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THE WHOLE ART OF GOVERNMENT CONSISTS IN THE ART OF B E I NG H 0 N EST. J EFFERSON .
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA, THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1852.
3STo 40. 'la
Published by Theodore Sehoch'.
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From the Eastoii Whisr.
I'll VOtC for Old CMincwa tOO !
I oil iur uiu tuiivuia iuu. .
m ii t.- t. n .
Tune." Rosin the Bow."
I have voted for Jackson and Taylor,
1 have voted for Tippecanoe,
And if I'm spared till November,
I'll vote for old Chippewa too.
As they have all passed away,
To receive their righteous reward,
But Scott, the last of the series,
We'll show to him equal regard.
They all were schooled in hard service,
And a school have they been to the world,
That the lab'rer should have the reward,
An all tyrants from power be hurl'd:
They all Jabor'd hard for us all,
From the morii of their lives, to old age,
Then let us return unto all,
Equal honor on history's page.
Then shall they be alike honor'd ?
Every man of good sense says, why not!
We'll rally as we did of old.
And pay the great debt due to Scott:
We'll ne'er be ungrateful, ah no !
For such eminent service and work,
But we'll vote him (inadequate tribute,)
The loftiest station on earth.
We owe it to that which we have been,
And to that which we may yet be,
To elevate none but the worthy,
To tho helm of the preat and the free :
Then we'll go for the brave and the good
And who dares say that he's not,
Is unfit for the birth-right of freedom,
Aud unworthy tbe great land of Scott,
He asks but one well fought battle,
Who has fought so many you,
Come young, come old, to the rally,
And prove yourselves grateful and true
'Tis the lasllb
Ht his gray hairs Shall ever,
Then we'll join heart and hand i"n the battle.
At thA hnnrls of his rnnntrv HAcirf
And never for Scott will we tire.
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upon the fact that printing, being large
ly composed of oil, will not adlucre to any
surface which is wet with water. Every
one knows how utterly impossible it is to
mix oil and water. To lithograph, then,
all that is necessarj, is to draw on the
surface of a dry slab or stone, with a
greasy crayon, whatever is desired to be
printed. A weak solution of nitric acid
is then rubbed over the stone, which fas
tens the drawing so that it cannot be rub
led off. After this a solution of gum a
rabic is passed over the surface, and then
the stone is ready for painting. By means
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of a sponge, water is now rubbed on the
Btone, and while yet wet, the inking rol
ler is applied. The ink of course ad
heres to the lines of drawing, because
they are oily, but to the wet stone it does
not. The paper is now laid on; and with
the stone passed through the press ; the
result being a beautiful and exact copy
of whatever is drawn.
The stone employed for lithography is
of aeculiar kind of lime and clay nature,
resemnnng m appearance a smooth yel-
T r.uc 1 PeS wi
absorbing water. It is chiefly found in JJa-
varia, tho' there are quarries in England,
The Bavarian stones, however, are those
most universally employed, and their im-
portation is a considerable object in com-
ffierce. Ihey are worth, in New lork,
from 5 to 10 cents per pound. ,
-Anew method oi maning yeast is
iu nae a large a vuu iuh ui buui auu
j , b a . . .,.
dried peas, put them in a pint of boiling
ater, cover them closely to exclude the
air, place them by the side of the fire for j
twenty-four hours, when it should have a '
fine froth on the top. A ta"ble spoonful of
trie Kv..: wtn t - n '
-wuxu iuiaeonepounaoi uour.
Ho! tor Atistap iTTi A colinnnov nf
U.U. iuuusTARALiA. A schooner ot
150 tons; ict.nir-DA. i ci i t i !
iou tons, is to leave Port Stanley, on Lake
Erie, for Austral?, aw I'...
She is to be fitted up in yateh style, and !
' ill X-UiiOBL.
it is deemed that she is quite adequate to!
&e voyage she is to undertake Sl,0 i;n
Das fli viht.1i .r.t..1n 1 ! j - i.
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"vugu mc mjjuiu uu oi uanadiau
A friend of mirs toK inirrif;n
ronfo t nv.c- . .. -;
Ho .i , " do;o ue uvcu lorienj
live t .i i . - ! - a."
-"v bu vjh.ii irirnio r n .... u. a i .
-j" vu uroin hfl mario ftf
Hard feed that to get fat on. '
The Stratification of the Globe.
There are thirty, or rather more, well
, iBA bods, l.ajers, or strata, of differ- The exploits of Earn, the famous tory ; sm . Q "TQ 7t ifshe
,cnt mineral mnttcrs iyin upon eaeh'partiianoftorthOarohna, would make o.ai(,aofoU 1
,1 t i r ne iiJ body of facts more interesting than any
other, so as to form the surface of the,. Jf.. ri-W fell
rt wt:u ,wh
ivuv u it iiiuii t uitbu
themselves, by natural characters
into three or four grand groups. Com-: noccnt in cold blood the coward! isut great extent ot the mackerel and other
1 pare them to a set of books, in thirty or 1 be had an instinctive tone and bearing of ( fisheries of this country. It has been es
I forty volumes, piled up on their flat sides. ! ority that kept his people within the timtcd fcbat duri tbe gummer month
J ' 1 1 , , - , ' metes and bounds of his will, lie and .
Nowhere, indeed, can the whole set of the bis party one day restiug tuemsolves , or ratlier between J une and November,
I earth's strata be displayed, lying each by a spring, lounging here and there on more than twenty thousand vessels are
1 upon the other, for reasons which will . the green grass in the shade of the trees, constauly engaged in the different kinds
: presently appear: and. if it were so at any One of his subordinates, a big strong man j 0f fisheries, employing no less than 250,
I spot, all the power and art of man could and soZ , T T
' never penetrate through more than one, fresb affront caused his rage tobecome un-J Amencan yesself are allYed the Prm"
two, orthreeofthe layers. They are placed governable, he drew his sword, and was lege of fishing within certain limits of the
: one over the obher, in a sure and known ' resting with his elbow on the ground and Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the quantity of
order of succession; that is, though in no
p . ;
lnn.-iMv are all to be found, or (which is
: locality are all to be found, or (which is ; J " Tey coi
saying the same thing conversly) in every tbeir rifles Let him alone!' cried Fan-
'locality some are wanting, the order of 'non, in his sharp tone. He laid still,
' position is never violated. Let the let-! clam and self-possessed, with his keen,
! tors of the alphabet represent the strata, ' dai e3'es ou tlQ. raSinS lieutenant,
r 'as he made a tremendous plunge at his
thus : The tertiary, a b c d e j the sec- breast Bufc wben tbe stroAke camej it3
1 ondary, that is all from the chalk to the ' ob;ect SWCrved away like a snake, and
; old red sand-stone inclusive, f to z ; the ' the baffled man plunged his sword into . but as a general thing they are deemed
primary aa bb &c. to jj ; then observe the ground. Quick as lightning Fannon's ; worthy of little notice. The Bay of
that any member or several members of harP lllade Passcd tllI0USh hlS antlG j Chaleur, along the coast of Prince Ed
! the series may be absent, for example, d , bus and tbus j punisb tbose who dis. ; ward's Island, the Magdalen Islands and
! or f, or 1 or p; but b is never above a nor . regara my authority!' and his eyes ' Northumberland Straits, are considered
'ni above k, nor s above g. When this glowed and sparkled like a serpent'?. the choicest mackerel grounds. Here the
i fact is risrhtlv conceived, that the strata do ' The man instantly sunk to the earth for- ; fleet 0f YeSsels congregated at one time
; not lie over each other in continuous
lie over each other in continuous con-
! centric speriods, like the coats of an onion,
' but may rather be compared to a vast
number of wafers, of irregular forms, laid
on a globe, and patched upon each other
j in different sets as to thickness, and vari-
ously under-passing, out-cropping, and o
! ver-lapninp;. Now, let the mind imagine
mighty forces from below, acting upon
nfirtsin nt and nlnnrr rwrnin linos
then the wafer-patches will be rais
j all angles, bent, broken, their edges often .
; turned up; so that the edges of lower stand
in some places over the higher ones which
i have been thus shattered. Further, let ,
i the mind conceive of a mass of
'matter, suppose pitch, having
0 timo nnilf ni,r1rri-onf1i .lio lntr-nf
of the wafer-patches, then
Lnrstinp- forth, and in manv nlacfis rni.inr, !
j the wafers, piercing them, passing through
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the wafers, piercing them, passing through
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them, and nnauv hardening m tantastic.xT rnh- 5ffin,vnf hqp for flr.otr.
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shapes, and towering above the upheaved
and fractured outside. This little play
of imagination will present a pretty fair "me' du wuat coum uo uo, aiuuoanu ue
. . t , J . , fencless, with a dozen bitter enemies? It
idea of the real stratification of the earth's ' if mw,f;nn m
surface, the eruption of the non-stratified
(granitic and similar) Tocks which have
boiled up, elevatino- linear ridges (moun-'
tain ranges) whenthey could not pierce
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through, but actually piercing through
where their force could overcome the re-
sistauce, and when cooled, remaining the
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tiest mountains, it must also be under-,
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hwou, a a mauer oi ine clearest sensi-.
on, that these processes
have occurred several times at various
and distant intervals, producing among
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the strata many varieties of direction, m-'
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clination, contortion, cleavage, conformi-
ty, and non-conformity, in reference to
each other. If all the strata could be
placed, or, for illustration's sake, we may
sa3T, replaced upon each other to what
thickness or depth would they amount?
It is commonly said five miles. Dr. Buck-
landj wbo is gQ eminenty qUaliliecl to
,o nn n... . , . ln
the supposition of ten miles. With res-
pect to the actual surface of the earth, the
greatest height from the lowest valley
bottom fco tbe of tbe M hwt moun.
ai aJ five miles. Ihis
lie1' comPad to the diameter of the
earth may be lairiy represented by the
luiuiviicss ui u. uuu inreaa laia upon me
surfaceofa twelve-inch globe. Pie Smik's
Geology and Scripture,
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, . . .... , . i Hunter turned her down the stream,m , smooth them the right way, they rub and
Ine following recipe will be found ex-, thc hone of evading her pursuers, and she ! mirr mnc( ntr; . L u,
ingly valuable during the hot months, reared and dashed through the flashing wa- fl , , , i , , .
iharo ?s sa mnnli innWIifv ri nffn.. tr nf t ifi S 10ft . bft rr itn ntt n fl, vv" v
-i. i ti t,M
nee until it is brown ; then boil it as rice ,
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; c.illTr Ann V.nt. slowlv. and if, w P
iZilZ . "J' " "'f a;.
fctAJlj LUV UJUOt uiui n-ixutL vavjvu Miuiiuww,
Boys that have been properly reared
are mon in point of usefulness at sixteen,
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1 tmno nr riio nnwp s I'irmi linn n ninr nT.""-"'" awvav.
while those who have been brought up in . away sne new over me mterimuame lorest Red truth pure virtue, and a straight up
idleness are a nuisance at twenty-one. i of pines jstrait and swift as an arrow and-down way of dealing with the world,
Brhy -is thesuri.d.ke a.good loaf? wBe-.J
cause it ;is lightwJien-ifcerisas..' m
mi. x n;i.
they root in the ground.
AN INCIDENT OF THE REVOLUTION.
tlitlV Vi JIUVV1V11I JAV II VkJ W aV VIWltVM aw'"-
-bloody-minded as the hounds of Hayti.
; He sometimes slew the helpless and 'in
t us hand under nis neaa. ma aevoiea
liana r Ulb uv
followers were around him, and he heard
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c nl ma u ,Ib Vr lL
tne head or tins sneer, anu sue is tne ne -
roino of the present writing.. Achilles
had his Xanthus and Bains and Podargce!
Alexander had his Bucephalus; McDonald
had his Selim. Fannon was a man of
Dioou, liKe mem, uuu iiku Lncni uc iiuu
his favorite charger; and Fannon's mare
was worthy of her owner, 'or even a
tcr man.' He called her the Red Doe,
from her resemblance in color to a deer,
a rare aniUlEi iieet, pOWeriUl,
r.. 1ft( n 1
A.n: i. j-:t a i. I
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or country, or the life of his fellow men.
She bore him proudly and fearlessly in
the bloody skirmish or quick retreat.
When he stood on, the .?oisy cou,neii of ;is
owner vaiueit ner. x uuru say, auove Jviu
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Ul III IUC iSllUJlb aiuuucu. IUU
fn iftfir i,:m whithersoever he would. But
V.nnnn .net lic ttiova Tlntr-n nn lin oocf
of the Little River, the partizan and some
. c n f 1 " i 11 1
Iour or me 01 ms followers, one a ay cap
r live ot his lonowers, one day cap-
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ybifT frQm tbcoimtrv about Salisbur v J
annon told the man he should hang
him. Hunter was evidently a man of the
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-as ready, and a strong oak threw out
its convenient branches. Fannon told him
ue might pray, for his time was come.
' TThe P00f mai? k1neeled ??wn an,d sc,emed
! absorbed in his last petition to the throne
; of mcrcyt annon and bis meu stoo(J by?
and the trusty mare stood among them,
' with the reins on her neck. They began
' to be impatient for their victim to close
bis devotional exercises. But they soon
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discovered more of earth than Heaven in
TTunfnr'fi thouflifa: for he snranr on Vn.
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non's mare, bowed his head down on her
powerful neck, pressed his heels on her
flauks and darted away like the wind-
i The tory rifles were leveled in a mo-
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ment 'shoot high! shoot! cried Fannon
jg-aYe 3nv marc!'
; The slugs all whistled over Hunter's
back, save one that told with unerring
' aim which toiLcr aud pattered his shoulder
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felt sick at heart: but hone was hfifnrn
. bim and death behind him, and he nerved
himself for the race. On he sped through
woods and ravines, and brambles, did
. that powerful mare carry him safely and
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j They followed him by the trail of blood
from his wounded shoulder. He came to
Little River, there was no ford; the bank
was bigb and a deep place in the stream
( rei and d d Ms becls Qn ber gide
and the gallant mare plunged recklessly
: into mu stream, cue suurwu in me spray,
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as slie pawed the yielding wave, and arch-
; ed her bautiful mane above the surface;
and skimmed along like a white swan.
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But Fannon was on the trail, and rush-
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ed down thc brink with all the rough en -
a.l.i n.:. r - .u .
u uw 10bb 01 ua avor,WJ U0U1U .V1"
. cfvivn H lintriv tnvnorl t.no niovo tr t ho
.opposite bank; it was steep several feet!
j of perpendicular rock but she planted
! herself on the shore at a bound; and then
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that admirable mare.
; Oh and on did the generous brute bear
iher .master's foeniau, till the pursuers were
j trflleft'.JiopelQSS behind... LatJ in the evening
i)acauseirJ3Lunter roue into oausuury, nan mo siug
j extracted from tbe shoulder, and
lingering sometime with the wound and ex
citement finally gotwell. And that gallant
mare that had done him so much cmnd
The Mackerel Fisheries.
Probably but few are aware of the
, fish taken ti
floi, tni-nn fmm tine n .in nn
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; malnng. The coast of Newfound and
i yiclds lts C0(lusl1 to the hardy sailor from
'May until December, while the better
; class of mackerel are taken from August
to October. Many mackerel, however,of
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a proper class, arc taken along the South-
i em shore of our own country prior to this,
will often amount to two thousand saihal-
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' thouSh as a Seneral thing not more than
i from two to four hundred vessels sail in
! company. At nights, when the fleet is
i safely anchored, the lanteans lighted on
each vessel and swung upon the shrouds
1 one may fancy they are looking upon some
j huge city lying in repose, with iis lamps
all trimmed and burning.
The bait alone, which is ground up and
; thrown to the fish to keep them about the
. . . ...
j vessel is a vei7 large item in the expense
. of carrying on the trade. This is either
, herring, porgie3, or clams, well salted and
' cleansed, put up expressly for the purpose.
. I he average cost of it is about three and
! half dollars per barrel, at least two bar-
, mis nf wllifill .1Vf thrnwil flWilV rfr llnv in
! good fishing. Allowing at the time we
arc in th Gulf tbere were two thousand
sail, you then have 1 G,000 per day thrown
away to tue nsues, or say -iuu per ves
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; sel for each trip which is below the acual
amount, and we thus have the enormous
sum of 8200,000.
The method of taking the mackerel is
very simple. The vessel is 'hoved to,'and
, men arc arraged on the 'windward' side
j as many as can conveniently stand from
i ? stern' . Each man js Provd9d iU;
1 four lines, only two can be used m last
! fisbing 0n cacb line is attached the
j hook, which is sunk into an oblong bit of
( lead called a 'jig.' A barrel is placed be-
! hind each man. into which the fish are
'snapped' as caught, the jaw tearing out
as easilv as though made of paper. Ow-
ing to this tenderness of the jaw, the fish
must be hauled very carefully, though
with great rapidity. One man stands
'amidships, throwing the bait which has
been carefully ground, to keep the fish a
bout the vessel while the hooks are baited
with any tough substance, either pork
rind, a bit of silver, or a piece of the
mackerel' itself. When the fish bite rap
idlv, no sport is more exciting, a dozen
men will often catch from thirty to fifty
1 barrnls in an hour. Whnn eaiK'ht thev
J are split, gibbed, scrapped, washed in
three waters, and then salted the whole
being done with astonishing celerity
How Jr's Faitli.
I believe that kicking against custom,
and spitting in the face of fashion, is a
futile and foolish endeavor. Both may
need correction but they must and will
have their own way.
I believe that if the devil bo the fath-
' er of liars he has a nLvmed large fami-
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IV to look alter, and that it is rapidly in
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x uenevo gins are hkc Kittens gently
i in the most disdanitul manner
: in the mosfc disdainful manner. Thev
Jike to be kissed, but sham a delicacy a
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i about tho operation.
I I believe the human flesh is hard
i digest.' Jonah didn't sit easy
j stomach of the whale.
! I believe that simple honesty,
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thave as much advantage over the
inoks and stratagems in the long run, as
a go'od square-tfotting horse has over a
prancing pony or a rackey that goes his
mile or two like the mischief, and is done
for the rest of tho journey.
Few men have ever possessed a great
er knowledge of human nature, and great
er skill in electioneering, than lion. Rob
ert P. Letcher, of Kentucky, the present
Minister to Mexico. Such was his suc
cess in this line that all the traditionary
tales of stump speeches, all instances of
uncommon adroitness, have by common
consent been fathered upon him.
It is said, that in one canvass for the
Legislature, about the commencement of
nis career, ne nad a very shrewd oppo
nent a man by no means his equal in
eloquence, but possessed of winning ways j
with the people. Letcher's friends told
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HI 111 . V 1 1 h niTH ant nTWWAlinniAMr 1 K.n I
f with evident apprehensions,- of his j
competitor's success in the outskirts of
f;t.o c,nnnec : i. ii.:i .f:iiBiB vuu
the country ; how that by treating, log
rolling, flattering the women and kissing
all the children, he was carrying all be
fore him. By chance, the two candidates
met at the house of a very influential far
mer, whose support, each felt, would be
almost certain to decide the election.
Both desired therefore to get in his good
graces. As frequently happens, "the'grey
mare was the better horse," and these
would be leerislators saw flmf f .ia must
be won. After supper they were assidu-' ruPtin 1 do not tnink "sucu insolence was
ousin their endeavors to amuse their host ' ever heard. What! my courageous and
and hostess ; both exerted themselves to . heroic friends, thc sheep are stigmatized
the utmost, and as far as appearances went , as 'cowards,-' these intelligent and candid
neither seemed to have any decided advan-L itwi-j i-i jji
tage. The children, cattle, sheep, cowst&o. i 8WI,ne " Pld P,g-headed
were all talked of and the pride of the i and hf e geese and turkeys, whose gi
farmer and his wife duly flattered. I gantic intellects are the admiration of the
Bed-time came, and the candidates ' known world, are covered with a flood of
went to sleep in different apartments. ' 0bl0quy and vituperation , worthy of the
Letcher s opponent secretly determined . . . i. .v. t -n
to be up betimes to assist the good woman S mostcorruPt Period of the oman Em
with her morning's milking. That, he pire!'
thought, would be a politic stroke, forj We cannot report the remainder of this
Letcher, a lazy lawyer, as he supposed, 1 harangue. Suffice it to say that the Asa
wouU sleep soundly till breakfast. He . obtained tbe entire sheep vote, pig vote,
arose m pretty good season and went out - . . , . , , ,
to the yard, felicitating himself upon his:andSoose vole' and was electcd'
great shrewdness, when the first glance t .moral.
at tho state of affairs gave him an elec- f This moral teaches that candidates for"
trie shock, and tumbled his air castles ; offices should not call pigs pigs.
into ruin over his head. There were two i
pails already filled with the foaming milk, tr jfu f iprninil flniiVritit
and the last cow was undergoing the op- " Cailfl 01 ermau emigrants.
eration; as she had a young calf, and was Tile emigration from Germany to this
rather restive, Letcher was making him- country is increasing largely. Captains
self useful by holding away the calf with ! recently at New York state that all their
one hand, while with the other he prevented ' e-A.MH l i -li . .
, ' , , , ., - . , passengers have brought monev, in com
the cows bushy tail from sweeping the,r ,, , . '
good woman's face ! The late candidate and bllIs of exehange, ranging from $2o0
saw that he was a "goner," and after a 'to 8400 each. The arrival of german emi
few spiritless observations, saddled his 1 grants during the last three weeks, it is
horse, under a plea of urgent business, j saia has added 2,500,000 to the circula-
rode off before breakfast. It is needless , mi j .
1 1 ,, .Tii. a. . . . tion. lhcse emigrants do not remain m
to add tnat Letcher came off victorious. .
On another occasion his claim to office lork bufc seem to be wel1 formed
was contested by a man who, in addition i as to the point they ought to strike for,
to various other qualifications, was an ac- and, accordingly, they proceed without?
complished fiddler. His playing was any unnecessary delay, to their destina
superb, but from long habit it was done j tf Qf j a German x .f
with his left hand only. I here was a so-: J . .11".
cial gathering among the hills, and dan--ever starts from hl3 countryr with the m
cing, whiskey, and story-telling, together tention of settling in America, without
with some quasi amatory episodes among ' first informing himself of the best loca
the younger people, were the principal a-tions. and be is very well enabied to do
musementa. Letcher could dance and .1.1.1 .1 1 1
, . . v .. . . this by the greht pains taken by his more
tell a story to perfection, or flatter a . or j
mount belle to thc complexion of a boiled intelligent countrymen, who havepreceed-
lobster, but he could not fiddle ! and his ed him, in furnishing information through
rival's excellent music was so glorious in the medium of books, often prepared for
contrast with the scraping of gourd fid -
.ii. j 1 ; -a i : j.i.i
uies ana nuiuuiiiig 01 uunjues, mui.
the hill tigers were hugely delighted.
Letcher meditated a moment a thought
occurred to him, and in a few moments,
by some artful suggestions, his counterplot
was laid and commenced.
The happy fidler was drawing his long d Qut sho
and gracelul bow m supreme good humor, i . " , ,
when a small party of the roughest " ti-; quioksands that are not generally laid
gers" came up as though they would speak j down in the printed maps of this country,
to him. He laid down his bow, and was Surely, this is a labor of love, for which
just opening his mouth to accost them ' tbe emi te caunotbo too thankful. Wo
when their spokesman broke out . ., . c , .
XT . 1 rtrt,i ' cannot resist the pleasure of remarking
'' Now stranger, your music is good, r . .
but you ken, do better, you've gin us e- that a very large majority of our German
nough of your left-hand fiddlin', now gin emigrnts are industrious, thrifty, and or
us a touch of your right-hand music, same derly people. It would be an almost end-
as ver do down in Lancaster."
The musical candidate vowed that he
could not play with his right hand, that
he was born left-handed.
"No, dog on ye, folks has seen yor they produce. Their coming secures
fiddlin' right-handed in the city. This
more gold than the mines of Californiaj
yor think is good enough for the hills. for .yhile tbe latter be exhausted,the
Blast yer ruffle shirt chaps, I say! uive ... . , , '
J i . A ' ' ;V i,f results of continued labor never can be.
us as good as j'er give them, or by that
horn spoon your gourd'll go to heat the n Commer.
whiskey toddy blamed quick, I tell you!"
It was of no use to reiterato his deni-j A Political Sqilil).
als. The orowd, with their natural jeal-; Party newspapers have already com-
ousy of the town folks, were determined ' menced firing 'squibd and crackers' tit
to decide against him His fiddling was . .1 1 r .1 rrii
, : 0 , . 1 . Pe each other, and some of thorn go off with
broke up, and to save Ins instrument from '
the Yandals, he had to beat a retreat, , a Sood rePort- Tho hl& afe sharpening
Letcher remained in undisturbed posses- and preparing to pierce their opponents,
sion of the field. one of whom haa already fainted from loss
, 0f biood, or some other cause, if we may
HOW 110t to get Elected fo CoilgrCSSi believe the following. 'Gen. Piercefinf
The Bull and the Ass were once candi- ted and fell from his hoTse just before he
dates for Congress. The annimals of the got fairly into the battle against the Mexi'
constituency being all assembled on elec- cans.He was trying an insurence oase a few
tion day tho Bull mounted the stump and months ago, in which a witness swore he
thus addressed them : oarried out of a house a bureau, which
'Horn cattle, hogs, sheep, geese, turkeys n facfc hesvy enouSb to tw?
, , , r 1 xr 1 or three men to remove. The General
and ducks, I ask your suffrages because tbf)ught bfl bad bjm lSh, fiaid he ap
I believe I can serve the public better proching the witness meanacingly, 'do you
than any of thc rest of you. Congress as undertake to say you carried out thafc
you all know, has become a mighty hard bureau alone?' 'Yes, General, and J
congregation, Col. Wolf, Judge Fox, didn't faint cither.'"
Capt. Panther and old Gov. Grizzly are
elected members of the next House, and
unless you select somebody that can't be
bullied down, your interests will suffer.
Friend horse, here, is a good sensible
beast, but he has no talent for public bod-
lies. He declines the nomination in my -
favor. As for the rest of you there is not
one fit for the post. You sheep are cow
ards, you hogs are stupid ttnd pig headed j
you turkeys, geese and dudks are but little
betterthan idiots, and would die outright if
Com. Hawk should whistle at you when
fl Ar u,
know as well as I do. Those
old Federalists would fool him out ofhi3
ears. I say nothing about myself. If
you think I, can he bullied down by the
whole menagerie, don't vote for me;
The Ass then began iu the most mag
My fell-o-ow citizens! When the R-o-
man Empire was at the summit of its cor-
tbe press ln th;g ceuntry, and sent in MS.
1 a '
to their fatherland for publication. This
is a noble feature in the German charac
ter. These sources of information are scat
tered broadcast, and at a very low rate,
over the land.- to assist the inoranfc and
less task to' sum up the' good they have
done to this land. Tbe wealth they bring
1S Dut a ar0P compared witu tno weaitti