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POETRY.
For the Bugle.
The Parted Friends.
Amid New England' rallies,
Where her laughing water flow,
Two little maidens wandered
In the days of long ago.
In the time of vernal beauty,
Through the summer's golden hours,
Hand in hand they roved together,.
Side by side they gathered flowers.
Golden was the chain that bound them
In their fair and guileless youth,
And its price was more than rubies,
For the links were love and truth.
Bright and gladsome was their present,
And they deem'd 'twould ever last;
They fear'd not for the future,
And they sighed not for the past.
Years fled and they were parted ;
One sought the blooming West ;
Manhood's truth and childhood's beauty
Make her lowly path-way blest.
But the other still doth linger
Beneath the old roof-tree
Still beside her Father's hearth-stone,
A maiden young and free.
Never more with blilhsome spirit,
'Neath their own dear native sky.
Shall they rove heart-linked together,
As they rov'd in days gone by.
Never on that sunny Will-side
Never o'er that verdant plain,
Or beside that murmuring river,
Shall they gather flowers again.
A few more days of sunshine
And of shade will roll away,
Then the quiet grave will open,
To receive their kindred clay.
God grant that then, together,
'Mid never-fading bowers.
Their souls in bliss may wander,
Seeking for immortal flowers.
C. L. M.
John Littlejohn.
BY CHARLES MACKAY.
John Liulejohn was staunch and strong,
Upright and downright, scorning wrong;
He gave good weight, and paid his way,
He thought for himself, am! said his say;
Whenever a rascal strove to pass,
Instead of silver, money of brass,
He took his hammer, and said with a frown,
" The coin is spurious, nail it down."
John Liulejohn was Arm and true, a
You could not cheat him in two and two,"
When foolish Arguers, might and main,
Darkened and twisted the light and plain,
He saw through the mazes of their speech
The simple truth beyond their reach ;
And crushing their logic, said with a frown,
" Your coin is spurious, nail it down"
John Liulejohn maintained the right,
Through storm and shine, in the World's de
spite;
When fools or quacks desired his vote,
Dosed him with arguments learnt by rote,
Or by coaxing, threats, or promises tried
To gain his support to the wrongful side,
"Ifay, nay" said John with an angry frown,
' Your coin is spurious, nail it down."
When told that kings had a right divine,
And that the people were herds of swine,
That nobles alone were fit to rule,
That the poor were unimproved by school,
That ceaseless toil, was the proper fate
Of all bat the wealthy and the great,
John shook his head, and swore with a frown,
" The com i spurious, nail it down.
When told that events would justify,
A false and crooked policy,
That a decent hope of future good
Might excuse departure from rectitude,
That a lie of white, was of small offence,
To be forgiven by men of sense,
"Airy, nay," said John, with a sigh and
frown,
' The coin is spurious, nail it down."
When told from the pulpit, or the press
That heaven was a place of exclusiveness,
That none but those, could enter there
Who knelt with the " orthodox" at prayer,
And held all virtues out of their pale
As idle words of no avail,
John's face grew dark, as he. swore with a
frown,
" The coin it spurious, nail it down."
Whenever the world our eyes would blind
With false pretence of such a kind,
With humbug, cant, and bigotry,
Or a specious sham philosophy,
With wrong dressed up in the guise of right
And darkness passing lleell tor light,
Let us imitate John.aud exclaim with a frown
' The coin is spurious, nail it down.
Think of our Country's Glory.
BT ELIZABETH M. CHANDLER.
Think of our country's glory,
All dimm'd with Afric's tears
Her broad flag stain'd and gory
With the hoarded guilt of years !
Think of the frantic mother,
Lamenting for her child,
Till falling lashes smother
ller cries of anguish wild !
Think of the prayers ascending,
Yet shriek'd, alas ! in vain,
When heart from heart is rending
Ne'er to be join'd again.
Shall we behold, unheeding,
Life' holiest feeling crush'd 1
When woman's heart is bleeding,
Shall woman' voice be hush'd !
Ob, no! by every blessing
That Heaven to thee may lend
Remember their oppression,
Forget not, sister, friend.
MISCELLANEOUS.
From the Prisoner's Friend.
Notes by the Way.
INTERVIEW WITH A PRISONER.
In a former number I gave an account of
my visit to the Eastern i'enitentiary on the
Sabbath. I shall now sketch a few particu
lars in the history of one of the inmates.
The Warden and a Quaker accompanied me.
On entering, I was introduced as one interest
ed in criminals. The prisoner soon made us
feel at home, remarking that his cell had
not any very great accommodations, but he
believed, he was as well supplied as t lie pro
phet, who had a bed, a stool, and a candle
stick.' He gave me his stool, while he sat
on the floor. He was exceedingly commu
nicative. The Warden allowed me to ask
him any questions. He remarked 'that he
had thought of asking to stay a while long
er, as his sentence expired in one month.
But,' said he, ' they won't let me s'.ay alter
my sentence, nor they won't let me go before
it expires.'
' (low long have you been in prison)' I
asked.
I have been in different prisons eversinco
1830, excepting one year.'
Then,' said I, 'you have been 17 years
in confinement. This is a long time to be
shut out from society.'
' Yes,' he exclaimed, 'and I begin to feel
old now and worn out. But I am treated
kindly, and the Warden has not even spoken
cross to me.'
1 looked round his cell, and seeing my wish
to know more about his situation, he pointed
to his little garden.
'See there,' he exclaimed, ' what a fine
garden I have. I have raised several things.
And now, said he to the Warden, ' I want to
sell the proceeds. 1 ought to have $20, but I
will sell it to you for $10. I always want
justice done. I am a great hand for having
justice done to me.'
'Let me know,' said I, 'something of your
history.'
' Well,' said he, 'I have been in here 17
months, and 1 say this (turning to the War
den,) that 1 have not received an unkind word
from you.' 'I was,' he continued, ' in Sing
Sing two years and a half, and such a prison
I never was in before. I would not believe
men could be so cruel ; why, it was worse
than the Inquisition. When I first entered
my cell, I received notice of the rules, but I
forgot some of them. I omitted to put my
hand through the gratings of the door when
it is first closed, a custom which gives the
keeper a chance to know that the prisoner is
in without the trouble of looking within the
door. For this neglect,' said he, ' I received
one hundred and thirty-nine lashes! At an
other time,' continued he, 'I had on forty-
five pounds of iron. During one week I re
ceived one hundred and fifty lashes; fifty at
a time !
' I remember,' he said, ' that one man was
to receive the cat, (the name of the whip
which has, I believe, sis tails,) and on in
quiring why he was to be punished, the an
swer was that it was for being ugly 1 Men
were treated in the most brutal manner. If
they refused to lake off their shirt, the lan
guage was, ' d n you, take off that shirt!'
Continuing his narrative, he said, 'I was
punished about fifty times in Sing Sing, till
finally I hardly dared to wink.'
' But did thee not deserve punishment
sometimes V said the Warden.
' O ves. I sometimes transgressed the laws,
and I felt revengeful, and I thought if I got
out, I would not forgive those keepers.'
' Ah, but, said 1, ' you ought not to harbor
revengeful leeling."
Oh, 1 don l know about that,' said he,
looking at me with great earnestness, as
though this was rather a hard doctrine tor
him. 1 saw his stale ol mind, and endeavor
ed to calm him, and point him out the better
way.
' But, continue your narrative, 1 said, 'lor
I am deeply interested in the incidents con
nected with one who has spent seventeen
years within the walls of a prison. What
were your temptations! What could have
induced you to continue a life, which you
contess has been so unpleasant)
Well, said he, ' 1 will tell you ; his coun.
tenance brightening to find me interested in
the history ol one who had become so depra
ved. 1 listened with intense interest.
' I am now forty-five years of age. I had
no education when I was young; I was put
in prison at fifteen year of age. And fiom
there I escaped. I again commenced steal
ing, and carried the goods to a house of As
signaiion. I went two voyages to S. Ameri
ca. In company with another, I afterward
commenced stealing. We stole some jew
elry. A pardon was alterwards granted
again went to sea. I was afterwards taken
up tor Burglary. I went afterwards on board
a Alan of W ar. I escaped from her by swim
ming away. I was again taken up lor Bur
glary, and was sentenced for three years.'
IJut,' said 1, interrupting his narrative,
'what could have induced you to go on in
crime 1 Have you no principle 1 What are
your religious views V
Uh,' said he, I believe in future rewards
and punishments.'
But,' said the Warden, ' thee ought not
to live so; thee may die in this criminal
state.' ,
'Oh, said he, very earnestly, '1 do not cal
culate to die in this state.'
1 remarked, you ought not to live so now.
It is not the idea that we have got to die, that
should induce us to live well; we should
love and fear God even if we were never to
die. Religion is a matter for life, and when
we are fit to live, we are fit to die.'
And,' replied the Warden, who took rath
er a different view of the great end of reli
gion, 'thee may die now. Think of the
shortness and uncertainly of life. For in
stance; here was a case a few days ago, of a
young man named Wood, who was on his
journey. He was gay and cheerful. He
was on the outside of the car; an accident
occurred, and he was so injured that he soon
died. Thee may die soon; thee had better
be prepared for thy last hour.' The Prisoner
looked earnestly upon the face of his keeper,
a though his words had made a deep im
pression; and as though he resolved from
Each cell has a spot of ground connect
ed with it, about sixteen feet long, and seven
teen feet wide. In a few instances, this has
been converted into a shop. I saw there the
peach tree which Dr. Howe described so po
etically in hi speech in Boston, at the meet
ings of the Prison-Discipline Society.
that hour to follow in the path of virtue and 1
integrity.
' Would you have worked if you hnd found
some one to give you employment V I asked.
The prisoner looked with much earnestness
st me ns h sat on the floor of his cell, hav
ing given me his only seat, and then said,
' When I was discharged, I could not find
encouragement. The world brands the pri
soner with infamy.'
' But,' said the Warden, 'thee should have
been honest. I fear thee did not attempt to
get work.'
The prisoner looked with great earnestness
upon his keeper, as if meditating some ex
cuse, when he very Brchly said, ' How many
police officers do you think are honevtt'
To this, the keeper replied, Suppose there
were not one, that would be no excuse for
thee. Thee should have been honest and
have sought for work. And if thee had not
obtained employment, then thee might not
have starved, but have gone to the Alms
house.' 'The Almshouse!' exclaimed the prisoner;
'the Almshouse! but 1 could not go there.
I would not like to go to such a place,' evi
dently carrying the idea that that was worse
than the prison.
Yes,' said the Warden, ' but many honest
people have gone there ; there is nothing so
very had in going to such an institution. It
would he far better than to commit crime.'
Yes, but then there are so many discour
agements when we get out. The officers
know me, and then I always suspect people
are looking at me as a conviot.'
Bull' said the Warden, evidently wanting
to encourige him to lead a better life, a man
went nut the other day, and he found work,
and was encouraged.'
The prisoner's countenance brightened
with the story which the Warden feelingly
related, and he seemed resolved to lead a bel
ter life.
' Now thee has been here seventeen months,
and thee has not given me a cross word.
Thee has made trouble in other prisons.
Thee has violated the rules there, thee has
shown that the lion can become a lamb. But
just show these friends now how they talk in
Sing Sing.'
Hert. the prisoner gave a specimen of the
conversation there, and the manner of con
versing without opening the mouth or mov
ing the lips. This could be done without
detection. It was not exactly ventriloquism,
but it showed, at once, the ease with which
communication could be carried on between
man and man even under the most vigilant
eye of a keeper.
' Now,' continued the keeper, ' thee would
not wrong me. I would be willing to truBt
thee with money, but then thee might wrong
others.'
'No,' said the prisoner, with great earnest
ness, i would never wrong a man who trust
ed me. A rogue's life is not so very pleasant
after all.'
' Why, then,' I asked, 'did you continue a
life which you, yourself, say was so disagree
able and so hard V
'I have had many compunctions of con
science, continued the prisoner, ' but then
what could J do I could not somoiimes ob
tain work and I should have starved.'
' Would it not have been better to have
starved,' I asked, 'and died innocent, rather
than to live guilty V
'starved ! said the prisoner, looking witn
great earnestness into my countenance, as if
trying to test my sincerity. And then as u
making his boldest effort for an excuse, he
said, 'did not Christ pluck the ears ot corn
even on the Sabbath V
I assured him that I would befriend any
discharged prisoner, and our time having
elapsed, we abruptly left the cell, leaving his
strange excuse unanswered.
Such was the substance or a conversation
with one who knew all about prison life; one
who had evidently weighed all the circum
stances connected with crime; one who all
the while, believed in a state of eternal pun
ishment ; one who confessed that ' the way
of the transgressor is hard.' The narrative
was lmereBiing, ana i irusi n win snow me
importance of doing for the Discharged Pri
soner. It is evident that thousands might
be saved, if proper means were taken. But the
community is dead to the subject, but the time
will come when such a Christian work will
be done, and then many crimes will cease.
Animals.
A great many anecdotes are told of the sa
gacity of animals, and in Jesse's recent work
on Dogs, we find several that we have not
met with before. Of the Dog' ability to
find his way home, he says :
"A few years ago some hounds were em
barked at Liverpool for Ireland, and were
safely delivered at a kennel far up in that
country. One of them, not probably liking
his quarters, found his way back to the port
at which he had been landed from Liverpool.
On arriving at it, some troops were being
embarked in a ship bound to that place. This
was a fortunate circumstance for the old
hound, as, during the bustle, he was not no
ticed. Me safely arrived at Liverpool, and
on his old master, or huntsman rather, com
ing down stairs one morning, he recognized
his former acquaintance wailing to greet him.
A similar circumstance happened to some
hounds sent by the late Lord Lonsdale to
Ireland. Three of them escaped from the
kennel in that country, and made their ap
pearance again, in Leicestershire. The love
of home, or most probably affection for a par
ticular individual, must be strongly implan
ted in dogs to induce them to search over un
explored and unknown regions for the being
and home they love."
He also tells a story of an acute Colley,
as follows :
"A lady of high rank has a sort of colley,
a Scotch sheep dog. When be is ordered to
ring the hell, he does so; but if he is told to
ring the bell, when the servant is in the room
whose duty it is to attend, he refuses, and
then the following occurrence lakes place.
His mistress says, Ring the bell, dog. The
dog looks at the servant, and then barks hi
bow, wow, once or twice. The order is re
peated two or three times. At last the dog
lays hold of the servant's coat in a signifi
cant manner, just as if he had said to him,
"Don't you hear that I am to ring the bell
for you! Come to my lady." His mistress
always has her shoes warmed before she puts
them on; but, during the late hot weather,
her maid was putting them on without their
naving been previously placed before the nre,
When the dog saw this he immediately in
terfered, expressing the greatest indignation
at the maid's negligence. Ha took the shoes
from her, carried them to the fur, and after
they had been Wafmed as usual, he brought
them bnck to his mistress with much appa
rent satisfiction, evidently intending to say,
if he could, "It is all right now."
Another tale is given of a sheep-dog :
"The owner of a sheep-dog having been
hanged some years ago for sheep-stealing, the
following fact was authenticated by evidence
of his trial : When the man intended to steal
any sheep he did not do it himself, but de
tached his dog to perform the business.
With this view, under the pretence of look
ing at the sheep with an intention to purchase
them, he went throng 11 the flock with the dog
at his heel, whom he secretly gave a signal,
so as to let him know the individuals he wan
ted, to the number of ten or twenty out of a
flock of some hundreds. He then went away
and at the distance of several miles, sent
back the dog by himself in the night-lime,
who picked out the individual sheep that had
been pointed out to him, separated them from
the flock, and drove them before him by him
self, till he overtook hi master, to whom he
relinquished 'them."
The editor of the Literary Gazette adds the
following :
"These creature do such acts on the
Scottish mountains, in regard to the guidance
and direction of flocks, that they are utterly
incredible without being seen, and nearly in
credible when they are. The waving of a
shepherd's arm at a distance far beyond the
sound of h ia voice, is sufficient to regulate all
their movements; and you may see thein a
mile or two miles otT, on tops of hillsv obey
ing every gesture of their master, pointing
out various and complex operations. We
saw a colley once in Perthshire taking a flock
of sheep to Falkirk Tryst, or Fair ; and as the
road was dusty, he chose to indulge his
charge occasionally with a bit of green walk
and nibble. To accomplish this, where he
observed a gap in a hedge, he bounded into
the field and ran on In the farther extremity
on his route. If he found an opening there,
he returned and drove the sheep into the pas
ture to pick up a little on their way ; if not
he occupied the gap and resolutely dented
them entrance, driving them, with barking,
along the turnpike road."
In Davidson's "Trade and Travel in the
Far East," a work lately issued in London,
we have a nonce of a tame leopard :
"While on the subject of wild animals, I
may mention a leopard that was kept by an
Lngllsh otiicer in samarang, during our oc
cupation of the Dutch colonies. This ani
mal had its liberty, and used to run all over
the house after its master. One morning, af
ter breakfast, the officer was sitting smoking
his hookah, wilh a book in hia right hand
and the hookah-snak in his left, when he felt
a slight pain in the left hand, and, on attemp
ting to raise it, was checked by a low, angry
growl from his pet leopard. On looking
down, he saw the animal had been licking
the back of his hand, and had, by. degrees.
drawn a little blood. The leopard would not
sutler the removal ot the hand, but continued
irking it with great apparent relish, which
did not much please his master, who, with
great presence of mind, without attempting
again to disturb the pet in his proceeding,
called to his servant to bring him a pistol,
with which he shot the animal dead on the
spot. Such pels as snakes nineteen feet long
and full grown leopards, are not to be trifled
with. The largest snake I ever saw was
twenty-five feet long and eight inches in dia
meter. 1 have heard of sixty feet snakes but
cannot vouch tor the truth or tho tale."
In an En"'itih work, called the "Remin
iscences of the late Major Rogers," we find
a word or two about the freaks of monkeys :
He had once accepted the invitation of a
brother officer, in a totally different part of the
island, to try a few days' hostilities against
the elephants of that neighborhood, and had
arrived after a day's sport, to within a mile
or two of the bungalow, where his host and
hostess were awaiting his arrival, when, pas
sing by a delightfully cool looking river, he
thought a plunge would be the most renova
ting luxury in existence ; so a plunge he de
termined to take, sending on his servants wilh
his guns, and an intimation that in ten min
utes, he would be home to dinner. So strip
ping and placing his cloths very carefully on
a stone, he began to luxuriate in the water.
He was a capital swimmer, and had swam
to some distance, when, to his horror and
dismay, on looking to the place where he
had left his habiliments, he perceived a do
zen monkeys "overhauling" his entire ward
robe! One was putting its legs through the
sleeves of his shirt; another cramming its
head into his trowsers; a third trying to find
if any treasure was concealed in his boot;
whilst the hat formed a source of wonder
ment and amusement to some two or three
others, who were endeavoring to unravel its
mystery by unripping the lining and taking
half a dozen bites out of the brim.
Aa soon as he gained. his mental equilibri
um, (for the thing was so ridiculous as to
make him laugh heartily, notwithstanding
his disgust at seeing his garments turned to
such " vile purposes") he made with all hasle
towards the shore; but judge of his horror
when he saw these ' precious rascals' eaoh
catch up what he could lay hold ol, and rat
iU nff at fill sneed into tne jungie i noi leav
ing poor Rogers even the vestige of an arti
cle of raiment to covar himself. All he heard
was a glorious chatter.??, as they one oy one
disappeared, the lasionu lugginguu mssmu,
which, beiner rather awkward to carry, was
continually tripping it up by getting between
his legs. Here was a preuy picKie mr a
Christian, under a boiling sun ! and here he
stayed until the inmates of the bungalow, be
ginning to suspect some accident, came out
in eearch, and found poor Rogers sitting up
to his neck in water, in a irame oi minu
which we may conclude to be "more easily
imagined than described.
Midtu and Wisdom. Nobody can deny
that thece is truth in the old saying, "It is
good to be merry and wise." Not only is
this imple truth, but sound philosophy.
It is an excellent thing to be mirthful, when
.nun! to smile at what amuses you; to
Lnrh at what is ludicrous; in short, to look
at the sunny side of things, and even in the
gloom and cold of winter, to recollect that
there is "a good time coming," when the
sunshine and warmth of the gloriou summer,
will make all ihincs glad. Thus, even while
we enjoy ourselves, we may be ' wise' in do
ing so. We may be exercising that hopeful,
practical philosophy, which make the best
of the present, and look cheeringly forward
at the future, wilh it rich promise.
In the spirit of most men lies a creative
power, which only needs the right moment
to call fotth the spark.
A Sketch from Real Life.
BY M. NOAH.
At a musical soiree last winter, at the splen
did mansion of a thriving merchant, and with
al a man of taste and liberality, we were
struck with the magnificence which met our
eye in every direction. The highly polished
mahogany doors, the ponderous anu oeauu
ful Egyptian marble mantle pieces, the rich
Wilton and roval carpets, highly polished
chairs and divans, elaborately carved and gilt
cornices, pier-glasses, suspended girandoles,
satin curtains all alter me iasniun ui neii-
rv IV. The drawing rooms were filled with
elegantly dressed ladies and gentlemen, and
the supper and retreshments presenteu a scene
of richness and luxury only to he looked for
from persons of overgrown lortunes.
How long can this last 1 we said to our
selves, together with reflections which press.
ed upon us as to the rapid manner we gain
and pet rid of fortunes in thia city New
York. How like a rocket we ascend and de
scend !
One day last week we took a ride In a light
rockaway over one of the delighllul roads on
Long Island, to catch a little air and appetite
lor dinner, and stopped to look at an Italian
collage wilh green Venetian Plazettea and
porticos in neat taste, surrounded by a white
paling, and filled with shrubbery a cheap
light homestead, wilh some fields of corn and
potatoes, and a patch ol wheat in the distance,
While gazing on the simplicity, cheerfulness,
and coiulort ot the premises, we were roused
by hearing some one calling out " Hallo,
stranger," and on looking, discovered it lobe
our worthy host ot l'lace. He wore
jacket and Manilla hat.
" Come, alight and see my improvements,
said he.
" I must go down to town to dinner
will be late."
"No, you don't. My dinner is just ready
and you 6hall dine with me. Here, loney
take the gentleman s horse.
Having enjoyed his hospitality while liv
ing in splendor, 1 could not refuse his bread
and salt under adverse circumstances; so I
alighted and walked into the parlor. What
a change! A plainly furnished cottage, cane
bottomed chairs, wooden mantle pieces and
plated candlesticks, mahogany framed look'
ing glass, and eight day clock in the corner
and a map or two on the walls. Then the
dinner table how plain ! White delf plates,
black handled knives and forks, tumblers
and wine glasses blown at the New Jersey
glass works, and salt cellars dear at a six
pence. The dinner was plain but good th
vegetables fresh the bread home baked
and we were waited upon by a strapping girl
with a significant squint, the hostess
the late princely mansion looked fresh and
ruddy in a cross-barred muslin dress and bob
binet cap. She was cheerful and happy.
We talked of numerous subjects, philosophi
zed with all delicacy upon the admirable
manner in which they bore the change in
their condition. The hostess started, and
the host rolling out a volume of smoke from
a prinuipe cigar, exclaiming with surprise
" Why, iny dear fellow, did you suppose I
waB broke smashed gone over the dam
eh 1 O, no, no ! This change you see is not
owing to any reverse of fortune my busi
ness is as prosperous as ever. I did not wait
till bankruptcy overtook me; but consider
ing our children, our future prosperity, and
the obligations due to society and good ex
ample, we agreed to spend $1500 per annum
in the contented manner you see us, instead
of $15,000 in the giddy mazes of fashion. I
ride Into town to attend to my business, work
in my garden, have plain and substantial
chter, bake my own bread, make my own
butter, lay my own eggs, and have good cheer
for my old friends."
Here was not only a change, hut an im
provement, a cheap augmentation of happi
ness, a true and sensible economy, promising
rich results and worthy of imitation.
A Night With a Duelist.
A duel was fought near the city of Wash
ington, under circumstances of peculiar atro
city. A distinguished individual challenged
his relative who was once hia friend. The
challenged party having the choice of wea
pons, named muskets, to be loaded with
buckshot and slugs, ana me aisiance ten
paces; avowing at the 6a me time his inten
tion and dec ire that both parlies should be
destroyed. They fought the challenger
was killed on the spot; the murderer escaped
unhurt! Years afterwards, a gentlemen was
spending the winter in Charleston, South
Carolina, and lodged at the same house with
this unhappy man. He was requested by
tho duelist, one evening, to sleep in the same
room with him, but be declined, as he was
very well accommodated in his own. On
his persisting in declining, the duelist con
fessed to hiin that he was afraid to sleep
alone; and as a friend who usually occu
pied the room was absent, he would esteem
it a great favor if he would pass the night
wilh him. His kindness being thus demand
ed, he consented, and retired to rest in the
room of this man of fashion and honor, who
some years before had stained his hands in
the blood of a kinsman. Alter long tossing
on his unquiet pillow, and repeating stifled
groans, that revealed the inward pangs of the
murderer, he sank into slumber, and as he
rolled from side to side, the name of his vic
tim wa often uttered, with broken word
that discovered the keen remorse that preyed
like fire on hi conscience. Suddenly he
would start up in his bed with the terrible
impression that the avenger of blood was pur
suing him ; or hide himself under the cover
ing as if he would escape the burning eye
of an angry God, that gleamed in the dark
ness over him, like lightning from a thunder
cloud! For him there was "no rest, day
nor night." Conscience, armed wilh terrors,
lashed him unceasingly, and who could
sleep 1 And this was nut the restlessness of
disease, the raving of a disordered intellect,
nor the anguish of a maniac struggling in
chains! It was a man of intelligence, edu
cation, neaiin, ana innuence, given ud to
himself not delivered over to the avenger of
oiooa to oe tormeniea ueiore his time; but
left to the power of his own CONSCIENCE.
suffering only what every one may suffer who
is aoanuonea oi uoa i
The Beautiful. To love the beautiful
in all things, to surround ourselves, as far
a our means permit, with all its evidences,
not only elevates the thoughts, and harmo
nizes the mind, but is a sort of homara wa
owe to the gifts of God and the labors
man. The beautiful is the priest of the be
nevolent. Bulwer.
of
DAVID WOODRUFF,
MANUFACTURER OF
CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, SULKIES, 4C
A general assortment of carriages constant--
ly on hand, made of the best material ana
n the neatest styie. ah won man.
Shop on Main street, Salem, O.
JAMES BARNABY,
PLAIN & FASHIONABLE
TAILOR.
Cutting done to order, and all work warranted
Corner of Main & Chestnut streets, Salem,
Ohio.
DRY GOODS & GROCERIES,
BOOTS and SHOES, (Eastern and Wei-
tern,) Drug and Medicine, Faint, UH
and Dye Stuffs, cheap a the cheapest, and
good as the best, constantly tor saie ai
TKESUUTTS.
Salem, O. 1st mo. 30th.
C. DONALDSON & CO.
WHOLESALE & RETAIL HARDWARE MERCHANTS
Keep constantly on hand a general assortment
of HARDWARE and CUTLERY.
No. 18, Main street, Cincinnati.
January, 1848.
BENJAMIN BOWN,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
GROCER,
TEA-DEALER, FRUITERER,
AND DEALER IN
Pittsburgh Manufactured Articles.
No. 141, Liberty Street,
PITTSBURGH.
MORE NEW BOOKS.
Just received from New York and Phila
delphia, among a great variety of school and
miscellaneous books,
Gibbons' Decline and Fall of the Roman
Empire.
Keightly's History of England, a New
and Superior work, in two vols.
Baldwin' Pronouncing Gazetteer.
liolle's Phonographic Pronouncing Dic
tionary. Wood and Cache's U. S. Dispensatory.
Davis's Revelations, " the Most Remarka
ble Book of the Age." &c, &c. ,
- Blank Dooks of every description.
Papeteries of all kinds, such as lace edged,
gilt, and embossed note papers, fancy enve
lopes, motto wafers, visiting cards, perforated
board, perforated cards, &c. Fine cap and
post papers, pens, ink, pencils. Paint (toy
and fine.) Crayons, drawing pencils, draw
ing paper, tissue paper. In short, a com
plete assortment of stationary.
All for sale low at the
SALEM BOOKSTORE.
June 18th, 1848. tf
COVERLET AND INGRAIN CARPET
WEAVING.
The subscriber, thankful for past favours
conferred the last season, take this method
to inform the public that he still continues in
the well-known stand formerly carried on by
James McLeran, in the Coverlet and Carpel
business.
Directions. Fot double coverlets spin the
woollen yarn at least 12 cuts to the pound.
double and twist 32 cuts, coloring 8 of it
red, and 24 blue; or in the same proportions
of any other two colors; double and twist
of No. 5 cotton, 30 cuts tor chain, lie ha
two machines to weave the half-double cov
erlets. For No. 1, prepare the yarn as fol
lows : double and twist of No. 7 cotton yarn
18 cuts, and 9 outs of single yarn colored)
light blue for chain, with 18 cuts of double
and twisted woollen, and 18 cuts of No. 9
for filling. For No. 2, prepare of No. 5 cot
ton yarn, 16 cuts double and twisted, and
8 cuts single, colored light blue, for the chain
17 cuts of double and twisted woollen, and
one pound single white cotton for filling.
For those two machines spin the woollen yarn,
nine or ten cuts to the pound.
Plain and figured table linen, tec. woven.
ROBERT H1NSHILLWOOD,
Green street, Salem-
June 10th, HIR. Cm 148
Agents for the " Bugle."
OHIO.
New Garden; David L. G'albreath, and L.
Johnson.
Columbiana ; Lot Holmes.
Cool Springs; Mahlon Irvin.
Berlin; Jacob H. Barnes.
Marlboro; Dr. K. G. Thomas.
Canfield ; John-Wetmore.
Lowellville; John Bissell.
Youngstown; J. S. Johnson, and Wm
J.'Bright.
New Lyme ; Marsena Miller.
Selma ; Thomas Swayne.
Springboro; Ira Thomas.
Harveysburg; V. Nicholson.
Oakland ; Elizabeth Brooke.
Chagrin Falls; S. Dickenson.
Columbus; W. W. Pollard.
Georgetown; Ruth Cope.
Bundysburg; Alex. Glenn.
Farmington ; Willard Curtis.
Bath ; J. B. Lambert.
Newton Falls; Dr. Homer Earle.
Ravenna; Joseph Carroll.
Hannah T. Thomas; Wilkesville.
Southington; Caleb Greene.
Mt. Union; Joseph Barnaby.
Malta; Wm. Cope.
Richfield; Jerome JIurlburt, Elijah Pool
Lodi; Dr. Sill. J
Chester X Roads; II. W. Curtis.
Painesville; F. McGrew.
Franklin Mills; Isaac Russell.
Granger; L. Hill.
Hartford; G. W. Bushnell.
Garrettsville; A. Joiner.
Andoverj A. G. Garlick and J. F. Whi
more.
AchorTown; A. G. Richardson.
INDIANA.
Winchesters Clarkson Pucket.
Economy; Ira C Maulaby.
Penn ) John' Lv Michner. -
PENNSYLVANIA
Pittsburgh H. Vashon.

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