The Mariettian. (Marietta [Pa.]) 1861-18??, August 03, 1861, Image 1

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Having recently added a largo lot of new Jon
* .A ND CA RU TYPE, we are prepared 10 do all
kinds of
Plain and Thncy Printing,
Large Posters, with Cuts,
Sale Mils of all kinds,
Bail Tickets, eirruiars,
Cards, Programmes, 4T.,
lewerylhing in the Job Printing line will be
done ith neatness and dispatch, and at the
lowest possible rates.
16,000 Beautiful Sled Plate Engravings
of the Lard's Prager for sale.
he idea of representing - the Lord's Prayer
by an engraving, and of tunamenting and ar
ranging it in such a manner as to produce at
once a model of neatness and taste, was con
ceived and curried out by ORALS/3Y, the cele
brated Batik Note IMeraver of New York. It
4tOtallatillaiti With f , tictilisitively executed words
of "Our Father," and then follow in success
ion the, oilier parts tit the player, every phrase
of Which is engraved in the must elegant alai
111Stelai 'stoner. Near the bottom of the pie- .
lure is a superbly executed head of Our Sa
viour, and eneheling the upper part of the en
waving are ten a lii4Tls, each bearing one of
The engraving has rem vett the most unqual
ified pritise from the ieligious community, as
there is nothing of a .cciaring character about
it, having been rucommemted by clergyman of
all denominations. As sit ornament, it is otte
of the most splendid ever published in this
country, and is destined to tulle the place of a
pouer class of engravings. The size of the
pi* is 2U x 28 itich , s, and is unquestionably
the cheapest engraving ever (dim(' in thus
Who that loves art—who delights to study
a line engraving—who that would receive the
impressions which such a work is calculated
to impart, would fail to secure a copy whoa
the price is ONLY ON V. DOLLAR, with the
chance of securing for the sum in addition, a
Permanent home or itnother valuable gift
As a work of art this valuable and beautiful
eugraring is worth more then the dollar asked
for it, it will readily be acknowledged on an
inspection of it ; but the subscribers intend to
make a 1111 t Distribution to purchasers of tfig,
engraving of valuable prosetit3 of follows:
I Douse and Lot in Vont Borough.
2 Buggies, (Quinn S Painter's make, war
I Rockaway.
2 building Lots in York Borough.
Inn Valuable lit.ks.
libls. your, (Warranted.)
1000 Gold Cult Frames to suit Engraving of
the Lord's Prayer.
.1)0 0 Steel Plate Engravings, Birth of Christ.
Magnificent Lousing Glasses.
Gold and Silver Watches.
All kinds of Jewelry, embracing Cameos
Florentine, IThiNaic, Gold Stone, &.c., !sc.
A Gift worth from 50 cents to $;:i00.00 with
each engraving sold.
I‘ , hen the engravings are sold a meeting of
the purchasers will be called at Washington
Hull, York, Pa., when the Gifts named above
will be distributed in such a manner as the
purchasers may determine. The Purchasers
selecting tt committee of disinterested persons
to make the awards in such manner as they
!nay designate.
The proprietors from the favorable manner
in which this 'jilt Enterprise has been received,
and the number .f engravings already sold,
hope to be able to have the amount disposed
of by the Ist of July, '6l, and when all are
sold they will notify the purchasers, and have
the distribution of the 6111.4 proceeded with.
The engraving has received the commenda
tion of.the Reverend Clergy, our first citizens,
and indeed of all classes, wholeuter lint') it
with interest and spirit.
send One Whir, and 4 red stamps, to nay
postage on I.Mgraving, and you arc sure to
Det it by return mail with a Ticket in the
Add mss,
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We invite attentloli to some of the mom
imenduriens: From Rev. C. W. Thompson,
Fedor id St. John's Protestant Episcopal
Church, York, Pa.
Messrs. Au, & Warty :—The engraving
of the Lord's Prayer," which is now offered
for sale by, Messrs. Austin & Wehrly, of this
Borougn, is "got up" with much taste and
beauty, and might to recomend itself to public
attention—anything that will keep that noble
compasition before the mind and memory is
likely to do good. The work seems to me
only to require examination in order to be ad
mired, and I cannot but hope that the gentle
men who have in hand its distribition at so
moderate a rate, will be abundantly success
ful in their undertaking.
Float 11ev. E 1.. Hagan, Pastor of the Mora
vian Church 2 York, Pa.
York, Pa., Feb. 20, 1861.
Messrs. Austin & Wehrly:—slaving bad
the pleasure of ins,iecting Messrs. Austin &
Wehrly's splendid engraving of the Lord's
Troyer, 1 would cordially recommend it to the
favorable attention of their friends at York
and elsewhere. It is not only a beautiful or
nament for the dwelling of every christian
handy, but also a useful and edifying acquisi
tion fur Sunday Schools and similar benevolent
institutions. F. P. 1 - l agan.
Mr. John :Paths, Market-st., agent for Mari
etta and vicinity, where specimen engravings can
be seen and purchased.
JO UN BELL. Merchantlor,
Cor. of Market-st., and Elbow Lane, Marietta
11LATEFUL for past favors I would return
urmy thanks to my numerous friends and pa
trons and inform them that I still continue the
old business at the old stand, where i will be
pleased to see them at all times, and having a
full and splendid assortment of
which will be made up to order at the shortest
noyce by the best of workmen, and on reasona
ble terms, I would be pleased, therefore, to wait
upon my old customers and all who see proper
to patronize me hereafter. [Oct.:29-'56.
.2, BARRELS Monongahela Whisky just
10 received, which will be sold at the low
est niatket rates by the barrel or gallon at the
Enterprise Wine S.: Liquor Store.
A. D. RE..ESE, Mimi/ Joy.
UY one of those eaful SOF T
HATS lA, Causes b,
92 uti Market- st. .4
F'_ _~_ Barer, Prapri~tor_
VOL. 8.
The truest nobleman on earth,
Is he who loves to be
The first companion of the good,
The hero of the free. -
Who works undaunted for the poor,
- Who sees no rank in names,
Whoge hopes ascend to heaven in crowds,
As sparks fly up in flames!
Give me that nobleman of mind,
Who loves a noble cause ;
The right of labor's sturdy ions,
And freedom's righteous laws!
The hater of evil schemes
A tyrant may advance.;
A giant's strength about his heart,
Thoughts brilliant in his glanpi !
I love the nobleman of earth,
Wro' strives to bless the age ;
And leaves a glory that is caught
On history's faithful page!
Whose name tile millions love to lisp,
Truth's sure unflinching guest,
Who shines in love as does the sun
In palace of tire West!
De's deathless as the mighty skies,
When jewelled through with stars;
Could feet God's beauty in a blaze
Burst through the prison bars!
No mandate from the tyrant breaks
Ills spirit's upward bound;
While high on every liberal creed
His name is blazoned round !
And perjured kings may pass from earth,
Their pomp and lustre fade ;
But nature's nobleman unclasps
The cruel laws they've made.
His worshipped monarch is his God,
He leaves a name behind,
Flushed with effulgence that reflects
His majesty of mind!
STRIKINGLY TRUE.—Quilp, of the Boston
Post, gives the following as an infallible re
cipe for worrying an enemy; having seen it
tried on :
If any one wishes to know
The hest way to worry a foe,
Don't go to impeaching lus)ims;
Don't call him opprobrious names ;'
Don't say that he tipples or games;
Don't twit him of dyeing his hair;'
Don't sneer at his "2.40 mare ;"
Don't threaten his limbs or his life ;
Don't laugh at his daughter or wife;
Don't tell him to " look in the glass ;"
Don't call.him a fool or an ass;
Don't tell him he rides very ill;
Don't dun him with that " little bill ;',
Don't snub him, or slap him, or kick him';
Don't stab him, or stick him, or lick hits ;
There's a crueler trick to employ:—
Give a drum to his favorite boll!
deed a thing or beauty. Whether living
on the lips of gladsome youth, or flicker
ing on the dying features of worn out
age, it holds its beauty still. Whether
making loveliness yet more winsome( or
rendering ugliness less repulsive than its
wont, a smile yet holds its nature—yet
it is beautiful. Magic lurks therein, and
always the human heart as words never
can—quickens its quiet pulse, or soothes
and calms the hurried throb as they may
need. And beneath the encouraging
influence of one sweet, upholding smile,
the heart itself may change its mood—
may yield its mad intent, if not cast out
forever its evil promptings and its dark
propensities. And so may the smiles
of derision madden beyond what the
utmost words can do, even as the smile
of praise will spur humanity to great
and noble deeds beyond the approach
of all other promptings. Its silent pow
er sinks in the heart, and heals some
uew made thrust, as sweetly and gently
falls the mysterious dew from heaven.—
And a smile of love 1 It beams in the
mother's eyes as she sees beauty in her
infant's face, and a silent laugh of un
known joy from her darling babe, It
plays with stronger and more thtilling
magic on the maiden's lovely counte
nance, as her heart's idol meets her far
seeing eye, and draws near to let her
look of love loose none of its precious
value in needless distance between them.
And with deeper, purer joy, it conies to
the wife's glad face when her husband's
fond gaze tells how much is gained since
he first called her wife. holy, beautiful
indeed, is the smile of fathomless and
perfect love. Too seldom, indeed, does
it live—too seldom lightens heavy cares
and earthly sorrows. Too seldom does
it have birth—too often does it soon
leave life's pathway, even if fairly born
' and dearly welcomed there.
New Bread in Six Hours.—Alr.George
Wagner,of Upper Bern,Berks county,
Penn., on the 4th of July, brought sever
al loaves of bread to a grove when the
Hamburg Sunday schools were celebra
ing the day, the wheat out of which it
was made having been waving in the field
in the morning. The wheat was cradled
at 5 o'clock in the morning, threshed.
andtrotind in the mill, and baked inte,
bread before eleven o'clock.
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MARIET TA, AUG ST 3. 1861.
I am not going fur to tell you my life,
like a song or a story book. But to
give it to you short and handy, I'll put
it at once into a mouthful of English.—
In jail and out of jail, in jail and out of
jail, in jail and out of jail. There, you've
got it. That's my life pretty much, down
to such times as I got shipped ofr, arter
Pip stood my friend. I've been done
everything to, pretty well—except hang
ed. I've been locked up as much as a
silver tea-kettle, I've been carted here,
and carted there, and put out of this
town and put out of that town, and
stuck in the stocks, and whipped, and
worried and drove. I've no more notion
where I was born than you have—if so
much. I first became aware of myself
down in Essex, a thieving turnips for
my living. Summon run atvay from me
—a man— a tinker—and he'd took the
fire with him, and left me werry cold.—
know'd my name to be Magwitch,
chriseu'd Able. HoW did I know it
Much as I koow'd the birds' names in
the hedges to be chaffinch, sparrer,
thrush. I might have thought it was
all lies together, only as the birds' names
come out true I suppose mine did. So
fur as I could find, there warn't a soul
that see young Abel Magwitch, with at
little on him as in him, but wot.caught
fright at him, and either drove him off
or took him up. I was took up, took
up, took up, to that extent that I reg
'lady grow'd up took up. This is the
way it was, that when I was a ragged
little creetur, as much to be pitied as
ever I see (not that I looked in the glass
for there warn't many inside of furnished
houses known to me), I got the name of
being hardened. " This is a terribly
hardened one," they says to prison visi
tors, picking out me. " May be said to •
live in jails, this boy." Then they look
ed at me, and I looked at them, and they
measured niy head, some on 'em—they
had better measured my stomach—and
others on 'em gave me tracts what I
couldn't read, and made me speeches
what I couldn't understand. They al
wayswent on agen roe about the Devil.
But what the Devil was I to do?
must put something into my stomach,
mustn't I? Ilowsomever, I'm getting
low, and I know what's due. Dear boy
and Pip's comrade, don't you be afeerd
of me being low. Tramping, begging,
thieving, working sometimes when I
could—though that warn't as often as
you may think, till you put the question
whether you would ha' been over ready
to give me work yourselves—a bit of a
poacher, a bit of a laborer, a bit of a
wagoner, a bit of a hawker, a bit of most
things that don't pay and lead to trouble,
I got to be a man. A deserting soldier
in a Traveller's Rest, sot lay hid up to
the chin under a lot of taturs, learnt me
to read ; and a travelling Giant, wet
signed his name at a penny a time,
learnt me to write. I warn't locked up
as often now as formerly, but I wore out
my good share of key-metal still:
a late sermon before one of the Catho
lic churches in Albany, New York, the
Rev. Father Creedon said : " I wish
every man who can leave his family, to
enlist. This is the first country the
Irishman ever had that he could call
his own country. The flag of the stars
and stripes is the only flag he can fight
under and defend as his own flag. Now,
in the time of the nation's peril, let
every Irishman show that he is worthy
to be part of a great and glorious na
tionality. Now, when the American
flag is bombarded and struck down by
traitors, let every Irishman show that
he is true to the flag which always pro
tects him. 1 want every Irishman who
hears me to enlist if he can. There are
two classes whom I most despise—cow
ards and traitors ; and those who can
enlist and do not are either one or the
ire The treatment of persons poisoned
has hitherto been that of a chemical
decomposition of the poisonous substan
ces. It is now proposed to correct their
effects by another method—that of ad
ministering poisons of a depressing char
acter to counteract those of an exciting
one. This is the new Italian practice.
Thus laudanum has been neutraliied by
ca - The Latest Novelty in gentle
men's apparel, and one that is well suit
ed to these war times, is shirtfronts,
collars and wristbands of enameled steel.
They are said :to be perfectly elastic
and not to suggest to the wearer that
he is handcuffed.
Dollar a, -Year_
Brummel made one grand mistake in
his career as a Beau ; he outlived him-.
self. For some twenty-four years he
survived his flight from England, to
which country he never returned. For
a time be was an assiduous writer of
begging letters and the plague pf his
friends.' At length he obtained the ap,
poiotment of consul at the good old
Normal town of Caen. This was almost
a sinecure, and the Beau took good care
to keep it so. But no one can account
for the extraordinary step he took'soon
after entering on his consular duties.—
He wrote to Lord Palmerston, stating
that there were no duties attached to
the post, and recommending its aboli
tion. This act of suicide is partly ex
plained by a supposed desire to be ap
pointed to some more lively and more
lucrative consulate ; but in this the Beau
was mistaken. The consulate• at Caen
was vacated in accordance with his
suggestion, and Brummel was left penni
less, iu debt and to shift for himself.—:
With the aid of an English tradesman,
half grocer, half banker, he managed to
get through a period of his poverty, but
could not long subsist in this way, and
the punishment of his vanity and ex- -
travagance came at last in his old age.
A term of existence in prison did not
cure him, and when he was liberated he
again resumed his primrose gloves, his
Eau de Cologne and his patent vein i
for his boots, though at that time liter
ally supported by his friends with an
allowance of £l2O per annum. In the_
old days of Caen life this would have
been equal to £3OO a year in England,
and certainly quite enough for any bach
elor; but the Beau was real& a fool.—
For whom, for what should be dress and
polish'his boots, at such a quiet place as
Caen ? Yet he continued to do so, and
to run into debt for the polish. When
he confessed to having, "so help him
Heaven," not four francs in the world,
he was ordering this vcrnis r:c Guiion,
at five francs a bottle, from Paris, and
calling the provider of it a "scoundrel,"
because he ventured to ask for his money.
What foppery, what folly was all this
How truly worthy of the man who built
his fame on the reputation of a coat.—
Terrible indeed was the hardship that
followed his extravagance ; he was actu
ally compelled to exchange his white for .
a black cravat. Poor martyr ! after such
a trial it is impossible to be hard upon
him. So, too, the man who sent repeat
ed begging letters to the English grocer,
Armstrong, threw out of the window a
new dressing gown because it was not
of the pattern he wished to have.
Retribution for all this folly came in
time. His mind went even before his
health. Though only some sixty years
of age, almost the bloom of some .men's
life, he lost his memory and his powers
of attention. His old ill manners be
came positively bad manners. When
feasted and feted, he could find nothing
better to say than " What a half starved
turkey !" At last the Beau was reduced
to the level of that slovenliness which
he had considered as the next step to
perdition. Reduced to one pair of trow
sers, he had to remaiu in bed till they
were mended. lie grew indifferent to
his personal appearence, the surest sign
of decay. Driveling, wretched, in debt,
an object of contempt to all honest men,
he dragged_ on a miserable existence.—
Still with his boots in holes, and' all the
honor of beaudom gone rot ever, he clung
to the last of his Ean de Cologne, and
some few other luxuries, and went down,
a fool and a fop to the grave. To in
dulge his silly tastes Le had to part with
one piece of property after another, and
at length he was left with little else than
the locks of hair of which he had once
He is described in his last days as a
miserable, slovenly, half-witted old creat
ure, creeping about to the houses of a
few friends he retained, or who were
kind enough to notice him, still jeered
at by the gamins, and remarkable now,
not for the cleanliness, but the filthiness
and raggedness of his attire.
Poor old fool! one cannot but pity
him, when wretched, friendless and mis
erable as he was, we find him, still grhce
ful, in a pour cafe near the Palace Roy
ale, taking his cup of coffee, and wan
asked for the amount of his bill, answer
ing very vaguely "Oui, Madame, a la
pleine lune, a la pleine lune."
The driveliugs of old age are no fit
subjects for ridicule, yet in the case of
a-man who had sheered so freely at his
fellikw creatures, they may afford a use
ful letson. One of his fancies was to
give itnagiuN parties, when his tallow
dips were all set alight, and his servant
announced with proper decorum, "The
Dutchess of Devonshire," " Lord Alvan
ley," " Mr. Sheridan," or whom not.—
The poor old idiot received the imagin
ary visitor with the old bow, and talked
to them 'in the old strain, till his servant
announced their imaginary carriage, and
he was put driveling to bed. At last
the 'idiocy became a mania. Ile ate
enormously, and the man who looked up
on beer as the ne plus ultra of vulgarity,
was glad to imagineit Champagne. Let
us not follow the poor maniac through
his wanderings. Rather let us throw a
veil over all his driveling wretchedness,
and find him at his last gasp, when coat
and collar, hat and brim, were all for
gotten, when the man who had worn
three shirts a day was content to change
his linen once a month.
Is better than experimental science
The science of medicine, as practiced
in hospitals and families by nine-tenths
of our regular physicians, is an exveri
mental science. It has uo fixed immut
able principles ; it is not founded on a
consistent phylosephy. Now, mark the
difference between experimental remedies
of the profession, (which even the great
Mejendie declares fail more frequently
than they succeed,) and those of Pro
fessor II ollowoy, a man who has built
up a new system of medical treatment,
in which, as we verily believe, there is
not a single flaw from its foundation to
its summit.
We have authentic statistics before
us, which show that the annual consump
tion of Holloway's Pills exceeds that of
all the advertised preparations of the
same class at present before the world,
This, of itself, in a country where the
opinion of the majority is considered en
titled to supreme respect, should be a
sufficient warrent of superiority. But
we have seen a still stronger proof of
their inestimable properties, in the
shape of a copy of the record of certifi
cates and testimonials of cure received
by Professor Holloway, directly and
throrigh his agents, during the last five
years. The yearly average almost ex
ceeds belief. It is upwards of 75,000, or
more than 200 per day. There is no
question as to the accuracy of this state
ment. Most of the documents are ,au
thenticated by legal forms, and the
names of persons distinguished in every
department of public life figure in the
index to this voluminous history of tri
umphs of a grand discovery. There is
no'experimenting here—no playing at
fast and loose with health and life. It
is one glorious uninterrupted march of
success, in which all internal diseases
have been attacked and extinguished.
Among the most common and fatal
diseases incident to our climate, are
those which affect the stomach, the liver
and the bowels. We have seen the ef
fect of Holloway's Pills in cases of this
nature, and when we aver that they area
specific, covering all the varieties of
these complaints, we " speak what we
do know." Hermit us, in all kindness,
to recommend all who suffer from bil
ious disorders, whether acute or chronic,
to resort at once to this remedy. It is
not our wont to obtrude advice on our
readers, nor is such our intention now ;
but as we are so thoroughly convinced
of the uniform efficacy of these Pills, in
every disease that affects the great se
cretive organs, that we cannot forbear
giving them our earnest endorsement
and recommendation.—N. Y. 'Dispatch
NATIIAN APPLETON, who died in Bos
ton on Sunday last, was born at New
Ipswich, New pampshire, October, 6,
1779. He entered Qartmouth College
in 1794, but relinquished his studies a
few months after to take a partnership
with his brother Samuel, who was just
establishing himself in Boston in the
cotton manufacture. In IS2I Nathan
Appleton became one of the three found
ers of Lowell. lie was for several terms
a member of the, Legislature of Massa
chusetts, and from 1831 to 1833 repre
sented his district in the House of Rep
resentativcs, and was elected again to
the sane position in 1842, but shortly
after resigned his seat, 'and has' since
taken no official part in public affairs.
Ile was the author of various painphlets
on currency, banking, and
.the tariff,
and a contributer to the Banker's Mag
azine. It is highly probable .thit. the
melancholy accident to his much-loved
daughter, Mrs.:Longfellow; may have
been the immediate occasion of his 'de
Old Deacon flobhouse had a habit of
frequently thinking aloud. Especially
if any matter troubled him, he had to
talk over it with himself before his peace
of mind could be restored. One day he
was alone in his barn, pitching hay from
the scaffold to the mow, when his neigh
bor Stevens went to find him. Ste Ons
heard a voice and listened. It was . the
deacon talking to himself. Efe was con
demning in the strongest terms the ex
travagance of the minister's wife.
"She sets a worse example than
Satan I" exclaimed the, deacon, by way
of climax
And having freed 'his mind, he was
preparing to come down the loft, when
Stevens glided out of the barn, and
came in again just as the decon lacded
on the floor.
NO. 1.
"How d'e do, deacon?" cried Stevens,
"I want to borrow your half bushel an
hour or two."
"0, sartin, sartin," said the, deacon,—
The measure was put into the neighbor's
hands, and he departed.
It was a peaceful community—the
minister's wife was an excellent woman,
notwithstanding her love of finery—and
Deacon floblionsp was of all men the
least disposed to make trouble in the so
ciety. Hence the sensation which is
produced when the report circulated
that he had used almost blasphemous
language in spelting of the amible lady.
The sweetest-tempered woman would not
like to hear of a grave and influential
deacon declaring that "she sets a worse
example than Satan." The minister's
wife, whose ear was in dne time reached
by the report, felt in a high degree in
censed, and sent her husband to deal
with the honest old man. The latter
was astonished when told of the charge
against him
,'I never said so !" he solemnly aver
"You are quite positive that you
never did !" said the minister.
" [leaven knows ! It's as false as can
be!" exclaimed the deacon. " What
ever thoughts I may have had about
your wife's extravagance—and I am now
free to 'say I do think she has set our
wives and 'daughters a running after new
bonnets and shawls, and such vanities—
whatever thoughts I've had, though, I've
kept 'em to myself ; I never mentioned
em to a living soul, never !"
The good man's earnestness quite con
vinced the minister that he had been fal
sely reported. It was, therefore, neces
sary to dig to the root of the scandal.—
Mrs. Brown, who told the minister's
wife; had heard Mrs. Jones say that Mr.
Adams said that Deacon 1-lobhonse said
so; and Mr. Adams, being applied to,
stated that he had the report from Stev
ens, who said that he heard Deacon Ja•
cob say so. Stevens was accordingly,
brought up for examination, and con
fronted with the deacon.
"Its an outrageous .fulsehood 1" said
the deacon. "You 'know, Stevens, I
never opened my lips to you .on the sub
ject—nor to any other man."
"I heard you say," remarked Stevens
cooly, "that the minister's wife sets a
worse example than Satan ; and I can
take my oath on it."
"When? where ?" exclaimed the ex-
cited deacon
`ln your barn," replied Stevens, "when
I went to borrow your half bushel."
' "There never was such a lie ! Stevens
—Stevens," said the quivering deacon,
"you !coo w."—
• "Wait., till I explain," interrupted
Stevens. "I was on the barn floor, you
was up on the scaffold pitching hay, and
talking to yourself. I thought it too .
good to keep '; so, just for the joke, I
told what I heard you say," • ti „
The deacon scratched his head, looked
humble, and ,admitted. that he might in
that way, have used the language attrib
uted to him. To avoid, trouble in•the so
ciety, be afterwards went to apologize
to the minister's*wire.
"You must consider," said he, "that I
was talking to myself, and when I talk.
to myself /am apt to rpeale/my mind very
first, graduate in the first ex,amining class
at West Point, last week, was a poor
Irish boy, named Peter O'Rouke, who
at the age of sixteen years did not know
his letters. This lad had saved the lives
of several persons on Lake Erie, who,
out of gratitude, offered him a consider
able sum of money, which he declined
on condition that they would secure him
an education. They complied with his
request, sent him to school, and after
wards secured him a situation at West
Point where he has just graduated with
the highest honors. It is out of such
stuff that the great men of this country
are made.
Cr Hon. Robert J. Walker is now
at INashingt69ning all in his power
to assist the. 60 . ernment to crush out
the rebellion. In the winter of 1857 8
Mr. Walker, in his .famons Kansas let
ter to Presideit Buchanan,' 'pre - dieted
the.present state of things as the-present
state of things as the natural result,. tef
the lay pocritical and pusillanimous c.oitree
of the President.
INFW. S. Cochran, of Rockland, Me..
has obtained . a contract from lacs , Vuitett
States Government, for the maikiractut
of2airhy tents to the value of Vit#loo