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Itif'The above terms will be rigidly adhered my onicial connection with the government of with grave courtesy, he preserved to his •
to in all cots.. the Ccmmonwealth will soon cease. The pow. crowned ranged of mountains cross each of the Egyptian Dervis, Achbad, who was
0 an article of value left--a locket containing a
hostess as Agnes Drake, the daughter of a
.......e..... _ . ...,„ .. other at oblique angles. at that time creating quite a sensation i s e usual, to the Sybil, who read— lock of her fathers hair. She had hoped
ADVERTISEMENTS er, under the Constitution, vested ip me hy the deceased friend, and now his ward arrived
Will be charged at the following rates: i People, will be transferred to another of their At the intersecting point of these ridges , t h e city. His wonderful reputation was
0,, . . . 'Oh, ask me not to speak thy (Mel
to be :Ark to save this, the last memento
i insertion. 2 do. 3 do.l own selection; and with my warmest wishes nestles a little hamlet, named from its ele- ; the theme of every tongue. on l y that morning, and whom, presuming oh, tempt me not to tell
of her once happy house. But goaded
Six lines or less, on Madame Au derly's well know.n kind- ,
$ 25 $ 37 i * WI for his success, 1 will, relieved from r ho cares voted position, Alta•nont. The doom shall make thee desolate,
One spare, (16 lines,) 50 75 100 I 'ldleness and curiosity combined to lead by little Mary's cries for fond she seized
Te, " (32 " ) 100 150 a OO I an d a n xi e ties of official place, retire to pri. At the period at which our story opens .me to his rooms He required a night to '
ness he had ventured to present to her. The wrong thou mayst not quell!
the locket, rushed to a pawnbroker's, ob
i mo. 6 mu. 12 mo. 1 vote life. In the discharge of the duties de- the four otates' in the four angles of the cast myd d d I
horoscope. He eines' e , and aladame Auderly, a reader of faces, was Away I Away l—for death would be
One square, $3 oo $5 oo se oo I tained akw shill ngs , put by the amount
vol upon me, I have endeavored, to the ex- • • certainly aureate d towards her ; and, after . Ever. as a mercy unto t h ee !'
l'w., squares, 500 800 12 00 ' irregular mountain cross, were owned as gave him, the day and hour of my birth , l
a wk.' 800 12 00 ~, 00 tent of my ability, to promote the interests and
follows : I - Agnes shuddered, and covered her face of the rent and with the rest purchased a
1 du.: 12 on 18 00 27 on , honor of the Commonwealth, and the virtue, and then I took leave, with the promise to
a able impressions, she took the hand of the vs - 'II' her """• little bread and mik for her children, and
do., 18 00 27 00 SO oo ' e •
The eastern farm, called P iedmon t , tun ;
the happiness and prosperity of her citizens. 'return in the morning. The next day I , grow- then set out, with them, to visit the old
do., 28 00 40 00 50 00 orphan girl, andconductedher to the Put ' up the tablets ! ' They are
Business Cards of six tines, or less, same. "° • '
' If t successful I hare at least labored to de- the life properly of Madame Auderly, a went—'confidential clerk of her father, Peter
group formed by die Misses Auderly, Mr. l og fatal !' said Rose.
serve success; and in surrendering the trust Virginian lady of the old school. +!Y ell ?' questioned Honors, earnestly. •
'l%e • • ' Sterne, Mr. Heine, Mr Dulanie, and • 'Not for the world I—now that each Mangles, who had been kind to her, to
GOVERNOR'S IYIESSAGE. committed to me, by a generous people, my 'rho western and most valuable estate ; 'My horoscope indeed !It predicted .Li P au la.
I word is fate ! 'There is a couple yet to be consult him about sending Richard away
only regret will be, that I have not been able was the inheritance of Honore. Paule, an onora
for me--a short and stormy life, end aI i' from the contaminating influences with
((mem...a to serve our noble Commonwealth with a zeal orphan heiress, rand -daughter and ward sharp and sudden death.' Udder the auspices of Mist Rose Au. 1 disposed of ! Miss Pau l a, draw nea r.
which he was surrounded.
' and ability equal to the interest I feel in her , derly, they were just about to form what said Mr. Heine.
of Madame Auderly. 'Good Heaven ! But—the details ?'
The resolutions proposing amendments progress and welfare. Whatever of merit, or • she called aSi oil's Circle. for which par- , The cheek of Honore Pilule changed, On returning home late on New Year '3
The northern and smallest one, called, .
te the Constitetion of the Commonwealth demerit may attach to my administration, It prophesied taut remarkable events, • e .
%lessors, llenie and Sterne were dis. I yet striving with a feeling that she felt to eve from her fruitless visit, for the ol d .
from being the deepest vale of the four the firseof which has already come to pass 'l, post ' I
were publish e d as directed by that instru• whatever may be the opinions entertained of w. not at home Rachel discovered
. patched to bring forward a round table.-- be unworthy, she smiled, reached forth her cla ret ,
mitt. In liceordanee with the reels- my conduct of the affairs of State, I can at Haw ' 11. I t the property of old . da , a _et ,
e s oe— vas , A 0 , w 0 .
Miss Hose went to a cabinet to seek the : hand, drew st tablet, and passed it M the that her husband had been home and stolen
the ho t claim from m y felkw citizens, with a full Hugh Hawe, a widower of gloomy temper, ,
ions of the act of leth of \lay, 1857, The loss of my patrimonial estate !'
'Sybil's Leaves,' which she presently pro. Sybil, who. in an effective voice, rend— the FlOll she lied put by for the rent from
consciousness of its right, the award of good parsimonious habits, and almost fabulous ,
d amendments Wsu b mitted to
F were Singular coincidence I' interrupkd Mr. the place where she had concealed it, and
diced. All then seated themselves around 1 'But how is this? A dream is on my mail!
, intention; and will enjoy, in my retirement, wea lth.
the people for their ratification or rejec- I W illoughby , as he arose and joined his •
the table. . I I see a bride—all crowned with flowers, I gm. , oft again to 4 "l'he Crown and Mag.
the proud satisfaction of k now i ng that no act , .I'llo southern farm—named, '
from the wife and brother•in-law ut, the other end of .
tion, on the second Tuesday of October o f mine, or of my administration, in tendency and sm ili ng, I pie" tavern to waste it in darkness. Lit-
extravagant cost of the elegant mans i on- the room. s • A dead silence reigned. Rose sh Oiled e'.. I '
As in delighted visions, on the brink 1 tie Mary, chilled and hungry, began to
liIA. The returns of said election have o r fact, injured or corrupted the public me, - • the curds, tuned them with their faces
house, elaborate out-buildings, and highly. ; ,I thought so , when the prophecy wasOf a dread chasm—and thou art slier ' cry for find, and suffering mother, in hopes
been received, and will be delivered is ale, retarded the prosperity, or tarnished the. . .
ornamented groends, which bud absorbed fulfilled, ' replied Godfrey. down, and then, addressing her right Honors heard in silence, remembering
the Speaker of the Senate, as (Brew ed by , fair limns duty native State. I will surest. l of regaining a portion of the money taken
he means of the Into owner, eFar uier's -hand neighbor, Mr. Sterne, in a low voice,
I aw, when the fact of their adoption, by a I der le my sticeesaor the cares and responsibili• t me" • '•. • q sand the other three e vents?' softly in- the strange correspondence of these lines by her husband, set out with her children
Folly''—was the heavily morteaged pat,
, 'tics of Ms office I now hold, with gr out e r ' . o . q .
united Honore she demanded— • with the prediction of the astrologer, made
large majority, will be officially ascertain- to the haunt of whither George Hoffman
1 cheerfulness than I assumed them; and will mony of Godfrey Farquier Dulanie, the , The other three events, if they follow as 'hob' hat would you with the Sybil 1' keg ago , en d eavo ri ng to convince herself 1i gen ,
rd and announced.
1 return, withouta murmur, to the society and grandson of Hugh Ilawe, .?
art- now a ' predicted, must happen within the eext 'I would know the future partner of mY that it *as mere coincidence, and •• vainly •
l'here was a great crowd at the bar of
The fourth section of the first article of . companionship of these who can approve al life,' was the kneel answer.
?" s• young aspirant for legal honor at the Um- I te , o before reach my twenty.fifth
years, or trying to s.ubdue the foreboding,
of her "I'he Crown and Magpie." The landla
the amended Constitution, requires the out selflablloB3, and volume only at the bid• 'D raw !' t.
versity at Virginia. : anniversary. •Phe first of these is to be heart, dy—a stout, vulgar-looking woman, with
Legislutere, at their first session after the ding of truth .d friendship. To the jadg.
But little benefit to the heir was to be • ' The young man hesitatedfor a while, .Nlr. Dulanie V said Rose, I fll• t he• •
the unexpected inheruanae of vast wealth.'l lu ' n g red ribbons in her op, a profusion of false
teloption of this emendint'nt, to divide the • meat of impartial history I commit my ad'
' ho f f• I •• • ' I'ld- • Cell - i l •l•
0 , h ope d iroin t a i nh eritance h i s RI. ler s , Upon hearing this a bright smile p l ayed snit e , and, Noe in, a those cards that tablets, an passing th em to em.
city of Phibelelphie into Senatorial and ministration tied its acts, without a fear of the
.curls, a heavy gold chain round her neck,
burthened property. In the first place, I around the lips Houma, d b an i she d were nearest himself, put his hand under He drew a card, and returned it to be
ps of onoia, an
result! and when time shall have so ft ened thcad numerous rings'
. her fat fingers—
Representative districts, in the manner pro
of partizan feelin g —healed the . dII ugh II
bit ol ug awe had bought np in his own the cloecls from her brow. She waited a the pack, and withdrew the lowest one , perused ,
vided in that section. This duty devolves asperity was busily engaged in pouring out gin for
terness of disappointment and corrected the name all the claims against the estate of few minutes for hen to proceed, but find- R e nd !' he said, extending the card to The Sybil t oo k it, and a thrill of super
upon you, and should be performed with her customers; the regular ones she was
• orrers of prejudice, truth will sustain the jad,g. • Farquier's Folly—doubtless to prevent a ' ins that he continued silent, she said— . the Sybil. stitious terror shook her frame as she treating—for it must not be forgotten that
;fidelity and due, regard to the interests meta, and justice approve the record. lan dthefor • !'Hear " sheexclaimed •
_eaves proweety 'Well, Mr. Dularee, go on what was . . • read— it was New-Year's eve.
end rights of the people of that city. i Our beloved Commonwealth, rich in all th ' i hii gra iiii son.
I the third predicted event ?' 'A widow, beautiful as light, —'Disgrace and ill, Such was the scene of vice and dissipa-
Relieved from the imputation of selfish. • elements of material greatness, her broad and But, unhappily, Godfrey had mortally .D e d inform?'
yuu column me to you Twill be your lot to wed— And shameful death are near!'
' 'le fields— her loft mountains filled with , tion which met the eye and sickened the
nets, I cannot forbear presentidg for your I k r" . . y ' offended the despotic old mau by declining With a rich jointure, which shall pour
inexhaustible mineral wealth—her rivers and 'No, sir; I beg, you of your courtesy, to An irrepressible low cry broke from the heart of Rachel when, with little Mary in
considerati., a subject that should claim . agricultural lik, an d persisting in the .d e aces Its blessitets on your heed.' •
pallid lips of Honors. !'brow up the
her streams—her internal improvements—herher nuns, and protected by the presence of
your earliest uttention. I refer to the e- There was a
umaces, rolling mills and factories—her cal- study of a profession— a castes that had • .Very well,' he saki, dropping his voice • general clopping ' cards !' she said: sit is wicked, this tam- her son, she ventured into the house.
rectum el a house at the Seat of the Cov• and shouts of laughter.
I leg., academies, and her noble system of resulted in his own disinheritance. to akw undertone, 'lt was to be my mar. • 'Wring with the mysteries of the future P , 'ls Mr. Hoffinan here ?" she inquired,
eminent, for the use of the Governor of ' common schools—her churches and charitable To 'nuke this punishment more ,bitter to riage with the woman 1 should worship., • It was now S i ms Jessie's turn to test •
the Commonwealth. The want of a pub -1 institutions—her population, entermising, en. I his grandson, the old man had taken into A d ee p yield blush supplanted the bright her fate. Being, a young lady, she would
tic mansion has been seriously felt by all I ergetie, intelligent and prosperous—all these favor te n nephew, Dr. Henry time, whom sm il e that quivered over lionora'a variable
not put the question in the usual form, but
who have been called to occupy that efts- ; are justly the pride °revery true hearted Penn. merely inquired what should be her future
he had established near himself at Far- : face. There wasp pause, broken at length
cial station. Whilst almost all our sister I sylvanite'. Our mighty republic, "Me free
quiet's Folly. I
'by her voice, as she gently inquired— •
• fate. The answer drawn WEIR—
StOes have provided residences for the ' heett's,"Pe."lirete.'• ion and
tlie Cons tit u tion
At this time, the disinherited heir, hav- 1 'And the fourth?' • sTo dandle foots and chronicle small beer.'
the un ion of the States—rho civi l an re lg. . a reply that nearly extinguished Miss des
accoinmodation of their Chief Magistrates ' , ine finished a term at the Univerait had reluctantlyd in
privileges of the people—the right of eon. , e y' I Th e answer came An ,
Pennsylvania, for reasons not creditable for th evening.
I sic r e
s ' ci ' e s n p c i e and freedom of worship—the great come down to spend a part of his vacation tones so low as to meet only her ear.
to her as the "Reystone State," has tofu
mid essential principles of liberty and free in his native place. ' The fourth and last prediction was that, I
sed to incur the expense necessary for-the government, here enjoyed, and our American It was upon the Saturday evening of belore my twenty : filth birth-day 1 should Have I' exclaimed the lively Lily, as the
erection of such a building. The failure j Nationality, founded is. a true and single de• his arrival that he found the little hotel, een : s', , ore t h e scaffold.' • old miser sauntered deliberately to the k
to provide, in this manner, for his accom- votion to home and country, are objects that and, ineeed, thq whole village of A Itamont A low cry broke from the lips of Honors ble, and stood looking with indolent cu
fill with patriotic emo tion , the heart of every riosity upon the game of the young peo
modation, subjects the Governor to much in a great state of excitement, from the ' as her hands flew up and covered her face.
Amer d ica ti n u citi t zen, . M ay . they be ch b eriaed i and'Come, Mr. Hove! I declare, you
inconvenience, oftentimes vexatious and fact that the celebrate I heiress, Miss I After a minute or two she dropped them, pie.
annoying. A suitable house cannot al- c i l t e ti f tl et i l tb e ert u ntil patriotism ceases t virtue 1
Honore Pattie, had just stopped there, and . shall have your fortune told !'
ebe 'mown only as a name. and looking him steadily in the kce, said
ways be obtained here, and in that event . passed through on her way home. sWell, well—the commands of young
The true glory and greatness of a nation with quiet firmness--
he is compelled to be shut up in the rooms consist, not alone in the number, privileges or Those who had been so happy as tobe
'You dou b t l ess wonder at my emotion. I ladies ere not to di so b eyed , '
of a hotel, or crowded with his family in intellectual superiority of her people, her me• catch a glimpse of her face, vied with ,
ant . Itthiew i ng l the old man, pliantly, as he extended his
o some small and obscure dwelling, alike tarsal wealth or physical strength, nor politi• each other in praise of her many charms,hand and drew a cod, which he passed to
the summer in which that prediction was 1
unfitted for dontestic comfort, or the exhi• cal position or form of government. "Right- • while those who had not, listened with ea-[ the Sybil.
made to yon, I was in Baltimore with my
bition of the amenities and courtesies of eousness exalteth a nation," and "happy is I guineas, and looked forward to indemnify- grandmother, and with Mrs. Willoughby, Amid a profound silence, and in a sob
social life. It should be remembered that F that people whose God is the Lord.' Our themselves by seeing her at church the who was then Miss Heine. Curiosity ems voice, she read—
ethers trusted iu Him, and were not disap
the Governor of the Commonwealth is re- ' next morning. 'Thy fate looms full of horror I From
' pointed. Recognizing Him as the Sovereign • took us to the rooms of the Egyptian, who
garded as the representative of the pee- Ruler dilations and men; invoicing a cone.. 'f he next day, Godfrey Detente attended was then practicing in that city. Ana al. false friends,
Near at hand, perdition threatens thee !
pie, socially, as well as politically, and attee of His watchful care over the interests of church, where he saw and fell in love with ter some such preparations as he had used
A fearful alga stands in thy
cl ose of life!
therefore he should be enabled, by every the Coininonwealth, and Elie blessing upon the most beautiful pod intellectual•looking In your case, he cast my horoscope and Au enemy—a fiend lurks close behind
proper appliance, to represent truly their Your official labors—may your acts and the girl he had ever beheld. , Froinehe cheap- read my future. It was this, that before The radiance of thy plant.-oh, be
social virtues and character. This he acts of those who may succeed us in the ad- , nests and simplicity of her attire, he suppo- Imy twentieth birthday, I should be a bride warned I' .
cannot do, to the extent desired, on the
andres o u f b i tt he bi f government , us ea a in their else
deed her to be some poor dependent of Ma- I but never a wife, for that the lalal form of 'Maw ! what serious mockery I' ex
very meagre salary he receives; and I out er , .. patriotism
.. ' I dame Auderly'a, in whose pew she sat.-- I the scaffold arose between the nuptial ben
d! ' t ruth tr claimed the old man , scornfully, as he
manUEVIII m00r, 11.0 mime ce can
do not hesitate to a ffi rm that no one oecu.
Godfrey was . comp l e t e l y cap tiv a ted , I ediclion an . the 6ridal chamber. Such
sanction and approve. ted and turned away, and gave place to his neph•
pying this office can, without drawing JAMES POLLOCK. he resolved at once to woo, and, if pool- I were the words of the prophecy ' She ow, who had all the while been posted be
largely on his private income, exercise the EXECUTIVE CHAMBER, 1 file, win this lovely being for his wife, poor ' spoke with a soleMnity that seemed to over- hind h., peeping over his shoulder.
hospitalities or maintain tho dignity prop. Harrisburg, January 6, 1858. j girl though she was. He was glad she shadow every other feeling. , Wlll you permit me to test my for-
Orly associated with the position. I have B O N E ... 4.1
...RAVIN. Take two ounces of was poor, because she ceuld for that rea' 1 -- - tune 1' inquired the 'fascinating' Dr. Haws
avoided all useless expenditures, and yet murcurial ointment, one ounce , of iodine son be more easily won. But on accompe CHAPTER u. 'And what would YOU with the Sy UR ?'
the salary rece.ved, has been wholly in• ointment, two ounces of camphor, and six nyag Mr Willoughby, the clergyman, Taa ISYBIL'BIOIII.OI.Z. was the response.
sufficient to defray the expenses necessa• ounces oil origanum; warm, and mix tho- and his brother-in•low, Ernest Heine, home 'I would know the future.'
roughly by holding the dish n warm
Keep the after church, what was his astonishment
rily incurred. This should not be per. n
water.— Apply twice, daily. 'Draw P said the Sybil, in a tone of as
mated. Every consideration of public e horse dry while applying. Rub on the and dismay at being introduced to the sup- sumed sternness
policy, every honorable impulse of proper mixture with the hand; it will cure in five posed "poor girl," whom he found to be no Smiling his graceful but most sinister
State pride, require that the Chief Execu. days. other than the celebrated Miss Elonora smile, the doctor drew a card, and passed
five Officer of the Commonwealth should Paula, the greatest heiress and belle, as
STove PIPES.-- Linseed oil laid upon it to the reader.
be provided with a suitable residence, at pipes when warm, not hot, and kept at a well as the best and noblest girl, in the 'Hear !' said the,latter, lilting the tablet
the Seat of Government, and with a sale- low temperature five or six hours, will Im. State of Virginia. She greeted him evr- of fate, and•reading •
ry adequate, to the expenditure incident to port a fine lustre. One gill will serve for dially, and in a few minutes the company 'I know thee I—thou fearest the solemn
h•H high official position. half a dozen joints. were busily engaged in conversation. The night!
LIBERTY AND UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE. "
OF AN EVENING.
BY EMMA D. E. N. SOUTUDOwni.
CHAP I ER I,
THE ASTROLOGER's riaDICTION.
Reading, a few weeks since, one of De
Quincey's papers—" Three Memorable
Murders,"—recalled to my mind the
strange circumstances of one of the most that black art.'- , ..
mysterious domestic dramas that ever 'A prediction,' exclaimed Mrs. %VI ' delicate, pensive women, with a sort of him with the deepest interest—there was 'one after another, the remnants of her
taxed the ingenuity of man, or required loughby, drawing near, with eager inter- ' sad, moonlight face, beaming softly out that upon his brow that she had never seen I once costly wardrobe and jewelry.
the flight of time to develop. est, between her fleecy locks of jet. before. On the last day of December of the
The locality of our story lies amid one .y,, s , ma d am ,' replied Mr. Dulanie, And last of all, to the astonishment of . The next in tam was Agnes. Turn- year which our story opens, Rachel was
of wildest and picturesque regions of the smiling, 'a prediction which, if I believed, everybody, came old Hugh Howe, who ing to her, Rose said : without food, light or tire, and that very
i had been invited as a matter of courtesy, ,
Old Dominion, where the heel venters of would certainly dispose me to favor the Ott seek you in the magic circle, la
the Rappahannock wash the base of the abolishment of :be death penalty. Three and was not in the least degree expated dy ~ Little Mary was moaning for bread, and
day the rent must be pool.
Blue Ridge. to make his appearance.
years since, while I was ~.ijourning for a iMy destiny,' answered the luscious I aar Y in g
The precise spot—Crossland—is a sub I short time in the oily of Richmond, on my : He cum: not alone. On his arm he tones. with cold.
The drunten father was at the dram.
. _ . brought e-- irl, u ninvited but whom
HUNTINGDON, PA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20', 1858.
topic of "capital punishment" having,' lady, in his borrow once sent off cards of ! With her piercing stars, and her deep : mr.A . T I D grny?EAn e
been started, Godfrey turned to Honors invitation to some of the neighbors to visit ! winds' mightl—
There's a tone in her voice thou fain A TALE OF cove AND R TRIBUTE.
1 and said : her that evening. M
WollidSt shun I Rachel Rently, the lovely daughter of
.1 make an especial personal interest in 1 When tea sae over, the company ad-
For it asks what the secret soul bath done!!
1 one of the richest merchants of London,
hevingcapital punishment aboli,hed—Miss lourned to the drawiag.room, where, soon
And thou !—there' s a weight 'on thine !
Paste, do you believe in astrology ?' ' after, the guests invited for the evening,, away!— '• '
hem. m i ! honing married George Ho ff man, one of
Ilonorn started. fixed her eyes intently joined tbem. Back to thy lie and pray l' i her farmer's clerks, during the old man's
upon the questioner, and then withdraw- , First cam., Father O'Louhetty the parl 'Look ! I declare how pale the doe. i absence in India, he on his return dim
ing them answered— , ash priest of St, Andrew's Church, at tor has growr. I' exclaimed the flippant I herited her and discharged George. The
'Sir, why do you ask me if I believe in Crossland. , Jessie. 'One would really think, to look latter being overwhelmed by disappoint
astrology ?' 1 The next arrivals were Mr and Mrs. at him, that 'a deep remorse for some un- merit, took to drink, and in a few years
Willoughby, and Mr, Heine.
'Because. Miss Paule, [ was snout to re- I became a hibituel drunkard ; his wife sup
' acted crime' preyed on him.'
!' said the latter 1
late for your amuse a prediction that was ! Immediately after them came Dr. and 'N onse ns e r jug g lery p orting herself and two children—Rich
made concerning myself, by a professor of Mrs. Henry Hawe—the doctor, a man of turning away to conceal his agitation. ard, now a fine boy in his thirteenth year,
• ' great fashion and elegance, the lady, a The eyes of Honera Paula followed and Mary. a sweet child of six—by selling,
The next day Honors informed her'
grandmother, Madame Auderly, of Gad
frey's presence in the neighborhood, aud
the old lady sent her only brother, Colonel
Shannon, to fetch him to Piedmont. God
frey accepted the invitation. Ott his arri
val he found that General Sterne, the go
vernor elect of Virginia, and his son. had
just taken up their quarters, for several
days, with Madame Auderly; and the old
`ij. 1 f ir
The above is the commencement of
Mrs. Southworth's great story, which is
now being published in the New York
Ledger. We give thin as a sample; but
it is only the beginning of this most inter
esting, fascinating, and beautiful tale—the
balance, or continuation of it, can only be
found in the New York Ledger, the great
family paper, for which the most dopular
writers in the county contribute, and which
can be found at all the stores throughout
the city and country, where papers are
sold. Remember and ask for the New
York Ledger of January 16, and in it
you will get the continuation of the story
from where it leaves oft here. If you
cannot get a copy from any news office,
the publisher of the Ledger will mail you
a copy on the receipt of five cents.
The Ledger is mailed, to subscribers,
at *2 a year, or two copies for *3. Ad
dress your letters to 'Robert Bonner, pub
lisher, 44 Ann street, New York. It is
the handsomest and best family paper in
the country. elegantly illustrated, and
characterized by a high moral tone.
The story is, of itself alone, worth the
price of the Ledger. To peruse tha his
tory 01 the lovely heroine, Miss Pante—
how she wine to be a bride for only en
evening, and all the strange and absorbing
particulars connected therewith, will be a
treat for all who take the trouble to get
tier smile .so soft, her heart so kind,
Her voice for pity's tones as fit, '
All speak her woman;—bat her mind
Lifts her where bards and sages sit.
WHAT IS MAN young lady an
swers thing to waltz with, a thing
flirt with, to take one to ?laces of amuse
ment, to laugh at, to be married to, to pay
one's bills, to keep one comfortably." Not
far front the truth.
VOL. XXIII. N . 3.
The question had to be repeated several
times before she could get an answer.
"Can't tell the names of any of my cus
tomers," replied the mistress of "The
Crown and Magpie." snappishly.
•'Perhaps you will oblige me by asset
"Too busy, ma'am ! Hot water Sally !
Three and eight pence, sir. Half-and-half
.'You can't go in there !" shouted the
landlady, as Cache! was snaking her way
towards the. parlor, "Mine is a respecta
ble house, I allow no females beyond the
“But I am Mr. Hallman's wife.”
"So they all asY," answered the woman
with a sneer.
There was coarse, mocking laugh from
the crowd of half drunken wretches stand
ing near. The eyes of Richard Bashed
angrily; but the voice, and still more, the
imploring look of mother restrained him,
•Let us re.urn home, she said, in a des
dairing tone. "1 feel faint and sick at
And leaning on the arm of her son, the
unhappy wife tottered rather than walked
from the place.
Tho keen, frosty air partially restored
her strength and Rachel proceeded with
her children till Ahe reached the thorough
fare leading through St. Margaret's church
yard towards the Alnionry, when a faint
moan from Mary, whom she still carried
in her arms, arreeted her steps. She
placed her hand under the thin faded
shawl which covered her; the child W4B
cold an ice, and shivering, as if seized with
an ague fit.
"She is dying !" groaned the terror
stricken parent—"dying for want of
• The heart of her boy could endure no
more—it wee breaktnit. The cup of mie-