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For Sale as above,: -
Graham's MagaFines, Lady's Book,
Ladies" Compa.,ion, Doll ir Magazine,
People's Library, Young People's Book,
Ladies' Amaranth . , Knickerbocker, • •
-Nciv York Visitor , - Fowler on Mattimony,
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Defector, • 'New
Boston Notion,. . Universal YahkeeNation,
Mfeekty. Hers ) . 4„ . • Public Ledger,.
'Daily.Chroniele Spirit of the Times, .
'New Win; , _
Tragedy of the - Seas, Life in a Whale Ship, and a
variety of Comic Almanacks for 1842.
itt - Subscriptions received for all the principal
!pbblications of filie
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World - , — wiltbe received and for side on the first of
Spiking of Blood,
• As another datigerous symptom of "Pulmimary Af-.
fection," •and : difficelt to arrest when neglected ; it
commences with cough, copious expectoration,which
consists of bright frothy matter, or bleak, and clot
ted with blood; there is mostly some fever, headache,
palpitation of the heart, flushes or heat, and redness
of the cheeks; difficulty . of breathing; soreness of the
throat, and saltish taste in the month, tko., " Dr. Dun
can's Expectorant Remedy" will be found to arrest
'ihis . complaint. One single bottle w ill answer if
_..'used at the first attack, but when fieglected, it mav
require many more: Those who maybe afflicted
with "Spitting of blood" should lose no, time in
.•procuring the above medicine, as this disease mostly
.-priWel - seriotto when not early attended' . _
Ofsce,'No.l9 - North' Eighth street
For sale at the Drug Store of J. 3. Myera k Co
'Ciirliste.and Wm. Feal,Shippensburg. • jany; 12
. •gstate. of George W. clippingir, deed.
of. — Adiiii:nistration on • the
i•-• 0 estate of •George W. Clippinger, late..of Long
Island, New YOrk, deed:, hare this day been grant.
• ed to the subsiriber residing in .Shippensburg,Cnin
herland enmity : Noticeis_hereby.gtven_to_alt_Pert:.
sons having chums agaitnst (it'd 'estate,to present them
properly authenticate d for settlement, and all persons
indebted are requestid to make.payment to the sub
- scriber. • . " "
CATHARINE ARTZ, A clministi;itrix
:Sbippensburg, Jany. IS, 1842.-6t.* _
• GIRO Shoes!
A lot of Nlen's Gam Shoes for sale at cost by the
subscriber. ' -
Carlisle. : Dec.'22. 1841
• BONNET SILKS & RIBBONS,
of the very latest style, just received at the store of
COPPING= bt CAREY.
Shippenslulrg, Dec. 22, 1841.
Groceries ! Groceries !!-
A tresh lot of Brown analtnaf Sugar, prime Cof
fee., Molasses, Cheese, Chocolate.; also all kind 9
Spaces, Ike., &c.. just received and Tor sale by
CHAS. OGILBY. •
Carlisle, Dec. 1. 1841.
Just received 150 pair of Gum Shoes,ovol for
sale (then. by
Carlisle, Dee. 1,1841
Indian Vegetable. Pills.
dual received afresh lot of the genuine Indian
Carlisle, Dec. 1,1841
Caps Caps .! • ,
rlloth,Silk Velvet, Tubby. Velvet, 'Celett, Heir
yid Fur Caps ofall sizesand shapes, just:Open
iling offal reduced.prieek,
• annery.for Rent...
de subscriber offers for rent the superior Tan
ag establishmetkrecently the, property of David
Forney, dectd, situated on the corner of East and
outher streets, in the borough of Carlisle Pa.—
,'his the most coinplete property of the kindinoe
)lace of its location—having a large
c am••" Ntory
S to.P.e Dwelling
finegarden and all , other buildings lice. necessary to
Possession given on the April 1841. Terms
tnadeltnown on application to •
P. F. EGE.
Opposite the Carlisle Bank.
lsi:ovember;g4, 1841: •
have j✓ust retnr ned from the city' with a seciond
supply of Winter goods; such as.Clotbs, Casineres,
• Satinets, Flaunels, Blankets,Shawls, which
have been selected with careiand which will besuld
as cheap•if not cheapen than sit aniiidlrer establish
ment in the borough. ,
Carlisle, N0V.14. 1841. •
;Boiits and . Shoes.
Paten or hoots and aloes received from nue
lino, whinhlhsve.purehaeed at.prieeethatavill vat
"ble roe to sell cheaper than any other establiehment
in the. county.
Carlisle, Nov. 24,1841.
HATS CAPS. .-
thaie,ilaireturnefl him the pity with the latest
stylet)f sr Cloth and Glazed Men's and Boys'
,Caps. Alao,llonsh Hats, for sale cheap, by
ss • Dealers •
Call and sr4 14 large lot of -Boots and Shoes I
bought•at auction, intend to sell by the case
or; d'oeen,Ohesper than ever.- • • -
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' , Car_lifile;NOt: 24, 1241. - • • •• • • •
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• :.' hawlsr Shawlsr• -
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Elegant beplaeivit thitiet.Shawli frOto $7 to
$2O, also 11 "''()loltet,,Merino,stut ot h er dumb;
iregresitvar' ' .; '
very phesp.. • . . , , .
:,.DOo.- Ist 18 ~ .' . .• :, I-I,AS.. OGILOY.
2c021,E. krzs7l7` GOODS.. ;
k'ABRAM 4 " have juit received at
" 140 , 1 r, ,ipw sfore,antulflitinnal supply, of • ,
'Pall 'Be.Wipter Oolitis;'' • •
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JOHN GRAY, Ag't
They were seatetrinll - riehThittrishail3r
arbour, over which the creeping vines wan
dered in:every variety - of cnrve, suspending
large clusters of their precious fruits, while
the - atmosphere was laden,with the mellow
fragrance of the gorgeous plants which grew
in wild untutored luxuriance about the sha
dowy retreat; The fadinglight of day' yet'.
lingered and gave a rosy hue-to the face of
the maid who.sat - therein, -- as • she regarded
with mournful tenderness the youth seated i
at her side. .
'Nay, Quintin,' said she,•"say not so; it
is feeling which actuateme- dt is feeling
whict prompts me . to say—it must not be.
Had I nOtTeVling for my-father, do you_be
lieve I would act contrary to my own de-' •
sires—would cause you-unhappiness?'
'ls,this your love?' said the other, with
a tone of fretfulness. 'Methinks it cannot
he a very ardent flame when it is so easily
extingui. - 31ted,by the perverse and Obstinate
tyranny of ' - •
. 'Stay your words,' interrupted she, as
she laid her delicate hand tenderly on his •As daylight 'ought its • slumbers in the
lips. 'You wi l.>respect the father if you bosom of night, the lovers, were again. to
esteem .his child."'gether.
The !noble mind of the youth• was struck 'I am doing wrong,' murmured Elzia,
with the reproof, and although it was averse 'ih meeting. you again, sincol am 'an af
to his desires; her filial iibedience told of so fenced bride. 'This night must be ' our
lynch pure aid , holy excellenCe, that he in- last. It is a sad thing to part With those
stantly Made reparation. • •.. !we love: yet I act as virtue dictates, and
..Forgive 'me, dearest.' he entreated; 'lwe, must
-meet no more as—'
spoke hastily and, unworthy of myself.— ',Say not that we shall meet no more as
ButyOur wards have crazed my - sotil,.whiCh lovers? Say
- that weoshall meet no more;
builds its happiness on the possession of that will. he sufficiently severe, for, Elzia,
you. If it may not-be that I shall.be your cottld we meet but to love--to upbraid fate,
husband, oh priiniise me 'that no .other which so cruelly divides us?' •
shall!' • . ; 'I. must away,'. said the girl ; 'if Quin
• 'I would fain do se'.'sighed the afflicted-tin'? airectien.is pure, he will condemn me
virgin, 'hut if my father commands; can I fin' tarrying.
disobey? ) have had no.niother's care since,' . thenosweetestl If I lose thee,
childhood, hut I have scarce felt the loss r I will wander a some distant clime, and
he has throwd by the eoldness• of wman strive to bury my regrets in nawseeues and
anddbeen a .very:WOMall in his affeetiott•for..amid new companions.' • , •
me. Shall I .repay - liis kindness with
.in-' He imprinted a. kiss upon her, trilling
.gratitude? Alas! Quintin, if lw tells me to , Nis.' He watched. her retiring form as it
'love another: I 'cannot do - so; hUt . if he bids appeared and disappeared amid the foliage
me wed—Quintin, you would not censure et iptervals, till it wes"finally lost to his
me ?' ' . • . . 'aniions tunied,slowiY•and4sad,
Tien expiring ray of the
,setting sun fell • ly away. . -
on..ber features 'as she ea rn estly glanced]
o hPr - . lover. • • Never did father love his'danghter with
. cried the youth With wandden start, more' fondness 'than Algini hie child Elzia:
is he struck: his hand upon his brow, 'why Her, good was his aim; and. as be was
that:bluab, that agitation?. Deceive me not, an enthusiast in the . art of the pinciLite
,0140 . , yap are, noftilipPoping a case This deemed that one •of that profilimin would
has already:happened., I see it 'all: He he.niest Worthy, of 'his . child. ''Theee two
has .selecied Ipareions' of his soul mingled together in
The maid sankher head upon his bosom, , such a manner that.lhey became - but•one.
and through her struggling' . tears s h e ebb- He considered the 'canvass as 'a lasting
- • . monment of genius, 'end that he would:
thon.hasi ,' best ' consult.his daughter's happiness by.
Desperate wairthe conflict in the•bosoin uniting
,Iter to epe:who would be alive to
of the youth as he sat like one in awanee, • all•postecitY by his 'Works. ,• • •
his eyes fixed nn'hers. which,,like the son Van Deg had been therefore selected, Its he
breaking t h Tou gli Vtit olouds.Of the_ passing I was the boast of his Country, and the. figures ;
storm, gleained. from tinder their dripping Of , hilitreation wanted ttothing-but motion
and.sponlhe ,dreamed he • saw the .to make them ouch es their originals, •"'Be...
rainhow of hope: • • sides,'' he-• was . - Wealthy, and - wOuld.add to
'Who is rdy rival? he asked, With voice the influence of the facially. , Finally, his
scarce, audible. • daughter was not ol d anobgh-now to judge
*Van.Deg,'. she answered, sorrowfully •• for ; , herself; and though 'ithe - ited,Mifeeeed
'Do`you,love,him,Elzlai"• • that she • was preptieetilfgainseller .pro
, • 'How Can ,you •",posed husband, a'. few . .years-of•connubial
yen merry him?' . • intercourse ' would overcome - that, and 11.40
;My father's :happiness dearer ,to me I would ultimateli. be:benefited: •' - :
than.my„own.-' Think ,yOu I Would Wan.; just, es hi"Wal at' d.;
this point of hie relie
.-•' tioner 'the ' ensuing day, a letter4;arrier
'Hu't Van Dee - . ' entered his.. - apartment, - . andliandad r iiine
- 'Beeause he excels - in piy:fittlier';i art.' •.letter, . saying he would,weit without (w an
cried the - ; despairing lover, ''why answer;.:'and had •Ween
,bneind.,4 . ein, oath.
had I nnt.,been a, painter!' • • ‘ not: to diselose.whe had cominiindpurd . him
:to delitter. the, , comMunicatimt,.. ,
41gini was .artonished lltese, Weide,
ititod;parsoottlas the : other
seal and, read • • - • •
-... : l lf:•the' parent consulted .the
happiness, wonlet • fig •rini aiattev : her if
eilie.'does 'not-love ap ( en
But ir -"Van to.possess: the
fairbeingemar 1, hp' Mistaken? Vay tier.
G. W. HITNER
The bed of Quintin was one of thorns, as
he threw himeelron it' and ..yielded to hie
agony of thought:-
Win! vain, yet how ardently: had he
mied, hew 'industriously haft he labored, to
proeure' her`attachment, acid juet,When he
:achieved the victory over her confiding
heart, all' that -he':itruggled for , Was 100t -1-
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A FAMILY NEWSPAPER:-.DEVOTED TO NEWS, POLITICSi LITERATURE, THE ARTS AND. SCIENCES; AGILICITIAITHE, A.MUSEIVIENT,
• THE THINdS-THAT`AItE.
Xturfeat thou that seas are oa;eeping •
-- hereikmaea and towers have bees
When the clear wave is sleeping, •
Thosepiles may.yetlbe weal)
Fur down_belnw the glossytide, _ . •
dwellings where his voice bath died !
Know* thoittluttilocks ore feeding
— Abo . ve , the tombs of old,
Which kings, their armies leading, •
• Have lingered to behOld ? •
• , Know'st thou that now the token
. Of cities once renowned, .'
Is but Some pillar broken, .
With grass and wall flowers crost ; .
While the lone serpent rears herlroung
Where the triumphant lyre has rung ?
'Well, well I know the story
Of ages passed away, „ .
And the mournful wrecks duff, glory
Bath' left to dull decay, .
But thou haat yet a tale to leain,
More full of warnings, sad and stern.
Thy pensive eyeltntranges
Treugh . rusned Lane and - •
Oh ! the deep soul bath o hanges •
More scirroiThd than all ! -
Talk not, while these before thee throng;
.of-tilence in the place of song.. ,
Sea Scorn, where Love hath perished,
Diitrust, where friendship grew;
"Wide, where once nature cherished -
- - Ail tender thoughts and true;
And Shadows ck oblivion thrown • •
O'er every trace of idols gone. . •
• .. -
•.. , •
`Grieve - not forrtotribs far scattered,
' Tor temples prostrate laid . ;
In thine own heart lie shat eyed
Thealtars ithad ma le l .
Go, sound its depths in doubt and fear -
Heap tip no - more hs treasures here!
• BY J. R. B. BARDINIER. .
no, not lost—lie could bear the thoughts of
her death,he -could weep
__over lief grav,e,
he could nurse the vegetation: above it—he
could—but to think that-the-prize must be
torn from him to. be given to another's em
brace, there was , madness
And then Van Deg, that rough, haughty,
distant Man; how unworthy, he to possess
a jewel ,of such 'value,' how unfit to nurture
such a tender plant, lioW opeuitable.,his
social spirit for the angel who needed some
congenial soul to ensure her "felicity.
• • 'Will she hot droop, wither and die in the
- cold atmosphere about him?' he asked him- I
self, when at length - exhausted nature yield
ed to weariness, and he fell asleep.
The mind, though, yielded not to the fa
tigue of the body; • on the contrary, it seem-;
ed more.filled with. life. He imagined him- I
self in the street. The bells rang, the peo
ple shouted, and gay equiPiges passed by.
It was a day of public rejoicing, for Elzia,
the daughter of Algini, was to wed Van',
Deg, the nation's favorite, thceelebrated
painter. People recounted the scenes he
had delineated, rind lauded the artist to the
skies. All this grated on the mind of the
dreamers - and.hetteinbled, -and the cold.
,perspiration gatheref on his forehead as the
nuptial cavalcade approached; they halted
at the chapel, and the groom conducted the'
bride, all pale and trembling, to• the altar;
he looked-up the aisle. When, as the father
- bout giving his love away, he rushed'
, 'dn,p a nd seized , hei; she .shrieked . end. fell
•ead in.bis, en ace, herTelatioris and'tile '
priest all'gaza in horror,; he, raised Ins
eyes, law the misery in theireountenances,
and as his face tell full trporr the besoirrof
Ihis lovely IrtlTtlerli; ilre expired, and'at that
, moment-awoke.—Sill Sii-the, forms-were - be=
fore-his eyes, fresh in his recollection-as - if
he had beheld the awful scene by the noon
day, sun. Impelled by an unaccountable
impulse. he aroseind lighted his lamp, and
taking-a-coal- frein-the-extinguished embers
in his ,chimney, he commenced the r-
tranure of the group Upon- the,wall; as he
rlTew each face, each lineament, he recoiled '
in surprise as their perfect resemblance to
the individuals became more and more im
pressed-upon-him. - As - he - concluded the
outline, he beheld in it a faithful *transfer
of his dream, wanting • nothing but the va
riety of color. A thousand thoughts darted
through hi% brain; he was .wild and wan
dering, he !lung himself on his'bed.'snd
when Ite next awoke, the rays of the rising
sun gilded ,nis apartment
His first object was to' seek the mural
picture, and he trembled lest it had all been
a 'dream; but there it stood, as if executed
by a magic power.
'lf this, is the result of an effort: with
charcoal,' cried he, striking his• breast in a
delirium of joy, 'what might I not effect
with other means? what might be my re
Edited and P'ablislsed for , ths'PrePrieters, at Carlisle, (:timberland County, Pts:
4MIDZ4I3IOIEO4IZ um:inmate untourataaw 0. asago
marriage to .the man of your ,choice not
Ihurry her to another world!.Her
•causes- her to submit; I lay claim to' her
affections;, but with these do not pretend to
alter your determination., You hare - the
reputation of. 'patronizing merit as , it ap
, pears in, painting. Defer: the nuptials -
this day twelve-month, and let 'Van beg
place his- chef d'auvre on the left of. theal
tar.- If the - one whiekitypears On the right
does not tell 'of a more skilful master.
abide the result. I f . it' does, then it is but
fair.to leave to yourdaughter dm privilege,
of. choosing her partner from the two.'
The father 'was delighted with the, prO,
posal, as it- suggested a trial of skill in his
favorite study.. .He accordingly returned ,
word of his acceptance of 'the terms, •and.
notified Van Deg •thereof. , .
A year passed away ; during which the
lovers never met. Elzia hadlost eight of
Quintin, and, in answer .to herinquiries
concerning him,• all 'she :had been able to
learn was that, shortly after their last-in
terview, he had - left the, city, and gone.no
one. kilos , whither.
The day-was now arrived when She was
tolieeome a -wife. Sad •to her were the
kind offices ''of the. bride's-maids tvlin as
sisted at her toilet; yet .she sustained a
r smile upon her face, although. her soul Was
weighed down by grief. •
• The chapel', was. ,thronged, by- people
anxiiius to.view - the ceremony ; .and aii.the
bride, richly ciail,, to the
her father, the latter - announced - Ault her.
band - was .to :be 13estbweti on the -artist
whose, skill was the most undeniable, to'he
determined. by the merit oVthe_p_ictureiL:
which — stood Veiled' 6h" either. side of the,
around at . tiiis proclamation, , and, striding
to :the pictpre. he-had painted, he urciir
tained it to their - view,.
Liturst_of.ap plautte_rosfram:the.. nu El
once as he did so ; aid well merited
that oryOf approbatioo, •
',The scene of The, piece was 'the•chapel
in which they stood, and the whole repre
sented-to , the life. There was tire priest
all but breathing, while the bride and
groom and their friends appeared as if in
the full flush of jcfy, • .
Algini was about In speak in rapture! of
the perforntance;7lvlten isuddtmly the other
curtain was drams astde„, and a cry of hoar;
tcrr biitst from he Multitude as they pressed
forward to 'behold I Van. Deg gaze d .
breathless in wonder, and Algini uttered a
wild shriek of despair—' Aly. daughter!'
It was the delineation of Quintin's dream
each countenance in the picture was easy
to recognize,. except that. of the youth,
which was buried in, the bosom of the
bride. But.• ere, with wandering eyes,
they had fully scanned it all, it was thrust
aside ; and - ancither appeared in its place.—
This represented a lovely arbor, in which
Algini, advanced to old age ; Was dangling
a beautiful infant oat his - knee; — which bore
an expression in its face of Elzia, who iiati
oar an opposite beat; with her head resting
on the bosom of . a,yoOng man, whose arm
encircled her waist.
Every one was . charmed and delighted
beyond measure; and, as they beheld the
youth, they recognized him in a Moment,
and every tongue cried—
'The . blacksmith 1' -
' Blacksmith 9m. more,' said Quitain,
stepping from bebind the canvass, ' but the
a►r-tist, who demands-hiS reward.'
h is unnecessary to say more than that
genius was . rewarded and .4o the happy'
Quintin Matsys,• once •blaeltirnith of Ant
werp, The, World owes some of its finest
relics of .an, and; among the reSt, the in
isaitahle,painiing of The Aliiers,' now at
Mintlsor Castle. •
A TALE OF TERROR.
[From the London New Monthly.) The
following story 1 bad froin the lips of a
well. known • Aerprtaut, and.nearly in .the
' It was in one. of my ascents from Vanx..
hall. and a gentleinan of the name Of May
or:hed.engaged himself as. a companion, in
my aerial excursion: But , when the time
tame his nerves failed him..ind looked
vainly around for the Orson _Who was to
Occupy the vacant, seat in the car._ Itaving
waittd for him till last poestibie moment,
anti.the crowd in the garden becoming im
patient, I prepared to ascend '.elone; and
the last cord that attached me to the earth_
was, about, to . 4,:cost - kotr, when suddenly , a
strange gentleman pushed 'forward and vol
unteered to up with me into the getouda.
lie pressed iherequeet with so niticlilear-:,
neatness, that having satiified myself, with
a few questions, of his respectability. and
received his promise to submit inAvery point
to- my , clirectinns.„ I consented` to receive
him in lieu, of, the absentee, whereupon he
!stepped with evident, eagerness and alacri
ty into the machine: In another minute
we were rising, above the trees; and in Jae=
tice to • Ty . companion, 'I must say; that in
all my experience: no person at a gieet _as
cent had ever shown such coolnest . 'hod
pelf-possession. ` ` 'The, suddin':riie;:of the
machine, the:, of the 'Situation,' Ate
021 and einggeratetitlangers ofthe
and the cheering of "the
,apeetatOrsi - Ore apt
tO,Oeuee enme . %renide - 01m; or. at 'any ':,rate
excitement; in the,; boldest individual's; where.;,
ae;the stranger was mnpoeed and Coml.
fertable sa if he had, , fieen eittirig quiet at,
home 111108, Own 'library, ,ohair. k bird
could ,nat havi:eernited mote' at mnie;l - or
more in its *mein; and yet he'seleinfily
assured hie upon had
never been np'befOre in hielife: ';- •
Inatead of exhibiting' any'alarm'
rreatleigitt i 3. the e easth evinced the
liveliest-pleasure 'Wheioht gyp POpi„91,1!"
of bags-ot'sand, and (tier' once or twice
urged maid part 'with Tors of ballast. , In .
/OM was, very
tarried fi3. kenily &fig. fit a,north
taut direction, and, the , day being particular.
ly bright and clear, we enjoyed a delight
fill birds-eye vie*" . of the 'great metropolis,
antL.the aurrotinding ,country., My corn ,
panion listened with great interest, while . l
pointed dtit to Ifini:ffie ?Various objecui over
which. We 'Passed, till I : observed that the
balloon must be directly over Boston.—
My. fellow traveller_ then,for the first time
betrayed some'uneasiness, and anxiodsly
inquired whether I thought he could be re
cognized by any one at our, then distance
from the earth, :It was I,told him:quite.
impossible.:. Nevertheless he continued
very Uneasy, frequently repeating ho pe
they don't see,' ana entreating me earnestly
to discharge more ballast. It then flashed
upon me for_ the_ &et time t,hat his ,offer to I
ascend with me had been, a whim of the
moment, and.that itesfeared being seen at
that perilous elevation by any member 4:4 his
own family. 1 therefore' asked 'hitt! It he
resided at tioston, to which he replied in
tho affirmative; urging again and with
great vehemence the emptying of the re
This however, was out of the question
considering the-altitude of the balloon, the
course of the wind, ind the proximity, of
the sea But , my comrade was-deaf
, to these reasons—lle insisted on goint
higher. *and on my refusal to' discharge•
more ballast, deliberately pulled Off and
threw _his.liat, coat,--and--Waistcoat—over:w
board. - • _
---- 'Hurrah;that lightened her ?' he'shboted;
'but it's not enough yet,' and he began un
loosening his cravat
'Notisense,' itaid I, 'my good fellow, no=
body can _recoenise_you at this distance,
even with a telescope.' -
• 'Don't be too sure of that,' he retorted
rather. simply; .!they have sharp eyes at
•At where P
-11.4 Mile.s's Madhouse.'
Gracious Heaven I—;he truth flashed
ripen me in an instant. I was sitting in the
frail oar of a balloon, at least a mile above
the -earth. 'with a kinetic 1 the 'horrors of
the situation. for a minute, seemed to de
-1 prive me of my own sense. A- sudden
freak of a distempered fancy—a transient
fury—the slightest struggle, might send us
both.at a moment's notice, into eternity
Ili the meantime, the maniac, sill repeating
his insane cry of 'higher, higher, higher,
divested hinself of every remaining
of clothing. throwing each portion, as soon
as taken off, to the winds. 'rho inutility
of remonstrance, °or rather the probability
of its producing a fatal irritation, .kept me
silent during these operations; but judge of
my-terror when having thrown his stockings
overboard. I heard him say, 'We are not
yet high enough by' ten thousand miles—
one of us, must throw otit the other.' .
To describe my feelings at this speech is
impossible. Not only the awfulness of my
position but its novelty, conspired to .bt:
wilder—for certainly no flight of imagina-
tion—no, not the wildest nightmare 'dream
ever . .placed me in so desperate and
forlorn a SitPATIOT). Iva herriblehor
riblel Words, 'pleading, remonstrances
were melees, and resialance,.Wouid be cer
tain destruction. I had bett er had been un
armed in an American wilderness, - at the
mercy or rt/Jayne Indiaol And now with . -
mit daring to stir a hand , - in 'Opposition, I
saw the.lunatie-deliberately heave first one,
and then the, other bagel ballast 'from the
car; the balloon of,cpuree rising with pro
portionate rapidity. Up, up, it soaredto
artailutude II had never e_'yett to Con- .
template—the eitth was lost tri. my eyes,
and nothing but huge,clouds rolled beneath
us! The "mild was gone I felt forever!
The Maniac, lrowever, was still dissatisfied
with Out- ancerrt; and ?gain began to mutter,"
*Hive you a wife and Children?' he ask
e 4 ahrupt y.
ProMpted by natural instinct, and 'With
a,' iardonable. - deviation .from 'truth,; re- .
,plied. that 1 ;wee Married: - and foUrteen
young ones who'.depended'oo,me . fcietkeir ,
bread. • •
in' `liar iaitghetllhe Mantiel, with'
a .sparkling ofhis . eyes Ifittielfilleillity 'Very
marrow.. have threke htindred . wives :and.
ten' thousand 'OlllllO4 and if the italltion'
Juld 116046 d :so, lieavY by dariyint. double,'
sheuld baVe been . limrie to Mem44 ' • tivit,
'And where do they liver I naked, atm
ions to gain : timtvby any , question that "first
toesurred to me. , . • ~• • -
moon,'replied the maniac. 'and
when thave lightened the air, I shall 'be'
ituire in time.' • -
heard no more, for suddenly approach•
ing me. andihroring his arms round my
' • -
..__ . *Ylir..dearlturphy,' said an Iriehrnan to
his friend, 'why .did you betray the' .se,oret
told your--. 43 it 'betraying you call it t,
Sure, _when l fofin4 t wean!' able to keep'
ifinYtelf, didn't I div %Oen it to eoin'e..
body Thal 'Mudd .
'Congo, are • you willing In be damned:
itit belhe Lnrd'e will V inquired a pions
fkietur. 'Oh 6 . M end mare ton; I WM ,
Ing to have 'ynifdatnned also, Melee : ll re.
'Why •:do'.. fine ladies * squeezing linen *-
mini!" us . ' fire? " - the :belle...lo'e.
When one weds now, -it is presumed 'es
r'a natural-inference that he was the income
of the "expectation " which will warrant
i the , couple in extravagance„
.. El e.may be
honest enough to tell his wife. to the , con
trary—and she may have _good sense suf-
I ficient.to indicate to her what is hen proper,
course in relation to expenses. But the
Whole round 'of • gesaipping acquaintance
are not so easily put olf- - --and the . couple.
are thus reluctantly. beckoned, persuacled,
or driven into fashienable .'ex ayagance,.
upon first Wart MU. They rivet o,step
at yurbe intii etifipetition' in s ty'ip of jiviog
and eiiihSel; With peepte, of - fortene; and
to ve.'thb . misnamed Itieliiialities of thoie
wire enitiftalited liieti in 'their o wn , state. or
'single .blessedneSS:, -.
If . a .couple -are:'so weak-Minded .£i ' 8 . to
think they must pursue':such ' a course as
thiliiit.iii iiii....fatefitai` late th,ei m arry—
and better late than never.' if they _ can
liiikii:u - p - thiiiiTniati etri - .minds -- iiiiiiiliFe - a till nin - .4 - '
iterate . establislimetil-- , if they . understated.
their character and_ have strength of .fitind'
to abide.tiY a - good resolution, the earlier
. they marry the better. - The cost of almost
-any one vice- or - folly. into -which -bachelors;
are betrayed ; bilaCk of employment and a
home, the follies - into . •which they run .to
supply the place in their hear ts
. and in their;
time, which a'good wife fills tio . happily ; ,
the unnecessary bachelor ex,penses in which
they indulge for mere ennui, would more
than twice support a family. -
Marriages in the middle ranks are much
more happy than timse of the extreme poor
or the extreme rich. By the middle ranks;
we mean those who 'have a trade, .profes
sio'n 'oi avocation, which insures them .a
Hying income, and an opportunity to make
provisions against the day of Fe e. 'Such
persons form the great body of mll.lllllB
- - population—the great body 'Of our
intelligence. and the true independent por
tion of the community. They enjoy • the
golden mean, and escape the tyrannical dic
tates of a senseless fashion on the one hand,
and the pinching of abject poverty on the
other. They can contract marriages when
they please, without referenceto . any thing
but their own situatiim, Wishes 'aml happi.;
netts, and their union •is therefore the most
felicitous, and made with the least parade.
Bachelorship,.especially in cities, is a
position of more danger and exposure..than
men are capable of occupying' with safety.
The best of us need h, monitor and P guide
—after the dived influence of a mother be
•comes lessened, or the eon is radio:rad from
There is 'nothing like a wife for h guar
dian angel. The influence of an "intended"
may be powerful—that of a wife,• as far as
moral influence can be, is omniscient,
induence of a (Vernon before marriage, may
be eonstant—the presence and, influence of
a wife is etnnipresent It is the very best
tutelage ender which you can rdt a man—
end the linitimony of any numbei of prison
statistics proves. the fact AO unmarried
rascals commit 'the 'ffinciptil part pi tiie
crimes 'which sbame humanity.. in the
frirtfiefanee of reform the. elevation of
tire viriues which .make airrin a good citi
zen—in a word, in -all, good marriage is
the best ageill. So go to work, ye ti'ppren 7
tieing in inwdyitimeandidates for.r . ogues
year manner.—think :of. making
tnufselves win-Ikt of good wiveti, and.theii
of obtaining them. • ---- ,
Interesting sliccotent of - ,
.TitiEItaNOOTING DT NOONIAGINT BENatn.
East.rnditt corregnondent Cf Ain
don papet relates.the fol l hinlng adventure.
It happened that Wo lay oft Saug'or, a
short time , ainee;,and island ;,cobtageous 'to
the sBendetbniulti; Which has-for man.";'
stars pastbeat noted for tigers, which hat-.
Dace amid its thick and .alinost , i'mpenitrable
jungles'; and 14 *ant of m'ottilitteredung.
ocenpatiOn three of cis made minds
to make a short excursion into the forest
one.evenitv to a large'disuscd.tank or feel,
which We had bier!' informed only.the• day
before was. used at night by thox.ild beasts
whit& 'Were , accustomed 'to come, , down
%Mei aut! !lair° their thirrit, and that the
loth-murka of, tigers as also those of rhi
noceroses, were , apparent in Tho several de
files leading to the , iamb. , , '
The moon shone exifeedingly bright, - apd •
hatiiing.ttitntalted , rsel'Oes w ith a , ease of
cigars and a bottle . of obraittly. Paiute," we .
left the schooner,at eight o'clobk, itedded
by a twang ,four tasears. arm ed - with,
catlasaes,„and beating in their hands two
,mtissabs, ObtselVes ,vikuiripea. With tkree
t*o mince '6411 rine figeriii this man
net we mitide pur,ws,y, fox the,joelt . which
layabout 250 :TiirAflfruM off' the shore.—
Qn Arriving at ; the . , alarge
Itubb o 9 l 4 4l et Which A,l,o4;iii as !frgive
) • • ; A
.• • ,
' We happened to hear a Jong argument
the other evening .upon the policy of early
It is .unnecessary tot repeat the pre and
con—,ii is unnecessary for ,us to hear it
beciuse under 'ordinary circumstances, and
in ordinarysituations, there can be but one
side .to the question. 'As .soon as a ,man's
mind is matured enough.io make his 4tioigik,
and at tvrenty-twp or tbreeit is, if•evei•,', he
shouldebe i teadi to be Married. The ebrn
mon-argoments against early matches, that
the httaband 'cannot be ." worth enough."
pectinlatily; i 5 not only a' fallacy in itself,
but- productive of false calculations and
Lopes on the part' of the bride, and of the
tendency to produce they-very distress it is
intended to avert.' .
Air' cep pa, and the mbon, and we were ,qtate
near eitmigt) lol4l:wing' about 4p,..ytirds,Offi,
to . depepil
.uon,i3tir Mies 'taking, thee; - de;` .
sired .effect diseharkeil,.therti,lito
ceSsfullY.'" - ••
.When ie 'had . Seatetl'ourselivs drunter:.
tably, gayer- ppleri to the Lascatr, to
.quench the torches, a ; to.,.maintaie•etfir4
silence, at., the same'linie to keep a Veen
look but; zod . apprise us if they perceived
arty :bell,st tii4 the Move, for the eye.orit
native •by-night Is. quicker then . , that
' EurOpean,l More than, ,an.huur
away without hhAting a ny, noise; save
noW aMilhen .a grunt .of some tee
au. he •Was Onsily rooting ,the aide
jeel,(i..e.Jatie) among the (blab weeds,the:
root of tii,hielt aqu4el?lant-thattarimul
tr.air el, rtkani ilea. ),0 the
,eig t n
While we were becoming rather 'miltlent= •
a,tremutlious itish ivas:heard
tanee behinO , us; which q
,fonpw i i
ed by the mournful Cry of 'Mine m
diS i tress.. •
It was quite iinpossible to see
Iva!: on account of the ,thlekness Of tltq
bit-there can be little tiotiht_thatit.
'vas iileapaftli,ivltielt bad - surprised and •
bounded - upon, deer or faivn,.tom
growling and snarling intonations that fell
gpon mit earkititatediately . afterhards.-
Buddenl!;t,ite . , token& whp..tia:a Abated in a ;
tree - by tlfeitde
4 s said; : gontly said ThAr
.e hyena sPealtoliele a, a tigar at hand."--: .
e say :that the,fartnef - :imimal is :
cloio , npon the heels of the
tiger Id his „pre Wlsc.t9 - prey upon - hi^.g
captive alter the latter 'had ahan►lcinerl .it:
In lesdthan minutes' affer. i nietter - ang,_ - _
lii - d - fip,oken; a, Magnificent sight.,preeented
itself to,otif view; two fa:rge . tigers, a_ppa
Temale - approached At itli
itateiy. pace to*ards the - tank.
they stopped for a few seconds
their heads turned tow_ and the jungle they.
had, just quilted, as if attracted - by. some
sound; *hen one of them deseended: the,
defile, and began, to lap, the - grateful fluid.
.Now was at -nine, I-took a deliberate aid
at the animal upon the banit, ivliilsl,
two : companions levelled - their' rifle* ti l t
one that wdeiit the act of drinking: Otte
'timed' dischargemas simultaneous: „Oat) . _
if not both Of my friendi' barrels- had
dently.taken 'more effect; The. Ilpg , c_p . s . f r a 7
ture.roared as lie plunged distractedly intti,
the water; and in a- few seconds tlisappear-,
ed, whilst the animal' I had tired 'at botimi- •
ed off into the jungle apparently untouched;
-We revived the lights of the Anisials; and'
went round to . the Spot, and limn(' that ho
was sunk about six foot deep litwater.,
_Wabo_n means of getting,l ß
at that night, we !eft hint
nig day, when, with the aid of ropo! , ,.we.
managed to drag 'him on shore. Ile
a beautiful male Bt / ingal tiger, and Measur-.
ed froth t7te pointor the nose to the. tip of}
the tail nine feet-and one inch.. Both,balls
had told the'lnietad penetrated the skull;
the other the chain: We earrietltiwar the
head and Skin as trophies, and left the'car.: •
Cass behind us. We could `Face the foot.:
steps of a rhinoceros , all' nioeti'dtiftt tank;
*hitch appeared, quite, fiesh%
•ONE'd MOTIIER.—Around the idea of
one's mother the,Minti or mad Clings with
fond * Afroctiol. it is the fir s t deir.tho,utht •
_stamped upon our infant hearts; when y.ei,
soft and capable of receiving the Most pro
found impressions; and all the 'after feelFngs
• are more or less light in comparison. Out
' passions and our
,iiilfulneas May „lead
far from, the OlVect• Of Mir, filial love; tro
may tieennewild,. bead strong.and . angry
at her counsel's or opposition; but when
dualh has, stilled Ater mOnitary
nettling but meinpry remains to reee
pitulate ber.itirtiten anti effe„e
-lion; like a.ilotcer f?eate - n to the trofnidly,
a rude, stetil f ,,, !e • a ise •tt p ,her head', and' ti fires
sini'dat her tears, toned
..Visit ttlethi,As we
and even When.the earlier period - bt
eur . loSi foreeS'iinenorr tO'he''siletit. fancy
takeithit , ,Pf.see of remeinbranee, and twines
die of our departed 'parent, with' 'a
garlimil.:9f . gtaces;alnl beittlieti,ii,pd."
w, hieli we doubt not. she pOrifitiaseti.: -
. • 'll .
gentleman at a hair,: in iihiektnit kihoptlhe
toonV, flat. Mt 'head agahitit,,st.yount" lady:
Re beg;ifith 'Not
Crlett : aho 'it" not, hard enotigh to 'hurt
' • .
Dun: 3 H:gaiii a pietti
matcto . a friend of ours a few dayit eine *
ihusbandhai matte me a present af titelit
tle hill that you 9,tve SEA
capital Whp'mttiltt,resist . snrolf a polite
invitation, to pay Up
00,0,gnr'Org out of 'a tavern one• ley
morning rapier fuddled; fell upon the door
Stee. Tiying to • I:ezein footing:;.lie
rearVed. l4 qC as, ell,Dible day®; the wick.:
ecl itadil slip,net7iplcicfs,,l moat belong to.
a di fretoit'elass, for it is more than I can de:"
ifolcSd if th ey h ' ad a slitill'of
'lloi - veered
said shq; airanger`-thtli :hare
one .at OrratitL`` • •,
Voion say,m that the,
Loeofocop of that county' hose tieg!ected to
lioy the corks iglikgoptt din
ner fur them iinniediateAftfriheelectiOi:
If the reimes Fmk. twine e Or
4 , 1*
tiver7 the . vnennt of their bill,.thereffoill,d,
fie,iieefoFtv . loirip`clled leek thitiz:;
+e es • .'"