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"lWe will cling to the Pillars of the Temple of our Libierties, and if it must fall, we will Perish amidst the Ruins."
SIMKINS, DURISOE & CO., Proprietors. EDGEFIELD, S. C., JULY 29, 1857. .OL.-8XI--.-O.
GOOD EART AND WILLING HAND.
BY CH1A4. 3ACKAY.
In storms or shine, two friends of mine
Go forth to work or play,
And when they visit poor men's homes,
They bless them by the way.
'Tis willing hand! 'tis cheerful heart!
The two best friends I know,
Around the hearth come joy and mirth
Where'er their fac. s glow.
Come sliine-'tis bright! come dark-'tis light!
Come cold-'tis warm ere long!
So heavily fall the hammer stroke!
Merrily sound the song!
Who falls may stand, if good right hand
Is first, not second best;
Who weeps may sing, if kindly heait
His lodging in his breast.
The humblest board has dainties poured,
When they sit down to dine:
The crust they eat is honey-sweet,
The water good as wine.
They fill the purse with honest gold.
They lead no creature wrong;
So heavily fall the hammer stroke!
Merriiy sound the song!
Without these twain, the poor complain
Of evils hard to bear,
But with them poverty grows rich,
And finds a loaf to spare!
Their looks are fire-their words inspire
Their deeds give courace high!
About their knees the children run,
Or climb, they know not why.
Who sails, or rides, or walks with them,
Ne'er finds the journey long;
So lwamny fill the 1hammer stroke!
Merrily sound the song !
Frun B dlou's Dollar Monthly .\agazine.
A TALE OF ANDALICSIA.
"GRACcros, senor, gracios."
I was in Spain-in Grenada, that valuable
but somewhat dilapidated property belonging
to Mr. Irving. I hail been sauntering leisurely
and, I flatter myself, gracefully along the walk.
admiring the beauties of nature and my own
unexceptionable costume-T had on mybest.
-.-reteisyin-deid -nSyfear iny
best clothes, for the same reason that Paddy de
clined purchasing a chest that was going cheal
at auction. " Why should I buy a chist ?" he
asked of his adviser. " To pit yer clothes in.
sure." replied his friend. " Me clothes. is it,?"
returned Paddy, in amazement; " what! an' go
naked ?"-I was loitering along, I say. adniriing
many things, but nothing more than the be
witching play of fans, the matchle:s walk and
bewildering fices of the lovely ladies I was con
While thus pleasantly and profitably em
ployed, my attention was attracted towards t wi
persons slightly in advance of me. The fligure
of one of the party was superior to that of any
woman I had yet seen in Spain. bn that of the
shorter, and apparently younger of the t wo, wa
absolute perfection; never did I look ni;on its
equal. Accelerating my pace a hit, to overtake
the fascinating little ceature, I was speedily by
her side, when casting a furtive glance beneath
her mantilla, I beheld-well there, what's the
use of my trying to tell you a hundredth part
of what I beheld ? uch eyes shaded 1 such
lashes, such smooth, glossy hair, andl such an
unnecessarily lovely face, could enly have been
produced by Nature in a moment of spite to
wards us, poor lords, whonm she (Nature) de
sired to drive distracted.
Now I take it that every m mn has in his time
camne suddenly upon a face that has .-o coml
pletely biologized him, as for the monmnt to
confuse his senses-meaning, of course, a man
belonging to that small class wh~o, like you and
1, have any sense to be confesed. Precisely
this sort of thing occurred to me at that time.
In my bewilderment, I mutst have done some
thing sufliciently awkward to attr-act at tention;
for the little lady, raising her eves from the
ground, glanced towards ime. A t the same in
stant, she struck one of the toes of her lit tle
bits of slippers against a small-a veryv orna:ll
stone, losing her b alance and sub.jecting her to
the imminent ri.,k of a serious fall. With the
rapidity of light. I caught her in imy ams and
restored her to her djiilibriumn. iftingr tho-e
eyes with those ha.hes to my faice, and instantly
dropping theum with a little bluish. a stramn of
music soft :mad low stole forth frnoim lbetween
two rubyv ami eninecntly kissabile lips. from be
tweena two row. or little pe.arls. .soilly and
sweetly murmini~~ g the three words that head
uirok- s r, racis.
31eire intoxicated and confutsie 1 th:an ever. I
forg..ot wh!at little Spaunish1 I ever knew. ai
mnurmnuring a few wvords initeliibille toi neithIer
gods mnor men, Il.tood " booing m:liboting.
like Sir. l'crtiniax while she. with! a lit tle smile
t hat .p ike thanks, pta-ssed meL. leaving me aimon~
the li.,i of danmgeroutmsly woumtledl. Recovein.
I,,: .elf-ilos-essioni withz a jerk, I slowly andii at
sonme dlist :mee follo'wed my divinity as she gri-e
fully walked-no. she didn't wvalk.-as s-he gli
dled-nio ,he didn't glide ; $jimnish wi n:en ne(ver.
(d0 eitheLr. Ini deCMeibinlg t heir lociotion, you
can idy sa Iht they "go it," andi if a Spiani-h
gildon't know~ h~ow to "*go it" and --walk
Spani.,b" about as welIl as any other gal, why,
you can take my hat. Ti.irough severail st;reet,
j followi d, at a sepectful di~i.-, m1:1:l at
length thae reacl.ed her ie.,iamne. At the~ in
stanit of l.er disappearance through the portal.
a bright glance, shiootinag out f'rni i ehinda
m'ost coquettish fan, piered the veir y ncuteo
may heart, cau.,ing that "nioble enutrail' toflap
and ilounce in the most remaarkab,!e andl alarmn
Having executed a imental photograph! of tl.e
buihling, and inoted its exact lohcatIion, I fled
p~recipuitatelv back to muy h.te-l, uip th~e.,tairs.
inito my) room~i, andi placed myi.elf before au mir
r-or, as is mny habit af ter imeetin~g a i retty girl.
A sinigle glance assured xme that niy appaiel was
as 1 could have wia-hed ; a look ait my counte
nan:ce pleased me; b~ut raai.,ig mny eyes still
higher, 1 saw a sight that filed ime withI ohaine
an~d horror. and caused nmy fraime to quniver with~
emnotiont. A favorite ear-lock that I had traiised
with much care to pitch lorward over! the left
temple in a gracel curl, now hung limp ani
shaggy behind the ear. With a sen.,at ionm akin
ti de.pair, I sat miyself io a seat, andu cover
imng my face with nmy claws, strove to baiiish tihe
recollecVtionl of t he fair enchant ress from myi
indiI. A brilliant idea ocentred to ine; pe -
Laps the left side of m1Iy profile was not turned
towards her. 1.ijuzmped from my chair, and
excitedlv pacing the room, thought the mat ter
over. Yes. b' Jove. it ras the left, for her
right hand was clasped in mine. while my left
arm was encircling her waist. There could he
no doubt of the matter. T was d.osolated. I
threw myself neain into the chair, with the anu
dilbly expres-ed wish, enunciated between a sob
and a erunt. that an early dissolution might
speedily terminate my suffierines.
Not observing any symptois of the imedi
atefealization of my wish. T was about to order
supper as a relief to my feelings., when another
bright thought orenrred to me, whieli at. once
restore my spirit<. Struck, as she must. have
been. my by1 general appearance. perhaps she did
not observe the frizhtful condition of my hair.
after all. - What if I should put my refraetory
wig in training anil appear before her in all the
glory of a perfect toilet-wnuld not such a
course tend to remove the unfavorable impres
sion she received at our first interview ? I felt
that such would be the case. Full of this idea,
T precipitate!y quittel the hotel, entered a bar:
her's shop in the vicinity and subsided into a
vacant operating chair.
" Would sentlr eahallero lie pleased to be
shaved ?" iniuired the handsome and execs
sively brigandish looking proprietor of the es
" No. seur cabtallero would not be pleased to
he shaved ; senor cal-dlero always shaved him
self. and .)e hanged to him ! 'nor calud/ero
wanted his hair fixed-so. did lie understand ?"
Ie felt gratified and happy in the belief
that lie comprehended senor's wishes."
I also felt zratified and happy for the same
reason; and having placed myself in the proper
position, he seized the implements of his pro
fesiir and forthwith pitched into me.
Wile being combed and brushed and curl
ingtongzed, in a particularly scientific mainer.
I suddenly recalled the fact that, from the time
of Gil Ulas and the Knight of the Rueful Coun
tenance down to the days of Figaro and our own
tile. Spanish barbers have ever proved them
selves adepts in matters pertaining to the sex.
scarcely ever failing to bring alout a happy ie
sult. "Why." I asked myself. " shoulk not
this fellow know something, a- well as his
mighty brethren that were of old ? There will
be no harin in pumping him a bit. at all events.
Are von familiar with such and such a lo
cality ?" I asked. mentioning the name of the
street where I had left " the immortal part of
Ie was familiar with all parts of Grenada.
nut with none more so than the street to which
" Did lie happen to know who resided in the
old 3Ioori.sh-built house on the right, just be
yond the apothecary's ?"
"The deuce he did. Who were thevi ?"
A vointm widow and her ciaring niece.
Catalina. Highly reI)pctable people, though
riot so well off as the- had been. The vounz
lady has all uncle, a friar, who protects them.
-elf?" I asked, wishing yet fearing to hear him
reply in the aflirmative. and also wis.hinigr. inl
.3-V lie did iv ve-, that lie was not so attro
iou l~y p):14--,11i.:ine.
ie haId tie honor of drer:in the yolulin.V
h.ly's hair. 'oIw :l then, upon the occasioni of
: /sle/ or the like."
I gavC a liMt!! start at the thoiught that te
very paws that vere then poking over m -il
!et had hut a litt!e while before, perhiap,. toedCi
with amd arianged the ineo:nparable silken tres
es of the :aloralde Catalina.
is y be--that is, has she-in short, a mvri'.
a beau ?"
A pe!-uliar smile crep1t over the featurcs of
the hain::' barber.
" lie tii.:Il not-in-deed, he was sure .e
had 1o lover. So nor ilust reieblier the lady
Was very, yOulmP
I [.Cl senor met the lado in ie(tion ?"
I heitated. l it why lesitate? f could 4d
Ilotiilg alone. nil periaps the barier miht
i4sit ie. I dioin't aLk myself to what he
wouild as--i't me-ideed. T never thought . :an1
couldn't have told. to samve my lif'e. wlimt it w
I wantedi; I oiily knew that I felt very qjueer
indeed, :mdl sio-1 slipped a piece of' gold into
lie harber's hand, and mny adventure of' the
afternoon into hris ear.
"Senor wvould like to biecoime acquinted
wvithm the yonimtg hly ?"
" Certaimnly ; but I fear that will be very dii
cult," I repliied. with visions of' ducimnas andi'
dlaggeri aiwl all that, befobre my eyes.
"Not at all. Suippose senor were to send her
a biouquet with the stemis of' the ilmvers con
fined Iby a ring. a bracelet. or some other pret
ty article of jewelry ?"
"Anld shte would accept it ?"
If!ut that wiil not lie an it roduction. I cant
inot address her on the ,-trength of a hoiipiet !"
SMost ntauredly. nit. liut lie would lbe
most happy to b~efi'-imnd senor caballero. The
unele-I he friar,. of' whom lie had spioken- who
had the interest of his niece at heart, wvas alo
his fienid. lie (the friar) should call upon mne
thmt evening at my hote!."
hand the hinhrer been a F'reiicimian, I should
have eimbiraced him ; as lhe was a Spaniiard. I
e~xecn t' d a ina::ieal pliece oif' juilery. and
Tai, afternioonl, a lcalt ifull 1lioinjuiet alitI a
Co ll braetlet left iiiy roolin iii charee of' a
iratl-v itie:Per. T'hat evelin':' the yolullz
-:cni leiltal who " hail the Inr to1'i serve Suie.*
o!l. Amn i.e w:." uisher'ed iinto liy apart
ient a ho4r friar. lIFe entieredi withI a how :mdl
aL mu- .ninant exprecssioni of1 coiuiteitaice,
whIich, lar.4 (fIe c"ot)lielalice) .-eclielcl .trangei~ly
laiiiar'. 'Illmt I lad litet hiii b~ei re. wvas cer
rain ; 1hut L Iil vi.-itedI o iiainy churches, andI
scen o mimy chunrchmienr ini Spain. that I coin
sideledI it nrele.- to eiidener' to recall whaere I
had .-eeni hiim, andi . o didh Lot troule o v-eIlf
t hr olieratinafter I'illn o a tlle
11iii L'elral topic-, a Iel.t ii ci etel uponi
"i li.5 thougihi-," h~e was ple.-edh tioi njfor ml'ie.
"were' nt auich oi:cuipiedi with the things~ of
his world:I lit Caiahiia wva. the dahte~ltr of
his nly .inthear, antd his heart went out to
wn ids her." Am I he .sghed heavilyv.
lie (ta:i:!v wat., lnt ani ihl linan, and I in-j
tei.c rc~t the deep .sigh as nmeaniing, if' be was
not her owni unicle and was not a churchinaii.
his heti t would go out ioward.s her much more
v'ehiieietlyv than1 it then i did.
I"I ail a learned fromi an excellenit and14 triu+
ty frienid that I was ini (very way ain uinexcepi
tiiiiable geni th man, a repubihlicani nobleniumi, the
soul of honor," etc., etc.
Ilo m fienhucd t he lbar1ber had a nanaged to
(hi-cver all that. was rathe limi r 1 thacI n I coild
iuiidei'staiid. I wav~s not dis1,ised to deny the
charmge. ho~ wever, ad he reinainedt unidee'ivedl.
TI1.e mnext dauy I neicoluipaniied thle compihlmen
tarv sutcie-oir oif Ihle ihasi les tom thle r'esidlence
of iii. ni'ece, hire lie liort ly left moe. Cataliina
hail my brtacelet tcla-Ied rloimdi her arimi, anid miy
I:imnuut ii her i tte .-olt hainds.. Shle dlid not
pe rw d al nt eit her, biut as we sat siide
by .aide, talkiuig very soft and low, shte looked
at the iewel and at the flowers, then timidly
raised her eyes to mine, and blusuing, droppe<
then again. then. blushiing harder than evce
she carried the bouquet to her lips and placet
it in her bosom. What mere words could hav
equalled this delicious little pantomime?
Wais more than content.
I lack space, paper, ink and inclination to re
late in detail how I sped in my wooing, how J
walked, drove. danced and sung with Catalina
liOw she taught ime Spa.ish-and such pretty
Spanish. too--and how 1 got clear up to i)
cars in love with the little gipsey. Before th<
tirit month wa.: at an end, I flattered inlysell
that I understood her ciiacter perifectly. Shc
wac the most gentle, confiding, lovable, loving
and ext ravamant little creature that ever 1lirted
a fan. A poasion for jewels was her weakness.
It was morally impossible tor her to see a pret
ty trinkt wit hout experiencing the most ardent
desire t. ;,, s it; and I, as her guerido, her
lover. e .1 1 do no less than gratify her taste.
I soon fiund. l:owever, that I should be con
pelled to check this constant drain upon my
purse, er my lit tle leanty would clean me out
completely. Many a time had I resolved to
ive her a ge:Itle hint in re.:ard to her extrava
-ance. but my couragc and mv will as often
failed me. -
It happened, one day, as we were sitting to
etier beieath the orauige-trees aind flowering
shrubs in the marble patia, or court, of her
hou-e, that she dwelt longingly and lovingly
upon the !nppiness; that must inevitably result
roi 1llw p-,e-ioIn am1l ownership of a nmagnili
cent jy';-d neek!ace we had seen the day be
ne. :) I - which the gold-mith asked the
lirc' I pri' ol a hIndred Napoleons.
The .:. w sullciently large to cause ie to
thin.:- ,-.- of the matter. and with a guve
ount ens*. I ventured gently to expo.-tulate
with her upon the impropriety of aln extrava
:ant indulgence of her expensive taste. She
looked up wonderingly in my face oIr a minute,
vith a sol and iuriiu-nful expressiu; thei,
Iouiindinig into the hou.-e, she almost in-tantlv
-eturnel with sometliingz less than a bushel has
:et-full of presents I hall made her at various
ime. which she laid upon the seat byI my side.
Coutld I forgive her ?" she asked, placing
oth her little lads in mint, and looking im
lorinigly with tearful eyes into my own. "She
ad been so thougtlIess-so very, very sellish !
he hiol never thoulght that. perhlaps, I was de
lying mciyself luxuries. anI even comforts, for
er foolish and wicked, sake. She didn't want
lie hateful neckace ; he wouldn't have it. I
mist-indeed I must, take back what I had
LIrenlyV- given her. except the bracelet, my first
resent. tiat she could not part with and
w/.c!' 1 only p-p-p-I-e-a-s-c forgive her ?" And
er dear little heal droopcl upon ily shoulder.
vhile imy arm-but never mind about ily arin.
Would I forgive her? Thait indeed ! wouldn't
do ju-t that? Wasn't I tickled to death tha
Sla in ilY power to do so ? I felt in Iy
onies that it was i re godlike to forgive than
o seek revenge. 1 twisted and turned, and
an dowu .anlcompletelyfoundered the Spanish
os-112-her I hall nothing to forgive- that she
Vas the light ot m ee and thlie joy uIf iimy
eart--that Ahli keep all liiy present.
uzd have l hce ekhn-e. too-yes. dzenis of neck
-es.-that she n11-1 never. i ileniarr'as-ed
iv.-lt pec-unialy ~in graifving her, Fi-t that
s'inld ~ ~ ~ ~ t,- be lel~e a ncnet with Iy
IN- the rident o te 'ited State-1, :ad
ict rther the Secre.tary of t-ate, I was th~e
i:nipal ownear of t ie valulc -0gold minies 44f
'al iicrnc. not to mIint i on oilcondu :m1d other
tili~n- .iie.-howii s. "So ifpa ill Isycte adil
ised ler. :14ml redoed her ou of her oom hei: ;
nd whicn I deipiarted fi-om the house, to procced
t once ihir tie m.eekace I left her -ing
I hal lys [Wor- le'YI l(A rehaa ze r
ch i pace:. -i.,w t he -it ree. leiC le teci vinU
but I litl left m cale hce'id Ime Ieturinm
I thv h..c.-ti ed mng thee:h h ) iariin
-talie n~ oa luI I in p:-ii te -inch- owe. ! ien
ai h-er epietig-ore benlitii iprward ui the cene
t. iteii ofatteniln tnd on'te lie tat'er I
midl, tam hit tpiie- iientevlyonc t -- kiroun
--inhcar t o Iazm oher for a
i'mays hiand .oi imn th e tue w ithr
hreace Il half nevrmen mfore, tle when
noth of lere an 1imitileic& appear gld tivoniescle
twh y fruind-' the barber, whotse- feauredo
lngwit fo:delir ti~e ere ie bore a rkig
eoiembiieg to tho uiit'rx n otherf myen thre
I)uan, hesitaied taienec, bofdin c ti
-crarsimaoking up ito h.iiws cieeitha
opret.,ili i litlev se en 1.efoe~e re, t asso
A nve com e haen.lo tieribly brdb
" W.ii hii/: ti will myd chbu whte youkac do
ng.it at thole liets he-re? haclei a.,ed
Wy, iiehen, ii chill abutiileeheo wh~tIl~v ichri
ie wereu paing la stvuiI u nighti .soI was hompledt
cies. Anzid i-e lamuhd is rilyi.~
A ol tikh wilt Int youLl~il. ithenlae"
\ le ihi-c s o dioc : iilo. d(
\ihi thicc lat wiillp beci~l a utmelredas ie.
--c1 Aiit ud hhiis alreadyhu giveiayu prc-ets toa
in s vic li uomithv- .~ c lii. Iii iclii
ic m li- iiiiil to eer 'a ariar v ut,he he-u lI
,eln icqueeziedt dre and isi ~gie." itiiis
ic- hc.\iwe wili citl livetat .'Jadrd. .htani' I
Nwi ili com iih avcstids hav nbloer ight
ai amon ththpy og:lnimdasee
f thii- k'Ind sh w aos ircuea ut-t , becauii i
mJIc vhiandz.eiciai-ucight hen buto the outard
Wit lon Ioi siiageistide I madiif~ ~vte fo m
" . 1. S!" I liout1e a ci~g s 1ienarkemy o am
The yacnd li ntemianwho adithedisti
mshe il nii-t I ila lere suwr ea!>aIie of A trin.
im.l his.1 ap ea c.ftutc-l s lii vochu
a low oncani tart, for clevi'au-"
ilTi-m'.rrowi Soig . a O t ~ix."onlnthuii
sa owd. liece ctamy baI g w is ndtorike t
itc, ad i wa dit ii raineliss." M hit
c-i-1- tha e! i reeaeted. ti-mcely. hie
thmue the edt otle exented aorder. ti
I pearance-multiplying themselves at will from
six to six hundred thousand millions.
J have somewhere read tiat "Hardyknute
htayng drenched myself witha great horn of
wvne, stared about hym and dyed." For a brief
period, I feared I was aboutAto follow in the i
lootsteps of the worthy and tough old Dane; 1
but sleep caime to my relief.
The next morning, I awoke with a violent
headache and thoughts of vendeance against the
hum an fmnily in general, and le handsonue bar- I
ber in partieular; but Jose haling made e ex
lierimeintally acquainted with tie wonderworking
pruperties of that mysterious inorning-drink
.nown as "bitters," my headache, wounded 1
vaiity and love, vanished to;ether, and I left
Ihr Seville a wiser and a worse man.
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For the Elefie!d Advertiser.
REVISION ITOYEMENTS.-CONTRADICTIONS. -
We offer no apology, MR. EDITOR, for the a
manner in which these articles are written; the f
case reqpiies plaili treatment, and the reader i
will be at liberty to judge when we are done.
wlether it was merited or not r
When the leaders in an enterprise disagree v
among themselves as to the end in view. or the ii
means to accomplish that end': the public have if
rood rcason for ksing- confidence in the under
takine. and in withliolding the necessary aid.
The new version movemeiht is a moRern
SRahel." From the time tlfe first step was
taken in its construction, emtradictions and
disPntes have marked its courie. God has evi
dentlv " confounded their speech." -When the
Raptist Church withdrew froid the A. B. Socie
tv. and determined upon havigg an immersion
ist Bible, there was every higman probability
that it would be speerlily ace mplished.-thev
had the men and the means,- ut it was not
long before disaxreement kdivision arose
among them, resulting in th . abandonment of
the original pirposc. The-ninority bent on
having a new version, orggted the "Bible
Union," which is yet in exidtAe, but the con
tradictions and zig-zag courseof its leaders have
only to be known to destroy all confidence in a
it, or them. But to the pre. We have, in a
previous paper, showed frgO reports, public d'
speeches. &c., that the "man design was to
"uphold immersionist versn" Let us com
pare these statements wit4 obers. In Tract
No 13, written by Rev. Mr.im6wand published
by the "1 Union," he says, (Editors and their
correspondents have taken -sch pains to make rc
the people believe, that the e A AgIDA
~io r e, is su s 1 e- the word im- ri
mnrse for baptize in our common version, bu/
/!-, id.,t ha. -no foun~dation in facl." f
Aainl. Dr. Wiio.u.uois brings the same censure
again-t the Bible Union, which they have
brought against King James, of limitinrig the
conscience. and restraining the unfettered judg- it
meiunt of their revisor., compelling them to sul- fi
stitute immuerse fur baptize'. The an;wer to te
this charge, found in Tract No. 10, signed by tl
Dr. Co I Chairnman, pronounces it" unfounded'.
iinj14, and at wair with truth." What a man tl
this Dr. Cor.n was. lie could blow hot and cold
Wit of the same mouth, at one time aflirining
that the - main dei2n" was to " print iinnerse
inl the Lible," and then deny it. I1ear him al:o
in efrLience to the employment of Pedo-bap
1i,-i; he says: Wll knowing that in such an
lumitaki.1 O we ui.t .tand alone. 1and can hope d
f1r no a!it n:e from Peov-aptists whose de
nminat~oionalh ezsistence depends uponi the non41
ralain of. the words which relate to the or
-li nance of ba:ptisiu." Biut a few year.m later he
says " the greater part of the work, is to be
dhme by Pdou-bapitists, who arc un:..er written
contracts, &c." a
Mr. (C.uu ':iu., one of the Vice Presidents of I
lhe liilek U:nion, in his address to the lIile
Convention at Memphis Tfenn., said: "1I am fuli- e.
ly of the opinion, that those practisinig the im- e
meorsion of believers, are thle only peophe that ;,
emn make a really vahuible and faithful transla- t
lion of the New Te.,tamnent. Pedo-baptists and ,,
liaptists will never agrree to make a new version. b
riot one P'edo-baptist wvilh touch the ark of our h
sanctuary." And then we are told that distin
guished sdimlars, belonging to eight diflerent ri
denominationis, emuployed uinder " written con- 3
tract" are not only touching the Bnptist ark. a
bujt arc the principal ones in securing for it a t
destination in the water, which its fricends so it
]But notice some of their contradictions in
referiee ii the woird baptize. Rlev. J. L.
WAl.1.i~ia, L.L. D., in a speech beforecthe Revis- d
sion Associationi at Naishville, Tenn., 185-4, said:
SThe word baiptize has no modal signiification, -
ini this respect its means anything aiid every
thing, and therefore nothing. It is a word of t
1n0 miode at all. It is in vain for my Baptistt
bjrethren 1'. tell mec that immerse is taught in y
thme Enlishm 1ible. I grant that it is, but it is
not taught by the word baptize."
Now bear Dr-.F~~.11e who is well known int
South Carolina, and wthom "]E. L. W." says isc
P'resident of a Revision Association. " The imo- c
ment we resort to a new translation, we sacri
Ilee the whole argument, and . virtually say as
the book now is, we cannot make out our cause."
Anrd then bear "E. L. W." how coolly lie:
talks, " Immenr~sionis~ts haove an advantage in thie i
revision enterprise,-they, from the nature of 1
ti~e case risk nothing on the translation of the<
" And then hear Mr. EDNoNDs, how he calls
it " a ludicrousspecinmenof unmitigated nonsense,i
to say that the change of one word wvas thme
leading object of revision;" although Dr. Co.Me
and others have said that it was. Mr. E. deals
rather severely with his brethren.
There arc other, and if possible more ghariing
contiradictioins connected with the undertaking.
If the reader will take the trouble to look into
the new versioni, hie will find bow admirably the
translators agree among themselves. The tranis
lator of Matthew discards the preposition
ont, and seeks to impmart a modern air to his
wvork by .substiting Io ini its stead. He justifies
Li mnure he saying that "unto" is not used by
;ood speakers and writers of the present day,
i-c." But the translator of Peter, John Jude
nd Revelation rejects such "expedients, for
mxample, as exch:aigiug unto for to, and says it
s hardly worth while to attempt an explana
ion of the reasons why the translator has re
'ained from doing this." Now, how beautiful
y liarnionious this version will be. One part
-etaining unto, and another rejecting it ; One
author defending the change, and the other con
leining it. And let it be borne in mind, that
ioth of these specimens bave been adopted by
he " Bible Union," and sent out to the world.
We could mention other matters in dispute
mong the revisionists, where there has been
1ulling in different direction-, but for the pre
ent, we forbear, ihioneh we nre not yet (lone
rith them or their scheme. Tn reviewing this
rticle, we would ask, in conclusion. what eon
dence can the public, in the 'ace of these facts.
ave either in the work or the workmen.
The great desire of the Union to have an im
iersionist Bible would lead it to adopt the ad
ice given by tle Quaker to his son in setting out
ilife. "My Son makemoney-makeitho-.estly
thee can-but make money."
For the Advertiser.
This subject has claimed the attention of the
-iso and zood for many years. Every person
iould be interested to suppress an evil that
is caused more sorrow and misery in the hu
an family than famine or war. Young people
the bloom of youth, which is the most im
rtant as well as the most interesting part of
fe, should be much interested in a cause. that
ould add so much to the happiness of the
bole world. Youth is the time to improve
e0 mind. and form character. Young gentle
en, in the prime of life, if you have a just
nse of your character, you will have a watch
1 regard of the company you keep. You must
-oid intemperance in every form. Shun the
arkling goblet as the greatest enemy that
ankind has ever known. Build you a foun
Ltion of a pure character in youth, and it will
of inconceivable value to you in all the re
aining years of your lives. If you frequent
og-shops, bar-rooms, or any resorts for drink
g and rioting; if you join the company of
ose who frequent such places, you will be
bbed by a " thief that enters the mouth to
Ytemei sce has smitteii, enfebleaan ear
d to an early grave, many promising youths
our country, whose morning of life was very
ttring. "Many who had the very best ad
ntaies the country alfurded to become learned.
ow- useful they would have been had it not
on that they becone slaves to intemperence
evil that blihts with unsparing hand the
ireSt flowers of any hnd. The evil of in
mperance are and have been interwoven with
te very ligaments of society. It never strike.
it to destroy. It has done enough to till ten
oni-and book., It has shin thousands. What
watc of usefulne-s and h;:ppiness it has made.
all the crimes were recorlel that have been
mm ited by the sad victinis of intenierance.
one volune, what a pouderous book it woubl
it wonll be a r'cital of the poverty at dis
ss, sorrow and misery, desolation and ruin.
seolrd aind blk-odhed, whit-h it his spread
-er the lnd.
The-c are, Mir. Einromu. evils that conhil lbe
-oided, if theire was5 no Suich an evil known a
tempuerancie. It iis true, we live in a world oh
rrow-where there are a thou-and things to
dden and alliiet the suns of mon. Sro.
id tr'iah; wCecaninot expect to escape. We- ar-e
bhle to mecet mi-fort-tmie-to lo-e health-to
e our fri-endls smintten by the hand of death;
~, the sundering of ear-thly ties, and the cank
worm of giefc that pre-ys on the distressed.,
~reaved, e:mu no't be avoided. Wue are doomued
suffer thle loss of. friends and lhve in the fear
death, ais die we must. - But all can avoid
~ing slaves uinider the most cruel tyr-ant that
as ever rigni,,ed over the souls of iienu. King~
.kelhjl is the most dleceit ful and remuoreles
ler that ever en.-laved. man. Ifc invites hiis
aves in the muost ent icing umaner. lIe comipel
1 one to ser-ve himi. all that serve liim do it 01
icir own aecord. Alas ! how many follow himiu
11 lie has tmade themi a sham~e and disgire to
ie name, Man.
Some of the mno:4t gifted Statesmeni, Urautors
ad brightest geniuses that the world ever pro
eed, have left a sad story recorded for pos
aity to read, andl pr-oit by their examples.
'he3y gave thienmselv-es up to iimhdgenres in plea
ure, hixury a'ndl exces.sive din/.iung, which cuti
hemn oil at an early age. If we could see all
le bodies healed in a imountaiin that have been
itimns of intenipernce, oven since the dlays oh
iexander the Great. wec would see a mountain
s high as Mt. Mitchell, the highest in our counu
r. if all the blood shed by initeniperance was~
ollected in a streami we would see a river deepj
ough to float a steam ship.
This gi-cat destroyer is on its march of ruin
till. What can be done to suppress it. lt is
ot confined to One clinic or nation, but its evils
tre known all over- the worl. Would to God
limt it were confined to narrow limits ! Ihut
he evil it commnits ! It. corrupts elections and
ndangers our- Government. It degrades the
itizen, debases the legislator, and dishonors the
tatesmnan. " With the mualev-alence of a fiend.
t calumly surveys its fiight ful desolations, and
insatiate with its havoc, it poisons felicity, kills
peace, ruins morals, blights confidence, slays
the r-eputation, and wipes out national honor.
then curses the worl, anid laughs at its ruin."
If all ti-e causes of intemperance could be de
stroyed, what a chanige therec wonuld be in the
world foir the better. Wisdomi would take the
place of rashness; joy that of sorrow; peace
that of discord ; and happiness and prosperity
wuould attend all the human race. The wrongs
of intemperance would only he known to pos
terity as evils that existed. What a cheering
thught this unl be for fathers and mothers,
who have children which are the very idols
their hearts. To think that when you sha
have passed from this theatre of life, and you
children will have taken your places, that the
will be sober and useful citizens. Teach you
children to hate intemperance. Tell them t
" Touch not,-taste not,-handle not " th
sparkling goblet. Shun it as the most dange
rous of poisons. It has destroyed millions wh<
sfflered themselves deceived by it when temptei
to sip the ruly wine. No one is safe unless h
has firmness to resist every temptation to drin
ardent spirits. V.
For the Advertiser.
A MUTE'S LOVE LETTER.
nY JOE, THE JERSEY MUTE.
I wish to goodness that I were half as good
as the writer of the following letter. The part
ner of his bosom, for he had married her since
the date of the letter, which date I must keep
to myself-the partner of his bosom must b(
proud of him for certain. Before her marriage
sie had sipped the cup of bitter experience, and
hence the letter. It is as follows:
"SWErTPST LovE:--T am deeply sensible ol
the sudden bereavement which you suffer ir
the death of your truly affectionate brother
George. You know that every one of us mus
die. Mv dearest Betsy, I beseech you, in the
name of goodness, to place your trust in God,
who harkeneth to the voice of distress. It pains
my soul to think that you have so suddenly
been deprived of a kind and affectionate broth
er. Pray to God every day, mind you, and he
will hear you. I always mention you in my
prayers. God alone knows how much I love
you. I will think of you every day until this
heart of mine ceases to beat. I will love you
forever, and you only. I will protect you as
far as lies in my power. When you want any
thing of me, write and let me know. You will
find me one of your most faithful, nay, your
most faithful friend under Heaven. As we are
sworn lovers, you of course have a right to ask
of me anything you want. I shall .take par
ticular care to make money during your absence
as that I may have the privilege of marrying
you next year. I admire your heart as well
as your mind, and will study to make myself
every way worthy of you. I vow that I will
never love another lady, but keep to you for
ever. You know how ardently I love you.
"In the name of heaven, I entrust you to
keep calm. I am solicitous about everything
that is within you. I am very uneasy about
your health. Take good care of your health
for my sake. I will spend the whole summer
in your society, which, let me say, is singularly
agreeable-in fact, it is more than delightful.
I never will forget the hours that I spnt with
e Ib r poor,- happy or -miserable. I wil
acknowledge no other girl as my lover; you
are the only object upon which I have fixed my
"I will always wear your ring on my finger
outside the house; and will look at your Da
.ruerra-type every night before I lie down, and
every morning when I get up. I know that I
will have to suffer in mind on your account,
but I will try to be resigned, I will be sure to
ee you in May, if nothing of a serious nature
!:Iens to prevet tile.
" I must now close this hasty letter. I promise
von, dearest that I will write to you again next
Satuirday; and I expect you will get my letter
.i the following Monday. Remember me al
wVAs. Yours in afiection till death."
This letter was written by a mute man, and
Addressed to a lady similarly situated. George,
to whom reference has been made in the letter,
. ight to make his silent sister happy, and
:inong other things, promised to buy a house in
which she might live rent free; but, alas for
human hopes ! he was stricken down by the
hand of death, ere his p~romise was carried into
e'xecution. To the credit of thme mute, he camc
to the rescue of the sorrow-stricken one, and
after a year's courtship, married her.'
What a luxury it is for anman to feel that hec
is embalmed in the deep, full affection of a faith
tial wife's heart. When I hgue upon such a wife,
t feel as if I couldi say with the poet,
"My every eartly joy to blend
-Anid harmonize my life,
Give imie a true, a tender friend,
And be that, fri..nd, my wife."
,Jus t think of two mutes. a man and woman
married according to the laws of the land, living
happ:ily together, contented with their lot, anu
~ati.'fied with thcir mutual affection. One speako
to the other sometimes by signing, and some
times b'y spellinrg on the fingers. The love o
the wife for her* husband disposes her to usi
wi.sely and well the earnings entrusted to hei
control. A true-hearted wife is willing to abid<
he decisions of her husband, even if they b<
too severe. Sire prays every attention to thi
letails of' domestic economy, so as to preven
her husband from being involved in pecuniarj
Such a wife is the lady to whom the abovi
letter was addressed. Mute ladies in married lif
are furntished with an in,tinctive per'ception C
propi iety, and with a sense of the obligation
of' marriage. They can love, advise, and mnanag
aftfairs as weldl as those who hear.
From the Mak.Igcmcryj ])aily Messenger'.
ITD318 ON COTTON.
Will the growving crop of Cotton be an avt
rage one ? That is a quiestion you have aske
haily and 4 hourly. This question may be solve
proximtately, by reemring to the crop of preCv
ous vears. Ily basing out' calculationis on th~
past, we arc taught by experience, that we ma'
with some confidence, pr'edict what the futur
will develope. In order to attain a conclusio
as to the extemt of the growing crop, the fo
lowing table will he of service. It has bee
prepared with care, and from reliable data, an
so far' as the past is concerned, it may be relic
on a~s strictly accurate:
Latest spring frost. Earliest fall frost. Croi
1849O, April 19th...ov. 8th. 2,096,7(
1850, " 7th...ct. 26th,.. 2,355,2f
1851, " 22d..Nov. 6th,.. 3015,0(
1852, " 6th..Nov. 7th,.. 3,262,0(
1853, March 15th. O.ct. 25th.2,930,0(
1854I, A pril 29th..Nov. 5th....2,4,
I1855, March 28th..Oct. 25th..2,26,8.
1856, " 30th...'pt. 23d (est) 2,950,O0
The foregoing table, I will assume, shows tl
period of time the plant has to grow and mn
ture, that is to say, the timie betwixt the Sprir
Frost and Fall Frost, will be thimne that Cc
tori will grow and continue to produce. Tl
being iso, we fnd that the plant wfsgrowing a
f 1849, 6months19 days 1853,7 months20days.
1850, 6 " 19 " 1854,6 " 6
r 1851,6 " 14 " 1855, 6 " 28
1852, 7 1 1856,5 23 "
It will be seen from the first table whenever
e frost appears late, or any time in April, we have
3 a corresponding late fall frost. This is invaria
b bly the case. I argue, then, that we shall not
. have frost before the 8th or 10th of November.
If frost does not appear till the 10th, then we
have the following result:
Latest sping frost. Fall frost. Growing season.
1857, April22. Nov. 10...6m.18 days.
This last, it will be perceived, is very little
short of the average growing season.
It is admitted by all that there has been a
large increase in the quantity of land planted
this year. The opening of new cotton lands
in Texas and Arkansas will add a large per
centum to the quantity, and the price of cotton
for the two last seasons, has stimulated a large
increase in the quantity planted in Alabama,
Mississippi and Louisiana, to say nothing of
other States. I think, therefore, that 121 per
centum mny safely be added to the area of land
planted this year. Taking the average of the
last five years as a basis, and adding 12k per
cent, for increase of cultivation, and the grow
ing crop may be estimated at 3,491,684 bales, to
Crop of 1852................3,262,882 bales.
Crop of 1853................2,930,028 bales.
Crop of 1854................2,847,842 bales.
Crop of 1855................3,527,845 bales.
Estim'd 1856...........3,950,000 bales.
Average for 5 years...............3,103,719
Add 121 per cent....... ........387,965
GOV. WILIER AND THE ADMINISTRATION.
We have not united in the denunciation of
Mr. Bnchanan's Administration in relation to
Gov. Walker, for several reasons. In the first
place, we believe the Administration elected by
the South, with a majority of Southern men in
it-and with the Constitutional pledges of Mr.
Buchanan, carried out strictly so far in other
cases-will not place itself in antagonism to the
whole South ; and this, too, when the South
is so clearly in the ascendant claiming only a
strict adherence to the Constitution-and espe
cially at a period when on the great question,
the decision of the highest legal tribunal up
holds her views so triumphantly before the
world. The Administration selected a South
ern man in principle, to settle the vexed ques
tion; it was generally understood among Mr.
Walker's friends that he was in favor of bringing
in Kansas as a pro-slavery State-his orthodoxy
on the slave question while in the United States
Senate was never questioned-and while his col
league in the House voted for the reception of
Abolition petitions, he voted for their instanta
aa sound on this question then. When
as into the Union; and how did she exhibither
appreciation of his services?-by placing his
statute in her Capitol. When Mr. Van Buren
declared against Texas, did not his friend, Rob
ert J. Walker, declare against him, and was he
not the means of making Polk President in con
sequence ? - While Secretary of the Treasury,
what more zealous advocate of free trade had
we in the country, and what did his reports
affect in Great Britain? with such antecedents
the Administration was fully justified in confid
ing to him this delicate mission.
That the policy of the Administration was in
favor of submitting the constitution to the peo
ple is not with the South a sufficient caeus belli
-it is not unconstitutional to do so-it is not
anti-Southern-it is not anti-republican. It has
been done in many cases, and we have no rea
son to complain of the Administration for up
holding it. That the Administration approves
of the manner of Mr. Walker's recommending
how the people should do it, is another matter
-we do not beleive they can approve his co-1rse
in giving his opinion on that subject, but on the
question we see no cause why they should re
The Democratic party, no one denies, opened
Kansas to the South-it repealed the Missouri
Compromise to give equality to the South in the
territories. Have the people of the South gone
in and possessed the land ? Have we of South
Carolina done half our share of duty in coloniz
ing K~ansas? Havc we sent bona tide settlers
to locate in the territory and take possession?
WVe have not. We have sent a few young men
to fight for us there, and they have shown their
spirit and done it, but how many have returned
home ? How many have carried slaves there
and remained ? How many have sold out their
feeble tenure and left the country ? If the
South lhad done its duty and occupied the land
by settling it with owners of a few slaves, we
could out-vote Gov. Walker and overrule any
and all his mistaken views in the submission of
the question to the people. What is the use of
the farce of adopting a Constitution now if a ma
jority is against it ? What good can there re
sult in adopting a Constitution but by the votes
of those who mean to occupy the land ? If the
South means to do anything, why is it not mov
ing? Why are not joijt stock companies
raised to purchase land anli send settlers as the
Emigrant Aid Societies are charged with doing?
In short, why has not the South sent voters
there to carry the Constitution ?
If Kansas be lost to us, ire of the South have
lost it--not Gov. Walker's suggestions have done
it. But our friends say we have not lost it;
what, then, are we doing to get possession, and
make "assurance doubly sure ?" We are of
opinion that the securing of Kansas to the South
should be the work of the South, and that the
SSouth should have settled the question, so that
neither the Administration, nor Gov. Walker,
nor any other politician should be looked to as
the saviour of thme country. The power was
with us, and knowing the numbers and enter
pr~ise of' the North, it was our duty to place the
- case beyond contingency whcn we could have
I (lone it. If it be lest to us it is our own fault
1 -froni our own dilatoriness and luke-warmness.
-We have becen warned and we would not heed.
e Our politicians have been mselling us in poli
ties to dlepend on om-selv , and not to trust
Sparties or Administrations, and here is the most
,important question of political powver that has
occurred for nmany a day, and at a critical pe
Sriodl of Southern existence, and why have we
dneglected it and left it to Mr. Buchanan or any
d one else to settle, when we should do it our
Mr. Walker is a politician--he may be Pick
Swicking it to effe~ct his object--let us hear from
him and see the result of his policy before we
condemn him to decapitation; if he be a traitor,
0 let him be executed according to law, after a
0 fair defence. We repeat that the Administra
0tion should be allowed equal justice before we
declare war against it. The South has elected
5it, and should uphmpld it until it has proved faith
less. We believe so far its action has been con
eC stitutional. and we have always expressed our
Sselves willing to abide a Constitutional Gov-.
ig ernment.-South Carolinian.
is gli A loving couple, up country have a pip
d with two handles so that they can both amok