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Columbia, Auciast 25.18.55.
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Front street, on Walnut. Residence, Herr'.
Columbia, December 29, 1555-3 m"
Dr. lAirin. m. LOAM, Dentist.
OFFICE and residence in Locust sweet ;
next Ladle Franklin House. Columbi a :,
Pa. [Apriil4,lBs.s-0-] td .....
DAVIES E. BRUN ER, J. P.,
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND CONVEYANCER.
offers his services to the eitirens of Columbia,
and assures them that he wilt attend with promptitude
to all business entrusted' to his cure. Office—Locust
street, between tieconitand Third. Residence—South
side Second street, '2llWdoor below 1.7111011.
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030103ASION MERCIIANTB, 4 34 „
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C OA LAND 1."110 DUE le,
And Deliverers on any point on the Columbia and
Philadelphia Railroad. to York and
Baltimore and to Pittsburg'
DEALERS IN COAL._ 'FLOM ANL) DRAIN,
WHISKY AND BACON, have just received a
large lot of hlonoutgalielit Rectified Whiskey, from
Pittsburg, of which they will keep. rupply consra Idly
On hand. at low prices. Nos. 4 and 0 Canal Busin.
Culninhia, January 27,4054.
Brick of all Kinds.
andres Illou h
ntv! olle,Latn!ii y nster
.itlet, PAVING AND BUILDING ISHICAZ. oC torsi
quaisty, which he will dolt err m Columbia, at the
lowest rues. Orders solicited.
April 7, 1 4 55 ly
PH undersigned are prepared to manufac
ture and furnish country merchunta, with Ball
IKON. of every eve. and of the best outtlity.
Orders fur any cite dewed, fined promptly.
&um!. RICHARDS CO.
Rolling Mill, Columbia.
Shaving and Bair-Dressing Saloon.
THE nntlersigned invites attention to kis Sa
loon. No 1 it rcude.Walnut st.. opposnethe Wrodt
ingtois Hotel, where all pemons can receive a CLEAN
AND EAST SUAVE, mid have their hair cut and dressed
in the most fasluonahle and exquisite townies.—
There is something soothing in a good shave: if any
are disposed to doubt it. tot them try cite, and I will
fully demonstrate the fact.
Colombia .11Tareh 27.1952-tf
HIRAM WILSON gives this branch of bust
nees particular attention. As he execute. all
tannic in thi• line himself, it will be warranted equal
to any in the country- and at as low V.ICE.
Thankful for the patronage with which he has al
ready been favored. he respectfully solicits a con•
tinuanee of the same. 14111. AM
One door above. Jonas Rumple's Hardware Store.
Columbia. Feb. 24.1855.
CONSTANTLY on hand, an assortment of Ce
dam-Ware, to which the attention of bon re keep•
era to invited. HENRY PFAHLER.
Colutn bin, October 29.1853.
LATF,ST Caney of Slates . Pencil',, rent. Ink, &c.,
of the very bent brand," ready at a moment'' , no
bee, at fdcM /OWN'S,
Oct. 27. MSS. Columbia Book and Nee,. 0,q,0t.
FRENCH NERINOES, &A I have jnit opened
a large assortment of Ladles' Dress Good, con
sisting in part of French Merinoes, all shades - French
Cashmeres, all @bade.; Figured and plain De Laines;
Faramettas, all colors; Chintzes, Ca licoes. Ginghams.
he. Also a fine assortment of Sack Velvets and
Flannels. Gall and see our assortment, as you may
rely on getting good and cheap goods.
PIIII.IP F. FRY,
Columbus. Oct 6,11F55. Opposite the Dank.
FUNNELS AND BLINKETS.—We are now
opening our Fall stock of Flannels, consisting
of Scarlet White, Yellow. Green, Alts, Twalled
Flannels. - Also all colors orphan flannels at a great
reduction from last year's prices. Blankets all paces.
and very cheap. PHILIP F. FR'lr.,
Oct. d. Opposite Ole Hank.
riga k THOMPSON'S justly celebrated Cont-
Cmercial and other Gold Pen.—the heAt in the
innrket—junt received. I'. SIIRKINKR.
Columbia, April 33.18.55.
WOY should any person do without a Clock,
whet' they con be had for 31.50 and upwards.
QAPUNEFIER, or Concentrated Lye, for ma
k" king Soap. 1 lb. is sufficient for one barrel of
Soft Soap, or llb.forh lbs. Hard Soap. Foll direc
tions will be given at the Counter for making Soh,
Had and Fancy Soaps. For sale by
Columbia. March al, 1,34..5.
DRUGS, Medicines and Perfumery, by whole
male and retail. I have just received from the
Cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore. a large stock
additional to my former stock. with a general variety
of other goods kept in Drug Stores, which lam deter
mined to dispose of at the most reasonable prices.
Persona desirinto purchase will do well by rail
ing on the subscri ber R. WILLIAMS.
Front street, Columbia Pa.
Colombia, March 31, ISM.
AYES'S Cherry Pectoral and Cathartic
fills.—We have just received a Freth vunplS
direct from the manufacturer. Call at the Family
Medicine Store. amd procure the genuine article.
Columbia, October t1A,1853.
BIBLES, Prayer and Hymn Books, of all
denominations , . beautiful and varied. JO*, re
an feelsale • 1 1 .10,1ABON'S.
LIU/M.—The grtat depot of English
fashion and Wry is fully unfolded in • work of
this titlejusi out and for sale cfrevp. at
October n, MS. McMA HON'S.
TN SUS OF $5OO, and•upwards,for am year
ur mare. natured lay Frtiaramo utjualgutent on read
esaatte. Apply ut dal& afire.
Columbitt, January 1:,
TILE - undersigned ' has several V ILEA-A
BLE DwriAarit; nousEs, which he
wsell on very reusouuble terms. -
Jan. IQ, 1P56-3t
Estate ofileary D. Diresvn, dee 3 4l.
LBTITILV of Administration to the estate
J ur of lienry-D. Brown, deceased, late of the bo
rough of Columbia. LAttenver county, having been
granted to the undersigned, all persona indebted to
said estate, are requesle I to make Immediate pay
meat and those having claims. will present diem : thtly
authenticated, for sir;!=tnit
A. R. DORSEY,
arcesnber 20. IWS•CIi
The Greatest Medical Discovery
OF THE AGE.
R. KENNEDY, of Roxbury, has discovered
in •ne of our common pastors weeds a remedy
EV - Elalr EXAM Or 1117.111107 L,
from the worst scrofula down to a common pimple.
Ile has tried it in over 1100 cases, and never failed
except in two eases, (both thunder humor ) lie hue
now in his possession over two hundred certificates
of its virtue, all within twenty miles of Boston.
Two bottles are warranted to cure a nursing sore
I one to three bottles will cure the vvorat kind of Pim
!ples on the ince.
Two to three bottles will clear the system of Giles.
Two bottles are warranted to cure the worst canker
to the mouth and stomach.
Three to live bottles are warranted to cure the
worst cave of Erysipelas.
One to two bottles are warranted to cure all humor
in the Eyes.
Two bottles are warranted to cure running of the
ears and blotches among the hair.
Four to six bottles are warranted to cure corrupt
and running ulcers.
One bottle will cure scaly eruption of the skin.
Two to three bottles are warranted to cure the
worst case of ringworm.
Two toth ree bottles are warranted to cure the most
desperate cave of rheumatism.
Three to four bottles are warranted to cure the salt
Five to eight bottles will cure the worst case of
A benefit is always experienced from the first bottle,
and a perfect care is warranted when the above glum.
thy is taken.
Reader,.l peddled over is thousand bottles of this
in the vicinity of Boston. I know the effect of it in
every case. 230 sure as water will extinguish fire,
no sure will this cure humor. I never sold a bottle '
• l it
of it Int that I sold another; after a trial always
speaks for itself. There are two things about this
herb that appear to me surprising) ran that it grows
I lit our pastures, in acme places quite plentiful, and yet
he value has never been known until I discovered it
iillB ie— second, that it should curt all kinds of htunor.
In order to give some idea of the sudden rise and
great populaniy of the discovery, I will suite that
in April, te•32. I peddled it and sold ltbolll nix bottles
per day—in April, 1234, I sold over otte thousand bot
tles per day oft.
Some of the wholesale Druggists who have been in ;
business twenty and thirty years, soy that nothing
in the annuls of patent mestielnea Was ever like it..—
There is a universal praise-of it Irani all quarters.
In my own practical always kept It straitly lochs,-'
snore—but *ince its introductirm no a general family
medicine, great and wonderful virtues , hove been
found in it Shut I never suspected.
Several cases of epileptic fits—a disease,which was
Phraya considered incurable, have :Melt cured by a
few bottles. q, what u mercy if it will prove effect
ual in all Cases of thatawful malady—tlielearebutlew
who have seen more alit than I have.
1 lutoW of.eseirOraLostbewoesivelpsy,".llo( 4 bVoA,
Agile, Pain in the Side, Dsseases of the Spine, mid
particularly it, diseases of the Kidney, &c., the dis
covery has done more good than any medicine ever
No change °edict ever necessary—cat the best you
gel mid enough of it.
Dungeness von UM—Adultsone table spoonful' per
day—Children over ten }cars, dessert spornifull—Clo'•
dren from live to eight years, ten spooittall. As no at
rectiou- rail lie applieitlile to all ermatitutions, take
s ufficient to operate Olt 11w bowels twice it day.
Manufactured by DONALD KENNEDY, No. 120
tVarren Mreel, Roxbury, Slit-ot Price *Lila
Whole-ale Agents. New York city. C. V. Clickner,
SI Ilarelay ntreet: Ring. 11.12 Month,* j Ilitshlnii
& Clark, 275 Broadway; A. B. & D. Solid., 100
:Sold inn Itnehester by J. Tlrynn .1 , Co., Wholesale
Agents. No !Id -Beet. also, by 1.. Post & Co.
GnaSEAL. Ana•Crs ion Pingsrt,vams..—T. W. Dyott
For 'ink in Columbia by IL Williams, 11I'Corkle &
Oddest. and W J. Sliireinuil.
Apra Xi, 125.5-I.y.
S. B. siziArroaw.s OLXVII TAR,
Tcure diseases of the Throat and Lungs,
it Olive Ter is applied and inhaled.
To rare diseases of the Nerves, Muscles and Johns,
Olive Tar is notified.
Olin e Tar oozed with Mutton Tallow forms nn
ointment which speedily and radically cures every
dicr.,cp or the skin.
Olive Tar eon lie applied to the most feeble person,
Of to the tenderest infant without danger.
The Magical Curattve l'on'er of Olive Tar is doe to
The Electrical Effect of Olive Tar is to expel die
ease, and not to drive it in: to relieve in all canes,
said to Mire all who are not beyond hope.
Pain cannot exist where Olive Tar, or Olive Tar
olinincal is appltell.
Olive Tar does not irritate, new discolor the skin.
Olive Tar contains neither a mineral, nor vegetable
The principal ingredients in Olive Tar areextracted
from Path fine Tar and Olive Oil.
Otis e Tar is nn oily fluid, slightly volatile.
The Odor of Olive Tar Is Ozone, (Electrified Oxy
ge/1.) the most perfect disinfectant
Olive Tar in Aromatic, combining the agreeable
odors of the Olive and Pine.
For inhaling the Odor of Olive Tar, or for prevent.
ing Contagion or Infection, either of the following
methods, (according to circumstances,) may be
Ist. Wearing next to the body an Oiled Silk Plas
ter medieated watt Olive Tar.
2nd. Wearing. on Oiled Silk Open Bag in wbieh is
placed n piece or Woolen Chub wet with Olive Tar.
ad. Placing a small quantity of Olive Tar in a sau
cer over braved water.
4th. Wetting a sponge with Olive Tar, and sus
peoding it in ri warm room.
The Odor of Olive Tat needs but to be perceptible
to be effective, either Or Inhalation, or 14 a Dieins.
pmen•e,s of the Throat. Longs. Nerves, Muscles,
and,Joints, will be much sooner relieved and eared.
if the Oiled Silk Plaster in used in cotinexima with
Price of Olive Tar, • 50 cents a bottle.
Olive Tar Ointment. 25
st ..Oiled Silk Plaster, 25 a
A pamphlet with full explanations, will be sent,
free of post age, on receipt six cents or stamps. by the
STAFFORD OLIVE TAR CO,
Nos. 22 and 24 New St. New York,
Sold in Colombia. by R. WILLIAMS : Druggist.
November a. I4ii.
United States Life Insurance Annu-
ity and Trust Company.
OFFICE, S. E. Comer Third and Chestnut Mg
Company's Building. Chatter perpetual. Capi
tal, ascertained value of Premiums andSC:O, Jan.
1, 1835, $1.240,629 001.
The eminent RUCCeRs which has recalled to this
Company arises chiefly from its dilltillt.thE and simple
plan of opera " . combining Stability with Security,
Perpetuity and Availability. Annual Dividends. can
in cash. or appropriated to the payment of
premium..—Preiniurn paytnents quarterly, ke.
The under•umed has been appointed agent for the
above company, in this place, an! is prepared to
furnish policies at the shortest notice.
11401 A DON.
Columbia Naves Depot.
Columl,ia, June 23. 1:753.
THE PARTNERSHIP existing ender the
name and firm of COTTRELL & DILLER. is
day dis.olved by mutual consent. All persons
indebted to the late firm will make payment to J. W.
COTTRELL., and those having claims against the
same will present theta to him for settlement.
J. W. corm ELL,
Columbia, April 14, 15.:75, GEO. J. DILLF.R.
TAG subscriber returns his thanks to his friends
and customers for the liberal patronage heretofore
extended to him, and hopes by strict attention to busi
ness to have a continuance of the seine.
S. W. corrnrix.
Columbia, April 111, 1955
LUKE POE SALE.
Tim subscriber takes this method to inform
the public, that he is prepared to tarnish the
BEST QUALITY OF LIME,
in quantities torah purchasers, at the shortest nonce.
This Lime is particularly adopted for plastering and
white•wasbing. It will be deliverrd if decked.
February le. 186.54 Wrightsville. Tare county.
50 TONS No.l FIG IRON. For tom, dt,
ipply to HEN PFAIILER.
Cohn:lllns, October M. 1.5.:;•tf
A THOUGHT SUGGESTED BY THE
The more we live, more brief appear,
Ode life's' succeeding stages;
A day to childhood seems a year,
And years, like passing ages.
11. 3r. NOELTII.
The gladsome current of our youth,
De passion yet disorders,
Steals, lingering, like a river smooth
Along its grassy borders,
But as the enre-worn cheek grows wan
And sorrow's shafts fly thicker,
Yo stars that measure life to man!
Why sewn your courses quicker!
Wbcal joys have lost their bloom and breath,
And life itself is vapid,
Why, as we reach the falls of death,
Feel we its tide more rapid?
It may be strange; yet who would change
Time's course to slower speeding,
When, one by one, our friends have gone,
And :eft our bosoms bleeding?
Heaven gives our years of fading strength
And those of youth a seeming leuvls,
Proportioned to their sweetness.
A SKETCH", BY DR. WILLIAM ELDER.
When a man's life is heroic, and his name
has passed into history, the world wants to
know him personally, intimately. The
"grave and reverend chronicler," passing
over his beginnings, presents him abruptly
in his full-grown greatness; men render the
admiration earned, but the sympathetic
emulation awakened is concerned to know
how he grew into his maturity of excellence.
This curiosity isnot an idleness of the fancy,
but a personal interest in the facts that
springs out of those aspirations which put
every man upon the fulfilment of his own
destiny. How came this man to excel—
what was in him—what happened to develop
it? "Some man are born great; some achieve
greatness; some have greatness thrust upon
upon them." How came this man by id—
Is it within my reach also? and, by what
means? History provokes us with such que
ries as these: Biography answers, them.
Dr. Elisha Sent Kane
circumnavigate the globe; he has visited t and
traversed India, Africa, Europe, South
America, the islands of the Pacific, and
twice penetrated the Arctic region to the
highest latitude attained by civilized man.
Ile has encountered the extremest perils of
sea and land, in every climate of the globe;
he has discharged in turn the severest duties
of the soldier and the seaman; attached to
the United States Navy as n surgeon; ho is,
nevertheless, engaged at ono time in the
coast survey of the tropical ocean, and in a
month or two, we find him exploring the
frigid zone; and all the while that his per
experiences had the character of roman
tic adventure, he was pushing them in the
spirit of scientific and philanthropic enter
As a boy, his instinctive bent impelled
him to the indulgence and enjoyment of
such adventures as were best fitted to train
bins for the work before him. His collegiate
studies suffered SOl/10 postponement while
his physical qualities pressed for their ne
cessary training and discipline. It was al
, most in the spirit of truancy that he ex
plored the Blue Mountains of Virginia, as a
student of geology, under the guidance of
! Professor Rodgers, and cultivated, at once,
j his hardihood of vital energy and those ele
ments of natural science which were to
; qualify him for his after services in the field
Iphysical geography. But, in duo time he
returned to the pursuit of literature, and
achieved the usual honors, as well as though
his college studies had suffered no diversion
—his musclesend nerves were educated, and
his brain lost nothing by the indirectness of
its developement, but was rather corrobo
rated for all the uses which it has served
since. Ire graduated at the University
of Pennsylvania—first, in its collegiate, and
afterwards, in its medical department.—
His special relishes in study indicated his
natural drift: chemistry and surgery; natu
ral science in its most intimate converse with
substance, and the remedial art in its most
heroic function. He went out from his Alma
Muter a good classical scholar, a good chem
ist, minerologist, astronomer, and surgeon.
But he lacked, or thought he lacked, robust
ness of frame and soundness of health. He
solicited an appointment in the navy, and
upon his admission, demanded active service.
He was appointed upon the diplomatic staff
as surgeon to the first American Embassy
to China. This position gave him opportu_
nity to explore the Phillippine islands, which
he effected mainly on foot. He was the first
man who descended into the crater of Tael;
lowered more than a hundred feet by a bam
boo rope from the overhanging cliff, and
clambering down some seven hundred more
through the seorire, he made a topographi
cal sketch of the interior of this great vol
cano, collected a bottle of sulphurous acid
from the very mouth of the crater; and, al
though he was drawn up almost senseless,
he brought with him his portrait of this hid
eous cavern, and the specimens which it af
Before he returned from this trip, he . had
ascended the Himalayas, and triangulated
Greece, on foot; he had visited Ceylon, the
Upper Nile, and ali the mythologic region
of Egypt; traversing the route, and making
the acquaintance of the learned Lepsius,
who was then prosecuting his archaeological
At h 4
to the ri
of the n
a region occupied .._ae enemy. This em
bassy was marked" gy*Vuz adventure so ro
mantle, and so 'illuirtive of the character
of the man, that we tempted to detail it.
On his way to du? alf he secured a horse
in Kentucky, such aiti knight errant would
have chosen for the.oinpainion and sharer
of his adventures. .111:nded at V'era Cruz,
he asked for an escorlto convey him to the
office . in command had no
troopers to spare—heiMust wait, or he must
accept, instead, a ball of ruffian Mexicans,
called the Spy Comp:illy, who had taken to
the business of troasoh and trickery for a 1
livelihood. He aceilited them, and went I
forward. Near Puchta. his troop encounter
ed a body of Mexictuis escorting a number
of distinguished officui:s to Orizaba, among
whom were Major Geirral Gaona, Governor
of Puebla; his son, MOZimilian, and General
'Anjou, who coma :laded the brilliant
charge of horse at Duena'Vista. The raw
prise was mutual, but, the Spy Company
had the advantage of-the ground. At the
first instant of the diielhery, 'and before the
rascals fully compregoded their involve
mot, the Doctor shoutd4in Spanish, "Bravo!
the capital liclventniqdonel, form your
line for the charge!!'i * -tretim they went
upon the - enemy; ' ':
_ .... :::01 'll:Tk/C9p.-,
; - ..Ckl um o '
is its weight multipli by its velocity, he
dashed through the' opposing force, and
turning to engage after breaking their line,
he found himself fairly surrounded, and two
of the enemy giving him their special atten
tion. One of these was disposed of in all
instant by rearing his horse, who, with a
blow of his fore foot, floored his man; and
wheeling suddenly, the Doctor gave the oth
er a sword wound, which opened the exter
nal iliac artery, and put him leers de combal.
This subject of the Doctor's military surgery
was the young Maximilian. The brief me
lee terminated with a cry from the Mexicans,
"We surrender." Two of the officers made
a dash for an escape; the Doctor pursued
them, but soon gave up the chase. When lie
returned, he found his ruffians preparing to
massacre the prisoners. As ho galloped past I
the young officer whom he had wounded, he
heard him cry, "Senor, save my fi;ther." A
group of the guerrilla guards were dashing
upon the Mexicans, huddled together, with
their lances in rest. Ire threw himself be
' fore them—ono of them transfixed his horse,
another gave him a severe wound in the
groin. lle killed the first-lieutenant, wound
ed the second-lieutenant, and blew a part of
the colonel's heard off with the last charge of •
his six shooter; then grappling with him, •
and using his fists, he brought the party to
terms. The licA of the prisons' were saved
and the Doctor received their swords. As
soon as General Gaona could reach hie son,
who lay at a little distance from the scene
of the last struggle, the Doctor found him
sitting by him, receiving his last adieus. = ,
Shifting the soldier and resuming the sur
geon, he secured the artery, and put the
wounded man in condition to travel. The
ambulance got up for the occasion, contain
ed at once the wounded Maximilian, the
wounded second-lieutenant, and the man
that had prepared them for slow traveling,
himself on his litter, from the lance wound
received in defence of his prisoners! When
they reached Puebla, the Doctor's wound
proved the worst in the party. Ile was ta
ken to the government house, but the old
General, in gratitude for his generous ser
vices, had him convoyed to his own house.—
' General Childs, American commander at
Puebla, hearing of the generosity of his pris
oner, discharged him without making any
terms, and the old general became the prin
cipal nurse of his captor and benefactor, di
viding his attention between him and hilt son,
who lay wounded in an adjoining room.—
This illness of our hero was long and doubt
ful, and he was reported dead to his friends
'When he recovered and returned, be was
employed in the Coast Survey. While en
gaged in this service, the government, by its
correspondence with Lady Franklin, became
committed for an attempt at the rescue of
Sir John and his ill-starred companions in
Arctic discovery. Nothing could be better
addressed to the Doctor's governing senti
ments than this adventure. The enterprise
of Sir John ran exactly in the current of one
of his own enthusiasms—theservice of natural
science combined with heroic personal effort;
and, added to this, that sort of patriotism
which charges itself with its own full share
in the execution of national engagements of
honor; and besides this cordial assumption
of his country's debts and duties, there was
no little force in the appeal of a nobly brave
PLEASURE SO LASTING."
ING, FEBRUARY 2, 1856.
spirited woman to the chivalry of the Amer- Amerienn exploring party, and their pert, .
lean navy. A . .t . 11. 2 21r ft
lons adventures, crowded with romantic in- I f '"'•_,, It SAL ag , VIA,' 4, i5, , tt...,
Ire was "bathing in the tepid waters of cidents, which, in the latignaz,e of the See-'. ...._____
the Gulf of Mexico, on the 12th of M.
ay, ' retary of the Navy, "not only - excite our E ~, ... „
' CONIVET t , ,
1850," when he received his telegraphic or- :, wonder, but borrow a novel 'grandeur from
Han thou o'er the clear heaven of thy soul, '
der to proceed forthwith to New York, for, the truly benevolent considerations which Seentempests roll!
Dust thou wateh;d a al de l , the hopes tioatioulikst Lice Won,
duty upon the Arctic expedition. In. nine' animated and nerved him to his task."—
one by one? '
days from that date he was beyond the lint- ' eleahans'e Magazine, Feb., 1850.
1 Wait till tho loads are post, then raise thine eyes '
its of the United States on li/e dirmal voyagel AN ADVENTURE OF JENNY LIND. I To bluer sties: ' -
to the North Pole. Of this first American , I'lle Swedish Nightingale remained three Nast thou one sadly through a dreary night,:.'. - i
expedition, as is well known to the public , weeks in Paris without singing, without' .-.. And found no tight,
he was the surgeon, the naturalist, and the t sigatkito , . the, plias—
historian. It returned disappelute.d. of its' the language, crew—such is heel N' Snide ' no star A i T f cli rien ee 4l, r, t e ,,,,, ll"u pth i h -. •'.4 .. -
antipatl7y—and was about to pass the straits ' Wait. and my sad soul shall sot; when moat forlorn,
main object, after a winter in the regions i.f to Dover, to meet a Loudon audience; for I Viso a nowntern., ,
~..4 _ , . ,
eternal ice and a fifteen month's absence. being a woman, she was tired of silence. 1 Hest then beneath another 's steiWcontred," . .• •
Scarcely allowing himself a day to recor-
She had left Paris by railroad, but before Beat - thy mullsoul; n. -; i -• 7:
er from the hardships of this cruise,eand peecianatear4 ..
h s et'
on foot the second attempt, from which he! the hotel of the Port, to recruit her strength
has returned, after verifying by actual ole The bitterest
i for her disagreeable voz. age, by a night's A stronger hetOtte • • - •,- • ~, •---,
serration the long questionedexistence of an ' Tor then canst '' ' -e^t e c e f e l e Ul ( [b tu °l. rasp, 't pan, ,....
open sea beyond the latitude of 82°, and be-1 Ilas fate ciererkelmOltliee wi th so . Mistoddetildo;r? '
The musical dilletanti of the city--;13Ou-1 - Let thy tears flow:
o pen the temperature, also, of 100°
i But know when storms are past, the harass appear
the freezing point. His "Personal Nbteirralow-1, llavre Calais, it did not appear which
:r taxi o ' its to bear her, and thought at . , hope, when pure" more clear ! ; ' ... • ''' *
five," published early in 1853, recounts the 7 when (amnia . front their slatuntroarys,. , ....
c a ruf.sinn the Channel, in order to en- ` —toPc '
adventures of the first voyage, and discos ers I . lor bngthter days. . .
his diversified qualifications for such nn en-
i i Jo the,e ' xqe . isite ‘fti?e, which was denied to
i asst thou found life a chant; and worn invain
i France and its provinces. 1
terprise. In iron Aksfut , . .
1 The proceSs was expensive and stupid.-; mu,',l,,- ~.,u t , b e „,, b,,,,,,,d, ~.,n 1 ,,,,, h eav y 1 ,4„0.,
The last voyage occupied two winters in. ; .... 11.1,
T/ thought of u better o ne. i 'Look thou hi - Wood; , " «,
tho highest latitudes, and two years unit a! _ i l if life Is bitter, there forayer shin . a, - '' • , • -
half of unintermitted labor, with the risks I tie sootier was the eantatrice installed in
/topes snore thyme:
and responsibilities attendant. Ho is now ! her apartment than three grave gentlemen !
preparing the history for publication. Rut i entered, and with an air of authority, and 1 Art thou alone, and does thy soul complain ,', •
that part of it which best reports his own !of severity, even, demanded her passports. INa va inly - doe . 1. 1 1 11 1i : 5 : ho t . ? ; odor '
0 . . '' ' ".
t Astonished, but faithful to her vow of si- I 0, be thou sure,
personal agency, and would most justly pre- lours .. ~ .
on the soil of France, Jenny Lind I That he who hopes and jeerers here can earn
sent the man to the reader,- will of course be : A sure return.
handed them the paper, without uttering a I
suppressed. We would gladly supply ; the paper,
I Ifaht thou found nought within thy bled lifs;
but as yet this is impossible to us.llh4:iou i r t :; w°...1,4.1., Save inward strife? . -
1 with ana ir
The, gentleman re a d 't aof dis- i
nail is private property, the extracts which!
trust, Ilse thou found all she promised thee, Deceit,
and then replied with soberness:
we may expect will be only too shy of ego -1 And Hope a cheat?
"Oh/ we know you have neglected no pre- ra.dare, and there shall dawn -within thy breast,,
tism, and his companions have not spoken I
!caution, and that you are travelling under a i
—_. T.ternal rest!
yet, as some day they will speak, of his con- .......___
1 fictitious neuter i
duct throughout the terrible struggles which A TOIICHIIIiG INCIDENT: '
"For whom d
mended Jenny Lind, obliged to break the
o you take me, then?" de- i
together they endured. From the Parlikei 21fonitor'weisk . e the
the Mexican war
removed from the
4 to the field of a
' Africa. Here he
, from Cape Mount
through the info
; to the baracoons
aced, besides, the
!cts of which he has
el before the close
believing that his
and his health rap-
cunity for service
e remnant of, his
keeping with his
just then embar-
)e Doctor with de
, of great moment
it be carried through
To form anything like an adequate esti
mate of this last achievement, it is to be re-,
collected that his whole company amounted
to but twenty men, and that of:this corps or
crew he was the commander, in naval phrase;
and when we are apprised that his portfolio
of scenery, sketched on the spot in pencil,
and in water colors kept fluid- over altpirit
lamp, amountsto over thref , hundred sketches
3 745y 1 ? a>u of ex4pt, and i.t4eky_ or
lead 4. of expedi 0;4
This man of all work, and desperate da
' ring and successful doing, is in height about
five feet seven inches; in weight, say one
hundred and thirty pounds or so, if health
and rest would but give him leave to fill up
his natural measure. His complexion is
fair, his hair brown, and his eYes dark gray
with a hawk look. He is a hunter by every
girt and grace and instinct that makes up
the character; an excellent shot, and a bril
liant horseman. lie has escaped with whole
bones from all his adventures, but he has
several wounds which are troublesome; and
with such general health as his, most men
would call themsel•.es invalids, and live on
furlough from all the active duties of life;
yet he has won the disti,.etion of being the
first civilized man to stand in latitude 3:2°
30' and gaze upon the open Polar Sea—to
reach the northernmost point of land on the
globe—to report the lowest temperature ever
endured—the heaviest sledge journeys
ever performed—and the wildest life that I
civilized man has successfully undergone;
and to return after all to tell the story of his
The secret spring of all this energy is in
his religious enthusiasm—discovered alike
in the generous spirit of his adventures in
pursuit of science; in his enthusiastic fideli
ty to duty, and in his heroic, maintenance of
the point of honor iu all bis intercourse with
In his deportment there is that mixture
of shyness and frankness, simplicity and fas
tidiousness_ sandwiched rather than blended,
which marks the man of genius, and the
monk of industry. Ile seems-confident in
himself but not of himself. His manner is
remarkable for celerity of movement, alert
attentiveness. quickness of comprehension,
rapidity of utterance•and sententious com
pactness of diction, which arise from a ha
p bitual watchfulness against the betrayal of
I his own enthusiasms—lie seems to fear that ,
he is boring you, and is always discovering
his unwillingness "to sit" for your admira- •
I tion. If you question him about the hand-;
some officini acknowledgements of his ser- I
vices by the British and American govern
moots, or in any way endeavor to turn him
upon his own gallant achievements, he hut , .
ries you away from the subject to some point
of scientific interest which he presumes will f
more concern and engage yourself; or ho I
says or does something that makes you think I
he is occupied with his own inferiority in
some matter which your conversation pre-I
sante to him. One is obliged . to struggle
with him to maintain the tone of respect'
sthich his character and achievements de- 1
serve; and when the interview is over, f a I
feeling of disappointment remains for the
failure in your efforts to ransack the man as
you wished, sad to render the tribute which
you owed him.
We wish we could be sure that, he will
not, in his forthcoming work, give us the
drama without its hero; or we wish the ex
pedition and its hero bad a chronicler as
wortlty_ne he would be were.henot the prin
cipal character in the story.
Dr. Bane's Narrative of the Expnrition, •
now preparing. and in process of pulgiciition
by Messrs. Childs iv Peterson, of Thiladell,
phis, will embrace the important dimmer
lea made in the frozen region* far beyond
the reach of all the predecessors of the
silence. • following account Of a tonehing incident
"Do not attempt to impose on us, madame. In passing down Broomfield itieef,' - wa
You shall see that we arc well informed.—think, it was , we met's man in the isinter of
intrigante of as s umed rank has just tied Info, his - grey lair falling over his paid fee
from Paris, where she has made numberless tures, and with staff in hand; Id:siring to
dupers, and is now attempting to, escape. to I reaehlis home. The bad work he Made of
England." it led the bystanders to think - hint intoxicsi- .
"And you suppose, perelianeo—r td. Ile would walk a sborfiliiitaric? in a
"That you are the woman. Your restores [yin:Y. anstead
and persoacorrespond.with our description. ,ulr , faff; " a scarce
` . 4 . I k9,Y,441-..tal Terri°l!li4.f° 4 _** "* r h o .
ning oin ookixt
, we noticed a little girl - -ded ,
anxiously watching his movements, and "
dently desiring to do something toaesiethini
She might have seen fourteen winters,
richly dressed, with a. pretty face,',it'Ol'iii
eye full of meaning, expression, and' rail,
with boOks in hand, was prObably
way to school. The little Samaritan "did
not remain long inactive. ApproaChing it
gentleman, CO she inquired with a faltering:
tongue, while a tear was seen on hei fair.
"Is that old gentleman sick or intoxica-
us 7'7 .-.p'' ,
were replied to with cold Irony. had she
any witnesses? None! Could she give bail?
She knew no one! Then it would be neces
sary to take custody.of her person! A threat
so alarming drew out anew volley of,remon
strances, which were repeated, till at last
the spokesman of the three said:
"Well, madame, there is one method of
proving your identity. You pretend to be
Jenny Lind. There is no need of bail or of
witnesses. You bear with you the unmistak
able evidence of your identity. Nothing is
easier for yon than to give proof of your
wondrous talent. Your own voice will pro
nounce your acquittal. I am myself too
good a mmticion not to be in that case a
The artist hesitated, and was confused
"Al,! we are sure of it. Quit, then, this
disguise, whieh you are unable to maintain:
and do not disgrace au illustrious name."
"It is my name, monsieur."
"Enough of that, madame, your assertions
arc di.proved by your inability to gire so
simple a proof. We must execute our war
"Well," exclaimed the songstress, "since
I must do it, listen and judge."
And after a pause. in which she calmed
herself, she burst fiwth with the eavatina
from Norma. She sang with all the rich
ness of her melodious voice. The thrm s gen
tlemen listened in cestacy.
"Bravo: It is admirable; h is sublimer
they cried as it closed.
"Admirable! Fublime!"echoed mangy• voices
in the ante-Chamber, where several - bad
gathered to await the chance of 'the experi
We need not translate the story thrther,
nor tell how gracefully and eloquently th
guilty authors of the imposition logged par
don; setting forth -that their longing to hear
that voice had so wrought upon their minds
that they bad become 'desperate; and how
gracefully the SweJimb nightingale forgave
them. We,/cave all that to the imagination
of the readers.
A BATH IA TEE DEAD BB&
I proposed a bath, for the sake of experi
ment, but Francois endeavored to dissuade
us. lie had tried it; and 'nothing could be
more disagreeable; we risked getting a fe
ver, and there were four - hours of danger
ous travel yet before as. But by this time
we wore half undressed, and sixon'srere fioat
! hag-, in the bituminous waves. The beach
was fine gravel, and shelved gradually down.
I kept my turban on my bead, and was
careful to avoid touching the water with my
i face. The sea was moderately warm and
gratefully soft and" soothing to the skin. It
was impossible to sink; and even when
swimming the body rose half out of the we
ter. I should think it possible to-dive for a
short distance, but should prefer that 'same
one else would try the experiment,
With a log of wood for a pillow, one might
sleep as on one of the patent mattresses.—
The taste of the 'cater is salt and pungent,
and stings the' tongue like saltpetre:" We
were Allied to dress inhaite, without even
wiping off the detestable x liquid; yet I expo
vienesidCAV.little atluitilisComfort which
most tzave s' haveresakrked; Where the
akin had been previously _bruised. there was
a slight smarting sensation, and my body
kit And glutinous, but thcbatimnas
rather refreshing than otherwise.—Bastrisf
7byTher narels. -
$1,50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE, $2:00 IF ADY.
• - •
"Drunk, I guess:" was the heartless" rer
i At which, with the soul of a hero, this lit
tle angel of mercy approached the pld.zutmi,
and after a moment's conversation,the, twn
i were seen wending their way along-414s
street, the little girl supporting the tottering
I form of him whom the unfeeling crowd had
left to his fate. On inquiry, we learned
that the old man was a worthy person, and
having gone out on a morning walk, was
suddenly overtaken with a sort -of blind
ness, which was the occasion, though un
conscious of it himself, of his unsteady-gait.
Ile is a temperate man, and sickness sub
jected him to the jibes and jeers of the mitt
thud°, save that noble hearted girl.,.
Wo tried to loam-her name, , but q wers sins
able to do so- How like ,an oasis in „this
desert, selfish wavid,,,s4oh conduct appears!
Whoever that-girl -- may- , bei *ay e God
bl tlis h et i, " •••
A. PASENTS,SADIESS. .
• A profligate youth-whishad formerly-
,regarded all the pibus instructionsof harp&
rents, on one occasion Went- Witli-thboilves
hear.... popular 'minister wholisd.OeenrestiS
I the town where theY'direlt. ""The Imbjeotoof
I discourse was "the heavenly iilate;" ind.thie
minister de-scribod, in glowing;lanhe
' nature of"titV ba . ppinew; emploiniend
elmpany of the' P p ts of just men
perfect. On his return bane thejoareS t :
pre.ssed'his admiriden of the spadtc ' e a' l tsl=
cots; "But," said he turning to
"I am surprised, that While approlOieft
visible on the countenance of all arcernd
you and my father appeared
end, and more than once were in' teiri.T=
I am surpriied," continued the youth, "be
cause I thought, that if any could dike as
interest in the tubject, you were the happy
"Ali! my son," replied the anxious sorotheir,
"I did weep; but it was ncit became* I fe - ad
my own personal interest in the sntdect, not
that of your pious father. I wept when I
thoUght of you: it was the, fear that.ru,,,iay
eon, the son of my cows , would *banished •
at last from thedelighteof the para
dise, which caused my bursting hearttoinek
vent in tears." ,
"I supposed," said the father, taininiHr to
his wifc, "those were your refloctio' no, pa
thought otthe spiritual ocinditiockpf Our
forcibly impressed my own bearti.,_