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Thursday EvcniiiK.OTarcli 30.1854
The Prospects of oor Crry.-The favor
able locality of our city fc tlx beautiful scene,
ry by which it isjsurrounded are themes that
have been too often discussed for us to at
tempt to enlarge upon them, but we are hap.
py to call attention . to the circumstance
which fact and figures demonstrate, that
our city Ts now as rapidly marching forward
en iho onward path of material progress,
as she has ever done. The want of two
requisites, however, clog her advancement,
and those two subjects demand the imme
diate and profound attention of our citizens-
The first isthe establishment of Water
Works. It is a shame, a burning shame'
that our city should be so totally destitute of
public improvements. We beliove there is
not another city or town in the Stute the
size of Lancaster that is so poorly fortified
against fires, and wo venture to say that if
a fire should chance to break out in the heart
of the city in the night setson and get"un
der full headway," that it would lay the
larger portion of it in ruins before it could
be stayed. Good engines and well organ
ized fire companies are indispensable to the
security of our city against fires. But these
are secondary objects, and are altogether
useless without water. It is not the fire
companies that protect large cities against
the devouring element, but their abundant
facilities for getting plenty of water. Wa.
trrtown, Virginia, was saved from annihila
tion by them, Zatiesville gives thank . to
her Water Works, and Chillicothe, after
having been destroyed sees the necessity of
them. , ':' i
Let us take the city of Chillicothe for an
example. Before the- destructivd-'fire that
laid that city in ashes, she was . exactly in
the same situation we are ai present de
pending altogether on the canal for water
in case of fires; but it so happened that at
the time tho fire broke out in that place the
water had boen let ufTlhe canal, and they
found themselves destitute of every means to
extinguish it. The consequence of this de.
fenscless state of affairs wus.that Chillicothe
voted almost unanimously in favor of an ap
propriation for the erection of Water Works
that she had but a Bhort lime before tho fire
defeated by & targe majority. Let it be re.
membered, too, that Chillicothe had the ad
vantage of chterni on every corner in the
city yet it so happened that their cisterns
were in the same condition that the canal
was in dry.
This is a strong argument in favor of
Water Works, and should bring itself home
to every voter ot the city. Such an im
provement would add much to the beauty
and health of our city and attract men of
wealth and leisure in largo cities who seek
in the summer season places of recreation
The other "requisite" we sh all speak of
at anoilier timo. - -
James Raymond, the well known mana
ger of circuisea . and menngeries, died at
Cermet, Putnam county, N. Y., on the 23d
inst. He originated the business about
thirty years ago, and imported the first elo
phant ever shown in the United States. - A
mong his property, which is valued at $1,.
600,000, are the Broadway theatre and
Washington Hotel, in the city of New
.Counterfeit Gold Dollars. The Buf
falo Republic mentions 'the appearance in
that city of gold dollars, whicii proves that
the bogus mint is in operation, and its issues
are circulating. The metal of which it is
made is copper. A very thin covering of
gold, which, conceals the baser metal, was
probably put on by galvenism.
'New Orleans. This unfortuoate city
has suffered severely this winter, in its trada
by the low stage of the waters and -'the ice
on the Western rivers. The Bulletin says
that the past season has been without a
parallel for the last twenty years. ' There
is now says the Bulletin, 815,000,000 from
the single article of cotton alone, less in the
commercial community, than at the same
period latt year. ..
Grain in Store at Chicago. The Chi
cago Democrat of the 17th says, "The a
mount of grain in store here as given by the
various warehouses, is as follows:
Corn, shelled, bushels,.
.Corn, ear,--, . "
Wheat, ' . " V
.-Total"' '- -: "
. , 3,100
'.' 15,500 .
Nebraska emigration is already pushing
up the Missouri river; parties frem Ohio
are passing through our cities.seeking homes
in: the contemplated territory. Associa
tions are proposed among the Germans to
migrate' there in great numbers. Cim
f i n ifir "Tin ii Jtimh
BY MBS. CAROLINE A. SOCLE.
'May I go on the common to play! Pre
been a good girl to-day," warbled the dear
little pel, Isabel Lee, in a voice that was
sweet as the Bong ef a bird at sunlight; and
up and down the stairs she went, singing
her childish ditty, and searching eagerly lor
her mother that she might obtain the de
"Say yes, now, that's a. dear, good
mother,'' she exclaimed, when at leujjtlt
she found herself in the arms of the loved
one. "Miss Jsne says I've been a very
good grrl, indeed; and she says too, that air
and play will do me much good, And there's
no p. ace in all the world where I love ' to
pluy as on that dear old common of ours.
I call it our little country mother, 'cause
there aint no horsesthere, nothing but grass
and trees and. water."
.'And birdlings ,from human .neats.''
said the mother, as she lovingly kissed the
darling. '"Yes, you msy'.i but 'mind "'nd
not play too hard and be sure, Bell, to get
home ere the dinner is ready."
Merrily then pattered the slippered feet
after bonnet and cape and hoop and mer
rily sang the happy voice;
. MI miy po on the common to play,
I guest I'll be good then every day!"
Very demurely did the tittle girl pace the
crowded and fashionable thoroughfare; but
O, how ligtity and joyously she bounded
down the stone steps. And once on the
gravelled path, with God's green grass be
side her his noble trees arching above her
his free glad sunshine quivering on their
tops, dancing through their interlacing
boughs. Here mottling tue soft turf, and
there bathing it in a golden tiJe. Once be
side the mimic lake, with its leaping, laugh
ing, musical fountain once ojt in that
"little country," and Isabel, happie&t of the
happy, flitted through the long walks, with
a step that seemed almost Winged, so fleet.
so airy was its tread; while her voice rang
in childish glee, and agin in bird-like
songs; and her pulses beating with quick"
ened life, sent fresh bright hues to the del
icate cheek, gave an added lustre to the
brilliant eye, a warm glad gutih to the im
prisoned soul. Out on the common she
might be what God ment - she should be
while her years were young. A child, a
romping, wild, frolicsome child; and ga.her
in her buoyant sports that strength so need
ed in the Ii e to come; that vigor which
shields the heart Irom molUed notes.. She
roiled her hoop, she tossed her velvet ball;
she hipped and hopped to the barber's shop;
she mado f, lends with the little girls
that romped beiide her, and lent them her
hoop wliilo she jumped their rope; she
watched the little boys launch their boats,
smiled with them when they bore a gallant
sail, and spoke a comforting word when
they met with a subdeninr; wreck; she play
ed with the babies gladdened the hearts
u' t!".C weary nurses with a kind and loving
word; and then, fuitly tired out, wandered
away from the noisy group..
"I wont go home quite yet," said she.
"I'll get rested first. Yes; I'll find me a
nice cool shady place, and sit d wn there
and think awhile. Mothjrr says jt does
littlii girls' good to 'Chink,' 'and she "tripped
away in search of a musing spot.
But suddenly her steps were arrested; the
light fudod from her joyous eye; the .:-ng
died on her lip. There, on the green turf
beside her, the mids .miner sun pouring its
torrid rays upon his unturned face, buried in
what seemed deathlike slumber, lay a maujin
the prime of life. Tattered and torn were
his gurmonts, a battered hat beside him, a
broken bottlo clenched inthe right hand.
"The poor, sick man'" s id the wonder
ing child, "out here in tho hot sun asleep.
It's too bad, too bad. How sorry his folks
would be if they-orily knew whero he was.
He must have been going to the doctor's
for he has a bottle and a paper, and I guess
he was so week he could't get there and
fell down. The poor, sick man how I wish
I could mako li'm well."
She looked a.vhils and then hesitatingly
approached him, and sat down beside him.
She took out her handkerchiel and wiped a
way the great drops that had gathered on
his brow, and then fanned him with that
soft, delicate motion which we give to the
dy'.ng friend. " And all the timo tears were
stieaming down her cheeks and she was
wailing with a hushed voice but sobing
heart over his lonelv lot. She was won
dering if he had a wife and little children
and if they kne.w how sick he was; and she
wished he would wake up and tell her
where they lived that she might bring them
A long while she sat there, a patient,
thoughtful watcher, only once she ceased
the cooling breeze it was to fold her little
hands as she had been taught, and breathe
over h-m a childish' prayer. That prayer!
The angels hushed their harps to listen,
and "there was joy in heaven." . v. -
At length the sick man turned and tossed
as though his sleep -was mostly over.
"Poor man," said his little nurse, "poor
man, you'llbe sore and stiff I'm afraid,
sleeping so ' long on the ground when it
rained onty last night. Poorman.row sor
ry I am for you." But now her little
r.heek is laid close to his bloted face, for his
Hps murmur and she would hear his words.
Broken, indistinct ones they are at first, but
then audable and pleading. .
"Just one glass more; one, one, only one
I'm dying for it; give, give, one morejon
"He's begging for water," sobbed she as
she raised he'r damp face. "He's dreaming
and thinking they wont give it to liim.O, if
I only had some; it's so hard"t want a drink
of water and not to have it." Here her
eyes rested on the broken bottle.and a hap
dv thouirht struck her. She carelully un
clnsned his hand, seized the dark glass and
hastened to the nond. "It will hold Boms';
it will be beiter than none," said she as she
dipped it in and bore away the cooling, life
giving diaught. She pourea a lew urops on
his ai ched lios and then laved his hot lore
head and burning cheeks. That waler.ihat
dew of human love, dripped through his life
pores and down to his very soul. It Drone
the stupor that palsied his nerves. He
pened hta - heavy eyelids and gazed, first
vacantly, then wonderingly about mm.
"Do you feel better!" whispered the" tit
tle girl, in tones low and sweet a the cra
dle hymn of a mother; "de yeu feel any
better! I'm so sorry fur yeu," .
"Better, better," murmured he, "yes I
feet better. But where ami! what am II
I lay dawn In hell, n devil trampling upen
me and over me, and I wake up in heaven
an angel watching over me. Aint yeu an
angel! aint I in heaven" And he seized
her hand" convulsively.
""Don't eay. such ' naughty words," said
she; "don't eir, yeu scare me. No, I aint
an angel, nor you aint in heaven.- You are
out bare on the common. I found you here
asleep in I he son and I was to, sorry for you
i i ijh
I t down and toek care ofyou I am noth
ing but.a little girl. ' Shall I give- yeu some
more water!" aud she held the broken bot.
tie to his lips.
"Water! water! yes,' give me some.
Water from an angel's hand may save my
soul." And he drank, and then he sat up
and loeked around, and at the little one be.
"Little angel, little tngel," said he, "there
is hope for me yet; hope for me. Heaven
sent you to save me. Bless you! bless you
little angel!" . .
"But I aint on angel,"sld she, artlessly.
'I ain only a little cirl, Feel of mv hand;
you couldn't touch ino if I was an angel.
And see, I haint got no. wings either."
But he enly siid, "Little angel, little angel,
little angel," and lay . hie head onv .her
lay and wept. ..' , . ... ... .
"Poor man," said she, as she bV.hed - his
hot temples and flushed cheeks; "poor, sick
man, I'm so sorry for you.. Haint. you got
any home!" He answered not, ; but only
obbed.the loader ,t-.-'-" ; ' .v. JiVf"v.
By-and-bye he looked up and said to the
pitying child, "Little angel can you pray!"
"Yes, sir, I can. I prayed (or you while
you wns asleep."
"Pray again pray aloud let me hear
you." And stie Knelt beside mm, ciaspea
her hand, and prayed, "Our Father,- which
art in Heaven." When she had ceased he
laid his head again upon her tap and sob
bed. . - ,
"Shan't I go and find your folks for you,
poor man!" asked she. "It's getting late,
and I must go home soon."
"Take me to them, little angel take me
to them," and he seized her hand and led
her away out of that beautiful green spot,
and across several streets, and down into a
dark, gloomy, cellar h me.
A pale, haggard looking woman, with a
little purple babe on her lap, sat on a rick
ety chair, the only one in tho room, close
to the little window, strclung as fast as her
fingers could fly. On a straw bed in the
corn r lay twoother little ones, tossing in
fever fits, wliilo a boy ollsabel's age crouch
ed beside them crying, "O, I'm so hun
gry!'! - . .
'-Thank (iod! you've come boon at last,
William," said the woman, as they enter
"Thank God.' I've been brought beck,"
said the man with, a chnaked vofce. "And
here is the little angel that brought me,
saved me. Bless her! Mary; bless her!"
and he led the half scared child to the knees
of the wondering wife.
"I aint a little angel," said she. "I'm
only a little girl and I saw him sick and
asleep out in the sun, and I fanned him, and
brought him water, and took care of him.
Weren't you worried about him, .so sick!"
. "Yes; so sick -so sick," said the man.
"And when they ask you what ailed me,
tell them I was sin-sick, sin-s'ek. Go
home, now, little angel go back to Heav
en; you vo saved me, made me well.".
Wit It fleet steps Isabel ran off and reach
ed home, all out of breath, just as her fa
ther was descending the steps in search of
her. . i
"O, father! fulher!" she exclaimed,
-'come into the house, quick, quick; I want
to-tell yeu something.'VAnd islie . heeded
iot the many questions showered upon her
by worried parents till she had told her
"And O, father! O, mother! if you cou'd
have seen where he lived. A poor, sick
m-in down in a cellar; inly think a damp
cellar for a sick man, a:id nothing hut a bed
of straw, and two little itrk children and
one boy crying for something to eat, and a
litllo buby that was half starved; and such a
poor, sick looking wife, aud only one chair.
O, the poor folks!
"And he would have it tint I was a Kttle
angel -and he told his wife so. But I told
him I wasn't, and I told her so; I was only
a little girl. But she kissed me over and
over again, aiul-said l was a lime angei.
Do I look like an angel, mother! Do let me
see," and she ran to a mirror. "Why, nr;
I look just what I am, a little girl. What
made them call me an angel! Do you know
lather! do you know mother!" But they
onlv clasped her in their nrm, and said:
"Little angel, little angel."
In tho parlor of Mr. W. there hangs an
exquisite painting a little girl is kneelinj
on the turf, hsr eyes raised to Heaven, and
her hands clasped in prayer.
"Is it a portruit!" asked a friend, gazing
long and earnestly upon it. For none can
look without emotion upon that pictured
face. . .
"May I ask of whom!" and he turned to
his host but was surprised to see the great
teare rolling down his cheeks.
"Thaf is the little angel." said a bright
eyed bey, who stood beside him. "Father
always calls it so." -
"And I call it so rightly," said the father
solemnly. "She was a little angelthe
angel that made me a man again. That
made your mother a happy wife; and you, a
little puny, sickly babe, tho bright, glad
bov you are."
Yes, thou wert an angel, sweet Isabel.
In Heaven thou art the little angel still.
Result or Stone-Throwino. Yesterday
afternoon the Coroner held a post-mortem
examination upon the body of a little girl,
named Vanderslice, who died Irom the ef
fects of a blow from a stone, thrown by a
boy some two weeks Bince, in the neighbor
hood of Washington and Second streets.
The unfortunate girl had been playing in
front of her parents' residence, when the
lad, who caused her death, came along and
attempted to take something from her hand.
Very naturally Bhe struggled to save her
toy. The boy them moved off some dis
tance and threatened to hit her with a stone
if she did not yield to the object of his cu
pidity. On refusing, he threw a stone and
struck her fairly on the forehead. , The in
jured child was taken to her home, where
she lingered until Sunday morning, when
death terminated her sufferings. Phila.
We have two questions to put to all can
did men. In the first place, did not both the
great political parties pledge themselves in
their conventions at uaitiinurs in j03 not,
to encourage or promote in any way what
ever the agitation of slavery! Inthe sec
ond place, did not the authors of the Ne
braska bill, the proposers of the repsal of
tho Missouri Compromise, know perfectly
well that the Missouri Compromise could
not be repealed without a renewed and tre
mendious agitation of the slavery question !
Lou. Jour. ... 5' .. f
Jenny LirrD.it is stited.has abandened a
series of engagements in Europe, lor which
she was to have realized 25,'l00, in conse
quence of the illness of her first born, over
whornhe prefers watching to getting
wealth,- -..-... .' .
- 03-The Siamese Twins are at Pittsburg
OHIO, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 6, 1851
Friday Evening, .tlarcli 31, 1931,
Gov. Ramsey.-Irwill be remembered
that chirge were' preferred against Alex.
Ramsey, late Governor of Minnesota, in re
lation to payments made lo Indians; end
that a committer was appointed by Cjngrre j
to investigate those charges.
A commission has been in sessun three
months at St. Paul" and have arrived at
the conclusion, that the conduct of Cover
not fisinsey was not only free from blame
but highly comu.cno'ttt li and meritorious.''
The committee say: ' .'
That provisltn was made inthe treaties
for tho payment of the debts due by the
Indians to the traders was known to every,
body conversant wifli the matter. It was
the subject of remark loth) Seuate, when
the bill making appropriations to carry the
treaties into elXetl Was ocder consideration;
i. .1 r , i ...
lur.as iiie committee are a.
ware, questions the propriety of
provision; nor can the) committee see
any impropriety n9w, either in the
provisions of "the treaties, or the m .n
ner in which thry were carried into effect
by Governor Ramsey.
Whereupon it was: .
Itrsolvcd, That the committee be discharg.
ed from the lurther consideration of the
subject, and that the accounts of Governor
Ramsey, growing out of the disbursement
of the funds referred to in (his report, be
settled by the proper department.
An Important Change in the Govern
ment's Customs System. The bill which
passed the Honse of Representatives on
Friday, to enlargo the bounded, warehouse
system, abolishes the government estajlish
ments, and allows private individuals to en.
ter into the business under proper gutid
and restrictions, to do so at will. Their
buildings must bo in all respects suitable,
nndonekey is to be in keeping of a cus
toms officer, the other being in that of the
private proprietor of the establishment, who
is authorized thus to hold goods under bund
awaiting sales ere the duties are paid, for
three years instead of for one, as at pres
ent. The risk from fire or other damage is
to be wholly that of the owner of the goods
and oftlie private bended warehousemen.
Advertising for a Wife; E. D. W.
Clifford, a young man, in Ind., who recent
ly advertised for a wife, says that he is
thoroughly convinced of the advantages of
advertising. He sayi he has received, in
answer to his advertisement, 794 letters,
thirteen daguerreotype likntssesses of la
dies, two gold finger rings, seventeen locks
of hair, one copy 'of Ik Marvit'e "Reveries
of a Hachelor," one thimble and two dozen
shirt buttons. He ought to be convinced.
KESDAiL'.,SM Lost. .Ai&oDg
the passengers on board Hi 5 ill-fated steam
er J. L. Avery, whiih was lost a short time
since on the M ssissippi river, was Mr. Ed
ward Kendall, the well known musician of
Bostcn. He lost all his ba;gage, including
his celebrated silver hugle. Several of his
band were also on board of the same boat.
A New MovejientAmono the Germans.
The Germin emigrants in Ohio and the
other Northwestern Stajjps are uuting in a
movement to form a General Union for the
cultivation of music nndfor physical and
mental culture. A convention to carry out
the object assembled , at Cincinnati last
Start 'em oFr, Gals Past 10 o'clock.
If you are a young ludythat has beaux re
member that you huve no right to encourage
the over frequency, of .their visits in any
house that is not your home or to dvote
much of your time nnd attention to-flirt-otion
with them Above all, avoid introdu
cing .to the family- of your e.itertainers,
young men whom they are likely in any re
spect to-disapprove. No stranger who has
the feeling nf a gentleman will maku a sec
ond visit to any house withsutan invitation
from the head of the family, and he should
take care that his visits shall not begin too
early, or continue too late. However de
lightful he may find the society of his lady
fair, he has no right to discommode the
family with whom she is slaying, by pro
longing his visits to an unreasonable hour.
If he seems inclined to do so, there is noth
iog amiss in his fair one herself hinting to
him that -it is post tsn o'clock. Also, there
seould be "a temperance" even in his morn
ing calls. It is rude in a young lady and
gentleman to monopolize one of the parlors
all forenoon even if they are really court
ingstill more if they are only pretending
to court, fir instance if they are sitting
close to each other an d whispering on sub
iects that might be discussed aloud before
the whole house, ana tamea across me
room. Ms Iesie. '
Great Men How Fallen! One day
some weeks ago, there were taken to the
tombs in New York, while in a state of
beastly intoxication, a lawyer,, who had
been somewhat distinguished in his profes
sions n. historian, the author of a standard
work,an editor, once talented, and of great
respectability-mid lastly a clergyman.a man
of refined manners and highly educated.
The lawyer was let off the nxt morning on
promiso of better behavior; t ie histoim
succeeded in getting his liberty t get
drunk again the morning following; the edi
tor was sent to the Alms House and the
cleargyinan, at the date of our information,
still remained in durance. What an exam
plo this of the levelling down pwsr of
strong drink 1 Truly it "spares
high nor the humble."
Daring Robber. The house of Mr.
John Howk of our village was broken open
0y robbers last night, and a chest stolen
from it, containing over $700 in gold, 880
in silver, and $260 in paper. Suspicion ie
en the track of some scoundrels, who are
prowling about here. - ' 1
p. S. Since tht above was written, the
chest has been found in the woods near this
place broken open. The pape money is
found, but the specie is missing.' Welling
ton Journal. -'' ''''
OrHon. K. S. Bingham, tale M. C... it
an independent anti-Nebraska democratic
candidate for Governor of Michigan.
OyThe population of San Frantcitco Is
eatimatt'd now at 500,000. .
Moro Mismuss. The Desert Newe
publishes a report from the Mormon mission
sries sent to Chine. They met with so .b
poor success that they returned to San
F rancisco after a few months" labor among
the Celestials. At Hong Kungthsy preach
ed in the street, and soon found that the
Chinese who could speak English had "no
time to talk religion." The Mormon books
were returned unread, and so tho missiona
ries returned th-inselves. From H ndoston
rep rts are alt i discouraging. From Cspe
ol Good Hope the report show considers
ble progreis. The missionaries to the
Sandwich Islinds also reprrt greet success.
The reports of the traveling elders to Utah
how general P'oso.ritv In settlement!.
crojjs, buying, manufactures, and spiritual
D?Ta Pumt Ellen .Jeeret a
aciory gin or lxwsn, 31 ass , was "Irighten
ed to death" in that city on Wednesd y eve
ning. She 1 -ft her boarding house in per
fect health, at 8 o'ctock.with another young
woman, to make some purchases, and on re
turning home she passed through a dark
passage Woy supposing that she was fol
lowed by come one, ran iih her companion
to her boarding house, and fell nearly dead
upon the sidewalk in front of the door. She
breathed but a few moments after being
carried into the bouse; end died of freight
from the effect of imagination, or from the
wanton foolishness of some inconsiderate
A Powerful Microscope. It is stated
that a Geimm, in Cincinna I, has invented
a microscope which has such an immense
magnifying power that by it the dust which
by contract with the wings of a butterfly
adheres to the finger, is shown to be a num
ber of feath rs, on which longitudinal and
transverie lines may be discovered. On a
very minute particle from the wing of a
mif'ge, measuring only the one five-hundredth
part of an inch, and only one-thousandth
of an inch tn breadth, the number
ef scales is found to be eighty-four thou
sand, which gives the enormous sum of
forty-two thousand millions to one square
The Tax Bill. The Tax Bill reported to
the Ohio House of Representatives by the
Finance Committee, is substantially the
former bill, without change except in the
1. It docs away wrth the exemption of
2.: It reneale the tenth and eleventh sec
tions of the law providing fur deductions on
moneys and credits."
3. Taxes leasehold interes's ss personal
ppFtjr, rttiir actual varue In money
4. r ixes a day certain, the - fuurth Mon
day of April, for listing all peisonal proper
ty except that of banl.s and- bankers and
other corporations, which are required to
report on the first Monday of May, annual
ly. The prone'ty tint is reported to the
assessor is fixed on the lourth Monday of
April, and that returneJ to the County Au
ditor on the first Monday of May.
5. It does awav with average estimates
of properly for taxation by merchants, bank
ers, .nnuui'acturers, &c.
6. It does uway wi h valuations by the
Assessor a. id fixes the terms of the oath of
the person listing property, with a view to
making the same less objectlonal to individ
uals who may be scrupulous in reference to
7. It permits county Treasurers to visit
the townships as required by the county
The Japan Expedition. Despatches
have been received from Commodore 'Perry
dated Hong Kong, January 2d." He was a.
bout to start in a short timionhis second
expedition to Japan. The squadron has nut
been recalled, as has been erroneously
stated. The East India squadron will be
reduced after its mission to Japan shall have
been performed, us the force in those seas
will then be larger than is necessery
John Howard Payne. The remains cf
the late John Howard Payne (the author of
"Home, Sweet Home,") are to be brought
to this country and placed in the Congress
ional burial-ground, and a suitable monu
ment erected te his memory at the expense
of the govornmrnt.
0C7We learn from" Washington that
there is a prospect tiat the famous Gadsden
treaty will be amended by the Senate in so
many important particulars as to make it
practically a new project. Instead of the
meandering line marked out by Mr. Gads
den, it is proposed to take the 31st parallel
as tho boundary, and follow it direct to the
Gulf of California, thus securing Us a port
and about 30 miles of coast therein; ..That
Santa Anna will agiee to tliis.tbtra. is no
doubt, he having, as we sutrtf iroaieiiino a
go, instructed Minister Alinoutiiiciiike an
arrangement to that effect--1yV''-S!iiS'f.
OOrlf you want to feel as flM-Synjt already under cultivation of that valuable
book in red cover and gold" 5&wl'i. fesculent." . "i , ' .
ever you see a pretty girl faJC'(Iovr-iiV' ihe R -
street, justrun and piak her ;'. , (KrThe Ssndusky Register thus refers to
it"yesterday, and have foltvfiiloClDVefi "ihe , personal appearance of tht great Ame-
1 1, - I : - t.-'VV.V IV i . I - I, 1
nnu lour-siory Happiness evor-iiivvr-:-i: v
(Kr-Lieut. Jerome. Napoltqn jjr
U. S. Rifles, was in New Orietfnw:,;,ii jli
20th inst. The Picayune ssye Eo'liroDrt'
! resorting to the theatre of war i
Q3" C. J. Daniel, of Bath, England; has
secured a patent for drying hay .and-Nnd-.
ing it into meal fer feeding cattle. 'j
OyA' whole township in Germany, that
of Enzelhoum, it is said, is preparing' to
leave together for America.
fjrBIajor Brice.U.S. Army, from New
Mexico, arrived at New Orleans . on tbe
20th Inst. , .
uCTThe mere apprehension of war has
cost England already, it is said 25,000,000,
at least ..'.' ; .
03Emigrants are passing through, Har
rieburg, Pa., daily on their way to the
HJ - j!!wusggaBaaTa!
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Tue War Spist is Ecaort Gen. Webb,
of the New York Courier, writes from Lon
don on the 7ih, that the Engliah much de
sire an expression of public opinion in Ame
rica against tho condu-1 of Rueaia, Lord
CLAREsnosj declaring that souli an expres
sion would be worth te the Peace of the
wor'd more than ber fleets and her armies
, Lord Pahnrrston emphatically gave his ap
proval of the eentiment, All hopes ol
peace are now. at en end, and Gen. W.
wrilrs: ' -
It would be idle to attempt any descrip
tie.i of the enthusiasm which pervades all
rinks in suppor- of this war. From the
Q,ncen upon her Throne, to the humblest
street sweeper in the rity, there exists but
one feeling and there is heard but one sen
timent. Whenever troops are sent forth,
the populace gather in teus of thousands;
and am. d prolo-igetf cheers and the wsving
of handkerchiefs-, yu see the multitude
rushing to the Irufftntf confectionory stands,
and literally buying everything thiy have
tkir sale ti frrce upon the acceptance f the
soldiers. Officers and soldiers are alike
seiznd by the hand by the begjar and the
burly ci.izen, and a "God speed you" otter
ed with a sincerity, refreshing to tbe best
feelingsof our nature. And tho dirtiest
street sweeper has the hand of tbe guards
man of the saloons as freely and frankly
placed in his brawny fist, as if it were ex
tended to receive the gentle pressure of the
Belle of the drawing-room. Tbe Queen
has sent forth h"r Guards and her House
hold Troops; and she and Prince Albert
always review and take leave of them.
One of the Battalions left at the early hour
of seven a few id .ya since, and when they
passed Buckingham Palace, thera was the
Queen on the balcony to send thera ferl'u
with her good wishes and her parting adieu.
She told thera that she sent ber Guards to a
foreign land on this occasion, not to fight
the battles of England or of France, but in
behalf of civilization, and in the cause of
justice, of mercy and of peace, and she ex
horted them not on'y in the name of Eng
land, but in behalf of the civilized world,
nobly to do their duty. Never was any
measure so popular in England as in this
war;and now that the Chancellor of the Ex
chequer has brought forth his budget, all
parties are expressing their astonishment
that there will be so small an increase of
the income tax. Be the war long or short,
its expenses will be borne by a tax on in
comes; and I have never yet met the man
ho is not perfectly willing to submit to an
income tax of ten per cent lylht of all his
In France there does not exist the same
enthusiasm a here; but even there tbe war
is exceedingly popular. The world never
before witnessed such gigantic preparations
fur war as are now being made here and in
France; and the fleets of these two great
Powers iu efficiency and numbers, will ex
ceed all previous armaments of the kind.
And when France and Lngland after cen
turies of hostile feeling, are found actin in
concert on the Land and on th ; Water .there
will be aroused a spirit of emulation and en-
-4-lUuai.am wnich will-reader them' srcsvKfeci
The Whio Party. In replying to the
assertion of a Virginia paper, that "the
Whig party of the North has ceased to ex
ist," the Albany Rtgitttr truthfully says:
It is a great folly to suppose that the Whig
party at the North has ceased tu exist. It
is stronger tn-day than it has been for years,
in this State, nt least. This Nebraska move
ment has healed the breach, that existed in
its ranks. It has removed the causes of dis
sension, and it is moving in a more solid and
compact column, now than it has done for
years. The proposition to repeal tti-" com
promise of 18l'0, has done more to build up
the Whig party than coulJ the ordinary er
rors of-its opponents, do in a decude Were
we to look only at tbe growth and Arength
ef that party, in th s Stale, or in the whole
Nor h, were we t overlook the great moral
as well as political wrong perpetrated by
Sen 'tor Douglas and the Administration, in
their efforts to 'extend the institution of
SUveiy nt the expanse of a solemn com
pact, we should thank them for their course.
They have not on'y made the Whig party a
unit, but they have divided their own sup
ported, an t given thousands upon thousands
ol recruits to the Whig ranks-
NTj man need trouble himself about an ep
itaph for the "Whig pirty at the North."
It is neither dead nor "absorbed " It is
full of henlthy .vigorous life, with high hopes
and great promises for its future.
The Potato Chop in Ibeland. The
Irish journals all speak of extensive pre
par.tions making on ihe part of the furmers
for the potato crop. The Cork Constitution
"Encouraged by the high prices at pres
ent obtained for potatoes, and the success
which attended their cultivation last year,
furmers are preparing extensive crops of this
esculent. Never since the memorable
blit'ht in 1844 has there been sa extensive
and so early a growth of potatoes as during
. i - . - . v
llie present year
The Tralee Chronicle also says: . ,
"For many year?, at eo early a period of
the spring, to extensive preparations for the
tilling of tho potato have not taken place
as at present in the sou'hern ports of this
country. All . along the coasi from Ken-
mare to Cahirciveen a large extent of land.
rlcan traveler, Baynrd Taylor:
When the audience looked upon Mr.
Ttylor, they beheld a perfect impersonotion
of a "splendid" man. with a bead on his
shoulders which might serve as a model for
Cauova: He is of a tall and Very erect
fnune. with a chest and limbs that
him un tUhlete Dnely fitted to endore ony
extreme of climate and capable of coping
with any emergancy. His, expressive fea
tures art set off with a handsome beard and
moustache, which, worn with good taste,
how how much thev add to man's beauty
as well as to" his comfort. His style of
spesking fs not marked with action rather
with repose; but his Voire is richly attuned,
and his words fall so full and sonorous from
phis lips aa to tasten the slightest eynaoit
on the bearers attention, nis lecmre, m
stylo, wasclosely written; and we venture
to say, that, If given in tho vocabularity and
rhetoric of ordinary speakers, it would have
occupied, at least, three hours in delivery.
Yet it was pot barren ot oeeuiy ; an ""
ing impression made upon tho minds of his
hearers BhOWS tnai ll wee . ouni
WHOLE NO 148S
1 he Sabsath The origin of the Sab
bath forbids us te regard It as a Jewish 'ntt
tution that ceased to be ebligalory with t.i .
abrogation of the Levhical services. -It ie .
distinctly given ss an ordinance of God ts
the first father of oor race; it is plainly re.,
ferred to in the mention of the week as a
measure of time in all the sacred narrative;
and before the giving jai lit itaauau. gjnnlx
the manna did ne! fall nporl the seventh -day,
and tbe people were rebuked for
attempting to find it. Add to these thoughts
the important facts the', the Sabbath ia en
joined among tbe (en commandments and
that no portion of the ten commandment" was .,
annulled wheat the Jewish law ceased io
bind believsrs;that the Sabbath Js as needful
in one eg as another, and indeed more
needful to sinful ntaa than to 'anfatlen Ad.
am, and the conclusion eems plait, that
the Sabbath Wat designed for man at a race
tnd to extend its duties its St bleesings to -every
land and time.
The change ef the Sabbath from tha
seventh day of tbe week, It sufficiently ac
counted for, by the important fact that en
ihe Christian Sabbath the Lord Jesut Christ
arose from the dead; and It Sufficiently jus
tified by the practice of the early church.whn
met for their worship opsn the first day of
the week; who received upon that day sa
large a bleseing se the outpouring of theSpIr
it at Pentecost; and who gave to it tho
name of the Lord's day.
What an interesting institution this Is
then when viewed In this light; that from
the days of Adsm in innocence there hat
been thit weekly tervice in all ages; the de- '
light of pious minds; That Abet and Abra
ham and Moses and Isaiah rejoiced te keep-
in memory the great work of creation; that
Peter.and John, and Psul.and Augustine re
joiced to remember the greater work of re
demption; and that te them alt and to every
faithful follower in their lootsteps.tbe earthly
sabbath was designed aa i 'type of an eternal
sasaaa" H III
Forgiveness. It it a very great mistake'
te suppose that the forgiveness of a wrong
implies any approbation of bit conduct, who .
did the wrong. The very reverse it pltt' ly
true. For if my neighbor has done me net
wrong, I have nothing te forgive; U is there
fore only towards one whom I regaid at ao
offender, that I can exercise forgiveness,-
The excellence of this virtue is greatest,
when tbe wrong done it most flagrant end
our tense of injustice most keen. It is
surely no proof that God approves f ouf
sins when he for jives them. - It ir the' Very -tiarf
f Drrme-forjWeneesthat it is exer-"
cised towards tho unworthy. Let every
man abhor injustice and frown upon wrong;
this it at it should be. Bnt let every mas
also exercise that epir it of forgiveness which
loves the offender with true benevolence
wh Ie it hates the offence and which frowna
upon ainjwhile ever ready to do good to that
Six Wonders. An old divine says',
"when I get to beaven I shall see threat
wonders there: first, many wilt be there t
did not expect to see; second, - wany wifl
not be there I did expect to see; and the
greatest wonder will be to find myself
there." . . .
A modern missionary of great ability tnd
usefulness says, "I also have teen three
wondert: first many men of great talents da
great wealth and "great opportunities doing
nothing for the cause of God; next, many
humble and despised persons,. Whose hearts)
were right, doing wonders; and the greatest
wonder of all is to find one so-humble at
myself to be at alt useful tn the work. .
Expenses or Religion. A christian gen -tlrman,
when blamW by his commercial
partner for his liberality, mado thit reply'
Your foxhounds cost more in one year, than)
my religion ever cost in two. -Certain it is?
the religious expenses of tht community are
the least lavish.
The Old Mab.-Bow low the head, boy; id
reverence U the old man. Once like yov,
the vicieitudes of life have silvered the hair,
and changed the round merry face to thai
worn visage before yon. Once that heart
beat with aspirations coequal to that you1
have felt; aspirations crushed by disappoint- '
mnnt. as voura are nerhoos destined to b.
Once that form stalked proudly through thsf
,y iCenes of pleasure, the beau Mre! of
i .. t j ..r t:.- it,., ... i.-r-
grace; now tlie hand ot i line that winters
the flower of yesterday hat warped that fig'
f .. end destroyed Ihe noble carriage. Once
at your age, he possessed the thousand
thoughts that pass through your bfaln, noW
wishing to accomplish deeds 'worthy of e)
nook in fame, anon imagining life a dmm(
that the sooner he awokt from the better
But he has lived tht dream very hear
through. The time to awake U very near a
hand; yet his eye ever kindles tt old deeds
of daring, and tht hand takee a firmer grasp'
of the staff. Bow lew the head, toy. as
you would in your old age b reverenced. . 4
Horrible Practice Two clerks;tasl:
week were publicly whipptdin the market,
place at Chat lesion, S. for ttealing front;
their employees. They wert tentenced to
receiVe thirty-nine lashes, whii-Ji were to bo
,n;,.l thra different timeiund at euoh
I intervals tkat the wounds cauaed by the
first should bo healed before the second pnn-
ishment, and so of the third. At the first
whipping, these onhsppy victims of the bar
barism of the middle eges, after suffering
twenty stroke-, fell bleeding and' fainting.;
and were carried back to jail. Ten thou-
sand persons beheld thit horrible tpeotaele. -
(r In low life, before marriage, the marl j
is very much struck vilk tht woman, and
afterwards tho woman is very jnuch struck
Ay the man-showing "stikief ',r
lion of tho two prepositions rwfth nd ,
-by." :' - : '
SoUTDDE Zimmerman was p'
-u. ..j R.hinann Crusoe diiTnt
? u. well off. Solitude hat charm
What is mors tncnanting than being alone--with
thr"hobjct of your affections!! .