Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, July 13, 1859, Image 1

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Soroffila, or King's Evil,
is a constitutional disease, a corruption of the
blood, by which this fluid becomes vitiated,
weak, and poor. Being in the circulation, it
pervades the whole body, used may burst out
in disease on any part of it. No organ is free
from its attacks, nor is there one which it may
sot destroy. The scrofulous taint is variously
mused by memorial disease, low living, dis
ordered or unhealthy food, impure air, filth
and filthy habits, the depressing vices, and,
above all, by the venereal infection. What
ever be its origin, it is hereditary in the con
stitution, descending .. from parents to children
unto the third and fourth generation ;" indeed,
it seems to be the rod of Him who says, ..1
will visit the iniquities of the fathers upon
their children."
Its effects commence by deposition from the
blood of corrupt or ulcerous matter, which, is
the lunge, liver, and internal orgarait is termed
tubercles; in the glands, swelling.; and on
the surface, eruptions or sores. This foul cur.
toption, which genders in the blood, depresut
the energise of life, so that scrofulous comfit.
lions not only ruffer from scrofulous com
plaints, but they have far lose power to with
stood the attacks of other disease.; conee
queutly, Tut numbers perish by disorders
which, although not scrofulous in their nature,
are still rendered fatal by this taint in the
system. Moat of the consumption which do
minates the human family bas its origin directly
In this scrofulous contamination; and many
destructive diseases of the liver, kidneys, brain,
and, indeed, of all the organs, arise from or
ere aggravated by the game cause.
One quarter of all our people are scrofulous;
their persons are invaded by this lurking in.
fection, and their health is undermined by it.
To clearue it from the system we must renovate
the blood by an alterative medicine, and in
vigorate it by healthy food and exercise.
look a tnedirone wo supply in
Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla,
dm meet effeetual remedy which the medical
skill of our times can devise for this every
whet , * prevailing and fatal malady. It is com
bined front the most active remcdials that have
been discovered for the expurgation of this foal
disorder from the blood, and the rescue of the
ustem from its destructive consequences.
Hence it should be employed for the cure of
sot only scrofula, but also those other affec
tions which arise front it, each as Eiturrtvn
sand Bus Di , ar. ATITHONT'M FISH,
Roes,. or Banuretae, PIMPLI3B, Formats,
Isomer, Burnie .and Botta, Tomon., TETI'S
and Bars Razor, SCALD HILL% Rixowoisr,
lizoossrms, Iltratirrto and Matteotti/a. Dui
suit, Diorsr, DTArIPIDA, DZBILITY, and,
izideed, au. Commtutrs AMINO mos
Imo it 'scum lhoop. The popular belief
iwpswity of the bloat" is founded in truth,
fer scrofula is a degeneration of the blood. The
particular purpose and virtue of this Samapa
tills is to purify and regenerate this vital fluid,
without which sound health is impossible is
contaminated constitutions.
Ayer's Cathartic Pills, .
earammell that disease within the range of
!pair astion can rarely withstand or evade them
Their penetrating properties search, and cleanse,
and invigorate every portion of the human organ
ism, cerreeting its dimmed action, and restonng
be healthy vitalities. Asa consequence of these
properties, the invalid who is bowed down with
pals or physical debility is astonished to find his
Issalth or energy restored by a remedy at once so
simple and inviting.
Not only do they sum t h e every-day complaints
of every body, but also many formidable and
&aggro. diseases. Tho agent below named is
pleased to furnish gratis my American Almanac,
Containing certifioatoe of their cures and directions
for their use in the following complaints: Costive
nom, Heartburn, Headache arieing.fivm disordered
fttoetach, Nausea, Indigestion, Pain in and Morbid
Inaction of the Bowels, Flatuleney, Loss of Apge-
Me, Jawlike*, and other kindred complaints,
arising from n low state of the body or obstruction
of its fractions.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
YOR ill. .1.11; CORD OP
Coughs, Colds, Influenza, Hoarseness,
' Croup, Bronchitis, Incipient Consump.
lion, and for the relief of Consumptive
Patients In advanced stages of the
So wide le the field of its usefulness and so nu
merous are the Clll.ll of its curse, that almost
very section of country abounds in persons pub
licly known, who have been restored from alarming
cad even desperate disease. of the lungs by its
see. When once tried, its superiority over every
other medicine of its kind is too apparent to escape
observation, and where its virtues are known, the
public no longer hesitate what antidote to employ
for the distreesing and dangerous affections of the
pulmonary organs that are incident to our climate.
While many inferior remedies thrust upon the
community have failed and been discarded, tide
►as gained friends by every trial, conferred benefits
on the afflicted they can never forgot, and pro
duced cures too numerous and too remarkable to
be forgotten. .. 0.. own no
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Jo= READ, Agent Huntingdon, Pa.
Nov. 10, 1058.—1 y.
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the largest, most extensively patronized and
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357 students attending daily.
March, 1859.
Usual time to complete a full coure, from G
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is guaranteed to be competent to manage the
Books of any Business, and qualified to earn a
salary of from
$llOO to $lOOO.
Students enter at any time—No Vacation—
Review at pleasure.
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awarded in 1558.
sta-Ministers' Sou received at half price.
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Journal ofbee.
The noblest men I know on earth,
Are men whose hands are brown with toil,
Who, backed by no ancestral graves,
Flew down the woods and till the soil ;
And win thereby a prouder fame
Than follows king or warrior's name.
The working men, whate'er their task,
To carve the stone or bear the hod—
They wear upon their honest brows
The royal stamp and seal of God I
And brighter are the drops of sweat
Than diamonds in acoronet I
God bless the noble working men
Who rear the cities of the plain,
Who dig the mines and build the ships,
And drive the commerce of the main
Gavebless them, for their swarthy hands
Gave wrought the glory of all lands.
A little word in kindness spoken,
A motion or a tear,
Has often healed a heart that's broken,
And made a friend sincere.
A word, a look, has crushed to earth
Fel many a budding Hower,
Which, had a smile but owned its birth,
Would bless life's darkest hour.
Then deem it not an idle thing
A pleasant word to speak ;
The thee you wear, the thoughts you bring
A heart may heal or break.
Joe Gliolson, of Texas Rangers, was
once 'treed by Indians, as he called it,
upon a rock (situated in the middle of a
large prairie) some thirty feet high and
'perpendicular en all sides but one, and
that plague) hard to climb. His only
companion in thispredicament way an itin
erant preacher named Langworthy, who
was a brave man and a dead shot, Five
of their comrades had teen killed by the
Kioways before they could reach the shel
ter of the rocks. Joe and the preacher
had plenty of powder and about fifty bul•
lets each ; (or provisions they had a coup.
le of wild turkeys which Lang worthy had
shot a little while before ; and their forti
fications consisted of a breastwork of loose
stones erected a-ound the summit of the
rock, The way in which , iboe (106 , niiarl
themselves against tho Kioways I'll give
in Gholson's own words, as he told it to a
company of Rangers before their bivouac
fire, After a few yrsliihinary remarks,'
the old Ranger proceeded to tell as fol.
lows ;
"It was not long before we disccvered
that many of the Indians had gone to their
camp. and now were returning mounted.
In a little time they were all on horseback,
and began to make a wide circuit about us,
which they gradually diminished, till when
they were within rifle shot distance, they
threw themselves upon the outer side of
their animals, so as completely to cover
their bodies. In this position they would
fire upon us, from under the necks of their
mustangs. Thick and fast the arrows fell
about us; some tailing on the spot where
we stood, and others striking into crevices
of our breastwork.
' , But all this time we were not idle.—
The parson rvatchod his chance, and when
an arm or foot of our enemies was left un
covered he planted a shot into it, and sent
the owner yelling from the ring. Now
and then one of them would receive a
mortal wound, and tumble from his horse;
and when his comrades gathered about
him to bear him from the ground, we would
both pour into them as rapid as we could
load and fire. In this way we soon dis
posed of eight or ten of the red rascals,
when they withdrew again to the edge of
the thither and held another council of war.
Whatever their decision was, they did
not attempt to.renew the fight that night.
"Fortunately for us, it was a calm, moon
light night; and, though at a distance, we
could perceive that mounted patrols con
tinually circled about us, to prevent our
escape—none approaching within reach
of our rules, I took advantage of this to
descend to the plain, and run out to a lit
tle clump of dwarf oaks, where I obtained
en armful of dried limbs, with which I re
turned to the rock, and kindled a fire when
we regaled our empty stomachs with one ,
of the parson's turkeys, cooked upon, the
embers. This cemforthble meal, though
without. water to wash it down, was of great
benefit to us, as it enabled us the better to
endure the anxious and dreary watch of
that long night.
ttAt length, however, the gray streaks
of dawn streamed up from the horizon, an
nouncing the approach of another day, in
all probability the last we had to behold,
when a fierce and prolonged yell from
the timber warned us of the approach of
our enemieo.
"They had collected their pack horses,
covered them with tents. tent poles and
other paraphernalia of their encampment,
and having fastened them together by
their heads, started them out en the prai•
vie, themselves keeping close behind them l i
on foot. At first they drove them directly
towards or, but soon changed their course
to the right and made a circuit about us;
always keeping the animals between us
and themselves. Thus they proceeded
till they reached the western side, when
they turned their horses' heads ngain to
wards us. We now divined their intem
tion, which was no other than to assault
us on that side under cover of their novel
breastwork. It was a strategy worthy of
more enlightened warners, and one likely
to prove serious to us.
"Now my friend,' cried the parson, as
he examined the condition of his rifle,
'now comes the tug of war. But our shots
must first be directed against their moving
breastworks. We must shoot down their
mustangs and bring them to a stand,'
and as he spoke he ranged his eye along
his long rifle and fired. One of the horses
fell. But without halting, an Indian ran
up from the rear, between them, and cut
the dying animal from the rest. Again
and again we heed, each time killing or
wounding an animal, and throwing them
into considerable confusion. Still, howev
er, the Indians c.intinued to approach anu
anon began to return our fire; and in a
few moments discharged a rapidly falling
shower of balls and arrows upon us. lam
certain we did not lose many. shots, and in
less lime than it takes to tell it, we had
killed and disabled two thirds e of their mus
tangs and a good number of the savages,
now with no other shelter than the bodies
strewed along the prairie. The parson
was a better shot than I, and I preferred
to leave the Indians to him while I contin
ued to fire upon the packing horses.
"About fifteen or twenty of the Indians
hod now succeeded in reaching within
' about one hundred feat of the rock, when
raising a wild whoop, they sprang out from
behind the cover of their remaining horses
and charged furiously towards us. At
first we received them with out rifles, but
we had no time to reload them before they
were open us, hurling their arrows through
the air, and brandishina their kruv.",srui
lances with the most savage procity.
"Still we remained unhurt, and when
they reached the lower edge of the rock
we dropped our rifles and hurled the stones
of our breastworks down upon them with
such crashing and murderous effect, that
they were forced to fall back again, drag
ging their killed and wounded with them
to the rear of their horses. Now the fi
ring ceased ; and after a few moments ap
parently occupied by the Indians in con
sultation, to our surprise, one of their main•
ber, stripping from his person a white
shirt, and tying it to the end of his gun
stick boldly advanced towards us, and in
very good Spanish enquired if we would
have a short talk with them, To this we
assented, not, however, with the hope of
making favorable terms with them; but we
were, in fact, almost destitute of ammuni
tion. We had done them too unich dam•
age to hope for any terms short of death.
The bearer of the 'flag' then said they
were Ktoways, and .hat their chief,Mucho
Toro, (Big Bull,) promised if we would
surrender without further fighting, to spare
our lives; and as we nem big braves, we
should be kindly treated, and adopted into
their tribe in place of some of their own
warriors whom we had killed.
I replied, after consulting with the par
son, that we could not think of accepting
their terms, and added on my own account
that one of us, pointing to my companion,
was a great medicine man, who was pos•
sessed of a charm which would not fail to
save us yet.
The Indian returned with our reply,
and forthwith they re-commenced the at
tack. Still we continued to defend our
selves, until my bullet pouch being empty,
I was forced to throw away my weapon as
the parson's balls would not fit the barrel.
And after a few more dischorges, he also,
discovered that he had spent his last shot.
" Now, indeed, we were at the mercy
of our foes, who immediately understood
our eituation. But while the supply of
loose stoners should hold out, dared not
again assult our strong position. Again
the white flag approached and offered a
talk. This time we were willing to come
to terms, and inquired what was their best
"The Kioways are not wolves, and
they know how to respect great braves,'
said the Indian.
We will not kill you, though you have
made the prairie grass red with the blood
of our warriors. We will give you a
chance for your lives, and let you prove
the power of your medicine man. Look !'
and the Indian pointed to a solitary mez.
quite tree standing about two hundred
yards from the rock. !Let your big medi
cine protect him. if it will, while he rune
the knife gauntlet to yen tre,i. If he es
capes unharmed, the Great Spirit has wil
led it so, and you shall bath depart in
peace ; the words of a Kioviay are true ;
Mucho Toro has said it.'
"When shall the trial be made 1' in
quired the preacher.
Ija an hour,' answered the
"So be it : any to your chief that I ac•
cept his terms and will be in readiness hr
the race. " And the good preacher, turn
ing to me, clasped my hand lightly in his
own, while hie face lighted up with a
bright glow of cor.ficlence: My good
friend,' he exclaimed, it was a lucky
thought to say I was a medicine man, for
I can see the hand of a kind Providence
in it, lam certain I shall win the race
without a scratch, and our lives shall be
safe ; for I have heard much of Mucho
'l'oro and am satisfied that he will keep his
Parson Langworthy, said I, • you shall
not run the gauntlet. I shall run that
race myself !'
'Tut, Tut, man !—you don't know
what you say, Remember, both our lives
are depending upon the result, and failure,
even a drop of blooa, would be the sen
tence of d eath to us both. I must run—
for I have traveled that road once before
—and know how to take all advantage,—
The same God that looked down and pro-
tected me then, and has stood by us in the
fight today, will save me now. He will
dull the knives of the savages. arid paral
yze their arms. I'm sure of success—so
not another word, trust in a protecting
Before the hour waa terminated, the
chef had assembled his warriors, now
numbering scarcely thirty, and arranged
them in two lines. deployed front the base
of the rock, over the prairie of the Inez.
quite. Each warrior was naked to the
waist .d armed with his long knife, held
dagger wise over his head; They stood
with the right foot extended and within four
feet of each other, face to face. Through
this narrow lane, with the:r u m s siiemg
was the brave man
about to run. It was indeed a run
for life.
"Never, so long as life endures, shall I
forget the calm, dignified confidence of
that noble roul.
'.He was cool, and even joyous, as if the
race before him was only a trial of speed,
on nn ordinary holiday occasion ; and hut
features wore an expression of godlike
beauty and grandeur, which I had never
before beheld in any human face.
"My faith, however, in the result, was
not like his ; and when the chief beckoned
to him to descend to the fearful ordeal—l
could not look upon him; but turned away
Imy head to hide my bursting grief. But
I was riveted to the spot ; and he had no
soarer reached the ground, than I was for
ced by an irresistable impulse to gaze on
the fearfully exciting scene.
"The brave mon had stripped off his
clothing to his drawers, and tightening
his belt, stood forth a tall but perfect spe
cimen of vigorous manhood, and awaited
the signal to start ; and when the chief
gave it, he dashed forward like an arrow
from a strong bow. Down glanced the
shining blades, and the deadly files pres
sed closer upon each other, while in their
wild excitement, the savages filled the air
with their fierce yells and slashed at the
flying victim, with all the fury of their
revengful natures.
" But he eluded their blows now throw
ing up their murderous hands, and now
almost creeping past them on his breast.—
Then again springing with the agility of
a 4 buck through the air, and kicking the
knives from the grasp of his assailants and
dashing the excited warriors right and left
till at length with a desperate leap he
cleared full twenty feet beyond the goal.
He was saved, and kneeling there with
the disappointed savages yelling and gath
ering about him, with furious gestures—
still threatening his life—the good brave
man poured his grateful thanks into the
listening ear of Him, whose true servant he
' , ln another hour we had recovered our
horses, end had left behind us the scene of
our late excitement; but when we were
miles away, the baffled Kioways were still
engaged in depositing their dead warriors
beneath the grass of the prairie."
ILA' An old dnrkey was endeavoring to
expl lin hit. unfortunate condition :
( You see,' remarked Sambo, 'it was in
die way as far as I 'member. Fust my (ad
der died, and den my mudder married
again, and den my mudder died, and den
my (adder married again, and somehow I
doesn't seem to have no parents at all, nor
no horn., nor nuffin.'
Essays from the Desk of Poor Rob-
ert the Scribe.
Be honest, and 'tis clear as light,
You'll make by far moat money by't,
The profits that are got by cheating,
Are very few and very fleeting.
Experience proves the adage true;
Then never lose it from your view.
When I was' a little fellow, just old
enough to be mischievous, I was beset by
a parcel of my companions, to ga and pil
fer the petrson's pears. Down by the aide
of the brook that flows into Applebury
pond, back of the parson's house, was a
beautiful meadow, in the midst of which
stood the pear tree. It was large—hung
full, and they were of the moat delicious
Whether I was afraid of a flogging—
whether respect for the parson (for in
those days children were brought up to
respect the pious) prevented sac; or whetk
er I was deterred by the recollection of my
bad luck in pilfering melons—l can't now
remember, but I told them decidedly I
would have nothing to do in the matter,
and did all in my power to dissuade them
from the enterprise.
I don't know how but it so happened,
that my honesty came to the parson's:. ears
and on Saturday I received an invitation
to go and see him. Away I went, conscious
that 1 had done no wrong;—how light
beats the heart of innocence. The good
man met me at the door:—"Robert," said
he, taking my hand, "I have heard that
you refused to join the pilfering of my
pears. Now I mean to convince you that
'Honesty is the best policy,' 'Here,' ad
ded he, placing a basket of the finest fruit
before me, 'eat •shat you please, and take
as many as you can carry." I felt at that
moment happier than Napoleon with em•
pires at his feet. And the circumstance
led me to remark early in life, the conse
quence of an adherence to the maxim.
There was at A pplebury a merchant,
F 6,1 one farmer
to another. ''Why, at Mr. Upright's,"
replied the first. "His weights and mess•
tires always hold out. I had as lief send a
child as a grown person to his store, for
the matter of his being treated well. I
don't pretend to know the value of some
sorts of goods, myself, but he has but one
price, and never takes advantage of any
one's ignorance." I marked the conse•
quence. Upright grew rich and respec
ted; and fully experienced the truth of the
maxim, that—Honesty is the best policy,
There, too, was lawyer Aimwell:—He
never flattered you about your cause for
the sake of money, bat would tell you
plainly his opinion, even though he lost a
fee by it. Nor would he ever advocate a
suit that he knew to be unjust. His es
tablished character drew business from
every quarter, and he realized, in a fortune
of five thousand pounds. and the esteem of
his fellow men, the correctness of the max
im that—Honesty is the best policy.
But there was rich Ardenburg, who
had a large farm given him by his father.
One of the merchants had advertised for
tallow to send off to New York. Rich
George had killed a number of fat cattle,
and as the tallow was to be sent away im
mediately, he thought it a good time to dis
pose of it. It was weighed. Everybody
thought it was astonishingly heavy. Dick
Artly, who att"nded the store, being some
what suspicious, and a little :rogush with
al, in removing one of the cakes, as though
by accident, let it fall plump on the floor.
It split open—and lo! in the middle was a
large stone! Poor George looked like a
sheep stealer, He was hooted out of town.
His match was broken oft with the amiable
Miss Arabella Bromley; he was turned
out of the militia office he held, and finally
was compelled to sell his farm and move
off to Canada.
The blacksmith; the tailor;
The printer; the nxilor;
The hatter; the joiner;
The potter; the miner;
Time farmer; the physician;
Merchant; politician;
The saddler, and sawyer;
The priest, and the lawyer;
The painter, and glazier;
The mason; and grazier.
Will find that my maxim, so trite and so old,
To those who adopt it, brings honor and gold.
God a Rock.
" Who is a Rock, save our God Y"—David.
God is a rock to his people in three dis
tinct figurative senses.
1. In a military sense, rocks were natu
ral fortresses, places of defence and strength
against an invading foe. David sung, °The
Lord is my rook and my fortress, and my
Deliverer. Rocks in Palestine were lofty,
steep, precipitous; and hence, in those
stages of the science of war, they gave the
party that held them immense advantage
ever their assailants. So God was to his
people a great fortress—his very name, a
tower of strength. Embosomed in him,
they were entirely safe.
2. The rock in Palestine, cleft by na•
ture's convulsions, had huge fissures in
which men might hide themselves—or,
upheaved by the earth's internal forces, it
had cavern in which men sought shelter
and sometimes places of abode. Ilence
we so often read of those who dwell in the
clefts of the rock, or in caves of the moun
Thus again, God is a rock in whose
cleft we hide and are sate from the storm.
Oriental storms are sometimes terrific.—
Then, when the elements seem maddened
to fury, happy is he who finds the cleft of
a great rock for his shelter l If such tor
nadoes as have left terrific traces of their
sweep in the prostrate forests of narthern
Ohio, were to come down on any such
land e■ Pali shine, the few safe men, shel
tered in the clefts of her great works, would
comprehend this beautiful and expressive
3. Rocks afford the only absolutely solid
foundation for vast colossal structures.—
He who finds solid rock for the four cor
ners of his 'mince counts himself safe from
one formidable class cf dangers. In Pal.
estice—that land of melds, rocks and
floods—there was a force in the figure
which gave us the foolish man, building
his house on the sands; but than *visa man
building his upon a rock.
God is the rook of his people in this in
structive sense. They may build on Him
the temple of their future interest and des
times. Making him their foundation, they
may rest on him alone and wholly, Such
a foundation can never 'settle.' No storms
can ever wash it; no earthquakes shake
it ; no lightning reno it. Happy he who
can truthfully say, 4 . My flesh and my
heart laileth ; but God is the rock of my
heart and my portion forever."
1, Lalgh and grow fat," is an old eaw
the ending of whie.ll,3lloggh„kcio,yminig
the beginning.
Fun has its uses. Merriment has a
sanitary mission. Laughter is better than
laws mused by Boards, of Health. If one
would take a'seasonable and regular recre
ation, many a fit of sickness would be
The peregrinating hand-organ, with its
discordant harshness, is annoying ; but
across those gardens, from yonder street,
the music of one comes in, accompanying
a voice singing a cheerful air. At the first
strain our spirits bourded, and the pen
dropped; we found onrselves at the open
window listening . We had not been con
scious of heaviness or depression of spirits,
but as we heard that cheerful melody, we
felt an increasing buoyancy as if a super
incumbent mass of matter was being re
moved from us. Lighter and lighter we
felt, till oblivious to all but joy.
We were not the sole listeners to this
chance music. The maiden cleaning win
dows in . the house opposite dropped her
bare arms and stood like a statue; and one
in each of the next two houses opened the
doors and stood in silent enjoyment. A
man put his head and arms from a win
dow of the house beyond the corner gar.
den; and leaning forward, seemed afraid of
losing a tone of the music. Presently,
it ceased; and all of them disappeared in
the respective houses. They were all hap
pier for the music ; refreshed, the batter to
perform their duties.
Then, we felt how much good a real
hearty laugh would do one. It keeps life
from dragging, saves the mind from vague,
distracting appreheusiums, and the tulle.
tion of positive low spirits.
Lot us lat,gh ; whether or not we grow
Livingston (La.) Reporter has the follow.
ing singular relation of the casualties which
have happened to members of a family i t ,
that parish. It say s:
On Saturday last, the 4th inst., whilst
a negro boy, about 16 years old, belong.
ing to Capt. James H. Harvey, of Hog
Branch, in this parish, was holding a gun
it is supposed, between his knees, it sud
denly went off, and blew off the front part
of his head, causing instant death. Ile
was it appears, seated in a chair, endeav
oring to pull on a boot, when the catasiro
phy occurred. There seems to be a fatal
ity hanging over the Harvey family—
within our own recollection, some twelve
or fourteen years only, the following sud
den and aiolent deaths have occurred in
this faintly, First a stepmother was
gored and trampled to death by one of her
own cows; then four daughters, a son-in-
law two grand children and two slaves
were lost at one fell swoop, on the Lane
Maurepas, on the burnt up steamer Piny
Woods; then a son was stabbed, disembow
eled and slain by a drunken and furious
wretch, then a negro child was burnt to
death at home, and under their own eyes;
and lastly, this poor negro boy, of their
own raying, was thus accidentally killed.
Editor & Proprietor.
NO. 28.
Published by Bequest
Let mine eye the farewell make thee,
Which my lips refuse to speak—
Scorn me not, it, to forsake thee,
Makes my very manhood weak.
Joyless in our joy's eclipse, love,
Are love's tokens else divine
Cold the kisses of thy lips, love,
Damp the hands that's locke d mint
Once thy lip, to touch it only,
To my soul has sent a thrill—
Bweeter than the violet lonely,
Plucked in May time by the rill.
Garlands never more I'll fashion,
Roeee twine no more for thee
Summer's here, but ah, my passion,
Autumn dark has come for me.
Very Polite.
Just now, says the Bulletin, with ten mil
lions of specie going out of the country where
three come in, with Northern industry pars].
ped, and at a time when general indignation
is rapidly gathering at the infamous political
oppression which has caused this, some of our
cotemporaries are beginning to notice, "with
sincere pleasure," a much better feeling in the
South as regards the Union. To be sure they
notice it just now : now is the time of all times
to observe that phenomenon. For many years
our cotton friends have had nothing but con
stant prosperity. To keep a few thousand gen
tlemen in aristocratic ease, and enable their
relatives to fill the leading offices in the gift of
government, our millions of operatives have
been kept poor, and often on the brink of star.
sing. Now that people are beginning to awake,
and especially now that the feeling at the
North in reference to European events seems
to show that our srmpathy is with Piedmont,
and consequently likely in the long run to be
opposed to England, we find the fire•eatere
becoming very sweet indeed, and strongly op
posed to these imprudent and intemperate
friends of the institut ion who go too far. It is
quite time foe the flattering and oily words of
gammon to be applied. The last panic drove
this country to the very verge of protection,
and did more to render men indifferent to cite
enios than slavery ever did; and should fresh
distress, during the coming summer or fall,
burst over ns, then the cotton raisers and their
English allies may look oat. Perhaps Mr.
Buchan... party may yet discover that it
would have been good policy to try putting the
tariff up for a little while. A stitch in time
Bares nine. By sad by there will come the
milt in earnest, and will go up sever to come
down. and we ehall eland alone. *trona audslia.
enviable nation o. the the face of the earth.
. .
Decidedly these are not times to provoke the
virtual majority, and those are wise who scab
the Great Convention. Meanwhile let all the
enemies of American industry look out for
themselves, Through all the cloud. around
we can see better times coming I
Crittenden on a Republican Nomination.
The Washington correspondent of the
0. S. Journal says :
0 Some sycophant within our ranks proposed
to Crittenden the idea that the Republicans
should lake him up, and make him their can.
didate. Ile replied : " I could not carry a sin.
gle Southern State, as your Candidate, and
how ninny could you carry North, with ins for
your candidate! The party would sink me in
a Slave State, and I would sink the party in
the free States. No, Sir I It is not your policy
to take up a Southern slaveholdea "
l'recisely. It is complete folly to name
other than a Northern man as the next
candidate of the Republican party for the
Presidency. With a platform of Free,
National principles, such a man would
lead the party to a brilliant victory over
the Sham Democracy. In conjunction
with him a Southern man could run as
Vice President. Any other course adopted
by the Opposition could only result in as
ignominious defeat.
—ln looking over the names which for the last
twenty year. have figured largely in our public
affairs, no one can help being surprised at the
mutations he will find there. Many who were
leaders in the old Whig party when that party
was in its palmy days, have goon over to the
Democracy and become leaders there, while
among those who battled zealously and earnest
ly in the ranks of the latter organization, we
now recognize many of the chieftains of the
Opposition. The following instances will well
illustrate this:
In the days of the vehement struggle between
Gen. Jackson and the old United States Bank,
Rufus Choate and Caleb Cushing in Mast:ache
setts, Geo. Evans in Maine, the Ingersolls (at
filet) in Connecticut, Josiah Randall, William
B. Reed and Joseph R. Chandler in Pennsyl
vania, Henry A. Wise and It. M. T. Hunter in
Virginia, Win. Preston and the Wickliffe in
Kentucky, Robert Toombs and Alexander EL
Stephens in Georgia, Thos. L. Clingham iu N.
Carolina, Robert J. Walker, Senator Benjamin,
John Tyler, James B. Clay and others were vi
olent opponents of the administration of Gen.
Jackson, and active in advocatton of Whig
measures generally.
On the other hand, Goes. Morton, Banks and
Boutwell in Mass., Sen. Hamlin and Gov. Mor
rill, in Maine, Gov. Cleveland and Gideon
Wells in Conn., Sen. Preston King, Lt. Goy,
Selden, James Wadsworth, William C. Bryant,
D. Dzdlev Field, Judge Edmonds and hosts
more in New York ; Sen. Cameron, David
Wilmot, J. M. Read, A. H. Reeder, G. A.
Grow, de., in Penna.; Gov. Bissell, Senator
Trumbull, John Wentworth, de., in Illinois;
Francis P. Blair in Maryland and his distin.
goished eon in St. Louie; Judge Spaulding in
Ohio, Doolittle in Wisconsin, and othere,strong
supporters of Gen. Jackson, and Democrats in
later times, are now zealous Republicans.
Evu. Thouoirrs.—Have a care of evil
thoughts. Oh, the mischief they have
done in the world! Bad thoughts come
first, bed words follow, and bad actions
bring up the close. Strive against theml
Watch against them! Pray against
them! They prepare the way for the en
emy. _ .. .
Bad thought's a thief I He ants his part
Creeps thro' the windows of the heart ;
And it he once his way can win,
Be lets a hundred robbers in.