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GEO. W. SCIIROYER, Editor and raider.
Office—Front Street, three doors above Locust
Teams.—The COLUMBIA See is published every
Saturday morning at the low price of ONE DOLLAR A
YEAR IN ADVANCE, or one dollar and fifty cents, i
hot paid within one month of the time of subscribing.
Single copies, THREE CENTS.
Tileanisoe ADVERTININO—AdVerIifIOMBOIN not exceed
ing a square three times forBl, and 25 cents for each
Additional insertion. I hose of a greater length in pro
tionion. 02-A liberal discount made to yearly adver
Jou PRINTING—. Sorb as Hand-hills, Pouting-bills
yards. Labels, Pamphlets, Blanks of every description
thiculars,etc.etc.iexecuted with neatnessanddespatch
iind on reasonableternis.
;I Pp
pint STORE—The Subscribers, proprietors of
Vione of the oldest and most extenstve China Stores in
the United States, have now on hand a. Very large supply
embracing 'all the varieties ever imported, winch they
will sell in large or small quantities, NVuoLEsmx on RE
TAIL, to Slat the wattle of the people ; at prices to defy
The advantages to be derived from having a large stock
to select from, ought certainly to lie apparent to every one:
only two need be mentioned :
let. The vnrtety to plesse the taste.
The advantage of purchasing at the lowest prices:
for it Is certainly evident to every thinking mind, TIIAT
REQUIRED. It IS SO in every branch of trade. 'rile walla
tocturer sells to the wholesale pugckage dealer, the
wholesale package dealer sells to the jobber, and the job
ber to the retail country dealer: so that the farmer or eon-
SOMer of the article PAYS AT LEAS port PEFTL !! !
Why pay so many profits when you can come directly
to head quarters? Tr2illiALE & 911TC(lX LL,
April 22,1849-2 m 21(1 Chesnut street. above 7th street
TOT of New Carpets. Just open for spring
Sales. Just received per lute arrivals, and now
opening, a large and rich assortment of Brussels, Impe
rial three-ply, Super and Elite Ingrain and Vemtuni Car
petings, maufacturml expressly to order. and decidedly
the handsomest goods in the ma ant. oficred to purchasers
on the most liberal terms.
Entirely new design Brussels,
IA Imperial :I ply,
4 4 " Superfine Ingrain,
Fine !hi
Royal Twilled Venmans,
Plato do
CARPETS, rich and rare styles.
A magnificent assortment of flsl, 6.4 and 12-4 Druggets
nt lower Priecs than ever before offered, with a large 4.
sortment of Piano and Table Covers, Sheepskins, Oil
Cloths, Stair Rods, Matting, Bindings, Sc.
Also, a rich and splendid assortment of superior Win
dow Shades, all the different widths and qualities, offered
MI the best terms.
The particular attention of Country .Merchants, House
keeper.; and WIWI'S is requested to all examination of the
above desirable stock of finals. embracing, as it does, all
the different styles and qualities now manuthetmed, and
hut tug been purchased at the lost est cash rates, extraor
dinary inducements will be held out to purchasers.
No. 35 North Second street, opposite Christ Church.
Philadelphia. March 11. I P 4 -, :3m
801 . 111 CAROLINA
I.7.trnet of letter front die editor of the Greenville Moan-
Inineer. S. C.
. .
Du. W. ‘Viitturr—Dear * A week or
two ago I kept you it iOI.NI ncxtsa, rontnitnna n letter
wear one Of our Volunteer. 111 the City of Mexico. in
PILLS. under the memo 'twice., the lught,t torch of
pro kr , 1 have rt er known a medicine to receive. The
Volunteer. \William \V Goodlett. E.g., is n gentleman of
line standing—au accomplished and well educated man,
and M :IS recently
Of Didriet. By one of your ad verm,ements ut n
thltntlesion parer. I happened to notice the !ovation of
your office, and thought you might extract un article of
.ohne value in regard to your medicine, thereibre 1 rent
the pupet
The hollowing iR an extract front the letter referred to
4 .My health i. very fast improving. I procured a few
days ago, some of Dr. NVright's Indian eg••talde Ptl la.
and they have acted on sty system
- .
Thus it appears that the brave and patriotic 'Volunteers
who have gone to Mexico, to defend the rtghts and honor
of their country, already begin to realize the extraordina
ry value of this incomparable medteme. Long life to
them! _ _ _
lionium.r. MISTAKES"
Are sometimes made 13) confounding one medicine ss tilt
another, and administering the wrong article. Equally
horrible are those mistakes which ate mode in supposing
that all Pills are alike. anti that theretore. it is indifferent
which are taken, and if one kill(' us bail all arc bad together.
This is n very great mistnke. is as much difference
between Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills and other arti
cles, as between nudnight and noonday! We do not
wish any to take our word merely for this statement. Let
any one, having taken other medicines. try this. Nothing
more will be necessary.
Many persons have been led away by a Cosrozo OF
SUGAR, as if they anticipated that it would Celtics C the
nausea of the Medicine. But they are generally mistaken.
Without the SUGAR those articles have nothing to recom
mend them, and would not be sold a single day. But
with the sugar, and by givmg the article a name SIIIII,II I
to Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. they gam u tempera-
ry notoriety. WOLVIA they tire. in sheep's clothing, or
whom the public should steer suffmteittly clear.
Let a be remembered that NVILIGIIT S INDIAN VEG
TABLE PILLS are prepared with special reference to
the laws governing the human body. Consequently, they
are always good, always useful, always effective in root
ing out disease. Every family should keep them at hand.
The following highly respectable Storekeepers have
been duly appointed agents for the sale of this Celebrated
Aleilicine, in Lancaster county.
Bearville. Reuben Wenner.
I3ainbridge, John F. Beecher.
Bird-m-Maud, Jacob Bruner.
I3art Township, 'Wm. \V. Passinore.
Belleview, Buyers it Umbels.
Buck Tavern P. 0.. Geo T. Clark
Chesnut Level. MeSparrant & I lousekeeper.
Conestoga Centre ' John li. Harman.
Church Town. L. S: E. Rogers.
Connersvllle. E Lewis
Columbia, Fry & Spangler.
Cherry Hill. Isaac S. Webster.
Drumorr, Joint A. Boyd.
Earl Township, George ambition
do do 'Weaver & 'Winner.
do do Davis Wallace.
Elizabethtown, John I.) itch.
Ephrata. John Gross.
Ephraltt, New, L. S. Hacker.
do do Martin Weidman.
Fulton blouse, Fulton tp., L. P
Hemnfield, Ringwalt & Marlin.
Intercourse, Thomas
Leacock township, Frederick Swope
Ltimpeter Square, J. F. & D. 11. Herr
Luiz, Nathaniel S. Wolley.
Lanenster, John Zunmerman
Mount Joy. IVitmer it Cassel.
Mountville. John Devlin.
Marietta. W. A. & it. Spangler.
Mount Joy Township, H G Clark it Co
:%Taylown. John Reinhold.
do Slaymaker & Co.
Mount Pleasant. Is:me 'ter oniatil
Mill Creek. I lenry Slander.
Marto. Toss uslitp. Hugh Moore.
New Hollnn.l. Brubaker it Cu
New Providence. Hildebrandt & Mrs er
Poplar Grove, K H. Yrtzson-
Peach Bottom. S. W. P. Bosil
Penn Township. inert!, Singer
Paradise. A. It. & A. L. Winner
Posy's Mills, Mahlon {hasp}
Peach Bottom. Wm. Arnold
Rawhitsiville. Joh. R aw l,
Safe Harbor. John Herr & Son.
Strausburg, Wm. Spencer.
I. 3 ltisbury, 11. Freeland.
Washington. John A. Brush
D7rOtTices devoted akelusivel) to the sale of Wrighf s
Indian Vegetable Pills. whedesni, mid nand. IG,
street, Philadelphia; tiao Greens, telt street. Now York;
and 198 Tremont street. Boston April 20.1.17.-1 y
Aloo a boy to lento the sboemakiae buxine., Ap
Columbia, May 27, 1i1.9..-3t
A BOY under instructions to the Tailoring bu
rn Am.,. Vol X(;
1111 l to.) T.:mi.:l-ter en . Pa. Ma it
From the New Orleang Della
Ilail glorious Peace 1 thy mighty power
Shall raise the clouds that o'er us louver;
And •prcad, with magic wand, content,
Through hosts who late on strife were bent
The sword of no more shall (lash,
Nor hOrSCOICII wild with tiny dash;
No more to ehurge,” the bugle stand,
While death and desolation round,
Thrill through the veins rind lire the heart.
And ecru the brawny sinew. start,
But Peace and Happiness shall reign
Wilde Glory - , pure. without a stain,
O'er , pread, the land like mid-day sun,
And joins our myriad hearts in one.
0. wont not thy brother,
Though poor lie nray be,
lie's bound to another
And bright world with thee.
Should sorrow assail hint,
Give heed to his sighs,
Should strength ever hail hint
0, help Jilin to rise'
The pathway we're roaming.,
Mid llow'ret, way lie,
But ' , OM: %% - ill glonuting,
COllle dnrh.'inng our sky.
Then seek not to smother
litntl feelings ut thee,
And seorit not thy brother,
Though poor lie Wily be '
Go, cheer those who Inaguidh
Their dead hope nniong,
In whose hearts stern
The harp tenth a n.trune !
They 'll door) in another
Wight land roan, ,ith thee,
So scorn not Lily brother,
Though poor he may be !
As wet as a fish—as dry as a bone—
As live as a bird—ns dotal us a stone—
As plomp Os a porridge—as poor us a rat—
As strong no a horse—as weak as a cat—
An, hard as a flint—as soft as a aisle—
As White as a lily—as black as a coal—
As plaint as spike stall—us rough as a hear—
As tight us a drurn—us free its the nir—
As beavey a. lead—as light as a feather—
As steady as 11111C-1111C01111111 us weather—
As hot its lilt oven—as cold as n frog—
As gay us a lark—as sick us a deg—
As Joe• as n tortoise—ns swift as the
A+ true as the gospel—as false us mankind—
As dun as a herring—as ant tic a pt
As proud its a peacock—a- blithe as a grig—
As sat age ns tigers—as null ns n dove—
As a poker—as limp as n glove—
As blind as a bat—as deaf as n post—
As cool as n encumber—warm as toast—
As roil us R cherry--114 pole as a ghost.
This story purports to be related by a Sicilian umgimall.
in answer to an inquiry about a certain mysterious person
living in Venice, ♦rho appeared at different tunes in the
garb of nn Armenian priest mid it Russian soldier. The
Sicilian having fact him same ycorn before, tell, the fol
lowing story —TitANsi..AIION.
"It might now be five years," began the Sicilian,
"since in Naples, where I carried on with tolerable
success my profession, I made the acquaintance of
a certain Lorenzo del M—nte, chevalier of the or
der ofSt. Stephen, a young and u ich cavalier of one
of the first houses in the kingdom, who over
whelmed me with obligations, and appeared to
bear great respect for my mysteries. lle informed
me, that the Marquis del M—nte, his father, was a
zealous admirer of Cabbala, and would consider
himself happy to know under his own roof a phi.
losopher, as he was pleased to call me. The old
man resided at one of his country scats, about seven
miles from Naples, where almost in entire separa
tion from man, lie bewailed the memory of a dear
son, who had been torn from him by a terrible dis
aster. The chevalier hinted to me that he and his
flintily might need me once in a very important
business, in order to obtain from my secret know.
ledge an insight into something, for which all natu.
ral means had been expended fruitlessly. lie espe.
cially added, full of meaning, that lie might indeed
have occasion to consider me as the creator of his
peace and whole earthly prosperity. 'The afrtir it
self wits as follows : This Lorenzo was the younger
son of the Marquis, on which account lie was in.
tended for the church ; the possessions of the family
would fall to his elder brother. Jeronyino, so this
older brother was called, had spent many years in
a tower, and returned about seven years before the
occurrence which is now to be related, to his fa.
therland in order to accomplish a marriage with
the only daughter of a neighboring. house—the
Connt of C—tti, on which both families bad agreed
since the birth of those children,so as to unite
their great possessions. Notwithstanding this uni
on was entirely the work of parental convenience,
and the hearts of the pair were not consulted for
advice at this choice, yet they themselves had al
ready silently justified it. Jeronymo del M—nte,
and Antonic C—tti had been educated together, and
the little restraint laid upon the intercourse of two
children, who were already accustomed to be con
sidered as a pair, had soon excited a tender passion
to spring up between them. This, through the
harmony oftlicir characters, was still more strength
coed and easily in riper years elevated itself to love.
A four-years cbsence had rather enkindled than
cooled it, and Jeronymo returned just as true and
just as ardent to the arms of his bride, as if he
had never been torn therefrom.
The pleasures of again seeing each other were
not over, and the preparations for the marriage
were prosecuted in the liveliest manner, when the
bridegroom—disappeared. He was accustomed
often to spend whole evenings at a country scat,
that had a view of the sea, and sometimes there to
enjoy himself with a trip by water. After such
an evening, it seemed that lie remained away unu
sually long. They sent messengers after him ;
vessels sought him on the sea ; no one could have
seen him; none of his servants were missing, so
then no one could have accompanied hint. It was
£ctcct :cilc.
From the City Item
night and ho appeared not.. It was morning—it
was mid-day and evening, and still no Jeronymo.
Already they began to give room to the most terri
ble conjectures, when the news arrived that an Al
gerine Corsair had landed some days before on this
coast, and had borne away different ones of the in
habitants, being seized.—lmmediately two galleys
were manned, which lay there ready for sea; the
old Marquis mounted the first himself, to free his
son at the risk of his own life. On the third day
they beheld the Corsairs, of whom they had the ad
vantage of the wind ; they have almost touched
them—they come so near that Lorenzo, who was
looking from the first galley, believed that he re
cognized the sign of his brother, when suddenly a
storm tears them again from one another. IVith
difficulty tho injured vessels weather the storm;
but the prize had disappeared and necessity com
pels them to land at Malta. The grief of thr fa
mily is unbounded; comfortless the old Marquis
plucked out his grey hairs, and they feared fur the
life of the young Countess.
Five years passed by in fruitless searches. En
quiries were made along the whole coast of IL rhary;
immense rewards were offered for the liberation
of the young Marquis. But no one announced
himself to receive the reward. At last the pro
bable conjecture remained, that the storm which
parted boll vessels had brou7ht the piratical vessel
aground, and that its whole crew were destroyed
in the waves.
However plausible this conjecture might he, it
was far from certain, and did not justify their en.
tirely surrendering the hope that tire lost might
again be seen. But suppose now, he should not
appear any more, then with him simultaneously
both families perish, or the second brother must de
sert the church and take the rights of the first-born.
Justice toward the latter appeared to justify this,
rather than the family on the other hand, by a too.
far carried delicacy, ought to be exposed to the
risk of extinction. Trouble and old age was bring.
ing the venerable Marquis to the grave ; hope sank
at every new.disappointed search to find the lost ;
Ile looked upon the downfall of his house, which
might be prevented by a little injustice if he could
only determine to honor the younger at the cost of
the elder. En order to accomplish his obligations
to the house of C—tti, he would only have to
change the name, the design of both families
would be reached in the same manner, whether
the Countess Antonie, be now called Lorenzo's or
Jcronymo's spouse. The slight possibility of a re.
appearance of the latter, in opposition to the err•
tain and pressing evil of entire extinction of the
family was entitled to nn consideration, and the
old Marquis, who felt the approach of death more
and more daily, wished with impatience to die
freed at least of this trouble.
lie who opposed this step and contended against
it most pertinaccously, was the same that would he
profited most thereby—Lorenzo. Nut enticed by
the charms of immense possessions, indifferent to
the possession of a most lovely creature that would
be resigned to his arms, he refused with the noblest
modesty to rob a brother, who was yet perhaps
olive and could demand back his property. "Is the
fate of my dear Jeronymo," said Le, " throughout
this long captivity not terrible enough that! should
embitter it still more by a petty theft, which takes
everything away, that was most dear to him?
With what heart could I implore beavt n for his
return when his intended wife lay in my arms?
Kith what countenance hasten to meet Mtn if at
last a miracle brings him back to us? And top.
pose he is torn away front us, how can we better
honor his name, than if we would allow the breach
which his death has made in our circle to be unfilled,
than if we all offcred up our hopes over his groan,
and leave whatever was his untouched as bole 7"
But all the reasons that fraternal delicacy dis.
covered, were not enough to reconcile the old Mar.
quis to the idea of seeing a line extinguished that
had flourished for nine centuries. All that Lorenzo
obtained, was yet a respite of two years before be
should lead the bride to the altar. During this
space of time investigations were carried on in
the most zealous manner. Lorenzo took, several
sea voyages himself, and exposed himself to many
perils; no labor, no expense was spared to find the
lost. But also these two years passed away fruit
lessly as all the former.
Antonio's position was the most terrible struggle
between duty and inclination, hatred and respect.
The unmercenary magnanimity of fraternal love
elevated itself; she felt compelled to respect the
man she could never love; her heart torn by cur.
tradictory feelings bled. flirt her opposition to the
chevalier appeared to increase in the same ratio us
his claims to her respect increased. With deep
pain he marked the quiet grief consuming tier
youth. A tender compassion tread insensibly in
the place of the indifference with which Ire had be.
fore treated her; but this traitorous sentiment dc.
ceived him, and a raging passion began to make
the practice of a virtue troublesome, which to this
time bad remained superior to any temptation.
Still he gave hearing to the suggestions of his gen.
crosity at the cost of his heart, as Inc was the only
one who could protect the unhappy offering to the
will of the family. BM all his efforts failed; every
victory gained in that way over his feelings showed
her so much the more worthy to him, and the mag
nanimity with which he rejected her, served only
to remove the opposition of that excuse.
So stood affairs when the chevalier requested
me to seek him at his farm. The warm recom
mendation of my patron prepared a reception for
me, which surpassed all my wishes. I dare not
forget to remark here, that I had been successful
in some remarkable operations, so as to make my
name celebrated in the country at Lodges, which
might contribute to increase the confidence of the
old Marquis, and to raise Iris expectations of me.
How far I carried it with hint, and what ways
swore used therein, allow me to tell you; front the
confessions I have already made you, you can
judge of all the rest. When I used all the mystic
books which were found in the very respectable li
brary of' the Marquis it happened soon that I could
speak with him, and bring my system of the invi
sible world in harmony with his ideas. In short,
he believed whatever I wished, and would have
sworn as confidently on the marriage of the Sala
mander and Sylphs as nn an article of the canons.
Then, above this, he was religious, and had culti•
voted his talents for belief in this school to a high
degree, so that my talcs found with him a mach
easier reception, and at last I had so surrounded
and environed him with inystich.snq; that nothing
was believed by him if it was natural. In :Inert, I
was the adored apostle of the house. The normal
contents of my lectures were the exaltation of the
human race, and conversation with my vourber—
the infallible Count of Calnalis. 'rite young Count
; erns, who since the lona of her beloved, was nevus.
toured to live more in the spirit-world than iu tine
actual, and in addition had a great tinge of melan
choly in her character, took up my cast-out hints
with shuddering pleasure. Indeed, the servants
sought to find employment in the room where I was
speaking, in order here and there to snatch a word,
which fragments they disposed of rare to another
after their own way.
1 may have spent two months thus at the
Knight's castle, when the Chevalier entered my
chamber one morning. Deep grief was depicted
in Ilia countenance, all Inns features were altered, lie
threw himself in a chair with all the actions oh tle
, JUNE 21, 184 S.
" Captain," said be, "it is over with me. I must.
go forth, I cannot remain here longer."
"What is the matter with you Chevalier? what
have you done?"
"Oh this fearful passion (Here he raised him.
self with vehemence from the chair, and threw
himself in my arms.)—l. have opposed it like a
man—now I can do no-more."
"On whom does it depend my dearcsCfriend but
on you ? Does not everything rest in your power?
Father, family—"
'6 Father ! Family! what is that tonic? Would
I rather an extorted band, or a voluntary inclina
tion ? Have I not a rival?—Ali! and what kind
of one a rival perhaps amonr , the dead ! Oh suf
fer mc, suffer me ! Though r should have to go to
the end of' the world—l must find my brother."
"How 7 After so many vain searches, can you
yet hope—"
"Dope ! Li my heart it died long ago. But it
is in her heart! Of what importance is it that r
should hope? Am I happy, so long as a shadow
of the hope glimmers in Antonio's -heart? Two
words my friend could my torment—but to no use.
My fate will remain miserable until eternity break's
her long silence and graves testify to me."
"Ih it then this certainty which can matte you
happy ?" . .
hippy ! Oh I doubt if it can ever be ! But
uncertainty is the most terrible centence ! (After
a silence lie restrained himself and continued with
sadness.) Oh that be may see my sufferings!
C.m she make him happy, tots fidelity which causes
the sorrows of his brother / Shall a living being
languish on acconnt of a dead one, who can no
more enjoy any thing 1 Did he know my anguish
—(here he began to weep and pressed his face on
my breast) perhaps—yet perhaps he would lead
her himself to my arms."
" But 'oust this wish be (mita unaccomplishable 7"
"Friend! what do you say 9" Ile looked at me
"Much commoner causes," I continued, " have
intertwined the departed in the fate of the living.
Shall the whole earthly happiness of a man—of a
"The whole earthly happiness ! Oh I feel that!
How true you hate spol.en! any wholesalvation !"
"And the peace of a mourning family be no
worthy inducement 7 Certainly it ever au earthly
affair can justify destroying the peace of the Ides
sed—making use of a power—"
"For God's sake, friend I" he interrupted me
" nothiog more ofthat I Formerly, I acknowledge,
I entertained such a thought—it seems to me I
told you of—but I have lung since cast it away us
wicked and frightful."
" You must ace already, continued the Sicilian,
wl.ere this was leading us. I labored to destroy
the scruples of the Kinght, which at last, I sac.
eceded in doing. It was determined to call up the
spirit of the dead, whereby I demanded only four.
teen days. in order to prepare myself, as I pretend
ed, worthily for it. Alter this space of time was
spent and ny machines were properly adjusted, I
employed a terrible evening, when the firmly were
assembled around me in their usual way, to obtain
their consent thereto, nr to lead them imperceptibly
to each a putt that they might make that request
of arc. We had the must adterse di.posit ion with
the yroing Countess, who , e meet:nee was so CSHOII
- here the fanatical hurt of her suarings
came to our aid, and perhaps still more a slight
glimmering- oi hope, that the suppu•ed dead might
live and would not appear the call. Distrust in
the thing itself, or doubt in iny art way the only
hindrance which I had us! to encounter.
As soon as the consent of the family had been
obtained, the third day was appointed for the busi
ness. Prayers which w ere protracted unto mid.
night, fasts, watchings, solitude and mystical con.
vorsation were the pi eparations for this solemn act,
'mike] with the use of a certaie, then unknown
musical inttrument, hat I found effectual in simi
lar situations, and which fell in so much with my
that the l'anatical extacy of' my heare rs
heated my own fancy anti increased the illusion
not a little, for which I must fortify myself on this
occasion. At last the expected hour arrived.
I will allow myself no description °film jugglery,
as that would lead me entirely too tar away.
Enough, it filled my expectations. The old
Marquis, the young Countess with her mother, the
Chevalier, and some relatives were present. You
easily imagine that there were not opportunities
wanting to me, during the long time I spent in
houses, of drawing out of every one the fullest in
formation as to what belonged to the deceased.
Different pictures which I found there of him,
placed me in a condition to git e the apparition the
most deceptive resemblance, sod while I allowed
the spirit only to speak by signs, thus even his
voice could awake tio suspicion. The dead up
neared in the clothes of a slave of Barbary, with a
deep wound in his neck. You notice, said the Si
cilian, that I herein departed front the general con
jecture, which supposed ldin lost in the waves;
became I had reason that the unexpectedness of
this turn would increase belief in the vision not a
little. And on the other hand it appeared not more
hazardous than a too•ccrtuin resemblance to the
1 gave the question to the spirit, if lie could call
anything his own in this world, niurif lie had left
behind what was dear to him. The spirit thrice
shook its head and extended one of its bands tow
ard heaven. Before it vanished, it removed a ring
from a finger, which they afterwards found lying
on the floor. When the Countess examined its
appearance closely, it was a mourning ring.
Now they considered it as certain that Jcronymo
was no more alive. The family were made no.
quainted from this day of his death, and formally
put on mourning for him. The circumstance of
the ring allowed no doubt to Anionic, and gave the
demands of the Chevalier great force. But the sad
countenance which this apparition directed towards
her, threw her into a dangerous illness, almost dis
appointing forever the hopes of tier lover. When
she was restored to licaltliodie determined to take
the veil, from which she was only dissuaded by the
most earnest remonstrances of her confessor, in
whom she reposed unbounded confidence. Finally
thcre was success to the united efforts of this man
and the family in obtaining her consent. The last
day of the mourning: was to be the happy day,
which the old Marquis was resolsed to make hap
pier, by a cession of all his possessions to the le.
gitimate heir.
The day arrived, and Lorenzo received his
trembling bride at the altar. The day declined ;
a splendid feast awaited the delighted guests in the
illuminated marriage ha Ila, and music accompanied
unrestrained joy. The happy old man had wished
that all the world might share his gayety; all the
entrance,: to the hall were open, and welcome was
every one who praised him happy. In this croOd
The Sicilian stopped here, and a shudder of ex
pectation stopped our breath.
In the crowd, continued he, I noticed him who
was next me—a Francisian Monk, who stood as
immovable us n pillar, a tall, lean, statute, and
ashy-pale countenance, directing an earnest and
sad look toward the bridal pair. Joy, which beamed
all around on every countenance, seemed to pass by
him; his aspect remained unchangeably the same,
like a bust among living figures. Tiic extraordi-
TlatillCSS of Ihie countenance operated the more
I,c -nrprised inc in the
Inidstof pleasure, and contrary to everything sur
rounding, impressed me in such a piercing manner,
left an indellible impression on my soul, so that I
thereby have been placed in a condition to recng.
nine the lineaments of the Monk, in the physiog
nomy of the Russian (for you already truly ima
gine that he and your Armenian are one and the
same person) which otherwise would have been al
most entirely impossible. Oft I endeavored to turn
away my eyes from this terrible form, but involun
tarily they fell there again, and every time found it
unchanged. I pushed my neighbor, he pushed his;
the same curiosity, the same astonishment ran
throughout the whole table; conversation ceased—
a universal sudden pause—it did not disturb the
Monk. The Monk stood immovable and always
the same, directing an earnest and sad look at the
bridal pair. This apparition frightened every one;
the young Countess alone recovered her peculiar
sadness in the countenance of this stranger, and
Ming with quiet pleasure on the only object in com
pany who appeared to understind, to share her
grief. By degrees the company broke off. Mid
night was passed and the music began to sound
more gentle and mournfohthe candles to burn more
dimly, until at last only a single one was left, con
versation to be used in gentle and still gentler
whispers—and it was just as it always will be in
badly lighted marriage halls; the monk stood
movable and always the same, directing a quiet
and sad look at the bridal pair. The table was re
moved, the guests scattered themselves about here
and there, the family collected in a small circle,
and the Monk remained uninvited in this small
circle. I know not how it happened that no one
would speak to him ; but no one did speak to him.
Already her female acquaintances crowded around
the trembling bride, who directed a beseeching look,
craving help, at,the stranger; the stranger did not
reply. Tile men collected around the bridegroom
in the same manner—a forced silence full of expect.
ation. "Oh how is it that we arc so happy among
one another," began the old man atlast, who alone,
of all of us had either not noticed the unknown or
did not seem to wonder at him. " That we are so
happy," said he, " and my son Jeronymo should be
t , Have you then invited him and has he remained
away ?" asked the Monk.
It was the first time be opened his mouth. We
looked with terror at him.
" Oh, he lies gone there, where man remains for
ever," answered the old man. " Venerable Sir, you
did not understand me. My son Jeronymo is
"Perhaps now even he would fear to be seen in
such a company," continued the Monk—" who
knows how he may look—thy son Jeronymn ! Let
him hear the voice he heard at the last time—
hid thy son Lorenzo call him!"
"What does that mean !" murmured all. Lo
renzo changed color. Ido not deny that my hair
began to raise.
The Monk in the mean time walked up to the
liquor table, where he seized a full wine gloss and
placed it at his lip.—" To the memory of our dear
Jeronymo !" he cried. " Whoever has love far the
deceased, imitate me !"
" As it may please you, worthy Sir," at last ex
claimed the Marquis; "you have named a dear
name. Be welcome to me ! Come my friends!
(Whilst he turned towards us and suffered the
glasses to go round.) Let riot a stranger shame
us! To the memory of my son Jeronymo !"
"Never, I believe, was a Health drunk with such
po•rr spirit.
"A glass stands there yet full—why niters
my son Lorenzo to pledge himself in this friendly
t 05,1."
Trembling, Lorenzo received the glass from the
Franciscan's hand—trembling he brought it to his
mouth—" To my much loved brother Jeornymu!"
stammered he, and shuddering let it down.
"That is my murderer's voice," exclaimed a
fearful spectre, which at once stood in our midst
with bloody clothes, and disfigured with horrible
But, as to anything further, let no ono ask me
more, said the Sicilian, every mark of horror in his
face. My senses deserted me from the moment I
cast my eyes on the form so like that one who was
present. When we came to ourselves, Lorenzo
was struggling with death; Monk and apparition
had disappeared. They brought the Knight to bed
in t h e most horrible convulsions; no one was with
the dying but the priest and the sad old man, who
followed him in death somo weeks after. His ac
knowledgements lay concealed in the breast of the
fuller, who heard his last confession, and no living
man has heard them.
Not long alter this affair, it happened that they
were cleaning a well, which was in the back yard
of the castle, and had been closed for many years;
there, turning over the rubbish, they found a slide
ton. The houce where this happened, exists no
more; the familyof M—nte is extinct, and in a
Convent near Salerno they show you Antonio's
Why is a manuscript like Philadelphia? Because
it is the work of Penn.
"Where ignorance in bliss, 'tie folly to be wise.''
—Charleston Free Press.
and not an arm will be raised against you.
Why is the cupola on the State House like Ire
land?—Because there is a in it, (Belfast.)
To refuse assistance when called upon to give it
in the Queen's name, is an indictable offence.
" The Fair redoced."—This is the contents of a
sign lately placed over the door of a corset mter.
"Whot arc your politics ?" " Ifav'of got ally."
" What bo politics?" " No' not a darned
The board of education in Syraeuse have re
solved to employ no teacher who tobacco.—
These people are up to snuff.
An Arnh is allowed to divorce any of Ilia wises
who does not make good bread. If there WAS such
a law here, what a number of divorces there would
he !—rEcehange.
The Dover Telegraph thanks its friends for their
unremitting kindness;" upon which the Nashua
Telegraph remarks : .4 We am thankful for any
kind of kindness too—but we like the 'milting
kind tlir
1 never complained of my condition," said the
Persian poet Sadi, `•bttt once, when my feet were
hare and I had no money to buy shoes; bnt then I
mct a man without fact, and 1 became emitented
wiili try lot."
Christ was deserted a little before the glorious
morning of light and joy dawned upon him. It wail ,
a little, a very little while, after his sad cry, before,:
he triumphed gloriously; and so it may be withr
you; heaviness may endure for a night, but joy,.
and gladness may come in the morning. Let God!,
steer for you in the storm. Mc loves to bi trusted. 11
Some men ascribe all their unhappiness to theli
narrowness of their means; but place them in the
immediate enjoyment of all that enter within the,
circle of their present hopes and desires, end they s
will no sooner have entered upon the enrapturing
possessions, than new hopes and desires, will begin
to manifest themselves. You cannot place a man
in such a situation that he Will not look above it
and beyond it ; give him the whole of this world,
and like the hero of Macedon, he will enquire for
NothitT, it so important to any man, as his own
Aothing ... - import,. ty . .i, .._ %
state and condition; nothing so amazing as Monti
ty. If, therefore, we find persons indifferent to the IV
loss of their being, and to the danger of endless
misery, it is impossible that this temper should be t.
natural. , 4
F 4.r men to resolve to be of no religion till all are
agreed in one, is just as wise and rational as if they
should determine nut to go to dinner till all the ti
clucks in town strike twelve together.
TRUE INDEPENDENCE.—Soon after its cstabish. i'
ment in Philadelphia, Franklin was offered a piece :
for publication in his newspaper. Being very busy *.s '
he begged the gentleman would leave it for consid. i.;
oration. The next dny the author came and asked to
his opinion of it. "Why, sir," replied Franklin, 't,,
" I am sorry to say that 1 think it highly scurril. t'
ous and defamatory. But being at a loss on account
of my poverty whether to reject it or not, I thought
I would put it to this issue—at night when my
work was done, I bought a twopenny loaf, on it;
which, with a mug of water, I supped heartily, and l'
then wrapping myself in my great coat, slept very
soundly on the floor till morning, when another
loaf and mug of water afforded me a pleasant break.
fast. Now, sir, since I can live very comfortablei
in this manner, why should I prostitute my press
to personal hatred or party passion for a morel'
luxurious living?" Ono cannot read this nnecdutel
of this American sage without thinking of Socratesl!
reply to King Archelahs, who had pressed him toll
give up preaching in the dirty streets of Athens,
and conic and live with him in his splendid,t
courts—" Meal, please your majesty, is a half.'l
penny a peck at Athens, and water I can get for
CLASS IN DAIRIES.—The attention of Dairyists,
has of Info been pretty much called to the advartij
Ines of glass as a non-conductor of electricity, inf
the preservation of milk in glass pans. It was only'
a short time since that we were shown a glass bot
tle full of milk that had been preserved in India and
China, and when drawn, after eighteen month's},
preservation, was not only found to be perfectly-{:
sweet, but to contain, in a solid and i.,liesive statesl
a small quantity of excellent butter; while (lief,
milk pre se rved in a tin con during the sums voyi
age had gone to acid. It now appears that glass
milk-pans produce almost equally remarkable re
sults; and from an analysis we have seen of th .
cream which was thrown up on some of flank;
Compressed Register, it appears that the differene
is in favor of the glass, as compared with the'
wooden or wedge-ware pan, by at least ten per cent!
—Scotch Farmer.
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FRANKIAN'S TOAST.—Long after Washington'),:
victories over the French and English had made::
his name familiar to all Europe, Dr. Franklin ha "•
chanced to dine with the French and English am
bassodurs, when, as nearly as we can recollect th ,
words, the following toasts were drunk: .
13y tho British Ambassador—" England—the
Sun whose bright beams enlighten and fructify th.
remotest corners of the earth."
The French Ambassador, glowing with nationa
pride, drank—" France—the moon, whose mildt ,
steady, and cheering rays are 'the delight of alt,
nations; consoling them in darkness, and making , '
their dreariness hcautilul." ft
1./r. rranattn wen tte.e .tit. t.;.. +t dignifid
himplicity, and said—" George Washington—th"
Joshua, who commanded the sun and moon IT
stand still, and they obeyed him."
COMFORT sort. THE Ricu.—When the timc dies
nigh that the oxy.hydrogen microscope should b -
shown, at the Newcastle Polytechnic Exhibitiort
one night last week, a poor old woman, whoa!,
richrs will never retard her ascent to heaven, too'
her scat in the lecture roum to witness the wonder
that were for the first timc to meet her sight.
piece of lace was magnified into a salmon net.
lice was metamorphosed into an elephant. Ott
marvels were performed before the venerable dar
who sat in astonishment, staring open-mouthed
the desk. But when, et length - , a . miliner's mei
was transformed into a poplar tree, and cnnfronl
her with its huge eye, she could hold no longer..
`, My goodness," she exclaimed, "a camel cos
through That:There's some hopes for
rich folks yet."--Gateshcad, Eng., Observer.
To P-n t.scavc CIIERRIES.—TaIcc large ripe Int
relict cherries; weigh them, and to each pound I
low a pound of loaf-sugar. Stone the cherries,-, ,
opening them with a sharp quill—and save I. 1;
chuice that comes from them in the process. P.
you stone them, throw them into a pan or ture en
and strew about half the sugar over them, and 1/.1"
them lie in it an hour or two after they are s:
atoned. Then put them into a preserving kat !
with the remainder o f the sugar,and boil and ski .
them till the fruit is clear and the syrup thick.
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Paten Goon.—ln England and Ireland it
common for tradesmen who have received ord
from the Queen, to place on their signboards
fact that they arc "patronized by .ier majesty,
Michael Dayland, the blacksmith of Dublin, w;
was honored with nn outer through a spy, to ttia:n*
facture a ball dozen pikes for Lord Clarendon, 14
thriven in trade and been enabled to take a lar
shop than that in which he before lived. In 711 ,
new concern, he has eonspicuously placed on
signboard, "lll:char, Hyland, ParmaZer ta II
A Kentucky renter declares that F ince he
signed the teetotal pledge he has 'drank the
sippi water by the gallon. " Talk to me of a
eating a peek of dirt in a life," said he. '• ao
have only been swallowing the sediment for a m
and am already chuck-full of sandbars, snags, I
islands, and sunken flat-boats, and was n
healthier in my life."
Judge Benson told a story of a Jury that had
der their consideration a case of horse stealing
The penalty attached to this crime •ear. at
time death; but, as palintingeircutmlances exit
the jury thought, in this instanee, impriaonm
would suffice, amf they brong,ht in a verdie,
nslaughter !"