Erie observer. (Erie, Pa.) 1830-1853, December 27, 1851, Image 1

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D. P. IL *AN, Editor
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tine SqlllLte • •• •• 10.00
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Tgansient advertiscatente. SO tents personate. of fifteen lined or
less. Its the Snit insertion; 25 cents for each aulorquent insertion.
73Yearly advertisers have the privilege of chaaguig at pleasure.
bit at no time ire allowed to occupy more than twu squares, aid to
Maid Os ant lawiteMbe Imianeas.
Advertisement!' not having other directions, n ill be iusetied till
urbid and charged accordingly.
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Watchmaker and Repairer. Dealer in Watches. Clocks. ienetry
Musical Insuuniegus, Looking GiaSeellaud other Fancy Gwen
Stone one door west of the Reed nousr. 17
Ds•cta in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, dr.. No
Perry !Mock. State sweet. Erie. Pa.
ATTOVIXT AT LAw• —Office on Park Row, between Drown's' new
Hotel and the Reed House, up otatr■.
Putgu In pry Goods. Groceries. Liquors ofalitm Ceie kery
Vats. one door south of :rural) Jacksop's st re,Preucb
Street. Erie. Pa.
.1 Costner.• ,
Et. HetertAt
Agent of .1.. A.t,IX Offenbach—Depot 01 Fore ten :111"Seanimu
wical Nierchandize. wholesale and retail, No. ilk . Ali St.
ab. Chestnut .heel , ThiladelPhla• ,So
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PIITIOCIVI and Scaadma--011tee corner Of elate and Set "'nth
streets; Residence me Eighth Street, be veri Preneat and
Holland. Erie,. Pa. I . •
T. W. MOORE, 1 '
UtAIJIII in Groeeiles. Provi.ions. Wines.,Liq Caid ice, Luit.
te.. One Igor below Loomi.ic Co`. State reet, F4ie.
Dealers in nold. Rank Notci, Prong, eight Esehangeou the ftreaetr
for sale. Office in Bently'• Block. Public
Branton vs!) Pitysietti—ntfie e, corner of Fi
greets. over Moses Koen's sto . actildenen
one door east old-A poth . ary Hall.
R. T:4 I 6IERR .."I'T & SO:
iltneomnantly on Nunn full sii ly of Groner's. ,
Chandlery. Provisions, Produ c, , SLc. . ire.; and t „ss'W us..
or Retail as cheap as the e hen t. No. Itu . Cheap., de Eric.
WM'. S. LANE..
, • Attorney and Counsellor sit Yeavir
Berdutrocary, army and %icy Pensions. Bounty 11.11,14 and
e faun. fur ettra-pay. and all ether buil ties entrusted in, nit. shall
reeeive prompt anti faithful attention. 1
ghee in %Viiirtirs Block uu State suetl, over J. 11. function's
ti, M. Eel', net. 19.
LAIRD & Rt'S't
Wani.naLi•nd Retail Dealer. in Dr Goo.l4.Grozenct4llardo. are.
Liquor', Flour. Fi•h., Salt &c.. No. I. 114 ck Cur
-1.,r of FILO and Stale Street...
&wkk•ller and Stationer, and Manufacturer •.f Biatiklitoo%.
Wrin g Ink.corner of die Diamond and Si‘tti
graca•t. nod general Agency and Couumssion
In, Pa.
Rt. Frs REED. i
Diana in Eng! oh. German and American Hardware:and CMleiv.
Al" balls, Ain sls, Vices, lam and Steel No. 3 /Ikea Bowie;
Erie. Pa.
W. 3. F. LIDDLE Sr. C.,. '
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B 1 ACKPIIIIITIN; Carriage and *aro Builder,. State 'street, he
meta seventh & Eighth, Erie. i
L. STRONG, - M. 1).
Ornew. one Door west of C. ft. ‘Vrigh . t's star : nr ,
DOLT. J. L. S'ITWAR:Ite - ^".
Omen with Duet. A. Ram, Seventh tient . Sassafras stret.i. Res
sidenee, on Sassafras, one door north of Sereitth pt.
C. SIEGEL. • ,
Wnet.raaca and Retail dealer in Groeeiie,„ Provi.intis„ Wine+,
Liguori. Fr Ult. &c., 41,e , Corner of French and riith t 4 uveta,
opposite the Farmer!' Hotel, ate.
%Vann aLi and Retail Dealer in Family Croemini, Cmektty
Glassware. trap, Nails. krt., Cheap Side. Erie Pa.
n'The h 'attempt ace paid for Country P roduce,
Mear•trii ter Tattoo. and Holt Maker—Rbop. Igo. 1 Poor Novae's
Row. autenas rw. over A. ic J. S. %Vetere Grocery Store ) State
Street. Erie, Pa.
In Walker'/ (glee. on Seventh Street. Pt.
larmersa,Jobber. and RetaAVlMaler in Dry Goal, Groeerie.
:rockery. Glassware, Carpeting. Hardware.
Spikes, kr. Empire Stores State Street. four doors, below
Brarra's Hotel, Erse. Pa.
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Also--AnyVices, Sellers', All, Arm., Springs, and a seawall
aanatirient of Saddle and Carriage Trimmings.*
Aratourrif ste Law and Justice of tae Peaee, and Agent for
the Key Stone %wool Life Insurance Conipany--4.:111)ee 3 doors
we of Wrighls skim Eric. Pa.
ATTORNEY AT Law, Girard, Erie County.' Pi. Collectious and
other busintia attended to with promputeaa and dispatch.
Forwarding &Commission Merchant, on the Puldo Dock, cant of
• State street.
Coat, Salt, Piaster and White Flub. conotiuuly for 131 el,
1. ROSEN 'EIG 4. Co. ------;--
wmoursAue AND Rirzau. LigALzas hi Foreign and Dane-4k Dry
Good:. reedy ow* Clothing. Bow and settler. ie.. Su. 11
%moles Block. &we iuee4 Erie.
Ranker and Exchange Broker. Dealer in Bills of Excha age
t halts , eertificatesof DepOsite. Gold and silver ram. dit-•• - fte
Ohre. Williams' Ricci'. corner of Staw-st.. and Public el uare
A remixes a? ta c up stairs in Tammany Hall build ng
north oftne P 's Mike. Erie.
littrft Y WHACCON,
rrnagrr •lID COMISCLLOIL as Law—Odice over C. U. lVright's
Nora, entrance one door west of Susie street. on the Diamond.
C. M. T - IBBALS, •
DIA cra In Dry Goods. Pry Groceries, Crock - err, Hardware. ke..
No. ill. t;beatrAtde. Erle.
Dr• MCI In Dr} Goods. Dreeerk•a„ Hardware, Queens Ware, Lime
I roe. Millis., h.e., rheapoide, Erie. Pa. .
Cutrcr MAKIVIt frolsm. lad _Undertake/. comer of state awl
seven streets. 'rie.
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f; CNC ILA L Forinurdiag.Produce and COMO men Merin nIA Acalein
i ti cuanfe and fine salt. Coal. Plaster. Shingles, 4c. Public dock.
Went 'idea the linden. Erie.
Claaaira. Forwarding. Coonn.aon and Produce MeralianesiSc:
ow! Ware-houlee east of she Public Baia.. Eric.
G. LOOMIS & ('o
Br aunts In liVatrtienilevretry. Silver, German /Silver, Mainland
Britaanta Ware Cutlery, Mil nary and Fancy Goods, Suite virer.t.
nearly opposite the Rafe Hetet, Erre.
G, Looms.
tritot.ami and Retail dealeri in Medicine .1 1 a191a,
Dye-studle. Class. ice.. Pia 6. Reed Norse. Erie.
P.smeimasue Merchant TIR 110 r. 00 the Pubi l e Sew
wires of Oraie'street. Erie.
rGIiaISALIi AND IMTAIL Dealer in Groceries; krollsioris. Ship
ndierbetose-wane.4te. &e.. No. 3. &moll Blot*. Erie.
pester la Law, Medical, 'envoi Miscellaneous boots stationary
Ink, Ise. Male st., air doors below the Public square.
pm.IC IA II ♦ ■n Senosov—cnbee 41 bin nenitteuee on Seventh *Vert.
op,okie the liethintun Church, Erie.
WHOL7/ Ur • 11:1 LRAM &Weill In Drug., Welkin**, pre AM&
,j; rarer &c. Wu. S„ Seed H. Erse.
Resident fll'iltlett Oder and dwelling in the
4r- Beebe Block, on the East aide of Oh! Paddy
IjgaY~•Noose. Erie. Teeth Insert.'
46411 w
from utte to an new.
wall pure tiold. and restored In health ac
e leaned w ith a naullanimmandt. Wire au
oelluelikehennoroo.. Mi Rork !warranted.
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received avid toe aide ►ylWe beg or kw
Efici hay SI. IL T.
500 RAGS miry WI. as /roil 4•411
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IT Ital. Y. IT. LEON 14)CD,
Monad tknriogon, bright river: I
;In &dome to the sea; , ;
And ;Wanner ounbeaues qliver
On thy -eaters joyouriy: '
' • - The ;medial willotirs beadle/ .1'; !;
Web these shadedrearer thee thereon. :,
iii 011111111fS sweet we bletultag ! i,
Their, voices with their own.
. L Ors beigh44 are they Cawing. i
• Green. /many baoko between; ;
And many n VI itd Anwar glint lug I •
L mirrored to thy sheen; I ,
And barks are pity gliding i -
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Vpral thy reseethl breast. ..
, Which skillful heads are guliag t
To th e Liven et thy re.or. ' i
Bi 4 ever thou umerirt the ocean,
There are rocks apd tetticksands 41cep,
Aid s Inds to wild commotion.
PAH Weirdly bosom sweep;
AO the barite tbeit pile (mettles'
ito the wepttyre gentle play,
LSet se iby water.
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'Thou wilt hear as wrecks area •.-
Like thee, the Wharf bcgiuneth 1 i
141 e. when all thing, are fair; i
Alas !it seldom %tit; th •
The gar', untouc e hy care' i
Hope's fishy Maumee ifeighred , . • ;
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WWII dreaineor Amur° joy. ,
//asses to the guickaaisals Cued i . 1
Ira pronaim to destroy.
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Wreekioof the drinitua cherished:
Arc *wing darkly by, i •'l, -
, lake thi gallant ship Mai perished.
When winds and waves were,blsll, •
The Bowers that bloomed aroun It.
The Oboes now Idly choke, i
Audible euw-brigit hover that - bonsai it
Afe like pencil ulnas broke.. i
nut moon. u Cawing river .. i
Though nila thy course way be.
Thou% merge thy waters forever ,
Into the deep unOrruroled let;
And to the beart it riven.
A earl'. repose at taut:
Tam& rarely IL rut str:ves
‘citti the 'allot, andtire Walt
♦ TALE Cr tAcrs
, le the beat of Om last French war. nano forty years I
ago, says a writer in ”Hogire lestrueter." we were ub- -I
der the necessity of restoring gr im the north to make our, 1
residence is Leaden. We took our Passage in ohs of the 1
old Schtcheutacks from Leith. and oohing to stile dowa ;
immediately on our &nivel in 'ta great steno' ohs. ere i
took our furniture along with a . Contrary Inds de• I
mined us :wig on our passage. itii.ukren , a re child 1
lii i
at ilia time, I. well remember ono eventfutinorni g whiiii, I
.1) our horior cud aiar:u, French mint-of-war leas 'teen I
i Joining on Ow distant horizon , and evident! bearing
down on tiv. A cilia hid settled ol i o, the anti and We I
made but lit:le way, nutlet last we saw two boatlowered
the -Frenchman's deck . I smledily near eg us!:•-•
This occurred shortly after the lemons and her le resis
tance made successfully ty the wete a( one of: the ves
sels in the same trade to a French . pdissfeer. I.Vidi this
glorious preccdent before our minds, i l liotb pat , cligers and I
ere* were disposed to make no tit a satanic'. dor i
guns were loaded to the muzzle s ' id every sitilor *as 1
barer' fur action. Old cutlasses a d rusty gun.. Wrte ,
handed round about. and piledpen he deck: I Truly we 1
were v motley. crew, more I ke asavage arniament of i
lawlen byeceneers. than bloc less enizous of peace:— ;
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But, happily. these warlike! preparations were!ueeilleas, I
for a breeze sprung sp , and though we were tutait'y i
chased, the favoring tale soots Sore as groin dakiger, led
eventually wafted as in safety to oar destined tiort.
54m:tether wusomewbet struck dur ug thfil period of
our short, alarm. by the 411111.1e111 atd hi roic beating of
our servant Jane. A deeper feeling seemed to minds
her mind than common antipathy' to the comet:in rod.— 1
lu fact, at various times during her revisal! service. ,
when any events connected with the French war- foil»-
, ed, as they did, the all-engrossing nibjeat of dinuutee,
Jane evinced an interest in tt e thedm equalled only by
the intense hatred towards t sit Didion which she now
• displayed. On the present's:S-01mile , the appearance of
I the foe awakened In her bes 4 a onsand slismbefing,
bat bitter recollections-of II 0(10 tic tragedy connee
ted with herself: and so fa r t from s owing theitimidity of
1 bar sex, she even endeaveriid to st In the arrange
ment of oar murderous preparati e. Errn a that', of
I regret appeared on her face, as e bounded ever the
sparkling wave., when our tardy seemed lint a speck
upon the distant sea. During the maindeilof our voy
age she sank into a dreamy metal? oly. With her head
' shunt coatinbally resting upon th bulwarks of the ship.
I she gazed upon the clear blue dept below: Ind. had we
I watched heCelosely.we might, perb ps,have sees some of
Ithe round tear drops which gathe -. on her eyelids.. and
I fell. silently. to mingle with the w res. But we heeded
She was a singular girl, dud Ike • ed evidently superior
to her present 'nation; yet she toil d on with: the drudg
ery of the house. hitless and iudiffirent. but itlways use
fully engaged. My mother wu dot altogethersatisfied
with her work. but still found adi culty iu blaming her.
She seemed to dream through he whole duty. i as if her
whole mind was wraps in some str age fancies. while her
hands naechanceirlly did her task. At last. lifter longso
licitation, she explained the my ery by telling to her
story. -
We most throui our Min. bay
Her family, at that time. accupl.
a weelthy position is our ninths
iher was engaged is a loccluive •
tied shoat six years, and was the
His Youngest daughter had been
previous to this period of our tale
ly lovely child. A sister of his
wealthy marriage with an offte
was at this time on a short visit 1.
Madame delloarblane was child
yearning for those blessings sf l
idence; denied her. She irks n
for her home in sunny Frince w
A little while soon putted a
her sister were seated at thu"par
bar sight—the one esaternilatia
seised. the otitis' brooding em
. chaldrse. prattled merrily beside
for their father's evening kisa,
hood's innocent sleep. But the
usual time had long sines passed
some symptoms of nesailoase at
At law they heard a berried
tared the apartment. There war
grief upon his countenance, ho
causer, hie wife tether& inipalri
slater. But Mr. Wilson ' WM
eves bush, and when. birl wife
the aaeonseioas infant 'alined
its evening kiss, he paehe4 the • j
semathing sadibly.aheat the
tba issamtesisam mad wow I
and leaguing family.
Tba Labs eras smut to bed. and the mother spoke not,
though a bitter tear might be peen' rolling down her
chailt . s. She wee deeply hurt. and justly so. But Mr.
Wilson had met with some heavy losses during the
coarse of the day. These had soured his heart and cm- i
bittered his wards. Parhaps 133 meant not what he said:
it might have been but the passing bitterness of sr:map- I
poioted man. flowerer :he case may be, the words be,;
uttered. remained in the bosom of his wife, rooted and;
festering there; and many a bitter thought had she iu of
ter-life, that the desulsaious and the sorrows which dia . - i
persed her family, some Co their graves, others far asun
der. could be ascribed to that total night._
A week had scarcely elapsed since the occurreaces o
that'ualaappy evening. when en event took place vatic
wrought a fearful revolution in that happy family,. Sure .
ly the "evil-eye" loOked upon that house.
lam %Vases and bar-Sister went to make a call upo
a friend. As they expecte4 to return almost irutriediatei
ly,ithey left the Want slumbering in its cradle, and sent ? ,
the se•vaut on some trilling errand. Circumstances re-,'
tarded their return. Tito anxious mother hastened to
the nursery to tetid upon her babe. She looked iota th •
r?,sh. but all was still. Surelv the child was slumbering.
She moat not rouse it from its peaceful dreams. But all
continued still. There was a dead-like silence in the
room, She could not even boor i tho idaritbreatire.—
She sat a while by the flickering hglit of the expiring
fire, for the shades of evening bad gathered over the
darkened horizon. At length she rose; she went to look
upon her child—she lifted up the cover:id.. No child was
there: An indescribable dread took porsessioni of her
soul. She milted from room to room. At last she heard
a noise. She flew to the spot. Yes, three of her chil
dren were there, but the other, the newest born..the
flower of t i er heart, was gone.
"My child! my child!" . she screamed, and fell upon
the floor. Her sister heard the fall, and rushed up stairs.
She kuelt beside the stricken , woman, bathed her temple
With cold_ water, and with-a start. Mrs. Wilson awoke
from her swoon.
"My child s My child!" ,he sobbed.
"What of the child?" her sister cried:
"Gout—?oat—stolen from Its mothre." screamed the
wretched woman. 7
04, impossible: Be calm: the child will aeon be
fouuti." her slater skid. "Some ueighbor. perhaps—"
"Perhaps—perhaps," hurriedly replied the mother
and she rushed from house to house. The people thoit
her med. No child wu there. Hex sister left her ham.
She followed he calmly. unresistingly. Was her spirit
broken? She wu placed upon a chair—she sat as one
bereft 'of reuois—her face was' pale—and perspiration.
the deep dews of agony. gathered upon her brow. Not
oven a feather air' ould have stirred befor her breath. It
looked like death.
At last she started from her seat.' er brows were
knit, and her whete face convulsed with the fearfdl work
ings of It;: soul. •*.l i ohn: John!" she cried. "Where
is my husband? Send him to me."
And they wain to seek hint, but he was not to be found.
They told her so, and she was silent. There were evi
dently some frightful thoughts hiborinz within her breast
+-some terrible sa.picions, Which her spirit 111111S0 dared
to entertain. For.about an hour she sat, bat never open
ed her lips. It was a fearful silence. At-last his knock
Was heard—the stair creaked beneath
. his well-known
tread—he entered. Thelnothet sprang upon heiTeet.
Q./situ!" shs screalusd, "givs . me my Child! Where
have you put hart Where is my child 7"
Iler husband started. ":Vanilla. are ydu Mad?" he
"fscill not Ito calm. My child! Yon spoke harshly
to toe the - otter night for nothing. John. She was e
burden to you. won ,'le? But why hid yotrtake her from
me? I would lire worked (or her—drudged, to win her
brew:. Va. l % hy did you Li ll ivy child?" -
The man litoked swpally upon his wife, said sank into
a chair. The room was filled with neighbor,. They
,cooked at hint, and then to one atwitter. and whispered.
"Give me my ch4J!" the mother scremed. He eat
in thought. and covering hi t s fie* with both his
bands. •
"Take hint away!" she cried, and the people laid their
bands upon him.
He started to Ilia feet, and dashed thejorenteist to the
ground. There was cloak about the man that. terrified,
and they notated befoie . hirit. Ile strode before hie wife.
"Women," 'aid
"your lips' accused me. Bitterly ,
ire, bitterly shell you rae this night?, work. Come.
neighbors, I am ready." - And they took him to • magis
**My child!" the wreWhed Woman swooned away.—
Berm a few hoors had passel. she was writhing in the
agonies of a burning' fever.' • -
And where was t‘r hnshand then? Walking to and
fre Orin the cold flig-stenee of a felna's cell. open a
charge of muraeritig his child, his own child, doomed
thither by his own wife.' A close iuvestigation of every
muse connected with this inysterwas affair was set ou
foot. No proof of -Mr. Wilson's guilt could be obtained.
Its was arraigned before his eouuuy'e laws. and after a
patieut trial. as Ins judgiremphatically preuentsced,with•
out a stain upon his character. Discharged, forsooth. to
whet? To meet the frowns and suspicions of a 100 cred
ulous world; to see the people turn and stars behind him
as he passed along the streets; to see the children shrink
from !situ and Gee. as front some monster; and to dwell
in a desolate home, 14 own offerings trembling as Ito
toothed them. and his wife—that wife that bad accused
ham—looking with cold, auspicious untioptjy . eye upon
the being she had sworn to love and eliedsit with her
Such wits hit fate! Vilto had wrought it? Ilia
wife recovered from her illness; acid her sister Went her
way truck to her home in France.
same twenty years....
i • • respect/Ole. if not
metropetis. Mar (a
imless. had been mar
her of roar children.
rut about three months
She wee a singa:sr
ifesi who had made a
in the French army.
the land of her birth,
and her heart was
ercallova which Pros.
No wonder--
Seldom did the poor man ever sp,.•iiki there was gloom
about that. desolate hooso. ills trade fell off. and .his
credit declined, and vi hyl Because his heart wu bro
ken. Day after day he sat in his counting-house; there
was no bustle tbeie. lii. books were covered with.* thick
coat of dust: and as one of his cmitemers droppetrofi. so
poverty stepped ie. until at fuss he found himself almost
a bear. Ho shot his office deers, shut them for the
last time. thee wiped away 's tear, the Pint he had shed
fur 'noisy a day. , He went home, but not to the home he
used to have. His fnruiture had been sold to sappl) the
common necessaries of -life. and poor indeed was their
now humble abode. There was silence in that little
house—scarcely a whisper. l• the secret fountains
of his wife's heart there wu still • depth of love
for him; but always when shn would have breathe.] it
forth;:the &triage horrid sttspicion wonid fit scrams her
braiu—her child was nut. He often looked at her. a long'.
earnest gaze, bat he seldom spoke.
srsuiag he was more thou usually/ad. ire kis
sed his children fondly. lie took his wife's cold hand.
and pressed it iu his mei,. "Jessie.' said ke, •ass You
have sown. so aballye reap; bat l forgive roe. •Ood Wass
you. wifet" His lay dolma on his hard minim, sod whoa
they *veld bare roused bits. f• the meriting, be was
Fray. Mrs . Wjleun aid
Fr fire ore cold If sea
`• the bleisinee pee
r far different I - The
them. nod waned only
they west to child
i hither cure soli fps
sad his wife-betrayed
he unwonted delay.—
. and Mr: Witsen sil
re Faces of inxiety and
' di he apoie not of the.
/ the preienee at her
x el). unsocial—nay
11l ti Id oat her babe. sad
pet tip Hittite lips ter
14 aside. *ld Moiler"
ell kneeled life L esid
' of ighaitilli 1 0 **V
Tints rolled se with mild sweep, alas! briogieg death
sod km etteedeet evils le his trait. TWO of the wideves
shildrobslied: end Jane was now Meet elghteee years
oracle: Osolevr. rather than are,. had & wady wasseed
the widow's hair. They were is greet poverty std eked
site Matt livtlibood *di *hair D• 0411.
only esitlia dePasilattea lay 14 ea mail wheats' whig
••Give my
o.lVife. be c.lm.”
Nladame de Bourblani rent Gom France. Porlimis , had
that sister known the straits of her poor relatives. bar pal
try pittance might have been tottomed..They wells, per
itor:s too proud to make tt known; as It was, sheituew
tlotJ or, &elle did, she heeded not. it
*out this time a letter reachPd the widow froas her
sister. Besides' containin: the usual remittance, the let
ter was unusually loni. She rainested. Sine to teed it
to her, whits she sat and sewed. What ailed thO girl,
her mother thought. e* Jane used upon the page with
iudestrible emotions depicted on her face. ••1114her."
she cried. "m.r sister lives! your child is found Win!"
The widow tore the letter from her daughter's hand, and
read it eagerly, white her foe rear pal y
She gasped for attempts; sodtha mystery weismilleed at
last. •
• Xes, reader, at last wias the mystery unravelled. sued the
criminal was har i nister—ohe wits had stood caltnly by.
and seen the agony of the bereaved mother—she who had
beheld the injured fialmr dragged as a felon to prison.
when a word from her would have cleared it 4—sbe
e l l
was that VI re tc h. Madame de Banrblanc. was ikiless.
and her heart yearnad for sums one she could lo. l —She
saw the little cherub of bar sister. and she envied AS. She
knew that. if she bad asked the child. the mother'. heart
trould have spurned the offer. roil she laid her plUns to
steelche infant.—She employed a woman frail Fpance.
who, as she.prowled about the house, had seized the fa
vorable Moment, and snatched Mei infant from its cradle.
and the child was safely housed iu France alinost t befora
the tardy law began its investigations—Madame dal Ifonr
blstic remained beside her dialer for a nine; then harried
off to France, to lavish all her love upon the stolen child.
It is true, she loved the child; but was itnot a iselfish
love to see the bereaved mother mourn its loss, yet never
soothe her troubled heart? And was it not a crutl love.
to seera household broker up. affections desolated, end
all to gratify a selfish whim of hers? It was wedge than
creel—it was deeply erizninal / ' - I
She bre `ity the info is he shy ...mad
~onght.ejii the infant :dr own: she named it
Amalie, and a pretty child shit was. Did a pang never
strike into the heart of that cruel woman, as tliti child
would lift its little eyes to hem; Sod lisp "My mcither?"
She moat have thought of the true mother, broken
hearted, in another land. Yes, a pang did pierce her
'heart. but Mat! it came too late; 'the misery was already
'wrought. She wrote to her injured trister, begging her
IGirgiveness, and at the same time offering a eonviderabie
nom if she would permit the child to remain with her,
'still ignorant of het real parentage. Bat she wesrnis-
Itaken is her hope, 'for net only did the dother indignant.
"•ly demand the restoration of 'rarebit& but she 'Lk more
—she published the sister's totter, and triemphairtly re
moved the stain that .lingered on her dead 'heribiuld's
amnion.. • '
A few weeks after this, the widow went to pnyta visit
in the green grave of bet broken-hearted husband. - She
knelt upon the verdant mound, end watered itomith her
tributary tears. Ail her unjust sespiciine erowcted on her
mind; conscience repeiniehed her bitterly She I knelt.
sod supplicated for forgiveness, seeming to toMmone
with Ms spirit on the spot where his poor frail NAY repos
ed in its nalrow bed. 1 She felt'a gentle touch !Port her
:hen!der; it was her daughter Jane. One inrint•at af
ter. and An was ilupeil in the embrace of a etfanger.
Nature whispered te the inothee's heart her child was
there, her long lost child.! She too had come to look up
itowtrgrar erir conniver - - - t —.----
After the first t imports of : meeting were over, the
widow found lease e to "bemire her child. But ,what a
poor young delica Bower was she, to brave ,the rade
blasts of poverty. She was a lovely girl; like a lily, fra
gile and pale, thektorms of life it °laid wither bee; Iler
!Maher took her hinter but trie contrast was to great.
from affluence to poverty. Anielie wept. Poor Jane strove
t o comfort her; but she might Dilly use the language of
the eyes, for her foreign sisterecarcely undeictood two
words of English. Amebae straggled hardito !eve her
new mother , and to reeencile 'her yowl , ' y een' to this
sudden change. but the effort gas too gree and she gra
dually sank. Early tad late her, inother . ind sister to.led,
to chisels for hey; in her delicate otate,„,:‘oloo of those lux,
uries to which she had been accustotited; but their efforts
were vain—she was hot long for, earth. The widow had
indignantly refined all 'frees cillyersistance front hi l tr cruel
sister. thong!) she felt that. slalom Providence eiligiuld in
terse. her strength most satin fail under its additional
exactions. ,
A letter arrived front Frantic; it was sealed sith block.
They opened it hastily and fearfully; and they had, cause.
Madame de Heralded° was dead; she was suddeoly cut
otE to render in account beton; inir Creator. The shock
was too great for AMalie. pig by day she• langisished,
pining in heart for sunny France. Three mastitis after
she had reached England Amalie died., Iler last words
were...:ily mother." . i -
Soon after, her old mother followed her. Jane is the
sole survivor of this dotnestic tragedy. Even she may
hat; departed to a heaven of eternal rest, forehe left my
mother shortly after we were settled in Leiden. and 4e
have never seen her sine.u_
~.„.______------ i
• Fashion at ilie North Pole.
The way the ladies indulge fancy among the lE.squi
maul. may be worth uomparieg with mar weir he more
temperate latitudes: i I •
"The dress of s married lady is composed of • Ipair of
I short seal-skin pants, fur *abide. extendieg rear* to the
knee joint. where it meets the legs of the reads of
the same material. or of el -.kin. The laPperipart of
the person is covered with allernper." or • kind of sack.
with a hood for the head, asid sleeves made while, with
the exception of a place for the, face and arms. This al,
co is mutt of seat-skill or deer-skin. and In thewarmer
weather is covered with a fancy-colored eottoio cloth
sack. lathe coldest and Wet weather the cloth Sack is
remove& and a seal -skin miffing. without fur, placed in
its steed. This composes their whole dress. The dress
of an unmarried Indy Is dijitinguished by a brosid band
made of fancy bge;ed webbing. about two and a half in
ches Wide, sewed on eaehaddief the front of their pants. )
! extending nearly the whole %Seth of them. A iriarried
I woman can be distinguished frost au unmarried hue by
I, the hair. which, in both cases; is tied upon the top of the
j head, and the ends of, that of the, married are Colored
' blue. awl of the unmarried red. This enables a ; gallant
• to act the amiable withoit danger of making advances to
soma one already married,' and getting a stray abet from
au injured husband. Thii „ boots are made very ineatly.
slender aud well properaioued l The upper leather is col
, ored. They tau dter-skine with arias,' end their seal
! skins are dressed in a hostagel manner. simply by dry
' ing and rubbing them with amoptb mese. A pair of
slippers completes the wardrobe of a lady in the EisaLui.
mime couutry; Jhese ere made f deer-skin. and neatly
fringed round the tope with' white rabbits' for, The clo
; thing which was shown as Was made in a Tory tasty and
strong startler. every thin* seed being wades( thesis
• ewe of the deer. and. of Nurse. verf diratkl.: 111 s
drosses oftbo enaloa are me, walk, la do smarmio4
dirk with the exception that they are Magee and ember
he es hie. , Tki 'lases ag matteredelsiut among the Es
quisaiies. and fairaish them with what foreign articles
they may soot. Islut:a aro limited to meal furtbeir spears.
and 31110 few ornaments for their dresses mad eiskariag
for their heir and ladies' beets."
A Nowt* Passers.-.-Tbe wirdi.of M. Within
MitedrU, a Fahnunta, prorated her larirear
Tbankrßiring doh with, ibrae etbiltlntst•-dra our
and otte derOtat. The atotaat apd del
leg well.—Pirttaof
*pleasing Rariditil.
ton. Vt.. Fru preSs. situates
fro T tn he ob e riv ie'‘ isurthe nde fo u : l lo o w nh in l g n a: l l2 of Rural Poetry.n!deb shows
"tit for tut." In more ways than 'oily :
r i
143 cums. wnvu ♦ DOTI. I
Accept. sweet lurid. truisirdrt della:dial bird
- That ever Venice to her eharriut bound; 1
By love adopted and by_iteaee preferred. 1
For meekness valued Skull 43r faith renownied.
A bird hi which iamb tare perfeetioar meet.
Alone is worthy to be Counted thine:
Obi beauty, fur one. 14 like you*, couilildie4-
A 41034E4 rotenei:a 21.17.1
Jutacs. ,
TO JVLICI. VINTO ♦ noose. -
Accept, sweat twain. thb ihost deliyintal dovle.
With rapture listen to its plaintive moan; I
And vow w:th constancy the, b Ira to love, •
»'Chose beauty thus rim ip ds inc of tray s owb."
cannot show my gratitude too soon.
For s•.tch a mark of tenderness conkrred. I '
So. song for song be think, add boon for bowl.
kindness for kindnest. (swain) and bird.
Lot the best bird Um' Lincoln ran pregame,
Sty choice had singled irons a tuneful grout.;
Accept from ine, sweet bard. as great a gook,.
As leer was L.tteneil to a poiditer's I I
Fear voice the meriO of the dove displays—l
The compliments I p4y my bird are kw;
keL'tis. me thinks; no Maud share of praise,
To say kaw strongly 4 res./oaks rot'.
• Cuss.
Reverend Lancelot Langley Ling.
I was in the office of a legal friend some time since,
when a dilapidated specimen of humanity, bearing full
traces of the wear and tear 4-life, came in. lie addres
sed-himself at oncost° the proprietor of the office: "Your
servant. Sly . . 1 see before Fie, 1 presume. that diatiu
guished lawyer. my friend. "I my
self. Sir. am ice affinity to Ilia legal profession. lam the
can, Sir. of a distinguished advocate in the Old Domin
ion: my name Lattrelot Langley Ling—the Reverend
Lancelot Gingley Ling. 1 lire in the Simi of ----.
I teach a little, I preach a little: and I plough a great deal.
These coivibiuird op-ratione)mye told upon me; they tel
upon me new. Sir. As the poet says. 'These tatter'd
robes my, poverty beepealo The people of my region.
Sir. are poor, and can afford me bat little help. I said '1
will seek the wealthy of another State; they shall minis
ter to nay wants.' 'I came hither• to find them: but do
you know, Sir. that external Appearance lute its effect up
on men? Yes. Sir, it has; end therefore, before (sought
the wealthy, I cause to the wise, who regarded not exte
riors. but leek to the mind: 'Worth makes the man,
and want of it the fellow; iihe rest is all but leather;' and
indeed. Sir, there is very little 'leather' @bout me. its you
may easily perceive by looking at the tattered condition
of my boots. No;r. S;r. I tint be grateful for your contii
&dims. My wants are ainpls. ray desires few. I barn
• small plantation, 01$ the top of • high hill; the planta
tion is very email. but the bill is very. high. A log house
graces its brow; a bemniftil well , of splendid aster is
there. Sir; an orchard of benevolent fruit trees is there,
also, (1 call them benevolent. because they give both
sustenance cud shade to me, and
'Ti. sweet to'sit Denehth the suds,
• ,
own ifidustry has mule.
Something or the poertii,7l3lr, ei pin me.) and T am
there when I am titere: but at present the school-master
(inyneif. Sir,) is abroad.- ind my miasion is three-fold:
First. I want clothes; my journeying and my labors byre
brought bat? habits upon me.. CE.scuse the pito. Sir, it
is a college failing. 'You may break. you may ruin duo
vase if you will, but the scent of the rose will linger there
still,) Second. I rant meney to buy a small negro boy;
one that' can call on my ',return from my' various tray"-
els, and say to him; Bob, Sans, Torn, or whatever his
narrie . may be, ',.AI) my horse and - carry him to the sta
Then wilgl.t I real beneath toy leafy bower,
And his tae soirtt tf gaiwific boor:
°Last. and not lout. want window 'ashes for our
church. which we call *Mount Zion.' I want putty and
glans, or money to buy them.
These are my want4.:all st.n pie, and but few.
My Ira» is toll-1 lesfr•e the rrt to you..
. •And my taste is easily OM Mr. L.11.' said my friend"
'and my duty will be qulefsly performed. here is fire
dollars; if that sum is of, any' .1133 to you, you are tr..l
- to it.' •
15tiII Gre dollars be of aay 50r7;C0 to ate: Will a
smart shower be of any sotviee to a droughty land? W.ll
a large slice of the *tall el lire be of any service toe hun
gry trave!erl Yee, sir, fOe dolient will bo of nee to me
Do you know what 1 wilridJ frith thisaim. which I air]
proud to call any own? :its. Sir, yoainust know
ought to knaw- T so hat to ;ute- I will purchus'a
boots tor tuystsl4 wtia par:, the balance shall be,
in putty end glass fur Cite iaforestiitl church
tho•macul bles4inzi. saitsaby liar . •
A {WWI:Ma pyi LA)
A uo aorrowr tuarr'4.
A dc.ub from ahgaixh rr&./
'lf ever you come to Sur, come to me. Yen
will be welcome to the howl; to.(he heal; to the hospi •
talky of Lancelot Langton Ling. OJCO 'Mere. Mac r
And stray be went. s,tSr him the next day in the
streets. He had on a fints/pair of boots, "and I trembled
for the putty investineart! Once more ere met, and he
no longer looked like the !man all tatterud end torn, that
kissed the maiden 1 forlorn,' for lie was dressod in a full
suit of broadelo s ; •sup+rfine,' and as Fagin said. With
the ••heavy.sw 11 cut." liVhelher he has ever succeeded
realiziag f als fur all the 'kyle and few arauLs and lu
pines of hi heart, know - uot.—KnickerGooker.
'Ail Argument against Rails ads.
A friend of ours, sekiutuinz during the past ,sutritner
its one of the fax of "shut* towns" of Massachusetts Bay
was pot a hale aroused one day at the querulous coin
plainings of ems of the ••nklest inhabitants" against rail
roads; his experience in Which via:hued in haajng seen
the end (done laid out, and at length the cats running
upon It. Taking out his old pipe; on a pleasant sulnitirr
afternoon, and looking of upon the ocean, and the slaps
afar offend nut at sea with the sain upon their radii, he
said: '4 dors% think much o' railroads; they 11.111% no
kind o' justice Into Nemo what kind 0' justice Is it
whoa railroads takes omit man's tioland and carts it ever
in wheel-barters emit pnOthermao nia'sh. What kind
?"coniintodation be thee/ Yee can't go when you want
to get you gat to ire what+ the bell rings, or the blasted
noisy whistle blows. 1, tell reek it's papist' taw much
for the whistle. Ef you live a little ways off' the dee pot,
yeas got to pay to get to the raiirSad; and at yen want
to go any where. elms 'eept to the eeud on it, 3 eon got to
pay to go arler yeast get•there. What kind o' 'comma
dation is that? Chin' rotund the country tow, morderin'
Mks, mama' over Cattle, sheep and hogs . , and Seta's' Ijiro
to bridges, and every sow sad the, boruin3up the woods.
Ws*. Robbins. dews to Codliat. says. and alio osght - to
knew. he she's a pious woman. mid belongs to the 109. r
ehareh, dm said to use; no 'eager ago Asa dapirahms
yesterday, that she'd be enes'd if she didn't know that"
they satustintse ran over .muses a purpose-ONT did. •
likely glad twis'n. and soiree paid th ey
was a *Nteriporeheur they said. Whet bed a' somoso-
Adds thid? - Reddest now l'ee thud hem. else
di the despot, ovitt elms the reed "nett' tare res. mad
seen 'eat sh tett ifire cam int bat f areet6.llM ese that
they erect tie ti—id fad ritibst :"
;150 A TZIA.II, inAd, a
The Adventures of a TewL
We find in the New Haven Daily Regime
t iny account of two brothers. Charles end Ge
citizen* of Connecticut, one of whom g ß ras
the Mexicans some months ego. and till oth
died at Cansaise in Mexico. The fernrr
yen fire years Ago for Texas, the latter in I'
Orleans.!lHHis history is cue of deep Inter
with incidents of the moat tliritEng chprect
been established in Corpus Christi. in ''ex :
t own was taken by the I,,leileane in p 42.
wits sacked and burned. and rdl hu fortim6 I
self *wiping witli great difficulty. llef,aftei
with two Appeche Indians. who had ben
Nlexico; whom he took to President Holston
ed him_ witb authority to enter into zing Rea
tribe. He proceeded on this mission W,ith t.
ans. Their first haltidg plate was thd ca.
pans. a friendly . tribe, where they eiCre'r pr.
horse,. guides. spies. &c. While . theru the
the Mexicans had entered Texas and 'ms
thirty of Downs' friends. This intelligence
purpose and his mislion. Ile started Witti
era to Jr? astnall force of Texans, (lion
the borders, his sole object being to re4onge
of his ftjands. They joined the Texariferces.
ed toWard the, Rio Grande. Aftor somf few
o lt t rmiehes. General S. determined to Total'
hundreirof the men volunteered to try further the for• .
tunes of war under the command of IL Fisher. They
marched along the river until they came oppoiite the
town of Mier, which they deternainedko attack. 'They
demanded from the Alcado r ts contribution of eight days'
provision. otherwise they threatened lo lay the town is
ruins. They werothree hundred attimg, the garrison
three thousand. They were refused end proceeded to
the assault. On Christmas day. 184 this memorable
assault commenced. The besiegeri sfug their way un
der and through the houses until they':eame . within rifle
range of the plaza- They reached thi point at daylight.
after having dug and forced :heir vyay (rum eight o'clock
tho previous ovouing. Then commenced the work of
death. From corner and crevice. and'brokalts wall sad
house top, sped the fiery Messengers i!f eau
lasted from daylight unto three o'clocitP. M
ding to Downs' account, though the
one steam of fire, Downs and his rittee r had c
hundred men, with nearly as many mor
at three o'clock thefire of the Me4eatis
sent a white Bag. Ilite besiegers thought]
nation of a desire to surrender.. but is fact
maw! that they should surrender.' After so
sultatiou, and finding that they had cithanste
stock of munition. they acceptrd the Offer a
their arms, the blood ur tire Mexicitos ru
time in streams from the house tops. Fi
as many more wounded was the enlire lo
s,iegors. They were seut pKsousts tp Mex
they had gone halt way. being trent4d so
determined to hazard their lives in nti:nttem
Their guard were two to ono. Yet R hor fa
and with bricks and slones, and euc etcher
they could snatch, completely reute l lye
heroes. anaunition and atOres. TI dead
were about twenty. Qu the first dayfafter t
made a forced march of eighty miles, Otx t
Reding themselves beset, they were lefoed to
salves loth° mountain*, but these bUing j
horses, they acre (arced to abandon pieta.
the fattesrfor food, and each mail 15136 tying
tee days rations of hurso flesh. Si days
Wit'oont • drink followed: at the end of w'
the men being utterly disabled. with (heir
Leg out, their lips b:ack as jot, their eye
ed. they determined to come into tit
sorterider at discretion. They did so
fa be shot. The citizens and e ,
against this cruel decision. ult . .'
Anna that he reduced these , tet,coc to deciuti
IDsverre'ten beans put intri,a t, nine ail.
s who drew the bloc one was slim' d,i‘
contradcsleyes. Dom a escaped the!black 1
and the - other sum on were sent to Meal
stones ou the pub* relicts, whence efter nett(
wore sent to th - Castle of l'erute, and there'
I ors till 1844.
A Good Story,';
IA hu .orous disciple of Therms cornmeal
lowan story to the New York '.s.:piritof lie
on ho knows Judge Nye. can imagine ho
th 3 incident allailed to. ‘Vlicri hi
mice inevitably commence laughing; son
:fore ho i comes tot'm laughing po.nt : Tho
Sevdral years ago, when ono of our presc.
the superior court was District attorney of a
county, rather a laughable inctdont loccurre
-by I • self: Court weeks he used to occu
at Col. Lewis's.. who kept the• principal h ,c
ty seat. He had his hooks and fip . or/ift
here be drew his inlictineute—and'n im
he used to direct Vie Sher.fl" te bring up the
nesse, fur prelisnuary examieatiMil
It happened at one court th 2 st he had :
murder case coming on. The celebrate
I Judge) Nye, was counsol for' the i t4fendati
hued the witnesses as usual, and Milk carer
what they would state on the 'stand, Ile
• lady was the most important wita4 fit the
he also discovered Mat she was rather exci
I .
and a fast talker.. Apprelipusive o
thtgfit lie would caullou her a Halo. So I
wh irshe came on the stand not toka!k;
slyis the District Attorney, "to quail
steer them—but don't talk.. Audj whou
examine you, you must-be very ctful and
' ted; for he's a great blackguard„ pod will
Mad. Just pay attention-. to his I lluestitins
them—no matter how often repeated, or ho
silly; but dOn't allow him to get ion ofiyo
I Vlte District Attorney and wait sa parted
Tae next day the case Cunt on.' I Tha Die
called his witness. and she weatlthrongh
donee, on the parte( the people, tl his per
and 1 , handed her over to Ny e • I
De west along awhile very um .'
began to crowd her. and she be an to i• .11
crowded her the more, and she resented t
ver soon they had up a reedit. breeze. '1
all s If-coat:oh she broke out on him as fu
.* won't answer any more of ypar cents
thous; con are a blackguard, and lb* Dia
told roe so!”
"What! the District Attorney lOU you so
where did he tell you so?"
ad aow
••He told me ma lee: a ighs;aP ia cn. Lctc
The scene which followed tine 1 ; 2
imagined. la the midst *of the afloat- Ny
toenails might "pass." •
Star vs. Pave.—The Clevet nil Hera
sible for the g up t
niag, we saw a man fall upo the ■id
said to him as he rose, "81, tbe ie
ways stand on slipery places."?'. •Sir."
mistake, I am the son or pit)
ously inclined, but as I am, ‘4 . eoufou
bu a pew in a fasbloos • I I
AO, ola litsin-strestr' Wu IMt. -:
=:~ ~~
an intone.,
rce Desna,
urdered by
' r of - whom
' t New Ha
• 39 for New
et, Weaning
r. He had
when that
His house
t; he him
ard foil in
;ri.oners in
with their
to two iodi
of Li
tire touter.
hii . ard that
red soul,
hinged his
me follow
. storing on
he Murder
nd march
but three•
Met. Tbia
and =cor
ns kept up
t down fir.
eased. and
was a -de
w !hod eon
their whole
missiles as
took their
a both side+,
's fight they
third day
-take tits ••
iamb for
IThor Med
1. .elf with
Jcb most of
znea hang
and glaa
oaalry •nd
opd wer
sa far lull
• monstrated
ened Santa
Lou. Tberp
ono black.
before hie
11. aine of Bite au,
.an, and be
o to break
apt prison
Ala% li. fo!.
iy he saajoy•
tells a
, • a lima
'iu, related
a bed rode
t the coue-
'nazi% cues.
eopio'a wit-
! important
Geo. (now
miuuteo of
ound that a
I. ople, sad
le and high
uouble. he
0 told tter
title titian. ' '
.i. and an-
e cowls to
at get exci
f ta get yea
tied answer
r the bight.
t Attereey
th bar eyi-
etty soon h•
p art op;" ha
e more. and
i"IS, losing
• • tibia ques. ,l
let Attiorney
_When and
• bed rac i r/ ,
ybe re kly
told tb(e
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o last eve
wig* Aod
do set tl.
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