Independent Republican. (Montrose, Pa.) 1855-1926, January 18, 1855, Image 1

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C.TIARLES . F. itk:lip
fearless shape of brave device,
Our vessel drite's through mist and.raln,
Between thedoatiug"fiehis of ice-_.
The navies Of the noilhern main. •
These arctic ventures, blindly bled,
• The.proof of nature's oldenforce, „
like fragments of a crystal world - •°
Lengshatke i fil flow its, adeecoUrso,—
These , arelit; buccaneers ;that fright
The middle sea with decarn, of *wrecks,
And freeze the south winds in their flight,
And chain the gulf-stream to their deck*.
At every dragitta.pnaw and helm - • --
There stands some Viking as.of yore;
Grim heroes from the boral realm
Where Odin rules the siketral shore.
And oft beneath the -sun or moon •
Their swift and Lager falchions glow;
While, like a storm-yex'd wind, the rime
-Cotnes chafing throng some beard of
And when the far NOrth fiashei tip
With fires of mingled red And gold,.
They know that many a blazing rup
Is' brimming to the absent bold. •
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tip signal here, 'and let us hail -
Yon looming phantom as we pass?—
Note her fashion, hall and sail,
Within the compass of your glass. _
See at her mist the:steadfast glow
Of that one star of Odin's throne;
Up with our flag! and let us show
The constellation on our own.
And speak her well; for she might say,
If from her heart the words could thaw,
Great news from some far frozen bay,
Or the remotest I:squill:tax ;
Might tell of channels vet nntold, •
That sweep the Pole from sea to sea;
Of lands which God designs to hold
j A mighty people,yet to.rhe;
Of wonders - which alone prerail
Where day and dark/Jess dimly 'meet;
Of all which spreads the arctic sail;
Of Franklin and his venturous fleet:—
flow, haply, at some glorious god ,
His anchor holds—his sails are
That famelms named him 'on her scroll,
"Columbus of the Polar World;" • ,
Or how-hii•plowing I.L:irqnes Ireflg,e on.. -
Through splintering fields with batter'd eh
Lit only by. that spectral 'lawn,
• The mask - that inockinidarkness wears;
Or how, o'cr embers black and few,
The last cf sliiver44lnasts and spars, .
Ile sits amid his frozcn crew •
In council with the noriand stars. •'
No answer—but the sullen flow- . •
Of ocean tearing long and
An argosy of ice and
The voicele.s - s North switigs proudly
4qo s.keiziKs.
MAl=Col_,il WARREN
'Malcolm, I wouldn't go out to-nigh ---
Cotne, i stay with me thi; evening'
'Not this evening,. Alice. I pfromised
keepmeet some friends this evening, and I must
keep my word. will he at home in good
season.' -
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' I had hoped that I should have your com,
pany this evening.\ - Come, whyean't you try
and see if I Cannot make you as happy as .
those companions
: whom you arc to meet ?—,
Just thiionce, Malcorfii, ,0, this einee. r
` No, - no. Alice ' lam going out. *, What—.
crying I Now what's the use of that ? . u't
a fellow go out once in h. *bile - without.) v...
ing a crying; wife?' i - - . .
• `I can't hk.lp it, Malcolm. But - hcre---I isS
nie 'before you go.'- : ' .
' Thus spoke Malcolm Warren and his y unz
wife. / Malcolm Was a Young man, tw4ty-
Seven years of age, and la carpenter by trade.
His wife was .one of the sweetest disposition
ed girls - in town, and she made one of the best •
of wives. She loved her . husband/with the
whole energy of her pure soul,.and she knew
that she was beloved in heart. Her two Chil-
dreg, a boy and a girl. often saw, her ;bed
tears when they'were alone with her itit'the
snug little sitting room; and the Isly IN old
enough to ask, what made his mother cry ,butt ,but•
she dared not tell him: .• . - - .: •
Malcolm Warren owned .the little cottage
in which he lived, and he had paid forii all
out of his own h a rd earnings, while Ali( had
borne her share:of the burden, bypurcl 'log
Ali( - had
the furniture. Maleoliyi was stout, mail an
excellent Workman,
,anff.: he had r neveryet
seen the hour When he needed to lay id! for,
the "want of work: l A better 'hearted 'y uth
lived not in the town. -and when he took the
gentle Alice for_ his wife, there was ma y a
t i )
fair maiden :whose - bosom gave
. place o a
kindly, wistful envy- They would not ve
robbed Alice of her prize, but theyenly,i
S op
ed that4their lot might be as fortunate. liy,
then, •come upon that home?.
Why 'shOuld Alice weep? •• Ah l - for the sane
reason that thousands of our fairest daughters
(weep. Fokhe same rvt4on . that . hof tears
are ever cryingo.ut' their sile4 appehlfor
- inerey-4ears that run,: and - run until hey._
make a flood that fairly Shrieks' as' it. lts
over our laacl. !,. •• ,„ '
• Malcolm 'Warren 'had a high social - 11 tore
—his'society was prized by. all who could se he had been indulging -in . the
false smiles . of the - wine. cup.: Fur thel last,' had been allowing his appetite *gam •
.At first - it was only .an t0(2.410nal
glass„'- then 'a glass or co once in a ' ile,'—
• and then ' one or two •glasses a day. 1 But
lately he had - gone so, far as .to :spend his
earnings away from horiae, and fur nearly` twO
. months past he had spent ail his Money iwitli...
his jovial nompanio3s. !Alice saw all this, and .
. sheltfie* full well where it would .: e nd I if it
was; not stopped,". She 'knew her husbitrid'S
nature,:and she knew how, surely he w, fal
len. - She had - whispered totito her fear,i'2and:
be had tried to laugh them off as idle wliiins. •
.Shehad prayed to him : to stop the fatii Ca
reer, while liwet. had .Strengtk but hei : had
been offetidQ. - bause 'the could think that he
woidd,ever boom°. a .drunkard.. ,$e .Alic
was afrald'to speak all her
.-fears. -. Yet she
NW, with-a clear-eye all - ,that` was -. .Coming,--
She. saw -the broad road upon which her dear'
helb,vecl was travelling and her heart naicach.
ing..:. She..kuew that even novr,•,want was star.
tug Acta .intlie. face l -.
~ I t was autumn and
•. I bi .1144 asked .Aialeolm ; .fo r . -money - to t buy
-*miner . :tileithing. for berolfand ehildran, and
be had to give her, • Only a day
he had brought home 3 ':- bucket full° ofillOur
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instead:of se' nding borne albarrel, as-he, use d
to do! He ear inoneT, and where was
it 1 Alas ! poor Alice kne* too *ell, : ; When
she loeked at*leoltn's force, she saw that its . ;
matt'' • berfuty• vas-slowly i bitt surely . eaten •
away, 3 late - blue 'ees were growihg
dim,i bleared- -. ii
. , bloods ot, the' like fair.'
. chtfek's *ere. bactim." • blotted, and the llPs
looked dry and craekei No wander she
knelt down .b. 'her bedsidfi a ! pray ed.
It was now Sitarday evening, 3 5 Maleo . thf
was going put. :: He was t",) nipet rit, f his •
friends, and Alice knew thift he was to rm. '
them; at •the..taVern.. He had worked only days. during the pastiweek and he had
the •Pay fur these three day °' work in his poOk
et. That money wsis neeled at • home, tint
Wherei would ie. , . be
. on the. 0 - forrow.
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' MalcolthA do not wolly .forget your
fond,lloving Alice when - yt . f are gone!' --1!
• But3faleolni did not an wer. He kissed
his life, however--kissed ernot as he used
to 'do, ;but kissed her mere 1- because she ha . d
asked_ then lid le ft his cottage.
.After, he had gOnc, Alice Nit down and wept,.
She Ciuld not hi , lp it: - Het darling boy crept
by her side, and placed..lii4 aims about her •
neek. ' He asked no questiims but he 'asked
her not to
.cry..; His little4nifid seemed tO
have iseme idea;of the comihg of a calamity.
It mast have been vague, ibut it . was clear
enough to prevent-him front forcing the dread
thoughts upon, his- mother.l Once; more he
asked her not te.ery, and then his: own little
•heartlberSt, and.the mothe and child wept
together... Ilia was another drop in:the poor
wife's: entiof affliction. o,llow pilpable now
must•he her hfiSband's co, se when even We,
,Iprattling eliild saw and knov the
,danger 'l--..
IButzshe could only 'clasp hiin and pray more
fervelitlY: ' And.. tile !Hull boy, when his .
mother had done praying, chid, ' Amen.'
It Wass dear,' cool et ening, and as Nlaleolfri
[Warren stepped out into the street he- seeni
'ed to shake himself aS though he would shake
ititr_the ; influence of the dear place he was leav
ing.. But he- could - riot - wholly do. it, - lie •
could _not - drive front': his fjfind the tearful
countenance of his forid andOtithful wife, nor
could he forget the lobk of earnest simple an:
guish he had noticed upon tle Glee of his child,
Yet het, tried'• to3erashl,the tlibughts that; were
thus skinging into Wt..% - 4 1,,, ) ,0uh I' said he, as
the image of his wife - foreecll itself upon him,
111.'5 only a little fun.and fi§lie... Whose be.
i.iness.4s Ur ' Get out, wi t h„-our nonsettst.'. •
Ana dins specking the young husband and
fatherl i clusea hisi hands as though he would
hold- on" eix4l the 'feelings . hit had tried to ex
press, itrul then
.he hastenedi on. . ,7%.:: loigtif
he feaeh'ed. l' . ..e 6veen, and here lki l ;' connd his
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C.Q111, / nions. • , helaugh ano the joke cora
ro Nice:Van (1 ' ere long- Mali:oil - I - I forgot 1111 about
his. borne. ~ He..'izlt in the btr-room; and his
sharp vit made food for mooch meri-iinent. • -
.•• ''Who .:iiy..:3 there'sflange in the howl?'—
cried :a young ufan„-rliS. he r• r ai sed
. th g!ass
a t
his lips'. - -. •; ••• , - •
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It';' , -
.s i . raven's croak,'l said . another of
his eetnpattions: . '.,`Here's ponfusiOn • to the
idea.' I! .-. ' l' - --li -- ' •
' GOOd '.% exclaimed 141(.4 to
.Warren, pois- .
ing his glass. ' PoisOn ion tlic•towl—nonsensel
leak at old 15nOle Adam, nd-tv.. He's used it
all his lifetirne,andliere he.9S the oldest man
in town. Conie,.here's to Code Adam.
. - The person to whom 3lateolin had thus al.:
Inded -Wasan old white.hairep . man, who stood
at the bar with* glOis of r* in his band.--L
-gis eithe was Adam Stanfbrd, and almost
ninety years had. r6'lled ore! his frosty head.
His` form was hentli and his ,1im1.,..1 trimbled,
but Still. he liVed atid his Mind was yet clear.,
He beard the; remalit.whichl the
.young ear- - !
penterl-nade,• and tiaving• i'et down his, un',
.touched lignor,;be turned aid '4. , azed.upon the '
youthfulspeaker. '•!He kneW. Malcolm Weil
ren well.. i! 1 - . - .1
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, 441e01m,' ;'he 'said, ec)me with • me.--'•• •
Come,alune, for I alone wourd speak with you.
fenne l ! • '•
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There was something veri , deep and ineen
ing in' the old,..inan's voice, 4fid as turned • to
ward the door,Xalcolm 'arose to follow. •
Detain 'hitti'hot, - said Adam, as some. of
his cOmpanionS!,sOUght to hilider him. ,•
t_Why shopld Igo with.*ur he asked. -
4 TO please std old man. I_l mean -you no
!harm; htalcolnt f Conue.'• -,,•• - ' " i
Poising alit 'Of i t
he door tbey moved across
the street. Near by was the village churi:h
, yerd,*nd tither Adam bent his Steps.. Ar
riving ,at the gate he passed in: . As Malcolm
hiitated to enter, the old - man said
‘Ceme, folloW ine ?" - 1- ,
MSlcOlm welt, and soon. Ltood within thb
village. church-yard !.- And this white-haired
geide!was the Sexton, who fir more than sil
ty YeiirS had ihade thoSe begs-fur theehildren
of immortality. The pale:, moon shed lits
!beamS.upen.the'plade, and the chill air sigh-,
ed mournfully among the weeping will"Ows
that. grew by the hedge. iThe gravestobes
stood up like spectres abovi - the faded grfs.s,
and here andthernarose-alvhite.rhonum nt,
like some mOre powerful spirit that orate ed
the "sanctityofthe place.. 1 . • -:
4 olio *le
voice !Sci!deep, that it seettidd almost to eon - te
from orie.of•the:heigthorin,i graves 4 not long
since 1
yo4.poinied- to me ai4 an - example of
,how long atnin might livelwho smiled upon
the wine cup. I, You. pointed to Me .as tine
who had outliyiNl all my coinvanioetc and y+ . t
as one- who had ;always quaired at the intoxe '
.bowel:" I Perhaps you spoke truly, big
;you did not Speak:the whfile 'truth; for the
;whole truth yon did not !show, and now 11
!have brOitglit You : hereto Ihisper that truth
into goer"~
Malcolm :1 IN erren gazed [up into the old
maw's "face, 04 as he saw - how solemn was
the. expretisilOnj., that . rested ;
.there. he forgot
'the bad coMpliny he had i left behind him
at the:taro-4i ! and his thoughts became seri
4.#119. • ' .•1-•1, . ' 1 " . • , „
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. •• 4 kileolt0; resumed the *stow . ' 1 &tit Joel('
back now iritoithelpast, and- see a. score jof.
young men`-ratan commenced the rat* of life
-;with me. .We went to.sehhoi together, and
together we: sat in.'nhuich. 1 .We learned to
!love the excitement ! of the intoxicating c4p,
,and !we - thought not then
,f 4 the (lingers we
k -
'were'eourting.4 Years passed on, and
_l' saw
- those tWentymettsl i ik into the arms of dell*
and-I lihriedthem l here , ;. -.Malcolm- 'War.
a l
ren, theyy Atli slerp. -I ! drorikariis'"graved!;-.
Ille *4er =other I [sair .-. thetit,..iittl, and '4lt ,
length I Was Ititt'aliatie, of the-party who were
.wout 1.4 assemble aroand the bar:roona fire I'
. ' AI: lisp grow (*taped froth the • young
mew's . ii*,7,00 a shudder -, rati , . through- his
h 1 1 11 1.(4:1 . '• - I''' •- - • 'i •
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• • • 4 .4ittme 1 . 110,e:roe -,- 1. . -, 1
- • `.ATeei4e, 11 1:the•• old: m* . :utteret 3 But
this IS 04. )914 Maleohri, Theie were wives
''.- 1 0 - .05.6.6k,1
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children 1;
and that died, and th . too, lie here!
o,.how!well can I temembe the bright eyed,
laughing, loving 'girls, w \ used to play with
us when we were bOys ..., And how well can
I remember wheif I' tw them standingfit the
altat---and when eY turned away froth -the
place they we : hu shing brides. - But A few
short years a I begart to gather thent into
the fblds o death. They sank .down ;with
biokeri arts'and crushed hopes! Smile of
therri 'veil to be grey headed, !but theiegrey
hai : came down in 'sorrow to the grave!--! ,
S•O that grave ther----the one with the dark
grey stone., He 440 sleeps beticath - that
, mound Was once the 'happiest 'youth in the
whole village. He Was, a carpenter by tr,ade,
and, he built the hotse in which you iwer•
born. - !le usedV Tatter tund 'shit. over . the
wine!eup, mid he thought not then of. ltartn.
I once heard his young wife beg of him to re-
main' at - home with her ; but herefused her.
the i.roon; She told; him that she wa cold
and, hungry, and! that her children needed
clothing,. but he heediAher not. A few r shert
yeari afterv.ards bliat: wife's heart broke, and
-she died, and her - children. The husband and
fathei I found one cold night lying byi the
road side, and he was dead! These are their.
graves, for I buried them all together. I You
can see the wife's gritve next beyond the!vey
stone of the . husband's, and those two 'little .!
graves !are :where lie the fraien boy, and
er l46 ' . . - . ! 1
The old man drew his ,sleeve "across his
eytilto wipe away the tears.. and while he did.
so Malcolm bowed ihis bead 'end greened
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mOtiiiitidly. i . I
.Mide.n .1 r , he said, ' there! was
th Var t. -, n:'
onre a full. regiment of stout so4liers ,l;) low
ed 'Napoleon Bonaparte into Iluisia. There
were!inany other regiments went also;, but
of this one in partieular: I . have read. ! Of
that IWhOle company of
,men only 'one; soli
tary !individual lived to return to the hoine
of his. birth. All the rest died on the Way.,
They were starved mid frozen, and ! t hey .(1 rop
ped by .!the way-side, Now suppose ;Some
thoughtless y Outh should point to that single"
living sOldier, and Say that antidllie . eternal
snows of !Inside therle was. o danger, beemise
that hint. lead passel:l;o)cm all and still lived !
Like that single fragMent of theregiment do'
I stand liere - a living man.. , - - 1 -
The youth gazed u;p in the Ewe of the aced
Speaker. And new emotions were Working up.
on his feattirCs. • ' ..
, qane,le.,lll,,i 1 wOuld show yon One
morelspot ,befilr e we
Th'6 Old= man iedned upon: his 6taft r and
trinv4l sinwly on antong the graves. and in
volmilarily did , the you s iti t0110,w4 Llt.leng,tlE
they ''stepped by a „spot . wht!remwo 'graves
lay side side. The slabs were of marble,.
and : 'they glistened] brightly in the ninon
. • •
`Miticolin spok - e the sextili, hi a deep
whisper, ' 1 remember well when . I Made
theseltwo graves. There was no sorroW.. to
fill tht - beds which here. I made, fur th4lwhe.
slep'bere, died amid th sweet breathings
of pOee - and honor. They, were goial
ous people, 'andwhew they were our
townStne.wmournedi "flit; onr village had; lost
two Of-its most noble spirits: 0, I love to
eutneand stand over those grave 4, for
knoWithat God smiles upon "them 1 There is
no taint; nor _dishonor here. Malcolm,'do
you. Übt know who ri!st in those two graves?'
The youth did notismswer, nor did be raise
his but with i one deep,- wild cry; he
Sank 'down, and there •he lav across - both
graves, weeping midi sobbing like •bild.-
~eeping )ing like a child.—
il-iiIPATHER and - Irt.rri.sit slept there! •' t
For -. a' while the man gazed tearfully
upOn;the-,r.eene, and hen he took the tearfully
by; the s arin and aroused him up. • - 1
•1 . Qinte, Maleolin,'l he whispered, will
go amity. pow ; I can; you- no nnire.
- The yOuth followe'dlis guide outfrAiMthe
entirely*, -in& after the gate was closed
they passc..d on to the street. Here' Adurn
Stanford stopped:
il'utc, Malcolm,' e said, 'you can return
to your companions ltt the tavern, but.let ine
.you '• never u my name again as you
did this evening. W'hen . you again think of
poor .Adam StanfOrd, think only of what
he haS• told you T. I the churchyard, think of
what has seen, and of what he has suffer
ed, and of that you!nlay in welcome speak.'
•Tha old man' tined 'partly. away,
Malecilm sprang forward and caught "hint 'by
the arm. . • I
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"Uncle Adam,' be uttered, in choked and
.broken accents, "?.); forgive me for what I
have said and what l!have . done. cannot
tell yOu all now. I cannot speak; but I Shall
go to the tavern notriore. 0, God bless pau !
God blesS you!' . •. • .
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. • The dock struck pine, and Alice Warren
folded the hinds of her little boy •tc.igether,
and brulelpim say his!prayers. Her.youngt
girl Was asleep in the' cradle. The first words
of the prayer were uttered—`Our. Father
who . 'arviin heaven,'4—, -*hen there carne .the
sound of footsteps . ppou . the - plank walk in
the little 'ront garden.. .
= papa,' said the boil' . letting his hands
drop :Upon his PiOther's knees, and bending
his ear to listen. -. Bht the Mother dared -not
sspilt. ,
At length the docirl was oppeyted, and •the
husband entered. -Alice cast her eyes treinb.
ugly - Up, and she saw the big tears! that
were rolling down the cheeks of her beloved.
Instinctively she sprang forward and clasped
her armslabout her Itusband's neck. 1
Makailm she cried. !. 'What
has happened ? Tel me—O, tell me
MaleAilm Wat Ten wank into the chair, and
as hedid so he dre' his wife down into his
lap. H
`Alice-0, Alice?' he uttered, sobbing
and, wee Ping as he spoke . 'Can you forgive'
me„iiir all that has passed r
The gentle wife Was bewildered at !first,
nay, almost frightenntl, for the bpeedl • of her
huttbOul was so wild and , incoherent she fear
ed hia brain was tufned. But ere long he
spoke again, and he spoke he kissed her.
He *as more calm' and his voice was more
low, lie told her *here he had been+ -anti
he spoke of the t'esolion he bad made.: He
did not tell of any trtal he was going to make,
but he told , her of the iron will that had en.
tared his.sonl. Thi4 night of his temptation
had' passed, and the day of salvation had
dawned. •
A 'few moments More and the husband and
wife Were upon -their knees, They . trfed to
prig aloud but mild .not. Their - -emcikions
wen! , too - deep krluttehuice.--too and
thriUing for speeeb. A =intent thff attn..
dad ibere, then wept in siletme. Thellittie
boy icrept to the spot. and . threw his; tiny
Al 6 xT
i.Vg 'F.
irmS about the "neck of! his parehtsjor esen
his young soul had caught - the spark of new
ife.that,had been breathed into existence
within his happy home. ' z
On the,, morning,- - -'llaleolin :Warren;
arose a better and hapPlir man: was
ealM no w, and told Alio all that 'hid ~ trans.
pired the .- night , }adore, :and when liWll9 all
(old; they prayed as redeemed.sotilsalone
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can pray. 4
Days, weeks and months p.l.sseif :nway,
- ottd;3l.lalcolin Warren became.onee mete the
handsome' youth that had been 104 and
aerislu.Sl by honest friends in times Vtie by.
Twifio*ers of afiltetion bloomed
his hearth-stone, and the angel C.fipCaCe. and
Jnacle a Innie beneatltlis•r64.,
wondenod nciti:cei) : that
old Adam tc( the tar.
bdt. the. story of .that nightis lesSon in
jhe:; village churchyard beedme denerally.
knoi - n, and other men-tookit -to their i i learts,
and :prcifitted_ by it. - It•was.a .seed sown
in ii,lfertile spot, and the fruit *IS abOdant:
thelgo4d.old sexton never gaN'e his . bxample
LiiraiP On the side of moral ruin, hui. to the of ,his life he glorified in the Arum)
had, helped to work, and the lastluiurs o
his 'fife- ;were cheered by knowingi thatl son)
of-the hbppiest families in the Villa - 0 bi
hiinforlthe joys that daivned upon them.
Speech of Mr. Zacharial4 Spicer ' _
tin the qUestion, ' Which enjoys theqreate# anunui
:; of Happiness, the bachelor or (lie ntarriefniunl'
1 ; Mr: President and Gentlerneri—li rise;to
vocitte the rause Of the married Map. r, And
;i? t hY : shOUld I not I I claim to know some!
thing tihout-the Institution ;. who says I de nut
Let hiM 'accompany me , I 14,cttrike eon,
front hint •with Willi and sev4iiteen chill
dren, and decide. - 1 i
*lligh-its the Rocky Mountains toiterilbov4'
(fie' .Ni..i;isAppi Valley, does the chaiacqer of
the Married man tower above that 4614 he'll
clot.; '\hat is a bachelor.? Whatiwil:i Ad
am befOre he iot acquainted witli ;Elie ?-
04t but a poor shiftless,. helplesS,•
creature !No more to compared.
Rath; his afterself, .than a mill-tini to the
grg4 -rearing cataract of Niagant. [APplause]
GimtleinCii,- there waS a time,' I tilliSh 'tc ,
I too "was a bachelor rind a more.
tniso•able creature you 'would hardly expect
fq:d. Every day I toiled 'Marti, ; ; Old at
iitglit I Came home to my comfortless garret,
14/ carpet, no nothing. Everything !was-in a
- altitter, and in the Words of the poetsit (• i. •
Confusion - NN as monarch of all Stlrrryed.'
!Jeri!' 1:4 a pair of pants-there a dirtiy pair of
bi;ifs.; there a plax.bili, and here a* pile of
4irtY What wonder that I took ref:
OFe at the gaming-table and bar-romni r i found
never do, gcntieroen;and in l a lineky
tnonienti I Vowed to refirm. Swr4TIV .-had
i v : 1 • ;
t.le promise 'passed thy . lips, '.when a .mock
ivas i iteard at the door, and in cane . Susan
Simpkins after my dirty clothes. 's' . 1
Spicer."says she, 1 wasliedt; fir Yoe
sis months, and I haven't' seen the, first red
ceutin the way of payment:. No} l l'd -like
to Meow what yoti are going to dtii4xiht it ?'
• I felt in my pocket book'. There Wa4tioth•
itig hi it, and I knew it well enough.?
-"lSliss,Sirnpkins; Said I, 'it's no qsedetiving
) Intren't got the pewter fur
our 'sake I had.' . ••
There' says she promptly, de 't' wash
. ati - Otb n er;og - fo'r you.' t •
stori,' said I. 'Susan, I will doWhai I can
for. ,1 i 0u.! . • Silver and gold I ',nOne • but
if Mart and hand will do, they are at your,
Sttrylec.l , -1 •-
Are:you in earns •t,'_ says she,lloolting a
! Never more so,' says 1.
Then' says she, there seems to be
of getting my pay , any* I.6ther way
guess I'll take tip with the.otrer.?
;We Were married in a week-- ar.a -- iirbat',l
.thore we haven't repented it. No more attics
for the, gentlemen. I live-in a Odd house,
ltgd - lave somebody to mend inv. J, clothes.—
w .„,, et' poor TO ImerotHe . oalrefOr.," gen.
ile*n.•ll used_to be as' thin as a weasel.; Now
1 and as pluinp•as a pOrkei.
conclusion, gentlemen ., if ;Von Want to be
a poor, raggedfellow, l wittiout a coat to your
track, or, a shoe to your Piot ; if . yen want
groW old before your time and 'as Miconifi!rt
ablel generally as' a hedgehog,-rolled qp the
Wrong way,' I advise you to remain
t,uC if you want to live_ decently at d:reit:meta
hl)7.•get married. I've got ten daughters, gen ,
ilenten [overpowering applauiej andlitht may
: bitVe your pick:, • . . :1 •
ikir.,Spicer sat . down amid long; continued
. The generous pmpoSalsrulth4hich
he!concluded gained hire five sons its lau:.
! n L/11E D ONATION Or THE AOE.-4110 coal CS- i
,tatea &Mated on the 22d Of Decnthet at She-
MOk.iti,. by..l, udge !Hl feu stein; for i lie benefit
Orthe - 4estitute pour;-of New Yoo,:Philadel
.!pnia;. Baltimore,_! et l e., - .are said . to be -.North
o!i.t !intillion and a half of dollars . 1 anti when
. fuillt developed- will pay a rental giiater than
Theinterest on that amount. -
•P',. ~ • '
i . t,ho land donated embraces 60q flares ofl
!,the-er,t best anthracite in the ShaMokin- re.
gi4ti.. . The largest portion is:, the!
Miiiediate vicinity of the town ofShaMokin,
.susceptible of easy delielo nietit, and
loos every facility
.of tmnsportatio
.4ioae by.
l i ,
:**ts of two tracts-the one fiecij to .be!
. deV4.lopecl to the , poor, Mr. Marstali cit t uper-
InteXideitt of the mines of the evetiat rnpuu-
I ~ *
)CS 41;4!he, region, says; is capable : Of p,roduc
og I , ,000 - tons per annum, Wheqn-pperly ..
!,desfiloPetl. The- other tract, !'he hays will
! ,
-)"144.1 103,000 tons yearly.. Both,. i the same
!peilf.m Says, - will bring a yearly revenue Of
4CW);090.--being $. per cent. on tz. l o than 0
:ngli'oni and- three quarters of The!
S.eit.itmc.l tract is to be devoted to :th4 Tree
4114,4, and African Colonization; titeProceeds
'to :lie divided. equally. between these !cibicete:
[0.4",0fi these tracts has already* leased,
and `kill the coming. year be pUtltifopera.
;tint; ! - . . . 1 .
, p, ,I!,,
1 . I,lle..eite. •of The. college Corers ' an area of.
tag*re!s °Alm eminence that overloOks the *rrbiniditt 7COuntry, and presen - ;views of
' isOiassing beeeiy. and loyelin . -..• : ..;;,,. It c9m.,
'bin the - adiantage of pure air, e cfllent wa-
Itent; i and fine scenery. At -this] nistitutiolt
!stiidents are -to: Lc "educatecl!freei.of charge,
;apt one trOm each county in Ppuasih*nia is -
Ito ihe atapported, •at the same tiMai•.(l.oo of
!c*inadditrien:totheeduo,tioa. - -4--fifin..fleg,
I ';'l , l ~. - • _ ,
. . .f: _ 4 r- i .
. • ,Feteigellifieence is a GracianiEfOrse
otoi i•epublio—we cannot be, tee ' Ou*: ful to
iejOidi its eniranoe.—Modisogi. 1
'1.:;-li • * _ • H. i' -
. . .. ..._
The lartisburg•--Correspondent fur • the
Pittsburq . Uilion,•". Vikron,' describes the •rip-'
pearanSe of tenntor CoOper.while on a
to' the 8 r1,.. " 6 Chamber.7one day -recently,
Which is ecidedly rieh:' '
, .
• - " This aftentoor„ Senator. James Cooper
Made his apPetirinee,iti the Benate Chamber
of the Ca itt }l ,:lik , lng:saiblaaid and winning
as a Fietich ilancine , nutster, - anci awmged Nemv
much in ihela la .Ireau..Brimintel style, - .His
coat and . vest were of the finest. texture, and
made-Up 'k.o the top of.the fashion c ula Paris , .
But the If utiles. on • his . wrists, Coming down la.
the laincklei of hi 4 hands were the most Ale
eidedly,killin . g little things you ever saw. .
Will, illtruth is; these "ruffles tool: cry
body do 11.! Even Mr. Grubb, who • dresSes
exceedln,, i ly !well, and * With Much" taste , . too,
when brought in contact with the•dandy cni
ted, Seat 'senator, didn't look, the leust
French. . I Cannut say that . I dislike ruffles
When If: e them on a. lady of la.hion or a lit
tie, , .... • ,
mils, le.iuse I
think thent pretty n4ll .
Semew,ha I)'ecoming; but king . me if I like
to see th9n, !on the wrists of a. man, whether
that mini bei, a priate citizen ; or the repio
sentatike, in a Democratic State,- of a very'
decidedly - Dlemocratie constituency, such as .
~ oper was sent to represent. !I_Ttp:
less I niu , h ix, istake-the tone. of remark 'around •
me, whil't Mr. Cooper Was in th.eSenatelthiS•
afternOn those bit of quilted linen 'did I not.
aid his •ca se much,' if he is a candidate for i.e-1
election t i the. Senate..-- But,, after all,,as the
old lady
the by 4 n
thing,)l it
the trim
, .• : 1
• Thee Ike arms la' the hands . , of good
marksthei deal certain destruction' at an inf.-,j
mense di: take, and the wholesale slaughter 11
of ; the llussiaii _ gunners at :the batteries , of' ;
Sebast4ql, has won Ibr thisweapoii of death 1:
the sotibriplet of 'King of Fire Anna; !, So'
dreadful 'is; this fatal ball that the RuSsian
gunner guest to
. his station at an embrasure as
to certain 'death:
- i
The be rrel of a rifle has, running the length
of ,its inner suthce, spiral!grooves or- chap
nels—he.Uce the name of rifle, which menus a
Title- oe grooved gun. One object of a rifle
barrel is o.give greater preeision to the ball,
imitating to , it „a- rotary motioLi.---
This ntOtfon, it receives on its passage ont of,
.the gun, rot:ided the 141 bi;soerow . dedJfito
the Wipe •aa to fill up partially . or_ entiti4
thee - groot l es I and the more perfectlY.the'-ball
fits - into _the barrel the truer its course, and
the less Windage 'there is.; that is, the :less
space there-is bet Ween the ball and the bar=
red forth l strength ofthe- powder to i..-eape.
It is estii Intel that when the windage is only
I•2othot the calibre of the gun, one rthir - d', of
the poWder escapes, and of course its strength
is lost.; - • . , . : • .
~ •1 • _:
The 'great object therefore to be 'obtained,
is a perfeet fit to the barrel by the ball,: thus
to give the rotary Motion. and to stfve the I
. . .
. i
-;. • • •
- Ar, reneli gunsMith invented a rifle which ,!
had its qeeCh pin project wedge shaped,' a
'bout two inches into the barrel: The ball,.a
conical„ shaped one, was then
.dropßed into
the barrel, and a few heitvly blows by 'Abe
mannerroVe the_ wedge or'pin into the ball
so as tO il the grooves in- the barrel. '
-Tlfe. i
i l
nie ball, now so famous, is -an ini r
proxerne tupoil all balls, inasmuch as it makes
the poWd .r slug or spread the ball, instead of
the rutin er doing that work. - 1
- Thei,,bll is oblong with a conical point; in
its base ft, has a conical hallow running half
or two',thrd'a the
the ball. A•Cup
made of beet iron is placed' in the orificeof
thishid! tv,!which at the'instant of firing-is
driven 'iy. :die lowder with great force into the
hail, thu spreading it or t ;..”, ,o as IftitA course
out to ' featly slug or fillihe grooved barrel
- -- TT
This. accomplishes the whole object; it saves
•;-‘,. 44 riming it destroys windage, - thus
econothis ng in ri0w0c5,....4 makes-thd ball ft the barrel so as to give the ball a
complete rotary . motion ankeertainty of i di.
rection, - : Thus the M inie inipriliieraent.;--uit,
ing itsi n me from a- French officer named
liinie4-i a tninie ball, not a ininie rifle. The
conielil! s ape . of the, builet gives it greater
weight' o .. .metal than a round one affords lesi
reoistan !xi the air, and greatll increases the
distanee it'etin be thrown. This shaped ball
however, ;has been - used for
,a - lung time :by
sportsinci 1 . . , ,
. A Paris eorrespndent 'of the New York
Tribunesome-months.since, Was witness to
experiments - made by Major Slink himself
with his tail, and Sal - that officer plant three
balls...,neeession in a tai getthe . size Of a
man's . hat 4 the distance of three-fourths of a
day long,
It is':no
shins hay
and the n
origin to
bred and
who in oi
the elude
its perfet
plisht i.
~ . , r.:.....e_...........- . T _
r'arlh el folloWing anecdote - of canineln
telligeh and temper is related in a French
• ' N—,iiviiig a short dis
tance fro 1 lisle, possesses a Newf!mndland'!
dog, t art er)Y called Castor, 'but, within the;,
kit year .Iktenschikoff. . - .A: few days ago — the ;,
Count' le his .palace to proceedio Lisle,. to:il
carry .to :he Receiver -General's o ffi ce a par-il
eel, 0 . nt ' ping notes and other-securities to,
the nran nt 'or forty thonsand franes: When
starting; 3fenschikoff appeared re ohred - to:,
- Aeconip,' y his master, who Was at last obig.'l
ed to i . , t him back with his cane. : Wheiy•
the den t arrived at Lisle he foUnd 'that : he;
had Ktst ,is l parcel. Much - alarmed; - be prn-i
eeeded t..searclifin. it On thti.road by which
he hid. Inc, ' There, at a little: distance
stood? 3 .nsehikett gently wagging his tail,
• but
,n;:;,t . . ary; .to . advance, from his.reminij,
scenoes f t he , Count's cane; ln .his' mouth':
Was the repioUs parcel, which he had pi4ed..,
up, and . - asifilithiidly earrying to his. master;
le shuffii
of et eat,
, ARE) Mg2CgQ."
18, 1855.
when shO kissed the calf, [(by
ian!y yoltng• lady does. the same
hit a matter Of twite.'_ ,
. .
What is a Minie Rifle 1 • 1 • , -
aelount received from- the, liar. in
a !)s loud in praise of the 'Millie
1 .
!pd-this 4cer said he could do it all
.and teach . anv luau. to do so..
:to be wondered at. that the Rits-.
0 a horior of the French . ehasseurs,
ball: , 7
sat popularity of the rifte
. ow
s'. its
the skill of American sharp'4ivoters,
-trained in our new settlementstikL
ur Indiatfand other wars have shown ; 1
neY of the *rifle ball. in picking off
miners and prominent Objects; but;
tttin, we itnat , ine ' - has been'ticeorn.;
the : hands of the'rrenth.—:- (here.
you sees young 'lady 'cliatwiseil ..
alLthe henseivurkltipott hermotheea
fdr the purp ose of sitthig.edoiva anti
tOk: . 'or-gctag'intii the' . neigh4cniS
up y.irar mind that shalatil - 110*
aar.vrats: I : • .
• -
, .. .. ,
t '
+, London CorrespoOfienee!or the Boston Post. 1
t I Duke of Cambridge Crazy. -. i: 1
, • li i
I . Lndon, Dee. ls,; 1854 .,- The'-la s t steam7
Malt ) ! have. taketi ink same. rumors regarding
the uke of Cambr' i ldßeWhich were then jiil t .
begitming to he current . - its 'they...hare p - or
itssukned an intelligible -ftrrh, though not pub
ielitlrepeated, and as the Duke has left the
army invalided,„ It' may .bO...intOestjiig to state
'*hat, they are. The. Duke's appointment as .
it general of divishin wainot a popular one.
'le ls,but a younglman+tonlY 35--for' audit
it position.: has see t. 3
n ) SerViee,' has, never::
botn 'handed excep at Oto'bhartt (last -.year,:
hnd at the Duke. o Wellington's pngeaut fu: .
iiera , and has no fitneSstbr-hlilitary life be
kond a kind of obsitiate: 'courage itthereat in
rill the descendants of George l lll.Sl But thVU,I
he iS the Queen's oWn cousin; and as he b as
ho absolute- fitness for; the place, - his co : mints; .
'pion Wile signed at tliedlerie'Guards. • 1
r' ; Tie- was,not mtich missed after.hiS depart
ure, , except at the roval.dinuers;
.hor much
Mourned except by - hiS thmily 4)1 voung.
t Smiths,' whose niother, like the kitzhe'rberts I
and Jourdans or the royal geeeratipn precall
lng, thOught a leftl-handed, marriage-with:a I
royal duke preferable to honest tratrimonyl
in .poverty ; and lnastnneh . as his ,name had.
.been dilly ge;ettedl in_ all Lord Raglan's d"e',;,
':,shate - hez , ','there has 'been no little rejoicing .at
Windsor Castle aver .another - hero of the!!
`Brunswick blood. 11:idness,like iourilkr
twill Otir, howickr, and the young scion” of roy'.
alty proves the purity oflis bihod by getting
~ erazY like his . grandfather. It seems that
soe ,
strangenesS )1: conduct wasimticed :if
Ater the. battle of the Ahltd in the Duke of
Catnibridge, - but no kin: of ai Alecided . eharaeJ
ter appeared anti!after the defeat of the' Rhsi i
~sians at Inkerinap.l
; . Riding, across t
Jpg a wounded Rte
ie battle fieldand obsery
iiati endeavoring to shoot
, instead ot running himl
t, the Duke . 'began to , ma
his aids coming up they
ing, ' he should use all hi
afters! to have, hini hatig
were being carried, by, th
cmark 'That man is tl.t.
his legs, he'll walk;' and
r remonstrating .vith Lin
...r,suell . I:tuffin.mci7, ; he ire.
my liprii ! • I am amazed
tdil myself saw him alit
'Jim this
,cery, morning.'
;tautly taken to report th
i. and remove him froth hi.
:MI" English, so die.
'through on the spo
.stilt with him ; and
overheard him say
. . fieady
.. :ed !' As the dead .
iDuke began to
;dead, set him on
upon Lord Ms . la
iiiDotithe ill time f<
.`l3utriA - mei7 .
i The man is not. de
and talked e•f_th
Measures-were- ins
duke as an invalid
. .
. .
', command. .•• . -, - - , - .
. ~ . . . i
The appointmen of the Puke of Cambridge
a. is the most conspic i nous, but not the only ex.:
ample of those made on the mere grounds of
connection and "faviir - ; others have given oc
ea ion to - rt....murk. Lord'.,nean
for his,plaee, and - -the suicidal Charge at.-Ba
:' laklava entirety owin' his hotheadedj
freliFy. Lord Citi•digitn lias;been f)r year
t the most distinguished tippler iii
and has borne the-name Of . Blank-bottle. Car
among-all classes. 00ei equallAdis
graceful :appointments Might be named; cOr
roborati»g the chailge of:elioking up the high
er ranks of the English army with ..the Min
lions of Court instead of letting; pp 'finent
go according toAiie claims of 'merit and. ca
Oar mild and, ;what it is composed of, -
- 1 • .
Owing tOthe indefittigahle invoifigations o •
the analytical chemists, and - to their zeal i
the cause ofloients4 ? there is scarcely : 4.. sub
stance in the tyorld:hat has net pasSed thrcnig •
the ordeal of their rucibles and test tubes,
rrian theft,. we lea . 1 thatour world. is mad ,
pof but comparatively few substances,' '.
few, indeed, that We are struck with all won
de rand *as ten ish m ent, When 'we consider the vu,
riety .of . form and. character into . which' this . •
elements are capable cif being meulded. .. W.
hat c :.ii iha animafe and inanimate creation
the plants, the tiiiilll l oe ; wi:-. have the rocks, do
earth,, the air; - the +ter, in 'all,, iliefr endles
variety :'and yet. the substanceof which the .
are eompcsed do mit exceedsii-ty.: *.Or . a: close
examination our winder increases, as welear
- rbat`ur tirc - c'tbtmn.., ta,ma.iless:*than 'lefty-Si:
are metals, in the oinary senee - Of the word
five are . gaseouS b - , ies like the air, which 'in
( .4 - .1
deed, consists of t 'o gases out of these five
and the remainder pre substairiiiii.of an inter
mediate character,Of which sulphur and_ char
coal are the types: ..1 - Therefore everything tha
we can see or touch pertaining to our worl
is composed, ofone4 or t - wq; or more of th ...
elements. 'We know substance tha
contains more than six of these elements; an.
in 'a general' way' there are rarely. more that
two or-three blOttled together to produce on.
result.. Thns, the White
,of an egg is Made o
six. elements ; a flint stone .of two; 'a
of wood consists o' three elements... - , Th: - -
'three materials a • the types of the — portin
of the.*erld to w,h ch they ; belong. - Thoug
one stone differs fr m . another. stone, ind An .• froM another wood; and one flesh&On
another, flesh, yet their ' , composition is iirnils
and of nearly the .name • elernents.% 'lt is th+
nature,- quality, an, property of theSe Rivera
elements that col isti ute thestudy ofehemestry
not medicine, for t tis but a mere branch 0
chemistry, the-coin osition of all things.. p.
4: ,,
analogy, the - analtical chsmist - can ' stai
- .vith certainty the, jrincipal qualities hurl-rani .
pesition of everything ,pliced in his hand -
what ,use to makelf it,. and how it is - to be
applied for, the Wfli
el re and benefit. Of his fell
low man.— court
,ournaL '' . '" ' . '
.' : -
Isaac Jelin VIE 4 ' so* ziormsos.-4'What'
that lzllse I'. asked Mrs. Pitrtingtonj as 14
came in with a lit e brass eagle bosom -pini,
with a little brass :tar, attached hi...-a littl •
brass chitin ; to his little jacket. collar. , LI
took a big attitude smirk his fist, as itr,,, , 143 i
an apple two for a cent; upon LIS breast, ant
replied that he was, a Ktic'w; Nothing: '
what 1' said he, clOsing the mouth of her re •
se t
icule, in which she had been seeking .f 'r,,a pie
of chalk that had been long sinec .0 up on •
brick'wall opposite, ‘ a Knew Not iing ?'
holdinglhe reticule tightly, as if she had c)
the idea bagged t' well,: you pier child, z
may not know so Much as some,but:you at ,
an idiMu nuttier, and though it's always we I
to,be hutuble, and ;not pretend to know thin.,
when you don't; it isn't well to go,round brii:•
'ging ationt knowing nothing, and proviagyo u
self i'fool when folltsAfitt't stipproge It,' Yit
, w ar aid full enough - to do, it,, , without-you:
Iketteard tbepration wiesjy,but,the glitt -
[ ing brass held a Keathley% place,.a,or,erl.Y.
standing, in . the toilet azrangetntat of ,
Imps o", Vite,, Pertlyvoa,. ,- - r I
. ,
. .
- 1 . I •.',17 - • -•-.
_ • ,- • .
John I#Oholl and
pa . Nato
.. - : :
a t - a i n
[From John Mitchell's N. Y .
; I will avow- at once! my opi ion , :_ tat _
.the -
neituralizOidlA latis:of .ilse -Erni State;-:re-
:quire chcipye7 . --:-! hat,. - hOWever_. eedfu i they: ,
l r l=
'may' have -been • for_. promotilgOpUlation
and tine •' - thy 'dee:
coo _liberal now: and th4t . nohod in tbe.i.viAt..
would be emitted. to complain- • thitleast if,
Congress shoujd at. any',_ gessiO litnit.within
ails , - bound it' 'might see pi. the e atiou of Op
tens' by :adoption.. ,The new la
_become known; ' and:thew no fo ii i snierneoni- _
in,4 , here. for the.future would t o ' tho'ilsk-- or
belrig cheated.., Z... 7. .: !. • . '' . ''' ...: .:--..',. •
• -It is plain:enough.that in . n . ry -_ sotiereisot . ,-
Sidle the nature Of its baturati tidfi l lawa (if_-
it • have any - )' ninst foreier lie iv thin": its opu
jurisdiction ; and. that their.cok3itioria ought =
to depend upon. the,..exigenciei,o ',the lwuntry .
fbr-the time being; an)d if! were aeitizen-of
• the United Btates, Avbethei-nativoi adSpted,
I would advoCatc,-both fur the si o.of Europe
and-America; such an alterationOf the lawns
would, in its - future operatiimi•j}Old 'out leie .'
encoufa,gement and • a - Less tenip i ting, prornite 1,
of civil liberty and, powerlo- very . subject
of a deSpotin..the world;'Who 0 Oosei-to tut,:
- away froni,his own: duties and , . posibilitiea
towards' the country where - his other bore
him: ' . . • 1
• But for America, and e . .teropting-farnis'
for . foreignerS, I believe Germa6y would not -
be so long in the claws:of.thefsliabby Serene
Highnesses; but for the easy 0.,- pe,tit aJand-.
(if - -freedom, 7 -rather think - the cutthroat of
Pecembertnight.,„have• had, his, t .. noat cur en i .
.noiv. And often,_- . reading .in 'my own penal
• exile, of the ,over flowing b.exoilts I. frOm Ire- -
'land, invited it - Was in Ain rica, and en..
couraged .anti - fficiiitated •in ever; .. shOn by
our Engliti tyrants (making aliridgepf gold
" for a flying enel - ny,) 1
- have been almost really
to curse Anierica, and -. herchcaP emigrant .
ships, and her easy vorlintid higk wliges,Juid .
her naturalization, and the happti homes and
"altars free she - OtTered of pea te 'as a pre;
4 ! )
• raj= on the 'abandonment of their! nativa
land,'. and - their own fathers mothers la
the tender- mercies of that Imre, ttal -`ponsti:,-
ttition,'.. with its suspended -II beas:-;Corp4-
Act. and its pretended trial. by' jpry,.iitid its
.chronic stafvatiint. and periodialaughter......-
. for American said, and i e ehear pas-.
• sago . money tieross that too nay it Atlantic; -
and the Black - -Balr line:,•and the
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and the British .Emigration . Sc iqtieit (Mors.
properly-. transportation. chlls)) In e_tpcditei e;odus—hut for all • these - fatal faCilitiei
for escape, our •people 'must 'have see' their .
backs to thiWall lonzago - , and ''ought it out.-
-.-, - .....
We are much gratired.tt6 notice t
city of Gen. Atchison, the listinguish-
31issouri. He stlili . be welcomed by
and o4,4,C,ongress, with a cordial ..hi!
can "crinarcz.:4l.= ! -. Wash.- Serif. 1
. ~
1 ) The act: providing for the rei ditiNi, of Fu- g4ive Slaves. was offensive. to t e great mass.
'of the People, But they were; 'ild they must -
' Obey it becaUse it Was the .' Jew of. the lend.'
i l
.ehe reason was conclusive, and. thelaw Was
nforced in communities wlie -it was held=-
iin universal abhorrence. The 1- aw creating
the Territory of Kansas ,Prolf - 'ed. that .neue
, but actual residents -shotild .- te.' - . Senator: ,
' AtchiSOU Voted for that lay, ati .eleimed its' .
enactment . ae, a triumph. But ', - '
the character, of the 'residents! of the Terri. -.
tiary,,it was diseoveredthathe purpo'sces. ,- 0f.,"
Slavery could only be promotod . by a vieilit-'
of the law under-which . the. terijtory. was of:. -
I ganized.' No
,sooner -.was-
.s; ere' taken.th4 'Conclusionl reached' than active measure- to
:- carry it into`execution.e - And Senator..Atehi- - .:
son volunteered .his services to' violete a Jaw,
for.whieh he voted,. and - which he *as sworn , .
to support.", He temporarily . .vaceted-his--: ,
seat in _the Senate that he. might organize 0..
corps - Of unprincipled men- tit:.Misseuri- to;
Seize „upon -1. the Ballot-box ; wadi'. Iv. : fraud,
rand perjuryi,dv - er-ride the ientirocittabf, the
,People of,Kinsas. . ' -
~ ~.. . ' - ,
Men whO' invade the re,'nctis of their
neighbors are- treipassers undo ~ -the - law.., If '
theytear-- Off that' which bele gs to others,.
they ere hianded --- us::ffirObbers . Those -- who
plan 7 and :- those _who execute "the theft, are:,
equally-_ criteinai. , The people of gansas-.,
were" robbed of theieriglitt-=rights - as iaerek .
, and infinitely._ more valuable. than silver or
gold,, -by. bitnds of - unprinciped men 'from
• Missouri.. - The law brands diem
,es its via
lators; and-public opinion, to sell asiholaw„.
-holds the instigators equallyieulpable with : -
the actors in -.the .fraud. ' Sen tor- AtehisOtf -
planned and superintended thil . outrage %Tote
the ballot, and is,-therefore, - the - , hief ciiminal.,
It is for thie! he will be • welixi, ell to. Wash,
inaton With Such 4 cordial kind ' ess.' tut his
glory .- shold be his shame;'for' e Inia briven
ly traropiedl 'upOri .right's more - sacred than—,
I. any- of hers guaranteed to a free' people ; -and' -
' , that, too, that VaVery mayliobtain a foot.`
hold on soil thirty jeers egodeclered "forev•- •
er ! • sacred to freedom l•- • ,..4//iirty .l'nerving
I Journal. - ' '
• •
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A_ -" [lgo]: ExGuert Ltird'
Forth lets returnedto,Eitilitnit . froin the
'non. It is return : ere:tied. great
_The London cOrntespondent: .47.4
the New YerkTribnite.*riteit; • - - ' -
He is' a i rery young.Offujer, a minor, and:
as it seems' not mueh of a hero. In the bat .
tle of Alma' be threw hirnsele,ou the ground
mid screamed, 'bun frightened—l min% fight.'
,Lord Raglan sent him word that iu-the next
battle - he was expected to - distinguish,hhileelt
by his gallantry, that cowardice Might ho
forgotten. Alit at inke6nanii he again
hived as cowardly;;
_two: officers, thdrefoic
were sent by thi General-m-Ctucf to castaway::
his' epaulettes, to break I;hia - Sword, *IA hick
him out . camp. He t*turiietl to England* .
disgraced Man, his &miry 4irona him, aid
the clubsare 'closed _against him."
DziAnvmot or 1,40.41,0 V, J.
.Lyons iirsfuntrose, and
one, of south . Ber‘itielt;lLC.,'
.4tni.,°:A, S. Plum-.
mei ., :as° of South ner+kiiicrd Mrs. Z., B.
PIIIMMOrt fir BlociinfieK NJ J., etiharkeil
Boston . a t 'Wednesday 4f list - ireelc, in lie !-
Samna, Qtpt. .Waters,P gni Smyrns. The,
_Usual etuborktdiolt services ! ere- conducted
by Mutt, of .AO%, .
lg."' hope we , mayrfind
future.; rcim -remit* int
con**ciali in "winAaw.,-
fdrin'ic inlo l l4 atternFifett
ait ocean tif.ifire betva i zi nuct,' tha:Ctiii —
World.—.lefitraonv- •
gar -" The ba.ttle I4kiotusgait Wa a
.441 it
r the Sabba th . -
. NO: 8
l e arrival in thi s
Senator frozir
friends here, in
dness, that few