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Tcne?" Ron- O'JIore."
?^!r?il-red 0,,'u?rd : and fPread t0 '
a J17 ; ? u?norei1 ban,'er our Others once bore,
And fitst to thi top-mast llie star spauzles nail,
1111 our country s great conflict is gfuriolisly o'er!
Th^r fought for that Freedom, so long ouriproud boo.?t,
A?.PLrl^tteir fo"V:,e-,he,r honor. Oieir life;
And ?nail all be betrayed, or dishonored, or lot.
And their sons hazard nought in the patriot strife ?
The laurels they won are "till rrreen in their aye,
And never shall fade in a chaplet so pur?j;
^ ai,ld clearer? ?n history 's page*
Klow tJle proud record while lime *hall endup
"Then onward! press onward! nor pause ye to ren.
Www i a \? your i- found in the land ?
Th.V^ tluit is marshaled by 1'olk of the West,
_The bulwarks of Freedom securely shall stand '
Autumn has Come.?'? The last rose of Sum
mer has laded, and its decaying sweetness is liri
genng in the air as if loth to leave it's lonely now
er. bee its declining loveliness in the eolt still
ness of the night, when the moon is sfeepins and
nature has hushed her whisperings. The"iniii
night zephyr, like angels' sighs, waits away on
her bosom its departing fragrance to thi> dark thick
clouds ol Autumn?Soon no relic wifl be left t"
tel of its softness and radiance; the Waiter's robe
will cover with ileecy whiteness the husbandman'?
cherished fields, yet the mazy current of life will
be flowing. The fresh green forest will soon
cease to wave with the cooling winds of summer,
and standing skeleton-like, will sigh and bustle
with the tierce tempests of winter. The purlv
brook will hush its deep low murmurs, and sport
no longer with earth's green glories, hoarsely on
will it roll its turbid waters, flouncing through the
drilted heaps to the oceans boundless main
These changes are like the changes of.man,
? " To-day he puts forth
Hie tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossim?
And bears his blushing honors thick up.m him :
I he third day comes a frost, a killing irost,
1 hen he panta and fades and dies away,"
Christianity.?Christianity, like a child "oes
wandering over the world. Fearless in its inno
cence, it is not abashed before princes, nor con
founded by the wisdom of synods. Uefore it the
blood-stained warrior sheaths his sword, and
plucks the laurel from his brow; the midnight mur.
derer turns from his purpose, and like the heart
smitten disciple, goes out and weeps biiterlv. It
brings liberty to the captive, joy to the mourner,
freedom to the slave, repentance and forgiveness
to the sinner, hope to the faint hearted, and assu
rance to the dying. It enters the hut of the poor
men, and sits down with them and their children;
it makes them contented in the midst of privations]
and leaves behind an everlasting blessino-. It
walks through great cities amid alftheirpomp and
splendor,their imaginable pride and their unuttera
ble misery, a purifying, ennobling, corr*ctin<r and
redeeming angel. It is alike the beautiful com
panion oi childhood and 1 he comfortable-associate
of old age. It ennobles the noble; gives wisdom
to the wise; and new grace to the lovely. The
patriot, the priest the poet, and the eloquent man,
all derive their sublime power from its influence.
Female Friendship.?I have heard it said bv
many, that friendship is a cold feeling when com
pared to love. It may be so with us mee, bul not,
1 think, with women. i\fen love each other on
more selfish principles than women do. The pas
sions, the politic?, the mutual services of men,
make them friends ; but women become such from
the pure impulse of their own hearts, when neither
passion nor opinion nor obligation knits the bond.
In conformity with this, they delight more than
w-,- do in the outward marks and signs of affection
?the sympathies of gentle words, kind looks, and
ardent expressions; whilst we demand the more
essential proo's of friendship, not merely in pro
fession, but in acts often ol the sternest character.
A woman's delicacy and strength of feelinn- rests
more satisfied with the will to serve, arid in the
unspeakable joy of finding another existence in
the heart of a beloved friend.?Mrs. Brays Cour
tenay of Wahc ilon.
Beauty of Childhood.?A lovely woman is an
object irrcsistably enchanting, and the austere
grace of manhood" fills the sou. with a proud sense
of the majesty of human nature;?but there is I
something far less earthly and inore intimately !
allied to our holiest imaginings in the purity oi' a
child. It satisfies the most delicate fancv, and the
severest judgment. Its happy and affectionate i
feelings are unchecked by oiie guileful thought,
or one cold suspicion. Its" little beautiful face be
trays each emotion of its heart, and it is as trans
parent as the silvery cloud veil of a summer si n,
that shows all the light within. It is as fearless
and innocent in its waking hours as in its quiet
slumbers. It loves every one, and smiles on all!
I have sometimes gazed upon .1 beautiful child
with a passion only equalled in intensity by that
of youthful love. The heart at such a time is "stilled
with a mixed emotion of tenderness, admiration
and delight. It almost aches with affect ton. I
can fully sympathise in a mother's deep idolatry.
I love all children, and have often yearned to im
press a thousand passionate kisses, upon a stran
ger's child, though met, perhaps, but for a rtionent,
in threatres or in streets, and passing from me like
a radiant shadow to be seen 110 more. The sud
den appearance of a child of extraordinary beauty
comes upon the spirit like a flash of light; and of
ten breaks up a train of melancholy thoughts, as
a sunbeam scatters the mists of morning? The
changing looks and attitudes of children?aflbrd a
perpetual feast to every eye that has a trm; per
ception of grace and beauty.
Young AIex?1Ieli> Yourselves.?" Provi
dence," we are told, '? helps them who help them
selves." A true proverb, and worthy to be .-.tamp
ed on every heart. Passing on through life, you
will find many a stream that will cross j our path ;
but don't sit down and mourn. If you can't wade
across tjirow in stones to stand upon or bring forth
a dead tree from the forest, and you will soon make
a bridge and be safe on tiie opposite side. To-day
you are opposed in your project. Don't stop ;
meet the opposer, persevere; and you will con
quer?Providence will assist you. "You have iki -
ed in business?come out from under the toad
stool of despondency and try again ! Zounds!
if you don't help yourself anil persevere you will
do nothing, and be punched at by every beggar, an l
every pau|?er on crutches, who passes along.?
Young friends have died, bury them; but don't
linger in the churchyard mourning, because they
are gone and you may go next. Up with you;
throw oft'your tears and go to work and be happy ;
'tis the only way.
In fine, help yourselves in all places, at all times,
and Providence will assist you, smile on you, anil
make life a scene of active enjoyment and1 real
Caution.?Remember, the first false step iji the
life of a female, is seldom if ever forgotten:?there
fore conduct yourselves at all times and in all
places, with modest propriety, considering a' heart
free from pollution and crime, of more value than
the richest gems of Peru. Letyour motto bo puri
fy and religion;?your guide, the Holy Bible ; vour
associates those, and only those, who regard the
laws both of God and man, always letting ;nuTY
govern your conduct rather than pleasure. Shun
tne libertine, however pleasing may be his per
sonal appearance, or great his earthly possession,
regard nun as a deadly foe: and ever worship at
the shrine of innocence and truth, although it may
be in the meanest garb of penury and want. .
Our Faults.?It is with our faults as -with
horseradish?it is terribly difficult to exterpate it
from the earth in which it has once taken root;
and nothing is more discouraging to the cultivator
who will annihilate this weed from his ground:: tian
to see it, so lately plucked up, shoo tins? forth .i;*ain
freshly to the light from roots which remained Du
ried in the earth. One can get quite out of
patience with the weedy Toil, and one is, \tl:en
this soil is one's own dear self possessed by. the
most cordial desire to set off far, far from one's Keif.
A THHH,Lf.\G INCIDENT.
We find (he following thrilling adventure rela
ted m a la's number 01 the New York Weekly
Messenger, but whether it is from the pen of Ma
jor Noah or not js mora than we can sav. Read
and weep. J
I passed entile natural avenue and came upon
!v,lSTni ^y ieehnfs were very poetical as I
, j sl7-'y 2owares the village'Thurch. I
? fit , ;h P?I-'"lar l1iroacher was holding forth,
and the lit. to mtj-etmgshouse was much crowded
?Several P^ons wen? standing up, and I soon
discovered that I mu-i retain inv perpendicular
position, a>- every seat was crowded. J however
passed up the akic until I gained a position where
1 could have a fair? vioy o! the faces of nearly all
rimffi1? ? / ?r t!"' congregation looked" cu- 1
nou-lj at r,if, for I was a stranger to them all. In !
a few moments however, the attention of every I
person appeared to he absorbed in the ambassa
in?r,hi^riC" 11 i'?feran to t:i^c a" interest !
"*he r r"'- speaker was fluent, and I
man> of his .lights weir- even sublime. The mu
sic ot the words and the- fragrance of the heath i
seemed to respond to hii .-loqSence. j
Then it.was n<i great; stretch of the imagination '
to fancy that the white =handed creatures around
me, with their porting Lips and artless innocence
were being* of higher sphere. As inv feelings'
were thus divided Between the beauties*-.nd biesf
'Jtwal j l,e.!u'? worlds; und rapt in a sort of po
an a, imJfr'.' 1 *?mc ^nces at ,nePof
an animated character. -
I need n?- describe tlje sensations experienced
b> a jouth iv!ien the eyes of a beautiful woman
rest tor a length of tuite upon his countenance,
and when hi- imagines jiimself to be an object of
interest to her. i retuijned her glances with in
terest, and l ir.nv ill the;tenderness into mv eves
which the sre:?e, n.y meditations, and the preach
er s discourse had inspiivd in my heart, doubling
nut tiit- (air y-.-nng darnel possessed ki..dred feel
ings vi-jth piy.-- li?that wo were drinking togeth
' r at the fountain of inspiration. How could it
be otherwise i
She had been born and nutured amidst these
wilds and rom untie sceties.and was made up of
romance, ot poetry and tenderness; and then I
thought ol the purity of woman's love?her de
votion?-her truth. I only prayed that I might [
meet with her where we might enjoy a sweet
interchange of sentiment. Her glances continued.
Sever.il times our eyes met. My heart ached '
with rapture. At last tin; benediction was pro
nounced. I lingered aixnit the premises until I
saw the dark-eyed damsel set out for home, alone j
and on loot. Oh! that the customs of society
would permit; for we are surely one in soul'.
ruei tormal'ty ! that throws up a barrier between
hearts made ior eacu other ! Yet 1 followed her. 1
Nie looked behind, and I thought she evinced
some emotion at recognizing me as the stranger
j ot the day. i then quickened my pace, and she j
j actually slackened hers, as if to let me coine up 1
with her. 1
1 - Noble young croature!" thought I: " her art
: less and warm hc&rt is superior to the bonds of
I I reached within a stones throw of her. She '
j suddenly halted, aid turned her face towards
| me. My heart swelled to bursting. I reached
; the spot where she .stood. She began to speak,
and 1 took ot my hat, a= if doing reverence to an
; " Are you a pedlar ?"
U' '|l!il"r '!" ? ?'r'' t',at's not ra-' occ"Pati?n." j
i 1 1 r 11 ' ,1 kl?ow>" continued she, not very
bashfully, and eyeing ine very sternly?" I thought
wlicn I saw you in the meeting-house, that you
' rlrj ,, e Pc'(':ar w,1? passed oil'a pewter
halt dollar on me, abjnt three weeks ago, and so
w as detei mined to keep an eye on yon. Broth
er John lias got home now, and he says if he 1
catches the fe.dow he'll wring his neck tor him:
and I aint sure but you re the good-for-notiiinjr
rascal alter a!i ?" b ;
Header, diil you ever tai;e a shower-bath ?
'? I'b r.ss O.v.?This is a speech, brief, but full of
inspiration, and opening the way to all victory
i r,1yl'Zry ?XaP<jleo?'s career was this'? un
der alJdinieulti'.s and discouragements, " rncss
? V , :s?'vc- I he problem of all heroes, it is a
ru.e by wmch to wei jh rightly all wonderful suc
cesses and triumphal inarches to fortune and (re
nins.? It should he tlifc motto of all, old and vcuncr,
high and low, fortunate and unfortunate,so called.
"} kessOn ! ?Never despair, never bediscour
ag.-d, however stormy the heavens, however dark
t lie way, however creitth' d.tficulties, and repeat
ed the tailures, " 1'ress on
Ii fortune has played false with thee to-dav, do
thou play true for thyself to-morrow. Iftliy rich
ty, have taken wings and left tliee, do not weep thy
:,u:iy> hut be up, 5nd retrieve the loss by new
energies and actions. If an unfortunate bargain
has deranged thy butanes,, do not fold thy arms
and give up all as lost, but stir thy self and work
the more vigorously
If those whom thou hast trusted have be
trayed thee, do not he discouraged, do not idly
v. "i'p. but "i'ressox ?" find others, or. what is better,
?am to live within thy self. If thy affections have
been poured out like water in the desert do not sit
(low n and perish of thirst, but press on, a beautiful
crisis is before thee, and thou mayst reach it if thou
y. lit. Ii another has bf en falsi; to thee, do not thou
increase the evil by being false to thyself. Do not
?s.i v the world hutii lost its poetry and beauty, 'lis
n't so: and even if it bo so, make thine own poetry
aV beauty by j: brave, a true, and above all, reli
Sally St. Clair.?The late of this beautiful '
I reole girl was lamentable. She loved Serjeant
Jasper, who once in the bloody conflicts of the
b,.uth saved hei life. At the time when she saw
a separation from liitn was in prospect her feelings |
were intense. To sever her long jetty ringlets,
savs a writer of the ta;les of Marion, to dress in
male attire, to enrol herself in tlie corps to which
he belonged, and follow his fortunes to the wars,
unknown to him, was no sooner conceived than
taken. On the night before llie fatal battle she
; was seen bending over his couch like a good and
: gentle spirit, as if listening to his dreams. A
< tierco conflict ensued?the lovers fought side by
side in the thickest of the light; but endeavoring
| to turn away a la need aimed at the heart of Jasper,
the poor girl retrieved it in her own and fell bleed
ing :it his feet. 1 ler sex was discovered after the
j battle, and there was not a dry eye in the corps,
when Sally St. C'uir was laid in her grave, near
the river Santee, it: a green shady nook that looked
as if it had been stolen oat of I't-adise. The love
cfstvh a maiden is as sacred as an angel's, the
greatest prize that a >nan could ever win, and
what in these da ys, we1.fear, is seldom known.
Don't Fket.?This is a world of ups and
downs, of crosses and contradictions. Every day
turns up something to disturb the unanimity of
one's temper. But it is worse that useless to
fret. Fretting is like caustic applied to a sore.
It inflames but never cures. A fretful spirit is nev
er happy, and it d:ives happiness from all other
spirits with which it co.nes in contact. We say,
then, if the world goes wrong, and it does that
pretty often, don't fret. If a man cheats and then
laughs at you for a verdent one make the best of
: it^ and keep cool.?Fretnnc* will only make a bad
j thing worse. If you bnsiak your leg, or find your
: favorite seat at the lyceutn occupied?if the stage
! upsets, or the cars leave.you behind?if the cook
spoils your dinner, or the thick headed servant
mis-delivers an important message?if the "dear
image of its beautiful mother" repays your ca
resses by thrusting its tiey fingers into your plate
of soup and wining them on vour snow white
shirt l>osom?if the bank (ail and State repudiate?
keep your temper. Repeat the alphabet, read the
hundred and nine-teenth; psalm, do and say any
thing " lovely and of good reportbut as you
value quietness of mina and tho good temper of
others, don't fret. It is marvellous how much
good nature and patience will do towards curing
the ills to which flesh and spirit are heirs.
Accounts from St. Helena state that no rain
had fallen at the Island of Ascension for fifteen
movhs > -All the spring^ were dried up, and the
inhabitants were obliged to cruise off the island
in vessels, to catch ram water for consumption.
Dying Rich.?The inordinate thirst for gain
always leads its votaries to disappointment, not
only in life but in death; for he who accumulates
money tor the sake of dying rich, cannot and does
not enjoy it in his life, while in death it can afford
him no consolation to know that the treasure of
his heart is about to pass into the hands of those
who may squander in a month the labor of years.
-The only way to estimate money, or appreciate its
value is to five employment to the industrious
rather than give alms to the idie?to use it as a
talent given by God to do good to the deserving
rather than hoard it up for selfish purposes. Use3
in this way it bestows blessings upon the posses
sor and those around him, and" may. in death be a
crown of rejoicing," while the living in after
years, will still bless the memory of the righteous
Mansers.?VV itli virtue, capacity, and good
conduct, one still can be insupportable. The
manners, which are neglected as small th'ngs, are
often those which decide men for or against you.
A sligh: attention to them would have prevented
their ill judgments. There is scarcely any thing re
quired to be believed proud, uncivil, scornful, diso
bliging ; and still less to be esteemed quite the
reverse of all this.?La Hruyere.
At a Whig Mass Meeting, near Wellsville Ohio,
Col. John A. Rogers, a distinguished and talent- j
ed speaker from Tennessee, was present by invi- I
tation, to address the assemblage, which he did !
at length. With the magnanimity characteristic i
of a.: honorable opponent, he prefaced his remarks
by stating that " It was proper for him to declaje
that Col. Pallidas a man and a gentleman, hadKo I
superior ; thai he had known him in private lit'
served with him in the Legislative Hall ? that
in pom! oj talent, he had few equals; and his integ
rity oj character was above suspicion.
This testimony, from a neighbor and warm po
Ltical opponent of Col. Polk, took the leading
Whigs all aback. Some of them swore he was?.
? <!?d fool to make such submissions," and many
more wore puzzled to account for it. They could
not conceive that a man could be a Whig without
being a tradu^er, and were quue put out of coun
tenance by the honest and manly course of their
own invited champion. It is to'be hoped the ex
ample will not be without its influence on the
\V ings there and elsewhere.?Buffalo Courier.
'?Tax It."?The two syllables at the head of
this article contains a H hig ncipe to make a coun
If you want the people of the United States to
be rich, collect about forty millions of dollars an
nually, and put it in the treasury. Nobody pars
the money ; ever}' body is richer for it! And if
you want the people to be very rich, collect forty
millions more and give it to the Manufacturers ?
Nobody pays it. Thus with a rich government
and rich manufacturers, made so by a tax which
nobody pays, the riches of our country must be
But will an honest Whig say this is not absurd ?
. ,n one we put the question how THIRTY
or r OR IV millions ol dollars can be collected
from the people annually by the tariff-and nobodu
be poorer for it ??Expositor. *
Farmers Read and Reflect !?By the Prices
current, the Farmers will see that flour is now
quoted at ?3,75 per barrel! ! and has a downward
tendency, while every article used bv the farmer
has been enormously taxed in price. Will the
farmer still shut his eyes while his substance is
departing from him ? If so, the fault is his own
?let hi in not grumble at wrong who refuses to
right that wrong when he has the power at the
ballot box.?Halt, lle/i.
The present Federal Party?It is alike cu
rious and instructive to trace theriseand progress
olthe names of the present Federal party? In
I t io many of thnin were Tories. In 1787 Con
vention Monarchists. In 180S Anti-Jeffersonian
Improvement Men In 1811 British Bank Men.
Jn 181:2 leaceand Submission Men. decln-in<r
that it was unbecoming a moral and religious
people to rejoice at victories obtained over I: up
land. In 1813 Blue Lights. In 1814 Hartford
Conventionists. 1818 No party Men. In 1820 Fed
eral Republicans. In 18_?(i .National Republicans.
In 1828 Anti-Masons and Adams Men. In 1832
Clay Men. In 1837 Conservatives. In 1830
Democratic Whigs. And in 1811 Coons and
i y , e"- 11 they are honest in their ententions,
why do they change their name so repeatedly ?
Smut.?It is astonishing how slowly the most
valuable discoveries in agriculture make their
way .amongst the great mass of the farming com
munity. W e have great complaints this year of
smutty wheat. Why should the faimer permit
his hopes as well as his grain to be blighted bv
this pestilential fungus, when there is a preventive
so sure and well established as the use of brine and
lime , lor the twentieth time we repeat, that
numberless experiments, reported upon the most
unquestionable authority, establish the fact, that
will soaK your seed wheat in strong brine,
and then having spread it upon your barn floor,
silt over it one twelfth of its bulk of freshly slacked
hme. raking it in well, your crop will be freed from
the semblage of smufr?Southern Planter.
'1 he wholesale way in which harvesting is car
ried on in the broad and fertile fields of Prairie
Konde, Michigan,?where six thousand acres of
u heat, in a body, stood this year,?is thus describ
rpi a *er '? *'le ->v- V. American:
J he harvesting is done after a fashion unknown
in our region of three or four acre fields. A resi
dent of the prairie has invented a machine, which
he lets out at ?3 j>er acre, which cuts the crrain,
brashes it cleans it, and put.s it in a bag really for
the market. It is drawn by eight yoke of cattle,
or as many pairof horses,?requires "the attendance'
ol eight or ten men, and finishes from 20 to 25
acres a day. The cuttle are beside the machine,
and urge it onward. As it proceeds it cuts the
grain near the head?the straw being of little or
no value .iere. This is rapidly passe#through the
other processes, and is turned out into a sort of
hopper behind, from which it passes into a hair
that, as fast as filled, is carried to a wagon in'at
attendance, and replaced by oU.ers ; so that wh at
standing in the morning may be flour before night.
All the pain and oats are thrashed by machines
worked by horses?flail being scarcely ever used.'
The Cotton Crop.?More Unfavorable News.?
The Washington (Ga.) News and Planters' Ga
zette of the 5th inst. says :?" The prospects for a
large crop, which were very fair some weeks since,
are destroyed by the .long continued drought.?
There has been no rain of consequence in the last
six weeks, and the consequence is that the growth
and production of the crop has entirely stopped.?
Some planters tell us their crops will not be more
than half of what they had reason to expect a short
time ago. What there is however, is said to be
of excellent color and quality."
Important Discovery.?We learn, says the
Cincinnati Commercial, that a gentleman of this
city has made an important discovery in making
a new species of light, surpassing, it is said, the
Bude or Drummond. As soon as a patent can be
obtained it will be put in use in Cincinnati; one
lamp at the heighth of200 feet will light the whole
city. The brilliancy is said to be equal to the sun
at noon, and the material cheaper than that used
for any other light. It is said that $300 will light
the city as above, one year.
Emigration os a Grand Scale.?We learn
from a Liverpool paper that a large section of Cal
vanistic Methodists, 1,000 at least, from Csernarvon
and Anglesey, are preparing to emigrate to this
country, with a view to forming a community on
the banks of the Mississippi.
?' Those who quit their proper character to as
sume what does not belong to them, are, for the
greater part, ignorant both of the character they
leave, and of the charaner they assume."?Burke
Drags. Medicines, Oils, Dye-Stuffs, &rc.
J. II. BEABD & Cc
ARE just receiving a large
and fresh supply of Drugs,
-Medicines, Oils, &c. <?c., which
they respectfully offer to their
customers and the public in
genera), at reduced prices and
on the usual terms.
July 17. 1844.
OKA.MtiKS ANI> LE.TIOSS -Fresh
Oranges and lemons, Filberts, fresh Candy,
Almonds, English Walnuts, Pecan Nuts, &c.,just
received and lor sale bv
July 17, 1844. J. H. BEARD & Co.
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISH, Ac?
White Lead in Oil, large and small kegs,
Linseed Oil, Spirits of Turpentine, Copal Var
nish, Japan, &c., Chrome Green, do. Yellow, Red
Lead,Venitian Red,Spanish Brown, Yellow Ochre,
&.C., for sale low by J. H. BEARD &. Co.
July 17, 1844.
Tobacco, sniff ani> sfuars,
A large variety, for sale by
July 17, 1844. ' J. H. BEARD & Co.
BOOKS, STATIONERY, Ac.?Fancy
Bibles, do. Pravet Books, do. Testaments,
School Books, Miss Leslie's Complete Cookery,
American Gardener, school books of every descrip
| tion, Steel Pens, Quills, Blank Books, Slates, Pa
per, Inks, Lead Pencils, &c., &c., for sale bv
July 17, 1844. J. H. BEARD &- Co.
PERFUMES, Ac.?Cologn Water, Lav
ender Water, Bay Rum, Otto of Rose, Toilet
Water, Bear's Oil, Indian Oil,BuflaloOil,MtC.issor
j Oil, Balm of Columbia, Jayne's Hair Tonic, Poma
| turn, Lion Pomatum, Bear's Grease, Soaps and
! Shaving Cream of every variety. Call and see,
I at the store of J. H. BEARD & Co.
July 17, 1844.
PATENT MEDICINES SWAIM'S
PANACEA, Houck's Panacea, Jayne's Ex
pectorant, Dr. Duncan's Expectorant, Brigg's Ara
bian Balsam,Harris's Ring-worm and Tetter Cure,
i Swayne's Syrup of Wild. Cherrv. &c., for sale by
July 17. l'?44. J. H. BEARD & Co.
FOR THE SUMMER?A beautiful ar
ticle ol Gentlemen's Calf and Morocco Walk
ing Shoes, very light, neat and fashionable. Also,
Slippers, Pumps and Boots, home-made, for sale
i low by J. J. MILLER. i
July 17, 1844.
Fancy silk vesting* a few
pieces fashionable Fancy Silk Vestings. Al
so, real Bandanna Silk lldkls. just received and
; for sale low at MILLER & TATE'S.
| July 17, 1844.
SALT.?20 Sacks Coarse and Fine SALT
best quality and large size at
July 17, 1844. E. M. AISQUITH'S.
BACON.?On hand, a lot of very nicely cured
Bacon, hog round, low for cash.
August 2, 1844. MILLER &. TATE.
TO THE IVLBLIC.
THE undersigned would respectfully announce
to the citizens of Shepherdstown and its vi
| cinity, that he still continues the
in its various branches. His shop is a few doors
below " Entler's Hotel," on the opposite side, ad
joining the Grocery Store of Bilmyre & Co., where
he has on hand a good supply of Furniture of va
rious kinds, and ol the best quality, which he will
sell on liberal terms, and take in exchange all kinds
of country produce, at market prices.
1 He would also give notice that he has provided
! himself with a good HEARSE, and will at all
; tilnes be prepared to furnish Coffins, and to convey
them promptly to any place in the countv, at the
' shortest notice and upon the most reasonable terms,
j THOMAS HOPKINS.
Shepherdstown, August 2,1844?6in.
TO HOUSE BUILDERS.
rjpi HE undersigned again gives notice to the citi
: J- zens of Jeilerson County, that he is prepared
to Ercct, Alter, or Repair every descrip
tion ol" S TUiSE or MUCK JJUILDIXGS.
Several years experience at the business, during
which time he has erected houses that will compare
in point of durability and general linish with any
others in the county, enables him to promise that
he will not be surpassed by any contractor in the
Valley of Virginia. When desired, he will fur
nish the entire materials for Stone work, as also
for Brick work, except the Brick. The materials
will be furnished, and the work in all cases done
as low, as by any builder in this section of Virginia.
Prom his facilities for the speedy execution of
work?his practical experience at "the business
and a general desire to please those who may em
ploy him?he thinks he may reasonably ask a call
from those having business" in his line.
He may he found for the present at the building
in course of erection by Dr. L. C. Cordell in
Charlestown, who, with Mr. Wm. S. Lock, will
give any information to those not personally ac
quainted, in reference to his general capacity for
business belonging to his line.
JOHN W. IIEAFER.
August 2, 1844?tf. (Free Press 3 times.)
STRONG Cider Vinegar, for Pickling-, for sale
by J. J. MILLER.
Aug. 30, 1844.
I pf SACKS of coarse and fine Salt?at re
jl duced prices for cash. Farmers will find
it their interest to call and see me.
August 23, 1844. J. J. MILLER.
BACON.?PRIME BACON, Lard, Flour
and Corn Meal, for sale by
August23, 1844. J. J. MILLER.
LAKD FVK SA1.E.?A lew jars ot nice
family Lard. E. M. AISQUITH.
August 9, 1844.
LATELY received, at the old stand formerly
occupied by F. \V. & R. B. Rawlins, a gen
eral assortment of
Hardware, Cutlery, Shoe Findings,
Brushes, Japanned Ware. Ac.
Also, on hand, the entire stock of TIN-WARE
of the late firm, all home-made and warranted.
My stock consists, in part, as follows:
Long-Handled and Grain Shovels, and Spades;
Pilch-Forks, Scythes, Sneades and IliJIes ;
Long and short Traces; Halter Chains;
Broad Axes, Hand Axes, Adzes,Drawing Knives,
Hatchets; Pannel, Compass and Tenant Saws;
Firmer and Sockett Chisels; Augers, Auger
Bits, Braces and Bits, Extra Brace-Bits, Gimlets ;
Fore, Jack, Smoothing, Sash and Tongue and
'Groove Planes, Plane Bits, (single and double.)
Gages, Spoke-Shaves .Files, Rasps, Rules, Squares,
Steel Blade Squares, MasonPlastering Trotcles ;
Curry Combs, Horse Cards;
Bell-mettle Kettles;' Tin Plates, assorted;
Locks, Bolts, Hinges, Screics, Tacks, Brads;
Cast, English Blister and Country Steel; Strap
Table Cutlery, Pen-knives, Scissors, Needles ;
Razors and Strops; Spoons; Metal and Wood
Sash Springs; Coffee Mills;
Scales and Weights; Paint, White-Wash, Shoe
and other Brushes ; Shoe Blacking ;
Shoe-Thread,Pegs, Bristles, Awls and Handles,
Shoe Knives,Pincers, Rasps, Nails, Lasting Tacks,
Boot Cordand Webbing, Peg-Cutters, Size-Sticks,
an assortment of Shoemaker s Kit and Kit Files;
Japanned Spittoons; Trunk-., Sugar Boxes,
Nurse and other Lamps, Canisters, Candle Sticks,
tf-c., all of which will be sold cheap for cash.
I intend keeping on hand an assortment of the
above articles, ana respectfully solicit a share of
public patronage. I invite all to call and see.
July 17, 1844. THOMAS RAWLINS.
Playing, Visiting and Blank Cards,
George COOK, ot'the late firm of ELY
SMITH AND COOK, fqr the past six years
manufacturer of the celebrated Bartlett Cards,
would inform the public and the patrons of the old
establishment, No. 71 Fulton st., -where he has al
ways been employed, that he continues the manu
facture of all the varieties of Playing, Visiting ami
Blank Cards, heretofore furnished by the establish
ment?and that orders for the various kinds will
be faithfully and promptly executed, on application
to his sole agents, Messrs. Ely & Latham, No. 71
Fulton st., at the following prices, usual discount
off, for cash or to those who buy to sell again, viz:
Eagles of Star. Chain and Dot, Wave, Diamond,
Marble and White Backs, ?36 per gross
Harry 8, same description, 30 "
Decators do. 24 K
Elssler do. 21 "
Merry Andrews do. 18 '?
Highlanders No. 1 star &. marble backs 15 "
tt ? 2 " (i 44 12 44
Enamelled, Ivory and Pearl Surface Cards, at
the following prices:
No. 15 enamelled,85 50 Ivory and Pearl Surface 2 00
tar. No. 14 do. 550 do 187 i
No. 1? do. 4 50 do 175
No. 12 do. 4 00 do 1 50
Snrt.No 11 do. 4 00 do 1371
No. 10 do. 350 do 125
No. 0 do. 300 do 1 124
No. 8 do. 2 50 do 1 00
No. 7 do. 2 50 do 100
No. 6 do, 225 do 100
No. 5 do. 2 00 do 75
No. 4 do. 200 do 75
No. 3 do. 175 do 62 ?
No. 2 do. 150 do 62 i
No. 1 do. 125 do 50
Embossed Enamelled Cards, tinted and plain,
beautifully polished with elegant designs as bor
Printer's Blank Cards.
Small Blanks (Playing Card size) No. 1 815 per Gross
a << <t (( h 2 12 44
Large " " " " 1 24 "
ii tt it tt U 2 21 44
Double small (double size of small) 1 30 "
ii ii ti ii it ^ 24 44
Double large (double size of large) 1 72 "
ii ii it ti tb o 63 "
Also all the above sizes of every color to order.
Other sizes cut to order of either of the forgoing
Mourning Cards of various sizes made to order.
Gold Bordered Cards " "
Enamelled Sheets Cap size, and 20 by 24 inches.
Ivorv Surface, " ' "
KTAlso Hail Road and Steamboat Tickets made
to order, of any color, or ot different colors, as may
July 17, 1844?tf*
Philadelphia Type and Stereotype
JOHN SON,(successor to Johnson &.Smith,)
in announcing to his friends and to Printers
generally, that he has purchased the interest of
of his late partner in the Foundry, desires to inform
them that he has made large additions to his as
BOOK, JOB, AND ORNAMENTAL LETTER,
And that he will continue to add every descrip
tion of type which the improvements in the art may
suggest, and the wants of the trade require. His
assortment comprises a greater variety than any
other Foundry in the United States, and his prices
are 20 per cent lower than heretofore.
Chases, cases, printing ink, and every article used
in a printing office, constantly on hand.
Estimates will be furnisheil in detail for Book.
Newspaper, and Job offices, on stating the style
and quantity of work to be done, and specimen
liooks will he forwarded to persons desirous of ma
king out orders.
Of every description, promptly attended to as usual.
July 1", 1844?3111*
JOHN T. WHITE, Type and Stereotype
Foundry, 45 Gold street, (second door South
of Fulton St., N. Y.) The subscriber would call
the attention of Editors and Printers generally to
his new Specimen Book, recently .issued, which
contains as extensive and complete an assortment
of TYPES, FLOWERS and ORNAMENTS as
can be found in any other establishment in America.
The reputation of this Foundry is believed to
be fully established, having been founded upwards
of thirty years since, and reference is confidently
made to many of the leading journals in the Uni
ted States and the Canadas, as to the beauty and
durability of the type.
Specimens of many new and beautiful articles
have been procured from England, France and
Germany, and an experienced cutter is constantly
employed in getting them up exclusively for this
foundry, and thus additions are being almost daily
made to the already extensive and unrivalled as
sortment possessed by this establishment.
A large variety of Ornaments, calculated for
the South American and Mexican markets, and
Spanish, French, and Portuguese Accents, furn
ished to order.
The subscriber is agent for the sale of the Na
pier, Smith and Washington Presses, which he
will furnish at the manufacturer's prices.
Also, Chases, Cases, Brass Rules, Composing
Sticks, Ink. and every article used in a printing
All of which can be furnished at short notice, of
as good quality and on as reasonable terms as at
any other establishment.
OLD TYPE taken in exchange for new at 9
cents per pound.
Editors or printers wishing to establish a news
paper, book or job printing office, will be furnish
ed with an estimate in detail for the same, by stat
ing the size of the paper, or the particular style
and quantity of work to be executed. 5
N. B.?The types upon which this paper, (the
Spirit of Jeflerson) is printed, were purchased at
July 17, 1844?tf*
Groceries. ?I am now receiving, and
offer for sale, a fresh supply of Groceries, at
very low prices. S. GIBSON.
Harpers-Ferry, July 17, 1844.
OLD RYE WHISKEY A good sup
ply of Old Rye Whiskey, favorite brands,
and a few bairels first proof copper distilled Wliis
key, at 37 1-2 cents per gallon, with a considera
ble deduction in price by the barrel.
Harpers-Ferry, July 17, 1844.
Encourage Home manufactures.
THE subscribers have on hand, a general as
sortment of Home-made Shoes and Boots,
made by workmen in our own town ; among which
are the finest stitched and pegged Boots. Also,
very fine and fashionable Calf and Morocco Shoes,
with those that are more substantial. We.expect
to get, in a few days, a large number of coarse
Shoes and Boots, suitable for servant's service, to
which we ask the attention of farmers and others
in want of any of the above named description of
Boots and Shoes. Any work sold by us xvill be
warranted. Prices low. MILLER &. TATE.
July 17, 1844.
Buckskin gloves a supply of
Winchester made Buckskin Gloves, very su
perior, which I will sell cheap.
JOHN G. WILSON.
Harpers-Ferry, July 17,1844.
AT COST.?As the season is advanced, I will
sell at first cost, my entire stock of Balza
rines and Borages. They are of spring purchase,
and among them, the most superior qualities and
latest styles may be found. Lidies can now have
an opportunity of getting elegant dresses, at very
reduced prices. Call and see.
July 17, 1844. J. J. MILLER.
of rats and mice. Pr:ce'^?H jje'arD & Co.
Aug. 23, 1344. '
*71* EG AR.-PrimeHard CWcrVme|? a
V i-.iy 1844. E. M. AloM" ^? J
-**TOOi..?The subscriber will gj*e ube 1
J IQUOR8.-N E.
ii 1st and 4 th proof, *nAjUEL GIBSON.
proof. For sale by A i?jj
Harpere-Ferry, August 9, 1344.
c IPERIOR HATS?a supply of Ro
S gers's Best Beaver and
will be sold low. JOHN G. W ILbUN
Harpers-Ferry, July 17.1844.
GODEY'S MAGAZINE AND LADY'S BOOK.
Vol. 29, from July to December, 1844.
A SEW VOLUME.
THE PIONEER MAGAZINE, after which
all that have succeeded have copied, the num
ber of plates, the quantity of matter, thei stylelot
embellishments, the pages of music, the fashions,
the Editor's table, the color ol cover, etc. etc.
BATTLE-GROUNDS, MEZZOTINTS, &c.
We announced previous to any other person that
we would give views of the Battle-grtunds of
America, painted for us by Russell Smith.
announced this publicly in our advertisement pub
lished in 1843. Of course we thought ot ita long
time previous to this. >Ve should have been the
first to have published as well as the first to have
announced it, if it had been our good fortunate
have met with a plate already enera\ed. lhe
only picture of the battle-grounds yet published
(May 24, 184-1) was one engraved eight years
since for Mr. Herring of New York. (
We assert die above boldly and pledge oureelt
to the fact.
To illustrate our battle scenes we have the pow -
erful assistance of John Frost, L. L. D. No other
reference need be made to the abilities of this gen
tleman for the task than to refer to his various
I works upon the American history.
FUTURE VIEWS DARKLY HINTED.
It will be impossible for us to further increase
our popularity here and abroad, but we are deter
mined to keep up in our hitherto unrivalled eourse.
We have in our engraver's hand views o1 eelebra-'
ted places everywhere in the United States, ana
every thing that appertains to our country, en
graved by Alfred Jones of New York, engraver to
5ie Apollo Association.
This will be a new feature in our book, and will
be much inquired alter by our imitators; but they
must find out our localities; we will not give them
a hint of them. Suffice it to say that seven of thff
plates are now completed.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF EVENTS IS AMERICAS HISTORY.
We have now in the hands of the engravers de
signs by F. O. C. Darley, W. Croome, W. Hamil
ton and Humphreys, several beautiful illustrations
of the devotedness of the fair sexto the great cause
of the American Revolution.
The Lady and the Arrows of Gen. I>*e.
First news of the Battle of Lexington.
An incident in the Life of Gen. Marion.
The Gallantry of Moll Ifjtcher.
These are all from original designs, and are Of
ureat merit, hi addition to the above, we shall
from time to time seize uj>on every event of any
imiKjrtance to illustrate, and also give charming
views in the neighborhood of our own city and
FAVORITE RIDES AND WATER SCENES.
The following " Contributors" are, we believe,
vet unappropriated :
' Miss Leslie, Mrs. E. F. Ellv, Mrs. S. A. IIaler
Dr. R. M. Bird, Mrs. C. Lee llentz, H. W. Her
bert, T. S. Arthur, Prof. John Fro?t, W. G. Simms,
Mrs. 11. F. Lee, Mrs. M. E. Robbins, Mis* Meta
M. Duncan, Mrs. V. E. Howard,T. Ledyard Cuy
ler. Rev. John Pierpoint, etc. etc.
Three of them authors of the best novels of the
day, and all of them contributors to Godey's Maga
zine. One certainly the most piquant and lively
writer of the times. Another the most graphic and
truthsome novelette writer ourcountry has overpro
duced. And the others most celebrated, and whose
writings are published in the best magazines of our
country. Another author of the best domestic
sketch, of which 200,000 has been published.?
There is still material enough for a portrait galle
ry, and we will, if its suits our pleasure, go on with
it, and not otherwise.
It would lie supposed by the tone of some of our
cotemjioraries that a capital idea is a rarity among
Philadelphia publishers; that the discovery of a
striking and popular feature for a magazine is a
thing which requires to lie announced with a flour
ish of trumpets, and thrust upon the public notice
in posters two yards long stuck up at the corners
of the streets." We dare say such brilliant ideas
are rarities with others. In fact it must be so, or
they would not lie constantly appropriating ours ;
hut we pray the public not to put such an estimate
on our resources as such people evidently put upon
theirs. The fact is that we have heaps of these
things which we have never thought proper to
announce, because there was not the slightest ne
cessity for it. This idea of the Battle-grounds has
been lying by us for years. We engaged Russell
Smith and John Greenough to commence the paint
ings for them before the earliest period claimed by
any others as the time when they first conversed
or thought of it. This we can prove by letters
written at the time and not by vaguely recollected
conversations. And what of it ? The priority of
claim to a tiling so very simple and so obviously
appropriate is a matter of no importance whatever,
and we are only induced to mention it by the im
portance which others attach to it.
It amuses us not a little, as we dare say it does
the public, to see with what avidity, suggestions
and announcements of ours carelessly thrown ofT
as matters of course, are seized by others and trum
peted as astonishing discoveries of theirs. We
expect that the idea of offering premiums for su
perior pictures will next be seized upon, and claim
ed as original by others. But it will serve them
no good purpose. Those whose resources, like' i
ours, are ample, inexha ustible, can afford to laugh /
at such trickery and ridicule it as it deserves.
If any other magazine in this or any other conn
try can"produce a list of writers equal to the fol
lowing, let them do it. Since 1830, we have ca
tered for the public taste, and by this time we pre
sume we know what will suit We know also
that we have the best wishes of the following ladies
and gentlemen for continued success. The pub
lic afso are anxious for the success of a magazine
so truly American in its character.
Miss Eliza Leslie, Miss Sedgwick, Mrs. L. H.
Sigoumey, Mrs. Mary ClaveTs, Mrs. C. Lee Hentz,
Mrs. A. M. F. Annan, Miss Meta M. Duncan,
Mrs. Volney E. Howard, Mrs. M. H. Parsons,
Mrs. S. J. Ilale, Mrs. Seba Smith, Mre. Emma C.
Embury, Mrs. H. F. Lee, Miss Alice Hervey, Miss
Anna Fleming, Mrs. E. Oakes Smith, Miss Ellen
S. Rand, etc.
W. C. Bryant, Dr. R. M. Bird, C. Fenno Hoff
man, Jos. C. Neal, Park Benjamin, W. Gilmore
Simms, T. S. Arthur, Prof. John Frost, Hon. Ro
bert T. Conrad, T. S. Fay, N. Hawthorne, H. W.
Herbert, H. T. Tttckerman, James Russell Low
ell, John Neal, Rev. John Pierpoint, Robert Mor
ris, T. Ledyard Cuyler, S. D. Patterson, J. T. S.
TERMS OF GODEY's MAGAZHTE.
1 copy, 1 year,
2 copies, 1 year, 5
5 copies, 1 year, 10
11 copies, 1 year, ,20
Any person ordering a copy one year for S3, or
two copies one year for $&, will be pre' jeA with
tha novelette of the Prima Donna, by VV.u. Simms,
and Robert Rueful, by T. S. Fay.
Address, L. A. GODEY,
Publishers Hall, Philadelphia,
AtijgnslO, 184-J. _ ?