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?I:WT.I9IMb .EVE1 . 1.74' TIIURSDAY. M . OOO
. B y. a. B. OVIATT,
CORNER OF I!l,3iLl6.l3QirAiti
117.141Eit aQ in Advanoe.
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Bich klubsecluent ,
Business Cards lrith paper
.or Bore .he.dolible the above . rates,
Twelve . lines Broviertype; or eight linos nonpareil, is
rated a square. • 1 • . • ••••• •
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EMMETT HOUSE - • • •
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Smiettiport, giKeen.Eo., .Pa; E, B. MASON; ~Piopriotoi
. --opposite the Ccinrtlletiso. . A new; large, conimodi
..ous and well furnished kluge: - , • '• ' '
• OEO. N. MASON, • .
kisaier in Stoves, Tin Ware, Jappaned Ware, - ke., west
side 'of the Public:2444re, Smetirport, Pa.. Opstorn
• • work done to order on the. shortest notice., and in 'the
ineeeimbOantial rnanner: ....2„
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SPRAGUE: w o uld reePeetrullY announce toi the
• eitizeui of S p ethport and Vicinity,. that . ho' has fitted
up an office, and to prepared to attend to. - all business
in hie profession. Aitificiel teeth inserted upon act- •
-unitise 1 013416 f, andso as to prescrie thenatmeal
p,ression'of the taco' operations in Dental Stuirery:
done (unskillful. mannee. ' • ;IOC'
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'Desist n Stoves, Tin Ware, ,Tappttned Ware, &a., west
end of. 'the' Public: t3ouare,. Sniethport; Pa... Custrini
• vrork don't) to order onthe shortest notice, and le tbd
: . most substantial Manner: •. .. . -. .- .: ' • . . *,
J).111D, Proprieter, Olean, N. Y. .' Otianibus runs
'to and from the New, York'and Erie inn Road. • .Btages
..• forfirnethport and Ceres • • ' • - 1 . •
1. J 00000D-Pkoprietor. - Ridgway, Pa. This Hotel .is
new and furaished . in modern style", has ample accom
modations, and is, in all respactS, a First Class lintel.
• Ridgway,. Elk Co:.Pa. May .24, •1666 .• ' •
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JOHN Wave, , Pieprietor• This honee I s 'situated hal
• way between Brnethport and . Olean...* A :convenien
' an co conodieus bons !i attentii,e and obliging attend
ante, and low pilces. • .' - •
.Eldred,'ll4Ly 17 MO." '• • • .. •
• -A. D. HAMLIN • ' • • ":
13tivejoi p Draftsman Conveyancer,. and 14a1 Estate
Amt. Eimetliporti SPKoap county; Pa., . '• .
A. N. ,TAYLOR,
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Dealer In Dry Goods, Groceries, Pork,' Flour Salt, Fish .
.. ..Ready-Hide Clothing, Boots ani. Shoes. Flour,
WILLIAM 'WILKIN,- ' ' .- , • '
Practical Mechtinic, •Millirright Eridge-builder, Ac
Port Allegheny, M'Kean county, Pa... .' ... ' .
J. L. BROWN,
SURVEYOR., DRAFTELVAN,TONVEtANCERAnd Real
Bitsti Agent; Office, Willialcsville, Elk Co., Penn'n
Chapin & Eau's.,
W. B...Brovinell, Esq.,
'Nod. A. I. Wilcox,
..: :- : . • ':,. CARVER HOUSE,,' -• • .-' '.
"lows 11. llnta.Proprletor., earner or Water and flicker
Atraa t et , Warren, Pa. 'General Stage•OffiCe: . . • .
Fronting • the Public tiqUare, Olean,. N. Y, -James M.
Brutes. Proprietor.. The Folie,s-ljouSe Is entirely new
and built of brick, and is furnished In:Modern style.
'The. proprietor Alattere himself that his aeennininda
, lions are not surPasseil.by any hotel.in Westerri New
York., Oarriages ritrito and from the. NeW ,Yerk antl•
Trie-Ratiltind, • • .
Arionnur eT Leuk;'Smatlinort,. M , Kean County.
Agent' for Ames. Keatin; k:Co.'s Lands Attends
especially to the Collection of Claims; Exainination of
Land Titles. ' Payment 'of' Taxes, and all husidehs tele
, tie% to'RealEatate..:Otliee'in ILimlin Illock..•
E.BOIIQHTON • ELDRED,.
.attorney and , .Counielloi , at Lair,. Etnethpoct; Aftli;:ean
County,' Pa... Ifusiness entrusted to bis• care for the
:counties of 11l 7 Keany Potte r and Elk Mill be promptly
:attended to.. Office in the Court House, second iloor.•
DR. L. R. WISNER,
physician and Surgeon, Eimetlipiiri, Pa, 'will attend to
• all professional calls with promptness.... Office in dart
well Block, second - Boor. . , • ' •
THING & ]HILLER,
Wholesale anditotal Dealers in Staple and Fancy Dry
'Greeds, Carpating r iteady Blade Clothing, and ,General
Puralahlog Goods, Sento andhhoes, Wall' andindow
Paper, Looking Glasses &a.. At. Die, N; W
/OEN C. BAcICUS,.
Atterae . y.and Oonueelkir at Law, Smethport,BlPlCedn 0 o
Pa. Will attend to all buslneas in tile profeeelon in the
counties of M'Kaan, Potter and Elk; 'Offlionver O.
Sartwpil Sc.Brothera , Store. • , .
Corner of Second and Lilnirty streets, Warren,..
• A. BABBOR, Proprietor.. Travelers ivill.,.iind.good tic
. commodations and reasonable charges.
LAiill36ol. 'Proptietor,— , Ailegliony Bridge, lil , lteau
C 0.,. P. Title houeo.ll4 situated about. nine ndlooi (row
• limet.hpoti en. pie' road to -Olean, sed . will . • be found a
einkvenient stopiilng- place .• •
• ' VALLEY HOTEL,
T: CitioDwui. This house Ix, eltuatod about ltro milo
front Sraetltport On too road to Olean. Pleasure partie
• tind °that's Cali be accommodated nn the shortest notice,
' • .W. 8. BROWNELL,
Dealer in Dry Good4t,.Groaariesi Crockery, Hardware
Boot., Shoes,Hatß„Capg, Glats, Natlß;oll6, &a., 4ca
Nast aide of the Publio Square, Smethpart, Pa.
Shippen,• Miltoan Co., Pa; _N..L..DYKE, Proprietor.
A commodious and 'yell-fnrnialiod bonne. Strangers
and t,avelorß will find good aocomthodations.
PORT ALLEGANY HOUSE,
„ERICH 11. DOLLET, Proprietor., - tit Port Allegany,
Eean County, Pa.: Thin Hotel insitunted.nt the Juno
!lon.of the Smetliport and Allognny River tondo, nine
miffs east'of Smethport, . '
.A 8 T.OR
• . SMETHPQRT,.III,KEAN CO., Pa.
WIC HASKELL ',Propietor..
• this . ifi l ue is woll :caladated. for the aCemnnendation
or the' Tritielliag Public; having rodontly been repaired
lad remodeled,' Good Rains and &radon. • Charges . rea
'enable: •Stacee for Olean, Shippen and Ridgway.
.Sinethport;July 2, 1800. • • .
To Those Interested in Miningl and
, . . • .•
WII. BARNES offers hia services for . the'exaniins•
o. lion of Illinois' Lands 'in 151'lean and Elk coun=
ties; and, will give his Opinion ~as to 'fitteLVALII.F; OF
)(Ma t 'lce., Those engaging his serviciii will receive
ell' necessary and reliable information. Ilistdence at the
Bunker Hill Mines, , . :. . - -
dergennb 31 , Konn Co., Juni aQ, ISR, • ' , .. .
It was .a told night: The library 'shutters
,rattled so as to make us nervoust . but we press
ed the strong iron' bars over them, dnd we eould
listen to the wind with less'disturbance. Now
and then-it . iveuld 'go out in a diad • Shriek upon
the night Watches, like' the wail of' a.'mother
over her:lost child,-that• Wail of a crushed.
hope. Fitfully at •first, as if Abe 'weeper dared
not, to weep aloud,.then more distinct, until it
swelled into a thrilling wail that. made one
start.Withlright, and then it would die - away
faintly, as if the heart.- was breaking and life
had departed with the last. nines of that sad,
. There is an old tree above the wing thatcon-:
tains the library, and we—that. is Willis and
—could'ear it tussling with that mad wind,
like a human being struggling with some bitter
foe. We had listened to it an hour or more in
perfect silence. hwas.reading by the fire-light;
and paused to listen, when it ceased.. I looked
for 'thy. companion; he. stood by • the window
which overlooked:the village. road:. He had
opened one of the shutters and was gazing out
into the night.' • •k.
"There he' goes—the spirit :of the sterm.".
As, he - spoke. there Was a bright flash of light-
rfing, and Istood by,his sidey . watching the
lege road:, It was a.ciuick, anxious glance, yet
I saw a black horse •ancl..its rider dash madly
over the old bridge, and the next moment they
Were lost in the- darkness. . Then foll Owed
crash of thunder that shook theearth itself, and
then went-rolling away aidong the ,mountains;
now louder - echoing from some cliff or moor
.ing, through some, far off..glen; until it died
away, and stillneis: ensued, more sublime' than .
the voicethat preceded: it. • •
f_ , Dicl•youAline Thomas? 'She gjewup
you were away; She . was beatiful, proudly
beautiful, with- her 'dark, mournful eyes , and
pale features, and her form—it was: so light
and graceful. • Ar.d very kind and gentle, too,'
was 41, line—ever by .the sick .couch of some.
poor stranger, or aiding the. Poor stranger on
his lone pilgrimage.. I verily believe there was
not an old.man who did not dream of her when
he dreamed of angels in HeaVen.. - Never was,
there one mere beautiful than Alitie--tiOne,
Wiilis'paused • for r an• instant es he uttered
this 'fast sentence, and I saw a' shade. of .sup
pressed grief pas. 4, like a cloud in a swift wind
across his face. knew that, he, cstood in the
presence Of a holy : visictm, And as the past .
went before him with stately tread and solemn
mein—aa the loved past evergoes before us in
these latter days—l' turned my face, and left
him to the communion of ttiai.sweet.dream.
He rbmembered the °story he was telling no
tenger. -He remembered only
Long years since he had buried it out of his
sight. He hectid the wind Ito longer; he heard
onlythat. low voice, now musical with 'laugh
ter, now tvith song. •.
As a natural. consequence of lie( position:
• 20 00
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'for..she was the rectoi;s'daughterand.her'sin
' gtqar'•beatity-,---Aline 'Thomas Was. SometiMes
imperimis and proud. She did nar.attempt to
conceal her dislike - ter some of the fOrward who•
preseed their'attentio'ns mien • her, or .her dis
pleasure -at an ill-expressed.or to&open coiripli-•
meet. How it:was I , knOw not; perhaps his si
lent admiration .Was better snited to he taste;
perchance from Hie • nattiral kindness •of her
heart, - that• led her to See the hineliiess of
and to.compassionatellie:nervons'',humor with .
whicli:her presence,inspired hirn;:for these or
other reasons . • she. ,sotin distinguished .psear
Lyle and shewed..pleasure fn conversing with
him. They were young then, 'very...young,, yet'
ever after. Oscar Lyle wasi her favorite. .
'You might•see them any summer evening,
.. Buena Pieta.. Pa
Sitting 'side by side, in the 'red twilight: talk:,
.as familiarly as brother and sister of the fulurb.
and of• the past as'well. And then there Was .
Aline"s father, g strong, tine looking man,' end
good old Major •OraysOn . ,: Who •uSed to "drop
in" of an 'evening for-pleasant converse.. 'Those
were Snored hours for those tWo - y . mung hearts;
yet, ale's!_ the . .past . ..never comes back again,
'save in memory—then Only to pain us with sad'
regrets of dark hours for some unkindly-spekeri
Sitting there; . in the 'old: village 'church, in
the red light : that fell through' the' stained glass
Windows,..even - then he felt angels. mtiarbe like.
Aline Thoinas, who, with .meek' and revetelft
'face, listened to the'vi , ords of the good'old rec.,
tor; he loomed not'ution the Cold
,world•its it' is
burgs it seemed. • t• • .• • -
• : How . strangely ; our childhood „shadows forth
ourlife! It was May-day antl.Aline was to 'he
(peep. As they stole out through the old•
wieket,. Lyle plated a wreath of flowers Open
her white brow, tied 'with' a • brOad
. .white rib
„bon; • How:Aline . tbanked'hirnWith lfer smiles!
Atuf they Were Tperry withlheir dance and, with
'their song, until the young sciiiire Come. The.
wade youpg . lad, no-Older than Oscar Lyle, but
proud and self-willed; And hi must kiss' the
fOratioth! and Aline blushed, dreW - back
until Oscar Came to the rescue: There Wes a
onick„moyementof the youth's arm, and Var.
ter'Gra . yson fell.like,a , log at his- feet; while
Aline, weeping and trerribling . , tore the wreath
from her.forchead, and would sing no more
'Nearly i,vreelc after thdt, Oscar Lyle . visi
ted the parsonage, and they:ltold'hiro Arline:Was
unwell: :He paused a moment, and • his cheek
paled. ' Then: pushing . the :lerrified...servant
aside, hehastened to the drawing,.foon. 'She
lay half reclining upon •rt rich velvet:couch,
looking wildly lovely-in a dress or pure white
muslin; yether face wore-I!: deeper ..shnde of
.pensiveness than was itswont, and . , she •turned
not to meet him :when he entered the room.
ccAliceP r he gaimed,..springing.to her
• She glanced Up-the knew all then; the stain
fed' border of her. head
. dress:—.it 'was 'his . . gift,-
:Walter Giayson's. .* • • • ".. • . •
were no fault of; mine,, Oscar, if I turn'
•froni,thee,'? she said.' - .!tHe is Miy 'father,- and
it is hiS wish; he is all the friend I have in'this
wide world,. but you; Oscar. - And you will he .
my trierid, mp . brothei, in'thiadark hour . . You
Will forgive:me, Oscar?"-amlshe laid her hand
onon his arm, and 'raised those large ;. pleading
blue eyes, to his, toYou will forgive , me, Os- .
'citr?P • ;
(gMay Go . d foigive thee, Aline—:lne'ver can."
He turned away,nrid Aline Tho Mas was alone.
The rector met hitni iri the hall. ,
• "Aline' told ydur • , he, inquiringly; 'yet
blame her. not, it .is better thus, You are poor
THE RECTOR'S DAUGHTER
, . a
• now,.oscar;". end. , bitter • Smile • wreathed: his,
lips, as he.turned . •away. :
«I am Ooor-now,-Nr..Thomns ; •i•et yen Shall
feel, proud .tO call me friend." • Oscar 1416
turned•avAy as . he : spoke, antrwhen he left the
parsonage, tbere.was another , green • grave. in
hiSsmemory, and another loved had,beeri buried
a• lone spot in hie heritt„,A - line Thomas wag
to , be,a forgotten' name in future '.• •
ft was a wild night, just such a night as this.
It was the • night .before the trial:- Yes,. Mr:
Thomas had been Chaiged with crime by the
laws of the country,
.deemed unpardonable. -A
.dispute had' risen between him and, his son-in
law; Walter fell on , the floor's corpse. :.The
Villagers pitied the •old man; • and 'everything
that could be done was cheerfully performed...—
.services . of the most renowned adyocate
had been.proeured; and..many hoped . that;...on
the. Morrow . , Mr. Thomas might throw . off' the
ehains • df the. convict;' yet they dared 'not
breathe that hope; it Was so faint. .
• One heart was, bleeding , all alone 'on that
wild.Mght, the: richly furnished boudoir .of
that old house. The'heavy drapety that fell
over . the large windows:hall concealed the slen
der form; yet the fare was such tin one as you
might sea in the ideal of an' artist's dream.
The dark, mournful . °Yes . beamed - with a tender
.softness, contrasting strangely with ashy pale
ness; of that younglace.,.so lovely. its outlines,.
so.beaut;ifurin its beep grief. •
'dcWillhe.comel" and the lady.' pressed ;her
.face hard against the until it i)6.
61i me clouded byler quick, friinting . breath:
she listened, yet there we's .no- an= .
swer—no sound, save the rustling of the old
tree against the window, and the fieree patter
ing ofthe rain against the glass. - Still her face ,
was pressed hard.against the window.pate, and
. 60 pale features were lit ' . by 'a wild, ..intense
excitement.. Ydt,. she could . see' nothin'g's
nothing,,only that gaunt . old, sentinel'. by , ' the
windbw, its- huge foi blaekened by. approach,,
ing night,'end the long, brick looking . dark,. and
.shadetyyjn the.deepening gloom: Fainter and .
thord'shadowy.became the objects tO her view,
and the rain beat. more faintly against the Win
' She drew back with ; a cold shudder; and al,.
IciWed the rich drapery to fall back amid, its
place, 'While she sunk .deeperand deeper amid
the 'riQh pile of cushions; and %Yet's - a
.liright . emileilitted 'over that Palo (hie; .She
was' in a dream-land. — Oscar Lyle again ;stood
by her.sik,, leaning against•the chancel rails in
the'Old villageichurch;..listening to the voice of
the gootirec.!or; again she wandered. through
theold .wood; visited-Fairy Knoll, Anil their old
haunts.again, and wove those:Wild forest flow
ers,into'brighta wreaths, silting there on the old
stone bench, in The 'pale moonlight; :with the
church spire - in the , diStance.. .she 'dreamed,
and the smile of trusting faithatole over , that
Pale face, 'like a 'ray. of sunlight oVer 'et:summer
cloud. She thought he'%v'es doubting' her con
stancy, and -She lisped a wild
'"Oscar, dg you
,doulrt rner'. • :
-Again she. a; clasped - to: that manly hiterist,
and a - wild cry. of joy Warbled' *.up. froth her
throat; and then she started: . The bright
dream passed: She
,started froth the conch,
and gazed Out into the night; yet; she.could din;
certi nothine, nothing, only a - dark shadow, as
it now and then swept pair the window.
was.the old tree.' .The rain still beat fiercely
against the window..paueS, and shecMildhear a
faint,,mnurnfal, dismal sound, like the rattling
of.hail—it was the . rain dripping ;in the court
She sprang from the window and ttirnetd torn .
mnilile-topped lamp'of ftristed
htxrnina lipna'it';' and near it stood
.11 tiny bell el: 'save"... She grasped it ivitli an
ittilatient :metier!, rung it - sharply, then
.11pda:the - couch, the shad pws deep,
eninz iipOn her pale . face.: The clehi;'..silyary
chimes sounded through •thiise spacioUs
chambers and soon a servant entCsed the room.
Yet. you could not hear the. sound of. his loot-
s.t .so heavy wore the fOr
voor feet wOuld'sink doivn - int.6 . oe - m.as if iii a
has he coma.?" .and she , ben,f'.'enEetly
forward . , oriti white band clutehini the fdds
the. drapery:. •
"He waits: below in the vestibule, ma'am."
4 .ccAnd: is dt he.?" and •her ft:4m tVerabled:
with.eXeiteinent, while bar heart beat wildly . ;
anther dark eyesshone with a half:maddened .
:• • . . • .
“You are sure it
t6I nna,: ma'am.?! • •
cAh,.fibw in sorb a stnrin:'.i
A moisture gathered in these large,.dark'
ekes,' and she sank into a half 'unconscious
dream.: .'. ~• • •
' “Did.you.tell him , John.P!'and..ehe . •started
ram the epti . thy into which she had fallen:- '•-•
• 4cl told him , nothing.' • •
"itiswell ; then ; the hour ?"
"If is pa 4 thidnkht."
~"So late ! and I have been 'Musing. here So
long,•and of him.". She Checked herself,' a
deep bine suffusing her'. cheeks. “Von- may
show him in, John','.! a tld• she sank.baCk upon
.the conch, the white drapery 'Clutched convul7
sive!) , in the jeweled hand.. . •
AaliadOw . fell over the. .c . depet, - and the noble.
form of the advocate stole into the room. He
reated'one arm upon the marble mantel, -and ,
stood gazing upon the beatitiful being before
him, a bitter arnile . 'jesting 'Upon his fine fee.
'tree. "Aline!". broke in a soft whisper'from
She sprang forward, tilurmering that . dear
name; and 'Noah! shave thrown herself. into his
arms, but he waved her back 'with a proud gas_
.turn, and 'stoodsilent, with that haughty smile
stilt resting upon his pale features, She bed
sank. .back .upon the . couch, trembling•like
wounded dove, or like a bright floWer; blighted
by the:cold minter wind—an earnest, PiVadi!li.
prayer beaming from, those dark eyes, '
‘..Oscar I Oscar!
,spare:me 1 em wretched !
I: am punished ! Spare me! spare me I I repent I
'He is deadhe for whom.lleft y4u. Oh I .it
. Wits a solitary fault ! Bitterly, oh l.bow bitter- .
ly atoned fo'r •. •
‘ , oh, save`!. .save tne!" she cried, "interruOt- . •
ing hitp,"an l•stretching out Her arms. in suppli
cation,'„ ~ , L iet, m e know-that you are my friend
in' this darkhoitr, and that, you' forgive tries
cc:Mine, Lam, as ever, thy crien4.":
"And you Will Save father',".
"If God's will permits,"
4 ; 31 0'4 et!v.en bleu. you." - : . • ' • . '.....
• , .
'Aline" —'and the ettme Id snail° Wreikthed
itielipsid was young whe I•first•met you at
th, c>. wit son a ge, arid I thought no lovelike thine;
you vvere . my,angel. Yet,. w en I learned that
wrong, my heart wae • crushed; yetin that
dark' hour, f • f9und a frlentLimy• . rriothekt . arid
•on .hei I.lavjehed 'ill - my . -yourtg, affections.—
When poor, she shiired'inY poverty', and elieer:-•
ed the on to brighter days. ,I became wealthy,.
and she• smiled upon my. lime, sharing • my
'.'Yet, Oscar; forgive me I" only say that yoli
forgive the I". ', • , - . • . •
" , You'are. forgiven, .Aline : and you may for
get the blighting of one.young heart.",' . . .
0 , ‘Has he gope•?" end Aline pressed her hands .
wildly upon her forehead. •itlhave seen him—
yet, A! what n'ineeting I 'and ..she sink . upon
the floor. ' •'. • . - . - '•
There' was n wild cry, •no louder than the
notes of a bird, yet so full of agony..* They
laid her gently upon the coneh,.(end, welched
by her side that night for she was ill, very
ill—yet it was - henit Sickness:
:The trial was over; :and M. Thomas was
riequitted..... The jurors, - stern men though.they.
:% ere. could' not resist the hurning.eloquenee of
tile 3rieng advocate . ; On .yvitluiut- their seats,
.they declared' the, prisoner at the 'bar . . ricit..gail.7
Then arose a - cheer, so:loud that. it shook
the building ;. and 'then . the yard in front' filled
with the crowd,
,all anxious and eager to,catch'
a .view Of the young harrister. ' •
.Ile , soon .appeared, with a fi ne•lpoking womah
le.nning upon his arm, followed by the old 'man
and Mine. - He greeted them . kindly, pausing
now :and` then ..to gresp the proffered hand done
more eager than the rest to hear 'that voice
.tocik Aline'S hand as, they *reached the
carriage, and assisted her .in --then the aged
.Heaven !Areas you, Oscan".
The . large,' moOrnfail eyes were
a wild intensity upon his.; and when thd car -
riage drove off, and she .could no longer 'See
him from the window, 'she sarik down among
the cushions—the light of that *young heart had
gone forever. " •
• They never* met again. Oscar Lyle became
renowned. barrister; but Aline lios in the
'village church-yar d. '.The old mAn .• " .
lives alone in the venerable man- .
sirm;-end whenevera storm sweeps over the
grave of Aline, and clasping the cold 'marble in
his arms, • Watches there - all through the long
night: ' It is there hid, triad,. fancy has: taken
He 'watches by , the grave of Aline I
Defences of Charleston Harbor
The Charlestim i?lfercury gives along account
of the defences of the harbor ht that port, from
which-we Copy the ,
This is an enclosed water-battery, hai , ing a.
front on the south, or:water side, of . about 30Q
'feet,itA a depth of about 240 feet.' It ia'built
with aailant . cincl.re 7 enacting'angles on all sides,
.admirably adapted for defence, either
from the attack of.a storming. party, or by reg
ular approaches. The outer and, inner walls
.are ofibrick, capped with stone, and filled in .
with earth, Making a solid wall I's Or 16 feet in
thickness. ' :. ' ' • .
According to the , Chtirleston Mercury,.*l7o
men' are constantly at Work in making irnprove
merits etthis torn diching around 'the entire
circumference,.. and. erected tr . glacis; cloSing
up . the postern gates in the'east and west .halls,
and instead, cutting sally ports, which lead in
strong o6t-work on the north-east arid north-
•West angles,. in which' twelve-pounder howit
zer, guns Will be pleiced,•, enabling the. garrisoh
to,sW'eep the ditch on three aides .with grape
and connister; The north west angle.of the
'fort hae also been strengthened by .n bastion.
ette,. to.stistain the Weight 'of a heavy; gun
which will command the main street of the is
land.' The.main entrance'has also been bette . r.
secured.and a:traiOnor two feet square, cut in
the door for ingress and egress. At thiti time
the height. of the.wall from the bottom of 'the ' h to the top Of the parapet, is 20. feet.. The
ditch- is from 12 to - 13 feet wide at the base,
. The purpose of the glricis,, which is an
nedPlane, to'expose an attacfcing, party to
the fire of the guns,• which ore so ploced as to
expose it tothe.firepf- the gtins, which are so
placed as to.: sweep it. from the crest of Ole
counterscran to the edge of the ,beach. On the
.north side all the wooden gall 'cases have been
placed clOSe together . on the rnmparta apparent•
ly for the, purpose of seeuting it.against an es
clads, but , possihtrits o screen for a battery of
henvi! guns. Field pieces have.been fdaced,in
position on the green within' eron, and none
of the expedients of military engineering have
been neglected to make the position as siren
This is a work of a solid masonry; octagonal
in form, pierced on the north, east 'and
sides with .a double row of port: holes for the
heaviest guns; and on the south or land side, in
addition to opening for guns, loopholee (Or mus
ketry, stands in the middle of. the harbor, •on
the edge of the Ship channel, and is to be bomb
proof.. The armament of Gott Sumtereonsiste
of 140 guns, many of. them" thine. the formida
ble ten-inch "Columbisds;" which.throweither
shot or shell.. The wharf, or landirig;ii on the:
kJutis Side, and is; of course, exposed to a cross.
fire from all.the opeilings on that side.' .1
CASTLE . PIQKNEY
is laeated on the southern seitrarnity of a nar.
row strip . of marsh dand y which :extend, in.a
norlheriy direetitin, of 'Oog Island channel; To'
.the 'harbor side.the sci-called• castle• presents a
circular, limit.' • It has never been - considered of
much consequence.as a fortreas; 'although its
. . .
proximity, to the city would give importance,
.if properly garrisoned:
The'following is considered by an old expe.
rienced farmer as a pretty Sure'remedy . for-the
o•petatee, Select a 'suitable piece ,of
grinindf plow .to , the full depth of the.good soil,
and; as•the old. farmers Bey, so ap to "turn up a .
'lced° yeller dirt;" then sub Soil; manure at?
highly as possible—it - doesn't matter much with
'what,,so that it-be rich, and enough of .it---and
when you have done all the rest—rfain.,trith,
dian'torn: '• • •
• .. •
.•••• • •••• • -
. . . .
History . cdnstantly rellectillself,and therei•is
nothing new in the aeirigate of human eventril
all' - .knew , that . different circumstances call
(or different detailii, but the. end Ise!, the same: ,
There ie only way coming
.into the World,
says Dean Swift; hitt the.res : are hundreds . , of,
going . out of itr. and there are hundreds of : cad=
lea of war, but, 'after all, there is but-one kind ,
of war,. . Death and destruction . are the: two
ends, to be. accomplished 'in allwakere, - let. It
be waged when or where it will.' ..•!
„ . .
.The accounts which • were received lest
u.veek. of ..the . sack of the Emperor's summer:
palace in Pekin by the anted British and French
treime, , read exactly like the 'accounts publish
edhut a few years ago of theritick of the royal
palace in by, the .British- troops. The,
sane base love of-e , 100t,” the - Sarno -barbaric
splendors in each case sacrificed to the reckless
brutality of the same' exasperated"troops, - A
correspondent of one Of . the • London
giving an .account .of the sack of the .Empe
ror's palace says: • • ••
“The sutorrier.paince . is about five' miles, by
a circuitous road; northwest of this camp, out.
s'de the earl hw e rk.• A description it givL
en in Stanton's account of Lord MacartneY's . :
Embassy, and other works on Chine,. but mo
pen can describe correctly the scene .that has
taken place there within the last two days'. In
discriminnte loot has been 'allowed. The pub
lic,reception hall; the.: State 'and private. bed
rooms, boudoirs; and -every 'other 'apartment,
haVe been ransacked,', articles 'of "virtu, of -na
iive, and foreign 'Workmanship,. 'taken, or bro.
ken if, too large to be.carried' . aWay, ornamen.
tal lattice -work, screens, jade stone ornaments,
jars, clocks, watches and other pieces of mech..
anism, curtains arid 'furniture-110110 have. es.
coped from destruction'. There were extensive
wardrobeS :.of•evety article' of;: dress: coats
richly'ernbroldererin silk, and gold thread, in
the Imperial•Diagon pattermbOots, -heed-dress
es,,fans; &c.; in :fact; rooms: all but filled vi , ith .
them; store' rooms of ' manufactured silk in
rolls; such ea may 'be hi:night in 'Canton' at•
.twenty dollars:to thirty derai; per 'piece, 'B'y
calculation made in the roorris'Aere must have
been 70,000 or 80,000 . pieces, hundreds were
thrown and trampled on,' and. the floor.
covered thickly with them; Men were throw
ing• them at each.other, andell taking: B k manf'
as..they'rould carry. .They were'irsed instead,
of rope to Secure the loading of carts Ailed
with' them.. :Throughout the French • camp I
werehundreds Of. pieces, some heaped up, oth
ers used to make tents or beds and coverlets...
"To : the' afternoon yesterday a party. .or
Frencfr: k i , ent through the nrairtments . with'
sticks, Lirealcing • everything Abet reniained—
mirrors, screens, panels,. &e.' It.irsaid that
they 'lid so in revenge' for the barbarous treat
ment the released prisoners, their countrymen,
had. received.:: , . • ••• •
"A treasury containing a large quantity of
ingotaand sysee silVer. •is Armlet' yharge of a '
guard, and is : to be. .'divided between the Eng:
list) and trench.P . • •
In Mr. Ruasell's letter , from India during the'
greet Sepoy. revolution; he gives,a similar. des
.of the saeliet Delhi.
‘‘At. every door -there is an eager . crowd
smashing ihe'parielir with the stock's of 'the fire
lockrioarbreaking the fasteninge by discharges
of their weapons. The buildings stir
roupd the courts,are irregidar in • Bum, for here
and there the lineS of the 'quadrangle 'are bro
ken by columned fronts and roily partienes..bra:
fore the, mansions of the . Ministry, •or the
great of the royal household, Which are
resplendent with richly gilt roofs and'ilotries;
fore and there the invaders have forcedthe . ie,
wayintrathralong• corridors,. and yorabeer the'
musketry rattling Insider' the :crash. of ;leis,
Ahn"ts and yells .01 the cernhattants,
the little jets of smo ke curl out : of the. closed
lattices.. Lying amid tbe erange•groVes, are ,
.dead andrlying &Toys; • rind, the white statittes
are reddened with - Leanieglagainst a'
ymiling venusjs a British soldier, shot through'
the neck, gasping, and at' every - g . asp bleeding
to derith. Here and •there, officers are•Timning;
'to and, fro after their men; . peestiading or threat
"eeini, in vain.. From the ' broken pertals 'issue
'Soldiers Idea with loot or' phieder.. -Shavrlsi,
rich tapestry', geld and silver .brocade, caskets
of - jewels, arms,. splendid 'dresses,. . The men
are wild •with fury and hist of gold—literally
drunk with plunder.... Sortie 'come out with
na vases or mirrors; dash 'them to pieces on the
around, and rettitn to seek some more valuable
booty. others are.besy.eouging out the pre
cious stones from the stems of pipes, from sad,
tile-cloths; or the hilts Of swords, or' the brats
of pistols or fire-arms.sw . athe `their
bodies in _girdle crested with precious metals
arolgems; •• • • '
• ~ The Soldiers had broken up several of .the
store-rooms arid. pitched the • contents frito'the
court, which was lumbered with vases, with
embroidered:'cloths,. and , silver, brocade,
silvi vessels;'arnia,- hanntiris, - drums, 'shawls'
scarfs, musical instrurneutS, mirrotS, - pictures,.
books, accounts, ,medicine bottles," &e.
• "They smashedthe fowling ,pieces -and pis
torsi° get at the gold mountings and the stones
set in the stocks. They horned tea lire which
theymade in the Centre'of the court, brocades
and embroidered for-the sake of ,the'
gold and silver china and gloss they dnailed
to , pieces in pure wantonness! pictures they
ripped up or tossed into the flatnes, 'and fund.:
ture shared the same fate." •.- "' •
. . .
•The soldiers' who: perpetrated , these .;acts ot
savazo feroeity - were not barbarians,
ish Christians, who bad been .eduented in Sna,
day•sehoois .and listened to . elitireli 7 going,. bells
,in their ehildhood,.and had been uses, to repeat,
ins the Lord's Prayer.before 'c
losing their eyes
;But -War t .
had precis'ely . theiame of
feet.nruin .t hem. that it hail upon, the followsis .
Genghis Khan, of Hannibal, of Alaricy . tunl of
all the pagan leaders who letl'lheir followers, to
ArcENTut.srAsite CAnor.tyt.t:g.--.-The Charles
, ton corregpOndept of fhe N. Y. World writes:
Cant. Berry is a.vrcy fierce pa'lriot, as youtraay
judge 'from•a 'remarlc that
,he once ;made.- , j
would'reiher. be bung: , in' South•..Carolina,' he
said, ' , than . die • a pitural, death, in, 'any . other
. . .
• Ile' is a brave man who 60 afraid to .„wear
his 'old clothes till he is able to pay Toi new ones.
SACK 'OF PEKIN.
• • - tatio'itrit'::
11AN'S D , ,-. • ;,.. - '
Let him leain;
~rraYe a' WritOr;;l4:**ritettill
to woman for these' trodOubted achleverneliti of .
her sex, that it is sheehe; : •iirre MOO thin he,
and she roe' often in' spite ofhlM-..4,Wb0 hap OW
efiristendoni from lapsing briel(,-.lntra,tiarbariein
—kept..mercyind, truth', irony tieing, , utterly'
overborne hy :these two Ore 40 - .Mone tete—
mon ey ,n rid war.. , Let him b e 'gra te fol'for; this;
that allmet . every great .sopl itilit'll,as beirdled'
forward or lifted up,thkrace hair been lartifsh
ed for each nehle'Oesil, and inipiiefhwith eael(,
patriotic and holy aspiration, - by,. tbe retiring
fortitude of : Some Spartan; ;Or 'friar/ than:Spar- -
tan—some Christian riither,-AtrorMs the ilea
liv r r,r of t hie people, drawn ottr, of the•Nne by
the KingS daughter; - . Same one hissihintiod,
only a symbol of.the Way that letter.
instincralways outwii.the tyrannicaldiploma
cy of man. Let him cheerfully remeinber that'
though the sinewy sex achieves •enterpriee on
public' heaters, it to tho nerie and 'sensibility
of the - othOr that arm the mind'aUd inflame the
soot in.secret. 'lrA,lnan diecoverod. America;
big a women 4 equlpped the voyege,O . 'So ev
ery*here; man executes the performitige ; but
woman train's the Man.' V., , 'very effectual' per- ,
sOn, leaving ' his , erk . ..on the, ,world; is: but.
another COlumbui rn ,' 'fin whiree tarnishing rfrui
Isabella, in the form,of' his Mother, Nys down ''
her jewelry, her vanities, I* ceirnfort. 4 '
Above all let not. man practice on woman '
the perpetual and sham:deal filsehood'of pre.'
tending admirationAnclactinte riiiiioTpt. '. Let
them not exhaust their : kindness In''adorning ,
her person, rind ask in return the humiliation
Of her Soul. - Jet them not assent to'hor every
high opinion, _as df she wire:trot strong enough '
to maintain it agninsroppositioni nor yet man
ofacture'epinien for her; and force it on her
° Lot therm•not 'erncify her
emotions, nor ridicule' her frality,-stor. crush her,
individuality, , nor josolt her depinderice, nor
play; mean' Seats upon , her bonorin coniieial •
cc:mutinies, bor bandy unclean , doubt of hen, 4,-
,a .'wretched 'substitute for 'wit; - poi- 'whisper
.vulgar suspicions of her purity ; which,•ai com
pared•with theif ovin, is like the immaculate
whitenens• of angels;.' Let 'them :remember
that the ghastly speCtacles of her bleated poli
ty,. !hey are answerable- .Let them tbultipty
her social advantages, enchance 1103 dignity,
minister to her intelligence ; and.by manly gen-
tleness, be'the 'champions :or her genious, the '
friends of her fortunes, end' the croak, if ' they'
can, of her heart. • • '' - • • •
• • •• • • REMEDIES: : • .
Fcn.a OP th,o ticking
of a tine:h;• dot his, for s one hoar, and you will
he very 'glad to pail your 'coo .the tieict, and
FOR A.; FIT .OF. EXTZIAI4ACIANcir.- 7 -GO ;to' the
workhouse and 'Teak • with the inmates . of a.
jail, , and you will be convinehd-,` •
Who makes' hia•bed of Mar and them •
: Mout , bescentent: lie.forlarn. •;', • •
. Yon. PIT av Aitnerson.—Go •into‘a.church.
yard and'read the graveatonesj :tbrirwill tell
Intl the end or atnbition. , The grave will•soon
be your b , ,;(l , :ehartiber, the earth.,
corruption; father, andthe'wermonr
FOR ii PIT . oX . DsSroNntucy.—took on. tiny
good things Which God hto giv . en you in. this
[ world, nod to.those has promised to'bis rol
lowers in the.next:.•He.who pies idtoluis g,nr-:
iren to find cobwebs nnd abidera,:ne'deubt you
will tinil:them; While he who is'.:lookintr for e .
flower. mey.recurn into the noose with one.
blooming in his!..hoPom- , . ' . : . •
Fort ALL FJTS of nanaT—Perplexity and fetir.
whether they ieciwet... the body or the 'Mind— .
whether they are a' loadlio the shoulders or he
heart,the. following.ie a radical. cure which
may be relled upon:. fienet thy burdetitipen the
Lord and he will suctain•tbee." •
.• 'FOR A RuPl , llNi) FlT.—r4ook about for the
halt and thehlintl, and visit. the bed-ridden nod.
the afflicted end deianeed,„atal they'yl'ill - makii •
you-ashamed'of §olvlaining. yotre'llihter .
m,..erritricn..-An 'article in:regard
to• South Carolina seemion, heajust been ithi;
Fished in the. La 'Frew . of Pails,. ..It
donbtlces, written , at the instigationnf the Ern
'peror... The article is written with great abil
ity, rind with a knowledge Of American',
tors,. serdoin found inthe journali,of
. ... • • •
We quote: ••
.‘Trance trill never loy herself open to, such
a .course, • She ought not to allow tbe Situtaern
States to tleceiVe theniselves, in this 'matter.—
She.cannot even :lend such Crultrmt.:ss.silent , e.
may afford;, her Chity te, latter all her
yower to prerent - a dissolution.; There ought
not to lip for us',on the other•siti eof ths,Ailan
ric eiteM , Southern Americnns• or.. Northern
Americans,. but States: whose union is impor
tant to the . equilibrium tit. the, *Odd.
American marine: is 'not less necessary to:
France•than . .the tiussian Spanish . and Italian
navies, to•preVerit a single power • front seizing
the empire of 'the Seas: • ,
. France was the first ellaY of. the I . l,:ni . ttql
States.we hope'she will now be their, conoielor,
and ekpOse.the 'abyss inrh.which they nrel:ber-
ryine.. 7 -an .abysi in which. will be buried forev:.
era past most .glorions . and future inert hope.
ful. For the -American 'Uniop, t epciation
arteithle; it is the murder oft* grealnationand a
greet principle. • France cannot lend a hand.to
this suicide arid this murder, She •:has-helped
to make this people—lhe will never help. to
destroy them.. Such are we Ore convinced, the
sentimonts of our Government.'' . ,
..A' SAMPLE OP fiRICANSA3..E.J.OQtI4NbEt3,7:hiI
..., .. ~.
Court will plonse to, Observe s " , eald'an Arkan.
sae in wyor, “that thif gentlsitisn from the . eiSt
has them rt very learsedspieoh:: lii,"ifkiroiktr)
eg) with' old Romolusi.screyed With'old:SOottiies
ripped, With.old EttripideS',. and. eiiited''woi'Old
doei he know throat the laws oi'ald Arkansas?, '.' lV
Stiik rs Contrit6.—Jois.o.:Sixp; the emineilt.
'poet,' editor arid 'lecturer it.to .be:
deliver one pf his popplitr.leetureio.before , oor
Literary'. Aleicieiation; . on .Monday . ..Evepinii.
Jeri. 281 h.. - Ne- nittiee
lecture; and 'price of ?etimiisio . P.:-:Oteira 4iver:
, , • . ,
The chtnese method , taking oil boots.---.
I:hey plane the broginti vice, and : apply .a
yoke .to the neek,•warlied-bY •a ..wheel; which
only stops . working vvtien • the, hoots of hen&
cones; nil; • . • . ,• • • .
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