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Pitt NTKEr AND ?DUI:
BY BENJ.VM IN BA
Two Doi.t.alta per annum, paya le semi-annual
in advance. If net. paid within tb -year, $2 50 will
be charged • .
t I van Ise gents not exceedinirtw Iva line. will by
• h 'rte./ 21 I.or three 50 cent+ for our
In hearts that hold thee
And joy itself seems height
While thiough the mind
Thy future life, as brighten
By Hope's prospective g
Yet, little bad, nnloldinj
-Upon - a world of storms !
Wairesnble, while beholdin
. The ills, of thotwane
Which may thy beauties w
In but life's dawniiiff ho
And bear thee babe, frnni
While yet an opening fin
And still, the mind stopend!
From thy Ewing, ti:,'
Which hatir With shill - so or!
Devised thy tiny frame !
Can yield that life inotecta
Which tom is in the hod!
Till tune sit All write • perfe,l
On thei,lsweet gift of Gi I
May He iwhose love is chit
Who 4 ewers e'en •• the ~
To the si i
irn lamb" defenc.l
H e hay , to tue. as k Illd:1
C. 1.1 r!i melt I . 97 voinig vit. ,
' and temper .4.0 r . ! s of w
O r g r a of divine assistance,'
That thou withstand the
Avid Oh ! lie thine the offe
Which in the bud, ascen•
To Hint, Whose care now ji
Thy blessedness defends
And shoe. when, years are
Tilt life bath passed its
Be thou . a flower transplan2
As ripe for Heaven's pe
Cedar Brook, Oct. 1838, 1
From the ViOle l
THE GRAVE OF F
' ST was C. H. WATt MAN.
No chiselled urn is reared to het,
No sculptured scroll enrol its page,
To tell the children of the fr
IN here rests the patriot an the sage.
Far in the city of the dead.
A corner holds thy sacred
And pilgrim feet. by reveren
Have worn a path that ma
There, round thy !One anti ai l
Encroaching on its marble
Wild plaintain weeds and tal
And alto beams pour their I
Level with earth thy lettere
And bidden oft by a inter
Its modest recorcitells along'
Whose dust it is that Mee,
That name's enough—that h:
No aid from eulogy, requir
'Ti. blended with thy Count
And Bashes mend her hit
Ep .1 1:1•1•re HI Ir.v Y , .
9I 9* wr rout. Jiro .li.l
New Its,l nay. r oad
tvverti Fenian rod extrii.lo
Fne lama cryiton FA:
I;accwr•glrt of A r idni.o B . 4l, !?en
Uo•rrk d nii4ge to tli ant••nnt
I,:dows..g 3.1 d hands dig or wo
Juaaios Canal 7 -Froin
BrolicewAter canal, •a new It
been made to join the Mersey .1
tion,:at the mouth of the • rive j
jdnetiott will be a great advan
of Manchester. •
The Foifarshire.—The body
wife of Capt. Patrick Hull, wh.l
this vessel-has been pinked up
Preientation. —A valuable
been preseausd to Geo. Croft.
form mayor " of Pantie:loud.
in his. magtatefial capacity t
Railwayi.—The first act or •
tvnatraction ore Rail Way wa
since which exclusive of. the
• vardaof 175 similar rims ha
• Carrier Pigeons —The news
vas received in Manchester i -
twenty minutes, being midi-
teceive4 a charter. and 'is hen
Reza Avis.—A 'female sped,
gripe falcon has•been shot near
Silks:—The silk, hose, and
Inv in many of' the-oranufdeturi•
A High Comp lime/it-84
knight, ,wos married •
.rd C...1.: e • a cOnimi l ion of
*e* immiefirhat proud. Binatill
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/ WILL TEA CU VOII TIITTLICETHZ 10 WiLS it THE EARTH,/ ND REIN .• outtikoli THE CAVERNS OR•THE ISCURTAIHR.NRITALS WHICH wita..eivesTasptcrratt ova'.
t ' •
' 4111' -‘•-• • '
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once to-a friend', he abet! rvedi that hi Lcirdehip
had paid him the highest be pow.
er. He had seven daughter, '
said fie, and he
gave me the sitildeirt, and he tiou id tato° that if
he had an adder I should havii her.
The Chsuch—cur Irish peo
ple are not Protestants, but cathelies The pop •
illation of Ireland is divided a , folloie :
Humeri Catholics, • 6 927 712
AlenibOrs et the Established Church, 113.i3,069
Presbyternins, &e., i 1 . 664.164
O'Cuansll —Mr. Sherniuns ratisford becalm
ng 'a powerful antagonist of. r. in the
• ace 01 popularity. Thaige fleman ;hough ad
vet...tins "The cause cif 'Belt ions Liberty" has_
begun to put himself distinct at isstie with the
treat agitator, by impugning, if notlhe sincer
ity—at least the consistency of the measures pur
sued by Mr. .O'Connell. ;Ix* ipartienlfr he com
plains that the latter after supporting' the Irish
Tithe Bill comes immediately :forwatd with an
article M his "Precursor Soe7ety" to pie intent,
that "The Irish nation shall no ilonier. be
compelled or called upon, to inpport the church of
a small minririty of the Irish' people.'
It is apparently one great Object or, Mr. Shar
man Crawford to abate the eessivelconfidence
which the disciples of Mr. O lConnell place in the
latter; by 'hewing that the jagitatole promises
have been large •and numerous, .while] his perfor.
mance' have Jsroduir,ed little' or no good to his
country. Both these gentlemen are advocates of
civil and religious liberty for Iteland, but there is
evidently no community , of purpose between
them. Cpod ,an early oceeSion we nay give a
specimen of Mr. S Crawford's mode of argument.
, oth pass
At Drogheda, a man named Kenr s ‘dy, in the
employment of Mr. Casey, soda-wateri manufac
torer, was killed, by the hurining of!" cylinder
(technically-ended the ball) orate machine. The
unfortunate man was stooping over ILI, at the mo
ment of the explosion, and was striclien by the
portion propelled on the shoulder and bead.—The
arm was fractured, and his liivaics litekally cief).
H Lord Stanley's eximplC to enebnrage his
tenantry by getting up auntie! exhibitions on his
estate in T'perary, were followed by igreat pro.
ptletnrs in`that and other counties, habits of in.
bistry would be red 'lonely cultivated, and the
;weed of clads', and invcovernent of faiping stock
more generally diffused.
Edinburg and Glaegosb Railway.-+Thil work
ix 46 1/i Ike 111 itligi 11, anti is tray ed in two
hours stopping stations at five i termediate
Caledonian Heint.—The Western Meeting will
be the moat splendid enjoyed for marry years.—
The Caledonian Hunt at Ayr has long Wen dna•
tinguished fur it:. beauty and fashnin, and the.
Fancy Ball is generally apt to brinOtbout o:igtoice
than one happy marriage. i
Graze Darling.—The heroine oitthe Forfar.'
shire disaster, has received from_ s 4e Glatigayr
atirane - Seelety their Honorary tter .M.edp;l
with the following inscription: I
"Presented by the Directors tif the Glasgow
Humane Society to Miss Grace Hora)ey Darling
in cumin-limn of her dauntless ofs..herPic cows'
in saving (along with her father,) the Peet' of
nine persons from the wreck of the iForfarshire
steamer 7th Sept., 1838."
This Society some time mince also presented
their honorary silver „medal to an itidividnal in
the beigbborhood of Oban, for saving the lives of
several persons endangered in confiequeriee of
the opsettiltg of atferry boat.
The Great Western Steamer, which brought
, the news of Lord Duahem's . rcsignation. made
the voyage from New York to Bristol in twelve
days and a half, although she encountered strung
bead winds for three days.
There is k very strong and general impression
in the commercial circles that the French block.
ade of Mexico is about to be brought to s close.
Mr: Packenham, the Bfitiah Charge...d'Affaires,
is about to return to Mexico, and it it'underatood
-that the blockade is not to last very lOng.
Informatifin has been received of the apprehen
sion of Samuel Green, who stands charred with
having absconded; from the Messra,fßothachilde
with .£1,490, and for whom -a reward of £lOO
had been offered. He was taken it Plymouth,
and the greater part of the property pas been re.
E. C. S.
A N KLIN.
ka the way
• 's fame,
Pereign Missions.-0h Weduesdai last, a' no
UMVInU ■nd barmy respectable Aldefing of the
District Ndetety tbr proimpiting the Gospel in
Fort Ign pies., was held in Pooh whep Lord Clive,
presided, and in an address! very ably explained
the nljr•cts and intentions tlif the wiciety. The
Rev. Wynne Jones W. Clive, J. G. Isongneville,
.1. Evans. It. C. Wolfe, Penton Corbett,
jar Pugh, and sever al other* addressed the meet
ing expressive of their solicitude for, the prosper
tip of the society, as well aii.detailiug its opera
tions and influence. .
..8 sill • Itl metiim Iw
to be opened un
tory of Mere►P.
.tpantred by fire.
ot £lO,OOO, sod
e Hall on the
of locker has
:nd Irwelt navigs
Marriage Frast.-.The marriage of Thos Ire
.Eaq. of Wem, to Min ; Elsemeke, was cele
brated' at _the New Llwynymaen Colliery, near
Orwestry. on Wednesday, Where the colliers and
workmen's families had distributed kmong them
several sheep. The men where alsaregated with
plenty of brown stout. 1 -
ith.—ll is ppured to hold a irand
Eisteddval ana Musks Meeng at this flourish
ing Sea-Bathing piece, ne t -year. 'lmmediately
before or after the Missical tival at Worcester.
Taff erarfaet..-.The lastriver pieri of the larg
viaduct Gar tbe 'fah ' Vale R away mar Quaker's
Yard has been.suic.eairfully l id, eler four month's
hard struggle with the flood, Deridg that . period
the river overflowed Oa. bake elevenitimes. ,The
work will now proceed .rapidly, asthere will-be
no furtherilifficulties to .encounter iii completing
this stupendous structure.„
Maailicesce.—Sir John Viialsh,Alart, N. P.
ha! subscribed the awn of .5..(10 laniards rebuild
ing the old Chrikch of LlanCibangisl4
Sports of the, rerf.—The innual [laces Of Llari.
Moss took place at. the timid tiara- The first
stake was the-Borough Plate; filar hareem gaffed :
two were drawn alter the filet beat.l and„after a
spirited -contest the race aas • wow,. 'by half a
tength: by Mr. D. Kinsey' Caroline, beating P.
Lewis's Betsy Baker, atidihir. D.'`Atephassolee
Snap —The second race Was by - Ponies, catch
weighta.for a newSeddle and Bridl4 and - a Purse
added. .beets, - about a mile,And.oraiipoily 'Mr,
e r i ce. of Pantdrain. beating Mr. Trirntir's Maid,-
of-all-Work, and Mr. • likephenianvs Don JOba.—
age to the trade
of Mrs. Patrick,
were both lost in
- the first " re.
r. C. has served
9 years grata.
; ietn - eat rot the
granted in Isol.
resent year. op.
e been made.
.194. Leger raze
two boors and
ed by a carrier
; Borough hal
!forth a town.
en of the. pere
Norwich. ' •
love trade in very
; ne douricti.
I the daughter of
bids •the knight
g of tho union
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A -ww - 1 - 1:3- LICE GENERAL ADVE T
VOTTSV: iLLE, P,
luring 'the alteration scion' (bitches took place,
amongst wits one that excited'-particular interest,
Ili& a [curdle Race kir Inoue ; four started, two
drawn, won by a length. he sports or the day
concluded With riot'-racing a d other amisementi,
tb the general satisractioniora - respectable and
riumeroux assenshhige: Thl judicious arrange
'bents by the committee ware highly satisfactory,
end - no accidents happened.
qecond t Vam Pateit.—Aa American -,Sailor,
natured, Sant Scott, was drowned near Cheltenham,
4lngland, while emulating Sam Patch.
Mount Iglna.—This Volcano has been hi's
State of eruption. The lava' approached the
*own of Cos Ingle; at one time thieatening its
destruction, but providetially turned into the
Val de Bore without essential &mtge.
! Piedmont —Two regiment; quartered here, not
being hot/pleased with each other. fought until
edmost wholly exterminated, when they were sep
arated by the eavetri.
Spain.—Xstella.has been abandoned by Espar
to; the Carltida hare passed the Ebro, sacked A.
flied°, and carried off all the, females. Another
tiody of Carlotta have aurprieed Alaix., These
rickets have occasioned more energy in the
Qticetra officers, and the Carlisle have been
Russiaiand Circassio..--The Warriors of Cir
Cassia nacre proved themselves as worthy of the
reputation of bravery, as their -women are at
beauty, having obtained another decided victory
over thatroops of the emu. under Militine..They
took 50 pieces of cannon, and killed 200 men.
Old Newspapers —TBe British Museum has
p trchased 700 volumes of newspapers, embi acing
4 period or 200 years from 1603 lo 1818 The
rice given• was 1000 guineas.
The largest fire ever knciikm in Liverpool broke
4et on the sth ult. in the Warehouse of Davies &
,Howard. Street. Some of the neigh.
boring stores were filled with Saltpetre, oil, cot.
Eon and other combustibles.- Total damage esti
ioated at £20,0111
Prince Louis Napo/cos.—ilia firebrand &emb
ed or by. the Trojan Princess never scattered more
terror than does the came of Napoleon' ainoni
the French. The young Prince Louis Napoleon
has been the subject of then greatest tears, as if
Ile " had a name to conjure the devil withal." To
expatriate him from tiwitaerland, ahaihas fitted
Cut an invading army; and 'their terror has
diniollt an 'assylum in Englirod. °pills journey
over land he
,was every where received with
great attention. They say the French King was
Our; ihan L inxious not to proceed to extremities
against 'the..Swiss, fearing that his own troops
bight produce another " three days"' not partic
t&rly favorable to himselff. The affair has these.,
Fore passed noiselespli off, and we shall soon to..
Ceiva intelligence of the recal of the troops. -
I PATHETICTETITION OF A WIFE.
In consequence of a hint conveyetj io a note to
.6orrcspondents, we have been favored' by several
Irrendi with copies of the .subioit.ed petition.— ,
Une ofour correeponderts asserts that the beau
ty of the fear peuttoner was fatal to her husband;
but we ought not to give credit to such'an impu
tenon on ••the character of Warren Hafling,a,
Without the most' unquestionabfe eyidence. The
petition is one of the must heart rending appeals
we ever read ; and what ret.dcrii the catastrophe
Eore appahnvis the groat probability that • the
my crime of the husband was patriotic hostility
the enemies arid despoilers of his native coon.
A literal trans/a - lion. qf the Petition presented to
the Governor Hastings, by the wife of 4/mae
Ali 'Caton, in behalf of _her husband, who was
seized and put to death for political purposes
' To the high and mighty servant of the most
powerful Prince, George, King of England,
the lowly and humble slave of misery, cornea
praying tor mercy to the father of her children.
" Most mighty sire,—May the blessings of thy
:God wait on thee ; may the son of glory 'shine a
round thy' head, and may the gates of plenty bon
or, and beppiness, be ever open to thee and thine,
'may no sorrows distress thy day, may no griefs
!disturb thy nights.; may the pillow of peace kiss
thy cheek. and the pleasure of immagination at
tend thy dreaming; and when length of days
makes thee tired of earthly, enjoyments,
When thecurtain of death gently closes around
the hot sleep of human existence; may the angels
of thy God attend thy bed, and take Mae that the
.expiring lamp of life shall net receive one rude
'blast to hasten its extinction. Oh ! hearken. then,
to the valise of distress, and grant the petition of
thy servantr spare, oh! stiare the-father of my '
• children, save the partner of my bed, my bus
band, mritll that is dear ! Consider. oh ! mighty
;Sire, that he dad not become rich through
ty, but that which he poisoned was the inberi
itanee of a long line of nourishing ancestors, who
when theitbunder of Great Britain wax not heard
'in the peaestul plains of Hindostan, reaped their
harvests in quiet and enjoyed their patrimony un-
Imolested i '
"Think, oh !think, the God whom thou wor.
shipeth delighteth not in the blood of the from
' cent; remember thine cown-Oomniandment, `Thou
Isbell not kill.' and obey the ordinance of God.—
Give me hack my Minas Ali Cawn. and take our'
wealth ; strip trs Orem jewels and precious atonal
our gold and our silver, but take not away the
life of my husband; Innoecnce is seated on his
.brow, end the milk hi buTan kindness floweth
around Ms heart. Let ul go wanderthrough
the deserta,—lei os beeomeltilleri and lebarerstin
those delightful spots of Which be wasonce lord
and master; but spare, oh mighty Sire,-spec
'his notebe instrument - of death be lift
l ed up against lum.-in he Ahab committed no
cries .: Accept nor tromurei with .gratitude,,
`thou bast them at present by furer . , wln
member thee in our- prayerg, ,we ferget that
we Were ;ever rich . and :poweriaL
• 4 fchildren; the children . of AMINO >Alt ,
Caom, wind their petition for the bilt. orh.„4o'Whit
give then) life,—they beseech from thee au
that of their 'existence. By. thit htnitinitY
:srp have often been told gkiffed iO.the - baud of
European loveliness; by the tendektnercies of the
.B,4OI9URI?AY MORNING Dlblbf.
enlightened "souls of Englt shm , n. by the honor
the virtue, the hoiteety,and the aternelfeeliari
of thy great Queen,. whose .no ii offspring
is so dear to ter, the miserable ire o thy pris
oner beseeches thee to spare he hu sband's life.
and to restore him to her armi. Thal God will
reward thee, thy country most hank, thee, and
ehe now petitioning will ever ray for thee, if
thou greatest the prayer of thy amble vassal."
This petition was presented b the ,ainhappy
woman tb the Governor, who„ a ter having per.
used it, gave orders that Alma, . li Cohen should
be immediately strangled, and tti • order was put
into execution. 1
' From the Maine Far
Tic Weaurn or 41 COMMIT
nausea AND litscnantcs.
What 6 a
•. lth 7 those things
venient an necessary to use, sin .
inter to our wants and entrain
cannot, the fore, be considered a
if the articles'or things above me
to bo had, ei are Dot, in e
be poor ,decd though he were
•ad silver. If he were hungry,
bread to be sought—if be wero
cold, and there was no 'garment
him gold would be but of little ser
mankind, by a common cense
chat gold and silver should be tl
denim of property, or, in other
of properly ; •od he who ha• •
at has evidence ass much veal
du in !act cohsttiote
Ttunee man who hes a hundeied donate in his
pocket. has the ticket, as it were} to entitle him
to enter into the posseesion of s hundred bushel*
of corn, or a hundreo yards Of clith, or • hundred
Acres of wild land , or a yokor o*en. ore horse
and wagoe, as the case m'ty be. But if these
things do not exist, and be need ii them, his ticket ,
is of no • more use,than if .Ire Mid a'tickat to go
into a theatre, and it 'Mould have but tied down
before ho used ti The eletner tri, therefore of
wealth, consists in natural proifectiimo, brought
together. changed and modified • by the hind Of
man, or the farmer and:mechadic. Commerce ?
though necoasary and honorable Is nothing more
than the mitiveing or changing it these erode°.
lions from place to place. It ha always appear.,
ed singular_to us, that merchaoshould- consider
themsees 'as too many of - thel do, erotic the
farmers aid mechanics, [leered on account of'
their profession, When they are indeed only the
teamsters to the-others. They are the agents-to
transport their productions hither and thither, as
wills may exist for them. - But return to the sub
ject. If we are eight in the" position we 'Lava
laken.that wealth consists in nal t iraftproductions,
changed and wrought upon by tie labor of man,
it follows, that the country wild tth possesaeir the
most of the elements or malaria • !Omit upon,
such as good soil, abundance Of wider power.
forests 01 timber. pumice of c i terent kinds of
stones, mines,. and bids of diffe t kinds of min
erals, &o. Quo. most have theinattiral wealth.
It then only requires the hand pf industry and
skill to put these, materials into shape, and to put
them together to feat keel substantial wealth.
This is the duty of the 'farmed and mechanic.
They are the second creators of wealth. They
take the raw materials, as it cam from the hands
of the Almighty. and Oiling° i by their labor,
Into the thoovandeind tens of t (loan& of dd .,
ferent font's, which render it useful to man and
make it subservient to the wantiand comforts of
huoian life. The more industrious and skillful
this class is, the more wealth wil be accumulated
in the country, Do tanners so mechanics eon
hider these things rightly , A they not teet.apte
to think themselves as mere' p oddets and set ,
vents, rather , than as second te the Great First 1
Cause in the production and increase of wealth t
And, indeed is there not a aloe standard, of res
pectability too much in use in society—and are
not-the productive classes apt td measure them
selves by ft t This standard appears to be idle
nes., ana a fine coat ; and consequently, the more
idle a man can be, and the finer the dress, the
more of a gentleman. Not so Respectability
consist,. in 'an improved mind,: and skillful and
industrious hands. More qiisfifications being
equal, he - should have the most honor who, by the
combination of the efforts of his mind and phys
ical powers, has contributed moat largely to the
increase of those things which dematihrte wealth.
Such an one has done more for the ameliora
tion of society; than a thontehd unproductive
Dandies, who 101 l in the shadatod wash to Col.
•ogne ; and society should tied°ll upon such a cor
responding peed 'of honor. ' i
THE YOUNcr FIREMAN.
FIRE! FIRE!! !! I
It was deep midnight, .as this startling
cry resounded through 4hei streets of the
city.—The booming of a clogan bells arous
ed the inhabitants from their heavy alum
hers, and soon the Baring bf torches and
rattling of engines told thit the watchful
guardians of -our safety were on the alert.
Thrice blessed is that city which, in the
• 'ur of-danger, has strong hands and wil
ng hearts,•.atways ready,'tto protect and
save their property. We have no foe
more to be dreaded than the devenring ele- .
meat, and we cannot be lob lavish of our
attention to that department whose pro
vince it is to battle this eileimy*
A broad lurid glare lit. iiii the heavens,
and served as it guide to theism in search of_
the source of alikm. It whs found to he
a large three story awelfink, house. The
building being of wood, by (the timeb-suf
ficient number of persona jhad arrived in
concert, the names bad iiade such' pro
grees that the salvation of die building was
impossible. The attention or the firemen,
therefore, was directed id rils the neigh
boring buildings. The fl " had taken the
cellar:. , aniftbe lower pari olothes Weise was
completely enveloped in flabieti, before the
faMily were aroused to their danger.; The
cry °Canfield • who was ' rly• suffocat ed
with smoke, was thetrst fin they had.
Caitchilig ; at ma th - artic of , clothing= as
were s hin reach, she in tee barely had
time to escape from a ba s window.
:,. ! :hey , , stood in a sgroup, tongralnlating
theTselves on their - nafroSSecape, and
Watching With •Sielitocholy' interest the
destruction of their httl , occasionally
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casting' glinies around to see if all Were
Z ,sudden thought seemed to
flash at once uplur their minds, and a wild
acclamation of "Lbuisa—Louisa- is not
here I" broke from each.. lip. As the
words passed from mouth to mouth, that
there was a person in the hotise, a groan
of horror burst from the assembled malts
tude.—lnevitsble destruction seemed to.be
her doom. No ingress could be made
from tbeiower part of the house, and from
the upper windows there appeared no_
chart to to escape. Still the awe-struck
spectators wasted no time. , As quick as
thought a dozen ladders were raised, and
as many resolute firemen mounted them
to the rescue,' Window after window was
heard to crash, as the intrepid men pro
ceeded in their search. Alas, their at
tempts were in vain—the dense smoke
and flames drove them back, halfsufTecat:
ed. They were about giving up in des.
pair, resigning the miming one to her fate,
when a young fireman at a distant part of
the line, broke through the dense crowd
with the impetuosity of an avalanche, and
with hasteillew rather than ran up one of
theiadders, which reached to the root—
Fie was observed to have attached to his
belt, a coil of email rope. Before the as
tonished firemen had time to warn -him of
the fruitlessness of the attempt, and his
danger, be had disappeared over the rail
ing that surrounded the roof.
7.11 l ny e alone
wea th cause
tion are not
tiea an would
ded ith gold
ud th . e was no
t shivering with
to be bought—
' ice. li to true.
. t, have agreed
I e signs or evi
ruin amount of
h. He can es
Louisa Weutwarth, for whose safety all
were-now s.) anxious, was a niece of Mrs;
,Littleton, the owner of the dwell:rig. She,
arrived at het uncle's but the afierhoon be
fore, on a 'visit to her' cousin. —She had
been so short a time witty them, that in
their fright the) bad forgotten her.
Miss 'Wentworth was, about nineteen
years of age=eminently beautiful and the
sole stry of a widowed father. His heart
was bound in his 'daughter, and'it was - on.
ly at the repeated and urgeat solicitation of,
neices that he consented to part with
her, (he lived in ail adjacent country vit.
Inge) for a short visit. The agony of the
Littleton family may be imagined as they
stood trembling watching the effortt made
to rescue her: They thought no -more of
the destruction of-their property—their
hearts were bound up ?n the peril of the
relation and &est. With despair they
witnessed the unsuccessful termination of
the efforts made to save her, while hope,
agate animated them as they witnessel the
desperate attempt of the Young Firemen.
No one could tell who he was: , Hii corn
' incupon them, and his appearance rip the .
ladder had been sosiudden and rapid no
one bad time to recognise him. A min
ute or two of anxious suspense, which to
the spectators seemed so many hours, pass.
ed_by and theft . was no sign of hie re-ap
pearance.. As they stood gazing at' the
roof, a black body of smoke rolled from
the upper windows, streaked with flame,
and soon broad sheets of the destroying
element shot'fiercely up, like fiery tongues
lapping the air. A universal shiver ran
through the crowd below, and anguished
cry "they're lost—they're lost 1" was ut
tered from Many a whitened lip. The
ladders were hastily removed, for the fire
bad seized upon them, and hope had fled
from every bosom. At this awful crisis a
hoarse and half smothered voice was heard
from the back part of the house; there was
a general rushto that point. The flames
had not reached this part of'the building,
but heavy wreaths of smoke were curling
from all the windows, giving evidence of
their fearfill - proximity.—As the wind cc- .
cationally blew the smoke aside L the yeung
fireman could dimly be seen, clinging to'
the railing, making rapid and vehement
gestures to those below. Ladders were,
placed against the huilding w and men rush
ed Op, their way amid the blinding smoke
to their assistance. Not observing this
demonstration in his favor, the young man
was seen to lift, as it was a dead weight.a
body over the railing, and bending fearful.
ly over the roof to lower it carefully do .
The apparent . lifeless form of Miss Wept ;
worth was received into the arms -orthe
crowd. Seeing his charge in safety, the
young Fireman threw himself over _ the
railing' and diaCended by the small rope
which he had Secured around the chimney,
with the rapidity of lighkpingutp-the paled.
A sudden *racking of t imberssi--ande loud
roaring of the flames caused ti cry that the
building was fidling. l In theagitation of
moment he escaped from this scene, and
when the grateful crowd turned 'to reward
him for his poble deed he was net to be
The next day the city rang_wi#, praises.
of the young fireman .
of danger. tietermihed, courage and suc.
careful' attempts wets the thime: of every
lip. And ltlll .he remained unknown.
Diligent imierry was madei bat no trace
could be flicfid oftfim..:.
In the evepmg a-gronp ofperions were
collected k il l: t heme le the neighborhood.
They c toesr :IntiebottiehOci &maw; the
reseea 00 4 4* Iter AOlisi bad jist ar
rived, the Were - Wein: 4.14, her account
of tier escape. Ms bad not yet recovered
from the suitempst tif the sham - atii , was
ouArrzle THE SEGO !D.
" 4 .-
, • .., ,tr-,4
t ' t',lt
, „ • ,
reclining one shfit, rive?
, til A It
bentwith a pale face; 11r
ling eagerness to her recital., -
was roused'," said'
deathlike dumber by die' einebing;:ka
window in the back part of theliiildihkr-
It was sometime before 'I 'ccillecieWey.
senses to perceive a thick lininke, : mibe
room. I immeifiately . anise,frOnif ed
and hastened to the Afoot. w i ttiettAtalcinto.
cousin Mary's chamber. - is r
-dense volume of hot smoke drove
my face, which nearly blinded atiOrtm
led me. ' I had 'presence ortninil,Ca l en - h.
to close the door. Findingtny'eskSgt
of in that direction, I rustled to tbe'~r
dows i but owing to myhaste'itql trAt
and not understanding the 9 tis t r
being fastened, I could not
Filled with despair I stood' foffitiouillet.
unresolved what to do'. An' idekiletted.
through my mind—if I coeliftibt:iiie. ;la
the roof I might get assistance frrietlniss.
below, As I could _plainly distinginiti thi
shoutsiof the firemen. With the i utenioo
I rushed out of the door %bleb lendeintw
the back entry—it was like eltfitgine into
a hot oven. The hot air lino smo ke flea
iy destroyed respiration, and the
of, the burning wood with the fin ide
ingot the flames, like the souucrere i lier,
pent at my heels,- overcame' me' *Miter;
ror. 'How_ I reached the thircritoril
know not. ,1 was on the point 'of
ing the garret stairs, when a sudden`"
ziness seized ine-r my head reeltitlyiel
ly— I have., 'recollection of giiiipineelie
banisters as a draught of auffientiitilia
passed by me. A a aid harrowiiiioeo94
of despair—of .utter hopoleasnisi;"
thought of home and of my. dear fither,
of your desolatien—flashed through" OP
mind and I became insensible: - When .
cohciousness returned;, i fotind mysejf is
this room in the arms of my uncle
"And maykincl heaven bless the prasi - irv.
er ofmy Child!" said Wentworth; iti a tone
ofdeep feeling, asbe pressed his danih*
II his herom.
' "Is it not st range that no ITN:el:allow'
found of hick!" said Mr. Littleton'. "I'.
have nude diligent inquiry t but have Wei r
unable to get the least clue of him.' Hsi ;
Was seen to descend the ropealurtirthir*i
constellation that ensueeha
of." , • z.
."You• will oblige ma with," - addii4
father of Louisa, stepping to the tibleilir
writing On a slip of paper, "by continilf .
your inquiries, and should you be•at ecit
Tut and he be found one in needy rirctrm:•'
stance, you will Resent to him thisi"'.hititl:'
ing him paper which was an larder= sior
his backffr• for E,OOO, "as a triffint"
compense for restating to me a troastit &tor
which, the wealth of the world would be
poor return. And do not fail-sir,
ing him with you, that we may thenklirre
in person for his'noble praise -worthy Incr."'
In a few days Mr. Wentworth. returned':
home with lux daughter, regretting thtic: .
mysterious concealment whibh prevented'
his rewarding the preserver of
lie however requested Mr. Link:Wilmot
to relax in his endeavors to find bintloot.; . .?
But 'a year rolled by and - in deitriieg
brin g ing the . generous iinknme,n....t? .14.44 1 '4
Mr. L. give up hia_seareh, afleirquastioo..„.l
log, individually, every member of theirsrAtl
department, and inserting advertiteloti
in the paper. of the day and "bsointrifearier•
the reward. s
CHAPTER THE THIRD.
Itt. the village of the, i:ditce
Mr. Wentworth's residence, Louisa waati,,,
general favorite. Though .the daughter
of the wealthiest man the 'village Ito**,
hoist, she had a kind look and friendbi . ,, - .1
word for all who were worthy..untittaisiek,'
by those vain.feetings which
attendant on those who enjoy the eratiesef
fortune. Of all arietoerate, yeut ricb haat.
ly in the village is most unendar - ib14"..,
'the father of Louisa bad too much jowl
sense to give way to this vveakneim Its
allowed Louisa to choose her own
ates and the daughters of the - piiik*llC
humble were 'welcomed as heartily-.lOthte..i
board as were those who had teea boost*
a better fortune. I the wasthus - fme in' pet.;
mitting her to select compaitiotafq..,4l:,,'''
own as, be was nor re it aidleier -A04141.- - I
acquaintances' she formed wiihyounpasiii'
of the. place. Deprived of a' mottos*.
watchfulness and emote', hereitherlierlyi •
instilled into her mintrettict tibtitiiii or
ed *Veal Jilin, anti perhaps he guarded her ,
with.meramre from forming . chance lip
quaintances acith his own ilex their - he .
would hive dales, had she had a Matainat,
eye tagain iter conduct; mat casateraal
.baaietolguide her in the path:of duty end
safety. The obedience and lifeition of
, repant - the aaratbat iree he
sareed on her. - Her fether'smishis were
her hare. From him she, imbibed there
principles Which moulded litir.eiumettair, , H
410 Q to huniiheiAdoladefer - lastiAiiii — alitr'
twe'yeaie before oufarotyan
the,e resided in the 'tillage alisgelf
den= who had comateaced the s u •
the law, in the effete of edid va,