Erie weekly observer. (Erie [Pa.]) 1853-1859, July 08, 1854, Image 1

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    ERIE WEEKLY OBSERVE °.
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SPRING STPLIIII rou 1854.
Au ELL a e.NNET are now receiving their :wring
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StOek, toe roost ellerral re aSsurioreill tea the Sew, 01
['raid Sod sartirecr Weirs silks,
Rich p:din and *cured
Orseburfe iiirre axle build taack silk..
Straps and Tissues.
Reface De Lunn.
Plain mud figured %Veled De Edina,
Plaid plain and sirii.red
tV meow drapery and daturas.
New styles Pratte h swotted collarcaleetrin gr. EblsotnellaU,
Thread. lidal.n and Jaconet Lading' and itiaaranga.
Lace Capes. blhbien.s and Laces.
lCd GlO‘e+.Mrttaaad !looter),
tt nits and it, raw goods, a large assortment,
k l' ,l ate. kJiti4ltaru, Muslin Do LOartelk
Near:Wei
in Sdput,iias and Shawls,
airlifting., Sheet ngs to ,!e
Inc tid,ng ever) thing to be found lii the line of (*taiga atra do
area.:c at goods All c,f the a::oee goods hn'-e been selected
.11 at+, care. 45 regards 'dyke and yr icee, and need tialy to be
A acne an seen to meet a ready sate.
EARPLI ' CARPET'S. CARPETS
%reeeanna ww Oder inducenStents t.; our isto..,ert It, we
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•Of Cra • POlir cloths, Drugg'ela. Matt...ze. %taus ac , w'u.cb
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New Goods. New Goods.
10.1 N C D.C.Cdt, .a now reeely,ng bat eur.. g and f warner
Guuda, embracing al. the k tut's and styles uerornble rta the
pe,e..t fle Ilsteiiiiool or uuyers U sol.cited u..r.r0.. s w.ii ee
t.. 0,•• off. red that Cannot fail to make tietr tut. rest to gi%e rue a call
• eic~pa,r .litehtlun to keep toy COCK during tLc trre.etit .caw
n...re I and eamp'ete man ever. and my pneea w.,1 h 'ed at
I.ru est cash rates pan ieuiarty o:it the ate, IsC. , or
the he 10 oar large twee el !tarty made goat
C .41.1 R. well luatle, under the eye ta 1,t,"
wurk,:...me to orddr is us.lai Cdtu ng node fur cthe,..o
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Where the maples nodded together.
At the edgy of the pathless wood,
With a basket of rips red blurt's,
A mint little asides stood.
Eft hair was hks simian of sunset.
Falling oft °est meadows &gimp.
Or the Earliest break of the morning
Pouring gold on the and smelt.
Its green leaves lay ligbt on her forehead.
As if wood.nympbs wen crowning their quest;
And the tremulous smile of the sunshine
-Slept warm on the tresses between;
The blue-bolls were nodding beside her,
Bet her bright eyes were bluer to me,
As they turned, with an lanomisst gladness.
That fair summer morning, to mel
fir cheeks won the hue of ripe peaches,
The sunlight so often bath kissed.
And ber Azure was light 1111 th' ins
That ride ou the morning's • mist!
But her voice was like nothin sate Eden,
And the musical br•eses which blow
Ocir meadows that sleep in the suaahla•,
Where tali/ tempest or snow'
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And she said with hor blue eyes uplifted,
And a blush on her berry brown cheek,
"Will you show me the way, sir, to Asbleyr
And bar voint was so gentle and mask,
loat I caught to my heart the maiden.
And surd her to be my wife;
So I ihowci her the way to Ashley,
And she stow, me tot way through life.
0:11oict glisallang.
BRUNTFIELD
The war carried on in Scotland by the friends
,netuies of Queen Mary, after her departure
El:gland, was productive of an almost nai
-1 d,-, of order, and laid the fuundation
: mit y Buds which ware kept up by pri
% f , tn ...3 Aid individuals lung after all po
. t. tl c.tuse of hostility had ceased. Among the
sr r..h.ii.„itoe quarrels winch history or train
t: i, is le,. riled as arising out of that civil
I know cf none so deeply cherished or ac
e-AN-aned by so many romantic, and peculiar
e,reumstances, as 000 which took place between
f..d tau:llles of gentry in the neighborhood
f Edinburg. Stephen Brunttield, laird of the
Cr..igh.;11 ,, . , , had been a zealous and disinterested
paitivin f the Queen. Robert Moubtay of
IT” the friend suoccrsively of 31uray
irt u, and distinguished bitn,elt very high
:uDuring the year 1572, when
I.u,ut urn (a.,!ic was maintained by Kirkaldy-of
!n half of the Queen, Stephen Brunt
..ut Criighnuse in the gent, command-
Itird ..f Barnbougl• This latter ba
n, a tn ., n nod bi Leal nature, ,ntered
.1., a, a brother, iat an mrly period
ei•-•, his fee Iltn /[4 7 ,:•• the Protestant
lead
, • ; w f improvizig his fortunes The
I.,th i h•r brother in retmllton at Lang
liezvot, Muriy, to reward his
fraut of the patrimonial eatate,
not -eruple to take possession by
Lie exclusion of his intaut
of the late propfetor
,• I. 1.011.11 occurred in tilt'c olt , t. of
a .r tilsplred a mutua: h ttrLd of the
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•I i • 11,‘ inott ,, n s of lirtintfiell at
I.;.untii•.ld, after holding out for
aas ••lii.gcd, along with his
,„ Castle, to yield to the par
-11 Lk, Kirkaldy and )laitland
t.4t-tt, he .urren.kred upon a promise of
uc ahl e. , at , , but while his two friends per
cue by tue h4nd of the executioner, the
„ . ;,cicnhand, he fell a 'victim to the
,t its qwu personal enemy, who in
~.,11.1u.t lug 11 m •,• Edinbu-gh as a prisoner, took
at—otile Litt, r expression on the part of the
iptive, and sm .te him dead upon the spot.—
li left a. widow and three infant sons.-
14 ly ~f Craighouge had been an intimate of
unfornnite Miry from her ear) , years; was
itscat• d with hl. in France, in the Catholic
f.,lth; an 1 bad :eft her court to become the wife
of 13.nn , till It was a time calculated to
the natures of women, as well as of men.
v with which her religion was treated
in th-_% wrongs of her royal mistress,
i ythe suffTings and death of her has.
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t,t;g up ,n a mind naturally enthusiastic
c n -pir d to alter the character of Marie Car.
Ind .üb-titutc for the ro-y hues of her
Jr;3. ,r-, the Gloom of the sepulchre and the
~en t. n'i try She continued, after the restora•
• ion , f Peace, to re , i is in the house of her late
1,..1-b, , n.1; but, though it was within two miles of
the (I.y, she did not for many years reappear in
With no socict) but that of her chil
.!*c n an I the persons necessary to attend upon
".. ~ -he mourned in secret over past events.
st•rrinz from a particular apartment,
nLich, to acccrdance with a fashion by no means
un_caim , n, 51 . e had caused to be hung with
I :a, lc, r.nd which was solely illuminated by a
Lapp. In the mot rigorous observances of her
,th she was assisted by a priest, whose men
n.,l slsits formed almost the only intercourse
which she maintained with the external world.
~ r n pis-ion gradually acquired a &m
-1 teswiy over her mind—revenge--a passion
iA Inch the practice of the age had invested with
nieut respectability, and which no kind
r i g . .us feeling, then known, was able either
• cl,et„k or s-ften So entirely was she absorbed
v tai4 Coal passion, that her very children, at
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lena•h, ceased to have interest or merit in her
es, except in so far as they appeared likely to
I. • the means of gratifying it. One after anoth
er a. they rearlied to the age of fourteen, she
. th. m,to France, in order to be educated,-
ut 0 .. , acrompli•thment to which they were en
inrd to direct their printipal attention was that
of tharthil exercises. The eldest, Stephen, re.
torn , d at ightern, a strong and active youth,
u. b a tu.ni i.f little polish, or literary informa
tion l ;it ctopddered a perfect adept at sword-play
A.. h ; mother surveyed his noble form, a smile
st , li• into the desert of her wan and widowed
fare, w; liter sunbeam wanders over a waste
snows But it was a smile of more than
m therly pride; she was estimating the power
w',:ch that frame would have in contending with
the murder to! Moubray She was not alone
rleascd with the handsome figure of her first
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born-child; but thought with a fiercer and faster
3 ,, y upon the appearance which it would make in
the single combat, against the slayer of his fatb-
Lr. Yung Bruntfield, who havirt been from
Li c enrlieo years trained to the purpose now con
templated by his mother, rejoioid in the prospect,
now lost no time in preferring before the King a
charge of murder against the laird of Barnbou
gle, whom he at the name time challenged, ac
coriling to a custom there not altogether abinga
tea, to prove his innocence in single combat.*
The King having granted the neerneary license,
the fight took pleas is the nog perk, near the
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, palace; and to the .of all assembled,
' young Bruntfuld fell the powerful sword
of his adversary. The intelligence was commu
-1 nicated to his mother at Craighosse, where she
, was found in her darkened chamber, prostrate
before an image of the Virgin. The priest who
had been commissioned to break the news,
r l opened his discourse in a tone intended to pre
pare. for the worst; but she cut him short at
very 'lining with a.frantic exclamation—
'l know w you would tell—the murderers
, sword has prey ed and there are now but two,
instead of throe, redress their father's wrongs!"
i The melancholy 'deaf, after the first burst of
. ..feeling, seemed only have concentrated and
increased that passion by which she had been
e
so
for many years. Site appeared to
fe n e i rth i t:: d the death of her eldest son only formed
an addition to that debt which it was the sole
object of her existence to see discharged.—
; Roger, sbe said, "will have the death of his
brother, as well as that of his father, to avenge.
Animated by such a double object, his arm can
hardly fail to be successful."
Roger returned about two years after, still
handsomer, more athletic, and more accomplished
youth than his brother. Instead of being dams
itell by the fats of Stephen, he burned but the
; more eagerly to wipe out the injuries of his
house with the blood of Moubray. On his ap
-1 plication for a license being presented to the
court, it was objected by the crown lawyers that
! the case had been already closed by teal-fortune
l of the former challenger. But, while this was
the subject of their deliberation, the applicant
caused so much annoyance and fear in the court
circles by the threats which he gave out against
the enemy of bi 4 hope that the Sing though it
best to decide in favor of his claim Roger
Bruntfield, therefore, was permitted to fight in
barrels with Noubray, but the same fortune at
tended him as that which had already deprived
the widow- of her first child. Slipping his foot
in the ruid,t of the combat, ho reeled to the
ground, embarrassed by his cumbrous armour.
31oubray, according to the barbarous practice of
I the age , immediately sprang upon and dispatched
him. "Heaven's will be done:" exclaimed the
widow, alien fibs heard of the fatal incident,—
"but, ;patios Deo.' there still remains another
chance "
Fleury Bruntfield, the third and last surviving
son, bad all along been the favorite of his moth.
cr. Though apparently cut in a softer mould
than his two elder brothers, and bearing all the
marks of a gentler and more amiable dispositioe,
he in reality cherished the hope of avenging hie
father's death, more deeply in the recesses of his
heart, and longed more ardently to accomplish
that deed than any of his brothers. His mind,
naturally susceptible of,the softest and tenderest
impressions, had contracted the enthusiasm of
hie mother's wish in its strong•st shape; as the
fairest garments are capable of tile deepest stain
The intelligence, which reached him in France,
of the death of his brothers, iuetead of britrging
to his heart the alarm and h ,rror which might ,
have been expected, only hrseed him to the ad-
venture which he now knew to be before him
From this pi rind, lie for,ooK the elegant learn
ing which he had h, ret 'tore delighted to culti•
vale v,•r, rat in p dug over the
mein • t•-• knight., hi , days were
consumed in the tilt-yerl if the ew irif.plttyer
In due time he entered the French army, in or
der to add t were wieners, 'list practice' hardi
ho xi, the w int of which ate cuuceived to be the
caul: it tL death of his breth , rs Th )u4ll the
'no ~f chivalry was now ,I ,, riining far ie
lent, it was not yet •Iltugrth , r )lontruor
envy was just dead; Bayard was set alive
-13 i3,ael, the Knight ut air nlher, tel e , me w e d t h e •
et sa rt. Of the
iiv.‘s .111 , 1 3 , ti,ns ,utth !nen, Henry Bruutfichl
Wl 4 a K i ev eat admirer and imitator No young '
knight kept a firmer seat upon his horse—name
enuiplaned less of the severities of campaigning
—u ,ue cherished lady'sl,,ve with fonder, purer,
or more devout seusatieu On being first intro
duced at the court Of Henry HI , he had sig
nalized, as a matter of course, Catharine Mou
bray, the disinherited niece of his father's mur
derer, who had been educated in a French con
vent by her other relatives, and was now provi
ded fur in the household if the 'Queen The
connection of this young lady within the tale of
his own family, and the circumstance of her be
ing a sufferer in common with himself, by the
wickedness of one individual, would have been
enough to create a deep interest respecting her
in his breast But when in addition to these
circumstances, we consider that she was beauti
ful, was highly accomplished, and, in many nth-
The e i ght grows la te, the streets are hushed
er respects, qualified to engage his affections, we
—th
can scarcely be surprised that that wits the result moon-beams the pavement—and sleep
strews its slumbering poppies over the inhabi
of their acquaintance. Upon one point alone ta
ber
did these two interesting persons &et- think dif- —l2" Of the cit . All are at rest save the print
er is b at his case.
ferently Catharine, though inspired by her ' D
who
friends from infancy with an entire hatred of he a bo ut the r epose lovely as winged cherubs, hover
maiden,
of man and visions as
cruel relative, contemplated, with fear and aver- pu re
as f irst • •i i ii tes „d . b eaut if u l as t h e matron
sien, the prospect of het lover being placed a
against him in deadly combat; and did all in her tor!
the child—but.aodwearm weariness to the printer all is reality,
power to diseuade him from his inirrse \ Love..
How nimbly and cheerfully does be adjust
however, was of little avail against the still more
deeply rooted passion which had previously ee. the faithful types, as if he took, "no note of
cupieEhis breast. Flowers thrown upon a river i r time"—as if the duties that are wearing out his
might have been as effectual in staying its course life weremore adi ion than a laborious avo
towards a cataract, as the gentle
entresti,
I.of • cation. But amid their monotonous discharge,
Catharine Mowbray in witholding Henry Brent ,. believe us, the printer thinks of home and sweet
field from the enterprise for wh ichhis mother I eat, and sighs within himself for the better lot
had reared him—for which his brothers had died of which others are posessod. And yet there is
—for which he had all along moved and breathed. i no repose for him, though the night tramps on,
At length, accomplished with all skill which and the jocund dawn will soon appear.
could then be acquired in arms, glowing-with all Why do his motions grow less rapid; why
the earnest feelings of youth, Henry returned to move his fingers in so deliberate and mechanical
Scotland. On reaching his mother's dwelling, wey? hp, , like the first sunbeam
se the gates of morn-
Whence is the smile that lingers at his
at
ale clasped him in a•transport of varied feelings,
to her breast, and, for a long time, could only ing• there is a gentle presence at his side—an
gaze upon his elegant -person. "My last and I eye, blue as violet, glancing into his own—an ac
dearest,' she at length sa id , "and thou too art I cent, sweet as music, entrancing his ear, and
be adventured upon this perilous coarse ! I reaching his very heart.
Much have I bethe tight me of the purpose which It is but a moment—it is but a revery—it
now remains to be accomplished. I have tint will not even win him from his occupatiow r -it
been without a sense of dread lest I be only do- i only caused his hand to falter, not to cease—tlie
ing that which is to sink my soul in flames at the printer awakens to his toil again
day of reckoning; but there has been that which Ye who receive your sunrise favorite, and
comforts me also. Only yesternight •I dreamed I wander, perhaps listlessly, over its pages, re
that your father appeared before me. In his member it is the fruit of toil which was active
hand he held a bow and three goodly shafts—at and nntireing while you were quietly sleeping--
3 distance appeared the fierce and sanguinary I that your convenience and comfort are bought
Moubray lie desired me to shoot the arrows with the price of weariness.
at that arch traitor, and I gladly obeyed. A . There is an "electric cord," which being
first and a second he caught in his band, broke, I charged with sympathy, will carry the gentle
and trampled on with contempt. But the third burden even to the moat distant hearts.
shaft, which was the fairest and goodliest of them We bespeak its agency irk behalf of the faith
all, pierced his guilty basom,andlie immediate- NJ printer.
ly expired. The revered shade at this gave me
an encouraging senile, and withdrew. Hy Hen
ry, thou art that third arrow, which is at length Lima moat New Maxmo.—The mail from
to avail against the shedder of our blood. The the west arrived last night, but without any news
dream seems a revelation, given especially that of particular importance.
I way have comfort in this enterprise, otherwise In the latter part of Nay, Col. Cooke was to
so revolting to a mother's feelings. start on another expedition against the Apache
Young Bruntileld saw that his mother's wish- Indians.
es had only imposed upon,her reason; but he Lieut. Davidson, U. S. Dragoons, left Fort
made no attempt ter break he charm by which Betrgwine on the 22d May,, with his company,
the was actuated, beingad upon any terms, to for Taos , where he was to join Major Carlton on
obtain her sanction for that adventure, to which i another vomit. The Major had a large oommand,
he was himself impelled by feelings considerably and it was the intention to go north toward San
different He there - {'ore began in the most delib- gre del Christo, and would probably be out a
erste manner, to take measures for bringing on month or more. Col. Cooke, who was in com
the combat with Moubray. The same legal 01)- mend of Santa Fe and all forts north, was deter
j eetions which had stood agiumt the second duel 'mined to follow the Indians until he chastises
were maintained againit the i third; but public t h e m into obedience; but, is was u nd ers t oo d t h a t
feeling was too favorable to the object to be casi- he had received orders to return to the States,
ly withstood. The laird of lilognbougle, wi th four companies o f d rag oons, sad this be is
somewhat passed the bloom J life, was still a ex pected to do is Adv.-a Louis R qss ui cia ,
powerful and satire ass, sad, *teed of express- o f "My tats
fag any fear to meet this a and more redoubt
ed warrior, rather longed for a combat, which
promised, if successful, to mark him one of the
most renowned swordsmen of his time. He had
heard of the attachment which subsisted between
Bruntfield and his nieor, and, in contemplation
of an alliance which might give some force to
the claims of that lady uptin his estate, found a
deeper and a more selfish reason for accepting the
challenge of te ti t youthful enemy. King James
himself pro against stretching the law of
the per duffles% so far, but, sensible that there
would be no peace between either the parties or
their adherents, till it ahonld be decided in a fair
combat, he was fain to grant the required license.
The fight was appointed to take place on Cm
mond Inch, a low gray island in the Frith of '
Forth, near the Castle of 13arnbougle. All the
preparations were made in the moot approved
manner by the young Duke of Lennox, who had
been the friend of Bruutfield in France. Oa a
level spice, close to the northern beach of the
islet, a space was marked off, and strongly secur
ed by a paling. The spectators, who were al
most exclusively gentlemen, (the rabble not be
ing permitted to approach,) sat upon a rising
ground beside the enclosure, while the space to
wards was quite clear. At one end, surrounded
by his friends, - stpod the laird of Barnbougle,
huge and ungainly figure, whose features display
ed a mixture of ferocity and hypocrisy in the
highest degree unpleasing. At the other, was
attendd by a host of family allies and friends,
stood - the gallant Henry Bruntfield, who if I di
vested of his armor, might have realized the idea
of a winged Mercury. A seat was erected close
behind the barras for the Duke of Lennox and
the other courtiers, who were to act as judges;
and at a little distance upon the sea lay a small
decked vessel, with a single male figure on board.
All the proper ceremonies which attended this
strange legal custom had been gone through, the '
combattanta advanced into thecenpe, and plant
ing foot to foot, each with his iiikry sword in
his hand, awaited the command that should let
them loose against each other, in a combat which
both knew would only be closed with the death
of one. The word was given, the fight cora
menced. Moubray, almost at the first pass, gave
his adversary a cut in his right limb, from which
the blood was seen to flow profusely. But Brunt
field was enabled, by this mishap, to perceive
-the trick upon which his adversary chiefly de
pended, and, by taking care to avoid it, put
Moubray nearly hors do combat. The fight then
proceeded for a few minutes, withouteither gain
ing the least advantage over the other 3luubray
wan able to defend himself pretty successfully
from the cuts and thrusts at his antogonist, but
he could wake nu impre.ssin in return The
qubstion then became one of time It was evi.
delft that, if uo lucky stroke should take effect
beforehand, he who first became fatigued with
the exertion would be the victim. Moubray felt
his disadvantage as the elder raid bulkier min,
and begin to fight desperately, and with les4
caution. One tremendous blow for which he
seemed to have gathered his last strength, t
effect upon Bruutfield, and brought him up:m his
knee to a half-stupid state; but the elder euinha
tant had uo strength to fod}ilw up the effort
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reeled towards hi, youthful and sitik.ng • ti
and stood fur a few moments ever
endeavoring to raise his weapon for au other cud
anti blow. Ere lie cook.' ~„„,,u4 , 11-11 hi- e i-h,
Bn,ntfleld recovered su ci,ut strength • draw
ii I.tgger, and thrust it up to the hilt n,u , -atli
the Brea-t plate of his exhausted foe. Tii.• mu,
derer ui his race insuaitly laid dead beside Lau,
atLI a shout or joy frilm the spectators hailed line
as :he victor At the same instant, a scream of
more than earthly mite arose from the vessel an
chored near the island; a lady decended frotn
side in a boat, and ) rowing to the land, rushed
up to the bloody steno, where she fell upon the
neck of the conqueker, and pressed him, with di.-
most frantic eagertiess to her bosom. The wily'
ow of Stephen Bruntfield at ,length found the
yearnings of tweaty years fulfilled—she saw the
murderer of her husband, the slayer of her two
sons, dead on the sward before her, while there
still .urvived to her, as noble a child ever
blessed a mother's arms. But the re, ulsion of
feeling produck4 by 'the event was se much for
her strength; -or rather, Providence, in its right
eous judgment, had resolved that* unholy,,a re
venge should+ not be to signally/ gratified. She
expired in the arms of her sun, murmuring
"A - zinc dinsit us dinnine,"'wiih her latest breath.
The Sinter
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TEAii HEAVEN Ft STILL A BOY
They Smile at me--they laughing say
"When will 7945 be a maze
The parting year leaves you the boy
You were when it began."
Ind I, in lore with the duress,
Ter smiles mid jests enjoy,
And thank kind heaven that, old to year%
Ia heart ne fall a boy:
What Is It, this they'd have me win—
This gain from which I start/
A keener ealculatmg head—
ah, loss, a colder heart:
Well manhood's lease, or boyhood's warmth,
But one, if I enjoy—
Leah, leave the heart and keep the heed
I mill wi,l be a boy
A Victim.
A few days ago a poor family were forcibly
ejected from a tenement where they had been
living in want and degredation Homeless and
friendless they walked the streets, seeking anoth
er house; but their search proved fruitless. No
door was opened for them, no helping hand ex
tended in sympathy Night came on, and they
were still without , a shelter, or the MC3I/9 of pro
curing one In this crisis the miserable father
begged admittance to the watch la-Juse, and was
allowed to stay there with his descant,: family
What a humiliation it must have been for him
to plead for such a place of refuge ! One year
ago, he was engiged in a profitaUle ni-rcautile
busines4, and d ,btless had all the emforis and
many of the luxuries of life. Now li‘s home is
desolate, and the household band that once dwelt
there are wanderers, while a fearful spell seems
to paralyze his erp2rgies
What has done th;s? What has taken the
bread from his children and given his possessions
to strangers?
Alas! he has fallen a victim to that nfaroui
traffic, wdlch has s)1 -, r) curd the world Be-
coining auxious about. his affair+, he endeavor,A
to drown his cares in the bewildering draught,
which deadens the high and holl-impuiscs, and
renders men ins, nsible to ttletrAwst inttreste.
Fortune melte , l away; sorrow darkened the
affectionate heart of hi, wife, and fear to,,k the
place of the lure hi, children had once felt
for him Ripilly he Sauk down, down into the
terrible depth, of p , verty and w , oe, it to , ,k 'July
one year to make hint a pow, despised sot On
ly year: think ~ f fatli,:r., when - you of
fer your a.m. and , lau t tliter; the eial glass at
your qumptueut, You have drink mod
erately ail your live-, au l y , u tansy they ran do
the gam , 13u., bew ire how yr,,i expo.e thew to
tempta.: ,, u. I r a tiv. , :v•-montl, they way fill
a drunkard':. ,e,,
Reflection of a Church. Going Belle
So Mr. 1ir.,441 .in 4 t pr t.,)-thiN —1
h..ped he a• •41 , 1 ..xcbuti_to 1 suppose h , a
g.b man. but. - dre.:ldfut:y dull.
.io.I so low:: if 1 l I wouldn ' t
Wrltt: ID:$, — 1 ,., v ov, r Gt! ..n mamma, and
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It , 10-ktt with Li.
t.t . , I t., ; 2' t acou.itutt:d with
t% s I Vk
MEMO
; zra,o..u. GeorpanuaClior has got a
o, w b un • Wtll, , 4 , 1, , 10r. will novor
It I•t t nin^ ui tho w, c,-. it will do
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Mi. I', rvk tuki. •-• pt..w W..n it r
COUrZ,Ii,r. lilt 1 111:11 I L ) , n't lie'd
41/iiii. , •i; t r iihrty-fire
r I —ur an I ru.tn, to tarn the
tullk. iv, •uht ulh I like t, get
if ...lie r IL •.Ll, , t r thrt tilat•
ter
lit 13'3 ho: what a lug sermon?
1!- , I:
sect , :ly ••
row—l he tr I.r
I'll In ti) : lge ; ,tlt.
cumin_ I r. • p u, v 14.: w wveks
w: •I: r nit' now silk,
I w in,; 1:1'.25' things,
tiniest. ill,: \ it 7
The satil thr.,u2ll--xv6l• reldS.
"How kis.) y d \lr- J,.n , •-' Fw sermon."
"Yes, very tp , I 1,1: %e:.!. euu,h pleasure "
SETTING A PRI:_ , Ct• Lit FREI witnessed
an eseapc—n , n'jS a no
ble act of sett Lug fr. t. lo I under du. re
straint---ou SAturd,,y ur city ferry
boats.
A nvn on the u. It . f I,l l of little
birds, (:•uch uo N% tr . al2 it the holds iu
aprttFg e cnj Hinz ilfe n i !.b rc. 1 ,10, uulike the
canary, die iu cap.l%,• . 1 , tv to ?t ,ll
for a blillling a 1,1,f
" Going for a slaji.t
the cage.
" Yes:" said a litz:e l.lur-Pvcd at our
tide, " one shall ng'
searched hi , pkick,..ts f in. and
and walked up to thy man old se I .
Sir, I will take tint f I:tr.:c hods.—
Girs me one that eau fly wLi:
" Yes, here is a Cue nt full , you see
his wings are perfect., and he 1- !..troa_: he..l(hy
bird; he will suit you exactly "
" Yes. that wi.l do "
The bird Encit r twisted 4 bir (.1' paper up so
his purchaser cnuld carry him •atc:y ‘• without
injuring a fcatlAr "
The boy, tuarch ,, d away with ht prize and at
down to contemplate hip purchasA. as he undid
One corner of the paper and peeped in upon I.ls
little slave.
"Ah," said he mentally, "what a lene.y life
of impris.mment you are destincd to.
Why dld you not buy two, my boy?"
"I had no more money, or I would have
bought the whole "
"What a young Turk!" we thou;ht How
we wronged the noble boy As the boat neared
the shore, lie got up and went nut upon the
guard, opeard Lis paper, tossed the bird in the
air, and simply sail: "Go free poor bird; I can't
keep you.'"
What a happy bird—what a happier boy.
How his eyes glist. ned How a dozen men who
witnessed the act did think what s noble boy.—
A - Y. Tribune.
A YANKEE OCTDONE.-A Yankee and a
Frenchman owned a pig in copartnership. When
killing time came, they wished to divide the car
cass. The Yankee was anxious to persuade the
Frenchman that the proper way to divide was to
cut it across the back. The Frenchman agreed
to it, on condition that the Yankee would turn
his back and take choice of the pieocs after it
was cut in two. The Yankee turned his head
and the Frenchman asked:
"rich piece vill you have; se pied wid zo
tail on him, or se piece vat ain got no tail on
him?"
"The piece with the tail?" shouted the Yan
kee instantly. ,
"Den by gar you take hula and I take se Od
er," said the Frenchman.
Uppoon turning road, the Yankee found that
the PYenohman had cot off the tail and stuck it
in the pies mouth.
r ls 1.1 Squirt' Bige
111 • le How
1,1 on 111 to•mor-
u tin
A. I hear, he it
mark with
>r.:l. •:
B. F. SLOAN, EDITOR.
NUMBER 8•
A "Rosier" in lissroh of lattice.
BY T. 11. TITORPE
About one hundred and twenty miles frmn
New' Orleansyzepases, in all rnrui happiness, ohs
of the pleasantest little towit in the south, that
reflects itself in dm mysteoou.s wrters of the
To the extreme rigiltr' town,- looking at it
from the river, may be seen a comfortable Look
ing building, surrounded I:'y China trees; just
such a place as sentimental misse., dream owhan
they think of "settling in the world."
The little "sabarban bandbox," however, Li sot
occupied by the airs of love, nor the airs of the
lute, but by a strong limb of the lasi, a gnarled
one, too, who knuckles down to business, and
digs out of the "uneertainitiek of his profession'
decisions and reasons, and callus anti effete, no
where to be met with, except is the scietioeqsll
- par excellence, the "perfection of human rea
son."
Around the interior walls of tins romantic ,
looking place may be found an extensive library,
where all the "statutes" from Jloses' time down
to the present day', are ranged side by bide; in
these musty books the owner revels day and
night, digesting "digests," and growing the while
sallow with indigestion.
On the evening-time .f is fine summers day,
the gage lawyer-might hare been •ecu walled in
with books and manuscript, his eye full of thought
and his% bald, high furh,'•ti spars,ing with the
rays of the se Ling 'tin, as if his g.utus was mak.
ing itself visible to the senses; page after page
he searched, rusty parchments were 4cuanotl, an
expressioned care and anxiety indented itself on
the stern features of his face, and with a sigh of
despair he desisted ftsitn his labors, uttering, aloud
his feelings that he feared his case was a hope
less one. •
Then he renewed spin his mental labor with
tenfold vigor, making the very silence with which
be pursued his thoughts ontinaus, as it 4 spirit
were in his presence.
The door of tio lawyer's office opened,
pressed forward the I, giant ti.:ura of a min,
perfect specimen of pliyal power.aud • lar
spec of a western fl ttb)atruan. The lawyer
heeded not his preseuee, and started as if from
a dream, as the harsh tum:s t enquiry grated
upon his ear of,
'Dues a 'Squire list het ,, ?"
"They call me so," wls the reply, as soon as
he had recovered from his .ts.t.ne,husent
'Squ c,ntiuu , (l intru i •r, "I
have got a (lase for y ,, u, au 1 I w.iu , .1 it-
costa the butt load of prdiue • ever
{row
The min of law asked whit %Tag the U:ty
'•lt is tin., S.iairo.: I i,oun ifr 0: .a,13,
and put an here 1.4- coffee ..0 I 41., , lt•::..
a chap wlth a f Lee whisker ~1 up Al:, a prairm
dog, says, say , . he,
tranger, I ?we you'v go; k., ,n 1,
your boat-I,ring one ash r :Lb'? !it n..
against him that 1,4. I it, 1 •
than you could gaff lum p s" NV, 'S,rit: 1u v
..r trk.• a da I, sr Says r. _k an •
wunee;" #1 in twenty unnut. -
on tlka levee, likc parfeLt
"We Chlll . / it'd till DI IL: . 1 1V/ :ny Lir I,
'Squire, now !wog, 'Squirt%
a lick, not a angle lAuw, Lut 141: Li- 11,1 , 1:1
and run, and by tLunilcis,
v.quited The
Inv, aLp,I uCM I j ",
a-
1n r
IMe iaw)t.r tLe
tiattv rt.ftt,ed ttt Lace any•lt.tl c •
uaattt 1
- P •rhaps,•' :nu 1 the ip,,,,11n ~., !, , w : b.:
corpulent
pocket h ~ k. ' p 1:...1:` ) .0
cant pa heri:4 t ill 4.1... U.: ,• '
give Luc ' ste,s, and dr:cs -„, u,) pu"
team
To the astonisbui of fia, fi
the
still refused, but ,
ga\ C hi. woul , a • h ..•
• line genkral a‘.lvee al, of '
boat, showing off f, , r v (LI ...
log tip! suit altogether
The flat boatman d 11.1, 1 - uu i t
ishmeut, and aske , l. Lip ,a• • t. "il 1.1•
enough 'Squ.re
Receiving au afftrui . re-se Itv
ery arguineut he c' , uhl .I t e
hi s case awl get him
found that Ina ,fforts sti uu
seated hiluseif f r the f.is• •
aside, crossed lt:s legs,
eeiliug with the Lx.press, ,u ,
reque.tethhe 'Squire t
l-iana lawn on crate tigllt,ug
The lawyer kall he di 1 1, .t .‘
statute in the State up , r.
boatman started up I:
elairumg—
..No to th,
The refusal ag!.
f the tostin
In a nrici: •
gets \`' :t I
" NVirat tly '
"All About tilc lau
"Wcil then. 'Squir...
not on of them thAr 1,.
on cock 13gbtiug?“
"You are
'Squirn. am I usLier.tan.:
ain't no law, in L.)tri.s.au., cock.fizlino• "
"You are."
"And atu 1 to und<rs - ..n! tha' r - )u zati yiur
-1; a '`'quire, and ail: )0,1 1 .n:Jl:ncicv :twig
abunt cock-fighting?“
"You are "
The aAini,lau , nt of the boatman et is re
ply for a motile:lt was., unb •;,,n sud
denly ceased; the awe with whi , ,.L ; 6.. d up
on the 'squire also ceas d, 311 d. r 3ui ,i og h is
na.u•aly awkward and familtur }.c took
up Lis hat, and walking to tue J r, witJa a broad
gnu of supryme contempt in Lis face, ho °beery
ed,-- ,
"That a 'Squire who .11 not now the laws of
cock-fightic64 in his op.tilr,n, was distinctly &a
infernal old ehuckel-he.vlol fool:"
BOYS, READ TUE FuLLO*LAia —We clip, from
an exchange, the following-Vble answr, of a
boy:
"Why did you not pocli.'t some of these
pears?" said one boy to another; "aut.„‘l t y was
there to see."
"Yes, there was—l was there t. , eeo mjs lf,
and I don't ever mean to see myself do a mean
thing."
Ponder that, young readers. Never -c' your
self do a mean or dishonest thin,:. Vulcr all
circumstances, maintain y.,ur atd
keep a clear consolience You c nn,r, kiavo a
worse companion than the ever lr, nt retnem
brance.of a bad action. And ter every wrong
deed, you take to your bosom such a companion
Think of this!
A CROWING H EN. —A. clergyman at an If
terl3ool3 service was asked to relict a notice for .a
"Woman's Rights' lecture. 11 hereapost Ito
stretched out his hands, pronounoed the bawl*.
don, then catching up a pikes!'" paper, said law
had forgotten to read the following notice; !,/,‘
hapset six to-night, at the shoul-Louse in the
fast diatiiat,a han with an attempt to crow.,'
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