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jjyTha blowing, onthled "Watch,
Mailicr," ,is beauilful one of . tbosa ; Utile
gems yliii:U lonely lit httr1''"" '
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" Bounding through tlio buy Mrool,
'i;! Ranging ocllnr.iriod and hall,' " ' ;
Koror count Uio moiuonu. lost;,'.), ',. .'. ... ,j
'r Jiovormind tho tlint) it col, v.
Oulrtatlieniitootlisr, whllo you way.
ic Mothar! wati4i the llltlo hand ;-. . - ; ;
i . Hlciilns horrlct by tho way, ' ' ' - .'
. .jMulilnitliouauillitha aaud", .-')
Tossing up Ihafragrunt bay..
Kuvor dur thtf queattou
Why to me thla woary tuakr" " .'
V',. Thoiam lltllu haiida may prove;.
. .. lr-aoiigersonifi and love. , ,
, . w'-'m itUuri -watch thai IHUo topguo . . ., .
Privlilliig, oloqoi'irt ntti wild; :
w" VhatU.emld and what It ung,.. , .
- By the hnppy Joyous child. -C'.ulihtliO
word whilu Jet tinutiokeiij
J-.,!" ' t-foji thd vow bofiire His broken, ; "' 1 .
. j This saiuo tousuo may jot proclaim v ;
k ,j , Ulcssiugt tu a Saviour's uaina. - :
i ;N Mothor! watch that little heart,' .i
' 'V -UtliUtis tol) nl rm tW juV
' ' ' "Who! jsoiiio'liions now imparl, . , tf
Keop, O ka-'p that young heart truo.. ..
Kxtrlcnllugovory ee,i ' '
.. Bowing good and pruclout saod; .-, . r.. i
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'"."ltlppiilu8for;eiorii':ti'. , J, '
".v ; MA LCOM WAUItKS, '
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a vifr.r DKAi'Tiyi'L Xsd istehestis!; Stbriv.
, .'Miilcom, I ivouldu't go out lo mglit
Comustny with rtio thi evening." .
: this voing, Alices I have prom
ised i Millet soniii .friends this evening, and
I nius( keep my word) I will be at home
iu good season,' ! ; . , ' ; ' , ,t ;
l -liad hoped llikt I should have your
' company. Owme,'. why an't you try and
roo if i cannot mako you. as hnppy as those
companioi whom you are to meett - . Just
this once, Jlnlcpiu. O,, this once . ; .;
j No. no, AJiceI am going out. What;
crying! .Now what's the uo of that.
.Cau't 4i felluw go out once in a while with
out leaving Acrying wife?r ,' :" '-'."-"''.
'I curt't help ir, Ualcom. But hcre.kiss
mo before Jrou go.r " ' "V '',-(. '.
Thus spoke Maleom; Warren and his
young wilts'; Maluom was a young man
twenty-seven years a( ago, and a ctupca
' by trade-. His 'wife was one 'of nihe sweetest
dispositlonod girls iu town, .'and sliojiiaue
bno of the best of wives. ; She" , loved her
husband with the whole, energy of her.
pure souCad she tneY that she was be- i
loved iu heart. - Her two children; a boy
and iil often, saw her shed tears when
they word nlonlj witlr her.jn the snug lit
tle silting rooraiand the boy was old enough
to ask what made bis mother ory, but she
dared notlelT bim 'V.- 'v!V,
v 'vMaloon Warren owned tlwi(tle cottago
iu which lie, lived. and he bad pJUiT.'for it
nil out of his own hard earnings while
!&Uoe1iftd borne her share of the burden by
y urchasinj all the furniture.-', Malcom was
stout and an excellent workman, and bo
Jiiid ne ver yet seeu ,tbe hour When berieed-
ed . to lay idla1 for the- want of work: , A
bolter lieartod ybutli lived not in the town,
' and when he took the gentle Alieofor bis
wife there was' many lair- maiden whose
Do'spiri gavtj place to a kindiy;istful enVy.
They would not have robbed Aliee of her
prize but they . only hoped that their own
lot might bo as fortunate.' Why, then
.should;! o cloud ootuo upon that house?
AVhy should: Alica weep y JAt for the
same reason ; that thousands of our fairest
. tlauglitef sweep.; For the sarao feasoh that
hot tear ro ever crying out their nilent ap
peals of mercy -Clears that juii until they'
make a flood thnj;, fuirly shrieks' as U rolls
Yerour land.t i-.v-1 ' ..'..-. ?
;r Maloop;, Warrea . had high, social na
ture, bis sooiety was prized by -all who
coultt secure ' it; isnd be had been indulg
ing in the false smiles of. the wine-cup for
tho last year; he bad been allowing his ap
petite to gaiii strength. " At first it was pn-
fv nn 'occasional glass,1 then ' glass or so
once in , awhile and then, 'one or two
glasses day,' , But lately he had gope so
fur as to spend his earnings from home,
-and for nearly two months past he bad
spent all hi money with bis jovial eom-
'panions.- Alice saw all this, and she knew
full Well where". H would end if it was not
stopped. She knew; her husband's nature,
and she knew how purely he was fallen.
She had whispered to him her fears.and he
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lintl tried to ltugh ilium off as. iJlo-wliima,
She had prayed to hiirtio stop thtf fittul
reer while, ha had yet strength, but be bad
been .offended "jjccHusoaho should ' think
that he would ever become a drukardv'So'
Alice;., was afraid to speak all. her IbarS
Yet she-saw with a clear eye-all that - was
eoraihg.Jv Sliej sawtha bioad.'rqail upon
Whluh her beloved Was-'traveling, and her
hearts Was aching.'i V.fiho knewt that eveii
uow want was 8tai ing'tjieni iii .the facefj
ft was autumn and she uaU asked Malcom
for money fo buy warber'clothes fpr,Jier:
self and children, and he had none to give
liar. Only it day before be Jiad . brought
home a bucket full of Hour Jn?ead of Send-,
lug homo ft. barrel as h used to ..do. " Ho
earned 'money and .where; was it?;. .'Alasl.
poor Alii-e knew too well Malcom's face,
and she Saw, that bid manly beauty ' was
slowly butsurely' eaten sway, 'Tho large
blue eyes were growing dunV bleared and'
bloodshot,' the oneff faircheeks. ' werebc-1
coming swollen and. bloated," and the lips'
looked dty and cracked,'.' .No' : wonder she
knelt down by her bedxide end prayed.-
,;l It was DOW. Saturday evening, aiid Mal
com was going on lie was to meet some
friends, and Alice knew thai he was to meet
tliem nt.the. tavern. . Uq had .Woiked only
three days the past woek, and be. had the
pay forthese three Jays Work ir his pocket.
That money- was . needed ' t ' home but
where jvould.it bo on morrow?..''
Malcom,., 0 do not wholly forget your
fond, loving Alice when you aro gone!? .
. But Malcom did not .answer, ; He kiss
ed her not as lie used to do, but kisd her
morel v beeausg; she "as-ked, him to and
theti left his cottage. - After he bad gone,"
Alice sat down and wept." ahe could hot
hfclpit,-' He darling boy t-reptby her side,
and placed bis arras about her neck. . He
vked no questions but he asked hex t.o
cry. His little mind seemed to have some
itlca of tho coming of a calamity. . It must
have been vaguej but it was clear enough
10 prevent .' hiiii from " .forcing the . dreud
ihmighls. upon his mother. ; Once more he
asked her not to cry and' then his' Utile
heart btirst, ,-ltid mother hml child Wcpi
togeilieiv- .-This wits another-' drop iu the
p.ooi1 ..wife's. , cup . ofaOHctiou.' Oh, ..how,
palpable nnift be tbf husband's danger!-j-"
But she couhl only ."tchisp and', pray, 'more
fervently ." And the . litjlo boy when' his
4i)ol her I uid tlono pniying, said, 'Anieu.V'
' It was a elt'nr cold cveuitig"," nhd as Mal
com Warren stepped out into tho stveol he
see med to shake .Umself as' ' tli'iilli'" lie
would shake oil' tho-influence of' the dear
place he was leaviug." But , ho could hot
wholly doit. '' He could u.ot drive from his
mind the fearful countenance of. his ' fond
and 'faithful wife, nor could be orgot the
look of enrnesi, simplu anguish be had uoJ
ticod on the face of Lis child.. Yet he tried
to crush ' ilia- tlioughts . that -, were ' thus
springing itiloiifo; ; ?Pooh!);said he,'' as
the image of li.is wife forced itself upon
liini. , 'It , is only, a little fuu nd fi olic.--Whoso
business is it? ; Get out wiih your
nonsense.!. . '. ;. -.-. ." .
Ahd thus speaking, the young husband
and -father closed his hands as though hq
would bold upon the feelings he had tried
to reprexs.'and then - he hastened on. At
length . he reached tho tavern, nhd here he
found hi companions, Thq laugh Hiid the
joke commenced, ' and eroo-loiig Matuom
forgot all about bis borne."". He snt Irt 'tho
bar-roonv, and his sharp wit made food for
much ruei't'imenf.: ., .", ;,-.; '!..?.. ' .'
3 'Who says therts's danger in the bowl?'
oijed ayouug man.'; ns ho raised .thi glass
to his lips. f , V,?V"'. ' '-"
- 'It's the raveu's croak.' 6nid another of
hfs companions ''Here's confusiort to the
idea.' v :V; .-. a-: :; . -,i
'Good! exclaimed Malcom Warrenipois
ing his,glas;- 'Poison .in the bowl non
sense! Look t old UncleAJam, now.
He's used it all his lifeiiino and here hp is,
the oldest man in towii. ' Come; here's Xo
Undo Adam.!'. ' :;.:' '" '
.''Tho person io whom Malcom had thus
alludedwas an bid, white-haiied mart, who
stood at the bar with a glass of rum in his
hand-. His namo was Adam Stanford, and
almost uiiiety - years had", rolled Wr. bis
toresl Ded; uis rorm was Dene, anu uis
liuibs trembled,, but still he lived and his
mind was. yet clear..1.. Hp, heard tho 'remark
which the carpenter-made, and having set
down his untouched liquor, ho turned arid
gazed upon" the youthful .speaker, ,JIe
knew Malcom Warren well. ' j
Malcom ie VauC'como wi'.h.me.T
jComaialouaV for. I slono. would speak with
There was something, very deep and
nieaiiing in this old man's voice, and as lid
turned towards the door,- Malcom aroso tcf
follow."1! ;: s;.y -m.i
": 'DeUiri him not,' said'Adani; as some 'of
his companions sougb( to hinder him.' .
'Why should I go with you? he asked.
,?To please ,au old. man'.: . I ,'meou to do
you no barm, Malcom.; Corned Ti',,'. ;? '
vPassiDg out ef thq' door, they moved
cross the street.near by the. village church
yard and thither he bent his steps When
Malcom Jiesitoted tp, enter, ', the od ;jnan
said: " ! ."., v. nW.'1. 15
.'Come follow me.' 1 ''';-,.: i.''i,;
Malcom went and spon they stood with
in the . village churchyard. (',, And-this
white haired guide was the sexton,' who
fof more than sixty years' had made those
beds for the children of immortality. :! The
palo moon shed its beams upon the place,
and the chilling . air sighed mournfully a
raong the weeping willows that grew by
the hedge ? Jb gravestones stood np like
speotres among the faded grass, and here
and there arose 4 white monument, like
some more powerful spirit that watehed
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the sanctity of the place.,
, ,'MalconrWgrren,' "poke the old man, in
a voice so. deep that it Seemed almost to
eorr.o from one of the neighboring grave',
'not long sihee'yoa pointed to me as an ex
ample i bowt. long a maa might lire who
smiled upon tho wiue-cnp, , You pointed
to mo as one w.ho had outlived all my com-,
panioiis, iiud yet as one who had always
quaffed at the intoxicating bowl ' Perhaps
you spoke truly,"but "you did not speak the'
whole truth, for the whole truth you did
not know, and I have brought you here to
whimper that truth into your ear'' ? ':
'-i Malcom wWarreh gazed. up -into the old
man's face, and as he saw bow solemn was
the expression thatrested there, he foreot
the bad company he had left behind at the
tavern; and his thonshtd became serious."
r- 'Malcom,' resumed tho sexton.. '.'I enn
.look back now into the- pasU and see a
score of young monjvho commenced the
race of life with me. We wept to school
together, and together we satin church'
, W loved to learn tho excitement ,of the in-'
toxicating cup,; and wo thought not then
of the dangi-rs we we're courting.' ''Years
passed" on, and I saw tliose 'twenty men
sink into the arms of death, and I buried
them all: here.' Malcom Warren, Jhey all
sleep in drunkards' gravest , One afier a
nother 1 sa W them fall, arid at length I Was
left alone , of the party who were wotit to
assemble around the.bar-room fire;' s .-?(
. A deep groan escaped from .the young
man's lips and a shudder ran through bis
frame;'4" ' '' --" " "--
'A11 gone!' be asked. : ' - h-' - .
'Yes all !' ft the old man uttered. -'Bit
this is not half, Malcom. Their wives and
children that died, and they tuo.Jio here.
0 how well can I remember . the bright
eyed! laughing; loving girls', who used to
play with tis when we were boys! And
now well cari I remember when I saw them
standing at the altar; and when they .turn
ed away from the place they were blushing
brides.' But a few short years, and I bo
nn to gather them into- the folds of death,
l'hey sank' .down with' bioken hearts and
y rushed hopes! . Sonic of them ived fQjbe
gray headed, but their gray . hairs ,camo
down in sorrow to tho- -gravel i See-that
grave; the ono with'the dark gray stone.
lie' who sleeps beneath 'that mound was
oiice llie happiest youth iii' the village.
no was a cai ponter uy iiaUo, nud lie built
the house in which you were born. ,;He
used to laiigb and sing over the .wine enp,"
and he thought not then of. harm. I once
heard his young wife beg of him to remain
at home with her,, but he refused her the
boon.' ' She told him that she was cold aiid
hungry, and that her children needed
tdothitig, but he heeded, her. not. A few
short years- afterwards that wife's' heart
broke and 6he died,. Ami her children.
husband and the fubcr I found one cold
night lyitij; by tho - road siJo and he was
dead! These nro their graves, for I buried
them all together.' You can see the wife's
grave ju st beyond the grave .Stoue.of tho
ansbund's tinil those 'two littl.e'graves are
where lie the frozen bor and girl!' .
''The old man drew his sleeves across bis
eyes to wipe away the tears, and while he
did so Malcom bowed. bis head and .groan
ed mournfully. '-'
.'Malcom Warren,' ha said, there was
onqo a full tegimentof ; stout soldiers fol
lowed Nep'oleon- Bonaparte into Russia.
There wero many regiments went ftlsp.but
of this one in particular have I- read. Of
that, whole, company of men only pne soli-,
tnir individual lived te return to the home
of his birth." ' All. the rest diedon the way.
They were starved-and frozen nnd they
dropped by' the way-side. ' Now suppose'
some thoughtless youth should point to
that slnsjlo livinir soldier, and say. that a-
mid the eternal .snows ofRuBsia there was
no danger, because that man had passed .
them all and still lived! Like that singlci,im f... ;,1VB .i,r.inn,,ri non them
fragment of the rogimeiit' do I stand hero A
living man .'"' ' : ' '
The youth gazed up in the face, of the A;
ged speaker, nnd new emotions wero woe
king upon his features.
dome,' Malcom, I would show you. one
mow-spot.-- -- .'; :- i I tjie borses of the 1 Oth Hussars, whiuh have
- The old man leaned upon his staff and most erratic habits, break their icketropes;
nioved. B.loy)y on among the graves,; and j h h lho cam at night, and are
involuntary did the youth follow. At . 3 ., . ., .
length they stopped, by a spot Where two small terrors to the quiet sleepers in the vi
graves, lay side by side.. -The slabs - wore cinity, whose tents are rudely aggitated in
of marble, M they glistened btighlly in the the'dartness by those' playfnl hteeds; It
moonlight,. ., -,,... ;!t-..-, V' 1 was' only yesterday' that an officer of artil
Malcom,' spoke.the sexton in a deep!' , r ,t' UWJ' s
isnpr I remember welt. when I made
these two iiraves. There was not sorrQw
to till the beds which hero I made, : they
.who sleep here died amid the sweet breath
ing of peace and honors .vThey, were good,
honorable and virtuous people, and when
they were gone our . townsmen mourned,
for our villago had lost its most-noble spir
its,' ,.0," I love to' comO; 'and aland "over
those groveHy for I know that God smiles
upon Uieml , There is no tuint.nor dishon
or bore.1 Malcom do you know who rests
in those two graves? w ,-'-v f.r 4
., The'.outh did not ariswer'K''jlor did : he
raise, bis head but with one deep, wild cry,
ho sank down And there be lay across the
graves weeping and sobbing like a child.
His father and mother slept thWe Vl .
For aK while the old man gaaed tearfully
upon, the scene! and. then be.took the youth
by the arm and aroused him up. - ",
..Corad Malcom.'.he whispered, 'we will
go away now, I oan show you no more.'
-The youth followed bis guide out from
the church yard, and after thfl cats . was
closod they passed on to the street.
Adam Ktandford stopped..:, . .
Va Afainnm ' ha taifi.' "fin can re-
turn to your companions at the tavern.tul
let me pray-yon never use tny name agnin
as you did this evcning.r;''Wheri you again
tin nk of poor Adam otamirord, think only
of What be has told you in Hiefchurchyard,
think dT what he has seen,- Snd of what he
has suffered, and of that you may in Wel
come speak .V;."Vp,T' "TV,. ....
The old man turned partjy away, when
Malcom sprang forward and caught . him
by the arm. . ; , ' "'".' T
Uncle Adam, be uttered, in. choked &
broken aceents.'Oj forgive. me for what I
have now said and what I have done, I I
cannot tell you all now,l ,1'capnol speak
but I shall go to the tavern ' no more. . 0,
God bless you I. God bless, you!'.- '.
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,. The clock struck nine, and Alice Warren
folded ilia bands of her little bov together.
j bade him say his prayers.' " Her youngest
gn l was asleep in the cradle. Ihc first
words of the prayer was uttered. 'Our
Father who art in heaven,' when there
came the 'sound of footsteps' upon the plank
walk in 'the little front garden.'-" ' '.
'It's papa,' 'said the bov lettine his
hands drop upon his mother's knees, and
bending his ear to listen. But the mother
dared not speak. ' .
At last the door opened." and the hus
bnnd entered. ''Alice cast her eyes tremb
lingly up, and saw the big tears that were
rolling downv thrr cheeksof - her- beloved.
Instinctively' she Sprang" forward and clas
ped her arm around her husband's neck. -'
'Malcom, Mab-oml' she cried, what has
happened? Tell me 0, tell mel'
Malcom Warren sank into a chair.aud as
he drew bis wife down into his lap, ' -'
'Aliee--0, Alice!' -he uttered sobbing
and weeping as he spoke, - 'Can you for
give me for nil that has passed?' ' - '
' The gentle wife was bewildered at first,
nay almost frightened, for the speech of her
husband was so wild and " incoherent she
feared his brain was turned. But ere long
be spoke again and he spoko of the resolu
tion he had made. " He did not tell of any
trial ho was going to make but he told -her
of the iron will that had entered' hid' soul.
Tire nlglit of bis temptation had psssed,
nud" the day' of salvation bad dawned.
A feW moments more; and the husband
and wife wero tipon their J knees. 1 Their
emotions' were too deep for utterance -two
wild and thrilling for peech. ' A 1 moment
they 'struggled there, and wept ' in""- sil
ence. - ' ; - - ,',. '- "
The little boy crept to the spot, and
threw bis liiiny'hands about the neck of
his parents for even his 01111g soul had
cyight the spark of new fife that bad been
breathed intu existence within bis happy
home.. - " ' ' j.'' ' ' .
,0n the ne sf 'morning Malcom' Warren
arose a better arid a happier man. ' He was
calm now and tie luM Alue all that bad
transpired the night before, . and when it
Was all told they prayed as redeemed souls
alone can pray.1
Days, weeks, and months passe J away,
and Malcom Warren, became once more
tho handsome youth that had been loved
and cherished by honest friends in Lours
gone by The flowers of affection bloom
ed ngniu about his hearth stone, 'and , tho
.angel of peaun and joy made a home be
neath his roof, ;, ! i ,; .-
Peoplo- wondered -when they noticed
that Adam Strindiord went no more to the
tavern; but the-story of that night's lesson
in the village churchyard became general
ly known, and other men took it ' to their
Irearta and profited by iL It was a' good
seed sown in a fertile spot, and the fruit
was abundant. Tho crood old sexton nev
er gave .his example again on. the. side of
moral ruin, but to the last day of his life he
glorified in tho reform ho - bad Jielpedto
1 work and the last, hpurs of Jiis life. were
i. cbeiished by knowiu? that some of. the
-at fHm;;9g m; ,thd yillaso blessed
Fion with as feitRATic IIonsB. The
VSardiniau horses are rather leggyj but they
are in excellent coudition. 1 uey are cer-
taiuly not such formidable neighbors" as
- - mn" J . -r f
company with myself, were riding peace
fully along hrough,;one of the. vales near
Karanyi, when suddenly we heard cries of
; 'Look out! Jook out?' and lol there, cauio
a furious, steed, its mane. and .tail ereot
down upon us. He had stepped forth out
of a "pulk of Hussars horses, which Were
feeding Ou tho ihoadowgrass to offer us bat
tle,4 and rushed at full gallop toward our
ponies. 'Out swords!' was the word, as
the Interesting quadruped ran round us,
now menancing.us with his heels, now
with his leetb,: but he was yepelled by two
bright swords and, one Strong whip, and at
last loourgreat relief, he caught a glimpse
ofCol..Mayo. who was cantering by in ul
let jgnorauoe of his danger, ' till' ho was
warned by the shouts of the soldiers The
Col. defended himself and horse with great
resolution and courage, and drawing his
sword, gave point or out right br left as the
exigencies of the ease required, till the men
came up and beat off the interesting crea
ture. These are agreeable episodes, but is
rather too exciting ibis hot weather tobave
snper-added to the chances or war ana ais
ease, ths-contineenoy of beiniz demolished
by tbe teeth or heels of an insane Arab."
Prou tba Sunday XMspaUh,
A Ktranje Drama iu Real Llfv.
" We have just received the particulars
of a most extraordinary story, which has
given rise to no little gotsif in aoeighbor
ing eity , and the ebiefaetors in which have
always heretofore - been looked Upofl s
persons of tbe hiliest respeetability. Our
columns have often testified to tbe fact that
the most ingenious romanee will often full
far short 0 city reality, and never was that
irniu maae moro ' plainly evident than in
the narrative- which we are about to relt.
We :gire the incident precisely as they
were given to -us, merely suppressing
names, and tre satisfied that, in the main
particulars, they are strictly true. ' '
' Some months sioce, a family, consisting
of a gentleman, his wife, mother nnd a
housekeeper, were living happily in the
city above alluded to. The gentleman was
intelligent, good looking, and had not yet
passed the meridian of life, while his wife
was also young, well educated, and of re
fined manners." She bad borne her hus
band two children, of whom they were
mutually fond, and tbe husband and wife
were looked upon by their most intimate
friends as a happy couple.' Indeed there
can be nS doubt that they were happy, and,
but for an exhibition of those dark phases
of humanoharaoterwhich sometimes startle
the moral world, they Would ha-e remain
ed SO.- ' ' vrw : -.-. i- '.. v
' A" short time since, tbe wife, who had
relatives, in Europe, expressed a desire to
visit them, and the husband, always willing
to gratify ber, engaged passage for her,
and she departed. Things went smoothly
enough for some time after she . bod gone,
but at length the mother of the husband
thought that she discovered signs of too
much familiarity between her son and tbe
housekeeper.- She was not willing to be
lieve the evidence of her senses at first, for
the housekeeper, besides being no great
beauty, had passed the hey-day of yooth,
having reached the matronly age of about
forty-five. '' It was not long, 'boweveT, be
fore tho mother's first-aroused suspicions
ivere fully confirmed," andj she at once
wrote a letter to her daughter-in-law. stat
ing the ' facts and advising her immediate
return. The wife was not willing to believe
in her husband's infidelity, and, under the
Idea that there must be some mistake in tbe
matter, she addressed a note to him, reveal
ing what she had heard, though expressing
her disbelief in the story. ' ;
' She wound up, however, by expressing
a desire ' to return home, and requesting
hor husband to send her money for that
purpose-- No attention was paid to her let
ter, '.and she then - began to get really a
larraed; so, raising what money she' could
from her friends, -' she took passage for
home. On board the vessel in which she
sailed, she met with a young man whom
she had known from childhood, and who
had been A suitor for'her hand previous to
her marriage With her first husband. 'As
she was Alone he assumed the protection of
her, and during the passage paid her every
attention which a brother would show to a
sister. She arrived at home safely, and
immediately took her way to her father's
residence, when she was terribly shocked
to learn that her husband had sold off all
his effeotsand with his children was living
with tho housekeeper. " Filled with agony,
she sought out her mother-in-law, who bad
taken up ' her residence with' another son,
and she learned that what sbo had heard
was too true.-- '"- '
The old lady informed her that her hus
band had indeed taken np his abode wiih
the housekeeper, but that J10 had kept bis
I resideneo a profound secrete- In a state
bordering upon frenzy,- the unfortunate
woman was about to rush forth in search of
further information, when singularly enough
her faithless husband entered the room.'
He quailed before the glance of his injured
wire, whom ho had thought still in Europe,
and when she appealed to bis feelings ns a
husband and a father, and asked to know
why he had deserted her, be merely repli
ed that ho could not help himself that he
would place no obstacle iu her way to a di
vorce, nnd that (he best course would be to
marry the young man who had hcoonipu-
nied her h me (Tor she had informed him
of the particulars concerning the passage.)
To this she replied that she aid not wish to
part from him-thnt he Was her husband
and the father of her children that if be
had done1 wrong she was willing to forgive
him, to forget the past, and to think only
of the future. "He rejoined that the thing
Was impossible thai be would do all he
could for herin.a pecuniary view, but that
he never could live with her again) and
thus the interview ended, ''';;
Subsequently the husband prdcured a
boarding house for' his wife and called oc
casionally to Bee her, buttoall her entreat
ies to be allowed to see her children he
turned a deaf ear."' At length, driven .to
desperation She determined to follow him,
tie as he was about leaving her at the close
of one of his visits, she put on her bonnet
and informed him of ber' design. ' He ar
gued, expostulated and threatened, but to
no effoct go with him she would. For
a long time he Walked Tip ' one street and
down another, but at length when be found
it was impossible 16 shake "her off, "he told
her that she would regret it. She replied
that she would not suffer any greater ago
ny of mind than she had already" endured,
and shortly thereafter she found herself in
the presence of heir little ones, and tbe de
stroyer of her happiness. The meeting
between the eldest daughter and mother
was affecting in the extreme. For ft mo
ment the poor woman forgot all her sorrow
ui ner joy at once more beholding her chil
dren, but she was soon brought to a sense
01 tier condition Ly the housekeeper, wl.
commanded the husband to drive ber from
"? nous, tired, with Indignation, tbe ! regions, in a letter to the Prohibitionist;
Til ! Trf hdemS ;h6'kJ of , dated San FrancUco, ' March 15. 1855.
the establishment. The husband mean- , ,, . . .
while was apparently strickerl dumb and!g' U,e fu!lw,nS actoul wove-
knew riot which war to turrl. but .t
he fled tbe premises, leaving the Women
together. After he was gone Le house
keeper flew at ber former Mistress with tho
ferocity of a tigress; and drove ber from
It was but a few day after tke above
scene, that tbe husband again called upon
his wife, and be then informed her that be
had sought out and had a conversation with
the young man who had accompanifcd her
hither. from Europe that he fthe vounz
I.- s..t .1.. ' , - 6-
man,) was anxious to make ber his wife :
that not only was he greatly attached . to'. "You can scarcely form an adequate
her, but that be was high! respectable, ' Man of the amount of misery. Wrelched
and abundantly able to provide for her;and ' nes' disease and death caused by the Liq
that if she would divorce herself and mar- j ur Traffic of California. We have in this
ry him she should have ber children, snd Sta?e about 16,000 licensed liquor bars, oc
be would never trouble her more. Her; cupying or emptying about 20,000 men
mother-in-law and the rest of her friends, l dj nothing but sell liquors at from 12$
as well as her former lover himself, added t0 25 cent Per drink selling day and
their entreaties to tliose of the husband,
and at length, fearing that if the persisted
in. refuting to do as her husband wished
, . . - .. .. .... .
iir 10, tie would steal her children from 1 ; UKU nn aui jjimj auemi
her, she consented the divorce was ob-1 ''on- ...
Uined, and she was a second time married. "Tll result IS that abont 6,000 of our
The understanding was that the children 'noblest hearted young men, fathers and
were to be given up to her on the morniiig j husbands are annually slain by intemper
succeedinsr tbe marriage, but to her dismav aoce in California. The man of promise.
she learned, upon making application fur!intelliSnce and hope, that walks in our
them, that ber faithless first consort had Biitl3t' to-day, dies of delieriurrt tiemens
started some hours previously for a distant to-morrow. The career of the inebriate
citv, accompanied bv the housekeeper and ,n 11,16 b'ale 19 short- lbe P016on soon and
hef (the wife's) chilJren. She aUo learn-: speedily kills. I presume there are, per
ed, for the first time, that the suiliy couplet UP 8-co or 10,000 men in our State dy-
.. ..' . 0 J . 1 : . r .1 r... r l: Tl.,. ,1.
bad been married -some three months be
Why there is bo Rajx is Perc. In'
Peru, South America, rain is unknown. -I
The coast of Pern is in; the region of per- 'Fronl u,ler t J tblc0 BamocraUe Prets-l
petual south east, trade winds. Though! Another Octbaos. MttlxyUtt Preach
the Peruyian shores are on the vergeof fiMMsd li) AUhuon and Striapelhta
the Great South Saa Boiler, yet it never t 1 hasten to infoim you of an-
raiOsibero. . Tbe -reason is plain. Tito j other mob in Platte County. Tbe Method
southeast trade winds in the Atlantic ocean, ist Church Noilh had an'appointment for
first strikes the water on tbe coast of Afri- I quarterly meeiMig nearForley. The pre
ca. Traveling to the north-west, they blow; siding tldr, preschera and congregation
obliquely across the ocean until they touch j had assembled and concluded tbe .morning
the coast of Brazil. By this time they are j service, and were proeeeding, when a mob
heavily laden with vapor which they con-1 of &!)out eighty armed men made their ap
tiuue io bear along across the continent, ' pearance. The congregation, it being
and depositing itas they go, and supplying i warm, were seated in the shade in front of
with it the sources of the Rio da la Plata t,ie houe, and the preachers inside, when
and the southern tributaries of the A ma- j Walker led the mob to the door,
ion. Finally they reach the snow-capped ) w!,-re Ur- Morris was preaching, and
Andes, and here is wrung from them the seizing him. Dr. Morris drew bis revolver
last drop of moisture that very low tem. land cocked it, when some one caught bis
perature can extract. Reaching the sum-1 arm anJ took it from him. The mob then
mit of that range they now tumble down I rushed on him. yelling, 'Hang him! shoot
as. cool and dry winds on the Pacific slopes j "iml home in the congregation mtcrcc
beyond. Meeting no evaporating surface, dd for him, and after a long parley, thy
and with no temperature colder than that; consented 10 let him go, under a pledge to
to which they were subjected on the moun-1 wave anu n01 prea " any more mi iney
tain tops, they reach the ocean before they g3V8 '"'m permission. The rest f the
become charged with fresh vapor, and be-i preachers es aped during the disturbance,
fore, therefore, they have any which the anJ congreg uion broke up and dis
Peruvian climate can extract. Thus we!Pered. The preachers were all armed
see how the tops of the Andes becomes the !
reservoir fiom whi.di are surjnliei the ri-
v-rs nf Chili and Peru -IAtut Muru't
grophif of the oea.
' - - A Protestaut Cow
- An Irishman, who is the proprietor of a
boarding shanty on the C. - O. Railroad,
east of this city, (says the Zanesvilla Au
rvra,) reoenty purchased a cow, which, be
ing rather wild, he had to imltor and leaJ
home. When ho arrived at the door of the
shanty, his hotter half opened the eenvers
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e t.u "'U,-,U"1 T orult
I. . '
irom a rroiesiam t out, ns tou nnvo uono ,
ra-t .4 TJi l .1 '
. . a. i- 1 s 1
so. it won t be any harm tq put a little holy
Water upon her.1
-rami, Hint a wen motion ui, aiu rai; ,
so without relinquishing Ins : hold of the
brute, he held out his hand to receive the
holy water, and poured it on the animal ej
back; making a so the accustomed sign at.
tho t.m.e of performing the operation.
I r mn h(Smtuil thtit Mia 1l VAman hdml.
. . . I i e " " . '
eu mm, oy mis'use, n oome 01 viuioi.hiiu
Pat, bein? unaware of the fact, felt aston
ished that the cow should wince so under
the operation;' buton pouring on the sap
posed holy wator a second time, " the infu
riated " animal kicked up ber Heels and
broke loose from Pat, to the great astonish
ment of Molly, who exclaimed: ,
- 'Holy mother of Moses! isn't tho Prot
estant strong in her yet? -.-
- Tho truth of the story is vouched for by
one of the boarders in the shanty. - -
r ! . ,.. It - T., r 1 - 1 ' -
rr. n . , - f ,
WfT"" "r,-J,t'.0Bl he occasion o
the late dangerous illness of the widow of
buiUEUs 9 tfEwcbs. ine iiiouiuencr
Samuel Prentiss, formerly United
enator. nine sons, eight of them
lasers, andthe ninth Clerk of h. United
States District Court, of which his father
r..j. ... iUminii inin.iu
sion in Montpelter. ... -
L On ths death of Mrs. Lincoln at Wor-j
cier, iua.,..u.:" - v 4 ----- - o ;
the widow of i,evi wnoo.n, oou.. "u
been Attorney -General of the uea fc litUe wisdom
States. Lieut, Governor and acting Gov j Jfte wMw.v Angus
ernor of Massachusetts.) she was ollowed , l .n gho w tU minimura of tU.
to the grave by four, son s. on e om Knowlcdg9 roqraire1 for ,
was at the time Governor 1 ".nj ; this line haa never "been
etts. I .urpassed. and after "ages will scarcely see
Senator m the Massachusetts Legislature, tr , . ,....
. , , .1 , -
sentatives. Cin. On:
ESTABLISHED IN 1826
TemperniiCef ;ti California.
The Rv. Mr. Diel.l, an indefatigable Sr
' gnl f 'he temperance cause in the golden
1 meDt ,n California:
"We have a fair profpect of passing at
Prohibitory laW, submitting it to tbe peo
ple, which is all that is asked for, by many
of its friends, booestiy believing that wet
can carry it triumphantly, and tbe better
"The contest will be warm and of im
mense interest to the whole'United States'
I might ssy to ti e world. Tbe fato
and destiny of thousands are interested
its,, it. They live or die by this decis-
night, aversguisf 810 per piece, or about
I 87,000,000 annually; and the most awful
' feature in this, is the adulteration, of
iu.:..i T . - a;
uj ui uie eueck wi uuui. s.i,ji i " j
ing day by day. The poison is at work in
thero. and noihing but a prohibitory law
will save them."
wit, revovers. They are aware of thi
threats daily made against them. The ox-
citement is greai. These humble and
pious uiiiiisro ui icnivu win us ui-ieis
out, and utor lawlessness prevail.
Platte County, Mo., June 30, S5.
The Itloom of Age.
A good woman never grows old. Years'
may pass over her head, but if bdnevolencd
virtue dwell In her heart, she is as
' cbeerful as whtjo th nprin'rs of
'opened to her view. When we look upon
n i v uiiin 1 1 1 vi s 11 . vitiuemvs uwa sa 1 v e
she looks as charming as when the rose of
ryuuLii nisi uj-iiiru wii ici unceat. iiini
' . f . , .. ... neve. - .
ct li i "... Mi u fu-
. j In her neighborhood she is tbe friend and
. f.,, - V. . .,.
, the womW wh m, pflssm 1ier M
rf k5ndncM f We M '
g woman cannot J,j , shf ul
bjJ Bn(. bnni hl f nJ
. . humWe (,oe(,- of m RnJ
If the young lady desires td
retain in the bloom and beauty of youth
let her not yield to the sway of fashion and
folly; let her love youth and virtue, and td
the close of life she will retain those feel
ings which now mak life appear a garded
of sweets ever fresh and ever new. '
Ths Great Dodoe. The London cor;
respondent of tbe Tribune thus alludes to
the Pierce Minister to the Court of Mad
rid, sent out to fill the place vacated by
Soule: .' '-' :
Tho greater of all the Dodges, Augns-
i ' . . :.i ..1 . :.
tus La?S!tr UOUL'e una pnm n vei v euor vie-
t o London; he left almost immediately
' " " .' . . pftris: wlw,ra thts jr..
, - - hRye been incom ,eta wUh.
P0'"" . ,f- .-i.ihj.i V;ml!(.if ;
- "i depaVtmen. as a spl-ciman
'ur9. fi;nnmn.U. in Arrler to
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l.l ,1,1, Mrnrrreiira Rnirit flf lllA Dsm-
. jm;..;.t ,;n nt r.n. Pioro !
- - ; cW
Oxensteiroe the groat fiweodish
fi(-. b . a,T.nte.nlh Centurv to
nig equal aja n, ior - mere is uu'onu nercvi
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