Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. (Sunbury, Northumberland Co., Pa.) 1840-1848, November 07, 1840, Image 1

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    TEItMS OF TIIU "A!lllltlL4Av."
HENRY B. MAS8ER,? IWtiwtits ah.
JOSEPH EISELY. $ FaoraixToiis.
H..B. .W.f .', tidttor,
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Q-The following poem, written bjr young En
glish poetess, is taken from the Lady' Book for
Septe.nbcr s
Land of the W'el ! though pawing brief
The record of thine ago.
Thou hast a name lhat darken all
rtn history's wide pige ;
Let all the bias' of Fame ring out
Thine shall be loudest far,
Let others boost their satellite
Thou hast the plnnet rtt',
Thou hast a name who e characters,
Of high shall ne'er depart,
Tisatxmpod upon the dullest brain,
And warms the elou.le-t heart ;
A war-cry fit for any land
Whoie freedom's to be won
Land of the Wert, it at inds alone
It is thy Washington.
Rome had its Csnar, groal and brave-;
But stain was on hi width
He lived the heartless conqueror,
And died the tyrant' death l
France had its Eagle, but his wings,
Though lofty they mit;ht soar,
Were spread in false emhiliou' fl'glit,
And dripped in murder's gore.
Those hero gods, whose mighty away
Would fain have cha:ned the wave.
Who flashed their blades with tiger zeal
To make a work! of slave
Who, though their kindied barred the path,
Slill fire ly waded on,
Oh ! wh re shall le thi ir glory by
The aide of Washing! -n.
He fought, but not wilh love of strife
He struck but to defend ;
Ard ere he turned a people' foe.
He sought to he a friend ;
He strove to keep his country's right
By reason's gentle word,
And sighed when fell i justice threw
The challenge sword to sword.
He stood tho firm, the calm, the wie,
The pa' ri t and s.tge ;
He showed no deep avenging halo,
No burst of despot rage ;
He stood for L'beity and Truth,
And dauntlesaly led on.
Till shouts of victory camo firth
The name of Washington.
No car of triumph bo'e him through .
A city filled with grief.
No groaning captives at the wheels
Proclaimed him vicior chit f;
He broke the gyves of slavery
With strong and high disdain,
And cast no sceptre from the link
When he had broke the chain.
He saved his land, but did not lay
His soldier tr ippings down,
To chango them a regit v. st.
And d -n a kingly crown ;
Fame was too earnest in hr j y
Too proud of such a son
To let a robe and title nin-k
Hor noble Washmgton.
England, my heart is truly thine
My loved my native e.tith ;
The land that holds a mother's grave
And gave that mother birth.
Oh! keenly sad would ba the fate
That thrust me fiom thy shore,
Ard f.iltiring my breath, that tithed,
Farewell for ever more V
Dut did I meet such adverse lot,
I would not seek to dwell,
Where olden hero wrought the d.cdi
For Home.' song to tel1;
Away thou gallant ship! I'dc y,
And bear me swift 'y on,
Bui hear me from my own fair IjnJ
To that of Washington !
Losuo.x, 183'J.
The Blind Harper
Ho stood beside hi silent harp,
Thai poor and ghtless mm ;
And muleleM o'er the slumbering chords,
His wa-led fi -g-t ran,
There Was tear upon his rhfeck,
Fall's) from his mindless eye
Th Quenching ot the visual ray,
Leaves not that fountain diy.
r-ome by-gone sorrow stirr'd the fount,
Some 1110111' ry of the dead :
Home flitting harmony which spoke
Of days of promise) II d.
That chord has touched an answering chutd,
And niimory'a hand portrays;
U on the mental retina,
"The light of other days,
Alas for thee ! has all been dark,
In this fair world of ourat
It hills, its dales, it wooda and wild
lis sunshine and it flowers.
It hi ids and butte fli a that flit,
With bright and beauteous wings,
The broad blue vault, the depth 'ess sea,
With it thousand living thing.
The many fuir young forms which pass.
Where'er the eye can roam,
Whieh shed surh love and loveliness,
On rainy a j yous homo.
The bright and deep tinged eye of jet,
The blue's more melting ray ;
The wreath of cutis about the biow,
Where mind and music play.
The stui'e upon the lip, the glance
Which kindest thought bespeak ;
The lilies of the forehead fair,
The row a of the cbetk.
A blank to thee ! poor sightless man
Then aurely those who see 1
(Should spare thee something fiom the store
Of gifts, denied to
Alx-olute acquiescence In the decerns of the
fly Manser & Elsely.
Frvin the Correspondent of the Button Daily,
Paris, Oct 1, 1840.
M. Thiers is a small mm, wi'h rather an iffomi
nate voice and look, but n.itwilht-tand ng he is a man
of great rapacity. He is whM we cM a self m ide
man. He ha written the best work on the French
revolution, be baa been tho most powerful writer
for the press in France, he hi made capital and
effective speeches in the chamber of Deputies, he is
now prime minister ; and lore than 20 years ago he
waa poor and unknown, inheriting nothing but po
verty and disgrace, living in otxure lodging", and
not knowing from day to day when or how he was
to gi t a dinner. In April next M. Thiers will be
forty four years of age, and in lees than h df that
number of year he has built himself a naie, and
developed a character that may be envied by many
an older and bolter man. His father woe lock
smith, and at eighteen (he son wa entered as a
law student, and applied himself with alacii'y and
perseverance to the study of literatute, philosophy
and history, identifying himself with the party of
the peiple, and enlisting himself on the a'de of the
revolutionists His talents were great, his writing
forcible. He wtole a theme for the prizi of the
Academy of Air, which, al hough acknowledged
the bent, was in consequence of coming frm him
rejected, and the decision of the prize was postpo
ned to another year. In the meantime a new com
petitor for the prize appeared, who sent his manu
script from Paris. The production ecl'psrd all o
thera, and was pronounced successful, when lo I on
opening the sealed a.ket containi-g the author's
name, who should it be but tho lit1 Ic jacobin Thiers.
He had written an entire new treat so, and having
got a friend to copy it nd put it into the post ollice
at Paris it had unexpected by the learned members
of the Aeadamy, gained lor him the prize.
Having been admitted to the bar of Alt he did
n t succeed, because he was known as the po r son
of a oor man, and he concluded to come to Paris
to seek his fortune. He was tich in hope, in am
bition and in talents, but even here he was for some
t:me in obscurity and poverty. But he knew that
fortune waa a fickle goddess, and be wa'ched her
with a keen rye to tike advantage of the R a chance
abe ahould give him, to ii- to the station he cove
ted. In 1820 he made the acquaintance of Manuel
the great orutor, and Lafitte, and became one of the
writera fur the Constitu'ionnel, one of the best pa
p r in Pari. Hera he shone pre-eminent for the
nerve, the richness and the beauty of hia contribu
tions, and soon he became person .liy acquainted
with great men of the day. He wa a frequent u
sitor at Talleyrand's, and he is frequently called in
deriion by the opposition, tho "would lie Talley
rand" of the day. He i a man of great judgment
and of much olwervalion, and rarely allowa any
thing to escape hia memory. From a mere writer
in the Consiilutior nel, he a -on became a proprietor,
and, foitune hivinj gone will with him, he awu
med the, and was to 1 e found every d ey at
Tort mi', and kept hi horse to ride in the Doi de
Cologne. The Conmitutionnel did not suit his
purpose afier a while. It via too old fashioned,
uud he wanted something frerhir. Accordingly in
1828 he founded a new paper called the Nati mat.
which took a stand more Jem cratie, and was the,
mouth piece of the revolutionary parly. In the
Nationut M. Thiera showed his ii.uuslry and hi
v gor. He attacked the gov,.rnment of Charles X,
and goaded on Polinac lo the utmost. He kept
his pvt when o'her j lurn d sl were afraid to speak,
and va only d ien from it at last by force. M.
Thiers took an act'.ve part in the rcv.du'ion of July,
1830, and it was he with Lafirte thai induced the
Uuke or Orleans to accept tho crown. He ma le
part of the Knit cabinet of Ivi PfAillipj, a under
secretary to the minister of finance. He was soon
after ilected deputy for Aix, and made his fir ft ap
pearance in the Chambers; Tho Lafitte ministry
having been obliged to resign, Casaitnir I'errior be
came prime minister, and the opposition counted
upon M. Thiers as their loader, but he disappointed
them, and came out with an eloquent and able
speech againut all their proposition On the sub
ject of the Hereditary p er ige, democrat and j ico-
bin as he always had txten, he proved himself even
more minintrtial than tho mtnistiy themselves. His
speech on the occasion is said lo have been moi-t
masterly. The hereditary plan fell to the ground,
but from this moment M. Thiers was atamped a
one of tlte first orators of the Chaml-er, and he le-
taiu his rank to thia day. It la useless to fo'l iw
him through all the politic of France to th a lime.
He has, I btlieve, either diieetly or indirectly been
a put of every cabinet since l30 until 1838, when
he wa found on the opposition benches.
In March, 1840, M. 'i hieis became Prime nvn-
is er, and whatever may be said of his acts, he has
khown bimaelf so far an able one. There are many
who doubt whether be will be able to sunUiu him
self through the coming session of the Chamber,
and ihe opposition are making vigorou elf iris to
oust bim if possible, 80 much for M. Thiers a a
publie man. In priva'e be i alfibU to thote he
meets, and a companion whose society is to be co
veted, but beyond this we are permitted to know
nothing. It is saij that ha has uut always dune
what he ahould, and that he was indiiectly coucei
ed in the speculations and the Euhang about the
firt of August; that matters of private ncauilal
however, are whtl you iti America hae nothing lo
do witlf
maj y, the vital principle of Republics, from which
SUnbiffya tforlhunibrrlnml Co. Ia.
Employment of Royalty
It will, no doubt, be interesting to your readers
lo tend, as it was lo me lo hear) tho routine of her
Majesty'a daily occupation whilst ahe is in London.
They are mutafit miitandit.the same when she ii
at Windsor or at Brighton. The Queen is, as is
generally known, an h irly riser, seldom being in
bed later than half-past seven, xcept on the morn
ings after her atate balls, or on those few occasions
when she honor the parties of the nobility w ith
her presence Hor bell is rung about eight o'clock
for her dressers," and 'by nino her majesty, hir
royal c mtort, and her housch Id aro at breakfast.
The time occupied by this meal is about half an
hour, when her majesty, if the weather permiic, en
joys the air in the p'easurc-garJens attached to Bue
kingham Palace: this garden covers a space of for
ty acres. Hero thi Queen fiequently remains an
hour, and is accomp anied by some of the household
or by the Prince. When sho is accompanied by
the latter, etiquette preKcribca that except by invi
tation, the ladies and gentlemen in attendance
should walk at a respectful distance. Upon her
Majesty's return lo the pal ice, she is attended by
hi r secret try, when she affixes her signature to the
various documents which acquire their valid ly by
it Thexe comprise lieasury and other warran s,
the commissions of military officers, states paper,
.Vc. ; and they are frequently so numeiou,
that it ba leforo now required more than two
hours to get through thi businese. The Queen
passes the lime let ween one and three, either in
conver ation, reading, pa n'ing, or mucin. In these
two accomplishments her Majesty is eminently pro
ficient ; her drawings are much admired, and hei
love for mui-ic i well known ; she U excellent both
as an instrumental and vocal perform r. There are
three piano-foite in the sui'e of three drawing
room usually inhabited, but that which is rspecia!
her M ijesty's, and which is only touched by her
fingers, i magnificent; it is rosewood, inlaid with
gold and vignclte pictures, and coat 1,600 guineas.
Luncheon is served at throe, afier which the
Queen receives the Cabinet Ministers and such
other person whom it is usual to honor with au
diences. At five the royal cortege leaves the pal
ace, and proceed through the parks, Ac, and gen
erally returns about Mven or a quarter after. Din
ner is generally served about seven or a quarter
before eight, except on opera nighta when it is a
little earlier. The usual nuinler of persona who
dine at the royal table is about thiity. The Queen
never fails to be present, except upon the nights of
a ball, either at the palace or elsewhere. On those
occasions, her Majesty dines in her own ui o of
apartineiiK Tho Queen, who occupies the centre
cat of the dinner table, remains an hour nod
five minutes to an hour and a quarter. Hr rising
i the Mgnal for the ladies to move after her, and in
a very short lime ru!s qumit lo thi move the gen
tlemen follow. During dinner t'me tho band of
one of the legiments of Guards generally attend
The mu-icians are placed in a situation above the
ceiling of tho apaitinent They aro soparated fiom
ihj loyal party by large pine of ground gl is,
which mellow the sound, and prevent tho mus'ciaus
seeing Into tho apirtment. Tea and coffee are
wrviu unmciiiatciy alter dinner, in amall room
leading fiom one of the Jt awing room-. Tho re
nt inder of Ihe evening is passed wilh mu io and
conver-at 1 on, in bom of wbuh Ihe Queen and
Prince A'bcrl take a part ; and about half past elev
en h r Mai My ntires to her apulmcnts, which are
in the immediate vicinity of the drawing rooms,
ni wi'h which there is a communication by
means of a door tint is ordimrily concealed by a
Cabinet. Thi cabinet is on roller 1 and it i when
her Majuty exprraw a deire to retire inrnediito
ly rolled sulfi iently fir away to enable the door to
be 0iene.l, and is replaced again a s jou a she has
quitted the apartment
AiOTSts, Revolutionary Patriot Govt,
Died, in this city, on Saturday morning lim', Mr.
William Pierce, aged 90 year. Mr, P. wis cue
of the fw remaining survivor of the celebratod
Boston Tes Parly, and waa a revolutionary pen
sioner, lie was rrei-ettt al the loctuie given by the
lamented B. U, Thatcher, on the sulj'-il of throw
ing the tea ove boa d, a fi w year a nee, at ihe M 1
souic Ts nplc. He d ed of old age, under the in.
firmilies of which, he wa supported by the (J j l
he had publicly pr.ifimej. B aton Transcript.
Akrivs Fiaxta. The Farmers of the Upper
Alps, th .ugh by no means wealthy, Jive like lords
in their houses; while tho heaviest portion of agri
cu'lutal labor devolves on the wife. It is no un
common ihing to see a wouiotoked to tho plough
wall an a, while the huband guidea it. A far
mer of the Upper Alp account it an art of olite
neu to lend his wife to I tboui for n ighlor who
is too much nppreaed wi'h wcrk, and the neighbor
in hi turn lends his wife for a few day' work,
whenever the favor i requested.
I.vfaht House. Ann, third daughter of
t hailes I did in hd infancy , when not fall four
year old. Being minded by lboe about her to
call upon God, even when the pang of death were
uihii ber, ! am not able," sai h sSe, "to aay my
long pryei, meaning the Lord's prayer, "but 1
will uy my khort one: 'Ijgbten mine eyrt O
Lord, lest I deep ihe lcep cf death.' " Thi done,
lie little lanin gate up the ghol.
there i
no appr.l but 10 force, the vital principle
Sahn l;ty, November T, lsio.
F rom the Snt thern Literary1 tftxsenger.
Harriet Llverinore
Thoe of ihe readers of the Mesveng. r, and other
whi listened some years since 1 1 tho puhlic . c
tuic F Mis Harriet Livermore, iti Which she en
larged upon tho wrongs of the - poor Indian," mid
dwelt much upon ihe near approach of tho Mille
nium, wiil doubtless lie gratified to learn her
Eight years ago rhe lectured in cmr Own city of
Richmond, since which lime she has visited many
of Ihe triln-a of our Western Indians, and at one
lime proposed to end Ihe remainder of her dnya
with Ihe red people in iho viHnily of Foil Lravcns
worlh, but her intentions were frustrated, she savs.
by tho machination i'f the commander a-id the In
dian agent, who" wished lo dislodge her. Perplexed
and dbwippointcd, sho was (hen led to exclaim
" What nhall I do!" and a still ma!l voice seemed
10 vj,y pcacc !, unt0 ,hce thoo shall gn lo
Jeniaalcm." Accordingly we have ln-fore us a let
ter from her, da ed in the confines of Judea. Yea,
twice ha-t ihis, in many roxpecla, rx'raordin ary wo
rn in visited ihe s"puhhres of the prophets, and
now h- says, ' it is to die there."
Believe what we may, there is something timpto.
bcau iful and affecting in all this: ihU unlnsita ing
faith, thi self-KRcr ficing obedience to (ho dictates
of duty. It is a spirit akin to the primitive Ch t.
tian's; a spir t, whieh the selfishness, lln-expe lien
cy. the greediness of gain, and the matter-of-fact
character of the age in which we live, arc fistcx
tinguUhing from amid us. It is akin to that
w hich swayed the good, ay, even the great Oh, rlin.
great with small means, and the pastor and leg si. 1
tor of the seclu led Bati do la Roc' e. Mim Liv. r
more may accomplish nothing to be hereafter hia
saned on the roll of fame; but the tmphi love of
truth and duty paramount in her own mind will
bring to her it " own excreding gre it reward."
at the date of her letter she had scarcely reached
her place of dentinal on, an 1 il is accordingly filled
wilh details gruifying to her private fricr.ds, I ut of
hardly sufficient interest for the public eye, li
abounds with sentiment of the mosl anient piety,
and faith in Him who has hilln r o protected her in
her solitary pilgrimage, and wh-a has promised to
u temper the wind to the shorn lamb." It inutl be
borne in mind that she travel alone, apparently un
patronized by any of our mii-sionary board.
At Glbr.dtar she wa hospitably entertained by
our worth f consul, Mr. Sprague, who seems not
unmindlul of the apostolical injunction to " cntcr
lain strangors." With a pleaaure highly cred table
to her heait, she dwell upon ihe many proeft of
kindness and benevolence al.e expciiencad in hia
amiable family, and the null t ovial c utif rt-i liny
prov de.l for her long and perilous j ii.rney.
Whi'e entering the liny of Malta t-he wa sabited
wilh the familiur air of II ul Columbia," played
by a Maltrsr, who catna along side, and thu did
honor to her c lUtitry. SShe threw him some coin,
while hrr thought were tar away wi'h ihe homo
nnd country she should tee 110 m r
We trust to hear ag tin from her, with pa t'.cular
of the city made ho'y by ihe f ioltep of the Sa
viour, and tho witne.-s of hi death and rerurrecti in.
The rema k ib'o asp ct of the time, the rhange of
the at at of war between civillted comi. unities, from
Eur. .pa o the ancient Aceldama of Asia, and ih-
concurrent testimony of prophecy, whether to be
understOiid li erally or otherwise, seem to ptiint out
this portiou of the eailh ss a theat e on which great
event are yet l. 1 c revealed. I be circumstance
of the RotliH-bilds hddiug a mortgage of the Holy
City, which act-in- to l well sulhei.t;ealed, add
not a lit lo to the peculiar lnteiet with which all
eyes regard this interesting portion of ihe World
Translated from the French.
The lteul' Man.
A young Parixian, who went with a numerous
parly lo I .yon to enjoy the pleuure of seeing the
second city of Ihe kingdom, thus relaUs an advent
lure which he had:
We wore lodged at the he! inn, found excellent
company there. The evening before our departure,
I w is in Ihe court yard almut five u 'clock, when a
man enter, d, leading his horse by the bri.lle.
" Take care of my hor-e," siid he to tho ser
" W have not any room f r your hor.e," iepli
ed the servant, "tk another stable."
That is light.' said the man, - I hall think of
you to-morrow.
' 1 told you," ald the servant, thai we had no
room; our stuble is full."
" Very Well," replied the roan, you Imik like
go.xl boy ; la" e care of my beast."
1 ueueve nit man 1 a loot, said the hoy, see
ing Ihe stranger wslk lo (he kilehen ; what can he
wish me lo do wilh hi horse 1"
"I think he i deaf," said I to him "lake rare
of Ihe horse; you will tie responsible for him.'
I followed Ihe man to the kitchen. The hostess
made him the same compliment as her servant ; he
ifpbed he was milch ob'iged to her, end b ggr
her not to (atiguo her.-clf by making him compli
ments, for he was so deaf, that he could not hear
l , .... . ..
cannon snor. no immediately took a Chair sn
seated himsilf near the (lie, a if ho wa at home,
The hostess saw there wano mean of getting rij
of this man, who wa d U'rmiued to lake a slumber
in hia chair. I went into the parlor, where I told
the company of ihe ho. te.' embarramcnt. Tbt
liughril hI ii, and I. aboe all, who did not believe
and immediate srcnt of depi.m.-Jr.r
Tol. I VIII.
thai I ahotlld ba the dupe of tho adventure. Sup
per wa served, and our gentleman camo nnd seat
ed himwlf by tho door; we aked hit.i to come to
the table, and not make himself a stranger) ho ap
parently thought we wirhed to put him in Ihe mosl
islwguiished place, for he repl ed that he wa too
polite to put him-elf at the head of the table.
Seeing it wa imporaihle lo make him hear us, it
wa necessary to take patience; he eat as much a
four otheT, and when the bill was presented to him,
he drew thirty cent from bis pocket and threw it
on the table. The expense of each one of us was
much more; this they tried to make hiro under
stand, but he always replied thai he was not a man
to suffer other to pay his debts, and that he was
much obliged to us for wishing to defray it ; and al
though he was full of money, which he doubtless
said because they g've him back his money in order
hat he might give more. In the mean time, ho
made a bow and went nut, leaving us bursting with
laughtei. A minute after the servant came in and
uld me to go and defend my lied, of which this
mm had taken possession. V c all went up but he
had barricaded the door, and we knew it would bo
useless to knock al it. As he spoko to himself wo
"How miserablo is my condition said he,
they try to force my door open, and I shall not
be ahlu to hear them ; I have no other resource but
to walch all night wi'.h candles bun, ing so as to lie
able lo ue my pi,4oIs if they undertako to rob
" He hid not the trouble ; I passed the night
near the fire and willingly pardoned the man, who
pieared to me so much to be pitied. He arose
early ihe next morning, gave thirty cents for the
xpenso df his horse, and, having mounted him, he
ldresd met
" I auk your pardon," said he, for having t ken
our bed. Ono t f my friend, who had been refus
ed lodging here, bet me twenty louis d'ors that I
tuld not get accommodated ; this sum is worth be
ing deaf for. A lo the rest, fir. I understand by
your conversation that you are going to bike the
steamlioiit ; I shall meet you there, and shall beg
ou lo accept a good brcokfit to repair tho bad
g'.t which you have paufd.
lie hastily departed after these words, and led us
much astonished at Ihe sang ftM with which he
had played his part.
tnttx th a . o. rieattMK.
;rci: noon ihiom.vkies.
The pby was the Lady of the Lake, and a mas-
wve gold chain was wanted for K'ng James to put
around Kllen'a neek, in the la-t nceno.
The property book diiection was briefly ".1 chain
fur t'i.'z-Jamet"
Whether someliody had been hoaxing the pro
perty man, or whether the thing arose purely out of
is own stupidity, we never d;ncovercd, but when
Fi't'Jsmea walked into the green-room at night, in
his royal silk and velvet robes, nnd snow-white
gauntlet, ready (or the last seeno, el ,i,k, we herd
a most ex r otdinary clatter in the vicinity of the
property ro m, and in came poor "Fly," (the pro-
irrty man) dragging, for be couldn't carry it, an
enot moo rusty iron tchain, sui h as is used in trans
porting bl.xk of granite through the street!
Mr. Fi z-Jamts, here's your chain sir," said oor
What .' almott shucked the royal Saxon, while
the whole company, then present in the green'
room, went cfl' convulsions of laugter.
"Ladies ond gentlemen,' exclaimed ihe stage
munig r, ruthing up from the prompt place, "you're
ditu:bii2 tho audience for 11 aveu's sake atop
thi laughing.
"uaughing, sir, laughing," ta d indignant F.lz-
James, "they would laugh, sir, if the thunder o
doormday was now crocking over the house I Will
you be so kind, sir, a to look at the chain t'tat this
man has brought me to put around the neck of
Ellen Dou jla. !"
The office of stage minagei is a moot n apons'Me
one to fi li gravity of couutenuncn is utmost in. lis
lienstl le. Our Worthy stage director bad, unfortu
nately for the dignity of his position, a tet of riri.
b!e that alway went off like powder al the fi st
sp -rk of fun. He look one glance at the enor
moos chain'l , grasped his side suddenly, and
then, seeing ihe sofis engaged, and it not being p-
lite to roll on the flor before ladies, he bounced out
of the green-room, and flung hiuifelf down behind
the wing, rolling and cboliug wilh laughter. This
was throwing brimstone into the fire. Every body
jumped np lo see the manager roll, and the lad-e
gave themselves up lo downright and uncontrolla
ble ccstaeies. Tie people iu front locked at one
another in consternation at healing fcniale scream
proceeding from behind the scene, and tho Actor
on the stsge forgot their parts, and said to each
other, (-idi,) '-What under Heaven is going on
in the green-room !"
My royal liego said Ellen Douglas, (s. very
charming young lady played her part,) addressing
Viu James, "if you put thai chain around my nexk,
you will orerpiiUHT mo, indeed you will."
Poor Fly stood in the centre of the group wi'h
an end of Ihe chain in one hnd, and bis property
b.xik in Ihet other, looking now at Ihe book and then
at the chain, and iben at lbs facetious crew around
him, most irrt'iiililu picture of ludicrous won
der. "Why, lady," said the gall-tnl King Jain','jou
need n't feat il; a chain ii-ed to tn inre a f'y.
cannot 1-e tvo heavy foi a lady."
prices or AnvruTisiyOa
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1 do 3 do . 0 7!i
1 di 3 di . .1 no
Rvry subsequent iii-ertii n, 0 35
Yearly Adveilisemenis, (with the privilege nf
alteration) one column $45; half column, $13,
three square, $13 ; two rquares, f 8 ; one square,
$. Without the privilege of alteration a liberal
di.-counl will lie made.
Advcitisemeuts led without direction aa to the
lenifth of limo they aro to be publinbed, will be
continued until ordered out, and chcrged accord
ingly. Cj'Sixleen lines make a squaro.
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"Still I do not wish to be undei such 1 weight
of even royal bounty," relurneJ the lady.
"Well, the devil fly away with this man-Fly,"
said ihe manager, picking hiinclf up. "Drag out
that chain cal.lo, sir, and ladica and gentlemen,
please straighten your face for the last scene,"
Bo ihe lady Ellen lent King James a chain of
her own to use, and the play went on.
An Orator done up.
We have plenty of such cattle as are below da
t-enbed in New Yoik( and shall see enough of
them between this day and Novemher 15,h. After
thai elate, they will go into retiracy until the Spring
Election. The sketch is frorn the Clipper t-8tv
ther Jonathan.
"Feller citisens," exclaimed an independent ortC'
tor on Tuesday night, about 13 o'clock, while be
held on to a lamp-post with one aim, and lashed
the ail with the other. "Feller citizen 1 I'm the
man-what stands up (when Tin not drunk) for in
diwidual rights! Hurra for our siJe ! it's no uso
of arguing the question, friends and feller cititen-
I'm as dry aa blazes, and Itavn't taken a horn for
the last five minute. Down with ab-b-bolitionism
and temperance socictirs ! them's my sentiment,
ond Fin likewise friendly to universal mjfaingi.
Go it, roarer and buster V
Hereupon the tremendous outpouring of elo
quence became so overpowering, that he forsook hi
best friend, the !amp-pot, and mad a lurch into
the gutter. "I'm in for it,"' continuej he, "to your
lents, oh ! Israel 1 the last link is broken, and I'm
a gone sucker. Friends and feller-citizen, d'ye sea
ihcm stars wot blinks in the blue heavans Soo
ner shall they fiy from their e ethereal peart than
I from the position I have taken in this affair I I'm
for a freo expression of sentiments, and no gag law
hurra for me ! them' my mliments !"
"Look hi re, mUter," said the Watch, interrupting;
the strain of pure and unadulterated patriotism,
"though you have no audience but myself, you ap
pear to be well backed and speak in gutter-l
tone. by, man, you can t tland up for yeur
Do you nvan to doubt my p p patriotism,
m'sterl" asked the orator, making a motion to tako
the il mr erect "Do you moan to insiuerwate thai
I can't support my aigumeut nor myself cither t
Friend and feller citizens I guv in my wole like)
a man I wentthe whole figure. Listen to the woice
of tho patriot who fought, bled and died for look
here, mister is ihero any liquor shop any where-
within a reasonable distance!"
"Yes, there' one a very short distance off, whet
you will be provided for"
Wh wh what' the name 1"
Tho Pilgrim' Uelreat"
Ii i hirJIy necessary lo add, that th orate was
bodied off to quod.
A Obakck Hir.-A Rev. gentlemen wasiidl.ig
along ihe road one day, and had on a cloak, whfli
he wore w hen tho elements without seemed to wag.v
war and dispute their claim to sujicrionty.of rathAr
an extraordinary make and pattern, cape upon rape
like the outworks in a regular fortification; so th t
when the rain had got po.-es-iion of one fold, it ba.l
a fresh one lo encounter. The wind were trying
their full power lo turn this Uiloi's barricade into
ridicule, and were assailing tho shoulder turrets in
all directions, wheu an Er.g!ih gentleman time op,
mounted on a very spirited horse, which had never
been trained to such sight, and took alarm, and al
iiust threw hi rider. Why, man," (aid John
Bull, "that cloak o' yours would frighten lbs
devil." Well," replied Ihe minister," thai' )us
my trade." Laird of Logan.
A humane chimney sweeper told a dislinguisheJ
lady that he had superseded the use ef climbing
boy, upon the humano principle, "What doyou
do," s.itd her ladyship to the humane man, kisttael
t-f using the boysl" fcVy," said ihe eweep, instead
of sending a b'y up the chimney, I g to the top
of the pot my si If, and having tied a string to tho
t til of a goose, I let bim elown with a string ; an J
then, 11. y lady, he flap, and he flaps awty hi
ving', vch. entirely clean th sut out of the chirn
ney altogether." Dear me," says the sensitive
('ourucss, "but (hat niOt le exceedingly painful te
the goose." "Yy, said ihe amisMe sweep, "so il ia.
my lady, vithout no manner of douM ba if your'
lid) ship is partikle r lo a goose a couple of dmL
vill J.i just as Veil."
A good wife ahould be Ilka three things, which
three thing she should not be like.
She should be like town's clock, keep lima
and regularity she should not be like- town's)
rkaek, speak so loud, that all ihe low mayhear.
fetie should be I ke an echo, speak when she i
spoken to; she should not he like an echo, always
to have Ihe last word,
She should lie like a swa l, keep within her own
houe ; she should ne4 be like a snail, carry all ah
has upon ber back.
Not to ai Dovt" Twit. A vagrant, wha
fleeted deafness, being brought Ixforo a bench of
magistrates, resolutely ri'fused to hear the question)
that were put to him. At length one of the jueti.
. , to lest Ihe suvpwted prisoner, aaid to bim,
" You are discharged." " No, no ! cried the cun
ning vagabonJ, " I have been taken in that way
be loie "
Al 1 Uhniail being upUaidcd with MiirJicet
ai.l, be hd - brave a h'r.rl as any luun in the)
mmy,l ut h.s .0 vr liy -- lw .j-f tuarvay with if.