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EQUAL AND EXACT JUSTICE TO ALL MEJf, OF WIIATEVEU STATE Oil PEIlSUASIOff, RELIGIOUS OR POLITICAL. Thos. Jefferson.
M'AHTHUli, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO, JANUAHY 22, 1857.
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PEARCE & SPENCE. Poetry.
Bo kind to thy father for lo, on his brow
Many I races of sorrow aro soon ;
O,woll mayo'st thou cherish and comfort him now,
For loving and kind ho hath bcon;
Be kind to thy fathor for now he is old,
His locks Intermingled with gray;
His footstops are fucblo, onco fearless and bold;
Thy fathor Is passing away.
Bo kind to thy mother for whon thou wort young,
Who loved theo so fondly as sho? tongue,
Bhe caught the first accents which full from thy
And joined In thino innocent gleo.
Bemcmbor thy mother for theo will sho pray,
As longas God glvoth liar breath;
"With accentsof kindness, then cheer her lono way,
E'en to the dark valloy of death.
Bo kind to thy brother his heart will havo death,
If the smllo of thy love be withdrawn I
Tbe flowers of fooling will fudo at their birth,
If the dew of afluction bo gone,
Be kind to thy brother ; wherever thou art,
The love of a brothor Khali bu
An ornament richer by far
Than pearls from tho depths of tho sea,
Be kind to thy sistor not many may know
Tho dopth of truo sisterly lovo.
The wealth of the ocean lies futhoms below
The surfaco that sparklos abovo. hours,
Thy kindness shall bring to theo many sweet
And blessings thy pathway to crown J
Affection shall weave hor garland of flowers,
Moro precious than wealth and renown.
"Truth Stranger than Fiction."
During the early part of tho
of Georgo III, there lived in an obsenre
village ol Ireland, a lumily m the mid
dle walks of lile.namcd Gunning. They
wero not richly endowed with this
world's goods but possessed sufficient
for all tho comforts, if not the luxuries
of life. Matthew Gunning was a far
mer by profession, (if so it may bo
called,) and had ho possessed that
spirit of frugality, which B0cm3 al
most unknown to the Irish nation, he
might havo been a wealthy man ; a3 it
was, ho generally followed tho princi
ple of "letting to-morrow take caro of
itself." His wife had been tho vill
age belle, and still retained traces of
that extraordinary beauty which had
excited the admiration of all who bo
held her. Two girls wero tho sole
fruits of their union, who promised,
even in infancy, to equal if not surpass
their mother in personal charms; and
that mother's whole soul was bound
up in them. Being near of an ago,
' the children were constantly together;
and the sprightly Lizzie and tho fairy
Louisa were spoiled by both young
and old in the village of E - .
One summer afternoon, fatigued with
their sports, tho infant sisters threw
themselves upon the grass beneath a
willow which enshaaowed their pa
rents1 cottago, and with the fair round
, cheeks of Louisa pillowed upon . the
tresses of Lizzio, and their dimpled
limbs and snowy robes thrown into
Btrong relief by the rich wavy sward,
they presentod a picture which Law-
- rence would havo longed to transfer
to canvass. Tho mother, as she sat
with her spinning wheel in tho deep
cmbrasureof the window watched them
as they slept, and unconsciously her
thoughts wandered into the future :
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ana, witn a mother a tond anxiety
speculated upon their future career.
As she mused, she too fell into
gentle slumber, and the visions of her
musings assumed, a3 it were a tangi
Die Buapo, -a local naoiiation ana a
namo, and liko a phantasmagoria
- passed bctoro her. bhe fancied her
self in London, that great city of which
she had heard so much, and sho seem
ed an invisible spectator of a scene that
far surpassed her proudest hopes; sho
saw her lovely daughters appearing
in the perfected beauty of womanhood,
as actors on the busy arena of tho aris
tocratic world, l'ccrs and peeresses,
prelates and statesmen, even royalty
itself seemed to do homage to their
unrivalled charms Throngs of admi
rers worshipped at tho shrino of their
beauty and distinguished from tho rest
by his haughty bearing and tho glit
tering star upon his breast, a duke
knelt at tho iect of her youngest born,
her bright haired Lizzie ; and she
thought upon that regal brow the airy
coronet, lormed of tbe ducal strawber
ry leaves, rested as if it had found a fit
abiding placo. Delighted, sho awoke,
and with the glittering vision Btill fill
ing her imagination, sho started to
find herselfin her own humble cot
tago and her children still sleeping be
neath tho tree.
bhe mentioned her dream to none,
but tho memory of it lingered for years,
and with a mother s tond partui
she whispered, "why should not such
things be f
Timo sped on, and our heroines in
creased in beauty and ),ears; they re
ceived tho best education tho placo
could atiord; and tho worthycuro, see
ing that their minds soared far above
mediocrity as well as their persons,
formed their ductilo powers to such a
degree that they wero soon fit to grace
When Louisa wa3 about seventeen
their mothor died; and on her death
bed exacted a solemn promiso from her
husband, that before tho expiration of
six months ho 6hould tako them to
London; then for tho first time, rela
ting her dream, sho begged him to re
main thcro a year at least, and at tho
end of that timo if they had not at
tracted notice, ho might return with
thera to his nativo village Had it
been anywhere but at tho dying bod of
his wil'o, Matthow Gunning might
havo 6miicd at tho ascendency which
the imagination had been allowed
to gain pver the judgment; but al
though he desired no higher destiny
for his children than to sco them tho
wives of respectable men in their own
sphere of lito'still ho would not refuse
her last request, and made the requir
ed promise. Could ho havo foreseen
the futuro ?
As soon as tho daughters could be
come reconciled to tfio thoughts of lea
ving tho grave of their beloved moth
er, and tho many endearing associa
tions of their childhood, for tho vast
city, where they would bo "unknow
ing and unknown," they started for
tho great metropolis. They arrived
thcro in Juno, that month whoso do
lights tho tyrant Fashion has compell
ed tho aristocracy of Britain's islo to
forego, and obliged them to remain
iu tho city when they would fain be
reposing beneath tho suauo ot tno30
gigantic trees that wave proudly over
the nncostral homes ot England s
Matthew Gunning, willing to ful
fill his wile's wishes as much as possi
ble, took lodgings in a fashionablo ho
tel, and ere many weeks had elapsed
London was in an uproar, w ho were
those angels that had suddenly appear
ed as from Paradise? Tho "furore,"
as Horace Walpolo calls it, was unpar
alleled. Tho young nobles, whose
tastes wero satiated with tho usual
London belles begged their stately
mamma8to leave their cards upon our
heroines, if they wished them ever to
assist at their monthly balls; aud if
the aristocratic parent refused, upon
the plea of their being "nobodies "
the youthful peers declared they would
repair to tho club whencvor their
mothers and sisters particularly de
sired their escort.
And so it weut on; day after day.
week alter week, tho gate of tho hotel
was thronged with England's proud
est and noblest, and tho eyes of the
fair Irelandlasies were almost dazzled
by the array of brilliant names, whoso
cards were hourly sent to them ; and,
even Matthew began to think that his
wifo was not so foolish as ho had once
deemed her. From the duchess to the
baronet's lady, from the peeress, who
boasted ot decent from tho 1 lantage
nets to tho parvenu of yesterday, all
alike strove to do them honor;and moro
than onco ha3 tho proud duchess, in
whoso veins flowed the blood of kings,
found her rooms empty on tho night
of her most magnificent fete ; because
why? she had neglected to invito the
Gunnings : and, to her mortification,
sho would hear that the rooms of the
rich banker's wifo were crowded the
Bama evening by tho elite of tho no
bility, and the magnet of attraction was
tho fair 6istcr3. Theso few solitary
exceptions at length gave way before
the overwhelming tide of excitement
that was rushing on like a mighty tor
rent, and tho usually invincible aristo
cratic wal Is of Almack's fell without a
blow, before tho irresistible power of i
beauty. And now had their momcr
she mfght indeed
droam fully re-
No person who was not a spectator
can conceive tho rage for tho fair sis
ters that was evinced by the fashiona
ble world. Walpolo in his letters
speaks of it as the most extraordinary
thing that happened for centuries.
Sehvyn, tho famous wit, was a devoted
friend of tho elder sister and evinced
it for many a year. And now comes
tho crowning sccno in tho sleeper's
Tho duko of Hamilton, ono of the
most courted and admired nobles, and
at whoso approach managing mammas
fanned themselves violently, so as to
appear unconcerned, and tho uncon
scious daughters looked down and
smelt of thoir boqucts, whoso move
ments watched by many a glittering
eye and anxious heart; ho, the young
and haughty Duko of Hamilton and
Brandon, was vanquished by the
charm3 of tho young Elizabeth; and
before tho end of tho season, tho ducal
coronet was in reality placed upon-
those shining tresses. In tho course of
a lortiught lroin her siBter a marriage,
Louisia married tho Marquis of Co
ventry. Tho rest of thoir career is known to
all tho world! Who has not heard of
tho shoemaker who mado upward of
two guiueas by exhibiting a slipper ho
was making for Ludy Coventry at a
Denny a head? And also read with
amazement, of a thousand persons who
sat up all night around the doors of a
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hotel to sco tno uucues3 oi uammon
enter her carriago at an early hour the
next morning? Who would havo
dreampt that tho daughters of an hum
bio Irish farmer should thus becomo
an integral of that haughty aristocracy
of England? But so it was. and tho
bright haired Lizzie, who reclined be
neath tho willow, hushed to sleep by
tho muBic of her mother's spinning
wheel, lived to becomo tho wife of two
Dukes and the mother of four! (For
after tho death of her first husband,
she married tho Duko of Argylo.)
There ia search an instance on re
cord which moro clearly proves that
"truth is ooinetiraea 6trangcr thnn
fiction," than tho history of tho moth
erless daughters of Matthew Gunning.
A Momentous Question for
The courts have found it very diffi
cult to determine what an "offer'' ia,
and, instead of defining that delicate
matter an "engagement," by metes
and bounds, havo allowed suits,
brought to recover damages for lovers'
broken oaths, to depend upon tho cir
cumstances of each case. So that tho
deserted swains, who had an idea that
they wero "engaged to bo married,"
havo often failed to convinco a jury
of that fact, and falso lovers, on the
other hand, havo many times been
mulcted in damages lor "breach ol
promise," when they had never in
so many words "offered themselves."
A "breech of promise" caso has
lately been tried in England which
revealed a very 6trong point in tavor
of the discarded lady, inasmuch a3 the
court decision establishes tho fact that
even a dismissal, written in a pet, and
trom a wish to bring tho recusant lov
p . . .
cr again to her leer, doea not in
law amount to a release. It sanc
tions, in full, tho long established
Pi-iuo him and sootho in turn, soon passion
crowns thy hopes.
Lovcra must bo on their guard, for
they have oltcif presumed upon their
power, by treating a dismissal as in
earnest, or a3 tho cbulition of momen
tary pettishnes3 just as they iolt inclin
ed. Courts, however, now exercise
the right of construing words accor
ding to tho real intention, and have
solemnly decided that what ha3 been
considered only poetry is indeed
If sho do frown, 'tis not in hato of yon,
But rather to begot moro love in you :
If sho do chide, 'tis not to have you gone;
For get ym gone sho doth not mean away.
Tastings of Punch.
Tho following items aro from the
London Bunch :
Severity of the Season. A cyn
ical old bachelor overhearing a small
wag remark, the other evening,
that a ladv in a waltz and a fashion
ablo petticoat w.13 only to bo likened
to a traveling circus, had the brutal
effrontery to add an observation that
tho resemblance alluded to was not
alone in point of magnitude, but was
carried out still further by the aggra
vating fact of there being in both ca
ses a tool in the center.
Theee's Nothing is It. Tho elec
tors of Southwark havo been present
ing Sir Charles Napier with a hat.
It Bcems to ua a piece of tho most su
blime mockery, that we should really
laugh at it if wo were not so unfeeling,
to present a hat to a man who has
t&o completely lost his head ?
Tobacco Chewing and Smoking.
The following rare dish for the ha-
bitiial users of the " weed " ia served
tip in the Scalpel.
WHAT TOBACCO IS NOT.
', Let us attempt, to' give tobacco its
actual position as an - Agent amongst
the catalogue of articles we tako into
onr much abused mouths It is nei
ther food nor drink,' that's clear.
Without its uso, the body would de
mand that its victims should eat moro,
cr olse grow thin by tho absorption of
taoir fat or muscle to supply matorial
for combustion; for the long are liko
a stove they must bo supplied with
fuel or the fire will 'go out.
WHAT TOBACCO IS.
VVhat, then, ia tobacco? Why, sim
ply a narcotic i. e. (see tho diction
ary,) a "stupofier a deadener of ner
vous and muscular energy !" If any
man dispute this, and assert that he
finds himself moro capable of intel
lectual or muscular effort when ho has
a quid in his mouth, wo congratulate
him on his improved astuteness. We
may betray our own want of tho pre
cious intellectual quickener, but wo
will venture tho question, How much
did it sharpen your logic chopper when
yon took tho first quid? And how
majestically did you stand on vour
legs when you first felt its full effect?
Every ono must remember tho first ef
fect of tobacco. Nausea, vertigo, vo
miting, and relaxation of the entire
muscular system, aro its invariable
TOBACCO INTRODUCES DRUNKENESS.
Now tho reader willpleaso remem
ber that all the symptoms, as ho first
experiences them lrom tobacco, aro
the invariable results upon a natural
or healthy condition of tho lody
and if ho snccecd, by perscveronco in
its uso, in overcoming the immediate
consequences, it is only becauso the
alarmed and abused nerves havo sum
moned tho forces of youthful vigor to
bear the invasion a9 long as possible
beforo they capitulate. Breath, food
and drink aro tho means of rcsistencc,
and tho besotted youth soon discovers
that tho quantity of the latter must be
lucrctiaod aud its quality strengthened,
it ho would resist tho invader and
continue to perform his ordinary, du
ties without showing plainly his incr.
pacity to stand upon his legs. Thus
it ia that tobacco, cither used by smo
king or chewing, is the direct intro
duction of drunkencss.
SMOKING AS BAD AS CHEWING.
Our remarks apply in a much moro
forcible manner to smoking than to
chawing. Somo people are so silly as
to suppose, becauso they do not spit
while smoking, that no harm can en
sue; but they ehould remember that
the oil ot tho tobacco, which contains
tho deadly nicotine, (equally deadly
and almost aa rapid in its action as
strychnine,) is volatilized and circu
lates with tho smoke through the del
icate lining mcrabrano of tho mouth,
at each whiff of tho cigar, and is ab
sorbed by tho extensive continuation
ot this membrane that lines the nos
trils and acts upon tho whole body.
Tho 6moko of tobacco is much more
rapid in its stupifying effect, as every
professed smoker knows; it is usually
called "soothing" by its votaries; but
this is of course, only tho hrst stage
of stupefaction; ic act3 precisely as
opium or other narcotics do.
THE SMOKERS MOUTH A NICOTINE DISTILLERY.
Nicotine was the awful agent cho
sen by Bocarmo for poisoning his bro-
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tncr-in-iaw, uecause xi iciuca ana uji
no sign whereby to convict him. At
each whiff of 6inoko it ia known that
a good portion of a large drop of the
oil ot tobacco circulates through the
mouth: wo have often seen it blown
out and condensed on tho thumb nail,
by men who had the ability to con
tract tho lips to an opening sufficient
ly small for that purpose. Five drops
of tho oil of tobacco will kill a large
dog. Tho throat often becomes execs
sivcly dry and irritable in smokers,
and there ia a morbid thirst produced
that greatly debilitates digestion, by
diluting too much of tho fluids of the
stomach robbed also of its healthful
saliva by the spitting. .
WRECKS OF MANHOOD.
If wo have used a moderate share
of intellect and very cxtensivo obscr
vation ariirht, wo find no causo of suf
ficient power, except tobacco, capable
ot producing tho wrecks oi manhood
that often come under our proiussion
al observation. Tho dull and leaden
eye, the trembling hand and insecure
and unmanly step, the vascillating
Durnoso and incapacity to reason cor
rectly on the most simple subjects, are
too often seen connected with the aro
ma of the deadly weed, aa tho victim
unfo d3 in trembling accents his tale
of bliffhted prospects and chilled af
IT AFFECTS THE NEXT GENERATION.
So far are we from doubting its
power over the moral and pbyaica.
wclftire of the raco, that we have not
a doubt that it bos infinitely more to
do with the physical imperfection and
early death of the children of its vo
taries, than its great associate, drunk
encss itself. The modical treatment
most effectivo in these cases, proves
conclusively that it is to the debilita
ting and exhausting influences of to-,
bacco, that these sad consequences aro
duo. How, indeed, could it be that
an agent of such universality of action
on the nervous and muscular systems
ono that at first produces vertigo
and blindness, and throws ita victim
on the earth in - temporary death,
should not reach its climax in the role
of its poculi&r power, in that myste
rious system where nature has chosen
to evolve redundant life?
A PERFUMED BREATH.
One would think that a man, more
especially a young man's natural in
stincts would awaken him to tho dis
covery of somo horrid vampyro fan
ning him from mental sleep to physi
cal death ; ho has bctoro him every
day the bright eye, tho clastic step,
and tho lithe limbs of his companions
ho seeks, but seems not to under
stand the quickly averted eye; tho ex
pressive and scornful look of woman,
as sho refuses to take his offered but
defiled seat in tho omnibus or rail-car;
ho ncrmita her to oocn tho window
and expose her health to the chill air,
to get a littlo air untainted with the
loathsome aroma oi Ina toul breath ;
ho ia refused employment at many
gontlcmanly occupations by most 6a-
sacious men, and yet ho persists in
debasing himself ; ho must havo his
'narcotic. Ins l6tupchcr.'
IT SPOILS SHAPE OF THE MOUTH.
Both smoking and chewing also,
produce marked alterations in tho most
exprossivo features of tho faco. The
lips are closed by a poworful circular
mnsclo which completely surrounus
them and forms their pulpy iullncss,
Now every inuaolo of tho body is dc
vclopcd in preciso ratio to Us uso, as
most young men know they endeav
or to dcvolopo and increase their mus-
clo in tho gymnasium, in spiumg
and holding the cigar in tho mouth,
this muscle is in constant U3c; hence
tho coarso appearanco and' irregular
developoment of the lips, when com-
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parea to uic rcsc oi mo icuiurus, in
chowcrs and smokers. The eyo loses
its natural fire, and becomes dull and
lurid: it ia unspeculativo and unap-
preciativc; it answers not bctoro tno
word; its owner gazes vacantly ana
repels conversation by Lis 6tupidity.
A SMOKER CAN BE SCENTED AFAR OFF.
Tho foulness of the breath in most
chewcrs and smokers proves positive
ly tlwt tho oil of tobacco, with all its
deadly powers, is carried into the blood
and pervades tho whole system ; it
could not bo continually thrown out
lrom tho lungs, it it did not reach the
air-cells and wind-pipo. It is thrown
out thero with tho poisonous carbonic
acid. Somo persons absorb the pois
on more freely than others. Wo have
seen paralysis of both upper and low
er extremities of men scarce paRt mid
dle age. A person who is saturated
with tobacco, or tobacco poisoned, ac
quires a sodden, or dirty yellow huo ;
a couple of his breaths will scent a
argo room; you may nose him bctoro
io takes his scat. Of this ho is en
tirely unconscious; ho will give you
the full force of his lungs; aud for the
most part 6uch peoplo have a great
desire to approach and annoy you.
Wo havo been lollowcd round aiargc
office table by them, backing continu
ally to escape tho nuisance, till we had
mado a revolution or two bcioro our
motivo was perceived.
THE CHEWER CAN'T ENJOY RAW OYSTERS.
In eating, the tobacco chewer must
lose all delicate appreciation of flavor;
we have observed, indeed, that he is
very easily satisfied with the filthy
Irish cookerv. and creasy cold meat
and vesetablea ot tho hotel and ooara
ing-housc; ho seasons hi3 food very
highly, because ot his obtuse taste;
many of the unfortunates drink raw
brandy lor the same reason.
The tobacco chewer rarely cat3 a
raw ovster. treferrin2 it fried and
coated over with grease ; if ho takes
it raw, he tortures tho poor creature
with pepper and vineger, and sticks a
fork in it; he cannot elicit it gently
from its pearly prison with his lips ;
they are clumsey and half paralyzed.
HIS SWEET-HEART WON'T KISS HIM SQUARE
ON THE LIPS.
Finally, and worst of all, ho ceases
to appreciate the chaste salute from
tho rosy lipa of love, and if tho mis
tress of his blunted affections Bhould
permit him to approach her cheek, it
can only bo with pent-up breath and
averted eye directed towards his pock
et tho only attraction a beautiful wo
man can have for a tobacco chewer.
If there bo a vice moro prostrating to
tho body and mind, and more crucify
ing to all tho sympathies of man's
spirit and nature, wc have yet to bo
(jonvinced ot it.
The Sugar Question.
The following, taken from tho re
port of the Secretary of the Treasury,
shows the sources to which we are
indobted for our foreign supply of en
gar, and also ita value: ,
WHERE OUR FOREIGN SUGARS COME FROM—1856
British W. In
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: , 239,1 62
Total import Brown Sugars
White Clayed or Powdered.
Loaf snd Ia fined-
Total Sugar and Molasses $26,&ti,i0i
More than three-quarters of our sup-
come trom tho fcpanisli West In-
ian colonics oi uuoaaua rorto iiico.
Uon this Cuban sugar there is an ex
port duty of seventeen and a half ccnta
upon every hundred pounds, which
enhances thoprico so much to the con
sumers in this country. It is not ia
the power of this Government, there
fore, by taking off our sugar import
duty, to control the prico of the arti
cle, lur tho bpanish authorities might
increase it at any timo by adding to
their export duty. Ihero is but ono
way of getting our sugar cheap, and
that is by annexing Cuba to tho Uni
ted States. Cin. Eng.
Paraffina. Tho editor of tho St.
Louis Bepublican haa had exhibited
to him a specimen of candle mado
from paraffina, a product of, Breckin
ridge coal. Ita appearanco ia that of
white wax, ia hard as tho epermnco
ti candle. A gentleman of Louisvillo
has been experimenting with paraffi
na, and believes that next to sperma
ceti, it will make tho be6t candles in
market. The Breckinridge coal yields
the Biib6tanco in great abundance, aud
promises in this respect, as in others, to
bo the most remunerative coal minea
in the West. Wo believe this experi
ment in candle-making from this ma
terial is tho first in tho United States.
It ia a curiosity and will excito sur
prise in tho minds of those who asso
ciate with coal only ideas of blackness
and dirt. '
TiieDainoee of Weakino Hoors.
One evening recently, on which tho
wind blew furiously, a young lady in
Bcekskill, N. Y., was struck by a gust
of wind while passing along one of
the streets which skirt tho ravine that
divides that village, nnd her dress be
ing, of course, according to the latest
fashion, tho iorco of the tempest a-
gainst the dry goods was eo great na
to blow her completely off her feet
and down an embankment. Sho struck
tho ground with such severity as to in
jure her very seriously. What ren
dered tho accident much more alarm
ing was tho fact that it occurred in
tho night, when 6ho was returning a-
lono lrom church, and it was some
two hours after the unfortunate occur
rence before her friends learned of tho
the scrio-comical contretemps.
A Rcssian Railroad. Nicholas
tho First, (jf Ilussia. had ciuite an oric-
inal way of transacting business, lie
sent one day lor Ins engineers, and
gavo them eight days to bring him the
route of a railroad "to connect St. Pe
tersburg with Moscow. At the end
of tho allotted time the plan was pre
pared. What," said he, looking at it,
"what is all this this Bcrpentino
track? You must havo misunder
" Sire," said tho spokesman, " we
liavo drafted tho shortest route which
would cmbraco on tho lino tho lead
ing towns aud villages."
" Give mo a nencil and rule." he
said, and he struck a bee-line from
ono city to tho other. "Here you
understand me 1 "
" But, sire, you leave tho largo
towns entirely out of sight."
That ia their affair; let them
come within Bight."
And so the road was built as straight
as an i.
A Slioot MrsArruEiiENsioN. Tho
Philadelphia Times tells a story of a
deaf politician of tho days of Martin
Van Burcn which haa probably had
its counterpart since:
"It was a few days after the elect
ion and nowa waa pouring in of Van
Burcn defeats on all'sides. Mr. Wor
thington, the rather" venerable editor
of tho Columbus, Mi6s., Democrat,
was among thoso who waa terribly
annoyed by " Job's comforters." Ho
was somewhat deaf and rather irrita
ble. In passing along the 6trcet an
acquaintance saluted him and enquU
red kindly, "How is your family, Mr.
Worthington?" Worthington, suppo
sing that tho inquiry related to the
political nowaot tho day, responded:
" All gone to h 1, Sir all gone to
h-1!" v ' '