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Poetical. MY WIFE.
Written while recovering severe sickness.
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I beard bar, oh, bow cautiously, .
. U Open mjr bed-room door!
I beard her step aa noiselessly .
'-' . To my eouch across tlie floor; , , ,'
' I felt ber bands my temple pre,'. "'.
Her lips just touching miue,
" And lo iny anguish and distress ,'
' ' 'Twere sinful ro repine.
' 0ur pilgrimage Is nearly through j :
We're paed life's mountiin brow-
- thoiiout t loved her yeaia ago
' v 1 asow I love her now
'1 4Ier face waa hovering over mine,
''" Her warm teara on my cheek: '
' cr whispered prayer of thought divine
Row ferverently, but meek;
Iter bosom rested on my arm, '
I felt its troublous throe; .
r I knew the cause of its alarm.
I knew lt source of woe ;
-And then the blood my system through
v . ,f ' Came pressinp on my brow
1 THooaur I lored her yeara ago
. .,, I know I lore ber now.
' ' Thus watched that tired and patient one
Br nifrht aa well day.'
In sadnew and almost alone, --
Till weeks had pained away ;.
Bereft of Bleep deprived of rest
-'-. - Oppressed -boruc down with care
' Till, Oh! her labors hare baen blest ;
. For Ood. has huard her prayer;
Her cheek assume its wonted glow,
. And placid la her brow .
" ' 1 thought I loved her years ago
" . 1 mow I loro her now. ,
"SHE HAS OUTLIVED HER USEFULNESS."
NoilonR airce, jood looV.ing man, in mid
tile life, came to our door asking for "the min
ister." When informed that lie was out of
town, he teemed diso'ppulnled and anxious.
On beiiiK questioned as to his business, be re
ailied: '1 have lost my mother, and as this
place ued 10 be her home, and my fa liter lies
line, w..,v HI MW. ..w- .......
Out heart lose in sympathy, and We said
You have met wilb eteat Joss.
Well yea.' replied the atr lie man, With
' hesitancy, 'a mollier is a great los inrenernl
'tiutour mother has outlived her useiulness
ulie was in her second childhood, and. her "mind
waa grown t weak as her body, so that she
waa no comfort to herself, and was a burden
to iverv body. There were aeven of its sons
and daughters; and as we could not find any
,. Lady who was willine to board ber, we aiireei
to keen her Brrroni: us a year about.' '"But I've
had more than my share of her, for she was too
.feeble hi be moved when my time was out, and
that waa more than three mom lis before her
'death. Hut then she was a good mother in her
day, and toiled very hard to bring us all up.'
Without looking at the faeeDf the heartless
'man, we directed him to thehou.-e of a neigh
Wing pastor, and mtnrned lo our nursery.
' We gazed on I lie merry little face which smil
ed or grew rid in imitaiionof ours those lil'le
ones lo whose ear no word in out 'language is
half Sus'-veel ts ' vlollttrr;' and we wondered if
that day could ever come when thi-y would
say of us, 'She has outlived her usefulness
he i no comfort to herself .and a burden to
' every-body ele!' and we hoped that -before
audi a day would dawn, we might he taken to
our res'.. God forbid we ahould oulltve the
love of our children! Rather let us die white
'our hearts are a part of their own. that our
' grave may be waiered.wiih their tears, and our
- love linked wiih their nope 01 neaven.
. When the bell tolled Tor the mother's burial,
- We went to theaanctaary to pay our Only token
of respect to the aged si ranger; for we felt that
we could give her memory a tear, eten though
-iter own children bad none otheu..
'She waa a rood mother In her day, and toil
d bard to bring usall up she was no comfort
to herself, and a buruen to everyoouy eiser
These cruel, heartless Words rang in oar ears
as we saw the coffin borne up the aisle. The
bell tolled lone and loud, until its iron tongue
,ad chronicled the yeara of the toil-worn
mother." Oitetwo three four 8ve. Hiw
- clearly and almost merrily each atroke told of
' her once peaceful alum1 er in her mother's bo-
Bom, and ol tier aeat at nigm-iaii on ner weary
father's knees. Bixaeven-r-eiijht nine ten
', tang out the tale of her spuria upon the green
award, in the meady, and by the biook.
Eleven twelve tbir.een fourteen fifteen
i apoke more gravely of school days, and lutte
.- household joya ana caree. rjuveeo-sevenieeii
, 'eighteen, sounded out the enraptured visions
of maiden hood, and the dream of ear'y love.
Nineteen, brought before us the happy bride.
Twenty apoke of the young mother whose
' heart waa full lo burating with the new strong
Jove which (Sod had awakened in ber bosom.
And then slroke after stroke told of her early
t woman hoodi of the love and cares, and hopes,
and fears, and toils through which she passed
during those long years, till fifty rang out barsh
- and loud. - From that lo sixty each atroke told
of the warm-bearied mother and grand -mother,
. living over again bet own joya and sorrows in
' those of her children and children's children
4 Every family of all the group wanted grand
mother then, anil the only strife wne who
ahould secure tne prize; but, hark! the bell
,tolla on! -Seventy seventy-one two Ihree
. four She begins to grow feeble, requires
acme car, is tot always perfectly patient or
jSalutkdj she goes from one child's house to
. - another, so that no one place seems like home.
She murmurs in plaintive tones, and after all
ber toil and wearinesf , it is hard ulie cannot be
allowed a borne to die in; that she must be
sent, rather than invited, from house to house.
, . Eighty eigbty-one-two three-4- four ah,
abe hi now a second child, now 'she has out
'. lived ber usefulness, abe baa norctased to be
a comfort to herself or anybody else;" that is,
' ahe has ceased tone profitable to her earlh-crit
j-'(ine and money graaping children Now
; ; -''woods out, reverberating through our lovely
' forest, and echoing back from our liill of the
tkad.' Eighty-nine! there abe lie now in the
; coffin, cold and still, she makes no trouble
. now, demands bo love, no soft words, no len
der office. . A look of paf ent endurance, we
' fancied (14 an expression of grief for unre
.quitted love, tat on ber mvble features. Her
, children were there,. clad in weed ,of woe,
; and in irony we remembered the strong mon'a
' tiworda, 'She was a good mother In ber day'
When the bell ceased toiling, the strange
. minister rota in the pulpit. . Hit form was very
, ereot.and hia voice strong, but bis hair waasil-
(very white. He read several passagea of acrip
' Vture expreisire of God's compassion to feeble
nisn, and especially of hi tenderness when
triey hairs are on bin), and msitrenctn lanetn
. He then made some touching remarks on hu.
BY L. Q. GOULD.
'Fearless and Free"
$l,50per Annum In Advance.
EATON, TREBLE COUNTY. O.MAY 29, 1856.
Vol. 12. No. 49.
man ftality, and ol dependence on God.uwing
alt present to make Iheir peace with their Mas
ter while in heol'h, that they might claim hia
prom'.sca when heart and flesh ahould fail them
Then,' he said 'the eternal God 'hall be thy
efuge.and beneath thee anal! be the everlast
ins arms.' Lesnine. over the desk, and gazing
inien:iy on the eoraneu ioim oemre uim, no
then said reverently, 'Uom a child I have hon
ored lb'- aged; but never till gTey haira cov
ered my own head.did 1 know truly how much
!o e and sympathy in is ciass nave a to
lernand of their fellow creatures. Now I feel
It. pur mother,' ne aaueu, mosi lenneny,
ho now lies in death before us, was a stran-
Iter to me, as are all these her descendants.
All I know ol her is what her son has told me
to-day; that ahe was brought tu this town from
sfar, sixty-nine years ago, a nappy onue, uiui
here aim has passed most of her life; toiling as
only mothers ever have atrength to toil, until
she has reared a inrne lamny oi nuns aim
l.iiphtfrs: that sha left her home, here, clad
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in the weens oi iuonoou, uv.cn
her children; and that till health and vigor leit
her, ahe lived fur you, ner uencenoanis. i ou
who together, have shared her love and care,
know how well vou have requitted her.
God forbid thai conscience should accuse any
of you of ingratitude or murmuring on acoount
of thecareshe naa oeenio you oi wic. um
vou en back lo your Iiomes, be carelul oi your
own children, for the fruit of your own dome
vou will surely leap from them when you your
seU'M :otleron the brink of the crave. I en
treat von as a friend, as one who has himseii
nt-reil thi. evenine of life, that you may nev
r snv. in he presence or your lamiues nor ui
heaven. 'Our mollier has outlived ner useiui-
ness- she was a burden to us.' Never-never;
it mnthpr cannot live so lone as that! Tto
when she can no longer labor lor her children
nor yet care for herself.she can full like p'e
' . . .l : I -...1 nnll rrll.
emus weight on iiieii oosoms, am. ..n mi.u
by her helplessness all the noble generous
feelings of iheir natures.'
Adi.-ii. then, nootloil worn mother; there
are no more sleepless nights, no more days of
pain for thee. Undying vigor onu evermsiing
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useiuliuas are pan oi itie iiiiieiimuce oi mc
redeemed, teelile as tnou wen ou earin,
ihnu wilt be nn bunlen on tne oosom or inn
nite love, but there ahull lliou find thy longed
for rest, rind receive elorioys sympathy from
Jesus and his ransomed told.' .
The Whole Business of Life.
The amiable and gifted Jane Taylor, Hie
lm.! tune she took un her pen it was on the
dav preceding her death she wrote as follows;
Oh. mvi'eat friends, if you knew what
thniK'hts 1 huve now, you would see as I do,
that the whole buniness of life is preparing for
death." n ..... .
How much lime is spent in preparing lo live?
How little in preparing to dief
Ohh ho had lived more than fifty years
said, as the hand cf death was upon him, "1
have all my days been getting reauy 10 live,
and now must die."
Would men but spent! as much lime in pre
paring to die, aa they spend preparing to live,
the physical agonies oi uenin wouiu nut si ne
queiilly be heightened by the agonies of de
"The whole uusiness oi me is io prepme ioi
leath." Thousands of death beds death
beds of rejoicing and deal h-beds of despair
have borne witness to tins trmn. i ne resuer
will bear witness to it perhaps at an early
In tiew of this truth, this very aaysnouiu
be snent in nrenatinetodie. Our chief atten
tion should this day be given to things whic
shall nrenare us for the Closineday of life. I
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the same way should an our coming uays ue
Such a course would not render me a nrenry
warte. Far from it. That man best enjoy
life who is best nrenared to leave it.
It Is a mournful thought, that in a ' 1 proba
bilily, some reader of these lines will nice
death without being prepared for its dread re
Wilh all its litHe ilia and evils, man krows
no haonine.is uniil he marncsi lettiim poa
sess a woman of sense and virtue, and of
whom he hin.self is worthy, end he will feel
a solid and permanent biy, of which he neve
was before sensible. For, as somebody says,
the happiness of marriage, like the interest of
money, arises iroma re.uiar lunu; wnne un
married libertines live upon the principle, anc
become bankrupt in character and lespecia
bilily. To he sure (and as the same authority
tells us,) uninterrupted happiness, no man ca
or ouclitlo expect. Life is no sinecure: fruits
do not spring spontaneously irom the earin
aa Uiey did in the irarden of Eden; nor doee
manna t'ron from the Clouds as it did in the
wilderness. But as a scheme of solid comfort
matrimony affords to well regulated minds a
ouble share of pleasure in prosperity, and a
solace and support in sorrow and adversity. ,
No mart who is not a fiddler can be fully
aware of the virtues that reside in a fiddle.
To the majority of mankind, the thing ia but
a vibratory machine of thin wood, furnished
with tightened airings fur Hie production oi
musical sounds; and the non fiddling portion
of lbs community are apt io entertain a dcro
ga'oiy notion both of riddles and fiddlers, as
though there were something ' nnaceordant
with the dienily of human nature in the pro
duciion of melody by shaking Kit elbow and
twiddlinf the fingers. Not that they by any
means obiect I J the result produced, or refuse
to listen to the harmonious combination of
sounda which horsehair and rosin elicit, or
refrain at all times from responding to the in
vitation of the music by tripping through the
mazes of the delightful dance but they would
not be seen to operate themselves; they could
not submit to be themselves the fiddlers. A
small section of society a dismal, dolorous
and drub-heaTled Community go alill further.
With them, the term -"to Play the fiddle"
and "lo play I he fool" are synonymous; the
notes ot a-nuuie-sutng. onn'i irreiigiousi? m
their ears, and they look upon fiddler as per-
sons in a highly equivocal, uut tossy danger
ous, position., v , i v ' .( (
irV'How do vou like the character of St.
Paul?' asked a parson of his landlady one day,
during a conversation about the old saints and
apostlea. "Ah, he was a good, clever old sou
1 know for be once said, you know we must
eat what is set before us,-and ask no que
tiors for conscience sake. I alwayi.thoughl
1 should Jika him for a boarder."
.UTA Wea'ern paper quote Mr.. Brancrofl
as having somew here written of Gen. Jackson
that "he never died; but when death cnme.the
old hero shoved him aside, and escaped ittto
glory." . - .-- -. v
ItTThe late Samuel Roger recipe for long
life w ''temperance, ibe balh.tbe nesh brush,
nddon'l fret." - ...
Most Laughable Incident.
A most laughable story ia told by an Enpligli
correspondent of the New York Times, of whal
occurred a abort timo since on one of the rail
ways running out of London. We thought we
were once witnesses and participants of a droll
adventure on one of the New York railroads,
when a lot of blood-thirsty Hungarian leeches
getting from a jar in which they were confined
put themselves promiscuously over the lower
limb of 'he passengers, and commenced feed
ing, to the great surprise and consternation of
all; but the English story is far more ludirous
and we intend-spinning it out a little in our
It seem that a four -passenger car on the
London railroad there were two travelers on
the occasion in question. One was a civil,
quiet, modest well-behaved gentleman, the
other, who sal opposite to him was a lady, 'fat
fair, and forty,' wtu was also of modest mein
and conduct. The train had hardly commen
ced moving when the lady suddenly jumped
and with a crimson flash on ber counlen-
"How dare you?"
"Dare what," said the gentlemen in aston
'Insult me in that manner,' continued the
lady, anil swelling with indignation.
" I am not aware that I have insulted you
n any way, form or manner,' retorted the gen
tleman, inuocence'and inquiry depicted in ev
ery linament of his countenance.
. "Well, don't touch me aeain," continued
the lady, "if you do 1 will call the guard.''
The gentleman sat marvelous but silent,
wondering what strange conceit hsd got into
is fellow travellers bend, when suddenly she
sprang up a second time, and in fresh burst
ol indication, broke out wah:
"1 wul not atand such impudence and in
ults. I am a married woman and your coil
net is unsuQerable."
"But my dent madam, what upon earth has
got into your head I whnldo you mean I"
'1 mean I will not De - iiir-ulted. You mis
lake my character, sir, if you think I will put
up with rucli impudence. You are an impu
dent good-for-nothing puppy, that iswhat yon
re and with flashing eys she resumed bet
The gentleman was still wondering at Hie
tranue conduct of the lady, totally uncon
scious that he had given her the least cause
of offence when suddenly the started up a third
time with the ejaculation
'Keep your hands oft. If my husband were
here he would pitch you out of the win
dow. I will have you arrested the moment
the cars atop. Keep your hands off, I say
"What hands ? what uo yon mean t you
talk like a crazy woman and I believe you
are insane, was the response of the bewilder
Let go my legs I" broke from the lady
jumping up again, and this lime in a periect
frenzy of passion.
l uo not know anything about ynurregs,
never touched them in my life, never w-nt to
touch them. You are crazy as Bedlam; you
are a candidate for the first lunatio asylum on
the road, 8nd 1 will have yon arrested Hie mo
ment the cars stop,' put iu the gentleman with
"I will have you arrested for taking sue
mipudent liberties will, me," responded th
lady, an equal amount of virtuous excitement
manifest in her countenance
In five minutes more the cars stopped, there
was a violent letting down of windows in th
car occupied by the two enraged passengers
and a bud duett of cries or shouts of "con
Jucior. guard, anybody.! this way," followed
from the two.
"What is the matter?" inqoired the anx
ious conductor, as he poked his head into the
car in haste.
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mis womnn is aa ciozy as o itwi -'" "
a March hare take her out!" said the gen
"And this man ha been pinching my legs
all Ihe wuy from London, '.he impudentscamp.'
retorted the lady, glaiiiig furiously In hia face.
A quiet amile came over the face of ihe con
ductor, as he remarked that he thought he
could explain the matter at issue. Andreach
ing his hand under the ladie seat he drew out
a live goose which he had placed Ihere a few
moment before the train started, not suppos
ing that the cor would be occupied. The legs
of Ihe aquatic animal had been tied all the
while, but he had been amusing himself by
pecking away at Ihe lower limbs of the lady.
W think that this may b called a new
phrase, if not a settle, of the vexed Goose
Most Laughable Incident. Pity.
A blossoms nd flowers are strewed upon
the earth by the hand of spring, as the kind
ness of summer produceih in perfection the
bounties of harvests, no Hie smiles ol pnysneu
blessing oft the children of mlslortntie
He wliQpilleth another, recoiiimendetn aim
self; bat he who is without passion deservelh
The butcher relenteth not at the Meeting of
Ihe In in b, neither is the heart of the cruel
moved with distress. "; " . "
But the tears of ihe compassionate are swee
ter than Ihe dew-drops falling from roses on
the boiom of spring.
' Shut not thine ear therefore against the
cries of the poor, neither harden thy heart
against the calamities ol innocence.
When the futherles call upon thee, when
the widow's heart is sunk and she iinploreth
thy assistance with tears of sorrow: , pity
her affliction, and ex lend thy hand to those
who have none to help them.
When thou seelh the naked wanderer of the
street, shivering with cola, and destitute of
habitation, let bounty open tlii e heait let the
wings of charity shelter them from, death, that
thine own soul may live.
' Whilst the poor man groaneth on the bed of
sickness, whilst ihe unfortunate languish in
the horrors of a dungeon, or the hoary head or
ee lifts up a feeble eye to thee fur pity: 0
how canst thou riot In superfluous enjoyments
regardless of their warns, unfeeling of Iheir
woe ! s , .
;. jT"Do you know the prisoner, M. Jone?"
"Yes io he bone.'; 'What is bis character!'
"Didn't know he . had any." Does he live
near yon t" ' "So near that he has only spent
five shillings for firewood in about eight years
"Did he tfver come into collision with you in
any. maiter l1''. "Onlyonce,,and that when he
was drunk, and mistook me for a lamp-post."
"From what you do kliowofhlm, would you
believe flinr under oalhJ" "That depends
onon circumstances. - if he waa o much in
toxicated thai he did hot know what he was
doing, I would: if not,-1 wouldn't.'?-.
'' Bai'u.uNT. A poelic young man, in writing
to his lady love, aays, "her facet lump of
aUbaster, lit up With pleasing thoughts."-
What an interesting light to write by. espeo
ially if she would allow you topunotuite with
kisses. Take away the sugar, Jim."
WE SHALL MEET NO MORE.
BY ANNA M. BATES.
We shall meet no more nn the sunny bill.
Where tho d:iiy blossom rro-,
We shall chase no more the laughing rill,
Or rove where fie strawberries glow.
Where the breeze sighs over the perfumed grass,
And the lark smrs up and sintrs,
I ahall turn the faded leaves of the past,
And muse o'er departed tbiugs.
We shall meet no rente in the green old dell.
That v trod with willing feet.
Where th delicate flowers, like pink sea-sell
w ere b.'iinimng with dew-drops sweet;
sf our r- a broken wrentli,
Tim t can never aim in be tied.
And tin parted spell, like morn's freali breath
To those nappy Hours auiea.
We shall meet no more is a wild, strange word,
From these 1ms of Dine to lull.
For once our souls, like happy birds,
But antwered each other's call.
Your spirit may kuow a happier lot,
1 ct remember me, implore,
And the pleasant, sunbeam haunted spots,
We loved in tne aayj oi yoro.
THE BRIDAL WINE CUP.
A THRILLING SKETCH.
Pledge with wine pledge with wine,"
cried the young and thoughtless Harvey Wood,
'pletge with wine," ran inroiigti tne crowo.
The beautiful bride grew pale the decisive
hour had come. She pressed her white hands
together, and the leave of ber briul wreath
tiembled on her pure brow; her breath came
quicker and btr heart beat wilder.
"Yea, Marion, lay aside your scruples tor
his once." aid the Judi;e, ina low tone, go-
ug toward hie daughtsr, "the company expect
tin not so sffnuuslv infringe uiion the rules
of '(lintiHitc! in vnurBwn home act us vuu
please, but in mine, lor Ihl OllCe, pit-ase me.
eye wi turned toward the bridiil
pair. Morion s principle were wen known.
Hunrv I, ml leen a cruiviviB lis I. out o laie Ms
frieiiils noticed the chance in his manners, the
ditfrrpnre in his hnbiis and to night thev
watched lo see, aa they sneering to id, if he
was tied lo a woman' oninion so soon.
Pininni n hr mm no- Leaker, ihev neid it
witli tPinniini. smiles toward Marion. She
was verv nalc . Ihouirh more Comtiosed. anil
h.r hn.ul .h,v nm. hi smilniir. back s he
tfrflcefullv ace. nied the crvstol lenine. and
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unveil t in her I in, nm scarcely nau aiie
done so, when every hand was arrested by her
niweniff f.ic.!i.intnn of "ho! hew terrible?"
"What IS III" "Cried one and all, thronging
together, fur she had i-lowly carried the glass
m rm' i.nvih. and was fixedlv reeardiiig it.
as though it were sonic hiJeous obiect
"Wait," she answered, while an inspired
light shone fmm her dark eves, "wait, and i
will tell you. 1 see," ahe added, slowly
pointing one jewelled finger at the sparkling
liquid "a sit; hi that beggars all description,
and yet listen 1 will paint it lor you if I can.
It is a lonely spot; tall mountains crowned
wilh vendure rise in awful sublimity around: a
river thus through and blight flowers grow
to the warer' iedge. There is a thick warm
mist, that the fun aeeka vainly to pierce.
Trees, lofty and beautiful, waVe to the airy
motion of the birds; but there a gniiH) of In
diet's gather: they flit lo and fro, with some
thing like sorrow upon their dark brow. And
a n.f-ir mid! lies a mat.lv formi but his dark
cheek, how deathly; his eyes wild wilh the fit-
ful fire of fever. One friend stand beside Dim
nav. 1 should say. kneels; for see, he is pit-
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owing that noor bead upon his breast.
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Kni,.ii in rnini-ni.! i hi. iiyn. ia v looR-1
ing brow, why should death mark it, and he so
young. 1.00 K how he throws Dacn me uamp
;.,ri u.,l.i har hi, thnl.
lim tlirwka for hfe- mark hoW he c Qtche at
the form of hi companion, imploring to be
saved.' Oh! hear him call pitiously hi falh-
m'. namn aeo him twine hia fingers together
a he shrieks for hissister his only sister--llre
twin of hi soul weeping for him in his Cis-
anl nn ivb and.
Mii" ii Tclaimpi1. wh In the
nartv shrank back, the uillasied wmo trem-
bling in their giasp, and. the Jud-e fell, over-
nn.,.l Hn,i hi. ni-s. hmamnare I f-
led U) heaven-he prays, how wildly, lor mer-
nv hnl fovair tn.hs lhrnniti his hrn:ns. The
friend beside him is weeping; awe stricken,
ii,,lark nwn mni-i- uilentiv awflv. and leave
the living and the dead dying together."
There wa a hash in that- princely parlor,
broken only by what seemed a smothered sob
irom some manly bosom. The bride stood yet
upiight, with quivering lip, and tear stealing
tu the outward edge of her lashes. Her beau
tiful arm had lost its extension, and the glass,
with its little troubled red waves enme slowly
toward the range of her vision. She spoke
agaiu: every lip was mute, tier voice was
low, faint, yet awfully distinct; sne cut tixeu
her sorrowful glance upon the wjne cup
"It i evening now; ihe great white moon is
coming un, and his beam lay gently on his
forehead. He moves not: his eyes are set in
Hieit socseis; mm are men piercing 6iauce. i
in vain his friends whisper the name of father
and s.Ster-death-andii.)nft hand, no gentle
yo.ee to bless and .oolhe hi. Hia bead s nk
l..b I nnu nnnUllLlt'A uhllilitaJrl hf IB llfflall l"
, . , , - i a. ; i if a I
UBCKl onecoiiYuiMncKiiuuue.ii ue iuui
Ajtroan .n miuugo n,c u,e
was ner uescrip.ion, ao uneaitniy nei iou, iu
1 .r Ik. I u,hol . ..PI IH
icu uc ....... ..w ....
seemed actually to have taken place then and
there. They noticed also that the bridegroom
hid his face in his hand and wag weeping.
"Dead!" she repeated again, her lips quiv
erina faster, and h?r voice more and more bro'
ken, "and there they scoop him a grave, and
there, without a shroud, they lay him down in
thul damp reeking earth. The only son of a
proud futher, the only idolited brother of a fond
And he sUeps today in that dislanl
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country, with no stone lo mark the 'spot.
There he lies my lather ton my own iwin
brotheil a victim to this deadly poison.
Falher,' she exclaimed, turnin suddenly,
while the tears rained down ber beautifu
cheek?, "father ahull 1 drink it no!"'
The form of the old Judge was convulsed
wun agony, us 1aiaeu uui in. ueu ... -
smothered voice he faltered "No, no, my
child, in God's name, no."
She lified the glittfeing goblet, and leiunt,
it suddenly fall to the floor, it waa dashed in a
thousand piece. Many tearful eye watched
her movemeni, and instantaneously every
wine-glac wa traniferred to the nirble table
on whicn it naa oeen .piepareu,,, men, a,
sue louaeuut inn iivgiiiciua u wifs.ai) "'"-Ifncr"
turned to the company saying, "let no friend
heteafler, who love me, tempt me to per rimy
soul for wine. Not firmer are the everlasting
iiiiib man uij ivsuivc, ui nBiniip init iw
lo touch or taste thai terrible poison.- Aim ne
to whom I have given my hand who watched
over my broiher a Jying form, in that Hst sol
emu hour, and buried the dear wanderer there
1 by the river in that land of gold, will, I
sustain m in that resolve. Will you not, my
His glistening eyra, his sad, sweet smile
wns her answer. The Judge left the room
and when, an hour Alter be returned, and wt n
a more subdued manner, took part in the en
tertainment of the bridal guests, no one could
fail to see that be, too, had determined to ban
ish the enemy at once and forever from hi
Those who were present at that wedding
can never forget the impression o solemnly
made. Many from that hour foreswore tht ao
Boston Olive Branch.
This name, aignifvine Laughing Waler, is
given bv the Dacotah Indian to a beautiful
water-fall between fort bnelling and bt. An
thonv's Falls, in Minnesota Territory. It
a favorite custom with the citizens ot bt,
Paul, the flourishing capital ofMinnessota.and
of strangers visiting that locality, to drive to
Fort Sue I Imp. and from thence to bt. Antho
oy's Fall, taking Minne ha-ha in their way
and to return home by a shoiter and more direct
Fort snelling is situated upon a bluff al th
point where the Minnessota river empties into
the Mississippi, aboutseven miles distant from
St. Paul. Having Ctossed the Mississippi in
a ferry boat and wound around the base of the
blurt, ascend to the plateau, on whicli
stands the fort. Here you see stretching oui
before you an extensive prarie, with some roll
ing grounu lying on ine ngiu nonu.iuwuni mc
upper Mississippi. In the course of a pleajanl
drive across the prairie, the excursionist comes
suddenly upon a stream, about three roda wide
which glide quietlv but rather swiftly along,
the banks tf which are skirted by a few bushes
ami Bmau trees,
The stranger would proceed on this route and
cross the stream without suspecting theprox
t. imity of Ibe falls of Minne ha-ha, but those
acquainted with the locality seek a point below
'ne crossing, lie up uicit ivaura io one ui mc
small trees, and after a walk of a few tods into
;ue sparse iimuer, nnu iiieuiseives upon me
uanKS o: a ueen ravine, inio which me iriinu-
ture river enters by a downright plunge of
Df y feet, and then runs away in a quiet ma-
ner, as if stunned by the tall irom ine prairies
above. Clambering down the bank by the aid
lo nro ecnng roots anu sntuus, you aniraatiu
the fall of the Lsughtng V aler.which whitensl
-. , , , .1 i I
inio loarnas ineyuesceiiu, anu urive upo ciuuu
ofsoiaV from the npol below, 'l he waler is
pouied over a shelf of. rock in semi circular
t. . i :i f..i.: i i... -
norm, as regiiianv sitaueu us n lusnioncu ur
Yankee mechanic, and under this ahelf visi-
tors pass behind the fall around to the opposite
Side, ury anou. a neater water inn man fiif
could not be whittled out with the jack-knife,
and this is the Minne-ha-ha Laughing Water!
after which Mr. Longfellow has tiauied the
interesting Squaw described in his story ol
Neal, the author of the Charcoal Sketches,
thus admirably takes off that class of people
who are never so happy as when they are ma
king themselves miteruble:
"How are you, Trepid? Ho v do you feel
to-day, Mr. Trcpulr
'A great deal worse than I was, tliauk'ee;
most dead, I'm obliged to you; I'm always
worse than I was. and I don't think I was
ever any better. I'm very sure anyhow, I'm
not going to be anv betler: and for the future
you may always know I'm worse without ask-
I lug any questions, lor the questions mane me
worse if nothing else docs."
I . .... . n. 1 i . .1 ii !iL III
I "v nv, i renin, uai s tne maiter un your
I . . .... . , .-.i I ...
rviHiiiptir. i ten vnu. in narucuiar. out
I great deal is I he matter with me hi general;
anu inai ine uanger; oecause wo uon i nnu-
I what itia. Thal'a what kills neonle when thev
can't tell what it is: thai what Ktlline me.
My great-grand-father died of itv and so will
The doctors don't know; they can't tell; they
sav I'm well enough when I'm bad enough.
ad so there's no help. I'm going off some
these days right after my grandiaiher; dying
..- i.... r .1:
no; ling tn naiticuiar, uui in evetyiiiiiiK
bridalUeneral. That's what finishes our fc ks."
. " : ....
fjTTAn elderly maiden of strong abolition
.. .... .l..l... . ...... i.
proclivities, can on ine oremrer. tmrougnine
Meriden Trantcript.) "to awake," and asks,
' Shall libet tv'a birtbriirlit. bequeathed bv our
For cotton and Uuion be recklessly soldi"
ft is Certainly a question "that comt borne
to the bosom of many."
(ETA poet say .
Ob, abe was fair,
But sorrow came and left his traces there.
What became of the balance of the harness
he don't sin e.
A Gallant Fight.
The Democrals of Illinois are preparing
fight a gallant battle. The nomination of W.
A. Kicharlson for Uovernor, betokens the spirit
with which they enter the contest. He was
the Chairman of the Committee on Territories
f .. . , , p., -,,:.. ,n,i
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Nebrask. bi, lnrough ,tM 00(1y.
. fc f J
will be recollected, engineered the ABi.sns-
II is nnmi-
1 1. j. anaacii A
IIUIIUII will nctjl' 1119 IdSUC Ui IHU UltnotllV U
.. . f n,n,B Wa lrils.
evertwbere. the bull will be taken as fearle.'s-
. . ,. , . . .
" ""- -I
,l.mr.l. .A. iM n in III Knar.
getic, earnest support of the doctrine ol
right ol all people to sell government. J nose
who are not for the doctrine, and lor us en
forcement, are against it, and against
The democracy cf Michigan Will be tnund
noi less oom man tne democracy oi iinuois.
liri .U-..I-I -t.-ll 1.- ....... II. ..- u. lit l.o
. ncii me .luiuiraiinu uC .mi nicic - ..j
'..n.,! i . !..!,... .m. ik li.u .. ih
printes's divil said when be looked into an
ink keg, -
.TC.i.i ipiiv T.ii.-rn rtnv ftnTl ml iltlf.
Lni)l,.en were lelling their father what they
ot st school.
The eldest pot grammar, geography, irith-
metiR, ect. t he nest got reading, spelling
and definitions. . .
And what doyotl get, m Itltle o1dierf a:d
Ihe father, to a rosy-cheeked little fellow who
ii.. mt that mniH.nl ili.nllv Hrivtntf a ln.ni.n
j, j)to , door D,nnti. . .
Me, 0,,i gel, readin', spellln', and ipank
" . ,. . , . . ,
ryfMAy, has that surly fellow nlejred Stt
,he n0W fmm the pavement I" .. .
nil) h , j, fjf w,;,h tiaCritv,Biddy t1
' No, ur, witl a shovel."
Whv are teeth like verb T
ttuV(Ufy ar( regular, irregular and defective.
publishedevery Tburfday anomiii in'l old
UouicHall,MOond aloryof tbebrick build
ngweitofC. Voaud) & C'siie, M'U
Street, Eaton,Ohio,at thefollowiflgrale :
$2uo 'f 001 P'1 within the yer,ud
$2:50fletthe yrbi ckpirtd. .
tTThese rates willberlghlly enforct-t).
Nopoptr liscontlnueH until allarrearagtta re
paid uu less aliheoptixjn of the putlither,
HjNo communication inserted, tiniest 80
companied b) a responsible name.
Political Sentiment of the North—Governors
I candidate on the Slate ticket by an average
i majority oi inter iiiuusuiio,uiiu "icy ujsu cien
Every led a decided majority in the popular branch of
i uwwk io meat causes anu his peisnniii un
popularity Bnrstow was beaten by Bashford
but the result on the rest ol the btate ticKetin
idicates wheie the blale will be louna at u e
ensuing Presidential election. She can be re-
i iieu on asceriainir Democratic
"Governor Minor," ol Connecticut, at the
I . i .-. . , ... . i.
recent eitcuun, ins ucji ueiun: mc iicu-
n e by Ingham (Democrat) some six or seven
I thousand vole.vnixl though chosen by the Leg
I : i . i i- .i f.. .i.-.l . t .n a
mature ueuauie luxnaw iuiicu a nlwihi
over all, it was against expressed popular sen-
ine inie spntig elections n nutinj
j a large Democratic majority, ant! there is no
doubt when the time rolls around this fart
The Black-Republicau press are generally
copying an article which originally appeared,
we believe, in the Albany L vetting Journal
trying to prove that public ientiment in the
Free Stales incline toward Black Republi
canism, because most of the Governors are of
that stripe in politics The Jtumai says:
"Governor Metcxlf, of New Hampshire
Governor Royee, of Vermont, Governor Gard
iner, of Massachusetts: Governor llnppins, of
Khodc Island ; Governor Minor of Connecti
cut; Governor Clark, of New York; Govarnot
Pollock, of Pennsylvania; Governor Chase, of
Ohio; Governor binghaui, of Michigan; Gov
ernor Grimes, of lows; and Governor Bash
ford, of Wisconsin, are all Anti-Adfflinistra'ion
men all owe ther erection to the Free Soil
sentiment of their respective States, and all
occupy seat that a short time ago were held
by Pierce and Douglas Democrats. The rule
thus brokeu wi'l never be ac'aiu inaugurated
in the North."
Of the above Governors several are now
holding their offices in defiance of the last ex
pressed will of the people of Iheir Slates. It
:s:true Governor Pollock was elected in Penn
sylvania in 1854, not so much on account of
his Fieesoil proclivities as of hi Kuow Noth
ing tendencies, but in 1855, at a general
election, the people of Pennsylvania ritrrttd
their decision of the year before by electing a
"Nebraska Democrat" Canal Coinmisioners by
eleven thousand majotity over bis Black Re
publican opponent, nd choosing a Leg is la lure
which elecin! to the Senate of the United State
a staunch Nebraska Democrat Ex-Governor
On account of this last expression of Penn
sylvania at the ballot box, we take her out of
the Black Republican column and put hcrwi'.n
the Democratic States, where she belongs.
In W isconsin at the last general election in
1855, the Democrats carried eight of the nine
that Bingham will be superceded by a Demo-
crat, and tnat Presidential electors win ue
I the same party.
I Governor Clark, or New Yoik, run In not
on, account of the strength of the B ack-Ite-
publicans, but solely because the Democrat
were divided between Seymoermit! Brownson.
The Juurnal'i parly is largely in the minority
in the bmptre btate.
There has been no election hUd in Iowa
since 1$54, but the best informed politicians)
do not hesitate to put her down in the Demcr-
cratic column. The Black Republican ascen-
dancy there is a mere accident nol likely lo
Garuinerof Massachusetts, waa elected over
his I lack Republican competitor, and hold
his office owing to his Know iNolhiiigism latn-
er man to r reeson acniimeni.
In New Hampshire, last Marcn, Wells: a
M.I L . n . . 1 . 1 . .. m.n.
neurrsna ueuiuciii, kii auum "i
. I Tf. IT...... RTaiL. 1J I I. U u
a i vu-.cs us uicicau, nnv. i.uuiitik u-nm ,.r
puoncan, so inai we can ciaim tne btaie it-r
i our i rauciu i mu wnu uw-n juovi
a our onnonent.
l I ni : l lOtl I ri'l L.
in uino. uetweeti loot anu toao, uic ueui-
1. ocrals gained some fony or fifty thousand vole
anu the reacnon.is simi going on iremenaousiv.
I On the Presidential -quesiiou we believe i be
of chances decidedly are that she will go Demo
oi era uc.
I t .. t .1 - iti:.,n:K iirn:n-. Van. T.
iu iii'ii.nia, inliui.-, .u.mic anu ..inn...
sey, whicn nave Democratic Governors, tne
1 ial ertcrons snow raem nn ro ue auongiy
Democratic ami opposed to Black Republican
Up m a review of the whole ground it will
be seen that the Democratic cause in the
North, which suffered a temporary eclipse in
1854, has been since rapidly gaining the ascen-
dancy, and will so n be once more inaugura
ted iu power. The rphemeral Abolition ex
citement i dying out and fading away, and alt
the arts oi politicians cannot prolong it. we
make the prediction that more than one-half,
if not two-thirds, of the electoral vote of the
Free States will be cast for the Democratic
A Hard Bargain.
Good old Father S ho, whilom, did
expatiate upon the love and kindnesa of the
Christian creed, as ne understood n, to the
"north enders," and who had harnessed more
people into the traces of matrimony than any
two other man in our midst, many years aince
;, ""' " -" ' . -'"V
coul"e ca" one W"aS g Jomed;
As soon as the ceremony was performed, the
parson bionght out glass of wine it was the
custom in those days which the parly partook
of wilh guilt: I he happy bridegroom then
pulled out a half dollar, which he gave the
parson, telling him it was all be bad, and hoped
rt would be satisfactory.
"All right," returned the good man, bowing
his customers out; but ere they had reached
the outer portal, plump! went the bride, flat
upon the floor, in a fainting fit.
Wall U here arn't a fix anyhow, by hooky.'"
.T.i.:mj k- .rr.i.ki.rf .n.i ..inniih.,l Inrtl
-nj ,..., r ,h. r.n.n inmn f i.nmaniiv,
n I . ... ..... ... , . ,
iiwhat'it thunder' to be now, patsoul"
"Get a carriage and carry her off as noon a
possible," replied the preacher of Universal
saivaiiou, peacu on earin, aim goou win io
perchance, thai it would lie well for gome
(people lo remain in single blessednes. Be'
I ran xoar.
mankind in general.
"But I han't got any more money," Mspea
the poor husband.
"Take that, then," rep lieu the tiVerend
father, handing back to the poor fellow ihe
same coin that he had just received for his jobi
"take that, anil go you lorlh with for carriage,
and I will see to yon? wife till vou return."
The new husband stnrieil, and soon returned
itb a coach into which the twain were
stowed, the lady having recovered somewhat
in the meanwhile;
"Smack went the whip round went the wheel,''
and away r tiled the happy pair over the noisy
pavement, reaving the good parson te reckon
up tne profits on his liymeninl jod, thinking,
ITThe Cincinnati Commercial say it ie
timated that there will be over fifty IhousanJ
latrsnger in Cincinnati during Ihe session of
the Rational Democratic Convention.