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THE ANDERSON INTELLIGENCER,
IS ISSUED EVERT THURSDAY, AT
OHE DOLLAR A YEAli, IN ADVANCE.
J.--.7? If delayed ?s months, SI .00; and $2.00
at tfe end uf ihc year.
?j?YT Sc III 7 M'l^ZTTi EYS,
EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS.
Advertisements inserted at modcrato rates; lil.cral
deductions made to those wl 6 will advertise by the
^HE WIFE'S REVENGE.
Two yours since a ycung and beautiful
lady of Bologna married tho descendant
' ?f a family well kuowr to history, av1io.sc
illustrious name was ah that the brides
groom possessed, but the generous Bo
Ipgnesc, in the ardor o:' her attachment,
rivqrlookcd the poverty of her lover, in
the hope and expectation of n proper re
ivim-of her disintereste I love.
Fora year all was hippinees; hut last
summer, being on an excursion to Ven?
ice, they formed an acquaintance with a
family from Paris. A young widow of
.that family was very gay, beautiful and
fascinating, and possessing a profusion
of "olden tresses which might have done
honor to the head of an Eve or Ophelia,
attracting the attcntio i of the Marquis
Delia B-. llcv other charms might
have failed, but her beautiful ringlets
were irresistible, and forgetting the at?
tractions of his young and lovely marchess
whose rich dark hair would have vied
with a Capollo, a Ceruaro, or a Juliet
ov'enof Capuicls, he became ensnared by
the fair head of the lovely Parisian.
After a month, the family, including
the gay widow, returned to Paris, and in
another " little month,'' the 3Iarquis re?
ceived a pressing call tD Homo upon busi?
ness of importance; and leaving his lady
? return to Milan at her leisure, he took
post for Paris with all possible expedi
? tion, where ho had been a fortnight be-'
fore tho neglected Marshess, who had re?
turned home, discovered the singular er?
ror in tho compass, fcy which her hus?
band's course to Rome had been diversed,
fry means of a friendly letter, apprising
iiqr that her husband was incessant in at
:. itioii to the bohlest cf beauties and her
'. lstant attendant to the Theatre Italian,
a ...1 other places ot amusement.
? iifhe lady called her counsel and they
i uciuded to follow the Marquis to Paris
.. ilhout delay. Previous to her depart?
ure, the lady was busy in making re?
searches of ii-singular rature. Tho trou?
blous times of Italy daring its intestine
broils bad furnished tradition and memories
0*f melancholy catastrophes by steel and
poison, and not few were the modes by
which .sure and sudden death might be in?
. In tho archives of tho family of the
jealous lady were notices of an heirloom,
in form of a ring, concealed in the setting
of which was a small g)ld globe, and in
tho interior of' which; was inserted a poi?
son similar in effects to prnssic acid. 'This
could bo borno in the month without dan?
ger, unless crushed between the teeth,
and then instant'death would follow.
Secure of this valuable jewel, the dc
Eoi'ted marchess arrived in Paris, and was
r indly received into the houso of her
...L::d married to a financier of eminence
in the city, and a man of considera?
tion.; and among mat y circumstances
?Ciliated to disturb tier, che learned
tat her husband was. t ie next Monday,
o attend the fair widow to a ball, to be
given at ihc house of a former deputy of
the Sossiohj which with many other
ihings. Was broken up in 1S4S.
To this hall her friend consented to ac?
company her. and the hour impatiently
expected at length arrived. Robed in
black velvet, with rich iaecs, which set
oil' to advantage her c car complexion,
dark eye. a,nd hair, she was superb; ehe
was dazzling! With fro in her eyes,
raajostic in deportm'en% \ tho haughty
beauty sti'odo through tiie room, (the
crowd opening ap she advanced.) and
proceeded to a little saloon, lighted by
lamps, among the flowers, and at some
little distance from theorchestra. There
she awaited her dreaded rival and her
Companion, intending to appear suddenly
?before them, confound ti c lady, freezing
her in constant husband by glance, and
then to complete the catastrophe
The pair arrived. Taking her friend
by the hand,, the marchess arose, putting
into her mouth, at the same time, the
fatal ball. The metal is thin, and tho
lease Compression of the teeth, tho deadly
fluid would bo ejected, and she would
fall a corpse before the thunder-stricken
pair. Behold this beautiful woman re?
ceiving attentions, with a smile upon her
countenance, and holding in her mouth
tho subtle poison which was soon to con- J
sume her, and yet with an apparent satis?
The Marquis was waltzing with his
beautiful blonde. Restraining her emo?
tion, the marchess chose a station where?
in the turns of the dance, she would have
the most favorable position to burst upon
them when a conversation between a
ncighboiing couplo attracted her atten?
"Do you sec," said a youn:; man, " the
Baronne clc-? How elegant she is
this evening! "Who is that with whom
she is waltzing ?"
"An Italian?a Roman, I believe, who,
they say, adores her for her beautiful
! blonde tresses; satiated, perhaps, by the
dark-eyed damsels of the Eternal City."
" The fair tresses or the Baronne !" said
a third one, who had joined the other two
as the conversation began ; " truly the}'
arc charming, but my sister, who -/as in
the same convent with her, sa* > Ihcyarc
false; and if you examine closely the
enormous covering, you will perceive that
it i.i hot a native to the head."
At this moment the breathless dancers
halted near the group. The .Marquis was
addressing some words to his partner,
whieh caused his listening wife to (hink
of the ball she carried in her mouth, while
the Barronness was rc-adjtisting her
dress, and passing carefully her hand
over the back of her hcad,-as if to be as ?
sured that all was safe in that quarter.
Suddenly a new thought seemed t<
possess the injured marchess; she drop?
ped the poison ball from her mouth into
her bosom, rushed upon her rival front
behind, and seizing her by the hair, de?
tached the magnificent muss of ringlets
from the cranium, and threw it on the
The Marquis, whose eyes were for an
instant, diverted from his partner, turned
as she shrieked aloud, with fury i? his
eyes, prepared to avenge her. ami beheld
his mistress, like Sampson of old shorn of
her conquering tresse?. and his super!;
wile, frowning in all the majesty of an
offended beauty !?what a tableau!
The Marquis was astonished and stup?
efied, and the lad}' recovering her good
sense and temper, took him by the ham!
and led him unresisting to an antc-ehani
" Forgive me," she whispered in hi<
ear, "for having disarmed my?adversary,"
and carried him away.
The "Wednesday following, the recon?
ciled couple set out lor Ali!;:n, the best
of friends in the world, and withal, the
most affectionate lovers. But for the
discomfittcd Baroness,- she is the
most amiable personage, and I am in de?
spair that any one should have lorn from
her one of her most pleasing illusion ?.
Don't Ask Favors.?Rely upon your?
self and ask no favors. It is a great deal
better to suffer than to he dependent up?
on others. Obtain what you desiro by
your own exertions, or make up your
mind to do without it. There is a more
true dignity in comparative poverty with
an independent spirit, than in mcs! lux?
urious indolence gained through cringing
and asking favors. And then, too. it is
too humiliating to be refused by those
abundantly abio to aid yon. with -; I am
very sorry I cannot accommodate you. 1
really wish it was in my power, dear mo
if you had only applied yesterday." and
all the other speeches which have been
stereotyped from time immemmorial,
fSady for use for those who gladly avail
themselves of an}- excuse rather than put
themselves to any inconvenience to favor
those who say they are friends. "We re?
cently knew a man who has always been
ready to do favors for his kin, brought
into rather a tight pecuniary fix, and
though ho had many wealthy relations,
who, without any trouble, might have
assisted ; yet there was not one of them
willing to do the least thing from him.?
The better way is not even to try the
nearest relative we have cn earth by ask?
ing favors of them. If a man, however,
has connexions or friends who are truly
noble-hearted, and who, when they <ce
him in trouble, come forward of their
own accord and offer him assistance, let
him accept it, and rejoice that he has
Don't ask favors, then. Rely upon
your own efforts; go ahead, work hard;
and if sometimes embarrassed, and a
whole-souled man comes along and offers
a helping hand, do not feel a foolish, mis?
taken pride, nor let independence, pre?
vent ycu from cordially and gratefully
accepting the proffered aid, and be ready
to prove your appreciation of his kindness
by doing him a favor tho first opportuni?
ty that occurs.
Don't An.Mir.r. Wim.?An Arkansas pa?
per, speaking of Andrew Johnson's coer?
cion speech, says that he has not himself
the courage to " fight a yearling bull-frog
if ho could sec a chance to run."
The Washington Light Infantry,
This ancient and honorable corps?-well-known
tmd admired by visitors to our commercial metrop?
olis?celebrated the 22d of February, as is their
custom, with imposing and appropriate ceremonies.
Not the least interesting feature of the day, hal?
lowed by its memories and dear to every patriotic
heart, was the presentation of an elegant flag,
wrought by the hands of'one of Charleston's fair?
est daughters, Miss Mart A. 15. The donor had
selected tier distinguished friend, (ten. James
Simons, Speaker of the IIou.:e of Representatives
in our State Legislature, to present in her behalf
this elegant gift to the Washington Light Infantry,
which agreeable task was performed in a most
becoming and touching manner. As the young
lady has many relatives and friends in this section
of the State, we append the speeches delivered on
It is proper to premise that Capf. 3imonto> and
itis command returned only a few days before from
actual service on Morris' Island, having responded
promptly to the call of the State two months ago.
Their arduous duties were handsomely rewarded by
this souvenir, on their return from the camp of the
Gen.'Simons spoke as follows:
Oskers and Sol diem of the Washington
J have been requested by a daughter of
Carolina to present this standard to your
corps. As a work of art, it is beautiful;
tho colors are exquisite, the needlework
ingenious, and the-design chaste and per?
fect. On one "side you will find the name
of your patriotic corps, inscribed in letters
of pure silver ; with the date of your or?
ganization ; and on the upper corner near
the flag-stall", the increscent joyously turns
her horns to heaven, gratefully to rcccivo
her promised bounties. On the reverse
stands the palmetto, at once the emblem
and glory of our State?its stem of solid
gold, its leaves of brightest green, encir?
cled by a wreath, wherein the oak loaves
und acorns betoken t he strength of its de?
fenders, ami the laurel promises the crown
of honor to tho gallant victor. Below are
these precious words?household words,
so to speak?of tho Washington Light In?
fantry?Virtue axd Valor.
1 feel much gratified to have been selec?
ted by the fair and lovely donor to pre?
sent litis token of her consideration, de?
signed by her taste, wrought by her own
delicate hand, and prompted by the love
of country which animates her pure young
heart. Sly only regret is that I have no
eloquence for her praise commensurate to
the consideration i have received from
three generations of her patriotic fa mi!}*.
Surely I may be pardoned in adding
that I Jeel it is not inappropriate that 1
should have boon selected for this agreea?
ble tush. When your Bntaw Flag.-in the
Revolution of 177G, was the stand:::-.! of
the Regiment of the Great Captain, whose
name yon hear, my father as .Adjutant of
t!:<> Regiment, had its care and keeping,
and. by his side, fought and bled beneath
its folds. Under these circumstances, I
"would be insensible to a natural impulse
if T did hot acknowledge the inspiring
sensations of my present grateful duty.
You are not surprised, then, gentlemen
of the Washington Light Infantry, at the
well known sentiments which 1 have al?
ways cherished for your corps. There is
no body of citizen soldiery who are more
entitled to what lias been characterized as
your household words, emblazoned on
that standard, virtue and valor.
Therefore, Capt. Simon ton, in the name
of the fair donor. I confide it to your
hands, fully persuaded that, when your
motto is tested in conflict-on the field of
battle, the colors may be riven by the mis?
siles of the enemy, but they will never be
ravished from the hands of the defenders.
Capt. Simon ton replied :
response of CAPT. simonton.
General : This beautiful gift, presented
so soon on our return, excites within us
grateful emotions. When the soldier re?
turned from the toils and privations of ac?
tive service receives such an assurance
that a tender heart was filled with inter?
est in his welfare?that fair hands wrought
In his honor?and that bright eyes beamed
on his coming, he feels that lie has reaped
his reward. 15e assured, sir, that this
standard will be cherished by our corps
with the warmest affection?that we will
preserve, protect and defend it to the best
of our ability, and that the name of its
fair donor, repeated by our grateful lips,
will be handed down from generation to
generation of our ancient corps as one of
its honored household words.
General, we have returned from no field
stained with blood; nor have we heard
the roar of hostile cannon; but the expe?
dition of which we were a part, haa not
been without its result. "Wo- have soon
men, deserting every occupation, spring
to arms at the call of the State, ready to
do or die in her behalf. We have seen
everywhere, in every branch of the ser?
vice, these gallant men, enduring every
privation, undertaking every toil, making
every sacrifice in the protection of their
hearths and their altars. As day by day
they saw the spires of their distant homes
gilded by the rays of the rising sun, or
made more glorious by its setting, aspira?
tion after aspiration ascended to tho
Throno of God, praying that these might
be preserved, and vow after vow was re?
corded to this preservation, pledging their
Tho men of South Carolina have shown
their determination to shed their best
blood, to pour forth their richest treasure
in tho defence of her institutions. The
women of South Carolina, forbidden by
their sex from appearing on the battle
field, have ever given aid, encouragement
and assistance to the living; have prc
?parcd themselves to administer comfort
to the wounded; and have steeled their
hearts to pay the last offices to the slain.
A people exhibiting these characteristics
can never be conquered. Whatever the
future ma}' have in store for us?if this
impending dark cloud bursts in war and
desolation?under all circumstances we
can rely with unflinching confidence in
the spirit of our people, prepared to meet
every emergency. Should that hour come,
standing here as the representative of the
Washington Light Infantry, fully author?
ized to speak in their behalf. I pledge
them to bear this standard in the tide of
battle?to press with it to victory or to
(all beneath its folds.
Soldiers, behold your standard. You
have already in your possession that Ett
taw banner, covered with the associations
of the glorious past. You cherish it with
affectionate reverence, and draw from it
richest lessons of patriotism for your emu?
lation and example. It is the record of
the past. This is your record. Sec
to it that as you honor and reverence and
cherish thai flag for the deeds your an?
cestors have done, the future generations
of our company shall gather around this
flag, and honor and reverence and cherish
it for the deeds you will have done.
Soldiers, receive your standard.
The flag is of the regular company size.
On one side a blue field, with the name of
the corps in silver block letters, a crescent
of silver beads in upper corner. On the
reverse, a white field, with a wreath of
oak leaves, acrons, and laurel leaves. Jn
the cent re the ever-green Palmetto. The
stall'is surmounted with a spear head, and
the flag is heavily fringed and tassclled
A Brother's Love.
There is something transccndcntly vir?
tuous in the affections of a warm hearted
brother to wards his gentle and amiable
sister. He can feel unbounded admira?
tion lor her beauty?he can appreciate
and applaud the kindness which she be?
stows on himself. lie can watch the
blush st.-al over her features, when he
tells her ot her innocent follies, and can
clasp her to his bosom in consolation
when the tears gush from her overloaded
With woman there is a feeling of pride
mingled with the regard which she has
for a brother. She looks upon him as one
fitted to brave the tempest of the world
?as one to whose arm of protection she
can fly for shelter, when she is stricken by
sorrow, wronged or oppressed?as one
whose honor is connected with her own
and who will not see her insulted with
impunity. He is to her what the oak is
to the vina?and though she may fear all
others of mankind, she is secure and con?
fident in the love and protection of her
Nothing affords such satisfaction, noth?
ing entwines a sister so effectually among
his sympathies and interest as profound
reliance on her virtue, and abiding con?
viction of her difiidence and delicacy. As
these two latter are far the most delight?
ful qualities of a female, so they are the
strongest spells for enticing away the af
fection of the other sex. A female
without delicacy is a woman without
principle?and as an innate and shrink?
ing perception of virtue is a true charac?
teristic of a pure-h earted creature, so it is
the most infallablc union between hearts
that truly beat in response to each other.
There i>; more tenderness in tho disposi?
tion of woman tTiun of man; but the af?
fection of a brother is full of the purest
and most generous impulse; it cannot be
quenchec. by aught on earth, and will
outlive ail selfish and sordid attachments.
A deep-rooted regard for a gentle crea?
ture, born of tho same parents with our?
selves, is certainly one of the noblest feel?
ings of our nature, and were every other
feeling of our nature dead, save this, there
would still a glorious hope remain that
the fountain of virtue and principle were
not yet run dry.
li Why, Hans, you iiave the most femi-"
nine cast of countenance I ever have
seen." "Oh, yah," replied Hans, <: I
know do reason for dat?mine moder was
I a voomans."
A Beautiful Extract.
The following extract is from a letter
which was written upon the death of a
It went in the morning?a bright and
radiant morning?many went yesterday,
more to-day, and there are dews to be
shed for the departures of to-morrow.
And can it be wondered that pleasant
summer mornings should beguile them in?
to going? Is it a marvel they do not
wait for the burden and the noon, but fol?
low the lark and her words so beautiful,
they should make so true, and "joy
cometh in the mor-ning V
Going in the morning!?a glorious
morning?when the sky is all beauty, and
the world is all bliss, ere the dews have
gone to Heaven, or the stars have gone to
God ; when the birds arc singing, and the
cool winds are blowing, and the flowers
arc out that will be shut at noon; and the
clouds that are never rent in rain, and the
shadows inlaid with crimson lie away to
Wb have sometimes seen a little coffin,
like a casket for jewels, all alone by itself
in a huge hearse, melancholy with plumes,
and gloonvy as a frown, and we have
thought, not so. should wo accompany
those a little way who go in the morning:
We have wondered why they did not
lake the little coffin into the carriage
with them, and lay it gently upon their
laps, the sleeper there lulled to slumber
without a bosom or a cradle. We have
wondered what there was for tears to
such a going?in the early morning from
home to home?like fair, white doves with
downy wings emerging from neither
night and fluttering for entrance at the
windows ofvlleriven. Nevcryet has there
been a hand wanting to take the wander?
er in. and shut out the darkness of the
Upon those little faces, it never seemed
to us, that death could place its great
seal; there is no thought of the charnel
house in those young listeners to that in?
vitation., whose acceptance we arc bound
not to forbid; then should be morning
songs and not sighs; fresh flowers and
not badges of' mourning; no tears or
clouds, but bright dews and bright dawn
ings together. /
Fold up the white robe; lay aside the
forgotten toy; smooth the little impress?
ed pillow, and gently smile asyouthinkof
the garment, of the harp of gold, and of
the fair brow within its diadem of light ;
smile as you think that no years can
make that memory old. An eternal,
guileless child, waiting about the thresh?
old of Paradise for the coming of a friend
Here the glad lips would quiver with
anguish; the bright curls grow grizzled
and gray; the young heart weary and
old, but there, changeless as the stars, and
young as the last new morning.
The poet tells us of a green bough rent
by the tempest from the tree, and swept
rudely along the breast of an angry river,
and a mother bird with cries of grief Mut?
tering beside it. for her nest and nestlings
vrctfi there. Oh! better to be wafted
away from earth, than thus that they
should drift around the world in storm.
When children turn immortal wo should
"Goxr. ix TUE morning,
And ? there \a no night there.'"
Tue Kixo axdSkidlitz-Powokus.?On
the first consignment of seidlitz-powdcrs
in the capital of Delhi, the' monarch be?
came deeply interested in the accounts of
the refreshing box. A box was brought
to the King in full court, and the intepre
ter explained to the King how it should be
used. Into a goblet he put the twelve
blue papers, and having added water, the
King drank it oil'. This was the alkali,
ami the royal countenance expressed no
signs of satisfaction. It was then ex?
plained thai: in the combination of the
two powders lay the luxury; and the
twelve white powders were quickly dis?
solved, an I as eagerly swallowed by his
Majesty. With a shriek that will be re?
membered while Delhi is* numbered with
the kingdoms, the monarch ruse, stagger?
ed, exploded, and in his full agonies, ex?
claimed'? Hold me down!"?then, rush?
ing from the throne, fell prostrate on the
floor. There he laid during the long-con?
tinued cfiervesenc0 of the compound, spir?
ting like ten thousand pennyworths of
imperial pep, and believing himself in the
agonies of death.?a melancholy and hu?
miliating proof that Kings are mortal.
A Love Stout 12? PniEr.?In the Lou?
isiana lowlands lived lovely Lucy Leslie.
Levi Larkins loved Lucy lavishly. Lucy
loved Levi largelj* likew'se; L?vi lasso?
ed Lucy. Lunikins legal lumnhead, lash?
ed the lovers together, and hie of little
Larkinscs leapt limborly long the lump
kins, lending loud luster to the land and
likewise causing livery pleasure to the
hearts of Lev! and Lucy Larkins.
1'rom the Cincinnati Enquirer.
" Marrying in haste and repenting at
leisure " was realized a day or two since
by an over-susccr>tiblc young man, who,
tor some time past, has occupied a post- ,
tion as salesman in a fashionable dry
goods establishment in this city. On
Thursday, a showy-looking brunette;
dressed in the extreme of fashion, called
for the first time at the store, and while
tho young man waited upon her a conver?
sation sprung uji, which speedily warmed
into so easy a familiarity that au invita?
tion was extended by the fair one to him1
to call upon her at the house where sho
was stopping, previous to her returning
South. The young man, who was half
seas over in love at first sight, called tho
next day, and then learned that the lady
was the daughter .of a rich planter in
Louisiana ; that, she had been npon a visit
to friends in Colunibus, and was remain?
ing here for a few days for the purpose of
seeing the city, as well as awaiting tho
arrival of a boat, with the .captain of
which she was acquainted, and whoso
protection it washer wish to avr.il herself
of until her arrival home. An invitation
from the young man to visit Pike's Opera
IIouse,that evening, and see the Zouaves
drill, was accepted, and at the appointed
time a carriage was at the ladie s' entrance
of the hotel," into which the lady was
handed by her devoted cavalier, who in
the course of the evening fell a helpless
captive beneath the bright glances from
those dark eyes which looked into his own.
Upon the following morning he turned
his back upon the store, and soon found
himself under the magnetic influence] of
the beautiful Creole, when unable to con?
trol his feelings, he followed Lord Ches?
terfield's advice, and ventured upon a
declaration of love. The lady did not
spurn him; on the contrary, she acknowl?
edged a reciprocal passion, with the result
that a marriage was agreed upon, and be?
fore that night the impatient pair were
coupled as man and wife. But the felicity
of the swain was of short duration; their
honey-moon was so brief as to scarcely
realize one sweet remembrance. The next
day. while the newly married pair wcro
sitting loving in their chamber, a good
looking middle-aged yellow woman was
j ushered into tho apartment, wno. advan
I cing at once to the bride, exclaimed :
!; Oh! *Narcissa, how cruel you are to
leave me in this manner; why did you do
it?" - %
The beautiful " Creole " looked the pic?
ture of confusion, ^vhile the astonished
bridegroom demanded an explanation,
which speedily camo, and overwhelmed
him with astonishment and indignation.
His lady love was sure enough the daugh?
ter of the intruder and a prominent white
citizen of Louisville, who had educated
her above the station in which circum?
stances and the irretrievable blemish of
color had placed her. Two weeks before
she became acquainted with the young
dry-goods man, she eloped villi a heart?
less scoundrel, who left her in Columbus,
but not without money, for beside a good
wardrobe and jewelry, she hf.d Over one
hundred dollars in her possession. Find?
ing herself deserted she"came to this city,
when what wo have narrated ensued.
How she intended to explain and smooth
matters to her young husband is a mat?
ter of conjecture, but the abrupt intrusion
of her maternal relative, who had traced
her first to Columbus, and then to this
city, produced tho sudden demunmcnt.
The young man, who is respectably con?
nected in this locality, has disappeared.
The bride of a day was taken back to
The Echo.?Hear the story of tho
child that went forth into the mountain
ravine. While the child wandered thero
he cried aloud to break the loneliness,
and heard a voice which called to him in
the same tone. He called again, and, as
he thought the voiee again mocked him.
Flushed with anger, he rushed to find
no one. He then called out to him in
! anger, and with all abusive epithets, all'
of which were faithfully returned to him.
Choking with rage, the child ran to his
mother, and complained that a boy in the
woods had insulted him with words.?
But the mother took her child by tho
hand and said : " ATy child those names
were but tho echos of thine own voice.
Send forth sunshine from thy spirit, and
thou shalt never have a clouded day."
JQ? " 3Iy dear husband," said a devo?
ted wife, " why will you not leave off
smoking ? It is such an odious practice,
and makes your breath smell so ."' Yes,"
rcnlied tho husband, " but only consider"
the time I have devoted, and the money
Iitavo spent, to learn to smoke. If I. m
3hottld leave off now, all that time and
money would have been wasted, d?hVt
vou see ?"
?ST Rather "Bad to Take"?Fort