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BY DAVIS -t CREWS. ABBEVILLE, S. C., THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 13, 1859. VOI. XV ivr? to
qxxxv uur.&, AHU THERE SHE GOES." j
The following amusing and well to'd.,
story was piil>li^!ie?l for the first, time, i; !
J one of the city papers of (lotham, .some
fifteen years ago. A d ay or two si nee j
wo fell in with a gentleman who look
pains to aci|tiainl himself personally with j
the faels at the time of their occurrence,
mid who vouches for the truthfulness of
the subjoined narrative i
Not long since, two stylish-looking persons
put up for the night in llie upper
part or the oily. On the morrow, after
ordering their bill, they scut for the landlord,
who was not long in wailing upon his
" I wish to purchase tlnit old clock up
stairs; will you sell it?" usked the elder,
\vhile the vounjror cast his eves over tin- i
columns of a newspaper which lay upon |
the table. The landlord, who had set no I
great value upon the clock, except as an j
heir-loom, began t>? suspect it might pos- j
so.ss the virtue of I ley wood's chair, all I
filled with coin?and almost involunta- I
lily the tlirco ascended to the room which !
" . 1 '
contained it. I
'The fact is," said the older, "I onec j
won twenty pounds with a clock like !
that." j %
"Twenty pounds!" ejaculated llie land- i
" ^ os. ^ oil set; t lint tle-re w:i- olio
like it in a uxnu down in J*Nsi x, ami a j
follow hot llli' li<* eolild |;o.-|? 11fulo- |
finger swinging with tin- ni-mlaliim fur an i
liolir, on!v saving, " Here she goes the|-?-|
she goes." lie ooiililn'i <lo it. 1 walk- ' .
cd the money out of him ill no time ! ; ^
" Vou did." You couldn't walk il out I
of mo. " I'll hot Ion pounds I can do il
on the spot." ,
"Done!" cri-'d the stranger. t
'I )u? Rtrii#*!.- i*i?r111 ?%??! !?! ?
? ? "i *
back t<? tlii* (.able atxl door, the Iau<llor?l j s
popped inlo a chair.
"Ilore she goes. there she goes ?" ami ^
bis linger waved a curve, his e\vs fully ii.x?:?l
on the |ieuilulum. The fellow's inteiTiip- (
" Where is the money ? Plank the m<?n- r
The landlord was not to lose in that way. ?
11 is fore-linger slowly ami surely went with
the pendulum, anil Irs l?*ft hand disengaged
his purse from his pocket, which he threw
behiml him on the table. Ail was silent ;
the dapper man at length exclaimed.
"Shail I deposit the* money in the humls c
of the waiter ?" s:
"Here she goes, there she goes!" was t.,
the only wi?wer.
One of the wags left the room. He p
beard him go down stairs, hut he was not a
< ? i.? ,i:?.i i... .1 . . i
cv> in; uimuu'cu i?y tnai hick.
I'resently tl,ie waiter entered, and touching
liiiu upon the shoulder, asked. w
" Mr. H , are you crazy ? What
are you lining?" il
" Here she goes, tlicrre s.lio ernes !" he rc- i p
spcnded, his hand and fore-linger waiving ii
as before. Ii
The waiter rushed down stairs, called one
of the neighbors, and invited liiin up to see i
his master. They ascended, and the neiyh- j ?
l?or seizing him gently by the shoulder, in I ^
an imploring voice, said, ,
'* Mr. 15 , do not sit here. Come, ^
go down stairs ; what can possibly possess c
you to he sitting here !"
" Here she goes, there she goes!" was
the only reply, and ihe solemn lace and
tlie slow moving finger settled the mat- ^
" lie is m ill," replied tlie friend, " we j
must go Ati' a doctor." I tj
Tiie landlord was not to bo duped, lie j
was not to be deceived, though tlie whole | t<
town caine to interrupt him. j w
" You liad better call up bin wife," added n
the friend. t(
, "Ilero sho goes, there she goes?" re- o
|>eatcd the landlord, and still tlie hand mov- Ii
ed on. ( Ii
In a moment, his wife entered, full of h
^ agony of soul ic'
j My dear, she kindly Raul, " look on si
W nu>, it is your wife who speaks !" ' j,
9 ,lIIere tlie goes, lli?*ie she goes!" Iiis |,
hand continued to inove, but Iiis wife j
wouldn't go ; she would stay, and he thought a
alio was determined to conspire against ;1
Iiim, and make him lose tlie wmrer Sil?. !
- a"' ,-,,w j
wept as she continued,
" What cause liavo you for tliis? Why j
do you do so? Has your wife' ! a
" Ilc-re she goes, there she goes!" and ?
liis finger seemed to ha tracing its airy
progress, for anything sho could ascertain
to the contrary.
"My dear," she still continued, thinking t<
that the thought of his child, whom ho n
fondly loved, would tend to restore him, f<
"shall I call up your daughter?"
" Hero she goes, tliere she goes!" tho
landlord again repeated his eyes becoming Cl
more and more fixed and glazed from the
steadiness of the gaze. A slight smile, c'
which had a great effect upon tho minds of ^
those prosent, played upon his fiioe as lie ^
thought of tho many unsuccessful resorts
to win him from his purpose, and of hi8
? .1 '(' 1_??.? c<
ouv/cdoo in u/iiiini^ iiiuiui iiiu piiysician
entered. lie stood by the side of tlio lm-y ^
man. IIo looked at liirn in silence?shook *
his bead, and to tbe anxious inquiry of bis
"No madam.1' The fewer persons here c<
the lieiter. Tli?! tnaid hotter stay
away; do not leave t!i?? maid"
" Here she t;>'es, there she goes!'' j'et
again in l<armnnv wiih tin; waving linper, j
issued again I ruin thy I i | ? ?. of the land- I
"A consultation, I think, wnl he . necessary,"
said the physician, " Will you run
at once for l>r. A ?"
Tlie kind neighbor buttoned tip his coat
and hurried from the room.
In a few minutes Dr. A , with an- I
other medical gentleman entered.
"This is a sorry sight," said lie to the-j
doctor with Iiiin.
" Indeed it is sir," was tlie reply. It is a
sudden attack, one of the'
"Hero she goes, there she ^<ics!'' was
the sole reply. The physicians stepped into
a corner, ami consulted together.
" It is . dvi>alde, I think, that his head j
Iks shaved,*' said one to the other, who as- j
Rented?"and I will dispatch a servant for
a harliar,''a resolution which he putTninie"
iiatelv into ell'ect.
Hero she Jfoes, there she goes !" almost 1
dionicd the lamllord, as the minute 1i;mi<I
ii rived at the doired point. '
'1'lie hariier arrived, he wai naturally a '
alkalive man. and when the doctor made i '
ome casual remarks relleetinj* upon the j I
juality of the instrument he was ahout to | '
Ise, lie iepiied. j >'
"All. li.'t! Nfon-ienr, you sav verv hail f
</.or. ' l is heatiliful! Lcok !?look ! Very :
food isn't he ?" '
" Here she -400s, there site jyoes !" sereain- . 1
d tlie I nlli?*il 1.;- 1 * -
... ? ? nit in*; till Oil 1
face gathering :i smile, and liis whole ' '
i.'tiilu in readiness convulsed with ;t ; '
'1 In* barner was amazed. "Here she :
joos, llici't: she noes," lie responded in i t
1 Mi host Knglbh Ins could use. " Van: ' c
hall, vare shall I begin ? Vat is dat he i
" Share, his head at oikv," interrupted t
he doctor. t
"Hero she goes, there she g'les'." for p
In: hist time cried the landlord, as the dock v
truck tins hour of nine, and he spiting \
nun his sent in an ecstaey of delight, t
ere:Miiiii'_r at the t<>p of his voice, as he s
ki|?|ied around the loom. i
"I've won it ! I've won it !'' t
" \\ hat ?"' said the waiter. :i
" W hat ?" echoed ihe doctors, c
" What re-echoed the wife." I
Why. the wager? U*i> pounds ?" l^nt* t
astitit; hi* eyes around the room, :?nt 1 tnis- <_
i:??; tlie young men who had induced him !
> watch the chick, he asked : c
" Where are those young men who sup- t
ed here last night? Kh ? Quick! Where a
re they ?" L
"They wont axvay in their phoalon near*
, an hour ago, sir," was tlie reply of the
'Ihe truth llashcd like .1 thutuh-r holt /
ir.niirh his nt nd. They had taken his j,
oek'-l ImioU, with tWentv-oii?'pounds there
I, aild had decamped?a couple of .swini- :l
ug sharpers, with wit to hack them. v
JI'iw Jnfiii Sir iri'f'or licit if.?The law of "
ic State, of Virginia prohibits rflarriage n
nlessthe parties are of lawful age, or by 11
lie i'ous<'iit of the patents. I1
.( hit X , a well to-do farmer, in '?
te Valley of Virginia, was blessed with "
'I -1 " 1
u.?;i-]n. unit oesioeraium?a "
iff. .I'llin ra^t his eyes around, hut un- ti
lu'o's.-fuliv, until they fell upon ilie form s<
f Hetty?daughter of John Jones, one of tl
ie prettiest ami nicest girls in the whole i>
ountry. After a courtship of six weeks, tl
ohu wns rendered happy hy the consent of v
lie fjiir Hetty. a
The next day, John, with a friend, went sj
> town to get the necessary documents ,t
'itla the forms of procuring which he was j,
lost lamentably ignorant. lieing directed f(
? the clerk's office, John with a good deal (|
f hesitation informed the itrhane Mr. c
>r?vvu that lie was going to get married to ()
>ettv Jones, and wanted to know what
0 must do to compass that desirable n
m- ?- ! ' ' 1
mini. .>11. Iiniwll 111 <1 I'UIUU
mill! informed him, tlmt after lifting sat'ii'-.'l
that no legal impediment prevented^ v
? would ;j;r:int a license. s,
" Allow uitt," said Brown, "to nsk you f,
few questions" You are 21 years of |]
gn. I suppose, Mr. N ?" p
" Yes," said John. c
" Do you solemnly sw<-ar that Betty a
lines, spinster, is of lawful (made s?
ml enacted by the Legislature, of Vir- b
iiiia.) to tiiko the marriage vow ]" o
"What's that?" said John. _
Mr. 11. repeated. ,]
"Well," said John, "Mr. Clerk, I want 'i'
, iikiimuii, uui i joined mu cnurcli I a
t the last revival, and I wouldn't swear li
)r a hundred dollars." o
"Then, sir, you cannot get married." p
" Can't got married ! Good gra- tl
Mr. Clerk, they'll turn mo out of the t|
liurcli if I swear ! Don't refuse me, Mr. t|
lerk, for lioaven sake. I'll give you j,
10 if you lot mo off from swearing."
" Can't do it, Mr. N g
" Hold on, Mr. Clerk, I'll swoar. ] v
mldn't give ;ip Botty for ton churches. ^
11 swear, may I l>o d?d, if she ain't r(
B years old?give ir.o the license. e
After the Clerk bursted a few of the e
nitons off his vest, ho granted the li. n
Anatomists and physiologists have lahoriv
1 very earnestly to account for or show
llii' "cause" of color, Hot of the !!eL'ro alone,
hut in the ea?e of our own race. TIm'V
have m?i:erai!v ? apposed that the ]>!;/iri<u(ion
iiif/rmn, a substance lyin^j immediately
bem-ath the outer "kin or cuticle constituted
this cause, and therefore the complexion
was fair or dark, blonde or brunette,
just as this "coloring" matter mitrht happen
to he dark or otherwise. This, in a
sense, is doubtless true, hut to speak of it j
as a'eause is an abuse of terms, for it is J
simplv a fact, and no more a cause thai; it j
is an ctlect. Cause and causes in natural j
phenomena are known only to tlit* mind of
Omnipotence, and why the Caucasian color
...i.u.. .... .1. n -- - i -- o
...III., Ul Liu- iUIMIfrill yCllOW, 0|- I lie III!- |
gro liiacfc, is as absolutely hidden from u- I
as the "caUMi" of their existence at all ? as !
wholly beyond lii?; sc-??|?e of human intclli- i
gelice, ami therefore of rational cinpiirv, as !
Liu; "cause" of tin- return of die seasons, or
why men and a nals at a certain time arrive
at maturity or linally decay and die.?
The divine wisdom and perfect, iitiicss of
I lie fact itself, however is clearly appreciable.
and we are able to see not only ils
lansei'iidanl importance, hut the utter impossibility
of its being otherwise. There
s.iu all the works of <?od peilVet hannonv
is well a> perfect wisdom, and therefore
>uch a monstrosity as a "colored man"?or
i being like ourselves in all except the color
.if tin* negro, is not merely ah.-urd l>ut as
mpos-ihle. in fact, though not so pa'.palilc
o a superficial intelligence, as a white body
tfith a negro head on its shoulders, or indeed
i- a dog with the head of any other ani
na 1 or form of being.
Tiie face of the Caucasian reflects tfio
haiaoter, the emotions, the instiie-ls, Ao a
:ertain extent Ili<; intellectual foiees, and
svcii (lie acquired habits, tin; virtues or vires
??l" the individual. Tl.is, to a certain
xtent, depends <iii tin- mobility of tin- fa:ial
muscles and the general anatomical
trueture ami outline of tins features, but
vithotit our color tin* next expression wouM
m* very impel feet, and tlic t'.iee wholly in
apable of ivllecting the inner nature ami
pecilie character of the race. For exam>le:
"\Vlisil is there at the same time so
harming ami so indicative of inii< r purity
iml innocence as the blush of maiden mod
sly ? For an instant the fair face is scaret,
then perhaps paler than ever in its <leli
ate transparency, and these physical clian*
fi's, beautiful as they may be to the eve,
re rendered a thousand times more so by
tur consciousness that they relied moral
motions infinitely more beautiful. Can
,uy one suppose such a thing possible to a
>lsurk face?that these sudden and startling
heruations of color which reflect the moral
lerceptions and elevated iialnre of the
iliiUs women, are possible in the negress.
Ind if tin* latter cannot r?-ll?*<-t these tilings
ii ln-r faee?if her features art! utterly in*
apahle of expre<Hiij; emotions so elevated
nd heatifnl, is it not certain Unit slio is
l iiliont tin-in?tliat tltey have no existence
i her inner heitijr, are no portion of her
loral nature ? To suppose otherwise is 1
ot only ahsurd hut impious?it is to supo-e
that, the Almighty Creator would enow
a heiug with moral wants and eapaciies
that could have no development ? with
n inner nature denied any external relleeion
or manifestation of its wants or of iti*lf.
Of course it is not intended to say |
lint the negreSR has not a moral nature, it I (
i only intended to demonstrate the fact. ' <
lint she lias not the m??ral nature of tin* j 1
bite woman. She absolutely does not '
ml absolutely cannot give outward ox pros- (
ion to those high moral <|Uali1ies which <
re reflected in the varying color ami changig
features of the white woman, and there '
>re those who would endow her inner mi '
ire with these qualities, must necessarily (
harge the Creator with the gross injustice
f withholding from her any expression of
ualities so essential to their own happiness |
s well as to our conception of the dignity <
< d beauty of womanhood.
This same illustration is extensively di '
ersifi"d in legard to the other sex. It is j
sen every day in our social life, and con i
onts us at every stop. The white man is 1
usliod with anger, or livid with fear, or
ale with grief. lie is ut one moment so
liarged with the darker passions as to he 1
Imo-t Idack, and the next so softened hv
>rrow or stricken hy grief that his face is
loodless and absolutely white. All these '
utward manifestations of the inner nature
-of the moral being which God has en '
owed us with?are familiar to every ono.
lioy form :i portion of our daily experience, j
'"1 constitute an essential part of our social J
fo> Tliero are great differences among
ur own people in regard to the general ex
ress'ou of Uie features. Some reflect in
iieir faces all ili?? emotions by which tliey
re moved, wliiUi others a?e so solid, or
icy have acquired such a control oVer
jemselves in these recocts, as to appear
openotrablo. Hut this bus no connection 1
filli color, or any correspondoneo with that
reat fundamental and specific fact ;
rhich and through which the Almighty 8
as stamped the character and rovealed t|10 (
jhitive conditions of tho several human ra
es. Like all the other great facts involved,
idor is the standard and exact admeasure '
lent of tho specific character. TUe Can ?
usian is white?tho negro ie black?the i
lir.-t in the mo>t superior?the latter must
inferior?ami between these extremes of
humanity are the intvrm*?te races appro*
iiM.'iliirt to the former cr a} proaehinj; the
latter, ju*t as t!: Ahni<;htv, in His I?i?u
j le?s wi-dom and imtl'iMo hetiifieeiuv, has
I seen iit to order it. <'<>! r ii no more radi
eal or universal, or maie a dilTereneo l??
t \ve? n white iik ti and wjjroea, than any
other fact outside of the courtiers millions
<>f tae's that separate theni. It is morn pal
pahie to the sense, moro unavoidable, hut
no more universai or itivariahlu t'.ian the
hair, the ' voire, the attidude, the (Vaturo.s,
the form of the limits, the single if'.ohule of
Mood or the myriads anil millions of things
that coi.stitute net;io heinjj.
It woiihl serin that the Almighty ('ro
ator, when stamping this palpnhlo di>tiue
lion oil the very snrf i. , had designed to i
fjuard his work fr<>ui a\v poH*ih!e drserra J
lion, anil iln-iefur.* ......1...1 :? - 1 <
r?- >1 11 !> .? II !
1 hut liitmun ignorance. fraud, fully or wick
edness, r<?uld, hv no pos-.ihi!itv, mistake it.
And indcil Un-y ilo not mistake it, for those
perverse creature* amoig us who clamor &o
loiully for negro ispi'd.;y, or that the negro i
shall Isc treated as it / s were a while man,
tody desire to I'orco tl.ev theories on others,
and would rather have 'lie r own families
utterly per:>h from the vwth than lo prae
lice or live up to thesr d'iHrinos in this re
The term, "colored man' or "colored |
people,'' could never have oi\;'mat<:d in a
community having negroes in mid?t, for
it is not only :t misnomer hut mi absurdity, (
as gross as to say a colored li-':i urn colored |
bird, though natural enough ;>i*i|iaps to Ku ,
l'opi-ans, or to those who had never seen no ,
irioes or diU'erent races from themselves. ]
Finally, as color is the s aud;>rd and the |
test of the specific character, impaling the
inner ii:utn>? ?? ?* *'
. ?vi>i.ii v-.?i>.n?iiun;r? oi me
race, so, t io, ic it tlio tost ami --tan.bud of ;
the normal physical condition of the indi ,
viihial. 'i'liu highest boa!tli of the white
man is distinguished by a ]>tne ami trans
parent skin, ?:i 1 exactly sis be departs from (
this, his color is clouded and f.:tllovv, while
that of the is mailc-d bv perfect |
blaclcm-ss, ami tin? depaiture from this is to ,
lil ty brown, almost ash cuior?tun-*, as in :
every thioif else, revealing the eternal truth
that life :tn<l wi ll bi-inj;, social as well as (
individual, is identical with an exact recognition
of these .extremes, and tliat it is only
when disease or uunatuial conditions pre
vail, that a certain approximition to color
or to equality bicom.-s p>>-tib!e.? From |
".V-///O. .V (/m/ jVfijrij Mai'iiy," h>j J. II. |
A Aalive Curiosity.?The Attala (fift.) In- '
telligencvr cluoiiict-'s ilie arrival ii lliut nily of a '
11in:in from (Carroll (l.iuntv, a the interior, 1
iiiinifd Mr, llixi^niaii Ha'xiu:, whom it. justly
i'li:ir.i?:toii/<'S as " Koniciliini; of t curiosity.'*? (
" Mr. Rabiun," says the Iiitdlipncer, " is forty
visus of a if", ami lias ni*vur, uiui! Iiis time, 6oen
a lown, a ruilroatl, or :i stciiiii-cn^iiie. He was
ih'Vit t wruty-niiles from home ltJ~i.ru in his life,
iin.l ii i.l ucvvr seen river until lie
iTos-i'tl it on his way to litis pi t?e. Wus thirty- <
years ol.l liefore he was iinrriod, when he
whs united to a charming youoj lady of fifteen
pumniers. lias luten a Itaptist ireachcr, u school
leather, and it country merchant. He is still ft
resilient of ' sweet Carroll,'tli.it land of chivalry
iitol sonir, whos- stones are iron, and out of whose
liowels wo dig copper, ttc. ?fco. Ho wm in eetalie
rapt tiro 011 first beholding the mighty iron
The A" (/> Cnit.?Tli" editor of llic Chicago
Tini-s, being in I'liiliidclpliin softie days ago, visiled
the IJ. S. M 'lit, and was shown a specimen
>f a new cent. One side of it he says, " is like
llm sanio side of tins one now in use; hut. the
jllier side is new in fact and in design ; the figure
lieing the head nnd part of the bunt of n fc*
male, representing tin- popular imaginary iniperlonntion
of littorty in the form of a go.ldess./
It is intended to issue this new coin, some time
ll the eomioir Tim 1:1? ?i?
j ..... - jnwu< , i n\ *r lllO VIIU IJI9W |
-irculating', is produced from ft inixiure of two
uetnM?coji"r an<l ninkle?three purls of the
rurtner ami one pari of the latter.
Captain Wilkes, of the navy, who was some- !
iqjc airo comiiiiesionod to make an- examination i
>f the mineral deposit its in Cathum county, |
North Carolina, with a view to the establishment j
if a depot of construction for tho navy, has
made a report highly favornble to the oliject,
li?tviii<r found the deposities of coal nnd on of 1
jxtraordinary riclmcM and of inexhaustible ex- i
If your sister, while tenderly engaged in '
\ tender conversation with licr sweetheart
tsks yon to bring a glass of water from an 1
idjoining room, you can start on the er '
rand, but you need not return. You will ?
not be missed, that's certain?we've seen it
tried. Don't forget this little boys.
No man can loll whether lie is rich or <
(loor by turning to his ledger. It is the '
leart that makes a man rich. Hew is rich <
>r poor, according to what ho is, not nccor <
ling to what Ijl' lias.
" Husband, I liavo tho asthma bo bad
.hat I can't breatho."
" Well, my dear, I wouldn't try ; nobody
vants you to."
A Dutchman's heart-rending soliloquy
s doscribed thus : " Slio lofos Shon Michle
to much potter as I, pecause ho cot kooplo
lollara more as I has
Grief knils two hearts in eloscr bonds t
^iin happiness ever can.; and common j
uffftringa arc far atroti^cr links thnrir
non joya. . ^ J
"IN A MIRU1E."
A\ liaL cl?> you think Johnny's birthday -A
present was ? A wheelbarrow. He was ti:m
sixteen years old. And how licli he lull. ?f
44 Now I can wheel mother's dinner home 1?"
from market,"' he said, 4' and I can help ful ]
father, and do ever so many things.*' That the
is right. It is so pleasant to do litilo services
for others, especially for our parents take
For two days he often asked, " Mother* row!
what can L wheel for you?' 1 >ut she had of t
nothing lo Le wheelid, and so she said, tlie .
'' Thank you, Johnny ; hy and-by I shall in ll
have something for you to do.'' Johnny year
wished it was now, and not by-and by. part
About four days after, Johnny and his P!l,'t
harrow and some boys were down by the !l'? '
frog pond at play. And what do you think tmie
they were wheeling ? Four nuidturtles ente
which one of the boys found in tiio swamp, doits
I do not know how ir*u!i pleasure it ?avo
the turt!?; ?, for the" could not laugh and olls
ta'k about it, but the boys had good fun. itine
In a little while Johnny's mother called 'l
him. Ho heard her call the first time, and t>VB '
1... I ! .. ? ? - '
..... OVIWIKI, I'Ul 1IU WilS l'?0 I'll*}- 10 lli'illlllt. ",v' '
Ilis sist.-r then can;o to fiml him. "John- o,v<M
ny, mother wants you U? go down street
:ind bring hotr.o somo fish." Don't want
to, answered ho. " Yes, hut mother wants 1''
you to," said his sisltr. " I'm taking my C,Ul '
turtles to ride, ami i can't,"' cr'.t-d Johnny, niu 1
''I don't want to." "t'oino," cried his sis- ^?"
tor. " In a minute,'' cried Johnny. l/10 *'
How long do you suppose that minute in? f
was? Il was nearly half an hour, and I>0'u
might have hecu a great deal longer, only
that he pilcheil ii:tu the inud ; over wont aiu^
Johnny, wheelbarrow and all. " O dear !
dear he cried, picking himself up, and cu\?"
looking at his dirty clothes. JYotv ho <l,U3^
thought of mother. Ho could run to her weel'
fast enough, now that ho had need of her cou^
help, but he con hi not ifo when she needed ^??"
i . . Bi
tns. O the selfish little boy ! His con
acienco smote him. Ho was loath to bhow nf' '
himself; but go homo ho must, for who
would take cara of such a pitiful-looking f".
chili! but mother. St'"
Home he trudged, leaving the boys to
fetch his barrow. Il was a sober walk.? ' '
. , latur
'O dear he cried, coniini; into the Kitchen :
>,i , , noun
iU?iee?l, lie was almost ready to cry, partly
for the mud, hut most for fear of what his j ^
mother would sav. She heard him, and
* i li
mined round. " You diity boy, go away," ^l0 [(
cried the aunt. "(Joule here, my child,'' ?.i ,v(
L'lit'il his mother. Ah! that is mother; ni,,re
die is always ready to n-ceive her child,
lio\vi?vor sa I his plight. The mother took js tj1(
lier lioy. washed hiiu, undressed him, and ^ j t,
bossed him again in clean sweet clothes.? j
she did not talk much, but she was very jQ ^
kind and very sad too. Ah I she did not
begrudge serving him. Johnny felt her j|jn0)
kindness, and more he .olt his own disobfc- wjiQ
iienne and disobligingness. turns
"Mother," at last he said, "I am going
to kill my Unties." "Why?" she nsked- tjie t
" because," cried Johnny, w because they ^
would'nt let me go down street for you."? we
" Did the poor little turtles beg you not to p0]jt
mind mother ?" she asked. " Not in so Cll]^
many words," answered Johnny, slowly
" but they seemed to say, " Stay, stay a jj
" And do you think it was the poor lit- to g<
tie turtles that said that?" asked his moth- sfca
L?r, seriously. ' ^nitsi
.lohnny hung drtwn his head, as well he j,'
might, trying to throw the blame of his ()(j 0
disobedience on ths turtles, and not where suits
it properly belonged, on his own naughty and
will. Adam and Eve did just so, when _
tlicv did not mind God in the pardon ol '
... , . to
Men. hvc Paul it was tne serpunt who fect j
inado her do wrong. Adam said it was vvnv
Evo tlint made him do wrong. Yon see atm<
wrong doing is always cowardly, trying (',ov
to make excuses, and throwing the 1 lame
upon somebody else. Is it not mean ? ' turat
" Do you really think," asked Johnny's mois
mother again, " that the poor little turtles hern
are to hlamo for your not coming whon t'rac'
mother called you ? Do tlicy deserve to bo .jJ j
punished 3" " No," cried Johr.ny, finding Qnfo
it hard to stand his moehcr's look ; " no;
it was I, only, naughty I. It was 1 that ?A
*aid, Stay, stay ; and, mother, God punishid
me ; he pitched mo into the mud ; and niora
you made me feel bad, you wore so kind cruni
find tears streamed down Johnny's cheeks. Ai
' Do let me go down street now for you,
mother, do." But his mother no longer M
needed the little servico which ho had be- wou'
grudged her. The fish had conio up.? wasu
' Solid me on sonic otlier errand," pleaded keaul
Tohnny. l?ut she had now nothing for him ^ro,r
Lo do. And all that- day, and for many wou^
lays after, a sorrowful shadow rested upon est '
Jie child's heart, for that lost opportunity ftkun
)f serving his dear, donr mother.?Amcri- so
The Human System.?The human sys- wj10
em, in its vital or muscular power, is vory Jntcn
inalogous to an electric machine. Damp t]^
less dispels the force of both, apparently i|ian
11 the saine way. Ilence the debilitating cenan
;ffect of hot weather, caused princip?'ty by tli
>y excessive perspiration. The Quantity Qf 0i,
if prespiration can be greatly' lessened by
efr-iining from unn?'C?cssary drinking. A
k?.. , :
:*hj oiiu c?n hoor D,',,uu' luinseii 10 me orty i
equirements several times less of liquid Detri
,l,Hn JUo f? usually nccnstorned to drink, by holo
rfking only n small quantity at oncc, and bead
epeating it only as often as thirst is felt.? only
The Pen and Lever, in tw
A REDttAltKAULE J.IFJE.
. laic number of the N? ?v Orleans ChrisAdvocate
contains jm interesting sketch
i man who came in boyhood to (i.ulvoslsland,
studied la", became a suceesspractitioner,
served in the wars :?ur iinst.
Mexicans and lud ans, as a comrade of
mel Walker and Addison Clilk-spie, was
n prisoner by t':e Mexicans and narly
escaped perisMw*, became a leader
he public aflat rs of hi* Stale, while at
same time ho wm an active "exhorter"
ic Methodist Clitrch, and linal'v, in the
1857, was genirally designated in all
s of tho State ?. the lust choice of his
y to succeed Gel. Houston in the .'Vn,>f
the United States. During all tliis
i lse had frequently felt it bis duly to
r thy ministry, and waa restrained from
<; so chiefly l-r the opposition of his
, who, aliiiou^j "au excellent and pi'
r ' > -
iiv i.iiivt mi nit' me (>r an
rani preacher's wife. Finally I ho crisis
is history arii'.vd, when ho was on tho
jf being sent lo tho Sc*uute. AVo copy
Irauiatie account of what followed, as
11 by tho Advocate:
iking the letters and papers fro'o all
> of tho State,giving him assumeco of
ion, ho went to his wife and said : " 1
go to the United States Senate. Iloro
ho evidences. If .you wish it, I will
Hut if I ?0, htfl! is uiy doom. I shall
i drunkard as avlaiu as I go to Wasli>n.
I can yet escape. If I pass this
t, I never can. I can enter tho minisvhich
I ought to have done long ago,
save tnysolf fioiu a drunkard's grave,
my soul from liell. But you shall de"
His poor wife, unwilling to relini
the glittering prize in view, replied,
linj, that she could not see why he
1 not be a great man and a Christian
it after prayerful reduction, she would
ncur the. fearful responsibility of dociagaiust
his conscience, and told him to
ito itinerancy and .sho would go with
To the astonishment of the whole
, a letter from him appearod in the pajust
before the meeting of tho Le^is
i', declining the nomination, and ancing
his retirement liom political life,
next thing that was heard of hiiu was
ho was preaching.
ie editor (who voucli?? f i'10 truili or
arrativo) says that tho hopes eutcrlainhis
success as a preacher have been
1 than realized. It adds :
Vhat renders the case more remarkable,
e fact, that before lie declined the UniUates
Senatorship, by a legacy left him
igland, lie became possessed of an am
artuue. Wealth, aud tho bopo of a
position have kept many out of the
rancy; but few, very few, are those
have declined eminent earthly advan
? for it, or rather brought them as ad
rial forces into it that they might bo
nore hygely useful.
o name is given in tho narrative, but
presume that those familiar with tho
ical history of Texas will havo no difli
' in filling the blank.
orscs Stiffened ami Jloof-Ijonm?.?A
3 that is driven on a hard road is liable
it stiffened. I have seen valuable hor
I riven on plank roads a few days get
5 lame. I reasoned to myself of tin*
e, and produced a remedy which proved
tiial. I have since tried it on founder
r hoof bound horses, and with good re
I made a solution of salt anil water,
applied it three times a day, by washing
legs and pouring upon tho bottom of
;ct, ami holding them up a few minutes
I it strike in, and saw tho wonderful cf
n a few days. I account for it in this
: Salt will extract moisture from the
sphere, which keeps the feet moist all
I'hile; it acts nearly like melted grease
i the foot. The hoof becomes tough,
,'et pliable. Like a chunk of wood sa
ed with salt or brine, it is tough yet
t; and so with a horse's foot. And
lot me add, tho habit of rasping tho
ced hoof to toughen it is all folly.?
ly your brine, and it will effect a care,?
t. and blame me if it does not.? Ohio
farm Rhnrirnnl Tf ia on rn-rnr
ink tliat a long face is essential to good
Is, or that laughing is an unpardonable
id vot how many there arc who act as
ey thought so. Some men go through
ritli a countcnanco so gloomy, thnt one
d suppose the world was nothing hut a
}, howling wilderness, instead of a
liful creation which God has made it.
. it.-!- 1 1 *
i meir siiu aim repulsive looks, you
(1 certainly infer that it was the grentjf
all sins to enjoy anything of the
dance which our kind Father above has
crally given us to enjoy.
lere is no religion in a sanctimonious
nor is tbero any in a laugh. Those
choose can think so, b&t as for us, we
d to faugh and grow lat, and believe
In so doing we shall better please God
in wearing a sad and disfigured counice,
such as the Savior said was worn
e self righteous hypocritical Pharisees
i.?Boston Olive Branch.
counsellor in Detroit describes his povis
foUows : " When I first came to
>it, I was in perfect rags ; the smallesl
in my shirt was the one I rtnclt my
thfough, and I had to have that, my
ehirt, washed by the dozen, for it was
- - ? V/. uu
AN HONEST MAN.
"Tli.. luMc -t work of ' ami yet how
f?w there are! An envious, eonsc.ieneestrick'-ti
world Ionics on ami laughs eon
tempt unusly, because lie obeys the dictates
of a whispering eonseic;:ct, 1 >:it in the sight
of hi;j;li heaven lis stand: approved?ail
holiest man. lie st>ps not to ask if tho
world pronounces it well, hut is physically
and mentally, nature's freeman, disdaining
| that miserable servility, that despicable hon
dago that nr.isl always stop to ask, "What
will the world say ?"'
An ft one:: f ? iiov.* one, and wo
will show you a happy man, we will point
you to a strong man ; not mighty in exte
rior manifestation:'alone, but inherently so.
I'ossessing within himself the reason of
action and the ultimate end of his designs.
A man of m ble stamp, who is willing fo
walk independently bv himself carrying hi.?
<>w:i refreshments with him, and drinking
fiom the seeivt sprinifr, of moral and intel
lectual truth, that are ever swelling tip
within his own bosom.
Au honest in on?who does not admiro
his character? Independence lakes a crown
and seals him monarch of his kingdom?
mind. Fuinn wreaths his unassuming brow
with laurel:', fivsh and beautiful from llic
garden of merit. Freedom presents tlio
charter attesting his undisputed right as
Sovereign Ilulcr. Cheerfulness steps meek
ly forward and ?>(Vors him the stoutest a?
tnor of defence, against the mighty hosts
of crushing foes that daily round him gatli
er?thai of a bold and eheeiful spirit.?
Commendation stands mantled in his pros
ence, whispering sweet woids of hope and
kindly holding tho mirror of Truth before)
him ? that h- may rejoice in liis own purity.
And then Contentment with her angel faco
and winning smile, keeps the door or his
inward cabinet, while with commending
ords, she gently speaks, "Ibjoioc thoiT
Aii honest man?one who presents a
master mind the Very birthright of cmi
iience ; a prey lie longer tu fashion's freak,
nor seduced by flattery's winning voice.?
He stands alone?the glorious architect of
his own fortune?the universe a debtor to
his worth * while firm i:i his purpose, con
stant in his integrity, undaunted in hiscour
age?a spectacle to angels aiid to men, lie
~;u liiiuiorea wuen tho trembling
earth shall rock beneath the touch of tlio
Almighty's power. Such moral might is
real, is fti.lurmrr If .1.- ?
, HM.inu.1 tllO "I'JilU
ends of lilo; unlike the lunar beam it af
lords heat sis well as light, never leaving
its possessor with a frozen licariauJ vi.nu.i
affection.*, but full of life and vigor. Willi
a soul ever tremblingly alive to the influence
of this beautiful world, jet always conscious
that only a thin vail separates this actutrf
daily life, from the great hereafter.
An honest man?lie hns liis conflicts,many
and repeated. Yet the struggle only
makes him hotter for the strife, the very
energy arms him with courage. Let tho
loud winds blow, the waves dash high?let
the mighty thunders roar and the angry
tempest rush with fury on. Let the very
pillars of the marble sky shake as from
their basis,'tilI the vast array of shining orb3
seem rocking in their orbits, still amid all
this, the honest, self dependent mind looks
calmly out upon the scene, and unmoved ro
tires within itself to gelhtr courage for fit
An hntfsi nian?lie is his own defence,
his own refugf*. No enemy however formidaMe,
can storm and take the fortress of his
mind?for his actions, those satellites of
self, aro ever present to declare his inno
cence, and thwart the guilty efforts of his
adversaries. Tim fruits of a virtuous exam
pie, shall flourish in immortal vigor, from
the seeds he scatters on the stream of time,
and his reward shall he abundant. Varying
the poet's description, the world might well
say of him :
" His li#V? wan hon.M?and llir> olornpnfc
So tnixM in liim Miat nature inijjhlstand up,
And say toall t lie world?Thi* is an hour?t turn*."
I Cannot J'orf/il.?They told me 1
"should cease to love him?that time would
change me." So it has; 1 am changed,
indeed ! Mv raven tresses, with which hit
J ' fingers
used to toy, are p.'idly streaked with
gray ; my beauty is like the withered flower,
which sunshine and duo can no more revive.
Deep lines of sorrow pencil my once fair
brow, and my sunken eyes seem ever swim
ming with forbidden tears; but the heart's
deep love Time ha* not changed, and all
the long, long years of separation 6eem an
nihilatcd when I think of hint.
801110 ask mo if I ever loved. " "Who
has notV I reply; but wonder when I
hear them tell how often they have loved;
1 sit and listen for a sound that comes
not, and sadly do I nsk : 'Shall I ncvef
hear it more f'
I mark llic young and gay, and henf
their silvery voices discourse of love?mine
was never told in words; tliev seemed uso
I 1 j - t . 1
iup? juiii u> iiiivc no meaning wucn he
looked on tne and Piniled ; and when ho
sat be$idu me, I feared to speak lest I should
break tlio spell and dissipate my blissful
dream. Perhaps it was but a dream, for
often, now, when T am asleep, ho comcs
and smiles on mo the same, and lays his
hand so gently on my brow, as if to smooth
away its wrinkles, and its sorrow, too, until
my enraptured spirit, struggling to bo free
from eaithly fetters, awakens mo lo the
But 1 feel that these cnrth-triaTi But corr
sumo the dross of our mortal natures ; that
the inner being, which shall' never grow
old, may live where Eternity will perfect
what Time cannot destroy.?Hutching's
? rnJm > ?
Tho most remarkable case on record is
that of a Yank< o soaptnan, who, in a vio
lent storm at sea, saved liimself from death
by taking a 'cake of his own soap and wash,
ing himself ashore.