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41.1.TU88Y IND COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
Colkoiour, Eromptly made, in Lancaster and York
Columbia, May 4,11150.
TOTER OF TR Pk&CE. Office in the Odd
vet Fe Hours' Hall, Second ttreet, Columbia, Pa.
Columbia, August 25,1855.
J. C. RIS.LEI, M. D.,
OFFICE is *algid, third door above Com
pierce street, residence, Blacc's Holz!, Front st.
J. E. itA.CIIIOIBERG,
A TTORIIET AT LAW, Columbia, rean'a.
AUL Onmthi in Locust street, four doors shove Front.
nolumlna, May 1.5. 1862.
MIL L. LIU:MIER, M. D.
OFFICE, is Herr's Hotel, !bra doors above
Front street, on Walnut. Residence, lieree
Tfeceniber 20, 1855,3 m•
Dr,. WIC. M. I.OAO, Dentist.
FFICE and residence in Locust street,
next to the Franklin House, Geintellitt,
i'a. (Apri1 14,1855-1y) tio•os
D.A.VIES E. BRUNER, J.P.,
TTORNEY AT LAW AND CONVEVANCED,
11. micro his services to the citizens of Colutnbm,
and assures them that he will attend with promptitude
so all business entrusted to his care. Office—Locust
street, between Second and Third. Residence—South
side Second street, 2nd door below Union.
Columbia. January ta. 18554 y
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Pictures taken for 25 cents
And upwards, and satisfaction guaranteed.
117-4) Picture need be taken front the Gallery
utiles is such as is really desired.
Columbia, March 31, 1855.
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GENERAL FORWARDING AND COMMIS
ISIWEISION MERCHANTS, v ia
COA LAND PRODUCE,
Arid Deliverers on any point on the Columbia and
Philadelphia Railroad. to York and
Baltimore and to Pittsburg;
DEALERS IN COAL. FLOUR AND GRAIN,
WHISKY AND BACON, have just received u
Dirge lot of Monongahela Rectified Whiskey, from
Pittsburg, of which they will keep a supply constantly
en hand, at law prices. Nos. 4 and 8 Canal Basin.
Columbia, January 27, 1254.
Brick of all Kinds.
M F. MELGREW, Mountville, Lancaster.
eetrutz, manufacture. and has conwattily for
slate, ?AVM AND DILTIL.DING BRICK. of bout
quality, which he will deliver to Columbia, ut the
Lowest rates. Orders solicited.
April 7, 1E55-Iv
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Co'notbia, April 28, 185.5.—tf.
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leterton lime!, where all persons can receive act-suns
.san tut SUAVE, and have their hair cut and dressed
an the most fushionable and exquisite manner.—
There is something soothing in a good shave irony
are disposed to doubt it, let them try me, and I will
fully demonstrate the fac
ILLIAM cmic ETT.
Columbia, March 27,185i-tf
HIRAM . WILSON gives this branch of busi
ness particular attention. As he executes sit
work in this line himself, it will be warranted equal
to any in the country, and at as low rates.
Thankful for the patronage with which he has al
ready been favored, he respectfully solicits a con
tinuance of the same. lIIRAhI WILSON,
One door above Jonas Rumple's ilarawure Store.
Columbia. Feb. 2.1.19:15.
rONSTINTLY on hand, an assortment of U-
N./ dar-Ware, to which the attention of house keep.
ere is Invited. HENRY PFAIILER.
Columbia, October 29.1853.
ATEST fancy of Shoes, Pencil■, pen•. Ink, he.,
IA of the very beet brand," ready at n moment's no•
lice. at Mehl A
Oct. 47.1855. Columbia Boot end News Depot.
TIMM 11113111N0118, &C. I have just opened
a large assortment of Ladies' Dress Goods, con
sisting in part of French Merinoes, all shades. French
Cashmere', all shades; Figured and plain De Leine";
Faramettss, all colors; Chintzes, Calicoes. Gingham..
&c. Also a fine assortment of Sack Velvets and
Flannels. Call and see our assortment, as you may
Ws on getting good and cheap g 00. IL Id.
PHIP F. FRY,
Opposite the Bank._
Colombia. Oet 6.1555.
PUNKS 11D BLINKETS.—We are now
opening oar Fall !Rock of Flannel., con.isting
of Scarlet. White, Yellow, Green, :Blue, Twilled
Flannels. Also all color. of plain flannels at a Freat
reduction from last year's prices. Blankets all prices.
and very cheap. PHILIP F. FRY.
act. 0. Oppcwite the Bank.
put k THOMPSON'S justly celebrated Coin.
grnercia/ and other Gold Penv—the beat in the
aurtet—Just received. P. SHREINER.
Columbia, April *3.1855.
Wilt should any person do without a Clock,
when they can be bad for $1,50 and upwardo.
irt 8 lIREINER'S?
Colombia. April 24.11435
QIIIVMEFIEIt, or Concentrated Lye, for ma
►►JJ king Soap. 1 lb. in , . sufficient for one barrel of
Soft Swip, or Ilb.for a lba. Hard Soap. Full direc
tions will be given at the Counter (or making Soft,
Hard and Panel Soaps. For sale hi
eery, by .
save Just received from the
d Baltimore, a largo stock
lock. with a general variety
og Stores, which lam deter
e most reasonable prices.
base will do well hy
1 - ottric,
I mum FOR THE SPRING.
I yearn for the spring, when the birds Audi sing,
And each morning awake fresh,flowers; •
We have waited long for the liark , s, blythe song,
And the lengtheningeiening bouts.
A shroud of snow had lain on the earth,
An icy hand ou each stream;
The sun In the sky oped it's languid eye,
And sent but a sickly gleam;
And the frosty breeze moaned among tits trees,
- And the rattling hail and rain
Come sweeping past, with an angry blast,
And dashed 7 gainstihe window paa,
And never a flower in thatstormy hod,
Dared cliff'e up its tiny heSd—
For all gentle things fled on the Summer's wings,
Or else In the snow lay dead!
I yearn for the Spring when the birds shall sing,
AnJ each loom shall awake new Rowena
We have listened long for the woodhirk's song,
And the thrush at the evening hours.
'is a beauteous time when the bud first bursts,
And child-like the young leaf stands,
And catches the drops of the gentle shower
In its small and velvety hands!
When the tender grass feels the south wind pass
In its chariot unseen,
And old mother'Earth, at the new Spring's birth,
Arrays her in robes of green—
When the unbound stream, as if in a dream,
Murmurs on to its unknown home,
And tells the tall reeds, as onward it ipreds,
That the fair Lady Spring both come!
Oh. I yearn for the Spring—for the balmy Spring—
Who floats like a fairy queen,
And tnueheth the land with a magic wand,
Till all beauteous things arc seen.
I long to be out at the early dawn,
'When the rattan, light is new,
Wong the odors borne from the scented thorn,
And the showilrs of silver dew,
Oh. I cannot toll how my soul duth swell
With an inward happiness;
For simple in no is a bliss to me,
For the which my God I bless!
With an unknown source conies a nameless 1011/0
Which pervades my being through—
A joy, and a love, and a strength (coin above,
And I aim to be made anew:
Oh, comae then, Spring—Let the woodlarks sing—
Let the floweret ope its eye;
Like the lack I'd soar to the heaven's blue goof—
Like the flower, gaze up to the sky,
lirThe incident commemorated in the following
lines, appeased in a country newspaper, a abort time
since, and was there given as a feet:
"FOR MOTHER'S SASE."
A father and his little, son
On wintry winds were sailing;
Fast, from their 'tray, the light of day
In cloud and gloom was falling;
The stormy winds \WM wailing.
They know that peril hovered near;
They prayed, ..0 heaven! deliver•,^
Ilan a M. itder blast Caine howling past,
And soon with sob and shiver,
They struggled it, the icy grasp
Of that dark, rolling river.
'.Cling fast to me. my darling
An anguished voice was crying;
White, sill, cry-clear, o'er tempest &car,
Ruse softer tones, relit) lug.
"0, mind not tne, my fattier &inf—
irm not afraid of dying.
'•Olq mind not me. but nave yourself,
For mother's antic, deur fattier;
heave nic ninth liniitiot to the photo,
Or who will comfort mother•^
The angel forms that ever wait,
Unseen. on man attendant.
Flew up, o'ertuyed, to heaven's bright gate,
And there on page resplendent,
I ugh over those of heroes bold,
And martyrs famed in story,
They wrote the :MOW of that brave boy;
And wreathed it round tt lilt glory.
'll.l bless the child:"—ay. Ile did bless
That noble self-denial,
And safely bore Lim to the shore,
Through tempest, toil, and trial.
Soon. in their 1.4;1d awl tranquil bottle,
Son, sire, and that dear mother
l'or ss hose sweet sake so much was donor,
In rapture met each other.
grt Tut giorg.
THE UNYIELDING WIFE;
OR, TILE EFFECTS OF ILL-TEMPER.
Before proceeding to the subject matter
of this paper, allow me my young friends,
to exhort you to pause long and strive ear
nestly at self-culture and self-control, be
fore taking a step which involves your all
of earthly happiness, as well as that of the
individual, whom, before heaven, you prom
ised to honor, cherish during your sojourn
in a state, where mutual concessions are
constantly demanded. My female friends,
though the chosen companion of your life
may not be all you had, in the ardor of your
affection, painted him, he is still the man
whom you are bound to' love, honor, and
obey," and to your keeping in a great de
gree, is committed his reputation, his use
fulness in life, his social tastes and fireside
enjoyments. Mutual improvement is un
doubtedly one of the ends of the institution
of marriage: but any attempt at correction
or reproof should be mingled with kindness
of manner: if the contrary course is adopted
the desired effect is worse than lost; and fre
quently the seeds of good already sown in
the heart are by harshness and severity, di
fled in the germ; and the noble feelings'
which had begun to expand, are blasted by
the heat of an ungovernable temper.
Years ago, when in the freshness and
buayancy of girlhood, I was about to become
the bride of him who had ever striven to
make me happy, I received a letter from
my mother's eldest sister, earnestly diging
me to spend a few days with her, as she
wished particularly to see me. Accordingly,
I went and was cordially received by Aunt
family of her son with whom
day, during my visit,
And heard of my in-
- ‘,14 . 0 , :-ENII4I , TAIITSEE IS : SO' CHEAP AS READbRt: NOR ANY PLEASURE SO LASTING."
-,, • •
courrion,PENNSYLVANIA, SAO :VAT
,IWILNING, MARCH 8, 1856.
41. 1 1 b -31lW-,44,1a1!a44er.A* caused the
sitipwisek ocherhap,Piness, -Clllllrt . , cannot,
but-let . that ° peps _ "She said , ,
her eyd memories and wdiapPy 'feelings it
fionla ntlo - ssarily awaken, she had reduced
the' . .**l lire auto writing , wlach I might pe
At ari eit4 day I availed myself of her
kiridnesser manuscript is hero copied:
Being.* oldest of six 'children, my pa
rents had always been accustomed to rely
on me for much assistance, which, had I
been the only child, they would scarcely
have considered me able, to render: My
mother's time was almost wholly occupied
with household affairs, so that at sixteen
years of age, the care of two little sisters
and three brothers devolved upon me. Na
ture had endowed me with an indomitable
will, and a passionate love of power, which
required a stronger curb than the occasional
reproofs which my ebullition of temper
called forth. Among my brothers and sis
ters, my word was law, and when I issued a
command, (and that was the form in which
my issues were exercised,) it °seated the
the strictest obedience. I do not think the
children could have loved mo very much, for
my passionate instructions must have en
gendered the fear that casts out love.
At length a change came over me, a pas
sion took possession of my heart, which for
a time overpowered all baser passions—need
I say that passion was love! My whole
heart was devoted to an object worthier of a
better dosciplinod one than I could bring
As if to prove the assertion true that every
person loves his opposite, the object of my
attachment was mild, with a disposition
full of mildness and charity, always choos
ing to suffer wrong rather filarn_ contend
with an antagonist
Intending to relieve my parents from pro
viding some of the necessary articles for
honeekeeping, I engaged to take charge of a
district school, which was managed by a
blittril of trustees, who were authorized to
employ and pay the teacher, being more or
less controlled by them. Their occasional
interference was, to a temperament like
mine, exceedingly irritating. One day I re
turned from school in a very angry Mood,
asserting that I neither would submit to the
dictates of the trustees, or any one also,
when my eldest sister said, with an arched
You will then have to "love,honor and obey."
My temper was not in the least softened
by the question, and I replied very emphat
ically, that when I was married it would be
my husband's duty to make me happy, and
if ho did not conform to my wishes, I should
endeavor to make him. Foolish, wayward
girl, that I was, to resolve its my own mind
that I would abide by so absurd a determi
nation. How little did I reflect how much
influence pride and obstinucy would exert
in causing me to adhere to the expression of
Joseph and I were at length married. It
seemed to me that I bad not been so happy
before; weeks passed as days. Surrounded
by an atmosphere of love and kindness, my
faults were not called out, and Joseph, in
his mistaken fondnees, thought Inc all that
his warm heart and noble nature could de
Soon after the marriage, we commenced
housekeeping iu a neat, pretty house suited
to our wants. I was enabled nearly to fur
nish it with the avails of my last year's
teaching, and the kind assistance of mothers
and sisters. Neatness and order were largely
developed in my habits, and for some time
nothing occurred to :nar the happiness of
our daily life.
One evening I had to wait longer than
usual for Joseph to come to tea, and suffered
a long suppressed feeling of impatience to
betray itself in the peevish tones in which I
exclaimed as soon as he entered the dining
"The tea is all cold. Why did you not
"I could not, my dear,as there was no one
to stay in the store," was the mild reply,
which should have put the subject at rest,
as I know that Joseph's business must ne
cessarily occupy his whole time, he, being
'head clerk in the establishment with which
he was connected, expecting, in the course
of two or three years, to be taken into part
nership, therefore it was necessary for him
to be active and attentive.
All this I knew, but like too many wives,
took little interest in business affairs, and
would not consider that he had any claims
paramount to my convenience.
Small matters like these should have been
borne patiently, but in the absence of any
great trouble I suffered a thousand trifling
things to irritate and annoy me to that de
gree, that 1 threatened "to turn over a new
leaf,"whieb was but another way of saying,
unless I can have things my own way I
shall teach my husband a lesson. Ile bore
my reiterated complaints about what appears
to me now to have been trifles light as air,
without resentment, offering good reasons
(excuses I called them) for not complying
with my wishes.
One day, after I hid reproached him with
thinking more of his business than his wife,
he rose to go out, but as he did so, he turned
to me with a look that should have se.ntre
pent:knee to my heart, and fixing on -me
those liquid gray eyes, expressive more of
sorrow than of anger.
"Clara," acid he, '
melio"takehun at his itora Aes3brdingly,
when the - tilde - s=o' 1":0Pfir:
meal, arid after weitiii4e
sat down, ate alone, tbes.ll4 , Kristalsray. the
table and took up my oliewingt In a • few
moments Joseph eamisf, - !tidNiitlibitfrais:
ing my eles,froinmY*l6,4 t! t deiim,
as unconeernel a nutqw• 41/..pwible; that
he need not come for : lift! hia • cleared
it away. Without sayii;,,, :wordie . .turned
and left the house. 1v
I know, my friend, tha t wheat you read
this, you will bitterly reproach "me for un
kindness to one who loi•6l2ne better than
life; one, too, for whom, At,thnes, I` would
have laid down my life, dad - aught else save
my will. His loss, at ori'e time, would have
broken my heart, hut, - nAturally impulsive,
though intense love for a;time controlled in
firmities of temper, I &id suffered them to
gain the aseendaney,.tbsii-dashitig from our
lips the cup of happines!!„.." I Allowed myself
to forget that the same keard over my con
duct, and the same efforVwas necessary to
preserve the affections oak/se husband that
were employed to win, aiA obtain the lover.
But to return. That night I sat up late,
but my husband did not-return. All, thought
I, ho thinks to frighten n'*"into submission
by staying out late, (a t 1.4 ghe had never
done before,) but he wilflind his mistake.—
Finding that he had takesi the niiht key,
I determined to sit up mitliger. I retired,
but could not sleep. Tlmi;•. : mild beams of
the moon came softly stehling through the
window, filling the roil"; with fantastic
shapes of light and shadF i l.maring to my
troubled• mind a self-exataittation so long de
As the night deopenca4id my husband
came not, I wept bitter of self-accusa
tion, and in proportion tomy fears of his
safety, did my repentanctart the past, and
resolves for the future, 4:o+n and expand.
I knew the store had 4ed some hours
before, and he had few frwnils, indeed none
with whom he could be spending the eve
ning. Where can he be, ydistihe Constantly
recurring question. Just** clock struck
one, I heard the click ofafoi4trglit key 'and
his step on the stairs. fears vanish
ed repentance from my vol tilt heart, and by
the time he reached - thei' - liiatl was pre
pared to pour a storm ofVtiee'llvit on his
head.- lle paused on the :461 , 014d; and as
the moon Shone ' ficVetibiceived
that-he' Was pale and a`,lillt3nrthe
ed me so much that I sprang from the bed
"Joseph, Mr. Leland, what is the tatter?"
"Don't be a foul, Clara. Go to bed and
let me alone."
The truth flashed on my mind, and again
I pressed my pillow, when I sought to fast
en the blame on him, rather than take any
share on myself. The next day nothing was
said of the occurrence of the preceding day
and night, in filet, there were few words
spoken on any subject—l felt injured, and
a gloom seemed to have settled on the coun
tenance and manner of my husband.
It was not until years after that I knew
what I may as well mention now. When
Mr. Leland left the store on the eventful
night—he paused a moment at the threshold,
uncertain whither to direct his steps, dread
ing after the toils of the day, to encounter
the fretfulness of an arbitrary wife at home.
Home—home no longer,to his gentle, peace
loving spirit. Just then an acquaintance
passed, and accosting him gayly, invited him
to go and partake of an oyster supper at a
fashionable restaurant. Unhappily his stom
ach prompted his mind to accept the invita
tion. That night the tempting wine cup
was held to his lips; a second and a third
followed in rapid succession, and in that
state he sought his chamber, as we have al-
Following this there -came a succession of
days and months freighted with the deepest
misery to both of us. I will draw a veil
over the recollections of this period, only
mentioning that but a few months had
elapsed before the hollow cheeks and blood
eyes told a tale that none who saw him
could fail to rend. My husband's conduct
and appearance, instead of causing self re
proach and exciting pity, led me to look up
on myself as one of the most injured of
wives, and my selfish and wicked heart liar i
dened towards him till I rarely spoke save
in harshness and reproach.
We had been married about two years.—'
One morning Mr. Leland went to the store
as usual, but soon returned. On looking at
him, I caught my broadh_ in astonishment.
Ms eyes were wild, and gleamed like hot
•coals, and he staggered across the roomond
would have fallen had ho not grasped the
chair iuto which he sank. He sat a moment
as if collecting his thouglits, then in a voice
firm and solemn, while I almost felt his
burning gaze, he said
"Clara, this day I am a ruined man—my
employers have watched my steps, Have
expostulated; finding it to no purpose this
day, on which I should have been raised to
an honorable and profitable position, I am
without money and without friends. Trouble
and disappointment drove me to the wino
cup; then, to find oblivion for my sorrows, I
neglected my business, became involved in
debt, and this is the oonsequence."
ItarSeverahyounago. F. C. Sharman and
others attached theinisttkogrosterials of the
Chicago Adoertiesearigdebkwrooktur pro,
The relative position of the heavenly bod
ies, as seen through'a telescope, ainnztfrkejl .
by -fine lines of wire that cross each .other
at right angles. It is necessary that these
lines should•be exceedingly fine, otherwise
being Magnified" by the eye-glass they Nrould
have an apparent thickness that would ren
der them inapplicable to the purpose. . The
spider's web was formerly used, bat as the
power of the glasses was very much increased,
these were found l .to be too coarse.:
In the. early part of the present century,
De. Wollaston succeeded in obtaining wire
for this purpose, that
_did not exceed the
10,000 th of an inch in diameter. It is
' said that a quantity of this wire equal in
bulk to a common rifle ball would reach from
New York to New Orleans. This wire .is
made of platinum, and the process by which
it is made is very ingenious. The doctor
had platinum wire drawn out as fine as pos
sible, then drawn through the axis of a small
glass tube, into which melted silver was
poured. The silver and platinum now form
one wire, which was again drawn outfit fine
as possible. The whole was next put into
nitric acid which dissolved away the silver,
but left the platinum wire so flue that it
could net be seen- with the naked eye.
The organized worlds afford still mere
striking evidence of the extreme divisibility
The blood which flows in the veins of ani
malt, is not, as it appears to be, a uniform
fluid, but is compo'ed of small red globules
tloating in a transparent fluid called serum.
In the human species Use diameter of these
globules is about the 4,000 th of an inch, and
consequently in a drop of blood that would
hang suspended from the Point of a fine cam
bric needle, there would be no less than a
million of these globules. But animalculve
have been discovered that are smaller than I
these globules; if these have globules of t
blood that bear the same proportion to the
'size of their bodies, as the globules of our
blood do to the size of our bodies, by what
process of caleuiationshall we arrive at num
bers sufficientlysexpressivato convey an no
curateadca.of the.rninutoaess of these glob-
Ai!". affect in
-In the Lunatic Asylum titTolturthus is
pair of insane lovers. Mental' anxiety't f' a
, peculiar character is supposed to have de
-1 ranged the intellect of the young man, who
was-sent to the Asylum some time ago, cured,
it was hoped permanently, and sent home.
While at home, he fell deeply in love with a
I young girl, who returned his devotion, and
they became tenderly attached to each other.
But, unhappily, the malady returned upon
the young man; he was separated from the
object of his love, and sent back to the Asy
lum. Left to herself, to muse upon her be-
reavement, and the sad destiny of her lover,
the mind of the girl became also affected,
almost, as it might seem, from sympathy—
and it was not long before she, ton, was im
mured within the walls which sheltered him.
They are both there now. Occasionally
they seem to have recovered their reason,
, and are'permitted to hold iterviews with one I
another. In one of these, the poor girl
begged her lover to marry her, but he re
' plied with a melancholy; real enough to
bring tears from the listeners—" You know
that we cannot be niarried, Ellen, we are un
fit for that happiness—poor, unfortunate
creatures that we are."
RECANTATION Or Till.: 'la MONK. LEAUr."
—The Baltimore SIM ' says, a letter from
Fondulac, Wiscon,in, states that the ex
monk Leahy," so notorious for his lectures
against the Catholic church, and latterly
convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for
life ou account of killing his wife's para
mour, has for eighteen mouths been con
stantly pleading to .be re-admitted to the
communion of that church. Capital punish
ment having been abolished in Wisconsin,
he was not hanged fur the murder he had
committed. Ills imprisonment brought him
to reflection, and after eighteen months of
probation, having a year ago made a writ
' ten recantation, he was admitted to penance
on the 20th of last month, after having
again by word of mouth made a recantation
in presence of the assembled prisoners, and
begged pardon of God and man. In scud
inn,P his written recantation to the bishop of
Milwaukie, a year ago, he expressed his
willingness that it should be published.
This, however, was deemed unnecessary, as
Ino sane person could really hate believed
VILLAINV 7115 GtitSE Or BIEN.:ETOLENCE.
—Acording to the Tribune, sham Sunday
Schools form a favorite and successful means
of swindling in New York, and that paper
says that in one part of the city, no less than'
four of these bogus establishments are in
operation, with a long list of collectors, who
raise for each school, from $l,OOO to $1,500
a year. Of this sum, ten per cent. goes to
tho support of the school, and the rest into
the pockets of tho bangers on. No less than
seven superannuated ministers were at one
time attached to one of these schools, and
nominal ministers are frequently at the bead
of !heti. part of the bus-
i C 01,44.1 u.
$1,50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE, $2,00 IF NOT IN ADVANCE.
MR. FORREST AND THE COLORED
A few days since, our most distinguished
tragedian was playing an engagement in
Baltimore. One morning, while at break
fasti-thi colored gentleman who waited upon
him; thus addressed him:—
"Massa'Forrest, I seed you play Wergint'a
do odder night—l golly, you play him right
up to the handle. I Lthink that play jest as
good as Hamlet. Was it writ by the same
"Oh, no," said the great tragedian, amused
at the communicative spirit of his sable
friend, "Iltualetgane written by Shakspeare,
and Virginias by'Knowles,P? •
"\Nell,• said the waiter, "dey's both mighty
smart fellows. rse an actor myself."
"You, said the tragedian, "why where do
"Down in the 'semble rooms," was the re
ply. "Were got a theatre, stage and scen
ery, and dresses, and eberyting all right.
We plays dere beautiful."
"What have you ever played?"
"Why, I'se played Hamlet, and Polonins.
and do robe 'Digger, all in de same piece."
"How do you mating° to rehearse?" .
"Why we waits till do work is done, den
we all goes down in the kitchen and re
"But what do you do fur ladles?" said Mr
"..4h, dar we stick. We 'can't get no la-
"Why, won't the colored ladies play?"
"Oh, nn," said the colored actor, de col
ored ladies tiuk it too degrading."
The great tragedian asked no wore ques
A PIGGISH ILLUSTRATION
A country girl, several of whoe sisters
Lad married badly, was about, Herself, to
take the noose.
"How dare you get married," asked a
cousin of hers, "after having, before you the
unfortunate example of your sisters?"
"A fudge for the example of ray sisters!"
exclaimed the girl with spirit—"lchoose to
make trial myself. Did you over see a par
cel of pigs running to a trough of hot swill?
The firstone sticks in his nose,gets it scalded,.
and then draws back and squeals. The sec
ond burns his nose,..tinactands squealing in
the saute manner. The third - follows- suit,
and he squesiltntoo.-. - Bukstill dUartakess no
difforrameasithAticse• • , • •we •
thrust in their Inked, just as if : first
hadn't got burnt or squealed at all. Su itis
with girls in regard to matrimony; and now,
cousin, I hope you arc satisfied."
A LoNG. Soya.—Old Uncle Hector was fa
mous for having the largest nose in all Cape
Fear region. lie could not help that, though,
but unfortunately, his habits gave it a bright,
rosy color, which, with its size, made it a
natural and artificial curiosity. One night
he retired to rest after indulging pretty free
ly all the evening, and waking up in the
sours° of the night with a razing thirst, he
arose and set off for something to drink. It
was pitch dark, amid for fear he would pitch
against the door of his room, which was
usually left standing open, he groped along.
took directly between 116 hands, which were '
extended forward, and received the edge of
it full tilt against the end of his nose. It
knOCklq Mtn uterbacktvard, and he screamed I
out with an oath and agony:
"Well, I always knew i had a big nose,
but I net or thought it was longer than my
arm befure."---llarper's Magazine.
Ex nostox Or _t STE.III Bonam.—At Lon
don, Canada We,t, on Saturday 18th ult.,
the steam boiler in the foundry ofllle , srs. A.
Anderson & CO., exploded, blowing the
building, which was a large one, to atoms
and burying thirty men in its ruins. As
soon as the wreck could be cleared away,
the unfortunate men were taken out. Eire
were dead and nine others were badly wound
ed. The stock was so great, that its effects
were felt throughout the city, and the win
dows of the Protestant Episcopal church
and of the Western Hotel were shattered-
eta—The "Monroe Doctrine," of which so
much has been said and written, is contained
in a single sentence of one of Mr. Monroe's
messages. Here it is:—"That the American
Continents, by the free and independent con
dition which they have assuMed and main
tained, are henceforth not to be considered
as subjects for future colonization by any
serA bill has been introduced into the
New York Legislature which abolishes days
of grace, and renders all negotiable instru
ments payable on the last day named, or if
such day be a holiday, on the day preceding.
Notice of protest to be given as now, or by
depositing the notice in the Post-Office of
the place of business of the person sought to
_Jun As 10E Sirocco Exercr.—Miss An
drews, who went from Symcuso to Norfolk
last summer, to aid in taking care of tho
sick, during the prevalence of the yellow fe
ver, is about to be married to a gentleman
of wealth and fortune in the last named
place. These good Samaritans somehow
have their reward and they deserve to.
'TIS GOOD TO MT.
I thank thee, Failure, that I live:
I thank thee for these gifts of thine,—
For bending skies of heavenly blue,
And stars divine;
Vor this green earth, ultra wild, sweet al%
I.ike freest spirits; joyous play:
Fos winding stream, and trees, and Bowan,
Beside its way.,
But more I thank thee for true hearts,
'That hear sweet if of love to me,
Whom mine enfolds, and feels that t 1
Is love of thee.
'Warm from spirits aisiis vend
An atmosphere serene, divine,
:Nlo.6.lleticni, like golden haze,
Toolay I bless thee most for power;
It Mows Inc, Father, nearest thee;
To love all thine. e'en though they give
No love to too.
In stillness deep I walk a land
'Where spirit-form/my footsteps greet,
And beauteous thoughts, no angel band,
Chant Jaw• and sword.
Drenr Loam I know will darkly come,
late April days of clouds and raw:
/Int OHIO Mull hearts, like wintry fields,
Grow green again:
I thank thee, Father, that I live!
Though wettings fill thin earth of thine:
-2‘n labour for thy offering onea
And oven I, so weak and poor,
:May hear amac word of life from Ural
A beam of holes may reach some heart,
Even through me.
We have been struck in reading the lives
of many great and good men, with the,
strength of their belief in Special Provi
deuces; and with the number of such provi
dances they seem to encounter. And wo
Lave wondered whether a want of faith in
God's constant and minute guardianship
over each one of his ehileren is not a beset
ting sin of our age. . The doctrine of the
Christiqns of former ages on this subject is
undoubtedly the doctrine of the Bible, and
if we practically deny it, we limit thus fax
the grace of God to us—for according to our .
faith is it done to us. If we do not believe
in anti expect Special Providences;' we alail
not recognize them when'they - come.
shall dishonor God by attributing to other
causes the peculiar'intorpoeitionse his lefe,,
arid -we lose' the.epiritaid:.7l.l,.;
the heart of thecChrbitan nairtiw
heart of his Heavenly Father: they cheer hiin'
with the blissful assurance that be is never
forgotten and will never be neglected; they
lead him to feel that he cannot be alone:
that he walks every step of his pilgrimage,
beneath the eye, and encircled by the armor
One who loves him and who is omnipotent.
How much this feeling would increase our
happiness! Why cannot we all possess it?
Is it not what Christ means when he said,
xPeace I leave with you, my peace I give
unto you!" Did ho not intend that this
sense of his ever-present sympathy and aid
should be the legacy of each of his children?
We can doubt it, and if we do not enjoy it'
n )W, it 31113-4 be because of our unbelief. If
we will review the events of a single day, in
the light of Cod's promises, we shall find it
fell of Spec:al Providences. We ought to
see the M—to be grateful for them—to have
our faith and late quickened by them.—
Whi!e we neglect to mark them, wo sin
agaln:t Cod and our own souls. We live like .
orphans, when we are the sons of that ever
lit ing who is always in all places, and
has all prier.—Central Christian Herald.
IT IS FOOLISH TO QIIAR • pr.
One of the easiest, the most common, and
the most perfectly foolish things in the
world, is to quarrel—no matter with whom,
man, woman, orchilil,—oron what pretence,
provoiltion, or occasion soever. There is
no kind of necessity for it, and no species or
degree of benefit to be derived from it. And
yet strange as the fact may be, theologians
quarrel; lawyers, doctors, and ministers
plum el; printers and editors quarrel; the
Church quarrels and the State quarrels;
nations, tribes, and corporations quarrel;
men, women, and children quarrel. dogs and
and cats, birds and beasts quarrel, about
all manner of things, and on all 3:13111100r Of
Orzx Ant Prtzlcutsm.—There are thirty
clergymen of the Church of England, and
ministers of nine Congregational chapels.
who preach out of doors in London. The
Archbishop of Canterbury has stated his ap
proval of the practice. The Bishop of Win
chester, in his last Episcopal charge, urges
its adoption; and the Bishop of London has
given his support to a new organization, In
which thirty-five clergymen and as many
laymen combine to promote open•sjr preach
ing, among other practical means of good.
wirFortune may favor, but do net' rely
upon hor--do not fear her. Act upon the
doctrine of the Grecian poet:
"I seek what's to be .aught.
I leant what's to be •tattgl....
I ask the rest orkeaviraP
WIIOOPING Comm— The Sprini *e..
publieas says, vhoopingoonghbis
in this city this season to a aol, etri