The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, August 04, 1859, Image 1

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New St yles--Prices trout 840'to $125.
cnAncr or 85 ron REMMERS.
495 Broadway - New York.
Tbeie niachin'es• sew from two spools, as Tour
chased from the store, roviring•no rewinding o
thread; they Item, Fell, Gather, and Stitch in
a superior style, finishing each seam by their own
operation, without recourse to the handneedle, a's
is required by other nischinek. They will do bet
ter and cheaper sewing than a seamstress can,
even if she works fir one cent an hour, and are;
unquestionubly„the best Machines, in the market
for family Bening, on account orthrksimpnci ty
damility, eases cf management, and adaptation,
to all varieties •of fitniily sewing—executing
either-heavy or fine w(iik with equal facility,
withoift special adjustment.,
As evidence of the unquestioned superiority
of their Machines, the Groves & BAKER SEW.
ISO MACHINE Comrast begleave to respectfully
refer to the following
" Having .had one (if Grover S Baker's Ttln
rhines in me flintily for nearly a year and ,a half,
I take pleasure in cornmendinit as every way
reliabie for the-purpose for which it is-designed
Sewing."—Mrs. J oshua Leavitt, wife
(4 . Rev. Dr. Leavitt, Editor of N. Y.: Indepen
"I confess mesnlf delighted with your Sewing
Machine, which has been in my family for many.
months It has always been ready for duty,
requiring no adjustment, and is easily adllpted
to every variety of family Fewin,q, 1;y simply
'changing the spools of thr - ead."—Mrs. klizabeth
Strickland, wife -of Rev. Dr. Stricklatid, Editor
of N. Y. Christian Advocate_
"After trying several good machines, l !Imrer
ypnrs, on account of its simplicity. and the per
fect ease with which it is manneed, as well as
the strength and durability of the' seam. After
ling experience, r feid competent to ,speakin
this manner, and to confidently retommenditfor
efery"variety of family sewing."—Mrs_ E.B.
Spooner, wife of the Editor of Brooklyn Star.
.1 - have used Grover & Italzer" Sewing )fa
chine for two-years, and hive found it ad,pted
to all - kinds of flintily sewing, from Camb?ic to
Broadcloth. Garment; have been worn out with
out the giving war of astilth. - The Machine is
"easily kept in order, and easily used.'.—Sfre. A.
_B. Whipple, wife-of Ito-. Geo, Whipple, New
York. _ I
"Your Sewn Machine has been io use in my
- family the trast s two years. and theladies request
me to give you their testimonials to its—mrfert
edaptedness, as well aS hilior saving qualities in
the perforrnlneu'of family and household sew
h3g."--Bobert Boorman, Neuf York
"For several months we havensed Grover AL
fakers ,Sewing machine, and have come - to the
conclusion that every lady who desires her sew
ing beautifully and ouickfr / sdone. would be mast
fortunate in possessing one of these reliable and
indefi'timable • iron needle-wOmen,' whose com
bined qualities of- beauty,strrngoli and rimplici
rk, are invaluable."—J. W. Morris, daughte
Gen. Geo: P. Morris', Editor of the Home*Jour.
[Extract of a letter from Thos. R. Leavitt,
Esq., an American gentletuin, now resMent in
Sydney, New South Wales, dated January 12th,
• 1.558.:]
i'Thad a tent 'made,in 3lelbonrn,inlBs3,in
which there were' , °yet ,thrklimusaad%gards of
sewing done with (Me of Grover & Baker's Ma
chines, and a. single seam of that has ontstnud
all the.doo4ie slams sewed by sailori with . a
needleZnd twine." • -
"If Homer could be called up from his murky
• hades, he Would sing the advent of Grover &
Baker as a more benignant miracle of art than
IVaR ecerl'ulcan'asuuthv. He would denounce
midnight akin-making as 'the - direful spring of
woes untanaliered.'"—Prof. North.
"I take pleasure in saying, that the Grocer
Baker Sewing Machines have more than sus.
tainnd my expectation. After trying and return
ing dthers, I hare thrt•e of them in operation in
mr different places. and, after. four years' trial,
ha've no fault to find."—J. IL Hammond, Senator
of South Carotins.
- " - My wife has had one of Grover & Baker's Fam.
ilySewing Machines for some time,andj am satis
fied it is one of the best labor-saving machines
that has: been invented. I take much pleasure
in recommending it to the public."—J. G. Har
ris, Govvnor of 'renuesse.
It a beautiful thing, and puts everybody
into an excitement of good humor. Were 1 a
Catholiej should insist upon Saints Grover and
Baker having an holiday in commemora,
don . of their good deeds forhimanity.”--Cassins
- 31. Clay. --. ' . ,
" I think it by far the best patent in use. This
Machine can be adaptedliom the finest .cambrie
to the heaviest eassicaere.. It sews stronger,
faster, audoaore beauti rut ly than ar v one -cart
imsgine. if mine could.not be replaced, money
could It."—Mrs. Brown, Nashville.
Tenn. .
"ft is speedy, very neat, and 'durable. ;in its
work: is easily understood and .kept in -repair.
_I earnestly reeOmtnend,this Machine to all my
gnsiutances and. o thers.7—Mrs. -3i. A. Forrest;
:Memphis, Tenn. •
W e find this Machine to work:to Our sais
fac-tion, and with pleasure recommend it to 'the
"publi s z,.is we believe the GroVer &Taker to be
the best Sewing, Machine in use.'"-Deary Brpth
ers, Alliionia, Tenn. ' ,
"If used eiciueiveiy for faintly Fiurposes,
ordinary care, I will, wager they- will last•one
'three *dere years and ten,' and neve,- get- out
of fix." John Erskine, Nashville, - Tenn.
"I hate had your Machine for several, weeks,
and am perfectly haOsfied that the work it does
is the best and ,most beautiful- .that ever was
"I use my nachine.upon coats_ dressmaking ;
and fine linen stitching. and the work ,is admi
rable—tar better than the best' hand-sowing, or
any other machine I have ever siiiitr."4-Lifey B.
Thompson, Nashville. Tenn.
- •
"I find the work the skroogest and moat beau
tiful 1 have 'ever seen. made -either by :band'-or
„ taz.c.hine, and regard_ the GreVtir - &-Baker Ma
chine as one of the greatest bressingti -to: our
scs."--Mrs. Taylor, Ninthville,Teun... -
“ivE JOIN ouismoips.TO NO PARTY - VIM/ DOES NOT caitav, TUE =Act ANT V,1133117 STL I P TO TEM MUSIC OF TEE tiztiort.l
" WAIT a moniefifi grandma, d just want to
rtin.sout and say good=bye to Daisy;" and the
sweet face,,set in a frame work of bridal flow
ers, looked a moment through the open door,
and then, vanished; before the lady, in her
Quaker satin and white muslin cap, could
reply . • .
" What; isn't Elsie here f' The questioner`
was a young fine looking m a n ; and there was .
somahingyeCuliarly ittrantini in the :staining
of his datk expressive, eyes, as"they swept the
room 'kith a'single glance, and . then lighted
on the old lady. •
"She has just run out to bid Daisey good;
bye. You know it‘Wriuldn't do to-go MI with
out seeing her old. nurse,, any how: . Every
thing's• packed isn't it I"
"Yes, and the carriage is waiting;" and se
the young man spoke, a tide of gleeful laugh
ter rolled up to their ears froin the company
below stairs. The old lady did not mind it.
She came close to the newly triode husband
and laid her hand on his shoulder. "Alden,"
she said very earnestly, "now the hour has
code for our carting. I can think of many
things I want to:say to you, and I • ought to
have done this before. But it is too late
now. Oh, Alden, you will be very tender to
my darling, won't you I You will never forgot
how sbe has beeh watched and cared for, (it
may be too much,) and how she has kJever
known a brush word in the house from whence
you are'taking her?"
The old lady's voice was pleading, almost
to sadness, and her eyes were full of tears; but
dimmed as they were, she saw the look of
beautiful tenderness that .flashed into the
young maes: : exPressive features.
" tro not fear to treat me, Mrs. WilEams,"
he said solemnly taking both her hands in
his. "Her happiness shall be the dne great
aim of my life. The love that has watched
over, the tenderness - that has 'guarded her
girlhodd from the very shadoi of evil, Alan
be increased a hundred fold in the home to
which I take her," 'and had you heard those
eloquent tones, and seen the look which ac
companied them, you would have predicted
a joyous wedded life (or Elsie Raymond:
"I do believe you Alden, my boy," an•
swered the old •lady, fervently. " But some.•
times you may find Elsie a little impatient,
or selfwilled., 1 don't like to say it, for bee
heart is always in the , right place, Ziinly . you
know bow. quick and impul-ive - she is, and
she don't bear,. contradiction, for I suppose
sh a spoiled child." •
- Who's a eNiled Thild r asked a voice
so sweet that it, would have thrilled your
heart like a sudden Outbreak of harp music,
and the graceful figure of the girl bride
sprang into the robin.'
Hubeos -ought to have been there at that
moment. - With her blue sparkling eyes, the
half blush gathered into - her softcheek 'and the
arch smite breaking over her lips, )1s morning
snry-bitie brenks Into the heart of mountain
roses, she Was just the vision of outiatd, joy
'ocpeartli• loveliness 'that his soul would have
delighted 'in. Her white bat with its topp
ings of lace and ribbons, and her rich travel
ing dress, hat:Lionized with the rare, Litglidt
creaminessof her complexion, and altogether
- she looked to-the loving eyes that now rested
on her, so bright, and‘sparkling and happy,
that they forgot everything but her beauty.
"Grandma's been saying bad things about
me," said the bride, with a pretty pout, that
any voung husband would .have thought
worth a dozen kiss. "Now, Alden, don't you
et her frighten you one bit, for ram going
t' be just the ,most loving, obedient little
wife in tbe world, .and never do a thing Yen
sir, I mitset, as long as I live."
" I shan't say. musnt tery often darling,"
answered the young husband, stroking the
curls that fell out,of the little "But
t come, El4e, we shan't be in tiara for the cars.
Say good-bye to you !grandmother, quick." -
"1 sill be a • gQod girl, indeed I *ill,"
the trembling lips, as , they drew
up to the grandmother's; and the smiling
face was dim with leak.
"God bless yon, Elsie, my chili'!"
And_ her husband hurried away,
Elsie Raymond':; future must tell the story
of the.past. Both her paten's lay under-the
Spring grass before she had learned to know
them, 'an(' so she went to her ,grandmother's
heart and home. There only sunshine lay
over her life. The tender, indulgent grand
mother forgot there must come an bour.wben
the clouds - would rise,- and the 'great life
storms descend upon the &river Chit grewrup
in such beauty atler,lteartbstong.
Elsie tad-one of those fine rich; impulsive
natures, . that' especially require judicious
training.. This she had never received from
her grandmother, and the under current- of
self will and pride in hes nature had - gained
depth and _ force; which in her early girlhood
only revealed themselves in her impatience of
mild reproof, or oontradiction.
But usually she was so loeing,•gentle; eo
uanspareht--and, as I said, her future must
tell her past.
Two years had gone swiftly, happily .
.Mr. and Mrs:Raymond sat at Their breakfast
that morning. • 'The room with its appliances
of taste•and , - lu:kury,, Was one of those rare
home gems, i.hnt only an' artist can appre
ciate, .
,But the little wite.lietiind the , r,ilver coffee
urn, in her fawn co!cired townins gown, with ]
its tassels of bine silk , ,was, _after all„, the
crowning beauty of „the sweet Lowe nceoett. I
"Alden," *aid Mrs. RaEnaond, as sbe pai
sed his _Second
,cup of coffee," won't you just
put dowit tbat paper , aid. listen to we-a wo
:neut. Yo? know ltir party you prontioed
me alinoit a year ago. Well,l'vednehled to
have it next week.. 1& *just the season for
it now, end we'll make& grind effort to have
it pass Off - • :%
If Mrs. Itryincm4 bad at that moment look
ed narrowly aitaber busbaad'a face, abek.,-would
tamaneen it 'grow pale at the mention ofalie
SClrri Erti:e4nalrcopmence4moving
realty on his ajar:-
• iaterfuitird - the 'Tithe
word alai est
the iarty,Kr hieeit;art
lag #. I tot), ibe Uninptrelbs,..a4fhi IV:O
-mens about ft, rriortr,than two, wieka•ige, ao -
I should die aids abame tri,p?sipone
~;Xottsboulde:Chiiie itiesittonesljt to-liben 2 ,
tones were cold and !severe Jot the first thee,
but his wife would live forgiven - them, bad
, .
OM .
guessed the anguis h that lay at his heart.
44 It wits.. her Face flushed with' rinser.
• • IteallY, l . l iire bantiwit.ed; 'f ;was -ticot r .optil
this' norning,'aitaite I eras reeponsible to you
fdy tlieitibiects liirlikltt; 'Annie ter select for
conversation - vritir'ni . ffrierhis. -, Once for all,
what is the *road yeti' Tahoe me thin party?.
i'l do'noi; refairrit,'Eltsie,' I only as you to
delay it.' • ; _
: • :'And` I- ranit,"intY I Will - have it next week,
or neyer. , [cannot see Why you wish me to past
pone it, unless it- be- became° 'yoir know the
-delay will . greatly annoy me_:
~ The young • man's - . pale face finished:with the
pain her worda had -occasioned him. 'Elsie,'
and hie ' , erica Wei quieter, and. sterner.than
before "voirearritot.more me ly. these accusa
tions because you know es ell as I do, them
-is'no no . in; them. filmy some heavy pay
-nierits to meet,tbis. week; d that alone was
the reason" of reqUeSt'!ng.y to defer the east!
ter: All I have _toluty is, ou will be quite
res: likelyioaccomplish yo wishes by present
iris;. them-in a less dictatorial atiller.
,), It Was unfortunate fur Mr. Makyrnood Oat
he added mills explanation that . last remark,
for now that htiassigned a motive for the de.
Iriy, Ids wife's heart softened toward hint ; but
that last speeOh hardened it again.
i .1 do not beliete a word of what you are
• !
saying, Alden Raymond,' she answered, push
ingback her chair, and bursting into a flood
of passionate tears - If the'rnoney had made
any dttlerente, you'd have told me before this
late day, and it's only because you want to
Mortify the before the world, that you are so
stingy this morning. I wish I inie back again
it; my old home, with grandma, and deer old
Itsisv; who would never have, spoken to me
the harsh cruere-ords that yofijnat now have.
I!vvish I was hack there again and that I had
never left itifor, and that I never had seen you,
Alden Raymond.' .. --
• - . .
And springing, from Per seat, the angry
wiontan burst out of the, room, and her hus
band made uo etfurt to detain her. lie only
Waned Lis heard
his. hand mt_ groaned
deeply. It was the last drop iu his cup of
An hour later and the young merchant was.
Walking-up and flown his couming room with
restless step, and haggard face.
There Lad come a sudden revolt'ition in the
Mercantile word, and hi, house was one of
tie first in fehlit. 'There is no chance to
suil.clear of this, that I see,' murmured the
young man, as he. struck his forehead. 'A
kir weeks and we Must all sink. I shall be
a ruined wan, and -Elsie—, his fano - worked
fearfully a moment,. and then he resumed,—
`there. is no way to raise the money, unless—'
be stared cautiously about-him, as though he
fea s ted 'the'terrible secret which lay behind
that unleis,'• might have- revealed itself,•tho'
it had-never crossed his lips; and for the first
trrie in his life, -his-facts-wore look of cow.
Otrice and guilt.
'Yes., I could get it FCP: Ito said, leaning his
head on his hands, 'and if our affairs should
happen to take a favereble turn, I could re
pay the note hefor,i anybody was the-wiser,; if I
not; and his Voice grew_lioarse, 'titer and a
pistol shot would settle it all. •
'Elsie's little property all swallowed up, too.
God knows I meant to secure it to.her, but
there •was no help fur it, and if she knew it
she'd hate me worse than ever, and may be I
can win back one of tile old loresmiles - to her
sweet lips if—_.'„ie did not ffieish the sentence.
'Elsie, you can give out the invitations , fur
your leafy neat week. - There is the money ,
which will defray the expenses,' and Mr. Ray
mond placed a 'note fora thousand dollars in'
the - lap of his young wife. •
• It has dinner time, and Elsie hid had all
the morning to i-,-flect on her conduct at break-'1
fast, and bitterly had the young wife repro
ved herself for the unkind words she bad spo
ken. Bother will was tinsubdued still, and
When the foot-tops Of her husband rang thru'
the hall, the odd pride came Witte to her heart,
rind, the morning her rosy lip, and she
drought to herself, 'Alden shall speak first.' dtd:s and thet,generous deed of his
overcame-at . onc'e,. all the piide . and self-will
of the really loving wife. •
She sprang up quickly, and -wound her
white arms around her husband's neck, while
tears of reusorse.and, tenderness-swept dtiwn
her face.'Oh, 1 - Alden ' -
she said, 'forgive me,
forgive me for the crueLwords I said this mor
ning. I have been so sorry fur them. Ido
Note you Letter than all the world beside,and
I would not l e ave you for's thous'and grand
mothers. Say-just °nee to me 'Elsie I fur - kite
yod,r and I shall be so happyY
dreW tier bile& bead to his bosom, and
rained dOwn kisses no her sweet'brow, as, he
said,'Efsie, once and torevei I forgive you,but
.I have :beet:l:very - weak, and I have suffered
much this Moi.elog: 411, me lay 'lnfhead in
your isp:d s ee ifr s half dot feel better, *
, „ •
warm you talk to me.'
itad,Elsie sat there a lorig time, iunuing ,
her little dimpled- fingers through the thick
brown curia of her husband, and laying her
cool lips every few momerita to his fevered
forebwad: I:batting to" hirp ielier sweet hum
ming bird style, of bet party, Sod what a de
lightful affair, it would be ;, dreaming little of
tbedarlmess, and. bin, and , shame, that °was
drawing closet and , eloser to their threshold!
It was.late thetnorning after the party, It
had tieett 'as the youtig wife had predicted,
"a btilliita.affair."-
And now as she walked through the ele
gant c9utusiTi or het parlors, and thought
what - gla nces of , githnirettaa had %Wive& her
during the evening, and 'how . piond Alden
'would- bk when. sbo.recounted . to hint the coin
te hictil hegnists •bsChestowed up
on-their "-beautiful hosterkr and how she had
inadvertently. beard Mayor 'llandin, mho' was
jvqinottitied the lutist emetic jUdge in the city,
':all 'her *lhe'-rare,hlossiiiit of the feet ivalP
13ut the4.pleasant dreamt ugs .. , etperieneed a
'rude' interruptioni , - -
`Tsros - rod_girlooliing•men- (intend• the parlor,
•anii ,hmisireci irldr`; Itsymond wait in.•
-- " answered his wifeosurprised anitstar
tted.'-'4lte 4int-tothe'it6re thii-tnorniug."
• OrierTic %ere retdiri'd with aisignifieant. tool
arou44o,,mircigla n tlkalt,hn was , not there, they
4-44-j9gt C . 9t09 teSR VY ,61( 1!• •- •
,"Dave not;ven sinhermiii
rijil24der : and after enriferr
?*nY..4e.t.6.,,iMP.Q.TC.tii4 1 " 'd eft the
X 0 41 3. ,
`lbelady, ikik4fgriro - tipOrOt:a444 ,
ler:orb - 6i fiert.wiiti Lei bailaW. TEley were pb
lickesnag, she ,could - f9p4 bvself
fit t, and a vague, terrible
1-, °it -
taw aicnnent4 ater and - AeT, ato6d
'before: her, pate; Laggard.
• - •
MONTITOSE, ,MM!./ST 41,1859:
"Elsie," he askedlinTriedlY,'"lMs there been
tar; p_oli,•co here After me?"
"Yei,tiri s d I told them yeawere at the Aore."
"Oh, Alden"—she could not finisb the sew
trinte,ftfr he' rushed froth b i er, out into the
hall, and' op itaiva likeit madman.
Elsio's heart - a led within' her, and it was
oul3t by graspidg the cAsltions of the sofa, she
prevented herself fretnfinking to the fl ee t.
She feared—she knevenot what, but the next
moment the.,oman'i Wild of Elsiinaymond
awoke within be v. Alden, her husband, was
suffering, it might be he was in - disgrace and
shame, and who should stand by him, arid
where should he find comfort and strength,
but in-ber I
. ,
She sprang np, and though her limbs shook
like, reeds beneath betiand her face would
not be whiter when if lay under - 3be coffin
plaits, she went straight out into the hall and
up the long - stairs' to lAllootn.
The door Was not Ineked, and she opened
it without knocking,. AV. hat a scene for the
blue eyes of Elsie HaliimMil Her husband
stood-in the - center of the room, with a pistol
pointed at his heikt. 'One minute more, and
she had bein too late. - •
-.-- - •
With-one loud shriek she rushed to his
side, with one blow of her small, white hand,
she . struck the heart pistol to the fluor, and
with a sii!d 61id cry springing from her pale
lips, "saved, Alden," he wound her arms a
bout him.'
The-desperate man put her away. "Saved,"
lie cried, hoarsely, "saved to - -ruin, degrade
Lion, to avorse than de - ath. Leave me, El s i e ,
and la "me do the (feed now!'
. hut. ilia came back-to him, for she would
not be put away. "No, no; she answered,
and her pale faee shone airiest. like an angel's,
with its beautiful wife' tenderness, "did you
thMk Alden, your Elsie would leave you now,
'when 'your aims have sheltered her so long?
Did you think she would not follow you
through - suffering;-ancl - shame,true and loving
to the end l"
"But not to prison, Elsie, not to'prison ?"
4—llia head dropped se he said it.
I •Ves," she answered, drawing closer, and
the light of her soul Was shining, in her eyes, -
"to the pollutes, to Alden!"
And then he took her in his arms, and
while his heart was rennin. , with deepar ago
ny for her than for himself, told her all .'
And Elsie learned for the first Lime,
of the'',
threatened collapse in_her husband's business,
and 6f - the utter, intpessibility , of meeting the
expensesef their late party, without—he
whispered the words—lre-had forged a note
of two thousand dollars!" He hopetrto - pay
it and so elude discovery, but matters grew
worse and he could not raise the money.
"And it was for mem" did it, Alden;
cause I spoke those cruel words 7. Oh, God
help me! I tun to blame, not you!" cried
the heart-broken wife.:
lint before
.her bmband could answer her,
sh - e•sprang from her seat and a great hope
had dawned into her face. 'Alden," she cried,
"it was I that ruined, it is I that 'will save
Sou. lam going to that man whose name
you forged, and I will beg, pray, anything,
till he promises to spare you.' •
"Elsie," and her -husband Shook his head
mournfully, "his heart is a bard one."
"No matter I sill find my- way to it. I.
will not let him go - till he has promised to
-save you. Pray God, Alden, while I am gone
•ray Him without ceasing to-be with me!"
She pressed one long, living kiss upon his
bowed forehead, and left bins.
Mr. Hilburn, the millionaire was slowly pa=
cing up and down his long, narrow office,
with his bands behind him, as was - his ens
lie was a dark stern looking man, with deep
wrinkles set in his forehead and thin face, and
altogether, tt was not one that a little child;
or a heart itarninkfor comfort and sympa
thy would have been drawn toward.
"Strange, strange," muttered the million.
sire to himself, that a young man of such
family, occupying such a position on 'change
and in the hest social circles, should -have
done this thing. What it sensation }twill
create ! - Gave that splendid party last night,
Mr- Hilburn's monologue was Suddenly
interroptedisy the entrance of a lady. She
made her ingress - unannounced, and putting
her long aside, revealed a. face hardly yet
ripened into full womanhood, let very touch
big in it, pale; mournful loveliness. -
"1 ain - Mrs. Raymond," she said eagerly,
"and you know for wb,atl hare come—Oh,
sir ! will you not spare my husband F'
"Madam," said Mr. Hilburn, : partially 're
covering timself,"it is Avery painful duty to
refuse you, but Justice. must have her course.
The offence is so palpable—"
: Elsie had sunk down at. the man's feet,
unable to stand. "Oh, sir," she Cried clasp
ing her hands, while the tears rolled down
her sweet face, 4 •do not say that ! If you ever
had a' mother whu sang you to slumber in
ter arms, or, a sister by whose- sidi3 you knelt
in prayer, or a sire whose head slumbered on
your heart, - by all that yon have ever loved
and cherished., have pity upon me, I pray 'You
= have pity upon my husband, and spare us.
Will from a life that will be. .worrm than
death !" .
"There will come a day and at hour when
you will be glad that you listened to my
prayer, and oh, as you hope fur Matey at the
Judgement 'day, slow it to 'no now . ! "
Antlthe man looked nt ber, as she knelt l i
th;re in her, mournful beauty at his feet, I'with
tier shining curb. I)i,ng about her tearful face
and his heart was touched. •
"I am sorry for you," be said, "but Madam,
your bustmad has been greatly to blame."
"It. was is was-my fault,", _eagerly r in
terrupted Elsie.. "Instigisted him to the act
by my folfy, and extravagance, Do not ac
s him, the shame, as was the sin, be
mine, but: oh ! you will not _Jail us will
you!" •
The stern karted r. ;Morn raised
The young wife gptly, and whispered; "Mrs.
Raymond ' f will prosecute • the thing no far
ther. Your husband is safe."
A half hour later; Elsie burst:into ltie room
where bat ber,liusbaud. "Tiroh,,Up,Alden !"
she cried eiultingly ; haire pitied,. you !
have saved yoli." . . • _ •
~„14vt. this sodden jey, atter l ithese hours of
C 4 iltisite;b}tliaQnttg, wite*.m.RFKiti.,
P4 aiktor the
140-84•91W,PI'YOPil -P ft" th e
glad woe* pia on uni,7,,,11. 04 ,-hir Fenfand
dropp e d
A 1y.F.14; I,.4pess. * "Starlight
April krvenriii;the closi ng 0f,90.3 . 0t those days
that come golden nandererifriiii tlietrop
. .
ms-sed shake hands with the mouth's glopm,
and chill and mist.
. Alden Itayraomtalt in his large early chair;
in the id'easent morn wlierb we met him - at
breakfast, and Elsie sat 011 the chair arm.—
She lOoked vary charm ing and very happy .
too, albeit there was a 'deeper, 'more subdued
beauty in ber . whole face, but you would have
loved it better than the sparkle of the. old
"And so Alden," said the little wife, ran
ping her fingers .through her • husband's hair,
"grandma writes she will be with us , oext
month, as soon as May brings the loved wind
to her bedroom window. ram so glad, and
now your business Las turned out so favorably,
we shall be very happy. I cannot thank God
enough when I think of it r
Aldeit drew his aim around the slender
"Yes, darling the worst is over now," be
answered. - "Our business is on a prosperous
footing again thank God, as you say ! I have
this afternoon paid .Mr. Hilburn all that debt.
We should be very happy, if it were not for
that one terrible memory, Elsie," his head.
dropped on ler shoulder.
The 'wife put down her rosy lips to his ear,
and whi.pered softly. 'Don't think about it,
dear Alden, It was all my (quit, not yours,
you know. and what a lesson alias been to us
both. We will never quarrel again."
And Elsie kept her word ; and when her
grandmother returned borne from the happy
visit, she said to Daisy. with tears in her eyes.
"1 have no fear for Elsie nor.! ; she's the
best wife in the world, and she lies the best
husband too."
So Elsie Itsyrnorid's first quarrel with her
husband was the Inst one.
From the finet day of July, 1840, 'o the
30th ult., .the imports-of the United States
from foreign countries have amounted to $2,
750,401,473, 'and the exports during the same
period to t 2,70439717.1, exhibiting a. bal
ance of trade in favor of the United States ;
during that period, of $5,427,702. The a
mount of imports and exports during the last
decade are more than double of those of the
preceding corresponding period. The amount
of gold exported from the United States du
ring the last decade has amounted to $4OO,
000,000; the amount of breadstuffi and pro
vissions exported during, the same period is
4450,000;000. The discovery of the California
gold mines in 1848,and the repeal of thecl3rit 7
ish corn laws in 1849, have exereisesl**great
effect in enlarging the amount of exports, and
thereby - keeping -the balance of trade in favor
of the United States.
AI-There is some style about the way 'in
which they, get up an elopement in New
Hampshire. A man named Warren, at Goffs
town felt that he had an affinity to the wife
of Wm. Nnte, and finding that Mrs. N. recip- .
rocated it, he had a talk with she hustatiff
about it, in the caurse of which Mr. Nute re
marked sarcastically to Warden,,that if he
-had any better right to his wife than he him
self had, he bad rattier take her. Warren re
plied that he had thought of doing so, and a
few minutes after said t'o Mrs. Nute, ."Come,
make base—we have a long ways to
and they prepared to start. Inkling them
determined to go, Mr. Nute gave him wife
some wholesome' advice, and presented her
I with seventy-fire dents to buy a fan. to :cool
her off, and Warren, with Note's wife, with
no baggage or clothing, except what they
had on, started for Manchester.
11- New Orleans letter in the New York 'Jour:
nal of Commerce:
':Nutwithstanding newspaper reports to the
contrary the prospects of the crops in this
State, as I 'have often, written you, have never
been more promising of an abundant harvest
neat fall. From reliable parties who have late
ly visited the sugar cane regions of Louisana,
I learned 'that with few exceptions, the caner
is now finer in apearance than last year at the
same season. About the growing cotton crop
in this Stste,there is no doubt but 'that it will
be larger than, the last.
GAB Fran' UsED.--:Gas was first evolved
from coal by Dr. Clayton in 1739, and was
first employed by Mr. Mdrdock, in Cornwall,
England; 1792. The first display of gas
light was exhibited in 1802, in Birmingham,
England, on the occasion of- the peace- .
rejoicing. It was permanently used in'Man
chester in 1805. It was introduced into
London streets in*. 1807, and was in geheral
use in -1814. Gas was first introduced into
New York in 1823, and the Streets of this
city were first lighted with it in 1824.
Historical Magazine.
As'Orai Parrn.—The Newport, R. 1., Mer
cury, commenced its 102nd volume on the
11th of June. On the 12fth of June, 1750,
James Franklib, brother or BenjaminOssued
the first number, and with the the exception
of an interval . of a few months, the Mercury
h as been served with regularity ever since.
The old Franklin Press upon' which the first
num eber of the Mercury was struck off, - now
stands in the office.
" For my part, Mrs. Cavendish, when I' go
out, I don't want, above all things, to be
bothered' with a man."
" Well, I am pretty much Ors the same
mindlitt.s.,Rat!lei.but after all, ip getting
into a small store, the omnibus, or a pew, I
must NO it is quite bandy to have a man
behind to push in the hoopsi"—Springfitld
Messes. WA6SO:I4k, Co., car builders at
Springfield, Maas., have just received-an order
from the Paella of Egypt for (450,000 worth
of passenger ears. two of which are to he fin
ished in Ctiental aly;e.for the l'acha himself.
-tgir - A plain old gentleman went with his
team to bring home his two sons, two young
sprigs, who were soon expected xo graduate.
While returning. they stopped at a hotel in
one of our pountry towns .for dinner. .:The
landlord, struck with the dashing appearance
of tiro two gentlemen, made himself very offi
cious, while Le took the old man, from his
homeepun appearance, to bo nothing but a
driver, and askid.them if they wisbed the:dii
ver to sit. at the table with , . thew.
Dick,' said the younger aside, to his brother,,
"as he isour fitther and it's,bia team and be
wilt bear the 'expense-, f'thiilt we had better
let hint, eat with us," 'sYrili4 tbint tiro,
'ondeT'`the ~iieetnstideee,'" be replied ; "lin&
lord, give him a place ilk the table." .
zgrA negro once gave this toast—"De
late qubner,otk• de State—him come in wid
berry little opposition, hirn_go - out wid none
at all." , . •
Fellow-Citizens of Pennsylednin: .
- Waning proceed to present to you, as brief
ly as circumstances will permit, the views
entertained, as the Stale Committee believe,
by the Democracy of the State and the Na
tion, respectiteg the rights of our naturalized
citizens, and -those principles of natural jus
and freedom which we are prepared tol
I maintain in our intercourse with foreign i
States, as a part of our s enlightened•American
Toney. This subject has been at. all times
!nn interesting one to us as our history shows.
Irrhe first Article in the Constitution, author
4zing Congress to establish an 'uniform rule of 1
naturalization, and the several 'acts of Con
.grees passed in , pursuance of the power*-1
'granted, all indicate this face. It so happens
now, that the State of war in-which several
of the leading nations of Europe have become
involved, and which may possibly embrace
,fir its unhappy circle the whole of that Con
tinent before peace shall be re-established,
has imparted, -for obvious reasons, an iteme
diate and most important significance to all
those questions depending on the right of ex
' patriation, as we understand it in this mien
try, and which, in -connection with our, act of
naturaliution,ere not oulyextremely interest
ing to our citizens by adoption, but directly
coLcern the dignity, power and international
consequence of our (Iw:eminent. It is true
that many or all of the-Governments of Eu ,
rope have made provisions, in some mode or
other, for the naturalization of foreigners, by
which they are invested olth,n portion or all
of the rights of native born subjects, in the
country of their adoption, but, nevertheless,
these same Governments, almost without 4x
caption, either openly affirm, or tacitly
maintain the doctrine of perpetual allegiance,
absolutely of qealified, on thepart of an al
leged subject to the Government under
which he happens to be born. In opposition
to this, the 'people and Goveinment of the
United Status have . always Alenouticed the
idea of flerpettial allegiance as:•unworthy the
era in which we live, and as inconsistent with,
and inimicable to the generous Principles of our
Government, and it is well known that on .
one occasion we successfully resisted its ap
plication at the cannon's mouth: In the same
spirit, the Imperial or Monarchial Govern-.
ments of Europe, still more olieSs subservient
to.old Feudal influences, regard expatriation
as a matter of grace from the Government
to the Subject, not as a matter of right in the
subject, and of course as being subordinate
to. their claim or perpetual allegiance. We, 1
on the contrary, regard expatriation as a nat
ural and indispensable right, like the'light
to enjoy the sunshine or to breathe the air; we
believe it to be superior to allegiance, and
that' it can only be limited, or modified,
postponed, or in any way impugned or af
fected, by some actually existing debt, penal
ty or obligation due to the law, civil or crim
inal, at the period of emigration. The Gov
ernments of Europe have all been disposed to
treat naturalization as being no more than a.
mere municipal regulation,which each nation
might make for its own particular interests
or convenience, operative within its owe ju
risdiction, but which- did not warrant any
thing to be done for a naturalized subject,
in contravention to the international code of
Eorope,perpetual allegiance being a partof the
code. On the other hand, with a larger corn-
Pension of civilization and liberty, we regard
the act of naturalization as placing the nat
uralized citizen in all respects, excepting in
the one Constitutional reservation of inelli
):ibility to the Presidency or Vice Presidency,
on the same footing, and in the same degree
of rights and honors, as that ;occupied by the -
native-born citizen —as in point of fact in
ducting a man, hitherto fur the period of pro
bation 'required by law, an inhabitant or res. the land, into- full and perfect citi
zenship under a Government which proclairts
expatriation to be a ,natural right, and which
disaffirms the doctrine of perpetual allegiance
as conflicting equally with justice and, rea
son. . -
It must be borne in mind, 'however, that
independently or'the tie of duty or allegiance,
and really distinct from,. it, there, is and al
waysmust be in the necessity of the cae,
as the very cement of any organized political'
society induced with irovereigetty,a certain ,
contract between the Government and its
subjects or citizens. Under this contract, the
Government engages, among other things, to
give protection to persons and property, to
preserve order, to guarantee civil and political •
rights, and tit, defend the nation against its
foreign enemies, and the subject or citizen
for bis own part engages to obey the laws and
pay to the Government whatever debt or pen
alty the judgment of the law , may justly de
mand of him. What may be an actual sub
sisting debt or obligation in the law which
one may attempt to evade _or escape.* ex
patriation may be hereafter the subject of
diplomatic controversy between the Govern
ment of the Union and foreign States, but it
is certain, that while the [Tidied States, so
long as the Government remains in the hands
of the` Democracy, will -permit cid insulting
visitation of the claim of perpetual allegianc'e
on our adopted citizens, or arty rko:itical dis
tinctions to be drawn in principle between
native and naturalized 'citizens at'homeor
atirriad, no act of naturalization, whether of
an American citizen by a foreign Govern
ment, or of a foreigner by our laws, sac re
lease either from as actual—not constructive
debt,' penalty, or obligation under
the contract referred to between all govern
ments and their. citizens or subjects, incurred
and owl - rig at the time of expatriation, and
unpaid - at the moment of a voluntary,retorn
to the jurisdiction of the'desorted country.
But there is no to occupy your, at
'tendon further with'any observation 'of our
own on this topic. Ib is, forttinaiely, in our
power-to lily before you an extract from a
despatch addressed to our Minister at Berlin,
from the Department of State, by order of
President Bechar - An, and which,.relating as
it does to a practice! 'case, has .been most
carefully prepared. It presents the true
American position in a manner at once so
clear in tstatement and satisfactory, in argu
ment, as to be well nigh beyond cavil
"Eitictet of allespntcli from' the Department
,Of State to the Atinister of tke United State*
'at Berlin, dated July 13th, 1/350.•
...."The question. then ariaes, what tight do our
laws confer upon a foreigner by granting him
naturrilization I • I answer, all the rights, pri
vileges arid - immunities -which. belong to a
native-born citizen, in their full extent, with
the single qualification that, nuclei the Con
stitution 'ito person except a, n - atural-biirn
citizen is eligible to the office of. Pr.:l-Went: l
With this exception the naturalized citizen
from and after the date of his natutalization i
both at home and abroad, is,placed upon the
rery sane footing 'with The, eitiien,
lie is neither in a better nor ivorse condition:
If a
,native citizen choose to take up hid
residence in a foreign country, for the put ,
pose of advancing Iris fortune or promoting -
his happiness, he is, while there,, bound to
obeylits municipal laws eqUally with those
who have lived in it all their lives, lie goes
abroad with his=eyes open t, and if these laws
be arbitary, and unjust, he has chosen to abide
•y the consequences. • If _they are adminisl6t...
ed in an equal spirit towortia hiMself and to- ,
ward native subjects, this government has no
right to interfere authoritatively- in his behalf,
to do this would be to violate the right of an
independent nation to legislate within its own
territories. If this goverment were to under
take sucka task, we Might soon be involved
in trouble with the whole WO/Id. To protect
our citizens against the application of this
principle of universal law, in its full extent,
we here treaties with several nations securing
exemption to American citizens when resid
ing abroad from some of the onerous duties,
required from their own subjects. Where
no.such treaty exist and an American citizep
has committed a crime or incurred a penalty
for riulaimg any municipal law •whater‘er of
the country of his temporary residence, lie is
just as liable to he - tried and punished for his
offence as" though he had resided in it frOm
the day of his birth. If this has not been duce he
fore his depai tore, and be should voluntary rt.-
turn under the same jurisdiction,„. he mat be
tried and punished for the offence upon prin
e.iplett of universal law.
" Under ancli cireu instances, no person would .
think of contending that an intermediate res. ,
idence in Lis own country for years would
deprive the government whose laws he had
violated of the power to enforce their
tion, The very same principle, and no ether,
is applicable to the case of a naturalized citi-•
zen should he choose to return to his_native
country, In that case, if he had committed
an offence against the law before his de-
parture, he is responsible fur, it in the same
manner - . as -the native American citizen to
' whom I have referred. In the language of
the late Mr. Marcy, in his letter of the 10th
January, 1854, to Mr. Jackson,. then our
Charge d'Affairs to Vienna, when speaking of •
Tottsig's case, "every nation, whenever its
laws ate Violated by any one owing obedien c e
to them, whether he be a citizen or a stranger,
i has a right to inflict the penalties incurred
by thetransgresstir, if foetid within ..its.jupis
dietion." Thia principle i 9 WO well estab
lished to admit of serious ttioversy. If Ono
of our native or naturalize, citizens wore- to
expose himself to punishment by ',he com
mission of an offence against afiv of our laws,
State or National, and attldwarl; liecotne a
naturalized subject of a foreign country, he
would not Lave the hardihood to contend,
'upon voluntarily returning within out' juris
d mien, that his naturaliz aloe releved hint
from the punishment due to his crime . ; much
less could ho appeabto the government of his
adopted country to protett him against his
responsibility to the United_States or any of
the States. This Government would not for
a moment listen to such an appeal.,
"Whilst these principles cannot be contested,
great care should be taken in their applica
tion, eepecially to our naturalized citizens.
The moment a foreigner becomes naturalized,
his 'allegiance to his native country becotnes
severed forever. He experiences a new politi
cal birth.. A broad and inseparable line sepa
rates Lim from his native country. :He is no
more responsible fur anything lie rriay say or
do, or Omit to say or do after assuming . this
new character, than if he had been horn in
the United.Statea. Should he return to his
native country, he -returns as an American •
citizen, and in no other character. Ti urder
to entitle his original goverbment to punish
1 him for an offence, this must Lave been com
mitted whilst he was a subject and owed al
legiance to that government. The offence
I must have been complete before. Lis- expatria-'
true. - It must have been of such a character
• that he might have Leen tried and punished for
it at the moment of his departure. A future
liability„to serve in the army -will not be tuf
• fluent; because, before the time can arrive
for such service he has changed his allegiance,
and has become a citizen of the United S!atea.-
It would be quite absurd to contend 4hat a
boy, brought to this country from a foreign
country with his father's family when but
twelve years of age and naturalized here, who
should afterwards visit the coilaitry of his
birth when be had become a man, might
then be seized and compelled' to perform
military service, because, if he had remained
there - throughout the intervening your. and,
his life bad been spared, he would have beau
-bound to perform- military 'service. To sub
mit to such a principle would bet to ,nuke an.
odious distinction between our eater:shied .
and native citizens. For this reason, in my
despatch to you of May Ithh, 1850, and again
in my letter to Mr. Hofer, of the 14th ult., I
confine the fureign jurisdiction in regard to • •
our naturalizetlcitizens to, such of them as
-ore in the army or actually Milled fhto it"
at the time they left Prussia. That is, to the
case of actual desertion or a refusal to enter
into the army after hafing been regularly
.drafted-and called into it by the government
to which at the time they owed allegiance.
It is- presumed that neither of-these cases-pre
seuts any difficulty in point of priiiciple.
"If la soldier or sailor were to desert from
our army or navy, for, which . •offeuec be is
liable to C severe punishirient, and, after has
ing.hecome a naturalized subject uf. another -
country; should return-4o the United States,
it would be a singular defence for him to
make that he was absolved from-crime be
_causea after its commission, he had become a
citizen of another government.; It would be
still more strange were that government to
interpose in his behalf for any such reason.
Algain r durifig the last war.with 'Great Bri:- '-
tamp, in several of the States—l [bight men
Pehusylvaniain, particular—the militia- .
maw who was drafted and coiled into the
'service was . esposed to'a severe penalty if he
alid.oot - obey, the draft,ond :inviter himself•
into the service, or, in default _thereof, pro
cure a. substitute.. Suppose such an individ-
hal, after liming 'incurred this penalty, had
gone to a foreign country and become nat
uralized tllere, and then returned to 'Penn
sylvania, is it, possible to imagine that fur
this reason the arm of the State authorities