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j 1 Ofj. wait f.r Uij' n;i-!i, ;
T?'"h rivT runs o s-J'-mly,
Tho !iriis t!i'-V i ".' s-.voet, .
Yyur i.t.s auo nHog j-cctiy, :
A 6 ir.:m.-tliitil to cat;
I'j VI i you i!i-v. I-"v- Mft'r'g. ! !
li's :i on "iiy 'k iiH.
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And nVll a. I, :ke a ' j .
' ' Then wait for ibvwgon, Scc
Brieve W,-r!!illis'd;ar' ., ii;-
O'd Mikc3vitl all hi r, ,r
Oto-une.you half as happy" :,
As jhsft I myji-jf; ', :j
We'll Ivavrt ;i'lit;!.' farm,' j !
With u.piff, uiu! cow.
lid you wil'.-n.inil ihi dairy, I
W'h-A I will mnJ d'(J 1
Tln-t) wait for iho wagon. tVC.
To "Sue. ;
If I were a memory p:-.st av. ;
I would U.ig-r wlx-V" fr,M.arr' l
If I wo"r- a ihaos!.: if Pi'.'
I wouU n in dy h.-nn; j
If I w,vrs.a :?X -iili n-.:.gic lipnt.
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i ....,.vi .i.W.,liv.i.ttih "ii oanh uk trr.it
i ..'!..! ot urn! Is :ir
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r 1 Almost. ntV 0110- C:lll i
ueignoor & iron-
tril;Llt:ti.'lO lU-it-i
L . . : .11
This- is iib't ou'jr basy but
4Si liniid. cf a friend.
nuiai 1U
i i r
will nor,
t!ir.fore, believe that what is uatu
r al id ll.o house of- another is nspo$-:
' X . i i . f vi-"nnriin Without:
cim o mi iio;..j. wui
iear, uiu.t "i " ' . . .
.. il.- .. t -,n m:i ' 'S i t ovvwu
life may be upheld in uo. u.ii,
clc-s.
i iv. .1 w! ir.iT toi v.ea-
.1 lrti..i '.v.,1 :.S .inxiousito
;;eaCC
yd iii i.-i.i-, ;
..,-.hvL neighbors kcue;.and ;
wiie,
... -:,.rtnt ivi-ikin'r things cenifarta
lUlOUUV.i - If
oe coui tu- w . i Ay accession of leaps, performed with a i pqcted that he was lyiipg quie.
If anything, goos wrouj,, e v ; th;Jib.ud mischleC I right. Evory
time or out el place, or eveaduagicu . I ' I I mlLTts be.n rresentlv to' quiver Jith
flble, th. re it is made v u ;, , . . . . rc.L.uUpresscd fagdJHeok
the worst; even el oris a w - ;T;; - - rGl5t fcir c0n aigave me a look, In w
excuseij, and to? f;u iu SeS iili we came under the an!d lury were tringey j
-set davs to her ghosts, could not fad
.to make their own homo haf.py
lie every
not fail
VAUs.--Soine curious J persons
if been at l!ie trouble ul analy-
. .. ..: i .. i . ..
Jl
zih- bbtorv, r, m 'unci oij? .
nian nature. The fdhnvuig is Hie
' gr.tilying cheimcal -result; Fije
hundrn! yearsofbi-tory nrntayS
yeai-9 f ; religions war, 73 of ; for
&..i.n,T7 of c;v:Ulo, 17b of pence
ornexhaustion. I,v ihcEe three hun-
tired and seveniy-uvs yet!, .
.there-were pitched btth ..
fl-iv In her amiiv, as omui-
The Moonlight Hide;
imber ol" years ngb, a
A romper o years .go, geu
man in Uydesuaie oucrea me a tu-
ation as head groom, whifh I accept-
ecL He hadi one horse wkjen ; was
ban in Clydesdale' offered me
keptiu a stable by himself, and was,
without exception, the ugliest and
most savage Mijiirnal of bis kind I had
ever seen, mere was not a biugia
point of a strong or a fast horse about
lam. li
le-was as black as charcoal;
ha was -1
ro deser
ained Satan, and I richly did
, o the name. He would fly
at you,
ike a dog, with h 1 s teeth;
attempt to beat you dowjn , with his
! Lre-i-jet; and strike rouu
a
corner
- jat you with his hind ones.
Ho had
beaten off ail the rough-riders, grooms,
and j&ckcys iff that part of the conn-U-V.-'
' 1 ! ' I ! - j-"
After being in the place for a few
I was asked by the gentleman,
i il 1 ttionglit i coum mate aiiyiuiiiig
jof Satan. I replied that if he beat
1 ),tx tlio first, horsfl which
lv , had t'Vcr done so; but still, I jconsid
u,i Icrud l im to be far the most savage I
lilt,, 1 - V, iivut4 v.v " - - ' ' - y
had ever seen. . i :
r -n II" i ' I - - ll-
i . . r . , . ,,t
irvmm lo-morrowiuuncu'iK,
Jk!iu1 h ;n in tiiriHui tn iro awa: i
said hc,!ji3 lie turned to go aay; "I j
will have a few friends with me to
see how you succeed.' j
I determined, however, to try him
that night, and without any fitness
es to seeiV.heiker I succeeded or not.
My room I was over the stables, and
as the moon did not rise till j eleven
o'clock, I threw myself upon the bed
flotlics,and,contrary to ray intention,
fell ;Uleep.!jWhcn I awoke, jtjwss
twelve, the moon was shining bright-
11, and rendering everything as visi
ble as if it were day. i "
I went down to the stable with a
bridle prepared for the purpose, and
a heavilv-loaded whin in my hand.
I knew that It would be impossible to
saddle him; and, indeed I would be
safer on his bare-back, in the event
of tin-owing bimself down. I opened
tho stable-door gently, and there he
was i prone on his side, his legs and
neck stretched out, as I had often,
seen horses 'h'ing .afiir sore fatigue.
I clapped my knee upon his head,
loosed the collar that bound him, sli p-
ped the bit nto his mouth, buckled
the tl'iorit-biir.d, raised! his feet, and
backed him jout.and leaped upon his
hack before he hai time to !get Ins
eves wide opened. But open them
now he did, and . that! with; a ven
" . .. . i .... .t ... i -
geance; he pawed, an4 struck the
k-uU wilh his forc-fectl till the firelgpceti and as 1 was far from being
.Hashed I from the stones: and; then he
- 1 - - - - K -l .
j reared till he fell back ubon the pave
( ineut. I was prepared for this, and
flipped off him as he yrJnt down, and
hen leaped on him again as ho rose,
had not as1 yet touciied him with
whip, bridle : or spur, b'it now I gave
dm tho curb and the spur- at tho
lame instant. He gave, one mad
lound, and therrwent off at a r.tto
hat .completely eclipsed the speed ct
She fleetest horse 1 had ever ridden.
, I (le could not trot, but bis gallop was
inapproachable, and consisted in p.
FJ
i-- tU... ..r., f.vA nH t-.Sah. wbAth -
- ' ... i .
i:uu .. ui uiu-iiwuu, uu.. v w
. :nutn? k irlr.,ri Ap f .f.
r-
. ' e'fn nfoWnndv
i r . i'.s. iiu ii: iiiouiuu-ui.wu'.i")!
ik i-.i i -t -fi-.a- ... f
r,-.. . , - i . -
-leu rki-'ht have put them into a buck-
IS WrC-lCC- .-U UJW wLuu v. -"'
t r (
flift .rlflnmssioii of his
, m
Fiiou
luers lor uu hj.u u iiivjic iuui -
T3 than an ass the way I that ho
i.rked down his head, and tho sud-
kind hand had purposely pre
some
wired' it forme. Had I been m tne
least stunned, or unable to gam my
feet, that instant ho would have torn
me to pieces with his teeth, and beat
en my mangled body into, the earth
with 'bis hoofs. But I at once sprang
to my ., feet, and faced him. jl could
have escaped by , leaping into tho
wood but my biood was up, my buin
; clear,; nnd myteart gave cot one ?x-
I
finn5 r.f tho Kton. a monkev, -ai
, L. J lt, Ul w-- -. V -
, v. i, t,v,.;..rr -.fii ! ho v.o find -stuciC tne snurs into nis; lew strokes, to r
tnougnue nuu oecu uuwiuu ..... , . ,- - - - . m - .
ICeiil, liaic wv-vu f 7 . r. k -1 r; 1 "i-i
n T n In hfiri ft I il nor dVPr niSiilUUIUlL IU.U U LUUiu tiv-u fiv ui i.a.a iinai-
head I but lighted upon a ispof so me, and bemg unable to stand the reins in my nght .
'i-jj w if Irtnted as if : tortures of the spurs, which ! used horse from the ban
SOlO IUU IU033Y, i""" , - i i .. - . " - 1 . l l
tra pulsation:' There he stood upon
hia .hind-legs nearly upright, beatin
u . his ford f(?et Ws moutv
his upper-lip curled, his tfnder
doWD bis 1:ir e white teetli
knci ,ikc - in the moonlight,
glancing line ivory
As soon as ha saw me upon my tei
he -gave a1 yell such as 1 1 never heard
from a horse (bcfore, save o;ice'? and
which I believpis never elicited from
that animal, except when under the
emulation, of frantic rage or iear,
This unearthly cry roused every
Ijving thing within hearing,
my of rooks, startled from ;
An ar
their1 en1
cimipment in the wood, cii pled and
wheeled bttween us and tie moon,
shading hen light, and nlledthe mid-
n teht
air
with their discordant
sqrearns. this attracted the attenf
tion of Sat;
n, and brining his fore
feet to the bound, he pricked uphiij
ears and listened. I spranrr lorwardJ
seized him bv the mane, and vaulted
I t i : . " ' ... : I
upon his back. As I stooped for
ward to gather up the reins, which
were from his head, hoi caught me by
the ciiffof the iafket f-lackily
cket-4-liickily it was
. i . i. i. ii .
uk ,.,i.i
r- ---- r .
nt tf mn' nK mm it un io inei.uim in.ia uainii tunc
Instantly be
seized me
BUUUIUCl
again; but this time
he succeeded
rather better, having a small portion;!
of the skin and tlesh of niy thigh be-
tweeujhis teeth. The! intense pain
occasioned bv the bite; or rath
bruise, ofa horse's mouth can only
be properly judged of by those who
have felt it.' I was the madder of the
two now; and of all animals, an en
raired man is the most dangerous
and the most, fearless. I gave him a
blow between the ears with the end
iA' ihn whin. hiuI ho went down at
nnrr srnrmwl and senseless, with his
legs doubled up under him, and hi
j nose buried in the ground. 1 drew
his fore-legs from under: him, that he
; might rise tho more readily, and then
lashed him into life. He turned his
head slowly roundJ and lookod at me
and then. I saw that
ol his eye was near!
that if II could folkr.
Uige I had gained,
I ly te tho conqueror.
him to rise, mounted him; and struck
at ' once with whip . and spur. He
j gave a few bounds forward, a stagger
o two, and then fell heavily, upon his
'side. I was nearly under him; hcv;-
j ever, I did save my distance, altnoagn
, that was about all.
! I now began to feel
sorry for him";
his Wonderful speed bad won ; my re-
'
naturally cruel, wnip or -spar 1 never
used except in bsesefneceiity; so I;
thoucht 1 would allow him to r.o;ior
a few minutes, if he did not mclit:6 to
tret ud of himself. However, als 1;
had no faith in tco creaturo, i sai
: -i . T 1
down upon him, ana watched him
in -
j tently. He lay'-motiodess, withpnsjidoniity..
eyes shut; and had it not been
for
the firm aud fast beat of his licarL I
should have' considered, him dli;g
froh the effects cf tU blow; but
:1
ng pulsation told be that th
re
'was plenty of life in Uni; and I bus -
:, mddi -
lied his eves,.!
Inch fear
blended. . I
i ... -, . . ii -j ,i
iar net witnou. superum.-, aim
, ----- r i . it, i
nled under
f,riii!i instant li Q'uiea unuer
! f!-t. Innk. us the thouiht that the
"..I. . , . I 1 i i
" - -w j . .
i h ; r itnsi!iT.f.v Druce u.eiore mei
" S' t ; I . .! . ,.-ui
spirit indict!
j might actually, p& tho
ted by his name
With 'a muttered
f.dlv. I thikw the idea
it - 'v. - --.i v 1 1
froim me leaped up so
zcdine reins
ith a lash arl a crv
made h i m
: spring to ins lect-
rr.n ih.pi him r.s
frecly (it was no time for mercy!) he
gave two: or three plunges, and. then
bounded away, at that dreadful leap
iug;. gallop that paeo wjhieh seemed
peculiarly his own. I tried to mod
eralo his speed with tha ! bridle; ;but
fouiid, to my surprise, iti&tT bad no
coramand over him. I knew at onoe
that something was wrong, as, ,with
the' bit IJiad in his mouth, I ought
to have had th power to have broken
stooped forward
ascertain the ca
ise; the loose earn
. 1 V I 1
dauding at the li
ide of his head ga
ve
a satisfactory e
He had it nil
was fairly off wi
blanation.
lis own way now; he
... :
wilu me; andall I could
do was to bear his head as well as I
could, to prevent him from stumb
Iincr. IloweverJ as it would hive
1
been bad policy lo let him know 1 ow
much he was master, I gave him
occasional toucn with the spur, :a$
wishing: him to
accelerate his pace;
and wi.en he made an extra bou
- ; I patted 'him on1 he neck, as if pie
ts-
ed with his'pertlolinance.
A1 watery cloud was passing oyer
the face of the moon, which rendered
evervthinsr dim and inuistinct, as &vc
tore awav down! 'trriissy fclone; lll;o
- i view terminating
m a
grove- oi
ill
trees, situated npAn a risin'g-gi-ouAd
jUeyond the daik bnUine ot the tre
it:
! 1 taw inothing-
As 1 we n cared
the grove, Sat
J slacked his i-peed;
this I thought
did with a viaw.flo ctu.-h me agaii
' the-tsunks of the trees: To previf
revJn;j
. ii i i .
to to thi;
-4 ..."
; struck him with the spurs, and aw
i! again
he went likf fury. As he bur
through the tree
,.l tiung
my he
j forward upon hid
neck,
to preve
my sell trom bein
; swept oft' by t
ie
bwer
branches.! In doing this, t
accidontall fcame in conta
-I 1 I T i ..
spurs
with
c mendous leap forwaid-the groui d
i-fsank -under his feet the horse w is
1:3 sides, lie crave one u
j'.throwu over his'
own bead I w i
(jerked into the airtanif, amid an a
danche ol earth; indsMnes, we wete
hurled down a per endi"ulur bank i
! to tile brown, swollen waters of
tl
"lyde.
Owing to abend in the
nver-f-
the force of Jthd I current
wtis m-
j rx-cted . against this particu
ar spo
and had undcrminled ,it; and
.1 thong
the rirer at tlje utlxtl bound
A Litre ojatititiy of rain hi
d fallen
id the upper part
of the shire; am
in consequence,' the river wa3,fui
frbni bank to bank
stranger to the
so1, that I had
piace;
'it ! ' I
jUp
loscd we were run
j ning from the r
'.vei
Thi, combine
wjth the suthleiinc
ofj th$ shock, awl
the appearance of i tdrbid, rapid ;riv
. .! .! I. j -l
or sweeping dowii tiers, L.rubawyor.
branches, hay, conj
id straw belor.
. it, with resistless Ulorce was so iorr.;
i
, eign to my idea ot the cairn, peateiui
hi3 jawbone.
to
r "I. a. 1 1 In t J
' :i ' r- . i . : I ! word mis had a Very dilfcrent annli-
y quenched, andiyct down at once t tlpudcrtil undr . l;fuLhrnsP(i s sv
V up mo flu au- j iiio uwpeiaiuiwii. vi i , ,
. ii.. ,i i jV .i i.i r v. .. 1 1 iiiav- . ' o - r ji . -j
1 should ummate- er, u uiu not Mgum, i s uouu v , . . 0 . , . ;5!,:upwkA '
f ..,:-..,1 t I. ..... .I' Un. c-Mvrr-.mr lMfti "1 p -.- j
i. now .aa&iSLtru juivo i.cifuicu, u nvi Ql"n o r
Clyde, that, whenll rose to; the sur:;pea,u. & stcrlilll, Wag cast with
i w T -i 1 ! . ' I 1 1 II I
j lace, l was quite iicwiiueicu, unu u.ui
! very serious
douljts aj to 'my own
1 !
j 1 1 was roused fro,
m this slate of be-j
i wilderment by ,tli
e snorting and;
gashing of the hot
so; htfwas making
ihcLbuld attempt's! to
ale the pcrpendic -
iifiar bank. Had I
been thrown into
j the body of the
stream, I should;;
1 hjvesbeen swept iJway, and thc-ani-
, ..i- i
ti allj;
mal: must have p
crished; but i
heavy runs o
wati
salt.
cr fresh,
tlic-ro is what
is Jermcu. an u i u
stream, running closo in-shore, l:i a
i contrary direction1 to the m nn body i
i .. t", ii. ... . il .. ill
I ha
vcisecn Ilighhmd -
( crk
j ui; uiu waitr,
crs in
their boats hatching fish in the
I eddv stream of thd Gulf of Cortlev
i r . ...
; 1 i ... .L . 1. ,k.- ,1,. f,, ,-ir .I
ithe
I main tide, which had it but got jthe
rc.ui. wnniu a iioi-ui..wu
i. ' . . . i
slightest hold on;
their boat, would
have swept them With fearful velocity
into the iaws of the roaring gull, i I
! was caught by this
eddy, which kepi
ni.i .4- f Jnn.-irv find enabled line, py
feadh the horse s side
a. 1 v. ....
le: so i tocli the
land, wheeled
he
k, ahd'dahet'
w in fl tUn cfronrM.
ofii
thej current. " ' Away . we went, b ian j
lKU J.i-il liiui iirv i."" ...'C--i j
and L in capital spirits both; not ail
doubt of our effecting a sale landing!
r i ) . - ..
ever crossed my mind. And the horse
evinced his certainly upon that Sub
ject by snatching a bitfe out of a heap
of hay tljat floatec at his sidej and
eating it as composedly as if he had
beep in the stablo.
W soon swept round the .high
01 10 iauu uuic,;;.ii.u uuin..i,
bank that ihad ciiused our misfortune,
and" came jtoa livel part of th coun
try, which was looded far up ihtp the
fields. I then, struck strongly qut in
a slanting direc
ion for the shord and
soon had th$ s
Ltisiiictiou of finding
myself once) once upon the; green
turf. Satan si ook I himself, pripked
up his ears, and
I ' - V 1.
gave a low neigh.
1 then stroked 1
Um, and spoke llind-
an-jly ,to him. lid returned the caress
if by licking my, hand. Poor Tellow!!
he had ton trotted
a friendshin for
me in the water
friendship which
terminlated oh
i . I ! -
with his life; and
- i
Wlncn was rend
dj-ed. the more ivJlua
hie, by his nevW
au"
other living thin
A VeaTjierwjse
ParagFwpij
Mr
the dew .lies plei tiluliy, on the grass
t .1 i U ii ii .1' I
alter a fur day, M;is the sign ol nnloth- W(Jre mtd ot- thc s;ime; . The wed
er. If not, there is no wind, rain Li:. . ..... . ..i .i.
must lollow-i A ted evening sky por-
tends fine weathbr: ibut if it spreads
too far up frorri I tho horizon in jthe
evening, nnu eppeci;
i
jecially morning it
faiu, 6r both. Vhen
foretells wind or
jjine fcKy hi pnov weatner is .tinged
io rain will increase;
jt-; if with deep blu ? it will be showery,
u j W hen the clouds are formed like flee-
lt;c:s, i;uc uense tin t.ne mwuie, nnu
lil ! - il '111
bright
y Drignr, they tire the signs ot rest,
-l ivifli li'iH c nnu I Ar ri!n Turn ur.
! rents of clouds always portend ram,
j 'in summef-, thunder. If the
j ?p6n looks palp and dim, expect
s;rain; il red, wind; and U her natural
color, with la clear sky, fair weather.
The Domestic Bca.-There isrea-
. , i -, , ,i ii
cn to suppose tlhat the bed-bug was,
il I . ! T, i
at least, not common in hngland prior
to the great fire in London, in ;1CGG,
'after which event, as is generally be
lieved; it was imported with the tim-
' her brought fronijCanadaJ Certain it
in unie 01 onuKspeare tne
fearful
additional iroof hi Mathew's version
of the IJiblJ, where the passage, f'Thou
shall not bb .frail of the terror by
night," (Ppalm kci. 5,) is rendered
"Thou shall not Ue afraid of aay b'Jgs
I
Something Worth Knowing. The
yard is derived fifcim the SaxonVord
igyrd, or girth, ..being' originally the
circuinfjrenfco of t lie body, until Hen-
irv j tccrceti th.it it should bo the
I length of his arn
Inch,"from uniea,
or twelfth.
In IpGG, when William
the CoiKiueror bb?an to . reiirn. the
- . T-i .1
. jeep cro33 d0 that it might be broken
;in j lf ' g 1 lf.n
nny, or in quarters,
farthings.
I
I lor ftmrtlimgs, oil
YmenT Tiiis is a Hebrew Iword,!
' employed, to con
inn what has been
'! announced, and-.
according to the
! tei
orot-the di.scursc to which 'it is
lendcid, sigififi
s either "That is!
tide"
pr, "Alav
it bo so" or, 'I
t is, in fact, a form
igiree u
that."
! 0f tpeccfi indicati
ve of .an :; assertion,
, a
;iri!
or a. con
cnti i
Df l6,2G8 in!
mts, born on the
j sai he day, 1,24 S died within one
ye; and the pibporhon of deaths
cduunue, utiiu ao uie tun oi ima -
y (brs only 0,100
: ! i - i -. : I ft 'jl
s- stem streugthets. Death decreas
esi
uiitil the age on 21; the commeucc-
ment of maturiH and'
and' the period of
j highest iicaun. ,io-t
enter on this
period, aiid 0,302
reach 35, the me-
a;.iHiian
of . manhood. In 20 years
more but 5,727
ll.niif Ivilf iha nri'ri.
, i. . . .. .
....I tinnihfr rnni'ilrl
and now death
comes frequent, uitil at'TO but 1000
! survive. A few live n to the close
i of the century. idherfHhe drama is
ended. The last
man is dead.
A trifling faJsehood,a slight equiv
k . j .
ocation, a in
Lie manceavre, 13 often
sufiicient in
a! moment to extin-
guish the favbrab
e opinion which yse
have had of j a' person, it seems even
. ill
to change his' features-, his looks, and
gives quite another expression to bis
most insignincai.
it nclions , rind his
V.
iv i 1 1 : i j .
A Roiuanlic Affair
A da' or two tiuce, we published,
says a Cincinnati paper, the mar
riage of Mr. F- , of Vicksburg,
to Miss R , ofCovingtoa. From
circumstances of a rather singular
character, connected ;with the mar
riage, a good deal ofgobsip has been
occasioned in this community du
ring several - days '''past. : It appears
that Mr.S), of Covington, had been
paying his nddresses to the lady, and
had pressed, his suit s
ccessfuil-ys
he had reason to beliovd
, for the en-
gagemeut had been completed and
- j the wedding day fixed
Mr."S;,luip-
i py in ilqj,rotestations and caresses
pf love, made no secret cf his ap
proaching nuptials. Tho wedding
garments were prepared, the clergy-
m.in IV.,C sl(i fr,,,n,u nhnwrl
nrtlWiir (n cIin,i.lv last tho
.L. .. :r;. h;
j tenjej the arranrrements finally
!coni)leodj and iU trip! to Niagara
y navn the honeymoon, agreed
; Twenty minutes after the de
n;.rhirfl oFr- s the nffinncad bride
j left uso in compnnv with Mr: P. of
vicksbur. Thev came directly
1' CD y
, tl and at .he Denni-
son house were man and wife. : "
- ,
i 0f tt- t, ...jf.rtnn-ite Mr. S. re
-i i j-i
mained in blissful ignorance until a
hitfi Imur on Sundav evenimr. when
j the f;ltker of the young lady called
! u 0Q him and overwhelmed him with
the astounding intelligence. His
feelings, on being convinced of its
i.,..ik h i'rM..rr!nnrt nAVom Kilt
UiV" T uXrZ? ;Z
I UUli Ut'SCllUCU. AlIC Kllllt-i ii-
I ,. , , , . Ua
Ul"ll,llll UCJUIIU CftUIWOWll ill
, t , i tt
rt ?im nor ri nw ii'inu hi it . mi vij
couduct of his daughter. - Ho swore,
although ho never swore before, that
she should never receive one cent of
his wealth he is worth near 100,
000 and that nothing should in
duce a reconciliation. The nexfc
morning the news spread everywhere,
and Mr. S. found all Covington jest
ing about his misfortune. This jilt
ing affair, so -extraordinary' and un
accountable at first glance, is ex
plained after this manner, by those
who appear to. know. Miss R. had
loved Mr. P. and been engaged for
several'cars, but her parents had
foiiiJdeii tho match, so the lady
the sex is ever fertile in expedients
determined to choose a lother lov
er, one whom her 'parent; approved,
and thus, after securing their written :
j consent that she should many, not
withstanding she was "under age,
called in a former lover to. bear off
tho prize. " This sne enected.by mas.,
ing a cai s paw oi nu. o., iuu v ;
F" snc Pe
pears she peWormed this Mbs. tUtre a!tnogi; tre
transaction from beginning to end ? -
without once exciting the suspicions L J Uosend apart of hi?
ol her parents or lover. ,
ivu r.Ct-Y. i.,l. n tit etrtr
II IIU, unci -J -iiii n, wt.; "";
l.ll i, -tt.y c..i,
r ! I
will question tl
... . P , ; flesh from bi5 left arm, snd st'tc:
romantic part ol tne i . . i . . .
-i in t', p.r !"'?t over hi. teeth, so as to pro
to be told, ino tor-: ,. ,. :., ,
! man? But the
story remains
jsaken lover,
,. . . . IP n ..
....... ..0 . -
thousand and oTio times
3 n un. ;
- ,1-Vinf lil.
should do under such a pairJful em
u-7u"BUt; " 1 r 1 ' r ;
ent, at length rcsolk-ed, not ,
barrassm
to shoo himself or her or h m-but;
to jom m f the practical joke ami oc
.innovinrr laurh. and to off.'K bimsed,
? c 1 11 1 .i. !
a mediator, feo he called uoa thej
j indignant fithcr, and after
talking
over the aftair, succeeding in con-,
; vincing turn it was netier onu oi uie,
l i I .aI I
t.h-it nil should be miscrablel and as
things Could not be helped, ike urged
upon the parents to become recon
ciled to their children. TIM done,
j he cme to Cincinnati, and accom
panied the newly married c uple to
Covington, where they received the
forgiveness and benediction of the
offended parents. - Verily, tne lover
stands on fclippery places, j
At the late smash-up on the Cleve
Inr1 n-nA flz-.l ii nn Hue rfi.lrn'id n nofirri '
lilllU llll.l u.i. .I1VJ 1. ..jj.-
. . , , .
, r.
,110!
who had been cirrying water tnrougn
the cars for the accommodation of the
passengers was thrown from the plat
form ol the c-vrs iu the air, and l ind
el head firemo.t, close to a stump.
Strange 'tolsny, he got up, scratched
head, and walked back to train,
not being injured a particle. So says
the Cleveland Herall
' The S&asbarg Clock,
The priest and military havs re
tired, and I am cow sitting in a chair
facing the gigantic clock from tha
bottom to the top not less than one
hundred feet and. many stranger
are waiting to sea thewor cingof this
clock when it strikes the hour of
nocn. Every eye is upon the clock
It now wants five minutes to twelve.
The clock has struck, and the peoph
are gone, except a few whom the sax
ton. or head man, with a wand
and a sword, is showing the building.
The clock is stiuck in this w iy. The
dial is some twenty feet from the floor,
on each side of which is a cherub or
a little boy with a mallet, and over
the dial there is a small $ell- The
cherub on the lefc strikes tho first
quarter, and the one on the right th9
second quarter, j Some fifty feet over
the dial, in a large niche, is a hug9
figure of time, a ; bell in his left, a
scythe in his right hand. In front
stands a figure' cf a young man, with
a mallet, who strikes tho third quar
ter on the bell in! the band of Time,
and then glides, with a slow stip,
round behind Time; out comes an tbl
man, raises his j mallet, and p!a: es
himself in front of him. As the hout
of twelve comes, the old man raise. "
his mallet and deliberately strike,
twelve times on the bell, that echcei
through the building,1 and is heard
round tho region cf the church. Then
the old man glides slowly behind Fa
ther Time, and tho young man
comes round again. Soon ns Uio old
man has struck twelve and disappear
ed, another set of machinery is put
in motion, some twenty feet higher
still. It is thus: There is a hih
cross with an imago of Christ on sr.
The instant twelve has struck, one f f
the apostles walks out from behind!,
comes out in front, tnrns, bows, arid
walks round to his place. As he do. .
so, another comes out in front, turns,
bows, and passes in, so twelve npos
ties1, figures as large a3 life, . wall
round, bow, and pass on. Ai the last
appears, an enormous cock, perched
on the pinnacle of the clock, slowly
flaps his wings and crows threa
times, so loud as to be heard outside
the church to some distance, and so
naturally as to.be mistaken for a real
cock. Then nil is a3 silent as death.
No wonder this clock i3 the admira
tion of Europe. It wasm:.d3 in! 1500.
and has performed these mechanical
wonders ever biuec,2C:pt '--bo-Jt fif
ty years, when it was out of repair." -
A most singular. -surgical opera-
'!- ... ..r ...... i -Ka . f ..-... ?
iAi,,. ,,:. Monroe cenntr.
,,; . . . . v r . ....
. . - F nftrlorM.j ,u.
o r -
. -
opcralio.i by t;d;.riga pief
r-i
. i
'Ill li.(.lfli- o l.ri.i.tr' u"l'iltil
r.,,.,,, , .. T .o i.n
Jv.w.. .. yK,
ent H
, . ,. i -lit
doing well. lie v. ill have a pair of
a ew ihv almost "ins go;nl
- .,',. -.
d.fTcnltoperntion reqair-
6n , lasted up-
, i 4
warns 01 inree nour.
it is'said that aj.pjicatbn has. boon
m.tfc to the proprietors of the differ-
ent pjaces ot entertainment in Lon-
. ..
t ;ke place, by an indiyiduAl who wish
es to make an ascent suspended 30
feet below the car, by magnetic at
traction. , The method by which, ha
proposes to accomplish the feat is
this:" He possesses a magnet, the
attractive power of w)ich will sustain
a weight of 150 lbs; this .3 to bo
hung by a line 30 feet below the car;
round hia body is fixed an iron zone,
which, on being brought near the
magnet, firmly attaches itself there
. A late number 0
the Thibodeaux
(La.) Minerva says
exitreme dryness 0
wells in thesurroun
that owing to the
the season, tho
ing country have !
nearly all gono , dry
nd many per
soji.?, liviiig five or dix miles from the
Ldfourch, are compelled to . naci
thiir. drinking write
that d;taco.
Ml
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