Democrat and sentinel. (Ebensburg, Pa.) 1853-1866, August 26, 1853, Image 2

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Tlie' Soncr of iiteani.
Harness me down with your iron bands,
De sure of your curb and rein ;
For I scorn the strength of your puny hand.;,
As the tempest eorns a chain ;
How I laughed as 1 lay concealed from sight,
For many a countless hour,
At the childish boast of hut nan might,
And the pride of human power.
When I saw an army upon the land,
A navy upon the sea.i,
' Creeping alonsr, a snail-hke band,
Or waiting the wayward breeze;
Whrn I saw the peaant faintly reel,
With the toil which he daily bore.
As he feebly turned a! the tardy wheel,
Or tugged at the w eary oar.
Vl.en I measured the panting courser's : peed,
Or (light of till carrier dove.
As they bore the law a king decreed,
Or the lines of impatient love;
I coidd not but think how the world would feel,
As these were outstripped,
When 1 should be bound to the ru-dihig w heel,
Or chained to the living ear.
Ida! Ha! Ha! they found me at la.t,
Ihey invited me loi 'ai at k'agtn,
And I rushed to my throne uitu a thunder blast, i
And laugnt'U in my uiRiioviii ?ne:igi;
Oh iheu ye saw a wondrous,
On the carta and ocean w
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Where now n.)
T.'or wait for
he; y aiiiiic., 1 tr,
Hurrah! Hurrah! the wa:ei o'er,
Tlie mountain sle- p decline;
Time, space, have yielded to 111 v power.
Tile world, the world, is mine;
The rivers th'' sun h.oh earliest ble; t,
Or those where his he 'inn decline;
The giant-streams of the- e-eidy West,
Ordie orient Jlj'xJs divine.
The ocean q-iails where'er I sweep,
To hear my strength rejoice,
And the monsters of the briny d-.'i'p,
Lower trembling at rny voice;
I carry the w ealth of the lord of the eavdi,
The thought of the godlike mind,
The wind lays alter no fly in froth.
The lightning is left b -hlnd.
In the doi-thsjme dpth of the l'aiuonilc.-s m:a2
My tireless arm da'h p'.ay,
Where tiie rocks never saw the sun decline,
Or the dawn of the glorious cay ;
I hiing earths glistering jewels np,
From the hidden cave br'ow,
An I I make the fountains graniti c-.p,
Vitii the crystal gu.-h o trt!
1 blow the bellow?, I forge the .-'.od,
In all theslnps oftride,
I haminer the ore and turn the wheel,
Where my anas of Mromtth are m ide ;
I manage the funvice. the null, the mint,
I carry, I spin, I Weave ;
And all my doings I put into pruif.
On every Saturday eve.
I've no mu-e!e to weary, no breath to decay,
No bows to be - hud on the siiei!."
And soon I intend you may u go rrd play."
While I manage the world irysclt,
Eut harness me down with your iron band.-,
Be sure of your curb and rem ;
Fr I scorn the strength of your puny haudj .
As the tempest scorns a chain.
isr A. S. liAKKIt.
CifAPTEP. I. The Attack.
It wp.3 a bright Sunday afternoon, in July,
177G, and the inhabitants of P. Lad as
sembled for Divine worship. It is necessary that
we should refer our readers back that they may
know the existing state of things in II at
the time of the commencement of our story.
The war had been waging with great fury, and
the little settlement of R-
had not been ex-
empt Brum tlio ravages or tne ruiniess ..uages ,n ;
the employ of the British. Numerous attacks !
Kii1 iiin.'li. and several of the inhabitants !
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had been killed ; but all attempts at a general
surprise and massacre had failed as from the su
perior skill of the brave settlers of R they j
were enabled to encounter the Indians in their
Cwn mcde of warfare, and were always on their 1
guard. !
Having failed in all attempts to surprise the J
settlement, the Indians suddenly disappeared I
probably in search of easier .prey. But there v. as I
one among them, a young chief, who was slill j
determined to accomplish tlie object, and he had
greater inducement than plunder revenge ! !
Ondega, the chief, loved but with the wild ;
love of a savage the " brightest and best" flow
er that bloomed in the valk-v of R
Be- 1
fore the war he had endeavored to gain the inaid
tu's consent to become his bride, and )m the
unstress of bis forest home. But the loely Jen
ny Birch had smiled at his vivid and fdowin;
representations of happiness, anel endeavoml to
teach him that a white maiden could never be
happy iu such a situation. But he still perseve
red, and she at last refused him kindly and de
cidedly. Ondega 's love was now transformed into a bit
ter hatred ; and with vows of revenge he disap
peared from the settlement, and nothing inore
KM heard ff biuj til Uw Vreatiag out vf the
Revolutionary" war. whrai news was lutnwltt Wf
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-aoiue in me seiners mat unaetra was on n
tae leaders of the .Jevaiu that wore cenlintallv
ravaging the surrounding country, and had led
one of the parties lliiX at one time attacked the
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fcent and were repulsed.
When this was communicated to Jt-uny Birch,
she was very much alarmed, for site remembered
the threats of Ondega at parting, ami rightly
guessed tfiat lie was endeavoring to carry the
threat into execution ; but, on her making known
her fears to the settlers, she was assured that no
i hand should harm her
-tiiic v. av a
I man in 11-
that could raise a rille.
Amons? the most. earnest iir .their efforts io.
t aelTielfe;u's" was"L'Xw iu Piersou, a young man
i just one year the senior of Jenny twenty. He
was nobk-diearted, handsome, intelligent, brave,
; and acknowledged as the best marksman in the
,' settlement. There w as a similarity of sentiment
i between Edwin and Jenny, and they were al-
ways happy when in each other's company.
! As we have said before, all the Indians Lad
! hit the vicimtv ol 11 but Ondega and his
' fillowers. lie had resolved to take advantage of
the fact of the settlers somewhat relaxing their
watchliuncss, in consequence ot the a pi a rent va
i , ,
i cation of the country bv the Indians, to make a
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I last and desperate ehort lor revenge. All his
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plans were matured, and he was ready to strike
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I tin. I .liiii- ilt.f , t i . r( i .i.--1 I Intnl. i c-f.i,.l c?M-,-
I'll- l.'l.'.l .1.1. .'ULl l.ll, II UUl'A tll.l CUl I L II
to so many nearis.
ISearl v a week befijie the oiienm' of our story,
1 J'
a large nuiuk-r of tlie most experienced and har
dv settlers had left the settlement togo toanotli
er portion of the country to aid in the battles of
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iiVrtv. Little did thev know how much their!
services were needed at home.
n lies e:c ueeueu at Home.
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All the stttlei-s m the villaire at the t me were
iisseui oieu in me eiiuioii on me .raooaui. .ia
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one-, e:o e-i jooiil;, Mill Iv a.- pieseill. i.1 l us llie
first time for a long w hile that the privilege was
theirs to hi ar the word of Ood sjniken to them,
and they had a-.--.eiubkd to thank Providence.
ior r-fc-.vrv.i .g ineir lives aiiiid surrounding dan- 1
Tenny Icrchand her paretits were there, and !
also the
jiarcnts of Edwin Piersou ; but Edwin
was not ihere !
He had accompanied the party
that had kit the settlement.
The structure where the sen-ices were held was
a substantial h-g budding, and for s-afcty from
attack, the windows were Tihieed hich from the I
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ivA famished with heavy oak shutters
1 piviiu 1 .ii.-i 1.11 ui.ii.u ,ilii oei y oaii. -liuiieis
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; v, men w ere com.iiu.iou i.uiu lue mierior 01 me s
i biilding. The roof was covered with a specks of
' slate. The buihiln.' had iid.. ns ihiv.r.f!
refuge in times of danger", hence the peculiarity.
Now to return :
- The services had commenced, and the congre
gation ha 1 j':-.-t finished singing the morning
hymn, when the shrill war whoop started them
all to their feet, and at the same moment the
large oak dHir was thrown open and an Indian
!l upli
cvl t'. maluiwk
g into the church
and close Li-hind him followed scores of painted
warriors with the deafening war whoop still on
, their bos.
j Mr. ilireh was seated behind the door, anl as
j the Indian sprang past him, with the speed of
thought he leaped upon him and pinioned his
arms behind him. The next moment, the
j strong arms of one of the settlers had forced the
i door shut, and not w iiks anding the furious onset
made by the savages, he with the aid of one or
two others, succeeded in effectually barring the
loor, and all si,raii2 to their arms:.
Cl.'AI'l lilt II. TLc Jii.i-f'C.
'.Strange siteneu will oftca fallow an abrupt surpri.e,"
After a short but three struggle, Mr. Eirch
suceeedevl in securing the savagew ho had enter
ed, and now the stubborn captive lay panting on
the floor. All was confusion among the women
and children ; but in a few moments, by a little
eiibrt on the part of the pastor, quiet was resto
! red.
The Indian captive was placed in a safe place,
and measures were taken by the settlers to ren
der the di fence more secure. They were well
armed, all having taken their weapons to church
j w ith them, and there was a store of ammunition
i and provisions. in a vault beneath the church.
; Tlie savages, after having been defeated in their
j o'lbrts to enter the church, had drawn off to a
j short distance. Ondega was much chagrined at
i the failure, and wns voi-v su-tivf. in hi-j ciiil.nrnr
to sftmethhlg thflt ;.ould tR;Ct ,,is p
Directly after the first assault, Mr. Eirch and
hy fioa (jit.orgts a finc laJ 0f ei-hteen years, had
dt.scl.11(lod into thc vault of the-hurci, when Mr.
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uiicii reuioveii a iiikji- eusciosm2 a uai K passao-e.
George," said Mr. Birch, " you know where
this leads to the old oak by the creek. It is
but a few rods, anel when you get there, wait till
you hear the crack of the rule, and then raise the
sod under thc large root, and when 3 011 get out,
ran as fast as you can, and with as little noise as
possible-till j-ou get out of reach of the Indians,
and then you know what to elo. Now go, George,
anel may God speed you, and grant that you may
be the instrument of saving all our lives. Kee p
g'Xel courage !"'
' Yes, father, I will !" said the noble W, and
1 pressing his father's hand he entered the passage.
j -dr. Birch ascended to the church, and tden-
ninrr t,i f l. i.iwl.ll.. t.f iti.. -...., .:.!.
" Listen ! George is in the passage below, and
we must elo something to divert the attention of
the Indians from the oak, so that he may get out
and go to F.dwin."
" We can fire a volky into them,"saida settler.
" Yes that would be a very good plan," said
-Mr. Birch. "Let me get a look through the win
dow." " You i,au Letter take a loop-hole Mr. B. or
some of thc red skins will shoot you" said Mr.
Pierson, laying his hailj on Mr. Birch's shoul
ders, he being about to mount a bench to look
through a window',
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r "'" "--"i -" "-''vn, x iji ,- nf
i .nW ann.lf,,
moment looking tnj-
one of the loop-holes. " There is an Indian btan-
ding right by the oak, but all the rest are on. tta
right of it, and if we can put the one out cV tint
way, George can get through," .feaid Mr. Birch,
turning around to the settlers who were await
ing me result ol ins scrutiny.
" n ell, leave that to me !'' said a Lardy h ck-
woodsman. " AVLeuyou fire volley to call tie
attention of th&.other Indians, I will fire a vlllay
j atuj C!lu t('s attention !"
l lah'r'ixed to, and at the moment of 7.e I
simultaneous report. ;uIC,,!lT:w3lV the oi
seen ' i o-fait-wWrrttrr'tirrri u.--ZS-v, A ;
stantaneously George issued forth turn the pis
sage, and disappeared up the creek, without Ic
ing noticed ly the savages.
The night came on, and the Indians now fet
lire to the deserted dwellings of the settlers, v,;ao
were obliged to witness the destruction of t!ir
inoj.erty without the power to prevent it : hit
j thu cnick ofa ri!i
j t,.n ,i,, ,i .,
e ever and anon, wotti
j tell that they were on the watch, and whcneera
dusky form w as seen suiliciently exposed to piv
j sent a fair mark, it w as sure to be instantly usel
ii'iu .-eiuom ma me mai
t,.,i;., t i i r
I Indians, too, had guns fumisl
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j oniiili audits, Imtlhev could i
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as sucn, ana seldom did the marksman fail. The
bed thuu by the
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not he brought n-
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jh..o iiui ovvmi ia'juuu llie
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lil.r,.-,. H-..1I . I
f the church
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" "civ n., .jenny l.ireii ail tlie time, and
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1 n Hat W as She donor I t fl,.. C,.t .,,,,,,...,, ,.r
10 attack, she had. with ii-muli.ifid nri.ii ,r
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'""""'iii mat wine nil uaric had not taken
a moment's rest. Most of the time she was en -
.,,r. 1 ;.. 1 i- 1 L
! gaged m moulding bullets, prcpanngr refi-cshuients
c,r ,, , 1 1 , ,
; lor tne hungry ones, and donur sundrv other httle
ones, and doing sundrv other little
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matters tor the convenience of all.
After the fears of the women had somew hat
subsided, they assisted Jenny in her kind ot'ice,
and when night came on. all insisted tl.:.t On.
i should take some rest. She vu-l.h-d to tl ,-ir !o-
-sires, but sleep visited her not that night nor
were there many in that little castle it did visii.
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""""5 ..iv, una not an lnimin was to oe
j seen all had dispersed! The settlers were some
j what surprised at this, although the most experi
j ence 1 backw oodsmen pronouticed that t!uy were
preparing lor a desperate struggle.
Sentinels were stationed, and meals were ser-
ved to the weary men. Preparations were made
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1 lor :l 1 , -T ii t-o I n il.-r.,,. 1'., . .1. ... ..1. . .... I
w..v. .,,i1Ve. i.aen man Mniijieiieu
w(" knife, and a large (puantity of bullets
v,'crc mc-nl-Jcd .. - -
All v. as quiet till eleven o'clock, and the set
tiers began to think the Indians had left for cer-
tain, w hen the slirill war-w hoop ringing out
the pure air gave warning that a terrible stnie-
de was at hand. Ins fan thy every man was at
his post. In a moment the Indians rushed on
the church, and notwithstanding the murderous
discharge of lire arms that greeted them, carrying
death to many of their number, commenced afu
rios attack on the door with their hatchets.
1 he settlers continued to pour a galling fire on
the savages ; but after some time a break was
made through the heavy oak door, sufficient to
admit the body ofa man, v. hui a savage leaped
through, lie was scarcely inside the church
when his head was cleft by an axe in the hand of
Mr. Piersou.
The Indians now poured through the apper
ture, and, although they met with a desperate
resistance, were fast accumulating in-ude the
door. The door w as unbailed by those who had
reached the inside, and all ru.died in cagtr for
blood. Put they- were opposed by men fighting
for their loved ones and homes.
The settlers no longer used rifles but resoriod
to their knives, and the manner in which ihey
were used showed that it was no new werpon in
thtir hands.
Eut it was evident that this unequal content
could not last much longer. Although none of
the scUlcr.s had as yet been killed, scarcely one
but was severely wounded. The savages out
numbered them two to one. Seeing the despe
rate state of things, Jenny Eirch seined a toma
hawk which Lad been thrown down, and rushed
into the thickest of the fight, and for a moment
that tomahawk was suspended in the air and
when it descended it carried a messenger of dtath
to a bloody savage whose tomahawk was pending
over her father's head
This was seen by the savages, and for a mo.,l
ment hostilities were suspended, and squaw !
squaw 1 burst simultaneously from the lips of
each one.
At this moment a shout proceeded from the
creek, and Edwin Pierson sprang to thc rescue
with his brave followers. Ondega caught sight of '.
Jenny as she stood with bloody tomahawk still j
in her hand, and with a fiendish whoop and up
lifted tomahawk, he sprang towards her to strike
thc deadly blow. A rifle shot sped through the
air, from the unerring rifle of Edwin Pierson , and
Ondega was stretched lifeless on the floor. His
followers, now witiiout a leader, were easily con
quered. We will not attempt to describe the happy scene
which followed. Husbands clasped wives ami
childre n to their breasts, thc good pastor, although
severely wounded iu the conflict, knelt elown and
offered up thanks to God for their deliverance.
Jenny had swooned from over excitement, and was
in the arms eTEelwin Pierson, w ho at length suc
ceeded in restoring her to consciousness.
The wounded were kindly oared for, and in time
recovered. Ondega received a decent burial, as
did thc rest of his followers who had been
Therein thc centre of tliat little village, in the
year 1798, stood an old time worn church. Jt still
stood as a monument to the bravery of thc early
That noble looking man, wUMbstynutifvil fto-
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, jemim.; win...i'i, u.iu p; aiv ciii.orcu uaiig
ing fondly around, is Kdwin Piersnn. It is need
less to s&y that the lovely looking woman is Jenny
; ruTsyn not Kirch. They are looking at the
! church, and relating to the listening children the
story ot'tiic struggle and rescue.
- j And there are the parents of ljlh Edwin and
Jenny ; ana there is ( ieorge Iiu-eh ami Lis pi e-tty
; wife, and all seem .so happy,
! " How beaut! :"ul the seme U thee,
y 01 Js cf miue la:1' nut tt;I1-"
Influence cf Eoni
Of all the schools, there is none like that
evil, there Is none likf the mother."
What heart that has felt the sacred iiu!
of home, and hastngaged the priceless blessing.--
ie priceless l.Iessmgs
of a mother's tender care, will not beat responsive
to the truth of the sentiment we here rmote. t
in the
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oou.e o.u ami.i uie c-i-
j ''earing associations of youth, that the heart re-
! 't'ives its first impressions of the world ; and well
it is, if these first imjressions are given by a mo- I All ii-ht f ci
ther, who feels the responsibility of her position, j again attcMplin.w to ,
and tlie mipjrt?nce of a charge committed to her
Whether we turn our attention to the cataloic
i.e..- ... -
vl "''u orscarcn tne page ol history to hr.d a
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"" u;e ,;iea'. null .-"J'l, lit li li-
ness alike the influence of home ofa mother's
.! - -
i gi'-ei , or a moi ner s caix.
Vi- i .1 . ,,
W fllilinrt.-.n Ok. nil, in
sacred bv the
Amciican rilieiK iv-n l,lein.1 w-iil, l.-mnv
, '
it ,, ... ...
!Ba, w iui a moiijer nossessimr reat strenr-li ol
, .hand, and excellence of character, which the great
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'n exhibited m Ins afler hf.-. Had it not U-.-n
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tr the Ix-nign lniluence ol his mother over the
' tr the Ix-nign iniluence of his mother over the
destiny of liu; eaily jrears, America might not
;ilvo known the name of , ashmgton, and the
lite 01 the revolution micht have Lai cut irelc
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vuvieiu. xut a tma i rovi'ieucv naa oiuetc i
. . , . ,.
'r!iefwi-e; andlhroinrh the lustrumcritahl v "i a
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I, other s instruction-:, gave to tne world tin-noble
frcample of patnoli.-m, honor and virtue a man
i test in war. lirst 111 neaee. and first m the hearts 1
1 ' '
If his countrvmen ;' whose acts America will ncv-
t' fail to remember, as t he source of her pro-pori-y,
her nationality, an.! her power.
' Napoleon, the giant in tolled f France, alwavs
i-taksin terms .Thigh admiration of the hoine'of
lis vcuth of the instruction rectivtd in bis cliild- '
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hood. W hue in exile he is reported to have utter
1 I
cj these w ords, in .speaking of Lis mother t.ud
loine of his youth :
.i . at (i
f 7,:o:i m nod ofe-ven1 t:d,-.d T,nl i
t rhieh she formed me at an carl v a2e. I t.rineinallv
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infcf t-.- c-, nf.t, w. ;,-,., r.. ,..;..;,.:.
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! t,tirely upt
n a mother.
Such was the language of him who lit; d been
e terror of kings, and v. ho yielded only to the
iked forces of the most powerful nations cf Eu-
pe. A declaration honorable
lbition, and vanished greatness. It e.-onvevs to
sterity a lesson not easily to be forgotten; and
ni.shes the evidence that amid the scenes ed'
mage through which he passed, he did not fir
. the admonitions of her to whom he owed his
We might quote the testimony of men who have
lu, their names upon the page of history, to prove
litv much depends upon home and its assexia
tiis, to lay the foundation ofa future character;
ajl first an l f nvmost among the.-.e influences,
ii. thisc exerted by the mother. The acthhics ;
life the resiionsibilities of power and station, ;
never drive from the licart the recollections t.f i
o hour when youth received its first impres- j
113. j
The testimony of those who have inscribed !
eirnnmcs upon the scroll of fame the imruis-
k cable voice of experience the unchangeable i
ivictions of the human heart, arc alike unar.i- i
n us in ascribing to the influences of home the
re ponsibility of individual character in after years.
V) condition of life can obliterate them, or destroy
heir legitimate eilcct.
Karkinff a Hat.
PY JOHN" or YtUlM.
About the time el the inauguration of Pre.-ideut
t ree. ;i "i-iilli-iiian. niimcil Parker, heloneimr to
'..,',; n,. r..;.?.i -!... ,i.i..,-n.-v r
.....ioa W ot l,o.u i,-l, of a traveller, but
'.1' x- it i..,,, v., .... 1 ;, .....ii !
.varc that there are such things as the swapping
' umbrellas and hats at big hotels. To guard
t-jiinst the loss or exchange of Lis new "tile,"
1 i-i-fnro Mr. P. not n nrinte-r to strike b ill otf a !
,.. ,-t,;,.t, t ..,,.. ot
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i crown of hi.s hat, in bold two line pica,
there w as a great rash at Wiil.ivd s on Iuau-
gittion day irdeed, there wis a perfect jam
.fy where and our fri-nd Parker founu some
in ettir." to tne umner taolc
ali; with some of his townsmen. The dinner
w Ja fine one, thc champagne eklicious, and af
tc:i hour's sitting, the New Knglandcrs left thc
ta' in thc merriest mood imaginable.
Now-, fellows," said Parker, as they emerged
fie 1 the dining-room' ' eve ry man look out for
hiown hat ; I've got 1 mark on mine that noli-ly
can mistake."
3ut there was a mistake somewhere, notwith
st tding. It was some time before Mr. P. found
hiiat at all, anel even then he labored under the
imression that it had grown a trifle older since
he lent to dinner. But the placard was in the
cr n, all right " Asa Parker, Attorney at Law,
Coicord, New Hampshire," stared Lira in the
fuei, as he looked in the inside.
All rich, fellow V." sail Parker, rabiS tt
. i . . -. , - .
- uie to ms 'vi;ia. .mj;
tile to his gouul. "" Nj'.himr hint i:'aki:i sure
- things when vi.ti are into p. crowtl ! HJ
, hat's s.ife anyhow." Uut lie o:iiy put iho hat oa
! the t
of his Lead. fr it w
is entirely
! to eo on
i "AVhat's the matter, Parker;" iir-
.i . A (i k' Oi
I the party, as the.attor:uy attempted to pu"! on
I the ha
" t)h, K'Vchin.i" resjvmdiij Parker, a-: urn l.M.k- j
i'g into the hat nothing it's all rhiht, of!
course: "As J'a,kr, Attorney at haw, Oon-
cord. New .hire.' Certainly, i Un it
must be my hat." And again he attempted to
I must be my hat. And agr.:n lie at'.:-!
of pull the hat on.
,s I 'r-ri J n aau'A illy sej.;,!- lan-L'er
at the comical motions or tin i-hii,-ini..i
Ver, but he did not app ar lo notice it, and i:i-
tustv;o!ily ei: leavo.-ed to make the hat fit s...w-
, how. I;l a state of ii,o-.t absolute Lewildenncnt
; he at h-ii"-:h turned to r.-. ,.:'.i. t , ..
; sentmg the bat, Ie-ired him to tell !
I ,- . . A 1
what name
was m it. The man n-ad " Asa Pa:k
. r, Atlor-
ney at Law, Concord. IW.v IIamr,h
med Parker,
, only to his
the h
Will you have the kindness to tell me
am : said he. -ii,! more i.,-rid.-ve,l
I - j ..
Cert a ml v, said the i;iau ad
-ed : " ou
ii i e j o-l.ier, .VtlofleV a: I
' - . t. . nt. ...
v, Co:;co:-d, Xew
j 1L
in jnhire.
" Of" course." sai l 1 ham it, I knew it.
V::dhe made on
more trial at the h-it.
! r. ...
! uv.-oiiid iK-verv dilhcult to sav wh-ther Mr
.. I M r K,H " 'l,ni'n" ll"m a hole hi ! he 'j-roii'iu
v;t this juncture. He looked aain into theha
and rend the in-cription, and then at Lis friend-.
- "1 ' l"iu at i.i
...i, ,..,0 , , , r
I "lJ pre sen ed straight fic.s, and
1 j
iff' n 1 ,
'fli lllloiicn " M i
; ;n 1 , ,,,,.,., r
s to Asa
' v .,. n, . -, , - ", , , '
, ' Hampshire, and if tins hat U-lotig
t.,v. ,. . T . . , 1- ,,
x .UKi-r, Atioriiey at Law, t ,,n cil, ,ew Hatup-
1 1- ori . ,
' hne, Lave toav. is. tu.a tn-i h L-.i .(-
! 1 , , ',
i r... , ,. , , ,, ., . , ...
v.. v.i-..4 v iv n.? .. ii- v u-.uigea .111. j -it; Ke.' s
1 card 1:1
O Some ij
TJ-. o fl-n'-n.'T-TO.T T"
1 oe. 01 me s u -c u : 1 t.s 01 iiic'is ;
1 1 .-r, 1 1 , 1 -
P'Vs tlie f dlowing ricli s-.-cne, as having
at On
A German deck-pa 5se1.2v.-r La.l lc' wing
the 'greon-oyvl monster" during thev.i'.iic !i in
from New Oilcans, on account of some lit.le atun-
. 11U.:.MiI .. '.fl -.-.I !-.. 1 .
i dashmg sl arched un vder." w!
who u:,l kil -.-f
. i ne iiiisoaiKi, was also
i ... . ,
a deck a.-.sengcr. Miortlv
i tl
ie ixi.'it s arrival -here be v a - ,, ;,
I d-
peration at seeing his wife revive ami lovinH'-
return the hateful Si
iviier s kiss. Ca!iLi2 her fir-
j w'arl Lo l''A-i himself upon tlie chalk 0f the
j "
i ' A" E-athlevu, you likes !
.-. obiter as
j i me an icr h:ie
i- 1. ,-.
I dr.
Overboard bv
itiL-e-I! T
K-tame Iran-
ie wile
tic. and attcmj
ed to follow !
ut was siaveii
by the passengers, ciiirea
he fell u-H in her knee-
ier "S'i'ir.'i: t
, ,.
oo.t no ve-r
enpi,eared: she p:r:.i -e 1 unwavtr-
mg coiisfaricy m
reused all-.-c'ton the voiiitof
elevotion and submis-
lon i:e si c
med so a'lxious she i
shotild manitist.
but )!o:.!;ing -:ae die rufh'-.-d wa
ters 2a vc
S!ic then shriik -d for hii
again, when up fivm the vrater eringl v caine
an an -v. er :
"I'm now .-o -ead aster very tivil. ifym ki.-s
ter Snyder once more any time again ; ;,n 1 if yon
no more kiss him and 1 ve s mc so good and Letter
as yo-.i loves him twice, vy ehn I comes bark niv
svlf, I uo likes ter tailor to - it me for his bru t hr-in-law
mit meiu vi :fe."
A wihl, delirious cry of joy escaped the wo. nan.
She promised fidelity upon h rbend. d k nce hen
slow iy from beneatJi the guards of the boat emer
ged the ha'.f-dre.wncd Dutchman, lb- had
gevl to gain t lie cover of the guards e.i'h.ut bein.
discovered, ami there snporl ed himsJf above the
waters by the timbers. It is ik -Ik ss, j.orliaps,
:iy thai
oteel , if
iiice lh 11 lalh'ieeu has bei naio
, and holds the tailor in utter h .-'
I'a'-t, some t
.1 Witness. bin.1-'
ay f -r
pr. lu
line since, a U"
ti'espa.s. in eutliiiir w-'1
litijii a 11. lul.oor :
lseS W UUOUt alll- ' ' ''u"l"llw"""'""
.4.. 1 . ..r . ' .. . 1.. :,, nr.
nesses was p!ain old farmer, test:
went elcariy and directly toprove the c! aire
dchnb'ot's counsel, a blustering riau e.f brass, af
tcr ri'ie ino-t approved fa-hion of country j.eltif. g-
ters, thought to weaken the f .rce of hi.s evidence
by proving idiocy to be a trait of hi
theri-lbre inlt n'oeatcd liini thus :
-Mr. ,
you not V
"Yes, Sir."
vou have a son v. lois an i Hot nave
Very liM
ie." I
' How wall does he V now- '. a5 one o! the L.-.ilds wrs driving a nail ; lie uimicdi-
" Well, almost nothing; not much more than ately dropped hi.s hammer, Laving th-c nail half
you do!" I driven. When the boll stru, k f r one he com;.! -
The witness w as allowed to retire for- ' ted the driving of the nail. This was more satis
ther questioning, am:d-t the mo.t uproarious i factory than the performance of another workman
scrcams-oflaiighter. ! who v. as on a ladder some feet fiom thc ground.
, . . J with a bum He of shingles on Lis back, w hen the
7 A gen'.kinan passing through one ol :
the public offices was alhouled by some clerks,
and was advised to complain to the principal,
widen he did thus: "I have been abused here
bv some of your rascals of tins place, and I come
to acquaint you ofit, as I understand you arc the
fJCT" A good old minister prayed for those of
his congregation w ho were too proud to kneel and
tolazy to stani.
of j
A Gtory for Kon-Advertisers.
The f.Uow in; cv:itat;-n cf Mr. lVrki:is should
Le lead L- that interes'.in; class of !,iivini:"'
- i !
v.ho are toot oorto ad vert .'s-.-. v ben he lS
at SJiC StU-HSSof 31
, . nf al-.cru-..
i it... cxjh.-u . x U;lvc
ners! I)oubUe-4 'ia"- '
. ...I- la ol
same language if -u
,j,(lt.s . " .-x can't sec ho'
j,t i',,.,;,-. (p1''!'' vU ,,.1" a-'-lin
it isV TherV's'-J UeV'' C'tO chAlrca
J.wn to Xcwihi jUun WU
,.,....,, . v.,f ?:'; o:"f' r.c.n 1 "
! teli. II hab.'f 9 .t -b.. 1... i ,-.
. i .... ... ..
I a-'O.
a hor.-;c, drives in ar.d out every da v. .
peii-es nnit be large yet he seems to
goes. F hope there is noticing wro:.,,
Tcwksbury. Tin n look at the inony h.
lor a 1 ei-thing ! V.Tiy, that is enoug'.i
any man, I don't care how rich he is.
I h
j be 11 in Liisiiicss f -r tiihly "vars, and I can't a:
I ford any of tliese things. A"oul lu't I lu-SL wdJ
taking my wife down to No.vport, and staving
there eight weeks ? t-i.-ht wet ks, ind. cd ! IseLt
her on a cheap excursion but I cool, 'n't .,w.
... . t., ...j -
self. I caut aflord it don't take in mom-v
enough to do it. And th"n to see a man spend
his money, just t0 let people sec his name in tho
papers and .-.ending cards and bills all al-uut the
i country. Tewk.djury bleeds freely f r Lis vaid-
ty, I m11.1l confess 1 They don't catch me in that.
. trap, no how. It don't b no good ; 1 got a lo'
, of car ls and bills printed five years ago, at. 1
j there they are in the Jjk now. Nobody cvtr
j calls f .r them. And then I advei ti.-ed four week.
, m a newspaper money thrown away wasted !
j Tewk.-.bury is a fool, and he must fail, uoucr t,r
i.iici. iiu sorry ior mm ne was naturally k.
! clever fellow. It must cost hint more to adver
) tise than all the money 1 lake i I wish home
body would buy me out trade U io dull."
All he said about 'i'owl.sbuiy was true Uiou!.,'
With the slight txceji'dou that 'i'cv ksburv w as
no dangiri-f faiiii g. That very thivgt!:ut PciLIiu
il..,,,,l t ., ..,,,1.1 c.,:i i 1 .... -i .. , . -
I i''i'pia 11 ouiei 1.1.1 mill, 11 c.-, 1 11:. l v. 1 .! "ii ie J I I.uil
j up. He began bud.ieis with no'td g but Li
brains he let the people understand where he
was. an..! v, h:t he had to give them for their mo
ney, and he got a great run of trade, which 1: co:i-
stoutly iticreasing. Perkins lost Lis busin'j us Cii vustosi.ej. died oil' or we: t lf
he took uo steps to get lu-w ones, and the-cou-se-f.encc
is, that he is living on v.Lat ho made
twenty years ago. He had better shut up !u:
shop than try to live in these times without aj-vcrti.-ing.
Header, areyou fallowing in the tracks
of your friend Perkins? If you are, either shut
up your shop cr pitch into this great public if
you elcn't elo the latter, your creditors will pitch
into you and shut you up.
I Eclis-re.
1 it!:.L-e in G d the Jruth-.r, Alnu-ihtu SLJ.r,-
of h,
j So .--av s a b autiful child, ns v, IiL'dai k, Lo!
"... . -
eves uidiited, she r' tiee.ts the Ape.-tle s Crec V
, , - . .
. mi, v. nar v otii.a lumir a in Li'i-iiar-tentd cr.ij
! . , . ....
i.iai give, co'.'.u ne rn say Willi carne-.t
But darkness thiouds soul and
spirit. He Las lost the thildUh faith taught him
! at his mother's kne
He can fliintlv lcliu uilxJ
I tne lar-ou nome me cairn iiourwnin nciuougris
j every star the presence of an angel. When tho
glorious hiil seemed the guarded tents of jodVi
trca-vris. When the m-. lody eT a bird, the cu-'
rioits filing of a Uowcr, tlie arg- ?.;es of w hito
clouds, mi ivy freighted, sailing iu fleets along
the blue e.f the upper deep, wal'ied Lis Utile;
thoughts lo that great mystery wLi'-L while L
f.!t, he compreli'.Dd'.l Eyt.
1 believe!
t a.i Vou say it, widow, chnciii"
10 the Clay-
cold form of all vou Lc.ed "li ( Can yon
.-ay it, orphan, leH.kir.j; '''" '" He J:rk grave?
Can vou sav it, i.i';'1 J
over tiie first liorii
ck' Le'.v. t1
,i. ...i 1 ... hand
sobs, waxv flowers in the dear
? Can you say it, father, ga-
angui.-.-h on the icy f-cia of what
to be I he st
d' and glory e f your e-ld age t
Can v
beau', i
ll S.'i
,! o'
it, mother, by the couch of your
, O'l V. hoe broV tlie hr.lo of W ULiWI-
b-.ed t-aled uitihr the white flag ef death ?
If voti ati. ma e, .-o.i-di as the wvirld givctlt
r 1 . 1
n !
r.en ttn'.O yeui !-i!'. e-i angeis asceu j-
1112 and U seen.
t, I'i-Ti.l 1 n .-.
-and lighting iqi
r.r H ...-T-V:.. .ir-n-1
the daiL-
t uc-s.s of vour " vf my ox tmt-vnauovr, t. x.x com-.
' t.w r.
'the tliooL'ht. "ihe-yiTait fr mc en the othc-r
! idc." And the great triumph of bell, f shall g-
1 ha. id in hand w i'.h U.e ietory o cr death,
OtiKotcNv it to Tin: I.ettiui. The
Mirror tells the following : Rather a strict disci
plinarian was the'l'oss" carpenter of whom we
'heard tell" a few days since.
;B..s." said he, ' wLeit the Ik 11 strikes fir
i n n. vou can drop your work ; but when the tuli
1 strikes for one o'clx-k I waat yu to take it up
a .'am.
It v,'s s n .-.( long before the bi ll struck for 1100.:.
bell struck. He lunucdiltcly let them ana
starttdfor dinner. As the market reporui- ,
shingles Lad a downward tendency
about that
time. At Olie o'clock be coxmm-mxa iiuiTir.5
up thc scattered shingles.
" Bovs," says the boss, e w ill make carry
ing slungles au exception to oar"
r-Ty-At Springfield, Mass., a lady sent tne fel
low ing volunteer toast: "Sfri'cc old bachebri.
j the c trrgrcens cf society."