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-L SUMTERVILLE, S*... -JUN-E 7, 1850
TEMPERANCE.
Graund Division Sons of Tean
perance of S. C.
In conformity with a request con
tained in a resolution passed by this
body at its recent Quarterly Session,
wVe give below an extract from the
Report of the Grand Worthy Patri
arch, and the Report of the Com
mittee on-the same.
REPORT OF THE 0. W. P.
.T the Members of the Grand .Di
nszon:
REPRESENTATIVTS AND BROTHERs
-Another quarter of the year has
passed, and we are gain assembled
to ascertain what has been done and
what new plans we may devise for
carrying or, the great work of ben.
evolence and love in which we are
engaged.
In reviewing the past and the
present condition of the te~uperance
reform in South Carolina, we have
much to encourage, and also much
to discourage us. It is true, I be.
lieve we arc making some progress,
but it is in a viy that attracts but
little attention, and is only percepti.
ble to ourselves, upon the examina
tion of our quarterly reports. To be
largely successful, we must attract
the attention of the whole communi
ty, and the question with us is, How
is that to be beneficially accomplish
ed.
I wonid respectfully recommend
that an effort be made to procure the
assembling of a Convention of the
friends of Temperance during the
resent year, to embrace all classes
of temperance man, including, if pos
VW sible, those who are not acting with
us at all, and unpledged to total ab
Btinence .themselves, but who are
sensible of the great evil of intem
parancoi and the appliances which
aie lieally in use to increase and
S srrong Nground against *the traffic in
ardent spirits. Resolutions on pa.
per accomplish nothing, but active,
vigorous effort, on the part of all the
friends of temperance in the State
will accomplish much. The people are
looking on, expecting us to do some
thing. Many of them are not en
rolled with us, who, in a warfare a.
gainst the retail system, are ready to
buckle on their armor and do vali
ant service, but they have no one to
lead them, and unless we move and
move energetically in the matter, no
thing is likely to be done.
I would therefore recommend that
a committee be appointed to cor
respond with other organizations in
the State, and with individuals of
8tanding and intelligence, patriotism
and chnistian benevolence, and in
vite them to act with us and interest
themselves in getting up public meet
ings in the different districts and
communities, and that delegates be
appointed-self-constituted if neces
sary-and thus organize a conven
tion that will consider the whole sub
ject in a spirit of love and patriotism,
and recommend such course as may
be deemed most advisable to get rid
of the underinag cause to our success
~~ rtitng the moral and social
o din of our fellow-men.
Such a proposition must meet the
7approbation of the christian ministry
and of christian men every where. It
should meet the approbation of the
.udiciary and legal profession, of the
practitioners of medicine-if they
have entered the profession with
proper motives-of the owner of
slaves and the lovers of good order
and the best interests of the people.
Such an assemblage will carry with
it a moral power that will rouse
up the people and make the faithful
and loyal subjects of King Alcohsol
tremble for the perpetuity of his
reign within the (other wise) free and
enlightened State of South Carolina.
Respectfully submitted in L.
P. &.F.
3. B. McCUJLLY, G. WV. P:
Which was, on motion of Bro.
Summer, referred to a commnittee of
three, consisting of Bros. Warren,
Summer and Pressley.
REPOIIT OF THlE COM5MITTEE.
pro. Warren, from the committee
to wh~om was referred the Quarterly
R ~eport of the G. P., submitted the
following 4s the report of that Comn
Wgittee;
The Commrrittee to whom was re
ferred the Rlep'ort of tho 0. W,
P., beg le-ave respectfiilly to IReport.
. Wo havey had the several mnar
contained in the excellent report of
the Grand Worthy Patriarch un
der consideration. The first impor
tant feature therein, claiming .he at
tention of this Grand Division, and
some expression of its opinion, is the
suggestion relating to an effort be.
ing made during the present year to
procure the assembling of a Con
vention to be composed of all the
friends of Temperance, embracing
not only every order and organiza
tion, but even, if possible, those who
are not pledged to total abstinence,
but who see and feel the great and
growing evils of intemperance, and
the means which are legally in use to
increase and perpetuate this evil in
our land.
The present position of the friends
of Temperance calls for some definite
and vigorous action. It is necessary
that something should be done. The
people in the State friendly to our
cause expect us to do something. Shall
they be disappointed? We hope not.
We believe it is proper that this
Grand Division should give further
evidence of it willingness and anxiety
to co-operae heartily with those who
are willing to engage inl any enterprise
which looks to the suppression of in
temperance, and the furtherance of the
object for which we are united. The
present retail system, your committee
regard as not only radically wrong, but
as absolutely the cause of more, if
not all, the mischief which is be.
ing done in our State. This system is
not only directly in the way of the
success of our principles, but of
the peace and wellbeing of society in
general-an unjust and oppressive
one, which calls for the reprobation of
every good citizen, whether an avow
ed temperance man or not.
Your committee deem it unneces
sary to enlarge here. It must be
a truth as clear as a sunbeam to ev
ery unprejudiced and candid mind, that
the present license laws of South Caro
lina are in effect privileges to crime
*eloak.for, Okrjury and the grossest
corruption, to the base and designing
who are ever to be fiund ready to
deal out the poison without regard
to sex, color or condition-injurious
alike to health, happiness and property.
Your committee deem it highly im
portanit that the owners ofslaves should
be enlisted in this matter-let this
important interest in our State be
largely represented in our mass Conl.
vention. The rights of property should
be equally cared for; every planter and
slave owner is largely concerned in
this matter; and surely no man
will remain willingly indifferent to
his ovn interest and happiness. We
need only appeal to the experience of
slave owners, to say whether or not
they are willing that men should be
allowed to sell any commodity to their
slaves which would deteriorate from
their value, and render them ev
en worse than useless. Such is the ef
feet of the traflic in ardent spirits with
slaves; and no appreciating, right mimn
ded slave owner is willing to sub.
mit any longer to these outrages. It,
must be manifest to every imind, not
willingly ignorant, that there is
absolute necessity for a change in the
present liquor laws of his State. Al
most any change would be pref1erable.
We cannot be injured more than we
have beeni, or than we shall he, if'
matters reimain where they are.
The question paramount to all oth
ers just now is, llow is this changre to
be effected-Your coinmmit tee be.
lievo, that in accordance with the
suggestion of thme G. WV. P., that a comn
mittee ought, to he alppointed by this
Grand Division to correspond with
other Temperance organizations in the
State, and with persons of intelligence.
patriotism and christian benevo lence,
to unite anid act in conceit with the
friends of temperanice in the diflos.ion of
temnperance truth throughmon t the comr
maunity. Thalut this coinmmittee, re pre
santing the views and feelings of this
Grand Division, urge umpon all organi
zations and Irienids of temperance, the
importance of a umass meeting or oni
vention of' the people of the State
friends of morals ad good order,-to
be held during the present, year, at
such time and place as may be deem
cd most practicabl1e an d aidvaintageous.
That this committee have pow~ er to
draw on the Treasury of the Grand
Division for such necessary funds as
may be incident ly required in the
prosecention of their efforts. T1his sub.
ject suggest itself' to your committee
as one of vast importance-which
addresses itself' to the heart and inter
est of every man whlo has a spark of
genuine patriotism in his bosom, It
is not a work to be confined alone to
the Sons or Rechabites, or any oth
or organized body of' Temperance peo
ple, but a wvork in wvhich the most
enlarged philanthropy and christian
benevolence may engage-emphatical
ly a work of truth, justice and humrani.
Yo-ir commItten deem it hghl Inn
portant for the success of this work, that
the press, as far as possible, be
enlisted in the enterprise. This we
believe can be done, at least so
far without compromising their neu
trality or committing them as advo
cates of temperance, by copying so
much of the report of the G. WL-. .as
relates to the especial matter of a gen
eral meeting of the friends of temper
ance, and the accompanying report of
your committee. This we think the
conductors of the press might do, in
order that the people may see what we
are trying to do for the cause of
all mankind. In this appeal to the press
of South Carolina, we are confident we
shall not ask in vain. The high mor
al tone of the press here assures us
that we shall at least be heard.
In common with the members of
this order, and the friends of the de.
ceased generally, we mingle our sym
pathies with the bereaved ftmilies of
our deceased brothers-P. W. P. Sam.
uel Ferguson and the Hon. N L.
Griflin. In the private, unostentatious
worth of the one, and the useful, intel
ligent and private and public virtues
of the other, we see much to admire
and emulate.
Your committee beg, in conclusion,
to offer the following resolutions:
Resolved, That a committee of three
be appointed to correspond with the
diffierent organizations and friends of
Temperance in the State in regard to
holding a Mass Cnvention during the
present year, to consider the whole sub
ject of Temperance.
Resolved, That this committee have
power to draw upon the Treasury of
this Grand Division fbr such funds as
may be necessary to carry - into ef
feet the objects contemplated.
Reso ved, That publishers of papers
in the State be requested to copy so
much of the report of the G. W. P. as
relates to the matter of a general meet
ing of the friends of T. niperance, and
also the report and resolutions of
the committee on the report of the
G. W. P.
Resolved, That in the deaths of our
iesteemed-brothers, P. W. P.'Samiel
Ferguson, and Hon. N. L. Griffin, the
cause of Temperance has lost useful
and zealous friends, and the public val
uable an i worthy citizens.
Resolved, That pages in our Re
cord Book be dedicated to their
meulory.
Resolved, That we tender to the
fimilies of the deceased our sincere
sympathies and condolence, and that
the Grand Scribe be requested to
serve them with a copy of these reso
lutions.
R.tespectfully submitted in L. P.
and F.
THO. J. WARREN.
]IENI:Y SUIMMER,
B. C. PRE-SLEY,
Committee.
Which was, on motim, accepted
and adopted.
ft- Those papers in the State
friendly to the cause are respectfull)
re(Wested to give the above insertion.
MISCELLANEOUS.
ThIe Unc IknowI.
FR:OM THE FitENCHE.
[We know not what was the au
thor's object in writing the following
narrative. We insert it because it
exhibits, in a very true light, the ab
surdity of' these romantie, baseless,
and visionary attachments, which
have afforded romance-writersso ma
ny themes, and the world of reality
with so many instances of disappoint
ment and misery.]
In the month of September, 1832
a young man arrived from Paris at
Dieppie, and took up his residence at
l'Hotel de l'Europe. H~e n as idle,
had been fortunate, and the sole olb.
ject of his stay was sonme little adven
ture, somne little adventure, sonme ball
room conquest, wherewith to be em
ployed, and whlereof to be vain
WVell, in the hotel there lodged a
lady young, and enveloped in all thme
attraction of the most profound mys
tcry. No ore knew her; zhe went
neither to the baths nor to the balls;
and she had not ever a servant with
her to be bribed. All in the hotel
were raving about her beauty, her
grace, and her dignified manner. Of
a night they would steal up stairs to
catch the tones, of her voice, for she
sung exquisitely. Our young Pari
sian'8 head was completely turned.
To have such a neighbor, with the
face, they said, of an angle- he
knew she had the voice of one-and
yet neither to ho able to soe her nor
to speak to her-it was enough to
drive him wild, lie bought a guitar,
and composed songs whoe the word
neighbor (voisine) served as a rhyme
to the word unknown (inconnue)
Ho sat and sang all day Tong, his
room-door wide open, and with a
much tenderness as could well be
thrown into a human voice. It was
Iuite in vain-song and guitar were
.qually wasted. At length- he re
iolved on writing; the crow-quill,
vhich traversed the paper was as fine
dmost as the (imagined) eye-lash to
als mistress; a world of Cupids grapes
rases, and roses, crowded the border
>f the paper; the seal was of azure
>lue wax, and bore a dove ready for
light. The whole staircase was per
umed as he bore the scented epistile
;o the servant he had paid to convey
t. But the letter and its half dozen
mccessors shared the- same fate.
)ur Parisian was stupified with as
;enishment: what! ha le, the utter.
y irresistible, remained a fortnight
mnder the same roof with a young
mnd pretty woman, and only learnt
hat she went by the name of Mde.
Paul, a name which Was not even
iupposed to be her own ! Love has
nany stages, and the young French
nan had a: rived at one very unusual
vith him, viz: melancholy. One day
ie was roused from a disconsolate
everie by one of the servants, whom
ic had bribed to observe the motions
>f Mde. Pani, running in to inform
im that she was just *one down to
,he quay, to see a packet which was
-ndeavoring to enter the harbor in
the tseth of a contrary wind. In an
nstant he was on his way to the
:uay. The sea was very rough.
The whole town was gathered on the
heights which commanded the coast,
watching the vessel, whiclh seemed,
in sheer madness, forcing its way de
ipite of the furious wind and the1l.
ing tide. The gale blew. so strong
that the colossal crucifix of- Wotre.
Name do Bon-se-cours bent like .a
hazel wand.' Twas a. allant sight
the bold steamboat, p id ridi
vers colors, lighted ang 0 Jo
chance rays Wh
the darkest kMitheb
ground was formed by one enormous
black cloud. Now, the vessel seemed
in air, as it rode the ridge of snme
gigantic wave; and then again seemed
lost in one of those debths formed by
the stormy sea-valleys, indeed, of
the shadow of death. A dense 'col
umr rose, undulated like a serpent,
high as the mast, and from out of it.
like a tongue of flame, shone the red
top-gallant. 'It is a Northumberland,
an American steamboat: by Our
Lady, she carries the stripes and
stars aloft !' cried the captain of the
port. 'Yonder is her captain, dispu
ting with a tall man in a naval uni
form. Faith ! but the captain's
right; it is madness to think of enter
ing the harbor this weather. Still,
his tall companion insists. How can
they risk such a noble vessel ! In
advance of thecrowd, her feet on the
wet and slippery pebbles, so near
that the foam dashes in flakes of snow
over her shoes, stood a female, im.
movable, with her eye fixed on the
naval officer, whom she could dis.
tinetly see by means of a telescope.
Har deep mourning told the Parisian
it was his un~known. To catch sight
of her liiee, he wvent knee dleep irn the
water he stootl directly before her;
but. so intent was her gaze on the
approaching vessel, that she saw him
not. Suddenly a dark shadow fell
over him a loud cry from the specta
tors warned him of his danger; the
next moment a gigantic- wave burst
over his head. He sank , struggle d,
rose, and, dizzy and drippung, scram
bled to the shore, amid the laughter
which his safety ensuedl. The first
thing he saw the beautiful unknown
laughing too, ie east upon her a
look of bitter reproach. She extend
ed1 her hand to him. 'Aha, how I
blame myself !' said she, in a low
sweet voice : 'it is for may sake you
came dlid you not ? do forgive me.'
Our young Parisian now was fairly
out of his senses. At this moment,
a generil shut announced that the
steamboat had tacked: away she
bounded from the shore, like a sea
bird over the waters. 'Alh !' said
Mde. Paul, with a deep drawn
breath, and a peculiar expression of
cocntenance, 'so mnch the better. I
do not (turning to her companion)
ask if you love me-I know it- I
am sure of it. Come at 5 o'clock to
my room: I shall order dinner for
two. Do not fail: 1 must speak to
you:s\to-morrow it will be too late.
From that till 5 o'clock ho was at
his toilotte. Five struck: he felt he
wvas, as over, irresistible, and he hur
ried, to his appointment. She was
singing a wild sweet song as he en
tered: and her back turned in the
door gave him an opportuuity, of ob
serving as she bent over her guitar,
the most exquisite shoulders and the
prettiest shaped head in the ' world
She rose with such graceful confusion
and her long eyelashes fell over black
eyes-black as Gulnare's when their
light wakened the sinmbers of the
Pirate. She was now dressed in
white, her rich dark hair was gather.
ed up by combs of gold, her girdle
was of gold also, and so were the
massive bracelets on her arm, whose
symmetry a sculptor might have
modelled. They sat down to dinner,
and all embarrassment floated away
on the champagne: coffee, liquors,
and confidence all came together.
'My name is Allegra,' said the beau.
tiful stranger, 'I was born at Naples,
and the revolution which deprived
Murat of his crown, deprived :y fa.
ther, also, from his country. He fled
to America, carrying with him, how.
ever, the best part of his wealth,
which, from his solitary habits, accu
mulated from year to year. As my
evil fate would have it, when on the
verge of womanhood, he formed an
acquaintance with a Englishman, Sir
Gesrge Walsingham, who soon ac.
quired unbouded influence over him.
My father died- God forgive my sus
picion if unjust-but his death was
strange and sudden. On opening his
will, it was found that all his proper
ty was left to me-but on condition
that I married Sir George Walsing
ham, who otherwise inherited, to my
exclusion. I implored his mercy;
told him I never could return his af
fection; and, at last, finding refusals
ppd appi-oaches in'vain, L Oed l itber
ith what money. and jewels kh.gL
Alas, even h're, 'e has nrsue
Sir.'George it lghim i
cer who.suie ~ 6 ibela i
to the dange ; ind
fe bouts h X
resource. Will.you a e from a
fate more horrible than death ?'
'With my life; only tell me what to
do,' said Eugene, gazing on a face
lovely as a dream. 'You must stay
here: I will go to meet him, and be
the first to propose a reconciliation.
We will send for the priest who will
marry us.' 'Marry me and Sir
George ?' 'Yes you will follow us
to church, and as we come out, you
will kill him.' 'Kill him ' Well '
'But it will be an absolute murder-an
assassination.' 'Murder and lim ! it
is a justice-a duty; are you a coward?'
She sprang to her feet-the veins dark
ened on her white brow, her cheek
colored crimson, and her eyes flashing,
as if she at least knew not, the meaning
Of fear. 'But,' said the Parisian, pale
with contending passions, 'what needs
this marriage 7 'W hat? let hp revel
in my father's wealth, which I can only
inherit a.- his widow I le caught the
earnest, gaze of her large bright, eyes,
the pleading of her beautiful ntuth,
the sweetness of whose breath wias
even on his cheek;-he caught her
small white hands, and swore upon
them to do her will. 'You must leave
me1 now,' said she; 'it, is late.' She led
him to the door; and aq it closed, be
again uuet, thlose radient eyes, and sure.
ly love was in their long and lingering
look. That night the hotel was dis
turbed by an arrival. TIhe wind had
changed, and the packet entered the
harbor. Next morning he learnt that
Sir George W alsinghamz had come; he
learnt too, that orders had beeni sent
to prepare the chapel for a marriage.
In vain he sought ano ther interview
withAllegra. A carriage at length drove
up to lhe door. Supported by a tall,
dark, stern-looking man, Allegra was
borne to the vehicle ; Eugene followved
it, and arrived just as the ceremony
was concludinig. Sir' George held his
victim by t he arm, and fixed his fierce
eye upon her with a cold and cruel ex
piression; she was almuost hidden by
her veil; but she was trembling. and
thme little of' her fhee could be seeni was
white as the umarble of monumments
around. Th'le cee'mony was at an end,
andi they left the chapel. lnstanatly
the y oung Parisian ' sprang l'hrward,
and str'uck the bridegroom in the faee.
'Liar, umurderer', and coward !-do you
dare follow me?' The Englishman
started, and then strauck him in return.
'IFor lfe or for death-yours or mine !,
cried Eugene, offering hdim one of' two
pistols. They retreated a few paces,
lired, and both tfull-Sir George shot
through the heat-the Parisian dan
gerou~sly wounded, lHe was carried
to his hotel, where he lay for somue
hours insensible. At length ho was
able to speak. Ihis last recollection
was of seeing Allegra fainting in the
arms of'the attendants. 'Where is she?'
exclaimed he looking round the room
eagerly. 'Who sir?' 4llegra--Lady
Walsin gham--Madame Paul. 'Your
neighbor? 'YEs wher is sha ' 'She
left the room some hours since.'
'Gone?' and he sank back on his pillow.
Np message had been left-no trace
of her could be discovered; but one of
the servantsebrought him a locket he
well remembered seeing her wear,
hung te a hair chain, round her neck
that fatal evening. It opened with a
spring, and contained the miniature of
a singularly. handsome.young Intan;
but it was neither Sir Georges like
ness nor his own."
The Execution Of ! r Andre.
The principle guard-officer, who
was constantly in the room with the
prisoner, relates that when the hour
of his execution was announced to
him in the morning, he received it
without emotion, and while all pres
ent were affected with silent gloom,
he retained a firm contenance, with
calmness and composure of mind.
Observing his servant enter the room
in tears, he exclaimed, 'Leave me
till you can show yourself more
manly.' His breakfast being sent
to him from the table of General
Washington, which had been done
every day of his confinement, he
partook of it as usual; and, having
shaved and dressed himself, he plac.
ed his hat on the table, and cheer
fully said to the guard-officers, 'I
am ready at any moment, gentlemen,
to wait on you.' The fatal hour
having arrived, a large detachment
of troops were paraded, and an im
mense concourse of people assem.
bled; almost all our general and field
oficers, excepting his excellency and
his staff, were present on horseback;
melancholy and gloom pervaded all
ranks-the scene was affecting and
aWful.
I fas ear. urin& he solemn
t leige;
~e~ ~pa~4 - ;
i se e hle been codfini
bet.ween two of our subaltern officers,
arm in iftku; the eyes of the immense
multitude were fixed on- him, who,
rising superior to the fear of death,
appeared as if conscious of the dig
nified deportment which he displayed.
He betrayed no want of fortitude;
but retained a complacent smile on
his countenance, and politely bowed
to several gentlemen whom he knew,
which was respectfully returned. It
was his earnest desire to be shot, as
being the mode of death most con
formable to the feelings of a military
man, and he had indulged the hope
that his request would be granted.
At the moment, therefore, when he
came suddenly in view of the gallows,
he involuntarily started back, and
made a pause. 'Why this emotion,
sir?' said an officer by his side. In
stantly recovering his composure, he
said, 'I am reconciled to my death;
but I detest the mode.'
While waiting and standing near
the gallows, I observed some degree
if trepidation-placing his foot on a
stone, and rolling it over, and chok
ing in his throat, as if attempting to
swullow-So soon. however, as he
perceived that things were in readi
ness, he stepped quickly into the
wagon; and at this moment he ap
peared to shrink; but, instantly ele
vating his head with firmness, he
said, 'It will be but a momentary
pang;' and, takingr from his pocket
two wAhite handkerchiefs, the provost
marshal with one losely pinioned his
arms, and with the other the victim,
after- taking off his hat and stock,
bandaged his own eyes with perfect
firmness, which melted the hearts
and moistened the cheeks, not only
of his servants, but of the throng of
spectators. -The rope being append
ed to the gallows, he slipped the
noose over his head, and adjusted it
to h's neck without the assistance of
the executioner. Colonel Scammel
now informed him that he had ant
opportunity to speak, if he dcsired it.
lie raised the handkerchief from his
eyes arnd said, '1 pray you to bear
me witness that I meet my fate like
a br-ave man!' The wagon being
now removed from under him, hie
was suspended, and instantly expir
ed.-CUhamber's Repository.
Love is as natural to a woman as
fragrance to a rose. You may
lock a girl up in a convent-youn
may cause her to forswear her par
ents-these things are possible; but
never hope to make the sex for
ego the heart worship, or give up their
reverence for cassimeres; for such
a hope will prove as bartles as -the
Greek Slave, and as holloV 'it
the bamboo.
THE OLDEST WOMAN
WORLD.-A few months bgO,
reported in the English papers
death of Mary Bolton, aged ope
hundred and twenty-five yearn
claimed to have - been, while-in
the oldest woman in the worlddfo
termine the relative ages of woenX isr
at all times a delicate, and some0pV
a difficult undertaking.-Anexp
for the honor of the State in goe N
al, and Williamsburg Dintrict in r
ticular, we would not ientureupon
the verilous experiment. Moved byM
these considerations, however, e.
march boldly up to danger, and a
sert, that in the State and'Dstrict
aforesaid, there is's lady, Mrs. Sie
gleton by name, who possesses .two
important advantages over the ven.
erable deceased above mentioned
The first is, that she is now in, the
one hundred and thirty-first year of
her age, and the second is, that she
is yet alive and hearty. Her men
tal faculties are still unimpaired, and
she retains all her senses, except that .
of sight, of which she was deprived, -
at the advanced age of ninety-nine
years, by an attack of measles. Her -
bodily energy exhibits no diminution
for many years, she being still able -
to walk briskly about the room. . She
has outlived all her childr.en, her
oldest descendant, living, being a
grand-daughter, over sixty years old
The first grand-daughter - of this
grand-daughter, if now living, wo6uld
be over sixteen years old. We have.
not learned the place of Mrs. Single- '-;
ton's nativity, but the greater pori
tion of her life has been spent it
Williamsburg. So. much for the dis.A,
'trict,'said to be the sickliest-in
atI one of mn
advanced age of 108 earsaAQi ,n'
climax closes wit 6 another, livin at
the age of 131 years. Which,
the mountain districts, can equal
this showing?
-'s WHAT YoU SPEND.-Wt's what
thee'll syend, 'my son,' said a sage old
Quaker, 'not what thee'll make, which
will decide whether thee's to be rich or
not.' The advice was trite, (remarks
the Philadelphia Ledger,) for it was
but Franklin's, in another shape:- take
care of pennies, andt the poundsawil
take care of themselves.' But it. an
not be too often repeated. Men are
continually indulging in small expen.
ses, saying to themselves that ites onl
a trifle, yet forgetting that the aggre
gate is serious, that even the sea-shiore.
is made up of petty grains of sand.
Ten cents a day even is thirty-six dol
lars a year, and that is the interest of
a capital of six hundred dollars. The
man that saves ten cents a day only
isso much richer than him who- does
not, as iI he owned a life estate, in a
house worth six hundred dollars. Eve
ry sixteen years ten cents a day
comes six hundred dollars; and, If In
vested quarterly, does not take half
that time. But ten cents a day' is
chid' plysome will exclaim. Well''~
thant when a man wishes to berihdn
has saved ten thousand dollars, he has>:-I'
won half the battle. Not that Astor
thought ten thousand much. But he
knew that, in mnakiny such a sum, a.
man acquired habits ot prudent econo
my, which would constantly keep him
advancing in wealth. How many,
however, spend ten thousand in a few
years in extra expenses, and when;
on looking back, cannot tell. as they
say, "where the money went." To'
save, is the golden rule to get rich.
To squander, even in small sums, is .
the first step towvards the poor-house. ~
REMEDY FOR CANCER.-CoI. Ussery,.
of the parish of Do Soto, informs tha
editor of the Caddo Gazette that he
fully tested a remedy for this trouble,
somne disease, recommended to. him
by a Spanish woman, a native of the
country. Teremedy is this: Tako~
an egg and break it, pour out the wht,
retammin the yolk in the shell, put i
salt and mix with the yolk as lon as
it will receive it, stir them'- tog.u
,mntil the salvo is fo'rmedl; puts a
of this on a piece of sticking p
and apply it to the cancer abouttcop
a day. Hie has' tried the remedy't ce
in his own family with completd-'e
cess..
Wj' A Watchman~srsU~
batch of' young scanmps ea in p
iron from the wharf ata . MIiIy an~
scourged somne itenmost yerel
But rne f'~lOAihb sw~fine o
heaa
1. t~%e *u~ eddm ith pig MLP

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