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STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA. MAY 26, 1853.
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Ail Hour of Peace.
BY THOMAS MOORE.
How calm, how beautiful comes on
The stilly hour, when storms are gone !
'When warrior winds have died away,
And clouds beneath the glancing ray,
Melt off, and leave the land and sea
'Sleeping in bright tranquility
Fresh as if day again were born,
Again upon the lap of morn !
"When the light blossoms, rudely torn
.And scattered at the whirlwind's will,
Hang floating in the pure air still,
Filling it all with precious balm,
In gratitude for this sweet calm;
"And ever' drop the thunder showers,
Have left upon the grass and flowers,
.'Sparkles, as 'twere that lightning gem
Whose liquid flame is born of them !
Dream not, complacent, thoughtless man,
That heaven of thee takes special care,
Or swerves lroni its impartial plan
To give thy lot a better share.
For full a thousand millions more,
The showers descend, the sunbeams smile,
On each far continental shore,
Each lonely, eea-sequestered isle.
How vaster far the throng which saw
Our earth, since dawned her primal day,
Which flitted through the gates of awe,
In all the ages past away !
Dost deem thyself th' important one?
So thought each shadow gone before,
Each felt as, when its day was done
The earth and skies need stand no more.
Then simply spend the fleeting years
That bear thee toward the waiting gloom,
Content to share, with all thy peers.
The common hope beyond the tomb.
A Strange Adventure.
Mr. Redblossom drank rather more
than his usual allowance of hot rum, and
sugar, one cold night last week; the con
sequence of which was, he gave his wife
a rather confused account of his conduct,
on his-return home:
"Mr. Smith's grocery Etore invited me
to go and drink cousin Sain and you
see,- the wether "Was dry and I was very
sloppy so I said I didn't mind punching
one drink: and 'squeer how my head
went into the punch ! The way home
was so dizzy that I slipped upon a little
dog the corner of the street hit me and
an old gentleman with cropped ears and
a brass collar on his neck said he belon
ged to the dog and I was you under
stand 'ic that is, I don't know nothing
more about it!"
What a Taste.
In one of Col. Noknd's recent letters
from Arkansas to the N. Y. Spirit of the
Times, occurs the following paragraph :
I heard a hard yarn on an old toper the
other day. He was out of money, credit,
and liquor and almost froze for a drink.
Some mischievous fellow agreed to fur
nish him liquor if he would open his mouth
and swallow a small blacksnake that one
of them had picked up, it was a hard un
dertaking, but he "craved liquor," and
consented; open went his mouth and down
went the snake and a sicker man never
was known. He swallowed the liquor,
and;nowitwas the snake's turn to b6 sick
out He poped,- the same road he went in
at,- and in all probability is still running.
A gentleman who resided in the mines in
California, declared to me that he knew
a h'earty and stout Englishman, in the
mines, who every spring hunted up small
spring frogs, and swallowed six or seven
of them alive,rand never needed any more
medicine until the next Spring a great
improvement on mustang liniment, pain
jkiter, or any other of the patent medi
fsinea, I might, in a dead pinch, go the
frog, iut the snake I could not swallow,
any 'way it could be fixed. I would rath
er go tfte Jire oysters.
'The Xexas papers' declare the reported
idfscovcry of cold mines in that State to !
i)c a hoax the specimens of precious
metif exhibited having been brought from
- 'ijjgjAn elk can run a mile in a' jninute,
nTitKc-8peedoVthc wiifr ttfule df Tartar y
t is said exceeds tlwt.
TAKE OFF THE HATCH.
A Sailor's Yarn.
Having procured our horses, we set sail
for the country, and becoming interested
with our ride, we proceeded a distance of
ten miles before wo stopped.
At last we dropped anchor in front of
the dwelling of a Scotch lady, well known
to all of us for keeping good things. We
gave our horses to the ostler, and entered
the houso where wo were received like
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Havannas, destroyed some of the old la-
dy's oranges fresh from the trees, rolled
ten pins; and become so amused with each
other, that wc heeded not the hour, when
wk -t w.l t. nf ti,rt 9iw ,1
bawled back to.
" Look here, shipmates, what a row is
kicking up overhand."
We all ran out to look at the sight,
when we beheld the heavens black as ink,
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ana a tremenuous squaii coming up, wnicn
threatened a hard night in those diggins.
"What do you think of that boys?"
said Bob. " Here's a pretty go here
we are, ton miles out of our latitude, and
a storm gathering. It begins to rain now.
Put up your helm boys, and let her slide
for the house."
So we made sail under Bob's command,
direct to the old lady's snug harbor.
Wet to the skin, we began to lay plans
for the night, when our hostess entered
Bob commenced addressing her on the
possibility of her accommodating us for
the stormy night.
" Weel, weel, I dinna ken," and away
she bustled out of the room.
She came back with the grateful news
that she could provide for us all ; so we
settled down to our happiness again.
We amused ourselves in various ways
during the evening, when it was proposed
to turn in, as we must be up early in the
morning, to get back into the city in any
season. So we nladc a mb've at once;
and were shown to our beds for the night,
all but Bob ; he wanted tb4finish his cigar
first, and said he would soon follow in
It might have been half an hour after
we had left Bob below, smoking and chat
ting with the old lady, telling her he had
not been able to leave his ship all night be
fore,since she arrived inportjfor whileload
ing her he had been on duty all day, and
it came night he was tired enough to turn
right in. I say Bob was enlightening the
old lady in this strain, when we called to
him to come up to bed.
" Aye, aye," said Bob, I am coming.
Well old lady, pleasant dreams to ye.
I'll turn in now, and we heard Bob start,
for the stairs.
The house was an old fashioned one,
with a very narrow stairway and consid
erable entry at the foot of them; which o
pened directly into the sitting-room below
where we left Bob.
"Never mind the ligbt, old lady, I can
navigate up stairs," we heard Bob say ; a
door shut, and all was still as death.
" Where's Bob?" said one of our party.
" He's coming; I heard him bid the old
lady good night."
,n,t i i ui rv 7 I that it was the one called for; but on com-
" Well, why don't ho come up then 7 : . ... , , , J , ... , ,
' r paring it with the oook he found it to be
ldn t you sins out for him to come up!"Lnf TMc tVnmnntrinn nf ajv
JUion t you sing out tor mm to come up
" Yes, and all of ten minutes ago.
Pass the word there, fellers, for Bob."
"Bob ! Bob ! Bob ! Bob ! Bob 1" was
shouted from each one of us ; when we
heard him answer very mildly.
" Hullo !"
u Ain't you coming up ?"
" Yes I'm a coming."
Here was a pause for a minutewhen
no Bob appearing, wc began again :
u Coming up ?"
"Rot your pictures. I am up as far as
I can go' ! you're a nice set of boys, you
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Take off the hatch, will you! How -
in creation am I to get up if you don't imSe ot a ouple, whoso ages are, respec-
take the batch off-say ?" ' tive! f d ,wcre
. . , i 11 i, , . fers in the hey-dey of youth, and a matn
"Bob s drunk, fellers,-" was whispered imonial connection was then prevented by
among us. parental authority. They have each been
"Where could he get his rum V Ihe1
old Jady don't have any.
" We!l, he s drunk or, crazy-
about the hatch bein on. Tom, old fel-i
ler, you take alight and see where Bob
Tom turned out, took the light to the
head of the stairs, so that everything was
illuminated the bottom, when he scream
" Fellers ! follers ! come here and look
at Bob !" j
We all rudhecT to the spot, and looking
down we saw Bob with' his feet on tho
the second round of the did lady's clothes
horse, and his hands holding on tho up-
per one, bribging his head in contact with
wall, which lie called the hatch.
We went down to Bob with the light,
making everything vissible, which before
was enveloped in pitchy darkness.
The old lady kept her clothes horse
hung up on two spikes in the entry, at
the foot of the stair3. The entry being
dark and narrow Bob had got hold of
what he supposed to be a ' Jacobls ladder,'
and commenced -ascending the rounds un
til his head touched the hatch.
ILecStires Oil Etri tiaiBlasaj.
Mr. J. Tiffany, of Cleavclaud, has
(published a serious of Lectures on the sub
ject of Spiritual communication, embody
'ing many remarkable cases. Among
them we find the following:
X7 I,wU1 mention another example. Mr.
j Nathan Whinney, of Warren Co., Ia., is a
medium for these communications. His
wife lost a brother about nine years of age,
in Wilmington, Clinton Co., Ohio. This
brother's name was David Allen Everett.
This lad previous to his death, had lost a
rrf!.'f L-n?fV toViicIi lift nriTftfl rnrir li?rlilr
in searchin for inh he anJd 0?herf!
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had spent much time. After David had
been deceased for a year or more, his spirit
purported to be present to communicate
through his brother-in-law' Mr. W. Mrs.
W.,who was strongly inclined to doubt the
genuineness of the manifestations, reniak
ed, " David, if this is really you, you can
tell us where you lost your knife and
where it can now be found." To which
he replied u Certainty, I can see it now;
it is lying in the pigeon-bos in such a
barn, in Wilmington, Ohio, with the blade
open." He then gave directions how
they could get to the box, by climbing up
on the scaffolding, &c, and ho requested
that the knife might be obtained and
be kept to be presented to his little neph
ew, (a son of Mr. and Mrs. W.,) when he
should be old enough to appreciate it, as
a gift from his spirit uncle. Mrs. W.
wrote to her parents in Wilmington, re
questing them to look for the knife, and
thus test the correctness of the commu
nication. They had removed some five
miles from the place where the knife was
lost, and had not sufficient confidence in
the communication to go five miles to test
it. Two young men being present at the
time the letter was received, and being
curious to test the matter, mounted their
horses and went and made the search,
and found the knife in the exact place
described in the-letter, with the blade
open, a3 described. And the knife is now
being kept to be presented according to
the request of the little spirit-giver.
Thus I might continue giving an indefi
nite number of cases illustrating this point
but the above are sufficient.
These manifestations indicate a decree
of intelligence superior to that of the me
diums or any other person present; and
they also indicate an intellgence purely
intellectual in its character. Illustra
ting this point, I will give the casq of
Prof. Miller, of Cortland Co., New York.
He visited certain mediums in Auburn,
N. Y., for the purpose of investigating
this subject. While there, ho endeavor
ed to obtain indications of intelligence of
such a character as to render it certain
tbat tue answers were in no way dictated
bv the mediums. He therefore selected
a subject for investigation that would re
quire a degree of intelligence not posses
sed by one in a hundred thousand. He
called for the spirit of La Place, the cel
ebrated astronomer and mathematician,
and directly the spirit responded to his
call. "Now," said Professor M., "if you
arc the spirit of La Place, you can demon
strate to me such a problem in such a
book of your ' Msxhanica Ccblcstis.1 The
spirit responded by giving the desired
demonstration. He took it down as giv
en by the spirit, not being quite certain
correct. This demonstration was of such
a character that Prof M.'knew no person
present excepting himself could under
stand it after it was given. Prof. M. also
applied another test. There was in his
mind a mathematical problem which ho
had been endeavoring to solve for some
time, without success. While here ma
king these investigations, ho submitted
that problem to the spirits of La Place
and Newton, and they solved for him the
problem. Here certainly was an indica
tion of a very high degree of intelligence
concerned in the production of these
phenomena. I might add many other
cases, but the above are sufficient for my
Romantic. The Snrintrfield fMass.
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Republican publishes a notice.of the mar-
married, each lost a partner by death,
The frosts of time have failed to chill the
affections of their hearts, and, with the
weight of years upon them they have now
'come together,' to fulfil the vows' of their
" It is well to leave something to those
who come after us," as the gentleman
! said who threw a barrel in the way of the
constable that was chasing him.
A Yankee editor says'' The march
of civilization is onwardronward like
the slow but intrepid tread of a jackass
towards a pook of oats,''
Delaware, Leiiish and Wyoming
To the Editor of the JSf. Y. Tribune.
Sir : A communication in your issue
of the 29th of April speaking so very dis
paringly of this enterprise and of all its
friends at this place, makes it necessary
for me, but with some reluctance, to ask
your insertion of this avowal of all the
facts in connection therewith. That we
of Wilkesbarre havo so far borno with the
many misrepresentations respecting this
valuable improvement is evidence that we
detest strife and have no sympathy with
those who are so ready to engage in it.
For a period of twenty-five years at
different times it has been agitated to o
pen an outlet from our rich and easy
working Coal-beds to the Delaware Wa
ter Gap. Various diverse interests, be
lieving that such an outlet would materi
ally mar their prosperity, have had a
tendency to retard our hopes and endeav
ors. These are now beginning to yield
to the well known and desirable fact that
there is sufficient demand for our staple
to give business to all the projected lines.
With one exception we think we have the
good wishes of all. This exception it is ne
cessary to mention comes from those who
have the control oftheLegget'sGap Bail
road, and are the proprietors of the village
call- ed Scranton. That this should be so is
to us quite unexpected, as in all their re
quirements for legislative action they have
hitherto had our hearty co-operatidri.
That, after having expended four millions
of dollars (without much success) in their
laudable endeavors to find iron ore and
as good anthracite coal as wo have in
our valley, is not our fault, and the fol
lowing well known fact in this valley
will fully establish what it is actually ne:
cessary the New-York people should know.
When the Pennsylvania Coal Compa
ny commenced its operations, it purchas-
ed large bodies of lands m the lmmedi
j ate proximity to Scranton. That Com-
pany built a Bailroad from Hawley to
j these lands. It expended vast sums in
: searching for coal and endeavoring to
I develop the coal that it was believed these
j lands contained. After all their outlays
of time and money, it found the lands so
purchased utterly valueless and worthless.
I Operations upon them were discontinued,
: and they were abandoned. The alterna
tive was then presented to the Company
of extending its railroad 18 miles further,
which would lead them into the Wyoming
V alley, four miles above our town, or a-
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determined, and that decision has made
tho Pennsylvania Coal Company what
it now is, a thriving and prosperous con
cern. The foregoing speaks volumes, as (
far as the purity and abundance of our
coal deposits over that in the Lackawana
Now the Cobb's Gap Railroad, which
is to be used for the purpose of building
up Scranton and connect with that won
derful achievement, known as the Leg
of connecting us with New York, expec
ting to make us tributary to Scranton,
and travel 18 miles out of our 29 feet
veins to take a railroad with much steep
er grddes, and passing through the thous
ands of acres or rough timber-land, which
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has been recently purchased by this thri
ving Company and who have taken all
the Stock, without paying much for the
same, with tho expectation of issuing
Bonds, to carry out their private specula:
tion. The distance from Wilkesbarre to
the Delaware Water Gap, is no greater
than from Stranton,the grades easier and
right of way open without money or price,
in fact the timber also. Look closely in
to this magnificent project. There are
over six Coal Companies in Wyoming
Valley who would use this wood, and
hence it would be a common road, and
not used for the promotion of one coal
bed, as would be the case at Scranton,
where the land for some four miles square
is owned by one set of proprietors, having
but one interest, namely, the building up
of that place and making all others tribu
taries to it.
Let us examine this subject further.
In the article alluded to, the grade of the
Cobb'iJ Gap Road is held up as being
more easy than ours. One simple fact
will put this all right. The Cobb's Gap
i3 compelled to overcome precisely the
same elevation from the same basis as the
Delaware, Lehigh and Wyoming Valley
Road,, but the difference in the facilities
to do this are greatly in our favor. The
Lackawana Valley is 19 miles, while the
Wyoming Yalley is 32 miles in length.
Scranton is situated 13 miles from the
eastern termination of the Lackawana
Valley, and six miles from its western
verge, which it connects with the Wyo
ming Valley. It is on the outer rim of
the Lackawana and at the base of the el
vation which it is compelled to Overcome
with its Cobb's Gap Road ; the elevation
(as before remarked) to overcome is tho
same in both routes, and is 1,100 feet.
Th6 distance from Scranton to this sum
mit the only distance i t can employ to as
cend it is six miles all told, because it is
placed in the very jaws of the gorge it is
compelled to employ, and cannot; move a j
mile to the right or left to obtain distance.
This fetters ,the Cobb's Gap Road hope
lessly to the employment of a grade of
very nearly 200 feet to the mikunless it
can run down into the Wyoming T'cioy
'to obtain its distance and ih tvn'nacf.
sett's Gap Road, is placed before the New ' i a i f xi t 'r..
qT . !i 1 i L- I, i i you will have coal of the purest quahtv
1 ork public, as the only practicable mode JA. OT. , . Vnw Vn , p:, r , ,
For tho whole distance through Cobb's lie ving still that Gen. Jackson is Presi
Gap, the railroad of that name is located j dent of the U. S. and Toting for him
in the narrow pass, already occupied in a1 once in four years. Well, this Whigfbas
great measure by the Gravity road of the for Hie last twenty years, it is said, held
Pennsylvania Coal Company, which takes t the office of Justice of the Peace, in this
up the last, and almost the only possible 'commuuity, by a sort of commofarconsent.
ground, and is obliged to twist along con- But this year political excitement being
siderably to get throughthe same. This; quite stiring, a project was formed of turn
would oblige the Cobb's Gap to 'be at an! ing the ''Squire out of office, and' putting
increased expense to go over, under, and in a Democrat.
around this road of the Pennsylvania Com-j On the day of election, the people as
pany. Now mark the difference in regard semblcd and tlie voting commenced. -to
the road from our place. The Wyo-' The election was held in an old distillery,
ming Valley, as before mentioned, is 32 land the ballot box was a large gourd.
miles in length, nearly double to that of ; The opposing candidate was the, owner
the Lackawana, and very different in all of the distillery; and there was whiskey
respects in mineral opulence and magni-enough on the premises for them all to
tudc, from its western termination to the swim in.
Mill Creek Gap, which is 7 miles East of! The 'Squire was early dri the ground
Wilkesbarre, and through which the Del- to watch the proceedings. He came oh
aware, Lehigh, and Wyoming Valley j the ground bare footed, and unincUmber,
road will leave the Valley, in a direct ed with any other garments than his shirt
line, is 25 miles to our summit. Now any and pants.
unprejudiced mind may see at once that After eyeing the proceedings for some
this whole distance may be easily employ- time in silence, he rose up and told the
ed, if necessarv, to overcome the summit' crowd that he wanted to make them a
from our town. The entire eastern slope;
of the mountain, along which our road
would pass, is a gentle declivity, and so
unbroken that it would cost little more to
grade a railroad along its side than to
construct a common countrvroad. and in
connection with this advantage, the route
along the said slope would pass over the
vast seams of our best coal, nearly to the
summit of this mountain.
The center of our Yalley is the Renter
of the Coal Basin, from which the'seams
spread for miles across the same and high
up on the mountain-side. This surely i3
interesting to New-Yorkers, who desire
clveap and 'pure fuel. The elevation of the
Mill Creek Gap, above Wilkesbarre is
800 feet ; from that Gap to the extreme
summit, which is 300 additional feet is 11
miles ; thus, to overcome the whole eleva
tion of 1,100 feet in a direct line, neces
sary to pass from the Wyoming Valley
to the Delaware Water Gap, 36 miles of
distance can be advantageously employ
ed. I speak from actual knowledge, and
my statements can be corroborated by
Col. Allen, who is now engaged in ma
king the actual surveys and estimates,
with two competent corps of assistants,
one at each end of the line. The exami
nation made thus fai', which is about 1 0
miles toward the summit from our town,
proves to be at a grade of a fraction over
60 feet to the mile. We wait for his re-
port with perfect confidence that it will be
found satisfactory to all our friends I by repeating ah offence, I was determined
f Itio mnrri tonf in rn Infirm frifnrmninrri"' r... . -r
Zr:: : .r: 'Tu
ish my somewhat lennthv communication
Coal has been mirchased from individ
uals here for some of your companies at
from G3 to 85 cents per tun, ready pre--
; pared and in the cars ready for market;
and at this price has paid well to the sel
lers. Now, taking the above rates as the
basis of coal delivered upon the line of
our road, and adding anything reasona
ble for toll and transportation that you
! please say 2, more than is paid upon
tile price you now pay upon an aver
age the year round. And what will not
this accomplish in commerce, manufac
turers and domestic economy in your city?
To build and equip this road for the pres-
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eht a single track is only needed to de
volop what it is asserted here, which will
require an investment of $1,000,000, a
J sum which would be more than saved
to the City of New York at the reduced
; price of fuel after it shall have been inj
operation a single year. Can you doubt
it ? Look at the Delaware and Hudson
Canal, and the Ponns3lvania Coal .Com
panies. Are they not great favorites with
your capitalists 'I The Pennsylvania Coal
Company have expended eleven millions
or more to construct their improvements
by distant and circuitous routes. What,
then, is there to hang a doubt upon in
building this road of 55 miles in length,
which brings the great juglar vein of tho
Anthracite coal formation within five hours
of your city ? Does any one believe that
New-York will cease using Anthracite
I call our formation the jugular vein,
from the fact that besides numerous les
ser seams, our whole valley is underlaid
by the mighty white ash veins of 25 feet
and the red ash of 27 feet in thickness.
This should. settle the question of Cheap
Fuel. You cafi avail yourselves of it, if
west irom our town, that has been success -
fully worked for more than twelve years,!
Company's mine is a mile and a balf east;
of AVilkesbarre. They arc and have been
excavating from their 26 feet vein 80,000
tuns, per annum, which they send altogcth -
er down the Susquehanna. But this j ar-
ticle is already -drain out much more than
I intended and I will close by saying that
ho more this subject matter is examined,
L iugiBauiQMOi i impuiu u tu yum
CitV Will I'm nroberlv annreciated
, . I'AiuPlay
WiUiclibarrc. Penn., May 5, 1S53.
In one of the remotest recesses of the
. Mountain Diatrct" of Tennessee, there
' lives but one solitary Whig. All the rest,
i belong to tho untcrnficd Democracy, be-
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you desire, at a comparatively small out-, how wild were my prayers that she ught
lay. Why, Mr. Editor, there is an open-: know, if but once, that I kissed her. But
ing in Plymouth Township, seven miles all iu vain: she liesin the tomb, with a little-
and so enormous is its thickness that the ! there waves the gentle grass; there birds
excavations do not extend to thrce-quar-!sing their matins and their vespers; and
ters of an acre. The Baltimore Coal there lies the freshness' of mv heart.
speech. " Agreed,.' said they all. ile
accordingly mounted a whiskey barrel
and then commenced:
" Fellow Citizens: I've been looking on
J here, and I see plainly
here. Fellow Citizens
what's going on
I've been a Jua-
tice of the Peace here for the last twenty
years, and a good many of you know that
I've saved you from goin' to the Peniten
tiary, and now you are trying to turn mo
out of office. But I just want to tell you
one thing I've got the Constitution and
Laws of the State of Tennessee, and just
as sure as you turn me out of office, Til
bum cm up! if I don't blame me, and
you may all go to ruin together."
The effect of this speech was tremen
dous, and he was re-elected by an over
"Kiss Me Mamma, Do Kiss Me."
The child was so sensitve so like that
little, shrinking plant that curls up at a
breath, and shuts its heart from the light.
The only beauties she possessed were an
exceedingly transparent skin, and large;
mournful blue eyes.
I had been trained by a very stern,
strict, conscientious mother ; but I was a
hardy plant, rebouding after every shock.
Misfortune could not daunt, though dis
cipline tamed me. I fancied, alas, that
I must go through the same routine with
, on lt4 h.A ax'a m(i pdinrv
l vnm.h her severely. 1 was very sen
bus all day, and oh
her to her
little couch, I said:
'Now, my daughter, to punish you, and
to show you how very naughty you have
been, I shall not kiss you to-night."
She stood looking at me, astonishment
personified, with her great mournful eyes
wide open. I suppose she had forgotten
her misconduct till then, and I left her
with the big tears trickling down ' her
cheeks, and her lips quivering.
Presently I was sent for. " Oh, mam
ma, will you kiss me? I can't go to sleep,
if you don't," she sobbed, every tone of
her voice trembling; and she held out her
hand. Now came the struggle between
love and what I falsely termed duty.
" 3Iother can't kiss you, Ellen," I whis
pered, though every word choked me.
Her hand touched mine; it was very hot,
but I attributed it to her excitement.
She then turned her grieved face to tho
wall, and I left the room for tho night.
It might have been about twelve, when I
was awakened by the nurse. Apprchen-
sive, l ran to tuecmid s cnainner.
did not know me ; she
crimsoned to the throat, her eyes so bright
that 1 almost drew back aghast at their
From that night a raging fever drank
up her life and what, thiukyou, was tho
incessant plaint poured into my angiished
heart? "Oh, kiss me, mother do kiss
me. I ca?it go to sleep. You'll kiss your
little Ellon, won't you, mother! Izanrt
gO to sleep.
Holy little child, she did go to sleep one
grey morning, never to wake again. Her
hand was looked in mine, and all my veins
icv with its gradual chill. Faintlv tho
;i;ht faded in those beautiful eves.
She never knew me, but with her last'
breath she whispered, "I'll be good, moth
er, if you'll only kiss me."
Kiss her ! God knows how passionate
'but unavailing' were my kisses upon Ker
i check afer that tatal night. God knoV's
1 urn at her head, and a rose-bush at her feet.
There grow the sweet summer flowers
j Remedy for 1 fro Yellow Fever,
, A correspouden wvites. A few
j 6 j m in c with a j,
c ain of a mcrchantshi p ,rUo'lTad
madc many to the west Indies,
and ako tbcasfc of Afri andihe
iuformed me that as an ant5doto to A
f ; nvnVil;iinr in those elinmliw hp nl.
ways took with him a large bottle of fine
1 ly pulverized charcoal, of which he gavfe
'his crew a teaspoouful three times liday
in a glass of water, and he never lost a
man by the yellow fever,' though otlieV
ships were dailylosingtheiiien. SboSlU
any one have faith tb" tiRrJftfr goo&'
effects. T hope it may bepu1bHadwicfe,
world." (Knglish papur