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A . p. a77V.L2lQ'ik CO., rropriotors.
A: P. t)UR & CO., PROPRIETORS,
B. F. SLOAN, Editor.
OFFICE, CORNER STATE
RE. ERIE. ST. AND PUBLIC
TE.0:115 OF THE PAPER -
itriulicnberi 11, the earner, at -02.0 t
102014 a at the office. la advance, • '
. I 1.30
t i lt lii ,ipa,,i to ailvance.or within three montim from lifetime
d, l tarribitl. - . tan alcllar. aril! he ehargetl.
rrAilf4JOlliitillifrOlOOP emit he prat paid. ..
LtATES OF ADVERTISING.
r ,r,!. f 'et rice&llng t tines, one gear. - 03.00
th.e square ill
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;4: II , :. ...I c mcntlir, 6,99 -
do. do. three MOliffta, 3.' , 0
7.'1101(1.! a.ft Vrt 011giel Ir. Zif, cents per square, of fifteen lines or
Ito, T! ;'ie Ir.? 111.411:OH . 15 rent' for cacti silharquenr loser:ion,
u},-nri:. navori o-on , has rile privileite of changing at pleasure.
v. , %,. to .0 t.re.lik, A e,ly necilo more time tivi. ivares. and li.
k r:rtrrd r ,, tkr rr samerfinte Jl4/... , ,utia. -
d,tol Is: , I.Alitt bot ha V itig Other dig eCIIOIIII. iu ill I.le 1 tiactle.l till
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VINCENT 111:111101) & CO. • •
fI. ;FR: , of SIOVCS, 11011PIV WCITC. illtztoett, Idackturry,
1:01 F63/1 f %IFS, etc , State et.. I:r
Lett of the firs of Loomis dr Cip.)
g.tra m•Clur; tl'atches, Jen err). tlileer ditoous. Muttical
h•twtnent-. Loots lug Glasees. I.anilts and Fahey GoQue., whole
sale and retail.
JOHN GOA LLANO,
LtilletT TAILOR. and Raba Nth:ft—Shop on the east side of
54tie time:. two doors north of Eitert. and adjoinin: J. II: Rib
iet k Co's rat.' uet Ware-koorn. Erie. Penoo.
JOHN KEENA N.
:ollAt Steamboat Agent. Mike at R. J. Roger's flat Ettore
Lute street Erie Pa
CLARK Et METCALF.
l'astrssca and irr tail dealers in Dry. Goods, Carpctir, and Dry
i;roreries No. I Reed Douse.
W I 1,1,1 A NIS & Kral! T.
lizmus. troller tor. and Dealers in am,' and ditret coin. unenr
tent Money. Laud Warrant. and eertitleate.ofUeporne.
ttght loran e on the pr inc i pal cities of the Union. and all part.
o ttire Old Count ry for Fate. Other. %ti 111 i WM' Btoe k, earner of
itaie-at.. and Public Square,
WILT IA MI
G. & W. 1. MILLS.
learns and IVholevale Dealer, in Groceries, Wattle. biquoirn.
ho. Foreign Fruit. Nutt*. Pi -Ides and Pickled oys
ter". I.olnnero. PrevemP. and Herdnetticatly of
every de , eription always on nand. No 3. W1111. , 111 . .0
, te Brown's New Hotel. Erie. l'a.
G is. New Volk. ',l'm. I. 1.1 mt.. P. is frato.
Jr, receiving in Orel r+eapon. OS stir' i u Filer% from J. G. Mills
De ) .it , Sen York. ti trier x ill he rnlti IA - tralc,ale at low prim
A. C. JAccorra. Agent. Erie. N.
— till aLi V - si: Cci,k
~,L r ir in Cla•sieal, S , hoot and Mi.cellattecius Book., Monk
's c ar, stationery, anJ Primer's Carta, No. 9, Brown's new
W. POTNTELL JOHNSTON M. I).
Ormt at 1114 ret , idence on 6th Street, two doors West 'of the
f„‘*ct,.. , ll rch.
T. %V. 310ORL,
Nett "r; r e.. tons. %Wipes, Lagyirnr-, Carnage.... Fruit.
en, rgrne 11.... Gr below Loomi<ec GA's elate street, Erie.
JOHN B. 'COOK.
p art in 9.nple &:Fancy Dry Goods, and the Greatest variety
ACI SM.` I:1 the F. ty. Clarnggg Soar, Erie. Pa.
s'i• et (1/. --- 611 AY.
JevawranAl retail De:Derain We and Dry Graceries
n., Produrc. Foreum and Dou:eMic Fruil. Wooden,
:Id Stone Wore. Flour, F:rti, Salt. Woo*, nails. Pour
ert.Sbou, (' pi. S 3 fetv Fuse, etc., it.e. Fume h Attract, oppo-
we the Ert,l 1161.-e. Erie. Pa.
R canal foal.. Yenne,. Hotels. and Private
fam,'.es tapplietbwitb any of 'the above articles with prouspt.
11C.I %Cr} .•
, Wl. S. LANE.
Attorney and CounselloPSt
rirE o:er J, ckl,on's note, at North-Enst corner of 0.. l'ute
1/0( I srEWAR
1•1.,•,&n:ng n , 1.: Snrgeons.. tare and Residencelc—
t.envti Oras. : 4 1:(lefa.
A. I to 2, and 6 tn 7, P.
M. IL J. L. I , TRIVAIIT. T. n;
JOIIN HEARN & CO.
rnt dealer Clal.
T'All.Fitb.prni aunt for a daily_ line of upper Like Steamerii,
Dick Lin: Pa.
CiajELL & Co.
ttintm, Mr,n4f,izt , :rers of Iron FOIICP, Pmiling, Steamboat
kc ece. ;Sinn% hmween 1 h and Pth. *reels. Erie.
AMERICAN EXPRESS CONIi'ANY.
'Cara. F. Ileitioved to No. 3 Reed Moe.. Stateetrcet.
Et....rn Etpre.s e lo.es at 3li o'clock, A.M.
ttmcnt ••- rti tiel.lck.P M.
' n. A grArrotto. Agent.
(;1()R.(;E J. MORTON.
Late at the
_firm rf J. /fear* le C 0..)
nwarAv" , and rottimpolott Horebant, Public Dock. Erie. Pa
Dealer w ('val.' Floar at;:l
rodueenud 7'a n mu.siw AlerelaanLipsccousl Ware
P ir Snare:. 4 :rie Pa.
Philt.P..SNeco,Thh, Linn and lame
e. &e.. Ike.. with unmrp:tes
'' caber by Steamboats, Propellers:
P. , 14 Li P. TiIr3JALII.
W. H. KNOWLTON.
TVzihmaker aili! Repairer, Maier in Writehe., Clocks. Jewel IT.
Mt lonnitririn.. Look ing ;asses and other Fancy Goods
monm•rdo. wi•si of the Reed Holum 17
ARBUCKLE & XEPLER.
InAtii,n Ur) Corals. Groceries. Hardware, Cruckery. &c. No
I,Perry Illock.State street, Cris. Pa.
ArrtiATT AT 1. , wc.-01Tiee on Pa U rkkow, between Drowns new
sod ibe Reed house. nr.
DR. C7BRAND - ES.
Pre-: A T zn,l r.—Office at his twidenee on Eighth
bP:trecn Fre.teh and Holland. Erie. Pa. •
M FORD & CO..
r.otd. er Rank iioll9l. Dra ft s; Certificates Of De"
ul .& s,:!,i Piehonae on the prineipat cities constantly
Currie Office lit Beatt . )•.t Mock. Public Square. E.r.ie.
I to` o ` stn
STUAIIT. . - •
Par-ici,,.._.otru:e. corner of Pretich and Fltth
o .n^..over Moe% Koeled store: Residence; ou Fourth alter,
- the. Coca of Vic o!d Apothecary Hall.
j! `r-P t-11. Germ° o nit(' Atherlenn Hardware and Crtfer t y;
14 . - ils. ‘'lebl, Iron and trtcerNo. 3 Reed lloone.
I , (e. Pa.
C 2-1.1) WELL - 6c • ENNUI.
4 ' l ntrit;..loi.brot, and lietall Dealers-au Dry Goods. Groceries.
nxker). 1.1;,..t% are. Carpeting. Ilicirovore, Iron, &erg, Nails.
, :rte. tr. Empire Store, itutie bum. four rkrers..below
kr. let !Niel. Ulf.. Pa.!
1.40,- Au%isee..ellovif, Axle Aram iprissiord general
eaddle and Carnage Trimmings:
e. NIERVI, 1 / 4 b, • •
?ioaarciv I..tm and .turlice of the ' , Peace, apd .lAgent for
.te Key s lone Mutual Life Insurance Cotriplay — Odke 3 door.
ca ot Wright* •uate. Er.e, Pa.
• GI:OItGE H-. CUTLER, •
!loon at L+r. , Gunn], Erie County, Pa. Collections and
abet busuterr attended to with prom:inners and diaoriteh.
JOSIAH KELLOGG. '
P ." 4..:ng & Cowin hiaion Merchant, on the Public Docki emit Of
411 4. !alt. Piaster and White Fish, ccmatardly for Bate.
.1 ------ T — ROSE&ZWE/G & CO.
lir._.W4ll•Lk AND RE AIL DIALER/ in Foreign end Ckmniesitie
f ready macre
Clothing. Boots and dimes, Ite... Naai
~..2.lltiLock, sale street.
M.VRSII ALL & VINCENT. .
iNiltri. it LAW—thirreeup stair/ In Trim any MU building
tans of too Prothonotary's o ffi ce. Erie. -
Wriirtirs, .NIURRAY WHALLON.
u‘scu.on LLw—t %rice oner C. U
r 'Neußalict one door west of State street. on the' .
• TITHIALS, & HAY ES.
11 .Lni in Dry Goole, Dry Groceries. Crockery, Hardware. &t
-n.!.. Brost 'Cm New Hotel.
SMITH JACKSON. . •
14441 1* Dry Good*, Groceries. Hardware. Queens Ware, Lilo%
a 111. ice.. 121, Cheavidde. Erie. Pa.
444 " 1 1 kiss,' •itheister and Undertaker, corner of State nird
CAitl`Eß: & BRQ'rii Eit, '
* pow w and Retail dealers in Drup, Medley* Paiall. Oar.
Ciara.lite . No. 6. Reed Noose.
-- """z 4 aLE MCre haat Tailor. on the public air doors
rtaThe time'. Erie.
JOHN 41. BURTON & CO.
c - --At. •ND RETAIL dealer. i Drop. Medicines, Dye Otago.
he. Yo. 3, Reed House. Erie.
wt. - ti. L. ELLIOTT. '" -
Resident Dentist: t/t fi eeand dwelling on the
14 14 South side of the' Public Bquare. lel door East
sikaa nor hr Erie Bank Budding. Teeth huiersedon
mil... Gold Plate. (Sous one to an entire lieu. Carl
filled with pure Gold, add restored ha health and we
7.,___. Teeth TlT:melt withiottnunentsond Dentinee SO as to
_ . ,1 of thm we'd clearly.. -A II work warranted.
.. M. CU ANN. itElTaigNiqii:NTlST-411Bee on
li i. ; the eolith vide of ihe Diamond five doors east of
:age ' , '4* Erie Rank. Irrters reasonable. and ell WWI .
.. h41•„,:trt..1 Fr,e Line It !11l a
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E . I SE 11 E
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A NEW YEAR'SIADD
Os eseh New Year's Day, aceorlfing to en'
eienl that the memory of stun lesteeth n4i
Wary. eta C trr:or 13 ty is still tete I to
patrons: But to-Llty the costoW) is retie 1
of publishing, his anions! sdlresp. eta Edit
it. and publishes' is place of it silt address V I
to the Carrier Bay: . Without bt it wi l
• youth's modesty. though s well assited
tens it las-- ' i
A Eile of pupers o'er his shoulder long
A sort of fearless looseness o f the. longue.
A roguish, merry toinliling of the eye.
A sideway glnneo that's altogethei sly. - .
And hamotiog to hims-If,- *4./ t oat you .
The harden of the good old tune of "Nally
The faithful Carrier Boy goes ep and doW .
The middy streets and by -wayenf the tote
Dispensing here a word. and therts el sheet t,
A foe to avert yelping cur that knots his
flow insult to abuse is added whl etbriek:
A friend to evsry man who loves le Kett
Of ftsany thine+ end I ttest dits or 45.
OS, clothed with mulit are his h. rriing fee,
And full of sunshine is hi, merry rUile,
And he is welcovis as a spirit of t
Wizen !aunty, sad, or hammed by he blues
lie places in nuo hand's the wish •d for its
Sharp•aet with' wit tii torn the odis ate ire
The winds and rains no terroredia
Oa duty bent as prompt as Corpo
IL, w:t'i r itte lark. each Satueitty
And with his k tekikles the pint d r d i s et
We le see the erase and the - goodlwite's roe
Aad hasten to }its ds •sith dipepatch:
The rappr. he h is vaai.hed !Aga la flitting'
Bat there's the willing paper ha Bing Intl
So btariAh rts7:ar. saSj.ct of
No scion of . thc noble Manic of E
With motion slow end solemn as
Hanover trat'an with 'moldy foot ,
Too busy to invade, he pastas br
Yet m Ike§ us titlyier by the hrs
Than when our uucirs: aunts nr
Wit't s tteltsi, tru 1%,.% t I bunk bat
Or'when our friend
And bres's the hoc:
Though tbau duet
Thou art, brave-h 4
In many a how, *;too lovers are
Thy name it breathed by rosy lip
Their words all liMnining bluetit'
When fronetheir honied nest the
••I hype the Curer Bay wigwam
dyioz for the4iws—the spicy
Themirriaget, the'paetry and thf
To mlll4 a fire side, in toy a hes
Thy rich and varied Wesaiags the
A fee to error. ewer on the side of
Thou scstterest through the town
Thy shoot, wet from the press, lel
Rich anecdotes to drive away dee
drop ilt to
of PAtience bt
over favor pa
nett bog. the
1121kikeivewortedagos and tli+o; rare .j•itie.
Lave tiles. tit-h.ts and what the bard's bias sang.
To tickle awfu;kr No fancies of the young;
And herr and there a dloh of Paiitics
A l'ithr dl titer in up of ap tut t;icks—
Apl ,iuti vo,mlum f4r So?tt Om mighty dead,
A laity cram far 'fierce what? victory led:
The pr7cas current. state of railro d stocks: •
Sz.tuuetl e'er 1.1 me I aria pocks * full of rock
CaudeusA rep.tree fr.am E•tgland. Ireland. fro
Australia. clhfornia. iu advance .
Of rs!l the tralits: 14 wary Erie &foie
Atstato of t't;u2sia (.373`,t dud th L-e3US tales
With fiery ships from F.llobaster les:
Ando. ,:uno is twAra for elate arts advertise—
Rich fancy storat an A ”Ealpires'i—o my tiro
Young lawyers with their ••sltiog ds" out—to
All sorts of pi th s: and here and 1 re. sitar. a
'Tie New Yoar'e morn! Metloiu 1 bier the
••Klud friends amid patrons, old • 4 grey amid
vigh you each a merry y
A happy iteart and eou.cie
The sumittueof a spotless!
Be honest ever 'in tour de l
And treat ei.cl) ticielbor hl
13e always ftithful. altraysi
And shufiv un e.arne..t. real
To do what'er' you can
To kid the !latrine poor,,
Who. pinched hod starimil
Aro moaning at yogi doer
A man mac have tits gold i
And bonds and ships uotoll
Bat I.•terus lama and old'
Is richer far than he
Who knows not Cherik.
He who would truly,live.
Atid who would truly•thritio k
May eat and sleep and driilk.
But he mast elso litink4ll*
• And have a soul to feel. •
And human sympathies
instead of heart like steel
Aud stony eyes!" •
Smut Boy—and always good es
A kind regard for thee cloth 'park
And warts good will comes ko • •
As one by ono I con thy virtues_
Thos art a public benefactor. Bo
Swift-footed herald of a cooing •
Rekwaser. bard, and wad. sob%
A prophet standing ea the turret
Antrpoisting oat to those Who• es below
The It.. of march. o'er mottutoi s white with snow.
Ns...eh the alum* Tunic.; a titling Kitheidoseop•
Pymentiot to the eye grotesque
men oft a sr like epee arid tibsagilsg 'Maps,.
A theatre of late and hate and h i t •
With scenery abutting ewer to an fro. .
stag On whore bread sta,
p i p.
Aud kick up soinersets like dancers ma • rep! .
At first 'twould seem as if I had ron mad
To give thee all these sounding Otte., lad. •
Seine. I'm right: .'i'ts true the* ago not thine
The truths thou deaf dispense. i From Oat lb* deep
Liki jewels they were dog a thonmheyoms etc
And set with Words. Bet whether high or law.
Whoever pieta up troths and emitters them abroad
ily all the motley crowd is worshipped as • god!
All eagerly they drink the ancient wino
And nlvei think to ask the questiitt 'le it thine?"
Thirster-a. if second-hsodcd truths the' uttered by •
clown, , I- .
Hato wen for him high titles and , t-tisown.
Most surely he who carries them tom holm to hoses
Should be as highly hottorea—were he bit a mouse!
I real my pen. The should be silent night abounds '
In hideous hoists, strange. nuearitity viands.
A band of beardless beys—beardhies bat /reared—
And twenty dogs for killing sheep Cross.eared.
Are with each other testiogetreegth of hear. -
The boys hate louver ears. thepitippia• longer tempos:
0 Christian parents have the ensile fled
Which bettered o'er each bright•sieti infant's !wait :
And are they all forgot, the prayem you said/
Arouse—upon the brink of,ruin !Mad, i
Yost cherished Blass — by tory destium lei!,.! •
With earnest wishes. Bey. 1 elosia this ore& siddlown. ,
May all thy toil be crowned with merited 'oven's,
And dimes flow in to thee like item. tar the prow"—
AO may—and way "thy shadow
p eer grow Ws!'
tom et, an
to the *coo -
[ - address his
II • pewee
as far hie
Ow tl•anliiropt ausri:
, Qin demo:
• um. Don
rli,hira hip b use driest
,ed seehti hoer I
etraddlia4 it wilh tutu:
rues witbi a call
favorite of all.,
not there •
bud fair: I
bees in *fi r .
rise and sear away--J
my friend. •
tt doat send;
a blase.elf moral light.
fall of nein;
• a man.
Isom art orneri—
•is my heart. ,
Wog it the door.
IN THE WRONG H OUSE.
a t osrzit l ra
1 IMY DA
. 11071111105IHRT BIRO
• snynalcoulil •
Anil those jof the
s°l l 4. l rhillt t , tbey -
spi it. .li as al
felli t tbat I d owl
and , t -yr
jo :supped we
:tto alai teh .
alky. I udo
and-again he, ed'h
en tch fr.alla me, w
in , rt, at i least,p
eln . ineirq sad 91.
chi iug, od the wo
fa . hfully *awry h
I a- . - ,; la , s, raga
bi pay braise ou
Sir," sii,l a'le,
no, going to run a
301 a wornin'a tctrs--..vhu can
1 . eatatiful Atringer cut me to the
orrtpletel 'Out fascination of my
over with me in • mo neat.
fallen hi love with bur, sod
far knowing an more who elm
re her trrtlities, than if she had
Irum the moot; and fallen in Imp
desperation, ths point of magr !
n I dropped on my knees again,
t hand, wh eh she vainly tried to
ile I, not doubting her tears were
jug to the interruption of the
Leg-tent fears of I ising her lover,
J ivy rs of assi.tatice,
of gentle Dan, that 1 would
to the arms of her lover,even,
f seal and despair, if have to
the moment after,
tastily, "I have no lover. I ass
ay to a•lover."
tieaie4 be pra
run away itritft on
I a men ortrnune,
it again, fir, tb-in
' a start of ,4i9pleaa,
el awl teetotaler!' at
d id—;•anti Moe *rim:
haw muck! a4o
her gmwing "Met
waist, 104i:oval t
thought se wag
me - iti4 —A°
T. 44 . for nnw y 9 u can
Madam, I ani a gentleman and
inee, unengaged,,aod I lave and
is J mem J. Suwitb.... titre
hand, b u ap,l capght
sbs starte.l front me it - wat not.
r. OA the C vet rary, she blush-'
I bolted pleased...l was sunsuits
mere plesseil the newer I Infil her
`her ; .an I when I presuned, cm
3n, to turns my arm atottmlher
smile and giggle. In fief, I
ifig into hysterics, which is proof
when.oh! Surßrise .. aitl
uric latii la ugh,
itlpuf! 13 it pray go," she adde4
"Oh, it is,tol Idi
hastily; "for it 8.1
"No 141. v. of 'her
ed iiher room
n atio.ll.l return and fin.l rot—"
'I cried, "•fir I left, her safe loek
S with Jimmy. i took care of
,the traitoress and
went and Iruritry.
enchanting way 9,
der I kissed her,!
bore it !) ," Ata
me how you came
is, and bow yk?gi g
for i am very curl
the teMety, koking a4toli3h-
" Perhaa•, then," shz contin
aa you vircet go," (oh, what an
telling me I might etayl no won
u4 it war a wonder how well the
woo k go, perhaps yo-3 wai l, tell
to luck her up, and a/la-Jimmy
inti this housA, and this room,
be l t° know all *km* it. it was
appiest blonder that stet wan
know," 120 i, "I tluutett. this
beaaty,4lll,lllllllllllllkbV it is Mrs.
N You base% ri
all a blonder, the
made. Yoe must
was my bOarditig
1 4N0," iatith
s. F as lcmg as 1 lire. 1
ore readily, bet: 105..?, being beset
nocking down a rascally fellow,
oin the streat. (I did not like
of the arresi, lest she should cop
a of. me.) I attempted to get
eye and th. rJeti gate. '86161111
Waiting (toy that rascally Jimmy,
a was to preteni to conduct you
. 4 1 shall love 31
made the mistske
by the police for
who bad buiultiti •
to tell my charm.
eeire some sits:Het;
home through by.
let me in; she wa
her sweetheart, w
to the ears- -
"Oh, no," sail 1
Jimmy. Susan •
dresied in mea's
yoj,—what a grea!
y mistress; "1 never heard of
s to take ate, and she was:to be
otbes—yin ktow how I mistook
miitake I made :"
Idbo 'nods over again !" said I
latest proceeded with the story
rnstelit. exposing the schemes
t, such as it was, or -Satan, and
'on—:he persuasion of its
11' my own boarding, house—..un
terei her b.mdoir. " And now,
," said I, "if coping is necesaa
with, trod we can ' F lo: Married be-
Tis but , stopping at the first
' "Oh; that. it
as I have already •
'sod the ptinishose•
describing the tilts
my own chamber,
der which I had e
I tiny - adored creator:
ry e let us start for
(ore thecsrs start.
parson's or magic
Itraturei my mistiest, with•the
g woull toil redly marry me—
j e I"
"I would, I will,
a I take you fur
soul tells me
' said I clasping her k my area.
I for or worse, believing—to my
y ou are an angel:'
l id she - meltingly, &on% yon know
l ittle Ellen, Cousin Ellen. Didn't
I ter r'
mel lam Ellen,
you get father's le
a surerising climax to the day's
I to get my namesake's letters,
ml marry his intended wife kit°
wonder the dearL creature should
itt me her suppased e.ausio and
Dot how was ft she could be sm
ly she must hate known her own
was she going to elope for I—
nd rations others vette% came
in, were,withont asking them;
white speechless) anstvetedi by
herself, who, with looks of the
noes, as tf the matter was quite
' Heavens ! what ,
adventure ! lVar
father his debts,
the bargain I .ilre.
wilt so soon, to flr
deceived T Clonal
clutia. .• And ah
These questions ,
crowding into my
(for infect I wait
most confiding for
" Ain't it stein e that we should -come together
say; and that we a Jald both love without knowing .
each other 1 Du - how should we, since we hue
never been togeth r since we were children I And
I thought you had red bair,:too ! How foolish !
And when) thou t you were only Rune disguised,
and wished I bad • st such 6 handsome-looking per
son fora 'tweet t, I iraid nothing bat the troth ;
fur Indeed, I loved you when I shoight you were
only Susan! Ancltothink I ivt,s going to run away
from you! Oh, bow unhappy I should have been if
I bad ! and how h ppy I am that I did nut r
And here-my, ar cousis (my cousin, indeed!)
threw her arm aro dmy neck in the sweetest way
Imaginable. Ire tuned the caress, but expressed
some of my aatoni eat by echoing herword*- 7 .
"Ron away fro ,mei indeed—from you own
"Oh, you know their& :rill had red heir, and!'
never could abider hair," mid she. "And then,
1 failure, it Yon rest bar &tilde, you know he is old'
1 and obstinate, An then that contrast." i
"Contract!" sai I, " what contract," , '
"Why. with Un le John, to bonnet—though ill
wart not a ea tract but only a promise ; for yen , ;
know, sr Awe I se rn,, father and t 'Role Jobe,
WON deunriaiasil shad be married tiigether, for
sow at their wise *skeet thepropenr.-Now'
Ilteneln James," co Weed Ellen, with unabated if-.
R . D ..t..1
NG, JANUARY 1,1853.
fection, whicb rias itie.more agreeable because thieve
hints of the contract, er promise, with the wise rea
son about property, struck a sullen chill in my ho
so% ilrgesiieg some great obstaale that, might
grim ?limy new-born love; "now otiosio," contin
i girl, "because I thought two had . test
Mir, antrbeesum they were 'pinkie marry me to
you whether I would or not, I haled yon—.it' wait so
faolish and sieked—bot I don't hate you haw. And
whim we started of on this jaunt to Niagara, and
fattier told me I must be married to yin), here in Phil
adelphis, 1 hated you more than 'ever; and when
fatlier told me that he bad written to you to meet us
to day, and that he expected yon, and if you came I
should perhaps marry you to-night, I could 'endure
it no longer.' 'Aria •ti I made I cnnlidaut of that.
treacherous Stamm, and we were. to run away to- .
"And !Whet.," (path I, "were foe guir-gl • And;
whein boy's clothes r' .
4 4 Ob," replied Ellen, toughing, t' re were going
Wine, is be sure, and the disti ls. wee to prevent
ow being t reeked. I , thought It- wrioldte so ire to
belong tridleefe at home, white father , wrisisurtting
Nein* to all *oils of Places ; and then, after I bid
gitriaged through friends, id get him to tit me o.
from the contract, be would be so delighted to 6iii I
hed , trie sway after all ; for ewe home as riot elop
iegelte 41 r - • • - f • •
Obi' hew I edored the - dear . simple creature; arid
how. li sintesbie4; vi kit fear, lest, afters Ili I should lose
her. Wisettl she lore are so Well, when she discov
ered,- Wile not her cousin, the betrothed of her child
hood t: 'Poe it was evilest that idea' ricriegars her
pletairitsliiiiitiettr previously disagreeable. Must
I continue to deceive her? Could I succeed in de
ceiving bee father-1 And wield I expect her of hitt,
deceiving him ? Might not their James 3..
Stot step in, and snatch the prize out of my grasp!
t. weesiging kim and , them, by permitting
my' t (for certainly-i had not assumed) his
chariciert"ltii.:, my namesake was a rogue : and
by ousting him. I secured him his deserts, and the
ot he r ., p er j ali p s —it could not• il e etherwise--their
lisppiwii.. Beside, could I give up Ellen I
-1,6,14 least," thought I, "will forgive the de.
14 As 4 here I am, miler all, El:e0, dearest of my
ouch" raid, 4siermtaed open a desperate *eve.--
Xnti - Or
iida you hate nee • •
James, its just as (whir wants.'
" AO, will you otarry me r
s, father a ashes . . t'
And to-night .
fa her insists upon it." ,
beloved, if be don't Insist upon it, I do.—
Where itt r
es Olt, " deviled Etleattlittiftver in hii parlor,
Ha way quite an
gry hec Apre Oa _ receive - Min, ind
becanae ion &knot co:no ail day."
I did nOt get into town till this afternoon, and
of course have not lung been in the possession - of
I drew it from my pocket-saved how I blessed the
rascally note•holder who prevented my returning it
to the post-office.
.46 I wonder if he will recollect me t" I- sal4 ,;. and
fur the life or me, I" cLotild not sky it in any other bin
a trembling voict-.
"Oh, no," replied Ellen. "fur it is fourteen or
fifteen years since I ssurynu, xou know, and he only
remembers you as a red-heatle3 ec4oal-boy. I itn
. so glad that your hair hat_changed to a beautiful
4. Itti us go see him, sad a 4 his blessing."
" Ile will be so surprised," lain Ellen. l'
The parlor was bet serbes..the passage. Bia steps
brought 115 into the presene.e of niy4renerebie uncle,
of whom I did n 4. so much as know the nitne. A'l
d knew of it was the inftia!ii, T: D., as inscribed in
the letter. Ile started up - (rent his nap, giiring me
a grin. lOok of .I .i nqo iry.
"Cousin James, father," said Ellen with a blush.:
"Dear sir," said I, dishing in, "I em rej.iced to
see you. Looking at my hair, I see; not so red as
in old times, sir! Did not -arrive till late this after.
noonffhence tity misfortune in just getting your
last letter," I filing it on the table. "Am delighted
with Ellen, and she, Rope, with me."
t And4own We popped at his feet.
The aid geniteman stared at us with astonishment
and delight. ,; . .
"Illalas your heart rhe cried. "Why ; where did
you stumble upon her, and bow did you bring her
into s ch good humor?"
- "0 ~ sir,l have been sitting with -her this half
hour, in her boudoir, an I--.." . . .
1 " Ab, you dog, I. like your spirit—daughter first,
dad afterward." .
1 "And, sir, she Gads my hair not quite so red as
1 she thought it was." •
"Itrsve, lad! Aad she'll have yis."
"This very bier, air. if-you-insist upon it, as I
hops you will:" .
"Le triamplie! I d0..-I will. D 3 you hear me,
Nellt finest upon your marrying Min immediately."
"Yee, sir," said Ellen. .
' "Zing Out bell fur a person.. flow we shall nick
that rascally Hem. Was trying to atopthe snatch,
had some villainous plats of his own; aid wee goitit
afraidef bins; abused woo libels pickpocket. ,' Shall
choose him haodsomely—a parson--a kingdom for
a prsoll r
And my venerable lather-in-14w skipped across
the door, rang the belq squeexed my hand,,kissed
his daughter, and melba bell again, and perform s
ed varioasother feats, which were, is their effects,
of a truly legerdemaio ohmmeter; for, within tea
minutes, as if by. a Wit* of magic; is who thirty mlei.
utes bgllPre s was a heart-freed bushel°, - ‘.6l.kie of the 111111
world and women, was standing in a wedding group,
composed o r, persons, ail of them satire stranger",
my bride, my fat her-in•law. the clergyman with hie
hooksrhe lady of the Wham sad-some other persons,
admitted*" witnesses of the ceremony, abbot to be !
married to a lady whose name I did not actually
know. • The haste, the bustle, the extraordinary
transition, my hopes, my apprehension. my igno :: I
ranee, all combined to throw me into a whirl of coal
fusion. during which the ceremony was begun, and
conducted were little to my edification ; for I cannot
say that I distinguished *es word, until my ears
were Maidenly struck rids the important question s !
"Do Iron hates J. Smith, tikirthli womati . to be your I
wedded wife r it.. At that eibeneitt I Mai struck
with the common absurdity of taking such a leap in
the, dark -of marrying a woman, who, all fur 'could
tell, m4ght be—. Bit art I was going" !to bolt,
(for truly that wis the impulse then upon see,) t
deuglta a view of the bride's face stealing to me an
npturied glance, so fella ,goodness, purity, affec
and heaven knOws -weir other d vine qualities,
that fear changed to rapture, and I uttered - the im
portant riVes," with the emphasis of resolution.
How I quickened into lifd'now, and pricked up my
ears to bear.my wife's name.
"Do you, Ellen Brown.—" •
I MLA/ if struck by a fortyjir charge of electri
city. Thermos* confounded, without illonainining
me. In truth, I bad no time for comparing facts, ,
and making inferences ; - for just as the clergyman
breathed tbeixpeeted name of insfehov,mer," the door
flew Mien, Iliad a man rushed in, bastiliexclainsicg:
Hold! hold ! I forbid the bans !".1 •
Conceive the surprise of all present; at this eitra- Ilrown to see you, and,
ordinary interruption ; and conceive my surprise. 1 a n ayNelly. I thought. it t
when snatching •Elion in my arms, determined to i reason I forbade the bans."
mtintain try right to her, against all mankind, but "Ay, sir, anti you: emir
porticialarly'against James J. Ssultll, the genuine, ; abetted this worthy persc
who I doubted nut was the causer of the interruption s senior, giving me ,a look
-conceive my surprise, I say, when turning to this I "Von helped, you! instigs
detested personage, my eyes felt, not upon my red- (here the old Men gave was
headed namesake, but' My old friend and college- lea began to cry) to cheat
mate, Harry Brown, of Virginia. That he should; rob nae.of my daughter."
cause such a dangerous interruption-:-that he ebouldl "No imposter sr all; said old bare
turn against me, his old friend, and ruin me. I I said the same thing, but , ords net of
gnashed my teeth at him-I raised iny hand in a Cu; my mouth.) Ili is •a g ntletna ,'uncle; my old
riots menace, and if there had been it pistol it, 1 friead end mailege-mate. t very man I wished
sbookteetsainly bave.blown his brains out. to substitute for his name e-the very min I hint
"Ys. turbid the berilkyoo scoundrel?" said m ed to you, though` De d you his name. For, in
father-in-liw, in a rage equal to my own. "You, honesty, I must ktattfess I- ad iome thoughts, if no
you dog you forbid the bans?" other turn wo 4 serve, of,- citing him to personate
He area approaching my friend irefully. But your nep w, aid so ch t you into accepting a'
Harry was looking at me. His face lightened up Wort • r bag rushed Into the ad.
with wonder,. followed by en air of recognition and urn on his own sugge tioo,(bere Harry began
datigh , ; niter smot h er i n g, or trying to smother t to laugh again) arid I volt admire and love hina:all
laugh, and laying his finger significantly attiii the better for his spirit." j • •
nose, he repeated, though in very altered,coentee- • "It was a vile deception' .said Mr. Brown.
i n Net he could hardly speak fr . om lan,ghing- declare r air," said I, "I was so unpremeditated,.
"Yes, 1 forbid the bands, until ,hire . Brown gets an accideatcl ; ono altogether. An :extraordinary
up. She on tbesisire. 115-fiat, nuele,do you ex- circumstance f en d h ere I r e lated It) threw
pect to marry -Nell off.ff„ lyittiout allowing us to be Ellen's boudoir, where upoin mentioning my mune;
witnesses? there "Ss." and James South-James Smith-is my'
sir; she herself hailed me as her cousin, frees
Enter Mrs. Harry Brown, a fine looking young tamer
but-Wit so fine as.my Dirtily. whom I had fitunti her jriston the point of running:
"You-thought to give as the slip, by taking the swa y,"
"Oh, James'," said Ellen, 4 4"ilon't tell of me." •
triernikg boat, and changing your boardiqg hooere
youTorgot the evening train and my skill in hunt- "I bad never seen her hefore-4 Mew not who.
ing down fugitives." she was-yet I fell desperately in love with her, and
"And you don't appose the match, then, you dogl' 1 to improve the opportunity, (which I must ether=
cried my father-in-law; and you don't know any- i wise bavelost,) I allowed 'ter to remain dm:stirred.
thing against Jim, after ill?" I did deceit-i you, in appeio4ng as your nephew, See,
'Loh, no, nothing et all. I approve of the match I saw that otherwire you would reject me. Yetyou
with all my heart and soul; and pray proceed with; most give me credit for disinterested motives,
it as quickly as possible. You, Ellen Brown, do and for a troe, uncompromising. affection for. your
you Mks tkiamaas-but bitigtheartaerooddMiortt shiers Qicst lAliasl4,4lloaigailOWS
rhea's pardon." , wing who she w as.:...wHitheoecnotrinir eves so
The ceremony was resumed, and in two minutes mes h as her neme.e
I was married. i "Very fide indeed,g r said the snarling Mr. Brown.
"Victory," cried H seising my- band, and so "But as yoti heard your namesake talk of the rich,*
interrupting the first nuptial embrace, with which, as well as devel.sh handsome daughter of the hart -
according to the fashion, I w as ss l o ti n g, s my wife. headed old ,rusty, (eonfoind the jackanapes!) you
"1 congratulate you, my cousin James J. Smith,- must .permet me to believe you were reminded of her'
upon having married the: finest girl and richest heir- tag recominehdations, together-"
en in Virginia; the very girl I intended for
you.- "/ declare," interrupted I, "I hadn ' t time to think
Oh, you dog, who could have thought you had the of rinything but' her beauty."
wit or spirit to accomplish the splendid ad t venture "But, sic," continues' es,y father-in-lawcsternly
sithout my assistanctf-Know yew. relstioni.- "my nephew forgot to let you and his iniCally arr,,
Don't- you see my wife wants to kiss her unknown sociates know, sir, that my daughter's riches, sir,
cousin. You kiss her, and I'll ki s s N e ity„ 113! ha! depended upon the will of her father, sir; and chat
bar she will never get a penny, sir, for marrying a man
. And here my. friend went into explosions or laugh • I disapproie of sir."
ter and rejoicing, that amazed ere-ybody eseept me, "Then,, sir," laid i, lam r i iud to assure
who began to be aware of the full extent of my good 1 fortune his placed me beyond the necessirylof la
fort one . menting your disapproval; for, thank Heaven 'I hr
In the midst of this jay Ons tumult, enters ano:ber
unexpected visitor. Death! it was the red-headed
gentleman of the theatre; the true James J. Smith,
as my fears told me, and was rendered 'still more
evident by his first words to my father-in-law—
" Sir," said the young gentleman, grasping hiri
hand, 441 have, I believe, the honor of speaking ►u
my dear twee Thomas Brown, &odor introducing to
him his unworthy nephew, James J. Elmi;h."
4 .B'ets my soul !'' tried the old"gentlemsn, and he
could sop a° more, fur be *as struck dumb with as-
had the misfortunri in some unaccountable
Way,*.! continued the new comer, a‘to mire your last,
favor, promising to arrive to-day, (and here the vil,'
hitt drew out some furtner letter) ani only heard of
your being here by_ accident. But that—l
be mistaken.. Permit me to pay my rcipects to my
" And,he stepped, alter ego, with a:captivating
amine, and extended his hand to my astonished wife,
whSlin he saluted as his dear cousin Ellen—Miss
"Mrs. Jamei J. Smith, sir," said I.
• "That is td be," added nni-bead, with deligbtful
1 100 . IfeJ around !only friend gory fur assistance;
fur I confess that at this moment my heart failed
min not that 1 had any fear of my contemnible
namesake, indeed, but I dreaded the abet 'of the
denouement upon my wife and father-in law. both
of whom appeltred very much discomposed by -the
new turnof affairs. Hairy looked u it about go.
ing into another burst of merriment; but he nodded
his bead, as if to bid Ins dash away without fear.
"Mrs. James J. Smith,' that ie, sir," said le,-
-"This lady is my wile."
"Sir" said the gentleasail, 4 1 am James J.
Breith.' • : . c- '
":. *Sie•" said 17 i
be aeilit" ~ • ..•
allerneiJestei istithp'eried the red-heed, "this
lady's cousin." . ' ' • .
"James Jain Smith," crieJ 1, “abis lady's hail
' , Uncle', mid James loots, with a look •
. or bo
ron, "ye* have married File* to Ia impostor, and 1
am milked furever."
,4 1 11Vhat--an Imposterr oriel Bratio. "CaD
for a coastable."
If you do, said T, "he will only arrest four neph
colt, there, not me, as your nephew well knows.—
The young Man speaks ibs truth, at least is parr.
Jis is your nephiw, and be is ruined forayer, as I
know as well as be; for this triennial T was dunned
upon in. unpaid note of Jai, fora debt of boner,
gambling debt of near two thousand dollars, and was
arrested, beside, for a tailor's bill of-. 9 . •
11150 - 41 Ld••ss•.
"Oh, for Heaven's saki
Adj U C. tat ipUed I; "i
heard him, in the publie
beware of the hawks and I
watch for biro, boast to hi.
rich find confnumiedly b
daughter of "okl may.' Ir
a resource that would;enab
amongst the best of
''Done for, by jingo,":rai
and sneaked not of tbe
""*"0,11 r the abandoned rill
"And if you mini morelevidenee ,of his nimbi
nest,"gsaid Harty, mewing 10-rny aid,"l am glee it,
you know, uncle, I warnyou I clad beard styling,
tales of hint. When I c ane round here wiabitilfr4
lard you *ere marrying
'rag to Lim, 01 that's 114 -
- , ,
.0 4 . ,are
enough to secure your daughter's happiness, , if love
and competency can secure it."
kgShall have it all," said "old.rwity,",grasping toy
hand warmly, "far I was only trying you; and I see
you arc a good fellow. Cinfound • that rascally
nephew! What an escape we bare had! ' And it's
all owing to his (this was spoken to Barry and the
others) baring the same' name, being a tietter fel
low, and not haring red hair!"
. "And ain't you my causin g after ally' uturninred
the soft voice of Ellen, in my ear.,t.
"No, my4ove, but—" - , •
."But my . L hushand! Oh, it is very funny. Mit I
shaft love ten all the better. And lem so glad yon
deceived usi otherwise father might never havecon
sented." • •
"And if I.e had noir
"Then, perhaps—yes, then—if you had asked me, ,
I should have run away with you! But now let ue
liberate Susan, and give her a scolding."
"Oh," said the lady of the house, "she, or her
Jimmy has picked the luck, and they have run auras
"Well, let her go," said. Ellen. "Fate has pro
vided me a better traveling companion, and I
care boor soon we start off for Niagara." • •
"Ah, the dear creature! She has not yet ceased
to laugh 'and- rejoice
,over the oddity of our court
ship and marriage; an'♦ as !lir me, I never recount,.
without a thrill of pleasure, my half hour's'advea
tom in the Wrong House. „
Maartunszup inch.—The use of hoe, in its lIN
plication, to build a, purposes seems to be daily ea- ,
tending; its eurobility of ornament for, arehiteetn- :
ral adornment, without much increasing the ettat,
recommends it *bore all ,other materials. A new
application of it bag, just been made by the New
York Marbled Iron Works, in the manufacturer('
nisrbleized iron, whithas all the heautrand 'vari
ety of colors thantar le Itaelf exhibits. The iroa,
swam to tiecnamellei; and the choicest kinds: of
marble fur manteliqcnlnerns and table tops, us im
-1 ated so elo,e'y that the ordinary eye unmet detect,
the ditkrince. The gr'eat advantages or this artichi .
v.; its okespnesr, it being produced at abafat •ciato
third the cost of marble, and in varfoos shapes area •
firms, according to the taste of the purchaser; 1:e
durability and capability of resisting,* ;rester de- -
g: 0) of heat. Neither acids nor oils attot it.ia '
which respect it has a decided adrantagiketier mar
ble. Tire beauty sad utility of this manefeatural '
article will make it a valuable and impanaat sat..
stitute for marble. --
QLD TUMID.. .PA TASODT.
Don't you remember old Towson dou lEate. .
Old Tower, to shaggy and kind!
Row be nod to lay; day and night, by 'the gat%
'—interrupted coy rival;
t is but an hoot:sigma I
theatre, when warned to
uzas rds who were oo the
gambling friends of his
~ litigator cousin here, the
I rd-hearted old bunker se
;„ e him to hold op his ke sd
Mr. AMIN Jena Smith.'
an!" quoth Noy fa-tbei4gt;
tenanseJ,•yoa aided aii4
age," said Mr. Brows,
s black sii midnight.
ed a rascally imposter,'
' in a fit of tlar,
nd de Ile my girl,
Harry" , (i
, e took the,