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THE BELMONT CHRONICLE.
AND FARMERS, MECHANICS, AND. MANUFACTURERS' ADVOCATE.
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For the Chronicle.
HINTS TO GENTLEMEN.
BY BELL KLAPPER.
I 1 Ng(,it.,lytal'Cl
I If so. lo in' nd '!"' ehgl.t " " a.
I PtttaM ou iblnk It cannot be.
I -I h.l I've lUCO : "ut u "t
ii Cut y.vli hndwut. when thfeyou aa,
f 'llimt I i.n. .li t Klu per.
, A lthaea) aa air ol power,
r Deserve u,m .nobeiier.a..e
f Than working every houn .
Vor if they chance l" m"vl " (?"'
I Whoso ps can -...iui ill" .loll"".
They give .I.e.. slick mlWaeke twirl,
fu lw their hndtom.rfl.i
Uul noi a UMttHht ot luy-
And gel llie cage, lot booty,
If rumor doe lb ir lanlts report,
They My'ttooitly ajoke,
Wi.l piesenily ltd ins.oke.
They think Ihey never rtn.xeot,
Without ibf ui.l ol 'piriu;
lnd.,how by doing twining well
But rls of aenw', can quickly tell.
Thedepihot their prolession;
Their dai.dyl.ip' uy euiu swell,,
But never make progression.
Th. nice young man. who walk, ereet.
Fearless. nd sell dependent.
Where'er he goes, command, respect,
f. Ah honor. ttfght due. ..dent.
I He". ...o.llv calm,. md sell possess d.
W A..U careful. it. his dlinge
And il he meet me P"r "WreM,
DoMDloahwehoW his inclines.
He always know what (.round labia,
With ev.ry girl b meets, by tin
He never grt ihe mine' .
Besides he love ut to l d
By the tir. tide, in wi.lteft
Am. mot Utl(ii,Ml '''J.
He iwy pay.etb plater.
New ve to hom I've pakni first.
Give not J our w ruth lull measure;
lV,y llont let HHg'V UfWllW J J'
' r v.iii only iU yjut i'iei'".e;
Perlmpi I'm wroig, puth ips I'm riit.
Ai ny rte I'll bear it;
Bui il you iWnll the shoe too 'Mlt,
Why, .hen )OU noid'nl w-nr ii.
For the Chronicle.
AS YOU WOULD!
Buy. graartttl. tH n"d p'tiy.
L.velv,loi'.. elirewdand winy,
Inly pure tjold.iiiilh' lie.iy
Ze.loiiH, l.ilhlul, Hue i.nd trilby.
Ala p "i l'IU!"';
Mirll.lnl.n.odeM, l.rm d nnd healthy.
'., r kind to poor and we.ilihy,
KtfW RiUgl'M. tap,rtd finger,- -Hi.
I, Melaiiolt v, i.:e lhl linger
. oho... .'el .be spi.il'-w iluP,
h All , W ' :,n ,"U'' , ,
I K-.u.htahltk P"ie longer ungl. .
AS YOU WOULD! P. A.
From Hogg's Instructor.
THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE.
IMalfiaWT I , ,voriu ,op:C Wil'' '
VairlMh. Why he fU so bitter about II
'obooy knew'; .or he had never to ...y one.
knowludj-. experienced the annoyance ul
that tut. hiinwU. .
.. Vou don't Inund to .et to wof gf.ln.dc
vou'" he aUed.u M.ry brought u qu re o!
foolae.p to tbe table, an I, dip.nj her pen III
the inkstand, began to wr.ie.
-Oh, yes! indeed I do," she nwered,
.Buaiue w '11 ul w,il " . ... ,,
I Thni why d- yo it " 'ai p""""-" 1,11
"'".i,le'r."ht ! Have I not olten told you thai
" o wil "hurt thoe .P.rWn eve ol your
KSh proceeding.! Hv the by. I had ..ear y
I tte.l Herei par:el ol .he brow.i
candle I'tuld fI ol' brtlliHOl
! f ah " Ad he went to hi overcoat, ant
Sed.n immense pat Wet but ol the .ro,
Pn Vet -And here, too." nd he. producm
, I .mail' pot wrapped in blue paper "i. MM
1 're of that ruarmalad, you to.d mo yo.
,Tk.d. Henry, .ny good hoy Tote ro yo.
ar. tiw.ya equ.Hy udid n .tatma you
fThnk you; but you r w.Jly loo kiu
"Tookid1 Whrt do yon met1 Om
any one be too kind! any one too kind!
If ChriHt were to come upon the earth .gain,
would he find one iu a thousand anything
like the good Samaritan! Auawcr me that."
The argument was incontrovertible. Henry
Drumn.und w obliged to resirrn him.elf, a
he had done a hundred time before, to the
di. interested boui.iie of his friend.
"Come," .aid the latter, after he had .at
about an hour, and they had thoroughly dis
cussed the topic of Mr. Seller' iniirrige,
but in a low tone, not to disturb the pule,
young authure. "come, Mrs. Drunimond,
get your lubnnd to bed, and I will take my
self off. He lius talked long enough for that
excitable head of hi.."
Si Andrew Fuirlegh took hi departure; Si
Mary, having seen her husband safe in bed,
returned to her quire of foolscnp, and sat late
into the night, spinning out her brains into a
rich and luncilul web, For the amusement, &.
possibly, instruction, of the luir reader ol
The Lady's Scrap Book.'
Il was Sunday morning) &. according to the
time-honored rustom.lhe bride ought to make
her appearance at church in all her wedding
finery. The young Indie at Beech-house
had duly prepared I leru.elvei and their toilets
for the important occasion,
"Now," said J nie to Curry, ns they stood
arranging their hair be'ore the cheval-glasses
In tllfir dressing-room, while a coin or tab la
fire burned It, th great, and to '.t off the ,
chill of the fOBgy inornlMg now we shall
see our 'young ntamma like a briue ut latt,
Hark! I Ik re i. the breakfa.t-bell. How do I
lo! k, Carry!"
"V, ry w M, iiilerd. I don't think we
shall make by any means a despicable appeal
net. U.i N't you u iltl ue hud a maid I"
' Perhaps papu will let u hive "U ilow.
Come, let us go to break last." i
Down to breaktaat ihey all went. In their!
beautiful ambat satins. Mr. and Mrs 80 1- '
ler ..pert. 1 y lollowed; and the surprise ul
the three ;ler may be Imagined when the
plain blaik satin again met their eyes.
"Then you are not going 10 appear at ujitirch
this morning, papa," said Carry, as Mr. Bel-L-rs
comn euced rutting the cold boiled ham j
into -Vauxii alls." I
"Why do you think so, my dear!" inquired
he unconsciously, proceeding ly-put a delic te
siice tutu each of t lie I r plates.
Because I am not in lining attire!" in-'
quired ihe bride, smiling archly.
-Y?." answered Caroline, smiling also, &
at the same lime blushing a little.
-Your lath.-r ui.d I are certainty going to
church, but we do not see why we should
make a luss about it. We go just a we
should on any other Sunday. The house of
God is not a showroom." 1
"Then you do n't mean to sit for company I" 1
' No, my love," replied Mr. Sellers; ".Uirlhai
and I have agreed to dispense with all such
luoliku an I u-eless ceremonies. Those of
our Ir end who know that we have returned,
and wish to keep up our acquaintance, will
call just us they Would at tiny other t:ine.
We shall always be happy to see them."
Caroline uud Jane were much disappoint
ed by this decision. They hud anticipated
all the glory ol sit.io" in state, which was
rigidly kept up in Bi llklelgh) the chocolate
and bridecake, ihe r.. m lull of elaborately
dressed 1 olies and gi mieinen, and iliehlusl.es
ul the bride and her aatellitea, looking .heir
very best lor the occasion. Whit ui. oppor
tunity for t ...ching the heart of young Somer
ville, who would be sure to escort h si ter.-;
or of rich Mr. Woodhouaelec, the hanker
and all loai'l What possible good was u
wedding iu the fum ly, without all the proper
accompaniments! J ..ne id Cany inwarjly
vuwed, that il eier they hud 'the goi d luck to
be inai ied, they woo ' have som thinj l.ke a
Not so with Isabella. Younger by some
years than her sisters, and more simple-minded,
she Wus already disposed to look up t
the superior character of her new relation,
und appreciate her intentions. Besides, she
couid not help admiring the perfect harmony
that e'xi.-tcii between tier and her husband,
uud winch is so r.rr ly to be met will, in .hat
holy o.ute, w here spirit us w ell us "fl 'sh"
sle.uld be "one." It bad not been so in her
o.vn mott.ci'a liletllUO. Tjiougll both Mr.
Seller and Ins first wile were excellent pen
.le, kind y d.spos.'d, and ol hiT'i integrity,
ooine siiijiit dinVrenra. 0: opInTon had I d 10
puiy discords, that exasperated whatever laii
injjs 01 leniper they possi ssed to a unite un-
iiCemry degree;; Uabflla bid b en an ac
cioeuli... w u.ie ol some 01 llie.-e out break
, and, young is she w a ul the t ine, ihe
urrWfMill t.uue upon hor w i such that she
loruied a b 01 inn .ioleriui nation never t
UHttrj any one whose spirit W0 not likely in
deed und iu t. u II lu heroine one with hel
own. To tills dele iiiiilaliou she added tile
ylher num. IV, 11 she nu t w ith noy OMI
whom she leU she could entirely love and re
spect, uud lie showed himself like-miiidrt
I towards her, to marry him, whatever hi ug.
or station might be. A. ...est intuitively aht
she had arrived at the conviction, tint nion
misery wu prutiuced in the world by peuplt
iwlaaing their other lialves," than by snv
HUgUJ cireuiiistai.ee beside.
Isabella was, lioever. very mild and qoiel
and all tin. had been workiiu' in her mM
! j ute iinknoWd to any member of hfr family
I 6j th.it ..o tojJ, a it were, alone, and bei
I lonely l.-'art reijuiring syuip ilhy, 11 do thi
I hearts of all ui Ui howeve.- ItMng ud inde
I I jiend'-.H we 111 ly wi1' tu he, ahe wasdehght
ed to find .11 lier father's young wile one wh
wus i.kely 10 give her tin sympirhy.unalloy
. ed bv alt) m X ure ol q i zx.ug, or the annoy
I iu ' specie of indulgence accorded to wh.
I .ouie very wie popH con-ider "romance'
I m,d -absurd 1.0ns, n-e." VV.lh this leel.112
,l,e accm.-anied M.s. Sellers up-i.rs. alte
I break asl, and linnuly uked il" .he inighl i
1 with her until chur.l.-iime.
r "Yes. dear 1-ubelU, to be anre," answerc
the bride. 'Will you go with me into w
1 dreeeiiig-room! It I 'here that I usually re
tire on a Sunday morning. Have you eve
1 thought much aboot thie precept," Inquire
Mr. Sellers, after a pause, dm Ing which thry
had both been occupied in reading '(Jive to j
lii rp thatasketh thee.niid from him .hat would
borrow of thee, turn not thou uway!' "
"Not much, I conress," Isabella replied
"One reads these things so habitually, that
they fail to impress us w ith any definite no
tions." "For which reason." returned Mrs. Sellers
"I am very sparing in my reading of this
kind. A lew verses at a time are .11 t hut I
peruse. Sometimes I put the hook nway for,
a short spate, and, when 1 re-open it, these
beautilui precepts come upon me with the
power und force of new ideas. Did you ever
try to take then, literally, und u'-t upon them!"
"No," aaid Isabella; "I was never taught
to do so. Indeed. I wits always told that many
of them were impossible to be taken literal
ly. Hush! there is the church bell. What
do you mean to put on, mamma, mine?"
"You little fOoliah girl, cull me Martha at
once. Why, how much older urn I than yon!" .
I am just eighteen, and you are three-nd
"Pray, who told you thai!"
"Oh! a little bird, I assure you. Mrs.;1
Martha Sellers.nirl. a wedding a yours does;
not Bull beg your pardon, I am very
No, love, only innocent nnd candid."
And Martini kissed Isabella on her luir, open j
"Do let ir.e help you to dress," said the;
latter. "I can do that, and have plenty oil
lime to dress mysel: after. Where i- your!
bonnet! Where do you put all your things!"!
'Hire; see, I shill put on this lhawl." j
"Have you u shuw 1-piu !"
"How do you lusten your lhawl, then?''
"Just with a common pin; it doe well c
nongh." "M .) I be Impertinent again!" said Isa
bella, blushing tlightly.
"Certainly, you have my full leave."
"Well, then, I must say I neier k..ew R 1
bride like you. I have not aeen you weu- a.
bro tcli since you came nor a ring. 'Jut
let me look at your hand: hot thai Ihe o-th-T.
If is u nice white h.nl. with pret'y
tapering tinners: and this plain gold rinj be
come il well Bui you have nut even a guard
"It require none: the guard is in my heart.''
'Then you despise all ornament !"
"No, dear Isabella, it i. not that. I am
naturally a lover of jewel.-, und like 1 1 lu k
at tllC(n upon other people. I used to II ,ve ,, ,
great many, lor my mum.ua left me all ul
hers, and my other relations were constantly
making me presents. I will s uneiiu.e tel.
you wool reflections made me pari with alt!
my jewels, and resolve from thut time forward i
to wear nothing lhat Was nut needed lor
neatnea and comfort. Now, my dear, make!
haste uud gel ready, or you will he toil late " 1
"What u nice green velvet! I must soy it j
looks mote sensible than a line bridal bonnet
t lis hv'y day."
M ire than a week has passed since the
youthful bride's appearance ... .on the scene!
lot" her future experience. Within that short I
space of time, she ha. uttered uud done e
iioi.gh strange things to net one hall the most
I "respectable" .people of Brankleigh talking
' and wondering about her, and pro diesving
i tlut "it never can last; with such opinions,
she will be sure to disgrace herself iu the
' end " And yet they ure very courteous to
l her luce; for not only does Mr. Sellers's re
putation us n thriving ciliseu and --sale" man
uphold his wife in a certain position, but the
j the report of her large fortune, nnd ilsseltle
ineut upon heraelf, bus ulso (fU! wind; and
I who can dare to gainsay the doing of u rich
'heiress! Mimmoii! with all our charities
end our preachings, with all our aspiration.
I after the time w hen a man shall be valued
according lo what he ft, and not after the
standard of what he A o, when there shall
he no re-pect of person-, and, "the .nijjit
with the right and the truth -h ill be" villi
these shadows of "the good tinu Cuming,"
M miliftn, tliuu url still the god n ' thi-world;
I and n.. n how low before thine huge golden
1 altar, and debase and degrade be lin igB of
! O i in tiio service of i.'s riv .1, S i, tlu orl-IgTiial-mintled
M.tth' Sellers went oh In r
w iy. ert nely sj'.riiii'. like h-r pr.itoiype the
ino'ui, above I he c'oiid. if exiigjoral ion and
petty gossip, calryillg her luis iand's heurt
hIuiio w Hit her the w hill?.
(TO BE CONTINUED)
FROM THE SOCIAL DEGREE.
PITY PROMPTS TO ACTION.
Verv mi. h b is lie.oi aaid amid lie t ail
van. e'lhe Callan ol Temiu rai.c-: ve-, as i; is
1 alre.oly ubvlJ th It wry UUJVU rem .ins l , h
i aecoinpli.-hed f.ver. ,-r. giously Wrong lo
till, lU of the .object oe one that I utterly
exhausfed. Twere unnecolly discour.t.
i irino to speak of it as trite and on interesting.
T'w erc unheoomioji M the v iwed irluoda ot
i Urieiy to shrink Iron, the respons btlltie
connected with ii gradual proinjllino. Our
i thoughts, our wordk and uur action, ah mld
ever mu.ifesl lu the world, that "it is giad
t bo Waloualy affect 'd ill a (ood thiii :."
ghall WO gfOUJ weary iu il glorious work,
limply b 'came, it swee, s nut on-v ir.l, no.v,
; asiuiorui -r I ni , on the whirlwind of itn-
I puUive popul .ri'i ! S!. ill ou.-iniih falter, or
, Is n nig do.vn iu iiulolei.ee. be-
' cuse the l.t.z i ol Ihe inultiiti'le hav died
way In ihe distance! N . for the honor l
our O gaiililioii, for the .c rpeluity of our
deurastuetitirtlonai fortba un,-.inning re
' r,,rJ we entertain for virtuous duly let us
ii il'l on in the even ten... ufour way. .... 'in
h.rra-sed by circnm'i".i''es. undi n'ed by
1 .1 ffi -ulties.wilh the signet ol heaven's appro.
' loi.ion und the s.niies ol'tie.iuty to cheer u
. u,r moltO on var.l. O.ir tinlur'ed banner,
I ,-h ill ki- the W.arttilMI hreez.1 and th-' blaze oi
t ,,ur altar fires illu'iiin" the curisin of Djght
lltlokro of 8'ial trium.'b. Why should w.
be discouraged! Why diuiini-li our lnu
1 ence, or relax our effort. tO Hatch the unu
pecting from the anarea of intern lorance
t W hy foraake the assembling of ooraelvec toge
d thor Id a duiao aocoud oaky to ChrUOajtiiy
Why; have gosple precept lost their power!
Has drunkenness become less repulsive to
refined intelligences! Ha reason become
bankrupt in defence of truth nd virtue?
Ha ill-timed mirth cfare I the impress ot
sorrowful experience! Has pity expended
her Isst ftar, or love scattered her purling
flowers ou the shrine of suffering humanity 1
No, my friend tha subject I. not . . ,'.
The human heart is not a hsrren desert its
streunis of sympathy ure nut dried up, but
partially oversptead witii the falling leaves of
forgctluiuess. Never at any former lime
were we more susceptible of deep feeling
never better qualified for energetic action.
One clear view of the moral degradation
Consequent upon the immoderate u.e of
ardent spirits, would fully ouse our slumber
iig energies. Oue gUnce at the tot erino
inebriate-whosc p.. isoiud-breath burdens the
surrounding atmosphere with moral malaria
would sweep aside the drifting leuves of in
dlfferahce. One Vielt lo Ihe grief brantled
abode the place where the d; ui.kjrd stays
and calis il hoine-w here his Imprisoned wi:e
and children ding out .n obsrure ami misera
ble existent-) -One visit, would sVt-11 the rivu
lets of sympathy to Ihe overflow ing ul the
hearts whole ContluClltl
Among the many who nave become tribu
tary to B .cchtis, there maybe ihuee who
have drauk th-'inselvea brutish, beyond the
hope of redemption wlwe mental pow ers
have dwindled into flickering idiocy whose
moral iih u e has been lashed into Ir. 'tilled
mry under th ih baling tj runny o' an Inordin
ate ippelile for atimuiatlng uever.ige--.vh..se
groining Souls, su long the slaves of habit
hue no longer u w ish to be Ireel ThoU
saittls ol our fellow beings are in this con li
tlon, even at litis good hour -fallen, ruined,
forsaken, wretched! Iii'.h as ihese may
curie our benevuleut enter,irli4 and rudelj
spurn our pr ..tl'erred kindness, but cannot
elude our pity.
What is p'uy! 1 it but a mlsplicrd Icicle
In the son's summer house I I it ".. alien
lo Ihe kindly emo'.loos of our nature whoe
character must Je enquired lut wi II cl 'Sed
dooril D ie it operate oil the hum in spirit
as an opiate, Inducing dreamy ... tlancholic
Inactivity1 No: pity flourlshe unhurt amid
ihe rudest sto'im o life. Pity is familiarly
Intimate with the sou s best emotions. P.iy
is near akin to love and seldom weeps lor the
mere luxury of weeping, but labours cheer
fully to remove the Cause ofher own Consci
ousness. Who that pities, can withhold
rei. i! Go stand on some hold, dangerous,
promonlery that ovi rloukl the deep blue sea.
Go when the atom, king; is nbroid in th
majesty Ol hi Illlglltr-Wheil the fierce t unidc
pl njtts deep, d.rk el! ;i'd.l arrows ti ujh the
liquid field, laying bare lilt jigged ro. k b -nealh
and Ii ti n j ihe troubled waters, in in
formed i''ts, heaven.vurd amid the biasing
cloull. F,x your eye up ui a gallant vessel
breasting the tear ul s'.ri.e of elements and
butifii the billows nobly. In el -de ence ee
on h r, siillosi, creaking, must, the sign .1 ol
distresi-her deekl crowded with men.wom n
ami children, who win. blanched countenance
lilt np their hands iui, 1 riugl-. M rk lhat
gillnit vessel a ahe puses lor inora'nt
ug on the foam-oreated wave qtiivoring o'er
the desperate plunge down aba goes din
do.vu down-into the deep yawning chasm
amidst a hell of waters! see her strike the
: pointed ro.:k i-oareen, part.O'i! what a crash,
heavy and heart rending see her sink down,
forever out ot hitman aight I Witness the
i dread til death struggle of the poor doomed
i ones who crowded the vessels deck-aims uud
j heads, amid the boiling g .ves, iu wild disor
' der tussed-deep lined ug'rtiy s!n.ped onevry
hrow! Let your car drink in the sinotheret
j wail of dread despair uprising Iron, thai
! struggling group, e'an louder Ih ill'tl.e ro .r nf
storm. Y iu see, iind hear, and deeply feel
and would rush tulh ir resi ue, hut, aim yo.
! caiui.it lave them. Tne fond 1 ither, true t.
I her m .tern ii feeling even in deaths' dark pur
tiro, presses l,er .1 .fling child still closer t.
j her sinking haart und they twain follow it
! the vessel downward wake! The ininlj
hiMbaiid caiti one lingering fkrewell loo!
toward the loved ones fara.v.iy, and sink il
; deaths embrace. Tphe. orphm youth tlirow-
! up one hand, as if to greet u I iinte.1 mothe
hovering o'er, and ilrops iillo a w.tery grave
; I'ue storm is past, the sea grows calm tin
winds hive spent their fury and the billow
: rock themselves to slee p. P.C I Iron
I y our sUiioii on the hold pr.unmti.ry ant
' trace the wrs. k strewn beach! Ou 101
j Ih.'ir features add llUlllb r the d. i ling den I
I wh ,, but tor thai d lUgeroti1 r e'y might ye
have led- might hive r tip'oe i.etl hill
I through nianj years to en.n-! L'vei there i
human being, within ihe circling area u
I civilik.tion th .' ei.ol.l witti"s -uc'i a ie"
1 mi ,,o.ed--f.v ui.l tb ill I he I a in f m iintu'or
l,d.4yj- id in .'shall h s iostllll'llve pOW
ers to action ! Y mr heart, so g id, so pure
Li we'll instructed, rttit would trreaihe tht
chaplets of peace mil happilieei ..rooiit
eirihl teeming mi. lions "I stii li a ICrtlf
i would well nigh burst with pi'v But, wuuli
pity rest content wi.h u few tributary tear
dropped o'er departed worth! Would In
mission be completed in numbering the vie
tuns of the wreck and wishing de ith h
sparedthe good, i lie br.ive and eeeUli'Ull No
she would e.ectri y your en.ire being. Hhj
would prompt tu luutiedi tie action. Bin
would nisp re the tongue with eloquence, th.
hinds with ingenuity, the le, t wi Ii activity
uul the soul with liberality, 'or the ereciio.
o ' a Ii 'lit h ue on tnal daWtaroUieffllt. S u
sould'urv the dead wi:li her lelt hunu an
will, her right bold up te signal of aBol
lion to Ih-living. I kn .W you have an ic
j anted the application ot Ihe foregoing ri gun
unJ hre realty lor the question. A e yol
willing to be regarded as hidiflerei.t spec.a
! to-s, mi id th- wreck d rktim ol in'.eiuper
'! ance! S .all we idly bemoin their untiiii"l;
'iejiK regardless uf those, wh ,. though dri tin
' on t dest.ucio't. imyyet be s.ved! Thou
.sand are steeriog o'er life rough set by th
is.mebearii.gii-..ir.,-,,' fatal r.wl wher
'ahipwreck must inevitably ensue. The
1 ! demand our immediate sod un.emitted sue.
' Hon. Tor then we may Ukwiu with w
couraging hopes of their salvation. Tlien
let rut h to his station and our pity bn f.th
oiiied hy the lead line of labour. Keep the
light house in good rep.ir nnd the w.tch-fires
burning. L't the startling echoes ofthe signal-gun
boon, over the waters, to wsrn the
unsuspecting ol .lungers hidden beneath the
treacherous surlsce. 1 1 the storm is lulled to
reot.be not deceived, the calm may be of
short duration. Another Vtorm may come
quickly; even now, the elements .re congre
gating, than false lights will gleam along the
dangerous cossl to litre lite in .rini r to the
banquet of death and land pirate! Iy in wait,
w ith horrid grecliioss for gain, at un expense
thut make one blood chill in its channel-!
UoW harrowing the that gh' to a sensitive
soul-.liali oi.e be wr cked.nnd robbed, 'hrough
my negiect! And should that one bo near
ikln, and dear to titP-perh p- a ihild-a lovely
daughter-once a happy smiling . heiub whose
eyes responded love to mine und made me
then i happy parent I What, it in Coming
years through my present indifference to this
nobie cause, this daughter, then matured,
ahguld be dec. ivetl on by flatieringpromi. es
and wed to brnliil vulgarity and wretchedness
miserable und lonely, poor and .billed her
parents gone to ihe spirit Work! her former
friends hlpa long en tun b d,her husband eatr.n-
getlaiid cr,.z d by I'rollgdrlnk and lier chil
dren ragged cold anil hungry! Were I in
' heaven, und permitted to know this. I would
; ask leave of absence that 1 might come down
and comfort her! Oh. God avert this fearful
i doom Ir in those we love, should such u doom
' he indexed anywhere in the Unfolding future!
Full many u good ami trusting heart has been
j t bus lelt to bleed, and break, in dark und
' utter loneliness. h! the smothered w,.e,
! the untold Hiigui.-h that drunkenneil entails!
j who would not labour to roll back the deso
II. ting tide and sow the seed, of truth mid
, virtue over it chatfadekanoel. From my s.-ul
I pily lb- iin brmte-but more his wifeoi .iltle
j on. s'. Woman is the deepest stiff, rer-for bar
i foiidheurt the thunderbolts ot intemperance are
j forged around h r pur.- hrov the demon mar.
I shall his clouds ot vengaanct -her hidden trara
embalm the .!r n k .rd .ink n Iness-her warm
irl'ectlotl is the first to admonish a id the last
tod s.ta r. Then lei woman to the resell
jiiccess io .1. social D 'gree m iy it lie and
prosper, until there la no longer a necessity
tor its . -listen, e; and may W imin'a ii.9 . n.:e
,ir tve O nnipotenl In the rem tvul of our ni
itrtt.s ,rr...i.e.-t curael
X. Y. Z.
WASHINGTON Jan. 27.
Th- following la the Pope's otter to Presi-
denl Pierce referred lo to the Coiigre pro
re '.line's loolsy.
Pius me Ntnth to President Pierce.
Pius th" Ninth P ope lilu-lrious and Hon
ored S r Creeling
As our venerable brother Caxetanns, Areh
Bishop of Thane, accredited it our envoy in
or.lin rv ai.nui.clij ofthe Aiotollic S e.
i near the Imperial four ofBraiil, In been
j directed by iwto visit those region, 'he Uni
1 ted Slat, wa have at ihe same timeespec
iallv c:i trge.l him In p-ps.'iit liimsel , in our
nrnTr before voir excel, ency, and deliver
Into your hands these our loiters, together
with our salutations. .... I express to you in
warm 'st language, the aenthm wa wa enter
t i'n t tward. you wh'oh h will testify.
We take ii for granted, lhat ihese friendly
deuionatrationi, on om prart, will beagrea
able to you, least of all do we doubt b it that
our aforeaaid venerable brother, max emi
iiently distinguished for sterling qualities of
mind and heart, w hieh characterise him, will
be kindly receiv.'d bv your excellency and in
as much ns we have been entrusted by Divine
' Permission, with the care of the L trds flock
; throughout the world, we cannot ullo.v this
' opportunity top.- without ero-'tly an-
1 treating vou to extend your protection to the
' Catholic inhabiting tlwae region, and shield
' them at ill times with your power and uu-
' th rly.
1 Feeling eonBdenl that your Excellency w ill
' very vdlingly acceed In our wish and grant
1 our request, we will not fail to offer up o.ir
' humble supplication to Almighty Clod, thai
' he may betow nn you- Illustrious and honor,
r ed Sir, th' gift of his heavenly graoe, lint h '
! may ahuwer upon you erery blessing. auJ
unit ' u in b ind of pjrfeot charity Given
4 at llun; iron tie Vaiicum. M trch 3li', 1351
' the Hi h ,f our punificte. Signed, f Plm
! IX P ,.'. to hi.- Btce'.l ncy. t'..- P.'oiJent ot
1 the U S.
ESCAPE OF SMITH O'BRIEN.
We are indebted to tha Freeman Journa
i for the following eomra mloatlon.
We have reciv.-d from the editor of tin
- Llmerl. k Reporter the lollowiwg highly in
- teresting piece ul intelligence:
Rtoa'ttr 4- VinJieitor mm, Umtrit't.l
puc, is. ljS. 7 o'clock, P. M. S
' We have just been handed I letter from I
1 highly respectable Irishriun resident lit M l
J bourne, giving lull details of the escape o
s S.niih P'Brlen from the penal exile in whlal
r the i irili-l Government doomed h:m, an.
from which be h been relenaed by thr
1 courage and Ii IplHy of a lew Irish I'rienJs ir
1 til - colony, and the sympathil ng aid of th
: commander of an American trading vesse
f which W in the pflug to take him away ti
1 the free shores of Columbia. There is pi
d .u it w iiatever of the fact; an I we need mil
1 Hate thai we feel considerable pie .sure ill be
5 in ' the lirsl medium in nun uinclng it. rlt
'l writer ol th s lei'ta. wa one of those wh.
" assisted Smit.i O'Brien in hi cs.ape. W,
in ,y udd thai Si.iiih O'Brien was bound b,
; no ptroia." Da'jiin Nation.
CLEVELAND AND PITTSBURGH
M The Six'h Annutl R'ptrt ofthe Presidetn
'''and Director of the Cleveland 4 PittabtirgJ
' Biilroad I'ompany In just been publilhed.
e The succe.sl.il operation of thi U 'ad, an.
" its admirable m inag-m .'ut, we have o tei
v illuded t; but the facts aui flgore as se
'' Uvlb in tui Report, furui.1 iucutileiliblt
proof of the complete success of the enterprise.
and euidence must satislactory to the stock
holders thai their money is wed invested.
The R. port shows tli.t I be work of bslla.t
ing on the main line that ia from 'hie city to
Wei svitl wil be completed the coming
season, and when dot. e, a road-bed wi, I be 1
se.ured u! the most substantial character, 6i I
as a consequence a great diminution of the
item of "road repair.," which item the past I
year, aside 'roin "station service," has been 1
the ktavieat of Ihe expenses of operation I
The main line hss also been furnished with j
c title gu-.r.ls of superior masonry along its
w hole ext. nt : Irm-ing nearly completed; cuts i
and rmhankmrit' widened and brought up::'
bridges eovend; a pier completed and a sn-1 .
lion house erected upon :t un.-urpnssd by,
any in the coi,n-ry. A grain warehouse ol , '
immense capacity. t,nd car, tool, and tai.k
houses have been erected.
Of the Tuscarawas Extension, six miles, to i 1
Oneida, were opened on the 2ith ol May, con-1
liecting at that point H ith the branrl. to Car- j '
roiltun, ten miles in length, buiit by the Csr- ,
rul. Co. Railroad Company. On the remain-, '
ing j hU ol the line, to New Pbiladalphia, thejj
road-bed is ready lor the superstructure, MM '
lept on several lectlotui which will I e Dnlsli. .: 1
o its to uli"W o ihe Lying of a Irs. k W illn u: '
interruption, saioon aa it can be well don. I
alter spring opens. The ruii has been laid
us tar as to Wayne-burg, twelve mile, in-;
eluding the six mentioned.
On the Wheeling cx.entlon, the gradua
tion and masonry were let on favorable terms. ;
ni d lo t ffir it-til contractor! in the sp. ing. and j
the wo.k has been prosec.it' d to the amount.;
as estimated, of jsios.4IK 47 being eon-1
siderubly more than one-!ourtli of the w hole j
estimated cost. The inn rail has, also, been
conetructed tor, ol wh m manufcture, and aj
portion is now ready for delivery.
On the Beaier Extension, the Contracts'
tor the r.idua.ion, m..ury and bridging
Ii .ve be n made and w ork done under them
to the amount ol gj0.9g3 6s, or a little more
tliati one-fi th ol tne aatimated cost.
The condition of the Company is Jsuch, ui
.the present time, as to enable ir, with the a
j mount of aubscript;ona to t- st.ck applicable
j to this purpose, to . nrry forward the work on 1
the i xtenaioni hereafter without resorting to I
expertsive expedient for raising funds iu any j
supposable st.ue of the money market. J
Linton is the skilful Chief Engineer of the. e
Tne exhibit or ihe operation of the road
i- lurnished by the oAeient Sop rintendent,
M-. Di.-rand is oi a luo-t satiaf.ctory ehar
uter, evincing on his part abliic, energy and
Iil.'S ru i hy Pa.senge Tr In durlna tn ,
v-ar HJ 63
m Fr.ight " " W.-
' TnaU ri W,J " II SO I
' Uraval 'I'faina W.974
To. i! W.9 J
MirmVr of faawng-r carried Jia.iW
teceipta front fasaanxera S-l'1 6 H I
I r, igiu l ' I
" MiscellaneOtti $outvs 1.11 ;
Total "-- l j
iiepairs of Ro id anJ kVldga H LBI 0 '
Knui.i. 0.441 ti 1
Cars I4V3J1 4o j
hocomoiive and Tikin Pi nice i.i.'J'wi si ,
8taUon ttarvice 48.itM 7;i
Ueneral Kxp"ii-s 6 179 M
Kn I. Oil and VVntar l-.sh.J 17 ,
Oraluiliea, Daniig.a, Lo ses. &c. 3,!'7.' n '
Total $7i lol o-;
Tne light repairs on rolling stock isat.ri-.
butahl t , ca e in operating the road, and i lie 1
superior character ofthe track. U; to thisj
time the superstructure is not essentially af j
fected iy use.
The equipment of the road although
much Incensed the past year is still inade
qu it to do the business, and the Comp inv's
I sh ip under the excellent management ol Mr.
Jacob Hovst will continue to turn out its
work With an increased force.
TIk autoiuii of exMnJlure ditri it .'i !
AntJUnl r P irl.'J I asl year 4,-H. I.7MJ 4
Total .fexpeiiditur. s. 3 SI79 9J8.a j
riiaiirsssiit amauul ol stock i $1,970 130, iW
j t'tind.-J .l.ht I.I1J.9J0.00
I lid. ou. oi uiii sj.-nry 1 nni & o:h r te
i rotal of reeeiiiti 3,'17J,908,S"J
1 Of the .lock a above stated, (glS,00)1
'jwerelaauad as a l.m to the Tusoarawa
! Extension, miking the a'.'' nil am. tint oi i
sock invested in the main line 91,731,009.
A Dividend of ft par ceut.wu declared in
j July last, and a like D vidend payable 83th
I inst ,on sto.'k iu the main line.
I N'el.a iuti:s .larntg me year S3vT.JT.-s
InMnsu aadsot gM44l,'!a
. u.n.isau ittjfra .p-i.m y r ,)
'I Laavlaf aarplai $n,tae,l
1 The busin 'ss Ins stead ly increased, nd
i the coal traffic to become a very important
I feature is iu It infancy. Experience de
. I monstratlia that ihe local business coitsti
. 1 tutes the sure reliance, an I Ihe inexhaustible
I country traversed Ity llrs road furiiishcs a
, : never failing lountain to supply fhis r iaJ. and
I I perfectly quiet all pprehcQllun as to the
. ': effect oi ike Mahoning ro.d. There i a loll
, I scope lor both road, w ith jut uny necessity
I ! lor competition.
II Toe Cleveland, Zineeville & Ciricinnati
, Company expect to open lliair Road In a lew
day to M llersburgh, UO ...ilea Iroin Huds ui
' Tni road, which hns hitherto lurnishe I a
. large amount ol business to the miin line,
. ' althoug'i in oper ition but a aliort dista ic"
, will multiply its supplies in iny to il when in
. operation ibrough the coal beds uf th
. Chippewa, and the wheat lielda of Wayne 4.
i Hoi.nes. it continuation to z m 'viii
opening n connection through the Cincinnati,
Will... ng on und Z.tiesvtlle rond, win. so n
I uf the richest portions of ihe State, Iron,
1 1 z ineavllla to Cincinnati, will greatly add to
A ihese accumul itioos of tr.de and travel.
The Clin' on Line R.i'l intersect ing with
I thi R "id at Hud. on. and Fraukliuaud War
r. ii II i'.iI intersecting it also a: Rtvenna
, a ill contribute to the business of this road.
Toe Wheel. ng extension i very importum
ami will auo Un cumpletedi opcuiug then
direct communication with the Baltimore and
7uLI Err.lpi !or IS.'.l $m.tl
Hi :-cj.:n re
The coal trade has so increased of late aa
0 require a daily train exclusively for th
Il is matter of congratulation for the Super
ntetident to any, that no serious injury lire
jeen sustained hy any passengers during; the
last year, and we may add tli.t the Ireedoin
rom accident! otl this road has nut its parallel
riiis cannot be accounted for on the score ol
ink, Lu' is attributable to gixidmnrtaftments
md particularly to one feature whic h hia
;hsri.rterired ih'a road since ii ope.iiag, ix,
prompt departure ot trains, without rpgard to
.rriVal of trains on connecting roads, or Boat
jn the Like.
! will be noticpd that little change ,aa
aken place in the board of Directors, Crata
Pei Xt:s. to w loon the (ouiitry is indebted
lor the bulding of this road, remaining Preai
lent. I: determination and energy in uver-
emit g alne st superhuman . b.taclee, if the
eopardy ol a l atnlsome private fortune, and
1 eacrince of all personal eomiort mtiiie a
nan to gratitude, Mr. I'RL.vTiia deserve lobe
n member. 'I.
Ti.e election of Win. S. C. Otis, ai Vice
President, will hrii g into the management of
tha affaire of ti e Company, a very imp. riant
aid. T'ie entire report ahowa that the Cleve
land and Pitteborg Hail Road Compmy must
continue to occupy the high position it has o
w. ll earned.
PARTICULARS OF THE NAVAL COMBAT
The following la given by the Invalid Ruase
of December 13, as the full details ol the en
gagement oil S. nope on the 30:h of Nuvem
ler: Vice-Admiral Nakbimoff, cruising along
ihe coast uf Anatolia, perceived ut som- dia
lanca a diviaiun uf Turkiah ahlpa of war in
the ruudsteud ol Binope. Tne next day a
strong west wind prevented hi approach.
The war steamer Bess rabil was, however,
sent to Sebastopol to announce that several
veasoh ol the enemy were In the roads ol Si
Un the receip' of this inflligence tliree
men-of-war of ISO guua, Li VilU de Paris,
L" Grind Due Constant ine, and the Tri
Sviatitelia, received orders tu proceed, under
ihe fligol Rear Admiral Novuiailaky, towarda
S nope, und to join Admiral Nakbimoff, with
h-ee ships uf war und a brig; profiting by a
lavorable wind. w. nt to reenno tre theroeda
il Si nope, an I ascertained the disposition uf
the enemy' naval division, composed ol seven
frigilea. a aloop-of-war, two corvette, iv
ir..i,sp..rt-, and two steamboat. Tlieae ves
sel were anchored in the form of a crescent
il oig the coast, so disposed thai ihey could
form in line Iron, any point of the A'inJ. On
the const opposite the interval be'wcen th
vessel five batteries had been established.
On ihe nioht oi the 19-1 8th of November,
O. S.) Rear Admiral Novosa'lsky joined
he squadron with hi naval division. On
the sitiie day Vice- tdmirai Nakbimoff a.i
nounued to his sruidren. hy an order it the
diy, his intention to atla. k the enemy in two
Column upon the first favorable turn of the
wind. Tne right column wa to be command
ed by Vice-Admiral Nakbimoff, hoisting hi
fl ig on board th mperatrice Mirie, and fol
io. ved by the Grand D.u Conatantino and
ihe Teh -sine; the left column under thecom
mend o' R.-ar Admiral Nrtrnoslliky. wa t
be compoaed of tha Villa de Pnn, the Tri
Bviatitalia, and t ie R Ktilaff.
On the 18th, b 'tween nine an! ten in tba
nwrning, favored by a breeze from E.N.E.,
the Admiral signalled orders to the squadron
to prepare lor com '.at and to bear lor the
roads oi' Si nop". The ship of the two col
umn, w ith till their s-udding s til set, ap
proached tn-' enemy, who could not be dii
cerned under the distance of half a mile on
account uf the thick fog and the rain. Vic
Admiral Nakblm dT, having got within a di
(ance of ub jot 2iO saj -ne (j33 yards) of tho
t v frigate of the enemy, one of which wis
discavercd with the fl tg of the Vice Admiral
an I b ;'iinl tha poop of which was establish
ed on thi const a bttiery o! twelve guns, cast
anchor. Toe ship V: lie de Paris cast anchor
at the same tint. T ie other ship a they
arrived occupied tho positions wnich had baa
Toe Alinir .i's vess.-l lud acarcely caatan
cl. ,r when th enemy opened upon our ve.
els a ternble bron Is de iro n all his frigates;
supporting it by the tire of his batteries. Their
shot m ide great htvoc am mg our apnra, but
our ships immediately replied with a cuntiu
u us and well-directed fire, In les than five
miu itts tha G an I Doc-Contaatina dem.il
! ish d the battery which wna under iu fire.
; Tne enemy' frigate, anchored near this bat
I tery, luffered terribly from our bombs and
shortly blew up. S .on after the Villa de
j Paris blew un a Turkiah frigate.
I A. tne end ot en hour th ; well-directed
. broadsides o uur shipi had very much weak-
ened the fire of th.-enemy; and at two o'clock
i il almost entirely ceased. Tare frig, tea,
I among which th it of 74 guns, bearing the
I (lag of the Turkiah Vice Admiral, were In
Kama, anil only the misla of two transports
destroyed by our artillery wre to be aeen.
Tne Turkish part of the town was on fire in
two places, and at h ill-past two the Admiral
nee orders lo cense the combat, at the asm
time sen ling an officer to declare to the local
PuikLh euthorltiee that it a single cannon
h it were fired fr un town or from the const
the A lm'rl w ould burn and raie the town te
ts f ovulation. Tela offl'.er, eier having
em lined nearly an hour on I.nd, could not
liscov. r the Turkiah authorities, or even a
ingle T.rk. AH had H J to the neighbor
By the Admiral's ord r-, at the cemmenoe. -'.en'
ortl.e combat, ths- frigatea Kagoul aug
j ilevtcha had remained under aail In the
r a Is. in order to cul off the r 'treat of any , f
the enemy's vessels ihnt mght seek thelg
infety in flight. They j., ned i h s ju.dron at
ihe and of the ceiubat, and sated priawijmlh