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ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Caniltria County, Pa.
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June 17, 1803 ly.
WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL DEALER
IN FLOUR, CHOP. &c:
HENRY NEFF'S MILLS.
ki i . Hi'STisoDOM County, Pa.
March 23, 184.
An oflice on 0nf c.
next door north- of Esq. Kinkcad's office'
Prts-esaion given immediately.
27E BLESSINGS OF GOVERNMENT, LIKE THE
No ! I will never see him more,
Since thus he likes to room.
And when his cab stops at the door,
John, say I'm not at home!
lie smiled .'aat night when Julia smiled
(They mu.-.t have met before.)
If thus by her he is beguiled,
I'll never. see him more!
I'll sing no more the songs he loved,
Nor play the waltzes o'er.
Nor wear the color he approved.
I'll never please him more !
I'll conquer soon love's foolish flame.
As thousands have before.
Look strange when'er I hear his name,
And ne'er pronounce it more!
The plat of hair I must resign.
That next my heart I wore ;
He. too, must yield that tress of mine
He stole when truth he swore ?
The minature I used to trace,
And feel romantic o'er,
I'll tear from its morocco case,
And never kiss it more ?
This ring his gift I must return,
(It makes my finger sore;
Then there's his letters those I'll burn,
Ami trample on the H.or!
His sonnet, that my album graced,
(My tears thus blot it o'er.)
The leaves together thus I'll paste,
And ne'er behold it more'
111 waltz and flirt with Knsign G ,
(Though voted oft a bore')
In short. I'll show my heart is free,
And sigh for him no more ;
It we should meet, his eye shall shrink.
My scornful glance before ;
G'ls that's his knock ! here, Johu ! I tl.iuk
I'll see him jitt once more !
A Sailor's IV ire.
"Now Rose don't cry ; you remember
what you promised when you became the
wife of :i sailor."
'Yes, I know. I promised to be
courageous, to Ik? hopeful, to be resigned ;
but then I hadn't been vour wife for two
years, and it was easy to resign a happi-ne.-s
1 knew nothing about."
Then you are happy wife dear ?
Have I been a good husband to you ?"
The reply that Hose made to this was
to burst into tears ami to throw herself
i:;to the arms of her husband. I Jose had
been the pretty child of a widowed mother.
She had a little fortune of her own, and
good fortune and good looks. With all
these advantages it can be imagined that
she did not want for suitors. Kose, how
ever, turned from all the gay young fel
lows who wooed her ; but when Mathew
Carroll came to see her mother, she would
sit demurely and silently by her side lis
tening, as Desdemona may have listened
to Othello, to the account Mathew gave
of his adventures and exploits in the va
rious far-distant lands and oceans to which
lie had been.
lie was the captain and owner of a
little merchant vessel, and had attained
the age of 3ii without ever having thought
of forming any ties that would bind him
to land. His element seemed to be the
ocean ; man and boy lie had lived on it.
All the associations of his youth were
with it. He considered his visits to land
and his sojourn in cities mere incidents
recreations that had nothing to do with
the real business of life. Somehow since
his return to his native village, where he
had not been for many j-ears, a stranger,
new feeling had come over him. He r.o
longer thought exclusively of his projected
voyages when he was alone ; he oiiener
saw belere hiiu the bright eyes and gen
tle looks of Kose Danvers than the blue
dancing waves ; instead of thinking of
futuic bargains and trades, all that seemed
to occupy his mind was the time that inter
vened between his visits to the cottage.
Yet what could he expect ? Surelynot
that Kose would love him, a great, big,
rough sailor, so many years older, too,
than she was. lie laughed at himself for
a fool when he caught himself even hoping
such thing?, as he sat smoking his pipe on
the rocks overlooking the sea
One evening, however, it happened
that Hose and her mother sat beside him
gazing at the smooth water and the dis
tant horizon in silent admiration, when
Mathew burst out into one of his loud
" Dear me, Mathew Carroll, what is
the matter?" said Mrs. Danvers.
" What are you laughing at, captain ?"
" Would you like to know " said
Captain Carroll, taking his pipe from his
mouth and speaking in a serious and de
44 Yes, I should."
"Will, thiii, 1 was Ijoii'liirv.' to think
DEWS OF HEAVEN, SHOULD BE
EBENSBTJRG, PA. WEDNESDAY, JUNE
how an old fool like me, rough and
weather-beaten, could expect a pretty
young girl to fall in love with him. Now
wasn't that enough to make him laugh
right out ?"
" I do not think so," gravely re
" You don't," said the captain, look
ing earnestly at her ; " can you guess
who the young girl was ?"
" Yes," replied Kose, in a very low
whisper, holding down her head and pick
ing a piece of sea-weed to pieces.
The captain let his pipe fall, and his
voice trembled, as turning to Rose, he
" Hose, Hose ! don't be afraid to speak ;
I think I could bear the joy "
The captain clasped his hands together,
ami for a moment could only gaze on her.
"My wife!" he said at last, "will
you, young and courted as you are, be
my wife ?"
" If you will have me," said Hose,
with a little coquettish smile.
The captain's answer, if not very ex
plicit, was exceedingly emphatic, for he
elasjied Hose in his arms and actually
carried her to her mother, and holding
her tight to his bosom as he would have
done a baby,
" Give her to me !" he exclaimed :
"give her to me !"'
Mrs. Danvers smiled ; she was evi
dently r.ot much surprised.
" To none more willingly would I give
her, Mathew ; but, little Hose, it requires
courage and resignation to be a sailor's
wife ; how will you bear to let him go
from you ?"
Rose promised, as every one promises
everything under the same circumstances,
and they were married.
So completely happy was the captain,
so entirely new to him were home and its
joys, that he had not the courage to break
away from them for more than two years
Hut he had now a boy who lisped his
name, and who just toddled from his j
mother to him ; Mathew began to dream
again of the sea, for his boy's sake lie
wanted a fortune. lie formed the plan of
a lucrative venture, and settled the day on
which he was to take command of his
vessel and set sail.
L'util now he had entrusted the good
ship to the master, who had made several
successful little adventures. Mathew had
his ship re-fitted and re-painted ; he
changed its name from The Vulture' to
the dear name of ' Hose," and hud a fine
figure-head on the bow somewhat of the
cabbage order, made a special ornament
for his ship.
His wife and boy he left in a quiet
comfortable cottage he had bought, and
there was money enough in the old sea
chest in his room to last for over two
years, and he should be back before that
And so he sailed. The parting was so
dreadful that the good captain took a
solemn vow as he stood on the deck of his
good ship that this should le his last ven
ture, that he would bring hack enough,
and then never leave his happy home
Now he is gone ; Hose, with straining
eyes, can no longer see the vessel, even
as a black sjieck ; the captain has long
since lost sight of the white handkerchief
his darling waved. Ruse and her boy
have gone home, and the young mother
kneels alone in her cliamber prayiiv fur
his safety, praying for courage to endure
his absence. So passed the first year in
peace and resignation ; then she received
a letter from him ; in six months he
would be home. Hose was happy. What
was six months ? Nothing. She en
dured a whole year's separation.
Hut six months went by, then a year,
then two; no tidings neither of the ship
nor of the captain. His tjoy grew, and
learned to pray for his father ; Hose had
grown pale and grave, h, the third year
her mother died ; then was Hose indeed
alone, and hope had fled. So passed by
eight years of her life. She was now
twenty-eight. No longer did she watch
ami wait ; she knew the sea had devoured
its prey, and she had mourned him long
and deeply, as those widowed in heart and
not in name mourn.
Life, however, was difficult to Kose.
She was forced now to work for her sub
sistence. All she possessed was the cot
tage, and that no privation could induce
lier to part with. The widow, however,
had found friends ; among them was a
man well to do in the world, the owner of
many vessels, and possessor of a fine,
handsome home, the handsomest in the
village of N. At last he ventured to
make known the nature of his feelings to
Hose. He offered her his hand. Hose
shrunk away, but her life was very soli
tary and her boy without a protector ; she
was herself helpless.
DISTRIBUTED ALIKE, UPON THE HIGH AND THE LOW, THE RICH AND
In the eighth year of her widowhood
Hose married again.
After three years' experience Kose con
fessed even to herself that she was con
tented and happy. She had two children
beside her own boy, as she always called
Mat., the son of her first love.
She was sitting one evening on the I
poarch of her house, one child playin
on her knee, the other on her lap, (for it
was a mere infant,) when a man, bent
and lame, clothed in rags came across the
garden and stood looking towards her.
" Mother," said Mathew her eldest son,
" see, that Ls a beggar man, and he looks
like a sailor."
" Ah ! a sailor must never go empty
handed from our door ; give him this."
Mathey flew with his alms toward the
beggur. He had a look of age and suffer
ing about him that enlisted the boy's sym
pathy at once.
"Take this," said he, "my mother
never lets a sailor go away without relief.
My father was a sailor."
"Yes, Mathew Carroll, captain of the
Hose, lost at sea. Did you ever hear
anything of him ?"
" No ; and you are his son?"
" Yes, mother says he was a brave,
good man. "
"She is rich now all this belongs to
her does it not V
" Oh ! yes, we arc rich now ; mother
married again. Those are my little
brothers, and yonder comes my new
father. He has just given me a fine boat.
Oh ! he is so kind to me. Good-bve,
For an instant the sailor stood, and sha
ding his eyes with his hands, gazed at the
boy, then at the mother, sitting under the
vine clad porch, smiling at the infant on
her knee. Then the sailor turned away,
hobbled down the walk, and was seen no
more. Neither Kose nor Mat ever re
membered his having been there five min
utes alter he had disappeared.
Five years after this there came a letter
for Hose from a lawyer in New York. A
man named .Mathew Caroll had left her
the whole of his fortune, beside a scaled
letter, which he forwarded.
" Hose, darling, I was not dead. For
eight years I was on an island among sav
ages. I came back. I found you happy,
another by your side; children, not mine
around j ou. You, so fair, young and
gentle still. Oh ; how I gazed on you for
those few moments ! What could I bring
you ? Not even my money, for you were
rich. I could bring -ou but an old hus
band, changed and suffering. I could
bring you but remorse, sorrow, and dis
grace. You had mourned me dead, I knew
you had. Not one bitter feeling had I
toward you. One look at you and my
boy, and then away forever. The only
proof of love I could give you was to
leave you in jeace, and remain dead, as
you and all the world thought me. I
have never been back to our home, and I
die among strangers, blessing you and my
boy. Farewell, my own sweet, darling
wife. He happy, ami my spirit that
watches -ou will rejoice.
The fortune, over fifty thousand dollars,
was bequeathed to Hose Danvers, to be
divided equally between all her children,
making no especial clause for Mathew
Carrol?, "for," said the will, "Kose loves
them all alike."
A Lawvkk's Retaining Fke. Mr.
liurchard, the revival preacher, went
about the village to enlist the wealthy and
influential to attend his preaching in order
to give some eclat to his meetings. - In the
course of his perambulations, one day, he
fell in with Hob .S , an attorney of
some reputation, and very famous for his
wit and readiness at repartee.
"Good morning Mr. S -," said the
" evangelist," " understanding that you
are. one of the leading men of the town,
and a lawyer of high standing, I have
called upon you in hopes to engage you
on the Lord's side."
"Thank you," replied Hob, with an
air of great sobriety, and with the most
professional manner possible, " I thank
you, I should be most happy to be em
ployed on that side of the case, if I could
do so conscicnciously with my engage
ment ; but you must go to some other
council, as I have a standing retainer from
the opposite P&rty "
The Baltimore Evening Transa ct
was suspended by Gen. Wallace for say
ing that the loss of the Army of the Po
tomac was not less than 70,000 men,
and crediting the same to the Associated
$3- A briefless young barrister says
Hint anv ladv who possesses one thousand
; acres of J ami presents sufficient ground for
i an attachment.
Tlirlllin? lucideut of Hie War.
The Yankees, from time to time, throw
a shell into the the city and nobody seems
to mind it. But misfortune willed that
yesterday a shell should throw the entire
community into mourning.
Miss Anna Pickens, the daughter of
our former Governor, never consented to
leave the city. Despite, the representa
tions of Gen. Boauregard, she remained,
braving shells and Greek fire, tending the
wounded, and cheering all with her pres
ence. Among the wounded officers under
her ministering care was Mr. Andrew de
Kochelle, a decendant of one of the no
blest Huguenot families of this city.
This young man was full of the liveliest
gratitude for his fair nurse ; gratitude gave
birth to a more tender sentiment ; his
suit was listened to; Governor Pickens
gave his consent, and the marriage was
fixed for yesterday, the 23d of April.
Lieutenant de Kochelle was on duty at
Fort Sumpter in the morning, and it was
determined that the ceremony should take
place at the residence of General Bouhani,
in the evening at 7 o'clock. At the mo
ment when the Episcopal clergyman was
asking the bride if she was ready a shell
fell upon the roof of the building, jkmic
t rated to the room where the company
were assembled, burst, and wounded nine
persons," and among the rest, Miss Anna
Pickens. Wo cannot describe the scene
that followed. Order was at last reestab
lished, and the wounded were removed,
all except the bride, who lay motionless
upon the carpet. Her betrothed, kneel
ing and bending over her, was weeping
bitterly and trying to staunch the blood
that welled from a terrible wound under
her left breast. A surgeon came and de
clared that Miss Pickens had no longer
than two hours to live. We will not
paint the general despair.
When the wounded girl recovered her
conscientiousness she asked to know her
fate, ami when they hesitated to tell her
Andrew," she said, " I beg of you to
tell me the truth. If I must die, I can
die worthy of you." The young soldier's
tears were his answer, and Miss Anna,
summoning all her strength, attempted to
smile. Nothing could Imj more heartrend
ing than to see the agony of this brave
girl, struggling in the embrace of death,
and against a terrible mortal pang. Gov.
Pickens, whose courage is known, was
almost without conscienciousnesfs, and
Mrs. Pickens looked ujhju her child with
the dry and haggard eye of one whose
Lieutenant de Kochelle was the first to
speak. " Anna," he cried, " I will die
soon, too, but 1 would have you to be my
wife. There is yet time to unite us."
The young girl did not reply; she was
too weak. A slight flush rose for an in
stant to her pale cheek ; it could be seen
that joy and pain were struggling in her
spirit for the mastery. Lying upon a sofa,
her bridal dress all stained with blood,
her hair disheveled, she had never been
more beautiful. Helpless as she was,
Lieutenant de Kochelle took her hand and
requested the Rev. Mr. Dickinson to pro
ceed with the ceremony. When it was
time for the dj ing girl to say " Yes,"
her lips parted several times, but she could
not articulate. At last the word was
spoken, and a slight feam rested ujKn her
lips. The dying agony was near. The
minister sobbed as he proceeded with the
ceremony. An hour afterward all was
over, and the bridal chamber was the
chamber of death. Lieutenant de Kochelle
has sworn to perish in battle against the
Yankees, and we are sure that he will
keep his oath. He has now a double
motive to hate them and bis own ex
istence. Our entire community share the grief
that afflicts the family of Governor Pick
ens. The obsequies of Miss Anna will
occur to-morrow at eleven o'clock. Gov.
Pickens and Lieutenant de Kochelle will
be chief mourners. Our ex-Governor
desires that there shall be no military dis
play. The funeral cortege will be coin
posed of all our ladies, all our magistrates,
all our generals, and-the wounded soldiers,
many of whom owe their lives to the de
votion of the deceased. Never has a wo
man been followed to the grave with so
many regrets never has one left sadder
remembrances in the hearts of Charlesto
nians. Charleston Jferciuy, April 24.
ij-y The bogus Constitutional Conven
vention, in session in New Orleans, did not
appear inclined, at latest dates, to adjourn
in a hurry. They had voted themselves
salaries ranging from 10 to 20 per day,
and cvideutly intend to make a good thing
C3T An exchange says the President' 'esr A business man can get along with
has the nation at heart. We believe it out advertising, and so can a wason tvhiei
i the newt nation.
VOL. 11---NO. 23.
A I'ig lu Crluollue.
The wide distended skirts of ladies'
dresses of the present day have been made
the cause of many a sad, but also of many
amusing scenes. An incident of the lat
ter class, which happened the other day
in Montrose, is one of the most laugha
ble we have ever heard, (says a Montrose
"A young lady dressed in full fashion
able attire, iucluding an ample crinoline
extending dress, was in a friend's j ard,
looking at the cows, perhaps, and during
the time she was there, a fine, small
porker was roaming at will in the yard.
The pig, impelled, no doubt by curiosity,
commenced to make close inspection of
the young lady, while she was inspecting
some other animal, and having ventured
rather near, was caught and caged within
the compass of the crinoline. Not liking
so small a sty, wide though the skirt was,
the pig soon made known to the owner of
the crinoline the unpleasant fact that he
was within, by making desperate efforts
to get out. The young lady was in a sad
fright at the commotion within her dies,-",
which was not lessened by hearing the
grunting which indicated what sort of a
tenant she had got ; but notwithstanding
the shock to her nerves, she made anxious
efforts to get the pig ouf. His swiueship,
however, had got his snout fixed in the
network of the crinoline, and his ejectment
was found to be no easy matter. A " lord
of creation," who was attracted to Uie
spot by the noise of the struggle, was so
struck with the absurdity of the scene,
that his risible faculties fairly prevented
hirn from rendering assistance. The strug
gle did not last much longer, however, for
the pig, assisted by the resisting strength
of the lady, made his exit by carrying
away one half of the cage on his snout.
The lady retreated in as great a hurry as
the pig in a state that can be better ima
.giued than described.
Xiie Value of. 9 lorses.
Some people will no doubt be astonished"
to learn that large fortunes have been
made every year since the commencement
of the war, out of the dead horses of the
army of the Potomac. The popular idea
is that when Kosinate yields up the ghost,
she is buried in some field, or left to
moulder into mother earth in the woods
somewere. Not so. She has indeed
made her last charge and knawed her
last fence rail, but there is from two
to four dollars in the old animal yet. A
contract for the purchase of the dead
horses of the armv of the Potomac for
the ensueing year, was let a few weeks
ago to the highest bidder at 1,76 per head,
delivered at the factory of the contractor.
Last year 60,000 were cleared on the
contract, and this year it is thought 100,
000 can be made on it. The animals die
at the rate of oO jer day at the lowest
At the contractor's establishment they
are thoroughly dissected. First the shoes
are taken off, and are usually worth 50
cents per set. Then the hoofs are cut off,
which bring about two dollars a set.
Then comes the caudel appendage, worth
half a dollar. Then the hide I don't
know what it sells for. Then the tallow,
if it be possible to extract any fallow
from the army horses, which I think ex
tremely doubtful unless ' they die imiue
diately after entering the service. And
last, but not least, the shin bones are valu
able, being converted into a variety i f
articles, that many bvlieve to le composed
of pure ivory, such as sane-heads, knife
Patkiotio Dkixkkk. A "loyal" maii
came to town the other day, got a little
heavy about the head, and fearing he
might be suspected of drinking too freely 4
apologized to a crowd of bystanders in the
following eloquent and patriotic language :
" 'Now 1 ax you fellows who's the bet
citizen, him as supports the Government, '
or him as doesn't ? Why him as does in
course. I supiorts Government, fellers
every man as drinks supports Govern
ment. That is, if he drinks taxed Iickers.
F.very ' blessed drop of licker he swaller9
is taxed to pay the saleries of them big
olfiers at Washington and supports the
war. Snose all was to quit a drinking,
I why the war must stop and the Govern
merit must fall it couldn't help it no
! how. That's the werry ivasi n 1 drinks.
' I don't like grog I mortally hates it.
! If I followed my own incleiuation, I'd
' rather drink buttermilk, or pitiger-iop, or
' soda-water. But I lickers for the good of
mv country, to set-a.u example of loyalty,
wirtnous self-denial to the rieing gnera
. tion.'" Holmes County runner.
svith-...t gresc-brl i go-.i hard.