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HUNTINGDON JOUR AL,
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REYNOLDS, KERR 86 ALLISON
Dealers in Country Produce
NO. 204 MARKET ST.
(Next door to the lbd Lion Hotel,)
QOUPITRY Merchants and others pur
chasing Groceries, are invited to call
,and examine our new and extensive stock,
where they will find every article in the
Groce line, at SMALL ADVANCES
IMPORTATION PRICES. .
Being a new house, we are determined
not to be undersold by any other establish
ment in the city.
TY"COUNTRY PRODUCd will be taken in
payment for Groceries, and sold to the best
possible advantage, fro, of charge.
Aug. 27, 1845—.2m
THE subscribers offer an assortment of
Gold and Silver Patent Lever Watches of
their own Importation, Silver Spoons, Forks,
Tea setts and every article of Silver work
of their own manufacture. Also watch
chains, Seals and Keys, Fine told Breast
Pins, Finger Rings, Bracelets, Guaid
chains,Gold and Silver Thimbles,Specta
cles, Pncils, Diantolid Pointed GOld Pens ;
together with a general assort dent of /
dies, jewelry, Plated ctors, Cake Baskets,
Candle Sticks, Fancy Bags, Purses, Fans,
Brittania ware in setts and single pieces;
Silver Purse Clasps, Cgmbit, Hair Pins,
Fancy head urtianierits, &c. lkc., far sale at
the lowest Cash prices.—Watches Repaired.
J. & W. L. WARD.
No: 106 Cliegtntit street; opposite the
Franklin Hotise. .
Philadelphia, August 5, 1845:
Carpetitigi, Floor uloths,
Atthe , . Cheap Store," No. 41, Strawberry Street,
• „ Philadelphia.
v . , E would call the attention of persons
in want of New Carpet; &c. to the
fact of our being enabled to sell goods at
very low prices, because, in our present lo
cation, our rent and other expenses are very
ltight ; and we offer for th i s season an excel
ent assortment at
Beautiful Imperial, Ingrain, and Vert:San of
every variety. Also,• • ,
3PloOt Oil Cloths;
Prom 2 to 24 feet wide, cut to fit rooms, halls,
&c. , att4, Hearth Rugs; Table C.,overs., Floor
liaise, Stair Rods, Mats, &c., wholesale or
retail, at the lowest prices.
07°, A supply of low priced carpets, from
51 to 50 cents per yard, always, on hand.
No 41, Strawberry street, one door above
Chesnut St. near Second St. Phila'd.
Sept. 10, 1845. . .
ULFIIMA% & BAKER,
iVholesale Druggists and Manufacturers of Copal
Varnish; also, sole Agents for the Franklin
Window Glass Works.
nvg.' AVING been long engaged in the man
ufacture of Copal Varnish, as well as
other kinds; we are now prepared to offer to
purchasers an article which in quality can
not be surpassed in the Union.
Also; receiving werkly, from the above
Ceybrated works, Window Glass of e v ery
ConitantlY on band; a full assortment of
White Lead of the most approved brands,
ingather with a large stock of Drugs; Med
icines, Paints, Oils, Indigo; Dye Stuffs, C
ors, Bronzes, Gold Leaf; Dutch Metal, Cam
eis' Hair Pencils; Paint Brushes, Pallet
Knives, &c., comprising every article in this
All which will he sold 4t the lnwestpossi
ble prices, by CLEMENS & BAkER,
No 187, North 3d st., one door abore Wood,
Sept. 10, 1845.
Now is the Time.
The aubscTiberTiereliynoafi;iiipirsons indebt
ed to him for subscription to the Huntingdon Jour
nal, and for jobbing, advertising, &c., that ho de
sires them to pay up as soon as they find it con
venient to themselves to do Ito, if not sooner. All
Who pay subscriptions during or before the next
November Court will be charged but $ 2.00 a year
—and those who delay beyond that time will be
compelled to pay according to the terms of the pa
per $2.511 a year. The undersigned published the
Journal 3 years and 8 months, ending the Ist of
July last, so that those who received the paper ell
the while, and paid nothing yet, are required to pay
$7.00 if paid before the termination of the Novem
ber Court, or $8,75 if delayed beyond that period,
and those who have paid part will be charged the
balance in the same proportion.
THEO. H. CREMES.
A. w. innizonor,
iITTORNEY AT LAW—HuNttNGDnx,
„Ya.—Office at his old residence in Main
street, a few doors West of the Court
House. A. W. B. will attend to any bu
siness entrusted t . him in the several
courts Huntingd a and adjoining coun-
UQUI'qI:PU&YGffEI.UDCID s s UPEsci. 0 fibg CLELieLleba
Hardthare! hardware ! !
(R. F. Kelker.)
R. F. KELIKER &
No. 5, SOUTH FRONT ST., HARRISBURG.
110ESPECTFULLY offer to the citizens
4113 of Huntingdon, and an the country
roundabout—a large and general assortment
Nails, White Lead, Oils, Paints, Window
Glass 7 by 9 to 24 by 36, Varnishes, Building
Materials; Bar, Round Hoop and Sheet Iron;
Cast, Shear, Blister and Spring Steel; An
vills, Vices, Smith Bellows, Iron and Brass
Wire, Spelter, Sheet Zinc, Copper, Block
Tin and Bar Lead; Eliptic Steel Spi ings,
Saddelry, Coach Laces and Trimmings;
Moss, Curled Hair and Hair Seating, Rog
skins and Patent Leather; Lamps. of the
most approved kind for burning either Sperm
Oil or Lard ; Seves for Flour, Grain and
Coal; Wire Screen for Windmills Ma
chine Cards, Mahogany Planks,
Veneers, and Carvings. Also—
of every size weight anti - e.. taut few
persons in the community su ffi ciently appre
ciate the value of Lead Pipe, in conducting
water from springs at a distance to their
dwellings—a convev'ence unknown but to
those who possess it. Any information res
pecting rive sec re will be cheerfully given.
We offer the above and all other articles
in our line, on the most reasonable terms, and
hope that wh, a you come to Harrisburg,
you may eus a call before purchasing
elsewh. e, as we are dote rained to sell as
low as my udier h 'ce in town.
N. B. C. ,entry Me; c. 'tants will be supplied
at a very ..mall ech ance bye city prices.
RUDOLPH F. KELKER & Co.
CD9 A. LEI LD 2
Dr. Z. H. DORSET,
HAVING removed from Williamsburg to
Huntingdon. would inform the community
that he designs to continue the practice of
medicine, acd will be thankful for their pat
ronage.. Residence and office formerly oc
cupted by R. Allison, Esq.
.N. B. Having been successful in accom
plishing the cure of a number of cancers,
(tor rllO.-..1) vouchers can be had if required)
he feels confident of success in the most ob
stinate cares, and should he fail in curing no
chvge will be made.
Huntigdon, April 23, 1845,
43ith C35/EaSMVELIPUI3 W3GMD
TIIE OJT" REMED
All the newspapek t e full of patent rem
edies for caughs, colds, consumption and va
rings other " disases which flesh isheir to,"
proceeding from iuet feet t but till experience
teaches that "an ounce of preventive is
better than a pound of rfire f' and, having
the means of furnishing the former article
on short notice.. Therefore
Charles S. Black
respectfully informs the good citizens of the
burough of Huntingdon, and the public gen
erally, that he„stillsontinues the
Boot mat sltorzniattuft
business; at his ofd stand in Alleghgny st.,
one door west of NVilliain Stewart's Store ;
in the borough of Huntingdon, where he has
lately received a large assortment of new
and fashionable lasts,. on which he guaran
tees to finish his work not only according to
the latest styles, but in a workmanlike man
ner, irld according to of der.
He employs none but thep,st mmt ex
perienced workmen, and by strict attention
to business and punctuality in promises, be
hopes to deserve and receive a liberal share
WANTED-an APPRENTICE to the above
business—a boy of 16 or 17 years of age will
be preferred, and find a good situation if ap
plication be Made soon.
CHARLES S. BLACK.
Huntingdon, April 23, 1845.
Jobetill ! Jethelry ! ! Jewelry!!
w. I - O.IST received, astock
tie; ClitP of the, most maimifi-
•",- - 14 Cient Jewell, v-- ever
91 cam,. up the Pik .",..111
I (e , ) ' - Cm •ti •,f COLD PAT
`,r.i , Isis 14., i ..,
. --.',., CENT LEVERS, Ladies
, .4 9 , -L 6 .4 ,
\S 119...,:-- -- ,-. oL D ANCHOR LE
VERS, full jewelled,
SILVER PATENT LEVERS, Couble ,vii single
cased .Sit.vEtt Nxcnna LEVER S,pdljeweled,
double and singlecused ENGLISH WATCIII.S,
Imitation Levers, QUARTIEIi ellid FRENCH
WATCHES, &C. &C. A Iso
Gold Fob thainS, and Seals,
of the those fashionable patterns. Gold
Pencils, Spectacles, Guard ,Chains,
Breacelets sett with topaz, Medalions, Fin
ger RiogS, Ear Rings, Breast Pins, sett with
topai, amethist, &c. &c. Mineature Cases,
Silk Purees, Cotal ks,
Musical Boxes, Mathematical Instryliu ..ts,
Silver Spectacles, Tabh Spoons , 'I ;,1, ( 1
Salt Spoons, Sugar Tongs, ',wads patient
Silver Pencils, - Raihis of the finest galley,
HENRY CLAY penknives, a superioi anti •
cle, Steel PVIIS, Spy ('lasses, Hair Ben ;hes.
I'onth Patina Pointi, &c. &c. All
the abo. e articles will be sold cheapei Ahan
Clock and Watch repairing done as usual,
very cheap for cash.
A large assortment of eight day and thir
ty hour Clock , will be sold very cheap.
All watches sold will be warranted Inr ont
year, and a writ ten guarrantee given. that
it not found equal to warrants it will (during
that period) be put in order without expense,
or it injured, may be exchanged for any
other watch of equal value. The warranty
s considered void, should the watch, with
which it is given, be put into the hands of
another watch Maker.
Huntingdon, April 10, 1844.
T w o LANK BONDS to Constables for Stay
aj of Execution, under the new law, jus;
printed, and for sale, at this office..
"To charm the languid hours of solitude
He oft invites her to the Muse's lore."
Fronk the Harrisburg Argus.
The Hours of Prayerc
"Teach me to know and love the hour of prayer,
As faith grows rare,
Unlock the heart, and offer all its store
In holier love and humbler vows."
When love woo pure and faith burnt bright,
All in the olden time,
Before Christ's Fruit had suffered blight,
Its radiance dimmed in Error's night,
Man loved the holy chine.
Bul now our hearts are cold, and earth
Attracts our zeal and care,
And those who love the hours of mirth,
And care not for the Soul's raw birth,
Now shun the lloiirs of Prayer.
to a g es past the sacred hell
Awoke the early morn,
And ancient Christian Fathers tell
The Old Saints met in quiet dell
To worship oe'r the dawn.
In ages past they knelt before
, . The business hour arrived,
And thus their hearts were cheered to soar
Beyond the vain world's garish store,
And thus new strength derived.
At noontide too, in olden days,
They met to pray again,
And many a hymn of holy praise,
Upborne by youth and hoary age,
Awoke earth's silence then.
Again they knelt, When neer hie goal
Drew "th' unwearied" sun,
And longed that th 4.10 might shine each soil
Fresh from dark sin end,ain's control,
Ere life's brief race was tun:
Once more they bowed the lowly head,
And bent the willing knee,
When evening's sacred light Wag shed,
When day and all day's cares were fled,
And mildly glowed the sea.
The darkness heard their humble sigh,
'Twas Light, for God was there,
And strains of pensive melody
Blent with the sinner's sorrowing cry—
Thus passed the Hours of Prayer.
And 0, that we a tew short hours
To God's own work would spare,
Frowning on earth's scant fading flowers
And hiding in those smiling bowers—
The blessed Hours of Prayer.
And would that we could glance aside,
Nor mark rude pleasure's glare,
What joys would cheer the spirit tired!
What heavenly raptures gently glide
On the winged Hours of Hraye,
H. A. C.
The rites of hospitality were inviolable among
the Celts, who, lest they might discover an enemy
in their guests, did not ask their names or business
until a protracted sojourn. The following affecting
anecdote is related in a number of "The Clans,"
lately published: "A young man from Cowal,
travelling through the McGregor's country, went
into a tigh esda, or inn, to pass the night. A com
pany of others had met there, and in the course of
the 'evening, a quarrel having arisen, dirks were
drawn, and Lomond (the stranger) unfortunately
killed his Opponent, who was no other than the son
McGregor of Glenstrae, who was then head of the
clan. The young man fled with the speed of a
'deer, and reached a house, at the door of which
stood its proprietor, looking out as the practice was
before retiring to rest, for Passing strangers; and to
hitn Lomond exclaimed, "I have slain a man ;
save me from the death which now pursues me!"
" Whoever you are," said the old chief, "enter my
house and you aro safe." In a few minutes the
',Menem were at the door, impatiently inquiring
whether the fugitive had been seen, " for" said they
" he has elan) your eon, and we burn for revenge!"
Alae,Alas my beloved child," cried Glenstrae,
bursting into a hood of bitter tears, t' the stranger
has besought my protection and received it—my
promise cannot be forfeited, even for this dreadful
deed : as I live he shell here be safe."—The gen
erous but sorrowing McGregor, true to his word
not only shielded him from the vengeance of his
clansmen, but conveyed him under a strong guard
to his native place, and on parting clasped his hand
and thus addressed hiM: "Lomond, you are now
in safety t but take care that you meet not hereof:
her with my followers, fOr I can no longer protect
youfarowell SoMe time after this, when the
McGregois were , : , irdted with the dire and ielentlest;
Persecution by which they were BO long Aided,
Old Mesita!: of Glenstrae, obliged to conceal him
self frani lila enemies, was received with becoming
hospitality, and treated with the utmost resPeet end
hindtieel by tfiie Lomond, who blessed God for af
fording him the opportunity of so far repaying the
deep debt of gratitude which he owed to his now
Cuswiso Torl.cco.—An editor says
posing a tobacco chewer is addicted to the habit of
chewing tobacco fifty years of hie life, each day of
the time he consume. two inches of solid plUd,
which amounts to six thousand four hundred and
eevonty-five feet, making nearly one mile and a
quarter in length of solid tobacco, half an inch
thick, and two inches broad."
He wants to know what a young beginner would
think, if be hed the whole amount stretched nut
before him, and were told, that to chew it up would
be one of the exercises of his life, and also that it
would tax his income to the amount of two thou
sand and ninety-four dollars,
sainitl(6, itrik; Actium, Sgrfnetture, nnittortnettt, $ c., Sze.
„ Spain--•Traveller's :Inns.
As it wee, however, we enjoyed a specimen of
Something not far removed froM the true, comfort
lee. Spanish posado; with its dark stairea3e rising
from the rambling mule stable; its bare, dirty, fur
ititurelesa roome r and its wretched truckle bed-
Steads, bedecked with a single cotton blanket and
solitary wool mattress. Mattress, indeed, I am
wrong to call it; it is a sack, containing a due num
ber of larripit of' Wool which you may commodious
ly arrange through a slit in the upper surface, left
for the purpose; and on which—if you can sleep on
a bag of potatoes—you may get a 3 much of a
nights rest as the battalions of voltiguers in atten
dance upon your couch will permit. After a night
spent as mine was at Fresnillo, under the discip
line of these same light troops, I could readily un
derstand how the united efforts of the myramids of
Lilliputians could succeed in chaibing great Gulli.
ver on his back; thotigh, indeed, the united efforts
of my voltigeurs had a very opposite, but an equal
ly powerful effect upon me, their reiterated and
persevering attacks, first on one spot, then on an
other, exciting mo to the performance of a succes
sion of gymnastic exercises, such as I never went
through befOre, and hope never to execute again.
The fare was wrbtched; vegetables swimming in
oil, animal messes redolent of garlic, and very
tough fowls, composed the daily dinner. The oil,
in this land of olives, was invariably rancid, and
the reason alleged is characteristic of the people.
There are not presses enough, the olives lie togeth
er till they ferment.
The first impression of Madrid is that of poor
ness and dirt in its suburbs, and considerable splen
dor in its finest Parts, marred, however, by the cus
tom of guarding all the leaver windows with thick
iron bare, like a prison.
The inhabitants of this city convey to me the
notion of a people having nothing to do; such my-
Tiede of 011 kinds and classes (except the more fash
ionable dames who rarely at any season go out till
late) lounging incessantly backward and forwards,
not Walf,ing as if they had somewhere to walk to;
not man with earnest faces, hUrrying to business,
but figurer; moving slow and stately, as if intent on
nothing . litit enjoying the oun. The only palpable
exception.. are the poor blind and pamphlet criers,
bawling 'a dos euortus• everywhere in your ear;
and the military with their brass bands, playing
admirable, and indeed really pretty music, hut un
fortunately often with instruments out of trine.'
An liinguent Effusion.
The following thrilling ind soul-inspiring effu
sion of liberty and glory, is said to have been de
livered by the commandant of a barefoot company
in the Hoosier State, shortly after receiving the
false report that Mexico had declared war against
the United States. The report may not be exactly
verbatim, though it is evident the spirit is there:
"Men of blood and friend. of Washington and
that old hose General Jackson! I want your at
tention. Lightnin' has bust upol he, and Jupiter
has poured the ile of his wrath down the greasy
shanks of the Mezicans.—Thunder has broke loose
and slipped its cable, and the mighty valley, of the
Mossassip reverbet ate. the thousand-tongued hiss
ing of Santa Anna and the smaller ignorant folios
that revolves around that benighted and wooden
legged pop-gun of the Montezuma..
Citizens and sires on the bloody ground on
which our fathers catawampously poured out their
claret, free as ile, to enrich the soil over which we
now hover, and watch wills hyena eyes: let the cat
amount of the inner varmint loose, and prepare the
cheesy-cat of vengeance, for the long looked for day
has arriv! The crocodile of the Massassip has
gone into his hole, and the sun that lit King David
and his host across the Atlantic Ocean looks down
upon the scene and drops a tear to its memory.—
Hesse., lam with you! And while the stare of
Uncle Sam and the stripes of his country triumph
antly wave in the breeze—whar—whar is the craven
low-lived, chicken-hred, toad-hoppin', red-mouthed
mother's son of ye who will not raise the helicon
light of triumph—smoure the citidel of the aggrea 7
tor, and press onward to liberty and glory! Wheop!
Whar's the innemy.
A NEW* Ulm roe T. cor.
tespondent of the New Tor!, News suggests a val.
uable pUrPose which may be attained by the Mag.
neiic Telegraph, thus :
There is one use to which the magnetic,Tele
graph may be put on our Atlantic coast, that I have
no where seen mentioned—it is in telling us of the
ipproach of north east storms. It is well known
that they commence hi Philadelphia ofteri some
hours sooner than here ; and farther south—at Bal
Washington, or Norfolk—still earlier; and
here before they continence in Boston. Now, word
could be bent ahead of any hurricane or storm, from
station to station, and thus prevent the loss of many
a richly laden vessel. for, instead of leaving port
only to beat against the wind, or get ortii les-shore,
they could remain securely moored at the wharf
until the storm is over. Rot only may the mer
chant and Mariner be benefitted, but all classes, es
pecially the farmer, who might be notified of the
approach of a north-east storm, over a considerable
extent of country. And thus, in harvest time, save
thousands of doll'ars' worth of hay and grain.—
Why, I am not sure but that we shall see the time
when we shall look at the newspapers for the latest
magnetic intelligence, so as to know whether to take
our umbrellas along with us or not."
The songs of a nation are like wild flowers pres
sed, as it were by chance, between the blood stain
ed pages of history.
Progress of Agrlgniture.
Mr. Z. Pratt, formerly member of Csngreee and
who distinguished himself whilst in that body by
valuable labors connected with the statistics of the
country, has, we perceive, been rendering his val
uable aid to the promotion of the science of agri
culture in the interior of N. York. At a late
meeting of the , Greeno County Agricultural Awn
elation,' Mr. Pratt debarred an address, practical,
eloquent, and full of encouragement to the friends
of the agricultural prosperity of this country. In
the course of his remarks ho thus alluded to the
services of that noble animal, the home, to the im
provement of the breed of which so much attention
has lately been directed with such signet enema:
"The horse best fitted to traaei in the run end
sands of the South, is the descendant of the small
Bard-boned, light-footed Arabian, its high
courage and silken coat; while grain-growing Penn
sylvania and Ohio, with their cumbrous %vegans,
prefer to use a heavy corn-fed breed, that will throw
a greater weight upon the collar. The North,
again, is better served by a more compact and ac
live race of middle size, endowed with much more
strength in proportion to their weight, and greater;
powers of endurance: who bravely champ the bit
and nobly strain to the load with lion-like vigor
rejoicing at toil, and answering to the • driver's
voice with proud step and martial air, as if it wee
the trumpet calling them to bottle. Thus the
wants and peculiarities—the soil, climate, and uses
of each district--require and produce that peculiar
breed which is best suited to itself. What better
stock do we need than such an can bo bred from
the beet of those we already have. The team. of
Z. Pratt & Co., composed of a single span, (na
tives of our own
,region,) are in the habit of draw
ing from Catskill over the mountain to Prattevitle,
and back, loads of hides end leather of from thirty
to fifty, and even sixty hitittlred weight each, wa
gon or sleigh not included, the distance being thir
ty seven miles, and requiring three Jaye to go and
come. The quantity thus transported within the
year is nearly two and a half millions of pounds;
end the expenses the last season, including all risks
and charges, was only thirteen cents a hundred.
During twenty years of this service, which I make
hold to assert has not been equalled by horees of
any other district or county on the globe, not a
horse has been injured in the hands of a careful
We feel especial satisfaction in giving the widest
possible circulation to the eminently sensible end
patriotic remarks of Mr. Pratt relative to the use.
fulness and honorable character of the , farmer's
"Any honest pursuit will be esteemed.by a young
man of independent spirit and honorable ambition,
in preference to being seen lounging in the ante
chambers of public departments, and the lobbies of
the Capitol, a suppliant for the precarious emolu
ments of office. Let it ever be deemed a high hon
or by those who are qualified to bo called on to
serve the people: but when you see your son, made
in the image of his Clod, inclined to quit the han
dles of his plough, or throw down his hammer and
soil his birthright for a mess of pottage, put into his
hands the homely fable of the dog and the wolf,
Cilch inculcates the love of independence as a
boon above all price. ft is the indePendent spirit
of our people that ranks them above all other na
tions of the earth; because each man has in him
self the ability and resolution to accomplish hie ends
of and by himself; it is on this account that an
American may be cast penniless and alone in any
corner of the earth, and amongst any people; and
instead of wasting his life out a poor and despised
stranger, he will summon his energies and bear
himself like a conqueror. Whatever the natives
are doing, he does it better than they; he makes the
most money, exerts the moat iniluence, and soon
becomes a leader and a prince among them; from
soloing a shoe to heading an army, he shows him
tielf in all hineii capable, in all things superior; and
having accumulated sufficient fortune for himself
and honor for his country abroad, he return. to lay
at her feet the spoils of other lands, and enjoy in
his native home the society of equals. What does
such a man Want of official patronage or Protection?
He scorns to eat the bread he has not earned, or to
enjoy honors he has not deservej."
. . .
A l'nx;.ENT con HENRY Ctsr.—A magnificent
silver ‘4r,e, three feet high, which cost $l,OOO, is
now being exhibited at the American Institute in
New York, which is intended ea a present to the
Han. Henry Clay. The (Undo for the material and
construction of this vase were raised by subscrip
tion among the working gold and silver artificers,
ernployers and journeymen, to the exclusion of those
connected with the trade merely as merchants.—
The following inscription is to be engraved on it :
HENRY CI, A l',
GOLD ♦ND SILVIA ARTISANS
City of New York,
Asa tribute of their respect for the faithful and
patriotic manner in which he has discharged his
high public trusts, and especially for his early and
untiring advocacy of "Protection to American In
Guilt upon the conscience will make a feather
bed hard ; but peace of mind will make a straw
bed soft and easy.
4 3RIPTia CID acs) 1c3.31). EibelCD
,LAUGLITEn.--A witty writer saps, in praise of
laughter—laughter has even dissipated diocese
and preserved life by a sudden effort of nature.
We are told that the great Erasmus laughed so
heartily at the entire by Rouchlier and Van Hut
ton, that he broke an trnpostliume, end recovered
his health.'—ln a singular treatise on 'Laughter,'
Joubert gives two similar instances. A patient be
ing very low, the physician. who had ordered a
dose of rhubarb, countermanded the medicine,
which was left on the tattle. A monkey in thy
room, jumping uP, discovered the goblet, and hav
ing tasted, made a terrible grimace. Again put
ting only his tongue to it, Ire perceived some aweet
newt of the dissolved manna, while the rhubarb had
sunk to the bottom. Thus emboldened, ho swal
lowed the whole, but found it such a native°ue
potion, that, after many strange and fantastic
griMaces, he grined his teeth in agony, and in a
violent fury threw the goblet on the floor.—The
whole affair woe so ludicrous that the sick man
burst into repeated peals of laughter, any the re.
covery of cheerfulness led to health.'
SVNIIISE ♦T PALEgno.—The City of Palermo
yet lay in the darkness of an autumnal night, al
though the gloom was giving place to the du,, of
approaching sunrise. • • • A rosy blush
tinged the eastern sky; and while the busy cit . : ,
and its crowded harbor still remained in scar, les
sened shade, a ray alight shot over them nal gli
ded up the summit of the lofty mountain of Pvti...
grino on the west. Quickly it spread lower, adown
its wooded sides,—and soon it tipped with radience
the battlements of the Torie , di Idaych,.tho broad
keep of the Royal palace of Afeagar and the lofty
tower of the old cathedral, beside the dusky harbor.
Soon the topmost masts of the largest galleys in
the port caught the slanting sunbeams; end flag af
ter flag, and banner after banner, of the Many ',ea
sels that traded with this emporium of Europe, or
lingered amid its pleasures on their way to or from
the Holy Land, fluttered gaily in the morning sun.
For awhile their heavy hulls and storied Inicaetles
threw broad and prdlonged phadows upon the dark
brown waves beside them; hut in another quarter
of an hour, these had shrunk back to the western
side of the several secrets; a sun ray glanced along
the dancing wavelets; and the whole 'Cahill and
splendid hay of Palermo broke into azure spongier:
and flashed back a smiling welcome to the glorious
giver of its beauty.—Dolman's Magazine:
RISIIPF.CT von Viwrge.—Some time since. says
a foreign correspondent of the lieston A tlas, a ras
cal stole a silver inkstaiul from the poet Montgom
ery. A few days after a box came directed to him.
and opening it, lo! there was, uninjured, the mis
sing inkstand, and a note, in which the writer ex
pressed his regret that he had entered lb. house
and stolen the property. The thief said his !tmber
had taught him some of ifo , rtgomery s verses when
a boy, and on seeing that name no the inkstand, he
first became aware whose house he had robbed, and
wet en siting' tvith •entorse, that he could not rest
until he had restored the property, hoping thiis tc
obtairi ihe forgiven.. of God.
Ward. Pe•r.--Prentice of the Louisville Journal
is "hard to heat" in any department of the "writing
line," but as a pinligraphist he is unapproachable.
He thus hits off the exhortitione which the Execu
tive mouth piece occasionally rends forth to impor
tunate office seekers :
The Editor of the Government Journal very pa-
thetically begs the office seekers to consider that
the number . of offices is very limited. He thinks
that they will not find fault with the administration
if they will only consider."—His feeling exhor
tation is exactly like that of the piper to his cow—
tt Them was a piper had a cow and had no hay
to give her, . .
And he sat him down and played a tune, con
eider, cow, consider."
Coleridge used to relate the following anecdote
of his father. The old gentlemen had to take
short journey on some professio , al business. which
would detain him from home three or four days.—
Hie good wife in her care and watchfulness. had
packed a few things in a email trunk, and gavo
them in charge to her husband. with strong injunc
tions that he was to put on a clean shirt every day .
On his eeturn home, his wife went to search for
his linen, when to her dismay, it was not in the
trunk. A closer search, however, discovered that
the vicar had strictly obeyed her injunctions, and
had put on daily a clean ehirt, but had forgotten to
remove the one underneath.
Perfect happiness upon earth is as much a fable
ac unbroken sunshine, and would be as wearisome
We rather often believe and speak evil of others,
than good, but they that are truly virtuous do not
entity credit evil that is told of their neighbor.; fur
it other. do emits, then may these also epeak atu,s.
Man is frail, and prone to evil, and therefore may
soon fkil in words.
American hemp is now exported to Scotland.
Where it is used instead of Sax in the manufacture
of certain kinds of goods, and where ■ new process
has been discovered for softening the article prior
to its being spun.--Very fine and white good. are
made of it, as well as bonnets and gaper.
MATH or ovz or TOE Pimp Faatur.—Wil
liem Penn, Esq.,greaugrandson of the celebrated
William Penn, founder of the Province of Penn
sylvania, died in the city of London, on the 17th
of September led, in his 701 year: