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DEVOTED TO SOUTHERN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY"NEWS LITERATURE, 80IME AND TIE ARTS
5iV.ARACS, A ProprIetor . n TR ---Two
.VII. SUMTERVILLE, S.oU., MAY 109 18 3
8oo=n Swanow the Woman Taner,
'Rule a wife and have a wife."
Solonon Swallow was a bachelor,
1 aU a rusty one, too; but, neverthe
less, he had made up his mind to one
thing, that he was the only man living
who had acquired any knowledge of
the art of taking care of a wife,'
'All the married men are dolts,'
was Solomon's constant asservation.
'Therd, for instance, is my neighbor,
Tom Tangible; his wife makes a sort
of three-legged stool of him: she
moves in one corner, and then in an
other, and sits on him and walks on
him as if he was iobody in the house,
while he, poor man, takes it as easy
as though it was the most natural
thig'in the wvorld, Now that I were
only'Tom Tangible, I'd first write a
series -of matrimonial articles, and if
Mrs. T. didn't abide by them, I'd sub
mit her to the wholesome discipline of
bread and water and a padlock; ind
might, -perhaps, brighten her ideas
touching her conjugal duties, by the
application of a good cowhide. And
there, again, are Evert Easy, Dick
Snooks, and a host more of them in
the same conditionl but 1-lhi the
boy that will set them all right, if they
only fblllow my example after I have
condescended to endow some fortun
ate female with the legal claim to the
title of Mrs, Swallow.'
Brave Solomon Swallo-v!
'Well, Solomon,' said a neighbor to
him one morning, 'as you are always
boasting'of your skill in managing a'
wife, how comes it that you are not
'Why, because I have not perfected
My systemi You poked your head
into the noose without making any
preparation, and hence Mrs. Everly
makes what she likes of you. But I
go to work logically. I begin by stu.
dying the erudite works of Zingrubaze
-dOn-thie philosophy of woman's hold,
iig her tongue.' I then read several
treatises on 'The effect of bread and
water discipline in making good wives.'
Shakspeare's 'Tamib g a Shrew' furn.
ished me a few excellent practical les
sons. And I am now generalizing all
the systems into one, which shall e ir
ry the sway in all future generations,
and convert the plague of matiimony
into a blessing. In the course of a
year or so,' added Solomon, 'my
'Rules for the Regulation of a Wo
man' (1 intend to publish it) will be
completed, and then I shall take me a
And Solomon was as good as his
word, for at the age-of thirty-five, feel
ing himself prepared to give battle to
any woman in or out of the land of the
Amazons, he got married. At this
important period Solomon was as puf
fy, comfortable-looking a little fellow
as you'd *meet in a day's walk, for, al
beit the crown of his head never stood
full five feet from the heels of his
boots, he was of proportions that
would have done honor to an alder
.man, or even a Lord Mayor; and his
.gait, especially' when -walking with
.anything in the likeness of a woman,
-was as pompous as a Sultan's, while,
.at such times, his contonance always
.assumed an expression that could not
thave brooked the approach of female
;familiarity. The lady whom Solomon
:had chosen for his 'worser half' was
-apparently a lamb like creature, so
that the chances were very fair that
Sshe would not only be a tractable wife,
but that Solomon would require no
hel~p from his system to make her so.
Now, Solomon had the forbearance
anot to interfere with his lady's sayings
and doings on the niighit of the wed.
Aing, nor is it recorded that lie assum
ed special authority on the next night
either; but about six o'clock the next
mnorning lhe softly insinuated to his
sleeping partner that it was time to
- Ana,' lie added, 'when breakfast is
ready ymt may call me, but be sure
a nd not burn the toast.'
'Breaklhst and toast?' said Mrs.
Swallow,''why, what do you mean?'
'Wh, m der-Imean, madam,
'And won't you get up, too?'
'Yes, w~hon breakflist is ready anid
my stockings aired!'
Mrs. Swallowv wa about to reply,
but she checked herself, as she was
a rshamed to 'lay mueh to. him on so
short an acquaintance; but though in
the present instance she did exactly as
hewas bid, she resolved in her heart
thati It was the last time she would
gt up at six in the morning to prepareo
At eight o'clock, everything being
read~y, Mrs, S, called Mr. S.
'rdkfast is ready, Mr. S.'
'Is the toast mnade'(
'Not b r~ed'~
'Are niy sIoickinds aired?
breakfast he went having received the
services of the blushing Mrs. S. to
assist him in dressing.
The breakfast, however, did not
turn out to be the thing it had been
cracked up for. The toast was done
a little too much, and the tea wasn't
done quite enough; the slop-bowl was
at the wrong end of the tray, and there
were several crumbs on the carpet.
'The servant hasn't been here this
inorning,' observed Mr . S.
'Servant!' returned Solomon, 'I dis
charged her yesterday. You don't
think I can aflbrd to keep a servant
and a wife too!'
The lady was again posed, and she
said nothing, but the day wore to its
close before she could bring herself to
the belief that Mr. Swallow had actu
ally made use of the words 'servant'
and 'wife' in the same sentence.
The next morning at six o'clock, Mr.
Swallow again informed his wife that
it was time to get up coupling the re
marks with the suggestion that in fu
ture she must save him the trouble of
reminding her of so necessary a duty.
Mr. Swallow, however, benefitted
nothing by this soft insinuation, for at
the moment she either was, or pre
tended to be, fast locked in the arms
"Don't you hear, Mrs. S." quoth
But alas! a slight consciousness was
the only response from Mrs. S.
Now this was a ticklish point with
Solomon, but he was prepared for it.
"What savs my system on this
head?" said he to himself, musingly.
"It says that a lazy wifie who lies
abed in the morning may be very
properly reminded of her duty by the
judicious application of a coercion pin."
And this magnificent idea had scarce
ly crossed the threshold of his brain
pan, than he inserted the point of
a huge pin in the right arm of the
sleeper. As might be expected, the
intended effbet instantly followed
the cause, for the astonished Mrs.
Swallow sprung frmn the bed as
though she had been thrown from it
by an earthquake? But alas! her agil
it.y was too strikingly nanitsted, for
she not only all but annihilated poor
Solomon in rolling over him, but she
dashed his patent lever from the
nail which suspended it to the wall, and
broke the dial into a thousand pieces.
"What a dreadful dream," ejacula.
ted irs. S., pressing her lefl hand on
her wounded arm.
"What a dreadful reality," shouted
Mr. Swallow, contemplating the fra
gile ruins of his demolished timepiece.
Here we pass over the interval
between this occurrence, and the
time when the happy pair in question
were seated at breakfast.
"Now, Mrs. Swallow," said Solo
mon, "seeing tham.t I can't awaken to
call you up in the morning, or cat burn
ed toast, or drink raw tea, &c., it
is time I should begin to instruct you
in your duties."
"And what are those, Mr. 8?'
"Be silent, mada:m, ifyou please; not
to talk, but list ii, is one of the most
important of themn."
And Mr. Swallow, looking dag
gers at her fur the second interruption,
"From six till eight you are to
get up, dress quietly, so as to create no
disturbance, light lire, air clothing and
stockings, sweep rooms, prepare breaik
fast, and announce the perfection the re
of. Eight till ten, wash tea-things,
make beds, rub furniture and clean
wvindows. Ten to twelve, go to mark
et and prepare dinner. Twelve till
two to devote to dishwashing, sweep
ing up and rubbing furniture. Two
to six, spinning, mni.nding clothecs, and
darning stockings. Seven, tea. From
that time till nuine a second course of
mending and darning, and then go to
bed. And this daily course, mnadanm,
with a strict observance of thle rules of'
civility, frugal ity, decormn and obedi
enice, may in time, enable you to do
honor to the choice of Mr. Solo.
Mirs. S. listenm-d qjuietly to the
end; and then mildly inquired:
"And do you really expect 'this of
me, Mr. S.?"
"To be sure I do," responded
"Then you'll be sadly3 disappointed,
for Il do no such thing."
"I've a way to make you."
"Spoon diet, looks, chains and cow
'You're a brute!" and Mr's. S.
threwv herself back, and looked despe
Now this wvas a climax. Mr. Swal
low w"as called a brute at his owvn
fireside, and by his own wife, which
wams the worst of all, lie, Solomon
Swallow, the celebrated founder of a
system of mnatrimuonial observation,
called a brute and by nones a per
son than Mrs. Swallow. At -first he
was'so astonishetd at such open marni
festation of rebellion of his royal will,
that he only looked aghast: but when
lie came to himself, ie saw that some
thing must he done at once, or the
field was lost forever.
"You called me a brute, Mrs. S."
"I did, Mr. S."
"I'll go mad and break things,'
"As you like, sir,"
"And Mr. S. did go mad, but he
had a method in his madness, for
he seized the cheaper t article of delf that
was on the table (an old plate with
a crack in it) and dashed it into a thou
sand pieces on the hearth, as if he was
in a tremendous passion.
"How do you like that. Mrs. Swal
"Vastly, Mr. S., try it again?"
And again he did try it, (for lie had
became desperate,) and demolished
the cream-jug. .
"Now," said the lad "it is my
turn;" and jumping up she sent the
slop bowl to keep company with
its tea table companions.
This was, of course, too much for
Solomon; it snapped asunder the last
remaining cord of the little reason he
had left, and he slapped his helpmate.
-we use the word in its most posi
tive sense-on her right cheek; but
scarcely had the echo of the blow melt
ed into silence, ere the indignant dame
seized the tea pot, and shivered it
into atoms against the head of the
devoted Mr. Swallow. Nor was this
all, for as lie was rolling heels ov
er head from the effect of the awful col
lision, she piled the remainder of the
tea-traps until there was scarcely a
bone in his body, which had not
echoed to the shock of cups and sauc
ers, and rounds of buttered toast.
Unable to carry on the war any
longer for that day, Solomon gathered
himnself up as well as he could, and,
vowing-veugence,. le stuck-his pipe In
to his mouth, his hands into his pock
ets, and then commenced whistling a
jig to the tune the old cow died of,
looking as if lie could bite a piece off
the griddle without setting his teeth on
edge. His good lady, too, being de
termined to follow the example of her
lord and m..ster in other matters be
side the delf-breaking, placed anoth
er chair back'to bick with Soloniont's,
ind afler providing herself with a nov
el, sat herself down and begun reading
away, as if there were no such things
as beds to makq or stockings to mend,
in all Christendon.
Here this afleetionate couple-sat for
six mortal hours, each bent upon sit
ting the other down, and ruminating
the while upon their relat:w.- f ositions.
-But it must be coufesed that Mrs.
S. had the best of the bargain, for in
dependent of Solonios miangled
head, and parboiled neek and should
ers, lie saw as plain a i : J, that the
watelidial and ibe crockcry must be
replaced; so that the reicing of
the first chapter in his voluminoussys.
tem to practice must be attended
the case I Iight as well as well
be hung for a sheep as a lamb, thought
lie, and with that he rose from his
Dhair, stole softly from the room, and
turned the key upon the gentle Mrs. '3.
The turining of the key made her
aware of his initention. when she rush
ed to the door, biu, it wa.s too bite.
"Open the door' this instaint, Mr-.
"Not until I have ke. t yon here
seven d:.ys upon brea~d a d wa'mter," re
turnedi the victorious Soluomon, as he
wvent his way rejoicing.
But, alas! how flectinig is humm~an
;reatness-in about halt an hour lie
returne.d to see how matters were go
ng, biut scarcely putt his eye to the
key hole when he began reoiring like
buil, for Mrs. Swallow had torn ev
ary oine of his fine linen shirts (that
mn his back excepted) into pieces, to
nake a rope to let her self down from
~he window; nor was all, for upon furt
hier examinalttion, lie discovered that
die had also thrown a variety of
hair cnshions, bed linen, etc., into
he dirty yard, to tinake her descent safe.
Oh, chop-tiillen Solomon Swallow!
The archives oif thme Swallows arc
ilent as to the remainming occurrences
f this eventful day, b~ut on the very
iext mornitng, about seven o'clock, Mr.
Swallow popped his head from uin
ier the blanket, and said, "Mrs. Swal
ow, dear, isn't titme to get uip?"
"Yes," returned the lady, "and you
nmay call me when you have lit the
ire, and pitt on the kettle."
Poor Solomon! There wvas no al
ernative. So lie sat about his work with
mn alacrity which showed that he had
lhe terror of a broken heand and deniol
shed body linen runnitng strongly in
mis mfetmory. In short, Solomon was
L coniquered man. That day he had
o0 prepare breakfast, sweep the
oom,~ etc. The next, his assistance wvas
-equired in the rubbing of the furni
~ure, and the making of beds; and,
Defore the week ws nout, e as
iniated into.the. myster.1of washing
Degenerate Solomon wallowl Nay,
in after' times, when tiO Swallows
began to. gather abont him, it is
whispered that his bi half used
to'employ him at yet uifore deeply con
About five years afjr the cele.
bration of his nuptialsa friend called
to see him.
"You must go witi$ me to the
theatre, Mr. Swallow,"isaid a frie.nd.
"He shan't," said Mit-Swallow.
".He must." said th friend, "and
so must you."
"1 may, but he eo 'replied the
dame, "for he must stogat homu with
the children "
And Mrs. SwaTlow. did go to
the play, aid Soki abn stopped
0, henv-peked Solo on Swallow!
The moral of this all, entic tale is
that "bachelors' wives a d old mnaids'
vhildren" are always biecellent in
theory, but as bad as be in prao
tice-and that a Mranagt . wife is bet
ter than no witi at all* d Solomon
only treated his better 1? decently in
the beginning, things "igh1t have
gone on smoothly ti end, Lut as
it was, he compelled' h be a Tar.
ter in her own defence; o had to take
A IfosfIeritA 3F99cyBal.
The New Orleans ?Iayune pub.
lishes the following . tter from a
hoosier to his sweet-heart; giving a
description of a redent Williant mask
and fancy ball at the Si.dLouis Hotel
in that city. The Picayune pronoun
ces it a genuine letter
New Orleans, Maihl, 1853.
My Dear Sally.-Iow take my
pen in hand, to tell yodi'mt'l arrive
in this tarnal big town,:d -fore yes.
terday. I would ha t to youl
afore, but I seed antfIh-'sgT h
that I haint had no w &
do nothing else. Arter looking round
to here a spell, to ax into trade for
'nips and punkins,' some of my
friends axed me to go to the fancy
ball, whar they sed there was lots of
funny ;hings to be seed, and wiar
maybe I could sell my tips and pun.
kins. At first I did not want to go,
kase I promised you afore I left on
my boat 'Sally Nipper,' I would not
go to any place which was ondeacent,
but my friends said this was the dea.
centest place in town ceptin the
church, so I promised them to go,
ef they would lot mae go natural.
They said I could not go natural
zacly; but if 1 would dress up and
put .mn a doe face that would do.
I put on my best 'hib and tucker,'
a straidin collar and spankin new hat,
n new pair of breeches and my new
cowa, for it is most new, as 1 haint
worn it but a little more than three
years ou Sundays, with my shiny
shoes, and bran new neck handker.
chief, I looked as Dice as a town dan.
dy, though I did not have hair on
my faso like a monkey.
When I got to the great big house
they call the Saint Louis I found
everything as fine as a fiddle and
heap tiner. They had two great big
rooms, larger than four of father
Spriggin's churches. The candles
wereo all lit, the biggest bed spread
you ever seed was nailed down on the
floor to walk on, they bad fastened
grreat long Lrnches covered with silk
cushions. They had pieces of sh'my
silk to hang down over the winders,
I spose to keep folks from looking in,
and a heap more things besides. It,
would make hnao ewoimen in Green
lliver fools of 1 was to tell cm about
em, for they would not rest till they
had seen em, and then they would
not be worth a cuss afterwards, for
they do say nearly every woman that
comes to this town, gets her head so
tarnationally turned that cheese ad
eggs, butter and pathin breeches, be
comes unhandsome in her eyes.
I got to the ball about half arter
8 o'clock, most time to go to bed at
home, and if you believe me, nobodoy
worn't there yet. So I went into the
great big room, felt like a fool ycu
know, but I[tuck a seat to see hiow a
things was. I got tired settin after
a spell, and won't up to a very fine -
looking gentleman, and asked him if<
I mout walk about some. This gen.
tlceman I afterwards found out was I
the great Captain Twiggs. The cap-.
tain is a good soul, and telled me it I
was no harm to go where I pleased.
I promised him not to dirty the
spread on the floor, but keep close I
to the edges. -
After walkin round a spel, holding
my mouth open I spose, I was takcin
with an awful notion to spit, but thero
wern't the first place to spit on, so I
axed one of the managers whar I
must spit, and ho said I mout spit in
the corner ef I"would pull up the
spread; but when I went to pull up
the spread I found it nailed down
hard and fast, so arter so long a time
[ had to go away down stairs outside
>f the house 'to the road just to spit,
br I knowed it wern't genteel to be
ipittin on folks spreadsi or walls.
A rter I had spit I come b'ak just
is the music stick up. You never
ieardor seed so much inusic all .in
2ne pile in your life; it beat'the cir.
:us all holler. .There was fifes and
iddles, brass horns and every thing,
md the way they puffed their jaws
md worked their arms was no sin to
Presently, by and by, I seed sev.
?ral fellers dressed all kinds of funny
ivays, just pitch at some gals close
)y, like a bumble-bee on a flower.
l'hey grabed om round the waist and
lung em round and round like thev
ivar agoin to dash4 their brains out
'gin the wall. The poor gals I pitied
'em, and expected every mini& to hear
em squall loud enough to wake crea
Lion, or.their .daddies if there were
isleep up-stairs. They were taken,
is I supposed, so suddenly and
ikeered so bad they could't even hol
ler, but just fainted away and drop.
ped their heads. like a withered col.
ard leaf, right on the shoulders of
the fellers that grabed 'em as tight
Ns thunder. The fact is, ef I was to
give an opinion, Ishould say the grIs
ribs war so much brused they could
aot war their dresses fastened for a
You know I am naturally a tender
learted man, and felt for the girls
very much indeed; .nw don't git
jealoufs, 'all- , for. : ,,--An'fe~j. for
relt for 'em, :jity in myitheart. I
4at, my old hickory stick along, and
was great mind to wallop the fellers
and make 'em let the gals loose; but
[ thought as I was a stranger I had
better not be mixin in things I didn't
know much about, and so Ijest walk
Dd away and talked to some of the
genteelest ladies I seed in the room.
Tuie ladies war sittin away back
as of they didn't want to have any
thing to do with sich carryins on;
when ! told 'em my notion on the
subjedt they said they thought jist
like me about the thing, but they said
the fellers did not grab the gals agin
their wills, and that the whole thing
was a fashionable dance called Por
ker. That the gals instead of faintin,
as I supposed from fear, they was jist
as fond of being hugged as the fol.
lers was of huggin 'em, and that when
they droped their heads on the fel
lers' shoulders they was only leaned
up to 'em, I spose upon the same
principle that a cat learns up to you
iwhen you-scratch her back. They
though, ef it warnt that thar was
moro in favor of huggin than agin it,
tbey would like to see me wallop 'em
m little with my stick; as it was, I had
best not to pitch in. But they one
md all sed if ever they had gals to
:ome to this town, and I was here,
they hoped I would wallop every fel
oer I caught huggin their darters. I
promised 'em I1 would, and I will,
[et. as sure as mny neo is Ben.
So soou1 as the music stopped, the
muggin stopps d too, and *.he fellers
mad gals sorter run into the crowd as
'f they war ashamed, and forgot to
alow ont the candles afore the~y corn
nonced a huggin, however they got
>ver it very soon, an everybody got
o mixed up that you could not tell
tuthner from which.'
Thar war more curious lookin peo.
ilo there than you ever seed in all
our life. Thar was kings and queens,
oldiers and sailors, old wimmin and
Poung wimmin, long noses and short
ioses, big eyes and 'ittle eyes; in fact
hey beat all the p'icter books you
Arter they had mixed about a spell
isquad of the dancin folkes talk to
ne about things, for I reckon I look
das green to them as they looked
~urious. They axed me how I likta
he dance, and 1 told 'em adzacly
ay opinion about it. They seemed
*o think I was a guar o1:l case, to
ice any harm in t wo young folks hug
pin each other ! They sod it would
vake up the young idea and teach it
mow to shoot, and -that it had fine do.
eloplag powers,' &c. I tokd em so
*ar as I was concerned,-I would rath
r the young idea should sleep from
unrise till bed time rather tihnh ha
taught to shoot in that manner, and
as to developin the powers, I did not
know much about that, but of they
would hay developing things, I would
agree! with 'em.
One of the gals jist turned up her
nose, and said I was 'a musty, old
riny feller,' and seemed mighty hor
rified kase I had a-little grease spot
on my coat about as big as the palm
of your. hand. 'Madam,' says I, 'I
may be musty, kae I haint been
churned up and down for a half hour
like you have been to night, and as to
the Rpot of greese on my coat sleeve,
it haint as big by half as the one ,ou
made on that feller's shoulder when
you were lavin in his arms jist now in
the dance, besides your's got floor
mixed with it, and mine haint.' This
kinder got her, for she had let her
handkerchief biip from under her enin
while leaning agin the feller's shoulti. i
er and left a tarnation great sp"t of'
greese and flour there. This Ihave
bcen told is very common in sich
d.ce,- and is considered a great
God's send to tailors and washers.
I had a heap more jist sich talks as
this witu the dancin folks, when away
late at night they told me supper
was ready, I went in and tuck a seat,
but I couldn't got any 'thing I could
eat. I axed for bacon and cabbage,
beaf and 'hips,' pork and -beans, and
all sich good dishes as we have: in thc.
Green River county, but the tilerq I
who waited on the.tahi aed they di-i
not have any sich thigs, with quar
names,,which I would not eat, kase
they tiiout have pizen in 'em. Sev.
oral good lookin gentlemun axed me
to drink with 'emn. They poured
some bilin stuff out of a bottle which
I blowed till it got sool, and then
drunk it. It taste better than cider
and made me feel very good. indeed,
hekichn the r q so50mg
wern't any thar, so I had a i'feirgo
back, so bach I went, and sed a heap
of quar things I hr.int ti. e t wri3e
you about-left for the 'Sait- Nipper'
about 8 o'clock, and sleep il sunriie.
I have been Lryiing ever since to
sell my load of 'nioi and punkins,'
and back to you again.
Your lovin BEN JoSoiqs of
Frands in -nabling.
The Baltimore Sun gives the fol.
lowing abstract of a recent lecture
and expose of the immense frauds in
all systems of gambling, by Mr.
Green a reformed member of that
"Mr. Green next remarked that
the public generally had no adequate
conception of the degree of skill
which was attainable by persons who
,make gambling their business, and
that if he could only suceeed in fully
acquainting the public mind upon this
suh'ect, he had no fears that any in.
dividual, well informed in the matter,
would be so simple-minded as ever to
attempt an encounter with the pro
fessional gambler. This great degree
of skill on Lhe part of professed gam-.
blers wvas the result of someo amount
of science, strong power of memory,
acquired by cultivation, an astonish
ing slight oi bands obtained by con
stant practice, all aided by the mark
ed cards in general use, by which
they can road as easily as if played
with the face opwards.
To convince gentlemen of the utter
fnlly of attempda~g to play cards with
pr-iessed gamibers, however amusina'
mjight be their prrivate games with
earh other, he would show them how
comnpletely he ould control the earC
of' the entire pack. T'he game of
wi-n was ca"ed for; the~ cards shof
t. 1 ' those around him, iv 'en he
immeardiately d(halt himself and part.
ne.r all cte important cards in the
pack. Hie then explained to themn that,
kniowing, every card by the back, he
couldI deal the second, third, or evena
the fourth card from the top as well
as the first, and thiq ho did again
with a rapidity that defied the closest
scrutiny to detect it, and with a
much apparentu easa *y :f he was
dealing from tl,~ top of the~ pack.
'High, low, jack, anuW the game'
was next calh' for, and the cards
thorongbaly shuffled. Hie immediate
ly dealt himself the ace, duce, and
ten of clutbs, anid turned the 'ack
and gave his opponent the king,
queen, and tray, beneath a score of
watchful cyes around the table, none
of which could detect the cheat sor
aceount for the result, until explain.
ed by Mr. G.
Euchto ws ao arlo fvLT
himself the ace, hiu
jack of spades, and n
and turned thequen
trumps; discarding the"q
ed himself all the Jiea
accomplished by waki
changes in the relati t
the cards, which is. Ad
only be done, by thorougiv
'Bragg' was next-it d-ffdi .
cards sLufiled and cut; aut e
lected, to whom Mr. Gree'
w. lild give a large hand
him "two bullets ad a. er
the third Mal the sametitwd-i44. i -'T
-(hup s'.wiug that tbi
coad. Le his knuwledge of
snarks, deal just suca cWRe he
clise to deaL.
'13nIffT' was next caled akr
Mr. Green showed that b
Io tl the cards from tLe ttap d tji
or widdie of tle-pack, Wit - o mu .
deiterity as dfted detecti011.
Thle Tip haik'was next cal "
This, Mr. G., said. might- be -considir -
e! the natiunal gaiae, and wass 9&
by !!it nublioto be the tnest lia'
fair svae played %itth rs. 17.1
exp.'sition of the rmanv miode~scea
Mg by rnarked cards, fase.
bendin; he cards they are
placed la the hox, stieking al ein. 6
gaem'imlrs snow' the cards (i. goe
sluflte,)-the 'gaff,' as playe4 qu i
fi.ger to push .out two, (%WhiJ> 0
iesaid, is played a great de,
timore gauiblers,) 'strippers ovi
cards could be shuffled andimIt
loose, all was Itartling; into4i
alpresent, some of' who Cnat
confessed that they had-46 thir A
sands at this game buts .e "'a, J:
would never play again, atiiv o4
vocate the "assge of a lato s s
thee who. - sbeen*
ro 1hing themi nd torohit
tinuance:of garmblikliouses, $g-!,
man: variety. 6 rick
- . .my
menioithat 4061 t,
thoe who make gab
and -exhbiting. he utter A.01
tempt to play cards hg es
who can rob their yietin s a
to any extent. Mr. Gren's "I
left the roomx mnch a
Sea JoHN FmEI.--A tre es
ing incident in the life of
Franklin is narrated by a
ent of the Nationa) jintsiikn
the year 1834, it ap peiars 4,4'pow).
arose between Mr. aper
United States consul at o
the Syrian government, eoneeu i
ill treatment experien'ed 'b4 ' t
time, by Mr. Bird, an Ameridanis. A
sionary, then residing at AMoit. -
Satisfaction was promised for aa
tack upon Mr. Bird, but the reprqtj,
was long delayed. A Briti t
under the command ofCapi Fra
arrived in the harbor when
ty was at its lpeight, and Sii Jho i
mediately interested himself i4.,)
fair. Ilstead of first saintm i e 4
of England, he made or time Uit d
States consulate, heard M C esd -
story, and the pawides reaireW
governor's palace. The ofisis Uh t e
proper to accede to demiands egd
so vm&orousuly upon their attentionsh C
offenading soldiers underwene, p.ehN
mn,'--tue reparation was nad~legama
when the trouble came W :an end th;e
Biiti.h consul got his saluie. The
erg, tio sctob of Captain WaukM~
av . world of troub~le, and' te i.
:e .4 aitacking the we f~r of the
d..saished navigawr, 1codja ar
CIT EXTahsA Ac-T1, Coa
rn'. Concil ~f* Ne w-York7 soine
tune ago, gave meagher, the Iriali
refugee, an invitatin to accept a
L'ubhiO receptrot.. The honor ,aa
decline~d; neverthekcsa, the invitation
c'.st, .he city of New-Yorkc $2,1246
for arrmg~es for comawitdo,.and
E atin~g :and lharuing the cotablinien
this khu~' ..re proffered mofo, -
frdie at the public exmee ti Vbn'
anmy henor imcendred for the reeiiem
Cras Eon Ta SrAGOerne---1 a
indebted to Captain Henr B ara%
o~f this. county, says the
ohlowing effectual ewrs t~t$
gers: Take one to wny~
whiskey, and: d4 oVo ~~-,~e~
camphor i It, 'an et # il
thsprear ttiTey *Ill .tu .
Car ietkrn to ro- at
ivon dmukii water fe t*etybt
hostrs~in ftatoa uate '&v
w2fl iy He~ le we u
epiten M&oldlisk a nS per