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, Cradle and Coffin.
Tw raeeptaclM iwftitinff,
'Mot tins needa of human kind,
Each with itt Appropriate freighting,
Kiich with g.irtanlintflrtwieU
Cradle, whore the child rcpoiea
Cotfiu, which the dead enclose.
" Cntdlo, placed in marriage chamber,
Swaying, iwaying to and froi
Up itVudci the cliiulreti dumber,
Toiling In a rosy glowj
j Whiiperiug atiyflla oil descending,
Swot teat dicauia the child are louding.
Coffin, midway and dreary,
. Cold, funeral draped, and atiil
And ft tenant letting weary,
With the death damp stealing chill,
Shrinking ah'apca, griut Htruck and weeping,
Aouud lliocoucu are vigils keeping.
Cndlo coflln intervening,
O, the long and aching yean!
Slowly Icarniiij timR'acLirk meaning,
Kyea out-looking through their tears;
' Kindly seem iho death cold stillness,
Genial seems the rest and dullness.
All the ijooka where self wa hidden,
Memory snaKhei to the core;
Till dark spectres come unbidden,
u Through the Imtice end the door;
Come, unliraiding our omissions
Kul!'-coii)JcUng our commissions.
Loring deeply, fondly, truly,
W'c iiifimlnUc tie i and;
Yielding up, spontaneous, duly,
Free will olierings, heart and handj
Hence this nuguish is but telling
Oi' the depth whence love was welling.
From Monro"! Uurat Sew Yorker.
THE TRIUMPH OF TKUT1I,
A reminiscence of the dar.
BY EDWARD WEBSTKR, ESU.
I.N all ami eacli of llie pursuit of hu
man life, there) are at various poinis along
the pathway olisiacU-s whii'h oppose our
progress, and which call for sircngili ol
will and steadiness of purpose lo over
come salient points thai proj -ct in sharp
angles across the way, to turn us from our
purpose, or to conceal the ohjecls that lie
before us in our future course.
Every man, unless he is more than iisti
ally fortunate, or possesses more than
the usual amount of foresight, must expect
to meet with reverses and disappoint
ments. Young professional men have
perhaps more to meet in the way of oppo
sition and discouragement, than any other
class in community. The wares and
merclumlitt of a skillful mechanic, if really
mipf rior will recomcud themselves, lie
has only to manufacture and expose for
sale, and his gooils will tell their own sto
ry; tut the professional man, before he
can act, must wait until he is called. No
man of common prudence desires to rifle
l.is life or fortune in the hands of an un
skillful or dishonest man, and hence, fre
quently, the modest and retiring, though
dr ally competent ami escrving young At
torney or Physician, has often to wait for
employment, until he is templed to aban
don his profession in dispair. Nor are
the instance of sudden and rapid rise as
frciiuent as wo are all led to suppose.
The ability to combat successfully in the
inlt-llectu il arena, is not intuitive. How
ever brilliant may be the mental qu ililica
limn of a man, they must be trained end
disciplined; and ln n we see unenf ihtie
nre minds elevating its possessor step by
svjt alioe bis fellow men, we are apt to
forg t the many jev.n of preliminary men
t .l discipline through which he has passed
years of toil, perhaps of poverty, and
almost of despair.
I have in my mind at this moment, a
case in point Counsellor M , late of
the Massachusetts bar, for a long lime en
joyed an enviable reputation ami a lucra
tive practice was himort d by his constit
uents with many important trusts, and has
often been cited as an example of rapid
progress and quick success. Nothing
however is really wider from the truth,
thnn-tlwt Counsellor M. rose rapidly in
his profession; and little do the world at
large know of the slow and painful man
ner in which he pursued his preliminary
literary and professional course, and little
do they suspect that he was a sound prac
tical lawyer, and had been ten j ears in the
profession, before the circumstances oc
curred that called him into public notice,
gave hiii) as an extensive reputation, and
introduced him into a higher and more lu
crative sphere of practice. His olfice at
that lime was lucalcd in the great manu
facturing city ol New England, some
twenty liv miles from lloston. He was
seated one day in his office examining a
recent volume of Reports, and comparing
the cases il contained with the principles
of English common law, when a young
man entered whom he remembered lo have
teen in some way connected with one of
the manufacturing corporations. He was
an intelligent, good looking man, appa
rently of about the age of 23 years, and
dressed in the garb of the better class ol
operatives in the mills. He was posses
sed of that independent and self reliant
air, that distinguishes the American me
chanic from the laboring classes of all
the rest of iho world, and indicates a de
gree of intellectual cultivation, which is at
the same time the pride of our ri izens
and ihe safety of the Republic. There
was an expression of jJeep anxiety upon
Ms countenance as he exchanged the com
pliments of the morning, and proceeded at
once lo say
"Counsellor, I wish lo consult with you
on a matter of deepjimportance, involving
.the integrity and happiness of a poor vir
tuous and honorable family. A young
woman by the name of Lucy Kendall,
who is engaged as a weaver in the mill,
and indeed in the very room of which 1
; Bin loremaii, is nccuscu til grauu tureen)
' under circumstances of the most grave
suspicion. Public opinion is very much
against her, bull am satisfied she is inno
cent of any crime. The net of circum
stances seems to be almost inextricable,
TjuI she must be saved in soma way, and
t any hszard."
'Tha Counsellor suggested that perhaps
she was really guilty of the charge.
, .-"No, no," ba answered, "it is impossi
ble! I have known her from a child. We
wcYb school mates together in one of the
lilthTvillageS among ho granile hills of
Itw Hampshire. Iter fatburwns a man
of considerable property then, and 1 waa
a poor man'e son; but we were in the same
classes in the village school. She was two
or three years younger than 1, but I look
ed upon her, even then, as ihe personifi
cation of goodness and virtue; end ihe
bright example she set us then, and the ad
miration I had for her character in those
school boy days, have never since been
lost. At ihe age of 18,1 left my native
village and came here as an operative in a
cotton mill, in which I have been ever
since engaged. 1 lost sight of Miss Ken
dall until a year ago last summer, at which
lime she came here and entered the mill
as a weaver, and then 1 learned for the
first lime thai her father's circumstances
had changed sadly that he had lost all
his properly, except a small farm on the
outskirts of the village, on which also Ihere
was a mortgage of five hundred dollars
pressing for payment. She had come
from home in order to assist in raising the
necessary funds lo pay ofl'lhe in.umbrance
by her labor in the mill; and she has con
tinued lo work most industriously for that
purpose up to ihe time the circumslances
hardened which have brought her under
this unfortunate suspicion. All my for
mer opinions of her worlh are stronger than
ever, siuco the renewal of our acquain
tince; and having been in the receipt of
three dollar a day for iho pasl four years,
and saved a large portion of my wages, I
havo repeatedly ottered to lend her the
balance necessary lo pay off her father's
indebtedness, which she has aniformerly
declined. She is now accused of stealing
from lbs officer of ihe corporation a pack
age of money containing live hundred dol
lars on the Cilobe Dank of Boston and
has been arrested on the charge. The
examination takes place this afternoon,
and 1 am requested lu engage you as hej
He then proceeded to narrate the cir
cumstances of the arris', but it is unneces
sary to repeat lliem here, as they w ill ap
appear in the sequel.
'And you really btlicve," remarked the
Counsel, after he had listened to the nar
ration, "that sho is innocent of the
"As innocent as a babe unborn! I would
be willing lo rink my soul's salvation up
on il! There is villainy as well as guilt,
somewhere, and I strongly suspect where
it is. 1 have more reason than one to be
interested in this matter, but the first of all
is lo save the innocent from disgrace and
punishment; and besides all that, it would
add the last drop of bitterness to the cup
of an honorable and proud spirited old
man, one w ho has ever been ready lo
lend a helping hand lo the distressed, and
who, years ago, cheered me in my strug
gles of youth and poverty. It would
bring disgrace and sorrow upon a largo
class of reputable connections and
"Would pill an end lo the fond antici
pations of a certain person who has unu
usually deep interest in her welfare," sug
gested the Counsellor.
"And you have a deep interest in her
"1 suspected as much. What I can do
foi you and her shall be done. If she as
really innocent Cod help her! if she is
guilty, better, far better fur you to have
found it nut in time."
"I beg of you," replied the young man,
lo banish from your mind all idea of guill
as connected with her. I tell you she has
not so soon, and in the noble cause in
which she has been struggling, forgotten
the lessons of her youth. Whatever may
be said of a lawyer's abili'y to advo
cate an unjust c:ui.e,l know it is not in ihe
pow er of man to do so wiih the same
zeal, which would inspire him on die side
of Irulh; and if you do not give full ere-,
dit lo her it: need ec now, ) ou may do so
hereafter, when it will be of no avail."
After some further conversation, the
young man, whose name was William
Johnson, withdrew, and the Counsellor re-'
applied himself to his task. At the hour
appointed for the examination he repaired
lojthe office of the magistrate, in and around
which a crowd had collected, much inte
rested and excited, conversing in sina'.l
groups upon iho probabilities of lb? pri
soner's guilt. She was sitting in the office,
deeply affected by the disgrace of her po
sition. She w.is well but plainly dressed,
of an intelligent and interesting appear
ance, but very pah ; and her countenance
bore evident traces of recent weeping.
No one could look upon her without leel
ing interested in her fate, and no wonder
the crowd around fell slrong sympathy in
her belu. If. The examination was then
commenced, and sufli r-icnt evidence intro
duced to fix strong guilt upon the prison
er, and warrant the magistrate in holding
her lo bail in the sum of three thou
sand dollars to answer lo the charge of
grand larceny at the next term of Ihe
court. The proseeulion evidently did not
go into the c..s, and the defence, for
some cause, which was at that lime kept
a secret, introduced no evidence- at all.
William Johnson and two others, also
foremen in ihe mills, presented themselves
and were accepted as bail.
That evening Johnson had a long con
versation w l'i Counsellor M. "These cir
cunis'aifccs look suspecions indeed," re-
marked the Counsellor; "wnh one or two
more links to the chain, which may yet be
lorgeu lieiore llie time ol final trial comes,
ihere cannot be a jury found in the coun
try who would not render a verdict against
her, unless these matters can be explained
away. We must be vigilcnt and secret in
this matter; ihe counter plot must be
deeply laid, and I am more than ever con
vinced we acted wisely in not showing our
hand in ibis preliminary examination.
Our time Jias not el come, llelier to
bear suspicion unjustly for a lime, than to
escape in the end and leave a stain of
doubt upon her character. Her reputation
is as dear to both her and you as her lib
erty or life. Now, first of all, go round
to all the son's in the city, and leave
the Hills on li e ulobe u.nik of Huston,
answering the description of those which
hue been lost, particularly walched.
I he clerk assures me that they aro a new
issue, and not yet in general circulation.
After ibis is (lone we will make other or
rangements for the defence."
The interval of lime between the pre.
liminitry examination and the day of trial
was not Spent in idleness, although the
defence gave no clue to ihe course they in'
tended to persue. Oilier circumslances
hsd come lo light which seemed lo fix Ihe
Crimea still more surely upon Miss Ken
Jail. Il had been ascertained that her fa
ther had received a package of five hun
dred dollars about the time of the 'theft,
wiih which he had paid off llie mortgage
on his farm. The moment he beard ol his
daughters arrest.he had hastened loses her,
and was immediately subpoenaed and com
pelled to appear as a witness in behalf of
Ihe People, and against his own child.
The tide of public opinion, which a
first was in her fevor, set stronger and
stronger against her, as one fact after an
other came to light on which the prosecu
tion depended to make out their case. It
seemed that some active agent was at work
in secret, to prejudice ihe community
against her; but where it was, or for what
object, remained concealed. The paleness
of her cheek the depression of her na
turally buoyant spirit, weighed down by
the terrible suspicion that was fixed upon
her, and the disposition to shun all neces
sary intercourse, or to allude to Ihe coming
trial, were interpreted lo her disadvantage
and set down by the gossiping news-mongers
as unmisiakable evidence of guilt.
Her iuiimate friends, however, interpreted
them far otherwise, and read with anxiety
heeded of that agony of mind attendant
upon the consciousness of impending but
unmerited disgrace a burelen which, un
less speedily removed, would end in a
broken constitution, and an untimely grave.
Johnson had gone, no one knew whither,
lie had oblaincd leave of absence for a
few weeks on the pretence of visiting
friends in Ohio.' The desenion of one
whom gossip had fixed upon as her cham
pion and lover, was also interpreted against
At length time arrived for the sitting of
the criminal court. The grand jury were
empaneled and fun ml an iudiclmen of grand
larceny against Miss Kendall, and the
case was set down for trial on the next
day but one. At Ihe opening of Ihe court
on Ihe day of trial, a densecrowd that had
been wailing around the door rushed in,
and filled every 'nook and corner of ihe
spacious court room. Hope and fear, anx
iety and doubt and curiosity were depict
ed(on every countenance. The prisoner's
appearance; unlike the calm ami dignified
demeanor we arc apt to associate in our
immaginaiion with innocence, in a trying
scene like this, was pale and agitated;
shame and fear and grief were written on
every lineament eif her wan face. Her fa
ther, a white haired old man; was sitting
by her side, and Counsellor M. was con
sulting wiih ihem while the crier was ma
king order in Iho court, and the Court
were empaneling n jury to try the case.
The District Attorney then proceeded to
open ihe case on behalf of Ihe people, and
stated in substance that he expected to
prove, by circumstantial evidence, beyond
all reasonable doubt, the guilt of the ac
cused. The clerk of the corporation was first
called and sworn. Ho testified thai on
the Saturday before the arrest of the pris
oner, he had been paying off llie operatives
in the mill ihat he had taken from ihe
safe about the amount of funds necessary
for that purpose, in packages of from one
lo five hundred dollars that all of the
bills paid out were upon the Lowell Bank;
but ihat in addition to the sum paid he had
taken from the safe a package, in a brown
paper envelope, of five hundred dollars in
lens and twenties, on the Globe Bank of
Boston, which were lying on the desk in
side the railing ihat fenced, off his place
of business from the rest of llie office
Ihal llie prisoner was the last of llie ope
ratives who were paid Ihat day; and ihat
after having received her money, she sat
down beside a table to make an entry in a
small book in her possession at which
lime he stepped out of the office for a few
moments, and on his return she was gone,
and the package of money had also disap
peared. The witness was here shown a
lorn envelope "500,00- 10-S20-C. lobe
Bank." And identified it as the envelope
of the missing package, and Ihe writing
was in in his own hand.
Julia Mason was iho second witness
called by the prosecuting officer. She
testified that she worked in the same mill,
and boarded in the same house with the
prisoner. That on iho day but one after
Ihe money was abstracted, she had gone
out shopping in Ihe city, and by mistake
had taken Miss Kendall's reticule instead
of her own, as they were much alike.
That on her return, in removing llie arti
cles she had purchased, the envelope in
troduced in courl was found under ihem
but the seal was broken and no money in
il; ami ihat she immediately called the at
tention of the clerk of the corporation to
Ihe fact, and gave the paper to him.
1 he express agent testified Ihat about
the same lime, a package of five hundred
dollars was deposited in the office, directed
to J. Kendall, , N. Hampshire,
and by him forwarded to its destination;
by whom it was deposited it was impossi-
le lor him to tell.
The next witness' name was Miller.
He was employed as a second foreman
by ihe corporation had a reputation for
low cunning, and was universally disliked.
lie was a mm who, it was generally be
lieved would sacrifice friendship and ho
nor for his own advancement, an l who
had shown himself in more instances lhan
one, vindictive and revengeful to the last
gree. It was known in confidence to a
few, that he was a rejected suitor of Miss
Kendall, anel Ihat he had sworn he would
be revenged on her that if any other
man ever maele her his wile it should only
be after she had been disgraced forever.
II was also whispered Hint ho had lately
been paying marked attention lo Julia Ma
son, who had sworn to the findiiie of ihe
envelope. Miller testified that on the after
noon the larceny was committed he was
passing across the yard near the office;
uai nc saw me ciem come out, ami in a
few moments after the prisoner likewise;
that on seeing him she appeared somewhat
conluseil and llirust something into the bo
som of her dress; that he thought nothing
of il at ihe lime, nor until afler the theft
had been made, public, and Miss Kendall
Old Mr. Kendall was now called to the
stand, i he old man came forward with
a faltering step. Although he felt in his
own soul that his daughter was innocent
of any crime, he feared and believed Ihat
ihe weight of his own testimony would seal
her fate-.' Afler being sworn, the District
"Did vou, on or about Ilia 20lh day of
August lair, receive a par-sags ol money
hv Hnmi fnim llii. ..iluf'
"How much money did il contain, and
of What denomination Were the bills?"
"Five hundred dollars, in tens and
"Did ahy communication accompany
the money, and if so, what was il?"
"A few lilies merely. I waa directed
in the subpoena to bring it into court.
This paper is the one."
lis contents we're as fellows
August 20, 18.
Dear Sir: Please apply the accom
panying five hundred dollars towards the
satisfaction of the mortgage on your farm,
and oblige one interested in you and
Question, by the District Attorney: "Is
that your daughter's hand writing?"
"1 cannot say positively; it is not her
"Do you think it is her hand dis
guised? "I can conceive no reason why she
should disguise her hand In me."
"Answer ihe question, and do not com
ment upon or evade it."
The old man really supposed that the
money had come from her, and consequent
ly, as the writing bore some faint re
semblance In hers, he made up his mind
on its reception ihat it was his daughter's.
There wa a a struggle in his breast at the
repetion of the question. He cast an im
ploring look upon iho unrelenting ques
tioner, and then turned his eyes slowly
and sorrowlully upon his daughter's face.
He suppressed his emotions, however,
in a moment, and then answered slowly
."I should call ihe writing hers."
"What bank were the bills upon?"
The counsel for the defence objected to
this question on the ground that the bills
themselves should be produced in court as
the best evidence on Ihat point, but the
prosecution removed Ihe objection by
proving that the bills had passed through
several hands since and had finally been
taken west by a drover to purchase cattle
and that it was impossible to procure
"I cannot recollect ihe bank."
"Was it the Globe Bank of Boston?"
The counsel for llie defece again inter
posed, ami objected to Ihe question on ihe
ground that it was a leading question of
the most objectionable character, and put
loo, by the examining party to his own
witness. The court overruled the objec
tion, and suspended the general rule on
the ground that the witness, though no
doubt honest, was from the very nature of
the case, and by reason of his connexion
wiih iho prisoner, an unwillh g witness.
The old man cast another imploring look
upon the District Attorney, but he disre
garded (he silent appeal, as it was his duty
to do, and pressed llie witness for an an
swer. "I cannot swear positively, but I think
that was the bank," replied ihe witness.
"You say, then, that you have no doubt
they were upon the Globe Bank?"
"Oh, no! no! I dij not say Ihat I
cannot positively say, but I think ihey
were! I would not perjure myself to save
The old man buried his face in his hands
and wept bitterly; and many an eye in
that crowded court room was moist in
sympathy with the father's distress. The
prosecution here rested their case.
Counsellor M. in behalf of ihe priso
ner, addressed the jury briefly in opening
the defence. lie said that a: lo ihe com
mission of the crime by some one, there
was no doubt. That a chain of circum
stances, partly accidental, and partly re
sulting from a coincidence of independent
events, highly proper and commenable in
themselves, and hich he trusted he should
be able satisfactorily to explain, connected
wiih a deep laid scheme of Iraud and
villainy, involving in another not only the
crime here charged upon an innocent and
line trending girl, whose character up lo
this time had been above reproach, but al
so the deeper and more damning crimes
of conspiracy and perjury most foul.
That he trusted wiih llie aid of facts with
in the knowledge of the defence, and of
unimpeachable evidence w hich he should
ho able to produce facia, not only to ex
plain away all evidence on the part of the
proscculion.ihat was made against iho pris
oner, and lo set her character in all iis pris
tine purity before all men, but also to fix
ihe double guill beyond all doubt upon the
real party. That il he should suceed as
he amicpated, in shielding a really inno
cent person from the mistaken vengence
of offended justice, it was all the reward
he asked; and he trusted in Cod and in
llie righteousness of the cause in which
he was engaged, to be able lo show llie
chancer ol tho accused as pure and spot-
less as uie uoon-uay sun in Heaven.
There was a breathless stillness throuoh-
out ihe courl house during the progress of
mcse remnrKs. 1 lie conlident manner in
which they were uttered, in face of testi
mony so astounding, which had carrie I
conviction to almost every mind of the
prisoner s guilt, awakened a redoubled in
terest; and caused a painful idea in ihe
minds of the more reflecting, that possibly
in me sucnt worKing ol their own thoughts,
Ihey had condemned the prisoner loo
The gentleman who had held the mort-
gage was the first witness called by the
defence. He came into the court room a
few moments before with the drover lo
w!;u,n he had paid the money, accomna-
nicd by William Johnson, who, it now
came out, had been to seek him in Ohio,
and bring him back as a witness in ihe
case, 't be mortuaee testified to ib ni.
ment by him lo the drover of the same
bills he had received from Ihe prisoner's
lauie-r, uui ne couiu not indentiry Ihe bank.
i ou urovtr, nowevcr, swore positively
lhal they were on the Uranile, and not
on the Ulobe bank. That he noticed and
remembered ihem particularly, as lens and
twenties, check letter U," and that he
had paid them out for slock in small
amounts lat a lime, except two or three
of the bills which were then in his ns.
session, and which he produced in courl.
After having been searchini'lv crosa-mire.
lioned by ihe District Aitomey without
varying in the least from Ihe previous stale-
mem, ne was permuted to withdraw, and
William Johnson waa called upon the
stand. After havinir been shown tha Li
ter which accompanied the package of mo
ney sent to the prisoncr'a father ho was
asked . -
"Have yoo ever (eon that loiter beforof"
"Can you or can you not identify the
"I can. I wrote that letter myse!pi and
sent it with the money that accompanied
it lo Mr. Kendall, I drew it from ihe
Granite Bank of Boston, till I check in
my own name. From motives of delica
cy, il was kept a secret al the time; arid
wle.i I explained ilto the counsel for the
defence, by his advice it bad been kept a
secret until now,"
There was confusion and excitemSllt in
iho court room, and il was sometime be'
fore quiet could be restored. He said, in
answer to the District Attorney on the
cross-examination, that he had no secresy
or delicacy about the mailer now; that he
had been for some time engaged lo the
prisoner at the bar, and that unknown to
any one, he had taken on himself the pri
vilege of discharging the indebtedness of a
man whom he had known and honored
in early life, and who was the father of
his intended wife. The teller of Ihe Gra
nito Bank fully corroborated the drawing
of Ihe funds by Johnson, and produced
ihe ideniical check on which Ihey had
Miss Mason was nnw re-called, and
asked if she had lately purchased a shawl
of Campbell & Co.; to which she an
swered that she had and the price was
"Of whom did you receive the money
you paid for it?"
"Of Miller, one of the witnesses for the
Tho clerk of Campbell & Co., pro
duced ihe bill, which was paid by the last
witness for the shawl, and it was identi
fied as one of those which had teen stolen.
Miller was seen at this moment to be
making for the door, in evident haste and
confusion; but the eyes of the whole courl
were directed towards him and he was
immediately taken into custody by a war
rant from the bench. The trial was sus
pended for a short lime, while a search
was made of his apartment and nearly all
of the missing money was found in the
bottom of his trunk. The case was then
submitted without argument or charge, and
the jury at once returned a verdict of "Not
The most intense excitement prevailed
through the city. A crowd assembled be
fore the jail threatening to seize Ihe
villain Miller, and tear him limb from
limb, but being over-rulled by better coun
sel, they repaired lo ihe Court House, and
as the prisoner, (now prisoner no longer,)
came down the steps leaning on the arm
of Johnson, sent up a loud, long cheer to
heaven, which mado the welkin ring
again. The Counsellor and his fair client
with her father and Johnson, were placed
in a coache from which ihe horses were
unharnessed, and drawn by the ready
hands of excited men in triumph to their
Miller and Julia Mason were indicted
lor a conspiracy, and a trial set down for
that very term of ihe court; but a nolle
protqui was entered in her behalf, on con
dition that she would disclose the plot.
She said that Miller had promised her mar
riage on conditions involving her own dis
honor, and had afterwards refused lo ful
fill them. That he had subsequently re
newed his promises with the most solemn
protestations, in case she would lend her
aid in fixing the larceny which he himself
had commuted, upon Miss Kendall in
order, as he said, to avenge an insult he
had received at her hands and that he
had given her the twenty dollars which
she had paid Campbell ct Co. That afler
many promises and thrca s, she had
placed ihe envelope which was given her
oy Aimer lor that purpose, in the place
where she testified ihat il was found.
Miller was tried, found guilty, and sen
tenced to Stale Prison for ten years, Coun
sellor M's. reputathn was established as
a celebrated criminal lawyer; and Lucy
Kendall, wiih unblemished character, was
restored to her father, her lover, and her
A Boneless Body. The London pa
pers describe an inquest held by the cor
oner, on Elizabeth Vigors, aged live years.
The body "presented a horrible spcclacle,
being one lump of floh, twisted and dis
torted. Deceased's father slated thai soon
after her birlh, a girl threw-deceased over
her back lo the ground. Since the occur
rence, she assumed a curved position,
could eat no lung but breadmd bulte:-jnd
when touched her bones appeared to snap.
She had been under medical treatment for
a long time, without deriving tho least be.
nefit, He found her dead in bed. Mr.
Harrison, surgeon, made a post mortem
examination, i here wcro no bones in
the body; the limbs were purely of gris
tle. It was an aggravated caso ol what
was called 'rickets.
There are two periods in Ihe life of man
in which the evening hour is peculiarly in
(cresting in youth and in old ace. In
youth we lovo it lor its mellow moonlight,
us minions oi stars, its thin, rich, and
shooting shades, its still tereuity; amid
those who can commune wiih our loves,
twine tha wreats of friendship, while there
is none to bear us witness but the heavens
and the spirits that hold their endless sab
bath there or look into the -dcen bosom
of creation, spread abroad like a canopy
above us, and look and litfen till .we can
almost ace and hear Ihe waving wings
and meliing songs of oilier worlds. To
youth, evening is delightful; il accords
wiih the flow of hit liglii spirits, the ferv
our of his fancy, and the softness of his
heart. I'.veiiing is, also the delight of va
rious age; it seems an emblem lo the tran
quil close of busy life serene, placid,
and mild, with the impress of its great
Creator stamped upon it; it spreads its
quiet wings under the grave, and seems
to promise that all shall be peace beyond
Activity at Chilicothr The An
cient Metropolis published al Chillicolhe,
says there is great activity displayed
among the ruins in the burnt district, and
preparations for building are going forward
in every direction, The draw bridge over
the eanal at the south end of Paint street,
will soon be completed, when the removal
of ihe rubbish from the streets will be fa
cilitated, leaving more room for lb mate
rials for new edifices.
When is a lighted candle like t tomb
slnne? When it is sot up for a late hus-
A Touching Incident.
Wa heard yesterday of one ol the most
touching and sorrowful incidents thai, in
the whole course of our life, wit have
been called upon to record.
An aged mother a woman of aeventy
years left her home in the Emerald Isle
some ten weeks ago to seek the abode of
her children, who are now residents of
Afler a tedious passage, and the trouble
incident to a long journey, she reached
this city from New Orleans last Monday
night, on the board the Alex. Scott, and
soon she waa surrounded by her chil
dren. : t-
Her son was the Orst lo see her, and
hastened to inform his sister of their mo
ther's arrival. They met (the mother
and the daughter) in one long embrace,
which only ended as the infirm mother
sank wiih excitement to the floor. She
had swooned away in the rnptiiuroiis en
joyment of beholding once more a daugh
ter so long lost to her. She pronounced
a blessing npon her children, and then
fainted away. Whenever restored to
consciousness, the sight of her children
and the pleasing recollection of their pres
ence, would overcome her with emotions,
and again and again she would faint in
Physicians were called to' her aid, but
could afford no relief. For two days she
continued in this condition until worn out
with faliguo and excitement, exhausted
nature gave way, and the mother now
"sleeps well" in the green earth of her
new made home. How strange, how sor
rowful and how touching, are the inci
dents of life. Louisville Demoarat.
For the Town of Jeromeville, Jlihland
Lounly, Uhio, regulating llie Urathng
and Paving of llie Side If'alkt.
Skc. 1. Be it ordained by the Coun
cil of Ihe Town of Jeromeville! That
each owner or owners ol a lot or lots, on
Main street, shall Grade and Pave the
Sidewalks to such grade (as near as prac
ticable) to correspond with the grade on
said street, as tho Town Council may di
rect, with a curb of solid timber or slnne,
Ten feel in front of their dwellings, or
fenced and tilled and paved with brick,
stone or good gravel. Said paving is lo
commence at the East Corner of Huron
street, end run East throughout the town
plat, McCumbs' addition include d.
Site. 2. And be it further ordained,
ihat if the owner or owners of a lot or
lots, neglect or rcnfse to grade and pave
the sidewalks in front of their lots till the
fourth day of July A. D. 1852. Then
the Town Marshal is hereby authorized
and commanded to proceed forthwith to
advertise the letting of saiil grading and
paving, in at least four of the most public
places in ihe corporate limits of this Town
for al least twenty days, and after the ex
piration of said twenty days, to proceed to
sell on ihe place places where such grading
and paving is not done according lo this Or
el i nance, lo ihclowest bidder, the letting of
said grading and paving: but he shall in
no case offer more than one such job al a
time, each front of a lot being considered
Sec. 4. And he it further ordained thai
the Marshal shall notify the Council at
least two (lays before the day if sale . In
meet on the day of sale for the purpose
ol giving Ihe speciticationsof sale.
Skc. 4. And be it further ordained;
that as soon as the sale of said grading
and paving is closed, the Marshal shall
lorthwiih return the said specifications of
the sale to Ihe Maror, endorsing on Ihe
back of the same llie name or names of
of the person or persons lo whom such
jobs were sold, and ihe amount of the bid
for which each scperale job was sold gtv.
ing always the number of each lot where
such job is; and the Mayor, or in his ab
sence or inability the Recorder shall nolify
the Council to meet forthwith to consider
the correctness ul said sale, and the returns
of the Marshal, and if it meet wiih their
approbation, then, in that case, the Re
corder shall make out a list, stating the
number of each lot, and the owners name,
and the amount the grading and paving in
front of the same was sold for, and return
them to llie Auditor of the County for
Ihe purpose ol rnlleelon.
Sue. 5. Any Ordinance or part of Or.
dinace conflicting wiih the above, be, and
the same is hereby repealed.
JOHN McKAIIAN, Mayor.
C. K. Bollhan, Recorder.
April 0, 185.!.
Supplimenlary to an Ordinance entitled
"Jin Urdmunce, regulutinir the ura
ding and Paving Sidewalks, in the
Town of Jeromeville, pasted rfpril 6,
Sec. 1. Be it ordained bu the Coun
cil of the Town of Jeromeville, That the
owners of lots on Main street, from the
West Corner of Huron street, to the
Western boundary of the town of. Je
inineville. shall Gradn and Pure Ihn'ildn.
walks before their respective lots, on said
Maino street, in the same time and manner
as the foregoing Ordinance prescribes, and
in case of neglect or refusal Ihey shull be
dealt with, according In said Ordinance,
JAMES M. II AM MET, Mrtyor,
C. K. Bollman, Recorder.
May 3d, 1852.
"TOTICEIi hereby siven. that the eo-nirtnor-
ship harelQlurfl existing under Ihe firm ol
Kluhbi li Collin, it this dav dissolved by mutual
content. Tho eibinet bueioeit will heretlter be
conducted by J. D.Stubbt, at the old tttnd of
Blnbbt k lofhia, ind he it timber authomed to
tetile up all the butineti belonging lo said firm,
both te to making all collections and meeting
tuch eliimt it may be tgiinit Ihe firm. Periont
knowing themaeltee indebted lo end firm will
plette lo oil at the VYtreroom of J. D. Stulibt,
nncl tetue immediately. JON. D. KTUHIIH,
r. W. UOKFIH.
Mimh 14, IRS1. 7lf
TN perinncs of in order of the Probite C
X of Atbltnd county, Ohio, mid the 15th
dty of April, I85J, I will offer for le u Public
Vendue on the promises, on Ihe SSnd day of Mir.
A. D., IgAJ, Ihe following Rail Kiute to will-
Lot no. Al is Kuhn'iiddiuos lo Ihe Iowa of Polk
ia Aihtind county. Ohi.
Temt of 8ilei One hilf euh In bind, ind
one third In one yeir, and the balance in two
ycire Willi literati iron the dty or wle btch
piymenta lo be secured by Morlgige on. the
pramiMt. w. H. SPRINKLE,
Admlaltlritor of lolomaa K. Sprinkle
itm k A niton, Solt.ftr itl'r.
April ia, im. 4A
WONDERFUL CUBES! i
Dr. Rodgert' Syruv of Liverwort and
Tar and Chanchalguat for the com'
ptete curt of Coughs, Cola, Influenza,
Asthma, Bronchitis, spitting of Blood,
and alt other Lung Complaint len
S31 CO aDUPLTJySXCa,
THS GREAT COVQU REMEDY!
Htaderl have yotf t cnek. which
Ing, undar tb idea that I lit only comtnoa cold, d4
that It Will Boon "wear ittetf tV Let friend tall
you, In all ktiiUneen, wbat will toon ba tha probable
Inahort time, if too continue to neirlect tonrasiir. '
you will be-in to feel a acme of tisTbtnei and tmt
preiiion acrou the chest, accompanied With frequent
hat pdartl rig paini. Then a dry, hacking Cough will 1
ki iu "u nncii you raiw ati) in ing n win be a laic a
and yellowish or white frothy matter, trtaked, per
hapa, with blood. If you ailll take no medicine, theao
uitpleaiant aymptomt will increaie' and you will aoon
have hectic fever, cold chilli, night awrati, copious;
expectoration, and then great proitratlon. If yott
Hill neglect you rue If a Tew weeki or month will
ee you consigned to the grave, leaving your friendt 1
to mourn how rapidly CONSUMPTION did lit work
and hurried you away. Friend! have you no came to 1
be alarmed In the above sketch you may we a in
a glana, how every caM of coimumptlon progreinea.
km iiiuivm irnaiiUIIT, to a iaiai wrmiiiaiiOD. .
or all the thousands and m lliona whom thli area
DciUoycr Ins gatiierrd to the tomb, every singly caea
began with a CoM! Iflhiiliml been attended to, all
mlRht have bceu well; but, being neglected, under tb ;
fatal ti Illusion that It would 'wear IticIfolT," It tram
feired Us deadly action to the luoetance of the Luna
exciting there Die formation of tuhertlen. Another.
., ...!..., ,ijIU miiuvu iuci hi iuo name, uniu ineae
tuhpiclei bean to aoften and suppurate, leaving, by
their ulceration, great cavitle n in the lunge. At this
crisis, the disease Is very difficult ofiure, and often'
times sets at defiance all human means.
In the latter or womt tc, tills medicine will of
tentimes a' rest the disrase, or check its porgresa, and
mil iwa)n in a heme nation more comtoitable, ana
prolong hs life, and ii tlie-efoie worthy of a trial;- '
butln Its Incipient or for.nl. ig periods. Consumption1 -is
ascjrable as any other d'siase. and Dr. Kogers'Sy-'
Ktrup of Liverwort, Tar, and Caiicbaaf!ia,iftaken tA
tl'is lime, will cure It TTFA8 KUKKI.V am rp id m
TAKKJUQI Thti is strong lnsua.e, hut we can
reier you to n limner less iivi-ig witnesses toprove that
it is tine I And therefore, we earnestly exhort every
man, woma.i. and child, who has a finite h nr ! anhj
ject to Colds, to keep this medicine by you In the)
ihiusc, aim wnenever you lake cold, do not "lei it
alone" to work irischiefln yon--system, but eradicate?
it thoroughly, t-iti at once, by ibis powerfully healing
compound, and leave your luii-n uuiiijured, to carry
you in full vigor to a good old age)
Have you delicate, wea'.'y children, who are alwaTt
taking ce'd and sujrct lo CrounY Kemembarl thm
never i a cae or Coup, wi;n djj nntorlgnale 111
acoldl And when your tMldgoeafo hrd wiieeilng
and coufjtifiifr, you know not that, before mo.nlng,
CKOUF wav not urt lu, a.-ue -e you can set a Piiysl
cUi, youT-tear chMd nmv be beyond ;iie leacb of help.
We besem-h you. tlie-e e. as you value the Uvea of
your cbi'd en, kee,i ililx nnd'eine by you in tle bouse
and-w-iea your little ones a c cold and commence
couyi't?. ?,vt It to :irm at once, and rest not until
ue concilia en'- ely MM.'ctJ. We conscientiously
aver, afterUic most ette.it'cd experience, that if thie
st1 vice were fuilnwrd, no child need ever 1MB OP
CUOUP. for tlie cold would he eiir.nl. before it could
air' ve at this aT &vett a'd fetal staqe. Let evert1
Mo.l'Ci', especia l, herd wc'l these remarks, that ihe)
me." not ne-caiic, witen mourning over the early
Mid't ofsoiiie chelated blcson.. have occasion bit
te.l to ie,foatii lie se'ffo; her ctimlnal neglect. It
Is an o lit aiia-e, tiat iO he forewarned, la to be fore
anrcd." Fa. en In! so let it be in your case.
TTr Be si"-e to ask for Dr. A. Raiera I.TVRR-.
WOUT. 'J AH. and t'ANCHALAGUA. and let in nth.
erbe tia'mrd on to you.
CAUTION. INoue genuine, unless there li on tho
buff w.ivi'T. a note of baud, signed with a pen, by
For Kale by H. F. Whitney.
A. & 8. IIKNDKY, Droit, Miehinn. eon era!
agents for Ohio. Iy2ft
A Chemical Compound similar to (he
A'atural Oil of (he Hair.
SPANISH HAIR GLOSS.
ACLKAN, white and beautiful preparation for pro
moting ihe growth, and luxuriance and beauty of
the Hair iciiiuviiig dandruff, scales and scurf, nd
curing the cutaneous dicaeuf the scalp unequall
ed for keeping the Hair moist, imparting toitsrick
silky softness and highly beautiful lustre. Hi sooth
ing and agreeable progenies will be found remarkable,
applied cither to the head or irritotinns of the skin.
Il is unlike any of the Alcoholic and Oil preparation!
socmnitouly used for the Hair. Its superiorly over
all Hair proia attons com-Uts in its nropcrJci being
moti-teni'ife unit cool nf, Uatrad of drying and heat
Ing as the atcoiioc p enaratiom a.e: and being free
of me greay qt i-luies of r.ia row. oils, &c. Its pow
er to temove .ue r.lu.-'ioiis coaling which ohstruc
the pores of the sVn when unhealthy, and which
prevent the fnl'lclc l.oin ejittlin an oily substance
ncreitsa-y to the natural muistuie, beauty and growth
oi me iiair is unr-quaueu.
One ree ailication of the Ifairffiloss will Impart
amnrelasti iY beauty and moisture to the hair, than
a whole ho ie of the alculiolic preparations usually
sold;,beim" it will not soil the finest linen. Persona
whose hair Is slightly gray, will find this article to
make their hair darkrr. and render the erav hilra
scarcely nreceptlhle. Mothers will find this prepara
tion me nesi iney can use 10 uress O'liuren Hair,
keeniiifltin place, eivius it a most beautiful lustra
and causing ft to grow luxuriantly. If any prrpara-
lion oi ar i aiiis ne uair logrow, me hpanisa jiair
Glns will do it.
Ve r liberal discounts made to Dru Mists and thoea
who bur '? wiMilcsale. Addreaa C. P. Fay. Owego,
X. V. Price . cents per bottle.
Ilealeis ui Ashland count can learn terms on en
quiry of Editor of the Union, at Ashland, Ohio.
Pnce Reduced 1
Large Bottles-Onlr One Dollar.
Th. FiopftoUr of th. Oml Amimu tail; " Vilien's
ViemiLa LirioRTiirne Miitvks," tedioeS er tin
iiimi tolleiuuooi oT hit Amu. thnnihett let UaUet
Bulel led Cludi, bit BOW
Bodaced the) Pries
rbk tooiluu4v.il konrautlelti ui hi tM. Sim,
BwerortJi, he will pet in bit eoo tltt etlr, ell eettt
keuWn-ek. mail eriw will be
ThtpabUt wiMutam Ibet ibe tbaiMttr of tot MeaV
dot, lit Mmftb, ead eamlvt ffeptfOM will simais
Krim.ie, mi Ikt tut em will b, bawwel la pre.
ptrini tl it hwvtoTon.
Ai eU. Bwlld.., maim Iw ralrad prloe, will be putbuel
bp tine who bin toe ktikwtewid. lb Meialiue
wilb Itt virtiai, tht pfepnttof wttld btf to latlmta that bte
tjucl. It not te ba oltwad witL tb. vm eeMllt of ' KtoMOws
flhtdtpi" Il oltiaw for Half a mattr Stall v pmnt.
elt ewiii, laea ear Ka prtparetiM ant ftcart lit
ewrM ; and bit taMaiiwd tlMtf for elf hi pout bp ht tapame
audita! vtrtaai, and, intll tbarodietwe, ettjraladtd doable
Ibt pilot ef anp ether anlol. la tha line.
Moticb FoBTlcoLalLT. tha trUole Mtt with creel haaU
kef power and aeruiatp. apta the
Blood, IItst, Ildnsys, lasfs,
and til other ori ant. I pot tbt proper aetloo of wbieb lln ead
'Tblt awdierat hat s JMlp lift npite aj s laratdp lei
Dropsy and OraYsl
end ill dlioitBt ef Urn aiiirt. Il ewp bt rtllad ipaa whoa
Ibt lawllifenl phpaolaa bar thuiumi hie p.UMt,-ead let
lean dwtraHias dlittitt, BMft arpteiallp DioriY. tht ptapaV -etor
weald etmaotlp lad boatotlp roeoajtjoid It At Ml
pmm prne It a Mailp obtalwd bp all, and Ibt trill will prate
Cheapest Ktdlclnt la ths World. I
ty "loan atb for paapnleta-lhe arooli ftrt there IWIP I
rbop teatara ettr elilota ptiw of reoolpti, (re addlUoe le M
oalloel rattler) valaable for luifehold parpetai, ead waleh
will rare auar doltin par pan lo pnorJeal Iwittbttiitti.
Thne naolplt era lalrediotd le raake Ikt book ef treat
nlea. atklo rVoal Hi thereout It ee edtertbaif aediia Sal
Iho aidwlne. tho bwUaMap la rawer watch, It tea rem of
bjuiej freei all pane of tht enitrp. aup be nllod epoa.
tW" Veeiha't VoroUhlo Ulbeetripoe Minn, "-the
Onel Aieotloea Boraodr. eaw lor tele U eaarl botthjl el SI
aub.eaoll bottloi el Hoaotoh. He mail bonk. wU be
bated tfttt Iho prttealtteob It dlajund of.
Madpal OSka, I affile. H. V., SOT Hale Smtt.
(3. 0. VAUQUff.
K. I -Alt boon (uoopsas ha Mean ead doaVaa wMh
where at tranrattt beaaeai nut be BattaiHl.ei at ethlieria)
Will bo it'M I thorn.
Vol tiio at Aihlaud Ohio, by.
tylB - B. F. WHITNEY.
77i Ashland Co. Mutual lire Insuranct
CONTINUE to ittue Policial on the moil fltop
able termi, on tho etfer kindt of property
igiimt Lost oa Damaoe it Kiss.
Ritee of loturenre ee low ie eny eooed laetl
lution. Ineurence tike effeot the diy the sppli
eilioa ie mtdoi eorplm fundi divided among the
members ritke limited to Three Thomind Dot
lira. LOSSES PROMPTLY PAID.
Property limited on farsu ii Ininred at rates
ee low ee it oarj poitibly be afforded. All coat
monicntione lor the Co. muit be pott-paid. As
tire igente wanted ia story criintr la the Bute.
P. RIHtSKR, PrepieVtil.
Bierslart, L. J. 6PRENGLE.
Not. 18,1801. 16tf