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NEW SEPJES. . '
Csrajpondines of fa rhlladstphla aV.urdsy Catt.
.- :Thc fail One In Franco. ' 1
From "All's . a P' M, inn."
V ratrmso eiasir.
La Cntrac, 18V
To Protpntt.nt. lb familiarity with which
the peasants spoak of Satan is ai surpri-Hg !
tliu lively huir-d thev ln?.ir him it edifying. I
have seen nothing like it elsewhere. This forms
to prominent a part of tluir manners tlmt I feel
obliged to consecrate a chapter or two to diabol
icnl matters; To them, S-.tan is no metaphys
ical entity mure ur lues vague, hut an individual
who may he seen an I talked with, who goes to
fairs, makes visits, and who may be b trained
with, cheated, p! m-I tr'cl ' an' even cudr
'eled. L Petit .J.oiy. a nivienous iinok so'd
t a high prior Uu' pti.t.irs. ai I oi piv.-A ..n
tiqiiity, gives the :tti'.ir'f m
relation to coiiii.t nil; luiu up. ilul w-e i ? vi '
if "yon fi"K't.t any ii' them. 'Ylio.:i Pinion, '.'
vine dresser, v ho lives dowi hour lim river on
'Punt a Lent 6lrfH, v. us u b y, hrt w:is wtUnij
an floe, of betn(r Test, l eoai-e of his wnuranwi. .
IWng lr.it ah.ne, one morning, in '.he sult-cnum j
btroI'M. Housscleyo. (he wood inewhunt, he.;
piokMl up a t'ook wlix-li it'j there ana toi-fin. to; 11 ercore. 1 lclicve you. lur a whoie uy, of
rend aloud to. himself. It was the Plit V.b rl. ' jour i,ur Jen ot ' repnMjulion, utid.- Ui'i:g th.it
and heliad ojiened at the conjur-ition. fosoon-j nine, holy thin.H siudl cease to he tiiy eueinies.
r had the mysterifiit words passed hi-; lips i):an ; Go. poor singed one, ttltt a l'ev hours ol iepoe!
Hhe dovil appeared:- l'inion wus a fri-ditened hej An soon as thny me past, ymir elcrii.tl pimij.li
let the hooK ri5, and stood trembling. His un- j me.nl will htnin begin.'-
expected visiter seeing ho had a victim, and not J The -Old William' was no sooner .done than
a niuslef, uufot'O hira. whisl.ed him off to hell. j he l.usleie-d to'chuiigo hit. f.tm. Ci-chinp; l;n-
Happily M. KoilMiolaye, siuclliiig the Lriiiiitont.',, neli in a briml-new ea!oek ulid hand, a nii'n
"came running our, the book, which lay en the I ginila, a fine cas'or hat with stti'.ioiied brim, he
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floor wide open ot the fatal place, showed him j
how the case stood; ha immediately conjured up)
the devd and made him bring back the Ley. ,
' If you wi.ht'i sec lhe devil 011 particular bu-
iness, such as se ling him y oiir aoiil, jou have
only to go, at midnight, with u jet-Wi-cn ihick-.
n under your arm, to the cross at the forks of
aroad,nnJ cry thr! times: 'A black chicken r
for sulci' Should St not be eng.-.ged else-:
rrer, had too long u head for him. Iter hus
band's aff: ira were in a wretched condition: his
cow had died, his crops turned oul badly,' and
his creditors were about to levy on all his prop
erty. He was a pSwu can, and unwilling to
, part with his own hopes of happiness; but he i
raised the money by selling his wife's soul to;
the devil. A proviso iu tho sale made it void!
if the vendee should Le tin..ble to tell the. name!
.... . .i , .
of any one of three nmmnls the vender was to,
show him. The first two were a guinea-pig and;
a young chicken; their names were told at once
Renaud was :un; zt d at th
shrewdness of old;
Nick, and asked a delay of
1 oii'y-! 'ur iii-urt'
before, shoiwiv.- t!:c .' .
r!:d. IL' -ll.l !;.. v::nt ;
to lose hii wi'c, w'
both in the lid I an i
ii'.exity, he ri'solve.!
o v;i .. i-v:a I-il'i ' l.im,'
ii: id'- 'i.iu.-e. In hi j,(.r-
r, ii- i.'.t I cr on 'he suh-
iect. After f-.'!.!i!.Lr him Tor nkintr tu. h a bad
where at tho moinont. he appears m one of his, of th vil'. ge, the cunning sorcerers of Konko- church in their carriages, and give dinners to touches tho share, will work alone, and cut as
numerous forms ana oilers u pneo lortnecnick-i rc.t shook their Leads and said luuuhingiy that their equals; but a fanner's wife must bid fare- faany furrows a three similar ploughs, drawn i,'nf
en, which is understood to be emblematic of the; lhe young rector wis rather aremi to bu cc:it to well t aM nieasiireandnll renn st,- 'hv .loul.L tMm ' irnrnrinnntf.!. It Water
oul. He is a ahurp trader, an I gets mptt souls! 'ich a pnrish. Ilowever. the three pious fam- to bed late, be waked up half a dozen times in ;but one master ot a time, and I can rive it to , .
at a bargain, uirwiiean. .uauamo jvenauu, uow-i mis cams to ni.i r.ir wi iiam' ve c.nme: iii ;i,t i .!. . ;..i, i.i, i,.. :.r ... u..,
tiargdin and nut telling 1 er of i' sooner, she told '(i"od people,' said he, 'have you always such
him to'take the devil into :he il'l. when he b:n f;ire'f!
enme. and show him the hei.t in the first r'ail. 'Wronir. Mr. Curate,' answered the old eon
He did so; the beast was fiich a I right ful looking pic cheerily, 'we rat meal soup nnce a moiuh,
nondescript that the devil ran away in a p.mic; and white bread every year, on Pardon day.'
it was Reui'ud's wife, 'who had smeared herself 'And you have never wished for better
over with honey and rolled in the contents of a dishes'
feather bed. " I 'Alas! wishing is poor people's complaint,'
Legends of this sort abound; as well r.s those; answered lh.inn. As wo have seen provisions
In which the saints ore represented as having p't'g by for the chateau, my better half and I
got the better of the devil in some way. For ',;,ve Um wished we could dine once in our
instance, Saint Martin turned the laugh so com- lives as well as those rich people dine every
' pletely figainst htm at Fouhjjiiy that h5 h:.s been
disgusted with the pi. ce ever since. The s.uiit
hsving a new ?e-f r -,in.) piouir! to clear
v and break ti
!. 'i '
har ol the fn ; . v.-.i.. " '
", 'We'll divile .,u'.l'v,' -..! ih' ii'.; '.'
shall have uli ibovc h- ''- i I il '.,
. Tue baryta Was- tir'.l V inl il:S Pii Sei J th.
alid up tU work in cajiiml rt-.yle. U'-, i-s .Use,
.Saint pb.ntti.l nothing but polio' s aaJ turnips.,
. tlie devil goi no' hue.' Uu tops. Tlie r,;-u'i did
not destroy his confidence in his cr.::iiiT:u' p-ir!
iicr; '.vc liadhhn renewing the balsam for t!,.
year following; oi.ly. th' time, hi: v,at tj (ret
ill blow the groiu'i!, and the saint all above.
The saint sowed whsat, in-.l fobbed off the dev-,
. il with the roots, keeping lhe grain to hunsel;'.
Satan was so usliamed oi' having been over-,
reached, he could never look Faint ilar'in in,
. Iho face again. j
Most of the legends rc-p:c tent hit; S.;i..n :.s .j-j
- luded, inoi ked. cli.iated or t eaieii, Ui.rU.f I'mitit;
of tlie Ca'lhulic priesthood. There uie ioine,
however, of a dilfrrent character, in whierh
appears to belter advantage.
The more aiu lent
tine are full of the r.icy wit Mid sprjrritl.uc
...evhicli have always ch-racter:zel thu 1 rencli
iaaMt. One of the best I havn found is iho
following, said bv F.iui!. Souvesire to be cur
rent iu Lower iiiitUny. 1 adopt tlu) version of j
, it usually printed.
"Tat Rtvii Tciiaao Hkctoh
. . . -
rina na Jiia I'hrlvT W :m tetilfnir rr .
, i l V
IVolf Forvst in the rarish ef Aagan, where W
nan gone lo se.u uowu .... ....... . -
Wmow. Iiw rm wviiMi'K
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... . . .inili, .au'.m ri n niir.pmsii
It&nt enaereaxeaeK. mwm turn v,
..:' ,i. st.ji j. tuj s- rsw.
- m . . ... - i
1U lassae UPWi w low MMrni.- - s
(ut is not te wed chosen j
You lert. fallen ineel V criel L in Us a.
The high-road U free to everybody !'
the father of sin with a uey ir.
And where liuve jou been, Mked Jctui
. r.i.ri.. ...
'I have been nuking ih tour oiiny Jioeeve,
aiJ Ui. devil jeeringly. My oouindu D' ith,
- and U.nave chosen this a gur liarvtst season
among m.n; ha lai out down the stalks, I have
threshed them, and ton mov luking uway tho
chaff, leafchng the good gr.iU.'
s'So, the sank you have there mi your linriau
full ol dumuodaouUy' renwktfd the Saviur.
- : iVm ' mid Satan.
if paid jn Advance; If not
PUBLISHED BY 0. CLEMENS, ON. HILL STREET, NEAR
Must I tee them always tall into your snares t
What right have you over my people)"
'The right a fox has vver tfln poultry yard of
a ovin r,' answered devil, laughing imiil Lis
Iiuhh ahtKjk itgtiin.-. .
Well, hark ye,' sid Christ. uft-ra tnoaieul'a
ui! litu.iuii, '1 oiler you a fuir kirKain; it you will
remmnat; yutir rijtht lo the noulu in the bug thnre,
1 will permit jou to live whulu dy free from
'And I sliuH enjoy my usual power?' asked
'.he devil. ..
'Yes,' answered the God of Bethlehem, 'but
on cnudilion you shall uno it only to bestow gifts
on men and nil t torment them.'
'It's a bargain,' cried the Old Dillyi 'tnke the
' The Son of Mur y took the souls thus s.ivcrl
tlmnlis to his merey and asked Sutan under
v'!ai.i(irm lie. wihlie.i tn n,;cur .iinuiifs inf n.
T'ji od! r-is0f t'i K'lllRtt'ed tiua Ul I, ,;u"0 to
iieavrr..' said 'itt u-Vil; 1 sin,u'.U liht tui,i...u
uc.,r. y I' t u d-iv.'
'1 H)iiKi:it.1 n iied Jomis, 's j lam Ii ti c :i:o: -.
K.r-erer. ul.d Uel..i-.r to you ali-Iy, tiu r.; uru
are. only t!..cj funnhes of ll' eleei, iho iJi.,ii.
tho Mothdc. mid the Jlmtnoii; vivl lo tl.iun tho
MUMij.'iy, im i-xiiht iicciiy la Ulu I -al ;i.o:u: ,:
t, fuis ..ur l..r-r.,:a bind vou to do n.thi.im.
assumed the soft and rotv visnco of a voulh
whom the rriest would iiiiiie sunuig yoiin?
cms; and, taking a prayer book in his hand,
trotted en toward Konkued on 1 chnnsv, thick-
lejnred ni'.rc, whose he-al hum; muel, below the
line ot the crupper. To see hun, any V.dy would
me s.ad he wus u young saint; who needed on-
ly to die to go straight i0 heaven ml be canon-
ised on eurlh. So, when he entered lhe street a
thanked them with a smile os sweet as a nun's,
and promised to return their visit the some day.
rirsi. ne put up ins horse in the parsonage sta-
ble; then he entered the church and remained
kneeling Home time on the pavement as if in
r irst, ne put up Ins horse in the parsonage sta-
prayer. But the devil's prayer is a cur fr
all good people: and instead of communing with
God, he was ploitini; the ruin of men.
At the end of an hour, he rose and went to
see tne Ihatms. who lived nearer the church
than the two other families. They were a child-
ish couple that had lived to a ripe old age,
pinched by poverty, hut observing scrupulously
all the regulations ol ilie cliiirrh. As tlie rcc-
tor entered, thev were sitlinc down tu laid, an-1.
it being a day oi' abstinence, they had uolhint; to
eat but a It: lie brown bread smipand luiUermiliv.
The rector's fotiiitenance expressed tho most
h;.ll be granted, troisl peo
.m. mildly. -Here is an
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n.M-.l-l; to it :
l Vl'ij .'V o'
ri. !' ! il.'. 'L i. o.t t..u- '' 1
I!-.: tl.t:: vf ut I'-'.'. v. '!' r.-connr.i'ti 'i::;; ti.' -n
to los- no t-ijie. The, s'-im'-l old i-oupl" pb.end
:;. holy di'-i. 0. tlcir bc' ! Weehtih, a:'dask."l
each other w'iJ t:.'y should wish or. The old
Lily had sci-eely the-.ih! of i n ovieh.t, whh
hoiil-j anl a gr.ij.'f ;iie. before they were before
h :r on tho M:-. Ji iili slic anJ her husband ul
tcroJ a i rv of a t'iishiiH'::! and h.-pin to eat vo
r.:i i.uis.'y,' b'.it. after n few tnouthfuls, li-.snn
tivoi-r'l and sid ;
We are v iiin;; to oun miie v, iih i.he.-e ;!ain
liesl le.'s have soiiiP'!.i:v solid lirsl.'
'A.-liT I' bmiV'd c.iii's head,' observed lhe
'Or a quarter i f ronst nmlion,' added tne liu
b. n I
Wi.h a r.dijit ti! ' siwTrs'c.-i the first.
1 ii.l s:n,;i e 1 e-!i. C 'luiiitti'd the second.
'Don't forel p'eiity of whi'.c bread.'
'Nor Borleau wine.
'And we'll have best quality of everything,
Everything th. y bed named appeared in rapid
..n il... 1,1,1.. Tln'v isnrn iihollt In
w. . ... ...v.. . -- j ..-.w -
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UOCTB, wnen ii:c wiir erica oui nu.mrinj .
? jc,Ui j wc fyr(f0t thi, is Good Friday,
Il:.inn was turned into marllo, his knifo and
A 'Good Friday r he repeated
. - . .. . .
'Sinoe yesterday was Good Thursday.'
' ou are right, said the peasant 'it is good
j; rinay , a waj Buiiunn o.
Ye can't eat flesh without losing our ouls,'
said his wire.
Aud to think.' he exclaimed, we shall have
to give up tle whru dish this morning,'
True, he occasion will be l"t-' t
'And we shall never have it a:-"i
'Graoiou Heaven'. it Wave this r-'bbil pie!'
'An 1 ihe sninkod ""U !'
. . j .... '
'Nut io touch this rivt mutton ;
Nor the culf's had !' .
Th old ouiiple looked at Ihe dishas from
which vrreathi f gduron vpr wtr ourling
Oidli.irilr,thlvnnno pnroii lipy m r
tsuctl uiul's lht( l'M inf '""a of '"'
paid' within Six- Montha, One Dollar and Mf-Ccnte);7
HANNIBAL, MO., THURSDAY
up, titillating their nostrils and sharpening their
ii winii'1, However, be a sin to lose so many
good ihinirs.' observed 13iann. lookinir lonirini'lv
... .i o
ai mi in
Williuut eounilng,' said the helpmate, 'that
the rcetur told us we might eat them.'
'Did he, though? . . .
'Si nue he told ns to regale ourelve.'
'Very Iruu ho told us, too, that this ashen
dij.li beloiidd lo a S.iint,'
'Then it Civu't lead us into sin; it is a holy
So i everylhin? tlmt it brings us.'
'We might eat, then, it senns to me, without
On lhe contrary, it otighi lo Lc pium ac
Let us eat, then.'
Fall to.' .
yinu i.uey . r.i. ii bf-eun lo ill your tlm ,od
lif f. re tj m wi'l.u'i! oiu-o (hulking that
li.u j.ii'uvi is.i v of Clnini's death.- They
t uieir ji'iiin j.rou;r1i lullonv. .
Hhe i.-t-ii nil ih.xt l,iui passed, rubbed Li ImnJs
;t.-;",I;er jovfullv wnd took Ida way toward the
ji - rm ot the l'! c:lu. A widow and her l.rei.
L- I . wlift lu,i eeu lliruii" i tlii Iwiih nf
,lv .hhi dauvhter live.! ih,n.: Uu.t H.i l .n,t
j was iiUi.-l to rni.rry her cmisi.i JN'edcl,. a hand-
Mi.ne, iiuiusiiious yuulii, wlio Ja.l been mnna
'H'"!? tho lann lur wages. The burn was full of
.tailors who were inakiug the weddinu clothes
and of enbinel makers w ho were plaiiiiijj oway
on r-k planks intended for the furniture of the
jbn.lal (hi.mhcr. The young Marquis of Owe-
I riaiid was at lhe llilrslima. fl.uir. Kinriiini,ii
jwith lhe cousin i'or a horse.
" . n
It was the wiuow
land her (l..n -IiI.t wli,, r. ...;,.., il.-
A fit r chatiimr uhnut ihn ..,, I .;. '
jlemper among the sheep, the widow was obliged
-to pi out to mi!k the cows, and left the rector to
itaik wiih her dauuhler.
'You are about to assume responsibilities
which require the peculiar grace of God,' said
jhe in a snufTliiip, sermon tone. 'Gentlemen's
I wives have nothing to do but to make themselves
I look beautiful with eav and rich dresses. m t
t I. - . . .. ' f- "I
irise belore evervhodv else and ,n . mnnl,
herself ns all the servants about the house.'
Oenora s air grew more pensive as she f
j thought that what the rector had said must be
'And besides,' continued tl,e bietendcd cricst.
'the property of a fanner is not safe from acci-
dent like a nobleman's. Let a bad wind blow
...- I..'.. ..fl n- 1 l r :(. '
i"'1' ...uiiu ui iiiw un ii. unu ins iamnv IS
V,.;n..,l Ti. ;i ; i.. i
, illfll; for wllie ie jiusbl4n,, is bu ollt of
(joorS) j, is sJie who miutlieiir lhe crcdlfors dun.
. ..... . a i" si is iiiu n iiu n iiu i as l 1 1 (j n iil i
nine and the children crying.'
'Alas! Mr. Hector, whut you say is too true!'
cried the frightened girl.
'I will not mention,' continued the old Wil-!i-.
m, 'that hard working men are often in bad
humor; Jar from beini; eallunt with their wives.
like the nobles; they often treat them us they do j
meir norses unu oxen.
Jestu! and Ncdel often beats his! exclaimed
itMHtf'. trrmltlintr. - !
I OH SL'C tlii-n. llint T rxl fivnr vaii tt-ith
iproiti trial,' continued the devil in a cantin; lour;
Avs the eros$ lie sends you. my daughter, nnd
rejoice that yen ;ire not the wife of a noble, and
!tK ...ll'l 1 .1 r
1 1 1. ii a win iv ii u v tiiiiir': Miu ir ill p pviini ii
, ... . a 1 "
measures an'i us varieties.
I ' Ves, yes, Mr. Rector, said Genofa who was
ri.i.,i..A i.t.t ..1. .!.... ... 1 1... -.r
J'. ........... uuiiii.c ui
tne; I ia' 11 I l ion--1' ,.r ;h:it.'
: And she , ,k ,?p ,., corner of her apron to J
' T:., vo ,ucu ' ey.ls we . moistened with
I i.,.1,.'i 1 ,i.. i,' .. .! :!. .( '
s eye were moistened with
I.'s . ;..r..,.-ri ! cl.ii.l.' said he, 'I will come
to ... t a-':ie you ihe uilection of vour
tunn y h . ' .u i. Tike this in 11 vmr: it U I.Lieb
,..: your I- '..i.ul hu.r, Ii Wi' diuo worn by
. ,.w... .,
' " M 1 '.1 11 "?',J"!.n , ,,:'
oc .11 isi ,,o .Hii i.i, uiiu.ue iiepiniceoruiiae,
ju!i.-;:ot:i s,-e Mia uecunie your lanuiu. lover,
leno!,i took the ring unit was so over
sho hi :.r!i(f.i!..il on nt .m..i'i she t liunLil lhe
tor twelve times running, and accompanied him
on Lis w.iv as far ns the little stile. Then she
. ' ' ....
e.iiiie back 1
iv the threshing floor hoping to find
i'c had cone away and there was no-
lei; but he tiau cone away and there was no
ho !c there hut At. tie tiwehriand. trvincp lhe
!ii.r,.. I... Ii 1 1 ion nurnli ivp.l TI,. .r... .,1
i a 1 1 and tiori v. ami Ins visaire was as rudi v us
her talisman, which the rector said would make
even a duke or a prince love her. Thi one
is onlv a maroui. thought alie: sunnose I make
d,,, experiment on him, just to tee if the rector
to,i me a ,tory, fhe marquis saw her as she
: 1 .1 I. .1.. r. ..1.1 1 -.11.1
, went iravpiiik: uiwiiu iiiioui:ii lit uuiu, uuu oaiicu
r o W c
'Wall, id pretty girl, you art Mwn gwiv to
I. a ar, . t J 1
I , nir.dv.' he anarl. lookiru,
She alluded to the marquis, to whose manor
the faiin belonged. He understood Iter so at
least, and taking Ufild el her deuoate hand, he
'On my soul! Geaofa, if I am your first mas
ler, I ought to have your first lies!' and he
She wished to escape, and tried to withdraw
her hand. As he pressed it more closely, he
t he iron ring on her finger, anil asked her
I whose present it was, lieuola answered she
I had found it while cutting some gr$s in the
4 'In that case,' said M, de Gwebriand, 'it be
longs to me, for I am lord of tho utaivx.'
Aud litmrbttifr a ha did so, he took it from Iho
ruling girl' linger. Hut he liaiUcsrui'ly tlijipod
It en his own wi . i.i . j.
the setting sun; all the girls thought Lim the I1'"1" catim, dead of a aurfeit. He snapped his ,ri ht in California. Be it knew a to them,
handsomest gentleman in the country. Genola l'"'".' .to''1 the cook to,B,1J a Aozv.u bV',e' therefore, that we have law which enables
was thinking of what the Old William had said,. of wjno ' h,s suPip,rv A h,sl Ui"ff down ,wolnen u 0B busines in their own name,
land tho iron ring he had given her. Sho was !.,8b e ,ie w,al1 t',M'hnt1t',e M:,,"l; f Vwe" or independently of their husbande, or their
comparing in her own mind the lire of a noble- hruu !,nd ,Gc,nolfa Hoehiks, who had eloped luibnn5', cr.ditors. The encleacd advertite
1 man's wife with a laborer's; then she looked utlw,t l "ln' ,la' hen found Wlth U'?'r. bral" ment, which I take from the Kan Fraaciaco
MAIN, A FEW DOORS WEST OF
MORNING, NOVEMBER 11, 1852. '' 'Xr: VOSVfT
!der pnssions he whispered jo her ear:
'This ring must be the gage of our love, G
nora. Mount with me on llil
tuke von In m ' fin r-haleau
Mount with me on lliis horse', and Ilwill
at Vannes. You
... . ...
snail have lackeys ana waiting women, and Silk-
en dresses, and a chaplain, who shall sy the
mass lor you atone , ,
A minute before, Genofa'fould have refused;
but now she could not; she was under the magic
inlliienre of the riniri : M. de Gwebriand took
her in his arais and pluoed her before htm on
tho saddle, like a child one takes to the Pardon;
and away flew the horse, his four feet making
me nre sparks nv Irora the pebbles in the
The devil, who whs hidden behind ike pigeon
h-U!e, leaped up a dosentiraoa for joy, and then
; Wrnt down the hill to the farm of the tliree bro-
(hers, lhe R.nnous. The three were living
ipenceibly toge'het on the propwlj left them by
their lather. L. hul his rortion, anl cuiliva
icd il at I
te thought best, the others aiding hjm
lia.l need otlt. The rector found them
'when he h
eated together at the dof of thi hon
I tvomlen Kins with thair knives. . i liov
ard to meet him, and invited iiin iulo lhe bousa,
bill the Old Billy declined, with a great' many
riliar,ks ' .
-X,, , vo11i.nt fr!,.. '!.! W ? m
'come lo wixh you a huppy day
keen on with
your work, I beg you.' , .... ' I .
f, 'We hope jou will excuse our bein so busy,
, ,lir. Hector,' said the oldest, 'we are making
some bolts to hold together the handles and the
shares of our ploughs, which are much the worse
'for hard service.' '
I. 'And l ill. ui1iIh.iI (lie upcand. all (liro ukta
, .. ..
maae out of good clin wood, by the best plough
'm.,t.. ,.i A .....,n. !...( i. ...
'?nii1, 1 -r r.,l -,1,.. .1
'to phw-'h a furrow in it.' ' - : 1
I 'Then, put in the third, 'we must either s'op
'at noon, or have a second team, which is either
delay or a ruinous expense.' .
t 'I sympathise" with your difficulties, my dear
ons, said the devil, 'und I think I can Ulpyou.
.This little bolt I hold in my hand wus made by
Saint Josenh. Anv nlouj-h. so W us this bolt
, . r , .'"'. , , 7
'Draw straws to see which shall have it!' said
the three brothers together. " -
The rector consented, aud the bolt was drawi
by Kado, theyouugest brother. Old Bil'y gav
it into his hands and went awoy, telling 'the lw.
The rector consented, aud the bolt was drawn
jo, me y ouugesi brother. U.4 lia'y gave
his hands and went away, telliniz the l wo
eA lo beware of the sin of jealousy. Kado
rn and his oldest plough,, too Vi
f,t''J lain fallow three years, and stuck
ilhe hnlt. ihrrfciortn iKia atiBrM At lliA infnt fti
...v , .....v.....
nstrmnent of tiilaira started nff as swiftlv as
jbird regaining Its nest, and turned up a furrow,
jbeautilully regular, and twlo. . dep a, lu
r? - - - j -
iron of a spade. The two brothers who were
looking on, stood motionless with surprise; their
love for Kado was soon swallowed up in envy,
and Kado's for them in pride.
'That boy was lucky in paining the bolt,' they
murmured, 'our right was a good as his," but
luck was on his side.' . v- -
Kado overheard thorn, and turned . round
I 'Don't speak with such impiety.' said he, 'and
'call the will of God luck. If I have been se-
,leLtel for precious girt, it i evidenLly be
,cau5e 1 moHi dcerMn.
I At this lhe two brothers broke out into ongry
'clamor, and called him a puffed up braggart. -
ls:,t.i fl.a, inir. .
- ' - "- - wa wiH.wr
i-i., n., :,
.... n UKC.
' ,Go "ir.' h'5 dont drive me to extremities;
loruiiii. uiiii wiieu 1 am ricn. t ran maice ue?
..... . . . . o
ears ot von ii 1 iKe a tancv to doit.' . . .1
ears 01 you 11 1 iKe a lancy 10 uoil.' . . .,
- roused all iheor.l pas.ion.ofth.
ke you son of a viper'-they cried,
if V tl.relten us, we will aeon take away?
1 J uircairn us, we win soon iane away
What makes you s. proud.'
I 'Tr.v il- if '."u ,,are'' lited Kdo, raising
I1'1" Fdu!e hich lie curried for cleaning the
.plough, ps it he would strike tTiem. A sculu.;
'cnued. and the next moment Kido fell dead,'
. ,, , :,..., i ...;,k l,:., v:.
demoniac hurst ot UurlUer re-echoed from L-
i' - - v - - r.- ,. ''.,. .
I " 3 ' '"l' " ""
!Pronag. a. happy as a merchant when he has
l J e . l. :
'Vr, f'1 " l"?"1. I1"'"- P ' . ' "nreMioo of oertain houses
,Un hl 7"", he ordered the servant toget r , . ,
!rea('y for hl TP'T reatt of pork cooked in
i" " l",ce- an(1 .,0 "peak at the tavern as
much cider as would Intoxicate twelve drunkards
' from Guemene. At this moment, some one
..... ... ... . .
- -k " - v.
"',".. nrul,0,'0 oi a quarry, i.ie.r .io,s
nau taken ir.giit and leaped wi n mem into uie
yawning abyss This pleased the devil somuoh
that he jumped up, danced a hornpipe, and or-
dered the cook lo make him a fatnou salad.
As he wa finishing hi supper, he was told that
the twe llanneu had hune themselves out of
rename for th. murder of their brother Kjdo.
a dor.cn boUle of the best liquors in the celiac,
it a ui.cisu n VI J ui uiwiik i"., " "u
inooeuom oi nw aj pass was in ine air, a.
Jesus Christ apjioared on the uiresn-noiu. . ,
'Uld William, your hour is came, he said
'and you must now return to the flames of hell.
I am Kolnjr,' answered the Hissing Serpent,
rbut I shall have good company, for I tuke will)
me every pious person you had In the parish.
You forbade me to torment them, .0 1 enriched
theia, and ruined then that way. Thi will be
a lesson to you, Nyiaarene; ye will know so
other tiase,' that to make men wicked there; it a
surer way than to do them harm: it it to It(Stm
good: ; s ,.' , ,.., ;j
A Parisian milliner lias taken eut a latent for
a leather bonnet, a new and extremely elegant
HtticTe. aav. the Coiwt JoiwnaT. Tlie leather is
e xoecdltigiy thin and delioately enamelled, aod
drawn verl. '-- - ;',,.,. manner as
..ilk or velvet, "it ha th. dv.ntuja of be
I . i " 1 1
SELM ES' 1 B UJLDING3. 1 r r
Fran the Cincinnati Colamhisii sn4 0r WssC
' a itkax in ait k n rat clovd.
! ,. M- iIrd, after many faTlures and
oiwourugetuems, nas at last made a suoocessM
"i wii, propvuau oy sieara.
l:. L.H ii.n
t-su.un wim mi oaueon, propenea dt steam.
The great interest with which the experiment
regaraaj nr, ieade ne t dvote eonsidera
bl spaoe te a dsorijUon of tlie machine.
The asrostst is in the shape of fish; aa elenf -ated
form being necessary to obtain either speed
or direction. It is MO feet Ung, and fort feat
in diameter in the middle, hut it tapering at the
ends. A mall triangular sail perform the
office of both rudder and keeL ' Twenty , fert
beneath the silken bag, i a ateam engine of six
horse power, supported upon a wooden frame
work, sutftilned by th ftetting. ' la th middle
is a seat for one man, with t tub upon aaeh aide,
the one for water, and the oilier for coal.. -The
engine, .with all its accessories,, it one of the
mott beautifully contrived pieces of mechanism
j imagine. Everything is arranged
w,;h .v,e,r.f? ,erT Kfn1 pnrpose. the
ne, shaping Pr,,,,"on the gas from the lire, and the pro
i.M,.. u,.(Pll'i ? ! whole throneh the air.. The
i',rony P" downward. .The motive powet
U V.crew w,ucu tur', uPon Jtelf 110 time in
i11 m"Vl,e- The water contained in the tank i
mttmpt tt Ititefhe b-riirt hy a ptaton worked br
.no cupire ummii i u lose oi weight by evap
oration of the water sad escape of the facl in
smoke and cinders, balances the inevitable lost
of gas, through the pores of the silk. It is
therefore the best sort of ballast that can be ta
ken; The engine if surmounted an all sides by
wheels that run in any direction, so that when
it touches .Uie earth upon descending, it exhausts
its impetus by rolling the necessary distance.
The aerostat, were tt inflated with pura hydro
gen gass, would hare an aonsloniI power of
nurm .. j. u.. .t . ' . . ,
gen neoe.iUte. the employment if commoillu.
minating gas, which is mubli more dense. . Fill-
ed with this, the balloon will carry a weight of
only 3.600 pound. Th fallowing 1 the weight
actually supported, in tne trial just made: -Aerostat
proper, . i - 6401b.
Netting, , , , , sfX) "
Ropes sustaining the engine, eto, -, 600 " '
! and boiler, empty, 300 M
and coal contained in them at the '
tart, - ; , r.a ., jgtt
frame-werk,- wheel and !
tanks, ,. . ; . 840
Hanging rope and anchor,
M. Henri Giffard, ' 140 I S.aeLaa MtTar.o or FDte D,0w,
Ascension ferce neeemry ever and a- Paaao. Th late London paper relete that
T 1 i bove the weight of tlie whole, 20 . jon Saturday, the 26ih Sept. an .griculUiral leber-
" named Solomon Dunford, left the erewn pub-
- in. . .u . -.v3-210. ,.iS nou,,e' PPte the Fountain HoteL Wet
TlWefmain,thmfoT.neawe,ewiif'iⅈ'r.:- , H.1
of 390 pound, which must bethe Kmit of the
water and fuel in the tanks. The speed ef thia.
mwhtM llimiinl. .)mU.k. ..ful L. .1-
: t" ""pui j"-. iwij
is, a an averare. eurht feet a second Rve miles
an honr no very grand result, perhaps, but uf-
neieni ior a nnn aiiempc "
'The'experiment set, or seemed to set, two
points at rest. The machine maintained through
out, it horizontal position,' and this, in the opin
ion of many scientific men, was the grand ques-"
tion at issue.' And the proximity of the fire to
the bag containing the inflamm ible gms,' was at
tended w ttli no inconvenience or danger.' Again,
, n'"nMr' UJ0 T.axa not ""P.
ifMe means of propnl9,on, to make ihead kgainst
il. il . I t . t . .. ...
tue winu, was aoie, ny mean. 01 the rudder, to
turn the asrian vessel's head in any direction he
;P'"S - y eem to exercise .ome
".0rt.0;.,:ontlro, w?"MraMnary locomotive.
And this though it is yet unavailable as a mean
.1 . i . .
Ana uns inougii v. is yet unavailaMe as a mean
,f ... . . , ,
2,r, transPort, u .till an immense pomt gsmed
... . ' ----- -
h.ilsneed t is esoanit nF cr.
For the elevation
1 - , , , r ' ."T " ; 1 v-i ,l T
iP - Vfir't' t!16
T . . . ." . . .
pet us; the wheels came into play, nowever, and
bore successfully their share of the experiment,
I - M, GifTard announces another ascent to take
place during the week. 'Thir time the hippo
drome will be two small for the audience. ' Ent
no uo uirar-im maaes me exneriuienv me ur
''The Fulton of rn.n navigation.' He beheve.
ile de Girardin makes the experiment the ub-
that from thi. moment, travelling in t!.e- U-
'come a question, the political importance of
'which it s imposidble to overratej involving, a
ft di,ndi,lr of
From tlie Itastoa Herald.
WOKJJTt 1I0HT1 n CXLETOaila. .
A letter from San Faanoisco says: ;
The reader of the Herald may not be aware
i .. . . - ...v
nr Uia extent Inwhii-h w liva r,nl 'wman
-,ve all the information aeceasary le an
1)nderandin)r OB nAttoU and will
how th, won,en of c.liforia de tkingsr
I VVherea. Mr. Eunice Smith, wife
i.-p L,;,k .Mh..;i.isW,r.;.
:l lKi. J rm-.AmA r-.r.M m
',,.,,., u. u.,; ,w. .1,. i-.,... .
jry w blttilieit in own mm an4 M hr 0WB
imyt. IfriA ..I r.latf A. .nl i.wt
;,.,,, Now, therefore, she rive. nota
th ,haU iudivldutilly r.
l.nonsiMe in her ' ewnymme. far all debt eon-
,,eU)d b hw m .of her aaid binines.
,h- i)telj, t tvi, hwer of , ,h, j.
ion of an act entitled aa aet te authortxe mar
aied women te transact business in their awa
name, a sole trader. - Ecare. Saita. ,
8aa Fraaeitee, Xus;. II, 1803. ! - -Copartnmlip
Jfotitt. The undersigned have
thi day .entered Into ee-partnership for the
transaction of lhe miTlmery, fkney goods, and
general merchandise basin, under tb. .trie
2 ll,., tr f.-'tl-.r,. .
; : ' Vfa.w z. ?., :
, San FraacVo Jqly 29,1832., ;;T..' jb
, ( Theiasgow'Timta isMbwstandrriiat C' F.
lis suld V'l ta.ta arid,vligni tvuviiig
IttWklm Aim 1'iTI mm
Mf, Jordan waft a hehtt .mi-
i - " 1 , lf UUVMAj
Ih a1' on'uen.tly Htyeft te
the tender mercies of brding-house-keeper
Cjrc.im.Unee. had kept Mr. ordan an iuw
.V l&mt boardinr-beuae far i
lime, and Mrs. YYirrina su r
namely eaenom,. Uer evriiaenta is
Omilll hhllM.nl,. X . I . - .
r....y,,f Bnv pnuosopiiiai eaenorar
were, for the most part, brought te bear upon
the stomachs of Ur boardars, aa ? itllsV ie th
principal itet of ex per tkeliessTt Voard-inr-boutea.
' Mr. Jatdaa had btaa aUrtlsd
by aome efjhe asfessid xperisau, but b
had borne withpatience the present and ecrtaui -evil;
'rather than fly te Ike ether k kaaw net
of until one day. when butter .
high, Mrs. Wigpins hit upon the eeetiomieaU nUa
of spreading with her own eeenoaiaeJ hand C
the butter uooa the allowance .rke.J 4i..t
oul to .her boarder, excusing kuii i v,;-
interference in their affair bv autirsf. In tk.
blandest Manner, that she assure! kVat sk --.
cheerfully te aave them trouble! 1 - : '
. Mr, Jordan eame te tea rath We upes the
first evening at this aw doda?e. eat down i O,. .
presence of all 'the ether boarder, aa sae4d
a slice from ' Mrs.1 Wisrrins.' wti. a,i.
through the eeremany ef btitlerhiy it Www hie
c7 ' oit. eroaaj eyea Uia bread tasuaui valy
and began to turn it from side te aide, eat ra
tinize it closely through hi peotaalea. , . .
- i ma is m matter with you bread mA bat.
ter?' demanded Mrs Wiggins. '. -
' 'Nrthin; nothimr-. MMhin.ep8e4 ifr.
Jordan, atiU turninc the tieee. ova. ai
inr injii. .cruUny.-i ...... ;. ;
J m positive, Mr. Jordan, that y 4e a
ottethinr.' Now I want.'.aaid Mr. Wifglna, -
"r oeoeminr luinM ritl axis..r,
'Ll Ll? U," V
I,? ,mU ;
Mr. Jordan laid down the aliee upoji Via tiWe .
raised his spectacle te hi forehead, and replied '
with great deliberation . .. .
fMn. Vffefins there' nothiag the aatter
with the bread, I assure yen. , But Mr. Wiir-
snns' and hunt Mr. 11.. : l -
ously down;tbe viU of attentive faeee, l have
lived in this world ekht-and-frf Maaw -..A V
.-find myself this evemnr oeh a siasplatoa that I
-. Wt toU tor ay life wJm'cA aide 4 my bread ia
Ug hi. basket and a pint af beetTpTrtlTelJ
hut did ant e.,r r- nr4. - -
I - .1 . . .. t T .
n noesv me ooay waa As
(Wavered ia the water.
ik. ..,..i: n..
,uwiw lira ouwa fuay. 1 no leature did t
present me eame appearance at ia usual ia drowa
ed person, the fee being entirely black. A
"novel process" was used tt the recovery ef the
body, by one ef the ceaat-ruard. : . On VrL!.
. .. -
morning, the circumsUnce being made known
to hiaa, he assured the bystanders tliat if the
pany wa. urownea in tue neighborboed, he
would diseoverthe body bv means f a 'nw U.
of breads in which should be denesited three
ounces of quicksilver, when the loaf, would float
nil it rested over where the body might lay.V
""""' trruiw.ry 11 may appear, the ex
periment wa tried, and a the loaf beeominr
stationary, a beathook'. wa "put overboard be
neath it, and - brought up the body. The man
states that this is the fourth instance ia which
the experiment ha been tried by him. with aue-
-Hog We have to notice a considerable
fluctuation in the Hoe market in different Dlaees.
and a. a consequence . the purchaser at thia
piace are noiding orr ror rurther adylce. Some
700 to 800 head have been ' cent raef efl fet' at
$4 SO a $4; and though ao positive decline haa
taken place, eur friend prefer . set te contract
further at the highest figure without further
and more favorable advice from ether mar
kets. - ' - - ' ' i !-' -.t .1-
Any number of road Hog emn be engared at
$4. LouUiana Reoord. ,.. ..-, . , Wvil
: old Per? faiar laa tha jallewuij fJjlS-
cant remark ;
The America and
Engush educate their
God and the lev. of
children in the fear of
money. ' " "', "'
, ,i . y.
' Ala ! il i ten true Ta the tatter ttgtti.' "
- .; , - nil 1 ii .- '
' The W. E. Keaotter waeweeee thai the WU-
ing of the ChrilA. University, locaied at Ca
ton. Mo., ha , been let to Messrs. Jenkin et
Woolfolk, the foratev of St. Loui and the laUer
of Lincoln county knew, a trentlemen f ep
ital and enterpriee, aad wee wiU pwah Ike work
forward to a wady . oceaaattiea. .-tt. woraj
wletatabetat)Q,0OO.; ... . .
TU Wew Tk Tat, i ep-Abe, mi Mr.
Webster' daaA, eay"' ' " ' ;-'-s
Of the eatiaaat lH' 4 the United gtelea
who hav been voted f faf FKaideal, enly
two are aow alive, ot of eleve.. .Th eamli
date in 1824, were Crawfatd, Jjctson, Clay
d Adaav. la IS. Jadiaon and AJtea.
i 1832, Jacksen, CWy sssd Wir. it VW,
Van tuin, Webster aad aWriga. fa U,
Van Buren andSlarrison. fa H-ft, Cay .aad
gtfk. , lnj8 fcaV )i Taylorv? . .,
S3 Th. uae ef lemon juiee aa teatady fat
rheumatism ItsLU-apocWol , ia Jwiee tha
quantity ot water, withltUUe sugar everyhour
m recommended by a physician in is eye, a 01 ,
whb ha tried it successf ully. . ' ' ' " '
.- i -1 - in . 1 1 11 1 1 1 - - -1 - 1
TT. .. it staled in the thrun wicker that the
Methodists (Southof thi SUt are proposing
to build .diodow 'firt das Collee, under
natroaatfe of th. Ft. Leula Mid Missouri Cea
f era nee s.' speetsHw
r " - m .!.-
dlha asauo, ;
r UU. jCATHARINB T. HARri,"x
IS rriH ta ecoMinesls filWiMHi and at wilt
With aosiUinr. aad aba a t da s-m-.U. -
Keit!t M Wi, bet Wt M 1 Tit H'
Hit .',.,. : . - 3 .',-
wci( aim uiw Hu mi
,ov ran uae lire
His ryes sparkled witb
11 WW: - -' i .t v-" ,
through his blood,
W W ww Wa