. I wili seem
bin' ydor . rooni
A i
if his horse had
used himself in
• A moment or 'Ament trial. it said. occurs in the life
time °revery IMO .121. Mr. shuddered ai he felt it
bad arrived; and what a ireineoduoes ordeal it waa—oo
Igoe thaw a potwooll twoilsot with the power* oir &Amiss.
TM boot Wised pereeitortly to hi.. to begin. With a
CW - 0 NW AR D ..Ai -
great eßirt, for he well knew that each fleadieh eye was
ri7etea upon him, he exclaimed:
'.I have not been in the habit of eating without having
• shed a blessing." • . ,
, .
83 saying, he bowed him head on his. Bibley, sad cried
with a loud voice:
"Oh, Lord, thou hest often fed me with the bread of
Heaven; suffer me not arw 'to feast with dew dn."
A fearful shriek—a peal of thunder that shook the vas'
tie to its deep foundation—and, raising his head. Mr
diicovered that he
, was alone in the sapper room.
felting to the same place, with only his riven candle, out
of the score of lights. burring on the tablr before
Fora while he was stunned, his senses were uverpowerr
elf; bat soon recovering his self, command, he traced his
war back-to the room, where; as well may be imagined.
he slept not. That night'was one prolonged vigil. It did
on til the work of. yeari ,of agony, At a reasonaldr
hour iithe morning he left the castle. and went into the
house of the agent, who, welcomed him very cordially.
inquiring with roach solicitude. bow he bad rested. and
whether he hid been molested or diatorhed. Mr. )E.- 7 .
answered him in a composed manner, which, while it
satisfied him, did not let fall the slightest intimation of
the occurrences of the Form night. Not wishing toe:cite
suspicion by a precipitate departure. he awaited iweakr
fast, and thanking Mr. D—, for his politenese.!esked
for his horse, which bad received benevolent care, and
rode away.
rie instant he reached his home he became violently
ill. and died in a few weeks. He never raised - hiii head
more, or overcame the terror of that night. 1 ,
Hie widow hereof( communicated the events hire re
lated, to a friend of the writer, Mr. E—. was a nlergy,
man of superior talents, an I extensive acquirements, and
perfectly free
,from superstitious feelings. There could
be no reason to doubt his veracity; -his 'adventure Witit net
the result of imagination, for he was far from his' olio
room at the conclusion of the frigl4fel scene. Hin mel
ancholy, death, in the sequel. proved-that he must have
been assaulted by foes more than inerely'huatan.; The
Whole oecuirence in enveloped inc mistery. of which-we
are unable to find a solution.
'ln thellatter part of the month of February„Many years
since, a schooner from the state of Maine. which had.
been to New York with a cargo, and was now. oit her .
return home, anchored under Sandy -Point. The w ind
increasing from the northwest to gale, she par her
eagles; sail was got upon her as scitittsas poisible. but not
hiving in much titlhuit. She did not, fetch in to theiwest
ward of Great Point Light, on the Northern part otNan
tucket, and had therefoie to go outside or to thel
ward oFthe island. With a comparatively light
and with no cables or anchors, and with a pros
anow•etorm before him, the captain of the achoon
not think it prudent or proper to be•thui forced to
sec wi.h the wind.blowing almost a harrieane.
lie made up his mind. therefore. at user. to
vessel on to Nantucket. which. with the Mind at
west, would make an astir* lea; and enable him t
without much &agar. ' All this was effected, the
mate. and two young moo. on s aisost teen
Mill of the captain, were landed is safety, excepti „
haps, the incidental exposure add fatigue, about
o'clock in the afternoon. T,he place of their landii4
was &haat three miles-from cireat Point Light, to :which
they proposed to proceed, it being. as they supposed. the
nearest place where they could find rest and shelter for
the night..
The mate took up his fine of m a rch first, tho Ultptain
and his two sonehaving rentained to secure smite feu
things abiut the boat, an I thifn to'follow immediately af
ter him. The whole distaUce to be traveled wee over
a sandy Instil. against a furious .northwester blowing di-
rect in our faces, and hurlimcitheleand and graveh mai
ing it very difficult to even keep la foothold agaihst the
combined elements.
The mate succeeded after much difficulty in ranching
t he keeper of the lights' hoso inbmansinn in safety. =—
A far diffisreat fate was to be the of of some of his corn
The captain was a mon who wav inured from his boy
hood to hardship and toil; his was the will and the power
which the elements could not conquer. Taking the lead
of his for the purpose of breaking off as much as pos
sible the tome of the wind. hp kept them immediately be
hind him, and than' their journey Commenced. One-heir
the distance.sperhaps. wits overcome, after incredible
anxiety and parse aaaaa ea on the part of their father, when
the younger son begged . his-irather and brother to; go on
and leave him. as his.strength had entirely failed and he
could walk no longer. ,
No persuasion could 'revive his exhausted power,, and
it became steeessary to act as the exigency of the case re
paired: The father taking off' his own outside coat, that
hie limbs might be more free to act, wrapped it 'round
the less Wally frame of his son, and taking him:ln his
arms, the toilsome journey wai again moused; For
halls mile did the father's power of sodomite beer up
against thd violence of the storm with his additional bur
den; but 114 cup was not yet full; the other son noW, ihokr
ed the symptoms that his exhausted nature was akout to
give way, and a few,rninutes after, he sank to the gion44l,
apparently unable to rise.
% t ,
Laying down thecae he had borne so kings the ; ' Nth+
took up the elder, and carrying him some distattee, it
left him and then returned. and took the younger an
brought him to the same point; and thus the mild ma
'struggled, alternately carrying one and' then rethruih
and bringing .the other to the same place; whitiperin
hope into their ears, w !ch. alas, were fast beconthrg in
sensible to , their paren 's love. It. VMS • sight.'illwaii!
seem some pitying angel might have relieved.
The younger son was growing very weak and risen
Bible, and when the father laid hint downlur the 1.4 lice
he saw that the elements had dune their work; an t i Ili
the poor boy was at rest. - , , ' I 1
dioing back and taking the elder in his arms. he le
bled his exertions to. ease Mini on he struggleil. ah
between the flashes of the storm the light could be seei
iu the distance; but fortitude. enmity and perseset•amie.
were of no avails a single moan told him he was ,chitty
tt. ro'
The old man arrived at the light, and foond flit pre
parations had been made to come out an search 4 hint:
tears he had not many
. to shad. 'Such p4ople haVe but
few to their call; those few, however. mike a furrr
Which never leaves the foes Jbut with the close 'of th it
earthly existence.— Morton Jountal.
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I '
117 ••Mr poise," said an maniacs father to his hash
fal daughter. ••1' iatend that you shall be married.
I do uoilintend that yea shall threw yourself away to ais
of-the wild. worthless boys of the present day. Yp
must matt)* a man - or "ober .ined mature ago; on. that
can charm you with wisdom lied good advice. ;rather
thou with personal attractions. What do you think of
flue. Intelligent. meters husband of fifty?"
This timid. meek. so-eyed little"dangliter looked i •
the man's fees. ass ith the slightest possible Mach
interest in her voice. answered. •fl think two sd, Wrest •
five would be mach tier. Pas" r
should Ike to Aide a plough; m
eut'a mow clean and straM;
Nur in and hring the cow;
Fit tuj lunebear on a gate{
• Drive ttny tears down the green lane;,l trudge along:
shout thy mows !soar of the grain;
Whistle back the blackbirds song.
Wou'd I mind the frost or snow
Not a bit If warmly Mid;
Would taunter as Igo. '
Ltke an idle, loitering lad!
• No I'd rise with early atom.
Ru.y Ms throughout doe day;
Idle han4 bat pluck a thorn— • • •
Koren' works as good as play.
When I lay Me ' down at night.
Oh, hOw soundly shall I steep!
Whether it is r dark or light, -
me try God will keep;— -
Keep tue if I reek his lose,
• Nett upon his promised aid. ,
Whilit I trust in one 'bore,
If I rest or if I rove.
What shall make my heart afraid!
An Alabama Justice.
When the Creek Indians inhabited Alabuta, there
were several magistrates aptibinted who had extensive
juetsdiction. Their power, end the extent of territ:iy
over which it inroad, made the magistrates in power.
lineal to a territorial Governor.. One of the Magistrates
wee a well known •character: who resided in Turley
Town.'—an Indian village on; the Coosa river. lie bad
a Marshal, who was known in his tribe as "Moneycries.'
The magistrate was reinarkatile for his contempt of le
gal opinions, and judical forma. 'Equity' was his hobby,
and when his notions or right and justice, came in con
tack with law; 'the latter wag forced to give way.
thought the cuiMitis of the Indians more 'Equitable' in
many cws than the laws of Congress. and he foil
ed Wench cases. tq set aside the latter. 'Moneycries'
co-upperated heartily with •the court.' and by their coin t
bined efforts they managed to ideal out justice with cer.
'minty, but sometimes with real Indian severity.
The following scene once occurred •iti corirt.'
Magiqrate—This court isleld to try . * cave in which
'Little Chubby.' a Creek , Ind an. is defendant and Tom
Dale, a grocery keeper. is plintilf. Dale clainnes
from Little Chubby. and Chu by seys he paid it in beav
er skins. "Gentlemen.' eonunued the magistrate. ad
dressing the bystanders, 'Nies ain't likely to, lie when
they owe a white man; but *bite men will lie. when
they trade with Injins. Thi l l is the experience of 'my
cotirt.` e• Ooceed gentlemen Ith this ease.
Th attorney for Tom Dale; proceeded to make out his
case. Dale Mere that his deli was . •just. true. and un
paid.' lie then introduced a itness to prove that Chub
b! had caught only ten beavers in the last month—and
that he had sold them to deponent. The Indian had- no
witness. and the cue was thu i c fully made oat. •
t of •
Or did
Igo to
The' attorney remarked.. addressing *the court.' may
it please your honor. I claini+ judgment for mt client—
then, is no defence except thei avernseat +(Chubby, and
thin the court can't regard.' j .
•Gentlemen.' said the Istegiitmte ain't satisfied. and
I ain't goiag to alkpir thellnjlrt to be swindled.* said he.
addressing Moneyeries—
a his
or land
veva l el
ate. a
*Mr, lelltrishsl, hand me that book; 1 'lt take a mast iw
MU ease esyself,' and suiting the action to the word, he
kissed the book, and addressing Moneycries. remarked,
Morsh4l..! constitut:i you this court. and will lake
a ewer iti this case. May it Phsase 'the court,' said he,
!there's cheaten,around this board. end I intend to ex
pose it to the court. rather take an I njin'stword than
a whiskey seller's any these. :But this court can't decide
in favor of en Injin without , l sway in leis behalf, and
that .war, I am now, Mr. M+sleal. going to like.'
He then proceeded to state that little Chubby lead come
to his It mite. and he otr•red tai buy from been ten beaver
skins. Chubby declined selling them. as he had prom
ised them to Mr. Dale to pay k debt of twenty dollsmdue
him. He saw Chubby go intls Dale's and lesie the Allis
and when hf came out. Chubby told him he bad paid
his debt. When he conduce's!, he resumed hie seat.
Dale's attorney protested agaitist his 'taking a wear in.
,toe eau,' bat lid was internotd by. the magistrate * , who
isformed him that it was his rode of dispensing Equity.
Lawyer—May it plesse•tkepourt, I will take au appeal
in this ease.
Magistrate—The court is satisfied that the evidence
is in favor of Little Chubby. Ind uo appeal will be allow
.4tiorney—May it please the court. I consider this pro
ceeding a, d—d farce. I
Magistritta—The court coujoideni this, a case of son
tempt, and will flow Mr. M . —i--. 41543 for swearing in
AUorney—You! court mny to to tlys devil if you hon
or . ' . •
Magistrate—My. Marshal still take . Mr. 111 d in
to.custody till he pays $29; and unless lie . pays it. the
Marshal will sninmoom possei of Injins, and tie him up.
And thereupon indict on him ilwenty stripes, according to
Injin custom, and then inform him that it - will improve
his health, to get out of reach of my court. in twenty-four
hours. •
Attorney—May it please the court, I will give my bete
for the fine—if the court will agree to it.
:Vagistrate—The court wOu't.. be hard, prodded the
character of the /don't is hereafter reepeeted.
This. Mr. Editor. is a stigh4y colored sketch of the ear
ly history of the administratices of justice ; in the Creek
country, in Alabama.
To put out fire hundred dollars at interest. have your
self packed iu• ice, and stay frozen, with suspended life,
till it aintiante to a fortune, stWims now bccomipg a pos
sible resource. The scientific men of France are, at
presentorpeeulating on a receipt instance of • young man
bronzed tir life rifler being fO . ozeie ap i etere* mealiut,
the Alps. It has Fiven rise orrevived a belief in the the
ory that life can be otspencled[at pleasure. and'criminals
are about tote demanded of tYte Government to be fro
zen on experiment. The realer will have already infer-
I d what belief this Were to leach unhappy-ladles as find
themselves not contemporary With the hearts they sigh to
, They have only to be ire,/ fill orertuken! We
should add that the above is byino means a iokr.' however.
The blood of a living man was infused into the veins 01
t he frozen youth, and he moved and spoke. The exper
iment was afterwards tried ote• here
, frozen fur the ()in
pose and with complete sueeene.— H oare Jour/tel. ,
"Nur so Low Al' ill 1.1 Ciiiettlifalta Non
pareil ite. that during tiled to excitant mit in, that city.
two Friuli*. BA spud NA. one a whig and the otr •
Dement. in paving along the streets 'in the sing
quite merry. Bob declared haeould tell a whit by his
took, as soot' sot he set his eyes upon him. and tto prove
i t sundry bets were made, the docision of which was
loft to persons they chanced to meet. Bob had won •
number of bets and felt eiceedingly happy. "Now thou"
said he. •tris bet you the eel mae we meet will be a
whit." ber
eee."of the rep . It was getting late.i and
there were few poop!, in - the 'treats. 'At Iwit the two
friends ifecoveted a poor devil lying on the pavement
fast asleep. They succeeded its waking him.' and at
length be was made to understand that he mutt say , yes
Of 110. whether he was whiz a loot! "No'sir!" said the
reitnitio maividivg. "I cut / Ausis't got ao logo
al that yet!" Bob paid the bed without saying • word.
Freezing Up
111 50 A 'MAU. in*dia
On Paying Small Billa.
"These small bills are very vexatious," I
hubb toll's wife. "I dislike to much- th,
itl that I hive almost made up my mind
OW , another deb; "Very well. Mr. 1
IMre C., "I am perfectly willing: let - us r
day.;—and now I think of it. Mr Chubb.
Sve ;Whirs to pay for that new hat for Ha
was 'potting a new resolution into action to
ideals. and murmuring something' about
two per cent. a month, he lett:the house, it
lector. who was waiting at the door, that ho
bills and that he must call to .morrow. To
and ;the collector calledas he was told to dot
Was enraged and rushed to thn door. ' .
name of the old Harry do you mean by cm
thWtirrte? Does your master think I am
off. that he duns 'me this way? Comeisor
Lann Oilfired now, and don't like 'to be ai
manner!" and Mr. Chubb slammed the c
lectOr's face. The collector quietly took I
pasted on to his nazi customer. lie opal
the Coanting-room where Mr. Smith wail
his ! morning pape r , ••Good moroing.l
have called fur that small bill oiL $5, you
kiln." "You must be crazy to suppose tl
bale during these bard times. Tell Mr. Jo
wait." "This brtl has been due some t
hultius is in want of funds; -got a note
dayf" "That is just my case; so don't a
I shall not settle it to-day at any rate." •
The collector calls on Mr. Johnson ue
small bill of two dollars rigatoni you. M
wish .you wouldsoule it." "'Pun my
felloir, I havn't so much money about o
like to draw a check for so small an ame
give you eighteen dollars, Mr. Johoton, w
me a check for twenty." "Do you doubt
-do Yon not think me worthy of being true
more?" "Oh, yes sir; but I thought. the
ell tau times, end never found you with
thtit it would be an accoinniodatti." "
inglreom, sir; attd tell Mr. Jenkoos if he
my patronage ho hod better employ a m
tor.' f
• 1
Mr. Easy is next visited. He is smoki
cigiiratid as he Sees the collector approa
a laughing and exclainis: "Upon my we
&tort. You don't moan to 'say that you
that bill again? I really think that Jen
fail;' why you were here yesterday." ".
the collector. looking at the beck of the hi
noted the times he had called /or it; "11
of list month, the Ist and Sth of this me
is the cth." "Well, I ma; be mistaken
smoke?" "I never smoke, air." "We
thitfk of Lopez? IVhich side does Jenki
for or against the inveders" hy, I re
he is too bull to think much about it, ha
to pay. "Le Jenkins very short?" "He
money would help him amazingly." "
may tell Jenkins that if he is short I kn
patbize Wiitr4sins"—and Mr. Easy set
chair and puffs his cigar with renewed
*e have given above, rough outlines
duals who dislike paying email bills:— '
cause Money is worth two per cent. a in.
son. on account of having
. 09 change;
owing to his dislike to part with money 1
Either bf these could have raised five hu
modate a friend; but they are too short to
debts. Really there is no excuse (sr sac
beneath an hones; man to refuse paying
thus force a man to earn his money twic •
are in his pocket, why not pay them ov
thus rid yonnieff of one annoyance . ? 1
smell hills on presendition, and not sk
Shallow expose? A merchant, who wo
lie over at any •sacrifice, does not hesita
collector who calls for his smell hilts. , a ,
in the most adroit manner. The prinitip
both cases, bat' custom makes the dills
closeout of tem these small debts are dtt
want the money. and-who front circumsta
to wait patiently till it comes, for if they
payMent, or insinuate that they have wai
they become—too often in the eyes of hi
chants—very impudent fellows.. We w
that all men ariwilow at paying their
know that m my are; and what it very c
principally men of wealth, who never e
in their imagination—any cheek in thei
inv. Pay your small debts.-11n,ston
A Mannerly Youth
Last week the "Swampacot Dorcas
held their annual meeting, and on moti.
"That our parson wait on Tony /one
thing can't be done to correct the mans •
The next day the parson celled o
andinformed him respecting the object
ny listened patiently while the parson r
ject'of his visit, to which he replied:—
" "Parson, I'd let Tony go to meetiu'
I only knctw'd you's goin' to preach; b
ain't a boy in the city of Swainpscot •
manners than my Tony, and 1 can coo
You see Tony out that
ko j4ll n mini!,
' The parion nodded assent. .
..piow, see, 1.•11 call him," and . misio
highest pitch, he shouted—
" Tony!" -
The response was quick and equally
••!110 you hear that, parson?"
you call that manners?"
..That is all very well," replied the
it roes!".
••What do you meats by •fsr as it g.. 1
sir, always speaks respectfully to me eih
they raising his voice, he again called
The iesponen. ••Sir." was equally to
Arnie the old man called—
••Tone„' •
The bOy dropped a half-dressed fish,
fist lit his sire. yelled out—
•• Yon miserable. black. old drunken
there in just two minutes, and maul you
The Osman was astounded. The old
eMisid for the moment, but instantly ree. l ,
he lapped the parson on the shoulder, say'
passim, my boy has got grit as well as
chap will make an ornament to your soci,
dais." = • I
DouGLAg's ItriWGATD. FOR MARCY -01.1 V a.—A
11rashington correspondent of the Jerald, tells a
stork of these gentlemen, which is •orth cupving.
It would seem that during the recen affair ati.Roch
ester, s number of gentlemen met at dinner party,
and ,imong the galaxy of bright parti ular apirs was
the distinguished oratnr of the day. A f r.'Douglas and
the ex;-Secretary of 11r. The wit nd wine flow
ed apace: and, at lenzt , Marcy, wit oue of those
knowing looks of his, arose. and mixned ",theihealth
of Mr. Douglas, the able Senator from Illinois—
may he continue for the next six years to fill his
place in the Senate,which he has an Much graced."
Thq meaning . oethe sally was evidenk, and Marcy's
eyes twinkled with' satisfaction at the "hit ." No
wise abashed, however, "the little g ant" stisight
erred himself ouV and after returniti dankly ems
eluded by giving-"the distinguishe etc ry
of War,•Governar, Marcy. with not a spot on his
character, end but one patch oa his (*chic
O. „
:barked M.
s being &M.._
Ter lie eon . -
'hubb.r aid
• • cnoreltee to
ilet 'me hate
. iet."l Ws
1 , quick 'tor big
move irl worth
.11ing tko cal
ked no .mill
orrow came
Mr. thu i bb
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to tak.
and th
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tell a
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all bilk.
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Grote out
about to
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I 'whe
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th, a
but ,
ho had
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and your
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