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What the Code of Hpnojf Eculres
to weeklies .furnishes ftie only futl ac-
teountC thelate fatal" "duel near
Charleston, S,pi whickhas been pub-
'"Mri Taber,, was a y6ung man, ih
uentially connected,,, ,.J(31s abilities
ivere of the first 'order, and his pros-
iects of attaining future distinction, as
a public? h.an, brilliant in the extreme.
He was fearJcss," almost to audacity,
and enjoyedf considerable reputation
as a duellist. '-'Mazrath. though, a
koung man'ofaainily remarkable for
r . A -1,' '.. "' ' .,' Si"
talent, wasv regarded, aaone oi tnose
juiet, eas,V'god natured'fellows, who
iiever troublejhgmselves about, any
thing, and glide so smoothly down the
Istr'eatn of Jifei : that not a rijiplc is left
lo'niark ; their track. .' 'J V 'r -
Magrath. knew little.. orl nothing of
the management of apietolrand noth
ing, whatevef of, duelling.?, . Doth he
and his opponent exhibited the utmost
sang 1 froid. v, ithe distanca between
them was. but; ten paces.' It was ar
ranged that. they should lire ,."on the
rise," that is, when in the act of raising
instead of whilst lowering their weap
ons. ;Jiist imagine the ' scene. ; The
seconds take theiF placest The trem
bling spectators ret ire st il 1 f u r t he r from
the neighborhood of the dpellists..; V
'"Gentlemen', say the sreonds,' "are
you ready?" . ..
"Yes," is the reply. . )'U ,. r .'
. 'Prepare f$!M?Xf'h'
u'fFireUOne, two, thrcd"
' The reports are heard tilmoBt simul
taneously; a slight smolp envelopes
the combatants, and theif friends run
up to ,them. Neither isfound to be
hurt. - An effort is made tt reconcilia
tion without . effect. : pistols are
again loaded, athe prhripals again
take their places, and agvin the words
inghis boot, but -no .futhcr injury h
'donol"! A' second and mire prolonged
an amicable auustmcnt fol
lows!- 5 :i; -', : ' "
What do' yod requim" is asked of
r ii ,.- ...... j ' . J - r
"I shall lifiaatisfiiyd'avs hp." "with
& withdrawal of the obeetioriable ;ar-
Iticlerand the'expres'sr'n',' on tho part
U.' Jii-ii.' .p.lL 'us:. - ' p u
wi iu fuiiura oi uie mrvurij, oi i t;grui
at their appearance. ' ! '
"No, no, Taber re'pies in his quick,
nervous manrier-'nc regret never,
sir I shall disclaim tlem, but never
express regret forthef publication!"
All ' peaieful' inteiference is now
seen to be futile
"'"Again; the ' p'istblsare loaded,' and
me-principals waiKruvto the posts;
The' crtowd recedeshe seconds take
their slands--the nlstls are nrcsentcd:
the order "Fire! Que; two, three!" is
given-r;te' fluifk ittjaj is heard be
fore the last word is (ttered, and Ta
ber is seen to staggerkwards, reel
and fall. The peopl' rush up and see
tne blood oozing out i n is loreneau.
'; "Back, gentlemen shouts the sur
geon, 'clear off, Jha(we may"( have
room toaidthewouifed man.",-. , :,-;
!; Alas, poor fellow, j is now beyond
aid irom human agepy, ;,,A,6pasm or
two and all is over Ah' him, here. -
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!6ut little can be bhe in this 'world
.witnout moqey. wvysprtpers cannot
be printed without I notwithstanding
"most persons aeem ithuik that print
ers ouht to live" aid "work" without
smelling a copper iom the beginning
of one year to the id of another.'.1 1
Stronsin 1patli "tfian in
r-joa. oon t ueiiera p jdsttrv to dissect
j oneaftW Mtii&H o ;; . .i ;r
.Out of darknestometh lierht. as the
Printer' Devil sal when he peeped
' V-'" ;:.';..;;;7,k. . ri-..-i f ,;..
jr A couple ;wertbarried - the cars'
on tha'Coimecticl river railrba'fl lale-
lp. ' This ii bgihing life at railroad
peed. " I ' '
"Fire'-fohe, two; three! are henrd.-
Tfiis kth'slbulet raised1 the
dust near Taker's foot, oosijly sr.Ti-
A Puzzle for Quiz, the Poet.
1 am composed of 21 letters making 5
My 1, 2,3, is a Latin Pronoun. r
My 21, 5, 6, 10, is the name of a '(cele
brated ancient city, . .,, ., , :
My 20, 0, 17, 20, is apart of speech.
My 15, 8, 9, 14, 12, 20, n great gener
al of the Revolution, v
My 11, 10, 8, on important export from
China. . , .,
My 21,5, 10, 10, is essential to print
in. My 18, 13, 15, 8, 11, 14,8,20, was a
My 4, 1, 15, 10, .21,, is a celebrated
Gramarian. ; i
My 14, 10, 0,13, signifies nothing.
My 4, 12, 20, 10,' signifies a girdle.
My 1,7, 3, 18, is too often found in
young gents' mouths. :
My whole will -apply 'to-'many of the
ruder sex. : - :
, ' ANSWER.
We arc fiiirly beaten at our own game,
and respectfully tip our beaver. We
venture to say, now, that Qulzzie, herself,
is the very prettiest of them all, and will
maintain the truth of tin? same against all
the knights" errant of Franklin County.
But, Quizzie, . here is another for you.
What pay you to the following? Quis.
A PUZZLING QUESTION.
ny ftl'tZ, THE POET.
lam a question of 20 letters,' making
5 wo-rd.v ,,:!" ; '
My 18, 15, 3, is the name ofa fish.
. My 14, 0, 18, 8, 12, is a night vision
My 18, 10, 19, 20, is a point of the
My 1, 15, 10, 20, is a point of the com
'My 7, 16, 9, 11, is my favorite gill's
ily 10, 10, i,4, is commanded by a
My 17, 6, 12,' unfits a man lobe a hus
. My 0, 5, 12, J8, is "eternal citj." .
My 17, 15, 10, 14, 11, means prepar
My 4, 13, 10, would he a dangerous
answer to give your beau.
My 1, 8, 2, 20, would be a more pru
dent answer. ' 'i'v:u
1 My 1,'ie,1 3, 14; is where truth lies. :
'"'My ll,-;8,: 7, is f sWeet potato. '':ni'.
My 12; 5, 0, 10, 13, is the animal that'
cutsholes in your stockings.
My 19', 12, 2, 4, 18, becomes a wom
an's face. ...
My 20, 15, 8, 17, 19, 10,. is woman's
best relief from trouble.
My 7, 12-, is myself.
My 11, 13, 16,-19, 20, is used in biscuit.-
""':!' -; -' - . ' ;
My1 20,' 17; 18, 15, 19, rhymes to
cheese! ' ' ' y .. .
N.'-B. Please send us the answer
sooni' l We are in a hurry. ' '
A PKETTY LYRIC.
,il We'll part no more, O, never! ; '.
Let gladness deck thy brow, .'.
. Our hearts are joined forever ''
By each religious vow.:
' Misfortune's clouds have vanished,
; That caused our bosoms pain;
And every care is banished,
Nomore .to.cQme again, ' ' '""
Hope's star is brightly burning '
' ' Within its brilliant dome, ,,!
And tells of joy returning ..: v.t
: i To cheor our future home. : n.i:
. It shines through gloom to gladden,
. ! Dispelling grief and cafe,
' For sOfrow ne'er can sadden, ' " '
While it remaineth there- .:
' -'Mid ffowery vales we'll wander.
And by the laughing stream,
Our bosoms growing fonder, . ,
'Neath love's enchanting strain
In yonder cot reposirig,' ,: ' 1 '
In plenty, side byside. if j !
-Effch mom frfcsh joys disclosing,
' Thrcrdgh life we'U gcntly glide.
They dress cool out West.. A Younor
lady being asked If she would not wear
a bonnet to church,' replied that she
would not wear anything else!
Recreation is onljr valuable when it
unbends ns. ' The idle know nothing
of it. It is exertion that renders rest
delightful, and sleep sweet and undisturbed.
, THE FATAL FLOWER,
; Travellers who visit the falls of Ni
agra, ara directed to the spot 'on, the
margin of the precipice, over the boil
ing current below, where a gay young
lady, a few years since, lost her lifo.
She was, delighted with the , wonders
of the unrivaled scene, and ambitipus
to pluck a flower from a cleft where
no human hand had before ventured,
as a memorial of the cataract and her
own daring, she leanqd over the, verge
and. caught a glimpse of the surging
waters far down the battlement of
rocks, while fear for a moment dark
ened her excited mind. But there
hung the lovely blossom upon which
her heart was fixed, and she leaned in
a delirium of intense .desire, and an
ticipation over the, , brink. Hermanns
were: outstretched .to grasp the beau
tiful flower which charmed her fancy;
the turf 'yielded to thb 'pressure of her
...... . ..C'i"-' .!;.' . .
iiit loot, ana wi!n a siiriek, she de
scended like a falling star to the rocky
shore, and was borne ; away gasping
in death,' How impressively does this
tragical event' illustrate the way in
which a majority, of eminent sinners
perish, forever! It is not a deliberate
purpose -to neglect salvation, but in
the pursuit of imaginary-, good,' fas
cinated with pleasing objects just in
the future,, they, lightly, .ambitiously,
and insanely, venturo :loo Ian They.
sometimes fear the result of desired
wealth, .or pleasure,; i they sometimes
hear the thunder, of eternity's deep,
and recoil a moment from the allure
ments of sin, hut the solemn pause is
brief, the onward step is taken, the
fancied treasure n in the grasp, when
a despairing cry comes from Jordan's
waves, and the soul sinks into the
arms of the second death. Oh ! eve--ry
hour lifo's sand is sliding !rom in
cautious feet;' and with sin's fatal
lower, in, t,he unconscious hand, the
triIer goes to his doom ! The requiem
of such a' departure is' an eclso.of tlicJ .ft'!no.,.,t u,.. t.
Saviour's cjuestion :( " What' shall pi'-hana'n j; ' ".' -;' '
man give in' exchange for his soul ? ' pj!.m,; . .,
FIGHT, F0S A JtlSS.
One of our-Maiire. voung fellows
thus describes his battle, and final vic
tory, in a fair fight "Tor. a kiss of his
sweetheart: , .
"Ah! now Sarah dear, give nm a-
kiss just one and be done with it."
"1 won't; so, there now." ... .
'Then I'll have to take it, whether
or no. ' : '
"Take it, if you dare!" , "
"So at.it we.went, rough' and tum
ble. An awfu), destruction of starch
now commenced ' The ' bow of ' my
cravat was squat up in half of no time.
At the nrxi ' hont. Kmnsli : wnt J'rt !
collar, and attlie same time some of
the head fastenings gave way, and
down came' Sallie's hair, , like a flood
in a mill-dam broke loose, .carrying;
awav half a dozen combs. Onn nlnn jft
... - -. T-"0
of Sallie's elbow, and my blooming bo-'.
som-ruflles wilted: to, the consistency
and form of Un after-dinner napkin.-
But shelbad.ndiimeitb Jjokst. ) Soon .: ,, .CONNECTICUT OFFICIAL -her
neck-tackling began to shiver, part- Frirhnnf -A-nt
ed at the" throat,, and away went a
Muug ww,ueas, scampering ana .
u: 1 . . -. i ' 1
running races every, way . you could j
think of about the floor. '. She' fought
lair, however,.! musiaumu; ana vvnem
she couid fight no longer for want of'
breath, she yielded handsomely; her
-ft,n u:. L.:.v.r....L -
ill 111 it'll 1 11 1 11 ii I I v iii'i- win ' ririua mnrr
wl,Jt0 rnsv nrmakn,. koi. I
over thq chair, her e3re8 were half shut
as if she were not able to hold them
open a minute, longer, and theae lay a
little plump mouth all in the air! , My
goodness! Did you ever see a hawk
bounce on a robin, or a bee on a clo
Come here, sonny, and tell me what
the four seasons are ?
Young1 Prodigy "Pepper, mustard,
salt and vinegar; them's What mam
my always seasons with." '
See Fourth Paere.
" I : 1 ' ' : . -y-
t . . IN TUB IlVI'PP.n , KTiTDii. . ' I
1796 John Adams.
: Thomas JefTerson,
1800-Thomas Jefrerson," '
,- "; , John Adams,,i .
1804 Thomas Jefferson, .
' ". . Charles C. Pinkncy,
1808 James Madison,
! " :i Charles CL-Pinkncy-,'
1812 James Madison, . .
, ' . DeWitt Clinton, ;
1810 James Monroe, '.
, RufusKing, ,'; .
1820 James Monroe.,
No opponent but one vote,
1824- Andrew Jackson,' .
" . John Q.. Adams, ,,:
" . W. H. Crawford,',..
. " Henry Clay, :
1828 Andrew Jackson, .
John Q. Adams,
. 1832 Andrew. Jackson, ;
; " ' Henry Clay,
. ; ;-; . William Wirt, .
-1830 Martini Van Burcn,
r " JW. II. Harrison,
V, Hugh L. White,' r;.
; ..Willie Mangiim,
.: !.." . ,: Daniel Webster, :'
l S40r-W.. IL Harrison, . ,
-,..' Martin Van Buren,
1841 James K; Polk, ;.
" .Henry Clay,!
.,18:18 Zachary: Taylor;
." ; Lewis Casf, .l ' ... ,
.'1852-Franidin Pierce, ,
" ; Winfield Scott, ! :
1S50 James Buchanan, .
. ". John C. Fremont,,.; ,
. " Millard Fillmore,
No choice by the people John O.
Adams elected by the House of Repre
sentatives. , ,.
INDLiNA-pp FFICIAL. . ..,
Buehaaan , .,118,072
Fremont -. - -
Fillmore ' ;ri"'
; Buchanan, over Fremont 24,290
; " ILLINOIS
Buchanan 1 ' '
Fremont ' ''''.'''
1 , , .105,314
ii l -i "i
Buchanan over Fremont
..v., OHIO OFFICIAL.
Fremont over Buchanan
.w.. NEW JERSY OFFICIAL,
Luchanan ... 47.4K
Fremont , ' . "28.307
... . ' . . '
Fillmore ,H .'. ,21,001
' , . - . ." .' "
.J" ? rcmoht: ,1!10,5
Buchanan; (I ' ' 35,159
Fillmore .. 4,472
;; . ',
mmnp 1C,T-, T,, .
, .vi-k:: ll.-n.)
Buchanan. ... . 8.003
'1.1 ... 1 - ri t t 1 j 'i " . . .
1,Imore ; ,',., .( ... I.C03
Fremont's majority1 ": 4799
! J'-DELEWARE OFFICIAL.
Buchanan . 8,003
Fillmore . " "". ' Gjl75
Fremont . sue
. NEW YORK OFFICIAL, i (; ...U.isnnincontestibli? fact,' Oiat'n'ohc
Fremont'1 ' '- - i: 10 t ...,! 274,lS.r ''J,,t lnc r'c l,av! ''ie right lo ie: fag
Buchanan ' "' .-."j 195,808 pr(l atl rf'rty.') Fifty thousand !oIIars
Fillmore' 1 " ' ' - 124.00(1 fwillcvcra multiluc of patches, nd
H - ! difrnisp n wirl.l vr fllft. nn.tini.rnl n..K
Fremont over Buchanan 78,313
.NORTH .CAROLINA official.
Buchanan . , ,,,., ,1,. . ,40.704
Fillmore ... 30 309
Buchanan Over Fillmore " 10,155
The vole of the State shows a fall
ing of 17,391. Gilmer received 8,070
more votes than Fillmore, and Bragg
9,319 more than Buchanan.
, LOUISIANA OFFICIAL.. .
The Baton Rouge papers publish the
following as the official .yote of Lou
isiana: ,, ;
Fillmore, . 20,709
Buchanan over Fillmore
i ALABAMA OFFICIAL.
Buchanan . ,; . 40,039
Fillmore .- 28,552
I ' PENNSY LVANI A O FF1C1AL, ',
Buchdrian, ';: ' ' " ': ;r 230,090
Fremont1 ' ' ' ' 203,550
Fillmore on vo
, , . MAUVLANulo FFICiAL. .
Fillmore,.,:... . ... . 47,403
Buchanan . ., 39.115
Fillrriofq over Buchanan 8,347
Filltnore , ,
''. : ' 'r33,0t;S
'' :'" ;' ' 391
Frerhoht ' '"' ' 11 ' : ' !"
Fillmore ' ' -
Buchanan . 10,557
Fillmore , - r i(
MA SSA C BUS ETTS O FFI C I A L.
Buchanan no oin
Fillmore'" ' '' . ' 19,720
: .' ' : SOUTH CAROLINA'.
Buchamvn . . Unanimous,
M I C H I G AN OFFICIAL.
Fremont .' i .'! . . 71,102
Buchanan ' 52,139
Fillmore . 1,501
, TENNESSEE ()FFICIAL.
Buchanan ' " " ". " 73,033
Fjllmorc , . . . ' . ' '. fiG,17S
Puzzles are becoming quite com
mon novv-a-days, so we drop this one
in for the study of newspaper readers :
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F Y -O
W E F O
R Y O U R
P A P !)
n p a
. Y U ....
'. . P ..
' ' 4 ' little' on'AVEsr.' ' ' - ;
There's many on empty cradle,
Thcic's many a vacant.bed, .' , ;
There's many a lonoly bosom,
Whose joy ami light is fled;'
' For thick in every graveyard-' ''" "
The little hillocks lie,
A nil every hillock represents
An angel in the sky!
.Without great deliberation and pru
dence, the faster we go the further
we may go out of the way.
. .Poiui'aiio.v' ok tiik World. The
latest estimate- of the population of
the4 earth makes it eleven hundred
and fifty millions, viz s
,; Pagans, (. ... (5S0,OC),00()
. Christians, , : 320,000,000
Mohammedans, . ... 1 -19000,000
Jews, ' 14,000,000
Of Christians, the Church of Borne
numbers 17(),00;00:) ; the Gree'c and
Eastern Churches 00,000,000, and Pro-
WHAT WOMAN CAN DO.
'l 'i :n
Wo ft I.. I .1 .. . - i.l.l '..
imim-iiujr m-ur uie compiawiii. ,
that, under the present organization of !
society, there is nothing for woman to; ,
do. Nothing-' for woman to do! Is
there no wrong, or sorrow, or death?-" ,
Arc there no moiherless children, f&m
ishing equally for mortal and imhlor
tal food. Are there no families where? .
the little ones arc more than orphans,
because the parents are drunkards and
criminals, or both? Is there no broth
er, or other relative, whom womanly,
sympathy might take by the hand, and, ,'
lead past the yawning pit of ruin,, as ''
the guardian angel, in' the picture",'"'
leads the small child past the beetling'
precipice? While trouble, or evil, or' 3
death exists, there will be plenty to bb '
done- by women, whether unmarried "
or married. ' In fact, the province ' 6t. "
single womeii lies more riiglj' thescout' '
door charities than that of the wife of '
mother. Wisely has it been ordered '
that some of the sex shall be denied the;
sweet solace of domestic life, in ordeV"1'
that they may imitate their divine mas
ter, by feeding the hungry, ' clothing'
the naked, comforting the widowed '
and the fatherless. :''
But as the greater majority of wo-!
men enter into the married relation, it
is of them we ought to speak, in an- -svver
to the. questipu, "what can wo-''
man do?" As a wife and mother, wo-;
man can make or'mar the fortune ancl
happiness of her husband aud children;;;
and even if she' did nothing else, sure- ',
ly this would be a sufficient desnyi
Bv llRT tlin'fV. nnidnnpo nnl fnnf ' ct,'
can secure to her partner and herself
a competence in old age, no matter',
how small their beginnings, or how ad-,,
verse a fate may occasionally be theirs.
By her.' cheerfulness' she can restore ,
her busbars spirits, shaken by the .
anxieties .of business.1 '" Bv.her tender
care she can often" restore him' to.
health if disease, has seized -unon hi' :
overtasked powers. 'By her counsels
and her love, she can win him from
bad company, if temptation, in an evil
hour, has led him astray. By her. ex.
ample, her precepts, and her sex's, .'in
sight into, character, .she. can mould
her children, however, diverse their
dispositions, into cood arid' noble minn
aim wuiucM. nu py. leading, in all
things, a true and beautiful life,she can
refine, elevate and spiritualize all who '
come within her reach, so that, with
others of her sex emulating and assist
ing her, she' can eventually do more to
regenerate the world than, all tho '
statesmen or reformers' that ever leg-' t
jslatcd. - :
She can do as much, alas! perhaps
even more, to degrade man, if she
chooses it. Who can estimate the e.vil
that woman has power to do?. ' ."As a
wife she can ruin her husband by ex
travagance, folly or want .of affection."'
She can make a devil and outcast ofa
man 'who might otherwise ' have ' be';
come a good member of society. She
can bring bickerings, strife and perpet
ual discord on what has been a happy
home.' She can change the Innocent
babes whom God has intrusted to her
charge into vile mnn and even viler
women. She can lower the 'moral
tone of society itself, and thus pollute
legislation at tho spring-head. She
can, in fine, become an instrument of
evil, instead of an angel of good. In
stead of making the flowers of 'truth,
purity, beauty and spirituality spring
up in her footsteps, till the whole earth
smihs with' loveliness that is almost
ccle.stia'l, she 'can. transform it to a
black and blasted desert, covered with
the scoria of all. evil passions, "'and
swept by the' bitter blasts of 'everlast
.1 . '
Thii is what women can do for the
wrong as well as for the right. I her
mission a little one? lias she no wor
thy work, ns has become the cry of
late: .Man may have a hardier ta3k y
to perform, a rougher path to travel,
but he has none loftier r mwe influ.
cnthtl than woman's.