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LANCASTER, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 18C0.
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lore atliorae; ol which nets (lie monarch.
Whrfteas a single man is. npt to run to
waste And self:noiie,ct; to laucy himself
lonely and abandoned and his heart to fall
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to ruin litis BOino neaeutu mnusiun, tur
want of an inhabitant.
These observations call to mind n Utile
domestic story of which I wa$ '4hee wit
nesa. My intimate niend, Leslio, kaa
married a beautiful and accomplished girl
who Lad been brought up in fashionable
life. Sho had it W true, no lortnno, but
that of mv friend was amtil6: and ho de-
li"htd in the anticipation of inJulging
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nrr in every eiegniu pumuu, unu nuiuni
isterinfi to those delicate tastei and fin
cios that aptead a kind of witchery about
the sex. "Her life." aaid h'6. ''slifcll be
like a laii v tale."
.'.The vory diffcrenco of their characters
produced, a harmonious combination; he
was of a romantic, serious cast, she was all
Ufa and gladuess. 1 have often jmJitfcd
the mute rapture with which he would
gaze upon her in company, of vrhich her
sprightly powcis made her the delight;
and ' in the midst of applause her
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eve woulil slill turn to mm as u
there alone she sought lavor ana ac
acceptance. When hanging on his arm
her slender form .201. trusted finely with
'his tall, manly person. The fond, ceafi
ding air with which she looked up to him
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COUNTY OFFtOETtS, , .
W HITMAN, reldenoelncli,r, Ohio.
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VlU.lAMS and IIHIAH C. KUTTKK.
" 'From Ihe A tlantic Monthly for Heptombcr.
"a he Children' Ilohr.
fur yoqrself. Tlicre is in ewy true wo-'
man's heart a' spark of heaven lr ' fire
wiiiuu lies guruinni 111 in oroau uay ngni
Of prosperity ; but which kindly up,' and
beams and blaza in the dark hour of ad-
Torsity. No mart knowa what tho' wife
of his bosom isno' roan knows what a
ministering nntrel she It until J10 has'
irone with her though the fiery tria's of
There was something in the earnestness
of my manner, and the figurative style of
my language that caught tho excited im
ngination of Leslie. I knew the auditor 1
bad to deal with ; and following op the
impression 1 had made, I finished by per
suading him to go home and unburden his
sad heart (6 his wife.
1 must confess, notwithstanding all I
had said, I felt some little solicitude for
tho result. 'We can calculate the fortitude
of one whose life has been a round of plea-
aura? Hop rev Knirit miilit revolt nt tlia
dark, downward path of low humility sud
denly pointed out before, and might cling
v ntnv wnBntrnaTii Loaoratuow.
Between the dark and tho dayllRM,.
Whon the night 1 belnnln lo lower,
Comei a panto In the uoy'a occupation
That l known a. the Chlldron't hour,
The paltor ot little fot, ,
Tlie tnund of a door that la ripen! , .
And volcoa 10ft aid wel.
!Frnm my atndy faee In the lampllsht.
'li'e'weadtnf the broad Mil atalf,
'Crave All ice and IniirWnr AllcrrK,
,. And fedlth with golden hair,
A ablipor, and then a Hence:
Vol I know by their merry eye
Vlmy are plotting and planning ' together
To take me by aurp'riao. . , .
A uddn'i nt'sU from'tho"Ta'frway","
AtQadcn raid from tho hall,
ny three doors left ungnar'de'd . - -
Thev entered by erstlo walll
Thov climb tip Into my turret
O'er the nrm and back of my cliair;
'if t trj to oscape. llioy anrround ine
. Thoy loom to bo everywhere.
They almost devour me Uli klHoa,
JTIelr arms about mo entwlno,
till I think offho Bishop of Blngcn
In his Moaso Tower on the Kb'.no.
':To yon think. O bluo-eyed banditti,
''Bernuso you have scaled the wall,
Such an old ro.intaclifl as I am .
Is not a matclifo-ryou alii .
live yon fast In my fortress,
And will not let yoa depart, . .
But put you down In the dungeons
Jn tlioiound Ijowur of uij . heart. . tj ,
Ami there will lUeep f ..
Yes, forevar and a duy, . ,.
Till the wnlls shall ctnmblo to rnln,
Mud inuMor In dnrtaway!
from irttkiijUr. Ircitig't Sktlrk Deok.
Tlie treasures of llC deep are not so precious
As are tln tonceuled comrorts of a, iiiun
locked up 111 wiumn- lve. J scenl the ait
orbleasliirs.whrii I come but nuar iho home.
VttharlolleliiialirUi luarriogo sends forth
Thevlolrlbcd'snclewoeter. ' MiiintKTo.v.
I have of teh hnd occ'asibn to remark the
With which women sustain the
pride and cherishing tendorness, as if he
doted on his lovely burden foritshelples.
nets. Never did a couple set forwtfrd on
the flowery path ofeaily anl Well situated
marriage with "a Yuirsr prospoL-t oX fcli-
It was tlio inisrortaitaVftNrt rricnn,
hoeVcr, to lmVe-e'rlibai kwiiJiiH popcrty
in 'liinre 'specflUiion; he had not boon
marrieiTujany months, whr'n by a sue
cejsidh ftf sudrion disasters it whs swept
from 'hi?, and ho Inund Iiinis.ir j-ea-d
nlinfjSl 'to penury.' For a tunMie IVpthis
situation to himself hnd went hlottt with a
hnagrtrd cdtinti nance and a breaking heart.
His life'was btit a "protracted agony and
what rendered it more insupportable was
the necossity pf keeping up a smile in the
prcscnio of his wif; for l.e could noibi-rfig
himself to ovenvheirn'hi'r tv ifh (lio news.
Sha 6aw'hbwe"or, with ijuick cyo of affec
tion thtt all was not well with him. She
marked his niton d looks and stiflid sighs
and was not to bo deceived hy hfs wrltly
and vivid attemptrnt cheerru!hess. . Sl.c
tasked ull her sprightly jioweis and ten
dor blandishments to. win him back to
happiness; but she only drove tlio airbw
deeper into Ins soul. Tho moro he baw
causu to . love her the more torturing
was tho thought that he was soon to make
her wretched. A little while, thought he
and the smile will vanish Irom Ihatcheek
tha song will die awaj . from thoso lips
.--the Justnyvjf thoso-eyea will oe rnencii'
cd wirh sorrow; and, the happy heart
which tow beats lighily in thai bosom will
to the sonny regions In which they had
hitnci'to reveled. Resides, ruin is fash
ioaable life is accompanied by so many
galling notifications to which in other
ranks it is a stranger. In shot, I could
not meet Leslie the next morning without
anticipation., tie made the disclosure.
'And h6w flid she bear it?"
"Liko an angel I It seems rather to he
a relief to her mind, for she threw her arms
around my neck and asked if this was all
that had lately made me unhappy. Bat,
poor girl," added ho, "she canuot realize
tho change wo must undergo. She had
no idea of poverty but in the abstract", the
has only rend o( it in poetry.wlweit is alli
ed to lovV. She feola as yet co privation;
sho suffered no loss of accustomed couve
niences or elegancies. When wo come
practically to experience its sordid cares,
its paltry wants, iis petty humiliation
then will be the real trial."
"But," I said, "now that yoa have got
over tho severest test, that of breaking it
to her, the sooner you let the world into
tho socret the butter. The disclosure ma7
be mortifying ; but then it is a singlo mis
ery, and soon over ; whereas you other
wise suffer it in anticipation, every hour
in tho day. It is not poverty so much as
pretence, that harasses ruined nun the
struggle VlWcetra proud mind ai.d an
enrpty f Srae, tha keeping up hollow show
that soon coaie tonn end. Have the cour
age (0 appear poor, and you disarm pover
ty of its sting." On this point I found
l,eaK fiuiie prepared. He had no false
priHo himself, and as to his wife, she was
only tin'xious to conform to their altered
Some days s'ficrwa'rdft ltd called upon
me in the evening. He had disposed of
his dwelling house and taken a small cot
Inge in the country, a few miles. 'He "bad
been busied all dav in sending dill furni
ture. The new estiblishmont required
I frit Leslie'! hand tremble on my arm.
He stepped forward lo hear more diatint.
ly. His Htnp mad (, noise On tl e gravel
walk. A briL'tit, oeautllul face danced
out of the window sod waninhed a lithl
foot-step was neardnd M.y came tripn- prB. f , Tr,"
A . . .1 . " Atfi'(ifhlteould Milly ker fa
ing frth to meet 9 she wa, in a preii, XflJ r.,twni,p.
rural areas ot wune; a lew wild Bowers
were twisted in her hair; a fresh bloom
was on her cheek ; her whole countenance
beamed with smiles I had never seen her
look so lovely. ' ,
"My dear George,' she cried, "I am so
glad yotj are come ! ,1 have Wn watch
ing for yoa ; and running into the lan,
and lookintr lor v'ou. " I've set out a table
under a beau'.iful tree behind the eottagejjo. is 11 not honor to 111 n beta
and 1 ve oen gatnettfig some of the most
delicious strawberries, for I knovT yoa are
fond of them and we have such excellent
crcani and everyih'ng is go sweat and
still here 0 1" said' she, Wtinrjr her arm
within hift, and-looBif up brightly in his
lacs, "U. we shall be so nappy 1
Poor Leslie was overcome. He caught
her to his bosom he folded his arm's a
round her he kissed her and kissed again
he could not apeak, but the tears (rush
ed into his eyes ; and he has often assure I
mo, that though the world has since gone
prosperously with him, and his life hai in
deed been happy one, yet never has he
'experienced a moment ot more exqu'site
Mb. Werkslera Llvlssg. ti,. Hem net peat Ag r.--The Big Baake
.!. ;,.,.r.''w often . i.y olTCepe dM-tlow He Levketl Thro.g h
Toll ealnraay .naUied a nsrae, a (jj,,,, . ,
That perkapa I. tb.raukaof lb. proudest ttlght bear ( . . ... . ,
a station of honor and fame. A party of gentlemen who returned
Irnu. . wi.LI- .: ... : l-i
Even the prentice and shop boy will turn win, a. .:,,: .lr . kA .
I l . ia
greeting whispen oft faK enter ear ?l'e temperance men. leport I.ST
r4i"wUat need ofausuie!
Thoogh she'wert..reien' I cannot sae wtiy
That should east any bllghtonher csuje-
At leut. those wko labor should ool paaa ber by,
For surely tkelr lot Is the sab.
then who shall rerard ttie nplni6ns ofibose,
Whose algbeal ambition or aim,
litoseogat Ibe knnble,aad disturb the repose
Of suck aa do work out a name
The sMitoa that Cod Ua aulcuedt
then If labor's thy lot, to it cheerfully go
uneter will sully the oiind.
A QnratioB to Judge Doaglna Uaa.Nwereel '
bo weighed down like mine, ry the cares few articles, and those of the "simplest
fortitude with which women
most overwhelming reverse of fortune.
Thnsa dirfuslord which breait down-the
-Rnirit of a man. and pros' r'.ve him in the
'dust Seem to call foith ill ihe energies of
thosificr sex, and give suoii liwi-epmiiy
nn lnl.vation to lift 'character, that at
"tirriea it annroaches to sublimity. 'Noth
ing can bo mor touching than tb bcholtl
f..l.. tBn.let fomtle. who- Itai .been all
weakness and dependence, all alive to'
"every trivial roughness, whilo -treading
the pio'spcrous paths of life, suddenly
riaiug in uieutal force to be tho comfortor
ind snppoitof her hhsband, under mis
fortune, and abiding with unshrinking
firmness, the hitler blasts, of adversity,
As the w'mo whioh bis loag twirtod its
trraceful foliage bout tho ouk, nn i been
lifted by it into enr.ahine. will, when the
ht'nrd olant n rifted by tho thunderbolt,
cling' around it with its caressing teudrils
and bind up ile shattered bough, so ,is it
beautifully ordered by,,. Providence,' that
woman, who 'is the me'ro .dependent and
. Snnainont of man -in his . happy hours,
'should lo his stay and sohioo'. Wllbn
iltcn with sudden calumny: winuing
Wsolf into, the ruggod recesses of h'8
' Tistun, tenderly supporting the drooping,
' Jiead and blndiug up the broken heart.
'I was onoa congratulating afiiend.who
liad uround him a blooming family, knit
together in the strongest affection. "I
.wan wish you better Jot," said I e with
ictith'usiasm, ''than to have a wile and
idiildrefl. lfyotr aw prosperous there
.they are to share your prosperity; if oth
.erwiae. there they are to comfort you."
jAnd, indeed. ,1 hav,e opaorved that mar
ried man tailing ;nio luisionuna is more
apt to Tetrievs bis lituation in the world
than Minglo '" on: .partly : because he ia
' more stimulated to exertion by the neces
sities of the helpless and beloved beings
who depend upon him for subiistonce:bnt
hiefly because his spirits are soothed and
" feioyed by domestic) endearments, and his
- ,sef-i;cspeot .kept alive by finding that,
.thouch all abroad is darkness and hu
miliation, yet there is still a little word of
and misories ol tlio world
At length he came to mo one day nnd
related his wholo tituation in a tone ol
deep despair. W!,cn I heard him through
I inquirtd, "Does jour wife know all
this? At the tiucrjiion ho burst into an
agonv of tears.
"For God's sake!" cried le, "if you
have any pity on me, don't mention mj
wiTe; it is'tl'b thought of her that drives
mo almost lo madnoss!"
"And why hot?" said I. "She must
know it'sooner or Liter; Jou cannot keep
ii Kmgfrom hor, and the intelligence may
break upon her irj a, rftoro starilingi man
ner than inmarted by yourself; lor the
accents of thnss wo love sullen the harsher
tidings. Besides you are .depriving your
self of tlie boiiiforls of her sympathy ; and
hoi merely that, but endangering the'bnly
1. ..ml il.., 1 ..in Ln.i, lioaitit toi'Aiher an
mirefinrvi'il 1 nininuiiitV ol thoiioht and
leelin??. 8he will soon pcreeivo tlmt some
iliing is secretly preying upoh'your mind
and iruo love will not biook rcseive; it
feels undervalued and outraged,, wlun
even ihe sorrows of those il loves are
concealed from it."
")! but my friend lo'tliinklwhat a blow
I mil to give lo all her future prospects.
How am I to atriko her very sou! to the
earth, by telling hor that her 'husband is
a beggar!,that she ia lo forego all the ele
gancies of life nil the pleasures of gav
society to shriirk wlth'rne into Indigence
ana obscurity! To tdl her that I have
dragged hor down from lha sphdry.'in
which she m 'ght have cotinucd lo move
in eoiistitnt brirrliinrss tho light ,xl ev
ery eye the admtrHtioii bf tvery heart!
How pan she bear poverty 7 "he nas ueon
tb idol bf Bocieiy. Oh, it will break her
litiirt, it will break her 'heart."
1 1 s iw bis grief was eloquent, rind I let
it have ill ftbw; for sorrow reliovcs itself
by words. When his paroxism had sub
sided, and he. had relapsed in'.o moody
silence. I resumed the su' iccl cuntly,, and
urged him to break hie sanation at onco
lo his wllo. NeBhoOk bis. Dcau mourn
fally but positively
kind. All the (urnituro of his late resi
iltnre had been Fold, except his wile's
harp. That, ho said, was too closely as
sociated with the idea ; it belonged to the
little story of their loves ; for some of the
wee!cst moments of their coni tship were
'1 1 . 1. . i.lj 1 - 1 l ...... .1.-1 :,
uiose wnen lie nan iuhiiuu over iunt umuu
me;.t, and listened lo the melting tones of
her voice. I could but sroilo at una in
stance of roraantio gallantry in a dofing
He Mis'now going otit tb the cottage,
where his w'fb had boen aH 'day Bliricriii
tending its arrangements. My leeling had
become strougly intcrotted in the progress
of this fcrnlly tfpry, and, as it was a fine
evening I offered 16 accompany him.
Ho was wearied by the fatigue of the
day, and as he walked out, fell into a Gl of
"Poo'r Mary," tit length broke, w.th'R
heavy sigh, from hia lips.
"And wliatol her?"
"What," said he, darting an impatient
glance, "it it nothing to be reduced to the
paltry situation to he caged in a rniscra
tdu cottage to be obliged Id toil almost
'In the monial coucerns of her wrothed ha-
"lbs "she then repined at the change?"
"Repined I alio has been nothing but
sweetness and L'ooil humor. Indeed she
seems in liellr spirits than I ever have
known her; she has been to mo all lo7e,
and tenderness, and comfort 1"
Admirable girl 1" exclaimed I. "You
call yoUrsblf poor, riiy friend ; you never
wero so rich 70U never knew tlio bound
less (reasurqa ol'e'xoellence you possess in
"0 1 but, my Iriend, if'this first 'meet
'ihg at the cottage was over, 1 think 1
could then be comfortable tut this is
her first day of real experience ; she has
been introduced into an humble dwelling
she has hoen erhplbyed nil day in ar
ranging its miserable eciui pmenis ;she has,
for the first time, known the fatigues of
domestic emplopment she has, lor the
first time, looked around libr Oh a libm
destitute of cvervihinz eletrant almost
Senator Stunner A Hands t me Com pit
meat to Mr. Ashley.
A Republican of this city having writ
ten to Mr. Sumner for a copy o' his speech
reoeived in answer a Ittter, from which
we Arc 1 ermrt.ied to make an extract. We
do so Will pleasure, a; it will show some
thini? of the es'.imaio in which our Own
tlep'rcsentative is held by those friend" of
freedom bost situated to jndge of his
course. Mr. Sumner says:
"Of course, I send my speech with
pleasure; but when I think ttut it ia go.
ing lo a constituent 6f Mr. Ashley, I i'eA
that it is like sending 'cOaldto NeW Cas
tle, ' or, according to more ancient saying
'tike sending owls to Athens.'
"Indeed your own distinguished Rep
resentative has discussed tho Slavery
question with an exhaustive thoroughness
which leaves liit'e else to bo d' sired.
"Id exposing the ujurpilions of the u
pronirt Court ho has rendered a timely
service much needed fit this moment
when the fanatical doomaof Mr. Calhoun
on Slavery in ihe Territories has been
embodied in formal judicial opinions. We
all feel grateful to Mr. Ah'hle'y 'for this
service. 1 am gud it Kirn that he has
been nominated for re-election. Success
will have trials of i's oWh. And with a
true man like Mr. Linoolo as PresiJent, we
stall also need true men 111 Congress, like
your RepresiTitative, (0 aland by him.
"lielieve hie, dear sir, faithfully- yours,
m 'm .
ICOrreepouAsfaM fke H, V. Tr.aiie.)
AuotaTA. Maine, A up. I860.
As Judge Douglas, when he waa here
on ThOrsday last, declared with strong
emphfUiit that, as k National candidate for
the Presidency, lie had no opinion t to eon
Mai, none but he was willing to aboil) hi
any part of the Union, very reapccablt
citizen 01 in is place, who was invite J to a
; ing Keen what they b lured to be a sea
'serprit. off Cap Co J. last Saturday aftsr
jnoOB. The siatement made by two of the
! number is substantially as foliowe:
I J oat before seven O'clock, as lhy Wire
lying 10 in a film, 0 the motith or Barn
stable Buy, and some fifteen miles from
1'rovinceiown, they saw a monster, sfcoat
four hundred feet from the boat. nMsintr
J slowly along in advance tf them. ,They
IdeacTibe thecteatcre aa being black, about
one hundred Ml rong, with a head al
most the sice of a KoUath hat, and ibe
body as jarg round as a tit lteket. .
When first seen, ttre head was some 18
.inches abovo ttia trater, d at limes a
Urge portion of the body could be hn
Belfrs Poaitloa aa the llarery QsVeeUaa. "
Proa ibe (, Uata Deaiouat.
The result of tha Kentucky tleotion.and
the impulse thereby gmD to the Bll ami
Everatl taetement, reaVer it proper tbatv
the opinions of Bell oa tha Slavery qua
tion should b- fully and comedy mad
laowa to tbe public.' !f or it this a diffl-
talt task' Hi fcaat serve! in Conness
aod Cabioeta; ha participated in tha great
controversies Of '50 and '54. Hnrracord
i tl erefore ittcBsire. and judging from a
letierof his, recently wri tea and jab
lished. be refer to it with pride, and coa
Bdebtly invites it inspection. We think r
it trill be found, on examination, that he
is a decided pro-alatery man; thaf his .'
opinions on tha Slavery quesiloa are Idea-"
tical with those professed ry the Brack
(eridgs Democracy, and not at all with
those which were held by C'kty and tha
Whit" psrty. True, he is not an aeita-
tar ot that question, and that is tha sole
difference In the premise between hisa
They examined it throo s claes. and and the Houtlrern Democracy. Keither
could see no signs of any fins, and it went 'does he countenance disunion, nor tiea
alonfc wiih a rcoveaient miieh Irke that of aon of any kind. His policy is to protect
ao eel Several of ihe gentlemen have and extend Slavery within the Union,
leen Voy.ge.s at see, and are familiar ! without cootemjrialrng the alternative of
with ihe movements of Dorouiees and vMh-Jaecemjion in the event of that policy being
er fish, bat this creature differed fiotn , frustrated. ' We believe e thus define
seat on the wand with him, put inio hislanything 'evet seen by them before. Iij his position correctly on tie paramount
hands the following Question, which he ' moved Atong slowly on tho top of the tide, ' issue of the time, and esp eially of tba
was most respectfully requested to answer land sttaM-otv rlisnDDerred in about ton 'present canvaaa; and in doing so wa
in the courre of bis remarks. Tbe JuJire mi'nutes. at the drstance of a Quarter of a' serrve to elucidate the causes which have
on receiving it (St Was before he rose to! mile. It was aTterWard seen further off,
speak) read it very attentively, and, re
suming his conversation with the g-ntle
man who'ofertd it, reapeciiul'y acquietc
ed in the propriety of (he question, and
promised to reply to rtin I'ho CouTse of his
"Will Judge Douslas be so kind as to
oblige a fallow-citizen by slating before
the people here assembled his Ariarta to
tO ITIO l.jlio lllff
"Po you hold, and if elected Presiden
of the Uni.ed Slates, would yon carry ont, I nn ?wa ra "
the COetnne that Ihe people or a Territo -". -r -y "- -"- -,
;-...,;.... a,!,. u.. .1 ihrate annimala, afterwards per'tfrni all the
er. under the Federal Constitution, rod 1 fu."1l;t,"B of TfHii' d"nl(in? c-. tirmal Vuvm Democtaey"- synonym of
notwithstandini; the Dred Scott dechlion, " - i , 8 ow waintj I.rr Bqm tW I overeignty
to prohib t or excluded tlavery tlurej 7W ?' eVrymcnl" ,OTL'- r 'en it 01 etna- Bemomcy. bpecial canfet in this Slate
The New Posture Stamp.
The ninely-certt postago'stamps so anx
iously looked for by merchants have been
forwarded by the department and are
now for sale at the Pootoffne. The cen-
lir bf the sUmp has a reprosecut ion of
WaBlnngton, taken Irom a portrait execu
ted the time when he resigned tho com
mand of the army, and differs materially
from all other likVhesses of him. The
color of the giound is blue, 'prescntihg
artvththi" but a handsome appearance.
As these siarrrps are to B3 attxed to tor-
eiuii letters only, we may buddoso that
iliey will elicit a very high encomium up
on otiY'tfyle'd. e'tiffra'viirfr.
The stamps now in use are ol the fol
lowing demominations: one, thiee, five,
ten, twelve, twenty-four, thirty and nine
ly cents. The amoun'.s that are cenerl
Iv tuid on foreign loiters hot Coveted bv
the above, are firhea, twenty-seven and
fifty four cents, for Which a cbmbination
of tho stamps now 'supplied will suffice.
N. Y. Pot. .
vi h tbe aid of a glass.
Do la sects tael Pfiia. .
Mr. W. S. Coleman has jnsl pfjMish
ed a work on 'Brinish Butterflies," in
which he exprtses his sincere belief that
iiueito do not feel puin. He affirms that
his ooviciion is founded 'on . an ample
mass of evideuuu, on observations and
experiments, and strengthened by analog-'
ical reasoning. Ilu meftftooi that insects,
given Kentucky to the Union party bf
a sweeping majority. Assuming that
Kentucky is mainly Pro Slavery, but aft
the same tim devoted to the Union, it -follows
that belt raaet baVe beaten Brack-
tnridgs there, aa the letrer ia identified
with a party which supposed 10 he tainted
with diauoioa. The fate of the Douglas
faction in ttm Slave Stairs seems to be. co
operatiou Brat, and incorporation ultimate
!y with tbe Union party. ''
In the election referred to, the Daglaa
men generally Voted for Leslie Oombe, ,
and in bis addres, published a few daya
azo. that irentleman does not fail to ae-
!k"nowlede the favor, oor to land the Na-
In other words: iing ineianccs r.i inia are on rscora, ana aa
"Do vou affirm that tho p. ople of , an example .11 r. Voieman stales that l.e
TeVrilorV hate the Constimtional ritrht ,0; n ;a wasp mat Caa oecn cut 10 .wo,
ill go far to counteract, f ir the present.
the mutual tendency t fusion on the part '
cf the followers ol Bell snd Ihe followers
crush tho ooclatrice's eggs, tf,Mn0, 8,fw"r,,8re'e ',;m,,"'f uh , "'(,i,jv J of Donglns; hut yet w h.v. little doubt
. . 9. . - 1 nidii mv ivi "va su uw v'm " $ " .-
InmlThe wings (whre ike-srcmach should RP.I.t;n,lrlr,tnr.im-i1i: -i.itiated b Polk.
erav Uy vit is- j . . . . L.jji 0 -r '
'.'t-e Mer that can be! " ,Te l,u'? ,ul lno cren Greene and Hughes, sh .ulJ prove a fail-'
eruiinaled Only by the j t ,,.'be on'-r SA J 6re.
rd of Stale anihori y. the, Jcl1,an-' 1,1 .hlg ,?"U'"I-V;. "l" "' The protoct'oo and fxtciuion of s'avery
" 1 11 tsett It ssta lit m .d liftj nsvrllnavef till nf . . a
are deposited in Us nest hy tho prona.-an- "P," "m 6JrB?- WD'cnt " 1.n' wf a that as a general thing th later will act
i lists ot ti averV. or must t hev tuleriU the - ""j" -" j-"' with me 7ormer in Govern er. imie-a me
t . 1 1. 1... i ...
iii.i.lLiif.11 anil 4;n II. .. . i',
uull groun dtid attive i
prrsued and cxie
UWUiu ur.iiawu rnu-n uiu..i j uu 'tei',liin the Union is the platform on wnicn,
skiiuui, ui --"u. "J John Ecira record esUbliblies him. In
fuller. Vt e can alrnot Taney the s.-ieniil- l)ie , QeUte on llie Compromise meas
io epicure, envying the -inseot hre vernr(.. bf j850 l8 nrsued ,llM gi-very ia
fresh appetite had jrfcstrooomio wpahih-J rig4ix i0 Ut.ttf and bmncellt i ita opera
ifus. ' If the above theory of the Brtii.htioM aBj to: that the powers and re- .
Nsturalrst is correct, the familiar words L... rt),i tirinfc.Urae.w would t.ot be
of Shakspeaiw's Isabella, in 'Meffl!nwtorlhllf what (D,y je.-exi-ept for slave labor;
and that tlie'insntution rs in harmony with
With this quosiion before him, which
he promised -to answer, the Jtidge arose
and addreBsod fhe pHsryple'fur an hour nnd
a half; but for sordb raDse or . other you
can judge what aa welt aa I ho ndt only
did )jot ansWer the QuEsfioN, but very
carefully avoided all allusion to it. 1 mere
ly give you thec, with no comment of
my otvu, preferring that you bestow Uch
Tcfieetidhs lipoh 'it aa oahdor aod 'fidelity
to truth reqniie. liut it secniB io mo the
public should know li-Atif questions Judge
Douglas Muses to artowor, nnd conjo.i
ture aa best they may, the reason alia he
chooses to "couccrfl his opinions" on lhat
most interesting point
Measure, are 'not true:
" The poor beetle lhat we IreaSl apun
lo eorporeal sdfferaoce OoiU.aipaiig as great
As when a giant dies.
Who are tbe Great Preacher!
But how are you to keep it from her? every thing convenient ; and may now be
It is neccossarv that sh should know it,
that you may takb the steps propor to Ihe
alteration of your circumstance. Vu
must change your style of liviug nay,
obsorving a pang to pass aoross his coun
tenance, "don t lei that attlict you. I am
sure you have never placed your happi
ness in outward show you nave yet
friends warm friends, who will not think
the worse of you for being less splendidly
Iodized; and surely it do s not require a
.. i . :..!.t. nr.
paince io tin uuiip u iwmjr .
"I could live with her,"hs cried.convul
sively, "in a hovel 1 I could go down
With ber into poverty and the dust! I oould
I could God bless her,", oried he, Dure
ttng'intoa transport of grief and tender
ness.. - .. . : .vi :
' -."And believo mo, ' my friend, - Biiid I,
stopping up and grasping him warmly Uy
tne hand, "be iovo me. sue can do tne
same with you. Ayo, more; it will Do a
source of Dride and triumph to nor it
will call forth all the latent cnorglaa and
fervent sympathies of her nature; for she
will rejoioe to prove that she loves you
silting down, exhausted and spiritless,
brooding over a prospect of future pover
There was a dogreo of probability in this
picture lhat I could not gainsay, so we
walked cn in tilence.
After turning from the main road up a
narrow lane, so thickly shaded with forest
treca as to give it a complete air of seclu
sion, we came in sight'of the cottage.
It was humble enough in its appoarance
for the most "pastoral poet; and yet it bad
a pleasing rural look. A wild vine had
... f .
overrun one enc wuu a prolusion ot
foilage ; a few troea threw their branches
gracefully over it; and 1 also observed
several pots of flowers tastefully dispos
ed about the door, and on the grata-
plat in front A small wicket gate opened
a footpath that wound through some shrub
bery to the doer. J ust as we approached,
we heard tho gound'of musio-Leslie grasp
ed my arm ; we paused aud listened. It
was Mary s voice singing, in a stylo ot the
most touching simplicity, a 'little air of
which ber husbaud. Was peculiarly fond
lleamiea of Slmdotvi.
The VWowj all day long play ht silent
games of beauty. Everything is double,
if it stands in light. The tree sees an un
revealed anl muffled self lyin" darkly a-
long the ground. The slender stem of
flovters.'golden rbd, wayside asters, mead
ow daisies, andTaro lllllcs-(rare and yet
abundant, in every nice, 'h?ve'l nt'eadow.)
cast forth a dim and tremulous line of
shadow, that lies long all the morning,
shdrtenlhg till noon, nnd creeping but
. . ... .... . 'i. i . .i.
hgain an me anernoon, uniit tne sun
shoots it as lar eastward in the evening,
as the sun shot it westward in the morn-
inir. A million shadowy arrows suoh as
those spfihg froirt Apollo's goldeh bow of
light at every step, flying in every di
rection, the direction, they cross, inierla
cing taoh oilier in n soft net-work of dim
Meanwhile the clotidsdroo shadow-like
anchors, that reach the ground, but will i
hot hold; every biowsing creature, every
flitting bird, every moving learn, every
unconscious traveller writes itself along
the ground in dim shadow. . W. Beech-
er. ' "'"'."'
A Jew, in ft tavern 'in I lie town of ndin
gen, saw a mcarclmhi, whom be seemed to
tecognize: "Are you not one of the good
then, with Wliottt 1 hud the pleasure to
travel from 'Basle to Siruaburg un "the
The 'hieafchknt assented, and asked;
have you my fellow traveler, aince we met,
picked up mhch trafic?"
The Jew, like a Yankee, instead of an
swering, aali'ed: "Did you niakb a good
speculation at the Sirasburg Fair? it so,
I would like to propose a bet to you; that
is bet that ydh cannot repeat three words
alter me. aa 1 sa'y 'them."
The merchant, thinking that 'a fow
ponce more or less, would make no ditltr-
ence to him, replied: "Niy on.
The Jew said, "Cutler."
The niercliahl rcpctttetl, "Cutler."
Next "bag-pipe was responded to.
Ihe Jew smiled, "Wrong."
The merchant, puzzled, bethought him
self where the -rrfUuke 'could be, but the
the laws of nature, and has prevailed in -
all ages and countries. This is sufficient--ly
explicit. Indeed tbe force of language
van no further go in panegyrizing the in-.
The great prtacheu of'lhe world have,8l'W?a- ,Bu bv "n ?"
k,.. .i bi.. ; ,1;,.,.. avowal of the Calhoun theory, (now the
I .;i, i.....,.. i;p. ...i t. i..i a ,:. -specially of tho Southern or Breckinridge
w mu uutuiii isii nun aiiv uau nu sun iu ' . , , t . w
Win wiih the men before them. But.') 'Conetituiionalngbta .
will, culture and scholac habits, men I - iiriD Aa rermtoNes. Intheaaar.
have interpre.ed rhe word ol God. "Fol- ifcPeuch- Mr. Bell afhrrns that the "sound
1..- ... , ...1 I ...til m.,t. . - ..l,i nesa Ol tne uocir.ua mat me w"'"
-rv aai i aeiiva a. a u st ir j os u p 17 uv 1
of sei moim." f he end of$reacbrng is not
of :t (ood aerhion, but a holy heart. Pine
Mernicns'lu'vc nearly ruim-d eood preach
ing. If ministers cared more for 'their
people and hrss for tiil'ir own sermons,
they Would be mote useful. Preat hiog
has almost ceased to be a living business
between a man's llcm and the wants of
his congregation, learning, rhetirric, el
oquence, arc good as collateral influen
ces, but ho man will win souls who docs
not feel the throbbing pulse of Lis whole
congregation; who docs not know their
wants; who does uot study their lives;
who does no, understand how lo tuke the
primary truthaof Chrretiniiy, and apply
ihem lo the 'conscience of men in ihcir
daily I'hsinpKs life. Such preachers, and
only such, will he certainly efHcacious;
and aur.h preaching is necessary to the
filling of the churches. Were such preach
ihg Universal in otir tiriio, not only would
tlbW.'taking a piece of chalk nut of his 'our churches be tilled to oversowing, but
pocket, nude a'stroke and, "One sixpence fthousahds Would have to be biiilt. For
you may depeud uymi it, theie is uever a
man who preaches intelligent truth, nnd
pn-achoa it wiih 11 living sympathy for
nrcn, tbut'people do not Cock to hear
Agaih he Jew commenced, and said
The merchant said; "Olrvo Oil.'
The Jo smiled again saying, 'Wronp;.'
And so 011 till H tie sixth lime, when the
"Now, 1 will pay you, if you can show
me how 'I was 'Wrrttif.
The Jew said, "You never said ihe third
word "wrong" and accordingly 1 won the
The merchant paid, and the Jew, aa
usuhl had made 'money as he went along.
X-sf Not long since, as a gentleman ol
Calhoun, Georgia, was riding on horse
baok, followed by a faithful dog. the lat
ter animal was rtttticted bv another of (he
same sprcieB, who wtra . about obtaining
the mastery when the gentleman's horse
rushed unon him and. dealt him a furious
kick which he would have repeated had
not the ridor lurneu liirh aside.
X"A!1 deep feelings agree in this, that
thev seek for solitude, and ars nursed by
solitude. Drcp gfieV dedp iBve how
naturally Ull tueav any. iiieuiaeivon wiin
religious feelings; and all three, love,
grief, religion, art) haunters of solitary
8e9"A man who got tired ot wailing
for the Queen's message, penetrated the
"Whv is a cow like a baby?"
"Because one drinks water and makes
milk, and the oilier, -r-doeBn1!." .'
3"k Yankee from Mdin, belhg at
Buena Vista, (he night colore the battle,
and somewhat doubtful of the result, went
otit of he-ring, as he supposed, and made
tho following prayer. ""Lord, here we
are, about four thousand bf lis, add twenty-four
thdUsand Mexu ans enough .to
swallow us without greasing. Now, Lord,
it you can help us, do u-tt you can t lor
heaven's sake don'; help the Mexicans
and iti'l hold on until
vou'll see some of the ttaul
J. . . l-l. I T
fighting you ever saw in your uiei 1 ours
XfTOne of then'rangest phenomena in
nature has recently develcip-d itself near
the Horse Lako, Polk oounry, Wisconsin.
Flumes of fire caino up through tho eanh
in several localities, ode man's barn has
been burned down by il. Strange to say.
1 lib fire can only be seen in the daytime,
the earth in the evening beating a close re
semblance to phosphorus. The air smells
as if impregnated wih sulphur. The most
remarkable feature 111 the case is (he laci
that ail wooden articles in the houses, lo
cated near by. take fire, although there is
nothing visible to ignite lliena. Oar read
ers will verv likely ihink this a Jioa-, but
we have tha words of several citizens of
Poke county for authority.
XyGov. Chase, ot Ohio, is to give the
annual address before 'the Agricultural
Socioty of Addison County, Vermont, at
their Fair in September next. A poem is
also to be read by Jelm G. Saxe. Tbe
Fair, which is usually one of the best ia
the country, will bo held on ihe Mb, 6ih
and 7ih of Sont-mher: the aneskinir' will
he on the 1th. "
KantfCKV Elkctton. The vote nt the
late election in Kentucky was about 40.
000 les than a full vote. Peters, the
to morrow, and i"s..'- -
darndest ln" ourt 01 Appeals in tne svouievuiw
Uistrict, is elected, cohtra.-y to nrsx re
ports, hy more than 1.000 majority. The
plurality for Combs is trom 80,000 to 25,-
000 in the Estate.
i-.arri'S slavery, proprio vigors, into the'
Territories; tnnt the nag ot tne jok
protects the c'uiien in the enjoyment of
hits rights of property ol very deacriptlon,
recogurned as such in any of the tsiates ,
on every sea aod ia ewry Teiritary of the
Union, cannot be BUOcersMy impeach
t hht the 'fere going it a inadvertcBt 4s
sdrtion. no'rh(itoricl flourisli.but a matur
ed opinion, isnhown by the Senator's vote
011 the Kansas Netraka bill, four jears
'On the '.5th of February, 1854, ihU hill
being before t e Senate, Mr. Douglaa
moved, by way of amendment, to .insert
tbe following, containing the very virus
and deadly langs ol the disastrous mea
sure: "which (ihe Misouri Compromise)
being inconsistent with the pruoiples of
non-interventios by Congress with Slave
ry in the Slates and lerritories, as recog-
. . .. 1 j n .
ntzed by lue legislation ( I ioov, (com
monly called trie Compromise measures.)
"f kereliy declared -iitoperatit and void."
These are lwordS'io which the Mir sour i
Compromise was abolished, and John Belt
of Tennessee Voted for their adoption and
their incorporation in the bill, aa well as
Atchison, Geyer and Douglas. As Bell
has never accepted Squatter Sovereignty,
his vote on thai occasion was oessariry
cast in conformity with ihe Souther in
ter pi otatioo of the "principles of the Kan
sas Nebraska bill ;" 10 other words, in con
formiiy with the declaration quotM aeove,
which he bad made tour yers prevwuaiv.
These facts speak for themselves. , Wa
have no comment to make en them far
ther than to presume the attar impossibil
ity of any Republican or Benton Democrat
voting for the man who himself voted for
the abrogation of the Mia&ouriCompromise.
and who declares tbat tbe Constitution es
tablishes Slavery in all the Territories.
We grant that Uelivoioa against iw ui
sas-Nebraska bill on its passage, but he
did so because il gave aliens the same pri-
lieges as natives in the new Territories .
a circumstance which has no sort el rela
tion lo his position eu the Slavery quee-tioa.
Si' ' " ."
jgrOassius M. Clay will deliver the
address at she Detroit meeting ef the
Michigan State Agricultural Society, Oc
JTSrWheo locomotive boilers explode,
the eocrlne very rarely leaves the Tails.an-
less tbe crown plate of the inner fire-box
be crushed downward:).
TcaatBui ErraoTs or Davrnoraia Tax
as. A letter from San Antouia, Texas
dated July Slst says: "The weather coa-
. 1. j .1.- :i-
uauea perieeiiy ory, ana peeiuea -
are ol the crops is oausng great inoonve-
nienee, by hindering traasportatwa -
twee the coast and SanAntooia. r reigbte
have risen eo much that bout, wunm a
week or two, has gone up from wiu to
per barrel, and oora is now selling beta
for 13 per bushel. Water brought front
the Mississippi river, ia gelling at India
ola and Lavaoa, for twsniy liTe ,eala a
calloal " '. , '