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VOLUME 2?NO. }7. ABBEVILLE C. H., SOUTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 2, 1854. . WHOLE NUMBER
11 'I 111 "
POETRY.
Where Beet mmf be found.
Tell me, ye winged winds,
That round jmy pathway roar,
Do ye not know some spot
Where mortals weep no more!
"Some lone and pleasant dell,
Some valley in the West,
' ytfbff. -free from toll and pain,
?Wk;jreftry soul may rc*tf '
**i)o w wiads softened in a whisper low,
And sighed for pity, U they answered?"No T
Tell me, thati mighty -deep,
Whose billows round me play,
<Know'*t thoa some favored spot.
Some island far away,
Where wretched man may find
The bliss for %liich he sighs f
Where sorrow never lives,
m% And friendehjp never dies.?
THp ' "
. MVW,
l'aused as they passed, and answered?"NoI"
f
And thou, -snrenedt moon,
Thrft with ?uoh<lioly face
Dost look upon the earth,
As sleep in night's embrace?
Tell me, iu all thy rounds,
(Host tlion not seen some spot
Whet*, miserable man
Might find a happier lot!
Behind ft cloud the moon withdrew in wo.
And jt sweet, sad voice responded?"Not"
T?1I tee, my secret soul,
01 tell me, Hope and Faith,
Is there no- resting-place
From sorrow, sip, and death ?
? Is there no happy spot
' VI.KM ~? i-- i-i j
.. hu*v >uvivmid (unj aro uicoocu,
Where grief may find a balm,
And weariness a reet I
Faith", Hope, and Love, b?et boons to mortals
given,
"Waved their bright wings and whispered?
, , - "Reetin bearsn 1" . ~ ?
tV MIBOraJiANT.
My Fizvt Visit to an Ouera Mm
** ""w' ; quera.de. "
'" if the reader will pjromiaeuot to laugh
I will give him the story of my first viet to
no opera masquerade. I had came to London
from Manchester by coach, having several
orders to take, and wishing personally,
to see f^ter our agents, besides muring
aboS^tWO thousand pounds to receive on
aocajmt-of our firm.? Well, yon must know
fcbat-we hadonly one inside passenger beft&fc'tpydir,
who appeared a discreet, proper
faan, and rather gave me to underte
was a clergy man.?Somehow
&?* *?bj, i!?e-oottver.^turood
on my affairs, when I told him exactfe
what, I was coming up about; and in<dd$a
m produced one or two of the bills I
had itf tny pocket-book, as he offered to tell
the drapers and acceptors were
y wh<#c Aey lived, and all other idfort
oration relative to them. We had a very
phsasatt journey, sod I was quite dwappointcdwben
my friend got o?t jttet before we
London, as I was much pleased with
him, and anxious to re#cw our aoquaintance.
4 iro^nunatety Rgrrod?not that I approve
"of -gech things, but merely las a matter of
bnjyjjg>ft|a7 to meet that evening at the opera
masquerade. Nay, don't start?I merely
conftentd to go there to receive a considerable,
order the gentleman offered to procure
forjne, and give me there. I accordingly
fi up about twelve o'clock at night, for I
nt bed directly I arrived in Charing?*,
and walked from ray hotel to the opehouae..
Oh 1 Midi * scene, such a confbaioci,
?ueh a hurfey-burk?y, I never beheld.
fikoD-bovt aoincr the lediur (uhinnahW nf
SfwJedJ"punhing, Jmeering, joet.
All, inehort, seenicd to haveforay
clegBint looking femwle came
.v SUe mm eloftely mwked, but
Mimcr of he* htads I i**r the
Mjjfi***** of her domino,
^^^^yetsta lose to Jicwant.
It was about twelve o'clock the following
day when I awoke. I found myself in a
very handsome room, my bead still confused
from ray orgi of the preoeoding night, and
? l J --- T T il
iViK R1U1 UUUIIU U|/. iniUJVUU IA3II, Mill
learned to my great surprise that I was still
in the hotel where I had supped; and that
just as I had apparently coucluded that
meal, 1 had be?n taken with a fit or somniferous
attack of such determined obstinacy
thrft, theagfc a snrgoon had been sent for
and hied me, it had been deemed advisable
toTiave me removed instantly to bed. The
waiter now congratulated me on my recovery.
"" And the lady f demanded I, Teraembering
my companion of the Inst eveuing.
tt0h, sir, 8k c was in great distress.?8he
1.1J L. L
tuiu uoone wjp your niece; and said she
would call before nine this morning to ask
after your health."
"Did-dhe'flo so
"Oh "Lord, yes, sir. She was here by
eight o'clock, and took away a bundle with
her; and then she came again about an hour
ago, and brought some things back with
her. She said it was linen, and as she was
so nearly related to you we allowed her to
do BO."
My first thought was that I had been robbed.
I jutnj r directly, but found ray
tilings just as 1 had left them the night before.
My pocket book still remained in my
breastpocket} my purse was untouched in
my waistcoat. So I dismissed the waiter
and began to dress myself?sorely puzzled
at the charming creature who had evidently
r_u? t- i? ??
j Miiicu in iwtj wiui me.
I now desoended, pud my bill, and, leaving
my address in -case she should call, repaired
to my hotdl ia Charing-croes. A rrived
at the bar, though I felt foolish at
having slept out, 1 Wdly asked for my key.
M Your key, sir I"
M Yea, the key of my "room, No. 16."
"Ha, sir" said the landlady," we have
given it to a family since you left this morning."
I stared with astonishment, rsnd began to
think every one in London out of their
senses.
w What then have you done with my port
nytntfcau and my luggage?"
fttio woman seemed surprised in her turn.
M You look 'ein with you,didn't you!"
"Not L"
M Here, Jolin,H cried the landlady, u didn't
this gentleman take his luggage away with
him this morning when he left the house ! "
The husband came forward, and glancing
susnectingly at me, as if I were come to
make a claim for goods I already possessed,
replied rather angrily in tie affirmative,
it ua.t j- ?_
?? um uu you mean my good man!" |
?id L M V\'Z EC* heen in 70ar tot??9 ??uee
last night."
" Ah, ah sir; that's a good un, however.
You are joking, air."
- *Not L? ,
" Well, thatpasoesall. Why, Jim,"turning
to a waiter, "you called a coach for this
gentleman about niqe o'clock this morning,
didn't you! And you, Silly, received bis
bilL Why, air, what a abort memory you
must have. Don*t you remember you told
e* ?-t ?
uk> your name was oiduq omiui, ana tost
you were going down to Manchester by the
Higflyer?"
u My name is certainly Smith Smith, but
yon are dreaming when you say I have conversed
with you this morning.
" Deuce a bit; it's you ti^t are dreaming.
Why, Td know the cut of your coat out of
a thousand. You showed me your pocketbook;
it's an old black morocco one. You
carried it in your breast-pocket; and paid
me out of your purse, wbich by-tbe-by, I
remember as being made of blue and pearl.
Do look and see if I am right or not!* It
was ttanecessary. He had but too well described
the contents of rojr pockets.
"Besides, sir, your face, your squint, your
stiff arm: I couldn't be mistaken; and the
bills yon showed me 700 were going to receive
at Count's, Drummond's and other
bank*."
P" I instantly pulled oat my pocket-book.
The biQs were gone: and I rushed from the
bouse, and jumping into a hackney ooaeh.
Every bill had been presented, and paid; and
whst wnratSU worse, ever* cashier sod clerk
had solemnly declared that they bad paid ]
ummoaajiomm. Aiasi alas! wbat was
lobe done! I went to the polioe. They
promised to look out for the thievsa, and
laughed at tny simplicity when I ventured
to assert that I thought it could not be so
gentlemanly a man as he with whom I had
traveled ; cor could so etniable a lady as the
one I had met at the opera-borise hate had,
any hand in H. To tbe?e two persons ha*-,
' '
f i-. 7 i ' 'V . *
IjT- ?
Strange Lif? of a Mnrderer.
A writer in the Thomasville Watchma
fives the following singular biography t
ainea Hightower, recently convicted c
manslaughter in that county. Three yeai
I in A Hunoann i? ?1?* 1 - "
?, ? -uvuu.g w nuu ue ou ec
dured:
u About twenty-one yean hco a younj
lady of this section of country, belonging t
a respectable family, became the victim c
a vile seducer; the fruit was a boy, who i
thesubjsct.of our narrative. Her tnothei
as is the case usually, married a man ofkr*
breeding, and in adverse circumstanoet
consequently l>er?on was destined to re
ceive but a limited share of education or o
moral training. At a tender age^ his char
acter was peculiar, and in aotiSe respect
W'*"*
v.Uav>uiimi}. ?iion uuijr seven years olt
he was attending a sugar-cane mill; b\
some means his left hand and arm wen
crushed, by which incident he forever los
the use of his hand. At the age of tet
years he was bitten by a ratle-snake; being
nearly alone on the place, he had to call tc
aid all the presence of mind of which )u
was master. Fortunately he used the prop
er antidote, and thereby saved bis life, lr
the short space of a few months he wat
again bitten by one of the same species o
reptiles; by pursuing the same course a;
heretofore he was again rescued from tin
jaws of death.
Between the age of twelve and fourteer
be made several attempts to take the life ol
bis step-fatlier, which shows that ho would
not be imposed on. About that age he alsc
snapped, several times, a loaded musket at f
neighbor. When fourteen years old, he was
knocked down by lightning, and did not recover
for some time. At the age of sixteen
he was attacked while hunting in the woods
by a very large panther. The panther soon
tore him down, lie exhibited great presence
of mind by feigning death. The panther
then carried him into the swamp, covered
him ud with sticks and otam nftoi
which he took bis leave in search of more
prey. Our hero, after the panther's departure,
arose and made his escape homo. He
was badly torn?two of his jaw teeth were
bitten out, and many wounds were inflicted,
But be was not thus to die, for he soon
recovered, and very soon after his recovery
gave his step-father a severe whipping and
left him. Excepting another slight shock
by lightning, his path was smooth, until
nineteen, wTicn he became enamored of a
young lady. Though figuring in a higher
sphere, bis superior'in intellect and family,
yet she was smitten by the boy of misfor
tune, and resolved to marry him, notwithstanding
the opposition of her relatives, who
mode severo tureats against c'J* hero. Bui
what cared ue, wl?9 successfully battled
against rattlesnakes, panthers, and even the
high power of heaven, for the threats ol
man? Nothing dauuted, he continued to
urge his claims, and after finding all his efforts
tor a compromise unavailing, he com
menoed a determined course. Re procured
his license/pUttjOl * magistrate ate convenient
point 10 the woods, sad proceeded him'
self on foot, to the bouse that sheltered liei
whom he loved, secretly forced the door o
her chamber, and conducted her about fiw
miles through the woods to the plaoe ci
rendezvous.
Before arriving at the place upon whicl
the bymenial altar had been temporarily
erected, illuminated by the blaze of light
wood knots and die pale rays'of the moot
_1 L * It - I f- #
oiune, our iiero leu idio ms lonner pmuro
bad luck, for be was bitten by a moocaair
snake; but be was too well used to tnak<
bites to suffer that occurrence to retard bt
progress at such a momentous orins, aw
like a brave a*d undaunted boy pursued hi
course, and, in accordance with fab antici
patbns, was lawfully married, about twelr.
or one o'clock at night. His moooasin bit
did not keep him long in bed, for 1m tfaei
poesemed a nnree of unceasing attention.?
After final recovery, he carried hk wife t*
the home he had provided for tor, bopinj
that hU cap of misfortune ?<a now foil
and that he would then enjoy that bliss at
tending a married life.
I D*.4 La ' ? J i.? 1 * - ? - M _ x . .
wit in warn inn uounw toag to opjo'
that repose which he so much sought. H
boob became entangled la a qtfaftel witl
one Mr. Wbeeler. The result *? Wheele
was killed, aud our hero, after a regular tru
m acoort of justice, was convicted of man
slaughter; and now, at the age of twentj
bus gene, leaving his wife, his anticipate
babe, and his sweet home, t6 the pemteotii
iy, tMra to be incarcerated wtthib its 4m
msl walk for the apace of three
m&Wm tomf-m*
4*a contemplate his past JHe, &nd not mj
urely be i*?b?i child M mkfertuael Hi
his miifcrtanfts ended f Aha, who can tell
The dark curtain of fatntftr *m&M ib
rut of hi? : .. .. ^
ffT i ,r J .
lit; ... *fln
A Free Negro Community.
n Richard Randolph, eldest brother of John
>f Randolph, of Roanoke, died in the year
>f 1796 at "Biiarre," the name of the large
s estate bequeathed him by his father, John
i- Randolph, Sr., and lying on the head waters
of the Appomattox river, near the town of
? Farmville, Va. He is represented to have
D lw>?n a mm of - r?*
? ...... v. uncuio ncurueiy Ulterior 10
?f those of lii? celebrated brother, and of extraa
ordinary goodness of character. Entertain"?
ing the opinion, then general in the South,
f and especially in Virginia, that slavery was
i, a curse alike to master and to servant, Mr.
!- R. liberated his slaves by will, and made
f ample provision of their maintenance. Owing
to pecuniary embarrassments, the proB
visious of the will were not carried into
1 execution, until fifteen years afterwards, and
f not until many of the slaves had been sold
s to liquidate the heavy mortgages which rcstt
ed'lipon the estate. About 1811, John
? Randolp. who had assumed the rnanagemcnt
of his brother's affaire, removed to the
> county of Charlotte, and the negroes, van
' ousiy estimated at trom one hundred to one
hundred and thirty in number, entered upon
the enjoyment of their freedom.
> A portion of the Bizarre estate, consisting
f of 1'iree hundred and fifty, (some say five
> hundred) acres, partially cleared, well tim5
bored, afid well watered, was divided into
sections of fifty and twenty-five acres, and
> upon these sections the various fumilie*, nef
cording to the number and age of the indiI
viduals composing them, were settled?those
> having aged and' infirm parents to support,
> rec?iveu more, ana tnose not having these
? encumbrances, less land. All were provided
with means to build themselves bouses, and
witb agricultural implements to till the soil.
> Fairly settled in the land of promise?the
i Canaan to which they had looked so long
ingly for fifteen years?they gave it the
name of " Israel Hill"?an appellation which
- explains the sanguine anticipations and re'
ligious tone which guided them to its choice.
No doultt'iiicy looked forward to the time 1
- when Israel Hill should be a thriving and
> populous village?city set upon an hill"
? ?shining gloriously to the eyes of their
. brethren in bondage, as did the Delectable
i mountains to Bunyau's Pilgrim.
Here, then, they were loft to work out
I llieir dostinv. nnd (horo !n<1nn^ if ???
J , ? VJ MIMVVU) It W?CI, 11
: was to have been expected that the African
! would thrive and prosper, and fulfil the ex>
pcctations which prompted his noble master
to set them free. The conditions of the exi
periment were pre-eminently favorable for
the manumitted?and the elements of success
surrounding them numerous,?and such
> as can never again be brought to bear upon
; them in any future experiments. They were
11 the choice servants of one of the most arisi
toeffitre, 'iUHJanc, and cultivated families in
f the State?reserved from sale because of
> the excellence of their dispositions, their fi
delity and their industry. They had onioyed
the advantage of association with inteuiirent
[ whites; they were taught the principles of
> ft?Ohtinim B?H|hii. >'Hwy wn Iwuned
to habits of labor, sod were settled upon ferr
tilHand in atemperate climate. Fuel and '
f water were abundant They were surround>
ed by kindly disposed neighbors, who gaYe
f them employment at harvest and at many
other times during the year, whe ministered
k to their wants in sickness, and who gave
r them advice in matters of business. And
more than all, they were not brought into
i competition with white labor?the bane of
f the African who settles in the free States.
1 Under these propitious circumstances it
was reasonable to expect that the little coloI'
no WntlM kfiva mama a?v 4a at- ? a I
..j ..v_n> iniiv VII %V JJ11WJIW-"UHIl
I this miniature Liberia would have become
8 richvjW>pulou8, fertile?the parent of other
- coKrnie* to the free States?that the ayatem
s of jx>rcol culture would have made every
8 incn of the soil productive?-that Israel Hill
? would Wo beooroo a handsome village,
r surrounded with orchards and gardens, aud
J sheltered by luxuriant shade trees. The
X philanthropist who shared the opinions and
I* the hopes of Richard Randolph would
- have expected to bear in this village
the sound of the hammer, the saw, (he
f plane, the church going bell?the evidences
e of thrift, of industry, and of good morals.
J tbe <>Tperim<intMic<*6dcd!
E WwnkJIi ^ Soullwd? riatfrpad
A P^j1,TOO?h tbec?0tr?of IwKrf Bill,withZ
0?t ^ng ?*we of Its presence. The few
' lavZnSik bnt* wbioh constitute tbe village,
* WlwfrftttrtcUv?enough to jeCuafiLpSJ
- tiori for more than a rnoroeut, and U pE*
? IRW11J VI Wi I U\|U W OJBUIW*
Igggjjgji
, if W>?-? ,* 4 " * ?" . :j<
TmrnmnniTiVi i
of number, tlicy lmvo decreased; and it is 1
tlie opifii<Jh of all who havo looked into the ]
matter, that disease will eventually exter- 1
minute them. ]
In 1850, it is said they numbered about t
as many as were originally liberated?say <
130 : and now in 1854, they are generally ^
supposed to number 100, or less; some t
have placed them as low as 85. In conse- f
quence of their vicious habits, many of the t
women are barren; the' children, as before. ?
ntated, poisoned from their birth. Hence, 1
it may du readily believed that the average c
yearly mortality among them is equal to n
that of Farmville?a place more than ten i<
times as populous?and some years it is t?
much greater. With the indololence and
improvidence characteristic of their race,
they have wantonly destroyed their wood- e
lands; have exhausted their soil by unsys- a
tcmatic and improper culture ; have suffered F
their houses and enclosures to decay ; have ti
contented themseives with the production of h
the bare necessaries of existence ; and have
as yet given no evidence that the germs of ^
progress or improvement ever existed in e
their unhappy natures. The money derived
irom me saio 01 tueir crops is invested in "
whisky; and tho ill-gotton gains of booty c
purloined from tho neighbpring gentry is c
expended in tho samo way.;* They grow no- \
thing except Indian Corn and Tobacco, with >
a few Potatoes and Peas; these scauty crop* *
maintain a doubtful contest with the crab c
grass, carrot weed, briars, and other ill-fa- <
vored products 'of an impoverished soil. '
These spring luxuriantly around their cabiu ^
doore. Wheat they never grow. The idea *
of planting an orchard, a vegetable or flow- r
er garden, seems never to have entered their 1
heads. Nothing like a system, order, pru- t
dence, economy or forecast is perceptible '
among them. It would be silly to talk of J
refinement in connectiou with such a nno- r
pie. a
Idle, dishonest, drunken, profligate, it is r
not to be wondered tlint this community r
should be the theatre of scenes of destitu- u
tion, disorder, immorality, and crime, suffi- v
eient to cause the bones of the good Randolph
to turn iu his grave, and such as to .
call for the frequent interposition of the
neighboring planters, and not unfrequcntly c
that of the country authorities. Thus we n
hear in one case of two sisters, one of whom v
makes a midnight foray into tho corn patch Id
of the other, and pulls up the entire crop by
the roots. In another, we are told of an fi
old woman starving to death, and in anoth- f
-f - .!.LI_ - -
ci ui u HicKiy, poor creature placed under "
tlie charge of a drunken woman who goes c
to town to buy whisky, leaving her charge 11
to die of sheer neglect Reports of broils "
and battles are common; scarcely a day 0
E asses without some of the adjacent farmers *
eing.called in to interfere in oehajfof some :
of the oppressed inhabitants of this wretch- "
ed community. But yesterday two of the ?
IsraelitisU women came to the house where
the writer of lbi? Wticte fe sojourning, to 8
lodge a complaint against a fugitive slave ?
who wa# harbored in the Hill,- and who had '!
suddenly nubed upon them, threatening to 1
cut off their heads with a scythe blade *
which he held in his uplifted hand.
Such is a familiarly drawn picture of Is- b
rael Hill in 1854, after more than forty
years of freedom, and such are $ome of the %
disastrous consequences of an impolitic and "
unwise philanthropy. Had these people v
remained slave*, who can doubt but that 0-1
their destiny in this life, and perhaps in the ?
life to come, would have been far different, "
far happier? The humiliating results of ?
the well intended benevolence of Kichard "
Randolph, arc fraught with no salutary les- *
son for the negrophilist; but they may "
serve to confirm the intelligent slaveholder ; ?
to warn the inexperienced advocates of
emancipation; and to rebuke the many who c
hake with laughter at the idea of a repub- ?
lie in France, yet believe in the capacity of jj
the negro for the enjoyment of republican
freedom. ^ J
I Oan% wnfl m Try. a
44Icau't!?it is impossible!" said a foiled (
t; i ? ? 1 u'*? - ?
jieuwnantio Alexander. -xvegonej snouiea o
the conquering Macedonian, in reply? t!
" there is notb i ng i mpossi b!e to bimwho will a
try:" and to mate good bis words, the e
haughty warrior, nOt yet come to weep bo- <
cause there were 110 more worlds to subdue, I
charged with a phalanx the rock-crested (
fortress that had defied his timid subaltern, 1
and the foe Were swept down as with the ?
besom of destruction. eanf said a ]
daring scalptiofrto the same warrior, "hew t
Mount AtJioa into a statue of Alexander;" l
and so, doubtless he oould,.bpt the Mace- t
doo?Mu aati?fied with h? faith and will, put i
him not further to the test, ' ?
' Th?re irabeauUfbl and instructive story f
.
- - I Sis , *;
leap Instinctively, at every obj^cle,'i?idk
[>eril, the battle is already tnottJ thanb&if
?ron. Fortune smiles on snob, for they coto- .
lei her. " I'll try t"?that motto has spurted
ho discoverers of hemisphere#, and the foup*
lerR ftf nofinna Tlio* ",A"~ 1 ~
1UVHV UIA vrun IO0 r
victory on the tented field, gathered nam in
he desert, plucked down laurel Wl bay's,
rom the close grasp of fame, and ho all paths ,
hat are travelled by heroism, civilization
iad freedom, made memorable conquest#;
Che adventureiAjiroling lhe gloW, likfe the.
ontestant for the poorest smile of beauty,
accomplishes trinmpli only by trial. Trial*
i the crumble from whence all things beauiful
and brave issue.
We have no patiefice "with dan% partieklirly
the " I" sort. It is a cheap, shuffling
rc.iisfl for vrmnmlnitiir nnit <1ninnf nntlii../.
--- {-,??ftj ?- -?"6
t all. 44 I'll try is the model man, accomplishing
everything. Even if he fails at
imes, attempting too much, he loses _no
onor. What can bo done he'll dp?c-Ut
iordion knob?, and solve the riddles of the
Iphynx. 44 I'll try 1"?make that the earnst
motto, and no man shtdl lack triumph. '
There arc just two-classes of mankind
?the 441 can'ts" and the 44 I'll tfys." The
?ne lead, rule, possess?-the other, follow,
ibey, and possess not. The one are timid,
die, shiftlefcs?the other brave, active, vig
mm., una energetic, l no one liaVe their
ield choked with weeds and tares?tbe
>ther harvest the fairest fruit arid grain. The
me wish?the other win. Tile one expect
ortune?the other deserve and have it.
riie "I Cfku'ts" are abundant. Your gay
kliss is one of them ; she can't do what ner
nother has done; foK some reason of diglity*
pride or sloth. Your young, fastMaser,
is une of thein; he can't do as his
utlier hns done; for he scorns old industry
md prudence, and the virtues generally. The
nan of vice can't reform because he woftt,
,nd the cheat can't bur honest for the same
eason. A false, knavish, or miserable whi
ling " I can't," lies at tbe bottom of most failires.
Men can do very nearly What they
rill, if tliey only try.?N. x. Miroor.
New Cure for StamiMxfaig.
Tho last number of the Scientific Amerian
contains quite a long artHjU on Batefe
pMratue consisting of14 aoelt, intended to be
voirn around tho neck after the manner of a
lock, with a view to orefiftura on thn orfoitio.
J5j,he ac-fit of the difficulty With respect to
guttural sounds." By means of 4 screw
md a pad, the glottis is acted oil bo as to al- .
ow a free passage for the air. Ji. thin tube
?f gold or silver, attached to th'tftoof of the
uouth by a gun^elastie spring, is atsb worn
?one end opening against thq 'tefetn And .the
ither extending Dack\Vard&. The usepf thia
ube is to "carry off the breath* whidi would
K5 converted in ita absence^ into & ephsmod3
lingual sound." There 1*3 yot another intruinent?"a
Bra all ttibfaftHc disk, Convex oh
^. V. mlA*.o o?J I.?I1 T_
vvu uiv*v? muv4 uyuuwi Hi Of QUO
f the expired breath to it* caVity, irb^ln
ja periphery ^. there is another aperture for
he egress of the .breath from itfcavity into
little ?lraighfc tube* which o<rfPdy$w#6ia
le cavity of the tUotJtb., Thfcl/iilihrumeBt
as reference to the labiu sotttidS." 'V 'v
Professor Dunglison andaDther' medical
entlenien are said to have ^ndrieondedvtfry
ivorable opinions on the merits of tfei$: $1ontion.
If it should proVe reliable, ii mil
ertainly be a most Welcome thing to-scores
f sufferers from thia Jxuoful itiSrtnjty^/We
ave no doubt that .mechanical aids to tfm
rgatis of speech inay ipeas?|wWy? ?nd ^eratlS
altoaftthflr. nnntrnl (Via JlfflfMltn. ' TK?
1 o??-.-? -- ? ??"/>
rorst cases of it that we haveever seenjpave
?ftn greatly improved by the pitfflftt'; lodgement
of the breath.. At one *
Jomstock, of Philadeljij^ was fify .
earful in elocationizingvmitiinerere into
lever spea*#* A j^^y.^o^nly
e done toleaaen the ?ril; aodjffe f>oeerely
rhicli friepfo eaggc^ , ? .
J T'ff fcndaraeptf
the spiritual supren^^ of dh
i
Jhprt itia afeo at varktrt&tiot ootf "irftfe'ths
toman Catholic but \rtth the Frii^ftjUlot *
Churches. Tim tArifttfatl'oosAfaib^flrwe
den that the Holy 8pWtproo6ed# W<MM:tito
ion alone and not fromtl?e pwMr'Mo $on.
t recognizes seven Biicrertffc&tiC,* aytfctfrwes
he offerirtg of o
/irgin", eooourage* the t?e </ pieturti^but
orbida images. It holds in tevereioe the

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