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The Little Grave.
" IiV only ?lillh' ?mvo.'' t'lie.v said,
"Only jtiit ii child t lint's ileua;"
And so they carelessly turned nWny
From tlio niounil tlio spudo lind mad? flint tiny.
All ! tlioy did not knoiV liow deej> tf slinclcr
The lillU grave in our home li.ia tirade.
1 know the collin was narrow nmt small?
One yard would Imvo served for nil ample pall;
And one man in his arms could Imvo borne ttttny
'I'lie rosebud nnd its freijjlit of clay.
Itut I kiiow that dnrlint; liopes were liiJ
llencatli tlmt tiny coffin lid.
] know (lint niotliov had blood that day
Willi folded hnnds by that form of clay ;
1 knew I lint burning tears were bid.
"'Xcnth tlio drooping lash and nulling lid,"
And 1 know her lip. and check and brow,
Were almost as white as her baby's, fiotv.
I knew that pome things were hid away,
Tlio crimson frock, and wrappings gay ;
The little sock and half worn shoe.
The cap with its plumes and tassels blue,*
And an empty crib with its covers spread,
As wJlilo )l?* lllf? of flrn Uttilnuu
'77* ft little grave, bu( oh! beware!
('or worbl-whlc hopc? are biirietl there,
Ami ?/??, perhiijis. ill coining years,
May hoc, liko her. through blinding (cars,
11<>w much of light, how much of joy,
Is buricil nj> willi an only boy !
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Truth Stranger Thai. JTiotion.
Oiio of the most remarkable eases that
over presented themselves to the policc ait- 1
thorities, lias now so nearly readied the
culminating point, that we give it at oneo
to the readers of the Sunday Transcript, in
extenso. No one can forget the period
when the recent extensive religious revival
first commc. 1 in this city, the wide j
preparation made by the clergy for avail- !
ing themselves of what appeared to be an
influx of a special spirit of grace, and the
erection of a mammoth canvas tent at the
corner of Broad and Locust streets, by the
Young Men's Christian Association, to accommodate
the poorer classes of the community,
who painfully realize the proscriptivo
character of our present pew rents.?When
this fent was first erected, its servi- ,
ees were attended hv nmmvirni.Iv?V>lv uwil. i
thy people, who by thoir presence, sought
to give countenance to even the most
Among the young gentlemen who manifested
tho n.~>st devoutness, was a youth
named Amos James Sexton?a youth of
prepossessing appearance, insinuating address,
and more than ordinary fervor in ;
what lie oalled " his master's servieo."? I
iiu MU.-5 (liihuuuui^ y.c;in>us mai an young
females then " out of the .irk of safety, [
should be brought to salvation, and among j
this class he foui.d of smypathizers not a i
few." Among those who manifested the j
most interest in the labors of young Sox- j
ton, was a young lady who professed con- i
version from one of the down town Cutho- j
lie churches, and also a Miss Wilhelmina !
Kennedy, of this city. Miss Kennedy is]
u very fino looking young woman, ller \
?three sisters and herself are members of
the Hew Mr. Ladd's Presbyterian Church,
and their family is composed of themselves
. and their father, the latter well stricken in
years. To cut a long story short, Sexton
ultimately became very intimate with the
Kennedy's, an 1 about a year ago married
AVilhelmina, at her father's house, and
with the full consent of her family. His
representations to Mr. Kennedy and the la<Iio-*
were that he was the son of a wealthy
gentleman named Amos Jones Sexton, who
was in copartnership with a brother of;
Cornelius Vanderbilt, of New York, was
heavily engaged in the construction and fit- j
ting up of ocean steamers, and that he was ,
the inheritor from his grandfather of ?500,- j
O00, which his father retained until he be- J
came of age.
Last April, at the house of Mr. Kennedy,
young Sexton, previous to his marriage
with Miss Kennedy, was taken ill, when
Dr. R. W. Tower, of No. 1225 North |
Tenth street, was summoned to attend him. :
The doctor found his patient presenting |
symptoms of having taken arsenic, and
in a condition which afterwards kept him j
to his bod for four weeks, lie accounted
for the arsenic in this wise: One night, ;
after nn absence of some hours, which
greatly alarmed tho family, he came home |
in n state ot terrible agitation, with liiH j
clothing in disorder, and half famished i
with hunger lie said that while passing i
<|uictly along the street, hisfathernnd 1110- !
thcr, accompanied by two hired ruffians,
had overtaken him ; that the men had pinioned
liiin, placed him in a carriage, and
conveyed him to a house in Jefferson f-treet, !
near Twenty-Second ; that he was there |
taken into a room, where he found a person '
in the garb of a minister, a young lady
about 20 years of age, and a negro man.
The younjj lady, he says, is a niece of Cornelius
Vanderbilt, and n daughter of his
father's partner. He was now informed
by his father that he must at once marry
the lady, and upon his refusal he was tied
down upon a bed, and while the negro
held a loaded pistol to his head, threatening
to shoot him in case of refusal, he went
through the forms of niarriago. This bein
cr done he was released, hufcinnn still rr>.
fusing to recognize the lady as his wife. j
he was locked up In another department
for the flight, in the hope that time would
overcome his obduracy, fie represented i
that he escaped by jumping from a window
to a low shed, and thus reguined the street.
11 o now represented to tho family that
the young lady in question was in reality
the child of his own father, but that of
<rotir.se Mr. Vanderbilk was ignorant of the
fact, and that tho marriage was ncccssary
i:n order to cover up some fraudulent transitions
between Mr. Vanderbilt and Sexton,
All this tho crcdulous family implicitly
believed, and also that his father had frequently
attempted to poison young Sexton.
What rondors the matter more re
jnarkablc, is that the young man a sick- i
nCB8 was severe, and accomr' nved by strong
sjpaftnH and frerjucntly \ inj? delirium.
Meanwhile tlio arrangements for tho nuptial*
bstwcen liiin and Mis* Kennedy which
wore to have been solemnized at Mr. Lndd's
church. wore solemnized in private, Mr.
Ladd performing the ceremony. Sexton
then made a will bequeathing to his young
wife real estate, stocks and bonds amounting
to $70,000, which will the young lady
locked up fully crediting its genuineness,
notwsthsta iu:ng the fact that previous to
ff?n tfrnflflitirr Movfnn So* )* ?*! ??*
hotiso and informed (he family in the presence
of the Kev. Mr. Ladd, thnt his son
was not only penniless, bnt was subject to
Thus matters went on for a time, Sexton
continually haunted by alleged feats of
being poisoned by his father. A little ser- j
vant girl, about fourteen years of age, named
Kmma Stewart, was employed by the family.
She is a sprighly child, possessing more
than ordinary intelligence. One day, while
walking out with Miss Louisa Kennedy, it
is alleged by her that the child was seized
by old Sexton, placed in a carriage, and
taken towards the I<a Pierre House When [
she returned, she said the old gentleman j
had given her half an orange, which she
produced, and promised to give her one
thousand dollars if she would first administer
it to young Sexton, and leave the back
door open at night, so that he (Sexton, Sr.,)
could obtain access to the premises and get
possession of cortain papers. At another
time the child came home with her face cov- i
cred with mud and lier clothes half torn
from her, saying that old Sex ton had made
another attempt to kidnap her. At another
time tlie family imbibed the idea that old
Sexton had entered the house and poisoned
the food in the closets. On another occasion
young Sexton came into the house in
great agitation. He said lie had met his
f;itlier in the street, provided with lar<re
rolls of bank bills ; that lie-begged him for
some money, which instead of being granted,
was met by a violent assault.
At last urged by liis wife's family to put
a stop to these harrassincnts and assaults,
the aid of a prominent lawyer was invoked,
and affidavits were made both by youug
Sexton and the servant <jirl, Stewart, against
Sexton, senior. Upon the promise of a
handsome reward, the detectives took the
matter in hand and diligently sought to
arrest the party complained of. For two
weeks they kept a watch upon the hotels,
in hone that the object of their search might
i ?i ? - c -ii
?xi 11 * u, wiii'ii iu ilit' ?rrr?ii> fiurjiri.su oi un
parties, .Sexton wont before Alderman
Britlor, last week, and stated that his father
had settled the matter by an arrangement
to pay iin ?50,000, and withdrew the suit.
In doing this he neither paid cost to the
Alderman, nor offered the counsel or officers
a single copper for their extraordinary
services in the case.
Meanwhile another lawyer, who is a gentleman
of the first respectability an who is |
a friend of the Kennedy family, took young
Sexton with him to New York, in order
that all further doubts about the young
man's property might be set at rest. As
his wife and sister had already been to York
with him on their wedding tour, and had
been introduced by young Sexton to several
respectable parties, the family up to
this time had never doubted the truth of
Young iSoxton said lie had S2f\000 in
the City Hank in Brooklyn, and 8H,800 in
n Saving's institution in the same city.?
Sexton, the lawyer, and a gentleman formerly
connected with the New York Herald,
went together; and as Sexton professed
a fear of being followed by assassins,
after taking a round-about course, stopped
for the night at an obscure hotel on the
East ltivcr. Sexton complained of diarrhoea,
was up several times during the night,
and next morning was among the missing.
The lawyer arose and soon went over the
rivor to the Ranks in Brooklyn, where he
made inquiries cr ncerning the deposits.?
lie called upon Mayor Tiomann and obtained
a letter of introduction to the Pros- !
ident's of both Hanks. At the City Rank
no such money was deposited or any such
person known, while at the Savings Rank
a clerk said that he remembered a crazy
person of that name, who had annoyed
them a good deal by sending cheeks to the
...i i- .-i ... ? . . -i i
u.im\ w 111:11 m.' iiiiu no account mere, aim
n ft or wards calling to scold all hands because j
they wore not paid. Tho. lawyer also learn- j
cd that a Mr. Ayninr, of tho Lenox Insu- ;
ranee Company, whom Sexton had represented
to be his uncle, was not his uncle;
that Mr. liittle, a convcyanccr in Brooklyn,
had not sold a marble cottage on Loner Island
that belonged to him; that ho had not
paid his bill at the St. Nicholas when he
went. 011 his wedding tour; that his father
was not a man of any property; that bis
word was not entitled to any credit; that
his father had no business connection with
Mr. Jacob Vandcrbilt, or with nobody
eiso. ;n snort, it was clearly shown to j
the anxiously-inquiring lawyer tlmt hi.* entire
errand was fruitless.
When ho had returned to this city, Sexton
came to his office shortly afterwards,
accompanied hy his wife and sister, when
the result of his inquiries in New York
and Brooklyn was made known to him.?
Will it be credited that for every revelation
he had an apparently plausible solution,
and that his wife's family still believe that
in a snort time nc will enter into possession
of liis fut inheritance? Indeed they had
gone mo far as to purchase a house on the
cxpectd replenishment to their linanccs.?
Meanwhile, young Sexton still resides with
the Kennedy family, and is as penniless as
persons like ho invariably arc. The case
is as yet known jnly to a few persons, but
in all the annals of deception, in the wild
est stretch of fiction, it may be safely asserted
that there was never exhibited an
instance of so wci! digested and coherent a
series of frauds. If it be madness on the.
part o^ young Sexton?and such it seems
to be beyond a donbt?its method is marvelous
to a degree.?Philadelphia Transcript,
"John, did you ever bet on a horscraco?"
" No, but I've bccu my siater J3et
on an old maro !"
A Squinting Jury. i
The following rich Kketcb contributed
years ago to the columns of the Washington
News, by itw editor. Win. Thompson,
Esq. is good enough to be started agiuu on
Once upon a time, or to be a little more
particular, nearly a half a century ago,
there dwelt in the town of , in Old
England, n remarkable oddity, in the person
of an attorney at law, who although I
not fair t? look upon, (for he was in truth I
otic of ilic hur.iclic-oir tqieuiinetts of liuiiiii 11 i?y
over beheld by mortal mitn,) was withal
a person of sound jmlmcnt, great benevolence,
varied learning, a poet, a painter,
and a wit of no mean order.
It so happened that the aforesaid gentleman,
(i (5 , Esq., was appointed
High Sheriff of the town of . lie
was a man of fortune, and had a kind heart,
as many ? poor prisoner could testify, who
partook of the good cheer with which the
prisoners were liberally supplied at Christmas
and other well-known festivals from
the private purse of the High Sheriff.
It was of course the duty of the High
Sheriff to summon a Grand and Petit Jury,
j our High Sheriff indulged in some of the
! straDirest and drollest fi Us that have nrob- i
ably ever been beard of in any otber town
or country. In the first place be .summoned
for tbo October court a jury consisting
of twelve of tbe fattest men be eoubl find
in tbc boroubb, and when they came to the
book to lie sworn, it appears tbat only nine
jurors could sit comfortably in tbc-box!
After a good deal of sweating, squeezing,
and scolding, tbe paunel was literally jammed
into tbe box, and when seated thoy
]>rcscntcd to tbe eye of tbc court, tbe bar|
risters and audience, tbo ''tightest fit" of
i a jury that was overseen in a court-room.
I laterally they became much to tbc amusci
??<><. ,? .J ? 1 ?t 1---1 - i ' ?
I .m ill VI vnv; lUUlt 4I1IU IIIU 1'OUl'U ilU VUUitU'S, !
j "a packed jury," and 110 mistake.
I For the .j anuary term our facetious 11 igli
j Sheriff, (in consequence, it was said, of
' some hint from tho Recorder, that there
! should be no more fat panticls summoned
| to his court,) went to the opposite extreme,
j He summoued twelve of the leanest and
' tallest men he could find iu the borough; :
and when they took their ats in the box
t appeared comparatively empty?there I
was indeed room enough for twelve more
of the same sort and dimensions.
For the April term of the court our humorous
functionary summoned a jury consisting
of twelve barbers! Now it happened
that among the latter were the very
perruquiers who dressed the recorder's and
| barrister's wigs; and some of the latter arriving
late at tho bar hau to appear that
tiui iiuijj; in i'Dun wiiii iiiuir wiga unuresscu
or half dressed, so as to cut a very ridicu- 1
Ions figure, amid the smiles and half-mippressed
laughter of tho bystanders. The
High Sheriff enjoyed tho foss amazingly,
| but looked " grave as a judge," while he |
tried to keep silence in the court room.
But the crowning joke of this waggish j
j functionary occurred at the summoning of |
[ his fourth and last jury at the summer .sesI
sion in July. For that term of the court
the High Sheriff, not having the fear < f
the recorder, the Mayor and the alderman
Before his eyes, actually summoned a squill- j
ting jury ; twelve as queer looking bipeds |
as over took their seats in a jury box?a j
jury that was probably more looked at and l
laughed at than any of the appointed twelve |
that ever swore to " well ami truly try. and
true deliverance mnko, between their Sovereign
Lord tho King and the prisoner at*
But the scene was so irresistibly droll <
that the learned recorder could not main- J
tain his gravity. The Mayor and Alder- '
man followed suit The barristers laughed
while their wigs became bald and powderless
; nay even the poor prisoners in the
hock, who were to be put upon their trial, j
and sonic of tlieni undergo transportation,
could not refrain from joining the general j
j CQchinatioi)! And when the learned re- |
colder oiiuiianded the High Sheriff to
brini: the court room to order, and iutima- |
j ted, with a half suppressed laugh, that the ,
latter ought to be ashamed of himself for |
summoning such a jury, the drollery of this j
court scene was considerably heightened
by tlie quick, ready, and sonorous response ,
of the High Sheriff, who, looking at the '
same time at tl.csquinting jury, exclaimed, i
"All good and lawful men, your honor." j
liutour humorous functionary lias long
since " shuffled off his mortal ooil."
Sincuilar Tradition.?Among the
Seminole Indians, there is a singular tradi
tion regarding the white n in's origin and
superiority. They pay thatwhon thegreat
Spirit made the earth, he also inade three
men, all of whom were of fair complexion;
and that, after making them, he led them
to the margin of a small lake and bade
i Micm leap therein and wash. One innnc|
diately obeyed, and came from the water
purer than before lie bathed; the second j
did not leap in until the water had become
slightly muddy, and when ho had bathed '
he came up copper colored ; the third did i
not lean in till the water became black
with nuul, and lie oniric out with its own
color. Then the Great Spirit laid before
thorn three packages of lurk, and bado
them choose ; and, out of pity for his misfortune
]n color, g;ive the black man first
choice, lie took hold of each of the packages,
and, having felt the weight, chose the
heaviest; the copper-colored otio then
| chose tho second hcavioat, leaving the
I white man the lightest. When the packaI
ges were opened the first was found to contain
spades, hoes, and all the implements
of labour; the second enwrapped hunting,
lislnnpr and war like apparatus ; tlj3 third
gave to tho white man, pons, ink, and paper?tho
engine of tho mind?the mutual,
mental improvement?tho tfocinl link of!
humanity?the foundation 4of tho white
Onk of the broadest hints to pop the
question which it is possible for a young
hdy to give a young gentleman, is to deolarc
to him her intention of ncyer marrying.
Sum Verses to Snaik, by Binks.
Proddigus reptile! long and skuly ku.?s?
You arc tlio dudrat'tedes?t. biggest thing I ever
Seed that cud ty itsclt" intou double boNot,
and cum nil strate again in a
>1 iunit or 80, without winkiu or xceinin
To experience any particular p.mo
In the uici'rani
Stoopenjus inscek ! marvelous animile !
Yon are uo doubt Seven thousand yores
Old. and have a considerable of a
Katnilv stieeklnir round thru the tall
(Srass in Allien, n eetin up little grcesy
Niggers. and u wish en tliey war bigger,
You arc the saint miserable dcvvle,
I'll bet, that put redioklus nosh tins
Into tlie bed of Eve, or liis uti klc, 1
l>on't know which.
I wonder bow big you was nlicn yu
Was a inpbnnt about 2 fete long ? I
Kxpco yn was a pnrty good si/,e, ami
Lived on plirogg, and li/./erds, ami polyWogs
and Hutch like.
You are bavin n nice lime now, ennybow?
Don't Iihy hotliin to do but lay opli
And etc kats and rabbits, and alio
Out ylire lung and twist ynictalc.
I wunder if yon ever swallowed a man
Without taken oph his buns. If tlinr wnr
Brass buttons oil his kole. 1 sposo
Yu had Icr swollcr a lot ol luttlinWholes.
and a shu-haniinor to knock
The smils oph the boots and dry vo in
The lax, so that they wouldn't i:ut yuro
Shininiick. 1 wundov if viltles bt.-le
Oood all the way down. I cxpec so?
At least for 6 oi 7 feto.
Von lire so nlmitcy long, I jlnnl fhynk
If yuro tale whs koI?l, yuro licil
Wootlcnt no it till (lie ik>x( tiny.
l)n( it is hard In toll; snuix is snaiks.
"It's What You Si?kni>."?"It's
what tlice'll spend, my son," said a sage
old Quaker, " not what t lice* 11 make, which
will dcciile whether theo's to be rich or
not." This was only Franklin's advice in
another form : " Take care of the pennies,
and the pounds will take care of themselves."
A eotemporary remarks : Men are
continually indulging in small expenses,
saying to themselves that it is only a trifle,
yet forgetting that the aggregate is serious, 1
that even the sea-shore is ma le up of pret- 1
ty grains of sand. Ten cents $ day, even, 1
: . iLi.i -l .ii l _ i...ir 1
i? vuiri/Y'oiA iiuiiiirn uiiu ii 11?111 ;i year, niici
that is the interest of a capital of six linn- I
dred dollars. :
" The man that saves ten cents a day 1
only is so much richer than him who does I
not, as if he owned a life estate in a house j <
worth six hundred dollars. Every sixteen I
years ten cents a day becomes to six hundred j
dollar?; and, if invested quarterly, docs not !
take half that time. Ilut ton cents a day is < 1
child's play, sonic will exclaim. Well, I
then, John Jacob Astor used to say that '
when a man, whe wishes to he rich, has
saved ten thousand dollars, lie has won t
half the battle. Not that Astor thought :I
ten thousand dollars niucli. Uut he knew
that, in making such a sum, a man acquired
habits of prudent economy, which would ^
constantly Keep nun advancing in weaitn. .
How many, however, spend ten thousand j
in a few years in extra expenses, and when, j
on looking back, cannot tell, as they say,
where the money went to. To save is tiie c
golden rule to get rich. To squander, even ^
in small sums, is the first step towards the j
Rki.UHON.?Holievo no individual on j '
earth, who tells 3-011 that religion is a gloo- j >
my thing, and that its possession tends to ! t
melancholy. Should you lo'ik at a pi- i (
ous person, and notice a tingo ot' gloom j 1
upon his countenance, think not that it is *
religion that darkens the aspect of the tea- ! <
tnres; it sobers the mind, hut does not . ?
sour it. 1teli?rlnn enlitrlitiMis thn umil cnn. ! !
8c<|uently cannot obscure the light which '
should always beam in the Christian's eye. <
It chocks the wild mirth of fools, which, I
in Suripturc, is compared to the " cracking ?
of thorns under a pot;" hut it confers a
cheerfulness to the heart, which will cause 1
the face to shine. It gives mildness, a <
contplaccncy to the feelings, which oeea- 1
sion gentle, cheerful manners. It creates '
simplicity of character, so beautiful, so at- '
tractive in youth, and produces that open, ]
frank-hoartedncfis, and benevolent friendliness
of demeanor so lovely in all aires.?
We must recollect that divine grace, although
it renews the heirt, and sweetens
the temper, docs not change the constitution
of our physical being,from defects, in ,
which melancholy and gloom, in religious ,
characters, frequently arise, and if indulg- <
cd, darkness will be produced ; but religion 1
makes every sin hateful to the soul. Be '
assured, in every trial and vicissitude of j
life, that it is religion only that can niako ,
you happy, and that can give you checrfulncs?
of heart. Happiness is a sober feel- (
ingot* the mind. We should never, then, i
permit an idea that the great (Tod is a severe,
gloomy being, who delights in misery,
but habitually think of llim as the
kindest friend wo have, who admits us to
converse with him. Yes, the great duhovah
delights to listen to the prayer# of all (
Ilis children; from tlio mouths of "babes ,
and sucklings" lie can pcrfect praiso. lie i
attends to all our wants. Let us, then, go >
to Ilim with humble confideucc, and pray !
that He would be the guide of our youth, j
the strength of ourmanhood, and the hope |
of old age; and that lie would give ns
that wisdom which alone comes from above, ,
and which is of itself suflioicut to make us
"wise unto salvation."
" Pray, madam, what do you charge
for recovering an umbrella?" said Michael
r?*?*.. < w: -i ?i.. i - i
w i luucitj, Hum ,i ijijiuiiiry, tiivuvuvr oiiy,
walking into an umbrella shop. "..Let
roe seo it," was the reply. " Ah, faith, .
and that's just wliat I want to do ; for I've
lost one, and I hoc you offer to recover
them at a very small ehurge, so I was just
thinking I would got vou to r^ovor mine."
ANACHarm8, Mie Scythian, of Ilarthe- ,
lemi, is reproached hy an Athenian with |
the barbarity of his native land. "It is I
true," replies Anaeharsis, " that my connfi'V
id a diflrrruOA #/\ mA K?il n?A .. 1
v j ? ? w.??^,??.wv ?-w m>V) jvu iiio a vi ingrooe
to your country."
It i? said tlint most.of tho hoir-dyc? in j
uso nro poisonous. It is astonishing how j
many there nre, notwithstanding, who have
tho courago to " staud the hazardof a rfy !" J
The Six Pleas for a New Dress.
Tittlcwinkfj wants another dress, nml her
Ion! protests. Now observe how she manages
; she approaches with?
Plea No. 1?The Pursuaaivo Plea ?
Oh, how hard he has to light ! She tells
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Ill III IIIMV J)IU; IU\US II1 III 9 MimUllll'H 111M 11*11 I y
calls him a king?-asks if ho has tho heart
to deny her? If lie says he haw, alio procoids
No. 2?Or tlic Destitute Plea.?
Sho informs him of the fact thnt she lias
nothing to weal, and says a man is a brute
who v juld not give his wife something to
wear. That she is not lit to he seen.?
That people will cry shame oil him. In
vain ho says that " beauty unadorned is
adorned tho most " She asks if he can bo
so mean as to refuse her '! If he says "yes,"
she proceeds to?
i>ir... w '? />.. ?u? 1 >i
a ?\>a ii?j. u \ji liiv; I UUIUIJ4 J IUU.
This consists more erf' gesture than spccch.
She sits at the table with her little nose
turned up and her little eyes turned down.
She cuts little, till he goes to business, sighs
often, and walks about the house like a
bad tempered ghost. She speaks only to
say "she knew it would be so," and "it
served her just right." Should he dare to
say " it did," she proceeds to?
" !?!..? I ?!._ 1? l>? -- CM. ?
i ?v;a i Kn tnu i lujiuri^ i iuji.? r?uc
politely nsks for the little money she had
when she was married. Certainly .she can
tlo what she wishes with her own. In fact,
she had no property when they were married.
All her worldly good-* consisted of
a few worsteds and knitting-pins ; hut those
knitting-pins she always poked in his eye
unless she conquers him before she gets to
plea No. -4. Should this fail, she proceeds
Plea No. 5?Or the Comparative Plea.?
All her departed lovers are made to pass
before the uiihnppy man, and ho is compared
with thou, one by one. If she had
married .Mr. Snook?-i. c., (he coachman,
she would have hail a livery. If she had
married Mr. Swizzle, she would have lived
in style on ISroad .street. If she had married?in
fact, nr-ybody but her husband?
die would have been treated like a human
being. lie perhaps, becomes a little angry,
md suggests if she had married Adam she
would have dressed like Jive ! l>ut as she
liad married him, she must wear what he
;an give her. This rouses her temper, and
die conies immediately to?
Plea No. (i?Or the Plea Conclusive.?
Which consists of a threat to go to her
mother, and many upbradings that he
nought her away from the joys of her own
ionic to abuse and make, her miserable.
Now, no man was over able to stand all
licso pleas, lie generally falls at No. 4,
md only in extreme eases reaches No. G.
A Jokk pon tub ".Sons ok Malta."
?The "Sons of Malta," a new secret orler,
as well as a good many others, will en- j
oy the following good juke, which is told J
iy the Seneca Advertiser, and is said to I
lave occurred in one of tho interior villa- !
;cs of Ohio :
" A worthy member of the Methodist
)hurch, slightly touched with Millerisin,
lad never read in his Bible, nor in (he
icwspapers, of the " Sons of Malta," and
lad no idea that such an organization was
n -existence in his town. The order decruiincd
upon having n parade at 12 o'
L?l.. ??.1: 1-! ?. .1
iwv.iv |/1 \-.via\'iyy in ru^iiiui, ilKiKl'lg II1UI11
ook for all the woijd as if just risou from
dumber. " With the drapery of their
;oueh around them," the Sous issued from
hoir council-room, the procession moved
(lowly along, and in their route, passing
jy Deacon A? 'fi house, the strains
)f music and the sound of feet, nwoktfhiiu
frnni liis ilrnnina I.in
... ""ift mo vunmii
isidc, he saw tnc ghostly order filing l>y,
iml rapidly concluded the dayof judgment
,vas at hand. Calling to his wife and
children, he exclaimed: "There, there,
he day of judgment is come 1 The spirts
of the Methodist grave-yard are going
:o join the spirits in the Lutheran graveyard,
and none of you arc ready hut inc.
I told you it would he so I"
Ill IK Firm known a* PIKPKR & LOWKUY
in this tlav dissolved bv mutual
joiiKont. It. II. Ijowery has sold. assigned
md transferod to II. W. l'ieper his moiety
>f all tho stock in trado, goods, morelmndiste.
effects and property, of every description,
belonging to, or owned by the said firm,
ivherevor the same may lie; together with
\ll dcbt.? and sum* of money, due and owing
to the said firm, from any and all persons
II. W. I'ioper will continue the DRY
HOODS and GROCERY business at tho foiiner
stand. II. \V. 1?IK1?KH,
n ii imui'iiv
Wftllnillu. Aug. 27. 18^0."' "7"
hlalc ol'Saulli Carolina,
1\ OIllMNW 11Y? UTATION.
\I Y[(I UREAS, Hamnol II. Johns luith np1
1 plied lo me for letters of administration
ipon all and singular tho personal estate of (,'anlis
Qasaway, deceased. intcof the State and disrlct
of l'ickens: The kindred and creditors of
mid deceased are, therefore, citcd to appear
icforo me, at Pickens (' IF 011 .Monday 2(5th Sept.
inst., to shew cause, if any they can why said
cltcrs should not hn ?rrntil rwl <livi>n iimlnomo
land and soul, 2i)tli August, I860.
, W. J,,PAIISONH,o.i'.IX
woKLiKN uri: \ t s;x?n1
BITIOIV., PltlZH MKDAL. awarded to <\
Mkykh, for his two PIANOS, London, Octobor
C. MKYJ5R respectfully informs liis friends
rnd tlio public teenertfiSy, lhi?i li? lias cotfgtAai.
ly on hand I'lANOR, to tlioxe for -which
10 received tlio Prize Medal in London, in 1851
All orders promptly attended (0. nnd grout
,'arc taken in tho selection and packing the
Ho has received, during the lost fifteen years
nore Medals tlrtui any other ihaker, from tlio
Kranklin Instituto?also, First l'rcmluws In
llo*tou, New York and Hultlmoro.
Warcroonm, No. 772 Avch Htrcet, below
Eighth, South eWe, Fhilft'lolpliiu.
Juno 15, R53, 47 *
! GREENVIUE MAUBLE YARD.
r|"MIE subscriber has on band and is coii^
JL stanllv receiving A largo and varied as-'
American and Italian Marble,
To whiuh ho would call tho attention ofthiwo
in want of a suitable Monument to mark tho
fpot where repose tho remains of their departed
relatives and friends, carving and*
lettering-of all kinds neatly and promptly
JftkaJT- Particular attention paid to orders by
mail. JAMES M. ALLEN.
Greenville C. II., S. C.. Feb. 22 Sl-lf
N. 15. Ho refors to I) () WcstHolri. Gowor.
| C-'x, Mnrkly it Co.. l>r. M 11 Earlo, W 11
| \\ atfon, E?q.t Col 1) Hoke. 11 McKay, Esq.
j J. W. Nolllll^, JR. J. \v. If.\ Rltl.oo.N'. ?*. IT1.I.IAM
NUliK^IAHttlSON & PITlUAM,
AtlornvyN at Lniv,
Bft I Ii'IiPfl I) S IV V f? I! I T V I
Wll.l. atteml promptly to nil business cultus\l
uwl i? ilipir care. Mh. 1'ui.liam cau i?lwnyH
l o foinul in the Office.
Ol'FICE AT I'lCKENS C. II., S. C.
.Sept. 0. 1851} if
Rags J Rags!
want to buy 2o,000 pounds CLEAN
J. 1$. B. SLOAN & CO.
Pendleton. July I. 18.VJ fill If
J. H. VOIGHT,
| Tin, C'opperMiiidi & Sfliminher,
W.\!<!1AI<I,A. iS. ('..
\\MI.I. pivc strict attention to all IntsmcFs cn1!
trusted to his earc. Terms the moist reuI
.Ian. 12. 1S*?0 2"> tf
I fefc 4 ?? 4 4k Ik SipaISIIH
j i il q m ?? u
I Kphraim I'erry, el u's. "|
J nines Kolonson, Adm'r, j ) >i 11 for Relief, Disjoint
Mclvinuoy, Adm'r, | covery, Account,
et uls. I &c.
'IMIK Court <>t' Kquity. for Pickens <li?tricC?
1 having referred t!io matters of Account in
tliis case to (lie Commissioner for settlement, it
j is ordered that Monday tlso ITili day of October
J next, bo set apart for holding the staid Kefcr'
enee; and that the following absent parties nro
lierebv notified to attend either personally or by
attorney, at that time, namely: .James MeKinney.
Sarah McKinney and her husband
l.iiiwu IIaLT imiAtf Pka^Iiiii \(i?l/S*inni* f 1 Ant'ifn
??...VO , iv.KWII , V
I W. McKinney, Mary Murphy n???! her husband
' Murphy, Francis McKinney. l'reslon
[ McKinney, jr., Nuncy McKinney, jr., Mary
Krnest and \Villinin MoKinncy, The parties
defendants, within the jurisdiction of the Court,
arc also required to be likewise represented on
t lie day aforesaid.
ltoirr. A. THOMPSON, c.E.p.n.
Coin'rs. Office, Aug. 12. lSn!) id.
FOR SALE AT SALC/illiri' s. c.
'PII USK celebrated Pills arc of vegetable eoni!
1 pound, free from mercury or drugs of any
kind. They are a sovereign remedy 'or pain or
any uneasiness in the body, or costivcnc*s.-?
Skin diseases of any inveterate ami painful character,
such lis erysipelas, salt rheum, tetter nnd
| summer lie.it. have been eradicated by their use.
These pills have cured the rheumatic, the cpleptic,
tlie paralytic, and the conmmptivc. In
jaundice ami all affections of the liver, dyspepsia,
dysentery, nnd diarrhoe, pleurisy, sudden
pains and intlanunalions, female obstructions,
scorbutic and scroffulous, even gouty ami neuralgic
affections, have given way to the use of
this medicine; nml now. after twenty years experience,
the public estimation of Hramlrcth's
i'ills continue to increase. For Worm* llrniivlrctli's
Tills uro the best vcrmifugo : they nro
infallible. A Utile cliiltl. six yours old, for somo
weeks was drooping ; its mother gave it one of
'Hrnndrcth'* sugar coated pills; the next day
there come away a worm sixteen indies long
nn 1 as largo as a child's linger. The child was
well. And for l'leurisy nothing is better. Let
the people discard prejudice and trv Ihein.
4?jfrtbuld l?y W. S. & (?. F. WILLIAMS, nt
Snlnbritv. S. at the nsinil price.
April *120, 180U 80 tf
Sialc ol'Noiidi Cnroliiia,
K. II. Keith, Kx'lrix et. rd. |
vs. I Hill for Relief,&c.
F.liuha Lawrence. et. nl. j
IT appearing to the Commissioner that John
M. Lawrence. William K w?i.i> <>u.t
K.ither 0., and H. 11. tiassawny and wife Artcnrssa,
reside without the limits of t It iK State.
On motion of Norton. complainants' solicitor,
it .s ordered that these absent defendants do
hjtpC.'ir, plend, answer or demur to complainants'
said hill of complaint, within three months l*om
the publication hereof, or an order ]>ro confr**o
will be taken as to them.
ItOH'T. A. THOMPSON, c.K.r.P.
Coin'rs. Office, June 20. 1H.">0 P>n>
i\o ricii "
ITNDKIt nn order of tho Court of Equity,
J we Imvc been authorized, and are also
now prepared to distribute tho personal estate
of lliishcll Cannon, deceased. Tho boirs-nt.
| law i>f said deceased arc hereby requested to
apply for their distributive shares, as we will
| not longer be held responsible f<ir interest.
IIA.NNJ.M DUKK, } , , ,
HARRIET DUKK, j AUm r'*
Aug 1. 1K5U 2 3>n
r FRANCES A. V. WHITE, wife ??f C.
^ II. White. IIuriiCKA-mnkor, of Wnlhi?lli?,
hereby given notice that, at the expiration ?>f
three months from this date, I will transact
business as a nolo trader or free dealer. My
occupation i? that of Milliner
V. A? V. WHITE.
Aug 1, 185,0 2 3m
I^ROM the RubKcriber, in Juno Innt, a pitd Dull
1 Ox. with mottled face, ntid white on I Wc back.
Branded on the horn with im X?car rnnrk not
recollected. Information concerning him will
be recoived with tlmukH, nml expenses paid.?
Anderson's Mills is iiiv no?t ofiln??.
s * " \VM. ALLEN.
Sept V 1RM r> tf
IS hereby given (lint application will be. mado
to Hie !.cgi*lnture of Month Carolina, nt it ft
next AeitKion, for an act to incorpnruWX'armel
Church, vritli tb? iinial power and privilege*
incident to miali corporuto bodies. >W;
Aug. i8. iw?o 3 TiitriiKn
rilllE question of closing tho Road ft-om
1 tlio Regimental Muflor Ground of til#
2d Hfttftmonl by Steele's (now RIioH'h) Mill*,
toward Flat Rock Mustor Ground, and of
opening a Road from Salem church l>v Flat
Shoal and Duncan'* mill to Oothol Cfnrroh,
will he considered at tho meeting of tlio
Hoard at Walhallu the 2d Suturday in ScptOluhor
Apnlicution will ho made tho saiuo timo
and nlaco for making wiMI? *
i -n I v v * UV, WM runrlitlnn*)
tho now Kon?l being oponod fVoiu
PickoiiK C. II. to tho Gcncrnl Mn*tor Orofliul
June 10, 1850 47 j|
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