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P. B. CONN, PUBLISHER V. , sSss W ;,; . V .
. . . CORNER MARKET AND 4TH .- . : . : ' "' I ' v ' " ' ' ' ' : '
Z. RAGAN, Editor and Pr
From Gody's Magazine.
BY. MRS. M. A. DENISON.
" ' rART FII$T." ;
"Harry, I never before had to ask so
many times for a necessary article. I do
believe you !tre growing stingy. Come,
look in my face, let me see if there are
miser-lines on your cheoks. Do you know
I had an uncle once who was a miser ?
He was rich enough to buy all Philadel
phia, they say ; I never saw him, and I'm
sure none of his money ever came to me.
It all went to benevolent societies, queer,
wasn't it ? But I remember the descrip
tion a younger cousin used to give of him,
and she (said he had two deep, long lines
on cither cheek, running from the root of
thft nosa round to the chin. Sho told it
in. such .a ludicrous manner that it always
made me laugh, as it was a peculiarity, I
called them miser-lines. Let me look at
you ; no, your cheeks are smooth almost
as my own ; there never will be a miser
line there, I know. But hero are two,
faint, vcrv faint wrinkles on this open
brow. It looks ominous," continued the
gay, young wife, laughingly shaking her
head. "I wondor what it means : I think
you apply yourself too steadily to busi-
Youna Maitland hardly repliod to this
gay speech of his beautiful wife, but turn
ing listlessly from his paper, loaned his
head upon his band.
'Charles." cried Annie, lauchins a lit
tie. "that old undo, you know. Well,
Vrl and Charlcv. they've both cot some
thing to remember him by. Now don't
go to sleep while I tell you, fix your bright
evea ri"ht on mine and don't even wink.
They kucw as cveryooay eiso aiu, i eup
twwo. that uncle 'Siah was immensoly rich.'
"You know," put in Harry, smiling a
"There it is provoking that I cau t break
lnvsclf of that foolish thine; I can't think
when it becamo a habit ; but you know
She paused, blushed, and with slightly
petulant mauner that was quito becoming
in bnr. cried. "I will conquer it," and
' proceeded to tell her story, which, by-thc-
way, Harry iookcu ior quiw i.jipiu.uuuj
"Well, one day uncle biah came trom
Indiana to visit aunt Henry and the boys,
Fred and Charlcv, tried in every way to
please the old gentleman, partly on account
of his ago, but 'most partly,' as littlo sis
pays, on account of their pockets you
there, I didn't say it, did I ? , Undo 'Siah
seemed quite attracted by their quiet and
self-denying habits, and the attciiti ; ,-4he
rattle-brains showed him ; bo the day bc
foro ho was to return home, ho said to
them, 'boys, after dinner come in the li
brary ; I want to give you something as
you h&ve been such good little fellows
Biuce I have been hero.' You may just
imagine how red their cheeks grew, di
rectly, and what visions of splendor float-
cd Doiore mcir eyes. reu shvo uo
mombcrs that he looked confidently for
fifty dollars, though he modestly hinted to
Charley it might be only ten, and on tho
Btrength of their expectations, they both
got trusted at a neighboring toy-shop to
tho ainouut of a whole dollar."
"Not tho only ones," muttered Harry,
"who get trusted on the strength of their
,"No, but don't sigh so dolefully, dear.
Ono o'clock came, though tho boys declar
ed confidently it never would. : At two
dinner was on the table, at three, despatch
ed, and immediately after, Fred and Char
loy, with hair combed smoothly, and dress
ed in their holiday suits, crcpt into tho
Btudy with checks as red as peonies.
' Tb old man was there; Two very
Btaall parcdfB luid on the tablo at his side;
he beckoned them to be seated. 'Boys,'
he said, solomnly, 'I am about to mako
von a nrcsent of some money ; and I want
you to use it discreetly. You are young,
and do not yet know tho value of suoh a
commodity, but do as 1 did, save your
money: - What I giye to you now is tho
same amount I began life with, and by
f rudenco and energy 1 have become rich ;
hopo you may do tho samo. Bo honest,
boyB, be virtuous, cautious, and prudont ;
never run in debt for tho smallest article,
(the boys felt a little uucasy at that) be
patient, bo temporatp, and you oannot fail
to become rich. Now, boys, take these,
reeoive my blessings ; go."'
"And how much waa it, pray V askod
Harry, lifting up his head, and looking
qu.ite animated. "
"Whv.it was a penny a pieoe," re
tnmfld Anna, lauehinir. heartily. ' "And
Fred declares that tho old man thought
they were on their good behavior for the
sake of the dimes, so took that method to
rebuke them, for he says hd happoned to
limit back before he cot out of tne room
',in.!. 'Siah' was lausrhin! away to
u.kv- - CJ ' '
l,imiwlf.-.f Oh ! thov wore to angry. Char
.'hf wanted to go baftc and fling .tho mon
ey in hw face, but Fred" reminded him
Salccli!! onmaI, geWtV to.. raman $ ittats,: f iterator ftientf, anb
that any want of respect toward tho old
man would subject them to severe punish
ment, so he contented himself with toss
ing it into a neighboring field, while Fred
took an old axe and succeeded in chopping
his penny to pieces and leaving them m
the way. And only think of the dollar I
Many and many a pleasure they were
forced to deny themselves to liquidate that
debt;, but after all it proved a fortunate
thing, for you know Fred and Charley
have a great abhorrence to getting trusted,
or trusting either, I believe," added An
nie, lightly. "But, Harry," she exclaim
ed, noticing her husband was preparing to
go "that shawl I, you won t disappoint
me, love, only a hundred and fifty dollars,
and I do really need it. Come, no w, don' t
sigh so, or I shall really think the miser-
hncs are beginning to come.
"1 11 try," the young man strove to
speak lightly, but he could not, and ended
as usual with a hearty sigh.
FINDING THE JOURNAL.
"I wonder what makes Harry so glum?'
thought Annie, as she resumed her sew
ing; "I'm sure everything is delightful
here at home, and Harry seems to enjoy
my society as keenly as ever. Heigh-ho !
some perplexing business matter, 1 sup
pose. I'm glad I ain't a man, indeed I
am. How the poor fellow did sigh ! and
the day so beautiful, too; J can't work,"
sho added, nervously, throwing her em
broidery into a graceful work-basket that
tassclcd and corded about, sat at her side,
and she arose, sauntered through her bcau
tiful parlors and ouf into tho passage
There in the broad light of the sun loung
ed a rosy, checked cHambTjr-mald fast asleep.
"What a lazy creature !" thought An
nie, "really she doesn't have enough wprk
to keep her out of mischief, though to be
sure she can't do much mischief asleep,
but I wish she had more work to do
Passing the girl, Annie ran up stairs to
her dressing-room, and for awhile amused
herself by rearranging the beautiful dress
cs in her wardrobo. Then sho paused
half yawning before her mirror, languidly
rolled her ringlets, wished Harry could
stay all day with her, was sure she should
never weary of his company, wondered
when tho upholtcrcrs would como to meas
the rooms for new carpets, and tho
windows for new curtains ; hoped Harry
wouldn't forget that absolutely indispen
siblc shawl, and then began looking thro1
A small beautifully gilt annual such
she 'thought it--attraetcd her fanoy. She
romembercd now she had found it in tho
comer of the drawing-room launge, under
one of the velvet pillows the ovoning be
fore ; and bclicviug it to bo a book lout
her by a friend, sho had carried it to her
own room that it might not receive injury
Mechanically seating herself she opened
the puges and found a blank. Surprise
roused her energy j she placed tho book
on her knee and turned carefully to the
first page to find the owner's name. In a
wreath of daintily tinted flowers she read,
"Harry F. Maitland's journal."
"Why it's Harry's," Bhe exclaimed, in
surprise ; "I did not know ho kept a jour
nal," and turning the pages hurriedly, she
paused at a passage whore her own name
caught her attontion, and blushing, she
"20th. My beautiful Annie grows
every day dearer to my heart, and my only
grief ia that I cannot readily gratify hor
every wish. Foolish, nay, criminal man
that I was, that for fear of losing her, I
dared allow her to indulge the dream that
I was wealthy;: She, lovely, petted, rear
ed in affluence, little thinks of my daily,
nay, hourly struggles for her Bake, end I
dare not tell her. For she seems a being
so pure, bo unselfish, that were she as
somo women, to display an unreasonable
vanity, and taunt me beoause I eould not
minister to her wants, I should be of all
men the most miserable."
"22nd. I am living beyond my income.
To-day I am twoundred dollars in debt
for extravagance, and heaven Knows i need
every cent for business.. 1
i KVcBtcrday, bought Annio an opera
cloakTTrud although sho. looked so beauti
fully radiant, tot heart ached as I gazei
upon her. - Yet Annio has been acoustom
ed to such things, how can I dony hcrj
But for these fashionable follies we might
live well and owe nothing ; but I do not
blame her for one moment ' It ia my own
fault. ' lam justly punished for my pre
sumption in wooing hcr. Hor fethur. t, I
would sooner die than go to him for aid."
"24th. I am getting deeply involved,
I fear. Have borrowed five hundred of
my cousin, must return it in three months.
A bad beginning. And Annie must have
her shawl ; if I told her all, perhaps she
would be contented with those she has al
ready j but I cannot gather tho courage.
When I think of it, in her presence, I am
a very coward. I must borrow still more
and trust to fortune. How guilty and
how cowardly I seem to myself! Oh!
Annie, I wish I was more worthy of you,
sweet wife for your sake would I bad a
mine of gold!"
For a moment Annie closed tho book.
Tears filled her eyes, and her good, gener
ous heart ached for her erring husband.
"He shall see," she murmured, rising as
she spoke, "that I am no vain, selfish crea-
Instantly throwing on her graceful bon
net and a shawl, that, though not quite
fashionable, was still very elegant, she set
forward to the splendid store of M. Gerry,
the popular upholsterer."
"I am very .sorry," exclaimed tho po
lite clerk, before Annie had a chance to
speak, "that I could not send my men to
day, but a counter order "
"It is no matter,'' replied Annie, "I
called to say that you need not take the
trouble, and if tho damask is not cut- "
"It shall bo directly ; you wished or
ange and green, I believe."
.."I hayej:han29.d my mind," replied
Annie, assuming a careless manner, "I
do not want the damask or the tapestry !
carpeting yet, when I do I can give you a
"Certainly, certainly, madam, just as
you please," and the gentlemanly clerk
bowed her out.
Annie's next move was toward her fath
er's house, in a beautiful avenue, yet green
and blooming, though tho leaves were
turning sere upon tho trees.
Her mother sat alone employed in writing-
"Why! how fortunate 1' she cried, "I
was just about to send you a note, begging
you to loan ine your set of agato for to
"What will you give mo for it, mother?'
said Annie, laughingly.
"Give you?. why! would you sell it?
You must need money. Doesn't your hus
band provide you "
"With everything I wish, mother j but
I want to give a great surprise, and and
in fact it's to be a secret, so I'm perfectly
willing to sell my beautiful agates j come,
what'll you give me? Buy thorn, now
I'm in the mood ; you know if I need such
things I can get plenty inoro."
"Well there are fivo hundred dollars
at my disposal the set is fully worth a
thousand, I suppose ; at least I know that
is what your uncle gave for it but ho t
dead, poor man, I'll givo you fivo hun
dred now, and two at somo future timo,
gay in a month."
Annio's cheeks flushed with pleasure,
and she left her father's houso with the
bank-notes tightly folded up and deposited
in the end of her purse.' 1
Harry canio homo later than usual, and
hia wife pretended not to see as he went
straight to the loungo and lifted tho pil
low, looking carefully about.
"I suppose the men came hero to meas
ure the floors," said Harry, buttering his
muffin with an air of abstraction that scorn
ed totally foreign to appetite. ;
' "No," said Annio, sipping her tea, and
trying her best to seem perfoctly uncon
cerned, "I was looking at the carpets to
day, and they do seem entirely t jo good to
rip up and send to' auction. ' And then
the curtains ; I've really got attaohed to
them, I'm sure Gerry hasn't so pretty a
pattern in his store; bo as a fit of econo
my, or perversity, or call it what you will,
came over mo, I determined to go over to
Gerry's and tell him I had changod my
mind." -" " i '- - '
"You did !'' exolaimed Harry,' looking
up so bright and animated, that1 Annie
felt doubly repaid for her saonficd. v And
it was astonishing how suddenly the poor
fellow revived ! how quickly the muffins
disappeared I - Annie laughed quietly to
hcrielf I indeed she enjoyed it thoroughly.
OHIO; Wi)NESDAY;iSEEIiU2, 1855i; ;
"You shall have the shawl to-morrow,'
he said, in the course of the evening.
"Thank you for nothing,' she replied,
laughing, "I'm not going to be burdened
with a shawl. The fringe is always catch
ing in something, and my shoulders don't
droop enough to carry one gracefully. I
found that out to-day, all of a sudden.
You know that beautiful satin you bought
me last fall for a dress, well, I'm just go
ing to have it made into a stylish cloak, it
won't cost one-eighth the sura, and look
much moro beautiful and becoming.
Harry drew a long sigh, but it was a
sigh of relief, and his wife knew it. Nev
er seemed an evening to fly so rapidly.
Harry was himself again, danced to his
wife's music, chatted gaily as was his wont
of old, and retired a happy, light-hearted
man. He found his journal oddly enough
in ono of hit coat pockets that same night.
Tho next day at clinncr Annie said,
"Don't you think, Harry, Mrs. Lynch has
been here to get us to go to the new church.
Several families have gone with a perfect
ly good understanding existing between
them and our pastor. Now I've been
thinking our church is so dreadfully crowd
ed, and we both admire Mr. Elder, the
new preacher so much,' hadn't we better
go there ? Besides there will be a differ
ence of nearly forty dollars pew rent in a
narrv looked keenly at his wife, and
she innocently returned the glance, so al
though he wondered at the spirit of cal
culation that' had como ovtrhla little wife,
he never even dreamed of the cause
"I'll go there certainly, my dear,' he
replied. "It will encourago Mr. Elder,
and show that wo do not attend church to
indulgo in pride and ostentation, since it
is a very plain meeting-house, and I pre
sume the poorer pari of the congregation
will branch off; but do you think how far
it will be for you to walk in winter ?'
"Never mind that replied Annie.
Harry had begui steadily to retrieve
his ill-fortune, only the debt of five hun
dred dollars hung heavily upon his heart.
He calculated to be able justly to meet his
bills, the rent of hu expensive house and
store, 'and next year,' thought he, 'I'll
alone. How fortunate things have
turned out so in accordance with my means
and wishes. Annie is so thoughtful, hoav-
en bless her, I never gave her credit for
so much foresight. 1 She has saved me.
"What! move into that barbarous soo-
tion of tho city ! exclaimed Harry, tho
snnrotlv del silted. "You'll loso all our
"No, Harry, nono of our friends our
acquaintances, moro calling automatons,
may think it just ground of neglect, but
T nm fired enough of them already. Let
them go I have you.'
"Bless you was the reply, with a look
unutterable love, and again Annie felt
repaid for all her sweet sacrifices.
"I saw tho prettiest houso, to day, she
continued, 'not near bo large as this, but
large enough, tho dearest littlo houso, and
perfectly gcnteol, in thorough repair, and
twico as convenient. Besides, my chief
reason for wishing to take it is, that we
shall be so near the new churohj and you
know since I have had charge of a class
in the Sabbath school, the walk seems
"But What will your parents say ?'
"Nothing, .of course, since it is for my
convenience, you know they are neither of
"True 1 Annie, what a treasure I have
in you I To tell you the truth, these great
rooms do not look pleasant to me. They
aro unsocial unless filled with company
"And these elum stoves, added his
wife, : tapping one with : her pretty foot.
"thore is no cheerfulness about them. Now
many of tho roomB there, are furnished
with thoso dear, delightful,' old Franklin
stoves, in which one can enjoy the blaze
of a wood fire and there will be such
lessening of our expenses that we can. af
ford to keen one or two wood fires, Can't
''."Lessening expenses,? thought vllarrj
io himself,. "Annie has suspeoted, ypthpw
brave and delicate she is and his chocks
burned consciously, while his heart burn.
edat tho, Bame time witji gratitude and
The smaller house was taken. Fur
nished with taste and elegance, it was more
brilliant and at tho name time more com
fortable than tho last. To have seen An
nie and her husband, the former busy with
her needle, making nameless littlo articles,
the table and lounge drawn up in front of
be burnished fender and grate, polished
fire-dogs, to seo how glowing Annie's beau
tiful face was, and how radiant Harry's,
as ho looked up sometimes from the vol
ume ho was reading aloud, wou'd fully
have satisfied the bitterest ascetic that by
that hearth-stone happiness waa moro sa
cred than fashion. .
THE DEBT LIQTJIEATED.
Nothing now troubled Harry but the
debt of five hundred dollars. "I'll get an
extension of time he thought, as tho day
of payment drew near. "I am doing so
well now, that two months will clear me.
Thank God, and my jewel of a wife for
Entering his office ho saw a sealed en
clopo lying upon the desk. He took it
up, opened it, out fell a receipt in full, du-
signed. Harry took up the note ac-
companying, with astonisnmcnt. it ran
"Dear Maitland I send per request
your bill receipted, lhank you tor being
so prompt in your business arrangements.
T . 1 it. li .iL A-
see you are tasmg me ngni paiu w suc
cess, to wealth and tame, ii at any time
you are pressed for money send to me. I
will loan you any amount.
lours, ii. Maitland."
Still in deep astonishment Harry held
his cousin's note. Every moment his won
der grew. What unknown friend had he,
thus anxiou3 to save his credit, thus able
to do so.
In a moment the thought flashed over
his mind that Annie was nis unknown
friend, his good guardian angel. "But
low could she kuow? how could she
a. i .1 At. .nr.
Know f lie queried. ADscraeieaiy ne re
turned home. He was silent from sus
pense and an honorablo sense of shame.
"What! clouds !' cried Annie, cheerily,
"let me see, are the miser-lines growing ?'
"Do you want a shawl?' asked Harry,
oosing his thoughtful aspect.
"No and Annie blushed and shook
her "head, "but said she, "instead I'll
take a journal.'
"Mine, or a new one ?' asked Harry.
"Yours, of course j I want to see what
. 1 . X
you'vo been doing since i gave up tuo
shawl replied Annie, archly.
She was instead folded to her husband s
breast, while he showered kisses and bless
ings upon her. "You have saved me, An
nie he cried, "you have made a better,
a more resolute man of mo. Henceforth,
all my life, I will Btrive yet moro to bo
worthy of you.'
"How much happiness thero is m doing
right thought Annie, "I have secured
my husband's lasting love, and conquered
"Having eyes but seeing not, Bhe mur
mured, on tho next Sabbath. "Who
would havo thought to find such a jewel
in that poor, but intelligent widow, who
always sat near the door in our splendid
church, and never was noticed by the fash
ionables. Each time I see her I learn
some lofty lesson, and my nature is being
purified by her counsels
"Having eyes but seeing not.' There
wag I, fretting because my choeks wero
losing their bloom, but since I have dis
pensed with extra servants, and underta
ken the supervision of my own household,
I am healthier and stronger, and the roses
still lend their bright crimson to make me
look beautiful in Harry's eyes. For Har
ry's sake I would be ever beautiful.'
Harry Maitland prospered beyond even
his sanguine expectations.. He became
immensely wealthy, and under God was
tho means of benefitting his country, thro'
his wisdom and liberal expenditure, be
yond any man of equal fortune in Amor
1 And to this day, when questioned, as to
his success, he invariably returns as an
swer to the query, of how did he bocome
so rich, "Young, man, I owe it to a good
wife God's greatest and best, boon to
man., Go to her, and she will toll you
ISrThe greatest trjal, of. patienco-a
stammering lawyer examining a stuttering
witness in tho presence or a deaf judge
intend , Intclligeiitt.
Scenes at the New York Tombs.
We take the following from the Trib
une' t account of the "sayings and doings"
at the Tombs on Tuesday t
Charles Carlane was drunk and making
a disturbance in Allcn-st. When his name
was called he stepped lazily up and answer
Judge Charles Carlane !
Prisonor Hero, Corporal, as the Ser
Clerk What kind of liquor did you
Prisoner Nix cum roU9, as Byron says.
Clerk Wasn't you drunk yesterday ?
Prisoner A man's a man for 'a that,
as King bolomon said to the chimney
Judge If you was drunk, what did
you drink ?
Prisoner Nothing, Lieutenant, but
bebr, as Milton
Judge No matter what Milton says
where did you get your beer ?
Prisoner At Charley Gale's Captain
in the Bowery, as Shak
Judge Never mind Shak How much
did you drink ?
Prisoner Why, as near as I can guess,
Colonel, about a gallon, as Mcbeth remark
ed to J. Caesar.
Judge I shall fine you $10.
Prisoner I'll give you ten cents, Ma-
lor. but 1 have "no turthcr change as
Judge You will have to bo locked up
for ten days.
Prisoner I'm sorry, General, but I am
a man of sorrows and acquainted with the
marble-halls, as Suint Nicholas said to the
Judge Take him awayi
Prisoner1 Good bye, Commander, nov-
er say oio as unp-tne-iavcn said to tnc
Mr. Charles Carlane having, in a few
minutes, promoted the unaspiring Justice
Wood from a Corporal to a Commander-in-
Chief, was taken away before he had a
chance to appoint him President of the
United States over tho head of Mr. Frank
Mr. John Jones was arrested for drunk
enness in Mulberry st. He was evidently
not yet sober when be was examined.
Judge What's your name ?
Prisoner Jehn Jones.
'Where do you live?'
'In Jersey City.'
Where did you get your liquor?'
'At a store.'
'Who keeps it?'
'No; another John Jones.
'Did you pay for it?'
'A friend treated me.'
What was his name V
'You mean you treated yourself ?
'No, there is still another John Jones.'
'Did he pay for it ?' ;
'He had it charged to a man named
'What was his first name V ,
'I ain't certain, but I think more than
likely it was John.'
'What kind of liquor did yoft drink ?'
'I say what kind of liquor did you drink?
'You said you drank John Jones be.
'Whenever I say John Jones I always
,' 'John, I shall fine you $10.'
'Good, old boy. I'll send down -to
friend of mine named JoneB, and get. the
A Wonderful Sepulchre. There is
a wonderful thins, says Ninnius in th
country of Cereticum, in which is a momt
tain called Crucamur, on the top whereof
stands a sepulohre, along whioh whoever
extends himself, though he be a man of
short stature, yet he shall find, the sepul
chre just even to his length ; and though
he bo four cubits high,, tho sepulchre ehal
be the same length, and so still fitted, to
the proportion of every manj and what,
ever weary traveler, shall, kneel, thripe,. by
ity shall; be no more, weary, to thp day, of
his death, though he Bhould live alone in
tue remotest pan oi wie worm.-oir .
Hare. . .
P E R - A N N tl -M -
INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE.
VOLUME. I.--NUMBE11. 38;
The Spade and the Sword.
If what the scriptures say of beating
swords into plowshares is not being liter
ally accomplished, (more litterally, pcf-
haps, than really,) at this moment in the
Crimea, it is simply because the Russian
engineers are not up to the ways in which
the Yankees grade their streets, raise tilbir
railroad embankments, or in fact remove
masses of earth for any purpose whatever.
Tho London Times announces it; iri all s'd
berncss, that the spade is necessarily a
more potent weapon, both with tho besieg
ers and the miles cn miles of trenches, with
the throwing uji of enbrtiiSds cbrrespbhd
ing earthwork, occupies tho whole strength
of both the allies and their encmiest In
fact everything of former days sebiiis re
versed. Whole regiments are bnly pre
served from being put nnder ground as
dead men, by putting tho earth abovo
them while living, and thus, paradoxically
enough, they keep out of their graves by
jumping into them.
At Fort Brown, opposite Slatamorasj'
General Taylor raised his bomb-proof de
fences, by throwing up earth-works, of suf-'
ficient thickness, on the top of his flour &
pork barrels, with hollow places between;'
where his men could lie untouched by
even the bombs and other vertical shot that
might bury themselves in the earth ami
burst Over their heads. In the same way
now tho Russians are not content with get
ting behind their earthworks, thej literal
ly burrow into thcfll: It is earth beneath,
earth at the sides, and earth above 1 They
hate even dug in tho ground , funn. I-
mouthed pits in front of every burrow,
down into which each bomb-shell rolls as
it falls, and there it too is buried alive,'
and kept by earth from molesting the men'
on the only exposed side: The war seems
to be rather between the guns than the
men, and to choke their open iron mouths,
to disable their stauncheon arms, to wound
and break the wooden limbs of their car
riages. These are now the recorded featd
of each day's work j so many gtins silenc
ed, so many tons of hollow and solid shot
fired, so much powder expended. And it
is the recoil of all this expenditure that is
going to kill more than the guns at last-
to destroy the nations that fire them.
Bursts of Eloquence.
The following burst of eloquence was de
livered before a court of justice in Penn
"Your honor sits high on the adorable
seat of justice, like the Asiatic rock of
Gibralter; while the eternal rivers of mer-'
cy, like the Cadavorous of the valley, flows
meandering at your feet."
The following is the commencement of a
speech of a lawyer in New Jersey :
"Your honors do not sit there like mar
ble statutes to be wafted about by every
Another orator-thills Commenced his har
"The important crisis which were about r.
to arrive1 have arroven."
Another thpn expatiated l
"the court will please to -observe that
the gentleman from the east has given them
a very learned speech. He tn roamod
with old Iimulous, socked , with old Soo- -rates,
ripped with Euripides, .and canted .
with old Cantheridos, otttwith yourhonor, .
docs he know about the laws-tf Wisconsin."
Extract from the argument of- a young. -lawyer
before a Mississippi Justice ;.i ."
"May it please- the court I would rath- -erlive
thirteen kindred- oenturioson the
small tvi of a thunderbolt chaw- the rag
ged end of a flash? of1 lightning- swallow
the corners of a Virginia worm fonoe,- and I
haveroy bowels torn out by; a green briar,,
than to-be thus bamboozled by the gentle-
A- QtJESTIOtfABLB H IRITAGI", -PrCtt--
ticesayB t Three yean-ago,. a man in;
Mississippji cheated us -out of. twenty 'dol
lars, and now bis son choots us out of thov
samo sum. . The young man's propenuty.
to cheat is probably the only thing he even
came honestly by." - '
1 Tihorft bje two- reason; why yout
shpuld not intarrnpi an editor when he is
wriS- One is,.it Jpt to putfiim out,
the.other is, ybtt might get put out pur-