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From the Noiristown Register and Democrat.
THINUS IIAKDLY 10 DE BELIEVED.
HY MRS. LYDIA J.NE riMIt-oN.
'Well, 1 declare, this is haidly to be be
licved!' exclaimed Mrs, Grimly, as she
threw down a letter which she had been pe
rusing, and turned toward hei il.ioi'hter, who
was leclining on a crimson cushioned
lounge, in the most appioved style of dress,
nttitude, and cxpressotn. The young Ldv
lificd her jewelled band, and raised l.tr
jlaepy lidded eyes with enquiring inters
as she breathed forth in an affeeteJ (one id
'l'ny what have you found, dear mini
ma? I am longing for something u chase a
way this honible ennui.'
'Ii is hardly to be believed, f repeat, A i
na your undo Meek has writ en me, tli.i
he intends to send bis daughter Lucy, n
spend the winter with us. I ca'.m;i nfisi
to receive her, foi she is my sister's chili!
but, dear me! what shall ve Jo with tf:
How came your sister to marry a firm
'Why Amina, while pa was n senatot,
sister and 1 accompanied him lo Washing
ton, one winter, anJ there we met Mr
Meek, a young and talented member of con
gress. Your aunt was captivated by his
fine prison, real eloquence ami open, man
ly character; and although she knew that be
was only a farmer nt homo, she persisted in
becoming his wife So he look herlo his home
in the new State ol Oliio,& I have not seen
her since; for she soon became a mother, and
has several children, so that she wis ron-
fined at home, and I have been so very del
icate in health, that I never dated to brave
such a journey, Hut she used lo write fre
quently, and although she alvays professed
herself perfectly happy, she gave such de
scriptions i her domestie affairs, that I am
sure I should have been utterly mUerahh
in her si'uaticn. And this daughter ol hers
who nrlks the cows, and makes butler anil
cheese; and spins yarn, and weaves r loth
and bakes bread and washes rloihes, mid
snubs floors,- wby she must be a great
sloul looking creature like a man, will) sun
burnt face, and coarse hands and feet, and
voice like a market woman. And then she
will be so awkward oh deal.' what shall
we do with her!'
Why tin, you ielly frighten me; you
musl not let her come, certainly, 1 could
never introduce such a cousin to society,
and certainly I would not forego all pleasure
and remain at home with her.'
1 cannot refuse to receive her, dear Ami
na but she is so unsophisticated, that we
can do with her as we please. If we can
make nothing picsentable of her, why we
ran keep her out of sight. But it will cost
tr.e so rnurh to dress Iter. Of course she
will have no clothes fit to be seen.'
'Well, mamma, on second thoughts, we
will let her come. She will amuse some
of mv leisure moments. If 1 should become
interested in her, I should find employment
in iparliintr her nolileness and elimie.ie. 11"
... e ,
she does not interest nie, she will be t fine
Ami so the matter stood.
Mrs. Grandy was just on the svo of a
grand party, lo which she liail imbed Ihn
'misioracv' of the niv. Sim was oc.upied
in nnisiung her ariangcmonts anil adding
ibo itm niiif grace- to the I .bom of servants
niiiupnoisiers.wiicnsno wss stunncilliy the
intelligence ibai Mies Lucy Meek w&s in
l!oml beavrn! whal shall we do?' she
cried, addtrssing her daughter who was
sauntering by her side, and languidly criti
cising the arrangements, -If only she h id
staid until after the panv! U'li-it can wt
do with her?'
'We must at least proceed lo ihe parlor
and Iry to welcome her with civility,' re
marked Amina'. 'Sl.e may not be so tin
presentable as we have pictured her,' and
the high bred mother and daughter descent
ed lo the parlor, determining to treat the
awkward country gitl with all the conde
scending kindness possible.
Their surprise was no less overwhelm-
ing than agreeable, when Ihey beheld seat
ed perfectly at ease, with a book which she
had taken from the centre table, a lovely lit-
tie girl, fiiir as a lily, with very small hands
md a foot peeping from beneath her travel
ing dress, as if dtfyinj competition
which it might have done with safety. Si
no ..inner pcrceiveu :ier mauve, man Bhen,e i,,Pn ,.HllI.au,u xw 80,, nr in RI
. - . . . . ! . . , I I
prang to meet them, in ihe most .ircctimi-L,
to inmncr, and leturned gracefully the em
irates and kisses which they beatuwed tip
in her wit!) real plcasine.
v net) A-nimi, alter si.oM ing i.uey to lte'i,,r's diugl.ier. and lias never been froi.
c'.amber.joined bee mother m the saloon she
'Oil mamma I could hardly have be
litvcd that a young lady educated in the
country, could have been so perfectly gen
trcl as cousin Zncy is. I love her dearly.
-ilreadyi And then her wardrobe why
ma, her dresses ere really elegant. So
simple and tasteful in style, just like her
sweet self, she ha9 never been inured to
tiibor, I am certain.'
'Certainly not,' repliwd Mrs. Grand; 'and
I am happy to find my sister's laughter ;
real lady. I am glad now that she has ai
rived before the party. She is such an ei
gant contrast to you, Amina. You il
We the, rose of the p wterre.and she will rep
resent the pure w hite liiy.'
When the family met at dinner, Mrs
Grandy was almost in despair. The cool
tlul sho bad hired expressly to prep ire re
fieshmenis for the patty, was talun sud
denly and violently ill, and neither maic
nor mistress knew bow to compound 01
fashion the quantities of beaten eggs, gralci1
sugars, rffcrveseed cream and buiter-inill.;
fiulverizd spices, and elaiified butter; lha
formed, with Hour, and yeast, and citrons.
iraiigts, raisins am! currants, and confec
tionary, a medley ol confusion, in pautrv
'Do you not understand baking?' asked
Lucy of Amina.
'Old indeed no; replied the astonished
'Nor you aunt?' she enquired of Mrs.
CJ r.indy ,
'My dear, I never learned,' murmured
'It is very etrance,' Lucy said and then
die went on ' Well aunt, if you will trust
inc, I will produce as line cakes as a tv
cook in the city,'
'You are to-) youngs Lury,' cried Mrs,
Grandy, 'even if you bad s tnlic l conking
ill your life; but you seem so confident, and
is I can do no better, you may try.'
'Will you assist me, Amimif 1 will en
gage that so far from injuring your lair
hands, the slight toil will increase lli ii
'But whal can I do?' asked Amina laugh
ing. 'Oh, I will direct yon,' replied Lucy, gai
ly, and the cousins repaued to the kitchi u
where the clatter of culinary operations was
enlivened by merry bursts of laughter, and
joyous gushes of sweet song.
Lucy made her debut at Mrs. Grande's
select party, in a tobe of pure, white muslin
tier rich brown curls unconlined, except by
a fillet of silver gauze, lied just back of the
left car, and floating like a soil mist below
her graceful waisi. Oilier ornament l),-j
wore none, vet amid fine forms, relied in
velvets andEalir.s, Hashing with gems, jnd.useil lo follow lumbcnng on the Ohio.
fllMms, flfH reoiliers she seemed a spirit
a p,lrpr Pp!,Prr) nd whs decidedly Hie belle
'or j,0J.!ch8 of the gay saloons,
.p(, j,m i.n Mls8 mm' enquired
ric, n, f.,,h nnxhlo Mr.Gohlhy as Mies!
(handy arose fiom the pi mo.
Oh yes,' she replied, laughing, 'J sing
like a wild hint, Inn I do not play, or niak
By this time she was the centre of an ex
pectanl circle, all eager for li sone; and
lto without a shadow of rriihatras'incnl
sana the F.ltrick Shepherd 'Mini of the wi
Icrness,' to a wild sweet air which the sk
lark himself might have paused to hear.
was perfectly enchanting, and the fiee, ful
soul of native melody; mil '.he manner ir
.vhich she gave the line OH to abide ir
ihe desert w'th llo.e,' was inimitable.
'What a paragon this elegant liule nsic
of yours is,' remarked Mrs. he Grand t
Mrs. Grandy, a few days after t'te partv
'So graceful, and then she ha such perfet
taste. Why, her dress, person and chane
ter, harmonize so entirely, that one almns
suppores they came from the sim! fnrtiiini
hand, a perfect whole Indeed, you hav
reason lo be proud of her, she is such an or
nameiit to your family party. She tons
c.. our g,.01)1, j . av. m, ,
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'Indeed, Mrs. Lo Grand, you pay m
niece high compliments, But she is a firm
home until she came here a few davs at?.-
She lias acquired her accomplishment
the school of nat.tre. But she has arqoim
accomplishments which put me sadiy t
the hlush. Wby the day before my par
ty, Madam Es e, whom bad employed It
compound my cakes, was taken sick, jus
is she had got her ingredient mm wed room
in utter ant! inexplicable confusim. 1 wa
n de-pair, bin Lucy said that if Aniin;
votild assist her, she would m ike all rigb
".t! she ditl, iii'.x an I b 'ke all my cak
which wero so much admired.
'Well, now,' ex.'laiined Mr. I,
Giand 'I can hardly believe these thing
j.'Oible. 'And Miss Mori; is so your e.
tod has such pei feci little hands. '
'Yes,' replid the mint, 'and yo,
liould see her nice flmnel sk i's
:ioe anil soft; and sh spun th V'ln ao
vovo the cloth herseli.'
'I am astonished,' ciied Mr. L
(imriil; why she is an Anomaly.'
'She siys not,' replied Mis- Gi;iu
.-he insists tlinl nil Ihe gii Is m ,r r neih
'10 1 hriod aie t rjiiilly accomp'ished; swnn
tier sii)i riors. I am ginning lo b
if In r opinion, lbr, in ibis country
vlieie the rich lo djy are poor to mor
iow, anil vico versa, young ladies sbouh
be educated in such a manner as lo graci
1 palace, or make a hovel clean and
"oinforlaMe. Amina is improving liei
opportunity, aid learning, of Lucy to
cook every kind of flesh and fi-h, and lo
o make cakes and pasiiy . J.tiry as
oires her lhal she will he both hcallhiei
mil !i 'ppi'M', 10 ennsi r j 1 1 lit c'
'Well, I drcLie,' ciie, .Mi- L'Granc
mh Ii things cm b.irdl he bc'i, veil '
'And so Miss Meek has refused Mi
Goldhy, and gone hoimi to her I aibei 's,'
lemaik' d a OJng lady to her beau, 8'
Ibey walked beneath ihe soft sun lili
if eai ly spring.
'It is veiy .'iti ange.'vvas ihe reply ;'and
;ioor Goldhy is nearly distracted, I nev
-r stiiposed ihal be bad so much heait
lie sets out in a few days for Europe. Tin
young I ,dy must have ,ieen pre-engaged
for independenl of Ins wealth, he is a
flop young, man.'
'He is so'' sighed the lady.' 'A m!
Mis Mrr k only a funnel daughtei ! I
ileclare it is hardly to bo believed, that
ohe has rejected him.'
We will pas over ll.iee jeais, anil
listen to ihe conversation of ibis same as its chosen occupant. How ndtcu
lady and gentleman-now man orul wife.jlous llieo, in this land, is haughty piiili
VeII. lenr , 1 have been infoimed thatiof wealth 01 station. Mow cooleiniit i
' 1 1
Lucy Meek is married lo a j otmg farmer
of her own neighborhood , whose hllui
of '''hy y however, I In t lie is really ac
''Ve and intelligent youog buckeye; but
it is mngulir that she should make such
tlie'a choice after having rejected Goldby.'
'Lucy has nnl acted wilhoul rUl-Cior
1 ssstup yon. She is an cxtraotdinar
giil. Mis. Grandy blesses her nam
daily. She sy that since I hey are re
lured, they should be perfectly miser.'
ihle, bill for the fpuil lllal Aillio
caught of Ii' i cousin Lucy, and (be le-
hiii she iHirncd ol her. Dors it not
eem wumlerful to see Amina who tvn
o proud and ioilolenl, moving about (In
oouse in her neat check anron, am
inging gaily as she pei foi ins ihe busi
'less ol boiii cook aod house maid- Am'
nen she was so haul hear lid, I havi
tuo'.vii her lo refuse a levy lo an olj c
il charity, when her purse was full ol
;ohl. Now she will Eavc fiom her ne-
essities, to minister lo the sick and nee-
ly. And both sho and her pareuls tle
lare thai they are much happier now.
han tiny weie in their dajs of wpalil
md inilolcnce. 1 declare, when I look
ck, and then turn lo the ptssent, 1 eai.
md!y believe what I set.'
Ijticy Aleek was mainetl 17 5 rs
go. We will now loolt ai the reset)
11? - , 1 1
ondiiion of ihe pirties named above.
ucy'i husband, 'he son of a lumber man
who took his biide lo a log cahir, anil
ommenced housekeeping without a ser-
ml to aid her in the house woik bar
scnj apid'y from one posl of ho. 101
mi proiit to anotner, until lis is uow
overnor of one of the l argest and rich
si Slates 111 lh Union. mkI his coun-
1 house is a palace, surrounded by r
1 Mil' ihil ! 1 i en i f his uw n plain ing am
, ant ; 11 g, v h lie In it- row 1 nab'i d to 1 n
1 y heailh,r (ise,h'jni i',ainl l,a piness SUt
uiiidtil hy bislcvely and btlovtd fain
Mr. Giandy , who, after his failure,
.'cepti d a cleik's rffice and saLry, now
iei forms Ihe ilinies of the place, behind
1 e aci'tninldtii's desk, in the slore of hi'
on in law. Miss Amina was maniid
0 ibis gen'leman when he was a clerk
n a dry good store in New Y'oik, bul
y induslry, economy and siricl hones
y in all which be has been aided and
.tislained by bis wift he is now a flitii-i-bit
g rntichan:, in 1'it isbiu g, I'.,, Mib,
1 li iu'dy 1 tstdt s Willi hr r il u j. ti U r, an
die insists Ihal the reverse r.f fiirtiiiit
vhich made them so much wisur am!
oeiter, and happier, was ctilainly 1.0
0 is foi tune,
M-is. 6'randy 's most inl imal? fr iend
rui who cotiM not rccoguiz her aflu
ier husband's fiilnre, died in a gmrel
iwo years aco. iwr 1j. oianu iom nis
properly in the great lire in N Yo.k, be
came dishcatlcned, and give himself ii
to intbriely. One of his sons is an np
lenlice, and one a loafct ; of bis Iwi
langh'eis, one is a g-iveiness or nurseij
nanl in a i it'll ui'it't f.,mil the u'hei
s mairitil lo a common sailor, a li ic,in
teliigmt kllow, who miy yel bcconn
o ad mil al or a king.
So liule reason has any one in ibis ie
oihliean eoiinliy lo he lilted up by lln
mere accident of weal; h or station, Tlo
poorest man's child may i rnve al tin
Highest honois of Saie. Me who 1
I'lesidenl to 'lay. is a priva'e citizen lo
moirow liable lo lose r vrry tloll.,r li
possesses, ami be overwhelmed win
debt and iniseiy. His child, Ihoogl
born while Ins father pie-ides over lln
councils 1 1 Ibis w ide land may eveiiUi
ally earn his bread as a daily laborer;
while 'ho son of Ihe maid M-ivanl, win
jeleaned the kitchen ol iIir President'
hcusc, may be canied there in Iriumpb,
bio appears the litlo 'ai 1 istoct .icy ,' a 1
plud loony clique or paity. Or tic
ihtru U anything n.ore ridiculously ah
surd, ihun the imnnii.g fine n lali'ies 0
mind or person, 10 a iy paiticular class r
'ocalily. And yel ihpe things m a
iraciised, while tliii king minds obseiv
he continual molalion ol li e whee1 0
ortune, anil value pvery peron m cord
ing so ihe intrinsic wonh of chaiacter
while things hardly lo be believed, pas
coot inoally before Ihem.
J'-NLIUll I KNE1) TIIAVEL-
S jmebody frooi Eogland, enckeny ol
'ourse, b,.f writien a new hoi k of trav
Is Bboui Mbe M-rnk ns-' He prof.s-
es great candor, and certainly need
real indulgence. 15 ing in Washing
on, he called on the IVudeM, and was
greatly surprised at the rolorcd servant
vho conducts visiters lo Mhe prescrce.
or laking care of his umbrella for him
est il should be slohn. They nevei
steal umbrellas in Old England! Ilenc
uch kind consideration in servants is
inknown there, Hut his account of ihe
Jrnul Si-nor of sll ihe JJemoctaeies i
he funniest, at least the last thai w
mve read or bend of. lie admits Ilia
Polk' is a 'remaikable looking man.
'i' forehead massive and prominent, hi
features marked and of good outline.'
Ilts gcreral appearance, dress and mod
of expression indicate .i Lwytr or (lis-
-en'ing minister.' We suppose Ihal i.
he had worn a band, a black silk petti
coal, and while lawn 10 be over it, In
would have resembled a 'clergyman 0'
(he established church,' Bishop Tillpot
perhaps, or Ihe Dean ol Goltlelon. Am
wi'h a brass st nr on his breast and a bin
mile in h,s hand, he might have fiitht-
enrd our traveller as police r fllecr Ai'
henrxt is the best. 'Although a ft
veats r'go his naine was m known, fvei
re is now aware Ihal Mr, Jm.es Polk
(why did'nt he say ',,) was a I w.
ycr in 1 lie Slate of IVnoess e, hnldiog
respectable, but by 110 mentis a con
Handing position.' You don'i siy si.'
fel every Ameiirao who knew an
hipg of his eountr 's poliin s. knew iIm
Mr.Poik was a promim n'eadii g mero
oer of Congress Ir r about ten uihj do
l ing four of which he was Speaker n
he lions', and iv al ttwaids (l.ivrr
rnor of TdiiirssOP. Il d il,eie do
his Jvig'isl.rnan pick up this slang a
mnl the Pic-idem's i' 0 is ob
seuiity? lie could n-t have undei
s'ood our history suffici- idly lo know
who had bean ohscuip or who ctnspir
onus, and ihet r f jre tbi - tx 'glil sugecs
tion could ool haie been r-i ignial. !
got il from some of the vulgar and ran
coious partisan j mma's pub';. bed ii
he commeiical cities; journals t
which qtii'o ino niiioy am iodthted
tor iheir enlii r igi.orain't.' ol pollitica
,)hil isoph v. II" says thai the 'Vi:igs'
wire high'y indignant a I ibo election 0
.uch an obscure peison, but have since
nihmiit' il lo b's Pesii. iiii il an honi
with a good grace. Sdunit'ed wi h 1
ood graei! Why, Mi. Tjtiri-',
yoil expert llril lh y 'tl'd
iise 111 ie
bi llion? Tney never 'hoo;!il cf such ;
thine 'Tairy al .Ii r
o nil yotT beaid
THE LAMES OK V V I' A Mull AS.
We copv the lollowli':' graphic sieli h ol
lie ladies ol ,1itamoia- mm ,1 h tier ad,
iressul to the editor id ii S :. tints Amer
can. It is from the pei of In. K. J. Me
fJoy, of Nurtiiumb: rlain':
The ladies ol this in
irriving at Ihe .igff ol a1' .1 il irtv cars, al
nost willioiil exci 'piion heroine veiv I'
md lubberly; and it they have nitbnio pos
essed any rharnis 111 the way of beuun
ihey bio all apt lo lake iheir leave, save one
ind lha' remains faithful to the l.isl.
Mexican women, of w!i,divtr age, bail
iee:h of the must aduiir.ble whiteness ami
.1 gulariiy. I have not ocen a enisle e.crp
11011 lo ibis rule much I cmue to Mexico.
flic- very embonpoint tf thtie doiinarjclaim a'deii'.'kiti, Ttinlam tthundy.
oold, al first sight, satisfy you of iir
wely, laughing (Jispnsiiinn. You never
fter tbeir houses without being received
villi smiles, and many complimentary wish-
concerning your health; and are univer
ally presented with a eigarrdo just tiiken
rorn a pair of lips thai still possess just
laiins upon your admiration. This, wheth-
r von aie a smoker or not. yon must crin
oline before you leave the bouse: and some-
imes even I have found them much too
short- Bul bewren the cidanimr ,i ,
lark eyed daughters, I have several times
fell my head reel, and mv idem in the uu
nost confusion. However, I must iippm.
liriato a special paragraph lo the Senionias.
I believe il is generally admitted that the
nost potent weapon cf the Mexira ladies
s their eyes. That they are vert brilliant
mil expressive I admit, without hesiniion;
ml that ihey excel in tins particular feature
most positively deny. I have seen dark
yes in old Pennsylvania, ihat as fireclips-
d in and intelligence all that I have seen in
luxico, as sunshine docs in brightness tha
miles of midnight. The features of ihe
iee are seldom strikingly handsome, or e-
ven rrgular; and the ravages of the smalL
pnx have contributed, in no smali degree to
ibliierato trails of beauty lha in many in
unites would have been universally sc.
knowledged. But in figure, I at once yield
the palm of Mexico, I have nevei seen la
dies, in any of the iwclve States I have et
visited, who could sucees-fully compare
with the Senioiitas of Matamoi. in this
important particular. The v t.re absolutely
perfection itself. Bustles, I (eel confi lent,
will never find f ivor in the e es of the .Mex
icans, since they can only act as a menus of
distortion. Though not particularly happy
ii their F'.Ie of dress, ihey have that pics
'urrsquo and novel appeal ance which at
nice rivits the attention of a sun of tlio
North, and sets him to drawing lines of
tomparisonjbelwecn llicm and the fair ones
ie has h ft behind him. Here agiin they
suffer Ti e low necked short dies, widi
.rge glaiing pink figures, and a single nar
ow lloum e relieved below by a few inches
d the white inidcr-drrss rut into points is
ot waiting in beauty, and sets off a fine
i a 11 re to the utmost advantage. And ii I as
"Hither nvomnicndatior: it displays thu
iucst turned ancle, and the prettiest foot in
he world. Bul with all this, no one ol even
noderitc f.iste, can pretend lo say thai the
leniorita would be less enchanting if f ;.sh"
middy diessed. Nay, I have thought
txr.e of them mijLl shine as stars in our
Vonliern ball rooms. This is sajing more
.or ihem Jihar. most ol my companions
ivould dream of on account of ihe almost
uspicious darkness of their complexion.
COuPOUAL TUIM AiMJ AUNT 'RU
'There arc people.' continued the corpo
ral' 'who cin'i even breathe without bl:n.
l.'iing a neighbor.
'You judge too severely,' replied my
aunt Prii'ly. m 1 one is slandered who
Iocs not deserve it.'
' I'll at may be,' retoiled the corporal, 'but
I have heard vry slight Ihings said of on.
The ficeofmv auol kindled wnh anger.
'Md' she exclaimed M! slight thicrs
said of mc! Whal can any ore say i f mi?'
They sa,' answe'ed the corporal grave
Iv and drawing Ins words 10 keep mv aunt
in sii'-pense, 'that ou are no belli r iIijii
vou oughl to be.'
Pury llaslied from the eves of may aunt.
'Who are ihe wretches?'
' hope they slander no one !if. dors
net deunc it, temarked the corporal jeer
ingly, as lie left the room.
The Ij clings of my aunt mnv well be con
eived. She was sonsih'y iifl'eeied. True,
she bad foibles. Site was peevish ami frei
iul. lint she was rigidly mora! ,,H rirtu
us. The purest iee w as not no ' ehasie,
I he Pope himself could not ho.i.-i more pie
ty (.'onsiious o.' ihe eorrietness rf her
.ondiiet, she wa- w ounded al the u maik of
il.e eorpnral. Why should her neighbors
-I nub r lu r. St:e rould not 1 oi jeetlire.
Li t my auol be consult d. A person who
cm lue in tins world without sniffling slai
dtruiisil.e ii'o stiijiiit or insignificant to