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THE WHOLE ART OF GOVERNMENT CONSISTS IN THE: ART OF BEINGHONEST. JEFFERSON
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1852.
Published by Theodore Schoch.
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AT TIIE OFFICE OF THE
For (he Scoit Glee Club.
To Baltimore the Locos went;
Du dab, du dah.
To nominate a President,
Oh tie du dah day;
They brought six horses on the test,
Du dah, du dah,
To see which one would ride the best,
Oil de du dah day.
Then here's to General Scott.
The hero bold and free, . (chair,
We'll place him there in the President's
Ihe People's nominee. 1
Old Cass came first upon the track,
But Douglas laid him on his back,
Buchanan next came in -the batch,
And Marcy with breeches patched.
For four long days they held the field
Lach one resolved to never yield.
.vueu buaaeniy was nearu a irroan. .
inese men we tear are too well known,-
They battled long-, they battled loud, j
Butome'w1"3" "Vt' lheilJCVa ' .
Till thy heard thenam
The mighty General, it is said,
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lie fainted and from his horse he fell.
Then join our ranks, come one and all,
1U1I llll 11 Lit- ft ill" Uilll ,
We'll chase the Locos over thq plain,
With the hero bold of Luudy's Lane.
The battle we are sure to win,
Old Fuss and Feathers must come in ;
The Locos willfind out too soon,
That he is yet the same old coon.
And when lie goes to Washington,
The glorious victory will be won ;
The Locos there will round him stoop,
To see him take his plate of soup.
A Noble Do;;.
The Express states that the dogBolla,
belonging to Mr. Adams, No. G6 Conrt
landt St., N, Y., on Sunday last, perform
ed one of those heroic deeds of humanity
for which the Newfoundland breed is re
markable. An interesting little boy, about 10
years old, while playing near the water
at Hobokeo, lost his balance and fell in.
The tide sweeps along the shore there
with great rapidity, and the Kttlo-fellow
in a few moments was carried apparently
beyond the reach of human assistance.
The lad, it seems, could swim a little, but
just as his strength was giving way, the
dog at a short distance from the spot,
quick as thought dashed through tho
minute more had the boy by the collar,
secured between his teeth. To bring lum'
ashore, back to that particular place, how-;
ever, was an impossibility owin- to- the '
forceof the current; so that the only hope'
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was to make a point of land some dis-
tauce ahead, (between Jersey City and
Hoboken) and for that quarter Holla
.steered his course, amidst the annlae !
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and excitement of thc spectators. On
Trent the noble animal, bravely buffeting
the tide, and careless of the shouts of ap-'
' . .
( shouts of ap-'
in"the b oy
plause, all the while keepin
uuu oi walCr. jae ivuvuw uie gum
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- icugui wim uis precious uui muu, mm ,
ana sound, but a little iamt and inirhten- i
ed; and no sooner had laid him down than','
tue noble animal sunk exhausted on the
Sand. TTfi n:n! llisfnnflw ciivrmmrlofJ hxr. '
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Wa cyo-witoesscs of tho scone, vioiig
with each other n showincr ki,vlnnss to
numerous Crowd ot rirmWv -who hnd I
the heroic animal thn t. w fW ri.A,lf
hi ntm i;f n . 7 ,7, 7
w,tM w eave inat ot a limn toss lui-i
cnffl. ;i fl,
ooine iaea ot the labor ner-
formed by the dog is had in the fact that
the entire distance he had to swim is said
i ue not less than two miles !
An Irishman being in church where tho
collection apparatus resembled election
boxes, on its being handed to him, whis
Pereredmthe carrier's ear that he was
ot naturalized aud could not vote.
HIS MEMORY AND SAGACITY.
n aged and venerable friend residing
, in one of the Cities
on our Eastern
' board, a gentleman of character and
( worth, OllCe related to me the following
anecdote of the horse, illustrating in a
, . . .
remarkable manner, the sarnicitv and
memory of this animal
At the close of the Revolutionary war,
.when everything was unsettled and in dis -
order, an acquaintance residing on the
, Boston road, some thirty or forty miles
from New York, lost a valuable young
gtolen from the stable in the nignt
I Great search and inquiry were made for
' him but no tidings of him could be heard,
and no trace of him could be discovered.
i Almost six full years had elapsed, and
the recollection even, of the lost animal
' had nearly faded from the mind. - At this
period a gentleman from the East, in the
course of business was travelling on horse
back on this road, on his way to Phila-
delphia. "Within four "or five miles of a
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. vuiagu 011 me rouu, me traveller was o-
vcrtakei by a respectable looking gen-
tleman on horseback, a resident of the
( village, returning home from a short bus-
iness ride. Hiding along side by side,
they soon engaged in a pleasant desultory
conversation. The gentleman was inline-
diately struck with the appearance of the
traveler s horse. And every glance of
thc eve towards .him, seemed to excite an
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cam, and to revive a recollection of some-
thing he had seen before ; and soon es-
tablish'ed in his mind the impression that
for all the world he looked like the lae
he had lost some years before. This
soon became so irresistibly fixed in his
m',ai thatUl! remarked t0 th0 trmllcr:
" You have a fine horse sir." - '
"Yes," he replied; "an exceedingly
valuable and excellent animal." ,
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- Wliat lS ms aSe sir V'
" Well, I suppose him ti
to be about ten ,
or eleven years old." .
I "You did not raise him then !"
; "No, I purchased him of a stranger, a
traveller, nearly six years since."
"Do you reside in this part of the coun-
, try ?" !
! "No, I reside in the' Bay State, and
' am on-my way to Philadelphia on busi-'
ness. How far is it to New York ?" !
" Well, sir, I really regret to interrupt
you, or put you to inconvenience but I
am constrained to believe you have pos-' worm which prays upon'the upper part of sed the wounds of the dog, gave him some
session of a horse I must claim. j the ear of corn just before the grain be- food, and sought some water for him
The traveller looked wi. surprise and comes hardened. JSome parts of my oats J while the other hastened to the nearest
amazement and replied : j fields are so filled with this worm that in villiage, to inform the magistrate of the
; " What do you mean, sir ?" some places, in a foot square, you might discovery. The officer, accompanied by
! "I believe the horse you are on, in count more than a dozen. They climb several attendants, was soon on the spot,
truth, belongs to me. Five years ago, up the stalk and cut off the grains princi- a surgeon examined the wounds of the
last autumn, a valuable horse was stolen pally while in an unripe state. Much of ( three bodies, they drew a verbal process
from my stable. Great search was made my oats was unusually heavy, and in many and interred them,
for him; but no tidings ever came to places so much lodged, that we were com-j The dog had dragged himself, inthc
hand. In color, appearance, and move- peled to cut it with the naked scythe. ' course of the night, when all was quiet,
incnts, he seems to be the exact counter- In all this portion of the grain, the at- to the corpse of his master, where he was
part of the one you are on. It would be tacks of the worm were disastrous, in ma-' found the next morninf. He allowed his
hardly possible, I think, for two to be so JJ cases hardly leaving a grain on a stalk. ! new fricnds to. drcs hi3 wound and M
near alike. But my horse was an un- Tan
commonly intelligent, sagacious animal. three timeg QVQT j cannotperceive that that he might one day avenge the murder
And I will make a proposition to you, the grain, and I am unable to discover er. he eat and drink, but would not leave
fr.hfir. rhr riciilr will h pnTiQwinrnH nnrtntn -
. aud satisfacto x think to b f
,y flr -i f -d
, -C miniie myresi ence
" ? in tho of
house, your horse shall be tied to the east
f , mv , T
t am on, to the west post.
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shall be taken off and if he does not go
to a nair of bars on tho wnst sidr mid
oyQY d d h - id
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Ot the bars, and null out a rm. and onnn
nff1wl . i i, f A
r n 7 out a pm, and open
door and enter, I will
nofc cla;m bjm
j.me aoes j. win iurnisn
svidence that he was bred
iuo tuau ui, as urcu
iv ii i' ii i i i r.i:i nil 1 1 i iijii, ill wnu um iiti
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' " . . l nave one neia 01 aDOUi twenty acres, Uivi l'lltli' uiigut U" punau, iuu mar
about the very time you say vou tOoI n -i ,r f,f t iu;r 1,. t..i .i Ai n: i
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J-ue traveller assentea to tne trial.
The horso m UiAlci postas pro.
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'posed, stood a
linnfi crnnn i ifinr Tiiiniirjui r.nn nrin n
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was then taKcn ott ne raisca ius liea(X' ,
pricicea up nis ears iookcu up tue Htruet,
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inrl down tho. stro.o.h. several times then
1 deliberately and slowly walked past the
'house and over the bars, and to the
Vv1 Annr- nc A nanv'ihoA nnfl with his too.th
and lip drew out the-pin, and opened the j soon after it came up in the spring, so wards the advertisement hastened in
door, and entered into his stall. We that it had to be replanted at several dif- stantly to his presence, saying he had
hardly need add, he was recognized by
the neighbors, who fully attested to the
facts stated by the claimant, and that the
traveller lost his title to the horse.
The Crops in Bucl County The
Field Weevil The Pastures
Grub lu llic M CM Fi..
Corn Crop Eall lHaivurmg
from the Stables.
ti.n T?,i;tn. , rn.n a.i,. m,7.
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Dn SIK.-A vonr request I n,ake
the followmg statement ,n reference to
. the crops of this county, so far as I have
been able to ascertain the facts.
I 1. The Wheat crop is more than two-
1 thirds of the usual average yield at bar-
.vest. In many cases the wheat was very
1 fine and the yield a good one; but there
was much poor wheat in this county the
I present year. My early seeded wheat
was quite equal to that of last year, and
will yield upward of thirty bushels to the
' acre ; but that portion which was seeded
later will not yield half that amont. Last
winter was hard on wheat, and much grain
was winter killed. Notwithstanding the
severity of the winter, much of our grain
looked well until some time in March,
when after three days of quite warm weath-
er, (which started the wheat growing,)
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iuu uuiu uucuiuu iuieuau uuu lruzu me
ground very hard. This
was in many
locations so severe, that wheat never re-
covered from its effects grew slowly, ri-
pened late, and was finally attacked by
the field weevil, or orance-colored gnat
cccidomyia tritici) which destroyed near-
ly all left by the chills of winter and the
devastations or the Hessian fly.
2. Although the spring and summer
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ram, still the Hay crop is a short one
certainly not equal to last year, notwith -
standing the dryness of the season, and
farmers will have to use economy, in some
sections of our county, to make their hay
last through the winter. Our pastures
"w are """I-1 towhatonghttobe ex
-necfed from the favorable state of the
season. The grass fields were no doubt
much iniured by the severe drought of
'last year, and Tiave not .yet entirely re-
covered from the drawback occasioned by
3. Oats promises an abundant crop, and
I waaiabout to say would be the finest we
have had for many years. I regret how-
ever, to mention that the yield upon some
farms will" be much lessened . by the. un-
expected attack of a worm, about an inch
in length, resembling somewhat the grub
or cut worm which usually attacks the
young corn in the spring., I incline, hdw-
ever, to the opinion that it is the same
whof nor if ia tntx rproin rv thn collr f hntr
feed upon. At any rate they seem to de-
light in threshing out the grain before
the farmer wishes it. I understand
that in some fields which were seeded
year, the injury is so great from thc
i ' dations of the worm? referred to. as
Iiiad about thirty-six acres in
oats and 1 can safely say that n loss
cannot be-less than two hundred bushels!
cannot be-less than two hundred bushels!
I do not know to what extentthe ravages "
0f this wormhave proceeded; and one ob-
ject I now have, in referring to this fact,
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ject I now have, in referring to this fact,
is to induce farmers, in different sections
of the country, to communicalifny infor-
mation tney may have upon subject,
through your useful journal.
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4. Corn and Potatoes m this Rpp.f.i
well, particularly the early planted corn,
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fine. I have occasion to travel this seas-
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VUAJ.V. UUUV -X bULUO, u UUU 111 111 UU 1 V
" iUl uvllu aa a ii
south as WaShi?tott City and in all my
journey I met with none that I consid-
c n .1 j r
ired better, and 1 saw many fields of
splcudcd corn. I have another field, plan-
uju a weeic or ten uays later man tne one
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referred to although rrood. that. dnfa tint
; look so well. ThiS is partly,owing to the
sta-'fact, that a severe hail and rain storm
washed nortmna nf tho vnimrr nrm mif
ferent times. Both of these fields were
wheat stubbie, the grass having been
killed by the drought of last year, and
both, heavily enriched with barn yard
lAanure. On the first field referred to
'( thc m and WcTand on L alter
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I incline to th
' 4U" uuu wuirer are tne nenorts to
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l nauL out manure for corn. I have been conduct of a dog. which he described.
in the habit for several years of hauIingMr. Meyer accompanied by the officer
out manure for corn during fall and win- and ' , JJlr. '
ter, direct from the stables. This course
10 uttcuuuu mm less trouble ; the warm
manure of the stable is brought in direct
Contact with 111 e frrniinrl n-nA TV,;.,'!- An
m0re (rood than when oft tr, i;
juu"-,uu" luau wmn xeic to lie in tlie
barn-yard to rot until sprint
Partridge HattEtirm, Bucks Comity
An mist. A
From tlie French of Hohtcin.
The Mute Witness;
THE DOG And the assassin.
BY MRS. C. A. SOULE.
"While traveling in 1787 through the
beautiful city of Leipzig, I observed, a-
bout half a league from the gate of the
town, a few rods from the highway, a
wcel and the bones of a chained corps
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uAposuu iuc use ui mi,
The following isthe history of that
criminal, as I learned it from the lips of
( the judge who conducted the trial, and
' condemned him to be broken alive,
j A German Butcher being benighted in
the midst of a forest lost his way; and
while endeavoring to gain the road, was
attacked by three highwaymen. He was
, on horseback and accompanied by a large
One of the robbers seized the horse
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by the briddle, while the two others dra-
1 ged the butcher from thc saddle and fel-
led him. The dog leaped upon one of
' them, and strangled him, but the other
wounded the animal so severelyjbat he
rushed into the thicket, uttering the most
fearful howls. The butoker. who bv this !
' time had disengaged himself from the
' grasp of the second robber, drew his knife
and killed him. But at the same moment
he received a shot from the third, he who
; had just wounded thc dog, and falling was
despatched by the thief who found upon
him a large sum of gold, a silver watch
and a few other articles of value. He
plundered the corpse, "leaped upon the
horse and fled.
The next morning two woodcutters,
t happening in that path, were surprised
to find three dtad bodies and a large dog,
1 who aeemed to be guarding them. They
examined them and
endeavoured to re
One of them dres-
store life, but in vain
' . ...
He looked on quietly while they dug
the grave,' and allowed them to bury the
bodies, but as soon as thc turf was re-
placed, lfestreched himself-upon it howl-
a a i n a-
mournfully and resisted all the eftorts
ot the bystanders to induce him to move.
He snapped at every one who came near!year3 before
him, except the woodman who had tend-
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ed him He bore his eirreses but no
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um 1 w f.ma
Paws to reraove bira from thc Srave' than
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Paws 10 remove uira irom uiu gravo, man
he ganshed his teeth, and would have
wounded him severely, if he had not quick-'
ly fled. Everyone admired the fidelity
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of the dog, and when thc woodman offer-
ed to carry him tood and drinic every
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remunerate the man, who was
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xiin entun ne irt fo,;iTT Wifli fUffl
cuity be was induced to accept tne money
but he hnally did, and trom that moment
burdened himself with the care of his new
pensioner. The details of this
pensioner, xne actans 01 mis minimis
xi 1 :t.i
were PJ" aU Wl?
of the country- Mr- Meyer, a brother ot
the butchfir's. readiuf? Some time after
fears which: he believed now were only
too well founded, that his brother had
fallen into the hands of thc robbers, as
he had left home with a largo sum in gold
for the purchase of beeves, and had not
since been heard from. His suspicions
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Pere omJ 100 sattly conformed when the
mnmctrntn to ntn I 1 .1 . 1 A
. "e10""" mm uie smsuiaw
j . uuw jtavu.
As soon as the dog perceived his master's
brother, he howled, lapped his hands and
evinced other demonstrations of grief and
joy. By parts of his dress, Meyer recog
nized the body of his brother when they
disinterred it. Thc absence of the gold
and the watch, the wounds of the butcher
aud his dog, those of two other bodies,
together with the disappearance of the
horse, convinced the magistrate and the"
witnesses, that the deceased and not only
been assailed by two, but also by one or
several others, who had fled with the
horse and plunder.
Having obtained permission, M.- Meyer
removed his brother's corpse to his native
village and interred it in the adjoining
cemetery. The faithful dog followed the
body, but by degrees became attached to
1 his new master.
Every effort was made by the most
diligent search and the offer of immense
rewards, to discover the culprits. But in
vain; the horrible tragedy remained an
Two years had passed away, and all
hopes of solving the mystery vanished
.when M. Meyer received a letter urging
it.. . . . -
lum to repair without delay to Leipzig to
i0SC t,ne ees 01 nis maternal uncle, who
desired to see him before he died. He
immediately hastened thither accompani-
ed by his brother's dog, who was his
companion at all times. He arrived too
late. His relative had died the previous
evening, bequeathing him a large fortune.
He found the city crowded, it being the
season of the great fair, held regularly
there twice a year,
! While walking one morning on the nub-
1 lic square, attended a3 usual by his dog,
! he was astonished to behold the animal
suddenly rush forward like a flash. He
dashed through the crowd and leaned
1 furiously upon an elegantly dressed youn
! man, who was seated. in the centre of the
. Sfluare uPn an elevated plat-form
erected for the use of those spectators
who desired more conveniently to witness
the shows. He held by the throat with
so firm a grasp, that he would soon have
stangled him, had not aid been instantly
rendered. They immediatly chained the
dog thinking of course he must be jnad,
and strove to kill him. M. Meyer rush -
ed through the crowd, arrived in time to
rescure his faithful friend, calling eager
ly, in the meantime, upon the bystanders
to arrest the man, for he believed his dog
recognized in him the murderer of his
Before he had time to explain himself.
the vounrr man nrofitinfr bv tlie tumult
escaped. For some moments they thought
Meyer himself wasmad, and he had great
difficulty in persuading those who had
bound the dog that the faithful creature
was not in the least dangerous, and beg
ged earnestly of them to release him that
he might pursue the assassin. He spoke
in so convincing a manner, that the hear
ers felt finally persuaded of tle truth of
his assertions, and restored thc dog to
freedom, who "joyously bounded to his
master, leaped about him a few times and
then hastened away.
He divided the crowd and was soon
upon his enemy's track. The police, which
on these 'occasions is very active and
prompt, were immediately informed of
this extraordinary event, and a number
of officers were soon in pursuit. The dog j
became in a few moments thc obiect ot
public curiosity; and every one drew back
to allow him room. Business was sus
pended and the crowd collected in groups,
conversing of nought but thc dog and the
murder which had been committed
After a half hour's expectation, a gen
eral rush indicated that the search wa
cral rush indicated that the search was
'over. Thc mfltn had stretched hi
over. Thc mjfu had stretched himself
upon the ground, under the heavy folds
of a doubled tent and believed himself
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of a doublcd tent and believed himself
hidden. But in spite of his security, the
avenger had tracked him and leaping up-
on mm 110 it mm, t
would have killed hi
. . .
tore his garments and
im upon the spot, had
not tho assistants rushed ta his rescue.
Ho was immediately arrested, and lccn
with M. Meyer, and tho dog, then care
fully bound before the judge, who hard-
now what to think of so extraordina
Iry an affair. MeA'er related all that had
happened two yejirs beloro and insisted
upon the imprisonment of the man, de
claring that he was tho murderer of his
brother, for his dog could not be deceiv
ed. During all the time it was found al
most impossible to hold the animal, who
seemed determined to attack the prison
er. Upon interrogating the latter the
judge was not satisfied with his replies
and ordered him to be searched. There
was found upon him a large sum in gold,
some jewels and five watches, four of them
gold and very valuable while the fifth was
an old silver one of but little consequence,
As soon jas Meyer saw the last, he declar
ed it to be the same that his brother wore
the day he left home, and the description
of his watch published months previously
corroporated his assertions. The robber
had never dared expose it, for fear that
it would lead to his detection, as he wa3
well aware it had been described very
minutely in all the principal Journals of
In short, after minute and convinsive
legal proceedings of eight months, the
murderer was condemned to be broken
alive and his corpse to remain chained to
the wheel as an example to others. On
the night preceding the exccution,he con
fessed, amongst other crimes, what until
then he always denied, that he was the
murderer, of Meyer's brother. He gave
them all the details above related and
declared that he always believed the ac
cursed dog died of his wounds. "Had it
not been for him," repeated he several
times, "I should never have been here.
Nothing else could have discovered me,
fori killed the horse, and buried him
with all he wore."
He expired on the wheel, and his was
the corpse which I beheld before entering
the city of Leipzig.
An Extra. Examination.
'Jemmy, come up here ; I want you.'
'Well, sir, wot is it?'
' Do you know jour lesson V
1 1 don't know anything else, sir.'
' Good ! Where is Kamschatka V
1 It's situated somewhere, sir, in one of
of the continents I ain't certain which.
It's a blessed cold country, wherever it is.'
'How does its inhabitants live V
'Werry easy. AH they've got to do is;
to draw their breath and eat their wittles.'
' How are their habits V
' Werrjr seedy.' -
' I don't mean their clothes. I mean
their ways, their customs.'
" They hain't got many ways, 'cos the
snow blocks 'em up, and their costoms is
awful they swalfers annerkondas whole,
and somdtimes digest 'em by eatin' a horn
edrhi noserious, horns and all.'
' That'll do : you can go to your seat.
' Thank'ee. Why is that 're cushiu
you're settin' on like your head ? Give
' 'Cos they're both blamed soft.'
Beautifully gorgeous was the sunset sky;
the last note of summer birds fell upon
the ear as they retired to their resting
places in the green forests, and every
1 thg whispered of love, as I stood with
my Deiovea m a Deautnui garden, regaled
by the odor of a thousand flowers. Gen
tly drew my arm around her delicate
waist and was about to imprint a kiss
upon her lips, when she looked me sauci
ly in thc eyes, and with a smile upon her
countenance, she said, 'don't' and I
Lady Duellists in Spain. A lady of
Madrid, a short time ago, sent a chal
lenge to a fair rival, who had supplanted
her in the favor of a wealthy admirer.
The successful damsel unhesitatingly a
greed to fight, and both parties chose sec
onds of their own sex. Fearing that the
smell of gunpowder might prove disagree
able to them, the combatants resolved to
use fencing swords ; they also determined
to fight until ome or the other should bo
killed. They went to the ground
each with a pair of fencing swords, and,
in case they should fail, a pair of poig
nards. They were just ready for action,
when a pair of officers came up, and took
them and their seconds into custody j but
one of the men, having called to mind
that the law, though forbidding duels be
tween men, expressed a doubt whether
they were warranted in making the arrest.
It was accordingly determined to releaso
the women, but a pledge was exacted
from them, on their word of honor
they would not renew the combat:
Supcrstitton of the Nineteenth Century.
At the distance of about one mile from
the village of the Shakers in Centerbury,
N. II., thore is to be seen in a pasture, far
from any public road, a marble stone in
height aboutseven feet, which was brought
from Lebanon, T. Y., the head quarters
of the Shakers, about six years since, and
erected by special command of heaven, as
an object of worship by the holy annointed
elders of thisnovel sect and their deluded
followers. The devotion around this stone,
consists of kneeling, tumbling, wailing,
singing, dancing, anil other antics too nu
merous to mention, which so forcibly re
mind the spectator of the worship of the
Hindoos, that he can hardly persuado
himself that he is in America.
Drought in Neio Hampshire. The
drought is very severe in the upper parts
of N. Hampshire. Some thirty or forty
miles above Ooncord, people are going
into the woods and cutting down the un
derwood for their cattle to brows upon.
The grasshoppers cover the earth, and
have destroyed all signs of .vcgetition in
the pasturesiand fields.. ' .