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A TOUCHING STOR Y.
When the tyranny of the last James
drove his subjects to take up arms
against him, one of the most formida
ble enemies of his usurpati'ns was
Sir John Cochrane, ancester to the
pres. nt Earl Dundonald. Ile was
one of the most prominent actors in
Argyle's rebell on, and for ages a set
tled gloom hung over the house of the
Caipbells enveloping in common ruin
all who united their fortunes in the
cause of its chieftains. The same
doom encompassed Sir Joh Coehratne.
Ile was surrounded by the king's
troop's. Long, deadly and desperate
was his resistance, but at length, over.
powered by numbers, lie was taken
prisoner, tried, and condemned to die
upon the seaflfld. He had but a few
days to live, and his jailor awaited the
arrival of his death-warrant to lead him
forth to execution, His famrrily and
friends had visited him in prison and
exchanged with him the last long heart,
rendins farewell. But there was one
who was the pride of his eye and fit
his house; even Grisel, the daughter of
his love. Twilight was casting a deep
gloom over the grating of his prison
house; he was mourning for a last lo-k
of his favorite child, and his head was
pressed against the cold, damp wall of
his cell, to cool the feve ish tulsationsis
that shot th'ough it like tie sting of
fire, when the door oh his npartnient
swung on its unoiled hinges , and the
keeper entered, followed by a 3 oung
and beautiful lady. Her person was
tall and comnmanding, her eyes dark,
bright and tearless; but their very
brightness spoke of sorrow-of sorrow
too deep to be wiped away-and her
raven tresses were parted user her
brow pure as the polished marble -
The unhappy captive raised his head
as they entered.
"My child! my own Grizel !" he
exelaimed, as she fell upon his bosom.
My father, my dear father !" sob.
bed the miserable maiden, as she dash
ed away tae tears that accompanied
" Your interview must be short,
very short," said the jailor as he turn
ed and left them, for a few minutes,
- God help and comfort thee, my
daughter ! added the unhappy ;ather,
and lie held her to his breast, and imi
printed a kiss upon her brow. " 1'
feared that I should die without be
stowing my last blessing tipon the
head of my own child, and that stung
mue more than death, but thou art comte
and the last blessing of my wretched
" Nay, foribear !" site exclai med;
"not thy last blessing; not thy last !
My father shall not die."
"Be calm, be ealmt, my child !" re
plied lhe; " would to heaven that I
could comfort thee, my own. But
there is no hope--within three days
thou and all thy little ones will be-"
frathierless, he would have said, but
lie the words died oin his tongue.
" Three days !" replied she, raising
her head fronm his breast, bumt she added
eagerly pressing his hand, " my father
shall live! La not my grand father
-the friend of father Petre, the con fessor
-and master of the king, from himt he
shall beg the life of his son, and my
father bhall not (lie."
" Nay ! nay, Grizel," retuirned he,
" be not deceived-there is no hope
--already the king has signed the
order of my execution and the mnessein.
ger of death is now on the way."
"Yet my father shall not die ! shte
tepeated em phatical ly; and turinimng to
her father, said calmuly; we part now,
but we shall meet agaim."
"~ What would rmy child," inquired
lie, eagerly, gazing anxiously on lier
"Ask not now. my father," she re
iblied-- ask not now; but pr-ay for me,
anid bless mne-but not wvith thy last
lie pressed her hand to bsia- heart,
and wept upont her niek. In a few
r ens the jailor enitered and thbey
wlbre torn trimo the arms of eldi other.
the interview we have mentioned, a
wayfiring man crossed the bridge at
Berwick, from the North and preceded
dowi Marygate, sat down on a bend.
by the dour of an hostlery on the side
of the Street nearly fronting where
what was called the " Maina guard."
lie did not enter the inn fir it was
above his apparent condition, being
that which Oliver Cromwell had made
his headquarters a few years before,
and where at sonic earlier period,
James the Sixth had taken up his resi
dunce when on his way to enter the
sovereignt. of England. The travel
ler wore a coarse jerk in, fastened round
his body by a leathern girdle, and
over it a small cloak. conposed of
equally plain materials. He, was ev
idently a young man, but his beaver
was drawn down, so as almost to con
ceal his features. In one hand he car.
ried a small bundle and in the other a
pilgrim's stafl. Having cailed for a
glass of wine, he took a crust of bread
from his bundle, and after resting a
few minutes rose to depart. The
shades of night, were s etting in, and
threatened to be a night of storm, the
Heavens were gathering black, the
clouds were rushing fioi the sea, sud
den gusts of wind were moaning along
the streets accompanied by heavy
successive drops of raid and the race of
the I weed was troubled.
" lea' en help thee if thou intendest
to go far in such a night as this," said
the sentinel at be English gate, as :he
uaveller passed him and proceeded to
cross the bridge.
In a few minutes ho was upon the
borders of the wide, desolate and d rea.
ry moor of Tweedmuouth, whicn for
miles presented a desert of white, fern
stunted heath, here and there covered
with thick brush-wood. lie slowly
toiled over the steep hi!!, braving the
storm, which now raged in its wildest
fury. TeIIhi fell in torrents, and the
wind howled as a legion of fauished
wolves, hurling its hungry echoes over
the heath. Still the stranger pushed
onward until he proceeded two or three
miles from Berwick, when as if to
brave the storm, he sought shelter
amidst the crab and bramble bushes
by the way side. Nearly an hour had
passed since he sought this imperfect
refuge and the storm had inno .i
together, when a horse's feet was heard
sp;ashing along the road. The rider
bent his head to the blast. Suddenly
his horse was grasped by the head, and
the t aveller stood before him, hold
ing a pistol to his bi east.
"I)ismount !" cried the stranger
The horseman benumed and striek
cued with fear, made an effort to reach
his arms, but in a moment, the hand
of the robber quitted the bridle, grasp
ing the breast of the rider, and d'ra
gei him to the ground. lie fell heavi
ly on his face and for several minutes
remained senseless. The stranger
seized the leathern bag which contain
ed the in .il from the north and fling
ing it on his shoulder, ru.-hed across
EaLrly on the following mnorning the
imhubitants of lerwie were hurrying
in groups to the spot where the robbery
I'ld been dommitted, but, no tra-e of
tire r bber could be obtained.
Three days had passed, and Sir J'ohn
Cochrane yet lived. The mail which
cantained his death warrant had been
robbed, and bethpre aniother order for
his executi' n could lbe given the inter.
cessd'n of'his father, the Earl ot Dun
donald, with the Kitng's confessor
might be successful. G3aizel now be
iamie his constant coinpaniion in pr-is.
oni, and( spoke to him words of comn
flirt. Nearly fourteen (lays had pass.
ed since the protracted hope in the bo
som of the prisoner became inure bit
ter than nis first despair. But ev-enr
that hope bitter as it was, perished.
The intercession of his father had bee-n
unisuccessfuol-and a secotid time the
big.4~ed atnd would be despotic mon
arch signed the warrant for his death,
and in little more that one day that
warm ant for his death would reach the
" The will of Heaven be done !"
groaned the Captive.
"Amen," returned Grizeliwith wild
vehemence, " btet my father shall not
Again the rider'witir the mail reach
ed Tweedmouth, and-a second lime he
bore with bim the ddom of Cochrane.
lie spurred his hors6 to his utmost
speed ; he looked cautiously before and
behind, and around him, an~d in his
hand he carried a pistol ready to de
fend himself. The moon shed a ghast.
ly light over the heath randering deso
lation visible and giving a spiritual
embodiment of every shrub, H~e was
turning the angle of agraggling copse
wheno his horse reared at the report of
a pistol, the fire of which seemed to
dash right in its cars. At the same
moment his horse reared more violent
ly and he was driyent from the saddle,
In a moment the foot of the robber
was upon his breit whn, bending
over him.anl brandishing a short d g
ger in his hand, said
"Give me thine arms or die f"
The h" art of the King's servant
failed. in hin and without venturin
to reply, he Jdatdi-ws.ooammandE.
" Now go thy way,' cried the rubber
sternly, " but leave me thy hors, and
leave the mail-lest worse come upon
The man therefore arose, and pro
ceeded towards Berwick, tremiiblirg ;
and the robber, mounting his horse
which he had left, rode rapidly across
Preparations were making for the
exe-ution of Sir John Gchrane-the
officers of the law waited only the ar
rival of the snail with his second de.th
warrant, to lead him to the scafllds
and the tidings arrived that the mail
had beef robbed. For yet fourteen
days the life of the prisoner would
he prolonged. He again fell on the
neck of his daughter and wept, and
" It is good-the hand of heaven is
' Said I not,' re[lied 'he maiden, and
for tme first time shit wept aloud-'that
my father should not die !'
The fourteen days were not yet pas
sed when the prison door flew open.
and the old Earl of Dundonald rushed
to the arms of his son. His interces
sion with the confessor had been at
length successful, and after twice sign.
ing the warrant for the execution of
Sir John, which had as ,ften failed in
reaching its dest.mnation, the king had
:=ae!d his pardon. lie hurried with
his father fron the prison to his own
house, his funmily were clinging aronnd
hit, shedding tears of joy ; and they
were marvellbng with grattitude at the
mystermous providence that had twice
in'crcepted the mail when a straniger
craved an audience. Sir John desired
hamn Liu be adinitted-ard t-he robber
entered. He was habited, as we have'
before described, with a course argini
but his hearing was above his condi
ti.,n. On entering he -lightly touched
his beaver but remained covered.
When you have perused these,'
said he taking two pa;pers from his
bosom,'cast them into the fire !'
Sir John glanced on them, started
and becaie nale-..he .er.. hi d.ath
* My deliverer!' exclaimed he, 'how
shall I thank thee-how repay the
preserver of my life ? My father, my
children thank himtr for me !'
The old Earl grasped the hands of
the stranger, the childien embraced
his knees ; and lie burst into tears.
' lBy what nmameit e:mgerly enqutired
Sir John, 'shall I call my deliverer t
The sttranger wept alond, and raising
his beav-r, the raven truses of Girizel
Cochrane fell upon the clank.
* Gracious Ieavets !' exclaimed the
astonishes and en-raptured father
My own child !--itiy own Grizel !'
The Richest Hain in Vir
GENTLEMEN :-I have thought, for
semetine. I would write for yone pa.
per something in relation tothe richest
tman in Virginia, and the largest slave
holder in the Union, and perhaps in
the world, unless the seria of linssia
be considered slaves; aid the w-h
expressed in your paper, a few lays
ago, to know whlom it, was so wealthy
mi Virgitnia, induces mei to write this
Samuel Irairston ;- h# Pittsylvaiiia,
is thae gentlematn. When I was int his
sectioni, a year or two ago, he was the
owner of between 1,600 and 1.700
slaves, in his own right., having but a
little whtil - before taken a census. He
also has a pro'spective right to abonut
1,000 slavea more, which are now
owiied tny his mt her-in law, Ai rs.
R. Hani stain, he having mtarried her
ainly child. Hes n~dw has the mtanage.
ment of thetm, wvhich makes ths nittn
ber of his slaves' reach near thr-ee
thousand. They increase at the rate
of tnear 100 every year ; amid he has to
put-chase a large plantatioln every year
to settle them on. A large numtber
of his plantations are in Ihenry and
Patrick counties, Virgittia. He ha~s
large estates in North Carolina. His
landed property in Stokes, alone, is
assessed at *600,000. Hlis wealth is
diff'erently estiated at from $3.000.
0.00 to *5,000,000 ; anal I shodld think
it was nearer the latter. You think
he has a hird lot, but I assure you Mr.
Hlairston manages all his matters as
easy as most p ersorns woculd an estate
of $10,000. li has overseers who
are comnpelled to give him a written
statement of what has been made and
spent on each plardation, and his no
groes are all clothed and fed from his
own domestic manufacture ; and
raising his own tobacco crop, which is
immensely large, as so much clea
gain every year, besides his increase in
negroes, which is a fortune of itself.
And now for his residence I have
travelled over fiften States of tisi
Union, and have never seen anything
comparable to his yard and garden,
except some in the 3 issippLdelta
'and none of them e .t: rs
Hairatoa has been, J fnhi for
years ; and a good .
preaehing pear the .
bing Paradise, said, as beauti
rul as Mrs. Hairste6'r i "", as a friend
who had visited W ington "pity for
the first time, remarked, that " the
public grounds were. nearly as hand.
some as Sa'nuel Hairsgon's.' He is a
plain, unassuming gentlenan, and has
never made any noil in the world,
though lie could vie. the Bruces
the-icDzontgh's a stor's ; and it
is strange, that while lieir wealth is
co extensive with the lihe is not
known 100 miles froQ limae. I be
.ieve he is now the w. Ithlest man in
the Union, as Win. B$Astor is only
worth about 4,000 O0-nd the estates
of city people are ':tly pverrated,
while Mr. Hairston "..n show the pro
perty that will brinfhe cash at.anj
Mr. Hairston w ~ ased within a
few miles of where now lives, in
Henry county. He h4 several broth.
ers. who are pretty' will to do in the
world. Ore ofthem,..ksr ball Hairs
ton, of Henry, ownseo.,re than 700
negroes ; Robert I-hafiton, who now
lives in Mississippi, ar ,000 and
[ardin I :airst-.n , whq( tas also n.bved
to Mississippi, about 600 slaves.
George Ilairston, of IMi:ry, has given
most all of his properf to his .children
reserving only about 1 slaves for his
own use. This, I leli e. is a correct
statement of the circu stances of the
IIairsetoni faraily. . osopz.tra.
RiC nond Whig.
Arsenic E ting.
In some pat tos of Lu *er Austria and
Syria, and especially t the hilly re
gion towards HunganrJ :t, re prevails
among the p ti ay
custon of eatmng arenie.
It is eaten prf-.eily for one or
hath ~f two purposes: First., that the
eater mnay thereby acquire freshness
of c''m plexion and plutpness of figure.
For this purpose, as will readily be
supposed, it is chiefly eaten by the
y)ouueeg. Second, that. the wind may
be impoved, ,o that long und steep
heights may be clitmted without difli.
cnity of breathing. By the middle.
a.-ed and the old it is esteemed for its
indfluence. and both results are de.
scribed as following almost invariably
from the use at' arsenic.
'Ter improve their appearance, young
peasants, of both sexes, have recourse
to it, some no doubt from vanity, and
some with the view of adding to their
charms in the eves of each other. And
it is very retmnar kablo to see how won
derfully well they attain their object
for tetese poison eaters are generally
remarkable for blooming complexions.
and a full rounded healthy appear.
ance. Dr. Von Tschuki gives the fol
lowing case, as having occurred in his
own practice: "A healthy but pale
and thin milkmaid. residing in the par.
ish ot 11- , had a lover whom she
wished to attach to herself by a more
agreeable exterior. She therefore had
recourse to the well known puhifier. and
took arsenic several times a week.
['he desired efeet was not Jong in
showing itself, for in a few months she
became stout, rosy.che;ede, and all
that her lover could desire. In order
however to increase the eff'ect, :-he in
cautionsly increased the dose of arse.
nic anid fell a victim to her vanity.
She died poisoned-a very piainftul
death." The number of such fatal ca
ses, especially among young persons,
is described as~ by *o means in consid
For the second purpose-that ot
rendering the breathing'easier when
going op hill-the peasnan puts a small
fragment of arsenic in his mouth, and
lets it disrsolve. Tinez effect is stenishc
inzg. H-l ascends heights with facility.
wich he co'uld not otherwise do witI.
out the greatest diflicilty of breathing.
T1he quantity of arsenic with which
the eaters begin is about half a grabin,
They contiue to take this quantity
two or three times - week, in the
morning fasting, till they become hab.
ituzated to it. TIhey then cautiously in
crease the dose as the quantity previ.
ously taken seems to diminzish in itt
effect. " TJhe peasant R---, says
19i. Von Tschudi, "a hale man of six
ty, who enjoys capital hL alth at presen t
takes fodvery dose a piece about twVL
grains in weight. For the last forty
years he has continued the habit,
which he inherited from his father,
and which he will transmit to his chiil,
No symptoms of illness or chroni<
poisoning are observable in any oi
these arsenic eaters, when the dose is
carefully adapted to the constit utior:
and habit of ho'ly of the person usin~
it. But, if from any cause the arseni<
be left off for a time, symptoms 01
disease occur, which resemble those 01
arsenical poisoning ; especially a gr eal
feeling of discomfort arises, great~ in
diffesrence to every thing around, anx
ieyaothis own person, deranget
digestion, loss of appetite, a feeling of
verlioading i the Sonsch upW thx
t roito .aai mii the t paln.ti
Sp stol'. Wrreathing. ' o,
these symptots there Ia- only 9110
speedy mode ofrelief-an Immediate
return to arsenic eating.--Blyckwood'a
A Beautiliull Stor) .
The most beautifu'l and effecting in.
cident I know, assoctate with a ship
wreck, is the following: The Gros.
venor, an East Indianan, homeward
bound, goes ashore on the coast of
Caffraria. It is resolved that the offi.
cers, passengers and crew, in number
one hundred and thirty-five souls, shall
endeavor to penetrate on foot across
trackless deserts, infested. by. wild
beasts and savages, to the Dutch set.
tlements at the Cape of Good Hope;
with this forlorn object before them,
they finally seperate in two parties
never more to meet on earth.
There is a solitary little child atbong
the passengers-a little boy of seven
years old, who has no relation there'
and when the first party is. moving
away, he cries after some member of
it who has been kind- to- him. The
crying of a child might be supposed to
be a little thing to men in such great,
extremity, but if touches them, and he
is ima-edlately taken info the detach.
ments, from which time forth, this
child is sublimely made a sacred
charge; he is pushed on a little raft
Hero-s broad rivers by the swiming
-ailors; they carry him by turns
through the deep sand and long grass,
(ie patiently walking at all other
times;) they share with him such pu.
trid fi-h as they find to eat; they lie
down and wait for him when the rough
.carpenter, who becomes his especial
frlend lags behind. Beset' by J.ions
lrd 'tger by ..a"- see -yb'hre,'-IM
hunger, by death in a crowd of ghastly
shapes, they niever-Uj Fathier of ail
mankind thy name be blessed for it!
orget this child. The captain stops
exhausted, and his faithful coxswain
goes back and is seen to sit down by
his side, ar,.d neither of the two shal
be any more beheld until the great
last day; but, as the rest go on for their
lives. they take the chld with them.
The carpenter dies of poisonous ber
ries eaten in sata vation, and the stew
ard, succeeding'w the command of
the party, succeeds to the sacred
guardianship of the child.
God knows all he does for the poor
baby; how he cheerfully carries him
in his arms when he himself is weak
and ill; how lie feed's him when him
self is griped with want, how he folds
his ragged jacket, round him, lays his
'ittle worn facia with a woman's ten
derness upon his sunburnt breast,
soothes him in his stufierings, sings to
him as he limps along, unlmindluil of
his own parched and bleeding feet.
)ividing 'or a few days from the rest,
they dig a grave in the land and bury
their good friend the oo6P&-tliese
two coilipanions alone in the wilder
ness-and then the time comes when
both are ill, and beg their wretched
partners in despair, reduced and few
in number now, to wait, by them one
day. They wait by tiem one day,
they wait by them two da'ys. On the
morning of the third they move very
softly about, i'm making their prepara
ti(Ins for the resumptioan of their journ
ey; for the child is sleoping by the
lire, and it. is agree'l with one consent
that he shall not be disturbed un'til the
last moment. The moment c .m'es,
the fire is dying-and the child is
Ilis faithful fiend the steward lin
gers btut a little while behind him.
llis grief is great, he' staggers on for
a few days, lies down in the desert
and dies. But he shall be reunited in
his ilmlmortal spirit--who can doubt
it?-with the child, where he and the
poor carpenter shall be raised up with
thle words, " Inasmuchi as you have
done it unto the least of these, ye have
done it unto ne."
Advrice to Young Women.
Ti'ust not in uncertain riches, but
prepare yourself for every emergency
in life. Learn to work, and not to be
dependent upon servants to make your
bread ; swveep your floors anid darn
your own stockings. A bove all things
do not esteem'too lightly those honor.
able young men who sustain them.
selveswand their aged parents by the
work of their hands, while you care
for and receive into your company
those lazy, idle popinjays, who never
lift a finger to help th emselves as long
as they can keep body and sonl to'
get er, and, get . uficient to live in
lashijon. If you are wise you will look
at the subject as we do; and wvheni you
are old enough to become wives, you
will prefer tile honest mechanic, with
not a cent to commence life, to the
fashionable loafer~ with a capji s1 of
ten- thousand doflab." 'ien ver we
hear remarked, "Such a yonhg lady
has married a frtune," "-o always
tremble. for her future prosaperity.
Riches left to children1"y7glUbyq*.
;ent n,' N 9CU
t 8,a ft ktea tit' d1ng the pur
seS of your lovers, and examining the
cut of their coats, look into their habits
and their hearts.. Mark if they trade,
anjd can depend upon themselves; see
if they have minds which will lead
thirn to look abo've. butterfly existence.
Talk not of b'ea'itiful white skin, and
of the soft; delicate hand-the splendid
form and th6 fire appearance of the
young gentleman. Let not these foolish
considerations engross your thoughts.
Treating is pretty much as our
Southern brethern day, a Yankee cus
toin. All over Ya'nkeedo'm, if a man
is.dry;-he first looks -up somebody to
treat and then a bar. In a company
which is dry habitually every hour or
two,.be is the lucky man who learns
npt to mention his desire to imbibe
in it another has expressed himself; he
gets his treats and save his coppers
longest. But is no great gain er all.
For whoever is treated mu'stat at
times, or grow contemptible before lis
companions. Down East a man died
who was a prodigious sponge. When
he died it was thought the meanest
man on earth ceased breathing. In
town meeting the people talked over
'a monument for them, and the epitaph
decideA on was this: "He never stood
treat ln his life." Treating is a very
costly business. It multiplies the
price of a drink by the number of
thirsty fellows that run In the company.
It is very unwise, since is makes as -a
supplement to eagh one's appetite,
the appetite of every other. You pay
for drinks for fellows who don't feel
like drinking; and for fear of loo'sing
your share, you drink with those who
when you had rather not'." The
ng is styT iiezur
ofyoing fellnws go to o bar'; T t
don, each pays his own bill' It keeps
accounts square. It sionplifies matters.
There is no double entry in memory,
and there is less left on the mind to
burden it. Treating has made drunk.
ards of troops of promising youths;
and there is a great army of them
sos Of our rich men and children of
the poor, all on a tboting-now in
training to take their places, so fast as
the appoplexies and congestions, and
other fashionable diseases ,which re
place ddirium tremens, and the trou
bles that used to be in vogue with
hard drinkers, shall pick off the pres
ent supply. It is a foolish, thriftless
custom. It is almost enough of itself
to keep a young man from ever get
REvENUE OF THIIvES IN ENGLAND.
-Did any of our readers ever ask
how much does a thief earn ? This is
a financial' problem which should re
ceive a clear and satisfactory solution.
There are clerks, tradesmen, artists,
clerg enon, officers, and journalists,
who- ave not as large an annual in.
come as some expert thieves. A clever
thief can always show you some ready
cash. He gets so many bales of silk,
hampers of plate, caskets of jewels.
bundles of bank notes, and all cash
boxes full of glittering coin, that he
cat aflord to live in luxury.' . Tho ag
gregate gains of' successful depredators
is really astounding to plodding souls,
who never trouble thenmselves about
the reveuies of' the dlishonest. But it
is high time to enquire into the matter.
We find, then, thme forty four thieves
are ascertained to have stolen money,
pla'te, watches,. joveira, shop goods,
and other property, amountin;; to inure
than twenty mdousar .pounds; and
that during ai single year, the metropo.
litan police accounted for stolen prop
erty worth forty four thousand pounds.
We need not wo-.der- stall this. Gen
tlemen are so reckless of their pocket
books, ladies of purses, and tradesmen
ol their goods, that it is easy for a
trained thief to secufe valuable booty ;
and a member of' the predatory class
never throws away a chance of' obtaig.
ing rich plunder, and pleity'of it. We
must not omit to remind our readeru,
that a large number of thefis, biurgla
ries and street r,.bberies are never
punished. The plunder goes to min
ister to the sen'sual propensit~ies of'the
successful depredator, and the public
rarely got to know'any-thing about the
amount, of property taken. Some
lilustrationi Pertmnent, to this remark are
known to us. A'man confessed to us
that he drove a dozen sheep out'ol
Smithfield, and remained unpunished.
In another case a woman hold up
thirty brighi, sovereigns which she had
stolen, and which she was then spend.
ing in the most shameless mthnbr;
and not far from where she stood is a
public house in which a person was
robbed by two thieves of 2~300. They
are still at largn. Even the potty thief
manages to ateal a half a dozen of
-himndkerecpfajtPor 4ay 4n~ a4o0sanot
think from thirty shillings to' two
pounds weekly, extraordinary gain.
"e knuow~ a ijuven he 'iir af
.nake ten shillings A .slay d who
dred and fifty poun a atonv --
during his career.oi crime, tiprds
four thousand pounds' worth .qf siIver
plate. Such faets As thefrshow that
reformatory instiiutions are # grest
-p.aniaryand mrnnloion to the entir
A GRATEFUL NATION.--A .wronged
man I have been-more wronged than
this world tells of; forever the public
good has guided me in siit'ering and in -
action ; -but when falsehood is in vig
orous activity, with eneouragement-and
support and power; w*ieti even from
the judgment seat insoletso and up.
pression are dealt forth, the dignity of
human nature gives a ight, without
imputatiun or vanity, to avow good
services. To me, also,:as an inspired
truth, has come that passionate burst
of eloquence with which Charles Fox
-repelled enmity. "''here is a spir
it of. resistance implanted by the Deity
n the breast of man prop tiia'eg to
the size, of the wrongs he is destired
to endure." This spirit prompts me
to vindicate a'laim to better usage.
I- have won victories'subed da read
kingdom by arms andA legislAtion, so,
as to enable a million of hum'n beings
to enjoy life and lift their. iads in
freedomn. I hpve o n'd a vast field
for conmmerci.nI enterprise by the Xn
dus, augmented the revenue of the In
dian government by millions ;'and in a o n
a nmqtmn of imnmineiit peril saycl
the Ang' rAanEmpire -f1A nDu
nity more formidable than ever befn i
menaced its stability. The return ha
been twice to drive mefrona high atid
honorable puogitions, and all but, pr;
claim ne a pub i enemy: 4aria
ment villifiesi'b rha' wtft ' ti
h o no gr efu N ::,
teetion aganst slaider. I lea e hIfa
tions to history.-Sir Charles Napier.
PROVERBIAL PHILOsn aY.-when
man sounds his own trumpet, be eure
there's a crack in it. Flow few women
deal in more than the bare necessaries
of con)versation. There are min s as
wellas streets, that want draining. The
glove that a duchess wears to-clay ,my
cover the hand of her housemaid to
morrow, cleaning the grate. The best
word in many books is " Finis,", Ie
that confesses to one particular weak
ness. has many more in reserve. How.
few comcs . wit'hin ear shot of tame !
The tears of his hearers are the preach
er's applause. Mammon ties ag many
marriage knots as Cupid. A' heart
once given should he "not transferra
ble." He that says, "I know a se.
cret," will tell it if pressed. Friend
ship often ripens, under the seed of
intimacy, into love.--Dienis.
.-- e--a, e-- - o
very truly remarked that,
A good wife exhibits her love for
her husband by trying to promote his
welfare, and by administering to his
A poor wife "dears " an' " my
loves " her husband, and wouldn't sew
a button to his coat to keep him from
A senibile wife looks for her enjoy.
mnent at home-a silly one abroad.
A wsie girl would win a lover by
practisin6 &1hose virtues which secure
admiration~ when personal charms have
A simple girl endeavors to recom-.
mend herself by the exhibition of friv
olous accomplishrmems and a mawkiah
sentiment, which are as shallow as her
A good girl always respects herself,
and therelore always possesses the re
A hoR RID TiukEAr:-Tho Efeemien's
Journal-the orghn of A rch bishop
Ilbghes-alluded to tke manifestati-.m
of* dislike' which the presence of Bodini
has called forth'in vaijous plae ini
this country in'the following charac
teristic manneor: - - -
';If the result of this damnable agi.
tation, created ond fostered by the dai
ly papers, should happ.en to end in a
general slanighter of misguided men
by each other, and a cousequent fiiing
of the oity in some two hundred places
at reice, in what repute will the com-.
mnunity, sobered and taught wisdom
by commercialruin, hold the misera
ble newspaper mbn who~ will have
brought on so fearful a catastropbe."
Cun' anyr our readers peruse the fil-.
lowmng appeal, and retain a dry 'eye?
If they cani they must be strong heart
O6, Sally doar, the evonin;'. clear,
Thick flien the skinmimi swl
The sky is blue, the field'. in vidw
All tadin' phdal'alt
'C~tm~ligf1Mit'stray oor toilsome way, -
And view the charm. of nater
The barking dogs, the squealing hogs, .
And e'er" roased Iarer.