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.C! VAiSi ' Ei?
Q Re AT REMED Y
Diseases of tbe Lung's and Breast.
It has cured thousands upcn thousands—
of ail classes—in cases of the most danger
ously CMISUM pLise character; and physi
cian, of the greatest eminence throughout
nut v: Lute couatry now unhesitatingly re
commend it as
SELDOM KNOWN TO FAIL.
NI , MSVE. SANFORD & PARK—Dear Sirs,—
\ti'itu regard to Dr. Wistar's Balsam of Wiid
Cherry, tar which you are wholesale agents,
tt ve soce last October, eight) -
two battles at retail, and have heard I rum
a great p,irtion (.1 them as producing the
Several important cases in this vicinity,
which came under our personal knowledge
have been cured. , — where other remedies
have been tried for years without effect.
In fact, v.•:- think it one of the rn,i, iavo
uab.e ',medics tor consumption (lithe lungs
and all other complaints for which it is re
commended ; and do think, that the suffer
ing of the afflicted demand that you should
;i,ive it. a gent ral circulation, and make its
virtues known. youy?',truly,
WEAGLY & ICN EPPT.II, Drugsists.
Wooster, 0., May 20, 1843.
[Kam the Cincitmalti Daily Times of
illuy 30th 1843.
" Wistar's naiSUM of Wild Cherry.—We
should judge from Messrs. Weagely
Koeppel's letter, published this day among
our .“Iverttsements, that this popular rem
edy for coughs, lung complaints, and dis
eases of the breast generaay, was really a
valuable medicine, and w. rthy of serious
attention trout the putdic. We are infrared
by the wholesale aAents, that they are al
most (Lilly receiving similar letttrs from all
parts of the NVest.
1 7 Ve would ads ise our readers who are
laboring under an affection of the lungs, to
make immediate tel of this truly excel
lent medicine. The most intelligent and
respect:all, families of our city have adopt
ed it as a favorite family medicine ; and
persons predisposed to consumption who
have used it, speak in the highest terms of
cc? Read the following from Dr. Jacob
1-1-ttinan, a ptiysi,luil :if extensive practice
in Huntivg,c, n county
Dom procured one bottle of Dr.
Wistar's B .1 Wild Cherry, from
Thomas Read, Esq. ,c f this place, and tried
it in a case of ohstmate Asthma on a child
(it Paul Schwo:ble, is which many other
remedies had been tried without miy teller.
The 84131111 gave sudden relief, and in my
opinion the child is effectually cured by its
Ilse. Yours, . 2 .;c
JACOB HOFFMAN, M. D.
Dec. 23, 1841.
trj It is unnecessary to remind all wlic,
would get the true article, to inquire poetic
ularly for "Dr. Wistar's Balsam of Wild
Cherry," and take in.thin4 else.
Price one dollar per bottle.
For bilk 111 CiliCli111:16,
SANFORD a I'ARK,
Also, by Thomas Reed & Son, Hunting
don ; Mrs. Mary Orr, Hollidaysburg; Grin
min & Peter, r►lexandria.
Dec. 17, 1845.
CI. EMI & BAKER.
Wholesale Druggists and Manufacturers of Copal
Varnish; alas, sole Agents for the Franklin
Window Gloss Works:
Tsu‘V iNt; long engaged in the man
ufacture of Cop il Varnish, as well as
other kinds, we are now prepai ed to offer to
purchasers an article which in quality can
not be surpassed in the Union.
Als - , rtc.iving wei kly, from the above
celebrated works, Window Glass of every
C instantly on hand, a full assortment of
Waite Lead of the most approved brands,
to:; .t.l). r with a lame stock of Drugs, ;Med
icine., Pilots, 011 , , Indie , , Dye Stuffs. C ol
ors, Bronzes, Gold Leaf, Dutch Metal, Cam
els' Hair Pencils, Paint Brushes, Pallet
Kaives, &c., comprising every article in this
All which will he sold at the lowest possi
ble prices, by CLEMENS & BAKER,
No 187, North st., one door above Wood.
LECWITYIZEZaC2IU::)M D ZPesi. 6 Mia) ;; a2C,^3-42.
SLEPER & FENNER
Umbrellas, Parasols & Sun-Shades.
NO. 126, NI A [MET S'I'REN l',
South side, below Fourth, Philadelphia,
Invite the attention of Merchants and Manufactut
ers to their very extensive, elegant, new stock, pte
pared with greatcare,and offered,..
AT THE i:OWE&I` POS9I HLE CASH PRICES
The principle on which this concern is establish
ed, is to consult the mutual interest of thoir cue.
lament and ttemselves, by manufacturing a good
article, selling it at the Lowest Price for Conk, and
realizing their own remuneration, in the amount of
sales and quick returns.
Possessing inexhaustible facilities for manufac
ture, they ore prepared to supply orders to any ex•
tent, and respectfully solicit the patronage of Mat ,
chants, Manufacturers and Dealers,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
7MILL practice in the several Courts 0:
the City and County of Philadel
His office is at No. 35, South FOURTH St.
beta vett Chest ut and Walnut streets.
Philadeldhia, Oct. 1, 1845.
Jewelry ! Jewelry ! ! Jewelry! !
—:e. TtUST received, ast, ck
:.*. ge, .1 the most imigniti
- -- 41 cient Jewelr rp.. ever
, : ...-...p,"
iis?' ; ~- / Garlic up the l'ilte."_zr
. ~..)•)Z. , Consistin g .1 GOLD PAT
• „..,,./F7, ,, 6 T I.N T LEvErts, ladies
e l , -,,,.../-, GoLD ANCHOR LE
VERS, full jewelled,
Sr LVI,II PATENT LEVERs, (tOtlble and sin g le
cusecl,Sit.vhu ANCHOR lay Eft s, fu lrjeweled,
double and singlecased ENGLISH NN ATCH ES,
Ire tattoo Levers, QUARTIER and FRENCH
WATCHES, &C. &c. Also
Gold Fob Chains, and Seals,
of the most fashionable patterns. Gold
Pencils, Spectacles, Guard Chains, Kel's.
Breacelets sett with ti paz, Mt-daily., Fin
ger Riags, Ear Rings, Breast Pins, sett with
topaz, amrth lot, eir Mineature Cases,
Silk Forces, Coral Beads, Pocket Be, ks,
Musical Boxes, Mathematical Instruim r,ts,
Silver Spectacles, Table Spoons, Tea.vnd
Salt Spoons. Suga r Tongs , Lowends pattent
Silver Pencils, Razors of the finest quality,
HENRY CLAY penknives, a superior anti •
cle Steel Pros, Siv Classes f otrßrushes
1 t(l.lll,lfOintS, OCC• C(C. 1111
the above articles will be sold clieapLt :han
Clock and Watch repairing done as usual,
very cheap for cash.
A large assortment of eight day and thir
ty hour Clocks will be sold very cheap.
All watches sold will he warranted for one
year, and a written guarrantee girt n. that
it not found equal to warranty it will (during
that period) be put in order without expense,
or if 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.
Jl OOLLEN :11A ry UFA C7'ol: Y.
THE subsctiher respectfully info! m his
friends and the public in general, that he
are prepared to manufacture cloths. satti
-0 tts, flannels, bl mkrts, carpetini4, Sec., at
the will known estalilishnunt, formerlr oc
cupied by Jeremiah Whitehead, situated in
the town of Williamsburg, Huntingdon co.
Pa. His machinery will he in good order,
and having none but good workmen in his
employ, he will assure all who may favor
hint with their custom that their orders
will be executed in a satisfactory style on
the shortest notice.
cC2cmozz..ra - tn,613 3
11 will card wool into rolls at the low
price of ei cents per pound ; car:l and spin
12 cots i)er pound, 10 cents per pound
manufacture white itinnel from Ile,. ce, 311
cents per yard ; manufacture blown flan. I
from fl ece, 40 cents per yard ; he will
find sattinett warp and manuf,ture satti •
netts of all dark cubit's at 45 cents per yard;
cloths 1 wide, 50 cents per yard ; CHMITIOII
broad cloth, $1 25 per yard ; blot kets,
per pair ; plain girdling carpet. 50 was per
yard ; Ite will card, spin, double and twist
sticking yarn at 20 cents per pound ; color
ing c-rpet, unverlt t ant , stot king yarn, from
15 to 31 colts prr prom!.
Cloths of all dark colors, 22 cents per yd;
flannels,Bl cents per yard , blankets, 7 cents
per yard; home dye flannels 64 cents per
yard ; home dye cloths, 16 cents per yard.
Arrangements have been made at the fol
lowing phccs, where cloth, and wool will be
taken and returned every two weeks.
At the Iwo, of John Nail, Ilartslog
; Jacob M'Galtan, M'Conbrilsto., ; J.
• botrekin's store, Coffee Run ; Joho
store, Leonard Weaver, Jact•li Cypress and
Matthew Garner,Wonilcock Valley • Gem
mel & Porter's store, Alexandria ; 'Walter
Graham's store, Canoe Valley ; Dysirt's
Mill. Silting Valley ; Davis Brook's Mill,
Blair township ; James Candron'. s tore,
Frankstown ; Geo. Steiner's st. re, Water
street ; Jemes haxtmes store, Hantingdon.
Persons wishing to exchange wool for man
( utarturt d stuff. can be accommodated.
Al I kii,ds of country produce taken
xclitinge for v.o.rk.
An, 27. 19. 1845. —tf.
A. W. BBNEDXCT,
Pa.—Office at his old residence in Man,
street, a few (lows West of the Ceur.
H , use. A. W. B. will attend to any bu
siness entrusted to him in the several
courts of Huntingdon and adjoining coun•
Apt il JO, 1845,-If.
From the Ohio State Journal.
I have a little bright haired boy,
With eyes of blue-bell hue,
And cheeks as velvety and fresh
As roses bathed with dew,
His lips as flagrant seem to mine,
As strawberries in May;
And with a lisping voice he sings,
Hurra! burrs for CLAT.
Three summers only bath he seen,
And when I hear his voice,
So full of melody and glee,
It makes my heart rejoice.
Be sings full many a merry tune
And old familiar way,
But 'mong them all he loves the treat,
To sing burrs fur ULSI!
One said to him, “Don't sing that song,
My boy; 'tie quite too late;
Hurrah for Polk and Dallas now,
For Clay is out of date."
The boy looked up perplexed and sad.
As if he meant to say,
He's so ,a, and I may sing for hint,
Hutto! hurra for Clay.
Yea, child; he is as worthy now
As in his palmieat days,
When voices joined the shoat and song
That now forget to raise;
Those voices will be heard again.
And join some other lay
As loud. as lung, as bold and free
As when they sang for Ct.oa.
But I will teach thee, darling boy,
If I am spared by fate,
That noble deeds and daring truth
Are never out of date;
And teach thy infant lips to sing—
The world say what it may—
Another, and as great a name,
The name of Casatus CLAY.
And when thou comet to be a man,
Oh! may my guerdon be,
To see thee Erm and fearless stand
The friend of Liberty.
The champion of the poor opprean'd,
Owning no tyrant's away.
E'er struggling for thy country's weal
As true as Cassius CLAY.
num the Boston Courier.
The Two Wind-Mille.
♦ YARLI-BT G. I. GOODRICH.
Two neighbors living on a hill,
Had each—aide by aide—n mill.
The one was Jones—a thrifty wight—
Whose mill in every wind went right.
The storm and tempest vainly spent
Their rage upon it--sound it went!
E'n when the summer breeze was light,
The whirling sails performed their flight;
And hence a village saying rose—
As sure as Jonjs mill itgoes."
Not so with neighbor Smith's—close by,
Full half the time it would not ply—
Save, only, when the wind was west,
Still as a post it stood at rest.
By every tempest it was battered,
By every thunder-gust 'twits shattered.
Through many a rent the rain did filter,
And, fair or foul, 'twos out of kilter,
And thus the saying camo at last--
''Smith's mill was made for those that fast."
Now who can read this riddle right?
Two mills are standing on a height—
One whirling brisk what'er the weather--
The other idle, weeks together?
Come, gentle reader, tend thino ear,
And thou the simple truth shalt hear
And mark, fur here the moral lurks—
Smith held to faith, but not to works—
While Jones believed in lath—and so,
By faith and practice made it go!
Smith prayed, and straight pent in his bill,
Expecting Heaven to tend his mill ;
And grumbled much when'et he found
That wheels ungreased would not go round.
Not so with Jones. fur though as prayerful,
To groove his wheels he e'er we. careful ;
And healu I with ready stitch each rent,
That ruthless time or tempest sent.
And (111.1:1, by works, his faith expressed ;
Good neighbor Jones by Heaven was bleat.
A Loon Swist.—The Sandwich Island Friend
of October 1, 1845, narrates a feat in swimming,
that surpasses any achieved in that line ever done
by either Franklin or Byron. The Friend says:--
"On the 28th of September, Stephen Dresser, who
belongs to Portland, Aldine, was taken on board
the whale ship New Bedford, in the harbor of Hon
olulu. He reports that on the evening of the 26th,
he jumped overboard from the ••London Packet,"
having taken from the captain's boat his life•prc
server. On Saturday morning he could just die•
cern the loom of the mountains of Oahu. After
swimming all day, at the firing of the nine o'clock
gun he was abreast of the two men of war, in the
outer harbor--after getting upon the reef he tried
to walk, but the surf and waves dulled him along,
and at the time of being picked up was nearly in
sensible—having been in the water thirty or more
hours! /le reports that he left the "London Pack
et" on account of ill-usage, and that the crow were
Tux Corr or FAIMION.--It is said that five hun
dred millions of dollars are spent annually in the
United States, for such articles of dress as are sub•
ject to the fluctuation. of fashion. Of this sum it
is computed that 16 millions ars spent for hate,
probably about 20 millions for cape and bonnet.,
and for other articles of dress not less than 400
millions. The precise amount In peoded for boa.
dte., bid net been aeoortained at the lad *c
A GOOD STORE.
Wo take the following capital story from the last
number of that sprightly journal—the Concordia
While Mr. Clay and the crowd of friends who
had accompanied him to the landing at Natchez, to
show respect to his departure on Saturday last,
were waiting on the hank until the beautiful
eras" prepared to receive her distinguished guest,
all of a sudden, their conversation was interrupted
by the loud, free, and seemingly fearless voice of
some one breaking his way through the outer crust
of the party.
her is he 1 Wirer is he ? which is old Glo
The language and the style and the vehemence
of the speaker, who woe a tall, powerful and healthy
looking countryman. and who was hewing a pas
sage for himself to the centre of the crowd, as he
spoke drew all eyes towards him. As well as others
Colonel who was close along side of Mr.
Cley at the time. was instantly tickled with the
man's countenance, as he usually is with the appear
ance of any thing from which sport may be ex
vvhen the latter, appearing to look at the uppermost
lielion, my nla stud!' (sung out the Colonel as
piece with satisfaction, eschewed, "A h, toy dear
the man approached) ' what do you want to enter
yourself for I' air, you have hit it at last; this is just the thing;
take a cores tocrik of this pattern," at the tame
W hoe is he ?' anxiously cried the strung,er,
looking around him. time laying the money plump on the countet befu:e
Who?' enquired the Colonel. him, to *how that he wax prompt to pay. "You
shall have it, toy good friend," replied the merchant,
Who I—the Devil' (pushing the Colonel aside)
who should it he why, tile old Loss himself, 1 with the utmost seriousness of speech and manner,
and then, laying the cent on the surface of the
At this instant he faced and at once recognized cloth' and "Pi'lYinY his ample scissors, he cut it
Mr. Clay whom ho had never seen before. Start-
fairly round to the size of the coin, and wrapped it
ing back suddenly, and recovering from a mouton- carefully up in paper, made a low bow, thanked
tary embarrassment, he ezclaitned, •By thn hullo, it him for iris custom, and hoped that he would cit
at his store when he wanted anything in his line
is--yes, snipes and turkies ! it hold Harry his-self;"
then rushing forward, almost frantic with joy, and "l ain
seizing hold of him with both hands, ho drew bun
around after him some half a dozen times, jumping
stamping, singing and hallooing as he wildly scat
tered the circle of friends near them "clear the
track" fur both hint and "old Kentucky." This
whirling salutation was done and over in n twink
ling. As soon as it eras over, without giving the
individual about whom ho was so enthused, time
to breathe, the stranger went on,--
tleman. I thought the last poPlltiatiu °l :s d 'e
but by the powers of mud, of ye had another fair
game of Puff.- to play I b'lieve ye'd take the pot
yet. Ye'd a took it last time, ef yc'd only not
'ewed per hand. But, sink politics. Well, ye
ace, I know, as there's nothin but you can tell some
thing about; all but wan thing an about that ye
Here he made a halt to catch breath, and Mr.
Clay, who was both (tinned and amused with his
new friend, contented himself with smiling.
.Thar's wan thing I say ye don't know n, - t!',i,g
about: (he continued) an that us .w.miper; a ~,,
thar in Louisiana is a longways ahead cf you,
boys up in Kentucky in same things, an we're fast
ketchin up wi' ye in ethers. An wan thing is sore
that swamp hogs is now ahead of all ether hogs,
d—l take the odds how y e drive the animal; an
thar'a a par of the primes; hogs that ever was tot
trued that I've raised over in the swamp yundcr ;
an of yell only say yell take them and pm them
on yer great old faun I've limed so much oe up in
Kaintuck—l'm parfintly eatielyed. all I ask ;
jest say if yell take the critters along; that's what
I want to be at.'
Mr, Wiley, still smiling, nodded assent.
Emugh said, old stand by.' screamed out the
swarnptr, who was so overjoyed with \lr. I lay's
acceptince of his present as almost to shake his
arms of, 'enough said, Mr. Clay; the hogs'll trav
el. 'Chu. yourn by the first boat and ye never reed
nuthin to prime in the hog line, I promise ye; far
well, GO bless ye. Look out for the hogs ; (ma
king hi way out of the crowd) the real grit, sir
--genuno swamp scrougers, but they'll speak fur
theinseles when ye gat them along. Gud bless ye
again- - m
Py tie time he had got through with all this, he
had waned his way out of the crowd that had
been gzing upon him for sum time. In an in
' stant rare tie wag on his horse and away.
Mr. any and his friends laughed heartily at the
idea of he hogs speaking for themselves. but the
earnestnsa and warmth of friendship shown by
the 'Wager brought a kindly glow over the hearts
of all prsent.
And tell it might. That man's manner and
converseon, rough, unrestrained and defiant though
they seated, no one could help seeing, were the
manifenlions of an hottest, guileless, wholesoulcd
and disiiel rated friend of the great man the sight
of whom had so overjoyed hint. He had all his
life views Mr. Clay with the same feelings of wild
enthusiam that so many thousands entertained for
Gen. Season daring his liti time. He had staked
-.--" his pile on old Kentucky,"
and wool do it again, a thousand nines, if the oc
casion oared. He hail allowed himself to believe
that Mr. Clay was "the greatest man alive;" and
when h found himself, for the first time in his
presenectis joy and excitement fairly overthrew
him andie could have laid his life down on the
I spot, wit a feeling of triumph. How refreshing
must the:ontemplation of such feelings and con
duct bet the mind of a public man when he places
it in consul with the course of the polished fawn
tag lira after place--of the heartless flatterer
• wbe wares ant his declerattone of friendship by
his prospects of reward, and worships the man
only as the representative of the darling office,
which a turn of the political tide may place in his
The Patient Shop-Deeper.
Many years ago, there lived in Cheater, Penis's.,
an old gentleman who kept a dry goods store, and
was remarkable fur his mild disposition, so much so
that no one had ever even him out of temper. This
remarkable characteristic having beams the subject
of conversation, one of his neighbors who was
somewhat a wag, bet five dollars that he could ruffle
the habitual placidity of the stoic. He accordingly
proceeded to his store and asked to see some cloths
uitable fur a coat. One p:eze was shown him and
then another ; a third and fourth were handed
from the shelves; this was too coarse, that wos too
fine, one was of too dark a color, another too light;
still the Diogcnes continued placid as new milk,
and no sooner did his customer start on of to
a particular piece, than he was met by some other
variety being laid before him, until every 'ices in
the shop was unfolded to his view. Thu vender
now lost all hope of pleasing his fastidious cuctonter,
John Quincy Adams,
A Glasgow, (Scotland) paper, contaias the fol
lowing noble tribute to this veteran Statesman:—
"W herever and whenever fraud has framed a mine
to subvert the pillar of the Constitution, or power
has meditated a blow against the people, or against
a citizen, or against an exile, or against the slave—
against anything in the shape of free society, or
against anything in the shape of a man, John
iii'l i jiii n ng ' ilie - ires;iln " Wlre;:;gl;;'eye ' , —. .;;,r7n the
moment of the attempted perpetration of the crime,
the conspirators fell—the intended victim rase free
and safe—and the deliverer, unrewarded and um.
thruilied, situ himself again on his endless watch
over the cause of freedom and humanity."
Anecdote of Daniel Webster.
The Transcript copies from the London Sun, a
pleasant sketch of Daniel Webster,which
eludes with the. folbiwing arising Emendate:
.h.7::,,aisilcd mom jiyt hcfore Lafayette's
i ist visit to America, formed one in a flaking-parry
in Massachusetts Bay. He had been selected to
deliver the welcoming speech to the Frenchman on
his approaching visit, and during his occupation of
hauling up codfish and !smog, he, was observed to
be very abstracted. It appeared afterwards that he
must have been studying that part of his speech in
which he afterwards addressed Lafayette, for a gen•
tleman who was fishing nest him observed him
pulling in his line, hand over hand, with some dif-
(lenity, as if a large fish was hooked, yvt without
exhibiting any satisfaction on his face at having
raptured a prize. At length the fish was seen ap
proaching the surface and gleaming through the
green waters, like a lively bladder of quicksilver;
still Wchster's face gave no smiling welcome; but
just as the fish came to the surface, he burst out
with —Venerable mar.! the representatives of the
two hemispheres, welcome to our shores,' and down
clopped the 'monster cod,' on the deck!"
SELLTNG a DeurnlTEß.—A letter dated Damas
cus, October 10, says, "A man was found the other
day in the public market offering his daughter for
sale. Boing a christion, he was sent to the Patri
arch by Mr. Mists, the English di agoman, who pre
vented it. Hia story was a simple one: "['en a
weaver: on account of the cheap English goods my
trade has been put a stop to. I have a wife, a
mother and seven children to support. When I
sold every thing we had. I tried to beg, but no one
would give.—l could get no other work. We
have had no bread for the last three days. I
thought of selling one of my children to keep the
others front starving. I was offered 500 piasters
(£5) for this girl, and I would have sold her bad it
not been fur Mr. Mush, who sant me hem."
EXERCISES TN Go...mt.—A country school
master out west summoned his grimmer class to
parse the sentence—" Ihere is a bull-frog snoring
in the pond.' Jemmy,' said the pedagogue, with
a brow as severe as that of Jupiter Torten., Jem
my, parse the word bullfrog,' . Bullfrog is a noun'
—but here Jemmy stuck fast. What kind of noun?'
demanded the knight of the rattan. A bloody
noun, sir,' innocently replied the juvenile gram
Pc. DOTC4I.—. , IIIrs. Grimes, lend me your
tub." , •Can't do it: all the hoops are off: besides,
I never had one, because I wash in a barrel." That
reminds us of the Datchman. ••I comes home.
and I finis my wifo wide open, and to door fast
ashleep. I fints my neighbor's poenkins probe into
my hog patch, and picks up a hog, and I prinks it
oper every rail's pack in de field, and they run to
der tuyfel. as if de fence was behint 'em."
`Q - llaaDLlcm) S'3o). &DMZ:3
On the night of the 22nd of December, the wife
of Shadrack Nichols, his daughter, aged eight
years, and a eon of four years old, residing on Hick•
ory Ridge, a short distance front Helena, Arkensee,
were murdered while Mr. Nichols was one hunting
expedition. Suspicion fell on Nelson, a yellow
boy belonging to Mr. Bowman, who is a near neigh
bor to Mr. Nichola. The bcy was brought to tows
and lodged in jail, where he confessed his guilt.
The Helena Journal seye that the boy wr theet
till the faintly were asleep end then killed Mr..
Nichols, breaking her skull with a hoard, and after
ward killed the two children because they awoke.
There were mill two children in the house, see
about eight years old, a L'attgl.t.tr of J. Sehestin.
EN., end niece to the lady murdered, and the other
a little son of Mr. Nichols. The fiend then palmed
his hand over the faces of these two, to see if they
were awake. The boy was still asleep, aed he
supposed the little girl wan also, as she moved not,
but in Ode lie was mistaken, ae the little girl had
the courage and the presence of mind enough to
lay perfectly still, watch her opportunity and slip
front the bed and escape to her fathet's house, which
was nut very far and give the alarm. Before any
one reached the house, however, the assassin had
Put the most heltich part remains to be told.—
This incarnate hell-hound ravished the lady after
breaking her skull !
The peofe of Hickory Ridge, on hearing all
the facto I.ecarno furious. The cry of burn the
murderer ran from one to the other. They armed
themselves with gun and knife, came to town last
Saturday, coal:) , and deliberately broke open tho
jail Door, knocked off the chains of the prisoner,
and with rope round his neck, compelled blot to
rnn along sido of the bones to the acme of mur
der--a distance of about twenty rodeo. They for
med a court, called a jury. went through a trial,
and found the murderer guilty. Hd was to be burn
ed ! The next day, (Suliday,) they chained him
to a tree, had the wood round him .vo ea to roast
him by degrees, and had k,ouinti the fire. But
this was too terrible a death for the spectators to
witness even on that bloody fiend. The cry arose
to hang him ; and be too joined the cry ! They
did hang him to tie gate post--tier c ry ' tp.,.
committed the awful deed.
A Morizun NEWTUN.—A debating society ont
in Michigan had lately submitted for discusiiou
the subject iidees the world go round or does it not!"
The chairman remarked that he did not propose it
because there was any &tint on the subject, but to
• fetch out' the orators. After the first speaker hed
occupied aboilt t,it hi the diseueeien, he
,limo arid was one of the
of :lie town who delivered hinisc!l
If the world was round, it wouldn't be reg'hr
and even as it is. After you'd travelled a little
ways, you'd begin to etl, and slide, and ljuthey
you'd tuniblo oft' at the ',lge if you didn't ketch a
hold on something to 1 - ,!..1 on by. And then they
talk of sailing round the world! Why if the
world was round, and went round as they soy it
did, the eapting'd have nothing to do. but tic his
ship to a tree and it'd go round cf itself ! Ify op
ponent has salted If the world does not go round
how doesthe sun gitround to the right place againl'
I answer, for a very plain reason, it's en duck you
cunt see it.'
• Time!' eaid the chairman, and the young man
sat down, and it was several minutes before he re
covered from the sudden shock his imagination had
experienced—like some of the orators in Congress.
who, at the expiration of the hour, are frequently
lost in the obfuscation of their own ideas.
A Suet: ran Sea TRE.sat.nr..—We have been
at a loss to conceive what kind of safe would in
reality be aide for the projected Sub Treasury
against thieves and depredators. Blowing off locks
wnh gun powder is the latest fashion, but the Roth
childs of France have invented a wonderful piece
of ineehoni‘m to prevent any removal of their &-
pontos, which we shall be under the heoetnsity of
adopting for our United State. Treasury. If a
person attempts the lock, or tampers with it in the
slightest degree, an iron hand and arm is thrust out
front the door, clenches the offender and holds NMI
1110.i01111. in its iron embrace, while at the same
instant a hell is struck in a room over head, seen
pied by a watchman, giving hint notice that his
presence is required in the room below. Should
this watchman not get down to the aasistance and
release of the wretch held liy the iron arm in fifteen
minutes nine, then a hlunderbuas is discharged into
the body of the tresapassor. Thus he is mercifully
allowed 15 minutea grace to reflect upon the enor
mity of his cflence. It is told that a few years since
a man was caught by the iron nippers and the
watchman came to his release only two minutes
before the blunderbuse would have been dischar
It is a fair step towards happinesa and virtue to
delight in the company and conversation of good
men, and where these cannot be had, it is better to
keep no company at all.
A wag of an apothecary at lVashington, on be.
ing applied to for an emetic for a member of Con.
grata, sent him a phial labelled •Compound attroct
of an Oregon speech."
cO^Why does a miller wear • Waite bat? Do
you guy it up To wow hie bred to Su rare