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VOL. XLII, NO. 31. WHOLE NO. 2171.
lUatcljfnan & tatc journal.
roiu.isiir.i) uvnitv TiitmsnAV moiinino.
TERMP l SO rinh In mlnniei-i $200 if nutinenl li not
rnnd In advance) InUtc.t lvpyi charged rtcim llio end
The Dying Widow's Lament.
A nn rirnrtnlinnry pi rimn of tlil nutluif power, o
piv( tlie Dy)t'g Widow,1' wlilr.li tin a liomely vtfoi onri
tlhtn llti irnitmU m f tlin fow 1)tlctl protlnctioni o
OriMr, Wn l ml lurler tnr.li pubjctn, nl "to lialrdU
ron.l tit rcnt Imvmg our ciHIohI tlljtnlty mo ml lolcnr by
n bilU'di novrrlliolnf wn, cannot deny tlio ubnl uf llio art
it Fittctffn IklttUt Hevxtv
Thine cold whito curtnln futiU ilmptico
TJtnl Turin I i;ouM no longer two
'J'J.cy hate nmtumed my tiuhnnd' fdcr,
Ami oil nlliI Ion ft looked nt muj
I M?ilird fl mil t g' awity,
Yrtt ircrtiWcd nhi'e li did remain i
I tocil my eyr, and Ifiod lo pray
tin t 1 incd in inin
1 kiutw my lirnd 1 vpry 'nl,
T'o Hren uli.it frtnry mi, cii-itti
. 1 Intig liavo folt ton low Io'tnk
Off ! I have llifjnglil Innnurli oflito
1 Into n rrv rctpicMn nmVe I
Jti't wt llms.i lilindin; lean away ;
I know jmir Into, n nd for my Hkc
, Ymi nlli tticm d f I o jry.
Mv child fiat icmcd a monlti ticen dead j
My Itutbund liu lircn dnid 1ml live ;
U lui lrrn ry lioun pinco tlicn Ua (nl
I wonder 1 ntn ci nlic.
My child 1 through lilm Death nimedthe blow,
And from lint hour 1 did drclinn ;
111" fflTin, uhen my head Iir lou,
I wniill hnvo plicd on mine
TJivio liMtrrs iMci mv IhiViu-1 wl
HclW 1ii pnUlird n tin nVrpJ
WImI li'Hjrn in T'ttVtn (hrm Pie epcnlt
Whntrt nllit, iti whiih I cotilj nol ulcrp:
O ihcy me wt'fn tvllli many n Irai,
Centra fa fr nilier rjr to nn ;
I'lii oft wlun i ud ihvy ilid inmlti'tr
I'm)) h'iry tli ft hi Miih mc.
f His InOn Crip m llfii'y uuifl
The irty dav forlorn tie dlu) J
And 1 limit urcr I.m tt nnr
Whf u dead, you'll ptucu It by my ndr ;
I know these thought uru nl(, but oh I
WIijI will a .i cunt l)jrl mil rrutit?
nd ai iiuue nhe can oo I tin m o,
I'll bear thoni to my grave.
Tim miniilure licit till 1 nir,
Whrn "lend I would not bao iAniiitd J
J'is on my hutirl oh iao il llicrr,
w To fiiiil in way to uhrro 1 luted ;
My lnikhaitd threw it round my iM'ck,
IjOc, lung linrro ho culled mo hrido ;
And I whu told that t 'midt llu- urock,
Ho kifccd mo ere ho died.
There litllo that I care Tor now,
Uxcppt thi simple wedding rii'j it
I inithfully hao kept tny nw.
And feci not mi ticcminz itin- j
1 iietcr jel bate hid it hy
A moment t nice tny brld.il day j
Where ho fir1 pfaccd il, let it lie
Obi lako llnolnwa !
tiow iMp.yip in my ucddinggnun,
i'uii ncarcp Crtti think bow eoid I feolj
And iimiulh my ruflled pillow down j
Oh ! how my clouded sen" rcol I
Great Cod ! ruppoti mo lo Ibc lu.i,
Ob, let tnpro uir into tho nuim :
The lrn;gtc now i neatly p.ift
Jluntiaud and chihl, 1 ciinml
Kitchen Song.
Ilo, hn, hum ! how t 'hIi
That mich keltht .ind dltt
'oitld be cpnncd by foiiia Vankeo machine
It would tavu lueb n itht
Of ork(morn and ulfihl, t
Vu have no that would vcour, uutb and cIchm.
1 hhmild think that they Pii;lit,
With their noodlei ko ImiI.,
Add much t our cooilnil pnd ease,
nd a ilih.aher make,
That Mould bent tho buTne-rnke,
Oi the things to niuke butter aud t'liTc,
They've martuncs to nil g!-i",'
And mchinm to rut crui,
And machine! to fulfil nil their wuhci i
Itut they never onco think,
While their n n boutih Ihcy drink,
Of poor women wlio have to waib dihei.
U nnut bnvc a atmrtj hand,
'J bat uill nt hbow tho brand
Of the ilovo d.Mii or frylu: pan bou
Anl outer onco flinch,
Hut with lofttdutfi clinch.
Lay rrgbl bold ( each keltic and pot.
And when 'tin compiled,
TIim iu citloi Ml be grcctid
Willi prnici Ironi all thai Uck woaltli
And rtury good t
Will till up u gtai
Of brigtil wtjier to diink to hi hea'th
Tlio flovMr IicIiqM llio ilur utnut
nd lon;'ct! loicnch it.ulry lore,
Itut longed in vtiitit A doudrnp 1vllt
Joto tlie licli and (nigrum boll
And tltCli tlio tnr uu. iinngpil tlioic,
Aisthougli It ilrortpod IriHii unper Hirt
And klancln down from lii'uvcn Itail i-omo
To .ok on eartli a kindri'd V lino.
I'rom Cbambcri' Journal.
1 uvi; in pn old tumblo-tlown house, not
a great manpiniles from London, anil on
tho borders of a furzy common. Uefore the
age or steam locomotion this was consider
ed tho country ; und even now, thcro is one
solitary spot, where, from mossy knolls ris
ing beneath clumps or antique trees, wc
overlook a perfectly retired mid sylvan
scene. A sparkling stream, like a silver
thread, winds its way amid rich pasture
land and thick beech plantations; an ivyctl
spire, furnished with a peal of soft musical
bells, peeps forth from a distant village;
and in tho summer evening time it is pleas
ant to rest on those mossy knolls, and listen
to the sad tlistanUntisic.
The ruins of an old church may bo trac
ed from this point ; wild roses and eglan
tine arc around us, with violets and blue
bells; a sweet honey suckle porch is seen
leading to a lowly thatched hut; and there
are lowing kine nnd bleating flocks by our
sido and in the distance. In this there is
nothing wonderful ; but only turn back not
many hundred yards, and seek another
point, from whence to view a very different
and more widely-extended panorama tho
vast wilderness of London, St. Paul's, West
minster Abbey, hosts of steeples, myriads
of chimneys, armies of masts und shipping
clusterintr on tho utmost choked-up and
hidden river, good old Thames; in fine,
smoke, fog ami misery, without end I Seen
from tliis common, there tho sun sets; but
tho holy moon rises behind the tall trees
mid tho old church, which I can reach in
less time than 1 hnvo taken to gossip about
it. Royally for ninny years found a seclu
ded and peaceful home on this ancient com
mon, f.uncd alike in history and in legen
dary lore; but I know not if tho cars of
royalty wero over assailed by tho same un
earthly yclla and hootings which so often
disturb our retirement, and remind us of
the descriptions we have read of the war-1
whoops of tho Indian savancs. The cx-l
planation is, that there arc several stands of
donkeys, where these animals arc let out
lor lure, on dillcront parts ol llio common ; ;
und tho general assemblage or grand cmjio
r'nim, is clo?o to tho garden wall which
bounds tho domain once honored by a royal
One evening during the past summer, as
I was returning from a rtniblc by the side, her mode of life, was suitable to her taste;
of n dear invalid, who was drawn about in and wc pressed her no further, poor ca
rt hand carriage, two ragged little girls loi-,turo!" r
tercd. around our gate from idle curiosity, to Such was the talc I heard; too singular
walch the occupant of the pretty green (and improbable for a fictitious narrative,
chariot assisted into tho house. I was j too extravagant for invention. Ii induced
struck by llio appearance of tho elder of j ic to pay a visit, after the hours of donkey
the two; fur although with a quantity of usage were over, to Mr. Johnnie Lee's hut
malted black hair, a very dirty face, and " by the caverns." I knew by previous ob
still dirtier habiliments, I could trace a sin-, scrvation, that " the pits" contained wretch
gnlar loveliness both of form and feature. r, hovels, and still more wretched inhabi
Hhc had large, languishing bluo eyes, sha- tnnts; but the one I now entered was
ded by long, black, silken lashes! but not- wora0 tltuti 1 had cnturcd to anticipate. It
withstanding this, tho gipscy physiognomy consisted of only two rooms; tho under one
was decided ; and as there were many of, with a mud floor and with tho ceiling brok
that tribe in tho neighborhood, I doubted I cn.and llio upper flooring proicetini: tlirotiDh.
not that these vagrants were wanderers from 1
their tents. After regaling the poor little
tilings- with some tempting cakes, 1 asked
the beauty her name, when she answered
with distinctness and propriety, " Mazulli
Le, please ma'am."
"And what is your father, my dear?" I
" Father 's a gipwsy, please ma'am."
" And your mother is a gipsey, too, I sup
pose, tny dear V
" No, mother's a lady, and drives don
keys, please ma'am."
I pressed the child to try and explain her
meaning; but all the answer I could get
was " Mother's a lady, and keeps donkeys."
She made mo comprehend that the smallest
and most exclusive donkey-stand on the bor
der of the common, nearest our house, be
longed to her mother; .and that her only
brother, a little bigger' than herself, was
also an assistant in the business. She said
their homo was not very far ofT " in llio j
pits near tho caverns," where a miserable!
collection ol huts had been from time un-:
memorial. Morcvcr, on questioning Ala-
.clli further, I found that she regularly at
tended tho Rev. Mr. L 's Sunday school,
knew her catechism, "and said her prajcrs
ei cry night when mother washed her face."
I hoped that a portion of the latter state
ment was true; but tlio face-washing seem
ed quite incredible.
My curiosity was aroused; and the next
day 1 walked close past the doiikcy-.-land,
which Mazclli Leo had described as being
kept by her mother, " the lady," and then
1 observed an individual whom I had often
ston before, but without noticing her par
ticularly, or giving her a second thought.
This individual was a woman still young
and good-looking, with the fresh color of
unclouded health lighting up her blue ryes
eyes almost as beautiful as tho little Mil
zelli's and with an anxious expression flit
ting sometimes across the vacant but good
humored composure, which was the leading
character of her countenance.
Her appearance was not at all that of a
conventional heroine of romance; yet J
could not help fancying that there was
somewhat of different breeding, shoun by
her general bearing and unstudied altitudes,
Irom that usually displayed by the race ol
females engaged in her boisterous cilling.
Her two little girls were squatted on the
grass beside her ; ami a Jiantlsoinc specimen
of a real, genuine looking, good-for-nothing
jripscy man was lolling nt his ease near the
group, in supremo enjoyment u a pipe. '
did not line to speaK to the motiior aim i.er
daughters under these circumstances, bc-
cause not patronizing tho donkeys, ;nI '
being an inhabitant, it was not a very agree-,
able, or perhaps safe acquaintance to form ;
but Mazclli knew me directly, ami came
bounding forward, while the woman cour
tos.cd silently, ami without, tnc usual vocn-
cratious of, " Donkey to-day, ma'am f stea
dy donkey quick donkey!
One or two evenings afterwards, 1 was in
company with a voluble lady, who hail j
come to our neighborhood for change of!
air, and was ordered by Iter medical niton-1 via you crcr taut, a warm nam.' J. lie j
dant to take donkey exercise. She was full ' question may bc libelous, and jet no moroi
of a " most singular adventure she had met ! than asking you whether you have been to
with a perfect romance in real life ;" mid j France. llcrelororc, tho latter was un mi
ller gossip, lo my great satisfaction, related i venture, and a remarkable one in our histo
to the donkey-woman. " Yesterday morn-1 ry. nil scarcely loss so was the former, for
ing," said she, "my young friend, Miss 11. ' except a body went abroad, his body under-1
and myself, had donkeys brought to our! went but litllo general ablution. There'
door early for a long excursion ; and while was, however, some justifiable excuse for,
trotting along, attended by a frank, rosy-1 not bathing or travelling. Unlhing houses i
looking female, wc begun speaking lo each ! were few anil bathing was expensive ; like
other in French, not wishing the driver to wise trips to Franco wero slowly 0x00111011,'
understand our conversation. Alter a and equally costly : consequently a general j
while, however, the donkey-woman said ' tepid wash was rarely indulged in, as we
very quietly, 'Ladies, it is as well to tell grew beyond the nursery Saturday nights'
you that 1 undrrstemd French.' We were abulitious ; ami visits lo France, like those ,
at firtt sDccchlcss from surnriso. and then of angels, " were few and far between."
from not knowing what to say afraid of
something, wc could not tell what ; altho'
she was by no means obtrusive, but behaved
with perfect propriety. Uy-and-by, in order
to break tho awkward silence, 1 remarked
to Miss 11 how well the singing hail been
conducted nt St. Mark's church oil the pre-
ceding Sunday evening, when a very beau -
tiful choral hymn had been sung, nnd tho
chanting exquisitely continued. We re -
grctted that neither of us remembered the
composers name, as wc ucsirctt to procure
tho music.
" 'I have it at home, ladie,' said the don
key driver ; it is taken from an old oratorio,
and is part of my school music. 1 was ut
St. Mark's on Sunday evening, und felt
pleased to hear it again.'
" Sho then offered to lend us the music
in question; and this was modestly and
simply said, just as if wo must know her
history, und therefore ought not or need not
feel astonished at such discrepancies.
However, when wo did express our surprise,
she simply nurrated her story, which is this :
She was tho only child of a wealthy farmer
by his first marriage, uud her mother dying
during her childhood, uho was placed at a
boarding-school for young ladies, where
she received the usual education. Hut she
was idle, and haled lenrning i and when she
left school and returned home, she found a
step-mother, who did not treat her kindly,
and became a scrcro tnslcmislrcss to her
thinking, A troop of gipsies coming into
tho neighborhood, she secretly formed their
acquaintance; and in the end eloped with
their chief, Mr. Johnnie Luc by name, r.nd
became his wife. After lending n wander
ing life for many years, she had induced her
husband to settle here, from a desiro that
their unfortunate children should receive a
Christian education.' as she termed it. and
also because a relative of her husband's was
'a nourishing fly-proprietor in the vicinity,
unit might forward llicir views. lint her
husband was a rover by nature ; idle and
careless; and all she had been able to do
was to establish a donkey business, and to
attend to it herself. She declared that the
pure air, and ihe untrammelled freedom of
1 did nt ascend the ladder leading to (hat,
for I saw quite ciiouch below to surprise
and bewilder inc. A scene like this so near i
my own com for table home, and in the midst I
of the rigorous proprieties of conventional j
life! and a woman of nearly the same,
grade originally as myself, of nearly the ,
same nringitig up, thus outraging flic com
mon decencies of lifu 1 How fir beyond the
saddest talcs of romance or the wildest vis
ions of fancy. Her three children were
around her, supping on potatoes: but there j
was no snowy cloth on the tottering board,
no cleanly basins of new milk, no fiesli
flowers in wicker-baskets, iioihiii'i as it
would have been were 1 relating fiction. J
Outside there were no honey-bees or garden j
plots, where sweet thyme, and mint, audi
sunflowers grow ; nothit.g but foul donkcy-
sheds adjoining, where, amid damp fodder j
and noisome stench, rested the weary ani
mals nrn llinv ivprp lliriinrl nut nn llu f.rm i
ninll to shift for themselves durin" the night,
The ipey husband was not there. I 'did
. ,,si. r..r i.:.,, i;,r t r i,.., i.,
too well. It was an "owro true talc" 1 had
hoard, ami ibis was the moral.
Johnnie Lee's wife opened a chest which
stood in one corner, containing the rags of!
the family, and amidst them lay concealed I
her sole earthly treasures: her father's min
iature ; sumo school-bnoks, with her maiden
name inscribed m them, winch I forbear
recording ; and some torn and yellow-looking
music the music which she had offer
ed the loan of to mv acquaintance. She.'
gave me no further explanations; made no
comments; but she did confess, that if it
should please God to afflict her with sick
ness she knew not what would become of
them. To her own father and family she
had been tho same as dead since her dis
graceful elopement. She bail indeed pur
chased pure air and untrammclcd freedom I
at a fearful price! Poor thing! with a'
smile on her lip, but with a tear in her eye 1
she added, " 1 do wish my children lorc-i
echo a Christian education; ami when I
look on theiu, and particularly on my little
Mazclli, and remember their inheritance, I
dare not think. Itut I have chosen my lot.
My husband does not beat or ill-tisc me ;
he has given up many bail practices for mv
sake; and if he is rather fond of tlie shelter
(,r,C puljio holi.0) ought I to complain of!
that ! Do not shed tears for mc : I have no ,
feeling for myself." Ami she said truly. A
woman destitute of feeling seems an anom
aly in human nature; but this she must lie,)
,,,! f,m. sympathies are wasted when ev
pcmcd on her. Hut for the poor children j
, . ,c;in si, b,C(1(s Gentle blood flows in I
tlicir veins. Tor tlits tics cT rel ntiousnip cun-1
1()t )Q ,.,. . ., w,ljt ., cmWM f.,mi., j
part,. wolll(1 bc ,-nrmcd ol- tll0 min,ried riverj : ,
1C most decorous and prosperous of the!
middling classes of community in juxtapo-
siioll ,vit!) 1u, Mllic ( humanity thictes J
vagrnnts ami tlonkcy-drivers!
n v n. n. i:tii.vi:r.wr.i.i,, m. ii.
Did you crcr tahi. a warm bath -
jiiu ici us move mc original question, miu 1
if the answer be in the negative, let 1110 1
suggest the experiment. Take one. Apart
from its cleanly properties, its moral virtues
and its salutary tendency, it lias a strong
inducement in tho personal comfort which
, it ullbrtls. Supposing you never took 0
1 induce you to do so fancy the delight
1 warmth. Standing wit! your back to tho
1 fire is proverbial; warming our hands be-'
lore tho blazing coal is a luxury 111 cold-
wcauier ; shaving 111 warm water, wbal a
pleasure! Taxing also our memory for our
last cohl : Was not half the euro of "it effect
ed by the hot foot-bath, by which the shriv
elled skin, tho bound head and tho lazy
acho were resolved into soft and refreshing
sleep ? Now fancy tho entire body immers
ed, neck high, in a warm bath; even tho
dumb must speak in its praise. But to tho
point : first, wo will consider it as a luxury;
secondly, a remedy; lastly, a duty.
Enjoyments are better appreciated by
contrasts. Take, for instance, arriving at
the end of a journey, " nipped to tho nose,"
fingers cohl as icicles, toes senseless as
marble, teeth chattering upon a still tongue,
nnd tho body trembling, shivering, and flut
tering like a poor dog rescued from drown
ing, and withal exhausted by, most likely,
wakefulness, possibly wet anil fatigue. Im-j
ngino or recollect all these phenomena, and
then remember llio clysium of a hot bath, if
you happen to have entered one ; or, if such
a fact cannot bo iccnllcd, should the like
feelings ever assail you again, in justice to
commendation, try one. It surpTsses the
toasting before the kitchen fire; an oven
bears no comparison to it, and bed is a sor
ry rival. Such a stale of things as half
freezings, and similar suHbrings. arc highly
dangerous; and a cold caught one day, oft
en sees the victim collincd in a week. A
hot bath taken at the filling moment arrests
the threatened iuasion, dissolves the frigid
members, reanimates nose, lingers, and
toes, sends the blood merrily on to every
extremity, where ten minutes before it was
a stranger, and composes the body in a
state of thankful and grateful case, and sends
death iibout his business. This is nol a
mere fanciful skclch by a bath proprietor,.
but a posituo and undeniable truth : mid a; benefit of feeling stronger and better, if I happy man in the bed had had his throat
Warm bath aptly taken has, in hundreds of possible, than before, and of enjoying the ,"l! After a short pause of most awful si
instances, and thousands too, averted and : refreshment of the immersion. A bath may Icnce, the landlord said
cured illness that bitter experience tells j ,c taken safely in the " bitterest" and cold- 1 " It is all over. Look for the money."
us has proved fatal for the want of one. A cst weather. Foggy, and damp, and wet 1 "I have found it under the pillow," ex
cold is the most accessible of all complaints davs are least favorable for the indulgence. , claimed the son ; it is is a leathern belt and
by an inhabitant of this variable climate In'tho summer the bath is most essential for 'pocket-book."
neglected, it leads to the most fatal. tho skin ; having double duty to perform, it I The murderers disappeared.
.1 irnrm hath is the rrndir.-t, cheapest, urgently requires to bo kept cleanly, lest ! 1-verything being now quiet, tho travel-
iitickrsl, best, anil most (crtain cure. I 1 any obstruction to the perspiration should j ler crept from under tho bod, jumped out
am not tho only authoritv fur this assertion. ensue. If the bath bo wanted for a specific of Ihe window, and then hastened to tho
Every travelled man of forty ycirs can al- j purpose, and the illness bo one of uncertain- i adjoining town to inform the authorities
test it: " I'robritnm est." Now, setting ty, or beyond the comprehension of the in- I what had happened.
aside this rhapsody on the best way of, valid, a medical opinion had better be had : Tho mayor immediately assembled the
warming ourselves, and of killing a cold,
tnc rentier may desire to Know what mcdi-;
cal men think of the virtues and usefulness j
lll' U'.'irtll lliltllillir 'I'lmt it W r'nilllltl'il'n lr
health; I hut it nhsolutcly is the hct ihsti-
inln fur nvftriMttn Mtwt nhi-sii u-linn ilin fur- !
.... ..v.... ,..v. ., ,
itinr fvin sivirrok Iwi 1 1 :i 1 mill nl'tlin Inflnr
tlmri. m n, -.Irnnrlu swiillmvpil. Tlmi 1
it rniialir.es the circulation of the blood : '
renders the skin supple and moist ; promotes ' uf warm bathing is, there is a time ami sea
free circulation, and relieves the body from JM)U Tor all things. I have observed, that,
aiajeroi iiiick. omruie accumulation or for cleanliness, and comfort and health, a
scurf, and oleaginous surfacial deposit, and I warm bath maybe taken once a week, or
so proves salutary, giving thereby an impc-'onco a n.rmiglit, at'least, but for special
tus to absorption and secretion, is also a purposes, one may betaken dailv for a time,
great lact.ntid therefore, il is most wholesome or twice or thrice' a week ; ImUlie. practice
anil wise, on not too frequent occasions, to m!)t ,,t degenerate into such frequency as
avail oneself of it. to enervate and enfeeble, which like, anv
.'1 mrm culling himself in hreith, to hiei ot1(.r practice carried to excess, it will do.
himself so, should artainli, take a warm rill that 1 can add U, that the warm bath is
bath once u week throughout his life : rer- a )St excellent adjunct in the restoration
tainhj a fortnight should not peiss without and maintenance of health. It rarely disa
onr. Let the sceptic try Hie experiment, jccs : but its services arc manifold, and
and, in addition to improved feelings, the the introduction of baths for the poor is a
great one or knowing his entire body to be nohlc national donation, and will, doubtless
clean and spotless ami wholesomn, will be I... tend In tho extension nf the nrnr.linn of
such a comfort, that a misery is in store if
tho practice be omitted. The effect of a
warm bath to a person in health is highly
tlclightlul. J he sensations during the pro- health, which warm bathing can so cll'ect
ccss arc exquisite, ami afterwards no less ivcv administer,
so. The libcrlv of motion, the pleasurable ' "
and agreeable diflusiou of warmth, ami the1
perfect case during the indulgence lime no.
parallel. The flexibility of the joints, the) rrto.M thi: uuuman.
freedom of respiration, the improved lone . . ., . , . r. i i .
or nervous let-ling in mind ami Ulw. iiel-l v" ,,,c 1 ,,r,! '' j1""1'? ,1(;i)l,r,l,riJ 'ro,n
lect being brighter, and everv faculty lTFch- ,'?rM! ,l(;',lcr :ll,'l;,c'1 ,n, . "
cr-uianmry, thought, ami idea, n't com- na l at l.o entrance of a little own
maud, after the b:.ll.-arc notorious truths wln,:h t all appearance was; respectable and
kuowi. lo tho patron of tho warm ablution. 'I'"1-'1, " recommended his horse to the
The next view mav be, the virtues nC warm ol ,tl' I1'"1"""', dried Ins clothes at the
bathing in illnessin scve.c cases, or to ' Ijrc, nd as soon as supper w:,s ready sat
pcrson ffbr these observations apply to both ! " ,to tl,c ,:,1,,e. v" 1 "l0 llost a,,d lls fil,
scxes, and, of tho two, will, perhaps groat-' w,l "IM' lc decent .eoplc.
er rWit to Hie Indies) in delicate health, in ,1)im."S M'PP" ,,,c livelier was asked
dyspeptic health, ii. i.enous health. First, 1 f ,,c ca"; fr",;,' . ."s ""'S
..... i.. . i. .......... . . n,.,i ro p.,,,11 .... . that h3 came from the city ol leuna, Ihcy
Ml.: if.ul .1 !... .... , , v . ,
positively inflammatory
mid even in these
:. I. i.. ,.-.i..,.-.l,ln ,,,,,l,.r .,...,. r horse dealer told him all lie Knew. 1 fit
cases it is highly serviccal.lc under proper,. . . . . .. , . . ,
i i. .ii ............ . ant ord then asked hi u what business hat
advice. It quiets all nervous irritability ! , . , . . ,.
i i' ' taken urn lo Vienna, to which he rep net
promotes ge era lc ,lad been there to sell some of the
(IIIU )Ud mniL.lln lll ifiiuuihuifii, w v r. wuit
thereby obstructions in deep-seated parts,
i . ii.....: i ... ..i... .t '
..nt . nlimiij tlir lurculnlinii nvnrr'nniiiiir
the hi
ihe blood throughout it c.mre': Warn, ha -
tl.in.r nls,. nrls lipiir-lu-iiillv ol. thu k .Innvs
run! iirin.iri- iirirnns-. it linlns the bowels and
stomach and liver. si imr new life to each.
the. action of each being thereby healthily
excited ; it consequently promotes diges
tion, and, contrary to the popular fear of a
t.n... ...n..t.n..l..rr 1 I ', I . .. I '. t . 1 1 T n I . tt 1 1-
ill III IFaill . I.IIMjIIIIII, I. ill ivnini ruwni;iir
, . .. . .. :.. .......
f.ii tlm vipiii ? .nnil liirlhprinnrtv in or.no -
...... ...V ......... , , - I I -
sitiou likewise to tlio apprehension that a
warm bath is dangerous, as being liable to
give cnltl afterwards, it, I unhesitatingly de
clare, fortifies you against one. Colds are
only taken when the bath exhausts, when it
is taken too hot, or the bather has been too
long in it. or ho incautiously submits him
SC I 10 t raii"iiis, or niiut;! iiiiuui 111 iiiu lyuiu
11 . T. . ..a m .ii,i.m,
ami damp air, and so takes a dull, on
coining out of one. In all cases of rest-
lessness-thc fidgcts-in hvpochondriasis,
or better known ifs low spirits-general bod -
ily ami mental deprcssion-thc warm bath
i..i ,...r... i. ir:,ili.ns the whole
1... 1 ... 1: ...i . :.. ii. ....1.1
system, induces a gootl night's rest, soothes
excitability, stills an irregular and fluctua
ting pulse, ami calms a turbulent mind. As
a matter of health and duty, the bath is im
perative ; as one of ease mid comfort anil
enjoyment, and lastly of cleanliness, incom
parable ; if omitted from distfnst" in the
first instance, folly, if from dilatorincss or
indolence, or on tho scoro of trouble or ex
pense, unpardonable. Head what Arm
strong says :
Tho warm .Million, tint cnou-li to clear
Tlio fluiCfi. ol too tkln nmiigli 10 Kuei
Tlii. luulv .nr-rrd from Indpcont .oil.
Hi 111 tu tin mire, i-vcn did It nol condueo
(At liiurli it iloei', In lionllli, wrro gre.tly vorll
Your dully min : it li I lii. ndorn. llio licli ;
The wnnl if IliU li .iniul)'. wont run.
Willi tlii. Dtlenul tiituo, e malntnin.
A decent jinco without It, youlli und rlmriu.
Are la.tli.omc. Thl. tho lurmil jruce. know,
ho ilouhtlrii do your wlv I (" ninrricd irc
At well n. lover., .till prelood to Inito l
Not I. It lri (.11 prudent wive, cnu loll)
To loie 11 luiiliand'. than a lover', neon.
The usual temperature of the warm halhi
is ninety-eight degrees, but, according to
tho object in view, it can bo modified and
homo at the pleasure or the bather; if ta
ken for mere refreshment and cleanliness,
tho above licat will prove very agreeable and
suitablo for the purpose; if sulfcring from
cold or other indisposition, and perspiration
be dcsirablo, 0110 hundred degrees will be
found efl'ective, and ten minutes are quite
long enough to remain in it ; if tho stay bo
much protracted, exhaustion follows, and
the'cirect is hurtful. Tho French people
nccustom themselves to pass a full hour in
tho warm bath, but tho practice is relaxing,
and, indeed, enervating; and the people of
this country would soon find it so.
Tho best tlino for taking a bath is before
a meal, or else soma time after one. The
morning is tho most favorablo for invalids,
because tho body is fresh, and able to en
counter any little extra fatigue; but tho
balh is equally serviceable at all periods of
the day morning, noon, or evening; and
those persons whoso engagements arc im
perative, during what arc called business
hours, must not plead ",tlio fear of taking
cold after," as an excuse for tho omission.
Indeed the apprehension of taking cold
(which prevails to a popular degree) after
a warm bath, under any circumstances, is
quite erroneous; for in fact, instead of pre
disposing a person to a catarrh, or a rheu
matic attack, or, in plain language, a cold,
the bath absolutely helps to keep one or
either of tho others oft". The absolute ef
fect of a hot bath is, that it stimulates, a
rouscs, and keeps up the circulation, thereby
diffusing warmth throughout the frame,
which renders it invulnerable to the dread
ed evil ; and if a man do not sudor that tx-
citcmcnt to subside, and do not linger about
in the cold or damn air. but proceeds brUk.
y on his way, ho will derive the double
hm 1 am not speaking "fee prospectively,"
br, invaluable as professional guidance
mutt ,c admitted to be, on every occasion,
n..a...tl.. IT : 1... .......1 1 ...I
that common fciisc should tell, not only
...!... ...... !. ti I i J.
UllUil l" Mill lUt IIIU UIIUIUI, mil U'lU'll 111
.1 :!..... t.'.. il r... . I
...i i:...:..,: r'.t i..
n'rmi :.s tbn t.lnastire. drliclu. ,i ...lnl.rltv
ablution ; for cleanliness is a speaking ad-
verlisement, and carries with it the "com-
forts, agreeable feelings, ami permanent
viiw I.. Ii.-.r IVm llw. ..;..! 'IMw,
, ,i . "i"1""
nurse nu.nei tout nun an 1 1 u khuu. i lie
I . I
eV- ,,nrfiC'
that ever appeared in that
j . AVllCfc" n'0.rd;? ,1,c ,w,,,lonI I""-1 very
"l "' " "
i l"'"c
him, mid who appeared to be In-
His expressive glance did not escape
! tho observation of the traveller, who howev-
! nf t..pl.- in. i.nlli.n rt It vnt lap Limn nPlnr-
, ward bail cause to regret his want ol can
I lion. IJcing in want of
repose, lie begged
, , ,, ,
the landlord :is soon as he supper was in
1 . . . . . .
I ... .l.m.i I..... F.
The landlord took a lamp and conducted
the travc er across the yard ..to a . ctac he.
buildii." which coutaiuc.l two tolerably
uuiitiiiiB, which co uuiiicti io loicraoiy
neat rooms. Abed was prepared at the
further end oftho second,
As soon as the landlord had retired, the
'traveller iiuuresscti niiiisuii, iniLmunieu .1
himself, unbuckled
. . . . .. ,.
money belt containing a considerable sum
. , , . . . . .. .
R"J'Jj nf. took out hw pocket-book winch
WVU 1 ofl,:"',5 no,,cf-. ... , . .
; Il!'.""g convinced himself t hat his money
wa "8 Ijeplnccd both under his p. low,
extinguished the light, nnd soon fell asleep,
thanking God mid all the saints for the suc
cess of his journey. He had slept but an
hour or two when he was suddenly awak
ened by tho opening of a window, and im
mediately felt tho night air blow on him.
Startled by this uuforsecn circumstance,
the traveller raised himself up in bed, and
perceived the head ami shoulders of a man
who was struggling to get into the room ;
at the same time he heard the voices of
several persons who were standing near the
A dreadful terror seized our traycllcr,
i who gave himself up for lost, und scarcely
! knowing what ho did, crept under tho bed
as soon as possible. A moment afterwards
j a man sprang heavily into tho room, nnd
'staggered to the bed, supporting himself a
j gainst the wall.
I Confounded as the horso dealer was, ho
nevertheless perceived that tlio intruder was
inebriated ; this circumstance, however,
gavo him littlo hope, for ho had probably
got intoxicated in order tosummontip cour
age for tho contemplated crime; besides this
tho traveller had heard tho voices of persons
outsido so that tho murderer in caso of re
sistance could bo nssistod by his comrades.
But how great was his astonishment when
he saw tnc unknown person throw his coat
on the floor, and stretched himself upon tho
bed which ho had just quitted 1 A few mo
ments afterwards ho heard the intruder
snoro and his terror began gradually to give
way to reflection, although tho whole atfair
was quito incomprehensible to him.
He was just preparing to rjuit his hiding
placo in order to awaken tho inmates oftho
house, and ask for another bed in the placo
of that from which ho had so unceremoni
ously been expelled, when a new incident
Ho heard the outer door carefully open-
cd, mid on listening, tho sound of cautious
footsteps reached his car. In a few moments
tho door of the room opened, and two fig
ures, those of the landlord and son, stood
on tho threshold.
' Keep the lamp back I' muttered the fa
ther in a low voice.
' What have wc to fear I' said the young
man ; ' wc are two against one; besides, ho
has only a small knilo with him, mid ho is
sleeping soundly ; hear him snore.'
" Do what I toll you," said tho father an
grily ; " do you wish to awaken him ; would
you have him alarm the neighborhood."
The horse dealer, horrified with tho spec
tacle, remained motionless under the bed,
MiillUUIV liilllllil I" UIL'jllllt. X IIU SOU SIIIII!
i.. .1...:.... . i.. fiu. -t....
the door niter linn and the wretches ap---i- ""B"" ""J "
i.roacl.cd the bed on tintoc. ?t,0M of Cass " "i?""1- Subjoined are two
An instant afterward the bed was shook
by a convulsive motion, and a stifled crv of
pain conliriucd the foreboding that the un
i ' i i ii, i i .i
j military, and in less than three quarters of!
I an Hour, tlie inn was surrounded by soldiers
I who had been summoned to arrct the mur-
ftnf.irj 'IMw. iflnvln lirmvn vnnnmil liitrlmt in
profound hIciicc; hut on approaching the '
I tnMrw llinv Imirrl r. nmcn Tlio lnr u-nc i
i t nwi.v, no wwvi i.i.o
i immrwIintrJv linitwin it mwl lm Innillnrrl
, :m,l uun ro no., i.t;i,. pt.p,i ;., .tu.l
cimr a pit. As soon as the murderers Sawthe notniies of the New-York Democracy
the horse dealer thev both uttered a loiid
cry or horror, covered their faces with their
hands and fell to the ground.
This was neither Troiii rcpcntcncc, nor !
the fear of punishment, but they thought I
they saw before them tho ghost of the mur-1
tiered man, notwithstandinrx they hoard him
speak. There was some trouble in convin-j
cing them to the contrary. J hey were then
bound and led to tho out-house where the
I horrible tlcctl was committed, anxious to sec
how the enigma would be solved.
The prisoners appeared tolerably collec-
itctl, at least calm anil sullen, but when, on
entering the room, they perceived the body
which lay on the bed, the son fell to the
i floor ami the father threw himself on it,
I with loud lamentations, clasped tho bloody
I corpse, and exclaimed dcsparingly
! " My sou ! my son ; I, thy father, am thy
The murdcrcM man was the youngest son
of the host. Drunkenness was the only
fault ibis young man had ; and this night
instead of being as his father and brother
supposed, in his own bed, he had gone out
secretly ami been carousing with some of
Ins companions at the ale-house. Soon be.-' pull down the. pillars ol the temple on their
coming sufficiently inebriated mid fearing, own heads. We have no doubt, if the Na
his father's anger, if he appeared bclorc ' tional Conrcntion acts in accordance with
him in that slate, lie intended to pass the j Democratic principle, and presents as a
night in the detached out-house as he had , candidate a proper exponent of such prin
ol'ten done before. His companions had ciplc, there will be a iinivcrtal rally lo his
accompanied him lliiihcr, and helped him i support. Hut wc do not believe that even
to climb up to the window tlie rest requires 1 a National Convention can force an unwor-
j no further explanation. 1 thy man upon the party.
I Nor tit) we need to add that the niiirde-, r , , . ,,
1 rcrs expiated their crime with their lives, ."c,f,nrf, lJlc, fI lowing l'"hy para
land that the horse dealer, although saved, S"PLh ,h.c B"Mn, Kcpubhc, tho organ
jantl again in possession of his plundered o1 the Barnburners in that region,
i property, still shudders at the recollection i K.ceP ,l 1'eVlrc Ine people, that Lewis
'of that fearful nWit. Cr.ss is opposed to harbor improvements,
I ' " ; and is in favor of the extension ofSlaverv.
lzF The St. Lawrence Republican
rf.nt of" the late S11. as WmniiT snpnL-s tlmx
o lay bclorc our readers to-day, to the
exclusion of almost e.ve.rv lliiinf nlsp. flip
I :. V : , ,.J '.
" I tirnr.Pf.tlilirT of Inn n.-illinuirn ( .nnvpnt mn
nhc. as,cmblud on Monday the 2&I dav"..:; i 1... .11".- r'"Tv: A'"""
, 11' 1 1 I '
I of May, ultimo, and adjourned on 1' riday,
fltO "Nlll! .HIM Wft ficl. (Iio frirnliil n I tiititintt
I ti llir mrunr in llio rniirtn ;nlrn(rwl tw 1ilu
ilu,iv towVrdV the riM r rtS r-'r l
! , , ,on'1" 11,0 vr,S ,trul delegates Irom
the state or New ork, and the means re-
r,n,i i,,,,, oifln i,r.,vi,n ;.. .1
lion. As might have been expected, fromjVow the act of the individual who has
, the known firmness and unwavering integ-. claimed to represent her in tho Convention.
I rity of our delegates, they remained in tho No one who sat in that assembly was au
j convention until every honorable expedient thorized to cast her vote for Gen, Cass, or
had been tried to obtain their rights, and any other candidate: she is not bound,
I when they found every effort unavailing, and therefore, in honor or principle, to abide
all attempts at harmony utterly fruitless, I tm decision of that hod v. Tho State is
muj itn un; buuti-uiiuii, huh .111 Ha tests
nnd its gags, to go 111 Us own way. The
result opens a new era, when tho democracy
have but two alternatives to choose between :
slavery propagandism and intolerance on
the one hand, and freedom, free soil and
free speech on the other. Tlio democracy
of New York have chosen the latter; and j an Abolition paper, holds the following Un
as will bc seen a convention is to bc called 1 guago in relation to public sentiment in Vir
nt Utica on the 22d day of Juno next, to gina on tho subject of Slavery :
nominate candidates for President and Vice " It is not generally known, yet it is nev
President of the United States. . crthelcss true, that tw'o-thirds o'f the people
Tho stupendous scheme of fraud concoc- or Virgina arc open and undisguised ad vo
ted to disfranchise New York has been con- catcs of ridding the State of Slavery; and,
stimulated. It is idle to plead that both del- after the year I80O, when tho census is la
cgations were admitted. Tho convention ken, their views will bc embodied in such
well knew that tho legal representatives of 1 form as to startle the South. Wc speak
New York would never consent to sit with ' understanding!'. Wc have, within the last
tho spurious, illegal delegates, and that to ' two years, conversed with more than five
do so, would acknowledge in them unequal
claim to seats. Thus, wc say, the great
scheme, which was got up from the begin
ning for that purpose, has been consumma
ted in the disfranchisement of New York.
She has had no part or lot in tho nomina
tion of General Cass, neither will she ii
port him. Tho rights of New York have
been ruthlessly crushed and her democracy
insulted. Every democrat in tho stale of
New York, whoso representative voico was
stilled in that body, will feel that insult and
indignantly repel it.
It is worthy of remark that the conven
tion evaded a decision oftho question upon
its merits. They dared not meet it openly
and decido upon tho evidence presented,
for they know that that evidence would
scatter tho hunker claim to tho wind. Hut
tho fiat had gone forth New York with her
30 votes in convention, must bc crushed be
cause her delegates WERE FOR FREE
DOM. This was tho avowed ground of
somo 01 1110 southern delegates, wiiy mo
New Y'ork delegates should bo rejected.
Tho nomination of Gen. Cass has dis-
jtinctly tendered an issue which tho democ
racy ol New York did not insist upon. For
it wiis the subserviency and truckling and
double-dealing of Gen. Cass on the ques
tion of freedom, which has alono given him
tho nomination. As for Mr. Cass, wc have
only to say what wc have before said, thai
wo consider him tho most unprincipled and
venal of all tho dough-faces lacking tho
honesty and stability necessary for the head
of a free government.
Tho disaffection inhc Loco-Foco ranks
is not confined to New-York. The princi
ple of freedom upon free soil has taken
hold of the heart of the people elsewhere
than here. Wherever this is the case.
. . . .
instances. Alb. Jh-c. Journal.
I'rom tlio Hnnduikj (Ohio) Mirror.
General Cass U iioiniuatcd by the Bal
timore Comcntion. What shalTbc done in
tho premises? is the question that all are
asking. I IV shall act as near in accordance
with the principles wc have heretofore pro
fessed and advocated, and which arc .well
understood by our readers, as practicable.
The voice of the great State of New
York, of her noble democracy has not been
heard in making this nomination. It is not,
therefore, the nomination of a Democratic
National Con mention, such as the delegates
were sent to Baltimore to make, and is of
no binding obligation upon the Democracy
of the nation, or any part of it, except so
far as they choose to ratify it.
The Democracy of New-York, it is be
lieved, will have a candidate in the field,
mid the Democracy of other Free Stales
w P3 ""c with them
nC niff party Will proba
probably nonunatr
tt P1.M- r"nr
Clir , VlCll.
Taylor or Gen Scott
s0. " Democratic candidate, planted upon
Free. sail, free men. free sncech. and
- 11 1 , .
f"r cammtru, would carry ho Itorth against
J," "PPitum. and probably go into the
1 residential chair,
1115 Somiipori (iviwon.in) ToK-jrapli.
Again, wc need not say that it is quite
possible for men by trickery to secure a
nomination, whose whole life has been a
living lie upon Dcmocracv. If Gen. Cass
has not always been such an one, he is at
least such an one now ; and if ho be nom
inated, wherein, under such circumstances,
is the obligation to support him in virtue of
Democratic principle. Ho says, should he
be elected, Congress shall not interpose, if
ho can help it, tt) prevent the spread or sla
very into territory now free. Now we
need not say that Ibis position is at war
with the interests of free labor, and conse
quently at war with Democracy, for wo all
know it. Can, then, a National Conven
tion alter this state of alTairs, or make that
Democratic which is now its opposite? If
tho National Convention betrays the princi
ples of Democracy, wc know not what rule
makes it incumbent on individual members
of the parly to complete the treason and to
that he was fi.r and against the annexation
of Texas ; that he was the apologist and de
fender of the tyrant Louis Phillippc, and
the rcviler of the French Rcpulicans ; that
he intrigued to defeat the nomination of
Martin Van Huron in IS I I; and that ho is
not entitled to the support of the New-York
"'ul-' "'-.J
rii.. 1 , ...
! 1 uwt-u-1.' ut." itlJll.-VATIO.NS IN OOUTIl
tr". T-
wvnitf "l" 'J till. I UIW uuu jwiiru-
, ,iol, nt Baltimore, the Charleston News
i 1 . . ...!
! 18 . r T l"al r sn"n,,naui, w 1
llot rcCcivc llio assent of the State of South
Carolina and we have no doubt that the
.nm ... wc .c no aou . .u,at. .u,e
untrammelled to that course winch her
, scnse r duty, under the Constitution and
, i,or own rights and interests, may dictate.
) .
Anti-Slavery Feeling in Virgina.
1 ho luchmond houthcrncr, by no means
hundrcd slave-holders in tho Stato; and
four hundred and fifty out of the five hun
dred expressed themselves ready to unite
on any general plan to abolish Slavery upon
almost nuy terms. Abolition fanaticism at
tho North has not produced this, but the
annexation of Texas nnd tho acquisition of
territory have dono it. Virginia may bo
put down as no longer reliable on this ques
tion. When sho goes, the District of Co
lumbia is free territory ; then Delewaro and
Maryland will also go, .and North Carolina
nnd Kentucky will follow suit.. This will
surround tho cxtrcmo South with Free
States; and when that day conies, and it
will not bo very long, wo would just as lief
own a parcel of wild turkeys as so many
slaves. Wo may continue this subject in
our next; certainly, wc shall farther con
sider it."
"Abolition fanaticism" may not have
produced this condition of public sentiment
in Virginia; but a calm and free discussion
of tho subject of Slavery, in tho Freo States,
has had much to do with producing it. A'.
Y. Globe.

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