The Wyoming Democrat. (Tunkhannock [Pa.]) 1849-1854, March 18, 1851, Image 1

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A TToaNRY'S AT Law, Montrose, Pa
Office over Tyler's Store. _
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LEN 140TT, Proprietor.
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rer. SLIOP, first door above H. Stark's
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prietor.. All-the stages arrive at and
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DR. :J.17. .SMITH;
Par,sactas & SuaoEos,—May be found
,at, Martin's ilotel;Thunkhannock, Pa.
75 1frOvicr AT LAW,, Tunkiaiznock, Pa
°lice in Stark's Erick Row.
ArroaNET AT Law,—Otrice with El
` hanan,Smith, Tunkhannock, Pa.
A:TTORNEY AT LA w—Tankiannock,Wy:.
Pes.-oEce with A. K.
Peckham,Esq., in Phelps'' brick Block
Arron.NE, AT LAW, Tzinkhannock,Tiry
umutf,, co., Penn. Office in Phelps'
, brick building, Warren st.,Opposite
the old stand of Peckham Smith.
R. R. & E. H. LITTLE,
Attornies & Counsellors at Law, Tunk
hannock, Pa. Office one door west
.of IL Stark's Store.
Arrofnmir AT LAW. - Tanklumnock,
WOming CO., Pa.
Attorney at Law, Tunkhannock, Pa.
Odice one door east of the Post-Office.
Opposite "Independence Hail," No. ISt.
Chestnut Street, Philadelplzia. AM
BROSE L. WHITE; Proprietor. '
S. H. TA mitt, Ttinkhannock, Pa., AL:rent
for the Keystone Lifelnsurance Com
pany. . Also, for the following Fire
Insurance companies: the Wyoming
Counts , Mutual, the State Mutual, 4nd
the Delaivare Safety, Philadelphia?
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,! ArroaNCY'4T'LAW, Tankluznnock, Pa.
General Agent for all claims i tmainst
! thrGovernment tor BountyLan ',l3',en
! sionyArreari; and Extra pay pr per
sons who served irt the_ War o 18i1 . 2 - ,
: • or in any of the Indian wars sinc, 1ip0:
or in the late war with.Mexicoj ' n 32
Deatei in Drugs; Medicines, .:Chemicals,
faints,' Oils, • Dye»stufFs, - -Groceries,
Dry 1' G?ods Hardware, - Stoneware,
' Glass-ware,. cioc4s,' Watches,- Jewel- -
.ry, Silver Spions, SpectaCies, Musical
tents; Liquors Perfumery, Mirrors,
Stationery, - Brushes - Shoes , Yankee
-Notions, U. &c.; .71:fort/rage, -Pa.
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Lyman* of- grandies, Wines, Gins,
Bfr.nvn Stout, Scotch Ale, Absithe, Se
gars,Punch Essence. cordials, Lemon
Syrup, Raspherry,.Livender,
Very and Wild'Cherry 'Brandies, Bit-
Ora &c. No. 283 ,Market -st n
tiyeen27th & Bth sts., and , ):lNorth
4th St - ihove Vine Pun. ocLPHI A.
French and German Wines, FOreign and
'Arnerican' Liquors,. Cordials,:;&c,
John lifibldr, Importer:and
sale dealer In Foreign and American
- Wine s &Lifluors.M North Third-st:,
(seorutrilonr above Sreh.j PniLit.
Blank Diaaa , A nevi aria splen
did • Blank Deeds,jufit Out, of press
anticoi thiolße.4 Of the ' 44 Wu'i
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For the Democrat.
Lines to niy Sister.,
Annke,my,fiarp ,nwoke thy w'Ptest strain;
flak dion'allinbered .ong ;' •
i‘iyake, and cheer ii,j• , heart anain,
Anti soothe we w1.01.0y :.'Oft and plaintive - song.
TO thee, ni Sloe% would -I tune my lay,
Thu' frdm tny aide then now art far away.
1 cainly drean.ed ittai th..uvrotedst liner near,
N.r from thy home (would everwish to stray—
That in the happy crowd My voice I'd hear,
When mingling withlthe g.nyi•st of the gay;
put thou art gene_ 'gni! I atp lonely now.
And grief has twined ianunil my ;must% e brow.
Yes. thou art gone, my tii*ier, and my only,
That lingers now bo4itto the parent trot—
Why cheat thou ',Ate !Id:, incidental heart thug lonely 'I
Hu: why repay. I what is to be will 1 ,- ;"
J! \,ri I thod art happy: alLt it4iy;etetY .I.y •
Taal. Heaven ;tire be chine, without
Thy 14" e has been all sunshine—slimmer flowers
around thy pathw.ty have been ever twining ;
And thou has. latt,thed sway the lonely hours,
Norsutfered uty yotiltg heart to know repining;
And parting pang, , , that Ins i ,lte the lifeblood start,
Were for thee to claitni the sn.alteat part.
But I Must bid thee now a fond fai meet!,
JilthOugh thine in age, like a taut' dream.
Coine o'er me with its son:m . l 6 f a khing spell,
Or like the parting rosi otitis Right's glean;
But Imo; to cla.ism I s thy, young thoughts roam,
?afar from friends atio our loVed n ;Await; bone.
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Wyoming Co . March. IESI.
How Wars Arise
In the time of Napoleon, the Dey of
Tithis had a favorite female slave, for
whom he ordered, di an A Igerine Jew,
ti costly and; magnificent head-dress.—
The. Jew, unable to get it manufactured
in'the country, wrote to Paris. The
head-dress gas made at an expense of
twelve thousand liana :‘ and the n od
est Israelite ,Charged for it thirty thou
sand to the Dey. The latter was too
much pleased with the bauble to demur
at the price; but not having cash, he
paid with corn. There chanced,just then,
to be a scarcity in Ffance ; the Jew sold
his grain to the army contractors, and
manageJ so well that ht± became a cred
itor cf the French Goven.ment for
wards of a million of francs. Nap:lkon
felt : the Bourbons: declined to pay.—
.Ihe,Jew ititerested the Dey of Algiers
in his cause,and remonstrances were ad
dreised to the
.Frepch Government.—
The affair dragged
,on for yoars;. there
Was appeal and neglect, application and
refusal, rebionstranCe, disregard, and re
crimination. At last, in 1829, on the
e' i tie,of a lestival, When the Diplomatic
cnrps were permittkl to, pay their re
cts to the Dev, he expostulated anew
With the French Consul, on the injni
liee and delay. The Consul answered
inisatisfactorily ; the Dry 'gave the Con
sbil a rap with a fly' , flap. War ensued.
The Dey was 'exiled. Algeria became
a!Orovince of France. •
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!!, .
II Never forsake a friend. When ene
mies gather round —when sickneSs falls
oft the heart—when the world .is dark
&d cheerless—is the .time to try true
tr:iendship. The heart that has been
touched will redouble its efforts, when
't i t. • fritMd is'sad or lin trouble. A dVdr
sil"y. tries true friend Ship - Trey who- ,
turn, from the scene of distress betray
their hypocrisy,and prove that interest
only moves them, 1 It you have a friend
W!ho loves you—who has studied your
interest and happiness, be sure you sus
tain him ire adverSity. Let him feel
that his former kindness is appreciated,
that his love was not thrown ailay.-
-leal fidelity may be rare, but exists in
the'heart. Who has 'not seen and felt
its power? • They ii)nly deny its worth
and • power who have never either 10% ed
a' friend or- labored; to make him happy.
The good and kind; the affectionate and
virtuous, see and feel the heavenly prin
ciple. They would sacrifice wealth and
happiness to promote the happiness of
others, and: in return they receive the
reward' of their -love by sympathizing
hearts wad countless favors, when they
have been brought low by distrtss an . d .
• -
1 The r family that, ver took a , newspa-
prr has moved into Illinois. The old
Ontleman was s6rprised tie other day
to 'learn- that gold had been discov
ered in Califoruia!;.and the. eldeit daugh
ter was rejoimi-tO learn from a neigh
i!bor-thal WebSfen , had„bein hung, and
tiowjahi',ver agin, he troubled with
I",1,11,M PAY: ' s POling ).&)!‘l.". .. . • ...',
..A pi Ch 3 psl- were in:v.6Eli the
other, mOrning, when ainns.ket was...dis
charged ,near_the. house, One of, .them
hunehed:'hii 'Gus
ins 1 . !u .What hat dO Want . "growled
the sleepy one . . What was l it banged
.46.1 4 1hy,..?twas th.; d4-.breakin',
'you darned fool :"Guitus. rolled.
over o take another snaoze.
The husband qt-.a.beautiful wife, up.:
on returning home,_
was met by one, of
his .ciffspring t. , smiles, clapping his
bards and sarini; ,, Ta, Mt B— has
[been bere—fie's suet a rime man—he
-kissed ni'alVround, and waiter' too f"
Tlie:Volimteer Col'vase).
.We , copy the following fromthe
day Times. The subject of it,, John
Taylor, was licensed when a youth of
twenty-one _to practice at.the bar in this
city. He was pan, hut welt edricated,
and possessed extraordinary genius. The
graces of his pet:Son, combined with the
superiority of his intellect, enabled him
to win the hand of a fashionable beauty.
Twelve months afterwards the husband
was employed by a wealthy firm of the
die to go on a mission as Land age ,, t
the West. As a heavy salary was of
fered, Taylor bade 'arewell to his wife
and infant son. He wiote hack every
we k, but received not a- line in turn.
Six months elapSed, When the husband
received a letter from his employers
that explained all. Shortly after his de
parture fir the West, the %% ife and her
fiitner removed toAlississipi. There
immediately obtained a divorce by an
act of legislature, married again foith;
with, arid, to complete the cliinax of
cruelty anu wrong, had the name of
fay lo 's son changed to that of Marks—
that of her second matrimonial partner!
This perfidy nearly drove Taylor in
sane. His career, from that period, be
came excentric in the last d gree; some
times he preached, sometimes he plliad
edzat the bar : until, at last, a fever car
ried him MT at a cornparatrvely early
age.—Philadelphia paper.
At an errly h)ur on the 9th of A pril.
84-0, the Court. !louse in Clarks% ills,
Texas, was crowded to overflowing.—
Save in the war-times past, there had
ire,yer been witness d such a gathering
in Red River County, while the strung
feeling, apparent on every flushed lace
throughout the assembly, hetokiiited some
great occasion. A concise narrative of
facts will sufficiently explain the matter.
About the close of 1839, George Hop
kins, one of the wealthiest planters and
most influential men of Northern Texas,
ffered a great insult to Mary tlliston,
the young and 'beautiful wife of his
chief °vit. err. The husband' threat
ened to chastise him for the outrage,
Whereupon Hopkins loaded his gun and
went to Elliston's house and shot him
in his own- door. The murderer Was
arrested and bailed to answer the charge.
This occurrence produced intense ex
citement ; and Hopkins, in orderto turn
the tide of popular opinion, or at least ,
to mitigate the general wrath which at
first was violent against him. chJ,culared
reports- infamously prejudicial 'to the'
character of the woman who had al
ready suffered so much wrong at his
bands She brought her suit for slao
der. And thus two catlses, one for crim
inal, and the other for civil, 'and both
nut of the same tragedy, were pending
in the April Circuit Court.
The interest naturally felt by the,
community as to the issues, becalm. far
deeper when it was known that Ashley
and Pike of Arkansas, and the celebra- 1
led S. S. Prentiss of New Orleans, each
with enormous fees, had been h'iained
by Hopkins for the defence. • ,
The trial, for the indictment for min.-
der, ended on the Bth of April, with the
acquittal of Hopkins. Such as result
might well have been forseen, by corn
parine, the talents of the counsel engaged
on either side. T..xas lawyers were ut-:
terly overivhelmed by the,argumenl and
eloquence of their opponents. 11 was a
fight of dwarfs against giants.
The slander suit was set fur the Sth,
and the throng of spectators grew in
rut Prs as swell as excitement : and
, what may seem strange, the current of
public sentiment now ran decidedly for
Hopkins. His money had procured
' pointed ivitnrsses, who served most effi
ciently his powerful advocates. In
deed, so triumphant 'had been the suc
cess of the previous day, that when the
'.slander case Was called, Mary Elliston
was left without an attorney—they had
all withdrawn. The pigmy pettifog
gers dare not braye again the sharp wit
of a Pike, and the scathing thunder of a
' 4 6 Have you any counsel ?"
Judge Mills, looking kindly at the
. • i
No,•sir -,..they have all deserted me,
and I 'am too poOr to employ any inore,"
replied the beautiful Mary,bursting into
, 4 In such
,a-case,. will tut-some chiv
alrous member of. the. profession.volini
teer ?" asked the itido.e glancing around
the bar. • - - • '
The thirty lawyers were as s lent as'
• Judge.Milis.repeated the question....
4 , I will your honor," said .thela voice
from ihei thickes part 'of thp 'croWd, sit
uated behind • I
At the tones of that vOice.manystart
ed hallway from 'seats -- ; - and per
haPi there Was not a heaff lhe im
naenio throng Which 'did -not hea sltoer.
thing . quicker—it WO3. 4'o unearthly
sweet, clear, ringing, and mournful.
The, first sensation, hOW.evei, was
changed into generhl laughter, when a
tall; gaunt, spectral figure, that nobody
present remembered to have seen be
fore, elbowed his way, through the
crowd, and placed himself within : the
bar. His appearance:was a problem hi
puzzle the sphynx herself. His high,
tle brow,and small nerVously-twiching,
tare, seilned 'alive with the concentra'-
ted essence and Cream , of genius; but
when his infantine blue eyes, hardiy
visible beneath their "massive arche s ,
looted dim. dreamy. almost unconscious:
and nis clothing ‘Yas• su exceediney
,habhy that. court hesitated to let, the
cause proceed under his management.
" Has your name been entered on the
rolls of - the State?" demanded the Judge,,
It is immaterial ahout, my name's
!vino. entered on r,our rolls," answered
the ' slrangei-, his thin bloodless lips curl
ina• up into a. fiendish sneer. I may ne
-allowed to appear onc?; by the courtesy
or the Court, and bar. Here is my li
cense from the higheSt tribunal in Amer
ica!" arid he handed Judge Mills a large
The trial immediately went on,
In the examination of - the witnesses
the stranger evinced but tittle ingenuity,
as was commonly thought. He suffered
each one to tell his own story , without
interruption, though he contrived to
- make each one of them tell it over two
nr three times. He put few cross ques
tions, which, with keen witnesses, only
serve to correct mistakes ; and he made
no not , s, which in mighty meurories
only tend to embarrass. The examina
tion being ended, as counsel for the
plaintiff he had a right to the opening
speech, as well as the close; but to the
astonishment of every one he declined
the.former, and allowed the defence to
lead off. Then a shadow might have
been observed to, flit acroSs the fine fea
tures of Pike, and to• darken even in
the bright ( yes of Prentiss. They saw
they had caught a Tartar; hut who it
was, or hoiv it happened, it was impos
sible to guess.
Colonel Ashley spoke next Heylealt
.the kiry it dish of that close, dry logic,
which, years afterwards, rendered him
famous in the Senate of the United
The poet, Albert Pike, followed mith
a rich rain of wit and a half-torrent of
caustic ridicule,, in which you e
. may b
stint , neither the plaintitr's ragged attor
ney was either forzotteMor spared.
The great Prentiss concluded for the
defendant, with a glow of .gorgeous
words, brilliant as showers of falling
stars, and with a final burst of oratory
that hronght down the house in cheers,
in which the sworn jury themselves
joined, notwithstanding the stern "or
der:" " ordel•!" of the bench. Thus
wonderfully susceptible are !be south
western people to the charms of impas
sioned eloquence.
It was then the stranger's turn. He
had temained apparently abstracted du
ring all the previous speeches. Still
and straialif,,and motionless in his s-at,
his pale, smooth forehead, shooting high
like a mountain-rove of snow hut for
that eternal twitch that came and went
perpetually - in his sallow checks, you
writ, I ha% e taken him for a mere man
of,mathle, cr a human form carved in
Ereii his dim, d eamy, eves were
invisible beneath those gray, shaggy eye
But now arlast he rises.—before the
liar railing, not behind it—.end so near
to the wondering jury that he miglit
touch the foreman with his. finger._
VVitli eyes still half ;hut, and standing
rigid as a pillar of lion, his thin lips
curled as if in measureless scorn, sightly
part, and the Voice comes forth. At
first, ail /ow and sweet, insinuating it
sell through the'brain,as an artless tune ;
witidin its way into the deepest heart;
like phi melody of magic incantation
while _ he speaker proceeds, w,ithout a
gestur or the least sign of escitemktit,
to tear in pieces the argument of Ash=
ley, w ich mats away at his touch as
fiost before the, stinhearm Every one
looked surprised. H is logic was at once
so brief, and so luminously clear,.that
the rudeSi peasant could comprehend it
without effort. ' . ' .
Anon he came to theAazzling , wit of
the - poet-lawyer, Pike. . The curl of his
lip arew.sharper—rhia , _sallowface
dleitvp—:mil his 'ye's' began to Open,"
dim and dreamy no longer; but vivid as .
lightning, , ted as fire-glebes: and glaring.
like twin meteors. ...The whole soulu as
in. the eye-r-the full heart,stream.ed out
on the tare. five,minutes Pike's wit
seemed the foam of folly,- and his finest'
satire horrible profanity, When cOrtipared
with, the inimitable sallies and estermi- ,
slating sarcasms of the stranger, inter- ;
spersed With jest and, anecdote that filled.
the forup . witb pars of laughter.,
the. forum .
much aa
. . .
an allusion on , Preriftss, he turned short
o t the perjured witnesses. of. Hopkins,
tore their testimony into at( ms, and
hulled jn their faces such terrible invec
tive that, all trt;mbled as with ague, and
tivo'of thata'attually fled dismayed from
the court house. '
The excitement of the crowd was-be
comincr tremendous. Their united life'
and soul aPpi.ared to hang on the burn
ing torm- of the Stbr,ger. He inspired
them With the powers of , his own pas
sions He saturated them with the p0i
5..,11 of his .own malicious feelings. He
sei - ‘3ic - d hi have stolen nature's long hid
den s fret of at Ira( lion, He-was the
sun to the sea of ail thought and echo-
lion, which rhse and II and boiled in
billows as he chose., _ But ,his greatest
triumph was to come.
His eyes began to glare furtively at
the assassin, HopiLqs, as his lean, taper
fingers slowly assumed the same direc
tion. He hemmed thei*ret.c,h around
ito a circumvallal ion of strong evidence
and in:pregnaLle argument, cutting off
all hope of escape. He pile'd up huge
bastions of insurmountable facts. He
dug beneath the murderer and slander
er's feet ditches of dilemmas, such 'as :110
sophistry could overleap, and no stretch
of ingenuity . evade; and having thus,
as,one might say, impounded the vic
tim, and girt him about like a scorpion
in the circle - of fire, he stripped himself
to the work of massacre!
0! then, but it was a vision both glo
rious and dreadful to behold the orator:
His actions, before graciifultis the wave
ot a golden willow in the breeze, grew
trnpotuous as the motion of an oak in
the hurricane. His voice became a
trumpet, filled with wild whirlwinds,
dealening the ear with crashes of pow
er, and yet intermingled all the while
with a sweet undersong of the softest
cadence. His face vas red as a drunk
ard's—his forehad glowed like a heated
furnace—his countenance looked hag
gard like that of a maniac, and ever and
anon he flung his long, bony arms on
high, as if grasping after thunderbults!
lie drew a picture - of rnurder in such
appalling colors;that in comparison hell
itself might he considered beautiful. He
painted the slanderer so black, that the
sun seemed dark at noonday when shi
ning on such an accursed monster- 7 -and
then he fixed both portraits on the shrink
ing brow at Hopkins, and he nailed them
there forever. The Agitation of the au
dience nearly amounted to madness.
All at once the speaker descends from
his perilous heipt. His voice wailed
out from the murdered demi, and de
scribed the sorrows of the widowed liv
ing- the beautiful Marv, more beauti
ful every moment, as her tears flowed
faster—till men wept, and vvometi sob
bed like children.
J-le closed by a strange exhortation to
jury and through them to the bystanders.
He entreated the panel, after they should
hring in their verdict for the plaintiff,
not to Offer violtnce to the defendant,
however richly he might deserve it ; in
other words, "not to lynch the villain,
Hopkins, but leave his punishment to
Gud I"
This was the most artful trick of all,
and the best calculated to 'ensiife ven
The jury rendered a verdict of fifty
thousand dollars; and the night alter
...wards linpLins was taken cut of his # bed
liklynchers, and beaten almost to death;
As the I onrt adjourned, the stranger
made known his name, and called the
attentiol of the people, with the an
nouncement John Taylor will preach
here this evenina at early candle-light!"
• The crowd, of course a:1 turned oat,
"and Taylor's sermon equalled, if it did
not surpass, the splendor of his forensic
effort. This is no exaggeration. I have
listened to Clay, Webster and Calhoun
—to Dewey, Tyng• and 13ascom ; and
never heard anything, in the : form of
sublime words even remotelyapproxi
mating the eloquencenf John Tavloi—
massive as a monntain ;.arid - wildly rush
ing as a cataract of fire.. And this is
the opinion of all : who ever heard the
mar% ellous man.
I)2=' To. injure a man's sight there is
nothing' worse than sodden wealth. - Ixt
a wood-sawyerdraw-a ten-thousand dol
lar prize, and in less than a - month --he
will not
,he able. to recognise even the
man that I , s uspd to go security for.him."
• A gentleman- down' east, 'seeing his ,
prett3r.maid, with his. wife's - bonnet on,
isse : herouppTing her to he the,real
Simori 'pore: disc veered' his error
through; the assisfanq!'oi his wife.`. •
A yound man at Niagara, having b4n
crossed inYwe, tyttlited uut to the preci
pice, hi r ok fr his . clothes,'gave one lin
gering- look - at the'_gulf tieneath
arid. then- , went -,His. body 'was
found nest morning :in bed. . ,
To cool the atmosphere, brag ot, ap
other woman ' s good lcolni- in -the pies
ence of your wife. , '
• 'VOL. 49;.
ShaqPaient Sc:mon.
Let those who will repine at fate;
,And droop their heads with sorrow
I laugh when cares upon -rnewait—=,.
know theyll r leave to•morrow.
My purse is light, but *hit of (haft'
My heart is light:to mateliit . ;
And, if I tear my Oily coit, ,
I laugh the while . Lpatcly ' -
.31y Hearers—What is the use of being'
sad? closing the wtridoiA , shutters.of
soul's tenement ag,ainst the sunlight_ of
joy—especially whenthe world Without
is so bright and cheerful Look itit on
the'smiling - creation and partake of that
spirit of gladress which was iMended to
pervade . all of Nature's works. , Evin
though you anticipate troublii at.,hrod,.
sing and be merry ; like tree-toads 'be
fore a ihiinder stortri';;and• their visits
will scarcely be' heeded. Murmuring -
never. !waled a wound nor eased a pain,
except when one frets himself to death.
Contrive to keep cares nut of the bosoin..
When a Jew of these annoying insect&
once get there, they-breed faster than
bedbugs in June, and eat holes in ,
the hart large enough for rats .to Tun.,
through. If botherations - beset me;
make myself easy, knowing: , lull' well.
they will leave on the morrow :if
row comes to seek lodgings in .roy
som's -bed-chamber, I tell her _1 am all_
full, and a few over ; and' besides; 1" .
don't accommodate any of her sort. •
laugh at her for supposing she can comer ,
in with a bad shilling •and ofl she goes. ,
'lf my pockets should happen to be light,
f % - vouldn't load _my heaat With lead;
and if, unfortunately,4 should burst my '
trousers in straining to' lift too big a bag'
full of riches, 1 should get them mend
ed, and think no more about it. Cheer
-up, ye sad and disconsolatel—Your
gram phizzes are . enough to frighten
happiness over half a dozen fences—put.
clean shirts upon your souls-, : scour up.
tour thoughts let - Imag ination gather
fresh garlands from para t dise-, and per - -: .
mit Fancy to throw a feW of her favor-
ite flowers upon the altar of hope.
a word, be determined not to 'cafe . for
Care, and you wilt find the world:tc
(treat deal smoother than it looks to be.
Sri - mote it he
fidostry rewarded---A True Story. .
An intelligent gentleman of fortune
visited a country village in Maine, not ,
very tar from Bangor, and was-hospita
lily entertained and lodged by a gentle
man having three daughters—two' or
whom in rich dresses entertained the
distillnished stranger in the . parlor f ..,
while one kept herself., in the kite:hen s
assisting her mother in preparing the
food and setting the table for tea,-and
after supper, in doing: the ,work.till it:
was. fully completed ; when she also: ,
jriined her sisters in the parlor for the.
remainder of the evening.' The , next
morning the same daughter was again - '
early in the kitchen, while the•other;
two were in the parlor. The gentle
man, like Franklin; possessed. a discrim
inating mind—was a dose observerof,
the habits of the young , ladies—watched
an opportunity and whispered.scimething
in the ear of the industrious'one,7and
then left for a time, but revisitedthe,
same family, and imabout one year, the..
young - lady' of the kitchenovas ConVe
ed to Boston, the wire or the same gen
tlemaii visitor, where she •now preside
at an elegant mansion. •The gentleman,
whose - fortune she shares, she won by a ::
judicious deportment and well directed
industry: SO much for an industriouir
young lady—Bangor Whig.
(i Humble as I am;" said a buky spout
er to a mass meeting of the tinfe,trified,
"I still remember that I am a fraction
of this magnificent republic." - ".You
are indeed,"_ said a'bystander, ‘ 4 , and 'a
vulgar one at that."
The manager of a Buncombe ball was
in the habit of addressing the Male por-
tionof the assembly thus.: 61 All you shoe '
and boot men are to dance set dances;:
all you moccasin men are todance reels ,
only, and you barefooted , fellows, stand
aside for jigs, and take care of your corns.`
"Illustrated with cuts,", said a young, , ,
urchin; as he drew, his 'pecket •Lnife-,,
across the leaves of his gram:mar. "11:•'
lustrated with cuts," said the schoortniie ,,
ter, - ks he dreiv his l cane across the tack
of the young urchin.
. -
Nothing salmis the heart like SOrrow:
W.e.never feel so kind 4440814 dis-,
treSsed.aS the day we - are roused. NPaits
are like apples, the, 'power' that crushes
them makes them mell o w. • • . •
A - Froort-r, who had heard Jenny
Lind. sing, _ says that hPr voice Sends
rtish ol i pleasant thoughts throtighlno,,,
like the ringing of the Ainner-bell. ;-
John says the reason he, don't get,
married is, the! the house is Oot 'lOrto -
enough to contain—the' _C.:molt:let:mil-