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, From Graham's Magazine of September.
The moon within our casement beams,
Our blue eyed babe bath dropt to sleep,
And I have left it to its &cabs,
Amid the shadows deep,
To muse beside tho silver tide
Whose waves aro rippling at thy aide.
It is a still and lovely spot
Where they have laid thee down to rest;
The white rose and forget-me-not
Bloom sweetly on thy breast,
And birds, and streams with liquid lull
Have made the stillness beautiful.
And softly through the forest•bars
Light lovely shapes, on glossy plumes,
Float ever in, like winged stars,
Amid the purpling glooms ;
Their sweet songs borne from tree to tree,
Thrill the light leaves with melody.
Alas! the very path I trace,
In happier hours thy footsteps made;
This spot was once thy resting. place,
Within the silent shade,
Thy white hand trained the fragrant bough
That drops its blossoms o'er mo now.
'Twos hero at eve we used to rove,
'Twos hero I breathed my whisper'd vows,
And sealed them on thy lips, my love,
Beneath the apple-boughs.
Our hearts had melted into one,
But Death undid what love had done.
Alas! too deep a weight of thought
Had filled thy heart in youth's sweet hour;
It seemed watt love and bliss o'erfraught,
As fleeting passion-flower
Unfoltling 'math a southern sky,
To blossom soon, and soon to die.
Yet in these calm and blooming bowers
I seem to see thee still,
Thy breath seems floating over the flowere t
Thy whisper on the hill ;
Tho clear, faint starlight, and the sea
Are whispering to my heart of thee.
No more thy smiles my heart rejoice—
Yet still I start to meet thine eye,
And call upon the low sweet voice
That gives me no reply—
And list within my silent door
For the light feet that come no more.
"Not a drop mon o Major, unless it's
In a small village, in the southern see
ten of our State, resides n certain Major,
who keeps a small, cosey, comfortable lit
tle Inn, famous for its aweeten'd drinks,
as• well as jovial landlord; and few of the
surrounding farmers visit the neighbor
hood, without giving the Major a friendly
call.to taste his snixtne. The gay host,
with jolly phiz, round person, bright eye,
and military aid, deals out the rations
spiced with jokes, which, it they are not
funny, are at least, laughed at, for the
Major enjoys them so vastly himself, that
his auditors are forced to laugh out of
A good old couple, who resided about
six miles from the Major's, for a long pe.
riod had been in the habit of visiting him
once a mouth, and as regularly went
home dreadfully etsecten'd with the favor
ite tnixtur', but of late, we learn, the
amiable relations existing between the
Major and his old visitors have been bro
ken elf by green-eyed jealousy. On the
last visit, good cause was given for an end
being put to any more "sweet drinking,"
" Uncle Merril, how are you any how,"
was the Major's greeting, "and I declare
if the Missus aint with you, too,"—just
as if he expected she wouldn't come.—
" What'll you take Ivlissus 7 shall I sweet•
en you a little of about the best Cincinna
ti rectified that ever was toted into these
'ere parts 7—it just looks as bright as
your eyes !" and here the Major winked
and looked so sweet there was no resist
ing, and she did take a little sweeten'd,
and more, after a very brief period, she
The hours flew merril-y by, and even
ing found the old couple so overloaded
with sweets, that it was with great dith-
L, , tm" 4 ' 7 1 0 aw<)ec,.
as king his age, get a list of his effects.---
If these make a goodly appearance, never
mind his looks but conclude the bargain
at once. You will learn ,to love him
when you feel the necessity of such a
passion. In the mean time endure him.
sappiness. and the old man too full to find There used to be many Alonzos & Me
words to express himself. lissas in the world, and there was much
rich another man as that Major,"
misery in consequence. Now-a•days, pro
says she, "ain't nowhere—and ma a ple are more sensible. They have an
eye to the real ; they ere matter of fact,
inixtue as he does make, is temptin' to
temperance lecturers. He is an amazin' and see more substantial comfort in a well
nice man, and, if any thing, he sweetens furnished home than a dozen sonnets,
the last drop better than the first. Good more beauty in a bountifully supplied ta
tracious I What a pleasin' creatur' he ble, than a score of love letters. All
this betrays a good deal of sound sense,
which maidens would do well to profit
culty they could be seated on the old
grey mire, to return home; but, after
many a kind shake from the host, and just
another drop of his sweeten'd, off they
jogged, see-sawing from side to side, on
the critter, the old lady muttering her
Ever and anon these enconiums on the
Major and his mixture broke from the old
lady, until of a sudden, on passing a small
rivulet, a jolt of the mare's silenced them,
and the old man rode on a short distance
in perfect quietness. At length he
broke out with--
" Old w oman, you and that 'ere Major's
conduct, to-day, was raNther unbecomin'
—his formalittes was too sweet to be
mistook, and you ain't goin' thar agin in
"Silence" was the only answer.
"Oh, you're huffy, are you ?" continu
ed the old man. " Well, i guess you can
stay so, till you give in"—and on he jog
ged, in a silently jealous mood. On arri
ving at the farm, he called to a negro to
lift the old lady off, but Sam, the nigger,
stood gazing at him in silent astonish
" Lift her oft; you Sam, do you hear ?
--and do it carefully, nr some of her
wrath'll bile out. In spite of the Major's
sweetnin' she's mad as thunder."
" Why, de lor', massa, de old 'man
aint dar," replied Sam, his eyes standing
out of his countenance. " Jest turn
round, massa, and satisfy.you'self dat de
old 'otnan clar gone and inif ) sin;—de jar 1"
And sure enough, on a minute exami
nation by the old man, she was " found
missing." The Major wa s charged at
once with abduction, instant measures
were taken for pursuit, and a party de
spatched to scour the roads, on proceeding
about two miles on the road to the Major's,
the party was suddenly halted at the
small rivulet, by finding the Missus with
her head lying partly in the little stream,
its waters laving her lips, and softly mur
muring—" Not a drop more, Major, unless
its swceten'd !"—St. Louis Reveille.
Advice to Maidens.
The classical song m hick commences
with .. 0 take your time Miss Lucy," has
proved very disastrous to young ladies
who have been controlled by it. Every
thing is done in a hurry in this world
therefore get married as quickly as poss
ible. Husbands are like birds, if you
don't bring them-down at once, they are
Love is an idea; beef is a reality.—
The idea you can get along without; the
beef you must have. Do not then allow
any refined sentimentalism to interfere
with what judicious and calculating pa
. rents call an advantageous settlement.
Young girls will have twinges of the
heartstrings we know, but these are like
other complaints incidental to youth,
they go away suddenly without any bad
effects. Dyspepsia often produces mel
ancholy, which is attributed to disappoin
ted affection, but bran bread and apple
sauce will speedily remove this com
Some girls have imaginations so tender
that they believe themselvse in love with
every man who says a civil word to them.
These unfortunate creatures should take
the shower bath every morning, and take
frequent exercise on horseback.
Romance should be confined to circu
lating Libraries and boarding schools; it
is well enough in these places, but out of
them it is sadly out of the way. It is
very apt to take bread and butter out of
one's mouth, and it is a curious fact in
" physics," that though love causes the
heart to swell, it never fills an empty
If a man falls in love with you, instead
of ascertaining the color of his eyes, find
out the length of his purse; instead of
SIMAMBOAT friend who never
made a joke in his life, but enjoyed the
article hugely, when manufactured by
others, condescended to give us the fol
lowing at second hand Travelling lately
on the North River, ha overheard two la.
dies in an adjoining state room, who kept
incessantly calling upon that indispensa
ble Figaro, the Steward.
" Steward," cried one, in a smothered
voice, as it of intense suffering., "do
come and open this window, or I shall
The window was accordingly opened,
but directly the other lady exclaimed--
u-Steward, do come anal shut this win
dow, or I shall die !"
This ton, was obeyed, when the first
order was repeated, following by the
other in the same terms—and this con
tinued until things began to grow serious,
and the poor steward commenced turning
very red and perspiring with vexation.—
At this moment a gentleman, who had
been a quiet observer of the scene, cried
out in a loud voice:
—",Steward, why don't you, wait upon the
ladies? Shut the window till one of them
is dead, and then open it and finish the
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THE HUNTINGDON JOURNAL
"One country, one constitution, one destiny."
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Wednesday morning, Nov. 27, 144.
Q :1- V. B. PALMER, Esq. (No. 59, Pine street
below Third, Philadelphia,) is authorized to act as
Agentfrr this paper, to procure subscriptions and
A. Sign of the Times.
It is said that corning events cast their
shadows before. The following extract
from the speech of the Hon. DANIEL
WEBSTER, delivered at the great Whig
meeting in Fanueil Hall, on the Bth inst.,
is indicative of what now agitates strong .
ly the public mind :
* * 1 say that, in my mind, there
is great necessity for a thorough reforma
tion of the naturalization laws. (Cheers,
loud and long continued.) The result of
the recent elections, in several of the
States, have impressed my mind with one
deep and strong conviction : that is, that
there is an imperative necessity for reform
ing the naturaiizalion laws of the United
States. The preservation of the govern
inent, and consequently the interests of
parties, in my opinion, clearly and strong
ly demand this. All are willing and de.
sirous, that the blessings of a free govern
ment should be open to the enjoyment of
the worthy and industrious from ali coun
tries, who may come hither for the pur
pose of bettering their circumstances, by
the successful employment of their own
capital, enterprise or labor. But is it
unreasonable that the elective franchise
should not be exercised by a person of
foreign birth, until after such a length of
residence strong us, that he may. be sup
posed to have become, in some good mea
sure, acquainted with our constitution and
laws, our social institutions, and the gen
eral interests of the country ; and to have
become en American in feeling, principle,
character and sympathy, as well as by
having established his domicil among us
Those already. naturalized have, of
course, their rights secured ; but I can
conceive no reasonable objection to a dif
ferent provision in regard to future cases.
It is absolutely necessary also, in my
judgment, to provide new securities
against the abominable frauds, the ontra
genus, flagrant perjuries which are noto
riously perpetrated in all the great cities.
There is not the slightest doubt "Lthat in
numerous cases, difTeren/ persons vote on
the strength of the ese set of naturali
zation papers ; there is as little doubt that
immense trombers of such papers are ob
tained by direct perjury, and that e lhese
enormors oflitoces multiply and,,strength
en thentsclvcs beyond all pottier cf pun
ichment and restraint by existing provis.
I believe that ii is an unquestionable
fact that masters of vessels,having broaght
over emigrants from Europe, have, within
thirty days of their: arrival, seen those
very persons carried up to the polls, and
give thellvotes fur the highest officer in
the National and State governments.—
Suds voters, of course, exercise no intel
ligence, and, indeed, no volition of their
own. They can know nothing either of
the questions at issue or of the candidates
proposed. They are mere instruments,
used by wicked and unprincipled men arid
made competent instruments only by the
accumulation of crime upon crime. Now,
it seems to me impossible that every hon
est man, and every good citizen, every
true lover of liberty and the constitution,
every real friend of the country, would
not desire to ste an end put to these enor
mous abuses. I avow it, therefore, as my
opinion, that it is the duty of us all to
endeavor to bring about an efficient refor
'nation of the naturalization laws of the
I.7„p; . ted - Stttea.
I am well aware, gentlemen, that these
sentiments may be misrepresented, and
probably will be, in order to excite preju
dice in the minds of foreign residents.—
Should such misrepresentations be made
or attempted, I must trust my friends to
correct it, and expose it.—For the senti
ments themselves, I am ready to take,
myseif, the responsibility. And I will
only add, that what I have now sugested
is just as important to the rights of for
eigners, regularly and fairly naturalized
among us, as it is to the rights of native
born American citizens.
(The whole assembly here united in
giving twenty-six tremendous cheers.)
The present condition of the country
imperatively demands this change. The
interest, the real welfare of all partiu,
the honor of the nation, all require that
subordinate and different party questions
should be made to yield to this great end.
And no man who esteems the prosperity
and existence of his country, as of more
importance than a fleeting party ttiumph,
will, or can, hesitate to give in his adher
ence to these principles. (Nine cheers.)
The Result fin Now 'Work.
The New York Express thus eloquently
and forcibly accounts for the triumph of
James K. Polk and the Anti-American
party in that State. The Editor says :--
The State of New York has given her
electoral vote to James K. Polk, and
that electoral vote. if he is elected,'
has given him the office of President of
the United States. We need not say
that we record this result with no satis
faction, for we regard it as a calamity to
the people of the country, and en especial
affliction to all its business prospects.—
The result indeed, in this State, is more
than a public affliction. It disgraces us
in our own eyes and before the whole
people. We know not upon whom to
cast the blame for such a result, except,
upon our opponents, and some thousands
of Abolitionists—the latter of whom could
have prevented the election of James K.
Polk. They have chosen; with some hon
orable exceptions however, and in the ex
ercise of an undoubted right, to give their
influence entirely to the election of a man
1 hostile to all their views, and nominated
and now elected by southern votes and
Texas influence. If they can reconcile
their conduct with their principles, be it
so. We have no animadversions to cast
upon them beyond the result to which
they have contributed, and which they
must in their hearts deplore. They could
have prevented the evil, and so could the
Whig party in spite of them but for the
FRAUDS of their opponents.
To this result, then, we must come at I
last : That frooduleall'oreign votes have
given the electoral vote of the State of
blew York to James K. Polk, and that
the s o me &civil perpetrated elsewhere has
given him a ranfority of the electoral votes
of the country. Our enemies cannot con.
ceal this fact. It is beyond disguise.—
It is seen in the vote of St. Lawrence
and Jefferson. It is seen along , t)le river
counties, and .everywhere wherdthere
been foreign material to make vcitersi.ot.
Most melancholy of all, it•has been seen
in many of our public courts, wher4ilvith
indecent haste, and in the indulgence of
a proscriptive spirit against the Whigs,
there has been the mcnifestation of a great
partiality for sympathizers in politics, and
where justice has lon trampled under
foot. What havilghr courts of:lo.w to do
with •Politict ?" 'What !let have our
:adzes to bring their parity predilections
upon the Bench 7 Is this the price of
the places they received, and is justice
thus to be edged up with party strifes,
scrambles for ofhce;and the schemes of .
political sportsmen to defraud the People
of their rights 7 FROM NINE TO TEN TI100•
SAND CITIZENS WERE MADE IN THE STATE
OF NEW YORE, WI7O NEVER VOTED DEFORE
TEE ELECTION ON TUESDAY LAST. More
foreigners were made citizens by thou
sands than the m*rity given to Mr.
Polk,--and the worst feature of all has
been, as we had abundaht testimony du
ring the process of naturalization, that
PERJURY had as much influence in the
manufacture of foreign voters, as the
truth itself. What is true of New York
city, is true of the counties that give the
g , Tatest .I.,eufece gains in the cntreme
parts of the State, and what is true of the
State, is true of the Union.
The victory of the Lecofocos is not
that of Am - tumor:B s but a triumph of
littsnmErt and Gnummis over AMERICANS.
They proclaimed boldly before the; elec
tion, "Americans shan't rule vs,"—and
they have kept their word. We live to
see the day when more than the balance
of power is in the hands of those who are
neither bone of our bone nor flesh of our
flesh,--of men who have no love for the
country in which they live,—no true at
tachment for the Institutions which have
given them a home better than their
own,—no sympathy for what is American.
The stripes upon our Sag are emblems of
the scourges America has received front
the banded aliens in our midst, who pro
claim aloud—" Americans shan't rule
The Result in Pennsylvanla.
It will be seen by referring to our elec .
tion table that Pennsylvania whose great
interests depend altogether upon the
maintainence of the present Tariff, has
cast her electoral vote for Polk & Dallas
—Free Trade, Texas, Slavery, Land
Robbery and War. Thus, in the lan
guage of a contemporary,has " poor Penn
sylvania, like the blind ABB, in the fable.
been made to bear the burden of her own
degredation. She has voted against the
gallant HENRY CLAY, the great advo
cate of her cherished policy, whose voice
has always been heard in favor of her own
interests, and she has been led ignomin
iously to her own destruction, by the ly
ing, fiendlike demagogues, who are the
despised instruments that Southerners
use, and then throw away.
The cities of Pittsburg and Philadel
phis, and the counties of Philadelphia,
Huntingdon, and Allegheny, and the no
ble German counties of Somerset, Lan
caster, Dauphin, Lebanon and Union,
have given majorities for Clay worthy of
their intelligence; while the Coal and
Iron counties of Luzerne, Columbia, Cen
tre, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Berke
and Carbon, have forfeited all claims to
National protection for their Coal and
Iron, by voting for their enemy, JAMES
KNOX POLK. To the Wool growing
counties, Washington, Fayette and Green,
we recommend the sentiment of Mr. Polk
If 00l ought to be duty FREE."
Poor Pennsylvania, she is the scorn
and derision of the whole Union.
IT is DONE!
The news by the Southern Mail yester
day was such as to dispel the last hope of
those who would hope to the last of the
election of Mr. Clay.
Rejoice, then, LABOREUS of America!
fur by the votes of a great portion of your
number it has been decided that Protec
tion to .American Industry is not among
the duties of your Government, and that
the workman who cannot support his fam
ily on such prices as he could realize
when exposed to unttestricted competition
with the cheapest !al+. a Europe, Ought
to go to the Poor-lloute 1
Shout forth your joy, AntantvzorasTs !
for your dints, your N+ntes, hOe power
fully contributed to fasten owThe country
a South Carolina. dynasty, which recog
ni*Les the fortification and perpetuation of
itl'avary as one of the first objects of our
FraJeral compact, and, to this end, the
Annexation of Texas to this country
—no matter at what cost of unjust War,
or broken Faith, or doubled Taxes, or the
world's intense scorn, as a chief object of
our National Poiicy I
Grim and swarthy MINERS? make the
caverns' of Pennsylvania and the long,
chain of the Alleghenies rosound with ex
ultation over your victory 1 Tour votes
have powerfully aided to put out the fires
of your forges and silence the clang of
your triphammers ; with a Tariff' such as
Polk advocates and .:s4'Durtie demands.
we shall have our Iron from England and
you may go there to make it if you? like.
,Al..oArmns around the grog shops of our
Manufacturing villas •- ! subsisting on
the earnings of your wives and children in
the factories--give an extra glass anti an
extra yell for Pplk and Dallas, and down
with Cooney Clay I The time will come
when you can no longer riot thus on the
wages of your families; therefore make
the most of the present, inventing curses
on those who have earned and saved
while you have idled and squandered, re
joicing in the hope that your victory will
soon bring all to a common level of bank
What If there be sadness and despair
among the thrifty, the thoughtful, the in
dustrious— is there not illumination, rev
eiry and extra blue ruin at the Five
Points* and in nine-tenths of the three
thousand drunkard manufactories of our
city ? Does not Ignorance and "Vice ex
ult, if only to see Intelligence and Virtue
perplexed and afflicted ? Let universal
Rowdyism strain its throat in one more:
execration of Clay and three cheers to
Polk and Dallas The work is done !
N. Y. Tribune.
Vote of the Five Points District—(3
of Sixth 'Ward.) Clay 185; Polk 668-
nearly four to one.
tVote of Corker's Hook, (7th Dist
Seventh Ward,) Clay 204; Polk 471-
over two to one.
One of the most remar k able rocks 0 ,
which we have any knowledge, has bee;
lately discovered in the middle of ti c
great inland Sea, Lake Superior. By
gentleman who has recently returned i,‘
this city from Copper Harbor, we lean
that a shaft of Trappe rock has very latt•
ly been discovered, rising in the lake frci •
150 to 200 miles from land, and ascent'
ing above the surface of the water, a di!
tance of not above four feet. What ren•
ders it more extraordinary is,that it stands
clone, and all around it so far as exami•
nations have been made, no bottom has
been reached by any of the lead lines
used on the lake, and the point of the
rock itself does not exceed an area of
more than six or seven feet square, and so
far as observations of it have extended,
it does not appear to enlarge in size as it
descends, It has already, he states, be
come a source of alarm to the mariners
who navigate the lake, who take special
care in passing to give it as wide a berth
as possible. It is too email—too remote
and dangerous to admit of a light, and
thei store its removal has become a matter
of serious importance, and will doubtless
pertain to the duty of government. A
single blast of sufficient depth would
probably do it, but the surface of the rock
being so near that of the water, and the
space so narrow as to forbid any regular
lodgment for workmen, they would have
to be attended constantly by a vessel of
sufficient size to resist any sudden storm
of the lake, and would also have to be
kept constantly under way, as no harbor
or even bottom for an anchor is within a
•The discoverers relate that the rock ap
pears to be a place of general resort for
the Salmon Trout of those lakes, as they
found them there in almost incalculahle
numbers, having, during their short stay,
caught several barrels with no other in
strument than avid of iron, on ono end
of which they turned a hook. They trier'
with all their lines on board, for sound
ings immediately around the rock, bi,
without success. Such a vast colunii
could it be exposed to view, would laual
into ridicule Cleopatra's needle,Pompe, , "
pillar, the colossus of Rhodes or any le
duction of ancient or modern art.