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JOB WORK Poetical.
TEXAS; or, THE SUNNY SOUTH.
'Tis home where'er the heart is.
I will go to the sunny South with thee,
Where tbe fresh galea breathe from the
-.. ii . . Summer aea.
There the enrth in robed in a areeuer hue,
The char sky tinned with a dveperbluc;
A brighter nmrn light the azure east.
The moonlight beams with a brighter rIow,
The streams with a softer murmcr (low, .
The birds chant their noten in a sweeter tune,
For the joyous anngs are of summer nlonp.
And the llowers ore always fresh and fair,
Jfor tbey feel no blipht of the ivjiiter there,'
And there the orange and lemon prows,
The grnpes from the p-een vines mantling high,
Have a sweeter taste and n richer die;
Aud the very air has n scent and a tone .
That none but the vales of tbe.South have known.
We'll bid these cold regions a lonsr farewell.
And the colder hearts that amid thcni d well;
And there shall the blisj of r boom vie,
f.ilte u fount in its own calm fmrity.
Till a death-blast eonpcalsour earthly love,
And we go to its purer source abore. -J 1
THE VOLUNTEER COUNSEL.
THE VOLUNTEER COUNSEL. A TALE OF JOHN TAYLOR.
jfiiiM Tti.or was licensed, when a youth
of, twenty one to practice at the bar of this
city. .lie was poor nut wen euiienie.i auj
possessed extraordinary genius, lire graces
4ifhia person, combined with the superiority
ff his intellect, enabled him to win the hand
of a .fashionable beauty. Twelve months af
terwards the husband was employed by
wealthy firm of the city lo go on a mijsion as
land agent to the West. , As a heavy salary
m i t ii . i : ...:r
was i.nereu, l ayior unue larewcu iu ins wic
and infant son. He wrote hack every week
liut received not a line in answer. Six mouths
elapsed, when he received a letlerfrom his
employer that explained all. Shortly after
his departure for the West, the wife and her
father removed to Mississippi. There she im
mediately obtained a divorce by an net of the
Legislature, mnrried again forthwith, and to
complete the climax of cruelty and wromr, had
the name of Taylor's son changed lo Marks,
that of her second matrimonial partner. This
perfidy nearly drove Taylor insane. His cn
reer from that period became eccentric in the
first degree. At last a fever carriad him off
at t comparatively early age. I
' At an early hour on the 9th of April, 1340,
the Court House in Clarksville, Texas, was
crowded to overflowing. Save in the war
times past, there had never been witnessed
such a gathering in Red Kiver County, while
the strong feeling apparent on every flushed
face will sufficiently explain the maltef. .
"At thcclose of 1839. Oeorge Hopkins, one
of the wealthiest planters and most influential
liien of Northern Texas, offered a gross insult
to Mary Elliston, ihe young and beautiful wife
of his chief overseer. The husband threaten
ed to ohas'tise him for the outrage, whereupon
Hopkins loadrd his gun,' went to Kllistnn's
house, and shot hmi in his own door. The
murdeier was arrested, and bailed to answer
the charge. This occurrence produced intense
excitement, and Hopkins, in order to turn the
fide of popular opinion, or at least to mitigate
the general wrath which at first was violent
against him, circulated reporls infamously
prejudicial to the character of the woman who
had suffered siioh wrongs ut his hands. SKe
bronghther suit for slander. And thus, two
cases, one criminal and th other civil, and
vboth ot of the same tradegy, were pending in
the April Circuit Court for 1S40. .
The interest naturally fell by Ihe community
no to the issues, liecamo far deeper when
wa known that Ashley and Pike! of Arkansas,
and the celeb aled S. S. Prentice, of New Or
leans, each with enormous fees, had been re
tained by Hopkins for his defence.
Tbe trial for the indictment of murder ended
on the Bin of April with the acquittal of Hop
kins. " Such, a result might well have been
foreseen, by comparing the talents of the
counsel engaged on either side. The Texas
lawyers were utterly overwhelmed 'by the ar
was.a fieht of a dwarf airsinst giants.
The slander suit was set for the 9th, and the
throng olsnecfalors grew in number as well as
excitement ; and what mav seem strange, the
current of public sentiment now ran decided
lyfor Hopkins. ;. Hia mo ey had purchased
pointed witnesses, who served most eflicien'ly
his powerful advocates. Indeed, so trium
phant had been the success of the previous
day, that when the s'nndercaje was called,
nary Elliston was left without an nUcney-they
had all withdrawn. The pigmy pettifoggers
dared not brave against the wit ot 1'iKv, ami
the scathing thnnder of Prentice.
"Have, you no counsel?" inquired Judge
'Mills', looking kindly a' Ihe plaintiff.
"No, air, they have all deserted me, and
a in too poor to employ nnv more," replied Ihe
beautiful Mary, bnrsliug into tears.
"In such a case will not some chivalrous
member of Iht profession volunteer?"
Thethirly lawyersweresilent as death.
Judge Mills re -eated the question.
' ."I will 'our honor, said a voice from the
thickest pjrt of the crowd, situated behind
the bor. - ;
At the tone of" Hist voice many s'arlled
half from their aeals j and perhaps there, was
not a heart in that immense throng which did
noj, heat something quirker, It was so nn
fa,rhly, sweet, clear, ringing and mournful.
The first sensation, however, was changed
into, general- laughter, when a tall, gusiit
spectral figure, that noboilypr'-sent reniem'-cr-ed
ever jo have seen before, elbowed his way
through Ihe crowd, nnd placed himself within
the bar. His appearance was a problem
Tumte sphinx himself.' "His high, pale brow,
and small nervo sly ' twitching eyes, hjrdlj
vi'ible beneath their massive arches, looked
tiin, dreamy, almost unconscious; and
, ciothmg were so shabby that the court hesita
ted te lfct the cause proceed under this man
agement'.; -; ''
"Has roer name oeeri entered pn the rolls
of the 6tate ?" demanded the Judge, bus
piciously. " '" , ' ' ,-
"It is immalerial atwnt my name1 being;
yoor roll," answered the stranceT,' his thin,'
olciodless lip; curling up a fiendish sneer. ,'
maybe allowed lo appear once by the eonrfe
' ay of theeour. and bar. Here is my license
from the highest iribunal in America t"
lie handed Judge JMills I brmd parchment.-.
The twaHmmtdiate'y went on. r- ' ' '
In the examiiation of witnesses thestra'ngfet
evinced bnt little ingenuity, as w.is commonly
thought. He mffured each one tolell hisown
- etory wiihont interruption', though, he' contri
Ted to make each of e (ell it over two or three
"Fearless and rrce."
$l,ECp or Annum in Advance.
EATON, PREBLE COUNTY, 0. AUG.'31. IS51.
UY. 11, No. 11.
times. He pu a few cross question!, which,
with keen witnesses, only aorved to correct
niislaefand he made no notes,-.which, in
most memories, always tends to embarrass,
most memories, always
The t-xnmi.iat.on being ended, as coun,el for
the plaintiff, he had a right to the opening
speech as well as the close i but lo llie aston
ishment or every one, He ueenneo, ine 1'irmer.
and allowed tire defence to lead off. Then a
shadow might have been observed lo flit across
the features of fike, and to darken even the
bright eyes of Prentice. They saw thai they
had "caught a 'I'anar ; uiij. who u was, or
how it happened, was impossible to guess.
Colonel Ashley spoke first. He dealt the
jury a dish of that close, dry logic, which years
at.erwarus renueieu nun iniiiuus in me ai'iiuu;
of the Umoii.
Thr poet, Albert Pike, followed with a rich
vein of wit; and a hail torrent of ridicule, in
which you may be sure neiihtr the plaintifl
nor the plainlilrs ragged attorney were cither
forgotten or spared.
The great 1'reohoe- conclm'eirfor the de
fendant, with a glow of gorgeous words, bril
liant as a shower ol railing slurs, and with
final burst of oratory-that I'routht the house
down in cheers, in which the sworn jury them
selves joined, notwithstanding the stern "or
der" ol the bench. Thus woiiderfullysiisrep-
ticle are the southwestern people to the chunns
of impassioned eloquence. '
It wiis then the stranger s turn. He find re
mained apparency abstracted during all Ii.'.'
previous speeches. Still, and straight, and
motionless in his rent, his p le mi:outh fore
head shooting up high like a mountain core
of snow, hut lor that eternal twitch that canle
and went perpetually in his sallow checks, you
would have taken him lor a mere man of mar
ble, or human m;.n carved in ice. Even
dim dreamy eyes, were invisible beneath those
i;ray shaggy eyebrows.
But now, at Inst, he rises before the
railing, not behind and so near to the won
dering jury that ho might tonrh the foreman
wiih his long, bony finger. With liis eyes still
tinir shut, and standing rigid as a pillnrof iron,
his Ihln lips curl as if in measureless scorn,
itliL'htlv part, and the voice comes forth.
.first it is low and sweet, insinuating itself
kb.'roui;h the bram as nn artless lune, winding
its way into the deepest heart like the melotly
of a magic incantation; while the speaker pro
ceeds without a gesture fir at least n sijn
excitement to tear in pieces Ihe argument
Ashley, that mells away, at Ins touch as linst
before the sunbeams. Everyone looke(.sur
prised. His logic was at once so brief,
ths rudest peasant could comprehend it with
Anon he came to the dazzling wit of the
fct lawyer, Pika. Then the the curl of his
grew sharper; his sallow face kindled up;
iiis eyes began to open, dim and dreary no long
er, but vivid ns lightning, ted as fire-globes,
ahd eloring like twin meteors. The whole
soul was in his eye the full heart beamed
his face. In five minutes Tike's wit seemed
the foam of folly, and his finest aatire, horn
ble'lfrnfnnity, when contraaUd with Hie tnifn
itable sallies and exlerrhinalingsarcasmsof
stranger, interspersed with jest and anecdote
that filled the forum with roars ol ir.ugliter.
Then, without so much as bestowing an
lusion lo Prentice, he turned short on the
jured witnesses of Hopkins, tore their testi
mony into atoms, ami hurled in their
such terrible invective that nil trembled
with an ague, nnd two of them actually
dismayed from the court-house.
The exoitement of the crowd was becoming
tremendous. The united liTe and soul appear
ed to han on the burning tongue of the stran
ger. He inspired them with ;ne powersoi
own nations. He ssturated them with
poison of his own malicious recltngs.
seemed to have stolen nature s ions nit'ucn
secret aT.irtiou. He was Ihe sun t- the
of all thought and emotion which rose and
ann boiled hi billows as he chose. 15ut
rrealest triumph was to come.
Ills eyes began to glare luniveiy at
pssassin Hopkins, and his lean, taper fingers
slowly assumeu me same inreciion. ne
the wretch with a cirrumvallationof
evidence and impregnable argument, cutting
off all hope of escape. He piled up
bastions of insurmountable facts.
He dug beneath the murderer and slanderer's
feet ditches of dilewns; such as no sophistry
could overleap, and no stretch of ingenuity
evade; and hef ing thus, ns one might say,
his victim, and girt him about like
scorpion in a circle of fire, he stripped himself
to the work the massacre.
Oh! Ihen. but it wns a vision both glorious
and dreadful to behold the oratir. His
ns before graceful as Ihe wave of a golden
willow to the breeze, grew impetuous as
motipn of an oak in Ihe hurricane-, iiis
became a trumpet filled with wild whirlpools,
deafening the ers with crashes of power,
Vet iutermiiiL'h-d all thv while with a
under song of the toflest cadence. His
was as red asa driinkard's-hisfofeheailglvw-ud
like a heated furnace his couuteuaiKe
looked haggard like that of a maniac; and
and anon he flung his long, bom unnson
as H grasping after thunderbolts, liu drew
picture xif murder in such appalling colors,
that in comparison, htll itself might he
Bidcred beautiful. II -painted the slander
black that the son seemed dark at noon
when shining on such 'an aocmsed monster;
and then he so fixed both par raits on
shrinking brow of Hopkins that he
them there forever. The agitation of the
nearly amounted to madness.
All nl once the speaker descended from
perilous height.' Ilisvoiie wailed out for
murdered deffd amUliviitg -the beautiful M
more beautiful every moment her tears
faster till men wept, and lovely women
soobed like children. '
lie closed with a strong exhor'ntion to
mrV: Mirough them to ths bvstandura.
treated the pnnnel. after Ihev should brin
the verdict- for the plaintiff, Hot to offer
lo the defendant, however liclily
might deserve it) iu o'ther words, "not to
tne vuiian, iiopxiin, uui in leuyo ins i.nnsi-i
inent lo God." Thia was the most
trick of all, and beal ca'culated lo insnr
The jury rendered a verdict of fifty thousand
dollars, and Ihe niirht afterwards llopkimi
taken off his bed by lynchers and beaten
most lo oeath.
1 have listened to Clay, Webster, and
to - Dewy, Tyng, and Bascomb
have never hear anything i 'he ("m ot"b-
lime words, even remotely Approximating
eloquence of John Taylor massive ns a
nn.l uril.tlv rinhinir ns a cataract of
And this is the opinion of al who ever
this marvellous' men. ' ' V
'..v ' .,.,',.1.',.. L,-'i vt.
ttTUi fr'uew 'ttho ' "weni it iroiii.'f
"comes it mild.".' lie went to. the. Stale
' ttTA picture' looka best.'surrouii'deil'-by
fiame-a weinan, surioutided by hjtr family
The Missing Steamer City of Glasgow—An
Puring the biter part of our career in the
Philadelphia I'ost Office, we Leeame acquaint
. . .
ed, among tho mass of human heinjrs whose
fires appi nred daily at the "fieneral Delivery1
Window" where wo were y1iioneiV with an
intellig) nt happy looking Englishman, of
about 45 vents of age, who came freqnen'.ly to.
inquire for letters from homo. He was a mart
of pleasing manners, and evidently had been '
well educated nnd accustomed to the reOns-j
ments and elegancies of really good society.--lie
ing a stronger on our shores, he was glad to
avail himself of an opportunity of converging
with us, nnd spoke freely of his past and his
hope for the future.
He iaJ como over to Philadelphia, Winding
with him a little son, apparently about 12
years of age, to select a rcsidenre for the res'
of his fain ly which he had left in England, and
lo make nil the arrangements nectssjry to
their comfort, when they nhould arrive. lie
h 'd accomplished this had taken and fur
nish d a house in Philadelphia, and wts ex
pecting let'ers from his wile informing him of
her sailing with their other children, iu the
steamer City of ?,hnnh's!(r.
We handed him p lelier; it spoke of her ex
pectation lo sa.l in that sleamer, and he wen'
awav with such L'iad anticipations as might .
be supposed to nil the heart or a husband und
lather, long absent from the wife nnd children
whom he toon expected lo meet nnd embrace
n;;iiii. Afcw days passed and another foreign
ninil arrived and with it a letter to our friend
from hid wife, saying that she It d not been
able to make her arrangements in time to rail
iu the Mtnrheiler but that she should certain
ly sail in the (Hvsg'iw.
.Some time after this, Idlers e.imc, which she
had m.iiled at lie time of embarking in' this
ship and now he was unspeakably happy with
the almojt certainty of teeing his wile and
children in a verv few days, for the New York
Mail steamers generally make the passage but
afcw days sooner than our screw steamers.
Soon he, with many others, commenced coin;
down to Queeu-street wharf to look lor the in-
But who shall spcalt or the horrors to come
Pny after day did he with many others on that
sad walk, go down to tue wharl amlstrain nisi
vision to dcsciy among the numerous vessel?
down the river, the aiuiouslyexpected s'eain-1
cr. We ssw him when the vcsrels had been
3omn thirty days out, and were startled at his
appearance. The plump happy-seeming fnce
or one month before, was haggard as the face
of death ; the ryes that we had fco shortly bo
fine seen dance in the light of. inward joy,
were blood shot, wild, unit glaring upon us
with a inn-iac expression.
I!e walked nwpingly away,' bu! his face
haunted us still. A few days after this, a
steamer arrived bringing the report, that a ves
sel somewhat resembling the Glntgow hail
been sren off the lia.hnmas; tins report brought
him lo us again. Oh how that false hope.hno
n,m 10 ns again. ui now u..u
bfmhteoftfl Ji1s.j?eintenancU Hja yes
re-aiueo iiieir F pi iiuciii.-
he clung to th s baseless hope as a drowning
man to a straw.
We left the Posl-Officc a few nays after this.
jcsitroay we ioiuoe-u ti ti iinig im ..1cn.11 -,
man and was told that he had u-en lor some
time in ife Lunatic Asylum, and .1 raving ma
niac. May Cod reward him in eternity.,
Jennj II lite.
A Pretty Thought.
Thenirrbt is mother of th? day,
The winter of the spring",
And ever irj-on old decay.
The grefciiest monies cling;.
lU-hind the cloud the stetlight liu ka,
Through showers the s-mbeams fcll;
For Ood who loveth all bia v, orks,
Has left his hope with ail.
Thrilling Incident—Young America.
On Katurday: the St h inst., as the storm lhat
lud been hr.wingr-ome hours wasnbotit break
ing out a little bov of seven vents of nge, son
of Mr. A. II. Viiese, of Detroit, who is at
01 ,IU. :. 11. Vliesr, ui ue-ii'iii, ...i i., ...
, r.. i,.i (,-,!, ,.,r
under the deckV a snil-bost belonging
v ir nk.. 1 .1 n.-.W!,. wiihihssiis1
see 11. 1
nine of shelter nnd taken his place ai the
helm, endeavoring to direct his course towards
Iii a moment nlicr, the Kijiinii sirnci;
er, when she broke from her moorings and
larlert towards the open lake.' When first
. . . . .1
she was nearly nail way across me river,
. i r.ii.... i r,,.
the shore, oon the rain came down in tor
rents, and the wind hail incr'-ased to a perfect
l.nnicane, and the banks of the river were
lined with wailing, children, and strong men
wrio were p-)werie.s inohcia on. iui n "in.
was immediately within re.,eh. The aail-bdatjrt-
iliuost reached Slon.v lulu, land the hearts
r,f n"ll llf..r mi w-rp fi.r n rnomeot relieved.
".:.' .... . .1 ...i i ..i
exp7ell g II 111 IU KU aooiv, wueil i .
i i , ,.i ,...i !., r,,,.
" . , , ii
I . I 11.,,;,. I.r..il. I..r .. n , ,!,, 1,1 1 1,1- ln-iiil
of, ihe pilot disappenrrd.ouly again to reBpiear,
h ii. I, ng manfully to the helm. Directly nn
n"ier mid fiercer squall struck the sail; aud
ihe boat wns thrown upon her beam-ends, and
Hie fail and boom iu the water, and cr ts
'he is lost,' 'he is gone,' wei heard on
sides. Slill the g.illaut bn.k held her way;
and again hei pilot waa;ceu s'aniiug nt
helm. Uy this time- a boat ha.) been manned
an. I put oil'lo the, rescue, but before gelling aiy
.lislanee into the river thefailboat took niiot
turn, hcai.'iug again towards home. She rnn
strai-'ht to the middle f the river, when Mr.
F. W. Haehjs and 11. Cirey,. Ksi.. ran down
to ihe bunk and. made signs lo ll e' boy lo keep
H e helm of I he boat up or down, as the me
andering of the boat required, lie obeyed
the .signs like an old salt, and in re. few min-iik-s
. I tie. boot-wns run on shallow water, when
the centleiiinii named above were enable!
wade on hoard, mi l in a lillle lime the
lynch M.,)s j., n,c 0 himnolher, who had been
Sl) almost uislraclea tMieuUHor ol it.e wuuie
In answer, to Ihe question of how he
getting along when the gentlemen boarded
hont, he answered' that lie was, pretty wet,
added, KVan't H' lucky, Mr. Uachuu, tkot
mis ahonnl of ytjtr Loal tehtu the went off!'
Dfirait Tribune . , ... ., ., ... -
UTA'fellnw wasonco'tisked what inference
ha could diw from the -text in Job, "And
asses snuffed up Ihe wind,!'. "Well," he
"the only inference that, I can draw
this that it would be a long lime belore
would grow lat upon iv.. v
1 jylj'Via Deao Swift wlip aiil Uiat "to
devot.io. wir4 jtipnn ti.a -vu)uar.:wun
reusr,,woul J U t iivi tLcinp',jiig. U) lie w lloclu
with a raior.'.' -ii ,l-!
ITlIomfe relief: .The, institution of miniate
- .1,1 .1- tA,,t.L .,n.'4..,i.l,l.ll".
(.rSCil.ll liy Ol HVUWH.HI5 Vli-iJill'.r
A TOUCHING INCIDENT.
THE LOST CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS.
r. , ... T : ' , .
Could the unwritten history or rum's doings1
be brought to I it? tit Could the sufferinrs nfin-l
nneent Vhihlrei.. who fntl.e ,.,! 'mm i.rm !
have been ketotlrd, vMmbrntrJ, by mm, (it
ould be a libel on Ihe brute creation to com-
pure a drunken man with the lowest grade of
henil be witnessed by those who had heart
W leel, no power under heaven would stay j
the sponlatie us promptings or all such lo do-
s.iroy the cause ot so much misery. I
Uoiild the aggregate ol such suffering oe ,
conceived by the human imagination nnd be-
, , , , , , , ' ,
to be reality, no law, however much
. , Ir i. ,r..i i
,c, cviCU-,. , u..et , n..C1 ,.-v -
could prevent the attempt to save these slatv-
ing, suffering, tlfOi1 i liJ unprotected and inno
cent offspring of the victims of the rum traffic.
Plucsin the opposite scale the commerce, the
trade, the demand for buildings, and the em
ployment furnished by the ruin '.raft'', which
groVs out ol' the diiinkard-inaking business,
and ask for f'ie sake of these iuieiesis that
thousands and millions of chihiren mriy be al
lowed lo grow up iu vice and ignorance, to be
abused and starved and n.VieJ of every Mes
sing connected legitimately wrh their exis
tence, and these men, the sijht of whose eyes
has nffuuted their h .ar'.s, would not be influ
enced by any such con-iJeratious to slay tlieir
hand until the demon rum. was annihilated.
Heart Ihe lullowing statement which is
found iu ti.e 1'ive I'ouus Mmi'hly Record, aud
consider it only one. case out of a thousand
eT,nully dislressing that has bee-.i seen there.
A few Sabbaths since, at morning service,
one of the most degraded specimens th.it ever
greeted my vision, came slaygering into the
chapel of the lion so of Indusiry. II. s wi'i!
md frightful looks, ragged and dirty heyrml
description, his face bruised irtid swolle,n, ren
dered him an object of disgust nir.l terror. He
seemed to look .it thechihiren with wonderful j
iuierest, of-casioually muttering to himself
'lieaiuifiil! heaulifiil! Oh! that mine were
here!" Ho sat an hour or more, and then
with a lone aud earnest look at the children,
s'.a-.'tjered out of ihe chapel and Weui. up to
"'.he dark valley of the shadow of du'.h,"
As the bell run-: for service in the afternoon,
and while trie ' hihlreu were clustering together,
the same wild-looking man staggered in onoe
more. Ho surveyed ilie faces of the children
wi'h the closest scrutiny; and nt length his
eyes rested on two bright-eyed little girls, who
were sittging cie of their little hymns. Ue sat
immovable as a smtue during the whole ser
vice, gazing intently on the faces of these two
The service closed, the congregation dispers
e l, yet he lingered, and the team came cours
ing down his fice thick and fust.
Dr. S ajked him "What was the mat
ter?" "I am a drunkard! A wretch an outcast;
, , without a pennv. Once 1 had a
Umma alll) friends-fathrr, mother, wife, chil-
I (re and 10st of tffo wh0 iovtu nna res-
1 , j me. Time.passe.'.-on and I became a
drunkard. . One friend after another left me:
, dra)k an(, down j f fathered
mother both went down lo their graves wit
broken hearts. My poor wife still clung to me
when nil others deserted tic. 1 still ilranit on,
pawned one article after another until nil was
gone, and when my wife refused lo give her
wedding ring, which she bad clung" to with the
tenacity of a death grasp, I felled her to the
earth. seized her finger, biro off the ring and
pawned it for rum. That fatal Mjw maddened
her, and in despair, she too drank, and together
we wallowed in the gut'er.
Penniless we legged our way from Vermont
to this great city. Here we-hired a small eel
lnr, in a dark, dismal street, and sent our chil
dren out lo leg. Many a weary day we spent
in that dreary cellar, v bib; our children were
wandering the streets begging for their driiiik-
About forty das since, my little
gnl:i went out to beg, nnd from- that hour to
t'.iw I lave not seen them.
Without food or lire I clung to my dismal
. - - - ,- ...
nbode until hunger lorced tne out, and then
toMr.in.i lo se,rch for n,y childru, My egrded
wile- had been Cent to Mackwell s Island, as
! seen two children, who, if they had no
,1. - 1 . . . :.,
.'fc"",l " -1 "' "...", , V , ;
o. Hen.fe, . . V'c,, ,.- ,,''.''
;esp. ;( t iiu-ern
nnil fill- 1 IP lis fi V it.IVS 1 hllVl! 1 IVfi'l n LOW
- , . , . , , .
i.i..1l nv. .unon? beggars and thii'vca. To day
. . , . . rr
ed M him. A e fi rt a ghtof th
"' m.'" vr ... . - v -
lo ins leei, c.e.uniii..i;, i ue;
looked so clean, and snug so sweetly, I weul
have culled mine. Oh! would to Cod they
"Tell me the name," said Dr. S., ''and
In a few minutes two mleresling Itltle girls
! Poor 1,1
;ure mine! mine! My children don't you k
i , . . , -
vour n".it old father? conic to rue my c
iilren. Father loves you, he won't hurl you."
L u I; rsi , out i eey soon enii.eeu up h.cu
, 1 1111 111
......... . , -1. ,a... ,,- .l,.m I.-
l-iiiiei ii. lev, ...in- it.e icu.a ...v-v oii.m.t,j
down his face.
'K'ss y.nir poor drunken father, my chil
dren!" lint the face of the man was so black
and filthy that not a fit piece could be found
Soon tl.t-v forgot the dirty lace, ana retnem
here.! heir p-jor degraded fat her, and each en
twined their liltc arms around his neck and
loi.dly kissed him, and thec-Ueroiie said, with
a voice that touched ev.-ry heart ''Father,
we are so happy here we want to slay. Won't
you coiiie and live here, loo, papa? What
makes y-ui driul. so? Dear Papa, iio sign the
pledge and not diiuk any more, Mr. Pease
found us iu' the s'.i. et begging, and now we
are happy. Do, Papa, come and live hef,
and be gjuJ lo its, ai you used to he."
The 'father's heart wis. overwhelmed;
sobbed and fro.nied aloud. For more that:
. . " ... ...... , ......
i.q.;ir iney mi, ; nn-nt ., u.i " - V '
vti.nniM!. mill c Hieing to his chiloren.
ex liiuied ... ...
The pledge! the pledge! I will never drink
I ,-ave hiia Ihe n cduc. and from tiatbour
" . r., . .-v. .. ,. .
has most fnithfullV kellt it. He IS I10W a mail
n-.i.iii. .Mi-'.ived iii buiiiuuss'. i a i n : ii l' ten dollars
c ' . . . ,
per week, and none woum recog. ,. . t . .
well dresse.l lliaii-wiio Sim .uoaius in
can still Ve s'-en ,rt he o ( 1... us . d--1
utrreotyvd in all u .trikiftg deiormtty
S'1".1 '. . . , . .'
nrWe never read of l!nited Irish Socio-1
lv." hut we are led invnliintarv In think ol
(..mous legend f l-he-Kilkenn eais.
nxlti Jloston lately, veundertandi tht
h.mty pudvliirg Winch am'-been-getoat te
waa'takeii up to-tlte? watoh-houso-by il walih
mai!, uncharge of Maino!iiiig ixi- the sirect.','
(Jir"'Eleva;ing - llie masses.'.'. TJii is
tatrcs place on me Mississippi evety ..viijie
(ugh pteiiiure stenmer bursU up. : " ,
' .--'.- . ;
States and Territories.
Alukimn Formed out of territory cede a.
tn ihr l'niled slum li Smith Carolina an"
iocorein. Admitted into Ihe Union December
'. ' ... ...
Arhniu Formed from territory reded to
Columbia, District of Formed from terri'.o
ry ceded by Marvland and V'rjinis. Estab
lished as a Government July 10, 1700. Al
exandria retro-Ceded July, 131C. ,
Connecticut One of the thirteen original
States. PialifiO.l the Constitution of the U.
States January 9, 17SS.
DdcKirc Ona of the thirteen original
the United Slates by Prnuce. Admitted into
the Union June 15, 1810.
California Formed of territory ceded by
Mexico. Admitted into the Union September
Cnralinn, North One of the thirteen origi
) Slates. Kntifiod Ihe Conslitution of the
United States, Muj 21, 1,789. - .
i. ,i n r .i , ,t
Citi alma, oo.il' CJno or the lur sen ongi
lieved m,.- n.- i .!' .- . .r i'i,
nal Slates. Kaiilie.l the Coniititulion of the
j .j 22 n3.
.... ' '
States. Ratified the Constitution of the U.
Siatc-s, Uecembtsr 7, 1787
Fiurida FoniNMl from territory celed tn the
U. Slates by Spain. Admitted iulo the Union,
March 3, l8ij.
Grnritt One pphe thirteen original Slates,
rtatified the constitution of the L'uilcd States,
January 2d, 1738.
Illinois Formed rrnt of territory ceded to
the United States bv Virgin a. Admitted 'nto
the Union December Ihe ilth, IMC.
Imliana Formed from territory ceded to the
T.7. S'.n'es bv Viigiuin. Admitted into the Un-
ion December 11, l?15.
faint Formed from p-irt of Ikr fr-ribrv of
Wisorxrsin. Ad'iiitled into the Union Dec.
u'7i:ic,'.! Formed from the lerri ory -of
Virginia. AdmitleJ into the Union June 1,
Liu'tinna Formed from 'errilnry ceded to
the U. States by France. Admuted into the
Union April 81S12.
jlfiine Formed out of part of the territory
of Massachusetts. Almitted into the Union
March 13, 13'5).';
ilf'i)-!n(-Oiie of the thirteen originnlSla'es.
Intified the Constitution of ihe Uuiled'Slates
April 28, 1788. .
MassuchusctHOn of the t irleen original
tales. Katilied the Consli.utio of tho L:.
Stales FeLruary G, 17SS.
Michigan Formed from territory 06.16 lo
the U. States by Virginia. Auuiiilcd into the
Inion January 20, 1837.
Minnrtota Territory Territorial govcrn
nienis eslablished Maroh 3,13-19.
. illiMiss'ripi- Fonned frorn the territory ceded
t the U. States by SoH'h CnuUina. Admitted
into th Union Dec. Ul, 1817.
Misri'ri Formed from territory ceded
the U. States by France. Admitted into the
Union August 10, 1S21.
, " Humpshirr One of the thirteen origi
nal Stales. KatifieiP.lie Constitution of the
U. States June 21, 1788.
A'cio Mexico Territory Formed from terri
tory ceded by Mexico ai.-d Texas. Territorial
Government'establishc-d Sept. 9, 1 S-"i0.
Acio York One of the thirteen original
States, ltalified the Constitution of the
States July 25, 173S.
A'rir Jewry One of the thir'een original
Mate:;. liniilied the Constitution of the
States December 18, 1737.
Ohio Formed out of territory reded to the
U. Slates bv Virginia. Admitted into the Un
ion Nov. 21), 1802,
Oregon Territory Territorial government
established August "l 1, IS 18.
Vaintnlcimia One of the thirteen original
States. ltalified the Constitution of the
States Pec. 12, 1787.
Rhode lilin'l One of the thirteen original
Slates. Kalilied the Constitution of Ihe
Slates May '."J, 1 7'j0.
Tennessee Formed of lerrilovy ceded
the U. States by North Carolina. Admitted
into the Union Juno 1, 179:1.
Texas Independent Republic. Admitted
into the Union Dec. 29, R-lo.
Vl ih Ttrrilory Territorial government es
tablished Sept. 'J, 1S-VJ.
Virginia One of the thirteen original Suites.
Ilitified the Constitution of the United Stales
June 27, 1788.
Vermont Formed from part of the Jerritory
oT fsew iinii, Adiiiilled into lliu II
March 4, 17J1.
H'Vuni;iit Formed from inrt of the terri
toiv of Michigan. Admitted into the Union,
May 23, 1S13.
A CONSCIENTIOUS DUTCHMAN.
J icob Feli.or, a middle-aged centletnen
Teiilonic origin, his apparel veil encrusted
with dry mini, and his hat looking like a'
steamboat cylinder, with Ihe topblown
oil', was brought up on acomplaint of a
lgind:i man lor stealing apiece of corduroy,
vaiueu nt seven uotiars.
The Mayor asked him if he understood
Yaw I talk- him fuorst rate."
'.'Do you know whnt steal mentis ?"
"Yaw, him is iron vat ish ma.!.: haul."
'Yes, that is one kind of steel, but. not
one I me n. Do von nuderstnnd this ?
cam? you to steal this corduroy ?"
"I'ecause mine-precedes was nichl goot
gn to ( hurch.!.'
"Does il t ke thirty yards to make yp,u
pair of breeches ?" ,
"aw, ler seiinemrr must have some
.i.i "law, irr
'" I csbbage, and todrter vat's left nuglit do I ox
audi '. . .. ..... ... , .. ... .,
I vrow, wnen l pets inarr.eu.
i ., ... .
..j tlll,t y,
11 won hi nshe
vou are a man of foresight,
I .lnn'l vnii I: nnW ll,'t U'liV nf i.'ltilii, .liw Itr.-f-li.
lie""" ' .V ,.r.t
i es anc neii coais is nuoius
t.e law r
tl (lout caie npout te law. l'ae n Tuch:
a , . ( . . wh wn ,
uiu , . - - , . " ,
"lUeutV f friK and more da'u'l suppose"
,v4 M Dey come and de sell
and: , (Jjy gc, m ka.
I "Oh, we don't them to swear; we
thrm tor've serurilv for yout1 -appearanee'al
the) court. ou coniess you atoic ine conmroy,
and there is, no occasion 1 1 swear to it,
'Yaw. vou find I iiiotii dell a! lie t "TucS
man never do anything iviuh be (raid tp teL-
Yaw. I did steal derstull', but I was going
ileal uer inoiiisii w pay , n.
fue tiny ifter Iwcdiy rogues had escaped
vvhatj fioni jaiUiut wsalPtjenliloi had nn eDsuefet
a articie on ine morals oi.ujtf piace not a
' n.t williin the walk of the juil. .
. 1 v ,
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A Scene from Real Life—Woman's Love.
We saw last evening an dpt illustration
of the affection of woman. A poor ine
briated wretch in the afternoon .had ieen
taken to the calaboose. His conduct ia tie
street, and after he was placed in the cell, waa
of such a' violent character that rt bectjme nec
essary to hsndf.ulT him. The demon of rum
had possession of his soul, and be gave vent
to his r.iviugs in curses so profane aa to shock
the sences of his fellow piisonvrs, one of
whom, In the same cell, at hi own solicitation
wn placed in a seperate apartment.' A wo
mah' appeared at the grating, and in her hands
she had a rude tray, upon which was)placed
some slrces of b ead, ' fresh from the hearth
stone, and other little delicacies for her erriug
husband. She stood ntlhebargazingintensely
in Die thick gioom where her manacltd com
panion wildly raved. ' Her voice waa low and
soft, and as she called his name, its titterance
was as plaintive as the melody of a fond and
crushed spirit.' , ' ... ;
The tears strr-amed from her eys, and (here,
in the dark prison house, an abode of the most
wretched and depraved, the tones of her. voice
found their way into that man a heart, anc lie
; knelt in sorrow nnd in silence before his young
and injured wife, while hia heart found reli.f
in tears such oulv ns a man can weep.
Though the iion still bound his wrists, be
placed his hands with their heavy insignia of
degradation, confidingly and affectionately upon
the brow of his fair companion, and exclaimed,
'Knly, I will be a better mau." There upon
a ru.le seat, she had spread the- humble meal
which she had prepared with her own hand,
and after he had fir.ished, bidding him to be
j calm and resigned for her sake, with the as-
siir.mee that she would bring a friend to go on
his bond, nnd that she would return and take
j him home. Ami Khe left him a strong man,
with hishea' drooping upon his breast, a very
coward humiliated before the weak and ten
der beiiii', whose very presence had stilled the
angry passions of his soul. True to the
instincts of her 't.ve and promise, she did re
turn with one who went on his bond for hia
appearance next morning, nnd vith his hand
clasped in flint or his loving wire, she led him
away a penitent, and we trust, a better man.
There were those who lauglied, as that pale,
meek woman bore off'her erring husband, but
she heeded Ihem not, and her self sacrificing
herfrt knew or enred for nothing in its holy and
luavan-hnrn instincts, but lo preserve and
protect him whom she loved with all the devotion
of a wife and n woman. Ex..
A Scene from Real Life—Woman's Love. "He's Nothing but a Farmer."
Said a little Miss a few evenings since, in a
ball-room, ns she scomfiiliy curkrd her pretty
lip, on being introduced to a fme, generoua,
pen -hearted youn fellow, whose broad and
expancive forehead was the- symbol of his
brond acres. "He's nothing but a farmer."
And wh i w s she that looked thus disdainfully
nn one of God's noblemen? she Was the
daughter or a broken merchant, whose fortune
had been mined by the exffcavagenre of a wife,
and a proud daughter. Though her father's
heait had been by misfortune and he paid the
penally of txtravagence by incarceration in
the home prepared for criminals his daughter
had not yet learnt the- difference between
pride nnd worth, extravganceand wealth. The
noblenmn who eat the bread of industry, and
looked every man in the face, with an inde
pendence which said "1 owe you nothing,"
was in her estimation only "a farmer!"
Did those upstart fools, who are character
ize! as codfish aristocracy having more smell
than substance ever reed, even I heir bibles,
I hey would find thnt God himself hasselected
his prophets, and kings from among farmers.
Noah wns a husbandman, nnd planted a vine
vnrd Abraham was rich iu cattle, and Lot
had flocks nnd herds insomuch that there
was pasture enough for both, an I they divided
the c iiinlry, Lot selecting the plains ol Jor
dan, and Abraham taking tbe hilly country of
Jacob was a great caltl grower, as he pre
sented F.au with fivo hundred head of "cattle.
Moses was a wool-grower and Gideon was
taken from his threshing-floor Saul was a
he.-iisin.iii, even while he was king. David
was a ilieperd, and was taken from that occu
pation to be king, nnd the nuctster ncording
t the flesh of the Messiah Ur.ziah was a
cattle-grower, Klii hit was plowing with twelve
yoke of oxen (pi.iba.bly breaking up prairies,
or I'.trningsodsoil) Elijah cast his mantle on
Ii4m, a prophet.
And yet, t lough God had honored the hus
bandmanselected his kings and prophet
fiom among the farmers, and even carried on
agriculture on a small scale, (having "pjan
led a garibm eastward of Eden" ) Ihe' fry,
codfish nristooraov, turn up their noses, that ia
never wiped with "a paid for handkerchief'
and cry out "Oh, he is nothing but a farmer!"
A jollier boasted to Julius Coe-sar of the
many worm's he had received in his faee.
Cresar knowing him lo be a coward, said to
him : "The next time you run away, you had
better care how you look behind you."
i.iouey deposited payable on demand,' with six
per rent, intoiest.
Cincinnati, Feb. 19, 1854.
BEG GS & SMITH,
A gentleman meeting one of his friends who
was insolvent, expressed great concern forem
his barrassment. 'You arc mistaken, my dear
sr.'wns the reply, 1I is not I, 'lis my creditors
who are einburrasscd." Appropriate to the
"Is thnt the second bell ?" inquired a gei)..
tleman of a sable porter at a country boarding
house, the other day. "No, sat !" exclaimed
Ihe darkey, "u.-.t am dc sicor.' ringm' of-de
rust bell we has bul one bell in uts house. "
'iri'Don't despair. If you slip down," Just
get up. A stout heart iS as sure to weather
the gale, as a pretty girl is to bring down the
man f her choice. , ,
Ij'rThemdlc is-the lallol-box for 'a womsn
iu which she should depusile her voter. -but
not volci. Thin wjll- make a Warwick of
evtrv mother of 'em.'
tJ?-When yoii' lienr thol a young lady has
coinmietvd miicide you can conclude that ah
wasn't tbe.pricttiest girl in the world. I.reityv
feet are if.it Usually in a hurry to kick the
bur.fcpt..' 1 - I ' '- . '
ILTAOlasgow' paper, iliiscribiiig Mr. Oough'a
leeture to the fair aex of thai ciiy, mcIbidis,
wiih enthusiasm. " Three thousand ladies !
hanging on Jlie lips iof one man J'.'
Kj-Waitled .to.lnowl What, language the
lady usea wife liaa "spe-kinR eycs?'-, -.
j-yl'f inqhogany wood will make a ntce.lacla
hmi whl will make one fall? ' '