The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, May 04, 1854, Image 1

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tase Pair, Irropire
The PAST IS PAST! with many brimful morrow i
Its errors and, italrned worka live Wi God ;
The agony is o'er of joy or sorroW,
The flowers - lie dead along the Path Iv trod.
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The Past is past! in, solemn alien" taking
Alike the sunny and the rainy day, 1
Oa the live altar of the fond heart; breaking l
'Fall many an idol built on feet !o f clay.
i e past is past ! in ceitain,still rl)tation
Deadeilng and loosening, as it.itravellby,
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ach.lhope which bounds with. glafl antici ation
&ch vivid passion and each tender tie
e - iitist is past! and our young ~ selVesdepar
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Upon the flashing whirl of those fleet years,
Sidi:sons leave us sadder, stronger hearted,
More slow to love, Tess prodigal of tears.
o past is pait! and knowledge l•taught auspic
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To diru the spirit with.its fonlicoldleihine:
- @ratan) , a basis and dark thing 'finds admission l i
Amid the wisdom learnt froin life, and time.
e Past is past! and in that twilight V'alley I ,
111,ell slow repentance and the' : vairil, regret ;
ears for the future from those shadoirs sally,
And hang arond the path before us , Yet. '
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The ! past is past! and ah! how fow deplp; it.
Or ould relave their time, had they t pow
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Though nature sometimes weakly. we Petit o'er
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At memory of some wrong, or bappier hour. l' .
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The, past ispast! there's bitter joy in Knowing
- 'Tis - gone forever ; dead and briried lieeP„ I. 1
Iflis behinkand on life's.streaM is flowing; i
Where the deep.waters of the
b eadD Sea sleep.
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The past is past! in faith and patience taking
t its lessons !let us lay them 'on e our hearts ;
Thel chains attenuated links are breaking ;
Be earnest!—use the present ere it iparts! -
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Written for the 11fontrOse• Dealt
The Step•Clother's Irtfhti
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it. r I do vr ! iib pa would •coule,'' said • littl
Charlo, as. he stood by the
.window azin,
y the road, "it seems as though hiehas been'
t ae a niltith : there comes a parriagel i just in
sight on the hill •,•,- is it not l pa's, siserLucy
lo look." . 1 ' ' 1
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"'No dear, pa Will 9 not bf. home 111 evening.
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I)o,you know. Charley who IS e op4ing ivith
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4 I tio riot : who i*,it r' , II • ,
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. " Perbaiis I may as Welltell I yOn ns•- ;
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our new mother will be hdre. with rl" I. , •
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l '.llave.ll got a, Ina ? 0 ,10 ,1 am so ~ lad I' l 1
- can have is ma : to love me I,as other, little bovs
hale ;" and the child danced aroun l d the room
for j0y..,.,1 I
" , Poor" child!" said f.l.klrs. Jont;-, a near
neighbor who luid - jtist calledin. "I fear his
anticipahappiness -will' soon be turned to
sorrow. . ti - s true I am riot acquainted with
thelady onr father has Tarried, losiVllknow'
alloliout step-mothers; and it'seenis bald I for
- childret o submit to such t3'l'a'llas - •"-• ' I
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"It is lly, dreadful to contemplate," said
Annt.deilida, a'itiaiden lady, who, was busy
packiwr a l. ..trunk. l'ilere I've ,ttayed, eve.
since i s death, and been a Methei tolthe
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children ' have worked early and, lite, and 1
have done - all I possibly ! ' could, to ,promote
their, interest, and now,stranger;
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brouwhtlhere thyrann . over them,' as you
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sayaud produeediscor in the family, Itind
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one whose only inteml . will be,:-cetitred in
unnaber.lene: and being Ft, citY.'ladY:wili; be I
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a fine hand to oversee work of : a farm- 1
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house; lint I shall not s yto be annoyed-by
\ her, my things are near. packed 4 and-Ishall
leave before they come." i . i 1
"She will fuid•l'll nothall her ma,b-i
rylea r
mit to Iher contutil ve peaceably: idler,"
saiti'Dorlisca, the young r sister.. •, . , .
"I dunk," said Lucy, we ought , not ,to
condemn the lady, till we. ve suffici ' tit . cause.;
tbr doMg so: skew*, proie aki ;mother;
iiat all e‘ 4 Tents I will hope fer the - I '" • , ,
, 1 "0, pier, I'm SO happy to , see, you;'!we.
Are'' AOrkel foi Auntleft' u.s this
: v v ery, y, -
mortiin . , You see I ani very, busy r ,.as we
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. are p ring to receive pa and. the lady
e. trja
that's coming,With hitni' - I -. •
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1 1. "Is your tamer rnarrula ',bey e'
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••"Ye•-. and they will be here this evening."
- 4 4 Ara_you 'acquainted. with thelaciy ri i
i -Nol ; she is from New Haveu•--ia a sister
' 2 .4' Dri t tru ; - 4'11 , 1 spent l it eosid i erable time
there summer ! -;-.
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i 'NO the widow Fay °"
i"444,-the very lady," , i '
I . "1 lia''ve• seen her. 1m glad „son Will have
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such a good *other ; sif
{ els really a very Ivor
thy lady" 1 .. - .
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rat, be more expeditious „han this or II
_Shall not be *b
ready for eim. Illi..iitit has al:
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' ways taken charge of -t e bikini., :and told
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me I uoul ra evervti In , read for tea, in
m e
pa try, but come to look s I titan, cake
1 . l itall and must mak some ne s)
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- "It Ithere is anything I can 14, Lu v, Twill.
nosjitlyou. with pleasti l ':
let + ;Ice the„
caluFfor you, while you are doitig, mething
else!' \
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„Ala -
oa, Ellen y
;,ithen I wril.inu some
light . , bik•sit,--, : which will be betteir-than .dry.
- I 7 bieitd, foil-Ids clecosii, I ” ' I
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j ,houts_flew swift} 'by I ,J , 'di e - ypp,ng
. friendir were-busily employo-1,,,nd, had just
completed their arrangements, as the suer -
gun to conceal its brig,itp . disc fiouiView. '
•. , ".I bel ievefeverytiiin, 6 l (• is readk," s.uid L ey '
is-she.faryeYed the ntly laid; table • 4.4
with. vianda,.ithich z 1 4 :cal 1
' - !tore expiolifiti, „
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cuouldpoi better . prepal.q. While Ellen I was
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. taki Di IttlVt i 1 :.. 1 . 1e1 • C iiii4CY cAI: - t 9 thc . door
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in haste,rexclahning, - "loOk ! Iciok I they, 14
cimnin4." v;', i . — c; - • !,
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"NV tat . do you think of the lady ?" !said
, torge, Lney'sveldest brother to her after the
family greeting was over, and they were by
themselves. ! ' . i • 1 1
"I do 'not wish to : form my opinion hasti
ly, but I . can 'say she to
\ ks, likeva noble mind
ed woma ." i!
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Mrs. u laton second, waSiome ten years
younger tis her husband ; of i tall, graCeful
form, With dark hair and; eyes,': her natural
firmness and .'dignity ; of , character combhiing
with refinement of manners, and nobility lof
mind rendeTl 'her 'prepossessing in ap \ Pear,
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"What periodicals do! yqu take?” impiir
ed Mm-. 111. of her husband, soon after hee l 41-
in , * established 6n her new home. ;
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. ",I do' notetat:e any," said he, but of
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ing a shade Of disapPointmentt,come over
eountenance'of his fair companion—rem
ed, 4 'l think of subscribing Ifor a paper l
long."' l
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' " /Lave yOu any ,
one in'
view'. r
• "None im !, particular." - '''
; "Supposel l we' commence,, by patroni
'one published in our . county:."; • /
I"I have no oljection." p 1
" "Whilt, - • .ii I maim 's last summer,, Fug
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peruse a paper put& lied at .I.dontrose,!
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!great Pleasure, and . fter I went; hbme,'
ftevni-t - :e,ii me nunibers ofit." I -
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"It *as the 3folitroselDentrocrat. . I 1
it, ail esellent Paper." 1'• '' -;
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Suffice it to say, &T.! Houghton .
ately subscribed for thipaperreferreti th, and,
after reading it with pleasure„ - and circulating
it among his neighbor-, within a few gveeks,
obtained, Very readily - , tm-elve morersu scrib--
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i• ",There seems to be a great elUinge 4;tn Our
neighbbr's premises, acrhss the way," said Mr.
J?nes to hiS wife,' after
,returning from there
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" i Ye:-i.„' but there was ii ed cif it. - I imeil to
wonder f they !did not, 'Cultivate- flower„ and
have some kind of shade near the hOuse;', but
I see they have now
, a fine lot of trees set; out,
which in a few, years, will produce t - a delight
ful-shade; and as to shrulihery, and Choice
plants, they have the'best asSortment of any
• one about." I
. • I doiliot gee why • Esq. Houghton ! has
changed his mindso in regard to -ucli
; things." '--• • , v •
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" It is no mystery Wine, - 'said Mm. j.rpnes,
it is all owing to the hapPy influence his
lady - exerts; knowing as he does, her I . tastes
and .desire; to cultivate the I vautiful in na
tare around them, he, can bit acquit in
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her wishes—she is alwaysso;good ;an gen
emus." ' ' ,i -''•
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"She seems to be very kind 'to theichil
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"I must say - , I think her the most disinter-
egted step-Mother I ever knew : an own pa
rent could: not de more for Children. I Much ,
as she needs tucy's help, With that large fam
ily, she is, going to school town this sum
`flier, and Mr.+ ll:says she Can get along very
Well with ticirlisca." v.
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II More than two years had elapsed after Esq.
Ilotighton's marriage, 'before Annti.ledida
Couldhe inducedlo ;visit his family. !
1 After. much entreaty, she consented , to .
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spend t . day with them i; lut wha was her,
surprise to witness the change in everyapart- I
neat. 'She could scarcely recognize 't;rie res- -1
idence, where 4ie hadj spent .so many ?years,
When the dinner hour arrived ; she was con-1
ducted into a room, vithich was formerly :an.
old-fashioned kitchen, ! but had meta
morphosedbecome;: into an airyand pleasant dining
room.. e. I•cr'alls - once spangled th the
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smoke, th 'of years, had chang
~ their
sombre hue: and the floor was covered With
a neat, hiit ',substantial carpet. The Windows
hung. with muslin .curtains,; 'Were oPened, to
admit t e grateful la ; :breeze. '; The atmc§ph l ere,
was lad ' with the . pefumeof numerous flow
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whi h hungin t4 .
"Rich Teitcions of softening shades i
!,interlacng vines, : around the ease
'though' the day . was warm,
uld:partake of their meal with corn
'heing annoyed.ah.Y the heat of - the
Ling stave,, in unwelcome proiimity,
had been long sitiee removed to-a
titigueus----fitted for it. 1 '
e,daughter," said 'Esq. HOtlgtall, as
ying on the lounge:, "'will you. favor
a tune—perhaps Your Atint' would
car you play;'. - ,j I
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- iPly,". \said Aunt .I Jedida, resuming
tting; seated' in the easy , rocking
'. l ' iwas not aware that you playa the
amid lb
. fort, no
large e:
fdr thai
mom •
ppe was
his with
like to
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her kn
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ven, An
as her
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4daret tree nga—arrit speak%
o g la a
4ow i vkiice, addieiaed her bother aliftl i p tl7,,by
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"For my part, 1 dO, not:see hoir ; you can',
guoilazt so flinch finely aid. exthiyaiOnce
in not -willing,: slack, to adutit :that we
ate eatf a va a nt. 7is ti.ix4' we have
tbyiroks now; we - did not once enjOy—hrit
my children are foitialig habits of indttstryi
rittil we . all study economy, and wish to avoid I
necaless expense,'
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' •tio4while school in liw
some since my Ao not
r myself airaclept." l ;
i isleliAtfut," said the'mai4en lady,
i!eee fatibhed some 'popnlar siti•ottthe
iont„44;companied. with her sweet and
Itivated voice, • -
then wished to-be - eiciised, , ; saying
short After
left. the 106 m, Miss Jedida ieen h9r
'4lloittrost. -, usqutilauira Q:onntß, 'Alorlliq '4llav i 4 , 1054.
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4,4 gkonomy indeed! Juit lOok at yOur ex
pensive furniture, a greiit share of which, I
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should call needless; for instance, thaf: Pi
anO ;1 to-be-sure music is Very -pleasant, I but
One can do without such costly inStrutnents ;
and then Oniony nice carpets, and . rueh a
lotiof nest} books, together With Piles of mag
azines and so many newspapers :' besides oth-.
er thins 'I - need not mention." 1 '-. •...
!'Probably I cannot 'convince You : of the
utility of those very things to ,which you! ob
jeet,but Would remark, as to the piano, that
was apreient from a brother of Mrti. 11.--,
who' s.anlextensive dealer in 1116Sical- iitStru
nients, in One of the eastern cities, Then as
fdi, the carpets, with the exception of the - ; ; one
in the parler,-they areHof home manufacture.
YOu see the one ou this floor, the yarn Was
spin by the giri, end thoug,h.of rainboW' dye
allitOst, was:also colored at home. The, ex
pense is not' great considering their - I :otiVen-.
ience; yoo will admit they have a- great deal
.of laliOr, - II am convinced of the importance
of making - home attractive to' yontlt-Hlioys
especially... You remember- how unsteady .
,George had become left; hut II am
happy to tell you, a great change has come
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offer.' tim. I Now, instead of .seeking his fo
mCr.rasso. ciates at the bar-room ; he findssutfi
cietit athuSetnent at home. Ile has- a great
taste for nittsie, and 'also, delights in' storing
hiS mind With useful knowledge; this itl,tne
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'an - ply:rewards the for all the money ...I+nd
eti M publications or whatever seems' to ren
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der lonic delightful. But George is coMinrr,
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and I must go to my work. By this-itnne,
10'4. Haugton and
• Lne),-, having !finished
their hour told .dutis, .'were ready tdjoin
their guest;;_
for with - the systematic aril : ann. c - -
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Meats;and perfect order observed throughout,'
the house; lunch. time was saved; and useless
labor-obviated. \ Being Saturday, DOrlisea
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soon after came home from town, \where she
WO attending . school—and the,afternoon was
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spent Very agreeably. When -evettittg,rtrriv
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ed anti Auat Jetlida was about to takeleave;
slid` was in4ited to join them . in 4 pie-nic 'the
next week.! As Dorlisca accompanied her Jo
the' carriage she said; "------- will . ,be here.
Nrov. Le. sure and come ; for we . are ! - to. have
from the east, and Henry Gregg Will tiehere
also:" !! . -
"Who is Henn, Gregg?" - 11 • -
1 . 4 ' 4 ,1 neighbor of Ma's. I 'want yo u !to see
.r the
lijrp-; very tine fellow, at leas.t I never
Lucysay anvtbinr , to the &onirry."
"Chic year later, and Lucy became the bride
of a worthy:gentleman, one who' appreciat
the many ,virtues 'of a companion ; ' so well
hwilified t9.Dre'sidawAvpr lx;c• d4 l / 4 , !- Low:
116 r sisteris engnged as teacher in flourish
:`-ing emindrv, where she is 'exciting a .f.talutz
influence Over her \ pupils. George Iliough
ion, has some time yet to Before re
ceiving 14 'diploma' of the-Medical College
Where lie is preparing for future usefulness.
Notwithstanding some prejudice, 'of/ are
now witlif4 to admit, that the success in life
HOughton's family is owing inAgreat
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ti; the influence of the ilepqn,Otiser..
From the Star Spangled. ;
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;Years ago, when railroads and steam
were yettn• their infancy, and butO
were not
. considered a finisance; an (Oil
observer yn a certain little country tow
the state Of—, could not have failed
tiee the numerous highly coloied and '
wrought play cards, and handbills, anti
tin•the wonderful fact that a circus
pany• would hold forth and iexhibit i l
certain night, likewise in the afternoon.—
:Vow, it-A° happened that - Mr.'-Billy,lhbmp
son, ; a".peeuliar genius, had advertised to
give a - concert with his talented Arcipp., on
the setae night. - :., A - v
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Fate aid fortune had not been plc to
smile on Billy's professional . arcer for me
tune, aed the plain truth of , he niatter was,
that hisi , f)ockets could noP possibly yi ld a
sufficient amount of the / filthy lucre to s uare
off, and redeem sundry/ valises and -trunks,
fiddles etc., etc., already left in paiVn t hind,?
ualess be should be/favored with ; a retty
good house on that particular occasion. ; '
iDurieg the little time that intervene be
ti the first announcement Of the expected
"shows" and the night of the, exhibitiot4theie
wes.ample epportunity for the lundlard of
the "botel,"" where both the singers' a d the.;
circus chthaeters put up, to''satisfy, h nrelf
thoroughly in regard to the. populatit (not'
the tnerits),of the roitpectiie concerti, nd it
was t; long after their amvalia town, thatl
Bil,ly and his troupe began to be unpleasant- 1
lvfaware of the fact that the members Of the
, /ei -,,
rcua company were treated. with greater ' t
courtesV and respect than they were- It as ;
a-, pairifid fact, which filled Billy, ,Tbonark.on
Co., With the most profound diagnst. -
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Evening came at length, -and' the circus
bpre off, the palm in point of numbers, lead
lag;3lr.;Thotoposon in possession - of `
sufficient funds to pay for the hall,! '• "
i Chagrined rather, than disappointbd atthe
taste exhibited by the inhabitants of` the cont.'
teuttitv„ and hardly knowing what to do with: I
himself in future, 'the unhappy : " utterer. (4'l
notes" scarcely closed his eyes during the 1
night, all the while ruminating on some plan
to rthae'the amount necessary. to pay ,olibli
01. But ere he was dressed the eeeeinorn-,
ine• e; the landlard presented Itimadi at the
of his little room, bill in kard,
tineimmediate paythent. ,/ • .
a ettfea with the eiresetolks yet. r inquirl'
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eil Bill,With a patrottiiinglsrnile. `l . '.,
I "Ah r —no, not volt," .stanini ¢ l out bonny,
face- "'I supposes they the safe." , , ;;
2.." Well, perhaps rot safe,";said'Bill,. With '
an air of injured-probity: - ; ; - i
" Like'as not," ieplied - the old i skit;
too in
in "bot, oein 4 how I've been so oftott
" liith l froth allows like yourn, I want to triake,
thyself safe: . I. suppose you -lean to pay it,
3 'iola blight as well-pay it, tiew." - '
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I jolt was sot' very highly delioirti 'when
tile 1, 0 1 10 and manner as ~
By Dr5G.
iarticular the wo,z4''''tr.fishy7 grated with unvr,,eleome harshnes on .his eat. He was on
the, point of slaintning, the door in the 'very
face tif, the worthy host, i and Avotfld have done
so, 1114 for the recollection of the pinful . fact
tltihe_ was Unable to iia3t. his andlwas
not; . e`onsequently, quite s 6, indiliendent ns he
might tug; compelled him to restrain his virath
thtte, but;_viihing to ? P6stlione. th matter,
it litksible, he said itta voice ',full. of ,con-
tempt :
• "I Wt ill, sir, r. believe' it is; wsnally 'ett toma 7
ry f 4 travelleo to settle theii . . - little affairs I
just before, they, leave: I don't ealcul ate tol
run' away. 'A4 to the matter ?of of payi ite you l
noiisir,. I can't, and what's mine i won't !"...
"lou ean't,..;sir—you won't r" angrilY e'x
slairtted the landlord. : ' AVlnit do you Mean,
you . ond'qur .i pack of rase-ally rapalipnds, i
retuning about the - coon ry,lattnbuggin'folk.;
inlhis kind of way V W - von menn r
I:llltmbuggi.n, sir," repeated Bill in an-de
imted tone, "Ilumhuggin I Mian : '. do: you
mean Ily that . expression,l Was there:•any
thini in our chncert lust night that could be
1 cOnsidered.litunbuggery 1 ',Wasn't - tlie, per- .
i 16tinance generally , Well liked 1 Did you
hear.latrrthipg;againSt it ?" • -• • .
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,a on ktknow anythin4 about that, I
didtilt attend your ' ; ei,neerti •,, I went t o the
clerna. ; .
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:" Well, I 'guess thi2l inhabitants of thiS see
tiOtt 'of the cotintry•;9lterally! ..have a uglier
opitilon" of naked ment , and wotnen exhibitions
thettithev - has'e of the . more intellectual spe
cies of - amusement," sneeringly . remarked
Bill:4 , . .1: . ,1
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••. ]‘ , ..(;) 7 siiicriit' mad - be all •, well . criellgh
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aMougst the 'Vlach and. Iti,ench, and• the .
:waits; but aniongst Civilized ~folki, it g•ener
allY4 for What it is Worth;; . and . people of
Sen.le r generally approve - of
. kunething . .] of a
liiglio order?! • I . ',
r'lLike a circus!" 'added Bill, with 'a! mo t
ei' l qit:•Ctuptiloui sneer.;:
`--Ve...• .'s ' ' a , e'reus.'" repeated tile
%., sir, like ; i
tnifleMble old sinner. i• • .. . .. .
i.; IV4 dare record' no more cif the above coif.
Vi..‘rsitt?on, however interestingit.. might probe
t,o iliEi reader; as it was groil'ung so warm, it
is iniPossible
_to say where it mightend. •
.' i . illyß finally squared off wit li• the phi t io . ug,
b S- lenVing, a detached lever ;in pawn, ..which
lie i neVer redeemed (in the -:nsnal way) but
took it out in trade; i as- the iseqUelw ill. show,
• . 1.. ... .. , .
ill Ins own peculiar 'fashion:: . ,
L i
N'''early two ,years - 'after the above 'ioccur
renee, a gentleinan, dirssedin the veryheight
i7,f la.shion, drove up to•the door of the: iden
eWl tavern ;Where Billy left: his watch,on the
eventful occasion just described.
. ,
'.l This peculiar specimen of a. gentleman -
Wa i ked into the bar-room, requested his horse'
(a superb,(ltishing animal) to be taken, care
of,!after which he called for a glass of liquor,
and` ; took out.a ten as the Tory lowest pOK-i
-bleChange be possessed, to pay for it." After
receiving the change from the very obliging
boq, he continued, it, a French acient, and
hrOken English . ; • .
~ ,; Eh, uarisieur landlord;;---yo• -see I am
'ventriloquist—l am one rnagi r eitin--L-I per
for* Le moso astonishite fents-4-yes scire! Ily
gar; I i want to get your hallo perform in. I
dance hornpipe 'in a pan of/`coals—all alive,
On my' bare feet - tt—l strike/my fist through
emi two-inch board4--one stroke! I - stand
:Onl mv .head `on •the end of a sword--4a/lan
liti4-1"" ..
j't No . 1 " interrupt , the lathilord, who stood
ivitlt some dozen Oben,. a delighted listener
,to{ the relation or \ the . man's .wonderful ex-
Voital 1 : / - - • ~ 1
‘fYels sire.' continued ' the Frenchman,
Wtdi deep cpiphasis, "I take O e gIaSS bottle
.i . ,---f , i brea,k d lier all in .. piecs;wiz o hatainer, '
tt \\
I eat ze.peces, every one—ti blow et ont—
and zehOttle all whole, entire!" ,
,1.1` . 1 3 4:45ib1E!" exclaimed bonnyfaceNin! en
' thistic admiration of ,the higher Ord* of
;amuseme n ts.n '2 . t :,. •. i I \
i •
V' I give you one pistol, You load: himi wiz,
ball yourself—no,cheat—no sare I You put
",zamuzzle in my mouth- - --you see him : plain—
you shbot! take out ze pistol, and I set out
ze ball !" i 1 ,
I" Gracious?''echoed the delighted innkeep
eri and for'i'full hour this singular,•genius
kept a baf-room full of listeners in amt.zement
at-the relation of the wonderful and never
belore-heard-of feats which he could Oerform.
' , ln due time, his bills were out, announcing
L. :
the most extraordinary, and we might 'add,
really. frightful performances, and forthe:,next
tWo days, that was althost ::the' only Itoprc of
emversatiort in the place. ' • ' ' •
1-;The evening for exhibition at length arriv
ed, and with it a most tremendous: Irush.- 7
lever before had
. the old hall been pneked so
densely full. The iery floor eteak,4 under
,weiglit4 and the: change
1 L 'elled like - O'A. : .
we) _in like magic. • ,
lilThe houi for commencement idrew nigh.—
The magician brought for Ward a little anvil,
and placed; it on the stage directly in front of
the audience. 'lle then requested
.some one
thlend him a watch. ; Several presented
eirs willingly; but they! were not the kind
he desired.: At length_lelasked thelandlord
TOr his; and that functionary unheAtatingly
produced the 'very' "ticker" which • nfortu
nate, Billy ThompsOn had l Mi . eft in cate.---
the little French gentlemtin eyed tit critter
With a kind of malicious leer, as tliciugli -he
knew it like a. book. Laviincr it. upon 1 'eau
• .. - e
Vil, in
,plaiti, often view, he crushed tb splin
ters under' the ponderous i ve i l ,,;of a !sledge.
( m
r ine blow was 'not enough Ile stliWil to
take immense delight is oending 4. Mae.
and still more,
asserting that it must berf Muid
ti, rare f i ne : , or it would !not' do. 14 "or; ten
Minutes he co! iinued to :belabor the inani-.
Mate triac)ibe, incessantl,y, during elk which
I t l rne , dye landlord looked;on and grimned.—
t;i c iiag, up the fra„,..mients, he proceeiled to
Vp.i them In alittlelmize bag, shaking 'them
-rolently. ~ All at once 11, 'llongli't. seemed to
Strike hind coming down from the atSge, the
lilig; containing the; dismeAtibered watch still
b his hand, he appmached the landlord, say
. ,
mg :-- - i . . i, 1
''j t'Eli,:rnoniiieur, I roust have my horse and
; Ciirriagi, 3 dis sum .moment=--1.. forgot I:left
l one 'are small bol, whichit is licee•Ssarie I
ait knit
, have —I lave him' shot.shot.half la mile
of ze - tillage, where a linch=pin dropped
ut of ze c:arriage, and zewkiel falloff-1 for
got all about 'him. My hoise. 'rare falit---Ire
eurn in fteen ~' ' ; :
,i "0. l'll'send a boy," 'politely rePlicd the
landlord. ' • ] ' .
uo, sate,: no i I toorsaj go
.myseled trust
44 1„,.4. - ,;.• ....tylnings—care nice l''' . -
)-- horse;
'NOV said file landlord :' and while
thenom: Iva-, ben jot in r , tl" t he UI 111V`A po
lite FifineniS proceeded to explain theinititter
to the audience.. I .-. • . ' - I
'i T obbd, y siw • him Place a little valise in his
carriage, or_ hang thebageentaining the 'than
gled fragments. of the .laidlord's'watch, on a
nail in ithe entry,--just nillie.was ready! to ' de-.
part ;ioaisnritig them that he would! return
in . fiftoii minutes, he spiting in, cracked his
35 hipdind in a moment iwas qut of .i: igh t 7--
, r '" one4took .Freuelfrlea k e 1" .4111 d lIIIZZ ed...
r, • .
The moment for his; elpected' return came
and went. The audiene`e stamped and shout
ed, but. all in vain-,-no Frenchman came.—
Poor honnyface tried toikeep them .ed
si ent but
his . efforts were all abortive. At leng h, tir.
otsitting, the vast concourse left, at mi„one \
by - last, With a rush, 'tumbli ,!. over,".
and breaking benches, ;knocking d - oWn the
landlord, Jsinashing the lamps, a , d swearing':
vociferously; nt being linhugge. in! such a .
J rascally manner. Awn they went to the bar-
• ;.
room, smashing and ,14 aking glasies,l decan-1
tern, chairs,l and whatever articles breakable'
''ca - nee An their way.: . 11 i .
I ... •
Ilie landlord, poor fepow, got the ,worst, of
it, and, as he began •to l !smell-. the rat, pretty!
strong, lie Sent the "±-constable on the track,l
with Idle fleetest. lieniel lie posse...ssed. :The
SearcWhoWever, proverb in„vain, and in less',
than two -days, the editbr of the - paper in, the;
to*n 'received the follii4itig letter, which,willj
serve la's well to.elear pp We' mystery. to ou)f
renders, as it did te.the inhabitants et the . b . ti
•tle village where the oCeurrence took: plate. 1
"Pear; Sir,—Too Wiill. probably recollect
that on - te two years ago, an individind i ,hear",
in' , the name of \Villain Thompson'/Ove.ti
4.. . L '
Concert in your place -=-a concert, Which I an)
orry!.to say, was poorly attended. /./.41 that,
Thoilipson;. arid as I ell - _ , arly . stivi- /thiti ei.ror. I
had Committed in catering for/the tastes of
votirlfelloW-citizens;•L'conclinrcd to, try my
634 •nt semethingele . , and/aCcordingly ap
peartd there as a. magiciaif.. ' YouProbablV...
knot, as well,,Jail 'do; .wkth . what, ~ticeess . .I
met,: and how well' I iltirved it. There. haiS
been a long 'account hetween myself and . the
landlord, - as well as miiby 44 . the inhabitants
of your little i village.,iind, as , there Wasson
sideObleiny'dne,A. es:lncluded the hest' war
was ;to settle that little buSiness up in the
shor,test Mannerpcissible; ;and at Tthe sanie:
'time to have it adjastfd aMicably. lEnclos4l ,
N .- on iwill : fincl the amotint.of nry printing bill. i
Ineyer warit to .clicatlthe printer, and•moie!
especially :is you: were; s(:), very kind as to
frank n my bill minty former visit; to Sour
plac'e, but the people„ani that old serewedrii--
ex otalatidlord' lime:int .to take in, and II
!,, ,
rather flatter inVself I; did.. • ' - i
Tell the landlord !that'. he will; flnd.• his
/- J.
watch in the bag, asneft it, hanging in the
'front entry. Tell Min, also, that he .can ail:
the next magician that stops tliere'to restore,
it to itsforiner shape'. , They will 'doubtless
do it (?)-thev 'do such thingS . 'nonietimes.+-:
Tell him to take goCid,•care of the 'anvil I lift
there,. and in future `.to keep a sharp-eye, on
"trashy showslike dine ! Ileturn my sin
cere. \ . .
thanks- to t ie (4.ldience for their patrcin
agd,, anti tell them liinzay return Jthat way
again.. I promised t( l ,).sliow them sOtIC mast
extraordinarY"tricki," and I am se '.vain ns
to fancy that 1' have kept My proinise. 1 - I
• rather guess they'll, set me dOwn akhe model
i -
iriaster of the age. I - I i
Yours truly;
..: .
. W.4,Tnoatraos'
~ • ,
From an address delivered before' -the Y. Q.
iaf . G. T., at ..ipolachin Valley; .41pri/ 23th,
.1854, by J. B. Taylor. • 1 '
i ,
• I am, as you an all aware, •engaged in a
business winch gives me but little: tuite ;; to
prepav myself to, advance any edifyirmire
,marks,,)vet I wish to encourage .this maliod
of exposing •the talent that would othertitise
remain incon , - ' \ : i
To Speak and to =write_well upon-any snb
ject, is an accomplishment 'of the highest !in
tellectual order; but to.attain a fair Al ,erdree
haie got to make an eqort
and to demand a hvity sup-,
iends; to over balance 'the
t our enemies ? whoa stand,
those fare borrowed. l' , 1
to eloquence (sayS Webster,)
in; 'truth in - t•he ntbst advan- ,
coaviction and persuasion;,
.....—...,,,s,ierce and earnestness are ;the
qualities which produce conviction.. We do
net. expect to make' such orators` as Cicero,
Wdsliington and Webster, but we do wish to
cultivate, or see cultivated• that desire which
is so characteristic-Of the Amerman, peqple
to attain a fair degree of excellencein oratbry.
Ahd where is
,there la better opportunity, to
cultivate that ' desire than 'here'' . where I we
, _
.\ ~ ~
are without opponents, and - In \ - the midst 'of
Mends. -; • i c.` • 1 '
!The subject of terpmanee ts,one - that has
been handled over and •over. again,' .. ,and 'the
herrors of. intemperance pictured 1, to loci in
the most heartrending, vet truthfoll rtspeet;
in the most degrading ilarms yet poptilar i ln
society - from the highest, rank, down to the
ntost, degradin4osttion in societY
The sun of peranee is raising
t s
, from her
downy lAA, an',i wellope to see her to the:ie.
nith NEVER to set again, forever at the ninn
mtr pinnacle of the temple of virtue. I
,I It appears, frown. the 'Mayor's report of Ithe
city of New 'York, that, during the year 1853
there were nine . thousand, one hutulreil' and
twelve prisoners pia'red in the lock up atltlie
'favor's office. Of (that number three thous
ara eight hundred and "eigh , teen.‘frere ching
ed with being drunk, that is hmstly,drunit,so
drunk.tbat they were sOarcelyable to. mive ;'
and four. thousand and thirty four. were chitrg
ed with crimes induced by . a fondness I
of n-!'
bioxicating drinks. There is kilo a city *sr-,
shall's police, Which are epitilly as activitin•
the Attayoes, and it'
that...twenty tbonsand individuals are annual- 4
ly arrestO: for .Initikeness in that ' city , ?and '
suburbs. , . ''' 1 ' . -1 - .1 r
This furnishes employment to a policw.
Which cbsts - the tax' payer- two himilredtand I
tiventy thousand dbllars, besides the Stat4hai3;
4c:eased 'three thougand places of eorrup,tibn,',
Where,ruict, disease; and death, ii 'dealt '• out I
I -
the glass.:' What a tea - gill array (104 the
truth present before us 1 ..'- nio three Omni ,
and men, who pay, five, ten, or twenty' and„
perhaps fifty.doljars into the Stai6, t'reasurb
must, Julie . the, privilego of. making 4a9n,1
snme. severediunkards tole taken care of bye
the police - and Charitable intititutietts, I. . 1
England expends the efiOnnoni 'SUM 0(011(1;
Hundred 'lt nil \ lifty tai I lions of dollars annually,!
fbr the supprcsnon 'of Vice;etitne,land care of
Ouperimit ', 11ut what' are these United States:
I' '.
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iexPending for, this sate purpose l i Wha,t l i is .
ithiS inunediate . vieinit ,
.doing ? ' •' - 1 V .
t ..
p i ..
v ' These!enornionS - sit lie i '"which : are. , id Stn -
'vari'ous Modes;•are th I)'tices ..Wlti..ll yare .1..i
-il:pended for the.disigusiiing use of ititpxmating
i drinks ; besides the 're el abuse ln,,
tlic . ted upon the head ofithe • drtlilards Wire,
i- - -
iand children, ~ .
.. .1 . / . •
• The liquor that is l Bing
_pourred down .the
tinfoats of those twetit:th - dp ) end-rnen in New ,
Yerk City would kee 'Ai 1 otion a_ decent
sized•pili, that, wbul , 'uiOuffictiare all 'the
neCessary clothing to. be:put upon'theitback;
and whiC ' expended ; Would su
h i
. ply abundent=matetia„toil' said ~ uianufa re f
While-the Pauperism/ 'which , i .. s no, • SP very:
popular, would be r r yitirelir ,abated, and ninety.;
nine out of one ,Inindred *mild be redeemed
tocitizensof gosid standing , while some would
become; our..west pietninent -men in' society.'
Some maYAltink that this is an exagerated
caldulation'Kitt this :Milt 'would not be qb
.. - • _,
li4ed. te,ruil All the time !.9 inanUfacture said
cLiAlt . ,'Ani at the,' rate. of lone Apart . per day
to: the Ilan (allowing !mite water and sugar
.fer - swtfttning)lllefe• Would be T.,S hOgsheads.
LiqsO`r has a tendency •to make the
more liyely Ithan
. water ; : , ,Why should it, when
put to ; water wheel; net make'that , ` pl ay
#cote liYely . ; as • in . nll',robability it.' Might .
rlOse.itslentre of gravity • and according to
Franklin. atid'Newton; Would reyols'e the fas
ter./, • ',. L
1” ft , -
• ,
It is Dot necessary for 'me to logtlien this,
Meeting - with an argument to, show that, a
ProhibitorY l ' I lw is needed, for we see ititip.:
• "
on ourjight;aml lefe i frOin day to. ; day, and
We know what, comfort it would bring to ;the
:now many desollte friends, as well as/iihe
'burning curse which; it is now • distributing
over our beloved country l from the north to
the extreme So i - 1 .
, . The caui-elof temperance may be stigma
tired r and opposed, it calls for- action oflin
manity still., . -• .
While v i rtue p il 'mi l is Seeking' for a more
favorable o portunity to avenge her :wrongs ,
let hope exalt and l4tter i herself, that Vice,
and 'aline niay sink into a state of lethagy,.
foi a victorious triumph of virtue. .
12; o,for the time When i temperance
till 111
OlotheiherSelf in the luibiliments of humanity ;
Shall huckle On the armor of justice, and With
the sWord - if'FAITIT and Shield of cumin,
. ,
shall 4p .with the boldness of a lion into . our
' earthly hells, and route the - enemy from' one
i:iii of thel Union to; the other, while virtue
and - hope With their'reseries shall rputand
drive him from our land.- _ . '
'Let usbe up and Stiring,that wo may nokbe
in•the way of others who '• may wish to how
their contempt, of this deadly,j and
Uphold and support such ;institutions as. are
calculated to extend amoral influence ; to
Promote the cause of temperance, and .We
who are Organized together against inteMper
anee and immornls-' let us show , to the stir;
rquuding inhabit:l4s that are pr(justiCed
'against our: secret, oi;•ganittion that we are a
a niodel, 1 net only 'for the intemperate! . but
,fqr them also ; as o ten is the ease tlng those
'who.are expre-sing their private: opinion; and
sdntimenta publicly; against our noble insti
tition, are the ''very ;ones - With whom ourlaws
&Duffle; but by_ our laws -conflicting' with
:their temPoral interests, they have nO mason
to crrone under a yoke which will 'eventually
welont a\ perpetual unity and harmony,
where noW'envy and hatred 'exists. , •
We now see in our cities the poor class of
people hid indulge, in \ intoxicing drinks;
let their children go half, clad in the coldest
of winter and as I have Often seen . them Wa
ding along' the street, psi-a:pet, in the Isnow
and water upon the sides walks, without boot
or shoe to protect thein from: the: cold l , - , and
thus theylareidepried Of the privilege p at;
. i'
tending school or sancttiary, and obligc: • to
beg from door to door, in'order- to sta the
cravings of their physical appetite. Wehere
in the country do not see one tenth part of
the deadly; influence, that-is invading onr cit
ies, but tie simply get an afore taste. of what
Lis in time•to bring!our country_down to deg
radation and ruin, iif net speedily , checked
by otir Moral part of cornmunity.
. We have see - a that'old man tottering as it
were'iipon the very ver g e of eternity; and
now he steps but 'one stp, and is launched
Into the Clark valley of the shadow-:ot death,
. wheat*. nci, traveller returns. • t' • . . .
IVe also see ' that gay' anal thoughtless
youngu maii;raiie thejoi•ial bowl to his foul
mouth and profane.lips, and 4claini-
,in the
limp* of the bold revelerrof the Banipor's
night., 'onedrink to life t 'and '•we do: not fear
to die, we, scorn the 'caper death. But hiLshl
there is a , hurried sound as Of. spirits in pass:
ing by i IA struck 'and a phantom form itood
there; that form was de'ath. 1 ' ` . 1 ' j .
But stop; is there nis 'remedy for these: ne
clus&r, e ot s w hi c h :are spreading Over.our•
lands?, ': . , i - i •
We exclaim Teal. a Prohibitory Law; and
if our
_:Legislators will no t , make o ne , let the
voiceof the people cry against them in .a
nnaninions vote front the State. . •
Let those,who think! that .we cannot en-,
force A PrehibitorY Law iook to".ltfaine, who
has had it. for two years and one half, and the
citizens of Portland have just, elected new
offic4rs, and ones Who will be likely 'to: en.
force it kr- the present. yea; certain. And
are we to' tie outdone loy the_ doivn-eastere I
We Pennsylvania • n ? , - -
- : Let us dontribute,oursupport , to 'tue pro
pc*ed Carson leagui) and to any lawful means
that imay be devised to drive intemperance
froui‘our Union.-
~ _
Union (lid I. say ? How often is this word
used` totally regardless of its, meaning I . Can i
our States be called ri' Union while, we ate
disbanded, in this great .and. glotkuis cause,
(net i saying a "ything about other. causes) I
Are ' rte in heart while we , are ills
,ha in - orii.efforts 3' Young woman think
of the influence that yen may and do exert,
and lit it), working: for good or evil 'I , Yonr
inflttenee rill* with yoitr existence, and. can
you :save one man train a drunkards doom or
from''the; ioad road to ruin ?,,, . - , ,
Can you rescue 'one; young: 'man'frern , the
many draM shops that infest our' country ei
stay!, this Mighty enemyp ror a „moment :upon
your l iight or left,and faive "i' fellow, porthl
fiT'ina degradation'and rant' ". .' - • • •i •
. : '-Let Me patient lonitit suppoitsneli-,
Mims, as are caleulated to.-premote o,litok.d.
'lnotAif 0'44 coni4ty' And , Amor. the_;Nung:ht•
infigpmr,9 that, you are.ondoWed With, 'fir the
suppreizien of all'such evils , tia'licittorLtrartO,
'antigun). drip '11,g 7 • \ -.- , • -• 1
4 Young men, Supportsuch men in impor
tant ifittrons its rtrii known toy be Men tif-prin 7
ciple, unit talent., and wlio:will; carry Out Abe
Lyrineit,l'es witicli yott - twofiza. 1 _.l, , 1 -
olul 11, )jitinier.
' If the drunkard has not the judweine t. cc ,
Provide Tor himself, ~ to .resiti,the to 'dig: -
wine cup,' - to avoid the Company °ripe' nsot - -
vcious habits, to care for his atfeettonate aid '
care worn wife and family, is - it:mit Oir4utY, r
as christitin principled' and humane :being - re: .
and as a, moral - insfittition to exercise our:
judgement for htn; and take infflsiire4 toe --,'
tablish. such iasfs.o3 will, be Mr tlbietn‘rat -;
intellectual and plipsical good; their tempor ,
al as'Well - as spirittial happiness?
Our chrisiian cOmmunity Cannot.' hesitatii
Tor one moment to: adopt such ,inleasuree as
are Eugge6ted by the col:anion principlr...,of -
humataty, and a chlistian - s - Pirit- ,
Let us .as; brothers and-sister andiistyieuv- -, .
hers - of this noble 'order ever\ bear in ,ntind
our motto; " Emir, Hol!er.,Awri CrfAturr," with
union and barniciay. of effort and purric.#", - ;
that - we may
,do hpnor to tiffs • tica)orable - in:.
stitution, and •ilioW to the World stitheutthat:
all is liartnou within, - 'and there
,bi- again
tbe good will and support , of many Othina'
.of ()Ur respectable citizens. As •oiir somber*
increase so let our efforts; :?that the 'country:
around may tremble, and one influence be
felt and reverberated ov.e r [these t il ls, and:
through our vallie.'q, nutillatempe nee shall,.
hideitself as a'candle niider a lab- iik,..
We a* not associated together to stigma. ,
tile - or repress; any good :utorals;. ut to et
tend a pulping hand to those wha but claim
' our assistance, and promote the rise of tern-'
I pertinec as.n..most prominent virtu '
Proceed then; felloW brothers.;
with the - work for.,Schich. We are
together, andeadd stOnelot stone,
monument of temperance, and sir
' Shall exclaim, "she -.has .gained s
. . .
triumph, and assendedlrcini.a fon
er to be broten E bitt,:rt&Atarsd
.immoiable and i`
LIOw a Fellow Brought 11
. turns. •
. . ~
In a county hard by, an election,' was klia :
for the office of High Sheriff. Three popular ,
candidates were in the field, and their chum.,
es of success were about equal..', Never li. is.
said, did the yeomanry. of,that COunty enter
more hotly into. a politienl contest than OD
this Occasion. Thousands upon thouiands
had been staked on the result, , and this eir l ...-
ctimstanee; perhaps, lent much tc; the_ enthts.
siasm manifested by the people. 1: -, . •
,ti,„ -
On the rooming of thEi clectibn, Mate
provided with fleet horses, were dispatchod s to
all the different polls in the county, who were
to bring in-the returns to the county,seat—a• '
'hotel in which being the headquarters of the 1
three parties. -- ; • ' I ' ;.. - I
We *ill pais by the Many exciting and.
ainusing - cagreilces of the- Any ; itivi recur to
the closing scene of.the night, ,4
~ , „ . ...
The returns were all 'in with, t 4 e.,
es ceptiort
of one township, and the 'contcr;tou.s far was
SO Cite that the disparity . lietWeen the high. -
est and lowest candidates was .- thart-'teis ..:,
votes. The fate of the three can idateshtingl
upon the result of that ofie poll. taCh cal-,
didate had claimed a haidsomell4o74Y II! 1 -
the remaining townshipHlyat aseach ins de-
"ceived by the votes of the balanie,.tho `result
in this Wit's a matter of extreme IdoubL . l . The
three competitors became exceedingli*tir
ed ; the fnends of each Were thrown into - ri
. state of painful anxiety, and tile sporting gen
tlemen felt as : ;hotel they had ' 1111 )r-k, ,-4 ' in
a hazardous enterprise. : L, , „ ,__
In the stillness of the iiight,,the clattering
of a horses feet was faintly heard itr-the, din
' tance. The shout of" he's coming,"gave gen.
eral notice of the fact. ] As the messenger
neared therrthis noble - ;,*nisli flying .as it
were, ender whip and spnr....;-they fell back
on either side,-and opened a passage to re
ceive him. In he dashed regardless.of lumlon . -
life, and hauled up suddenly is.. er The di*
light .or a lamp, with-watch in i i nd he - ex-
claimed—" Five hundrejl dollars .that, better
time wai Bever. made Tin.mires rin only
twenty miuntesS end by a threyeapla Colt
. A deatt-like stillness pervaded,t-1.41.001id t \
as the runner, continued to exPatiste tiPS*4l4
speed and vialities Of WS colt-'-a
..m4tei ii_
which none last limselflseemed to f001..110
i . ;- l e
interest just at. that tirae—th.. rets • ..being
the only thing which could interest *e, crowd
at this isncture. , 1 ':t ~.1`;
"271 e returns/1 interrupted a ici iti tier
crowd. ' :I' 11 - ',-
" .Thirty-eioltt majority,'" entree run.
".FOr, whO 1 4 ' demanded the sante v ice iis
the crowd. - . . ._ I
' "Gentlemen, all; know abOut,il: . M that
some feller got Viirti-eighi major s ; hut'
who the d—l it ,was, I eni f t tl telll-ye c -- , bait
one thing Ido- knoW, and% ii, - t yen
ing., bet your life on this bossy - ,
We have stncefreqiently heaidLet'Ain mat t
who is now universillyknown and Called; in
this neighborhond,hy the cognomen 'l'" the
fellow that brought ; in; theretUrnS.” ' O. S.'
ben-twat. .. . --1 , . -.I: ~" '
The _Calm oi'llbmt ,, Itho -- -
' Clasp thelanda'nieekly overihe'stil _bienitt
—they've no More - work to- ao.: 'cl , the
weary eyes-they: have rib More tears tO died; ,,
part the &nip locks—there is 4o ,Mois - pain
to the heart. . Closed is the ear alike tOlove!”
kind voice, and calunntfs,stinging whispers.
- Oh, if in that still heart - you have ritliless.
ly' planted a thorn, if twit lhat f Pleattng eye
Yolk liOve turned': eliileist.l'_:' ovi:OY l- r VIT .
loving glance, and
_kind!V ; word, losPn4 '
hand havelecinto - Oli - teolate—ten God ford
give youl ,Ne,' froWn gathers on the 'nutible..
brew ns yon'gazo—no scorn cnria o . elds•
elled lip--41 - 6 flushof wounded fetditig mounts
„ I I
the blue Veined teritples", ' '.
: ''' ' n'
God 'forgive yon I - for ' '
pis t- i, t
appalled fronkneath's cold ,
-- our fad<
tering tongue ask -"Can this beldeith . ". yohr
fading eye linger lovi ngly on ate ininnyearth f
your clammy liana' y ield its Mat- feels tint ,
i t
ter. , . . „ - . - ` -" . '
Oh, rapacious grave '4 . yet a oth* victim
- foi . thy voiceiesS be4mg! Yhat-1 iiitt ' a
word of weleonie from all thyhOtellintilleepsi
em?—no Warm greetiti , from a *teios lips f
—no throb of pleasure Frorn ; the tuateitallo..
sorn? Silent alll ::.. 11 , - '-
Oh, if those `broken Thais - were never gath
ered up.,.'lf beyond' 'Shuttles swelling Hood
tr.. 4.
there illyirio'i3tettal twin l-= I for,Ttheitrug.
eitig bark there was.;, O ' sort. 7. peace! 'l4
athwart that , lowering , ocd a ' !quo bright
Bohn of pro yetis , '
- -,: :- k _- - -
,': - ' Alnal-foi•Love, f i tbe I, : -- -r :
And nought bele
~ h, I Fe r n.
.. _ -. . ~/ ; ' . : , wow:
• , ,
►'. it is astlinishin(
Vale Wore % AvatJt-Inktv
nd siden3f
upiin this
ne, until it:
flation.nev 4
1 - with _tie
"the Re.
'041415 etim
hos so