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"That (.ovcrnint iit h the best which govern leant."
W LEVI L. TATE.
P 0 E T II Y.
A Touching Poem.
f IVfl ncrnitinnallv mit with an iatraV thtt
fraiehted with the most Blowing pa
thos, but which, upon inspection, exhibiw
. u.. .1,- .nhi.ifl im mold.
p Clous cnarncrr. nv j
led, as obnoxious. When however the poetical
t jfj'ct ii consulted in connection, the mol favor
aido auspices will l) apparent. As an example
of this species of poetry, Hood's 'Uridge of Sighs'
rand pre eminent. The subject, and the great
ympathy w hich is awakened lor the fair suicide,
lead on tosuspect thelendency of the poem ; but a
clear examination shows that the author's inien
ti,n ii not a toleration of crime, but a rebuke of
the cause that leadi to crime. Thii poem lias
perhaps done more toward the amelioration of
the unfortunate class it so eloquently pleads for,
than any aingle poetical production iu the Ian-
Sheatood amid the crowded hall.
Forlorn, yet oh, how fair?
' Though many a beauty graced the hall
To me the loveliest there.
Yet guilt and woe a shade had east
Upon her youthful fame.
And scornlul murmurs as she passed
Were mingled with her name.
I looked into her languid eyes;
So dark and deeply set.
And read uth thrilling mysteries
Of passion and regret.
I thought of Eve when taught to sin,
Fresh from the serpent's lore,
Though tutored to seduce andwin,
Yet lovelier than before.
In truth it w a painful sight
As former friends pasted by,
To set her quivering lips grow white
Beneath each altered eye.
Oh i how I wished seme angel then
Mis pitying wings should spread
To shelter from the scorn of men
That fair, defenseless head.
With none to strengthen or sustain,
Alas .' why came she there,
Amid the selfish and the vain,
Alone in her despir !
Perchance she longed to see once more
Some dear familiar face,
Some vanished friendship to implore,
Some enmity efface.
I know not i for one first and last
Sad Bieeting war this one.
Tearful I gazed i but midnight pissed ;
1 looked and she was gone.
The Soul's Destiny.
BY AUGUSTINE I. H. DUOANNE.
Tell me, ye who read and ponder
Ye who gaze with vision free
When the clay shall burst in sunder,
What the Soul's great fate shall be !
Not lo part from earth and being,
Like a rock thrown in the waves
K it like streams the sunlight fl.-eing,
Sinking in eirth's hidden caves;
Bnf, as in the polar heaven
Sinks the large and golden sun.
Which, ere yet hath come the even,
Hath another day begun!
And each ray, still backward streaming,
Lights the glorious earthward course,
While its gushing fulnes beaming,
Adds new splendors to its source ;
Even tehs the Soul's great action
O'er the world its beams shall idled.
And it prfrrt light's refraction
Shall increase its fountain bead!
BY O. D. STUART.
The noblest mn I know on Earth
Are men whose hands are brown with toil
Who, barked by no ancestral graves,
Hew down the woods, and till (he soil,
And win thereby a prouder fame
Than follows king or wanior's name
The working men! whate'er their task,
To carve the stone, or hrar the hod
Thev wear upon their honest brow
The roval stump awl seal ol God !
A nd brighter ar- 'heir drop of sweat
Thin diamond in a cornet j!
Hn Meithe noble working men,
Wh'i rear the cities of the pla n ;
Who riiitrhp mines, and build the ships,
nd drive the I'l.n.merre ol the mam
,A bie- them ' for their swarthy harids
H4. wfMjghf thr r'nM ' f all lands,
JiLOOMSEUllG, COLUMBIA CO., SATURDAY,
?m g s m a
l'atJiionable Hit In.
Mrs. Swisshelm.ol the Pittsburg Saturday Vis
iter, gives the following malter-of-lact intnriua
tion in sue ol her admirable "letters to country
"There are hundreds of girls in every
Urge city who parade the streets in feath
ers, silks and laces, whose hands are soft
and white as UNulessncss can make them,
whose mothers keep hoarders to get a liv
ing for their idle daughters. These motli
ers will cook, sweep, wait on the tables,
carry loads of marketing, do the most me
nial drudgery, toil late and early with lit
tle more clothing than would be allowed to
a Southern slave.while their hopeful daugh
ters spend their mornings lounging in bed,
reading some silly book, taking lessons in
music, and French, fixing finery, and the
like. The evenings are devoted to dress
ing, displaying their charms and accom
plishments to the best advantage, for the
wonderment and admiration of knights of
the yard stick and young aspirants fur pro
fessionable honors doctors without pa
tients, lawyers without clients who are as
brainless and soulless as themselves. Af
ter a while the piano-sounding simpleton
captivates a tape-measuring, law-expounding,
or pill-making simpleton. The two
ninnies spend every cent that can be raised
by hook or crook get all that can be got
on credit in broadcloth, satin, llowers, lace,
carriage, attendance, &c.,-hang their emp
ty pockets on somebody's chair, lay their
empty heads on somebody's pillow, and
commence their empty life with no other
prospect than living at somebody's expense
with no higher purpose than living gen
teelly and spiting the neighbors. This is a
synopsis of the Uvps of thousands of street
and ball-room belles, perhaps of some
whostj shining costume you have envied
from a passing glance.
Thousands of women in cities dress, ele
gantly on the streets, who have not a suf
ficiency of wholesome food, a comfortable
bed, or fire enough to warm their room.
I once boarded in a 'genteel boarding house'
in Louisville. There were two young la
dies and a piano in the house,' halls and
parlors handsomely furnished. The eldest
young lady, the belle, worn a summer bon
net at $10, a silk and blonde concern that
could not last more than two or tliree
months , silk and satin dresses at two, three
and four dollars per yard, and $5 a piece
for making them, and the entire family,
women, boys and babies, nine in all, slept
in one small room, with two dirty bags of
pine shavings, two straw bolsters, and
three dirty quilts for bedding ; no sheets,
no slips, and there on the wall hung the
peagreen and white satin, the rich silk and
lawn dresses. These ladies did not work,
but played the piano, accordeon and cards ,
and nearly broke their hearts the week be
fore we were there, because another, who I
presumed lived just as they did, caded on
them with a great, clumsy gold chain on
her neck. None of them had one, and
Miss Labalinda, the belle, could eat no
supper, and had a bad fit of the sulks to
console her for the want of a chain. Dut,
dear me ! I had no notion of running away
off here. I was just thinking how busy
you country girls are apt to be in the fall,
and this led me to think what a blessing it
is that you have something to do, and that
you think it a disgrace to live idly. It is a
great blessing to live in a country where it
is a credit to work, for idleness is the pa
rent of vice and misery. Ko do not get
weary or think your lot a hard ono when
putting up pickles or" preserves, npplehut
ter, sausages and sauces for future use."
The Morning and Evening nf Life.
The following is an inscription on a tombstone
in Massachusetts. It is beautiful :
"I came in the moraine it was spring.
And I unilcd ;
f walked out at noon it was summer.
Ami I way glad ;
I sat me down at even it was autumn,
i And I was sad ;
I laid me down at night it was winter,
And I slept."
The Pfnnsyfoaman say: " Three mil I inn seven
hundred and thirty thousand dnln of Cal-jf.-rina
gild had been received at the !,'. Mn.t,
I. f'tiil.delpr.ia, up t Saturday l.i-t
"The fJ'ay of the transgressor u hard."
This solemn declaration of holy writ is
often verified in the developments of God'n
providence towards sinners. In some in
stances, this verification has been so strik
ing, that it would not fail to force itself
upon the attention of the most careless ob
server. The sins of the wicked do mo&t
assuredly find them out. This is especial
ly the case with those, who continue pre
sumptuously in the way of trangression af
ter they have been solemnly and repeated
ly warned. Often does God suddenly cut
such down in the midst of their career of
sin and fully. An especial aggravation
seems also lo attach itself to the case of
those, who, though they had once number
ed themselves amongst the professed follow
ers of the Savior, continue deliberately in
the violation of some known command of
God. We have recently met with the re
cord of a remarkable exemplification of this
fearful truth, in the memoir of the Rev.
James Patterson, of Philadelphia. It is
contained in a quotation from his diary ,and
is Htated by him in the following words :
"Mr. , a communicant in our
church for eight or nine years, or perhaps
more, was determined to get rich, lie kept
a grocery store, and began to sell on the
Sabbath. Having heard this, I went to him
and reasoned with him about the sin of
breaking the Sabbath. He replied, that he
knew it was wrong, and was sorry that it
was a general custom ; but that if he should
refuse lo sell on the Sabbath, people would
not buy from him through the week. I
went again to visit him, and reasoned with
himafJectionately on the subject. 1 told him
if he continued in this practicc.he would be
publicly suspended from the communion of
the church; and that the session would now
give him some time to make up his mind,
before they would proceed to deal with
him. I left him the tract, 'Quench not
the Spirit,' and told him 1 would men
tion his case in our prayer meeting,
and we would pray for him. I did so, not
mentioning any name, and we prayed re
peatedly for him. It being in the time of
a revival, the church was much engaged
in prayer in his behalf. I called on
him the third time, and asked him how he
was getting along? lie replied, that he
had made up his mind, I was happy to
hear this, supposing it was to quit selling
on the Sabbath, and to return to his duty.
Hut, think of my surprise.when hoto'.d me
that it was to continue to break the Sabbath.
I said, is it possible, that you have calmly
and deliberately made up your mind to
profane God's day ? If so, I would advise
you to prepare to die ; for you have pjreat
reason to fear that God will soon cut you
off from the earth. Poor fellow ! his race
was short. The next time I heard of him
was after a Wednesday evening lecture ;
the congregation was invited to attend his
funeral the next day ! I do not know that
lever was so surprised. His mother-in-law
told me that he was greatly distressed
before he died, and that he would freq
uently exclaim, with his hands clasped,
'Lord Jesus, Lord Jesus, have mercy upon
my poor soul, and forgive my past life and
past offences.' The Sabbath before he died
they were selling in his store all day.
"The funeral was pompons j fine car
riages and fine mourning dresses: but alas!
I thought, where is the soul ? "They that
will be rich fall into temptations and a snare,
and into many foolish and hurtful lusts,
which drown men in des'r uction and prr
litioii.' His physician ti Id me lliiithis was
an pxtroardinary case ; tli. had no fever :
that he had a little sickness in his stomach,
but nothing that could excite alarm.
III! said that his mind was overwhelmed
with the world that he was bent (.n ma
king money. His soul was agonized to
think that he must leave off the world a
little, nnd lie bv durinj his sicknesc. His
death was sudden and unexpected. Hi:
died while fritting in bin chair!"
"This case,'' the biographer very j ustly
remarks, "affords an impressive warning to
professing Christians, whose lov; i .1'yniii
it pleasure leads llieiu to j r I i i c ; tin: day
of sacred rest, notw illis!:tti ' ' e rtinoa
strancei nf pious friend.;. '!e t'.ipii-
ful messpneers of nd ),' nnaku
anv pecuniarv :ierihVp, cr ri!
fication of a Sunday excursion, many pre
sumptuously disregard the command of Je
hovah, which was promulgated amid the
awful displays of Sinai. Let such trans
gressor! be admonished by the preceding
history, and hereafter 'remember the Sab
bath day to keep it holy.' " We would
not, however, have the warning confined to
such only as have taken upon themselves
the obligations of a profession of religion.
Others out of the Church are also similar
ly exposed to the judgments ol God on ac
count of transgression. Striking exem
plifications of this fact are not wanting. -The
only path of safety for any one lo
pursue is the path of duty. Let all then,
who would avoid the displeasure of God
and secure Lis favor, turn to him at once
in the exercise of sincere repentance for sin
and of faith unfeigned in the merits of his
Son's death, and yield a diligent and cheer
ful obedience to ail his commandments.
CO The Republican Standard, published at
Berwick by our triend Maj. Kitchun, has been
discontinued, having bteu published lor six
New" York Evening Tost
c i 'iiclFTZi n .
The New York Rvhiiii Post is the oldest
Democratic paper in the state of New York, and
one of the oldest in the United States. lis past
history, we venture to hope, will justily us iu so
liciting Irom our democratic madeis and fellow
laborer-i, a 1 1 it: n illy interest in behall of a journal
which hajgeeii some service ia llie caue of de
mocracy. It is not for us perhups to say how far the Even
ing Post is calculated to meet the want to which
we have alluded. Our readers are doubtless gen
erally acquainted with its literary and political
character. If its aim and influence are such as
meet wiih their approval, we trust they may find
it in their way to contribute somew hat to its cir
culation. To those unacquainted with its plan nnd char
acter, we bei; lo nibmit the following summary;
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Ths News or thb dat, which we shall re
port with all the accuracy and fidelity in our
power, including intelligence from foreign coun
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and notice of every occurrence of general in
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These we hope to be able to conduct in a spiiit of
fairness and courtesy, not descending to personal
ities or appeals to prejudice, yet always without
any basi of personal interest, and with complete
independence. We are demociats in plinciple:
we have embraced the demociatic creed from a
profound conviction of its truth, because we find
it striving in the main for objects which we cor
dially approve. We bold to the ureal doctrines
ot free trade, of simplicity in the powers of ov.
ernmcnt, of equal and sparing legislation, of the
propriety nf hrinuinK public atlaiis as much as
possible within l he cognizance and management
ol small neighborhoods. We are opposed to the
extension of slavery, and in favor ol its restrict
ions in every constitutional mode; we are ene
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Out country friends have now gathered in the
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several Sta'es will shortly enter upon their winter
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DEC. 1, 1849.
Another llouctt Wliix.
The Ohio Statesman has the followirg gi
The good of the Whig party, not of tin
country demanded a change of postmaster1
at Troy, in this Stale, and the cxcelleiv
Postmaster at that place was removed foi
the crime of being a Democrat. Though
the county of Miami is strongly Whig, the
people resented the removal at the last
election by making Mr. Pearson, the dis
charged postmaster, sheriff of the county.
The new Postmaster appointed a young
whig by the name of I'uhrman, as clerk;
and a few days after entering upon the du
ties of his office, a package of letters inten
ded for the Cincinnati distributing post offi
ce was missing : one nf which contained
$2,500 in bank bills. Suspicion was fixed
on the clerk in the office, and some days
since he was arrested iu Zanesville, and
S'2,400 of the money found iu his posses
sion, lie is now in this city awaiting his
trial before the U. S. Court, now in ses
sion, and has already confessed the crime.
Escape or Puisoners. Two prisoners confi
ned in the jail of Schuylkill county, at Crwisbuig
escaped on T hursday morning week, by boring a
hole through th ceiling leading to the garret
Juhn Sullivan, charged w ilh burglary, and Dennis
Kclley, confined for robbing a ftore, aie the
names ol these "birds." A reward of 50 isnfl'cr
ed bv the Sheriff.
"Therk is aliinc for all tbings,"said a crusty
old fellow Iu his wife : I'll believe that" answered
his wife, in a sharp vinegar voice, "when you
pay for your newspaper." Hit him again.old wo
man, we'll stand by you.
Refuskd The notes of the Farmers' and Dro
vers' Bank of Wuyncsburg, sie relux d by the
Northumberland Hank. It is said the Bank has
Extraordinary cose of Disease and Death.
The remarkable illness and recent death of
Mrs W. Deale, ol Wellington city, og d fifty
four years, is thus described in a Utter publish
ed in the Baltimore Sun :
"Twelve yenrs ago she was suddenly attacked
with a pain in one of her feet. It grew worse.
The usual remedies failing, the skilful services of
the late Doctor Thomas Sewall were obtained.
Months and years rolled on, Her physician in
vited additional medical talent. T he case as
sumed a singular character. Many members of
the faculty of this city, and occasionally distin
guished members from other places, were
afforded opportunities to examine t lie case.
Hut notwithstanding all, the diseases fcrad
uilly aril uuco.iiii;ly penetrated Ihe en
tire y-tein; bone afur bono left its position
and worked through the flesh; while some
parts of her body seemed to undergoqiiiie a tians
fortnation. Dr. Sewall styled it a "bone can
cer." It was literal) v such. He also stated to
the writer that during his tour of observation
through Europe, a shnrt time previous to the
conversalion he had found but one single, toli
tary parallel case to this. Within the last few
months all eruption had disappeared, but it was
apparent that the disease had taken deep hold on
the vitals. She gradually lost her appetite then
it became impossible for her to partake of any
kind of diet without suffering! Thus, under ex
cruciating pain, unprecedented in the annals nf
medicine, did Mrs. D. linger without a favorable
symptom from the first moment of attack. It is
remarkable, however, that she retained almost
uninterrupted possession of her faculties, and
withacltar intelligent mind, would distinctly
describe, her sufferings, and complacently exhibit
to her friend, her mutilated form. But Mrs.
D.,was a christian, and seldom a muimer was
heard from her lips.''
Femai.k Reputation. To woman reputation
is indeed a jewel so connected with her happiness,
that to barter it for diamonds were a loss forever
irreparable. There issomething in thenrdina'ion
of human affairs, in the organization of soeiety,
which demands from the female sex the highest
lone of purity and the strictest observance of
duties pertaining to woman's sphere. There has
always eisted a marked difference in the mea
sure ol reproach rust upon ihe sexes for similar
faults Woman moat suffer in the dust cast
down in an instant Irom the loftiest eminence fur
(rival faults; while man walks proudly upright,
penetrates the highest circles though cov
ered with his viices. Reputation is all to wo
man, yet a breath rnny soil it. Would she preserve
the priceless jewel, hold no in'crcourse with tho
betrayer -encourage not a train of admirers let
not the libertine enter her door.
Sleep is surest, and oftentimes the only fiiend
which misfortune is not certain to drive from the
siilu i( the unhappy. It poms the priceless trea
sure if its wealth upon the poor; it sheds? itsopi
ate upon (he couch nf agony, when the leech des
pairs; ut its magic touch the straw of Ihe maniac
I is turned to softest down; the dungeon an I the
j 'elter dU-olv ! bclore its spell, and even i"niorse
I itselt forbears to prey upon th"! victim whom its
! -field protects while, ol all luxuries of life. ,t
' ih the nnlv one that pampered opulence r in r,ev. r
OLD SLHILS-I OL. 1 HIU'E
Uaiubfing in California.
A San Francisco correspondent of the New
Voik .,, uj tVrowrrce, has the following
liieture o gambling in Calilonna, in hit last lit
What would you think to see every
house around the l'ark, an open gambling
house, monte-iables in each comerfaro,
A I.. J. and roulette, and nunilerlet9
rrcncli games in the centre: a splendid
ly stocked Imr a hand f musicians to en
tertain the crowds, who throng these places
so densely, that you find it difficult lo press
your way through, or get near a tafclc.
Abandoned women visit these places open
Iy. I saw one the other evening sittj?
quietly at a irioute-taUe, dressed in whim
punts, blue coat, and cloth cap, curia dang
ling over her cheeks, cigar iu her mouth,
ami a ulass of punch by her t,ide. Sim
handled a pile of doubloons with her while
kid gloved hands, find bet most boldlv.
One man approached a faro tabid, staked a
hundred dollars, nnd won seventeen hun
dred in fifteen minutes. Next day I saw
him miming from friend to friend to borrow
fifty dollars. He was broke. Yectt .d:i v n
gnmbler, who came rn in the Ore
! whi. is worth come 00,000 dollars, told me
I flint ilia nrnnnn.L ,.C U: I 1. I' .1
...... mi. puurua ui ins onus., ior me pre
ceding day, were. 3000 dollars , and y(;t,
with nn infatuation truly astonishing, men
flock to these places, and stake the products
of months' labor at tin; mines. Now and
then, it is true, some bank frets ilm worst
ol it. One of them was completely broken
up by a Soiitheniur, a few weeks ago
He took 30,000 dollars from the bank, in
two nights' playing.
OCf-A Hkroi.vk i-iin ('Al.iFOR.viA.T-Thc brig
Ark sailed from Newport on the 3lst lilt., for
California, with 117 piuReiigeis, among whom
were three young Indies. One of them is a sin
gle Human, without friends (unless of recent ac
iiuaiiil.in -e) or relatives on board. She goes cut
on her own hook.
Kahi.v Kisivu."He who will thrive rni.i,t
J rise at iWc." So says the piuvcrl), though ihcr
I iti ri.nri, ..t' . I........ t
-"ii i.j. nn; vo.iii leas oil in ii ;
He tha will thrive niut lis,, at five,
it must follow, a furtinri.
He who would thrive more most ri.-o at ,ur
and it would ensue a foititsimn.
He who would more tluninc he, mut aluavi
rise at three :
He wiio would the Conner outdo, must ri.'r n
early as two ;
and by way of climn.v. if should hold good ilmt
He who'd ne'er be. outdone., mini always r,.n
at one ;
while as a clincher tn the whole, it should he ,o!
ded as a sort of grand climaierie, t).,
He who'd be thriving quitf, muM cit un ail
Smaet liov 'Well, Mjtir.ev, wliosf,
pigs are lho,e V
'Old sow's, sir.'
Whose sow is il ?'
'Our old man's sir.'
'Well then, who is your old man V
If you'll mind these pigs, I'll ntn home
and axe the old woman.'
'Never mind, snnney, 1 want n smart
boy, what can you do ?'
Oh ! I can do more than considerable.
I milk the geese, rides the turkeys to water,
hamstrings the grasshper, light fires for
flies to court by, cuts the buttons off dads
coat when he's at prayers, keeps tally for
dad and man when ihey scold at mark
old woman is always ahead,'
Got any brothers V
'I.ots of 'em-all nimcd Rill, except
Rob, his name's Sam my names Larry,
but they call me Lazy Lawrence for short
ness.' Well you're too smart forme V
'Travel on old stick in the mud, I shan't
hire you for a boss in-day ?'
Fvi'.x Mont:y.-Wc have read of cool
things many times, but the following rather
'takes the rag ofTfrnrn ihe bush.' It js (,.
A shabby nrntpel young man entered a
tradesman's store the other day, with hi
hands crammed in both pockets, as if ihey
were flush with the rhino.
'Mr. J.' t-aid he -I believe I am indebted
to you i ixty-two and a half rents, cash
borrowed about a vcar an;o.'
Yes. sir, replied the tradesman, smack
ing his lips and holding nut his hand to re
ceive the ready cash. 'I a.n glad you have
come, for I had almost forgntien it mv
Ol., I nc er forget these thing,,' sai,i
the fellow; I like to have things square,
so I want you to lend me Ihiriy-seven and a
hall ctiis nirp, whirl, will make it just
rem money. '